Stan Getz

Biography

2 February 1927, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 6 June 1991, Malibu, California, USA. Getz played several reed instruments as a child, especially the alto saxophone, but he finally chose the tenor saxophone and by the age of 15 was playing professionally. Within a year he had made his first records, playing with Jack Teagarden, who became, technically at least, Getz’s guardian so that the youngster could go on the road with the band. The following year Getz worked with Stan Kenton,... Read more

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jazz
bossa nova
saxophone
latin jazz
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