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The Stanley Dance sessions

Coleman Hawkins (performer), Hank Jones (performer), Mickey Sheen (performer)
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Title
The Stanley Dance sessions
Performer
Coleman Hawkins 1904-1969 (saxofoon) Hank Jones 1918-2010 (piano) Mickey Sheen  (drums) Buck Clayton  (trompet) Roy Eldridge 1911-1988 (trompet) Ray Brown 1926-2002 (contrabas) George Duvivier 1920-1985 (contrabas)
Publisher
Lone Hill Jazz, 2005
1 cd
Recording date
1958
Playing time
01:18:09
EAN
8436019581896
CDR
JE25273
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73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

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More than 1 times in Flemish libraries

About Coleman Hawkins

Coleman Randolph Hawkins (November 21, 1904 – May 19, 1969), nicknamed "Hawk" and sometimes "Bean", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. One of the first prominent jazz musicians on his instrument, as Joachim E. Berendt explained: "there were some tenor players before him, but the instrument was not an acknowledged jazz horn". Hawkins biographer John Chilton described the prevalent styles of tenor saxophone solos prior to Hawkins as "mooing" and "rubbery belches." Hawkins cited as influences Happy Caldwell, Stump Evans, and Prince Robinson, although he was the first to tailor his method of improvisation to the saxophone rather than imitate the techniques of the clarinet. Hawkins' virtuosic, arpeggiated approach to improvisation, with his characteristic rich, emotional, loud, and vibrato-laden tonal style, was the main influence on a generation of tenor players that included Chu Berry, Charlie Barnet, Tex Beneke, Ben Webster, Vido Musso, Hers…Read more on Wikipedia

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