Annotation

* recorded May 24, 1956

  • Monaural
  • Prestige CD Masterpiece Series
  • original recording owned by Fantasy Records Inc, USA
  • manufactured and distributed by Victor Musical Industries Inc, Japan

Additional:
The VICJ release is K2 HD mastered, possibly a limited edition.
SVICJ-41002 is a three discs bundle called Sonny Rollins, containing:
* Saxophone Colossus
* Tenor Madness
* Worktime

Annotation last modified on 2014-08-05 08:38 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Tenor Madness 12:16
2 When Your Lover Has Gone 6:13
3 Paul's Pal 5:12
4 My Reverie 6:08
5 The Most Beautiful Girl in the World 5:35

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Philly Joe Jones (US jazz drummer) (1956-05-24) (tracks 1–5)
bass:
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (tracks 1–5)
double bass:
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (1956-05-24) (tracks 1–5)
piano:
Red Garland (1956-05-24) (tracks 1–5)
tenor saxophone:
John Coltrane (tracks 1–5)
Sonny Rollins (1956-05-24) (tracks 1–5)
composer:
James Horner (track 2)
Richard Rodgers (track 5)
Sonny Rollins (tracks 1, 3, 3)
Einar Aaron Swan (track 2)
Claude Debussy (1890) (tracks 4, 4)
guest tenor saxophone:
John Coltrane (1956-05-24) (track 1)
lyricist:
Lorenz Hart (track 5)
Einar Aaron Swan (track 2)
Larry Clinton (1938) (tracks 4, 4)
producer:
Bob Weinstock (tracks 1–5)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (tracks 1–5)
writer:
André Baruch (tracks 4, 4)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1956-05-24) (tracks 1–5)
cover recording of:
My Reverie (english lyrics) (1956-05-24) (track 4)
Paul's Pal (1956-05-24) (track 3)
instrumental cover recording of:
My Reverie (english lyrics) (track 4)
The Most Beautiful Girl in the World (1956-05-24) (track 5)
When Your Lover Has Gone (1956-05-24) (track 2)
is based on:
Rêverie, L. 68, CD 76 (for piano) (tracks 4, 4)
part of:
Jumbo (track 5)
recording of:
Paul's Pal (track 3)
Tenor Madness (1956-05-24) (track 1)

Release

liner notes:Ira Gitler
engineer:Rudy van Gelder
producer:Bob Weinstock