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.
When Horace Silver left us, for posterity, LJC posted a series of his main Blue Note albums. It is a couple of weeks overdue now to give Bobby Hutcherson the same respect, so over forthcoming posts, some of those titles not previously … Continue reading →
It’s been a good few weeks for the afterlife jam session – first Bobby Hutcherson, Toots Thielmans, Louis Smith, now Rudy has cut his last acetate. The giants are gathering on the other side. We have so much to be … Continue reading →
More hidden treasures. You wait ages for a Dolo Coker post, then two come along at once. Marc Myers pipped me to the post with his JazzWax post on Coker just a couple of weeks ago, here, describing Coker as … Continue reading →
Selection:1: Paraphernalia (Shorter) Selection 2: Country Son (Davis) Artists: Miles Davis (trumpet) Wayne Shorter (tenor sax) Herbie Hancock (piano) George Benson (guitar) Ron Carter (bass) Tony Williams (drums) recorded Columbia Studios, Studio B, NYC, January 16, May 15-17, 1968 A … Continue reading →