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Roland Kirk

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Roland Kirk

Roland Kirk has been played on NTS over 40 times, featured on 34 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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The Inflated Tear
Roland Kirk
Atlantic1971
The Inflated Tear
Roland KirkAtlantic1971
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Ain't No Sunshine
Roland Kirk
Rhino Records1993
Ain't No Sunshine
Roland KirkRhino Records1993
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The Inflated Tear
Roland Kirk
Atlantic1968
The Inflated Tear
Roland KirkAtlantic1968
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I Talk With The Spirits
Roland Kirk
Mercury1990
I Talk With The Spirits
Roland KirkMercury1990
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Raped Voices
Roland Kirk
Atlantic1971
Raped Voices
Roland KirkAtlantic1971
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Dream
Roland Kirk
Atlantic1975
Dream
Roland KirkAtlantic1975
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Spirits Up Above
Roland Kirk
Warner Jazz, Rhino Records2012
Spirits Up Above
Roland KirkWarner Jazz, Rhino Records2012
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Black Root
Roland Kirk
Atlantic1971
Black Root
Roland KirkAtlantic1971
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Summertime
Roland Kirk
Warner Bros. Records1978
Summertime
Roland KirkWarner Bros. Records1978
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Why Don't They Know
Roland Kirk
Verve Records1967
Why Don't They Know
Roland KirkVerve Records1967
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