Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Way You Look Tonight
Sonny Rollins feat. Thelonious Monk 5:15
2 I Want to Be Happy
Sonny Rollins feat. Thelonious Monk 7:44
3 The Stopper
Sonny Rollins with The Modern Jazz Quartet 3:00
4 Almost Like Being in Love
Sonny Rollins with The Modern Jazz Quartet 3:26
5 No Moe
Sonny Rollins with The Modern Jazz Quartet 3:32
6 In a Sentimental Mood
Sonny Rollins with The Modern Jazz Quartet 3:21
7 Scoops
Sonny Rollins Quartet 2:16
8 With a Song in My Heart
Sonny Rollins Quartet 3:09
9 Newk's Fadeaway
Modern Jazz Quartet and Sonny Rollins 3:15
10 Time on My Hands
Sonny Rollins Quartet 2:43
11 This Love of Mine
Sonny Rollins Quartet 2:27
12 Shadrack
Sonny Rollins Quartet 2:35
13 On a Slow Boat to China
Sonny Rollins Quartet 2:41
14 Mambo Bounce
Sonny Rollins Quartet 2:25
15 I Know
Sonny Rollins Quartet 2:32
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Moving Out
4:27
2 Swingin' for Bumsy
5:45
3 Silk n Satin
3:58
4 Solid
6:25
5 More Than You Know
10:47
6 There's No Business Like Show Business
6:18
7 Paradox
4:56
8 Raincheck
5:58
9 There Are Such Things
9:28
10 It's All Right With Me
6:06
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 I Remember You
3:07
2 My Melancholy Baby
2:45
3 Old Folks
2:53
4 They Can't Take That Away From Me
3:00
5 Just Friends
2:48
6 My Little Suede Shoes
2:48
7 Star Eyes
9:06
8 I've Grown Accustomed to Your Face
4:50
9 Kids Know
11:35
10 St Thomas
6:43
11 You Don't Know What Love Is
6:24
12 Strode Rode
5:11
13 Moritat
10:03
14 Blue Seven
11:08
CD 4
# Title Rating Length
1 Ee-Ah
6:55
2 B. Quick
9:13
3 B. Swift
5:18
4 The House I Live In
9:24
5 Sonny Boy
8:21
6 Valse Hot
8:35
7 Kiss and Run
7:07
8 I Feel a Song Comin' On
5:13
9 Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep
2:28
10 Pent Up House
11:08
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Tenor Madness
Sonny Rollins Quartet 12:13
2 When Your Lover Has Gone
Sonny Rollins Quartet 6:10
3 Paul's Pal
Sonny Rollins Quartet 5:09
4 My Reverie
Sonny Rollins Quartet 6:05
5 The Most Beautiful Girl in the World
Sonny Rollins Quartet 5:33
6 Two Different Worlds
Sonny Rollins 7:37
7 My Ideal
Sonny Rollins 4:20

Credits

CD 1

drums:
Art Blakey (track 9)
Percy Heath (tracks 7–8, 10–14)
Roy Haynes (1951-01-17) (track 15)
Art Blakey (1951-12-17) (tracks 7–8, 10–14)
Art Blakey (1953-10-07) (track 6)
Kenny Clarke (1953-10-07) (tracks 3–6)
Art Taylor (1954-10-25) (tracks 1–2)
bass:
Percy Heath (track 9)
Percy Heath (1951-01-17) (track 15)
Percy Heath (1951-12-17) (tracks 7–8, 10–14)
Percy Heath (1953-10-07) (tracks 3–6)
vibraphone:
Milt Jackson (1953-10-07) (tracks 3–6)
double bass:
Tommy Potter (1954-10-25) (tracks 1–2)
piano:
Kenny Drew (track 9)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1951-01-17) (track 15)
Kenny Drew (1951-12-17) (tracks 7–8, 10–14)
Kenny Drew (1953-10-07) (track 6)
John Lewis (pianist, member of Modern Jazz Quartet) (1953-10-07) (tracks 3–6)
Thelonious Monk (1954-10-25) (tracks 1–2)
tenor saxophone:
Sonny Rollins (track 9)
Sonny Rollins (1951-01-17) (track 15)
Sonny Rollins (1951-12-17) (tracks 7–8, 10–14)
Sonny Rollins (1953-10-07) (tracks 3–6)
Sonny Rollins (1954-10-25) (tracks 1–2)
composer:
Irving Caesar (track 2)
Sonny Rollins (track 7)
Vincent Youmans (track 2)
Richard Rodgers (1929) (track 8)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1935) (track 6)
Jerome Kern (1936) (tracks 1, 1)
lyricist:
Irving Caesar (track 2)
Manny Kurtz (track 6)
Irving Mills (track 6)
Lorenz Hart (1929) (track 8)
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (1936) (tracks 1, 1)
producer:
Bob Weinstock (tracks 1–2)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (tracks 1–2)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 1, 1, 8)
Lafleur Music Ltd. (track 6)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1954-10-25) (tracks 1–2)
sampled by:
instrumental cover recording of:
I Want to Be Happy (1954-10-25) (track 2)
The Way You Look Tonight (1954-10-25) (track 1)
instrumental recording of:
With a Song in My Heart (1951-12-17) (track 8)
later translated versions:
recording of:
Scoops (track 7)
In a Sentimental Mood (1953-10-07) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Swing Time Medley (tracks 1, 1)

CD 2

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)
Max Roach (1955-12-02) (tracks 6–10)
bass:
Percy Heath (1954-08-18) (tracks 1–4)
Tommy Potter (1954-10-25) (track 5)
George Morrow (1955-12-02) (tracks 6–10)
piano:
Elmo Hope (1954-08-18) (tracks 1–4)
Thelonious Monk (1954-10-25) (track 5)
Ray Bryant (1955-12-02) (tracks 6–10)
tenor saxophone:
Sonny Rollins (1954-08-18) (tracks 1–4)
Sonny Rollins (1954-10-25) (track 5)
Sonny Rollins (1955-12-02) (tracks 6–10)
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)
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1955-12-02) (tracks 6–10)
instrumental recording of:
More Than You Know (1954-10-25) (track 5)
recording of:
Solid (1954-08-18) (track 4)

CD 3

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1956-06-22) (tracks 10–14)
trumpet:
Kenny Dorham (1956-10-05) (tracks 8–9)
drums:
Max Roach (1956-06-22) (tracks 10–14)
Max Roach (1956-10-05) (tracks 8–9)
bass:
George Morrow (1956-10-05) (tracks 8–9)
double bass:
Doug Watkins (1956-06-22) (tracks 10–14)
piano:
Tommy Flanagan (1956-06-22) (tracks 10–14)
Wade Legge (1956-10-05) (tracks 8–9)
tenor saxophone:
Sonny Rollins (1956-06-22) (tracks 10–14)
Sonny Rollins (1956-10-05) (tracks 8–9)
composer:
Gene de Paul (track 11)
Sonny Rollins (tracks 9–10, 12, 14)
Kurt Weill (track 13)
Don Raye (track 11)
engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (tracks 10–14)
lyricist:
Sonny Rollins (track 10)
Bertolt Brecht (track 13)
Don Raye (track 11)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (tracks 10–12)
translator:
Marc Blitzstein (1954) (track 13)
publisher:
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 11)
Universal Edition (track 13)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1956-10-05) (tracks 8–9)
recording of:
Blue 7 (track 14)
Kids Know (track 9)
Mack the Knife (1954 Blitzstein translation) (track 13)
St. Thomas (track 10)
Strode Rode (track 12)
translated version of:

CD 4

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1956-03-22) (tracks 6–9)
trumpet:
Clifford Brown (1956-03-22) (tracks 6–9)
drums:
Max Roach (1956-03-22) (tracks 6–9)
bass:
George Morrow (1956-03-22) (tracks 6–9)
piano:
Richie Powell (1956-03-22) (tracks 6–9)
tenor saxophone:
Sonny Rollins (1956-03-22) (tracks 6–9)
composer:
Sam Coslow (track 7)
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 8)
George Oppenheimer (track 8)
Sonny Rollins (track 6)
Irving Berlin (track 9)
lyricist:
Irving Berlin (track 9)
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (track 8)
remasters:
Valse Hot by Sonny Rollins (track 6)
instrumental recording of:
Count Your Blessings (1956-03-22) (track 9)
I Feel a Song Comin’ On (1956-03-22) (track 8)
recording of:
Kiss and Run (1956-03-22) (track 7)
Valse Hot (1956-03-22) (track 6)

CD 5

drums:
Philly Joe Jones (US jazz drummer) (1956-05-24) (tracks 1–5)
Max Roach (1956-12-07) (tracks 6–7)
bass:
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (tracks 1–5)
George Morrow (1956-12-07) (tracks 6–7)
double bass:
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (1956-05-24) (tracks 1–5)
piano:
Red Garland (1956-05-24) (tracks 1–5)
Kenny Drew (1956-12-07) (tracks 6–7)
tenor saxophone:
John Coltrane (tracks 1–5)
Sonny Rollins (1956-05-24) (tracks 1–5)
Sonny Rollins (1956-12-07) (tracks 6–7)
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)
vocals:
Earl Coleman (1956-12-07) (tracks 6–7)
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)
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1956-12-07) (tracks 6–7)
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)

Release

ASIN: US: B00PCWG7RQ [info]