STAN GETZ Meets GERRY MULLIGAN
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STAN GETZ Meets GERRY MULLIGAN

Fresh Sound Records

Personnel:
Stan Getz (ts), Gerry Mulligan (bs), Lou Levy (p), Ray Brown (b), Stan Levey (d)

Reference: FSRCD 518

Bar code: 8427328605182

A Getz-Mulligan meeting on record was inevitable sooner or later. In capturing both saxophonists for a joint date and providing them with a superb rhythm section, Norman Granz produced a fine jazz album with a unique twist. Getz and Mulligan were asked to switch horns on three tunes. The idea produced some interesting comparisons between the styles of both musicians. Gerry still gets a rather rough-and-ready sound, full of robust phrases, while Stan glisses and slides in his accustomed fashion.

On the other selections both men solo in happy, spirited fashion in their home horns. Throughout, Levy plays with impeccable style and well-conceived ideas, swinging all the way. It all adds up to a hugely enjoyable listening experience.


Tracklisting:

01. This Cant Be Love
02. Lets Fall In Love
03. Scrapple From The Apple
04. Too Close For Comfort
05. That Old Feeling
06. A Ballad
07. I Didnt Know What Time It Was
08. Anything Goes

Personnel:

Stan Getz (tenor sax); Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax); Lou Levy (piano); Ray Brown (bass); and Stan Levey (drums).

All tracks recorded in Los Angeles, October 12, 1957

Original sessions produced by Gerry mulligan and supervised by Norman Granz

This compilation produced for CD release by Jordi Pujol

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Price:

$10.70  (tax incl.)

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