Art Blakey &The Jazz Messengers: Africaine (1959) Blue Note

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Selection: Lester Left Town (Shorter) .  .  .   Artists: Lee Morgan, trumpet; Wayne Shorter, tenor sax; Walter Davis Jr., piano; Jymie Merritt, bass; Art Blakey, drums; Dizzy Reece, congas, recorded Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 10, 1959. … Continue reading

At last, it’s possible! Real home-download vinyl!

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Thanks to ground-breaking  technology of Additive Manufacturing, the new process of making three dimensional solid objects from a digital file, in conjuction the LJC exclusive hybrid Analogue Conversion Vinyl Pump™,  real home-downloadable vinyl is just a few clicks away. Just connect the LJC vinyl pump to … Continue reading

Serge Chaloff: Blue Serge (1956) Capitol/UK EMI

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Photos updated text refreshed  January 28, 2020 Track selection 1: I’ve got the world on a string (Arlen/ Koehler) .  .  . Track selection 2: Stairway to the Stars (Maineck/Signorelli/Parish) .  .  . Artists Serge Chaloff, baritone sax; Sonny Clark, … Continue reading

Miles Davis: “Birth of Cool” a little hotter than expected

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  Having been introduced to the iconic “Ascenseur pour l’échafaud” I finally “got” Miles Davis and the significance of “Cool”. A historically important departure from swing-derived rythmically-driven Bop, to a very different place and temperature. ( Remember, I am still new to … Continue reading