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.
Warning: a quirky post, even by LJC standards, enjoy the ride! Selection: The Vinyl Detective Theme – short introduction (Joe Kraemer) . . . Artists Joe Kraemer, composer, keyboard/synths (below left); Andrew Cartmel, writer and music curator of vintage jazz … Continue reading →
Selection: Besame Mucho Artists Kenny Dorham (tp) Barney Wilen (ts) Duke Jordan (p) Gilbert Rovere (b) Daniel Humair (d) recorded Paris, France, April 24 & 25, 1959 Music Escaping briefly from the tormented souls of the Sixties New York avant … Continue reading →
Track Selection 1: Swing 39 (Reinhardt) Selection 2: Nuages (Reinhardt) Artists Barney Wilen (ts), Milt Jackson (p) , Percy Heath (b) , Kenny Clarke (d) recorded Feb.13-14, 1958 Paris Barney Wilen remains a cult figure – in France. His records are … Continue reading →