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Sonny Rollins discography

This is a discography of Sonny Rollins albums and albums by other musicians that feature Sonny Rollins


Sonny Rollins: leader and co-leader discography

Mambo Jazz, Sonny Stitt / Joe Holiday / Kenny Graham / Sonny Rollins, 1952, Prestige PRLP 135

Tracks : Donde, Joe Black Mambo, Serenata, Cuban Nightingale, Cool Mambo, Blue Mambo, Mambo Bounce, Pina Colada

Musicians : Tracks 1-4: Joe Holiday, Jordin Fordin, Clarence Johnson, Sam Woodyard, Ulysses Hampton / Tracks 5-6: Sonny Stitt, John Hunt, Bill Massey, Joe Newman, John Houston, Ernie Shepherd, Shadow Wilson, Humberto Molares / Track 7: Sonny Rollins, Kenny Drew, Percy Heath, Art Blakey / Track 8: Kenny Graham, Joe Hunter, Jack Honeyborne, Roy Plummer, Cliff Ball, Dickie Devere, Bob Caxton, Ginger Johnson, Leonardo

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Sonny Rollins Quartet, Sonny Rollins Quartet, 1952, Prestige PRLP 137

Tracks : Time on My Hands, This Love of Mine, Shadrack, Slow Boat to China, Scoops, With a Song in My Heart, Newk's Fadeaway, I Know

Musicians : Tracks 1-7: Sonny Rollins, Kenny Drew, Percy Heath, Art Blakey / Track 8: Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis, Percy Heath, Roy Haynes

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Sonny Rollins Quintet, Sonny Rollins Quintet, 1954, Prestige PRLP 186

Tracks : Silk 'n' Satin, Movin' Out, Swingin' For Bumsy, Solid

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Kenny Dorham, Elmo Hope, Percy Heath, Art Blakey

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Sonny Rollins, Sonny Rollins, 1954, Prestige PRLP 190

Tracks : The Way You Look Tonight, I Want To Be Happy, More Than You Know

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Thelonious Monk, Tommy Potter, Art Taylor

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Worktime, Sonny Rollins, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7020

Tracks : There's No Business Like Show Business, Paradox, Raincheck, There Are Such Things, It's All Right With Me

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Ray Bryant, George Morrow, Max Roach

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Sonny Rollins, Art Blakey, Kenny Drew With The Modern Jazz Quartet, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7029

Tracks : The Stopper, Almost Like Being In Love, No Moe, In A Sentimental Mood, Scoops, With A Song In My Heart, Newk's Fadeaway, Time On My Hands, This Love Of Mine, Shadrack, On A Slow Boat To China, Mambo Bounce, I Know

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, John Lewis, Kenny Drew, Miles Davis, Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, Art Blakey, Kenny Clarke, Roy Haynes

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Sonny Rollins Plus 4, Sonny Rollins, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7038

Tracks : Valse Hot, Kiss And Run, I Feel A Song Comin' On, Count Your Blessing Instead Of Sheep, Pent-Up House

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Clifford Brown, Richie Powell, George Morrow, Max Roach

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Tenor Madness, Sonny Rollins, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7047

Tracks : Tenor Madness, When Your Lover Has Gone, Paul's Pal, My Reverie, The Most Beautiful Girl In The World

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane (track 1), Red Garland, Paul Chambers, Philly Joe Jones

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Moving Out, Sonny Rollins, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7058

Tracks : Movin' Out, Swingin' For Bumsy, Silk N' Satin, Solid, More Than You Know

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Kenny Dorham, Elmo Hope, Thelonious Monk (track 5), Percy Heath, Tommy Potter (track 5), Art Blakey, Arthur Taylor (track 5)

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Thelonious Monk And Sonny Rollins, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7075

Tracks : The Way You Look Tonight, I Want To Be Happy, Work, Nutty, Friday The 13th

Musicians : Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins, Julius Watkins, Tommy Potter, Percy Heath, Arthur Taylor, Art Blakey, Willie Jones

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Saxophone Colossus, Sonny Rollins, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7079

Tracks : St. Thomas, You Don't Know What Love Is, Strode Rode, Moritat, Blue Seven

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Tommy Flanagan, Doug Watkins, Max Roach

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Rollins Plays For Bird, Sonny Rollins, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7095

Tracks : Medley: I Remember You / My Melancholy Baby / Old Folks / They Can't Take Away From Me / Just Friends / My Little Suede Shoes / Star Eyes, Kids Know, I've Grown Accustomed To Your Face

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Kenny Dorham, Wade Legge, George Morrow, Max Roach

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Sonny Rollins, Vol. 1, Sonny Rollins, 1957, Blue Note BLP 1542

Tracks : Decision, Bluesnote, How Are Things In Glocca Morra, Plain Jane, Sonnysphere

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Donald Byrd, Wynton Kelly, Gene Ramey, Max Roach

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Vol. 2, Sonny Rollins, 1957, Blue Note BLP 1558

Tracks : Why Don't I, Wail March, Misterioso, Reflections, You Stepped Out Of A Dream, Poor Butterfly

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, J.J. Johnson, Horace Silver, Thelonious Monk, Paul Chambers, Art Blakey

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Newk's Time, Sonny Rollins, 1957, Blue Note 4001

Tracks : Tune Up, Asiatic Raes, Wonderful! Wonderful!, The Surrey with the Fringe on Top, Blues for Philly Joe, Namely You

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Wynton Kelly, Doug Watkins, Philly Joe Jones

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Way Out West, Sonny Rollins, 1957, Contemporary 7530

Tracks : I'm An Old Cowhand, Solitude, Come, Gone, Wagon Wheels, There Is No Greater Love, Way Out West

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Ray Brown, Shelly Manne

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The Sound Of Sonny, Sonny Rollins, 1957, Riverside RLP 12-241

Tracks : The Last Time I Saw Paris, Just In Time, Toot, Toot, Tootsie, What Is There To Say, Dearly Beloved, Every Time We Say Goodbye, Cutie, It Could Happen To You, Mangoes

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Sonny Clark, Paul Chambers, Percy Heath, Roy Haynes

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Freedom Suite, Sonny Rollins, 1958, Riverside RLP 12-258

Tracks : The Freedom Suite, Someday I'll Find You, Will You Still Be Mine?, Till There Was You, Shadow Waltz

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Oscar Pettiford, Max Roach

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A Night at the Village Vanguard, Sonny Rollins, 1958, Blue Note BLP 1581

Tracks : Old Devil Moon, Softly As In A Morning Sunrise, Striver's Row, Sonnymoon For Two, A Night In Tunisia, I Can't Get Started

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Donald Bailey, Wilbur Ware, Elvin Jones, Pete La Roca

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Tour De Force, Sonny Rollins, 1958, Prestige PRLP 7126

Tracks : Ee-ah, Quick, Two Different Worlds, Swift, My Ideal

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Kenny Drew, George Morrow, Max Roach, Earl Coleman (tracks 3 & 6)

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Sonny Rollins and the Big Brass, Sonny Rollins, 1958, MetroJazz E-1002

Tracks : Grand Street, Far Out East, Who Cares?, Love Is a Simple Thing, What's My Name?, If You Were the Only Girl in the World, Manhattan, Body and Soul

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Nat Adderley, Reunald Jones, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Frank Rehak, Don Butterfield, Dick Katz, René Thomas, Henry Grimes, Roy Haynes, Specs Wright

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Sonny Rollins At Music Inn / Teddy Edwards At Falcon's Lair, Sonny Rollins / Teddy Edwards, 1958, MetroJazz E-1011

Tracks : Doxy, Limehouse Blues, You Are Too Beautiful, Billie's Bounce, A Foggy Day, I'll Follow My Secret Heart

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, John Lewis, Percy Heath, Connie Kay / Teddy Edwards, Joe Castro, Leroy Vinnegar, Billy Higgins

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Sonny Rollins and the Contemporary Leaders, Sonny Rollins and the Contemporary Leaders, 1959, Contemporary 7564

Tracks : I've Told Every Little Star, Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody, How High The Moon, You, I've Found A New Baby, Alone Together, In The Chapel In The Moonlight, The Song Is You

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Hampton Hawes, Barney Kessel, Leroy Vinnegar, Shelly Manne, Victor Feldman

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Work, Thelonious Monk/Sonny Rollins, 1959, Prestige PRLP 7169

Tracks : The Way You Look Tonight, I Want To Be Happy, Work, Nutty, Friday The 13th

Musicians : Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins, Julius Watkins, Tommy Potter, Percy Heath, Arthur Taylor, Art Blakey, Willie Jones

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Sonny Boy, Sonny Rollins, 1961, Prestige PRLP 7207

Tracks : Ee-Ah, B. Quick, B. Swift, The House I Live In, Sonny Boy

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Kenny Dorham (track 4), Kenny Drew, Wade Legge (track 4), George Morrow, Max Roach

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Worktime, Sonny Rollins, 1962, Prestige PRLP 7246

Tracks : There's No Business Like Show Business, Paradox, Raincheck, There Are Such Things, It's All Right With Me

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Ray Bryant, George Morrow, Max Roach

Originally released by Prestige in 1956 (PRLP 7020)

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Shadow Waltz, Sonny Rollins, 1962, Jazzland JLP 86

Tracks : Someday I'll Find You, Will You Still Be Mine?, Till There Was You, Shadow Waltz, The Freedom Suite

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Oscar Pettiford, Max Roach

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Sonny Rollins Brass / Trio, Sonny Rollins, 1962?, Verve

Tracks : Who Cares?, Love Is a Simple Thing, Grand Street, Far Out East, What's My Name?, If You Were the Only Girl in the World, Manhattan, Body and Soul

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Nat Adderley, Reunald Jones, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Frank Rehak, Don Butterfield, Dick Katz, René Thomas, Henry Grimes, Roy Haynes, Specs Wright

This is a reissue of Sonny Rollins and the Big Brass. This Verve reissue may have been released earlier in 1962.

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The Bridge, Sonny Rollins, 1962, RCA Victor

Tracks : Without a Song, Where Are You?, John S., The Bridge, God Bless the Child, You Do Something to Me

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Jim Hall, Bob Cranshaw, Ben Riley, Harry "H.T." Saunders

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What's New?, Sonny Rollins, 1962, RCA Victor

Tracks : If Ever I Would Leave You, Jungoso, Bluesong, The Night Has a Thousand Eyes, Brown Skin Girl

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Jim Hall, Bob Cranshaw, Ben Riley, Dennis Charles, Frank Charles, Willie Rodriguez, Candido

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Our Man in Jazz, Sonny Rollins, 1963, RCA Victor

Tracks : Oléo, Dearly Beloved, Doxy

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Don Cherry, Bob Cranshaw, Billy Higgins

Recorded live at the Village Gate, NYC in July 1962.

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Sonny Meets Hawk!, Sonny Rollins and Coleman Hawkins, 1963, RCA Victor

Tracks : Yesterdays, All The Things You Are, Summertime, Just Friends, Lover Man, At McKie's

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Coleman Hawkins, Paul Bley, Bob Cranshaw, Henry Grimes, Roy McCurdy

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Sonny And The Stars, Sonny Rollins, 1963, Prestige PRLP 7269

Tracks : The Stopper, Almost Like Being In Love, No Moe, In A Sentimental Mood, Scoops, With A Song In My Heart, Newk's Fadeaway, Time On My Hands, This Love Of Mine, Shadrack, On A Slow Boat To China, Mambo Bounce, I Know

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, John Lewis, Kenny Drew, Miles Davis, Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, Art Blakey, Kenny Clarke, Roy Haynes

Originally released by Prestige as Sonny Rollins, Art Blakey, Kenny Drew With The Modern Jazz Quartet (PRLP 7029) in 1957.

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Now's the Time, Sonny Rollins, 1964, RCA Victor

Tracks : Now's The Time, Blue 'N' Boogie, I Remember Clifford, 52nd Street Theme, St.Thomas, Round Midnight, Afternoon In Paris, Four

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Thad Jones, Herbie Hancock, Bob Cranshaw, Ron Carter, Roy McCurdy

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3 Giants!, Sonny Rollins/Clifford Brown/Max Roach, 1964, Prestige PRLP 7291

Tracks : Valse Hot, Kiss And Run, I Feel A Song Comin' On, Count Your Blessing Instead Of Sheep, Pent-Up House

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Clifford Brown, Richie Powell, George Morrow, Max Roach

Originally released by Prestige in 1956 as Sonny Rollins + 4 (PRLP 7038)

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Saxophone Colossus, Sonny Rollins, 1964, Prestige PRLP 7326

Tracks : St. Thomas, You Don't Know What Love Is, Strode Rode, Moritat, Blue Seven

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Tommy Flanagan, Doug Watkins, Max Roach

Originally released as Prestige PRLP 7079 in 1957.

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The Standard, Sonny Rollins, 1965, RCA Victor

Tracks : Autumn Nocturne, Night And Day, Love Letters, My One And Only Love, Three Little Words, Trav'lin' Light, I'll Be Seeing You, My Ship, It Could Happen To You, Long Ago (And Far Away)

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Herbie Hancock, Jim Hall, Bob Cranshaw, David Izenzon, Teddy Smith, Mickey Roker, Stu Martin

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Jazz Classics, Sonny Rollins, 1965, Prestige PR 7433

Tracks : Movin' Out, Swingin' For Bumsy, Silk N' Satin, Solid, More Than You Know

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Kenny Dorham, Elmo Hope, Thelonious Monk (track 5), Percy Heath, Tommy Potter (track 5), Art Blakey, Arthur Taylor (track 5)

Originally released in 1956 as Moving Out (Prestige PRLP 7058).

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On Impulse!, Sonny Rollins, 1965, Impulse! 91

Tracks : On Green Dolphin Street, Everything Happens to Me, Hold 'Em Joe, The Blue Room, Three Little Words

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Ray Bryant, Walter Booker, Mickey Roker

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Alfie: Original Music From The Score, Sonny Rollins, 1966, Impulse! 9111

Tracks : Alfie's Theme, He's Younger Than You Are, treet Runner with Child, Transition Theme for Minor Blues or Little Malcolm Loves His Dad, On Impulse, Alfie's Theme Differently

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, J.J. Johnson, Jimmy Cleveland, Phil Woods, Bob Ashton, Danny Bank, Roger Kellaway, Kenny Burrell, Walter Booker, Frankie Dunlop

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East Broadway Run Down, Sonny Rollins, 1966, Impulse! 9121

Tracks : East Broadway Run Down, Blessing in Disguise, We Kiss in a Shadow

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Freddie Hubbard, Jimmy Garrison, Elvin Jones

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Rollins Plays For Bird, Sonny Rollins, 1968, Prestige PR 7553

Tracks : Medley: I Remember You / My Melancholy Baby / Old Folks / They Can't Take Away From Me / Just Friends / My Little Suede Shoes / Star Eyes, Kids Know, I've Grown Accustomed To Your Face

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Kenny Dorham, Wade Legge, George Morrow, Max Roach

Originally released by Prestige in 1957 (PRLP 7095).

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Tenor Madness, Sonny Rollins, 1969, Prestige PR 7657

Tracks : Tenor Madness, When Your Lover Has Gone, Paul's Pal, My Reverie, The Most Beautiful Girl In The World

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane (track 1), Red Garland, Paul Chambers, Philly Joe Jones

Originally released by Prestige in 1956 (PRLP 7047).

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Worktime!, Sonny Rollins, 1970, Prestige PR 7750

Tracks : There's No Business Like Show Business, Paradox, Raincheck, There Are Such Things, It's All Right With Me

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Ray Bryant, George Morrow, Max Roach

Originally released by Prestige in 1956 (PRLP 7020)

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Three Giants, Sonny Rollins/Clifford Brown/Max Roach, 1971, Prestige PR 7821

Tracks : Valse Hot, Kiss And Run, I Feel A Song Comin' On, Count Your Blessing Instead Of Sheep, Pent-Up House

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Clifford Brown, Richie Powell, George Morrow, Max Roach

Originally released by Prestige in 1956 as Sonny Rollins + 4 (PRLP 7038)

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First Recordings!, Sonny Rollins, 1971, Prestige PR 7856

Tracks : I Know, Scoops, With A Song In My Heart, Shadrack, Time On My Hands, Newk's Fadeaway, On A Slow Boat To China, This Love Of Mine, Mambo Bounce, The Stopper, In A Sentimental Mood, Almost Like Being In Love, No Moe

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, John Lewis, Kenny Drew, Miles Davis, Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, Art Blakey, Kenny Clarke, Roy Haynes

Originally released as Sonny Rollins, Art Blakey, Kenny Drew With The Modern Jazz Quartet (PRLP 7029) in 1956.

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Next Album, Sonny Rollins, 1972, Milestone 9042

Tracks : Playin' In The Yard, Poinciana, The Everywhere Calypso, Keep Hold Of Yourself, Skylark

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, George Cables, Bob Cranshaw, David Lee, Jack DeJohnette, Arthur Jenkins

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Horn Culture, Sonny Rollins, 1973, Milestone 9051

Tracks : Pictures In Reflection Of A Golden Horn, Sais, Notes For Eddie, God Bless The Child, Love Man, Good Morning, Heartache

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Walter Davis Jr., Masuo, Bob Cranshaw, David Lee, Mtume

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The Freedom Suite Plus, Sonny Rollins, 1973, Milestone 47007

Late 1950s recordings most of which were originally released on The Freedom Suite and The Sound Of Sonny.

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In Japan, Sonny Rollins, 1973, Victor (Japan)

Tracks : Powaii, St. Thomas, Alfie, Moritat

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Yoshiaki Masuo, Bob Cranshaw, David Lee, Mtume

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The Cutting Edge, Sonny Rollins, 1975, Milestone 9059

Tracks : The Cutting Edge, To a Wild Rose, First Moves, A House Is Not a Home, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Stanley Cowell, Yoshiaki Masuo, Bob Cranshaw, David Lee, Mtume, Rufus Harley

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Nucleus, Sonny Rollins, 1975, Milestone 9064

Tracks : Lucille, Gwaligo, Are You Ready?, Azalea, Newkleus, Cosmet, My Reverie

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Raul De Souza, Bennie Maupin, George Duke, Black Bird, David Amaro, Bob Cranshaw, Chuck Rainey, Eddie Moore, Roy McCurdy, Mtume

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The Way I Feel, Sonny Rollins, 1976, Milestone 9074

Tracks : Island Lady, Asfrantation Woogie, Love Reborn, Happy Feel, Shout It Out, The Way I Feel About You, Charm Baby

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Patrice Rushen, Lee Ritenour, Charles Meeks, Alex Blake, Billy Cobham, Bill Summers

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More From The Vanguard, Sonny Rollins, 1976, Blue Note BN-LA 475-H2

Tracks : I've Got You Under My Skin, Night In Tunisia, What Is This Thing Called Love, Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise, Four, Woodyn' You, All The Things You Are, Get Happy, I'll Remember April, Get Happy

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Donald Bailey, Wilbur Ware, Pete LaRoca, Elvin Jones

Live recordings from November 1957. This double LP compilation was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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Easy Living, Sonny Rollins, 1977, Milestone 9080

Tracks : Isn't She Lovely, Down The Line, My One And Only Love, Arroz Con Pollo, Easy Living, Hear What I'm Saying

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, George Duke, Charles Icarus Johnson, Paul Jackson, Tony Williams

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Don't Stop The Carnival, Sonny Rollins, 1977, Milestone 55005

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Milestone Jazz Stars In Concert, McCoy Tyner/Sonny Rollins/Ron Carter, 1978, Milestone 55006

Tracks : The Cutting Edge, Alone Together, Continuum, Nubia, N.O. Blues, Willow Weep For Me, In A Sentimental Mood, A Little Pianissimo, Don't Stop The Carnival

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, McCoy Tyner, Ron Carter, Al Foster

Recorded live in September/October 1978.

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There Will Never Be Another You, Sonny Rollins, 1978, Impulse! 9349

Tracks : On Green Dolphin Street, Three Little Words, Mademoiselle De Paris, To a Wild Rose, There Will Never Be Another You

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Tommy Flanagan, Bob Cranshaw, Mickey Roker, Billy Higgins

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Don't Ask, Sonny Rollins, 1979, Milestone 9090

Tracks : Harlem Boys, The File, Disco Monk, My Ideal, Don't Ask, Tai-Chi, And Then My Love I Found You

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Mark Soskin, Larry Coryell, Jerome Harris, Al Foster, Bill Summers

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Love At First Sight, Sonny Rollins, 1980, Milestone 9098

Tracks : Little Lu, The Dream That We Fell Out Of, Strode Rode, The Very Thought Of You, Caress, Double Feature

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, George Duke, Stanley Clarke, Al Foster, Bill Summers

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No Problem, Sonny Rollins, 1982, Milestone 9104

Tracks : No Problem, Here You Come Again, Jo Jo, Coconut Bread, Penny Saved, Illusions, Joyous Lake

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Bobby Hutcherson, Bobby Broom, Bob Cranshaw, Tony Williams

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Reel Life, Sonny Rollins, 1982, Milestone 9108

Tracks : Reel Life, McGhee, Rosita´s Best Friend, Sonny Side Up, My Little Brown Book, Best Wishes, Solo Reprise (Sonny)

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Bobby Broom, Yoshiaki Masuo, Bob Cranshaw, Jack DeJohnette

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Sunny Days, Starry Nights, Sonny Rollins, 1984, Milestone 9122

Tracks : Mava Mava, I'm Old Fashioned, Wynton, Tell Me You Love Me, I'll See You Again, Kilauea

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Clifton Anderson, Mark Soskin, Russell Blake, Tommy Campbell, Lucille Rollins

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St Thomas: In Stockholm 1959, Sonny Rollins Trio, 1984, Dragon

Tracks : St Thomas, There Will Never Be Another You, Stay As Sweet As You Are, I've Told Every Little Star, How High The Moon, Oleo, Paul's Pal

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Henry Grimes, Pete La Roca

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The Solo Album, Sonny Rollins, 1985, Milestone 9137

Tracks : Soloscope, Soloscope

Musicians : Sonny Rollins

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A Night At The Village Vanguard, Vol.2, Sonny Rollins, 1985, Blue Note BNJ-61014

Tracks : A Night In Tunisia, I've Got You Under My Skin, Softly As In A Morning Sunrise, What Is This Thing Called Love

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Donald Bailey, Wilbur Ware, Elvin Jones, Pete La Roca

Live recordings from November 1957.

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A Night At The Village Vanguard, Vol.3, Sonny Rollins, 1985, Blue Note BNJ-61015

Tracks : All The Things You Are, Woodyn' You, Four, I'll Remember April, Get Happy, Get Happy (Alternate Take)

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Wilbur Ware, Elvin Jones

Live recordings from November 1957.

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Alternate Takes, Sonny Rollins, 1987, Contemporary 7651

Tracks : I'm An Old Cowhand (From The Rio Grande), Come Gone, Way Out West, The Song Is You, You, I've Found A New Baby

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Hampton Hawes, Victor Feldman, Barney Kessel, Leroy Vinnegar, Ray Brown, Shelly Manne

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Sonny Rollins Plays G-Man, Sonny Rollins, 1987, Milestone 9150

Tracks : G-Man, Kim, Don't Stop The Carnival

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Clifton Anderson, Mark Soskin, Bob Cranshaw, Marvin "Smitty" Smith

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Dancing In The Dark, Sonny Rollins, 1988, Milestone 9155

Tracks : Just Once, O.T.Y.O.G., Promise, Duke Of Lion, Dancing In The Dark, I'll String Along With You, Allison

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Clifton Anderson, Mark Soskin, Jerome Harris, Marvin "Smitty" Smith

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Falling in Love with Jazz, Sonny Rollins, 1990, Milestone 9179

Tracks : For All We Know, Tennessee Waltz, Little Girl Blue, Falling In Love With You, I Should Care, Sister

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Clifton Anderson, Branford Marsalis, Tommy Flanagan, Mark Soskin, Jerome Harris, Bob Cranshaw, Jeff Watts, Jack DeJohnette

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Here's to the People, Sonny Rollins, 1991, Milestone 9194

Tracks : Why Was I Born?, I Wish I Knew, Here's To The People, Doc Phil, Someone To Watch Over Me, Young Roy, Lucky Day, Long Ago And Far Away

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Roy Hargrove, Clifton Anderson, Mark Soskin, Jerome Harris, Bob Cranshaw, Al Foster, Jack DeJohnette, Steve Jordan

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Old Flames, Sonny Rollins, 1993, Milestone 9215

Tracks : Darn The Dream, Where Or When, My Old Flame, Times Slimes, I See Your Face Before Me, Delia, Prelude To A Kiss

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Byron Stripling, Jon Faddis, Clifton Anderson, Alex Brofsky, Bob Stewart, Tommy Flanagan, Bob Cranshaw, Jack DeJohnette

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+ 3, Sonny Rollins, 1995, Milestone 9250

Tracks : What A Difference A Day Made, Biji, They Say It's Wonderful, Mono Lisa, Cabin In The Sky, H.S., I've Never Been In Love Before

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Stephen Scott, Tommy Flanagan, Bob Cranshaw, Al Foster, Jack DeJohnette

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Global Warming, Sonny Rollins, 1998, Milestone 9280

Tracks : Island Lady, Echo-Side Blue, Global Warning, Mother Nature's Blues, Change Partners, Clear-Cut Boogie

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Clifton Anderson, Stephen Scott, Bob Cranshaw, Idris Muhammad, Perry Wilson, Victor See Yuen

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This Is What I Do, Sonny Rollins, 2000, Milestone 9310

Tracks : Salvador, Sweet Leilani, Did You See Harold Vick?, A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square, Charles M., The Moon Of Manakoora

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Clifton Anderson, Stephen Scott, Bob Cranshaw, Jack DeJohnette, Perry Wilson

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Without A Song: The 9/11 Concert, Sonny Rollins, 2005, Milestone 9342

Tracks : Without A Song, Global Warming, Introductions, A Nightingale In Berkeley Square, Why Was I Born?

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Clifton Anderson, Stephen Scott, Bob Cranshaw, Perry Wilson, Kimati Dinizulu

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Sonny, Please, Sonny Rollins, 2006, Doxy

Tracks : Sonny, Please, Someday I'll Find You, Nishi, Stairway to the Stars, Remembering Tommy, Serenade (Ballet Les Millions d'Arlequin), Park Palace Parade

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Clifton Anderson, Bobby Broom, Bob Cranshaw, Steve Jordan, Kimati Dinizulu, Joe Corsello

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Road Shows, Vol. 1, Sonny Rollins, 2008, Doxy

Tracks : Best Wishes, More Than You Know, Blossom, Easy Living, Tenor Madness, Nice Lady, Some Enchanted Evening

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Clifton Anderson, Mark Soskin, Stephen Scott, Bobby Broom, Bob Cranshaw, Jerome Harris, Christian McBride, Al Foster, Perry Wilson, Roy Haynes, Steve Jordan, Victor Lewis, Kimati Dinizulu, Victor See-Yuen

Live recordings from 1980, 1986, 2000, 2006 and 2007.

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Road Shows, Vol. 2, Sonny Rollins, 2011, Doxy

Tracks : They Say It's Wonderful, In A Sentimental Moods, Sonnymoon For Two, I Can't Get Started, Rain Check, St. Thomas

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Roy Hargrove, Ornette Coleman, Jim Hall, Russell Malone, Bob Cranshaw, Christian McBride, Kobie Watkins, Roy Haynes, Sammy Figueroa

Live recordings from 2010.

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Road Shows, Vol. 3, Sonny Rollins, 2012, Doxy

Tracks : Biji, Someday I'll Find You, Patanjali, Solo Sonny, Why Was I Born?, Don't Stop The Carnival

Musicians : Sonny Rollins, Clifton Anderson, Stephen Scott, Bobby Broom, Peter Bernstein, Bob Cranshaw, Kobie Watkins, Perry Wilson, Steve Jordan, Victor Lewis, Kimati Dinizulu, Sammy Figueroa

Live recordings from 2001, 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2012.

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Sonny Rollins: leader and co-leader: compilations, two-fers and similar

Sonny's Time, Sonny Rollins, 1962, Jazzland JLP 72

Tracks : Funky Blues Hotel, The Last Time I Saw Paris, What Is There To Say?, Cutie, Mangoes, My Old Flame, La Villa

A compilation of tracks from Riverside albums.

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Rollins, Sonny Rollins, 1972, Prestige 24004

Tracks drawn from a number of albums recorded between 1951 and 1956 with Rollins as leader and sideman.

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Reevaluation: The Impulse Years, Sonny Rollins, 1973, Impulse!

Eight tracks taken from Sonny Rollins On Impulse, Alfie and East Broadway Run Down.

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Saxophone Colossus And More, Sonny Rollins, 1975, Prestige 24050

Tracks : Moritat, Blue Seven, Strode Rode, St. Thomas, You Don't Know What Love Is, Kids Know, The House I Live In, I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face, Star Eyes, I Feel A Song Comin' On, Pent-Up House, Kiss And Run

Recordings from 1956 including the complete Saxophone Colossus album plus tracks from Sonny Boy, Rollins Plays For Bird, and Sonny Rollins Plus Four.

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Sonny Rollins, Sonny Rollins, 1975, Blue Note BN-LA 401-H2

Tracks : Tune Up, Decision, Striver's Row, Namely You, Misterioso, How Are Things In Glocca Morra, Reflections, Why Don't I, Poor Butterfly, Plain Jane, The Surrey With The Fringe On Top, Bluesnote, You Stepped Out Of A Dream

A double LP compilation. Part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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Taking Care Of Business, Sonny Rollins, 1978, Prestige 24082

Tracks originally released over four albums Work Time, Tenor Madness, Sonny Boy and Tour de Force.

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Great Moments With, Sonny Rollins, 1981, MCA

A double LP compilation of tracks taken from Impulse albums.

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Vintage Sessions, Sonny Rollins, 1981, Prestige 24096

Recordings made between 1951 and 1954.

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The Quartets, Sonny Rollins featuring Jim Hall, 1986, RCA/Bluebird

A double LP, 13 track, compilation of tracks taken from RCA albums. The CD version has only 8 tracks.

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The Essential: On Riverside, Sonny Rollins, 1986, Riverside

A 9 track compilation of tracks taken from Riverside albums.

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The Best Of, Sonny Rollins, 1989, Blue Note

A 9 track compilation of tracks taken from Blue Note albums.

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All The Things You Are (1963-1964), Sonny Rollins, 1990, Bluebird

A 12 track compilation of tracks taken from the RCA albums Sonny Meets Hawk, Now's The Time and The Standard Sonny Rollins.

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On the Outside, Sonny Rollins, 1991, Bluebird

A 6 track compilation of tracks taken from the RCA albums Our Man In Jazz and 3 In Jazz.

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Tenor Madness / Saxophone Colossus, Sonny Rollins, 1991, Prestige / Ace

A CD that combines two Prestige albums.

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The Complete Prestige Recordings, Sonny Rollins, 1992, Prestige

A 7 CD, 90 track collection of all recordings made by Rollins as leader and sideman for Prestige.

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Alternatives, Sonny Rollins, 1992, Bluebird

A 10 track compilation of previously released and unreleased tracks taken from RCA albums and recording sessions.

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Sonny Rollins & Co. 1964, Sonny Rollins, 1995, RCA / Bluebird

A 13 track compilation of previously released and unreleased tracks taken from RCA albums and recording sessions.

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The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Sonny Rollins, 1997, RCA

A 6 CD collection that brings together the 6 RCA albums The Bridge, What's New?, Our Man in Jazz, Sonny Meets Hawk!, Now's the Time, and The Standard Sonny Rollins, plus a number of alternate takes.

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The Blue Note Recordings, Sonny Rollins, 1997, Blue Note

A 5 CD collection that brings together the 5 late 50s Blue Note albums Volume 1, Volume 2, Newk's Time, A Night at the Village Vanguard, Volume 1, and A Night at the Village Vanguard, Volumes 2.

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Jazz Profile, No 21: Sonny Rollins, 1998

Seven tracks taken from Rollins' late 1950s Blue Note releases.

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The Blue Note Years, Vol. 6, Sonny Rollins, 1999, BlueNote

Eleven tracks from Rollins late 50s Blue Note recordings.

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The Freelance Years: The Complete Riverside & Contemporary Recordings, Sonny Rollins, 2000, Fantasy

A 5 CD collection that brings together all Sonny Rollins recordings as leader and sideman made between 1956 and 1958 for Riverside and Contemporary.

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Ballads, Sonny Rollins, 2002, Blue Note

A 7 track compilation of tracks from Blue Note albums.

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Prestige Profiles, Vol. 3: Sonny Rollins, 2005

Ten tracks originally released on Prestige albums between 1951 and 1956.

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The Essential: The RCA Years, Sonny Rollins, 2005, RCA

A 2 CD compilation of tracks from RCA albums.

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Milestone Profiles, Sonny Rollins, 2006, Milestones

Nine tracks taken from the many albums Rollins recorded for Milestone from 1972 onwards.

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The Impulse Story, Sonny Rollins, 2006, Impulse!

An 8 track collection of tracks from the Impulse albums On Impulse, Alfie and East Broadway Run.

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Great Sessions, Sonny Rollins, 2006, Blue Note

A 3 CD collection that brings together the 3 late 50s Blue Note albums Volume 1, Volume 2, and Newk's Time.

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Original Album Classics, Sonny Rollins, 2007, RCA

A 5 CD collection that brings together the 5 RCA albums The Bridge, What's New?, Our Man in Jazz, Sonny Meets Hawk!, and The Standard Sonny Rollins.

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On Impulse! / There Will Never Be Another You, Sonny Rollins, 2011, Impulse!

Brings together the classic 1965 album On Impulse with the live recordings from 1965 which were originally released on There Will Never Be Another You in 1978.

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Eight Classic Albums, Sonny Rollins, 2011, Real Gone

Notes : A 4 CD box set that brings together the albums: Moving Out, Tour De Force, Work Time, Sonny Rollins Volume 1, Sonny Rollins Plus 4, Sonny Rollins Volume 2, Tenor Madness, and Saxophone Colossus.

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Sonny Rollins: sideman: main albums and selected single artist collections

The Amazing Bud Powell, Bud Powell, 1951, Blue Note BLP 5003

Tracks : Un Poco Loco, Over The Rainbow, Ornithology, Wail, A Night In Tunisia, It Could Happen To You, You Go To My Head, Bouncing With Bud

Musicians : Bud Powell, Fats Navarro, Sonny Rollins, Curly Russell, Tommy Potter, Max Roach, Roy Haynes

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Memorial Album, Fats Navarro, 1951, Blue Note BLP 5004

Tracks : The Squirrel, 52nd Street Theme, Lady Bird, The Chase, Double Talk, Dameronia, Our Delight

Musicians : Fats Navarro, Howard McGhee, Ernie Henry, Wardell Gray, Charlie Rouse, Sonny Rollins (track 2), Allan Eager, Bud Powell, Tadd Dameron, Milt Jackson, Curly Russell, Nelson Boyd, Tommy Potter, Kenny Clarke, Roy Haynes, Shadow Wilson, Chano Pozo

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Modern Jazz Trombones, Kai Winding And His All Stars / J.J. Johnson And His All Stars, 1951, Prestige PRLP 109

Tracks : A Night On Bop Mountain, Broadway, Sid's Bounce, Waterworks, Fox Hunt, Elysee, Opus V, Hi-Lo

Musicians : Tracks 1-4 (Kai Winding And His All Stars): Kai Winding, Brew Moore, Gerry Mulligan, George Wallington, Curly Russell, Roy Haynes Tracks 5-8 (Jay Jay Johnson And His All Stars): Jay Jay Johnson, Kenny Dorham, Sonny Rollins, John Lewis, Leonard Gaskin, Max Roach

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Modern Jazz Trumpets, Fats Navarro / Dizzy Gillespie / Miles Davis / Kenny Dorham, 1951, Prestige PRLP 113

Tracks : Stop, Go, Wailing Wall, Thinking Of You, Morpheus, Whispering, Down, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Maxology

Musicians : Tracks 1-3: Fats Navarro, Don Lanphere, Al Haig, Tommy Potter, Max Roach / Tracks 4 & 8: Dizzy Gillespie – trumpet, vocals, Jimmy Heath, Jimmy Oliver, Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, Joe Harris / Tracks 5-7: Miles Davis, Bennie Green, Sonny Rollins, John Lewis, Percy Heath, Roy Haynes / Track 9: Kenny Dorham, James Moody, Al Haig, Tommy Potter, Max Roach

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The New Sounds, Miles Davis, 1952, Prestige PRLP 124

Tracks : Conception, Dig, My Old Flame, It's Only A Paper Moon

Musicians : Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Jackie McLean, Walter Bishop, Jr., Tommy Potter, Art Blakey

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Blue Period, Miles Davis, 1953, Prestige PRLP 140

Tracks : Bluing, Blue Room, Out Of The Blue

Musicians : Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Jackie McLean, John Lewis, Walter Bishop, Percy Heath, Tommy Potter, Art Blakey, Roy Haynes

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Blows For LP, Thelonious Monk Quintet, 1954, Prestige PRLP 166

Tracks : Let's Call This, Think Of One, Friday The Thirteenth

Musicians : Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins, Julius Watkins, Percy Heath, Willie Jones

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Art Farmer, Art Farmer, 1954, Prestige PRLP 177

Tracks : Confab in Tempo, I'll Take Romance, Wisteria, Soft Shoe

Musicians : Art Farmer, Sonny Rollins, Horace Silver, Percy Heath, Kenny Clarke

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Miles Davis With Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis With Sonny Rollins, 1954, Prestige PRLP 187

Tracks : Airegin, Oleo, But Not For Me, Doxy

Musicians : Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Horace Silver, Percy Heath, Kenny Clarke

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The Amazing Bud Powell, Vol. 1, Bud Powell, 1955, Blue Note BLP 1503

Tracks : Un Poco Loco (1st Take), Un Poco Loco (2nd Take), Un Poco Loco, Dance Of The Infidels, 52nd St. Theme, It Could Happen To You (Alternate Master), A Night In Tunisia, A Night In Tunisia (Alternate Master), Wail, Ornithology, Bouncing With Bud, Parisian Thoroughfare

Musicians : Bud Powell, Fats Navarro, Sonny Rollins, Curly Russell, Tommy Potter, Max Roach, Roy Haynes

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The Fabulous Fats Navarro, Volume 1, Fats Navarro, 1956, Blue Note BLP 1531

Tracks : Our Delight, Our Delight, The Squirrel, The Squirrel, The Chase, The Chase, Wail, Bouncing With Bud, Double Talk, Dameronia, Dameronia

Musicians : Fats Navarro, Howard McGhee, Ernie Henry, Charlie Rouse, Sonny Rollins, Bud Powell, Tadd Dameron, Milt Jackson, Curly Russell, Nelson Boyd, Tommy Potter, Kenny Clarke, Roy Haynes, Shadow Wilson

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The Fabulous Fats Navarro, Volume 2, Fats Navarro, 1956, Blue Note BLP 1532

Tracks : Lady Bird, Lady Bird, Jahbero, Jahbero, Symphonette, Symphonette, Double Talk, Bouncing With Bud, Dance Of The Infidels, The Skunk, Boperation

Musicians : Fats Navarro, Howard McGhee, Allen Eager, Sonny Rollins, Wardell Gray, Ernie Henry, Bud Powell, Tadd Dameron, Milt Jackson, Curly Russell, Tommy Potter, Kenny Clarke, Roy Haynes, Chano Pozo

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Dig, Miles Davis, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7012

Tracks : Dig, It's Only A Paper Moon, Denial, Bluing, Out Of The Blue

Musicians : Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Jackie McLean, Walter Bishop, Jr., Tommy Potter, Art Blakey

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Trombone By Three, J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding/Bennie Green, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7023

Tracks : Elysee, Hi-Lo, Fox Hunt, Opus V, Green Junction, Flowing River, A Night On Bop Mountain, Waterworks, Broadway, Sid's Bounce, Whirl-A-Licks, Pennies From Heaven

Musicians : Tracks 1-4 (Jay Jay Johnson Sextet): Jay Jay Johnson, Kenny Dorham, Sonny Rollins, John Lewis, Leonard Gaskin, Max Roach / Tracks 5, 6, 11, 12 (Bennie Green Septet): Bennie Green, Eddie Davis, Big Nick Nicholas, Rudy Williams, Teddy Brannon, Tommy Potter, Art Blakey / Tracks 7-10 (Kai Winding Sextet): Kai Winding, Brew Moore, Gerry Mulligan, George Wallington, Curly Russell, Roy Haynes

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Miles Davis And Horns, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7025

Tracks : For Adults Only, Morpheus, Down, Blue Room, Wispering, Tasty Pudding, Willie The Wailer, Floppy

Musicians : Miles Davis, Sonny Truitt, Bennie Green, Sonny Rollins, Zoot Sims, Al Cohn, John Lewis, Percy Heath, Leonard Gaskin, Roy Haynes, Kenny Clarke

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Collector's Items, Miles Davis, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7044

Tracks : The Serpent's Tooth I, The Serpent's Tooth II, 'Round About Midnight, Compulsion, No Line, Vierd Blues, In Your Own Sweet Way

Musicians : Miles Davis, "Charlie Chan", Sonny Rollins, Tommy Flanagan, Walter Bishop Jr., Paul Chambers, Percy Heath, Philly Joe Jones, Art Taylor

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Monk, Thelonious Monk, 1956, Prestige PRLP 7053

Tracks : We See, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, Locomotive, Hackensack, Let's Call This, Think Of One (Take Two), Think Of One (Take One)

Musicians : Thelonious Monk, Ray Copeland, Frank Foster, Sonny Rollins, Julius Watkins, Curly Russell, Percy Heath, Art Blakey, Willie Jones

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At Basin Street, Clifford Brown and Max Roach, 1956, EmArcy MG 36070

Tracks : What Is This Thing Called Love?, Love Is A Many Splendored Thing, I'll Remember April, Powell's Prances, Time, The Scene Is Clean, Gertrude's Bounce

Musicians : Max Roach, Clifford Brown, Sonny Rollins, Richie Powell, George Morrow

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Max Roach + 4, Max Roach, 1957, EmArcy MG 36098

Tracks : Ezz-Thetic, Dr. Free-Zee, Just One Of Those Things, Mr. X, Body And Soul, Woodyn' You

Musicians : Max Roach, Kenny Dorham, Sonny Rollins, Ray Bryant George Morrow

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Jazz in 3/4 Time, Max Roach, 1957, EmArcy MG 36108

Tracks : Blues Waltz, Valse Hot, I'll Take Romance, Little Folks, Lover, The Most Beautiful Girl In The World

Musicians : Max Roach, Kenny Dorham, Sonny Rollins, Billy Wallace, George Morrow

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J.J. Johnson Jazz Quintets, J.J. Johnson, 1957, Savoy MG 12106

Tracks : Audubon, Don't Blame Me, Goof Square, Bee Jay, Yesterdays, Riffette, Jay Bird, Coppin' The Bop, Jay Jay, Mad Be Bop, Bone-ology, Down Vernon's Alley

Musicians : J.J. Johnson, Sonny Rollins, Cecil Payne, Leo Parker, Bud Powell, Hank Jones, John Lewis, Al Lucas, Gene Ramey, Leonard Gaskin, Max Roach, Shadow Wilson

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Bags' Groove, Miles Davis, 1957, Prestige PRLP 7109

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Brilliant Corners, Thelonious Monk, 1957, Riverside RLP 12-226

Tracks : Brilliant Corners, Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are, Pannonica, I Surrender, Dear, Bemsha Swing

Musicians : Thelonious Monk, Clark Terry, Ernie Henry, Sonny Rollins, Oscar Pettiford, Paul Chambers, Max Roach

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Jazz Contrasts, Kenny Dorham, 1957, Riverside RLP 12-239

Tracks : Falling In Love With Love, I'll Remember April, Larue, My Old Flame, But Beautiful, La Villa

Musicians : Kenny Dorham, Sonny Rollins, Hank Jones, Betty Glamman, Oscar Pettiford, Max Roach

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That's Him, Abbey Lincoln, 1957, Riverside RLP 12-251

Tracks : Strong Man, Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe, My Man, Tender As A Rose, That's Him, I Must Have That Man, Porgy, When A Woman Loves A Man, Don't Explain

Musicians : Abbey Lincoln, Kenny Dorham, Sonny Rollins, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers, Max Roach

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Duets, Dizzy Gillespie with Sonny Stitt and Sonny Rollins, 1958, Verve 8260

Tracks : Wheatleigh Hall, Sumphin, Con Alma, Haute Mon'

Musicians : Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Sonny Stitt, Ray Bryant, Tom Bryant, Charlie Persip

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Sonny Side Up, Dizzy Gillespie with Sonny Stitt and Sonny Rollins, 1958, Verve 8262

Tracks : On The Sunny Side Of The Street, The Eternal Triangle, After Hours, I Know That You Know

Musicians : Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Sonny Stitt, Ray Bryant, Tom Bryant, Charlie Persip

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Last Chorus, Ernie Henry, 1958, Riverside RLP 12-266

Tracks : Autumn Leaves, Beauty And The Blues, All The Things You Are, Melba's Tune, S'posin, Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are, Like Someone In Love, Cleo's Chant

Musicians : Ernie Henry, Kenny Dorham, Lee Morgan, Melba Liston, Benny Golson, Sonny Rollins, Cecil Payne, Kenny Drew, Wynton Kelly, Thelonious Monk, Paul Chambers, Eddie Mathias, Oscar Pettiford, Wilbur Ware, G. T. Hogan, Philly Joe Jones, Max Roach, Art Taylor

A posthumous album comprising tracks from a number of sessions in 1956 and 1957.

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At Music Inn Volume 2, Modern Jazz Quartet, 1959, Atlantic

Tracks : Medley: Stardust/I Can't Get Started/Lover Man, Yardbird Suite, Midsömmer, Festival Sketch, Bags' Groove, Night In Tunisia

Musicians : John Lewis, Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, Connie Kay, Sonny Rollins (tracks 5 & 6)

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Early Art, Art Farmer, 1961, New Jazz NJLP 8258

Tracks : Soft Shoe, Confab In Tempo, I'll Take Romance, Wisteria, Autumn Nocturne, I've Never Been In Love Before, I'll Walk Alone, Gone With The Wind, Alone Together, Pre Amp

Musicians : Art Farmer, Sonny Rollins, Horace Silver, Wynton Kelly, Addison Farmer, Percy Heath, Herbie Lovelle, Kenny Clarke

Reissued on Prestige (7665) in 1969 with a different front cover.

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Kenny Dorham And Friends With Cannonball Adderley And Sonny Rollins, 1962, Jazzland JLP 82

Tracks : Blue Spring, Spring Cannon, Passion, I'll Remember April, Falling In Love With Love

Musicians : Tracks 1 to 3: Kenny Dorham, Cannonball Adderley, Cecil Payne, David Amram, Cedar Walton, Paul Chambers, Philly Joe Jones, Jimmy Cobb / Tracks 4 and 5: Kenny Dorham, Sonny Rollins, Hank Jones, Oscar Pettiford, Max Roach

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Greatest Hits, Thelonious Monk, 1962, Riverside 421

Tracks : Little Rootie Tootie, Jackie-ing, Ruby, My Dear, Brilliant Corners, 'Round Midnight, Off Minor

Musicians : Thelonious Monk, Ray Copeland, Donald Byrd, Thad Jones, Eddie Bert, Ernie Henry, Charlie Rouse, Sonny Rollins, Coleman Hawkins, John Coltrane, Gigi Gryce, Phil Woods, Gerry Mulligan, Pepper Adams, Bob Northern, Jay McAllister, Oscar Pettiford, Wilbur Ware, Sam Jones, Max Roach, Art Blakey, Shadow Wilson, Art Taylor

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Looking Back, J.J. Johnson, 1963, Prestige PRLP 7253

Tracks : Riviera, Dinner For Two, Hip Bones, Wing Bag, We'll Be Together Again, Bag's Groove, Elysses, Hilo, Fox Hunt, Opus V, How Long Has This Been Going On, Don't Argue

Musicians : J.J. Johnson, Kenny Dorham, Kai Winding, Sonny Rollins (tracks 7 to 10), Dick Katz, John Lewis, Leonard Gaskin, Peck Morrison, Al Harewood, Max Roach

A compilation of tracks that were originally released on 10" LPs.

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Trumpet Giants, Fats Navarro, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, 1964, New Jazz 8296

Tracks : Stop, Go, Infatuation, Wailing Wall, My Old Flame, Conception, Thinking Of You, Too Much Weight, She's Gone Again, Nice Work If You Can Get It

Musicians : Tracks 1-4: Fats Navarro, Don Lanphere, Al Haig, Tommy Potter, Max Roach / Tracks 5-6: Miles Davis, Jackie McLean, Sonny Rollins, Walter Bishop Jr., Tommy Potter, Art Blakey / Tracks 7-10: Dizzy Gillespie, Jimmy Heath, Jimmy Oliver, Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, Joe Harris

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Early Art, Art Farmer, 1969, Prestige PR 7665

Tracks : Soft Shoe, Confab In Tempo, I'll Take Romance, Wisteria, Autumn Nocturne, I've Never Been In Love Before, I'll Walk Alone, Gone With The Wind, Alone Together, Pre Amp

Musicians : Art Farmer, Sonny Rollins, Horace Silver, Wynton Kelly, Addison Farmer, Percy Heath, Herbie Lovelle, Kenny Clarke

Originally released on New Jazz in 1961.

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Oleo, Miles Davis, 1971, Prestige PR 7847

Tracks : Oleo, Doxy, Airegin, But Not For Me (Take 1), But Not For Me (Take 2), Vierd Blues, In Your Own Sweet Way, No Line

Musicians : Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Horace Silver, Tommy Flanagan, Paul Chambers, Percy Heath, Art Taylor, Kenny Clarke

A compilation of tracks from earlier Prestige releases.

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Monk, Thelonious Monk, 1972, Prestige 24006

Tracks : Little Rootie Tootie, Sweet And Lovely, Bye-ya, Monk's Dream, Trinkle Trinkle, These Foolish Things, Bemsha Swing, Reflections, Let's Call This, Think Of One (Take One), Friday The 13th, We See, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, Locomotive, Hackensack, Work, Nutty, Blue Monk, Just A Gigolo

Musicians : Thelonious Monk, Ray Copeland, Frank Foster, Sonny Rollins (tracks 9 to 11), Julius Watkins, Curly Russell, Gary Mapp, Percy Heath, Art Blakey, Max Roach, Willie Jones

Tracks recorded for Prestige between 1952 and 1954.

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Tallest Trees, Miles Davis, 1972, Prestige 24012

Tracks : Bags' Groove, Smooch, Miles Ahead, Airegin, Oleo, But Not For Me, Doxy, The Man I Love, Swing Spring, Blue Haze, Round About Midnight, Bemsha Swing

Musicians : Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Charles Mingus, Horace Silver, John Lewis, Red Garland, Thelonious Monk, Milt Jackson, Paul Chambers, Percy Heath, Philly Joe Jones, Art Blakey, Kenny Clarke, Max Roach

A compilation of tracks recorded between 1953 and 1956 and released on Bags' Groove, Blue Haze and Miles Davis And The Modern Jazz Giants.

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Strictly Bebop, Tadd Dameron / Babs Gonzales / Dizzy Gillespie, 1972, Capitol

Tracks : Sid's Delight, Casbah, John's Delight, What's New, Heaven's Doors Are Open Wide, Focus (Tadd Dameron And His Orchestra), Capitolizing, Professor Bop, St. Louis Blues, Real Crazy, Prelude To A Nightmare (Babs Gonzales And His Orchestra), Say When, You Stole My Wife You Horsethief, Tally-Ho, Oo-La-La, Coast To Coast (Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra)

Musicians : Sonny Rollins plays on tracks 7 to 10 as a member of the Babs Gonzales Orchestra. The musicians on these tracks are: Babs Gonzales, Bennie Green, J. J. Johnson, Don Redman, Sonny Rollins, Jordan Fordin, Alberto Socarras, Julius Watkins, Linton Garner, Wynton Kelly, Art Phipps, Jack "The Bear" Parker, Roy Haynes

The tracks featuring Sonny Rollins were recorded in 1949.

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Farmer's Market, Art Farmer, 1974, Prestige 24032

Tracks : Soft Shoe, Confab In Tempo, I'll Take Romance, Wisteria, Work Of Art, Mau Mau, Wildwood, Evening In Paris, Elephant Walk, A Night At Tony's, Blue Concept, Evening In Casablanca, Forcast, I've Never Been In Love Before, Alone Together, With Prestige, Farmer's Market

Musicians : Art Farmer, Jimmy Cleveland, Charlie Rouse, Cliff Solomon, Danny Bank, Gigi Gryce, Hank Mobley, Oscar Estell, Sonny Rollins (tracks 1 to 4), Duke Jordan, Horace Silver, Kenny Drew, Quincy Jones, Wynton Kelly, Addison Farmer, Monk Montgomery, Percy Heath, Joe Jones, Art Taylor, Elvin Jones, Herbie Lovelle, Kenny Clarke, Sonny Johnson

Recordings made between 1954 and 1956.

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Brilliance, Thelonious Monk, 1975, Milestone 47023

Brings together the two albums Brilliant Corners and 5 By Monk By 5. Sonny Rollins plays on most of the tracks on Brilliant Corners.

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Prime Source, Fats Navarro, 1976, BN-LA 507-H2

Tracks : Our Delight, Our Delight, The Squirrel, The Squirrel, The Chase, The Chase, Dameronia, Dameronia, Lady Bird, Lady Bird, Jahbero, Jahbero, Symphonette, Symphonette, Double Talk, Double Talk, Boperation, The Skunk, 52nd Street Theme, Dance Of The Infidels, Dance Of The Infidels, Wail, Wail, Bouncing With Bud, Bouncing With Bud, Bouncing With Bud

Musicians include : Fats Navarro, Howard McGhee, Ernie Henry, Wardell Gray, Alan Eager, Charlie Rouse, Sonny Rollins, Tadd Dameron, Bud Powell, Milt Jackson, Nelson Boyd, Tommy Potter, Curly Russell, Shadow Wilson, Kenny Clarke, Roy Haynes

The complete Fats Navarro Blue Note recordings. This double LP release was part of the Blue Note Reissue Series.

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The Quintet, Vol 2, Clifford Brown, 1977, Mercury EMS 2 407

Tracks : George's Dilemma, If I Love Again, The Blues Walk, What Am I Here For, Cherokee, Jacqui, Sandu, Gertrude's Bounce, Junior's Arrival, Powell's Prances, Flossie Lou, What Is This Thing Called Love, Love Is A Many Splendored Thing, I'll Remember April, Time, The Scene Is Clean

Musicians : Clifford Brown, Max Roach, Harold Land, Sonny Rollins, Richie Powell, George Morrow A double LP of tracks by the Clifford Brown / Max Roach Quintet originally released on mid-1950s LPs.

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Mad Be Bop J.J. Johnson, 1979, Savoy SJL 2232

Tracks : Jay Bird, Jay Bird, Jay Bird, Coppin' The Bop, Jay Jay, Jay Jay, Jay Jay, Mad Be Bop, Audobahn, Audobahn, Don't Blame Me, Goof Square, Goof Square, Goof Square, Bee Jay, Bee Jay, Boneology, Down Vernon's Alley, Yesterdays, Riffette, What Is This Thing Called Love, Blues For Trombones, The Major, Lament, Bernie's Tune, Co-op, Blues In Twos, Reflections

Musicians : J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding, Sonny Rollins, Cecil Payne, Howard Fritzson, Leo Parker, Bud Powell, Hank Jones, John Lewis, Wally Cirillo, Billy Bauer, Al Lucas, Charles Mingus, Gene Ramey, Leonard Gaskin, Kenny Clarke, Max Roach, Shadow Wilson

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Pure Genius Volume 1, Clifford Brown/Max Roach, 1982, Elektra Musician 60026

Tracks : I'll Remember April, What's New, Daahoud, Lover Man (Oh Where Can You Be), 52nd Street Theme

Musicians : Max Roach, Clifford Brown, Sonny Rollins, Richard Powell, George Morrow

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The Complete Bud Powell Blue Note Recordings (1949-1958), Bud Powell, 1986, Mosaic

Tracks : Bouncing With Bud (Alt Take #1), Bouncing With Bud (Alt Take #2), Bouncing With Bud, Wail (Alt Take), Wail, Dance Of The Infidels (Alt Take), Dance Of The Infidels, 52nd Street Theme, You Go To My Head, Ornithology, Ornithology (Alt Take), Un Poco Loco (Alt Take #1), Un Poco Loco (Alt Take #2), Un Poco Loco, Over The Rainbow, A Night In Tunisia, A Night In Tunisia (Alt Take), It Could Happen To You (Alt Take), It Could Happen To You, Parisian Thoroughfare, Autumn In New York, Reets And I, Reets And I (Alt Take), Sure Thing, Collard Greens And Black-Eyed Pea (Alt Take), Collard Greens And Black-Eyed Peas, Polka Dots And Moonbeams, I Want To Be Happy, Audrey, Glass Enclosure, Blue Pearl, Blue Pearl (Alt Take), Keepin' In The Groove, Some Soul, Frantic Fancies, Bud On Bach, Idaho, Don't Blame Me, Moose The Mooche, John's Abbey (Alt Take), Sub City (Alt Take), Sub City, John's Abbey, Buster Rides Again, Dry Soul, Marmalade, Monopoly, Time Waits, The Scene Changes, Down With It, Comin' Up (Alt Take), Comin' Up, Duid Deed, Cleopatra's Dream, Gettin' There, Crossin' The Channel, Danceland, Borderick

Notes : A 5 LP set of recordings made for Blue Note. Sonny Rollins plays on the first 8 tracks.

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Last updated June 2015