• David Reynolds' playlist: 10 songs from my travels

    25 days ago - By The Guardian

    The writer's journeys, including a slow drive across the US, were accompanied by a selection of jazz, rock and folk greats This slow, romantic ballad was recorded during a famous live concert at the Village Vanguard in New York's Greenwich Village in June 1961. Hearing it reminds me of the East Village and of New York City itself. The club is still a small, dimly lit basement, almost triangular in shape, filled with wooden tables between which silent waiters drift, carrying beers and burgers. In 2015 I watched Christian Sands, the pianist in the Christian McBride Trio, sitting bent over...
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