Concert Vault

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  1. Remembering Wild Bill Davis Jazz Remembering Wild Bill Davis The pioneering Hammond organ player, who died on this day in 1995, peforms "Checkered Hat" and "Cubano Chant" in this 1974 trio set. Remembering Wild Bill Davis Carnegie Hall Jul 1, 1974
  2. A Woodstock 10th Anniversary Concert Rock A Woodstock 10th Anniversa… Canned Heat, Johnny Winter, John Sebastian, Jorma Kaukonen and others perform at the 1979 jam in Parr Meadows, Long Island. A Woodstock 10th Anniversary Concert
  3. A Tribute to the King Rock A Tribute to the King Elvis Presley, who died on this day in 1977, is feted by Link Wray, Doc Watson, Kim Carnes, Grateful Dead and Pete Townshend in this playlist A Tribute to the King
  4. A Birthday Salute to Bill Evans Jazz A Birthday Salute to Bill … The brilliant pianist who brought a new harmonic sensibility to jazz was born on this day in 1929. Hear a great trio set at Carnegie Hall in 1976. A Birthday Salute to Bill Evans Newport Jazz Festival New York Jun 25, 1976
  5. Happy Birthday, Madonna! Rock Happy Birthday, Madonna! The Material Girl turns 58 today. Hear her perform her hits "Holiday," "Into the Groove" and "Love Makes the World Go Round" in 1985. Happy Birthday, Madonna! JFK Stadium Jul 13, 1985
  6. R.I.P. Bobby Hutcherson Jazz R.I.P. Bobby Hutcherson The vibraphonist-composer died yesterday at age 75. Hear him in a Vibes Workshop and with the John Handy Quintet at Newport '67. R.I.P. Bobby Hutcherson
  7. A Woodstock 30th Anniversary Celebration Rock A Woodstock 30th Anniversa… Day 2 of the original Woodstock Festival happened on this day in 1969. Hear a list of bands perform at the 1999 edition of that Aquarian bash. A Woodstock 30th Anniversary Celebration
  8. Mountain's Massive Attack Rock Mountain's Massive Attack Guitarist Leslie West showcases his humungous tone on "Mississippi Queen" and "Nantucket Sleighride" in this 1970 Fillmore East set. Mountain's Massive Attack Fillmore East Dec 31, 1970
  9. Oscar Peterson Trio at Newport, '59 Jazz Oscar Peterson Trio at New… The prodigious pianist, born on this day in 1925, dazzles on Clifford Brown's "Daahoud" and Dizzy Gillespie's bop anthem "Woody N' You." Oscar Peterson Trio at Newport, '59 Newport Jazz Festival Jul 3, 1959
  10. Jimmy Webb at the Record Plant, '75 Rock Jimmy Webb at the Record P… The prolific pop songwriter, who turns 70 today, premieres new songs like "The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress" and "Rose" in this intimate set. Jimmy Webb at the Record Plant, '75 Record Plant Nov 16, 1975
  11. Stix Hooper Puts It In the Pocket Jazz Stix Hooper Puts It In the… The drummer and founding member of The Crusaders turns 78 today. Hear him groove on "Stomp and Buck Dance" the the group in 1974. Stix Hooper Puts It In the Pocket Avery Fisher Hall Jul 4, 1974
  12. Video: Highlights of Woodstock '94 Rock watch video Video: Highlights of Woods… On this day in 1969, the Woodstock Festival opened. See Aerosmith, Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers and more at the 25th anniversary bash. Video: Highlights of Woodstock '94 Woodstock 94 Aug 12, 1994
  13. Happy Birthday, Larry Graham! Rock Happy Birthday, Larry Graham! The father of funky slap bass turns 70 today. Hear him get down with his Graham Central Station in this two-hour set from Tramps in 1995. Happy Birthday, Larry Graham! Tramps Aug 2, 1995
  14. Remembering Roy Buchanan Blues Remembering Roy Buchanan The late, great guitar player passed away on this day in 1988. Hear his cathartic, toe-curling licks on "Five String Blues" and "Hey Joe" in 1973. Remembering Roy Buchanan Central Park Jun 30, 1973
  15. George Shearing's Burnished Brass Jazz George Shearing's Burnishe… The pianist-composer premieres his 16-piece band on swinging renditions of "Lulu's Back in Town" and "Cheek to Cheek" in 1959. George Shearing's Burnished Brass Newport Jazz Festival Jul 2, 1959
  16. Asleep at the Wheel's Texas Swing 'n Boogie Country Asleep at the Wheel's Texa… Ray Benson leads the Austin-based band on "Route 66," Louis Jordan's "Choo Choo Ch'Boogie" and "San Antonio Rose" in this '96 set. Asleep at the Wheel's Texas Swing 'n Boogie Tramps Apr 17, 1996
  17. Janis Joplin at the Fillmore East, '69 Rock Janis Joplin at the Fillmo… The legendary singer leads her own band on "Raise Your Hand" and "Summertime" shortly after leaving Big Brother & The Holding Company. Janis Joplin at the Fillmore East, '69 Fillmore East Feb 12, 1969
  18. Remembering Les Paul Jazz Remembering Les Paul The legendary guitarist-inventor died on this day in 2009. Hear him with a bevy of guest guitarists celebrating his 88th birthday at Iridium. Remembering Les Paul Iridium Jun 9, 2003
  19. George Jones at Paradise, '82 Country George Jones at Paradise, '82 The greatest country singer ever puts his soulful stamp on "The Race Is On," "Bartender's Blues" and "He Stopped Loving Her Today" in Boston. George Jones at Paradise, '82 Paradise Mar 16, 1982
  20. Pat Metheny Group in Chicago, '87 Jazz Pat Metheny Group in Chica… The guitarist-composer, who turns 62 today, performs "Last Train Home," "Third Wind" and other tunes from Still Life (Talking). Pat Metheny Group in Chicago, '87 Vic Theater Dec 1, 1987
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