Daily Archive: September 7, 2014

Pierre Dervaux, Vincent Geminiani And The ORTF Chamber Orchestra Play Music Of Raymond Loucheur – 1963 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Raymond Loucheur – Concerto For Percussion And Orchestra – 1963 – ORTF Radio Session Something special tonight. I haven’t really played much in the way of 1960s contemporary French Orchestra sessions via ORTF. So when I ran across this performance of...

Climbing Kangchenjunga 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC Home Service – Kangchenjunga 1955 – June 18, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Until 1852 Kangchenjunga was considered the highest Mountain in the world. At 28,169 ft it was thought to be taller than Everest, the nearest mountain and...

Bill Evans With Lee Konitz – Live In Berlin – 1965 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Bill Evans and Lee Konitz – Live at Philharmonie Hall, Berlin – October 29, 1965 A rather short one this week, but essential. Jazz legends Bill Evans and Lee Konitz, trading views on stage at Philharmonie Hall in Berlin on October...