The great trio with Israel Crosby and Vernel Fournier at the height of its powers in 1959. This comes from the CBS television show the Robert Herridge...
This 1971 footage opens with Dexter warming up in the dressing room and then in performance at the famed Copenhagen club with Kenny Drew on piano and ...
A beautiful, incisive version of Thelonious Monk’s “Bemsha Swing” by the great Woody Shaw with Stanley Cowell, David Williams and Teri-Lyne Carrington...
Louis Armstrong and his All Stars with Edmond Hall and Trummy Young on the 1958 Timex TV show performing Kid Ory's "Muskrat Ramble". Because this is t...
The Stan Tracey trio with a very young Rick Laird backs up Wes on this 1965 British taping of one of Montgomery’s better known compositions.
Nearly five minutes of Groucho Marx and Margaret Dumont from what has been cited as one of the best Marx Brothers films, “Duck Soup” from 1933.
A killer 1964 performance of "Royal Garden Blues" from Eddie Condon's All Stars with fiery solos from Edmond Hall, Wild Bill Davison, Cutty Cutshall a...
Where else but in an Abbott & Costello movie (“Ride Em Cowboy” - 1941) would you find The Merry Macs and Ella Fitzgerald in a bus in the desert with E...
Stan Kenton’s band from a 1944 Soundie featuring bassist Eddie Safranski, Buddy Childers and Freddie Zito on “Southern Scandal” (a take-off on the the...
This background into the escolas de samba gives a glimpse into the eighth wonder of the world - the night the schools of samba down the main street in...