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  1. The Bossa Nova Story, Glenn Zottola, Salutes Stan GetzRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | All About Jazz

    It was 1961 and I was 13 years old. I was about to perform on my first major jazz gig at the Atlantic City Jazz Festival on the bill with Dinah Washington, Gerry Mulligan, Oscar Peterson and Art Blakey.

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  2. VIDEO / DVD: Gerry Mulligan at BreconRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | All About Jazz

    Until a year or so before his death in 1996, Mulligan was playing and writing at the top of his game. To remember him, let's listen to one of the classic compositions played by his quartet at the Brecon, Wales, Jazz Festival in 1991.

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  3. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Gerry MulliganRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | All About Jazz

    All About Jazz is celebrating Gerry Mulligan's birthday today! Gerry Mulligan grew up in Philadelphia and first learned piano, which he played occasionally. While in his teens, he wrote arrangements for Johnny Warrington\'s radio band and played reed instruments professionally.

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  4. Jazz Appreciation Month 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Anderson@Large

    ... ns have been inducted into the Philadelphia Walk of Fame - John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie, Billie Holiday and Gerry Mulligan.

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  5. New Recording: Miles on Monday: Conceiving Birth of the CoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | All About Jazz

    It was 65 years ago today, on March 9, 1950, that Miles Davis completed the sessions for what would eventually become the album Birth of the Cool . That day, Davis went into WMGM Studios in New York City with a band including J. J. Johnson , Gunther Schuller , John Barber , Lee Konitz , Gerry Mulligan , Al McKibbon , and Max Roach and laid down tracks for 'Moon Dreams," 'Deception" and 'Rocker."

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  6. Miles on Monday: Conceiving Birth of the CoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    It was 65 years ago today, on March 9, 1950, that Miles Davis completed the sessions for what would eventually become the album Birth of the Cool . That day, Davis went into WMGM Studios in New York City with a band including J. J. Johnson , Gunther Schuller , John Barber , Lee Konitz , Gerry Mulligan , Al McKibbon , and Max Roach and laid down tracks for "Moon Dreams," "Deception" and "Rocker."

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  7. Dubber on Sunday - 01Read the original story

    Mar 8, 2015 | The Wireless

    ... Peggy Lee - Black Coffee Ramsey Lewis - The Way You Look Tonight Jimmy Smith - Willow Weep For MeRemaster Gerry Mulligan - What It's All About Grant Green - Lullaby Of The Leaves Barney Kessel - Breakfast At Tiffany's Wayne Shorter - Virgo Eddie ...

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  8. The ten best trumpeters of all timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Denver Westword

    ... time. Trumpeter and flugelhorn player Art Farmer started out playing bop with Horace Silver, Sonny Rollins, Gerry Mulligan and Gigi Gryce throughout the '50s, but the warm toned Farmer later branched out beyond bop. Since he was versed in various ...

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  9. Roger CraneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | All About Jazz

    ... she took me to an LA club called, The Haig, which was across from the Ambassador Hotel to see this cat named Gerry Mulligan. As you longtime Angelenos know, The Haig was a tiny club in a cottage but with a very big sign. In my youthful ignorance I ...

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  10. PAS: Turtle Island String QuartetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Hudson Reporter

    ... known as "Cool Jazz," marked by the embodiment of cool, Miles Davis, along with his colleagues Gil Evans and Gerry Mulligan, as well as the Modern Jazz Quartet and Dave Brubeck. In addition to their masterful jazz string quartet interpretations from ...

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  11. Loris Lora looks for California modernism's connectionsRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Marilyn Monroe, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz listen to Gerry Mulligan and Dave Brubeck in Loris Lora's panorama of California modernism "Eventually Everything Connects." Marilyn Monroe, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz listen to Gerry Mulligan and Dave Brubeck in Loris Lora's panorama of California modernism "Eventually Everything Connects."

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  12. Jack Jones at BIG ArtsRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | Gulfshore Life

    ... Cole Porter, the Gershwins, and Harold Arlen. He is also inspired by great jazz instrumentalists such as Gerry Mulligan, Bob Brookmeyer, Dave Pell Octet, Shorty Rogers and the Giants, and Count Basie. From the thematic threads of his shows to his ...

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  13. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Pete ChristliebRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | All About Jazz

    All About Jazz is celebrating Pete Christlieb's birthday today! From the 1970s through the 1990s, the sound of Pete's tenor could be heard on television and motion picture sound tracks and recordings. The son of a famous bassoon player, Don Christlieb, Pete began his musical journey on the violin at age 7. At 12, he was introduced to the sounds of jazz through the recordings of Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker, Zoot Sims and Al Cohn, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis and Johnny Griffin... Read more.

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  14. Loose jazz sounds at the ZocaloRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Loose Gravel in question includes Tony Morrison on saxophones, Jay Havelaar on trumpet, James Lithgow on upright bass and Oscar Robles on percussion. These four adopted the tradition started essentially by jazz sax great Gerry Mulligan in 1952, when the piano was removed from where he was playing in Hollywood.

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  15. John Scofield Quartet to Perform at Boulder Theater, 6/18Read the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... by both rock and blues players. He attended Berklee College of Music in Boston. After a debut recording with Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker, Scofield was a member of the Billy Cobham-George Duke band for two years. In 1977 he recorded with Charles ...

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  16. ArtBeat: Better together -- Fischer and Zelinsky album is an impressive collaborationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... with Dirk Westfall on bass and Brandon Cockburn on drums. A couple of the cuts are instrumental keepers: Gerry Mulligan's dreamy "Song for Strayhorn" and Bud Powell's swinging "Celia." But most incorporate Fischer's vocals in well-known standards, ...

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  17. VIDEO / DVD: Rare Nick Travis PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | All About Jazz

    ... Band. Travis was active in New York studios in the late '50s and early '60s and was a prominent member of Gerry Mulligan's Concert Jazz Band. In demand as a lead player, he was also a more than capable soloist in small groups led by Zoot Sims, Al ...

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  18. Promoter turns performer for GCJS showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... England, I was engulfed in that wonderful cool sound with which players like Stan Getz, Chet Baker and Gerry Mulligan regularly presented us. That sound is as modern today as it was in the 1950s and I have always wanted to re-create it." So Bill ...

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  19. Jazz: Bitches BrewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... this. The fact that one man could play Be-Bop with Charlie Parker, create an alternative cool jazz sound with Gerry Mulligan and Lee Konitz, lead one of the greatest Hard Bop ensembles with John Coltrane and Red and PC, conceive and perform what he ...

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  20. South Florida JAZZ Presents Tomas Cotik and Tao Lin playing the music ...Read the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | Digital Post Production

    ... one of only two jazz musicians to have performed and recorded with Astor Piazzolla (the other being the late Gerry Mulligan). Mr. Burton is a seven-time Grammy-awarded vibraphonist and noted educator. Violinist Tomas Cotik lived the first 18 years ...

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