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37 of 40 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A defining album plus lots more...
This 2 CD set nicely and distinctively packaged has a total running time of approx 110 minutes. Of major interest to collectors of jazz sax is the Prestige Records album dating from 1956 entitled "Saxophone Colossus" on CD1 which with its 5 tracks and quartet setting of Sonny Rollis on tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan on piano; Doug Watkins on bass & Max Roach on drums...
Published on 12 July 2010 by C. FULLER

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2.0 out of 5 stars The music is great. But this is a gray area copyright expiration schlock release
Great early sessions by Sonny Rollins. If you're even looking at this release, you already know that.

My review, and the 2 star rating, is based on the fact that this is another gray area copyright-expiration release. And my severe annoyance at the claim that this has been "digitally remastered." Oh really? Because the company that issued this doesn't have...
Published on 22 Mar 2012 by David Pearlman


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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Sonny still shining!, 1 Feb 2013
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This review is from: Saxophone Colossus (Audio CD)
Like some tracks more than others- prefer SR's more experimental work but there are some real classics on this disc.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Colossus, 4 Aug 2012
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Fenomenal obra de Rollins, muy bueno, quizá la grabación podría haber sido mejor, no se que más decir, me gusta Sonny Rollins como casi todo el Jazz clásico.
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5.0 out of 5 stars The Music is Great!, However..., 20 Aug 2011
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Roger Cawkwell (London, UK) - See all my reviews
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I wish Amazon employees could spell, even when the long difficult words are there in front of them & just have to be copied.
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