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Howard McGheeLife Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries ... CD
Bethlehem/Solid (Japan), 1956. New Copy ... $13.99
Quite an unusual album for trumpeter Howard McGhee – one that has the famous bop trumpeter working in a sweet "with strings" format – ala similar 50s sessions on Verve! Frank Hunter handles the larger group here – working the strings with some nice touches that go way ... read more CD

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Howard McGheeReturn Of Howard McGhee ... CD
Bethlehem/Solid (Japan), 1955. New Copy ... $13.99
Easily one of the best albums ever cut by this oft-overlooked bop trumpeter – and a clean, clear, no-nonsense session played with some great modern touches! The session really steps off from McGhee's earlier work nicely – and is noteworthy not only for Howard's great trumpet work, but ... read more CD
Also available Return Of Howard McGhee (180 gram analogue pressing) ... LP 34.99

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Chris McGregorIn His Good Time (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Ogun (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $14.99
Amazing sounds from the legendary Chris McGregor – a rare set of solo piano performances that shows a whole new side of his genius! The music here is still steeped in South African roots, yet has a style that's a bit more personal and intimate than some of Chris' better-known recordings with ... read more CD

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New Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of BreathBremen To Bridgewater ... CD
Cuneiform, 1971/1975. Used 2CDs ... $14.99
3 sets of recordings from Chris McGregor's legendary Brotherhood Of Breath ensemble of the 70s – live dates from Bremen, Germany and Bridgwater, UK – hence the title! The style here is a looser extrapolation of the Brotherhood Of Breath sound heard on the group's studio LPs – and ... read more CD

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New Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of BreathEclipse At Dawn ... CD
Cuneiform, 1971. Used ... $9.99
A previously unissued performance by the Brotherhood Of Breath – recorded at a time when the group was at the height of their early powers! Some of the styles here are in the straighter, South African-inspired jazz of pianist Chris McGregor's roots – but other tracks get far more ... read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of BreathProcession – Live At Toulouse (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Ogun (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $14.99
Amazing music from Chris McGregor and his legendary Brotherhood Of Breath ensemble – easily one of the most exciting forces in British jazz in the 70s, and one fo the few who was still sounding their best in the latter half of the decade! McGregor's got as much bite and burn here as with his ... read more CD

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New Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of BreathTravelling Somewhere ... CD
Cuneiform, 1973. Used ... $11.99
One of the few recordings available from the classic period of Chris McGregor's famous Brotherhood Of Breath ensemble – the African-tinged jazz combo that grew out of the wreckage of the ex-patriation of South Africa's Blue Notes ensemble as it mixed with members of the London scene in the ... read more CD

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Jimmy McGriffBlack Pearl ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $19.99
One of the most hard-hitting Jimmy McGriff albums of the 70s – a raw live date recorded in Newark – and a set that's a perfect bridge between the sharp soul of his Sue Records sessions and his later funk to come! The whole thing's got a gritty vibe the really recalls the sound of a ... read more CD
(SHMCD.)

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Jimmy McGriffElectric Funk ... CD
Blue Note, 1969. Used ... $4.99
One of Jimmy's funkiest albums ever – a sweeeeet batch of short, hard, and funky cuts – and a record that ranks right up there with the mighty Soul Sugar for sheer funkiness! Jimmy takes an upbeat and easygoing approach to the late 60s funk sound, with a nice, rubbery bass and the ... read more CD
Also available Electric Funk ... LP 59.99

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Jimmy McGriffOne Of Mine ... CD
Collectables/Sue, Mid 60s. Used ... $7.99
Tightly grooving, jukebox thumping, hard wailing organ jazz from the great Jimmy McGriff – one of his best albums for the Sue label! Jimmy's got a sound here that's a lot rawer than earlier work – especially on the album's originals, like "Spindletop", "One Of Mine" ... read more CD

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Pete McGuinness Jazz OrchestraStrength In Numbers ... CD
Summit, 2014. Used ... $6.99
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(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Kalaparush Maurice McIntyre & The LightMorning Song ... CD
Delmark, 2003. New Copy ... $8.99 15.99
A beautiful later Delmark album from Kalaparush Maurice McIntyre – one that has all the vivid creative energy of his classic sessions for the label from the 60s! The setting continues McIntyre's work with The Light – a duo of tuba and drums, which makes for some mighty unusual sounds ... read more CD

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Kalaparusha Maurice McIntyreHumility In The Light Of Creator (plus bonus track) ... CD
Delmark, 1969. Used ... Just Sold Out!
One of the most spiritual albums to come from the young AACM movement in Chicago – a session that's somewhat equal in expression to some of the best post-Coltrane work on Impulse Records! Maurice McIntyre plays here with a sound that's already fully formed – an approach to the tenor ... read more CD
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Dave McKennaPiano Scene Of Dave McKenna (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Epic (Japan), 1958. New Copy ... $13.99
A great pianist with a really bold sound – strong, fresh, and clean – but without any hoke at all! Dave McKenna's certainly not one of the biggest names in 50s piano jazz, but these sides rival the best in the trio format at the time – a set of familiar tunes and a few lesser-know ... read more CD

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New Ray McKinleyHowdy Friends – 24 Original Mono Recordings 1936 to 1953 ... CD
Living Era (UK), Late 30s/1940s/Early 50s. Used ... $5.99
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(Out of print.)

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New John McLaughlinRemember Shakti – The Believer ... CD
Verve/Universal, 2000. Used ... $3.99
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(BMG music club pressing.)

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New John McLaughlin, Al Di Meola & Paco De LuciaFriday Night In San Francisco – Live ... CD
Columbia, 1981. Used ... $2.99
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Jackie McLeanBout Soul (with bonus track) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... $19.99
A seminal album from altoist Jackie McLean – and a set that serves as a key bridge between his mid 60s avant work in the "new thing" scene, and the deeper, spiritual sounds he'd play in years to come! There's a sense of balance here that grabs us right from the start – ... read more CD
(SHMCD.)

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New Jackie McLeanDemon's Dance ... CD
Blue Note, 1967. Used ... $6.99
A pivotal session from the late 60s – one that has Jackie pulling things back a bit from his "new thing" period, and turning towards the spiritual soulful groove that would characterize his early 70s work! The album bristles with excitement – still very much informed by a ... read more CD

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Jackie McLeanJackie McLean & Co – Introducing Ray Draper & Tuba ... CD
Prestige (Japan), 1957. New Copy ... $22.99
A really unique little session from Jackie McLean – and one of the few 50s jazz albums to feature the talents of tuba player Ray Draper, a vastly under-rated artist who recorded briefly with McLean and Coltrane at the time! Although the tuba might seem like a heavy instrument to bring into ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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Jackie McLeanJackie McLean Quintet (Blue Note) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1962. New Copy ... $18.99
A great little session by Jackie McLean – recorded in 1962 by Blue Note, but not issued until years later, only initially in Japan! The album's one of Jackie's last pure hardbop sides – recorded in the pivotal year of 1962, when he was just beginning to dip his toe into modernist ideas ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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New Jackie McLeanJackie's Bag ... CD
Blue Note, 1959/1960. Used ... $7.99
A real classic by Jackie McLean – a record that's pulled from 2 different sessions, but which stands out with a strikingly unified feel! The album was cut during the height of Jackie's bop years for Blue Note – with one 1959 session that featured Donald Byrd and Sonny Clark, and ... read more CD
(Out of print first pressing.)

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Jackie McLeanJackie's Pal – Introducing Bill Hardman ... CD
Prestige (Japan), 1956. New Copy ... $22.99
Jackie McLean's got a great pal here – trumpeter Bill Hardman, who'd work with Jackie in the Jazz Messengers a year later! Here, the pals are cutting sharp lines in a perfect early hardbop mode – a great Prestige session with big bold sound from Rudy Van Gelder, and fresh modern tones ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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New Jackie McLeanNew Soil (with bonus track) ... CD
Blue Note, 1959. Used ... Just Sold Out!
If you ever needed a record to re-remind you of the genius of Jackie McLean, this Blue Note classic may well be it! At first glance, the session appears to be the usual sort of date – a quintet outing, with help from Donald Byrd on trumpet, Walter Davis on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Jackie McLeanTippin' The Scales (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1962/1984. New Copy ... $19.99
A sweet little quartet from Jackie McLean – a later entry into his bop-level sets for Blue Note, recorded right before his "new thing" years! The album never got a proper release back in the 60s, and only first saw the light of day two decades later – but it's a real cooker ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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Tim McNamaraEarth Sign ... CD
Blujazz, 2003/2004. Used ... $3.99
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(Initials in pen on CD.)

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New Marian McPartlandOn 52nd Street ... CD
Savoy/Atlantic, 1953. Used ... $8.99
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(Out of print.)

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New Marian McPartlandPlays The Music Of Alec Wilder ... CD
Jazz Alliance, 1973. Used ... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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New Marian McPartland & Willie PickensAin't Misbehavin' ... CD
Concord, 2001. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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Joe McPheeSonic Elements – For Trumpet & Alto Saxophone ... CD
Clean Feed (Portugal), 2013. New Copy Gatefold ... $14.99
The title really gets things right here – as Joe McPhee is in some of his most sonic territory – really working sometimes at a level that's way beyond music, yet still managing to bring a strong sense of soul to the set too! The album begins with "Episode One", dedicated to ... read more CD

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Joe McPhee & Ingebrigt Haker-FlatenBrooklyn DNA ... CD
Clean Feed (Portugal), 2012. New Copy Gatefold ... $9.99
Not just a great duo set between reedman Joe McPhee and bassist Ingebrigt Haker Flaten – but also a set that pays tribute to the rich legacy of Brooklyn jazz from the 40s onward – pulling together strands of influences from Sonny Rollins, Don Cherry, Dewey Redman, and others! McPhee ... read more CD

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New Joe McPhee, Lisle Ellis & Paul PlimleySweet Freedom – Now What? ... CD
Hat Hut (Switzerland), 1994. Used ... $16.99
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(Out of print.)

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MD 2020In Your Dreams ... CD
Geojazz, 2006. Used ... $4.99
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New MeadowBlissful Ignorance ... CD
Edition, 2011. Used ... $8.99
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Brad MehldauElegiac Cycle ... CD
Warner, 1999. Used ... $4.99
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(Punch through barcode & promotional stamp on CD.)

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New Myra MelfordNow & Now ... CD
Enemy, 1991. Used ... $11.99
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(Out of print.)

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Gil MelleQuadrama ... CD
Prestige (Japan), Mid 50s. New Copy ... $22.99
Sublime work from one of the true originals of 50s jazz! Gil Melle was a baritonist – but with a sound and approach that was completely unique – very different than bigger names on the instrument, like Jimmy Giuffre or Pepper Adams. He had an icy touch that was surprising for the ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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Melodic Artet (Brackeen/Abdullah/Parker/Blank/WateMelodic Artet ... CD
No Business (Lithuania), 1974. New Copy ... $18.99
A genius group from the glory days of the New York avant scene of the 70s – yet one who haven't been nearly as well-documented as some of their contemporaries! The lineup here is legendary – a quintet with Charles Brackeen on tenor, flute, and soprano sax, Ahmed Abdullah on trumpet, ... read more CD

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Vince MendozaEpiphany ... CD
Zebra, 1997. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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New Mezz MezzrowAmericans Swinging In Paris ... CD
EMI (France), 1955. Used ... $14.99
Reissue of a rare French session by Mezz – recorded in 1955 with a group that includes Milton Sealey on piano, Peanuts Holland and Guy Longnon on trumpet, Maxim Saudry on clarinet, Eddie De Hass on bass, and Kansas Fields on drums. A number of tracks are quite long – longer than usual ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Mezz Mezzrow & Sidney BechetKing Jazz Story Vol 2 – 1945 to 1946 – Gone Away Blues ... CD
Storyville (Sweden), Mid 40s. Used ... $18.99
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(Out of print.)

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Bingo Miki & Tatsuya TakahashiScandinavian Suite (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Think (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... $28.99
A really cool blend of jazz and electronics – done up in some of the ambitious modes of composer Bingo Miki's other work, yet with a style that's a lot more straight ahead overall! The jazz component of the record is served up strongly by tenorist Tatsuya Takahashi – who leads a group ... read more CD
(Blu Spec CD.)

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Jerzy MilianBazaar (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Polskie Nagrania/GAD (Poland), 1969. New Copy ... $16.99
An incredible record from Jerzy Milian – easily one of the hippest vibes players in Europe in the 60s, and a key member of the Polish jazz scene that also included Krzystof Komeda and Tomasz Stanko! The album's an extremely evocative session that features Milian's vibes and marimba mostly in ... read more CD

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Dave Miller Trio with Rebecca DumaineBetter Than Anything ... CD
Summit, 2013. Used ... $8.99
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Harry MillerDifferent Times, Different Places ... CD
Ogun (UK), 1973/1976. New Copy ... $14.99
Sublime sounds from the late Harry Miller – material never issued during the course of his too-short life, but a great illustration of his really unique contribution to British jazz at the time! Miller's work on bass is wonderful throughout – very rich in feeling, and with a grounded ... read more CD

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New Lloyd MillerLifetime In Oriental Jazz ... CD
Jazzman (UK), 1960s/1970s/1980s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
An incredible anthology of some of the best ever material from 60s & 70s exotica jazz genius Lloyd Miller – a Lifetime In Oriental Jazz from the well travelled American jazzman – put together by unrivaled rare groove diggers at Jazzman! Lloyd Miller is a multi instrumentalist and ... read more CD

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New Lloyd Miller & The HeliocentricsLloyd Miller & The Heliocentrics (OST) ... CD
Strut (UK), 2010. Used ... $8.99
A gem from the great Lloyd Miller – backed by modern Brit jazz funk maestros The Heliocentrics – and a credit to the legacies of all involved! Miller has worked timeless, hypnotic magic on an array of Middle Eastern and Asian instrumentation throughout his career, here playing piano, ... read more CD

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Marcus MillerSuddenly ... CD
Warner (Japan), 1983. New Copy ... $13.99
Big ol' bass from Marcus Miller – but also some sweet keyboards and great vocals too – all wrapped up in a set that's really got Miller at the height of his powers! Marcus wonderfully skirts the worlds of soul and fusion for the record – and mostly creates a tight groove on his ... read more CD
Also available Suddenly ... LP 9.99

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New Jack MillmanCalifornia Jazz – Jack Millman & His Hollywood Allstars ... CD
MVD, 1958/1959. Used ... $6.99
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New Jack MillmanJack Millman & His All Stars ... CD
Fresh Sound (Spain), 1955. Used ... $8.99
All stars is right! Fluegelhorn and trumpet player Jack Millman hasn't had very many opportunities to lay sets down as a leader, and used this mid 50s opportunity to it's most ambitious possibility by enlisting the greatest, best known West Coast players of the day! Millman recruited Jimmy ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Stu MindemanIn Your Waking Eyes – Poems By Langston Hughes ... CD
Stu Mindeman, 2013. Used ... $1.99
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Kosuke Mine2nd Album (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Think (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A great album from one of the greatest Japanese reedmen of the 70s – a player who's not that well known on our shores, but who served up a run of great little records like this at the time! Kosuke Mine has this sound that's sharp, but extremely fluid too – a way of running fast with ... read more CD
(Blu-spec CD.)

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New Neal MinerSweet Tooth ... CD
Gut String, 2010. Used ... $8.99
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Charles MingusBlues & Roots ... CD
Atlantic, 1960. Used ... $3.99
One of Mingus' classic sessions from the middle period – a legendary blending of jazz with bluesy gospel touches, in a mode that seemed to move away from the politics of some of the late 50s years, and open up his work to a whole new audience! The band is an all-star ensemble all the way ... read more CD

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Charles MingusCharles Mingus & Friends In Concert ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1973. Used 2CD ... $19.99
Mingus live is always a treat – especially in these later years, when the fire seemed to go out of most of his studio recordings. Live, though, he always managed to kick it hard - with the sort of emotion that graced his strong early albums. And despite the fact that this one's conducted by ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi. In a Japanese double CD case.)

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New Charles MingusCharles Mingus Quintet plus Max Roach ... CD
Debut/OJC, 1955. Used ... $6.99
One of Charles Mingus' greatest albums from the early days – and a record that shows him making the shift into the groundbreaking style that would characterize his excellent work of the late 50s! The group features Mal Waldon on piano, George Barrow on tenor, Eddie Bert on trombone, and Max ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Charles MingusClown ... CD
Atlantic, 1957. Used ... $6.99
Stunning stuff – and one of the greatest Charles Mingus albums of all time – a true treasure recorded in that magical year of 1957, when Mingus was finally finding his strongest voice in modern music! The album's near-perfect from start to finish – as bold a statement in jazz as ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Charles MingusJazz Workshop Concerts 1964/1965 (7CD set) ... CD
Mosaic, 1964/1965. New Copy 7 CDs ... $118.99 119.00
Key moments in the career of Charles Mingus – all recorded during the crucial years of 1964 and 1965, and featuring the first-time release of a fair bit of live material too! The set represents the first full presentation of recordings that have appeared piecemeal on a handful of obscure ... read more CD

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Charles MingusLet My Children Hear Music (plus bonus track) ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, 1973. Used ... $5.99
One of the last great records by Charles Mingus – a set of extremely compelling original compositions, played by a fresh group of younger players, plus a few older masters! The record's got a fire and sense of emotion that's missing from a number of other 70s Mingus sessions – and it's ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Charles MingusLet My Children Hear Music/Charles Mingus & Friends In Concert ... CD
Columbia/BGO (UK), 1972/1973. New Copy 3CD ... $21.99
A pair of 70s giants from Charles Mingus – some of his best material of the decade! First up is Let My Children Hear Music – one of the last great records by Charles Mingus – a set of extremely compelling original compositions, played by a fresh group of younger players, plus a ... read more CD

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Charles MingusMingus Dynasty (plus bonus track) ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, 1960. Used ... $5.99
Brilliant work by Mingus – recorded right around the same time as his legendary Mingus Ah Um album for Columbia! The group features some of Mingus' best sidemen – like Booker Ervin, Jimmy Knepper, John Handy, and Roland Hanna – and the tracks have that wild mix of emotion, tight ... read more CD

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New Charles MingusMingus In Europe Volume 1 ... CD
Enja (Germany), 1964. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Great recordings from Mingus' important 1964 tour of Europe – recorded in Germany in April of the year, with a group that features Eric Dolphy, Jaki Byard, Clifford Jordan, and Dannie Richmond. The sophistication of the group shows Mingus at a high point – working beautifully with ... read more CD

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Charles MingusMusic Written For Monterey 1965 Not Heard – Played In Its Entirety At UCLA ... CD
Mingus Music/Sunnyside, 1965. Used 2CDs ... Just Sold Out!
A rare rare landmark from Charles Mingus – music written for the 1965 Monterey festival, but (as the title indicates) not played at the festival! The recording was done later, at UCLA, with a group that includes Charles McPherson, Julius Watkins, Jimmy Owens, Hobart Dotson, and Howard ... read more CD
(In the original slipcase, too.)

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Charles MingusThis Is Jazz 6 – Charles Mingus ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, Late 50s. Used ... $1.99
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New Charles Mingus & Langston HughesWeary Blues ... CD
Verve, 1958. Used ... $16.99
A landmark meeting of two talents! This rare session has the poet Langston Hughes reading his own jazz-based work, set to arrangements by Charles Mingus, with additional work by Horace Parlan. Hughes' voice is incredible – a bit frail, with a wispy integrity that really opens up his own ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Charles Mingus with Eric DolphyCornell 1964 ... CD
Blue Note, 1964. Used 2CD ... $13.99
A real musical discovery – not just for the fact that the CD represents a previously-unreleased concert by Charlies Mingus – but also because the sounds and styles here offer up a version of Mingus that's almost more adventurous than some of his other albums of the time! The sextet ... read more CD

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New Charles Mingus with Jackie Paris, The Gordons, etcDebut Rarities Vol 4 ... CD
Debut/OJC, 1952/1953. Used ... $8.99
A very rare slice of work from Charles Mingus – sides recorded for his Debut label that featured vocalists in the lead! Backing is by Mingus-led combos on all tracks – but the presence of singers makes for a great change in the music – not a sleepy, torch jazz vocal style – ... read more CD

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New Charles Mingus/Jimmy KnepperDebut Rarities Vol 1 (Charles Mingus Octet/Jimmy Knepper Quintet) ... CD
Debut/OJC, 1953/1957. Used ... $8.99
Two rare slices of Charles Mingus from the 50s – back to back on a single CD! First up is a Charles Mingus Octet session, originally released as a 10" LP – and a date that shows some of the first complicated orchestrations from the legendary bassist! The music here already has ... read more CD

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New Mingus Big BandLive In Time ... CD
Dreyfus (Canada), 1996. Used 2CD ... $5.99
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(Out of print.)

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New Mingus Big BandQue Viva Mingus ... CD
Dreyfus, 1997. Used ... $5.99
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Chieli MinucciSweet On You ... CD
Shanachie, 2000. Used ... $6.99
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New Blue MitchellAfrican Violet/Summer Soft ... CD
Impulse, 1977/1978. Used 2CD ... $9.99
Overlooked greatness from trumpeter Blue Mitchell – two 70s albums back to back! African Violet is sweet electric funk from Blue – recorded in a warm, largely arranged style that's reminiscent of the best Freddie Hubbard fusion work from the 70s – but which has an even tighter ... read more CD

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New Blue MitchellBantu Village ... CD
Blue Note/Soul Brother (UK), 1969. New Copy ... $16.99
One of the funkiest albums ever on Blue Note – a set that mixes the trumpet talents of Blue Mitchell with some killer backings from Monk Higgins – all in a groove that more gritty edges than the best funky soundtracks of the time! Higgins keeps the backings full, but always quite lean ... read more CD
Also available Bantu Village ... LP 39.99

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Blue MitchellBlue Soul ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1959. New Copy ... $6.99
A strong early winner from Blue – recorded with an all-star group that includes Curtis Fuller, Jimmy Heath, Wynton Kelly, Sam Jones, and Philly Joe Jones. Mitchell's not necessarily the leader – Benny Golson and Jimmy Heath handled the arrangements – but the group overall is ... read more CD
(CD case has a cutout hole.)

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Blue MitchellBring It Home To Me ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... $18.99
Genius work from trumpeter Blue Mitchell – one of his most solid sides as a leader from the 60s, and a well-deserved treasure in the Blue Note catalog! The album's quite different than the straight soul jazz of Blue's early days on Riverside – or the more arranged dates of the late 60s ... read more CD
(SHM CD pressing!)

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Blue MitchellHeads Up! (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... $19.99
One of the first albums to feature the trumpet of Blue Mitchell in a larger group – a really great move that let his soulful horn really come to the lead! Blue sounds wonderful here – soaring out in front of larger charts from Duke Pearson, Jimmy Heath, Don Pickett, and Melba Liston ... read more CD
(SHMCD.)
Also available Heads Up! ... LP 14.99

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Blue MitchellMany Shades Of Blue ... CD
Mainstream/P-Vine (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $28.99
Sweet electric 70s funk from Blue Mitchell – blowing here in some of the hippest arrangements of his career! Blue's trumpet alone is always pretty darn great, but for this album he's working with arranger Dave Matthews – who gives the tunes fierce groove that mixes vamping guitars with ... read more CD

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Nicole MitchellArc Of O ... CD
Rogue Art (France), 2012. New Copy ... $15.99
One of the most ambitious sets we've heard from Nicole Mitchell – a really unique mixing of modes that features a core Chicago group coming into play with the Arche New Music Ensemble! The initial group features Nicole on flute, vocals, and electronics – with Mwata Boden on baritone ... read more CD

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Nicole Mitchell & Joelle LeandreSisters Where ... CD
Rogue Art (France), 2014. New Copy ... $15.99
A beautiful combination of flute and bass – the former from Nicole Mitchell, the latter from Joelle Leandre – both players who really open up in the space of a spare record like this! Leandre's got a very lyrical, spiritual tone to her instrument – but also lots of sharp edges ... read more CD

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Nicole Mitchell's Ice CrystalAquarius ... CD
Delmark, 2013. New Copy ... $11.99 15.99
An amazing new setting for the flute of Nicole Mitchell – the ultra-cool Ice Crystal quartet, which features sublime interplay between Mitchell and vibist Jason Adasiewicz! The blend of vibes and flute is mindblowing – and used here with the sense of space, soul, and sound that you'd ... read more CD

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Roscoe MitchellOld/Quartet Sessions ... CD
Nessa, 1967/1975. Used 2 CDs ... $16.99
The stellar and rare Roscoe Mitchell recordings from the early years of the AACM – with all of the material from Nessa's mid 70s release as Old/Quartet – plus an incredible second disc featuring additional material that we've only seen in Nessa's great Art Ensemble 1967/68 box set! All ... read more CD

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Roscoe MitchellRoscoe Mitchell Quartet – Live At A Space 1975 (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Sackville, 1975. New Copy ... $11.99 16.99
One of Roscoe Mitchell's greatest albums from the 70s – a record that easily matches, if not beats, his classic recordings for Delmark and Nessa! Like those sets, there's a perfect sense of clarity here – the best essence of the AACM scene, taken to its most adventurous level by Roscoe ... read more CD

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Mitchell-Ruff TrioAfter This Message ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the most interesting records from the duo of Dwike Mitchell and Willie Ruff – thanks to the addition of the great percussionist Helicio Milito on drums! Helcio worked with the Tamba Trio, and has a very groovy sense of rhythm that works great with the inventive piano of Mitchell and ... read more CD

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Miyumi ProjectLive In Poland ... CD
Southport, 2007. Used ... $7.99
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Miyumi Project Big BandRe Rooted ... CD
Asian Improv/Southport, 2006. Used ... $9.99
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Miyumi Project Big BandRooted – Origins Of Now ... CD
Jazz Institute Chicago, 2001. Used ... $5.99
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New Hank MobleyFar Away Lands ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... $18.99
A real treasure from the great tenorist Hank Mobley – and a record that shows him really opening up his sound in his later years at Blue Note! The album's got some key rhythmic elements that come both from the drumming of Billy Higgins and piano of Cedar Walton – both players who bring ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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Hank MobleyFlip ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Late work by tenor giant Hank Mobley – and a really unique session that stands out from his other Blue Note work of the time! The set was recorded in Paris with an ultra-hip lineup – one that features Dizzy Reece on trumpet and Slide Hampton on trombone – both fresh players ... read more CD
(SHM CD pressing!)

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Hank MobleyHank Mobley's Message ... CD
Prestige (Japan), 1956. New Copy ... $22.99
Hank Mobley's message is mighty darn clear here – ringing out loud and true, with that tone that made Hank one of the most exciting new tenor talents of the time! The album captures Mobley in his pre-Blue Note years, but Hank already has a strength and vision as a leader to match his solo ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)
Also available Hank Mobley's Message (Japanese pressing) ... CD 19.99

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Hank MobleyHank Mobley's Message (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Prestige/Victor (Japan), Late 50s. Used ... $19.99
Hank Mobley's message is mighty darn clear here – ringing out loud and true, with that tone that made Hank one of the most exciting new tenor talents of the time! The album captures Mobley in his pre-Blue Note years, but Hank already has a strength and vision as a leader to match his solo ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Hank Mobley's Message ... CD 22.99

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Hank MobleyHank Mobley's Second Message (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Prestige (Japan), 1956. Used ... $19.99
A strong second message from the mighty Hank Mobley – easily one of our favorite tenor talents of all time, sounding really wonderful here in a pre-Blue Note session for Prestige Records! The format's a bit looser than some of Hank's more famous dates from the late 50s or early 60s, but ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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Hank MobleyHi Voltage ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
An extremely well-titled set from the legendary Hank Mobley – one of his key Blue Notes of the 60s, and an album that glides along with an undeniable sense of joy, life, and soul! Mobley's really opening up his groove at this point – moving way beyond standard hard bop and soul jazz ... read more CD
(SHMCD.)
Also available Hi Voltage ... LP 9.99

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Hank MobleyNo Room For Squares (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1963. Used ... Just Sold Out!
No room for squares with grooves this great – a classic Hank Mobley session from the mid 60s, and one that really shows the growth in his style at the time! The work's still strongly in a hardbop style, but modal elements are definitely creeping into the mix – a bolder sense of rhythm ... read more CD
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Hank MobleyPoppin ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1957. New Copy ... $18.99
A rare gem from Hank Mobley's initial late 50s run at Blue Note – a session recorded by the label in 1957, but unissued at the time! The quality of the set is right up there with Hank's best from the period – presented here in full album format, and the mix of searing hardbop and ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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New Hank MobleyThinking of Home (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1970/1980. New Copy ... $15.99
One of Hank Mobley's last recordings for Blue Note, and a record that really shows him stretching it out – hitting territory hardly imagined on his earlier hardbop sides! The album's still somewhat inside, but the overall feel is much more spacious than before – a sound that has some ... read more CD

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New Hank MobleyThird Season (Japanese pressing – with bonus track) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1967/1980. New Copy ... $15.99
One of those rare treasures that was recorded by Blue Note in the 60s, but not issued at the time – a great late Hank Mobley set from 1967 that only saw the light of day in 1980! The album's got Hank really opening things up – using some of those more inventive rhythms and articulate ... read more CD

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New Hank MobleyWorkout ... CD
Blue Note, 1962. Used ... $4.99
Hank Mobley was a genius – as you'll hear on this incredible hardbop session from the 60s! He never made a bad album, and even when playing straight, he had a sheer raw power that made every moment rich with excitement! This session's got a great lineup that features Grant Green on guitar, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Workout (RVG remaster edition) ... CD 8.99

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Hank MobleyWorkout (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1962. New Copy ... $8.99 11.98
Hank Mobley was a genius – as you'll hear on this incredible hardbop session from the 60s! He never made a bad album, and even when playing straight, he had a sheer raw power that made every moment rich with excitement! This session's got a great lineup that features Grant Green on guitar, ... read more CD
Also available Workout ... CD 4.99

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Modern Jazz DisciplesRight Down Front ... CD
New Jazz (Japan), 1960. Used ... $16.99
One of those great obscure moments in the Prestige Records catalog of the 60s – a record by a really obscure local group, and not just another set in the studio by one of the bigger names of the time! The combo hail from Cinnicinnatti, and feature Curtis Peagler on tenor and alto sax – ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing, includes obi.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetBest Of Modern Jazz Quartet ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), Mid 50s. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print.)
 
 



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