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.
Previously posted in 2013 for mono format. It was early days, could do better, so I decided to rewrite rather than just repair. This update expands on the musical contribution of Harriott, with more links, new pictures, new rips, more … Continue reading →
Updated November 5, 2017. New rips, pictures and text corrections Selection: Formation (fake mono – stereo with channels summed) . . . Artists: Shake Keane (trumpet) Joe Harriott (alto saxophone) Pat Smythe (piano) Coleridge Goode (bass) Phil Seamen (drums) recorded … Continue reading →
Selection: Just Goofin’ Artists Joe Harriott (as) Pete Blannin (b) Tony Kinsey (d) Bill Le Sage (p,vib) Bob Efford (ts)Recorded London, May 16, 1957 Music There is a gibbet in the Tower of London reserved for anyone saying this, but there is only very … Continue reading →