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’I was so close to the sky. It was spiritual’ Sonny Rollins

I was so close to the sky. It was spiritual‘: Sonny Rollins on jazz landmark The Bridge at 60

 

It’s one of the most romantic stories in music: the jazz star rejecting fame to practice on a New York bridge for two years. Now 91, Rollins recalls those long cold days “ and how he has coped after losing the power to play

 

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