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A short clip from Italian television in 1960, I Can’t Get Started + Manteca by Dizzy Gillespie on trumpet, Leo Wright on alto sax, Junior Mance on piano, Art Davis on bass and Teddy Stewart on drums.
The cheeks make their first appearance just after the 50s mark and really get going at 2 minutes and again at 4m50s.
Charles Yang on Violin, Michael Thurber on Bass, and Eddie Barbash on Alto Saxophone… together they are The Human Jukebox, a super-viral musical video experiment by cdza. In this experiment, they use donations as votes, and then donate those donations to Wingspan Arts, a non-profit that reaches out to expose diverse and young audiences of people to performing, visual, media and literary arts. An awesome video on multiple levels.
via The Awesomer.
Basie Boogie! Count Basie and his Orchestra, from Rhythm and Blues Review (1955).
And if you like boogie, watch this Norman McLaren animation next.
Wes Montgomery, Four on Six, 1965. With Rick Laird on bass, Stan Tracey on piano, and Jackie Dougan on drums. Some nice fingerwork closeups in this… great for seeing how instruments are really played. Plus, check out that ceiling!