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RECORDING: Backgrounder: Sonny Stitt Plays

Some of the finest blowing by saxophonist Sonny Stitt can be found on Roost Records. Several years back, Mosaic released a box set of Stitt’s complete Roost recordings, and it’s still one of my favorites. Among the albums in that box was Sonny Stitt Plays. Recorded in December 1955, the album featured Sonny Stitt on alto and tenor saxophones, Hank Jones on piano, Freddie Green on guitar, Wendell Marshall on bass and Shadow Wilson on drums. As part of my Backgrounder series, here’s Sonny Stitt Plays, without ads……


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