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The Sound Of Sonny

Sonny Rollins

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The Last Time I Saw Paris
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2:58
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Just In Time
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4:00
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Toot, Toot, Tootsie
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4:24
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What Is There To Say
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4:56
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Dearly Beloved
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3:07
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Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
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3:22
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Cutie
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It Could Happen To You
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Mangoes
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"... a typical example of why his work from this period is a high water mark in the history of the jazz saxophone ... as historically important as it is enjoyable ..."
- JazzTimes.com

"... a classic ... a somewhat atypical disc for the tenorist, both of the period and in his oeuvre ... Rollins concentrates on standards and keeps the tunes to bite-size lengths ... the brevity of the pieces hints at a particular kind of discipline and it's reflected in the leader's performance ... he sounds uncharacteristically restrained throughout. It's a pleasant change ... Rollins swings nicely through the record, improvising beautifully ... as one would expect, the rhythm section is flawless ..."
- All About Jazz

Sonny Rollins made his debut for the Riverside label with this album, recorded and released in 1957, the same year he was named New Star of the tenor saxophone by the critics of DownBeat. Rollins is surrounded by top names, including pianist Sonny Clark, bassists Percy Heath and Paul Chambers and drummer Roy Haynes on a programme of covers and standards, with one original Rollins song.
192 kHz / 24-bit, 96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Concord Music Group Studio Masters

This album is a high-resolution digital transfer of material originating from an analogue master source. It may contain noise, distortion or other artifacts, and may also contain audio which is limited in bandwidth or dynamic range, due to the technology available at the time of its production. As such, it is offered as a high-resolution documentation of a historical release.

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