Jazz

Fletcher Henderson and band

Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra – Live In Culver City – 1945 – Past Daily Downbeat

Fletcher Henderson – live at Casa Mañana – Culver City – September 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Dipping into the archives this weekend for a club date from 1945 with the legendary Fletcher Henderson and his orchestra, recorded at Casa Mañana in Culver City, California in September of...

Kim Weston

Kim Weston With The Paradise Theatre Orchestra – Live In Detroit – 1978 – Past Daily Downbeat

Kim Weston – Live at Composers Concept Concert with The Paradise Theatre Orchestra – Detroit – March 26, 1978 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Kim Weston this weekend. A lot of music aficionados will recognize the name as the iconic Soul singer and Motown alumnus of the 1960s. You’d be...

Dinah Washington

Lionel Hampton And Dinah Washington On The Air – 1944 – Past Daily Downbeat

Jubilee – Lionel Hampton and Dinah Washington – October 16, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If it wasn’t for the Armed Forces Radio Service, started during World War 2, a vast treasure trove of our cultural heritage would be lost forever. Because the service was aimed at troops...

Jeffrey Roden

Two By Jeffrey Roden – 1993 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

Jeffrey Roden – 1. Never Settle For Moonbeams – 2. Blues For The Missing – Jeffrey Roden, Bass – Ian Keene, Guitar – Steve Roden, percussion – from the album; Mary Ann’s Dream – Big Tree Music Inc. 1993. Jeffrey Roden for Sunday night – While I sift through this...

Archie Shepp in concert - Venice, Italy - 1980

Archie Shepp – Quintet And RAI Big Band – Live In Italy 1980 – Past Daily Downbeat

Archie Shepp – Quintet With The RAI Big Band – Live In Venice, Italy – March 3, 1980 – RAI Radio – Archie Shepp this weekend. In Concert from Venice, Italy on March 3, 1980 featuring his Quintet (Archie Shepp, tenor and soprano saxophones, voice, and PIANO on Round Midnight,...

Artie Shaw and His Orchestra - 1945

Artie Shaw And His Orchestra And Gramercy Five – Live – 1945 – Past Daily Downbeat

Artie Shaw and his Orchestra and Gramercy Five – Spotlight Bands – September 19, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Artie Shaw this weekend. Widely regarded as “one of jazz’s finest clarinetists”, Shaw led one of the United States’ most popular big bands in the late 1930s through the...

Eric Dolphy and Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus – Eric Dolphy – Live In Stuttgart – 1964 – Past Daily Downbeat

Eric Dolphy and Charles Mingus – Live in Stuttgart – Recorded April 28, 1964 – SWDR Radio – Legendary pairings this weekend – Eric Dolphy with Charles Mingus, along with Clifford Jordan and tenor sax, Jaki Byard, piano and Dannie Richmond, drums. This broadcast comes roughly a month after the...

Kid Ory - Live at The Beverly Cavern - 1949

Kid Ory – Live At The Beverly Cavern, Los Angeles – 1949 – Past Daily Downbeat

Kid Ory and his Band – live At The Beverly Cavern, Los Angeles – KGFJ-Armed Forces Radio – June 28, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Kid Ory – live at The Beverly Cavern in Los Angeles and broadcast live over KGFJ and Armed Forces Radio in 1949. A...

Herb Elllis, Charlie Byrd, Barney Kessel

Barney Kessel, Herb Ellis, Charlie Byrd – Live In Berlin – 1981 – Past Daily Downbeat

Herb Ellis, Barney Kessel, Charlie Byrd – Three Great Jazz Guitarists In Concert – Jazzfest Berlin – November 8, 1981 – RBB Radio Berlin – A summit meeting of legendary Jazz Guitarists this weekend. Herb Ellis, Charlie Byrd and Barney Kelles in concert at the 1981 Jazz Berlin – recorded...