All Categories — All Formats




Items/page
CDs (10) new/usedLPs (48) new/used7-Inch (2 used)All (60)* Search:

Argo (label)

 

Sort by
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Lorez AlexandriaSing No Sad Songs For Me ... LP
Argo, Early 60s. Very Good- ... $14.99
An amazing album by Lorez Alexandria – probably our favorite-ever work by her! The record features arrangements by Riley Hampton, the Chicago soul genius who did work for a number of the city's best artists – most notably Walter Jackson – and his mixture of soul, strings, and ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing, with deep groove. Side 1 has a mark that clicks a bit on one track. Cover has some wear, some stains, a bit of seam splitting, and the remnants of a sticker.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Benny Bailey, Ake Persson, & OthersMusic Of Quincy Jones ... LP
Argo, 1960. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
An excellent album that's a perfect document of the strong impact that Quincy Jones had in the transatlantic jazz scene of the late 50s and early 60s. The set was recorded in 1960, and features two players that Quincy would leave behind in Europe to have a huge influence on the scene. Trumpeter ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo with deep groove. Cover has some wear.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New CoplandGrohg/Prelude For Chamber Orchestra/Hear Ye! Hear Ye! – Oliver Knussen/Cleveland Orchestra/London Sinfonietta ... CD
Argo, 1993. Used ... $2.99
(Classical) CD
(Out of print.)


CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
DellsGood-Bye Mary Ann/After You ... 7-inch
Argo, Early/Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Labels have some pen and a small sticker.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Lou DonaldsonCole Slaw ... LP
Argo, 1964. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Poppa Lou in a straight soul jazz format, recorded in the mid 60's, between his two stints for Blue Note. He's playing here with his solid combo that includes Herman Foster on piano, and they're backed up by Ray Baretto on conga, for a nice rolling groove. Tracks include "Soul Gumbo", ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label Argo pressing.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Lou DonaldsonMusty Rusty ... LP
Argo, 1965. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great mid 60s session by Lou Donaldson – a bridge between his earlier Blue Note recordings and his styles of the mid and late 60s, featuring an electric group with Billy Gardner on organ, Grant Green on guitar, Ben Dixon on drums, and Bill Hardman on trumpet. The tracks have the same tight ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Cadet pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Richard EvansRichard's Almanac ... LP
Argo, 1959. Very Good+ ... $24.99
A rare early trio session from bassist Richard Evans – known much more famously for his late 60s soul and jazz arrangements at Chess! The set's not only unique for it's exposure of Evans as a jazz artist, but it also marks one of the first appearances of pianist Jack Wilson – still a ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label Argo pressing, with deep groove. Cover has some old tape on the top seam.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Art FarmerOut Of The Past ... CD
GRP/Argo, 1960/1961. Used ... $9.99
A great CD that combines most of the material on Art's two albums for Argo – Art (1960) and Perception (1961). Art is a beautiful album of understated brilliance – one of Farmer's early shifts into the sublime, an easily blown batch of trumpet tracks played with trio backing by Tommy ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Art FarmerPerception ... CD
Argo/Universal (Japan), 1961. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
An amazingly beautiful set of tracks from Art Farmer – playing here with superb accompaniment from a young Harold Mabern on piano, in a laidback quartet format that really lets Art open up! Art's playing is fresh and creative throughout – never too over the top, and always blown with ... (Jazz) read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Art Farmer & Benny Golson JazztetBig City Sounds ... LP
Argo, 1960. Very Good- ... $14.99
Massively soulful, massively stepping – and one of the greatest albums ever from the team of Art Farmer and Benny Golson! The record sparkles with an amazing edge – rhythm totally in place from the trio of Cedar Walton, Tommy Williams, and Albert Heath – and horns braced over the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Gray label Argo pressing, with deep groove. Back cover has a bit of pen.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Bunky GreenTestifyin' Time ... LP
Argo, 1965. Used ... Out Of Stock
A really great little record – and one that goes way past the hokey soul jazz reference you might guess from the title! Bunky Green's definitely "testifyin" on the set – but he's really moving past 60s soul jazz cliches, and never falling into some of the too-gospelly notes ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Argo pressing.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Al GreyNight Song ... LP
Argo, 1962. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of the few fantastic collaborations between trombonist Al Grey and tenor saxophonist Billy Mitchell – made even better by some work on vibes from a young Bobby Hutcherson! The groove here is earthy and bluesy – quite a different setting than Hutcherson's modernist sides for Blue ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear, a cutout hole, partially split top and bottom seams, a small rip at the opening, and some staining on the back along the opening.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Johnny GriffinJohnny Griffin (aka JG) ... LP
Argo, Late 50s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Excellent early work by Johnny Griffin – a rare quartet session recorded in Chicago, with the same lineup (Junior Mance & Wilbur Ware) that appeared with him on Ware's legendary Chicago Scene album! The tracks are straight-ahead quartet hardbop – short, but with great tenor work by ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Argo pressing, with deep groove. Cover has some wear, partially split seams, a small rip in one corner, and some light stains on the back.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Jimmy GrissomWorld Of Trouble/Mean And Evil Woman Blues ... 7-inch
Argo, 1963. Very Good ... $4.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Barry HarrisBreakin' It Up ... LP
Argo, 1958. Used ... Out Of Stock
A hard to find early album by the great Detroit pianist Barry Harris! Barry's playing here in a trio with William Austin on bass and Frank Gant on drums, and the tracks have a definite boppish quality to them – more straight ahead than some of the flowing lines he brought to later work in ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Argo pressing with a deep groove. Vinyl is clean, and cover is great!)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Shakey HortonSoul Of Blues Harmonica (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Argo (Japan), 1964. New Copy ... $13.99
With a record like this, it's clear that Shakey Horton's the soul of blues harmonica – if not the king as well! The album's filled with wonderful instrumentals that really focus Horton's talents strongly – not used just as flavoring or an occasional solo to spice up a tune – but ... (Blues) read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Chubby JacksonChubby's Back ... LP
Argo, 1957. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
With a name like Chubby, the set ought to be a snoozer – but it swings nicely, thanks to some strong bass work by Jackson! The group's a Chicago ensemble, featuring lesser-known players of the 50s – like Vito Price, Cy Touff, Don Lamond, and Jimmy Gourley – plus trombone by Bill ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Argo pressing with deep groove.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Illinois JacquetBosses Of The Ballad ... LP
Argo, 1964. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Illinois Jacquet's gutsy tenor sound is restrained a bit in this beautiful set of Cole Porter ballads, played with accompaniment by a small orchestra of woodwinds and strings – but the sound is great throughout, thanks to some wonderfully deep tones and great production! Benny Golson and Tom ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beige label Argo pressing with deep groove.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Illinois JacquetMessage ... LP
Argo, 1963. Near Mint- ... $7.99
A really hard groover from Illinois Jacquet's later years on Chess – a solidly smoking session that features plenty of organ and guitar! There's a gutbuckety groove here that's a lot like some of Willis Jackson's best work on Prestige at the time – a style that's based around the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing. Cover has a cut corner and a small sticker.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Ahmad JamalAhmad Jamal – The Ahmad Jamal Trio Volume IV ... LP
Argo, 1958. Very Good- ... Just Sold Out!
Magical early work from Ahmad Jamal – a scintillating blend of piano, percussion, and bass – with a sound that was incredibly fresh at the time, and which still sounds pretty much so to our ears! The album crackles with imagination and rhythm – really hitting on all burners ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Argo pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Ahmad JamalAhmad Jamal's Alhambra (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Argo/Universal (Japan), 1961. Used ... $14.99
Not just a wonderful record for the music, but also for the classic cover image too – a photo of Ahmad Jamal's righteous night club The Alhambra – an Eastern-themed spot on Chicago's Michigan Ave, where Jamal made some incredible music for a few short years! Jamal was one of the few ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Ahmad JamalChamber Music Of The New Jazz ... CD
Verve/Argo, 1955. Used ... $11.99
Beautiful work from Jamal's early Chicago years – and a perfectly titled set that really gets at the differences he made in modern jazz! The tunes are wonderfully fluid, soulful, and swinging – but not in the gutbuckety style of other trios of the time, more in a lightly modern style ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Ahmad JamalChamber Music Of The New Jazz (green cover) ... LP
Argo, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $8.99
Beautiful work from Jamal's early Chicago years – and a perfectly titled set that really gets at the differences he made in modern jazz! The tunes are wonderfully fluid, soulful, and swinging – but not in the gutbuckety style of other trios of the time, more in a lightly modern style ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Ahmad JamalJamal At The Pershing Vol 2 ... LP
Argo, 1958. Very Good- ... $5.99
The part 2 to Jamal's classic Pershing set – But Not For Me – featuring more material from the same date, one of the most successful live piano recordings of the time! Jamal is quite at home in the setting – grooving with his trio of Israel Crosby on bass and Vernell Fournier on ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Gray label Argo pressing, with deep groove. Cover has a bent corner and a small sticker. Label has a sticker.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Ahmad JamalListen To The Ahmad Jamal Quintet ... LP
Argo, 1960. Very Good ... $6.99
A nicely expanded take on the Ahmad Jamal sound of the early 60s – one that adds in guitar from Ray Crawford and violin from Joe Kennedy to Jamal's usual trio grooving! The main focus here is often still on the core group – which features Israel Crosby on bass and Vernell Fournier on ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Gray label Argo pressing with deep groove. Vinyl has a mark that clicks on "Ahmad's Waltz".)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Ahmad JamalNaked City Theme ... LP
Argo, 1964. Used ... Out Of Stock
A brilliant album from Jamal – one of his best for Argo! The set's a live one, caught at the Jazz Workshop in San Francisco – but it's got a freer and more expansive sound than some of his Chicago live sets from the earlier part of the decade. The trio's part of the reason for that ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Cadet pressing. Cover has a cutout hole and a small name in pen on back.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Etta JamesEtta James Rocks The House (colored vinyl – with bonus tracks) ... LP
Argo/Jackpot, 1964. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Searing stuff – easily one of Etta James' greatest albums! The set is a non-stop jam, recorded live at the New Era Club in Nashville before a small and screaming crowd – a perfect performance all the way through, one that showcases Etta as she rarely sounded on vinyl during the 1960s. ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(On blue colored vinyl.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Budd JohnsonFrench Cookin' ... LP
Argo, 1963. Very Good ... $14.99
Groovy little record that has this funky tenor giant playing a bunch of tracks with a Frenchy feel to them. Budd's joined by Hank Jones on piano, plus Kenny Burrell on guitar, and a nice Latin rhythm section that includes Joe Venuto on vibes and marimba and Willie Rodriguez on percussion. The ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Argo pressing with deep groove. Cover & labels have a drillhole. Cover has some light wear.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Ramsey LewisBarefoot Sunday Blues ... LP
Argo, 1963. Very Good+ ... $7.99
One of the strongest early albums by the Ramsey Lewis Trio – especially because it features some great original material! The group – with the usual Redd Holt and Eldee Young lineup – is augmented by Chris White on a few tracks, who plays bass while Young switches to cello, an ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Gray label Argo pressing.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Ramsey LewisHour With The Ramsey Lewis Trio ... LP
Argo, 1959. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Quite a rare thing for a jazz album of the time – nearly 60 minutes of music on one disc, something that was almost unheard-of in the days of 30 minute sessions! As the notes explain, the whole thing sounded so good that the engineer let the tape run more than he might in a usual set – ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Cadet pressing with deep groove.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Ramsey LewisIn Crowd ... CD
Argo, 1965. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Easily one of the biggest selling jazz albums of the 60s – a crowning achievement for Ramsey Lewis and his popular trio with Eldee Young on bass and Redd Holt on drums! The set was recorded live at the Bohemian Caverns in DC, and the trio are perfect in the setting – going at the ... (Jazz) read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Ramsey LewisIn Crowd ... LP
Argo, 1965. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Easily one of the biggest selling jazz albums of the 60s – a crowning achievement for Ramsey Lewis and his popular trio with Eldee Young on bass and Redd Holt on drums! The set was recorded live at the Bohemian Caverns in DC, and the trio are perfect in the setting – going at the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Argo pressing.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Ramsey LewisNever On Sunday ... LP
Argo, 1961. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Simple genius from the classic Ramsey Lewis Trio – Ramsey on piano, Eldee Young on bass, and Red Holt on drums! The tunes are a strong mix of originals, standards, and some nice bits from odd sources – all arranged by Ramsey and crew to make strong use of their well-styled blend of ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Argo pressing, with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Ramsey LewisSound Of Christmas ... LP
Argo, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A classic – and probably one of the best-selling Christmas jazz albums of all time! Ramsey and his classic trio with Redd Holt and Eldee Young serve up a tight set of grooves based around Holiday favorites like "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town", "Winter Wonderland", "He ... (Holiday Music) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono Cadet pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Ramsey LewisStretching Out ... LP
Argo, 1960. Used ... Out Of Stock
Not much stretching going on here, as most tracks are three minutes or under – but Ramsey's in fine fine form, working with the classic Young/Holt trio lineup, crafting very groovy little numbers that have a lot more going on underneath than you'd expect from the surface! Includes the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Argo pressing.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Ramsey Lewis TrioBossa Nova ... LP
Argo, 1962. Near Mint- ... $9.99
One of the most unique albums from Ramsey Lewis' early years at Chess Records – a spare set of bossa groovers that has the Lewis trio with Eldee Young and Redd Holt augmented by added Brazilian percussion and guitar! The sound is spare, sharp, and soulful – and the record's one of the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Argo pressing with deep groove. Cover has some light wear.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Ramsey Lewis TrioMore Sounds Of Christmas ... LP
Argo, 1964. Near Mint- ... $9.99
The follow-up to Ramsey's famous Sounds of Christmas album – and even better than the first! The record features Ramsey's trio with Eldee Young, plus guest work by Cleveland Eaton on bass and a young Steve McCall on drums! Plus, a number of tracks feature larger backing by a jazz group ... (Holiday Music) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cadet stereo pressing in an alternate cover.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New MJT+3Daddy-O Presents MJT+3 ... LP
Argo, 1960. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of the rarest albums of Chicago jazz from the 50s – and one of the greatest, too! Although Walter Perkins' MJT+3 went onto cut a number of records on Vee Jay with a different lineup, this early session features an all-Chicago lineup that differs from the later one, which was augmented by ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Argo pressing. Cover has wear, heavy aging on the back and masking tape along all seams.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New James MoodyAnother Bag ... LP
Argo, 1962. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Hip, angular, post-bop material from James Moody – the kind of album that made him one of the key soul jazz innovators of the 60s! The session's one of Moody's excellent outings with arranger Tom McIntosh – a young talent who helped re-shape Moody's musical vision with his deeply ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label Argo pressing with deep groove. Cover has a stain along the opening.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New James MoodyComin' On Strong ... LP
Argo, 1963. Used ... Out Of Stock
A prime Argo gem from James Moody – and key proof that when he wanted to, he could be one of the hippest cats working in 60s jazz! The approach here is subtle, but amazing – a blend of hardbop with some of the more modern ideas that were coming up in the post-bop generation from the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Brown label Argo pressing. Cover has a center split on the bottom seam and some wear, with two promo stamps and some stains on the back.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
James MoodyFlute N The Blues ... LP
Argo, 1956. Good+ ... $7.99
One of James Moody's first albums for Argo – and an album that features him shifting from tenor sax over to flute – and playing in a slyly seductive way that would have great implications for generations of soul jazz musicians for years to come! The sound here is never sleepy – ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(First black label Argo pressing – flat edges, deep groove, and "creative" as part of the Argo ship logo on the front! Cover has some wear and split top & bottom seams.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
James MoodyJames Moody (1959) ... LP
Argo, 1959. Very Good ... $2.99
Great work from Moody's "second phase" – the post-Overbrook time in which he picks up the flute, drops a bit of the bop style, and starts working in a much more complicated style that showed that he had a hell of a lot of room to grow as an artist! This album's Moody's second for ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Gray label Argo pressing, with deep groove. Cover has light wear. Vinyl plays with some crackles.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New James MoodyMoody's Mood For Love ... LP
Argo, 1956/1957. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Pivotal work from James Moody! The record was cut at a time when Moody was completely reinventing himself – shifting from the hard bopper of earlier years, into a sophisticated, slightly exotic player with an interest in mixing many different styles into a unique soul jazz vision. As part ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Argo pressing with deep groove.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Oliver NelsonFantabulous ... CD
Argo/Verve, 1964. Used ... $8.99
A cool cooker from Oliver Nelson – one of the few 60s albums he cut as a leader with the same sense of soul and swing as his backings for other players! The sound here is right up there with Nelson's work with Jimmy Smith over at Verve – soaring, soulful arrangements that sparkle in ... (Jazz) read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Herb PilhoferHerb Pilhofer Trio ... LP
Argo, 1959. Very Good ... $4.99
A rare jazz side from Herb – who did a lot more sound library-type recordings! Features Stuard Anderson on bass and Dale Olinger on guitar – with titles that include "Trio", "Valse Hot", "Sweets", and "Godchild". (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
RawsthorneString Quartets No 1, 2, & 3 – Alberni String Quartet ... LP
Argo (UK), 1966. Very Good+ ... $4.99
(Classical) LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl is great – just has a few light surface marks from the plastic inner sleeve.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Thornel Schwartz with Bill Leslie (& Larry Young)Soul Cookin' ... LP
Argo, 1962. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great bit of Hammond jazz – featuring Jimmy Smith's sometime guitarist Thornel Schwarz heading up a combo that includes Bill Leslie on tenor, and Larry Young on organ (although he's billed on this set as Lawrence Olds!) Young plays in a similar vein to his Prestige recordings from the same ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Zoot SimsZoot (Argo) ... LP
Argo, 1956. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An obscure session for Zoot Sims – but a nice one! The group's a quartet – with Johnny Williams on piano, Gus Johnson on drums, and Knobby Totah on bass – and Zoot's blowing in an unfettered setting that reminds us a bit of Sonny Stitt in similar settings at the same time! ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label Cadet pressing in a black & white cover, with a cutout notch, some wear, and clear tape on the top seam.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Sonny StittMove On Over ... LP
Argo, 1963. Very Good+ ... $1.99
A bit rough around the edges, but a very tasty set from Stitt! The album's sort of free-spun organ set – with Stitt on alto and tenor, Joe Diorio on guitar, Eddie Buster on Hammond, and work by the great Nicky Hill on alto. Tracks are loosely put together – almost in a one-take mode, ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has some wear and a cutout notch.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Sonny StittRearin Back ... LP
Argo, 1962. Very Good ... $8.99
A great little groover from Sonny Stitt – blowing here with a very soulful group that features piano by soul jazz giant Ronnie Matthews! Matthews is at his prime here, and his heavy left-handed approach lays out some wonderful grooves for Stitt – crackling little tunes that are extra-gr ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label Argo pressing. Cover has a bit of pen on back.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Sonny Stitt & Bennie GreenMy Main Man ... LP
Argo, 1964. Very Good+ ... $5.99
A lost little cooker from Stitt and Green – recorded at a time when they were working together briefly, with backing by a Chicago organ trio that includes Bobby Buster on Hammond, Jo Diorio on guitar, and Dorel Anderson on drums. Tracks are short and fierce, but it's clear that Stitt can ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing. Cover has a cutout notch and split top seam.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Billy TaylorTaylor Made Jazz ... LP
Argo, Late 50s. Very Good ... $11.99
Think what you want about Taylor, this session's a nice little cooker that was cut around the same time as Argo's famous hard swing sets by Paul Gonsalves, Jimmy Woode, and Clark Terry – possibly the same time as those sessions, as they all seem to overlap personnel and mood quite a bit. ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Argo pressing with deep groove. Cover has a vintage price sticker and some splitting on the top & bottom seams.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, Howlin Wolf, & OthersFolk Festival Of The Blues ... CD
Argo (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... $13.99
Not the folk festival you might expect – especially given that the blues here are electric – and a set that was recorded at a small Chicago club, not some stuffy outdoor concert on the east coast! The album's an early powerhouse meeting of the best Chess blues talents at the time ... (Blues) read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
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 ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Baby Face WilletteMo Rock ... LP
Argo, 1964. Used ... Out Of Stock
A screamin' set of organ tracks by the legendary Baby Face Willette – one of the best organists of the early 60s, with a sound that's a lot madder than most! This album's one of two that Baby Face cut for Argo Records in Chicago – and it's a firey trio session with Baby Face wailin' ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Cadet pressing, with deep groove. Cover is worn, with waviness, flaking, staining and a split bottom seam due to moisture.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Lem Winchester & The Ramsey Lewis TrioPerform A Tribute To Clifford Brown ... LP
Argo, 1958. Very Good- ... $7.99
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 ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Argo pressing with deep groove. Cover has a half split top seam and split bottom seam.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Jimmy WoodeColorful Strings Of Jimmy Woode ... LP
Argo, 1957. Very Good+ ... $89.99
An incredible record from bassist Jimmy Woode – quite possibly his only small group session as a leader, and a super-hip album that bridges his work with Duke Ellington and later sides with the Clarke Boland Big Band! The record's got a groove that's far different than anything Woode cut ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label deep groove Argo pressing – in nice shape! Cover has some very light wear in one corner, but overall this is a beautiful copy.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
John YoungYoung John Young ... LP
Argo, Late 50s. Good ... $5.99
John Young was one of a tight core of Chicago soul jazz pianists who strongly influenced that city's jazz tradition. This first LP on Argo is still his best, and it's a darn tough record to find in nice shape. The tracks are simple piano trio material, and a number of them are standards, but ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Argo pressing, with deep groove. Cover has aging, some stains, and partially split top and bottom seams.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
John Young TrioThemes & Things ... LP
Argo, 1961. Good+ ... $3.99
Chicago mainstay John Young offers his own expressive take on pop tunes and film themes from the late 50's and early 60's on this trio side cut for the Argo label (Chess record's jazz wing) in 1961. This trio, featuring William Yancey and Phillip Thomas, served as the rhythm section for many of ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Cadet pressing. Cover has some wear.)
 
 



Top