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Sonny Fortune

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Sonny Fortune

Sonny Fortune has been played over 10 times on NTS, first on 7 October 2015. Sonny Fortune's music has been featured on 9 episodes.

Sonny Fortune (Cornelius Fortune, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S, May 19, 1939 – October 25, 2018) was an American jazz saxphonist. Fortune played soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone saxophones, clarinet, and flute.

After moving to New York City in 1967, Fortune recorded and appeared live with drummer Elvin Jones's group. In 1968 he was a member of Mongo Santamaría's band. He performed with singer Leon Thomas, and with pianist McCoy Tyner (1971–73). In 1974 Fortune replaced Dave Liebman in Miles Davis's ensemble, remaining until…

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The Afro-Americans
Sonny Fortune
Atlantic1977
The Afro-Americans
Sonny FortuneAtlantic1977
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Sound Of Silents
Sonny Fortune
Strata-East1974
Sound Of Silents
Sonny FortuneStrata-East1974
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It Is Not True, Simply Because You Cannot Believe it
Sonny Fortune, Billy Harper, Stanley Cowell, Reggie Workman, Billy Hart
Black And Blue1987
It Is Not True, Simply Because You Cannot Believe it
Sonny Fortune, Billy Harper, Stanley Cowell, Reggie Workman, Billy HartBlack And Blue1987
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Revelation
Sonny Fortune
Horizon Records & Tapes, A&M Records1976
Revelation
Sonny FortuneHorizon Records & Tapes, A&M Records1976
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Seeing Beyond The Obvious
Sonny Fortune
Horizon Records & Tapes, A&M Records1976
Seeing Beyond The Obvious
Sonny FortuneHorizon Records & Tapes, A&M Records1976
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Thoughts
Sonny Fortune
Horizon, A&M Records1976
Thoughts
Sonny FortuneHorizon, A&M Records1976
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Long Before Our Mothers Cried
Sonny Fortune
Strata-East1974
Long Before Our Mothers Cried
Sonny FortuneStrata-East1974
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Perihelion
Sonny Fortune
Atlantic1978
Perihelion
Sonny FortuneAtlantic1978
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Thoughts
Sonny Fortune
Horizon Records & Tapes, A&M Records1976
Thoughts
Sonny FortuneHorizon Records & Tapes, A&M Records1976
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