Concert Vault

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  1. Babatunde Olatunji at Wolfgang's Folk & Bluegrass Babatunde Olatunji at Wolf… The Nigerian percussion master and world music pioneer, who died on this day in 2003, performs with his African percussion ensemble in '86. Babatunde Olatunji at Wolfgang's Wolfgang's Jan 5, 1986
  2. Remembering Tammy Wynette Country Remembering Tammy Wynette The First Lady of Country Music died on this day in 1998. Hear her sing "Crying in the Rain" and "Stand By Your Man" in a 1986 concert. Remembering Tammy Wynette West Palm Beach Feb 23, 1986
  3. RIP Paul Jeffrey Jazz RIP Paul Jeffrey The venerable saxman and longtime director of Jazz Studies at Duke University recently passed at age 81. Hear him with Monk in 1975. RIP Paul Jeffrey Avery Fisher Hall Jul 3, 1975
  4. Jethro Tull at Tanglewood, 1970 Rock watch video Jethro Tull at Tanglewood,… Theatrical frontman Ian Anderson leads an early edition of the eclectic British group on their Benefit tour in this Bill Graham-produced concert. Jethro Tull at Tanglewood, 1970 Tanglewood Jul 7, 1970
  5. Stanley Turrentine at Carnegie Hall Jazz Stanley Turrentine at Carn… 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. Stanley Turrentine at Carnegie Hall Carnegie Hall Jul 2, 1975
  6. Robert Glasper at Newport 2006 Jazz watch video Robert Glasper at Newport … The rising star pianist-composer cleverly morphs Herbie Hancock's "Maiden Voyage" and Radiohead's "Everything In Its Right Place." Robert Glasper at Newport 2006 Newport Jazz Festival Aug 12, 2006
  7. Muddy Waters on the French Riviera, '68 Blues Muddy Waters on the French… The Chicago blues icon, born on this day in 1913, performs "Hoochie Coochie Man" and "Got My Mojo Working" at the Grand Parade du Jazz. Muddy Waters on the French Riviera, '68 Grande Parade du Jazz Jul 13, 1977
  8. A Birthday Salute to Hugh Masekela Jazz A Birthday Salute to Hugh … The South African trumpeter-composer and apartheid activist turns 76 today. Hear him with the Ghanaian band Hedzoleh Soundz in 1974. A Birthday Salute to Hugh Masekela Record Plant Feb 24, 1974
  9. Frank Black Forms the Catholics Rock Frank Black Forms the Cath… After the breakup of the influential alt-rock group the Pixies, frontman Black went solo. Hear the debut of his new band in this '98 Tramps set. Frank Black Forms the Catholics Tramps May 13, 1998
  10. Wynton Marsalis Embraces the Blues Jazz watch video Wynton Marsalis Embraces t… The trumpeter-composer premieres his Blues Symphony next week in NYC. Hear him premiere The Majesty of the Blues at Newport in 1989. Wynton Marsalis Embraces the Blues Newport Jazz Festival Aug 19, 1989
  11. An All-Star Tribute to Merle Haggard Country An All-Star Tribute to Mer… Peter Case, Marshall Crenshaw, Rosie Flores, Dave Alvin and others perform tunes by the country music Hall of Famer in this '95 concert. An All-Star Tribute to Merle Haggard Fillmore Auditorium Apr 15, 1995
  12. Happy Birthday, Richard Thompson! Folk & Bluegrass Happy Birthday, Richard Th… The great guitarist and songwriter, who turns 66 today, performs "Waltzing's for Dreamers" and other tunes from Amnesia in this '88 set. Happy Birthday, Richard Thompson! Newport Folk Festival Jul 1, 1988
  13. Violent Femmes at Tramps, 1999 Rock Violent Femmes at Tramps, … The Milwaukee-based band, led by Gordon Gano, reprises their '80s hits "Gone Daddy Gone" and "Blister in the Sun" in this reunion concert. Violent Femmes at Tramps, 1999 Tramps Jul 29, 1999
  14. A Buddy Rich Memorial Playlist Jazz A Buddy Rich Memorial Play… The great drummer-bandleader, who died on this day in 1987, performs "Big Swing Face," "Channel One Suite" and more from '67-'82. A Buddy Rich Memorial Playlist
  15. Eric Schoenberg Picks on the Beatles Folk & Bluegrass Eric Schoenberg Picks on t… The fingerstyle guitarist performs "Here, There And Everywhere" and "My Guitar Gently Weeps" and several rags in this 1976 solo set. Eric Schoenberg Picks on the Beatles Great American Music Hall Sep 2, 1976
  16. Borat as Freddie Mercury? Rock Borat as Freddie Mercury? Brian May recently dispelled rumors of Sascha Baron Cohen starring as the late Queen frontman in an upcoming bio pic. Hear them in 1977. Borat as Freddie Mercury? Maida Vale Studio Oct 28, 1977
  17. Leon Russell at the Fillmore East, 1970 Rock Leon Russell at the Fillmo… The singer-songwriter, who turns 73 today, performs his signature "A Song for You" and covers Bob Dylan's "Girl From the North Country." Leon Russell at the Fillmore East, 1970 Fillmore East Nov 20, 1970
  18. Larry Coryell's Lightning Licks Jazz Larry Coryell's Lightning … Hear the fusion guitar pioneer, who turns 72 today, with Gary Burton's quartet, the Eleventh House, Philip Catherine and solo in this playlist. Larry Coryell's Lightning Licks
  19. Welcome, April! Jazz Welcome, April! Celebrate the arrival of this Spring month with April-related songs by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Sara Vaughan, Joe Pass and Pat Metheny. Welcome, April!
  20. Joan Baez & Bob Dylan Duets Folk & Bluegrass Joan Baez & Bob Dylan Duets The two kindred spirits and former lovers perform "Blowin' in the Wind" and "I Shall Be Released" on the Rolling Thunder Revue tour of 1975. Joan Baez & Bob Dylan Duets
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