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

    Monday | 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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  2. Roger CraneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | 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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  3. PAS: Turtle Island String QuartetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | 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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  4. Loris Lora looks for California modernism's connectionsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | 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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  5. Jack Jones at BIG ArtsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | 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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  6. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Pete ChristliebRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | 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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  7. Loose jazz sounds at the ZocaloRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | 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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  8. John Scofield Quartet to Perform at Boulder Theater, 6/18Read the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | 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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  9. ArtBeat: Better together -- Fischer and Zelinsky album is an impressive collaborationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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