Daily Archive: April 30, 2017

Big Jay McNeely

Big Jay McNeely – Live At Birdland 1957 – Past Daily Soundbooth – Birthday Edition (Big Jay McNeely – April 29, 1927)

Big Jay McNeely – live at Birdland, Seattle Washington – 1957 – Big J Records 1989 – In case you missed it, or it slipped your mind, or you were distracted by the birthday of another celebrated Jazz giant, Duke Ellington (born on April 29, 1899), yesterday was also the...

Geneviève Joy plays music of Claude Pascal

Geneviève Joy With The ORTF Chamber Orchestra And André Girard Play Music Of Claude Pascal – 1964 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Claude Pascal – Piano Concerto -Geneviève Joy with the ORTF Chamber Orchestra. Henri Girard, cond. ORTF-Paris – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Less familiar music, performed by legendary figures. This week it’s the Piano Concerto by Claude Pascal, a contemporary composer whose work from 1943 to 2007 is substantial. And...

Duke Ellington (April 29, 1899)

Duke Ellington – Live In Senegal 1966 – Past Daily Downbeat (Duke Ellington – Born: April 29, 1899)

Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra – Live in Dakar, Senegal – April 9, 1966 – Radio France Duke Ellington this weekend – yesterday would have been his 118th birthday (April 29, 1899), and to commemorate that, I thought I would run a concert he did in Senegal from 1966....