Sonny Rollins is triple winner at Jazz Awards

Sonny Rollins is triple winner at Jazz Awards – Yahoo! News.

NEW YORK (AP) — Tenor sax legend Sonny Rollins was a triple winnerWednesday at the annual, garnering musician of the year honors for the second straight year.

Rollins also repeated as the top tenor saxophonist. His latest CD, “Road Shows, Vol. 2,” consisting of live recordings from concerts in Japan and his September 2010 80th birthday concert in New York highlighted by a first-ever public performance with free jazz visionary and alto saxophonist Ornette Coleman, was chosen the year’s best jazz recording.

“I was born with some talent for which I am grateful,” Rollins said in a statement read from the stage at the Blue Note jazz club by emcee Josh Jackson….more.

www.jjaJazzAwards.org

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