Inductee Spotlight: Sonny Stitt
A formidable alto and tenor saxophonist, Sonny Stitt blew blues, ballads and bop on stages from Sydney to Stockholm to San Francisco—and still found time to record over 100 albums.
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About the WPI Jazz History Database

The Jazz History Database is an interactive multimedia museum focused on artists deserving of wider recognition and dedicated to the preservation of “at-risk” jazz artifacts. The rare and unique materials on our website have been contributed by individuals, academics, institutions and media by both U.S. and international donors. Our collections are reviewed by our Curators and Editorial Team, but the actual items remain the sole property of the contributor.

The Jazz History Database is non-profit and is hosted by Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) under the direction of Professor Richard Falco, Director of Jazz Studies. The team at WPI works in partnership with the Jazz Education Network, the Massachusetts Association for Jazz Education, and WICN Radio.