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.
I expect some of you were watching the closing evening yesterday of the Danish Ebay seller Cross_Road_Blues (Score 4279) auction. 234 superb vintage jazz LPs, including some of the most desirable Blue Notes, all in excellent or near mint condition Here’s … Continue reading →
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(an occasional post prompted by the interesting exchange regarding said gentleman) What Leon Wanted (1980) Browse through Leon Leavitt’s Wants List, circa 1980 (Wants List courtesy of DottorJazz – click to enlarge). It’s like reading pages from TheJazzCollector’s $1,000 bin. … Continue reading →
MC Jazz says: Some interesting lessons from the last few reader-participation posts I thought I might share. Thanks to all those who took the trouble to compile their lists and send them in. Isn’t this Internet thing great? The Fantasy Record Collector … Continue reading →
It’s poll time. There have been many comments about quality and preferences for different artists and styles of jazz, but I want to get down to the more basic question of quantity: how big, or how small, is your vinyl jazz collection? Perhaps you … Continue reading →