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  • Jul 30,  · Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group Days of Wine and Roses · Sonny Criss This Is Criss! ℗ Fantasy, Inc. Released on: .
  • Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Sonny Criss - This Is Criss! at Discogs. Complete your Sonny Criss collection/5(47).
  • Jul 30,  · Alto saxphonist Sonny Criss (not to be confused with any of the other "Sonnys" of the saxophone: Sonny Rollins, Sonny Stitt, and Sonny Red) was a very original player and a master improviser. He could take something as simple as "Days Of Wine And Roses," which is featured on this album and make it swing so hard you would think it was an uptempo tune/5(12).
  • Allmusic awarded the album 4½ stars with its review by Stephen Cook stating, "Sonny Criss qualifies as one of the most overlooked giants of West Coast jazz. His sound -- like most alto players of the bebop and hard bop days -- was heavily influenced by Charlie Parker, but Criss still managed to forge an original style featuring a very original melodic bent with loads of bluesy dawynsternfirenalmehuginn.infoinfo: Jazz.
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  • Along with tenor saxophonist Harold Land, altoist Sonny Criss qualifies as one of the most overlooked giants of West Coast jazz. His sound -- like most alto players of the bebop and hard bop days -- was heavily influenced by Charlie Parker, but Criss still managed to forge an original style featuring a very original melodic bent with loads of bluesy underpinnings.9/

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