The guitar virtuoso performs a gorgeous, unaccompanied "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" and a burning trio version of "Secret Love" in 1974.
The virtuoso pianist blazes through Clifford Brown's "Daahoud" and Dizzy Gillespie's "Woody N' You" with Ray Brown and Ed Thigpen.
The improvising jam band performs tunes from their End of the World Party (Just In Case) along with a Charles Mingus/Sun Ra medley.
The legendary pianist-composer and synth pioneer turns 75 today. Hear him solo, in duets with Chick Corea and with his Headhunters.
The pianist-composer and contemporary jazz pioneer performs his hits "Wade in the Water" and "Sun Goddess" in concerts from '75 and '80.
The jump blues 'n' jive star (aka Mr. Entertainment) performs his hit "Caldonia," "Hard Head" and others in this 1973 Carnegie Hall concert.
The jazz diva, who was born on this day in 1920, put lyrics to several iconic Thelonious Monk tunes in her set from the Newport Jazzfest '88.
The late, great trumpeter, who was born on this day in 1938, plays his classics "Hub-Tones," "First Light" and "Red Clay" in this 3-hour playlist.
The iconic Lady Day (born Eleanora Fagan 100 years ago today) is saluted by George Wein, John Hammond and a host of regal singers.
The venerable saxman and longtime director of Jazz Studies at Duke University recently passed at age 81. Hear him with Monk in 1975.
The late saxophonist, who was born on this day in 1934, blows with bold authority on "Sugar" and "Don't Mess With Mr. T" in this '75 set.
The rising star pianist-composer cleverly morphs Herbie Hancock's "Maiden Voyage" and Radiohead's "Everything In Its Right Place."