Archive for the 'Ohio Penitentiary 511 Jazz Ensemble' Category

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Hard Luck Soul, originally pressed in 1971, is the result of a single recording session by the Ohio Penitentiary 511 Jazz Ensemble, a group led by Ohio State Penitentiary inmates Reynard Birtha and Logan Rollins, nephew of Sonny. The story goes that the two men – on trumpet and alto sax, respectively – were the […]