Old & New Dreams jonathan swifts 6-8-82



Old and New Dreams

– Dewey Redmond, Charlie Haden, Ed Blackwell, Don Cherry

–wonderfully grooving jazz                June 8, 1982

 

recorded at Jonathan Swifts Nightclub in Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA where I was house sound for 5 years from 1978-1983. It was a basement club with 250 capacity (that was often ignored), with a long narrow room and low cement ceilings. With such a wide variety of acts coming through there, it was a great place to cut my teeth doing live sound.

The recordings were done using the Sony MC-939 M/S stereo mic taped to the ceiling in the left/center of the room at the mixing board location half way back in the room and recorded onto a Sony Walkman Pro cassette deck.

 

 

For a FAR more detailed intro to this wonderful, if short-lived band, check out:

http://www.warrensenders.com/journal/the-old-and-new-dreams-band-a-lecture-demonstration/

 

3 thoughts on “Old & New Dreams jonathan swifts 6-8-82”

  1. this is really great.. for those listening to this for the first time – check out their previous recordings.. i think there are 2 cds out ‘playing’ and i forget the other one.. actually there are probably a bunch more too.. i have another one – ‘a tribute to ed blackwell’ which is the same line up as well from black saint – 1990.. recording was done in 87 – florida..

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