Tagged: Jazz

Thelonious Monk Nonet – Live In Germany – 1967 – Past Daily Downbeat

Believe it not, we rely on you to keep us going: Become a Patron! Visiting the legendary Thelonious Monk this weekend, featuring his Nonet in a concert recorded from Mainz, Germany on November 8, 1967. Luckily for everyone, a lot of Monk’s material was recorded live, and most all of...

Boyd Raeburn

Boyd Raeburn And His Orchestra – Live At Club Morocco, Hollywood – 1945 – Past Daily Downbeat

Boyd Raeburn and His Orchestra, live at Club Morocco on Vine Street, between Sunset and Hollywood Boulevards in Hollywood from around October of 1945. Boyd Raeburn was one of those band leaders, like Stan Kenton, Claude Thornhill and Dizzy Gillespie, who were far ahead of their time, forward-thinking and innovative....

George Russell

George Russell Sextet – Live In Germany 1964 – Past Daily Downbeat

George Russell Sextet – Live in Bremen, Germany. Recored by Nordwest Radio on September 28, 1964. If the decade of the sixties represented change, no where was it more evident than in the world of Jazz. Bubbling-under movements which began in the 1950s blossomed in the 1960s and helped set...

Bill Evans

Bill Evans Trio – Live At Casale Monferrato, Italy 1979 – Past Daily Downbeat

The Bill Evans Trio this weekend. Recorded at Casale Monferrato, Italy on November 30, 1979 and broadcast by RAI Radio 3. No doubt about it, we are living in fractured, nervous times – and anything we can do to calm the situation and the stirrings in our racing out-of-control minds...

Randy Weston

Randy Weston – Live At The Bamboo Club, Toronto – 1985 – Past Daily Downbeat

Randy Weston this weekend, recorded by the CBC in Canada at the Bamboo Club in Toronto. This 1985 solo gig spotlights the highly distinctive style that has made Weston such a highly regarded figure in Jazz. Characterized by critics as a “Griot of Jazz and its African roots”, Randy Weston...

Dave Brubeck

Dave Brubeck – Live In Hannover – 1958 – Past Daily Downbeat

Dave Brubeck this weekend, recorded in concert at Niedersachsen Halle in Hannover Germany on February 28, 1958. Brubeck was one of the primary exponents of the Cool School of Jazz and one of the true innovators of the form. By 1958, he had become a household name in the music...

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...

Stanley Turrentine

Stanley Turrentine Quintet – Live At Windows On The World – 1989 – Past Daily Downbeat

Stanley Turrentine Quintet – live at Windows On The World – World Trade Center – Dec. 31, 1989 – WBGO-FM – Stanley Turrentine this week, during his turn to Jazz/Soul/Funk with his Quintet during New Years Eve at The World Trade Center – December 31, 1989 and broadcast by WBGO-FM....

Sonny Rollins

Sonny Rollins Trio – Live In Zurich 1959 – Past Daily Downbeat

Sonny Rollins Trio – live in session, Zurich – March 5, 1959 – RTS, Switzerland – Sonny Rollins Trio this week. During one of his many European tours in the 1050s, Rollins is joined by Henry Grimes on bass and Pete LaRoca on drums. It was recorded in Zurich as...