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Playboy Jazz Festival to Pay Tribute to Gerald Wilson

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Playboy Jazz Festival will pay tribute to one of Los Angeles’ own jazz greats, Gerald Wilson, with son Anthony Wilson leading his late father’s big band. 109 more words

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Playboy Jazz Festival to pay tribute to Gerald Wilson

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Playboy Jazz Festival will pay tribute to one of Los Angeles’ own jazz greats, Gerald Wilson, with son Anthony Wilson leading his late father’s big band. 146 more words

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Memories of You - Jazz Artists We Lost in 2014: Part 1

Before we totally immerse ourselves in the New Year, I want to look back and remember some of the great jazz artists that we lost in 2014. 77 more words

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Trilogy Playlist 9/10/2014

A tribute to Gerald Wilson.

1. The Gerald Wilson Orchestra – “The Wailer” from The Complete Pacific Jazz Recordings of Gerald Wilson and His Orchestra, … 151 more words

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Gerald Wilson, 96

MY INTRODUCTION to musician Gerald Wilson was on the radio.

Not on disc, but as DJ. He was on the jazz station KBCA, later KKGO, the frequency my family’s car and household console stereo was always tuned to while I was growing up. 201 more words

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Gerald Wilson, coming from a different time

(2013, after a show at Catalina Bar and Grill, Hollywood)

Staring at sound. I saw Gerald Wilson do just that a couple nights ago, staring right into the bell of a screaming tenor sax. 199 more words

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Gerald Wilson 1918-2014

The news of Gerald Wilson’s death this week at the age of 96 reminds us of the sheer scale of his career: he wrote his first arrangement in 1939 (for Jimmie Lunceford) and was still making fine records with his own large ensemble well after the turn of the millennium. 335 more words

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