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.
An LJC follower wondered why I had omitted to cover this excellent Dexter Gordon title. I couldn’t think of a convincing answer, so here it is, hot from the LJC collection. More Americans in Paris, in the shadow of the Eiffel … Continue reading →
Track Selection: Piger, which apparently translates as “Girls” in ..umm.. Scandinavian. (Shihab) . Incredible music, amazing, Danish jazz from 1962, Sahib Shihab, improbably on alto, but Lars/Lasse Gullin pushes him off baritone as the local star on the big beast … Continue reading →