Stan Getz

Robert photographed Stan Getz in the late 60’s.  Stan Getz was a Jazz saxophone player from Philadelphia, USA.  He is known for popularizing a style of music called bossa nova.  He had  the worldwide hit single “The Girl from Ipanema”  in 1964.

 

“My life is music, and in some vague, mysterious and subconscious way, I have always been driven by a taut inner spring which has propelled me to almost compulsively reach for perfection in music, often – in fact, mostly – at the expense of everything else in my life.” – Stan Getz

Stan Getz.  Photo - Robert Whitaker

Stan Getz. Photo – Robert Whitaker

Contact sheet of Stan Getz during a photo shoot.  Photo - Robert Whitaker

Contact sheet of Stan Getz during a photo shoot. Photo – Robert Whitaker

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