Concert Vault

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  1. Satchmo In Memorium Jazz Satchmo In Memorium The legendary trumpeter and iconic jazz figure Louis Armstrong died on this day in 1971. Hear him with his All-Stars at '60 Newport. Satchmo In Memorium Newport Jazz Festival Jul 1, 1960
  2. Happy Birthday, Michael Shrieve! Rock Happy Birthday, Michael Sh… The drummer turns 65 today. Hear him with Santana, Novo Combo, Stomu Yamashta's Go and in a solo drum concert in this playlist. Happy Birthday, Michael Shrieve!
  3. Jackie Moms Mabley & Oscar Brown Jr. Jazz Jackie Moms Mabley & Oscar… Three days after President Lyndon Johnson's signing of the Civil Rights Act, the standup comedian and singer get political at '64 Newport. Jackie Moms Mabley & Oscar Brown Jr.
  4. Video: Robbie Robertson's Last Waltz Rock watch video Video: Robbie Robertson's … The guitarist-singer turns 71 today. See him in the full 4-hour concert by The Band at Winterland in 1976. Video: Robbie Robertson's Last Waltz Winterland Nov 25, 1976
  5. Robert Plant Doing It for Love Rock Robert Plant Doing It for … Led Zeppelin's frontman leads the Rant Band on "Hey Joe," "Ramble On" and "7 And 7 Is" in this benefit concert for Love's Arthur Lee. Robert Plant Doing It for Love Beacon Theatre Jun 23, 2006
  6. Funk Fridays: James Brown Is Super Bad Rock watch video Funk Fridays: James Brown … The Godfather of Soul, whose life story is coming to the big screen next month in "Get On Up," gets on the goodfoot in this 1986 concert. Funk Fridays: James Brown Is Super Bad Rock Influence Jan 26, 1986
  7. Have a Happy Fourth! Featured Have a Happy Fourth! From the Boston Pops and the Philly Pops to James Brown, Ray Charles, Bruce Springsteen and Jimi Hendrix, this playlist celebrates America. Have a Happy Fourth!
  8. Salsa de Berkeley's Scintillating Grooves Jazz Salsa de Berkeley's Scinti… The Bay Area Latin jazz band performs infectious, clave-fueled jams like "Samba de Brazil," "Brute Force" and "Puerto Rico" in this 1974 set. Salsa de Berkeley's Scintillating Grooves Record Plant Sep 26, 1974
  9. Mike Mainieri at 7th Avenue South, '81 Jazz Mike Mainieri at 7th Avenu… The vibraphonist, who turns 76 today, performs tunes from Wanderlust with Bob Mintzer, Eddie Gomez, Omar Hakim and Warren Bernhardt. Mike Mainieri at 7th Avenue South, '81 7th Ave South Club Dec 21, 1981
  10. Edgar Winter's Monster Hit Rock Edgar Winter's Monster Hit The Texas-bred keyboardist-saxophonist unveils his instrumental "Frankenstein" at this 1972 concert featuring guitarist Ronnie Montrose. Edgar Winter's Monster Hit Syria Mosque Theater Nov 3, 1972
  11. John Klemmer's Smooth Sax Jazz John Klemmer's Smooth Sax The popular tenorist leads a quintet featuring Bob James, John Abercrombie, Tony Levin and Steve Gadd in this 1975 concert. John Klemmer's Smooth Sax Carnegie Hall Jul 2, 1975
  12. Video: Wyclef Jean at Woodstock, '99 Rock watch video Video: Wyclef Jean at Wood… The Haitian-American hip hop star inteprets the Bee Gees' "Staying Alive," Elvis' "Jailhouse Rock" and Janis Joplin's "Piece of My Heart." Video: Wyclef Jean at Woodstock, '99 Woodstock 99 East Stage Jul 24, 1999
  13. Johnny Hartman's Sublime Ballads Jazz Johnny Hartman's Sublime B… The classy, silky-toned baritone singer delivers with rare soul on "Sophisticated Lady," "Lush Life" and "September Song" in this 1975 set. Johnny Hartman's Sublime Ballads Avery Fisher Hall Jul 1, 1975
  14. Mississippi Fred McDowell's Delta Blues Blues Mississippi Fred McDowell'… The bottleneck slide guitarist, who died on this day in 1972, performs a chilling rendition of "Shake "Em On Down" at the '68 Newport Folk Fest. Mississippi Fred McDowell's Delta Blues Newport Folk Festival Jul 27, 1968
  15. Reimagining Bob Dylan Rock Reimagining Bob Dylan A host of artists, many of whom appeared on the Dylan biopic soundtrack I'm Not There, interpret Bob's tunes in this 2007 concert. Reimagining Bob Dylan Beacon Theatre Nov 7, 2007
  16. Dizzy & Sassy Play Monk Jazz Dizzy & Sassy Play Monk Jazz diva Sarah Vaughan introduces surprise guest Dizzy Gillespie in the middle of her sublime rendition of "'Round Midnight" in this 1975 set. Dizzy & Sassy Play Monk Great American Music Hall Apr 5, 1975
  17. Badass Wanda Jackson Rock watch video Badass Wanda Jackson The proto-rocker and "First Lady of Rockabilly," who hit big in 1960 with "Let's Have a Party," is still rocking at age 76 in this 2011 video. Badass Wanda Jackson Loft Apr 15, 2011
  18. Remembering Ray Brown Jazz Remembering Ray Brown The hugely influential bassist died on this day in 2002. Hear him with the Oscar Peterson Trio in Newport concerts from 1959 to 1965. Remembering Ray Brown
  19. A Marion Williams Memorial Folk & Bluegrass A Marion Williams Memorial The great gospel music singer passed over on this day in 1994. Hear with Prof. Thomas A. Dorsey in this 1975 Carnegie Hall concert. A Marion Williams Memorial Carnegie Hall Jun 28, 1975
  20. Herbie Mann's Flute Excursions Jazz Herbie Mann's Flute Excurs… The bandleader and world music pioneer died on this day in 2003. Hear a three-hour playlist of his various ensembles from 1959-1989. Herbie Mann's Flute Excursions
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