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Artist: Stitt, Sonny
Title: Blows The Blues
Format: LP 45 rpm 200 Gram Vinyl
Label: ANALOGUE PROD. - AVRJ
Catalog Number:614945
Barcode:753088614910 itemnumber=1000112176
Price: $72.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: JAZZ
Release Date: 8/10/2012
Availability: Not Currently In Stock
Return Eligibility: NON-RETURNABLE
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(2-LP set) Sonny Stitt led a number of excellent record dates in 1959, especially at the end of the year when he produced three LPs for Verve over a span of three sessions with pianist Lou Levy, bassist Leroy Vinnegar and drummer Mel Lewis. Playing alto sax throughout this album, Stitt hardly sounds like a Charlie Parker clone, something that unfortunately was a frequent claim by tin-eared critics throughout a fair portion of his career. The music includes several potent originals, especially "Hymnal Blues" and the slow, powerful "Morning After Blues." Sonny Stitt, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone Gene Bertoncini, guitar Ron Carter, bass Howard Collins, guitar Herbie Hancock, organ, piano John Pizzarelli, guitar Todd Sommer, vibraphone Grady Tate, drums

Track Listing

 1. 
Blue Devil Blues

 2. 
Home Free Blues

 3. 
Blue Prelude

 4. 
Frankie and Johnny

 5. 
Birth of the Blues

 6. 
A Blues Offering

 7. 
Hymnal Blues

 8. 
Morning After Blues

Additional Technical Information Available For This Album
Release Format: LP         
Vinyl Weight: 200 grams
Vinyl Speed: 45 rpm
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