Last year my father in-law passed away, a sad occurrence. However, we inherited his stereo and music collection. A couple hundred LP’s with a lot of jazz and big band recordings from the 50’s through the 70’s, and even some more modern items.
This weekend, I have the stereo setup, an okay Marantz unit, with some decent bookshelf speakers, and a Sony belt drive turntable. Nothing too fancy, but it gets the job done.
In the albums are a ton of great jazz albums. Lots of Miles Davis, John Coltrane, and Duke Ellington and many other less recognizable names.
Right now, I am listening to Don Ellis recorded in SF at the Filmore. Damn fine recording.
I have of course added a few of my own, but I am listening to the old albums now.
There are some oddities though, the Scottish pipers for one. Nothing like bagpipes in the AM.