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.
Track Selection: Love Song (Williams, 8:12) . . . Marvelous free-swinging flow from Sam Rivers on tenor. Artists Wayne Shorter or Sam Rivers, tenor saxophone; Herbie Hancock, piano; Gary Peacock, bass; Tony Williams, drums; recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, … Continue reading →
Track Selection: Tomorrow Afternoon (Williams) Artists Sam Rivers (ts) Gary Peacock, Richard Davis or Ron Carter (b)Tony Williams (d) Herbie Hancock (p) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 21, 1964 Music: This introduction to Blue Note five years ago was … Continue reading →
Track Selection: Nigerian Walk Artists Clare Fischer (p) Gary Peacock (b) Gene Stone (d) recorded April 1962 by Richard Bock for Pacific Jazz. I had overlooked Clare Fischer for the same reason I initially overlooked Tina Brooks. Jazz is men’s work, you … Continue reading →
Track Selection 1 ballad: “Stellisa” > Track Selection 2 up-tempo: “Sad March” > Artists Carmell Jones (t) Harold Land (ts) Frank Strazzeri (p) Gary Peacock (b) Leon Pettis (d) Producer/Engineer Richard Bock (founder of Pacific Jazz) June 1961 Los Angeles, CA. Jones … Continue reading →