20-PAGE BOOKLET EDITION
INCLUDES BONUS ALBUM: SONNY ROLLINS PLUS 4
INCLUDES NEW SPECIALLY PREPARED LINER NOTES BY PENGUIN GUIDE TO JAZZ'S WRITER BRIAN MORTON AND BY PARIS'S PRESTIGIOUS JAZZ MAGAZINE
“There is no sign here that the music is rehearsed to the point that spontaneity is lost. On the contrary, each arrangement is worked to a point that actually propels the soloists, gives them – and Brown particularly – maximum lift. These areclassics of modern jazz.”- Penguin Guide to Jazz
“Gathered around the trumpet legend Clifford Brown, young saxophonist Sonny Rollins (26 at the time), who would soon inscribe his name in the firmament of jazz history, delivered a fiery and flamboyant performance that perfectly complemented the trumpeter’s vibrant,mellifluous sound.” - Jazz Magazine
Clifford Brown - trumpet
Sonny Rollins - tenor sax
Richie Powell - piano
George Morrow - bass
Max Roach- drums
4 & 7: New York, January 4, 1956.
1-3, 5-6: New York, February 16, 1956.
(*) BONUS ALBUM: SONNY ROLLING PULS 4 Same personnel. Hackensack, New Jersey, March 22, 1956.
01. WHAT IS THIS THING CALLED LOVE?
02. LOVE IS A MANY SPLENDORED THING
03. I’LL REMEMBER APRIL
04. POWELL’S PRANCES
06. THE SCENE IS CLEAN
07. GERTRUDE’S BOUNCE
08. VALSE HOT (*)
09. KISS AND RUN (*)
10. I FEEL A SONG COMING ON (*)
11. COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS (*)
12. PENT-UP HOUSE (*)
(*) BONUS ALBUM
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