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Randy Weston & Melba ListonVolcano Blues ... CD
Verve/Gitanes, 1993. Used .... $7.99
Randy plays beautifully on a set of blues-inspired tracks arranged by Melba Liston – working with horn players that include Teddy Edwards, Benny Powell, Wallace Roney, and Hamiet Bluiett to come up with some really striking tunes that differ greatly from a lot of his other classic work! ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Kirk WhalumAnd You Know That ... LP
Columbia, 1988. Near Mint- .... $0.49
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(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Kenny Wheeler QuintetFlutter By Butterfly (180 gram pressing – with bonus CD) ... LP
Soul Note (Italy), 1988. New Copy (reissue).... $24.99
Warmly expressive work from trumpeter Kenny Wheeler – a set that's got the same depth of tone as his work for other labels, but which has a bit of a different feel as well. The record has maybe a bit more bite – not necessarily on Wheeler's trumpet or flugelhorn, the latter of which ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Very heavy vinyl – with bonus CD too!)

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Kenny Wheeler/Alan SkidmoreSwiss Radio Days Vol 28 – Kenny Wheeler & Alan Skidmore ... CD
TCB (Switzerland), 1978/1979. New Copy .... $13.99
Two 70s jazz giants, three different recordings, all of them wonderful! The set's a perfect showcase for both the trumpet of Kenny Wheeler and tenor of Alan Skidmore – as the recordings, done with the Jazz Live Trio of pianist Klaus Koenig, offer plenty of space for each soloist to stretch ... read more CD

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Kenny Wheeler/Norma WinstoneMirrors (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Gearbox (UK), 2013. New Copy .... $28.99
A beautiful contemporary project from these two British jazz legends – one that definitely lives up to all their genius from earlier years – while finding a whole new level of expression! The album was done in collaboration with the London Vocal Project – a large group who are ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Matt WhiteSuper Villain Jazz Band ... CD
ARC, 2013. Used .... $5.99
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(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Michael WhiteFather Music, Mother Dance ... LP
Impulse, 1974. Very Good- Gatefold .... $6.99
Funky and soulful spiritual work from Michael White, and a better set of grooves than you'll find on most of his other records. The set's got a good electric vibe, with a production style that differs from most other Impulse recordings, and which sounds more like it belongs on a Roy Ayers ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has edge wear, seam splitting, and a small mark from price sticker removal.)

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Michael WhiteSpirit Dance ... CD
Impulse/Soul Jazz (UK), 1972. New Copy .... $19.99
One of the killer albums that Michael White cut for Impulse Records in the early 70 – a sweet set of spiritual jazz that took his instrument to a whole new level! Normally, the violin isn't an instrument we love in jazz, but White really transforms it here – playing it with a stretched- ... read more CD
Also available Spirit Dance (180 gram vinyl – 2x45 rpm discs) ... LP 26.99

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Michael WhiteSpirit Dance (180 gram vinyl – 2x45 rpm discs) ... LP
Impulse/Soul Jazz (UK), 1972. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue).... $26.99
One of the killer albums that Michael White cut for Impulse Records in the early 70 – a sweet set of spiritual jazz that took his instrument to a whole new level! Normally, the violin isn't an instrument we love in jazz, but White really transforms it here – playing it with a stretched- ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Special pressing – 2LPs that play at 45rpm for amazing sound!)
Also available Spirit Dance ... CD 19.99

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Brad WhiteleyPathless Land ... CD
Destiny, 2014. Used .... $8.99
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(Barcode has a mark.)

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Wolter WierbosX Caliber ... CD
ICP (Netherlands), 1995. Used .... $9.99
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(Out of print. Front cover has a sticker.)

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New Joe WilderBlues In The Night ... LP
Music Minus One, Mid 60s. Very Good+ .... $5.99
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(Includes original book. Cover has a small split on the bottom seam.)

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Joe WilderPretty Sound ... LP
Columbia, Late 50s. Very Good .... $9.99
Don't be too put off by the title – which might make you think that the album's a bunch of flowery instrumentals – because it's actually a pretty strong set of tunes from trumpeter Joe Wilder, recorded with a bit of polish, to be sure, but in a way that lets him take the lead, solo-wise. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has some light wear, a bit of minor seam splitting, a couple of small stains, and some pen on the back.)

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Barney WilenBarney Wilen Quintet (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Jazztone/Sam Records (France), 1957. New Copy .... $34.99
Genius early work from a young Barney Wilen – an album issued in the US during a brief time when the French tenor star was turning a lot of heads on the American scene! The date's a great illustration of Wilen's amazingly deft talents on the tenor right from the start – a keen ear for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful heavy vinyl pressing – with a great tip-on cover too!)

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Barney WilenMoshi Too – Unreleased Tapes Recorded In Africa 1969 to 1970 ... CD
Sonorama (Germany), Late 60s. New Copy .... $19.99
Amazing music from the legendary Barney Wilen – previously unreleased African recordings, done around the same time as his classic Moshi album! Although Wilen was best known as a hardbop giant in both his later and early years, the late 60s also marked a period of really rich experimentation ... read more CD

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Barney WilenPassione ... CD
Venus (Japan), 1995. Used .... $19.99
A great little set from Barney Wilen's late revival period – strong, solid blowing all the way through – with a depth that almost matches his classics from the early days! The group here is a quintet – with Enrico Rava on trumpet in the frontline alongside Wilen's tenor and ... read more CD
(Does not include slipcase from the image.)

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Baby Face WilletteBehind The 8 Ball ... LP
Argo/Chess, 1964. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
Classic hard-hitting organ jazz session by this great Chicago keyboard player, better known to the world for his two Blue Note LPs, but playing here in a style that's much more creative, and much more open-ended than on those LPs. He's got a tight trio here, with Ben White on guitar and Jerry ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Cootie WilliamsCootie Wiiliams In Hi-Fi ... CD
RCA, 1958. Used .... $8.99
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(Out of print.)

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Mary Lou Williams/Barbara CarrollLadies Of Jazz ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1957. New Copy .... $10.99
An odd pairing of musicians – but a classic album of piano jazz from the 50s, and some of the more obscure sides by both players! Barbara Carroll works here in a really lovely way that retains the fluidity of her 50s work on RCA, but which also has a slightly rougher edge – a mode that' ... read more CD

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Tony WilliamsJoy Of Flying ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1979. New Copy .... $13.99
A key record in the evolution of Tony Williams as a drummer – and kind of a powerful summation of all the changes he'd made in the 70s – before a return to straighter jazz in the next decade! Williams' drumming here is incredibly fierce at points – almost at a Billy Cobham level ... read more CD

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Claude WilliamsonBlue Minor – Dedicated To Sonny Clark ... LP
Bopland (Japan), 1985. Near Mint- .... $34.99
A unique quintet recording from Claude Williamson – who so often recorded in a trio at this point. Features James Zollar on trumpet, Skip Thomas on alto and tenor, Richard (Rufus?) Reid on bass, and Carl Burnett on drums. Japanese-only session, too! LP, Vinyl record album

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Claude WilliamsonKenton Presents The Claude Williamson Trio (10 inch LP) ... LP
Capitol, 1954. Very Good- .... $29.99
Early Capitol recordings of pianist Claude Williamson – a great west coast talent who flourished most strongly on his mid 50s sessions! Williamson was a key figure in the Lighthouse jazz scene of the time – a player who worked nearly every day of the week, and developed an amazingly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice and clean overall – with just some light surface marks. Cover has a bit of seam splitting, but is decent.)

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Stu WilliamsonStu Williamson ... CD
Bethlehem/Solid (Japan), 1956. New Copy .... $13.99
A really sparkling session from trumpeter Stu Williamson – one of a few great records he cut for the Bethlehem label in the 50s, and a set that's one of the cookingest from the company at the time! Stu's trumpet lines are already mighty nice – tight, and often a bit bolder than others ... read more CD

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Stu WilliamsonStu Williamson Plays ... CD
Bethlehem/Solid (Japan), 1956. New Copy .... $13.99
An album that's noteworthy not just as one of the few sessions as a leader from trumpeter Stu Williams – but also as a sublime showcase for the alto talents of a young Charlie Mariano, who really sparkles on the record! Charlie's alto sax seems to give Williamson's trumpet an edge that we ... read more CD
Also available Stu Williamson Plays/Stu Williamson (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 19.99

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Stu WilliamsonStu Williamson Plays/Stu Williamson (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Bethlehem (Japan), 1955/1956. Used .... $19.99
Stu's usually just an ok trumpet player in our book – but these are some of his best sessions, thanks to the presence of a young Charlie Mariano, who really sparkles on both sessions! Charlie's alto sax seems to give Williamson's trumpet an edge that we usually don't hear on his sides from ... read more CD
(Includes obi.)
Also available Stu Williamson Plays ... CD 13.99

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Larry WillisNew Kind Of Soul ... CD
Brunswick/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1972. New Copy .... $22.99
A really killer set from pianist Larry Willis – way different than any of his later albums as a leader, and from his early work with Jackie McLean in the 60s! Larry's playing here with a sound that's as righteous as his image on the cover, but which is also pretty funky at points too – ... read more CD

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Vince WillisFrom My Heart To My Backbone ... CD
Smoovgroove, 1999. Used .... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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Hal WillnerKansas City – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack ... CD
Verve, 1996. Used .... $0.99
Features Kevin Mahogany on vocals, Olu Dara on cornet, Nicholas Payton on trumpet, Don Byron on clarinet and tenor, James Carter on tenor, Jesse Davis on alto, and Russell Malone on guitar. CD

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Spike WilnerLive At Smalls ... CD
Smalls Live, 2010. New Copy .... $8.99 14.99
A great solo set from pianist Spike Wilner – the driving force behind the whole Smalls Live series as a producer, but a hell of a musician as well! Wilner's got a great style that draws strongly from jazz piano tradition, but really makes things his own – using strands of 20th century ... read more CD

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Gerald WilsonMoment Of Truth ... LP
Pacific Jazz, 1963. Very Good+ .... $1.99
One of the classic big band sessions cut for Pacific Jazz by LA soul jazz arranger Gerald Wilson. Nearly every track's an original, and the album includes Wilson's killer track "Viva Tirado" – a tight jazzy stepper that was covered by loads of other artists, most famously El ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Liberty pressing. Cover has some wear, clear tape on the seams, some staining, and some marker on the front and back.)

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Gerald WilsonYou Better Believe It! ... LP
Pacific Jazz, Early 60s. Very Good+ .... $3.99
One of Gerald Wilson's first albums – and a groundbreaking set of big band tracks that taps the richly soulful talents of 60s LA! Just about every single player in the group is a master talent – and soloists include Carmell Jones, Harold Land, Teddy Edwards, Walter Benton, Joe Maini, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Pacific Jazz/Liberty pressing.)

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New Gerald Wilson OrchestraState Street Sweet ... CD
Mama, 1995. Used .... $8.99
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Jack WilsonJack Wilson Quartet Featuring Roy Ayers ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1963. New Copy .... $13.99
A great album recorded in 1963 for Atlantic – one of our favorite ever! Jack Wilson's one of our favorite piano players, and we rave about him all the time on these pages – and one of the reasons why we love him so much is that he was often accompanied by Roy Ayers, who started out his ... read more CD

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Jack WilsonSong For My Daughter ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1969. New Copy .... $19.99
An overlooked gem from pianist Jack Wilson – a set that really showcases his magnificent sense of sound and space – while mixing in some larger ideas as well! The record features full arrangements from Billy Byers – who creates this seductive blend of jazz and strings that still ... read more CD
(SHMCD.)

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Lesette WilsonLivin' In The Zone ... CD
N Coded, 2001. Used .... $2.99
CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Reuben WilsonBlue Mode ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1969. New Copy .... $19.99
Heavy funk from the mighty Reuben Wilson – one of his first few albums for Blue Note, and a solid soulful groover that's right up there with Lou Donaldson's work for the label at the time! Tracks are nice and long, and pretty open – often with that kicking drum sound at the bottom that ... read more CD
(SHMCD.)
Also available Blue Mode ... LP 9.99

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Reuben WilsonBlue Mode ... LP
Blue Note, 1969. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
Heavy funk from the mighty Reuben Wilson – one of his first few albums for Blue Note, and a solid soulful groover that's right up there with Lou Donaldson's work for the label at the time! Tracks are nice and long, and pretty open – often with that kicking drum sound at the bottom that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Blue Mode ... CD 19.99

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Reuben WilsonCisco Kid ... CD
Groove Merchant/P-Vine (Japan), 1974. New Copy .... $28.99
One of the best 70s albums by this funky organ player – quite different than his work for Blue Note, with a messier funkier edge that's very nice! Reuben Wilson's working with an all-hip lineup, with players who include Melvin Sparks on guitar, Garnett Brown on trombone, Bob Cranshaw on bass ... read more CD

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Reuben WilsonGroovy Situation ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1971. New Copy .... $19.99
Reuben Wilson changes up the groove from his previous Blue Note sets – and the result is one of his greatest albums to date! This smoking little set has an edge that you really wouldn't expect – rhythms that move past the simple Blue Funk mode – into a more complicated style of ... read more CD
(SHMCD.)

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Reuben WilsonLove Bug ... LP
Blue Note, 1969. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
Heavy funk from Reuben Wilson – one of the last great organ players to emerge from the 60s Hammond scene, and one of the hardest hitting cats at Blue Note during the funk years of the label! The album's a tight one all the way through – performed with a combo that has Idris Muhammad ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Reuben WilsonOn Broadway ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1968. New Copy .... $18.99
Hammond hero Reuben Wilson's on Broadway – and he hits a massively soulful groove that's light years from the cliched sounds of the great white way! The set's one of the tightest cookers from Wilson's early years on Blue Note – and has a vibe that's a bit different than the rest, ... read more CD
(SHM CD pressing!)

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Reuben WilsonOn Broadway ... LP
Blue Note, Late 60s. Very Good .... Just Sold Out!
Hammond hero Reuben Wilson's on Broadway – and he hits a massively soulful groove that's light years from the cliched sounds of the great white way! The set's one of the tightest cookers from Wilson's early years on Blue Note – and has a vibe that's a bit different than the rest, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Liberty pressing, with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has wear, a cut corner, staining, and a name in pen. Labels have some marker.)
Also available On Broadway ... CD 18.99

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Reuben WilsonSweet Life ... CD
Groove Merchant/P-Vine (Japan), 1972. New Copy .... $28.99
A great groover by Reuben Wilson – and one of his best albums ever! The funky organist really takes off from the sound of his earlier Blue Note albums here – hitting a vibe that's sharper, darker, and plenty darn righteous – still small combo jazz funk, but with a depth that we ... read more CD

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Reuben Wilson & The Cost Of LivingGot To Get Your Own ... LP
Cadet, 1975. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
Monster funk from Hammond hero Reuben Wilson – an album of hard-burning, bad-walking tunes that are a fair bit different than most of his other work! Although Wilson recorded some pretty traditional organ jazz for the Blue Note and Groove Merchant labels, this album has him working with his ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Teddy WilsonI Got Rhythm ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1956. Used .... $16.99
Teddy Wilson's got plenty of rhythm here, thanks to support from bassist Gene Ramey and drummer Jo Jones – both players who help the album swing a bit more than some of Wilson's mellower sets of the 50s! As usual, Teddy's got a completely unique touch on the keys of the piano – fluid ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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Teddy WilsonMr Wilson – The Fabulous Teddy Wilson At The Piano ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1950. New Copy .... $13.99
Teddy Wilson's definitely fabulous here – playing with a sense of poise and timing that really links together a number of different piano jazz traditions – no surprise, given how many different scenes Teddy influenced! The setting is simple – just a trio format, with either Al ... read more CD

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Teddy WilsonTeddy Wilson & His All Stars Vol 1 (Columbia) ... CD
Columbia (Japan), Mid 30s. New Copy .... $13.99
Classic work from those key years when Teddy Wilson was one of the most progressive leaders in jazz – a musician with a talent for bringing together some of the best and brightest young players, in a mix of modes that bridged trad styles and swing years, while also laying some of the ... read more CD

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Lem Winchester & The Ramsey Lewis TrioPerform A Tribute To Clifford Brown ... LP
Argo, 1958. Very Good- .... $8.99
The great underrated vibist Lem Winchester plays a tribute to the late Clifford Brown, along with the classic Ramsey Lewis trio, which included Eldee Young and Redd Holt. Despite the lack of an actual trumpet on the date (although the cover has a crazy image of the group standing around the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label Argo pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear, seam splitting, a peeled spot from sticker removal)

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Kai WindingDance To The City Beat ... LP
Columbia, Late 50s. Very Good+ .... $5.99
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(6 Eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has some splitting on the top seam.)

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Kai WindingMondo Cane 2 ... LP
Verve, Mid 60s. Near Mint- .... $4.99
A sweet return of the cool sounds that Kai Winding cut on his Soul Surfin album – not really jazz, but a wicked hybrid of groovy 60s modes – set to larger orchestrations this time around, but still featuring some great ondioline from Jean Jacques Perry! Perry's instrument is really ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Kai WindingSoul Surfin/Mondo Cane 2 ... CD
Verve (Germany), Early 60s. New Copy .... $13.99
Some of the coolest work Kai Winding ever recorded – two very odd albums, back to back on a single CD! Soul Surfin is hardly the trombone jazz outing you might have guessed from Kai's famous work with JJ Johnson – and instead, an electrified set that's got plenty of cool 60s touches! ... read more CD

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Ethan WinograndTangled Tango ... CD
Clean Feed (Portugal), 2007. Used .... $9.99
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(Promotional copy.)

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Michel Wintsch/Christian Weber/Christian WolfarthWilisau ... CD
Hat Hut (Switzerland), 2013. New Copy .... $19.99
Very open, spacious sounds from pianist Michel Wintsch – working here at a level that goes far beyond the usual trio mode – neither straight nor free, but a really evocative sound space in between! The performance is from the Willisau jazz festival, but has the intimacy of some ... read more CD

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Wishful ThinkingWishful Thinking ... CD
Clean Feed (Portugal), 2007. Used .... $11.99
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Michael Wollny, Eva Kruse, Eric SchaeferEM3 ... CD
Act (Germany), 2008. Used .... $9.99
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(Out of print. Promo sticker over barcode.)

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Francis WongGathering Of Ancestors ... CD
Asian Improv, 1999. Used .... $5.99
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(Out of print.)

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Francis WongLegends & Legacies ... CD
Asian Improv, 2004. Used .... $7.99
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John WoodSay Hey (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Los Angeles Phonograph/P-Vine (Japan), 1978. New Copy .... $28.99
One of the few albums ever cut by pianist John Wood – and like all of his sets, a real indie jazz treasure that's well worth discovering! Wood's got this amazingly deft style on the keys – one that's inherently rhythmic, but never showy – always fit perfectly with the album's ... read more CD

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Rickey WoodardCalifornia Cooking ... CD
Candid (Germany), 1991. Used .... $7.99
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Phil WoodsAt The Village Vanguard (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Antilles/Polystar (Japan), 1982. Used .... $18.99
Phil Woods plays both alto and clarinet – in a quartet with Hal Galper on piano! CD
(Out of print Japanese pressing.)

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Phil WoodsCool Woods ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1999. New Copy .... $22.99
Nothing too cool here – just great soulful sounds from the mighty Phil Woods – blowing in a relaxed, easygoing setting that brings out some of his greatest tones from the time! Phil's got a combo here with Junko Onishi on piano, Ron Carter on bass, and Bill Goodwin on drums – all ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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New Phil WoodsIntegrity – The New Phil Woods Quintet Live ... CD
Red (Italy), 1985. New Copy 2CD .... Just Sold Out!
A stunner of a set from reedman Phil Woods – just the kind of record to remind us how great he is all over again – even though we've loved so much of his music for years! Phil's working here in that brilliant 80s quintet that includes Tom Harrell on trumpet and Hal Galper on piano ... read more CD

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Phil WoodsLive From The Showboat ... CD
RCA (Japan), 1976. New Copy 2 CDs .... $18.99
A double-length, ultra-cool set from saxophonist Phil Woods – yet another aspect of his great body of work from the 70s, and a live date that features Woods at the head of a sextet! The group here features acoustic piano, electric guitar, bass, drums, and percussion – all used in ways ... read more CD

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Phil WoodsPhil Woods & The Japanese Rhythm Machine Live In Tokyo ... CD
BMG (Japan), 1975. New Copy .... $13.99
Key proof that Phil Woods kept on growing tremendously well into the 70s – pushing way past the Bird-inspired sound of his youth, into a whole new space of expression on alto sax! Woods is working here on a rare non-US date with his Japanese Rhythm Machine group – an acoustic trio that ... read more CD

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Phil WoodsReal Life ... CD
Chesky, 1991. Used .... $7.99
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Phil Woods & Franco D'AndreaOur Monk ... CD
Philology (Italy), 1994. Used .... $22.99
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(Out of print.)

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Phil Woods & Gene QuillPhil & Quill ... LP
RCA, 1956. Near Mint- .... Just Sold Out!
A wonderful twin-alto session from the mid 50s – and one of our favorites from the RCA jazz years! Gene Quill was always one of the crisper, tighter alto talents of the time, and he's ably paired here with a young Phil Woods – an equally crisp player at this point in his career, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s Japanese pressing – in great shape!)

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Phil Woods QuartetPhil Talks With Quill (Jazz Odyssey pressing) ... LP
Columbia, 1957. Very Good+ .... $2.99
An incredible meeting of two vastly underrated alto talents! Phil Woods got plenty of opportunities to record as a leader in the 50s, but altoist Gene Quill was often buried in bigger groups – a fact that makes this album one of the few chances to really hear him shine! Woods and Quill work ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Jazz Odyssey pressing from 1980.)

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Phil Woods, Gene Quill, Jackie McLean, & OthersBird Feathers ... CD
Prestige (Japan), 1957. New Copy .... $22.99
A really great title for this classic late 50s set – as the record showcases a host of young alto players who've all come up in the generation of Charlie Parker – but who are each bringing their own sense of style to the instrument! There's hardly any "bird feathers" here ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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Woodstock Workshop Orchestra (Karl Berger)New Moon ... LP
Palcoscenico (Italy), 1979. Very Good+ .... $18.99
With Karl Berger on vibes, Peter Apfelbaum on tenor, Tom Cora on cello, Don Davis on reeds, Trilok Gurtu on percussion, Lee Konitz on alto, Oliver Lake on alto and flute, and Leroy Jenkins on violin. LP, Vinyl record album

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Nate WooleyPut Your Hands Together (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Clean Feed (Portugal), 2010. Used Gatefold .... $11.99
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Billy WootenEvening On The Canal ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 1995. New Copy .... $28.99
A rare live set from vibes legend Billy Wooten – recorded sometime in the mid 90s, but with a funky feel that's like his best music from the 70s! The Vida Bole Ensemble backs Billy up – giving him a tight large group push that makes for plenty of great rhythms – both funky drums ... read more CD

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Billy WootenLive At The Madame Theater ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 1994. New Copy .... $28.99
A smoking live set from vibesman Billy Wooten – recorded with a slightly Latin mode, thanks to backing from his hip Music Royale ensemble! Wooten's vibes are as sharp and soulful here as on any of his great 70s recordings – and the added fire of the Latin group really helps Billy find ... read more CD

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Billy WootenLost Tapes ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 1970s. New Copy .... $28.99
Rare material from Indianapolis vibesman Billy Wooten – previously unreleased tracks that start with his years in The Wooden Glass, then stretch out into even more obscure territory! The first 3 tracks on the set are all live jams with plenty of heavy vibes from Billy – tracks that ... read more CD

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New Billy Wooten with Richard Groove HolmesPlace To Start ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 1986. Used .... $23.99
A lost chapter of genius from vibes player Billy Wooten – and a great one too! The set's a rare outing with Hammond giant Groove Holmes – laid out nicely here in a quartet setting that offers up plenty of Billy's great vibes mixed with the organ – in a mode that's very different ... read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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Bernie WorrellElevation – The Upper Air – Solo Piano ... CD
MOD Technologies, 2013. New Copy Gatefold .... $13.99 14.99
A really surprising change from keyboardist Bernie Worrell – not the funky electric work he cut with George Clinton, nor the darker sounds he did with Bill Laswell – but a sublime album of solo piano that shows a whole new side of Bernie's talents! The album is produced by Laswell, but ... read more CD

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New Frank WrightUnity ... CD
ESP, 1974. Used .... $19.99
A blistering live performance from the legendary Frank Wright – issued here for the first time ever, and easily one of his most intense recordings of the 70s! The material was recorded at the Moers Festival in 1974 – and it features Wright's tenor alongside the bass of Alan Silva, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Frank Wright TrioFrank Wright Trio ... CD
ESP (Germany), 1965. Used .... $9.99
A freewheeling workout in the classic ESP mode – tenor saxophonist Frank Wright's first album as a leader, and a majestic little session that easily stands alongside the best from Albert Ayler and Archie Shepp at the time! The format here is a bit like that of Ayler's ESP work – as ... read more CD

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Leo WrightSoul Talk ... LP
Vortex, 1963. Very Good .... Just Sold Out!
A rare soul jazz session from alto saxophonist Leo Wright – a player that we mostly know from his bossa work of the early 60s! The session's extremely noteworthy as being one of the few to feature female organist Gloria Coleman – a player with whom Wright worked on her classic 1963 ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has some wear & a promo sticker.)

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Leo WrightSuddenly The Blues ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1962. New Copy .... $15.99
A record of incredible beauty from the great Leo Wright – and one that we'd never part with at all! Wright's one of those excellent players from the 60s who never really gets his due – largely because he was always hiding behind larger groups, and because he left the US in the decade ... read more CD

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New Jan Ptaszyn WroblewskiSweet Beat ... LP
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1972. Near Mint- .... Just Sold Out!
Way more than just a sweet beat – because everything about these grooves is great – a rich array of jazzy tracks from Polish reedman Jan Ptasyn Wroblewski, cut in a style that rivals the best European jazz sides of the late 60s – but also done with an occasional soundtrack vibe as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small split on the spine, but is nice overall.)
Also available Sweet Beat (plus bonus tracks) ... CD 9.99

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Jan Ptaszyn WroblewskiSweet Beat (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Polskie Nagrania/GAD (Poland), 1972. New Copy .... $9.99
Way more than just a sweet beat – because everything about these grooves is great – a rich array of jazzy tracks from Polish reedman Jan Ptasyn Wroblewski, cut in a style that rivals the best European jazz sides of the late 60s – but also done with an occasional soundtrack vibe as ... read more CD

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Tsuyoshi YamamotoMidnight Sugar (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Think (Japan), 1974. New Copy .... $28.99
The midnight sugar here comes from pianist Tsuyoshi Yamamoto – who's playing with a soulful, bluesy sort of style – one that reminds us a bit of Ray Bryant back in the 60s, but which also comes across here with a fair bit of lighter, lyrical touches as well! As with other Three Blind ... read more CD
(Blu Spec CD.)

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Tsuyoshi Yamamoto TrioLive At The Misty (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Think (Japan), 1974. New Copy .... $28.99
Long tracks and plenty of room to groove – a really great little session from Japanese pianist Tsuyoshi Yamamoto, and one with some added conga to boot! Don't confuse this one with Yamamoto's other 70s date with Misty in the name, because this album's a live one – and it comes across ... read more CD
(Blu Spec CD.)

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Tsuyoshi Yamamoto TrioMisty ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Think (Japan), 1974. New Copy .... $28.99
Not "Misty" in an Errol Garner sense – although Tsuyoshi Yamamoto serves up his own version of the tune here – and instead a hip set from the Three Blind Mice scene of the 70s, with a very open, freewheeling approach to piano trio work! Yamamoto's a bit straighter than some ... read more CD
(Blu Spec CD.)

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YappSymbolic Heads ... LP
No Business (Lithuania), 2013. New Copy .... $26.99
An unusual name for a jazz group, but a great combo who've really got a way for making some very fresh sounds – all while staying in some relatively tuneful territory! These guys are modern, and clearly informed by improvisation – but also have a sense of rhythm that makes the tunes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 300 copies.)

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New YellowjacketsBlue Hats ... CD
Warner, 1997. Used .... $4.99
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New YellowjacketsClub Nocturne ... CD
Warner, 1998. Used .... Just Sold Out!
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(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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YellowjacketsFour Corners ... CD
MCA, 1987. Used .... $2.99
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(Out of print.)

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New YellowjacketsMenage A Trois ... CD
Warner, 1983. Used .... $13.99
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(Out of print.)

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YellowjacketsShades ... LP
MCA, 1986. Very Good+ .... $1.99
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(Cover has a piece of clear tape and some marker on front.)

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Eldee Young & Ruben DeAndreaI Thought About You ... CD
Ambilious, 1994. Used .... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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Larry YoungGroove Street ... LP
Prestige, 1962. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
A very tight early session by the great organist Larry Young! The album's quite different than Young's later Blue Note work – more in-the-pocket soul jazz, but filled with the expansive sensibility that would later have him take off for the heavens. The biggest example of this tendency is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Larry YoungInto Somethin' ... LP
Blue Note, 1964. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
An incredible album from the man that changed the way the world hears the Hammond! This album was Larry Young's first for Blue Note – and it's a mindblowing batch of tunes that push the organ into realms that had never been heard of in jazz. Young's got a real penchant for a modal groove ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Larry YoungLarry Young's Fuel ... LP
Arista, 1975. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
Quite possibly the greatest Larry Young album of the post-Blue Note years – and a massive bit of funk that totally redefines his sound! Larry's working here with his hip group Fuel – an ensemble that features Laura Logan on lead vocals, giving the tunes a real focus through her lyrics ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Larry YoungLawrence Of Newark ... LP
Perception, 1973. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
Incredible stuff from the jazz underground of Newark! This is one of the rarest albums ever recorded by jazz organist Larry Young – cut for the tiny Perception label during the early 70s, and featuring some of the cream of the New Jersey jazz underground. The album's got playing that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Larry YoungOf Love & Peace ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1966. New Copy .... $18.99
The most free-thinking Larry Young album of the 60s – and that's saying a lot, considering the rest of his work! The session's quite an unusual one – with two drummers in the group, grounding a sextet that features Larry on organ, James Spaulding on alto and flute, Herbert Morgan on ... read more CD
(SHMCD.)

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New Larry YoungUnity ... LP
Blue Note, Mid 60s. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
A brilliant album that would forever change the way the organ was used in jazz! The set's the greatest contribution ever from organist Larry Young – a lean and modal session recorded with help from a young quartet that includes Woody Shaw, Joe Henderson, and Elvin Jones – all leaping ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lester YoungSwinging Lester Young ... LP
Score, Late 40s/1958. Good .... $9.99
A late-50s issue of some of Prez's early bop sides – mostly recorded in LA, with groups that include players like Dodo Marmarosa, Red Callender, Willie Smith, Curtis Counce, Howard McGhee, and Chico Hamilton. Tracks include "DB Blues", "Jumpin At Mesner's", "She's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Maroon label Score pressing with deep groove. Cover has a split top seam & some light wear.)

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YuganautThis Musicship ... CD
ESP, 2006. Used .... $4.99
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