Stan Getz

Stan Getz

American jazz saxophonist
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.
BornFebruary 2, 1927
HometownPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
SpouseMonica Silfverskiold (m 1956 - 1987) , Beverly Byrne (m 1946 - 1956)


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