Sonny Boy

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
The music on this former LP was the last of tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins' Prestige dates to appear on CD. Actually the release is a bit odd for it reissues four of the six numbers from the previously released CD Tour de Force OJC 095, replacing "My Ideal" and "Two Different Worlds" the latter an Earl Coleman vocal with "The House I Live In" from an earlier session that resulted in the Plays for Bird album; usually the Original Jazz Classics series avoids such duplication. Tour de Force is a more logical purchase, although the music on this CD does feature the immortal tenor saxophonist in fine form with a quartet comprised of pianist Kenny Drew, bassist George Morrow and...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
The music on this former LP was the last of tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins' Prestige dates to appear on CD. Actually the release is a bit odd for it reissues four of the six numbers from the previously released CD Tour de Force OJC 095, replacing "My Ideal" and "Two Different Worlds" the latter an Earl Coleman vocal with "The House I Live In" from an earlier session that resulted in the Plays for Bird album; usually the Original Jazz Classics series avoids such duplication. Tour de Force is a more logical purchase, although the music on this CD does feature the immortal tenor saxophonist in fine form with a quartet comprised of pianist Kenny Drew, bassist George Morrow and drummer Max Roach other than the earlier selection which also has trumpeter Kenny Dorham.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/1/1991
  • Label: Ojc
  • UPC: 025218634823
  • Catalog Number: 348
  • Sales rank: 118,608

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Ee-Ah (6:53)
  2. 2 B. Quick (9:11)
  3. 3 B. Swift (5:14)
  4. 4 The House I Live In (9:21)
  5. 5 Sonny Boy (8:22)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Sonny Rollins Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Tenor Saxophone
Kenny Dorham Trumpet
Kenny Drew Piano
Max Roach Drums
Wade Legge Piano
George Morrow Bass
Technical Credits
Kenny Dorham Contributor
Kenny Drew Contributor
Max Roach Contributor
Wade Legge Contributor
Phil DeLancie Mastering
Rudy Van Gelder Engineer
Joe Goldberg Liner Notes
George Morrow Contributor
Bob Weinstock Contributor
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