SUNDAYS THROUGHOUT JANUARY AT 21:00 CET
Every Sunday evening throughout January, Stingray DJAZZ premieres new concerts at 21:00 CET. This month, special attention goes to legendary artists and their historic performances filmed in France. Enjoy the wonderful Duke Ellington on January 2, followed by John Lee Hooker on January 9. On January 16 watch the great Dizzy Gillespie, while on January 23 tune in for Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers. Finally, on January 30 don’t miss out on Ella Fitzgerald – all on Stingray DJAZZ!
Duke Ellington - Salle Pleyel, Paris
SUNDAY, JANUARY 2 AT 21:00 CET
In November 1958, American bandleader Duke Ellington and his orchestra played wonderful performances of “Such Sweet Thunder”, “Newport Up”, “Take the ‘A’ Train” and many other Ellington classics in Salle Pleyel in Paris.
John Lee Hooker Live in Paris
SUNDAY, JANUARY 9 AT 21:00 CET
American blues legend John Lee Hooker (voice and guitar) is joined by the masterful Carey Bell (harmonica), Joe Harper (bass), Lester Dorsie (drums), and Jimmy Dawkins (electric guitar) in this 1970 performance from Maison de la Radio in Paris, France.
Dizzy Gillespie - Studio 104, Maison de la Radio
SUNDAY, JANUARY 16 AT 21:00 CET
Recorded on March 15, 1970, at Maison de la Radio in Paris, France, trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie performs with his quintet consisting of guitarist George Davis, pianist Mike Longo, double bassist Red Mitchell and drummer David Lee.
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Olympia, Paris
SUNDAY, JANUARY 23 AT 21:00 CET
The legendary hard-bop group Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers performed in Olympia Hall in Paris, France on March 16, 1963. The line up included up-and-coming jazz legends Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Curtis Fuller, Reggie Workman, and Cedar Walton.
Ella Fitzgerald - Antibes Jazz Festival
SUNDAY, JANUARY 30 AT 21:00 CET
The 1964 edition of the Antibes Jazz Festival in Juan-les-Pins saw the return of the First Lady of Song, Ella Fitzgerald. Backed by Tommy Flanagan (piano) and Roy Eldridge (trumpet), the tireless singer performed classics from the Great American Songbook.