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Prestige Profiles, Vol. 3

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All Music Guide - Campbell
Prestige Profiles, Vol. 3 highlights recordings made in the 1950s by tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins for the legendary jazz label. Although the majority of these ten tracks are standards, including "More Than You Know," "On a Slow Boat to China," and "It's All Right with Me," they emphasize Rollins' ability to make every performance his own, no matter how many times he has played a particular song. Also included are the Rollins-penned "Tenor Madness," "Mambo Bounce," and "St. Thomas," a tune that has since become a modern jazz standard. While there is nothing here the jazz collector doesn't already own, Prestige Profiles, Vol. 3 provides a decent sampling for the curious ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
Prestige Profiles, Vol. 3 highlights recordings made in the 1950s by tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins for the legendary jazz label. Although the majority of these ten tracks are standards, including "More Than You Know," "On a Slow Boat to China," and "It's All Right with Me," they emphasize Rollins' ability to make every performance his own, no matter how many times he has played a particular song. Also included are the Rollins-penned "Tenor Madness," "Mambo Bounce," and "St. Thomas," a tune that has since become a modern jazz standard. While there is nothing here the jazz collector doesn't already own, Prestige Profiles, Vol. 3 provides a decent sampling for the curious listener at a mid-line price. For a limited time, the first ten volumes in this series include a free bonus compilation CD of Prestige artists.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/2005
  • Label: Prestige
  • UPC: 025218580328
  • Catalog Number: 5803
  • Sales rank: 130,251

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 St. Thomas (6:49)
  2. 2 More Than You Know (10:52)
  3. 3 I Feel a Song Coming On (5:15)
  4. 4 On a Slow Boat to China (2:43)
  5. 5 My Ideal (4:24)
  6. 6 It's All Right with Me (6:09)
  7. 7 In a Sentimental Mood (3:22)
  8. 8 Moritat (10:07)
  9. 9 Mambo Bounce (2:25)
  10. 10 Tenor Madness (12:18)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Oleo (5:13)
  2. 2 Think of Love - Thelonious Monk Quintet (5:45)
  3. 3 Lover Come Back to Me - Clifford Brown (5:22)
  4. 4 My Blues House (9:29)
  5. 5 Airegin (5:07)
  6. 6 March on, March On (5:02)
  7. 7 Tenor Conclave - Zoot Sims (11:03)
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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
Milt Jackson Vibes
Philly Joe Jones Drums
John Lewis Piano
Max Roach Drums
Art Taylor Drums
Doug Watkins Bass
Tommy Potter Bass
Percy Heath Bass
Art Blakey Drums
Kenny Clarke Drums
John Coltrane Tenor Saxophone
Thelonious Monk Piano
George Morrow Bass
Richie Powell Piano
John Richard Lewis Piano
Technical Credits
Sonny Rollins Composer
Vincent Youmans Composer
Frank Loesser Composer
Tom Dowd Engineer
Duke Ellington Composer
Kirk Felton Mastering
Rudy Van Gelder Engineer
Ira Gitler Liner Notes, Audio Production
Doug Hawkins Engineer
Nick Phillips Producer
Cole Porter Composer
Leo Robin Composer
Bob Weinstock Audio Production
Joe Tarantino Mastering
Jamie Putnam Art Direction
Richard A. Whiting Composer
Edward Eliscu Composer
Newell Chase Composer
Billy Rose Composer
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