Paul Gonsalves: Gettin’ Together (Jazzland) 1960

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Selection: I Surrender Dear (Barris -Gordon) .   .   . History of a “Jazz Standard”: I Surrender Dear. Bing Crosby first recorded “I Surrender Dear” in January, 1931, with Gus Arnheim’s Cocoanut Grove Orchestra. Written by Harry Barris (not to be … Continue reading

Joe Harriott revisited: Free Form (1960) Jazzland Stereo

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Previously posted in 2013 for mono format. It was early days, could do better,  so I decided to rewrite rather than just repair.  This update expands on the musical contribution of Harriott, with more links, new pictures, new rips, more … Continue reading

Harold Land: Eastward Ho! (1960) Jazzland/Orpheum

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Selection: So In Love . . . Artists Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor sax) Amos Trice (piano) Clarence Jones (bass) Joe Peters (drums) recorded Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, July 5 & 8, 1960 engineer Ray Fowler Artist of Note: Amos … Continue reading

Harold Land: West Coast Blues (1960) Jazzland

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I’ve been posting about the Jazzland label recently, let’s dig deep into one of the great recordings there, Harold Land, West Coast Blues! Selection: Ursula (Land) … Artists Joe Gordon (trumpet) Harold Land (tenor sax) Barry Harris (piano) Wes Montgomery … Continue reading

Tubby Hayes: The Message from Britain (1959) Jazzland

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Selection 1: Love Walked In (I & G Gershwin) First solo Tubby Hayes, second with the more abrasive tone, Ronnie Scott. Selection 2: If This Isn’t Love (Harburg-Lane) Artists Tubby Hayes (ts, vib & fl), Ronnie Scott (ts), Terry Shannon (p), … Continue reading

Don Rendell Roarin’ (1961) Jazzland (UK)

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Selection 1: You Loomed Out Of Loch Ness (Rendell) Selection2: Manumission (Burch) Bonus Selection: Blue Monk (Monk) Artists Graham Bond (as) Tony Archer (b) Phil Kinorra (d) John Burch (p)  Don Rendell (ts)  Recorded at Star Sound Studios, London, June 17 and August … Continue reading

Charlie Rouse: Takin’ Care of Business (1960) Jazzland

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Selection: Wierd-O (Miles Davis) Artists: Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Charlie Rouse (tenor sax) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Earl May (bass) Art Taylor (drums) recorded NYC, May 11, 1960 Music “Rouse setting out in 1960 on his debut recording as leader, before embarking … Continue reading