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Billie, Lester, and 'The Sound of Jazz'

In the late 1950’s CBS aired a television series called “Seven Lively Arts.” On December 8, 1957, 32 jazz giants, including Count Basie, Lester Young… 277 more words

1950's Jazz

On this day in jazz (December 03)

On this day in 1957, the great baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan (who was also highlighted yesterday) began recording “Reunion” with his old pal Chet Baker… 191 more words


On this day in jazz (December 02)

On this day in 1959, two of the greatest cool jazz saxophonists of all time completed their collaboration “Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster”. Gerry is undoubtedly the best baritone saxophonist to have ever played the instrument  and… 172 more words


La plus que lente (Gerry Mulligan/Gil Evans)

as performed by the Gerry Mulligan Sextet, 1956
JSC-008 — Score and parts for trumpet, trombone, tenor & baritone saxophones, bass and drums  – 30€ 74 more words
Small Group And Combo

On this day in jazz (November 24)

On this day in 1974, trumpeter Chet Baker and baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan reunited for a concert at Carnegie Hall. Joining the duo was a rhythm section of Bob James on pianos, Dave Samuels on vibes, Ron Carter on bass and Harvey Mason on drums. 129 more words