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VIDEO / DVD: Herb Geller: Gypsy, 1959
Of all the musicals that were hits on Broadway, songs from Gypsy were among the most covered by top jazz musicians. I’m sure West Side Story, My Fair Lady and South Pacific were up there, too, but they weren’t quite as naturally jazzy as Gypsy. That’s because Styne came up in the jazz age as a pianist and band leader….