Jazz — In Stock — CDs

A wealth of jazz in many styles -- bop, hardbop, soul jazz, spiritual, rare groove, modal, improvised music, funk, free jazz, fusion, avant garde, and trad!




Items/page

Sort by
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Sahib ShihabSahib's Jazz Party ... CD
Debut/Skokiaan (UK), 1963. New Copy ... $14.99
One of the first European recordings from Sahib Shihab – a classic set that's the start of an amazing 60s run on the continent! Shihab here is quite different than his American dates of the 50s – bolder, and blowing with a really open, fluid sort of groove that marks a great ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Sahib Shihab & Jef GilsonSahib Shihab + Gilson Unit – La Marche Dans Le Desert ... CD
Futura (France), 1972. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
An amazing meeting of two of the most revolutionary talents on the European jazz scene of the early 70s – American expat Sahib Shihab, blowing some of his most exotic reeds ever – and pianist Jef Gilson, working here on electric keys and ondioline! The album's got a sound that echoes ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Shinjuku MadnessShinjuku Madness ... CD
Somethin Cool (Japan), 2016. New Copy ... $19.99
A very hip group from the contemporary Japanese scene – a large ensemble who completely remake modern big band modes with a very cerebral vibe – perfectly balancing modern impulses and swing with effortless ease! It's no surprise that the first track on the set is a Duke Ellington ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
✨✧ Matthew ShippTo Duke ... CD
Rogue Art (France), 2015. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
Some of the most beautiful music we've heard in years from pianist Matthew Shipp – a set of tracks dedicated to Duke Ellington, and played in a very creative style! The tracks are mostly by Duke (there's a few Shipp originals in the mix too), but the performance is Matthew at his best – ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Shipwreck 4 (Bennett/Johnston/Mezzacappa/Rosaly)Shipwreck 4 ... CD
No Business (Lithuania), 2016. New Copy ... $14.99
A really well-balanced group – one who float beautifully on waves of improvised sound, and hardly seem likely for a shipwreck at all! The quartet features Aaron Bennett on tenor, Darren Johnston on trumpet, Lisa Mezzacappa on bass, and Frank Rosaly on drums – players who seem to brew ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Wayne ShorterBlue Note Albums (Night Dreamer/Juju/Speak No Evil/Soothsayer/Etcetera/All Seeing Eye/Adam's Apple/Schizophrenia/Super Nova...) (11CD set) ... CD
Blue Note (Italy), 1960s. New Copy 11CD ... $49.99
An incredible run of music from the legendary Wayne Shorter – 11 full albums for Blue Note Records, each presented here in a tiny LP-styled sleeve! Shorter on Blue Note is the stuff of legend – already a stellar leader on his first three records for the label – Night Dreamer, ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Eddie ShuI Only Have Eyes For Shu ... CD
Bethlehem/Solid (Japan), 1954. New Copy ... $8.99
One of the few dates as a leader from reedman Eddie Shu – an excellent player who made some big waves in large bands of the late 40s – but who sounds even better here in a small combo setting! Eddie plays tenor and alto beautifully – with a tone that's as clean and clear as some ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Ricardo Silveira & John LeftwichCosmos ... CD
Adventure Music, 2016. New Copy ... $12.99 15.98
A set that not only offers up some great work from co-leaders Ricardo Silveira on guitar and John Leftwich on bass – but one that also includes some of the best small group work we've heard from Hubert Laws in years! The legendary flautist really opens up on the record – with these ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Horace SilverLive In Paris – 14 Fevrier 1959 ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), 1959. New Copy ... $14.99 18.99
A wonderful late 50s live recording from the Horace Silver Quintet – one that features some very long performances of key songs from the group's book, with some very extended solos, and a much different vibe than some of the studio versions! As with the Jazz Messengers during this time, the ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Singers UnlimitedA Capella 1 ... CD
MPS (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $23.99
Heavenly work by one of the greatest vocal jazz combos ever! The Singers Unlimited cut many mighty albums for MPS with arrangements by some of the label's best bandleaders – but this one features them all alone, with only their voices to hold them up, which they do wonderfully, thanks to ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(K2 HD Pro Mastering pressing!)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
✨✧ Sir EdwardPower Of Feeling ... CD
Encounter/Essential, 1973. New Copy ... $11.99 14.99
A lost bit of jazz funk from the 70s – and a record we'd rank right up there with the best electric classics on the legendary CTI label! This set, though, is a lot more obscure – issued on the short-lived Encounter imprint, who gave us a handful of albums – all of them great! ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Jimmy SmithLa Metamorphose Des Cloportes ... CD
Rambling (Japan), 1965. New Copy ... $22.99
An incredible record by Jimmy Smith – unlike anything we've ever heard from him! The session is a rare French soundtrack one – recorded in 1965, in a setting that was quite different than any of Jimmy's American sessions from the same time. According to the notes, Smith was just shown ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Jimmy SmithPortuguese Soul ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... $23.99
An oft-overlooked 70s gem from Jimmy! The album's got a smooth complicated sound – with very long tracks that open up, stretch out, and groove in a much more sophisticated way than some of Jimmy's 60s work for Verve. The approach is almost similar to Jack McDuff's complicated Blue Note ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
✨✧ Johnny SmithEasy Listening ... CD
Roost/Warner (Japan), 1958. New Copy ... $14.99
The gentle genius of guitarist Johnny Smith – perfectly captured in this late nite trio session from the 50s! There's a lot more jazz here than you might guess from the "easy listening" title – and Johnny's working with drummer Charlie Mastropaolo and bassist George Roumanis, ... read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Johnny SmithJohnny Smith & His New Quartet ... CD
Roost/Warner (Japan), 1956. New Copy ... $14.99
A Johnny Smith album with a real difference, and that difference is vibes – handled her by a young John Rae, whose tones make a perfect accompaniment to Smith's chromatic style of guitar! The balance of vibes and guitar is beautiful – handled with all that sense of space that both ... read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Johnny SmithJohnny Smith (with bonus track) ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... $19.99
Fantastic work from guitarist Johnny Smith – simple set, but one that really shows just how much he'd grown since his famous Roost Records sessions of the 50s! Smith was one of the founding fathers of jazz guitar in the postwar years – but his initial approach was often spare and ... read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)
Also available Johnny Smith (Verve Elite edition) ... CD 11.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
✨✧ Johnny SmithJohnny Smith Favorites ... CD
Roost/Warner (Japan), 1959. New Copy ... $14.99
Guitarist Johnny Smith in a sweet, laidback trio setting – just the kind of mode that's perfect for his gentle sense of color and tone – a style he virtually invented for jazz guitar in the 50s! The album's one of his classics for the Roost label, and it's a masterpiece in chromatic ... read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Johnny SmithJohnny Smith Quartet ... CD
Roost/Warner (Japan), 1955. New Copy ... $14.99
Sublime guitar work from the great Johnny Smith – a musician who was years ahead of his time, and influenced a generation with his clean, clear tone on the instrument! Smith's in a perfect setting here – a Roost label quartet date that includes Bob Pancost on piano, George Roumanis on ... read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Leo SmithRastafari ... CD
Sackville/Boxholder, 1983. New Copy ... $11.99 15.99
Hardly the reggae album you might guess from the title – and instead a captivating set that follows strongly in the best sonic legacy of Wadada Leo Smith's other records from the time! The album has Smith fronting the quartet of reedman Bill Smith – who plays soprano, sopranino, and ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Lonnie Liston SmithAstral Traveling (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Flying Dutchman/BGP (UK), 1973. New Copy ... $11.99
One of Lonnie Liston Smith's most spiritual sessions, and the record that most clearly shows his roots with Pharoah Sanders! The vibe here is much more jazz-based than on some of Lonnie's other records for Flying Dutchman – with Smith playing as much acoustic piano as he does electric, using ... read more CD
 
 



⇑ Top