A jazzy tribute to two of huge acting talents we lost last week : Jean-Paul Belmondo and Michael K. Williams. It has all been a matter of death and life, birth and loss. While the world mourn these legendary actors, jazz enthusiasts celebrated the 91st birthday of the living legend Sonny Rollins. The jazz “Colossus” remains to be an important figure of post bebop era and beyond. The wisdom of sonny rollins is something unique. Listening to him talking about life is always a delightful experience.



Jazz, Soul, Bebop

Roland Kirk Quartet – Serenade To A Cuckoo

Ornette Coleman – Law Years

“Omar is Coming” – Scene from “The Wire”

Freddie Hubbard – First Light

Gary Bartz – I’ve Known Rivers

Jean Belmondo film quotes

The Jazz Crusaders – The Young Rabbits

Ella Fitzgerald – Lullaby of Birdland

Sonny Rolling Interview

Sonny Rollins – Without A Song

Mulgrew Miller interview – Don’t underestimate Horace Silver

 Horace Silver – Liberated Brother

 Herbie Hancock telling the story of “Watermelon Man”

 Herbie Hancock – Watermelon Man

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