The Champ (Sonny Stitt album)

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The Champ
The Champ (Sonny Stitt album).jpg
Studio album by Sonny Stitt
Released 1974
Recorded April 18, 1973
Genre Jazz, Bebop
Length 37:35
Label Muse Records MR 5023
Producer Don Schlitten
Sonny Stitt chronology
Mr. Bojangles
(1973)
The Champ
(1974)
God Bless Jug and Sonny
(1973)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
All About Jazz (not rated)[1]
Allmusic 3/5 stars [2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[3]

The Champ is a Sonny Stitt album recorded at RCA's Studio B on April 18, 1973.

Track listing[edit]

Side 1[edit]

  1. "The Champ" (Gillespie) – 8:48
  2. "Sweet and Lovely" (Arnheim, Tobias, Lemare) – 7:11
  3. "The Midgets" (Newman) – 5:36


Side 2[edit]

  1. "The Eternal Triangle" (Stitt) – 5:21
  2. "All the Things You Are" (Kern-Hammerstein) – 4:32
  3. "Walkin'" (Carpenter) – 9:43
  • Note that on Side 1 Track 2 time is not 6:12 as listed on the label of the vinyl disc.


Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Champ at All About Jazz
  2. ^ Yanow, Scott. The Champ at AllMusic
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 185. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 

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