Jazz Party was a ninety-minute long live-television show featuring top jazz musicians jamming with little rehearsal and no set-list. Host Art Ford supplemented his core group of ... See full summary »

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1958  

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Art Ford ...
 Himself - Host (6 episodes, 1958)
Harry Sheppard ...
 Himself - Vibes Player / ... (4 episodes, 1958)
Vinnie Burke ...
 Himself - Bass Player / ... (3 episodes, 1958)
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 Himself - Tenor Saxophonist (3 episodes, 1958)
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Jazz Party was a ninety-minute long live-television show featuring top jazz musicians jamming with little rehearsal and no set-list. Host Art Ford supplemented his core group of semi-regular performers such as Tyree Glenn and Coleman Hawkins with such renowned singer and instrumentalist guests as Kenny Burrell, Teddy Charles, Buck Clayton, Roland Hanna, Billie Holiday, Dick Hyman, Abby Lincoln, Ben Webster and Lester Young. Written by David Bassler

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8 May 1958 (USA)  »

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Art Ford's Jazz Party  »

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Ben Webster received $59.50 for his guest appearance on the show. See more »

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