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Video: Mulligan in Rome, 1959


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On July 19, 1959, baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan was on tour in Rome, performing at the Teatro Adriano. Joining him was trumpeter Art Farmer, bassist Bill Crow and drummer Dave Bailey. The performance was captured by Italian television and issued recently on DVD. Part of the concert was posted at YouTube about two weeks ago. The songs on the clip: As Catch Can; Moonlight in Vermont; Spring Is Sprung (with Mulligan on piano). Then the clip seems to repeat itself. If you want the DVD, go here.

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This story appears courtesy of JazzWax by Marc Myers.
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