08.08.2012 Despite both being highlights of twentieth century avant garde art, John Cage and Rahsaan Kirk never met. But documentary director, Dick Fontaine, did a genius job in putting their work next to each other. John Cage would ...
(August 7, 1935 Kernfeld, Barry. "Kirk, Roland." The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd ed. Ed. Barry Kernfeld. Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. Retrieved on 2009-02-01. "The year of his birth has been widely given as 1936, but his birth certificate gives 1935 and confirms Ronald, not Roland." – 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.
15.08.2012 [JazzEcho] - Sein erstes Soloalbum für Atlantic Records, “Doin' It Right Now” (1972), produzierte niemand Geringeres als Rahsaan Roland Kirk. Doch internationale Bekanntheit sollte Freeman erst zehn Jahre später erlangen, als er mit seinem ebenfalls Tenorsax
14.08.2012 [Welt Online] - Als Rahsaan Roland Kirk vor 35 Jahren starb, blieb er der Menschheit in Erinnerung als Pionier des Multitaskings. Er konnte zugleich verschiedene Saxofone blasen, dazu Quer- und Nasenflöten, Kindertröten und Schalmeien. Durch die Flöten sang er auch.
12.08.2012 [SouthCoastToday.com] - He added that while Britto was a disciple of sax great Roland Kirk, "he was never a copier." Richard agrees. "Rick had his own style that everyone could hear immediately," he says. "Every single time he performed, he put a tremendous amount of energy
12.08.2012 [Oregon Music News] - People like Wayne Shorter, Eddie Harris, Yusef Lateef, and Rahsaan Roland Kirk. I went and saw those guys a lot when I was a kid 'cos I could drive and I started going to jazz clubs. I started checking those guys out all the time. YouTube Preview Image
01.08.2012 [Arkansas Times] - On Wednesday, Sway hosts shows at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. with Little Rock born bassist James Leary, who played with Porter Sr. as well as numerous jazz legends such as Max Roach, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Pharaoh Sanders and many others. On Thursday, the
30.07.2012 [Audiophile Audition] - ... (who would later be in Ornette Coleman's band, and also participated in Paul Bley's quartet) and in-demand drummer J.C. Moses (who was with Cherry in the New York Contemporary Five, and afterward was with Eric Dolphy and Rahsaan Roland Kirk).
25.07.2012 [Houston Press (blog)] - JA: The name comes from an Old Rashaan Roland Kirk tune "Theme For The Eulipions," despite the claims that we were originally formed to be a Dred Zeppelin-type Journey cover band. RO: Where would you like yourself or your band to be in one year?