Next Album

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Next Album
Next Album.jpg
Studio album by Sonny Rollins
Released 1972
Recorded July 14 & 27 1972
Genre Jazz
Length 43:04
Label Milestone
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Sonny Rollins chronology
East Broadway Run Down
(1966)East Broadway Run Down1966
Next Album
Horn Culture
(1973)Horn Culture1973

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] The cover photography was credited to Chuck Stewart.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[3]

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 at Mercury Sound Studios, NYC, July 14 (tracks 1 & 3) & 27 (tracks 2 & 4-6), 1972



  1. ^ Sonny Rollins discography accessed 30 September 2009
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. "Next Album > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved June 26, 2011. 
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 171. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.