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.
A second final last British Jazz post of the year: another LJC excursion off-piste, a toe into the water of the Seventies transition to electric jazz-rock fusion, courtesy of Mr Bongo. It is a Uber Mystery Tour: you don’t know … Continue reading →
This year, I’m celebrating a British Jazz Christmas, complete with a cheesy Christmas jumper, and a glass of sherry. We’ve seen a vintage jazz vinyl revival here in the UK this year, albeit slow, not quite the pace of Blue … Continue reading →