Note: 2 light surface marks on side 1; sticker shadow and pen marks on upper right corner of back cover.
Original Pressing from Rollins! With Catalogue number misprint! Cover reads â€œLP 7020â€ correct number is â€œLP 7029â€. Correct number on labels! Yellow and black deep groove labels with fireworks. Center of label reads: Prestige Records INC. 446 W. 50th St., N.Y.C. RVG etched in the run-out. Photo art by Gil MellÃ©!
Personnel includes: Sonny Rollins Quartet: Sonny Rollins, tenor saxophone; Kenny Drew, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Art Blakey, drums (tracks A5, A6, B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B6) [recorded December 17, 1951]. Sonny Rollins, tenor saxophone; Miles Davis, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Roy Haynes, drums (tracks B7) [recorded January 17, 1951]. Sonny Rollins and the Modern Jazz Quartet: Sonny Rollins, tenor saxophone; John Lewis, piano; Milt Jackson, vibes; Percy Heath, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums (tracks A1, A2, A3, A4) [recorded October 7, 1953].