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RX Bandits at Daytrotter
Check out this 2011 session by the Orange County foursome, and catch them on the road in July during their
10-year anniversary tour!
Rod Stewart and the Faces …
Shortly before the lads decided to part ways, they steamrolled San Bernadino, CA in their signature rollicking-good-time style.
Robert Johnson Memorial Pl…
The hugely influential Delta bluesman was born on this day in 1911. Hear a playlist of his most famous tunes performed by a host of artists.
Mary Lou Williams' History…
The brilliant pianist-composer, born on this day in 1910, spans spirituals, ragtime, Kansas City swing, blues and boogie woogie in this 1978 concert.
Sonny Rollins Keeps on Blo…
Sonny Rollins is arguably the greatest saxophonist alive. Be sure to listen to him and his great quintet at Philharmonic Hall in '73.
New Release: John Fogerty
The fortunate Bay Area son gave a little back to his home with this performance at a relief benefit for victims of 1989's Loma Prieta Earthquake.
Bill Evans' Piano Impressions
Hear the late, great pianist in various trio settings (with bassist Eddie Gomez and either Philly Joe Jones or Eliot Zigmund) from 1967 to 1976.
Bob Dylan & Neil Young in SF
Rounded out by Levon Helm, Rick Danko & others, this epic lineup clearly enjoys rocking Kezar Stadium in San Francisco.
The Cultural Melting Pot o…
Let Eugene Hütz and the ambassadors of gypsy punk lift your spirits with this vigorous Daytrotter session.
Herbie Mann's Funky Flute
The world music pioneer plays "Memphis Underground" with guitarist Sonny Sharrock and saxophonist David "Fathead" Newman in this 1972 concert.
Ruth Brisbane Salutes Bess…
The jazz singer pays tribute to the Empress of the Blues in this 1972 Carnegie Hall concert featuring trombonist Vic Dickenson and pianist Roland Hanna.
Happy Birthday, Bob Seger!
The Motor City rocker feels like number 68 today. Hear him with his Silver Bullet Band in this 1980 concert at Detroit's Cobo Arena.
Rare 11-Minute Bruce Sprin…
This set from early in the Boss' career closes with a lengthy version of an outtake from the sessions that yielded
The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle
Herbie Hancock Shows Off H…
As part of 1974 Newport Jazz Festival's piano extravaganza in Carnegie Hall, Herbie Hancock brought along a few of his "toys" to augment his set.
Cinco de Mayo con Los Lobos
After you watch Santana at Tanglewood, keep the celebration going with the rocking East LA quintet and friends at the Fillmore.
When Taj Met Ry
Taj Mahal joins forces with guitarist Ry Cooder in The Rising Sons, a Los Angeles-based blues band that frequented the Ash Grove in 1965.
Prince Plays Straight Thro…
Following a show at MSG, Prince and his New Power Soul Festival band and friends partied into the wee hours at Tramps before an intimate club audience.
Miles Davis Quintet in Sync
By the time of the bands appearance at the 1967 Newport Jazz Festival, Davis had settled into a near-telepathic groove with his second great quintet.
Maynard Ferguson Wows Newport
The late pyrotechnic trumpeter, who would've been 85 today, leads a dynamic 14-piece band that includes Wayne Shorter and Joe Zawinul at '59 Newport
Paul Butterfield's Better …
The late blues harpist died on this day in 1987. Hear his groundbreaking group from 1966 featuring guitarists Mike Bloomfield and Elvin Bishop.