Archive for January, 2018

An early Japanese issue of Coleman Hawkins Hawkins! Alive! At The Village Gate

With this post, we consider the person who brought the tenor saxophone to the forefront in jazz and arguably the best tenor saxophonist of all time. Coleman Hawkins. For nearly 40 years, Hawkins continued to break new ground with the tenor sax and in jazz in general. His influence is unquestioned. When reviewing Hawkins’ extensive […]