When I interviewed Gerry Mulligan in 1981, he told me that his dream was to have a television show patterned after Lawrence Welk’s. An odd
Sanford Josephson is the author of Jeru’s Journey: The Life and Music of Gerry Mulligan (Hal Leonard Books: 2015) and Jazz Notes: Interviews Across the Generations (Praeger/ABC-Clio: 2009). He has written jazz articles for several publications ranging from American Way to the New York Daily News. A resident of Manchester, NJ, he is vice president, publicity, for the New Jersey Jazz Society and a contributing editor to Jersey Jazz Magazine.