In October 1984 John Jack/Cadillac records made possible the second UK tour of the Billy Bang Quartet, known as The Jazz Doctors for the purposes of the recording they made whilst in London. The tour incorporated three elements. First, participation in Anthony Wood’s Actual Festival at the Bloomsbury Theatre London on Monday Oct 15th. Second,Continue reading “Bonus Material for Fans of The Jazz Doctors: The 1984 UK Tour”
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Bonus Material for Fans of The Jazz Doctors: The Nahigian Photoshoot
In rereleasing the classic Jazz Doctors session LP Intensive Care, Cadillac unearthed a wealth of additional material. Photos flyers, memories from contemporaries – see our dedicated Bonus Material page for the collection, which will expand in the coming weeks. Today we have some selections from a Manhattan photoshoot of 1984, kindly provided to us byContinue reading “Bonus Material for Fans of The Jazz Doctors: The Nahigian Photoshoot”
Cadillac Records is 50!
April 5th 2023 marks the 50th anniversary of Cadillac Records, the DIY label set up by John Jack and Mike Westbrook in 1973 to release Mike’s album Live! (SGC1001). To commemorate this momentous event ace designer Frode Sorensen has reworked the famous Cadillac logo for the anniversary – cleaning it up and giving it aContinue reading “Cadillac Records is 50!”
Fresh From Finland Finds a Fan in Fordham
Many thanks to the great man John Fordham for finding space to review ‘Fresh From Finland’ in today’s Jazz Album of the Month column alongside Peckham’s own KOKOROKO and the great Charles Lloyd – nice company to keep! “UK journalist/broadcaster Kevin Le Gendre’s occasional Now’s the Time compilations continue with Fresh from Finland (Cadillac), aContinue reading “Fresh From Finland Finds a Fan in Fordham”
Fresh From Finland: Best of Suomi Jazz – Out Next Week!
Our newest release is out this Friday (17th)! New ReleaseVarious ArtistsFresh From Finland Best of Suomi Jazz Worldwide release date: 17th June 2021 – Preorder now! Kevin LeGendre, journalist, presenter, author, fell in love with Finnish music following his many visits to the rich musical festivals of that country. It seemed a logical step toContinue reading “Fresh From Finland: Best of Suomi Jazz – Out Next Week!”
A Tribute to Victor Schonfield
It’s with a real sense of loss that we learned of the passing of our great friend Victor Schonfield. Victor was a presence of enormous significance in the world of improvised music, as a teacher, a promoter, a fund of knowledge, a generous and open man. He was kind and always ready to help. EverythingContinue reading “A Tribute to Victor Schonfield”
Jazz and Cricket – A Cricketer Book of the Year!
“the most outré title I’ve come across recently and also one of the year’s most unexpected joys was Matthew Wright’s brief and marvellous Jazz and Cricket. Any book that gives Frank Parr his due and mentions the other Charlie Parker is to be welcomed. ‘Oh, play that thing!’”– Paul Edwards How’s that! The Cricketer (theContinue reading “Jazz and Cricket – A Cricketer Book of the Year!”
Albert’s Blues Reviewed In Jazzwise Magazine
Cadillac Records is delighted to share Peter Vacher’s review of our recent rerelease Albert’s Blues & the 44 Gerard St Session, published in the upcoming issue 267 of Jazzwise Magazine. Read more Jazzwise here, and buy your copy of the record here. “What with detailed notes, good sound, and distinctive graphics, this has to beContinue reading “Albert’s Blues Reviewed In Jazzwise Magazine”
Albert’s Blues & The 44 Gerard Street Session – Available Now!
Giving the new Cadillac album a spin! Available now via bandcamp on CD or digital.
Albert Nicholas – A Classic Album and an Unissued Live Session
Cadillac Records are delighted to announce the upcoming reissue of jazz originator Albert Nicholas’ classic album ‘Albert’s Blues’, alongside a previously unreleased live session recording. This is a reissue of an original album on Doug Dobell’s legendary 77 label, based at the famous Charing Cross Road Record Shop. Albert ‘Nick’ Nicholas was a favourite ofContinue reading “Albert Nicholas – A Classic Album and an Unissued Live Session”