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  1. RECORDING: Dolo Coker: California HardRead the original story

    Monday | All About Jazz

    ... South Carolina and studied in Philadelphia , working there as a jazz pianist from 1944 to 1954. He worked with Sonny Stitt, Gene Ammons, Lou Donaldson and Philly Joe Jones. While on tour with Jones in 1959 at San Francisco's Jazz Workshop, Coker ...

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  2. RECORDING: Sonny Stitt: What'S NewRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... favorite albums. I know the feeling. Back when I first started listening to jazz in the late 1960s, I was a big Sonny Stitt fan and loved his What's New!!! album on Roulette. The 1966 release was reissued on vinyl in 1976 on an album called Stardust ...

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  3. Jazz Saxophonist Max Wagner Is All About Gratitude on Latest AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Denver Westword

    ... Red Holloway, whom Wagner performed with at El Chapultepec. While they were on the bandstand, Holloway called Sonny Stitt's "Eternal Triangle," and Wagner admitted he didn't know the tune. "So Red spent our breaks the rest of that night teaching me ...

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  4. Music Education Monday: Jazz theory with Barry HarrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    ... has run the gamut from swing to bop to modern jazz in his 85 years, performing with major musicians including Sonny Stitt, Illinois Jacquet, Coleman Hawkins, Dexter Gordon, Lee Morgan, Charles McPherson, Max Roach, and many more. He's also been ...

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  5. Mr. Blues and Oscar Rivers join forces for Jazz LegendsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Charleston City Paper

    ... is a master bebop player who made a name for himself in 1970s Chicago playing with everyone from James Brown and Sonny Stitt to Charlie Parker, Stevie Wonder, BB King, the Temptations, the Jackson Five, and the Quincy Jones Orchestra. Meanwhile, ...

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  6. Celebrating the Chicago roots of Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice WhiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Chicago Reader

    ... as a studio musician at Chess Records (playing on legendary sessions by the likes of Etta James, Fontella Bass, Sonny Stitt, Sugar Pie DeSanto, and the Dells) and later replacing drummer Isaac "Red" Holt in the wildly popular jazz trio led by ...

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  7. Richard Howell: Saxophonist, Educator, And Hidden Jedi Of Bay Area JazzRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2016 | Mi2n

    ... is more spirited and melodic, the old-school power thing like Stanley Turrentine and Gene Ammons. He's more Sonny Stitt and Charlie Parker, moving around the horn. We push each other, and I just love that.' The band's revelation is Howell's ...

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  8. Richard Howell: Saxophonist, Educator, and Hidden Jedi of Bay Area JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | KQED

    ... is more spirited and melodic, the old-school power thing like Stanley Turrentine and Gene Ammons. He's more Sonny Stitt and Charlie Parker, moving around the horn. We push each other, and I just love that." The band's revelation is Howell's ...

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  9. Alley named for blue legend Nap Turner should be just the beginningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... West Virginia, in 1931, Nap came to Washington in the 1950s. A bass player, he performed with tenor saxophonists Sonny Stitt and Webster Young, among others, and never missed a chance to see alto sax player Charlie Parker when that troubled genius ...

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