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Coleman Randolph Hawkins (November 21, 1904 – May 19, 1969), nicknamed Hawk and sometimes "Bean", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. 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.
Fellow saxophonist Lester Young, known as "Pres", commented in a 1959 interview with The Jazz Review: "As far as I'm concerned, I think Coleman Hawkins…

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  • Jazz and American song - parallel development http://www.laboratoriummuzycznychfuzji.com/2014/05/labopedia-jazz-i-amerykanska-piosenka.html
  • really amazing musician...
  • Got Swing?
  • Underrated!
  • Genial!!!
  • Definitely checkout Coleman on [artist]Randy Weston[/artist]'s [track artist=Randy Weston]Star Crossed Lovers[/track]
  • Body and Soul = masterpiece. That's my kind of jazz.
  • what a guy
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  • Watch out for the high-flying Hawk!

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