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Art Farmer – Benny Golson – Live At Newport 1960 – Past Daily Downbeat 0

Art Farmer – Benny Golson – Live At Newport 1960 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Art Farmer-Benny Golson – live at Newport 1960 – June 30, 1960 – Voice of America Reposting a concert from several years ago (via my long-ago now-defunct site) from the 1960 Newport Jazz Festival featuring the legendary Art Farmer and Benny...

Charlie Ventura And His Bop For The People With Jackie & Roy – Whatya Say We Go – Past Daily Soundbooth: Shellac Edition 0

Charlie Ventura And His Bop For The People With Jackie & Roy – Whatya Say We Go – Past Daily Soundbooth: Shellac Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Charlie Ventura And His Bop For The People featuring Jackie & Roy – Whataya Say We Go – RCA-Victor -20-3396 – 1949 Jumping into some Bop 78s tonight, by way of Charlie Ventura and His Bop For The People with vocals...

Alec Wilder Octet – Walking Home In Spring – 1939 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Shellac Edition 0

Alec Wilder Octet – Walking Home In Spring – 1939 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Shellac Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Alec Wilder Octet – Walking Home In Spring – March 30, 1939 – Brunswick Records Taking it down several notches tonight. One of the most widely admired, but little known American Music composers of the 1930s, 40s and 50s, Alec...

Jerry Mengo et Son Orchestre – Un Ciel Bleu en Hiver – 1953 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Shellac Edition 0

Jerry Mengo et Son Orchestre – Un Ciel Bleu en Hiver – 1953 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Shellac Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Jerry Mengo et son Orchestre – Un Ciel Bleu en Hiver – 1953 – Ducretet-Thomson Records Continuing our archeological dig through ¬†piles of shellac this weekend, and probably next week too. Tonight it’s a taste of what French Jazz and Big...

Jim Hall Trio – Live In Toronto – 1979 – Past Daily Downbeat 0

Jim Hall Trio – Live In Toronto – 1979 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Jim Hall Trio – Live at The Bourbon Street, Toronto – June 1979 Taking advantage of the relative peace and calm of a holiday weekend by adding a taste of guitar legend Jim Hall to the mix. This one, from a...

McCoy Tyner – Live In The Netherlands 1984 – Past Daily Downbeat 0

McCoy Tyner – Live In The Netherlands 1984 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – McCoy Tyner – Live in The Netherlands – TRO Sesjuns – 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Over to The Netherlands this week for a concert featuring The McCoy Tyner Quintet, live at Groningen and recorded by TRO – and rebroadcast...

Sarah Vaughan – Live At Birdland – 1952 – Past Daily Downbeat 0

Sarah Vaughan – Live At Birdland – 1952 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Sarah Vaughan – Live At Birdland – August 21, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Can’t think of a better Sunday than spending it listening to the cool and sumptuous sounds of Sarah Vaughan. This club date, via the Stars Of...

Lonnie Liston Smith – Live At Jazz Set – 1973 – Past Daily Downbeat 5

Lonnie Liston Smith – Live At Jazz Set – 1973 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – PBS Jazz Set: Lonnie Liston Smith – circa 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Since we’re sticking around in the 70s so far today, I thought I would keep it going with an appearance by Lonnie Liston Smith from 1973. Smith,...