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: Marjoun (LaRoca) – Muse, 1973 . . . Original: Majoun – Douglas, 1967 . . . The remastered Muse sounds quite different to the Douglas original. The stereo stage is quite different. The Muse sounds to me more “congested”, and … Continue reading →
Pictures updated December 20, 2019 Selection: Majoun (La Roca) . . . Fast-paced Bop-Not Bop, with the young Chick Corea looking to establish his own forceful identity, while la Roca leaves no-one in any doubt he is the leader, and he isn’t … Continue reading →