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.
Selection: Pavanne (Carr/Tomkins) . . . Artists Don Rendell (Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet) Ian Carr (Trumpet, Flugelhorn) Michael Garrick (Piano) Dave Green (Bass) Trevor Tomkins (Drums) recorded Lansdowne Studios, Holland Park, London, March 18, 1968, recording engineer David Heelis, … Continue reading →
Selection: On The Minute (Eardley) … Artists Jon Eardley (trumpet) Milt Gold (trombone) Phil Woods (alto sax) Zoot Sims (tenor sax) George Syran (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Nick Stabulas (drums) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, January 13, 1956. … Continue reading →
I’ve been posting about the Jazzland label recently, let’s dig deep into one of the great recordings there, Harold Land, West Coast Blues! Selection: Ursula (Land) … Artists Joe Gordon (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor sax) Barry Harris (piano) Wes Montgomery … Continue reading →
Many jazz collectors have kindly sent in pictures missing from the Jazzland catalogue review, keep ’em coming, more work to update all the files, thank you. However, I sensed at the time I should have finished the Jazzland story, and not left … Continue reading →
JAZZLAND LP CATALOGUE VISUAL REFERENCE SET – MONO (1960-65) The Riverside sub-label Jazzland is often overlooked, perhaps because it was initially a reissue vehicle for Riverside recordings. It developed as an interesting source of original recordings not found elsewhere, some … Continue reading →