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✨✧ Juhani AaltonenEtiquette ... LP
Love/Svart (Finland), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Freely creative work from Finnish saxophonist Juhani Aaltonen – easily one of the most "out" sessions we've heard on the Love label, but also a record that has some of the strongly soulful undercurrents as other Love sessions. Juhani's working here with a shifting array of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Juhani Aaltonen & Otto DonnerStrings ... LP
Love/Svart (Finland), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99
A wonderful "with strings" session from 70s Finland – one that features the tenor and flute of Juhani Aaltonen alongside larger backings from Otto Donner! Altonen's got a really powerful approach to his instruments that works beautifully with the set – a voice that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tsvia AbarbanelEastern Soul EP ... LP
Fortuna (UK), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
A weird and wonderful little record – created in 1970 by a Yemenite singer who'd spent the late 60s on the LA scene – then worked in Tel Aviv with a hip Israeli combo for the album! The music is this very unique blend of spiritual jazz and Tsvia's amazing voice – which often ... (Global Grooves, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ahmed AbdullahLife's Force ... LP
About Time, 1979. New Copy ... $7.99 11.99
A crowning moment of achievement for trumpeter Ahmed Abdullah – a record that draws on his rich experience working with Sun Ra, but focuses the energy into a warmer, more spiritual jazz setting overall! The album's a lost treasure from the US scene of the late 70s – a perfect melding ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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John Abercrombie/Dave Holland/Jack DeJohnetteGateway ... LP
ECM, 1975. Near Mint- ... $28.99
A whole new kind of trio session for the 70s – one that has the airy, open lines of guitarist John Abercrombie stretching out nicely in the company of drummer Jack DeJohnette and bassist Dave Holland! The music is archetypal ECM work of the time – a complete contrast to a guitar trio ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(German pressing. Cover has peeled gloss around the edges.)

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✨✧ Joshua AbramsSimultonality ... LP
Eremite, 2017. New Copy ... $29.99
Josh Abrams just keeps on getting better and better as the years go on – to the point where he's a leader who's emerging with one of the proudest, most righteous visions in jazz! Abrams has played for years in the company of others – and his contributions have always impressed us ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In a screenprinted sleeve!)
Also available Simultonality ... CD 15.99

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Idris Ackamoor & The PyramidsWe Be All Africans (180 gram pressing – with CD) ... LP
Strut (UK), 2016. New Copy ... $28.99 29.99
Legendary reedman Idris Ackamoor is strongly back in action – working here with a new version of his classic Pyramids group from the 70s – with a groove that's every bit as righteous as their classic albums from back in the day! In truth, Ackamoor has been going strongly over the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus CD.)

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Cannonball Adderley & Ray BrownTwo For The Blues (aka Ray Brown With The All-Star Big Band) ... LP
Verve, 1962. Very Good+ ... $7.99
A standout session from bassist Ray Brown – one of a few 60s big band sessions recorded for Verve, featuring some searing solo work from Cannonball Adderley! Brown's name as a leader is possibly more as a compadre than the main driving force of the record – as the arrangements here are ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Cannonball AdderleyAfrican Waltz ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Very Good ... $9.99
Pretty darn hip stuff – and with some great soloing by Cannonball! The record features Adderley's alto fronting a large group conducted by Ernie Wilkins, and featuring a host of hip players like Melba Liston, Oliver Nelson, Jerome Richardson, Ray Barretto, Sam Jones, and Wynton Kelly. The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Bill Grauer productions pressing with deep groove and microphone logo. Cover has light wear. Top seam is lined with clear tape.)

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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleyCannonball Adderley's Fiddler On The Roof ... LP
Capitol, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $3.99
Once again, Cannon proves that it's not the song, it's the singer! This set of tunes from the hit musical Fiddler On The Roof should be schmaltzy – but thanks to the quality of the group (a great sextet with Nat Adderley, Charles Lloyd, Joe Zawinul, Sam Jones, and Louis Hayes), and thanks to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Cannonball AdderleyCountry Preacher – Live At Operation Breadbasket ... LP
Capitol, 1969. Very Good Gatefold ... $7.99
A totally great set by Cannonball Adderley – one of his funkiest albums ever, recorded live at Operation Breadbasket under the supervision of Jesse Jackson, and a session in which the band is cooking a lot more than on some of their other albums from the time! The set grooves hard with some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleyJazz Workshop Revisited ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Classic funky soul jazz playing by Cannonball and one of his great groups, caught live in San Francisco, with a nice hard groove that you don't always get in their studio recordings. The record includes a stellar 11 minute version of "The Jive Samba", one of Cannonball's greatest track, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Bill Grauer Productions pressing, with microphone logo and deep groove.)

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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleyPrice You Got To Pay To Be Free ... LP
Capitol, 1970. Very Good- 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
Fantastic work from the massive electric years of the Cannonball Adderley Quintet – one of the group's last records to feature the keyboards of Joe Zawinul – and also one of the heaviest from the time! The set's a double-length gem that presents the group in an open live setting – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleySomethin' Else ... LP
Blue Note, 1958. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A landmark album – even if it was the only session that Cannonball Adderley ever cut for Blue Note! The album was recorded at a time when Adderley was working with Miles Davis – and as such, the session features a group that includes Miles, blowing in a cool tone that's a perfect ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)
Also available
Somethin' Else (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 38.99
Somethin' Else (75th Anniversary Edition) ... LP 16.99

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Cannonball AdderleySomethin' Else (75th Anniversary Edition) ... LP
Blue Note, 1958. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 19.98
A landmark album – even if it was the only session that Cannonball Adderley ever cut for Blue Note! The album was recorded at a time when Adderley was working with Miles Davis – and as such, the session features a group that includes Miles, blowing in a cool tone that's a perfect ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Somethin' Else (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 38.99

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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleySoul Zodiac ... LP
Capitol, 1972. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
One of the coolest, baddest, funkiest albums Cannonball Adderley ever recorded – a massive suite of tunes based on the signs of the Zodiac, produced to perfection by David Axelrod, and featuring some hip recitations from the mighty Rick Holmes! The double-length set is completely compelling ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Cannonball Adderley with Nancy Wilson & Lou RawlsIn Person ... LP
Capitol, 1968. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Almost everything soulful at Capitol Records in the mid 60s – packed together in one sweet little place! The set's a winner in a great line of Cannonball Adderley live dates from the time – produced by David Axelrod, and done with that great mix of angular, slightly electric groove the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing.)

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Antonio AdolfoEncontro Musical ... LP
Artezanal (Brazil), 1978. Near Mint- ... $23.99
Features Antonio Adolfo on piano – with help from Tutti Moreno on drums and percussion, Chico Batera on percussion, Ze Carlos on flute, and vocals from Joyce and Erasmo Carlos! Joyce sings on "Canconeta" – a really lovely duet with piano! (Brazil, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album

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Jamey AebersoldNew Approach To Jazz Improvisation ... LP
Jamey Aebersold, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $1.99
An early version of this one – with either Chuck Marohnic or David Lahm on piano, Don Baldwin or Tyrone Brown on bass, and Stan Gage or Charlie Craig on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has split seams.)

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AffirmationLost Angeles ... LP
Inner City, 1980. Sealed ... $9.99
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(Shrinkwrap is cracked a bit at the opening. Cover has a cutout mark.)

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Airmen Of NoteBrothers In Blue ... LP
US Air Force, Mid 70s. Sealed ... $39.99
A great album from this Air Force group – with some nice 70s touches! Reedman Roger Hogan handles arrangements and a few compositions – and the set also features Ronnie Wells on vocals on two tracks! Titles include nice arrangements of the Stevie Wonder tunes "Superstition" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Airmen Of NoteJust In Time ... LP
US Air Force, 1978. Near Mint- ... $6.99
One of those groovy Air Force jazz albums from the 70s – and a bit soulful too, thanks to vocals from Sgt Bobbie McCleary! The set includes a nice version of "Livin For The City"! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ AirtoFingers ... LP
CTI, 1973. Very Good Gatefold ... $19.99
One of Airto's greatest records ever – a really hard hitting batch of tracks that mix sharp-edged fusion lines with some earthier Brazilian percussion touches – all in a way that nicely steps off of Airto's first few American releases, and warms the groove up with a nice dose of ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Quadraphonic pressing.)

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Toshiko AkiyoshiFarewell To Mingus ... LP
Jam, 1980. Very Good+ ... $6.99
A touching farewell to Charles Mingus – a suite of tracks written by Toshiko Akiyoshi on the occasion of his death, performed by the excellent large group led by Akiyoshi and husband Lew Tabackin. Tracks are a bit more complicated and emotive than some of the group's other work – very ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Toshiko AkiyoshiSalted Gingko Nuts ... LP
Ascent, 1978. Near Mint- ... $7.99
An obscure album from the big band of Toshiko Akiyoshi and Lew Tabackin – all original tracks written by Toshiko, performed by the band with a mix of modern, lyrical, and swinging styles. Features some great work by Bobby Shew and Gary Foster – and titles include "Elusive ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Toshiko Akiyoshi & Charlie MarianoToshiko Mariano Quartet (Candid) ... LP
Candid, 1960. Very Good+ ... $5.99
One of the few recorded meetings of alto saxophonist Charlie Mariano and pianist Toshiko Akioshi in the studio – quite strange given that they were a couple at the time! The session's easily one of the last great American sessions by either player – a work that shows Mariano's alto ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Barnaby reissue pressing from the 70s. Cover has some wear on the opening.)

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Toshiko Akiyoshi & Her TrioLullabies For You ... LP
Columbia/Sony (Japan), 1965. Near Mint- ... $48.99
One of the most beautiful albums we've ever heard from Toshiko Akioshi – a wonderfully sensitive trio session that's quite different than her more bop-oriented work of the 50s! The mid 60s album features a fair bit of tunes pulled from traditional and Japanese sources – a few of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Very high-quality Japanese reissue, with obi – on 180 gram vinyl, and with a very heavy cover!)

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Toshiko Akiyoshi & Leon SashToshiko Akiyoshi & Leon Sash At Newport ... LP
Verve, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $19.99
One of the first American albums to ever feature the piano of Toshiko Akioshi – and a set that's oddly split with work from jazz accordionist Leon Sash – who also appeared at the Newport Jazz Festival at the same time! Toshiko is on side one – in a trio with Gene Cherico on bass ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Verve pressing, with trumpeter logo and deep groove.)

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Manny AlbamJazz Greats Of Our Time Vol 2 ... LP
Coral, 1957. Very Good+ ... $24.99
Following up the strength of the first Jazz Greats set, Manny returns with a west coast version of the project – one that features players that include Richie Kamuca, Conte Candoli, Jack Sheldon, Bill Holman, Lou Levy, Charlie Mariano, and Shelly Manne – all dependable stalwarts of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Maroon label pressing with deep groove, in the textured cover, with some aging, half split spine, and sticker remnants on back.)

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Manny Albam & Ernie WilkinsDrum Suite ... LP
RCA, 1956. Very Good+ ... $3.99
Hard-swinging big band material – with a heavy emphasis on drums! The album is a suite of six tracks – all written by either Manny Albam or Ernie Wilkins, both of whom arrange the groups on the set – really letting them open up nicely on the album's longish tracks. Manny and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label mono pressing with deep groove.)

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Gerald AlbrightJust Between Us ... LP
Atlantic, 1987. Near Mint- ... $3.99
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(Cover has an index label on one corner.)

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AlefHajime ... LP
Kampai (Japan), 1987. Near Mint- ... $19.99
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(Cover has a cutout notch and a promo sticker.)

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Alessandro Alessandroni, Marco Di Marco, Franco TaLa Natura E L'Uomo ... LP
Nereide/Intervallo (Italy), Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99
A beautiful little record, and one that's got way more heart and soul to offer than you might expect from the rather understated packaging – which hides an album that's full of sparkling 70s keyboard magic! The music here is by a mix of Italian soundtrack and jazz talents – the latter ... (Sound Library, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Harold AlexanderSunshine Man ... LP
Flying Dutchman/Tidal Waves, 1971. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $24.99 29.99
A wicked bit of funky jazz from reedman Harold Alexander – and a set that's much sharper and harder-edged than some of his later work! There's maybe a bit of freedom in the mix, here too – some post-Coltrane spiritualism that mixes with some of the more funk-based currents – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500!)

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Monty AlexanderHere Comes The Sun (180 gram pressing) ... LP
MPS (Germany), 1973. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $14.99
Beautiful sounds from pianist Monty Alexander – and a record that really has him finding his own groove! Monty had recorded often in the 60s, and usually mixed his Caribbean roots with a bit of American soul jazz – but it really took the MPS label to help him find a spot to set himself ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Here Comes The Sun ... CD 7.99

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All StarsLive European Concert ... LP
Unique (Israel), Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $5.99
The All Stars are JJ Johnson, Kai Winding, Lee Konitz, Zoot Sims, Phineas Newborn, Red Garland, Oscar Pettiford, and Kenny Clarke. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has names in pen and marker on back, a light stain on the bottom seam, some tape remnants on the top seam, and small mark from sticker removal.)

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Harry AllenFrench Lullaby (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Venus (Japan), 2018. New Copy ... $52.99
Tenorist Harry Allen serves up a great French lullaby of his own – crafted together from the work of famous Parisian songwriters like Michel Legrand, Charles Trenet, and others – and delivered here in a small combo instrumental mode! The setting is great – as Allen's deep tenor ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Henry Red AllenGiants Of Jazz (3LP box set) ... LP
Time Life, Late 20s/1930s/1940s/Late 50s. Near Mint- 3LP & Book ... $4.99
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(Includes original book. Cover has clear tape along the spine.)

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✨✧ Lee Allen, Big Jay McNeely, Hal Singer, Sam TaylorHonkers & Screamers – The Roots Of Rock N Roll Vol 6 ... LP
Savoy, Late 40s/1954/1961. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $8.99
The cover says "roots of rock n roll" – but the set features some killer tenor work from Savoy Records – late 40s sides by Paul Williams, Hal Singer, and Big Jay McNeely – a 1954 date by Lee Allen – and obscure 1961 recordings by the great Sam Taylor! LP, Vinyl record album

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Tony AllenSource ... LP
Blue Note, 2017. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $45.99 64.99
One of the coolest records in years from the legendary Tony Allen – and that's saying a lot, given that his legacy includes famous work as a drummer with Fela Kuti, and a much more recent run of very experimental recordings! This set has Tony soaring out on Blue Note – and working with ... (Global Grooves, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Source ... CD 13.99

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Mose AllisonBest Of Mose Allison ... LP
Atlantic, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $7.99
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(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Mose AllisonMose Allison Sings ... LP
Prestige, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $8.99
A hipster vocal jazz classic – a full length Prestige album that brings together all of Mose Allison's vocal numbers from his initial run a the label! Mose started out as a pianist, but quickly won even greater attention with his down home, New Orleans-influenced way of singing – a ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label pressing. Cover has some wear with taped seams.)

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James AllsoppI'm A Fool To Want You ... LP
Impossible Ark (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $16.99
Maybe the first you've heard of saxophonist James Allsopp – but given the quality of the album, we're betting it won't be the last! James is a very old school player, but in the best way possible – able to take a familiar tune and really turn it on its ear as he opens things up with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Laurindo AlmeidaConcierto De Aranjuez ... LP
Inner City, 1979. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Guitarist Laurindo Almeida returns to a bit of his roots here – but he also shows off a lot of the jazz experience he's picked up along the way! The album features Almeida working solo on acoustic guitar – although possibly overdubbed alongside himself at times – and while the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Herb AlpertKeep Your Eye On Me ... LP
A&M, 1987. Near Mint- ... $0.99
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(Cover has an index label.)

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Phil Alvin with Sun Ra & Dirty Dozen Brass BandUn Sung Stories ... LP
Slash, 1986. Near Mint- ... $14.99
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Ambiance II Fusion EnsembleGida Gida – Tight & Tidy ... LP
Da Mon/High Jazz (Switzerland), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
One of the best records ever recorded by the Ambiance II Fusion Ensemble – a group led by sax player Daoud Abubakar Balewa – and grooving here in a mix of soul jazz and electric fusion that sounds pretty darn sweet overall! Daoud's got a pinched style to his reed work, creating a tone ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gene AmmonsAngel Eyes ... LP
Prestige, 1965. Very Good- ... $4.99
A stone classic from Gene Ammons – and a record that introduced his talents to a whole new audience in the 60s! The album's a more laidback one than some of Jug's more hard-blown honkers – as you might guess from his hit rendition of the ballad in the title – and the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has wide clear tape along all seams.)

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Gene AmmonsBlue Gene ... LP
Prestige, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Way more than just an album with Gene Ammons as a leader – and instead, a set that truly earns the "all stars" listed on the cover – thanks to a great array of supporting players, and a very loose, open-ended jam session style that lets everyone get in plenty of solo space! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing. Cover is still in the shrink with the hype sticker.)
Also available Blue Gene ... CD 4.99

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✨✧ Gene AmmonsBoss Soul! ... LP
Prestige, 1966. Near Mint- ... $9.99
One of Gene Ammons' classics from the 60s, and a straight ahead session of soul jazz tenor and piano, with drums by Art Taylor and a bit of extra conga from Ray Barretto. Nice rolling 60's soul jazz groove, and some nice piano comping behind Jug by Patti Brown and Walter Bishop Jr. Tracks include ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing. Cover has some discoloration along the top seam.)

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✨✧ Gene AmmonsEarly Visions ... LP
Chess, Late 40s/Early 50s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $4.99
24 tracks that perfectly illustrate all that was great about Gene Ammons in his early days – a set of singles and 78s recorded for Chess in the late 40s and early 50s, featuring players that include Tom Archia, Matthew Gee, Junior Mance, Sonny Stitt, and Bill Massey. Titles include "Do ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing in the color cover.)

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Gene AmmonsGene Ammons Biggest Soul Hits ... LP
Prestige, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $7.99
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(Gold label pressing. Cover has wide clear tape on the seams and spine and a peeled patch on back.)

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✨✧ Gene AmmonsGene Ammons Greatest Hits ... LP
Prestige, 1960s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
While it's tough to think of a jazz player having "hits" – given the low sales of jazz albums, even in the 60s – it's still the case that Ammons' sound was so strong, and so soulful, he had plenty of fans in the crossover market for some of his bigger recordings. The album ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing. Cover has some wear.)

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Gene AmmonsGoodbye ... LP
Prestige, 1975. Very Good ... $4.99
Gene Ammons' last session – not as funky as earlier work for Prestige, but pretty nice at that! The group's got Gary Bartz on alto, Kenny Drew on piano, Sam Jones on bass, Louis Hayes on drums, and Nat Adderley on cornet – and they groove together well, in the kind of soul jazz/modal ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gene AmmonsGot My Own ... LP
Prestige, 1973. Very Good+ ... $2.99
A more laidback set than usual from Ammons' early 70s stretch on Prestige – but a record that nicely gets back to that big-toned tenor sound he used often on ballads from earlier years! The combo mixes both electric piano and organ – the former from Hank Jones, the latter from Ernie ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Gene AmmonsHi Fidelity Jam Session (aka Happy Blues) ... LP
Prestige, Late 50s. Good ... $19.99
Gene Ammons in a mighty nice setting – working here in an open-ended jam session style that brings all his best live energy into play at the studio of Rudy Van Gelder! The set's got a crackle that really goes beyond the earlier, shorter bop recordings from Ammons – and a bit more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow & black label NJ pressing, with deep groove and RVG/AB etch, in the blue cover. Cover has wear & aging, split seams held with black tape, and pen on back.)

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Gene AmmonsIn Sweden ... LP
Enja (Germany), 1981. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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Gene AmmonsJug (second cover) ... LP
Prestige, 1961. Very Good+ ... $13.99
A real turning point in the career of Gene Ammons – a record that almost returns Ammons to his earthier roots, and in the process helps build up a whole new sound in soul jazz for the 60s! The "Jug" nickname in the title is kind of a joking way to help Ammons stand alongside "M ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing – nice and clean! Cover has a small cutout hole, and a piece of tape in a bottom corner, but is very nice overall.)

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✨✧ Gene AmmonsJug Sessions ... LP
Mercury, Late 40s. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $1.99
A double LP set pulled together in the mid 70s of Jug's bluesy bop sides cut in the late 40s for Mercury. Sidemen include Junior Mance, Albert Ammons, Israel Crosby, Gene Wright and lesser known Chicago locals like Wes Landers, Leo Blevins, Jess Miller and Ernest McDonald. As you'd expect the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has moderate waviness & moisture stains throughout.)

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✨✧ Gene AmmonsJuganthology ... LP
Prestige, Mid 50s. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $4.99
A nice selection of rare Gene Ammons work from the mid 50s – all long, hard-blowing tracks! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear with a bit of pen.)

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Gene AmmonsLate Hour Special ... LP
Prestige, 1964. Sealed ... $19.99
Very nice album by Jug that often gets overlooked because it's comprised of 2 different sessions, and can't get the "historical" writeup of being a single significant moment in the studio. Some tracks – including "Lascivious" and "Soft Winds" – are with a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed blue label pressing. Cover has two cutout holes.)

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Gene AmmonsNice An' Cool ... LP
Prestige/Moodsville, 1961. Very Good- ... $24.99
Nice and cool, but not in a west coast way – and instead a set that's got Gene Ammons working some wonderfully soulful magic on a set of gentle ballads! The set's got a brilliant late nite sort of feel – one of those tenor albums that seems to sound even better in the space past ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label Moodsville pressing, with deep groove and RVG stamp. Cover has some gloss peeling along the opening, small split in the top seam, and a small sticker and name in marker on back.)

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Gene AmmonsNothin' But Soul (Up Front) ... LP
Winley/Up Front, Early 60s/Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $1.99
Very nice record, and one of the rarer sides by Gene Ammons. We can't remember the exact story behind this, but we know that the material was recorded by Jug during the early 60's, when he was violating his contractual agreements with a number of labels, and recording sessions for just about ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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Gene AmmonsSock! ... LP
Prestige, 1965. Very Good ... $4.99
A striking title – and a strong set of grooves, even if the tracks were pulled from a variety of different sessions, and not recorded as a unified album. Jug plays tenor on all cuts – working in formats that range from a Mal Waldron led trio to larger honking groups with horn players ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has staining & light wear.)

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Gene AmmonsVelvet Soul ... LP
Prestige, 1964. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Classic mellow Jug – from a time when Prestige discovered that Gene Ammons would sell equally well to the mellow jazz crowd as to the jukebox jumpers. Most of the cuts feature Gene with a deep soulful tone that could qualify as "velvet", but which still has enough of a rough edge ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has a light wear.)

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Gene Ammons & His All StarsGroove Blues ... LP
Prestige, Late 50s. Very Good ... $14.99
One of the tasty blowing session albums that Jug cut for Prestige – remarkable in the quality of the players (Coltrane, Mal Waldron, Pepper Adams, and others), and in the relaxed easy groove of the solid soulful tracks. There's 4 long cuts, and they all swing nicely nicely nicely! Titles ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has a cutout hole & mostly split bottom seam.)

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Gene Ammons & James MoodyChicago Concert ... LP
Prestige, 1971. Very Good ... $2.99
Late great work from Ammons – an album done at the time of his funk sides for Prestige, but recorded in the style of his earlier years in Chicago! The session's a laidback set of soulful solo-heavy work – recorded as part of a hip series of shows at the North Park Hotel, with a local ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gene Ammons & Sonny StittTogether Again For The Last Time ... LP
Prestige, 1976. Very Good+ ... $5.99
1973 recording that would become the last that Jug and Stitt did before Jug's untimely death in the mid 70's. Duke Pearson produced it (even though it wasn't for Blue Note), and the group includes Junior Mance on piano, Sam Jones on bass, and either Mickey Roker or Ajaramu on drums. Tracks ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear with wide clear tape along all seams.)

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✨✧ Gene Ammons & Sonny StittWe'll Be Together Again ... LP
Prestige, 1961/1968. Very Good ... $5.99
Nothing fancy – but some great straight-ahead blowing from Stitt and Jug! The album's a quintet session, with John Houston piano, Buster Williams bass, and George Brown drums providing all the rhythm. But the real focus is on the twin-sax frontline – with Sitt taking up the alto on a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing.)

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Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt with Jack McDuffSoul Summit ... LP
Prestige, 1962. Good+ ... $11.99
A definite soul summit for the time – with 3 top-shelf players in the lead, all getting plenty of room to do their thing! Both Gene Ammons and Sonny Stitt are on tenor in the front, working with the respect and confidence they'd forged together on other co-led sessions from the time – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black & silver label pressing with Van Gelder & stereo stamp. Cover has some wear.)

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Gene Ammons/Tom Archia/Johnny GriffinChicago's Boss Tenors – 1948-1956 Vintage Recordings ... LP
Chess, Late 40s/Mid 70s. Very Good ... $5.99
A great set that brings together some great lost material that was originally recorded for Chess (or Aristocrat as it was called back then), and which was only ever released on 78s. Gene Ammons plays here with the lost Chicago tenor talent Tom Archia (who never made it out of the city as much as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a sticker spot & light wear.)

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Cat AndersonCat On A Hot Tin Horn ... LP
Mercury, 1958. Very Good+ ... $16.99
Sweet trumpet work from one of Duke Ellington's best sidemen – done for Mercury in 1958 with some very tight arrangements by Anderson and Ernie Wilkins – all in a mode that show's a bit of Cat's Ellington association, but which also opens up in some other swinging modes – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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Chris AndersonInverted Image ... LP
Jazzland, 1961. Very Good ... $24.99
Nice and rarely seen trio side from under-recorded Chicago pianist Anderson. He plays here with Bill Lee and either Walter Perkins or Philly Joe Jones on drums, in a trio that made the core of the rhythm section on Frank Strozier's excellent Jazzland date, Long Night. The group is in fine form ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label Jazzland pressing with deep groove. Cover has some surface wear, half split top seam, and some splitting on the bottom seam.)

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Ernestine Anderson & George ShearingPerfect Match ... LP
Concord, 1988. Near Mint- ... $5.99
One of the more obscure Ernestine Anderson albums for Concord – a nice set with intimate trio backing from George Shearing! (Vocalists, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp & light wear.)

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Ray Anderson/Mark Helias/Gerr HemingwayYou Be ... LP
Minor Music (Germany), 1986. Very Good ... $6.99
Features Ray Anderson on trombone, Gerry Hemingway on drums and percussion, and Mark Helias on bass! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has library stickers and pieces of clear tape on the opening. Label has a sticker and ink stamps.)

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Ron AnthonyOh! Calcutta ... LP
Flying Dutchman, 1969. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $33.99
A sweet mix of jazz, funk, and some tighter instrumental modes – a set that takes all the best energy of the Flying Dutchman label, and packs it into shorter tracks that have a very groovy feel! At some level, the album's a bit like the work that Tom Scott was doing for the label at the time ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Oh! Calcutta ... CD 7.99

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Aqueduct EnsembleImprovisations On An Apricot ... LP
Last Resort (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $19.99
Aqueduct Ensemble is more of a duo than the large group you'd expect from their name – but they manage to serve up some very spacious sounds over the course of these improvised tracks! The core of the group features Stu on piano and Kit on woodwinds and electronics – acoustic elements ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AquilaAquila ... LP
Alba/Ascensionale (Netherlands), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $46.99
One of the sweetest sets we've ever heard from the Chilean scene of the 70s – great work by a group who are heavy on electric piano and vibes, and who also have a hell of an alto saxophonist in the mix too! The music is funky jazz, but with some deeper spiritual currents too – never ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In a die-cut sleeve – with cut corners to emphasize the cube-like graphics!)

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Arista All StarsBlue Montreux Vol 2 ... LP
Arista, 1978. Very Good+ ... $4.99
A sweet session of 70s electric jazz – recorded as a unique live all-star outing by a group of Arista's best jazz players at the time! The group's an octet, but plays together in differing formations throughout the record – with Warren Bernhardt on keyboards, Michael Brecker on saxes, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and a small tear in the back panel.)

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Louis ArmstrongIn The 30s/In The 40s ... LP
RCA, 1930s/1940s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
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(Black label stereo pressing with deep groove.)

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Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong In New York – 1924 to 1925 ... LP
Riverside (Netherlands), 1924/1925. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $7.99
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(Includes original booklet inside the gatefold. Cover has some gloss separation along the spine.)

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Louis ArmstrongTown Hall Concert (10-inch) ... LP
RCA, 1947. Very Good ... $11.99
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(Cover has a small split on the bottom seam, otherwise in nice shape.)

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Art Ensemble Of ChicagoFanfare For The Warriors ... LP
Atlantic, 1974. Near Mint- ... $28.99
A beautiful little record from the Art Ensemble of Chicago – and although performed for a bigger label than some of their previous indie outings, the set may be one of the most dynamic the group ever recorded! Atlantic Records is clearly giving the group a lot of space here – as they're ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Dorothy AshbyDorothy's Harp (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Cadet/Music On Vinyl (UK), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 29.99
One of the grooviest Dorothy Ashby albums of the 60s – a set that has her already-great jazz work on harp backed by Chicago soul arrangements from Richard Evans – all in a blend that's somewhere in the territory of the Soulful Strings, but even groovier! And as an added bonus, Odell ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Dorothy AshbyHip Harp/On A Minor Groove ... LP
Prestige/Doxy (Russia), Late 50s. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99
2 of Dorothy Ashby's classic Prestige sessions – back to back on one 2LP set! First up is material from Hip Harp – great stuff by the grooviest artist ever to play a harp! Dorothy Ashby had a unique soul jazz harp sound, and although the instrument she used is probably more thought of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition – on audiophile quality clear vinyl!)

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Brian Auger's Oblivion ExpressCloser To It! ... LP
RCA, 1973. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Soaring organ work from Brian Auger's Oblivion Express – and arguably the greatest album he ever cut with this post-Trinity group! The sound here is clean and lean – with Brian himself on a mix of organ, piano, and moog – really hitting a nice jazz funk mode that drops some of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Georgie AuldManhattan With Strings ... LP
United Artists, 1959. Very Good ... $6.99
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(Mono label pressing with deep groove.)

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Georgie AuldThat's Auld (10 inch LP) ... LP
Discovery, Early 50s. Very Good- ... $14.99
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(Cover has clear tape on the seams and a small ink stamp on back.)

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✨✧ Australian Jazz QuartetAustralian Jazz Quartet ... LP
Bethlehem, 1955. Very Good ... $9.99
A very cool quartet with a very unusual sound – one that mixes up reeds, piano, and vibes with a very fresh approach – one that's partly west coast cool, and partly east coast modern! Key players in the group include Bryce Rhode on piano and Errol Buddle on bassoon – both ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing with deep groove. Vinyl plays with some surface noise.)

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AzymuthAzimuth (Linha Do Horizonte) (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Som Livre/Far Out (UK), 1975. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $22.99
One of the sweetest electric records to come from 70s Brazil – the fabulous first effort from the Azymuth trio, and work that's hardly been matched again! Although the group here have plenty of the warm keyboard touches of their more famous later work, they're also moving in territory that's ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AzymuthFenix ... LP
Far Out (UK), 2016. New Copy ... $18.99
The legendary Azymuth rises from the ashes – on this, their first record after the passing of keyboardist Jose Roberto Bertrami – with a sound that takes us back to the amazing cosmic funk of their first few albums in the 70s! The new keyboardist, Kiko Continentino, has a sound that's ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AzymuthOutubro (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Milestone/Far Out (UK), 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
Wicked early work from Azymuth – one of the albums that the group recorded when they were really starting to take off on the global scene – burning strong with a soulful fusion vibe, lots of Brazilian rhythm currents, and always hitting all the right notes in their music! The sound ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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BaastDimensions ... LP
Initiates International/Ubiquity, 2015. New Copy ... $9.99
A surprising new project from the same Cali underground scene that gave us some of the Heru Avenger records from years back – done in a style that's even more jazz-based and spiritual than before! All tracks are long and spiraling – with heavy bass at the bottom from Heru Avenger, plus ... (Deep Funk, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Harry BabasinHarry Babasin Quintet ... LP
Nocturne, 1954. Near Mint- ... $38.99
One of the few records ever cut as a leader by bassist Harry Babasin – one of the more inventive players of the LA scene of the 50s, and a musician who could also play cello too! The set features strong work from Larry Bunker on vibes, plus valve trombone from Bob Enevoldsen, piano from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Unusual Japanese EMI 12" pressing of the rare 10" LP – with obi!)

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Luis Bacalov with Gato BarbieriDesbandes ... LP
Vista (Italy), 1975. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Beautiful – a larger suite of music by soundtrack maestro Luis Bacalov – featuring solo tenor from Gato Barbieri, plus Bacalov on piano and harpsichord, a larger ensemble, voices, and even magnetic tape! (Soundtracks, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear.)

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Dave Bailey2 Feet In The Gutter ... LP
Epic, 1961. New Copy (reissue)... $5.99
Hardbop albums don't get any better than this – and although drummer Dave Bailey only recorded for a brief stretch as a leader, this session's one that shows that he was a heck of a force to contend with! The record's got an intensity that easily rivals the best by Art Blakey over at Blue ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available 2 Feet In The Gutter (Japanese pressing) ... CD 14.99

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Derek BaileyDerek Bailey Solo Guitar Vol 1 (with bonus tracks) ... LP
Incus/Honest Jons (UK), 1972. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $29.99
A seminal record in the world of free jazz – a set that not only helped document the incredible talents of guitarist Derek Bailey, but also proclaimed a whole new role for his instrument as well! The music here is completely different than any jazz guitar in previous years – and even ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Derek Bailey & Han BenninkDerek Bailey & Han Bennink (with bonus tracks) ... LP
Incus/Honest Jons (UK), 1972/1973. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $29.99
A legendary meeting of free jazz talents – and one of those records that completely changed the game during the 70s! Both guitarist Derek Bailey and drummer Han Bennink work here at a level that seems completely divorced from American roots in jazz – about as strongly in the post-68 ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Chet BakerChet Baker At Capolinea (Red) ... LP
Red (Italy), 1983. Near Mint- ... $24.99
A sweet Italian set from Chet Baker – a secene that always seemed to bring out his most lyrical side! Players here include Nicola Stilo on flute, Diane Varvra on soprano, and Michel Grallier on piano – on titles that include "Dream Drop", "Estate", "Francamente& ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Chet BakerChet Baker In New York ... LP
Riverside, 1958. Very Good+ ... $16.99
Quite a great session for Chet Baker – one that has him recording in New York, with a hip lineup that includes some incredibly soulful players! The tunes on the set feature Chet in either quartet or quintet formation – working with Johnny Griffin on tenor, Al Haig on piano, Paul ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)
Also available Chet Baker In New York (20 bit remaster) ... CD 6.99
 
 



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