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  • Thelonious Monk -

    Thelonious Monk - "Straight No Chaser"

    This is a fascinating clip of the December 21, 1967 Thelonious Monk session at Columbia's 30th Street Studio.

    Monk and Charlie Rouse are working out... 6603 views

  • Thelonious Monk - An American Composer

    Thelonious Monk - An American Composer

    This 60 minute DVD is a fascinating, flowing mix of insightful interviews with musicians like Randy Weston, Barry Harris, Billy Taylor and Ben Riley ... 6602 views
  • Curtis Amy 'Katanga' on Frankly Jazz

    Curtis Amy 'Katanga' on Frankly Jazz

    A rare clip from a 1960’s show Frankly Jazz hosted by DJ Frank Evans. with an emphasis on the West Coast sound. Amy plays the title cut from his Paci... 6575 views
  • Oscar Peterson & Count Basie - Slow Blues

    Oscar Peterson & Count Basie - Slow Blues

    The understated Basie has a decidedly soulful effect the virtuosic Peterson on this great two-piano blues. Bassist Neils-Henning Orsted Pedersen and M... 6556 views
  • Cherokee Morning Song

    Cherokee Morning Song

    A beautiful Native American song accompanied by a series of evocative sepia-tone photographs. 6553 views
  • 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... 6536 views
  • Freddie Hubbard

    Freddie Hubbard

    This solo on Curtis Fuller’s “A La Mode” with an all star Jazz Messengers demonstrates Freddie Hubbard’s all encompassing talent. He had a full magnif... 6502 views
  • Annie Ross - Twisted (1959) special guest pianist!

    Annie Ross - Twisted (1959) special guest pianist!

    This looks like the old Playboy After Dark show. A nice performance of Annie Ross singing “Twisted” with her ingenious lyrics grafted on to a Wardell ... 6492 views
  • Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra - Long Yellow Road

    Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra - Long Yellow Road

    The Akiyoshi-Tabackin Big Band is probably one of the last few of the great working modern big bands. This clip of "Long Yellow Road" is a perfect exa... 6480 views
  • Eric Dolphy

    Eric Dolphy

    A 1961 European television performance from Berlin on August 30 by Dolphy's quintet with trumpeter Benny Bailey, pianist Pepsy Auer, bassist Jamil Nas... 6479 views