Tagged: Apollo Theater

Connee Boswell

Connee Boswell – Booglie Wooglie Piggy – 1942 – Nights At The Round Table: Music Of World War 2

Connee Boswell – Booglie-Wooglie Piggy – unknown band – NBC Transcription – 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Diving into the antiquities this weekend. Pulling up an unreleased aircheck recording of a song not recorded commercially by Connee Boswell. Initially performing as The Boswell Sisters, Connee and her siblings...

Buddy DeFranco with Helen Forrest in session 1957

Buddy DeFranco With Helen Forrest – In Session 1957 – Past Daily Downbeat

Buddy DeFranco Quartet with Helen Forrest – The Navy Swings session – Los Angeles, May 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Buddy DeFranco this week. His Quartet and singer Helen Forrest in one of several sessions DeFranco did for the Navy Recruiting radio show The Navy Swings, and recorded...

Raffi Petrossian

Raffi Petrossian Plays The Music Of Pierre Max-Dubois – 1965 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Pierre Max-Dubois – Piano Concerto No. 3 – Raffi Petrossian – ORTF Chamber Orch. Pol Mule, Cond. – 1965 – Pierre Max-Dubois is a name which probably doesn’t ring any bells with a lot people. A student of Darius Milhaud, Max-Dubois adhered to the concept of Les Six (which Milhaud...

Julie London With The Bobby Troup Trio – Live In New York 1956 – Past Daily Downbeat

Julie London with The Bobby Troup Trio – live at The Cameo Room, New York – February 13, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The sultry voice of Julie London this week, accompanied by significant-other Bobby Troup and his trio, in performance at the fabled Cameo Room in New...

Count Basie

Count Basie – Live At Birdland 1952 – Past Daily Downbeat

Count Basie and his Orchestra – live at Birdland – July 31, 1952 – NBC Radio – America Swings – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Count Basie this weekend. Giving a nod to the ever-popular and legendary Count Basie in this 1952 live show from Birdland in New York City,...

Charles Mingus Septet – Live In Nice 1972 – Past Daily Downbeat

Charles Mingus Septet – Live In Nice 1972 – Past Daily Downbeat

– Charles Mingus Septet – Live At the Nice Jazz Festival – July 20,1972 – Radio France FIP – Charles Mingus this week. One of the most important and innovative figures in 20th Century American Music, Mingus blazed an amazing trail, elevating Jazz into an art form, taking it from...

The First Timex All-Star Jazz Concert 1957 – Past Daily Downbeat

The First Timex All-Star Jazz Concert 1957 – Past Daily Downbeat

– The Timex All-Star Jazz Concert – Dec. 30, 1957 – NBC-TV – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Live Jazz on radio had been around practically since radio was invented. But Jazz on TV was something new – and Jazz on Prime Time TV was even newer. One of the...

Freddie Hubbard And Les McCann – Live At The Apollo 1974 – Past Daily Downbeat

Freddie Hubbard And Les McCann – Live At The Apollo 1974 – Past Daily Downbeat

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Freddie Hubbard – Les McCann – Live at the Apollo – 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. I originally posted this a few years ago on my previous site, and was reminded by Harold Smiley Davis, who...

Herbie Hancock – Live At Radio Bremen 1974 – Past Daily Downbeat

. . . or click the link here for Audio Player – Herbie Hancock – Live at Radio Bremen – November 6, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 40 years ago? Hard to imagine. The legendary Herbie Hancock, during his Headhunters period; gathering together a wide spectrum of influences under...