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Cherokee [Album Version]
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Sonny Side [Album Version]
3
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
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Steamline
5
Moten Swing

Albums

  • Sonny Stitt / First Recordings

    Feb 2019 • 10 songs

  • In A Mellow Tone: The Best Of

    Aug 2018 • 8 songs

  • Dumpy Mama

    Jun 2018 • 5 songs

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  • Sonny Stitt
  • Biography

    Charlie Parker has had many admirers and his influence can be detected in numerous styles, but few have been as avid a disciple as Sonny Stitt. There was almost note-for-note imitation in several early Stitt solos, and the closeness remained until Stitt began de-emphasizing the alto in favor of the tenor, on which he artfully combined the influences of Parker and Lester Young. Stitt gradually developed his own sound and style, though he was never far from Parker on any alto solo. A wonderful blues and ballad player whose approach influenced John Coltrane, Stitt could rip throu...
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