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    • Sonny Rollins - NEW YORK, NY - MAY 24:  (Front row L-R)  Philanthropist Harriet Heyman, pianist Alfred Brendel, vocalist Dawn Upshaw, jazz musician Sonny Rollins, (second row L-R) Laura Linney, choreographer Ohad Naharin, and philanthropist Michael Moritz attend Juilliard's 108th Commencement Ceremony at Lincoln Center on May 24, 2013 in New York City.
    • Sonny Rollins - NEW YORK, NY - MAY 24:  Jazz musician Sonny Rollins and vocalist Dawn Upshaw attend Juilliard's 108th Commencement Ceremony at Lincoln Center on May 24, 2013 in New York City.
    Sonny Rollins is a saxophone colossus. The revered tenor saxophonist first received that appellation via the name of his 1956 Prestige Records album. Even then, at age 26, the title seemed fitting. He had already played and/or recorded with bebop giants Charlie Parker, Bud Powell, Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, and J.J. Johnson -- and had established himself as the prominent young voice on his ...more


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