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New Abdullah/Brown/Bang/Sirone/Hopkins/CyrilleGroup – Live ... CD
No Business (Lithuania), 1986. New Copy .... $18.99
Vintage work from this overlooked group from the New York scene of the 80s – an all-star lineup that features Ahmed Abdullah on trumpet, Marion Brown on alto sax, Billy Bang on violin, Sirone and Fred Hopkins on bass, and Andrew Cyrille on drums! The tracks are long, and there's a loose, ... read more CD
Also available Group – Live ... LP 28.99

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New Jason AdasiewiczSpacer ... CD
Delmark, 2011. New Copy .... $11.99 16.99
One of the most amazing players to ever pick up the vibes – an artist with the sort of boundless creativity that Walt Dickerson and Bobby Hutcherson brought to the instrument in the 60s! Jason Adasiewicz has an amazing ear for both sound and music – and manages to balance the two ... read more CD
Also available Spacer ... LP 11.99

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New Jason AdasiewiczSunrooms ... CD
Delmark, 2010. New Copy .... $11.99 15.99
Quite possibly the freshest vibist we've heard in years – a player whose records are always exploding with amazing sounds on his instrument – and the kind of intensity we'd reserve for a rare few on the vibes – maybe Bobby Hutcherson, Walt Dickerson, or Steve Nelson! Jason ... read more CD
Also available Sunrooms ... CD 7.99

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New Cannonball & Nat AdderleySummer Of 1955 (Bohemia After Dark/Spontaneous Combustion/That's Nat) ... CD
Savoy, 1955. New Copy 2CD .... $8.99 24.98
A triple-header of hardbop albums – a great package that features 3 Savoy Records classics from 1955, with bonus tracks and great notes too! First up is Bohemia After Dark – an excellent hardbop session from the glory days of the Savoy label – easily one of the label's key 50s ... read more CD

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New Aksak MaboulOnze Danses Pour Combattre La Migraine ... CD
Crammed (Belgium), 1977. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
An incredible record – unlike anything else we can think of, and one of those records that's had a fantastic life of its own in the past 25 years! The set was first recorded with production help from Marc Moulin in 1977, then released in 1981 as one of the first records on the legendary ... read more CD

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New Aksak MaboulUn Peu De L'Ame Des Bandits ... CD
Crammed (Belgium), 1979. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
One of our favorite mixing of modes from the old school – a tremendous second album from the legendary Aksak Maboul! The record mixes arty playfulness with some rootsier elements – bits of Eastern instrumentation, jazz, improvisation, and even some post-punk elements – all in a ... read more CD

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New AssagaiZimbabwe ... CD
Philips/Keyhole (UK), 1971. New Copy .... $16.99
One of the hippest blends of African roots and psychedelic sounds ever – a tremendous record from the UK scene at the start of the 70s! The group is a unique blend of the jazz elements of the Blue Notes group from South Africa – Mongezi Feza on trumpet, Dudu Pukwana on alto and vocals, ... read more CD

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New AztecaAzteca (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Big Break (UK), 1972. New Copy .... $14.99
A crowning moment for the west coast Latin scene in the 70s – a wonderful Bay Area set that brings together some of the best talents working on that scene at the time! The set's got a great blend of modes – Latin soul, touches of funk, and plenty of the jazzy inflections you'd expect ... read more CD

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New Lavern Baker/Chris Connor/Herbie Mann/Bobby ShortNo Strings – An After Theater Version ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1962. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
An "after theater" version of the Richard Rogers musical No Strings – done in a cool way that really changes the feel of the music! The "cast" for the set is an assortment of Atlantic Records artists from the early 60s – Herbie Mann, Chris Connor, Lavern Baker, and ... read more CD

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New BalojiKinshasa Succursale ... CD
Crammed (Belgium), 2011. New Copy .... $12.99 13.98
One of the most compelling combinations of global styles we've heard in awhile – a great second set from Belgian-Congolese artist Baloji! The set's got an unusual approach that's rooted in African instrumentation, run through European filters, and imbued with a bit of hip hop energy – ... read more CD

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New Ray BarrettoCan You Feel It ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1978. New Copy .... $13.99
Sweet sounds from the days when Fania Records was one of the greatest things going on the New York scene – and some of its key artists got a chance to work for other labels! This set's one of the best examples of that moment – as Ray Barretto steps out here in some sweet soulful ... read more CD

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New John Barry/Donna SummerDeep – Original Soundtrack (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Casablanca/Hot Shot (UK), 1977. New Copy .... $14.99
Well, it's not Jaws – but it's still pretty darn groovy – a very cool set of tracks that features some long, lush orchestrations from the great John Barry – plus some sublime disco sounds from Donna Summer! The first half of the record features Barry's extended "Return To ... read more CD

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New Bruce Barth TrioLive At Smalls ... CD
Smalls Live, 2010. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
Bruce Barth is a pianist who always knows how to open up and run – making him an excellent choice for the Smalls Live series – easily some of the best-recorded live jazz CDs in recent years! Barth's touch on the keys is amazing – very fluid, and a mixture of sharp tones and ... read more CD

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New Joe BataanSalsoul (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Salsoul/Big Break (UK), 1973. New Copy .... $14.99
A landmark album from Joe Bataan – so great, that it made the entire record company change its name! The record has Joe really bursting out after his seminal Latin Soul work of the late 60s – blending Latin rhythms and American soul into a whole new style of music – one that Joe ... read more CD
Also available Salsoul ... LP 9.99

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New BenetBenet (with bonus track) ... CD
EMI/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1992. New Copy .... $13.99
A pretty sweet batch of early 90s R&B from Benet – which is the brother and sister duo of Eric and Lisa Benet – a couple years before Eric would conquer the charts as a solo act! It's a nice little record that's warm and good-natured, and produced with a bright and smooth, but not ... read more CD

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New Buster BentonVery Best Of Buster Benton ... CD
Ronn/Fuel 2000, Late 70s. New Copy .... $4.99 11.98
One of the last great blues artists to record for the Jewel/Paula label – and a key figure in the Chicago underground as well! Buster Benton works here with a style that's definitely got the Chicago electric vibe of the 70s – but which also echoes earlier, rootsier modes as well – ... read more CD
(CD case has a cutout hole.)

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New David BerkmanLive At Smalls ... CD
Smalls Live, 2014. New Copy .... $11.99 15.99
A great live date in the excellent Smalls series – and a wonderful group outing not just for pianist David Berkman, but for trumpeter Tom Harrell as well! Tom gets a lot of room to really open up and solo beautifully on the record – in ways that are quite different than his own studio ... read more CD

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New Bernstein/Goldings/StewartLive At Smalls ... CD
Smalls Live, 2011. New Copy .... $11.99 14.99
A trio of modern talents, working beautifully together on a set of extended live tracks! The group features guitar from Peter Bernstein, Hammond from Larry Goldings, and drums from Bill Stewart – coming together in ways that remind us of the hipper side of 60s organ combos – those ... read more CD

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New Elmer BernsteinAva Collection (Walk On The Wild Side/Carpetbaggers/Caretakers/Baby The Rain Must Fall/To Kill A Mockingbird/Movie & TV Themes) ... CD
AVA/Intrada, 1962/1963/1964/1965. New Copy 3 CDs .... $29.99
A great collection of 60s soundtracks from Elmer Bernstein – all originally issued by the indie Ava label, where Bernstein was one of the biggest stars! Elmer had already had a number of years experience working in Hollywood – including some classic late 50s scores that perfectly mixed ... read more CD

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New Peter BernsteinLive At Smalls – Solo Guitar ... CD
Smalls Live, 2014. New Copy .... $11.99 15.99
Sublime solo guitar from Peter Bernstein – an artist who's already had a group outing in the Smalls Live series, but who sounds completely different here on his own! Bernstein's always got these chromatic qualities that make his work with other players so wonderful – and that aspect of ... read more CD

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New Bebo Best & Super Lounge OrchestraSaronno On The Rocks ... CD
Chin Chin (Italy), 2011. New Copy .... $14.99 15.98
One of the tightest records to date from Bebo Best – a set that's still awash in cool 60s influences from lounge, bossa, and soundtracks – but which also comes across with an even more spontaneous spirit! There's still a fair bit of programs in the rhythms, and lots of cool sound ... read more CD

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New Maria BethaniaCarta De Amor Vol 1 ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2013. New Copy .... $21.99
Right from the start, Maria Bethania showed herself as an artist who could almost shine better in a live setting than a studio one – from her early records, to famous albums that helped define the sound of MPB, to recent gems like this one – which has the singer still very much at the ... read more CD
Also available
Carta De Amor Vol 2 ... CD 21.99
Carta De Amor (DVD) ... DVD 26.99

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New Maria BethaniaCarta De Amor Vol 2 ... CD
Biscoito Fino (Brazil), 2013. New Copy .... $21.99
Right from the start, Maria Bethania showed herself as an artist who could almost shine better in a live setting than a studio one – from her early records, to famous albums that helped define the sound of MPB, to recent gems like this one – which has the singer still very much at the ... read more CD
Also available
Carta De Amor Vol 1 ... CD 21.99
Carta De Amor (DVD) ... DVD 26.99

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New Gary BiasEast 101 ... CD
Nimbus, 1981. New Copy .... $9.99
A dream of a record from the LA spiritual underground of the 70s – and one of the only records we've ever seen from reedman Gary Bias! The date's got a soulful depth that makes it one of the most compelling albums on the legendary Nimbus label – a rhythmic pulse that's often modal, and ... read more CD

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New Jane BirkinMes Images Privees De Serge (2CD & DVD) ... CD
Universal (France), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2 CDs & DVD .... $26.99
A moving tribute to the late, great Serge Gainsbourg – served up in a mix of film and songs from his famous partner Jane Birkin! The set features a DVD directed by Jane – a 40 minute documentary filled with private images of Serge, laid out in a very loving tribute – and it's ... read more CD
(DVD is NTSC coded, All Region.)

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New Ran BlakeRan Blake Plays Solo Piano ... CD
ESP, 1965. New Copy .... $10.99 12.99
Really amazing early work from pianist Ran Blake – an artist who's continued to blow our minds in more recent years, but who sounds especially outstanding hear in an early session for the ESP label! The album's quite different from some of the freer, bolder music you'd normally associate ... read more CD

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New Seamus BlakeLive At Smalls ... CD
Smalls Live, 2009. New Copy .... $11.99 14.99
The tenor sound of Seamus Blake is always a treat – and he really stretches out here on a set of long, live tracks with a great group! Most titles go way past the ten minute mark, and the always-inventive Blake manages to make plenty happen with all that time – working deftly in a ... read more CD

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New Art BlakeyWitch Doctor (plus bonus track) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1961. New Copy .... $18.99
One of our favorite albums ever from Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers – but a set that was unreleased by Blue Note for quite a few years! The set's one of two gems the group recorded in 1961, but which were held back until the end of the 60s – and it features a stellar version of the ... read more CD
(SHM CD pressing!)

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New Blue NotesBefore The Wind Changes ... CD
Ogun (UK), 1979. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
A lost treasure – never-issued material from the legendary Blue Notes combo – and a set that really helps fill some space in their all-too-small recorded catalog! The set captures the group at the end of the 70s, working in their most openly-creative mode – a style that partly ... read more CD

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New Blue NotesOgun Collection (5 CD set) ... CD
Ogun (UK), 1964/1970s/1980s. New Copy 5CDs .... $55.99
A long-overdue look at one of the most important groups to grace the British jazz scene of the 60s and 70s – the legendary Blue Notes, a group of South African expatriates with an undeniably huge influence on the music of their new homeland! The ensemble featured key players who went onto do ... read more CD

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New Anthony BraxtonThis Time (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
BYG/Sunspots (Italy), 1970. New Copy Gatefold .... $9.99 18.99
An excellent session for BYG! Anthony Braxton is recorded here with a number of other Chicago AACM players, including Steve McCall, Leroy Jenkins, and Leo Smith. The instrumentation includes an amazing range of oddball sound sources, including Hohner Organ, sirens, logs, mouth organ, sound ... read more CD
(Comes in a cool 5" gatefold reissue package just like the original LP.)

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New Brothers JohnsonBlam (with bonus track) ... CD
A&M/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1978. New Copy .... $13.99
Blam is right – an all-out batch of funky tracks from The Brothers Johnson – captured here right in the middle of their classic period with Quincy Jones! The Q's at the helm on production for the set, and the record's a great extension of their earlier efforts with the man – but ... read more CD

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New Brothers JohnsonRight On Time ... CD
A&M, 1977. New Copy .... $4.99 6.98
A funky classic from the Brothers Johnson – sweet funky soul, done with a polish few could match! The pair are still working with Quincy Jones at this point, and the record's filled with lots of tight jazzy grooves that certainly show Quincy's touch – and which set the record apart ... read more CD
(CD case has a cutout hole.)

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New Peter Brotzmann TrioMayday – 1966 ... CD
Corbett vs. Dempsey, 1966. New Copy .... $7.99
Some of the earliest work ever recorded by Peter Brotzmann – a rare live performance from 1966! Broztmann plays both alto and baritone sax here – already blowing with the intensity of his Machine Gun years, but working in a more stripped down setting – a trio with Peter Kowald on ... read more CD

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New Ari BrownGroove Awakening ... CD
Delmark, 2013. New Copy .... $11.99 16.99
The great Ari Brown, in wonderful form – hardly a player who needs any awakening at all, since he's been working strongly on the Chicago scene since the 70s! Ari's done famous work with his group The Awakening, Ramsey Lewis, and other bigger names – but we've really grown to love his ... read more CD

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New James BrownGodfather's Smackdown – Captured Live (CD & DVD set) ... CD
Fuel 2000, Mid 80s. New Copy CD & DVD .... $5.99 14.98
James Brown and the band straight up killing it on the classics – doing their thing at Atlanta's Chastain Park, in what we're gonna guess is the mid 80s – with this large and hard grooving version of his unstoppable in any era players! James was still an unbelievable performer at this ... read more CD
(The DVD is not region specificied – we cannot guarantee that it will play in all regions or on all players. CD case has a small cutout hole.)

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New James BrownJames Brown Singles Volume 10 – 1975 to 1979 ... CD
Polydor/Hip-O Select, Late 70s. New Copy 2CD .... $8.99 29.98
James Brown's funky singles from the mid-to-late 70s – Volume 10 in the complete singles series by The Godfather on Hip-O Select – and he's still killing it, one cut after another! This is a fascinating period for JB, in which the Godfather was still working hard, and more often than ... read more CD
(Limited edition!)
Also available James Brown Singles Volume 10 – 1975 to 1979 ... CD 7.99

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New Oscar Brown JrBrother Where Are You ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1973. New Copy .... $13.99
Sweet 70s funk from the great Oscar Brown – quite a change from his jazz-based work of the 60s, but a great new sitting for all of his wonderful wit and warmth! Brown's still a hell of a songwriter, and one with a very socially-conscious eye – sharper here than before, with lots of ... read more CD

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New Randy BrownWelcome To My Room/Midnight Desire ... CD
Casablanca/Shout (UK), 1978/1980. New Copy .... $14.99
Two killers from Randy Brown – sublime 70s soul, back to back on a single CD! Welcome To My Room is a mellow soul masterpiece from Randy Brown – a crucially-overlooked talent from the late 70s, working here with a totally put-together vibe! The album's got the mature, mellow feel of ... read more CD

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New Dave BrubeckAngel Eyes ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1962. New Copy .... $13.99
Beautiful later work by the Dave Brubeck Quartet – an overlooked gem from their 60s Columbia sessions, and an album that features interpretations of tunes written by the great Matt Dennis! Dennis had a way with a tune that often put dark corners in the back of lovely melodies – and ... read more CD

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New Dave BrubeckAnything Goes – The Dave Brubeck Quartet Plays Cole Porter ... CD
Columbia (Japan), Early 60s. New Copy .... $13.99
Dave and the quartet pay tribute to the songwriting genius of Cole Porter – working with familiar older tunes, but nicely unlocking them with a strong sense of Brubeck modernism! Things start out slow, but get extremely playful as the set goes on – with fresh timings and phrasings that ... read more CD

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New Dave BrubeckBossa Nova USA ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1962. New Copy .... $13.99
Way more than just a gimmicky bossa nova session – and a surprisingly great showcase for the inventive rhythms of the Brubeck group, and the sensitive alto work of Paul Desmond! The record's got a really different feel than some of Dave's other work for Columbia – in that the modernism ... read more CD

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New Dave BrubeckMy Favorite Things ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1965. New Copy .... $13.99
There's plenty of favorite things going on here – the alto of Paul Desmond, piano of Dave Brubeck, bass of Gene Wright, and drums of Joe Morello – that perfect Dave Brubeck Quartet, captured here at the height of their powers! The set's got no gimmicks, no special settings, but the ... read more CD

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New Chico Buarque & Ennio MorriconePer Un Pugno Di Samba ... CD
RCA/BMG (Brazil), 1970. New Copy .... $18.99
An amazing record – one that stands as one of Chico Buarque's greatest from the 70s! The set was recorded in Italy in 1970 – and features Chico singing lead vocals over backings handled by Ennio Morricone – all in a style that's a perfect blend of MPB with the best elements of ... read more CD

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New Chico Buarque/Nara Leao/Maria BethaniaQuando O Carnaval Chegar ... CD
Universal (Brazil), 1972. New Copy .... $19.99
A fantastic soundtrack recorded in the immediate post-Tropicalia years – featuring some of the best early 70s work by Chico Buarque, Nara Leao, Maria Bethania, and others! The cover has a mad image with Buarque, Leao, and Bethania in top hats and shiny uniforms – and the music follows ... read more CD

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New Gary BurtonLive In Tokyo ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1971. New Copy .... $13.99
A wonderful live set from Gary Burton – originally issued only in Japan, but a wonderful record that stands strongly with Gary's classic early 70s work for Atlantic and ECM Records! The group's a quartet – and has Gary's vibes alongside warm guitar lines from Sam Brown – a player ... read more CD

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New Capital LettersReality – The Previously Unreleased 1985 Recordings ... CD
Reggae Archives (UK), 1985. New Copy .... $16.99
Unreleased material from Capital Letters – one of the better British reggae acts of the 80s, heard here in a set of tracks that have lain in the studio for decades! The record mixes core tracks and dubs up nicely – creating a relaxed vibe that really lets the rhythms sink in, and echo ... read more CD
Also available Reality – The Previously Unreleased 1985 Recordings ... LP 22.99

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New Doug CarnAdams Apple ... CD
Black Jazz/Snow Dog (Japan), 1974. New Copy .... $13.99 18.99
The last album in a legendary run of music from keyboardist Doug Carn – his final album for the Black Jazz label, and a set that pushes even farther than his previous efforts! Jean Carn isn't in the group this time around, but the set does feature a totally great twin-vocal approach – ... read more CD

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New Doug CarnInfant Eyes ... CD
Black Jazz/Snow Dog (Japan), 1971. New Copy .... $13.99 18.99
An undisputed 70s soul jazz classic – and arguably the best album that Doug Carn ever cut for the Black Jazz label! The set is a masterpiece of spiritual jazz – with Carn on keyboards setting up the groove, and wife Jean singing some incredible vocals – very different than her ... read more CD
(Remastered with updated artwork and new liner notes.)
Also available Infant Eyes ... LP 9.99

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New Helen CarrDown In The Depths On The 90th Floor ... CD
Bethlehem, 1955. New Copy .... $11.99 12.99
One of the darkest vocal jazz albums of the 50s – packaged with a great title and cover image that features a lone lit window in a New York skyscraper! Helen's got some incredible backing on the record – a small combo that includes Charlie Mariano on alto sax, Don Fagerquist on trumpet ... read more CD

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New Nana, Dori & Danilo CaymmiCaymmi ... CD
Som Livre (Brazil), 2013. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
The Caymmis do a great job of summing up their family legacy here – working on a set of tunes mostly written by the elder Dorival Caymmi, but given a set of youthful arrangements by Dori Caymmi – and sung beautifully by all three members of the family! Vocals alternate nicely – ... read more CD

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New Don CherryDon Cherry Live In Stockholm ... CD
Caprice (Sweden), 1968/1971. New Copy Gatefold .... $16.99 18.99
Never heard music from Don Cherry's important time in Sweden – two different live recordings that explode with righteous power right from the very first note! Cherry really took off musically during his time in Sweden – exploring rich new ideas that had never come up in his music with ... read more CD
Also available Don Cherry Live In Stockholm ... LP 17.99

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New Stelvio CiprianiGli Ultimi Angeli (Last Angel) ... CD
Beat (Italy), 1977. New Copy .... $18.99
A sweet electric groover from Stelvio Cipriani – full of keyboards and piano, mixed with some mighty delightful rhythms! The main theme is a catchy groover with a bit of a disco undercurrent, but the rest of the soundtrack really spaces things out nicely – using some slower passages, ... read more CD
(Limited to 500 copies.)

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New Stelvio CiprianiLuana La Figlia Della Foresta Vergine ... CD
Beat (Italy), 1968. New Copy .... $18.99
A sweet Stelvio Cipriani score for this lost film about a female version of Tarzan – penned with a bit more exoticism than his later work! The modes here echo some of the best Les Baxter soundtrack material of the time – a cinematic updating of older exotica, but handled with more ... read more CD

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New Paige ClairePaige Claire (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Mercury/Vivid (Japan), 1971. New Copy .... $29.99
An obscure bit of LA pop from the early 70s – featuring the breathy Paige Claire, a heavenly vocalist with a sound like a porn star! The album's got arrangements by Al Capps and Harry Betts, and kind of an early 70s easy sound to it that works wonderfully with Paige's voice. She's a better ... read more CD

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New Ornette ColemanTo Whom Who Keeps A Record ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1959/1960. New Copy .... $13.99
Essential Ornette Coleman – and some great rare material pulled from his early days at Atlantic Records! The sides were recorded in 1959 and 1960 – but never issued until this format, a rare mid 70s album that was only issued in Japan! Despite that obscurity, though, the material is ... read more CD

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New Chris ConnorMisty ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), Late 50s. New Copy .... $13.99
An unusual set from the legendary vocalist Chris Connor – a record that's graced with a boozy later image of Chris on the front, but which features a host of rare gems from her late 50s years at Atlantic Records! There's some really wonderful work on the record that easily matches, if not ... read more CD

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New Norman ConnorsYou Are My Starship/Romantic Journey ... CD
Buddah/Expansion (UK), 1976/1977. New Copy .... $16.99
A pair of mellow soul and jazzy groove masterpieces by Norman Connors! You Are My Starship is a masterpiece of mellow soul and jazzy grooves from the groundbreaking Norman Connors – an album that sails to the stars on a sweet blend of mellow moments and more upbeat tracks too! The record ... read more CD

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New Junior CookJunior's Cookin' ... CD
Jazzland/OJC, 1961. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
Junior's definitely cooking on this session – working with trumpeter Blue Mitchell at a time when both players were members of the Horace Silver Quintet – but in a groove that's somewhat different than the Silver sound overall! Junior Cook's tenor really is tremendous on the record ... read more CD
(CD case has a cutout hole.)

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New Jack CostanzoBack From Havana ... CD
CuBop/Ubiquity, 2001. New Copy .... $5.99 16.98
A real treasure – and the best album in years from Latin percussion maestro Jack "Mr Bongo" Costanzo! Jack's moved past the bongo rhythms that he was famous for in the 50s and 60s, and is working here as the lead congolero in a tight group that features some bright young west coast ... read more CD

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New Clifford CoulterBetter Part Of Me ... CD
Columbia/Big Break (UK), 1980. New Copy .... $6.99
A damn great little record from Clifford Coulter – a set that's much tighter and more soul-based than his earlier funk albums for Impulse Records – but which comes together beautifully, too – thanks to help from Bill Withers in the studio! Bill produced, and the record has this ... read more CD
Also available Better Part Of Me ... LP 4.99

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New Papa John CreachRock Father ... CD
Buddah/Unidisc (Canada), 1976. New Copy .... $5.99
Jazz violinist and vocalist Papa John Creach plays with the modern Midnight Sun soul group – and the result is a very strange batch of tracks that mix traditional stylings with modern instrumentation, and kind of a rock sound. Some tracks are jazzy, and lots are pretty hard jamming – ... read more CD
(CD case has a small cutout hole.)

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New Creative Arts EnsembleOne Step Out ... CD
Nimbus, 1981. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
An excellent bit of spiritual soul jazz on Horace Tapscott's Nimbus label – featuring a group led by pianist Kaeef Rauzadun that includes Henry Franklin on bass, George Bohannon on trombone, Wilbert Hemsley on tenor, and Gary Bias on alto and soprano sax. The album's also got some beautiful ... read more CD

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New Sonny CrissJazz In Paris – Mr Blues Pour Flirter ... CD
Universal (France), 1963. New Copy .... $9.99 11.99
Some of the rarest work ever by Sonny Criss – and a key link between his LA bop sides of the mid 50s, and his Prestige comeback sides of the late 60s! The CD features tracks from a rare album that Criss cut in Paris during the early 60s, while he was living in the city and working with the ... read more CD

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New Sonny CrissThis Is Criss! (with bonus track) ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1966. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
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 ... read more CD
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New CS CrewFunky Pack ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, 1976. New Copy .... $14.99
A massive set from Nigeria's CS Crew – and a set that definitely lives up to its title! The bass is super-heavy on these grooves – way more so than on other Afro Funk records of the time, and in ways that easily match, if not beat, the early best by Fatback Band and Kool & The Gang ... read more CD
Also available Funky Pack ... LP 18.99

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New Ted CursonQuicksand ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1976. New Copy .... $13.99
A really rare album from trumpeter Ted Curson – a unique 70s session recorded for Atlantic Records, but only ever issued overseas at the time! The date has Ted's trumpet coming into play with some of the electric touches of the 70s – not a full-on fusion record, but a really great ... read more CD

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New Eddie Lockjaw DavisEddie Lockjaw Davis Cookbook – Vol 1 (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Prestige, 1958. New Copy .... $5.99 11.98
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 ... read more CD
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New Miles DavisMiles Live At The Fillmore – Miles Davis 1970 – The Bootleg Series Vol 3 (4CD set) ... CD
Columbia, 1970. New Copy 4CD .... $43.99 49.98
A massive moment for Miles Davis – legendary live performances at both the Fillmore East and Fillmore West from 1970 – presented here in their entirety for the first time ever! Part of the record features Miles' work that appeared in edited form on the Miles Davis At Fillmore record ... read more CD

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New Miles DavisNew Miles Davis Quintet (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Prestige, 1955. New Copy .... $4.99 11.98
A huge moment in jazz – not just for trumpeter Miles Davis, but also for saxophonist John Coltrane – who was virtually introduced to the world at large with this record! As you might guess from the title, the record's the first to feature Coltrane playing along with Davis – a ... read more CD
(CD case has a small cutout hole.)

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New Stanton Davis' Ghetto MysticismBrighter Days ... CD
Outrageous/Cultures Of Soul, 1977. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
Sublime sounds from the legendary Stanton Davis – a rare 70s gem that's been a favorite of groovehounds for years! The set's got a really unique feel – part spiritual jazz, part soaring club – a blend that's similar to the sound you'd get on James Mason's legendary album too ... read more CD

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New Stanton Davis' Ghetto MysticismIsis Voyage ... CD
Outrageous/Cultures Of Soul, Late 70s. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
A great counterpart to the rare Stanton Davis Ghetto Mysticism album – and a set that was recorded right around the same time, with a number of previously unreleased tracks! The spiritual energy of that group has been well-loved by collectors for years – and enjoyed by others thanks to ... read more CD
Also available Isis Voyage ... LP 16.99

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New Steve Davis with Larry WillisLive At Smalls ... CD
Smalls Live, 2009. New Copy .... $8.99 14.99
One of our favorite records ever from trombonist Steve Davis – a live date recorded at Smalls, and one that lets him stretch out a lot more than most of his studio albums! The setting is wonderful – an open-ended, easygoing quintet with great piano from Larry Willis – and a ... read more CD

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New Elton Dean's NinesenseHappy Daze/Oh For The Edge ... CD
Ogun (UK), 1976/1977. New Copy .... $14.99
Seminal work from British reedman Elton Dean – two classic Ogun albums back to back on a single CD! First up is Happy Daze – a set that's got a lot more complicated class than you might expect from the title – really wonderful large ensemble arrangements penned by Dean, and ... read more CD

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New DeBargeAll This Love ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1982. New Copy .... $13.99
A stone pop soul winner from DeBarge – the kind of record that made the group a heck of a lot of money back in the 80s, and which sounds surprisingly great to our ears today! The record features lots of electro arrangements – fuzzy keyboards and bass pedals grooving around in a way ... read more CD
Also available All This Love ... LP 3.99

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New Deep JazzHeaven & Earth ... CD
Perfect Toy (Germany), 2009. New Copy .... $12.99
An album that's every bit as hip as you'd expect from its Sam Rivers-inspired cover image – a beautiful tribute to the modal jazz scene of the 60s, particularly the work of John Coltrane and some of his followers on Impulse Records! Apart from a cover of "Naima", though, the set's ... read more CD
Also available Heaven & Earth ... LP 12.99

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New Georges Delerue/Michel ColombierL'Ain Des Ferchaux/Un Flic ... CD
Universal (France), 1963/1972. New Copy .... $14.99
A pair of soundtracks for films by Jean-Pierre Melville – back to back on a single CD! First up is L'Aine Des Ferchaux – scored by Georges Delerue with a strong sense of drama, maybe even more than you're used to expecting from a Melville film – although given the need for "A ... read more CD

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New Martin DennyExotica (mono & stereo mixes) ... CD
Liberty/Rev-Ola (UK), 1957. New Copy .... $6.99
The birth of a sound and the birth of a legend – Martin Denny's first album in the Exotica series, and a record so great it named an entire genre! Denny certainly didn't invent the tropical style of easy listening that came to be known as "exotica" in the 50s – but with a ... read more CD

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New Martin DennyExotica Vol 3 (mono & stereo mixes) ... CD
Liberty/Rev-Ola (UK), 1959. New Copy .... $6.99
Sublime late 50s work from Martin Denny – his third album under the Exotica banner, and almost a deeper and weirder album than the other two! The sound here is extremely haunting – even more freed from conventional melody than the rest, and very fixated on the tonal possibilities that ... read more CD

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New Martin DennyForbidden Island (mono & stereo mixes) ... CD
Liberty/Rev-Ola (UK), Late 50s. New Copy .... $6.99
Martin Denny's music always takes us away to the tropics – and this set is a whole Forbidden Island of exotica tunes! The record features the classic Denny exotica quartet with Augie Colon and Julius Wechter – plus some additional guest players on flute, percussion, and guitar – ... read more CD

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New DevoHardcore Vol 1 & 2 ... CD
Ryko/Superior Viaduct, 1970s. New Copy 2 CDs (reissue).... $19.99
Early art punk genius from Devo – the underground material from the pre-WB years – when they were still Ohio college students! Hardcore features 4 track recordings made in the mid 70s, including some early versions of tracks they'd re-recorded later for their first proper album – ... read more CD

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New Olegario DiazBasquiat By Night/Day ... CD
Steeplechase (Denmark), 2014. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
A really proud, bold session from pianist Olegario Diaz – almost all original tunes, written with a very vibrant feel! The group here has some massively strong work in the lead from Alex Sipiagin on trumpet and Seamus Blake, both of whom really sound great in the company of Diaz'z fluid, ... read more CD

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New Eric DolphyEric Dolphy At The Five Spot Vol 1 (RVG remaster edition – with bonus track) ... CD
Prestige, 1961. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
Searing live work from Eric Dolphy – part of a series of recordings that set a whole new standard for live jazz recording! The record features Dolphy going even farther out than on his studio sides from the time – as the record features very long tracks performed by a crack group that ... read more CD
(CD case has a cutout hole.)
Also available Eric Dolphy At The Five Spot Vol 1 ... LP 15.99

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New Joao DonatoBad Donato ... CD
Blue Thumb/Dubas (Brazil), 1970. New Copy .... $22.99
A wickedly funky album from Joao Donato – quite different than his earlier bossa sessions, and recorded in LA with a sweet jazzy bounce! The album's overflowing with great keyboard work – and Joao plays both piano and organ, in a group that includes percussion from Emil Richards, who ... read more CD

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New Pierre Dorge & New Jungle OrchestraTjak Tjaka Tchicai ... CD
Steeplechase (Denmark), 2014. New Copy .... $15.99 18.99
Pierre Dorge pays tribute to the late reedman John Tchicai – a frequent musical partner over the years, and a player who's shaped the sound of countless others on both sides of the Atlantic! Tchicai got his start with Archie Shepp on the New York scene of the 60s, but moved over to Denmark ... read more CD

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New Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger, & The TrinityStreetnoise ... CD
Fresh Fruit/Mig (Germany), 1969. New Copy .... $8.99
Some great funky grooves by this legendary British ensemble – featuring excellent keyboard work by Brian Auger, recorded during the period when he was really beginning to stretch out a bit, and hit a much more open-ended kind of sound. Julie Driscoll is still on vocals, singing in her raw ... read more CD

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New Charles EarlandFunk Fantastique (Charles III plus bonus material) ... CD
Prestige, 1973. New Copy .... $4.99 14.98
Charles Earland – really stretching things out, and sounding great in the process! The album's an important one, as it shows that Earland wasn't just a funky Hammond player leading a small group – but a visionary player who could put together a session with a larger, cosmic concept. ... read more CD
(CD case has a small cutout notch.)

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New Cleveland EatonPlenty Good Eaton ... CD
Black Jazz/Snow Dog (Japan), 1974. New Copy .... $13.99 18.99
One of the most electric albums on the legendary Black Jazz label – a hip set of funky fusion tracks from bassist Cleveland Eaton, with a vibe that's similar to his album for the Gamble label, and his funky 45 work with The Kats! The record's a good extension of Eaton's roots in the Cadet ... read more CD

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New EkundayoEkundayo ... CD
SESC (Brazil), 2013. New Copy .... $22.99
A really amazing project, with roots in a number of different styles – and a quality that's quite unlike anything else we've ever heard before! The group's got a trans-American vibe – contributions from US musicians like Scotty Hard, Melvin Gibbs, and Rob Mazurek, mixed with percussion ... read more CD
Also available Ekundayo ... LP 12.99

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New Kahil El'ZabarWhat It Is ... CD
Delmark, 2013. New Copy .... $11.99 15.99
One of the freshest albums in years from Chicago percussion legend Kahil El'Zabar – the recording debut of a great little combo he's been heading for the past few years – and a group who would have been right at home during the more progressive 60s years at Blue Note! The sound here is ... read more CD

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New Kahil El'Zabar with Dwight TribleFollow The Sun ... CD
Delmark, 2013. New Copy .... $11.99 16.99
One of the best albums in years from percussionist Kahil El'Zabar – a really wonderful set that features lots of great guest vocals from soulful singer Dwight Trible! Kahil's sung himself on other records – and does so on two tracks – but Dwight's presence here is really amazing, ... read more CD

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New John & Sylvia EmbryTroubles ... CD
Delmark, 1979. New Copy .... $11.99 15.99
One of the rootsiest albums ever cut by Delmark Records – a late 70s set from this obscure Chicago duo, partially recorded at a small club on the south side! John and Sylvia Embry are a great antidote to some of the tighter, slicker blues that was dominating the Windy City by the late 70s ... read more CD
Also available Troubles ... CD

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New EmotionsSunbeam ... CD
Columbia/Expansion (UK), 1978. New Copy .... $16.99
A great little album from The Emotions – largely because it sounds a lot like prime mid 70s Earth Wind & Fire, with female vocals added over the top – ultimately, pulling away with a soulful charm all its own! Maurice White produced the whole set, and it's got a soaring spacey ... read more CD

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New English BeatI Just Can't Stop It (with bonus track) ... CD
IRS/Shout Factory, 1980. New Copy .... $5.99 11.98
The first album from The English Beat – and not only is it one of the most essential of the English ska revival era of the late 70s and early 80s – it's one the most enduring records of 1980 in any genre! The English Beat, like the best of their peers, used ska and rocksteady ... read more CD
(CD case has a cutout hole.)

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New English BeatSpecial Beat Service (with bonus tracks) ... CD
IRS/Shout Factory, 1982. New Copy .... $5.99 11.98
The third album from The English Beat and another step further away from their rougher roots – which may not have sat well with strident fans of their earlier, punchier ska revival sounds – but it stands up today as one of the most timeless leftfield pop albums of the early 80s! The ... read more CD
(CD case has a cutout hole.)

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New Booker ErvinBook Cooks (remastered edition) ... CD
Bethlehem, 1960. New Copy .... $11.99 12.99
One of the greatest albums on the Bethlehem label – and one of the first albums as a leader by the legendary Booker Ervin! At the time of the set, Ervin had come off a great stint with the Charles Mingus group – one that inflected his rootsy Texas tenor tones with a sharper modern edge ... read more CD
(Great version – with new remastering!)
Also available Book Cooks (remastered edition) ... LP 17.99

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New Bill Evans with George RussellLiving Time ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1972. New Copy .... $22.99
One of the most compelling Bill Evans albums of the 70s – a set that has him teaming up with arranger George Russell in a unique 8 part "Living Time" suite – on which Evans plays both acoustic piano and Fender Rhodes! The sound is complex, with distinct modern tones – ... read more CD
(Blue Spec CD2.)

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New Exploding Star OrchestraStars Have Shapes ... CD
Delmark, 2010. New Copy .... $11.99 16.99
The most amazing record to date from Rob Mazurek's Exploding Star Orchestra – just the kind of cosmic, spiritual session you'd expect from the group's name – perfectly placed in a Chicago lineage that includes Sun Ra's Arkestra and the best years of the AACM! The group's got all the ... read more CD
Also available Stars Have Shapes ... LP 11.99

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New Georgie FameShorty ... CD
CBS/Rev-Ola (UK), 1970. New Copy .... $6.99
An excellent little album from British vocalist Georgie Fame – one that has him moving way past the simple beat group sound of his roots, into a sophisticated style that mixes jazz vocalizing, hard grooving, and lots of rock/R&B influences! Georgie's still got his Mose Allison-inspired ... read more CD

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New Family TreeMiss Butters (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/Rev-Ola (UK), 1968. New Copy .... $6.99
An incredible concept album from the end of the 60s – the only set we've ever seen by The Family Tree, but a record of baroque brilliance that sits beautifully with some of the best of its generation! The session was recorded at the same time as Nilsson's classic Aerial Ballet – with ... read more CD
 
 



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