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Sonny Stitt Plays Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements

Sonny Stitt Plays Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements is an album by saxophonist Sonny Stitt performing music arranged by Jimmy Giuffre recorded in 1959 and originally released on the Verve label.[1]

Sonny Stitt Plays Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements
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Studio album by
Released1959
RecordedFebruary 16, 1959
Los Angeles, CA
GenreJazz
Length43:47
LabelVerve
MGV 8309
Sonny Stitt chronology
The Hard Swing
(1959)
Sonny Stitt Plays Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements
(1959)
A Little Bit of Stitt
(1959)

Contents

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [2]

The Allmusic site awarded the album 4½ stars.[2]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Sonny Stitt except as indicated

  1. "New York Blues" (Jimmy Giuffre) - 3:56
  2. "Giuff" - 2:58
  3. "Laura" (David Raksin, Johnny Mercer) - 4:50
  4. "Sonny Boy" (Ray Henderson, Buddy De Sylva, Lew Brown) - 3:57
  5. "Down Country" (Stitt, Giuffre) - 6:57
  6. "Singin' in the Rain" (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed) - 4:27
  7. "Uptown" - 5:21
  8. "Downtown" - 4:38
  9. "I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart" (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Henry Nemo, John Redmond) - 3:23
  10. "Two for Timbucktu" (Giuffre) - 3:20

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Verve Records Catalog: 8300 series accessed December 8, 2015
  2. ^ a b Allmusic listing accessed December 8, 2015