2/14/21 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Soundies: Jazz And Jive (1940s)

Soundies were an early form of music video. Developed prior to television, they played on 16mm film projectors that were viewed on small screens like a video jukebox and captured some of the top artists of the day. Continue reading

11/15/20 SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ COINCERT: Christian Scott-Christian aTunde Adjuah: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

Christian aTunde Adjuah is a two-disc studio album by fellow African-American jazz artist Christian Scott released on July 31,2012 by Concord Records. Continue reading

9/27/20 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Chet Baker Live – Blue In Green

Chesney Henry “Chet” Baker Jr. jazz artist and a vocalist. He is known for major innovations within the cool jazz subgenre leading him to be nicknamed the prince of cool. Continue reading

9/13/20 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ: Untamed Elegance – Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Watch the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis commemorate the Jazz Age with Untamed Elegance a suite composed by master saxophonist and veteran JLCO member Victor Goines. Continue reading

7/26/20 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON AFTERNOON JAZZ: Bill Evans Live at Molde Jazz Festival

Great performance by Bill Evans Trio at Molde Jazz Festival 1980. How amazing to witness this performance of Bill’s final trio performing in Norway. Miles Davis said that Bill Evans plays the piano the way it should be played. Continue reading

5/24/20 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Miles Davis Quintet Live at Teatro dell’Arte in Milan, Italy (October 11, 1964)

 Miles Davis Quintet live at Teatro dell’Arte in Milan, Italy, October 11, 1964. Continue reading

5/17/20 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ: Miles Davis – So What

So What is the first track on the 1959 album Kind of Blue by jazz artist,  Miles Davis. It is one of the best known examples of modal Jazz, set in the Dorian mode and consisting of 16 bars of D Dorian, followed by eight bars of E♭ Dorian and another eight of D Dorian. Continue reading

3/8/20 O&A NYC SUNDAY JAZZ CONCERT: Lena Horne- The Lady and Her Music (1982)

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Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music, a Broadway musical revue, written for and starring American singer and actress Lena Horne. The show opened on May 12, 1981, and after 333 performances, closed on June 30, 1982, Horne’s 65th birthday. Continue reading

2/23/20 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Saint John Coltrane- A Love Supreme (BBC Documentary 2004)

In the film documentary Saint John Coltrane – A Love Supreme – BBC Documentary (2004) Alan Yentob examines the legend of jazz saxophonist John Coltrane whose obsession with music is matched by an equally obsessive following all over the world. Continue reading