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Started this discussion. Last reply by Sal Sax Jul 12, 2014.

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Sal Sax replied to THEO URFF's discussion what happened to him
"I saw him at the Blue Note in NYC a bit before he left us . I saw how gaunt he looked and just knew he wouldn't be around to much longer . He played beautifully that night with Carmen Mcrae"
Jul 12, 2014

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I BECAME AN AMATEUR TENOR SAXOFONIST DUE TRUE THE BEAUTIFULL STAN GETZ SAX MUSIC I HEARD ON THE RADIO DURING MY CHILDHOOD IN THE FIFTEES.THE MUSIC OF THE ALBUM "FOCUS " HIT ME LIKE A BRICK...I AM A STAN GETZ FAN SINS THAN....FOR ME STAN GETZ HAS BECOME MORE OR THE LESS A WAY OF LIFE....A LIFE IN JAZZ..ITS VERY SAD I NEVER MET HIM!!!!...MAYBE IN AN OTHER LIFE... I HOPE....! GREETINGS TO ALL THE FAMILY MEMBERS OF STAN GETZ .....MANY GREETINGS....THEO URFF

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At 9:43am on October 4, 2008, Bev Getz said…
Hello Theo!

Welcome to Stan's forum! And thank you for your very sweet introduction above! Stan would be so honored.

Glad you're with us here!

Have a lovely weekend.

My Best,
Bev
At 11:28am on October 4, 2008, THEO URFF said…
HELLO AGAIN...THANK YOU FOR YOUR KIND WORDS BEV....THEY ALWAYS SAY "BIRD LIVES" BUT STAN GETZ "LIVES TO" I DONT KNOW IF HE EVER FULLY UNDERSTOOD THE IMPACT HIS MUSIC HAD ON A LOT, A WHOLE LOT OF PEOPLE IN EUROPE, SEVERAL GENERATIONS ARE STILL BUYING HIS RECORDS ( CD`S AND SOLO`S ON SHEET MUSIC PAPER)HE REALY WAS THE SOUND OF THE SIXTIES ,SEVENTIES AND EVEN THE EIGHTIES..( PEOPLE TIME...ANNIVERSERY... ETC...)ON TENOR SAX.... THE STUDENTS ON THE EUROPEAN COSERVATORIES ALL WANTED TO PLAY LIKE MICHEL BRECKER...BUT THAN AGAIN THEY ALL SWITCHED TO THE SOUND OF STAN GETZ.....STRANGE ISNT IT?...WEL NOT FOR ME. EVEN JOHN COLTRANE MENTIONED IN AN INTERVIEUW,,,.."WE ALL...EVERYBODY REALY WANTS TO SOUND LIKE GETZ..." THAT SAYS ENOUGH ABOUT THE LYRICAL WAY STAN GETZ PLAYED.!! I THINK THAT TROUGH HIS MUSIC..I HAVE MOST OF IT.. I CAN SAY THAT I KNEW HIM, AND INSPITE OF THE NEGATIVE MOMENTS IN HIS LIVE ( WE ALL HAVE THEM BELIEVE ME..WHEN YOU WANT TO STAY UPRIGHT IN THE MUSIC BUISSENES...ESPECIALLY THE JAZZ SCENE THE TEMPTATIONS ARE VERY BIG. AND I AM NOT EVEN A PROFFESIONAL) I AM CONVINCED THAT HE WAS A VERY SENSITIVE MAN....AND THEY ARE OFTEN NOT THE EASIEST PEOPLE TO LIVE WITH....WHILE WRITING THESE WORDS THE LYRICAL MUSIC OF THE FOCUS ALBUM TRACK "HER" FILLES MY STUDIE...I DEDICATE THIS MUSIC TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.....GOD BLESS AND MANY GREETINGS FROM HOLLAND EUROPE....THEO URFF.
At 1:17pm on October 5, 2008, Denis Ouellet said…
Hi Theo,


So nice to see you here.
Thanks for your beautiful words.

You speak volumes.


Denis
At 9:36pm on September 15, 2009, Glenn Zottola said…
Zoot passed quite awhile back and as Milt Hinton called him "the salt of the earth". I have a unreleased tape of one of the last gigs i did with Zoot with Teddy Wilson,Milt Hinton and Gus Johnson and i will try tp post an excerpt on my page. Glenn

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