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Stan Getz at Large
Stan Getz Quartet, feat. Jan Johansson

Stan Getz at Large

CD | Storyville | 0717101842223 | STCD 1038422 | 03-12

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Stan Getz began his career with Jack Teagarden’s band when he was 16 years old. Then with Stan Kenton, Jimmy Dorsey, Benny Goodman and Woody Herman. Stan Getz rose to  prominence with Woody Herman’s recording of “Early Autumn.” In 1958 he settled in Copenhagen and stayed for 3 years. He played at the Café Montmartre with Jan Johansson (p) Dan Jordan (b) and William Schiøpffe (dr). They recorded these two CDs in the Kildevang Church in Copenhagen, the 14th & 15th of January 1960. The recording took place in the daytime and they recorded the same tunes they played in the evening at the Montmartre. They recorded 17 tunes whereas 7 was composed by musicians like Oscar Pettiford’s “Café Montmartre Blues". Oscar Pettiford also lived in Copenhagen. Other tunes that were very popular at the Montmartre was “Younger Than Springtime", "The Thrill Is Gone” and “I Like To Recognize the Tune.”

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Wie sagte einst John Coltrane: 'Wir würden alle gerne wie Stan Getz klingen - wenn wir nur könnten!' Stan Getz (1927-1991) lebte ab 1957 für ein paar Jahre überwiegend in Europa und war auch des öfteren Gast in Kopenhagen. Bei Storyville erscheint ein Doppelalbum mit einem Konzertmitschnitt am 14. und 15.1.1960 in Kopenhagen, mit einem dänischen Trio. Noch spielt er hauptsächlich Titel des 'American Songbook', kurz darauf sollte seine 'brasilianische Phase' beginnen...

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