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Thats Earl, Brother - Sonny Stitt - Sax O Bebop (CD)

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  1. Sonny Stitt made more records as a leader than any other jazz instrumentatlist. Although eclipsed in his era by the extraordinary attention focused on Charlie Parker, Stitt was highly admired by both fans and musicians. Stitt could rip through an up-tempo bebop stanza, then turn around and play a shivering, captivating ballad. Stitt was a.
  2. Apr 26,  · View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Paper Sleeve CD release of Sonny Stitt Plays on Discogs.
  3. Sonny Stitt (who sticks reissue to tenor here) meets up with organist Brother Jack McDuff (along with guitarist Eddie Diehl, drummer Art Taylor, and Ray Barretto on congas) for a spirited outing. Two standards -- "All of Me" and "Time After Time") -- are performed with a variety of blues-based originals and the music always swings in a soulful, boppish way.
  4. Oct 26,  · Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt - Boss Tenors: Straight Ahead from Chicago, Stitt does stellar work on both tenor and alto on this date. It's really cool to hear the contrast between the two players - Ammons is all bombast and in-your-face, ballsy tenor fire while Stitt is agile and almost whimsical at times on both horns.
  5. Mar 30,  · Sonny Stitt performs the all time jazz classic tune "Body & Soul" (written in by Edward Heyman), included in his album "New York Jazz" Original: Remastered audio CD.
  6. Sonny Stitt (tenor and alto saxophonist) was born Edward Boatner Jr. on February 2, in in Boston, Massachusetts and grew up in Saginaw, Michigan. He had a musical background; his father, Edward Boatner, was a baritone singer, composer and college music professor, his brother was a classically trained pianist, and his mother was a piano.
  7. Edward Hammond Boatner Jr., known professionally as Sonny Stitt, was an American jazz saxophonist of the bebop/hard bop idiom. Known for his warm tone, he wa.
  8. Jun 29,  · View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Sonny Stitt Plays on Discogs.
  9. Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about Sonny Stitt - Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt at Discogs. Complete your Sonny Stitt collection.

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