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Gerry Mulligan

We remember Gerry Mulligan. ‘Baritone And Gerry’

This day (January 20, 1996), in Darien, Connecticut, died Gerry Mulligan, an American jazz baritone saxophonist, clarinetist, composer and arranger. Tracklist : Satin Doll (1987) . North Atlantic Run (1981) . Out Back Of The Barn (1980) . w/ Charles Mingus – Goodbye Pork Pie Hat (1975) . w/ Dave Brubeck – Lullaby To Mexico […]

This week In Jazz Legends 37

Gerry Mulligan, Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis & Friends, Ornette Coleman, Jean-Luc Ponty, Billy Cobham, Stanley Clarke, Jason Moran, Eliane Elias, Lionel Loueke, Charlie Hunter, Nels Cline & Fred Frith. They are the “Jazz Legends” selected among the 220 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . […]

This week In Jazz Legends 32

Dinah Shore, Andy Williams, Ella Fitzgerald, Milt Jackson, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Gerry Mulligan, Bob Brookmeyer, John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner , Dave Brubeck, Ben Webster, Oscar Peterson, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins, Jim Hall, Jean Luc Ponty, Herbie Hancock. They are the “Jazz Legends” selected among the 244 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are […]

We remember Bob Brookmeyer. ‘Big Band Man’

This day (December 15, 2011), in New London, New Hampshire,, died Bob Brookmeyeran American jazz valve trombonist, pianist, arranger and composer. Tracklist : w/ John Scofield – Moonlight in Vermont . w/ Jim Hall . w/ The Clark Terry Quintet (1965) . w/ Gerry Mulligan – Walking Shoes (1956) . Tracklist : A Felicidade . […]

We remember Dave Brubeck. ‘Take Final’

This day ( December 5, 2012), in Norwalk, Connecticut, died David Warren Dave Brubeck, an American jazz pianist. Tracklist : On Take Five (2009) . w/ Paul Desmond & Gerry Mulligan – All The Things You Are (1971) . Thank You (2000) . Three To Get Ready . Unsquare Dance . Blue Rondo À La Turk (1962) […]

Gerry Mulligan records the album ‘Presenting the Gerry Mulligan…

Gerry Mulligan’s ‘Presenting the Gerry Mulligan Sextet’ is a studio album recorded on September 21and October 22 & 31, 1955 In 1955 and released the same year by Emarcy. Track Listing : 1.Mud Bug (Jerry Lloyd) – 05:03 . 2.Sweet And Lovely (Gus Arnheim, Harry Tobias, Jules Lemare) – 02:40 . 3.Apple Core (Gerry Mulligan) […]

This week In Jazz Legends 21

Jean Luc Ponty, Weather Report, Miles Davis, Marcus Miller, The Crusaders, Tom Jobim, Sarah Vaughan, Betty Carter, Ralph Towner, Gary Peacock, Baden Powell, Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Astor Piazzolla, Gerry Mulligan, Clark Terry, Phil Woods. They are the “Jazz Legends” selected among the 311 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one […]

Playing Miles

‘So What’, ‘Blue In Green’, ‘Freddie Freeloader’, ‘All Blues’ etc. Miles Davis who passed away today 28 years ago, has left many compositions for the ages. Some of them have been covered by famous and not so famous artists. Sting, Marcus Miller, Herbie Hancock, Gerry Mulligan, Art Farmer, Lee Konitz, John Mclaughlin, Chet Baker, Hiromi, […]

This week In Jazz Legends 18

Branford Marsalis, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Joe Henderson, McCoy Tyner, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Herbie Hancock, Return to Forever, Stan Kenton, Jimmy Smith, Maynard Ferguson, Gerry Mulligan, Modern Jazz Quartet, Martial Solal, Toots Thielemans. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 273 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one […]

We remember Toots Thielemans. ‘Toots, 94, Une (dernière) Fois’

This day (August 22, 2016), in Brussels, Belgium, died Jean-Baptiste Frédéric Isidor, Baron Thielemans a.k.a Toots Thielemans, a Belgian jazz musician well known for his guitar and harmonica playing as well as his whistling. Thielemans is credited as one of the greatest harmonica players of the 20th century.

Gerry Mulligan and Thelonious Monk record ‘Mulligan Meets Monk’ in…

‘Mulligan Meets Monk’ by Gerry Mulligan & Thelonious Monk is an album recorded on August 12–13, 1957 In 1957 and released the same year by Riverside. Track Listing : 1.’Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen) – 08:29 . 2.Rhythm-A-Ning (Thelonious Monk) – 05:19 . 3.Sweet And Lovely (Gus Arnheim, Jules Lemare, Harry Tobias) […]

This week In Jazz Legends 15

Herbie Hancock, David Sanborn, Marcus Miller, Steps Ahead, Spyro Gyra, Arturo Sandoval, Wayne Bergeron, Gerry Mulligan, Dave Brubeck, Doc Severinsen, Miles Davis, Chet Baker, Sonny Rollins, Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Wayne Shorter. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 241 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. […]