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: Mode For Joe . . . Artists Lee Morgan, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone; Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Cedar Walton, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Joe Chambers, drums, recorded Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 27, 1966, … Continue reading →
Selection: Jinrikisha . . . Impossible to choose a best track, all of them are outstanding. The most widely played is probably Dorham’s sprightly Blue Bossa, or Henderson’s Recorda-me, both their respective signature tunes, so I’ve chosen as the selection … Continue reading →
More UPDATES at foot of post, added Monday March 16 Health Warning! Post for Pixel-Peepers™ only! May Definitely contain nuts. Just when things were getting clear on how first pressings of the New Jazz 8200 series looked between 1958 and … Continue reading →
Rather than just replace the NEW JAZZ Collector’s Guide First Edition with a Second Edition, which I will do in time, I would like to share just the fruits of a more depth analysis of the timeline of New Jazz … Continue reading →