Sonny Rollins - Rollins In Holland - New 2CD
Format: New 2CD Label: Resonance Cat. No. HCD2048 Barcode: 712758040589 Released: 04/12/2020
Rollins In Holland: The 1967 Studio and Live Recordings is Resonance Records’ first archival release from the Saxophone Colossus himself, Sonny Rollins.
Released in partnership with the Nederlands Jazz Archief, this deluxe 2CD is officially sanctioned by Rollins and is comprised of three different previously unissued performances with bassist Ruud Jacobs and drummer Han Bennink in May of 1967 at Vara Studio in Hilversum, the Arnhem Academy of Visual Arts in Arnhem and a televised performance at the Go-Go Club in Loosdrecht.
Rollins In Holland includes an extensive booklet with never-before-published photos from each venue; essays by Aidan Levy (currently writing a biography of Sonny Rollins for Da Capo Press) and Dutch jazz journalist / producer Frank Jochemsen; plus interviews with Sonny Rollins, Han Bennink, a remembrance of Ruud Jacobs and more.
Meticulous high-res transfer and sound restoration from the original tape reels.