Concert Vault
  1. Jazz George Barnes' Swinging Six Strings Jazz: George Barnes' Swinging Six Strings Nice Jazz Festival | Jul 1, 1974

    The guitar great, who was born on this day in 1921, performs with his trumpet playing partner Ruby Braff at the 1974 Nice Jazz Festival.

  2. Jazz Remembering Joe Morello Jazz: Remembering Joe Morello Newport Jazz Festival | Jun 30, 1960

    The longtime drummer of the Dave Brubeck Quartet was born on this day in 1928. Hear his famous "Sounds of the Loop" solo at '60 Newport.

  3. Jazz John Handy's Forward-Looking Muse Jazz: John Handy's Forward-Looking Muse John Handy Playlist

    The saxophonist-composer-bandleader performs with Pat Martino and Bobby Hutcherson at Newport '67 and with his vocal group Class in '89.

  4. Jazz Video: TIto Puente & Celia Cruz at Newport Jazz: Video: TIto Puente & Celia Cruz at Newport Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 18, 1990 watch video

    The late Queen of Salsa passed away on this day in 2003. See her with "El Rey de Los Timbales" in this percolating concert from 1990.

  5. Jazz Philly Joe Jones, Hipness Personified Jazz: Philly Joe Jones, Hipness Personified Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 2, 1967

    The longtime drummer for Miles Davis puts an incendiary swinging pulse underneath pianist Bill Evans at the '67 Newport Jazz Festival.

  6. Jazz 2015 NEA Jazz Masters Named Jazz: 2015 NEA Jazz Masters Named NEA Jazz Masters playlist

    Saxophonists George Coleman and Charles Lloyd and pianist-composer Carla Bley will be honored next year. Hear them in this 2-hour playlist.

  7. Jazz Video: The Jazzy Bill Cosby Jazz: Video: The Jazzy Bill Cosby Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 11, 2001 watch video

    The comedian and lifelong jazz aficionado turns 77 today. See him conduct an all-star group at the 2001 Newport Jazz Festival.