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.
Sample: “The Meeting” Artists Benny Bailey (tp) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl) Pepsi Auer (p) Jamil Nasser (b) Buster Smith (d) “Funkturm Exhibition Hall”, Berlin, West Germany, August 30, 1961 and “Club Jazz Salon”, Berlin, West Germany, August 30, 1961 Music … Continue reading →
Track Selecton: “Charlemagne” > Artists Johnny Coles (tp) Eric Dolphy (as, bcl, fl) Clifford Jordan (ts) Jaki Byard (p) Charles Mingus (b) Dannie Richmond (d) Recorded Wuppertal Townhall, Wuppertal, West Germany, April 26, 1964 Music The music continues to be … Continue reading →
Track Selection Mingus in Europe soundclip on YouTube Artists Charles Mingus Quintet, with Eric Dolphy (f,bc), Clifford Jordan (ts), Jaki Byard (p) and Dannie Richmond (d) live at Wuppertal Townhall, Wuppertal, West Germany, 26th April 1964 Music Recorded towards the end … Continue reading →