Sonny Rollins The Sound of Sonny LP
Sonny Rollins The Sound of Sonny LP
Genre: Jazz
Label: OJC
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Sonny Rollins The Sound of Sonny LP

Sonny Rollins

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SKU:
OJCLP029
UPC:
888072359239
Vinyl Reissue Series Commemorates 65th Anniversary of Prestige Records and 90th Birthday of Legendary Engineer Rudy Van Gelder!

The Sound of Sonny marks a new phase in Sonny Rollins' career. At the time of the album's recording in 1957, the tenor saxophone legend was reaching the height of his powers, having been proclaimed DownBeat Magazine Critics' Poll "New Star" of the tenor saxophone that very same year. Joined by a variety of accompaniment, including pianist Sonny Clark, drummer Roy Haynes and bassists Percy Heath and Paul Chambers, Rollins attains a level of freedom in his soloing and rhythmic interplay that only serves to underscore his melodic brilliance. A landmark recording in the development of one of Jazz's true giants of the tenor saxophone, The Sound of Sonny is a canonical smooth bop LP and an underrated gem in Sonny Rollins' brilliant catalog.

"[Sonny Rollins'] pioneering spirit yielded a few genre-defining albums, including this disc...This newfound freedom can be heard throughout the innovations on The Sound of Sonny...This is a key component in understanding the multiplicities beginning to surface in Rollins' highly underappreciated smooth bop style." -Lindsay Planer, allmusic.com

Features:
• Prestige Records 65th Anniversary Reissue
• 120g Vinyl Reissue

Musicians:
Sonny Rollins, tenor saxophone
Sonny Clark, piano
Roy Haynes, drums
Percy Heath, bass
Paul Chambers, bass

Selections:
Side One:

1. The Last Time I Saw Paris
2. Just In Time
3. Toot, Toot, Tootsie
4. What Is There To Stay
5. Dearly Beloved
Side Two:
1. Every Time We Say Goodbye
2. Cutie
3. It Could Happen To You
4. Mangoes
Description
Vinyl Reissue Series Commemorates 65th Anniversary of Prestige Records and 90th Birthday of Legendary Engineer Rudy Van Gelder!

The Sound of Sonny marks a new phase in Sonny Rollins' career. At the time of the album's recording in 1957, the tenor saxophone legend was reaching the height of his powers, having been proclaimed DownBeat Magazine Critics' Poll "New Star" of the tenor saxophone that very same year. Joined by a variety of accompaniment, including pianist Sonny Clark, drummer Roy Haynes and bassists Percy Heath and Paul Chambers, Rollins attains a level of freedom in his soloing and rhythmic interplay that only serves to underscore his melodic brilliance. A landmark recording in the development of one of Jazz's true giants of the tenor saxophone, The Sound of Sonny is a canonical smooth bop LP and an underrated gem in Sonny Rollins' brilliant catalog.

"[Sonny Rollins'] pioneering spirit yielded a few genre-defining albums, including this disc...This newfound freedom can be heard throughout the innovations on The Sound of Sonny...This is a key component in understanding the multiplicities beginning to surface in Rollins' highly underappreciated smooth bop style." -Lindsay Planer, allmusic.com

Features:
• Prestige Records 65th Anniversary Reissue
• 120g Vinyl Reissue

Musicians:
Sonny Rollins, tenor saxophone
Sonny Clark, piano
Roy Haynes, drums
Percy Heath, bass
Paul Chambers, bass

Selections:
Side One:

1. The Last Time I Saw Paris
2. Just In Time
3. Toot, Toot, Tootsie
4. What Is There To Stay
5. Dearly Beloved
Side Two:
1. Every Time We Say Goodbye
2. Cutie
3. It Could Happen To You
4. Mangoes
Genre
Jazz
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Sonny Rollins
Title
The Sound of Sonny
Composer
Additional Artists
Sonny Clark, Roy Haynes, Percy Heath, Paul Chambers
Record Weight
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
06-30-2014
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Release Date
08-29-2014
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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