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Jazz Week: Jazz Saxophonist Stan Getz.

Jazz Saxophonist, Stan Getz. Born in Philadelphia in 1927, Getz got his start playing with Woody Herman's band. He later went on to form his own quartet. He has worked with such greats as Dizzy Gillespie and Lionel Hampton. In the early 1960's, Getz became the first American musician closely identified with the bossa nova movement. He died in 1991. (REBROADCAST FROM 6/14/90)

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Jazz Saxophonist Stan Getz

Getz dropped out of school and went on the road at 15. He only took a few lessons on his instrument, instead learning on the road, playing with other musicians. He's been popular in both jazz and pop. His latest album is Apasionado.

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Jazz Saxophonist Stan Getz.

Jazz saxophonist Stan Getz dropped out of school and went on the road at 15. He only took a few lessons on his instrument, instead learning by playing with other musicians. He's been popular in both jazz and pop. His latest album is Apasionado.

Interview

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