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I Had the Craziest Dream: Modern Jazz and Hard-Bop in Post War London, Vol. 2
Death Is Not The End
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May 20, 2022


Press Release

The second volume in a survey of the modern jazz & hard-bop scenes that emerged in the new cultural melting pot of post war London, with recordings from the end of the 1940s through to the early 1960s.

Featuring representations from players whose roots lay in the East-End's jewish community alongside a wealth of talent of Caribbean and African descent playing and recording in post war London during this period.

Made in partnership with the Barbican to coincide with the exhibition Postwar Modern: New Art in Britain 1945-1965.

Digital Tracklist

  1. 1 Autumn in Cuba The London Jazz Quartet 3:17 Buy

    Autumn in Cuba

  2. 2 Fidel Shake Keane Quintet 2:33 Buy
  3. 3 Body & Soul Eddie Thompson 6:36 Buy
  4. 4 Dancing in the Dark Jimmy Deuchar Quartet 5:08 Buy

    Dancing in the Dark

  5. 5 Blues for Those Who Thus Desire Tubby Hayes 5:46 Buy

    Blues for Those Who Thus Desire

  6. 6 Nemo Ronnie Scott's Quintet 3:30 Buy
  7. 7 Rhythm Wilton Gaynair 5:18 Buy
  8. 8 Free Stan Tracey Trio 5:00 Buy
  9. 9 Wail Jimmy Deuchar–Victor Feldman Quintet 6:05 Buy
  10. 10 Old Devil Moon The Pat Smythe Trio & Shake Keane 3:10 Buy

    Old Devil Moon

  11. 11 Sweet & Lovely Dizzy Reece Quintet 6:31 Buy

    Sweet & Lovely

  12. 12 Fascinating Rhythm The Tony Kinsey Quartet & Joe Harriott 2:43 Buy

    Fascinating Rhythm

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