The Complete 1963 Paris Concert
Sonny Rollins (ts), Don Cherry (tp), Henry Grimes (b), Billy Higgins (d)
The collective discography of Sonny Rollins and Don Cherry spans less than a year, but was a fascinating association. This release contains a complete and long unavailable concert by the Sonny Rollins-Don Cherry piano-less quartet - recorded at the Olympia, Paris, in 1963.
Among its many highlights, The band work out on a 23-minute version of 'Sonnymoon For Two', a 13-minute version of 'On Green Dolphin Street' and almost 10 minutes of the only existing rendition of "Everything Happens To Me" in both Rollins´ and Cherry´s discographies.
01. Solitude (9:18)
02. On Green Dolphin Street (13:49)
03. Announcement by Sonny Rollins (1:02)
04. Without A Song (2:51)
05. Sonny moon For Two (23:08)
06. Everything Happens to me (9:39)
07. 52nd Street Theme (5:20)
Total time: 65:13 min.
Personnel: Sonny Rollins (ts), Don Cherry (tp), Henry Grimes (b) and Billy Higgins (d). Recorded live at the Olympia, Paris, France, on January 19, 1963.