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 1: Nile Valley Blues Selection 2: Blind Willie Artists Yusef Lateef (tenor, alto saxophone, flute, oboe, chuen, theremin) Hugh Lawson (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Roy Brooks (drums) recorded NYC, March 8 & 9, 1966 Music Lateef led six … Continue reading →
Selection 1 (abstract): Medula Sonata Selection 2 (standard) : Why do I love you? Artists Yusef Lateef (ts, fl, ob) Georges Arvanitas (p) Reggie Workman (b) James Black (d) recorded NYC, July 21-2, 1965 Year: 1965 Lyndon B. Johnson’s War … Continue reading →
Track 1: SNAFU (original Moodsville) Track 1 reprise: SNAFU ( UK release Transatlantic 1967) Its only MP3 so you wouldn’t necessarily expect to hear a world of difference. To my ears the UK transfer compares quite favourably with the Moodsville RVG … Continue reading →
Track Selection: Head Hunters Artists Yusef Lateef – born William Huddleston – (ts, fl, ob) Hugh Lawson (p) Herman Wright (b) Roy Brooks Jr. (d) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 15-6, 1966 Music: For 1966 Impulse – the other … Continue reading →