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Artist: Stitt, Sonny
Title: It's Magic
Format: CD
Label: DELMARK  ( )
Catalog Number:563
Barcode:038153056322 itemnumber=1000021939
Price: $11.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: JAZZ
Release Date: 3/22/2005
Availability: In Stock
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Sonny Stitt was well-known for the ability to play saxophone fast, with authority over the most difficult of chord progressions. Sonny recorded his first session as leader in 1946 for Savoy with Kenny Dorham, Bud Powell and Kenny Clarke. In 1950, he made the first of many recordings with Gene Ammons, an association that would last through three decades and produce what is probably his best known records, including "Boss Tenors" from 1961. "It's Magic," from 1969, is a wonderful reminder that Sonny Stitt could burn bebop (check out the marvelous rendition of "Four") and make the hair on the back of your neck stand up when he played a moving ballad (as on "Body And Soul"). With Don Patterson, organ and Billie James, drums.

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