Shangri-La (Sonny Stitt album)

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Shangri-La
Studio album by Sonny Stitt with Don Patterson
Released 1964
Recorded March 19, 1964
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PR-7332
Producer Ozzie Cadena
Sonny Stitt chronology
My Main Man
(1964)
Shangri-La
(1964)
Soul People
(1964)
Don Patterson chronology
Goin' Down Home
(1964)
Shangri-La
(1964)
The Exciting New Organ of Don Patterson
(1964)

Shangr-La is an album by saxophonist Sonny Stitt featuring organist Don Patterson recorded in 1964 and released on the Prestige label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars stating " Shangri-La doesn't particularly stand out from other, similar albums he made at the time with organ, but it's a respectable set with both uptempo swingers and ballads".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Sonny Stitt except as indicated

  1. "My New Baby" - 7:21
  2. "Misty" (Johnny Burke, Erroll Garner) - 4:34
  3. "Soul Food" - 7:51
  4. "Shangri-La" (Matty Malneck, Robert Maxwell, Carl Sigman) - 4:44
  5. "Mama Don't Allow It" (Cow Cow Davenport) - 5:54
  6. "The Eternal One" - 5:49

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prestige Records Discography accessed January 15, 2013
  2. ^ a b Unterberger, R. Allmusic Review, accessed January 15, 2013