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.
Thank you, LJC readers, today we just crossed over five million page views, not bad for a subject that has little commercial presence, a labour of love. – LJC A post timed with the release of The Rajah Tone Poet, … Continue reading →
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 →
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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 →