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  • Author Coleman Hawkins

    Coleman Hawkins


    Coleman Randolph Hawkins, nicknamed Hawk and sometimes "Bean", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. One of the first prominent jazz musicians on his instrument, as Joachim E. Berendt explained: "there were some tenor players before him, but the instrument was not an acknowledged jazz horn". While Hawkins is strongly associated with the swing music and big band era, he had a role in the development of bebop in the 1940s... (wikipedia)

    • Born in Missouri
    • Country Canada
    • Died On 5/19/1969

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