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: llareggub (“bugger all” spelt backwards, a typically Sixties conceit – naughty words “in code”) Artists Stan Tracey (p) Bobby Wellins (ts) Jeff Clyne (b) Jack Dougan(d) Music Time for a nice cup of tea and an excursion into … Continue reading →
Track Selection: Tin Tin Daeo Artists Tubby Hayes (ts, vib) Terry Shannon (p) Jeff Clyne (b) Phil Seamen (d) recorded London, England, December, 1959 Music : I’ll let boss man Simon Spillett lead on this: “I think it’s one of Tubby’s … Continue reading →
Track Selection: Mirage Artists Tubby Hayes, Ronnie Scott (ts) Terry Shannon (p) Jeff Clyne (b) Bill Eyden (d) recorded November 1958 Music Billed as “England’s Greatest Combo”. You mean those limeys have learned to play the saxophone? Jazz? “England’s Greatest” – … Continue reading →
Track Selection: “The Late One” (3:35) > Christmas special bonus selection from “Tubbs”: “R.T.H.T.” > Artists Tubby Hayes (ts) Terry Shannon (p) Jeff Clyne (b) Bill Eyden (d) Recorded 1961 Tubby led the Jazz Couriers with fellow tenor player and jazz legend Ronnie Scott … Continue reading →