7 records found for Eddie Jackson
1956-04-07, NBC, 7 min.
October 2nd, 1954-June 23rd, 1956- (NBC) Half-hour variety show starring Jimmy Durante. Joining Jimmy were his former vaudeville partner Eddie Jackson, pianist Jules Buffano, and drummer Jack Roth. The show was set at the Club Durant and also featured the Durante Girls. Guest: Ernest Borgnine.
1960-08-14, WNEW, 43 min.
Jimmy Durante and associates Eddie Jackson, Sonny King, Jack Roth and Jules Buffano reminisce about the past. Jimmy Durante reminisces about his beginnings in show business, first club he ever worked at, his relationships with Lou Clayton, and the early years and personal anecdotes about fighting for two hours with a kid who made fun of his nose. Durante admits he will marry again this year. Introduction of his best buddies Eddie Jackson, Jules Buffano, Hal Roth, and new comer Sonny King who acquired this recording from Phil Gries which led to his introduction of his best friend Joey Bishop. At the start of the broadcast Jimmy gives great respect to Errol Flynn who wrote lovingly of Durante in his autobiography, "My Wicked Wicked Ways." Some movie clips are played viewing and hearing Jimmy Durante singing including "The Strutaway." A very special and endearing profile of the entertainer most people describe as "Sweet." Originally broadcast April 10, 1960. This broadcast would be the final telecast Hy Gardner would do on WNEW channel 5 in New York.
1962-01-07, WCBS, 24 min.Jimmy Durante makes his first appearance on an Ed Sullivan Show, most of which is devoted to the loveable "schnozzola" and company. With Eddie Jackson and Sonny King.
1963-02-24, WCBS, 23 min.Jimmy Durante, Eddie Jackson, and Sonny King make a very entertaining guest appearance. Ed Sullivan gives them over twenty minutes of show time.
1964-11-08, WCBS, 16 min.Jimmy Durante performs his nightclub act with Eddie Jackson and Sonny King.
1969-07-09, WNET, 50 min.
- Eddie Jackson
- Eddie Jefferson
- Coleman Hawkins
- Dan Morgenstern
- Roy Eldrich
- Barry Harris
- Bob Cousins
- Truck Partha
- Franz Jackson
N.E.T. FESTIVAL- December 6, 1967 - September 29, 1970 A Public Broadcasting Series of American and Foreign produced programming devoted to the exploration of the arts. On May 19, 1969 Coleman Hawkins "The Hawk" died of bronchial pneumonia at age 64. This memorial tribute includes a session taped at Chicago (WTTW-TV), shortly before Hawkins died. Performing with him are old rivals Roy Eldridge on trumpet, Barry Harris on piano, drummer Bob Cousins and Truck Partha on bass. Some of Hawkins signatures are played: "Yesterdays," "I Can't Get Started," "Disorder at the Border," and "Like Someone in Love." Hawkins' friends reassemble for this broadcast to play "Blue's for Hawk," Also appearing is jazz singer Eddie Jefferson, vocalizing in the style of Hawkins' immortal "Body and Soul" solo. Chicagoan Franz Jackson backs Jefferson on tenor sax. Dan Morgenstern, editor-in-chief of Down Beat magazine, offers a biography of his longtime friend. NOTE: Joined in progress, missing the opening.
1970-05-16, WABC, 52 min.September 26, 1969-July 4, 1970. Hour-long variety series starring Jimmy Durante and the singing Lennon Sisters (Dianne, Janet, Kathy, and Peggy).