Jazz Musician of the Day: Stan Getz
All About Jazz is celebrating Stan Getz's birthday today!
Beginnings... Stan Getz was born at St. Vincent\'s Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Feb. 2, 1927. He had one brother, Robert, who was born on October 30, 1932. His parents had come from the Kiev area in the Ukraine in 1903, tired and fearful of the Pogroms. The Getz family had first settled in West Philadelphia, but moved to New York City after Stan\'s fraternal uncle told them there were better jobs in New York... Read more.