Stan Getz : an annotated bibliography and filmography, with song and session information for albums / Nicholas Churchill Churchill, Nicholas

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Churchill, Nicholas
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Getz, Stan, 1927-1991; Saxophonists - United States.; Bibliography.
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Some may only know the jazz legend Stan Getz, tenor saxophonist, for his bossa nova hits ""Desafinado"" and ""The Girl from Ipanema."" However, Getz, born in 1927, began to play professionally at age 15, and his rich musical career lasted until shortly before his death on June 6, 1991. He played in a wide variety of musical settings such as big band, orchestral, quartet, and duo. The incredible beauty of his sound sparked the late jazz great John Coltrane to say, ""We would all play like Stan Getz, if we could."" When Getz died, jazz trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie said, ""He was sheer genius. And t.
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