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The Sound

I've listened to Miles Davis, Gil Evans, Chet Baker and others associated with cool jazz for some time now but I've only recently taken to the lyric warmth and catchy melodies of Stan Getz, aka The Sound. Getz was a prominent tenor saxophonist during the fifties and sixties. In addition to his accomplished recordings, he is credited, along with his one-time collaborater Joao Gilberto, for helping to turn American audiences on to  Brazillian bossa nova in the early sixties. The library owns several of Getz's albums. Check him out.

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Getz/Gilberto [sound recording] : featuring Antonio Carlos Jobim
UMM141422C

The Sound

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I've listened to Miles Davis, Gil Evans, Chet Baker and others associated with cool jazz for some time now but I've only recently taken to the lyric warmth and catchy melodies of Stan Getz, aka The Sound. Getz was a prominent tenor saxophonist during the fifties and sixties. In addition to his accomplished recordings, he is credited, along with his one-time collaborater Joao Gilberto, for helping to turn American audiences on to  Brazillian bossa nova in the early sixties. The library owns several of Getz's albums. Check him out.

Music

Getz/Gilberto [sound recording] : featuring Antonio Carlos Jobim
UMM141422C

Posted by Ryan Gage at 12/07/2010 12:10:11 PM