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 1: Round Midnight Selection 2: You and the Night and the Music Artists Hampton Hawes (p) Red Mitchell (b) Chuck Thompson (d) Los Angeles CA, recorded at the Police Academy, Chavez Ravine, June 28, 1955, Los Angeles, CA, December 3, … Continue reading →
Track Selection: East Coast Output (Mitchell) Track Selection 2: Ornithology (Parker) Artists Red Mitchell (b) Conte Candoli (tp) Joe Maini (as, ts) Hampton Hawes (p) Chuck Thompson (d) recorded Los Angeles, CA, September 27, 1955 Pocket bio: Mitchell took up the bass while … Continue reading →