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  • Duke Ellington Orchestra 1942 Soundie – “C Jam Blues”

    Duke Ellington Orchestra 1942 Soundie – “C Jam Blues”

    What’s lately become known as the Blanton-Webster band – one of the all time great orchestras are introduced in this Soundie (a short musical film tha... 7301 views
  • Jackson Pollock

    Jackson Pollock

    A nice profile of Jackson Pollack and the origins of his revolutionary style of painting.

    People either love him or hate him just as they love or ha... 7296 views

  • Duke Ellington Small Group Sessions

    Duke Ellington Small Group Sessions

    Duke Ellington's Classic Small Group Recordings

    At the time of these recordings, Ellington was at the beginning of his creative peak developing "The... 7262 views

  • Booker T & The MG's - Green Onions (Stax,Volt Tour 1967)

    Booker T & The MG's - Green Onions (Stax,Volt Tour 1967)

    This band was amazing. The quintessential soul rhythm section, they helped shape scores of classic soul hits in the ‘60s and early ‘70s.

    The fact th... 7253 views

  • Roy Eldridge - “Smash Your Baggage” 1933

    Roy Eldridge - “Smash Your Baggage” 1933

    From a 10 minute short, we have the first footage of Roy Eldridge along with a band led by Elmer Snowden. Big Sid Catlett (d), Dickie Wells (tb), Waym... 7233 views
  • Al Green - Simply Beautiful

    Al Green - Simply Beautiful

    Al Green blew into New York in the fall of 2003 to promote "I Can't Stop," his Blue Note debut and his reunion with Willie Mitchell.

    One of the high... 7209 views

  • Bing Crosby: The Bing Crosby CBS Recordings 1954-56

    Bing Crosby: The Bing Crosby CBS Recordings 1954-56

    “Here is the great crooner and a quartet led by his longtime accompanist Buddy Cole, occasionally augmented by a few wind instruments, in a thesaurus ... 7207 views
  • Sonny Rollins & Don Cherry

    Sonny Rollins & Don Cherry

    A rare video performance by the short-lived 1963 Sonny Rollins quartet with Don Cherry, Henry Grimes and Billy Higgins playing Monk’s “52nd Street The... 7193 views
  • Yo Yo Ma & Alison Krauss

    Yo Yo Ma & Alison Krauss

    A stunning performance by an unlikely partnership. This was made for Yo Yo Ma’s December 2008 television show. “Songs Of Joy And Peace.” 7170 views
  • Louis Armstrong and Johnny Cash - Blue Yodel No. 9

    Louis Armstrong and Johnny Cash - Blue Yodel No. 9

    Johnny Cash's short-lived Saturday Night television show on the ABC network was full of surprises with musical guests that ranged from Louis Armstrong... 7170 views