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New Jimmy McGriffBlack Pearl ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $19.99
One of the most hard-hitting Jimmy McGriff albums of the 70s – a raw live date recorded in Newark – and a set that's a perfect bridge between the sharp soul of his Sue Records sessions and his later funk to come! The whole thing's got a gritty vibe the really recalls the sound of a ... (Jazz) read more CD
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New Jimmy McGriffElectric Funk ... CD
Blue Note, 1969. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of Jimmy's funkiest albums ever – a sweeeeet batch of short, hard, and funky cuts – and a record that ranks right up there with the mighty Soul Sugar for sheer funkiness! Jimmy takes an upbeat and easygoing approach to the late 60s funk sound, with a nice, rubbery bass and the ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Electric Funk ... LP 59.99

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New Jackie McLeanBout Soul (with bonus track) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... $19.99
A seminal album from altoist Jackie McLean – and a set that serves as a key bridge between his mid 60s avant work in the "new thing" scene, and the deeper, spiritual sounds he'd play in years to come! There's a sense of balance here that grabs us right from the start – ... (Jazz) read more CD
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Jackie McLeanJackie McLean Quintet (Blue Note) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1962. New Copy ... $18.99
A great little session by Jackie McLean – recorded in 1962 by Blue Note, but not issued until years later, only initially in Japan! The album's one of Jackie's last pure hardbop sides – recorded in the pivotal year of 1962, when he was just beginning to dip his toe into modernist ideas ... (Jazz) read more CD
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Jackie McLeanJackie's Bag ... CD
Blue Note, 1959/1960. Used ... $7.99
A real classic by Jackie McLean – a record that's pulled from 2 different sessions, but which stands out with a strikingly unified feel! The album was cut during the height of Jackie's bop years for Blue Note – with one 1959 session that featured Donald Byrd and Sonny Clark, and ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print first pressing.)

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Jackie McLeanNature Boy ... CD
Blue Note, 1999. Used ... $12.99
A very nice recent album by Jackie, featuring a stripped-down lineup that includes Cedar Walton on piano and Billy Higgins on drums, joining Jackie in a haunting set of mellow ballads. After years of playing, Jackie's tone is impeccable, and it's great to hear him work through a set of standards ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Jackie McLeanNew & Old Gospel ... CD
Blue Note, 1967. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Jackie McLean's last "new thing" albums for Blue Note – and a very unique record that features Ornette Coleman on trumpet! The sound here is stark and hard – slight hints of the soulfulness that the "gospel" in the title might imply, mixed with the angular ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Promotional sticker on booklet cover.)

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New Jackie McLeanOne Step Beyond (with bonus track) ... CD
Blue Note, 1963. Used ... $6.99
An amazing album – simply groundbreaking, and a key turn for Jackie McLean! The record features a group of hip young players – including a very young Tony Williams, plus Grachan Moncur III, Bobby Hutcherson, and Eddie Kahn – all playing in a spare contemplative modernist mode ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print pressing.)

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Jackie McLeanSwing Swang Swingin' ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1959. New Copy ... Around October 22, 2014
Jackie McLean cut some of his best bop sessions for Blue Note – and this is one of them! The record is amazingly precise, and features Jackie as the sole horn soloist in a group with Walter Bishop on piano, Jimmy Garrison on bass, and Art Taylor on drums – a crack rhythm combo that ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Jackie McLeanTippin' The Scales (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1962/1984. New Copy ... $19.99
A sweet little quartet from Jackie McLean – a later entry into his bop-level sets for Blue Note, recorded right before his "new thing" years! The album never got a proper release back in the 60s, and only first saw the light of day two decades later – but it's a real cooker ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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New Carmen McRaeCarmen McCrae At The Great American Music Hall Vol 2 ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A great illustration of the genius of Carmen McRae in the 70s – a record that easily shows why Carmen was hipper than most of her contemporaries from two decades before! The set has the vocalist somehow managing to still stick in a straight jazz style, without going for cheaper soul routines ... (Vocalists) read more CD

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Medeski, Martin & WoodUninvisible ... CD
Blue Note, 2002. Used ... $1.99
A return to slightly funky work for MMW – lots of organ, Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer, and other groovy keyboards from John Medeski driving the set, backed by some excellent rhythm work by Billy Martin and Chris Wood. This is probably their most compelling album in years – at least to our ... (New Grooves) read more CD

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Charles Mingus with Eric DolphyCornell 1964 ... CD
Blue Note, 1964. Used 2CD ... $13.99
A real musical discovery – not just for the fact that the CD represents a previously-unreleased concert by Charlies Mingus – but also because the sounds and styles here offer up a version of Mingus that's almost more adventurous than some of his other albums of the time! The sextet ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Blue MitchellBantu Village ... CD
Blue Note/Soul Brother (UK), 1969. New Copy ... $16.99
One of the funkiest albums ever on Blue Note – a set that mixes the trumpet talents of Blue Mitchell with some killer backings from Monk Higgins – all in a groove that more gritty edges than the best funky soundtracks of the time! Higgins keeps the backings full, but always quite lean ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Blue MitchellBring It Home To Me ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... $18.99
Genius work from trumpeter Blue Mitchell – one of his most solid sides as a leader from the 60s, and a well-deserved treasure in the Blue Note catalog! The album's quite different than the straight soul jazz of Blue's early days on Riverside – or the more arranged dates of the late 60s ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHM CD pressing!)

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New Blue MitchellHeads Up! (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the first albums to feature the trumpet of Blue Mitchell in a larger group – a really great move that let his soulful horn really come to the lead! Blue sounds wonderful here – soaring out in front of larger charts from Duke Pearson, Jimmy Heath, Don Pickett, and Melba Liston ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD.)
Also available Heads Up! ... LP 11.99

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New Hank MobleyDippin' ... CD
Blue Note, 1965. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Hank's most solid sessions from the mid 60's – recorded with a hard-biting lineup that has Lee Morgan, Harold Mabern, and Larry Ridley – coming together under Mobley's expansive style of the time! The record's a key turning point in his career – as Hank moves from a ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Pre-RVG version.)

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New Hank MobleyFar Away Lands ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... $18.99
A real treasure from the great tenorist Hank Mobley – and a record that shows him really opening up his sound in his later years at Blue Note! The album's got some key rhythmic elements that come both from the drumming of Billy Higgins and piano of Cedar Walton – both players who bring ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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New Hank MobleyFlip ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Late work by tenor giant Hank Mobley – and a really unique session that stands out from his other Blue Note work of the time! The set was recorded in Paris with an ultra-hip lineup – one that features Dizzy Reece on trumpet and Slide Hampton on trombone – both fresh players ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHM CD pressing!)

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New Hank MobleyHank Mobley Quintet Featuring Sonny Clark (unreleased material) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1957. New Copy ... $18.99
Don't let the cover fool you – because the album's not the Hank Mobley album with John Jenkins on alto, nor the Blue Note 1550 quintet session – but instead some unreleased material with the great Sonny Clark on piano! The group's a five piece, with Kenny Dorham on trumpet – but ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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Hank MobleyHi Voltage ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... $19.99
An extremely well-titled set from the legendary Hank Mobley – one of his key Blue Notes of the 60s, and an album that glides along with an undeniable sense of joy, life, and soul! Mobley's really opening up his groove at this point – moving way beyond standard hard bop and soul jazz ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD.)
Also available
Hi Voltage ... LP 9.99
Hi Voltage (non-RVG remaster edition) ... CD 5.99

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New Hank MobleyHi Voltage (non-RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1967. Used ... $5.99
An extremely well-titled set from the legendary Hank Mobley – one of his key Blue Notes of the 60s, and an album that glides along with an undeniable sense of joy, life, and soul! Mobley's really opening up his groove at this point – moving way beyond standard hard bop and soul jazz ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available
Hi Voltage ... LP 9.99
Hi Voltage ... CD 19.99

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New Hank MobleyPoppin ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1957. New Copy ... $18.99
A rare gem from Hank Mobley's initial late 50s run at Blue Note – a session recorded by the label in 1957, but unissued at the time! The quality of the set is right up there with Hank's best from the period – presented here in full album format, and the mix of searing hardbop and ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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Hank MobleyStraight No Filter (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note, 1966. Used ... $6.99
No filters here, as Hank Mobley's sound is clean, lean, and right on the money – hitting that newly-sophisticated groove of the Caddy For Daddy years in this sweet unissued set! The date was recorded in the 60s, but unissued by Blue Note for many years – another one of those head-scratc ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Hank MobleyThinking of Home (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1970/1980. New Copy ... $15.99
One of Hank Mobley's last recordings for Blue Note, and a record that really shows him stretching it out – hitting territory hardly imagined on his earlier hardbop sides! The album's still somewhat inside, but the overall feel is much more spacious than before – a sound that has some ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Hank MobleyThird Season (Japanese pressing – with bonus track) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1967/1980. New Copy ... $15.99
One of those rare treasures that was recorded by Blue Note in the 60s, but not issued at the time – a great late Hank Mobley set from 1967 that only saw the light of day in 1980! The album's got Hank really opening things up – using some of those more inventive rhythms and articulate ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Hank MobleyTurnaround! ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... Around November 19, 2014
One of the best-ever Hank Mobley albums on Blue Note – and a killer batch of soulful hardbop that was cut right around the same time as the classic No Room For Squares LP. In fact, the album contains work from 2 different sessions that filtered over to the Squares album – one that ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Hank MobleyTurnaround! (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1963. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the best-ever Hank Mobley albums on Blue Note – and a killer batch of soulful hardbop that was cut right around the same time as the classic No Room For Squares LP. In fact, the album contains work from 2 different sessions that filtered over to the Squares album – one that ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, small cutout notch through spine.)

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Hank MobleyWorkout ... CD
Blue Note, 1962. Used ... $4.99
Hank Mobley was a genius – as you'll hear on this incredible hardbop session from the 60s! He never made a bad album, and even when playing straight, he had a sheer raw power that made every moment rich with excitement! This session's got a great lineup that features Grant Green on guitar, ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Workout (RVG remaster edition) ... CD 8.99

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Hank MobleyWorkout (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1962. New Copy ... $8.99 11.98
Hank Mobley was a genius – as you'll hear on this incredible hardbop session from the 60s! He never made a bad album, and even when playing straight, he had a sheer raw power that made every moment rich with excitement! This session's got a great lineup that features Grant Green on guitar, ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Workout ... CD 4.99

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Thelonious MonkParis 1969 ... CD
Blue Note, 1969. New Copy ... $9.99 14.98
A lost treasure from the legendary Thelonious Monk – a live date recorded in Paris at the end of the 60s – late in Monk's life, and every bit as wonderful as his famous 60s studio work with his quartet! Of that group, only Charlie Rouse remains on tenor sax – but Rouse is more ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk Quartet With John Coltrane – Live At The Five Spot Discovery! ... CD
Blue Note, 1957. Used ... $1.99
A rare glimpse of the Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane – recorded in Monk's home turf of The Five Spot by Coltrane's wife at the time! The recording was done on a portable tape recorder, but the overall quality is surprisingly strong – not in stereo, but with more than enough ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Thelonious Monk Quartet with John ColtraneThelonious Monk Quartet With John Coltrane At Carnegie Hall ... CD
Blue Note, 1957. Used ... $2.99
A rare gem of a session – live material recorded by the Voice Of America in 1957, and featuring a unique Thelonious Monk quartet with John Coltrane on tenor! The performance is contemporaneous with Coltrane's appearance on the legendary Monk's Music album for Riverside – and the ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Jason MoranAll Rise – A Joyful Elegy For Fats Waller ... CD
Blue Note, New Copy ... Mid-September, 2014
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New Lee MorganBest Of Lee Morgan ... CD
Blue Note, Late 50s/1960s. Used ... $3.99
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New Lee MorganCandy ... CD
Blue Note, 1957. Used ... Out Of Stock
A very different album for Lee Morgan – especially in comparison with his other early sessions! The record is a gentle batch of ballads and standards, played by Morgan with a quartet that includes Sonny Clark on piano, Doug Watkins on bass, and Art Taylor on drums – all beautifully ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Lee MorganCharisma ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... Around October 22, 2014
One of our favorite albums from Lee Morgan – a soaringly soulful session that was recorded in the mid 60s, and finally issued by Blue Note at the end of the decade! The vibe here really follows from the lyrically inventive, post-Sidewinder mid 60s Morgan years – with a spirit that's ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Lee MorganDelightfulee (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note, 1966. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A unique session by Lee Morgan that not only has him playing with a strong quintet that includes Joe Henderson and McCoy Tyner – but which also features two tracks by a larger band conducted by Oliver Nelson, swinging hard in a really soulful style! Nelson's arrangements on these two tracks ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print first CD pressing.)

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New Lee MorganGigolo ... CD
Blue Note, 1965. Used ... $6.99
Tremendous work by Lee Morgan – easily one of his greatest albums, and a soaring session of modal energy that easily rivals the best work of the Impulse era! The album's got a slightly different feel than usual for Blue Note – a sense of freedom, joy, and soaring energy that's totally ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Lee MorganLee Morgan (aka The Last Session) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $18.99
Brilliant work throughout – the last studio album ever cut by Lee Morgan, and a mindblowing session that always leaves us wondering how massive he would have become if he hadn't been tragically murdered shortly after it was recorded! The album's a huge change from Morgan's already-great work ... (Jazz) read more CD
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New Lee MorganRajah ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... $18.99
One of our favorite albums ever from the legendary trumpeter Lee Morgan – a set that Blue Note recorded in the mid 60s, but didn't show the world until almost two decades later! The album's got Lee as his lyrical best – working almost with a sense of exoticism, especially on the ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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New Lee MorganSearch For The New Land ... CD
Blue Note, 1964. Used ... $4.99
A brilliant album that proves that even at the height of his success, Lee Morgan was one of the freest thinkers on Blue Note – always coming up with fresh ideas that continued to grow his talents! The first cut on the album is keep roof of that fact – the title track "Search For ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print. Non RVG remaster edition.)
Also available Search For The New Land (180 gram pressing) ... LP 19.99

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New Lee MorganSidewinder (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1964. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A jazz classic if there ever was one – and the best-selling album ever by Lee Morgan, thanks to the use of the title track in a car commercial! Sure, you've probably heard "The Sidewinder" enough that you think you know the album already – but the rest of the tunes really ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Lee MorganSixth Sense (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note, 1967. Used ... $6.99
Beautiful late work from Lee Morgan! The last five years of Lee's life saw him really stretching out to do some fantastic writing, playing, and leading – and this record stands today as one of the best examples of that period – a pure act of genius, with a sound that really takes off ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Lee MorganTom Cat ... CD
Blue Note, 1964. Used ... $8.99
One of our top 5 favorite Blue Note records of all time – a bold and powerful session from trumpeter Lee Morgan, but one that sat in the vaults for 15 years before release! The session was recorded around the same time as Morgan's hit The Sidewinder (which eclipsed its release at the time) ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Alphonse MouzonEssence Of Mystery ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1972. Used ... $8.99
A heavy heavy set from the legendary Alphonse Mouzon – one of his drum-heavy funk records for Blue Note! Alphonse has a style that's a bit different than some of his other work here – very direct, with plenty of soul undercurrents – although definitely some of the rockish ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Alphonse MouzonEssence Of Mystery ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A heavy heavy set from the legendary Alphonse Mouzon – one of his drum-heavy funk records for Blue Note! Alphonse has a style that's a bit different than some of his other work here – very direct, with plenty of soul undercurrents – although definitely some of the rockish ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Essence Of Mystery ... CD 8.99

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Alphonse MouzonMan Incognito ... CD
Blue Note/Soul Brother (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $16.99
A monstrous bit of jazz funk from drummer Alphonse Mouzon – spacey tracks in a choppy style that reminds us a bit of some of the best European fusion albums from the period, but with a harder groove overall! Mini Moog and ARP trip out the sound throughout, but the underlying rhythms are nice ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Willie Nelson & Wynton MarsalisTwo Men With The Blues ... CD
Blue Note/EMI, 2008. Used ... Out Of Stock
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Aaron NevilleMy True Story ... CD
Blue Note, 2013. Used ... $3.99
The legendary vocals of Aaron Neville – heard here in one of his most old-school sessions in years! The songs are all vintage R&B – material that even pre-dates Neville's famous years in New Orleans soul, and which goes back to a late 50s/early 60s genre that seems to fit Aaron's ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Herbie NicholsHerbie Nichols Trio Vol 2 (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1955/1956. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Some of the most exciting piano jazz ever recorded – and one of the rare few albums released by the legendary Herbie Nichols. Nichols' heavy handed style is amazing throughout, and the record explodes with energy unheard of on other trio sessions from the time. Part of the credit probably ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Herbie NicholsProphetic Herbie Nichols Vol 1 (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1955. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Killer piano jazz, and some of the greatest modernist work ever recorded by Blue Note! Herbie Nichols deserves every bit of the rare fame he ever got – and it's only the paucity of his recordings that has kept him from achieving the status of Monk or Cecil Taylor as an avant garde forefather. ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Junko OnishiCruisin' ... CD
Blue Note, 1993. Used ... $11.99
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(Out of print.)

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Junko OnishiWow ... CD
Somethin Else/Blue Note (Japan), 1993. New Copy ... $16.99
The title definitely gets it right – as the set's an exclamatory surprise from pianist Junko Onishi – just the right sort of set to launch a long career in music! Many of the tunes are originals, played with a fierce finish that comes through right away – a heavier left hand than ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD.)

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New Greg OsbySt Louis Shoes ... CD
Blue Note, 2003. Used ... Out Of Stock
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(Out of print.)

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New Leo ParkerLet Me Tell You 'Bout It (non-RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An odd little session for Blue Note – odd in that it features a host of players who weren't normally part of the label's off-used roster of big-name sidemen, and odd in that it features a swinging style that's a bit of a nod to earlier jazz days than the early 60s. Baritonist Leo Parker cut ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Leo ParkerRollin With Leo ... CD
Blue Note, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of those great "never was" Blue Note sessions – recorded in the 60s, but never issued until years later – even though the label had assigned it a cover, title, and catalog number! The album was the last session by baritone sax player Leo Parker – a bop and R&B ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Rollin With Leo (red cover) ... LP 18.99

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Horace ParlanHeadin' South ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1960. New Copy ... Around October 22, 2014
One of those legendary Blue Note sessions that often gets a lot of mentions, but which hardly ever shows up! The great soulful pianist Horace Parlan is in excellent form in this session that features his trio augmented by some very storming conga work by the great Ray Barretto – here just a ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Horace ParlanMovin & Groovin (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1960. Used ... $19.99
A killer set of tracks by one of the best piano players that Blue Note ever recorded – and a great trio outing that sparkles with soulful intensity! Even in this more traditional format, Horace Parlan's still one of the most inventive players of his generation – working with a sense of ... (Jazz) read more CD
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New John PattonBlue John ... CD
Blue Note, 1963. Used ... $19.99
Insanely wonderful – and pretty darn rare! This album by John Patton was cut during the 60s, but never issued until the 80s – and even then, only briefly – yet it's easily one of our favorite records ever by this legendary Hammond player, thanks to lots of weird twists and turns! ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Limited edition 90s pressing – same as original US 80s. Tray card has a cutout notch.)

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New John PattonBlue John (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1963/1986. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Insanely wonderful – and pretty darn rare! This album by John Patton was cut during the 60s, but never issued until the 80s – and even then, only briefly – yet it's easily one of our favorite records ever by this legendary Hammond player, thanks to lots of weird twists and turns! ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)
Also available Blue John ... CD 19.99

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John PattonBoogaloo ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $18.99
Rare work by Hammond organ giant Big John Patton – recorded in 1968, but never issued until 1995, and even then, only briefly! The record features Patton at his finest – stretching out from his basic soul jazz roots, into a more searching use of the organ that's undoubtedly influenced ... (Jazz) read more CD
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New John PattonMemphis To New York Spirit (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great lost album by John Patton – recorded in 1970, but not ever issued until 1995! The record was most likely held back because it's one of the funky organist's most far-reaching – a stunning batch of modal tracks that moves way past the usual organ sound, and much more into Larry ... (Jazz) read more CD
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New John PattonThat Certain Feeling ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A brilliantly bubbling session from Hammond genius John Patton – and a set that serves as a real link between the gutbucket soul of his early years, and some of the fresher phrasing he was beginning to explore at Blue Note! Patton's lines on the keys are a wonderful thing to behold (and ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD.)
Also available That Certain Feeling ... LP 44.99

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John PattonUnderstanding ... CD
Blue Note, 1969. Used ... $25.99
One of the coolest, hippest albums on Blue Note from organist John Patton – a set that really shows the Hammond giant taking on a new sense of direction – especially in his rhythms! The album's one of a few of John's to feature great drums from the massively overlooked Hugh Walker ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New John PattonUnderstanding ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the coolest, hippest albums on Blue Note from organist John Patton – a set that really shows the Hammond giant taking on a new sense of direction – especially in his rhythms! The album's one of a few of John's to feature great drums from the massively overlooked Hugh Walker ... (Jazz) read more CD
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New John PattonUnderstanding (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1969. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of the coolest, hippest albums on Blue Note from organist John Patton – a set that really shows the Hammond giant taking on a new sense of direction – especially in his rhythms! The album's one of a few of John's to feature great drums from the massively overlooked Hugh Walker ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Early 90s Japanese pressing. Includes obi.)
Also available Understanding ... CD 25.99

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New Duke PearsonI Don't Care Who Knows It ... CD
Blue Note, 1969/1970. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Duke Pearson's greatest records – pulled from 2 different sessions recorded at the end of the 70s, but not issued until a few years back! The work's quite different than Pearson's big band recordings, or his earlier soul jazz ones – and is a brilliant mix of Brazilian styles, ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, original pressing.)

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New Duke PearsonIt Could Only Happen With You ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Pivotal work from Duke Pearson – a brilliant set that perfectly sums up all the criss-crossing of styles he was working on in the late 60s – and comes up with a wonderful blend of electric jazz, Brazilian rhythms, and just a touch of 70s soul! Pearson plays some sweet Fender Rhodes on ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Duke PearsonMerry Ole Soul ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... Around October 22, 2014
One of the strangest albums ever recorded for Blue Note – and one of the coolest, too! Duke Pearson recorded this set in 1969 – during the middle of his last productive period of activity, at a time when he was doing some tremendous genre-crossing jazz that really broke from his ... read more CD

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Duke PearsonNow Hear This ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $18.99
Duke Pearson knocks it out of the park with this one – perfectly summing up all the new ideas in jazz arranging and large ensemble work he'd been exploring at Blue Note – and pushing things way way past his previous small group material as well! The album's quite different than most ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD.)

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Duke PearsonPhantom ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... Around November 29, 2014
Incredible work from pianist Duke Pearson – a darkly-tinged album of grooves that surpasses all his other gems for Blue Note! The record showcases some great work from Bobby Hutcherson – slid into the mix in a really sly way, so that his jazzy vibes color all the tunes with an edgey ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Michel Petrucciani/Jim Hall/Wayne ShorterPower Of Three ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1986. New Copy ... $16.99
A key moment in the career of pianist Michel Petrucciani – and a set that features an amazing collaboration with guitarist Jim Hall, and a fair bit of great tenor and soprano sax from Wayne Shorter too! Hall's guitar is heard on every track on the set – ringing out in those wonderfully ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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New Noel PointerPhantazia ... CD
Blue Note, 1977. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sweet electric fusion from violinist Noel Pointer – a player so great, you'll forget that he's using an instrument you normally associate with sleepier music! Like others of the 70s generation, Pointer plays the violin in a way that's clearly heavily influenced by keyboards of the time ... (Soul) read more CD
Also available Phantazia ... LP 2.99

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Noel PointerPhantazia/Hold On ... CD
Blue Note/BGO (UK), 1977/1978. New Copy 2 CDs ... $11.99
A pair of great pair of records from electric fusion violinist Noel Pointer – Phantazia from '77 and Hold On from '78 – in a 2CD set! Like others of the 70s generation, Pointer plays the violin in a way that's clearly heavily influenced by keyboards of the time – electric in ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Gregory PorterLiquid Spirit ... CD
Blue Note, 2013. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
Gregory Porter arrives on Blue Note Records – and the result is Porter's most fully-formed set so far – just the kind of album that will push him firmly into the limelight – a place that we've felt he's deserved for quite a few years! Porter's a hell of a singer, and a hell of a ... (Vocalists) read more CD
Also available Liquid Spirit (with bonus tracks) ... LP 22.99

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Bud PowellComplete Blue Note & Roost Recordings (4CD box set) ... CD
Blue Note, Late 40s/1950s/Early 60s. Used 4CD ... $33.99
A wealth of classic work from Bud Powell – his complete recordings for both the Blue Note and Roost label – served up in a mighty 4CD set! The package begins with early 78rpm sides from the late 40s, then moves into material from full albums in the 50s – and ends with one track ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print. Includes original slipcase and book.)

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New Don PullenOde To Life – A Tribute To George Adams ... CD
Blue Note, 1993. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(Jazz) CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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Don PullenRandom Thoughts ... CD
Blue Note, 1990. Used ... $9.99
(Jazz) CD

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New Don Pullen & The African Brazilian ConnectionKele Mou Bana ... CD
Blue Note, 1991. Used ... Out Of Stock
(Jazz) CD
(Original pressing, small cutout notch through spine.)

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Don Pullen/George Adams QuartetBreakthrough ... CD
Blue Note, 1986. Used ... $18.99
Great work from the Don Pullen-George Adams Quartet – a great post-Mingus group that features Adams on tenor and Pullen on piano – along with Dannie Richmond on drums and Cameron Brown on bass! The sound of these sides is really wonderful – as inventive and exploratory as some of ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, small tear inside booklet.)

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QuasimodeMy Favorite Songs ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 2014. New Copy ... $26.99
A great new groove from Quasimode – and a set that has the combo really coming across with a sound that's more sensitive than before! The quartet still have their great ear for a strong bottom on their jazz tunes, but most numbers here move in a midtempo speed, instead of their previous ... (New Grooves) read more CD
Also available My Favorite Songs (CD/DVD) ... CD 38.99

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QuasimodeMy Favorite Songs (CD/DVD) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 2014. New Copy CD & DVD ... $38.99
A great new groove from Quasimode – and a set that has the combo really coming across with a sound that's more sensitive than before! The quartet still have their great ear for a strong bottom on their jazz tunes, but most numbers here move in a midtempo speed, instead of their previous ... (New Grooves) read more CD
(DVD is NTSC coded, All Region. SHMCD pressing.)
Also available My Favorite Songs ... CD 26.99

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Ike QuebecBallads ... CD
Blue Note, Early 60s. Used ... $4.99
(Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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New Ike QuebecBlue & Sentimental ... CD
Blue Note, 1961. Used ... $4.99
Moody late night tenor musings by one of Blue Note's greatest talents of the early 60s! The album's a classic through and through – and the tenor of the mighty Ike Quebec is set up nicely in a solid quartet with Grant Green on guitar, Paul Chambers on bass, and Philly Joe Jones on drums. ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Ike QuebecEasy Living ... CD
Blue Note, 1962/1987. Used ... $14.99
A killer set of work from this tremendous tenorist – rare sides, but titles that stand with his best classics from the time! Lost material that Ike Quebec recorded for Blue Note in the early 60s, but which wasn't issued until the 80s. A few of the tracks on the album were issued on the rare ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Ike QuebecEasy Living (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1962/1987. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A killer set of work from this tremendous tenorist – rare sides, but titles that stand with his best classics from the time! Lost material that Ike Quebec recorded for Blue Note in the early 60s, but which wasn't issued until the 80s. A few of the tracks on the album were issued on the rare ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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New Ike QuebecSoul Samba (RVG remaster edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note, 1962. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of the few Blue Note albums with a bossa groove – and a great one too! The record features soulful tenor star Ike Quebec blowing in front of Brazilian-styled rhythms laid out by a combo that includes Kenny Burrell on guitar, and a duo of Latin percussionists! Willie Bobo plays drums on ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Lou RawlsBrotherman! – Lou Rawls Sings The Hits ... CD
Blue Note (UK), 1998. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Nice nice set of Lou's great pop soul tracks recorded for Capitol during the late 60s – many of them with arrangements by H.B. Barnum, and production by David Axelrod. This stuff never gets its due, which is a shame – because Lou's fantastically rich voice opens up just about any song ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Freddie ReddMusic From the Connection (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1960. Used ... $13.99
A landmark album – not only for Freddie Redd, but for Jackie McLean, who's the real star of the session! In the early 60s, both Freddie and Jackie played together in a hip New York play called The Connection – working as a part of a live jazz band who were hanging out in an apartment, ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Freddie ReddRedd's Blues ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1961. New Copy ... $18.99
A real corker from Freddie Redd – and never issued at the time! Despite the fact that Freddie was part of one of the greatest sessions ever on Blue Note – the soundtrack to The Connection, done with Jackie McLean – he rarely got the chance to record more for the label, which is ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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New Dianne ReevesDianne Reeves ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1987. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
An amazing moment for singer Dianne Reeves – the first in a long line of excellent records for the Blue Note label – and a wonderfully tight blend of jazz and soul, put together at a level that instantly pushed Reeves into the territory of previous giants like Phyllis Hyman and Marlena ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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New Dianne ReevesQuiet After The Storm ... CD
Blue Note, 1995. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(Vocalists) CD
(Out of print.)

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New Sam RiversNew Conception ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $19.99
A mindblowing moment from the young Sam Rivers – and definitely a set that warrants the "new conception" of the title! Unlike some of Rivers' other material of the time, which often featured original inventive compositions, this set's based around classic standards – but all ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHM CD pressing!)

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Freddie RoachAll That's Good ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1964. New Copy ... Around November 19, 2014
One of the more obscure albums that organist Freddie Roach recorded for Blue Note in the 60's. Recorded hot on the heels of Donald Byrd's successful "with voices" LPs, this one features a small choir of voices with a gospelly feel to them. The music's pure soul jazz organ stuff, though, ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Freddie RoachBrown Sugar ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... Around October 22, 2014
Smoking work on Hammond from Freddie Roach – a key player in the Blue Note lineup of the 60s, and a strong link between the label's soul jazz and modern sides! The sound here is a really beautiful one – partly in the organ/tenor mode forged by Baby Face Willette and John Patton in ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Freddie RoachBrown Sugar (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1964. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Smoking work on Hammond from Freddie Roach – a key player in the Blue Note lineup of the 60s, and a strong link between the label's soul jazz and modern sides! The sound here is a really beautiful one – partly in the organ/tenor mode forged by Baby Face Willette and John Patton in ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Renee RosnesRenee Rosnes ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1988. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A great early moment for pianist Renee Rosnes – and a set that has her really bursting out with help from a top-shelf lineup of musicians! The core trio features Ron Carter on bass and Lewis Nash on drums – although Renee also plays without them on two numbers – and the tunes ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD.)

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Charlie RouseBossa Nova Bacchanal ... CD
Blue Note, 1962. Used ... $16.99
Soulful bossa from Blue Note – and a real lost treasure! Tenor giant Charlie Rouse makes a rare appearance as a leader here – working with a percussion-heavy group that includes Willie Bobo, Potato Valdez, and Garvin Masseaux – and hitting a sax-meets-bossa groove that's simply ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print Connoisseur CD Series pressing. BMG Direct pressing.)
Also available Bossa Nova Bacchanal ... LP 9.99

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New Gonzalo RubalcabaImagine ... CD
Blue Note, 1995. Used ... $2.99
(Jazz) CD
(Out of print. Booklet has a promotional sticker, and the barcode has a cutout mark.)
 
 



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