American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Getz, Stan Originally Stanley Gayetsky. 1927-1991. American tenor saxophonist who played in several big bands, including those of Benny Goodman and Woody Herman. He is also known for his bossa nova recordings, especially "The Girl from Ipanema” (1963).
“Gin Getz presents Above the Divide, a poem posted at High Mountain Musing, saying, “An intimate view of living in and being a part of the wilds …””
“Getz is seeking to find and compare information with the families of:”
“Well, she's the only one by the name Getz that I ever knowed to be so foolish!”
“An officer spotted two men near the railroad tracks on East Second Street and saw one, later identified as Getz, take off running north toward Water Street.”
“The Click is known as the Getz and the TB in foreign”
“Chris Getz laid down a bunt that Halladay tried to field but in his rush to tag Getz, he never got his glove on the ball.”
“Next you'll be saying that Koven called Getz 'the Squirt' to show his affection, as a man will call his dearest friend an old bastard, whereas I prefer to regard it as an inferiority complex, deeply resentful, showing its biceps.”
“James Goetz (pronounced "Getz") has a background that suggests he is a person not content with routine paths to success or fulfillment.”
“South of the equator, the Brazilian bossa nova song “The Girl from Ipanema” sparked a worldwide craze in a 1963 recording by Astrud Gilberto and Stan Getz.”
“I feel like the Leo Getz in the Lethal weapons series, Okay, okay, let me get this straight.”
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