Portrait of Sonny Criss

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Portrait of Sonny Criss
Portrait of Sonny Criss.jpg
Studio album by Sonny Criss
Released 1967
Recorded March 23, 1967
Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 31:04
Label Prestige
Producer Don Schlitten
Sonny Criss chronology
This is Criss!
Portrait of Sonny Criss
Up, Up and Away

Portrait of Sonny Criss is an album by saxophonist Sonny Criss recorded in 1967 and released on the Prestige label.[1]


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

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars with its review by Scott Yanow calling it "An excellent outing".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "A Million or More Times" (Walter Davis, Jr.) - 4:25
  2. "Wee" (Denzil Best) - 4:32
  3. "God Bless the Child" (Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog, Jr.) - 6:30
  4. "On a Clear Day" (Burton Lane, Alan Jay Lerner) - 6:21
  5. "Blues in the Closet" (Oscar Pettiford) - 5:14
  6. "Smile" (Charlie Chaplin) - 4:39



  1. ^ Sonny Criss discography accessed September 7, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, accessed September 7, 2012