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Sonny Stitt Plays Arrangements from the Pen of Quincy Jones

Sonny Stitt Plays Arrangements from the Pen of Quincy Jones is an album by saxophonist Sonny Stitt recorded in 1955 and originally released on the Roost label.[2]

Sonny Stitt Plays Arrangements from the Pen of Quincy Jones
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Studio album by
Released1956
RecordedSeptember 30 and October 9, 1955
New York City
GenreJazz
LabelRoost
RLP 2204
ProducerTeddy Reig
Sonny Stitt chronology
The Battle of Birdland
(1954)
Sonny Stitt Plays Arrangements from the Pen of Quincy Jones
(1956)
Sonny Stitt Plays
(1955)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

ReceptionEdit

The Allmusic site awarded the album 4½ stars.[1]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Sonny Stitt except as indicated

  1. "My Funny Valentine" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 3:26
  2. "Sonny's Bunny" - 3:58
  3. "Come Rain or Come Shine" (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 4:19
  4. "Love Walked In" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 4:03
  5. "If You Could See Me Now" (Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman) - 4:29
  6. "Quince" - 6:59
  7. "Stardust" (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish) - 3:08
  8. "Lover" (Hart, Rodgers) - 3:24
  • Recorded in New York City on September 30, 1955 (tracks 1, 2, 4 & 8) and October 9, 1955 (tracks 3 & 5-7)

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Allmusic Review accessed January 2, 2013
  2. ^ Edwards, D. & Callahan, M. Royal Roost/Roost Album Discography accessed January 2, 2013