Tagged: Duke Ellington

Sir Georg Solti

Sir Georg Solti With Janos Starker And Barbara Hendricks And The Chicago Symphony In Music Of Saint-Saëns And Del Tredici – 1976 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

CSO – Solti – Starker – Hendricks – October 7, 1976 – Part 1 CSO – Solti – Starker – Hendricks – October 7, 1976 – Part 2 Something historic this week. A concert from the Chicago Symphony, conducted by Sir Georg Solti, and featuring cellist Janos Starker and Soprano...

Harry James

Harry James And His Orchestra – Live At El Patio Playhouse, Hollywood – 1946 – Past Daily Downbeat

Harry James and His Orchestra – Spotlight Bands – April 13, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Harry James – Trumpeter and leader of one of the pivotal groups of the Big Band era. This program, part of the Coca-Cola Spotlight Bands series, was a weekly 3-day-a-week program which...

Boyd Raeburn

Boyd Raeburn And His Orchestra – Live At Club Morocco, Hollywood – 1945 – Past Daily Downbeat

Boyd Raeburn and His Orchestra, live at Club Morocco on Vine Street, between Sunset and Hollywood Boulevards in Hollywood from around October of 1945. Boyd Raeburn was one of those band leaders, like Stan Kenton, Claude Thornhill and Dizzy Gillespie, who were far ahead of their time, forward-thinking and innovative....

Julie London With The Bobby Troup Trio – Live In New York 1956 – Past Daily Downbeat

Julie London with The Bobby Troup Trio – live at The Cameo Room, New York – February 13, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The sultry voice of Julie London this week, accompanied by significant-other Bobby Troup and his trio, in performance at the fabled Cameo Room in New...

Abdullah Ibrahim

Abdullah Ibrahim With Gato Barbieri And Don Cherry – Live In Hamburg 1968 (RIP: Gato Barbieri) – Past Daily Downbeat

Abdullah Ibrahim with Gato Barbieri and Don Cherry – Live in Hamburg – August 3, 1968 – NDR Radio – Abdullah Ibrahim, just prior to his transformation from Dollar Brand, has been one of the truly unique and pioneering voices in Jazz from mid-century on. A native of South Africa,...

Keith Jarrett Trio

Keith Jarrett Trio – Live In Antibes 1985 – Past Daily Downbeat

  Keith Jarrett Trio – Live in Antibes, France – July 23, 1985 – Radio France Musique – Keith Jarrett this weekend. Along with his celebrated Trio (Jack DeJohnette and Gary Peacock) for a two-hour feast of profound eloquence in Music. Recorded by the much-admired France Musique at Juan-Les-Pins, Antibes...

Charles Mingus Septet – Live In Nice 1972 – Past Daily Downbeat

Charles Mingus Septet – Live In Nice 1972 – Past Daily Downbeat

– Charles Mingus Septet – Live At the Nice Jazz Festival – July 20,1972 – Radio France FIP – Charles Mingus this week. One of the most important and innovative figures in 20th Century American Music, Mingus blazed an amazing trail, elevating Jazz into an art form, taking it from...

The First Timex All-Star Jazz Concert 1957 – Past Daily Downbeat

The First Timex All-Star Jazz Concert 1957 – Past Daily Downbeat

– The Timex All-Star Jazz Concert – Dec. 30, 1957 – NBC-TV – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Live Jazz on radio had been around practically since radio was invented. But Jazz on TV was something new – and Jazz on Prime Time TV was even newer. One of the...