Gerry Mulligan Archive
A perfect example of West Coast jazz of the early 1950s played by an innovative small group
The Mark MASTERS Ensemble – Blue Skylight – Capri 74143-2, 48:33 (2/17/17) ****½: (Gary Foster; alto sax/ Jerry Pinter; tenor and soprano sax/ Gene Cipriano; tenor sax/ Adam Schroeder; baritone sax/ Ron Stout; trumpet/ Les Benedict; trombone/ Ed Czach; piano/ Putter Smith; doublebass/ Kendall Kay; drums ) Outstanding small concert-band arrangements of Monk and Mulligan compositions […]
Brad MYERS & Michael SHARFE – Sanguinaria (Hopefulsongs) – Colloquy 13214, 59:49 (1/30/17) ****½: (Brad Myers – guitar/ Michael Sharfe – doublebass/ Dan Dorff Jr. – drums/ Tom Buckley – drums/ Marc Wolfley – percussion/ Dan Karlsberg – melodica) Outstanding arrangements for guitar & bass duo rooted in classic jazz and midwestern Americana aesthetic. The […]
A welcome multi-disc visit from the immortal Thelonious Monk.
This session may have some historical interest to jazz fans.
Gerry Mulligan – Little Big Horn (1981) – GRP/Lancia Media Factory (vinyl) The Gerry Mulligan Quartet – What Is There To Say? (1959) – Columbia/Sony Music/ Original Record Group (45 rpm vinyl)
Two terrific Gerry Mulligan sessions on high-end vinyl—one at 45 rpm.
During April we will be awarding two great remastered audiophile vinyl albums to a half dozen AUDIOPHILE AUDITION readers who register this month—one classical and one jazz. We raved about the Ravel Quartet played by the Guarneri Quartet, and the other vinyl is baritone saxist Gerry Mulligan’s 1981 classic Little Big Horn, with six of […]
Another winner in the series of German radio station recordings of visiting top U.S. jazz artists.
Presenting the Gerry Mulligan Sextet – Mercury/EmArcy/Speakers Corner vinyl Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster – Verve V6-8534/ OriginalRecordings Group 12” 45 rpm vinyl
Two great Gerry Mulligan sessions on two audiophile vinyl albums.
Vinyl re-release of 1953 gem underscores contribution of West Coast jazz.