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.
Spending time in the south of France, a short distance from Nice’s museum of modern art, in the dusty window of a seller of antique books and art, I noticed an extraordinary and unusual book. Fashioned in the form of a grand … Continue reading →
Unsolicited plug! I don’t normally post about new books but this one is I think a significant event. Anyone following the daily blog of Jazz Wax (Marc Myers) – link in my blogroll – will be aware Marc has a new book out … Continue reading →
TokyoJazzCollector Every day, Ebay sellers in the US and Europe head up to the Post with parcels of collectible jazz vinyl addressed to Japan. I knew there was a strong interest in collectible Jazz in Japan from my tussles with TokyoJazzCollector, … Continue reading →