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.
We havent had a post for the Free tendency for a while, so Ornette can point the way. Get one Free, get another one, also Free. Free for the price of none, which is free anyway. Track Selection 1: Kaleidoscope Track Selection … Continue reading →
Track selection 1: Bird Food Second selection 2: Una Muy Bonita Artists Don Cherry (cor) Ornette Coleman (as) Charlie Haden (b) Billy Higgins (d) recorded NYC, October 8, 1959, engineer Bones Howe Music Ornette Coleman seems to attract as devoted a … Continue reading →
Track Selection: Everywhere (Beaver Harris) Artists Roswell Rudd (tb) Giuseppi Logan (fl, bcl) Robin Kenyatta (as) Charlie Haden, Lewis Worrell (b) Beaver Harris (d) recorded San Francisco, CA, February 1, 1966 Pocket-Bio: Roswell Rudd was a key player in the spawning of free … Continue reading →
Track Selection: “Lost Life” (re-ripped) > The Artists S7633 Art Pepper (as) Hampton Hawes (p, el-p) Charlie Haden (b) Shelly Manne (d) Recorded Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1975 The Music Only his second recording after the end of a five-year sentence in San Quentin 1968 -73 on … Continue reading →
Track Selection: “Theme for Ernie” > Artists Archie Shepp (ts) Tommy Turrentine (t) Grachan Moncur III (trmb) Roswell Rudd (trmb) Howard Johnson (tuba) Perry Robinson (clar) Charlie Haden (b) Beaver Harris (d) All star cast in addition to Shepp’s regular band, recorded 1966. Music All … Continue reading →