Sonny Rollins

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Birthday
7, 1930
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
7, 1930 (age 88)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Grammy Award-winning performer, composer of many well-known jazz standards like "St. Thomas" and "Doxy." He is considered a jazz great.

Before Fame

He played in a jazz band in high school and worked on his first recordings in 1949, going on to collaborate with Miles Davis and other famed musicians.

Trivia

His 1956 album Saxophone Colossus was critically acclaimed.

Family Life

His wife Lucile passed away in 2004.

Associated With

He collaborated with Max Roach on many projects over the years.