“I’m one of the soldiers of this spiritual battle of jazz.”
Sonny Rollins speaks in 2015 at the Jazz Foundation of America
Sonny Rollins, one of the all-time great tenor-saxophonists, was honored by the Jazz Foundation of America in 2015.
After a celebratory concert featuring several major saxophonists, Rollins gives a heartfelt and enthusiastic talk.
He mentions some of his musical heroes, pays tribute to jazz, and ends by praising the Jazz Foundation of America for their work in helping musicians in need.
– Scott Yanow