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Koji Moriyama with the Tsuyoshi Yamamoto TrioNight & Day (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Think (Japan), 1975. New Copy .... $28.99
A real swinger of a record – one that features vocals and conga work by Koji Moriyama, with backing by the piano trio of Tsuyoshi Yamamoto! Given that Yamamoto's style is usually a bit more spare and laidback, it's nice to hear him grooving in a setting like this – as Moriyama's a ... read more CD
(Blu Spec CD.)

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Takeo MoriyamaFlush Up ... CD
Teichiku/Think (Japan), 1977. New Copy .... $26.99
A tremendous burner from Japanese drummer Takeo Moriyama – a really freewheeling set that rolls out with the kind of post-Coltrane energy that may well make Moriyama the Japanese equivalent of Elvin Jones! The drums are fantastic throughout – but the real star of the set may well be ... read more CD
(Part of the Deep Jazz Reality series!)

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Takeo MoriyamaHush-A-Bye ... CD
Union/Think (Japan), 1978. New Copy .... $26.99
Modal, magical, and mighty soulful too – a killer 70s set from drummer Takeo Moriyama, and one that wonderfully mixes lyrical moments with some more freewheeling energy! Moriyama's got a perfect balance with the group – and the album has some especially nice work on piano from the ... read more CD
(Part of the Deep Jazz Reality series!)

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Mostly Other People Do The KillingForty Fort ... CD
Hot Cup, 2010. New Copy .... $9.99
One of most joyful and energetic young jazz ensembles around – a group that's both powerful and playful, reverent of its forbears yet stands facing forward – with a fantastic fourth album in Forty Fort! The group is again working in their unique blend of jazz styles, with nods to the ... read more CD

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Mostly Other People Do The KillingRed Hot ... CD
Hot Cup, 2013. New Copy .... $11.99
Incredible sounds from this ultra-hip group – a jazz combo who blow us away again again with each new recording! This time around, Mostly Other People Do The Killing take on the sounds of trad jazz – but in a way that gives the whole thing a very avant spin, and pushes the music far ... read more CD

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New Alphonse MouzonEssence Of Mystery ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1972. New Copy .... $13.99
A heavy heavy set from the legendary Alphonse Mouzon – one of his drum-heavy funk records for Blue Note! Alphonse has a style that's a bit different than some of his other work here – very direct, with plenty of soul undercurrents – although definitely some of the rockish ... read more CD

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Alphonse MouzonVirtue (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
MPS/Promising (Germany), 1977. New Copy Gatefold .... $19.99 24.98
A funky fusion classic from superdrummer Alphonse Mouzon – a rare date as a leader for MPS, and a set that rivals his best 70s grooves on Blue Note! The album's got a slightly more electric feel than some of Mouzon's previous work, but it's still far from the smoother soul of the 80s – ... read more CD
(Amazing LP sleeve edition – with full notes in English and German, new mastering, and even a paper)

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Bob MoverMy Heart Tells Me ... CD
Motema, 2013. New Copy 2 CDs .... $11.99 16.99
A really special double-disc package from saxophonist Bob Mover – one that doesn't just offer up a DVD presentation of the music on the CD – but a whole other batch of tunes itself! The set's almost like getting two different albums in one – and on the CD, Mover blows in a mellow ... read more CD

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Dawan MuhammadConsider The Source ... CD
Life Force Jazz, 1992. New Copy .... $12.99 15.99
Wonderful work from Bay Area reedman Dawan Muhammad – an overlooked spiritual jazz player who really sparkles strongly on this set! The album from the early 90s, but has a vibe that feels like material from the glory days of the 70s indie scene – especially the hip sound of the Oakland ... read more CD

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Gerry MulliganGerry Mulligan 63 – The Concert Jazz Band ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1962. New Copy .... $13.99
The sound of Gerry Mulligan in the early 60s – and one of the best records by his larger than usual Concert Jazz Band! Given Gerry's piano-less experiments of the 50s, it's surprising to actually have him as the pianist on this session – hitting the keys with a nice light touch, so ... read more CD

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Gerry MulliganWhat Is There To Say? ... CD
Columbia, 1959. New Copy .... $5.99 6.98
A beautiful pairing of the baritone of Gerry Mulligan and the trumpet of Art Farmer – brought together wonderfully in this piano-less session that has both players effortlessly carving lines in the open space of the studio. Rhythm is by the team of Bill Crow on bass and Dave Bailey on drums ... read more CD

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Takeru Muraoka & Takao UematsuRide & Tie (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Express/Think (Japan), 1971. New Copy .... $34.99
Funky, fuzzy, and outta site – a really wonderful set of extended psychedelic jazz numbers from twin tenorists Takeru Muraoka and Takao Uematsu! The set's billed as a live tenor "battle" on the cover – but it's hardly the sort of record that you'd hear from American players ... read more CD
(Part of the Deep Jazz Reality Series!)

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David MurrayComplete Black Saint/Soul Note Recordings Of David Murray (Sweet Lovely/Morning Song/I Want To Talk About You/Hill/Sanctuary With) (7CD set) ... CD
Black Saint (Italy), 1980s/Early 90s. New Copy 7 CDs .... $46.99
Amazing small group work from saxophonist David Murray – and a body of material that really shows the reedman coming into his own! The Black Saint/Soul Note label was one of the first to really show faith in Murray – and allow him to step from the underground into the limelight of ... read more CD
(All albums come in cardboard sleeve replicas of the original album covers!)

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David MurrayLive At Sweet Basil Vol 1 ... CD
Black Saint (Italy), 1984. New Copy .... $12.99 16.99
A really bold step forward for David Murray – a seminal live recording that features one of the hippest big bands you'll ever hope to find! Murray really uses the date as a chance to express the full range of his musical talents – and often shows modes that are more traditional than ... read more CD
(Official pressing of the CD, with full artwork – not the CDr pressing found at other online retailers.)

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David MurrayLive At Sweet Basil Vol 2 ... CD
Black Saint (Italy), 1984. New Copy .... $12.99 16.99
A really bold step forward for David Murray – a seminal live recording that features one of the hippest big bands you'll ever hope to find! Murray really uses the date as a chance to express the full range of his musical talents – and often shows modes that are more traditional than ... read more CD
(Official pressing of the CD, with full artwork – not the CDr pressing found at other online retailers.)

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David MurrayNew Life ... CD
Black Saint (Italy), 1987. New Copy .... $11.99 16.99
A new life for the ideas of saxophonist David Murray – worked out here in an octet of top-shelf players! The sound is avant one minute, swinging the next – and carried off with a rich sense of jazz tradition that really marks the growing appreciation of roots in the 80s generation of ... read more CD
(Official pressing of the CD, with full artwork – not the CDr pressing found at other online retailers.)

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David MurraySanctuary Within ... CD
Black Saint (Italy), 1991. New Copy .... $11.99 16.99
David Murray in some really wonderful company here – playing both tenor and bass clarinet on a highly percussive date that features work from Sunny Murray and Kahil El'Zabar! Murray handles straight drums, and Kahil works with a host of percussion – very much in the same soulful spirit ... read more CD
(Official pressing of the CD, with full artwork – not the CDr pressing found at other online retailers.)

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David Murray with Gregory Porter & Macy GrayBe My Monster Love ... CD
Motema, 2013. New Copy .... $11.99 14.98
David Murray sounds plenty great here on his own – working in a core quartet that features organ and piano from Marc Cary – but a number of tracks also feature vocals from the wonderful Gregory Porter – an excellent singer who really matches the depth and spirit of Murray's music! ... read more CD

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Sunny MurrayPerles Noires Vol 1 ... CD
Eremite, 2005. New Copy .... $9.99 15.99
Magical work on drums from Sunny Murray – a later recording done with reedman Sabir Mateen – plus a few surprise guests on some of the tracks in the set! Murray's drums have all the power and presence we remember from years back – dimmed slightly with age, but given a lot more ... read more CD

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Sunny MurrayPerles Noires Vol 2 ... CD
Eremite, 2005. New Copy .... $9.99 15.99
A great follow-up to the first Perles Noires album – and like that one, a set that starts with some great duet energy between reedman Sabir Mateen and drummer Sunny Murray! Sunny's playing the drum kit wonderfully here – almost melodically, with his approach to different touches and ... read more CD

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Sunny Murray/Sabir MateenWe Are Not At The Opera ... CD
Eremite, 1998. New Copy .... $9.99 15.99
You're definitely not at the opera with a set like this – a batch of well-crafted improvisations between drummer Sunny Murray and reedman Sabir Mateen – who plays alto, tenor sax, and flute throughout the course of the record! Like most of the best Eremite releases, this one is a live ... read more CD

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Tonu NaissooTonu Naissoo Trio (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Jazzaggression (Finland), 1968. New Copy .... $18.99
Some of the earliest work from legendary Estonian pianist Tonu Naissoo – an artist who's only gotten his due on the global scene in the past decade or two, but who was a hell of a visionary right from the start! Tonu's got this way of balancing lyrical elements and darker corners – ... read more CD

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Seiichi NakamuraAdventure In My Dream (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Think (Japan), 1975. New Copy .... $28.99
A great tenor saxophonist from the Japanese scene of the 70s – heard here in one of his hippest settings ever! Seiichi Nakamura really knows how to stretch things out, yet still keep things interesting – working here with a strong sense of rhythm that's really augmented by the use of ... read more CD
(Blu Spec CD.)

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New Direction UnitLive At Moers Festival (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Think (Japan), 1980. New Copy .... $28.99
The group here definitely earns the "new direction" in their name – as they work at a level that's quite compelling – kind of their own variant of free jazz, but with a spaciousness that's definitely spiritual – and which also seems to reflect some elements of more ... read more CD
(Blu Spec CD.)

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David NewmanHouse Of David ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1967. New Copy .... $13.99
One of David Newman's grooviest albums of the 60s – a stripped-down set that features a quartet with Hammond and guitar – all in a vibe that's a bit more relaxed than some of Newman's other sessions for Atlantic! There's a gritty edge to the record – with organ by the obscure ... read more CD

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Janko NilovicParis Balkans ... CD
Janko Nilovic, 2005. New Copy .... $9.99
Great recent work from the legendary Janko Nilovic – an artist that most folks know best for his sound library sessions of the 70s, still sounding great here in a jazz trio mode! Nilovic plays Yamaha keyboards, in a trio that features both acoustic and electric bass, and percussion as well ... read more CD

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Nimbus CollectiveLive In Lotus Land ... CD
Nimbus, 1987. New Copy 2CDs .... $9.99
A lost session of spiritual jazz – recorded in LA in the latter half of the 80s, but with a soaring, righteous vibe that's right up there with the 70s scene! The group here is incredible – an all-star array of the best talents working for Nimbus Records – Nate Morgan on piano, ... read more CD

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Nineteenth WholeSmilin' ... CD
Eastbound/Westbound (UK), 1972. New Copy .... $11.99
One of the sweetest little jazz funk albums of the early 70s – and a masterful blend of vibes, guitar, and organ from this legendary Indianapolis combo! The group are probably best known for their backing work behind Grant Green on some of his funky Blue Note sides – or for vibes ... read more CD
(Comes in a great little cardboard LP-styled sleeve!)

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Bill O'Connell & The Latin Jazz All-StarsZocalo ... CD
Savant, 2013. New Copy .... $14.99 16.98
A great mix of Latin rhythms and well-crafted jazz performance – brought together in a fluid vibe that's mighty nice all the way through! Pianist Bill O'Connell's got a really great vision for this record – one that moves past obvious Latin jazz modes, and cares less about traditional ... read more CD

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New Dick Oatts & Harold DankoSweet Nowhere ... CD
Steeplechase (Denmark), 2014. New Copy .... $15.99 19.99
Beautiful work from this overlooked team – and maybe the best showcase we've ever heard for the alto sax work of Dick Oatts! The album features just Oatts on sax and Harold Danko on piano – a sound that's surprisingly soulful, even when spare – as Oatts has this way of blowing ... read more CD

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Hod O'Brien & Jon Eardley QuartetYardbird Suite ... CD
Blue Jack Jazz (Netherlands), 1990. New Copy .... $9.99
A rare meeting of two great American talents overseas – the wonderful pianist Hod O'Brien, and trumpet modernist Jon Eardley! The pairing's a great one – as Hod's warmly soulful approach to the keys is offset by some of Eardley's sharper horn lines as the players stretch out over some ... read more CD

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Hod O'Brien with Ted BrownI Hear A Rhapsody – Live At The Bimhuis Amsterdam ... CD
Blue Jack Jazz (Netherlands), 1987. New Copy .... $9.99
The great tenorist Ted Brown joins the trio of pianist Hod O'Brien – in a late 80s set that's a wonderful reminder that Brown still had plenty to offer in later years! Ted's tone is almost right up there with his work on the classic Freewheelin album – and the relaxed setting provided ... read more CD

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Claus OgermanGate Of Dreams ... CD
Warner (Japan), 1977. New Copy .... $13.99
A pretty ambitious album from easy arranger Claus Ogerman – a hell of a talent, and the man who provided backings for some of our favorite albums! The album's kind of a "jazz meets orchestra" affair – done in the mode of some of Ogerman's backdrops for artists with a soloist ... read more CD

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Linda OhSun Pictures ... CD
Greenleaf, 2013. New Copy .... $9.99 14.98
Beautiful sounds from bassist Linda Oh – a very vivid set that definitely lives up to the pictures promised in the title! Oh's got this way of painting in sound that we really love – sometimes in a straighter jazz formation, sometimes with a more lyrical, open brush that really makes ... read more CD

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Grassella OliphantGrass Is Greener ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1967. New Copy .... $14.99
A sweet soulful set from drummer Grasella Oliphant – one of two legendary albums cut for Atlantic Records in the 60s – and the one with a very heavy-hitting lineup! The vibe here is somewhere between Blue Note Hammond dates and soul jazz on Prestige Records in the mid 60s – as ... read more CD

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Grassella Oliphant QuartetteGrass Roots ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1965. New Copy .... $13.99
One of the few albums ever cut by drummer Grassella Oliphant – a soulful smoker that really shows the hip approach to jazz on Atlantic Records in the 60s! The album's got a tight groove that comes from superb efforts from a great quartet – Oliphant's drums in the lead, plus tenor from ... read more CD

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Junko OnishiWow ... CD
Somethin Else/Blue Note (Japan), 1993. New Copy .... $22.99
The title definitely gets it right – as the set's an exclamatory surprise from pianist Junko Onishi – just the right sort of set to launch a long career in music! Many of the tunes are originals, played with a fierce finish that comes through right away – a heavier left hand than ... read more CD
(SHMCD.)

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Otis Trio74 Club ... CD
Far Out (UK), 2014. New Copy .... $16.99
A very cool combo from contemporary Brazil – a trio who work with guitar, bass, and drums at the core – but open up plenty of space for extra work on vibes, tenor, soprano, trumpet, and trombone! The vibes are especially great – and feature on almost all the tracks here – ... read more CD

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George OtsukaPage 1 ... CD
Takt (Japan), 1969. New Copy .... $24.99
The start of a great run from the trio of Japanese drummer George Otsuka – a player who really brings an imaginative style to the piano trio mode! Otsuka's got a way of stretching out while also swinging – a bit more conventional here than on later records, but still already quite ... read more CD
(Special on-demand CD from Sony Japan – done in very limited quantities, as a way of reissuing these rare jazz gems – and still with full color artwork!)

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George OtsukaPage 2 ... CD
Takt (Japan), 1968. New Copy .... $19.99
Freewheeling work from Japanese drummer George Otsuka – leading a trio here with pianist Hideo Ichikawa, a really great player who works with some of the soul jazz touches of American players of the 60s, but who also opens up with a more loosely expressive mode that points the way towards ... read more CD
(Special on-demand CD from Sony Japan – done in very limited quantities, as a way of reissuing these rare jazz gems – and still with full color artwork!)

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George OtsukaPhysical Structure (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Think (Japan), 1976. New Copy .... $28.99
Japanese drummer George Otsuka is always one hell of a hip cat – one of those players whose name on a record always means that we'll pick it up – and never fail to hear something wonderful! And while Otsuka first got his start working with a piano trio at the end of the 60s, this sweet ... read more CD
(Blu Spec CD.)

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New Jason PalmerPlaces ... CD
Steeplechase (Denmark), 2014. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
Really beautiful work from trumpeter Jason Palmer – a fresh young talent, and a hell of a writer too! The tracks here are each based on special places for Palmer – and are each written with a very different feel – not in a way that's gimmicky at all, but which really show the ... read more CD

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Charlie ParkerCharlie Parker Quartet (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Clef (Japan), 1952. New Copy .... $26.99
Charlie Parker recorded in a number of different modes for Norman Granz and Verve Records – but small combo material like this is still probably the best illustration of the alto giant's genius – his lean, clean style that was full of sharp modern energy and unmistakable brilliance! ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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Charlie ParkerCharlie Parker With Strings (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Clef (Japan), 1949. New Copy .... $26.99
The genius of Bird and strings is hard to describe – an edgey approach that really goes far past most other "jazz with strings" projects, not a ballad-driven one, but a tensely strained one that brings out some of Parker's best soloing, almost in a moody soundtrack-type way. The ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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Charlie ParkerCharlie Parker With Strings Vol 2 (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Clef (Japan), 1950. New Copy .... $26.99
The genius of Bird and strings is hard to describe – an edgey approach that really goes far past most other "jazz with strings" projects, not a ballad-driven one, but a tensely strained one that brings out some of Parker's best soloing, almost in a moody soundtrack-type way. The ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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Charlie ParkerOne Night In Birdland ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1950. New Copy 2 CDs .... $18.99
Rare live material from Charlie Parker – recorded in the very familiar territory of the Birdland nightclub, but not issued until an LP release from the 70s! The material originally was broadcast on radio, but through the series of the Rose transcription disc archive – which meant ... read more CD

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Charlie Parker & Dizzy GillespieBird & Diz (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1949/1950. New Copy .... $26.99
A classic meeting of two giants from the early years of bop – altoist Charlie Parker and trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie – brought together here in a session that Norman Granz would later list as one of the truest realizations of his vision for recording jazz music! Parker's sharp lines are ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)
Also available Bird & Diz (Jazz Heritage pressing) ... CD 5.99

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Evan Parker & Joe McPheeWhat/If/They Both Could Fly ... CD
Rune Grammafon (Germany), 2013. New Copy .... $16.99
Two masters of sound and texture coming together wonderfully – in a set of live duets that feature McPhee on pocket trumpet and soprano sax, and Evan Parker on tenor! We haven't heard the players duet since their mid 00s release on Okka Disk – and this set shows an even more ... read more CD
Also available What/If/They Both Could Fly (with bonus CD) ... LP 22.99

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Evan Parker/Derek Bailey/Han BenninkTopography Of The Lungs (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Incus/PSI (UK), 1970. New Copy .... $16.99
A landmark album in the British avant garde – the first set ever issued on Incus Records, and a monumental set of improvisations between Evan Parker on saxes, Hank Bennink on percussion, and Derek Bailey on guitar! The album followed from some great energy on the British scene of the ... read more CD

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William ParkerThrough Acceptance Of The Mystery Place (with bonus track) ... CD
Centering/Eremite, 1976/1981. New Copy .... $9.99 15.99
Early genius from William Parker – a set of work inspired by the poems of Kenneth Patchen, and performed with a really vivid sound overall! The players here differ from track to track – and the album comes together almost like a sonic suite – echoing some themes very slightly, ... read more CD

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William ParkerWood Flute Songs Anthology – Live 2006 to 2012 (8CD set) ... CD
Aum Fidelity, 2000s/Early 2010s. New Copy 8 CDs .... $62.99
Some of the most amazing work we've ever heard from this legendary bassist – a set that's not based around music from a wooden flute, but which instead refers to the instrument in its title – as an illustration of the very organic approach of the work within! The 8CDs offer up eight ... read more CD
(Limited to 1500 copies!)

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New William Parker Double QuartetAlphaville Suite – Music Inspired By The Jean Luc Godard Film ... CD
Rogue Art (France), 2007. New Copy .... $15.99
A really unusual project from bassist William Parker – a great tribute to the legendary Godard film Alphaville, done with music that's a surprisingly great fit! There's almost a jazz soundtrack feel to the record at points – a bit straighter than usual for Parker, but still with plenty ... read more CD

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Kim PatersonDuende ... CD
Sarang Bang (New Zealand), 2012. New Copy Gatefold .... $3.99
Spiritual sounds from New Zealand trumpeter Kim Paterson – a player best known for work in the Mike Nock group – stepping out here with a widely expansive vision as a leader! Paterson's got plenty of help here – a large, shifting lineup that really makes for a well-crafted batch ... read more CD

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John PattonUnderstanding ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1969. New Copy .... $19.99
One of the coolest, hippest albums on Blue Note from organist John Patton – a set that really shows the Hammond giant taking on a new sense of direction – especially in his rhythms! The album's one of a few of John's to feature great drums from the massively overlooked Hugh Walker ... read more CD
(SHMCD.)

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Duke PearsonBaltimore 1969 ... CD
Uptown, 1969. New Copy .... $14.99 16.99
A much-needed recording of the late 60s big band of pianist Duke Pearson – an amazing ensemble who only recorded just a bit for Blue Note – and who really shine here in this rare concert performance! The set was recorded as part of the legendary late 60s run of concerts for Baltimore's ... read more CD

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Duke PearsonIt Could Only Happen With You ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1970. New Copy .... $13.99
Pivotal work from Duke Pearson – a brilliant set that perfectly sums up all the criss-crossing of styles he was working on in the late 60s – and comes up with a wonderful blend of electric jazz, Brazilian rhythms, and just a touch of 70s soul! Pearson plays some sweet Fender Rhodes on ... read more CD

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Duke PearsonNow Hear This ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1968. New Copy .... $18.99
Duke Pearson knocks it out of the park with this one – perfectly summing up all the new ideas in jazz arranging and large ensemble work he'd been exploring at Blue Note – and pushing things way way past his previous small group material as well! The album's quite different than most ... read more CD
(SHMCD.)

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Duke PearsonPrairie Dog ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1966. New Copy .... $14.99
Dark genius from Duke Pearson – quite possibly one of his hippest records ever, and an album that's filled with surprising twists and turns! At one level, the set seems to be a simple batch of soul jazz tunes – in the mode of Pearson's mid-60s classics on Blue Note – but at ... read more CD

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Jeremy PeltFace Forward Jeremy ... CD
High Note, 2014. New Copy .... $14.99 16.98
Tremendous work from Jeremy Pelt – a set that continues the bold move forward that he's made with his music in recent years – a great time that seems to have Pelt finding a whole new voice of his own, while also embracing some key inspiration from 70s electric giants like Miles Davis or ... read more CD

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Art PepperArt Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section ... CD
Contemporary/OJC, 1957. New Copy .... $6.99 11.98
One of Art Pepper's classic recordings, in which he plays with a spare quartet backing by Miles Davis' rhythm section at the time – Paul Chambers, Red Garland, and Philly Joe Jones. An essential East meets West jazz recording, with Art at the top of his game, playing in a unique setting for ... read more CD
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Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section ... CD 3.99
Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section ... CD 5.99

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Art PepperNo Limit ... CD
Contemporary/OJC, 1978. New Copy .... $5.99 11.98
A nice lost late number from Art Pepper – a freewheeling set of tracks that really show the influence of John Coltrane on Pepper's work – cut with a quartet that includes George Cables on piano, Tony Dumas on "blitz bass", and Carl Burnett on drums. The tracks are long, and ... read more CD
(CD case has a small cutout hole.)

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Carl PerkinsIntroducing Carl Perkins (remastered edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Dootone/Boplicity (UK), 1956. New Copy .... $11.99
One of the few albums as a leader cut by legendary LA pianist Carl Perkins – an amazing talent on his instrument, and one who had an unusual "sideways" approach to the keys! Perkins kind of leaned alongside the piano – so that his body was parallel to the instrument, and his ... read more CD

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Houston PersonBroken Windows, Empty Hallways/Sweet Buns & Barbeque ... CD
Prestige, 1972. New Copy .... $4.99 18.98
2 sides of sweet electric grooving from Houston Person – records that feature his soulful tenor set in larger arrangements than on his earlier small combo Prestige sessions, in a mode that's a bit like some of the larger jazz sets coming out on CTI and Kudu at the time! Like Stanley ... read more CD
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Houston PersonIsland Episode ... CD
Prestige, 1971/1973. New Copy .... $4.99 11.99
A lost treasure! This set features 9 unreleased tracks recorded by Houston Person during the height of his jazz funk years for Prestige – one track with a group that includes Billy Butler on guitar, Ernie Hayes on organ, Bernard Purdie on drums, and Cecil Bridgewater on trumpet – the ... read more CD
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Marvin Hannibal PetersonAngels Of Atlanta ... CD
Enja (Germany), 1981. New Copy .... $11.99 14.99
One of the most ambitious works ever by Marvin Hannibal Peterson – a larger work dedicated to the 20 African-American children murdered by a serial killer in Atlanta, performed here with a mix of choral voices and jazz instrumentation! The piece follows strongly in a legacy of that format ... read more CD

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Oscar Peterson & Stephane GrappelliSkol (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Pablo/OJC, 1979. New Copy .... $10.99 11.98
A beautiful pairing of Oscar Peterson and Stephane Grappelli – two artists who'd recorded together before, but who sound especially nice in this live setting! The group's a quintet – with the guitar of Joe Pass, bass of Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen, and drums of Mickey Roker – ... read more CD

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Michel Petrucciani/Jim Hall/Wayne ShorterPower Of Three ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1986. New Copy .... $22.99
A key moment in the career of pianist Michel Petrucciani – and a set that features an amazing collaboration with guitarist Jim Hall, and a fair bit of great tenor and soprano sax from Wayne Shorter too! Hall's guitar is heard on every track on the set – ringing out in those wonderfully ... read more CD
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Oscar PettifordOscar Pettiford Lost Tapes – Germany 1958/1959 ... CD
Jazz Haus (Germany), 1958/1959. New Copy .... $16.99 18.99
Rare work from the German years of bassist Oscar Pettiford – a late 50s stretch when Pettiford got even more freedom to explore his musical vision than in the US! The material here often features Pettiford's bass or cello in the company of some of the best European soloists of the time ... read more CD

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New Oscar PettifordOscar Pettiford Modern Quintet (remastered edition) ... CD
Bethlehem, 1955. New Copy .... $11.99 12.99
One of the rare key albums cut by bassist Oscar Pettiford as a leader – an excellent 10" session for the Bethlehem label from the 50s! Although best known as a bassist, Pettiford was also a heck of a great player on the cello – which he uses here alongside bass! Pettiford's ... read more CD
(New CD version – with great remastering!)

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Oscar Pettiford & Vinnie BurkeBass By Pettiford/Burke ... CD
Bethlehem/Solid (Japan), 1955. New Copy .... $13.99
A split album that combines work from 2 different early 10" LPs on Bethlehem – both led by some of the best bassists to record for the label at the time! The first 6 tracks are classic work by Oscar Pettiford – some of his best as a leader, and cut with a hip group that includes ... read more CD

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Pieces Of A DreamIn The Moment ... CD
Shanachie, 2013. New Copy .... $16.99 18.98
The cover's a bit cheesy, but the sound is right on the money – very much in the best spirit of Pieces Of A Dream that we've loved all these years – and not far at all from the group's great roots! The jazz is smooth and soulful – with loads of great keyboards from Curtis Harmon, ... read more CD

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Enrico PieranunziDay After The Silence – 1976 Piano Solo ... CD
Edipan/Alfa (Italy), 1976. New Copy .... $20.99
Hard to imagine any silence here, as the piano of Enrico Pieranunzi is wonderfully free-flowing and sonically powerful – even in a solo setting like this! Enrico's command of the keyboard has always been great, but is especially compelling in this early session from the 70s – a record ... read more CD

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Billie & De De Pierce/Jim Robinson's New Orleans BJazz At Preservation Hall 2 ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1962. New Copy .... $9.99
Some of the best-recorded work to ever come from the Preservation Hall scene in New Orleans – one of Atlantic Records' great 60s albums of material from the legendary venue! Side one features a small combo led by trombonist Jim Robinson – a group with a great gutbuckety groove, thanks ... read more CD

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Dave PikeBossa Nova Carnival/Limbo Carnival ... CD
New Jazz/Fantasy (Germany), 1962. New Copy .... $13.99 18.98
A pair of killers from Dave Pike – early work in a tremendous career in music! First up is Bossa Nova Carnival – a sublime set of bossa nova numbers, all written by the bossa pianist Joao Donato! Joao doesn't actually play on the record, but his compositions here are enough – as ... read more CD

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PipelinePipeline ... CD
Corbett vs. Dempsey, 2000. New Copy .... $12.99 15.99
The long-overdue issue of the only recording by this lost Chicago/Swedish project – a massive lineup of young avant players from the start of the millenium – similar in construction to the Peter Brotzman Tentet, but working here with a very different sound! The group came together over ... read more CD

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Planet D Nonet with Michael RayRays Of The Sun ... CD
Eastlawn, 2014. New Copy .... $10.99
We first learned to dig the Planet D Nonet from their Sun Ra tribute album of a few years back – and this time around they've got Arkestra legend Michael Ray on trumpet with the group, on a whole lineup of famous tunes from the Sun Ra songbook! The approach here echoes the older modes of Ra's ... read more CD

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Pony Poindexter with Booker ErvinGumbo! (plus unissued bonus tracks) ... CD
Prestige, 1963. New Copy .... $3.99 11.98
A stone classic from New Orleans reedman Pony Poindexter – a set that's steeped in tradition, but also has a groovy feel too – and a date that features Pony on both alto and soprano sax! The latter instrument is especially nice, played with echoes of earlier Crescent City modes, but ... read more CD

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Michel PortalAlors!! ... CD
Futura (France), 1970. New Copy .... $14.99 16.99
A landmark French avant session from the start of the 70s – and one of the most bracingly brilliant albums ever recorded by saxophonist Michel Portal! Portal's paired here with British reedman John Surman – and the duo play some amazingly complex lines on the date – very ... read more CD

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Roy PorterInner Feelings ... CD
Vistone/P-Vine (Japan), 1975. New Copy .... $28.99
A crazy bit of funk from drummer Roy Porter – a player who first rose to fame during the LA bop years of the late 40s, but who sounds even hipper here in the 70s! The album's got a madly skittish approach to funk – one that's highly rhythmic, but often in unconventional ways – ... read more CD

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Roy PorterJessica ... CD
Vistone/P-Vine (Japan), 1974. New Copy .... $22.99
A wonderful mix of soul jazz, funky rhythms, and even more experimental moments – a truly tremendous effort from LA drummer Roy Porter, and the first set issued under the name of his Sound Machine group! The groove here is really unconventional – filled with unusual timings, phrasings, ... read more CD

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Roy PorterStory Of The Roy Porter Sound Machine – 1971 to 1975 ... CD
Tramp (Germany), Early 70s. New Copy .... $12.99
One of the coolest, grooviest cats who ever cut a record – an an artist with a really unique conception at the time of these recordings! Roy Porter got his start as a drummer during the bebop years, and worked hard on the LA scene of the R&B and soul scenes of the 50s and 60s – but ... read more CD

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Hasse Poulsen & Richard BonnetColors In Water ... CD
Marge (France), 2013. New Copy .... $14.99
A pair of guitars, working here together – all with the kind of evocative sounds you might expect from the title! The album features duets from guitarist Hasse Poulsen and Richard Bonnet – with no other instrumentation at all – and both players find ways of shaping deeply ... read more CD

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Bud PowellBud Powell Piano (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1949. New Copy .... $26.99
Great early work from Bud Powell – and a set that's got one of the coolest covers we've ever seen! Bud's working here in a trio with Max Roach on drums and Ray Brown on bass – and the late 40s material is a quintessential summation of the fresh approach that Powell brought to jazz ... read more CD
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Bud PowellPiano Solos (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Mercury (Japan), 1950. New Copy .... $26.99
Not solo piano from Bud Powell, but some searing work by the leader in trio that features Curley Russell on bass and a young Max Roach on drums! Bud's touch on the keys is wonderful – focused and full of his youthful intensity – not yet dimmed by his later struggles, and captured ... read more CD
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Bud PowellStrictly Powell ... CD
RCA (Japan), 1957. New Copy .... $13.99
Strictly Bud Powell, in the best sense of the word – as the album's a sharp batch of trio tracks recorded for RCA in the 50s, and a great showcase for Bud's firey talents on the piano! The rhythm combo features bold work on drums from Art Taylor, alongside the bass of George Duvivier – ... read more CD

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Bud PowellSwingin' With Bud ... CD
RCA (Japan), 1957. New Copy .... $13.99
One of the few Bud Powell sessions cut for RCA, but a brilliantly swinging date that has the pianist working at the height of his powers! There's an edge here that comes through right from the start – an off kilter vibe in both Bud's tone, and even in the way he's vocalizing joyously in the ... read more CD

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Andrea Pozza TrioJellyfish From The Bosporus ... CD
Abeat (Italy), 2013. New Copy .... $16.99
The title and cover are a bit gimmicky, but the album's a wonderfully solid effort from Italian pianist Andrea Pozza – easily one of the most lyrical players we've heard in years! Pozza's got this way of mixing depth with lightness – a quality that sometimes evokes that special ... read more CD

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Marcus PrintupDesire ... CD
Steeplechase (Denmark), 2013. New Copy .... $15.99 18.99
A really lyrical set from trumpeter Marcus Printup – done in close collaboration with harpist (and wife) Riza Printup – a player who gives the record a really unique sort of sound! Riza doesn't pluck her instrument as much as other jazz harpists – such as Dorothy Ashby – ... read more CD

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Don PullenMontreux Concert ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1978. New Copy .... $13.99
One of Don Pullen's best-known albums, and for good reason too – a well-recorded document of a Montreux performance that helped put Don's piano talents in the spotlight for the rest of the 70s! The record's got a sense of freedom that's quite unusual for Atlantic Records at the time – ... read more CD

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Joe PumaEast Coast Jazz ... CD
Bethlehem/Solid (Japan), 1954. New Copy .... $13.99
One of the best records ever from guitarist Joe Puma – a player who offered his talents as a sideman on many great sessions of the 50s, but who really shines here as a leader on his own! Puma's got a clean, clear, careful touch on the strings – one that reminds us a lot of Tal Farlow ... read more CD

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Bernard PurdiePurdie Good/Shaft ... CD
Prestige/BGP (UK), 1971/1972. New Copy .... $14.99
2 funky classics from the legendary Pretty Purdie! Purdie Good is Bernard Purdie's first album as a leader for Prestige – cut right after he'd hipped up plenty of other sessions for the label with his famous funky drums! The groove here is very much in the best Prestige jazz funk mode of ... read more CD

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Sun RaAntique Blacks ... CD
Saturn/Art Yard, 1974. New Copy .... $16.99
Amazing work from Sun Ra – record that really features a great range of sounds and styles, and a heck of a lot of soul as well! Ra plays some especially nice rocksichord on the set – that freaky, fuzzy keyboard that comes off sounding like a guitar, even though it's played with keys ... read more CD

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Sun RaBeyond The Purple Star Zone/Oblique Parallax ... CD
Saturn/Art Yard (UK), 1980. New Copy .... $16.99
Tremendous lost work from Sun Ra – recorded live in Detroit at the start of the 80s, and only ever issued briefly on a limited Saturn Records pressing! Given the show's setting in the Detroit underground, the material has an especially hip sound to it – a return to some of the more ... read more CD

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New Sun RaContinuation (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Saturn/Corbett vs. Dempsey, 1963. New Copy 2CD .... $16.99 19.99
Mindblowing music from Sun Ra & The Arkestra – sounds recorded during the same marathon session that gave the world the records Other Planes Of There, When Sun Comes Out, and When Angels Speak Of Love – but titles that are much more obscure overall! The initial release of the ... read more CD

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Sun RaHorizon (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Saturn/Art Yard (UK), 1971. New Copy .... $15.99 16.99
An amazing live date from Sun Ra & The Arkestra – recorded in Cairo in 1971, with a very transcendent sound overall! Ra and the group are clearly inspired to be working in the shadow of the pyramids – and their music sometimes has Eastern overtones, a bit in the manner of Salah ... read more CD

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Sun RaLive At The Red Garter – NYC 1970 (with bonus slideshow) ... CD
Transparency, 1970. New Copy 3CD .... $16.99
A wonderful illustration of the way that each Sun Ra concert could be a completely unique experience – as you'll hear in this amazing performance from 1970! The set was recorded at the Red Garter, and has the group coming together wonderfully on these long tracks that showcase both the ... read more CD

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Sun RaNidhamu/Dark Myth Equation Visitation ... CD
Saturn/Art Yard (UK), 1971. New Copy .... $15.99 16.99
Sun Ra returns to the motherland – to serve up a host of classic recordings done in Egypt in the early 70s! There's a cool exotic feel to some of the best tracks here – a vibe that's quite similar to the groove Salah Ragab was hitting at the time in Cairo, although probably a bit more ... read more CD

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Sun RaOn Jupiter ... CD
Saturn/Art Yard (UK), 1979. New Copy .... $15.99 16.99
Righteous Ra from the end of the 70s – one of the most soulful albums ever by the Sun Ra Arkestra, and a lost treasure that's got some nice funky moments! The vibe here is very much in the Lanquidity/Disco 3000 mode – an extrapolation of styles best known from the Space Is The Place ... read more CD

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Sun RaSleeping Beauty ... CD
Saturn/Art Yard (UK), 1979. New Copy .... $15.99 16.99
One of the most soulful Sun Ra albums ever – very much on the Lanquidity tip, and done with a great mix of electric and acoustic instrumentation! The vibe here is really mellow, spiritual, and warm – and the album actually feels a lot more like a session recorded for the Strata East ... read more CD

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Sun RaSpace Probe – A Tonal View Of Times Tomorrow, Vol 1 (includes unissued tracks) ... CD
Saturn/Art Yard, 1974. New Copy Gatefold .... $15.99 16.99
The rare Space Probe sent out to the cosmos by Sun Ra in the mid 70s – with material recorded from the early 60s onward – the heart of it being Sun Ra's first ever recordings on a moog synthesizer in 1969, and it's one heck of a trip! This excellent edition on Art Yard includes the ... read more CD
 
 



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