Sonny Rollins: Way Out West Deluxe Edition Review

Between its cover shot of the iconic jazz saxophonist in a cowboy outfit, and songs titled “I’m An Old Cowhand,” “Wagon Wheels,” and “Way Out West,” Sonny Rollins’ album Way Out West probably seemed a bit odd when it came ...CONTINUE

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15 Best Live Albums You’ve Never Heard

Ever since I got into music in the late-’70s, I’ve been a big fan live album. But I’m also very particular when it comes to them; I only like them if they’re organic, cruelty free, and soundboard-to-stereo. In other words, ...CONTINUE

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Sonny Rollins/Don Cherry: Complete Live At The Village Gate 1962 Review

 

In July of 1962, saxophonist Sonny Rollins was joined by cornetist Don Cherry, bassist Bob Cranshaw, and drummer Billy Higgins for a four night stand at New York City’s Village Gate. But while this quartet performed twenty songs during ...CONTINUE

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