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.
UPDATE III: December 3, 2020, both rips replaced with new and comparable copies, made yesterday on the same equipment on the same day. This eliminates the problem of the old USB rip being out of pitch with the MM33. UPDATE … Continue reading →
At LJC you never know what you are going to find in your mailbox, apart from those tiresome MICROSOFT ACCOUNT DEACTIVATION WARNING emails . So it was a pleasant surprise to hear from a California-based writer, Jeff Gold, who wanted … Continue reading →
A special feature of this year’s EFG London Jazz Festival (13-22 November 2020), is an Esquire Covers Club event, celebrating the great British jazz label Esquire (1947 – 64). I thought this might be of interest to LJC readers. In … Continue reading →
LJC wandering off the beated track again, with modal power-tenor Billy Harper. Selection: Love On The Sudan (Harper) . . . Artists Billy Harper, tenor saxophone; Everett Hollins, trumpet; Armen Donelian, piano; Wayne Dockery, bass; Malcolm Pinson , drums; recorded … Continue reading →