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     Stan Getz

Real name: Stanley Getz
Born: Feb 2, 1927 in Philadelphia, PA
Died: Jun 6, 1991 in Malibu, CA
Genres: Jazz
Styles: West Coast Jazz, Hard Bop, Post-Bop, Bossa Nova, Cool
Instruments: Sax (Tenor)

One of the all-time great tenor saxophonists, Stan Getz was known as "The Sound" because he had one of the most beautiful tones ever heard. Getz, whose main early influence was Lester Young, grew to be a major influence himself and to his credit he never stopped evolving.

Stan Getz had the opportunity to play in a variety of major swing big bands while a teenager due to the World War II draft. He was with Jack Teagarden (1943) when he was just 16 and this was followed by stints with Stan Kenton (1944-45), Jimmy Dorsey (1945) and Benny Goodman (1945-46); he soloed on a few records with BG. Getz, who had his recording debut as a leader in July 1946 with four titles, became famous during his period with Woody Herman's Second Herd (1947-49), soloing (along with Zoot Sims, Herbie Steward and Serge Chaloff) on the original version of "Four Brothers" and having his sound well-featured on the ballad "Early Autumn." After leaving Herman, Getz was (with the exception of some tours with Jazz at the Philharmonic) a leader for the rest of his life.

During the early '50s Getz broke away from the Lester Young style to form his own musical identity and he was soon among the most popular of all jazzmen. He discovered Horace Silver in 1950 and used him in his quartet for several months. After touring Sweden in 1951 he formed an exciting quintet that co-featured guitarist Jimmy Raney; their interplay on uptempo tunes and tonal blend on ballads was quite memorable. Getz's playing helped Johnny Smith have a hit in "Moonlight in Vermont," during 1953-54 Bob Brookmeyer made his group a quintet and, despite some drug problems during the decade, Getz was a constant pollwinner. After spending 1958-60 in Europe, the tenorman returned to the U.S. and recorded his personal favorite album, Focus, with arranger Eddie Sauter's Orchestra. Then in Feb. 1962 Getz helped usher in the bossa nova era by recording Jazz Samba with Charlie Byrd; their rendition of "Desafinado" was a big hit. During the next year Getz made bossa nova flavored albums with Gary McFarland's big band, Luiz Bonfa and Laurindo Almeida, but it was Getz/Gilberto (a collaboration with Antonio Carlos Jobim and Joao Gilberto) that was his biggest seller, thanks in large part to "The Girl from Ipanema" (featuring the vocals of Astrud and Joao Gilberto).

Stan Getz could have spent the next decade sticking to bossa nova but instead he de-emphasized the music and chose to play more challenging jazz. His regular group during this era was a pianoless quartet with vibraphonist Gary Burton, he recorded with Bill Evans (1964), played throughout the 1965 Eddie Sauter soundtrack for Mickey One and made the classic album Sweet Rain (1967) with Chick Corea. Although not all of Getz's recordings from the 1966-80 period are essential, he proved that he was not shy to take chances. Dynasty with organist Eddie Louiss (1971), Captain Marvel with Chick Corea (1972) and The Peacocks with Jimmy Rowles (1975) are highpoints. After utilizing pianist Joanne Brackeen in his 1977 quartet, Getz explored some aspects of fusion with his next unit which featured keyboardist Andy Laverne. Getz even used an echoplex on a couple of songs but, despite some misfires, most of his dates with this unit are worthwhile. However purists were relieved when he signed with Concord in 1981 and started using a purely acoustic backup trio on most dates. Getz's sidemen in later years included pianists Lou Levy, Mitchell Forman, Jim McNeely and Kenny Barron. His final recording, 1991's People Time, (despite some shortness in the tenor's breath) is a brilliant duet set with Barron.

Throughout his career Stan Getz recorded as a leader for Savoy, Spotlite, Prestige, Roost, Verve, MGM, Victor, Columbia, SteepleChase, Concord, Sonet, Black Hawk, A&M and EmArcy among other labels (not to mention sessions with Lionel Hampton, Dizzy Gillespie and Gerry Mulligan) and there are dozens of worthy records by the tenor currently available on CD.

- Scott Yanow (All Music Guide)

Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=7013 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stan_Getz About from 'wikipedia'
ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/Гетц,_Стэн О исполнителе из 'википедии' [ru]
www.duke.edu/~lmw4 Includes biography, discography, and related resources [mobile]
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stan_Getz About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
ru.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Гетц,_Стэн О исполнителе из 'мобильной википедии' [mobile] [ru]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Stan Getz - 'Academy Of Jazz' - 1970, Jazz Viev
 Stan Getz - 'Apasionado' - 1990, A&M, Dora
 Stan Getz - 'Award Winner' - 1959, Verve Forecast
 Stan Getz - 'Billy Highstreet Samba' - 1981, EmArcy
 Stan Getz - 'Cafe Montmartre' - 2003, Universal
 Stan Getz - 'Captain Marvel And Other' - 1972, Columbia
 Stan Getz - 'Complete Studio Sessions: Stan Getz & Jimmy Raney' - 2003, Definitive
 Stan Getz - 'Cool Velvet. Voices' - 1960, Atlantic, Артель 'Восточный ветер'
 Stan Getz - 'Dynasty' - 1971, Polydor Ltd.
 Stan Getz - 'Early Stan' - 1991, OJC, Prestige
 Stan Getz - 'East Of The Sun: The West Coast Sessions' - 1957, Verve
 Stan Getz - 'Getz, Gilberto (No2)' - 1964, Verve, Polygram
 Stan Getz - 'Ginza Samba' - 1963, OJC, Fantasy
 Stan Getz - 'Hamp And Getz' - 1955, Verve
 Stan Getz - 'Jazz Giants '58' - 2008, Verve
 Stan Getz - 'Jazz Samba' - 1962, Verve
 Stan Getz - 'Jazz Samba. Encore!' - 1963, Verve
 Stan Getz - 'Plays' - 1953, Verve Forecast
 Stan Getz - 'Quintessence. Volume 2' - 1983, Concord Jazz
 Stan Getz - 'Stan Gets With Laurindo Almeida' - 1963, Verve, Ars Nova
 Stan Getz - 'Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto' - 1963, Verve, Ars Nova
 Stan Getz - 'Stan Getz And J.J. Johnson At The Opera House' - 1957, Verve
 Stan Getz - 'Stan Getz Meets Joao & Astrud Gilberto' - 1990, Giants Of Jazz
 Stan Getz - 'Stan Getz With Cal Tjader' - 1958, Fantasy, OJC
 Stan Getz - 'Summertime' - 1964,
 Stan Getz - 'Sweet Rain' - 1967, Verve
 Stan Getz - 'The Dolphin' - 1981, Concord Jazz
 Stan Getz - 'The Lyrical Stan Getz' - 1974, Columbia, Sony Music
 Stan Getz - 'The Stockholm Concerts' - 1983, Polygram
  как основной соисполнитель ...
 Bill Evans - 'The Bill Evans Trio Faturing Stann Getz But Beautiful' - 1974, Milestone, Galactic
 Abbey Lincoln - 'You Gotta Pay The Band' - 1991, Verve Forecast, Galactic
 Gerry Mulligan - 'Meets The Saxophonists' - 1957,
 Oscar Peterson - 'Stan Gets And The Oscar Peterson Trio' - 1957, Verve, Витаком
  как соисполнитель ...
 Kenny Barron - 'First Half Highlights' - 1997, 32 Jazz
 Buddy Bregman - 'Swinging Kicks' - 1957, Polygram
 Stanley Clarke - 'I Wanna Play For You' - 1979, Epic
 Herb Ellis - 'Nothing But The Blues' - 1994, Verve
 Ella Fitzgerald - 'Ella & Louis Sing Gershwin' - 1998, Verve
 Astrud Gilberto - 'A Certain Smile A Certan Sadness. Getz Au Go Go' - 1964, Polygram, Verve
 Antonio Carlos Jobim - 'The Antonio Carlos Jobim Songbook. The Girl From Ipanema' - A&M
 Claus Ogerman - 'A Man And His Music' - 2004, Verve
 Oscar Peterson - 'A Jazz Odyssey' - 2002, Universal Int.
 Annie Ross - 'Gypsy' - 1959, Pacific Jazz
 Diane Schuur - 'Friends For Schuur' - 2000, Concord Jazz
 Diane Schuur - 'Timeless' - 1986, GRP

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