selected jazz videos on YouTube with
Bent Persson

1981: Wolverine Blues*

Hot Sounds 1978: New Orleans Stomp/Save It Pretty Mama/Willie The Weeper/Jimtown Blues*

Knee Drops 1981: Knee Drops/After You've Gone/Wild Man Blues/Wild Cat blues/The Lonesome Road

The Return Of The Weatherbird Jazzband I Would Do Anything For You (part1/2)/Basin Street Blues/The Chant*/Chinatown/Some Of These Days*/High Society*/Chicago Breakdown*

They're back Papa De-da-da/When I Grow Too Old Too Dream/Bienville Blues/Come On And Stomp, Stomp, Stomp

The Weatherbirds fly by again My Monday Date/Someday Sweetheart/Tin Roof Blues*/Black Bottom Stomp*/Sweet Emalina/I Can't Give You Anything But Love

WBJB soars aloft Livin' High/St. James Infirmary/Ory's Creole Trombone/Funny Feathers/Fireworks

* contains a Louis Armstrong 50 Hot Chorus from 1927 (and some of the 125 breaks for cornet same year recorded on an Edison cylinder for Melrose Brothers)

All videos from Jazz Lives

1984 in Pantheon Paris

That Rhythm Man
Doin' The Voom Voom
1985 on NDR-TV Hamburg


1987 in Askersund

Going To Town
Freeze And Melt
Dallas Blues
Jumping At The Woodside
When The Saints Go Marching In

1991 in Breacon on BBC 2

I Ain't Got Nobody
Ease On Down

in Buenos Aires

Kärlek är kärlek
Potato Head Blues (small group)
Happy Feet (with Lindy Hoppers)

2009 in Stockholm
at dance palace "Chicago"

One O'Clock Jump

Oct 6th at Fitzgerald Theater St Paul

A Prarie Home Companion

jamming with Patty & the Buttons
at Aster Café Minneapolis
Perdido Street Blues
Nov 21 in Jönköping

After You've Gone
Sugar Hill Function
Tishomingo Blues
2016 Nov 11 same

Jumping At The Woodside
Kärlek är kärlek
Echoes Of The Jungle
Man From Harlem
At The Jazz Band Ball
Birmingham Breakdown
Falsterbo Jazzklubb 2018
Jun 8

Tishomingo Blues
Jumping At The Woodside
Saratoga Shout
Blue Minor
Take The A-Train

Manassas Jazz Festival (US)
with James Dapogny piano 1985

Chicago Breakdown & Black Bottom Stomp
Swedish Jazz Kings Nov 1988:
with James Dapogny and Ed McKee

from Jazz Lives

Mean Blues/How Come You Do Me Like you Do/What Makes Me Love You So/Wild Man Blues/Mandy Lee Blues/Old Fashioned Love/Whip Me With Plenty Of Love

All Star Band
with Kenny Davern:
Chinatown My Chinatown

Classic Jazzband
1997 in Örebro (from SVT)

Down In Honky Tonk Town
/When You're Smiling
/On The Sunny Side Of The Street
/Tiger Rag
with The Rhythm Hot Shots
in Kilsbergen 1991

/Doin´The New Low Down
/I Would Do Anything For You
/Because My Baby Don't Mean Maybe Now
/Minnie The Moocher
/Sweet Georgia Brown
/After I Say I´m Sorry
/You're Driving Me Crazy
/I Got Rhythm (mislabeled)

Swedish Jazz Kings
In Askersund

1994 with Mike Pointon & Ray Smith
Heebie Jeebies /Chattanooga Stomp /Four Or Five Times

1999 with Tom Baker
(Oh! Baby) What Makes Me Love You So

& Joep Peeters
Mandy Lee Blues

1997 with Bob Barnard and Joe Muranyi
in Marciac

Potato Head Blues

House Rent Blues
/I'm A Little Blackbird /
Kansas City Man Blues /I Dig Satchmo
concert in Delft (NL)

Achin' Hearted Blues
Mean Blues
Oriental Strut
Sugar Foot Strut
Sweet Emaline
Wild Man Blues
My Sweet Lovin' Man
You're Next
Cakewalking Babies From Home
2010 with Roy Williams
in Southern Cross Club Canberra

Old Fashioned Love
/(Oh! Baby) What Makes Me Love You So

Whitley Bay International Jazz Festival
BP Hot Five (58 min) BP Hot Seven (60 min)

selections from Jazz Lives

Somebody Loves Me
Birmingham Bertha
Steamboat Stomp
Clarinet Marmalade
Hot Jazz Trio
Three Pods Of Pepper

Red Hot Reedwarmers

New Century Ragtime Orchestra
playing Louis Armstrong's 30's Big Bands

I Surrender Dear
I Got Rhythm
Thanks A Million
You're Driving Me Crazy
part one

part two


recorded by
Michael Steinman

from Jazz Lives:
playing Henry Red Allen
part one

part two
Thomas Winteler's Jazz Serenaders

Savoy Blues
Forty And Tight

featuring Michel Bard (cl):
Cake Walking Babies
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Hot Jazz Trio
Bent Persson and His Hot Seven
Alligator Crawl
Weary Blues
Black Bottom Stomp
Matthias Seuffert's Rhythmmakers
I Would Do Anything For You
Bent Persson & His Orchestra
with Cécile McLorin Salvant

Ain't Misbehavin'
Dallas Blues
Clarence Williams
feat. Cecile McLorin Salvant*

Changeable Daddy Of Mine*
/Papa De Dada*

/Coal Cart Blues

/Down In Honky Tonk Town
jam session with

Blue Rhythmmakers

Matthias Seuffert's
homage to Miss Lil

Perdido Street Blues
Georgia Bobo
My Baby
Lillie Delk Christian
feat. Cecile McLorin Salvant (vo)

Sweethearts On Parade
I Must Have That Man
Louis Armstrong's 50 Hot Choruses

Spanish Shawl:     rehearsal     concert
The music of
Graeme Bell / Humphrey Lyttleton
presented by Michael McQuaid

on Jazz Lives
Bent Persson's Savoy Ballroom 5

Skip The Gutter
No (Papa No)
Beau Koo Jack
Union Rhythm Kings

Morten Gunnar Larsen
playing Morton

on Jazz Lives


Jazz Lives

BP leading a Luis Russel band recreation

see: Jazz Lives


Kansas City Stomps
Doctor Blues
Keyhole Blues
Rhythm King
Santa Claus Blues
Jazz Me Blues
Black Bottom Stomp
The late mister


go to Jazz Lives
Jack Purvis

What's The Use Of Crying Baby
Be Bo Bo

The many lives of
Sidney Bechet

with Thomas Winteler

go to Jazz Lives

Humpty Dumpty

6 more on Jazz Lives (Michael Steinman)

and 2 from (Atticus Live):

Davenport Blues
Clarinet Marmalade

Rico and Bent's Louis

I Surrender Dear
Litton's Jelly Roll

The Pearls
Burning The Iceberg
from (Jazz Lives)       Menno Daam's hommage to Spike Hughes

Sweet Sorrow Blues

New Orleans Wanderers

Too Tight
Papa dip
I Can't Say
Mad Mog
Perdido Street Blues

Following Louis

Once Upon A Time
Rocking Chair
same closer recorded

Claus Jacobi's Henderson 1925

Sugar Foot Stomp

Svensk Ramelorkester TV4 morgon 2006

En tillräckligt stor summa pengar

Rydskogen Joymakers
Tages Hörna
Linköping Aug 2014

I'm A Ding Dong Daddy From Dumas
Poor Li'l Me
Symphonic Raps
2010 Aneby

I Surrender Dear

Thomas Winteler's Jazz Serenaders
2010 in Berlin

Alligator Crawl
2011 in Avenches

Buddy Bolden Stomp
Upton June 2017 with Keith Nichols

Down In Honky Tonk Town
Buddy Bolden Stomp

Union Rhythm Kings
2010 Oslo

The Chant
Rhythm King

Hot Jazz Trio
Beau Koo Jack
Jazz Fest
Trondheim 2012

Saratoga Shout


Jazz Festival

2010 Hot Antic


2010 Bent Persson Hot Five with Thomas Winteler

Texas Moaner & Muskrat Ramble
Georgia Cabin
Sweetie Dear

2011 Rydskogen Joymakers

Alexander's Ragtime Band
Sweet And Hot

Harlem Jazz Camels
in Aneby 2012

Jazz Lives I

Jazz Lives II
Saturday Night Function
Once Upon A Time
Sister Kate
Them There Eyes

Bas-Klas & His
10 Doctors Of Syncopation
2012 Mosebacke Etablissemang Stockholm

Sugar Foot Stomp

Bent Persson Hot 5 featuring Thomas Winteler
Falsterbo Jazzklubb
Aug 11 2013

Texas Moaner
Viper Mad
Oriental Strut
Buddy Bolden Stomp
special guest:

Lasse Lundström sbs
Hällevik Aug 2013       Alligator Crawl
Trappan Stockholm
Nov 15 2016

Cakewalking Babies
Porto Rico
Coal Black Shine
S:ta Clara Stockholm Nov 16 2016

Sweetie Dear

Jelly Babies Jazz Band Cafe Jazz, Sandringham Hotel, Cardiff Oct 25 2016

Jazz Me Blues / Old Fashioned Love / After You've Gone

Big Butter And Egg Man / Basin Street Blues / Sweet Georgia Brown

Radiomuséet 90
Motala April 21 2017

Lena Fagerströms Trio


Bent's Hot Stompers
at Trappan Vällingby Feb 20

Ain't Misbehavin'
Down In Honky Tonk Town
High Society
with Ludvig Walter (my son) p

Linköping May 27

Black Beauty
with Thomas Winteler/Henry Lemaire/Philippe Anhorn

Cafe de France, St. Maxime June 1st

Once In A While

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