At the 1972 Newport Jazz Festival, George Wein arranged an all-star jam session featuring nearly 20 stalwarts of the classic Swing era -- the results were riveting.
Remember late Bottom Line cofounder Stanley Snadowsky with this playlist of blues artists who played the New York club during the '70s and '80s.
The young trumpet star from New Orleans performs material from his breakthrough Verve album, Gumbo Nouveau, in this 1997 concert.
Three of the biggest bands of 2012 square off at the Grammys in the Best New Artist category. Hear them live, then let us know who you think should win.
Singer-songwriter Jeff Tweedy leads the group, featuring axe strangler Nels Cline, on tunes from The Whole Love at the Wilco Loft in Chicago.
The legendary lefty guitarist and soulful singer from Chicago brings his gritty West Side sound to New York's Tramps in this 1994 set.
The Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna guitarist premieres new material at the Woodstock 10th anniversary reunion concert in Parr Meadows, 1979.
You wanted the best, you've got the best! Listen to our top metal vocalists.
The Rolling Stones opened this 1973 concert in Brussels with their hit single from Sticky Fingers, which was released 44 years ago this week.
The pop singer and leader of the Shondells reminisces about "Mony Mony," "Hanky Panky" and "Crimson and Clover" in this 1988 interview.
JOHNNYSWIM duo Abner and Amanda have beautiful booming vocals and stage chemistry reminiscent of Johnny and June.
Bringing new meaning to the term "Uncut," this 1986 performance from the height of the former SNL star's stand-up career is not for the faint.
The neo-bluesman performs his "Perpetual Blues Machine" and delivers a faithful cover of the Robert Johnson classic "Come On In My Kitchen."
Blue-eyed soul singer Jimmy Hall leads the Southern rockers on a funky "Country Side of Life," "Dixie Rock" and their hit "Keep On Smilin'."
The Modern Jazz Quartet performs John Lewis' elegant waltz "Skating in Central Park" at Central Park's Wollman Skating Rink in this 1973 concert.
Lovers, friends and collaborators blend their voices in song on "Mama, You've Been on My Mind," "I Shall Be Release" and others.
Bassist-singer Geddy Lee leads the Canadian prog-rock trio on tunes from Fly By Night and Caress of Steel.
The guitarist conjures up jazz icon Django Reinhardt on the musette style waltz "Valse de Bamboula" and on Django's "Minor Blues."
This live set leaves the New York audience longing for the California sunshine and surf. Don't miss their cover of Elton John's "Your Song," a rare treat.
Guitarist-singer Midge Ure leads the London-based electro-pop pioneers on "Visions in Blue," "Reap the Wild Wind" and more from Quartet.
The legendary rocker and composer will be on a month long tour with Jeff Beck! Prepare yourself with this Beach Boys reunion show from 1980.
Concert Vault mourns the loss of a true rock 'n roll original. Remember him with this 1973 concert.
In this revealing 1978 interview, the artist talks about the characters he invented, the emergence of punk music and the merits of shock value.
The Metallica bassist discusses the making of the Jaco Pastorius documentary he produced and financed over the course of six years.
The country superstar performs "I Can't See Texas From Here," "If You Think I Am Crazy Now" and other tunes from Strait From the Heart.
The country singer is joined by her future husband on their duet hit "In Another's Eyes," "Walkaway Joe" and "Where Your Road Leads."
The Blizzard of Oz picked up where Sabbath left off. Randy Rhoads shreds at Ozzy's side. This is essential Hard Rock listening!
Guitarist-singer Lowell George leads the group on "Cold Cold Cold," "Tripe Face Boogie" and more from Sailin' Shoes in this Halloween show.
Todd Rundgren welcomes special guests Carlos Santana, Jamaaladeen Tacuma and Nona Hendryx to this Forest Hills Tennis Stadium concert.
Hear the county-pop singer perform his hits "Hooked on a Feeling," "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" and others in this 1984 set.
The comedian makes a special guest appearance at the 10th anniversary party for New York's Catch a Rising Star in 1982.
Rod Stewart rocks London's Wembley Arena with "Hot Legs," "Maggie May" and his disco flavored hit from Blondes Have More Fun in 1980.
Before Bruce was the Boss, he spent years proving it all night in small clubs like Max's Kansas City across the county.
With guitarist John Frusciante returning to the band earlier in the year, the Peppers premiered material from Californication in this 1999 set.
Popular singer Dinah Washington, dubbed "Queen of the Blues" in her heyday during the 1950s, is backed by the Max Roach Trio at '55 Newport.
The multi-faceted new vaudevillians from Santa Cruz perform their death-defying (and hilarious) juggling routines in this 1981 set.
The indie-folk band from Melbourne, Australia performs tunes from their debut album States in this 2014 set at Futureappletree Studio.
The gifted New Orleans pianist-vocalist performs with uncommon passion in this solo set from 2011 at Wolfgang's Vault in San Francisco.
Hear southern rock titans The Marshall Tucker Band play songs off their debut album as they open for their pals The Allman Brothers in 1973.
Andersen will feature at Levon Helm's barn in Woodstock this weekend. Catch him now in this '71 performance from St. John's University.
Guitarist Leslie West leads the group on their early '70s hits "Mississippi Queen," "Nantucket Sleigh Ride" and "Theme For an Imaginary Western."
One of the greatest female-led rock bands of all time, Heart kills it in this 1978 set. If you haven't already, you'll fall in love with the Wilson sisters.
See the band perform acoustic versions of "Losing My Religion" and "Man on the Moon," and be joined by Neil Young on "Country Feedback."
Talking Heads off-shoot band led by bassist Tina Weymouth and drummer Chris Frantz play "Genius of Love" and "Little Eva" in 1988.
Banjoist Gordon Stone leads his bluegrass jam band featuring slide guitarist Josh Stacy, bassist Andy Cotton and drummer Russ Lawton.
The pianist and blues shouter is joined by bassist Willie Dixon and special guest Pete Seeger in this 1965 Newport Jazz Festival concert.
From Skip James to James Taylor, these 25 tracks are just a fraction of the amazing acoustic blues at Concert Vault.
Your '80s flashback of the day - hear the pop princesses run through a sound check before their show at Syria Mosque in Pittsburgh.