Beat Generation

Honduras - March 1988

March 19, 1988 – Holiday In Honduras: “We’re From The Government – We’re Here To Help”.

March 19, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 19, 1988 – Another day of drama in the world. Tensions along the Honduran/Nicaraguan border as U.S. officials received a request from Honduran officials for an increase in helicopters for backup duty as Honduras moved...

Dizzy Gillespie - live in Paris 1971

Dizzy Gillespie – Live In Paris – 1971 – Past Daily Dowbeat

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet – Live at Theatre National Populaire, Palais de Chaillot, Paris – Oct. 22, 1971 – Radio France – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Dizzy Gillespie – something legendary this weekend. Recorded live at the Palais de Chaillot in Paris on October 22, 1971 by Radio France. This...

Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker And The Stars Of Modern Jazz – Carnegie Hall 1949 – Past Daily Downbeat

Charlie Parker and The Stars Of Modern Jazz – Carnegie Hall – Dec. 24, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – History this week. Charlie Parker, along with a stellar lineup which included Miles Davis, Serge Chaloff, Kai Winding, Stan Getz, Sarah Vaughan, Warne Marsh, Lennie Tristano, Jimmy Jones, Sonny...

Lee Konitz

Lee Konitz And Warne Marsh With Lennie Tristano – Live In Toronto – 1952 – Past Daily Downbeat – Tribute Edition (Lee Konitz: 1927-2020)

Lee Konitz with Lennie Tristano and Warne Marsh – live in Toronto – 1952 Become a Patron! More terrible news tonight – hearing of the passing of Jazz giant Lee Konitz, the direct result of COVID-19. I was trying to find something to run as way of tribute and found...

Past Daily’s Spring Fundraiser – Update 12

Past Daily’s Spring Fundraiser – Update 12

Day 20 – 10 days left to go and the last full week of our Spring Fundraiser. This is the make-or-break period and we need every penny of support we can if we’re going to get even close to our goal. I can’t begin to tell you how important your...

The Plague Of Comic Books – 1956 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

The Plague Of Comic Books – 1956 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – New World: Comic Books – July 1, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the 50s galloped on, and as the Cold War brought with it a certain fear, paranoia and fatalist look at...

Mamie Van Doren Talks About The Beat Generation – 1959 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Mamie Van Doren Talks About The Beat Generation – 1959 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Interview with Mamie Van Doren for The Beat Generation – June 6, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. A staple of the American cultural diet since Cinema began; the Exploitation Film. Certainly during the Cold War, the...

Dizzy Gillespie – Live In Paris – 1953 – Past Daily Downbeat

Dizzy Gillespie – Live In Paris – 1953 – Past Daily Downbeat

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Dizzy Gillespie – Live In Paris – February 5, 1953 – Radio France This one’s not only rare, it sounds amazing. The legendary Dizzy Gillespie; high-priest of Bop, Crown-Prince of Cool in concert from Paris, recorded on...

Lenox School Of Jazz Concert – 1959 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Lenox School of Jazz Concert – August 29, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection One of those All-Star occasions; a celebration of the Lenox School of Jazz featuring a virtual who’s who in the Jazz world, all crammed into the Music...