Jazz
  1. Jazz: New Release: Clifford Brown-Max Roach, '55 New Release: Clifford Brown-Max Roach, '55 New trumpet star and the legendary bebop drummer, born today in 1924, unveil their definitive bop quintet at the 1955 Newport Jazz Fest.
  2. Jazz: Miles at the Fillmore West, 1970 Miles at the Fillmore West, 1970 Apr 11, 1970 The heavyweight champion of jazz scores a knockout with a wide-ranging set of tunes from Miles Smiles, Miles in the Sky and Bitches Brew.
  3. Jazz: Dorothy Donegan's Two-Fisted Piano Dorothy Donegan's Two-Fisted Piano This playlist showcases the pianist's fiery brilliance, stride chops and rococo stylings on medleys of standards and pop tunes.
  4. Jazz: Joe Turner Striding Along Joe Turner Striding Along Jul 4, 1973 The famed pianist takes the stage at Philharmonic Hall in '73 to let his fingers fly across a couple of great old tunes.
  5. Jazz: Video: Kamasi Washington at Paste Studio Video: Kamasi Washington at Paste Studio Jan 19, 2016 New tenor sax sensation performs "Malcolm's Theme" and "The Next Step" from his breakout album The Epic with a stripped-down quartet.
  6. Jazz: Art Blakey Presents the Marsalis Brothers Art Blakey Presents the Marsalis Brothers Dec 21, 1981 The great drummer showcases young Branford and Wynton in this '81 Jazz Messengers set from Seventh Avenue South in New York.
  7. Jazz: Gerry Mulligan in Central Park, '73 Gerry Mulligan in Central Park, '73 Jun 29, 1973 The baritone sax ace leads his 19-piece Age of Steam on "K4 Pacific," "One to Ten in Ohio" and a beautiful rendition of "Waltzing Matilda."
  8. Jazz: Jazzed Up Playlist Jazzed Up Playlist Here's a mix of rock, soul and pop songs played by jazz artists in the Vault.
  9. Jazz: Jazz Salutes the Beatles Jazz Salutes the Beatles Hear Carmen McRae, Joe Pass, Lionel Hampton, George Benson, Joshua Redman and a host of other jazz artists interpret Fab Four favorites.
  10. Jazz: Video: Herbie Mann's Five Faces of Jazz Video: Herbie Mann's Five Faces of Jazz Oct 1, 1967 The popular flutist and world music pioneer hosts a group of international musicians at the 1967 Newport Jazz Festival.
  11. Jazz: Philly Joe Jones, Hipness Personified Philly Joe Jones, Hipness Personified Jul 2, 1967 The longtime drummer for Miles Davis puts an incendiary swinging pulse underneath pianist Bill Evans at the '67 Newport Jazz Festival.
  12. Jazz: Medeski Martin & Wood at Newport, '05 Medeski Martin & Wood at Newport, '05 Aug 13, 2005 The intrepid trio performs a savvy mash-up of Mingus' "Nostalgia in Times Square" and Sun Ra's "Angel Race" in this concert video.
  13. Jazz: The Forever Soulful Flack The Forever Soulful Flack Jul 8, 1972 Roberta Flack's voice is beautiful and unmistakable. She and the band are top notch in this show from '72. Be sure to listen to her version of "Suzanne."
  14. Jazz: Uncut: Tal Farlow's Comeback Concert Uncut: Tal Farlow's Comeback Concert Jul 4, 1976 The late, great guitarist (born today in 1921) emerged from semi-retirement for this 1976 set with Jack Six, Hank Jones and Roy Haynes.
  15. Jazz: Benny Carter's Swing Machine Benny Carter's Swing Machine Jul 2, 1972 Hear the late alto saxophonist-arranger-bandleader and NEA Jazz Master front an all-star orchestra at Carnegie Hall in '72.
  16. Jazz: Buddy Rich at Newport, 1967 Buddy Rich at Newport, 1967 Jul 1, 1967 The great drummer leads his big band on the Beatles' "Norwegian Wood" and an epic "West Side Story" medley.
  17. Jazz: Ruth Brown at the Apollo Ruth Brown at the Apollo Jul 5, 1973 The "Queen of R&B"salutes Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday and covers her 1950 hit "Teardrops From My Eyes."
  18. Jazz: Billy Cobham-George Duke Band in NYC Billy Cobham-George Duke Band in NYC Jun 26, 1976 The drummer and keyboardist are joined by guitarist John Scofield and bassist Alphonso Johnson on "Red Baron" and other fusion anthems.
  19. Jazz: Bill Evans Trio at Great American Music Hall Bill Evans Trio at Great American Music Hall Mar 12, 1975 With his gorgeously impressionistic melodies, luminous improvisations and delicate swing, Bill Evans will place you under his spell during this 1975 set.
  20. Jazz: Video: Fourplay's Smooth Grooves Video: Fourplay's Smooth Grooves Aug 12, 2000 Pianist Bob James joins with guitarist Larry Carlton, bassist Nathan East and drummer Harvey Mason at the 2000 Newport Jazz Festival.
  21. Jazz: Video: Savion Glover's Tap Magic Video: Savion Glover's Tap Magic The phenomenal, highly syncopated tap dancer/percussionist struts his stuff with a quartet at the 2006 Newport Jazz Festival.
  22. Jazz: Harry Connick Jr. Charms Dallas Harry Connick Jr. Charms Dallas Sep 29, 1990 The musician, actor, American Idol judge and talk show host croons "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" and "I Could Write a Book" in 1990.
  23. Jazz: Pat Metheny Group Premieres Pat Metheny Group Premieres Sep 26, 1978 The guitarist-composer premieres material from his 'American Garage' album and performs other gems from early in his career in this 1978 concert.
  24. Jazz: Video: Herbie Mann at Newport '89 Video: Herbie Mann at Newport '89 Aug 19, 1989 The late flutist-composer and world music pioneer performs a reggae remake of his 1962 signature song "Comin' Home Baby" with his sextet.
  25. Jazz: Gary Burton With Stan Getz at Newport Gary Burton With Stan Getz at Newport Jul 3, 1964 Tonight at Tanglewood, Gary Burton performs with Chick Corea. Hear Burton as a 21-year-old sensation with Stan Getz at '64 Newport.
  26. Jazz: Stanley Clarke & Chick Corea Reunion Stanley Clarke & Chick Corea Reunion Sep 2, 1973 Longtime colleagues renew their 40-year musical relationship tonight at New York's Blue Note nightclub. Hear them with Return to Forever in 1973.
  27. Jazz: Video: Miles Davis Premieres 'Tutu' Video: Miles Davis Premieres 'Tutu' Jun 15, 1986 The legendary trumpeter leads a powerhouse band including saxophonist Bob Berg and guitarist Robben Ford in this 1986 set.
  28. Jazz: Gary Burton Quartet - Newport Jazz, 1967 Gary Burton Quartet - Newport Jazz, 1967 Jul 1, 1967 Here's the groundbreaking fusion group, featuring Larry Coryell on guitar, just months after the seminal Duster was released.
  29. Jazz: Video: Wayne Shorter at Newport '01 Video: Wayne Shorter at Newport '01 The sax master debuts his probing new quartet featuring pianist Danilo Perez, bassist John Patitucci and drummer Brian Blade.
  30. Jazz: Video: An All-Star Salute to Satchmo Video: An All-Star Salute to Satchmo Aug 17, 1990 Wynton Marsalis hosts this 1990 tribute to the great Louis Armstrong featuring guest trumpeters Doc Cheatham, Jon Faddis and Ruby Braff.
  31. Jazz: Uncut: Sonny Rollins' Sax Excursions Uncut: Sonny Rollins' Sax Excursions Jun 20, 1975 The tenor titan quotes from seven popular tunes in his unaccompanied intro to "St. Thomas" in this '75 set. Can you name them?
  32. Jazz: Rhoda Scott's Organic Grooves Rhoda Scott's Organic Grooves Jun 30, 1975 The Hammond B-3 great performs Basie's bluesy "Splanky" and jazzes up Bach's "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor" in this 1975 concert.
  33. Jazz: Uncut: Hampton Hawes Trio, 1979 Uncut: Hampton Hawes Trio, 1979 Sep 28, 1974 The adventurous West Coast pianist stretches in this Great American Music Hall concert with drummer Kenneth "Spider Webb" Rice and bassist Carole Kaye.
  34. Jazz: The Incomparable Ella Fitzgerald The Incomparable Ella Fitzgerald The First Lady of Song sings "Mean to Me" at Storyville in 1953 and "Satin Doll," "Angel Eyes" and "Mack the Knife" at Carnegie Hall in 1978.
  35. Jazz: Chick Corea & Herbie Hancock in Concert Chick Corea & Herbie Hancock in Concert Mar 8, 1978 As the two jazz piano masters prepare for a rare duo performance at Carnegie Hall in April, hear them on their first duo tour in 1978.
  36. Jazz: Herbie Hancock Shows Off His New Sound Herbie Hancock Shows Off His New Sound Jun 30, 1974 As part of 1974 Newport Jazz Festival's piano extravaganza in Carnegie Hall, Herbie Hancock brought along a few of his "toys" to augment his set.
  37. Jazz: Count Basie's Newport Extravaganza Count Basie's Newport Extravaganza Jul 2, 1959 The iconic pianist-bandleader presents singers Joe Williams and new discoveries Lambert, Hendricks and Ross in this swinging '59 concert.
  38. Jazz: Duke Ellington's New Orleans Commission Duke Ellington's New Orleans Commission Apr 25, 1970 The prolific composer and brilliant pianist-bandleader premieres "Blues for New Orleans" at the inaugural 1970 New Orleans Jazz Festival.
  39. Jazz: Pat Metheny's Fretboard Fantasia Pat Metheny's Fretboard Fantasia The phenomenal guitarist performs solo and with his trio of bassist Christian McBride and drummer Antonio Sanchez at '03 Newport.
  40. Jazz: MJQ's Chamber-Like Delicacy MJQ's Chamber-Like Delicacy Jul 3, 1973 The Modern Jazz Quartet performs John Lewis' elegant waltz "Skating in Central Park" at Central Park's Wollman Skating Rink in this 1973 concert.
  41. Jazz: Video: McCoy Tyner Meets Michael Brecker Video: McCoy Tyner Meets Michael Brecker Aug 15, 1998 Jazz piano master and tenor sax titan reach some ecstatic heights on a modal romp through "Have You Met Miss Jones?" at Newport '98.
  42. Jazz: Lea DeLaria Swings Broadway Lea DeLaria Swings Broadway Aug 11, 2002 The charismatic singer-comedian-actress interprets "Cool" from West Side Story and "The Ballad of Sweeney Todd" in this '02 Newport video.
  43. Jazz: Uncut: Mongo Santamaria's Mambo Magic Uncut: Mongo Santamaria's Mambo Magic Jun 24, 1978 The Havana-born conguero, bandleader and Latin jazz innovator is joined by vibist Cal Tjader on "Para Ti" and "Afro Blue" in this '78 set.
  44. Jazz: Phil Napoleon at the Jazz Band Ball Phil Napoleon at the Jazz Band Ball Jul 3, 1959 The old school trumpeter leads his Original Memphis Five on "Tin Roof Blues," "Black and Blue" and "That's A Plenty" at '59 Newport.
  45. Jazz: James Moody, Dizzy's Right Hand Man James Moody, Dizzy's Right Hand Man The late saxophonist is featured with Dizzy Gillespie and in a surprise guest spot with Muddy Waters at Newport.
  46. Jazz: The Balladic Miles Davis The Balladic Miles Davis The trumpet legend showcases his beautiful tone on soothing vehicles like "I Fall in Love Too Easily" and "Stella By Starlight" in this playlist.
  47. Jazz: Pat Metheny's Early Triumph Pat Metheny's Early Triumph Jul 26, 1982 The guitarist-composer, heard here with his group in 1982, began recording his Grammy-winning album First Circle today in 1984.
  48. Jazz: Video: McCoy Tyner Meets Michael Brecker Video: McCoy Tyner Meets Michael Brecker Aug 15, 1998 The jazz piano giant performs material from his Infinity album with the Trane-inspired tenor saxophonist at '98 Newport.
  49. Jazz: Video: Celebrating Satchmo Video: Celebrating Satchmo Jul 10, 1970 The Louis Armstrong House Museum in NYC is observing the 100th anniversary of his first gig at age 15. See him reminisce in this doc.
  50. Jazz: Willie 'The Lion' Smith at Hampton Jazzfest Willie 'The Lion' Smith at Hampton Jazzfest Jun 27, 1968 The stride piano master and raconteur performs his ebullient theme "Relaxin'" and his autobiographical "Music on My Mind" in this '68 set.
  51. Jazz: Return To Forever in Lenox, 1973 Return To Forever in Lenox, 1973 Sep 2, 1973 The fusion juggernaut, featuring Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, Lenny White and Bill Connors, plays tunes from Hymn to the Seventh Galaxy.
  52. Jazz: Clark Terry at Great American Music Hall, '76 Clark Terry at Great American Music Hall, '76 Dec 3, 1976 The late trumpeter plays a lush "God Bless the Child," swings an Afro-Cuban "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" and scats on "Mumbles."

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