2/11/24 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ: Charles Mingus & Eric Dolphy, Palais des Congrès de Liège, Belgium, April 19th, 1964

 

 

Charles Mingus (contrabass), Eric Dolphy (alto sax, bass clarinet, flute) Clifford Jordan (tenor sax), John Artur Byard Jr (piano) Charles Dannie Richmond (drums). Continue reading

1/14/24 O&A NYC O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Dizzy Gillespie Quintet – (Jazz 625) 1966

Humphrey Lyttelton and Neneh Cherry introduces a session by trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie accompanied by Rudy Collins, Christopher White, Kenny Barren and James Moody. Continue reading

12/31/23 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ: Miles Davis- We Three Kings


A special Miles Davis moment when he performed We Three Kings. Continue reading

6/11/23 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Jazz Icons – Oscar Peterson – Live In ’63, ’64, ’65

This release contains sixteen songs performed by the legendary jazz pianist Oscar Peterson with the assistance of some stellar sidemen. Culled from three different live appearances, the setlist includes Reunion Blues, But Not For Me, It Ain’t Necessarily So Soon and Yours Is My Heart Alone. Continue reading

5/7/23 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Untamed Elegance Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis (Full Concert) 

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. The Roaring Twenties were defined by jazz. A grand decade when “the parties were bigger, the pace was faster, the buildings were higher, the morals looser.” 

Continue reading

4/23/23 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Art Blakey, Thelonious Monk, Kai Winding, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt, live 1971 • World of Jazz

The Giants Of Jazz are: Art Blakey, Thelonious Monk, Kai Winding, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt, with Al McKibbon on bass gave a live performance on the Newport Jazz Festival October 31, 1971 in De Doelen Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Continue reading

4/16/23 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Spyro Gyra Live | Leverkusener Jazztage 2022 | Jazz Line

 

Spyro Gyra rose from humble beginnings in Buffalo, New York in 1974 to their current international prominence in the jazz world. Every year they continue to exhibit how to remain among a relative handful of artists who will be able to say that they have worked constantly in their 50 year  career in the year 2024. Continue reading

1/22/23 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Grover Washington Jr. – Newport Jazz Festival

Grover Washington Jr.  was a jazz-funk, soul-jazz saxophonist. Along with Wes Montgomery and George Benson, he is considered by many to be one of the founders of the smooth jazz genre. He wrote some of his material and later became an arranger and producer. Continue reading

11/27/22 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite- Quantum of the Seas Orchestra

unknown

On Christmas Eve, 2015, the Quantum of the Seas Orchestra performed the entire Duke Ellington version of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite.
Continue reading

11/19/22 O&A NYC SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ CONCERT: Esperanza Spalding Quartet- Jazz Sous les Pommiers 2008″

\
The supremely talented Esperanza Spalding leads her outfit through a moving concert at the 2008 Jazz Sous Les Pommiers. Continue reading