Daily Archive: December 23, 2012

Jack Benny – Christmas 1953 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles – Holiday Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Jack Benny Christmas – 1953 It wouldn’t be Christmas without at least one appearance from the legendary Jack Benny. Most people know Benny via his TV series that ran from the 1950’s well into the 1960’s. But he was also a fixture in...

Modern Jazz Quartet

MJQ With Paul Desmond – Christmas 1971 Concert – Past Daily Downbeat.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: MJQ w-PaulDesmond Xmas Concert 1971 Our annual nod to the Christmas season with one of the great, and strangely only, recorded concerts featuring the collaboration between Saxophonist Paul Desmond and The Modern Jazz Quartet. Performed live at Town Hall in New York City...

Jimmy Smith – 1964 – Nights At The Roundtable: Gettin’ Merry Like Christmas Edition.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Jimmy Smith – baby, it’s cold outside Continuing our celebration of the season with a word from the immortal Jimmy Smith and a track from his 1964 album Christmas Cookin’. The venerable standard Baby, It’s Cold Outside. Cool Yule just keeps on...

Paul Butterfield Blues Band – In Concert – 1966 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Paul Butterfield Blues Band – In Concert 1966 A classic concert this weekend from the legendary Paul Butterfield Blues Band, recorded live at The Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco on October 14, 1966. Butterfield was one of the major forces, taking the Chicago...