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Big Bands only: Duke Ellington - The Nutcracker Suite (1960)

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Duke Ellington dans un studio de télévision en 1960 fait la promotion de sa Nutcracker Suite inspirée par le Casse-noisettes de Tchaikovski.

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Art Pepper's First 'Rainbow'

Jazz has always used the American Songbook as marble slabs to sculpt beautiful works of art. Jazz artists who recorded the most moving versions of these standards tended to be best associated with them. For example, Coleman Hawkins owned Body...
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A todo jazz - Jay Jay Johnson at the Vanguard

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A todo jazz - Jay Jay Johnson at the Vanguard - 24/01/15, A todo jazz online, completo y gratis en RTVE.es A la Carta. Todos los programas de A todo jazz online en RTVE.es A la Carta
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Jay Jay Johnson (tb)
Ralph Moore (ts)
Stanley Cowell (p)
Rufus Reid (b)
Victor Lewis (dr)

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Modern Jazz Quartet & Kammerorchester Arcata

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Thanks to my good friend Neil who kindly accepted to digitize some rusty VHS tapes from my collection, there is a good supply of jazz videos for 2015, most of them never released before (except their original airing on German TV) and not even...
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Cab Calloway’s “Hepster Dictionary,” A 1939 Glossary of the Lingo (the “Jive”) of the Harlem Renaissance

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The lists are in. By overwhelming consensus, the buzzword of 2014 was “vape.” Apparently, that’s the verb that enables you to smoke an e-cig. Left to its own devices, my computer will still autocorrect 2014’s biggest word to “cape,” but that could change.

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Sonny Rollins, Bobo Stenson,Arild Andersen,Jon Christensen

Sonny Rollins from Kongsberg Jazz Festival,Norway June 25 ,1971 . Bobo Stenson piano ,Arild Andersen bass , Jon Christensen drums.
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Diary Of A Radical Conformist — Dizzy Gillespie, Bob Cranshaw, James Moody, Louis...

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Dizzy Gillespie, Bob Cranshaw, James Moody, Louis Bellson, Coleman Hawkins Don Dyas, T. Bone Walker, Clark Terry and others at Amsterdam airport as part of the Jazz at the Philharmonic tour. November...
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'A Gal in Calico': 1946-2011 - JazzWax

'A Gal in Calico': 1946-2011 - JazzWax | Jazz Plus | Scoop.it
In December 1946, Warner Bros. released a mess of a film called The Time, the Place and the Girl—a post-war feel-good feature with a dopey storyline on which it hung as many musical numbers as possible. Everything about the film...
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Lambert, Hendricks And Ross – Live In Bremen 1962 – Past Daily...

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. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Lambert, Hendricks and Ross – Live at Park Hotel, Bremen – April 23, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. The legendary and inimitable Lambert, Hendricks and Ross this weekend. In concert at the Park Hotel in... #1950's #concert #europe
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Jazz History Quiz #63

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The Austin High School Gang
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This Dixieland cornetist was an original member of the legendary Austin High School Gang in the 1920’s, and was Bix Beiderbecke’s replacement in the Wolverines.
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Documentary: Bix Beiderbecke

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In 1981, director Brigitte Berman released Bix: 'Ain't None of Them Play Like Him,' a documentary on cornetist Bix Beiderbecke. The short-sentence narration and interviews with Beiderbecke's bandmates are remarkable.
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Bill Evans - The Paris Concert

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Réécoutez Bill Evans - The Paris Concert de l'émission France Musique la nuit... Vibrato sur France Musique, radio du groupe Radio France.
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Bill Evans : piano
Marc Johnson : contrebasse
Joe LaBarbera : batterie

Concert Radio France enregistré le 26 novembre 1979 à l'Espace Cardin à Paris

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Jazz History Quiz #65

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This pianist was Billie Holiday’s regular accompanist during her last two years (1957 – 1959), and also played in the Eric Dolphy-Booker Little Quintet that recorded extensively at New York’s Five Spot in 1961.
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Gary Burton On Piano Jazz

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The vibraphonist performs a set of tunes by Antonio Carlos Jobim, Duke Ellington and others.
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Set List

"O Grande Amour" (A.C. Jobim)

"Blame It On My Youth" (O. Levant, E. Heyman )

"Yesterdays" (Kern, Harbach)

"So Many Things" (McPartland)

"Sophisticated Lady" (Ellington, Mills, Parish)

"My Romance" (Rodgers, Hart)

"My Funny Valentine" (Rodgers, Hart)

"Windows" (Corea)

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Newport Jazz Festival: Art Blakey & Elvin Jones

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Art Blakey & Elvin Jones hip as can be at Newport circa 1965! #tbt #newportjazz #jazz #drums #elvinjones #artblakey
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Jazz History Quiz #64

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Louis Armstrong _____ Described as a “Louis Armstrong sound-alike on both trumpet and vocals” whose recording of “On the Sunny Side of the Street” was so close to Armstrong’s live show that some listeners thought Armstrong was copying him, this...
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roio » Blog Archive » JACO PASTORIUS with BIRELI LAGRENE - ITALY 1986

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Live in Rimini, Italy; December 1986. Very good to excellent soundboard.

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Marty Paich/Art Pepper: Like Wow! (1960) Interlude

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WILD WEST (COAST) ALERT Girly cover alert! Convicted felon on alto alert! Wrong year in jazz alert! Two artists missing from credits alert! Half songs previously issued under different album title ...
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Diary Of A Radical Conformist — Astrud Gilberto and Stan Getz

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Astrud Gilberto and Stan Getz - "Tall and tanned and young and lovely"
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Mulligan!

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Mulligan!
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"AN IDENTIFYING JOHNNY HODGES MEDLEY", said the Duke of Ellington at Carnegie Hall, on December 27, 1947

"AN IDENTIFYING JOHNNY HODGES MEDLEY", said the Duke of Ellington at Carnegie Hall, on December 27, 1947 | Jazz Plus | Scoop.it
The experts among you will immediately think: 'Why, for heaven's sake, did Brew take this medley as the first sound example from the very concert where the Duke and his men performed "LIBERIAN SUIT...
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Roy Eldridge, Benny Carter, Don Byas, Coleman Hawkins, 1960 JATP-Paris, Indiana

1960/11/25, Paris, JATP at Salle Pleyel, TV 61/11/25 + 61/2/18, Jean-Christophe Averty (dir), Roy Eldridge (t) Benny Carter (as) Don Byas, Coleman Hawkins (ts) Lalo Schifrin (p) Sam Jones (b) JoJones (d)
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Blue Notes

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“ Lady with friends Count Basie and Billy Eckstine backstage at Carnegie Hall in 1952 for Jazz at the Philharmonic.
She attended the concert to watch Basie, Eckstine, and George...
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