In Walked Sonny

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In Walked Sonny
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Studio album by Sonny Stitt With Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers
Released Late September 1975[1]
Recorded May 16, 1975
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 45:17 original LP
Label Sonet Records/Gazell Records
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers chronology
In Walked Sonny
Sonny Stitt chronology
In Walked Sonny
The Bop Session
Alternative cover
UK 1975 Vinyl
UK 1975 Vinyl

In Walked Sonny is an album by American jazz musicians Sonny Stitt and Art Blakey with his Jazz Messengers. It was released in 1975 on the small independent label Sonet Records and is among the most obscure recordings made by the musicians involved in the project.

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Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Blues March" (Benny Golson)- 7:29
  2. "It Might as Well Be Spring" (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II) - 6:03
  3. "Birdlike" (Freddie Hubbard) - 7:40
  4. "I Can't Get Started" (George Gershwin, Vernon Duke) - 4:43
  5. "Ronnie's a Dynamite Lady" (Walter Davis, Jr.) - 8:16
  6. "In Walked Sonny" (Sonny Stitt) - 11:06

Bonus tracks on CD reissue:

  1. "Birdlike" [Alternate Take] - 5:53
  2. "Ronnie's a Dynamite Lady" [Alternate Take] - 8:35