1. Jazz Video: Mahalia Jackson's Tribute to Pops Jazz: Video: Mahalia Jackson's Tribute to Pops Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 10, 1970 watch video

    After an inspired rendition of "Closer Walk with Thee," the gospel star is joined on stage by Louis Armstrong himself at '70 Newport.

  2. Jazz Video: Spyro Gyra's 'Point of View' Jazz: Video: Spyro Gyra's 'Point of View' Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 19, 1989 watch video

    The versatile crew, led by saxman Jay Beckenstein, shifts from swing to funk to smooth jazz in premiering their new album at Newport '89.

  3. Jazz Video: Herbie Hancock at Newport '04 Jazz: Video: Herbie Hancock at Newport '04 Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 15, 2004 watch video

    The legendary pianist-composer, who turns 74 today, explores with an all-star collective of Wayne Shorter, Dave Holland and Brian Blade.

  4. Jazz Randy Weston's African Rhythms Jazz: Randy Weston's African Rhythms Central Park | Jul 7, 1973

    The pianist-composer leads an 18-piece band with conductor-arranger Melba Liston, saxman Billy Harper and bassist Ron Carter in this '73 set.

  5. Jazz Stephane Grappelli's Elegant Swing Jazz: Stephane Grappelli's Elegant Swing Great American Music Hall | Sep 26, 1976

    The violin master and former Django Reinhardt partner performs "Misty," "C'est Si Bon" and concludes this '76 set with a solo piano piece.

  6. Jazz Dakota Staton at Newport '60 Jazz: Dakota Staton at Newport '60 Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 2, 1960

    The dynamic, swinging singer, who died on this day in 2007, performs "Misty," "My Funny Valentine" and her 1957 hit, "The Late Late Show."

  7. Jazz Horacee Arnold Sextet at the Apollo, '73 Jazz: Horacee Arnold Sextet at the Apollo, '73 Apollo Theatre | Jul 2, 1973

    The drummer leads his dynamic ensemble featuring flutist-saxophonist Joe Farrell on Chick Corea's "Spain" and "Captain Marvel."