Nutmegging This Up

Hunting vintage jazz vinyl records in the Nutmeg State

Benny Bailey – Big Brass (1960, Candid)

  Benny Bailey – Alison   Benny Bailey – Please Say Yes   Benny Bailey – A Kiss To Build a Dream On   If you had been even a … Continue reading

March 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Chet Baker – Chet Baker and Crew (1956, Pacific Jazz)

Chet Baker – To Mickey’s Memory Chet Baker – Something For Liza Chet Baker – Lucius Lu Trumpeter Chet Baker spent the early part of the 1950’s making a noteworthy … Continue reading

March 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

Big John Patton – Accent On The Blues (1970, Blue Note)

Big John Patton – Freedom Jazz Dance Big John Patton – Captain Nasty Big John Patton – Village Lee Organist Big John Patton hit the Blue Note Records scene with … Continue reading

March 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Phil Woods – Rights of Swing (1960, Candid)

Phil Woods – Rights of Swing Part II (Ballad) Phil Woods – Rights of Swing Part IV (Scherzo) After a long period of being idle, I’m making a return to … Continue reading

March 8, 2014 · 3 Comments

Benny Golson – Take a Number from 1 to 10 (1961)

“You’re My Thrill” –┬áBenny Golson, tenor saxophone “The Touch” – Benny Golson, tenor saxophone; Hal McKusick, tenor saxophone; Sol Schlinger, baritone saxophone; Nick Travis and Bernie Glow, trumpets; Willie Ruff, … Continue reading

June 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Andre Previn and Russ Freeman – Double Play! (1957)

Andre Previn and Russ Freeman, pianos with Shelly Manne, drums Andre Previn and Russ Freeman – Take Me Out to the Ballgame Andre Previn and Russ Freeman – Who’s On … Continue reading

March 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Five Tips for Identifying Older Pressings

While I’ve been especially turned on to music since I was about 13 or 14 years old (I’m twice that age now), I’ve collected records since I was in college … Continue reading

February 25, 2013 · 1 Comment