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 Rainger, Leo Robin) – 06:09 . 6.Hear What I’m Saying (Sonny Rollins) – 09:40 .

Musicians : Sonny Rollins – Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone . George Duke – Piano, Electric Piano . Tony Williams – Drums . Paul Jackson – Electric Bass On (2 – 3 – 4 – 6) . Charles Icarus Johnson – Guitar On (1 – 2) . Byron Miller – Electric Bass On(1) . Bill Summers – Congas On (1) .

Production Produced by Orrin Keepnews . Kerry McNabb – Engineer . Jim Stern – Engineer, Remixing . Steve Williams – Assistant Engineer . Steve “Syco Steve” Williams – Assistant Engineer . Wally Buck – Assistant Engineer . Phil Kaffel – Assistant Engineer .

Packaging : Phil Carroll – Art Direction . Phil Bray – Photography .

Recorded between August 3 and 6, 1977 at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA .

Released in 1977 by Milestone.

(Source Official Website)

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One of Sonny Rollins‘ better recordings of the 1970s, this spirited set finds the veteran tenor saxman adopting a thicker and raunchier R&B-ish tone […]

Pretty good record. I actually like the Stevie Wonder cover. “Easy Living” and “My One and Only Love” are nice as well. […]

Highly recommended for all fans of Sonny Rollins and for any jazz fans open to the sound of electric instruments (guitar, bassand piano) backing Rollins’ inspired solos on tenor and soprano saxophones. One of my favorites among my ever-growing collection of Rollins’ output […]


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