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Stan Getz: Moments in Time

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What a magical week it must have been at Keystone Korner in May of 1976. Stan Getz had a six-night stand at the San Francisco club, and each night was split in two. The first set featured the saxophonist’s quartet with pianist Joanne Brackeen, bassist Clint Houston and drummer Billy Hart, and for the second set they were joined by Brazilian guitarist and vocalist João Gilberto, with whom Getz had made bossa nova’s defining record, 1964’s Getz/Gilberto.

In 2012, Resonance producers Zev Feldman and George Klabin approached Keystone owner Todd Barkan about digging into his massive collection of recordings made at the club, and came across the Getz tapes. The result, four years later: two essential albums, one featuring the quartet and the other showcasing Gilberto.

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