Concert Vault
  1. Jazz The Incomparable Ella Fitzgerald Jazz: The Incomparable Ella Fitzgerald Ella Fitzgerald playlist

    The First Lady of Song sings "Mean to Me" at Storyville in 1953 and "Satin Doll," "Angel Eyes" and "Mack the Knife" at Carnegie Hall in 1978.

  2. Jazz Cecil Taylor at Newport '65 Jazz: Cecil Taylor at Newport '65 Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 2, 1965

    The venerable pianist-composer and avant garde pioneer turns 86 today. Hear him perform pieces from Unit Structures with his quintet.

  3. Jazz A Paul McCandless Playlist Jazz: A Paul McCandless Playlist Paul McCandless playlist

    The master of oboe, English horn, clarinet and soprano sax turns 68 today. Hear him in concerts with Oregon and Rubisa Patrol.

  4. Jazz Miles Runs the Voodoo Down Jazz: Miles Runs the Voodoo Down Fillmore East | Mar 7, 1970

    The legendary trumpeter-composer leads his pioneering fusion band on material from his landmark Bitches Brew at the Fillmore East in '70.

  5. Jazz A George Benson Birthday Playlist Jazz: A George Benson Birthday Playlist A George Benson playlist

    The great guitarist-singer, who turns 72 today, leads his own band in 1969 and 1975 and fronts the Count Basie Orchestra at Newport '90.

  6. Jazz Remembering Gil Evans Jazz: Remembering Gil Evans Philharmonic Hall | Jun 30, 1973

    The legendary composer-arranger died on this day in 1988. Hear him lead his 15-piece band on material from Svengali in this 1973 concert.

  7. Jazz Joe Williams With Count Basie's Orchestra Jazz: Joe Williams With Count Basie's Orchestra Carnegie Hall | Jul 3, 1973

    The bluesy baritone singer joins the Cadillac of big bands on "Please Send Me Someone to Love" and "Well Alright, OK, You Win" in 1973.