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New Ambrose AkinmusireImagined Savior Is Far Easier To Paint ... CD
Blue Note, 2014. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The music here is as evocative as the title – almost a mix of contemporary Blue Note modes with older ECM styles – all served up as a perfect showcase for the ever-growing talents of trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire! We've really dug the last two records from Ambrose, and this one seems to ... (Jazz) read more CD
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Imagined Savior Is Far Easier To Paint ... CD 10.99
Imagined Savior Is Far Easier To Paint ... LP 24.99

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Ambrose AkinmusireWhen The Heart Emerges Glistening ... CD
Blue Note, 2011. Used ... $5.99
A lovely title, and a lovely little record too – every bit as poetic as its promise – with haunting trumpet lines by Ambrose Akimusire, nestled nicely in an acoustic quintet that also features Gerald Clayton on piano and Walter Smith III on tenor! There's an understated quality to the ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Geri AllenEyes In The Back Of Your Head ... CD
Blue Note, 1996. Used ... $6.99
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(Promotional stamp on booklet cover & CD.)

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Fabian AlmazanRhizome ... CD
Blue Note/Artist Share, 2014. Used ... $8.99
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Maxi AndersonMaxi ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1977. Used ... $11.99
One of the only albums ever cut by Maxi Anderson – a hell of a soul singer who's lent her talents to a number of sessions over the years, but who sounds especially great here in the lead! Anderson's got a vibe that's almost like Minnie Riperton at the time – a warmly glowing approach ... (Soul) read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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New Patricia BarberVerse ... CD
Blue Note, 2002. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Out of print.)

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Sidney BechetBest Of Sidney Bechet ... CD
Blue Note, 1940s/Early 50s. Used ... $1.99
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Sidney BechetRunnin' Wild ... CD
Blue Note, 1949/1950. Used ... $2.99
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(Out of print. CD case has a cutout notch.)

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Bob BeldenStraight To My Heart – The Music Of Sting ... CD
Blue Note, 1991. Used ... $3.99
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Bob Belden & othersBob Belden's Shades Of Blue ... CD
Blue Note, 1996. Used ... $6.99
Beatles covers with Cassandra Wilson, Holly Cole, Greg Osby, Penny Ford & others. (Jazz) CD
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Art BlakeyArt Blakey & The Jazz Messengers At The Jazz Corner Of The World Vols 1 & 2 ... CD
Blue Note, 1959. Used 2CDs ... $24.99
Killer live material! Although the Jazz Messengers often recorded at Birdland (aka The Jazz Corner Of The World), the two albums on this disc are some of their best – and rarest – from that venue! The set features both volumes of these rare releases – which caught Blakey's group ... (Jazz) read more CD
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New Art BlakeyBuhaina's Delight ... CD
Blue Note, 1961. Used ... Out Of Stock
A landmark recording by a whole new chapter in Art Blakey's career! During the early 60s, Blakey expanded the Jazz Messengers from a quintet to an incredibly tight sextet – adding in the trombone of Curtis Fuller for an extra-punched up frontline that also included Freddie Hubbard on trumpet ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Art BlakeyComplete Blue Note Recordings Of Art Blakey's 1960 Jazz Messengers (6CD set) ... CD
Blue Note/Mosaic, 1960. Used 6CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An incredible year for Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers – a time when the group included Lee Morgan on trumpet, Wayne Shorter on tenor, and Bobby Timmons on piano! The work here is the stuff of legend – and this year's worth of material includes sessions that appeared on the albums ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print. In great shape – save for some very light aging on the box.)

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New Art BlakeyFree For All (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1964. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Hardly a free for all at all – as the album's a masterpiece of focus and direction, and a classic set from the sextet lineup of the Jazz Messengers! The album's a real feather in the mid-60s cap of Art Blakey –and features an expanded sound from the quintet era of his group – ... (Jazz) read more CD
(BMG music club pressing.)

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New Art BlakeyLike Someone In Love ... CD
Blue Note, 1960. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the greatest Art Blakey albums from the days when the Jazz Messengers lineup included Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, and Bobby Timmons! The whole set's a perfect example of the blend of lyricism and fire that Blakey and this group could craft – from the magical poetry of their ... (Jazz) read more CD
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New Art BlakeyMoanin' (Non-RVG remastered edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1958. Used ... Just Sold Out!
One of Art Blakey's first true moments of genius! This transitional version of the Jazz Messengers included two parts – Lee Morgan and Bobby Timmons – of the holy Morgan/Shorter/Timmons trilogy, and it's also got the added bonus of Benny Golson on tenor, who was at the height of his ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print first CD pressing.)
Also available Moanin' (RVG remastered edition – with bonus track) ... CD 3.99

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Art BlakeyMoanin' (RVG remastered edition – with bonus track) ... CD
Blue Note, 1958. Used ... $3.99
One of Art Blakey's first true moments of genius! This transitional version of the Jazz Messengers included two parts – Lee Morgan and Bobby Timmons – of the holy Morgan/Shorter/Timmons trilogy, and it's also got the added bonus of Benny Golson on tenor, who was at the height of his ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Slipcase has some light edge wear.)

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New Art BlakeyNight In Tunisia (Blue Note) ... CD
Blue Note, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of a number of Art Blakey albums titled after "Night In Tunisia" – and most likely the best! The tune is a perfect fit for the Blakey Jazz Messengers format – long, rhythmic, really stretching out, yet allowing plenty of space for the horn players to solo. Players ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Art BlakeyNight In Tunisia (Blue Note) (XRCD24 pressing) ... CD
Blue Note, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of a number of Art Blakey albums titled after "Night In Tunisia" – and most likely the best! The tune is a perfect fit for the Blakey Jazz Messengers format – long, rhythmic, really stretching out, yet allowing plenty of space for the horn players to solo. Players ... (Jazz) read more CD
(This is an XRCD24 pressing, with higher fidelity and imporved audio quality. Barcode has some marker.)

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New Art BlakeyThree Blind Mice Vol 1 ... CD
Blue Note, 1962. Used ... $9.99
Phenomenal live material from the sextet-era version of the Jazz Messengers! This 2-volume CD series takes a small amount of live material that was originally issued under the 3 Blind Mice title, and adds a huge amount of previously unreleased tracks to expand both CDs into a whopping batch of ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print first pressing.)

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New Art Blakey & The Afro-Drum EnsembleAfrican Beat ... CD
Blue Note, 1962. Used ... Out Of Stock
A slammin' LP of "jazz meets percussion", hosted by the great Art Blakey, and featuring jazz players like Curtis Fuller, Yusef Lateef, and Ahmed Abdul-Malik – plus a host of percussionists that include Solomon Ilori, Montego Joe, Chief Bey, and Garvin Masseaux. Blakey skirts nicely ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print original pressing.)

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Terence BlanchardBounce ... CD
Blue Note, 2003. Used ... $3.99
Warmth and magic from Terence Blanchard – an album of simple beauty and timeless soul that's one of the best we've heard from him to date! The set features a group that includes tenor, guitar, piano, Fender Rhodes, and organ – and overall, it's got a soulful depth that reminds us of ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print. BMG Direct pressing.)

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New Terence BlanchardTale Of God's Will – A Requiem For Katrina ... CD
Blue Note, 2007. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(BMG music club pressing.)

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Kenny BurrellBlue Lights Vol 1 & 2 ... CD
Blue Note/Jazz Heritage, 1958. Used 2CD ... $19.99
Some of Kenny's best recordings – especially from the early days! The albums contained on this 2CD set feature Kenny in the company of some of the best late 50's players at Blue Note. Junior Cook and Tina Brooks are on tenor, Duke Jordan or Bobby Timmons play piano, Louis Smith plays ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Kenny BurrellBlue Lights Vol 1 & 2 ... CD
Blue Note, 1958. Used 2CDs ... Out Of Stock
Some of Kenny's best recordings – especially from the early days! The albums contained on this 2CD set feature Kenny in the company of some of the best late 50's players at Blue Note. Junior Cook and Tina Brooks are on tenor, Duke Jordan or Bobby Timmons play piano, Louis Smith plays ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Blue Lights Vol 1 & 2 ... CD 19.99

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Donald ByrdCreeper (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1967/1981. Used ... $11.99
A rock-solid set from Donald Byrd and a great group of players – a record that's got the same sharp edges and dark undercurrents of late 60s classics like Black Jack, Mustang, and Slow Drag! As with those gems, this album's got Donald really experimenting a bit more – especially with ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Creeper (Japanese pressing) ... CD 15.99

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New Donald ByrdEthiopian Knights (French pressing) ... CD
Blue Note (France), 1972. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sweet electric funk – in a very trippy style! Before Donald Byrd hooked up with Larry Mizell and started recording his smooth fusion grooves of the mid 70's, he recorded this gem – kind of a "lost" album that has Donald working in an open-ended electric sound – one that' ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Donald ByrdFancy Free ... CD
Blue Note, 1969. Used ... $31.99
One of the coolest, grooviest 60s albums from trumpeter Donald Byrd – one that has him really reaching out for a hip new sound, but in ways that are different than most of his other material at the time! Key on the date is the placement of electric piano from Duke Pearson – played in ... (Jazz) read more CD
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New Donald ByrdFree Form ... CD
Blue Note, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Beautiful quintet material by Donald Byrd, and a record that has him breaking from his stock hardbop of his early years, to hit the more spiritual groove that would show up on later albums. The group's very tasty – and Wayne Shorter's on tenor and Herbie Hancock's on piano. Includes a great ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Donald ByrdKofi ... CD
Blue Note, 1969/1970. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A fantastic set of tracks that was recorded at the cusp of the 70s, but which wasn't (for some strange reason) released until many years later! Donald Byrd's playing here with two different larger groups, and the music is a perfect bridge between his spacey late 60s attempts to mimic Miles Davis, ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Official pressing of the CD, with full artwork – not the CDr pressing found at other online retailers.)

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Donald ByrdRoyal Flush (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1961. Used ... $6.99
One of the seminal sides cut by Donald Byrd in his partnership with Pepper Adams – a high-up, low-down set that's a smoker all the way through! Byrd's brightness on trumpet is nicely matched by Adams' fluid work on baritone sax – and the pair are wonderfully supported by a rhythm trio ... (Jazz) read more CD
(BMG Direct pressing.)

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New Don ByronFine Line ... CD
Blue Note, 2000. Used ... Out Of Stock
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New CandidoThousand Finger Man ... CD
Solid State/Blue Note, 1969. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Stone lost Latin funk! This is Candido's rarest – and it's a killer batch of conga-heavy grooves, recorded in the late 60s for Solid State, and featuring a very groovy set of mod Latin arrangements by Joe Cain. The band features organ, guitar, bass, horns, and some upfront conga solos from ... (Latin) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Carnegie Hall Jazz BandCarnegie Hall Jazz Band ... CD
Blue Note, 1996. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print. Tray card has some light rippling from moisture.)

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Ron CarterBass & I ... CD
Blue Note, 1997. Used ... $6.99
A beautiful illustration of the strength of Ron Carter as a leader – that way he has of firmly directing a combo from the place of the bass, yet always in a subtle way that never overpowers the rest of the group! The balance here is wonderful – as Ron's tones really come through ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Bass & I ... CD 15.99

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New Ron CarterJazz, My Romance ... CD
Blue Note, 1994. Used ... $6.99
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
(Barcode has a cutout mark. Booklet has a promotional sticker.)
Also available Jazz, My Romance ... CD 16.99

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

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Rosanne CashRiver & The Thread ... CD
Blue Note, 2014. Used ... $4.99
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New Paul ChambersWhims Of Chambers ... CD
Blue Note, 1956. Used ... $6.99
One of the few great records that Paul Chambers made as a leader, and a haunting set of somber hardbop recorded with Horace Silver, Donald Byrd, Kenny Burrell, and John Coltrane. The writing is great, and the group has a nice dark edge that gives the session a slightly different sound than other ... (Jazz) read more CD
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New Don CherryComplete Communion ... CD
Blue Note, 1965. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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 CD
(Out of print.)

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New Sonny ClarkSonny Clark Trio (Blue Note RVG pressing) ... CD
Blue Note, Late 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sublime trio material from Sonny – recorded with Paul Chambers on bass and Philly Joe Jones on drums, and a crackling full-on approach that makes the album one of the best straight trio sessions ever cut for Blue Note! Tracks are longish, with a very hardbop groove – complicated in ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Sonny ClarkSonny's Crib ... CD
Blue Note, 1957. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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.)

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New Ornette ColemanOrnette Coleman Trio At The Golden Circle Vol 1 (non-RVG pressing) ... 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
(Out of print early pressing.)
Also available Ornette Coleman Trio At The Golden Circle Vol 1 (75th Anniversary Edition) ... LP 17.99

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New Ornette ColemanOrnette Coleman Trio At The Golden Circle Vol 1 (RVG Edition) ... CD
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 CD
Also available Ornette Coleman Trio At The Golden Circle Vol 1 (75th Anniversary Edition) ... LP 17.99

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New John ColtraneBlue Train ... CD
Blue Note, 1957. Used ... 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 CD

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New John ColtraneBlue Train (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1957. Used ... 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 CD

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New Chick CoreaNow He Sings, Now He Sobs ... CD
Blue Note, 1968. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Excellent early trio material from Chick – and proof that he could really be a fantastic player when he wanted to be! The album's filled with wonderful lyrical playing, and some of the best compositions of Corea's early career – all sparkling and bright, filled with creativity and ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Miles DavisBallads & Blues ... CD
Blue Note, Used ... $1.99
Includes "I Waited For You", "Yesterdays", "One For Daddy-O", "Moon Dreams", "How Deep Is The Ocean", "Weirdo", "Enigma", "It Never Entered My Mind" and "Autumn Leaves". (Jazz) CD

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New Miles DavisMiles Davis Vol 1 ... CD
Blue Note, 1952/1954. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Excellent early hardbop work by Miles – recorded in 1952 and 1954, and some of his best early sides as a leader! Tunes are shorter, and perhaps more boppish, than you might expect from some of Miles' other 50s work – but in a way that still allows for many moments of lyrical beauty, ... (Jazz) read more CD
(1988 pressing recorded straight from analog.)

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Karl DensonDance Lesson #2 ... CD
Blue Note, 2001. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Karl Denson has long been one of the funkiest reed talents on the west coast – working the groove in classic Ubiquity recordings of SF acid jazz from the early 90s, and playing on some of the strongest records to come out of the Greyboy label at the same time. Here, he makes his Blue Note ... (Neo Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Eric DolphyOut To Lunch (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1964. Used ... $3.99
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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Chano DominguezFlamenco Sketches ... CD
Blue Note, 2012. Used ... $9.99
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New Lou DonaldsonAlligator Bogaloo ... CD
Blue Note, 1967. Used ... Temporarily 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 CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Alligator Bogaloo ... LP 11.99

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New Lou DonaldsonArtist Selects ... CD
Blue Note, 1950s/1960s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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New Lou DonaldsonComplete Blue Note Lou Donaldson Sessions 1957 to 1960 (6CD set) ... CD
Blue Note/Mosaic, Mid 60s. Used 6CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Amazing hardbop material from Lou Donaldson – including a few unissued cuts, and material that showed up on the albums Wailing With Lou, Swing & Soul, Lou Takes Off, Blues Walk, The Time Is Right, LD + 3, and Light Foot. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print – and in great shape!)

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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 DonaldsonHere 'Tis (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1961. Used ... Out Of Stock
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 DonaldsonLou Takes Off (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1967. Used ... $9.99
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.)

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New Lou DonaldsonLush Life (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1967. Used ... Out Of Stock
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
Also available Lush Life (75th Anniversary Edition) ... LP 16.99

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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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New Lou DonaldsonMr Shing-A-Ling ... CD
Blue Note, 1967. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 CD
(Out of print.)

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New Lou DonaldsonNatural Soul (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1962. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A pivotal record from Lou Donaldson – one that has him forging out some of his first funky soul jazz sounds, moving from his bop roots, and working with a hip young group that includes Grant Green and John Patton, both of whom he discovered and brought to Blue Note (thanks Lou!) The tracks ... (Jazz) read more CD
(BMG music club pressing.)

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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
Afro-Cuban (75th Anniversary Edition) ... LP 17.99

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New Kenny DorhamTrompeta Toccata (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1964. Used ... Out Of Stock
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 Dr JohnMercernary ... CD
Blue Note, 2006. Used ... Out Of Stock
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Kenny DrewUndercurrent (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1960. Used ... $9.99
One of the greatest albums ever by pianist Kenny Drew – a super-rare Blue Note session from 1960! The album's got a sock-solid soul jazz frontline – with Hank Mobley on tenor and Freddie Hubbard on trumpet – and working here with Drew, the trio of players craft a set of tunes ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Tray card has a cutout notch.)

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New Eliane EliasBossa Nova Stories ... CD
Blue Note, 2009. Used ... $8.99
Beautiful bossa from Eliane Elias – and a great reminder of how much we love her work in this style! The set's recorded with a warmly lyrical feel – core backing by a small combo with Oscar Castro Neves on guitar, amidst fuller strings arranged by Rob Mathes – never too lush, and ... (Vocalists) read more CD

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New Eliane EliasEliane Elias Plays Jobim ... CD
Blue Note, 1990. Used ... $3.99
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

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New Eliane EliasEliane Sings Jobim ... CD
Blue Note, 1998. Used ... $7.99
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

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New Duke Ellington1969 All Star White House Tribute ... CD
Blue Note, 1969. Used ... Out Of Stock
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(Out of print.)

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New Duke Ellington/Charles Mingus/Max RoachMoney Jungle ... CD
United Artists/Blue Note, 1962. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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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New Kevin EubanksTurning Point ... CD
Blue Note, 1992. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Out of print.)

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New Bill Evans & Jim HallUndercurrent ... CD
Blue Note, Early 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
A legendary set from the team of guitarist Jim Hall and pianist Bill Evans – both already wonderful players on their own, but really hitting a magical sort of space here together! The record is a classic in understatement – the inevitable meeting of two players who'd both made a career ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Gil EvansNew Bottle Old Wine ... CD
Pacific Jazz/Blue Note, 1958. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A masterpiece through and through from arranger Gil Evans – a record of swinging modern backdrops, used to showcase both the solo talents of a young Cannonball Adderley, and the dynamic energy of Evans himself! Cannon's sharp-edged early tone is a really great sound for the record – ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Art FarmerBrass Shout/Aztec Suite ... CD
United Artists/Blue Note, 1959. Used ... $6.99
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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New Floratone (Matt Chamberlain & Bill Frisell)Floratone ... CD
Blue Note, 2007. Used ... $4.99
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(Promotional stamp on CD & over barcode.)

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New Curtis FullerOpener (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1957. Used ... Out Of Stock
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.)

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Joao GilbertoLegendary Joao Gilberto Vol 1 – The Original Bossa Nova Recordings 1958 to 1961 ... CD
Blue Note, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... $19.99
A treasure – some of the first and best bossa nova work ever recorded! This completely essential 2 volume set compiles most of Joao Gilberto's early recordings for the EMI/Odeon label in Brazil – remarkably influential tracks recorded from the years 1958 to 1961, featuring a young Joao ... (Brazil) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Dexter GordonGettin' Around ... CD
Blue Note, Mid 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A really unusual album for Dexter Gordon – one that has him working in a quintet with vibes by Bobby Hutcherson! Hutcherson's sound really transforms the session, giving it a shimmering middleground that disperses the dominance that Gordon's tenor usually has – and creating a warm, ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)
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Gettin' Around ... LP 109.99
Gettin' Around (RVG remaster edition) ... CD 4.99

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New Dexter GordonGettin' Around (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1965. Used ... $4.99
A really unusual album for Dexter Gordon – one that has him working in a quintet with vibes by Bobby Hutcherson! Hutcherson's sound really transforms the session, giving it a shimmering middleground that disperses the dominance that Gordon's tenor usually has – and creating a warm, ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Gettin' Around ... LP 109.99

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Dexter GordonOne Flight Up (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1964. Used ... $8.99
An unusual set for both Dexter and Blue Note – first, because the set was recorded in Europe (not at Rudy Van Gelder's), and second because the tracks are all quite long! The album was recorded in Paris – and is cut in an open-ended format that's very much in the mode that Gordon would ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Dexter GordonSwingin' Affair ... CD
Blue Note, 1962. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An amazingly simple – but amazingly satisfying session from Dexter Gordon! The group's a totally solid quartet with Sonny Clark on piano, Butch Warren on bass, and Billy Higgins on drums – and the groove is right in the pocket with a solid solid soulful feel that you don't always get ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Bennie Green45 Session (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1958. Used ... $28.99
Rare material originally recorded for 45rpm singles! Some of Bennie Green's hardest-hitting work for Blue Note – recorded with Sonny Clark on piano, Eddy Williams on tenor, Paul Chambers on bass, and Jerry Segal on drums. Babs Gonzalez sings on one cut too! (Jazz) CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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New Bennie GreenBack On The Scene (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1958. Used ... Out Of Stock
A wonderful stormer from Bennie Green – one of the strongest Blue Note albums cut by this soul jazz trombonist, certainly one of our all-time favorite players on the instrument! The album's got a harder edge than some of the other Blue Notes from the time – as Green digs in with a ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print Japanese pressing. Includes obi.)

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Bennie GreenSoul Stirrin' ... CD
Blue Note, 1958. Used ... $16.99
One of the greatest albums ever recorded by hardbop trombone legend Bennie Green – an all-star sextet session that cooks like a mofo! The group features the twin tenors of Billy Root and Gene Ammons (billed just as "Jug" on the session, because of contractual reasons) – and ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print Connoisseur pressing.)

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New Benny GreenWalkin' & Talkin' ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1959. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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Grant GreenAm I Blue (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Blue Note, 1963. Used ... $11.99
One of Grant Green's mellowest albums – a haunting set of intimate ballads and blues, played with a quintet that includes John Patton on organ, Joe Henderson on tenor, and Johnny Coles on trumpet. Henderson and Coles give the album a very different feel than the usual Grant Green soul bop ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Grant GreenBorn To Be Blue ... CD
Blue Note, 1962. Used ... $7.99
A rare one from Grant Green – recorded in 1962, but not issued until 1985. The set's one of Green's early classics recorded with pianist Sonny Clark – a deeply soulful player who really had the right feel for Green's more lyrical soul jazz numbers. The rest of the group includes Ike ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Grant GreenComplete Blue Note Recordings Of Grant Green With Sonny Clark (4CD set) ... CD
Blue Note/Mosaic, Early 60s. Used 4CDs ... $199.99
Although Grant Green has been getting a lot of attention lately for his heavy-duty funk work of the late 60s, it's the subtly beautiful work of the early 60's that first caught our attention years ago. From the start of his young career, Green was an amazing player who had developed a unique ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print. In great shape!)

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New Grant GreenComplete Quartets With Sonny Clark ... CD
Blue Note, 1962. Used 2CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Although Grant Green has been getting a lot of attention lately for his heavy-duty funk work of the late 60s, it's the subtly beautiful work of the early 60's that first caught our attention years ago. From the start of his young career, Green was an amazing player who had developed a unique ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Grant GreenGrant's First Stand (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Grant's First Stand – and a mighty one at that! The set was recorded when Green was a guitarist fresh on the scene – showing up in New York from St Louis, where he'd been discovered by Lou Donaldson and brought to Blue Note with great acclaim! For this first date, Green's heard in ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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New Grant GreenGrantstand (RVG Edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1961. Used ... Out Of Stock
A tight quartet session that pairs the master funky guitarist with Jack McDuff, Al Harewood, and (surprisingly) Yusef Lateef, who plays tenor and flute on the record, in a style that's a lot harder than some of his own work from the time! The group grooves in a nice laidback way through 4 long ... (Jazz) read more CD
(BMG music club pressing.)

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New Grant GreenGreen Street (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note, 1961. Used ... Out Of Stock
Fantastic stuff! This was one of Grant Green's first ever sessions, and it's a winner all the way through! Dave Bailey and Ben Tucker back up the young Grant in a set of impeccably played guitar grooves that showcase the brilliant technique of this young genius – straight and to the point ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print Blue Note Connoisseur CD Series pressing.)

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New Grant GreenLatin Bit (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1962. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A wicked session by Grant Green – one that's very different than any of his other Blue Note records! Here, Grant's going for a "Latin bit" – adding in a trio of percussionists to spice up the groove with a bit of bossa rhythms, and some harder jamming styles that feel a lot ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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New Grant GreenStreet Of Dreams ... CD
Blue Note, 1964. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of our favorite albums ever from guitarist Grant Green – an amazingly stretched-out session that's served up with a good deal of modal jazz in the rhythms – and a date that features killer work from Larry Young on organ and Bobby Hutcherson on vibes! The pair join Green in a ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Johnny GriffinCongregation ... CD
Blue Note, 1957. Used ... Out Of Stock
An early killer from Johnny Griffin – a stripped-down quartet session for Blue Note, done in a format that really gave him plenty of room to open up! The rhythm section is a powerful trio led by Sonny Clark on piano, and featuring bassist Paul Chambers alongside the obscure drummer Kenny ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Tim HagansAnimation – Imagination ... CD
Blue Note, 1998. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout mark. Booklet has a promotional sticker.)

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New Herbie HancockBest Of Herbie Hancock – The Blue Note Years ... CD
Blue Note, 1960s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Titles include "King Cobra", "Riot", "Maiden Voyage", "Watermelon Man", "Driftin", "Dolphin Dance", "One Finger Snap", "Cantaloupe Island" and "Speak Like A Child". (Jazz) CD

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New Herbie HancockInventions & Dimensions ... CD
Blue Note, 1963. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A really unique little record from Herbie Hancock – one that's almost completely improvised over Latin percussion! The setup is quite spare – and quite different than Herbie's other Blue Note work – and the group features improvised backgrounds by bassist Paul Chambers and 2 ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Herbie HancockMaiden Voyage ... CD
Blue Note, 1965. Used ... $4.99
A brilliant album – and real turning point for Herbie Hancock! After first coming onto the scene as the soul jazz hero between Blue Note funky classics like "Watermelon Man" or "Blind Man, Blind Man" – Herbie emerges here as a concerned modernist with a strand of ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Maiden Voyage ... LP 19.99
 
 



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