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Ahmed Abdul-MalikSpellbound ... CD
Prestige/Dusty Groove, 1964. New Copy ... $8.99 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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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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New 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- ... $6.99
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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New Mose AllisonOl' Devil Mose (Autumn Song & Ramblin' With Mose) ... LP
Prestige, Late 50s. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
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 ... LP
Prestige, 1957. Very Good ... $19.99
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 Mose Allison TrioBack Country Suite ... CD
Prestige (Japan), 1957. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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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New Gene AmmonsAngel Eyes ... LP
Prestige, 1965. Very Good ... $5.99
A stone classic from Gene Ammons – and a record that introduced his talents to a whole new audience in the 60s! The album's a more laidback one than some of Jug's more hard-blown honkers – as you might guess from his hit rendition of the ballad in the title – and the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has light wear, discoloration due to age, some seam splitting, and some pen on the back.)

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Gene AmmonsBig Bad Jug ... LP
Prestige, 1972. Very Good ... $5.99
Jug's big and bad here in tone – and the style is nicely complicated at times – a bit more open-ended and electric than before, with a sound that's almost like the shift that Stanley Turrentine was making during his years at CTI! There's still a bit of the previous Prestige funk in the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Gene AmmonsBig Sound ... LP
Prestige, Mid 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing.)

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New Gene AmmonsBig Sound ... CD
Prestige, Mid 50s. Used ... Out Of Stock
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 ... Temporarily 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. Cover has light wear.)

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New Gene AmmonsBoss Is Back! ... LP
Prestige, 1969. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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.)

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New Gene AmmonsBoss Tenor ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1960. Used ... $5.99
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 CD
(Out of print.)

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Gene AmmonsBrasswind ... CD
Prestige/Universal (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... $13.99
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 CD
Also available Brasswind ... LP 6.99

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Gene AmmonsBrasswind ... LP
Prestige, 1973. Very Good ... $6.99
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.)
Also available Brasswind ... CD 13.99

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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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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
(Yellow & black label NYC pressing with deep groove and RVG etch.)

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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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New Gene AmmonsGot My Own ... LP
Prestige, 1973. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
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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Gene AmmonsHappy Blues (alternate cover) ... LP
Prestige, 1956. Very Good- ... $5.99
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 a few stains, a cutout hole, pen on the back, and some seam splitting.)

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New Gene AmmonsJug ... LP
Prestige, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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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Gene AmmonsJug (alternate cover) ... LP
Prestige, 1961. Very Good- ... $2.99
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
(Blue label pressing. Vinyl has some marks that click.)

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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 ... 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
(Blue label pressing.)

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Gene AmmonsJungle Strut/Madame Queen ... 7-inch
Prestige, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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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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 AmmonsPreachin ... LP
Prestige, 1963. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Kind of an obscure session by Ammons – most likely recorded in that jumble of contracts and conflicting label arrangements in the early 60s – a time when Jug actually did some of his best work! There's no players listed on the notes – which is sometimes typical for these early ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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New Gene AmmonsTwister ... LP
Prestige, Late 50s. Used ... Out Of Stock
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 AmmonsWoofin & Tweetin ... LP
Prestige, Early 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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.)

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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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New Gene Ammons & His All StarsGroove Blues ... LP
Prestige, Late 50s. Used ... Out Of Stock
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has a light stain on one corner.)

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Gene Ammons & Sonny StittTogether Again For The Last Time ... LP
Prestige, 1976. Near Mint- ... $3.99
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 ... CD
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 CD

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New Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt with Jack McDuffSoul Summit – Vols 1 & 2 ... CD
Prestige (Germany), 1962. New Copy ... Temporarily 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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Gary BartzFollow, The Medicine Man ... CD
Prestige/Universal (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... $13.99
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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New Gary BartzJuju Street Songs (Juju Street Songs/Follow The Medicine Man) ... CD
Prestige, Early 70s. Used ... Out Of Stock
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 ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 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 McDuffNew Boss Guitar Of George Benson ... LP
Prestige/OJC, 1964. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 Art BlakeyAnthenagin ... LP
Prestige, 1973. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Excellent 70s soul jazz from Blakey – recorded right around the same time as his stellar Buhaina session for Prestige! Like that one, this one's got a lot of modal playing, electric piano, and darkly tinged horn solos – and like that one, the group's filled with some great hip players, ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has a short click on the first track. Cover has some wear.)

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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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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 ... LP
Prestige, 1973. Used ... 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
(Original green label pressing. Cover has ring & edge wear, a cut corner, some splitting on the top seam, and a small split on the spine.)
Also available Buhaina ... LP 14.99

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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
Also available Buhaina ... LP 14.99

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George BraithMusart ... CD
Prestige/Dusty Groove, 1967. New Copy ... $8.99 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 ... $3.99
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)... Mid-November, 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 3.99

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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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New Ray BryantRay Bryant Trio (Prestige) ... CD
Prestige (Japan), 1957. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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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New Rusty BryantFire Eater ... CD
Prestige (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
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 BryantLegends Of Acid Jazz – Night Train Now/Soul Liberation ... CD
Prestige, 1969/1970. Used ... Out Of Stock
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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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 BryantSoul Liberation ... LP
Prestige, 1970. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Fantastic funky jazz from tenorman Rusty Bryant – one of the real standout titles in the classic early 70s Prestige jazz/funk years! Rusty leads a group that includes heavyweights like Charles Earland on organ, Virgil Jones on trumpet, Melvin Sparks on guitar, and Idris Muhammad on drums ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has some minor splitting on the bottom seam.)

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New Rusty BryantWild Fire ... LP
Prestige, 1972. Very Good ... $24.99
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
(Vinyl has a short click on the first track of side 2.)

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Kenny BurrellAll Night Long ... LP
Prestige, 1957. Very Good ... $9.99
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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Billy ButlerYesterday, Today & Tommorrow ... LP
Prestige, 1970. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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 ... Out Of Stock
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 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 Vol 4 (10 inch LP) ... LP
Prestige, Early 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sublime early work from Teddy Charles – featuring the leader on vibes, plus Jimmy Giuffre on baritone and tenor, and Shorty Rogers on trumpet – billed as "Jolly Roger" on the cover! (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl is nice and clean overall – and cover has light aging, but is very nice with no splitting.)

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New Teddy Charles/Shorty RogersCollaboration West ... LP
Prestige, 1953. Used ... Out Of Stock
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 Kenny Clarke with James MoodyParis Bebop Sessions (Prestige Historical Series) ... LP
Prestige, Late 40s/Early 50s. Very Good ... $7.99
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(Blue label pressing. Cover has light wear, with small splits on the top and bottom seams.)

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New Clarke Boland Big BandLet's Face The Music (aka All Smiles) ... LP
MPS/Prestige, 1969. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A hard slammer from the Clarke-Boland Big Band – recorded when the band was burning up the road in Europe, taking great players and audiences in one fell swoop, coming up with some of the strongest straight jazz of their generation! The album features stunning solos all around by an all-star ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label 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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John ColtraneBahia ... LP
Prestige, Late 50s. Very Good ... $19.99
Very much in the mode of some of Trane's excellent work for Savoy with Wilbur Harden – with some slight exotic touches, and long drawn-out tracks that show the beginning of Coltrane's modal grooves that would emerge more in the early 60s. No surprise, Harden's on a few of the tracks – ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Side 2 has a mark that clicks on track two. Cover has two staples in the top left corner, with some light stains on the back.)

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John ColtraneBlack Pearls ... LP
Prestige/OJC, 1958. New Copy (reissue)... Mid-November, 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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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 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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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)... 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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New Sonny CrissI'll Catch The Sun ... LP
Prestige, 1969. Used ... Temporarily 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. Back cover has some stains.)

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Sonny CrissPortrait Of Sonny Criss ... LP
Prestige, 1967. Very Good+ ... $2.99
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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Sonny CrissThis Is Criss! ... LP
Prestige, 1966. Very Good ... $9.99
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
(Blue label pressing. Cover has some wear, aging, and marker on both sides.)
Also available This Is Criss! (RVG remastered with bonus track) ... CD 5.99

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Sonny CrissThis Is Criss! (RVG remastered with bonus track) ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1966. New Copy ... $5.99
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
(CD case has a small cutout hole.)
Also available This Is Criss! ... LP 9.99

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New Eddie Lockjaw DavisEddie Lockjaw Davis Cookbook – Vol 1 (red cover) ... LP
Prestige, 1958. Used ... Temporarily 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
(Yellow & black label NJ pressing, with deep groove and RVG stamp. Cover a split top seam, a few pieces of old tape, some marker and pen on both sides, and heavy aging on the back. Vinyl has numerous marks that click and cause noise on all tracks.)

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Eddie Lockjaw DavisEddie Lockjaw Davis Cookbook – Vol 2 (blue cover) ... LP
Prestige, 1958. Good ... $6.99
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- ... $9.99
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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Eddie Lockjaw DavisGoin To The Meeting ... LP
Prestige, 1962. Very Good ... $33.99
A great one – and one of the rarest Prestige dates from Eddie Lockjaw Davis! The album features a unique group that includes Horace Parlan on piano – in place of the organ that had graced many of Davis' earlier Prestige records – with added groovy energy from Buddy Catlett on ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow & black label NJ pressing, with deep groove and a small sticker. Cover has two grommets on the spine, some stickers on front, and pencil on back.)

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New Eddie Lockjaw DavisTrackin' ... LP
Prestige, 1963. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A tight little soul jazz cooker from Eddie Lockjaw Davis – done with a sound that's leaner and cleaner than some of his Cookbook sessions – thanks to great Hammond from Don Patterson, working here in the trio of guitarist Paul Weeden! The combo's totally great – nicely focused, ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow & black label NJ pressing with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has light wear. Vinyl has numerous pressing flaw 'bumps' which cause some noise.)

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Eddie Lockjaw Davis Big BandStolen Moments (aka Trane Whistle) ... LP
Prestige, 1960/1970. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Don't pass this one up – even though this set is a 1970s repackaging of the album originally entitled Trane Whistle. Although lots of other albums by Eddie Lockjaw Davis are laidback quartet and quintet sessions, this one's got a stunning big band backing him up, and the sound is incredible. ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Purple label pressing.)

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New Eddie Lockjaw Davis with Al SmithBlues Shout (aka Hear My Blues) ... LP
Prestige, Late 50s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Vocalist Al Smith is backed by Eddie Lockjaw Davis' group with Shirley Scott on organ – making for a hip little set that's got a rougher edge than most of the other vocal albums on Prestige. The label delegation for this one was Prestige's Bluesville imprint, but that's not exactly right ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has some wear, small splits on the top and bottom seams, some stains, and an ink stamp on the back.)

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New Eddie Lockjaw Davis/Coleman Hawkins/Arnett Cobb/BuVery Saxy ... LP
Prestige, 1959. Used ... Out Of Stock
The title's terrible, but the album's a great one – a really classic-styled jam session, of the sort that the Prestige label hardly ever recorded! The session features 4 tenor giants of slightly older vintage – Eddie Lockjaw Davis, Coleman Hawkins, Arnett Cobb, and Buddy Tate – ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow & black label NJ pressing, with deep groove and RVG stamp. Side 1 has a mark that clicks a bit on track three. Cover has light wear, some aging, and a couple of light stains.)

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New Miles DavisBags Groove ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1954. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Classic Miles Davis from that pivotal year of 1954 – featuring work from 2 different sessions, both of them great! The title track on the album is a key reading of "Bag's Groove", presented here in two versions, both recorded by a quintet that includes Milt "Bags" Jackson ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print. CD case has a cutout hole.)

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New Miles DavisBlue Haze ... LP
Prestige, 1954. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An early full-length album issued under Miles Davis' name – one that brings together some earlier 10" and single recordings for Prestige! The feel here is quite similar to Davis' work of the time for Blue Note – done with tracks that are short and tight, and very boppish – ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing with "obi".)

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Miles DavisCollectors Items ... LP
Prestige/OJC, 1953/1956. New Copy (reissue)... $15.99 17.99
A session of "collectors items" that Miles Davis recorded for Prestige in the 50s – both dates that were too short to be issued as albums by themselves, combined here into one full length record! The first batch of material is from 1953 – and features Davis working with Sonny ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Collectors Items ... LP 7.99

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Miles DavisCollectors Items ... LP
Prestige, 1953/1956. Very Good ... $7.99
A session of "collectors items" that Miles Davis recorded for Prestige in the 50s – both dates that were too short to be issued as albums by themselves, combined here into one full length record! The first batch of material is from 1953 – and features Davis working with Sonny ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing. Cover has some light wear, a couple of peeled strips from sticker removal, and a library stamp.)
Also available Collectors Items ... LP 15.99

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New Miles DavisDig ... LP
Prestige/OJC, 1951. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A key early appearance on record by Sonny Rollins – recorded here with Miles Davis and Jackie McLean in the landmark Dig session! The album's the stuff that 50s bop dreams are made of – a session that has up-and-coming modernists working in the new freedom of the long playing record, ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Miles DavisDig (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1951. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A key early appearance on record by Sonny Rollins – recorded here with Miles Davis and Jackie McLean in the landmark Dig session! The album's the stuff that 50s bop dreams are made of – a session that has up-and-coming modernists working in the new freedom of the long playing record, ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Miles DavisGreatest Hits (Prestige) ... LP
Prestige, Early 50s. Very Good- ... $3.99
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(Blue label pressing. Cover has an ink stamp, a torn bottom corner, some staining, some wear, and some peeling along part of the bottom.)

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New Miles DavisGreen Haze (Musings Of Miles/Miles) ... LP
Prestige, 1955. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A 70s 2LP set that brings together two of Miles' seminal mid 50s sessions for Prestige – Musings of Miles and Miles. The albums are united in that they both feature work by the Red Garland Trio on rhythm (Red, Philly Joe Jones, and either Paul Chambers or Oscar Pettiford) – and the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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New Miles DavisMiles Davis & The Modern Jazz Giants ... LP
Prestige, 1954/1956. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A strange mix of material – but some great work overall! Most of the record features Miles Davis recording with a quintet that includes Thelonious Monk on piano, Milt Jackson on vibes, Percy Heath on bass, and Kenny Clarke on drums – on longer versions of "The Man I Love" (in ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label pressing. Cover has some wear on the opening.)

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New Miles DavisMiles Davis (Cookin/Relaxin) ... LP
Prestige, Late 50s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $13.99
A 70s 2LP set that brings together the albums Cookin and Relaxin – both of them late 50s sessions cut with the Red Garland Trio and tenor work by John Coltrane! The sides are as classic as you can get for both Miles on Prestige and late 50s Trane – handled with an easy groove, and a ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing. Cover has some wear.)

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New Miles DavisMiles Davis All Star Sextet (10 inch LP) ... LP
Prestige, Early 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
With JJ Jackson on trombone, Lucky Thompson on tenor, and Horace Silver on piano – on long versions of "Walkin" and "Blue N Boogie". (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice overall, but "Walkin" has a mark that clicks for just a bit. Cover has light wear and seam splitting.)

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New Miles DavisMiles Davis Plays For Lovers ... LP
Prestige, Mid 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A mid 60s LP that collects a great set of tracks from early Miles Davis albums for Prestige – titles that include The Original Quintet, Steamin', and Blue Haze – with Miles playing in his beautifully fragile approach to ballads, love songs and quiet standards. The material covers quite ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Side 2 has a mark that clicks a bit on track three. Cover has some wrinkles in the gloss finish, a bit of light wear, some fading on the spine, and some stains on the back.)

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New Miles DavisMiles Davis Plays Jazz Classics ... LP
Prestige, Mid 50s/1965. Used ... Out Of Stock
A mid 60s LP that compiles key tracks from early Miles Davis albums for Prestige – titles that include Worlkin, Relaxin, Steamin, and Cookin – all of which feature Miles playing with John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers, and Philly Joe Jones! Titles are truly all numbers that went ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing.)
 
 



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