Tagged: Billie Holiday

You love Elvis.

You Live In Brooklyn – It’s February 11, 1956 – You’re A Teenager – You Love Elvis – Not Everybody Does.

WCBS – New York – The Bill Randall Show – February 11, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Picture this: Rock n’ Roll is still on the fringes – it hasn’t taken the country by storm; not yet. However, you’ve been hearing about this guy named Elvis Presley. You...

Miles Davis - Fillmore East 1970

Miles Davis – Live At Fillmore East – 1970 – Past Daily Downbeat

Miles Davis Sextet – Live At Fillmore East – March 6, 1970 – first set – Miles Davis in concert at The Fillmore in 1970. Weeks before the release of his milestone Bitches Brew and tapping into an audience who normally did not listen to Jazz. Picture this; Miles Davis...

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...

Big Jay McNeely

Big Jay McNeely – Live At Birdland 1957 – Past Daily Soundbooth – Birthday Edition (Big Jay McNeely – April 29, 1927)

Big Jay McNeely – live at Birdland, Seattle Washington – 1957 – Big J Records 1989 – In case you missed it, or it slipped your mind, or you were distracted by the birthday of another celebrated Jazz giant, Duke Ellington (born on April 29, 1899), yesterday was also the...

Geneviève Joy plays music of Claude Pascal

Geneviève Joy With The ORTF Chamber Orchestra And André Girard Play Music Of Claude Pascal – 1964 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Claude Pascal – Piano Concerto -Geneviève Joy with the ORTF Chamber Orchestra. Henri Girard, cond. ORTF-Paris – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Less familiar music, performed by legendary figures. This week it’s the Piano Concerto by Claude Pascal, a contemporary composer whose work from 1943 to 2007 is substantial. And...

Ikara Colt - live at Lowlands 2002

Ikara Colt – Live At Lowlands 2002 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Ikara Colt – live at Lowlands 2002 – Recorded by VPRO/3VOOR12 – August 23, 2002 – VPRO, Netherlands – Ikara Colt to end the week. A short-lived band, but intentionally so. The members were all Art-School students, naming their band after a fictional race horse, and it was pre-determined that...

Count Basie

Count Basie – Live From Birdland – 1956 – Past Daily Downbeat

Count Basie and His orchestra – Live From Birdland – All-Star Parade Of Bands – Feb. 6, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Count Basie this weekend. Recorded for the NBC-Radio All-Star Parade Of Bands broadcast of February 6, 1956. Referred to by aficionados and collaborators as The Chairman...