Sunday, September 11, 2011

The Hawk with Red Allen

I've been doing my homework for a Coleman Hawkins tribute concert this afternoon. Here's two of my favourites - both feature the Hawk with Henry 'Red' Allen, a great partnership that (intermittently) spanned decades:





And here's priceless film of them in 1957 CBS production 'The Sound of Jazz', along with an all-star lineup including Pee Wee Russell (another notable collaborator with Hawkins):

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