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Stan Getz

This week In Jazz Legends 31

Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Abdullah Ibrahim, Carlos Ward, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Stan Getz, Flora Purim, Dave Brubeck, Benny Goodman, Wes Montgomery, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Chick Corea, Roy Haynes, Miroslav Vitous, Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, James Moody, Gene Harris, Ray Brown, Grady Tate. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 240 Posts we […]

Happy Birthday Miroslav Vitous. ‘Vitous’Virtuosity’

This day (December 6, 1947), in Prague, Czechoslovakia, is born Miroslav Vitousa Czech jazz bassist. Tracklist : My Romance (2019) . w/ Adam Pieronczyk (2018) . w/Jiří Stivín – Jazzinec (2016) . improvisation #1l (2015) . w/ Project Q – Jarasum Jazz Festival (2013) . w/ Chick Corea Trio – Rhythm A Ning . w/ […]

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

We remember Charlie Byrd. ‘Last Flight’

This day (December 2, 1999), in Annapolis, Maryland, died Charlie Byrd, an American guitarist known for his association with Stan Getz. and Brazilian music. Digest Tracklist : Corcovado . He loves, she loves & How long has this been going on . w/ Tal Farlow, Barney Kessel – Seven Come Eleven (1988) . Shiny Stockings […]

This week In Jazz Legends 30

Stan Getz, Charlie Byrd , Chico Hamilton, Herbie Hancock, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Oscar Peterson, Count Basie, Stanley Turrentine, Joe Henderson, Kenny Wheeler, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie , Bill Evans, Jaco Pastorius, Rahsaan Roland Kirk. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 243 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in […]

This week In Jazz Legends 24

Cannonball Adderley, Thelonious Monk, Count Basie, Nat king Cole, Illinois Jacquet, Ray Brown, Roy Eldridge, Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins, Oscar Peterson, Flip Phillips, Herb Ellis, Papa Jo Jones, Art Blakey, The Jazz Messengers, Dave Brubeck, Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, Cedar Walton, Micky Roker, Shirley Horn, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington , Gene Krupa, Anita O’Day, Miles […]

Dizzy Gillespie records ‘For Musicians Only’ with Stan Getz and…

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 […]

This week In Jazz Legends 23

Pat Metheny, Kenny Garrett, Chick Corea, Gary Burton, Lee Konitz, Chick Corea, Pharoah Sanders, John Hicks, Dave Brubeck, Paul Desmond, Miles Davis, Stan Getz, Milt Jackson, Benny Golson, Art Farmer, NHØP, Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, Chucho Valdes, Archie Shepp, Max Roach, Abdullah Ibrahim, James Blood Ulmer, Sam Rivers. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected […]

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, […]

Concord Records publish Diane Schuur’s ‘Friends for Schuur,’…

Diane Schuur’s ‘Friends for Schuur’ is an album featuring duets with Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder and released on September 26, 2000 by Concord Records. Track Listing : 1.Easy Living (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) – 04:26 . 2.I’D Fly (Riccardo Cocciante, Jean Paul Drean, Roxanne Seeman) – 05:07 . 3.For The First Time (Gerry Goffin, […]

This week In Jazz Legends (special collaborations) 20

Bobby McFerrin, The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Randy Crawford, Joe Sample, Kenny Garrett, Roy Ayers, Oscar D’Leon, Steve Turre, Joe Zawinul, Trilok Gurtu, Freddie Hubbard, Cedar Walton, Ron Carter, Lenny White, Jim Hall, Attila Zoller, Red Mitchell, Daniel Humair, George Benson, Earl Klugh, Grady Tate, Jimmy Smith, Stanley Turrentine, Hermeto Pascoal, Stan Getz, Larry Coryell, […]

Stan Getz records for Verve, ‘Big Band Bossa Nova’ with the Gary…

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) […]

This week In Jazz Legends 13

Deodato, The Zawinul Syndicate, Billy Cobham, Max Roach, Horace Silver, Stan Getz, Gerry Mulligan, Bob Brookmeyer, Benny Goodman, Vi Redd, Count Basie, John Coltrane, Arista All Stars, Rahsaan Roland Kirk. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 300 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist […]