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.
Updated November 5, 2017. New rips, pictures and text corrections Selection: Formation (fake mono – stereo with channels summed) . . . Artists: Shake Keane (trumpet) Joe Harriott (alto saxophone) Pat Smythe (piano) Coleridge Goode (bass) Phil Seamen (drums) recorded … Continue reading →
Selection 1: Love Walked In (I & G Gershwin) First solo Tubby Hayes, second with the more abrasive tone, Ronnie Scott. Selection 2: If This Isn’t Love (Harburg-Lane) Artists Tubby Hayes (ts, vib & fl), Ronnie Scott (ts), Terry Shannon (p), … Continue reading →
Track Selection: Tin Tin Daeo Artists Tubby Hayes (ts, vib) Terry Shannon (p) Jeff Clyne (b) Phil Seamen (d) recorded London, England, December, 1959 Music : I’ll let boss man Simon Spillett lead on this: “I think it’s one of Tubby’s … Continue reading →
Track Selection: “Four” (sextet) Artists Victor Feldman (p,vib); Dizzy Reece or Jimmy Deuchar (t) Tubby Hayes (bars) Ronnie Scott (ts) Lennie Bush, Lloyd Thompson, or Kenny Napper (b) Tony Crombie, Benny Goodman or Phil Seamen (d) Terry Shannon (p) recorded London, England, December 28, 1956 … Continue reading →