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Sonny Red

as, 1932-1981 US, Detroit
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Sylvester Kyner.

Sonny Red (December 17, 1932, in Detroit as Sylvester Kyner Jr. – March 20, 1981) was an American jazz alto saxophonist associated with the hard bop idiom among other styles. He had some success in the 1960s, but had fallen into obscurity by the late 1970s.

  • Alto sax
  • Flute
  • Tenor sax
  • Jazz
  • Soundtrack
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Alone Too Long on Out Of The Blue by Sonny Red
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Stay As Sweet As You Are on Out Of The Blue by Sonny Red
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Nadia on Out Of The Blue by Sonny Red
Blues In The Pocket on Out Of The Blue by Sonny Red
The Lope on Out Of The Blue by Sonny Red
Love Song on Sonny Red by Sonny Red
Lost April on Out Of The Blue by Sonny Red
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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Baltimore 1966Blue Mitchell & Sonny Red2016Album
Complete Savoy & Prestige SessionsCurtis Fuller's Quintet With Sonny Red2008Compil.
Red, Blue & GreenSonny Red2000Compil.
Live At The Connecticut Jazz PartyBobby Timmons Featuring Sonny Red1981Album
Sonny RedSonny Red1971Album
The ModeSonny Red With Grant Green And Barry Harris1962Album
ImagesSonny Red With Blue Mitchell And Grant Green1962Album
A Story TaleClifford Jordan And Sonny Red1961Album
A Story TaleClifford Jordan And Sonny Red1961Album
Out Of The BlueSonny Red1960Album
BreezingSonny Red1960Album
Alone Too LongSonny Red1960Single
BreezingSonny Red1960Album
Stay As Sweet As You AreSonny Red1960Single
Art Pepper & Sonny ReddArt Pepper & Sonny Red1959Album
Jazz...It's Magic!Curtis Fuller, Sonny Red, Tommy Flanagan, George Tucker, Louis Hayes1958Album
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