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.
On occasional post, about music, of all things. Music. Who’d have thought it? LJC, LJC, it’s always the same: always something different… Enough of comparing vinyl reissues, all that commercial competitive chest-beating stuff, lets get “musical” and what could be more … Continue reading →
Rules are made for breaking, sometimes. For a change I thought I would open up a post dedicated to the evil silver disk, the only way to enjoy some of the greatest jazz ever recorded, that would otherwise fall between the … Continue reading →
Selection: Wierd-O (Miles Davis) Artists: Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Charlie Rouse (tenor sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Earl May (bass) Art Taylor (drums) recorded NYC, May 11, 1960 Music “Rouse setting out in 1960 on his debut recording as leader, before embarking … Continue reading →
Track Selection: You Don’t Know What Love Is Artists Charlie Rouse (ts), Billy Gardner (p), Peck Morrison (b), Dave Bailey (d) recorded December 20-1, 1960 New York City Music The ever-eloquent “AllMusic” say: “Rouse is best known for his work … Continue reading →