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Portrait of Sonny Criss

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Released  1967
Portrait of Sonny Criss (1967)  Up, Up and Away (1967)
Release date  1967
Label  Prestige Records
Length  31:04
Artist  Sonny Criss
Producer  Don Schlitten
Genre  Jazz
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Recorded  March 23, 1967 Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
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Portrait of Sonny Criss is an album by saxophonist Sonny Criss recorded in 1967 and released on the Prestige label.

Contents

Reception

Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars with its review by Scott Yanow calling it "An excellent outing".

Track listing

  1. "A Million or More Times" (Walter Davis, Jr.) - 4:25
  2. "Wee" (Denzil Best) - 4:32
  3. "God Bless the Child" (Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog, Jr.) - 6:30
  4. "On a Clear Day" (Burton Lane, Alan Jay Lerner) - 6:21
  5. "Blues in the Closet" (Oscar Pettiford) - 5:14
  6. "Smile" (Charlie Chaplin) - 4:39

Personnel

  • Sonny Criss - alto saxophone
  • Walter Davis, Jr. - piano
  • Paul Chambers - bass
  • Alan Dawson - drums
  • Songs

    1A Million or More Times4:25
    2Wee4:32
    3God Bless the Child6:30

    References

    Portrait of Sonny Criss Wikipedia


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