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New Manny AlbamJazz Goes To The Movies ... LP
Impulse, 1962. Used Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Swinging jazz versions of "Exodus", "Paris Blues", "La Dolce Vita", "Majority Of One", "El Cid", "Slowly", and others. LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black label mono A-19 pressing. Side 1 has a mark that clicks a bit on track one. Cover has some wear, a partially split top seam, and some stains inside the gatefold.)

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Albert AylerLive In Greenwich Village – The Complete Impulse Recordings ... CD
Impulse, 1966. Used 2CD ... $9.99
Essential stuff! This 2 CD set includes the entirety of Albert Ayler's Live In Greenwich Village album – plus a huge amount of previously unreleased live material, played by the Ayler group in New York, during 1966 and 1967. Ayler's brother Don is on trumpet, and other players include Joel ... read more CD
(Out of print. Digipack has some edge wear.)

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Albert AylerNew Grass ... CD
Impulse, 1968. Used ... $12.99
One of the last albums that Ayler ever recorded – and one of his most memorable! The record shows Ayler at the crossroads, filled with emotion and meaning, struggling to convey his message to a lager audience. At times, he takes a strange soul/jazz format to do so, and has tracks featuring ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Albert AylerNew Grass ... LP
Impulse, 1968. Used Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
One of the last albums that Ayler ever recorded – and one of his most memorable! The record shows Ayler at the crossroads, filled with emotion and meaning, struggling to convey his message to a lager audience. At times, he takes a strange soul/jazz format to do so, and has tracks featuring ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing. Cover has seam splitting.)
Also available New Grass ... CD 12.99

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New Gato BarbieriChapter Four – Alive In New York ... LP
Impulse, 1975. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Searing live work from Gato Barbieri – a brilliant little album that follows on the spirit of his other Latin America sessions for Impulse! The format here is similar to those studio outings – an organic blend of percussion, keyboards, and sax – all bubbling together in a highly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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New Gato BarbieriChapter One – Latin America ... CD
Impulse/Verve, 1973. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
We love this record! Although Gato Barbieri has put out a few snoozers in his career, this amazing first chapter of his Latin venture for Impulse is an incredible record throughout – one of the greatest Impulse sessions of the 70s! Gato returns to his native Argentina for the session – ... read more CD

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New Gato BarbieriChapter Three – Viva Emiliano Zapata ... CD
Impulse/Verve, 1974. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Amazing work from Gato Barbieri's legendary exploration of Latin American sounds for Impulse Records – a set that's heavy on Cuban influences, thanks to arrangements from the mighty Chico O'Farrill! The sound is sublime – a bit fuller than some of Gato's other albums in the run, but ... read more CD

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New Gato BarbieriChapter Three – Viva Emiliano Zapata ... LP
ABC/Impulse, 1974. Used Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Amazing work from Gato Barbieri's legendary exploration of Latin American sounds for Impulse Records – a set that's heavy on Cuban influences, thanks to arrangements from the mighty Chico O'Farrill! The sound is sublime – a bit fuller than some of Gato's other albums in the run, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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New Gato BarbieriChapter Two – Hasta Siempre ... CD
Impulse/Verve, 1973. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Chapter Two of Gato's Latin American trilogy – and like the first, a incredible set of tracks that features Gato's firey sax work engaging a complex series of Latin rhythms – recorded in LA, Rio and Buenos Aires! Some of the tracks on the record feature Brazilian influences – ... read more CD

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Count BasieCount Basie & The Kansas City Seven ... LP
Impulse, 1962. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Stripped-down Count Basie from the start of the 60s – a great little set that has the Count working with some of the best players from his larger group, in a session of even more intimate small combo material! The sounds here echo the Basie groove of the earlier years, but the overall ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s non-gatefold pressing, with liner notes on the inner sleeve. Cover has light wear and two stickers on the back.)

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New Count BasieRetrospective Sessions – Dedication Series Vol XI ... LP
Impulse, 1978. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
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(Cover has some wear, seam splitting, a Special sticker, and some pen inside the gatefold.)

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Count BasieStraight Ahead ... LP
Impulse, 1968. Near Mint- ... $2.99
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(80s pressing on MCA.)

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Louis BellsonThunderbird ... LP
Impulse, Early 60s. Very Good- Gatefold ... $1.99
Duke Ellington's drummer from the 50's leads a thunderous octet that includes Harry Edison on trumpet, Sam Most on alto, and Jim Cook on tenor. Bellson's drums are out front, and he kicks the group nice and hard through tracks like "Thunderbird", "Nails", "No More ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label ABC pressing. Cover has a cut corner, some wear, and a partially split top seam.)

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New Black NoteNothin' But The Swing ... CD
Impulse, 1995. Used ... Out Of Stock
A great little record that came out a few years ago and never got the success it deserved. The album's got a beautifully classic sound, and feels like one of the more melodic and lyrical sides from the Blue Note late 60s era – like stuff by Lee Morgan or Duke Pearson. This critically ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Art BlakeyAlbum Of The Year (Impulse) ... CD
Impulse, 1981. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Well, "album of the year" might be a hard claim to live up to – but this is a heck of a great record! The album's one of Blakey's real sleepers – cut years away from his time at Blue Note, with a fluid soulful approach that steps off his work at Prestige quite nicely. The ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Lawrence Brown's All-Stars With Johnny HodgesInspired Abandon ... LP
Impulse, Mid 60s. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Johnny Hodges sits in with trombonist Lawrence Brown and his all-star group that includes Harold Ashby on tenor, Ray Nance on coronet, Paul Gonsalves on tenor, and Cat Anderson on trumpet. As you'd expect, this set's got a strong swing vibe and a good Basie groove to it. Tracks are short, with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black label stereo pressing.)

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New Marion BrownThree For Shepp ... LP
Impulse, 1966. Used Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
An unbelievable recording! As Archie Shepp made his first album for Impulse a tribute to Coltrane, Marion Brown made his a tribute to Shepp – a wonderful lineage of avant talent in the 60s, stated boldly here, given Brown's amazing talent on the record! The album's filled with hard, soulful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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New Marion BrownVista ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1975. Used ... Out Of Stock
A strangely wonderful album from Marion Brown – quite different from his other work on Impulse, with a mellow electric edge that gives it a warm and laidback feel! The approach here is much more soulful than before – with finely crafted tunes that weave Brown's work on alto with ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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New Don Byas, Bud Powell, Jimmy Woode, & OthersAmericans In Europe Vol 2 ... LP
Impulse, 1963. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $6.99
If you read these pages often enough, you'll know that we're big fans of recordings made by American expatriot players while living in Europe during the 60's. The European rhythm sections often bring out new elements of their playing, and the interaction with European soloists hits modes that we ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black mono pressing. Cover has some light wear.)

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New Benny CarterFurther Definitions ... CD
Impulse, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A key later album from alto saxophonist Benny Carter – one that has him at the helm of a largeish group, but playing with a nicely focused sort of groove! In addition to Benny's alto, the record also features tenor sax from Charlie Rouse and Coleman Hawkins, plus one more alto from Phil ... read more CD
(Out of print first CD pressing. Cover image differs slightly.)
Also available Further Definitions (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 23.99

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New Benny CarterFurther Definitions ... LP
Impulse, 1961. Used ... Out Of Stock
A key later album from alto saxophonist Benny Carter – one that has him at the helm of a largeish group, but playing with a nicely focused sort of groove! In addition to Benny's alto, the record also features tenor sax from Charlie Rouse and Coleman Hawkins, plus one more alto from Phil ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s MCA pressing in a non-gatefold cover. Cover has a promo stamp, some wear. and stickers on back.)
Also available Further Definitions (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 23.99

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Benny CarterFurther Definitions (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1961. Used Gatefold ... $23.99
A key later album from alto saxophonist Benny Carter – one that has him at the helm of a largeish group, but playing with a nicely focused sort of groove! In addition to Benny's alto, the record also features tenor sax from Charlie Rouse and Coleman Hawkins, plus one more alto from Phil ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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New Alice ColtraneJourney In Satchidananda ... LP
Impulse, 1971. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $14.99 15.98
Arguably the most classic Alice Coltrane album on Impulse – and a strong group effort that features some great work from Pharoah Sanders! Coltrane leads two different small combos on the record – both with Sanders on saxes, plus either Cecil McBee or Charlie Haden on bass, and Rashied ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Alice ColtraneMonastic Trio ... LP
Impulse/Superior Viaduct, 1968. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $19.99
Early work by Alice Coltrane – somewhat under the shadow of her late husband, as you'd guess from the use of his name on the front cover – but really stepping out here with a voice of her own! The Monastic Trio of the set features Alice on harp and piano – alongside bass from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Alice ColtraneUniversal Consciousness (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Impulse/Verve, 1971. Used Gatefold ... $7.99
One of Alice Coltrane's most adventurous albums – a beautiful blend of organ, harp, percussion, and strings – much of which are transcribed for the album by Ornette Coleman! The most haunting aspect of the album is Alice's work on organ – spare, jagged, with a nascent soulful ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Alice ColtraneWorld Galaxy ... LP
Impulse, 1972. Used Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
One of Alice Coltrane's most ambitious albums of the early years – recorded with a full set of heavenly orchestrations! The core group features Alice on piano, organ, and harp – alongside Frank Lowe on saxes, Reggie Workman on bass, Leroy Jenkins on violin, and Ben Riley on drums. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing. Cover has some residue in one corner from an old sticker.)

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John ColtraneAfrica Brass Sessions Vol 2 ... LP
Impulse, 1961/1974. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $9.99
Excellent work from the same sessions that yielded Coltrane's massive Africa/Brass album – recorded in 1961, but not issued until the time of this 1974 release! The tracks feature Trane leading a group young modernists through a set of larger arranged charts, woven tightly together in a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing. Cover has some edge wear.)

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New John ColtraneBallads ... LP
Impulse, 1962. Very Good- ... $54.99
A perennial favorite in the John Coltrane catalog – a beautiful set of standards, handled in a warm laidback style – one that shows that Trane's groundbreaking group with Jimmy Garrison on bass, Elvin Jones on drums, and McCoy Tyner on piano could still express themselves with even more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange and black label mono pressing, with a Van Gelder stamp. Cover has peeling of the gloss finish and light wear.)
Also available Ballads (180 gram vinyl) ... LP 16.99

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John ColtraneBallads (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Impulse, 1961/1962. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $16.99
A perennial favorite in the John Coltrane catalog – a beautiful set of standards, handled in a warm laidback style – one that shows that Trane's groundbreaking group with Jimmy Garrison on bass, Elvin Jones on drums, and McCoy Tyner on piano could still express themselves with even more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ballads ... LP 54.99

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New John ColtraneBallads (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Impulse, 1961/1962. Used Gatefold (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A perennial favorite in the John Coltrane catalog – a beautiful set of standards, handled in a warm laidback style – one that shows that Trane's groundbreaking group with Jimmy Garrison on bass, Elvin Jones on drums, and McCoy Tyner on piano could still express themselves with even more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available
Ballads ... LP 54.99
Ballads (180 gram vinyl) ... LP 16.99

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John ColtraneClassic Quartet – Complete Impulse Studio Recordings ... CD
Impulse, Early/Mid 60s. Used 8CD Box ... $48.99
The classic quartet of John Coltrane, certainly the classic quartet of the 60s jazz scene and perhaps the classic jazz quartet of all time, compiled in one box set with all of their studio recordings! John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones set so many benchmarks for jazz with ... read more CD
(Out of print. In the very heavy original metal case!)

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New John ColtraneComplete 1961 Village Vanguard Recordings (4CD set) ... CD
Impulse, 1961. Used 4CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
4 discs worth of material recorded by Coltrane in a variety of settings at the Village Vanguard in November 1961! Eric Dolphy is included on most takes, and the bass chair is filled by either Jimmy Garrison or Reggie Workman, and on some takes both (!), McCoy Tyner is on piano, Elvin Jones is on ... read more CD

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John ColtraneConcert In Japan ... LP
Impulse, 1966/1973. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
A seminal set from John Coltrane – one of those amazing records that wasn't issued until a few years after his death – then blew folks' minds even further with the depths of his talents! The setting is a live performance in Japan from 1966 – a really open-ended, freewheeling, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label ABC pressing. Cover has some seam splitting.)

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John ColtraneCrescent (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Impulse, 1964. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99
Sharp-edged John Coltrane at his best – a record that we'd rank right up there with Love Supreme, and which is a key transition point in Coltrane's musical ideas! There's a very strong edge to Coltrane's tone here – and even on the mellower ballads, he plays with a sound not always ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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John ColtraneExpression ... LP
Impulse, 1967. Very Good Gatefold ... $29.99
The first Impulse album issued after the early death of John Coltrane – and one of his last sessions for the label as well! The record's got a somber, introspective quality that almost hints at the darkness to come – a new way of reaching the spiritual planes that Coltrane was striving ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black label stereo pressing, with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has a split top seam.)

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John ColtraneGentle Side Of John Coltrane ... CD
Impulse/GRP, Early 60s. Used ... $1.99
A mellow set of ballads, taken mostly from Trane's first few years at Impulse – in various formations that have him working with his classic quartet, plus guests like Johnny Hartman, Eric Dolphy, or Duke Ellington. Titles include "Soul Eyes", "What's New", "Dear ... read more CD

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New John ColtraneImpulse Story ... CD
Impulse, 1960s. Used ... $1.99
In many ways, the Impulse Story is also The Coltrane Story – as the label helped John Coltrane attain rich new freedoms in his music, and Coltrane helped pave the way for some key new talents to come to the label! Working here in his post-Prestige, post-Atlantic period, Coltrane's hitting ... read more CD
(Small cutout hole through case.)

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New John ColtraneInfinity ... CD
Impulse, 1965/1972. Used ... Just Sold Out!
The John Coltrane sound stretching out to Infinity – beautifully collaborating core spiritual sounds recorded when The Great One was still alive, and later string passages done by Alice Coltrane in the early 70s! The initial tracks are very open and almost easygoing – not the full-on ... read more CD

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New John ColtraneInfinity ... LP
Impulse, 1965/1972. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The John Coltrane sound stretching out to Infinity – beautifully collaborating core spiritual sounds recorded when The Great One was still alive, and later string passages done by Alice Coltrane in the early 70s! The initial tracks are very open and almost easygoing – not the full-on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New John ColtraneInterstellar Space ... CD
Impulse, 1967/1974. Used ... Just Sold Out!
One of the greatest recordings ever made by John Coltrane in his late years – a spare set of duets with drummer Rashied Ali, recorded in 1967, but never issued until after his death! Trane and Ali play in a free spiritualist mode, with no other accompaniment – making for a very unique ... read more CD

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John ColtraneKulu Se Mama ... LP
Impulse, 1966. Very Good Gatefold ... $16.99
One of our favorite albums ever from John Coltrane – but a record that's sometimes eclipsed by the genius of A Love Supreme! The feel here is very similar to that one – long tracks that introduce a new mode of searching, spiritual jazz for the 60s – one that's performed by a core ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label ABC pressing. Cover has ring & edge wear.)

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John ColtraneLiving Space ... CD
Impulse, Mid 60s. Used ... $6.99
Brilliant work from Coltrane – recorded in the 60s, but not issued until the late 70s, and only then, not properly in print until the release of this great package! The material is classic Coltrane Quartet sessions – with McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison, and Elvin Jones working with Trane ... read more CD
(Digipack has some light edge wear.)

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New John ColtraneLove Supreme ... CD
Impulse, 1964. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A classic – and virtually the blueprint for all spiritual soul jazz recordings of the 70s! John Coltrane's at a perfect point here – balanced between the modal hardbop of earlier years, and the freer soloing of his last few recordings. He links the traditions together with a majestic ... read more CD
Also available Love Supreme (180 gram vinyl) ... LP 16.99

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New John ColtraneLove Supreme ... LP
Impulse, 1964. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A classic – and virtually the blueprint for all spiritual soul jazz recordings of the 70s! John Coltrane's at a perfect point here – balanced between the modal hardbop of earlier years, and the freer soloing of his last few recordings. He links the traditions together with a majestic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black label stereo pressing, with Van Gelder stamp! Glossy cover is in nice shape.)
Also available Love Supreme (180 gram vinyl) ... LP 16.99

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New John ColtraneLove Supreme – Deluxe Edition (2CD Set) ... CD
Impulse, 1964. Used 2CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A classic – and virtually the blueprint for all spiritual soul jazz recordings of the 70s! Trane's at a perfect point here – balanced between the modal hardbop of earlier years, and the freer soloing of his last few recordings. He links the traditions together with a majestic sense of ... read more CD
(Includes original slipcase.)

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New John ColtraneLove Supreme (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Impulse, 1964. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $16.99
A classic – and virtually the blueprint for all spiritual soul jazz recordings of the 70s! John Coltrane's at a perfect point here – balanced between the modal hardbop of earlier years, and the freer soloing of his last few recordings. He links the traditions together with a majestic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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John ColtraneOffering – Live At Temple University ... CD
Impulse/Resonance, 1966. New Copy 2CD ... $24.99 26.99
Lost genius from the great John Coltrane – a never-issued set, but one that's attained legendary status over the years – thanks to its placement in the Impulse Records vaults! The performance is amazing – filled with soul and spirit, and so much searching that at one famous point ... read more CD

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New John ColtraneOffering – Live At Temple University (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Impulse/Resonance, 1966. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Lost genius from the great John Coltrane – a never-issued set, but one that's attained legendary status over the years – thanks to its placement in the Impulse Records vaults! The performance is amazing – filled with soul and spirit, and so much searching that at one famous point ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand numbered, limited edition of 2000 copies – with an insert and special collector postcards too!)
Also available Offering – Live At Temple University ... CD 24.99

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New John Coltrane & Johnny HartmanJohn Coltrane & Johnny Hartman ... LP
Impulse, 1963. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A landmark album of vocal jazz – and one of the few sessions that John Coltrane ever cut with a singer! In a way, the album's more Hartman's than it is Coltrane's – given that Johnny's warm, mellow style of singing isn't as free and open as Trane at his most adventurous – but at ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing. Cover has some light wear, some peeling of the gloss on the back, and center splits on the top and bottom seams.)

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New John Coltrane & Johnny HartmanJohn Coltrane & Johnny Hartman ... CD
Impulse, 1963. Used ... Out Of Stock
A landmark album of vocal jazz – and one of the few sessions that John Coltrane ever cut with a singer! In a way, the album's more Hartman's than it is Coltrane's – given that Johnny's warm, mellow style of singing isn't as free and open as Trane at his most adventurous – but at ... read more CD
(BMG Direct pressing. Digipack has some edge wear.)

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New Jack DeJohnette's Special EditionAudio Visualscapes ... LP
Impulse, 1988. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
With Mick Goodrick, Greg Osby, Lonnie Plaxico, and Gary Thomas. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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New Jack DeJohnette's Special EditionIrresistible Forces ... CD
MCA/Impulse, 1987. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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New Gil EvansOut Of The Cool ... CD
Impulse, 1961. Used ... $7.99
A pivotal session for Gil Evans – one that brought his genius to the American public strongly and successfully, without the help of Miles Davis! Sure, Gil had recorded albums as a leader before this one – but the sparkling quality of this set is right up there with the charts he ... read more CD

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Gil Evans/Gary McFarlandDedication Series IX – The Great Arrangers (Out Of The Cool/Profiles) ... LP
Impulse, 1960/1966. Sealed 2LP Gatefold ... $3.99
A great 2LP set – with two classic albums on Impulse! First is Gil Evans' Out Of The Cool – a pivotal session for Gil – one that brought his genius to the American public strongly and successfully, without the help of Miles Davis! Sure, Gil had recorded albums as a leader before ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout mark and a gold promo stamp in one corner.)

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New Dizzy GillespieSwing Low, Sweet Cadillac ... LP
Impulse, 1967. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A brilliant album of Latiny grooves from Diz! The record takes off from the soulful/modal mood of the early 60s groups with Lalo Schifrin and Kenny Barron – and features a young Mike Longo crafting some fantastic lines on piano, stretched out over tight rhythms on electric bass and drums, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing.)

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New Charlie HadenLiberation Music Orchestra ... CD
Impulse, 1969. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the most beautiful albums that Charlie Haden ever recorded – and if he only ever appeared on one record in his life, we'd still love him tremendously for this one! The album has a feel that's very much in keeping with both the "liberation" and "orchestra" in the ... read more CD

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New Charlie Haden & Jim HallCharlie Haden/Jim Hall ... CD
Blue Note/Impulse, 1990. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Beautiful duets between guitarist Jim Hall and bassist Charlie Haden – recorded here in a previously-unissued live date from 1990 – with sublime sound throughout! Both players really open up when given the right sort of space – and find wonderful harmony together here – ... read more CD

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New Chico HamiltonEl Chico ... LP
Impulse, 1965. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Amazing, simply amazing – and light years ahead of the staid sounds that Chico Hamilton was cutting in the 50s! Hamilton's one of those players who has an amazing range to his music – almost all of it really incredible, as Chico always shifts things up over time – continually ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black label stereo pressing. Cover has some flaking along the opening.)

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New Chico HamiltonFurther Adventures Of El Chico ... LP
Impulse, 1966. Used Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Massively groovy work from Chico Hamilton – one of his standout swingers for Impulse Records in the 60s, and a set that really showcases all the changes in music he'd made for the decade! The set features some wonderful reed work from Jerome Richardson and Charlie Mariano, plus some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange and black label mono pressing. Cover has a lgiht stain and wrinkling on the bottom 4 inches.)

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Eddie HarrisEddie Who? (Impulse) ... CD
Impulse, 1986. Used ... $18.99
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(Out of print. Tray card and booklet have a cutout notch.)

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New Coleman HawkinsDesafinado ... LP
Impulse, 1964. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $16.99
The Hawk, in prime late form, lays down some beautiful tenor solos over gentle bossa nova accompaniment – working in a mode that's much more satisfying than just a "classic player meets bossa" session, angularly crafting the solos with that dark edge that he had in all of his later ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label 70s pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Coleman HawkinsReevaluations – The Impluse Years ... LP
Impulse, Early 60s. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $8.99
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(Cover has a cutout hole, some wear, and a small sticker.)

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New Coleman HawkinsWrapped Tight ... LP
Impulse, 1965. Used Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Great later Coleman Hawkins on Impulse – just the sort of deep-toned, soulfully-blown record that makes all his sessions for the label so great! Hawk's very firmly in the lead on that classic tenor of his – but the rest of the lineup keeps things swinging too – with Snooky Young ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing, in a mono cover with stereo stickers. Cover has some wear, a bit of marker on the back and some light stains inside the gatefold.)

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Roy Haynes QuartetOut Of The Afternoon ... LP
Impulse, 1962. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $22.99
Drummer Roy Haynes always brings something great to the table for any album he does as a leader – and this record is no exception! Here, the "added something" is the presence of Roland Kirk on reeds – offered a key early chance to express his most modern ideas in the freedom ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sky blue MCA/Impulse pressing, in a gatefold cover. Cover has a gold MCA stamp.)

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New Freddie HubbardArtistry of Freddie Hubbard ... CD
Impulse, 1962. Used ... Out Of Stock
A beautiful album that we'd rank as one of Freddie Hubbard's greatest recordings ever – a truly sublime set that's quite different than his Blue Note work of the 60s, and which really shows him emerging as a major talent on the trumpet! The set features a core sextet of key players – ... read more CD
(Hybrid SACD-DSD.)

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New Freddie HubbardBody & The Soul ... LP
Impulse, 1963. Very Good- Gatefold ... $29.99
A real standout in the early career of trumpeter Freddie Hubbard – a very unique session that has him working with some larger arrangements in the background – blowing these magical solos over the top, while still hitting a great edge with the rest of the musicians as well! There's a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black label mono pressing, with RVG stamp.)

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New Milt JacksonMemphis Jackson ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the grooviest albums ever from the legendary Milt Jackson – an upbeat, almost funky set of soul jazz tracks – played with some great grooves on the bottom! Those trademark Jackson vibes are firmly in place, but the setting is quite different from the staid sounds of the MJQ ... read more CD

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New Milt JacksonMemphis Jackson ... LP
Impulse, 1970. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the grooviest albums ever from the legendary Milt Jackson – an upbeat, almost funky set of soul jazz tracks – played with some great grooves on the bottom! Those trademark Jackson vibes are firmly in place, but the setting is quite different from the staid sounds of the MJQ ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original rainbow label pressing. Cover has some light wear.)

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Ahmad JamalAwakening ... CD
Impulse, 1970. Used ... $6.99
Pre-electric Jamal, but with the spiralling spiritual lyricism that he would later bring to his Fender Rhodes recordings. Tracks are very open-ended – a continuing growth of the lyrical exploration he first forged in the late 50s, expanding out to embrace the new freedom of the 70s, but ... read more CD

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New Ahmad JamalOutertimeinnerspace ... LP
Impulse, 1972. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A live set that features Ahmad on acoustic and electric piano, and which contains two long tracks – "Bogota" and "Extensions". The groove is fairly lively, with lots of long flowing solos from Ahmad, and nary a dull moment from Jamil Sulieman on bass and Frank Gant on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing. Top corners of the cover each have a sticker.)

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New Ahmad JamalPoinciana Revisisted – Ahmad Jamal At The Top (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Impulse/MCA (Japan), 1969. Used Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Wonderful open-ended Ahmad Jamal music from the end of the 60s – and a set that really shows his growth as a player at the time! The "revisited" in the title refers to Jamal's earlier success on Argo records with a recording of "Poinciana" – one that forever made ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Keith JarrettDeath & The Flower ... CD
Impulse, 1974. Used ... $6.99
Really wonderful early work from Keith Jarrett – a spiritually-driven session that's free from the cliches of his later work! The album's a spectacular group effort – one that has Jarrett playing piano, percussion, and sax – in an ensemble that also includes Dewey Redman, Charlie ... read more CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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New Keith JarrettDeath & The Flower ... LP
Impulse, 1974. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Really wonderful early work from Keith Jarrett – a spiritually-driven session that's free from the cliches of his later work! The album's a spectacular group effort – one that has Jarrett playing piano, percussion, and sax – in an ensemble that also includes Dewey Redman, Charlie ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Death & The Flower ... CD 6.99

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New Keith JarrettFort Yawuh ... LP
Impulse, 1973. Used Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Great Impulse work from Keith Jarrett – recorded at a time when he had a lot sharper edge than later years, and was really matching the spirit of some of the post-Coltrane generation players on the label! The date's a live one, and features some relatively extended tracks – tunes that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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New Keith JarrettMysteries/Shades ... CD
Impulse, 1976. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Great Impulse Records material from Keith Jarrett – almost overlooked, as it's from a time when most folks concentrate on his recordings for ECM! Mysteries is dark and moody work from Keith Jarrett – a record that builds strongly off his ensemble feeling of the Impulse years, but which ... read more CD

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New Keith JarrettMysteries/Shades ... CD
Impulse/BGO (UK), 1976. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Great Impulse Records material from Keith Jarrett – almost overlooked, as it's from a time when most folks concentrate on his recordings for ECM! Mysteries is dark and moody work from Keith Jarrett – a record that builds strongly off his ensemble feeling of the Impulse years, but which ... read more CD

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Keith JarrettShades ... LP
ABC/Impulse, 1976. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A lost gem from Keith's "with horns" period – a quintet session from the mid 70s, recorded with a group that features Dewey Redman on tenor, plus Charlie Haden on bass, Paul Motian on drums and percussion, and Guilherme Franco on additional percussion. The feel is a bit straighter ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some edge wear and a promo stamp.)

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New JJ JohnsonProof Positive ... LP
Impulse, 1964. Used Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Positive proof that JJ Johnson's one of the greatest trombone players ever – a sublime quartet session for Impulse Records, and one that features some of his most striking, stripped-down work of the 60s! The focus here is really on Johnson's amazing tone and timing – but the record ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing. Cover has a cutout notch and some wear.)

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Elvin Jones/Jimmy Garrison SextetIllumination! (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Impulse, 1963. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $12.99
An amazingly unique little group – one that kind of stepped in the Impulse Records back door from the Coltrane galaxy, but which features some very unique aspects overall! As the cover states, the ensemble's led by bassist Jimmy Garrison and drummer Elvin Jones – and also features ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Quincy JonesQuintessence ... CD
Impulse, 1961. Used ... $3.99
A very soulful set of big band material from Quincy Jones – recorded during that tight early 60s period when his arrangements just couldn't fail! The album's his only session for Impulse, and it's got a slightly deeper style than his work from the time for Mercury – a bit more ... read more CD
(More recent Impulse Originals pressing.)

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New Quincy JonesQuintessence ... CD
Impulse/MCA, 1961. Used ... Out Of Stock
A very soulful set of big band material from Quincy Jones – recorded during that tight early 60s period when his arrangements just couldn't fail! The album's his only session for Impulse, and it's got a slightly deeper style than his work from the time for Mercury – a bit more ... read more CD
(80s US pressing.)
Also available Quintessence ... CD 3.99

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New John KlemmerMagic & Movement ... LP
Impulse, 1973. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Excellent work by Klemmer – filled with the kind of fire and emotion that you don't get on many of his other records! The set was recorded live at two different venues – and it's a choppy slightly-funky batch of modal soul jazz tunes, with an approach that makes it feel like a lost ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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New Yusef Lateef1984 ... LP
Impulse, 1971. Very Good Gatefold ... $29.99
One of the great recordings that Yusef Lateef made when pianist Mike Nock was in his group. Nock, at this point, had a great rhythmic feel, and he gives Lateef's compositions a great modal sound that's similar to his work with the Three Out trio in Australia. Tracks include "Try Love", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black label mono A-84 pressing with Van Gelder stamp. Vinyl has a mark that clicks a bit on the title track.)

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New Yusef LateefClub Date ... LP
Impulse, 1964/1976. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of the greatest albums ever from Yusef Lateef – even if it's sometimes overlooked! The album was issued in the 70s, but it features material from the famous Live At Pep's concert in 1964 – but which didn't appear on that initial record. In fact, it's arguably a lot hipper than ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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New Yusef LateefLive At Pep's ... LP
Impulse, 1964. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Yusef Lateef's most fantastic records, and an album that grooves in a way that few of his other ones do. Recorded live in 1964, this material was part of the same session that comprised the classic Club Date LP, which included the track "Brother John" (not on this album). This ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing, in a great glossy cover!)

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Rob McConnellBoss Brass & Woods ... CD
MCA/Impulse, 1985. Used ... $11.99
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(Out of print. Original pressing.)

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New Rob McConnell & The Boss BrassAtras Da Porta ... CD
MCA/Impulse, 1983. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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(Out of print.)

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New Gary McFarland & Clark TerryTijuana Jazz ... LP
Impulse, Mid 60s. Very Good Gatefold ... $22.99
A very groooooovy set! This one has Gary working with his "& Co" ensemble – including here the 2 guitars of Barry Galbraith and Toots Thielemans, the fender bass of Bob Brookmeyer, and the trumpet work of Clark Terry and Joe Newman. The groove is jazzy Mexican – kind of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black label stereo pressing. Vinyl plays with a short click on side 1, tracks 5 & 6.)

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New Charles MingusMingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus ... LP
Impulse, 1963. Used Gatefold (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The title's exploding with Mingus, and the album is too – a completely classic effort for Impulse Records that's easily one of Charles' best of the 60s! Things are reigned in somewhat from the Mingus years at Atlantic or Candid, but the sound is still great – almost more focused than ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(90s pressing – 180 gram vinyl.)

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New Charles MingusMingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus (digipack version) ... CD
Impulse, 1963. Used ... Out Of Stock
The title's exploding with Mingus, and the album is too – a completely classic effort for Impulse Records that's easily one of Charles' best of the 60s! Things are reigned in somewhat from the Mingus years at Atlantic or Candid, but the sound is still great – almost more focused than ... read more CD

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New Oliver NelsonBlues & The Abstract Truth ... CD
Impulse, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the all-time classics of early 60s mainstream jazz – and a beautiful record that showcases writing and arranging talents of Oliver Nelson! Nelson had been bumping around a variety of sessions before this one – as a leader, sideman, and arranger – but it was with this album ... read more CD

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New Oliver NelsonBlues & The Abstract Truth (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1961. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the all-time classics of early 60's mainstream jazz – and a beautiful record that showcases writing and arranging talents of Oliver Nelson! Nelson had been bumping around a variety of sessions before this one – as a leader, sideman, and arranger – but it was with this ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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New Oliver NelsonKennedy Dream – A Musical Tribute To John F Kennedy ... LP
Impulse, 1964. Used Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A great little album – a lot better than you might think from the concept! After the death of JFK, Oliver Nelson penned this extremely strong tribute to the man – featuring snippets of speeches made by Kennedy during his time in office as president, used as bridges between jazz based ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing.)

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New Oliver NelsonOliver Nelson Plays Michelle ... LP
Impulse, 1966. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Very groovy stuff! Although the bulk of the material on this album is "pops meet jazz", in the hands of Oliver Nelson, it's transformed into something wonderful – with just the right blend of jazz to keep things lively. The arrangements have a nice off-kilter sound that works well ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing. Cover has a cutout hole. Vinyl has a click on a couple of tracks.)

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New Oliver Nelson & Steve AllenSoulful Brass ... LP
Impulse, 1968. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the grooviest records that Steve Allen ever cut – thanks largely to some hip arrangements from the mighty Oliver Nelson! The set's definitely a collaborative effort – especially as it's got a vibe that has Nelson really overtaking Allen's usual strong lead – still letting ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing. Cover has a promo stickers and some bubbles in the gloss along the spine.)

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New Oliver Nelson's Big BandLive From Los Angeles ... CD
Impulse, 1967. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A unique little outing for Oliver Nelson – one that breaks him out of the familiar territory of the studio, and puts him in a much more spontaneous live setting! Nelson's playing soprano sax on the album – using the instrument in an edgey way that has echoes of Coltrane, yet which also ... read more CD
(BMG club pressing. Front of digipack has a small dent in one corner and light wear.)

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New Chico O'FarrillNine Flags ... LP
Impulse, 1966. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Very groovy work from Chico – still very Latin at the core, but with lots of light 60s touches on top, ala the work of Gary McFarland, or some of the other groove-conscious arrangers for Verve and Impulse! Players on the set include Art Farmer, Clark Terry, JJ Johnson, Seldon Powell, and Pat ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black stereo pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Bill Plummer & The Cosmic BrotherhoodBill Plummer & The Cosmic Brotherhood ... LP
Impulse/Captain High (Germany), 1967. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $24.99
Incredibly great – and one of the best of the late 60s trippy jazz albums on Impulse! Bill Plummer plays electric sitar with the "Cosmic Brotherood", a group that includes Tom Scott on saxes and electronics, Carol Kaye on Fender bass, Milt Holland on tabla, and Mike Craden on a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Dewey RedmanEar Of The Behearer ... LP
Impulse, 1973. Used Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
One of the few albums as a leader recorded by Dewey Redman during the years of his strongest contributions to avant garde jazz – a post-Coltrane, post-Ayler session that's filled with touches of the spiritualism that can be found in the work of other Impulse labelmates, such as Marion Brown ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label ABC/Impulse pressing. Cover has some light wear.)

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New Sam RiversCrystals ... LP
Impulse, 1974. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $16.99
One of Sam Rivers' most striking albums for Impulse, a record that has him leading a fairly large group – working in an "orchestral context", as the notes on the cover say, but not really a jazz orchestra – more of a freewheeling avant ensemble, in the tradition of work by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and seam splitting.)
 
 



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