Here's to the People

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Here's to the People
Studio album by Sonny Rollins
Released 1991
Recorded August 10, 17 , 24 & 27 1991
Genre Jazz
Length 54:03
Label Milestone
Sonny Rollins chronology
Falling in Love With Jazz
(1989)
Here's to the People
(1991)
Old Flames
(1993)

Here's to the People is an album by jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins, released on the Milestone label in 1991, featuring performances by Rollins with Clifton Anderson, Mark Soskin, Jerome Harris, Bob Cranshaw, Roy Hargrove, Jack DeJohnette, Steve Jordan, and Al Foster.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [2]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states: "Nothing very innovative occurs but the music is quite pleasing."[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Sonny Rollins except as indicated
  1. "Why Was I Born?" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) - 6:36
  2. "I Wish I Knew" (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) - 7:45
  3. "Here's to the People" - 7:58
  4. "Doc Phil" - 5:16
  5. "Someone to Watch Over Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 9:38
  6. "Young Roy" - 6:39
  7. "Lucky Day" (Ray Henderson) - 5:13
  8. "Long Ago (And Far Away)" (Gershwin, Kern) - 5:34
  • Recorded in NY on August 10 (tracks 3 & 7), 17 (track 4), 23 (tracks 1, 5 & 8) and 27 (tracks 2 & 6), 1991

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sonny Rollins discography, accessed September 22, 2009.
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. "Here's to the People > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved June 26, 2011.