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.
ROUND 2 of this Van Gelder ’80s Vinyl Comeback Collection Original Stereo LP: Riverside RLP 1139 Blue Spring Kenny Dorham (1959) Riverside Recording engineer: Jack Higgins Mastering: Jack Mathews Selection: Spring Cannon (1959) Artists (1959) Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Dave Amram (French … Continue reading →
Life after Blue Note, Impulse and Prestige – and before CD: “MASTER BY- VAN GELDER”. The continuing LJC mission to track down the affordable good stuff. What Rudy Did Blue Note, Prestige, and Impulse in the ’50s and ’60s: Rudy Van Gelder made clean, crisp, … Continue reading →
Selection: Bleeker St Blues Artists Freddie Redd (piano) Clarence “C” Sharpe (alto) Clifford Jordan (tenor) Gerry Cappuccio (baritone) Don Sickler (trumpet) George Duvivier (bass) Ben Riley (drums) recorded Englewood Cliffs NJ, January 18 &19, 1985 Music Pedigree line-up, some of … Continue reading →