Sonny Rollins' 1974 appearance at the Montreux Jazz Festival was warmly received. Joined by his usual band of the period (pianist Stanley Cowell, guitarist Masuo, electric bassist Bob Cranshaw, drummer David Lee, and percussionist Mtume), Rollins manages to turn such unlikely material as "To a Wild Rose" and "A House Is Not a Home" into jazz. The world's only jazz bagpipe player (Rufus Harley) makes his presence felt on "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot."
One of Sonny Rollins' lesser sets of the 1970s, this LP matches his tenor with the dated electric keyboards of Patrice Rushen, guitarist Lee Ritenour, either Alex Blake or Charles Meeks on bass, drummer Billy Cobham, and percussionist Bill Summers. There are some moments of interest mostly due to Rollins' sound and his melodic playing.