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William "Sonny" Criss (October 23, 1927 - November 19, 1977) was an American musician. An alto saxophonist of modest prominence during the era of . Like his partial namesake, Sonny Stitt, Criss was never considered a true innovator (see Charlie Parker), but was a stylist and exceptional player in his own right, and furthered the bebop vocabulary.

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  • the man totally murders it on Birth of the New Cool, such a great passionate player!
  • he can really blow. very nice tone
  • Crisscraft <3 specially "The Isle of celia"...can't get enough
  • Sonny's dream - A must have even in the tiniest jazz collection
  • Very underappreciated!
  • I AM NEW TO THE SITE AND I AM SPOILT FOR CHOICE
  • いかにも躁欝って感じがするよな。

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