Joe Harriott/ Amancio D’Silva: Hum Dono (1969) Vocalion 2015

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Selection 1: (previously posted from British Jazz Explosion compilation) : Hum Dono (D’Silva) .  .  . Selection 2: N.N.N.T (D’Silva) .  .  . Internet search for the initials “N.N.N.T.” draws a complete blank. What could they signify? “Hum Dono” translates … Continue reading

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Jack Wilson: Ramblin’ (1966) Vault/ Vocalion

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Note to myself, stay out of hi-fi topics, for a while anyway, a very opinionated field! Music, onward and upward, a British Decca pressing of an American recording that has a lot of interesting musical content, hopefully may ring your … Continue reading

Paul Gonsalves: Boom-Jackie-Boom-Chick (1963) Vocalion/ (2006) Universal

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Selection: Boom-Jackie-Boom-Chick (Gonsalves) . . . The title track is dedicated by Ellingtonian tenor Paul Gonsalves to his friendJackie Sharpe, tenor and baritone sax player, jazz club owner (the Downbeat Club in Old Compton Street, Soho)  and all-round legendary London character. Sharpe was … Continue reading