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 2 Introductions Horace Silver Quintet (Horace at age 33) . Selection: Filthy McNasty . Artists Blue Mitchell (trumpet) Junior Cook (tenor saxophone) Horace Silver (piano) Gene Taylor (bass) Roy Brooks (drums) recorded by van Gelder at “The … Continue reading →
Selection 1: Nile Valley Blues Selection 2: Blind Willie Artists Yusef Lateef (tenor, alto saxophone, flute, oboe, chuen, theremin) Hugh Lawson (piano) Reggie Workman (bass) Roy Brooks (drums) recorded NYC, March 8 & 9, 1966 Music Lateef led six … Continue reading →