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: Short Count (Morgan) . . . . The mandatory go-to boogaloo Morgan track is Psychedelic, a sort of Sidewinder III with a Tijuana drive-thru/ Tex-Mex flavour , but other tracks stray into more interesting territory. My pick is the urban car-horn brio of Short Count: choppy … Continue reading →
We have recently dug deep into the 10″” jazz of the middle ’50s. Now it is 1969, time for a gear shift up into the soul-jazz era of the late ’60s. Change you can hear. Track Selection: Hot Dog (Donaldson) . . … Continue reading →
THE LIBERTY YEARS 1966-70: A TALE OF TWO OWNERS (A summary of the final conclusions of this post, incorporating comments and futher research and new pictures has been added to the permanent pages of LJC “Blue Note: The Liberty Years” here) … Continue reading →