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  • Format: CD
  • SKU: ACMCD4398
  • UPC: 824046439828
  • Street Date: 01/18/19
  • PreBook Date: 12/14/18
  • Label: ACROBAT »
  • Genre: Jazz
  • Run Time: 73 mins
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Year of Production: 2018
  • Box Lot: 0
  • Territory: NORTH AMERICA
  • Language: English

 

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Stan Getz - Plays The Blues

"I can play different styles and appreciate [other] styles," the great tenor saxophonist Stan Getz remarked

Stan Getz - Plays The Blues
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"I can play different styles and appreciate [other] styles," the great tenor saxophonist Stan Getz remarked in an interview in 1950, close to the dawn of his career as a soloist in his own right. At the time he made this observation, Getz was being hailed as one of the coolest of the new cool school, a glacial-toned improviser whose natural metier appeared to be stoic-faced interpretations of Great American Songbook ballads, the very epitome of the introspective, post-war construct that now labelled jazz high art rather than gutbucket entertainment. But there was - and had always been - another Getz, one who'd drunk deep from the roots-infused vintages pressed by his spiritual forebear Lester Young, a player whose solos never failed to contain a trace of the blues. Getz could play the blues as well as anyone, although jazz history books rarely ever make mention of the fact; in fact, one of his earliest recordings as a leader - "Crazy Chords" - proved just how well, the saxophonist and his band taking the sequence through all twelve keys, resulting in a 78rpm that many would-be tenor stars wore to a powder. By no means was this (to some ears definitive) statement the end of Getz's fondness for the most basic of all jazz's resources; quite the opposite, and as his career rocketed skyward in the 1950s, he always kept one foot firmly planted in the blues. This collection assembles no fewer than a dozen examples of Getz doing just that, kicking his heels in settings ranging from summits with fellow modern jazz icons like Dizzy Gillespie and Gerry Mulligan through encounters with swing era giants Count Basie and Lionel Hampton and onto a clutch of stellar examples of his own quartets and quintets, featuring then new stars such as Horace Silver and Jimmy Raney.

Track Listing

  • Crazy Chords
  • Navy Blue
  • Jumpin' With Symphony Sid
  • Impromptu
  • Nails
  • Gladys
  • Blues For Mary Jane
  • Chocolate Sundae
  • Billie's Bounce
  • Blues For Herky
  • Blues For Janet
  • Crow's Nest
  

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