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Sonny Rollins artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music
March 12, 2012 Hear from tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins, drummer Jack DeJohnette and bassist Stanley Clarke.
July 26, 2007 Hear an interview and in-studio performance by the fiery, passionate tenor-sax legend.
April 28, 2007 The elder statesman of the saxophone, Sonny Rollins has released a new CD on his own label.
December 3, 2010 Kevin Whitehead picks CDs, books and a DVD for the jazz lover on your list this holiday season.
September 7, 2005 Hear a review of a new 9/11 tribute CD by saxophonist Sonny Rollins.
August 1, 2001 Jazz legend Rollins recorded this album as a tribute to the cause of African-American freedom.
August 1, 2001 Rollins' breakthrough album contains diverse musical elements including a calypso and ballad.
December 5, 2011 The list of our 50 favorite albums of the year includes Tom Waits and more artists from S to W.
August 28, 2011 In a special concert, the saxophone colossus unites with fellow jazz legends like Ornette Coleman.
July 27, 2011 Did you know that Sonny Rollins played on a Rolling Stones song? Hear that and other jazz cameos.
May 17, 2011 Hear five jazz songs that express Western themes of space, freedom, pioneers and movement.
September 7, 2010 It's hard to overstate Rollins' contribution to jazz. In honor of his birthday, here's a look back.
December 1, 2009 We remember the idiosyncratic Jim Hall with a five-song introduction to his music by Rez Abassi.
May 5, 2008 Hear five notable glimpses into the world's most famous jazz joint.
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