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k.d. lang Hits the Great W…
The singer is currently winding up her run on Broadway in
. Hear her seduce her Philly audience in 1992 with tunes from
Video: George Shearing Mee…
The Brit pianist and the great jazz singer collaborate on a set of tunes from the Great American Songbook at '89 Newport.
Chris Smither's Deep-Roote…
The masterful guitarist and earthy singer performs Delta-fied renditions of "Statesboro Blues" and "Dust My Broom" in this '73 solo set.
Happy Birthday, Chris Squire!
The Brit bassist turns 66 today. Hear his formidable lines fuel Yes classics like "Roundabout" and "Close to the Edge" in this '74 set.
It's Mardi Gras, Y'all!
Enjoy your Fat Tuesday wherever you are by checking out this special playlist of party music from the Crescent City.
Remembering Ronnie Montrose
The late rock guitar star, who died on this day in 2012, performs tunes from his 1978 instrumental album
in this NYC concert.
Video: Herbie Mann's Five …
The popular flutist and world music pioneer hosts a group of international musicians at the 1967 Newport Jazz Festival.
Robyn Hitchock Solo at Tra…
The eccentric Brit singer-songwriter performs surreal-comedic ditties like "Don't Talk To Me About Gene Hackman" and "The Cheese Alarm."
Video: Joshua Redman's Ela…
The rising star saxophonist performs groove-oriented material from his
album at the 2005 Newport Jazz Festival.
Folk & Bluegrass
Doc Watson at Ash Grove, '70
The late flatpicking guitar icon, who would've turned 81 today, demonstrates his uncanny chops in concert with his son Merle.
Video: Lou Reed at the Rit…
The late, prolific singer-songwriter would've turned 72 today. See him play tunes from
and classics like "Sweet Jane" and "Vicious."
A Salute to Rory Gallagher
The late Irish blues-rock guitar hero would've turned 66 today. Hear him wail on "Shin Kicker" and others in this two-hour set from '78.
Ralph Towner's Acoustic Br…
The guitarist and co-founder of Oregon turns 74 today. Hear him perform a riveting solo set at the Great American Music Hall in 1979.
Burning Spear's Living Dub
Jamaican reggae star Winston Rodney turns 69 today. Hear him perform tunes from
Appointment With His Majesty
in this '98 Tramps set.
Stevie Ray Vaughan Opens Up
The Texas guitar hero speaks candidly about his upbringing and influences in this pre-rehab interview from 1985 at the Lone Star Cafe.
Uncut: Dion at Tramps, 1997
The pre-British Invasion rock star performs his doo-wop flavored hits "The Wanderer," "Runaround Sue," "Ruby Baby" and "Teenager in Love."
Folk & Bluegrass
Uncut: John Fahey's Solo B…
The unorthodox steel-string acoustic guitar virtuoso performs mesmerizing instrumentals at the Great American Music Hall in '76.
Cannonball Adderley's Mixe…
The alto sax icon shifts from edgy fusion ("Phases") to mellow soul-jazz ("Country Preacher" and "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy") in this 1975 set.
Video: Tower of Power's Ea…
The dynamic Oakland-based horn band, fueled by bassist Rocco Prestia, plays "What Is Hip?" and "You Got to Funkifize" at '92 Newport.
Remembering Gabor Szabo
The Hungarian guitarist passed away on this day in 1982. Hear his exotic, mesmerizing style on "Misrab" and other tunes from this '67 set.