Meets Sadik Hakim

Meets Sadik Hakim

by Sonny Stitt


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Sadik Hakim (whose original name was Argonne Thornton) played with a few notable names from the bop era (including Charlie Parker) but has long been a somewhat obscure pianist. His "meeting" with Sonny Stitt (who splits his time here evenly between alto and tenor) was about as high profile as he ever got. With bassist Buster Williams and drummer J.R. Mitchell completing the quartet, Stitt is in his usual fine form on five veteran standards, a pair of blues-based originals and Stevie Wonder's "You Are the Sunshine of My Life." The music is not essential but has its heated moments; recommended for bop fans.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/16/2013
Label: Progressive Records
UPC: 0762247703426
catalogNumber: 7034
Rank: 91986

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Sonny Stitt   Primary Artist,Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Sadik Hakim   Piano
J.R. Mitchell   Drums
Buster Williams   Bass

Technical Credits

Sonny Stitt   Composer
Richard Rodgers   Composer
Lars Edegran   Producer
Sadik Hakim   Composer
Lorenz Hart   Composer
Thelonious Monk   Composer
Cole Porter   Composer
Stevie Wonder   Composer
George H. Buck   Liner Notes,Executive Producer
David Stone Martin   Cover Art
Kay Swift   Composer
Paul James   Composer
Douglas Hall   Liner Notes
Fred Miller   Engineer

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