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Stan Getz artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

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The cover of Getz/Gilberto

August 1, 2001 Bossa nova swept the United States in the 1960s, and Getz was at the forefront of the movement.

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The cover of The Thundering Herds 1945-1947

August 1, 2001 This box set contains many Herman's popular tunes, including his first hit, "Woodchopper's Ball."

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March 1, 2000 George Pelecis, a string quartet tribute to REM, Manu Chao, NewGrange, variations on the All Thi...

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February 9, 2006 Musician and critic David Was reviews the collection, and finds some nice surprises in the mix.

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Stan Getz Quintets: The Clef & Norgran Studio Albums

March 18, 2011 Before recording "The Girl from Ipanema," Stan Getz performed with quintets throughout the 1950s.

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The cover of Getz/Gilberto

August 1, 2001 Bossa nova swept the United States in the 1960s, and Getz was at the forefront of the movement.

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The cover of People Time

August 1, 2001 Before his death, the tenor saxophonist recorded a series of duets with pianist Kenny Barron.

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The cover of The Thundering Herds 1945-1947

August 1, 2001 This box set contains many Herman's popular tunes, including his first hit, "Woodchopper's Ball."

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April 21, 2011 Grab some chocolate bunnies and hear five jazz songs to help you hop into the Easter spirit.

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November 17, 2009 Giddins picks five songs from his list of 101 jazz recordings for new and aspiring fans.

A classic West Coast jazz quartet: saxophonist Paul Desmond, drummer Joe Dodge, pianist Dave Brubeck, bassist Bob Bates.

October 14, 2008 In these five songs, you'll hear all the definitive aspects of the West Coast jazz sound.

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August 11, 2008 Take a sip of an icy beverage and listen to the sound of five cool songs at the end of the day.

Joao Gilberto was one of the key bossa nova pioneers.

June 2, 2008 Here are five songs from the magical era when the gentle sound of Brazil hypnotized the world.

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Bossas and Ballads: The Lost Sessions

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  • Album: Bossas and Ballads: The Lost Sessions
  • Artist: Stan Getz
  • Label: Verve
 

Quintets: The Clef & Norgren Studio Albums

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  • Album: Quintets: The Clef & Norgren Studio Albums
  • Artist: Stan Getz
  • Released: 2011
 

Bill Evans Plays for Lovers

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  • Album: Bill Evans Plays for Lovers
  • Artist: Bill Evans
  • Label: Fantasy Records
  • Released: 2006
 

Sarah Vaughan Plays for Lovers

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  • Artist: Sarah Vaughan
  • Label: Fantasy Records
  • Released: 2006
 

Stan Getz Plays for Lovers

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Miles Davis Plays for Lovers

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  • Album: Miles Davis Plays for Lovers
  • Artist: Miles Davis
  • Label: Prestige
  • Released: 2003
 

Getz/Gilberto

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People Time

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The Thundering Herds 1945-1947

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  • Album: The Thundering Herds 1945-1947
  • Artist: Woody Herman