Barry Harris: Newer Than New (Riverside) 1961


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Selection: I didn’t Know What Time It Was ( Rogers & Hart) .  .  . Artists Lonnie Hillyer, trumpet; Charles McPherson, alto sax; Barry Harris, piano; Ernie Farrow, bass; Clifford Jarvis, drums; recorded Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, September 28, 1961, … Continue reading

Miles Davis: Blue Moods (1955) Fantasy


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Selection: Alone Together (Dietz/Schwartz) Artists Miles Davis (tpt) Britt Woodman (trb) Teddy Charles (vib) Charles Mingus (b) Elvin Jones (d) Audio-Video Studios, NYC, July 9, 1955 Music An interesting line up of the young Miles Davis, with Mingus and Elvin … Continue reading



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“It’s not about notes any more” declared Albert Ayler famously. Or melody, harmony or rhythm either. Some people love it, some people hate it. Music consisting of simultaneous improvisation in the total absence of structure. But does it swing? you ask (gallows humour).  LJC hands over … Continue reading

Charles Mingus: Quintet plus Max Roach (1955) Fantasy


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 Pictures updated April 9, 2021 Selected track (long) I’ll remember April (13:00) > Artists Charles Mingus, bass; George Barrow, tenor sax; Mal Waldron, piano; Willie Jones or Max Roach, drums; Eddie Bert, trombone; recorded live at  Bohemia, New York City, … Continue reading