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.
(Apologies: WordPress has been playing up again, the email alert for this post has a corrupted earlier version. Technology! LJC) Track Selection: Dear John C Artists Charlie Mariano (as) Hank Jones or Roland Hanna (p) Richard Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d) … Continue reading →
Track Selection: Solo Dancer: Stop! Look! And Listen, Sinner Jim Whiney! Artists Rolf Ericson, Richard Williams (tp) Quentin Jackson (tb) Don Butterfield (cbtb, tu) Jerome Richardson (fl, ss, bars) Dick Hafer (fl, ts) Charlie Mariano (as) Jaki Byard (p) Jay Berliner (g) Charles … Continue reading →
Selection: The Fable of Mabel (Twardzik) . . . Artists Serge Chaloff, baritone sax; Herb Pomeroy, trumpet; Gene DiStachio, trombone; Charlie Mariano, alto sax; Varty Haritounian, tenor sax; Dick Twardzik, piano; Ray Oliveri, bass; Jimmy Zitano, drums; recorded Boston, September … Continue reading →