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Rahsaan Roland Kirk & The Vibration Society

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Rahsaan Roland Kirk & The Vibration Society

Rahsaan Roland Kirk & The Vibration Society has been played on NTS shows including Launette's Hour w/ Laura Coxeter, with Sweet Fire first played on 16 August 2015.

Rahsaan Roland Kirk (1936-1977) was a blind American jazz saxophonist, perhaps best known for his ability to play more than one saxophone at once.

Kirk was born Ronald Kirk on 7th August 1936, in Columbus, Ohio, but felt compelled by a dream to transpose two letters in his first name to make Roland. After another dream in about 1970 he added Rahsaan to his name.

His playing was generally rooted in soul jazz or hard bop, but Kirk's…

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Rahsaan Roland Kirk & The Vibration Society
Atlantic1970
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Sweet Fire
Rahsaan Roland Kirk & The Vibration Society
Atlantic1970
Sweet Fire
Rahsaan Roland Kirk & The Vibration SocietyAtlantic1970
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