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Art Farmer & Benny Golson JazztetHere & Now ... CD
Mercury (Japan), 1962. New Copy .... $13.99
One of the most magical records ever from this legendary group – a set that swings as hard and soulfully as some of their previous sessions, yet also has a sharper, more modern vibe as well! Of course, this latter aspect is no surprise – once you realize that a young Grachan Moncur is ... read more CD
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Here & Now ... CD 16.99
Here & Now/Another Git Together ... CD 13.99

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Art Farmer & Benny Golson JazztetHere & Now/Another Git Together ... CD
Mercury/Universal (Germany), 1962. New Copy .... $13.99
A pair of records from the legendary Art Farmer & Benny Golson Jazztet! Here & Now is one of the most magical records ever from this legendary group – a set that swings as hard and soulfully as some of their previous sessions, yet also has a sharper, more modern vibe as well! Of ... read more CD
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Here & Now ... CD 16.99
Here & Now ... CD 13.99

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Art Farmer & Benny Golson JazztetMoment To Moment ... CD
Soul Note (Italy), 1983. New Copy .... $12.99 16.99
A wonderful later date from the Art Farmer/Benny Golson Jazztet – key proof that the ensemble continued to grow strongly long after their initial recordings in the 60s! There's a bold sound here – a strong dose of the lyrical energy that Farmer explored heavily in his own work of the ... read more CD
(Official pressing of the CD, with full artwork – not the CDr pressing found at other online retailers.)

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Art Farmer & Donald ByrdTwo Trumpets ... CD
Prestige (Japan), 1956. New Copy .... $22.99
Two trumpets, and plenty of soul – one of those wonderful late 50s Prestige Records blowing sessions that really let individual players have lots of the right sort of space to find their own voice alongside each other! Byrd and Farmer are both young here, and mighty sharp in their sounds ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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Art Farmer/Benny Golson JazztetAnother Git Together ... CD
Mercury (Japan), 1962. New Copy .... $13.99
One of our favorite records ever from the legendary Art Farmer/Benny Golson Jazztet – and a rare later date, recorded after their more famous albums for Chess! The lineup here is a bit unusual – in that a young Grachan Moncur III is in the combo on trombone – really adding some ... read more CD

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Art Farmer/Jim HallBig Blues (Japanese pressing) ... CD
CTI (Japan), 1979. New Copy .... $13.99
Sweet and subtle genius from two of the most understated players in jazz – a really great little record that makes the best of the CTI sound without tricking up the players too much! Art Farmer and Jim Hall play in a quintet with vibes by Mike Mainieri – in a style that eschews the ... read more CD
(Blu Spec CD.)

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Joe FarrellJoe Farrell Quartet ... CD
CTI/Wounded Bird, 1970. New Copy .... $10.99 11.98
One of Joe Farrell's first LPs as a leader – and a stellar session that's easily one of the early high points for the legendary CTI label! Farrell had been making some great noise in the underground during the late 60s – but here, he bursts forth as one heck of a soulful cat – ... read more CD

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Fat Babies18th & Racine ... CD
Delmark, 2013. New Copy .... $11.99 15.99
One of the coolest combos working in Chicago these days – a trad jazz group with a really wonderful sound – one of the few modern groups who can really illustrate the improvisational excitement of jazz back in the Windy City scene of the 20s and 30s! These guys have a freshness that ... read more CD

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New Victor FeldmanSwinging On A Star ... CD
Candid (UK), 1965. New Copy .... $9.99 11.98
Sharp-edged live work from Victor Feldman – a set that features both vibes and piano, often with a bit more bite than usual for Vic! The material was recorded live at Ronnie Scotts in 1964 – and the group's a trio on all numbers – with Feldman on vibes and piano, plus Rick Laird ... read more CD

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Victor FeldmanVictor Feldman On Vibes – Champagne Music For Cats Who Don't Drink ... CD
Mode/VSOP, 1957. New Copy .... $10.99 11.99
A really hip little session – as light and breezy at one level as it is tight and swinging! Feldman's the leader of the set on vibes, but the greatest strength of the album comes from the group – a sextet that places Victor in the company of trombonist Frank Rosolino, tenor saxophonist ... read more CD

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New Hilton FeltonMan For All Reasons (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Hilton's Concept/Shout (Japan), Mid 70s. New Copy .... $24.99
A holy grail of funky music – and a rare gem from the DC scene of the 70s! Keyboardist Hilton Felton cut this wicked killer for his own tiny label – Hilton's Concept – and it's a very unique blend of jazz and funk modes, done with help from members of The Blackbyrds and Three ... read more CD
(Part of the excellent Deep Jazz Reality series!)

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Maynard FergusonMF Horn/MF Horn 2/MF Horn 3 ... CD
Columbia/BGO (UK), 1970/1972/1973. New Copy 2 CDs .... $16.99
Three albums that form the start of a bold new start for trumpeter Maynard Ferguson – and records that opened up a whole new groove for big band in the 70s! MF Horn is a brilliant album that owes a heck of a lot to Brit easy maestro Keith Mansfield! Mansfield produced the whole thing, and ... read more CD

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FezFez ... CD
Amiga (Germany), 1978. New Copy .... $10.99
A cool combo with lots of trombone from Conrad Bauer – blowing beautifully here over well-spun lines from the other members of the quartet! There's a fluid vibe to the record that's very fresh – not really some of the more familiar modal or fusion styles you'd know from the German ... read more CD
Also available Fez ... LP 4.99

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Toby FichelscherBusting The Bongos ... CD
Sonorama (Germany), 1960. New Copy .... $19.99
Wonderful lost work from Toby Fichelscher – a German bongo player with a hell of a great ear for an unusual groove – strongly demonstrated here in a set of previously-unreleased recordings! Toby draws plenty from American percussionists of the 50s – and works here in a modern ... read more CD
Also available Busting The Bongos ... LP 24.99

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New Clare FischerExtension (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Pacific Jazz/International Phonograph, 1963. New Copy Gatefold .... $18.99 22.98
An early moment of genius from the young Clare Fischer – one of his first sets for a larger ensemble, and the start of years of great work to come! Previous Pacific Jazz sessions featured Fischer in a piano trio – but this album lets Clare loose on a host of his own inventive ... read more CD

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Clare FischerManteca! ... CD
Pacific Jazz (Japan), 1966. New Copy .... $15.99
One of our favorite albums ever from the great Clare Fischer – and one of the first to really show his special talents at their best! The sound here is a wonderful blend of jazz, Latin, and Brazilian modes – and in addition to piano, Clare plays plenty of organ on the date – ... read more CD
Also available Manteca! ... LP 19.99

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Tommy FlanaganGiant Steps ... CD
Enja (Germany), 1982. New Copy .... $11.99
A wonderful little tribute to the late, great John Coltrane – served up as a piano trio session led by Tommy Flanagan, but done with a sense of power and imagination that rivals the strength of Trane's classics! All tracks here are originals by Coltrane, performed by Flanagan with a forceful ... read more CD

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Ingebrigt Haker Flaten New York QuartetNow Is ... CD
Clean Feed (Portugal), 2012. New Copy Gatefold .... $14.99
A beautiful record that not only shows how great the basswork of Ingebrigt Haker Flaten can be – but also what a great collaborator he is in an improvised setting! We've loved other albums from Flaten, but somehow this one really feels like a cut above – bass lines that have these ... read more CD

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Jimmy ForrestMost Much! ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1961. New Copy .... $5.99 11.98
Gutsy tenor work from Jimmy Forrest – a player who was poised to rival Sonny Stitt and Gene Ammons at the start of the 60s, and who could have easily done so, given the strength of his work for Prestige! The record's one of a few that the St Louis player got to cut for the label – and ... read more CD

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New Bobby ForresterBobby Forrester Organist (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Dobre/Shout (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy .... $19.99
One of the greatest albums of Hammond jazz ever recorded – and a darn funky one at that! Bobby Forrester may not look like a hipster on the cover, but this set grooves like some of the best early 70s work by Jack McDuff, Jimmy McGriff, and Groove Holmes – hitting hard with some really ... read more CD

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New Sonny FortuneLong Before Our Mothers Cried (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Strata East/Shout (Japan), 1974. New Copy .... $24.99
A real early moment of genius from reedman Sonny Fortune – a classic set cut for the Strata East label, and one that's got a lot more depth and edge than some of Fortune's later records! Don't get us wrong, we always love Sonny to death – but there's really something special going on ... read more CD

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Frank FosterLoud Minority ... CD
Mainstream/BGP (UK), 1971. New Copy .... $11.99
One of the most amazing albums ever from Frank Foster – a totally righteous set that's light years ahead of his earlier work with the Basie Band! The format here is right up there with the best on Strata East at the time – a large-group session that's filled with some of the hippest ... read more CD

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New Frank FosterManhattan Fever (Blue Note) (with previously unreleased album) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1968. New Copy .... $19.99
Lean, righteous blowing from the legendary Frank Foster – one of a handful of extremely hip sessions he cut in the 60s under his own name! The album's the only record Foster ever did for Blue Note – and we dare say it's even better than his previous 60s work on Prestige and Impulse ... read more CD
(SHMCD.)

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Ronnie FosterLove Satellite (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1978. New Copy .... $13.99
Wicked late 70s work from Ronnie Foster – a rare Columbia outing that's arguably better than his earlier sides for Blue Note! There's more of a soul vibe than before in the music – but in a way that's really foregrounded, and without some of the back/forth wavering that Foster had in ... read more CD

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New Ronnie FosterOn The Avenue ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1974. New Copy .... $13.99
Massive keyboard work from Ronnie Foster – one of his sweet funky 70s sets for Blue Note – and a killer all the way through! Ronnie plays a host of cool keys – Hammond, clavinet, and moog – and he's working here with tight production from George Benson, who really helps ... read more CD

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Ronnie FosterSweet Revival ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1973. New Copy .... $14.99
A funky keyboard treasure – a smoking organ and Fender Rhodes session that is one of the greatest Blue Note albums by Ronnie Foster! Foster plays organ on the set, next to electric piano by Ernie Hayes – and the pair stir up the sound wonderfully as they glide over grooves, soaring on ... read more CD

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New Henry FranklinSkipper ... CD
Black Jazz/Snow Dog (Japan), 1972. New Copy .... $13.99 18.99
One of the greatest moments ever from west coast bassman Henry Franklin – a set of soaring, spiritual power – and a key demonstration of his rich energy as a leader! Franklin heads a wicked lineup here – playing both Fender and acoustic bass amidst other players who include Bill ... read more CD
(Remastered with updated artwork and new liner notes.)

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Carlos FranzettiIn The Key Of Tango ... CD
Sunnyside, 2014. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
Solo piano from Carlos Franzetti – but a record that's got a very lively feel, thanks to its focus on the roots of the tango! All the tunes here are the kind of tango numbers you'd expect to hear from a small combo – but Franzetti plays them beautifully on solo piano – leaping ... read more CD

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Bud FreemanBud Freeman (Bethlehem) ... CD
Bethlehem/Solid (Japan), 1955. New Copy .... $13.99
A very interesting date as a leader from tenorist Bud Freeman – partly because it's a rare date for the Bethlehem label, and partly because it's got Freeman stretching out in a different vibe than usual! The sound isn't nearly as trad as you might expect – and instead, the record's got ... read more CD

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Chico Freeman & Von FreemanFreeman & Freeman ... CD
India Navigation, 1989. New Copy .... $15.99
One of a few albums from the late 80s that features underground saxophonist Chico Freeman playing in the company of his father, Chicago tenor giant Von Freeman. This set was recorded live in New York, and it's a bit more straight ahead than the pair's earlier Lord Riff & Me set for the Why Not ... read more CD

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Von FreemanHave No Fear (plus bonus track) ... CD
Nessa, 1975. New Copy .... $14.99 16.99
One of the best studio albums ever from the legendary Von Freeman – and a date that really captures some of the careful essence of his live performances in Chicago! Unlike the previous Atlantic album, which tried to fit Von into a more expected bag, this easygoing Nessa session really lets ... read more CD

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New Johnny FrigoCollected Works ... CD
Luv N' Haight/Ubiquity, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $5.99 16.98
A wealth of rare funky jazz dance tunes! This brilliant album collects obscure work recorded in Chicago by the combo of guitarist Johnny Frigo – tunes that were originally cut for instructional records by choreographer Gus Giordano, a groundbreaking talent whose work rivaled that of greats ... read more CD

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Yoshiaki Fujikawa & Eastasia OrchestraDeclaration In March (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Super Fuji Discs (Japan), 1982. New Copy 2CD .... $16.99
Long-spun sounds from this Japanese avant collective – a group that's got the lineup of a jazz orchestra, but which often comes off with a smaller, more intimate feel! The recordings here are mostly live – and feature the group's reed-heavy lineup moving in very compelling ways – ... read more CD

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Yoshiaki Fujikawa & Eastasia OrchestraOrigin (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Super Fuji Discs/Mobys (Japan), 1985. New Copy 2CD .... $16.99
These guys just get better and better with each release – finding a tightness they never had before, yet still keeping all of their sharp edges intact! The sound here is nicely focused, and very heavy on both saxes and brass – bursting forth in kind of an old school mode, yet set to ... read more CD

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Hiroshi FukumuraMorning Flight (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Think (Japan), 1973. New Copy .... $28.99
Genius work from Japanese trombonist Hiroshi Fukumura – working here at the helm of a twin-trombone group that also features the talents of Shigeharu Mukai – in a style that's filled with soul and free-thinking imagination! The two players work together beautifully here – ... read more CD
(Blu Spec CD.)

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Jack FulksFollow Your Dreams ... CD
Jabali, 2013. New Copy .... $7.99
An excellent set from reedman Jack Fulks – a player who's hardly ever recorded as a leader, but who we remember well from his spiritual jazz work in LA's Creative Arts Ensemble! This gem of a set has Jack playing in territory that's right back with his older roots – often stretching ... read more CD

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Full Moon EnsembleCrowded With Loneliness (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
AKT/Disques Dessinee (Japan), 1970. New Copy .... $24.99
A rare spiritual jazz session from the Full Moon Ensemble – a very groovy French group headed up by drummer Claude Delcloo – who was better known for his avant jazz work on sides for the BYG/Actuel series of albums! This time around, Delcloo is working in much trippier territory – ... read more CD
(Beautiful Japanese pressing!)

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Curtis FullerMagnificent Trombone Of Curtis Fuller ... CD
Epic (Japan), 1961. New Copy .... $13.99
Curtis Fuller cooks it up nicely on this rare date for Epic from the 60s – a chance to hear the trombonist open up and move in a style that's a bit different than his work for Blue Note! The set's got a great undercurrent of soul – one that comes not just from Fuller's smoking solos, ... read more CD

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Curtis FullerSouth American Cookin' ... CD
Epic (Japan), 1961. New Copy .... $13.99
Not Curtis Fuller in South America, but a record that picks up a very slight Latin vibe in the rhythm – which makes for a nice change from Fuller's sessions for Blue Note! The date was recorded during that great short run of soul jazz cookers on early 60s Epic Records – and is a ... read more CD

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Fun HornsNatural Music ... CD
Amiga (Germany), 1989. New Copy .... $4.99
A record that's got a lot more to offer than just the "fun" promised in the title – and a set with a much deeper feel than you might guess from its wrapping paper cover! The quartet is definitely heavy on horns – soprano and alto sax from Volker Schlott, tenor and flute from ... read more CD

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Fuse OneFuse One ... CD
CTI (Japan), 1980. New Copy .... $13.99
Tight funky fusion from a masterful collective – a great supergroup from the late electric years of the CTI label! The combo features Joe Farrell on tenor, Ronnie Foster and Don Grusin on keyboards, John McLaughlin and Larry Coryell on guitars, Stanley Clarke on bass, and Lenny White, Tony ... read more CD
(Blu Spec CD.)

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FusionTop Soul ... CD
Alba/Lion, 1975. New Copy .... $12.99
Top Soul indeed, as Fusion is a hip Chilean funk band from the early 70s – one who take plenty of influence from American grooves, but also bring in their own soulful elements as well! The sound here is somewhere between Kool & The Gang and Banda Black Rio – with quite a bit of the ... read more CD

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New Eddie GaleGhetto Music ... CD
Blue Note/Water, 1968. New Copy .... $14.99 17.98
One of our favorite all-time records, and a real lost album on Blue Note! Eddie Gale leads this group of righteous singers and musicians through five fantastic tracks of soulful chanting and hard jazz playing that never goes too far out, but always threatens to break free of its own chains – ... read more CD
Also available
Ghetto Music ... LP 119.99
Ghetto Music ... CD 18.99

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Eric GaleForecast ... CD
Kudu/King (Japan), 1973. New Copy .... $13.99
One of the most successful albums ever from guitarist Eric Gale – a laidback understated player whose mellow sound had a tremendous influence on mainstream jazz funk in the 70s! The album takes off from the late 60s CTI and Verve sessions by Wes Montgomery – and features Gale riffing ... read more CD
(Blu Spec CD.)

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Hal GalperNow Hear This ... CD
Enja (Germany), 1977. New Copy .... $12.99 14.99
Fantastic stuff – one of Galper's best non-electric sets of the 70s! Galper's working here with a quartet – playing piano in a group that includes Terumasa Hino on trumpet, Cecil McBee on bass, and Tony Williams on drums. With a rhythm section that hip, Hino lays out some of his best ... read more CD

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Russ Garcia/Frank Rosolino/Herbie HarperJazz City Presents ... CD
Bethlehem/Solid (Japan), 1957. New Copy .... $13.99
One of the more loosely-constructed sides on the Bethlehem label – an imprint that's normally known for keeping the reigns in pretty tightly! The album features 3 longish tracks played by 3 different groups: "I'm Glad There Is You", played by a group led by Russ Garcia, and ... read more CD

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New Red GarlandDig It! (RVG Remaster Edition) ... CD
Prestige, Late 50s. New Copy .... $4.99 11.98
A nice, cooking bop side, led by Red Garland and featuring 'Trane at his late 50s best, when he was moving between playing with the top East coast talents of the day, and playing with a ferocity that betrayed the direction he'd later take when he got really out. Donald Byrd's also in the frontline ... read more CD
(CD case has a small cutout hole.)

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New Red GarlandGroovy (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Prestige/Concord, 1956. New Copy .... $4.99 11.98
Long tracks and plenty of room to move around – a perfect setting for the classic sound of the Red Garland Trio on Prestige! Despite the title, the album's not so much groovy as it is lyrically beautiful and filled with sensitivity – a key bridge between piano players of the mainstream ... read more CD
(CD case has a small cutout hole.)

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New Erroll GarnerParis Impressions ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1958. New Copy 2 CDs .... $18.99
A totally unique, totally mindblowing album from Erroll Garner – and the set that made us finally fall in love with his music forever! Sure, Garner can be great on other albums – but here, he's really hitting this amazing vibe – stretching out in this rhythmic way that pushes his ... read more CD

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Erroll GarnerSoliloquy ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1957. New Copy .... $13.99
A very personal album from Erroll Garner, as you might guess from the title – a set of solo piano numbers delivered with an even deeper sense of lyricism than usual! Garner's still got a bit of his trademark sense of rhythm here, but he also works with a more powerful sense of flow – ... read more CD

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New Carlos GarnettBlack Love (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Muse/Soul Brother (UK), 1973. New Copy .... $16.99
A 70s soul jazz classic – one of those albums we go back to again and again over the years for inspiration! The album was one of the first from young reed player Carlos Garnett – and it's virtually a super-session for the time – with a sublime lineup that perfectly blends ... read more CD

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Kenny GarrettPushing The World Away ... CD
Mack Avenue, 2013. New Copy .... $16.99 17.98
Bold, soulful sounds from altoist Kenny Garrett – a player who've loved for many years, and one who can still hold our ears after so many recordings! Garrett's had plenty of fame, but he's also held onto the roots that made him so great in the first place – a spiritual undercurrent ... read more CD

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Michael GarrickHome Stretch Blues ... CD
Argo/Vocalion (UK), 1972. New Copy .... $11.99
A brilliant little record from the legendary team of Michael Garrick and Norma Winstone – easily one of their most striking albums ever, and hardly the "blues" set you might guess from the title! Winstone's vocals are very firmly woven into the group's sound here – and most ... read more CD

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Michael GarrickOctober Woman/Wedding Hymn ... CD
Argo/Vocalion (UK), 1965. New Copy .... $16.99
A landmark in British jazz – one of the first albums from Michael Garrick's famous ensemble that also included Joe Harriott on alto sax and Shake Keane on trumpet! The group was one of the hippest of the time – and worked in a blend of modal, tonal, and modern jazz – with Garrick' ... read more CD

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Michael GarrickTroppo ... CD
Argo/Vocalion (UK), 1974. New Copy .... $16.99
A landmark album from pianist Michael Garrick – one of the sublime recordings he made with vocalist Norma Winstone in the late 60s and early 70s! Garrick's approach is really unique – a flowing, almost modal approach that spirals out in a joyously dancing groove – not nearly as ... read more CD

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Michael Garrick (Garrick's Fairground)Mr Smith's Apocalypse/Epiphany ... CD
Argo/Vocalion (UK), 1971. New Copy .... $16.99
One of the trippiest albums ever recorded by British pianist Michael Garrick – a set done with his Garrick's Fairground group – at a level that's almost a wilder abstraction of some of the other work he'd done at the end of the 60s! The album's an extended suite of shorter tracks ... read more CD

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Luis GascaCollage ... CD
Fantasy/BGP (UK), 1976. New Copy .... $11.99
A standout classic from trumpeter Luis Gasca – and a set that may well be the artists' most complete musical vision of the 70s! The group here is larger than on previous records, and Gasca's dropped a bit of his Latin roots in exchange for a soaring, slightly spiritual sound put together by ... read more CD

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Giorgio GasliniComplete Black Saint/Soul Note Recordings Of Giorgio Gaslini (Murales/New Orleans Suite/Free Actions/Graffiti/Sharing) (11CD set) ... CD
Dischi Della Quercia/Black Saint (Italy), 1970s/1980s. New Copy 11 CDs .... $84.99
A huge body of work from Italian pianist Giorgio Gaslini – material recorded for his own Dischi Della Quercia – a later imprint that really gave him the chance to express himself in a great number of ways! There's some really special albums on the set – records that include some ... read more CD
(All albums come in cardboard sleeve replicas of the original album covers!)

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Larry GelbAmerica Is Free ... CD
I Am, 2008. New Copy .... $13.99
Pianist Larry Gelb works here with some great reed lines from Dick Oatts – a player who really gets a lot of room to open up and inflect the tunes with all these great colors and emotions – sounds that are especially fresh, given that all the tracks are new originals written by Gelb! ... read more CD

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Larry Gelb TrioDaughters & Lovers ... CD
Imagine Action, 1996. New Copy .... $13.99
A great early showcase for the writing talents of pianist Larry Gelb – a musician who's got this great ear for a lyrical tune! Larry's got this open, almost gentle touch on the piano here – which really helps balance out the sentiments in his tunes, and keep things from ever sounding ... read more CD

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Larry Gelb TrioLove Songs Of Ian Ops ... CD
I Am, 2013. New Copy .... $13.99
Beautiful work from pianist Larry Gelb – and a set that's as evocative as its title! Gelb balances his own great compositions with a host of well-chosen older numbers – standards, but tunes that are reworked here to fit in alongside the personal voice he brings to his own music – ... read more CD

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Herb GellerGellers ... CD
Mercury/Universal (Japan), Mid 50s. New Copy .... $13.99
One of the greatest records ever cut by altoist Herb Geller, and one of the few to document the work of his group that included wife Lorraine Geller on piano! Lorraine's quite nice, and the rhythm by Keith Mitchell and Mel Lewis is good too – but the real wonder is Herb's alto, which cuts ... read more CD

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Herb Geller with Mark MurphyAmerican In Hamburg – The View From Here (aka Rhyme & Reason – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Tramp (Germany), 1975. New Copy .... $12.99
One of the most amazing albums ever cut by reedman Herb Geller – a really unique overseas session from the 70s, and quite different than his initial recordings of the 50s! Herb's working here in a cool mix of electric and acoustic modes, with a vibe that's very much in the best funky MPS ... read more CD
Also available American In Hamburg – The View From Here (aka Rhyme & Reason – with bonus tracks) ... LP 19.99

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Stan GetzBorn To Be Blue ... CD
Candid (UK), 1960. New Copy .... $9.99 12.99
Three different slices of rare European work from tenorist Stan Getz – showing his key interaction with the scene at the start of the 60s! The first two batches of tracks show Stan in the company of key Scandinavian players – perfect for his icy tone and amazing sense of sound! One ... read more CD

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Stan GetzMaster ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1975. New Copy .... $13.99
A gem of a session from Stan Getz – recorded in 1975, but unissued until the mid 80s! The set was probably lost amidst the flurry of more dramatic jazz recorded by CBS at the time – as it's a relatively understated session that has Stan blowing with acoustic accompaniment from Albert ... read more CD

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Stan GetzStan Getz Plays (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1952. New Copy .... $26.99
Pure genius from Stan Getz – a set that's got an understated brilliance from the cover and title right down to the music in the grooves – and maybe one of the best-ever pairings of the tenor of Getz with the guitar of Jimmy Raney! The pair work here in a hip combo with Duke Jordan on ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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Stan Getz with Michel LegrandJazz In Paris – Communications 72 ... CD
Universal (France), 1972. New Copy .... $9.99
Some of the best work that Stan Getz ever recorded – a fantastic collaboration with French soundtrack maestro Michel Legrand! The album features larger orchestrations by Legrand, often touched with voices – swirling, swaying, and swinging in a style that's as hip, modern, and fresh as ... read more CD

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Elmer GibsonElmer Gibson Trio Live ... CD
Life Force Jazz, 2003. New Copy .... $12.99 15.99
Wonderful trio work from pianist Elmer Gibson – a player who's never gotten the kind of national attention he's deserved, but who's made some really stellar music like this on the west coast scene of the past few decades! Gibson's music has a wonderful balance between spirituality and ... read more CD

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Elmer GibsonGeneration Dance ... CD
Life Force Jazz, 2002. New Copy .... $12.99 15.99
An incredibly soulful set from pianist Elmer Gibson – best known to our ears as a member of the Norman Connors group during the late 70s, and a player who's clearly influenced by that legacy! For the album, Gibson calls upon some of his 70s contemporaries – including Gary Bartz and ... read more CD

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Dizzy GillespieBig 4 (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Pablo/OJC, 1974. New Copy .... $10.99 11.98
Dizzy's Big 4 here are a quartet of players that includes Ray Brown on bass, Joe Pass on guitar, and Mickey Roker on drums – all of whom work with Dizzy in a lightly skipping groove that's a nice contrast to some of his other 70s work! The style certainly has some of the spacious qualities ... read more CD

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Dizzy GillespieDizzy Gillespie Story (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Savoy, Late 40s. New Copy .... $3.99 11.98
Classic Savoy bop work from Diz – featuring some sides cut with the orchestra of Johnny Richards, plus some cut with the "Bepop (sic) Boys", a group that includes Milt Jackson, James Moody, Hank Jones, Dave Burns, and John Brown. The Richards sides are great – a bit more ... read more CD

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Dizzy GillespieSoul & Salvation ... CD
Tribute/P-Vine (Japan), 1969. New Copy .... $29.99
A fantastic bit of late 60's funk, and a surprisingly slammin' record from Dizzy! The album's got tight, hard, choppy funk arrangements from Ed Bland – who went onto to do some great work at the Perception label – and the group features James Moody blowing hard lean funky solos right ... read more CD

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Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, & Sonny StittFor Musicians Only ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1958. New Copy .... $13.99
A tremendous little record – one that's greater even than the sum of its three mighty parts! Although we've always felt that some of the "all star" sets on Verve could sometimes be a bit too "easy", we're always very big fans of the few that feature strong performances ... read more CD

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Jef GilsonJef Gilson Archives – A Collection Of Previously Unreleased Recordings, Rehearsals, Demos & Alternate Takes ... CD
Jazzman (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy .... $16.99
Amazing sounds from Jef Gilson – one of the coolest, hippest jazz musicians working on the European scene of the 60s and 70s! Gilson has his own label – Palm Records – and was noted for his keen sense of collaboration, and openness to new ideas – not just modern elements ... read more CD
Also available Jef Gilson Archives – A Collection Of Previously Unreleased Recordings, Rehearsals, Demos & Alternate Takes ... LP 26.99

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Jimmy GiuffreFour Brothers Sound ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1958. New Copy .... $11.99
An amazing record by Jimmy Giuffre – one that he uses to replicate the "4 Brothers Sound" of the years when he played with Woody Herman as one of a group of four saxophonists blowing together – but done here by Jimmy himself on all 4 horns, using early overdubbing techniques ... read more CD

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Benny GolsonFree ... CD
Argo/Universal (Japan), 1962. New Copy .... $13.99
Without a doubt, Benny Golson is one of the most underrated tenorists of his generation – a player with a tone and conception that's always tremendous – but which comes across especially well on this early 60s session for Argo Records! As you might guess from the title, things aren't ... read more CD

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Alain Goraguer/Andre Hodeir/Daniel Humair SoultetJazz In Paris – Jazz Et Cinema Vol 3 – Les Loups Dans La Bergerie/Les Tripes Au Soleil/The Connection ... CD
Universal (France), 1959/1961. New Copy .... $9.99 11.99
3 rare French jazz soundtracks on one CD! First up is the music from the film Les Loups Dans La Bergerie, written by Serge Gainsbourg, and performed by Serge's arranger Alain Goraguer – in a hip modern mode that recalls some of the best soundtrack work by Barney Wilen, Miles Davis, and Art ... read more CD

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Dexter GordonDexter Blows Hot And Cool (remastered edition) ... CD
Dooto/Boplicity (UK), 1955. New Copy .... $11.99
A seminal 50s session from the mighty Dexter Gordon – one of his few full albums from the decade, and one of the only ones to really capture him at the heart of his original LA scene! The set's got a nice bite, and a strong sense of focus – shorter tracks that step off strongly from ... read more CD

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Joe GordonIntroducing Joe Gordon ... CD
Mercury/Universal (Japan), Early 50s. New Copy .... $13.99
Amazing work from bop trumpeter Joe Gordon! Gordon was a lost talent who only cut a handful of records before his untimely death in 1963 – but he was a heck of a trumpeter, with a rich talent that we'd rank up there with Lee Morgan and Kenny Dorham. Joe plays here in a group that includes ... read more CD

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Dusko GoykovichBrandenberg Concert – Dusko Goykovich With Strings ... CD
Enja (Germany), 2013. New Copy .... $13.99 15.99
One of the greatest trumpeters on the European scene of the past few decades – heard here in a completely sublime setting! Dusko Goykovich has played in many styles and many ways, but hasn't ever done a date with full strings before – a long-overdue placement for his wonderful tone on ... read more CD

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Dusko GoykovichSamba Do Mar ... CD
Enja (Germany), 2004. New Copy .... $13.99 15.99
A whole new chapter in the career of trumpeter Dusko Goykovich – and a beautiful one at that! The set has Dusko playing a set of bossa-inspired tunes – working with a quartet that includes guitar, bass, and drums – in a warmly chromatic style that reminds us a lot of the classic ... read more CD

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Dusko GoykovichSoul Connection ... CD
Enja (Germany), 1993. New Copy .... $13.99 14.99
An extremely soulful session from European trumpeter Dusko Goykovich – recorded in the US with a lineup that can't miss! The core rhythm trio features Tommy Flanagan on piano, Eddie Gomez on bass, and Mickey Roker on drums – and the great Jimmy Heath joins Dusko on the frontline for ... read more CD

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Kenny GrahamSmall World Of Sammy Lee ... CD
Trunk (UK), 1963. New Copy .... $15.99
A wonderful jazz soundtrack from the legendary Kenny Graham – the important postwar Brit bandleader who was known for his seminal Afro-Cubists group – heard here in a much different context! Kenny's still got all that great sense of tone and color he brought to some of his more ... read more CD
Also available Small World Of Sammy Lee ... LP 18.99

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Stephane Grappelli & Stuff SmithJazz In Paris – Stuff & Steff ... CD
Universal (France), 1965. New Copy .... $9.99 11.99
The legendary meeting of two of the greatest jazz violinists ever! Stephane Grappelli was one of the best-recorded European jazz artists by the time of this 1965 album – and here, he gets the chance to play with Stuff Smith, an American talent on the instrument who was decidedly less well-kno ... read more CD

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Bennie GreenBennie Green Blows His Horn ... CD
Prestige (Japan), 1955. New Copy .... $22.99
Bennie Green blows his horn – and really blows us away in the process! Green emerges here as one of the most biting trombonists of the postwar years – a player who can handle his instrument with a deftness usually heard more on a trumpet – a sense of phrasing that's incredibly ... read more CD
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Cal GreenTrippin' With Cal Green ... CD
Mutt & Jeff/P-Vine (Japan), 1969. New Copy .... $28.99
The back cover of this one says "This Album Should Be Titled MONSTER" – and for once, the back cover is right! The album's the only one we've ever seen by the super-dope LA guitarist Cal Green – a wonderful talent with a hard-edge approach to the strings, one that's a bit ... read more CD

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Grant GreenLatin Bit (RVG remaster edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note, 1962. New Copy .... $6.99 11.98
A wicked session by Grant Green – one that's very different than any of his other Blue Note records! Here, Grant's going for a "Latin bit" – adding in a trio of percussionists to spice up the groove with a bit of bossa rhythms, and some harder jamming styles that feel a lot ... read more CD

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New Rodney Green QuartetLive At Smalls ... CD
Smalls Live, 2014. New Copy .... $11.99 15.99
Drummer Rodney Green leads a super-sharp combo here – a crack quartet with bold tenor from Seamus Blake, sensitive piano from Luis Perdomo, and warm work on bass from Joe Sanders. Blake really gets plenty of room to roam around on the album's long tracks – which are a perfect showcase ... read more CD

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Burton GreeneOn Tour ... CD
ESP, 1966. New Copy .... $6.99 12.99
Pretty far out work from pianist Burton Greene – working here on recordings pulled from the famous ESP tour of New York in the mid 60s! The performances feature Greene on piano and piano harp – in trio format with Steve Tintweiss on bass and Shelly Rusten on drums – both of whom ... read more CD
Also available On Tour ... CD 4.99

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New Chris Greene QuartetGroup Effort ... CD
Single Malt, 2012. New Copy .... $9.99
A cooking group effort from the Chris Greene Quartet – a great Chicago combo we've watched grow tremendously with each previous release – stepping out here in their first-ever live recording! Greene's got a soulfully sophisticated approach to his saxes that really belies his Windy City ... read more CD

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New Chris Greene QuartetMusic Appreciation ... CD
Single Malt, 2014. New Copy 2 CDs .... $13.99
A double-length set from Chicago tenorist Chris Greene – but a package that may well not be enough to hold all the new ideas in his music! We've really watched Chris grow strongly over the past few years – and with this wonderfully well-crafted, rich-voiced album, he steps forward to a ... read more CD

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Jimmy Greene QuartetLive At Smalls ... CD
Smalls Live, 2010. New Copy .... $9.99 14.99
Jimmy Greene really knocks it out of the park with this cooking live set – showing us again that he's definitely a tenor talent to watch – one with a depth of soulfulness that stretches back to some of the more righteous players of the 60s, but with a contemporary vibe too – one ... read more CD

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Johnny GriffinNight Lady ... CD
Philips/Universal (Germany), 1964. New Copy .... $8.99
A rare European gem from Johnny Griffin – recorded in quartet formation with backing from the rhythm trio of the Clarke Boland Big Band! Johnny was working with the trio in the bigger group at the time, but he gets plenty of space to state his case here – stretching out on hard-bitten, ... read more CD

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Lars GullinPortrait Of My Pals (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Capitol (Sweden), 1964. New Copy .... $6.99 12.99
A genius album from Swedish baritone giant Lars Gullin – and a set that's from a period that was much less documented on our side of the Atlantic! Gullin was one of the undisputed masters of the instrument, and his American recordings on Mercury and Prestige stand as proof to his talent ... read more CD

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New Mats GustafssonTorturing The Saxophone ... CD
Corbett vs. Dempsey, 2014. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
Mats Gustafsson tortures the saxophone – but tortures it beautifully, too – in this wonderful set of solo tracks that mix tenor and live electronics, baritone and music box, and some solo baritone moments too! The title's a reference to a hilarious letter sent to Mats by Robert Crumb ... read more CD

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Mats Gustafsson & Nu-EnsemblenHidros One – For Nine Improvisers, Tape, & Conductor ... CD
Caprice (Sweden), 1997. New Copy .... $9.99 18.99
A wonderful larger-concept piece from reedman Mats Gustafsson – and an important recording that really stands to only complement some of his freer, looser work of the time! The set's got a vibe that's similar to some of the best mixed composition/improvisation works of the 90s – put ... read more CD

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Bobby HackettHackett Horn (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Epic (Japan), Late 30s/1955. New Copy .... $13.99
The Hackett Horn gets a great spotlight here – in a classic mid 50s LP that pulls together earlier 78s recorded by Bobby at the end of the 30s! Modes are mostly traditional, but Hackett's cornet work really shines throughout – bursting out of mid-sized groups that are often driven by a ... read more CD

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Joe Haider TrioMoment In Montreux (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Sound Hills (Japan), 2013. New Copy .... $34.99
A great little record from a pianist we haven't heard in years – but who still really warms our ears with his music! Joe Haider is a name we know from key sessions for the Ego Records label at the end of the 70s – and he's working here with frequent partner from those albums, bassist ... read more CD

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Chico HamiltonChico Hamilton & The Players ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1976. New Copy .... $13.99
Chico Hamilton in the 70s just can't miss – he's really changed loads from his mellow 50s work in LA, and has a tendency to go for a hard grooving sound – but also one that's slightly left of center than the work of most other 70s jazz drummers – and we mean that in a good way! ... read more CD

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Chico HamiltonChico Hamilton With Paul Horn ... CD
Crown/Boplicity (UK), 1963. New Copy .... $11.99
Unusual material from Chico Hamilton – recorded around the same time as his groundbreaking work for Pacific Jazz – but for the smaller Crown/Modern label in LA! The format's a bit unusual, and changes a bit throughout the record – showing Chico's already-strong ear for creative ... read more CD
 
 



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