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Ron CarterJazz, My Romance ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1994. New Copy ... $16.99
A sweet trio set from bassist Ron Carter – done with great piano from Kenny Barron and guitar from Herb Ellis – a really sensitive pair who make things swing gently with Carter throughout! Ron's warm basslines really direct the set strongly – and the lean recording style gives ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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Ron Carter SextetOrfeu ... CD
Blue Note, 1999. Used ... $7.99
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(Original pressing, promotional stamp on CD.)

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New Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock, Joe Henderson, et alTown Hall Concert ... CD
Blue Note, 1985. Used ... Out Of Stock
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(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout mark.)

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Paul ChambersBass On Top (RVG remaster edition – with bonus track) ... CD
Blue Note, 1957. Used ... $3.99
One of the most obscure of the Paul Chambers albums on Blue Note – and one of the most interesting as well! Although best known for his solid rhythm work on late 50s hardbop recordings, Chambers breaks out here with a more introspective, more exploratory style on the bass – using the ... (Jazz) read more CD
(BMG music club pressing.)

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New Don CherryComplete Blue Note Recordings Of Don Cherry ... CD
Blue Note/Mosaic, Mid 60s. Used 2CDs ... Out Of Stock
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(Out of print.)

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New Don CherryComplete Communion ... LP
Blue Note, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Arguably the best of Cherry's albums for Blue Note – and a real masterpiece of soulful avant playing! The group features Cherry on cornet, Gato Barbieri on tenor (and he's incredible, by the way!), Henry Grimes on bass, and Ed Blackwell on drums. Grimes and Blackwell are more than just ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Don CherryComplete Communion ... LP
Blue Note, Late 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Arguably the best of Cherry's albums for Blue Note – and a real masterpiece of soulful avant playing! The group features Cherry on cornet, Gato Barbieri on tenor (and he's incredible, by the way!), Henry Grimes on bass, and Ed Blackwell on drums. Grimes and Blackwell are more than just ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Liberty pressing. Cover has a half split top seam.)

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Don CherryWhere Is Brooklyn? ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... $18.99
Easily one of the most powerful albums ever cut by Don Cherry – a searing set of tracks done for Blue Note in the late 60s – and featuring some tremendous tenor work by Pharoah Sanders! There's a tightness and level of energy here that surpasses even Cherry's other excellent Blue Note ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHM CD pressing!)

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Sonny ClarkBest Of The Blue Note Years ... CD
Blue Note, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... $6.99
8 tracks that do a pretty darn good job of summing up the genius of pianist Sonny Clark during his years at the Blue Note label! The recordings feature Clark in the company of some fierce hardbop groups – with players that include John Coltrane, Hank Mobley, Paul Chambers, Donald Byrd, and ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Sonny ClarkBlues In The Night (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1958. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An overlooked trio session from the great Sonny Clark – and a record that really lives up to its title, with a sweet selection of soulful ballads from the legendary pianist! Given that Sonny always had a slight modern edge, the album's quite different than a record from Oscar Peterson or Red ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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New Sonny ClarkDial S For Sonny ... CD
Blue Note, 1957. Used ... $4.99
Could there be a more classic Blue Note session? From the cover, to the title, to the hardbopping grooves of the set, this Sonny Clark late 50s smoker is one of the label's best! Clark's working here at the height of his powers – leading an all-star group that includes Art Farmer on trumpet ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print Connoisseur pressing.)
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Dial S For Sonny ... LP 9.99
Dial S For Sonny (45rpm – 180 gram pressing) ... LP 42.99

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Sonny ClarkDial S For Sonny ... LP
Blue Note, 1957. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Could there be a more classic Blue Note session? From the cover, to the title, to the hardbopping grooves of the set, this Sonny Clark late 50s smoker is one of the label's best! Clark's working here at the height of his powers – leading an all-star group that includes Art Farmer on trumpet ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Dial S For Sonny ... CD 4.99
Dial S For Sonny (45rpm – 180 gram pressing) ... LP 42.99

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Sonny ClarkDial S For Sonny (45rpm – 180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note/Music Matters, 1957. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $42.99
Could there be a more classic Blue Note session? From the cover, to the title, to the hardbopping grooves of the set, this Sonny Clark late 50s smoker is one of the label's best! Clark's working here at the height of his powers – leading an all-star group that includes Art Farmer on trumpet ... (Jazz) 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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Dial S For Sonny ... LP 9.99
Dial S For Sonny ... CD 4.99

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Sonny ClarkMy Conception ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1957/1959. New Copy ... $18.99
Beautiful hardbop – and one of Sonny Clark's best albums! The My Conception session was originally recorded in 1959, when Clark was at the height of his powers – but it was never issued on vinyl until 1980 – in this rare limited Japanese pressing! The set's got Clark at his most ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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New Sonny ClarkMy Conception ... LP
Blue Note (Japan), 1957/1959. Used ... Out Of Stock
Beautiful hardbop – and one of Sonny Clark's best albums! The My Conception session was originally recorded in 1959, when Clark was at the height of his powers – but it was never issued on vinyl until 1980 – in this rare limited Japanese pressing! The set's got Clark at his most ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a light stain in one corner, some pen notes on the back, and a bit more on the label.)

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Sonny ClarkSonny Clark Quintets (with bonus track) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1957. New Copy ... $18.99
This one will confuse the discographers out there – but it's great Blue Note material by this legendary hardbop pianist! The CD reissues a previous Japanese-only set of unreleased material – called Sonny Clark Quintets – but some of the tracks have since come out on other CDs. 2 ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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New Sonny ClarkSonny's Crib ... CD
Blue Note, 1957. Used ... $5.99
Hard-slamming genius from pianist Sonny Clark – one of his greatest albums for Blue Note, and a real cooker that's served up with an all-star group! Clark's vision has never been tighter or fuller than on this album – save, perhaps, for the magnificent Cool Struttin – and his ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Connoisseur CD series.)
Also available Sonny's Crib ... LP 9.99

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Sonny ClarkSonny's Crib ... LP
Blue Note, 1957. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Hard-slamming genius from pianist Sonny Clark – one of his greatest albums for Blue Note, and a real cooker that's served up with an all-star group! Clark's vision has never been tighter or fuller than on this album – save, perhaps, for the magnificent Cool Struttin – and his ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Sonny's Crib ... CD 5.99

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New Sonny ClarkStandards ... CD
Blue Note, 1958. Used ... $9.99
A great collection of material from Sonny Clark – recorded in 1958, but not issued at the time, most likely because Sonny was already releasing so many other albums for Blue Note! The CD features 14 tracks in all – all played in trio format – and all tunes are standards, as you'd ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Ornette ColemanLove Call ... CD
Blue Note, 1968. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the two quartet sessions that Ornette cut for Blue Note in the late 60's – and tight mature work like the New York Is Now sides, recorded in the company of Dewey Redman and the Coltrane rhythm section of Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones, which offers a contrasting perspective to most of ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Love Call (with bonus tracks) ... CD 19.99

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New Ornette ColemanLove Call ... LP
Blue Note, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
One of the two quartet sessions that Ornette cut for Blue Note in the late 60s – and tight mature work like the New York Is Now sides, recorded in the company of Dewey Redman and the Coltrane rhythm section of Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones, which offers a contrasting perspective to most of ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Love Call (with bonus tracks) ... CD 19.99

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Ornette ColemanLove Call (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $19.99
Bold, righteous work from Ornette Coleman – an album that really shows the more open energy he'd taken on at the end of the 60s – a sense of new fire and unbridled energy that makes the album a non-stop powerhouse all the way through! In addition to Ornette's own smoking work on alto, ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD.)

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New Ornette ColemanOrnette Coleman Trio At The Golden Circle Vol 1 ... LP
Blue Note, 1965. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Important mid 60s work from Ornette – and one of the few recordings of this format to see larger release at the time! The set captures Ornette in a much freer style than heard on his Atlantic recordings from a few years before – paying alto, violin, and trumpet, in a trio with David ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Vinyl has cosmetic sleeve residue. Cover has a bit of light wear, a bumped corner, and a bit of pen.)

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New Ornette ColemanOrnette Coleman Trio At The Golden Circle Vol 1 (75th Anniversary Edition) ... LP
Blue Note, 1965. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Important mid 60s work from Ornette – and one of the few recordings of this format to see larger release at the time! The set captures Ornette in a much freer style than heard on his Atlantic recordings from a few years before – paying alto, violin, and trumpet, in a trio with David ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Ornette ColemanOrnette Coleman Trio At The Golden Circle Vol 2 (RVG Edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1965. Used ... Out Of Stock
Important mid 60s work from Ornette – and one of the few recordings of this format to see larger release at the time! The set captures Ornette in a much freer style than heard on his Atlantic recordings from a few years before – paying alto, violin, and trumpet, in a trio with David ... (Jazz) read more CD
(CD case has a cutout hole.)

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New Johnny ColesLittle Johnny C ... CD
Blue Note, 1963. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A rare session as a leader from trumpeter Johnny Coles – a player who cut some great work in the groups of James Moody and Gil Evans, but who shines even more brightly on this classic Blue Note album! Coles really has an ear for finding the hippest side of his instrument – and he blows ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Connoisseur CD series.)

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New John ColtraneBlue Train ... LP
Blue Note, 1957. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
John Coltrane's classic – and only – recording as a leader for Blue Note! The album's no throwaway date, though – as it stands strongly with both Coltrane's other label work of the time, and with the best of the late 50s Blue Note scene – a time when the label was really ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has a cut corner & light wear.)

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New John ColtraneBlue Train (180 gram gatefold pressing) ... LP
Blue Note/Music Matters, 1957. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
John Coltrane's classic – and only – recording as a leader for Blue Note! The album's no throwaway date, though – as it stands strongly with both Coltrane's other label work of the time, and with the best of the late 50s Blue Note scene – a time when the label was really ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Amazing limited edition reissue pressing – with heavy vinyl and gatefold cover!)

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John ColtraneSideman – Trane's Blue Note Sessions (Chambers Music/Whims Of Chambers/Blowing Session/Sonny's Crib) (3CD set) ... CD
Blue Note, Late 50s. New Copy 3 CDS ... $39.99 49.98
John Coltrane only ever cut one album as a leader for Blue Note Records – the monumental Blue Train – but he also recorded on a handful of other sides for the label over the years – all of which are collected here! Truthfully, some of these sets were done for labels that have now ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Elvis Costello & The RootsWise Up – Ghost Remixes & Reworks (10 inch LP) ... LP
Blue Note, 2013. New Copy ... $10.99 12.98
Remixes, reworkings, and beats centric interludes of cuts from Wise Up Ghost – from the supergroup team of Elvis Costello and The Roots – courtesy Stones Throw beats genius Karriem Riggins, contemporary funky soul heavies Menahan Street Band, and Antibalas with Chico Mann! Includes ... (Rock) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Elvis Costello & The RootsWise Up – Ghost Remixes & Reworks (2013 Black Friday Release) ... CD
Blue Note, 2013. New Copy Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Remixes, reworkings, and beats centric interludes of cuts from Wise Up Ghost – from the supergroup team of Elvis Costello and The Roots – courtesy Stones Throw beats genius Karriem Riggins, contemporary funky soul heavies Menahan Street Band, and Antibalas with Chico Mann! Includes ... (Rock) read more CD
Also available Wise Up – Ghost Remixes & Reworks (10 inch LP) ... LP 10.99

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Elvis Costello & The RootsWise Up Ghost ... CD
Blue Note, 2013. New Copy ... $9.99 15.98
A damn surprise to our ears – a record that shouldn't work well, but which succeeds tremendously – bringing all the best part of Elvis Costello and The Roots into play perfectly – with a sound that's unlike anything either of them have ever done before! Costello has way more bite ... (Rock) read more CD

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Kenny CoxIntroducing Kenny Cox & the Contemporary Jazz Quartet ... LP
Blue Note, 1969. Very Good ... $19.99
An overlooked late 60s treasure on Blue Note – one of the few new groups to work on the label at the time, and an up-and-coming modern combo from Detroit! The album's quite unique for a number of reasons – not just because the group was a little-known new signing to the label, but also ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Liberty stereo pressing. Cover has some wear and a sticker in one corner.)

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New Miles DavisMiles Davis (United Artists 2LP set) ... LP
Blue Note/United Artists, Early 50s. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A strange 2LP set – put together in 1971, with a cover and a gatefold format that makes it look like current electric Miles on Columbia, but a track list that features Miles early 50s recordings for Blue Note! The tracks were all recorded by Rudy Van Gelder – and the sessions feature ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Miles DavisMiles Davis Vol 1 (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1952. Used ... $2.99
Excellent early hardbop work by Miles – recorded in 1952 and 1954, and some of his best early sides as a leader! The CD features remastered versions of the material, sparkling with the talents of Rudy Van Gelder – and the sessions feature JJ Johnson, Gil Coggins, Art Blakey, Kenny ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Miles DavisMiles Davis Vol 2 (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1953. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Brilliant early work from Miles – recorded for Blue Note in 1953, featuring a sextet that includes JJ Johnson, Jimmy Heath, Gil Coggins, and Art Blakey. The tracks are short, but show Davis' increasing commitment to pushing the bop envelope – working modern and lyrical ideas into a ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Jack DeJohnetteEarth Walk ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1991. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A post-ECM set from drummer Jack DeJohnette – one that's got a bit more electricity in the mix than before, yet which still has that great sense of energy that Jack gave us with his Special Edition group! The lineup here is youthful – Greg Osby on alto and soprano sax, Gary Thomas on ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD.)

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Sidney DeParis/James P JohnsonOriginal Blue Note Jazz Vol 2 – Sidney DeParis' Blue Note Jazzmen/James P Johnson's Blue Note Jazzmen ... LP
Blue Note, 1944. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $1.99
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(Cover has light wear.)

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New Die 12 Cellisten der Berliner PhilharmonikerRound Midnight ... CD
Blue Note/EMI (UK), 2002. Used ... Out Of Stock
The 12 Cellists Of The Berlin Philharmonic (or Die 12 Cellisten Der Berliner Philharmoniker) are joined by Till Bronner, Simon Rattle, and Janne Saksala. (Jazz) CD

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New Eric DolphyOut To Lunch ... CD
Blue Note, 1964. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Eric Dolphy's lasting classics – and possibly the ultimate album of "new thing" jazz from the mid 60s! The record's got an even sharper edge than previous Dolphy recordings for Prestige – a really unique combination of instrumentation that includes Freddie Hubbard on ... (Jazz) read more CD
(One-step analog master.)

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New Eric DolphyOut To Lunch (75th Anniversary Edition) ... LP
Blue Note, 1964. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
One of Eric Dolphy's lasting classics – and possibly the ultimate album of "new thing" jazz from the mid 60s! The record's got an even sharper edge than previous Dolphy recordings for Prestige – a really unique combination of instrumentation that includes Freddie Hubbard on ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Eric DolphyOut To Lunch (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1964. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Eric Dolphy's lasting classics – and possibly the ultimate album of "new thing" jazz from the mid 60s! The record's got an even sharper edge than previous Dolphy recordings for Prestige – a really unique combination of instrumentation that includes Freddie Hubbard on ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Lou DonaldsonAlligator Bogaloo ... LP
Blue Note, 1967. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Excellent funky work from Lou – and a groundbreaking record that was the first to feature him playing on Blue Note with drummer Idris Muhammad – who is listed on the session under his birth name, Leo Morris! Muhammad gives the album that crackling funky bottom sound that instantly ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Lou DonaldsonBlues Walk ... LP
Blue Note, 1958. Used (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the best of Lou's earlier Blue Note albums – a hard-wailing soul jazz set with some very hip conga in the mix! The group's a really solid one – Lou's famous early quartet – and Herman Foster plays piano, Peck Morrison's on bass, and Dave Bailey's on drums. A young Ray ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue pressing.)

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Lou DonaldsonCosmos ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $19.99
An overlooked funky gem from Lou Donaldson – a later date for Blue Note, done in a style that's a bit expanded from his small combo sets of the 60s – but still filled with plenty of soul and groove! The lineup features core key players Leon Spencer on Hammond, Melvin Sparks on guitar, ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD.)
Also available Cosmos ... CD 16.99

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New Lou DonaldsonCosmos ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1971. Used ... $16.99
An overlooked funky gem from Lou Donaldson – a later date for Blue Note, done in a style that's a bit expanded from his small combo sets of the 60s – but still filled with plenty of soul and groove! The lineup features core key players Leon Spencer on Hammond, Melvin Sparks on guitar, ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)
Also available Cosmos ... CD 19.99

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New Lou DonaldsonCosmos ... LP
Blue Note, 1971. Used ... Out Of Stock
An overlooked funky gem from Lou Donaldson – a later date for Blue Note, done in a style that's a bit expanded from his small combo sets of the 60s – but still filled with plenty of soul and groove! The lineup features core key players Leon Spencer on Hammond, Melvin Sparks on guitar, ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Liberty/UA pressing. Cover has ring & edge wear, a couple of light stains, and some seam splitting.)
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Cosmos ... CD 19.99
Cosmos ... CD 16.99

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New Lou DonaldsonEverything I Do Gonh Be Funky/Minor Bash ... 7-inch
Blue Note, Late 60s. Very Good ... $11.99
Two rare groovers from Lou! "Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky" is Lou's version of the Lee Dorsey hit – and it kicks off with some rare group vocals before hitting a solid New Orleans funk groove. "Minor Bash" is a great jazz stepper – taken at a fast pace, with a ... (Funky 45's) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Liberty/UA pressing. Label has a drillhole.)

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New Lou DonaldsonEverything I Play Is Funky ... LP
Blue Note, 1970. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
The title's no lie – because the album is one of the shining jewels of Lou Donaldson's legendary funk years for Blue Note – that second period when he returned to the label at the end of the 60s, and really helped redefine the sound of soul jazz at the time! The format here is very ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lou DonaldsonHere 'Tis (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1961. Used ... $9.99
Classic 60s soul jazz from Lou Donaldson – and one of the first albums that has him working with Grant Green on guitar and Baby Face Willette on organ! Both players were discovered by Lou and brought to New York for Blue Note – a move that not only helped give the Donaldson sound a ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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Lou DonaldsonHot Dog ... LP
Blue Note, 1969. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $9.99
From the title, to the cover, to the gritty grooves way down in the wax – this has got to be one of the funkiest Blue Note albums ever – a real landmark from the legendary Lou Donaldson! The set kicks off with a hard and heavy groove from the very first note – thanks to some ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lou DonaldsonLou Takes Off ... LP
Blue Note, 1957. Very Good+ ... $28.99
Quite an unusual Lou Donaldson album for Blue Note – much more open-ended than his other sets, with a really hard-jamming sort of sound! Unlike some of Donaldson's tighter dates of the time, which feature more bop-based, song-based shorter tunes – this one's more of a long-form blowing ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UA pressing.)
Also available Lou Takes Off (Japanese pressing) ... CD 11.99

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Lou DonaldsonLou Takes Off (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1967. Used ... $11.99
Quite an unusual Lou Donaldson album for Blue Note – much more open-ended than his other sets, with a really hard-jamming sort of sound! Unlike some of Donaldson's tighter dates of the time, which feature more bop-based, song-based shorter tunes – this one's more of a long-form blowing ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Includes obi.)
Also available Lou Takes Off ... LP 28.99

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Lou DonaldsonLush Life (75th Anniversary Edition) ... LP
Blue Note, 1967. New Copy (reissue)... Around August 25, 2014
An unusual session from the heart of Lou Donaldson's return to Blue Note in the late 60s – a mellower date that stands in strong contrast to his funkier albums of the time! As you might guess from the title, there's a lusher feel going on here – one that has Lou's alto sax augmented by ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Lush Life (RVG remaster edition) ... CD 5.99

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New Lou DonaldsonLush Life (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1967. Used ... $5.99
An unusual session from the heart of Lou Donaldson's return to Blue Note in the late 60s – a mellower date that stands in strong contrast to his funkier albums of the time! As you might guess from the title, there's a lusher feel going on here – one that has Lou's alto sax augmented by ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Lou DonaldsonMan With A Horn (previously unissued material) ... CD
Blue Note, 1961/1963. Used ... $6.99
Hard wailing! Poppa Lou's caught right at the height of his early Blue Note powers here – recorded in 2 different groups on this set of unreleased sessions from the early 60s! Both sets have Lou in a guitar/organ soul jazz setting – with backing by Grant Green on guitar, and either ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, small cutout notch through spine.)

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Lou DonaldsonMr Shing-A-Ling ... LP
Blue Note, 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Funky funky Lou Donaldson – and one of the first albums to feature the tight drum work of Idris Muhammad behind Lou's horn – so early, in fact, that Muhammad's listed here on the label as Leo Morris, which was his original name! The group also features Blue Mitchell on trumpet, Jimmy ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Lou DonaldsonSassy Soul Strut ... LP
Blue Note, 1973. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Plenty of sass, and plenty of soul – a great mix of modes from the mighty Lou Donaldson! The set has Lou expanding his sound a bit from the harder funk of Blue Note dates from a few years before – working with arranger George Butler, who gives the record a cool electric vibe – ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some edge wear.)

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Lou DonaldsonSassy Soul Strut/Pillow Talk ... 7-inch
Blue Note, 1973. Near Mint- ... $8.99
"Sassy Soul Strut" is the title track from Lou's album of the same name. The groove's not as hard as his earlier stuff, but it's not a bad mellow jazz funk cut, in kind of a 70s soundtrack style. "Pillow Talk" is the big Sylvia hit, done in a similar mellow funk style. (Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Blue Note sleeve. Label has some wear and a sticker.)

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Lou DonaldsonSay It Loud! (with bonus track) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... $18.99
One of the greatest Blue Note funky jazz sets of the late 60s – an all-out soul fest headed up by funky Lou Donaldson, and featuring some incredible work on drums from Idris Muhammad – who was still calling himself Leo Morris at this point! Muhammad's work on the drums is fantastic ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD.)

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New Lou DonaldsonSwing & Soul ... LP
Blue Note, 1957. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Pure genius from Lou Donaldson – proof that his voice on the alto sax was one of the freshest in the post-Charlie Parker years! Lou's blowing here with a lively intensity that's clearly inspired by Parker, but which diverges from it quite a bit – taking a similar blend of inspiration ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(63rd St. mono pressing, with deep groove, RVG stamp, and ear! Label has lots of wear and fading, but the record is clean and plays nice and loud. Cover has some light aging and a small bit of pencil – but again is pretty nice overall.)

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Kenny DorhamAfro-Cuban ... CD
Blue Note/Jazz Heritage, 1955. Used ... $7.99
A completely unique little session – and a record that's every bit as musically striking as you might guess from its title and cover! The date's a rare Latin-tinged one for trumpeter Kenny Dorham – a record that takes his usually smooth sound and sets it up against octet backings with ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Jazz Heritage pressing.)
Also available Afro-Cuban (45rpm – 180 gram pressing) ... LP 42.99

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Kenny DorhamAfro-Cuban ... LP
Blue Note, 1955. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
A completely unique little session – and a record that's every bit as musically striking as you might guess from its title and cover! The date's a rare Latin-tinged one for trumpeter Kenny Dorham – a record that takes his usually smooth sound and sets it up against octet backings with ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available
Afro-Cuban (45rpm – 180 gram pressing) ... LP 42.99
Afro-Cuban ... CD 7.99

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Kenny DorhamAfro-Cuban (45rpm – 180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note/Music Matters, 1955. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $42.99
A completely unique little session – and a record that's every bit as musically striking as you might guess from its title and cover! The date's a rare Latin-tinged one for trumpeter Kenny Dorham – a record that takes his usually smooth sound and sets it up against octet backings with ... (Jazz) 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 Afro-Cuban ... CD 7.99

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Kenny DorhamAfro-Cuban (75th Anniversary Edition) ... LP
Blue Note, 1955. New Copy (reissue)... Around July 29, 2014
A completely unique little session – and a record that's every bit as musically striking as you might guess from its title and cover! The date's a rare Latin-tinged one for trumpeter Kenny Dorham – a record that takes his usually smooth sound and sets it up against octet backings with ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available
Afro-Cuban (45rpm – 180 gram pressing) ... LP 42.99
Afro-Cuban ... CD 7.99

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New Kenny DorhamRound About Midnight At The Cafe Bohemia Vol 1 ... LP
Blue Note, 1956. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of our favorite albums ever by Kenny Dorham – and a really different session than his usual studio work! The album captures Kenny in a relaxed live setting, with a bit more dirt on his horn than usual – blowing with a tone that's much more open and a bit less poised – in the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s DMM pressing.)

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Kenny DorhamTrompeta Toccata (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1964. Used ... $13.99
A wonderfully free-thinking set by Kenny Dorham – and a record that really breaks from his earlier work! The album's not exactly experimental, but it features longer tracks with a looser approach than some of Dorham's sweeter shorter work – more in a rhythmically progressive mode that ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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New Kenny DorhamUna Mas (45rpm – 180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note/Music Matters, 1963. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
An excellent groover from Kenny Dorham – possibly one of his best ever albums for Blue Note – a record that shows how much he was pushing past his bop roots in his later years! The tracks are extremely long, and done with a complexity in rhythms that mixes Latin elements with hardbop ... (Jazz) 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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Dr JohnMercernary ... CD
Blue Note, 2006. Used ... $6.99
(Soul) CD

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Thomas DybdahlWhat's Left Is Forever ... CD
Manhattan, 2014. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
Quite a set from Norwegian singer Thomas Dybdahl – at one level a blue-eyed soulster with a flair for weaving his vocals with electronics, at another level a more personal singer-songwriter with a captivating approach to a tune! The music maybe feels a bit like some of the more tuneful ... (Rock) read more CD

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Eliane EliasCross Currents ... LP
Blue Note, 1988. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Lovely work from Eliane Elias – and exactly the set you should turn to if you ever doubted her chops on the piano! Elias starts with a quick rendition of Bud Powell's "Hallucinations", played with a deftness that Toshiko Akiyoshi would appreciate – and the set then runs into ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole , edge wear, and some creases.)

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Eliane EliasEliane Elias Plays Jobim ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1990. New Copy ... $16.99
An early demonstration of Eliane Elias' love of Brazilian music – a wonderful set that's filled with famous tunes penned by Antonio Carlos Jobim – mostly played by Eliane on piano, but also sung in a few spots as well! The group features solid jazz grounding from Eddie Gomez on bass ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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New Eliane EliasEliane Sings Jobim ... CD
Blue Note, 1998. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Eliane Elias really shows off her vocal skills here – singing the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim at a level that really recalls some of the best breathy singers of the 60s – a mode that was especially rare at the time this set was recorded! Eliane definitely references Astrud Gilberto a ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Includes original slipcase.)

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Eliane EliasIllusions ... LP
Blue Note, 1987. Near Mint- ... $13.99
Great early work from Eliane Elias – Brazilian-influenced rhythms, warm piano lines, and a surprising undercurrent of soul! The set features Eliane strongly out front on acoustic piano – working with some elements of other American jazz at the time – kind of that post-fusion ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Duke Ellington/Charles Mingus/Max RoachMoney Jungle ... CD
United Artists/Blue Note, 1962. Used ... $6.99
Rarely are such "meeting of the minds" sessions worth any fuss at all – but in this case, the masterful talents of the players turn what should be a snoozy "common denominator" session into a modernist classic that still crackles with excitement after all these years! The ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Money Jungle (180 gram pressing) ... LP 28.99

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Booker ErvinIn Between ... LP
Blue Note, 1968. Very Good+ ... $29.99
One of the last records that Booker Ervin ever recorded, and one of the best! There's a depth of tone and conception here that goes far beyond even Ervin's already-great albums for Prestige – a mix of modernism and soulful expression that really points the way towards jazz expression in the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Liberty pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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New Booker ErvinTex Book Tenor ... CD
Blue Note, 1968. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Amazing later work from Booker Ervin – far more modern and far-reaching than you'd guess from the "Texas" title in the set! Although Ervin first came onto the scene as a strong-voiced tenorist from a Texas tradition, through the course of the 60s he'd really expanded his musical ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Art FarmerBrass Shout/Aztec Suite ... CD
United Artists/Blue Note, 1959. Used ... $9.99
An amazing 2-in-1 CD – filled with sublime work from the mighty Art Farmer! First up is Brass Shout – a great little album by this wonderful trumpeter – and one that we passed up for years because we were afraid of the words "brass" and "shout" in the title! ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Rachelle FerrellFirst Instrument ... CD
Blue Note, 1990. Used ... $2.99
(Soul) CD

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Floratone (Matt Chamberlain & Bill Frisell)Floratone ... CD
Blue Note, 2007. Used ... Just Sold Out!
(Jazz) CD

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New Frank FosterManhattan Fever (Blue Note) ... LP
Blue Note, 1968. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Lean, righteous blowing from the legendary Frank Foster – one of a handful of extremely hip sessions he cut in the 60s under his own name! The album's the only record Foster ever did for Blue Note – and we dare say it's even better than his previous 60s work on Prestige and Impulse ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Liberty stereo pressing.)
Also available Manhattan Fever (Blue Note) (with previously unreleased album) ... CD 19.99

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Frank FosterManhattan Fever (Blue Note) (with previously unreleased album) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $19.99
Lean, righteous blowing from the legendary Frank Foster – one of a handful of extremely hip sessions he cut in the 60s under his own name! The album's the only record Foster ever did for Blue Note – and we dare say it's even better than his previous 60s work on Prestige and Impulse ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD.)

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Ronnie FosterCheshire Cat ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... $13.99
Wicked keyboards from Ronnie Foster – and a set that really steps forward from his previous two Blue Note albums! The record really has Ronnie moving into a more rounded soul space – singing along with his keyboards, in ways that may well be aimed at making Foster the next Stevie ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Ronnie FosterCheshire Cat ... LP
Blue Note, 1975. Used (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Wicked keyboards from Ronnie Foster – and a set that really steps forward from his previous two Blue Note albums! The record really has Ronnie moving into a more rounded soul space – singing along with his keyboards, in ways that may well be aimed at making Foster the next Stevie ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Cheshire Cat ... CD 13.99

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Ronnie FosterOn The Avenue ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $13.99
Massive keyboard work from Ronnie Foster – one of his sweet funky 70s sets for Blue Note – and a killer all the way through! Ronnie plays a host of cool keys – Hammond, clavinet, and moog – and he's working here with tight production from George Benson, who really helps ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Ronnie FosterOn The Avenue ... LP
Blue Note, 1974. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Massive keyboard work from Ronnie Foster – one of his sweet funky 70s sets for Blue Note – and a killer all the way through! Ronnie plays a host of cool keys – Hammond, clavinet, and moog – and he's working here with tight production from George Benson, who really helps ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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New Ronnie FosterSweet Revival ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A funky keyboard treasure – a smoking organ and Fender Rhodes session that is one of the greatest Blue Note albums by Ronnie Foster! Foster plays organ on the set, next to electric piano by Ernie Hayes – and the pair stir up the sound wonderfully as they glide over grooves, soaring on ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Ronnie FosterTwo Headed Freap ... LP
Blue Note, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Amazing stuff by Ronnie Foster – a sweet little album of slow funky keyboard tones, much more loosely arranged than his later work, with a dope groove that was years ahead of its time! The album's in some ways a blueprint for some of our favorite jazz-based hip hop – and although ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Curtis FullerOpener (45rpm – 180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note/Music Matters, 1957. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $42.99
An obscure little groover from Curtis Fuller – and one of his hardest blowing sessions for Blue Note! Unlike some of the other Fuller sessions, which can have a slightly softer, rounder sound overall – this one's a much more in-the-pocket sort of Blue Note hardbop date – one that ... (Jazz) 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 Opener (RVG remaster edition) ... CD 5.99

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Curtis FullerOpener (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1957. Used ... $5.99
An obscure little groover from Curtis Fuller – and one of his hardest blowing sessions for Blue Note! Unlike some of the other Fuller sessions, which can have a slightly softer, rounder sound overall – this one's a much more in-the-pocket sort of Blue Note hardbop date – one that ... (Jazz) read more CD
(BMG Direct pressing.)
Also available Opener (45rpm – 180 gram pressing) ... LP 42.99

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Curtis FullerTwo Bones ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1958. New Copy ... $18.99
One of the hippest Curtis Fuller albums for Blue Note – and one of the rarest too – a set that was recorded in 1958, but only ever issued on vinyl in this rare Japanese pressing from the 80s! The date's quite unique – as it features "two bones", that is, two trombonists ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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New Eddie GaleBlack Rhythm Happening (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note/4 Men With Beards, 1969. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $15.99 18.99
One of the most righteous albums of jazz ever recorded – a brilliant blend of soulful and avant garde styles, backed up by a chorus of voices that have a really soulful sound! The album's the second recorded for Blue Note by the Ghetto Music ensemble of trumpeter Eddie Gale – a lesser-k ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Eddie GaleGhetto Music ... CD
Blue Note/Water, 1968. New Copy ... $14.99 17.98
One of our favorite all-time records, and a real lost album on Blue Note! Eddie Gale leads this group of righteous singers and musicians through five fantastic tracks of soulful chanting and hard jazz playing that never goes too far out, but always threatens to break free of its own chains – ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Ghetto Music (180 gram pressing) ... LP 15.99

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Eddie GaleGhetto Music (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note/4 Men With Beards, 1968. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $15.99 18.99
One of our favorite all-time records, and a real lost album on Blue Note! Eddie Gale leads this group of righteous singers and musicians through five fantastic tracks of soulful chanting and hard jazz playing that never goes too far out, but always threatens to break free of its own chains – ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ghetto Music ... CD 14.99

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Robert GlasperBlack Radio ... LP
Blue Note, 2012. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $17.99 19.98
An amazing new chapter in the career of Robert Glasper – one of our favorite new jazz musicians of the past decade or so! This set features loads of Glasper's enigmatic piano lines – those fluid, elliptical sounds that are always filled with plenty of soul and imagination – ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Robert GlasperBlack Radio ... CD
Blue Note, 2012. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An amazing new chapter in the career of Robert Glasper – one of our favorite new jazz musicians of the past decade or so! This set features loads of Glasper's enigmatic piano lines – those fluid, elliptical sounds that are always filled with plenty of soul and imagination – ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Black Radio ... LP 17.99

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Robert GlasperBlack Radio Recovered – The Remix EP ... LP
Blue Note, 2012. New Copy ... $8.99 9.98
Sweet remixes from Robert Glasper's Black Radio album – all of them tunes that sound even more soulful than the originals! Given that the core record itself was a bit of a "remix" – Glasper's keyboards, funky beats, and hip contributions from a range of soul singers – ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Robert GlasperBlack Radio Vol 2 ... CD
Blue Note, 2013. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
Mindblowing work from Robert Glasper – a set that makes us fall in love with his music even more than before – and that's saying a heck of a lot, given that we've loved him for years! Glasper's working here in his collaborative Black Radio format – but at a level that's even more ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available
Black Radio Vol 2 (deluxe edition) ... CD 17.99
Black Radio Vol 2 ... LP 22.99

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Robert GlasperBlack Radio Vol 2 ... LP
Blue Note, 2013. New Copy 2 LP Gatefold ... $22.99 24.98
Mindblowing work from Robert Glasper – a set that makes us fall in love with his music even more than before – and that's saying a heck of a lot, given that we've loved him for years! Glasper's working here in his collaborative Black Radio format – but at a level that's even more ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available
Black Radio Vol 2 ... CD 13.99
Black Radio Vol 2 (deluxe edition) ... CD 17.99

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Robert GlasperBlack Radio Vol 2 (deluxe edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 2013. New Copy ... $17.99 18.98
Mindblowing work from Robert Glasper – a set that makes us fall in love with his music even more than before – and that's saying a heck of a lot, given that we've loved him for years! Glasper's working here in his collaborative Black Radio format – but at a level that's even more ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available
Black Radio Vol 2 ... CD 13.99
Black Radio Vol 2 ... LP 22.99
 
 



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