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Carla Bley - Steve Swallow - photo by Hyou Vielz

Carla Bley – Steve Swallow – HR Big-Band – Live In Frankfurt – 1999 – Past Daily Downbeat

Carla Bley – Steve Swallow – with the HR Big Band – October 24, 1999 – Frankfurt Radio – Kick in if you can: Become a Patron! Carla Bley and Steve Swallow along with the HR Big Band live at the German Jazz Festival in Frankfurt on October 24, 1999....

McCoy Tyner - Solo

McCoy Tyner – Solo Concert – Paris, 2005 – Past Daily Downbeat: Tribute Edition

McCoy Tyner – in solo Concert – Jazz à la Villette, Paris – September 7, 2005 – Radio France Musique – Become a Patron! McCoy Tyner in solo concert – recorded during Jazz à la Villette in Paris on September 7, 2005 and broadcast by Radio France Musique. As soon...

Harry James

Harry James And His Orchestra – 1945 – Past Daily Downbeat

Harry James and his Orchestra – July 20, 1945 – Armed Forces Radio Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Do what you can to support our website: Become a Patron! Harry James during one of his many appearances at camps and hospitals during World War 2. Recorded at The...

Jimmy Smith - Photo: Getty Images

Jimmy Smith Quartet – Live in France – 1979 – Past Daily Downbeat

Jimmy Smith Quartet – Live At Amphithéåtre de l’Institut Catholique – Angers, France – February 13, 1979 – Radio France – Chip in what you can – makes all the difference in the world: Become a Patron! The legendary Jimmy Smith this weekend – just what the doctored ordered for...

Lyle Mays - Live at E.J.'s in Atlanta - 1981

Lyle Mays Trio – Live At E.J.’s – 1981 – Past Daily Downbeat: Memorial Edition (Lyle Mays: 1953-2020)

Lyle Mays Trio – Live at E.J.’s – Atlanta Georgia – August 22, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you can, please help us preserve history and culture:Become a Patron! More sad news this month. Hearing of the passing of Lyle Mays, founding member of The Pat Metheny...

Gerry Mulligan - Live at The Hague - 1982

Gerry Mulligan Big Band – Live At North Sea Jazz 1982 – Past Daily Downbeat

Gerry Mulligan – Big Band – Live At The North Sea Jazz Festival, The Hague – July 16, 1982 – VPRO Sorry to bug you, but . . .Become a Patron! Gerry Mulligan this weekend. With big band, recorded at the North Sea Jazz Festival in The Hague on July...

Clifford Brown - Max Roach - live 1956

Clifford Brown-Max Roach – Live At The Continental Restaurant – 1956 – Past Daily Downbeat

Clifford Brown – Max Roach Quintet – Live at The Continental Restaurant – WNOR-AM Broadcast – June 18, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The legendary Clifford Brown this weekend. In what very well may have been his last known broadcast before an untimely death from a car accident...

Dexter Gordon - Live in Paris - 1977

Dexter Gordon Quartet – Live In Paris 1977 – Past Daily Downbeat

Dexter Gordon – Live in Paris – September 25, 1977 – Espace Cardin, Paris – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Startin’ off the New Year/New Decade on bended-knee: Become a Patron! Dexter Gordon Quartet this weekend, with Al Haig on piano, Pierre Michelot on bass and Kenny Clarke on drums....

Illinois Jacquet - Live at Bombay Jazz Festival 1994

Illinois Jacquet Quintet – Live In Mumbai – 1994 – Past Daily Downbeat

Illinois Jacquet Quintet – Live at The Bombay Jazz Festival, Mumbai India – March 27, 1994 – Festival Soundboard – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Your support is critical to keeping this site up and alive: Become a Patron! The legendary Illinois Jacquet this weekend, along with his quintet, featuring...