Billy Kirk

Poet Billy Collins on Rahsaan Roland Kirk

In this JazzWax post, Marc Myers passes along this poem and commentary by Billy Collins, onetime Poet Laureate of the United States, pondering his 1964 Five Spot encounter with the marvel that was Rahsaan Roland Kirk. Don’t pass by the 1964 clip of Rahsaan Roland Kirk at the foot of the post.

-Nick Moy


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