Monday, September 5, 2011

Jazz at British Pathé

From the archives of  British Pathé. Click on the images to watch the video.
One minute with Duke Ellington and His Orchestra in Cotton Club, New York. Incredibly good quality footage from the archives of British Pathe. 1933

Dutch Dig Benny Goodman! 1958

"Nikita Khruschev didn't like jazz," Benny Goodman says, and he chats to President Kennedy.

Johnny Dankworth, Zbigniev Namyslovski, Memphis Slim, Jacques Pelzer. 1964

Duke Ellington in Paris. 1958. Silent

Ella Fitzgerald sings and sweats. Ellington swings and Harry Carney appears for a second. Munich. 1967

Berlin Jazz Festival with Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie, and Julie Driscoll. Silent. 1968

Woody Herman, John Coltrane, and Roger Moore! Comblain, Belgian. Silent. 1965

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