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STAN GETZ: 'Sweet Rain'

STAN GETZ: ‘Sweet Rain’ (Label: Verve)

To my mind, ‘Sweet Rain’ is Stan Getz’s best ever album – not that the tenor saxophonist’s early-’60s dalliance with the Brazilian bossa nova sound wasn’t rewarding creatively as well as financially, but this...
STAN GETZ: The Bossa Nova Albums

STAN GETZ: The Bossa Nova Albums (Label: Verve)

Now, well after forty years since their release, it’s hard to appreciate the impact that sax man Stan Getz’s forays into bossa nova music had on jazz in particular and popular music in general....