Next Album

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Next Album
Studio album by Sonny Rollins
Released 1972
Recorded July 14 & 27 1972
Genre Jazz
Length 43:04
Label Milestone
Sonny Rollins chronology
East Broadway Run Down
(1966)
Next Album
(1972)
Horn Culture
(1973)

Next Album is an album by jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins, his first to be released on the Milestone label, featuring performances by Rollins with George Cables, Jack DeJohnette, Bob Cranshaw, and Arthur Jenkins.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [2]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states "Sonny Rollins first album after ending his six-year retirement is a particularly strong effort. The highpoint is a ten-minute version of "Skylark" that has a long unaccompanied section by the great tenor".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Sonny Rollins except as indicated
  1. "Playin' in the Yard" - 10:25
  2. "Poinciana" (Buddy Bernier, Nat Simon) - 9:58
  3. "The Everywhere Calypso" - 7:54
  4. "Keep Hold of Yourself" - 4:30
  5. "Skylark" (Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer) - 10:17
  • Recorded in NYC, July 14 (tracks 1 & 3) & 27 (tracks 2 & 4-6), 1972

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sonny Rollins discography accessed 30 September 2009
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. "Next Album > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved June 26, 2011.