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: Total Eclipse Artists Harold Land (tenor sax, flute) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes) Chick Corea (piano) Reggie Johnson (bass) Joe Chambers (drums) recorded Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, July 12, 1968, recording engineer George Sawtelle, Plaza Sound Studios, N.Y.C. While we are … Continue reading →
Pictures updated December 20, 2019 Selection: Majoun (La Roca) . . . Fast-paced Bop-Not Bop, with the young Chick Corea looking to establish his own forceful identity, while la Roca leaves no-one in any doubt he is the leader, and he isn’t … Continue reading →
Track Selection: Chick’s Tune Artists Blue Mitchell (tp) Junior Cook (ts) Chick Corea (p) Gene Taylor (b) Al Foster (d) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 30, 1964 The young Chick Corea!! Music: 1964. Recorded in changing … Continue reading →