I can't remember whether I've posted Charlie Parker on Music Club before, but, even if I have, it's been too long.
For tonight's Music Club, we've got Wynton Marsalis playing a jazz standard.
Here's a tune from Charles Mingus, whose aggressive performance and leadership style made him a prominent figure within the bop genre.
Nights At The Roundtable featuring the legendary Sonny Rollins and The Modern Jazz Quartet from a 1953 session for Prestige Records with "The Stopper".
Newstalgia Downbeat with Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra featuring Fran Warren on Vocals, recorded live at Cafe Rouge at the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York on September 22, 1947.
Nights At The Roundtable with Charlie Ventura and his Orchestra from a session recorded on August 11, 1949 - "Feather's Den".