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.
Track Selection: In Salah (trans. “prayer”) Artists Mose Allison (p, vo) Taylor LaFargue (b) Frank Isola (d) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 7, 1957 Music At 83 Mose Allison is still rocking the piano. Back in the late … Continue reading →
Track Selection 1: Opus de Funk Selection 2: Straight Life Selection 3. Peace Pipe Artists Tubby Hayes (ts) Harry South (p) Pete Blannin (b) Bill Eyden (d) recorded at Decca Studios, Hampstead, London, England, July 29, 1955 Music: Recorded at the incredibly young … Continue reading →