Concert Vault
  1. Jazz Village Vanguard Turns 80 Jazz: Village Vanguard Turns 80 Village Vanguard playlist

    The fabled New York nightclub has showcased countless legends since opening in 1935. Hear Johnny Griffin and Nat Adderley there in 1981.

  2. Jazz George Russell Sextet at Newport '64 Jazz: George Russell Sextet at Newport '64 Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 3, 1964

    The composer-pianist leads an all-star ensemble featuring Thad Jones, Albert "Tootie" Heath and John Gilmore on "Stratosphunk" and others.

  3. Jazz A Salute to Milt 'The Judge' Hinton Jazz: A Salute to Milt 'The Judge' Hinton A Milt Hinton playlist

    The stalwart bassist, who was born on this day in 1910, plays with Joe Williams, Lionel Hampton, Clark Terry and Teddy Wilson in this playlist.

  4. Jazz Video: The Crusaders at Newport '87 Jazz: Video: The Crusaders at Newport '87 Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 15, 1987 watch video

    Charter members and fellow Texans Joe Sample and Wilton Felder lead the crossover group on their hits "Chain Reaction" and "Street Life."

  5. Jazz Video: Lizz Wright at Newport 2003 Jazz: Video: Lizz Wright at Newport 2003 Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 10, 2003 watch video

    The dynamic singer-songwriter performs "Blue Rose," "Afro Blue," "Walk With Me, Lord" and other tunes from her acclaimed debut album, Salt.

  6. Jazz Video: George Benson's Big Boss Band Jazz: Video: George Benson's Big Boss Band Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 19, 1990 watch video

    The guitarist-singer performs "Without a Song," "Skylark" and "On Green Dolphin Street" with the Count Basie Orchestra at Newport '90.

  7. Jazz Sonny Rollins Quintet in NYC, '73 Jazz: Sonny Rollins Quintet in NYC, '73 Philharmonic Hall | Jun 30, 1973

    The tenor sax titan fills prestigious Philharmonic Hall with his robust tones on "Alfie's Theme," "Love Letters" and "There Is No Greater Love."