Personnel: Sonny Rollins (soprano & tenor saxophones); Walter Davis, Jr. (piano, electric piano); Mtume (piano, percussion); Masou (guitar); Bob Cranshaw (bass); David Lee (drums).
Recorded at CI Recording, New York, New York in April, June and July 1973. Originally released on Milestone (9051).
Digitally remastered by Phil De Lancie (1992, Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California).
Personnel: Sonny Rollins (soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone); Yoshiaki Masuo (guitar); Walter Davis, Jr. (piano, electric piano); Mtume (piano, percussion); Bob Cranshaw (electric bass, bass guitar); David Cory Lee, David Lee (drums); James Mtume (percussion).
Audio Remixer: Elvin Campbell.
Recording information: C 1 Recording, New York, NY (04/1973-07/1973); Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA (04/1973-07/1973).
Photographer: Arnold Newman.
Unknown Contributor Roles: David Lee ; Walter Davis, Jr.
This decent effort from Sonny Rollins finds the classic tenor saxophonist at his best on "Good Morning Heartache" and "God Bless the Child" although some of his own originals seem a touch lightweight. His backup band (which includes keyboardist Walter Davis, Jr., and guitarist Masuo) is supportive but somewhat anonymous. Nothing too essential occurs but the music is generally enjoyable. ~ Scott Yanow