The Gerry Mulligan Quartet performing on stage at Stockton High School’s auditorium in November 1954. Mulligan left New York in the early ’50s and helped to define the sound of West Coast jazz. From left, Chico Hamilton, Red Mitchell, Mulligan and Jon Eardley. Photo by William Claxton. Found here.

The Gerry Mulligan Quartet performing on stage at Stockton High School’s auditorium in November 1954. Mulligan left New York in the early ’50s and helped to define the sound of West Coast jazz. From left, Chico Hamilton, Red Mitchell, Mulligan and Jon Eardley. Photo by William Claxton. Found here.