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Roland Kirk

Jazz's ultimate one-man band, Roland Kirk (1936-77) could play three horns at once and blow up a storm on flute, tenor sax, myriad bells and whistles. Geoffrey Smith salutes a spectacular talent.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Rahsaan Roland Kirk

    Three For The Festival

    • We Free Kings.
    • Emarcy.
    • 1.
  • Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Hank Jones, Wendell Marshall & Charlie Persip

    You Did It, You Did It!

    • We Free Kings.
    • Emarcy.
    • 8.
  • Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Richard Wyands, Art Davis & Charlie Persip

    A Sack Full Of Soul Jazz

    • We Free Kings.
    • Emarcy.
    • 3.
  • Rahsaan Roland Kirk

    Skaters' Waltz

    • Kirk's Work - Roland Kirk with Jack McDuff.
    • Prestige.
    • 7.
  • Charles Mingus

    Eat That Chicken

    • Oh Yeh.
    • Atlantic.
    • 4.
  • Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Harold Mabern, Abdullah Rafik & Sonny Brown

    I've Got Your Number

    • The Roland Kirk Quartet with the Benny Goodman Orchestra.
    • Mercury.
    • 1.
  • Jackie Byard, Richard Davis, Rahsaan Roland Kirk & Elvin Jones

    No Tonic Pres

    • Roland Kirk: Rip Rig And Panic.
    • Emarcy.
    • 5.
  • Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Jackie Byard, Richard Davis & Elvin Jones

    Rip Rig And Panic

    • Roland Kirk: Rip Rig And Panic.
    • Emarcy.
    • 5.
  • Rahsaan Roland Kirk

    Creole Love Call

    • THE INFLATED TEAR.
    • RHINO/ATLANTIC.
    • 6.
  • Rahsaan Roland Kirk

    Carney And Begard Place

    • Does Your House Have Lions.
    • Atlantic.
    • 9.
  • Rahsaan Roland Kirk

    Roots

    • Here COmes The Whistleman.
    • Atlantic.
    • 2.

Roland Kirk

Three For The Festival

Roland Kirk        

Roland Kirk        

Emarcy 826-4552            

 

You Did It, You Did It!

Roland Kirk, Hank Jones, Wendell Marshall, Charlie Persip        

Roland Kirk

Emarcy 826-455-2            

               

A Sack Full of Soul

Roland Kirk, Richard Wyands, Art Davis, Charlie Persip 

Roland Kirk        

Emarcy 826-4552             

               

Skaters' Waltz

Roland Kirk        

Charles Emile Waldteufel            

Prestige PR-7210             

               

Eat That Chicken

Charles Mingus               

Charles Mingus

Atlantic 7567-906677     

 

I’ve Got Your Number   

Roland Kirk, Harold Mabern, Abdullah Rafik, Sonny Brown        

Coleman / Leigh              

Mercury SMWL-21043  

               

No Tonic Pres

Jackie Byard, Richard Davis, Roland Kirk, Elvin Jones      

Emarcy 8321-642

               

Rip Rig And Panic

Roland Kirk, Jackie Byard, Richard Davis, Elvin Jones      

Roland Kirk

Emarcy 8321-642 (1)      

               

Creole Love Call

Roland Kirk        

Ellington              

Rhino/Atlantic  81227-36142       

 

Carney and Bigard Place

Roland Kirk        

Roland Kirk        

Atlantic 8122--71406-2  

               

Roots   

Roland Kirk        

Roland Kirk                        

Atlantic 3007     

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