Savoy Records: The Vinyl Collector’s Field Guide – Second Edition


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  Now in 2nd Edition! Many updates, corrections, additions. Contents: Second Edition PART I  – Beginner’s Slopes Overview of the Savoy Records label Moving Forces: Lubinsky, Reig, Mendelsohn and Cadena. The Savoy Artist Roster Van Gelder Engineering and Mastering  Collector … Continue reading

Charlie Parker: The Charlie Parker Story (1945) Savoy


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Selection: Ko Ko Ko Ko – Short Take #1 (0:40) Ko Ko – Orig Take #2 (2:50) NEW!! courtesy of LJC poster FelixStrange – 78 master Ko Ko – mindblowin’! Ko Ko Savoy 78rpm Charlie Parkers Bebop Boys: (FLAC by … Continue reading

Donald Byrd: Byrd’s Word (1955) Savoy


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Special message Happy New Year to all LJC visitors. Congratulations on finding your way here. Special greetings to all my commentors –  without your contributions, there would be a fair bit less here to read. Hi also to all the lurkers: I … Continue reading

Cannonball Adderley “Presenting” (1955)


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Track Selection: “Spontaneous Combustion” > Artists Cannonball Adderley (as) Nat Adderley (cor)  Paul Chambers (b)  Kenny Clarke (d) Hank Jones (p) recorded July 26th 1955, NYC Music One of Cannonball Adderley’s very first recordings from 1955, the first cover alludes subtly to Adderley’s … Continue reading

Art Pepper “Surf Ride” (1956)


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Selected track: “Cinnamon”  > Special Christmas Bonus! Extra pick from Surf Ride as recommended by Dottor Jazz “Straight Life”  > – Artists: Art Pepper with various “groups”, recorded in 1956 during one of the brief spells at the time when he … Continue reading