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Sonny Fortune

When critics speak of Sonny Fortune, names like Coltrane, Cannonball, Young, Bechet, Hawkins and Parker are mentioned. Quite a legacy - but well deserved - for Sonny Fortune embodies all of the finest qualities of those late, great musicians: hard work, dedication to his art, and exceptional music. Lucky for us, Sonny is still here and blowing hard.

Born in Philadelphia on May 19, 1939, he was 18 years old before deciding to pursue a career in jazz. In 1967 he moved to New York. Says the quiet, straight-talking Fortune of that move: “Eventually, in order to find out if you really have what it takes, you have to go to the center, and that's New York...you can only do so much in your hometown.”

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Events

Date Time Detail Price
Jul13Fri 7:00 pm 7:00 pm
Sonny Fortune Quartet
Smoke Jazz & Supper Club
New York, NY
Jul13Fri 9:00 PM 9:00 PM
Sonny Fortune Quartet
Smoke Jazz & Supper Club
New York, NY
Jul13Fri 10:30 PM 10:30 PM
Sonny Fortune Quartet
Smoke Jazz & Supper Club
New York, NY
Jul14Sat 7:00 PM 7:00 PM
Sonny Fortune Quartet
Smoke Jazz & Supper Club
New York, NY
Jul14Sat 9:00 PM 9:00 PM
Sonny Fortune Quartet
Smoke Jazz & Supper Club
New York, NY
Jul14Sat 10:30 PM 10:30 PM
Sonny Fortune Quartet
Smoke Jazz & Supper Club
New York, NY
Jul15Sun 7:00 PM 7:00 PM
Sonny Fortune Quartet
Smoke Jazz & Supper Club
New York, NY

Discography

 

Infinity Is

Milestone Records
2010

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Continuum

Continuum

Sound Reason
2004

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Great Friends

Great Friends

Evidence Music
2003

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