Sonny Rollins + 3

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Sonny Rollins + 3
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Studio album by Sonny Rollins
Released 1995
Recorded August 30 & October 7, 1995
Genre Jazz
Length 55:42
Label Milestone
Producer George Avakian
Sonny Rollins chronology
Old Flames
(1993)
Sonny Rollins + 3
(1995)
Global Warming
(1998)

Sonny Rollins + 3 is an album by jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins, released on the Milestone label in 1995, featuring performances by Rollins with Bob Cranshaw, Stephen Scott (jazz pianist), Jack DeJohnette, Tommy Flanagan and Al Foster.[1]

Reception[edit]

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

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states: "Rollins is in wonderful form, stretching out on two basic originals and five standards.... This studio set captures the excitement of a Sonny Rollins concert and is highly recommended."[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Sonny Rollins except as indicated
  1. "What a Difference a Day Made" (Stanley Adams, María Mendez Grever) - 10:05
  2. "Biji" - 8:18
  3. "They Say It's Wonderful" (Irving Berlin) - 6:15
  4. "Mona Lisa" (Ray Evans, Jay Livingston) - 3:53
  5. "Cabin in the Sky" (Vernon Duke, John Latouche) - 8:50
  6. "H.S." - 6:17
  7. "I've Never Been in Love Before" (Frank Loesser) - 12:19
  • Recorded in New York on August 30 (tracks 3 & 5) and October 7 (tracks 1, 2, 4, 6 & 7), 1995

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sonny Rollins discography, accessed September 21, 2009.
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. "Sonny Rollins + 3 > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved June 26, 2011.