How High the Moon

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This is a 1998 CD reissue guaranteed to frustrate completists. Rather than bring back a complete session or two, the CD has "highlights" from three vintage Sonny Stitt dates owned by Chess and originally put out by Argo and Cadet. Five of the ten numbers cut at a superb 1958 quartet date with pianist Barry Harris Burnin', four of the six selections from a rare meeting with tenor saxophonist Zoot Sims Inter-action and four of the seven performances from a more routine encounter with trombonist Bennie Green and organist Bobby Buster My Main Man are included. The music is generally quite good particularly "Koko," "How High the Moon," "Lonesome Road" and "The Night Has a ...
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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This is a 1998 CD reissue guaranteed to frustrate completists. Rather than bring back a complete session or two, the CD has "highlights" from three vintage Sonny Stitt dates owned by Chess and originally put out by Argo and Cadet. Five of the ten numbers cut at a superb 1958 quartet date with pianist Barry Harris Burnin', four of the six selections from a rare meeting with tenor saxophonist Zoot Sims Inter-action and four of the seven performances from a more routine encounter with trombonist Bennie Green and organist Bobby Buster My Main Man are included. The music is generally quite good particularly "Koko," "How High the Moon," "Lonesome Road" and "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes", and Stitt plays eight songs on tenor and five on alto, showing off his solid sense of swing and his command of the bebop vocabulary. One just wishes the music had been reissued more coherently.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/7/1998
  • Label: Grp Records
  • UPC: 011105081726
  • Catalog Number: 817

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Koko (3:59)
  2. 2 Easy Listening (4:01)
  3. 3 It's Hipper Than That (4:43)
  4. 4 How High the Moon (4:47)
  5. 5 Lover Man (3:49)
  6. 6 Fools Rush In (5:28)
  7. 7 Lonesome Road (7:15)
  8. 8 I Want to Go a Home (4:23)
  9. 9 Katea (6:38)
  10. 10 Flame and Frost (4:30)
  11. 11 The Night Has a Thousand Eyes (5:15)
  12. 12 Our Day Will Come (5:18)
  13. 13 My Main Man (5:57)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Sonny Stitt Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Barry Harris Piano
John Young Piano
Joe Diorio Guitar
Dorel Anderson Drums
William Austin Bass
Bobby Buster Organ
Frank Gant Drums
Bennie Green Trombone
Zoot Sims Tenor Saxophone
Phil Thomas Drums
Barry Harris Trio Piano
Technical Credits
Jimmie Davis Composer
Esmond Edwards Producer
Nancy Hamilton Composer
Orrin Keepnews Reissue Producer
Ron Malo Engineer
Dan Morgenstern Annotation
Roger "Ram" Ramirez Composer
Jimmy Sherman Composer
Erick Labson Remastering
Hollis King Art Direction
Kerosene Halo Art Direction
Morgan Lewis Composer
Jimmy Davis Composer
Nathaniel Shilkret Composer
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