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.
Blue Note produced some extremely long-lived music, sounding as fresh today as sixty years ago. They show-cased talent that has rarely if ever been surpassed. However some music hasn’t worn well. This could be one, you can probably think of … Continue reading →
Selection: All The Things You Are . . . All The Things You Are – a jazz standard from the 1939 Broadway musical Very Warm for May, Jerome Kern, music, Oscar Hammerstein II, libretto, though the verse is rarely heard. … Continue reading →
In 1982, the combined forces of Decca/Telefunken (TelDec) and Georg Neumann Gmbh launched a German compilation of classical music tracks demonstrating the new analog mastering process – Direct Metal Mastering:(10 For Sale from €7.87). The DMM process entered the Blue Note chain … Continue reading →