I picked up a Blue Note box set titled One Night with Blue Note Preserved. It contains a concert presented at Town Hall, NYC in February of 1985 which relaunched the historic label after years of dormancy. Tonight, in addition to selections from this concertHerbie Hancock, Art Blakey, McCoy Tyner and otherswe'll explore other live recordings from Town Hall. Artists include: Louis Armstrong, Thelonious Monk, Nina Simone, Ornette Coleman, Bill Evans, Sara Vaughn, Cecil Taylor and others.
Thelonious Monk "Little Rootie Tootie" from Thelonious Monk Orchestra At Town Hall (Riverside Records) 01:55
Nina Simone "Fine and Mellow" from Essential Works (Diggers Factory) 10:51
Louis Armstrong "Back O' Town Blues" from Louis Armstrong and His All Stars 1947 (Diggers Factory) 15:13
Lester Young "Just You, Just Me" from One Night Stand: The Town Hall Concert (Blue Note) 19:33
Sarah Vaughan "Just You, Just Me" from One Night Stand: The Town Hall Concert (Blue Note) 24:55
Bill Evans "Spring is Here" from Bill Evans at Town Hall Concert (Verve) 29:28
Ornette Coleman "Sadness" from Ornette Coleman Town Hall 1962 (ESP Disk) 34:27
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