Sometimes, the setting, the location, and the splendor of a live show provoke as much anticipation as the artists who are performing: Carnegie Hall, Montreux, Ronnie Scott’s, The Blue Note, and, of course, the list goes on. Without much ado, here are some of the best live recordings, in some of the most beloved and panoramic locations ever.
Jazz, jazz, and nothing but jazz. Well, . . . mostly.
Listen on Spotify:
The Art Blakey Quintet: A Night At Birdland (Blue Note, 1954)
Stanley Turrentine: Up At Minton’s Vol. 1 (Blue Note, 1961)
Charles Mingus: Mingus at Antibes (1960)
The Ornette Coleman Trio: At The Golden Circle (1966)
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