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  1. May 31,  · Type keyword(s) to search. Today's Top Stories 1 That day I bought three records: one by Louis Armstrong, one by Count Basie, and the Best of Rahsaan Roland Kirk. The cover of the Rahsaan.
  2. A great collection of work that Roland Kirk recorded for Atlantic – some of his best-ever, as far as we're concerned! And while we'd recommend that you get every Roland Kirk album on Atlantic you can find, we also know that they're pretty darn hard to find on vinyl – and this collection's a great place to start until you can get them all. Loads of great tracks, all mixing soul, spirit, and.
  3. Roland Kirk and his band -- which, along with his normal companions Howard Johnson on tuba, Dick Griffin on trombone, Ron Burton on piano, and Vernon Martin on bass, added Leroy Jenkins on violin, Alvern Bunn on conga, Sonelius Smith on celeste and piano, and Joe Texidor on various sound objects to the mix -- once more indulge his obsession with creating modern day "black classical music.".
  4. Rahsaan was considered to be either crazy or a genius, from what I can hear my conclusion is a worthy genius. How many musicians can play multiple nose trumpets/flutes along with an .
  5. I statred listening to Rahsaan Roland Kirk in my teens. That was a long time ago. I own many of his recordings, on LP and CD. I even saw him live at Carnagie Hall. He was a genius and studied his contemporaries and incorporated their music into his arrangements flawlessly. He also pays tribute to the great John Coltrane as no one else could/5(10).
  6. Rahsaan Roland Kirk was not born blind; his blindness was caused by the ineptitude of a nurse who, either high or simply careless, overdosed him with too many eye drops. He said once that his entire life was an inflated tear. Kirk combined rage with sensitivity, curiosity with an almost maniacal need to push life to its breaking point/5(35).
  7. In his early 20s, Kirk worked in Louisville before moving to Chicago in That year he made his second album, Introducing Roland Kirk, which featured saxophonist/trumpeter Ira , Kirk toured Germany and spent three months with Charles that point onward, Kirk mostly led his own group, the Vibration Society, recording prolifically with a range of sidemen.
  8. Find Rahsaan Roland Kirk bio, music, credits, awards, & streaming links on AllMusic - Prodigiously talented jazz multi-instrumentalist,.

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