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 February 4, 2021: Harry M photos, Stan Getz at Ronnie Scotts, 1971 Selection: Crow’s Nest (Tjader) . … Artists Stan Getz, tenor sax; Cal Tjader, vibes; Vince Guaraldi, piano; Eddie Duran, guitar; Scott LaFaro, bass; Billy Higgins, drums. Recorded … Continue reading →
I have been trying to pace posts to one a week, but this is one of those cases where I didn’t want to delay. No original comparator to hand, but hot on the heels of the Tone Poet release, better … Continue reading →
Another lost recording, but “studio quality” not bootleg, before a live audience auditorium recorded for radio broadcast, ORTF, Paris, 1975. Selection: Love Is Here 1 . . . The recording does not declare – mono or stereo. The sound stage … Continue reading →
LJC is going off-piste again, venturing into the mid-70s, and Brazilian-influenced free spiritual jazz fusion or something. You can do this if, like me, you are a Time Lord. Post intended for new year, but just didn’t happen that way. … Continue reading →
UPDATE January 10, Harry M photo Charlie Rouse 1969 Jazz Expo added Revisiting the Italian Soul Note label and its chest of jazz treasures, this recording is a real oddity : Mal Waldron, Woody Shaw, Charlie Rouse, stellar line up, … Continue reading →
UPDATE Jan.5: Johnny Griffin at Ronnie Scotts, 1969 Harry M photo added. Selection: Latin Quarter (John Jenkins) . . . Artists Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Sonny Clark, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Kenny Dennis, drums.; recorded Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, … Continue reading →