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About Stan

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STAN GILMER, VOCALIST Continental Society Bill Reid Jazz Benefit September 2012 Symphonic Pops, Saturday, February 12, 2011 orn March 2, 1948, Stan Gilmer grew up “down neck” in the Ironbound section of Newark, New Jersey. Life was tough, sho’nuff, but Stan certainly saw and heard enough to fill a jazz and blues singer's repertoire for life. He acquired an early ear for the great crooners and performers of the day like Roy Hamilton, Harry Belafonte and Johnny Mathis. The words were one thing... more