Gerry Mulligan

Eight Classic Albums

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Simply the greatest baritone saxophonist in the history of jazz, Gerry Mulligan was a very flexible player with a deep and open respect for other players, and went out of his way to record with the musicians he admired. His many "Mulligan Meets..." albums with everyone from Thelonious Monk to Stan Getz mean his body of work is wonderfully varied and consistently interesting. This set collects eight albums of peak Mulligan, including 1953's Konitz Meets Mulligan, 1954's Pleyel Concert, 1957's Mulligan Meets Monk, Reunion with Chet Baker, and Getz Meets Mulligan in Hi-Fi, and 1959's What Is There to Say?, Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster, and Gerry Mulligan Meets Johnny Hodges. It's all Mulligan in peak form, all in one package.

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