Legendary jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins is a household word," an innovator, and a hardy perennial" in the jazz world. He came up, performed, and recorded with the likes of Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, and John Coltrane. His musical evolution never stopped, and at 76, he continues to offer a hefty schedule of concerts worldwide.
Veteran AAJ contributor Victor Schermer caught up with Rollins a few weeks before a performance at Philadelphia's Kimmel Center, to talk about his career, his most personal experience with 9/11, his late wife Lucille and some advice for aspiring musicians.
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