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Roland Kirk

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Roland Kirk

Roland Kirk has been played on NTS over 50 times, featured on 44 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
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Atlantic1971
The Inflated Tear
Rahsaan Roland KirkAtlantic1971
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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
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
Rahsaan Roland Kirk
Atlantic1971
Raped Voices
Rahsaan Roland KirkAtlantic1971
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Theme For The Eulipions
Rahsaan Roland Kirk
Warner Bros. Records1976
Theme For The Eulipions
Rahsaan Roland KirkWarner Bros. Records1976
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Dream
Rahsaan Roland Kirk
Atlantic1975
Dream
Rahsaan Roland KirkAtlantic1975
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Spirits Up Above
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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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Something For Trane That Trane Could Have Said
Rahsaan Roland Kirk
Atlantic1971
Something For Trane That Trane Could Have Said
Rahsaan Roland KirkAtlantic1971
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