Sonny Criss

California Boppin' 1947

Fresh Sound Records

Sonny Criss (as), Wardell Gray (ts), Hampton Hawes (p), Howard McGhee (tp), Dodo Marmarosa (p), Red Callender (b), Jackie Mills (d), Teddy Edwards (ts), Roy Porter (d) and many more

Reference: FSRCD 156

3*** By All Music Guide.


1. Groovin' High (Gillespie)
2. Hot House (Dameron)
3. BeBop (Gillespie)
4. The Man I Love (Gershwin-Gershwin)
5. Ornithology (Parker)
6. Body And Soul (Green-Heyman)
7. The Creep (Gray)
8. Out Of Nowhere (Green-Heyman)
9. Blue N' Boogie (Gillespie)
10. Semi-Quiet (Sonny's Bop) (Criss)
11. Blue Lou (Sampson-Mills)
12. Backbreaker (Hawkins)
13. Blow Blow Blow (Brunner)

Recorded in Pasadena, Los Angeles and Portland, 1947


A session done early in Criss's career that shows formative style and moving solos.
- by Ron Wynn (AMG).


$11.29  (tax incl.)

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