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Marking the Coleman Hawkins Centennial

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Marking the Coleman Hawkins Centennial

Marking the Coleman Hawkins Centennial

Marking the Coleman Hawkins Centennial

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This week marks the centennial of the birth of Coleman Hawkins, the jazz saxophonist who helped define his instrument. A new recording compiles some of Coleman Hawkins' best work, and critic Jim Fusilli says it's a must-have for any fan of American music.

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Album
The Centennial Collection
Artist
Coleman Hawkins
Released
2004

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