Rockin' in Rhythm (Sonny Criss album)

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Rockin' in Rhythm
Rockin' in Rhythm (Sonny Criss album).jpg
Studio album by Sonny Criss
Released 1969
Recorded July 2, 1968
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 39:02
Label Prestige
7610
Producer Don Schlitten
Sonny Criss chronology
Sonny's Dream (Birth of the New Cool)
(1968)Sonny's Dream (Birth of the New Cool)1968
Rockin' in Rhythm
(1968)
I'll Catch the Sun!
(1969)I'll Catch the Sun!1969

Rockin' in Rhythm is a jazz album by alto saxophonist Sonny Criss recorded in 1968 and released on the Prestige label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars with its review by Jim Todd stating, "This highly compatible group of like-minded masters is well-served by a recording that puts the listener in the middle of their tight-knit sound... Anyone hearing Criss for the first time via this CD will feel compelled to dig deeper into his discography".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Eleanor Rigby" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 5:32
  2. "When the Sun Comes Out" (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 6:31
  3. "Sonnymoon for Two" (Sonny Rollins) - 4:50
  4. "Rockin' in Rhythm" (Harry Carney, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) - 4:37
  5. "Misty Roses" (Tim Hardin) - 5:53
  6. "(I'm Afraid) The Masquerade Is Over" (Herb Magidson, Allie Wrubel) - 5:47
  7. "All the Things You Are" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) - 5:52 Bonus track on CD reissue

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sonny Criss discography accessed September 10, 2012
  2. ^ a b Todd, J. Allmusic Review, accessed September 10, 2012