The Bridge

Sonny Rollins - The Bridge
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April 7, 1962 / Release Date
LP / Format
- / Label
Jazz, Hard Bop / Genres
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The History of the Albums – n° 195

Little by little from the end of 1957, Sonny Rollins was no longer one of the leading jazzmen. He did not disappear completely, far from it, but nevertheless he went from an indispensable leader and innovator to a renowned jazzman. When he arrived with his album The Bridges (1962), even if we are far from the level of his best classics, it had been a long time since he had offered us some of his best. Among the different explanations, we find first ... read more
Although many of the songs offer some really nice melodies and interesting passages it often comes off as times as not as engaging has his other works especially next to Saxophone Colossus, but overall a nice mellow Hard Bop release.

Track Review

Without a Song 7.5/10.
Where Are You 8/10
John S. 7/10
The Bridge 7.5/10.
God Bless the Child 8.5/10.
You Do Something to Me 7/10

Average: 7.6/10
Fav Songs: Without a Song, Where Are You, John S.
Nice melodies but sometimes a little boring. The more energetic moments were the best.
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royalflush, Chris Coltrane

Added on: January 3, 2017