Jazz

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

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...

Brother Jack McDuff – Ain’t It – 1968 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Shake And Fingerpop Edition

Brother Jack McDuff – Ain’t It – 1968 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Shake And Fingerpop Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Brother Jack McDuff – Ain’t It – 1968 – Chess Records Easing into something a little more contemporary (if the 60s are contemporary . . .) with the legendary Brother Jack McDuff and a single he cut for Chess Records in...

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

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

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...

Arnett Cobb – Top Flight – 1947 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Shellac Edition

Arnett Cobb – Top Flight – 1947 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Shellac Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Arnett Cobb and His Orchestra – Top Flight – Apollo #770 – May 13, 1947 Continuing with 78s tonight. This one comes by one of the inimitable High Priests of Bop, Arnett Cobb and a session he did for Apollo records...

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

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

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

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

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

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,...