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The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time 

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Updated August 19, 2019 457 votes 135 voters 5.1k views

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List of the best Stan Getz albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Stan Getz discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Stan Getz albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Stan Getz singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Stan Getz 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 Stan Getz album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

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1
Getz/Gilberto (feat. Ant... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time
By Stan Getz and Antônio Carlos Jobim (1964); Tracks: O grande amor, The Girl From Ipanema & Vivo sonhando

Length (mins): 00:33:25

Genres (Music): Jazz, Bossa nova

2
Jazz Samba is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time
Jazz Samba By Sadao Watanabe (2007); Tracks: Lobo Bobo, Fried Bananas & Spring Samba
3
Sweet Rain is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time
4
Focus is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time
By Stan Getz (1961); Tracks: Pan, A Summer Afternoon & I'm Late

Genres (Music): Jazz, Cool jazz, Third stream

5
Stan Getz and The Oscar ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time
By Stan Getz and The Oscar Peterson Trio (1989); Tracks: Ballad Medley: Bewitched, Bothered & and Bewildered / I Don't Know Why I Just Do / How Long Has This Been Going On / I Can't Get Started / Polka Dots and Moonbeams

Length (mins): 01:02:48

6
Stan Getz & Bill Eva... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time
By Bill Evans and Stan Getz (1973); Tracks: Funkallero, But Beautiful & My Heart Stood Still

Producer: Creed Taylor

Genres (Music): Jazz

7
Stan Getz With Guest Art... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time
By Stan Getz and Laurindo Almeida (1963); Tracks: Corcovado, Do What You Do & Do

Length (mins): 00:37:35

Genres (Music): Latin jazz

8
West Coast Jazz is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time
By Stan Getz; Tracks: Split Kick, Four & A Handful of Stars
9
Big Band Bossa Nova is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time
By Stan Getz (1962); Tracks: Melancólico, Entre Amigos & Samba de Uma Nota Só

Length (mins): 00:33:52

10
Diz and Getz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time
By Stan Getz and Dizzy Gillespie (1955); Tracks: Impromptu, Siboney & Part II

Genres (Music): Jazz, Bebop

11
Jazz Giants '58 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time
By Gerry Mulligan and Stan Getz (1958); Tracks: Woody'n You, Chocolate Sundae & Ballade: Lush Life / Lullaby of the Leaves / Makin' Whoopee / It Never Entered My Mind

Genres (Music): Jazz

12
Jazz Samba Encore! is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time

Genres (Music): Jazz, Bossa nova

13
For Musicians Only is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time
By Stan Getz and Dizzy Gillespie (1989); Tracks: Dark Eyes, Dark Eyes (alternate take) & Lover

Length (mins): 00:52:56

Genres (Music): Jazz

14
People Time is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time
15
Cool Velvet / Voices is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time
By Stan Getz (1995); Tracks: Born to Be Blue, When I Go & I Go All the Way

Length (mins): 01:13:26

16
Stan Getz in Stockholm ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time
17
Stan Meets Chet is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time
By Stan Getz and Chet Baker (1958); Tracks: I'll Remember April, Ballad Medley: Autumn in New York / Embraceable You / What's New? & Jordu

Genres (Music): Jazz

18
Gerry Mulligan Meets Sta... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time
19
Cal Tjader - Stan Getz S... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time
20
The Dolphin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time
21
Hamp and Getz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time
By Stan Getz and Lionel Hampton (1990); Tracks: Cherokee, Gladys (alternate take) & Jumpin' at the Woodside
22
Award Winner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time
By Stan Getz (2000); Tracks: Time After Time (false starts), Woody 'n' You (false start) & Time After Time
23
Getz Meets Mulligan in H... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time
Getz Meets Mulligan in Hi-Fi By Gerry Mulligan (1957); Tracks: Let's Fall in Love, A Ballad & This Can't Be Love

Length (mins): 00:54:53

24
Captain Marvel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time
By Stan Getz (1972); Tracks: Five Hundred Miles High, Day Waves & La Fiesta

Length (mins): 00:45:46

Genres (Music): Jazz

25
The Brothers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Stan Getz Albums of All Time
The Brothers By Stan Getz and Zoot Sims (1996); Tracks: Battleground (alternate take), Four and One Moore & Five Brothers