Are there some Stitt fans out there who would like to point the way to what you think is his best work? I'd love to check it out. Sponsored Links Remove Advertisements. Re: Sonny Stitt: Whats his best? Also Live at the Hi Hat Vol. Stitt did so many recordings that every person on SOTW could come up with their top 5 without repeating a title.
I mean, Dexter played some bop lines, Newk played some bop lines, Joe, Cannonball et al Every line Stitt played was a bob line a la Charlie Parker and this was the double edged sword for Stitt. Originally Posted by CrazyRon. Comparison is the thief of joy. Stitt later played in Dizzy Gillespie 's big band and sextet. He began on tenor and baritone in , and at times was in a two-tenor unit with Ammons.
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