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Sonny Rollins

Saxophone Collous


though he may have lacked the improvisational fire of John Coltrane or the restless curiosity of Miles Davis Sonny Rollins played with a rich round tone that complemented his melodic inclinations making him the most accessible of the postbop musicians Saxophone Colossus is the most successful of the late 1950s albums that made his reputation Rollins's playing never falters he's backed by the redoubtable Max Roach on drums Tommy Flanagan on piano and Doug Watkins on bass Rollins is equally at home with the lilting Caribbean air of 'St Thomas' standards 'You Don't Know What Love Is' blues 'Strode Rode' featuring a driving Flanagan solo and a smoldering version of BrechtWeill's 'Moritat' better known as 'Mac the Knife'

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