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Kimiko Kasai with Oliver NelsonKimiko Kasai In Person ... CD
Sony (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... $13.99
A mighty nice live performance from Japanese vocalist Kimiko Kasai – one that features Oliver Nelson leading the band, soloing on alto, and even writing all the arrangements! Nelson brings the same soulful swing to the record as his famous late 60s backings for American jazz singers – ... read more CD

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Beverly KenneyBeverly Kenny Sings With Jimmy Jones & The Basie-ites ... CD
Roost/Warner (Japan), 1957. New Copy ... $14.99
Bev Kenny sounds surprisingly great in this Basie-styled setting – one that has Jimmy Jones handling the keys instead of the Count – with added support from players who include Joe Newman on trumpet, Frank Wess on tenor and flute, and Freddie Green on guitar! Like most of Kenny's ... read more CD
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Beverly KennyBeverly Kenny Sings For Johnny Smith ... CD
Roost/Warner (Japan), 1955. New Copy ... $14.99
Sweet and mellow vocal work from Bev Kenny – a sophisticated jazz singer who only cut a few albums back in the 50s and 60s! The set's a strong one – and has Bev singing easily with the Johnny Smith group – nothing fancy, but quite nice, and with a warm and intimate feel that has ... read more CD
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Beverly KennyCome Swing With Me ... CD
Roost/Warner (Japan), 1956. New Copy ... $14.99
Early work by singer Beverly Kenny – a great 50s jazz vocalist who never got her due, but who managed to make some pretty fine records at the time! This album's one of them, and features backings from Ralph Burns – not as dark and moody as some of his other work of the 50s, and in a ... read more CD
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✨✧ Anita KerrFive Classic Warner Brothers Albums 1966 to 1968 (And Now/Slightly Baroque/Burt Kaempfert Turns Us On/All You Need Is Love/Sounds) (5CD set) ... CD
Warner/El (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 5CD ... $24.99
The wonderful mid-to-late 60s run of records Anita Kerr cut for Warner Brothers – And Now, Slightly Baroque, Burt Kaempfert Turns Us On, All You Need Is Love and Sounds – in great little box set! And Now The Anita Kerr Orchestra has less vocals than usual from Anita Kerr – but a ... read more CD

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Kirby Stone FourGuys & Dolls (Like Today)/Playboy Club (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/El (UK), 1959. New Copy ... $8.99 13.99
Very groovy work from the Kirby Stone Four – a vocal quartet who were partly like the harmonizing jazz acts of the time, such as the Four Freshmen and Hi-Los – but one who also had a much more playful approach overall! Guys & Dolls features the group offering up their unusual take ... read more CD

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Karin KrogCloud Line Blue ... CD
Meantime (Norway), 1978. New Copy ... $16.99
Incredible work from Scandinavian singer Karin Krog! Although Krog began her career as a straight jazz vocalist, she cut a number of records in the 70's that had her pushing into a cool territory that was a lot more progressive, and which had some great Euro-fusion touches – like the sorts ... read more CD

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Karin KrogJazz Moments With Karin Krog (with bonus track) ... CD
Sonet/Meantime (Norway), 1966. New Copy ... $16.99
Incredible early work from vocalist Karin Krog – a mid 60s session, but one that already shows that she was thinking farther than most other singers of the time! The timings on the tunes are quite unusual – a bit like those used by Sheila Jordan in the 60s, but often even more ... read more CD

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Karin KrogJoy (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Meantime (Norway), 1968. New Copy ... $16.99
A groundbreaking session of European jazz – one of the first true moments of genius from singer Karin Krog! Tracks are long and experimental without getting too far out – and Karin's icy voice flows out magically over compelling tunes that still remain some of the most striking jazz ... read more CD

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Karin KrogWe Could Be Flying ... CD
Meantime (Norway), 1974. New Copy ... $16.99
Magnificent work from European jazz vocalist Karin Krog – a landmark album that shows why she sings like no other singer! On this 1974 session, Karin moves far beyond the standard jazz of her roots – into territory that's spacey, cosmic, and filled with the best influences bubbling ... read more CD

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Karin Krog & Dexter GordonSome Other Spring – Blues & Ballads ... CD
Meantime (Norway), 1970. New Copy ... $16.99
The icy voice of Norwegian singer Karin Krog is a perfect match for Dexter's deep soulful saxophone, and the two of them perform wonderfully together in this rare set of tracks recorded in 1970 with Kenny Drew on piano and Niel Henning Orsted-Peterson on bass. Krog has always been tremendously ... read more CD
Also available Some Other Spring – Blues & Ballads ... LP 24.99

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Karin Krog & John SurmanInfinite Paths ... CD
Meantime (Norway), 2016. New Copy ... $16.99
Vocalist Karin Krog and reedman John Surman have been making music together for many years – using her unique phrasing and John's sense of tone and texture in beautiful ways – often mixed with a bit of electronics, too! And despite an already-great legacy of other albums, the duo may ... read more CD

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Karin Krog & Steve KuhnBreak Of Day ... CD
Meantime (Norway), 2015. New Copy ... $16.99
The already-great team of singer Karin Krog and pianist Steve Kuhn gets some extra special help here – thanks to the appearance of Eric Alexander on tenor and Lew Soloff on trumpet – each of whom guest on three different tracks apiece! The core of the record has Krog's dark, moody ... read more CD

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Karin Krog with Warne MarshI Remember You ... CD
Spotlite/Meantime (Norway), 1981. New Copy ... $16.99
Essential work from vocalist Karin Krog – one in a number of sessions cut with some of the best saxophonists of her time (Dexter Gordon, Archie Shepp, John Surman) – a record that features some incredible late tenor from Warne Marsh, set beautifully alongside one of the few vocalists ... read more CD

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Cleo LaineIf We Lived On Top Of A Mountain/Portrait ... CD
Vocalion (UK), 1968/1971. New Copy ... $16.99
A pair of pivotal albums from British singer Cleo Laine – both of which really have her finding her own groove! If We Lived On Top Of A Mountain is a set that's still got a fair bit of jazz in the mix, but which also has Cleo Laine using that wonderfully deep voice of hers to step into some ... read more CD

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Lana Sisters/ChantellesChantelly Lace – The Complete Singles Plus Bonus Tracks ... CD
RPM (UK), Late 50s/1960s. New Copy ... $8.99 13.99
Sweet harmony pop from late 50s – a real precursor to the girl pop sounds of the 60s and a springboard for the career of one the sisters – a young Mary O'Brien, later to be known as Dusty Springfield! This great CD on RPM features the 1959 and 1960 singles by The Lana Sisters – ... read more CD

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Dory Langdon (Dory Previn)My Heart Is A Hunter (aka Leprechauns Are Upon Me) ... CD
Croydon Municipal (UK), Late 50s. New Copy ... $3.99 13.99
The first ever album by Dory Previn – recorded in the late 50s for Verve, as Dory Langdon! Just a year later, Dory would marry composer and pianist Andre Previn, but their professional relationship had already begun, as Andre plays piano here, along with jazz guitar great Kenny Burrell. It's ... read more CD

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Monica Lassen & The SoundsLa Jouissance (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Sony/Bridge (Japan), Late 60s. New Copy Gatefold ... $32.99
A totally wonderful little record that's every bit as sexy as you might guess from the cover – and which also has some of the groovy French elements you might expect from the title! The set's got this slinky, erotic vibe that's almost in Serge Gainsbourg territory – save for the fact ... read more CD

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Monica Lassen & The SoundsWoman (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Sony/Bridge (Japan), Late 60s. New Copy ... $34.99
A set that's definitely all woman – thanks to the sexy sounds of Monica Lassen on vocals! The singer works at a wordless level here – breezily scatting alongside these slinky, jazzy lines from The Sounds – a Japanese group who've clearly drunk deep from the well of bossa nova and ... read more CD

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Jackie LeeTown I Live In – The EMI Years 1965 to 1967 ... CD
Poker (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $3.99 13.99
Way more than just a collection of Jackie Lee's work for EMI in the mid 60s – as the set features almost as many unreleased tunes as it does actually-issued singles! The package offers a great look at the early years of this hip Brit female singer – a vocalist who ranks right up there ... read more CD
 
 



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