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: Scarborough Fair (trad, arr. P Simon) .. . . . Artists Harold McNair, flute, alto saxophone, electric sax; Danny Thompson, string bass; Ric Grech, bass guitar; Terry Cox, drums; Tony Carr, percussion; Colin Green, guitar; Alan Branscombe, Keith Tippett, … Continue reading →
Selection 1: You’re Next (D. Byrd) Blue Note Tone Poet Series 2019 . . . Go Compare: Selection 2: You’re Next, United Artists 1979 UK Jazz File edition . . . For comparison, a UK edition of the United Artists … Continue reading →
Selection 1: Penelope (Wayne Shorter) Tone Poet Series (2019) . . . Wally Trautgott re-mastered a reissue for the Capitol Connoisseur series back in 1995, which happens to be the copy on my shelf. Wally has his fans, though I … Continue reading →