Sonny's Tune – Sonny Stitt

A fun laid-back riff blues with a melodic bass part.

Sonny Stitt

February 2, 1924 – July 22, 1982

Alto saxophonist Sonny Stitt was 3 1/2 years younger than Charlie Parker. When they met in 1943, each was surprised to find the other had developed a virtually identical style. Sonny was always frustrated when he was labeled as just another disciple of Charlie Parker, knowing he had already developed his style before hearing recordings of Charlie Parker with Jay McShann. Read more...

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