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  • Sam Rivers

    Sam Rivers

    This is one of the most beautiful songs Rivers ever composed (for his wife Bea). First recorded on his first Blue Note album in 1964, the song was lat... 3744 views
  • Buddy Rich & Eleanor Powell

    Buddy Rich & Eleanor Powell

    What do you get when you mix Tommy Dorsey, Bert Lahr, Red Skelton, Eleanor Powell and Buddy Rich? This scene from the 1942 movie “Ship Ahoy”. 4337 views
  • Earl Hines

    Earl Hines

    A Ralph Gleason “Jazz Casual” program from February 1963 featuring an informative segment with Earl Hines as he expertly relates his early influences ... 3730 views
  • Eric Dolphy

    Eric Dolphy

    A stunning solo bass clarinet reading of Billie Holiday’s “God Bless The Child” by one of the most unusual and innovative musicians to emerge in the... 4102 views
  • Gerry Mulligan & Ben Webster

    Gerry Mulligan & Ben Webster

    I don't know the origin of this performance, but the set dressing it was obviously for televison. It probably was a result of the great 1959 album "Ge... 4420 views
  • Duke Ellington

    Duke Ellington

    The Duke Ellington band of 1943 in a scene from Vincente Minnelli’s “Cabin In The Sky”. The magnificent choreography is synched perfectly to “Things A... 4198 views
  • Glenn Miller - Orchestra Wives

    Glenn Miller - Orchestra Wives

    Glenn Miller and his Orchestra from the 20th Century Fox movie “Orchestra Wives” (1942). In this clip we see Harry Morgan (Dragnet, M.A.S.H.) as the s... 3967 views
  • Roy Eldridge 1957 JATP

    Roy Eldridge 1957 JATP

    Given all the chords and notes that have flown by since, this 1957 JATP performance by Roy Eldridge with the Oscar Peterson trio is a testament to the... 4038 views
  • Dizzy Gillespie

    Dizzy Gillespie

    Dizzy Gillespie and his quintet with the amazing Leo Wright on alto sax, pianist Lalo Schifrin, bassist Bob Cunningham and drummer Chuck Lampkin perfo... 3818 views
  • Charlie Parker- Sheet Music

    Charlie Parker- Sheet Music

    For those of us who could never master sightreading, this amazing animated sheet music of Bird's Bloomdido gives us the illusion that we in fact are d... 5161 views