Tagged: Art Blakey

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Thelonious Monk Quartet – Live In Bern – 1961 – Past Daily Downbeat

Thelonious Monk Quartet – Live from Bern, Switzerland – May 10, 1961 – RTF (Swiss Radio) – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Thelonious Monk Quartet this weekend – featuring Charlie Rouse on tenor sax, John Ore on Bass and Frankie Dunlop on drums. Recorded in Bern, Switzerland on May 10,...

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Dizzy Gillespie – Live In Paris – 1971 – Past Daily Dowbeat

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet – Live at Theatre National Populaire, Palais de Chaillot, Paris – Oct. 22, 1971 – Radio France – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Dizzy Gillespie – something legendary this weekend. Recorded live at the Palais de Chaillot in Paris on October 22, 1971 by Radio France. This...

Jay McShann – Live At Kool Jazz Festival 1982 – Past Daily Downbeat 0

Jay McShann – Live At Kool Jazz Festival 1982 – Past Daily Downbeat

  Jay McShann – live at Kool Jazz Festival 1982 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Jay McShann – the legendary pianist, band leader and singer would have turned 100 on January 12th of this year. His contributions to Jazz, as well as to the popularity of Jump-Blues are far-reaching....

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Thelonious Monk Quintet – Live In Philadelphia 1960 – Past Daily Downbeat

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – Thelonious Monk Quintet – Live at Connie Mack Park, Philadelphia – August 27, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. The inimitable, legendary, iconic Thelonious Monk and his Quintet this weekend, in concert from Connie Mack Park in Philadelphia...

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Lionel Hampton’s All-Star Band – Live In Berlin – 1979 – Past Daily Downbeat

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Lionel Hampton All-Stars – Live in Berlin – November 3, 1979 – RBB Berlin Jumping into some Big Band Jazz this weekend by way of the legendary Lionel Hampton and his All-Stars. And All-Star ain’t no lie....

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Horace Silver (1928-2014) – RIP – In Concert From Vienna – 1968 – Past Daily Tribute Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Horace Silver Quintet – live at Konzerthaus, Vienna – March 11, 1968 – ORF Radio A few months ago I ran a post of a concert featuring Horace Silver, after hearing a number of unsubstantiated rumors that the great Pianist and...

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Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers – Live In Paris 1958 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers – Live at The Paris Olympia – 1958 – RFI One of my all-time favorites this weekend. Art Blakey was one of the truly innovative, individual and massively influential drummers to grace the Jazz idiom. He took...

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Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers – Live In London – 1965 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player: ArtBlakeyAndTheJazzMessengers1965-03-07CineTeleSoundStudioLondonUK It’s not even going out on a limb to say Art Blakey did more for taking percussion out of the “keeping time” box and putting in a place of creative expression than most other drummers of the 20th Century did. His...

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Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers – Live In Zurich – 1958 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the Link here for the player: Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers – Live In Zurich – 1958 – 1 Click on the Link here for the player: Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers – Live In Zurich 1958 – 2 A classic concert this weekend. Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, featuring Lee...