Sonny Rollins – What’s New? original Japan LP with obi

$195.00

Free U.S. shipping!  An original Japanese pressing of the 1962 LP What’s New? by Sonny Rollins, including the original obi.

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Offered for sale is an original Japanese pressing of What’s New? by Sonny Rollins, including the original obi.

About this copy: This copy of What’s New? is a 1962 pressing on the Victor label.

The cover is M- with a couple of staple holes in the upper right hand corner.   The nearly-always-missing obi is VG+, with slight discoloration and a small 1/2″ (1 cm) split at the top edge.  The original paper inner sleeve is included.

This LP was issued without an insert.

The disc is VG++ and very close to M- with a couple of very faint scuffs from the original paper inner sleeve.  There are a couple of spindle marks on the labels.  This is a very clean record that appears to have only been played a few times.

A beautiful copy of a very rare Sonny Rollins LP.

Background: Released in 1962, What’s New? was the twenty-first album by Sonny Rollins.

Allmusic.com gave What’s New? a 4 1/2 star review:

Tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins returned from a self-imposed two-year sabbatical in 1962 with a fury, recording prolifically and exploring various directions from outside to inside. The five cuts on this LP were originally recorded in New York, with Rollins mixing standards and originals and providing his take on what was then an exploding trend, the bossa nova. Rollins’ characteristically huge tone, relentless harmonic and rhythmic inventiveness, and fierce solos were consistently impressive. Not only did he state the melody clearly and superbly, but his ideas and pacing were remarkable; no solo rambled and his phrases were lean, thick and furious. While this wasn’t in the class of Rollins’ late-’50s epics, it was a well-done date.

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Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Victor
Catalog Number:
SHP-5120
Year of Release: 1962
Format: Stereo
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Weight 7 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in