Now's the Time (Sonny Rollins album)

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Now's the Time
Now's the Time (album).jpg
Studio album by Sonny Rollins
Released 1964
Recorded January 20, February 14, 18 & April 14, 1964
Genre Jazz
Label RCA Victor
Sonny Rollins chronology
Sonny Meets Hawk!
(1963)
Now's the Time
(1964)
The Standard Sonny Rollins
(1965)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Now's the Time is an album by jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins, recorded for the RCA Victor label, featuring performances by Rollins with Herbie Hancock, Thad Jones, Ron Carter, Bob Cranshaw and Roy McCurdy on several bebop tunes.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Now's the Time" (Charlie Parker) - 4:06
  2. "Blue 'N' Boogie" (Dizzy Gillespie, Felix Paparelli) - 5:32
  3. "I Remember Clifford" (Benny Golson) - 2:36
  4. "I Remember Clifford" [alternate take] (Golson) - 6:04 Bonus track on CD rerelease
  5. "52nd Street Theme" (Thelonious Monk) - 4:33
  6. "52nd Street Theme" [alternate take] (Monk) - 14:41 Bonus track on CD rerelease
  7. "St. Thomas" (Sonny Rollins) - 3:58
  8. "St. Thomas" [alternate take] (Rollins) - 3:06 Bonus track on CD rerelease
  9. "'Round Midnight" (Monk) - 4:02
  10. "Afternoon in Paris" (John Lewis) - 2:46
  11. "Four" (Miles Davis) - 7:15
  12. "Four" [alternate take] (Davis) - 5:53 Bonus track on CD rerelease
  • Recorded in New York City on January 20 (tracks 4 & 5), February 14 (tracks 1, 6-9 & 12), 18 (track 10), April 14 (tracks 2, 3 & 11)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Sonny Rollins discography accessed 2 October 2009