Sonny Rollins plays in Vienne, France (2006)

June 20, 2006 - Sonny Rollins performs with Clifton Anderson (tb), Bobby Broom (g), Bob Cranshaw (b), Victor Lewis (d) and Kimati Dinizulu (perc) at Vienne Jazz Festival in Vienne, France

Sonny Rollins records ‘There Will Never Be Another You’ at Museum of Modern Art, New York (1965)

Sonny Rollins' 'There Will Never Be Another You' is a live album recorded on June 17, 1965 at Museum of Modern Art, New York and released in 1978 By Impulse!.1 . Four Denmark (w/ Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen, Sonny Rollins, Kenny Drew, 1968) 2 . There Will Never Be Another You (Denmark, 1965) Track Listing : 1.On Green Dolphin Street (Bronislaw Kaper, Ned Washington) - 07:22 . 2.Three Little…

Sonny Rollins records ‘The Sound of Sonny’ with Sonny Clark, Roy Haynes, Percy Heath and Paul Chambers (1957)

Sonny Rollins' 'The Sound of Sonny' is an album recorded on June 11, 12 & 19 1957 with Sonny Clark, Roy Haynes and Percy Heath or Paul Chambers and released the same year by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.The Last Time I Saw Paris (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Jerome Kern) - 02:58 . 2.Just In Time (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) - 03:59 . 3.Toot, Toot, Tootsie, Goodbye (Ernie Erdman, Ted Fio…

Sonny Rollins record ‘Tenor Madness’ with John Coltrane for Prestige (1956)

Sonny Rollins' 'Tenor Madness' is an album recorded on May 24, 1956 with John Coltrane and released the same year by Prestige.Track Listing : 1.Tenor Madness (Sonny Rollins) - 12:16 . 2.When Your Lover Has Gone (Einar Aaron Swan) - 06:11 . 3.Paul'S Pal (Sonny Rollins) - 05:12 . 4.My Reverie (Larry Clinton, Claude Debussy) - 06:08 . 5.The Most Beautiful Girl In The World ( Richard Rodgers,…

Sonny Rollins records ‘East Broadway Run Down’ with Freddie Hubbard, Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones (1966)

Sonny Rollins' 'East Broadway Run Down' is an album recorded on May 9, 1966 with Freddie Hubbard, Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones and released the same year by Impulse!.Track Listing : 1.East Broadway Run Down (Sonny Rollins) – 20:27 . 2.Blessing In Disguise (Sonny Rollins) – 12:27 . 3.We Kiss In A Shadow (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) – 05:40Chuck Stewart ALSO READWikipediaOhio…

‘Sonny Rollins records ‘Vol. 2’ with Thelonious Monk and Horace Silver (1957)

'Sonny Rollins, Vol. 2' is an album recorded by Rollins on April 14, 1957 with Thelonious Monk and Horace Silver (both on the Monk composition 'Misterioso') and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Why Don'T I? (Sonny Rollins)- 05:44 . 2.Wail March (Sonny Rollins)- 06:11 . 3.Misterioso (Thelonious Monk, Denzil Best)- 09:24 . 4.Reflections (Thelonious Monk)- 07:03 . 5.You…

Sonny Rollins starts the recording of ‘What’s New?’ with with Jim Hall et al (1962)

Sonny Rollins ' 'What's New?' is an album recorded on April 5, 25 , 26 & May 14, 1962 with Jim Hall, Bob Cranshaw, Ben Riley, Dennis Charles, Frank Charles, Willie Rodriguez and Candido and released the same year by Rca Victor.Track Listing : 1.If Ever I Would Leave You (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) - 11:58 . 2.Jungoso (Sonny Rollins) - 10:51 . 3.Bluesong (Sonny Rollins) - 04:41 . 4.The…

Sonny Rollins plays in Tokyo (1988)

March 30, 1988 - Sonny Rollins performs with Clifton Anderson (tb), Jerome Harris (g), Mark Soskin (p), Bob Cranshaw (b) and Al Foster (d) at Nerima Bunka Center in Tokyo, Japan

Sonny Rollins records ‘Plus Four’ with trumpeter Clifford Brown (1956)

Sonny Rollins' 'Plus Four' is an album (also titled '3 Giants!') recorded March 22, 1956 with pianist Richie Powell and trumpeter Clifford Brown and released the same year by Prestige.Track Listing : 1.Valse Hot (Sonny Rollins) - 08:36 . 2.Kiss And Run (Sam Coslow) - 07:08 . 3.I Feel A Song Coming On (Dorothy Fields, Jimmy Mchugh, George Oppenheimer) - 05:13 . 4.Count Your Blessings (Instead…

Sonny Rollins records ‘Way Out West’ with Ray Brown & Shelly Manne (1957)

Sonny Rollins' 'Way Out West' is an album recorded on March 7, 1957 with Ray Brown and Shelly Manne and released the same year by Contemporary.Track Listing : 1.I'M An Old Cowhand (From The Rio Grande) (Johnny Mercer) - 05:42 . 2.Solitude (Duke Ellington) - 07:52 . 3.Come, Gone (Sonny Rollins) - 07:53 . 4.Wagon Wheels (Peter Derose) – 10:11 . 5.There Is No Greater Love (Isham Jones) - 05:17 .…

Sonny Rollins records with Oscar Pettiford and Max Roach ‘Freedom Suite’ for Riverside (1958)

Sonny Rollins 'Freedom Suite' is an album recorded on February 11 & March 7, 1958 with Oscar Pettiford and Max Roach and released the same year by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.The Freedom Suite (Sonny Rollins) - 19:17 . 2.Someday I'Ll Find You (Noël Coward) - 04:35 . 3.Will You Still Be Mine? (Tom Adair, Matt Dennis) - 02:54 . 4.Till There Was You (Meredith Willson) - 04:54 . 5.Shadow Waltz…

Sonny Rollins begins the recording of the album ‘The Bridge’ (1962)

Sonny Rollins' 'The Bridge' is an album recorded on January 30, February 13 & 14, 1962 and released In 1962 by Bluebird/RCA, three years after his unexpected early retirement in 1959.Track Listing : 1.Without A Song (Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose, Vincent Youmans) - 07:28 . 2.Where Are You? (Harold Adamson, Jimmy Mchugh) - 05:10 . 3.John S. (Sonny Rollins) - 07:45 . 4.The Bridge (Sonny Rollins) -…

Sonny Rollins records ‘Alfie,’ an album for Impulse! (1966)

Sonny Rollins' 'Alfie' is an album featuring music from the British film of the same name, recorded on January 26, 1966 and released the same year by Impulse!Track Listing : 1.Alfie'S Theme (Sonny Rollins) - 09:41 . 2.He'S Younger Than You Are (Sonny Rollins) - 05:09 . 3.Street Runner With Child (Sonny Rollins) - 03:59 . 4.Transition Theme For Minor Blues Or Little Malcolm Loves His Dad (Sonny…

Dizzy Gillespie records, with Sonny Rollins and Sonny Stitt, ‘Sonny Side Up,’ an album for Verve (1957)

Dizzy Gillespie's 'Sonny Side Up' is an album recorded in December 1957 with Sonny Rollins and Sonny Stittand released in 1958 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.On The Sunny Side Of The Street (Jimmy Mchugh, Dorothy Fields) - 05:43 . 2.The Eternal Triangle (Sonny Stitt) - 14:10 . 3.After Hours (Avery Parrish) - 12:21 . 4.I Know That You Know (Vincent Youmans) - 05:28 Musicians : Sonny Stitt - Alto…

Sonny Rollins finishes the recording of ‘No Problem’ with Bobby Hutcherson, Bobby Broom et al (1981)

Sonny Rollins' 'No Problem' is an album recorded between December 9 and 15, 1981 with Bobby Broom, Bobby Hutcherson, Bob Cranshaw and Tony Williams and released the same year by Milestone.Track Listing : 1.No Problem (Sonny Rollins) - 07:40 . 2.Here You Come Again (Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil) - 05:32 . 3.Jo Jo (Bobby Hutcherson) - 05:05 . 4.Coconut Bread (Sonny Rollins) - 04:22 . 5.Penny Saved…

Sonny Rollins records ‘Tour de Force’ with Kenny Drew, George Morrow, Max Roach and Earl Coleman (1957)

Sonny Rollins ' 'Tour de Force' is an album recorded on December 7, 1956 with Kenny Drew, George Morrow, Max Roach and vocals by Earl Coleman on two tracks and released in 1957 By Prestige.Track Listing : 1.Ee-Ah (Sonny Rollins) - 06:52 . 2.B. Quick (Sonny Rollins) - 09:13 . 3.Two Different Worlds (Al Frisch, Sid Wayne) - 07:37 . 4.B. Swift (Sonny Rollins) - 05:15 . 5.My Ideal (Newell Chase, Leo…

Sonny Rollins records ‘A Night at the Village Vanguard,’ an album for Blue Note (1957)

Sonny Rollins' 'A Night at the Village Vanguard' is an album recorded on November 3, 1957 and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Old Devil Moon (E.Y. Yip Harburg, Burton Lane) - 07:43 . 2.Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Sigmund Romberg) - 06:39 . 3.Striver'S Row (Sonny Rollins) - 05:50 . 4.Sonnymoon For Two (Sonny Rollins) - 07:30 . 5.A Night In…

Prestige Records tape ‘Sonny Rollins with the Modern Jazz Quartet’ (1953)

Sonny Rollins with the Modern Jazz Quartet' is an album (including four tracks performed with the Modern Jazz Quartet) recorded on January 17, December 17, 1951 & October 7, 1953 by Prestige.Track Listing : 1.The Stopper (Sonny Rollins) - 02:59 . 2.Almost Like Being In Love (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) - 03:26 . 3.No Moe (Sonny Rollins) - 03:32 . 4.In A Sentimental Mood (Duke Ellington,…

Miles Davis records ‘Dig’ with Jackie McLean, Sonny Rollins and Art Blakey for Prestige (1951)

Miles Davis 'Dig' is an album recorded on October 5, 1951 with Jackie McLean, Sonny Rollins and Art Blakey and released the same year by Prestige.Track Listing : 1.Dig (Miles Davis) - 07:33 . 2.It'S Only A Paper Moon (Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg, Billy Rose) - 05:23 . 3.Denial (Miles Davis) - 05:39 . 4.Bluing (Miles Davis) - 09:55 . 5.Out Of The Blue (Miles Davis) - 06:15 Musicians : Miles Davis…

Happy Birthday Sonny Rollins. ‘Still Rockin’Rollins’

This day (September 7, 1930), in New York City, is born Theodore Walter Sonny Rollins an American jazz tenor saxophonist.Digest Tracklist : There Will Never Be Another You (1965) . St. Thomas . Weaver Of Dreams (1959) . My One And Only Love (1982) . Dont Stop The Carnival (1973) . @ North Sea Jazz Festival (2010 ) . w/ Leonard Cohen – Who By Fire . w/ Jim Hall – If I Would Ever Leave (1962) .…

Sonny Rollins records ‘G-Man,’ a live album, at Opus 40 In Saugerties, NY (1986)

Sonny Rollins 'G-Man' is a live album recorded on August 16, 1986.Track Listing : 1.G-Man (Sonny Rollins) - 15:19 . 2.Kim (Sonny Rollins) - 5:58 . 3.Don'T Stop The Carnival (Traditional Arranged Sonny Rollins) - 11:18 . 4.Tenor Madness (Sonny Rollins) - 12:01 Musicians : Sonny Rollins - Tenor Saxophone . Clifton Anderson - Trombone . Mark Soskin - Piano . Bob Cranshaw - Electric Bass . Marvin…

Bud Powell records ‘The Amazing Bud Powell, Vol. 1’ with Fats Navarro, Sonny Rollins, Tommy Potter and Roy Haynes (1949)

'The Amazing Bud Powell, Vol. 1' is an album recorded on August 9, 1949 in quintet and May 1, 1951 in trio and released the same year In 1951 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Un Poco Loco (Bud Powell) - 04:42 . 2.Over The Rainbow (Harold Arlen, E.Y. Yip Harburg) - 02:55 . 3.Ornithology (Benny Harris, Charlie Parker) - 02:20 . 4.Wail (Bud Powell) - 03:02 . 5.A Night In Tunisia (Dizzy Gillespie,…

Atlantic tape ‘The Modern Jazz Quartet at Music Inn Volume 2’ with Sonny Rollins on two numbers (1958)

'The Modern Jazz Quartet at Music Inn Volume 2' is a live album recorded on August 3 & 31, 1958 with Sonny Rollins appearing on two numbers and released in 1959 By Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Medley: Stardust/I Can'T Get Started/Lover Man (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish/Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin/Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, James Sherman) - 08:15 . 2.Yardbird Suite (Charlie Parker) - 05:14 .…

Sonny Rollins records ‘Easy Living’ with George Duke, Paul Jackson and Tony Williams (1977)

Sonny Rollins' 'Easy Living' is an album recorded between August 3 and 6, 1977 with George Duke, Paul Jackson and Tony Williams and released the same year by Milestone.Track listing : 1.Isn't She Lovely? (Stevie Wonder) - 6:39 . 2.Down the Line (Sonny Rollins) - 07:59 . 3.My One and Only Love (Robert Mellin, Guy Wood) - 05:05 . 4.Arroz con Pollo (Sonny Rollins) - 05:37 . 5.Easy Living (Ralph…

Sonny Rollins records ‘Our Man in Jazz’ at The Village Gate in New York Cit (1962)

Sonny Rollins' 'Our Man in Jazz' is an album recorded at The Village Gate in New York City on July 27–30, 1962 and February 20, 1963 and released by RCA Victor.Track listing : . Oléo (Sonny Rollins) - 25:26 . Dearly Beloved (Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer) - 08:17 . Doxy (Sonny Rollins) - 15:17 . You Are My Lucky Star (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed) - 03:46 . I Could Write a Book (Lorenz Hart,…

Sonny Rollins records ‘The Solo Album’ At The Sculpture Garden Of The Museum Of Modern Art In New York City (1985)

Sonny Rollins' 'The Solo Album' is a live album featuring a solo performance recorded on July 19, 1985 and released the same yea by Milestone.Track Listing : 1.Soloscope, Part 1 (Sonny Rollins) - 28:15 . 2.Soloscope, Part 2 (Sonny Rollins) - 27:55Musicians : Sonny Rollins - Tenor Saxophone Production : Produced By Lucille Rollins, Sonny Rollins . Bill Messina - Assistant Engineer . Tim Geelan -…

Sonny Rollins plays at Umbria Jazz (1996)

July 18, 1996 - Sonny Rollins is with Clifton Anderson (tb), Stephen Scott (p), Bob Cranshaw (b), Victor See Yuen (perc), Harold Summey (d) at "Umbria Jazz Festival" in Perugia, Italy

Sonny Rollins records ‘Sonny Rollins and the Big Brass’ with a big band (1958)

'Sonny Rollins and the Big Brass' is an album recorded on July 10 & 11 1958, in quartet with a big band and released the same year by Metrojazz.Track Listing : 1.Grand Street (Sonny Rollins) - 06:04 . 2.Far Out East (Ernie Wilkins) - 04:31 . 3.Who Cares? (Ira Gershwin, George Gershwin) - 03:56 . 4.Love Is A Simple Thing (June Carroll, Arthur Siegel) - 03:01 . 5.What'S My Name? (David Saxon,…

Sonny Rollins records the album ‘Sonny Rollins on Impulse!’ (1965)

'Sonny Rollins on Impulse!' is his first album recorded on July 8, 1965 to be released the same year on the Impulse! label.Track Listing : 1.On Green Dolphin Street (Bronislaw Kaper, Ned Washington) - 07:10 . 2.Everything Happens To Me (Tom Adair, Matt Dennis) - 11:14 . 3.Hold 'Em Joe (Harry Thomas) - 05:30 . 4.The Blue Room (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 03:44 . 5.Three Little Words (Bert…