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Jackie McLeanHipnosis (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note/Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1967. New Copy (reissue).... $26.99
A pivotal record for Jackie McLean – a set that still has some of the spirit and lineup of his "new thing" years, but which also takes on a more spiritual vibe as well – clearly pointing the direction towards McLean's music in the 70s! The album's one of those unusual Blue ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jackie McLeanVertigo ... LP
Blue Note, 1963. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
Fantastic lost material from Jackie McLean! The set was recorded right before his "new thing" era – in the same period as the amazing Fickle Sonance album. And like that one, this features Jackie edging out towards modernist ideas, yet still swinging hard and fierce, with a firey ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Joe McPheeTrinity ... LP
CJR/Bo Weavil (UK), 1971. New Copy (reissue).... $24.99
One of Joe McPhee's strongest early albums – and a real breakthrough from his sound on Nation Time! The group here is a trio – with Mike Kull on electric and acoustic piano, and Harold E Smith on percussion – and the lack of a bass player gives the group an incredible sense of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Joe McPheeUnderground Railroad ... LP
CJR/Bo Weavil (UK), 1969. New Copy (reissue).... $24.99
Joe McPhee's first record – the start of an amazing legacy in jazz, even if the original pressing was only issued in a small number of copies! Even at this early stage, Joe's showing a strong musical vision – working in a style that moves off the New York avant scene of the 60s, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Joe McPhee & Chris CorsanoScraps & Shadows (with bonus download) ... LP
Roaratorio, 2012. New Copy .... $15.99
Amazing work from Joe McPhee – heard here in an unbridled setting that features only the drums of Chris Corsano for accompaniment! The set was recorded in the tiny Sugar Maple club in Milwaukee – and has Joe and Chris paying tribute to some of their big inspirations, both musically and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes free download.)

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Joe McPhee & Chris CorsanoUnder A Double Moon (with download) ... LP
Roaratorio, 2011. New Copy .... $14.99
A pairing of sax and trumpet player Joe McPhee and drummer Chris Corsano – recorded live in Paris on the duo's European tour in spring '10! McPhee's pedigree in improvisational music is as solid and uncompromisingly brilliant as just about any player we can think of – and his live work ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes MP3 album download.)

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Gil MellePatterns In Jazz (45rpm – 180gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note/Music Matters, 1956. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue).... $49.99
Incredible stuff – the only full length LP recorded by Gil Melle for Blue Note – after a series of groundbreaking 10" sessions during the early 50s! The album's got a sound that's almost impossible to describe – bringing Melle's modern baritone sax work into play with a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Amazing reissue pressing – done as a 2LP set, with heavy vinyl and cover, and played at 45rpm speed for extra-high fidelity!)

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Mighty MightySee The Light (with bonus CD) ... LP
Schema (Italy), 2013. New Copy .... $26.99
A great debut from an ultra-jazzy combo from the Finnish scene – one with the same sort of fire and crackle as the best groups on the Ricky Tick label! The tracks have a blend of 60s hardbop with some later soulful elements – and leader Kari Setala's got a mighty great touch on both ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus CD of the whole album – with bonus tracks not on the vinyl.)
Also available See The Light ... CD 19.99

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New Charles MingusCharles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus ... LP
Candid, 1960. New Copy (reissue).... Just Sold Out!
The title's an apt one, because after frustrations experienced working for Columbia and other labels, Mingus is finally allowed the freedom here to present his own ideas in all their unfettered glory – working with a bracingly tight quartet that features Eric Dolphy on alto and bass clarinet ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Charles MingusClown ... LP
Atlantic, 1957. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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Charles MingusJazz Experiments Of Charlie Mingus (remastered edition) ... LP
Bethlehem, 1954. New Copy (reissue).... $17.99 19.99
A pivotal album in the career of Charles Mingus – one that really has him honing his sound, and reaching for that trademark mix of modernism and raw emotion that set a whole generation on fire! The album's a lot more freewheeling than other Mingus material from the time – although ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Newly remastered version!)
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Jazz Experiments Of Charlie Mingus (remastered edition) ... CD 11.99
Jazz Experiments Of Charlie Mingus (remastered edition) ... CD 4.99

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Blue MitchellBantu Village ... LP
Blue Note, 1969. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Bantu Village ... CD 16.99

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New Nicole Mitchell Black Earth EnsembleIntergalactic Beings (Dusty Groove exclusive edition – with bonus art print) ... LP
FPE, 2014. New Copy .... $22.99
Mindblowing sounds from Chicago flute player Nicole Mitchell – a set of work inspired by the science fiction writings of Octavia Butler – with a striking style to match! Although the music has some arch qualities that live up to the darkness of Butler's writings, the performance here ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(A Dusty Groove exclusive deluxe edition – featuring a print from the animated art of Adebukola Bodunrin! Available at our Chicago store starting on April 19, 2014 – Record Store Day. Quantities EXTREMELY limited!)
Also available Intergalactic Beings ... CD 11.99

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New Roscoe Mitchell SextetSound ... LP
Delmark, 1966. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
One of the first bold statements to come from Chicago's AACM underground of the 60s – a tremendous debut effort from the young Roscoe Mitchell! The album's got a "sense of the new" feel that's as gripping as anything recorded by ESP or Impulse around the same time – a rule-bre ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Hank MobleyDippin' ... LP
Blue Note, 1965. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
One of Hank's most solid sessions from the mid 60's – recorded with a hard-biting lineup that has Lee Morgan, Harold Mabern, and Larry Ridley – coming together under Mobley's expansive style of the time! The record's a key turning point in his career – as Hank moves from a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hank MobleyNo Room For Squares (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Blue Note/Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1963. New Copy (reissue).... $26.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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New Hank MobleyThinking of Home ... LP
Blue Note, 1970. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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Modern Jazz QuartetLost Tapes – Germany 1956 to 1958 (180 gram pressing with download) ... LP
Jazz Haus (Germany), Late 50s. New Copy .... $26.99 29.99
Beautiful live recordings from the Modern Jazz Quartet – recorded in Germany in the late 50s, and featuring some especially great vibes from Milt Jackson! The recording quality is great on most cuts – and there seems to be an especially strong focus on Milt's contribution to the group ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Lost Tapes – Germany 1956 to 1958 ... CD 16.99

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Grachan Moncur IIIAco Dei De Madrugada (One Morning I Woke Up Very Early) ... LP
BYG/Actuel, 1969. New Copy Gatefold (reissue).... $9.99
Essential stuff – and one of a few albums recorded for BYG/Actual by trombonist Grachan Moncur III – some of his best work after his initial classics for Blue Note! The album features Moncur fronting a European rhythm section – performing one side of interpretations of Brazilian ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Grachan Moncur IIIEvolution (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note/Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1963. New Copy (reissue).... $26.99
Landmark material – one of Grachan Moncur's two classic albums for Blue Note, and a session that ranks as one of the best examples of the "new thing" moment in 60s jazz! Grachan's leading a sextet here that includes a number of players that he cut his teeth with in Jackie McLean's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Grachan Moncur IIISome Other Stuff (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Blue Note/Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1964. New Copy (reissue).... $26.99
A wonderful, wonderful, wonderful "new thing" jazz session from Blue Note – and proof that the avant garde in the 60s didn't necessarily have to resort to blowing their heads off to make fantastic music! Trombonist Grachan Moncur III organized the session – but like other key ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Thelonious MonkMisterioso (Riverside) ... LP
Riverside/OJC, 1958. New Copy (reissue).... $15.99 17.98
A key classic from Thelonious Monk's years at Riverside – and an album that's as compelling as its haunting title! The session features Thelonious working with a great quartet that includes Johnny Griffin on tenor, playing these wonderfully angular lines; Ahmed Abdul-Malik on bass, working ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Lee MorganSearch For The New Land (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note/Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1964. New Copy (reissue).... $26.99
A brilliant album that proves that even at the height of his success, Lee Morgan was one of the freest thinkers on Blue Note – always coming up with fresh ideas that continued to grow his talents! The first cut on the album is keep roof of that fact – the title track "Search For ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lee MorganSonic Boom ... LP
Blue Note, 1967/1979. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
Lost genius from trumpeter Lee Morgan – a session recorded for Blue Note in 1967, but not issued until the late 70s – and even then, only for a very short time! The session has Morgan moving into that wonderful last stage of his career – working in tight formation towards a sound ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lee MorganTaru ... LP
Blue Note, 1968/1980. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
Unreleased genius from Lee Morgan – a key session from the later years of his too-short life, but one that wasn't issued until nearly a decade after his death! The sound here is completely sublime – a mix of the best later Morgan modes – soulful, lyrical, and modal – played ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Lee MorganTom Cat ... LP
Blue Note, 1964. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
One of our top 5 favorite Blue Note records of all time – a bold and powerful session from trumpeter Lee Morgan, but one that sat in the vaults for 15 years before release! The session was recorded around the same time as Morgan's hit The Sidewinder (which eclipsed its release at the time) ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ramon MorrisSweet Sister Funk ... LP
Groove Merchant, 1973. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
One of the rarest albums on the Groove Merchant label – and one of the best! Ramon Morris has a sweet tone on the tenor that works very well with the electric piano in his tight little combo – grooving with a style that's like the best Black Jazz funk records of the time – mixing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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David MurrayDavid Murray Black Saint Quartet – Live In Berlin (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Jazzwerkstatt (Germany), 2007. New Copy Gatefold .... $24.99 29.99
Beautiful work from David Murray – a set that's perhaps a bit less polished than some of his other recent albums, but one that more than makes up for that with a richly soulful sound! The group has a loose, freewheeling feel at points – and Murray seems to ride their spirit strongly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sunny MurraySunshine (180 gram pressing) ... LP
BYG/Actuel, 1969. New Copy Gatefold (reissue).... $9.99
One of the most ambitious albums that Sunny Murray ever recorded – a set of large ideas and long explorations – performed here by a group of all-star avant players from the time! Murray's vision is wonderful here – even bolder and more expressive than on his work for ESP – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sunny Murray's Untouchable FactorApple Cores ... LP
Philly Jazz, 1978. New Copy (reissue).... $11.99
One of the hippest, tightest sessions ever recorded by drummer Sunny Murray – a large group set recorded with his Untouchable Factor group – a great ensemble that includes Frank Foster on soprano sax, Oliver Lake and Arthur Blythe on alto saxes, Hamiet Bluiett on baritone, Don Pullen on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Evan Parker & Joe McPheeWhat/If/They Both Could Fly (with bonus CD) ... LP
Rune Grammafon (Germany), 2013. New Copy .... $22.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(First edition pressing of 500 copies includes CD.)
Also available What/If/They Both Could Fly ... CD 16.99

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Horace ParlanHappy Frame Of Mind (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Blue Note/Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1963/1986. New Copy (reissue).... $26.99
Wicked work by pianist Horace Parlan – and one of his most stunning Blue Note sessions ever! The album was first recorded in 1963, but then kept on the shelf for years – seeing only brief release as part of a Booker Ervin package in the late 70s, and finally coming out with the proper ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Happy Frame Of Mind (45rpm – 180 gram pressing) ... LP 49.99

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Horace ParlanHappy Frame Of Mind (45rpm – 180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note/Music Matters, 1963/1986. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue).... $49.99
Wicked work by pianist Horace Parlan – and one of his most stunning Blue Note sessions ever! The album was first recorded in 1963, but then kept on the shelf for years – seeing only brief release as part of a Booker Ervin package in the late 70s, and finally coming out with the proper ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Amazing reissue pressing – done as a 2LP set, with heavy vinyl and cover, and played at 45rpm speed for extra-high fidelity!)
Also available Happy Frame Of Mind (180 gram vinyl) ... LP 26.99

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Horace ParlanOn The Spur Of The Moment (45rpm – 180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note/Music Matters, 1961. New Copy 2LP Gatefold .... $49.99
A darkly-grooving killer from pianist Horace Parlan – and one of our favorite Blue Note albums ever! Although Parlan's always a great player on other sides for the label, this album has him stepping out with an extra edge that's really amazing – working with brothers Tommy and Stanley ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Amazing reissue pressing – done as a 2LP set, with heavy vinyl and cover, and played at 45rpm speed for extra-high fidelity!)

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John PattonLet 'Em Roll ... LP
Blue Note, 1965. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
A wonderfully wicked meeting of the minds – and a legendary bit of soul jazz from organist Big John Patton! The core of the record features the usual Patton groove – with John on Hammond, Grant Green on guitar, and Otis Finch on drums – but added to that mix is Bobby Hutcherson ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Duke PearsonPhantom (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note/Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1969. New Copy .... $26.99
Incredible work from pianist Duke Pearson – a darkly-tinged album of grooves that surpasses all his other gems for Blue Note! The record showcases some great work from Bobby Hutcherson – slid into the mix in a really sly way, so that his jazzy vibes color all the tunes with an edgey ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Duke PearsonSweet Honey Bee ... LP
Blue Note, 1966. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
A classic Blue Note groover – the funkiest album by Duke Pearson, and a killer batch of piano-heavy soul jazz tunes! Duke really blew out the box for this one – not only coming up with a great batch of original tunes, and playing them with an incredibly soulful touch – but also ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Duke PearsonWahoo! (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note/Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1964. New Copy (reissue).... $26.99
Wahoo is right – as Duke Pearson sets up one of his hippest sessions of the 60s, a lyrical batch of soul jazz tracks, with that slight edge of darkness that he was putting into his best work as the decade progressed! Players include James Spaulding on alto and flute, Joe Henderson on tenor, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Dave PikeJazz For The Jet Set ... LP
Atlantic, 1966. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
A classic little album that's every bit as groovy as its cover – served up by vibist Dave Pike, and one of the first true expressions of his talents! The set's a standout early American date that predates Pike's later experiments for MPS – done in a great blend of soul jazz and some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Roy Porter Sound Machine '94Generation ... LP
Vistone/Tramp (Germany), 1994. New Copy .... $16.99
The last album ever recorded by funky drummer Roy Porter – and a really unique set that seeks to combine his older grooves from the 70s with contemporary elements from the 90s hip hp scene! The approach is a lot better than you might expect, and has lots of the best true school elements ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited numbered edition of 500 copies.)

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Prince LashaFirebirds Live At The Berkeley Jazz Festival Vol 2 ... LP
Birdseye, 1974. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
Prince Lasha's second LP of live tracks from the Berkeley Jazz Festival – a dexterous set featuring Ron Carter on bass, Hubert Eaves on piano, Roy McCurdy on drums, and Kenneth Nash on African percussion. Lasha's on baritone & soprano sax, as well as his flute. You really get the range ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Prince Lasha & Sonny SimmonsCry! ... LP
Contemporary, 1963. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
A classic of spiritual jazz! The album is one of the few rare pairings of Sonny Simmons and Prince Lasha from the 60s – and it's arguably the greatest album they ever cut! The set was recorded for the Contemporary label in LA, but it's far far different than the cool jazz that was the label' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bernard Purdie (Pretty Purdie)Soul Drums (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Date, 1967. New Copy (reissue).... $12.99
Massive work from one of the funkiest drummers of all time – the legendary Bernard Pretty Purdie, stepping out here in a batch of instrumentals that may well be his greatest album ever! Bernard's drums are right up front in the mix – leading off all tunes with a full, funky, echoey ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sun RaArt Forms Of Dimensions Tomorrow (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Saturn, 1965. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
A fantastic Sun Ra album – with otherworldly sounds that perfectly sum up his unique jazz vision! The album features material recorded in New York in 1961, and released on Saturn in 1965 – but whatever the date, it's still light years ahead of its time! Ra plays piano, as usual, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sun RaBad & Beautiful ... LP
Saturn, 1961. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
Classic early material from Ra & the Arkestra – recorded in 1961, but not issued in this form until years later. The album features prime small group playing by Ra, John Gilmore, Pat Patrick, Marshall Allen, Ronnie Boykins, and Tommy Hunter, with the tracks "Search Light Blues" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sun RaJazz In Silhouette (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Saturn, 1958. New Copy (reissue).... $11.99
Sun Ra's really moving forward with this classic set – refining the sound of his Chicago-based Arkestra, and reaching for new territory that moves him way past familiar jazz modes! The cover bills the group as playing "music from tomorrow's world" – and you can definitely ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Sun RaMagic City ... LP
Saturn, 1960. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
A classic early Arkestra session, and one that features Ra on a variety of instruments – from piano to clavioline to bass marimba, Sun Harp, dragon drum, and electronic celeste – all of which make for a session that's one of the wilder ones from the time! Major soloists on the album ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sun RaNight Of The Purple Moon ... LP
Saturn, Early 70s. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
A fantastic spooky bit of wild keyboard jazz from Ra! Night Of The Purple Moon was recorded in 1972 and Ra playing two different moogs, and his classic rocksichord – likely put to its most mind alteringly great use on this LP! John Gilmore, surprisingly enough, plays percussion, except on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sun RaSolar-Myth Approach Vol 1 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
BYG/Actuel, 1971. New Copy Gatefold (reissue).... $12.99
Very dark stuff from Sun Ra – one of his records that received wider circulation than most of the Saturn releases of the 70s, and a set that maintains a pretty sharp edge overall! Ra plays some killer keyboards – moog, spacemaster, and acoustic piano – often with these really ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sun RaSolar-Myth Approach Vol 2 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
BYG/Actuel, 1970. New Copy Gatefold (reissue).... $11.99
The 2nd volume of the Solar-Myth sessions! Recorded in New York in 1970, with an Arkestra that includes Kwame Hadi, Ali Hassan, Danny Davis, John Gilmore, and Clifford Jarvis – and instrumentation that includes moog, space dimension mellophone, ancient Egyptian Infinity drum, and lots of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sun RaStrange Celestial Road ... LP
Celestial, 1980. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
A very nice session that actually has a bit of a soul jazz touch – with elements that are similar to Ra's Lanquidity set, a much sought-after spacey fusion classic! The band still plays fairly out, but the singing's a bit more soulful than usual, and the music has some funky vibes, guitar, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Strange Celestial Road (180 gram pressing) ... LP 9.99

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Sun RaStrange Celestial Road (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Celestial, 1980. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
A very nice session that actually has a bit of a soul jazz touch – with elements that are similar to Ra's Lanquidity set, a much sought-after spacey fusion classic! The band still plays fairly out, but the singing's a bit more soulful than usual, and the music has some funky vibes, guitar, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Strange Celestial Road ... LP 9.99

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Sun RaSub-Dwellers – Space Poetry Vol 2 ... LP
Norton, Late 60s/1982. New Copy .... $12.99
Amazing sounds from Sun Ra – vocal recitations, weird words, and spoken bits – all set to some mighty cosmic music! The work here is all previously unissued, and pulled from rare tapes recorded in 1966, 1968, and 1982 – an amazing discovery in the Ra archive, with a real focus on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Sun RaSun Song (aka Jazz By Sun Ra) ... LP
Transition/Delmark, 1956. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
Sun Ra's first album as a leader – originally issued on the Transition label, but presented here in its better-known incarnation by Delmark Records! Even at this early point, Ra had a sound unlike any of his contemporaries – large group and modern, but not in a way that showed any ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sun RaWhen Sun Comes Out (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Saturn, 1962. New Copy (reissue).... $11.99
An adventurous side from Sun Ra – recorded in 1962, when the Arkestra had recently moved to New York City – with Ra playing a bit of percussion and electric celeste on one track, and an overall freer approach by the rest of the group! Players include the classic lineup with Pat Patrick ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sun Ra & OthersMy Way Is The Spaceway – Space Poetry Vol 4 ... LP
Norton, Early 60s. New Copy .... $12.99
An incredible chapter in the rich career of the legendary Sun Ra – tracks that blend together music and spoken word passages – the latter of which are usually in support of his unique philosophy of the cosmos! The titles here really give an idea of the thoughts within – "The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Red TrioRebento ... LP
No Business (Lithuania), 2013. New Copy .... $26.99
Free, fragmented work from the Red Trio of Rodrigo Pinheiro on piano, Hernani Faustino on bass, and Gabriel Ferrandini on drums and percussion – a combo who really find a great way to work in a subtle sonic space that unlocks new properties of their instruments! The piano is perhaps the most ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 400 copies.)

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Dizzy ReeceBlues In Trinity ... LP
Blue Note, 1958. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
One of the few American releases cut by the legendary British trumpeter Dizzy Reece – and a great one! The album was strange for Blue Note, in that it was a joint US/UK session – featuring American players Donald Byrd and Art Taylor, along with great Brit players Reece, Tubby Hayes, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Sam RiversContours (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note/Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1965. New Copy .... $26.99
A brilliant statement of modernist jazz from Sam Rivers – one of his groundbreaking early albums for Blue Note, and one of the most challenging sessions issued by the label during the 60s! The record's a real departure from Rivers' already-great Fuscia Swing Song – with tunes that go ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sam RiversContrasts (180 gram pressing) ... LP
ECM (Germany), 1979. New Copy .... $23.99 25.99
A beautifully avant session from ECM – and a great late 70s showcase for the reed talents of the great Sam Rivers! The album's got a mixture of focus and freedom that makes it one of Sam's best from this period – a group outing that features Rivers on tenor, soprano, and flute – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Contrasts ... CD 16.99

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Sam RiversQuest (PA USA pressing) ... LP
PA USA, 1979. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
One of Sam Rivers' most freely expressive albums – a set of extended improvisations that features the leader on tenor, soprano, flute, and piano – really spinning out with some strongly expressive solos! The rest of the lineup is quite free too – with Dave Holland on bass and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Freddie RoachGood Move ... LP
Blue Note, 1963. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
Freddie Roach always makes a good move on his Blue Note sessions – going for a lean and tight style on the organ that never fails to please! On this set, he's working with a mixed group of hardbop and soul jazz players that include Blue Mitchell, Hank Mobley, Eddie Wright, and Clarence ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Max RoachAward Winning Drummer ... LP
Time, 1959. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
An obscure set from Max Roach – but right up there with his best work of the late 50s on Mercury and other labels! The album features the "award winning" drummer in a quintet with Booker Little on trumpet, Ray Draper on tuba, George Coleman on tenor, and Art Davis on bass – a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Max RoachDeeds Not Words ... LP
Riverside/OJC, 1958. New Copy (reissue).... $14.99 15.98
A seminal set from Max Roach – the start of his more righteous stretch in jazz, as you might guess from the title of the album! At some level, the record's got a bit of the feel of the post-Clifford Brown Mercury years from Roach – but at another, it's stretching out towards the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Max RoachLoadstar ... LP
Horo/Klimt (Italy), Late 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold .... $18.99
An amazing album – one of our favorite records ever from drummer Max Roach, and a set that also features some of the best 70s work by tenorist Billy Harper too! The session's a unique date done for the Horo label – and soars even farther than other Horo classics from the time – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Max RoachPercussion Bitter Sweet (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Impulse, 1961. New Copy Gatefold (reissue).... $12.99
Max Roach's masterpiece! This record is one of his most perfectly realized visions – and it's a marvelous album that combines politics and modern jazz, yet still manages to swing! The players are some of the hippest that Roach ever worked with – and include Eric Dolphy, Booker Little, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Sonny RollinsNight At The Village Vanguard (75th Anniversary Edition) ... LP
Blue Note, 1957. New Copy (reissue).... Just Sold Out!
One of the greatest Sonny Rollins records ever! The set is a legendary batch of trio tracks that feature Sonny working in a format that is incredibly free for the time, and which show him as more of a modernist than a bopper – although his solos are still pretty darn fantastic from a bop ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Night At the Village Vanguard Vol 2 (with bonus tracks) ... CD 3.99

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Sonny RollinsSonny Rollins Plus 4 ... LP
Prestige/OJC, 1956. New Copy (reissue).... $15.99 17.98
A crackling bit of hardbop from Sonny Rollins – and a session that has Sonny playing with the Max Roach/Clifford Brown group that included Bud Powell's brother Richie on piano! Sonny had already made a strong name for himself on albums issued under the Roach/Brown tag at the time, and here ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sonny RollinsWhat's New? ... LP
RCA, 1962. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
A very unique album from Sonny Rollins – one that features him blowing tenor over some Latin-based rhythms that have a tight uptempo feel. The core group on the album features Jim Hall on guitar, Bob Cranshaw on bass, and Ben Riley on drums – but they're augmented by larger ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available What's New? ... CD 6.99

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Adam Rudolph & Go Organic OrchestraSonic Mandala ... LP
Meta, 2012. New Copy 2 LP Gatefold .... $24.99 26.99
One of the hippest records we've ever heard from percussionist Adam Rudolph, and one of the most spiritual too – an extended set that draws on some really rich global elements, yet brings them all together with the focus of a more ambitious jazz composition! Rudolph uses the Sonica Mandala ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 300 copies!)
Also available Sonic Mandala ... CD 13.99

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Mario RuscaReaction ... LP
Dynia World/Sonorama (Germany), 1974. New Copy .... $22.99
One of the greatest records we've ever heard from pianist Mario Rusca – a really open, fluid sort of set – and one that features electric bass in the trio, which really gives things a different sort of vibe! Mario plays acoustic piano throughout, but the use of electric bass (played by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Reaction ... CD 19.99

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Patrice RushenBefore The Dawn ... LP
Prestige, 1975. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
Patrice Rushen's second album – and a very sweet batch of keyboard funk! The record has Patrice working in a groove that's almost like that of Herbie Hancock at the time – using lots of electric piano, clavinet, and synth to craft some mighty fine jazz funk grooves. The group's a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Pharoah SandersElevation (180 gram vinyl – 2x45 rpm discs) ... LP
Impulse/Soul Jazz (UK), 1974. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue).... $26.99
A fantastic album by Pharoah Sanders – one of his later albums for Impulse, but one of his best! The record has Pharoah grooving in a strongly modal style – working up long passages of rhythm, piano, and percussion that really build on the promise delivered in earlier tunes on records ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Special pressing – 2LPs that play at 45rpm for amazing sound!)

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Pharoah SandersPharoah Sanders Live ... LP
Theresa, 1982. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
Quite a nice little album from Pharoah – the kind of session we always overlooked when we were digging for Impulse titles, and which we're now going back to, and almost appreciating more than the classic ones! The album's a quartet session – recorded live, of course – with a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Pharoah SandersRejoice ... LP
Theresa, 1981. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue).... $16.99
Fantastic 80s work from Pharoah Sanders – with a vibe that's a perfect extension of his classic work for the Impulse label! The album has Pharoah working with an amazing group – Bobby Hutcherson on vibes, John Hicks and Joe Bonner on piano, Art Davis on bass, and either Elvin Jones or ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Saheb SarbibAisha ... LP
Cadence, 1981. New Copy .... $10.99 13.98
A great reminder of the important contributions to jazz that Saheb Sarbib made back in the 80s – especially when he could cook up a richly collaborative session like this! The groove is relatively straight, but the players are nicely freewheeling – just what you'd expect when you've ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ronnie Scott1612 Overture (180 gram pressing 10" LP – with bonus download) ... LP
Gearbox (UK), 1963/1979. New Copy .... $27.99
A tremendous jam from the great Ronnie Scott – a previously-unreleased quartet version of "1612 Overture" – one that runs for almost 18 minutes in length, and which features tremendous solo work from Scott on tenor and Stan Tracey on piano! The tune's a great one to remind us ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited numbered edition of 500 copies – with download!)

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Ronnie ScottRonnie Scott Quintet Featuring Alan Skidmore – BBC Jazz Club (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Gearbox (UK), 1966. New Copy .... $34.99
A pair of British tenor giants – heard here in a previously unissued live performance – the legendary Ronnie Scott and the up-and-coming Alan Skidmore – both playing together here in a well-recorded set for the BBC! Scott's soulful lead really helps shape the energy of the tunes, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Super-heavy vinyl, and a great pressing!)

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Davu Seru/Milo Fine/Paul Metzger/Didier PetitLight Keeps The Dark Company ... LP
Nero's Neptune, 2013. New Copy .... $19.99
A very freewheeling set of music here – so free that neither the cover nor the labels list any titles or instruments at all! From what we can tell, the live performance features piano from Milo Fine, drums from Davu Seru, banjo from Paul Metzger, and cello from Didier Petit – but there ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Shades Of JoyMusic Of El Topo (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Douglas/Dagored (Italy), 1970. New Copy Gatefold (reissue).... $24.99
A great batch of jazzy cuts from the soundtrack to the legendary acid western El Topo – performed here by a very groovy San Francisco combo that includes Hadley Caliman, Luis Gasca, and Mel Martin! Although the original film's a western, the performance here of the music is much more in a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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ShamrockShamrock ... LP
Blake Company, 1977. New Copy (reissue).... $15.99 18.98
A heady set of very funky guitar – hidden here under a cheesy cover that almost makes the record look like some knockoff rock set from the 70s! The group's all instrumental, and work out wonderfully here on some great long cuts – really jamming numbers that not only feature lots of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Archie SheppAttica Blues (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Impulse, 1972. New Copy Gatefold (reissue).... $12.99
A classic of spiritual, soulful jazz – and one of Archie Shepp's greatest albums! The set was recorded in New York after a few free and festive years in Paris, and it's an amazing about-face that has Archie stepping into a world of righteous, full-on, political, and funky themes – the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Archie SheppFour For Trane (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Impulse, 1964. New Copy Gatefold (reissue).... $14.99
An amazing Impulse debut from Archie Shepp – easily one of his boldest musical statements ever, and a key announcement to the world that a new generation of modernists was on the rise! The album was co-produced by John Coltrane – who brought Shepp to the label, and almost gets out-done ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Archie SheppLive In San Francisco (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Impulse, 1966. New Copy Gatefold (reissue).... $11.99
A great counterpart to some of Archie Shepp's studio albums for Impulse – a live date recorded in San Francisco, with a slightly freer, sharper edge! The sound is almost free at times, but always with that strong sense of focus that Archie brought to his brilliant work of the time – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Archie SheppYasmina, A Black Woman (180 gram pressing) ... LP
BYG/Actuel, 1969. New Copy Gatefold (reissue).... $11.99
Archie Shepp at his spiritual best – recording in Paris in 1969, and absorbing a heck of a lot of pan-African influences! The centerpiece of the album is the amazing "Yasmina" – a long track that builds with passion and fire, pulsing with an intensity that you'd expect more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sahib ShihabCompanionship – Jazz Joint Vol 2 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Vogue/Rearward (Italy), Late 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue).... $22.99
Double-length brilliance from the mighty Sahib Shihab – a set that collects a number of killer 60s sessions with members of the Clarke Boland Big Band – all of them great! The small combo work here is amazing – hard-hitting modal jazz that matches, if not tops the best MPS/Saba ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Companionship – Jazz Joint Vol 2 ... CD 19.99

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Sahib ShihabSeeds (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Vogue/Rearward (Italy), 1968. New Copy (reissue).... $19.99
A legendary album from saxophonist Sahib Shihab – a record that's gone onto become the birth of all things modal and club jazz in the current scene! Shihab always sounded great, no matter what the setting, but there was definitely something magical going on with this session – a one-of- ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sahib ShihabSentiments ... LP
Storyville/SeriE.WOC (Italy), 1971. New Copy (reissue).... $49.99
One of the coolest, most compelling albums we've ever heard from reedman Sahib Shihab – and that's saying a lot, given how much we love all his other music! This rare gem's got a very exotic feel –explained by Shihab in the notes as coming from a Tunisian influence on the leadoff track ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 250 copies.)

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New Wayne ShorterAll Seeing Eye ... LP
Blue Note, 1965. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
An excellent set of some fairly out material – performed by Shorter with a group that includes Freddie Hubbard, Grachan Moncur, James Spaulding, Herbie Hancock, and a rare appearance by his brother Alan on flugelhorn! At times, the record builds into a sound that's freer and more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available All Seeing Eye (RVG remaster edition) ... CD 5.99

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New Wayne ShorterSoothsayer ... LP
Blue Note, 1965/1979. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
A great Wayne Shorter session from the mid 60s – recorded then, but not issued until 1979, for some incredibly unexplained reason – especially given the strength of the set! The group is distinctly modern, and features Freddie Hubbard on trumpet, James Spaulding on alto, and McCoy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Alan Silva & Celestrial Communication OrchestraLuna Surface (180 gram pressing) ... LP
BYG/Actuel, 1969. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
Silva leads his Celestrial Communication Orchestra, one of the best of the loose collectives playing around the Paris scene of the 1969/1970 era – and a group that includes Grachan Moncur III, Archie Shepp, Anthony Braxton, Malachi Favors, Dave Burrell, and Bernard Vitet. The group was one ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Luna Surface ... LP 33.99
Luna Surface (LP sleeve edition) ... CD 9.99

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Horace SilverTotal Response – United States Of Mind Phase 2 ... LP
Blue Note, 1972. New Copy Gatefold (reissue).... $9.99
Horace Silver at his most righteous – stepping out here in the amazing Phase 2 of his United States Of The Mind series – with some heavy vocals from the great Andy Bey! The grooves are more complicated than Silver was laying down a few years before – yet still equally soulful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Soft FocusSoft Focus ... LP
Sahko (Finland), 2013. New Copy .... $16.99
A compelling collaboration from a very unlikely duo – "minister of audiology" Lary 7, working here with Jimi Tenor and Mia Theodoratus! The sound is definitely informed by Lary's long experience with acoustic instruments – and builds beautifully out of a range of harps, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Solis LacusSolis Lacus ... LP
EMI/Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1975. New Copy .... $22.99
A Fender Rhodes treasure – the one and only album from Solis Lacus – a hip 70s Belgian group who were contemporaries of Placebo – and work here in very similar modes! The album's resplendent in Rhodes lines from Michel Herr – a great keyboardist with an excellent ear for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Leon SpencerWhere I'm Coming From ... LP
Prestige, 1973. New Copy (reissue).... Just Sold Out!
Badass organ funk from the mighty Leon Spencer – a set that's got a bit of a fuller feel than some of his previous albums for Prestige – but a groove that's also equally great! The style here is somewhere between blacksploitation funk and some of the grooves from the CTI/Kudu camp ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Stahls Trio (Mattias Stahl)Jag Skulle Bara Ga Ut (2 x 10" LP) ... LP
Moserobie (Sweden), 2013. New Copy 2 x 10" .... $24.99
Amazing vibes from Mattias Stahl and his trio – easily one of the most inventive players on his instrument in recent years – ringing out here with a sense of tone and timing that's simply superb! There's a modern edge to all these tracks that takes us back to Teddy Charles' vibes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Stark RealityActing Thinking Feeling – The Complete Works 1968 to 1978 (6LP set – plus bonus 7-inch and download) ... LP
Now Again, Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 6LP & 7 Inch .... $58.99 69.99
Amazing sounds from The Stark Reality – an obscure group from the early 70s, but one who've really risen to fame over the years – thanks to their groundbreaking ear for new music, and their freewheeling way with a funky groove! This package brings together all the incredible work ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes digital download.)

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New Gabor SzaboMacho ... LP
Salvation, 1975. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
A nice session by one of the most unique guitarists in jazz – all done up in a CTI style, with production and arrangements by Bob James that give the record a nice little electric finish! We always loved Gabor's guitar on his 60s recordings, and this set is one of the first to really ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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John Tchicai/Cecil McBee/Garrison Fewell/Charlie KTribal Ghost ... LP
No Business (Lithuania), 2013. New Copy .... $26.99
The set's got a really beautiful sound – one that comes from the ringing guitar tones of Garrison Fewell, and the twin reeds of John Tchicai and Charlie Kohlhase – each of whom plays in a different channel of the recording! This approach gives the record a great sense of space from the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Thing (Gustafsson/Flaten/Nilssen-Love)Boot ... LP
Thing (Sweden), 2013. New Copy Gatefold .... $22.99
Brilliant work from the Thing – the first album on their own label, and maybe the most powerful set we've heard from them to date! The trio is an outlet for some of the fiercest sounds from this all-star lineup – a group that features Mats Gustafsson on tenor, soprano, baritone, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Boot ... CD 16.99
 
 



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