2014
A Night at the Village Vanguard
AlbumApr 22, 2014

A Night at the Village Vanguard

A Night at the Village …
A Night at the Village Vanguard is a live album by tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins released on Blue Note Records in 1958. It was recorded at the Village Vanguard in New York City in November 1957 from three sets, two in the evening and one in the afternoon with sidemen. For the afternoon set, Rollins played with Donald Bailey on bass and Pete LaRoca on drums; in the evening they were replaced respectively by Wilbur Ware and Elvin Jones.
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2012
Nomination2012

Outstanding Jazz Album

Nominated for NAACP …
Nominated for NAACP Image Award For Outstanding Jazz Album.
NAACP Image Award
2011
Award2011

Kennedy Center Honors

Won Kennedy Center Honors.
Nomination2011

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Improvised Jazz Solo.
Grammy Award
Nomination2011

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album.
Grammy Award
2005
Award2005

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Won award for "Why Was I Born?".
Grammy Award
2003
Award2003

Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Won Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
2000
This Is What I Do
AlbumOct 30, 2000

This Is What I Do

This Is What I Do is an album by jazz saxophonist Sonny …
This Is What I Do is an album by jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins, released on the Milestone label in 2000, featuring performances by Rollins with Clifton Anderson, Stephen Scott, Bob Cranshaw, Jack DeJohnette and Perry Wilson.
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G-Man
AlbumMay 24, 2000

G-Man

G-Man is a live album by American jazz saxophonist Sonny …
G-Man is a live album by American jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins. It was recorded at an outdoor concert on August 16, 1986, held at Opus 40 in Saugerties, New York. The concert was filmed for a documentary about Rollins, directed by Robert Mugge, before being released on record in November 1987 by Milestone Records. G-Man received positive reviews from critics, some of whom called it one of Rollins' best albums.
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Reel Life
AlbumMay 24, 2000

Reel Life

Reel Life is an album by jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins, …
Reel Life is an album by jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins, released on the Milestone label in 1982, featuring performances by Rollins with Bobby Broom, Yoshiaki Masuo, Bob Cranshaw and Jack DeJohnette.
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1965
Lucille Pearson
Marriage1965

Lucille Pearson

Married Lucille Pearson.
1930
Sonny Rollins
BirthSeptember 1930

Sonny Rollins

Sonny Rollins was born.
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