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Who cut who on "The Eternal Triangle"?

  • Sonny Rollins

    Votes: 6 12.0%
  • Sonny Stitt

    Votes: 7 14.0%
  • This is music, not sports, they both sound incredible

    Votes: 37 74.0%
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I predict that option 3 will get 75% or more of the vote...
 

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This was one of my first albums and is still one of my favorites. I always thought Sonny won. :D
 

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I think Stitt was definitely going for a "win", since conventional wisdom/urban legend
has it that he was extremely competitive.

I wonder what Rollins' mindset was on those sessions re: playing w/ Stitt .

Since all I can do is speculate, I don't think he was that concerned about
being top dog, since he had already played alongside the likes of Bird and
Clifford Brown, and at furious uptempos w/ Max Roach putting the pots on.

Stitt played his a** off on that cut, but I think Newk has that extra something.

His phrasing and sense of swing has always been a benchmark for me.

Oh, I opted not to vote, but would probably have picked #3.
 

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Whats the next poll going to be...

Who cut who on the Jeff "Tain" Watts CD "Bar Talk"

a. Brecker
b. Branford
c. Who ever came up with this is out of their mind!
 
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