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: Jasper (1965) Artists On Jasper: Freddie Hubbard (trumpet) Sam Rivers (tenor, soprano sax, bass clarinet, flute) Bobby Hutcherson (vibes, marimba) Andrew Hill (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Joe Chambers (drums)recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, April 3, 1965 Other … Continue reading →
An LJC reader challenged me on why I hadn’t posted any titles by Bobby Hutcherson? Once again, I found myself short of an answer. To put that right, we kick off with what I consider Hutcherson’s sine qua non Blue … Continue reading →
Selections : 1. Fuchsia Swing Song (320kbps mp3) 2. Cyclic Episode (320kbps mp3) Artists Sam Rivers (tenor saxophone) Jaki Byard (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Anthony Williams (drums) Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, December 11, 1964 Music: the Critics … Continue reading →
Track Selection: Love Song (Williams, 8:12) . . . Marvelous free-swinging flow from Sam Rivers on tenor. Artists Wayne Shorter or Sam Rivers, tenor saxophone; Herbie Hancock, piano; Gary Peacock, bass; Tony Williams, drums; recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, … Continue reading →
Track Selection: Tomorrow Afternoon (Williams) Artists Sam Rivers (ts) Gary Peacock, Richard Davis or Ron Carter (b)Tony Williams (d) Herbie Hancock (p) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 21, 1964 Music: This introduction to Blue Note five years ago was … Continue reading →