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Meeting on a gig with Miles Davis in the late ’40s at the Audubon Ballroom in New York, tenor saxophonists Sonny Rollins and John Coltrane—two of the greatest innovators of jazz to ever live—struck up not only a musical connection, but a personal friendship over the years of crossing paths. Stylistically, the two were moving in different, but intersecting circles. Where Trane was evolving harmonically, Sonny was evolving rhythmically and inflectionally. The two were a match made in musical heaven in a time that allowed them to interact on a musical and personal level. Rollins remembers Coltrane as a man who “when he said something, meant it. And that was different from most other people.”

Bret Primack has been at the forefront of jazz media since 1995 pioneering his Jazz Central Station. From there Primack went to to conduct countless interviews with timeless artists in the jazz realm and beyond. Recently, Primack’s Youtube channel “the Jazz Video Guy” passed the 25 million view mark throughout his over 1000 videos. Check out an interview released by his PR team as well as the many videos on his channel below.