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1970 - Duke Ellington plays the Beatles

Duke Ellington et son orchestre jouent la musique des Beatles en 1970.
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Curiosité et rareté...

Le Duke et sa troupe enregistrés le 23 février 1970 jouent un medley des Beatles. La bande son a été enregistrée le jour précédent.

Johnny Hodges décédera quelques semaines plus tard...

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Olivier Ker Ourio avec Toots Thielemans - CESAR

Making-of de l'enregistrement en studio du titre "CESAR", avec Toots Thielemans à Bruxelles. Extrait de l'album "A Ride With The Wind" - Naïve 2001 Réalisation…
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Chica Chica Boom Steps?

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Conventional wisdom in jazz is that the harmonies in the bridge section of Rogers and Hart’s “Have You Met Miss Jones?” inspired John Coltrane’s “Giant Steps.” Recently Mark Gilbert, the editor of ...
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Un pas de géant sur les origines de Giant Steps ?

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Big Bands only: The Presidential Suite: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (2014)

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Le Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra interprète The Presidential Suite, composée et dirigée par Ted Nash, au Rose Theater de New York.

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Supersax, "Shaw Nuff Wolf Boy", Newport Jazz Festival 1989

http://www.youtube.com/gabrielemartufi Supersax was a jazz group created in 1972 by saxophonist Med Flory and bassist Buddy Clark, in tribute to iconic bebop...
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Bill Evans Trio - Jazz Sessions France

Bill Evans Trio - Jazz Sessions in France
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The Bill Evans Trio:- Bill Evans, piano; Eddie Gomez, acoustic double bass; Marty Morell, drums.

Paris, 1972

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Clark Terry: Further Years at the University of Ellingtonia (1955-56)

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"Never think you are too hip, because two hips make an ass." — Clark Terry
Here is my second post on Clark Terry at the University of Ellingtonia, complemented by David W.
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Monday Jazz History Quiz #55

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Described by one reviewer as “one of the pioneers of this raucous, rapid-fire, eight-to-the-bar piano style,” this pianist was active in Chicago from 1915 but remained unrecorded until 1939.
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Showbiz Imagery and Chicanery

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Masters of Jazz Photography — Chuck Stewart

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Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis and Johnny Griffin New York, 1960 Photo by Chuck Stewart _____ The great improvisational American jazz musicians of the mid-20th century inspired a generation of photographers to develop a looser, moodier style of visual...
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Stompin' For Mili -- Dave Brubeck and Paul Desmond

Rare musical short of the Dave Brubeck Quartet filmed by Gjon Mili, ca.1954. The group plays 'Audrey', followed by 'Stompin' For Mili'. According to Brubeck,...
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Diary Of A Radical Conformist — Horace Silver and Sonny Rollins 1959

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Horace Silver and Sonny Rollins 1959
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Trombonology: 8 Videos - JazzWax

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Yesterday, I was listening to a wide variety of jazz tombone players. So I did a little YouTube digging to ensure you wouldn't miss out. Here are eight superb videos featuring top trombonists... Here's J.J. Johnson in 1961... Here's Urbie...
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Tony Scott: Lost Tapes - JazzWax

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Clarinetist Tony Scott wasn't a fan of vibrato. Adding it would only have smoothed out his sound and landed him in the shadow of Artie Shaw and Buddy DeFranco. Instead, he preferred to stand out with a hoarse, stripped down,...
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Jazz History Quiz #56

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“Bass Player in New Orleans,” by Barbara Jacquin _____ This bassist played with (among others) Charlie Parker, Erroll Garner, Nat King Cole and Dexter Gordon, was one of the earliest modern jazz tuba soloists, and was the only player to turn down...
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Phases Phrases Photos — Ella Fitzgerald for Pabst Blue Ribbon

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Ella Fitzgerald for Pabst Blue Ribbon
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Philip Catherine, Bireli Lagrene, Aladar Pege - Leverkusener Jazztage 1993

http://www.leverkusener-jazztage.de/ ● © I DO NOT OWN THE RIGHTS TO THE CLIPS OR MUSIC. ALL RIGHTS BELONG TO THEIR RESPECTFUL OWNERS. This video is not inten...
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Buddy DeFranco and Kenny Drew

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Clarinetist Buddy DeFranco and pianist George Shearing toyed with a quintet format in the late 1940s. But before they could record together, the two went their separate ways in 1949.
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Don Byas in Paris, 1946-54

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The buildings and monuments of Paris were largely untouched during World War II by the Nazi occupation and evacuation in the summer of 1944 as Allied forces neared.
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Wayne Shorter Quartet au Stockholm Jazz Festival

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Du haut de ses quatre-ving-un printemps, Wayne Shorter domine la scène jazz.
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Sonny Rollins: Saxophone Colossus (1956) Esquire

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Selection: Strode Rode (Esquire press from original Prestige metal (AB)) Artists Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Max Roach (drums) recorded Rudy Van Gelde...
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MAX ROACH "What Am I Here For" - ELLINGTON Tribute (1981)

This segment of a television broadcast is from a 1981 tribute to Duke Ellington that took place at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC. In this piece the orc...
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Rex Stewart in Europe (1947/1948)

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  Rex Stewart. Photo: Gottlieb In Otto Flückiger's collection I found some nice souvenirs from Rex Stewart's late 1947 / early 1948 european concerts. The most beautiful item is a program from the ...
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