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Sonny Stitt (1924–1982)

Sonny Stitt was born on February 2, 1924 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Edward Boatner Jr. He died on July 22, 1982 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Black Girl Soundtrack
Youthful Sinners Music Department


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 2017 Bosch (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Right Play (2017) ... (performer: "Ballad for Baby" - uncredited)
 2012 On the Road (performer: "The One Before This")
 1986 Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (performer: "Out in the Cold Again")
 1979 Island of Dr. Love (performer: "Got to Get Over" - uncredited)
 1972 Black Girl (performer: "Black Girl")
 1959 Jazz on a Summer's Day (Documentary) (music: "Loose Walk") / (performer: "Loose Walk")
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 1958 Youthful Sinners (musician)
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 1967 In memoriam Charlie Parker (TV Movie)
Himself - Musician (as & ts)
 1966 The Cool of the Evening (TV Series)
Himself - Tenor Saxophone
- Sonny Stitt, Bob Stuckley, Woody Martin (1966) ... Himself - Tenor Saxophone
 1959 Jazz on a Summer's Day (Documentary)

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Album: "Sonny Stitt and the Top Brass"

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Jazz saxophonist (alto, tenor and baritone), plus vocalist. See more »



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