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Tenor Madness

CD (Item 177996) Prestige (Japan), 1956 — Condition: Used
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A groundbreaking album from Sonny Rollins, largely for the extended track "Tenor Madness", which runs on for 13 minutes, and features him and Coltrane blowing head to head – redefining the sound of the tenor sax in jazz through the course of that amazing track! Backing is by the Red Garland/Paul Chambers/Philly Joe Jones group that backed up 'Trane on many of his Prestige sides, and they work equally well with Rollins – especially on the ballads "When your Lover Has Gone" and "My Reverie", plus the lyrical "The Most Beautiful Girl In The World".  © 1996-2024, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Out of print 1996 Japanese pressing, includes obi. 20 bit mastering!)

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