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.
More photos from 1970, courtesy of Harry M, The Jazz Paparazzi (see end of post, and test your artist recognition skills) Selection: Mamacita (Henderson) . . . A Tocatta – “a virtuoso piece of music featuring fast-moving, lightly fingered or … Continue reading →
Esmond Edwards: a mystery in black and white LJC reader Alan has discovered a variation in the original Prestige cover of PRLP 7142 John Coltrane’s Soultrane, where the design credit on the front cover appears in white text and black … Continue reading →
Everyone should know that audio quality and vinyl weight are not causally related, not that you would guess that from the volume of “180 gram audiophile pressings” burgeoning record shop shelves. The depth of groove is determined during the lacquer master cutting process, and … Continue reading →