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Elektra (label)

 
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✨✧ Dollar BrandAfrican Marketplace ... LP
Elektra, 1980. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Dollar Brand's more ambitious albums – featuring a larger group of players than usual, working through some compositions that have as much life and spirit as might be implied by the title! The group includes Brand on keyboards, conga, and soprano sax – plus work by Carlos Ward ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Donald Byrd & 125th Street, NYCLove Byrd ... LP
Elektra, 1981. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Funky electric groove from Donald Byrd – a post Mizell effort that's still burning in a crisp groove similar to his classic 70s Blue Note work – one that's absolutely dripping with keys! Isaac Hayes produced this one, and also played a lot of those keyboards on the session with Byrd's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear with a name in marker.)

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Donald Byrd & 125th StreetLove Has Come Around – The Elektra Anthology 1978 to 1982 ... CD
Elektra/Big Break (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $15.99
A great chapter in the career of trumpeter Donald Byrd – his post-Blue Note work with the group 125th Street NYC – which is kind of a second chapter to the jazzy fusion style he developed at the start of the 70s! This time around, there's an equal emphasis on soul and jazz – ... read more CD

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✨✧ Don ByronDon Byron Plays The Music Of Mickey Katz ... CD
Elektra, 1993. Used ... Out Of Stock
From one great reedman to another – Don Byron pays tribute to the legendary Mickey Katz! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Stanley Clarke & Chick CoreaGriffith Park Collection ... LP
Elektra, 1982. Near Mint- ... $7.99
A seminal set in the rebirth of straight jazz in the early 80s – a wonderful record with a much warmer, more traditional feel than you'd expect from some of the players involved! Bassist Stanley Clarke and pianist Chick Corea really return to their roots here – Stanley with some of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has clear tape on the spine.)

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✨✧ Billy Cobham's Glass MenagerieSmokin' ... LP
Elektra, 1983. Very Good+ ... $4.99
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(Cover has light ringwear.)

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Larry Coryell & Philip CatherineSplendid ... LP
Elektra, 1978. Near Mint- ... $1.99
Acoustic duets between Larry Coryell and Philip Catherine – recorded with a style that's much more intimate and personal than some of the previous recordings by either player! Although Coryell first rose to fame at the end of the 60s with his fuzzy approach to jazz fusion, he's clearly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Larry Coryell & Philip CatherineTwin House ... LP
Elektra, 1977. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Compelling duets between guitarists Larry Coryell and Philip Catherine – a studio album recorded in London, hot on the heels of their performance together at the Berliner Jazztage! Although known for their electric musings at the time, both players work here mostly in an acoustic mode – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Promo. Cover has a dime-sized stain on the top right corner.)

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Ken Davern & His Salty DogsIn The Gloryland ... LP
Elektra, 1958. Very Good- ... $9.99
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(Red label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a small split in the bottom seam.)

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✨✧ Kevin EubanksGuitarist ... LP
Elektra, 1983. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Bill EvansParis Concert – Edition One ... LP
Elektra, 1979. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Sublime late live work from Bill Evans – a well-recorded performance for French radio, and one that really stands out from some of the scratchier late 70s concerts on the market! Bill's working here with a sound as sensitive and picturesque as the cover image – never pushing things too ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Chico FreemanTangents ... CD
Elektra/Wounded Bird, 1984. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Surprisingly dark music for a mid 80s major label jazz album – especially one that features guest work from Bobby McFerrin! Chico Freeman's definitely keeping true to his adventurous roots here – blowing some sharply angular lines on a range of reeds, and exploring both older jazz ... read more CD

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✨✧ Eric GaleBlue Horizon/Island Breeze ... CD
Elektra/BGO (UK), 1982/1983. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Smooth fusion from guitarist Eric Gale – 2 80s albums for Elektra, back to back on one CD! Island Breeze has a sound that lives up to its name – one with slight tropical touches in the rhythms and the instrumentation, and a way of recording Gale's guitar that brings out a bit more ... read more CD

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Freddie HubbardRide Like The Wind ... LP
Elektra, 1982. Very Good+ ... $3.99
A sweet and smooth set from Freddie Hubbard – one that builds on his funky fusion of the 70s, and delivers things with a warmer, fuller feel overall! The album's got Freddie fronting a very large group – one arranged by Allyn Ferguson, who also penned some of the album's best tracks as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp & a few smudges.)

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John KlemmerMagnificent Madness ... LP
Elektra, 1980. Very Good ... $0.99
Nothing too mad from reedman John Klemmer – but a set that nicely continues that spacey sound that Klemmer first created at Impulse Records, then moved into some warmer, more soulful territory on records like this! Klemmer's still got an incredibly strong sound on tenor – rich and full ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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John KlemmerSolo Saxophone 2 – Life ... LP
Elektra, 1981. Near Mint- ... $1.99
An early 80s set from John Klemmer – an album that's indeed mostly solo saxophone genius – and it's pretty wondeful! The record does have some additional instrumentation and vocalese from Klemmer, and a vocal tune with Clint Holmes, but it's the sparest stuff here that's really the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lee OskarBefore The Rain ... LP
Elektra, 1978. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Classic album of mellow jazzy cuts, recorded by War's famous harmonica player, along with arrangements by Billy Page that have a killer dope 70s sound! Includes the massive "Haunted House", a nice groover which is a classic with the Chicago steppers. Other tracks include "Steppin&qu ... (Soul, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Lee OskarMy Road Our Road ... LP
Elektra, 1981. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Nice stuff from this ex-member of the group War – and a record that has Lee's trademark jazzy groove firmly in place! His spacey harmonica sound is spread over a bunch of slow steppin' grooves, with a nice electric feel. Tracks include "My Road", "Up all Night", "Our ... (Soul, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo, including the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp and old price sticker.)

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Rique PantojaRique Pantoja ... LP
Elektra (Brazil), 1986. Very Good+ ... $14.99
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✨✧ Pieces Of A DreamPieces Of A Dream ... LP
Elektra, 1981. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The debut of a genius group that would forever transform the sound of electric jazz in the 80s – and a brilliant set that few others could match at the time! Pieces Of A Dream first snuck onto the scene with a sound that was refreshingly subtle at the time – almost a back-to-basics ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo.)

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Bud PowellInner Fires ... CD
Elektra/Collectables, 1953/1982. Used ... $4.99
A rare set recorded live by Bud in 1953 – during a performance at Club Kavakos in Washington, DC – with a trio that features Charles Mingus on bass and Roy Haynes on drums. The set's from the private collection of Bill Potts, and is reasonably well recorded for the time – ... read more CD

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Lee RitenourRit ... LP
Elektra, Very Good+ ... $1.99
Few people did soulful fusion better than Lee Ritenour back in the early 80s – and the guitarist always seemed to find a way to really link together all the different sounds of the electric genre – from heavy jamming to soulful grooving to a rock-like appreciation for a good hook! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes printed inner sleeve. Cover has a sticker in the top left corner.)

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✨✧ Red Rodney & Ira SullivanSpirit Within ... CD
Elektra/Wounded Bird, 1982. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Really beautiful work from the team of Red Rodney and Ira Sullivan – hardly the sort of stuff we might have heard from the players a decade or two before – and a sophisticated batch of tunes that has them stretching out in rich musical directions! There's little of the boppish roots of ... read more CD

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✨✧ David SanbornSongs From The Night Before ... CD
Elektra, 1996. Used ... $2.99
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✨✧ Jimmy SmithOff The Top ... LP
Elektra, 1982. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A lean little set from Jimmy Smith's back to basics years of the early 80s – an album that's recorded in a relatively old school soul jazz mode! Jimmy's mostly playing Hammond here – but also uses a bit of Arp strings at times – and the rest of the group members include George ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp, light wear, and a sticker spot.)

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✨✧ SphereFour In One (side 1 – one-sided acetate) ... LP
Elektra, 1982. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Acetate from Masterdisk, including "Four In One", "Light Blue", and "Monk's Dream". LP, Vinyl record album

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Stardrive with Robert MasonIntergalactic Trot ... LP
Elektra, 1973. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Space jazz for the 70s – a classic batch of synthesizer fusion from keyboardist Robert Mason, whose groove here is totally great! The album's got rhythms that are rooted in rock, but executed in jazz – making for a chunky, funky sound that really helps this album cross over nicely! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a sticker & cut corner.)

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Steps AheadModern Times ... LP
Elektra, 1984. Very Good+ ... $6.99
A classic set from this fusion supergroup – a great quintet that features keyboards from Warren Bernhardt, vibes from Mike Mainieri, tenor and soprano from Michael Brecker, bass from Eddie Gomez, and drums from Peter Erskine. As with other Steps Ahead records, the vibes really balance out ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear & staining.)

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Lennie TristanoNew York Improvisations ... LP
Elektra, 1955/1956. Near Mint- ... $9.99
80s release of some rare sessions cut at Tristano's private Manhattan studio in the mid 50s, featuring spare trio tracks with Peter Ind on bass and Tom Weyburn on drums. The album is an essential chapter in Tristano's under-recorded career, and the tracks are a delight all the way through. Titles ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent 180 gram EU pressing on Doxy.)

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Stanley TurrentineInflation ... LP
Elektra, 1980. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Stan the Man's at the top of his game here – working with full backings from Wade Marcus, but still rich and creative on his solos! There's few other players who can match Turrentine in this setting – as Stan always steps out from the larger arrangements and brings his best to the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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McCoy TynerDimensions ... LP
Elektra, 1983. Near Mint- ... $6.99
An overlooked later album from McCoy Tyner – and a set that not only has frequent partner Gary Bartz on alto sax, but also features some excellent violin from the enigmatic John Blake! The album's a quintet date – with John Lee on bass and Willy Fletcher on drums – and the mix of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a promo stamp, light wear, and sticker spot.)

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Grover Washington JrParadise ... LP
Elektra, 1979. Near Mint- ... $5.99
One of those records you see so much it's easy to forget how great it is! Grover's a real genius with the sax on this record – taking a "less is more" cue from Stanley Turrentine's 70s work, and toning down his playing to an even tighter style than on the Kudu albums of earlier ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a promo sticker & light wear.)

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Grover Washington JrWinelight ... LP
Elektra, 1980. Very Good+ ... $1.99
A smooth smooth classic from Grover! Titles include "Winelight", "Let It Flow", "In The Name Of Love", "Take Me There", "Just The Two Of Us", and "Make Me A Memory (Sad Samba)". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has an index label and some marker.)

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Sadao WatanabeGood Time For Love ... LP
Elektra, 1986. Very Good+ ... $1.99
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Lenny WhiteAttitude ... LP
Elektra, 1983. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A snapping batch of 80s soul from Lenny White – and a set that has him very strongly moving into the R&B mainstream of the time! Lenny's still got his hand on the drums for the set, but the real strength of the album is in its overall sound – a smooth, soulful approach that puts ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has large letters in marker on both sides & a cutout hole. Labels have some pen.)

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✨✧ VariousIn Performance At The Playboy Jazz Festival ... LP
Elektra, 1982. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $1.99
Contains a very groovy vocal version of "Birdland" – played by Weather Report, and sung by Manhattan Transfer! Also fetaures performances by Dexter Gordon, Grover Washington Jr, Pieces Of A Dream, the Art Farmer/Bennie Golson/Nancy Wilson trio, and a cool Great Quartet with Freddie ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear.)
 
 



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