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: All The Things You Are . . . All The Things You Are – a jazz standard from the 1939 Broadway musical Very Warm for May, Jerome Kern, music, Oscar Hammerstein II, libretto, though the verse is rarely heard. … Continue reading →
Selection: Polka Dots and Moonbeams (Van Heusen / Burke) 320 kbps MP3 Artists David Shipp (bass), Wilbur Campbell (drums), John Young (piano), Von Freeman (tenor saxophone) Recorded June 11, 1975, engineer Stu Black Music Finding myself owner of this record, but knowing nothing about the artist, the … Continue reading →