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Fargo, North Dakota November 7, 1940: Deluxe Golden Anniversary Edition
By Jazz Classics
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ean: 0604997500927,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
Legendary performance shows Ellington & His Orchestra & composer/arranger Billy Strayhorn in their prime on this 2-CD set, rich in harmonies, rhythms & section writing featuring Rex Stewart, Ray Nance, Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown, Johnny Hodges, and many others..

Twins Live in Japan 1982
By Wea International
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ean: 4943674012541,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
Japanese Exclusive Release. Hdcd Mastering with Exclusive Cover Art..

The Creative World of Stan Kenton and His Orchestra: Live At Redlands University
By Creative World/GNP Crescendo
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ean: 0052824101524,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews

The Drum Battle (VBR)
By Verve
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mpn: 731455981025, ean: 0731455981025,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 135 reviews
Hold on to your hats! Gene and Buddy square off on stage at this 1952 Jazz at the Philharmonic concert-and the supporting cast is every bit as remarkable as the drumming: Lester Young, Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson, Roy Eldridge, Benny Carter and many others. Includes Drum Boogie; Perdido; Idaho ; the explosive title cut, and more. An epic battle between two jazz heroes!Jazz music CD. +Jazz+Music. Jazz.

Live in Tokyo at the Blue Note
By Sunny Side
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mpn: 016728304221, ean: 0016728304221,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 111 reviews
Thirty years ago, in late December, 1976, Charles Mingus performed a series of concerts in Tokyo with his quintet. In 2005, also in December, another Mingus band rounded out a week at Tokyo's famous Blue Note Club with a live recording on New Year's Eve. Trumpet player Jack Walrath was on hand for both events, linking past and present. The original tour included Walrath, Charles Mingus, Danny Mixon and Ricky Ford. The current 14-piece ensemble, the Mingus Big Band, is the legacy group that

The Rarely Heard Live Recordings of Glenn Miller & His Orchestra, Vol. 3: My Devotion
By Halcyon UK
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ean: 5019317014438,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
Seldom heard 1940-1942 live performances by Glenn and the band, including I Cried for You; Marie; Blue Skies; Some of These Days; Aloha; Moon over Miami; Amapola; Georgia on My Mind; How Deep Is the Ocean; Skylark; High on a Windy Hill; Dancing in a Dream , and more. 30 swingin' tracks!.

At Newport
By Polygram Records
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ean: 0042283377622,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
This 1957 performance, which united Count Basie's contemporary band with its greatest alumni, was a truly festive event that reached back to the 1930s for some of the repertoire and some of the guests. The contrasting tenors of Lester Young and Illinois Jacquet, drummer Jo Jones, trumpeter Roy Eldridge, and the great Kansas City blues shouter Jimmy Rushing are all featured, as is the band's regular vocalist, Joe Williams. The band, a great unit on its own, shines in support of Young on his

Live At The Greek Theatre Los Angeles, Sept. 23rd, 1966
By Status Records
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ean: 5019317001766,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 94 reviews
Here are three performace segments recorded at The Greek with Duke Ellington and his band, Ella Fitzgerald and her trio (with pianist Jimmy Jones, bassist Jim Hughart and drummer Ed Thigpen), plus Ella with Duke's band. It's over 80 minutes of never before release material. Previously deleted in 2001 from our catalog, this item is now available again..

Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert
By Legacy
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mpn: 1694149, ean: 0074646514320,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
On the night of January 16, 1938, American music was changed forever when Benny Goodman and his cohorts-Harry James, Count Basie, Teddy Wilson, Gene Krupa, Lionel Hampton, Cootie Williams, Bobby Hackett and many others-brought jazz to the rarefied concert setting of Carnegie Hall for the first time. Originally released on LP in 1950 and out of print for several years, this legendary night is presented on this 2-CD set in its entirety for the first time , with many unreleased tracks! In jazz,

Ethiopiques 20: Live in Addis
By Buda Musique
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mpn: 860121, ean: 3341348601212,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
The Grammy-nominated Either/Orchestra has included many Ethiopian pieces into his repertoire. The band travelled to Addis for a dream-come-true concert featuring prestigious Ethiopian guests as Mulatu Astatq and Gtatchw Mekurya. This recording renders the energy and emotion of this gathering, with beautiful arrangements bringing to mind Gil Evans' band in Miles Davis' Sketches of Spain.Shrink-wrapped.

Live at the Blue Note
By Roulette Jazz
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mpn: 724382863724, ean: 0724382863724,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews

Live at Manchester Craftsmen's Guild
By Blue Jackel
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ean: 0600065100228,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews

Live at Stratford 1957
By Music & Arts Program
SKU: #U0017685061622
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sku: U0017685061622, ean: 0017685061622,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews

Night in Tunisia Big Band Live 1957
By Hindsight Records
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ean: 0014921028326,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
This is Dizzy's second great big band ''live'' album, containing classic compositions and stereo quality..

Live at Luna
By Whaling City Sounds
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ean: 0687606003323,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
''One of the best big band records I’ve heard in a long time.'' -TERRY GIBBS Eclectic, modern big band jazz with influences from the ‘60s and ‘70s, this is music in the writing style of Gil Evans, Thad Jones, McCoy Tyner or Jaco Pastorius. The Thrasher Big Band has backed up jazz legends Terry Gibbs, Clark Terry, James Moody and Jon Hendricks. With five great originals, this disc covers everything from bebop and straight-ahead jazz to avant-garde and world music..

1956: Live at The Macumber Club Volume 1
By Magic UK
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mpn: 5019317000882, ean: 0501931700088,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
Stan Kenton And His Orchestra - At The Macumba Club, Disc NM, Case NM, Format: Music CD, Magic Records. Jazz music CD release from Stan Kenton And His Orchestra with the album At The Macumba Club. Released on the label Magic Records. Jazz music CD. This hard to find pre-owned music CD is fully guaranteed.Jazz music CD. +Jazz+Music. Jazz.

Buddy & Soul: Recorded Live in Hollywood at the Whiskey A Go-Go
By Blue Note Records
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mpn: 724352399826, ean: 0724352399826,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 68 reviews

Live at Myron's Ballroom
By Transparency
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mpn: TRANS 236, ean: 0716205023620,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
A beautiful 99 minute performance from the Club Lingerie in Hollywood, Dec.14, 1985, with amazing acoustic piano solos, lots of vocals from Ra, June Tyson and various band members, and many many surprises. Includes an extremely surreal 10 minute version of ''Mack The Knife'' that Kurt Weill would have been proud of. Documentation of the Arkestra shows in Los Angeles has so far been sorely missing, but this high-quality recording (as part of the audio series on Transparency) seeks to remedy that

Live in Sweden
By Capitol
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ean: 0077779597420,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews

Woody Live: East and West
By Koch Records
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ean: 0099923859222,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews

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