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: Besame Mucho Artists Kenny Dorham (tp) Barney Wilen (ts) Duke Jordan (p) Gilbert Rovere (b) Daniel Humair (d) recorded Paris, France, April 24 & 25, 1959 Music Escaping briefly from the tormented souls of the Sixties New York avant … Continue reading →
Track Selection: “Along Came Manon” >> Artists Lee Morgan (t) Benny Golson (ts) Jimmy Merritt (b) Bobby Timmons (p) Art Blakey, Kenny Clarke (d) Gana M’Bow (congas) Recorded by Raymond Treillet December 1958 Music When Art Blakey’s Messengers descended on Paris in December … Continue reading →