Jazz For Young Moderns // Anthony Ortega (Bethlehem BCP 79)

I know this is supposed to be a Brubeck record in accordance with my series of 'Better Than 'Time Out' Brubeck Albums', but a recent trip to the local record store yielded some fantastic finds that I have been spinning on the turntable nonstop ever since. Two albums in particular have been in constant rotation [...]

What Is There To Say? // Gerry Mulligan (Columbia CL 1307)

It's another soggy grey day here in north Alabama, and as such, out comes the reflective music.  Here's a record I found during my cross-country tour this summer.  To the music! The Music The Tune:  "Festive Minor" Recorded:  15 January, 1959 in New York City Personnel: Gerry Mulligan-  Baritone Sax Art Farmer-  Trumpet Bill Crow-  [...]