New Orleans jazz tonight! Pete Fountain * Louis Armstrong & Billie Holiday * Louis Armstrong * Jim Robinson's New Orleans Band * Gerry Mulligan Quartet * Percy Humphrey's Crescent City Joymakers * Ella Fitzgerald & Duke Ellington * Bobby Hackett * Louis Prima * James Rivers * New Orleans' Own The Dukes of Dixieland * James Rivers * Preservation Hall Jazz Band * Roy Clark & Joe Pass
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First some cool jazz from Gerry Mulligan, then Ella sings the blues. Gabor Szabo on guitar, Frank Wess performs on flute, Toots Thielemans is live on harmonica. Eva Cassidy duets with Chuck Brown, Etta Jones performs live with Houston Person. Winston Walls and Brother Jack McDuff have Georgia on their minds, on the organ. Taylor Eigsti is live at Filoli; yes, he was 16 years old when this was recorded…. And then Rodrigo y Gabriela do some dazzling guitar and violin.
An hour of mellow mostly sax tonight. Nat King Cole on vocals, then: Lester Young with the Oscar Peterson Trio * Johnny Hodges * Art Pepper * Ella Fitzgerald with Duke Ellington * Gerry Mulligan * Paul Gonsalves * Stanley Turrentine * John Coltrane * Cannonball Adderley * Wes Montgomery * Paul Desmond * Rahsaan Roland Kirk * John Klemmer
West coast cool, mellow 70’s jazz tonight; then Abbey Lincoln, and Abdullah Ibrahim from the 1990’s. Keely Smith * Paul Desmond, Gerry Mulligan * Dave Brubeck * Bill Evans Trio featuring Stan Getz * Oliver Nelson * Dave Grusin * Howard McGhee * Abbey Lincoln * Abdullah Ibrahim * The Godfathers Of Groove
It’s cool jazz, soul jazz, a little bossa nova. Plus Al Jarreau’s Take Five, and some modern jazz guitar tonight. Jacy Parker * Charlie Parker & His Quintet * Ethel Ennis * Ruby Braff * Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong * Sam Lazar * Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete * Stanley Turrentine * Al Jarreau * Howard Roberts * Don Thompson & Pat La Barbera
Tonight: some swing, some mainstream jazz, and featuring the vocals of Eva Cassidy -- a great crossover artist from the early 1990’s. Eva Cassidy * Duke Ellington and His Orchestra & Oscar Peterson * Clark Terry, Paul Gonsalves * Johnny Hodges * Frank Sinatra * Ella Fitzgerald & Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra * Weather Report * Toshiko Akiyoshi * Gerry Mulligan * The Ray Brown Trio * Eva Cassidy & Chuck Brown * Jim Hall
Contemporary jazz artists performing jazz standards. Wynton Marsalis, Dianne Reeves, the Waverley Seven. Alex Pangman, Fabrizio Bosso, Sophie Berkal-Sarbit. Junior Mance, Madeleine Peyroux, The Rosenberg Trio, and the Dan Brubeck Quartet.
Cool, soul, and jazz guitar tonight! Julie London * Sam Butera * Thelonious Monk * Johnny Hodges * Red Garland * Howard Roberts * Count Basie & Ella Fitzgerald * Gil Evans * Gabor Szabo * Monty Alexander * The Rosenberg Trio * Stanley Jordan * Waverly Seven
Some swing, some West Coast cool, some soul jazz, and more tonight!
Benny Goodman * Shorty Rogers & His Giants * Stan Getz with Gerry Mulligan * Big Miller & the Bob Florence Big Band * James Clay * Ella Fitzgerald * Oscar Peterson * Stéphane Grappelli & Stuff Smith * Johnny Hodges & Wild Bill Davis * Clark Terry & Chico O'Farrill * Clark Terry with the Oscar Peterson Trio * Earl Hines * Rosemary Clooney & John Pizzarelli * George Benson
60’s jazz tonight! Soul, blues, gypsy guitar, and more. Ella Fitzgerald * Phineas Newborn Jr. * Don Wilkerson * Cannonball Adderley * Billie Poole * Brother Jack McDuff * Illinois Jacquet * Gabor Szabo * Eden Atwood * Pat La Barbera & Don Thompson