Dolo Coker: California Hard (1976) Xanadu

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More hidden treasures. You wait ages for a Dolo Coker post, then two come along at once. Marc Myers pipped me to the post with his JazzWax  post on Coker just a couple of weeks ago, here, describing Coker as … Continue reading

Miles Davis: Seven Steps to Heaven (1963) Columbia

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Artists On the East Coast – Miles Davis (trumpet) George Coleman (tenor saxophone) Herbie Hancock (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Tony Williams (drums) Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC, May 14, 1963 Selection: Joshua (Feldman) Recorded New York (new stereo rip) On … Continue reading

Art Pepper: “Smack Up” (1960) US Contemporary mono

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Selection 1: Smack Up (Harold Land) Selection 2: How can You Lose? (Benny Carter) Comparethepressing opportunity! Compare original US mono with original US stereo editions, (thanks to a previous post on Smack Up stereo edition, usual Numark issues over exact pitch … Continue reading

Hampton Hawes For Real! (1958) Contemporary US

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Selection: Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams (Moll, Koehler, Barris) Artists Harold Land (ts) Hampton Hawes (p) Scott LaFaro (b) Frank Butler (d) recorded Los Angeles, CA, March 17, 1958, engineer Roy DuNann Year: 1958 London,1958,  Britain’s first parking meter is installed. Soon the … Continue reading

Art Pepper Smack Up (1960) Contemporary Stereo

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Track Selection: How Can You Lose? (Benny Carter) A walking blues with a jaunty Benny Carter tune, and space for everyone to stretch out (more than the prison yard) Artists Jack Sheldon (tp) Art Pepper (as) Pete Jolly (p) Jimmy … Continue reading

Curtis Counce Group Volume 2 (Counce’s bounce) 1957

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Track selection: “How Deep is the Ocean” Artists   Curtis Counce (b) Jack Sheldon (t) Frank Butler (d) Carl Perkins (p) Harold Land (ts) Recorded Contemporary Studios, Los Angeles, Recorded October 1956 – September 1957. Engineer Roy DuNann. Music Harold Land is at his best on this classic … Continue reading

Curtis Counce Group

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Selected track: “Landslide” > Artists Jack Sheldon (tp) Harold Land (ts) Carl Perkins (p) Curtis Counce (b) Frank Butler (d) recorded Los Angeles, CA, October 8, 1956 Music Original 1957 US press of Contemporary release “The Curtis Counce Group”, featuring the … Continue reading

Harold Land “Grooveyard” (1958)

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Selected Track: “Nieta” (Elmo Hope)  > Artists Rolf Ericson (tp -1,2,4/8) Harold Land (ts) Carl Perkins (p) Leroy Vinnegar (b) Frank Butler (d) Recorded Los Angeles, CA, January 13 & 14, 1958 Music Whilst East Coast tenor players captured much of the … Continue reading