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Jazz Legend Sonny Rollins Designates Major Gift to Oberlin
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Jazz Legend Sonny Rollins Designates Major Gift to Oberlin

Oberlin, Ohio -Newly created Sonny Rollins Jazz Ensemble Fund will support exemplary conservatory musicians and service efforts. In a career spanning seven decades, Sonny Rollins has left an indelible mark on the international ja …

Sonny Rollins Elected Member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

April 21, 2010 — Tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins is one of 229 leaders in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, arts, business, and public affairs who have been elected members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, it was annou …

Legendary Jazz Composer Sonny Rollins Named 2010 Edward MacDowell Medalist

The award will be presented to Rollins in a public ceremony at the Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire, on Sunday, August 15th. March 1, 2010 — The MacDowell Colony, the nation’s leading artist residency program, will present its 51st Ed …

Concord Unveils Original Jazz Classics Remasters Series
Concord Unveils Original Jazz Classics Remasters Series

24-Bit Remastering Brings New Clarity And Depth To Classic Recordings First Five Titles Set For Release On March 30, 2010 February 17, 2010 — In the tradition of its highly lauded Rudy Van Gelder Remasters Series of classic Prestige recor …

Sonny Rollins Turns 77: Revamped Web Site Celebrates With Rare Music & Video
Sonny Rollins Turns 77: Revamped Web Site Celebrates With Rare Music & Video

September 7, 2007 — Sonny Rollins turns 77 today -- September 7, 2007 -- and on the eve of the saxophonist’s 50th Anniversary Concert at Carnegie Hall, his newly revamped web site debuts, celebrating an extraordinary life in jazz. Beginning …

“The Sonny Rollins Podcast” Debuts
“The Sonny Rollins Podcast” Debuts

Monthly Video Series, Produced by Bret Primack,Features Musical Performances & Interviews February 15, 2007 — “The Sonny Rollins Podcast,” a monthly video series focusing on Sonny Rollins, the man and his music, is now available for online …