This DVD features two intimate concerts filmed in the ’60s for Danish television at he pinnacle of one of Sonny Rollin’s most creative periods. Rollins is joined by some of the most legendary sidemen in history.
The performances on this DVD feature two incredible versions of his signature tune “St. Thomas” and reinforce why Rollins’ incomparable style and genius continue to influence new generations of young jazz musicians.
“The release of JAZZ ICONS is like the unearthing of a musical time capsule – an audio visual treasure trove of the music that changed the world. From an educational standpoint this series is a gift to our culture.” Quincy Jones