Sonny Rollins and Meryl Streep, Kennedy Center Honors 2011
Kennedy Center Honors, White House, December 2011
Sonny's Video Conference with 10 of his Fans
Road Shows, vol. 3, is Sonny's new recording.
Sonny Rollins Meets His Fans, A Google Hangout
Roy Haynes and Sonny Rollins first recorded together in 1949 with Bud Powell on "Bouncing with Bud." Sonny was 19. Roy was 24.
“I am always happy to be practicing. Period. I enjoy just playing my horn and going into the type of meditation that playing involves. It puts me mentally in a place that is always transcendent and above real life. I love playing just for myself. It’s a great experience.”
"One very important thing I learned from Monk was his complete dedication to music. That was his reason for being alive. Nothing else mattered except music, really."