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.
Year-End Wrap Up. Having strayed this year into the Seventies, crossed the Atlantic to home, flirted with different jazz labels and genres, toyed with some modern reissues, I wanted to end the year returning to basics: the sound of Blue … Continue reading →
Straying over the boundaries of 50s/60s jazz, putting a toe into the early ’70s, turning the focus back home to Britain, and the influence of expatriate African jazz musicians on the evolving British jazz scene. Think: Londonjazzcollector. British jazz started … Continue reading →