« Maynard Ferguson on Cameo | Main | Interview: Benny Golson »

February 08, 2012

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Brew

"... Englewood Cliffs, N.J., studio, where virtually every great jazz album of the '60s, '70s and beyond was recorded with love and care."

Marc, you will certainly interview Mr. Van Gelder about the 1940's & '50's as well?

Man, I'm really looking forward to hear some 1st hand stories about Bud, Miles & Monk. Got one original RVG with Miles; this says it's among the first 100 pressings, right?

Monk's "Hackensack" (former Rifftides, Lady Be Good) is one of my favorite tunes. Thelonious has dedicated it to the famous studio, and to the great work of Rudy Van Gelder (disregarding the out-of-tune pianos he had to deal with sometimes).

Brew

Gee, it's "Rifftide" of course!

And it sounds like a Monk tune, especially the "inside" as Thelonious used to call the bridge of a song.

The comments to this entry are closed.

About

  • Marc Myers writes on music and the arts for The Wall Street Journal. He is author of "Why Jazz Happened" (Univ. of Calif. Press). Founded in 2007, JazzWax was named the 2015 "Blog of the Year" by the Jazz Journalists Association.
Marc Myers Mug (resized)

Contact me

Jazz Book!

  • Click cover to order

Subscribe Free

Please enter all required fields
Correct invalid entries

Search JazzWax


  • JazzWax
    Web

JazzWax Interviewed



WSJ Articles

JazzWax Interviews

Audio Note

  • Audio clips that appear below JazzWax posts support editorial content that links readers directly to Amazon and other third-party music retailers.

Marc Myers on Video









JATP Programs