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Ahmed Abdul-MalikSpellbound ... CD
Prestige/Dusty Groove, 1964. New Copy ... $10.99 12.98
Sublime sounds from the always-amazing Ahmed Abdul-Malik – a jazz bassist at heart, but also a musician with a great ear for Eastern instrumentation as well! Ahmed cut a few key records at the end of the 50s and start of the 60s – and this spellbinding set may well be one of his ... (Jazz) read more CD
(On the Dusty Groove label.)

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New Ahmed Abdul-MalikSpellbound ... CD
Prestige/Dusty Groove, 1964. Used ... Out Of Stock
Sublime sounds from the always-amazing Ahmed Abdul-Malik – a jazz bassist at heart, but also a musician with a great ear for Eastern instrumentation as well! Ahmed cut a few key records at the end of the 50s and start of the 60s – and this spellbinding set may well be one of his ... (Jazz) read more CD
(On the Dusty Groove label.)
Also available Spellbound ... CD 10.99

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New Pepper AdamsEncounter! ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1968. Used ... Out Of Stock
Late 60s greatness from Pepper Adams – an overlooked session that's easily one of his most standout sides of the decade! There's an easygoing swing to the record that's simply wonderful – a well-blown sound that's never too overthought or academic – just pure proof of the sort of ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Nat AdderleyDouble Exposure ... LP
Prestige, 1975. Sealed ... $24.99
A lost chapter in the David Axelrod/Cannonball Adderley tradition – and one of Nat's best albums from the 70s! Nat's funky trumpet sits nicely in moody arrangements by David Axelrod and Jimmy Jones – and the group features electric piano by George Duke, plus guest playing by Cannonball ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a hole in front. Cover has a large cut corner.)

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Roland AlexanderPleasure Bent ... LP
New Jazz/Prestige, 1961. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
One of the few albums ever cut by this incredible tenor sax player – a wonderful talent that we only know from a handful of records – all of which we love! This date's got a bold sound that very much lives up to its cover, and Alexander's placement on Prestige's New Jazz label – ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mose AllisonCreek Bank ... LP
Prestige, Early 60s. Very Good- ... $9.99
One of Mose's best early albums – even though he hardly gets a chance to sing on it! The album features some great work by Allison's trio of the time – Addison Farmer on bass and Ronnie Free on drums – simple piano-driven groovers, performed with a slight gutbuckety approach, and ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow & black label pressing, with NJ address, RVG stamp, and deep groove. Cover has some seam splitting, peeling of the gloss finish, light wear, some tape residue, and marker and pen on the back.)

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Mose AllisonMose Allison Sings ... LP
Prestige, Late 50s. Very Good ... $16.99
A hipster vocal jazz classic – a full length Prestige album that brings together all of Mose Allison's vocal numbers from his initial run a the label! Mose started out as a pianist, but quickly won even greater attention with his down home, New Orleans-influenced way of singing – a ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow & black label NJ pressing. Cover has some wear.)

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Mose AllisonOl' Devil Mose (Autumn Song & Ramblin' With Mose) ... LP
Prestige, Late 50s. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $3.99
Two later album's from Allison's stay at Prestige, Ramblin' With Mose and Autumn Song – before he moved over to Atlantic to go on to greater success – collected in one package. Unlike his later, more well-known sets, this is mostly instrumental, but there are a couple of nice vocal ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mose Allison TrioBack Country Suite ... CD
Prestige (Japan), 1957. New Copy ... $16.99
A rare early Mose Allison album – a mostly-instrumental outing that focuses on Allison's wonderful talents on the piano – already honed by this time through participation in a number of key sessions with other leaders! Side one of the album features the beautiful "Back Country ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing)

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Mose Allison TrioBack Country Suite ... LP
Prestige, 1957. Very Good ... $24.99
A rare early Mose Allison album – a mostly-instrumental outing that focuses on Allison's wonderful talents on the piano – already honed by this time through participation in a number of key sessions with other leaders! Side one of the album features the beautiful "Back Country ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow & black label NJ pressing. Cover has a name in pen on back.)

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New Gene AmmonsBest Of Gene Ammons For Beautiful People ... LP
Prestige, 1960s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Blue label pressing. Cover has some wear.)

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Gene AmmonsBig Sound ... CD
Prestige, Mid 50s. Used ... $6.99
Classic Jug, playing in a laidback open-ended blowing session, with other strong Prestige players – like Coltrane, Jerome Richardson, Paul Quinichette, Art Taylor, and Mal Waldron, who always seems to be the driving force between most Prestige sides like this. The album has only 4 tracks, ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Gene AmmonsBlack Cat ... LP
Prestige, 1971. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of the great funky albums that Gene Ammons cut for Prestige at the start of the 70s – quite different than his earlier work for the label, and a very different showcase for his tenor genius! The whole lineup here is amazing – a quintet that features heavy drums from Idris Muhammad, ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Purple label pressing.)

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New Gene AmmonsBlue Groove ... LP
Prestige, 1962/1982. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A rare one by Gene Ammons – recorded in 1962 for Chess, but unissued until this obscure early 80s pressing on Prestige! The session is one of Jug's excellent early 60s sides – and is very much in the style of other work from the period. Players on the set are mostly unknown, but the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear & a name in marker on both sides.)

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New Gene AmmonsBoss Is Back (Boss Is Back/Brother Jug) ... CD
Prestige, 1969. Used ... Out Of Stock
In "back", the title is pointing to the fact that Gene Ammons is back on the scene, after being released from 7 years of a tragic 15 year narcotics sentence in prison. The album marks a proud return for Jug – who'd not recorded since a very successful flurry of sides recorded in ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Gene AmmonsBoss Is Back! ... LP
Prestige, 1969. Very Good- ... $4.99
In "back", the title is pointing to the fact that Gene Ammons is back on the scene, after being released from 7 years of a tragic 15 year narcotics sentence in prison. The album marks a proud return for Jug – who'd not recorded since a very successful flurry of sides recorded in ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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New Gene AmmonsBoss Tenor ... LP
Prestige, 1960. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A soul jazz classic from Gene Ammons – the kind of session that easy made him "boss" on tenor – with a tone and conception that few other players could touch! The set is done in a style that's laidback, but never too loose – bouncing along in that "with conga" ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing in the green cover. Cover has ring & edge wear.)

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Gene AmmonsBrasswind ... LP
Prestige, 1973. Very Good ... $8.99
Gene Ammons gets the Cannonball Adderley treatment – as he blows funky solos over an album arranged and conducted by David Axelrod! Brasswind has a larger, fuller funky sound than some of his earlier work for Prestige – and it works very well! The overall sound's a bit smoother, but ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Gene AmmonsBrasswind ... CD
Prestige/Universal (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... Around September 25, 2014
Gene Ammons gets the Cannonball Adderley treatment – as he blows funky solos over an album arranged and conducted by David Axelrod! Brasswind has a larger, fuller funky sound than some of his earlier work for Prestige – and it works very well! The overall sound's a bit smoother, but ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Brasswind ... LP 8.99

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Gene AmmonsBrother Jug! ... LP
Prestige, 1970. Very Good ... $14.99
One of Jug's funkier albums from his time back out of the pen, and a tasty electric session with Billy Butler on guitar and Sonny Phillips on organ. Pretty Purdie plays drums, and he kicks it nice and lean on the great groover "Jungle Strut". The album also features a nice version of ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Purple label pressing. Cover has a cutout hole & a name in marker.)

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Gene AmmonsFunky – Hi Fi Jam Session ... LP
Prestige, 1957. Very Good+ ... $9.99
One of Ammons' classic blowing sessions for Prestige, with an all-star lineup that includes Art Farmer, Jackie McLean, Mal Waldron, and Kenny Burrell. The group plays together on 4 long tracks, and in a tight hardbop vein, with long soulful solos from every player. Titles include "Pint ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing. Cover has a name in marker on both sides.)

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Gene AmmonsGot My Own ... LP
Prestige, 1973. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A more laidback set than usual from Ammons' early 70s stretch on Prestige – but a record that nicely gets back to that big-toned tenor sound he used often on ballads from earlier years! The combo mixes both electric piano and organ – the former from Hank Jones, the latter from Ernie ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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New Gene AmmonsGreatest Hits Vol 1 – The Sixties ... LP
Prestige, 1960s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Cover has some light wear.)

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New Gene AmmonsHappy Blues (alternate cover) ... LP
Prestige, 1956. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Gene Ammons in a mighty nice setting – working here in an open-ended jam session style that brings all his best live energy into play at the studio of Rudy Van Gelder! The set's got a crackle that really goes beyond the earlier, shorter bop recordings from Ammons – and a bit more ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has completely split seams held with several pieces of clear and thick green tape.)

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New Gene AmmonsJammin With Gene – Hi Fi Jam Session ... CD
Prestige (Japan), 1956. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Ahhhh . . . The Jam Session years of Gene Ammons! This album was one of a number that Jug cut for Prestige during the mid 50s, all excellent examples of how perfectly the label's "blowing session" style could work when it wanted to. The set takes Ammons' tenor, and groups it with an ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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New Gene AmmonsJammin' In Hi Fi With Gene Ammons ... CD
Prestige, Late 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Not to be confused with the Jammin' With Gene LP, this set was later reissued as The Twister. Classic blowing session material from Jug – with 4 long tracks that are all a superb example of how great Prestige could be when they wanted to! The group is filled with great players – ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Gene AmmonsJug ... LP
Prestige, 1961. Very Good- ... $8.99
A real turning point in the career of Gene Ammons – a record that almost returns Ammons to his earthier roots, and in the process helps build up a whole new sound in soul jazz for the 60s! The "Jug" nickname in the title is kind of a joking way to help Ammons stand alongside "M ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow & black label NJ pressing, with deep groove and RVG stamp. Cover has a split top seam.)

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New Gene AmmonsJuganthology ... LP
Prestige, Mid 50s. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $5.99
A nice selection of rare Gene Ammons work from the mid 50s – all long, hard-blowing tracks! (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and a bit of marker.)

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New Gene AmmonsJungle Soul (Ca'Purange) (aka Bad Bossa Nova) (tiger cover) ... LP
Prestige, 1964. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Bad Bossa Nova is right – as Gene Ammons really hits a great groove here – one that's not exactly bossa, but which has lots of Latin and tropical touches! The session makes great use of 2 guitars at the same time – using that of Kenny Burrell for soulful rhythm, but also adding ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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New Gene AmmonsJungle Soul (Ca'Purange) (pts I & II) ... 7-inch
Prestige, 1964. Used ... Out Of Stock
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Gene AmmonsJungle Strut/Madame Queen ... 7-inch
Prestige, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A great cut from Gene! "Jungle Strut" doesn't have the hard heavy funk sound of other Prestige cuts from the time – but it's got a tight rolling groove, with a really strident feel, and a nice warm sound! Very nice – and very catchy! (Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has a sticker.)

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New Gene AmmonsLegends Of Acid Jazz – Black Cat!/You Talk That Talk! ... CD
Prestige, 1970/1971. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A pair of funky killers from tenorist Gene Ammons! Black Cat is one of the great funky albums that Gene Ammons cut for Prestige at the start of the 70s – quite different than his earlier work for the label, and a very different showcase for his tenor genius! The whole lineup here is amazing ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Legends Of Acid Jazz – Black Cat!/You Talk That Talk! (plus bonus tracks) ... CD 9.99

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Gene AmmonsLegends Of Acid Jazz – Black Cat!/You Talk That Talk! (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Prestige, 1970/1971. New Copy ... $9.99
A pair of funky killers from tenorist Gene Ammons! Black Cat is one of the great funky albums that Gene Ammons cut for Prestige at the start of the 70s – quite different than his earlier work for the label, and a very different showcase for his tenor genius! The whole lineup here is amazing ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Gene AmmonsNight Lights ... LP
Prestige, 1985. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Cover has a gold promo stamp.)

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New Gene AmmonsSock! ... LP
Prestige, 1965. Used ... Out Of Stock
A striking title – and a strong set of grooves, even if the tracks were pulled from a variety of different sessions, and not recorded as a unified album. Jug plays tenor on all cuts – working in formats that range from a Mal Waldron led trio to larger honking groups with horn players ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing.)

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Gene AmmonsTwister ... LP
Prestige, Late 50s. Very Good ... $24.99
Classic blowing session material from Jug – with 4 long tracks that are all a superb example of how great Prestige could be when they wanted to! The group is filled with great players – Jackie McLean, Mal Waldron, Idrees Sulieman, and Kenny Burrell – and the band plays with a ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow & black label NJ pressing. Cover has a small stain on back and a center split on the bottom seam.)

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New Gene AmmonsUp Tight! ... LP
Prestige, 1961. Used ... Out Of Stock
A great little session by Jug – cut after the late 50s blowing session years, and with a much tighter sound that's very much in the pocket! The record features two groups – one with Walter Bishop, Art Davis, and Art Taylor; the other with Patti Brown, George Duvivier, and Taylor ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some aging, light wear, and a small split on the bottom seam.)

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New Gene AmmonsVelvet Soul ... LP
Prestige, 1964. Used ... Out Of Stock
Classic mellow Jug – from a time when Prestige discovered that Gene Ammons would sell equally well to the mellow jazz crowd as to the jukebox jumpers. Most of the cuts feature Gene with a deep soulful tone that could qualify as "velvet", but which still has enough of a rough edge ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Vinyl has a short click on one track.)

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Gene AmmonsWoofin & Tweetin ... LP
Prestige, Early 50s. Very Good ... $5.99
Nice nice album on Prestige, bringing together Jug's earlier sides in 2 different settings. The first batch has Ammons "battling" Sonny Stitt in a set of stuff that features hard twin tenors in the frontline, with the kind of cutting contests the two of them would perform live all over ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing, with an oragne tinted cover image of Ammons. Cover has a cutout hole, a spot of price sticker residue, and a partially split bottom seam.)

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New Gene Ammons & Dexter GordonChase! (with extra tracks) ... CD
Prestige, 1970. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Gritty live work from twin tenor giants Gene Ammons and Dexter Gordon – recorded in an open-ended style that's a bit like some of Gordon's famous early work on the Central Avenue scene in LA, or Ammons' famous live "battles" with Sonny Stitt! The date was recorded in Chicago at the ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Gene Ammons & His All StarsGroove Blues ... CD
Prestige/OJC, Late 50s. Used ... $8.99
One of the tasty blowing session albums that Jug cut for Prestige – remarkable in the quality of the players (Coltrane, Mal Waldron, Pepper Adams, and others), and in the relaxed easy groove of the solid soulful tracks. There's 4 long cuts, and they all swing nicely nicely nicely! Titles ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Gene Ammons & Sonny StittTogether Again For The Last Time ... LP
Prestige, 1976. Near Mint- ... $5.99
1973 recording that would become the last that Jug and Stitt did before Jug's untimely death in the mid 70's. Duke Pearson produced it (even though it wasn't for Blue Note), and the group includes Junior Mance on piano, Sam Jones on bass, and either Mickey Roker or Ajaramu on drums. Tracks ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Gene Ammons & Sonny StittWe'll Be Together Again ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1961/1968. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Nothing fancy – but some great straight-ahead blowing from Stitt and Jug! The album's a quintet session, with John Houston piano, Buster Williams bass, and George Brown drums providing all the rhythm. But the real focus is on the twin-sax frontline – with Sitt taking up the alto on a ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Gene Ammons & Sonny StittWe'll Be Together Again ... LP
Prestige, 1961/1968. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Nothing fancy – but some great straight-ahead blowing from Stitt and Jug! The album's a quintet session, with John Houston piano, Buster Williams bass, and George Brown drums providing all the rhythm. But the real focus is on the twin-sax frontline – with Sitt taking up the alto on a ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has a name in marker & a cutout notch.)

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New Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt with Jack McDuffSoul Summit ... LP
Prestige, 1962. Good+ ... $3.99
A definite soul summit for the time – with 3 top-shelf players in the lead, all getting plenty of room to do their thing! Both Gene Ammons and Sonny Stitt are on tenor in the front, working with the respect and confidence they'd forged together on other co-led sessions from the time – ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label presssing. Cover has moderate wear & aging, with a split spine.)

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New Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt with Jack McDuffSoul Summit – Vols 1 & 2 ... CD
Prestige (Germany), 1962. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The brain trust of soul jazz in the early 60s – led by tenorist Gene Ammons on both albums! Soul Summit Volume one features Ammons and Sonny Stitt on tenor, plus Jack McDuff on Hammond – a definite soul summit for the time – with 3 top-shelf players in the lead, all getting ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt with Jack McDuffSoul Summit (2nd cover) ... LP
Prestige, 1962. Very Good- ... $4.99
A definite soul summit for the time – with 3 top-shelf players in the lead, all getting plenty of room to do their thing! Both Gene Ammons and Sonny Stitt are on tenor in the front, working with the respect and confidence they'd forged together on other co-led sessions from the time – ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing. Cover has some wear, with a small split on the bottom seam.)

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New Gene Ammons, Etta Jones, & Jack McDuffSoul Summit Vol 2 ... LP
Prestige, 1963. Used ... Out Of Stock
A set that's less a "summit" than a great collection of groovy work for Prestige Records in the 60s – tracks that didn't make it onto other full albums of the time, but which feature material by some of the most soulful talents on the label! Tenorist Gene Ammons is the main star ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has a split top seam and half split spine.)

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New Dorothy AshbyHip Harp ... LP
Prestige, Late 50s. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Great stuff by the grooviest artist ever to play a harp! Dorothy Ashby had a unique soul jazz harp sound, and although the instrument she used is probably more thought of in terms of bedtime lullabies, she actually makes it swing nicely, and with a soulful sound that draws back to traditions of ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Dorothy AshbyIn A Minor Groove/Hip Harp ... CD
Prestige, 1958. Used ... Out Of Stock
2 of Dorothy Ashby's classic Prestige sessions – back to back on one CD! First up is material from Hip Harp – great stuff by the grooviest artist ever to play a harp! Dorothy Ashby had a unique soul jazz harp sound, and although the instrument she used is probably more thought of in ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Gary BartzFollow, The Medicine Man ... CD
Prestige/Universal (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... Around September 25, 2014
Funky wonderfulness from Gary Bartz – one of his hip sets from the early 70s recorded with his NTU group – a very righteous blend of soul, jazz, and funky elements! Huber Eaves plays some great electric piano on the record – and so does Bartz, alongside his usual soprano and alto ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Gary BartzJuju Street Songs (Juju Street Songs/Follow The Medicine Man) ... CD
Prestige, Early 70s. Used ... $14.99
US 2-fer CD that brings together two of Gary Bartz's harder to find LPs on one CD – Juju Street Songs and Follow The Medicine Man. Both LPs feature a lineup that includes Hubert Eaves on electric piano, Stafford James on bass, and Andy Bey on vocals; and the material is pivotal stuff for ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Gary BartzShadow Do ... CD
Prestige/Universal (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... $13.99
A key early pairing of saxophonist Gary Bartz and producer Larry Mizell – working here together before their more famous collaboration on Capitol Records, in a sound that's even more freewheeling and open-ended! Bartz still has a bit of an edge in his horn here – the style laid down ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Gary BartzSingerella – A Ghetto Fairy Tale ... CD
Prestige/BGP (UK), 1974. New Copy ... $11.99
One of the last Gary Bartz albums for Prestige – and a really unique session with a different feel than some of his earlier work! Gary's still got plenty of angular funk in his sound here – thanks to some edgey keyboards from Hubert Eaves – but he's also tightened things up a bit ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Bayete (Todd Cochran)Worlds Around The Sun (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Prestige/Omnivore, 1972. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the most spiritual sessions recorded by Prestige Records in the 70s – an ultra-hip record from keyboardist Bayete Todd Cochran – with a vibe that's somewhere between music on the Black Jazz and Strata East label! Bayete plays Fender Rhodes and clavinet on the set – and ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Bayete (Todd Cochran)Worlds Around The Sun (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Prestige/Omnivore, 1972. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the most spiritual sessions recorded by Prestige Records in the 70s – an ultra-hip record from keyboardist Bayete Todd Cochran – with a vibe that's somewhere between music on the Black Jazz and Strata East label! Bayete plays Fender Rhodes and clavinet on the set – and ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New George Benson & Jack McDuffGeorge Benson/Jack McDuff (New Boss Guitar of George Benson & Hot Barbeque) ... CD
Prestige, 1964/1965. Used ... Out Of Stock
A double-length package of organ/guitar greatness – and a set that features key 60s work by Hammond hero Jack McDuff and guitarist George Benson! First up is The New Boss Guitar Of George Benson – the first album ever cut by Benson as a leader, a cooker of a soul jazz set, recorded ... (Jazz) read more CD

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George Benson/Jack McDuffNew Boss Guitar Of George Benson ... LP
Prestige/OJC, 1964. New Copy (reissue)... $15.99 17.98
The first album ever cut by George Benson as a leader – a cooker of a soul jazz set, recorded back when George was the guitarist in Jack McDuff's classic 60s quartet! The album's almost a McDuff Quartet one – since Jack's on Hammond and Red Holloway is on tenor – but the group's ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Walter Bishop Jr TrioWalter Bishop Jr Trio 1965 ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1965. Used ... Out Of Stock
An obscure early set from Walter Bishop – recorded for the tiny Cotillion label in the mid 60s, and featuring a young Butch Warren on bass, and Jimmy Cobb on drums! The setting is simple and soulful – with Walter working through a batch of tunes that are mostly standards, but which ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Art BlakeyChild's Dance ... CD
Prestige/Universal (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Seminal Art Blakey material from the early 70s – a real change from his 60s vibe on Blue Note, in a style that really opens up to a host of more spiritual touches! The album's a counterpart to the classic Buhania set, also issued on Prestige at the time – and like that record, this one ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Art Blakey & The Jazz MessengersBuhaina ... LP
Prestige (UK), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An amazing album that has Art Blakey completely reinventing himself for the 70s! Blakey shifts from straight hardbop to kind of a modal soul jazz groove, touched with some of the electric playing of the younger jazz generation, but not enough to qualify as fusion or funk. Instead, he's working ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Art Blakey & The Jazz MessengersBuhaina ... CD
Prestige/Universal (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
An amazing album that has Art Blakey completely reinventing himself for the 70s! Blakey shifts from straight hardbop to kind of a modal soul jazz groove, touched with some of the electric playing of the younger jazz generation, but not enough to qualify as fusion or funk. Instead, he's working ... (Jazz) read more CD

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George BraithMusart ... CD
Prestige/Dusty Groove, 1967. New Copy ... $10.99 12.98
One of our favorite-ever albums on Prestige Records from the 60s – and a set that's a fair bit different than most of the other work on the label! The set's an unusual outing for saxophonist George Braith – cut after his famous albums for Blue Note, and in a mode that's quite different ... (Jazz) read more CD
(On the Dusty Groove label.)

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New Bob BrookmeyerDual Role Of Bob Brookmeyer ... CD
Prestige (Japan), 1954. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Bob Brookmeyer's got a dual role here – not just working in two different groups, but also on two different instruments as well! The record's a wonderful early example of the sense of space and timing that instantly made Brookmeyer one of the freshest talents of his generation – ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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Clifford BrownClifford Brown Memorial (Prestige) ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1953. Used ... $5.99
Early 50s material recorded by the late Clifford Brown – issued here in a classic "memorial" package slightly after his death in 1956! And while Brown never recorded much for Prestige – and never really as a leader – these sides are still a great example of his ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Clifford BrownClifford Brown Memorial Album (Prestige) ... LP
Prestige/OJC, Early 50s. New Copy (reissue)... Around September 30, 2014
Early 50s material recorded by the late Clifford Brown – issued here in a classic "memorial" package slightly after his death in 1956! And while Brown never recorded much for Prestige – and never really as a leader – these sides are still a great example of his ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Clifford Brown Memorial (Prestige) ... CD 5.99

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Clifford BrownClifford Brown Memorial Album (Prestige) (white cover) ... LP
Prestige, Early 50s. Very Good- ... $9.99
Early 50s material recorded by the late Clifford Brown – issued here in a classic "memorial" package slightly after his death in 1956! And while Brown never recorded much for Prestige – and never really as a leader – these sides are still a great example of his ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow & black label NJ pressing, with RVG etching. Vinyl has a number of small pressing flaw bumps. Cover has some wear, small stains, discoloration due to age, a split top seam and spine, and a bit of splitting on the bottom seam.)

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Ray BryantAlone With The Blues ... CD
New Jazz/Prestige (Japan), 1958. New Copy ... $15.99
A very striking album – one of Ray Bryant's most noteworthy of the time! The album features Ray playing solo piano – quite unusual for the period, as most piano jazz records, especially his, were at least cut in a trio format – with additional bass and drums. Yet the approach ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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Ray BryantRay Bryant Trio (Prestige) ... CD
Prestige (Japan), 1957. New Copy ... $15.99
A great early trio session from Ray Bryant – the kind of record that instantly shows why he caught such fire on the scene! There's a simplicity here that's almost invisible – a command of the keys that's strong, but not nearly as show-offy as some of Bryant's contemporaries. And given ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing)

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Rusty BryantFire Eater ... CD
Prestige (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... Around September 25, 2014
A monster – and one of the best jazz funk albums ever on Prestige! Rusty Bryant blows his top off on this one – taking his tenor stylings out of the more staid R&B mode of earlier years, working with some younger heavy funk jazz players to craft a brilliant album of long searing ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Rusty BryantFor The Good Times ... LP
Prestige, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
One of Rusty Bryant's last albums for Prestige – recorded in that more-electric mode that graced the label's albums of the year 1973 – but in a style that's still pretty darn nice! The group's still a small combo – with Rusy on tenor and alto, plus with Hank Jones on electric ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Rusty BryantFriday Night Funk For Saturday Night Brothers ... LP
Prestige, 1972. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A sweet sweet change for Rusty Bryant – as electric piano moves in on the usual Hammond heard on most of his funky sessions – with a resulting groove that's outta site! The change in keys makes for more of a soundtrack funk feel than a rough-edged one – not smooth at all, but ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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New Rusty BryantLegends Of Acid Jazz – Fire-Eater/Wildfire ... CD
Prestige, 1971/1972. Used ... Out Of Stock
A 2-in-1 killer that features some of the funkiest work ever from Rusty Bryant! First up is the legendary Fire Eater album – one of the best jazz funk albums ever on Prestige! Rusty Bryant blows his top off on this one – taking his tenor stylings out of the more staid R&B mode of ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Rusty BryantLegends Of Acid Jazz – Night Train Now/Soul Liberation ... CD
Prestige, 1969/1970. Used ... $4.99
Early funky work from Rusty Bryant – 2 cookers for Prestige back to back on one CD! Night Train Now is one of the first few funky classics from tenorist Rusty Bryant – a record that showed a whole new side of his talents, thanks to the addition of a rock-solid rhythm section! As the ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Rusty BryantRusty Bryant Returns ... LP
Prestige, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A real smoker of a session – Rusty Bryant's first comeback album of the jazz funk years, done in a mode that virtually set the tone for other Prestige sessions of the time! Rusty's working here on alto sax, in a mode that's clearly inspired by the Lou Donaldson sessions of the time on Blue ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Rusty BryantUntil It's Time For You To Go ... LP
Prestige, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A richly soulful album from tenor giant Rusty Bryant – and a set that mixes his older Prestige Records mode with the larger electric styles of the CTI generation! The group's bigger than on most of Bryant's other records of the time – some larger charts arranged by Horace Ott, who had ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Rusty BryantWild Fire ... LP
Prestige, 1972. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of Rusty Bryant's classics! The record's a monster – very much in the style of his Fire Eater classic, as you might guess from the title! The tracks here are all long, open, and rock-solid – held firmly in place by some incredible drums from Idris Muhammad – and featuring a ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, light wear, and a few small creases.)

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Kenny BurrellAll Night Long ... LP
Prestige, 1957. Very Good ... $11.99
Sublime late 50s hardbop – recorded in the best Prestige blowing session mode! The record has an incredibly open-ended feel – as you might probably guess from the track "All Night Long", which runs for all of side one, and gives all the players included plenty of room to work ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing in a green cover, with some wear and a cutout hole.)

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New Kenny Burrell with the Jack McDuff QuartetCrash! ... CD
Prestige/Universal (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Kenny Burrell joins the quartet of Hammond hero Brother Jack McDuff – in a session that's not only a classic Prestige cooker from the 60s, but also one of Kenny's most hard grooving albums of the decade! Jack's tight group really seem to push Burrell into some great new territory – a ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Kenny Burrell with the Jack McDuff QuartetCrash! ... CD
Prestige, 1964. Used ... Out Of Stock
Kenny Burrell joins the quartet of Hammond hero Brother Jack McDuff – in a session that's not only a classic Prestige cooker from the 60s, but also one of Kenny's most hard grooving albums of the decade! Jack's tight group really seem to push Burrell into some great new territory – a ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Billy ButlerLegends Of Acid Jazz – This Is Billy Butler/Night Life ... CD
Prestige, 1968/1970. Used ... Out Of Stock
2 lost soul jazz sets from the mighty Billy Butler! This Is Billy Butler is one of the grooviest albums ever from the hip guitarist – a rock-solid session for Prestige that's filled with some amazing rhythms! The sound here is sockingly soulful, and very tight – a mixture of the jazz ... (Jazz) read more CD
(CD case has a cutout hole.)

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Billy ButlerYesterday, Today & Tommorrow ... LP
Prestige, 1970. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Although Billy Butler's other LPs for Prestige tend to be pretty groovy, a few of them, including this one, do have some weak moments. Still, this is the record with his great version of "Hold It!", the Bill Doggett standard, which has lots of nice stop/start moments, and a solid single ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Purple label pressing. Vinyl is great, but spine side of cover has been bent in both corners.)

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Jaki ByardOn The Spot! ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1967. New Copy ... $3.99 11.98
One of the great ones! No kidding, Jaki Byard was an amazing talent in the 60s – and records like this one are rare treasures to be sought-after by any serious jazz fan. Byard had an incredible range of talents and influences – and, like his frequent bandmate Roland Kirk, he could ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Jaki ByardSolo/Strings – Jaki Byard With Strings/Solo Piano ... CD
Prestige, 1968/1969. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Two rare albums from one of the greatest modern pianists ever! Jaki Byard With Strings is a wonderful album – and nothing like any other "with strings" album you've ever heard! Sure, the set does have some stringed instruments in the group – but it's a small combo session ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Please note that the CD omits one track from the Solo Piano album, due to space restrictions. European pressing.)

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New Jaki ByardSunshine of My Soul ... CD
Prestige (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A trio session – but a killer, too – very different than just about any other piano trio material from the time – with that special sort of edge that always made Jaki Byard really stand out from the pack! There's some very unusual things happening in the rhythms – some ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Donald Byrd & Kenny BurrellAll Night Long ... LP
Prestige, 1956. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sublime late 50s hardbop – recorded in the best Prestige blowing session mode! The record has an incredibly open-ended feel – as you might probably guess from the track "All Night Long", which runs for all of side one, and gives all the players included plenty of room to work ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing. Cover has some wear, initials in marker on the front and back, and a small spot of residue on the front.)

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New Terry CallierNew Folk Sound Of Terry Callier ... LP
Prestige, 1964. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Terry Callier's first album – recorded in 1964 when he was a wee teen hanging around Chicago's folk scene! As the title indicates, the album's definitely got a folk-styled sound – but also as the "new" implies, it's got a sound all it's own, fresh and free – and that ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Teddy CharlesNew Directions (10 inch LP) ... LP
Prestige, Early 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Fantastic material from one of the few through-and-through modernists in bebop – Teddy Charles always marched to a completely different drummer – even in these early 10" recordings! We'd put him in a bop-era experimentalist camp, along with other lost players like Gil Melle, John ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Maroon and silver label pressing with a 50th St NYC address. Cover has some light aging, but is nice overall.)

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New Teddy Charles/Shorty RogersCollaboration West ... LP
Prestige, 1953. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Great vibes from the legendary Teddy Charles – a set that brings together some of his best early moments for Prestige Records! This full set combines two earlier 10" sessions recorded by Charles – both done in LA in 1953, in small group formations with Shorty Rogers on trumpet, ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)

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New Arnett CobbParty Time ... CD
Prestige/Universal (Japan), 1959. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A mighty big party from tenor giant Arnett Cobb – a player who always blew strongly in other settings, but really hit his height on these albums for Prestige! The record is a perfect mix of Cobb's bluesy roots and a more sophisticated modern jazz setting – with support from a crack ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Arnett CobbParty Time ... LP
Prestige, 1959. Used ... Out Of Stock
A mighty big party from tenor giant Arnett Cobb – a player who always blew strongly in other settings, but really hit his height on these albums for Prestige! The record is a perfect mix of Cobb's bluesy roots and a more sophisticated modern jazz setting – with support from a crack ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow & black label pressing, with a NJ address, deep groove, and RVG stamp. Cover has some wear. Vinyl plays with a light click on side 2, tracks 2 & 3.)

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John ColtraneBlack Pearls ... LP
Prestige/OJC, 1958. New Copy (reissue)... Around October 21, 2014
A beautiful name for a beautiful record – a classic set of hardbop material from John Coltrane's early years as a leader – and a session that has him working with Donald Byrd on trumpet, Red Garland on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Art Taylor on drums! The album's got a beautifully ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New John ColtraneColtrane (Prestige) ... LP
Prestige, 1957. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Classic early John Coltrane for Prestige – less a bold statement as a leader than a strong batch of blowing session-styled tracks that show how well Coltrane could hold his own with more established players! The groups on the set vary from track to track – and feature players that ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Very nice 70s Japanese pressing!)
Also available Coltrane (Prestige) (Japanese pressing) ... CD 5.99

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John ColtraneColtrane (Prestige) (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Prestige (Japan), 1957. Used ... $5.99
Classic early John Coltrane for Prestige – less a bold statement as a leader than a strong batch of blowing session-styled tracks that show how well Coltrane could hold his own with more established players! The groups on the set vary from track to track – and feature players that ... (Jazz) read more CD
(80s Japanese pressing.)

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John ColtraneDakar ... LP
Prestige/OJC, 1963. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99 17.98
Darkly brooding work from John Coltrane's early years as a leader on Prestige – a very unique little record that features twin baritone sax support from Pepper Adams and Cecil Payne! Both players are wonderfully hip here – more than enough to match Trane's unique musical vision for the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New John ColtraneLast Trane ... LP
Prestige, 1957/1958. Used ... Out Of Stock
A nice set – despite being kind of a put-together batch of tunes! The album's titled "The Last Trane" because it represents the last material that Prestige Records had in its vault from the time that John Coltrane was recording for the label in the late 50s. Titles were recorded ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing. Cover has some wear.)

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New John ColtraneMaster (aka Standard Coltrane) ... LP
Prestige, 1958. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A 1970 repackaging of the album The Standard Coltrane – which was issued by Prestige in the late 50s. The title may say "standard", but with Coltrane at the helm, the record is anything but! Sure, the tunes are all familiar ones, but the presentation here is a far cry from ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing.)

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New John ColtraneSoultrane ... LP
Prestige, 1958. Used ... Out Of Stock
A bold early statement from a young John Coltrane – and an album that really has him expanding his talents as a tenor soloist! Coltrane's working here in open-ended quartet format – with backing from the Red Garland trio that includes Paul Chambers and Art Taylor – on a set of ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing, in the older heavy cover with the orange bar. Side 1 has a mark that clicks on track two. Cover has some light stains along the opening.)

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New John ColtraneSoultrane ... LP
Prestige/OJC, 1958. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A bold early statement from a young John Coltrane – and an album that really has him expanding his talents as a tenor soloist! Coltrane's working here in open-ended quartet format – with backing from the Red Garland trio that includes Paul Chambers and Art Taylor – on a set of ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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John ColtraneStandard Coltrane ... LP
Prestige/OJC, 1958. New Copy (reissue)... $15.99 17.98
The title may say "standard", but with Coltrane at the helm, the record is anything but! Sure, the tunes are all familiar ones, but the presentation here is a far cry from mainstream piano jazz of the 50s – as John's working in a group with the Red Garland trio for rhythm, as well ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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