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

    Tuesday Jan 27 | 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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  2. Promoter turns performer for GCJS showRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | 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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  3. Jazz: Bitches BrewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | 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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  4. 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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  5. All that Jazz #13Read the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | BrothersJudd Blog

    ... the first great baritone player, provided the sonic foundation for Duke Ellington's band for over 40 years; Gerry Mulligan was the leading proponent of the West Coast/Cool School style; Serge Chaloff, one of Woody Herman's "Four Brothers," proved ...

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  6. 12 notes on the New Standards holiday show at the StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... words by New Standards mouthpiece/bassist/singer John Munson and a splendid instrumental piece, written by Gerry Mulligan. New York cabaret star Nellie McKay was the perfect guest. She brought along a little toy Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer and ...

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  7. A Happy 2014 RIP Birthday to Cool Jazz Cat Dave BrubeckRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | Aquarius Papers

    ... is, if you're just into one number, here's "Take Five" From 1971, the Dave Brubeck Trio with Paul Desmond and Gerry Mulligan guesting in a great live 10 minute video of "All the Things You Are" For the closer of today's birthday tribute, here are 5 ...

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  8. Review: City's clever new play reveals Judy Holliday as one 'Smart Blonde'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... was married to musician David Guggenheim, the father of son Jonathan, and spent her final years with musician Gerry Mulligan (both men played as caring partners by Mr. Heller). It was Mulligan who put her lyrics to music on "It Must Be Christmas" ...

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  9. A Happy 2014 RIP Birthday to Cool Jazz Cat Paul DesmondRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | Aquarius Papers

    ... Brubeck Quartet had its start, a group that began in 1951 and ended in December 1967." He also worked with Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker, and died young at 52 of lung cancer. That's what cigarettes will do to you. I turned on to the Dave Brubeck ...

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  10. All That Jazz #8Read the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | BrothersJudd Blog

    ... pays tribute to his former band mate, the great tenor sax player Zoot Sims, by adding words to a Zoot/Gerry Mulligan tune (which they called "Red Door"). The lyric shows off Frishberg's ability to mix vernacular, internal and end rhymes and jazz ...

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  11. Loose Gravel at the ZocaloRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... glue of a chording instrument. Loose Gravel has adopted the tradition started essentially by jazz sax great Gerry Mulligan in 1952 and 53, when the piano was removed from where he was playing in Hollywood. That band featured beside Mulligan, a young ...

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  12. Jazz Beat: Rob Scheps and Roger Rosenberg, at the Broadway Jazz ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Pitch

    Rob Scheps and Roger Rosenberg 711 p.m. Thursday, November 6, at the Broadway Jazz Club, 3601 Broadway, 816-298-6316), $10 cover Twice a year, tenor saxophonist Rob Scheps - a Kansas City native and a New York transplant - returns home, usually bringing with him a special guest musician of great talent. On this trip, he's joined by baritone saxophonist Roger Rosenberg, who has worked with such superstars as Sarah Vaughan, Miles Davis, Quincy Jones and Gerry Mulligan during his 30-year career.

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  13. Saturday evening tunes: But it really gets bad, 'round midnightRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2014 | Persuasion, Perseverance, and Patience

    ... 97th birthday. I once compared his inimitable piano style to the drunken kung fu master . Here he is with Gerry Mulligan on sax, playing his "'Round Midnight," listed as the most-recorded jazz standard composed by a jazz musician. This tune should ...

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  14. INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Pepper AdamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | All About Jazz

    All About Jazz is celebrating Pepper Adams' birthday today! Pepper Adams was one of hard bop\'s most significant baritone saxophonists. His dark, hearty tone on the horn and driving rhythmic sense provided the antithesis to the lighter, floating styles of Gerry Mulligan.

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  15. Monterey Jazz Festival's Tim Jackson -- a Q&ARead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    ... who performed that Sunday night: Diz (Dizzy Gillespie), the MJQ (Modern Jazz Quartet), Dave Brubeck, Gerry Mulligan -- just a really great lineup of groups that were very much aligned with what Jimmy was about -- older established veteran groups. A ...

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  16. Music Review: Conte Condoli - 'Sincerely, Conti'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    If trumpeter Conte Condoli never quite got the same kind of reputation accorded to innovators like Miles Davis and Dizzy Gillespie , he could always be counted on for some excellent music. Although perhaps most widely known for his 20 years with The Tonight Show orchestra, before his death at the end of 2001 he had worked with some of the m ost important jazz artists of his era-Woody Herman, Stan Kenton , Gerry Mulligan to name a few.

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  17. Legendary Aardvark Jazz Orchestra Oct 2 at Scullers, Boston MA: CD Release, 42nd Season OpenerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | PR Log

    ... ), plus a rare Django Reinhardt composition Manoir de mes Reves , arranged by Bob Brookmeyer, as well as Gerry Mulligan's seldom heard A Ballad . Rounding out the show will be Dizzy Gillespie's Manteca , and the Mary Lou Williams classic Roll 'Em . ...

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  18. Music Industry: Al Belletto: 'Sounds and Songs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... of these small-group arrangers included Dave Pell, Lennie Niehaus, Gigi Gryce, Bill Holman, Manny Albam and Gerry Mulligan. One name you probably don't know is Jack Martin, a trumpeter in a quintet and sextet led by Al Belletto, a clarinetist who ...

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  19. Faith Lutheran Church Offers New Orleans Jazz LiturgiesRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | TheAlternativePress.com

    ... Perry, guitar and banjo (blues master with Johnny Copeland), Bill Crow, tuba (jazz legend as bassist with Gerry Mulligan and Benny Goodman, among many others), Nick Scheuble, drums (Chico Mendoza, The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra) and is led by ...

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  20. CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Bird with Strings: LiveRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... Some songs appear here with strings for the first time, including Stardust and Gold Rush (also known as Gerry Mulligan's Turnstile ). For years, collectors knew only of the poor-quality "audience" wire recording made by someone in one of the seats, ...

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