Newport News – a guest post

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Newport News A guest post by LJC reader Clive D, writing as Vinylla So, LJC has been soliciting yet again … for vinyl acquisition stories…. One afternoon, relaxing with my usual Ximenes (Ed: I think Ximenes refers to a cryptic crossword … Continue reading

Art of The Saxophone, Two for One.

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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

Eric Dolphy: Latin Caribe (1960) New Jazz re

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Selection: Mambo Ricci (Amalbert/ Ricci) Artists Eric Dolphy (as, bclar, fl) Carlie Simons (vib) Gene Casey (p) Bill Ellington (b) Manny Ramos (d, timb) Juan Amalbert (congas) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 19, 1960 Music: LJQ brought to … Continue reading

Eric Dolphy: Last Date (1964) Limelight

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Selection: The Madrig Speaks, The Panther Walks (Dolphy) Artists Eric Dolphy (as, bclar, fl) Misja Mengelberg (p) Jacques Schols (b) Han Bennink (d) recorded at Hilversum, Holland, June 2, 1964 before a selected audience. Music Apologies for yet another Dolphy record so soon after … Continue reading

Eric Dolphy: Outward Bound (1960) Esquire

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Selection 1 : GW (dedicated to Dolphy’s mentor Gerald Wilson) The track closest in lineage to Out to Lunch Selection 2: On Green Dolphin Street Hubbards muted introduction gives a false sense of reassurance.  One reviewer commented that his quirky original  take … Continue reading

Eric Dolphy: Out There (1960) Prestige UK Esquire

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Selection 1: Feathers (Hale Smith) Selection 2: Serene (Dolphy) Something both malevolant and beautiful about the avant-garde’s treatment of tenderness, peace and tranquility, exposing flashes of barely concealed danger, somewhere Freddie Krueger is loose in Snow White’s boudoir. Artists Eric Dolphy (as, … Continue reading

Eric Dolphy: Out to Lunch (1964) Blue Note

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Selection 1: Something Sweet Something Tender Mono Original Blue Note: Stereo, Division of Liberty: Selection 2: Straight Up and Down Mono Original Blue Note: Stereo, Division of Liberty: LJC writes: always turn a mistake into an advantage. I have two editions of the same … Continue reading

Oliver Nelson with Eric Dolphy Straight Ahead (1961) Esquire

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Track selection 1: Images Track Selecton 2: Straight Ahead Artists Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Oliver Nelson (ts, as, cl) Richard Wyands (p) George Duvivier (b) Roy Haynes (d) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 1, 1961 Music: Fantastic combination, … Continue reading

John Coltrane Africa / Brass (1961) HMV

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Track Selection: Blues Minor (Coltrane) Artists: Booker Little (tp) Britt Woodman (tb) Donald Carrado, Bob Northern, Robert Swisshelm, Julius Watkins (frh) Carl Bowman (euph) Bill Barber (tu) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl, arr, cond) John Coltrane (ts) Pat Patrick (bars) McCoy … Continue reading

Eric Dolphy In Europe Vol.2 (1961)

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Track Selection: Laura ( caution – vinyl has a few marks which sound on occasions, and recorded in Denmark  Wonderful, Wonderful, Copenhagen. What’s to like? The music, of course.) Artists Eric Dolphy (as,fl) Erik Moseholm (b) Jorn Elniff (d) Bent Axen (p) Recorded live at  “Berlingske Has”, September … Continue reading

Oliver Nelson Sextet “Screaming the Blues” (1960)

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Track Selection: Oliver Nelson Sextet feat Eric Dolphy “Three Seconds” > NJLP 8243  Richard Williams (tp) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Oliver Nelson (as, ts) Richard Wyands (p) George Duvivier (b) Roy Haynes (d)   Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, … Continue reading