Sonny Rollins

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Voted by Miles Davis as the greatest tenor ever, an inventive saxophonist and an astonishing soloist.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Mambo Jazz 1951 Mambo Jazz Prestige
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Sonny Rollins with the Modern Jazz Quartet
1953 Sonny Rollins with the Modern Jazz Quartet Original Jazz Classics
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Sonny Rollins Quintet 1954 Sonny Rollins Quintet Prestige
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Moving Out
1954 Moving Out Fantasy / Prestige
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Work Time
1955 Work Time OJC
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Thelonious Monk & Sonny Rollins
1955 Thelonious Monk & Sonny Rollins Prestige / Original Jazz Classics
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Tour de Force
1956 Tour de Force Fantasy / OJC
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Sonny Rollins, Vol. 1
1956 Sonny Rollins, Vol. 1 Blue Note
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Tenor Madness
1956 Tenor Madness Original Jazz Classics
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Sonny Rollins Plus 4
1956 Sonny Rollins Plus 4 Original Jazz Classics
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Saxophone Colossus
1956 Saxophone Colossus Milestone / Universal Distribution
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Rollins Plays for Bird
1956 Rollins Plays for Bird Original Jazz Classics
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Way Out West
1957 Way Out West Original Jazz Classics
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Sonny Rollins, Vol. 2
1957 Sonny Rollins, Vol. 2 Blue Note
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Newk's Time
1957 Newk's Time Blue Note
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A Night at the Village Vanguard, Vol. 3 1957 A Night at the Village Vanguard, Vol. 3 Blue Note
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A Night at the Village Vanguard, Vol. 2
1957 A Night at the Village Vanguard, Vol. 2 Blue Note
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A Night at the Village Vanguard, Vol. 1
1957 A Night at the Village Vanguard, Vol. 1 Blue Note
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More from the Vanguard 1957 More from the Vanguard Blue Note
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Sonny Rollins Plays/Jimmy Cleveland Plays 1957 Sonny Rollins Plays/Jimmy Cleveland Plays Period
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Sonny Side Up
1957 Sonny Side Up Verve
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Sonny Boy
1957 Sonny Boy Fantasy / OJC
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Volume 2 1957 Volume 2
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The Sound of Sonny
1957 The Sound of Sonny Fantasy / Original Jazz Classics
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Duets
1957 Duets Verve
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Shadow Waltz
1958 Shadow Waltz Ais / Solar
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Sonny Rollins and the Big Brass
1958 Sonny Rollins and the Big Brass Universal Classics & Jazz / Verve
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Quartet 1958 Quartet Verve
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Freedom Suite
1958 Freedom Suite Fantasy / Original Jazz Classics
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Sonny Rollins at Music Inn 1958 Sonny Rollins at Music Inn Metrojazz
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Sonny Rollins and the Contemporary Leaders
1958 Sonny Rollins and the Contemporary Leaders Original Jazz Classics
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European Concerts 1958 European Concerts Band Stand
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Brass/Trio
1958 Brass/Trio Verve / Universal Distribution
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Alternate Takes 1958 Alternate Takes Contemporary Records
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In Stockholm (1959) 1959 In Stockholm (1959) Dragon
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Aix-En-Provence 1959 Aix-En-Provence Royal Jazz
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Saxes in Stereo 1959 Saxes in Stereo Riverside Records
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Sonny's Time 1962 Sonny's Time Jazzland
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What's New? 1962 What's New? Bluebird RCA
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The Quartets Featuring Jim Hall
1962 The Quartets Featuring Jim Hall Bluebird
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The Bridge
1962 The Bridge Bluebird / Bluebird RCA
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Stuttgart (1963) 1963 Stuttgart (1963) Jazz Anthology
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Live in Paris (1963) 1963 Live in Paris (1963) magnetic
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Sonny Meets Hawk!
1963 Sonny Meets Hawk! Tombstone
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Our Man in Jazz
1963 Our Man in Jazz BMG
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Three in Jazz 1964 Three in Jazz RCA
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Now's the Time
1964 Now's the Time BMG International
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All the Things You Are
1964 All the Things You Are Bluebird RCA
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There Will Never Be Another You
1965 There Will Never Be Another You MCA
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On Impulse
1965 On Impulse Impulse! / GRP
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Live in Europe (1965) 1965 Live in Europe (1965) Fruit Tree
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The Standard Sonny Rollins
1965 The Standard Sonny Rollins RCA Victor / RCA
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Alfie [Original Music from the Score]
1966 Alfie [Original Music from the Score] Impulse! / GRP
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East Broadway Run Down
1966 East Broadway Run Down Impulse!
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On the Outside
1966 On the Outside Bluebird
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Next Album
1972 Next Album Fantasy / Original Jazz Classics
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In Japan
1973 In Japan JVC Compact Discs
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Horn Culture
1973 Horn Culture Original Jazz Classics / Milestone
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The Cutting Edge
1974 The Cutting Edge Milestone
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Nucleus
1975 Nucleus Milestone
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The Way I Feel
1976 The Way I Feel Original Jazz Classics / Milestone
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Don't Stop the Carnival
1978 Don't Stop the Carnival Milestone
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Green Dolphin Street 1978 Green Dolphin Street Quintessence
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Easy Living
1978 Easy Living Fantasy
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Don't Ask
1979 Don't Ask Original Jazz Classics
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Love at First Sight
1980 Love at First Sight Original Jazz Classics
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No Problem
1982 No Problem Original Jazz Classics
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Reel Life
1983 Reel Life Milestone
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Sunny Days, Starry Nights
1984 Sunny Days, Starry Nights Milestone
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The Solo Album
1985 The Solo Album Original Jazz Classics
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G-Man
1986 G-Man Milestone
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Dancing in the Dark
1987 Dancing in the Dark Concord
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Sonny Rollins/Thad Jones
1988 Sonny Rollins/Thad Jones Jazz Archives (France)
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Falling in Love with Jazz
1989 Falling in Love with Jazz Milestone
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Here's to the People
1991 Here's to the People Milestone
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Old Flames
1993 Old Flames Universal Distribution
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The Meeting 1994 The Meeting All of Us
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Sonny Rollins Plus 3
1996 Sonny Rollins Plus 3 Milestone
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Global Warming
1998 Global Warming Milestone
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Jamey Aebersold Jazz: Sonny Rollins
2000 Jamey Aebersold Jazz: Sonny Rollins Jamey Aebersold
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This Is What I Do
2000 This Is What I Do Milestone
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Portrait 2003 Portrait
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Live in London
2004 Live in London Harkit Records
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Without a Song: The 9/11 Concert 2005 Without a Song: The 9/11 Concert Milestone
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Sonny, Please
2006 Sonny, Please Emarcy/Doxy / Doxy Records / Universal Distribution
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Soneymoon
2007 Soneymoon Get Back Records
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