Sonny Stitt & Don Patterson



  • Release Date: 30 Aug 2005
  • PRCD-24261-2

On September 15, 1969, Sonny Stitt and organist Don Patterson recorded for the last time together for Prestige Records. From 1961 to 1969, over the course of at least 13 sessions for seven different labels, bebop titan Stitt (1924-1982) and the ever-inventive soul-jazzer Patterson (1936-1988) forged what was surely one of the outstanding, long-term saxophone/organ partnerships, with the coolly burning Billy James usually their drummer. But the ten tracks herein are made further notable by the… MORE


A 3-CD box set spotlighting one of the great founders of BeBop, the multi-talented Sonny Stitt. His blazing, beautiful playing of alto, tenor AND… More