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  1. Announcements and Bulletin Board
    There is currently a Kickstarter campaign to fund a Stan Getz documentary. Mr. Getz’s youngest son, Nick is involved with the campaign though I have no way of actually knowing that. The campaign is very responsive when I communicate with them. Kickstarter “Chasing Alpha: The Stan Getz Story”...
  2. Jazz and Improvisation
    Can anyone think of a tenor player that sounds like a mix between Ben Webster and Stan Getz (or Pres)? I know Scott Hamilton has combined much Ben Webster's phrasing and tone with bebop vocabulary. I would also be interested to know if there are any altoists out there that have successfully...
  3. Sheet Music & Transcriptions
    Hey Sax-Crew :mrgreen:, I was wondering if somebody have an transcription from Everything Happens To Me played by Stan Getz on the recording Stan Getz in Stockholm (1955). I need it to make an arrangement for 5 saxes but don't have time to transcribe it first. Thanks a lot! Yours, BB
  4. Websites, Books, Magazines, Photos and other Lit.
    Recently, I had a conversation with the owner of this Birdland menu. He went to hear Charlie Parker and Red Rodney play. He was an enlisted sailor stationed in New York. Stan Getz, Harry Belafonte, Lee Konitz were there hanging out listening. Symphony Sid was broadcasting the concert. He went...
  5. Playing Songs
    Hello Fellow Musicians, These days I am trying to transcribe this Bossa nova track by legendary Stan Getz. [ While I have figured out how to play melody parts on tenor, but I am unable to fathom the part starting from 1:10 to 2:10 Can anyone pls help me follow the pattern that Stan is...
  6. Alto mpc
    A lot of people tell me I have a Paul Desmond and Stan Getz approach when I play alto (although I cringe when they say this because that would be truly understating their playing abilities...) However, I have been working on a more warm and airy approach for a few months now. I think I have...
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