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Old Flames Old Flames, a nearly all-ballads set from the foremost living improviser balances both strength and sensitivity and provides the tenor saxophonist...Old FlamesJazz Old Flames, a nearly all-ballads set from the foremost living improviser balances both strength and sensitivity and provides the tenor saxophonist...1994-01-14
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Old Flames

Genre: Jazz; Lead Performer: Sonny Rollins; Producer (group): Milestone

Old Flames, a nearly all-ballads set from the foremost living improviser balances both strength and sensitivity and provides the tenor saxophonist with the most thoughtful accompaniment he’s had on record in years. Savor pianist Tommy Flanagan’s eloquence on ”I See Your Face & Before Me,” taken at an exquisitely languid and wholly appropriate tempo, and Jimmy Heath’s brass choir on ”Prelude to a Kiss.” A