April 14, 2019 – 3:00 pm

Jazz on the Move 2019


  • Modern jazz pioneer Stan Getz will be celebrated at the April 14 Jazz on the Move concert. 

  • Saxophonist Don Aliquo will perform the music of Stan Getz at the final Jazz on the Move concert of the season on April 14.

The Nashville Jazz Workshop, in collaboration with the Frist Art Museum, presents the 13th season of the popular performance and education series Jazz on the Move. Each installment features a lecture and performance highlighting a major figure or period in jazz history. Presented by Nashville’s top jazz artists/educators, the series offers audiences world-class music, as well as opportunities to learn more about the genre. Each performance is led by an individual jazz artist intimately familiar with the jazz great being profiled, with an outstanding group of supporting musicians. Those attending Jazz on the Move will be able to visit the Frist's exhibitions free of charge and receive discounted parking in the Frist visitor parking lot. 

The Nashville Jazz Workshop is a nonprofit organization supporting jazz musicians, jazz fans, and the jazz community through classes, public performances, and special events. For further information, contact the Nashville Jazz Workshop at 615-242-JAZZ (5299). www.nashvillejazz.org.

The Jazz on the Move series is presented with support from ArkivJazz, Caterpillar Financial, Peter and Anne Neff, and Adam J. Liff.

Each concert begins at 3:00 p.m., and doors open at approximately 2:20 p.m.



Sunday, April 14, 3:00 p.m. 
The Life and Music of Stan Getz with Don Aliquo

Tenor saxophonist Stan Getz had a long and successful career, from the 1950s until his death in 1991. He was noted for his warm sound and light touch, taking his inspiration from the style of Lester Young rather than the harder-edged tenor players of the day. Starting out in the Stan Kenton and Woody Herman bands, Getz soon established himself as a top-ranked soloist. In the 1960s, he was the most identifiable American exponent of bossa nova and, in his later career, he produced a string of superb straight-ahead recordings. According to All About Jazz, he recorded more than 150 albums over the course of four decades. 

Don Aliquo is a familiar figure on Middle Tennessees jazz scene. A noted educator and longtime faculty member in MTSUs Jazz Studies program, Don has been a frequent Jazz on the Move presenter.


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