Blue Note font tells a story


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Collector’s Guide to the Blue Note catalogue number  (post updated 10/11/12) Occasional post which may be of interest to Blue Note vinyl record collectors  (warning: Geek Rating 9/10. Contains statements some might consider controversial) The appearance of the catalogue number on … Continue reading

True Home of Modern Jazz? Japan


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TokyoJazzCollector Every day,  Ebay sellers in the US and Europe head up to the Post with parcels of  collectible jazz vinyl addressed to Japan. I knew there was a strong interest in collectible Jazz in Japan from my tussles with TokyoJazzCollector, … Continue reading

Art Pepper meets The Rhythm Section (1957)


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Track Selection: “You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To” > S7532 Art Pepper (as) Red Garland (p) Paul Chambers (b) Philly Joe Jones (d) Originally recorded on 19 January 1957. All three musicians in the rhythm section were at … Continue reading