Sonny Rollins gives a fantastic bop treatment to the classic "It don't mean a thing".
Recorded live in Sweden, 1959.
Sonny Rollins - tenor sax
Henry Grimes - bass
Joe Harris - drums.
Theodore Walter "Sonny" Rollins (born September 7, 1930 in New York City) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist. Rollins is widely recognized as one of the most important and influential jazz musicians. A number of his compositions, including "St. Thomas", "Oleo", "Doxy", and "Airegin", have become jazz standards.