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Saxophone colossus

Author: Sonny RollinsRobert MuggeClifton AndersonMark SoskinBob CranshawAll authors
Publisher: [S.l.] : Sony Corporation of America, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The film captures Sonny Rollins in some of his finest improvisational hours. The centerpiece of this video is the world premiere performance of concerto for tenor saxophone and orchestra, which is composed by Rollins and arranged and orchestrated by Heikki Sarmanto.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sonny Rollins; Robert Mugge; Clifton Anderson; Mark Soskin; Bob Cranshaw; Marvin Smitty Smith; Jim Hall; Ben Riley; Heikki Sarmanto; Yomiuri Nihon Kōkyō Gakudan.; Sony Corporation of America.; Mug-Shot Productions.
OCLC Number: 80454060
Notes: VHS.
Title on container : Sonny Rollins in Saxophone colossus.
Mug-shot Productions, c1986.
Credits: Executive producers, David Mazor and Michael Phillips ; associate producer, Lucille Rollins ; producer and director, Robert Mugge.
Performer(s): Featuring Sonny Rollins, saxophone, with various ensembles including: Clifton Anderson, trombone ; Mark Soskin, piano ; Bob Cranshaw, bass ; Marvin "Smitty" Smith or Ben Riley, drums ; Jim Hall, guitar ; the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra ; Heikko Sarmanto, arranger and conductor.
Event notes: G-man, Don't stop the carnival and Tenor saxophone solo were performed live at Harvey Fite's Opus 40 in Saugerties, N.Y. on Aug. 16, 1986 ; the Concerto was performed on May 18, 1986 in Tokyo, Japan. The bridge was performed in 1963.
Description: 1 videocassette (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: G-man --
The bridge --
Tenor saxophone solo --
Concerto for tenor saxophone and orchestra --
Don't stop the carnival.
Other Titles: Sonny Rollins in Saxophone colossus.
Responsibility: a film by Robert Mugge.

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The film captures Sonny Rollins in some of his finest improvisational hours. The centerpiece of this video is the world premiere performance of concerto for tenor saxophone and orchestra, which is composed by Rollins and arranged and orchestrated by Heikki Sarmanto.

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