Tracklist

CD 1: Worktime (1956)
# Title Rating Length
1 There's No Business Like Show Business
6:21
2 Paradox
5:00
3 Raincheck
6:01
4 There Are Such Things
9:33
5 It's All Right With Me
6:07
CD 2: With The Modern Jazz Quartet (1956)
# Title Rating Length
1 The Stopper
3:00
2 Almost Like Being In Love
3:26
3 No Moe
3:32
4 In A Sentimental Mood
3:21
5 Scoops
2:17
6 With A Song In My Heart
3:09
7 Newk's Fadeaway
3:16
8 Time On My Hands
2:43
9 This Love Of Mine
2:27
10 Shadrack
2:36
11 Slow Boat To China
2:42
12 Mambo Bounce
2:26
13 I Know
2:32
CD 3: Tenor Madness (1956)
# Title Rating Length
1 Tenor Madness
12:16
2 When Your Lover Has Gone
6:13
3 Paul's Pal
5:12
4 My Reverie
6:08
5 The Most Beautiful Girl In The World
5:36
CD 4: Moving Out (1956)
# Title Rating Length
1 Movin' Out
4:31
2 Swingin' For Bumsy
5:49
3 Silk N' Satin
4:03
4 Solid
6:27
5 More Than You Know
10:49
CD 5: Saxophone Colossus (1956)
# Title Rating Length
1 St. Thomas
6:49
2 You Don't Know What Love Is
6:31
3 Strode Rode
5:17
4 Moritat
10:07
5 Blue 7
11:18

Credits

CD 1: Worktime (1956)

drums:
Max Roach (1955-12-02) (tracks 1–5)
bass:
George Morrow (1955-12-02) (tracks 1–5)
piano:
Ray Bryant (1955-12-02) (tracks 1–5)
tenor saxophone:
Sonny Rollins (1955-12-02) (tracks 1–5)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1955-12-02) (tracks 1–5)

CD 2: With The Modern Jazz Quartet (1956)

drums:
Percy Heath (tracks 5–12)
Roy Haynes (1951-01-17) (track 13)
Art Blakey (1951-12-17) (tracks 5–12)
Art Blakey (1953-10-07) (track 4)
Kenny Clarke (1953-10-07) (tracks 1–4)
bass:
Percy Heath (1951-01-17) (track 13)
Percy Heath (1951-12-17) (tracks 5–12)
Percy Heath (1953-10-07) (tracks 1–4)
vibraphone:
Milt Jackson (1953-10-07) (tracks 1–4)
piano:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1951-01-17) (track 13)
Kenny Drew (1951-12-17) (tracks 5–12)
Kenny Drew (1953-10-07) (track 4)
John Lewis (pianist, member of Modern Jazz Quartet) (1953-10-07) (tracks 1–4)
tenor saxophone:
Sonny Rollins (1951-01-17) (track 13)
Sonny Rollins (1951-12-17) (tracks 5–12)
Sonny Rollins (1953-10-07) (tracks 1–4)
composer:
Sonny Rollins (track 5)
Richard Rodgers (1929) (track 6)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1935) (track 4)
lyricist:
Manny Kurtz (track 4)
Irving Mills (track 4)
Lorenz Hart (1929) (track 6)
publisher:
Lafleur Music Ltd. (track 4)
sampled by:
instrumental recording of:
With a Song in My Heart (1951-12-17) (track 6)
recording of:
Scoops (track 5)
In a Sentimental Mood (1953-10-07) (track 4)

CD 3: Tenor Madness (1956)

drums:
Philly Joe Jones (US jazz drummer) (1956-05-24) (tracks 1–5)
bass:
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (tracks 1–5)
double bass:
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (1956-05-24) (tracks 1–5)
piano:
Red Garland (1956-05-24) (tracks 1–5)
tenor saxophone:
John Coltrane (tracks 1–5)
Sonny Rollins (1956-05-24) (tracks 1–5)
composer:
Richard Rodgers (track 5)
Sonny Rollins (tracks 1, 1, 3, 3)
Einar Aaron Swan (track 2)
guest tenor saxophone:
John Coltrane (1956-05-24) (track 1)
lyricist:
Einar Aaron Swan (track 2)
Lorenz Hart (track 5)
producer:
Bob Weinstock (tracks 1–5)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (tracks 1–5)
writer:
André Baruch (tracks 4, 4)
Larry Clinton (1938) (tracks 4, 4)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1956-05-24) (tracks 1–5)
cover recording of:
My Reverie (1956-05-24) (track 4)
Paul's Pal (1956-05-24) (track 3)
instrumental cover recording of:
My Reverie (track 4)
The Most Beautiful Girl in the World (1956-05-24) (track 5)
When Your Lover Has Gone (1956-05-24) (track 2)
instrumental recording of:
Tenor Madness (track 1)
is based on:
Rêverie, L. 68, CD 76 (for piano) (tracks 4, 4)
part of:
Jumbo (track 5)
recording of:
Paul's Pal (track 3)
Tenor Madness (1956-05-24) (track 1)

CD 4: Moving Out (1956)

trumpet:
Kenny Dorham (1954-08-18) (tracks 1–4)
drums:
Art Blakey (1954-08-18) (tracks 1–4)
Art Taylor (1954-10-25) (track 5)
bass:
Percy Heath (1954-08-18) (tracks 1–4)
Tommy Potter (1954-10-25) (track 5)
piano:
Elmo Hope (1954-08-18) (tracks 1–4)
Thelonious Monk (1954-10-25) (track 5)
tenor saxophone:
Sonny Rollins (1954-08-18) (tracks 1–4)
Sonny Rollins (1954-10-25) (track 5)
composer:
Sonny Rollins (track 4)
Vincent Youmans (track 5)
lyricist:
Edward Eliscu (track 5)
Billy Rose (track 5)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1954-08-18) (tracks 1–4)
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1954-10-25) (track 5)
instrumental recording of:
More Than You Know (1954-10-25) (track 5)
recording of:
Solid (1954-08-18) (track 4)

CD 5: Saxophone Colossus (1956)

drums:
Max Roach (tracks 1–5)
bass:
Doug Watkins (tracks 1–5)
piano:
Tommy Flanagan (tracks 1–5)
tenor saxophone:
Sonny Rollins (tracks 1–5)