`Round Midnight in Paris
American Jazz Classics
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INCLUDES 4 BONUS TRACKS
This release contains a rare batch of Paris recordings made by Stan Getz in a quartet and quintet format during his 1958 European tour. He is backed by renowned local musicians, such as pianists Martial Solal and René Urtreger, and bassist Pierre Michelot, plus American drummer Kenny Clarke and guitarist Jimmy Gourley. Another quartet set taped in Denmark in 1960 and a rare quintet performance with Donald Byrd taped in Germany in 1958 (Getz’s only existing version of John Lewis’ “Fontessa”) have been added here as bonus tracks.
STAN GETZ, tenor sax on all tracks, plus:
[01-04]: Martial Solal, piano; Pierre Michelot bass; Kenny Clarke drums.
L’Olympia, Paris, France, June-July, 1958.
[05-06]: Same as above plus Jimmy Gourley, guitar
Salon de la Jazz, Paris, France, June-July, 1958.
[07-09]: René Urtreger piano; Jimmy Gourley guitar; Jean-Marie Ingrand, bass (on 7-8);Pierre Michelot, bass (on 9) Kenny Clarke drums.
Blue Note, Paris, France, April, 1959.
[10-12]: Stan Getz (ts), Bengt Hallberg (p), Gunnar Johnson (b), William Schiopffe (d).
“Oscar Pettiford Memorial Concert”, Falkonercentret, Frederiksberg, Denmark, October 1, 1960.
: Stan Getz (ts), Donald Byrd (tp), Hans Hammerschmid (p), Doug Watkins (b), Art Taylor (d).
NWDR Broadcast, Baden-Baden, Germany, July 29, 1958.
INCLUDES 12-PAGE BOOKLET
02 A Ghost Of A Chance
03 All God’s Children Got Rhythm
04 East Of The Sun
06 ‘Round Midnight
07 Dear Old Stockholm
08 Lady Bird
10 Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most
11 Get Happy
12 Without A Song
Total time: 73:19