It’s not just Woodstock; it’s also The Newport Jazz Festival, The Newport Folk Festival, and the Atlanta Pop Festival. The pictures are all black and white.
The first picture is a wild and crazy portrait of Robert Plant. He’s followed by Jeff Beck, David Clayton-Thomas and some audience people. Then Roland Kirk. He’s blowing a sax, wearing what appears to be a very loud shirt, wearing sun glasses. The background is dark.
For years everything I knew about Roland Kirk was that picture. That’s all he was to me, some cool jazz dude with a picture in a book I owned.
Then one fateful day I wandered into Sam The Record Man and picked up a copy of Jazz Masters 27 by Roland Kirk, and now the man had a sound. That’s how life goes…
Roland Kirk:• Three For The Festival
• Blue Rol
• Reeds And Deeds
• Hip Chops
• From Becket, Byas And Fats
• Berkshire Blues
• You Did It You Did It
• A Nightingale Sang In Berkley Square
• March On, Swan Lake
• The Haunted Melody
• Meeting On Termini’s Corner
• Black Diamond