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✨✧ Lorez AlexandriaMore Of The Great Lorez Alexandria ... LP
Impulse, 1964. Very Good Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A beautiful album by one of our favorite jazz singers! Lorez Alexandria is in a perfect setting here – singing with subtly sophisticated backings that really let her take charge, and direct the songs tightly with her incredibly soulful vocals! Instrumentation is mostly in a small combo ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing with Van Gelder/Stereo stamps. Cover has a small cutout hole and some gloss peel at the opening.)

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✨✧ Albert AylerAlbert Ayler In Greenwich Village ... CD
Impulse, 1966. Used ... $6.99
One of the first big moments of Albert Ayler's work in the jazz mainstream – and a record that doesn't dim his greatness at all from the earlier sides recorded for ESP! The album's got a sharply angular sound that more than lives up to its vibrant cover image – a well-honed approach to ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Albert AylerLove Cry/The Last Album ... CD
Impulse, 1969/1971. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Brilliant late work from Ayler – 2 albums in a single set! The Love Cry session has none of the jazz-meets-other music feel of some of the other Impulse albums – and is more in the straight expressive style of the ESP recordings. Tracks are more reined in here – with some short ... read more CD

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Albert AylerNew Grass/Music Is The Healing Force Of The Universe ... CD
Impulse (Germany), 1968/1969. New Copy ... $9.99 11.98
Late greatness from Albert Ayler – two Impulse albums back to back! New Grass is one of the last albums that Ayler ever recorded – and one of his most memorable! The record shows Ayler at the crossroads, filled with emotion and meaning, struggling to convey his message to a lager ... read more CD

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Albert AylerReevaluations – The Impulse Years ... LP
Impulse, Late 60s. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
A great collection of Ayler's late work for Impulse – some of his most unusual sides ever cut to wax, and very different from his work on labels like ESP. The general feel is one of searching – as Ayler works in a number of different modes to try to reach new audiences, and hit new ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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Gato BarbieriChapter One – Latin America ... LP
Impulse, 1973. Very Good Gatefold ... $2.99
We love this record! Although Gato Barbieri has put out a few snoozers in his career, this amazing first chapter of his Latin venture for Impulse is an incredible record throughout – one of the greatest Impulse sessions of the 70s! Gato returns to his native Argentina for the session – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label ABC/Impulse pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Gato BarbieriChapter Three – Viva Emiliano Zapata ... LP
ABC/Impulse, 1974. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Amazing work from Gato Barbieri's legendary exploration of Latin American sounds for Impulse Records – a set that's heavy on Cuban influences, thanks to arrangements from the mighty Chico O'Farrill! The sound is sublime – a bit fuller than some of Gato's other albums in the run, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Gato BarbieriChapter Two – Hasta Siempre ... LP
Impulse, 1973. Very Good Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Chapter 2 of Gato's Latin American trilogy – and like the first, a set of tracks that features Gato's firey sax work engaging a complex series of Latin rhythms. Some of the tracks on the record feature Brazilian influences – from players like Helio Delmiro and Novelli – and one ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label ABC/Impuse pressing in a gatefold cover.)

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Count BasieCount Basie & The Kansas City Seven ... LP
Impulse, 1962. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $69.99
Stripped-down Count Basie from the start of the 60s – a great little set that has the Count working with some of the best players from his larger group, in a session of even more intimate small combo material! The sounds here echo the Basie groove of the earlier years, but the overall ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono orange & black label pressing, with Van Gelder stamp and LW etch. Cover has some aging inside the gatefold and some light wear.)

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✨✧ Michael BreckerMichael Brecker ... LP
Impulse, 1987. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Lawrence Brown's All-Stars With Johnny HodgesInspired Abandon ... LP
Impulse, Mid 60s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Johnny Hodges sits in with trombonist Lawrence Brown and his all-star group that includes Harold Ashby on tenor, Ray Nance on coronet, Paul Gonsalves on tenor, and Cat Anderson on trumpet. As you'd expect, this set's got a strong swing vibe and a good Basie groove to it. Tracks are short, with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s Canadian green label ABC pressing. Cover has a cutout hole and light wear.)

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✨✧ Marion BrownThree For Shepp ... LP
Impulse/Superior Viaduct, 1966. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
An unbelievable recording! As Archie Shepp made his first album for Impulse a tribute to Coltrane, Marion Brown made his a tribute to Shepp – a wonderful lineage of avant talent in the 60s, stated boldly here, given Brown's amazing talent on the record! The album's filled with hard, soulful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(First-ever vinyl reissue – in a heavy gatefold cover, like the original!)

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✨✧ Marion BrownVista ... LP
ABC/Impulse, 1975. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A strangely wonderful album from Marion Brown – quite different from his other work on Impulse, with a mellow electric edge that gives it a warm and laidback feel! The approach here is much more soulful than before – with finely crafted tunes that weave Brown's work on alto with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has some wear with a cut corner and minor splitting.)

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Mel BrownI'd Rather Suck My Thumb ... LP
Impulse, Early 70s. Very Good Gatefold ... $13.99
One of the bluesiest of Mel Brown's funky guitar records for Impulse. The album includes some very stripped-down performances that highlight Mel's deep soulful guitar style, and the nice groovy keyboards of Clifford Coulter. Mel sings a bit, but not much, and the best tracks are the long trippy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing. Cover has light wear inside the gatefold, but looks great on the outside.)

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✨✧ Pete & Conte CandoliBrothers Candoli (aka Bell, Book, & Candoli) ... LP
Dot/Impulse, Late 50s. Sealed ... Out Of Stock
Pretty cool work from west coast trumpeting brothers Pete & Conte Candoli – released to coincide with their appearance in Bell, Book, & Candle, where they worked in a small jazz combo fronted by Jack Lemmon (as a warlock!) on bongos! The style of the tracks is similar to those in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Ornette ColemanCrisis ... LP
Impulse, 1969. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A record that bursts out with a sound that definitely lives up to its striking title – as Ornette Coleman explores the new frontiers of experimental jazz with one of his great groups from the end of the 60s! The album's got the intensity of the best ESP sessions of the period, but also shows ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing. Cover has light ringwear.)

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Ornette ColemanOrnette At 12 ... LP
Impulse, 1969. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $29.99
Two generations of Ornette Coleman – making incredible music here together! The album's a freewheeling late 60s outing from the senior Ornette – who plays alto, violin, and trumpet here – working with his young son Ornette D Coleman on drums, just 12 years old at the time – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing.)

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✨✧ Ornette ColemanOrnette At 12/Crisis ... CD
Impulse/Real Gone, 1969. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A pair of overlooked albums from Ornette Coleman – back to back on a single CD for the first time ever! Crisis is a record that bursts out with a sound that definitely lives up to its striking title – as Ornette Coleman explores the new frontiers of experimental jazz with one of his ... read more CD

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✨✧ Alice ColtraneJourney In Satchidananda ... CD
Impulse, 1971. Used ... $9.99
Arguably the most classic Alice Coltrane album on Impulse – and a strong group effort that features some great work from Pharoah Sanders! Coltrane leads two different small combos on the record – both with Sanders on saxes, plus either Cecil McBee or Charlie Haden on bass, and Rashied ... read more CD
(Digipack has some edgewear.)

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✨✧ Alice ColtraneJourney In Satchidananda ... LP
Impulse, 1971. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Arguably the most classic Alice Coltrane album on Impulse – and a strong group effort that features some great work from Pharoah Sanders! Coltrane leads two different small combos on the record – both with Sanders on saxes, plus either Cecil McBee or Charlie Haden on bass, and Rashied ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing. Cover has some ring & edge wear and small marks in pencil.)
Also available Journey In Satchidananda ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Alice ColtraneLord Of Lords ... LP
Impulse/Superior Viaduct, 1972. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Beautifully high concept work from Alice Coltrane – the kind of record you'd use to announce the arrival of a new king – or lord, for that matter! The record features Coltrane at the head of a large group of string players – creating a full, rich sound that serves as the backdrop ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Alice ColtraneMonastic Trio ... LP
Impulse/Superior Viaduct, 1968. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Early work by Alice Coltrane – somewhat under the shadow of her late husband, as you'd guess from the use of his name on the front cover – but really stepping out here with a voice of her own! The Monastic Trio of the set features Alice on harp and piano – alongside bass from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Alice ColtraneWorld Galaxy ... LP
Impulse, 1972. Sealed Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Alice Coltrane's most ambitious albums of the early years – recorded with a full set of heavenly orchestrations! The core group features Alice on piano, organ, and harp – alongside Frank Lowe on saxes, Reggie Workman on bass, Leroy Jenkins on violin, and Ben Riley on drums. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing – sealed! Cover has a small cutout mark.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneAfrica/Brass ... LP
Impulse, 1961. Very Good- Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Quite a different album than usual for John Coltrane, but a classic one too – and a set that has the great one exploring his ideas in a set of longer tracks recorded with an expanded jazz orchestra! The format's hardly the mainstream big band of the time – as Coltrane's filled the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo orange & black label pressing, with RVG stereo stamp. Cover has light wear.)
Also available Complete Africa/Brass Sessions ... CD 7.99

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✨✧ John ColtraneAscension (Edition II) ... LP
Impulse, 1965. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the freest, most exploratory albums ever recorded by John Coltrane – and a unique session done with an expanded group of some of the most important avant jazz players of his generation! The format here is similar to Ornette Coleman's Free Jazz album – in that the music is freely ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s black label pressing. Cover is lightly stained on the bottom 4 inches.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneAscension (remastered) ... CD
Impulse, 1965. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of the freest, most exploratory albums ever recorded by John Coltrane – and a unique session done with an expanded group of some of the most important avant jazz players of his generation! The format here is similar to Ornette Coleman's Free Jazz album – in that the music is freely ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneBest Of John Coltrane – His Greatest Years ... LP
Impulse, 1960s. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $16.99
Truly the best of the best of Coltrane's years at Impulse – as the collection has a strong focus on the longer, more spiritual numbers that he was free to develop while working for the forward-thinking company. The set's stuffed with great numbers – and includes classics like "Afri ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing. Cover has some ring & edge wear.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneBlue World (Le Chat Dans Le Sac) ... CD
Impulse, 1964. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A lost treasure from the legendary John Coltrane Quartet – material recorded as the soundtrack for the Canadian film Le Chat Danse Le Sac – which features new recordings of material that Coltrane had done in previous years, but really updated by the fresh version of this group! ... read more CD
Also available Blue World (Le Chat Dans Le Sac) ... LP 22.99

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John ColtraneBlue World (Le Chat Dans Le Sac) ... LP
Impulse, 1964. New Copy ... $22.99 24.99
A lost treasure from the legendary John Coltrane Quartet – material recorded as the soundtrack for the Canadian film Le Chat Danse Le Sac – which features new recordings of material that Coltrane had done in previous years, but really updated by the fresh version of this group! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ John ColtraneBoth Directions At Once – The Lost Album ... CD
Impulse, 1963. Used ... Out Of Stock
A rare gem that's worth all the attention it's bound to get over the years – never-issued material from the legendary John Coltrane Quartet – an instrumental session recorded at Rudy Van Gelder's studio on the day before his famous record with singer Johnny Hartman – completely ... read more CD

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✨✧ John ColtraneBoth Directions At Once – The Lost Album ... LP
Impulse, 1963. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A rare gem that's worth all the attention it's bound to get over the years – never-issued material from the legendary John Coltrane Quartet – an instrumental session recorded at Rudy Van Gelder's studio on the day before his famous record with singer Johnny Hartman – completely ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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John ColtraneBoth Directions At Once – The Lost Album (2CD deluxe edition) ... CD
Impulse, 1963. New Copy 2CD ... $19.99 21.99
A rare gem that's worth all the attention it's bound to get over the years – never-issued material from the legendary John Coltrane Quartet – an instrumental session recorded at Rudy Van Gelder's studio on the day before his famous record with singer Johnny Hartman – completely ... read more CD

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John ColtraneColtrane (Impulse) ... CD
Impulse/MCA, 1962. Used ... $5.99
One of John Coltrane's best early albums for Impulse – a warm set of modally grooving tracks, and one that picks up where My Favorite Things left off! The group here features McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison, and Elvin Jones – perfectly fitting with Coltrane's tenor and soprano sax, and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneColtrane (Impulse) ... LP
Impulse, 1962. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of John Coltrane's best early albums for Impulse – a warm set of modally grooving tracks, and one that picks up where My Favorite Things left off! The group here features McCoy Tyner on piano, Jimmy Garrison on bass, and Elvin Jones on drums – a really magical rhythm section that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange and black label stereo pressing, with Van Gelder stamp! Cover is heavy, with blue printing inside.)
Also available Coltrane (Impulse) ... CD 5.99

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John ColtraneColtrane Live At Birdland ... CD
Impulse/MCA, 1963. Used ... $5.99
Soaring and soulful work from the legendary John Coltrane – a tremendous live set that's one of his best early 60s albums! The groove is open and free – filled with pulsating modal rhythms, and handled with a slightly more relaxed feeling than some of Trane's studio work from the same ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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John ColtraneComplete 1961 Village Vanguard Recordings (4CD set) ... CD
Impulse, 1961. Used 4 CDs ... $22.99
4 discs worth of material recorded by Coltrane in a variety of settings at the Village Vanguard in November 1961! Eric Dolphy is included on most takes, and the bass chair is filled by either Jimmy Garrison or Reggie Workman, and on some takes both (!), McCoy Tyner is on piano, Elvin Jones is on ... read more CD
(Includes original backing sheet!)

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✨✧ John ColtraneComplete Africa/Brass Sessions ... CD
Impulse, Early 60s. Used 2 CDs ... $7.99
Very unusual work by Coltrane – sessions that feature his classic quartet playing in front of larger orchestra backings conducted by Eric Dolphy! The tracks feature Trane leading a group young modernists through a set of larger arranged charts, woven tightly together in a soulful spiritual ... read more CD
(Out of print. Digipack pressing, small tear inside the gatefold but otherwise in great shape.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneCrescent ... LP
Impulse, 1964. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sharp-edged John Coltrane at his best – a record that we'd rank right up there with Love Supreme, and which is a key transition point in Coltrane's musical ideas! There's a very strong edge to Coltrane's tone here – and even on the mellower ballads, he plays with a sound not always ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing. Cover has is lightly stained on the bottom left corner, with gloss separation along the spine.)
Also available Crescent (180 gram pressing) ... LP 21.99

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✨✧ John ColtraneCrescent (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Impulse, 1964. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 22.98
Sharp-edged John Coltrane at his best – a record that we'd rank right up there with Love Supreme, and which is a key transition point in Coltrane's musical ideas! There's a very strong edge to Coltrane's tone here – and even on the mellower ballads, he plays with a sound not always ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ John ColtraneExpression ... CD
Impulse/GRP, 1967. Used ... $4.99
The first Impulse album issued after the early death of John Coltrane – and one of his last sessions for the label as well! The record's got a somber, introspective quality that almost hints at the darkness to come – a new way of reaching the spiritual planes that Coltrane was striving ... read more CD
(Out of print, barcode has a cutout hole.)

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John ColtraneFeelin Good – The Mastery Of John Coltrane Vol 1 ... LP
Impulse, 1965. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
One of a late 70's series of unissued takes from 'Trane's Impulse years. This set features the "classic" quartet with McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison & Elvin Jones, augmented by Art Davis as a second bassist on a couple of tracks. It's clear from the material here that Coltrane was on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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John ColtraneFirst Meditations ... CD
Impulse, 1965. Used ... $9.99
Key 60s material from the great John Coltrane – even if the set wasn't ever released until the late 70s! The album's kind of a "prequel" to the later Meditations record, and it stands as a key bridge between Coltrane's modal years and his more spiritual sounds – delivered ... read more CD
(Out of print, slight crease through traycard artwork.)

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John ColtraneImpressions ... CD
Impulse/MCA, 1963. Used ... $1.99
Brilliant work – John Coltrane really opening up in his new spiritual mode of the 60s, hinting at the changes to come, while still keeping the modal groove of previous recordings! The record features tracks from a few different sessions from the years 1961 to 1963, but it holds together ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneInterstellar Space ... LP
Impulse, 1967/1974. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
One of the greatest recordings ever made by John Coltrane in his late years – a spare set of duets with drummer Rashied Ali, recorded in 1967, but never issued until after his death! Trane and Ali play in a free spiritualist mode, with no other accompaniment – making for a very unique ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has some very light wear and a promo sticker, but is nice overall.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneInterstellar Space (remastered – with bonus track) ... CD
Impulse, 1967/1974. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the greatest recordings ever made by John Coltrane in his late years – a spare set of duets with drummer Rashied Ali, recorded in 1967, but never issued until after his death! Trane and Ali play in a free spiritualist mode, with no other accompaniment – making for a very unique ... read more CD
(Out of print, digipack case has light wear.)

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John ColtraneJohn Coltrane Quartet Plays ... CD
Impulse, 1965. Used ... $3.99
Modal Coltrane at its finest – a record that almost returns the great one to the territory explored at the end of his years at Atlantic Records, but which still incorporates all of the new ideas learned afterwards! The album's actually one of the straightest that John Coltrane cut after 1964 ... read more CD
(Out of print MCA/Impulse pressing.)
Also available John Coltrane Quartet Plays ... LP 24.99

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John ColtraneJohn Coltrane Quartet Plays ... LP
Impulse, 1965. Very Good Gatefold ... $24.99
Modal Coltrane at its finest – a record that almost returns the great one to the territory explored at the end of his years at Atlantic Records, but which still incorporates all of the new ideas learned afterwards! The album's actually one of the straightest that John Coltrane cut after 1964 ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing. Vinyl has small press flaw bumps that click a bit on the second track on each side. Cover is stained and flaky at the bottom, with masking tape holding the split bottom seam.)
Also available John Coltrane Quartet Plays ... CD 3.99

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John ColtraneKulu Se Mama ... LP
Impulse, 1966. Very Good Gatefold ... $24.99
One of our favorite albums ever from John Coltrane – but a record that's sometimes eclipsed by the genius of A Love Supreme! The feel here is very similar to that one – long tracks that introduce a new mode of searching, spiritual jazz for the 60s – one that's performed by a core ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing with Van Gelder stamp. Cover is lightly stained on the bottom 3 inches, with a split and flaky bottom seam.)
Also available Kulu Se Mama (with bonus tracks) ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ John ColtraneKulu Se Mama (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Impulse, 1966. Used ... $9.99
One of our favorite albums ever from John Coltrane – but a record that's sometimes eclipsed by the genius of A Love Supreme! The feel here is very similar to that one – long tracks that introduce a new mode of searching, spiritual jazz for the 60s – one that's performed by a core ... read more CD
Also available Kulu Se Mama ... LP 24.99

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✨✧ John ColtraneLive At The Village Vanguard ... LP
Impulse, 1961. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sublimely spiritual work from the great John Coltrane – a live album, but one that's easily one of his most important contributions to music in the early 60s – and a set that we'd rank right up there with his best studio sides for Impulse or Atlantic Records at the time! The group here ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing, with RVG Stereo stamp. Cover has a light stain on the bottom left corner.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneLive At The Village Vanguard Again! ... LP
Impulse, 1966. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
John Coltrane returns to the Village Vanguard – but his sound here is a lot more far-reaching than a few years before! The album's a great counterpart to the first Vanguard session – as it takes all of the bold, soaring energy of that date, and balances it with the newly introspective ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has some surface wear and a lightly stained corner.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneLove Supreme ... CD
Impulse, 1964. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Maybe one of the greatest jazz albums of all time – a real breakthrough moment for the legendary John Coltrane, and the blueprint for generations of jazz records to come! Trane was already breaking down plenty of boundaries before Love Supreme – but he knocked it out of the park for ... read more CD
(Out of print 1986 original pressing.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneLove Supreme ... CD
Impulse/GRP, 1964. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Maybe one of the greatest jazz albums of all time – a real breakthrough moment for the legendary John Coltrane, and the blueprint for generations of jazz records to come! Trane was already breaking down plenty of boundaries before Love Supreme – but he knocked it out of the park for ... read more CD
(Out of print digipack pressing. In great shape, includes original slipcase.)
Also available Love Supreme ... LP 199.99

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✨✧ John ColtraneLove Supreme ... LP
Impulse, 1964. Very Good Gatefold ... $199.99
Maybe one of the greatest jazz albums of all time – a real breakthrough moment for the legendary John Coltrane, and the blueprint for generations of jazz records to come! Trane was already breaking down plenty of boundaries before Love Supreme – but he knocked it out of the park for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black label stereo pressing, with Van Gelder/Stereo stamps. Labels have a name in pen. Cover has some stains around the edges, small center splits in the spine and bottom seam, with a bit of gloss peel along the opening on back.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneLove Supreme (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Impulse, 1964. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Maybe one of the greatest jazz albums of all time – a real breakthrough moment for the legendary John Coltrane, and the blueprint for generations of jazz records to come! Trane was already breaking down plenty of boundaries before Love Supreme – but he knocked it out of the park for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Love Supreme ... LP 199.99

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✨✧ John ColtraneLove Supreme (black swirl vinyl pressing) ... LP
Impulse, 1964. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Maybe one of the greatest jazz albums of all time – a real breakthrough moment for the legendary John Coltrane, and the blueprint for generations of jazz records to come! Trane was already breaking down plenty of boundaries before Love Supreme – but he knocked it out of the park for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition black swirl vinyl pressing!)
Also available Love Supreme ... LP 199.99

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John ColtraneMajor Works Of John Coltrane (Ascension I & II/Om/Kulu Se Mama/ Selflessness) ... CD
Impulse, 1965. Used 2 CDs ... $7.99
Some of the most spiritual music that John Coltrane ever recorded! CD

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✨✧ John ColtraneMeditations ... LP
Impulse, 1966. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An album that's quite different than you might expect from the title – one of the most adventurous records issued on Impulse during the life of John Coltrane! The tracks here are all quite free and far-reaching – hardly the mellow "meditations" you might expect – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has some ring & edge wear and a light stain on the bottom right corner.)

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John ColtraneOm ... LP
Impulse, 1965. Very Good Gatefold ... $33.99
A pure statement of being and essence – and one of John Coltrane's spiritual masterpieces from the 60s! The 1965 recording was one of Trane's most adventurous so far – as it featured just one album-length track, building up out of relatively free expressions from Coltrane in the studio ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black label stereo pressing with Bell Sound stamp. Cover has waviness and staining along the bottom half, with a center split bottom seam. Label has some pen.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneSelflessness ... LP
Impulse, 1963/1965. Very Good Gatefold ... $14.99
A great set of unreleased recordings that was issued after John Coltrane's death, but which stands as an essential chapter in his groundbreaking body of work for Impulse! The album features 2 tracks recorded at the Newport Jazz fest in 1963 – both with Roy Haynes on drums, plus the usual ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing. Vinyl has a mark that clicks a bit on Side 1. Cover has some ring & edge wear.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneStellar Regions ... CD
Impulse, 1967. Used ... $8.99
Unreleased gems from the great John Coltrane – one of those really special sessions that was recorded at a time when he was really pushing forward creatively, but never got issued because of a backlog of recordings! This set didn't see release until the 90s – and it provided a ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneSun Ship ... CD
Impulse, 1965. Used ... $4.99
Soaring work from the legendary John Coltrane Quartet – a session that was incredibly far-reaching for the time, and which originally was unissued until after the time of Coltrane's death! The record's got the group really pushing forward strongly – hitting a Love Supreme mode, but ... read more CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)
Also available Sun Ship ... LP 19.99

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John ColtraneSun Ship ... LP
Impulse, 1965. Very Good Gatefold ... $19.99
Soaring work from the legendary John Coltrane Quartet – a session that was incredibly far-reaching for the time, and which originally was unissued until after the time of Coltrane's death! The record's got the group really pushing forward strongly – hitting a Love Supreme mode, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing. Cover has some wrinkling at the bottom.)
Also available Sun Ship ... CD 4.99

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John Coltrane & Johnny HartmanJohn Coltrane & Johnny Hartman ... CD
Impulse, 1963. Used ... $5.99
A landmark album of vocal jazz – and one of the few sessions that John Coltrane ever cut with a singer! In a way, the album's more Hartman's than it is Coltrane's – given that Johnny's warm, mellow style of singing isn't as free and open as Trane at his most adventurous – but at ... read more CD
Also available John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman ... CD 3.99

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✨✧ John Coltrane & Johnny HartmanJohn Coltrane & Johnny Hartman ... CD
Impulse, 1963. Used ... $3.99
A landmark album of vocal jazz – and one of the few sessions that John Coltrane ever cut with a singer! In a way, the album's more Hartman's than it is Coltrane's – given that Johnny's warm, mellow style of singing isn't as free and open as Trane at his most adventurous – but at ... read more CD
Also available John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman ... CD 5.99

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John Coltrane & Johnny HartmanJohn Coltrane & Johnny Hartman (second cover) ... LP
Impulse/MCA, 1963. Near Mint- ... $16.99
A landmark album of vocal jazz – and one of the few sessions that John Coltrane ever cut with a singer! In a way, the album's more Hartman's than it is Coltrane's – given that Johnny's warm, mellow style of singing isn't as free and open as Trane at his most adventurous – but at ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing, including the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ John Coltrane & Pharoah SandersLive In Seattle ... LP
Impulse, 1965/1971. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $39.99
John Coltrane and Pharoah Sanders, really setting fire here in a classic live performance from the mid 60s – one of those very long, open-ended concert dates that was arguably even more impressive than some of Coltrane's studio album! The set was recorded in 1965, but not issued until a few ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing. Cover has some ring & edge wear.)

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John Coltrane, Albert Ayler, Arche Shepp, & OthersNew Wave In Jazz ... CD
Impulse/GRP, Mid 60s. Used ... $11.99
Live material from a Village Gate performance that included the leading lights of the East Village free scene in the 60s – John Coltrane, Albert Ayler, Grachan Moncur, and Archie Shepp! The set's a great counterpart to some of the full artist releases on Impulse at the time – and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Comet Is ComingAfterlife (2019 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Impulse, 2019. New Copy ... $14.99
A brilliant blast from The Comet Is Coming – their second album on Impulse in less than a year – and it's as exciting as anything they've done so far! Their core vibe of mixing spiritual jazz with electronic experimentation is here in full force, but they take it new directions. While ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Afterlife ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Comet Is ComingTrust In The Lifeforce Of The Deep Mystery ... CD
Impulse, 2019. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A fantastic blend of spiritual jazz styles and electronic elements – served up here by the trio of drummer Betamax, keyboardist Danalogue, and saxophonist King Shabaka – the last of whom you might recognize as Shabaka Hutchings from a host of other hip projects on the contemporary ... read more CD

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Clifford CoulterDo It Now! ... LP
Impulse, 1972. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $28.99
A very nice batch of messed-up funk tracks from the trippy dippy pot-infused CA funky jazz scene of the early 70s. Clifford's joined here by Mel Brown, Willie Ruff, Ron Beck, Plas Johnson, and others – in a set of tracks that includes groovers like the great "VJC", plus "Do It ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing. Cover has a split bottom seam, splash stains, and light wear.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins ... CD
Impulse, 1962. Used ... $3.99
The meeting of two classic talents late in their careers – in a setting that's ideal to bring out all the complexity of their well-honed genius! The approach of the album is mostly an Ellington one – as the group features some of Duke's stalwarts, like Ray Nance, Johnny Hodges, Harry ... read more CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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✨✧ Duke Ellington & John ColtraneDuke Ellington & John Coltrane ... LP
Impulse, 1962. Very Good- Gatefold ... $49.99
A seminal meeting of the old and new generations of jazz in the 60s – put together in perfect Impulse fashion! At some level, this is actually an early 60s John Coltrane Quartet album – with Duke Ellington sitting in for McCoy Tyner on piano, as that's the lineup on about half of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black label stereo pressing with Van Gelder stamp.)

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✨✧ Duke Ellington with Coleman Hawkins & John ColtranGreat Tenor Encounters (Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins/Duke Ellington & John Coltrane) ... LP
Impulse, 1962. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
2 great 60s sessions from Duke Ellington – both with a key tenorist! First up is Duke Ellington & Coleman Hawkins – the meeting of two classic talents late in their careers – in a setting that's ideal to bring out all the complexity of their well-honed genius! The approach ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Gil EvansOut Of The Cool ... LP
Impulse (Czech Republic), 1961. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
A pivotal session for Gil Evans – one that brought his genius to the American public strongly and successfully, without the help of Miles Davis! Sure, Gil had recorded albums as a leader before this one – but the sparkling quality of this set is right up there with the charts he ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Curtis FullerSoul Trombone ... LP
Impulse, 1961. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the best non-Blue Note albums from the early years of trombone giant Curtis Fuller – a definite cooker that more than lives up to its title! At his best, Fully often played his instrument with a style that was more like a trumpet than trombone – isolated notes, sharp sense of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black label stereo pressing, with RVG stamp – a great copy!)

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✨✧ Dizzy GillespieSwing Low, Sweet Cadillac ... LP
Impulse, 1967. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A brilliant album of Latiny grooves from Diz! The record takes off from the soulful/modal mood of the early 60s groups with Lalo Schifrin and Kenny Barron – and features a young Mike Longo crafting some fantastic lines on piano, stretched out over tight rhythms on electric bass and drums, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Charlie HadenLiberation Music Orchestra ... CD
Impulse, 1969. Used ... $5.99
One of the most beautiful albums that Charlie Haden ever recorded – and if he only ever appeared on one record in his life, we'd still love him tremendously for this one! The album has a feel that's very much in keeping with both the "liberation" and "orchestra" in the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Chico HamiltonDealer ... LP
Impulse, Mid 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Chico's classic recordings for Impulse, and a weird batch of tracks that have an off-beat sound to them that's hard to categorize. The group includes Ernie Hayes on organ, Arnie Lawrence on alto, Larry Coryell on guitar, and a guest appearance by Archie Shepp on piano. Tracks include " ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono orange & black label pressing with Bell Sound stamp. Cover has light wear and a small cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Chico HamiltonMan From Two Worlds ... LP
Impulse, Early 60s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A pivotal album for Chico – one that has him working with his hip group that included Charles Lloyd and Gabor Szabo, both of whom take Chico into a modal mode that would completely transform his sound! Lloyd's the center star on the album's version of his own "Forest Flower" – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo orange and black label pressing, with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has some small splits on the bottom seam, but looks great overall.)

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Johnny HartmanVoice That Is ... LP
Impulse, 1964. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
At the time of this album, Johnny Hartman definitely was the voice that is – a singer with a new level of maturity for the 60s, and a voice that's far more masculine than the geeky look of the photo on the cover! Hartman's sound here is smooth and warm, but never in a too-commercial way ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label ABC/Impulse pressing.)

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Coleman HawkinsDesafinado ... LP
Impulse, 1964. Very Good+ ... $19.99
The Hawk, in prime late form, lays down some beautiful tenor solos over gentle bossa nova accompaniment – working in a mode that's much more satisfying than just a "classic player meets bossa" session, angularly crafting the solos with that dark edge that he had in all of his later ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican pressing on Gamma, in a glossy non-gatefold cover. Cover has gloss separation and peeling at the bottom corners.)

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✨✧ Coleman HawkinsWrapped Tight ... LP
Impulse, 1965. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Great later Coleman Hawkins on Impulse – just the sort of deep-toned, soulfully-blown record that makes all his sessions for the label so great! Hawk's very firmly in the lead on that classic tenor of his – but the rest of the lineup keeps things swinging too – with Snooky Young ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black label stereo pressing, with Van Gelder stamp – a great copy!)

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✨✧ Roy Haynes QuartetOut Of The Afternoon ... CD
Impulse, 1962. Used ... Out Of Stock
Drummer Roy Haynes always brings something great to the table for any album he does as a leader – and this record is no exception! Here, the "added something" is the presence of Roland Kirk on reeds – offered a key early chance to express his most modern ideas in the freedom ... read more CD
(Out of print, BMG Direct pressing. Back cover has some wear.)
Also available Out Of The Afternoon ... LP 22.99

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Roy Haynes QuartetOut Of The Afternoon ... LP
Impulse (Czech Republic), 1962. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
Drummer Roy Haynes always brings something great to the table for any album he does as a leader – and this record is no exception! Here, the "added something" is the presence of Roland Kirk on reeds – offered a key early chance to express his most modern ideas in the freedom ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Milt JacksonMemphis Jackson ... LP
Impulse, 1970. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
One of the grooviest albums ever from the legendary Milt Jackson – an upbeat, almost funky set of soul jazz tracks – played with some great grooves on the bottom! Those trademark Jackson vibes are firmly in place, but the setting is quite different from the staid sounds of the MJQ ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original rainbow label stereo pressing.)

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✨✧ Ahmad JamalAwakening ... LP
Impulse/Be With (UK), 1970. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A mindblowing album from Ahmad Jamal – a fantastic start to the 70s, and a set of music that shows just how far the pianist had come in just a few short years! The album's all acoustic, but has some of that spacious flow that Jamal would bring to his work on Fender Rhodes – with an ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Ahmad JamalFreeflight ... CD
Impulse, 1972. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Brilliant work by Jamal – and one of his first albums to feature electric piano! The mode of the tracks is in that "stretching out" style he was using as the 60s came to a close – a bit inspired by McCoy Tyner, but more an exploration of the lyricism of his earlier work, set ... read more CD
(Out of print, promotional sticker on booklet. Note: CD is missing back artwork in case – and is priced accordingly.)

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✨✧ Ahmad JamalTranquility/Outertimeinnerspace ... CD
Impulse (Germany), 1968/1972. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Two overlooked gems from pianist Ahmad Jamal – back to back on a single CD! Tranquility is a really wonderful post-Chess album from pianist Ahmad Jamal – a set that's maybe got a bit more bite than some of his earlier work, and which features a bold groove that really points the way ... read more CD

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✨✧ Keith JarrettBackhand (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
ABC/Impulse (Japan), 1974. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Prime Keith Jarrett on Impulse Records – and a still-wonderful session that features work by the great group that featured Dewey Redman on tenor, Charlie Haden on bass, and Paul Motian on drums! The sound here is a bit more focused than on some of Jarrett's earlier Impulse sides – but ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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✨✧ Keith JarrettByablue ... LP
Impulse, 1976. Very Good+ ... $11.99
There's a nicely warming vibe on this album from Keith Jarrett – a sound that's sometimes a bit more laidback and personal, but which is still carried off with familiar associates Dewey Redman on tenor, Charlie Haden on bass, and Paul Motian on drums! Most of the tunes are shorter ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Keith JarrettFort Yawuh ... LP
Impulse, 1973. Very Good Gatefold ... $6.99
Great Impulse work from Keith Jarrett – recorded at a time when he had a lot sharper edge than later years, and was really matching the spirit of some of the post-Coltrane generation players on the label! The date's a live one, and features some relatively extended tracks – tunes that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Keith JarrettImpulse Years – 1973 to 1976 (9CD set) ... CD
Impulse (Italy), Mid 70s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Features important early material from Keith Jarrett – often more avant than his ECM sides of the 70s, thanks in part to reeds from Dewey Redman! Features the albums Fort Yawuh, Treasure Island, Death & The Flower, Shades, Backhand, Mysteries, Bayablue, and Bop-Be – plus bonus ... read more CD
(Out of print – and in great shape!)

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✨✧ Keith JarrettMysteries (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1976. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Dark and moody work from Keith Jarrett – a record that builds strongly off his ensemble feeling of the Impulse years, but which also seems to carry a bit more of the introspective vibe he was building up in some of his more stripped down solo recordings! The group's still a great one here ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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Keith JarrettShades ... LP
ABC/Impulse, 1976. Very Good ... $7.99
A lost gem from Keith's "with horns" period – a quintet session from the mid 70s, recorded with a group that features Dewey Redman on tenor, plus Charlie Haden on bass, Paul Motian on drums and percussion, and Guilherme Franco on additional percussion. The feel is a bit straighter ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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JJ JohnsonProof Positive ... LP
Impulse, 1964. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $18.99
Positive proof that JJ Johnson's one of the greatest trombone players ever – a sublime quartet session for Impulse Records, and one that features some of his most striking, stripped-down work of the 60s! The focus here is really on Johnson's amazing tone and timing – but the record ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing with Van Gelder stamp.)

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Elvin Jones/Jimmy Garrison SextetIllumination! ... LP
Impulse, 1963. Very Good Gatefold ... $12.99
An amazingly unique little group – one that kind of stepped in the Impulse Records back door from the Coltrane galaxy, but which features some very unique aspects overall! As the cover states, the ensemble's led by bassist Jimmy Garrison and drummer Elvin Jones – and also features ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label ABC/Impulse pressing. Cover has some surface wear.)

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✨✧ Quincy JonesQuintessence ... LP
Impulse, 1961. Very Good Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A very soulful set of big band material from Quincy Jones – recorded during that tight early 60s period when his arrangements just couldn't fail! The album's his only session for Impulse, and it's got a slightly deeper style than his work from the time for Mercury – a bit more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono orange & black label pressing, with RVG stamp. Cover has a light stain on the top seam inside the gatefold.)

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✨✧ Rodney JonesWhen You Feel The Love ... CD
Impulse/MCA, 1981. Used ... Out Of Stock
A different album than some of guitarist Rodney Jones' more spiritual work – maybe a bit more spacious and sensitive overall, in a style that shows off a whole new side of his sound! Rodney plays both 6 and 12 string guitars – and the session features a fair bit of keyboards from Kenny ... read more CD
(Out of print, small cutout notch through booklet.)

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✨✧ John KlemmerIntensity ... LP
Impulse, 1973. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Fantastic work from John Klemmer – hard-edged, exploratory, with a mix of spiritualism and soulfulness, and a few touches of easy soloing. Todd Cochran (Bayete) plays Fender Rhodes, Woody Theus is on drums, and Klemmer's got an echoplex hooked up to his tenor on a few cuts. The tracks were ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing.)
 
 



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