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Rollins, Sonny

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Most widely held works by Sonny Rollins
Saxophone colossus by Sonny Rollins( Recording )

92 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Few musicians can claim to rival John Coltrane in the tenor saxophone stakes, Sonny Rollins is one of those rare and talented men. This release combines the mono and stereo formats in which 'Saxophone Colossus' appeared, 'it deserves its fame both as a work of art and as a pivotal moment in Rollin's career'"--Distributor's website
Brilliant corners by Thelonious Monk( Recording )

57 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ken Burns jazz the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Recording )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
Way out west by Sonny Rollins( Recording )

55 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tenor madness by Sonny Rollins Quartet( Recording )

48 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clifford Brown and Max Roach at Basin Street by Clifford Brown( Recording )

32 editions published between 1954 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clifford Brown, trumpet; Max Roach, drums
Sonny Rollins live in '65 & '68 by Sonny Rollins( Visual )

34 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performances featuring the jazz saxophonist filmed for Danish television. The first is from the 1965 Copenhagen Jazz Festival and the second for the TV program, Saxophone Colossus, for Danmarks Radio-Television and originally broadcast Sept. 23, 1968
Sonny side up by Dizzy Gillespie( Recording )

38 editions published between 1957 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bridge by Sonny Rollins( Recording )

61 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This release presents the complete original LP The Bridge (RCA Victor LPM2527), which marks Sonny Rollins' first album after his three-year long self-imposed musical exile. It was all recorded in a piano-less quartet format, with Jim Hall on guitar, plus Bob Cranshaw on bass, and Ben Riley on drums (replaced by Harry T. Saunders on just one track). The other two studio tunes recorded by the quartet in 1962, and two alternate versions of songs from the LP taped at Ralph J. Gleason's "Jazz Casual" TV show shortly after making the album have been added as a bonus."--Container
Nica's dream small jazz groups of the 50's and early 60's( Recording )

5 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The amazing Bud Powell by Bud Powell( Recording )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Without a song the 9/11 concert by Sonny Rollins( Recording )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A night at the Village Vanguard by Sonny Rollins( Recording )

18 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonny, please by Sonny Rollins( Recording )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is what I do by Sonny Rollins( Recording )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thelonious Monk and Sonny Rollins by Thelonious Monk Trio( Recording )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Monk on the piano and Rollins the tenor saxophonist, they showcase their growing swagger and sophistication on this album. The five pieces were taken from a trio of sessions held between November of 1953 and September of 1954
Dizzy Gillespie Ken Burns jazz by Dizzy Gillespie( Recording )

4 editions published in 2000 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz the Smithsonian anthology( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sound of Sonny by Sonny Rollins( )

34 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newk's time by Sonny Rollins( Recording )

16 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Rollins, Sonny

Rollins, Sonny, 1930-

Rollins, Theodore W. 1929-

Rollins, Theodore Walter.

Rollins, Theodore Walter 1929-

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Rollins, Walter Theodore.

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Soni Rolins

Sonni Rollins

Sonny Rollins americký saxofonista

Sonny Rollins Amerikaans componist

Sonny Rollins amerykański saksofonista jazzowy

Sonny Rollins sassofonista e compositore statunitense

Sonny Rollins US-amerikanischer Tenorsaxophonist

Роллинз, Сонни

Сони Ролинс

סאני רולינס

سانی رالینز

ซันนี โรลลินส์

소니 롤린스

ソニー・ロリンズ

桑尼·羅林斯

Languages
English (178)

German (18)

French (4)

Japanese (1)

Spanish (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Sonny Rollins live in '65 & '68Sonny Rollins : the cutting edgeSonny Rollins : the definitive musical guideSaxophone colossus : a portrait of Sonny RollinsContemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black communitySonny Rollins live in '65 & '68Sonny Rollins : the man and his music