The Arrival of Victor Feldman (1958) Contemporary

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Selection 1: Chasing Shadows (Feldman) Selection 2: Bebop (Gillespie) Artists Victor Feldman (vib, p) Scott LaFaro (b) Stan Levey (d) recorded Los Angeles, CA, January 21 & 22, 1958 by Roy DuNann and Howard Holzer Year The year the Cold War was extended … Continue reading

Hampton Hawes For Real! (1958) Contemporary US

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Selection: Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams (Moll, Koehler, Barris) Artists Harold Land (ts) Hampton Hawes (p) Scott LaFaro (b) Frank Butler (d) recorded Los Angeles, CA, March 17, 1958, engineer Roy DuNann Year: 1958 London,1958,  Britain’s first parking meter is installed. Soon the … Continue reading

Bill Evans “Portrait in Jazz” (1960) UK Riverside

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At last! An upgrade, to an original 1960 pressing (UK Riverside)  from my previous Orpheum US reissue 1966 Track Selection: Witchcraft Artists: Bill Evans (p) Scott LaFaro (b) Paul Motian (d) recorded NYC, December 28, 1959 three days before the turn of the … Continue reading

Bill Evans: Waltz For Debby (1961) Riverside

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Track Selection: Waltz for Debby Artists Bill Evans (p) Scott LaFaro (b) Paul Motian (d) Live recording at the “Village Vanguard”, NYC, matinee and soiree, June 25, 1961. (Like the French? Enchanté It’s so charming) Music It is a live performance. You … Continue reading

Ornette Coleman “Twins” (1961)

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Track Selection (long): “Check Up” 10:00 > Artists on Check Up: Don Cherry (cor) Ornette Coleman (as) Scott LaFaro (b) Ed Blackwell (d) recorded NYC, January 31, 1961. Recording Engineer Tom Dowd. Other tracks:  Don Cherry (pocket tp) Freddie Hubbard (tp) Eric … Continue reading

Bill Evans Trio “Sunday at the Village Vanguard” (1961)

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Track Selection: “Solar” Artists Bill Evans (p) Scott LaFaro (b), Paul Motian (d) recorded live at the Village Vanguard on June 25, 1961, Music Tune in to the communication between piano and bass and drums.Simultaneous improvisation within a melodic structure, the ultimate … Continue reading

Bill Evans: “Explorations” (1961) Riverside/UK

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Updated: February 25, 2019 corrected rip for Miles Davis “Israel” Selection:  Israel (John Carisi) .  .  . Despite repeated plays I am still looking for the same tune. It always impresses me when musicians, on hearing a band playing jazz, just reel off … Continue reading