The bassist-composer-bandleader premieres "Monterey Suite" and his Charles Mingus dedication, "Blues for C.M.," in this 2005 concert.
Nick Ashford, who died on this day in 2011, joins wife and songwriting partner Valerie Simpson on a medley of hit tunes they penned together.
Frontman Jay Farrar, formerly of Uncle Tupelo, leads the group on "Drown," "Loose String" and other tunes from their '95 debut, Trace.
The late guitarist-singer for the Clash would've been 62 today. Hear a 2-hour playlist including sets from '79-'80 and a Strummer interview.
The man from Red Bank, New Jersey was born on this day in 1904. Hear him lead the Cadillac of Big Bands in concerts from 1959 to 1983.
The trumpeter-composer died on this day in 1986. Hear him with George Russell, Count Basie and co-leading a big band with Mel Lewis.
The country star, who turns 76 today, performs early hits like "Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town" and "Reuben James" in this 1980 set.
The labor organizer, storyteller and Golden Voice of the Great Southwest performs "Rocky Mountain Gal" and "Hobo's Lullaby" in 1977.
The rocker and prolific songwriter turns 62 today. Hear him perform "Your Dad Did," "Thing Called Love" and "Have a Little Faith in Me."
The Texas trombonist-singer, affectionately known as 'Big T,' was born on this day in 1905. Hear him sing his signature tune, "Rockin' Chair."
Led Zeppelin's frontman turns 65 today. Hear him sing Zep's "What Is and What Should Never Be" and "Ramble On" in this 2006 concert.
The irascrible drummer Ginger Baker turns 75 today. Hear him performing with Cream in '68 and with his Baker Gurvitz Army in '75.