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.
Former phantom post, now ready. WordPress thinks this is only an update, so I have had to repost it afresh. Apologies. . Selection : Fosterity (Foster) Christmas Bonus Selection: Shutout (Foster) . Artists Freeman Lee (trumpet) Frank Foster … Continue reading →
Track Selection: “On it” Artists Donald Byrd (tp) John Coltrane, Hank Mobley (ts) Elmo Hope (p) Paul Chambers (b) Philly Joe Jones (d) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 7, 1956 Music A typical Prestige “blowing session” as the title … Continue reading →