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.
The LondonJazz-Beachcomber continues to showcase potentially overlooked gems among lesser titles and labels, low price of entry to match. Today, something from the Black Forest is on the menu, and it’s not gateau. Freddie Hubbard and The Hub of Hubbard. And for … Continue reading →
Track Selection: Mirage Artists Tubby Hayes, Ronnie Scott (ts) Terry Shannon (p) Jeff Clyne (b) Bill Eyden (d) recorded November 1958 Music Billed as “England’s Greatest Combo”. You mean those limeys have learned to play the saxophone? Jazz? “England’s Greatest” – … Continue reading →