Line of Beauty: Coleman Hawkins (1904-1969) by William Claxton
Coleman Randolph Hawkins, nicknamed Hawk and sometimes "Bean" (November 21, 1904 – May 19, 1969), was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. [Wikipedia]
Coleman Hawkins - Legendary American jazz saxophonist. Hawkins was one of the first prominent jazz musicians on the tenor saxophone.
Coleman Hawkins. After touring Europe as a solo performer, Hawkins returned to the US and in the fall of 1939 recorded Body and Soul, which was a huge success, so much so, that readers of DownBeat voted him best tenor saxophonist of the year.
Coleman Hawkins and Sonny Stitt
Charlie Parker & Coleman Hawkins 1950.wmv There were giants in the earth.......................
Coleman Hawkins and Miles Davis, New York, 1947, by William P. Gottlieb
Billie Holiday & Coleman Hawkins
Pastdaily Downbeat - Coleman Hawkins All-Stars - Live In Munich - 1950.
smoke gets in your eyes • coleman hawkins