Format: Vinyl
Rel. Date: 07/09/2021
UPC: 8436569195321

Saxophone Colossus (Gate) [180 Gram] (Spa)
Artist: Sonny Rollins
Format: Vinyl

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Double 180gm vinyl LP pressing in deluxe gatefold jacket. Sonny Rollins had already been a regular member of the celebrated Max Roach-Clifford Brown Quintet for half a year when he entered the studio on June 22, 1956 to record Saxophone Colossus, one of his most acclaimed albums as a leader. Age 26, Rollins was already a well-known jazz figure. He had recorded some albums as a leader but, above all, he had been part of some of the most outstanding combos of the period: the Miles Davis Quintet and the Max Roach-Clifford Brown Quintet. The present album introduced his famous composition "Saint Thomas".