Stan Getz Quiz

How well do you know one of the 20th century’s finest saxophonists? Test your knowledge with our quiz!

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Stan Getz was one of the most celebrated saxophonists of the 20th century. While he may be best known by some for his forays into samba, his incredible and lengthy career was so much more than his biggest hits. But how well do YOU know “The Sound”? Test your knowledge with our Stan Getz quiz!

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  1. Jackie arnold

    June 29, 2020 at 1:33 pm

    Stan Getz was a dear friend it was an honor to know him!!!

  2. Paula Getz Boyar

    May 24, 2021 at 6:42 pm

    Stan was my first cousin. In the short bio on your site, it mentioned he was born Stanley Gayetsky. He wasn’t.The family changed their name to Getz when they emigrated to the U.S. years before he was born.

    • Todd Burns

      June 7, 2021 at 8:11 pm

      Thank you, Paula! We’ve updated that in the article you mention. I appreciate you bringing it to our attention!

  3. frank nuciforo

    June 29, 2022 at 3:37 pm

    He was born and riased (until 14) in my South Philadelphia neighborhood….Best sound I ever heard coming from a Tenor Sax…

  4. Mitch lehrman

    June 29, 2022 at 4:14 pm

    I studied his saxophone playing for years. How do I find how to take the test?

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