Saxophone Colossus

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Sonny Rollins is joined by Tommy Flanagan on piano, Doug Watkins on bass and the drums of the great Max Roach on this, perhaps his finest set from the 50’s – Saxophone Colossus. Here we are introduced to St Thomas, given a killer version of Mack the Knife (titled Moritat) and then Rollin’s rips his classic solo style on the album closer Blue 7.

Enjoy!

Saxophone Colossus
St. Thomas
You Don’t Know What Love Is
Strode Rode
Moritat
Blue 7

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