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.
On one side Mengelberg Lacy and Rudd took Herbie Nichols for a walk (see previous post) Now on the other side they pick on Monk. This post follows up the Monk selection. To make sure Mengelberg and his pals don’t get a free pass, I have included a recording … Continue reading →
Selection: Nahstye Blues (Terry) Artists Clark Terry (tpt, fgh) Jimmy Knepper (tbn) Julius Watkins (fh) Seldon Powell (ts, fl) Yusef Lateef (ts, fl, ob, eh) Tommy Flanagan (p) Joe Benjamin (b) Ed Shaughnessy (d) recorded Nola’s Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, … Continue reading →
Track selection 1: Bruh’ Slim Track selection 2: Dew and Mud Artists Freddie Hubbard (tp) Julius Watkins (frh) Jimmy Heath (ts) Cedar Walton (p) Percy Heath (b) Albert Heath (d) recorded NYC, January 4, 1962 Music Roland Kirk earned the … Continue reading →