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  • Dinah Washington Sings Bessie Smith

    Dinah Washington Sings Bessie Smith

    Her voice and delivery were never less than magnificient. This television appearance singing “Send Me To The ‘Lectric Chair” was to promote her 1958 r... 6722 views
  • Nat King Cole & Juan Tizol – Caravan

    Nat King Cole & Juan Tizol – Caravan

    It’s always great when Nat Cole returns to the piano. This version of “Caravan” with the song’s composer Juan Tizol on valve trombone is from Cole’s s... 6421 views
  • Benny Goodman – Sing, Sing, Sing

    Benny Goodman – Sing, Sing, Sing

    "Sing Sing Sing" by the iconic Benny Goodman band and "I've Got A Heartful Of Rhythm" by the Quartet (BG, Wilson, Krupa, Hampton) from the film "Holly... 8306 views
  • Jackie McLean – Quadrangle

    Jackie McLean – Quadrangle

    McLean is on fire for this 1988 version of Quadrangle, whi8ch he originally recorded in 1959 for “JACKIE’S BAG” (Blue Note). The rest of the band on t... 5673 views
  • Miles Davis – Antibes 1969

    Miles Davis – Antibes 1969

    From July 25th, 1969 at the Antibes/Juan-les-Pins Jazz Festival, more than a half of the Miles Davis quintet with Wayne Shorter, Chick Corea, Dave Hol... 5940 views
  • Capitol Records Promo Film 1951

    Capitol Records Promo Film 1951

    A fascinating look at 1952 Hollywood starring Mel Blanc, portraying a record dealer in this special promotional film made by Capitol Records for their... 5789 views
  • Jimmie Lunceford

    Jimmie Lunceford

    "They were the forerunners, between swing and bebop. They were right there. And their records prove this. One of the greatest bands of all time.” – Ge... 5780 views
  • Gerry Mulligan – Bernie’s Tune

    Gerry Mulligan – Bernie’s Tune

    Here’s a great performance by Mulligan’s great but short-lived sextet with Zoot Sims, Jon Eardley, Bob Brookmeyer, Bill Crow and Dave Bailey. This was... 6211 views
  • McCoy Tyner – Giant Steps

    McCoy Tyner – Giant Steps

    McCoy Tyner’s solo piano work is an all-too-rare confined to opening numbers at some concerts and the occasional solo album. This 1996 Hamburg appeara... 6622 views
  • Ben Webster – Poutin’

    Ben Webster – Poutin’

    Best known as the ballad master of the tenor saxophone, Ben Webster’s soulful blues approach has been in evidence since his days with the Ellington ba... 6584 views