Satellite – Gigi Gryce

A classic, complex Gigi original that is more than just a song! There are two separate solo sections in different keys, as well as a metrically tricky out head. Three different recordings are featured, with solos from all, plus Minus You audio from's own version.

Gigi Gryce

November 28, 1925 – March 17, 1983

Gigi Gryce was a fine altoist in the 1950s, but it was his writing skills, both composing and arranging (including composing the standard Minority) that were considered most notable. After growing up in Hartford, CT, and studying at the Boston Conservatory and in Paris, Gryce worked in New York with Max Roach, Tadd Dameron, and Clifford Brown. He toured Europe in 1953 with Lionel Hampton and led several sessions in France on that trip. Read more...

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