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"Sonny Rollins - The Sound of Sonny Rollins #140"

SONNY ROLLINS - SOUNDS OF SONNY - 45 RPM SEALED 2 LP SET LIMITED EDITION NUMBERED #140 OF THE 1000 PIECES EVER PRESSED. Here's How it was done: Using only the original analog master tapes, the renowned team of Steve Hoffman & Kevin Gray remastered and cut all of the titles at AcousTech Mastering, which features a pure Class-A disc-cutting system. AcousTech is located at Record Technology, Inc. the plant where the vinyl was pressed. It is a tremendous sonic advantage to have the pressing plant plating department & mastering room in the same facility as Steve & Kevin could cut a lacquer and plated immediately. This prevents the degradation of the grooves in a lacquer which is very fragile to quick deterioration. And of course cutting at 45 speed is the audiophile choice for the highes quality. A 45-RPM record is sonically superior to a 33 1/3 variety because of a 35 percent reduction of groove curvature compared to a 33 1/3 cut.. It means that while you can't fit as much music into a 45, the undukations of the groove that your cartridge has to track are stretched over a longer distance. For these reissues, the music was displaced onto four sides, meaning each side contains about 10 minutes of music. This is the ultimate reissues. The only way you'll get closer to this classic music is to listen to the master tapes or have been in the studio with the artist originally during the actual session. 45 Speed - 2 Sealed LP Set - #140 Sonny Rollins was only 26 years old when he recorded this, his first Riverside album, but he was an eight-year veteran of the jazz big leagues. He had worked with Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis and the Clifford Brown-Max Roach Group, among others. His style, personal and eccentric but deeply rooted in the jazz tradition and in American popular song, made him the most talked-about young tenor saxophonist in the mid-1950s. Like all great jazz improvisers, he communicated through his instrument in a way that made listeners feel he was speaking to them. The stories he told were delivered with energy, swing and wry good humor. He gave the layman a frame of reference by using familiar material like the standard songs here for explorations full of excitement and adventure. Supported by a blue-ribbon rhythm section, this is young Sonny Rollins at his best. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Track Listings 1. The Last Time I Saw Paris 2. Just in Time 3. Toot, Toot, Tootsie, Goodbye 4. What Is There to Say? 5. Dearly Beloved 6. Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye 7. Cutie 8. It Could Happen to You 9. Mangos 10. Funky Hotel Blues Check out Mymusicfix E-Bay Store for additional 45 RPM or heavy Audiophile vinyl, as well as Long Out of Print 24-Karat Gold CDs. We are known for our Out of Print offerings on E-Bay. Check out Mymusicfix E-Bay Store for additional Audiophile Vinyl by hitting to view our current items up on E-Bay. Mymusicfix2@msn.com has been told we have the best collection of Rare, Out of Print music collectibles on E-Bay. For any information of any one of these items, please call 949 454-8577 or fax us at 949 454-9972 Monday through Friday Pacific Standard Time USA SHIPPING AND PAYMENT: $10.50 via UPS Ground/Insured within Continental USA only - boxed protectively (best packaging in the business) - Alaska/ Hawaii via Priority Mail/Insured e-mail for quote. PayPal WITIH CONFIRMED SHIPPING ADDRESS or Money Order INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING AND PAYMENT: International via US Postal Service Airmail Letter/Parcel Post shipped every Wednesday morning. Must e-mail for shipping quote. PayPal WITH CONFIRMED SHIPPING ADDRESS or INSURED SHIPPING; otherwise International Money Order in U.S. Dollars 45LP
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