To hear some free jazz online go to www.jango.com and go to the jazz section.

Some Video Clips to Watch

Ganesha - hr Big Band from Frankfurt, Germany. Solos by Rudresh Mahanthappa - alto; Raman Kalyan - flute, Tony Lakatos - tenor, Jim McNeely - arranger. Great fusion of jazz and Indian music.

Weak - Gretchen Parlato with the hr Big Band with terrific solo by Tony Lakatos.

Some great guitar tunes written and played by John Lambizi, an Italian living in Kecskemet, Hungary.

Drum tuition - take your pick

Jazz guitar tuition - lots to choose from

The Bill Evans Trio playing My Foolish Heart

Monica Zetterlund with The Bill Evans Trio

Transciption of John Coltrane's solo

Another one from Maria Schneider

Zoltan Lantos (Hungarian jazz violinist)and Kornel Hovath (drums)

Luciana Souza

Wacky videos by Steve Peterson - look at Last Call

Igor Butman - fabulous Russian tenor player

The incredible guitarist,Enver Izmailov

Jerry Philipps, manualist - something else to do with your hands

What to do when the drummer doesn't turn up

Amazing guitar player, Tony Melendez

How to play in 11/4 and other gems!

Fancy taking up an unusual instrument - try the theremin

Orrin Keepnews on recording Bill Evans Trio at the Village Vanguard

music around the world, literally

Sergio Mendes talking about the CD Encanto

Return to Forever - Reunion

The unbelievable Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra from Venezuela

Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra playing mambos - have you ever seen such enthusiasm from an audience or musicians?

Some great violin, guitar, percussion and bass playing from the same concert as the above.

Songs and sounds of the Mbuti Pygmies of the Ituri Rainforest in Southern Africa

Ondrej Smeykal - a true genius playing didgeridoo

Barbara Dennerlein -an extraordinary hammond organist!

Backstage with Tanzanian musicians at the Bela Fleck African Project

Jazz improvisation on a 5 octave Array mbira

Congolese music and very erotic dancing...wow!!!

Le Jazz Kora Jazz Trio HD - what would Monk have said about this? Terrific drummer

West African Drumming from Mali

Amazigh music and dancers - plus a few horses.

Lebanese belly dance music or perhaps you might prefer this music (If anyone wants a rehearsal pianist for belly-dancing just call me.)

A phenominal recorder player playing a Michael Brecker solo - wonderful

A nose job

Chakrulo - Rustavi Choir from Tibilisi, Georgia - beautiful resonant singing.

More beautiful Indian music - wonderful flute playing

A young Afghan boy singing a classical Afghan song

A school for reviving Afghan music. Can anyone help out. Send instruments, not bombs.

Nice tango music and 2 fantastic dancers.

A troop of tango dancers!

Fantastic vocalist called Joyce from Brazil

Another great song from Joyce.

a Latin version of Joy Spring by 2 Brazilian musicians, Cesar Camargo Mariano e Romero Lubambo

How to play Berimbau - which is a feature of Brazilian music

A great steel drum player.

Caribbean Steel Band. Useful information about steel drums on video. Sorry, can't resist this one

the amazing Puerto Rican percussionist, Giovanni Hidalgo

Arturo Sandoval in Madrid (hats off to the pianist too)

Al Jarreau with Steve Gadd and Percussionist

Honky Tonk Train Blues by Meade Lux Lewis - a classic

Boogie Woogie Dream - Albert Ammons and Pete Johnson - incredible!!

Some more boogie woogie from Meade Lux Lewis - wow, he could really play, sounds like a whole band

Oscar Peterson solo piano - I can't get started

Drum solo

Guitar solo


A funny one

Coco Zhao, vocalist from Shanghai

Coco Zhao, vocalist and featuring Jens Bunge on harmonica.

Toe-playing guitar player

Something else by the same composer

Gary Burton explains his grip

The Drummer - a great short film about something we all dread!

2 year 0ld singing Amazing Grace (better than most other versions on youtube).

Ravi Shankar and daughter Anoushka - wonderful!
Lee Ritenour with Akiro Jimbo, Abraham Laboriel and Otmaro Ruiz

Sofia Ribeiro and Gui Duvignau

Inti Illimani and Fransesca Gagnon My thanks to LatinColours.com for the last 4 items.

Gliding over the waves by Vladimir Vorobyov Thanks Vladimir for this one.

The fantastic Cuban pianist Alfredo Rodriguez playing Crossing the Border

Monica Zetterlund looks back on herself singing Some Other Time with Bill Evans. Priceless.

The MozART group from Poland

The fantastic Gretchen Parlato with an incredible piano solo by Taylor Eigsti

A story about Miles from Keith Jarrett

Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea Duo

Chick Corea y Paco de Lucia

Bela Szakcsi Lakatos band at Sibiu Jazz Festival

Michael Brecker plays Softly as in a morning sunrise

Miles with Quincy replaying the original Gil Evans' score

Stefano Bollani, pianist with his trio

Enrico Rava (trumpet) with Stefano Bollani

The wonderful Eliane Elias playing The Way You Look Tonight

Zambezi Express - a South African musical

Marian McPartland interview with Bill Evans -part 1

Marian McPartland interview with Bill Evans -part 2

Michel Petrucciani plays Round Midnight

Toots Thielemans plays Bluesette

Buranovskiya Babushki (the grannies of Buranovo in the Udmurt Republlic - European Song Contestants for 2012).

Vanessa Rodrigues demonstrates montuno (tambao) patterns - series of tutorials

Interview with Herbie Hancock

Bill Evans sings Santa Claus is coming to town

musician's ego

2 drummers auditioning for a jazz course

Charlie Mingus Big Band Round Midnight - New York Voices

Short Ride in a Fast Machine - classical music by John Adams. Superb!

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