Sonny Stitt

Real Name:
Edward Boatner
Profile:
American jazz musician, playing the alto and the tenor saxophone.

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.
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PRLP 107 Battle Of The Saxes — Sonny Stitt Gene Ammons vs. Sonny Stitt Gene Ammons vs. Sonny Stitt - Battle Of The Saxes Prestige PRLP 107 US 1951 Sell This Version
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NJLP 103 Sonny Stitt And Bud Powell Quartet — Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt And Bud Powell Sonny Stitt And Bud Powell - Sonny Stitt And Bud Powell Quartet (Album) New Jazz NJLP 103 US 1951 Sell This Version
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PRLP 123 Modern Jazz Trombones Volume Two — Sonny Stitt Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson With Sonny Stitt Bennie Green, J.J. Johnson With Sonny Stitt - Modern Jazz Trombones Volume Two(10") Prestige PRLP 123 US 1951 Sell This Version
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MG 9006 New Sounds In Modern Music, Volume 1 — Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt New Sounds In Modern Music, Volume 1(10", Album) Savoy Records MG 9006 US 1951 Sell This Version
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PRLP 111 Mr. Saxophone — Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt Mr. Saxophone(10", Mono) Prestige PRLP 111 US 1951 Sell This Version
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TLP 1028 New Trends Of Jazz - Volume 1 — Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt New Trends Of Jazz - Volume 1 Savoy Records TLP 1028 South Africa 1952 Sell This Version
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PRLP 126 Favorites Volume One — Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt Favorites Volume One(10", Mono) Prestige PRLP 126 1952 Sell This Version
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PRLP-135 Mambo Jazz — Sonny Stitt Joe Holiday / Sonny Stitt / Kenny Graham (2) / Sonny Rollins Joe Holiday / Sonny Stitt / Kenny Graham (2) / Sonny Rollins - Mambo Jazz(10") Prestige PRLP-135 US 1952 Sell This Version
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RLP 415 Playing Arrangements From The Pen Of Johnny Richards — Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt Playing Arrangements From The Pen Of Johnny Richards (Album) Roost RLP 415 US 1953 Sell This Version
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RLP 418 Jazz At The Hi-Hat — Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt Jazz At The Hi-Hat (Album, Comp) Roost RLP 418 US 1954 Sell This Version
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LP 1203, RLP 1203 The Battle Of Birdland — Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt - Eddie Davis* Sonny Stitt - Eddie Davis* - The Battle Of Birdland (Album) Roost, Royal Roost LP 1203, RLP 1203 US 1955 Sell This Version
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32-049 Sonny Stitt / Bud Powell / J.J. Johnson — Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt With Bud Powell And Jay Jay Johnson* Sonny Stitt With Bud Powell And Jay Jay Johnson* - Sonny Stitt / Bud Powell / J.J. Johnson (Album, Comp) Prestige 32-049 UK 1956 Sell This Version
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LP 2204, RLP 2204 Sonny Stitt Plays Arrangements From The Pen Of Quincy Jones — Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt Plays Arrangements From The Pen Of Quincy Jones (Album) Roost, Royal Roost LP 2204, RLP 2204 US 1956 Sell This Version
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7077, PRLP 7077 Kaleidoscope — Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt Kaleidoscope (Album) Prestige, Prestige 7077, PRLP 7077 US 1957 Sell This Version
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LP 2219, RLP 2219 37 Minutes And 48 Seconds — Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt 37 Minutes And 48 Seconds (Album) Roost, Royal Roost LP 2219, RLP 2219 US 1957 Sell This Version
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J-1263 Early Modern — Sonny Stitt Kai Winding, Sonny Stitt Kai Winding, Sonny Stitt - Early Modern (Album, Comp) Jazztone (2) J-1263 US 1957 Sell This Version
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MG V-8198 For Musicians Only — Sonny Stitt Stan Getz / Dizzy Gillespie / Sonny Stitt Stan Getz / Dizzy Gillespie / Sonny Stitt - For Musicians Only (Album) Verve Records MG V-8198 US 1957 Sell This Version
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LP 2226, RLP 2226 Sonny Stitt With The New Yorkers — Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt With The New Yorkers (4) Sonny Stitt With The New Yorkers (4) - Sonny Stitt With The New Yorkers (Album) Roost, Royal Roost LP 2226, RLP 2226 US 1957 Sell This Version
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G-429 Cross Currents — Sonny Stitt Dizzy Gillespie, John Lewis (2), The Modern Jazz Sextett*, Sonny Stitt Dizzy Gillespie, John Lewis (2), The Modern Jazz Sextett*, Sonny Stitt - Cross Currents (Album) American Recording Society G-429 US 1957 Sell This Version
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MGV-8260 Duets — Sonny Stitt Dizzy Gillespie With Sonny Rollins And Sonny Stitt Dizzy Gillespie With Sonny Rollins And Sonny Stitt - Duets (Album) Verve Records MGV-8260 US 1958 Sell This Version
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ROOST LP 2208, RLP 2208 Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt — Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt (Album) Roost, Royal Roost ROOST LP 2208, RLP 2208 US 1956 Sell This Version
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MG V-8250 Only The Blues — Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt Only The Blues (Album) Verve Records MG V-8250 US 1958 Sell This Version
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LP 629 Sonny Stitt — Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt (Album) Argo (6) LP 629 US 1958 Sell This Version
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LP 2230 The Saxophones Of Sonny Stitt — Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt The Saxophones Of Sonny Stitt (Album) Roost, Royal Roost LP 2230 US 1958 Sell This Version
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G-438 The Oscar Peterson Trio At Newport — Sonny Stitt The Oscar Peterson Trio / The Oscar Peterson Trio With Roy Eldridge, Sonny Stitt And Jo Jones The Oscar Peterson Trio / The Oscar Peterson Trio With Roy Eldridge, Sonny Stitt And Jo Jones - The Oscar Peterson Trio At Newport (Album) Verve Records G-438 US 1957 Sell This Version