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: Minor League (Pearson) Minor League is a cracking Duke Pearson swinger from a classic Blue Note session recorded in 1964, not released until the late 70’s (King, Japan and UA, LT series) Artists: James Spaulding (alto sax) Joe Henderson … Continue reading →
Bumped to a daily post, extract from a recent addition on Mosaic to the Record Label Guide, but with more opinion – LJC Mosaic Records Mosaic Records was an important specialist jazz reissue venture set up by Michael Cuscuna and Charlie Lourie in 1983. … Continue reading →
Track Selection: “Street Singer” Tina Brooks with Jackie McLean > Artists (Street Singer): Tina Brooks (ts) Jackie McLean (as) Blue Mitchell (t) Kenny Drew (p) Paul Chambers (b) Art Taylor (d) recorded Sepember 1st, 1960 Music According to an online seller the … Continue reading →