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Barney Kessel 1989
... at a concert with the Great Guitars in Leonberg/Germany - here featured without the other guitarists.
(448 KB, 34 kbps, 1:45 min.)
Thelonious Monk 1970
Monk in a studio appearance from Paris/France playing "Nice Work If You Can Get It" - in the harlem-stride piano style!!!
(432 KB, 34 kbps, 1:41 min.)
Wes Montgomery 1965
Great Wes with "West Coast Blues" in a studio concert from Hamburg with an all-star big band - amongst them: Johnny Griffin, Hans Koller, Martial Solal.
(481 KB, 34 kbps, 1:53 min.)
Ben Webster 1973
Saxophone legend Webster in a german TV sesseion with his old friend Oscar Peterson (p), NHOP (b) and Tony Insalaco (dr)
(471 KB, 34 kbps, 1:50 min.)
Albert Mangelsdorff 1963
The famous german trombonist together with the German All Stars.
(187 KB, 34 kbps, 0:43 min.)
T-Bone Walker 1962
the godfather of all blues guitarists in a german TV session.
(338 KB, 34 kbps, 1:11 min.)
Coleman Hawkins & Earl Hines 1966
... in a TV studio concert from New York.
(427 KB, 34 kbps, 1:41 min.)
The Giants of Jazz 1971
Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Al McKibbon, Art Blakey, Sonny Stitt + Kai Winding are the members of this all star band performing in Rotterdam 1971.
(485 KB, 34 kbps, 1:52 min.)
Gerry Mulligan Big Band 1982
Ending sequence of "Line For Lyons" played at the North Sea JF at The Hague.
(432 KB, 34 kbps, 1:41 min.)
Sonny Boy Williamson 1963
The legendary Blues vocalist and harmonica player in a tv studio concert from Denmark
(539 KB, 34 kbps, 2:06 min.)
Rachel Z Trio 1996
See these three nice ladies and listen to their fine music! - Rachel Z (p), Patricia Deslauries (b), Cindy Blackman (dr) at a concert at "Fabrik" in Hamburg.
(383 KB, 34 kbps, 1:30 min.)
John McLaughlin 1994
Guitarist John McLaughlin (Mahavishnu) with his organ trio (Joey Di Francesco + Dennis Chambers) at a concert in Hamburg/Germany soloing on "My Favorite Things".
(441 KB, 34 kbps, 1:43 min.)
Eddie Jefferson 1979
Bebop singer Eddie Jefferson with the Richie Cole Quartet in a club scene from Chicago (two days before he was shot) - the title is "How High The Moon/Ornithology".
(392 KB, 34 kbps, 1:32 min.)
Bud Powell 1959
The famous bebop pianist Bud Powell here together with Pierre Michelot (b) and Kenny Clarke (dr) in a club sequence from Paris.
(240 KB, 34 kbps, 0:55 min.)
Dexter Gordon 1971
... playing "Fried Bananas" with Kenny Drew, N.-H. Oersted-Pedersen and Albert Heath(?) in a club appearance (probably the "Montmatre") in Copenhagen.
(404 KB, 34 kbps, 1:34 min.)
Erroll Garner 1972
... in an a studio concert in Paris soloing over an unusual fast version of "The Shadow Of Your Smile".
(268 KB, 34 kbps, 1:02 min.)
Nat Adderley 1989
... he died recently at the age of 68! Here you can watch a clip from a German TV concert of 1989 together with Vincent Herring (as), Alvin Batiste (cl), Larry Willis (p), Walter Booker (b) and Jimmy Cobb (dr) - the title is Hi-fly.
(315 KB, 34 kbps, 1:14 min.)
Lennie Tristano 1965
... again from the Berlin Jazz Festival 1965 a very rare appearance of Lennie Tristano, the major innovator of Cool Jazz!
(264 KB, 34 kbps, 1:01 min.)
Bill Evans 1965
... here in a concert from the Berlin Jazz Festival 1965 together with (young) Niels-Henning Řersted-Pedersen (b) and Alan Dawson (dr) playing "Beautiful Love".
(194 KB, 34 kbps, 0:46 min.)
Jimmy Smith Trio 1962
Quentin Warren (g), D.Bailey (dr) and Jimmy Smith playing "Mack The Knife" in a US TV concert (Jazz Scene USA with host Oscar Brown Jr.).
(549 KB, 34 kbps, 2:09 min.)
Dizzy Gillespie Big Band
... here in a 1968 TV concert from Copenhagen starting with his solo on "Things To Come". The arrangement of this powerful Bebop-Big-Band-number is the same as he had with his first Big Band in 1946.
(480 KB, 34 kbps, 1:30 min.)
Charlie Parker & Coleman Hawkins
New York 1950
Very rare appearance of those two giant saxophonists together!
The material (picture and sound) has been recorded separately and was put together afterwards. This is one of the two much too short movie footages of Charlie Parker that are existing.
(483 KB, 34 kbps, 1:53 min.)
Pat Martino 1987
The outstanding guitarist with the title "Do you have a name".
(239 KB, 34 kbps, 0:55 min.)
Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland
Big Band 1970
My favourite Big Band in a concert in Zürich/Switzerland featuring the two(!) drummers Kenny Clarke and Kenny Clare, so the title is "Kenny & Kenny".
(430 KB, 34 kbps, 1:37 min.)
George Shearing Quintet 1950
This legendary group doesn´t play in the famous Shearing style here - you can view and listen to the beginning of "Swedish Pastry" with a solo of the guitarist Chuck Wayne
(305 KB, 34 kbps, 1:10 min.)
Michel Petrucciani 1996
This outstanding pianist died just a few days ago! See him interpreting "My Funny Valentine" in a german tv concert!
(332 KB, 34 kbps, 1:16 min.)
Art Blakey´s Jazz Messengers 1961
Blakey with Wayne Shorter, Lee Morgan, Bobby Timmons, Jymie Merritt in Tokyo/Japan 1961 playing that wonderful Bobby Timmons composition "Dat Dere"!
(309 KB, 34 kbps, 1:11 min.)
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 1961
... playing 3 saxes at the same time (a real multi instrumentalist!)
- German TV-Concert
(114 KB, 34 kbps, 0:25 min.)
Miles Davis Quintet 1964A german TV-concert with my favorite Miles Davis band, recorded in Karlsruhe - with: Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Tony Williams
(324 KB, 34 kbps, 1:14 min.)
Trio 1957: "Blue Monk"
Monk with one of his originals in probably the best Jazz Movie which was ever made: "The Sound of Jazz" (with many of the famous musicians of that time: Billie Holiday, Count Basie, Coleman Hawkins, Jimmy Guiffre, Lester Young, Roy Eldridge, Rex Stewart, Gerry Mulligan ... and so on!)
(148 KB, 34 kbps, 31 sec.)
Sextet 1963: "Jessica´s Birthday"
Cannonball with his brother Nat, Yusef Lateef, Joe Zawinul, Sam Jones and Louis Hayes in a German TV special from 1963!
(161 KB, 34kbps, 36 sec.)
Quartet 1965: "Jingles"
Nearly exactly 30 years ago - on the 15th of June 1968, to be specific - Wes Montgomery died at the age of 43. In this video - recorded for the English TV Jazz Series "Jazz 625" - he presents a long chorus of "Jingles" using his thumb and his typical octave technique.
(435 KB, 64kbps, 1 minute)
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