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Rol·lins

 (rŏl′ĭnz), Theodore Walter Known as "Sonny." Born 1930.
American jazz saxophonist and composer who originated the practice of playing bop in three-quarter time.
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Rollins

(ˈrɒlɪnz)
n
(Biography) Sonny, original name Theodore Walter Rollins. born 1930, US jazz tenor saxophonist, noted for his improvisation
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de Judgmen' Day am rollin' roan', Rollin', yes, a-rollin', I hear the trumpets' awful soun', Rollin', yes, a-rollin'."
Tuesday was the day upon which Michel Rollin came to Amitrano's.
The genial disdain of Michel Rollin, who called them impostors, was answered by him with vituperation, of which crapule and canaille were the least violent items; he amused himself with abuse of their private lives, and with sardonic humour, with blasphemous and obscene detail, attacked the legitimacy of their births and the purity of their conjugal relations: he used an Oriental imagery and an Oriental emphasis to accentuate his ribald scorn.
Been layin' in jail, A-waitin' for bail, Till my bully comes rollin' along."
In the family "keeping-room," as it is termed, he will remember the staid, respectable old book-case, with its glass doors, where Rollin's History,[1] Milton's Paradise Lost, Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, and Scott's Family Bible,[2] stand side by side in decorous order, with multitudes of other books, equally solemn and respectable.
[1] The Ancient History, ten volumes (1730-1738), by the French historian Charles Rollin (1661-1741).
"We got to go rollin' down to Rio as well as sing about it to a lot of cheap skates.
The Roman Empire having worked out its destruction, Mr Boffin next appeared in a cab with Rollin's Ancient History, which valuable work being found to possess lethargic properties, broke down, at about the period when the whole of the army of Alexander the Macedonian (at that time about forty thousand strong) burst into tears simultaneously, on his being taken with a shivering fit after bathing.
If you'd seen him sitting up in that tree hob-nobbin' with his twin brother--and singin' in that rollin' bass of his, `Ring out, wild bells,' cause music of any kind seemed to put 'em in a good humor, you'd have smiled; but we weren't in much mood for laughin', as you can guess.
Brachman, Rollins School of Public Health, Grace Crum Rollins Building, 1518 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA; email: pbrachm@ sph.emory.edu
Superbly produced and performed, Mosaic, the latest album from the Latin guitar duo Young and Rollins, is an artistically impressive collection combining salsa, flamenco, Latin jazz and classically inclined guitar music.
BRITISH jazz trombonist Dennis Rollins opens a British tour in Liverpool on Friday with an unlikely musical collaboration.