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Feb. 2, 1924 - July 22, 1982

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Sonny Stitt delivers a beautiful solo on "Lover Man."

"Lover Man" written by Jimmy Davis, Roger Ramirez, and James Sherman.

Personnel:

Sonny Stitt, alto sax
Walter Bishop, piano
Tommy Potter, bass
Kenny Clarke, drums

Edward "Sonny" Stitt first took up alto sax inspired by the playing of Lester Young and Charlie Parker whom he met in 1943.

In 1945 he recorded with both Dizzy Gillespie and Stan Getz.

To separate himself from being identified as a Charlie Parker imitator Stitt switched to the tenor saxophone.

By the 1950s Sonny Stitt had developed his own distinguishable style and began performing with Bud Powell and Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis.



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