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Remembering Jazz Saxophonist Stan Getz

Getz recently passed away after a bout with liver cancer. We remember him with a rebroadcast of an interview from last year. Getz talks about dropping out of school and going on the road at 15. He learned while traveling and playing with other musicians.

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Other segments from the episode on June 11, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 11, 1991: Obituary for Stan Getz; Interview with Christopher Durang; Review of five CD releases of Duke Ellington concerts.

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