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.
Selection: Tanglewood 63 (Gibbs) . . . Selection: Sojourn (Gibbs) . . . Track List A1 Tanglewood 63A2 FanfareA3 SojournB1 CanticleB2 Five For England Artists Musical Director – Michael Gibbs as composer/arranger Jeff Clyne, acoustic bass; Alan Ford, Fred Alexander, cello; Clive … Continue reading →
More British Progressive Modern Jazz from the early 1970s, as always, original first pressing. Selection: The Dandelion (incorrectly listed on the back cover as “We’ll Make It”) . . . Track List A1 With Terry’s Help 5:56A2 The Dandelion 6:10 … Continue reading →
UPDATED 20/12/18 Photos Of Westbrook Band 1968 (see foot of post) and review of RSD titles. Selection: Waltz . . . Artists: Mike Westbrook’s Concert Band Mike Osborne – alto saxophone, clarinet; Bernie Living – alto saxophone, flute, piccolo flute; … Continue reading →
’60s British Jazz Alert! Queen’s English courtesy of Google Translate. Selection: Crumblin’ Cookie . . . Artists Graham Collier: bass, arrangements; Dave Aaron, alto saxophone, flute; Karl Jenkins, baritone saxophone, oboe; John Marshall, drums; Philip Lee, guitar; Michael Gibbs, trombone; trumpet, flugelhorn, Harry Beckett … Continue reading →
Track Selection 1: In a mellow Tone (Ellington) Track Selection 2. All the things you are Track 3> X O X (Stan Tracey piano) Artists Dave Green or Kenny Napper (b) Benny Goodman (not that one) (d) Alan Branscombe or Stan Tracey … Continue reading →