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COLEMAN HAWKINS-THE HAWK SWINGS. There aren’t many musicians whose career traversed the big band, swing and bebop eras. Coleman Hawkins did. He was one of the finest tenor saxophonists in the history of jazz. Born in 1904, Coleman Hawkins was around when jazz was born. His recording debut came in 1921, as a member of …

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