Sonny Rollins

Paris 1965 / Copenhagen 1968 (2-CD)


Sonny Rollins (ts), Kenny Drew (p), Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Gilbert Rovere (b), Art Taylor, Albert 'Tootie' Heath (d)

Reference: 69282_2

Bar code: 8436028692828

This release contains two extremely rare and long-unavailable European concerts by Sonny Rollins. A 1965 Paris performance showcases Rollins in a trio format including a half-hour plus version of Three Little Words, and 23 plus minutes of There Will Never Be Another You.

The second concert was taped in Copenhagen and features an all-star quartet with Kenny Drew, Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen and Albert "Tootie" Heath.

The recording quality is not always up to modern standards, but the sessions are of high historical importance.


CD 1
01. Medley 18:14
- I Can' t Get Started
- Three Little Words
- St. Thomas
02. There Will Never Be Another You 23:03
03. Three Little Words 31:51
04. St. Thomas 3:00
05. Medley On Various Tunes 2:08
06. When Lights Are Low 0:59

CD 2
01. Four 47:57
02. Naima 10:27
03. Sonnymoon For Two 20:06

Album details

Total time CD 1: 79:19 min.
Total time CD 2: 78:31 min.

Sonny Rollins, plays tenor sax on all tracks, plus:

Personnel on CD 1, tracks #1-2:
Sonny Rollins Trio
Gilbert Rovere (b) and Art Taylor (d).
Recorded at Salle de la Mutualité, Paris, November 4, 1965

Personnel on CD 1, tracks #3-6 & CD 2:
Sonny Rollins Quartet
Kenny Drew (p), Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (b) and Albert "Tootie" Heath (d).
Recorded at Café Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 6, 1968

$22.45  (tax incl.)

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