Sonny Rollins – Rollins in Holland – The 1967 Studio & Live Recordings (2020/2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 02:09:45 minutes | 2,64 GB | Genre: Jazz
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Front Cover | © Resonance Records
This new 2-CD set of 1967 studio and live recordings of Sonny Rollins. Discovered poorly labeled in the Dutch Jazz Archives, these performances are fiery and powerful. His Dutch bassist Ruud Jacobs and drummer Han Bennink, who while accomplished, wondered how they would manage, yet they met the challenge brilliantly; Rollins gave them plenty of opportunity to solo and explore. Rollin’s himself at age 89 had a hand in the production with Zev Feldman, and his interview is included. Aidan Levy, Rollin’s biographer, provided notes and full analysis of each tune. Comments on the choice of saxophone manufacturer and mouthpieces were interesting and unusual.