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The Best Gerry Mulligan Albums of All Time

Updated December 12, 2017 248 votes 63 voters 3.3k views73 items

List of the best Gerry Mulligan albums, ranked by jazz fans and including pictures of the album covers. This Gerry Mulligan discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Gerry Mulligan albums can be found at the top of the list. f you think the greatest Gerry Mulligan album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Gerry Mulligan album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Gerry Mulligan album of all time?" or "What are the top Gerry Mulligan albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Examples of classic Mulligan jazz albums on this list include Jazz Giants '58 and Mulligan Meets Monk. This list of popular Gerry Mulligan CDs has been voted on by jazz fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion.
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    Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster

    Gerry Mulligan, Ben Webster

    Release Date1997

    TracksTell Me When (alternative take), In a Mellow Tone (alternate take), Blues in B Flat (breakdown / discussion / false start)

    Genres (Music)Jazz, Cool jazz

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    What Is There to Say?

    Gerry Mulligan

    Release Date1959

    TracksWhat Is There to Say?, News from Blueport, As Catch Can

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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    Summit

    Gerry Mulligan, Ástor Piazzolla

    Release Date1974

    Tracks20 Years Ago, Summit, Aire de Buenos Aires

    LabelErre T.V.

    Genres (Music)Jazz, Nuevo tango

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    Mulligan Meets Monk

    Gerry Mulligan, Thelonious Monk

    Release Date1991

    TracksStraight, No Chaser (take 1), Decidedly (take 4)

    Length (mins)00:59:51

    Genres (Music)Jazz, Bebop

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    TracksBird House, If You Were the Only Girl, Yardbird Suite

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    Getz Meets Mulligan in Hi-Fi

    Gerry Mulligan

    Release Date1957

    TracksLet's Fall in Love, A Ballad, This Can't Be Love

    Length (mins)00:54:53

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    Re-Birth of the Cool

    Gerry Mulligan

    Release Date1992

    TracksBoplicity, Rouge, Venus De Milo

    Length (mins)00:50:27

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    Soft Lights

    Houston Person

    Release Date1999

    TracksI Only Have Eyes for You, At Last, Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me

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    TracksDisc Jockey Jump, Bags' Groove, Turnstile

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    Walk on the Water

    Gerry Mulligan

    Release Date1992

    Tracks42nd & Broadway, I'm Getting Sentimental Over You, Song for Strayhorn

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    TracksNoblesse, Soft Lights and Sweet Music, Gone

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    Gerry Mulligan Meets Enrico Intra

    Gerry Mulligan

    Release Date1976

    TracksRio One, Fertile Land, Nuova civiltà

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    Jazz Giants '58

    Gerry Mulligan, Stan Getz

    Release Date1958

    TracksWoody'n You, Chocolate Sundae, Ballade: Lush Life / Lullaby of the Leaves / Makin' Whoopee / It Never Entered My Mind

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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    Presenting the Gerry Mulligan Sextet

    Gerry Mulligan

    Release Date1955

    TracksApple Core, Sweet and Lovely, Everything Happens to Me

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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    Jazz 'Round Midnight

    Stan Getz

    TracksIt Might as Well Be Spring, Avarandado, Look to the Rainbow

    Length (mins)00:59:24

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    Mulligan Plays Mulligan

    Gerry Mulligan

    Release Date1951

    TracksKaper, Funhouse, Mulligan's Too

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    The Age of Steam

    Hesius Dome

    Release Date2002

    Tracks11 O'Clock in the Afternoon, The Food Piano, Ciao Mein

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    Gerry Mulligan Quartet

    Gerry Mulligan Quartet

    Release Date1952

    TracksMoonlight in Vermont, Bark for Barksdale, Limelight

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