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 →
Selection: “Along Came Manon” Artists Lee Morgan, trumpet; Benny Golson, tenor sax; Jimmy Merritt, bass; Bobby Timmons, piano; Art Blakey, Kenny Clarke, drums; Gana M’Bow (congas), recorded by Raymond Treillet December 1958 Music When Art Blakey’s Messengers descended on Paris … Continue reading →