Tagged: Charlie Parker

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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...

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Sy Oliver Orchestra And The Herman Chittison Trio – 1946 – Past Daily Downbeat

Sy Oliver was a prominent composer-arranger-sax player, beginning in the 1930s. His reputation grew when he joined up with Jimmie Lunceford‘s band in 1933. He later went on to do some of the memorable arrangements for Ella Fitzgerald. But it was during his tenure with Tommy Dorsey that his fortunes...

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....

Artur Rodzinski And The L.A. Philharmonic Play Music Of George Antheil – 1950 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone 1

Artur Rodzinski And The L.A. Philharmonic Play Music Of George Antheil – 1950 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – George Antheil: Symphony Number 5 – L.A. Phil. Artur Rodzinski – July 25, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The early years of the 20th century had more than its fair share of movers, shakers and hellraisers....

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Bud Powell – Live In Geneva – 1962 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Bud Powell – live at The Blue Note, Geneva, Switzerland – Feb.1, 1962 – RTS – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Over to Switzerland this weekend for a performance at The Blue Note in Geneva from February 1, 1962. One of the...

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Charlie Parker With Woody Herman And His Third Herd – Kansas City, July 22, 1951 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Charlie Parker w/Woody Herman’s Third Herd – Kansas City – July 22, 1951 – Main-Man Records A historic rarity this week, recorded under less-than-ideal conditions, but grateful it exists at all. Woody Herman‘s Third Herd featuring a rare appearance by Charlie...