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Sonny Stitt

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Sonny Stitt

Sonny Stitt has been played on NTS shows including Patrick Forge, with Slick Eddie first played on 10 November 2014.

Edward "Sonny" Stitt (born Edward Boatner, Jr., February 2, 1924 – July 22, 1982), was an American jazz saxophonist of the bebop/hard bop idiom. He was one of the most well-documented saxophonists of his generation, recording over 100 albums. He was nicknamed the "Lone Wolf" by jazz critic Dan Morgenstern, in reference to his relentless touring and devotion to jazz.

Early life

Edward Boatner was born in Boston, Massachusetts[1] and grew up in Saginaw, Michigan. He had a musical background; his father, Edward Boatner, was a baritone…

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Koko
Sonny Stitt
Chess1998
Koko
Sonny StittChess1998
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Slick Eddie
Sonny Stitt
Cadet Records1975
Slick Eddie
Sonny StittCadet Records1975
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Turn It On
Sonny Stitt
Prestige1971
Turn It On
Sonny StittPrestige1971
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The World Is A Ghetto
Sonny Stitt
Cadet Records1973
The World Is A Ghetto
Sonny StittCadet Records1973
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