Gerry Mulligan Sextet – Stuttgart 1977 (2012/2018) [24bit FLAC]

Gerry Mulligan Sextet – Stuttgart 1977 (2012/2018) FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time – 49:11 minutes | 1,71 GB FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time – 49:11 minutes | 987 MB Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet Together with Gil Evans and Miles Davis, the 20 year old Gerry Mulligan conceived the revolutionary nonet music for Birth of the Cool. In Stuttgart, at age 50, he was already looking back on a career spanning almost thirty years and was much in demand. The fact that he wrote fascinating film scores and won Grammys for them in the ‘70s, not to mention his burgeoning interest in jazz-rock fusions, once again highlighted this extraordinary musician’s exceptional openness and creative potential. These recordings were previously released as “Liederhalle Stuttgart November 22, 1977”. This Stuttgart concert shows that the ever self-critical jazzman never let his identity slip. It was evident in his choice of players; rising stars such as vibraphonist Dave Samuels or guitarist Mike Santiago proved they could harmonise with experienced greats such as bassist George Duvivier as if they had been doing it all their lives. Like Ellington, Gerry Mulligan always preferred his jazz “In a state of becoming”. Tracklist: 01 – For an Unfinished Woman 02 – Line for Lyons 03 – Taurus Moon 04 – Babes in Arms: My Funny Valentine 05 – Four for Three 06 – K-4 Pacific Recorded live on November 22, 1977 at Liederhalle, Stuttgart, Germany. Musicians: Gerry Mulligan – baritone saxophone Dave Samuels – vibraphone Thomas Fey – piano Mike Santiago – guitar George Duvivier – bass Bobby Rosengarden – drums 2xHD was created by producer/studio owner André Perry and audiophile sound engineer René Laflamme. FLAC 24-192 FLAC 24-96

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