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The Artistry of Stan Getz: The Best of the Verve Years, Vol. 1 ()


This two-CD sampler is most highly recommended for listeners not familiar with Stan Getz's recordings of the 1950s and '60s. Starting with a version of "Stella by Starlight" that co-stars guitarist Jimmy Raney, this set matches Getz's cool tenor with such artists as trumpeters Dizzy Gillespie and Conte Candoli, trombonist J.J. Johnson, baritonist Gerry Mulligan, pianists Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans and Chick Corea, valve trombonist Bob Brookmeyer and vibraphonist Gary Burton. Also included are his two main bossa nova hits ...

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  1. Stella by Starlight
  2. It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
  3. Nobody Else But Me
  4. Flamingo
  5. Summertime
  6. Shine
  7. Blues for Mary Jane
  8. It Never Entered My Mind
  9. My Funny Valentine
  10. Tour's End
  11. You're Blasé
  12. A Ballad
  13. Early Autumn
  14. Evening in Paris
  15. Her
  16. I'm Late, I'm Late
  17. Desafinado
  18. Manha de Carnaval (Morning of the Carnival)
  19. Insensatez (How Insensitive)
  20. The Girl from Ipanema
  21. Melinda
  22. Here's That Rainy Day
  23. Con Alma
  24. Sweet Rain
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