Featuring a concert filmed in Belgium in the winter of 1965 with a legendary quartet that includes drummer Frankie Dunlop, bassist John Ore and tenor saxophonist Charlie Rouse.
Portraits of artists, concerts and festivals that give good impressions of the jazz world. Both famous and less famous jazz artists will give new insights in their life, such as why they wrote a certain song and what was the first record they bought.
The New Morning is a Paris club that specializes in jazz and blues. It was 1981 when the club opened its doors for the first time. Since then, many jazz and blues giants have made their appearance on the stage.
Two beautifully filmed concerts from 1963 and 1964 featuring his classic trio of bassist Eddie Calhoun and drummer Kelly Martin.
A journey back to the roots of music. It shows the enormous impact traditional music from all over the world has had on contemporary jazz. This programme includes famous musicians, as well as upcoming youngsters.
Always respectful of the blues roots he inherited, the charismatic singer adds soul, funk, country and gospel to his musical range; the memories of his American youth.
Trilok Gurtu is an Indian percussionist and composer whose work has blended the music of his homeland with jazz fusion, world music and other genres. He is a visionary fusion composer of jazz and traditional European and Asian music.
Jong Metropole is a unique collaboration between the Dutch Metropole Orchestra, the National Youth Orchestra of the Netherlands and the National Jazz Youth Orchestra of the Netherlands.
Aurore Voilqué surrounded herself with an array of talented musicians including Jean-Baptiste Gaudray, Julie Saury, and Rhoda Scott to pay tribute to the great Django Reinhardt.
This impressive solo concert by Colin Stetso, an American saxophonist known for his unique musical style influenced by a wide range of jazz genres, was recorded at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Paris, 2013.
Trumpeter Carlo Nardozza and pianist Michel Bisceglia combine their talents to create wonderful music with haunting melodies and beautiful themes.
Recorded during the Alfa Jazz Fest in Lviv, Ukraine.
The Morgenland Festival of Osnabrueck has dedicated itself to the fascinating music culture of the Near and Middle East since 2005.
Rodolfo Mederos is a bandoneonist, a composer with an enormous oeuvre, one of the authorities on the tango, and an inspiration to new generations of musicians.
In this concert recording, material from Tinariwen's album 'Tessalit' is played.
The Modern Jazz Quartet was composed of Milt Jackson on vibraphone, John Lewis on piano, Percy Heath on bass, and Connie Kay on drums.
Thomas Carbou and Patrick Graham in concert at Montréal's Le Bleury Vinyl Bar.
A creative, up-close and inside look at the art of making music. Each episode of Studio Jams features a diverse group of talented jazz and blues musicians, gathered together in a U.S. recording studio for one mission only; to create fresh, new music.
The Metropole Quartet presents their first record, a smooth mix featuring only original compositions and plenty of improvisation.
One of the only known complete Armstrong concerts from the 1950s to be captured on film. The set, filmed in Belgium in 1959, features many of Satchmo's greatest songs backed by his band, the All-Stars.
A jazz trio that blows the walls off.
The crème de la crème of the Paris jazz, blues, gypsy and funk scene performs at the legendary club annex restaurant Le Resevoir.
What happens if you ask a jazz artist to just sit down and play in front of a camera, without any further ado? Some of the greatest jazz musicians in any style; from blues and boogie-woogie to bebop and beyond.