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Sunday Sleep In ~ “The Peacocks” ~ Stan Getz presents Jimmie Rowles.

I never thought I’d ever say that Bill Evans could be out done but Jimmie Rowles does a masterful interpretation of this composition.

… and Getz… could play with anybody and make them sound 500% better. This pianist didn’t need any help.



The Peacocks

Composed by Bill Evans.
Recorded in 1975 and Released off the 1997 album Stan Getz presents Jimmie Rowles – Label: CBS in The Neverthands and Label: Columbia in the US. ‎

Jimmie Rowles – piano
Stan Getz – Sax





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Sunday Jazz ~ John Coletrane Live (1960-1961-1965)


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Wednesday When It Was Music ~ Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto ~ The Girl From Ipanema

Ahhhh it doesn’t get anymore laid back and relaxed.

This song was a prime example of International Talent.

Musicians alike seeked for each other in every country within the continent. And this was a mix made in heaven. Stan Getz renown sax player finds João Gilberto renown guitarist and adds a little, Girl. Astrud Gilberto.

The recording would gain them a Grammy for Album of the Year, Best Jazz Instrumental Album – Individual or Group and Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical.

And this classic “The Girl from Ipanema” also won the award for Record of the Year in 1965.

This was the first time in Grammy history that a Jazz Album won. That achievement wouldn’t be agained again until 2008 43 years later with Herbie Hancock.

In 1964 this was  Bossa Nova and Jazz at its finest.

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