The Complete Night At the Village Vanguard

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The Complete Night At the Village Vanguard 2:11:56 $33.98
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# Track Title Length Format Sample Rate Price
1 A Night in Tunisia (Afternoon) 8:16 192/24 Album only
2 I've Got You Under My Skin (Afternoon) 10:03 192/24 Album only
3 A Night in Tunisia (Evening) 9:03 192/24 Album only
4 Softly As in a Morning Sunrise (Evening) 6:43 192/24 Album only
5 Four (Evening) 8:26 192/24 Album only
6 Introduction (#1) 0:20 192/24 Album only
7 Woody 'N You (Evening) 8:29 192/24 Album only
8 Introduction (#2) 0:36 192/24 Album only
9 Old Devil Moon (Evening) 8:21 192/24 Album only
10 What Is This Thing Called Love? (Evening) 14:03 192/24 Album only
11 Softly As in a Morning Sunrise (Alternate) 8:03 192/24 Album only
12 Sonnymoon for Two (Evening) 8:46 192/24 Album only
13 I Can't Get Started (Evening) 4:54 192/24 Album only
14 I'll Remember April (Evening) 9:20 192/24 Album only
15 Get Happy (Evening Long Version) 9:08 192/24 Album only
16 Striver's Row (Evening) 5:59 192/24 Album only
17 All the Things You Are (Evening) 6:46 192/24 Album only
18 Get Happy (Evening Short Version) 4:40 192/24 Album only

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The album is accompanied by its original sleeve notes plus additional photos and newly-written package essays.

Please note that this album is in MONO.

Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone)
Donald Bailey (bass - afternoon set)
Wilbur Ware (bass - evening set)
Pete La Roca (drums - afternoon set)
Elvin Jones (drums - evening set)

Recorded November 3, 1957 in the Village Vanguard, NYC

Produced by Alfred Lion

Originally released as Blue Note BLP 1581

The Village Vanguard has been home to some of jazz's finest performances. Rollins' appearance at the legendary venue in 1957 proved he was one of post-bop's most inventive and agile soloists. In peak form, Rollins enlisted two different bands for the historic shows. The afternoon show featured Donald Bailey on bass and Pete La Roca on drums, while the evening show featured bassist Wilbur Ware and drummer Elvin Jones. The ensemble dazzles with tunes including "A Night in Tunisia," "Woody 'N You" and "I Can't Get Started."

His tone was full and sexy and rough and exciting on this evening in November, 1957, and so was his genius. - All About Jazz