Eight Classic Albums

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Gently swinging with one of the sweetest and most beautiful tones ever to come from a tenor saxophone, Stan Getz went through stylistic phases but that tone remained throughout, and he always was a consistently excellent musician, one of the best ever on his instrument. This set collects eight of his pre-bossa nova albums in one package, including 1951's At Storyville, Vols. 1-2, 1953's Chamber Music, 1956's For Musicians Only, 1957's Stan Getz and the Oscar Peterson Trio and Getz Meets Mulligan in Hi-Fi, 1958's Stan Getz Cal Tjader Sextet, and 1960's Cool Velvet. Getz moved into a jazz samba phase in 1962, a commercially successful phase for him, so this set provides a ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Gently swinging with one of the sweetest and most beautiful tones ever to come from a tenor saxophone, Stan Getz went through stylistic phases but that tone remained throughout, and he always was a consistently excellent musician, one of the best ever on his instrument. This set collects eight of his pre-bossa nova albums in one package, including 1951's At Storyville, Vols. 1-2, 1953's Chamber Music, 1956's For Musicians Only, 1957's Stan Getz and the Oscar Peterson Trio and Getz Meets Mulligan in Hi-Fi, 1958's Stan Getz Cal Tjader Sextet, and 1960's Cool Velvet. Getz moved into a jazz samba phase in 1962, a commercially successful phase for him, so this set provides a nice and in-depth look at what this fine player was up to before all that. Good stuff.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/2011
  • Label: Real Gone Jazz
  • EAN: 5036408127723
  • Catalog Number: 0812772
  • Sales rank: 6,712

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Thou Swell (4:25)
  2. 2 The Song is You (7:10)
  3. 3 Mosquito Knees (5:23)
  4. 4 Pennies From Heaven (5:09)
  5. 5 Move (6:04)
  6. 6 Parker (6:09)
  7. 7 Hershey Bar (3:32)
  8. 8 Rubberneck (4:27)
  9. 9 Signal (5:54)
  10. 10 Everything Happens To Me (3:22)
  11. 11 Yesterdays (3:00)
  12. 12 Budo (5:10)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Yvette (2:58)
  2. 2 Potters Luck (2:42)
  3. 3 Wild Wood (3:06)
  4. 4 Penny (2:51)
  5. 5 Autumn Leaves (3:00)
  6. 6 Lullaby of Birdland (2:26)
  7. 7 These Foolish Things (3:01)
  8. 8 Melody Express (2:47)
  9. 9 Bebop (12:48)
  10. 10 Dark Eyes (12:08)
  11. 11 Wee (Allen's Alley) (8:28)
  12. 12 Lover Come Back To Me (9:29)
Disc 3
  1. 1 I Want To Be Happy - Oscar Peterson Trio (7:34)
  2. 2 Pennies From Heaven - Oscar Peterson Trio (5:12)
  3. 3 Ballad Medley - Oscar Peterson Trio (10:08)
  4. 4 I'm Glad There is You - Oscar Peterson Trio (4:38)
  5. 5 Tour's End - Oscar Peterson Trio (4:54)
  6. 6 I Was Doing All Right - Oscar Peterson Trio (4:07)
  7. 7 Bronx Blues - Oscar Peterson Trio (5:30)
  8. 8 Let's Fall In Love (6:26)
  9. 9 Anything Goes (3:35)
  10. 10 Too Close For Comfort (6:55)
  11. 11 That Old Feeling (5:55)
  12. 12 This Can't Be Love (8:45)
  13. 13 A Ballad (5:42)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Ginza Samba - Cal Tjader Sextet (10:59)
  2. 2 I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face - Cal Tjader Sextet (3:58)
  3. 3 For All We Know - Cal Tjader Sextet (5:44)
  4. 4 Crow's Nest - Cal Tjader Sextet (8:20)
  5. 5 Liz-Anne - Cal Tjader Sextet (3:47)
  6. 6 Big Bear - Cal Tjader Sextet (4:34)
  7. 7 The Thrill is Gone (5:02)
  8. 8 It Never Entered My Mind (4:05)
  9. 9 Early Autumn (4:44)
  10. 10 When I Go, I Go All the Way (3:59)
  11. 11 A New Town is a Blue Town (2:40)
  12. 12 'Round Midnight (3:05)
  13. 13 Born To Be Blue (3:52)
  14. 14 Whisper Not (5:02)
  15. 15 Good-Bye (4:24)
  16. 16 Nature Boy (2:58)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Stan Getz Primary Artist, Tenor Saxophone
Eddie Duran Guitar
Herb Ellis Guitar
Dizzy Gillespie Trumpet
Vince Guaraldi Piano
Al Haig Piano
Billy Higgins Drums
Dave Hildinger Vibes
Duke Jordan Piano
John Lewis Piano
Gerry Mulligan Baritone Saxophone
Oscar Peterson Piano
Jimmy Raney Guitar
Horace Silver Piano
Sonny Stitt Alto Saxophone
Leonard Gaskin Bass
Jan Johansson Piano
Stan Levey Drums
Lou Levy Piano
Teddy Kotick Bass
Ray Brown Bass
Bill Crow Bass
Fred Dutton Bass
Roy Haynes Drums
Frank Isola Drums
Tiny Kahn Drums
Scott LaFaro Bass
Cal Tjader Vibes
Blanchie Birdsong Harp
Spence Karas Drums
Technical Credits
Norman Granz Producer
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