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Getz

 (gĕts), Stan Originally Stanley Gayetsky. 1927-1991.
American tenor saxophonist who played in several big bands, including those of Benny Goodman and Woody Herman. He is also known for his bossa nova recordings, especially "The Girl from Ipanema" (1963).
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Getz

(ɡɛts)
n
(Biography) Stanley, known as Stan. 1927–91, US jazz saxophonist: leader of his own group from 1949
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Getz

(gɛts)
n.
Stan(ley), 1927–91, U.S. jazz saxophonist.
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Gilberto went on to popularize the genre globally with the album "Getz/Gilberto" with American saxophone player Stan Getz, selling millions of copies and winning several Grammy awards.
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A native of Chelsea, Mass., Smith first fell in love with music as a youngster listening to the jazz of Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Stan Getz. After a stint in the military and years at Yale, Smith got into radio as a disc jockey, working small East Coast cities before returning home.
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