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.
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 1: Opus de Funk Selection 2: Straight Life Selection 3. Peace Pipe Artists Tubby Hayes (ts) Harry South (p) Pete Blannin (b) Bill Eyden (d) recorded at Decca Studios, Hampstead, London, England, July 29, 1955 Music: Recorded at the incredibly young … Continue reading →
Track Selection: Mirage Artists Tubby Hayes, Ronnie Scott (ts) Terry Shannon (p) Jeff Clyne (b) Bill Eyden (d) recorded November 1958 Music Billed as “England’s Greatest Combo”. You mean those limeys have learned to play the saxophone? Jazz? “England’s Greatest” – … Continue reading →
Track Selection:” A Message from the Messengers” > Artists Tubby Hayes (ts) Dickie Hawdon (t) Harry South (p) Pete Elderfield (b) Bill Eyden (d) recorded in London on July 17th, 1956 Music Tubby in super form. The track “Message to the Messengers” sounds like a … Continue reading →
Track Selection: “The Late One” (3:35) > Christmas special bonus selection from “Tubbs”: “R.T.H.T.” > Artists Tubby Hayes (ts) Terry Shannon (p) Jeff Clyne (b) Bill Eyden (d) Recorded 1961 Tubby led the Jazz Couriers with fellow tenor player and jazz legend Ronnie Scott … Continue reading →