Sonny Rollins Saxophone Colossus 180g LP
Sonny Rollins Saxophone Colossus 180g LP
Genre: Jazz
Label: Prestige
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Sonny Rollins Saxophone Colossus 180g LP

Sonny Rollins

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SKU:
PRELP0092
UPC:
888072025417
180g Vinyl LP!
Lacquers Cut by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio From The Original Master Tapes!
Pressed at Quality Record Pressings!


Simply one of the greatest jazz albums of all time!

One of the pivotal recordings in bringing about the widespread acceptance of Sonny Rollins as a major figure, Saxophone Colossus inspired critics to write scholarly analyses and fans to revel in the hard-swinging invention, humor, and tender-strength balladry. Up to this album, while most musicians recognized Rollins as one of the new influential forces in the jazz of the Fifties, most critics were carping at Rollins or damning him with faint praise. "St. Thomas," a traditional West Indian melody which Mal Waldron remembered as “The Carnival,” was recorded by many artists after Sonny introduced it here, and it remains a jazz standard today. The contributions of Tommy Flanagan’s elegant swing, Doug Watkins’s steady lift, and Max Roach’s most musical accompaniment and soloing (hear "Blue 7") make this a landmark album.

Features:
• 180g Vinyl
• Lacquers cut by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio from the original master tapes
• Pressed at Quality Record Pressings
• Single-pocket, old-school style tip-on Stoughton jacket with hi-gloss cover

Musicians:
Sonny Rollins, tenor sax
Tommy Flanagan, piano
Max Roach, drums
Doug Watkins, bass

Selections:
1. Strode Rode
2. Blue 7
3. Moritat
4. St. Thomas
5. You Don't Know What Love Is
Description
180g Vinyl LP!
Lacquers Cut by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio From The Original Master Tapes!
Pressed at Quality Record Pressings!


Simply one of the greatest jazz albums of all time!

One of the pivotal recordings in bringing about the widespread acceptance of Sonny Rollins as a major figure, Saxophone Colossus inspired critics to write scholarly analyses and fans to revel in the hard-swinging invention, humor, and tender-strength balladry. Up to this album, while most musicians recognized Rollins as one of the new influential forces in the jazz of the Fifties, most critics were carping at Rollins or damning him with faint praise. "St. Thomas," a traditional West Indian melody which Mal Waldron remembered as “The Carnival,” was recorded by many artists after Sonny introduced it here, and it remains a jazz standard today. The contributions of Tommy Flanagan’s elegant swing, Doug Watkins’s steady lift, and Max Roach’s most musical accompaniment and soloing (hear "Blue 7") make this a landmark album.

Features:
• 180g Vinyl
• Lacquers cut by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio from the original master tapes
• Pressed at Quality Record Pressings
• Single-pocket, old-school style tip-on Stoughton jacket with hi-gloss cover

Musicians:
Sonny Rollins, tenor sax
Tommy Flanagan, piano
Max Roach, drums
Doug Watkins, bass

Selections:
1. Strode Rode
2. Blue 7
3. Moritat
4. St. Thomas
5. You Don't Know What Love Is
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
2.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Sonny Rollins
Title
Saxophone Colossus
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
04-18-2017
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
888072370333
Release Date
07-26-2017
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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