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Coleman Hawkins - Quotes

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If you don't make mistakes, you aren't really trying.

If you don't make mistakes, you aren't really trying.

Some people say there was no jazz tenor before me. All I know is I just had a way of playing and I didn't think in terms of any other instrument but the tenor. ---->>>

I honestly can't characterize my style in words. It seems that whatever comes to me naturally, I play. ---->>>

Music should always be an adventure.

Music should always be an adventure.

I made the tenor sax - there's nobody plays like me and I don't play like anybody else. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 11-21, 1904
Birthplace:
Die: 05-19, 1969
Occupation: Musician
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Coleman Randolph Hawkins (November 21, 1904 – May 19, 1969), nicknamed Hawk and sometimes "Bean", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. One of the first prominent jazz musicians on his instrument, as Joachim E. Berendt explained: "there were some tenor players before him, but the instrument was not an acknowledged jazz horn" (wikipedia)