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Coleman Hawkins by William Claxton


Sonny Rollins es un músico estadounidense de jazz, saxofonista tenor y compositor. Junto con Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Dexter Gordon y John Coltrane, está considerado uno de los grandes saxofonistas tenores de la historia del jazz.


“A Great Day in Harlem”: Famous jazz musicians, including Count Basie, Art Blakey, Art Farmer, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Golson, Coleman Hawkins, Gene Krupa, Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk, Gerry Mulligan, Oscar Pettiford, Sonny Rollins, Jimmy Rushing, Horace Silver, and Lester Young


Charlie Parker & Coleman Hawkins 1950.wmv There were giants in the earth.......................


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Coleman Randolph Hawkins, nicknamed Hawk and sometimes "Bean" (November 21, 1904 – May 19, 1969), was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. [Wikipedia]


Coleman Hawkins [1904, Saint Joseph, MO - 1969, New York City, NY] was a jazz tenor saxophonist and one of the first prominent jazz musicians on his instrument. While Hawkins is strongly associated with the swing music and big band era, he had a role in the development of bebop in the 1940s.

Line of Beauty: Coleman Hawkins (1904-1969) by William Claxton