Sonny Stitt Plays Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements

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Sonny Stitt Plays Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements
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Studio album by Sonny Stitt
Released 1959
Recorded February 16, 1959
Los Angeles, CA
Genre Jazz
Length 43:47
Label Verve
MGV 8309
Sonny Stitt chronology
The Hard Swing
(1959)The Hard Swing1959
Sonny Stitt Plays Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements
A Little Bit of Stitt
(1959)A Little Bit of Stitt1959

Sonny Stitt Plays Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements is an album by saxophonist Sonny Stitt performing music arranged by Jimmy Giuffre recorded in 1959 and originally released on the Verve label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic site awarded the album 4½ stars.[2]

Track listing

All compositions by Sonny Stitt except as indicated

  1. "New York Blues" (Jimmy Giuffre) - 3:56
  2. "Giuff" - 2:58
  3. "Laura" (David Raksin, Johnny Mercer) - 4:50
  4. "Sonny Boy" (Ray Henderson, Buddy De Sylva, Lew Brown) - 3:57
  5. "Down Country" (Stitt, Giuffre) - 6:57
  6. "Singin' in the Rain" (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed) - 4:27
  7. "Uptown" - 5:21
  8. "Downtown" - 4:38
  9. "I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart" (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Henry Nemo, John Redmond) - 3:23
  10. "Two for Timbucktu" (Giuffre) - 3:20



  1. Verve Records Catalog: 8300 series accessed December 8, 2015
  2. 2.0 2.1 Allmusic listing accessed December 8, 2015