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Clint HoustonWatership Down (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Trio/Universal (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $19.99
One of the rare few albums cut as a leader by bassist Clint Houston – a player who always worked with very hip collections of musicians, including the lineup for this unusual date! The album's got a wonderfully warm, soulful vibe – a mode that's never polished or commercial, but which ... read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing! Part of the Deep Jazz Reality series.)

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Joe HoustonRockin' At The Drive In ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Classic 50s tenor work from the mighty Joe Houston – west coast tenor star galore, and one of the strongest players to cross the line between jazz and R&B! The set features Joe blowing in a relatively uncomplicated mode overall – hitting some nice upbeat groovers, but also chilling ... read more CD

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Freddie HubbardBaddest Hubbard ... CD
CTI/Wounded Bird, 1972. New Copy ... $3.99 12.98
Baddest Hubbard or goodest Hubbard – whatever you prefer, the set's a great sampling of Freddie's incredible work for the CTI label during the early 70s! The album only features 4 tracks, but for CTI, Freddie was cutting them so long, that's the only way you could go – as his ... read more CD

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Freddie HubbardWindjammer ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $13.99
A great post-CTI session from Freddie Hubbard – one that has him blowing over sweet arrangements from Bob James, who manages to keep things full, yet soulful throughout! There's a lot of instrumentation backing Freddie up for the date – full horns, strings, and even a bit of chorus ... read more CD

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Bobbi HumphreyBlacks & Blues ... CD
Blue Note, 1974. New Copy ... $8.99 9.98
A monster – and one of our jazz funk favorites of all-time! This is the best record ever cut by the great flute player Bobbi Humphrey – and the record features some stellar production work by the great Larry Mizell, very much in the same vein as that which he used on classic sessions ... read more CD

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Bobbi HumphreyDig This! ... CD
Blue Note/Dusty Groove, 1972. New Copy ... $10.99 13.99
A stone killer from funky flute player Bobbi Humphrey – one of her early albums for Blue Note Records, and a set that's a perfect summation of the best sides of her talents! The album's got a slightly different feel than Bobbi's work with Larry Mizell – yet still sports a similar ... read more CD
(On the Dusty Groove label.)

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Stan Hunter & Sonny FortuneTrip On The Strip ... CD
Prestige/Dusty Groove, 1966. New Copy ... $5.99 12.98
A rare gem on 60s Prestige Records – and one of the earliest records to feature the incredible talents of reedman Sonny Fortune! Sonny burst into fame in the 70s as a spiritual player with a really freewheeling groove – but this late 60s date has Fortune in the company of Hammond ... read more CD
(On the Dusty Groove label.)

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Mikko Innanen with William Parker & Andrew CyrilleSong For A New Decade ... CD
Tum (Finland), 2015. New Copy 2 CDs ... $20.99 24.99
Finnish reedman Mikko Innanen works here with American jazz giants William Parker on bass and Andrew Cyrille on drums – but in setting that definitely has Mikko holding his own! Innanen plays alto, baritone, and other reed instruments – often with a style that's surprisingly soulful, ... read more CD

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IntrioductionIntrioduction ... CD
Timeless/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1981. New Copy ... $13.99
The group's name is a bit of wordplay, and might make you think they're presenting themselves in a flip sort of way – but their music is rock-solid, and has this well-crafted, rock-solid approach that's mighty nice! Intrioduction have that open, flowing sensibility that the better European ... read more CD

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IntrioductionNorth Sea Highlights ... CD
Timeless/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1982. New Copy ... $13.99
Intrioduction, recorded live at the North Sea Festival – on a set that features sparkling interplay between Harry Happel on piano, Koos Wiltenburg on bass, and Fred Krens on drums – a lineup that has a great balance between the strength of Happel's piano lines, and some of the more ... read more CD

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Max IonataRewind ... CD
Via Veneto (Italy), 2016. New Copy ... $15.99
A wonderful setting for reedman Max Ionata – an album that has him working alongside some Hammond organ from Alberto Gurrisi, who really brings a soulful vibe to the album! Max is always great on other albums – and often plays with this rich tenor sound that takes us back to our ... read more CD

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Max Ionata Quartet with Fabrizio BossoInspiration (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Albore Jazz (Japan), 2009. New Copy Gatefold ... $14.99
An already-great quartet – augmented by some wicked trumpet work by Fabrizio Bosso! The group perfectly sums up everything that's great about the contemporary Italian jazz scene – a sound that has its roots in classic hardbop of the 50s and 60s, but a youthful energy that instantly ... read more CD

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IPAI Just Did Say Something ... CD
Cuneiform, 2016. New Copy ... $15.99 17.98
A hell of a combo from the contemporary Scandinavian scene, and one who just seem to sound better and better with each new record! This American release is a complete gem – maybe even greater than some of IPA's previous import titles – with a mindblowing vision of jazz that seems to ... read more CD

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IrakereIrakere (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $13.99
A landmark album from this powerhouse Cuban group of the 70s – their first record issued formally to an American market, and quite possibly their greatest effort of the decade! The sound here is a lot more focused than on the group's Cuban sessions from previous years – not commercial ... (Latin, Jazz) read more CD

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Akira Ishikawa & Count BuffalosAfrican Rock ... CD
Dan/Clinck (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $29.99
Don't think "African rock", think spiritual jazz – as the set's a brilliant blend of the funky styles of Akira Ishikawa and his Count Buffalos combo with some deeper percussive elements that bring a whole new global sound to his music! Ishikawa was already a tremendous talent ... read more CD

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Shun IshiwakaCleanup (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Somethin Cool (Japan), 2016. New Copy ... $19.99
A great little record with an angular, soulful flow – and a sense of direction that's way more confident than you'd guess from the mixed-up look on Shun Ishikawa's face on the cover! Shun's a drummer, and he leads a group here that's full of dynamic energy – excellent work on tenor and ... read more CD

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Pedro Iturralde with Paco DeLuciaFlamenco Jazz ... CD
MPS/Edel (Germany), 1967. New Copy ... $14.99
Really wonderful stuff – and a record that may well be even better than the previous flamenco jazz albums cut by Paco DeLucia and Petro Iturralde in Spain! This set is part of a key late 60s moment when the MPS label was experimenting with a blend of jazz and sounds from around the globe ... read more CD

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Vijay Iyer & Wadada Leo SmithCosmic Rhythm With Each Stroke ... CD
ECM (Germany), 2016. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Open, expressive sounds from the team of Wadada Leo Smith on trumpet and Vijay Iyer on piano, Fender Rhodes, and electronics – all served up in a mode that's quite different from recent records by either musician! The "rhythm" in the title here might be a bit misplaced – as ... read more CD

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Keefe Jackson/Josh Berman/Jon Rune Strom/Tollef OstvangSouthern Sun ... CD
Stone Floor (Norway), 2015. New Copy ... $16.99 18.00
A killer quartet session that matches a pair of the finest, most adventurous players from the post-millennium Chicago jazz scene with equally excellent counterparts from Norway! The players are Keefe Jackson on tenor sax and bass clarinet, Josh Berman on coronet, Jon Rune Strom on double bass and ... read more CD

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Oliver JacksonOliver Jackson Trio – The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions ... CD
Black & Blue (France), 1975/1979. New Copy ... $11.99
Drummer Oliver Jackson had a hell of a lot of experience in his few decades in jazz – big band work with Lionel Hampton and Buck Clayton, cooler combo work with Yusef Lateef, and his own great group with tenorist Budd Johnson – all pages of his past that he seems to bring to this ... read more CD
 
 



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