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Jazz Sonny Simmons

altissimo

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Sonny Simmons and the Cosmosamatics - Dance of the Zetrons
http://youtu.be/hzt5h1YRfbg
Sonny Simmons - Alto sax
Michael Marcus - Tenor Sax
Gildas Scouarnec - Bass
Clifford Barbaro - Drums
2005, Klub Mózg / Bydgoszcz

Sonny Simmons is a lesser known sax player, spanning the gap between be bop and free jazz. He's played with Elvin Jones, Jimmy Garrison, Eric Dolphy (he wrote Music Matador), Sonny Rollins, Don Cherry, Prince Lasha and many more
check out his website for more info
http://www.sonnysimmons.org/

and a couple of fascinating interviews here -
http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=2178
http://www.jazzweekly.com/interviews/ssimmons.htm (may contain swear words)
 

Saxby

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Hello Altissimo :thumb:
Yes the great Sonny Simmons well worth checking out for anyone who is not aware of his work...
 

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here's some more Sonny Simmons playing solo -
 
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