How big is your vinyl jazz collection? An LJC Poll.

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It’s poll time. There have been many comments about quality and preferences for different artists and styles of jazz, but I want to get down to the more basic question of quantity: how big, or how small, is your vinyl  jazz collection? Perhaps you … Continue reading

Roy Haynes: Modern Group (1954) Vogue 10″

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Selection: Minor Escamp (Jordan) Now the somewhat surface-challenged Dillon (Roy Haynes Trio) Artists Barney Wilen (ts) Jay Cameron (bars) Henri Renaud (p) Jimmy Gourley (g) Joe Benjamin (b) Roy Haynes (d) recorded Paris, France, October 26, 1954 Year:1954 In 1954, … Continue reading

Roland Kirk: Now please don’t you cry, beautiful Edith (1967) UK Verve

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Track Selection: Stompin’ Ground Artists Roland Kirk (ts, mzo, str, fl) Lonnie Liston Smith (p) R. Boykins (b) Grady Tate (d) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 2, 1967 Verve engineer Val Valentin produced by Creed Taylor. … Continue reading

Hal McKusick: Triple Exposure (1957) Esquire

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  Selection: The Settlers and the Indians Artists Billy Byers (trb) Hal McKusick (as, ts, clar) Eddie Costa (p) Paul Chambers (b) Charlie Persip (d) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, December 27, 1957 Music A very obscure recording made … Continue reading

Tony Kinsey: Jazz at The Flamingo (1957) Decca

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  Selection: Just Goofin’ Artists Joe Harriott (as) Pete Blannin  (b) Tony Kinsey (d)  Bill Le Sage (p,vib) Bob Efford (ts)Recorded London, May 16, 1957 Music There is a gibbet in the Tower of London reserved for anyone saying this, but there is only very … Continue reading

Miles Davis In Person at The Blackhawk (1961) Fontana Stereo

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Selection: Bye bye Blackbird (Fontana Stereo) Artists Miles Davis (t) Hank Mobley (ts) Wynton Kelly (p) Paul Chambers (b) Jimmy Cobb (d) recorded at “The Blackhawk”, San Francisco, CA, 1st  April 21-2, 1961 engineer Russ Payne. Music An “amateur” reviewer on … Continue reading

Sonny Red The Mode (1961) Jazzland/ Orpheum

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Selection: The Mode (Red) Artists Sonny Red (as) Barry Harris or Cedar Walton  (p) Grant Green (g) George Tucker (b) Jimmy Cobb (d) recorded Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, May 29, 1961 and December 14, 1961 Music An interesting LP led by altoist Sylvester Kyner … Continue reading