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: Laker’s Day . . . (Baseball and basketball fans may want to skip this section) . Tubby Hayes dedicates his second guest spot, Laker’s Day, to English cricketer Jim Laker – who just that day had taken a record 19 wickets in … Continue reading →
Over sixty years old, seen better days, and not at all in very good shape. But that’s enough about me, lets get on and talk about this Tubby Hayes Tempo. Selection 1 : Cheek to Cheek – Tempo 1957 Selection … Continue reading →
Track Selection: Tin Tin Daeo Artists Tubby Hayes (ts, vib) Terry Shannon (p) Jeff Clyne (b) Phil Seamen (d) recorded London, England, December, 1959 Music : I’ll let boss man Simon Spillett lead on this: “I think it’s one of Tubby’s … Continue reading →
Last Updated: January 27, 2018 Track Selection: The Serpent (Hayes) . . . Ronnie Scott (ts) Tubby Hayes (ts) Terry Shannon (p) Phil Bates (b) Bill Eyden (d) Live at the Dominion Theatre, Tottenham Court Road, London in 1957 Britain’s answer to the Jazz … Continue reading →
Selected Track: “Wilton’s Mood” I> Wilton Gaynair (ts) Terry Shannon (p) Kenny Napper (b) Bill Eyden (d) Recorded at Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London, August 26, 1959. The Tempo label is the UK’s premier division of British jazz pressings of the Fifties and early Sixties, … Continue reading →