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Sonny Rollins brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Rollins worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Alfie" (1965) starring Michael Caine, "Saxophone Colossus" (1986) and "Wolf Trap Salutes Dizzy Gillespie: An All-Star Tribute to the Jazz Master" (PBS, 1987-88). He also contributed to "Working Girl" (1988) starring Harrison Ford. In the eighties and the nineties, Rollins devoted his time to various credits, such as "The Simpsons" (Fox, 1989-), "Texas Tenor: The Illinois Jacquet Story" (1992) and "A Great Day in Harlem" with Art Blakey (1995). He also worked on "Metro" (1997). Rollins's music was also featured in the crime drama "The Talented Mr. Ripley" (1999) with Matt Damon, the dramatic adaptation "The Hawk is Dying" (2007) with Paul Giamatti and "The Switch" (2010). Rollins's music was most recently used in "Big Eyes" (2014) with Amy Adams. In addition to his music, Rollins also appeared on-screen in "The Jazz Baroness" (HBO, 2009-2010).

Sonny Rollins brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Rollins worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Alfie" (1965) starring Michael Caine, "Saxophone Colossus" (1986) and "Wolf Trap Salutes Dizzy Gillespie: An All-Star Tribute to the Jazz Master" (PBS, 1987-88). He also contributed to "Working Girl" (1988) starring Harrison Ford. In the eighties and the nineties, Rollins devoted his time to various credits, such as "The Simpsons" (Fox, 1989-), "Texas Tenor: The Illinois Jacquet Story" (1992) and "A Great Day in Harlem" with Art Blakey (1995). He also worked on "Metro" (1997). Rollins's music was also featured in the crime drama "The Talented Mr. Ripley" (1999) with Matt Damon, the dramatic adaptation "The Hawk is Dying" (2007) with Paul Giamatti and "The Switch" (2010). Rollins's music was most recently used in "Big Eyes" (2014) with Amy Adams. In addition to his music, Rollins also appeared on-screen in "The Jazz Baroness" (HBO, 2009-2010).

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