Jeru: In the Words of Gerry Mulligan
One of the most widely respected and admired jazz musicians of our time, Gerry Mulligan occupies a unique place in the American musical scene. As composer, arranger, performer and band leader, he has played a vital role in the history of modern jazz and contemporary music.
The Gerry Mulligan Exhibition
On April 6, 1999, an exhibition dedicated to the late jazz composer and performer Gerry Mulligan was installed in the foyer of the Performing Arts Reading Room of the Library of Congress (pictured above). The exhibition features Mulligan's gold-plated baritone saxophone and is drawn from the Gerry Mulligan Collection. Consisting of photographs, music manuscripts, musical scores, record album covers, and a series of wood-block...
April 6, 1927 Gerald Joseph Mulligan born in Queens, New York on April 6, 1927.