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'Getz at the Gate' is another 'lost now found' gift from the vaults / Elsewhere

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And here's another gift and "lost" jazz album from the vaults in the manner of last year's Charlie Haden/Brad Mehldau live album, Coltrane's studio session and live recordings of Charles Mingus in Detroit and Errol Garner in Amsterdam. In 1961, the melodically fluid post-bop saxophonist Stan Getz – who had helped define the cool sound of West Coast jazz in the late Fifties (despite not being from there), and had played alongside his greatest equals (Gerry Mulligan, Herb Ellis, Dizzy, Oscar Peterson etc) – came back to the US after years away in Europe and Scandinavia.

He teamed up again with the great and soon-to-be-late bassist Scott LaFaro, pianist Steve Kuhn (fresh from Coltrane's quartet) and drummer Pete LaRoca.     READ THE FULL Elsewhere REVIEW