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  1. Claude Williamson dies at 89; versatile jazz pianist was mainstay of West Coast coolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Los Angeles Times

    ... name. The Lighthouse's fortunes tracked the era of cool jazz, a musical movement inspired by Miles Davis and Gerry Mulligan that flowered in L.A. and came to be seen as an archetypical West Coast artistic style. L.A. musicians brought cool tones and ...

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  2. Pelham ParkwayRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | All About Jazz

    ... Donaldson, Eric Alexander and Frank Wess) and drummer Peter Grant, whose history includes associations with Gerry Mulligan, Peggy Lee and the New York Voices. Golden's music features the classic organ trio performing hard bop pieces. This track ...

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  3. RECORDING: West Coast Jazz: Early SoundsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | All About Jazz

    ... of West Coast jazz jam sessions, said the chief architects of the music were Shorty Rogers, Shelly Manne and Gerry Mulligan. All were East Coast transplants who made expansive use of harmony and round-robin soloing. Early on, jazz associated with ...

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  4. a Few Minutes WITHa Todd CoolmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Nippertown!

    By the time bassist Todd Coolman arrived at the Skidmore Jazz Institute in the summer of 1997, he had the kind of rA sumA you need a wheelbarrow to carry around: he'd played with sax icon James Moody for nearly 30 years, had two discs of his own under his belt, and worked with major players like Horace Silver, Gerry Mulligan and Stan Getz . While an accomplished educator, Coolman wasn't just coming to Saratoga Springs to be part of a summer program that has turned out a cadre of natural born musical killers - change-makers like Christian Scott, Ryan Cohan, Myron Walden, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews and "Late Show with Stephen Colbert" bandleader Jonathan Batiste .

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  5. Doug Woolverton to perform Miles Davis' Newport 1958 SetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... legendary festival on July 3rd of that year, which also included sets by Duke Ellington (with special guests Gerry Mulligan and Mahalia Jackson), Rex Stewart, the Dave Brubeck Quartet, and Miles' sextet. Columbia Records originally issued three ...

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  6. Gerry Mulligan: The Emarcy Sextet RecordingsRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | All About Jazz

    While there are many reasons why the cool jazz movement on the west coast was a somewhat short-lived era, one of the key aspects of its quiet demise was the decidedly harder-edged music coming out of New York at about the same time period. Back around 1955, hard bop was making its ascendency and this might shed some light on how it's possible for the great music recorded by Gerry Mulligan's sextet to have been so blatantly ignored.

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  7. the Vinyl PostRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | All About Jazz

    While there are many reasons why the cool jazz movement on the west coast was a somewhat short-lived era, one of the key aspects of its quiet demise was the decidedly harder-edged music coming out of New York at about the same time period. Back around 1955, hard bop was making its ascendency and this might shed some light on how it's possible for the great music recorded by Gerry Mulligan's sextet to have been so blatantly ignored.

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  8. VIDEO / DVD: Mulligan, Brubeck and DesmondRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | All About Jazz

    Long-time readers wanted! All About Jazz needs your help and we have a deal. Contribute $20 and we'll hide those six pesky Google ads that appear on every page for a full year! Let's stick with baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan today.

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  9. RECORDING: Gerry Mulligan: JeruRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | All About Jazz

    Long-time readers wanted! All About Jazz needs your help and we have a deal. Contribute $20 and we'll hide those six pesky Google ads that appear on every page for a full year! One of the loveliest small-group jazz albums of the early 1960s was Gerry Mulligan's Jeru.

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  10. David Bowie's Favorite AlbumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2014 | Vanity Fair

    ... junior commercial artist at an advertising agency in London. My immediate boss, Ian, a groovy modernist with Gerry Mulligan-style short crop haircut and Chelsea boots, was very encouraging about my passion for music, something he and I both shared, ...

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  11. Sketches of pain By Dennis Hartley: "Born to be Blue"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Wilson's Almanac

    ... beauty and a gift for expressing his art. By age 24 he had already gigged with Stan Getz, Charlie Parker and Gerry Mulligan. He began chasing the dragon in the 1950s, leading to jail time and a career slide. There are conflicting versions of the ...

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  12. Miles Davis and James Brown present unique challenges for anyone telling their storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    ... groundbreaking album for each ten-year period. Inspired in part by collaborators including baritone sax man Gerry Mulligan, Davis started his recording career with this selection of short songs that struck a balance between big band and small combo ...

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  13. Born To Be Blue: Chet Baker In 5 SongsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | National Public Radio

    ... West Coast dates, and reached a wider audience when he joined the piano-less quartet of baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan. Baker made his official debut as a bandleader in 1953, after his time with Mulligan's quartet, and introduced himself as a ...

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  14. Ethan Hawke channels Chet Baker in Born to Be BlueRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Georgia Straight

    ... but his Baker stays in a vacuum, with no hint of colleagues like Dave Brubeck, Art Pepper, and especially Gerry Mulligan, with whom he led several bands. This fictionalized take offers the intriguing conceit of reducing all his romantic interests to ...

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  15. Bill Charlap, Grammy Award-Winning Jazz Pianist, to Appear at VM SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Vision Monday

    ... and educator, Charlap has performed with many leading artists ranging from Phil Woods and Tony Bennett to Gerry Mulligan and Wynton Marsalis. He is known for his interpretations of American popular songs and has recorded albums featuring the music ...

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  16. JLCO with Wynton Marsalis in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Wynton Marsalis fan club

    The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis explores the innovative musical concepts that emerged during the 1950s - a whirlwind decade of unprecedented growth and staggering creativity. Jazz's limitless potential was on full display during these years, as exemplified by the cool jazz of Gerry Mulligan, modal jazz of Miles Davis, hard bop of Art Blakey, third stream of Gunther Schuller, the classic elegance of the Modern Jazz Quartet, and the free jazz of Ornette Coleman.

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  17. Dizzy's turns a spotlight on the baritone saxophoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | San Diego Reader

    ... to soloist status. Ronnie Cuber comes to mind. There are critics who even go so far as to say that the late Gerry Mulligan was right up there with bebop alto sax legend Charlie Parker but never got the same adulation during his lifetime because he ...

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  18. Westchester Jazz Guitarist John Scofield Wins Grammy AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | The North Salem Daily Voice

    ... include rock and blues players. He attended Berklee College of Music in Boston. After a debut recording with Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker, Scofield was a member of the Billy Cobham-George Duke band for two years. In 1977, he recorded with Charles ...

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  19. National Jazz Ensemble: Featuring Gerry MulliganRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... worth hearing and savoring, even forty years after the fact. Personnel: Chuck Israels: director, conductor; Gerry Mulligan: baritone sax soloist. Jimmy Maxwell: trumpet; Waymon Reed: trumpet; Mike Lawrence: trumpet; David Berger: trumpet; Arnie ...

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  20. Montreux and Bern jazz festivals share treasuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2015 | Swissinfo

    ... artists who had played in Bern had since passed away, so ZurbrA1 4gg had to find the heirs of stars such as Gerry Mulligan, Oscar Peterson, and Dizzy Gillespie to obtain the musicians' rights. In the end, ZurbrA1 4gg entered into 738 rights ...

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