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.
Selection: C Minor Complex (5:56) Artists: Lennie Tristano – unaccompanied solo piano, recording engineer, Tristano recorded NYC 1962 Music Encore! The previous post on Tristano had me wanting for more, though there is precious little on disc. Six years after the controversial … Continue reading →
The “best pianists” poll and all of this year’s LJC reader polls are to be found here on one new page. If you haven’t already had your say, voting is still open on all polls. Selection 1: Line Up Lennie Tristano (piano) Peter … Continue reading →
Pictures updated April 17, 2020 Track Selection: Lee Konitz “Sunflower” Artists Don Ferrara (tp) Lee Konitz (as) Sal Mosca (p) Peter Ind (b) Shadow Wilson (d) recorded NYC, May 12, 1957 Music It’s a great sound, these late fifties pressings really … Continue reading →