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Video: Grover Washington, …
The sax icon seamlessly shifts from smooth jazz ("Winelight") to straight ahead ("Stella By Starlight") at the 1988 Newport Jazz Festival.
Eddie Money Wants to Be a …
The raspy-voiced singer turns 65 today. See him perform material from his self-titled debut in this revved-up concert video from 1977.
Happy Birthday, Carl Palmer!
The virtuoso drummer of Emerson, Lake & Palmer fame turns 64 today. Hear him showcased on "Tank/Enemy of God" in this '77 concert.
Remembering Maestro Gil Evans
The composer-arranger-bandleader died on this day in 1988. Hear him lead his band through "Blues in Orbit" and "Zee Zee" in this 1973 set.
'Long Tall' Marcia Ball in…
The two-fisted 'Fess-inspired N'awlins pianist turns 65 today. Hear her perform her signature tunes "Red Beans" and "La Te Da" in this '97 set.
Remembering Jerry Reed
The late guitar picker would've turned 77 today. Hear his downhome humorous story songs like "The Bird" and "Amos Moses" in 1982.
Pat Metheny's Fretboard Fa…
The phenomenal guitarist performs solo and with his trio of bassist Christian McBride and drummer Antonio Sanchez at '03 Newport.
Clarence "Frogman" Henry S…
The New Orleans R&B singer turns 77 today. Hear him perform his 1956 hit "Ain't Got No Home" in this 1981 set from the Superdome.
Video: Harry Connick, Jr. …
The popular actor and vocalist stretches out on piano in this set of instrumentals from his
album at 2004 Newport.
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Gordon Lightfoot's Canadia…
The Ontario singer-songwriter premieres material from his third album,
Did She Mention My Name?
, in this 1968 Fillmore set.
Monk Plays Monk at Newport…
The drummer son of a bona fide jazz legend, Thelonious Sphere Monk III leads his sextet through tunes from his debut,
Santana in South America, '73
This fascinating documentary (in Spanish) captures Carlos Santana's group on tour at the peak of their exploration into fusion music.
Video: Wynton Marsalis' 'M…
The Grammy-winning trumpeter-composer premieres material from his latest opus with his quintet at the 1989 Newport Jazz Festival.
Keb' Mo's Post-Modern Appeal
The neo-Delta blues star performs tunes from his Grammy-winning second album,
Just Like You
, in this 1997 Tramps set.
Wilson Pickett's Soul-Stir…
The Wicked Pickett sings "In the Midnight Hour," "Mustang Sally," "Funky Broadway" and "Land of 1,000 Dances" in this '94 Tramps set.
Happy Birthday, Charley Pr…
The '70s country star turns 76 today. Hear him perform his hit "Kiss An Angel Good Mornin'" and cover "For the Good Times" in 1985.
Allman Brothers' 'Enlighte…
As ABB kicks off its final March run at NYC's Beacon Theatre, see them in a 1979 concert video with Dickey Betts and Dan Toler on guitars.
Van Morrison Tours the Old…
We can think of no better guide through the Emerald Isle on this St. Patrick's Day than soulful Irishman Van Morrison.
Video: The Rite of Strings…
The supergroup of guitarist Al Di Meola, violinist Jean-Luc Ponty and bassist Stanley Clarke perform new material from their self-titled debut.
Video: Chick Corea Salutes…
The pianist joins drummer Roy Haynes, saxophonist Joshua Redman, trumpeter Wallace Roney and bassist Christian McBride at '96 Newport.