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About me:
I am a french saxophonist (beginner) and I like Stan Getz, sometimes when I am earing some good tunes like "First song" " for Ruth" with Kenny Barron, I am crying because it is so lyric and so beautiful !!
I am also a painter ( not a professionnal one) and I made a painting of Stan Getz which is ( and not was, because he's still living in our hearts) my personal favourite tenor saxophonist!
I hope you will understand my english! I am speaking it but it is not so often that I can write it!!!! I like this web site, well done!

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At 9:42am on July 19, 2009, Bev Getz said…
Welcome to Stan's forum Gerard! You're English is perfect! And glad you're enjoying this site. (-:

My Best,
At 5:05am on August 4, 2009, Pascal Savelon said…
Bonjour Gérard,

Désolé de ne pas avoir répondu plus tôt, je suis parti une semaine dans le sud avec des amis musiciens pour en retrouver d'autres de la région de Marseille et nous avons fait notre boeuf quotidien.

J'ai regardé avec beaucoup de plaisir tes tableaux. Merci au nom de tous les timbrés de Stan Getz... :)
J'essaye de mettre des morceaux un peu plus rares que les autres et que nos camarades de la communauté n'ont pas déjà mis sur leur page.

A bientôt

Hi Gérard

Sorry for not replying earlier, I was in the south of France during the last week with friends musicians to meet other musicians in the region of Marseille and we played each day.

I watched with great pleasure your paintings. Thank you on behalf of those who are nuts about Stan Getz [This last sentence is not a good translation: it's a joke with timbre/stamp and timbré de/nuts about]
I'm trying to put pieces a little more rare than others and that our friends in the community have not already uploaded to their page.

Take care
At 4:22pm on August 4, 2009, RUBIANO Gérard said…
Bonsoir Pascal,

Merci pour ce message qui me touche car je suis aussi un "timbré" de Stan Getz, c'est mon saxophoniste préféré, celui qui me touche le plus, c'est le premier que j'ai écouté étant enfant...à l'époque où le Jazz s'écoutait aussi dans certains commerces en musique d'ambiance! Surtout dans les casinos, ces petits supermarchés...! J'ai toujours rêvé de jouer comme lui mais c'est raté, il est apprendre en autodidacte n'est pas sensationnel mais j'éprouve un réel plaisir à jouer de mon saxo.
Merci aussi pour les compliments concernant mes tableaux...là aussi, j'ai peu de prétention, je m'amuse et j'y prends du plaisir, c'est l'essentiel!!
J'ai vécu près de Marseille pendant cinq ans, j'étais gendarme à Rousset sur Arc près de la Montagne Sainte-Victoire , chère à Cézanne!! J'ai eu la chance de voir Marcel Zannini, un autre sax bien connu dans ces Bouches-du-Rhône...un très beau département!
Bravo Pascal pour les morceaux que tu as mis en ligne car je ne les connaissais pas!
A très bientôt de te lire!!!
Gérard... P.S : Bravo pour le jeu de mot à propos de "timbré" très bien trouvé!

Good evening Pascal,
Thank you for this message which makes me a great pleasure! I am also a big fan of Stan Getz as you said "stamped" (Good joke!), it is my favorite saxophonist, the one who gets me most, it is the first one whom I listened when I was a child when the Jazz was also listened in certain supermarkets in background music! Especially in "casinos", these small supermarkets!
I always dreamed to play as him but it is missed, he is unique and to learn in self-taught is not sensational but I get a real pleasure to play my sax.
Thank you also for the compliments concerning my paintings, I have not enough claim, I enjoy myself and I take some pleasure there, it is the main part!!
I lived near Marseille during five years, I was a gendarme ( police officer) in Rousset near the Mountain saint-Victoire, dear to Cézanne!! I had the chance to see Marcel Zannini, another French wellknown sax player in this Bouches-du-Rhône a very beautiful area from France.
Bravo Pascal for the fragments which you put on-line !! Take care !!
At 2:37pm on August 14, 2009, Bev Getz said…
What a lovely tribute page you have created in Stan's honor Gerard! BEAUTIFUL!!
At 8:36am on September 9, 2009, Hilde Hefte said…
Thank you for your req.
A joy being friends with you here at Bev's beautiful site.
And your page is wonderful.
Thank you!
All the best in life
Hilde :^)
At 7:00pm on September 9, 2009, Bev Getz said…
What a wonderful idea Gerard! Sadly, no such museum for Stan exists at this time.. but it's certainly a idea worth thinking about! Thank you! Again! xoxo
At 2:48pm on September 12, 2009, keith said…
Hi Gerard, thanks, yes the HIghlands ar beautiful, the pic on my profile is a mountain called laithach in Torridon best mountain I have ever climbed.
all the best
At 9:42am on September 13, 2009, Bev Getz said…
Thank you for the sweet photo comment Gerard!

You designed that bike in the youtube video?! AWESOME! By all means please do design a Stan Getz signature bike! That would totally ROCK!! ((-;
At 1:16pm on September 14, 2009, Glenn Zottola said…
hi Rubiano ! pleasure to meet you. I haven't been to Europe for quite awhile since Nice in the 80s. How is the jazz scene out there these days ? My daughter who is helping me archive my life in music recently spent 2 months outside of Paris and she absolutely loved France. She works for a major movie star who was shooting a film there. best,Glenn
At 3:02pm on September 14, 2009, Glenn Zottola said…

thanks Rubiano and the painting of Stan is superb and captures his spirit and i am sure he would of liked it very much. Thank you for your wonderful offer and i would like that very much. I haven't had a painting done since my very first album live at Eddie Condon's and the same artist did my Jazz Christmas Album with Milt Hinton and Maxinne Sullivan. I will upload FYI it but it might difficult to see. best,

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