The Sonny Rollins Bridge

If we don’t do this soon some future mayor will name it after Bloomberg instead.

The idea of renaming the Williamsburg Bridge after Sonny Rollins is so beautiful and apt that it will of course never happen, but it’s still nice to imagine. And however many times you hear the story of Sonny on the bridge you are always happy to hear it again. Whenever you’re ready, spend some time with this:

A Quest to Rename the Williamsburg Bridge for Sonny Rollins

And if you’re pressed for time, the man himself discusses it briefly at the end of this clip. Listen now and then read the piece above at your leisure.