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.
(Update March 23: shades of blue now increased to eight – three extra rips added at the foot of the post, courtesy of ripmeister Bill H) Fifty Shades of Blue – Kind of Blue, not Blue Notes – ok, and … Continue reading →
Selection: Quintet introduction: Europe – a little island off the coast of America. Pity the poor MC At the Antibes Jazz Festival, tasked with introducing The Miles Davis Quintet. As regulars may know I’m something of a Francophile and in the … Continue reading →