Saxophone Colossus Movie Poster
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  • 1 hr 41 min
  • Documentary

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Synopsis

Combining concert footage with candid interviews, director Robert Mugge's look into the life of famed jazz musician Sonny Rollins follows him from New York City to Tokyo for his many performances. Rollins, known for his improvisational skills on the saxophone, speaks about his career and is also featured playing with the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo. Archival footage and interviews with his wife and several jazz critics flesh out the portrait of this jazz icon.