[jja-announce] Jazz Matters: All-Stars' Best Vid Clips!
jazzmandel at earthlink.net
Mon Mar 12 16:27:04 EDT 2007
Wednesday, March 14, 6 to 8 p.m. New School Jazz fifth floor
performance space, 55 W. 13th St., NYC, free of charge, you're all
invited to --
The Second "Jazz Matters" of the spring season: JJA president Howard
Mandel hosts "All-Stars' Best Video Clips!", a selection of classic
performances of legends of American music at rare career peaks.
Starting with Louis Armstrong singing and playing "Dinah" circa 1931
and including iconic footage of Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie Parker with
Dizzy Gillespie, Nat King Cole's trio ("Route 66"), Billie Holiday
("Now or Never" plus "Fine and Mellow" from "The Sound of Jazz" with
Ben Webster, Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Trummy Young, Gerry
Mulligan, Roy Eldridge), Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane Quartet,
James Brown (circa 1963), a young Aretha Franklin, Janis Joplin, Jimi
Hendrix (Woodstock) and Miles Davis, among others.
Hope to see you there -- HM
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