Tenor Madness Solo

Sonny Rollins

 

Antibes Jazz Festival,
France, 2005

Written and recorded in 1956 by Sonny Rollins for his eponymous album, released the same year, “Tenor Madness” is the only recording featuring both John Coltrane and Rollins. At the time the two had serious experience collaborating with other giants like Thelonious Monk and Miles Davis.

Personnel:

Clifton Anderson, trombone
Sonny Rollins, tenor sax
Bobby Broom, electric guitar
Bob Cranshaw, acoustic double bass
Steve Jordan, drums
Kimati Dinizulu, percussion

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