Volume 1, Sonny Rollins' first album for the Blue Note label, was released in 1957. Rollins is joined here by Donald Byrd, Max Roach, Wynton Kelly, and Gene Ramey.
Sonny Rollins is an American jazz tenor saxophonist. Rollins is widely recognized as one of the most important and influential jazz musicians. A number of his compositions, including "St. Thomas," "Oleo," "Doxy," and "Airegin," have become jazz standards.
Newly remastered for vinyl as part of an overall Blue Note 75th anniversary vinyl reissue campaign spearheaded by current Blue Note Records President, Don Was.
"Vol. 1 will satisfy Rollins fans comfortable with a mostly loose and free-flowing set...an essential title..." -Stephen Cook, allmusic.com
Remastered & reissued as part of the Blue Note 75th Anniversary campaign
Includes special Blue Note 75 vinyl sleeve that features album cover art for 75 Blue Note Titles
First run pressings to include Blue Note 75th logo on back of package
Sonny Rollins, tenor saxophone
Donald Byrd, trumpet
Max Roach, drums
Wynton Kelly, piano
Gene Ramey, bass
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