Category Archives: Stan Getz

ALSO WHITE MEN CAN PLAY THE BLUES: STAN GETZ & GARY McFARLAND – 1963

Warning: This is not for sissies who would expect a sultry Bossa Nova with a certain Brazilian chick singing off-key ;) No! — That’s “Stan the man”, as he, err… *gets* along as the jumpin’ tenor guy of your trust … Continue reading

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RE: SPRING — STAN GETZ QUARTET – ‘LIVE’ IN MUNICH – ON A SLOW BOAT TO CHINA – 1990

And always remember which became quasi proverbial in Germany: “Wat is’ Stan Getz los?!” Which means: There’s only one Stanley Gayetzsky a.k.a. Stan “The Man” Getz. Stan Getz (ts) Kenny Barron (p) Alex Blake (b) Terri Lyne Carrington (d) – … Continue reading

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SONNY ROLLINS’ “AIREGIN” is about “ORIGIN” is about “OXYGEN” is about “NIGERIA”

I guess that headline sums it up what Sonny subconsciously wanted to tell us with “Airegin” which is one of his greatest hits beside “St. Thomas”, “Oleo”, and “Doxy”. Here it is in its initial performance, as played by the … Continue reading

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“Celebrating” an infamous 50th anniversary: The STAN GETZ SEPTET with JATP in Berlin, 1960 ∽ THE HOT BLUE C-JAM SQUIRREL

Hi there, folks – Once again a splendid upload by my special friend KaRidder234. — He had quite a good reason for putting it up today: We are “celebrating” the 50th anniversary of the “Berlin Wall” which was erected by … Continue reading

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