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9 thoughts on “ I Cant Get Started (With You) - Sonny Stitt - Back To My Own Home Town (Vinyl, LP)

  1. Sonny Strikes Back:— In music critic Steve Race accused Sonny Stitt of copying Charlie Parker as hard as he could, and of having “given up all pretense of individuality”. Steve also offered Sonny a piece of advice: “I think it’s time he stopped playing Parker and went back to playing Stitt”.
  2. Sonny Stitt Back Home in My Own Home Town. Add to Custom List. Add to My Collection. AllMusic Rating. User Ratings (0) Your Rating. Overview.
  3. Edward Hammond Boatner Jr. (February 2, – July 22, ), known professionally as Sonny Stitt, was an American jazz saxophonist of the bebop/hard bop idiom. Known for his warm tone, he was one of the best-documented saxophonists of his generation, recording more than albums.
  4. Apr 02,  · The bop language of Sonny Stitt captures the themes of many bebop artists but carries its own distinct approach. Stitt's vocabulary is comparable to Charlie Parker's, but there's more emphasis on melodic phrasing, and Stitt has a much smoother and rounded sound. For all these reasons, I decided I need to spend some serious time dissecting a.
  5. Sonny Stitt arrived on the New York City scene as an unmistakably Parker-inspired alto man. For over ten years, though, he earned a second identification as a driving and well-equipped tenor soloist who had other influences in his make-up, most notably Lester Young.
  6. Sonny Stitt Plays (also referred to as Sonny Stitt, Sonny Stitt, Sonny Stitt, Sonny Stitt, Sonny Stitt) is an album by saxophonist Sonny Stitt recorded in and originally released on the Roost label. Reception. The Allmusic site awarded the album 3 stars. Track listing.
  7. Stitt followers should take no small amount of consolation from the enormous amount of self-discipline and professional pride that led this commanding player back to the top of his game, even as a rapid, virulent cancer was about to take it away from him. As for the music, if you've ever heard Sonny play a Bb blues, skip the first track.4/5(1).
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