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Miles DavisESP (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Sony (Japan), 1965. Used ... $6.99
An album of dark and subtle beauty – and still one of our favorite Miles Davis albums of all time! The set's not as earth-shattering as some of Davis' other work of the 60s, but that's why we like it so much – because the emerging genius of the group with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, and Tony Williams is held in a really special place here – one that ruminates quietly on space and soul, while Davis majestically directs tones and colors that he'd never gotten in a small group format before! Titles include the amazing "Iris", one of Miles' most haunting themes – plus "Little One", "RJ", "ESP", "Mood", and "Agitation". CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)
Also available ESP (Japanese pressing) ... CD 6.99

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Miles DavisESP (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Sony (Japan), 1965. Used ... $6.99
An album of dark and subtle beauty – and still one of our favorite Miles Davis albums of all time! The set's not as earth-shattering as some of Davis' other work of the 60s, but that's why we like it so much – because the emerging genius of the group with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, and Tony Williams is held in a really special place here – one that ruminates quietly on space and soul, while Davis majestically directs tones and colors that he'd never gotten in a small group format before! Titles include the amazing "Iris", one of Miles' most haunting themes – plus "Little One", "RJ", "ESP", "Mood", and "Agitation". CD
(Includes obi.)
Also available ESP (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 6.99

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VariousESP Disk Story Vol 1 ... LP
ESP/Contempo (Italy), Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99
A special series, put together in celebration of the legendary ESP labels – one of the coolest indie imprints of all time – with an amazing legacy of avant jazz, 60s freakout, underground folk, and lots more experimental sounds! The series is a bit light on packaging, but offers up vinyl versions of some hard-to-find tracks from the label – all picked by the widow of the late ESP owner, Bernard Stollman. Volume 1 is filled with late 60s avant jazz gems – titles that include "Ghosts (1st Varation)" by Albert Ayler, "Why Not" by Marion Brown, "Zoo (excerpt)" by Steve Lacy, "Cinematique (excerpt)" by Gato Barbieri, "Cosmos (excerpt)" by Sun Ra, and "Cartoon" by Paul Bley. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousESP Disk Story Vol 2 ... LP
ESP/Contempo (Italy), Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99
A special series, put together in celebration of the legendary ESP labels – one of the coolest indie imprints of all time – with an amazing legacy of avant jazz, 60s freakout, underground folk, and lots more experimental sounds! The series is a bit light on packaging, but offers up vinyl versions of some hard-to-find tracks from the label – all picked by the widow of the late ESP owner, Bernard Stollman. Volume 2 continues with lots more jazz – including a passage from "His Band From Outer Space Shadow World" by Sun Ra, "The Lady" by Frank Wright, "770" by Alan Sondheim, "Tabla Suite" by Giuseppi Logan, and "Brother Joseph" by Frank Lowe. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Miles DavisESP ... LP
Columbia, 1965. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An album of dark and subtle beauty – and still one of our favorite Miles Davis albums of all time! The set's not as earth-shattering as some of Davis' other work of the 60s, but that's why we like it so much – because the emerging genius of the group with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, and Tony Williams is held in a really special place here – one that ruminates quietly on space and soul, while Davis majestically directs tones and colors that he'd never gotten in a small group format before! Titles include the amazing "Iris", one of Miles' most haunting themes – plus "Little One", "RJ", "ESP", "Mood", and "Agitation". LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing.)
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ESP (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 6.99
ESP (Japanese pressing) ... CD 6.99
 
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Albert AylerBells ... CD
ESP/Get Back (Italy), 1965. Used ... $4.99
A seminal live set by a young Albert Ayler – an unusual one-sided record that featured only 20 minutes of music, performed with an intensity that harly leaves room for complaints about the shortness of the album! The single track "Bells" was performed at Town Hall by Ayler with a group that includes Donald Ayler on trumpet, Charles Tyler on alto sax, Lewis Worrell on bass, and Sunny Murray on percussion – all coming together in a raw, real sense of freedom – beautifully explored here without ever getting too overindulgent. The tune may well be one of the greatest illustrations of the ESP format at its best – as Ayler and company never stray too far, but carve out some incredibly imaginative space through their starkly-blown horn solos! CD

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Albert AylerSpirits Rejoice ... LP
ESP, 1965. Very Good+ ... $49.99
A seminal Albert Ayler session from the 60s – recorded at the legendary Judson Hall with an incredible sound! There's a bold, righteous feel to this record that possibly even tops other Ayler classics for ESP – and the spacious setting makes the notes echo, rebound, and come back together with searing intensity throughout. The group features Ayler on tenor, brother Don on trumpet, Charles Tyler on alto, Sunny Murray on drums, and both Henry Grimes and Gary Peacock on basses – using a unique two-bass approach that only further emphasizes the unique qualities of the record. Call Cobbs plays a bit of harpsichord too – and tracks include "Sprits Rejoice", "Holy Family", "Angels", and "Prophet". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label pressing with 5th Avenue address in a Riverside Drive cover. Cover has ligth surface wear, a small bend on one corner, and a bit of pen on back.)

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BarnacledCharles ... CD
ESP, 2008. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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DelegationEvergreen (Canceled World) ... CD
ESP, 2016. Used 2CD ... $9.99
... CD

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Steve LacyForest & The Zoo ... LP
ESP, 1966. Near Mint- ... $44.99
Steve Lacy's legendary Argentinean recording – one of his boldest moments of the early years, and the start of a long history of superb work away from the American scene! The group here is quite unusual – as players include Enrico Rava on trumpet, Johnny Dyani on bass, and Louis Moholo on drums – one budding European improviser, and two key members of the Blue Notes – who'd left South Africa for the UK by the time of this release. The live performance features only two long tracks – "Forest" and "Zoo" – both played with a sense of freedom not heard before in Lacy's music, at a level that really points the way towards his explosive presence in the French and Italian scenes in years to come! LP, Vinyl record album
(Early light blue label pressing.)

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Giuseppi LoganGiuseppi Logan Quartet ... LP
ESP, 1964. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Freely improvised work from a very unusual group – one that features multi-instrumentalist Giuseppi Logan on a host of reeds, Milford Graves on drums and tabla, Don Pullen on piano, and Eddie Gomez on bass – stepping out here in a rare avant session! The album's a real standout in the ESP catalog – not only because it marks the recording debut of both Logan and Pullen, and the rare appearance of Gomez on such a session – but also because it's got a freewheeling quality that's even more outside and open-ended than some of the other work on the label! Logan plays alto, tenor, Pakistani oboe, bass clarinet, and flute – all with sounds that often veer towards the East, and which show a bit of an Indian music influence in the way the tunes are put together. Titles include "Dance of Satan", "Tabla Suite", "Dialogue", "Bleecker Partita", and "Taneous". LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy original stereo pressing – with paste-on cover!)

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Frank LoweBlack Beings (complete version) ... CD
ESP, 1973. Used ... $6.99
One of our favorite records ever from ESP – a set that's got even more soul and spirit than we usually hear from the label! The album's one of the first (and few) from saxophonist Frank Lowe as a leader – and it's a unique date that also features alto and soprano sax from Joseph Jarman, who's really blowing beautifully here away from the Art Ensemble of Chicago! The set's got a vibe that's almost like the shift towards the loft jazz years the New York scene took after the initial avant wave documented by ESP in the 60s – informed with some of the spiritualism of the post-Coltrane generation on Impulse Records. Other players include a young William Parker on bass, Joseph Jarman on soprano and alto, and The Wizard (aka Raymond Lee Cheng) on violin, and Rashid Sinan on drums. This great CD version features the previously-unreleased full versions of "In Trane's Name" and "Thulani" – plus the shorter track "Brother Joseph". CD

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✨✧ New York Art QuartetNew York Art Quartet ... LP
ESP, 1965. Very Good ... $39.99
One of our favorite albums ever on the legendary ESP label – and a key session in the best "new thing" mode of the 60s! The New York Art Quartet were a short live collaboration between trombonist Roswell Rudd, saxophonist John Tchicai, bassist Lewis Worrell, and percussionist Milford Graves – but their legacy in this one album is almost greater than that of other combos who recorded more frequently at the time. The sound is similar to the best "spacious" groups of the new thing years – such as the Archie Shepp/Bill Dixon work, or some of the looser sides by the New York Contemporary Five – a group that featured Shepp and Tchicai. Leroi Jones (Amiri Baraka) makes a key guest appearance on the title "Black Dada Nihilismus" – reciting his writings alongside the group's somber instrumental musings – and other titles include "Short", "Rosmosis", and "No 6". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono red label pressing, in the textured cover with wrap-around paste-on. Cover has a split bottom seam.)

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Charles TylerEastern Man Alone (German pressing) ... CD
ESP/ZYX (Germany), 1967. Used ... $6.99
An incredible album by avant saxophonist Charles Tyler – and one of his most unique albums ever! Tyler's playing here in a wild setting – alto sax mixed with three stringed instruments, one cello and two basses – which makes for a very unusual sound. The album's got a deep, dark soul – very different sounding than other records on ESP at the time – and it also stretches out with some cosmic influences that don't always show up in Tyler's later work. The whole thing's brilliantly beautiful – with a blend of sounds that's unlike anything else we can describe, and which has always made the album one of our favorites in the ESP catalog. Cuts include "Le-Roi", "Cha-Lacy's Out East", and "Eastern". CD
(Out of print.)

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Karel VelebnySHQ ... LP
ESP, 1968. Near Mint- ... $58.99
One of the only American releases from Eastern European jazzman Karel Valebny – the force behind some great albums on MPS and other overseas labels, sounding equally great here on a late 60s set for ESP! The music is as bizarre as the cover – modern jazz overall, but done with a great deal of sensitivity – a very poetic approach to the performance that's quite different than the usual ESP bag, and which really shows some of the best steps forward the European scene was taking at the time. There's echoes here of mid 60s "new thing" jazz – especially in the way Velebny's vibes come into play – and instrumentation on the record include vibes, tenor, and bass clarinet from Karel, plus alto and flute from Jiri Stivin, piano from Ludek Svabensky, bass from Karel Vejvoda, and drums from Josef Vejvoda. Titles include "The Uhu Sleeps Only During The Day", "Andulko Safarova", "Beetles On The Head", and "Joachim Is Our Friend". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing!)

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James ZitroZitro ... CD
ESP, 1967. Used ... $6.99
One of the only albums we've ever seen from drummer James Zitro – a player who'd worked as a percussionist for one of the Sonny Simmons' albums on ESP Records, then was invited to cut his own date for the label! There's a really groundbreaking sound here – an approach to percussion that's almost melodic at times, and which prefaces some of the more famous experiments in those modes to come both from the Chicago AACM and the New York loft jazz scene of the 70s. Zitro's really got a way around the kit, leaping around with a style that reminds us of Andrew Cyrille at his best – yet in ways that often go in other directions. The rest of the group here is relatively obscure too – and players include Allan Praskin on alto, Bert Wilson on tenor, Warren Gale on trumpet, Michael Cohen on piano, and Bruce Cale on bass. Titles include "Freeken", "Happy Pretty", and "Fourth". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Albert AylerLive At Slug's Saloon, Vol 2 ... CD
ESP/ZYX (Germany), 1966/1982. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The second volume of Ayler's classic set at Slugs from 1966. Ayler's leading a quintet with brother Donald on trumpet, Michel Sampson on violin, Lewis Worrell on bass, and Ron Jackson on percussion. The music is open-ended & free flowing, but keeps coming back to themes from Ayler's classics "Initiation" and "Ghost". Great stuff, and one of the best live recordings of his work. CD
(Out of print, small cutout notch through spine.)

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✨✧ Albert AylerNew York Eye & Ear Control ... CD
ESP/Calibre (Netherlands), 1964. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Seminal ESP work from Albert Ayler – a unique session done as a soundtrack to a short (and weird!) film from experimental director Michael Snow! The lineup is a bit different than some of Ayler's other ESP albums – and features Don Cherry on trumpet and cornet, John Tchicai on alto, Roswell Rudd on trombone, Gary Peacock on bass, and Sunny Murray on drums. At times, the record's got a bit of a "new thing" vibe – a bit more spacious and sonic than some of Ayler's other material – but at other times, it burns with an intensity that's almost harder and freer than any of Albert's trio dates of the 60s. The album features 2 long tracks – "AY" and "ITT" – plus the shorter "Don's Dawn". CD
(Includes slipcase.)

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✨✧ Marion BrownWhy Not? ... LP
ESP, 1968. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Brilliant early work by Marion Brown – both soulful and adventurous, less "out" than some of the other ESP albums from the time – and more in the post-Coltrane spirit of work by Pharoah Sanders and some of the Strata East crowd. The group on the album is a quartet – with Norris Jones on bass, Stanley Cowell on piano, and Rashied Ali on drums – and Brown's alto sax glides over the top in a tone that's infused with all the freedoms of the late 60s, yet also steeped in a soulful tradition of expressiveness. The album features 4 long tracks – "La Sorrella", "Fortunato", "Why Not", "Homecoming". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing – with opening on left side. In beautiful shape!)

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✨✧ Marion Brown QuartetMarion Brown Quartet ... LP
ESP, 1966. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of our favorite albums ever on the legendary ESP label – a rhythmic, soulful, early session by Marion Brown – recorded before his own albums on Impulse, but with a similar feel to the best new thing sessions of that label at the time! The group is superb – with Benny Maupin on sax, Alan Shorter on trumpet, Rashied Ali on drums, and Ronnie Boykins on bass, often playing in tandem with Reggie Johnson – for a unique double-pulsing feel that makes for a nice rhythmic thrust, especially on the side-long jammer "Capricorn Moon". Other titles include "Exhibition" and "27 Cooper Square". LP, Vinyl record album
(Riverside Drive pressing, both label and cover. Vinyl has marks that click a bit on "Exhibition". Cover has some surface wear and a small marking on back.)

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✨✧ New York Art QuartetNew York Art Quartet ... CD
ESP, 1965. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of our favorite albums ever on the legendary ESP label – and a key session in the best "new thing" mode of the 60s! The New York Art Quartet were a short live collaboration between trombonist Roswell Rudd, saxophonist John Tchicai, bassist Lewis Worrell, and percussionist Milford Graves – but their legacy in this one album is almost greater than that of other combos who recorded more frequently at the time. The sound is similar to the best "spacious" groups of the new thing years – such as the Archie Shepp/Bill Dixon work, or some of the looser sides by the New York Contemporary Five – a group that featured Shepp and Tchicai. Leroi Jones (Amiri Baraka) makes a key guest appearance on the title "Black Dada Nihilismus" – reciting his writings alongside the group's somber instrumental musings – and other titles include "Short", "Rosmosis", and "No 6". CD
(Includes original slipcase.)

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✨✧ Charles TylerEastern Man Alone ... CD
ESP, 1967. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An incredible album by avant saxophonist Charles Tyler – and one of his most unique albums ever! Tyler's playing here in a wild setting – alto sax mixed with three stringed instruments, one cello and two basses – which makes for a very unusual sound. The album's got a deep, dark soul – very different sounding than other records on ESP at the time – and it also stretches out with some cosmic influences that don't always show up in Tyler's later work. The whole thing's brilliantly beautiful – with a blend of sounds that's unlike anything else we can describe, and which has always made the album one of our favorites in the ESP catalog. Cuts include "Le-Roi", "Cha-Lacy's Out East", and "Eastern". CD
Also available Eastern Man Alone (German pressing) ... CD 6.99

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✨✧ Albert AylerBells ... LP
ESP, 1965. Used ... Out Of Stock
A seminal live set by a young Albert Ayler – an unusual one-sided record that featured only 20 minutes of music, performed with an intensity that hardly leaves room for complaints about the shortness of the album! The single track "Bells" was performed at Town Hall by Ayler with a group that includes Donald Ayler on trumpet, Charles Tyler on alto sax, Lewis Worrell on bass, and Sunny Murray on percussion – all coming together in a raw, real sense of freedom – beautifully explored here without ever getting too overindulgent. The tune may well be one of the greatest illustrations of the ESP format at its best – as Ayler and company never stray too far, but carve out some incredibly imaginative space through their starkly-blown horn solos! LP, Vinyl record album
(Italian Base reissue from the 80s.)

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✨✧ Milford GravesMilford Graves Percussion Ensemble With Sunny Morgan (180 gram pressing) ... LP
ESP, 1965. Used Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A classic album of avant percussion – even if the title's a bit misleading! The Milford Graves Percussion Ensemble is mostly just Milford Graves himself, playing on drums, bells, gongs, and shakers – joined on this early album by Sunny Morgan, who also plays drums and bells on the set – working with Graves in a spiritual exploration of space and sound that predates some of the AACM recordings by a few years, and which shows ESP to be one of the most groundbreaking jazz imprints of the 60s! Tracks have a fairly hard hitting approach, and titles include "Nothing", "Nothing 13", "Nothing 5-7", and "Nothing 19". LP, Vinyl record album
(Get Back pressing.)

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✨✧ Henry Grimes TrioCall ... CD
ESP, 1965. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of the only albums as a leader from bassist Henry Grimes – a hell of a great player who'd made his name working with Sonny Rollins, but who steps out here into much freer territory! The group features Grimes at the helm on bass, but also features killer contributions from Perry Robinson – playing outside clarinet here at a level that's even more farther reaching that Jimmy Giuffre at his 60s heights. The group's completed by drummer Tom Price, who really spurs the combo on strongly – as they work with a very raw, free sound that features tremendous interplay between all three instruments. One of our favorites on ESP – with titles that include "Fish Story", "Walk On", "The Call", and "Son Of Alfalfa". CD
 
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AtomicHere Comes Everybody ... CD
Jazzland (Norway), 2012. New Copy ... $10.99
Quite possibly the greatest album to date from Atomic – a set that steps out with a bold, rich sound right from the start – giving the whole thing the feel of some lost classic slice of avant jazz, but with a freshness that definitely marks the set with plenty of Atomic energy too! The horns are amazing – fierce interplay between the trumpet of Magnus Broo and reeds of Fredrik Ljungvist – locking together at times with these raging lines that have almost an ESP sort of feel – then breaking out with soul-drenching solos on their own – especially when Ljungvist handles the tenor. Paal Nilssen-Love's drums are on fire throughout – Havard Wilk barrels away on piano – and Ingebrigt Haker Flaten rolls things along strongly on bass. Titles include "Morphemes", "HCE", "Milano", "Kreuzberg Variations", "Panama", and "Unity Toccata". CD

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Albert AylerHilversum Session ... LP
Osmosis (Holland), 1964. Near Mint- ... $33.99
The 1st-ever issue of this rare set from 1964 – an early example of the genius of Albert Ayler, recorded in The Netherlands for a small audience in a Dutch radio studio! The setting is a wonderful one – a mix of the live freedoms that would really let Ayler stretch out – especially when playing overseas – but recorded with the clarity of some of his studio albums for ESP – that sharp-edged sound that really highlights the groundbreaking style of his playing! The rest of the group here is equally great – and the quartet features Don Cherry on cornet, Gary Peacock on bass, and Sunny Murray on drums – the latter of whom is almost completely freed up from rhythm at some points. Titles include "Angels", "CAC", "Infant Happiness", and "No Name". LP, Vinyl record album

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Albert AylerWitches & Devils ... LP
Arista Freedom, 1964/1975. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Classic early material by Albert Ayler, recorded in New York in 1964, but originally issued only in Europe! The session features Ayler with the obscure trumpeter Norman Howard, plus Henry Grimes on bass and Sonny Murray on drums – and has all the crackle and imagination of Ayler's ESP recordings. In fact, the album stands as a key record that's as essential as Spiritual Unity or Spirits Rejoice – and has a very similar feel to both of those sets. Titles include "Spirits", "Witches & Devils", "Holy, Holy", and "Saints". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole, a promo sticker, and some light wear.)

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David BoykinVictory Honor & Glory – David Boykin Live In Concert ... CD
Sonic Healing Ministries, 2001. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A raw, live set from Chicago saxophonist David Boykin – but a great little record that really reminds us of a classic 60s session on ESP! Boykin's reeds are wonderful throughout – filled with the depth of soul we might expect from Kalaparusha or Albert Ayler – and set up here in an open-ended trio with Josh Abrams on bass and Andre Beasley on drums. The tracks are all quite longish and free – but never sloppy or overindulgent – held together with a tremendous focus and presence in Boykin's horn! Titles include "Victory Honor & Glory", "Conundrum", "Big & Fine", "The King", and "Meditation For Momma Long". CD

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Peter Brotzmann/John Edwards/Steve NobleSoulfood Available ... CD
Clean Feed (Portugal), 2014. New Copy Gatefold ... $9.99
The title's a very apt one – as saxophonist Peter Brotzmann somehow sounds even more soulful than ever – almost at a level that evokes John Coltrane and Albert Ayler with his searing, searching tones on the album's very long title track! "Soulful Available" is worth the price of admission alone – as Brotzmann blows this very spiritual tenor over bass from John Edwards and drums from Steve Noble – as all three players build intensity and resonate together, almost with a 60s ESP sort of vibe – quite different than usual for Peter, but really appreciated as well! Some of the more familiar Brotzmann sense of tone and timing come through on the album's two shorter tracks, both of which are great too – "Nail Dogs By Ears" and "Don't Fly Away". CD

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Melodic Artet (Brackeen/Abdullah/Parker/Blank/WateMelodic Artet ... CD
No Business (Lithuania), 1974. Used ... $13.99
A genius group from the glory days of the New York avant scene of the 70s – yet one who haven't been nearly as well-documented as some of their contemporaries! The lineup here is legendary – a quintet with Charles Brackeen on tenor, flute, and soprano sax, Ahmed Abdullah on trumpet, William Parker on bass, Roger Blank on drums, and Tony Waters on percussion – working in ways that are really a bridge between the starker sounds of the ESP generation, and some of the looser, more collaborative energies of the loft jazz scene that was on the rise! This recording from 1974 is some of the only surviving work by the group – a well-recorded radio performance that has the group working through a number of compositions in sequence, often with very spiritual results. The package features rich recollections on the quintet by Ahmed Abdullah, and some great vintage images as well – and titles include "Face Of The Deep", "Redemption/Consecration", "Above The Cross/My Divine", and "Time & Money". CD

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Charles MingusCharles Mingus & Friends In Concert ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1973. Used 2 CDs ... $5.99
Mingus live is always a treat – especially in these later years, when the fire seemed to go out of most of his studio recordings. Live, though, he always managed to kick it hard - with the sort of emotion that graced his strong early albums. And despite the fact that this one's conducted by Teo Macero, and features some remarks from Bill Cosby – the affair's still pretty hip, and the soloists go to town nicely – with those stretched-out performances that always made for the best individual moments in a Mingus record! The record features great work from Gene Ammons and Bobby Jones on tenor, Lee Konitz and Charles McPherson on alto, James Moody on flute, Randy Weston on piano, Lonnie Hillyer on trumpet, and Eddie Bert on trombone – and Honey Gordon sings a lovely vocal on the track "Eclipse". Other titles include "Jump Monk", "Us Is Two", "ESP", and "Ecclusiastics". CD
(Out of print. In the cool original Japanese double case wich has some light wear.)

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Wilber MorrisWilber Morris Trio ... LP
Private (Italy), 1981. Near Mint- (reissue)... $29.99
A wonderful trio led by bassist Wilber Morris – and one that also features some brilliant work from Charles Tyler on alto and baritone sax, plus drums from Denis Charles! The players work together wonderfully – with a strong pulse from Morris that really keeps the music focused at most moments, even though Charles can be quite open and loose on the drums – and Tyler's got an especially wonderful sound, with that depth of feeling we've loved in his music from the ESP years onward, heard here in possibly one of his greatest settings of the time! The set features four long tracks – "Two Fives For A Dime", "Flamingo", "Randy Son", and "Blue We". LP, Vinyl record album
(#54/80.)

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✨✧ Sunny Murray13 Steps On Glass ... CD
Enja (Germany), 1994. Used ... $9.99
Relatively straight work from Sunny Murray – a series of trio tracks recorded with Odeon Pope on tenor, and the great (and underrated!) Wayne Dockery on bass. The tracks are a mix of jazz standards and original tunes – played with the rough edge of trio tracks from the ESP era, but without as much freedom and hard blowing as you might have heard on a Murray album in the 60s. Titles include "Out For A Walk", "Lover", "Emoi", "Blues For PC", "Constant Blue", and "Well You Needn't". CD
(Out of print.)

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Sunny MurraySunshine (180 gram pressing) ... LP
BYG/Actuel, 1969. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $9.99
One of the most ambitious albums that Sunny Murray ever recorded – a set of large ideas and long explorations – performed here by a group of all-star avant players from the time! Murray's vision is wonderful here – even bolder and more expressive than on his work for ESP – and realized by a mighty lineup of players that includes Lester Bowie on trumpet, Arthur Jones and Roscoe Mitchell on alto saxes, Archie Shepp and Kenneth Terrode on tenors, Dave Burrell on piano, and Alan Silva and Malachi Favors on bass! The strong influence of the AACM can definitely be felt on the set – but Murray's presence really changes things up – taking the mood in a different direction than heard on the BYG albums that Mitchell, Bowie, and Favors recorded with the Art Ensemble. Side one features the extended "Flower Trane", and side two contains "Real" and "Red Cross". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Archie SheppLive In San Francisco ... LP
Impulse, 1966. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $39.99
A great counterpart to some of Archie Shepp's studio albums for Impulse – a live date recorded in San Francisco, with a slightly freer, sharper edge! The sound is almost free at times, but always with that strong sense of focus that Archie brought to his brilliant work of the time – and the group's a well-honed ensemble who really understand each others motivations and inspirations – Roswell Rudd on trombone, Donald Garrett and Lewis Worrell on bass, and Beaver Harris on drums – all almost working at an ESP level together. Shepp plays a bit of piano on the record – in sharply angular tones that are almost more modern than his tenor – and titles include "The Wedding", "Wherever June Bugs Go", and "Keep Your Heart Right". LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black label stereo pressing with Van Gelder stamp. In beautiful shape!)

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Sonny Simmons/Billy HigginsBackwoods Suite ... CD
West Wind, 1982. Used ... $6.99
Proof that Sonny Simmons was still going strong during his supposed "lost" years – and that all the folks who'd deemed him so just didn't know where to look! The album's recorded in Simmons' home turf of Berkeley – with a lineup that includes Billy Higgins on drums, Joe Bonner on piano, Al Thomas on trombone, Joe Hardin on trumpet, and Michael Marcus on baritone – all coming together in a tight format that recalls the work that Simmons did for the Contemporary label in the early 70s – sort of a more scripted approach to some of the styles he first cracked on the ESP label. The format's a great one – handled with almost a loft jazz approach at times, but coming across with a much greater vision – stretched out across a great set of original tracks that include "Shores Of Trinidad", "Chimes Of Time", "Manhattan Out", "You Better Do It Now Before You Die Later", and "Title X". CD
(Out of print.)

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Sound In Action Trio (Ken Vandermark)Gate ... CD
Atavistic, 2006. Used ... $5.99
Some of the most compelling saxophone work we've heard from Ken Vandermark in a long time – played here with a simple, soulful quality that often reminds us of some of our favorite 60s work on the legendary ESP label, or Sonny Rollins at his most inventive! The trio features Vandermark on reeds alongside twin drummers Robert Barry and Tim Daisy – a really unique structure for a record that sonically puts Vandermark at center stage – cutting, turning, and soaring with rhythmic energy alongside the two percussionists. Titles include "Medium Cool", "Red Cross", "Horizontal Fall", "The Prophet", "One Down One Up", "Love Cry", "House Party Starting", and "Side Car". CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Edward Vesala TrioNana ... LP
Blue Master/Svart (Finland), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... About February 1, 2017
Free jazz from the Finnish scene of the early 70s – an exploratory trio that features Edward Vesala on drums, Arild Andersen on bass, and Juhani Aaltonen on on tenor and soprano sax! As with many Scandinavian free trio sides from the time, there's a clear inspiration here from the ESP scene in the US – as tracks are out, but never too far enough to have a sense of their own presence – not nearly as hard-blown as the Brotzmann generation, but nicely searching, especially on Aaltonen's soprano work. Titles include "Nana", "Joiku", "Fill In", "Gamma", and "My B". LP, Vinyl record album

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Lyman Woodard OrganizationLive At Last – 1974 to 1993 ... CD
Uuquipleu, 1970s/1980s/Early 90s. New Copy ... $9.99
Killer live work from the Lyman Woodard Trio – and a split set that shows much much the group kept grooving on the Detroit scene, even after their initial early 70s fame! The first half of the CD features material from 1974 – recorded at JJ's Lounge in the Shelby Hotel in the Motor City – very jazz-based, with soaring organ from Lyman himself, guitar from Ron English, and drums from Leonard King. The whole thing's nicely recorded, with a strong focus on that sweet and super-dope tone that's always made Woodard so great – as you'll hear on the cuts "Even Today", "Jumpin The Blues", "If You Could See Me Now", and "ESP". The second half of the set is from 20 years later – recorded in 1993 at Sully's Roadhouse – with the same trio, equally tight and funky! In fact, the 1993 set's almost funkier, as it's got some originals by Woodard that are mighty nice – the titles "Lyman's Montuno" and "Belle Isle Daze" – next to the cuts "I Got A Woman", "Drown In My Own Tears", and "A Fine Romance". CD

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Denny ZeitlinEarly Wayne – Explorations Of Classic Wayne Shorter Compositions ... CD
Sunnyside, 2016. New Copy ... $14.99 16.98
A sweet solo piano set by Denny Zeitlin – paying tribute to jazz sax legend Wayne Shorter! Zeitlin has performed Shorter compositions before, but the Early Wayne session is still a pretty wonderful surprise overall. Zeitlin is such a distinct, remarkable composer and player himself, he deftly pulls of the dual tasks of delivering a full on tribute set, but he's also able to use the ageless early Shorter tunes as a framework for some subtle improvisation of his own. Beautifully recorded at the Piedmont Piano Company in Oakland. Includes "Speak No Evil", "Nefertiti", "Ju Ju", "Teru", "Toy Tune", "Infant Eyes", "Paraphernalia", "Ana Maria", "ESP" and "Miyako". CD

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✨✧ Nat Adderley & The Big Sax SectionThat's Right! ... LP
Riverside, 1960. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Nat's trumpet is backed up by the "big sax section" here – a trio of reed players that includes Yusef Lateef, Jimmy Heath, and Charlie Rouse, plus some additional baritone work by Tate Houston. The groove's pretty swinging – kind of in the mode of early work with Cannonball Adderley in that it's not as "in the pocket" soul jazz wise, but still quite strong overall. Heath and Jimmy Jones did the arrangements, and the rhythm section features Wynton Kelly, Sam Jones, and Jimmy Cobb. Tracks include "Tadd", "The Old Country", "Chordnation", and "ESP". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has some light wear, but this is a nice copy.)

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✨✧ Albert AylerMy Name Is Albert Ayler ... LP
Fantasy/Debut, 1965. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A key early album by Albert Ayler – a mindblowing record even all these many years later, and a key introduction of Ayler's music to the rest of the world! The set begins with a compelling spoken introduction from Albert – really taking the time to introduce himself and his new approach to jazz – then rolls into searing sounds on tenor and soprano sax, played with accompaniment from a European trio that has Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass, Niels Bronsted on piano, and Ronnie Gardier on drums. A number of the tunes are standards – used by Ayler here in ways that are similar to some of Cecil Taylor's initial recordings – as a way of marking his own different in jazz, before setting out on his own compositions in years to come. Given the quartet setting, there's less of the locked horns and rhythms of some of Ayler's ESP recordings to come – but the difference in format also makes the album a real standout in his catalog, too. Titles include "Bye Bye Blackbird", "Summertime", "On Green Dolphin Street", and "CT". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Fantasy pressing from the 60s – in beautiful shape!)

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✨✧ Albert AylerVibrations (aka Ghosts) ... LP
Arista Freedom, 1964/1975. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Classic early Ayler material, recorded in Copenhagen in 1964, at the same time as his earliest recordings issued on the Debut label! The album stands as one of Ayler's most powerful, and with performances that hint strongly at the ESP recordings that would follow shortly, and have become more well known. Ayler's vision is fully in place here as he blows with unrestrained energy. The group here features Don Cherry, Gary Peacock and Sonny Murray. Amazing! Titles include "Ghosts", "Children", "Holy Spirit", "Vibrations" and "Mothers". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch, discoloration along the opening, and a stain on front.)

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✨✧ Arthur DoyleAlabama Feeling ... CD
DRA, 1978. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Mindblowing work – the first album recorded by avant tenorist Arthur Doyle, a clear 70s heir to the 60s ESP tradition! The album was originally pressed up in a very small batch, but it wails with an importance and power that that's every bit as bracing as early work by Albert Ayler – a clear influence on Doyle's sound here. Doyle's tone is amazing – sad and lonely, yet also urgent and immediate – and the lineup on the record features two drummers, who combined make for a really strong approach to the rhythm! Titles include "Development", "Ancestor", "Something For Caserlo Larry & Irma", and "Mother Image Father Image". CD
(Out of print.)
 
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Count Basie/Dizzy Gillespie/Oscar Peterson/Milt JaMontreux 77 – Jam Sessions ... LP
Pablo, 1977. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some splitting on the bottom seam.)

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Art Blakey, Dizzy Gillespie & OthersGiants Of Jazz & The Dizzy Gillespie Quintet Live ... CD
Jazz Door, 1971/1974. Used ... $11.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Marion Brown/Gunter HampelGesprachs Fetzen ... LP
Calig (Germany), 1968. Near Mint- ... $48.99
A rare side with German vibist Hampel and Marion Brown co-leading a wonderful outward thinking quintet. Under-recorded trumpeter Ambroise Jackson, German bassist Buschi Niebergall and nimble percussionist Steve McCall round out the group, captured live in Munich. The playing alternates subtle dynamics with energetic free passages over 5 compositions by Brown, Hampel and McCall, including "Gespraqchfetzen", "Exhibit A", "Babudah", "Tomorrow Is The Beginning Of The End OF Yesterday" and "Aba". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Roy Eldridge & Dizzy GillespieRoy & Diz ... CD
Verve, 1954. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Gabriel EspinosaSongs Of Bacharach & Manzanero ... CD
Zoho, 2016. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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EternalsEspiritu Zombi (with bonus download) ... LP
New Atlantis, 2016. New Copy ... $13.99
The Eternals have turned into some very deep cats over the years – and this album is a great culmination of all those changes – thanks to contributions from some key members of the Chicago jazz avant garde! The core energy of the group is still in place – boldly poetic lyrics from Damon Locks, riffing guitar from Wayne Montana, and dubby drums from Areif Sless-Kitain – but there's also some amazing elements at play here that really expand the sound – vibes from Jason Adasiewicz, cornet from Josh Berman, alto from Nick Mazzarella, flute from Nate Lepine, and bass from Matt Lux – all contemporaries of the group who really open up a collaborative spirit on the record. There's also added vocals from Tomeka Reid and Jenine O'Toole – which furthers the ensemble feel of the performance – and titles include "The Last Moment", "The End Has Begun", "Makeshift Satellite", "Opening Scene", "Blackout", "Destroy The Body", and "Unseen Force". (Rock, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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✨✧ Josh EvansHope & Despair ... CD
Passin' Thru, 2015. Used Gatefold ... $7.99
... CD

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✨✧ Billy FosterMusic For Jazz Vespers ... CD
Equistar, 2015. New Copy ... $11.99
A beautiful project from pianist Billy Foster – part of a long tradition of jazz mass records that have been popping up from the underground from the late 50s onwards – and maybe one of the best we've heard so far! The setting is spare – really just a trio outing by Billy's group, but with vocals by Renee Miles-Foster, whose lovely voice really shapes some of the best tunes here – tracks that are maybe a bit in the gospel tradition in terms of subject matter, but which also have a warmer jazz vocal approach overall. All music and new lyrics are by Billy – and titles include "He's Always Been There", "Today Is A Day", "Music Is", "God & Savior", "Joyful Noise", "His Grace", and "Just Hold My Hand". CD

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Dizzy GillespieCompact Jazz ... CD
Mercury (Germany), 1950s/Early 60s. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print. BMG Direct pressing.)

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Dizzy GillespieConcert Of The Century (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Justin Time, 1980. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $25.99 26.99
"Concert Of The Century" is a hell of a claim to make – but this is also a hell of a concert, too – one that features Dizzy Gillespie blowing with an all-star small group lineup – in really stretched-out takes on the tunes, at a level that rivals his best 70s material on the Pablo label! In addition to Gillespie on trumpet, players also include Milt Jackson on vibes, James Moody on tenor and flute, Hank Jones on piano, Ray Brown on bass, and Philly Joe Jones on drums – all working together as seamlessly as you'd expect! Titles include "Darben The Redd Foxx", "The Shadow Of Your Smile", "Get Happy", "Blues N Boogie", "If I Should Lose You", and "Bass Solo/Manha De Carnaval/Work Song". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Dizzy GillespieDizzy Gillespie & His Big Band ... CD
GNP/Crescendo, 1948. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A legendary bit of cubop! Diz is playing here with the band that virtually invented Latin Jazz – the one that featured Chano Pozo on conga, plus great soloists like James Moody and Ernie Henry – all blowing beautifully in a style that's one of the most perfect realizations of the cubop Latin Jazz groove of the time! The recording was done live, but the quality's strong – and titles include "Good Bait", "Emanon", "Ool Ya Koo", and a classic reading of "Manteca"! CD

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Dizzy GillespieDizzy In Greece ... LP
Verve, 1956. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Dizzy's in Greece, looking very cool in a fez on the cover – and really wailing hard with a larger group that includes Billy Mitchell, Charlie Persip, Lee Morgan, Wynton Kelly, and Phil Woods! The mode here is still quite boppish, despite the larger size of the ensemble – but Dizzy also manages to bring in some of those wonderfully rich colors that were coming into his later work – a tonal depth that's completely amazing, and which pushed Gillespie way past his simple roots of the 40s, into a space that made him one of the most expressive jazz leaders of the 50s. The horn charts alone are totally great – and Dizzy's got a wonderful talent for letting the key soloists step out with a really strong voice in the set – and although short, the tunes have an incredible reach overall. Titles include "Tin Tin Deo", "Yesterdays", "Groovin' High", "Hey Pete", "Arnnie's Dance", and "Groovin' for Nat". LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing on Columbia. Cover has some splitting on the bottom seam and discoloration from age on back.)

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Dizzy GillespieEverlivin' Diz ... LP
Vernon, 1950s. Very Good ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split top seam.)

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Dizzy GillespiePortrait of Jenny ... LP
Perception, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A sweet slow and groovy funk LP recorded by Dizzy for the Perception label! The record is similar to his other LPs from the time in that it's got a cool electric feel that you don't really associate with Diz. The whole album has a sly sweet funky sound that's part CTI/part Latin-tinged Dizzy – and the real strength is the great Mike Longo, who plays some amazing stretched out piano lines, which work perfectly with the basslines on the record as a foil for Dizzy's sparkling trumpet solos. The album's got 4 long cuts – including the excellent "Me N Them", plus "Olinga" and "Diddy Wa Diddy". LP, Vinyl record album

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Dizzy GillespieSchool Days ... LP
Regent/Savoy, 1951. Very Good ... $14.99
A bebop classic from Dizzy Gillespie – a full album comprised of some famous 78s recorded for the Savoy label at the start of the 50s – the kind of hard-grooving material that made Diz a fan favorite right from the start! There's some nice use of vocals in the mix – not just from Dizzy, but also from Joe Carroll as well – an overlooked vocalese genius from the early days of bebop – not as well-known as Eddie Jefferson or King Pleasure, but working here in a very similar spirit! Diz sings with Joe a bit too, and other players include JJ Johnson on trombone, Milt Jackson on vibes, Bill Graham on alto and baritone sax, and Wynton Kelly on piano. Cuts include "Bopsie's Blues", "School Days", "We Love To Boogie", "Umbrella Man", "I Couldn't Beat The Rap", "Pop's Confession", and "Lady Be Good". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Regent pressing with a deep groove and RVG etching – nice ande clean! Very edge of vinyl has a very tiny chip, but it's far from the first groove.)

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Dizzy GillespieSomething Old/Something New ... CD
Verve/Philips, 1963. Used ... $4.99
Beautiful work from one of Dizzy's greatest periods – and an album not to pass up! The set features Diz playing 5 old bop tunes, and 4 new tracks from the pen of the great Tom McIntosh, one of the scene's brightest arrangers at the time, and a talent who was looming large, thanks to support from folks like Diz and James Moody. Moody's in the group – blowing tenor with a quintet that includes Kenny Barron on piano, Chris White on bass, and Rudy Collins on drums – and his tone is incredible, with a darkness that he'd rarely had before, and the whole group has a mixture of modern tones and soulful grooves that's beyond compare! Titles include "November Afternoon", "The Cup Bearers", "The Day After", "This Lovely Afternoon", "Good Bait", "Dizzy Atmosphere" and the non-LP cut "Early Mornin' Blues". CD
(Out of print, small cutout through digipack.)

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Dizzy GillespieSoul & Salvation ... LP
Tribute, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A fantastic bit of late 60's funk, and a surprisingly slammin' record from Dizzy! The album's got tight, hard, choppy funk arrangements from Ed Bland – who went onto to do some great work at the Perception label – and the group features James Moody blowing hard lean funky solos right next to Diz, in the way that he'd do on some of his own funk work from the same time. The record is wonderful all the way through – killer heavy drums, heavy electric bass, searing sax solos from Diz and Moody – all produced with a mad mad full-on funk sound that will make your jaw drop! Titles include "Blue Chuchifrito", "Chicken Giblets", "Rutabega Pie", "The Fly Fox", "Stomped & Wasted" and "Casbah Melon". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Dizzy GillespieWorld Statesman ... LP
Verve, 1956. Very Good- ... $13.99
A real gem from the height of Dizzy's big band years at Verve – a stunning little set that features a hip larger group that includes Joe Gordon, Melba Liston, Rod Leavitt, Phil Woods, Ernie Wilkins, and Billy Mitchell. The groove here is well-orchestrated, well-placed soul – with less of the playful bop touches of earlier sides, and more of a hiply modern style that shows Dizzy stretching out in larger shades of color and tone. And while the "World Statesmen" cover and image might make you wary of some gimmick on the set, the album's key Gillespie through and through – a deft turn away from the styles of the bop years, into a world of sound that would support his career strongly for years to come! Titles include "Tour De Force", "Doodlin", "Night In Tunisia", "The Champ", "My Reverie", and "Dizzy's Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Norgran pressing with trumpeter logo and deep groove. Cover has half split seams, a stain on one corner, and a bit of pen on back.)

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✨✧ Dizzy Gillespie & Arturo SandovalTo A Finland Station ... CD
Pablo/OJC, 1982. Used ... $4.99
Heavy trumpets here – lead lines from both Dizzy Gillespie and Arturo Sandoval, playing together in a sweet session recorded in Finland! The set's got an open, flowing feel – one that matches some of the best Gillespie work on Pablo – those sides where the label really was able to let Gillespie hit that mature later groove – a strong fusion of soul, Latin, and other jazz modes! The core rhythm group is definitely hip enough for the spirit of the date – Esko Linnavalli on piano, Pekka Sarmanto on bass, and Esko Rosnell on drums – and the tracks are all nice and long, and nicely inventive, too. Titles include "Dizzy The Duck", "Rimsky", "And Then She Stopped", "First Chance", and "Wheatleigh Hall". CD
(Rear tray card has a cutout hole. Booklet has a name written in marker.)

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Dizzy Gillespie & Charlie ParkerDiz N Bird In Concert ... CD
Roost/Warner (Japan), 1947/1953. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Not the famous Verve Records pairing of Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker – but instead a more obscure live date from 1947, but one that really lets you hear the genius that happens when both players take the stage! The tunes have this approach that really hits at the most creative side of bop at the time – maybe even more open, expressive, and filled with larger ideas than some of the early singles that were coming out in 1947 – in a way that makes the whole thing a really important document of the complexity that was in the music, right from the start. The pair really stretch out on a fantastic two part reading of "Night In Tunisia (parts 1 & 2)", then soar through "Groovin High (parts 1 & 2)", "Confirmation", and "Dizzy Atmosphere". The second half of the set features some more live material, but just with Dizzy Gillespie in the lead, from 1953 – with Bill Graham on alto and baritone, plus a bit of vocals from Joe Carroll. Titles include "School Days", "Swing Low Sweet Cadillac", and "Tin Tin Deo". CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)
Also available Diz N Bird In Concert ... LP
 
 
 



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