Tenor saxophonist with a luxuriant tone who helped the spread of cool jazz in the '50s and furthered the bossa nova explosion of the '60s.
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Album Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
The New Sounds 1950 The New Sounds Prestige
 
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Stan Getz and Tenor Sax Stars 1950 Stan Getz and Tenor Sax Stars New Jazz
 
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Stan Getz Quartet 1950 Stan Getz Quartet Concord / Original Jazz Classics
 
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Storyville, Vol. 1 1951 Storyville, Vol. 1 Roost
 
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Jazz at the Storyville, Vol. 2 1951 Jazz at the Storyville, Vol. 2 Roost
 
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Billie and Stan 1951 Billie and Stan Dale
 
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All Star Series 1951 All Star Series Savoy
 
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Conception 1951 Conception Original Jazz Classics
 
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Jazz at Storyville 1952 Jazz at Storyville Wax Time
 
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Quintet at Carnegie Hall 1952 1952 Quintet at Carnegie Hall 1952 Fresh Sound
 
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The Brothers 1952 The Brothers Concord
 
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More West Coast Jazz with Stan Getz 1953 More West Coast Jazz with Stan Getz Verve
 
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Chamber Music 1953 Chamber Music Roost
 
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Haig '53 1953 Haig '53 Philology
 
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At the Shrine 1954 At the Shrine Verve / Universal Distribution
 
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Split Kick 1954 Split Kick Warner Music
 
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Stan Getz Plays 1954 Stan Getz Plays Universal / Verve
 
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Hamp & Getz 1955 Hamp & Getz PolyGram / Verve
 
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West Coast Jazz 1955 West Coast Jazz Verve / PolyGram / Universal Classics & Jazz
 
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Battle of the Saxes 1955 Battle of the Saxes Tradition / Rykodisc
 
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Diz & Getz 1955 Diz & Getz Universal / Verve
 
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Interpretations by the Stan Getz Quintet #3 1956 Interpretations by the Stan Getz Quintet #3 Verve / Universal Distribution
 
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For Musicians Only 1956 For Musicians Only Universal / Verve
 
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The Steamer 1956 The Steamer Verve / PolyGram / Universal
 
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The Sounds of Stan Getz 1956 The Sounds of Stan Getz Roost
 
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In Stockholm 1956 In Stockholm Verve
 
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The Soft Swing 1957 The Soft Swing Verve / Universal
 
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Award Winner: Stan Getz 1957 Award Winner: Stan Getz Universal / Verve
 
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Stan Getz and the Oscar Peterson Trio 1957 Stan Getz and the Oscar Peterson Trio Verve
 
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Gerry Mulligan Meets Stan Getz 1957 Gerry Mulligan Meets Stan Getz
 
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Stan Getz and J.J. Johnson at the Opera House 1957 Stan Getz and J.J. Johnson at the Opera House Verve
 
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Getz Meets Mulligan in Hi-Fi 1957 Getz Meets Mulligan in Hi-Fi Verve / Polygram
 
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Stan Getz '57 1957 Stan Getz '57
 
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Stan Getz and the Cool Sounds 1957 Stan Getz and the Cool Sounds Universal / Verve
 
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Stan Meets Chet 1958 Stan Meets Chet Decca / Universal
 
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Cal Tjader-Stan Getz Sextet 1958 Cal Tjader-Stan Getz Sextet Original Jazz Classics / Fantasy
 
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Live in Europe 1958 Live in Europe Jazz World
 
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Imported from Europe 1959 Imported from Europe Universal / Verve
 
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Cool Velvet 1960 Cool Velvet
 
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Jazz Jamboree '60 1960 Jazz Jamboree '60 Polonia
 
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Stan Getz at Large, Vol. 2 1960 Stan Getz at Large, Vol. 2 Jazz Unlimited
 
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Stan Getz Quintet 1960 Stan Getz Quintet Verve
 
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At Large 1961 At Large Verve
 
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Focus 1961 Focus Verve
 
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Recorded Fall 1961 1961 Recorded Fall 1961 Universal / Verve
 
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Rhythms 1961 Rhythms Blue Ribbon
 
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Jazz Samba 1962 Jazz Samba Verve
 
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Big Band Bossa Nova 1962 Big Band Bossa Nova Universal Distribution
 
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Jazz Samba Encore! 1963 Jazz Samba Encore! Verve
 
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Stan Getz with Guest Artist Laurindo Almeida 1963 Stan Getz with Guest Artist Laurindo Almeida Universal Distribution / Verve
 
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Getz Age 1963 Getz Age Roost
 
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Getz/Gilberto 1964 Getz/Gilberto Verve
 
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Reflections 1964 Reflections Universal / Verve
 
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Getz/Gilberto #2 1964 Getz/Gilberto #2 Verve
 
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Getz Au Go Go 1964 Getz Au Go Go Decca / Universal
 
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The Canadian Concert of Stan Getz & Gary Burton 1965 The Canadian Concert of Stan Getz & Gary Burton Can-Am
 
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Music from the Sound Track of Mickey One 1965 Music from the Sound Track of Mickey One Polygram
 
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Eloquence 1966 Eloquence
 
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Quartet in Paris 1966 Quartet in Paris Verve
 
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Voices 1966 Voices Verve
 
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A Song After Sundown 1966 A Song After Sundown Bluebird
 
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Stan Getz and Arthur Fiedler at Tanglewood 1966 Stan Getz and Arthur Fiedler at Tanglewood RCA Victor / RCA
 
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Sweet Rain 1967 Sweet Rain Verve / Verve Reissues
 
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What the World Needs Now: Stan Getz Plays Bacharach and David 1968 What the World Needs Now: Stan Getz Plays Bacharach and David Verve / Polygram
 
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Marakesh Express 1969 Marakesh Express MGM
 
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Didn't We 1969 Didn't We Verve
 
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Communications '72 1971 Communications '72 Verve
 
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Change of Scenes 1971 Change of Scenes Verve / PolyGram
 
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Dynasty 1971 Dynasty Verve / Universal Distribution / Verve Reissues
 
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Captain Marvel 1972 Captain Marvel Koch Jazz / Koch
 
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Stan Getz & Bill Evans 1973 Stan Getz & Bill Evans Universal Classics & Jazz / Verve
 
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But Beautiful 1974 But Beautiful Concord / Milestone / Universal
 
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The Peacocks 1975 The Peacocks Koch Jazz
 
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The Master 1975 The Master TriStar Music
 
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Brothers and Other Mothers 1976 Brothers and Other Mothers
 
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Another World 1977 Another World TriStar Music
 
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Affinity 1977 Affinity Four Leaf Clover Records
 
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Live at Montmartre, Vol. 2 1977 Live at Montmartre, Vol. 2 SteepleChase
 
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Live at Montmartre, Vol. 1 1977 Live at Montmartre, Vol. 1 Steeplechase
 
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Live at Montmartre 1977 Live at Montmartre Video Arts
 
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At Montreux 1977 At Montreux
 
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Forest Eyes 1979 Forest Eyes Sony Music Distribution
 
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Stan Getz [1979] 1979 Stan Getz [1979] Prestige
 
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Live at Midem '80 1980 Live at Midem '80 Good Time
 
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Autumn Leaves 1980 Autumn Leaves WestWind
 
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Stan Getz Live 1980 Stan Getz Live Master Tone Records / Master Dance Tones
 
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Children of the World 1980 Children of the World TriStar Music
 
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The Dolphin 1981 The Dolphin Concord Jazz
 
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Spring Is Here 1981 Spring Is Here Concord Jazz
 
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Billy Highstreet Samba 1981 Billy Highstreet Samba Emarcy
 
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Pure Getz 1982 Pure Getz Concord Jazz / Concord
 
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Blue Skies 1982 Blue Skies Concord Jazz
 
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Live in Paris 1982 Live in Paris Dreyfus Records
 
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Let There Be Love 1982 Let There Be Love Concord Jazz
 
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Poetry 1983 Poetry Blue Note
 
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Line for Lyons 1983 Line for Lyons Gazell Productions
 
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The Stockholm Concert 1983 The Stockholm Concert Gazell Productions
 
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Voyage 1986 Voyage Black Hawk
 
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Serenity 1987 Serenity Emarcy
 
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Yours and Mine: Live at the Glasgow International Jazz Festival 1989 1989 Yours and Mine: Live at the Glasgow International Jazz Festival 1989 Concord Jazz / Concord
 
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Anniversary 1989 Anniversary Verve / PolyGram / Universal
 
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Just Friends 1990 Just Friends Emarcy
 
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You Gotta Pay the Band 1991 You Gotta Pay the Band Verve
 
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Jazz Masters: Vintage Getz, Vols. 1 & 2 1991 Jazz Masters: Vintage Getz, Vols. 1 & 2 Atlantic
 
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Sextet Utopia 1992 Sextet Utopia WestWind
 
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People Time 1992 People Time Verve
 
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Sweetie Pie 1993 Sweetie Pie Philology
 
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Dexter Morrill: Music for Stanford 2004 Dexter Morrill: Music for Stanford Centaur Records
 
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