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.
Holy grail pause, back to good stuff in the more affordable bracket. Selection 1: I’m so excited by You Selection 2: On The Trail Artists Donald Byrd (trumpet) Sonny Red (alto sax) Hank Mobley (tenor sax) McCoy Tyner (piano) Walter … Continue reading →
Selection: The Mode (Red) Artists Sonny Red (as) Barry Harris or Cedar Walton (p) Grant Green (g) George Tucker (b) Jimmy Cobb (d) recorded Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, May 29, 1961 and December 14, 1961 Music An interesting LP led by altoist Sylvester Kyner … Continue reading →
Post updated January 2, 2018 Track Selection: Eldorado Artists: Donald Byrd (trumpet) Sonny Red (alto saxophone) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Walter Booker (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 9, 1967 … Continue reading →