Jazz

Thelonius Monk Nonet – Live In Germany – 1967 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Thelonious Monk – Live in Mainz – 1967 Visiting the legendary Thelonius Monk this weekend, featuring his Nonet in a concert recorded from Mainz, Germany on November 8, 1967. Luckily for everyone, a lot of Monk’s material was recorded live, and most...

J.J. Johnson Quintet – In Session At Radio Sweden – 1957 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player: JJJohnsonQuintet1957-06-14KarlaplanStudiosStockholmSweden A broadcast session this weekend, from the legendary J.J. Johnson, and his Quintet, featuring Bobby Jaspar on tenor sax, Tommy Flanagan on piano, Wilber Little on bass and Elvin Jones on drums. Recorded on June 14, 1957 by Sveriges Radio inStockholm, this...

T-Bone Walker – Live At The Monterey Jazz Festival – 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: TBoneWalker1967-09-16MontereyJazzFestivalCA Tonight it’s the Original/One-And-Only/Accept-No-Substitutes T-Bone Walker, in concert at The Monterey Jazz Festival, recorded September 16, 1967. T-Bone Walker was probably one of the most influential and pioneering artists to straddle the worlds of Jazz and Blues in the 1940’s all...

Ben Webster – Live In Germany – 1967 – Past Daily Downbeat.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: BenWebsterBennyBailey1967-10-08EsslingenJFKennedySchule Over to Germany this week for a concert by Ben Webster, with Benny Bailey, given in Esslingen on October 8, 1967 and recorded by German Radio. One of the great and influential names in the world of Jazz, Ben Webster had...

Donald Byrd – Live In Recklinghausen, Germany – 1964 (RIP: Donald Byrd) – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player: DonaldByrd1964-02-26Recklinghausen Sad news, this past week, of the passing of Jazz Giant Donald Byrd. A pioneer and innovator, Byrd was a major influence in the careers of many Musicians and in the direction Jazz took in general in the 1970’s. His involvement...

John Coltrane – Live In Stockholm – 1962 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player: John Coltrane Quartet 1962-11-19 LateKonserthusetStockholmSweden Not having posted any John Coltrane in a while, I realized not everything he recorded, officially or unofficially, has been re-issued. And even if it has, some material just disappears. And John Coltrane is one artist whose creative...

Count Basie – Live At Sardi’s – 1956 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Count Basie – Live At Sardis – 1956 Over to the fabled Sardi’s Restaurant on Hollywood Boulevard from May 1956 for a set by the fabled Count Basie and his Orchestra with guest vocals by Joe Williams and Sarah Vaughan. Captured during...

Charles Lloyd Quartet – Live At Antibes – 1966 – Past Daily Downbeat.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: CharlesLloydQuartet1966JuanLesPinsJazzFestivalAntibesFrance One of the pivotal voices in the Free Jazz movement, The Charles Lloyd Quartet (featuring Keith Jarrett), live at the Juan Les Pins Jazz Festival in Antibes on July 1966. Here’s what’s on the player: Charles Lloyd Quartet Charles Lloyd (ts,...

Rahsaan Roland Kirk – Live At Newport – 1962 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Roland Kirk – Live at Newport 1962 The Great Rahsaan Roland Kirk this weekend. From the 1962 Newport Jazz Festival and rebroadcast some years later. Apparently Mercury Records recorded this entire concert to issue shortly after, but never got around to it....

Cannnonball Adderley – Live At The Hollywood Bowl – 1967 – Past Daily Downbeat.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Cannonball Adderley – Hollywood Bowl – 1967 I ran this concert some time ago on my old website. But the player at the time was not that good and the sound wasn’t all that good either as the result. But things have...