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January 2009 Blog Posts (2)

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

Added by Denis Ouellet on January 31, 2009 at 1:36am — 2 Comments

Stan Getz honors Bill Evans, San Francisco circa 1985

I lived in S.F. and visited many of the clubs there that are long extinct. When Bill Evans died there was an impromptu (spontaneous) gathering of jazz bretheran (players and enthusiasts) at Bimbo's on Columbus Ave. in North Beach. First and last time I saw Stan. He had his huge, beautiful white husky there circulating with him throughout this saddened but exhilerated crowd...He played like Stan plays......pulling the soul out of body and heart from heart-beat...glorious, emotional and… Continue

Added by Daniel R. Kuhn on January 22, 2009 at 12:46pm — 11 Comments

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