The Subject is Jazz was a television program that aired on NBC in 1958. Hosted by Gilbert Seldes with the musical direction of Billy Taylor, the show featured prominent jazz performers. The series of thirteen half-hour shows produced at WNBC in New York. Footage from the show features many interviews and performances of 50s jazz legendsDuke Elllington, Billy Taylor, Wilbur de Paris, John Hammond, Aaron Copeland, Willis Conover, Toshiko, Lee Konitz, Cannonbal Adderley, Willie "The Lion" Smith, Dr. Marshall Stearns and others.
Dizzy Gillespie and quintet recorded in 1965 to coincide with the release of the album Dizzy on The French Riviera, with Kenny Barron replacing Lalo Schifrin on piano.
Trumpet - Dizzy Gillespie Saxaphone/Flute - James Moody Bass - Christopher White Piano - Kenny Barron Drums - Rudy Collins
Impressions -John Coltrane Deepak Ram : Bansuri Steve Robertson : Drums/Percussion Bob Basa : Guitar John: Shifflett : Bass
Mike Wofford/Holly Hofmann Quartet: When the Sun Comes Out