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Sonny Stitt - A Tribute To Duke Ellington (With Strings) mp3 album

  • Performer: Sonny Stitt
  • Title: A Tribute To Duke Ellington (With Strings)
  • Genre: Jazz
  • Country: US
  • Formats: MOD VOX DXD AUD APE AHX MP4
  • Released: 1977
  • MP3 album: 1931 mb
  • FLAC album: 1254 mb
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Sonny Stitt - A Tribute To Duke Ellington (With Strings) mp3 album

Sonny Stitt with Strings: A Tribute to Duke Ellington is an album by American jazz saxophonist Sonny Stitt featuring performances of compositions associated with Duke Ellington recorded in 1977 for the Catalyst label. Stitt is at his most melodic and really romps on a few of these pieces". Take the "A" Train" (Billy Strayhorn) - 3:44.

Sonny Stitt (on alto and tenor) is joined by a fine rhythm section featuring pianist Gildo Mahones and an eight-piece string section arranged by Bill Finegan for seven familiar Duke Ellington songs. No real surprises occur although the string charts are a cut above the usual. Stitt is at his most melodic and really romps on a few of these pieces, most notably "Cottontail.

Sonny Stitt with Strings: A Tribute to Duke Ellington is an album by American jazz saxophonist Sonny Stitt featuring performances of compositions associated with Duke Ellington recorded in 1977 for the Catalyst label.

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Sonny Stitt ‎– A Tribute To Duke Ellington (With Strings). BURNTWOOD RECORDS - Quality Vinyl Records. Very Good Plus (VG ). Vinyl Cond. The vinyl looks glossy with no visible marks on the vinyl that I can see. £. 8. Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 1946 Vinyl LP - STSOC 103 - VG /VG. Dispatched with Royal Mail 2nd Class. Style: Big Band/Swing. Artist: Duke Ellington.

Stitt also recorded with Duke Ellington alumnus Paul Gonsalves in 1963 for Impulse! on the Salt and Pepper album in 1964. Around that time he appeared regularly at Ronnie Scott's in London, a live 1964 encounter with Ronnie Scott, The Night Has a Thousand Eyes, eventually surfaced, and another in 1966 with resident guitarist Ernest Ranglin and British tenor saxophonist Dick Morrissey Later life  . Sonny Stitt with Strings: A Tribute to Duke Ellington (1977). The Last Sessions (1982).

Sonny Stitt With The New Yorkers. Sonny Stitt (sa) Hank Jones (p) Wendell Marshall (b) Shadow Wilson (dr). Hollywood, 15 Aprile 1976. Sonny Stitt With Strings, A Tribute To Duke Ellington. Sonny Stitt (sa,st) Gildo Mahones (p) Allen Jackson (b) Clarence Johnston (dr) The Bill Finegan String Ensemble. Take the A train, Prelude to a kiss, It don’t mean a thing, Cotton tail, In a sentimental mood, In a mellow tone, Jeep’s blues.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Take The "A" Train
Written-By – Billy Strayhorn
3:45
A2 Prelude To A Kiss
Written-By – Duke Ellington
4:16
A3 It Don't Mean A Thing, If It Ain't Got That Swing
Written-By – Duke Ellington
4:34
A4 Cottontail
Written-By – Duke Ellington
5:12
B1 In A Sentimental Mood
Written-By – Duke Ellington
4:09
B2 In A Mellow Tone
Written-By – Duke Ellington
4:43
B3 Jeep's Blues
Written-By – Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges
5:45

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Annex Studios, Hollywood

Credits

  • Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Sonny Stitt
  • Arranged By – Bill Finegan
  • Art Direction – David Lartaud
  • Bass – Allen Jackson
  • Drums – Clarence Johnston
  • Engineer – Thorne Nogar
  • Mastered By – DC*
  • Photography By – Scott Windus
  • Piano – Gildo Mahones
  • Producer – Pat Britt
  • Strings – The Bill Finegan String Ensemble*

Notes

Recorded at Annex Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA.

Gatefold cover.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A-side runout, etched): SLX-02259 [sideways $] [DC]
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side runout, etched): SLX-02260 [sideways $] [DC]

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CAT-7620 Sonny Stitt A Tribute To Duke Ellington (With Strings) ‎(LP, Album, Promo) Catalyst Records CAT-7620 US 1977
31C 05263992 Sonny Stitt A Tribute To Duke Ellington (With Strings) ‎(LP, Album) Catalyst Records 31C 05263992 Brazil 1977




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