Concert Vault
  1. Jazz A Fats Waller Tribute Jazz: A Fats Waller Tribute Fats Waller Tribute

    The great pianist-composer-entertainer died on this day in 1943. Hear a host of artists perform his timeless tunes in this memorial playlist.

  2. Jazz Dinah Washington at '55 Newport Jazz: Dinah Washington at '55 Newport Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 16, 1955

    The great jazz singer, who died on this day in 1963, swings "Pennies From Heaven" and "Teach Me Tonight" with the Max Roach Trio.

  3. Jazz Pete Escovedo's Sizzling Salsa Jazz: Pete Escovedo's Sizzling Salsa Gift Center | May 29, 1989 watch video

    The Bay Area Latin jazz icon (father of percussionist Sheila E.) performs tunes from his album Mister E. with his 11-piece band in 1989.

  4. Jazz McCoy Tyner's Songs of the New World Jazz: McCoy Tyner's Songs of the New World Carnegie Hall | Jun 28, 1978

    The legendary pianist, who turns 76 today, was 40 at the time he performed this scintillating solo set at Carnegie Hall in 1978.

  5. Jazz Clark Terry & Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra Jazz: Clark Terry & Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra Newport Jazz Festival | Jan 1, 2004 watch video

    The great trumpeter, who turned 94 this week, plays "Struttin' With Some Barbecue" and "St. James Infirmary" at Newport in 2004.

  6. Jazz Remembering James Moody Jazz: Remembering James Moody Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 5, 1964

    The beloved and eminently swinging tenor saxophonist died on this day in 2010. Hear him 50 years ago with Dizzy Gillespie at '64 Newport.

  7. Jazz Jimmy Smith, the Undisputed B-3 Champ Jazz: Jimmy Smith, the Undisputed B-3 Champ Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 5, 1964

    The Hammond organ king, who was born on this day in 1925, burns on "Sonnymoon for Two" and his bluesy "The Sermon" at Newport in 1964.