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: Funk-cosity (Drew) . Artists Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) Kenny Drew (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Louis Hayes (drums) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 11, 1960 Music One of Blue Note’s greatest sessions, Undercurrent … Continue reading →
Audiophile Alternatives: USA and Tokyo go head-to-head Record Test: BLP 4059 Kenny Drew title “Undercurrent” (1960) Contestants: Music Matters 33 edition vs late 1970’s vintage King Records, Japan. NEW! a third contestant, Classic Records added at the last minute, rip courtesy of LJC … Continue reading →