Sonny Rollins – 1957 Mint 1st Press ‘The Sound of Sonny’ LP / DG, White Labels / Riverside 12-241

A superb mono first pressing of Sonny Rollins’ 1957 album The Sound of Sonny, on Riverside Records. We’d guess the Mint to Near Mint disc, with white deep groove labels, has been played no more than once or twice.  The playing surface is unblemished save for one short, extremely minor superficial scuff, that may have […]

Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins – Ultra Rare 1954 New York Bebop Concert Poster

An extremely rare and important concert poster advertising the October, 1954 “Great Moderns In Jazz” concert at New York’s Town Hall.  This show featured some of the most important Jazz  artists of all time–Charlie Parker, Sonny Rollins, Thelonious Monk, Art Farmer, and Horace Silver, with Jimmy Raney and Hall Overton.  Charlie Parker concert posters are […]

Sonny Rollins – Signed Japanese “The Bridge” LP

A Japanese pressing of Sonny Rollins’ classic album The Bridge, signed boldly on the front cover by Rollins to a fan. Rollins has written “To Shitani, Sonny Rollins 1979″ in black sharpie; the very large signature is 4″ across and 6” tall.  At the bottom of the front cover the recipient has written neatly in […]