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Sonny Rollins plays the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in 2011.
Sonny Rollins plays the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in 2011. Rick Diamond/Getty Images
In the order I thought of them and/or looked them up on the Internet.
- Theodore "Sonny" Rollins, saxophonist*
- Conrad Yeatis "Sonny" Clark, pianist
- Sun Ra, aka Le Sony'r Ra, aka Herman Poole "Sonny" Blount, pianist/composer
- Frank "Sonny" Dallas, bassist
- Warren Harding "Sonny" Sharrock, guitarist
- James Marcellus Arthur "Sunny" Murray, drummer*
- Huey "Sonny" Simmons, saxophonist*
- Edward "Sonny" Stitt, saxophonist
- William "Sonny" Criss, saxophonist
- Cornelius "Sonny" Fortune, saxophonist/flutist*
- Sonny Red, aka Sylvester Kyner Jr., saxophonist
- Saul "Sonny" Berman, trumpeter
- William Alexander "Sonny" Greer, drummer
- Percival "Sonny" Payne, drummer
- George "Sonny" Cohn, trumpeter
- Herbert Lawrence "Sonny" Greenwich, guitarist*
- Sunny Sumter, vocalist/DC Jazz Festival Executive Director*
- Sunny Jain, drummer*
Previously on this (highly informal) series of listicles.