Paul Gonsalves: Three Videos

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Over the past two days, I’ve posted here and here on tenor saxophonist Paul Gonsalves and a handful of his powerful small-group recordings. Today, three videos. [Photo above of Paul Gonsalves by Herb Snitzer]

Here’s Paul Gonsalves with Duke Ellington playing Blow by Blow in 1962…

Here’s Gonsalves with Ellington in 1966, with Gonsalves soloing on Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue

And here’s Gonsalves with Duke in 1972…

Paul Gonsalves died on May 15, 1974. Duke Ellington died nine days later.

      

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