Notify me of new posts via email. Stan Getz. Even at that early age I had an ear for the melancholy of minor key. The follow up Jazz Samba Encore!
But the world moved on, as it always does, jazz pulling in many directions. In the following two decades Getz left behind a trail of solid but unremarkable recordings, a famous name, but for me, without another winning direction, perhaps overshadowed by the success of Braziliana. Cal Tjader:. Tjaders Modern Mambo Quintet Photos by N. Farbman for Life magazine, Tjader had been one of the pioneers of Latin Jazz — Afro-Cuban — and one of the most successsful non-Latino exponents.
The style is remarkable.. Gleason offered this background to the recording session:. Cal Tjader had been an admirer of Stan Getz ever since the latter first shot to national jazz fame as the tenor saxophone star of the Woody Herman band and Stan had heard Cal and played with him at various sessions since Cal first went out as a member of the Dave Brubeck Trio.
They never seemed to be in the same part of the country at the same time. Getz group at the Black Hawk featured two young jazz players who were totally unknown then: bassist Scott LaFaro and drummer Billy Higgins. Most jazz recording dates, as anyone who has ever attended one knows, begin late and are one long tortured attempt to get enough material done right to fit on one LP. Once in a long while a date will jell from note one. This was one of those dates.
The album was recorded in record time with less than three hours work. No tune, except two, had more than one take and even then it was a tossup as to which to use. Rate this:. Like this: Like Loading Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here French Pop. French Rock. Johnny Hallyday. Traditional Music. Pays Basque. Others French. European Grooves. Other Countries. Soul 80s. Italo Disco. Acid jazz. Groove Revival. Jazz Classic.
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From left: Pete Rugolo , Stan Kenton. Stan Kenton was born on December 15, , in Wichita, Kansas. In , the family moved to Southern California in the Los Angeles region where he grew up. Kenton started learning piano as a teen from a local pianist and organist, Frank Hurst. In high school at about the age of 15, the pianist and arranger Ralph Yaw introduced him to the music of Louis Armstrong and Earl Hines. At 16 he was already playing a regular solo piano gig at a local hamburger eatery for 50 cents a night plus tips; during that time he had his own performing group named "The Bell-Tones.
Kenton's first appearance in New York was in February at the Roseland Ballroom , with the marquee featuring an endorsement by Fred Astaire. By late , with a contract with the newly formed Capitol Records , a popular record in Eager Beaver , and growing recognition, the Stan Kenton Orchestra was gradually catching on; it developed into one of the best-known West Coast ensembles of the s.
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