Stan Getz Quartet plays in Vienna, Austria (1987)

July 4, 1987 - the Stan Getz Quartet featuring Kenny Barron on piano performs at Jazz Gala in Stadthalle Vienna, Austria.<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Stan-Getz-Getz-à-Go-Go-RVJ.jpeg' alt='Stan Getz - Getz à Go Go' width='190' height='161'/><img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/6a00e008dca1f088340167687ceeea970b-800wi.jpg'…

We remember Stan Getz. ‘Getz à Go Go’

This day (June 6, 1991), in Malibu, California, died Stan Getz, an American jazz saxophone player who was known as The Sound. Tracklist : 1 . Lush Life (1983) 2 . Yours And Mine (1990) 3 . Blood Count (1989) 4 . Dream’S (1986) 5 . w/ Chet Baker - Airegin (1983) 6 . w/ Dizzy Gillespie - I Can'T Get Started (1978) 7 . Chega De Saudade (1976) 8 . A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square (1967) 9 . w/…

Stan Getz plays while Michel Legrand conducts (1972)

April 29, 1972 - you do not miss Stan Getz with a Symphony Orchestra conducted by Michel Legrand on French television. <img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Stan-Getz-Getz-à-Go-Go-RVJ.jpeg' alt='Stan Getz - Getz à Go Go' width='190' height='161'/><img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/6a00e008dca1f088340167687ceeea970b-800wi.jpg' alt='Stan…

MGM / Verve publish ‘Jazz Samba’ by Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd (1962)

'Jazz Samba' by Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd is a bossa nova (and the first on the American jazz scene) album released on April 20, 1962 by Mgm/Verve. Track Listing : 1.Desafinado (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça) - 05:52 . 2.Samba Dees Days (Charlie Byrd) - 03:35 . 3.O Pato (Jayme Silva, Neuza Teixeira) - 02:34 . 4.Samba Triste (Baden Powell, Billy Blanco) - 04:44 . 5.Samba De Uma Nota Só…

Stan Getz records ‘Sweet Rain’ with Chick Corea et al (1967)

Stan Getz' 'Sweet Rain' is an album recorded on March 21 & 30, 1967 with Chick Corea, Ron Carter and Grady Tate and released in July 1967.Track Listing : 1.Litha (Chick Corea) - 08:30 . 2.O Grande Amor (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius Demoraes) - 04:44 . 3.Sweet Rain (Mike Gibbs) - 07:12 . 4.Con Alma (Dizzy Gillespie) - 08:06 . 5.Windows (Chick Corea) - 08:57 Musicians : Stan Getz - Tenor…

‘Getz/Gilberto’ by Stan Getz & João Gilberto features also Tom Jobim and Astrud Gilberto (1963)

'Getz/Gilberto' by Stan Getz & João Gilberto is an album featuring Antonio Carlos Jobim and Astrud Gilberto, recorded on March 18–19, 1963 and released in March 1964 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.The Girl From Ipanema (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinicius De Moraes, Norman Gimbel) - 05:24 . 2.Doralice (Dorival Caymmi, Antonio Almeida) - 02:46 . 3.P'Ra Machucar Meu Coração (Ary Barroso) - 05:05 .…

Stan Getz & Chet Baker meet in Stockholm (1983)

February 18, 1983 - Stan Getz and Chet Baker perform together at the Södra Teatern in Stockholm, Sweden<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Stan-Getz-Getz-à-Go-Go-RVJ.jpeg' alt='Stan Getz - Getz à Go Go' width='190' height='161'/><img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/6a00e008dca1f088340167687ceeea970b-800wi.jpg' alt='Stan Getz & Charlie…

Dizzy Gillespie records ‘For Musicians Only’ with Stan Getz and Sonny Stitt (1956)

Dizzy Gillespie's 'For Musicians Only' is recorded on October 16, 1956 with Stan Getz and Sonny Stitt and released in 1958 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Bebop (Dizzy Gillespie) - 12:48 . 2.Dark Eyes (Florian Hermann) - 12:10 . 3.Wee (Allen'S Alley) (Denzil Best, Dizzy Gillespie) - 08:28 . 4.Lover Come Back To Me (Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) - 09:33 Musicians : Dizzy Gillespie - Trumpet…

On TV today, Oscar Peterson, Stan Getz et al sit in with Nat King Cole (1957)

October 15, 1957 - for his own NBC show, Nat King Cole is accompanied by Jazz At The Philharmonic - that is Illinois Jacquet (ts), Ray Brown (b), Roy Eldridge (tp), Stan Getz (ts), Coleman Hawkins (ts), Oscar Peterson (p), Flip Phillips (ts), Herb Ellis (g) and Papa Jo Jones (d) - .<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Nat-King-Cole-Cole-Español-RVJ.jpg' alt='Nat King…

Stan Getz and J.J. Johnson plus the Oscar Peterson trio record ‘Stan Getz and J.J. Johnson at the Opera House’ for Verve (1957)

'Stan Getz and J.J. Johnson at the Opera House' is a live album recorded on October 10, 1957, accompanied by the Oscar Peterson trio and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Billie'S Bounce (Charlie Parker) – 09:45 . 2.My Funny Valentine (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 08:10 . 3.Crazy Rhythm (Irving Caesar, Joseph Meyer, Roger Wolfe Kahn) – 07:59 . 4.Blues In The Closet (Oscar…

Stan Getz goes to Stockholm (1978)

October 10, 1978 - Stan Getz performs in Stockholm, Sweden, backed by a band of local musicians<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Stan-Getz-Getz-à-Go-Go-RVJ.jpeg' alt='Stan Getz - Getz à Go Go' width='190' height='161'/><img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/6a00e008dca1f088340167687ceeea970b-800wi.jpg' alt='Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd –…

Stan Getz sits in with Hermeto Pascoal & Grupo (1978)

September 14, 1978 - Hermeto Pascoal has invited Stan Getz and several others to join him and his "Grupo" during his concert at "Festival de Jazz de São Paulo" at the Palácio das Convenções do Anhembi<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Stan-Getz-Getz-à-Go-Go-RVJ.jpeg' alt='Stan Getz - Getz à Go Go' width='190' height='161'/><img…

Stan Getz records for Verve, ‘Big Band Bossa Nova’ with the Gary McFarland Orchestra (1962)

Stan Getz' 'Big Band Bossa Nova' is an album recorded on August 27 and 28, 1962 with the Gary McFarland Orchestra and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Manha De Carnival (Morning Of The Carnival) (Luiz Bonfá) - 05:48 . 2.Balanço No Samba (Street Dance) (Gary Mcfarland) - 02:59 . 3.Melancólico (Melancholy) (Gary Mcfarland) - 04:42 . 4.Entre Amigos (Sympathy Between Friends) (Gary…

Stan Getz plays at Montreux Jazz (1978)

July 20, 1978 - Stan Getz Quintet - that is Stan Getz (ts), Andy Laverne (p), Mike Richmond (b) and Billy Hart (d) - performs at "Montreux Jazz Festival" in Switzerland<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Stan-Getz-Getz-à-Go-Go-RVJ.jpeg' alt='Stan Getz - Getz à Go Go' width='190' height='161'/><img…

Stan Getz takes his Group to Munich (1990)

July 18, 1990 - The Stan Getz Group - that is Stan Getz (ts), Kenny Barron (p), Eddie Del Barrio & Frank Zottoli (synth), Alex Blake (b) and Terri Lyne Carrington (d) - will perform at Munich Philarmonie in Munich, Germany

Stan Getz records ‘Focus’ for Verve with a string orchestra (1961)

Stan Getz' 'Focus' is an album recorded on July 14 & 28 and September-October 1961 with a string orchestra and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.I'M Late, I'M Late (Eddie Sauter) - 08:10 . 2.Her (Eddie Sauter) - 06:13 . 3.Pan (Eddie Sauter) - 03:58 . 4.I Remember When (Eddie Sauter) - 05:03 . 5.Night Rider (Eddie Sauter) - 03:58 . 6.Once Upon A Time (Eddie Sauter) - 04:48 .…

Stan Getz plays at North Sea Jazz (1980)

July 13, 1980 - Stan Getz performs with Mitchel Forman (p), Brian Bromberg (b), Mike Hyman (d) and Chuck Loeb (g) at "North Sea Jazz Festival" in The Hague, The Netherlands<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Stan-Getz-Getz-à-Go-Go-RVJ.jpeg' alt='Stan Getz - Getz à Go Go' width='190' height='161'/><img…

Stan, Chick, Dizzy et al go to the White House (1982)

December 4, 1982 - American president Ronald Reagan has invited a few top jazz players to the White House - that is Diane Schuur, Stan Getz, Chick Corea, Miroslav Vitouš, Roy Haynes, Dizzy Gillespie, Jon Faddis next to classical violonist Itzhak Perlman - for a private concert More Info<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Stan-Getz-Getz-à-Go-Go-RVJ.jpeg' alt='Stan Getz…

This week In Jazz Legends 27/52

Stan Getz Quartet, Pat Metheny Group, Astor Piazzolla, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen, Buddy Rich, Modern Jazz Quartet, Louis Armstrong, Jaco Pastorius, Lionel Hampton, Billy Cobham, George Duke Band, John Coltrane, Don Ellis

This week In Jazz Legends 23/52

Stan Getz, Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Tony Williams, Paul Desmond, Dave Brubeck, Monty Alexander, Ray Brown, Herb Ellis, Hilton Ruiz, Cyrus Chestnut, Berklee Sextet, Paquito D'Rivera, Hendrik Meurkens, Stanley Turrentine, Kamasi Washington, Anthony Braxton, Steve Lacy Quartet, Sun Ra Arkestra

This week In Jazz Legends 19/52

Stan Getz, Chet Baker, Arturo Sandoval, Branford Marsalis, Dexter Gordon, Thelonious Monk, Joshua Redman, Sonny Rollins, Mal Waldron, Woody Shaw , Pharoah Sanders, Carla Bley, Steve Swallow, Andy Sheppard, Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, Jack Dejohnette, Gary Burton, Pat Metheny, Steve Swallow, Antonio Sanchez

This week In Jazz Legends 17/52

John Coltrane, Dexter Gordon, Jimmy Smith, Count Basie, Joshua Redman, Benny Golson, Freddie Hubbard, Stan Getz, Michel Legrand, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Toots Thielemans, Fred Hersch, Diane Schuur

Miles Davis records ‘Round About Midnight’ with John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones (1956)

Miles Davis' 'Round About Midnight' is an album recorded on October 26, 1955; June 5 and September 10, 1956 and released on March 18, 1957 by Columbia.1 . Round About Midnight (1967) 2 . Round Midnight ( La Pinède, Juan-les-Pins, France - July 25, 1969) Track listing . 1.'Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams) - 06:00 . 2.Ah-Leu-Cha (Charlie Parker) - 05:55 . 3.All of You (Cole…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Jazz at Santa Monica ’72’ with the Count Basie Orchestra (1972)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Jazz at Santa Monica '72' is a live album recorded on June 2, 1972 with the Tommy Flanagan trio and the Count Basie Orchestra and released on August 2, 1972 by Pablo.Track Listing : 1.Introductions By Norman Granz - 01:00 . 2.Basie Power (Ernie Wilkins) - 03:07 . 3.The Spirit Is Willing (Sammy Nestico) - 04:37 . 4.The Meetin' Time (Oliver Nelson) - 04:50 . 5.Blues In Hoss'S…

We Remember Mary Lou Williams. ‘Mary Lou, First Lady of Jazz’

This day (May 28, 1981), in Durham, North Carolina, died Mary Lou Williams, an American jazz pianist, composer and arranger.Digest Tracklist : Solo Blues Piano. . My Blue Heaven . Interview (1976) . Live At Montreux 78 . w/ Stan Getz (1978) . Tracklist : Praise The Lord . It Ain't Necessarily So . Taurus . miss d.d. . A Grand Night For Swinging . My Blue Heaven . Night Life . Anima Christi .…

We Remember Coleman Hawkins. ‘The True Mister Bean’

This day (May 19, 1969), in New York City, New York, died Coleman Hawkins, an American jazz tenor saxophonist.Digest Tracklist : Disorder At The Border . With Lester Young . With Harry Edison . South Of France Blues . Body and Soul (1967) . With Charlie Parker (1950) . Tracklist : Greensleeves . Body And Soul . La Rosita . Smoke Gets in Your Eyes . Desafinado . One Note Samba (Samba De Uma Nota…

We Remember Elvin Jones. ‘Heavy Elvin’

This day (May 18, 2004), in Englewood, New Jersey, died Elvin Jones, an American jazz drummer.Digest Tracklist : Night In Tunisia (1999) . A Love Supreme (1997) . A Different Drummer (1/2) . A Different Drummer (2/2) . w/ Mccoytyner, Freddie Hubbard, Ron Carter (1982) . The Children/Merry-Go-Round (1973) . John Coltrane Quartet – My Favorite Things (1965) . John Coltrane Quartet With Eric Dolphy…

We remember Chet Baker. ‘Chet After Chet’

This day (May 13, 1988), in Amsterdam, Netherlands, died Chesney Henry Baker, Jr. a.k.a Chet Baker, an American jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist and singer.Digest Tracklist : Blue In Green (1988) . My Funny Valentine (1987) . w/ Van Morrison - Send In The Clowns (1986) . w/ Stan Getz - Sweden (1983) . Love For Sale (1979) . Time After Time (1964) . w/ Lars Gullin - All The Things You Are (1959) .…

Happy Birthday to Ron Carter. ‘Beau Ron’

This day (May 4, 1937), in Ferndale, Michigan, is born Ron Carter, an American jazz double-bassist. Digest Tracklist : w/ Al Foster & Eli Degibri - United Blues (2019) . Foursight (2018) . You Are My Sunshine (2015) . Golden Striker Trio (2013) . My Funny Valentine (2011) . Dear Miles (2010) . w/ Helen Sung - First Trip (2009) . Autumn Leaves (2006) . Little Walts (1990) . w/ Bobby…

Impulse! publish John Coltrane’s ‘Impressions’ featuring Eric Dolphy on one track (1963)

John Coltrane's 'Impressions' is an album (both live and studio) recorded in November 1961, on September 18, 1962 and April 29, 1963 and released in 1963 by Impulse!Track Listing : 1.India (John Coltrane) - 14:10 . 2.Up 'Gainst The Wall (John Coltrane) - 03:16 . 3.Impressions (John Coltrane) - 14:57 . 4.After The Rain (John Coltrane) - 04:11 . 5.Dear Old Stockholm (Stan Getz, Traditional) -…

We remember Dexter Gordon. ‘The True Dexter’

This day (April 25, 1990), in Philadelphia, died Dexter Gordon, an American jazz tenor saxophonist.Digest Tracklist : Laura . Body And Soul (1982) . Tanya . Cheesecake (1977) . ‪The Shadow Of Your Smile (1974) . Gingerbread Boy (1973) . I Want More (1964) . Night In Tunisia (1964) . Lady Bird (1964) . You'Ve Changed (1963) . Tracklist : Willow Weep for Me . Cheese Cake . Darn That Dream . I…

Happy Birthday Astrud Gilberto. ‘La Garota de Bahia’

This day (March 30, 1940), in Bahia, Brazil, is born Astrud Gilberto, a Brazilian samba and bossa nova singer.Digest Tracklist : Canto De Ossanha (1991) . Ponteio (1991) . My Friend Flora (1988) . @ Hollabrunn Festival (1985) . Samba de Verão . Meditation (1967) . Bim Bom (1966) . w/ Stan Getz- La Chica de Ipanema (1964) . Corcovado . Tracklist : Agua De Beber . The Girl From Ipanema . Fly…

Happy Birthday Roy Haynes. ‘Vive Le Roy’

This day (March 13, 1925 ), in Boston, Massachusetts, is born Roy Owen Haynes, an American jazz drummer.Tracklist : w/ David Kikoski (2019) . The 7-Decade Career of Drummer Roy Haynes (2018) . w/ The Fountain Of Youth Quartet - At Dizzy'S Club (2011) . Interview . Various (2009) . w/ Chick Corea - Duet (2009) . w/ Pat Metheny, Dave Holland - How Insensitive (1992) . Red Rodney All Stars - At…

This week In Jazz Legends 10/52

Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter . Billy Cobham, Sonny Rollins, Ernestine Anderson, Art Blakey . The Jazz Messengers, Buddy Rich . His Orchestra, Freddie Hubbard, Les Mccann . Eddie Harris, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Stan Getz . Flora Purim, Milton Nascimento . Naná Vasconcelos, Bobby McferrinThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 286 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are…

Happy Birthday Flora Purim. ‘Pure Rhythm’

This day (March 6, 1942), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is born Flora Purim a Brazilian jazz singer.Tracklist : w/ Airto Moreira Live . w/ United Nation All Star Orchestra Esquinas . w/ Airto Moreira @ Telluride Jazz Festival . w/ Elaine Elias, & David Sanborn - Jobim Medley (1997) . w/ Fourth World & Diana Moreira-Purim - Time One . Rhythm Runner - Overdub By Giovanni Hidalgo & Freddie…

We remember Tony Williams

This day (February 23, 1997), in Daly City, California, died Anthony Tillmon 'Tony' Williams, an American drummer and pioneer of jazz fusion.Tracklist : w/ Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter - Agitation (1963) . 2 Solos Tribute To Miles Davis (1992 ) . w/ Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Wallace Roney, Ron Carter - So What . w/ Dizzy,Mccoy Tyner,Ron Carter & Freddie…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 07/52

2Pac . Dr.Dre, Johnny Cash . Waylon Jennings, Sting . Peter Gabriel, Sergio Mendes, Erykah Badu . Will.I.Am . Willy Deville . Jan Akkerman, Kylie Minogue . Robbie Williams, Chuck Berry . John Lennon, Ed Sheeran . Stormzy, Al Jarreau . Kurt Elling, Patti Labelle . Michael Mcdonald, Stan Getz . Chet Baker, Serge Gainsbourg . Screamin Jay HawkinsThey are the 12 one-off collaborations selected among…

We remember Nat King Cole. ‘Nat “Unforgettable” Cole’

This day (February 15, 1965), in Santa Monica, California, died Nathaniel Adams Coles a.k.a. Nat King Cole, an American singer.Tracklist : Straighten Up And Fly Right . My Flaming Heart (1953) . The Christmas Song . What'S My Line? (1953) . Mona Lisa . When I Fall In Love (1957) . After Midnight Once More (1961) . w/ Ella Fitzgerald - Lamento Negro (1958) . Tracklist : L-O-V-E . Unforgettable .…

We Remember J. J. Johnson. ‘Bonified’

This day ( February 4, 2001), in Indianapolis, Indiana, died James Louis 'J.J.' Johnson, an American jazz trombonist.Tracklist : Autumn Leaves . w/ Kai Winding - It'S Alright With Me . It Never Entered My Mind . Blue Bossa (1993) . w/ Sonny Stitt H. Mcghee - Now'S The Time . w/ Jamey Abersold - Unknown . Quintergy (1993) . Carolyn Johnson - Lament . Tracklist : Lover Man . Turnpike . Capri .…

We remember French composer & conductor Michel Legrand

This day (January 26, 2019), in Paris, France, died Michel Legrand, a French musical composer, arranger, conductor, and pianist.Tracklist : w/ Sarah Vaughan - Sweet Gingerbread Man (1972) . w/ Meow Meow - Sans Toi (2011) . w/ Natalie Dessay - The Summer Knows (2012) . w/ Oscar Peterson - Watch What Happens . w/ Tamara Gverdtsiteli - Les Parapluies de Cherbourg . w/ Barbra Streisand - What are…