Schedule & Events
Schedule & Events
Friday & Saturday: Rare vintage videos each day. Admission free with Bash admission or $5 each for film show only.
Friday, 8:00PM: Jazz collector and film historian David Weiner will present two hours of rare film and TV clips, showcasing jazz and pop artists from the 1920s into the 1970s. Among the featured performers will be soloists Art Tatum, Dick Hyman, Miles Davis, T-Bone Walker, Louis Armstrong, Zoot Sims, Terry Gibbs, Dave Brubeck, Eddie Condon, Tommy Dorsey, Oscar Peterson, Edmond Hall, Benny Goodman, Wingy Manone, Jack Teagarden, George Gershwin, Buddy DeFranco & more; the bands of Count Basie, Jack Hylton, Hal McIntyre, Harry James, Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway & Ben Pollack; and vocalists Billie Holiday, Helen Humes, Harry Barris, Sophie Tucker, Helen Forrest, Alberta Hunter, Sister Rosetta Tharpe & Sir Harry Lauder! Plus a batch of vintage jazzy cartoons!
Also, after the films, rare record playoffs / challenges hosted by Henry Schmidt.
Saturday, 4:00PM to 6:00PM: In celebration of the 125th anniversary of Cole Porter’s birth, Will Friedwald’s Clip Joint presentation will feature jazz performances of the composer’s songs from vintage TV variety programs.
Saturday, 8:00PM to 10:00PM: Ron Hutchinson, founder of The Vitaphone Project, will once again present a two hour program of rare early sound music, vaudeville and comedy short subjects. Because 2016 marks the 25th anniversary of the Project, the program will begin with a specially edited salute to a quarter century of restorations. Also scheduled are two just-completed restorations starring Georgie Price and Nan Blakstone unseen in 87 years, early band shorts by Abe Lyman, Grace Johnston and The Indian Five, Leith Adams and the Saturday Night Swing Club, vaudevillians Jay C. Flippen, The Yacht Club Boys, Eddie White, and lots more.