IAJRC Journal

Articles from Vol. 43, No. 2, June

American Dance Bands on Record & Film, 1915-1942
American Dance Bands on Record & Film, 1915-1942 Volume 1, A-D by Richard J. Johnson & Bernard H. Shirley Rustbooks, PO Box 1526, Fairplay, Colorado 80440, www.rustbooks.com 2010, 994pp; Also via: Postfach 110141, D-63717 Aschaffenburg, Germany,...
Bob Greene - St. Peter Street Strutters
Bob Greene- St. Peter Street StruttersBob GreeneDelmark DE 234Ernie Carson (c), Bob Greene (p), Steve Larner (bjo), Shorty Johnson (tba)St. Peter Street Strut / Winin' Boy Blues / The Pearls / Wolverine Blues / Snake Rag / Just a Closer Walk with Thee...
British Crown Records
The records sold on the Crown label in Britain had no connection with Crown Records made in the United States. They were 9-inch records, sold in Woolworth's for sixpence from 1935 to 1937. Crown records emerged in September 1935, succeeding Eclipse records...
Chet and Miles - A Psychological Comparison
There is an eschatological, or theological school of thought that teaches that an individual who has wronged, hurt or slighted another will be made to suffer the pain, be it mental or physical, that he has inflicted on that person to its fullest extent...
Columbia Studio Trio Sessions
Denny ZeitlinColumbia Studio Trio SessionsMosaic SELECTR 34Disc One - Denny Zeitlin (pno) Cecil McBee (bs) Freddie Waits (dms) Rec. New York City, February 19 & March 6, 1964 : Repeat / I-Thou / Stonehenge / Soon / Nica's Tempo / Cathexis/'Round...
Dreams Come True
Andy Laverne meets Ivar AntonsenDreams Come TrueTaurus TRCD 840Andy Laverne (pno) Ivar Antonsen (pno) Rec. Oslo, October 8, 1998 with exception of Very Early, rec. October 14, 1999. TT: 56:08A Loan to Gather / On Green Dolphin Street / Dream / Night...
Duke Jordan in Copenhagen
Duke Jordan in CopenhagenDuke JordanStoryville 101 8526Duke Jordan (solo piano)No Problem / They Can't Take That Away from Me / Lush Life / Everything Happens to Me / All the Things You Are / The Way You Look Tonight / Jordu / Tea for Two-Stardust /...
Gary Giddins and Scott DeVeaux
JAZZ Gary Giddins and Scott DeVeaux Norton (2009); New York & London, 704pp US$ 39.95This is a book that claims to cover the history of jazz from 'go' to 'whoa' - or at least to 2008! Both authors' names might be familiar to the readers; if not,...
Historicity
Vijay IyerHistoricityACT 9489-1Stephan Crump bass, Marcus Gilmore drums. Rec. New York City, 3 November 2008 & 31 March 2009. TT: 61:57Historicity / Somewhere / Galang - The Riot Version / Helix / Smokestack / Big Brother / Dogon A.D. / Mystic Brew...
If I Had My Way, I Would Tear the Building Down
Blind Willie JohnsonIf I Had My Way, I Would Tear the Building DownMonk Records MK 310(Tracks 1-6) 3 December 1927; (7-10) 5 December 1928, w/ Willie B. Harris-vcl; (11-14) 10 December 1929 : I Know His Blood Can Make Me Whole / Jesus Make Up My Dying...
Laurie Wright: Storyville Publisher
Laurie Wright (born. 1929), editor and publisher of Storyville magazine from 1965 to 1995, died in London on 28 March 2010. He was author of the bio-discographies of Jelly Roll Morton, King Oliver, and Fats Waller, publisher of several editions of both...
Let's Listen To
Let's Listen toStuff Smith - Ella Fitzgerald 1937AB Fable ABCD1-024Studio band co-directed by Stuff Smith and Edgar Sampson, including Ella Fitzgerald-vocals; Jonah Jones, Taft Jordan, Mario Bauza & Bobby Stark-trumpets; Sandy Williams & Nat...
Livin' High
Livin' HighSouth Side Jazz SerenadersStomp Off CD 1420Rene Hagmann (c/clt/as/bars), Thomas Winteler (clt/ss), Matthias Seuffert (clt/as on tracks 11-15), Jean-Claude Lauprete (p), Pierre Alain Maret (bjo), Henry Lemaire (sb), Jean Lavorel (d/wbd)Sweetie...
Of Course, of Course
Charles Lloyd QuartetOf Course, Of CourseMosaic Singles MCD-1006Charles Lloyd (ts,fl) Gabor Szabo (gtr) Ron Carter (bs) Tony Williams (dms) sub. Albert Stinson (bs - tks. 11 & 12 only) Pete LaRoca (dms - tks. 11 & 12 only) Rec. New York City,...
Pippo Starnazza Quintetto del Delirio Jazz in Italy in the 40s Series
Pippo StarnazzaQuintetto del DelirioJazz in Italy in the 40s seriesRiviera Jazz 017rivierajazz.it Via Livigno 145, 00188 RomaQuintetto (really an Orchestra) del Delirio : Pietro Di Salvatore, Astore Pittana, tp, Franco Mojoli, cl, as, Piero Cottiglieri,...
Shuffle Play: Singularly Electric Reviews by Audio Archivist
From the VaultsListening to Art-I-Facts, a lengthy collection of Various Artists at the New England Conservatory, is like walking through the hippest practice rooms you've ever had a chance to explore. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Conservatory's...
The Audience
Ralph Lalama QuartetThe AudienceMighty Quinn MQP1118Ralph Lalama (ts) John Hart (gtr) Rick Petrone (bs) Joe Corsello (dms) Rec. Stamford, Connecticut, July 26, 2009 : Marie Antoinette / Livin' for the City / Love Thy Neighbor / Jonme / Portrait of Jeannie...
The Chosen
Donald HarrisonThe ChosenNagel-Heyer 2084Donald Harrison (as, fender rhodes, percussion) Victor Gould (pno) Max Moran (bs) Joseph Dyson Jr. (dms) plus guest artists Jesse McBride (pno only on Nola) Conun Pappas (fender Rhodes only on Right Touch) and...
The Frog Blues & Jazz Annual No 1 - the Musicians, the Records & the Music of the 78 Era
The Frog Blues & Jazz Annual No 1 - The Musicians, the Records & the Music of the 78 Era edited by Paul Swinton 178pp , illustrated softback with bonus 26-track CD Frog Records Ltd, £30 - ISBN 978-0-9564717-0-3 Via: 1 Foxwood, Fleet, Hants GU51...
The Little Giant
Tubby HayesThe Little GiantProperbox 117Disc 1: Too Marvelous for WordsMulligan's Music : Vic Lewis And His Orchestra. Dave Loban, Ronnie Baker, Les Condon, Colin Wright (tp) Lad Busby, Johnny Watson, Jack Botterill, Laurie Franklin (tb) Ronnie Chamberlain,...
The Sax Section
Al CohnThe Sax SectionFresh Sound FSR 1639Sam Marowitz, Gene Quill (as) Al Cohn, Eddie Wasserman (ts) Sol Schlinger (bs) John Williams (p) Milt Hinton (b) Osie Johnson (d) New York City, May 24 1956: Shazam / Double Fracture / Soulsville / Tears by Me...
This I Dig for You
Fred Wackenhut QuartetThis I Dig for YouArt of Life AL 1040-2Fred Wackenhut (pno) Larry McKenna (ts) Darryl Hall (acoustic bass) Nick Ciminale (dms) Rec Broomall, Pennsylvania, April 21, 1996: This I Dig for You / Too Young to go Steady / Clayton Road...
Tommy Wolf Can Really Hang You Up the Most
Bobbi RogersTommy Wolf Can Really Hang You Up the MostCeleste LXCY-6233Bobbi Rogers (vcls) Chick Cicchetti (pno) Russ Elliott (bs) Ronnie Bedford (dms) Rec East Hartford, Connecticut, January 1980Say Cheese / There are Days When I Don't Think of You...
Wax Trash and Vinyl Treasures : Record Collecting as a Social Practice
Wax Trash and Vinyl Treasures : Record Collecting as a Social Practice by Roy Shuker Ashgate, 2010, 223pp, $100.In recent years I've defended the fact that most jazz books have been written by academics. The obvious suspicions readers have of them is...
Weight - Counter Weight
Bill DixonWeight - Counter WeightBrokenresearch 2009Bill Dixon (tpt) Aaron Siegel & Ben Hall (perc); Recording date ? ! TT: 61:07. Photo: MephistoAtelier: Corbu's Studio / Hirado / Contrapposto / The Red and The BlackAlthough no date is given for...
West Coast Jazz
Shorty RogersWest Coast JazzProperbox 92Disc 1: Modern SoundsJune Christy acc by Shorty Rogers and His Giants : June Christy (vcl) John Graas (fhr) Gene Englund (tuba) Art Pepper (as) Bob Cooper, Bud Shank (ts) Bob Gioga (bs) Claude Williamson (p) Don...