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  1. Vudozahn
    A really unusual chapter of the Coleman Hawkins catalog – an album of easy-going ballads and late nite tracks, recorded with backings from arranger Frank Hunter – hence the title of the set! Hunter's using some lush strings on the set, but not in a way that gets in front of Hawkins ' horn – and Coleman gets plenty of room to blow on the session, recorded here in a nice echoey .
  2. Kazizil
    Jan 01,  · Coleman Hawkins - Body And Soul - RCA Bluebird. Hawkins (ts) and many others. Rec. The trouble with Hawk is the same one faced by someone looking for an ideal single-set introduction to maverick genius Sidney Bechet – in such a long and protean career, how do you get all the best bits on one label? With Bechet it’s still impossible.
  3. Malatilar
    Coleman Randolph Hawkins, 21 November , St. Joseph, Missouri, USA, d. 19 May , New York City, New York, USA. Coleman Hawkins (aka ‘Bean’ and ‘Hawk’) is a colossus of the tenor saxophone, and hence of jazz. He was the first to use the instrument as a serious means of expression and continued to be open to new developments for
  4. Dor
    Hawkins' Barrel House: Blues Changes: Bean The Met: Bu-Dee-Daht: Flame Thrower: Imagination: Disorder At The Border: Feeling Zero: Rainbow Mist: Battle Of The Saxes: Pick Up Boys: On The Bean: Hawk's Variations - Pt 1: Hawk's Variations - Pt 2: Nat Meets June: Bean 5/5.
  5. Taunos
    This week’s review is The Hawk Flies High a re-issue showcasing tenor saxophonist Coleman Hawkins. This album was originally released in but new listeners will still find the jazz featured here fresh and cheeky. Coleman Hawkins was in his fifties when he recorded the album (completing the project in just two afternoons!) and provides hope to any middle aged person .
  6. Guzragore
    Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for - Coleman Hawkins on AllMusic - - A fine set that finds Hawkins in his mid-'40s 6/
  7. Negar
    Heartened to see Kind of Blue top and Concert By the Sea in the top 20, but what of the older sax stars – Coleman Hawkins and Ben Webster, Johnny Hodges and .
  8. Daitaxe
    The Empress of the Blues, Bessie Smith was a genuine superstar in the 20's and a Force of Nature all her life. She put the Blues on stage and proceeded to knock 'em in the aisles. From her first recordings as a 'Blues Diva' in to her final sessions, this fully rounded collection of 36 tracks includes collaborations with Louis Armstrong, Coleman Hawkins and Benny Goodman.

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