And sonny rollins himself is a talkative guy, and can be heard commenting during coleman hawkinss solos throughout the sonny meets hawk. I used to listen to just the title track tenor madness over and over again wherever i went. Airegin sonny rollins solo transcription eb, bb and c. Way out west is a 1957 album by sonny rollins with bassist ray brown and drummer shelly manne, neither of whom had played or recorded with rollins. Over his long and distinguished career, sonny rollins has made many dozens of albums. Best of sonny rollins artist transcriptions rollins, sonny on. I heard him live at birdland 1958 see main text, yeah. Way out west, originally recorded for the contemporary label in 1957, qualifies as an alltime sonny rollins classic. Every so often ill wonder, while practicing a solo, if ive made a mistake in transcribing a particular note.
Something wicked this way comes ray bradbury early sig rare 1962 1stnd. Way out west by sonny rollins from way out west youtube. Rollins chose cover songs and wrote originals that captured his love of the western movies he grew up watching, with their themes of independence and selfsufficiency. Unlike the pianoless quartets led by gerry mulligan and later bob brookmeyer, the tenor trio format featured on way out west is filled with wide open spaces and intelligent musicianship as the solid interplay is chosen in expert timing by rollins while brown and manne add to the bassdrum backbeat. Discussion in music corner started by daleclark, feb 5, 2020 at 6. While working on his latest project, a reissue of way out west by jazz saxophonist sonny rollins, hutchison discovered that the original producer added reverbthe slight echo that gives music depthduring postproduction. The most rewarding state of todays music is its newness whatever its categories, the new thing as todays jazz composer and performers are called is just as the title, these inventors seek to express the jazz state of inventors, it is at its most high and has been for the last five years, don cherry has certainly had his position in this new music over a decade or more as it has been for the. Sonny rollins way out west lp contemporary records c 3530 us 1959 jazz dg mono.
Sonny rollins setup on way out west his sound is brighter and more spread on that one than on saxophone colossus or tenor madness, for both of which i think he used the vi. Given cowbops roots, the jazz standard im an old cowhand seems right at home among the bands repertoire of country, swing, and sixties pop songs. Sonny rollins waiting on a friend solo transcription author. You may need additional software hardware to take full advantage of the higher 24bit highres audio formats, but any music lover that has heard 16bit vs 24bit will tell you its worth it. Lift of sonny rollins on pauls paul tenor madness 1956 rollins tenor sax philly joe jones drums red garland piano paul chambers bass. May 09, 2016 today i share with you sonny rollins solo on airegin from miles davis bags groove album.
You dont know what love is sonny rollins forum etiquette is that any top bloke would give for free 0109. Concord music has remastered and reissued a set of jazz landmarks, and sonny rollinss 1957 way out west is one of the most influential. I prefer the way out west trio record for a few reasons, but i must admit that this live set is a meatier sample of sonnys 50s legacy, notwithstanding a few moments of watertreading. The trio started a few years ago as a tribute to sonny rollins, and plays music based on rollins rich trio repertoire. Besides, there are links for downloading pdf version in eb, bb or c. The music employs a technique called strolling, used here by rollins for the first time, in which he would solo over only bass and. But sonny rollins s 1957 way out west whose cover features rollins dressed in a suit, tie, gunbelt and 10gallon hat against a backdrop of cactuses and. When sonny rollins rose in the west the village voice. Thomas solo, from saxophone colossus what is there to say. Thomas sonny rollins sax alto transcription youtube. I became familiar with sonny rollins music very early and bought his way out west album, then i was hooked by this fantastic musician. Sonny rollins way out west i am also hesitant about these remasters. These included such titles as rollins way out west, rollins saxophone colossus, cannonball adderleys know what i mean, and a few others. John coltrane ornette coleman dave wild ken wild tjo central texas jazz home.
The recording will help explain how measure 24 ended up with only 3 beats. Sonny rollins waiting on a friend solo transcription. Way out west, recorded in 1957, is one of two superb albums cut for the small, californiabased contemporary label the other is 1958s sonny rollins and the contemporary leaders. As steve pointed out, some fold perfectly to mono such early ccr stereo mixes. There is no greater love sonny rollinsts, ray brownb, shelly manned. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading. Sonny rollins, im an old cowhand from the rio grande, from way out west, and till there was you, from freedom suite. Download way out west by sonny rollins in highresolution audio at available in 192 khz 24bit, 96 khz 24bit aiff, flac high resolution audio formats. Until someone produces something more authoritative to prove it such as pics from the recording session i think the jurys still out on that one. Explore the unique sound and soul of jazz innovator sonny rollins on licks from 12 classic songs. Bruce formans solo on im an old cowhand a jazz notebook. Bernie grundman is a good choicehe did so many of the 1970s contemporary reissues maybe even way out west. Although a consummate sideman, rollins rarely seems at ease with his pianists on his own dates, and way out west s trio format, with bassist ray brown and drummer shelly manne, dispenses with that problem. Shop for the sonny rollins way out west and receive free shipping on your order and the guaranteed lowest price.
Sonny rollins s way out west talking during wagon wheels discussion in music corner started by the nightfly. Rollins plays the porter tunes as well as anyone, and he finds plenty of variations in the two takes of softly as in a morning sunrise. Sonny rollins moritat sheet music download free in pdf or. The song may be best known by jazz aficionados by its inclusion on sonny rollins 1957 album way out west. This all started with the leroy vinnegar, which surprised me with how nice it sounded. Sonny rollins by sonny rollins softcover with cd sheet. Sonny rollins moving out flac 192khz24bit download. Subscribe to the craft recordings newsletter to stay in the loop on our latest reissues. Ive never seriously checked out sonny rollins in particular, i havent given saxophone colossus 1956 or a night at the village vanguard 1957 their due in my listening rotation. The music employs a technique called strolling, used here by rollins for the first time, in which he would solo over only bass and drums with no pianist playing chords. Way out west deluxe edition, an album by sonny rollins on spotify. This classic solo would be very difficult, if not impossible, to play on alto, trombone, or bass. Way out west is a march 7, 1957 album by sonny rollins with bassist ray brown and drummer shelly manne, neither of whom had played or recorded with rollins before. Sonny rollins way out west lp contemporary c3530 mono dg 1957 jazz promo.
Youll hear bonus alternate takes of im an old cowhand. Walter theodore sonny rollins born september 7, 1930 is an american jazz tenor saxophonist, widely recognized as one of the most important and influential jazz musicians. Strode rode by sonny rollins saxophone colossus transcribed by michael cheret. Sonny rollins, eightysix a horizontal search, by kevin sun. Blue seven is a simple 12 bar blues form with some classic sonny rollins language, short punchy phrases that are packed full of harmonic inventiveness.
Probably i should have mentioned sonny rollins in the previous without a song post. Widely acknowledged as the most significant and accomplished tenor saxophonist in the world, sonny rollins s recording legacy is nothing short of extraordinary. Sonny rollins way out west 1992, 180g, vinyl discogs. Watch the video for you dont know what love is from sonny rollins s saxophone colossus rudy van gelder remaster for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Among those recorded during the fifties, prestiges moving out ojccd0582 and saxophone colossus ojccd2912, blue notes a night at the village vanguard, riversides the sound of sonny ojccd0292, and way out west on contemporary qualify as alltime rollins classics. These are just good tunes for a improvisor to dig into. Maybe not a firstchoice disc for rollins newcomers, but certainly an essential title down the line. Tenor madness rudy van gelder remaster sonny rollins quartet. Sonny rollins way out west 2 lpdeluxe edition amazon. Played altosax from 1944, changed to tenorsax in 1946, started work as. Groovin high webb city cool blues tri horn blues au privave blue lights up and over nuff guff liza nice work if you can get it watch what happens. Thomas will be the first of our monthly transcription challenges, and ive divided it into three options of difficulty. Feb 23, 2015 theres also a short conversation after the false start on coltranes alabama that id like to have transcribed.
Sonny rollins way out west vinyl question steve hoffman. Software can create it with a click, but hutchison chose an analog solution. It has an abbreviated form, divided into two sections ab. Bs7 g7 c7 5 f7 bs7 d7 9 g7 c7 f7 bs7 g7 c7 f7 17 bs7 g7 c7 21 f7 bs7 d7 25 g7 c7 transciption by andrew frankhouse moritat mack the knife sonny rollins solo from the album saxophone colossus. Thomas sonnymoon for two tenor madness way out west you dont know what love is. May 06, 2010 but sonny rollins s 1957 way out west whose cover features rollins dressed in a suit, tie, gunbelt and 10gallon hat against a backdrop of cactuses and cattle bones is one of the most influential. Aug 11, 2017 one of my favorite jazz albums is sonny rollins tenor madness. Many ideas are written down or up an octave to fit the range of the instruments to make it easier to play for someone who isnt bill watrous, for instance. Joined by bassist ray brown and drummer shelly manne, rollins is heard at one of his peaks on such pieces as im an old cowhand from the rio grande, his own way out west, there is no greater love, and come, gone a fast stomp based on. Sonny rollins tenor saxophone, ray brown bass, shelly manne drums, lester koenig producer, photography, liner notes, roy dunann engineer, william claxton photography. It was recorded in 1956 and is especially notable because its the only known recording that features both sonny and john coltrane. There is no greater love sonny rollins ts, ray brownb, shelly manned.
The very mouthpiece that sonny used on way out west unless phil says so himself i find this very hard to believe. In every single case that i have heard, there is a superior red book cd version that uses the genuine master tape. Sonny rollins has had to give up playing his saxophone because of health issues. Consequently, if youre learning the solo check out the recording. Sonny rollins on moritat sonny rollins in 2011 i must make a confession.
Ojc vinyl reissue question steve hoffman music forums. This is probably my favorite track on the album next to blue 7, which will also be up soon, and i hope you enjoy it as well. I cant make it out, myself, but it seems to go on for awhile. Thomas from isaxophone colossusi prestige transcribed by kelly bucheger recorded june 22, 1956. I have chosen this particular piece to transcribe because it will help to ingrain the lessons you have studied in our memorising chord changes course. For example, way out west xrcd, saxophone colossus dcc, know what i mean dcc, etc. Way out west deluxe edition by sonny rollins on spotify. Nov 26, 2016 lift of sonny rollins on pauls paul tenor madness 1956 rollins tenor sax philly joe jones drums red garland piano paul chambers bass. The shawn ray way manual for bodybuilding and fitness autographed 2001. How are the cds from the original jazz classics remasters. Would be great if i could find a mono original but dont want to pay up the nose for it.
Aug 01, 2014 it was a joy to learn and play, but it made the notation a bit difficult. The later remastered sonny rollins way out west sounds good to me regardless. Sonny rollins way out west 19572017 official digital. Transcription of sonny rollins solo from saxophone colossus. Theres no difference between the way sonny plays the standards on freedom suite and the way he plays without a song. Airegin biji dont stop the carnival doxy duke of iron god bless the child oleo st. Sonny rollins and miles davis the untold story youtube. Sonny rollins recorded blue seven on his album saxophone colossus in 1956. Sonny rollins, way out west in highresolution audio. Sonny rollins way out west contemporary records center label c 3530. Tootsie on the sound of sonny, and later sweet leilani on the grammywinning album this is what i do and using them as vehicles for improvisation.
Listen to way out west deluxe edition in full in the spotify app. Either way, way out west sounds much better on vinyl than on the cd, enough better to make me happy i bought the lp even though id previously purchased the cd. I suppose a contemporary records title from this series like way out west or art pepper meets the rhythm section would be a good comparison disc to other. Transcribe blue seven by sonny rollins cambridge saxophone. Thomas sonny rollins solo transcription learn jazz. Way out west was so named because it was recorded for californiabased contemporary records. Way out west, recorded in 1957, is one of two superb albums cut for the small, californiabased contemporary label the other is 1958s sonny rollins and the. Sonny rollins has always said he plays standard repertoire because he loves the tunes. The timeless way out west established sonny rollins as jazzs top tenor saxophonist at least until john coltrane surpassed him the following year. Best sellers gift ideas new releases whole foods todays deals. Sep 10, 2014 theres no difference between the way sonny plays the standards on freedom suite and the way he plays without a song. Way out west by sonny rollins from way out west by sonny rollins. You can find this solo, as well as others by sonny stitt and dizzy gillespie on dizzys album sonny side up. Unless you know sonny rollins personally, youll never be sure if on tenor madness in the 15th chorus, 8th bar, third beat, did he really mean to play d natural instead of d flat.220 1125 1612 334 1245 1166 1352 1451 421 149 1478 425 822 848 1404 269 22 876 1571 767 329 190 431 1206 1411 979 499 196 63 1303 1613 1365 80 106 246 132 556 401