Sonny Stitt

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

Born: February 2, 1924, Boston, Massachusets, 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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Sonny Stitt - Battle Of The Saxes album art Gene Ammons vs. Sonny Stitt Gene Ammons vs. Sonny Stitt - Battle Of The Saxes Prestige US 1951 Sell This Version
NJLP 103 Sonny Stitt - Sonny Stitt And Bud Powell Quartet album art Sonny Stitt, Bud Powell Sonny Stitt, Bud Powell - Sonny Stitt And Bud Powell Quartet(10", Album, Mono) New Jazz NJLP 103 US 1951 Sell This Version
PRLP 123 Sonny Stitt - Modern Jazz Trombones Volume Two album art 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
MG 9006 Sonny Stitt - New Sounds In Modern Music, Volume 1 album art Sonny Stitt New Sounds In Modern Music, Volume 1(10", Album) Savoy Records MG 9006 US 1951 Sell This Version
PRLP 111 Sonny Stitt - Mr. Saxophone album art Sonny Stitt Mr. Saxophone(10", Mono) Prestige PRLP 111 US 1951 Sell This Version
PRLP-135 Sonny Stitt - Mambo Jazz album art 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
Sonny Stitt - Playing Arrangements From The Pen Of Johnny Richards album art Sonny Stitt Playing Arrangements From The Pen Of Johnny Richards (Album) Roost US 1953 Sell This Version
Sonny Stitt - Jazz At The Hi-Hat album art Sonny Stitt Jazz At The Hi-Hat (Album) Roost US 1954 Sell This Version
Sonny Stitt - The Battle Of Birdland album art Sonny Stitt - Eddie Davis* Sonny Stitt - Eddie Davis* - The Battle Of Birdland (Album) Roost US 1955 Sell This Version
Sonny Stitt - Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt album art Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt (Album) Roost, Royal Roost US 1956 Sell This Version
Sonny Stitt - Sonny Stitt / Bud Powell / J.J. Johnson album art Sonny Stitt / Bud Powell / J.J. Johnson Sonny Stitt / Bud Powell / J.J. Johnson - Sonny Stitt / Bud Powell / J.J. Johnson (Album, Comp) Prestige US 1956 Sell This Version
Sonny Stitt - The Modern Jazz Sextet album art Dizzy Gillespie, John Lewis (2), The Modern Jazz Sextett*, Sonny Stitt Dizzy Gillespie, John Lewis (2), The Modern Jazz Sextett*, Sonny Stitt - The Modern Jazz Sextet (Album) American Recording Society US 1957 Sell This Version
Sonny Stitt - Kaleidoscope album art Sonny Stitt Kaleidoscope (Album) Prestige, Prestige US 1957 Sell This Version
Sonny Stitt - Opus De Bop album art Stan Getz, Sonny Stitt, Fats Navarro, Bud Powell, Hank Jones, Max Roach Stan Getz, Sonny Stitt, Fats Navarro, Bud Powell, Hank Jones, Max Roach - Opus De Bop (Album) Savoy Records US 1957 Sell This Version
Sonny Stitt - Sonny Stitt Plays Arrangements From The Pen Of Quincy Jones album art Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt Plays Arrangements From The Pen Of Quincy Jones (Album) Roost, Royal Roost Sweden 1957 Sell This Version
Sonny Stitt - Early Modern album art Kai Winding, Sonny Stitt Kai Winding, Sonny Stitt - Early Modern (Album) Jazztone (2) US 1957 Sell This Version
Sonny Stitt - Sonny Stitt With The New Yorkers album art Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt With The New Yorkers (Album) Roost, Royal Roost US 1957 Sell This Version
Sonny Stitt - For Musicians Only album art Stan Getz / Dizzy Gillespie / Sonny Stitt Stan Getz / Dizzy Gillespie / Sonny Stitt - For Musicians Only (Album) Verve Records US 1957 Sell This Version
Sonny Stitt - 37 Minutes And 48 Seconds album art Sonny Stitt 37 Minutes And 48 Seconds (Album) Roost, Royal Roost US 1957 Sell This Version
Sonny Stitt - Sonny Stitt album art Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt (Album) Argo (6) US 1958 Sell This Version
Sonny Stitt - At Newport album art The Oscar Peterson Trio With Roy Eldridge / Sonny Stitt & Jo Jones The Oscar Peterson Trio With Roy Eldridge / Sonny Stitt & Jo Jones - At Newport (Album) Verve Records US 1958 Sell This Version
Sonny Stitt - Only The Blues album art Sonny Stitt Only The Blues (Album) Verve Records US 1958 Sell This Version
Sonny Stitt - The Saxophones Of Sonny Stitt album art Sonny Stitt The Saxophones Of Sonny Stitt (Album) Roost, Royal Roost US 1958 Sell This Version
Sonny Stitt - Duets album art Dizzy Gillespie With Sonny Rollins And Sonny Stitt Dizzy Gillespie With Sonny Rollins And Sonny Stitt - Duets (Album) Verve Records US 1958 Sell This Version
Sonny Stitt - Sonny Stitt Swings The Most album art Sonny Stitt Sonny Stitt Swings The Most (Album) Verve Records US 1959 Sell This Version