Steve Allen Show

Posted by: Dave Douglas on November 30, 2008 @ 11:59 am
Filed under: Music

Steve, sitting with Burt Lancaster, introduces the 1964 Miles Davis Quintet with Wayne Shorter (on one of his first gigs with the band), Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Tony Williams.

Steve introduces a young Frank Zappa:

From the same Miles Davis broadcast. I just cannot get over this video, as many times as I’ve seen it – just sends shivers up my spine:

It’s sad that this one is cut off. The other solos, Wayne’s in particular, are worth searching out, but the audio/video quality of these clips are often less than stellar so I’ve posted this one.

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