Getz At The Gate

Stan Getz Quartet

SKU: 7742857

Barcode: 00602577428579

36.00 £36.00
  • Genre: Jazz
  • Label: Verve
  • Released Date: 14th June 2019
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Previously unreleased recording live at the Village Gate, 3LP set!

A previously unreleased recording of master jazz saxophonist Stan Getz and his quartet, Getz At The Gate is a previously unreleased live recording from the historic Village Gate in New York City, recorded on Nov. 26, 1961. This release features an all-star, rarely heard quartet with pianist Steve Kuhn, bassist John Neves and drummer Roy Haynes (aka ‘The Boston Band’). Includes extensive liner notes by Boston jazz historian Bob Blumenthal.

The show was professionally recorded with a view to possible commercial release but, after those plans were forgotten, the tape sat in the vaults for 58 years. The recording serves as a priceless document of a direction that Getz, ultimately, did not follow.

Returning from a period of living in Europe, Getz put together this new quartet to pursue a slightly more modern and aggressive sound which was gaining ground, notably via John Coltrane’s quartet, in which Kuhn had recently been playing. But in 1962, Getz’s Jazz Samba album with guitarist Charlie Byrd heralded the start of the bossa nova boom, and steered the course of Getz’s career for the following years.

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Track Listings

1. Announcement by Art D'Lugoff
2. It’s Alright With Me
3. Wildwood
4. When The Sun Comes Out
5. Impressions
6. Airegin

1. Like Someone In Love
2. Woody ’N You
3. Blues
4. Where Do You Go?
5. Yesterday’s Gardenias
6. Stella By Starlight

1. It’s You Or No One
2. Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most
3. 52nd Street Theme
4. Jumpin’ With Symphony Sid

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