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Thelonious Monk: The Complete Prestige 10-inch LP Collection

Five early, groundbreaking LPs by the legendary Thelonious Monk have been assembled as part of a sumptuous new box set.

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Bud Powell: Un Poco Loco

In between stays at mental institutions for schizophrenia, Powell left behind a remarkable legacy. Sadly, he hasn’t received the same widespread admiration that his close friend Thelonious Monk secured. But to true fans of the jazz genre, Powell is revered.

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Sonny Rollins, Still Living the Well-Lived Life

Sonny Rollins is the rarest of birds: the enlightened being who figured out early on how to live life in full, on his own terms, and has never strayed from that almost monastic path.

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Jazz Icons: Sonny Rollins Live in '65 & '68

In his mid and late-30s, Sony Rollins was playing with the intelligence of age but the still blazing heat of youth.

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Sonny Rollins: Saxophone Colossus

There are many good reasons to get to know Rollins and his music on a deeper level, but this film is not the means for attaining that knowledge.

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Sonny Rollins: Road Shows, Vol. 1

Given the dearth of material Sonny Rollins had to choose from and his sharp attention to quality, Road Shows, Vol. 1 represents some of the best music the saxophone colossus has released to date, which should come as no surprise.

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Sonny Rollins: Tenor Madness

This pitch-perfect remaster from the original engineer is front-loaded with one of the most significant meetings in musical history, and doesn't disappoint on the back-end despite the strong start.

Michael Patrick Brady
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Sonny Rollins: Essential Sonny Rollins: The RCA Years

If you don't need to have every one of his best performances for the label, this is one of three double CD sets with equal claims to quality. High claims if you have no Rollins yet!

Robert R. Calder
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Sonny Rollins: Without a Song

The Tenor Titan presents a live program of typical strength but also typical... typicalness?"

Will Layman
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