George Klein continues his 6-part feature on tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins in conjunction with his upcoming appearance at the Ann Arbor Summer Festival. This is the 5th hour of the feature and focuses on Sonny’s return to activity after voluntary retirement in 1959. The focus is on the album The Bridge in 1962 and a collaboration with Coleman Hawkins. This hour also emphasizes Information about the Frog Island Music Festival going on at the very same time, including live drop-in conversations with Linda Yohn at the festival site and portions of performances happening live at that time.
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
THE GROOVE YARD 157
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, June 16, 1991 
Sonny Rollins: Without a Song
Sonny Rollins: The Bridge
Sonny Rollins: Don’t Stop the Carnival
Sonny Rollins: The Night has a Thousand Eyes
Jay Caldwell & the Gospel Ambassadors performing live @ Frog Island
Sonny Rollins & Coleman Hawkins: Just Friends
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by George Klein in Ypsilanti MI
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
© 1991, 2022 George Klein. Used with permission.