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Archive for the ‘jazz’ Category

Olle Hemmingsson´s Trio

Olle Hemmingsson´s Trio use a tractor to keep the rhythm.

Sweet Georgia Brown

Playing a medley of songs.

Lover Come Back To Me.

 

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Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker with Buddy Rich

Charlie and Dizzie Gillespie accept awards then play Hothouse.

Charlie playing Summertime from Porgy and Bess

 

Louis and Friends

Louis Armstrong singing with a variety of singers.

When the Saints Go Marching In with Danny Kaye

Dixie Melodie with Dean Martin

Blue Yodel with Johnny Cash

Hello Dolly with Barbra Streisand

Latchès

Latchès is a group of four French musicians who play in the gypsy/jazz/swing style of Django Reinhardt.  Here are a few of their songs.

Peche A La Mouche.

Reinhardt’s own Minor Swing.

Symphonie.

Yentl.

Quintette du Hot Club de France

Quintette du Hot Club de France was a jazz quintet from the 1930s with Django Reinhardt on guitar and Stephane Grappelli on violin.  Django Reinhardt was severely burned at the age of 18 which left the third and fourth fingers on his left hand partially paralysed.

Here is the J’attendrai Swing from 1939.

Minor Swing.

The Sheik Of Araby recorded in 1937.

After You’ve Gone.

Greg Pattillo

Greg Pattillo is a world-renowned beatboxing flautist.  Here are some of his performances.

We’ll start with him playing piano and flute beatbox.

Here he plays Grass with his group Project Trio.

This is a remix of Inspector Gadget.

The Flight Of The Bumblebee.

Jimmy Durante

Jimmy Durante was known for his gravelly voice, and his large nose among other things.  He was a singer, pianist, comedian  and actor.  Here are a few of his songs.

Inka Dinka Doo was one of his signature songs.

Here he sings Young At Heart.

Here he sings Bill Bailey with Ella Fitzgerald.

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