Jackie Wilson at the Copa 1962

Jackie Wilson At The Copa is the only live album by Jackie Wilson that I know about.

It was recorded at the Copacabana in New York and released in 1962.

While I think of Jackie Wilson as a soul and R&B artist, this album seems to be close to the light jazz/lounge category. Like Sam Cooke when he performed at the Copa, I suspect that Jackie Wilson eased up on his performance for the audience.

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Miles Davis In Europe 1963

Miles Davis In Europe is a live album by the Miles Davis Quintet.

It was recorded at the Antibes Jazz Festival on the French Riviera. The album was released in 1964.

Playing on the album are:

Miles Davis trumpet
George Coleman tenor sax
Herbie Hancock piano
Tony Williams drums
Ron Carter bass

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Ella Fitzgerald Ella In Hollywood 1961

Ella In Hollywood is a live album by Ella Fitzgerald.

It was recorded at the Cresendo club in Los Angeles at concerts held on May 11 to May 21, 1961.

She was backed by a small group consisting of:

Herb Ellis – Guitar
Lou Levy – Piano
Wilfred Middlebrooks – Bass
Gus Johnson – Drums

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Charles Mingus The Complete Town Hall Concert 1962

The Complete Town Hall Concert is a live album by Charles Mingus and a large band.

It was recorded at The Town Hall in New York City on October 12, 1962. The album was originally released as Town Hall Concert in 1962 and then reissued in 1994 with extra tracks as The Complete Town Hall Concert.

The album has suffered from a poor reputation as Mingus and his band were playing previously unrecorded music.

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Bill Evans Live at Town Hall 1966

Live At Town Hall is a live album by the Bill Evans Trio.

It was recorded at the Town Hall in New York City on February 21, 1966 and was released later the same year.

While the album sleeve indicates that this is volume one, I’m not aware of other volumes or an extended version.

Playing on the album are:

Bill Evans – piano
Chuck Israels – bass
Arnold Wise – drums

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Ella Fitzgerald Duke Ellington The Stockholm Concert 1966

The Stockholm Concert 1966 is a live album by Ella Fitzgerald backed by Duke Ellington and his Orchestra.

It was recorded at the Stockholm Concert Hall in Stockholm, Sweden on February 7, 1966. It wasn’t released until 1984.

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John Coltrane A Love Supreme Live In Juan-les-Pins France 1965

A Love Supreme Live In Juan-les-Pins is a live recording by John Coltrane.

It is sold as part of the deluxe version of A Love Supreme because the bonus tracks include this live performance from the Antibes Jazz Festival in France in July 1965.

I’ve read that this is the only time the full suite has been played live at one concert.

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Miles Davis In Person Friday & Saturday Nights at the Blackhawk Complete 1961

In Person Friday & Saturday Nights at the Blackhawk Complete is a live album by Miles Davis.

It was recorded at the Blackhawk nightclub in San Francisco on April 21 & 22, 1961 and the Complete version was released in 2003. Previously two albums, In Person Friday Night at the Blackhawk, San Francisco, Volume 1 and Volume 2 were first released in 1961.

Playing on the album are

Miles Davis – trumpet
Hank Mobley – tenor saxophone
Wynton Kelly – piano
Paul Chambers – bass
Jimmy Cobb – drums

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