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Sonny Stitt

Real Name:Edward Hammond Boatner Jr.
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American jazz musician, playing the alto and the tenor saxophone. Son of Edward Boatner.

Born: February 2, 1924, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Died: July 22, 1982, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

Sonny Stitt established himself on the American jazz scene in the 60's before making an impact on the UK jazz funk scene during the mid-70's.

Prior to these recordings, Sonny Stitt recorded in the 40's for Tiny Bradshaw's band.

Sites:sonnystitt.com , Wikipedia , adp.library.ucsb.edu
Aliases:Lord Nelson (6)
In Groups:Art Blakey Quartet, Be Bop Boys, Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra, Bud Powell Quartet, Dizzy Gillespie - Sonny Stitt Quintet, Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra, Dizzy Gillespie Big Band, Dizzy Gillespie Sextet, Gene Ammons - Sonny Stitt Quintet, Gene Ammons - Sonny Stitt Septet, Gene Ammons And His Band, Gene Ammons Sextet, Gil Fuller's Modernists, J.J. Johnson All Stars, J.J. Johnson's Boppers, Jimmy Dale Band, Kenny Clarke And His 52nd Street Boys, Lord Nelson And His Boppers, Newport Parker Tribute All Stars, Quincy Jones' All Star Big Band
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