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The Song Is You (Stan Getz album)

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The Song Is You
Live album by
RecordedFebruary 12, 1969
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Stan Getz chronology
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The Song Is You is a live album by saxophonist Stan Getz which was released on the Laserlight label in 1996.[1][2][3]


Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[4]

The AllMusic review by Michael G. Nastos stated "The Song Is You is a missing link between a less than successful teaming with Bill Evans, and the more modern quartet music Getz played thereafter with Corea, Jimmy Rowles, Joanne Brackeen, or Kenny Barron. It's a very worthwhile item to own if you search for it, well recorded and performed by a group that could collectively be the most purely talented of any you might find who ever backed up Stan Getz".[4]

Track listing

  1. "The Song Is You" (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II) - 5:51
  2. "O Grande Amor" (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Vinícius de Moraes) - 6:02
  3. "For Jane" (Jack DeJohnette) - 3:22
  4. "Dane's Chant" (Stanley Cowell) - 7:36
  5. "Major General" (DeJohnette) - 6:32
  6. "Folk Tune for Bass" (Miroslav Vitous) - 5:10
  7. "Tonight I Shall Sleep/Desafinado" (Duke Ellington, Irving Gordon/Jobim, Newton Mendonça) - 13:08
  8. "All the Things You Are" (Kern, Hammerstein) - 6:50
  9. "Summer Night" (Jobim) - 3:42
  10. "One Note Samba" (Jobim, Mendonça) - 1:58



  1. ^ Stan Getz Catalog, accessed July 18, 2016
  2. ^ Discogs album entry, accessed July 18, 2016
  3. ^ Stan Getz Discography, accessed July 18, 2016
  4. ^ a b Nastos, Michael G.. The Song Is You – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved July 18, 2016.
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