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Coleman Hawkins

Coleman Hawkins

American jazz saxophonist
A jazz legend and the heavyweight of the tenor saxophone, the first to use the instrument as a serious means of expression.
BornNovember 21, 1904
HometownSt. Joseph, Missouri, United States
Height5'7" (1.70m)
SpouseDolores Sheridan, Gertrude
ParentsCordelia Coleman
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Sacramento native, Illinois basketball star Coleman Hawkins makes school history

Illinois is moving on to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2005. On that roster is Sacramento native Coleman Hawkins. The former Antelope High standout is the first Illinois player in 17 years to play in the NCAA tournament for four straight years. Sara Hodges caught up with the senior in an interview you'll only see here on CBS 13.
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