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: The Moontrane (Shaw) Artists Woody Shaw (trumpet) Steve Turre (trombone) Azar Lawrence (tenor,soprano saxophone) Onaje Allan Gumbs (piano, electric piano) Buster Williams (bass) Victor Lewis (drums) Tony Waters (congas) Guilherme Franco (percussion) recorded Blue Rock Studio, NYC, December 11 … Continue reading →
Selection 1: Brothers and Sisters (Tex Allen) Modal-funk, no less. What do the DJ Jazz Collective make of this? Selection 2: Moontrane (Shaw) Woody Shaw’s classic composition, one of the instantly recognisable great tunes of modern jazz (I’ll ask … Continue reading →