Herb Geller

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Herb Geller
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Herb Geller en 1972

Informations générales
Naissance
Los Angeles
Drapeau de la Californie Californie
Décès
Hambourg
Drapeau de l'Allemagne Allemagne
Genre musical Jazz
Instruments saxophone alto

Herb Geller, né le 2 novembre 1928 à Los Angeles en Californie et mort le [1] à Hambourg en Allemagne, est un saxophoniste, compositeur et arrangeur américain. C'est un représentant du jazz West Coast.

Influences[modifier | modifier le code]

Carrière[modifier | modifier le code]

Discographie[modifier | modifier le code]

Comme leader[modifier | modifier le code]

  • 1954: The Herb Geller Sextette - EmArcy
  • 1955: Outpost Incident - EmArcy
  • 1955: The Gellers - EmArcy
  • 1957 : Fire In The West - Jubilee
  • 1959: Gypsy - Capitol
  • 1963: Alto Saxophone (Josie Records)
  • 1975: Rhyme and Reason / Herb Geller Octet Featuring Mark Murphy et Earl Jordan - Atlantic
  • 1975: American In Hamburg - Nova
  • 1984:: Hot House (Circle Records (Allemagne))
  • 1984:: Fungi Mama (Circle)
  • 1986: A Jazz Songbook - Enja
  • 1989: Stax Of Sax - Fresh Sound - (Réédition de 1958)
  • 1990: That Geller Feller - Fresh Sound - (Réédition de 1957)
  • 1993: Herb Geller Quartet - VSOP
  • 1996: Birdland Stomp - Fresh Sound
  • 1996: Herb Geller Plays (Import- Japan Remastered- Limited Edition) Verve
  • 1996: Plays The Al Cohn Songbook - HEP
  • 1997: Playing Jazz - Fresh Sound
  • 1998: You're Looking At Me - Fresh Sound
  • 1998: I'll be back - HEP
  • 1999: Hollywood Portraits - HEP
  • 2002: To Benny And Johnny - HEP
  • 2005: The Herb Geller Sextette - Membran Music - (réédition de 1954)
  • 2005: The Gellers - Membran Music - (Réédition de 1955)
  • 2006: Herb & Lorraine Geller: Two Of A Kind - Complete Recordings 1954 - 1955 – (réédition)
  • 2006: Plays The Arthur Schwartz Songbook - HEP
  • 2007: Herb Geller At The Movies – HEP

Comme sideman[modifier | modifier le code]

Avec Chet Baker :

  • Grey December - Capitol - 1992
  • My Favourite Songs Vols. 1 and 2: The Last Great Concert - Enja - 1988
  • My Funny Valentine - Philology
  • Pacific Jazz Years Capitol
  • The Best of Chet Baker Plays - Capitol - 1992

With others :

  • Clifford Brown / The Ultimate Clifford Brown - Verve - 1998
  • Bravissimo II - 50 Years NDR Bigband - ACT - 1998
  • Clifford Brown / Best Coast Jazz - Verve /Japan - 1996
  • Mel Tormé / Mel Tormé Collection - Rhino -1996
  • Ella Fitzgerald / Love Songs: Best of the Verve Song Books - Verve - 1996
  • Anita O‘Day / Compact Jazz - Verve - 1993
  • The Complete Cole Porter Songbooks (Various Artists) Verve - 1993
  • Dinah Washington / First Issue: The Dinah Washington Story (The Original Recordings) Verve - 1993
  • Blue Night Special (Blue Night Special) Milan - 1993
  • Clifford Brown / Jazz Round Midnight - Verve - 1993
  • Rolf Kühn / Big Band Connection - Milan - 1993
  • Dinah Washington / Jazz‚round Midnight - Verve - 1993
  • Compact Jazz: Best of the Jazz Vocalists (Various Artists) PolyGram - 1992
  • RCA Victor Jazz: the First Half- century - the Twenties through the Sixties (Various Artists) RCA - 1992
  • Qunicy Jones / This Is How I Feel About Jazz - GRP - 1992
  • Dinah Washington / Complete Dinah Washington on Mercury, Vol. 3 (1952–1954) - Verve - 1992
  • Anita O‘Day / Anita O‘Day Sings the Winners -Verve 1991
  • Clifford Brown / Compact Jazz: Clifford Brown - Verve - 1991
  • Benny Goodman / Yale Recordings, Vols. 1- 6 - Musicmasters - 1991
  • Marty Paich / The Picasso of Big Band Jazz - Candid - 1990
  • Phil Wilson / The Wizard of Oz Suite - Capri -1989
  • Benny Carter / Over the Rainbow - Musicmasters - 1988
  • Dinah Washington / Dinah - Verve - 1962
  • Art Pepper + Eleven: Modern Jazz Classics - Original Jazz Classics - 1959
  • Art Pepper / Plus Eleven - Analogue Productions - 1959
  • All That Jazz (The Hi- Los) Collectors‘ Series - 1995
  • Ella Fitzgerald / The First Lady of Song - Verve - 1958
  • Bill Holman / In a Jazz Orbit - VSOP - 1958
  • Jimmy Rowles / Weather in a Jazz Vane - VSOP - 1958
  • Benny Goodman / Yale Recordings, Vol. 8: Never Before Released Recordings from Benny Goodman's Private - Musicmasters – 1957
  • John Williams / Here's What I'm Here For - Discovery / Antones - 1957
  • Don Fagerquist / Music to Fill a Void - VSOP - 1957
  • Anita O‘Day / Pick Yourself up with Anita O‘Day - Verve - 1956
  • Benny Goodman / B.G. World Wide - TCB Music (SWI) - 1956
  • Dinah Washington / Dinah Jams - Verve - 1955
  • Bill Holman / The Bill Holman Octet - Capitol - 1954
  • Lorraine Geller / Lorraine Geller Memorial - Fresh Sound - 1954
  • Clifford Brown / Clifford Brown Allstars - Emarcy - 1953
  • The Best of Chess Jazz (Various Artists) MCA - 1950
  • Best of the Big Bands: Compact Jazz - Verve
  • Jazz‚ round Midnight (Saxophone) Verve
  • Benny Goodman / Swing Swing Swing, Vol. 1- 5 Musicmaster
  • Ralph Pena / Master Of The Bass - VSOP
  • Manny Albam Jazz Lab Vol.12 - MCA Coral -1957
  • Manny Albam / Jazz Greats of our time Vol.2. - Coral
  • John Graas Septet And Nonet Jazz Lab Vol.19 - MCA Coral
  • Klaus Weiss Orchestra / I Just Want to celebrate - BASF - 1971
  • Herbie Fields / Jazz Lab. Vol.9 - MCA Coral 1954
  • Jack Millman / Jazz Lab. Vol 11. - MCA Coral 1955
  • Gene Krupa and his orchestra / That Drummers Band - Verve
  • Benny Goodman Orchestra / Santiaga De Chile 1961 - TCB Records
  • Clarke - Boland Big Band / Change Of Scenes - Ex Libris - 1971
  • Americans in Europe - Vol.1 - Impulse - 1963
  • The Alpin Power Plant recorded in Switzerland - MPS - 1972
  • Peter Herbolzheimer Rhythm Combination and Brass / Wide Open - MPS - 1973
  • Peter Herbolzheimer Rhythm Combination and Brass / Peter Herbolzheimer Masterpieces - MPS
  • Shelly Manne and His Men Play Peter Gunn - OJC - Fantasy
  • Shorty Rodgers And His Giants / A Portrait of Shorty - RCA
  • Howard Rumsey‘s Lighthouse Allstars - OJC - Fantasy
  • StanKenton‘s Small Group / Plays Bob Graetinger: City Of Glass - Capitol
  • Klaus Weiss Orchestra / Live at the Domicile - ATM Records
  • Bill Smith Quintet / Americans in Europe - Impulse
  • Bob Florence and His Orchestra / Name Band:1959 - Fresh Sound
  • Barney Kessel and His Orchestra / Barney Kessel Plays Carmen - OJC Fantasy
  • Jan Lundgren Trio with Herb Geller / Stockholm Get Together - Fresh Sound 1994
  • Nils Gessinger / Ducks ‚N‘ Cookies - GRP - 1995
  • Wolfgang Schlüter With The NDR Big Band / Good Vibrations - Extra Records And Tapes
  • Inga Rumpf With The NDR Big Band / It‘s a Man‘s World - Extra Records And Tapes

Notes et références[modifier | modifier le code]

  1. Herb Geller 1928-2013