Category: coleman hawkins

“If you don’t make mistakes, you aren’t really…

“If you don’t make mistakes, you aren’t really trying” — Coleman Hawkins, born #onthisday in 1904. 

#OnThisDay in 1939, saxophonist Coleman Hawkins recorded Body…

#OnThisDay in 1939, saxophonist Coleman Hawkins recorded Body and Soul, playing an advanced improvisation that helped redefine jazz history.

Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins was recorded for Impulse!…

Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins was recorded for Impulse! Records #onthisday in 1962.

Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins was recorded for Impulse!…

Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins was recorded for Impulse! Records #onthisday in 1962.