STINGRAY DJAZZ PRESENTS: MOVEMBER
MONDAYS THROUGHOUT NOVEMBER AT 21:00 CET
To raise awareness of men’s health issues, Stingray DJAZZ pays special attention to Movember – the month formerly known as November – when brave and selfless men around the world grow a moustache. Every Monday in November, Stingray DJAZZ broadcasts iconic concerts by legendary mustachioed jazz musicians. First up, on November 7, is Art Farmer: Live in ’64, featuring the great flugelhornist in his prime. On November 14, Erroll Garner: Live in '63 & '64 presents two beautifully filmed concerts featuring the pianist’s classic trio with bassist Eddie Calhoun and drummer Kelly Martin. On November 21, Jimmy Smith: Live in '69 boasts an incredible 90-minute concert from 1969 filmed in Paris. And finally, on November 28, Wes Montgomery: Live in '65 shines a light on one of music history’s most unique and influential guitarists. Don’t miss it – every Monday evening throughout November on Stingray DJAZZ!
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7 AT 21:00 CET
Art Farmer: Live in '64 highlights an amazing one-hour concert featuring the great flugelhornist in his prime. Farmer’s band includes legendary guitarist Jim Hall (fresh from Sonny Rollins’ band), drummer Pete LaRoca, and Steve Swallow on bass. The legendary ensemble plays both standards and originals with ease and finesse and highlights why Farmer was considered one of the most innovative horn players in all of jazz.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14 AT 21:00 CET
Erroll Garner: Live in '63 & '64 presents two beautifully filmed concerts featuring his classic trio of bassist Eddie Calhoun and drummer Kelly Martin. Erroll Garner was one of jazz’s true original players and this showcases his improvisational brilliance on a parade of his most classic numbers, such as “Fly Me To The Moon” and “I Get A Kick Out Of You”, as well as originals “Erroll’s Theme,” “Mambo Erroll”, and his best-known composition, “Misty”.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21 AT 21:00 CET
Jimmy Smith: Live in '69 boasts an incredible 90-minute concert from 1969 filmed in Paris. Working in his classic trio format with longtime guitarist Eddie McFadden and drummer Charlie Crosby, Jimmy shows why he is still the uncontested king of the jazz organ. Highlights include blues jams “Got My Mojo Working” and “Sonnymoon For Two”, the classic ballads “Alfie” and “Satin Doll”, as well as a 23-minute version of his showcase number “The Sermon”.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 AT 21:00 CET
Wes Montgomery: Live in '65 shines a light on one of the most unique and influential guitarists in music history. These beautifully filmed programs from the spring of 1965 feature Wes, in intimate studio settings, leading three different lineups through some of his best-known tunes, including “Four On Six”, “Jingles”, and “West Coast Blues”. This rare footage, featuring rehearsals, between-song banter, and closeup camera angles, illuminates Wes's extraordinary musical vocabulary and unconventional picking technique.