STAN GETZ - The Smoothest Operator Historic Recordings 1946-1952 - 4 CD Set
One of the all-time great tenor saxophonists, Stan Getz had one of the most beautiful tones ever heard. Initially inspired by the great Lester Young, he grew to be a major influence himself with a unique sound that appealed to a wide audience and eventually saw him in the international pop charts in the '60s with hits such as
Recorded between July 1946 and June 1949. 80 mins.
Opus De Bop / And The Angels Swing / Running Water / Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me / Pardon My Bop / As I Live And I Bop / Interlude In Bebop / Bopelbath / inhead / Diaper Pin / Frosty / Battleground / Four And One Moore / Five Brothers / Battle Of The Saxes / Stan Gets Along / Stan’s Mood / Slow / Fast / Skull Buster / Ante Room / Poop Deck / Pennies From Heaven / Indian Summer / Long Island Sound / Mar-Cla / Preservation / Crazy Chords
Recorded between January 1950 and March 1951. 77 mins.
Stardust / Goodnight My Love / There’s A small Hotel / Too Marvellous For Words / I’ve Got You Under My Skin / What’s New / Intoit / You Stepped Out Of A dream / My Old Flame / The Lady In Red / Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams / On The Alamo / Gone With The Wind / Yesterdays / Sweetie Pie / You Go To My head / Hershey Bar / Tootsie Roll / Strike Up The Band / Imagination / For Stompers Only / Out Of Nowhere / ‘S Wonderful / Penny / Split Kick / It Might As Well Be Spring / The Best Thing For You
Recorded between March and October 1951. 76 mins.
S’CXool Boys / Ack, Varmeland Du Skona / I’m Getting Sentimental Over You / I Only Have Eyes For You / Prelude To A Kiss / Night And Day / Don’t Get Scared / Flamingo / Melody Express / Yvette / Potter’s Luck / The Song Is You / Wildwood / Thou Swell / The Song Is You / Mosquito Knees / Pennies From Heaven / Move / Parker 51 / Hershey Bar Disc
Recorded between October 1951 and December 1952. 80 mins. Rubberneck / Signal / Everything Happens To me / Jumpin’ With Symphony Sid / Yesterdays / Budo / Wildwood / WQhere Or When / Tabu / Moonlight In Vermont / Jaguar / Sometimes I’m Happy / Stars Fell On Alabama / Nice Work If You Can get It / Tenderly / Stella By Starlight / Tme On My Hands / ‘Tis Autumn / The Way You Look Tonight / Lover Come Back To Me / Body And Soul / Stars Fell On Alabama / You Turned The Tables On Me.