If I Had You - Sonny Stitt Quartet - New York Jazz (Vinyl, LP, Album)

Download If I Had You - Sonny Stitt Quartet - New York Jazz (Vinyl, LP, Album)
Label: Verve Records - MV 2558 • Series: Immortal Jazz On Verve VI - Vol. 6,SAL74 System Sound Revolution • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue, Mono • Country: Japan • Genre: Jazz • Style: Bop, Hard Bop

He had a musical background: his father, Edward Boatner , was a baritone singer, composer, and college music professor; his brother was a classically trained pianist, and his mother was a piano teacher. While in high school in Saginaw, he played in the Len Francke Band, a local popular swing band. In , Stitt met Charlie Parker. As he often recalled, the two men had similar styles. Parker is alleged to have remarked, "Well, I'll be damned, you sound just like me", to which Stitt responded, "Well, I can't help the way I sound.

It's the only way I know how to play. Stitt was a leader of Bebop Boys and Galaxy in and respectively. Stitt, when playing tenor saxophone, seemed to break free from some of the criticism that he was imitating Parker's style, and he began to develop a far more distinctive sound on tenor. Stitt experimented with Afro-Cuban jazz in the late s, and the results can be heard on his recordings for Roost and Verve, on which he teamed up with Thad Jones and Chick Corea [8] for Latin versions of such standards as " Autumn Leaves.

In , Stitt had played with pianist Jimmy Jones and in performed orchestral music with Johnny Richards. Stitt joined Miles Davis briefly in , and recordings with Davis' quintet can be found only in live settings on the tour of However, Miles fired Stitt due to the excessive drinking habit he had developed, and replaced him with Hank Mobley. Stitt recorded several times with his friend Gene Ammons , interrupted by Ammons' own imprisonment for narcotics possession. Stitt ventured into soul jazz, and he recorded with fellow tenor saxophonist Booker Ervin in on the Soul People album.

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    13 rows · Apr 02,  · Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Sonny Stitt Quartet - New York Jazz at Discogs. Complete your Sonny Stitt Quartet collection/5(34).
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    Originally a Verve vinyl with catalog# MG V Recorded September 14, at Fine Sound, New York City.
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    Jun 10,  · Label: Verve Records - • Series: LP Reproduction • Format: CD Album, Reissue, Remastered, Limited Edition • Country: US • Genre: Jazz • Style: Bop, Hard Bop Sonny Stitt Quartet - New York Jazz (, CD) | Discogs/5(7).
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    Sonny Stitt was so closely identified with Charlie Parker on the alto that even when he played tenor, his style was of the quicker-than-lightning variety with all the notes he could pack in a phrase in his soloing. Which makes listening to him, for all but the most ardent bebop fans, an endurance contest no matter how agile he was. Here, in a session with Ray Brown and 6/
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    Discogs: Vinyl, New York Jazz. リリースのクレジット、レビュー、トラックを確認し、購入。.
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    This was Sonny's first studio album on which he used both saxophones. Previously he had recorded some all alto albums for Roost records and would go on to make a few more before Roost too would record him with alto or tenor sax tracks beginning with THE SAXOPHONES OF SONNY STITT in /5(14).
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    The item format is a vinyl LP The Artist Name is Sonny Stitt Quartet The Title is New York Jazz Condition Used The Media Condition is Near Mint. This disk is a nearly perfect. It may have been been played only a few times. It should play perfectly, The Sleeve Condition is Near Mint. This sleeve has almost no defects, with only very slight signs Seller Rating: % positive.
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    New York Jazz, an Album by The Sonny Stitt Quartet. Released in on Verve (catalog no. MGV ; Vinyl LP). Genres: Hard Bop. Rated # in the best albums of Featured peformers: Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone, tenor saxophone), Jimmy Jones (piano), Ray Brown (bass), Jo Jones (drums), Nat Hentoff (liner notes), Chuck Stewart (photography), John .
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    Mar 29,  · 8 thoughts on “ Sonny Stitt Quartet “New York Jazz” () ” alun severn on March 30, at said: Thanks for the link to the Guardian slideshow — stills, but very good ones, and a near perfect narration.

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