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.
We havent had a post for the Free tendency for a while, so Ornette can point the way. Get one Free, get another one, also Free. Free for the price of none, which is free anyway. Track Selection 1: Kaleidoscope Track Selection … Continue reading →
Track selection 1: Bird Food Second selection 2: Una Muy Bonita Artists Don Cherry (cor) Ornette Coleman (as) Charlie Haden (b) Billy Higgins (d) recorded NYC, October 8, 1959, engineer Bones Howe Music Ornette Coleman seems to attract as devoted a … Continue reading →
Track Selection (long): “Check Up” 10:00 > Artists on Check Up: Don Cherry (cor) Ornette Coleman (as) Scott LaFaro (b) Ed Blackwell (d) recorded NYC, January 31, 1961. Recording Engineer Tom Dowd. Other tracks: Don Cherry (pocket tp) Freddie Hubbard (tp) Eric … Continue reading →
Pictures upgraded April 15, 2020 Track Selection: “Tomorrow is the Question!” . . . Artists Don Cherry, cornet; Ornette Coleman, alto sax; Red Mitchell, bass; Shelly Manne, drums; recorded Los Angeles, CA, January 16, 1959 Music Perhaps tame by future … Continue reading →