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: Cry Of Hunger (Billy Harper) . . . Soloists: Baritone Saxophone, Trevor Koehler; Flugelhorn, Howard Johnson ; Tenor Saxophone , Billy Harper. Artists Billy Harper, flute, tenor saxophone; Bruce Ditmas, drums; Dave Sanborn, alto saxophone; David Horowitz, synthesizer; Gil … 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 →
Selection: Priestess (Harper) . . . Artists Bily Harper, tenor saxophone; Everett Hollins, trumpet; Mickey Tucker, piano; Gregg Maker, Bass; Malcolm Pinson, drums; recorded in New York June 27-30, 1977, engineer Jim McCurdy A&R Recording Studio, New York City Mickey Tucker … Continue reading →