Jazz

George Shearing Quintet – Live At The Blue Note 1953 – Past Daily Downbeat 0

George Shearing Quintet – Live At The Blue Note 1953 – Past Daily Downbeat

– George Shearing Quintet – Live At The Blue Note – July 11, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Heading into some Jazz for Fall Weather this weekend. A set by the always-suave-and-mellow George Shearing Quintet, featuring Cal Tjader on vibes, live at The Blue Note Club and recorded...

Ben Webster With Don Byas – Live In Germany 1968 – Past Daily Downbeat 0

Ben Webster With Don Byas – Live In Germany 1968 – Past Daily Downbeat

– Ben Webster Quartet with Don Byas – Karlsruhe, Germany – 1968 – RBB Berlin – Heading into Mellow territory this weekend with a concert by Ben Webster, along with Don Byas, Tete Montoliu on piano, Peter Trunk on Bass and Albert Heath on Drums. Webster migrated to Europe in...

Thelonious Monk – Live In Amsterdam 1961 – Past Daily Downbeat: Birthday Edition 0

Thelonious Monk – Live In Amsterdam 1961 – Past Daily Downbeat: Birthday Edition

– Thelonious Monk Quartet – Live At The Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, April 15, 1961 – AVRO, Hilversum – In honor of what would have been Thelonious Monk’s 98th birthday (born: October 10, 1917), I ran across this concert recorded at the famed Concertgebouw in Amsterdam on April 15, 1961 and preserved...

Illinois Jacquet – Wild Bill Davis – Live At Birdland 1952 – Past Daily Downbeat 0

Illinois Jacquet – Wild Bill Davis – Live At Birdland 1952 – Past Daily Downbeat

– NBC Radio – Stars In Jazz – Illinois Jacquet-Wild Bill Davis – August 12, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A few notes from two pioneers out of Birdland this week. The legendary Illinois Jacquet, along with an appearance by Hammond-extraordinaire Wild Bill Davis from the Stars In...

Brand X In Session At The BBC 1976 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition 0

Brand X In Session At The BBC 1976 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

– Brand X – In Session for Alan Freeman/John Peel – Feb. 26 and July 15, 1976 – Broadcast on John Peel – August 2, 1976 – BBC Radio 1 – Initially put together as a “jam band”, Brand X managed to grab a considerable amount of attention when they...

Dave Brubeck Quartet – Live In Essen, Germany 1961 – Past Daily Downbeat 5

Dave Brubeck Quartet – Live In Essen, Germany 1961 – Past Daily Downbeat

– The Dave Brubeck Quartet – Live At Grugahalle, Essen, Germany – November 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Taking things down a few pegs this weekend with a concert by The Dave Brubeck Quartet, in concert from Grugahalle in Essen Germany, recorded on November of 1961. The epitome...

Jimmy Smith Trio – Live At Salle Pleyel, Paris –  1969 – Past Daily Downbeat 0

Jimmy Smith Trio – Live At Salle Pleyel, Paris – 1969 – Past Daily Downbeat

– Jimmy Smith Trio – Live in Paris – Salle Pleyel – December 1, 1969 – RFI-FIP – The Legendary Jimmy Smith this week. From a concert at the Salle Pleyel in Paris, and recorded on December 1, 1969, The Jimmy Smith Trio featuring Charlie Crosby and drums and Eddie...

Thelonious Monk Nonet  – Live In Paris 1967 – Past Daily Downbeat 0

Thelonious Monk Nonet – Live In Paris 1967 – Past Daily Downbeat

  – Thelonious Monk Nonet – Live In Paris – ORTF, Paris – Nov. 3, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Labor Day weekend and a few notes from the legendary and inimitable Thelonious Monk this afternoon. Recorded live in Paris by the ORTF (Radio France before the big...

Freddie Hubbard – Live At The Boston Globe Jazz Festival 1980 – Past Daily Downbeat 0

Freddie Hubbard – Live At The Boston Globe Jazz Festival 1980 – Past Daily Downbeat

– NPR: Jazz Alive – Freddie Hubbard – Live at The Boston Globe Jazz Festival – March 8, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A few notes from the great Freddie Hubbard this weekend. Recorded live in concert by National Public Radio at the Boston Globe Jazz Festival on...