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Video Juke Box 2024

Videos Featured on the Sandy Brown Jazz What's New page during 2024

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June

David Sanborn Put It Where You Want It.jpg

Saxophonist David Sanborn sadly passed through the Departure Lounge in May. There are many videos of him online, but I have chosen this one of him playing The Crusaders' Put It Where You Want It in the company of Eric Clapton (guitar); Joe Sample (keys); Marcus Miller (bass) and Steve Gadd (drums).

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Veronica Swift sings Lover Come Back To Me from Emmet Cohen's Place in 2023.

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Here is  an uplifting clip (literally!) from the 1993 movie Swing Kids replicating dancing to the Louis Prima Orchestra and Sing, Sing (With A Swing)

Alina Bzhezhinska Tony Kofi Altera Vita image.jpg

Alina Bzhezhinska and Tony Kofi play Altera Vita from their new album by the same name. [See Recent Releases]

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Piedmont Blues harmonica player Phil Wiggins passed through the Departure Lounge last month. Here he is playing solo during a Virginia Folklife Programme recordings session.

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It is 1943 and here is the Benny Goodman Orchestra with Peggy Lee asking Why Don't You Do Right?

Brass Funkeys In House video.jpg

The dynamic Brass Funkeys have a strong following (as you can see). Here they are playing In House last year. They played at Glastonbury in 2022 and here they are busking in Brick Lane.

The New Wonders Everybody Loves My Baby.jpg

Mike Davis and The New Wonders play Everybody Loves My Baby from their new album Steppin' Out. [see Recent Releases]

May

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American guitarist (Dr) Molly Miller plays her composition The Weight. More details of her upcoming Trio recording, The Ballad Of Hotspur, should be available next month.

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Mark Lockheart's Morning Smiles sets an impressive introduction to his latest album Smiling with the 12 piece ensemble in this inspiring video.

Big Bill Broonzy Hey Hey.jpg

1956 and a live video of Hey Hey from Big Bill Broonzy who influenced so many jazz and rock musicians.

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Georgia Mancio sings Why with Julian Costello's Quartet (Julian Costello, saxophone; John Turville, piano; Andy Hamill, double bass and Tom Hooper, drums) from their new album And All The Birds Were Set Free.

Nina Simone I WEish I Knew.jpg

Here is Nina Simone playing and singing I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free at Montreaux in 1976

Pat Halcox Chris Barber The Saints.jpg

This is the Chris Barber band in 1965 (with one or two deps) playing 'The Saints'. It shows the level of the band's energy and popularity nearly 60 years ago and the response of a German audience.

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Saxophonist Melissa Aldana plays A Story from her new album Echoes Of The Inner Prophet

April

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Mårten Lundgren (trumpet) and the Swedish Big Band Goes Small Band plays Neal Hefti's Flight Of The Foo Birds with Zier Romme Larsen (piano); Ida Hvid (bass) and  Cornelia Nilsson (drums). Cornelia ("Connie") Nilsson has a new album out Where Do You Go?

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Decently Ripped - saxophonist Trish Clowes pays tribute to Wayne Shorter with pianist Ross Stanley from their gig at the Wigmore Hall. The tune appears on their latest album Journey To Where

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The Alex Welsh band in 1964 plays the Beale Street Blues with Alex Welsh (trumpet, Roy Crimmins (trombone), Al Gay (tenor sax, clarinet), Fred Hunt (piano), Jim Douglas (guitar), Ron Mathewson (bass) and Lennie Hastings (drums)

Cyrille Aimee La Vie En Reose.jpg

Cyrille Aimée is a French singer based in New Orleans. Here she is singing La Vie En Rose in an 'Emmet's Place' video accompanied by a gathering of musicians. Cyrille has a new album out - a Fleur de Peau

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Here is another in our videos featuring the many Youth Jazz Orchestras offering young people the opportunity to get 'hands-on' with jazz. This is the Gloucestershire Youth Jazz Orchestra. The Orchestra welcomes new players and details for auditions are here.

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The 1947 movie The Fabulous Dorseys has a scene where the young Tommy and Jimmy play When You And I Were Young Maggie for a dance and take the dancers by surprise when they play 'their kind of music'.

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The Brad Mehldau Trio (Brad Mehldau, piano; Larry Grenadier, bass and Jeff Ballard, drums) plays Ode at the Montreal Jazz Festival last year. One YouTube comment says: "This is so unbelievably beautiful. I've been listening to it daily since last week."

March

Agathe Iracema Hit The Road Jack video.jpg

The Agathe Iracema Quartet play Hit The Road Jack. Based in France, Agathe has a Brazilian father and gave her first concert at fifteen supported by singer Sheila Jordan. Agathe's website (here) is currently being updated.

Stanley Jordan Eleanor Rigby Video.jpg

Guitarist Stanley Jordan plays the Beatles' Eleanor Rigby at the 1986 Newport Jazz Festival. One YouTube commentator says: "I bought a guitar today then looked up Stanley Jordan. This video came up. I'm returning the guitar."

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Harper Trio Passing By video.jpg

Some of the Eddie Condon band in 1964 play Singin' The Blues, that beautiful number so associated with the Bix Beiderbcke recording. Bix had apparently heard the number in a recording by the Original Dixieland Jazz Band from 1920 - here built into the middle of their version of Margie.

The Harper Trio plays the atmospheric Passing By from their recent album (featured in last month's Recent Releases). Greek born with Egyptian roots, electric jazz harpist and composer Maria-Christina Harper has brought together the trio with saxophonist Josephine Davies and drummer Evan Jenkins. In March they are playing at JazzLive at The Crypt in London and the Kino Theatre in Hastings.

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Anna Mae Winburn and the International Sweethearts Of Rhythm - the first fully-integrated, all-female big band - play She's Crazy With The Heat  in 1945

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Many years later, here are The Jazz Avengers playing the Average White Band tune Pick Up The Pieces in 2022.

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Here is another video showing how young people are getting involved in jazz. This the the Ulster Youth Jazz Orchestra playing The Chicken in Belfast in December 2019.

February

Billy Marrows Grande Familia.jpg

Billy Marrows' band Grande Familia play L'Heroisme from their new album Penelope. The album is dedicated to Billy's mother who passed away last year and all proceeds from the album go to the charity World Child Cancer. Further details are in this month's Recent Releases section.

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Erena Terakubo Ill Remember April.jpg

Saxophonist Joshua Redman plays Chicago Blues with Gabrielle Cavassa (vocals); Aaron Parks (piano); Joe Sanders: (bass) and  Brian Blade (drums). The number is on Joshua's Blue Note album Where Are We released last September. Listen to the album here; details here

Violinist Tal Henry and his North Carolinians play Come On Baby in 1929. Although he doesn't seem to have had famous musicians in his band the North Carolinians were popular and continued playing a large variety of venues for many years. The Dorsey brothers would practice with them when they were in town and Tal Henry was with Glen Miller before Glen left on that fateful flight to London in 1944. You can read more about Tal here.

Saxophonist Erena Terakubo and guitarist Yotam Silberstein drop into Emmet Cohen's place to play I'll Remember April.

Germana La Sorsa Primary Colours video.jpg

UK based vocalist Germana Stella La Sorsa released her new album Primary Colours on 26th January. Here is an introduction to the album. (More details in our Recent Releases section]

Fife Youth Jazz Orchestra.jpg

In March 2023, the Fife Youth Jazz Orchestra prepares for a concert in Abbotshall Church, Kirkcaldy. Here they are playing Big Joe Turner.

Ray Noble What A Perfect Combination.jpg

Ray Noble and his band play a brief rendition of What A Perfect Combination and Goodnight Sweetheart to a Dutch  audience in 1933. Al Bowlly takes the vocals and Ray Noble gives a very 'stiff upper lip' introduction for a band that includes Nat Gonella, Tiny Winters and Freddy Gardner.

January

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Guitarist Carla Motis is featured in this video of When It's Sleepy Time Down South from the Sant Andreu Jazz Band with Andrea Motis and Rita Payes also taking solos. When It's Sleepy Time Down South is the subject of this month's Time Out Ten item below where you can also read a more about the song.

Ant Law Pure Imagination.jpg

With the movie Wonka in cinemas now with the Anthony Newley / Leslie Bricusse song Pure Imagination still included, here is guiitarist Ant Law's interpretation of the tune. Ant includes links to both his lute and perfect fourths tuning.

Stuff Smith It Don't Mean A Thing video.jpg

Here's violinist Stuff Smith with Ella, the Oscar Peterson Trio and Roy Eldridge playing It Don't Mean A Thing from 1958. The picture quality isn't great but the swing is.

Ray Charles Saxophone.jpg

Ray Charles is usually seen playing piano, but did you know that he also plays a fine saxophone too? Here he is leading a band in 1963.

Julian Costello Vertigo The Whale.jpg

Here is an introduction to the new album from saxophonist Julian Costello's band Vertigo. This atmospheric track, The Whale, is well named. It will be part of a new album to be released in the Spring.

Gloucestershire Youth Jazz Orchestra Josie.jpg

GYJO - The Gloucestershire Youth Jazz Orchestra play a fine version of Steely Dan's Josie in February of last year. Here is the link to their Facebook page.

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QOW Trio (Riley Stone-Lonergan, saxophone; Spike Wells, drums, and Eddie Myer, bass) play Dewey Redman's QOW from their 2021 debut album. The Trio have a new album out, The Hold Up. Howard Lawes talks to Riley Stone-Lonergan about it here.

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