Jerry Butler —
Souled Out ... LP Up Front, Early 60s/Early 70s. Very Good ...
Just Sold Out!
A collection of work that Jerry cut for Vee Jay – issued on the Up Front label with a cover that's a bit trippy, but a sound that's pure early Jerry. We love this stuff, and we can never get enough of Butler's early "Iceman" recordings – records that would have a profound ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bit of splitting on the bottom seam.)
No real dates or notes on the cover, but the album appears to include some of Eddie's excellent early work for the Vee Jay label – a wonderful blend of soul jazz and slightly experimental phrasing, and the kind of groundbreaking material that got Eddie noticed very early on in his career. ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of those budget Up Front issues, combining tracks from two great mid 70s Bobby Hutcherson LPs, Cirrus and Linger lane. "Even Later" and "Wrong Or Right" are off Cirrus, recorded at the tail end of the his association with Harold Land, and features the sort of wonderful ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Note that the title doesn't say "Patti Labelle & The Bluebelles LIVE At the Apollo" – as the record features studio recordings, and the title probably only is meant to infer that they played the Apollo now and then. The tracks are early singles from the start of Patti's girl ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Cheapo 70s reissue/repackaging of one of Mingus's great Bethlehem sessions from the 50s, originally released as The Jazz Experiments Of Charlie Mingus. The great one's playing here in the company of John LaPorta, Teo Macero, Thad Jones, Jackson Wiley, and Clem De Rosa. Only 3 of the orignal ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A nice little live set from Nina – offered up here with no dates or location notes, but sounding a lot like some of her best 60s live sets for the Coolpix label. Backing is by a small group, and although the sound quality is a bit echoey, the album has a dark quality that brings out the best ... (Vocalists) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A slightly different version of the album Flipped – A lost bit of Stanley Turrentine funky work – recorded between his years at Blue Note and his time at CTI, and nearly lost to the pages of history! Despite the obscurity, though, the album's a great one – done with these short ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album