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: Stereophrenic … Artists Don Ellis (trumpet) Dave Baker (trombone) John Pierce (alto sax) Paul Plummer (tenor sax) George Russell (piano) Stephen Swallow (bass) Joe Hunt (drums) recorded at Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, January 31, 1962 Russell’s core group Hunt, … Continue reading →
From Fusion: Selection 1: Jesus Maria Selection 2: Scootin’ about From Thesis Selection 3: Carla Artists Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet) Paul Bley (piano) Steve Swallow (bass): original releases on Verve: MGV 8397 The Jimmy Giuffre 3 – Fusion … Continue reading →
Selection: Lazy Afternoon (Latouche Morros) : Artists Joe Henderson (tenor sax) Steve Kuhn (piano) Steve Swallow (bass) Pete LaRoca (drums) recorded at Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 19, 1965 Artist of Note: Pete La Roca Drummer, turned … Continue reading →