Eight Classic Albums

Eight Classic Albums

by Sonny Rollins
     
 

This is an interesting collection of the European Real Gone Jazz imprint, pairing eight albums by Sonny Rollins on four discs, all of them recorded between 1954 and 1957 -- six from Prestige alongside his first two self-titled outings from Blue Note. The then Young Lion leads dates with personnel ranging from MaxSee more details below

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This is an interesting collection of the European Real Gone Jazz imprint, pairing eight albums by Sonny Rollins on four discs, all of them recorded between 1954 and 1957 -- six from Prestige alongside his first two self-titled outings from Blue Note. The then Young Lion leads dates with personnel ranging from Max Roach and Clifford Brown to Donald Byrd and Thelonious Monk and even John Coltrane. Disc one contains Moving Out and Tour de Force, both recorded for Prestige in 1954 and 1956, respectively. Disc two, oddly enough, features Work Time (Prestige, 1955) and Sonny Rollins (Blue Note, 1956); disc three contains the fine Sonny Rollins Plus Four date from 1956 for Prestige and is compiled with Sonny Rollins, Vol. 2, issued on Blue Note in 1957. The final two recordings, Tenor Madness and Saxophone Colossus, were both issued on Prestige, and cut in 1956. Fans of these recordings no doubt already have them on CD; these versions do not contain the bonus material of later remastered editions and are presented for a budget price.

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Product Details

Release Date:
05/30/2011
Label:
Real Gone Jazz
UPC:
5036408123121
catalogNumber:
0812312

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Moving Out  - Sonny Rollins
  2. Swingin' for Bumsey  - Sonny Rollins
  3. Silk 'n' Satin  - Sonny Rollins
  4. Solid  - Sonny Rollins
  5. More Than You Know  - Sonny Rollins
  6. Ee-Ah  - Sonny Rollins
  7. B Quick  - Sonny Rollins
  8. Two Different Worlds  - Sonny Rollins
  9. B Swift  - Sonny Rollins
  10. My Ideal  - Sonny Rollins
  11. Sonny Boy  - Sonny Rollins

Disc 2

  1. There's No Business Like Show Business  - Sonny Rollins
  2. Paradox  - Sonny Rollins
  3. Raincheck  - Sonny Rollins
  4. There Are Such Things  - Sonny Rollins
  5. It's All Right with Me  - Sonny Rollins
  6. Decision  - Sonny Rollins
  7. Bluesnote  - Sonny Rollins
  8. Plain Jane  - Sonny Rollins
  9. Sonnysphere  - Sonny Rollins
  10. How Are Things in Glocca Mora  - Sonny Rollins

Disc 3

  1. Valse Hot  - Sonny Rollins
  2. Kiss and Run  - Sonny Rollins
  3. I Feel a Song Coming On  - Sonny Rollins
  4. Count Your Blessings  - Sonny Rollins
  5. Pent-Up House  - Sonny Rollins
  6. Why Don't I  - Sonny Rollins
  7. Wail March  - Sonny Rollins
  8. Misterioso  - Sonny Rollins
  9. Reflections  - Sonny Rollins
  10. You Stepped Out of a Dream  - Sonny Rollins
  11. Poor Butterfly  - Sonny Rollins

Disc 4

  1. Tenor Madness  - Sonny Rollins
  2. When Your Lover Has Gone  - Sonny Rollins
  3. Paul's Pal  - Sonny Rollins
  4. My Reverie  - Sonny Rollins
  5. The Most Beautiful Girl in the World  - Sonny Rollins
  6. St Thomas  - Sonny Rollins
  7. You Don't Know What Love Is  - Sonny Rollins
  8. Strode Rode  - Sonny Rollins
  9. Moritat  - Sonny Rollins
  10. Blue 7  - Sonny Rollins

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Sonny Rollins   Primary Artist,Tenor Saxophone
Clifford Brown   Trumpet
Ray Bryant   Piano
Earl Coleman   Vocals
Kenny Drew   Piano
Tommy Flanagan   Piano
Red Garland   Piano
Philly Joe Jones   Drums
Wynton Kelly   Piano
Max Roach   Drums
Horace Silver   Piano
Art Taylor   Drums
Doug Watkins   Bass
Tommy Potter   Bass
Art Blakey   Drums
Donald Byrd   Trumpet
Paul Chambers   Bass
John Coltrane   Tenor Saxophone
Thelonious Monk   Piano
George Morrow   Bass
Gene Ramsey   Bass
Richie Powell   Piano
Jay Jay Johnson   Trombone

Technical Credits

Kurt Weill   Composer
Irving Berlin   Composer
Jolson   Composer
Sonny Rollins   Composer
Larry Clinton   Composer
Jimmy McHugh   Composer
Vincent Youmans   Composer
Richard Rodgers   Composer
Nacio Herb Brown   Composer
Stanley Adams   Composer
Denzil Best   Composer
Lew Brown   Composer
Gene DePaul   Composer
Buddy DeSylva   Composer
Claude Debussy   Composer
Dorothy Fields   Composer
Lorenz Hart   Composer
Ray Henderson   Composer
Thelonious Monk   Composer
Cole Porter   Composer
Leo Robin   Composer
Billy Strayhorn   Composer
Bob Weinstock   Producer
Sam Coslow   Composer
Edward Eliscu   Composer
Sid Wayne   Composer
Abel Baer   Composer
Newell Chase   Composer
Frisch   Composer
George W. Meyer   Composer
George Oppenheimer   Composer
John Golden   Composer
Raymond Hubbell   Composer
Billy Rose   Composer
Einar Aaron Swan   Composer
Gus Khan   Composer
Richard Whitting   Composer

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