Milestone Jazzstars Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: September and October 1978
Location: Masonic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA
Label: Milestone

Milestone Jazz Stars (ldr), Sonny Rollins (ss, ts), McCoy Tyner (p), Ron Carter (b), Al Foster (d)

a. a-01    The Cutting Edge - 10:55  (Sonny Rollins)
     Milestone LP 12": M 55006 — In Concert   
     Milestone CD: MCD 55006-2 — In Concert   (1991)
b. a-02    Alone Together - 9:18  (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
     Milestone LP 12": M 55006 — In Concert   
     Milestone CD: MCD 55006-2 — In Concert   (1991)
c. b-01    Continuum - 5:47  (Sonny Rollins)
     Milestone LP 12": M 55006 — In Concert   
     Milestone CD: MCD 55006-2 — In Concert   (1991)
d. b-02    Nubia - 15:03  (McCoy Tyner)
     Milestone LP 12": M 55006 — In Concert   
     Milestone CD: MCD 55006-2 — In Concert   (1991)
e. c-01    N. O. Blues - 11:20  (Ron Carter)
     Milestone LP 12": M 55006 — In Concert   
     Milestone CD: MCD 55006-2 — In Concert   (1991)
f. c-02    Willow, Weep For Me - 10:16  (Ann Ronell)
     Milestone LP 12": M 55006 — In Concert   
g. d-01    In A Sentimental Mood - 9:26  (Duke Ellington, Manny Kurtz, Irving Mills)
     Milestone LP 12": M 55006 — In Concert   
     Milestone CD: MCD 55006-2 — In Concert   (1991)
h. d-02    A Little Pianissimo - 8:21  (McCoy Tyner)
     Milestone LP 12": M 55006 — In Concert   
     Milestone CD: MCD 55006-2 — In Concert   (1991)
i. d-03    Don't Stop The Carnival - 6:53  (Traditional)
     Milestone LP 12": M 55006 — In Concert   
     Milestone CD: MCD 55006-2 — In Concert   (1991)
j.    alt Nubia - 13:19  (McCoy Tyner)
k.     Once I Loved [aka O Amor Em Paz] - 11:54  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Ray Gilbert)
l.     Will You Still Be Mine - 8:12  (Matt Dennis, Tom Adair)
m.     I Mean You - 7:48  (Thelonious Monk)
n.     N. O. Blues - 11:17  (Ron Carter)
All titles on:      Milestone CD: — In Concert   (1999)

Sonny Rollins (ss) on d, j; (ts) on a, c, e, g, i, k, m-n; McCoy Tyner (p) on a-b, d-e, g-h, j-k, m-n; Ron Carter (b) on a-b, d-f, i-n; Al Foster (d) on a, d-e, i-k, m-n.

Also recorded at Union Theater, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, CT. No details on specifics.

LP and first CD issue use edit (7:00) of "In A Sentimental Mood".


Date: October 9, 1978
Location: Hill Auditorium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Label: [radio broadcast]

Milestone Jazz Stars (ldr), Sonny Rollins (ss, ts), McCoy Tyner (p), Ron Carter (b), Al Foster (d)

a. I - 01    The Cutting Edge - 11:18  (Sonny Rollins)
b. I - 02    In A Sentimental Mood - 11:55  (Duke Ellington, Manny Kurtz, Irving Mills)
c. I - 03    Once I Loved [aka O Amor Em Paz] - 15:05  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Ray Gilbert)
d. I - 04    Blue Monk - 9:47  (Thelonious Monk)
e. I - 05    Nubia - 17:56  (McCoy Tyner)
f. II - 01    Sophisticated Lady - 12:58  (Duke Ellington, Mitchell Parish, Irving Mills)
g. II - 02    Don't Stop The Carnival - 8:31  (Traditional)
h. II - 03    Alone Together - 13:40  (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
i. II - 04    Continuum - 9:50  (Sonny Rollins)
j. II - 05    N. O. Blues - 12:20  (Ron Carter)
k. III - 01    Impressions - 11:14  (John Coltrane)

Sonny Rollins (ss) on e; (ts) on a-b, f-g, i-k; McCoy Tyner (p) on a-c, e-f, h, j-k; Ron Carter (b) on a, c-h, j-k; Al Foster (d) on a, c, e-g, j-k.

Broadcast live on WBCN-FM.


Date: October 19, 1978
Location: Symphony Hall, Boston, MA
Label: [private recording]

Milestone Jazz Stars (ldr), Sonny Rollins (ss, ts), McCoy Tyner (p), Ron Carter (b), Al Foster (d)

a. I - 01    The Cutting Edge - 13:08  (Sonny Rollins)
b. I - 02    In A Sentimental Mood - 9:16  (Duke Ellington, Manny Kurtz, Irving Mills)
c. I - 03    Once I Loved [aka O Amor Em Paz] - 13:21  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius DeMoraes, Ray Gilbert)
d. I - 04    Willow, Weep For Me - 12:22  (Ann Ronell)
e. I - 05    Nubia - 19:06  (McCoy Tyner)
f. II - 01    A Little Pianissimo - 13:02  (McCoy Tyner)
g. II - 02    Don't Stop The Carnival - 9:03  (Traditional)
h. II - 03    Alone Together - 11:16  (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
i. II - 04    Continuum - 11:23  (Sonny Rollins)
j. II - 05    N. O. Blues - 12:09  (Ron Carter)
k. III - 01    Impressions - 16:07  (John Coltrane)

Sonny Rollins (ss) on e; (ts) on a-c, g, i-k; McCoy Tyner (p) on a-c, e-h, j-k; Ron Carter (b) on a, c-e, g-h, j-k; Al Foster (d) on a, c, e, g, j-k.

A spoken introduction by Eric Jackson (1:21) precedes the first selection.