In fact, I heard Bird first, and had got well into listening to him. You know, it’s the kind of accidental thing that awareness of a player is: what’s available, what somebody happens to play for you.
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|Birth:||6th April, 1927|
|Death:||20th January, 1996|
Gerald Joseph "Gerry" Mulligan was born in Queens Village, Queens, New York City, USA. He was an American jazz musician. Though he is primarily known as one of the leading baritone saxophonists in jazz history, playing the instrument with a light and airy tone in the era of cool jazz. He was also a notable arranger, working with Claude Thornhill, Miles Davis, Stan Kenton, and others.
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