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.
LondonCheapskateRecordCollector here. A must-have album, of many faces, one of which belongs on your turntable. But which? Selection: Pent Up..Tune Up…Cock-up! rip mix-up! Tune Up (Davis) . . . Artists Chet Baker, trumpet; Glauco Masetti, alto sax; Gianni Basso, tenor sax; Renato … Continue reading →
Chet Baker Selection: E S P (1977) Artists: Chet Baker (trumpet) Gregory Herbert (tenor saxophone) Harold Danko (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) recorded NYC, February 20, 1977 Music: Summertime was recorded in the US shortly before Baker’s move … Continue reading →
Selection 1: The Girl From Greenland (Twardzik) with Chet Baker, recorded in Paris 5:19 Selection 2: Yellow Tango (Twardzik) 5:28 Selection 3: ‘Round about Midnight (Monk) 3:52 Selection 4: I’ll remember April (Raye – de Paul – Johnston) 4:09 Selection 5: … Continue reading →
Track Selection 1: Alone Together (Schwartz) Track Selection 2: Tasty Pudding (Cohn) Artists Chet Baker (tp) Raymond Fol (p) Benoit Quersin (b) Jean-Louis Viale (d) add Bobby Jaspar (ts) on “Tasty Pudding”, recorded Paris, France, November 1955 to February 1956 Music: In an … Continue reading →
Track Selection: “These Foolish Things” > Bonus selection: “All The Things You Are” > Artists Lee Konitz (as) Chet Baker (t) Gerry Mulligan (bars), Larry Bunker (d) Carson Smith or Joe Mondragon (b) recorded at various venues, January 23 and 30, February … Continue reading →