C. Michael Bailey joined All About Jazz in 1997
Michael wants to know if Gene Harris is playing "Summertime" in Heaven with Ray Brown.
Live Jazz is perhaps the most natural creative state in music. Performing jazz means a musician must create a work of art on the spot, composition in real time. In this series, I hope to highlight historic events where this invention has not been merely successful, but transcendent.
At The Village Vanguard Bill Evans (1961)
At Antibes Charles Mingus (1960)
At Birdland John Coltrane (1963)
At Massey Hall The Quintet (1953)
At The Village Vanguard John Coltrane (1961)
At Newport 1956 Duke Ellington (1956)
At The Half Note Wes Montgomery (1965)
At The Plugged Nickel Miles Davis (1965)
At The Village Vanguard Sonny Rollins (1957)
Concert By The Sea Erroll Garner (1955)
#11 - The Best of the Rest ...
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