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Blue Skies (Stan Getz album)

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Blue Skies
Studio album by
Released1995
RecordedJanuary 1982
San Francisco, California
GenreJazz
Length43:03
LabelConcord Jazz
CCD 4676
ProducerCarl Jefferson and Stan Getz
Stan Getz chronology
Billy Highstreet Samba
(1981)
Blue Skies
(1995)
Pure Getz
(1982)

Blue Skies is an album by saxophonist Stan Getz which was recorded in San Francisco in 1982 but not released on the Concord Jazz label until 1995.[1][2]

Reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[3]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[4]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings3.5/4 stars[5]

The Allmusic review by Alex Henderson said "True to form, Getz makes the listener marvel at his tone throughout the album; without question, he had one of the sexiest, most gorgeous tones in the history of jazz. It's unfortunate that this excellent material went unreleased for 13 years".[3]

Track listing

  1. "Spring Is Here" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 7:08
  2. "Antigny" (Marc Johnson) - 7:34
  3. "Easy Living" (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) - 7:42
  4. "There We Go" (Jim McNeely) - 8:24
  5. "Blue Skies" (Irving Berlin) - 6:39
  6. "How Long Has This Been Going On?" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 5:54

Personnel

References

  1. ^ Stan Getz Catalog, accessed July 26, 2016
  2. ^ Stan Getz discography: 1980's, accessed July 26, 2016
  3. ^ a b Henderson, Alex. Blue Skies – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved July 26, 2016.
  4. ^ Deffaa, Chip (December 1, 1995). "Blue Skies". Entertainment Weekly. ew.com. Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  5. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 546. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.
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