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Rahsaan Roland Kirk

American musician

Rahsaan Roland Kirk

American musician
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birthday
7th
August, 1935
Death
5th
December, 1977
Birth Place
Columbus, Ohio, United States
Birth Sign
leo
Biography

Rahsaan Roland Kirk (August 7, 1935 – December 5, 1977) was an American jazz multi-instrumentalist who played tenor saxophone, flute, and many other instruments. He was renowned for his onstage vitality, during which virtuoso improvisation was accompanied by comic banter, political ranting, and the ability to play several instruments simultaneously.

instruments played
anglais
clarinet
cor
flute
keyboards
manzello
nose
percussion
saxophone
stritch
Tenor
Associated Acts

Charles Mingus, Quincy Jones

Birth Name

Ronald Theodore Kirk

Genres

Jazz, hard bop, soul jazz, post-bop, avant-garde jazz, mainstream jazz

Labels

King, Chess, Prestige, Mercury, Limelight, Verve, Atlantic, Warner Bros.

Occupations

Musician, composer, arranger, bandleader

Years Active

1955 1977

Name

Rahsaan Roland Kirk

Nationality

United States of America

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