Gerry Mulligan

Gerry Mulligan & His Ten-Tette - Shorty Rogers And His Giants - Modern Sounds (1951-1953) {EMI Music rel 2008}

Gerry Mulligan & His Ten-Tette - Shorty Rogers And His Giants - Modern Sounds (1951-1953) {EMI Music rel 2008}
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© 1951-53, 2008 Capitol Records / EMI Music | DRG-CD-8505
Jazz / Cool Jazz / West Coast Jazz / Saxophone / Trumpet

Mention the style “cool jazz” to a music fan and most likely their first thought will be of Chet Baker or Dave Brubeck. All well and good, but there was a cat who came before them who actually laid the groundwork for the style. That was Gerry Mulligan, the baritone saxophonist, arranger, and composer whose original piano-less quartet introduced Baker to the world, and who was also present at the early Miles Davis BIRTH OF THE COOL sessions.
The Teddy Wilson Trio & Gerry Mulligan Quartet & Bill Evans - At Newport (1957) {2016 Japan Verve 60th Rare Albums Series}

The Teddy Wilson Trio & Gerry Mulligan Quartet & Bill Evans - At Newport (1957) {2016 Japan Verve 60th Rare Albums SHM-CD Reissue Series}
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© 1957, 2016 Verve / Universal Japan | UCCV-9631 | Mono
Jazz / Bop / Cool

Verve 60th Anniversary Rare Albums SHM-CD Reissue Series. Reissue with SHM-CD format. Two different sides of Verve Records in the 50s – one modern, one a bit more traditional – and both represented in live material from the Newport Jazz Festival in 1957! Side one features a stunning live performance from pianist Teddy Wilson – working in a tight trio with Milt Hinton on bass and Spec Powell on drums – and really blowing away any conceptions we might have had about Wilson being aging or flowery at the time. Instead, he's got a sharp edge and command of the keys that's amazing – and which almost seems to have a bit more bite than usual in this concert setting.

Gerry Mulligan - Night Lights (1965) {Mercury}  Music

Posted by tiburon at Nov. 24, 2016
Gerry Mulligan - Night Lights (1965) {Mercury}

Gerry Mulligan - Night Lights (1965) {Mercury}
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Genre: Jazz

This is a rather relaxed recording featuring baritonist Gerry Mulligan and some of his top alumni (trumpeter Art Farmer, trombonist Bob Brookmeyer, guitarist Jim Hall, bassist Bill Crow, and drummer Dave Bailey) exploring three of his own songs (including "Festive Minor"), Chopin's Prelude in E minor, "In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning," and "Morning of the Carnival" (from Black Orpheus). The emphasis is on ballads and nothing too innovative occurs, but the results are pleasing and laid-back.

Gerry Mulligan - Re-Birth Of The Cool (1992) {GRP}  Music

Posted by tiburon at Oct. 19, 2016
Gerry Mulligan - Re-Birth Of The Cool (1992) {GRP}

Gerry Mulligan - Re-Birth Of The Cool (1992) {GRP}
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Genre: Cool Jazz

In the summer of 1991 Gerry Mulligan decided to revisit Miles Davis's Birth of the Cool recordings. He discussed it with Miles Davis himself who said he might be interested in participating but sadly Davis died a few months later. With Wallace Roney (the perfect sound-alike) in the trumpeter's place, baritonist Mulligan got the band's original pianist and tuba player (John Lewis and Bill Barber), used his own bassist (Dean Johnson) and drummer (Ron Vincent), and found able substitutes in altoist Phil Woods (unfortunately Lee Konitz was unavailable to play his old parts), trombonist Dave Bargeron and John Clark on French horn.

Gerry Mulligan: Jazz Play-Along, Vol. 42 by Gerry Mulligan (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by thingska at Jan. 8, 2015
Gerry Mulligan: Jazz Play-Along, Vol. 42 by Gerry Mulligan (Repost)

Gerry Mulligan: Jazz Play-Along, Vol. 42 by Gerry Mulligan
English | June 1, 2007 | ISBN: 0634089609 | 64 Pages | PDF&MP3 192 kbps | 135,2 MB

Jazz Play Along Vol. 43 - Gerry Mulligan Classics  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Kruzzz at Sept. 15, 2011
Jazz Play Along Vol. 43 - Gerry Mulligan Classics

Jazz Play Along Vol. 43 - Gerry Mulligan Classics
Hal Leonard | English | 2006 | ISBN-10: 0634089617 | 80 pages | PDF/MP3 | 142 MB

Gerry Mulligan's New Sixtet - Idol Gossip (1976)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at Feb. 13, 2017
Gerry Mulligan's New Sixtet - Idol Gossip (1976)

Gerry Mulligan's New Sixtet - Idol Gossip (1976)
Jazz, Cool | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 60 min | 91 MB
Label: Chiaroscuro Records | Rel:1976

This somewhat forgotten studio session finds Gerry Mulligan, 25 years after he first acheived fame with his quartet, playing six of his fairly recent compositions along with a version of "Waltzing Mathilda." With vibraphonist Dave Samuels and a four-piece rhythm section accompanying him, Mulligan performs such songs as "Walk on the Water," "Idol Gossip" and "Strayhorn 2;" the latter a reworking of his "Song for Strayhorn." Jeru proves to still be in prime form and plays a bit of soprano sax on this date along with his distinctive baritone.

Gerry Mulligan Quartet - Pleyel Concert Vol.1 (1996)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at July 18, 2016
Gerry Mulligan Quartet - Pleyel Concert Vol.1 (1996)

Gerry Mulligan Quartet - Pleyel Concert Vol.1 (1996)
Jazz | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 68 min | 174 MB
Label: BMG France | Rel: 1996

During a 1954 trip to Europe Gerry Mulligan played several concerts in Paris at the Salle Pleyel to enthusiastic crowds, excerpts from which are heard on this CD and a second volume, issued separately. The baritone saxophonist is joined by one of his most stimulating musical partners, valve trombonist Bob Brookmeyer; the quartet's rhythm section includes bassist Red Mitchell and drummer Frank Isola (who sticks to brushes). Mulligan does his best to introduce most of the tunes in halting French to the appreciation of the audience. Mulligan and Brookmeyer work magic together as they alternate between taking the lead and providing backgrounds for one another, while also engaging in some terrific counterpoint. The set includes standards, classic jazz tunes and Mulligan's originals, all of which delight the audience. It is almost impossible to name all of the highlights within this disc, though "Bernie's Tune" (with a playful detour into a circus theme), Mulligan's loping "Walkin' Shoes" and cool "Soft Shoe" as well as "My Funny Valentine," which rivals his famous recording with trumpeter Chet Baker. This CD and its companion volume should be considered among Gerry Mulligan's most essential recordings.

Gerry Mulligan - Gerry Meets Hamp (1992)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at June 17, 2016
Gerry Mulligan - Gerry Meets Hamp (1992)

Gerry Mulligan - Gerry Meets Hamp (1992)
Jazz, Cool, Saxophone Jazz | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 61 min | 138 MB
Label: Jazz Hour ‎ | Rel: 1992

The most famous and probably greatest jazz baritonist of all time, Gerry Mulligan was a giant. A flexible soloist who was always ready to jam with anyone from Dixielanders to the most advanced boppers, Mulligan brought a somewhat revolutionary light sound to his potentially awkward and brutal horn and played with the speed and dexterity of an altoist.

Gerry Mulligan - Lonesome Boulevard (1989)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at May 24, 2016
Gerry Mulligan - Lonesome Boulevard (1989)

Gerry Mulligan - Lonesome Boulevard (1989)
Jazz, Cool, West Coast Jazz | MP3 320 kbps CBR | Scans | 48 min | 118 MB
Label: Universal Classics | Rel: 1989

Gerry Mulligan's quartet recorded this studio date about seven years before his death, and it's a beautiful statement of where the refined, seasoned veteran of cool jazz was at in the later years of his life. A young Bill Charlap on the piano (rare unto itself in that Mulligan often excluded a keyboardist) was essentially introduced to the jazz world with this album, and proved to be a perfect foil for the baritone saxophonist's leaner notions. Charlap is also quite substantive, never grabbing the spotlight for himself, but tastefully adding chord progressions and comping to Mulligan's world-class musings. Only David Amram's patient California-styled "Splendor in the Grass" is not penned by Mulligan, with the rest of the set spilt between Brazilian songs, a little bop, and mostly the laid-back easygoing jazz that the leader specialized in.