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Rahsaan Roland Kirk

Born: 
08/07/1935
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Died: 
12/05/1977
Years Active: 
1955-1977
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Rahsaan Roland Kirk was an American jazz multi-instrumentalist who played tenor saxophone, flute and many other instruments. He was renowned for his onstage vitality, during which virtuoso improvisation was accompanied by comic banter, political ranting, and the ability to play several instruments simultaneously. Kirk was born Ronald Theodore Kirk but felt compelled by a dream to transpose two letters in his first name to make Roland. He became blind at an early age as a result of poor medical treatment. In 1970, Kirk added "Rahsaan" to his name after hearing it in a dream.

Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Country
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 12/19/1961 Pandora's Box Los Angeles California USA
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 12/20/1961 Pandora's Box Los Angeles California USA
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 12/21/1961 Pandora's Box Los Angeles California USA
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 12/22/1961 Pandora's Box Los Angeles California USA
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 12/23/1961 Pandora's Box Los Angeles California USA
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 12/24/1961 Pandora's Box Los Angeles California USA
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 12/26/1961 Pandora's Box Los Angeles California USA
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 12/27/1961 Pandora's Box Los Angeles California USA
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 12/28/1961 Pandora's Box Los Angeles California USA
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 12/29/1961 Pandora's Box Los Angeles California USA
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 12/30/1961 Pandora's Box Los Angeles California USA
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 12/31/1961 Pandora's Box Los Angeles California USA
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 01/02/1962 Pandora's Box Los Angeles California USA
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 01/03/1962 Pandora's Box Los Angeles California USA
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 01/04/1962 Pandora's Box Los Angeles California USA
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 01/05/1962 Pandora's Box Los Angeles California USA
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 01/06/1962 Pandora's Box Los Angeles California USA
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 01/07/1962 Pandora's Box Los Angeles California USA
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 01/09/1962 Pandora's Box Los Angeles California USA
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 01/10/1962 Pandora's Box Los Angeles California USA
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 01/11/1962 Pandora's Box Los Angeles California USA
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 01/12/1962 Pandora's Box Los Angeles California USA
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 01/13/1962 Pandora's Box Los Angeles California USA
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 01/14/1962 Pandora's Box Los Angeles California USA
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 01/16/1962 Pandora's Box Los Angeles California USA

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