Sonny Stitt

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.


Blues Greasy

Recorded in 1957. Personnel: Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone, tenor saxophone); Bobby Timmons (piano); Edgar Willis (bass guitar); Kenny Dennis (drums).

Best Slow Blues

Sonny Stitt alto sax - sidemen unknown.