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Henry Threadgill’s Very Very Circus – Live In Montreal – 1995 – Past Daily Downbeat

Henry Threadgill’s Very Very Circus – live at Salle Le Ges˘Festival International de Jazz de Montreal, Quebec – July 9, 1995 – Radio Canada International Henry Threadgill’s Very Very Circus in concert this week. Henry Threadgill – alto saxophone, flute- Tony Cedras, accordian – Brandon Ross – guitars – Jose...

Artie Shaw - live at The Blue Room - 1938 0

Artie Shaw – live At The Blue Room – 1938 – Past Daily Downbeat

Chipping in, and the perks are rather cool: Become a Patron! Artie Shaw and his band, live from The Blue Room at the Hotel Lincoln in New York, broadcast by CBS on December 6, 1938. Mixing things up a bit this week – heading into Big Bands of the 1930s...

McCoy Tyner - live in Berlin 1974 0

McCoy Tyner Quintet – Live In Berlin – 1974 – Past Daily Downbeat

McCoy Tyner Quintet – In concert – Berliner Jazztage, Philharmonie Hall, November 1, 1974 – RBB Berlin Radio – McCoy Tyner Quintet this weekend – recorded during Berliner Jazztage at Philharmonie Hall in Berlin on November 1, 1974. This quintet features Azar Lawrence, reeds – Juni Booth, bass -Wilbert Fletcher,...

Thelonious Monk - live in Paris - 1966

Thelonious Monk Quartet – Live In Paris – 1966 – Past Daily Downbeat

Thelonious Monk Quartet – Live At Maison de l’ORTF, Paris – March 20, 1966 – Radio France – The legendary Thelonious Monk and his quartet, featuring Charlie Rouse on tenor sax, Larry Gales on bass and Ben Riley on drums, recorded live at ORTF Paris’ Maison de l’ORTF on March...

Bill Evans - live in Italy - 1979

Bill Evans Trio – Live In Italy – 1979 – Past Daily Downbeat

Bill Evans Trio (Marc Johnson, bass – Joe LaBarbera, drums) – Casale Monferrato, Italy – November 30, 1979 The legendary Bill Evans Trio this weekend. With Marc Johnson, Bass and Joe LaBarbera, drums – recorded in concert at Casale Monferrato, Italy on November 30, 1979. Big hat-tip to my friend...

Ira Sullivan - Red Rodney -Montreal Jazz Fest. 1984

Red Rodney-Ira Sullivan Quintet – Live At The Montreal Jazz Festival – 1984 – Past Daily Downbeat

Red Rodney-Ira Sullivan Quintet – Live At The Montreal Jazz Festival – July 3, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Hate to bug you, but the site relies on your support: Become a Patron! Post-Bop collaboration from Red Rodney and Ira Sullivan in this Montreal Jazz Festival broadcast from...

Duke Ellington - 1950

Duke Ellington – Cavalcade Of Bands – Dumont TV -1950 – Past Daily Downbeat

Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra – Cavalcade Of Bands – Dumont TV – July 18, 1950 – Jim Stephenson Collection – Duke Ellington in what is most probably a drop-dead rarity – if not in performance then certainly in sound. About a week ago, my friend and colleague Jim...

Manu Dibango - In Concert - Torino 2014

Manu Dibango – Torino Jazz Festival 2014 – Past Daily Downbeat – Tribute Edition – (Manu Dibango: 1933-2020)

Manu Dibango & Soul Makossa – live at Torino Jazz Festival – 2014 – Recorded April 24, 2014 – RAI Radio 3 Become a Patron! Another tragic loss to the Music World due to COVID-19 – this time, the Afro-Jazz/Beat/Funk legend Manu Dibngo, who left us on March 24th from...

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....