This DVD presents two incredible concerts from 1962 and 1964 featuring stellar European and American musicians. The 1962 show is a newly-discovered one-hour concert from the Adolphe Sax Festival in Belgium. Hawkins is still considered one of the most important innovators in the history of jazz.
-Liner notes by Scott Deveaux
-Cover photo by Jan Persson
-Booklet photos by Chuck Stewart, Lee Tanner, Jan Persson, Val Wilmer, Rolf Ambor, Memorabilia collage
Belgium 1962: Coleman Hawkins - tenor sax; George Aravanitas - piano; Jimmy Woode - bass; Kansas Fields - drums
London 1964: Harry "Sweets" Edison - trumpet; Sir Charles Thompson - piano; Jimmy Woode - bass; Jo Jones - drums