Stan Getz
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1927-02-02
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Few if any saxophonists have rivalled the intense purity of tone created by Stan Getz. Whether playing slow ballads or at speed, he combined the airy lightness of Lester Young with a feathery, burnished tone that was unsurpassably beautiful. Early in ...

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Few if any saxophonists have rivalled the intense purity of tone created by Stan Getz. Whether playing slow ballads or at speed, he combined the airy lightness of Lester Young with a feathery, burnished tone that was unsurpassably beautiful.

Early in his career he played in various big bands including Stan Kenton and Benny Goodman, but it was his stint with Woody Herman in the late 1940s that brought him to national attention, both as a member of the 'Four Brothers' reed section, and as the soloist on a ravishing version of Early Autumn.

In 1949 he launched his solo career, and he continued to lead his own small groups for the rest of his career. He had frequent drug problems, including a period in jail in 1954. In the 1950s he toured as a star soloist with Stan Kenton's band, appeared in Jazz At The Philharmonic concerts, and made numerous sessions for Norman Granz's Verve label.

He had worked in Sweden in 1951 and settled there again in the late 1950s. On his return to the USA at the start of the 1960s he launched the bossa nova craze, with discs featuring the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim and Joao Gilberto. He became one of the most popular and biggest selling jazz artists of the period, and his groups included the pick of contemporary jazz players.

For much of his life he continued to battle addiction and his own complex temperament, but throughout the 1960s, 70s and 80s he continued to make marvellous music, even during his final years, when he was dying from cancer.



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Alan Martin, Steve Kuhn, Roy Haynes, Jacob Glick, John Neves, Stan Getz, Stan Getz, Norman Carr, Bruce Rogers & Gerald Tarack
Once Upon A Time
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Once Upon A Time Once Upon A Time Once Upon A Time Once Upon A Time
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Summertime
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Summertime Summertime Summertime Summertime
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If Ever I would Leave You
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If Ever I would Leave You If Ever I would Leave You If Ever I would Leave You If Ever I would Leave You
Victor Lewis, Stan Getz, Rufus Reid & Kenny Barron
I Can't Get Started
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I Can't Get Started I Can't Get Started I Can't Get Started I Can't Get Started
Gilberto & Stan Getz
Girl From Ipanema
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Girl From Ipanema Girl From Ipanema Girl From Ipanema Girl From Ipanema
Victor Lewis, Stan Getz, Rufus Reid & Kenny Barron
I Remember You
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I Remember You I Remember You I Remember You I Remember You
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Hershey Bar
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Hershey Bar Hershey Bar Hershey Bar Hershey Bar
Stan Getz & GILBERTON
GIRL FROM IPANEMA
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GIRL FROM IPANEMA GIRL FROM IPANEMA GIRL FROM IPANEMA GIRL FROM IPANEMA
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O Pato
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O Pato O Pato O Pato O Pato
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So Danco Samba
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So Danco Samba So Danco Samba So Danco Samba So Danco Samba
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Pennies From Heaven
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Pennies From Heaven Pennies From Heaven Pennies From Heaven Pennies From Heaven
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Indian Summer
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Indian Summer Indian Summer Indian Summer Indian Summer
Oscar Castro-Neves, Albert Dailey, Stan Getz, Stan Getz, Stan Getz, Billy Hart, Steve Swallow, João Gilberto & Miúcha
Just One Of Those Things
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Just One Of Those Things Just One Of Those Things Just One Of Those Things Just One Of Those Things
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I Remember Clifford
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I Remember Clifford I Remember Clifford I Remember Clifford I Remember Clifford
Charlie Byrd & Stan Getz
DESAFINADO
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DESAFINADO DESAFINADO DESAFINADO DESAFINADO
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I Remember When
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I Remember When I Remember When I Remember When I Remember When
João Gilberto & Stan Getz
Desafinado (feat. Antonio Carlos Jobim)
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Desafinado (feat. Antonio Carlos Jobim) Desafinado (feat. Antonio Carlos Jobim) Desafinado (feat. Antonio Carlos Jobim) Desafinado (feat. Antonio Carlos Jobim)
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All The Things You Are
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All The Things You Are All The Things You Are All The Things You Are All The Things You Are
Stan Getz, Herbie Steward, Woody Herman and his Four Brothers Band, Serge Chaloff & Zoot Sims
Four Brothers
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Four Brothers Four Brothers Four Brothers Four Brothers
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Blue Skies
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Blue Skies Blue Skies Blue Skies Blue Skies
Woody Herman & Stan Getz
Blue Serge
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Blue Serge Blue Serge Blue Serge Blue Serge
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Desafinado
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Desafinado Desafinado Desafinado Desafinado
Stan Getz & João Gilberto
Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars)
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Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars) Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars) Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars) Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars)
Stan Getz & Luiz Bonfá
Suadade Vem Correndo
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Suadade Vem Correndo Suadade Vem Correndo Suadade Vem Correndo Suadade Vem Correndo
Astrud Gilberto & Stan Getz
The Girl From Ipanema
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The Girl From Ipanema The Girl From Ipanema The Girl From Ipanema The Girl From Ipanema
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Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most
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Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most
Stan Getz, João Gilberto & Astrud Gilberto
Quiet Night Of Quiet Stars (Corcovado)
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Quiet Night Of Quiet Stars (Corcovado) Quiet Night Of Quiet Stars (Corcovado) Quiet Night Of Quiet Stars (Corcovado) Quiet Night Of Quiet Stars (Corcovado)
Astrud Gilberto
The Girl From Ipanema
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The Girl From Ipanema The Girl From Ipanema The Girl From Ipanema The Girl From Ipanema
Jose Paul, Luis Parga, Stan Getz, Laurindo Almeida, Steve Kuhn, George Duvivier & Dave Bailey
Menina Moca (Young Lady)
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Menina Moca (Young Lady) Menina Moca (Young Lady) Menina Moca (Young Lady) Menina Moca (Young Lady)

Menina Moca (Young Lady)

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Jose Paul, Luis Parga, Stan Getz, Laurindo Almeida, Steve Kuhn, George Duvivier & Dave Bailey
Stan Getz
Cool Mix
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Cool Mix Cool Mix Cool Mix Cool Mix
Stan Getz & Kenny Barron
People Time (feat. Kenny Barron)
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People Time (feat. Kenny Barron) People Time (feat. Kenny Barron) People Time (feat. Kenny Barron) People Time (feat. Kenny Barron)
Stan Getz, Ron Carter & Grady Tate
Windows (feat. Grady Tate & Ron Carter)
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Windows (feat. Grady Tate & Ron Carter) Windows (feat. Grady Tate & Ron Carter) Windows (feat. Grady Tate & Ron Carter) Windows (feat. Grady Tate & Ron Carter)
Bob Brookmeyer
Jive Hoot
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Jive Hoot Jive Hoot Jive Hoot Jive Hoot
Stan Getz & Roy Haynes
Her (feat. Roy Haynes)
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Her (feat. Roy Haynes) Her (feat. Roy Haynes) Her (feat. Roy Haynes) Her (feat. Roy Haynes)
João Gilberto & Stan Getz
So Danca Samba (feat. Antonio Carlos Jobim)
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So Danca Samba (feat. Antonio Carlos Jobim) So Danca Samba (feat. Antonio Carlos Jobim) So Danca Samba (feat. Antonio Carlos Jobim) So Danca Samba (feat. Antonio Carlos Jobim)
Stan Getz & J. J. Johnson
It Never Entered My Mind (feat. J. J. Johnson)
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It Never Entered My Mind (feat. J. J. Johnson) It Never Entered My Mind (feat. J. J. Johnson) It Never Entered My Mind (feat. J. J. Johnson) It Never Entered My Mind (feat. J. J. Johnson)
Stan Getz, Conte Candoli, Lou Levy, Leroy Vinnegar & Shelly Manne
Shine (feat. Leroy Vinnegar, Conte Candoli, Shelly Manne & Lou Levy)
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Shine (feat. Leroy Vinnegar, Conte Candoli, Shelly Manne & Lou Levy) Shine (feat. Leroy Vinnegar, Conte Candoli, Shelly Manne & Lou Levy) Shine (feat. Leroy Vinnegar, Conte Candoli, Shelly Manne & Lou Levy) Shine (feat. Leroy Vinnegar, Conte Candoli, Shelly Manne & Lou Levy)
Stan Getz, Al Haig, Jimmy Raney, Teddy Kotick & Tiny Kahn
Hershey Bar (feat. Jimmy Raney, Al Haig, Tiny Kahn & Teddy Kotick)
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Hershey Bar (feat. Jimmy Raney, Al Haig, Tiny Kahn & Teddy Kotick) Hershey Bar (feat. Jimmy Raney, Al Haig, Tiny Kahn & Teddy Kotick) Hershey Bar (feat. Jimmy Raney, Al Haig, Tiny Kahn & Teddy Kotick) Hershey Bar (feat. Jimmy Raney, Al Haig, Tiny Kahn & Teddy Kotick)
Al Haig Sextet & Stan Getz
Pennies From Heaven
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Pennies From Heaven Pennies From Heaven Pennies From Heaven Pennies From Heaven
Stan Getz
Tootsie Roll
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Tootsie Roll Tootsie Roll Tootsie Roll Tootsie Roll
Stan Getz
Diaper Pin
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Diaper Pin Diaper Pin Diaper Pin Diaper Pin
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A Summer Afternoon
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A Summer Afternoon A Summer Afternoon A Summer Afternoon A Summer Afternoon
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