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  • Miles Davis - Kind of Blue 50th Anniversary

    Miles Davis - Kind of Blue 50th Anniversary

    Highlights from the DVD documentary on the making and influence of “Kind Of Blue” for the 50 Anniversary “Kind Of Blue” box set. 7683 views
  • Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers (Jazz Icons)

    Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers (Jazz Icons)

    This DVD features one of the great bands; Art Blakey, Bobby Timmons, Jymie Merritt, Benny Golson and Lee Morgan. Lost for nearly 50 years, this 55-min... 7681 views
  • Joe Henderson Quartet

    Joe Henderson Quartet

    In an era of Coltrane clones, Joe Henderson was a fresh voice when he hit the new York scene in 1963.

    This 1977 performance of his "Records Me" is a... 7646 views

  • Abbey Lincoln NYPL jazz oral history

    Abbey Lincoln NYPL jazz oral history

    Never one to mince words, Abbey Lincoln sets the record straight on history’s portrayal of Billie Holiday. 7621 views
  • Elvin Jones Drum Solo Demonstration

    Elvin Jones Drum Solo Demonstration

    This is Elvin Jones in off hours at the Village Vanguard, playing his composition Three Card Molly on the drums and developing it into an amazing poly... 7514 views
  • Classic Artie Shaw Sessions

    Classic Artie Shaw Sessions

    An improviser and technician of the highest order, Shaw’s inventions were a never-ending stream of melodic perfection with a tone that was as full as ... 7513 views
  • Max Roach-Hi Hat

    Max Roach-Hi Hat

    This is an amazing demonstration of pure rhythm and technique.

    Max Roach gets more out of hi-hat than many do out of an entire drum set.

    He starte... 7507 views

  • Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie - Hot House

    Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie - Hot House

    This 1952 performance on columnist Ear Wilson’s television show is the only real performance footage of Parker. Pianist Dick Hyman, bassist Sandy Bloc... 7450 views
  • Jimmy Smith Live in '69 (Jazz Icons)

    Jimmy Smith Live in '69 (Jazz Icons)

    This Jimmy Smith DVD is an incredible 90-minute concert from 1969 filmed in Paris.

    Working in his classic trio format (with longtime guitarist Eddie... 7362 views

  • Andrew Hill at Trinity

    Andrew Hill at Trinity

    Andrew Hill emerged in the '60s as one of most original and identifiable pianists and composers in jazz. Blue Note founder Alfred Lion considered him ... 7353 views