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.
Last updated: November 5, 2016 (photos and text) Above, UK CBS pressing. It is conventional wisdom that earlier pressings are closer to the source and should sound better. Below, first cover UK release on Fontana. The opportunity arose to put this conventional wisdom to … Continue reading →
Track Selection 1 E.S.P selection 2: Little One Artists Miles Davis (tp) Wayne Shorter (ts) Herbie Hancock (p) Ron Carter (b) Tony Williams (d) recorded Columbia Studios, Los Angeles, CA, January 2-3, 1965 Music Miles “second quintet” strongly influenced by … Continue reading →