SONNY ROLLINS SAXOPHONE COLOSSUS 1957 ORIGINAL LP PRESTIGE 7079 446W 50th NYC NM - rare vinyl collector item


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SONNY ROLLINS•SAXOPHONE COLOSSUS•1957 ORIGINAL LP PRESTIGE 7079~446W 50th NYC~NM

SONNY ROLLINSSAXOPHONE COLOSSUS1957 ORIGINAL LP PRESTIGE 7079446W 50th NYCNM
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Auction Details:
Code ID
#10642
Ebay Item #
321839355871
Sold Price
$1800.00
Bids
1
Auction End date
31 Aug 2015
Seller Location
Paris

Item Description










Tracklist

• ST. THOMAS
•YOU DON´T KNOW WHAT LOVE IS
• STRODE RODE
• MORITAT
• BLUE SEVEN


Recording Data

Recorded at – Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 22, 1956


Credits

Bass – DOUG WATKINS
Drums – MAX ROACH
Piano – TOMMY FLANAGAN
Tenor Saxophone – SONNY ROLLINS







SONNY ROLLINS RECORDED MANY MEMORABLE SESSIONS DURING 1954 - 1958, BUT
“SAXOPHONE COLOSSUS” IS ARGUABLY HIS FINEST ALL-AROUND SET . . . JOINED BY
PIANIST TOMMY FLANAGAN, BASSIST DOUG WATKINS, AND DRUMMER MAX ROACH,
ROLLINS DEBUTS AND PERFORMS THE DEFINITIVE VERSION OF “ST. THOMAS”, TEARS
INTO THE CHORD CHANGES OF “MACK THE KNIFE” ( HERE CALLED “MORITAT” ),
INTRODUCES “STRODE RODE” IS LYRICAL ON “YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT LOVE IS” ,
AND CONSTRUCTS A SOLO ON “BLUE SEVEN” THAT PRACTICALLY DEFINES HIS STYLE.
THIS HIGHLY ACCLAIMED ALBUM IS HERE OFFERED FOR SALE IN STUNNING CONDITION
WITH SOLID AND UNMARKED COVER WITH LAMINATED FRONT SIDE. THE RECORD WITH
YELLOW DEEP GROOVE FIREWORKS LABELS SHOWING THE 446 WEST 50TH STREET, N.Y.C.
ADDRESS ON BOTH SIDES DISPLAYS FULL LUSTRE ––– SIDE TWO APPEARS AS JUST PLAYED
ONCE OR TWICE WHILE THE OPPOSITE SHOWS COUPLE OF SUPERFICIAL MARKS ON FIRST
TRACK THAT DO NOT AFFECT AT ALL THE STRONG NEAR MINT PLAYBACK EXPERIENCE.
“RVG” AND MATRICES PRLP-7079-A / PRLP-7079-B IN THE TRAIL-OFF DEAD WAX.