Product Code: OJC 291`
Artist: Sonny Rollins
Origin: USA
Label: Original Jazz Classics (1987)
Format: LP
Availability: In Stock
Condition:
Cover: NM (M-)
Record: NM (M-)
Genre: Jazz U

Saxophone Colossus

Very smart clean vinyl and cover which is still in shrink.

Saxophone Colossus is a studio album by American jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins. It was recorded on June 22, 1956, with producers Bob Weinstock and Rudy Van Gelder at the latter's studio in Hackensack, New Jersey. Rollins led a quartet on the album that included pianist Tommy Flanagan, bassist Doug Watkins, and drummer Max Roach. Saxophone Colossus was released by Prestige Records to critical success and helped establish Rollins as a prominent jazz artist.[2]

In 2017, Saxophone Colossus was selected for preservation in the National Recording Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or artistically significant."[3]