Jazz

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...

Raymond Scott - On The Air - 1944

Raymond Scott And His Orchestra – 1944 – Past Daily Downbeat

Raymond Scott and His orchestra – June 22/24, 1944 – Armed Forces Radio Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Raymond Scott – a name associated with a lot of genres of music, a seemingly never-ending inventor and innovator and an artist whose contributions to music were largely forgotten about...

Wayne Shorter - in concert with Larry Coryell - Montreux 1990

Wayne Shorter Featuring Larry Coryell – Live At Montreux – 1990 – Past Daily Downbeat

Wayne Shorter Group – Featuring Larry Coryell – Live at Montreux Jazz Festival – July 20, 1990 – RTS-Radio Switzerland Wayne Shorter this weekend, featuring the late Larry Coryell in a concert recorded live at Montreux on July 20, 1990. Here’s what Bluenote has to say about Wayne Shorter: Though...

Wild Bill Davis

Wild Bill Davis Quartet – Live In Paris – 1976 – Past Daily Downbeat

Wild Bill Davis Quartet – live in Paris – January 24, 1976 – ORTF-Paris – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Wild Bill Davis in concert this weekend. Featuring Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis on Tenor, Billy Butler on guitar and Oliver Jackson on drums. the Concert was recorded in Paris on January...

Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie – 70th Birthday Concert – Vienna – 1987 – Past Daily Downbeat

Dizzy Gillespie Big Band – Live In Vienna – 70th Birthday Concert – July 17, 1987 – ORF-Radio, Austria – Dizzy Gillespie this weekend. In a concert given on his 70th birthday at Arkadenhof Rathuas in Vienna on July 17, 1987 and recorded for posterity by Austrian Radio. And here’s...

Lionel Hampton

Lionel Hampton – Live From Oakland – 1944 – Past Daily Downbeat

Lionel Hampton and His Orchestra – From Civic Auditorium, Oakland – June 4, 1944 – AFRS: One Night Stand – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Lionel Hampton this weekend. Probably one of the most recognized names of the Big Band era, he also went on to work with a wide...

Wes Montgomery

Wes Montgomery In Session With The NDR Big Band, Hamburg – 1965 -Past Daily Downbeat

Wes Montgomery with The NDR Big Band – In Session – April 28, 1965 – North German Radio, Hamburg – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Wes Montgomery this weekend. One of the seminal figures in Jazz guitar, who pioneered the genre of Smooth Jazz and did a lot to introduce...

Claude Thornhill and His Orch.

Claude Thornhill And His Orchestra – Live At Glen Island Casino – 1947 – Past Daily Downbeat

Claude Thornhill – live at Glen Island Casino – June 23, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Claude Thornhill and his band, recorded live at Glen island Casino in New York on June 23, 1947. Thornhill’s music has fortunately weathered well with age. Almost completely mis-diagnosed as a “Sweet...

Benny Carter

Benny Carter – Nat “King” Cole – Barney Bigard – Live 1945 – Past Daily Downbeat

Benny Carter, Nat “King” Cole, Eddie “Rochester” Anderson, etc. – Jubilee – April 16, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Benny Carter and his orchestra this week – along with a host of guests on this episode of Jubilee from April 16, 1945. Just one of the many music...