Category Archives: Concert

Coast Concert-Bobby Hackett and his Jazz Band (1955)

Hackett’s allstar group featuring Jack Teagarden-vocals,trombone, Nappy Lamare-guitar,banjo, Matty Matlock-clarinet, Abe Lincoln-trombone, Phil Stevens-tuba, Don Owens-piano and Nick Fatool-drums. Nine tracks recorded at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Everyone is in top form. The album runs a bit over … Continue reading

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Live On Stage-Town Hall,New York-Lee Wiley

Twenty music tracks from 1944 and a fourteen minute interview from 1968. She was one of the great stylists and belongs in every music fans collection. Highlights include: “I Can’t get Started”, “Old Folks”, “Someone To Watch Over Me” and … Continue reading

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Performance 1957-Chris Barber’s Jazz Band Feat.Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Traditional Jazz with a Gospel feel. This is a classic album with fourteen tracks. The combination is first class. Highlights include: “Down By The Riverside”, “Old Time Religion” and “Washington & Lee Swing.” Other cover:

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Dennis The Menace (1959-63)

Hank Ketchum’s cartoon comes to life with Jay North playing Dennis Mitchell. Herbert Anderson is his father Henry and Gloria Henry is his mother Alice. Joseph Kearns is their suffering neighbor George Wilson. Sylvia Field is his wife Martha. Billy Booth is … Continue reading

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Carnegie Hall Concert-Glenn Miller (1939)

The concert is from Oct9ober 6, 1939. Nine tracks in all. Vocalists were Ray Eberle and Marion Hutton. Tex Beneke is here too. Highlights include: “Moonlight Serenade/Running Wild”, “Bugle Call Rag” with a great drum solo from Mo Purtill and … Continue reading

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Ellington At Newport 1956-Duke Ellington 2 CD’s

The concert that became a legend thanks in large part to sax man Paul Gonsalves twenty-seven chorus solo on “Diminuendo And Crescendo In Blue.” This album belongs in every Jazz fans collection…actually every music fans collection. This 2 CD set is … Continue reading

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Sarah Vaughan Live In Tokyo (1973)

One of the best concerts by any Jazz singer. It was recorded at the Nakano Sun Plaza Hall, September 24, 1973. This is a 2 CD set with twenty-eight tracks. The trio is Carl Schroeder-Piano, John Gianelli-Bass and Jimmy Cobb-Drums. … Continue reading

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