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.
On occasional post, about music, of all things. Music. Who’d have thought it? LJC, LJC, it’s always the same: always something different… Enough of comparing vinyl reissues, all that commercial competitive chest-beating stuff, lets get “musical” and what could be more … Continue reading →
UPDATE February 3rd: LJC reader from The Netherlands Mattyman has posted in a rip from his Toshiba 1992 reissue of Open Sesame. As a bonus he has included some whizzy waveform pictures. See and hear for yourself at foot of … Continue reading →
Audiophile Alternatives: USA and Tokyo go head-to-head Record Test: BLP 4059 Kenny Drew title “Undercurrent” (1960) Contestants: Music Matters 33 edition vs late 1970’s vintage King Records, Japan. NEW! a third contestant, Classic Records added at the last minute, rip courtesy of LJC … Continue reading →
WILD WEST (COAST) ALERT! Girly cover! Convicted felon on alto! Wrong year in jazz! Two artists “missing” – from credits! Half songs previously issued under different album title! Welcome to the Wild West (coast) of music publishing. Like, Wow! Selection: … Continue reading →
Five Selections: your five-a-day portions of jazz, for a healthy listening diet. I provide a sample from an album, they provide a sample from an album, I figure if its good enough for them it’s good enough for me too. Artists: … Continue reading →