Sonny Stitt

Plays Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements (99007)

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1959

Plays Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements

Sonny Stitt

American Jazz Classics

8436028691272

AJC 122339

99007

JAZZ

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Plays Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements

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4 STARS DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE

This release presents the only collaborations ever recorded between Sonny Stitt and Jimmy Giuffre, included here for the first time on CD. This rare and splendid album received four-star rating from Down Beat magazine upon its release. It features Stitt playing arrangements by Giuffre on a variety of blues and well-known standards. As a bonus, theStitt's complete following album, "A Little Bit Of Stitt", which also contains a version of "Laura".

PERSONNEL:

SONY STITT, alto & tenor sax
JIMMY GIUFFRE, tenor sax, arranger

[1-10] PLAYS JIMMY GIUFFRE ARRANGEMENTS (Originally Roost)
JACK SHELDON, LEE KATZMAN, trumpet
FRANK ROSOLINO, trombone
AL POLLEN, tuba
JIMY ROWLES, piano
BUDDY CLARK, bass
LAWRENCE MARABLE, drums
Hollywood, California, February 16, 1959.

[11-20] BONUS ALBUM: A LITTLE BIT OF STITT (Originally Roost)
SONY STITT, alto & tenor sax
JIMMY JONES, piano
AARON BELL, bass
CHARLIE PERSIP, drums
New York, April 10, 1959.

TRACKS:

01. New York Blues
02. Giuff
03. Laura
04. Sonny Boy
05. Country
06. Singin' In The Rain
07. Uptown
08. Downtown
09. I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
10. Two For Timbucktu
11. Star Eyes
12. Laura
13. J. B. Blues
14. On A Slow Boat To China
15. Cocktails For Two
16. I'm Confessin'
17. When The Red, Red Robin
18. Don't Take Your Love From Me
19. After The Late, Late Show
20. For All We Know

TOTAL TIME: 78:31

“The idea of a Stitt-Giuffre union might, at first, seem, incongruous, but the end result is perhaps the best example extant of Stitt's alto and Giuffre's pen. Recommended.” - Don De Michael

“The idea of a Stitt-Giuffre union might, at first, seem, incongruous, but the end result is perhaps the best example extant of Stitt's alto and Giuffre's pen. Recommended.” - Don De Michael