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Jazz Cafe - 21-06-2018 - Harry James - TrumpeterHarry James - Trumpeter22/06/2018 06:28 PM0:56:33Download //
Jazz Cafe - 14-06-2018 - Scott Hamilton and Harry Allan - Tenor SaxScott Hamilton and Harry Allan - Tenor Sax15/06/2018 04:41 PM0:56:20Download //
Jazz Cafe - 07-06-2018 - More Great JazzMore Great Jazz08/06/2018 06:53 PM0:52:47Download //
Jazz Cafe - 31-05-2018 01/06/2018 12:55 PM0:55:59Download //
Jazz Cafe - 03-05-2018 - Roy WilliamsRoy Williams (born March 7, 1937, Salford) is an English jazz trombonist. Williams learned piano as a youth; he didn't pick up trumpet until he was eighteen years old. He served in the military in the late 1950s, then joined the trad jazz group of Mike Peters and worked with Terry Lightfoot in the early 1960s. In 1965 he became a member of Alex Welsh's band, which accompanied Ruby Braff, Wild Bill Davison, and Bud Freeman. He remained with Welsh until 1978, also collaborating with bandmate John Barnes in a side ensemble. He then worked with Humphrey Lyttelton (1978-1983), and in 1980 played with the Pizza Express All Stars and Benny Waters. He left Lyttelton's ensemble in 1983 and was a regular performer at festivals in the 1980s and 1990s. He was a sideman for Doc Cheatham, Jim Galloway, Buddy Tate, the Harlem Blues and Jazz Band, the World's Greatest Jazz Band, Peanuts Hucko, Bent Persson, Bob Rosengarden, Stan Barker, Bob Wilber, Digby Fairweather, Pete Strange, and Keith Smith. 04/05/2018 04:45 PM0:54:21Download //
Jazz Cafe - 26-04-2018 - Benny GoodmanBenjamin David "Benny" Goodman (May 30, 1909 – June 13, 1986) was an American jazz clarinetist and bandleader known as the "King of Swing". In the mid-1930s, Goodman led one of the most popular musical groups in the United States. His concert at Carnegie Hall in New York City on January 16, 1938 is described by critic Bruce Eder as "the single most important jazz or popular music concert in history: jazz's 'coming out' party to the world of 'respectable' music. Goodman's bands launched the careers of many major jazz artists. During an era of racial segregation, he led one of the first well-known integrated jazz groups. Goodman performed nearly to the end of his life while exploring an interest in classical music.30/04/2018 10:47 AM0:56:15Download //
Jazz Cafe - 19-04-2018 - Billy May Big BandBilly May Big Band20/04/2018 03:21 PM0:54:29Download //
Jazz Cafe - 12-04-2018 - Chris BarberChris Barber Donald Christopher Barber (born 17 April 1930) is an English jazz musician, best known as a bandleader and trombonist. As well as scoring a UK top twenty trad jazz hit, he helped the careers of many musicians, notably the blues singer Ottilie Patterson, who was at one time his wife, and vocalist/banjoist Lonnie Donegan, whose appearances with Barber triggered the skiffle craze of the mid-1950s and who had his first transatlantic hit, "Rock Island Line", while with Chris Barber's band. His providing an audience for Donegan and, later, Alexis Korner makes Barber a significant figure in the British rhythm and blues and "beat boom" of the 1960s.13/04/2018 04:04 PM0:55:17Download //
Jazz Cafe - 05-04-2018 - Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971), nicknamed Satchmo Satch, and Pops, was an American trumpeter, composer, singer and occasional actor who was one of the most influential figures in jazz. His career spanned five decades, from the 1920s to the 1960s, and different eras in the history of jazz. In 2017, he was inducted into the Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame. Armstrong was born and raised in New Orleans. Coming to prominence in the 1920s as an "inventive" trumpet and cornet player, Armstrong was a foundational influence in jazz, shifting the focus of the music from collective improvisation to solo performance. Around 1922, he followed his mentor, Joe "King" Oliver, to Chicago to play in the Creole Jazz Band. In the Windy City, he networked with other jazz musicians, reconnecting with his friend, Bix Biederbecke, and made new contacts, which included Hoagy Carmichael and Lil Hardin. He earned a reputation at "cutting contests", and moved to New York in order to join Fletcher Henderson's band. With his instantly recognizable gravelly voice, Armstrong was also an influential singer, demonstrating great dexterity as an improviser, bending the lyrics and melody of a song for expressive purposes. He was also very skilled at scat singing. Armstrong is renowned for his charismatic stage presence and voice almost as much as for his trumpet playing. Armstrong's influence extends well beyond jazz, and by the end of his career in the 1960s, he was widely regarded as a profound influence on popular music in general. Armstrong was one of the first truly popular African-American entertainers to "cross over", whose skin color was secondary to his music in an America that was extremely racially divided at the time. He rarely publicly politicized his race, often to the dismay of fellow African Americans, but took a well-publicized stand for desegregation in the Little Rock crisis. His artistry and personality allowed him access to the upper echelons of American society, then highly restricted for black men.06/04/2018 02:31 PM0:56:8Download //
Jazz Cafe - 22-03-2018 - Art Pepper 23/03/2018 10:47 AM0:55:55Download //
Jazz Cafe - 15-03-2018 16/03/2018 06:27 PM0:56:3Download //
Jazz Cafe - 08-03-2018 - Eddie Condon Dixieland BandEddie Condon Dixieland Band09/03/2018 05:07 PM0:55:40Download //
Jazz Cafe - 01-03-2018 - Humphrey LittletonHumphrey Littleton02/03/2018 12:52 PM0:55:17Download //
Jazz Cafe - 22-02-2018 - Dave BrubeckDave Brubeck David Warren Brubeck (December 6, 1920 – December 5, 2012) was an American jazz pianist and composer, considered to be one of the foremost exponents of cool jazz. He wrote a number of jazz standards, including "In Your Own Sweet Way" and "The Duke". Brubeck's style ranged from refined to bombastic, reflecting his mother's attempts at classical training and his improvisational skills. His music is known for employing unusual time signatures, and superimposing contrasting rhythms, meters, and tonalities. 23/02/2018 04:38 PM0:56:2Download //
Jazz Cafe - 15-02-2018 - Thilo Wolf Big Band out of GermanyThilo Wolf Big Band out of Germany16/02/2018 10:43 AM0:55:34Download //
Jazz Cafe - 08-02-2018 09/02/2018 05:59 PM0:55:18Download //
Jazz Cafe - 25-01-2018 26/01/2018 10:18 AM0:55:48Download //
Jazz Cafe - 18-01-2018 19/01/2018 12:53 PM0:54:56Download //
Jazz Cafe - 21-12-2018 - Merry ChristmasMerry Christmas09/01/2018 10:43 AM0:54:11Download //
Jazz Cafe - 04-01-2018 04/01/2018 06:10 PM0:55:4Download //
Jazz Cafe - 28-12-2017 28/12/2017 06:08 PM0:56:7Download //
Jazz Cafe-03-12-2015 04/12/2015 04:11 PM0:55:17Download //