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Film Music Of Toru Takemitsu – Kwaidan – 1964 – Past Daily Night At The Round Table

Toru Takemitsu – Soundtrack score to Masaki Kobayashi’s Kwaidan (1964) – Film Music Of Toru Takemitsu (JVC-Japan) Another installment in the occasional series of milestone film scores by the Japanese Avant-Garde composer Toru Takemitsu. This one from 1964. The Horror anthology was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign...

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Martial Solal Big Band – Live In Paris – 1984 – Past Daily Downbeat

Martial Solal Big Band – featuring Jacques DiDonatto, Clarinet – Live from Maison de la Radio, Paris – 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Lest you think Jazz is seldom seen and heard and has all but vanished from the musical landscape – not so in Europe, or throughout...

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Joachim Kuhn Trio And Big Band – Live At Jazzfest Berlin 2010 – Past Daily Downbeat

Joachim Kuhn – Trio and Big Band – Jazzfest Berlin – November 6, 2010 – WDR-Radio Checking out the atmosphere in recent strides, German Jazz pianist and Bandleader Joachim Kuhn brought down the house at the Berlin Jazzfest in 2010. Here’s what The Guardian had to say about that gig:...

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Duke Ellington Octet – Live At San Remo Festival 1964 – Past Daily Downbeat

Duke Ellington Octet – Live At San Remo Jazz Festival – March 22, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Duke Ellington this weekend. Live at The San Remo Jazz Festival in 1964. With his Octet, featuring Rolf Ericson, trumpet – Lawrence Brown, trombone – Johnny Hodges, alto sax –...

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Dave Brubeck Quartet – Live In London – 1966 – Past Daily Downbeat

Dave Brubeck Quartet in Concert from London – November 1966 – BBC Taking a decided turn for the Cool this weekend with a 1966 concert by The Dave Brubeck Quartet, featuring Paul Desmond on sax, Joe Morello and drums and Gene Wright on bass. Broadcast live (at the time) and...

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Charlie Haden’s Liberation Music Orchestra – Live In Berlin – 1982 – Past Daily Downbeat

Charlie Haden’s Liberation Music orchestra – Jazzfest, Berlin – RBB Berlinradio – Nov. 4, 1982 When Charlie Haden passed from the scene in July of 2014, I was looking all over the archive for something that would be a representation of what Charlie Haden was all about. I can’t believe...

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Miles Davis “Lost Quintet” – Live In Berlin – 1969 – Past Daily Downbeat

Miles Davis Quintet – Live At Berliner Jazztage – November 7, 1969 – RBB Radio Berlin – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Miles Davis this Sunday. Playing favorites. Legends and important voices this weekend. And one of the most important of the 20th century was Miles Davis, no question. I...

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Dial-Hopping In Toronto On An April In 1954 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

CJVC-Toronto – Around April/May 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – One thing about Popular culture, it’s everywhere. And as long as there has been a desire to be hip and “in the know”, it’s always been that way. And radio, since its inception up to the late 70s/early 80s,...

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The Heath Brothers – Live At Sweet Basil – 1986 – Past Daily Downbeat

The Heath Brothers – live at Sweet Basil, New York – Broadcast August 1, 1986 – NPR: Jazz Alive! – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Heath Brothers, recorded live at Sweet Basil in New York and broadcast as part of the excellent, and very much missed NPR series Jazz...

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Brand New Heavies In Concert – 1992 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Brand New Heavies – In Concert at The Waterfront, Norwich – 1992 – BBC Radio 1 – In Concert – Brand New Heavies to Funk up your week. Recorded for BBC Radio 1’s In Concert series, live at The Waterfront in Norwich in 1992. A soulful dose of Acid Jazz...