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New Ahmed Abdul-MalikJazz Sounds Of Africa (Music Of Ahmed Abdul-Malik/Sounds Of Africa) ... CD
New Jazz/Prestige/ZYX (Germany), 1961/1962. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Revolutionary work from one of the most important talents you never heard of – 2 jazz/world classics from the amazing Ahmed Abdul-Malik! The CD begins with The Music Of Ahmed Abdul Malik from 1961 – a record that has the bassist working in a very sophisticated cross-cultural mode ... (Jazz) read more CD
(BMG music club pressing.)

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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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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- ... $11.99
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 ... $5.99
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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Gene AmmonsBest Of Gene Ammons For Beautiful People ... LP
Prestige, 1960s. Very Good ... $4.99
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(Blue label pressing. Cover has some seam splitting.)

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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 Gene ... LP
Prestige, Late 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Way more than just an album with Gene Ammons as a leader – and instead, a set that truly earns the "all stars" listed on the cover – thanks to a great array of supporting players, and a very loose, open-ended jam session style that lets everyone get in plenty of solo space! ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has some wear, a split top seam, a split spine, and some light stains on the back.)

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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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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. Vinyl has a few clicks.)

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New Gene AmmonsBoss Tenor ... LP
Prestige, 1960. Very Good ... $7.99
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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New 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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New Gene AmmonsFunky ... LP
Prestige, 1957. Used ... Out Of Stock
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
(Blue label pressing. Ciover has some wear and minor splitting.)

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Gene AmmonsGot My Own ... LP
Prestige, 1973. Very Good ... $2.99
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 some wear, staining, a sticker on the front and a promo ink stamp on the back.)

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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. Fair ... $0.99
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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Gene AmmonsJungle Soul (Ca'Purange) (aka Bad Bossa Nova) (tiger cover) ... LP
Prestige, 1964. Near Mint- ... $13.99
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
(Blue label pressing.)

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Gene AmmonsJungle Soul (Ca'Purange) (pts I & II) ... 7-inch
Prestige, 1964. Near Mint- ... $2.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Gene AmmonsJungle Strut/Madame Queen ... 7-inch
Prestige, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
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 AmmonsLate Hour Special ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1964. Used ... Out Of Stock
Very nice album by Jug that often gets overlooked because it's comprised of 2 different sessions, and can't get the "historical" writeup of being a single significant moment in the studio. Some tracks – including "Lascivious" and "Soft Winds" – are with a ... (Jazz) read more CD

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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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Gene AmmonsNight Lights ... LP
Prestige, 1985. Very Good+ ... $3.99
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Gene AmmonsSock! ... LP
Prestige, 1965. Very Good+ ... $5.99
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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Gene AmmonsUp Tight! ... LP
Prestige, 1961. Very Good- ... $3.99
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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Gene AmmonsVelvet Soul ... LP
Prestige, 1964. Very Good ... $3.99
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 Ammons & Sonny StittTogether Again For The Last Time ... LP
Prestige, 1976. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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 Stitt with Jack McDuffSoul Summit ... LP
Prestige, 1962. Used ... Out Of Stock
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 some seam splitting, with a name in marker and some staining on the back. Label has a peeled spot and some residue from sticker removal.)

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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- ... $6.99
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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Gene Ammons, Etta Jones, & Jack McDuffSoul Summit Vol 2 ... LP
Prestige, 1963. Very Good+ ... $6.99
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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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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New 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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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 Gary BartzSingerella – A Ghetto Fairy Tale ... LP
Prestige, 1974. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has light wear.)
Also available Singerella – A Ghetto Fairy Tale ... CD 11.99

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New Bayete (Todd Cochran)Worlds Around The Sun ... LP
Prestige, 1972. Used ... 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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear & a 'sound purchase' sticker.)

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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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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 Andy & The Bey SistersRound Midnight ... LP
Prestige, 1965. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
One of the rare few records recorded by a young Andy Bey and his sisters! The group was an obscure jazz harmony trio formed by Andy in his earlier years – and it features him on piano, joining with the vocals of his two sisters Salome and Geradine Bey – in a soulful, moody style that's ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Art BlakeyChild's Dance ... CD
Prestige/Universal (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... $13.99
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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Art Blakey & The Jazz MessengersBuhaina ... LP
Prestige (UK), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
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 ... 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 CD
Also available Buhaina ... LP 14.99

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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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Bob BrookmeyerDual Role Of Bob Brookmeyer ... CD
Prestige (Japan), 1954. New Copy ... $16.99
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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New 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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Rusty BryantRusty Bryant Returns ... LP
Prestige, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
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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Kenny BurrellAll Night Long ... LP
Prestige, 1957. Very Good ... $14.99
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 & John ColtraneKenny Burrell & John Coltrane ... LP
Prestige, 1958. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of our favorite Kenny Burrell albums – and a record with a much deeper feel than lots of his other work! Kenny cut this album with John Coltrane in 1958 – and the session's a real standout in both of their careers at the time – Kenny's, for being a well-crafted, highly-focused ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing. Cover has initials in marker on both sides.)

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New Kenny Burrell with the Jack McDuff QuartetCrash! ... CD
Prestige/Universal (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... Temporarily 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, Thad Jones & OthersAfter Hours ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1957. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
After Hours jamming the way it should be – recorded in a very relaxed, open-ended setting! The album's a classic Prestige Records jam session from the late 50s – one that features Kenny Burrell on guitar, Thad Jones on trumpet, Frank Wess on tenor and flute, Mal Waldron on piano, Paul ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Billy ButlerYesterday, Today & Tommorrow ... LP
Prestige, 1970. Very Good+ ... $13.99
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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New 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 ... 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 Jaki Byard (with Roland Kirk)Jaki Byard Experience ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1968. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An amazing (and often forgotten!) quartet session that brings together the enigmatic pianist Jaki Byard and the mind-blowing multi-reed player Roland Kirk! Kirk and Byard had played together previously – most notably on some of Kirk's Mercury recordings – and they fit together ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Jaki Byard (with Roland Kirk)Jaki Byard Experience ... LP
Prestige, 1968. Used ... Out Of Stock
An amazing (and often forgotten!) quartet session that brings together the enigmatic pianist Jaki Byard and the mind-blowing multi-reed player Roland Kirk! Kirk and Byard had played together previously – most notably on some of Kirk's Mercury recordings – and they fit together ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing.)

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New Terry CallierNew Folk Sound Of Terry Callier ... LP
Prestige, 1964. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
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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Arnett CobbParty Time ... CD
Prestige/Universal (Japan), 1959. New Copy ... $13.99
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 CobbSmooth Sailing ... LP
Prestige, Early 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the few Cobb sides for Prestige to feature an organist, in this case the obscure player Austin Mitchell. The record's got a pretty deep gutbuckety groove, thanks to trombonist Buster Cooper, the other main soloist on the album. Cobb's rich Texas tenor is firmly in place – and titles ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing. Cover has some wear & a bit of marker.)

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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 ColtraneBlack Pearls ... LP
Prestige, 1958. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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
(Green label pressing, with a name in pen on the label. Cover has ring & edge wear.)

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New John ColtraneColtrane (Prestige) (OJC pressing) ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1957. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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

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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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John ColtraneLast Trane ... LP
Prestige, 1957/1958. Near Mint- ... $8.99
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 ColtraneLush Life (RVG remaster series) ... CD
Prestige, 1957/1958. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Strong work from John Coltrane's early years as a leader – even if the album is sort of a collection of tracks that Trane recorded for Prestige, instead of a discreetly separate session! Side one features Coltrane's tenor in a spare setting with Earl May on bass and Art Taylor on drums ... (Jazz) read more CD

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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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New John ColtraneStardust ... LP
Prestige/OJC, 1958. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A mellow soulful classic by John Coltrane – and one of his best-remembered early albums for Prestige! The session has all the gentle glow that you might guess from the title – a laidback, open-ended approach that has Coltrane blowing long solos over rhythms from the trio of Red Garland ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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John ColtraneStardust Session ... CD
Prestige, 1958. Used ... $5.99
An excellent double-length album that brings together a full session of material by John Coltrane – titles that were initially scattered over a number of different albums, but finally brought back together for this package! The album features Coltrane blowing in a quintet with trumpeter ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New John Coltrane & Hank MobleyTwo Tenors ... LP
Prestige, Late 50s. Good+ ... $4.99
The team of Coltrane and Mobley seems like a strange pairing from the perspective of the history books – but at the time, the pair were two of the brightest new stars on the tenor, each with a sound and style that would make them huge, so it was no surprise that they were brought together for ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has some wear, masking tape and some splitting on the seams, some pen, some light stains, and some peeled spots on the front and back.)

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New Sonny CrissBeat Goes On ... LP
Prestige, 1965. Used ... Out Of Stock
A fantastic album from Sonny Criss! The record is one of his excellent late 60s "comeback" sides for Prestige – and it features incredibly solid, confident, and hard alto solos, blown with a tremendous amount of imagination. Bob Cranshaw and Alan Dawson provide excellent rhythm ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Purple label pressing. Cover has wear, and moisture stains on both sides.)
Also available Beat Goes On ... CD 3.99

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New Sonny CrissI'll Catch The Sun ... LP
Prestige, 1969. Used ... Out Of Stock
Excellent material from Sonny Criss' late 60's comeback period! By this point, Criss had a sound, style, and maturity that was unmatched by any of his LA contemporaries – a way of blowing the alto that was neither boppish, nor cliched in R&B modes – and instead burst forth with a ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has ring & edge wear, splitting, and some bits of tape over the seams.)

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Sonny CrissPortrait Of Sonny Criss ... LP
Prestige, 1967. Very Good+ ... $6.99
The great altoist Sonny Criss is one of our favorite-ever reed players, and this beautiful session from his late 60's "comeback" period is a loving portrait of the wide range of his deep deep talents! On the surface, the record is deceptively simple, and only features Criss' work on alto ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)

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New Sonny CrissSonny's Dream (Birth Of The New Cool) ... LP
Prestige, 1968. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Fantastic! This is one of Sonny Criss' masterworks, and an amazing tribute to the LA jazz underground of the 60's. Horace Tapscott composed and arranged all of the tracks on here, and they form a beautiful, soulful, suite that gives Criss a perfect backdrop for his meaningful solos. The work is ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has some wear and staining along the bottom seam.)

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New Sonny CrissThis Is Criss! ... LP
Prestige, 1966. Near Mint- ... $7.99
A beautiful comeback LP recorded by LA alto genius Sonny Criss in the mid 60s – his first American session after a few years in France, and a few years off the scene back home! Sonny's time away had profound effects on his playing – and on this album, he returns transformed from the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)
Also available This Is Criss! (with bonus track) ... CD 3.99

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Sonny CrissThis Is Criss! (with bonus track) ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1966. Used ... $3.99
A beautiful comeback LP recorded by LA alto genius Sonny Criss in the mid 60s – his first American session after a few years in France, and a few years off the scene back home! Sonny's time away had profound effects on his playing – and on this album, he returns transformed from the ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available This Is Criss! ... LP 7.99

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New Sonny CrissThis Is Criss! (with bonus track) ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1966. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A beautiful comeback LP recorded by LA alto genius Sonny Criss in the mid 60s – his first American session after a few years in France, and a few years off the scene back home! Sonny's time away had profound effects on his playing – and on this album, he returns transformed from the ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available
This Is Criss! ... LP 7.99
This Is Criss! (with bonus track) ... CD 3.99

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Sonny CrissUp, Up & Away ... LP
Prestige, 1967. Very Good- ... $4.99
A fantastically beautiful album that strongly proves the old jazz adage "It's not the song, but the singer"! The "singer" in this case is alto player Sonny Criss – and the songs are a middle of the road batch of compositions, like "Sunny", "Willow Weep For ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has wear, aging, and some splitting.)

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New Sonny CrissUp, Up & Away ... CD
Prestige (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A fantastically beautiful album that strongly proves the old jazz adage "It's not the song, but the singer"! The "singer" in this case is alto player Sonny Criss – and the songs are a middle of the road batch of compositions, like "Sunny", "Willow Weep For ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Up, Up & Away ... LP 4.99

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New Tadd DameronFontainebleau ... LP
Prestige, 1956. Used ... Out Of Stock
A beautiful album of material by Tadd Dameron – and one that still stands as one of his greatest moments! The record features 5 long readings of classic Dameron compositions – like "The Scene Is Clean", "Fontainebleau", and "Delerium" – all played by ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing. Cover has some light wear.)

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New Eddie Lockjaw DavisEddie Lockjaw Davis Cookbook – Vol 1 ... LP
Prestige, 1958. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A record that's virtually the blueprint for the sound of Hammond organ and tenor sax in soul jazz– the first of Eddie Lockjaw Davis' great run of cookbook albums for Prestige! The record features Lockjaw's gutsy tenor in a group alongside Jerome Richardson's lighter flute – both ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Eddie Lockjaw DavisEddie Lockjaw Davis Cookbook – Vol 2 (blue cover) ... LP
Prestige, 1958. Good ... $9.99
Volume 2 of Lockjaw's classic early Cookbook sessions – cut for Prestige in a key transitional moment, when Lock was trying to break past the R&B roots of earlier years, and emerge as a more sophisticated jazz soloist, capable of carrying an idea way past the short format of singles and ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow & black label NJ pressing, with deep groove and RVG stamp. Cover has masking tape and some splitting on the seams, light wear, and some stains and pen scribbles on the back.)

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Eddie Lockjaw DavisEddie Lockjaw Davis With Shirley Scott – Moodsville Vol 4 ... LP
Moodsville/Prestige, Early 60s. Very Good- ... $14.99
A wonderful bit of late nite magic from Eddie Lockjaw Davis – and a rare session that features Shirley Scott playing piano, not organ! The album's one of the best in the Moodsville series on Prestige – a beautiful session that showcases Lockjaw's deeply soulful approach to mellow tunes ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label Moodsville pressing. Vinyl has small pressing flaw bumps that play with short clicks on Side 2. Cover has moisture wrinkling and separation on the front and quite a lot of staining and peeling on the back, with some tape and seam splitting.)

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New Eddie Lockjaw DavisJaws In Orbit ... LP
Prestige, 1959. Used ... Out Of Stock
Eddie Lockjaw Davis swings way out here – working in that cool cooking mode from the 50s, with organist Shirley Scott a very important partner on the date! The group's got a larger sound than usual – thanks to the addition of trombonist Steve Pullman – a player we don't know much ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)
 
 



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