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.
Mid-week mildly off-piste post, LJC wanders briefly off the golden path heading into the fonky mid-70s’, in search of new land, in this case, Austin, Texas. Selection: Weedhopper (Skiles) . . . Track List A1 WeedhopperA2 March Of The Goober … Continue reading →
Selection: Blues For Southeast Asia . . . Artists All tracks except E2: Nathan Davis, saxophone; Georges Arvanitas, piano and organ; Jacky Samson; bass; Charles Saudrais; drums. E2: Champs-Elysées All-Stars : Nathan Davis, saxophone; Jack Diéval, piano; Jacques Hess, … Continue reading →
Selection: Minor Meeting . . . Track List Junka 7:30 Blues Blue 7:18 Minor Meeting 6:46 Royal Flush 7:00 Some Clark Bars 6:18 My Conception 4:44 Artists Sonny Clark, piano; Donald Byrd, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor saxophone; Paul Chambers, bass; Art … Continue reading →
UPDATES September 11, photos Leon Thomas and Roy Haynes from Harry M, to Harrys Place; Melody Maker June 1980 full page interview with Pharoah, to Appendix. Enough of British Jazz for the moment, back to The USA, and one of … Continue reading →
More British Progressive Modern Jazz from the early 1970s, as always, original first pressing. Selection: The Dandelion (incorrectly listed on the back cover as “We’ll Make It”) . . . Track List A1 With Terry’s Help 5:56A2 The Dandelion 6:10 … Continue reading →