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Nat King ColeNat King Cole Sings/George Shearing Plays (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Capitol, 1961. Used ... $4.99
A nice little session that's one of Nat's last great vocal albums – thanks to some solid jazz backing by George Shearing. Shearing's group here is a super-hip west coast Latin one, with Emil Richards on vibes, Al Hendrickson on guitar, Al McKibbon on bass, and Shelly Manne on drums. Most tracks have them augmented by some larger backings by Ralph Carmichael – which creates this dreamy jazzy pillow for Nat to sing over. Cole's voice is still super-sweet and super-sexy, and the record is a good mix of ballads and more jazzy material. Titles include "Lost April", "Azure-Te", "September Song", "Don't Go", "There's A Lull In My Life", and "Serenata". Plus, the CD includes 3 bonus tracks not on the original album! CD

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Nat King ColeNat King Cole Story (3LP box set) ... LP
Capitol, 1940s/1950s/Early 60s. Near Mint- 3LP ... $11.99
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(Includes original book and cover sticker. Cover has some light wear.)

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Nat King ColeTop Pops ... LP
Capitol, Near Mint- ... $11.99
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(Original Turquoise label pressing. Cover has a bit of wear.)

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Nat King Cole TrioBest Of The War Years ... CD
Stardust, 1940s. Used ... $6.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Nat King Cole TrioForgotten Years Revisited ... CD
Mr Music, 1945. Used ... $4.99
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Nat King Cole TrioHit That Jive Jack ... CD
Decca, Late 30s/Early 40s. Used ... $4.99
CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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Four King CousinsIntroducing The Four King Cousins ... CD
Capitol (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $13.99
Very groovy work from the Four King Cousins – a sweet quartet of lovely voices peeled off of the larger King Family ensemble, singing here in a spare and syncopated groove with lots of late 60s Capitol touches! Maestro Lex De Azevedo produced, arranged, and conducted – and the album's got a really unified sound that links together harmonies from Sunshine Pop and a bit of the loping styles that were showing up in mainstream easy at the time – a sublime blend of vocals and lightly snapping rhythms that's totally outta site! All tracks are covers, but done in really wonderful versions – and tunes include the great Roger Nichols track "I Fell", plus "Love So Fine", "God Only Knows", "California Nights", "This Girl's In Love With You", and "I Wanna Be Free". CD

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Etta JonesEtta Jones Sings (King) ... LP
King, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $14.99
Very very early work from Etta Jones! The record has a much rawer R&B type sound than her later work – less polished than her years at Prestige, with an approach that's more in the King style used with Lorez Alexandria. Tracks are mostly solos, but sung with a nice bluesy touch – and the group is directed by Don Abney, with guitar by Bill Jennings. Titles include "White Cliffs Of Dover", "People Will Say We're In Love", "Sweethearts On Parade", "Mountain Greenery", "I Thought About You", and "When I Fall In Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Light marks, but plays great – like most old King pressings! Cover has a split top and bottom seam, and some light wear.)

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✨✧ Morgana KingStretchin' Out ... LP
Muse, 1977. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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Nancy King & Fred HerschLive At Jazz Standard ... CD
Maxjazz, 2006. Used ... $5.99
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Nancy King & Glen MooreImpending Bloom ... CD
Justice, 1991. Used ... $11.99
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(Out of print.)

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Nancy King & Glen MoorePotato Radio ... CD
Justice, 1992. Used ... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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Teddi King with Dave McKennaThis Is New – Teddi King Sings Ira Gershwin ... CD
Inner City, 1978. Used ... $4.99
A very laidback little album from Teddi King – a set that mostly features Teddi singing with only piano accompaniment from Dave McKenna, and which also features a few solo tracks by Dave as well! Teddi's voice has changed a bit since the 50s – but in a good way, with a bit more human qualities amidst the trademark trills – especially in the company of McKenna's thoughtfully crafted piano lines. The titles are all Gershwin tunes, taken at a very relaxed pace – and tracks include "Soon", "Long Ago & Far Away", "Here's What I'm Here For", "Isn't It A Pity", "My Ship", "How Long Has This Been Going On", and "But Not For Me". CD

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King PleasureKing Pleasure (aka Golden Days) ... LP
Hi Fi/Everest, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Beautiful beautiful record, and still one of the greatest jazz vocal albums ever made. The great King Pleasure sings in a raspy vocalese style similar to Jon Hendricks or Eddie Jefferson, but with a sense of warmth and delivery that the two of them never seem to reach. The set list here features a stellar batch of tracks with lyrics by Pleasure, including "The New Symphony Sid", "No, Not Much", "Parker's Mood", and "Golden Days". There's some great accompaniment by LA hard bop players like Teddy Edwards, Gerald Wiggins, and Harold Land, and the whole set sparkles with imagination and warmth. Plus, the liner notes include a cool set of notes about Pleasure's crazy philosophy called Planetism. Wild stuff! LP, Vinyl record album

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King PleasureMoody's Mood For Love ... CD
United Artists/Blue Note, Early 60s. Used ... $4.99
The rarest of three albums that King Pleasure ever recorded – and pretty darn hard to find, too. The set was recorded after King's earlier sides for the Prestige and HiFi jazz labels, but it's in a very similar style, with some wonderful vocalese-ing done in Pleasure's landmark style. He's really one of the greatest jazz singers of the 20th century, and it's unfortunate that apart from the big hit fame of "Moody's Mood For Love" (recorded here once again), King never got strong recognition as a richly talented singer. A number of cuts on here are re-recordings of earlier work – like "Don't Get Scared" and "Sometimes I'm Happy" – and other tracks include "It Might As Well Be Spring" and "Old Black Magic". Plus, this CD reissue also expands the original album with a lot of bonus cuts, including some great unreleased numbers – a total of 18 tracks in all, and a treasure trove of work by King Pleasure! CD

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King SistersNew Sounds Of The Fabulous King Sisters ... LP
Warner, 1966. Near Mint- ... $0.99
A set that recreates the sweet harmony style the first four King Sisters brought to the music world in the late 50s – but updates their sound wonderfully with some hip 60s flair! Ralph Carmichael handles the arrangements, and he borrows from a lot of the best sorts of 60s pop vocal modes – touches of bossa here, groovy jazz there, mixed in with the warmer strings that are usually the Carmichael approach! There's a bit of Jimmy Bowman-esque bass bumping along the bottom at times, which makes for an especially nice groove – and titles include "Goin Out Of My Head", "Girl Talk", "The Shadow Of Your Smile", "Call Me", "I'm Old Fashioned", "Bluesette", "I Get The Blues When It Rains", and "Don't Go To Strangers". LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label stereo pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Carmen McRaeYou're Lookin' At Me – A Collection Of Nat King Cole Songs ... CD
Concord, 1984. Used ... $8.99
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(Out of print.)

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Nat King ColeThose Lazy Hazy Crazy Days Of Summer ... CD
Capitol (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... On June 17, 2015
A great later one from Nat King Cole – kind of corny, but in a really great way! The songs are mostly old-timey, but swung by Nat in this weird 60s version of nostalgia that really really works – and makes for this odd fantasy of a youth that Cole probably never had himself, directed at a version of mainstream America that would hardly have given an entertainer like him the time of day back in the 30s! CD

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✨✧ Nat King ColeAfter Midnight (180 gram 2LP pressing) ... LP
Capitol/Pure Pleasure (UK), 1956. Sealed 2LP (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
A great album, and one in which Nat King Cole returns to his roots as a jazz singer! The session differs greatly from Nat's other schmaltzy ones from the time, and it features a very "after midnight" sound – with Nat playing and singing backed only by a small combo that includes jazz greats like Harry Edison, Willie Smith, Jual Tizol, and Jack Costanzo. Filled with loads of great tracks that sound perfect on a warm summer night, long after the sun has gone down – including "Caravan", "Just You, Just Me", "The Lonely One", "You're Looking At Me", and "Blame It On My Youth". Great stuff! LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed 180 gram 2LP pressing – but shrinkwrap is slightly open at bottom.)

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✨✧ Nat King ColeNat King Cole Sings From Cat Ballou & Other Motion Pictures ... LP
Capitol, Mid 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(60s mono pressing.)
 
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Arthur PrysockFly My Love ... LP
King, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $2.99
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✨✧ Lorez AlexandriaLorez Sings Pres – A Tribute To Lester Young ... LP
King, Late 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A classic album from one of our favorite jazz singers ever – a set that really set a whole new standard for a generation! Even at this early stage, Lorez Alexandria was an amazingly accomplished vocalist – as you'll hear on this excellent selection of tunes from the Lester Young songbook – laidback and soulful tunes that really let her open up and do her thing! The backing on the album's nice and earthy – provided by a Chicago group that includes King Fleming piano, Charles Stepney vibes, Paul Serrano trumpet, and Vernel Fournier drums – and the overall style is perfect for Lorez' deep soulful vocals. Titles include "DB Blues", "Easy Living", "No Eyes Blues", "This Year's Kisses", and "Jumpin With Symphony Sid". LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing.)
 
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Lorez AlexandriaFor Swingers Only ... LP
Argo, 1963. Good+ ... $24.99
One of the greatest albums ever from Lorez Alexandria – an ultra-hip singer who recorded for Impulse and King, but who sounds especially wonderful on this rare date for Chess Records! The album's got a groove that definitely lives up to its title – a jazzy, bouncy sort of rhythm that's definitely "for swingers only", and which is a nice contrast to overdone torch or standard jazz vocal modes. Alexandria's singing is completely sublime – quite fluid, yet with a soulful depth that's really amazing – and her backing combo is equally hip – a group led by John Young on piano, and also featuring George Eskirdge on guitar, Jimmy Garrison on bass, Phil Thomas on drums, and Ronald Wilson on flute and tenor – an obscure player whose reed work really makes the album sparkle! The song choices are great too – a mix of some under-recorded gems and a few blue-toned classics – all redone amazingly by Lorez with a sound that's quite unique. Titles include her classic Argo reading of "Baltimore Oriole", which begins with an amazing drum/bass passage that's worth the price of the album alone – and other tracks include "The End Of A Love Affair", "Baltimore Oriole", "All Or Nothing At All", "Mother Earth", "Love Look Away", and "Traveling Down A Lonely Road". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original gray label Argo pressing. Cover has some wear.)

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Joe CarrollMan With A Happy Sound ... LP
Charlie Parker, Early 60s. Very Good ... $1.99
Dizzy's longtime bebop partner cut this album of vocal tracks in the early 60s, when he was no longer recording with Diz. The record's a good batch of vocalese tracks with a strong bop edge – in the traditon of singers like Eddie Jefferson, Jon Hendricks, and King Pleasure, and the band features a young Grant Green on guitar. The best track is the goofy "Land Of Ooh Bla Dee", but there's lots of other nice ones, like "Wha Wha Blues", "Have You Got A Penny Benny", and "New School Days". LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing. Cover has a light stain on one corner.)

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Urszula DudziakUrszula ... LP
Arista, 1975. Very Good ... $9.99
Scatting jazz vocals meet funky fusion – and the result is one of Urszula's greatest albums from the US! The set was produced by longtime partner Michal Urbaniak – with a tight and soulful approach that nicely reigns in some of the experiments of earlier years, in favor of tracks that hit a more soul-based approach to fusion – and which make us love Urszula even more than we do on other albums! Titles include "Papaya", "Mosquito Bite", "Mosquito", "Sno King", "Butterfly", "Zavinul", and "Funk Rings". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo sticker, clear tape on one corner, and a sticker on front.)

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Novi SingersFive, Four, Three (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Polskie Nagrania/GAD (Poland), 1974. New Copy ... $16.99
One of the hippest albums ever from this incredible Polish vocal group – and that's saying a lot, because all of their albums are pretty darn hip! This set has the Novi Singers working in a freer, more open-ended mode than on some of their earlier records – hitting some territory that verges on the Karin Krog modes of the time, with lots of nice spacey touches, and going for some other numbers that have a funkier big band sort of approach – even cooler and groovier than the group's previous albums, including their classic set for MPS! Instrumentation brings in some sweet Fender Rhodes at times – with a fusion undercurrent that's subdued, and never gets in the way of the incredible harmonies – and titles include "Bongolo", "On The Road", "Five Four Three", "What Thing Is Love", "Yellow Blue & White", "Off Season", and "Dotyk". CD has great sound, notes, and four bonus tracks too – "Feel Kind Of Low", "Be My King", "Basen" and "Klown I Skrzypce". CD

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Rita ReysRita Reys Sings Burt Bacharach ... CD
Columbia/Sony (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $13.99
A wonderful recording of Burt Bacharach classics – done by Dutch singer Rita Reys, in a setting that makes the album one of her best from the 70s! Rita's got this airy, open style of vocalizing – a bit like Morgana King, but not as heavily handed – and that style really turns out to be perfect for Burt's music – as Reys kind of flows, steps, and drifts over the tunes with effortless ease – at a level that's maybe even better that Dionne Warwick's famous interpretations of the material. Arrangements by Rogier Van Otterloo also match the mode just right – full orchestrations, but always very light – kind of pillowy, right underneath Rita's voice – gently gliding through tunes that include "Windows Of The World", "This Girl's In Love With You", "Make It Easy On Yourself", "A House Is Not A Home", "One Less Bell To Answer", and "Paper Mache". CD

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✨✧ Nina SimoneNuff Said ... LP
RCA, 1968. Near Mint- ... $24.99
A great little album from Nina – mostly recorded live at the Westbury Music Fair, with a hip mix of jazz, soul, and folk that's stretched out in a slightly informal setting that always brings out the best of Nina's vocals. Titles include "The Backlash Blues", "Please Read Me", "Sunday In Savannah", "Why? (The King Of Love Is Dead)", and the nice jazzer "In The Morning". Plus, the album also includes one straight soul number – "Do What You Gotta Do", with some great arrangements by Horace Ott. LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing. Cover has light wear and a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Dusty SpringfieldFaithful (with bonus track) ... CD
Atlantic/Real Gone, 1971. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
A never-heard third Dusty Springfield album for Atlantic Records – issued here for the first time ever, and very much in the same soulful spirit as her other records for the label! Springfield tackled Memphis and Philly soul on her previous two albums for Atlantic – and here, she hits a New York groove with producer Jeff Barry – who is equally well-suited to carry that special balance that Dusty brings to her music – that mix of British pop roots with a real understanding of the American scene – a quality that Springfield never had as strongly after these early years. Titles are a varied lot, but all come together with a really unified feel, thanks to Dusty's strengths as a performer – and tunes include "Haunted", "Someone Who Cares", "Natchez Trace", "You've Got A Friend", "All The King's Horses", and "I'll Be Faithful". CD

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Joe Williams & Lambert, Hendricks & RossSing Along With Basie ... LP
Roulette, 1958. Very Good+ ... $6.99
One of the more obscure albums by Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross – a session of Basie tunes, performed with backing by the Count, plus additional lead vocals by Joe Williams, the voice most closely associated with the Basie group at the time! The style is similar to the trio's Sing A Song Of Basie album for ABC, but handled here with a bit more of an edge, and a rougher, more freewheeling groove that's a better fit for the great Basie sound of the late 50s – a great adaptation of the groove by Jon Hendricks, Dave Lambert, and Annie Ross! Titles include "Every Tub", "Rusty Dusty Blues", "The King", "Shorty George", and "Let Me See". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original multicolor bar label pressing with deep groove – heavy, and very nice!)

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Georgie FameTwo Faces Of Fame ... CD
CBS (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... On June 10, 2015
The two faces of Fame are live and studio – as each side of the album was recorded in each mode! Side one features the Brit jazz vocalist swinging in a live set recorded in early 1967 – done with lots of Hammond organ in the lineup, and an overall style that picks up a lot from Ray Charles and Mose Allison, but filters it through the groovier beat group styles of 60s London. Side two is even better, and features Georgie singing in more of a jazz-based mode – with lineups that feature some striking players that include Tony Oxley, Peter King, Gordon Beck, and Tubby Hayes. Tracks include a wonderful take on Mongo Santamaria's "El Pussycat", plus the tunes "Do It The Hard Way", "It Could Happen To You", "C'Est La Vie", "River's Invitation", "Greenback Dollar Bill", and "Keep Your Big Mouth Shut". CD

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Joe Williams with Lambert Hendricks & RossSing Along With Basie ... CD
Roulette/Warner (Japan), 1958. New Copy ... On August 7, 2015
One of the more obscure albums by Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross – a session of Basie tunes, performed with backing by the Count, plus additional lead vocals by Joe Williams, the voice most closely associated with the Basie group at the time! The style is similar to the trio's Sing A Song Of Basie album for ABC, but handled here with a bit more of an edge, and a rougher, more freewheeling groove that's a better fit for the great Basie sound of the late 50s – a great adaptation of the groove by Jon Hendricks, Dave Lambert, and Annie Ross! Titles include "Every Tub", "Rusty Dusty Blues", "The King", "Shorty George", and "Let Me See". CD
Also available Sing Along With Basie ... LP 6.99
 
 
 



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