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  1. Richard E. ChamberlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Pocono Record

    ... touring with Louie Bellson, Engelbert, The Band of America, Bill Watrous, Chuck Mangione, Joni Mitchell and Gerry Mulligan. Rick recently retired as the principal trombonist of the New York City Ballet Orchestra. He also played with Phil Woods in ...

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  2. Coming Soon: Miles Davis Bootleg Series Vol. 4, At Newport: 1955-1975Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Kirkville

    ... From Miles' debut performance at NJF in 1955 (a hastily arranged jam session featuring Thelonious Monk and Gerry Mulligan, that immediately led to the trumpeter's Columbia signing), to his final public perform ance of the '70s in 1975 (at Lincoln ...

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  3. Live Music 5/12/15 to 5/16/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Examiner.com

    ... and with others. Among the many artists he has played with or opened for are Dave Brubeck, Cab Calloway, Gerry Mulligan, Cookie Thomas and the Platters. Kevin Saint James is the founder and was the original lead vocalist of the Bernadettes, one of ...

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  4. FESTIVAL: Thoughts on New Orleans and JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | All About Jazz

    ... Alan Dawson, and some of the hundred or so musicians who performed were Sarah Vaughan, the Count Basie band, Gerry Mulligan, Paul Desmond, Albert Mangelsdorff, Roland Kirk, Jimmy Giuffre, the Onward Brass Band, Rita Reyes, Al Belletto, Eddie Miller, ...

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  5. Sevdalyn Christine "Sunshine" Claycomb-Brooks, 1939-2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | The New York Observer

    ... of Los Angeles's Central Avenue and Sunset Strip. She'd sing jazz standards, birth the cool and hang with Gerry Mulligan, Charlie Parker, Chet Baker, Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon and Count Basie, through whom, she would eventually meet and fall in love ...

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

    Apr 13, 2015 | 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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  7. VIDEO / DVD: Gerry Mulligan at BreconRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | 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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  8. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Gerry MulliganRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | 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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  9. Jazz Appreciation Month 2015Read the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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