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Stitt Plays Bird - Sonny Stitt
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  1. Now's the Time
  2. My Little Suede Shoes
  3. Parker's Mood
  4. Constellation
  5. Au Privave
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  1. Now's the Time
  2. My Little Suede Shoes
  3. Parker's Mood
  4. Constellation
  5. Au Privave
  6. Hootie Blues
  7. Confirmation
  8. Koko
  9. Yardbird Suite
  10. Scrapple from the Apple
  11. Ornithology
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Sonny Stitt forged his own approach to playing bebop out of the sound and style of Charlie Parker, so this tribute album was a very logical project. With fine support from guitarist Jim Hall, pianist John Lewis, bassist Richard Davis, and drummer Connie Kay, Stitt performs ten Parker compositions, plus Jay McShann's "Hootie Blues"; these renditions of "Now's the Time" and "Yardbird Suite" were previously unreleased. Stitt, who mastered bebop and could play hot licks in his sleep, is in top form on such numbers as ...

Stitt Plays Bird 2008, Rhino

UPC: 081227371623

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Stitt Plays Bird 1990, Atlantic

UPC: 075678135729

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