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Sonny Stitt

One of the great jazz gladiators, saxophonist Sonny Stitt (1924-82) loved to lock horns with the biggest names around - Sonny Rollins, Stan Getz, Oscar Peterson and Dizzy Gillespie. Geoffrey Smith selects some vintage encounters.

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Sun 13 May 2018 00:00

Music Played

  • Sonny Stitt & Bud Powell

    Fine and Dandy

    Performer: Bud Powell. Performer: Sonny Stitt. Performer: Curley Russell. Performer: Max Roach.
    • All God's Chillun Got Rhythm.
    • PRESTIGE RECORDS.
    • 5.
  • Sonny Stitt

    I Got Rhythm

    Performer: Barry Harris. Performer: Sonny Stitt. Performer: Sam Jones. Performer: Alan Dawson.
    • Tune Up.
    • Muse Records.
    • 7.
  • Dizzy Gillespie

    Oop-Bop-Sh'Bam

    Performer: Kenny Clarke. Performer: Al Haig. Performer: Milt Jackson. Performer: Ray Brown. Performer: Dizzy Gillespie.
    • The Small Groups 1945-1946 Original Recordings.
    • Phoenix Records.
    • 6.
  • Sonny Stitt & J.J.Johnson

    A Lazy Afternoon In Paris

    Performer: Sonny Stitt. Performer: Nelson Boyd. Performer: J.J. Johnson. Performer: Max Roach.
    • All God's Chillun Got Rhythm.
    • Prestige.
    • 10.
  • Sonny Stitt

    Blues For Bags

    Performer: Sonny Stitt. Performer: Herb Ellis. Performer: Stan Levey. Performer: Oscar Peterson. Performer: Roy Eldridge. Performer: Ray Brown.
    • Only the Blues.
    • Fresh Sound Records.
    • 4.
  • Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt

    Dumplin'

    Performer: Sonny Stitt. Performer: Gene Ammons. Performer: “Brother” Jack McDuff. Performer: Charlie Persip.
    • Soul Summit.
    • Prestige.
    • 2.
  • Giants of Jazz

    Don't Blame Me

    Performer: Sonny Stitt. Performer: Al McKibbon. Performer: Art Blakey. Performer: Thelonious Monk.
    • Giants of Jazz.
    • Concord Jazz.
  • Sonny Stitt, Sonny Rollins & Dizzy Gillespie

    Eternal Triangle

    • Sonny Side Up.
    • Verve.
    • 2.

Playlist

Oop-Bop-Sh'Bam
Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt

Gillespie/Brown/Fuller
2.52
Phoenix Records LP-2.  A6
Kenny Clarke, Al Haig, Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, Dizzy Gillespie

Fine and Dandy
Sonny Stitt, Bud Powell

Kay Swift/Paul James
2.40
Prestige OJCCD0092
Sonny Stitt, Bud Powell, Curley Russell, Max Roach

A Lazy Afternoon in Paris
Sonny Stitt and J J Johnson
Lewis, John
3.00
Prestige OJCCD-0092
Sonny Stitt, J J Johnson

Blues for Bags
Sonny Stitt
Sonny Stitt
10.39
Fresh Sound Records FSR-CD 563

Dumplin’
Sonny Stitt
Sonny Stitt/Gene Ammons
4.53
Prestige PRLP 7234. A2

I Got Rhythm
Sonny Stitt

Gershwin
9.41
Muse MCDF5334

Don’t Blame Me
Sonny Stitt

D Fields/J McHugh
3.34
Sonny Stitt, Dizzy Gillespie

The Eternal Triangle
Sonny Stitt

Sonny Stitt
14.13
Verve 8256-742
Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt, Sonny Rollins

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