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  1. Pianist Vlad West Releases 'Green Light'Read the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    ... Vlad West Vlad West, a noted jazz musician who has played with numerous luminaries including Duke Ellington,Gerry Mulligan, Thad Jones, Mel Lewis, Errol Werner, Tony Scott and Clark Terry, and is known in Europe as Vladimir Sermakashev, has released ...

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  2. Miles Davis At Newport: Chats with George Wein, David Benoit and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Switched

    ... on the festival. He wasn't even advertised, I had to put a band together. It was Thelonius Monk on piano, Gerry Mulligan on tenor saxophone--I think Zoot Sims was there, I'm not sure--and Connie Kay and Percy Heath on bass. They played a set and ...

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  3. Gerry Mulligan On Piano JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | WNYC-AM New York

    Gerry Mulligan , best known as a baritone saxophonist, was pivotal in developing the West Coast jazz sound, and was featured in big bands for years. He also composed and performed symphonic music and played piano.

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  4. John Scofield Quartet Performs Tonight at Boulder TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... by both 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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  5. Remembering Ornette Coleman: "A Visionary" Jazz LegendRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | Democracy Now

    ... the Hillcrest with Paul Bley, and Carla Bley was his wife. That's how I met Carla. And I went to the Hague. Gerry Mulligan was playing there with his band, and this guy comes up to the stage and asks to sit in. They tell him to come up, and he got ...

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  6. Swansea International Jazz Festival brings global stars and emerging musicians to the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | IcNetwork

    Located in Swansea's Maritime Quarter, there's such a buzz around the site with plenty of music to enjoy. From free musical workshops with some of the world's most acclaimed musicians - including Lee Gibson and The Capital City Jazz Orchestra, Robert Fowler's Gerry Mulligan Concert Big Band and The Busquitos - to witnessing the next generation of Welsh musicians at the Schools' Big Band event.

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  7. Jon Batiste: Staying HumanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | All About Jazz

    ... to think about the history of how the Birth of the Cool was the beginning of what developed into a career for Gerry Mulligan and John Lewis," says Batiste, pointing to Mulligan's work with his Concert Jazz Band and Lewis's musical directorship of ...

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  8. Richard E. ChamberlainRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Pocono Record

    ... touring with Louie Bellson, Engelbert, The Band of America, Bill Watrous, Chuck Mangione, Joni Mitchell and Gerry Mulligan. Rick recently retired as the principal trombonist of the New York City Ballet Orchestra. He also played with Phil Woods in ...

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  9. Coming Soon: Miles Davis Bootleg Series Vol. 4, At Newport: 1955-1975Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Kirkville

    ... From Miles' debut performance at NJF in 1955 (a hastily arranged jam session featuring Thelonious Monk and Gerry Mulligan, that immediately led to the trumpeter's Columbia signing), to his final public perform ance of the '70s in 1975 (at Lincoln ...

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  10. Live Music 5/12/15 to 5/16/15Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... and with others. Among the many artists he has played with or opened for are Dave Brubeck, Cab Calloway, Gerry Mulligan, Cookie Thomas and the Platters. Kevin Saint James is the founder and was the original lead vocalist of the Bernadettes, one of ...

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  11. FESTIVAL: Thoughts on New Orleans and JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | All About Jazz

    ... Alan Dawson, and some of the hundred or so musicians who performed were Sarah Vaughan, the Count Basie band, Gerry Mulligan, Paul Desmond, Albert Mangelsdorff, Roland Kirk, Jimmy Giuffre, the Onward Brass Band, Rita Reyes, Al Belletto, Eddie Miller, ...

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  12. Sevdalyn Christine "Sunshine" Claycomb-Brooks, 1939-2015Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2015 | The New York Observer

    ... of Los Angeles's Central Avenue and Sunset Strip. She'd sing jazz standards, birth the cool and hang with Gerry Mulligan, Charlie Parker, Chet Baker, Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon and Count Basie, through whom, she would eventually meet and fall in love ...

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  13. The Bossa Nova Story, Glenn Zottola, Salutes Stan GetzRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | All About Jazz

    It was 1961 and I was 13 years old. I was about to perform on my first major jazz gig at the Atlantic City Jazz Festival on the bill with Dinah Washington, Gerry Mulligan, Oscar Peterson and Art Blakey.

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  14. VIDEO / DVD: Gerry Mulligan at BreconRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | All About Jazz

    Until a year or so before his death in 1996, Mulligan was playing and writing at the top of his game. To remember him, let's listen to one of the classic compositions played by his quartet at the Brecon, Wales, Jazz Festival in 1991.

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  15. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Gerry MulliganRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | All About Jazz

    All About Jazz is celebrating Gerry Mulligan's birthday today! Gerry Mulligan grew up in Philadelphia and first learned piano, which he played occasionally. While in his teens, he wrote arrangements for Johnny Warrington\'s radio band and played reed instruments professionally.

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  16. Jazz Appreciation Month 2015Read the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Anderson@Large

    ... ns have been inducted into the Philadelphia Walk of Fame - John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie, Billie Holiday and Gerry Mulligan.

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  17. New Recording: Miles on Monday: Conceiving Birth of the CoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | All About Jazz

    It was 65 years ago today, on March 9, 1950, that Miles Davis completed the sessions for what would eventually become the album Birth of the Cool . That day, Davis went into WMGM Studios in New York City with a band including J. J. Johnson , Gunther Schuller , John Barber , Lee Konitz , Gerry Mulligan , Al McKibbon , and Max Roach and laid down tracks for 'Moon Dreams," 'Deception" and 'Rocker."

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  18. Miles on Monday: Conceiving Birth of the CoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    It was 65 years ago today, on March 9, 1950, that Miles Davis completed the sessions for what would eventually become the album Birth of the Cool . That day, Davis went into WMGM Studios in New York City with a band including J. J. Johnson , Gunther Schuller , John Barber , Lee Konitz , Gerry Mulligan , Al McKibbon , and Max Roach and laid down tracks for "Moon Dreams," "Deception" and "Rocker."

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  19. Dubber on Sunday - 01Read the original story

    Mar 8, 2015 | The Wireless

    ... Peggy Lee - Black Coffee Ramsey Lewis - The Way You Look Tonight Jimmy Smith - Willow Weep For MeRemaster Gerry Mulligan - What It's All About Grant Green - Lullaby Of The Leaves Barney Kessel - Breakfast At Tiffany's Wayne Shorter - Virgo Eddie ...

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  20. The ten best trumpeters of all timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Denver Westword

    ... time. Trumpeter and flugelhorn player Art Farmer started out playing bop with Horace Silver, Sonny Rollins, Gerry Mulligan and Gigi Gryce throughout the '50s, but the warm toned Farmer later branched out beyond bop. Since he was versed in various ...

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