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Sonny Rollins

Geoffrey selects live archive performances by the legendary tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins, in inspired partnerships with the likes of drum giants Tony Williams and Elvin Jones.

1 hour

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Sun 17 Nov 2013 00:00

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  • Sonny Rollins

    Old Devil Moon

    Performer: Sonny Rollins, ts; Wilbur Ware, b; Elvin Jones, d. 3 November 1957.

    Composer: Lane, Harburg

    • A Night at the Village Vanguard – Vol 1.
    • Blue Note.
    • CDP7465172 (1); Tr. 7 (7.42).
  • Sonny Rollins

    Softly as in a Morning Sunrise

    Performer: Sonny Rollins, ts; Wilbur Ware, b; Elvin Jones, d. 3 November 1957.

    Composer: Romberg, Hammerstein

    • A Night at the Village Vanguard – Vol 1.
    • Blue Note.
    • CDP7465172 (1); Tr.4 (6.37).
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet

    A Night in Tunisia

    Performer: Sonny Rollins ts; John Lewis, p; Milt Jackson, vib; Percy Heath, b; Connie Kay, d. August 1958.

    Composer: Gillespie, Paparelli

    • Second Set: Four Classic Albums.
    • Avid.
    • AMSC 1010. D1, Tr. 6 (7.02).
  • Sonny Rollins

    Dearly Beloved

    Performer: Sonny Rollins, ts; Don Cherry, c; Bob Cranshaw, b; Billy Higgins, d. July 1962.

    Composer: Mercer, Kern

    • On the Outside.
    • BMG.
    • D82496. Tr. 1 (8.15).
  • Sonny Rollins

    Autumn Nocturne

    Performer: Sonny Rollins, ts; Mark Soskin, p; Aurell Ray, eg; Jerome Harris, eb; Tony Williams, d. April 1978.

    Composer: Myrow, Gannon

    • The Norton Jazz Recordings.
    • SonyMusic.
    • A 742916, CD 3, Tr. 2 (6.33).
  • Sonny Rollins

    Tenor Madness

    Performer: Sonny Rollins, ts; Clifton Anderson, tb; Stephen Scott, p; Bob Cranshaw, b; Perry Wilson, d; Victor See-Yuen, perc. 8 June 2000.

    Composer: Rollins

    • Road Shows Vol 1.
    • Emarcy/Doxy.
    • 0602517815612, Tr.5 (7.25).
  • Sonny Rollins

    Don't Stop the Carnival

    Performer: Sonny Rollins, ts; Mark Soskin, p; Aurell Ray , eg; Jerome Harris, eb; Tony Williams, d. April 1978.

    Composer: Rollins

    • Don't Stop the Carnival.
    • Milestone.
    • M 55005/A. S/1 (8.39).

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