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.
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.
The saxophonist-composer-bandleader performs with Pat Martino and Bobby Hutcherson at Newport '67 and with his vocal group Class in '89.
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.
The longtime drummer for Miles Davis puts an incendiary swinging pulse underneath pianist Bill Evans at the '67 Newport Jazz Festival.
Saxophonists George Coleman and Charles Lloyd and pianist-composer Carla Bley will be honored next year. Hear them in this 2-hour playlist.
The comedian and lifelong jazz aficionado turns 77 today. See him conduct an all-star group at the 2001 Newport Jazz Festival.
The alto sax great, who died on this day in 2003, leads his 19-piece Swing Masters on "Honeysuckle Rose" and "Doozy" in this 1972 set.
The bassist-composer-bandleader passed away today at age 76 after a prolonged illness. Hear him with the Keith Jarrett Quartet in '75
The prolific composer and contributor to the Great American Songbook died on this day in 1937. Hear his tunes interpreted by several artists.
Here's a good way to cool out on a hot summer's day -- soothing tunes from Pat Metheny, Dave Brubeck, Bill Evans, Stan Getz and more.
In this 1973 concert, pianist Bob Greene and his eight-piece band play the music of the New Orleans legend, who died on this day in 1941.