Don Patterson With Sonny Stitt And Billy James – The Boss Men

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The Boss Men is an album by organist Don Patterson with saxophonist Sonny Stitt and drummer Billy James recorded in late 1965 and released on the Prestige label.

“The Prestige brass and listeners alike recognized the players shared affinity and while these sessions are just two of many the trio took part in over the years they are each representative of the kind of creative sparks usually kicked up at each encounter.” – Derek Taylor/AllAboutJazz.

Track listing:
“Diane” (Art Pepper) – 5:40
Someday My Prince Will Come” (Frank Churchill, Larry Morey) – 8:15
“Easy to Love” (Cole Porter) – 5:40
“What’s New?” (Johnny Burke, Bob Haggart) – 5:30
Big C’s Rock” (Don Patterson) – 3:09
They Say That Falling in Love Is Wonderful” (Irving Berlin) – 7:45

Don Patterson – organ
Sonny Stitt – alto saxophone
Billy James – drums


Released: 1966
Recorded: December 28, 1965
Studio: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Label: Prestige
PR 7466
Producer: Cal Lampley