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Quotes from Stan Getz
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Started this discussion. Last reply by claire Jan 7, 2013.

Rare Stan Getz Recordings and Videos.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Pascal Savelon Dec 24, 2011.

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Oct 29, 2014
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Terry Cairnes left a comment for Denis Ouellet
"Denis, Hi. I'm Terry Cairnes from Australia. You have written about a Zoot Sims tribute at the Chicago Jazz Festival in 1985. How can I obtain this material ? Regards Terry"
Mar 16, 2014
Denis Ouellet and Douye' are now friends
Feb 10, 2014
Denis Ouellet replied to Michel Brillié's discussion Stan JATP 1960
"Bonjour,Merci pour cette discussion. Au sujet des deux pièces mentionnées, mon opinion est qu'elles sont de Novembre 1960. Je crois que le pianiste est Lalo Schifrin. Au plaisir Denis"
Jan 24, 2014
Denis Ouellet commented on Pascal Savelon's blog post French TV archives
"Keep us posted Pascal, thank you ;)"
Jan 5, 2014
Denis Ouellet commented on Pascal Savelon's blog post Stars of Jazz - June 25, 1956 - Show #1
"Wow .... thanks Pascal. Just an incredible find. thank you So good"
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"That member has been removed; Thank you; Sorry for all the troubles."
Aug 18, 2013
Denis Ouellet commented on Pascal Savelon's blog post New release: Stan Getz 4tet in Poland (1960)
"Thank you Pascal; Now we have the full set;"
Mar 3, 2013
Denis Ouellet commented on Pascal Savelon's blog post New release: Stan Getz quartet at Birdland 1961
"Thanks Pascal, just got it ;)"
Feb 1, 2013
claire replied to Denis Ouellet's discussion Quotes from Stan Getz
"Joining the discussion very late, but I was about to make a similar comment re: irreverence. "Taste" is the first word in his description. Tastefully select your material, then make it your own regardless of the "rules"."
Jan 7, 2013
Denis Ouellet commented on claire's blog post Hello friends!
"Thank you Claire. Nice to see you here ."
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Denis Ouellet commented on Pascal Savelon's blog post Podcast : Live at Nalen (1959)
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Denis Ouellet commented on Pascal Savelon's blog post New release: Stan Getz 4tet (Zurich 1960)
"Thank you Pascal; Wonderful concert"
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Denis Ouellet commented on Pascal Savelon's blog post New release: Stan Getz 4tet (Zurich 1960)
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Jul 22, 2012
Denis Ouellet commented on Ray Vitale's blog post Info on "SWEETIE PIE"
"Hi Ray, Luckily we have three "live" recorded versions of Sweetie Pie. As far as I know.The first one is at Birdland on Nov 13 1952 ,the second one at Carnegie Hall on the next day Nov 14 1952 and finally the third one on March 8 1953 at…"
May 4, 2012

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Lester Young's Birthday

Today is Lester Young's Birthday.
Every sax player owes him big time.
One of the greatest.

Happy Birthday Lester.
Here is a nice compilation.


Happy Birthday Lester


Denis

Posted on August 27, 2009 at 9:22pm — 1 Comment

Birthdays: Stan and Sonny

We are almost there. (-:

So we have ample time to give them our wishes and reminisce.





February 2 1927.

Happy Birthday Stan.

Thank you for all the beautiful legacy that you left us.

All your music is a constant source of joy.

Truly a master.



I am also reminded that this is also Sonny Stitt's birthday. February 2 1924

There must be something special about that date (-:

Sonny was very close to Stan during his JATP days. They made it a… Continue

Posted on January 31, 2009 at 1:36am — 2 Comments

Music From Stan Getz

As a complement to the rare Stan Getz thread I would like

to upload a few representative tracks.



The first one is from "Stan Getz with the Lighthouse All Stars"



A tune that Stan most likely played quite often around that time.

There is also a recording of it made in Birdland in August 1952.

Billie Holiday loved to sing this tune too.

I am sure Stan was a great romantic;)



The stunningly beautiful song

I Only Have Eyes For You… Continue

Posted on October 11, 2008 at 7:53pm — 15 Comments

Comment Wall (124 comments)

At 4:41pm on April 29, 2008, Bev Getz said…
Hey Denis!

Welcome!! So glad you found your way over here!

xx
At 5:30pm on April 29, 2008, Joannah said…
Good to see you here as well Denis! Much better than the old forum ;-) Have a great week!
Joannah
At 5:47pm on April 29, 2008, Jaijai Jackson said…
Hi Denis,
Nice to meet you here! Can't wait to hear your music!
All my best,
Jaijai
At 5:41pm on April 30, 2008, Hilde Hefte said…
Hi Denis.
I'm fine - hope you are too.
Great to be HERE isn't it?
Hilde :-)
At 9:31pm on April 30, 2008, Bev Getz said…
Hi Denis!
Of course it's OK! You can put up anything you like! It's cool with me! Or have whatever is up from Stan!

Thanks for being here Denis!
xoxo
At 8:53pm on May 1, 2008, adagio said…
Denis,
Thank you so much for extending your friendship to me. This is a great place to be... and great to have a fellow Canadian to share with.
Have a wonderful weekend ---
adagio
At 12:30am on May 2, 2008, Owen Summers said…
Thank you, Denis.

This looks like it could be very cool.
At 9:04am on May 2, 2008, Gregory Dudzienski said…
Thanks Denis,
Great to be here and I look forward to the hang...
G
At 10:32am on May 3, 2008, Bev Getz said…
Good Morning Denis!
I'm good! You?
Nice relatively quiet Saturday here... (so far!)

Have a great one!

love,
Bev
x
At 9:38pm on May 4, 2008, Joan DesCarpentier said…
Hi Denis. Yes this is a fabulous forum to cometo...I ma glad to be a part. If any music "Getz" me listening...it is that of Stan Getz:) I have heard none other like it and truely an appreciate every note played. God bless you:)

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