Don Rendell: Set 2 (1979) Spotlite

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Selection: Waltz (Alan Wakeman) .  .  . Tracklist A1. Becclesology (Rendell)     12:05A2. Devon Dance (Rendell)     11.41B3. Waltz  (Wakeman)   8:34B4. It Could’ve Happened to You (Wakeman)  8:05B5. Unicorn (Saberton)     9:11 Artists Don Rendell, tenor sax, soprano sax, flute; … Continue reading

Basso / Valdambrini Quintet: Stella By Starlight (1970) DejaVu 2009

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Selection: Donna Lu (Attilio Donadio) … Track List A1  Eighty One  (Miles Davis)A2  Spanish Mood  (Gil Evans)A3  Uroni  (Valdambrini)A4  Donna Lu  (Attilio Donadio)B1  Conseguenza  (Valdambrini)B2  Ricorda Me  (Valdambrini)B3  Inver Time  (Agoni)B4  Stella By Starlight  (Washington/ Young) Artists Giorgio Azzolini, double … Continue reading

Joe Harriott/ Amancio D’Silva: Hum Dono (1969) Vocalion 2015

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Selection 1: (previously posted from British Jazz Explosion compilation) : Hum Dono (D’Silva) .  .  . Selection 2: N.N.N.T (D’Silva) .  .  . Internet search for the initials “N.N.N.T.” draws a complete blank. What could they signify? “Hum Dono” translates … Continue reading

Miles Davis Quintet: Herding Cats (1957) New Jazz

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UPDATE APRIL 3: LAST-MINUTE SUPRISE TURN OF EVENTS – TOKYO CALLING! (See foot of post for latest development) Selection: Catastrophy (Mingus) Artists Miles Davis, trumpet; Charles Mingus, bass; Thelonious Monk, piano; Hank Mobley, tenor saxophone, Art Blakey, drums, recorded Van … Continue reading

Miyasaka+5: Animals Garden (1979) ALU – (BBE J Jazz Series, 2019)

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Selection: Animals Garden  Artists Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – 松風鉱一 Koichi Matsukaze Bass – 大場景弘  Kagehiro Oba Drums –  宮坂高志 Takashi Miyasaka Piano – 津垣博通  Hiromichi Tsugaki Soprano & Tenor Saxophones – 沢井原児* Genji Sawa Trombone – 板谷博  Hiroshi Itaya Tenor Banjo – Koichi Matsukaze Sleeve Notes – Tony Higgins Recorded in Japan, I guess Tokyo … Continue reading

Basso/ Valdambrini Sextet: Exciting 6 (Italy, 1967) Dejavu (2006)

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Selection 1: Agitazioni .  .  . Selection 2: Navarra  .  .  . Track List A1 Guernica 2:57A2 Exotic 2:50A3 Aura 2:20A4 Look Out* 2:50A5 Young Man 2:25A6 Leit Motiv* 2:55B1 Before Ten O’Clock 2:58B2 Agitazione* 2:27B3 Suspense 2:57B4 Navarra 2:55B5 … Continue reading

Pyramid pieces 1, Australia (1969-79) compilation, The Roundtable 2020

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  Selection: People Make The World Go Round – Peter Gaudion’s Blues Express (9:15) … Artists – selection; PG’s Blues Express Peter Gaudion, trumpet;  Richard Miller, saxophone; Mal Wilkinson, trombone; Vic Connor, Piano; Derek Capewell, bass; Allan Browne, percussion; recorded … Continue reading

Amancio D’Silva: Konkan Dance (1972, unissued) The Roundtable 2021

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Selection: A Street In Bombay .  .  . Track List A1. A Street In Bombay 10:36A2. What Maria Sees 7:49B1. A Song For Francesca 10:50B2. Konkan Dance 8:46 Artists: Amancio D’Silva, acoustic guitar, electric guitar; Don Rendell, soprano saxophone, Tony … Continue reading

Richard Davis/Freddie Hubbard: Muses for Richard Davis (1969) MPS (Jp. 1974 TP)

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Selection: Milk train (Knepper) .  .  . Artists Freddie Hubbard, trumpet; Jimmy Knepper, trombone; Jerry Dodgion, alto sax; Eddie Daniels, tenor sax; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Roland Hanna, piano; Richard Davis, bass; Louis Hayes, drums; recorded at MPS Studios, Villingen/Black … Continue reading

Alice Coltrane: Ptah, The El Daoud (1970) Impulse

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Warning! LJC hits rock-bottom with an “unlicensed copy” from digital sources.  Exceptional circumstances, it’s a Vinyl Emergency.  Selection 1 – the opening: Ptah, The El Daoud (Alice Coltrane) .  .   . Selection 2 – the close: Mantra (Alice Coltrane) .  … Continue reading

Michael Gibbs: Tanglewood 63 (1971) Deram

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Selection: Tanglewood 63 (Gibbs) .  .  . Selection: Sojourn (Gibbs) .  .  . Track List A1  Tanglewood 63A2  FanfareA3  SojournB1  CanticleB2  Five For England Artists Musical Director – Michael Gibbs as composer/arranger Jeff Clyne, acoustic bass;  Alan Ford, Fred Alexander, cello; Clive … Continue reading

Sonny Clark: My Conception (1959) Blue Note Tone Poet

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Selection: Minor Meeting .  .  . Track List Junka 7:30 Blues Blue 7:18 Minor Meeting 6:46 Royal Flush  7:00 Some Clark Bars 6:18 My Conception 4:44 Artists Sonny Clark, piano; Donald Byrd, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor saxophone; Paul Chambers, bass; Art … Continue reading

Pharoah Sanders: Jewels Of Thought (1969) impulse!

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UPDATES September 11, photos Leon Thomas and Roy Haynes from Harry M, to Harrys Place; Melody Maker June 1980 full page interview with Pharoah, to Appendix. Enough of British Jazz for the moment, back to The USA, and one of … Continue reading

Dadisi Komolafe: Hassan’s Walk (1983) Nimbus West

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A Midweek Jazz post, for a change, a record LJC feels quite enthusiastic about. Artists  Dadisi Komolafe (Arthur Wells), alto saxophone, flute; Roberto Miranda, bass; Sunship Theus, drums;  Eric Tillman, piano; Rickey Kelly, vibraphone, recorded Los Angeles, October 1983, engineers  Dennis … Continue reading

Curtis Amy: Groovin’ Blue (1961) Pacific Jazz/ UK Vogue

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     Selection: Groovin’ Blue (Curtis Amy) .  .  . Artists Carmell Jones, trumpet; Curtis Amy, tenor sax; Bobby Hutcherson, vibes; Frank Strazzeri, piano; Jimmy Bond, bass; Frank Butler, drums; recorded at Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, December 10, 1960 … Continue reading