Concert Vault
  1. Jazz Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks at Winterland Jazz: Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks at Winterland Winterland | Apr 30, 1972

    The intrepid frontman blends Django-flavored gypsy jazz and Texas swing in this 1972 benefit for the California Marijuana Initiative.

  2. Jazz Harry "Sweets" Edison In Memoriam Jazz: Harry "Sweets" Edison In Memoriam Harry "Sweets" Edison Playlist

    The classic trumpeter, who died on this day in 1999, plays with the Basie Orchestra, Benny Carter's Swingmasters and others in this playlist.

  3. Jazz Remembering Laurindo Almeida Jazz: Remembering Laurindo Almeida Avery Fisher Hall | Jul 6, 1974

    The late Brazilian guitarist and jazz samba pioneer, who died on this day in 1995, performs a superb solo set at Avery Fish Hall in 1974.

  4. Jazz Tal Farlow's Fascinating Rhythm Jazz: Tal Farlow's Fascinating Rhythm Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 6, 1968

    The late guitarist, who died on this day in 1998, flaunts blazing chops and a driving swing style in his 1968 Newport Jazz Festival debut.

  5. Jazz Don Ellis Orchestra at '67 Newport Jazz: Don Ellis Orchestra at '67 Newport Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 3, 1967

    The pioneering electric trumpeter-composer leads his adventurous 20-piece aggregation through challenging material from Electric Bath.

  6. Jazz Remembering Billy Taylor Jazz: Remembering Billy Taylor Billy Taylor Playlist

    The late pianist-educator-broadcaster and emcee was born on this day in 1921. Hear him playing solo and leading his All-Stars at Newport.

  7. Jazz Video: Jon Faddis With NY Jazz Giants Jazz: Video: Jon Faddis With NY Jazz Giants Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 16, 1992 watch video

    The high-note trumpet phenom, who turns 61 today, blows alongside Tom Harrell, Lew Tabackin and Bobby Watson at 'Newport '92.