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.
Track Selection: “‘Round about Midnight” > Artists Dizzy Reece (tp) Donald Byrd (tp) Tubby Hayes (ts) Terry Shannon (p) Lloyd Thompson (b) Art Taylor (d) ) Recorded at Decca Studios, London, England, August 24, 1958 according to some discographies or in Paris, according … Continue reading →
Selected Track: “Wilton’s Mood” I> Wilton Gaynair (ts) Terry Shannon (p) Kenny Napper (b) Bill Eyden (d) Recorded at Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London, August 26, 1959. The Tempo label is the UK’s premier division of British jazz pressings of the Fifties and early Sixties, … Continue reading →