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Ben Webster Live In Paris – 1972 – Past Daily Downbeat

  Ben Webster Quartet – Live in Paris – November 4, 1972 – Radio France – The legendary Ben Webster this weekend. Recorded live in Paris in November of 1972, Webster is joined by Georges Arvanitas on piano, Jacky Samson on bass and Charles Saudrais on drums for some solid,...

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Jeanne Gautier With Pierre Michel-LeConte And The French National Orchestra Play Music Of Claude Arrieu – 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Claude Arrieu – Violin Concerto – Jeanne Gautier, Violin – French National Orchestra – Pierre-Michel LeConte – Paris Radio – 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Back over to France this week for a radio broadcast performance of Claude Arrieu’s violin Concerto with Jeanne Gautier, violin and the French...

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Monique Haas Plays Music Of Ravel – 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Monique Haas – Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin – Paris Radio session – 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The legendary, though somewhat forgotten French pianist Monique Haas this weekend. Born in 1909, she studied at the Paris Conservatoire under Joseph Morpain and Lazare Lévy, taking a Premier Prix...

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Art Pepper – Live In Paris – 1981 – Past Daily Downbeat

Art Pepper – Live from Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris – May 19, 1981 – Radio France FIP – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Art Pepper this weekend. Widely acknowledged as one of the World’s Great Altoists, Art Pepper was a rapidly rising star from the late 1940s on. The trouble...

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Wire Live In Paris – 2011 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Wire in concert from Paris (Black Session) – May 2011 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Wire in concert from Paris this weekend, recorded by RFI in Paris to be transmitted via Radio France‘ Le Mouv channel on May of 2011. I won’t make any excuses, Wire have been one...

Ben L'Oncle and The Monophonics 0

Ben L’Oncle With The Monophonics – Live In Paris – 2014 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Ben L’Oncle With The Monophonics – Live At Hotel de Ville de Paris – July 20, 2014 – FNAC Live – RFI FIP – Ben L’Oncle With The Monophonics tonight. It occurred to me that I haven’t been paying a whole pile of attention to what’s currently going on in...

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Arthur Honegger – Christmas Cantata – 1954 – Past Daily Gramophone Weekend: Holiday Special

Arthur Honegger – Christmas Cantata – Soloists and The French National Orchestra, conducted by Jean Martinon – Just in time for Christmas. Again from the French Radio Transcription collection. Here is a 1955 radio broadcast performance of A Christmas Cantata by Arthur Honegger, featuring Baritone Pierre Mollet, Maurice Duruflè, Organ....

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Carla Bley Big Band – Live In Paris – 1982 – Past Daily Downbeat

Carla Bley Big Band – live from Paris – Studio 104, Maison de la Radio, Paris – March 16, 1982 – Radio France – Carla Bley Big Band for this Christmas eve. Okay, maybe not full of Christmas music, but this concert is joyous as hell – and if it...

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Autour De Lucie – In Concert 2002 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Rock Without Borders

Autour de Lucie – live at Benicasim Festival – Aug. 6, 2002 – RFI-Le Mouv – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Autour de Lucie, or Around Lucie if you’re so inclined, in concert from the Benicasim Festival, recorded by RFI’s Le Mouv on August 6, 2002. Getting started in 1994...

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Claude Bonneton With The ORTF Chamber Orchestra Play Music Of Antoine Tisné – 1965 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Antoine Tisné – Piano Concerto Nr. 3 – Claude Bonneton, Piano – ORTF Chamber Orch. Claude Hartemann, cond – 1965 ORTF Studio recording – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Heading into more experimental country this week with a radio broadcast performance, possibly the premier recording of the 3rd Piano Concerto...