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Leaving aside any discussion of Wynton and all that, let me just say that overalls are a seriously awful look on anyone at anytime outside of a literal farm. Don't do it. Just don't. No. A thousand times, no. This point is non-negotiable.
Carry on ...
Seeds was the original pressing -- that was Mait Edey's label. My understanding is that as Seeds was in the process of folding, Jeanne took the tapes and issued it herself on Earthforms (this was also back in the 1970s). Now, a new "Earthforms" pressing has appeared but I cannot imagine it's connected to her heirs as they have been very protective (and rightly so) when it comes to her material being reissued posthumously.
I bought those Vanguard CDs because I wanted to hear the music, and was happy that I could finally hear it, but it was reissued (as you note) in a frustratingly crazy manner.
All of this shouldn't stop anyone else from getting the Hammond produced Vanguard CDs. The music is great and so is the sound, and it will probably never be reissued in any other form. Carpe diem.
Gonna Squeeze My Guitar (UA Japan)
That is BRILLIANT! I immediately texted this to my wife, who agrees with me that we should start using these as genre categories!
I would guess that "The Duke" by Dave Brubeck would be Peanuts Jazz, and "Stolen Moments" by Oliver Nelson would be Peter Gunn Jazz. Not sure about Batman jazz. Maybe some of the more steroid-infused Maynard Ferguson or Buddy Rich charts?
Was this woman a musician? I find it infinitely more rewarding to discuss music with informed and passionate non-musicians. They tend to use very compelling, descriptive language and imagery.