Sonny Stitt

Stitt Goes Green


Sonny Stitt (as, ts), Bunky Green (as), Bennie Green (tb), Bobby Buster (org), Joe Diorio (g), Dorel Anderson (d)

Reference: 69212

Bar code: 8436028692125

This exceptional release features alto saxophonist par excellence Sonny Stitt in two different quintet settings. The first session features Stitt accompanied by trombonist Bennie Green on the front line, with a rhythm section consisting of organist Bobby Buster, guitarist Joe Diorio and drummer Dorel Anderson. The date was recorded in Chicago, on March 10 & 11, 1964 and features three renditions of classic standards in addition to four Stitt compositions. The second date recorded in Chicago on April 15, 1966 featured a similar instrumentation as the previous session with the one exception being the front line. This time it is alto saxophonist Bunky Green joining Stitt up front with a supporting cast including organist Odell Brown, guitarist Bryce Roberson and drummer Maurice White, who would later found the legendary band Earth, Wind & Fire. This release features Stitt on both the alto and tenor saxophone.


1. Flame And Frost
2. Let's Play Chess
3. Double Dip
4. Our Day Will Come
5. My Main Man
6. Night Has A Thousand Eyes
7. Broilin'
8. Soul In The Night
9. It's Awfully Nice To Be With You
10. Hot Line
11. Home Stretch
12. Spies
13. One Alone
14. Sneakin' Up On You


$16.31  (tax incl.)

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