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.
On one side Mengelberg Lacy and Rudd took Herbie Nichols for a walk (see previous post) Now on the other side they pick on Monk. This post follows up the Monk selection. To make sure Mengelberg and his pals don’t get a free pass, I have included a recording … Continue reading →
Track Selection 1: Bamako Artists: Roswell Rudd (trb) Toumani Diabate (kora) + various. but wait, there’s more – More Mali collaboration, from 1993 – “Talking Timbuktu” Ry Cooder and Ali Farka Toure (CD) Track selection 2 : Diaraby Artists: Ry … Continue reading →
Track Selection: Everywhere (Beaver Harris) Artists Roswell Rudd (tb) Giuseppi Logan (fl, bcl) Robin Kenyatta (as) Charlie Haden, Lewis Worrell (b) Beaver Harris (d) recorded San Francisco, CA, February 1, 1966 Pocket-Bio: Roswell Rudd was a key player in the spawning of free … Continue reading →
Track Selection: “Niema” Artists Alan Shorter (flh) Roswell Rudd (tb) John Tchicai (as) Archie Shepp (ts) Reggie Workman (b) Charles Moffett (d) Recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 10, 1964 Music When the headline brags a recording is “historically … Continue reading →