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August 2008 Blog Posts (6)

"Pennies From Heaven" analysis by Greg Fishman - June 4, 2008

Stan Getz’s Improvised Solo on "Pennies from Heaven" (from Stan Getz and the Oscar Peterson Trio, Verve 827 826-2) by Greg Fishman

Recorded in 1957—when Stan Getz was only 30 years old—the "Pennies From Heaven" solo stands up to the test to time amazingly well. Over five decades have passed since the solo was recorded, yet it doesn’t sound dated. This is one of the characteristics that all the jazz masters share: a timeless quality.

General Observations

This solo…

Added by Bev Getz on August 25, 2008 at 3:21pm — 5 Comments

Music Interest

When I was a young boy, I was always interested in music. I would fall asleep to same album,yes thats right" the same album. It was an early Album of James Taylor called MUD SLIDE SLIM. I would have someone turn it over from side to side, several time. Well that kick started my Love for music. Then came r&b,pop, and of course JAZZ. I worked @ at record store here in LA before the age of IPOD's & music downloads were popular, and I finally got a chance to work in the jazz end of the… Continue

Added by par-3 on August 24, 2008 at 12:57am — No Comments


I took this information directly from Buddy's website - - What a great lineup! Can't miss this one..............

Drucker Labs and Scabeba Entertainment presents the 2008 Buddy Rich Memorial Concert.

When: October 18, 2008

Where: Hammerstein Ballroom

311 W. 34th St.

NYC, NY 10001

Special Guest: Neil Peart, John Blackwell, Terry Bozzio,… Continue

Added by Karl Sterling on August 17, 2008 at 12:40pm — No Comments

RIP Dave Carpenter

Although many of you may have heard this already, I only became aware of Dave Carpenter's passing a couple of days ago. Sadly, Dave passed away in late June of this year. He was undoubtedly one of the finest bass players of our time. He will be greatly missed. The link below contains an article about Dave from the All About Jazz site:

Dave Carpenter Remembered

Added by Karl Sterling on August 16, 2008 at 6:19pm — 1 Comment

Stan Getz Songs

Music Playlist Ringtones


Added by Joan DesCarpentier on August 15, 2008 at 5:00pm — No Comments

"Stan Getz Through The Years", by Joseph Hooper - NY Times Magazine, Sunday June 9, 1991

Originally posted this as a 'forum' piece. I meant for it to be a blog. Still trying to navigate my way around here! So... Please excuse the double posting!


Doing an Internet search for something completely unrelated today, I came across the following interview that was published in the New York Times, Sunday Magazine on June 9, 1991. We… Continue

Added by Bev Getz on August 4, 2008 at 9:00am — 7 Comments



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