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.
Track Selection: Piger, which apparently translates as “Girls” in ..umm.. Scandinavian. (Shihab) . Incredible music, amazing, Danish jazz from 1962, Sahib Shihab, improbably on alto, but Lars/Lasse Gullin pushes him off baritone as the local star on the big beast … Continue reading →
Track Selection: Bugs (Gullin) Artists Carl-Henrik Norin (ts), Lars Gullin (bs), Rolf Berg (g), George Riedel (b), Alan Dawson or Bo Stoor (d) recorded in Stockholm, Sweden on November 6, 1953 and January 26, 1955 for Metronome. Music Sweden’s most famous baritone … Continue reading →