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I worked professionally with Stan Getz, briefly, in the 1970's, and got to know him and his family as friends. I felt close to them. Read morePublished on May 28, 2014 by Sheldon Malev
This book gives great insights into the life and making of a great jazz musician. Imagine a 16 year old boy (Stan) going on the road with Jack Teagarden as his legal guardian! Read morePublished on April 21, 2014 by Steve Crowell Music
You can't libel the dead. I know some of his family and they were very upset the way their words were twisted and exaggerated. Read morePublished on March 11, 2014 by Paul E. Rybak
Loved the book.
Very enlightening. Very surprising.
He was quite a character - and not necessarily in a good way.
His horn playing though, was untouchable.
Stanley Gayetsky was born in 1927 & died in 1991. He changed his name to Stan Getz because Jews were not accepted in most societies. Read morePublished on May 10, 2012 by Jerlaw
This is a wonderful book about a very underrated tenor sax player. If your reading this you probably know some things about his drug/alcohol problems. Read morePublished on March 5, 2010 by Steven Deroos