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Blending West Coast cool and tender lyricism with a chart-topping bossa nova beat, saxophonist Stan Getz was a major jazz star for almost fifty years. Geoffrey picks highlights from an extraordinary career.

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Sun 19 Feb 2017 00:00

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  • Stan Getz

    Pennies From Heaven

    Performer: Al Haig Sextet.
    • The Smoothest Operator.
    • JSP Records.
    • 23.
  • Stan Getz

    People Time

    Performer: Kenny Barron.
    • People Time.
    • Emarcy.
    • 4.
  • Stan Getz

    Jive Hoot

    Performer: Bob Brookmeyer. Performer: Herbie Hancock. Performer: Gary Burton. Performer: Ron Carter. Performer: Elvin Jones.
    • Bob Brookmeyer and Friends.
    • Columbia.
    • 1.
  • Stan Getz

    Shine

    Performer: Conte Candoli. Performer: Lou Levy. Performer: Leroy Vinnegar. Performer: Shelly Manne.
    • Jazz Masters 8.
    • Verve.
  • Stan Getz

    Windows

    Performer: Ron Carter. Performer: Grady Tate.
    • Jazz Masters 8.
    • Verve.
    • 7.
  • Stan Getz

    It Never Entered My Mind

    Performer: J. J. Johnson.
    • Jazz Masters 8.
    • Verve.
    • 5.
  • Stan Getz

    So Danco Samba

    Performer: João Gilberto. Performer: Antônio Carlos.
    • Getz / Gilberto.
    • Verve.
    • 6.
  • Stan Getz

    Hershey Bar

    Performer: Al Haig. Performer: Jimmy Raney. Performer: Teddy Kotick. Performer: Tiny Kahn.
    • The Smoothest Operator: 1951 Stockholm/New York/Boston.
    • JSP Records.
    • 20.
  • Stan Getz

    Her

    Performer: Roy Haynes.
    • Jazz Masters 8.
    • Verve.
    • 9.

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