Stan Getz and the Cool Sounds

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Stan Getz and the Cool Sounds
Stan Getz and the Cool Sounds.jpg
Studio album by
Released1957
RecordedApril 16, 1953, January 23 and November 9, 1954 and January 31 and August 19, 1955
Los Angeles, California and New York City
GenreJazz
LabelVerve
MGV 8200
ProducerNorman Granz
Stan Getz chronology
West Coast Jazz
(1955)
Stan Getz and the Cool Sounds
(1957)
Stan Getz in Stockholm
(1955)

Stan Getz and the Cool Sounds is an album by saxophonist Stan Getz recorded at five sessions between 1953 and 1955 which was released on the Verve label in 1957.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Ken Dryden awarded the album 4 stars.[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Of Thee I Sing" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 4:07
  2. "A Handful of Stars" (Jack Lawrence) - 3:17
  3. "Love Is Here to Stay" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 3:22
  4. "Serenade in Blue" (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon) - 3:51
  5. "Flamingo" (Ted Grouya, Edmund Anderson) - 7:30
  6. "Blue Bells" (Phil Sunkel) - 7:09
  7. "Roundup Time" (Sunkel) - 7:05
  8. "Nobody Else But Me" (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II) - 3:33
  9. "Down by the Sycamore Tree" (Traditional) - 3:02
  10. "Rustic Hop" (Bob Brookmeyer) - 3:45
  • Recorded in New York City on April 16, 1953 (track 10) and January 31, 1955 (tracks 6 & 7), and in Los Angeles, California on January 23, 1954 (tracks 8 & 9) and November 9, 1954 (track 5) and at Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, California on August 19, 1955 (tracks 1-4).

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stan Getz Discography, accessed March 30, 2016
  2. ^ Stan Getz Catalog, accessed June 22, 2016
  3. ^ a b Dryden, Ken. Stan Getz and the Cool Sounds – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved June 22, 2016.