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  • 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 ... 6868 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... 6836 views
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    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... 6815 views

  • Cherokee Morning Song

    Cherokee Morning Song

    A beautiful Native American song accompanied by a series of evocative sepia-tone photographs. 6796 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... 6785 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... 6761 views
  • Vincent Van Gogh

    Vincent Van Gogh

    Van Gogh was to painting what Thelonious Monk was to jazz. He seemed to come to Earth totally formed with an absolutely original way of seeing things.... 6759 views
  • John Coltrane - My Favorite Things

    John Coltrane - My Favorite Things

    This hypnotic performance comes from Coltrane's 1962 European tour, the only tour that Eric Dolphy made with the band. The rhythm section is McCoy Tyn... 6744 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... 6720 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... 6715 views