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.
Mystery Post 8th December and 9th December – wrong button pressed for a post still in Draft, not ready for publishing yet, apologies. Twice in two days, WordPress? LJC ———————————————————— Selection: Love For Sale (Porter) . Bonus track: Desperation* (Deuchar) … Continue reading →
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 →
Track Selection 1: In a mellow Tone (Ellington) Track Selection 2. All the things you are Track 3> X O X (Stan Tracey piano) Artists Dave Green or Kenny Napper (b) Benny Goodman (not that one) (d) Alan Branscombe or Stan Tracey … Continue reading →
Track Selection 1: Blues in E Flat Track Selection 2: Autumn Leaves Ever since discovering the joys of “Autumn Leaves” on Adderley and Miles “Something Else” I cant resist it as a perfect foil for the saxophone soloist, with those wonderful … Continue reading →
Track Selection: “Four” (sextet) Artists Victor Feldman (p,vib); Dizzy Reece or Jimmy Deuchar (t) Tubby Hayes (bars) Ronnie Scott (ts) Lennie Bush, Lloyd Thompson, or Kenny Napper (b) Tony Crombie, Benny Goodman or Phil Seamen (d) Terry Shannon (p) recorded London, England, December 28, 1956 … Continue reading →