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Gerry Mulligan


Gerry Mulligan grew up in Philadelphia and first learned piano, which he played occasionally. While in his teens, he wrote arrangements for Johnny Warrington's radio band (1944) and played reed instruments professionally. After moving to New York in 1946, he joined Gene Krupa's big band as staff arranger, attracting attention with his Disc Jockey Jump (1947). He then became involved with the nascent cool-jazz movement in New York, taking part in the performances (1948) and recording sessions (1949-50) of Miles Davis' nonet and contributing scores to the big bands of Elliot Lawrence and Claude Thornhill


Article: Liner Notes

Joel Weiskopf: New Beginning

Read "Joel Weiskopf: New Beginning" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan

For better or worse, it seems that any artistic endeavor that involves the true expression of raw human experience and emotion is destined to have appeal to only a small and select audience. This dilemma becomes even more daunting for the artist in today's technology-laden society where electronic communication has taken the place of face-to-face conversation. ...

Results for pages tagged "Gerry Mulligan"...


Gerry Mulligan


Article: Interview

Dino Betti van der Noot: la big band tra suono e racconto

Read "Dino Betti van der Noot: la big band tra suono e racconto" reviewed by Neri Pollastri

Nel mondo del jazz, e non solo in quello, Dino Betti van der Noot è una personalità decisamente unica: formalmente un dilettante, ha però pubblicato quindici album, molti dei quali pluripremiati; scrive per big band, una cosa oggi ormai rarissima, dando inoltre vita a opere che si discostano dalla tradizione della formazione; dotato di una cultura ...


Article: Album Review

Adam Schroeder & Mark Masters celebrate Clark Terry: CT!

Read "CT!" reviewed by Pierre Giroux

In jazz, where the past intertwines with the present and the future, few figures were as influential as the legendary trumpeter Clark Terry. During his playing career, he developed a creative, bouncy style with an irrepressible rhythmic verve that was entirely his own. The album CT! with baritone saxophonist Adam Schroeder and arranger Mark Masters serves ...


Article: Radio & Podcasts

Bah Humbug, Weather Music, Stocking Stuffer Singles

Read "Bah Humbug, Weather Music, Stocking Stuffer Singles" reviewed by David Brown

Personally, I do not celebrate Christmas. But for this week's show, I figured I'd get in the spirit and sprinkle a few offbeat holiday tunes into the mix. We start off with a Latin set with Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra's “Jingle Bells Mambo" followed by Herman's Heat and Puente's Beat; then a set of meteorological ...


Article: Album Review

Dave Bayles Trio: Live at the Uptowner

Read "Live at the Uptowner" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Here's a rather unusual lineup for a trio: trumpet, bass and drums. Russ Johnson is the trumpeter, Clay Schaub the bassist, Dave Bayles the drummer and leader. That is rather like assembling the Gerry Mulligan quartet without inviting Mulligan. Bayles' trio was recorded live in February 2023 at the Uptowner nightclub in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where it ...


Article: Book Review

Pepper Adams: Saxophone Trailblazer

Read "Pepper Adams: Saxophone Trailblazer" reviewed by David A. Orthmann

Pepper Adams: Saxophone Trailblazer Gary Carner 240 ISBN: #9781438494357 Excelsior Editions2023 Baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams was essential to this reviewer's formative years as a jazz enthusiast. During the 1970s, in Storrs, Connecticut, New York City, northern New Jersey, and Kansas City, Missouri, I had many opportunities to witness ...


Article: Radio & Podcasts

Angelica Sanchez Nonet, Terry Gibbs/Terry Pollard, David Murray

Read "Angelica Sanchez Nonet, Terry Gibbs/Terry Pollard, David Murray" reviewed by David Brown

This week we work our way through recent record store finds and some new releases. Our featured album is Nighttime Creatures by the Angelica Sanchez Nonet. Old, new, in, out... wherever the music takes us. Each week, we will explore the elements of jazz from a historical perspective. Playlist Thelonious Monk “Esistrophy (Theme)" from ...


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