Coleman Hawkins


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Noun1.Coleman Hawkins - United States jazz saxophonist (1904-1969)
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Terry takes us behind the scenes of jazz history as he introduces scores of legendary greats including Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson, Dizzy Gillespie, Dinah Washington, Doc Severinsen, Ray Charles, Thelonious Monk, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Coleman Hawkins, Zoot Sims, and Dianne Reeves, among many others.
He also became a record producer, going into the studio with such musicians as Cecil Taylor, Coleman Hawkins, and Max Roach and Abbey Lincoln.
He played with Getz for a while -- Getz would record some of his early compositions -- and other towering pioneers like Lester Young and Coleman Hawkins.
Of these, the usual suspects receive significant attention, including Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Duke Ellington, Roy Eldridge, Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Konitz, Lennie Tristano, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, and Ornette Coleman.
Here was a 20 something playing the grand tradition of players like Ben Webster, Coleman Hawkins and Zoot Sims.
Reed All About It - an evening dedicated to the sax and clarinet players of The Jazz Age such as Johnny Dodds, George Lewis, Johnny Hodges, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Lester Young and Coleman Hawkins with award-winning clarinet and sax star Trevor Whiting, pianist Craig Milverton and drummer Rob Brown: The Castle, Wellingborough, 01933 270 007.
And moreover, the book is filled with accounts of the people he has met and befriended, and with whom he has worked as he describes his unique partnerships with Langston Hughes (19021967), Melba Liston, and the jazz scholar Marshall Stearns (1908-1966), as well as his friendships and collaborations with Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie (1917-1993), Coleman Hawkins (1904-1969), Thelonious Monk (1917-1982), Billy Strayhorn (1915-1967), Max Roach (1924-2007), Charlie Parker (1920-1955), Miles Davis (1926-1991), the novelist Paul Bowles (1910-1999), percussionist Candido de Guerra Camero, Kofi Ghanaba (1923-2008), the Gnawa Master Musicians of Morocco, and many others.
Stonestreet's constant companion and favorite playmate is his 12-year-old rescue dog named Coleman Hawkins, who reminds the busy actor about the importance of taking time out for play in order to live a happy and healthy life.
The recordings, numbering almost 1,000, of such greats as Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday and Coleman Hawkins, were recently unearthed and salvaged under the supervision of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem.
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At the same time, he was performing with jazz artists ranging from Mary Lou Williams, Coleman Hawkins and Illinois Jacquet to Kenny Dorham, Freddie Hubbard, Rahsaan Roland Kirk and Nigerian drummer Babtunde Olatunji.
His recording career started in the 1940s and he worked with Ella Fitzgerald, Benny Carter, Coleman Hawkins and Cab Calloway.