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✨✧ Nat King ColeStraighten Up & Fly Right – Live Radio Rarities, 1942 to 1948 ... CD
Vintage Jazz Classics, 1940s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(Out of print.)
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✨✧ Louie PrimaJump Jive & Wail – The Essential Louie Prima ... CD
Capitol, 1950s/Early 60s. Used ... $3.99
About as great an introduction to the music of Louie Prima as we've ever seen – a set that not only contains key classics for Capitol, but also some surprising bits from later years too! The package starts with Prima's classics of the postwar years – sides cut with Keely Smith and Sam Butera, including famous live tunes and medleys – then it also moves into the 60s too, and even features some tracks not on CD before. 26 cuts in all – with "Civilization", "I Wanna Be Like You", "Angelina/Zooma Zooma", "Jump Jive An Wail", "Oh Marie", "Hey Boy Hey Girl", "Up A Lazy River", "Hello Dolly", "Bunoa Sera", "Cabaret", "Just One Of Those Things", "I've Got The World On A String", "Just A Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody", "Felicia No Capecia", "5 Months 2 Weeks 2 Days", and "When You're Smiling/The Sheik Of Araby". CD
(BMG music club pressing.)
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Four FreshmenFreshmen Favorites ... LP
Capitol, Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $2.99
Loads of early classics – delivered with a sublime harmony sound! Titles include "Day By Day", "Poinciana", "Seems Like Old Times", "Lonely Night In Paris", "Graduation Day", and "Love Turns Winter Into Spring". LP, Vinyl record album
(Star Line stereo pressing.)

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✨✧ Gregory Porter, Melody Gardot, & OthersRound Nina – A Tribute To Nina Simone ... CD
Verve (Japan), 2014. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A compelling tribute to the great Nina Simone – featuring a host of contemporary singers performing their own versions of classics from Nina's recordings of the 60s and 70s! The project was put together in France, with orchestrations by Clement Ducol – but it features a fair bit of singers from a wider scene, including the great Gregory Porter, who makes a key appearance here! Instrumentation is often a mix of contemporary and classic modes – almost a remix of the original ideals of Simone's recordings, although the vocal delivery is very straight, and never played with – which is a good thing. Performances include "Black Is The Color" by Gregory Porter, "Baltimore" by Lianne Le Havas, "Sinnerman" by Keziah Jones, "Just Say I Love Him" by Hindi Zara, "Lilac Wine" by Camille, "Four Women" by Melody Gardot, "Feeling Good" by Ben L'Oncle Soul, "My Baby Just Cares For Me" by Oliva Ruiz, and "Plain Gold Ring" by Youn Sun Nah. CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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✨✧ Julie LondonLove Letters/Feeling Good ... CD
Liberty/EMI (UK), 1962/1965. Used ... Out Of Stock
Near-lost work from Julie London – 2 later albums for Liberty, both of them great, and both of them the kind of records that would have been classics – had she not recorded so much at the time that they got buried in the rush of all her releases! Love Letters has Julie still working in the breathy and mellow style of her late 50s classics – with very spare backings that really let Julie's vocals take center stage, and often a nice guitar line in the front of the mix, picking its way through the tunes right behind Julie's voice. Feeling Good has a more upbeat and swinging style – with some great big band arrangements from west coast maestro Gerald Wilson – who really brings new life into Julie's style with the set! The tunes are mostly familiar 60s numbers on the set, but Wilson's lively backings are plenty playful, and show us a side of Julie that we'd never heard before. The CD features 22 tracks in all – and titles include "And That Reminds Me", "Love Letters", "Broken Hearted Melody", "Fascination", "Never On Sunday", "Hey There", "I Miss You So", "She's Just A Quiet Girl", "Summertime", "Watermelon Man", "Girl Talk", "I Bruise Easily", and "Won't Someone Please Belong To Me". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Oscar Brown Jr.Sin & Soul (And Then Some) ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, 1960. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Trend-setting vocal work from Oscar Brown Jr – one of the hippest singers of his generation, and a vocalist who really took things to the next level in the 60s! Brown's got a sound that's partially influenced by the vocalese of Eddie Jefferson, Jon Hendricks, and other singers of the 50s – but his groove here is also a bit more fluid and lyrical too – thanks to some great lyrics penned by Oscar, some of which went on to become classics over the years. Like his predecessors, many of the tunes chosen by Brown got their start as jazz instrumentals, but sparkle anew here with fresh lyrics that really liven them up a lot – tales of sin and soul and a lot more, often delivered with a good sense of wit. Titles include great vocal versions of "Dat Dere", "Work Song", and "Afro-Blue", plus some of his great original compositions, like "Brown Baby", "But I Was Cool", and "Rags and Old Iron". The arrangements are great, with a nice jazzy sound – and the group includes the excellent Floyd Morris on piano! CD features 5 bonus tracks that include "Straighten Up & Fly Right", "Forbidden Fruit", "World Of Grey", "Mr Kicks", and "Hazel's Hips". CD

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