Adventures in collecting "modern jazz": the classical music of America from the Fifties and Sixties, on original vinyl, on a budget, from England. And writing about it, since 2011. 100% coronavirus-free content.
Selected Track (long): They Cant Take That Away From Me (10:16) > Originally released as Prestige 7130 Donald Byrd (tp) John Coltrane (ts) Red Garland (p) George Joyner (b) Art Taylor (d) Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 15, … Continue reading →
Track Selection: “Leap Year” (George Syran) > Originally issued as PRLP 7033 “The John Eardley Seven” Jon Eardley (tp) Milt Gold (tb) Phil Woods (as) Zoot Sims (ts) George Syran (p) Teddy Kotick (b) Nick Stabulas (d) Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 13, … Continue reading →