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Gerry Mulligan On Piano Jazz

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Ella Fitzgerald: Putting all her Easter eggs in one basket. Photo Illustration: Lars Gotrich/Photos: William Gottlieb/Library of Congress via Flickr, iStock. hide caption

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Behind 'A Great Day In Harlem': Jean Bach On Piano Jazz

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A classic West Coast jazz quartet: saxophonist Paul Desmond, drummer Joe Dodge, pianist Dave Brubeck, bassist Bob Bates. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Gerry Mulligan in Marciac, France, Aug. 13, 1993. JEAN-PIERRE MULLER/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Gerry Mulligan: Intricacy in a Lower Register

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Gerry Mulligan: 'Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster'

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Gerry Mulligan: 'Night Lights'

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