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Folk & Bluegrass
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.
Louis Armstong Blows Away …
Satchmo headed to Newport Jazz Fest in 1960 and brought his great New Orleans Sound with him. He and the All-Stars are in full form in this set.
Folk & Bluegrass
Francis Coppola Introduces…
Hear the mighty auteur pay tribute to his friend Bill Graham during this 1984 intro to a short & sweet Jerry Garcia & John Kahn set.
Max Roach: Drums Unlimited
This playlist spans bebop with Clifford Brown, protest music with Abbey Lincoln, avant garde with Odean Pope and spirituals with the J.C. White Singers.
Folk & Bluegrass
Happy Birthday, Pete Seeger!
The revered American troubadour and social activist, who turns 94 today, is still singing out after all these years. Hear him perform solo in a 1972 concert.
Dave Brubeck Heads to Newp…
The late great Mr. Brubeck had a lasting impact on western music when he popularized different time signatures with his historic album
The Sex Pistols Take San F…
The Sex Pistols were a force that changed the course of musical history by uniting music and politics in a manner far more rebellious than anything before.
Gil Scott-Heron Gets Down …
GSH could weave a tale & his musical partner Brian Jackson could certainly tie it together. Their special blend of spoken word & jazz is surely missed.
New Release: Keith Jarrett…
The innovative pianist creates a spontaneous flow of evocative music that travels from meditative and mesmerizing to driving and exhilarating.
Jimi Hendrix and Band of G…
Band of Gypsys contained a deep funky groove previously unexplored with the Experience. Check out this great show from Fillmore East in '70.
Turn On and Tune In
Relive some of your favorite small screen moments with a collection of TV themes from "Happy Days," "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," and more.