Come and watch

There is nothing quite like experiencing live music, and now that we are less than a month away from the Toronto Jazz Festival -June 22/July 1 – we thought we’d share some of our favorite jazz concerts throughout the years. There are literally hundreds of Live Concert Video to choose from online so please feel free to share some of your favorite Shows.

Bill Evans Trio

Recorded at the BBC Studios, London, on March 19th, 1965

Jazz 625 was a BBC jazz music programme, featuring concerts by British and American jazz musicians, which was first broadcast between April 1964 and August 1966.

via – Wikipedia

Thelonious Monk //Live 1963 Japan

Players>
Thelonious Monk — piano
Charlie Rouse – tenor saxophone
Butch Warren – bass
Frankie Dunlop – drums
Set>
Evidence (Monk)
Blue Monk (Monk)
Just a Gigolo (Brammer, Caesar, Casucci)
Bolivar Blues (Monk)
Epistrophy (Clarke, Monk)

John Zorn // Electric Masada Live

Sadly I’m not fully aware of when and where this was recorded (leaning towards John Zorn’s 50th birthday celebration) but I can’t be sure.
players>
john zorn (sax)
marc ribot (guitar)
cyro baptista (percussion)
trevor dunn (bass)
jamie shaft (keyboard)
kelly wollesen (drums)

Hiromi Uehara // Jazz in Marciac // 2010

A solo set from one of the most invnetive pianists currently playing. Be sure to check out the Hiromi: The Trio Project with the Bad Plus and special guest Joshua Redman at the TD Toronto Jazz Festival, Sunday, June 24 at Nathan Phillips Square … More info here.

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