Sonny Stitt Sits in with the Oscar Peterson Trio

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Sonny Stitt Sits In with the Oscar Peterson Trio
Stittoscartrio.jpg
Studio album by Sonny Stitt
Released 1959
Recorded May 18, 1959
Genre Jazz
Length 50:31
Label Verve
Producer Norman Granz
Sonny Stitt chronology
A Little Bit of Stitt
(1959)
Sonny Stitt Sits in with the Oscar Peterson Trio
(1959)
The Sonny Side of Stitt
(1959)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Penguin Guide to Jazz 3.5/4 stars[2]

Sonny Stitt Sits in with the Oscar Peterson Trio is a 1959 album by Sonny Stitt, accompanied by the Oscar Peterson trio.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Penguin Guide to Jazz rated the album three and a half stars out of four and wrote of the session, "they intermingle their respective many-noted approaches as plausibly as if this were a regular band (in fact, they never recorded together again)."[2] The Allmusic review written by Scott Yanow rated the album four and a half stars out of five.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" (Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh) – 4:05
  2. "Au Privave" (Charlie Parker) – 3:59
  3. "The Gypsy" (Billy Reid) – 3:25
  4. "I'll Remember April" (Gene de Paul, Patricia Johnston, Don Raye) – 4:41
  5. "Scrapple from the Apple" (Parker) – 4:20
  6. "Moten Swing" (Benny Moten) – 7:09
  7. "Blues for Pres, Sweets, Ben and All the Other Funky Ones" (Sonny Stitt) – 6:04
  8. "Easy Does It" (Sy Oliver, Trummy Young) – 5:21

Personnel[edit]

Performance[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Allmusic review
  2. ^ a b Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2002). The Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD (6th Ed.) Penguin Books. ISBN 9780140515213