Thursday, 3 September 2009

Sonny Stitt ”Primitivo Soul!”

Sonny Stitt

Primitivo Soul!
( LP Prestige Records, 1963-’64 )
Catalog # PRLP 7302

Slave Maidens
Blue Blood Ritual
Bacon Baby
Barefoot Ball
Island Shout

Personnel & Notes:
Sonny Stitt (as, ts)
Ronnie Mathews (p)
Leonard Gaskin (b)
Herbie Lovelle (d)
Marcelino Valdez (cga)
Osvaldo “Chihuahau” Martinez (bgo)
Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio,
Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 31, 1963

Excellent soul jazz and blues numbers by alto and tenor saxophonist Sonny Stitt, who plays with almost unrelenting energy and drive throughout this session. This was a typical date, but Stitt’s earthy playing moved it beyond cliche and convention.
By Ron Wynn (AMG)

Also on Orgy In Rhythm blog.

By Pier

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