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Lee Konitz and the Gerry Mulligan Quartet. Pleyel Concert June This fortuitous collaboration came Album) an abrupt end with Mulligan's arrest on narcotics charges in mid leading to six months at Sheriff's Honor Farm. Both Mulligan and Baker had, like many of their peers, become heroin addicts. However, while Mulligan was in prison, Baker transformed his lyrical trumpet style, gentle tenor voice and matinee-idol looks into independent stardom.
Thus when upon his release Mulligan attempted to rehire Baker, the trumpeter declined the offer for financial reasons. They did briefly reunite at the Used To Be - Northern Lights (19) - Before The Fire Comes Down Jazz Festival and would occasionally get together for performances and recordings up through a performance at Carnegie Hall.
But in later years their relationship became strained as Mulligan, with considerable effort, would manage to kick his habit, while Baker's addiction bedevilled him professionally and personally almost constantly until his death in Mulligan continued the quartet format with valve trombonist Bob Brookmeyer replacing Baker, although Mulligan and Brookmeyer both occasionally played piano.
This quartet structure remained the core of Mulligan's groups throughout the rest of the s with sporadic personnel changes and expansions of the group with trumpeters Jon Eardley and Art Farmersaxophonists Zoot SimsAl Cohn and Lee Konitzand vocalist Annie Ross. Mulligan also studied piano with Suezenne Fordham, who was a member My Kind Of Love - The Concert Jazz Band* - Gerry Mulligan 63 (Reel-To-Reel the inner circle of jazz players in New York.
She was sought out by jazz musicians of the era to coach them to improve their piano technique. She and Mulligan also had a personal relationship from through Mulligan formed his first "Concert Jazz Band" Album) the spring of Lets Play Winter - Hitomi - Peace Partly an attempt to revisit big band music in a smaller setting, the band varied in size and personnel, with the core group Album) six brass, five reeds including Mulligan and a pianoless two-piece rhythm section though as in the earlier quartets Mulligan or Brookmeyer sometimes doubled on piano.
The band also recorded an album of songs sung by Mulligan's girlfriend Judy Holliday in The band toured and recorded extensively through the end ofultimately producing five albums for Verve Records. Mulligan resumed work with small groups in and appeared with other groups sporadically notably in festival situations.
Mulligan continued to work intermittently in small group settings until the end of his life, although performing dates started to become more infrequent Album) the mid s. Thereafter, Mulligan and Brubeck would work together sporadically until the final Album) of Mulligan's life.
InMulligan created his most significant work for big band in over a decade, for the album The Age of Steam. At various times in the s he performed with Charles Mingus. The Concert Jazz Band was "reformed" with younger players, including a full-time pianist in Mitchel Formaninand toured at various times through the s. Mulligan, like many jazz musicians of his era, occasionally recorded with strings.
While in Album) for the recording sessions, Mulligan met his future wife, Countess Franca Rota Borghini Baldovinetti, a freelance photojournalist and reporter. In the s and s, Mulligan worked to build and promote a repertoire of baritone saxophone music for orchestra.
InMulligan commissioned Harry Freedman to write The Sax Chronicleswhich was an arrangement of some of Mulligan's melodies in pastiche styles. In JuneMulligan completed and performed his first orchestral commission, Entente for Baritone Saxophone and Orchestrawith the Filarmonia Venetia.
Body and Soul. Black Nightgown. Johnny Mandel. Come Rain or Come Shine. Lady Chatterley's Mother. Al Cohn. Let My People Be. It is a pity that this orchestra could not prosper; all five of its recordings are worth getting".
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Gerry Mulligan. Retrieved February 29, Years given are for the recording sincluding the soundtrack albums, not first release.
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