ADRIAN ROLLINI

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Adrian Rollini was the greatest bass saxophonist of all time, one of the first jazz vibraphonists, and a talented multi-instrumentalist who could make music on such novelty instruments as the "hot fountain pen" (a miniature clarinet with a saxophone mouthpiece) and a "goofus." The older brother of tenor saxophonist Arthur Rollini, he played piano and xylophone as a youth, performing Chopin at the Waldorf Astoria when he was four. After joining the California Ramblers in 1922, it was suggested that Rollini learn the potentially cumbersome bass sax; it only took him a week. An important member of the California Ramblers, Rollini made many records with the studio group, and also with his "Goofus Five." A participant on Bix Beiderbecke and Frankie Trumbauer recordings in 1927, Rollini also cut sides with Red Nichols and Joe Venuti. He spent two years (from the latter part of 1927 through 1929) in London performing read more...
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ADRIAN ROLLINI Adrian Rollini And His Orchestra, Venuti-Lang And Their All-Star Orchestra : Battle Of Jazz Volume 3 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Adrian Rollini And His Orchestra, Venuti-Lang And Their All-Star Orchestra : Battle Of Jazz Volume 3
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1953

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ADRIAN ROLLINI Swing Low album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swing Low
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1992
ADRIAN ROLLINI Bouncin' in Rhythm album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bouncin' in Rhythm
Classic (1920s) Jazz 1995
ADRIAN ROLLINI Tap Room Swing album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Tap Room Swing
Classic (1920s) Jazz 2002
ADRIAN ROLLINI 1934-1938 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
1934-1938
Classic (1920s) Jazz 2004
ADRIAN ROLLINI Adrian Rollini   1937-1938 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Adrian Rollini 1937-1938
Classic (1920s) Jazz 2005
ADRIAN ROLLINI Adrian Rollini and The Golden Gate Orchestra 1924-1927 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Adrian Rollini and The Golden Gate Orchestra 1924-1927
Classic (1920s) Jazz 2006
ADRIAN ROLLINI His Quintet, His Trio album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
His Quintet, His Trio
Classic (1920s) Jazz 2010
ADRIAN ROLLINI Tap Room Special album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tap Room Special
Classic (1920s) Jazz 2010
ADRIAN ROLLINI Waitin' At the Gate album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Waitin' At the Gate
Classic (1920s) Jazz 2012

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