Jazz

Sarah Vaughan – Live In Berlin – 1969 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Sarah Vaughan and Her Trio – Live at Berliner Jazztage – Philharmonie Hall – November 9, 1969 – RIAS The soothing sounds of Sassy this weekend. Sarah Vaughan and her Trio, live at the Berliner Jazztage Festival from November 9, 1969. One...

Nina Simone – In Concert At Drury Lane, London – 1977 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Nina Simone, in concert at The Royal Theatre, Drury Lane, London – December 1977 Something just a little out of the ordinary this weekend – a concert by the legendary Nina Simone, as given at The Royal Theater in London on...

George Shearing – Live At The Hollywood Bowl – 1961 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – then click Save As to download: George Shearing – LIve At The Hollywood Bowl – Boys Club Benefit 1961 Part of a longer concert featuring a wide range of talent as part of a Boys Club benefit in 1961 (the same...

If In Concert – 1972 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: If – Recorded live in concert at The Paris Theater – 1972 An undeservedly obscure band tonight. If got started in 1969. They were considered to be one of the first Jazz-Rock-Progressive groups on the scene. They had 8 albums out, all...

Joe Pass – Lee Konitz – Live In Copenhagen 1988 – Past Daily Downbeat

  Click here for Audio Player: Joe Pass and Lee Konitz – live in Copenhagen 1988 A couple of Jazz legends this weekend (not that there aren’t Jazz legends here every weekend), by way of  Joe Pass and Lee Konitz, recorded live in Copenhagen in 1988 and broadcast over the Danish...

Gary Burton And The Frankfurt Radio Bigband – Live In Darmstadt – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player: As much as I like to run concerts from the past on Downbeat, I am always  reminded that Jazz (or Modern American Music) is as vital today as ever. Certainly with respect to Gary Burton, whose pioneering virtuosity has been...

Milt Jackson/Ray Brown Quartet – Live At New Jazz Festival, Hamburg – 1984 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Over to Hamburg this weekend for a broadcast concert from the 1984 New Jazz Festival featuring The Milt Jackson/Ray Brown Quartet. While part of the legendary Modern Jazz Quartet, Milt Jackson played an extensive role as sideman and leader of...

China Moses – Live At International Jazz Day 2013 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: For those of you not familiar, China Moses is local. Actually, Los Angeles local. She picked up stakes and relocated to Paris several years ago and hasn’t looked back. Establishing herself and her talent on her own terms (she’s the...

Pharoah Sanders – Live In Zurich – 1984 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Over to Zurich this weekend for a few words from Pharoah Sanders and his Quartet, recorded live at the Volkshaus during the International Jazzfest from October 26, 1984. Accompanying Sanders during this adventure are – Kirk Lightsey, piano – Santi...

Horace Silver Quintet – Live In Boston – 1973 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player:   Over to the legendary Horace Silver this weekend. From a 1973 concert at The Jazz Workshop in Boston, featuring Michael Brecker on Tenor Sax and Flute, Randy Brecker on Trumpet, Will Lee on Bass and Al Queen on Drums...