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.
Selection: Passion Spring Artists Kenny Dorham (t) Dave Amram (French horn) Cannonball Adderley (as) Cecil Payne (bars) Cedar Walton (p) Paul Chambers (b) Philly Joe Jones (d) NYC, January 20 and February 18 1959 Year: 1959 January 1959, Fidel Castro … Continue reading →
Track Selection: Velvet Scene (Waldron) (Audio Note: as first track, the first minute has a few clicks, fine thereafter. Skip it if you prefer) Artists John Coltrane (ts) Pepper Adams, Cecil Payne (bars) Mal Waldron (p) Doug Watkins (b) Art … Continue reading →
Track Selection: Spiritus Parkus Artists Dizzy Reece (tp) Joe Farrell (ts, fl) Cecil Payne (bars) Hank Jones (p) Ron Carter (b) Charlie Persip (d) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 13, 1962 Music Fantastic line up including … Continue reading →
Track Selection: “Communion” (Payne) Artists and Recording Session Clark Terry (tp) Cecil Payne (bars) Duke Jordan (p) Ron Carter (b) Charlie Persip (d)recorded NYC, March, 1961 Music This record would seem to follow on from Cecil Payne alternative score to “The … Continue reading →
Track Selection “Mighty Fine Wine” > All star line up: Cecil Payne (bar/s) Clark Terry (t) Bennie Green (tb), Duke Jordan (p) Ron Carter (d) Charlie Persip (d) Recorded NY 1962 Music fromThe Connection There is the best known Blue Note … Continue reading →