YOUR NIGHTLY VIDEO: Sonny Rollins’ Incredible Performance with Leonard Cohen

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By: Greg Mitchell

You can’t miss this one: The jazz legend Sonny Rollins blowing heat behind poet/singer Leonard Cohen on his classic “Who By Fire” in a clip from a couple of decades back, probably David Sanborn’s show.

If you can identify a greater sax performance ever on TV — or on disc, for that matter — in a pop/rock context, please send it along to the email below. But I won’t hold my breath.

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