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  • Hans Groiner

    Hans Groiner

    The innovative Austrian pianist Hans Groiner has unlocked the beauty in Thelonious Monk's music as he explains in this interview. 4454 views
  • Wes Montgomery

    Wes Montgomery

    The Stan Tracey trio with a very young Rick Laird backs up Wes on this 1965 British taping of one of Montgomery’s better known compositions. 4439 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”. 4437 views
  • JJ Johnson, Sonny Stitt & Howard McGhee

    JJ Johnson, Sonny Stitt & Howard McGhee

    J.J. Johnson was an undisputed pioneer of the be-bop language on this instrument, as this video of an all-star gathering with Sonny Stitt, Howard McGh... 4392 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... 4309 views
  • Woody Shaw

    Woody Shaw

    A beautiful, incisive version of Thelonious Monk’s “Bemsha Swing” by the great Woody Shaw with Stanley Cowell, David Williams and Teri-Lyne Carrington... 4306 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... 4187 views
  • Ahmad Jamal

    Ahmad Jamal

    The great trio with Israel Crosby and Vernel Fournier at the height of its powers in 1959. This comes from the CBS television show the Robert Herridge... 4179 views
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Ella Fitzgerald

    Where else but in an Abbott & Costello movie (“Ride Em Cowboy” - 1941) would you find The Merry Macs and Ella Fitzgerald in a bus in the desert with E... 4173 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... 4172 views