Sonny Stitt



Sonny Stitt

Rating
Active
1952 to 1982
Born
February 2, 1924
Died
July 22, 1982
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Genres
Pop
Biography
Edward "Sonny" Stitt (born Edward Boatner, Jr., February 2, 1924 - July 22, 1982), was an American jazz saxophonist of the bebop/hard bop idiom. He was one of the most well-documented saxophonists of his generation, recording over 100 albums. He was nicknamed the "Lone Wolf" by jazz critic Dan Morgenstern, in reference to his relentless touring and devotion to jazz. Early life Edward Boatner was born in Boston, Massachusetts[1] and grew up in Saginaw, Michigan.

Top Songs by Sonny Stitt


On the Sunny Side of the Street

by , , , , Oscar Peterson Trio, , Jimmy McHugh & Dorothy Fields

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Rearin' Back

Rearin' Back

Sonny Stitt April 19, 2013

7 Tracks

Sonny Stitt: Verve Ultimate Cool

Sonny Stitt: Verve Ultimate Cool

Sonny Stitt January 1, 2013

12 Tracks

Now!

Now!

Sonny Stitt January 24, 2012

8 Tracks

Now! / Salt & Pepper

Now! / Salt & Pepper

Sonny Stitt September 30, 2011

13 Tracks

Brothers 4

Brothers 4

Sonny Stitt February 24, 2010

10 Tracks

Sonny Stitt Plays Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements

Sonny Stitt Plays Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements

Sonny Stitt February 1, 2010

19 Tracks

The Last Sessions, Volumes 1 & 2

The Last Sessions, Volumes 1 & 2

Sonny Stitt January 1, 2009

14 Tracks

Just the Way It Was: Live at the Left Bank

Just the Way It Was: Live at the Left Bank

Sonny Stitt July 19, 2008

7 Tracks

Stitt Meets Brother Jack

Stitt Meets Brother Jack

“Brother” Jack McDuff February 21, 2007

2 Tracks

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