Here is a simple yet powerful message to remember
when we are facing a difficult time in life...
When we pray and have hope for a better tomorrow,
it does wonders and gives us strength and the ability
to handle what's happening today. We just have to
remember to take one step at a time...and keep things
light and simple in present time...so that we will be able
to notice and appreciate all the little miracles that are
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
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.