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: Most Like Lee (TP, stereo) . . . Original Liberty 1967 monaural : Most Like Lee . . . Artists: Lee Morgan, trumpet; Jackie McLean, alto sax; Hank Mobley, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Larry Ridley, bass; Billy Higgins, … Continue reading →
Photo Update April 24 – Anthony “Tony” Williams, 1971, courtesy of the Jazz Paparazzi, Harry M. More overlooked gems from the shelf, often overlooked for a reason: a flaw in collector standing, failing the snooty First Edition test, a slightly … Continue reading →
UPDATE April 17, 2020 – Sam Rivers, 1969, photos at end of post An unusual Shoot-out : Blue Note Tone Poet Edition (2019) versus Liberty original (1967). Part of the Stay Home And Rediscover Overlooked Greats Series – SHAROGS. Pretty … Continue reading →
Selection 1: You’re Next (D. Byrd) Blue Note Tone Poet Series 2019 . . . Go Compare: Selection 2: You’re Next, United Artists 1979 UK Jazz File edition . . . For comparison, a UK edition of the United Artists … Continue reading →
Selection 1: Penelope (Wayne Shorter) Tone Poet Series (2019) . . . Wally Trautgott re-mastered a reissue for the Capitol Connoisseur series back in 1995, which happens to be the copy on my shelf. Wally has his fans, though I … Continue reading →