Great Don Cherry session from the mid 70s! The record takes the tripped-out spacey jazz sound he was working on earlier, and adds some nice electric moments, with occasional slight touches of funkiness, and comes up with a cool vibe and a tightness that only adds more to his great playing. Ricky ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp, light stain on the bottom 3 inches, and a small split held with clear tape on the spine.)
A really wonderful album by Sonny Fortune – recorded for a major label, sure, but with the soulful depth of some of his earlier work for the indies! Sonny's on alto, flute, and soprano sax – and also plays a bit of percussion and some slight mini moog – not too much, as the ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)
Charlie Haden —
Closeness ... LP Horizon/A&M, 1976. Near Mint- Gatefold ...
One of Charlie's best albums of the 70s – a beautifully stripped down set of duets with well-matched players that include Alice Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, Paul Motian, and Keith Jarrett! The spare format is an extremely wonderful showcase for Haden's expressive bass work – and the ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A spare set of duets that follows closely in spirit to Charlie Haden's Closeness album for A&M – and like that record, a set of well-chosen reunion duets with key figures from his past! The album features 4 long tracks – each based around a different performer set next to Haden's ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)
Billy Hart —
Enchance ... LP A&M/Horizon, 1977. Used Gatefold ...
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Pretty hip stuff from drummer Billy Hart – and a record that mixes New York loft jazz traditions with a warmer sense of soul jazz that was being forged by some of the players on the record. Players like Don Pullen, Eddie Henderson, Hannibal Marvin Peterson, Dewey Redman, and Oliver Lake come ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
An excellent solo set as a leader from drummer Mel Lewis – one that reminds us that he can still cook very strongly away from his big band with trumpeter Thad Jones! The set has Lewis in different groupings with an excellent set of the friends mentioned in the title – a top-shelf ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album