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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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Jazz Plus Plus: Earl Hines All Stars (1965)

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Earl Hines All Stars à l'Olympia en 1965 (Paris Jazz Festival). Earl Hines (p), Jimmy Woode (b), Kenny Clarke (dr), Don Byas (ts), Stuff Smith (vln), Ben Webster (ts), Roy Eldridge (fgh,voc)
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Jazz History Quiz #90

Jazz History Quiz #90 | Jazz Plus | Scoop.it
This saxophonist — described by Art Blakey as knowing more about the saxophone (technically) than anyone, including Charlie Parker — was a soloist in the bands of Don Redman and Lionel …
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Johnny Hodges

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Known by the dual nicknames Rabbit and Jeep, Hodges's admirers were a diverse lot. John Coltrane, who began his career playing alto saxophone, cited him as his first influence. He was also a sideman in Hodges's band in 1953. In a 1960 interview with Downbeat, Trane said, “He still kills me
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Jazz Plus Plus: Kenny Clarke Group (1966)

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Le quintet de Kenny Clarke en Suisse en 1966.

Flavio Ambrosetti (as), Franco Ambrosetti (tp), George Gruntz (p), Karl Theodor Geier (b), Kenny Clarke (dr)

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Claude Williamson (1926-2016)

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Claude Williamson, a prolific West Coast jazz pianist who was deeply influenced by the bebop piano of Bud Powell and was the last surviving member of the Lighthouse All-Stars, died July 16. He was 89. His son, Marc, sai
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Bill Evans Trio – Live At Casale Monferrato, Italy 1979 – Past...

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Bill Evans Trio, with Marc Johnson and Joe LaBarbera, in concert live from Monferrato, Italy - recorded November 30, 1979 - RAI - Past Daily Downbeat
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Jazz Plus Plus: Chet Baker Quintet (1956)

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Le quintet européen de Chet Baker à Rome en 1956.

Chet Baker (tp,voc), Jean-Louis Chautemps (ts), Francy Boland (p), Eddie De Haas (b), Charles Saudrais (dr)

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

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Randy Weston live at The Bamboo Club, Toronto - recorded in March of 1985 by the CBC - Past Daily Downbeat - The Soloists in concert.
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Big Bands only: WDR Big Band - Ellington Unheard (2016)

Big Bands only: WDR Big Band - Ellington Unheard (2016) | Jazz Plus | Scoop.it
Depuis la Philharmonie de Cologne en juin 2016, le WDR Big Band interprète des oeuvres de Duke Ellington arrangées par Richard DeRosa, avec en solistes invités le pianiste Garry Dial et le saxophoniste Dick Oatts.
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Ronnie Mathews: doin’ the thang! (1964) Prestige

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Selection: The Orient Artists Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Charles Davis (baritone sax) Ronnie Mathews (piano) Eddie Khan (bass) Albert Heath (drums) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 17, 1963, the week running up to Christmas. Obit:  PETER KEEPNEWS JULY 2, 2008:  "Ronnie Mathews, a jazz pianist whose recorded output as a leader was sparse but…
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Don Friedman (1935-2016)

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Don Friedman, a jazz pianist with enormous sensitivity and avant-garde curiosity who shared an introspective style similar to Bill Evans but tended to be more experimental and jagged with shades of Bud Powell in the trio and solo formats
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Audio: Montreux Jazz Festival 50 medley #1

Audio: Montreux Jazz Festival 50 medley #1 | Jazz Plus | Scoop.it
La RTS y a joué un rôle prépondérant dès la première heure, ce qui nous permet de vous faire partager un florilège de moments exceptionnels.

Au menu du jour, des noms qui se passent de présentation, mais des musiques qui sʹécoutent avec délectation : celles de Yusef Lateef, Tom Jobim, Gerry Mulligan, Wynton Marsalis et Stan Getz ! YI
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Jazz Flashes: Keepin' Up with the Jones Brothers, 1958

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The Leonard Feather-produced album Keepin' Up with the Joneses, cut in 1958 for MGM, is one of the most obscure dates by a quartet that called itself The Jones Brothers. In reality, only three of the four participants (trumpeter Thad Jones, pianist Hank Jones, and drummer Elvin Jones) were brothers
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Jazz In Marciac 2016 - Diana Krall

Jazz In Marciac : 29 juillet 2016 Diana Krall piano, voix Anthony Wilson guitare Robert Hurst basse Karriem Riggins batterie
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Richie Cole: Alto Madness (1975) Muse

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Undervalued Artists, an occasional LJC series: Richie Cole, alto saxophone. Titans of the alto: Parker, Pepper, Mclean, Woods, Donaldson, Dolphy, many more, no shortage of bop heros, but for a brief moment give some space to youngsters,  Richie Cole - boisterous, joyous, exuberant, passionate, who swings ferociously. I had overlooked Richie, another player who arrived on the scene just…
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George Russell Sextet – Live In Germany 1964 – Past Daily Downbeat...

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George Russell Sextet - live in concert from Bremen, Germany - recorded on September 28, 1964 - by Nordwest Radio - Past Daily Downbeat
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Looking Forward And Back, And Getting Together: Anat Cohen And Fred Hersch | Jazz24

Looking Forward And Back, And Getting Together: Anat Cohen And Fred Hersch | Jazz24 | Jazz Plus | Scoop.it
When Anat Cohen returned to the KPLU studios this spring, the bright young star of the clarinet was joined by a piano great who’s been looking back on a fantastic career. Live in our studios, the two friends were intently focused on the moment at hand.
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Big Bands only: Benny Carter & WDR Big Band (1989)

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Benny Carter et le WDR Big Band dirigé par John Clayton en 1989 à Berlin.
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Jazz History Quiz #89

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In addition to being a top bassist between 1945 – 1960, he was the first major jazz soloist on the cello. He also played on Coleman Hawkins’ 1943 recording of “The Man I Love,…
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So the Story Goes: Benny, Brownie, and Dizzy

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In the latest installment of So the Story Goes, find out how Dizzy Gillespie became the first person to hear Benny Golson's immortal tribute to Clifford Brown, I Remember Clifford.
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Lucky Thompson on MPS

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In 1968, saxophonist Lucky Thompson moved back to Europe with his family after a five-year stay in the States. He settled in Lausanne, Switzerland, which allowed him to tour in European cities where he found the most work.
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Dave Brubeck – Live In Hannover – 1958 – Past Daily Downbeat –...

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Dave Brubeck and his Original Quartet - live at Niedersaschen Halle, Hannover, February 28, 1958 - Past Daily Downbeat - Cool School Editon
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Hesitation - Wynton Marsalis Septet featuring Branford Marsalis

June 7, 2004 Apollo Theater - New York The Wynton Marsalis Septet and special guest Branford Marsalis performing at JALC Spring Gala 2004
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West Coast Jazz: Early Sounds

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West Coast jazz has no real beginning and no specific founder. It's a sound that evolved from a range of musical influences—including Lester Young's relaxed sound on the tenor saxophone, Count Basie's swing and classical counterpoint. But West Coas
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