Rollins, Sonny Trio & Horace Silver Quintet Zurich 1959
Review: obscure radio tapes of short sets by two of the giants of jazz. Rollins plays his ass off as the only instrument up front and his trio cooks right with him. Silver shines with his stellar quintet.
If You Like: needs no introduction
Favorite Tracks: (1) I Remember You (4) Oleo (5) Will You Still Be Mine (7) Cool Eyes (8) Shirl (p-b-dm) (10) Senor Blues
Track Review: (Sonny Rollins:) 1/ sax starts> uptempo> quick stop 2/ sax starts> uptempo> bass solo> fade 3/ sax starts> slow tempo> fade 4/ sax starts> fast tempo> quick stop sax starts> midtempo moves uptempo> quick stop (Horace Silver:) 6/ swax starts> midtempo> crescendo end 7/ drums/horns start> uptempo > false stop crescendo end and two notes 8/ piano starts> slow tempo> slow fade 9/ piano starts> uptempo> quick stop 10/ piano starts> uptempo> false stop> drum roll ends