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Roland Kirk

Roland Kirk has been played on NTS over 90 times, featured on 90 episodes and was first played on 15 September 2013.

He was best known for being a blind jazz saxophonist who could play more than one wind instrument at once. Kirk played a number of musical instruments, mainly various saxophones, clarinets and flutes. His main instruments were tenor saxophone and two obscure saxophones: the stritch and the manzello. Kirk modified these instruments himself to accommodate his simultaneous playing technique. The idea of playing more than one saxophone at the same time occurred to him in a dream and he set out to make…

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Ain't No Sunshine
Rahsaan Roland Kirk
Rhino Records1993
Ain't No Sunshine
Rahsaan Roland KirkRhino Records1993
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The Inflated Tear
Rahsaan Roland Kirk
Atlantic1971
The Inflated Tear
Rahsaan Roland KirkAtlantic1971
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Spirits Up Above
Rahsaan Roland Kirk
Warner Jazz, Rhino Records2012
Spirits Up Above
Rahsaan Roland KirkWarner Jazz, Rhino Records2012
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Black Root
Rahsaan Roland Kirk
Atlantic1971
Black Root
Rahsaan Roland KirkAtlantic1971
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Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
Roland Kirk
32 Jazz1998
Black Mystery Has Been Revealed
Roland Kirk32 Jazz1998
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The Inflated Tear
Roland Kirk
Atlantic1968
The Inflated Tear
Roland KirkAtlantic1968
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Salvation And Reminiscing
Rahsaan Roland Kirk
Atlantic1973
Salvation And Reminiscing
Rahsaan Roland KirkAtlantic1973
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We Free Kings
Roland Kirk
Mercury1962
We Free Kings
Roland KirkMercury1962
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Volunteered Slavery
Roland Kirk
Atlantic1969
Volunteered Slavery
Roland KirkAtlantic1969
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Spirits Up Above
Roland Kirk
Warner Jazz2012
Spirits Up Above
Roland KirkWarner Jazz2012
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