Tagged: Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington - Live at San Remo 1964

Duke Ellington Octet – Live At San Remo Festival 1964 – Past Daily Downbeat

Duke Ellington Octet – Live At San Remo Jazz Festival – March 22, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Duke Ellington this weekend. Live at The San Remo Jazz Festival in 1964. With his Octet, featuring Rolf Ericson, trumpet – Lawrence Brown, trombone – Johnny Hodges, alto sax –...

Quincy Jones - Amazing keystone Big Band

The Amazing Keystone Big Band – Django Extended – Live At Salle Pleyel – 2018 – Past Daily Downbeat Extra

The Amazing Keystone Big Band – Live At Salle Pleyel, Paris – March 10, 2018 – France Musique – As an extra-added bonus, and as a sort of companion to the Coleman Hawkins Munich concert from 1950, The Amazing Keystone Big Band, live in concert just yesterday from Paris, recorded...

Steve Reich

An Interview With Steve Reich – 1983 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Steve Reich – in conversation with Alan Rich – February 7, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Anyone who has studied, performed or just enjoyed music owes some degree of gratitude to Steve Reich. He is, without question, one of the most widely admired, respected and influential voices in...

Dizzy Gillespie - live in Paris 1971

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...

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...

Lambert, Hendricks & Ross

Count Basie Featuring Lambert, Hendricks & Ross – Live At Antibes 1961 – Past Daily Downbeat

Count Basie and his Orchestra featuring Lambert, Hendricks & Ross – live at Juan-les-Pins Festival – July 20, 1961 – Radio France – The immortal Count Basie orchestra this week, cooking up a storm at the 1961 Juan-les-Pins Festival in Antibes, France and captured for posterity by the ORTF and...

Art Blakey

Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers – In Concert From Düsseldorf 1959 – Past Daily Downbeat

Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers – Live in Düsseldorf – November 18, 1959 – WDR-Germany – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Art Blakey this weekend. From a concert given in Düsseldorf, West Germany on November 18th 1959, and The Jazz Messengers; the classic third lineup featuring Lee Morgan on...

Sir Georg Solti

Sir Georg Solti With Janos Starker And Barbara Hendricks And The Chicago Symphony In Music Of Saint-Saëns And Del Tredici – 1976 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

CSO – Solti – Starker – Hendricks – October 7, 1976 – Part 1 CSO – Solti – Starker – Hendricks – October 7, 1976 – Part 2 Something historic this week. A concert from the Chicago Symphony, conducted by Sir Georg Solti, and featuring cellist Janos Starker and Soprano...

Harry James

Harry James And His Orchestra – Live At El Patio Playhouse, Hollywood – 1946 – Past Daily Downbeat

Harry James and His Orchestra – Spotlight Bands – April 13, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Harry James – Trumpeter and leader of one of the pivotal groups of the Big Band era. This program, part of the Coca-Cola Spotlight Bands series, was a weekly 3-day-a-week program which...