The Art of Gerry Mulligan: The Final Recordings

The Art of Gerry Mulligan: The Final Recordings

by Gerry Mulligan


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The Art of Gerry Mulligan: The Final Recordings

As one of the most famous baritone sax players in jazz, Gerry Mulligan is an icon from the 1950s cool jazz era. Known for his light, airy tone, he was also an excellent composer, arranger, and bandleader and an important figure in the development of cool jazz. On this CD, The Art of Gerry Mulligan: The Final Recordings, Telarc Jazz has compiled selections from three of Mulligan's recordings for the label during those years: Paraiso-Jazz Brazil with Jane Duboc on vocals; Dream a Little Dream a quartet recording; and Dragonfly, also by Mulligan's quartet but featuring special guests guitarist John Scofield, saxophonist Grover Washington, Jr., and pianist Dave Grusin. Each of these creative periods produced an exceptional output of compositions including "O Bom Alvinho," "Song for Strayhorn," and the ever-popular "Dragonfly." While this compilation represents only the latter part of his great career from 1993-1995, it is an exceptional preservation of the cool jazz legacy of Gerry Mulligan.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/24/2000
Label: Telarc
UPC: 0089408351723
catalogNumber: 83517
Rank: 66952

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Gerry Mulligan   Primary Artist,Baritone Saxophone
Bill Mays   Piano
Ted Rosenthal   Piano
John Scofield   Guitar
Warren Vaché   Cornet
Luis Bonilla   Trombone
Ryan Kisor   Trumpet
David Taylor   Trombone
Valtinho Anastacio   Percussion
Dave Grusin   Piano
Jane Duboc   Vocals
Charlie Ernst   Piano
Norberto Goldberg   Percussion
Peter Grant   Drums
Clifford Korman   Piano
Emanuel Moreira   Guitar
Jim Pugh   Trombone
Byron Stripling   Trumpet,Flugelhorn
Leo Traversa   Bass
Ron Vincent   Drums
Grover Washington   Soprano Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone

Technical Credits

Michael Bishop   Engineer
Jack Renner   Engineer
John Snyder   Producer
Robert Woods   Executive Producer
Anilda Carrasquillo   Art Direction
Alyn Shipton   Liner Notes
Brian Sooy   Cover Design

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