My Buddy: Sonny Stitt Plays for Gene Ammons

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My Buddy: Sonny Stitt Plays for Gene Ammons
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Studio album by
Released1976
RecordedJuly 2, 1975
Bell Sound Studio, New York City
GenreJazz
LabelMuse
MR 5091
ProducerBob Porter
Sonny Stitt chronology
The Bop Session
(1975)
My Buddy: Sonny Stitt Plays for Gene Ammons
(1976)
Dumpy Mama
(1975)

My Buddy: Sonny Stitt Plays for Gene Ammons is an album by saxophonist Sonny Stitt featuring selections associated with his fellow musician Gene Ammons recorded in 1975 and released on the Muse label in 1976.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[3]

Allmusic reviewed the album calling it a "fine tribute album" and stating "this is a high-quality bop set".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "You Can Depend On Me" (Charles Carpenter, Louis Dunlap, Earl Hines) - 7:13
  2. "Red Top" (Gene Ammons) - 4:01
  3. "Exactly Like You" (Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh) - 4:55
  4. "My Buddy" (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) - 6:12
  5. "Confirmation" (Charlie Parker) - 4:25
  6. "Blues for Brad and Kolax" (Sonny Stitt) - 7:05

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fitzgerald, M. & Ziegler, F. Muse Records Listing accessed April 29, 2016
  2. ^ Muse LP series discography: 5050 to 5099 accessed April 29, 2016
  3. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. My Buddy: Stitt Plays for Gene Ammons – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved April 29, 2016.