Monday, March 25, 2013

Sonny Rollins & Thad Jones

On this two sides Period Records is proud to introduce, back to back, combos led by two musicians who, during the past year, have enjoyed an axtraordinary upsurge of appreciation among an intercontinental network of jazz fans...
From booklet

Sonny Rollins
Thad Jones
and His Ensemble
Sonny Rollins Plays


1 Sonnymoon for Two (Rollins) 8:58
2 Like Someone in Love (Burke, Heusen) 4:55
3 Theme from Pathetique (Symphony Tchaikovsky) 5:54
4 Just for Life (Jones) 4:12
5 I Got It, Thad (And That Ain't Bad) (Feather) 6:33
6 Ballad Medley
Flamingo (Grouya, Anderson) - If You Were Mine (Mercer, Malneck)
I'm Through with Love (Malneck, Livingston, Kahn)
Love Walked In (Gershwin, Gershwin) 7:22

[# 1-3]
Sonny Rollins - ts
Jimmy Cleveland - tb
Gil Coggins - p
Wendell Marshall - b
Kenny Dennis - dr
Recorded in New York City ; November 4, 1957
[# 4-5]
Thad Jones - tp
Frank Foster - ts
Jimmy Jones - p
Doug Watkins - b
Jo Jones - dr
Recorded in New York City ; December 24, 1956
[# 6]
Thad Jones - tp
Henry Coker - tb
Frank Wess - ts
Tommy Flanagan - p
Eddie Jones - b
Elvin Jones - dr
Recorded in New York City ; January 6, 1957


grumpy said...

I once owned this on vinyl, but it disappeared. Thanks for the reunion.

Baron said...

Thanks for the Rollins in particular Baron

Melanchthon said...

rog said...

Very Enjoyable Mel ! Thank you

CrunchyFrog said...

The truth messenger, the forever risk-taker, the true god of saxophone... the one and only. Sonny Rollins.

From the one and only Melanchthon.

Kovina Kris said...

Thanks so very much! This one looks like an oldie but a goodie!