Concert Vault
  1. Jazz R.I.P. Joe Sample Jazz: R.I.P. Joe Sample Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 15, 1987 watch video

    The pianist and co-founder of The Crusaders passed away on Friday. See him perform his composition "Carmel" in this 1987 Newport video.

  2. Jazz Scott Hamilton's Swinging Sax Party Jazz: Scott Hamilton's Swinging Sax Party Great American Music Hall | Aug 17, 1981

    The straight ahead tenor saxophonist, who turns 60 today, locks horns with his tenor sax elders Buddy Tate and Al Cohn in this 1981 set.

  3. Jazz A Joe Zawinul Memorial Playlist Jazz: A  Joe Zawinul Memorial Playlist A Joe Zawinul Playlist

    Hear the late keyboardist-composer, who died on this day in 2007, with Maynard Ferguson's orchestra, Weather Report and his Syndicate.

  4. Jazz Stan Getz And 'The Girl From Ipanema' Jazz: Stan Getz And 'The Girl From Ipanema' Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 3, 1964

    The Stan Getz Quartet charms Newport in 1964 with this unparalleled set featuring Asrtrud Gilberto on "The Girl From Ipanema."

  5. Jazz Elvin Jones' Two Tenor Band Jazz: Elvin Jones' Two Tenor Band Avery Fisher Hall | Jul 4, 1974

    The late, great drummer, who was born on this day in 1927, fuels this exhilarating 1974 set featuring Steve Grossman and Frank Foster.

  6. Jazz Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra at Saratoga Jazz: Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra at Saratoga Newport Jazz Festival Saratoga | Jul 2, 1978

    The modern big band juggernaut performs "Blues for the Wee One," "Little Pixie" and "Don't Git Sassy" in this dynamic set from 1978.

  7. Jazz A Will Lee Birthday Playlist Jazz: A Will Lee Birthday Playlist Will Lee playlist

    The longtime "David Letterman Show" bassist turns 62 today. Hear him in the '70s with the Horace Silver Quintet and the Brecker Brothers.