The guitarist and musical visionary turns 60 today. Hear him perform early tunes like "Phase Dance," "American Garage" and "Jaco" in 1982.
The inventor-guitarist, who died on this day in 2009, performs "I'm Confessin'" and "Let The Good TImes Roll" at his 88th birthday bash.
The rising star guitarist showcases his stunning chops on "Shape of Jazz to Come" and "Straight No Chase" in this 1969 concert.
The multi-directional drummer-composer-bandleader turns 72 today. Hear him perform tunes from Cosmic Chicken in this 1975 concert.
The ebullient stride pianist and raconteur was 74 at the time of this jaunty solo performance at the 1968 Hampton Jazz Festival.
The late pianist and longtime host of NPR's Piano Jazz performs an eclectic trio set ranging from "Royal Garden Blues" to "Giant Steps."
Wild Bill Davison, Wingy Manone, Max Kaminsky and others pay tribute to the legendary trumpeter, who died on this day in 1931 at age 28.
The late singer, who was born on this day in 1930, performs material from Max Roach's We Insist!: Freedom Now Suite at 1964 Newport.
The Brazilian percussionist turns 73 today. Hear him with Miles Davis in 1970 and sitting in with the Grateful Dead in concerts from the '80s.
The great drummer passed away last week at age 85. Hear him playing with Thelonious Monk and Maynard Ferguson's Orchestra at Newport.
See the great Louis Armstrong, who was born on this day in 1901, sing "When It's Sleepy Time Down South" and "Blueberry Hill" at Newport '70.
The guitarist and inveterate swinger, who was born on this day in 1921, wails alongside guitar partner Barney Kessel in this scintillating '75 set.