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Gerry mulligan

Reid worked in Chicago with Sonny Stitt, James Moody, Milt Jackson, Curtis Fuller, and Dizzy Gillespie, and recorded with Kenny Dorham, Dexter Gordon, Lee Konitz, and Howard McGhee in 1970. Happy Birthday premiered at the University of Alabama in December 1974. The festival honors distinguished American composers, and previous winners have included Aaron Copland, Stephen Sondheim, and Leonard Bernstein. This was made possible by the Library of Congress via a grant from the Ira and Leonore Gershwin Fund. In the 1980s, he often played with symphonic ensembles. The album found Mulligan in a different musical environment, supported by performer, composer, and arranger Dave Grusin. The band only played a handful of live performances a two-week engagement at the jazz club and two nights at the Clique Club.

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SAXOPHONIST GERRY MULLIGAN DIES

Gerry mulligan

One of the most widely respected and admired jazz musicians of our time, Gerry Mulligan occupies a unique place in the American musical scene. He attended the University of North Carolina. The Quartet formed toward the end of 1950 and took final shape with Eugene Wright and Joe Morello a few years later. During his period of occasional work with the Davis nonet between 1949 and 1951, Mulligan also regularly performed with and arranged for trombonist. Mulligan's death stemmed from complications of a knee infection precipitated by a cut and exacerbated by a somewhat rundown physical condition. In the late-50s, after witnessing the Oscar Peterson Trio with Ray Brown, Leonhart switched to bass.

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Following the period of cool jazz creation, the slender, bearded Mr. This brought Mulligan additional recognition. Gerry and Franca Mulligan, 1976. The membership included at various times, among others : trumpeters , , , Don Ferrara, Al Derisi, and , saxophonists Jim Reider, , Bobby Donovan, and , trombonists , Alan Raph and , drummers and , and bassists Buddy Clark and. In the last week in December 1995, in Stamford, Connecticut, the project commenced with a number of demo singers and a film crew.

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Gerry mulligan

Gerry Mulligan would not, could not, be categorized, and he flourished through changing times, in many cultures, and with many musical voices ranging from the baritone saxophone that was his principal instrument, to the full orchestra. While in Milan for the recording sessions, Mulligan met his future wife, Countess Franca Rota Borghini Baldovinetti, a freelance photojournalist and reporter. In 1974, at the recording of the Summit album with Astor Piazzolla in Milan, Italy, Gerry met his future wife, Countess Franca Rota Borghini Baldovinetti, whose career covered managing the family wine business, working for the International Castle Institute, freelancing as a photo journalist, and reporting for Italian television in New York. After that, he returned to private practice and made an unsuccessful run for the Republican nomination to represent the 6th Maryland District in Congress. Records, 75, a photographic engineer who had worked for Eastman Kodak and Industrial Photo of Silver Spring, died of cancer Jan.

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Gerry Mulligan

Gerry mulligan

The group caught on quickly in 1952 and made both Mulligan and Baker into stars. He studied saxophone with Sam Correnti, who encouraged him to begin arranging. His father was a , native of Irish descent; his mother a native of half Irish and half German descent. Moore, who was born in La Grange, Ky. Faced with a dilemma of what to do for a rhythm section, Mulligan decided to build on earlier experiments and perform as a pianoless quartet with Baker on trumpet, on bass and on drums later Mulligan himself would occasionally double on piano.

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The band initially consisted of Davis on trumpet, Mulligan on baritone saxophone, trombonist , alto saxophonist , on , tubist , pianist John Lewis, bassist and drummer. Civil Service commissioner in the 1950s and was a member of the U. In April of that year, Mulligan was a soloist with the in Los Angeles for the premiere of ' Spring Wings. Later groups featured Bob Brookmeyer, Zoot Sims, Art Farmer, and Red Mitchell. His second career followed 19 years as pediatrician. Mulligan worked for a time as instrumentalist or arranger or both for such figures as Benny Goodman, Claude Thornhill, Kai Winding, Charlie Parker, Stan Kenton and Davis.

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Gerry mulligan

Mulligan died in , on January 20, 1996, at the age of 68, following complications from knee surgery. He and Art Pepper were virtually the only alto players of their generation not directly influenced by Charlie Parker. Dates included 1957 recordings with 's String Jazz Quartet, a 1959 orchestra album with and a 1965 album of the Gerry Mulligan Quintet and Strings. Ward of Washington; 21 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. The family's moves continued with stops in where Mulligan lived with his maternal grandmother , Chicago, Illinois, and , where Mulligan lived for three years and attended.

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SAXOPHONIST GERRY MULLIGAN DIES

Gerry mulligan

Being a very flexible player with respect for other stylists, Mulligan went out of his way to record with some of the great musicians he admired. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Marguerite Records of Gaithersburg; six children, Michael R. Dave Brubeck was commended in 1979-1980. Duvall, 79, a Fairfax resident who was a regular player at the Burke Lake Park Golf Course died of congestive heart failure Jan. The band appeared at the Village Vanguard in New York and featured the pianoless rhythm section, five reeds, including Gerry, and six brass. The exhibit of great artists features a Gerry Mulligan display of memorabilia, with a handwritten manuscript and a large mural of the artists.

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