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.
Pictures updated December 20, 2019 Selection: Majoun (La Roca) . . . Fast-paced Bop-Not Bop, with the young Chick Corea looking to establish his own forceful identity, while la Roca leaves no-one in any doubt he is the leader, and he isn’t … Continue reading →
Post updated January 2, 2018 Track Selection: Eldorado Artists: Donald Byrd (trumpet) Sonny Red (alto saxophone) Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Cedar Walton (piano) Walter Booker (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) recorded Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, January 9, 1967 … Continue reading →