Sonny Rollins Discography

1949 (age 19)

Babs Gonzales And His Orchestra

Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson, trombone; Julius Watkins, French horn; Jordan Fordin, alto sax; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Linton Garner, piano; Art Phipps, bass; Jack "The Bear" Parker, drums; Babs Gonzales, vocal.

NYC, January 20, 1949

3393-3CapitolizingCapitol (J) CR-8812; Blue Note CDP 7 84464 2
3394-4Professor Bop-

* Capitol (J) CR-8812   Various Artists - Bebop Professors
= Capitol (J) ECJ-50073   -   1982
* Blue Note CDP 7 84464 2   Babs Gonzales - Weird Lullaby   1992

Babs Gonzales And His Orchestra

J.J. Johnson, trombone; Alberto Socarras, flute; Don Redman, soprano sax; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Ray Nance, violin #3; Wynton Kelly, piano; Bruce Lawrence, bass, vocal; Roy Haynes, drums, vocal; Babs Gonzales, vocal.

NYC, April 27, 1949

1. 3776-3Real CrazyBlue Note CDP 7 84464 2
2. 3777-4Then You'll Be Boppin' Too-
3. 3778-1When Lovers They Lose-
4. 3779-2St. Louis BluesCapitol (J) CR-8812; Blue Note CDP 7 84464 2

* Capitol (J) CR-8812   Various Artists - Bebop Professors
= Capitol (J) ECJ-50073   -   1982
* Blue Note CDP 7 84464 2   Babs Gonzales - Weird Lullaby   1992

J.J. Johnson Quintet

J.J. Johnson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; John Lewis, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Shadow Wilson, drums.

NYC, May 11, 1949

S36-130-1AudobahnSavoy SJL 2232
S36-130-3Audobahn (as Audubon)Savoy 947, MG-12106
S36-131Don't Blame MeSavoy 949, MG 15049, MG-12106
S36-132-2Goof SquareSavoy SJL 2232
S36-132-4--
S36-132-8-Savoy MG 15049, MG-12106
S36-133-3Bee JaySavoy SJL 2232
S36-133-5-Savoy 949, MG-12106

* Savoy MG-12106   J J Johnson's Jazz Quintets   1957
= Savoy SJL 2232   J.J. Johnson - Mad Be Bop   1978
* Savoy MG 15049   J.J. Johnson - Kai Winding Sextet   1955
* Savoy 947   J.J. Johnson - Audubon / Stan Getz - Fast
* Savoy 949   J.J. Johnson - Don't Blame Me / Bee Jay

Jay Jay Johnson's Boppers

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Jay Jay Johnson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; John Lewis, piano; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Max Roach, drums.

NYC, May 26, 1949

JRC20BElysee (as Elysses)New Jazz 803, 810; Prestige 810, prEP 1330, PRLP 109, PRLP 7023, PRLP 7253, P-24067
JRC21COpus VNew Jazz 806; Prestige prEP 1330, PRLP 109, PRLP 7023, PRLP 7253, P-24067
JRC22CHilo-
JRC23DFox HuntPrestige 810, prEP 1330, PRLP 109, PRLP 7023, PRLP 7253, P-24067

* Prestige PRLP 7023   J J Johnson, Kai Winding, Benny Green - Trombone By Three   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-091   -   1984
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-091-2   -   1992
= Prestige PRES 16-4   Jay Jay Johnson, Kai Winding, Bennie Green - Trombone By Three   1957
* Prestige PRLP 7253, PRST 7253   J.J. Johnson - Looking Back   1963
* Prestige P-24067   J.J. Johnson-Kai Winding-Bennie Green - Early Bones   1976
* Prestige PRLP 109   Kai Winding And His All Stars, Jay Jay Johnson And His All Stars - Modern Jazz Trombones   1951
= Prestige PRLP 109 (later)   -   1952
* Prestige prEP 1330   J.J. Johnson Sextet   1953
* New Jazz 803   Terry Gibbs - Cuddles / Jay Jay Johnson - Elysses   1949
* New Jazz 810   Jay Jay Johnson - Elysses / Don Lanphere - Spider's Webb   1949
* Prestige 810   Jay Jay Johnson - Elysses / Fox Hunt   1953
* New Jazz 806   Jay Jay Johnson - Opus V / Hilo   1949
= Prestige 806   -   1953

Bud Powell's Modernists

Fats Navarro, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Bud Powell, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

WOR Studios, NYC, August 9, 1949

BN360-0Bouncing With Bud (alternate take 1)Blue Note BLP 1532, BST 84430, BN-LA507-H2
BN360-1Bouncing With Bud (alternate take 2)Blue Note BLP 1531, BST 84430, BN-LA507-H2
BN360-2Bouncing With BudBlue Note 1567, BLP 5003, BLP 1503, BN-LA507-H2
BN361-0Wail (alternate take)Blue Note BLP 1531, BST 84430, BN-LA507-H2
BN361-3WailBlue Note 1567, BLP 5003, BLP 1503, BN-LA507-H2
BN362-0Dance Of The Infidels (alternate take)Blue Note BLP 1532, BST 84430, BN-LA507-H2
BN362-1Dance Of The InfidelsBlue Note 1568, BLP 1503, BN-LA507-H2
BN363-152nd St. ThemeBlue Note 1568, BLP 5004, BLP 1503, BN-LA507-H2

* Blue Note BLP 1532   The Fabulous Fats Navarro Volume 2   1957
* Blue Note BST 84430   Bud Powell - Alternate Takes   1985
* Blue Note BN-LA507-H2   Fats Navarro - Prime Source   1975
* Blue Note BLP 1531   The Fabulous Fats Navarro Volume 1   1957
* Blue Note BLP 1503   The Amazing Bud Powell Volume 1   1955
= Blue Note BST 81503 (pseudo stereo)   -   1966
* Blue Note BLP 5003   The Amazing Bud Powell   1952
* Blue Note BLP 5004   Fats Navarro Memorial Album   1952
* Blue Note 1567   Bud Powell - Bouncing With Bud / Wail   1949
* Blue Note 1568   Bud Powell - Dance Of The Infidels / 52nd St. Theme   1949

1951 (age 21)

Miles Davis Sextet

Miles Davis, trumpet; Bennie Green, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; John Lewis, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

Apex Studios, NYC, January 17, 1951

128AMorpheusPrestige 734, prEP 1320, PRLP 113, PRLP 7025, P-24054
129BDownPrestige 742, prEP 1320, PRLP 113, PRLP 7025, P-24054
131AWhispering-

* Prestige PRLP 7025   Miles Davis And Horns   1956
= Prestige PRLP 7168   Miles Davis - Early Miles 1951 & 1953   1959
= Prestige PRST 7674   Miles Davis - Early Miles   1969
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-053   Miles Davis And Horns   1983
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-053-2   -   1989
* Prestige P-24054   Miles Davis - Dig   1975
* Prestige PRLP 113   Fats Navarro, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Kenny Dorham - Modern Jazz Trumpets   1951
= Prestige PRLP 113 (later)   -   1952
= Prestige PRLP 113 (later 2)   -   1954
* Prestige prEP 1320   Miles Davis Sextet   1953
* Prestige 734   Miles Davis - Morpheus / Blue Room   1951
* Prestige 742   Miles Davis - Down / Whispering   1951

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Miles Davis, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

Apex Studios, NYC, January 17, 1951

132I KnowPrestige PRLP 137, PRLP 7029, P-24096

* Prestige PRLP 7029   Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet, Art Blakey And Kenny Drew   1956
= Prestige PRLP 7269, PRST 7269   Sonny Rollins - Sonny & The Stars   1963
= Prestige PRST 7856   Sonny Rollins - First Recordings!   1971
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-011   Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet, Art Blakey And Kenny Drew   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-011-2   -   1988
* Prestige P-24096   Sonny Rollins - Vintage Sessions   1981
* Prestige PRLP 137   Sonny Rollins Quartet   1952

Miles Davis Sextet

Miles Davis, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

broadcast, Birdland, NYC, February 17, 1951

Out Of The BlueBlue Note 7243 5 41779 2 7
Half Nelson-
Tempus Fugit-
Move-

* Blue Note 7243 5 41779 2 7   Miles Davis - Birdland 1951   2004

Miles Davis Sextet

Miles Davis, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums.: same personnel.

broadcast, Birdland, NYC, June 2, 1951

Move (mistitled as Moo/Mod)Session Disc 102; Ozone 7; Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-124; Blue Note 7243 5 41779 2 7
Half Nelson (two)-
Down (mistitled as Mick's Blues)-
Jumpin' With Symphony SidSession Disc 102

* Session Disc 102   Hooray For Miles Davis Vol. Two   1970s
* Ozone 7   Miles Davis, 'Lockjaw' Davis, Art Blakey - Rare Broadcast Performances   1970s
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-124   Miles Davis Featuring Stan Getz - Birdland Days
* Blue Note 7243 5 41779 2 7   Miles Davis - Birdland 1951   2004

Miles Davis Sextet Featuring Sonny Rollins

Miles Davis, trumpet; Jackie McLean as Jackie McClean as Jack McLean, alto sax #1-5; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Walter Bishop, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Apex Studios, NYC, October 5, 1951

1. 228ConceptionPrestige 868, prEP 1349, PRLP 124, PRLP 7013, PR 16002, PR 7457, PRST 7744, PRST-24022, P-24054; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-005-2
2. 229Out Of The BluePrestige 876, prEP 1361, PRLP 140, PRLP 7012, PRST 7744, P-24054
3. 230DenialPrestige prEP 1361, PRLP 7012, PRST 7744, P-24054
4. 231BluingPrestige 846, 868, prEP 1355, PRLP 140, PRLP 7012, PRST 7744, P-24054
5. 232DigPrestige 777, 45-321, prEP 1339, PRLP 124, PRLP 7012, PR 7298, PRST 7744, P-24054
6. 233My Old FlamePrestige 766, prEP 1339, PRLP 124, PRLP 7013, PR 16002, PRST 7744, PRST-24022, P-24054; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-005-2
7. 234It's Only A Paper MoonPrestige 817, 45-321, prEP 1349, PRLP 124, PRLP 7012, PRST 7744, P-24054

* Prestige PRLP 7013   Conception Featuring Stan Getz, Miles Davis, Zoot Sims, Sonny Rollins, Gerry Mulligan, Lee Konitz   1956
= Prestige PRLP 7013 (later)   Miles Davis/Stan Getz/Gerry Mulligan/Lee Konitz/Sonny Rollins/Zoot Sims - Conception   1956+
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-1726   -   1989
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1726-2   -   1990
* Prestige PR 16002   Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Fats Navarro - Trumpet Giants   not released
= New Jazz NJLP 8296   -   1964
* Prestige PR 7457, PRST 7457   Miles Davis Greatest Hits   1966
* Prestige PRST 7744   Miles Davis - Conception   1970
* Prestige PRST-24022   Miles Davis - Collector's Items   1973
* Prestige P-24054   Miles Davis - Dig   1975
* Prestige PRLP 7012   Miles Davis Featuring Sonny Rollins - Dig   1956
= Prestige PRLP 7281, PRST 7281   Diggin' With The Miles Davis Sextet   1963
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-005   Miles Davis Featuring Sonny Rollins - Dig   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-005-2   -   1987
* Prestige PR 7298, PRST 7298   Various Artists - Prestige/Groovy Goodies
* Prestige PRLP 124   Miles Davis - The New Sounds   1952
* Prestige PRLP 140   Miles Davis - Blue Period   1953
* Prestige prEP 1349   Miles Davis With Sonny Rollins Vol. 2   1954
* Prestige prEP 1361   Miles Davis All Stars   1954
* Prestige prEP 1355   Miles Davis In A Blue Mood   1954
* Prestige prEP 1339   Miles Davis With Sonny Rollins   1954
* Prestige 45-321   Miles Davis - Dig / It's Only A Paper Moon   1964
* Prestige 868   Miles Davis - Conception / Bluing Part 3   1953
* Prestige 876   Miles Davis - Out Of The Blue Parts 1 & 2   1954
* Prestige 846   Miles Davis - Bluing Parts 1 & 2   1953
* Prestige 777   Miles Davis - Dig Parts 1 & 2   1952
= Prestige 777x45   -
* Prestige 766   Miles Davis - My Old Flame Parts 1 & 2   1952
* Prestige 817   Miles Davis - It's Only A Paper Moon Parts 1 & 2   1953
= Prestige 817x45   -

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Apex Studios, NYC, December 17, 1951

267Time On My HandsPrestige PRLP 137, PRLP 7029, P-24096
268Mambo BouncePrestige 769, PRLP 135, PRLP 7029, PRST-24004, P-24096
269This Love Of MinePrestige 769, PRLP 137, PRLP 7029, P-24096
270ShadrackPrestige 780, PRLP 137, PRLP 7029, P-24096
271Slow Boat To ChinaPrestige PRLP 137, PRLP 7029, P-24096
272With A Song In My HeartPrestige 780, PRLP 137, PRLP 7029; Moodsville MVLP 35; Prestige PRST-24004, P-24096
273ScoopsPrestige PRLP 137, PRLP 7029, P-24096
274Newk's FadeawayPrestige PRLP 137, PRLP 7029, PRST-24004, P-24096

* Prestige PRLP 7029   Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet, Art Blakey And Kenny Drew   1956
= Prestige PRLP 7269, PRST 7269   Sonny Rollins - Sonny & The Stars   1963
= Prestige PRST 7856   Sonny Rollins - First Recordings!   1971
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-011   Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet, Art Blakey And Kenny Drew   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-011-2   -   1988
* Prestige P-24096   Sonny Rollins - Vintage Sessions   1981
* Prestige PRST-24004   Sonny Rollins   1972
* Moodsville MVLP 35, MVST 35   Various Artists - The Music Of Richard Rodgers Played By America's Greatest Jazzmen   1963
* Prestige PRLP 137   Sonny Rollins Quartet   1952
* Prestige PRLP 135   Sonny Stitt, Joe Holiday, Kenny Graham, Sonny Rollins - Mambo Jazz   1952
* Prestige 769   Sonny Rollins - Mambo Bounce / This Love Of Mine   1952
* Prestige 780   Sonny Rollins - Shadrack / With A Song In My Heart   1952

1953

Miles Davis Sextet

Miles Davis, trumpet; Charlie Parker as "Charlie Chan", Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Walter Bishop, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

WOR Studios, NYC, January 30, 1953

450CompulsionPrestige PRLP 7044, PRST 7822
451-1The Serpent's Tooth I-
451-2The Serpent's Tooth II-
452'Round About Midnight-

* Prestige PRLP 7044   Miles Davis - Collectors' Items   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-071   -   1983
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-071-2   -   1987
= Prestige PRST-24022   Miles Davis - Collector's Items   1973
* Prestige PRST 7822   Miles Davis - Miles Ahead!   1970

Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; John Lewis, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

NYC, October 7, 1953

509In A Sentimental MoodPrestige 874, 45-284, prEP 1337, PRLP 7029, P-24096
510The StopperPrestige 874, 45-173, prEP 1337, PRLP 7029, P-24096
511Almost Like Being In LovePrestige 45-284, prEP 1337, PRLP 7029, P-24096
512No MoePrestige prEP 1337, PRLP 7029, PRST-24004, P-24096

* Prestige PRLP 7029   Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet, Art Blakey And Kenny Drew   1956
= Prestige PRLP 7269, PRST 7269   Sonny Rollins - Sonny & The Stars   1963
= Prestige PRST 7856   Sonny Rollins - First Recordings!   1971
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-011   Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet, Art Blakey And Kenny Drew   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-011-2   -   1988
* Prestige P-24096   Sonny Rollins - Vintage Sessions   1981
* Prestige PRST-24004   Sonny Rollins   1972
* Prestige prEP 1337   Sonny Rollins With Modern Jazz Quartet   1954
* Prestige 45-284   Sonny Rollins - Almost Like Being In Love / In A Sentimental Mood   1963
* Prestige 45-173   Sonny Rollins - The Stopper / Moritat   1960
* Prestige 874   Sonny Rollins - In A Sentimental Mood / The Stopper   1954

Thelonious Monk Quintet Featuring Sonny Rollins

Julius Watkins, French horn; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Willie Jones, drums.

WOR Studios, NYC, November 13, 1953

531Let's Call ThisPrestige prEP 1352, PRLP 166, PRLP 7053, PRST 7751, PRST-24006
532-1Think Of One (take one)Prestige PRLP 7053, PRST 7751, P-24046
532-2Think Of One (take two)Prestige prEP 1352, PRLP 166, PRLP 7053, PRST 7751, PRST-24006
533Friday The ThirteenthPrestige PRLP 166, PRLP 7075, PRST 7751, PRST-24006

* Prestige PRLP 7053   Thelonious Monk   1956
= Prestige PRLP 7053 (later)   Thelonious Monk With Sonny Rollins And Frank Foster - Monk   1957+
= Prestige PRLP 7245, PRST 7245   We See Thelonious Monk   1962
= Prestige PR 7363, PRST 7363   Thelonious Monk - The Golden Monk   1965
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-016   Thelonious Monk With Sonny Rollins And Frank Foster - Monk   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-016-2   -   1989
* Prestige PRST 7751   Thelonious Monk - Reflections Vol. 1   1970
* Prestige PRST-24006   Thelonious Monk   1972
* Prestige P-24046   Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige   1974
* Prestige PRLP 7075   Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins   1957
= Prestige PRLP 7169   Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins - Work!   1959
= Prestige PRST 7656   The Genius Of Thelonious Monk   1969
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-059   Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins   1983
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-059-2   -   1987
* Prestige PRLP 166   Thelonious Monk Quintet - Blows For LP Featuring Sonny Rollins   1954
= Prestige PRLP 166 (later)   Thelonious Monk Quintet (Thelonious With Sonny Rollins)   1954+
* Prestige prEP 1352   The Thelonious Monk Quintet   1954

1954

Art Farmer Quintet

Art Farmer, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Horace Silver, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 20, 1954

553Soft ShoePrestige PRLP 177; New Jazz PRNJ 8258; Prestige P-24032
554Confab In Tempo-
555I'll Take Romance-

* New Jazz PRNJ 8258   Art Farmer - Early Art   1961
= Prestige PRST 7665   -   1969
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-880-2   -   1996
* Prestige P-24032   Art Farmer - Farmer's Market   1973
* Prestige PRLP 177   Art Farmer   1954

Miles Davis And The Modern Jazz Giants

Miles Davis, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Horace Silver, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 29, 1954

590AireginPrestige PRLP 187, LP 7109, PRST 7847, PRST-24012
591Oleo-
592-1But Not For Me (take 1)Prestige 915, PRLP 187, LP 7109, PRST 7847, PRST-24012
592-2But Not For Me (take 2)Prestige LP 7109, PRST 7847, P-24077
593DoxyPrestige PRLP 187, LP 7109, PRST 7847, PRST-24012

* Prestige LP 7109   Miles Davis - Bags Groove   1957
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-245   -   1986
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-245-2   -   1987
= Prestige PRES 16-3   Miles Davis & The Modern Jazz Giants   1957
* Prestige PRST 7847   Miles Davis - Oleo   1971
* Prestige PRST-24012   Miles Davis - Tallest Trees   1972
* Prestige P-24077   Miles Davis - Tune Up   1977
* Prestige PRLP 187   Miles Davis With Sonny Rollins   1954
* Prestige 915   Miles Davis - But Not For Me / no info   1955

Sonny Rollins Quintet Featuring Kenny Dorham

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Elmo Hope, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey as "Abdullah Buhaina", drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, August 18, 1954

606Movin' OutPrestige PRLP 186, PRLP 7058, P-24096
607Swingin' For Bumsy-
608Silk N' Satin-
609SolidPrestige PRLP 186, PRLP 7058, PRST-24004, P-24096

* Prestige PRLP 7058   Sonny Rollins - Moving Out   1956
= Prestige PR 7433, PRST 7433   Sonny Rollins - Jazz Classics   1966
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-058   Sonny Rollins - Moving Out   1983
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-058-2   -   1987
* Prestige P-24096   Sonny Rollins - Vintage Sessions   1981
* Prestige PRST-24004   Sonny Rollins   1972
* Prestige PRLP 186   Sonny Rollins Quintet   1954

Sonny Rollins And Thelonious Monk Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Arthur Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 25, 1954

630I Want To Be HappyPrestige PRLP 190, PRLP 7075, P-24096
631The Way You Look TonightPrestige PRLP 190, PRLP 7075, PRST-24004, P-24096
632More Than You KnowPrestige PRLP 190, PRLP 7058, P-24096

* Prestige PRLP 7075   Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins   1957
= Prestige PRLP 7169   Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins - Work!   1959
= Prestige PRST 7656   The Genius Of Thelonious Monk   1969
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-059   Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins   1983
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-059-2   -   1987
* Prestige P-24096   Sonny Rollins - Vintage Sessions   1981
* Prestige PRST-24004   Sonny Rollins   1972
* Prestige PRLP 7058   Sonny Rollins - Moving Out   1956
= Prestige PR 7433, PRST 7433   Sonny Rollins - Jazz Classics   1966
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-058   Sonny Rollins - Moving Out   1983
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-058-2   -   1987
* Prestige PRLP 190   Sonny Rollins And Thelonious Monk   1955

1955

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Septet

Clifford Brown, trumpet; Nicky Hill, Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Billy Wallace, piano #1-3; Chris Anderson, piano #4; Leo Blevins, guitar; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Bee Hive Club, Chicago, IL, November 7, 1955

1.I'll Remember April Parts 1 & 2Victor (J) SMJ-6185M; Philology (It) W 1011.2
2.Woody'n YouVictor (J) SMJ-6185M; Philology (It) W 1012.2
3.Hot House-
4.CherokeeVictor (J) SMJ-6186M; Philology (It) W 1011.2

* Victor (J) SMJ-6185M   Clifford Brown, Max Roach - Raw Genius 1
= Columbia JG 35965   Clifford Brown And Max Roach Live At The Bee Hive   1979
* Victor (J) SMJ-6186M   Clifford Brown, Max Roach - Raw Genius 2
= Columbia JG 35965   Clifford Brown And Max Roach Live At The Bee Hive   1979
* Philology (It) W 1011.2   Clifford Brown - Brownie's Eyes Vol. 10
* Philology (It) W 1012.2   Clifford Brown - Brownie's Eyes Vol. 11

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Ray Bryant, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 2, 1955

826There's No Business Like Show BusinessPrestige PRLP 7020, P-24082
827ParadoxPrestige PRLP 7020, PRST-24004
828RaincheckPrestige PRLP 7020, P-24082
829There Are Such ThingsPrestige PRLP 7020; Moodsville MVLP 2; Prestige P-24082
830It's All Right With MePrestige PRLP 7020, P-24082

* Prestige PRLP 7020   Sonny Rollins - Work Time   1956
= Prestige PRLP 7246, PRST 7246   Sonny Rollins - Worktime   1962
= Prestige PRST 7750   Sonny Rollins - Worktime!   1970
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-007   Sonny Rollins - Work Time   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-007-2   -   1989
* Prestige P-24082   Sonny Rollins - Taking Care Of Business   1978
* Prestige PRST-24004   Sonny Rollins   1972
* Moodsville MVLP 2   Various Artists - Modern Moods   1960

1956

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet

Clifford Brown, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Richie Powell, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.

NYC, January 4, 1956

12421-4Gertrude's BounceEmArcy MG-36070, MG-36085; Limelight LM-2-8201
12422-10Junior's Arrival (aka Step Lightly)EmArcy EMS-2-407, (J) 195J-1
12423-12Powell's PrancesEmArcy MG-36070

* EmArcy MG-36070   Clifford Brown And Max Roach At Basin Street   1956
* EmArcy MG-36085   Various Artists - The Young Ones Of Jazz   1956
* Limelight LM-2-8201, LS-2-8601   The Immortal Clifford Brown   1965
* EmArcy EMS-2-407   Clifford Brown - The Quintet Vol. 2
* EmArcy (J) 195J-1   Clifford Brown - More Study In Brown   1983

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet

Clifford Brown, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Richie Powell, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.: same personnel.

probably live in NYC, early 1956

I'll Remember AprilElektra Musician E1-60026; Philology (It) W 1013.2
What's New-
Daahoud-
Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be)-
52nd Street Theme-

* Elektra Musician E1-60026   Clifford Brown - Pure Genius Vol. 1
* Philology (It) W 1013.2   Clifford Brown - Brownie's Eyes Vol. 12

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet

Clifford Brown, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Richie Powell, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.: same personnel.

NYC, February 16, 1956

12463-6What Is This Thing Called Love (alternate take)EmArcy 838 306-2
12463-7What Is This Thing Called LoveEmArcy MG-36070
12464-1Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing (breakdown)EmArcy 838 306-2
12464-2Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing (alternate take)-
12464-14Love Is A Many-Splendored ThingEmArcy MG-36070

* EmArcy MG-36070   Clifford Brown And Max Roach At Basin Street   1956
* EmArcy 838 306-2   The Complete EmArcy Recordings Of Clifford Brown - Brownie   1989

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet

Clifford Brown, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Richie Powell, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.: same personnel.

NYC, February 17, 1956

12459-1I'll Remember AprilEmArcy MG-36070
12459-2I'll Remember April (breakdown)EmArcy 838 306-2
12459-3I'll Remember April (alternate take)EmArcy (J) 195J-1
12460-8TimeEmArcy MG-36070; Mercury MG-20827
12461-16The Scene Is CleanEmArcy MG-36070
12462Flossie Lou (rehearsal take)EmArcy 838 306-2
12462-3Flossie Lou (alternate take 1)-
12462-7Flossie Lou (alternate take 2)-
12462-8Flossie Lou (alternate take 3)-
12462-9Flossie LouLimelight LM-2-8201; EmArcy (J) 195J-1

* EmArcy MG-36070   Clifford Brown And Max Roach At Basin Street   1956
* EmArcy (J) 195J-1   Clifford Brown - More Study In Brown   1983
* Mercury MG-20827, SR-60827   Clifford Brown - Remember Clifford   1963
* Limelight LM-2-8201, LS-2-8601   The Immortal Clifford Brown   1965
* EmArcy 838 306-2   The Complete EmArcy Recordings Of Clifford Brown - Brownie   1989

Miles Davis Quintet

Miles Davis, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 16, 1956

864In Your Own Sweet WayPrestige PRLP 7044, PRST 7847
865No Line-
866Vierd Blues-

* Prestige PRLP 7044   Miles Davis - Collectors' Items   1956
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-071   -   1983
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-071-2   -   1987
= Prestige PRST-24022   Miles Davis - Collector's Items   1973
* Prestige PRST 7847   Miles Davis - Oleo   1971

Sonny Rollins Plus 4

Clifford Brown, trumpet #1-4; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Richie Powell, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.

NYC, March 22, 1956

1. 867I Feel A Song Coming OnPrestige PRLP 7038, P-24050
2. 868Pent-Up House-
3. 869Valse HotPrestige PRLP 7038, PRST-24004
4. 870Kiss And RunPrestige PRLP 7038, P-24050
5. 871Count Your BlessingsPrestige PRLP 7038, PRST-24004

* Prestige PRLP 7038   Sonny Rollins Plus 4   1956
= Prestige PRLP 7291, PRST 7291   Sonny Rollins, Clifford Brown And Max Roach - 3 Giants!   1964
= Prestige PRST 7821   Sonny Rollins - Three Giants!   1970
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-243   Sonny Rollins Plus 4   1986
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-243-2   -   1987
* Prestige P-24050   Sonny Rollins - Saxophone Colossus And More   1975
* Prestige PRST-24004   Sonny Rollins   1972

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet

Clifford Brown, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Richie Powell, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Basin Street East, NYC, April 28, 1956

Valse Hot (as Waltz Hot)Ingo (It) Ingo-Two; Mainman BFWH CB 617
I Feel A Song Comin' On-

* Ingo (It) Ingo-Two   Max Roach-Clifford Brown Quintet Live At Basin Street, April 1956   1970s
* Mainman BFWH CB 617   Bird Flies With 'The Herd' Also Clifford Brown

Clifford Brown Quintet

Clifford Brown, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Richie Powell, piano; George Morrow, bass; Willie Jones, drums.

Basin Street East, NYC, May 6, 1956

Sweet CliffordIngo (It) Ingo-Two
What's New-
Daahoud-

* Ingo (It) Ingo-Two   Max Roach-Clifford Brown Quintet Live At Basin Street, April 1956   1970s

Sonny Rollins Quartet With John Coltrane

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Red Garland, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; "Philly" Joe Jones, drums; guest: John Coltrane, tenor sax #5.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 24, 1956

1. 902My ReveriePrestige PRLP 7047, P-24082
2. 903The Most Beautiful Girl In The World-
3. 904Paul's Pal-
4. 905When Your Lover Has GonePrestige PRLP 7047, PRST-24004, P-24082
5. 906Tenor Madness-

* Prestige PRLP 7047   Sonny Rollins Quartet - Tenor Madness   1956
= Prestige PRST 7657   Sonny Rollins - Tenor Madness   1969
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-124   Sonny Rollins Quartet - Tenor Madness   1984
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-124-2   -   1987
* Prestige P-24082   Sonny Rollins - Taking Care Of Business   1978
* Prestige PRST-24004   Sonny Rollins   1972

Clifford Brown - Max Roach Quintet

Clifford Brown, trumpet; Sonny Stitt, alto sax #8; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; probably Richie Powell, piano; probably George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums; Bob Story, announcer.

WIOR radio broadcast, Continental Restaurant, Norfolk, VA, June 18, 1956

1.Just One Of Those ThingsPhilology (It) W 1008.2
2.You Go To My Head-
3.Good Bait-
4.One For My BabyPhilology (It) W 1009.2
5.Someone To Watch Over Me-
6.What's New-
7.These Foolish Things-
8.I Get A Kick Out Of You-

* Philology (It) W 1008.2   Clifford Brown - Brownie's Eyes Vol. 7
* Philology (It) W 1009.2   Clifford Brown - Brownie's Eyes Vol. 8

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Doug Watkins, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, June 22, 1956

918You Don't Know What Love IsPrestige PRLP 7079, P-24050
919St. ThomasPrestige 45-108, PRLP 7079, PRST-24004, P-24050
920Strode RodePrestige PRLP 7079, PRST-24004, P-24050
921Blue 7Prestige PRLP 7079, P-24050
922MoritatPrestige 45-173, PRLP 7079, P-24050

* Prestige PRLP 7079   Sonny Rollins - Saxophone Colossus   1957
= Prestige PR 7326, PRST 7326   -   1964
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-291, OJCCD-291-2   -   1987
* Prestige P-24050   Sonny Rollins - Saxophone Colossus And More   1975
* Prestige PRST-24004   Sonny Rollins   1972
* Prestige 45-108   Sonny Rollins - St. Thomas Parts 1 & 2   1957
* Prestige 45-173   Sonny Rollins - The Stopper / Moritat   1960

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Ray Bryant, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.

NYC, September 17, 1956

13768Mr. XEmArcy MG-36098; Mosaic MD7-201
13769Body And Soul-
13770-4Just One Of Those Things-

* EmArcy MG-36098   Max Roach + 4   1956
= EmArcy SR-80001   -   not released
= EmArcy (J) 195J-39   Max Roach + 4 & More   1984
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions   2000

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Ray Bryant, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.: same personnel.

NYC, September 19, 1956

13764-6Ezz-theticEmArcy MG-36098; Mosaic MD7-201
13765The Most Beautiful Girl In The WorldEmArcy MG-36108, SR-80002; Mosaic MD7-201
13766Woody'n YouEmArcy MG-36098; Mosaic MD7-201
13767Dr. Free-Zee-

* EmArcy MG-36098   Max Roach + 4   1956
= EmArcy SR-80001   -   not released
= EmArcy (J) 195J-39   Max Roach + 4 & More   1984
* EmArcy MG-36108   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time   1957
= Mercury MG-20538   -
* EmArcy SR-80002   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time   1957
= Mercury SR-60193   -   1960
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions   2000

Sonny Rollins Quintet With Kenny Dorham And Max Roach

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Wade Legge, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, October 5, 1956

979I've Grown Accustomed To Your FacePrestige PRLP 7095; Status ST 8315; Prestige P-24050
980Kids KnowPrestige PRLP 7095, P-24050
981The House I Live InPrestige PRLP 7207, P-24050
982Medley: I Remember YouPrestige PRLP 7095
-Medley: My Melancholy Baby-
-Medley: Old Folks-
-Medley: They Can't Take That Away From MePrestige 45-128, PRLP 7095; Moodsville MVLP 33
-Medley: Just FriendsPrestige PRLP 7095
-Medley: My Little Suede Shoes-
-Medley: Star EyesPrestige PRLP 7095, P-24050

* Prestige PRLP 7095   Sonny Rollins Quintet With Kenny Dorham And Max Roach - Rollins Plays For Bird   1957
= Prestige PRST 7553   Sonny Rollins - Rollins Plays For Bird   1968
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-214   Sonny Rollins Quintet With Kenny Dorham And Max Roach - Rollins Plays For Bird   1986
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-214-2   -   1991
* Status ST 8315   Shirley Scott, Etta Jones, Sonny Rollins, Bobby Timmons, Coleman Hawkins, Ted Curson, Lem Winchester - My Fair Lady   1964
* Prestige P-24050   Sonny Rollins - Saxophone Colossus And More   1975
* Prestige PRLP 7207   Sonny Rollins - Sonny Boy   1961
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-348, OJCCD-348-2   -   1989
* Moodsville MVLP 33, MVST 33   Various Artists - The Music Of George Gershwin Played By America's Greatest Jazzmen   1963
* Prestige 45-128   Sonny Rollins - Ee-Ah / They Can't Take That Away From Me   1958

Thelonious Monk Quintet

Ernie Henry, alto sax; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano, celeste #2; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 9, 1956

1.Ba-lue Bolivar Ba-lues-areRiverside RLP 12-226; Milestone M-47023
2.Pannonica-

Ernie Henry, alto sax; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano, celeste #2; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Max Roach, drums.

1.Ba-lue Bolivar Ba-lues-are (excerpt)Riverside RLP 12-266
2.Pannonica (opening)Riverside R-022

* Riverside RLP 12-226   Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners   1957
= Riverside RLP 1174   -   1960
= Riverside R-3000, RS-3000   Thelonious Monk - Mighty Monk   1967
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-026   Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-026-2   -   1987
* Milestone M-47023   Thelonious Monk - Brilliance   1975
* Riverside RLP 12-266   Ernie Henry - Last Chorus   1958
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-086   -   1983
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1906-2   -   1998
* Riverside R-022   Thelonious Monk - The Complete Riverside Recordings   1986
= Riverside 15RCD-022-2   -

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Ray Bryant, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.

radio broadcast, Bandstand USA, Cafe Bohemia, Greenwich Village, NY, October 10, 1956

Valse HotRoyal Jazz (D) RJD 515
I Get A Kick Out Of You-

* Royal Jazz (D) RJD 515   Kenny Dorham - 1953-1956-1964   1990

Thelonious Monk Quintet

Ernie Henry, alto sax; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 15, 1956

Brilliant CornersRiverside R-45-608, RLP 12-226, RLP 421, RM 483/484; Milestone M-47023

* Riverside RLP 12-226   Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners   1957
= Riverside RLP 1174   -   1960
= Riverside R-3000, RS-3000   Thelonious Monk - Mighty Monk   1967
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-026   Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-026-2   -   1987
* Riverside RLP 421, RLP 9421   Thelonious Monk Greatest Hits   1962
* Riverside RM 483/484, RS 9483/9484   The Thelonious Monk Story   1966
* Milestone M-47023   Thelonious Monk - Brilliance   1975
* Riverside R-45-608   Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners Parts I & II   1957

Thelonious Monk Quintet

Clark Terry, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Thelonious Monk, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, December 7, 1956

Bemsha SwingRiverside RLP 12-226; Milestone M-47023

* Riverside RLP 12-226   Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners   1957
= Riverside RLP 1174   -   1960
= Riverside R-3000, RS-3000   Thelonious Monk - Mighty Monk   1967
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-026   Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-026-2   -   1987
* Milestone M-47023   Thelonious Monk - Brilliance   1975

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums; Earl Coleman, vocal #2,4.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 7, 1956

1. 1031B. SwiftPrestige PRLP 7126, PRLP 7207, P-24082
2. 1032My IdealPrestige PRLP 7126, P-24046
3. 1033Sonny BoyPrestige PRLP 7207, P-24082; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-095-2
4. 1034Two Different WorldsPrestige PRLP 7126
5. 1035Ee-AhPrestige 45-128, PRLP 7126, PRLP 7207, P-24082
6. 1036B. QuickPrestige PRLP 7126, PRLP 7207, P-24082

* Prestige PRLP 7126   Sonny Rollins - Tour De Force   1958
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-095   -   1984
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-095-2   -   1989
* Prestige PRLP 7207   Sonny Rollins - Sonny Boy   1961
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-348, OJCCD-348-2   -   1989
* Prestige P-24082   Sonny Rollins - Taking Care Of Business   1978
* Prestige P-24046   Various Artists - 25 Years Of Prestige   1974
* Prestige 45-128   Sonny Rollins - Ee-Ah / They Can't Take That Away From Me   1958

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Ray Bryant, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.

radio broadcast, Bandstand USA, Cafe Bohemia, Greenwich Village, NY, December 12, 1956

I Feel A Song Coming Onprivate tape
Daahoud-

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Donald Byrd, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 16, 1956

tk.1DecisionBlue Note 45-1669, BLP 1542, BN-LA401-H2, BST2 84433
tk.2Plain JaneBlue Note 45-1670, BLP 1542, BN-LA401-H2
tk.5SonnysphereBlue Note BLP 1542
tk.6How Are Things In Glocca MorraBlue Note BLP 1542, BN-LA401-H2
tk.8Bluesnote-

* Blue Note BLP 1542   Sonny Rollins (Vol. 1)   1957
= Blue Note BST 81542 (pseudo stereo)   -
= Blue Note CDP 7 81542 2   -   1988
* Blue Note BN-LA401-H2   Sonny Rollins   1975
* Blue Note BST2 84433   Various Artists - The Best Of Blue Note Volume 2   1986
* Blue Note 45-1669   Sonny Rollins - Decision Parts 1 & 2   1957
* Blue Note 45-1670   Sonny Rollins - Plain Jane Parts 1 & 2   1957

1957

Sonny Rollins Trio

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Ray Brown, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, March 7, 1957

I'm An Old CowhandContemporary C3530
Solitude-
Come, Gone-
Wagon Wheels-
There Is No Greater Love-
Way Out West-
I'm An Old Cowhand (alternate take)Contemporary C-7651; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-337-2
Come, Gone (alternate take)-
Way Out West (alternate take)-

* Contemporary C3530   Sonny Rollins - Way Out West   1957
= Stereo S7017   Sonny Rollins - Way Out West In Stereo   1958
= Contemporary M3530, S7530   Sonny Rollins - Way Out West
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-337, OJCCD-337-2   -   1988
* Contemporary C-7651   Sonny Rollins - Contemporary Alternate Takes   1986

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Bill Wallace, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, March 18, 1957

15175-10I'll Take RomanceEmArcy MG-36108, SR-80002; Mosaic MD7-201
15176-6It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That SwingEmArcy (J) 195J-39; Mosaic MD7-201
15177Blues WaltzEmArcy MG-36108, SR-80002; Mosaic MD7-201
15178-5Love LettersEmArcy (J) 195J-39; Mosaic MD7-201

* EmArcy MG-36108   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time   1957
= Mercury MG-20538   -
* EmArcy SR-80002   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time   1957
= Mercury SR-60193   -   1960
* EmArcy (J) 195J-39   Max Roach + 4 & More   1984
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions   2000

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Bill Wallace, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.: same personnel.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, March 20, 1957

15187-7Little FolksEmArcy MG-36108, SR-80002; Mosaic MD7-201
15188-10Minor TroubleEmArcy (J) 195J-39; Mosaic MD7-201
15189-4Valse HotEmArcy MG-36108, SR-80002; Mosaic MD7-201

* EmArcy MG-36108   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time   1957
= Mercury MG-20538   -
* EmArcy SR-80002   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time   1957
= Mercury SR-60193   -   1960
* EmArcy (J) 195J-39   Max Roach + 4 & More   1984
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions   2000

Max Roach Quintet

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Bill Wallace, piano; George Morrow, bass; Max Roach, drums.: same personnel.

Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA, March 21, 1957

JB8Lover (stereo edit)EmArcy SR-80002; Mosaic MD7-201
15194Lover (mono edit)EmArcy MG-36108

* EmArcy SR-80002   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time   1957
= Mercury SR-60193   -   1960
* EmArcy MG-36108   Max Roach - Jazz In 3/4 Time   1957
= Mercury MG-20538   -
* Mosaic MD7-201   The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions   2000

Sonny Rollins Quintet/Quartet/Sextet

Jay Jay Johnson, trombone #1,2,4-6; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Horace Silver, piano #1,2,4-6; Thelonious Monk, piano #3,6; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 14, 1957

1. tk.1Why Don't IBlue Note 45-1687, BLP 1558, BN-LA401-H2
2. tk.4Wail MarchBlue Note BLP 1558
3. tk.6ReflectionsBlue Note BLP 1558, BN-LA401-H2; Mosaic MR4-101
4. tk.7Poor ButterflyBlue Note BLP 1558, BN-LA401-H2
5. tk.11You Stepped Out Of A DreamBlue Note 45-1687, BLP 1558, BN-LA401-H2
6. tk.12MisteriosoBlue Note BLP 1558, BN-LA401-H2; Mosaic MR4-101

* Blue Note BLP 1558   Sonny Rollins Vol. 2   1957
= Blue Note BST 81558 (pseudo stereo)   -
= Blue Note CDP 7 46818 2, CDP 7 81558 2   -   1987
= Blue Note ST-81558   -   1997
* Blue Note BN-LA401-H2   Sonny Rollins   1975
* Mosaic MR4-101   The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Thelonious Monk   1983
* Blue Note 45-1687   Sonny Rollins - You Stepped Out Of A Dream / Why Don't I   1957

Kenny Dorham Quintet/Sextet

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Betty Glamman, harp #3; Hank Jones, piano; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, May 21 and 27, 1957

1.Falling In Love With LoveRiverside RLP 12-239; Jazzland JLP 82; Milestone M-47036
2.I'll Remember AprilRiverside RLP 12-239; Jazzland JLP 82
3.My Old FlameRiverside RLP 12-239, RLP 12-244; Jazzland JLP 72; Milestone M-47036
4.La VillaRiverside RLP 12-239, RLP 12-267; Jazzland JLP 72; Milestone M-47036

* Riverside RLP 12-239   Kenny Dorham - Jazz Contrasts   1957
= Riverside RLP 1105   -   1959
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-028   -   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-028-2   -   1992
* Jazzland JLP 82, JLP 982   Kenny Dorham And Friends With Cannonball Adderley & Sonny Rollins   1962
* Milestone M-47036   Kenny Dorham - But Beautiful   1976
* Riverside RLP 12-244   Various Artists - Jazz For Lovers   1957
* Jazzland JLP 72, JLP 972   Sonny Rollins - Sonny's Time   1962
* Riverside RLP 12-267   Various Artists - Riverside Drive   1958

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Sonny Clark, piano #1-5,7; Percy Heath, bass #1-5,7; Roy Haynes, drums #1-5,7.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, June 11 and 12, 1957

1.Just In TimeRiverside R-45-604, RLP 12-241, RLP 1124
2.Toot, Toot, TootsieRiverside RLP 12-241, RLP 1124
3.Dearly BelovedRiverside RLP 12-241
4.Every Time We Say GoodbyeRiverside RLP 12-241, RLP 12-272
5.CutieRiverside RLP 12-241, RLP 1124, RLP 12-284; Jazzland JLP 72
6.It Could Happen To YouRiverside RLP 12-241
7.MangoesRiverside R-45-605, RLP 12-241, RLP 1124; Jazzland JLP 72

* Riverside RLP 12-241   Sonny Rollins - The Sound Of Sonny   1957
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-029   -   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-029-2   -   1987
= Milestone MSP-47007   Sonny Rollins - The Freedom Suite Plus   1973
* Riverside RLP 1124   Sonny Rollins, Benny Golson - Saxes In Stereo
* Riverside RLP 12-272   Various Artists - 8 Ways To Jazz: Cole Porter   1958
* Riverside RLP 12-284   Various Artists - Saxophone Revolt   1958
* Jazzland JLP 72, JLP 972   Sonny Rollins - Sonny's Time   1962
* Riverside R-45-604   Sonny Rollins - The Last Time I Saw Paris / Just In Time   1957
* Riverside R-45-605   Sonny Rollins - Mangoes Parts I & II   1957

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Sonny Clark, piano #2,3; Paul Chambers, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, June 19, 1957

1.The Last Time I Saw ParisRiverside R-45-604, RLP 12-241, RLP 1124; Jazzland JLP 72
2.What Is There To SayRiverside RLP 12-241, RLP 1124; Jazzland JLP 72
3.Funky Hotel BluesRiverside RLP 12-243; Jazzland JLP 72; Milestone MSP-47007; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-029-2

* Riverside RLP 12-241   Sonny Rollins - The Sound Of Sonny   1957
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-029   -   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-029-2   -   1987
= Milestone MSP-47007   Sonny Rollins - The Freedom Suite Plus   1973
* Riverside RLP 1124   Sonny Rollins, Benny Golson - Saxes In Stereo
* Jazzland JLP 72, JLP 972   Sonny Rollins - Sonny's Time   1962
* Riverside RLP 12-243   Various Artists - Blues For Tomorrow   1957
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-030   -   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-030-2   -   1994
* Riverside R-45-604   Sonny Rollins - The Last Time I Saw Paris / Just In Time   1957

Miles Davis Quintet

Miles Davis, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Red Garland, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor or Philly Joe Jones, drums.

radio broadcast, Cafe Bohemia, Greenwich Village, NY, July 13, 1957

Four (mistitled as Roy's Romp)Ozone 18; Chakra ch100MD; Yadeon 502
Bye Bye Blackbird-
It Never Entered My MindChakra ch100MD; Yadeon 502
Walkin' (incomplete)Yadeon 502

* Ozone 18   Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins - Rare Broadcast Performances   1970s
* Chakra ch100MD   Miles Davis - Makin' Wax: Original Concert-Performances 1953-1958   1970s
* Yadeon 502   Miles Davis - Rare Unreleased Broadcasts   1980s

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano #1,2,4-6; Doug Watkins, bass #1,2,4-6; Philly Joe Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 22, 1957

1. tk.5Tune UpBlue Note BLP 4001, BST 89903, BN-LA401-H2
2. tk.9Asiatic RaesBlue Note BLP 4001
3. tk.13Surrey With The Fringe On TopBlue Note BLP 4001, BN-LA401-H2
4. tk.15Wonderful! Wonderful!Blue Note BLP 4001
5. tk.17Namely YouBlue Note BLP 4001, BN-LA401-H2
6. tk.19Blues For Philly JoeBlue Note BLP 4001

* Blue Note BLP 4001   Sonny Rollins - Newk's Time   1959
= Blue Note BST 84001   -   1966
= Blue Note CDP 7 84001 2   -   1990
* Blue Note BST 89903   Various Artists - Blue Note's Three Decades Of Jazz Volume 1: 1949-1959   1969
= Blue Note BN-LA159-G2   Various Artists - A Decade Of Jazz Volume Two: 1949-1959   1973+
* Blue Note BN-LA401-H2   Sonny Rollins   1975

Abbey Lincoln With The Riverside Jazz Stars

Abbey Lincoln, vocal; accompanied by Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano #1-7,9,10, bass #8; Paul Chambers, bass #1-7,9,10; Max Roach, drums.

Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, October 28, 1957

1.Strong ManRiverside R-45-601, RLP 12-251, RLP 1107
2.Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe-
3.My ManRiverside RLP 12-251, RLP 1107
4.That's HimRiverside R-45-602, RLP 12-251
5.I Must Have That ManRiverside R-45-602, RLP 12-251, RLP 1107
6.PorgyRiverside RLP 12-251, RLP 1107
7.When A Woman Loves A Man-
8.Don't Explain-
9.I Must Have That Man (take 3)Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-085-2
10.Porgy (take 1)-

Abbey Lincoln, vocal; accompanied by Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Wynton Kelly, piano #1-7, bass #8; Paul Chambers, bass #1-7; Max Roach, drums.

1.Strong Man
2.My Man
3.Porgy
4.I Must Have That Man
5.Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe
6.When A Woman Loves A Man
7.Can't Help Lovin' That ManRiverside RLP 1107
8.Don't Explain

* Riverside RLP 12-251   Abbey Lincoln With The Riverside Jazz Stars   1958
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-085   -   1983
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-085-2   -   1988
* Riverside RLP 1107   Abbey Lincoln With The Riverside Jazz Stars   1959
* Riverside R-45-601   Abbey Lincoln - Strong Man / Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe   1958
* Riverside R-45-602   Abbey Lincoln - I Must Have That Man / That's Him   1958

Sonny Rollins Trio

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Donald Bailey, bass; Pete La Roca, drums.

Village Vanguard, NYC, afternoon set, November 3, 1957

tk.1Woody 'N Yourejected
tk.2A Night In Tunisia (afternoon take)Blue Note BLP 1581, CDP 7 46517 2
tk.3I've Got You Under My SkinBlue Note BN-LA475-H2, (J) K18P-9277, CDP 7 46517 2
tk.4What Is This Thing Called Loverejected
tk.5Old Devil Moon-

* Blue Note BLP 1581   Sonny Rollins - A Night At The Village Vanguard   1957
= Blue Note BST 81581 (pseudo stereo)   -
* Blue Note BN-LA475-H2   Sonny Rollins - More From The Vanguard   1975
* Blue Note (J) K18P-9277   Sonny Rollins - A Night At The Village Vanguard Volume 2   1983
= Blue Note (J) BNJ-61014   -   1985
* Blue Note CDP 7 46517 2   Sonny Rollins - A Night At The Village Vanguard Volume 1   1987

Sonny Rollins Trio

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Wilbur Ware, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Village Vanguard, NYC, evening set, November 3, 1957

tk.6A Night In Tunisia (evening take)Blue Note BN-LA475-H2, (J) K18P-9277, CDP 7 46517 2
tk.7Softly As In A Morning Sunrise (take 2)Blue Note BN-LA475-H2, (J) K18P-9277, CDP 7 46518 2
tk.8FourBlue Note BN-LA475-H2, (J) K18P-9278, CDP 7 46517 2
tk.9Woody 'N You-
tk.10Old Devil MoonBlue Note BLP 1581, CDP 7 46517 2
tk.11What Is This Thing Called LoveBlue Note BN-LA475-H2, (J) K18P-9277, CDP 7 46518 2
tk.12Softly As In A Morning SunriseBlue Note BLP 1581, CDP 7 46517 2
tk.13Sonnymoon For TwoBlue Note 45-1698, BLP 1581, CDP 7 46518 2
tk.14I Can't Get StartedBlue Note BLP 1581, CDP 7 46518 2
tk.15I'll Remember AprilBlue Note BN-LA475-H2, (J) K18P-9278, CDP 7 46518 2
tk.16Get Happy-
tk.17Striver's RowBlue Note BLP 1581, BN-LA401-H2, CDP 7 46518 2
tk.18All The Things You AreBlue Note BN-LA475-H2, (J) K18P-9278, CDP 7 46518 2
tk.19Get Happy (short version)-
tk.20Striver's Rowrejected

* Blue Note BN-LA475-H2   Sonny Rollins - More From The Vanguard   1975
* Blue Note (J) K18P-9277   Sonny Rollins - A Night At The Village Vanguard Volume 2   1983
= Blue Note (J) BNJ-61014   -   1985
* Blue Note (J) K18P-9278   Sonny Rollins - A Night At The Village Vanguard Volume 3   1983
= Blue Note (J) BNJ-61015   -   1985
* Blue Note BLP 1581   Sonny Rollins - A Night At The Village Vanguard   1957
= Blue Note BST 81581 (pseudo stereo)   -
* Blue Note BN-LA401-H2   Sonny Rollins   1975
* Blue Note CDP 7 46517 2   Sonny Rollins - A Night At The Village Vanguard Volume 1   1987
* Blue Note CDP 7 46518 2   Sonny Rollins - A Night At The Village Vanguard Volume 2   1987
* Blue Note 45-1698   Sonny Rollins - Sonnymoon For Two Parts 1 & 2   1957

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Gil Coggins, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Kenny Dennis, drums.

NYC, November 4, 1957

Sonnymoon For TwoPeriod SPL 1204
Like Someone In Love-
Theme From Pathetique Symphony-

* Period SPL 1204   Sonny Rollins Plays

Miles Davis All Stars

Miles Davis, trumpet; John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Gil Coggins, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

Long Island, NY, November or December, 1957

All Of Youprivate tape
Love For Sale-
On Green Dolphin Street-
unknown title-

Dizzy Gillespie Duets With Sonny Rollins And Sonny Stitt

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Ray Bryant, piano; Thomas Bryant, bass; Charles Persip, drums.

Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, December 11, 1957

21845-2 | 62VK451Wheatleigh HallVerve MGV-8260, V-8477
21846Sumphin'Verve MGV-8260, VSP/VSPS-32

* Verve MGV-8260   Dizzy Gillespie Duets With Sonny Rollins And Sonny Stitt   1958
= Verve VE-2-2505   Dizzy Gillespie - The Sonny Rollins/Sonny Stitt Sessions   1976
* Verve V-8477   Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Sonny Stitt - Dizzy, Rollins & Stitt   1962
* Verve VSP/VSPS-32   Sonny Rollins - Tenor Titan   1966

Dizzy Gillespie Duets With Sonny Rollins And Sonny Stitt

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, Sonny Stitt, tenor sax; Ray Bryant, piano; Tom Bryant, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.

Nola Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, December 19, 1957

21857 | 62VK497The Eternal TriangleVerve MGV-8262, V-8477
21857AOn The Sunny Side Of The StreetVerve MGV-8262
21857B | 62VK498After HoursVerve MGV-8262, V-8477
21857C | 63VK627I Know That You KnowVerve MGV-8262, V/V6-8566

* Verve MGV-8262   Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt, Sonny Rollins - Sonny Side Up   1958
= Verve VE-2-2505   Dizzy Gillespie - The Sonny Rollins/Sonny Stitt Sessions   1976
* Verve V-8477   Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Sonny Stitt - Dizzy, Rollins & Stitt   1962
* Verve V/V6-8566   The Essential Dizzy Gillespie   1963

1958

Sonny Rollins Trio

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Max Roach, drums.

WOR Studios, NYC, February 27, and March 7, 1958

The Freedom SuiteRiverside RLP 12-258
Someday I'll Find You-
Will You Still Be Mine?-
Till There Was You (take 4)-
Shadow Waltz-
Till There Was You (take 1)Riverside RCD-30507-2
Till There Was You (take 3)Milestone MSP-47007; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-067-2; Riverside RCD-30507-2

* Riverside RLP 12-258   Sonny Rollins - Freedom Suite   1958
= Jazzland AM 86, AS 986   (Sonny Rollins) - Shadow Waltz   1962
= Riverside R-3010, RS-3010   Sonny Rollins - The Freedom Suite   1968
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-067   Sonny Rollins - Freedom Suite   1983
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-067-2   -   1989
= Riverside RCD-30507-2   -   2008
= Milestone MSP-47007   Sonny Rollins - The Freedom Suite Plus   1973

Sonny Rollins Trio

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Henry Grimes, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, RI, July 7, 1958

I Want To Be HappyFDC (It) 1024; Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88645

* FDC (It) 1024   Various Artists - Newport Jazz Festival 1958-59
* Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88645   Sonny Rollins-Don Cherry Quartet - Complete 1963 Stuttgart Concert   2009

Sonny Rollins Trio

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Henry Grimes, bass; Charles Wright, drums.

Beltone Studios, NYC, July 10, 1958

What's My Name? (mono edit)Metrojazz E1002
What's My Name?Metrojazz SE1002; Verve V/V6-8430
If You Were The Only Girl In The WorldMetrojazz E1002, SE1002; Verve V/V6-8430
Manhattan-
Body And Soul-

* Metrojazz E1002   Sonny Rollins And The Big Brass   1958
* Metrojazz SE1002   Sonny Rollins And The Big Brass   1959
* Verve V/V6-8430   Sonny Rollins/Brass Sonny Rollins/Trio   1962

Sonny Rollins And The Big Brass

Nat Adderley, cornet; Reunald Jones, Ernie Royal, Clark Terry, trumpet; Billy Byers, Jimmy Cleveland, Frank Rehak, trombone; Don Butterfield, tuba; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Dick Katz, piano; Rene Thomas, guitar; Henry Grimes, bass; Roy Haynes, drums; Ernie Wilkins, conductor, arranger.

Metropolitan Sound Studios, NYC, July 11, 1958

Grand StreetMetrojazz SE1002
Grand Street (mono LP ending)Metrojazz E1002
Grand Street (Verve LP ending)Verve V/V6-8430
Far Out EastMetrojazz E1002, SE1002; Verve V/V6-8430
Who Cares?-
Love Is A Simple Thing-

* Metrojazz SE1002   Sonny Rollins And The Big Brass   1959
* Metrojazz E1002   Sonny Rollins And The Big Brass   1958
* Verve V/V6-8430   Sonny Rollins/Brass Sonny Rollins/Trio   1962

Sonny Rollins With John Lewis Trio

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; John Lewis, piano #1,4; Percy Heath, bass; Connie Kay, drums.

Music Inn, Lenox, MA, August 3, 1958

1.Doxy (as John's Other Theme)Metrojazz E1011
2.Limehouse Blues-
3.I'll Follow My Secret Heart-
4.You Are Too Beautiful-

* Metrojazz E1011   Sonny Rollins At Music Inn/Teddy Edwards At Falcon's Lair With Joe Castro   1958
= Metrojazz SE1011   -   1959

The Modern Jazz Quartet With Sonny Rollins

Milt Jackson, vibes; John Lewis, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Connie Kay, drums; guest artist: Sonny Rollins, tenor sax.

Music Inn, Lenox, MA, August 31, 1958

3937Bags' GrooveAtlantic LP 1299, SD 2-301
3938Night In TunisiaAtlantic LP 1299

* Atlantic LP 1299, SD 1299   The Modern Jazz Quartet At Music Inn Volume 2 - Guest Artist: Sonny Rollins   1958
= Mosaic MD7-249   The Complete Atlantic Studio Recordings Of The Modern Jazz Quartet 1956-64   2011
* Atlantic SD 2-301   The Art Of The Modern Jazz Quartet   1973

Sonny Rollins And The Contemporary Leaders

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Hampton Hawes, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Leroy Vinnegar, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; Victor Feldman, vibraharp #4,10.

Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, CA, October 20, 21 and 22, 1958

1.I've Told Ev'ry Little StarContemporary M3564
2.Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody-
3.How High The Moon-
4.You-
5.I've Found A New Baby-
6.Alone Together-
7.In The Chapel In The Moonlight-
8.The Song Is You-
9.The Song Is You (alternate take)Contemporary C-7651; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-340-2
10.You (alternate take)Contemporary C-7651
11.I've Found A New Baby (alternate take)Contemporary C-7651; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-340-2

* Contemporary M3564, S7564   Sonny Rollins And The Contemporary Leaders   1959
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-340, OJCCD-340-2   -   1988
* Contemporary C-7651   Sonny Rollins - Contemporary Alternate Takes   1986

1959

Sonny Rollins Trio

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Henry Grimes, bass; Pete La Roca, drums.

Nalen, Stockholm, Sweden, March 2, 1959

St ThomasDragon (Swd) DRLP 73

* Dragon (Swd) DRLP 73   Sonny Rollins Trio - In Stockholm 1959 - St Thomas   1984
= Dragon (Swd) DRCD 229   -   1993

Sonny Rollins Trio

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Henry Grimes, bass; Pete La Roca, drums.: same personnel.

Swedish Radio, Stockholm, Sweden, March 4, 1959

There Will Never Be Another YouDragon (Swd) DRLP 73
Stay As Sweet As You Are-
I've Told Every Little Star-
How High The Moon-
Oleo-
Paul's Pal-

* Dragon (Swd) DRLP 73   Sonny Rollins Trio - In Stockholm 1959 - St Thomas   1984
= Dragon (Swd) DRCD 229   -   1993

Sonny Rollins Trio

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Henry Grimes, bass; Joe Harris, drums.

Sodra Teatern, Stockholm, Sweden, March 4, 1959

Rollins InterviewDragon (Swd) DRCD 229
It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That SwingIngo (It) Ingo-Nine; Dragon (Swd) DRCD 229
Paul's Pal-
Love Letters-

* Ingo (It) Ingo-Nine   Sonny Rollins Trio In Sweden 1959   1970s
* Dragon (Swd) DRCD 229   Sonny Rollins Trio - In Stockholm 1959 - St Thomas   1993

Sonny Rollins Trio

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Henry Grimes, bass; Pete La Roca, drums.

Radio Studio Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, March 5, 1959

I Remember YouMoon (It) MLP 015-1; TCB (Swi) TCB 02402
I've Told Every Little Star-
Oleo-
Will You Still Be Mine-
It Could Happen To You-

same session.

I Remember You
I've Told Every Little Star
It Could Happen To You
Oleo
Will You Still Be Mine?

* Moon (It) MLP 015-1, MCD 015-2   Sonny Rollins - Sonnymoon For Two   1990
* TCB (Swi) TCB 02402   Sonny Rollins Trio & Horace Silver Quintet - Zurich 1959: Swiss Radio Days Jazz Series 40   2016

Sonny Rollins Trio

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Henry Grimes, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.

Aix-en-Provence, France, March 11, 1959

Woody'n YouRoyal Jazz (D) RJ 502
But Not For Me-
Lady Bird-

* Royal Jazz (D) RJ 502   Sonny Rollins - Aix En Provence 1959   1989

1962 (age 32)

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Jim Hall, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Harry Saunders, drums.

NYC, January 30, 1962

N2PW1260God Bless The ChildRCA Victor LPM-2527

* RCA Victor LPM-2527   Sonny Rollins - The Bridge

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Jim Hall, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Harry Saunders, drums.: same personnel.

NYC, January 31, 1962

N2PW1261Will You Still Be MineRCA Victor unissued

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Jim Hall, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Ben Riley, drums.

NYC, February 13, 1962

N2PW1263Day In, Day Outunissued
N2PW1264John SRCA Victor LPM-2527
N2PW1265You Do Something To Me-
N2PW1266Where Are You-

* RCA Victor LPM-2527   Sonny Rollins - The Bridge

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Jim Hall, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Ben Riley, drums.: same personnel.

NYC, February 14, 1962

N2PW1262Without A SongRCA Victor LPM-2527
N2PW1267The Bridge-

* RCA Victor LPM-2527   Sonny Rollins - The Bridge

Sonny Rollins Septet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Jim Hall, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Ben Riley, drums; Dennis Charles, Frank Charles, Willie Rodriguez, percussion.

NYC, April 5, 1962

N2PW1952The Nights Has A Thousand EyesRCA Victor LPM-2572, (E) RD 2572

* RCA Victor LPM-2572   Sonny Rollins - What's New
* RCA Victor (E) RD 2572, (E) SF 2572   Sonny Rollins - What's New

Sonny Rollins Septet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Jim Hall, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Ben Riley, drums; Dennis Charles, Frank Charles, Willie Rodriguez, percussion.: same personnel.

NYC, April 25, 1962

N2PW1947If Ever I Would Leave YouRCA Victor LPM-2572
Don't Stop The CarnivalRCA Victor (E) RD 2572

* RCA Victor LPM-2572   Sonny Rollins - What's New
* RCA Victor (E) RD 2572, (E) SF 2572   Sonny Rollins - What's New

Sonny Rollins Septet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Jim Hall, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Ben Riley, drums; Dennis Charles, Frank Charles, Willie Rodriguez, percussion.: same personnel.

NYC, April 26, 1962

N2PW1949Brownskin GalRCA Victor LPM-2572, (E) RD 2572

* RCA Victor LPM-2572   Sonny Rollins - What's New
* RCA Victor (E) RD 2572, (E) SF 2572   Sonny Rollins - What's New

Sonny Rollins Trio

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Candido, percussion.

NYC, May 14, 1962

N2PW2228JungosoRCA Victor LPM-2572, (E) RD 2572
N2PW2268Bluesongo-

* RCA Victor LPM-2572   Sonny Rollins - What's New
* RCA Victor (E) RD 2572, (E) SF 2572   Sonny Rollins - What's New

Sonny Rollins - Don Cherry Quartet

Don Cherry, cornet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Village Gate, Greenwich Village, NY, July 27-30, 1962

OleoRCA Victor LPM-2612
Dearly Beloved-
Doxy-

* RCA Victor LPM-2612   Sonny Rollins - Our Man In Jazz

Sonny Rollins - Don Cherry Quartet

Don Cherry, cornet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Henry Grimes, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Continental, 1962

Sonnymoon For TwoBandstand (It) BDLP 1502

* Bandstand (It) BDLP 1502   Sonny Rollins - European Concerts

1963

Sonny Rollins - Don Cherry Quartet

Don Cherry, cornet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Henry Grimes, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Salle Pleyel, Paris, France, January 15, 1963

Without A SongMoon (It) MCD 053-2
On Green Dolphin Street-
Solitude-
Sonnymoon (aka Sonnymoon For Two)-
52nd Street ThemeMoon (It) MCD 054-2
On Green Dolphin Street-
Solitude-
Without A Song-

* Moon (It) MCD 053-2   Sonny Rollins, Don Cherry - Rollins Meets Cherry Vol. 1   1994
* Moon (It) MCD 054-2   Sonny Rollins, Don Cherry - Rollins Meets Cherry Vol. 2   1994

Sonny Rollins - Don Cherry Quartet

Don Cherry, cornet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Henry Grimes, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.: same personnel.

broadcast, L'Olympia, Paris, France, January 19, 1963

SolitudeUnique Jazz (It) UJ 22; Jazz Anthology (F) JA 5241; Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 101
On Green Dolphin Street-
Announcement By S. RollinsMagnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 101
Without A SongUnique Jazz (It) UJ 22; Jazz Anthology (F) JA 5241; Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 101
Sonnymoon For Two-
Everything Happens To MeMagnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 101
52nd Street Theme-

* Unique Jazz (It) UJ 22   Sonny Rollins Quartet "Live" In Europe: Never Recorded Before   late 1970s
* Jazz Anthology (F) JA 5241   Sonny Rollins - Live In Europe   1982
* Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 101   Sonny Rollins Quartet - Live In Paris 1963   1991

Sonny Rollins - Don Cherry Quartet

Don Cherry, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Henry Grimes, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Liederhalle, Stuttgart, West Germany, January 29, 1963

52nd St. ThemeJazz Connoisseur (Israeli) JC 106; Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88645
On Green Dolphin Street-
Sonnymoon For Two (as Sonneymoon For Two)-
OleoRare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88645

* Jazz Connoisseur (Israeli) JC 106   Sonny Rollins Quartet - Stuttgart 1963 Concert   late 1970s
= Jazz Anthology (F) JA 5235   Sonny Rollins Quartet - Stuttgart 1963   1981
* Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88645   Sonny Rollins-Don Cherry Quartet - Complete 1963 Stuttgart Concert   2009

Sonny Rollins - Don Cherry Quartet

Don Cherry, cornet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Henry Grimes, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.

Falkoner Centret, Copenhagen, Denmark, January, 1963

On Green Dolphin StreetJazz Up (It) JU-313
Introduction-
Without A Song-
Oleo-
Sonny's Tune-
Sonny's Tune 2nd Version-

same session.

52nd Street ThemeJazz Up (It) JU-314
On Green Dolphin Street-
Solitude-
Without A Song-

* Jazz Up (It) JU-313   Sonny Rollins Quartet In Europe 1963 Vol. I   1989
* Jazz Up (It) JU-314   Sonny Rollins Quartet In Europe 1963 Vol. II   1989

Sonny Rollins - Don Cherry Quartet

Don Cherry, cornet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Henry Grimes, bass; Billy Higgins, drums.: same personnel.

NYC, February 20, 1963

PPA1-3260I Could Write A BookRCA Victor LPM-2725
PPA1-3261You Are My Lucky Star-
PPA1-3262There Will Never Be Another You-

* RCA Victor LPM-2725   Gary Burton, Sonny Rollins, Clark Terry - 3 In Jazz

Sonny Rollins - Coleman Hawkins Quintet

Coleman Hawkins, Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Paul Bley, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Roy McCurdy, drums.

NYC, July 15, 1963

PPA5-5402All The Things You AreRCA Victor LPM-2712
PPA5-5403Lover Man-
PPA5-5404Yesterdays-

* RCA Victor LPM-2712   Sonny Rollins, Coleman Hawkins - Sonny Meets Hawk!

Sonny Rollins - Coleman Hawkins Quintet

Coleman Hawkins, Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Paul Bley, piano; Henry Grimes, bass; Roy McCurdy, drums.

NYC, July 18, 1963

PPA5-5406Just FriendsRCA Victor LPM-2712
PPA5-5407At McKie's'-
PPA5-5408Summertime-

* RCA Victor LPM-2712   Sonny Rollins, Coleman Hawkins - Sonny Meets Hawk!

1964

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Thad Jones, cornet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

NYC, January 15, 1964

RPA1-2905-14FourRCA Victor unissued

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Paul Bley, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Roy McCurdy, drums.

NYC, January 17, 1964

RPA1-2902-7Blue 'N' BoogieRCA Victor unissued

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Thad Jones, cornet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano #1; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Roy McCurdy, drums.

NYC, January 20, 1964

1. RPA1-2901-1052nd Street ThemeRCA Victor LPM-2927
2. RPA1-2903-8I Remember CliffordRCA Bluebird (F) 5634-1-RB11

* RCA Victor LPM-2927   Sonny Rollins - Now's The Time
* RCA Bluebird (F) 5634-1-RB11   Sonny Rollins - After The Bridge

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano #4-9; Ron Carter, bass; Roy McCurdy, drums.

NYC, February 14, 1964

1. RPA1-2901-D52nd Street ThemeRCA Bluebird (F) 5634-1-RB11
2. RPA1-2904-FSt. ThomasRCA Victor LPM-2927
3. RPA1-2905-?Four IIRCA Bluebird (F) 5634-1-RB11
4. RPA1-2905-AFour I-
5. RPA1-2906-8Django-
6. RPA1-2907-12Afternoon In Paris-
7. RPA1-2908-8Now's The TimeRCA Victor LPM-2927
8. RPA1-2910-3-RCA Bluebird (F) 5634-1-RB11
9. RPA1-2978-7'Round MidnightRCA Victor LPM-2927
10.St. ThomasRCA Bluebird (F) 5634-1-RB11

* RCA Bluebird (F) 5634-1-RB11   Sonny Rollins - After The Bridge
* RCA Victor LPM-2927   Sonny Rollins - Now's The Time

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Roy McCurdy, drums.

NYC, February 18, 1964

RPA1-2907-CAfternoon In ParisRCA Victor LPM-2927

* RCA Victor LPM-2927   Sonny Rollins - Now's The Time

Sonny Rollins Trio

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Roy McCurdy, drums.

NYC, April 14, 1964

RPA1-2902-EBlue 'N' BoogieRCA Victor LPM-2927
RPA1-2903-DI Remember Clifford-
RPA1-2906-DFour-

* RCA Victor LPM-2927   Sonny Rollins - Now's The Time

Sonny Rollins Sextet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; David Izenzon, Teddy Smith, bass; Stu Martin, drums.

NYC, June 11, 1964

RPA1-4388-?Trav'lin' LightRCA Bluebird (F) 5634-1-RB11
RPA1-4388-RCA Victor LPM-3355
RPA1-4389Little Girl BlueRCA Victor unissued

* RCA Bluebird (F) 5634-1-RB11   Sonny Rollins - After The Bridge
* RCA Victor LPM-3355   Sonny Rollins - The Standard

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Jim Hall, guitar #1-3; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.

NYC, June 23, 1964

1. RPA1-4390Nothing Ever Changes For You My Loveunissued
2. RPA1-4391Look For The Silver Lining-
3. RPA1-4392Love Look Away-
4. RPA1-7091I'll Be Seeing YouRCA Victor LPM-3355

* RCA Victor LPM-3355   Sonny Rollins - The Standard

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Jim Hall, guitar #1,2; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.

NYC, June 24, 1964

1. RPA1-4393My ShipRCA Victor LPM-3355
2. RPA1-4394Deep In A Dreamunissued
3. RPA1-7090-1Three Little WordsRCA Victor LPM-3355
4. RPA1-7092-1Night And Day-

* RCA Victor LPM-3355   Sonny Rollins - The Standard

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Jim Hall, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.

NYC, June 26, 1964

RPA1-4389Little Girl Blueunissued
RPA1-4395Love LettersRCA Victor LPM-3355
RPA1-4396Long Ago And Far Away-
RPA1-4397Masqueradeunissued
RPA1-4398Love Walked In-

* RCA Victor LPM-3355   Sonny Rollins - The Standard

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.

NYC, July 2, 1964

RPA1-4399It Could Happen To YouRCA Victor LPM-3355
RPA1-6024My One And Only Love-
RPA1-6025-2Winter WonderlandRCA Victor unissued
RPA1-6025-3-RCA Bluebird (F) 5634-1-RB11
RPA1-6026-5When You Wish Upon A StarRCA Victor unissued
RPA1-6026-6-RCA Bluebird (F) 5634-1-RB11

* RCA Victor LPM-3355   Sonny Rollins - The Standard
* RCA Bluebird (F) 5634-1-RB11   Sonny Rollins - After The Bridge

Sonny Rollins Trio

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.

NYC, July 9, 1964

RPA1-6027I Like The Likes Of Youunissued
RPA1-6028When I Fall In Love-
RPA1-6029-1Autumn NocturneRCA Victor LPM-3355

* RCA Victor LPM-3355   Sonny Rollins - The Standard

1965

Sonny Rollins

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Billy Higgins, Mickey Roker, drums.

The Museum Of Modern Art, NYC, June 17, 1965

On Green Dolphin StreetImpulse! IA-9349
Three Little Words-
Mademoiselle De Paris-
To A Wild Rose-
There Will Never Be Another You-

* Impulse! IA-9349   Sonny Rollins - There Will Never Be Another You   1978

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Ray Bryant, piano; Walter Booker, bass; Mickey Roker, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 8, 1965

90323On Green Dolphin StreetImpulse! A-91, AS-9236-2
90324Everything Happens To MeImpulse! A-91
90325Three Little WordsImpulse! A-91, AS-9236-2, ASH-9253-3
90326A Fine Romanceunissued
90327Simple - Fast Twist-
90328Hold 'Em JoeImpulse! A-91, AS-9236-2
90329Blue Room-

* Impulse! A-91, AS-91   Sonny Rollins - On Impulse!   1965
= Impulse! IMPD-223   -   1997
* Impulse! AS-9236-2   Sonny Rollins - Reevaluation: The Impulse Years
* Impulse! ASH-9253-3   Various Artists - The Saxophone

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; Kenny Drew, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums.

broadcast, Berlin Jazz Festival, Berlin, West Germany, October 30, 1965

OleoUnique Jazz (It) UJ 29; Bandstand (It) BDLP 1502; Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88645
Sonny's Blues-
I Can't Get Startedunissued

* Unique Jazz (It) UJ 29   Sonny Rollins Quintet In Europe   late 1970s
* Bandstand (It) BDLP 1502   Sonny Rollins - European Concerts
* Rare Live Recordings (Eu) RLR 88645   Sonny Rollins-Don Cherry Quartet - Complete 1963 Stuttgart Concert   2009

Sonny Rollins Trio

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alan Dawson, drums.

live in Tivoli, Copenhagen, Denmark and Johanneshow Isstadion, Stockholm, Sweden, November 1 and 2, 1965

Night And DayMagnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 118
Sonnymoon For Two-
Medley: Oleo / Sonnymoon For Two / Three Little Words-

* Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 118   Sonny Rollins Trio - Live In Europe '65   1991

Sonny Rollins Trio

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Alan Dawson, drums.: same personnel.

Salle De La Mutualite, Paris, France, November 4, 1965

unknown titlesMagnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 121/22

* Magnetic (Luxembourgian) MRCD 121/22   Sonny Rollins Trio, Ornette Coleman Trio - The Paris Concert   1991

Sonny Rollins Trio

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Gilbert Rovere, bass; Art Taylor, drums.

live in Paris, France, 1965 or 1966?

I Can't Get StartedJazzway (It) LLM 1501
Three Little Words-
St. Thomas-
There Will Never Be Another You-
When I Grow Too Old To Dream-
Mademoiselle De Paris-

* Jazzway (It) LLM 1501   Sonny Rollins In Paris

1966

Sonny Rollins And Oliver Nelson

J.J. Johnson, trombone #1,2; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone #3-6; Phil Woods, alto sax; Bob Ashton, Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; Roger Kellaway, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Walter Booker, bass; Frankie Dunlop, drums; Oliver Nelson, arranger, conductor.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 26, 1966

1. 90466Alfie's Theme DifferentlyImpulse! A-9111
2. 90467Street Runner With Child-
3. 90468Transition Theme For Minor Blues Or Little Malcolm Loves His Dad-
4. 90469He's Younger Than You Are-
5. 90470On ImpulseImpulse! A-9111, AS-9236-2
6. 90471Alfie's ThemeImpulse! 45-247, A-9111, AS-9236-2

* Impulse! A-9111, AS-9111   Sonny Rollins - Alfie (Soundtrack)   1966
= Impulse! IMPD-224   -   1997
* Impulse! AS-9236-2   Sonny Rollins - Reevaluation: The Impulse Years
* Impulse! 45-247   Sonny Rollins - Alfie's Theme Parts 1 & 2   1966

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Freddie Hubbard, trumpet #3; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 9, 1966

1. 90570Blessing In DisguiseImpulse! A-9121, AS-9236-2
2. 90571We Kiss In A ShadowImpulse! A-9121
3. 90572East Broadway Run DownImpulse! A-9121, AS-9236-2, ASD-9228-3

* Impulse! A-9121, AS-9121   Sonny Rollins - East Broadway Run Down   1966
= Impulse! IMPD-161   -   1995
* Impulse! AS-9236-2   Sonny Rollins - Reevaluation: The Impulse Years
* Impulse! ASD-9228-3   Various Artists - Impulse Energy Essentials

Sonny Rollins Trio

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Jymie Merritt, bass; Max Roach, drums.

Stefaniensaal, Graz, Austria, November 12, 1966

Love Walked In (as Title Unknown)Jazz Connoisseur (Israeli) JC 108
LoverUnique Jazz (It) UJ 29; Bandstand (It) BDLP 1502
PoincianaJazz Connoisseur (Israeli) JC 108

* Jazz Connoisseur (Israeli) JC 108   Max Roach Quintet & Sonny Rollins Trio - Graz 1963 Concert   late 1970s
* Unique Jazz (It) UJ 29   Sonny Rollins Quintet In Europe   late 1970s
* Bandstand (It) BDLP 1502   Sonny Rollins - European Concerts

1968

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels Henning Orsted-Pedersen, bass; Albert Heath as Albert Healt, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 6, 1968

Sonnymoon For Two (long version)Moon (It) MLP 015-1

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert Heath as Al Heith, drums.

FourMoon (It) MCD 037-2
Naima-

same session.

Three Little WordsMoon (It) MCD 038-2
St. Thomas-
Sonny Moon For Two-
Medley-
When Lights Are Low-

* Moon (It) MLP 015-1, MCD 015-2   Sonny Rollins - Sonnymoon For Two   1990
* Moon (It) MCD 037-2   Sonny Rollins - In Denmark 1   1992
* Moon (It) MCD 038-2   Sonny Rollins - In Denmark 2   1992

Sonny Rollins With The Kenny Drew Trio

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, bass; Albert Heath, drums.

Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 8, 1968

FourSSJ (J) XQAM-1628
On Green Dolphin Street-
St. Thomas-

* SSJ (J) XQAM-1628   Sonny Rollins - In Copenhagen 1968 - The Full Session   2014

1972 (age 42)

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; George Cables, piano, electric piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass, electric bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums; Arthur Jenkins, congas, percussion #1.

NYC, July 14, 1972

1.Playin' In The YardMilestone MSP 9042
2.Keep Hold Of Yourself-

* Milestone MSP 9042   Sonny Rollins' Next Album   1972
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-312, OJCCD-312-2   -

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Sonny Rollins, tenor, soprano sax; George Cables, piano, electric piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass, electric bass; David Lee, drums; Arthur Jenkins, congas, percussion #2.

NYC, July 27, 1972

1.PoincianaMilestone MSP 9042
2.The Everywhere Calypso-
3.SkylarkMilestone MSP 9042, 2MCD-2501-2

* Milestone MSP 9042   Sonny Rollins' Next Album   1972
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-312, OJCCD-312-2   -
* Milestone 2MCD-2501-2   Sonny Rollins - Silver City - A Celebration Of 25 Years On Milestone   1996

1973

Sonny Rollins Sextet

Sonny Rollins, tenor, soprano sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano, electric piano; Yoshiaki Masuo, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; David Lee, drums; Mtume, percussion, piano #1-5.

NYC, June and July, 1973;
Berkeley, CA, June 7, 1973

1.Pictures In The Reflection Of A Golden HornMilestone M-9051
2.Sais-
3.Notes For Eddie-
4.God Bless The Child-
5.Love Man-
6.Good Morning, Heartache-

* Milestone M-9051   Sonny Rollins - Horn Culture   1973
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-314, OJCCD-314-2   -

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Sonny Rollins, tenor, soprano sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano, electric piano; Yoshiaki Masuo, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; David Lee, drums.

live in Chateauvallon, France, August 21, 1973

St. ThomasEditoriale Pantheon (It) JCD 04
Alfie's Theme-

* Editoriale Pantheon (It) JCD 04   Sonny Rollins Quintet/Jackie McLean Quintet In Concert - Chateauvallon 1973 - The <<Jazz>> Collection

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Yoshiaki Masuo, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; David Lee, drums; Mtume, percussion, piano.

Nakano Sun Plaza Hall, Tokyo, Japan, September 30, 1973

PowaiiVictor (J) SMJ-6030
St. Thomas-
Alfie-
Moritat (aka Mack The Knife)-

* Victor (J) SMJ-6030   Sonny Rollins In Japan

1974

Sonny Rollins Septet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Rufus Harley, bagpipes #5; Stanley Cowell, piano; Yoshiaki Masuo, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; David Lee, drums; Mtume, congas.

Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland, July 6, 1974

1.The Cutting EdgeMilestone M-9059
2.To A Wild RoseMilestone M-9059, 2MCD-2501-2
3.First MovesMilestone M-9059
4.A House Is Not A Home-
5.Swing Low, Sweet Chariot-
6.Sonnymoon For Twounissued

* Milestone M-9059   Sonny Rollins - The Cutting Edge   1974
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-468, OJCCD-468-2   -
* Milestone 2MCD-2501-2   Sonny Rollins - Silver City - A Celebration Of 25 Years On Milestone   1996

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Rufus Harley, soprano sax, bagpipes; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Yoshiaki Masuo, guitar; Gene Perla, bass; David Lee, drums.

radio broadcast, German radio station: Deutschlandradio Kultur, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, November 12, 1974

First MovesJazz Door (G) JD 1271
Look For The Silver Lining-
To A Wild Rose-
Alfie's Theme-

* Jazz Door (G) JD 1271   Sonny Rollins - First Moves

1975

Sonny Rollins' Band

Raul De Souza, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Bennie Maupin, tenor sax, bass clarinet, saxello, Lyricon; George Duke, piano, electric piano, synthesizer; Chuck Rainey, electric bass; Eddie Moore, drums; Mtume, congas, percussion.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 2-5, 1975

LucilleMilestone M-9064
Are You Ready-
Cosmet-

Raul De Souza, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Bennie Maupin, tenor sax, bass clarinet, saxello, Lyricon; George Duke, piano, electric piano; Chuck Rainey, electric bass; Eddie Moore, drums; Mtume, congas, percussion.

Gwaligo-

Raul De Souza, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Bennie Maupin, tenor sax, bass clarinet, saxello, Lyricon; George Duke, piano, electric piano; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Roy McCurdy, drums; Mtume, congas, percussion.

Azalea-

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Bennie Maupin, tenor sax, bass clarinet, saxello, Lyricon; George Duke, piano, electric piano; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Roy McCurdy, drums.

Newkleus-

Raul De Souza, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Bennie Maupin, tenor sax, bass clarinet, saxello, Lyricon; George Duke, piano, electric piano; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Roy McCurdy, drums.

My Reverie-

* Milestone M-9064   Sonny Rollins - Nucleus   1975
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-620, OJCCD-620-2   -

1976

Sonny Rollins Sextet With Orchestra

Oscar Brashear, Gene Coe, Chuck Findley, trumpet; George Bohanon, Lew McCreary, trombone; Alan Robinson, Marilyn Robinson, French horn; Don Waldrop, tuba; Bill Green, piccolo, flute, soprano sax; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Patrice Rushen, piano, electric piano, Clavinet, synthesizer; Lee Ritenour, guitar; Charles Meeks, electric bass; Billy Cobham, drums; Bill Summers, congas, percussion.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, August-October, 1976

Island LadyMilestone M-9074
Asfrantation Woogie-
Happy Feel-
Shout It Out-

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Patrice Rushen, piano, electric piano, Clavinet, synthesizer; Lee Ritenour, guitar; Alex Blake, bass; Billy Cobham, drums; Bill Summers, congas, percussion.

Love Reborn-

Oscar Brashear, Gene Coe, Chuck Findley, trumpet; George Bohanon, Lew McCreary, trombone; Alan Robinson, Marilyn Robinson, French horn; Don Waldrop, tuba; Bill Green, piccolo, flute, soprano sax; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Patrice Rushen, piano, electric piano, Clavinet, synthesizer; Lee Ritenour, guitar; Alex Blake, bass; Billy Cobham, drums; Bill Summers, congas, percussion.

The Way I Feel About You-

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Patrice Rushen, piano, electric piano, Clavinet, synthesizer; Lee Ritenour, guitar; Alex Blake, electric bass; Billy Cobham, drums; Bill Summers, congas, percussion.

Charm Baby-

* Milestone M-9074   Sonny Rollins - The Way I Feel   1976
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-666-2   -

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Mike Wolff, piano; Aurell Ray, guitar; Don Pate, bass; Eddie Moore, drums.

live in Turin, Italy, November 12, 1976

Don't Stop The CarnivalJoker (J) UPS-2062-KR
Charm Baby-
Keep Hold Of Yourself (as Keep Old Yourself)-
Easy Living-
Lucille-
Island Lady-
Strode Rode-

* Joker (J) UPS-2062-KR   Sonny Rollins - Island Lady   1977
= Lotus (It) ORL 8292   -   1979?
= Lotus (It) LOP 14.065; Passport (It) LPPS 11.107   -   1980

1977

Sonny Rollins Sextet/Quintet/Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor, soprano sax; George Duke, keyboards; Charles Icarus Johnson, guitar; Byron Miller, electric bass; Tony Williams, drums; Bill Summers, congas.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, August 3-6, 1977

Isn't She LovelyMilestone M-9080

Sonny Rollins, tenor, soprano sax; George Duke, keyboards; Charles Icarus Johnson, guitar; Paul Jackson, electric bass; Tony Williams, drums.

Down The Line-
My One And Only Love-
Arroz Con Pollo-
Hear What I'm Saying-

Sonny Rollins, tenor, soprano sax; George Duke, keyboards; Paul Jackson, electric bass; Tony Williams, drums.

Easy Living-

* Milestone M-9080   Sonny Rollins - Easy Living   1978
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-893-2   -

1978

Sonny Rollins Sextet

Donald Byrd, trumpet, flugelhorn #5-9; Sonny Rollins, tenor, soprano sax; Mark Soskin, piano, electric piano; Aurell Ray, electric guitar; Jerome Harris, electric bass; Tony Williams, drums.

Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA, April 13, 14 and 15, 1978

1.Don't Stop The CarnivalMilestone M-55005
2.Silver CityMilestone M-55005, 2MCD-2501-2
3.Autumn Nocturne-
4.CamelMilestone M-55005
5.Nobody Else But Me-
6.Non-Cents-
7.A Child's Prayer-
8.President Hayes-
9.Sais-

* Milestone M-55005   Sonny Rollins - Don't Stop The Carnival   1979
= Milestone MCD-55005-2   -
* Milestone 2MCD-2501-2   Sonny Rollins - Silver City - A Celebration Of 25 Years On Milestone   1996

Milestone Jazzstars

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Al Foster, drums.

Masonic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA, September 22, 1978;
University Of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, October 15, 1978;
Yale University, New Haven, CT, October 22, 1978

The Cutting EdgeMilestone M-55006, MCD-55006-2

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax.

Continuum-

Sonny Rollins, soprano sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Al Foster, drums.

Nubia-

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Al Foster, drums.

N.O. Blues-

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; McCoy Tyner, piano.

In A Sentimental Mood-

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Ron Carter, bass; Al Foster, drums.

Don't Stop The Carnival-

* Milestone M-55006   Ron Carter, Sonny Rollins, McCoy Tyner - Milestone Jazzstars In Concert   1979
* Milestone MCD-55006-2   Ron Carter, Sonny Rollins, McCoy Tyner - Milestone Jazzstars In Concert   1991

1979

Sonny Rollins Sextet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax, Lyricon, piano; Mark Soskin, piano, electric piano, synthesizer #1,3,5-7; Larry Coryell, guitar #2-5,7; Jerome Harris, electric bass #1,3,5-7; Al Foster, drums #1,3,5-7; Bill Summers, congas, percussion #1,3,5-7.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, May 15-18, 1979

1.Harlem BoysMilestone M-9090, 2MCD-2501-2
2.The FileMilestone M-9090
3.Disco Monk-
4.My Ideal-
5.Don't Ask-
6.Tai-Chi-
7.And Then, My Love, I Found You-

* Milestone M-9090   Sonny Rollins - Don't Ask   1979
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-915-2   -
* Milestone 2MCD-2501-2   Sonny Rollins - Silver City - A Celebration Of 25 Years On Milestone   1996

1980 (age 50)

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; George Duke, acoustic piano #1,4, electric piano #2,3,5; Stanley Clarke, electric bass guitar #1,3,5,6, Framus electric upright bass #2,4; Al Foster, drums #1-3,5; Bill Summers, congas, percussion #1,3,5; on Sonny Rollins, Lyricon #2.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA;
additional recording: Aura Sound Studios, NYC, May 9-12, 1980

1.Little LuMilestone M-9098
2.The Dream That We Fell Out Of-
3.Strode Rode-
4.The Very Thought Of You-
5.Caress-
6.Double Feature-

* Milestone M-9098   Sonny Rollins - Love At First Sight   1980
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-753-2   -   1992

The Rolling Stones With Sonny Rollins

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; The Rolling Stones, rock band.

Los Angeles, CA, 1980

SlaveRolling Stones COC 16052
Waiting On A Friend-

* Rolling Stones COC 16052   The Rolling Stones - Tattoo You   1981
= Rolling Stones FC 40502   -   1986

1981

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Bobby Broom, electric guitar; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Tony Williams, drums.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, December 9-15, 1981

No ProblemMilestone M-9104
Here You Come Again-
Jo Jo-
Coconut Bread-
Penny Saved-
Illusions-
Joyous Lake-

* Milestone M-9104   Sonny Rollins - No Problem   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1014-2   -   1999

1982

Sonny Rollins Quintet +

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Bobby Broom, electric guitar; Yoshiaki Masuo, electric guitar #1,2,4,6,7, acoustic guitar #3; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums; on Jack DeJohnette, congas, maracas #3; Bob Cranshaw, Yoshiaki Masuo, Lucille Rollins, claves, cabasa, cowbell #3.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, August 17-22, 1982

1.Reel LifeMilestone M-9108
2.McGheeMilestone M-9108, 2MCD-2501-2
3.Rosita's Best FriendMilestone M-9108
4.Sonny Side Up-
5.My Little Brown Book-
6.Best Wishes-
7.Solo Reprise (Sonny)-

* Milestone M-9108   Sonny Rollins - Reel Life   1982
= Original Jazz Classics OJC-31335-02   -   2009
* Milestone 2MCD-2501-2   Sonny Rollins - Silver City - A Celebration Of 25 Years On Milestone   1996

1983

Pat Metheny - Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Pat Metheny, electric guitar; Alphonso Johnson, electric bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.

Yomiuri Land, Open Theater East, Tokyo, Japan, July 31, 1983

Coconut BreadBugsy BGS 034/2
Don't Stop The Carnival-
Mc Ghee-
Moritat (aka Mack The Knife)-
Mc GheeAll Of Us AS 40
The Meeting-

* Bugsy BGS 034/2   Pat Metheny, Sonny Rollins - Dream Teams
* All Of Us AS 40   Sonny Rollins - The Meeting

1984

Sonny Rollins Quintet +

Clifton Anderson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Mark Soskin, Yamaha electric grand #1,4,6, Yamaha acoustic grand #2,3,5, celeste #3, Yamaha DX7 synthesizer #4; Russell Blake, electric bass; Tommy Campbell, drums; + Lucille Rollins, cowbell #1,6.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, January 23-27, 1984

1.Mava MavaMilestone M-9122, 2MCD-2501-2
2.I'm Old Fashioned-
3.WyntonMilestone M-9122
4.Tell Me You Love MeMilestone M-9122, 2MCD-2501-2
5.I'll See You AgainMilestone M-9122
6.Kilauea-

* Milestone M-9122   Sonny Rollins - Sunny Days, Starry Nights   1984
= Milestone MCD-9122-2   -   1980s
* Milestone 2MCD-2501-2   Sonny Rollins - Silver City - A Celebration Of 25 Years On Milestone   1996

1985

Sonny Rollins Solo

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax.

The Sculpture Garden Of The Museum Of Modern Art, NYC, July 19, 1985

Soloscope (Part 1)Milestone M-9137
Soloscope (Part 2)-

* Milestone M-9137   Sonny Rollins - The Solo Album   1985
= Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-956-2   -   1997

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Clifton Anderson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Mark Soskin, keyboards; Jerome Harris, bass; Tommy Campbell, drums.

circa 1985

Just OnceJazz Door (G) JD 12121
Autumn Nocturne-
I'm Old Fashioned-
Allison-
St. Thomas-

* Jazz Door (G) JD 12121   Sonny Rollins - Just Once

1986

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Clifton Anderson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Mark Soskin, piano; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Marvin "Smitty" Smith, drums.

Opus 40, Saugerties, NY, August 16, 1986;
additional recording: Manhattan Recording Studios, NYC, April 9, 1987

G-ManMilestone M-9150, 2MCD-2501-2
KimMilestone M-9150
Don't Stop The Carnival-
Tenor MadnessMilestone MCD-9150-2
Autumn Nocturne (incomplete)unissued

* Milestone M-9150, MCD-9150-2   Sonny Rollins Plays G-Man   1987
* Milestone 2MCD-2501-2   Sonny Rollins - Silver City - A Celebration Of 25 Years On Milestone   1996

1987

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Clifton Anderson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Mark Soskin, Fender Rhodes electric piano #1,6, Yamaha acoustic grand #2-5,7,8; Jerome Harris, electric bass, rhythm guitar #6; Marvin "Smitty" Smith, drums.

Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 15-25, 1987

1.Just OnceMilestone M-9155, 2MCD-2501-2
2.O.T.Y.O.G.Milestone M-9155
3.Promise-
4.Duke Of IronMilestone M-9155, 2MCD-2501-2
5.Dancing In The DarkMilestone M-9155
6.I'll String Along With You-
7.Allison-
8.Allison (alternate take)Milestone MCD-9155-2

* Milestone M-9155   Sonny Rollins - Dancing In The Dark   1987
= Milestone MCD-9155-2   -   1988
* Milestone 2MCD-2501-2   Sonny Rollins - Silver City - A Celebration Of 25 Years On Milestone   1996

1989

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Branford Marsalis, Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Jerome Harris, electric bass; Jeff Watts, drums.

Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, June 3, 1989

For All We KnowMilestone M-9179
I Should Care-

* Milestone M-9179   Sonny Rollins - Falling In Love With Jazz   1989
= Milestone MCD-9179-2   -   1990

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Mark Soskin, piano; Jerome Harris, electric guitar; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums #1.

Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, August 5, 1989

1.Tennessee WaltzMilestone M-9179, 2MCD-2501-2
2.Little Girl BlueMilestone M-9179

* Milestone M-9179   Sonny Rollins - Falling In Love With Jazz   1989
= Milestone MCD-9179-2   -   1990
* Milestone 2MCD-2501-2   Sonny Rollins - Silver City - A Celebration Of 25 Years On Milestone   1996

Sonny Rollins Sextet

Clifton Anderson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Mark Soskin, acoustic piano, KORG M-1; Jerome Harris, electric guitar; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.

Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, September 9, 1989

Falling In Love With LoveMilestone M-9179
Sister-
AmandaMilestone MCD-9179-2

* Milestone M-9179   Sonny Rollins - Falling In Love With Jazz   1989
= Milestone MCD-9179-2   -   1990

1991 (age 61)

Sonny Rollins Sextet

Clifton Anderson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Mark Soskin, piano; Jerome Harris, electric guitar; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Steve Jordan, drums.

Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, August 10, 1991

Here's To The PeopleMilestone MCD-9194-2
Lucky DayMilestone MCD-9194-2, 2MCD-2501-2

* Milestone MCD-9194-2   Sonny Rollins - Here's To The People   1991
* Milestone 2MCD-2501-2   Sonny Rollins - Silver City - A Celebration Of 25 Years On Milestone   1996

Sonny Rollins Sextet

Clifton Anderson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Mark Soskin, piano; Jerome Harris, electric guitar; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.

Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, August 17, 1991

Doc PhilMilestone MCD-9194-2

* Milestone MCD-9194-2   Sonny Rollins - Here's To The People   1991

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Mark Soskin, piano; Jerome Harris, electric guitar; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Steve Jordan, drums.

Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, August 24, 1991

Why Was I BornMilestone MCD-9194-2
Someone To Watch Over MeMilestone MCD-9194-2, 2MCD-2501-2
Long Ago And Far AwayMilestone MCD-9194-2

* Milestone MCD-9194-2   Sonny Rollins - Here's To The People   1991
* Milestone 2MCD-2501-2   Sonny Rollins - Silver City - A Celebration Of 25 Years On Milestone   1996

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Roy Hargrove, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Mark Soskin, piano; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Al Foster, drums.

Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, August 27, 1991

I Wish I KnewMilestone MCD-9194-2
Young Roy-

* Milestone MCD-9194-2   Sonny Rollins - Here's To The People   1991

1993

Sonny Rollins Quintet With Brass Choir

Clifton Anderson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Bob Cranshaw, electric, acoustic bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums; with brass choir: Jon Faddis, Byron Stripling, flugelhorn #1,7; Clifton Anderson, trombone #1,7; Alex Brofsky, French horn #1,7; Bob Stewart, tuba #1,7; Jimmy Heath, arranger, conductor #1,7.

Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, July and August, 1993

1.Darn That DreamMilestone MCD-9215-2, 2MCD-2501-2
2.Where Or When-
3.My Old FlameMilestone MCD-9215-2
4.Times Slimes-
5.I See Your Face Before Me-
6.Delia-
7.Prelude To A Kiss-

* Milestone MCD-9215-2   Sonny Rollins - Old Flames   1993
* Milestone 2MCD-2501-2   Sonny Rollins - Silver City - A Celebration Of 25 Years On Milestone   1996

1995

Sonny Rollins + 3

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Stephen Scott, piano; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.

Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, August 30, 1995

They Say It's WonderfulMilestone MCD-9250-2
Cabin In The SkyMilestone MCD-9250-2, 2MCD-2501-2

* Milestone MCD-9250-2   Sonny Rollins + 3   1996
* Milestone 2MCD-2501-2   Sonny Rollins - Silver City - A Celebration Of 25 Years On Milestone   1996

Sonny Rollins + 3

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Al Foster, drums.

Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, October 7, 1995

What A Difference A Day MadeMilestone MCD-9250-2
BijiMilestone MCD-9250-2, 2MCD-2501-2
Mona LisaMilestone MCD-9250-2
H.S.-
I've Never Been In Love Before-

* Milestone MCD-9250-2   Sonny Rollins + 3   1996
* Milestone 2MCD-2501-2   Sonny Rollins - Silver City - A Celebration Of 25 Years On Milestone   1996

1998

Sonny Rollins Quartet

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Stephen Scott, piano; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Idris Muhammad, drums.

Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, January 7, 1998

Echo-Side BlueMilestone MCD-9280-2
Mother Nature's Blues-
Change Partners-

* Milestone MCD-9280-2   Sonny Rollins - Global Warming   1998

Sonny Rollins Sextet

Clifton Anderson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Stephen Scott, piano, kalimba #2; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Perry Wilson, drums; Victor See Yuen, percussion.

Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, February 28, 1998

1.Island LadyMilestone MCD-9280-2
2.Global Warming-
3.Clear-Cut Boogie-

* Milestone MCD-9280-2   Sonny Rollins - Global Warming   1998

2000 (age 70)

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Clifton Anderson, trombone #2,3; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Stephen Scott, piano; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.

Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, May 8 and 9, 2000

1.SalvadorMilestone MCD-9310-2
2.Sweet Leilani-
3.A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square-
4.The Moon Of Manakoora-

* Milestone MCD-9310-2   Sonny Rollins - This Is What I Do   2000

Sonny Rollins Quintet

Clifton Anderson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Stephen Scott, piano; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Perry Wilson, drums.

Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, July 29, 2000

Did You See Harold VickMilestone MCD-9310-2
Charles M.-

* Milestone MCD-9310-2   Sonny Rollins - This Is What I Do   2000

2001

Sonny Rollins Sextet

Clifton Anderson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Stephen Scott, piano, kalimba #2; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Perry Wilson, drums; Kimati Dinizulu, percussion.

Berklee Performance Center, Boston, MA, September 15, 2001

1.Without A SongMilestone MCD-9342-2
2.Global Warming-
3.Introductions-
4.A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square-
5.Why Was I Born-
6.Where Or When-

* Milestone MCD-9342-2   Sonny Rollins - Without A Song - The 9/11 Concert   2005

2005

Sonny Rollins Sextet

Clifton Anderson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Bobby Broom, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, electric, acoustic bass #3,5; Steve Jordan, drums; Kimati Dinizulu, percussion; + Joe Corsello, drums #6.

Avatar Studios, Studio A, NYC, December 20 and 21, 2005;
Avatar Studios, Studio B, NYC, January 13, 2006;
Avatar Studios, Studio B, NYC, February 9 and 10, 2006

1.Sonny, PleaseDoxy Records (F) 0602517086203
2.Someday I'll Find You-
3.Nishi-
4.Stairway To The Stars-
5.Remembering Tommy-
6.Serenade-
7.Park Palace Parade-

* Doxy Records (F) 0602517086203   Sonny Rollins - Sonny, Please   2006

2008

Sonny Rollins

Clifton Anderson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Mark Soskin, piano; Bobby Broom, guitar; Jerome Harris, electric bass; Al Foster, drums.

released 2008;
Kosei Nenkin Hall, Tokyo, Japan, May 25, 1986;
La Halle aux Grains, Toulouse, France, May 15, 2006;
Umea Jazz Festival, Umea, Sweden, October 25, 1980;
Jazz Jamboree, Congress Hall, Warsaw, Poland, October 23, 1980;
Pantheon Tama, Tama City, Japan, June 8, 2000;
Royal Theatre, Victoria, Canada, June 24, 2007;
Carnegie Hall, NYC, September 18, 2007

Best WishesDoxy Records (F) 0602517815612

Clifton Anderson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Bobby Broom, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Victor Lewis, drums; Kimati Dinizulu, percussion.

More Than You Know-

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Mark Soskin, piano; Jerome Harris, electric bass; Al Foster, drums.

Blossom-

same session.

Easy Living-

Clifton Anderson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Stephen Scott, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Perry Wilson, drums; Victor See-Yuen, percussion.

Tenor Madness-

Clifton Anderson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Bobby Broom, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Steve Jordan, drums; Kimati Dinizulu, percussion.

Nice Lady-

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Christian McBride, bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

Some Enchanted Evening-

* Doxy Records (F) 0602517815612   Sonny Rollins - Road Shows Vol. 1   2008

2011 (age 81)

Sonny Rollins

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Russell Malone, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Kobie Watkins, drums; Sammy Figueroa, percussion.

released 2011;
Sappoto Shimin Hall, Sapporo, Japan, October 1, 2010;
Beacon Theatre, NYC, September 10, 2010;
Tokyo International Forum Hall, Forum A, Tokyo, Japan, October 7, 2010

They Say It's WonderfulDoxy Records (F) 0602527749723

Jim Hall, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Kobie Watkins, drums; Sammy Figueroa, percussion.

In A Sentimental Mood-

Ornette Coleman, alto sax; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Christian McBride, acoustic bass; Roy Haynes, drums.

Sonnymoon For Two-

Roy Hargrove, trumpet; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Russell Malone, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Kobie Watkins, drums; Sammy Figueroa, percussion.

I Can't Get Started-

same session.

Rain Check-

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Russell Malone, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, electric bass; Kobie Watkins, drums; Sammy Figueroa, percussion.

St. Thomas-

* Doxy Records (F) 0602527749723   Sonny Rollins - Road Shows Vol. 2   2011

2014

Sonny Rollins

Clifton Anderson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Stephen Scott, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Perry Wilson, drums; Kimati Dinizulu, percussion.

released 2014;
Saitama City Culture Center, Saitama, Japan, November 11, 2001;
Halle aux Grains, Toulouse, France, May 15, 2006;
Palais Longchamp, Marseille, France, July 25, 2012;
Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center, St Louis, MO, September 19, 2009;
Le Chapiteau, Marciac, France, August 11, 2007;
Palais Longchamp, Marseille, France, July 25, 2012

BijiDoxy Records (Eu) 88843049982

Clifton Anderson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Bobby Broom, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Victor Lewis, drums; Kimati Dinizulu, percussion.

Someday I'll Find You-

Clifton Anderson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Peter Bernstein, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Kobie Watkins, drums; Sammy Figueroa, percussion.

Patanjali-

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax.

Solo Sonny-

Clifton Anderson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Bobby Broom, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Steve Jordan, drums; Kimati Dinizulu, percussion.

Why Was I Born-

Clifton Anderson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Peter Bernstein, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Kobie Watkins, drums; Sammy Figueroa, percussion.

Don't Stop The Carnival-

* Doxy Records (Eu) 88843049982   Sonny Rollins - Road Shows Vol. 3   2014

2016

Sonny Rollins

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Bobby Broom, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Jerome Jennings, drums; Kimati Dinizulu, percussion.

released 2016;
Barbican, London, England, November 24, 2007;
Palais Longchamp, Marseille, France, July 25, 2012;
Struny Podzimu, Prague, Czech Republic, October 30, 2012;
Olympia Theatre, Paris, France, October 23, 1996;
Riihiketo School, Pori, Finland, July 13, 1979;
Berklee Performance Center, Boston, MA, September 15, 2001;
La Halle aux Grains, Toulouse, France, May 15, 2006;
Berklee Performance Center, Boston, MA, September 15, 2001

In A Sentimental MoodDoxy Records (Eu) 88875192752

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Peter Bernstein, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Kobie Watkins, drums; Sammy Figueroa, percussion.

Professor Paul-

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Saul Rubin, guitar.

Mixed Emotions-

Clifton Anderson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Stephen Scott, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Harold Summey Jr., drums; Victor See Yuen, percussion.

Keep Hold Of Yourself-

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Mark Soskin, piano; Jerome Harris, bass; Al Foster, drums.

Disco Monk-

Clifton Anderson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Stephen Scott, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Perry Wilson, drums; Kimati Dinizulu, percussion.

You're Mine, You-

Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Bobby Broom, guitar; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Victor Lewis, drums; Kimati Dinizulu, percussion.

H.S.-

Clifton Anderson, trombone; Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Stephen Scott, piano; Bob Cranshaw, bass; Perry Wilson, drums; Kimati Dinizulu, percussion.

Medley: Sweet Leilani-
Medley: Solo (Rollins only)-
Medley: Don't Stop The Carnival-

* Doxy Records (Eu) 88875192752   Sonny Rollins - Road Shows Vol. 4 - Holding The Stage   2016