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Dexter Gordon and Sonny Stitt: 1962 Rare Session

Dexter, The Sound, Gordon in a never released Blue Note Blowin' Session with the great Sonny Stitt.
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Duke Ellington’s Ode to the First Moon Landing

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In 1969, the jazz composer performed a rare vocal to mark Apollo 11’s historic flight.
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Jazz Articles: International Jazz Day Names Paris as This Year’s Host City - By JazzTimes — Jazz Articles

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The fourth annual International Jazz Day will be celebrated around the world on April 30, with Paris serving as this year’s host city (following New York, Istanbul and Osaka, Japan).

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Clark Terry, Phil Woods

Ornithology Terry Clarke/Phil Woods 1959 In 1959 under the leadership of Quincy Jones a musical show was cris crossing Europe with an all star Cast. The dancers and singers were backed up by a fine team of jazz musicians. The show went eventually bankrupt but the musicians travelled for further arrangements and went through the Netherlands as well. Under the name Fancy Free they were recorded for one of the Dutch broadcasting companies. The band plays Ornithology. You see and hear Clark Terry on trumpet and fluegelhorn, Phil Woods on alto sax, Sahib Shihab tenor sax, Quentin Jackson trombone, Patty Bown piano, Buddy Catlett bass, Joe Morris drums
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Jazz Articles: Clark Terry, 1920-2015 - By Jeff Tamarkin — Jazz Articles

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Clark Terry, a major force in jazz for some seven decades, died yesterday, Feb. 21. His death was confirmed by his widow, Gwen Terry, on the artist’s Facebook page.

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Aretha Franklin with Herbie Hancock + Clark Terry + Ron Carter + Roy Haynes + James Carter + Russell Malone - Mumbles

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Georgie Auld: The Tiger Bands

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Tenor saxophonist Georgie Auld (above) was a born soloist. By the time he was 20 in 1939, Auld had recorded more solos than musicians twice his age.
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Jazz History Quiz #67

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This pianist wrote his first ragtime composition (“The Charleston Rag”) in 1899, became a songwriter of Broadway shows in the 1920s, and, before dying five days after his 100th birthday, became known as “the last living link to ragtime.” Who is he?
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Thelonious Monk Quintet – Live In Philadelphia 1960 – Past...

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. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – Thelonious Monk Quintet – Live at Connie Mack Park, Philadelphia – August 27, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. The inimitable, legendary, iconic Thelonious Monk and his Quintet this weekend, in... #arrow(tvseries) #arsenalfc #artblakey
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Bill Evans' 'Kind of Blue' Notes

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Most jazz fans know that pianist Bill Evans wrote the liner notes that appear on the back of Miles Davis' Kind of Blue.
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Marcus Roberts And The Modern Jazz Generation At Jazz At Lincoln Center

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The pianist rose to prominence as a gifted performer, becoming a mentor and tutor to many. Some of his students are now in his new band, which performs early classics and a new suite written for them.
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Orrin Keepnews (1923-2015)

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Orrin Keepnews, a jazz record producer whose taste in music, integrity and respect for artists resulted in a vast body of legacy recordings by Thelonious Monk, Cannonball Adderley, Wes Montgomery and Bill Evans as well as dozens of other artists,...
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Roy Hargrove - Live at Singapore International Jazz Festival 2014

Roy Hargrove's set at the Singapore International Jazz Festival 2014 http://www.sing-jazz.com/ https://www.facebook.com/singjazzfestival https://www.twitter....
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Jazz History Quiz #68

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Dinah Washington
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This trumpeter played on almost all of Dinah Washington’s recordings, even if he had to do so under the pseudonym of “Dobbie Hicks.” Who is he?
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Clark Terry (1920-2015)

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Clark Terry, one of the most admired and accomplished jazz trumpeters and flugelhornists of his generation who appeared on an astonishing 928 known jazz recording sessions and played in the Duke Ellington Orchestra throughout the 1950s before recording extensively as...
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Big Bands only: Duke Ellington and his Orchestra (1958)

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Duke Ellington and his Orchestra en 1958 au théâtre Alfieri de Turin

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Reimagining Brubeck

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The late pianist Dave Brubeck left jazz with a large body of compositions. Hear how his iconic music was rearranged by members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.
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JazzZ - Joe Lovano

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Saxophoniste ténor émérite, musicien superlatif au lyrisme exacerbé, Joe Lovano sʹétait arrêté au Victoria-Hall à lʹété 2014 avec une excellente rythmique européenne.
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Songs For Strayhorn

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This year marks the centenary of one of the great unsung heroes of jazz history, a man who was also half (and sometimes, arguably, more than that) of one of the greatest musical partnerships of the...
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Louis Armstrong

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My Kind Of Friday The 13th

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It is possible to have good luck on Friday the 13th. We have proof in the form of a recording from a Town Hall concert played by Thelonious Monk in New York City on February 28, 1959. “The Thelonio...
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Wayne Shorter Quartet Live I Bonn 2014

This is "WayneShorterQuartetLiveIBonn 2014" by Rob on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
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