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.
Prestige “original”!? What’s one number difference in an address? Into the vaults, LJC returns clutching what he thought was his most prized “original” Prestige LP, purchased a few years back from the now-disappeared Intoxica Records, Portobello Road, Notting Hill. The man said … Continue reading →
Prestige Yellow Fireworks Label, 446 W. 50th St., N.Y.C, (1955-8) Prestige Records was one of the main specialist modern jazz labels in the 50’6s and ’60s, a rival to Blue Note. The quality of recording and pressing of its 12″ first NYC label … Continue reading →
Selection 1: One for Elena This record is too good to get away with just the one selection. Move on to number two. Selection 2: Reaching Out Artists Frank Haynes (tenor saxophone) Billy Gardner (piano) Grant Green (guitar) Ben Tucker … Continue reading →
Thanks to ground-breaking technology of Additive Manufacturing, the new process of making three dimensional solid objects from a digital file, in conjuction the LJC exclusive hybrid Analogue Conversion Vinyl Pump™, real home-downloadable vinyl is just a few clicks away. Just connect the LJC vinyl pump to … Continue reading →