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: Everything Happens to Me (standard) . . . Artists Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Allan Botschinsky, trumpet; Bent Axen, piano; Niels-Henning Pedersen, bass; Bjarne Rostvold, drums; Pedro Biker, vocals; recorded in Denmark, 1963. Plagiarism Alert! Marc Myers (JazzWax) picks up … Continue reading →
Warning: a quirky post, even by LJC standards, enjoy the ride! Selection: The Vinyl Detective Theme – short introduction (Joe Kraemer) . . . Artists Joe Kraemer, composer, keyboard/synths (below left); Andrew Cartmel, writer and music curator of vintage jazz … Continue reading →
Despite listing seventeen of Freddie titles at LJC, my favourite Blue Note trumpeter, Ready For Freddie was unintentionally overlooked, An omission no longer. Selection: Areitis (Hubbard) – Youtube digital upload, vinyl rip to be added at later date, so you … Continue reading →
UPDATE October 16: added my Liberty reissue labels to the post. UPDATE October 11: Harry M photos added to foot of post, the young Wayne Shorter, modelling striped pants, very 60s. Filling in the gaps of records LJC mysteriously missed … Continue reading →