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: All The Things You Are . . . All The Things You Are – a jazz standard from the 1939 Broadway musical Very Warm for May, Jerome Kern, music, Oscar Hammerstein II, libretto, though the verse is rarely heard. … Continue reading →
Track Selection: Bugs (Gullin) Artists Carl-Henrik Norin (ts), Lars Gullin (bs), Rolf Berg (g), George Riedel (b), Alan Dawson or Bo Stoor (d) recorded in Stockholm, Sweden on November 6, 1953 and January 26, 1955 for Metronome. Music Sweden’s most famous baritone … Continue reading →