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.
After pushing at the boundaries of jazz into the fusion-heavy 1970’s, a new acquisition offered an opportunity to walk back a decade or more, to early beginnings of Blue Note, and the brief career of Jutta Hipp. Selection: Dear Old Stockholm … Continue reading →
Track selection: “Just Blues” (Zoot Sims) > And a bonus track “Violets for Your Furs” (With a little more Jutta than Zoot) > Artists BLP 1530: Jerry Lloyd (tp) Zoot Sims (ts) Jutta Hipp (p) Ahmed Abdul-Malik (b) Ed Thigpen (d) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, … Continue reading →