A very famous moment from Dizzy Gillespie – tracks from his famous concert at Salle Pleyel, in Paris, from 1953! Gillespie's in fine form throughout – working in a great mix of bop and modern elements, with a few occasional playful touches to please the crowd – but never in a way ... read moreCD
(Out of print, digipak case has some light edgewear and a sticker on the back.)
Francoise Hardy —
Vogue Years ... CD Vogue/Sony (UK), Mid 60s. Used 2 CDs ...
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A heavy helping of work from Francoise Hardy – a massive 2CD set that features 50 tracks from her best years in the 60s! The package spans the years 1962 to 1967 – a time when Hardy was ahead of the pack in the world of French female pop – not only setting new standards for other ... read moreCD
Coleman Hawkins/Johnny Hodges —
In Paris ... CD Vogue, 1949/1950. Used ...
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A split release – the Coleman Hawkins date features Nat Peck on trombone, Jean-Paul Mengeon on piano, Pierre Michelot on bass, and Kenny Clark on drums. Johnny Hodges session features Don Byas on tenor, Harold Baker on trumpet, Quentin Jackson on trombone, Jimmy Hamilton on clarinet, Raymond ... read moreCD
A key 50s session from bassist Oscar Pettiford – one that really displays his best talents for unusual phrasings and arrangements! The group on the album's a great one – with Tal Farlow on guitar, Al Cohn on tenor, and Kai Winding on trombone – and the use of these three ... read moreCD
It's hard to overstate the influence of Max Roach and Clifford Brown on the west coast scene of the 50s – as the two players helped draw out the bop sound of LA that was quickly getting lost in the cool jazz shuffle of the time, and gave it a strength and focus that not only made the group ... read moreCD
(CONDITION NOTE: disc booklet pages are stuck together, back cover has a large peeled spot, and tray card is peeling and stuck to the case – priced accordingly.)
Zoot Sims on tewnor saxophone, Gerry Wiggins and Henri Renaud on piano, Pierre Michelot and Don Bagley on bass, Kenny Clarke and Jean-Louis Viale on drums, Fdrank Rosolino on trombone, and Jimmy Gourley on guitar. CD
(Out of print and still sealed with a small cutout notch through the booklewt and traycard artwork.)
Sublime sounds from the legendary Jonny Teupen – the harpist best known for his freaky sides for MPS, heard here in an earlier set of bossa nova tunes! The approach is quite unique, and really warmly wonderful – Jonny's sweetly lyrical lines on harp, mixed with gentle bossa rhythms, ... read moreCD