Jazz

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As you know, Past Daily is in the middle of its Spring Fundraiser – we have to do this a couple times a year. We have to do it to raise enough money so we can keep the operation going, keep the archive preserving and digitizing and keep the website...

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Past Daily Spring Fundraiser 2016 – Communiqué 1

Past Daily 2016 Spring Fundraiser – Communiqué Number 1 We’re gearing up for our annual months worth of pitching, pleading and asking. We only do it because, a couple times a year, we need to raise enough money to keep the website up and running and the archive continuing its...

Sonny Rollins

Sonny Rollins Trio – Live In Zurich 1959 – Past Daily Downbeat

Sonny Rollins Trio – live in session, Zurich – March 5, 1959 – RTS, Switzerland – Sonny Rollins Trio this week. During one of his many European tours in the 1050s, Rollins is joined by Henry Grimes on bass and Pete LaRoca on drums. It was recorded in Zurich as...

Sonny Stitt

Sonny Stitt With Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis – Live At JazzFest 1982 – Past Daily Downbeat

Sonny Stitt with Eddie Lockjaw Davis – live at JazzFest, New Orleans – May 8, 1982 – Sonny Stiff along with Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis and an all-star lineup, including Cedar Walton and Buster Williams, along with James Black at the 1982 JazzFest in New Orleans. Recorded on May 8, 1982....

Keith Jarrett Trio

Keith Jarrett Trio – Live In Antibes 1985 – Past Daily Downbeat

  Keith Jarrett Trio – Live in Antibes, France – July 23, 1985 – Radio France Musique – Keith Jarrett this weekend. Along with his celebrated Trio (Jack DeJohnette and Gary Peacock) for a two-hour feast of profound eloquence in Music. Recorded by the much-admired France Musique at Juan-Les-Pins, Antibes...

Miles Davis At The Concertgebouw 1957 – Past Daily Downbeat

Miles Davis – Live at The Concertgebouw, Amsterdam – Dec. 8, 1957 – VARA/VPRO – The Netherlands – Miles Davis this weekend. It occurred to me, looking over the number of Davis posts I have put up the couple of years, that there really hasn’t been a period of his...

Louis Jordan – Live At Zardi’s Jazzland, Hollywood 1956 – Past Daily Downbeat

Louis Jordan – Live At Zardi’s Jazzland, Hollywood 1956 – Past Daily Downbeat

Louis Jordan – live at Zardi’s Jazzland, Hollywood – July 15, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five, live at Zardi’s Jazzland on Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood and recorded for posterity by the venerable NBC Radio on July 15, 1956 for the All-Star Parade...

Ahmad Jamal – Live At l’Olympia 2000 – Past Daily Downbeat

Ahmad Jamal – Live At l’Olympia 2000 – Past Daily Downbeat

Ahmad Jamal Trio – live at l’Olympia – 2000 – RFI-FIP – Ahmad Jamal this week, recorded shortly after celebrating his 70th birthday in 2000 playing to a sell-out crowd a concert at the famed l’Olympia in Paris. One of the most successful and well-known small group leaders in Jazz,...

Gil Evans With Jaco Pastorius – Live In Tokyo 1984 – Past Daily Downbeat

Gil Evans With Jaco Pastorius – Live In Tokyo 1984 – Past Daily Downbeat

Gil Evans Orchestra with Jaco Pastorius – Live at Under The Sky Festival, Tokyo – July 28, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Gil Evans with the equally legendary Jaco Pastorius, recorded in concert during the Under the Sky Festival in Tokyo on July 28, 1984. For those of...

Herbie Hancock – Live In Germany 1976 – Past Daily Downbeat

Herbie Hancock – Live In Germany 1976 – Past Daily Downbeat

Herbie Hancock and Headhunters – Live in Bremen, Germany – Nov. 6, 1974 – Radio Bremen – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Herbie Hancock this weekend. Along with Headhunters, recorded live at Radio Bremen on November 11, 1974. As one of the prime architects in the Post-Bop period and one...