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.
HORACE SILVER RETROSPECTIVE No 9: The Jody Grind Selection: Blue Silver Artists Woody Shaw (trumpet) Tyrone Washington (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Larry Ridley (bass) Roger Humphries (drums) James Spaulding (alto & flute), recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, … Continue reading →
HORACE SILVER RETROSPECTIVE No. 6: The Cape Verdean Blues Selection: Pretty Eyes (Silver) mono original Blue Note Artists Artists Woody Shaw (trumpet) Joe Henderson (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Roger Humphries (drums) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, … Continue reading →
Selection 1: Song For My Father (Silver) Selection 2: The Natives are Restless Tonight (Silver) End to end analog output from fifty year old original Blue Note vinyl, pulled off a preamp with previously unused Telefunken valves manufactured in Berlin 1961, … Continue reading →
Track Selection 1: Nutville (Silver) A helter-skelter bop with pace without getting overly concerned with musical long-haul travel Track selection 2: Bonita A latin bop slower groove with some delicious solos Artists Woody Shaw (tp) Joe Henderson (ts) Horace Silver (p) … Continue reading →