Sonny Rollins: Montreal, 1982

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Back in 1982, Sonny Rollins
Sonny Rollins
Sonny Rollins
b.1930
saxophone
appeared at the Montreal Jazz Festival and brought the house down. The quality of Sonny's ideas and blowing here is truly remarkable. And he looked great—dig how his body moves with the ideas coming out of his horn. Jimi Mentis in Athens sent along a link to Sonny's performance. Backing Sonny was Bobby Broom
Bobby Broom
Bobby Broom
b.1961
guitar
(g), Yoshiaki Masuo (g), Bob Cranshaw
Bob Cranshaw
Bob Cranshaw
b.1932
bass
(b) and Jack DeJohnette
Jack DeJohnette
Jack DeJohnette
b.1942
drums
(d). Here's Sonny, in all his glory...


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