Sonny Rollins, Vol. 2

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Sonny Rollins, Vol. 2
Studio album by Sonny Rollins
Released 1957
Recorded April 14, 1957
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack
Genre Jazz, Hard bop
Length 40:52
Label Blue Note
BLP 1558
Producer Alfred Lion
Sonny Rollins chronology
Way Out West
(1957)
Sonny Rollins, Vol. 2
(1957)
The Sound of Sonny
(1957)
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Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Sonny Rollins, Vol. 2 is a jazz album by Sonny Rollins, released in 1957 on Blue Note Records, catalogue 1558. Among other things, it is noted for the appearance of pianists Thelonious Monk and Horace Silver, both playing on the Monk composition "Misterioso". Monk also plays on his composition "Reflections," while Silver handles the piano duties on all the other tracks.

It was reissued in 1999 by EMI as part of its Rudy Van Gelder series, remastering done by the noted audio engineer, also present on the original recording sessions.

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Why Don't I?" (Rollins) — 5:44
  2. "Wail March" (Rollins) — 6:11
  3. "Misterioso" (Monk, Denzil Best) — 9:24

Side two[edit]

  1. "Reflections" (Monk) — 7:03
  2. "You Stepped Out of A Dream" (Herb Nacio Brown, Gus Khan) — 6:24
  3. "Poor Butterfly" (Raymond Hubbell, John Golden) — 6:06

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