Sonny Rollins: Montreal, 1982

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Back in 1982, Sonny Rollins 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 (g), Yoshiaki Masuo (g), Bob Cranshaw (b) and Jack DeJohnette (d). Here's Sonny, in all his glory...

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