Sonny Stitt Sits in with the Oscar Peterson Trio

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Sonny Stitt Sits In with the Oscar Peterson Trio
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Studio album by Sonny Stitt
Released 1959
Recorded May 18, 1959
Genre Jazz
Length 39:04
Label Verve
Producer Norman Granz
Sonny Stitt chronology
A Little Bit of Stitt
(1959)A Little Bit of Stitt1959
Sonny Stitt Sits in with the Oscar Peterson Trio
(1959)
The Sonny Side of Stitt
(1959)The Sonny Side of Stitt1959
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