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Studio album by Don Patterson with Sonny Stitt
Released 1969
Recorded September 15, 1969
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PR 7738
Producer Bob Porter
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Brothers-4 is an album by organist Don Patterson with saxophonist Sonny Stitt recorded in 1969 and released on the Prestige label.[1] The album features guitarist Grant Green, who was credited as Blue Grant for contractual reasons, being then signed to Blue Note Records. The 2001 CD release added 6 bonus tracks recorded at the same session but issued on other albums.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars stating "not the crowning achievement for any of the principals, but they still stand in the front ranks of organ jazz".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Don Patterson except as indicated

  1. "Brothers 4" - 8:52
  2. "Creepin' Home" (Billy James) - 6:50
  3. "Alexander's Ragtime Band" (Irving Berlin) - 8:26
  4. "Walk On By" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) -8:35
  5. "Donny Brook" (Grant Green) - 8:25 Bonus track on CD reissue
  6. "Mud Turtle" - 9:58 Bonus track on CD reissue
  7. "St. Thomas" (Sonny Rollins) - 5:28 Bonus track on CD reissue
  8. "Good Bait" (Count Basie, Tadd Dameron) - 8:31 Bonus track on CD reissue
  9. "Starry Night" (John H. Densmore) - 5:50 Bonus track on CD reissue
  10. "Tune Up" (Miles Davis) - 5:24 Bonus track on CD reissue



  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed April 2, 2013
  2. ^ a b Todd, J. Allmusic Review, accessed April 2, 2013