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Definitions

  1. Gerry Mulligan was an early influence.
  2. Gerry Mulligan, a baritone saxophonist and a major figure in jazz, died on Saturday morning at his home in Darien, Conn.
  3. When Gerry Mulligan was 14, his family moved to Detroit and then to Reading, Pennsylvania (an hour and a half north of Philadelphia).
  4. Gerry Mulligan was one of the few constants of the nonet alongside alto saxophonist Lee Konitz, tuba player Bill Barber, and of course Davis himself.
  5. When Gerry Mulligan was less than a year old, the family moved to Marion, Ohio, where his father accepted a job with the Marion Power Shovel Company.

Gerry Mulligan Quartet

  1. Though he had played briefly with Charlie Parker, his largest initial exposure came from his membership in the Gerry Mulligan quartet of 1952 and 1953.
  2. In 1953, upon the success of his best-selling recording of My Funny Valentine with the Gerry Mulligan Quartet, Chet Baker became an instant star.

Play

  1. Gerry Mulligan wasn't contract to play on this date, he just dropped by and sat in the studio while we were playing.

Bass

  1. Baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan joined a newly formed Dave Brubeck Trio (with Jack Six, bass and Alan Dawson, drums) the following year.

First

  1. Gerry Mulligan grew up in Philadelphia and first learned piano, which he played occasionally.
  2. He first received national recognition in 1952 as the drummer with Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker's "pianoless" quartet.

Baker

  1. In 1952, Baker joined the Gerry Mulligan Quartet, which was an instant phenomenon.

Kansas City

  1. Born in Kansas City, Missouri[ 1], Brookmeyer first gained widespread public attention as a member of Gerry Mulligan 's quartet[ 2] from 1954 to 1957.

Jazz Fans

  1. Perhaps if you asked jazz fans to name a progenitorial baritone saxophonist, they might name Harry Carney or Gerry Mulligan.

Brubeck

  1. The Dave Brubeck Quartet broke up in 1967; Brubeck continued playing with Desmond and then began recording with Gerry Mulligan.

Lionel Hampton

  1. He toured Europe with Lionel Hampton, and then settled in New York, where he worked with Horace Silver and Gerry Mulligan.

Musicians

  1. Other musicians in the cool style include saxophonists Stan Getz and Gerry Mulligan, and trumpet player Chet Baker.

Terry Gibbs

  1. In 1948 he played with Tadd Dameron, in 1951 with Gerry Mulligan, in 1952 with Terry Gibbs, and shortly after with Buddy Rich.

Music

  1. I began to hear it in the music of the Modern Jazz Quartet, Horace Silver, in Gerry Mulligan, in the Getz group with Bobby Brookmeyer.

Pepper Adams

  1. A famous exponent of Woody Herman's Herd, Chaloff set the stage for the early maturity of Gerry Mulligan and the emergence of Pepper Adams.
  2. Pepper Adams was one of the all-time great baritonists, ranking at the top with Harry Carney, Serge Chaloff, and Gerry Mulligan.

Years

  1. During the next few years, he freelanced, working with Machito, Kai Winding, and Gerry Mulligan, among others.

Saxophonist

  1. As a saxophonist, composer, arranger and band leader, Gerry Mulligan (1927-1996) is a jazz legend.

Gerry

  1. As the magisterial Coleman Hawkins - who invented the jazz tenor saxophone-said: "Gerry is full of the spirit."Gerry Mulligan was the complete jazz musician.

Jim Hall

  1. While I was working with Gerry Mulligan, Jimmy Giuffre came to New York with his trio, with Jim Atlas on bass and Jim Hall on guitar.
  2. It included dates with Gerry Mulligan for Verve, various sessions with Jim Hall, and a concert with the the Modern Jazz Quartet.

Miles Davis

  1. In 1948, Evans, with Miles Davis, Gerry Mulligan, and others, collaborated on a band book for a nonet.

Own Group

  1. Conte has played all over the world with Stan Kenton, his own group, Gerry Mulligan, the Lighthouse All-Stars, and others.

Charlie Parker

  1. After playing in army bands he attracted attention during engagements with Charlie Parker and Gerry Mulligan in 1952 and 1953.
  2. He performed with Charlie Parker for a short while and then joined Gerry Mulligan 's quartet in 1952.
  3. After landing gigs with Charlie Parker and Gerry Mulligan, Baker soon found himself a solo star and bandleader.

Jazz

  1. I had been listening to jazz, but it was Bill Evans and Gerry Mulligan.
  2. No mesmo ano, Astor Piazzolla grava com Gerry Mulligan o álbum Reunión Cumbre, uma mistura bem sucedida de tango, jazz e música clássica.

Mel Lewis

  1. She has toured throughout the world, playing trumpet with the big bands of Benny Goodman, Gerry Mulligan, Mel Lewis, Bob Mintzer, and Maria Schneider.
  2. He has toured with a number of legendary performers including Gerry Mulligan, Mel Lewis, and Frank Sinatra.

Jazz Musicians

  1. O ne of the most widely respected and admired jazz musicians of our time, Gerry Mulligan occupies a unique place in the American musical scene.

Zoot Sims

  1. Mose went on to play and record with jazz greats Stan Getz, Al Cohn, Zoot Sims and Gerry Mulligan as well as with his own Mose Allison Trio.

Quartet

  1. The recording featured all new compositions performed by Gerry Mulligan and the Gerry Mulligan Quartet.
  2. That summer, he began playing in the Gerry Mulligan Quartet, a pianoless group featuring baritone sax, trumpet, bass, and drums.
  3. Pianist Bill Mays soon took up Charlap's cause, recommending the young man as his replacement in the Gerry Mulligan Quartet.

Dave Brubeck

  1. Dave Brubeck and Gerry Mulligan filled out the bill.

Playing

  1. His early playing was heavily influenced by Lester Young, and he recorded a number of singles with the likes of Dizzy Gillespie and Gerry Mulligan.
  2. But by the mid-50's, after leading his own group and playing with Gerry Mulligan and Buddy Rich, Mr. Eager disappeared from the scene.
  3. I remember how he impressed me, the first time I heard him at a private session, playing with Zoot Sims and Gerry Mulligan in the summer of 1949.

Baritone Saxophone

  1. Harry Carney was one of the original innovators of the baritone saxophone, winning each Downbeat magazine poll until the emergence of Gerry Mulligan.
  2. Gerry Mulligan He birthed the cool with Miles, dispensed with the piano and revolutionised the baritone saxophone.

Gil Evans

  1. In that category he is in good company with people like Gerry Mulligan, Tadd Dameron, Bob Brookmeyer and Gil Evans.

Stan Getz

  1. He served as a sideman for numerous jazz musicians in the 1950s, including Charlie Barnet, Lester Young, Gerry Mulligan (1954) and Stan Getz (1955).
  2. Saxophonists Lee Konitz, Stan Getz, and Gerry Mulligan are the true stars of the album, with Konitz particularly shining.

Chet Baker

  1. After recording with Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker at Carnegie Hall, Scofield was a member of the Billy Cobham-George Duke band for two years.
  2. Excerpt AskMen.com is kicking off a series of style icon profiles of four jazz artists: Miles Davis, Gerry Mulligan, Bill Evans, and Chet Baker.
  3. He recorded with Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker and eventually received an invitation to join Billy Cobham as replacement for John Abercrombie.

Gerry Mulligan

  1. In the 1950s Pepper became one of the leading lights of West coast jazz, along with Chet Baker, Gerry Mulligan, Shelly Manne, and others.
  2. The nonet released several singles in 1949 and 1950, featuring arrangements by Gil Evans, Gerry Mulligan and John Lewis.
  3. Educated at the Berklee College of Music, Scofield eventually left school to record with Chet Baker and Gerry Mulligan.

Categories

  1. Jazz Trumpeters > Chet Baker
  2. Arts > Music > Jazz > Gil Evans
  3. Baritone Saxophone
  4. Countries > United States > California > Dave Brubeck
  5. Music > Jazz > Jazz Musicians > Zoot Sims
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