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.
Further Adventures in Lo-Fi In a modest living room somewhere in deepest South East London, something rather remarkable began to happen. Acoustic space between hi fi speakers, previously populated with the ghostly shadows of jazz musicians long since passed began slowly transforming into … Continue reading →
opening Selection: Enlightenment (Dotson) Artists Hobart Dotson (trumpet) Bo Bailey (trombone) Marshall Allen, James Spaulding (alto saxophone, flute) John Gilmore (tenor saxophone) Charles Davis (baritone saxophone) Pat Patrick (baritone saxophone, flute) Sun Ra (piano, celeste) Ronnie Boykins (bass) William Cochran … Continue reading →
Selection: One for One (Numark tt rip) (Next week the laptop returns from the menders, and hopefully it is back to experiments with a direct feed from the big system, a more sound basis for some new shoot-outs) Artists Artists 1965 sessions: … Continue reading →