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Sonny Stitt: The Complete Roost Sonny Stitt Studio Recordings

Read "The Complete Roost Sonny Stitt Studio Recordings" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan

Easily one of the most recorded saxophonists in the annals of modern jazz history, saxophonist Sonny Stitt’s catalog is filled with almost equal portions of the inspired and the routine. At his best, he was a melody man who combined a love of Johnny Hodges’ rich sonorities with a bop-inflected tartness akin to that of Charlie ...