Tagged With ‘Jazz’

Out now: Groovy Jazz Organ three-CD box set

by Modculture 17 December, 2014

Didn’t notice this one sneaking out, but the Groovy Jazz Organ three-CD box set is now on the shelves, following that (now) well-worn pattern of a lot of tracks for not a lot of money. Continue Reading

Blue Note: Uncompromising Expression: The Finest in Jazz Since 1939 by Richard Havers

by Modculture 2 December, 2014

If you are looking for something cool for the coffee table, not to mention an interesting read, check out Blue Note: Uncompromising Expression: The Finest in Jazz Since 1939 by Richard Havers. Continue Reading

Coming soon: That Cat Was Clean! The Mod Side Of Jazz budget collection

by Modculture 4 November, 2014

Some of you might recall Walk On The Wild Side – The Jazz Side Of Mod from May this year, which was a budget collection of mod-friendly jazz tunes from the 1960s. If that worked for you, then you might also want the equally budget That Cat Was Clean! The Mod Side Of Jazz on your shelves too. Continue Reading

Budget mod jazz: Walk On The Wild Side – The Jazz Side Of Mod collection

by Modculture 6 May, 2014

Thanks to Ady for flagging up what a first glance could be something out of the Mod Jazz series from Ace Records. But let’s be clear, this is not an Ace / Kent release, it’s a fairly budget collection called Walk On The Wild Side – The Jazz Side Of Mod – released via a label called Not Now Music. Continue Reading

Out now: Blow-Up Soundtrack on 180g vinyl

by Modculture 31 March, 2014

If you are a fan of the swinging sixties classic and more importantly, a fan of the music, you mint want to know about the Blow-Up Soundtrack on 180g vinyl. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Get On the Right Track mod, R&B, jazz and ska box set and limited edition vinyl

by Modculture 21 March, 2014

The first of a few mod-related box sets coming your way, this one being the Get On the Right Track mod, R&B, jazz and ska box set, which is released by Fantastic Voyage. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Paul Murphy Presents The Return Of Jazz Club on BGP

by Modculture 12 March, 2014

Liking the look of Paul Murphy Presents The Return Of Jazz Club, which is coming soon from BGP via Ace Records. Continue Reading

Listen: Speedometer’s soul/jazz take on Pharell Williams’ Happy

by Modculture 10 March, 2014

On the face of it, you might not like the idea of Speedometer’s soul/jazz take on Pharell Williams’ Happy. But trust me, it’s really good. Continue Reading

Coming soon: Somethin’ Else: The Story of Blue Note Records and the Birth of Modern Jazz by Ashley Kahn

by Modculture 25 November, 2013

This has been talked about for years – as far back as 2008 in fact. But it seems that Somethin’ Else: The Story of Blue Note Records and the Birth of Modern Jazz by Ashley Kahn is finally going to be hitting the shelves. Unless I missed a sneak launch in the meantime. Continue Reading

Mod Jazz now shipping on heavyweight vinyl by Ace

by Modculture 13 June, 2013

The album has been out on CD since the late 1990s, but the original Mod Jazz compilation still a must-buy album. Even more so now, as it has finally been issued on vinyl by Ace Records – and ins now (after a slight delay) now shipping directly from Ace. Continue Reading