The Way I Feel (Sonny Rollins album)

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The Way I Feel
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Studio album by Sonny Rollins
Released 1976
Recorded August-October 1976

Fantasy Studios
(Berkeley, California)

Total Experience Recording Studios
(Hollywood, California)
Genre Jazz
Length 36:55
Label Milestone
Producer Orrin Keepnews
Sonny Rollins chronology
The Way I Feel
Easy Living
(1977)Easy Living1977

The Way I Feel is an album by jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins, released on the Milestone label in 1976, featuring performances by Rollins with Patrice Rushen, Lee Ritenour, Billy Cobham, and Bill Summers with a brass section added on five tracks.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars [2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 1/5 stars[3]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow calls the album "One of Sonny Rollins' lesser sets of the 1970s".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Sonny Rollins except as indicated
  1. "Island Lady" - 5:51
  2. "Asfrantation Woogie" - 3:14
  3. "Love Reborn" (George Duke, Flora Purim) - 5:13
  4. "Happy Feel" - 3:53
  5. "Shout It Out" (Patrice Rushen) - 5:45
  6. "The Way I Feel About You" (Duke) - 5:34
  7. "Charm Baby" - 7:25
  • Recorded at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California, August–October, 1976



  1. ^ Sonny Rollins discography accessed 28 September 2009
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. "The Way I Feel > 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.