Tubby Hayes Down in The Village (1962) Fontana

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Track Selection 1: Johnny One Note London 2012 bonus! Track Selection 2. First Eleven Artists Freddy Logan (b) Allan Ganley (d) Gordon Beck (p) Tubby Hayes (ts,ss,vib) Jimmy Deuchar (t) recorded live at The Ronnie Scott Club, London on 17-18th … Continue reading

Art Blakey Meet You at The Jazz Corner Vol2 (1960) Blue Note

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Track Selection: Night Watch (Mobley) Artists Lee Morgan (tp) Wayne Shorter (ts) Bobby Timmons (p) Jymie Merritt (b) Art Blakey (d) recorded at “Birdland”, NYC, various sets , September 14, 1960 Music: Do I sense a degree of mischief for Art Blakey to … Continue reading

Wayne Shorter Schizophrenia (1967) Liberty

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Track selection: Schizophrenia Artists Curtis Fuller (tb) James Spaulding (as, fl) Wayne Shorter (ts) Herbie Hancock (p) Ron Carter (b) Joe Chambers (d) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 10, 1967 Music You guessed it, I’m in … Continue reading

Louis Smith Smithville (1958) DivUA re ’75

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Selected Track: Smithville. An easy pace relaxing twelve bar jazz-blues. If you are in the mood, you might just try singing along to it, “They call it Stormy Monday” in the manner of  Chris Farlowe. Artists Louis Smith (tp) Charlie Rouse … Continue reading

Bill Evans, Jim Hall: Undercurrent (1962) United Artists

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Track Selection: My Funny Valentine Artists: Bill Evans (p) Jim Hall (g) recorded at Sound Makers, NYC,  April 24 and May 14, 1962 sound engineer: Bill Shwartau Music: A triumph for Bill Evans and Jim Hall, another exercise in telepathic communion, … Continue reading

Thelonious Monk: Underground (1968) Columbia

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Track Selection: Ugly Beauty (Monk) Artists Musicians: Charlie Rouse (ts) Thelonious Monk (p) Larry Gales (b) Ben Riley (d) recorded NYC, December 14, 1967 February 14, 1968; Tim Geelan  engineer,  Teo Macero  producer. Cover Art: photography:  Horn Grinner Studios; art direction: John Berg, Richard Mantel, John … Continue reading

Art Blakey Ritual! (1957) Pacific Jazz

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Track Selection: Sam’s Tune Artists Bill Hardman (tp) Jackie McLean (as) Sam Dockery (p) Spanky DeBrest (b) Art Blakey (d) recorded NYC, January 14 and February 11, 1957 Music: Hard bop – Mclean and Hardiman top of their game. It is Blakey’s album, and features … Continue reading

Freidrich Gulda – Sahib Shihab – JJ – Hubbard (1964) SABA

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Track Selection: No 3. Artists Freddie Hubbard – Trompete J.J. Johnson – Posaune Sahib Shihab – Bariton-Saxophon, Flöte Friedrich Gulda – Klavier Das Eurojazz Orchester: Stan Roderick, Kenny Wheeler, Robert Politzer – Trompeten Harry Roche, Rudolf Josel – Posaunen Alfie Reece – Tuba Rolf Kühn, Herb Geller, Tubby Hayes … Continue reading

Kenny Burrell: On View At The Five Spot Cafe (1959) Blue Note/ Division of United Artists

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Track Selection: Birks Works (Gillespie) Artists Tina Brooks (ts) Bobby Timmons (p) Kenny Burrell (g) Ben Tucker (b) Art Blakey (d) recorded at “Five Spot Cafe”, NYC, 2nd set, August 25, 1959 Music: Tina Brooks!! Bobby Timmons, and “Kenny Burrell with … Continue reading

Roy Haynes Just Us (1960)

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Track Selection: Speak Low Artists Richard Wyands (p) Eddie De Haas (b) Roy Haynes (d) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 5, 1960 Music Haynes has supported  an enormous variety of artists – Parker, Lester Young, Getz, Monk, … Continue reading

Workin’ with the Miles Davis Quintet (1956)

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Selection :  the contest: The Theme (Take 1) – Prestige original pressing (1:57) The Theme (Take 1) – Esquire UK release pressing (1:57) The acid test is to get one to run  just out of synch with the other, and see if you … Continue reading

Tubby Hayes: Return Visit (1962) Fontana

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Last updated January 27, 2017 Previously posted as Japan modern reissue (track “If I had You medley”) record now upgraded to the original 1962 Fontana. Seemed a good excuse to post more Tubby Hayes. https://londonjazzcollector.wordpress.com/2012/02/02/tubby-hayes-return-visit-1962/ Track Selection: I See With My Third “I” (R. … Continue reading

Oliver Nelson with Eric Dolphy Straight Ahead (1961) Esquire

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Track selection 1: Images Track Selecton 2: Straight Ahead Artists Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Oliver Nelson (ts, as, cl) Richard Wyands (p) George Duvivier (b) Roy Haynes (d) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 1, 1961 Music: Fantastic combination, … Continue reading

Bags and Trane (1959) London Atlantic

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Last updated: January 2015 Track Selection 1 Bee Bop (Gillespie) Selection 2: Bags and Trane Artists John Coltrane (ts) Milt Jackson (vib) Hank Jones (p) Paul Chambers (b) Connie Kay (d) recorded NYC, January 15, 1959 Music: I’m not big … Continue reading

Tubby Hayes Paul Gonsalves Change of Setting (1965)

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Track Selection: Don’t Fall Off The Bridge Artists Tony Coe (as,fl,ts), Tubby Hayes (ts,vib,fl), Paul Gonsalves, Ronnie Scott (ts), Jackie Sharpe (bs), Ray Nance (tp,vln,voc), Terry Shannon (p), John Lamb (b), Ronnie Stephenson (d). Recorded February 15th 1965, Lansdowne Studios, … Continue reading

John Coltrane Africa / Brass (1961) HMV

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Track Selection: Blues Minor (Coltrane) Artists: Booker Little (tp) Britt Woodman (tb) Donald Carrado, Bob Northern, Robert Swisshelm, Julius Watkins (frh) Carl Bowman (euph) Bill Barber (tu) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl, arr, cond) John Coltrane (ts) Pat Patrick (bars) McCoy … Continue reading

Sonny Rollins MJQ Perspectives 1951-3

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Selection 1: I Know (Miles Davis on  Piano) Selection 2: With a Song in my Heart Selection 3: This Love of Mine Artists Sonny Rollins (ts) Kenny Drew (p) Percy Heath (b) Art Blakey (d) recorded Apex Studios, NYC, December … Continue reading

Wonder why you keep losing bids on most wanted records?

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Ahoudori1947, the bidder anonymised as a***4, is the Ebay identity of the Tokyo group of vinyl record stores “Disk Union”.  I estimate they spend over $1,000 a day every day buying premium collectible jazz vinyl on eBay: That is four wins … Continue reading

Eddie ‘Lockjaw’ Davis/ Johnny Griffin: The Tenor Scene (1961) Esquire

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Track Selection: Straight No Chaser Artists Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, Johnny Griffin (ts) Junior Mance (p) Larry Gales (b) Ben Riley (d) recorded live at Minton’s Playhouse, Harlem, NYC, Breakfast set, January 6, 1961 The so-called “Tough Tenors” quintet, a two-year collaboration between … Continue reading

Miles Davis in Person at the Blackhawk Vol1 Friday Night (1961) Fontana

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Track Selection: Walkin’ UPDATED, EXTRA TRACK Track Selection 2: Bye Bye Blackbird (The Amazon review post cited below made me listen again, and it reminded me, crikey Mobley was on top form that night, better than I have heard in … Continue reading