Concert Vault

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  1. A Salute to Freddie Hubbard Jazz A Salute to Freddie Hubbard The late, great trumpeter, who was born on this day in 1938, plays his classics "Hub-Tones," "First Light" and "Red Clay" in this 3-hour playlist. A Salute to Freddie Hubbard
  2. A Billie Holiday Centennial Playlist Jazz A Billie Holiday Centennia… The iconic Lady Day (born Eleanora Fagan 100 years ago today) is saluted by George Wein, John Hammond and a host of regal singers. A Billie Holiday Centennial Playlist
  3. A Warren Haynes Birthday Playlist Rock A Warren Haynes Birthday P… The guitar great turns 55 today. Hear him with the Allman Brothers Band, Phil Lesh & Friends, Gov't Mule and leading his own group. A Warren Haynes Birthday Playlist
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
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