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.
Another slightly unusual A:B comparison post: a direct cut-to-disk modern recording, with some of the best of current British jazz musicians, up against a Van Gelder mastered fifty year old Blue Note vinyl, with some of the best mid-Sixties players, … Continue reading →
Selection: Ollie (Strozier) Artists Danny Moore (flugelhorn) Frank Strozier (alto saxophone, flute) Harold Mabern (piano) Stafford James (bass) Louis Hayes (drums) at Media Sound, NYC, November 5, 1977 Music Last heard recording on 1962, in 1976 Strozier returned to the studio … Continue reading →