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Some of the rarest live bootlegs, studio outtakes, and musical moments in history archived and curated by Janek Gwizdala and Justin Vasquez. Having built a friendship on the way they listen to music together, Janek and Justin bring together their extensive collection to pick out the best bits, tell stories, and offer insight in this radio show styled podcast.




The Live Archive Episode 12 May 21st 2014

We're featuring some incredible live cuts this week with artists including Charlie Parker, Dave Holland, Pat metheny, Clifford Brown, Squarepusher, Jack Dejohnette, Herbie Hancock, The Jaco Pastrorius Big band featuring Bob Mintzer, and the Michael Brecker quartet featuring Adam Rogers, Clarence Penn, and Larry Goldings!

Duration: 00:32:39

The Live Archive Episode 11 May 3rd 2014

What do Vinnie Colaiuta, Jeff Ballard, Mike Clarke, and Tony Williams have in common? they're all on this episode! We're playing music from Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock and Headhunters, James Taylor with Larry Goldings, Cassandra Wilson with Gregoire Maret, Kurt Rosenwinkel, and Sting.

Duration: 00:31:56

The Live Archive Episode 10 April 24th 2014

This episode features music from Abbey Lincoln with Pat Metheny, Bard Mehldau, Elliot Mason, The Brian Blade Fellowship, Herbie Hancock with Headhunters, and Elvin Jones with Steve Grossman and Dave Leibman.

Duration: 00:36:39

The Live Archive Episode 9 April 18th 2014

This week we're featuring music by Asteroid Power up featuring Deantoni Parks, Steve Carr & Duncan Busto aka Digital & Spirit, Peter Gabriel, Gerry Gibbs, Ravi Coltrane, Bearfarm, Mathias Eick, Ray Lamontagne, Doug Wamble, Adam Rogers, and Sean Rickman.

Duration: 00:35:16

The Live Archive Episode 8 April 10th 2014

In this birthday edition (Justin's) of the live archive, we play tracks both live and fromthe studio byJose Gonzalez, Ellitot Smith, Herbie Hancock, Mike Stern, Bob Berg, Janek Gwizdala and Jojo Mayer, and Wynton Marsalis.

Duration: 00:39:01

Live Archive Episode 7 April 3rd 2014

This episode of The Live Archive brings you Elvin Jones with Michael Brecker live at the Blue note in NYC, Joe Lovano live at the Vanguard, Lettuce Live in Tokyo, Bill Evans Live in paris, Egberto Gismonti, and one of the fastest and most burning versions of Weather Report playing Port of Entry Live in Milan!

Duration: 00:35:11

Live Archive Episode 6 January 2012

This episode of the Live Archive podcast features music from John Abercrombie, The Wood Brothers, Wayne Shorter, Joshua Redman, Chris Potter, and John Coltrane!

Duration: 00:40:39

Live Archive Episode 5 December 2011

This episode of the Live Archive features music fromKudu,Sting,Max Roach,Clifford Brown,Jeremy Lubbock,Mike Phillipsand more!

Duration: 00:33:51

Live Archive Episode 4 November 2011

This week’s episode features music fromNat Adderley,Marc Copeland,Brad Mehldau, and TheMike Breckerband live in Berlin!

Duration: 00:27:39

Live Archive Episode 3 October 2011

This week’s edition of the live archive features performances byRick Margitza,Dave Kikoski,Jonah Smith,Jojo Mayer’s NERVE,Nicholas Paytonand theSan Francisco Jazz Collective, anTake 6withTill Bronner.I totally screwed up the intro to the Jonah Smith song – should have been “I feel more like I did back then, than I do right now”. And luckily for you guys I wasn’t playing trumpet on it, butBob Reynoldswas playing Tenor!

Duration: 00:27:55

Live Archive Episode 2 September 2011

This episode features music fromKudu,Pat Metheny,Eddie Harris,Wayne Krantz, andBob Reynolds.

Duration: 00:34:39

Live Archive Episode 1 August 2011

Welcome to the first episode of The Live Archive Podcast with your hostsJanek GwizdalaandJustin Vasquez. This show features music fromJeff Beck,Gary Husband,Wynton Marsalis,John Scofield,Pat Metheny, andMichael Brecker.

Duration: 00:36:07