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Louis Jordan – Live At Zardi’s Jazzland, Hollywood 1956 – Past Daily Downbeat 0

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 0

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 0

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...

1975 Monterey Jazz Festival – House Band Jam Session – Past Daily Downbeat 0

1975 Monterey Jazz Festival – House Band Jam Session – Past Daily Downbeat

1975 Monterey Jazz Festival – House Band Jam Session – Sept. 20, 1975 – KBCA-FM Los Angeles – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1975 Monterey Jazz Festival this weekend. An illustrious and talent-filled festival, taking place some 41 years ago. The entire festival was broadcast live, and relayed to then-Jazz...

Mel Tormè With Woody Herman – 1970 Monterey Jazz Festival – Past Daily Downbeat 1

Mel Tormè With Woody Herman – 1970 Monterey Jazz Festival – Past Daily Downbeat

Mel Tormè with Woody Herman – live at The Monterey Jazz Festival 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Mel Tormè this weekend. Along with Woody Herman’s Third Herd, tearing it up at the 1970 Monterey Jazz Festival. Dubbed The Velvet Fog for good reason, the warm, luxuriant voice of...

Jay McShann – Live At Kool Jazz Festival 1982 – Past Daily Downbeat 0

Jay McShann – Live At Kool Jazz Festival 1982 – Past Daily Downbeat

  Jay McShann – live at Kool Jazz Festival 1982 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Jay McShann – the legendary pianist, band leader and singer would have turned 100 on January 12th of this year. His contributions to Jazz, as well as to the popularity of Jump-Blues are far-reaching....

Louis Armstrong – Live From Basin Street 1955 – Past Daily Downbeat 0

Louis Armstrong – Live From Basin Street 1955 – Past Daily Downbeat

Louis Armstrong – Live At Basin Street, New York – May 14, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Louis Armstrong, holding court at Basin Street in New York during his stint of May 1955 and captured for posterity on The All-Star Parade of Bands series from NBC Radio on...

Natalie Cole – Live In Stuttgart 2000 – Nights At The Roundtable: Tribute Edition 2

Natalie Cole – Live In Stuttgart 2000 – Nights At The Roundtable: Tribute Edition

Natalie Cole – in concert from Stuttgart 2000 – SWF Radio – Natalie Cole (1950-2015). The sad news today on the passing of the legendary Artist Natalie Cole, who died on New Years Eve at the age of 65, from congestive heart failure. Cole, daughter of Nat King Cole, who...

Sarah Vaughan – Live At Zardi’s Jazzland – Hollywood – 1956 – Past Daily Downbeat 2

Sarah Vaughan – Live At Zardi’s Jazzland – Hollywood – 1956 – Past Daily Downbeat

– Sarah Vaughan – live at Sardi’s, Hollywood – May 21, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The legendary Sarah Vaughan this weekend. Recorded live for the All-Star Parade Of Bands radio program at Sardi’s in Hollywood on May 21, 1956. With her trio, featuring Jimmy Jones on piano,...