The pianist and co-founder of The Crusaders passed away on Friday. See him perform his composition "Carmel" in this 1987 Newport video.
The straight ahead tenor saxophonist, who turns 60 today, locks horns with his tenor sax elders Buddy Tate and Al Cohn in this 1981 set.
Hear the late keyboardist-composer, who died on this day in 2007, with Maynard Ferguson's orchestra, Weather Report and his Syndicate.
The Stan Getz Quartet charms Newport in 1964 with this unparalleled set featuring Asrtrud Gilberto on "The Girl From Ipanema."
The late, great drummer, who was born on this day in 1927, fuels this exhilarating 1974 set featuring Steve Grossman and Frank Foster.
The modern big band juggernaut performs "Blues for the Wee One," "Little Pixie" and "Don't Git Sassy" in this dynamic set from 1978.
The longtime "David Letterman Show" bassist turns 62 today. Hear him in the '70s with the Horace Silver Quintet and the Brecker Brothers.
The world's greatest living tenor saxophonist turns 84 today. See the original tower of power in action at the 2008 Newport Jazz Festival.
The late German trombonist, who was born on this day in 1928, leads his own quintet in '65 and joins the Herbie Mann quintet in '67.
The late keyboardist, who passed away in 2013, artfully combines jazz, Brazilian, funk and touches of rock in this eclectic set from 1978.
The old school trumpeter leads his Original Memphis Five on "Tin Roof Blues," "Black and Blue" and "That's A Plenty" at '59 Newport.
The late pianist-composer, who was born on this day in 1928, leads his group on "Señor Blues," "Sister Sadie" and "Blowin' the Blues Away."