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Sonny Rollins (Saxophonist) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

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Sonny Rollins
Walter Theodore "Sonny" Rollins is an American jazz saxophonist widely recognized as one of the most important and influential jazz musicians. During a career spanning seven decades, he recorded over 60 albums as a leader. Some of his compositions, including "St. Thomas", "Oleo", "Doxy", "Pent-Up House" and "Airegin", have become the jazz standard. Rollins has been called "the greatest living improviser" and "Colossus Saxophone".
Birth nameWalter Theodore Rollins
BornSeptember 7, 1930, New York City, U.S.
GenresJazz, hard bop
Occupation(s)Musician, composer, bandleader
InstrumentsTenor saxophone, soprano saxophone
Years active1947–2012
LabelsPrestige, Blue Note, Contemporary, RCA Victor, Impulse, Milestone, Doxy, Okeh, EmArcy/Doxy
Associated actsClifford Brown, Miles Davis, Kenny Dorham, Art Farmer, Dizzy Gillespie, Babs Gonzales, J.J. Johnson, Jackie McLean, Thelonious Monk, Bud Powell, Max Roach, Modern Jazz Quartet

About Sonny Rollins

Saxophonist Sonny Rollins was born in New York City, New York, United States on September 7, 1930. He's 93 years old today.

Grammy Award winner and composer of jazz songs such as"St. Thomas" and"Doxy". He is considered a jazz legend.

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Sonny Rollins before becoming famous

Sonny Rollins was born in the Zodiac sign Virgo (The Maiden), and 1930 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Horse (馬).

He was a member of a jazz band in high school and started working on his first records in 1949, eventually cooperating with Miles Davis and other well-known musicians.

Achievement of Sonny Rollins

His 1956 album Saxophone Colossus gained great acclaim.

Sonny Rollins's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

His wife, Lucile, died in 2004.

Sonny Rollins on Social Media

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Sonny Rollins Collabed with

He collaborated on a number of projects with Drummer Max Roach throughout the years.

Sonny Rollins Income & Net worth

Sonny Rollins's income mainly comes from the work that created his reputation: a saxophonist. Information about his net worth in 2024 is being updated as soon as possible by, you can contact to tell us Net Worth of the Sonny Rollins.

Sonny Rollins Height and Weight

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Latest information about Sonny Rollins updated on March 24 2023.