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Yoshiaki MiyanoueSong For Wes ... CD
King (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $16.99
The Wes here, of course, is Wes Montgomery – a great inspiration for this excellent quartet session from Japanese guitarist Yoshiaki Miyanoue! Things are relatively bare bones, and basic – more the Wes Montgomery small combo modes of the earliest years – as Miyanoue plays with a ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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✨✧ Akira MiyazawaAkira Miyazawa (aka Yamame) ... CD
King (Japan), 1962. New Copy ... $18.99
If the cover image of a Akira Miyazawa fishing in a trout stream wasn't already enough to make us love this one, the music on the disc certainly is – as the album's a real shining jewel in the Japanese jazz scene of the 60s, the kind of record that really set a whole new standard for the ... read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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Akira MiyazawaAkira Miyazawa (aka Yamame) ... CD
King (Japan), 1962. Used ... Just Sold Out!
If the cover image of a Akira Miyazawa fishing in a trout stream wasn't already enough to make us love this one, the music on the disc certainly is – as the album's a real shining jewel in the Japanese jazz scene of the 60s, the kind of record that really set a whole new standard for the ... read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing – includes obi!)
Also available Akira Miyazawa (aka Yamame) ... CD 18.99

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Akira MiyazawaRound Midnight ... CD
King (Japan), 1985. New Copy ... $16.99
One of our favorite Japanese jazz players of all time – still sounding wonderful on this date from the mid 80s! Akira Miyazawa's easily the most soulful tenorist to come out of the Japanese scene of the 60s – and here, he works with a free, open approach to his horn that almost reminds ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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MJT+3Daddy-O Presents MJT+3 ... CD
Argo/Universal (Japan), 1957. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the rarest albums of Chicago jazz from the 50s – and one of the greatest, too! Although Walter Perkins' MJT+3 went onto cut a number of records on Vee Jay with a different lineup, this early session features an all-Chicago lineup that differs from the later one, which was augmented by ... read more CD

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Hank MobleyHank Mobley Quartet (Blue Note 5066) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1955. New Copy ... $19.99
Great early material from Hank Mobley – a record that's practically a Jazz Messengers album, given the lineup – and which comes across with the fire and power of that classic group at their start! Mobley's tenor is set tightly in a combo that includes Horace Silver on piano, Doug ... read more CD
(Part of the "Blue Note 80 – The 80 Works" series! Ultimate HQ CD pressing.)

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Hank MobleyHard Bop ... LP
Savoy, 1956. Very Good+ ... $9.99
70s issue of material that originally came out on two different Savoy albums in the late 50s, one of which was the Jazz Message Of Hank Mobley. Excellent early hard bop material from Mobley – in a style that's similar to his early Blue Note work, but with a bit less polish. Not that that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hank MobleyJazz Message of Hank Mobley Volume 1 ... CD
Savoy (Japan), 1956. Used ... $14.99
The jazz message of Hank Mobley here is loud, proud, and plenty soulful – a key early illustration of his massive talents on the tenor sax, recorded in the relaxed company of top-shelf players of his generation! The format's a bit less structured than Mobley on Blue Note – more in a ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Hank MobleyJazz Message of Hank Mobley Volume 2 ... CD
Savoy/Sony (Japan), 1956. Used ... $9.99
Excellent early hardbop material from Hank Mobley – recorded in a slightly looser style than his Blue Note work, but essential 50s work nonetheless! The album's got a relaxed, open feel – almost the blowing session mode used with Mobley on Savoy, and a great illustration of Hank's ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Hank MobleyReach Out! ... LP
Blue Note, 1968. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $24.99
An excellent Hank Mobley session – with an unusual twist that takes it past his earlier work! The lineup's great all the way through – with Woody Shaw on trumpet, George Benson on guitar, and Billy Higgins on drums – and the addition of Benson's guitar gives the tracks a groovily ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s black b label pressing. Cover has a cut corner, light wear, some seam splitting, and aging inside the gatefold.)

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✨✧ Hank MobleyTurnaround! (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1963. Used ... $14.99
One of the best-ever Hank Mobley albums on Blue Note – and a killer batch of soulful hardbop that was cut right around the same time as the classic No Room For Squares LP. In fact, the album contains work from 2 different sessions that filtered over to the Squares album – one that ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Hank MobleyWorkout ... LP
Blue Note, 1962. Very Good+ ... $29.99
One of the greatest albums ever from Blue Note tenor giant Hank Mobley – a set that really explodes in all the new directions Hank was taking in the 60s! Mobley in the 50s was already the stuff of legend – a tremendous soloist on tenor, and every bit his own man – firmly focused ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Modern Jazz SextetDizzy Meets Sonny (aka The Modern Jazz Sextet) ... LP
Verve, 1956. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
That's the Modern Jazz Sextet – not the Modern Jazz Quartet – although the group definitely borrows a bit of energy from the MJQ, and some personnel too! The group was only put together for this date – and combines the subtle touches of MJQ members John Lewis on piano and Percy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Modern Jazz SextetModern Jazz Sextet ... LP
Norgran, 1956. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
That's the Modern Jazz Sextet – not the Modern Jazz Quartet – although the group definitely borrows a bit of energy from the MJQ, and some personnel too! The group was only put together for this date – and combines the subtle touches of MJQ members John Lewis on piano and Percy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has some wear.)

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Modern Jazz DisciplesRight Down Front ... LP
New Jazz, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $29.99
One of those great obscure moments in the Prestige Records catalog of the 60s – a record by a really obscure local group, and not just another set in the studio by one of the bigger names of the time! The combo hail from Cinnicinnatti, and feature Curtis Peagler on tenor and alto sax – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Purple label New Jazz pressing with RVG stamp. Cover has some ring & edge wear, clear tape holding the top seam, and some light stains on back.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetBest Of The Modern Jazz Quartet ... LP
Atlantic, Late 50s/1966. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Red and green Broadway label pressing.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetBest Of The Modern Jazz Quartet (Pablo) ... CD
Pablo, 1988. Used ... $2.99
Tracks include "Nature Boy", "Valeria", "Le Cannet", and "Connie's Blues". CD

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Modern Jazz QuartetBlues At Carnegie Hall ... LP
Atlantic, 1969. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $7.99
One of the later albums in the group's classic run for Atlantic Records – with titles that include "Bag's Groove", "Blues Milanese", "Pyramid", "The Cylinder", "Really True Blues", "Ralph's New Blues", "Monterey Mist", and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red and green label Rockefeller pressing.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetDjango ... LP
Prestige, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $33.99
A stone classic from the Modern Jazz Quartet – recorded back when the group still featured Kenny Clarke in its membership, but already with some of the more serious, somber tones that would mark the combo's more famous years! Tracks here are from a variety of sessions in 1953, 1954, and 1955 ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow & black label NYC pressing with RVG/AB etch. Back cover has some ringwear and aging.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetEchoes – Together Again ... LP
Pablo, 1984. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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Modern Jazz QuartetEuropean Concert ... LP
Atlantic, 1960. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $7.99
A double-length live set from the legendary Modern Jazz Quartet – recorded in Scandinavia in 1960, almost as a summation of the group's growing genius in the 50s! The tunes are a mix of John Lewis and Milt Jackson originals, plus other songs all given the wonderful MJQ twist – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & green Rockefeller label pressing.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetEuropean Concert Vol 2 ... LP
Atlantic, 1960. Near Mint- ... $13.99
Volume 2 of a double-length live set from the legendary Modern Jazz Quartet – recorded in Scandinavia in 1960, almost as a summation of the group's growing genius in the 50s! The tunes are a mix of John Lewis and Milt Jackson originals, plus other songs all given the wonderful MJQ twist ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi!)

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Modern Jazz QuartetFontessa ... LP
Atlantic, 1956. Very Good ... $6.99
A classic set of high-class jazz from the MJQ – one that shows John Lewis' growing compositional skills, and the band's always tight ability to work in a compressed chamber format. Features the extended "Fontessa" suite, plus the tracks "Versailles", "Angel Eyes" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Long Playing Unbreakable pressing with deep groove and AT etch. Cover has light wear.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetFor Ellington ... LP
East West, 1988. Near Mint- ... $6.99
For Ellington is, obviously, a tribute to the Duke – but it's done in a really creative way that gets past any simple rehashed versions of his tunes! The MJQ's approach here is totally great – very different rhythmically than classical Ellington – in a way that pulls apart ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Modern Jazz QuartetLive At The Lighthouse ... LP
Atlantic, 1967. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
An overlooked later gem from the Modern Jazz Quartet on Atlantic – a live set recorded at the Lighthouse, and one with a funkier tone than some of the group's earlier work for the label! Milt Jackson seems to be a bit more in charge of the sound on this set – as the tracks have that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green and blue label pressing.)

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✨✧ Modern Jazz QuartetModern Jazz Quartet & Orchestra ... LP
Atlantic, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $1.99
An expanded setting for the Modern Jazz Quartet – and a very compelling little record that has the core combo augmented by larger orchestrations from Gunther Schuller – who has a very sympathetic ear for their sound! Schuller's charts are never overwhelming – and instead shade ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue & green label pressing with deep groove.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetModern Jazz Quartet (Atlantic) ... LP
Atlantic, 1957. Very Good- ... $9.99
One of the first MJQ albums on Atlantic – and a bit fresher than some of their later outings, when it seemed like they were churning records out at the drop of a hat! Titles include an extended medley of standards, all given the MJQ touch – plus the drum-heavy "La Ronde", and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label "Long Playing Unbreakable" pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear, some aging, and a small hole on the back.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetModern Jazz Quartet (Concorde/Django/MJQ) ... LP
Prestige, Early 50s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $7.99
A 2LP set that brings together most of the material from the first three full-length albums by the Modern Jazz Quartet – all recorded at a time when the combo were first forging their famous sound! Most of the sides here are in contrast to the group's better-known Atlantic work, because the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetMore From The Last Concert ... LP
Atlantic, 1974. Near Mint- ... $6.99
More material from the famous Last Concert record from the MJQ – not really the last concert ever from the Modern Jazz Quartet – but a set that seemed so at the time, given that the group went their separate ways for a number of years! The record's got the combo in really top form ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetPyramid ... LP
Atlantic, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Features a long reading of "Pyramid" – plus "Django", "Romaine", "Vendome", and "It Don't Mean A Thing". LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & green label Rockefeller pressing.)
Also available Pyramid (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 18.99

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✨✧ Modern Jazz QuartetPyramid (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1960. Used ... $18.99
Features a long reading of "Pyramid" – plus "Django", "Romaine", "Vendome", and "It Don't Mean A Thing". CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)
Also available Pyramid ... LP 7.99

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Modern Jazz QuartetPyramid (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1960. Used ... $16.99
Features a long reading of "Pyramid" – plus "Django", "Romaine", "Vendome", and "It Don't Mean A Thing". CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)
Also available Pyramid ... LP 7.99

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Modern Jazz QuartetQuartet (first cover) ... LP
Savoy, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $14.99
Early and brilliant work by the MJQ – recorded at a time when the combo's idea was quite unique, and when its execution was still filled with a lot of creative energy! The group, of course, features the core duo of Milt Jackson and John Lewis – and bass chores are handled by either ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing with a deep groove. Cover has a split top seam, some wear, and aging.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetThird Stream Music ... LP
Atlantic, 1957. Near Mint- ... $7.99
A seminal album that defined the fresh sound of a whole new generation in jazz – that "third stream" movement that was different from the cool jazz of the west coast, and the fire of New York! The style here follows that same mix of jazz and higher-concept elements you'd hear on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & green Rockefeller label pressing.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetUnder The Jasmine Tree ... LP
Apple, 1968. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
A nice one! The MJQ record for the Beatles' label, and the record's one of their most interesting in years! The production's pretty straight, but the group's playing in a cool open-ended style that still has elements of their earlier work, but which really makes things a lot more interesting than ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has splitting on the spine and some light wear.)

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Modern Jazz Quartet & Laurindo AlmeidaCollaboration ... LP
Atlantic, 1964. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Moody vibes and light guitar – a wonderful meeting of two unique talents – the third stream jazz of the Modern Jazz Quartet, and the introspective guitar of Laurindo Almeida! The session blends together a host of different influences – from classical guitar to bossa nova to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green and blue label pressing.)

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Modern Jazz Quartet with Sonny RollinsModern Jazz Quartet At Music Inn – Guest Artist Sonny Rollins ... LP
Atlantic, 1957. Very Good+ ... $4.99
The Modern Jazz Quartet with a very noteworthy addition – the great Sonny Rollins, whose work on this record really makes it a cut above the usual MJQ outing for Atlantic! As on the quartet's previous Music Inn album with Jimmy Giuffre, the addition of a reed player really inflects their ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & green label Rockefeller pressing.)

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Modern Jazz Quartet/Oscar Peterson TrioModern Jazz Quartet & The Oscar Peterson Trio At The Opera House ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1957. Used ... $14.99
The Modern Jazz Quartet make a rare appearance on Verve Records in the 50s – splitting half the album here with the classic Oscar Peterson Trio! The live performance was recorded in Chicago, and definitely has the MJQ working in a looser vibe than on some of their late 50s recordings for ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Modern Jazz Quartet/Oscar Peterson TrioModern Jazz Quartet & The Oscar Peterson Trio At The Opera House (Jazz Wax) ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Sealed ... $19.99
The Modern Jazz Quartet make a rare appearance on Verve Records in the 50s – splitting half the album here with the classic Oscar Peterson Trio! The live performance was recorded in Chicago, and definitely has the MJQ working in a looser vibe than on some of their late 50s recordings for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent 180 gram pressing on Jazz Wax.)

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Modern Jazz Quartet/Quartetto Di Milano/HungarianQuartet Is A Quartet Is A Quartet ... LP
Atlantic, 1964. Very Good+ ... $6.99
The title's a bit misleading, because while the 3 groups on the session are all quartets, they're hardly similar in the associative way the record assumes! Side one features 4 tracks by the Modern Jazz Quartet – re-recordings of a few classics, plus one new one for the set – titles ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & purple label pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Modern Jazz Quartet With Jimmy GiuffreModern Jazz Quartet At Music Inn – Guest Artist Jimmy Giuffre ... LP
Atlantic, 1956. Very Good- ... Just Sold Out!
A great addition to the Modern Jazz Quartet – as the clarinet of Jimmy Giuffre brings a sharp modern edge to the record! The album's similar to the other MJQ Music Inn date with Sonny Rollins – and shows how the addition of a reed player can really unlock new colors, tones, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label "Long Playing Unbreakable" pressing.)

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Charnett MoffettNet Man ... LP
Blue Note, 1987. Near Mint- ... $4.99
With Kenny Drew Jr on piano, Stanley Jordan on guitar, and Charles Moffett on tenor. LP, Vinyl record album

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Anders MogensenTaking Off ... CD
Storyville (Denmark), 1995. Used ... $11.99
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(Out of print.)

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Miff MoleEarly Years ... LP
Jazz Studies (Canada), 1920s. Near Mint- ... $3.99
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Miff MoleMiff Mole's Molers 1927 ... LP
Parlophone (UK), 1927. Very Good+ ... $4.99
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(Early 70s issue in a flip-back cover.)

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Moses Taiwa MolelekwaGenes & Spirits ... LP
MELT 2000/Matsuli (UK), Late 90s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $39.99
An overlooked bit of spiritual jazz from the 90s – issued at a time when the South African scene was really hitting a new level of creative energy, even though much of it wasn't always recognized by audiences over here in the US! The set's got this powerful fusion of ideas – older ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(First time vinyl pressing!)

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Tony MonacoMaster Chops T ... CD
Summit, 2002. Used ... $6.99
... CD

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Wes MontgomeryWindy ... LP
Music For Pleasure (UK), 1970. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear at the opening and partially unglued seams.)

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Thelonious MonkAlone In San Francisco ... LP
Riverside/OJC, 1959. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 21.99
A classic solo piano album from Thelonious Monk – recorded live in San Francisco, and maybe one of his best albums ever in the format! There's a special sort of quality that makes Monk's solo work so different from his trio, quartet, and larger group music – this real understanding of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Alone In San Francisco ... LP 59.99

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Thelonious MonkAlone In San Francisco ... LP
Riverside, 1959. Very Good- ... $59.99
A classic solo piano album from Thelonious Monk – recorded live in San Francisco, and maybe one of his best albums ever in the format! There's a special sort of quality that makes Monk's solo work so different from his trio, quartet, and larger group music – this real understanding of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Small blue label Bill Grauer pressing, RLP 12-312, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has some wear, staining near the bottom and a split top seam held with clear tape.)
Also available Alone In San Francisco ... LP 18.99

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Thelonious MonkArt Of The Ballad ... CD
Prestige, Late 50s. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Thelonious MonkBig Band & Quartet In Concert ... LP
Columbia, 1963. Very Good ... $11.99
A unique little album from Thelonious Monk – an early 60s live date that features a really cooking big band, plus some solo and quartet tracks as well! The bulk of the album's played by the big band – an unusual mix of players that includes Phil Woods on alto, Steve Lacy on soprano sax ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 2 eye pressing with deep groove. Vinyl has a mark that clicks on Side 1. Cover has a lightly bent corner.)

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Thelonious MonkComplete Prestige 10 Inch Collection (5 x 10" LP set) ... LP
Prestige/Craft, Early 50s. Sealed 5x10" Box Set ... $69.99
A completely different look at the early 50s material that Thelonious Monk recorded for Prestige Records – music that you might know from later full length albums, but presented here in the original 10" LP releases that first hit the market! The sound of the work here is completely ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Thelonious MonkComplete Prestige Recordings (3CD box set) ... CD
Prestige, 1944/1952/1953/1954. Used 3 CDs ... $16.99
... CD

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Thelonious MonkGenius Of Modern Music Vol 1 ... LP
Blue Note, Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $24.99
A great collection of Monk's 10" recordings for Blue Note – seminal not only for the label's commitment to a modernist bop ideal, but also for Monk's integration in the growing collection of top-level jazz players on the New York scene. The work's notable also for the fact that Monk's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s DMM pressing.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkGenius Of Modern Music Vol 1 (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, Late 40s. Used ... $4.99
A great collection of Monk's 10" recordings for Blue Note – seminal not only for the label's commitment to a modernist bop ideal, but also for Monk's integration in the growing collection of top-level jazz players on the New York scene. The work's notable also for the fact that Monk's ... read more CD

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Thelonious MonkGenius Of Modern Music Vol 2 ... LP
Blue Note, Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $24.99
A great collection of Monk's 10" recordings for Blue Note – seminal not only for the label's commitment to a modernist bop ideal, but also for Monk's integration in the growing collection of top-level jazz players on the New York scene. The work's notable also for the fact that Monk's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s DMM pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Thelonious MonkGenius Of Modern Music Vol 2 (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, Early 50s. Used ... $4.99
A great collection of Monk's 10" recordings for Blue Note – seminal not only for the label's commitment to a modernist bop ideal, but also for Monk's integration in the growing collection of top-level jazz players on the New York scene. The work's notable also for the fact that Monk's ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Thelonious MonkIt's Monk Time (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Columbia, 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
One of our favorite Thelonious Monk albums ever – a bare bones, no nonsense session that's filled with great work from tenorist Charlie Rouse! The record's filled with everything that's great about the Monk/Rouse team in these years – an incredible interplay between sax and piano, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Thelonious MonkKind Of Monk (10CD set) ... CD
T2 (Netherlands), Late 40s/1950s. Used 10 CDs ... $19.99
... CD
(Out box has some light edgewear.)

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Thelonious MonkLes Liaisons Dangereuses 1960 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Sam Records/Saga, 1959. New Copy ... $22.99 24.99
A rare and unused soundtrack recording by Thelonious Monk – and a set of music that would be a standout in his catalog, even if it wasn't planned for a film! You probably know the Art Blakey soundtrack for the movie – which was the used and released version – and you might even ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Thelonious MonkLive At The Jazz Workshop ... LP
Columbia, 1964. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
Nice 2LP set released in the 80s of some wonderful live sides recorded in San Francisco at the Jazz Workshop in 1964. Longtime Monk sideman Charlie Rouse is on tenor with Larry Gales and Ben Riley in the rhythm section, performing classic Monk material, 13 tracks in all: "Don't Blame Me" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkLive In Paris 1961 ... LP
Fremeaux & Associates/Return To Analog (Canada), 1961. New Copy ... $16.99
Fantastic work from Thelonious Monk – a superbly-recorded live set from early 60s Paris – done with his legendary quartet with Charlie Rouse on tenor! The music here is wonderful – tracks that are often quite long, and stretched out nicely from the Columbia Records material by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Numbered limited edition of 500!)

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Thelonious MonkMisterioso (Recorded On Tour) (Columbia) ... LP
Columbia, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Not to be confused with the other Monk album of the name Misterioso, this one is a live set (which is maybe why they put "recorded on tour" in the title!) – done in quartet format with Charlie Rouse, and either Larry Gales or Butch Warren on bass, and either Ben Riley or Frank ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing. Cover has light ringwear.)

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Thelonious MonkMonk (Copenhagen 1963) ... CD
Gearbox, 1963. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Previously-unreleased live material from the glory days of the Thelonious Monk Quartet – captured right in the middle of that group's famous run on Columbia Records, with fidelity as strong as if the label itself were producing the session! We could say volumes about this group – and ... read more CD

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Thelonious MonkMonk's Blues ... LP
Columbia, 1968. Near Mint- ... $16.99
Thelonious Monk meets the mighty Oliver Nelson – the hip bigger band arranger who was helping so many other artists find their groove back in the 60s! The result is less Nelson-led than some of Oliver's other albums of the time – and instead, the arranger is nicely respectful of Monk's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkMonk's Blues (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1968. Used ... $2.99
Thelonious Monk meets the mighty Oliver Nelson – the hip bigger band arranger who was helping so many other artists find their groove back in the 60s! The result is less Nelson-led than some of Oliver's other albums of the time – and instead, the arranger is nicely respectful of Monk's ... read more CD

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Thelonious MonkMonk's Dream ... CD
Columbia, 1963. Used ... $2.99
The first Thelonious Monk album for Columbia Records – and one of the best, as well – a beautiful illustration of the way that his shift in labels really set some new fire to his music in the early 60s! The group is Monk's sharp-edged quartet with the amazing Charlie Rouse on tenor, ... read more CD
(Out of print Columbia Jazz Masterpiece pressing.)
Also available Monk's Dream (plus bonus tracks) ... CD 4.99

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Thelonious MonkMonk's Dream (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1963. Used ... $4.99
The first Thelonious Monk album for Columbia Records – and one of the best, as well – a beautiful illustration of the way that his shift in labels really set some new fire to his music in the early 60s! The group is Monk's sharp-edged quartet with the amazing Charlie Rouse on tenor, ... read more CD
Also available Monk's Dream ... CD 2.99

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkMonk's Music (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1957. Used ... $3.99
A landmark in jazz – easily one of Thelonious Monk's greatest albums ever, and a magical crossroads of talents that brings together a variety of jazz traditions! The work is performed by an ambitious Monk septet that includes both Coleman Hawkins and John Coltrane on tenor – and if you' ... read more CD

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Thelonious MonkNutty (parts 1 & 2) ... 7-inch
Gearbox, 1963. New Copy (pic cover)... $10.99 11.98
A never-issued performance of this classic tune from the Thelonious Monk songbook – recorded for Danish Radio in 1963, and played by the legendary quartet that featured Charlie Rouse on tenor sax, John Ore on bass, and Frankie Dunlop on drums! The quality is right up there with some of the ... (Funky 45's, Jazz) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Thelonious MonkSolo Monk ... LP
Columbia, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Monk plays unaccompanied on a mix of standards and originals, including "Monk's Point", "Dinah", "Ruby, My Dear", "Ask Me Now", and a classic version of "I Surrender, Dear" – done spare and moodily, with a really haunting tone! LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Thelonious MonkSomething In Blue ... LP
Black Lion, 1971. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Monk plays solo piano and is joined on some of the tracks by Art Blakey on drums and Al McKibbon on bass. The songs are all originals except for "Nice Work If You Can Get It" and they include "Blue Sphere", "Hackensack", "Criss Cross", "Something In ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label UK pressing.)

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Thelonious MonkStraight No Chaser ... LP
Columbia, 1967. Near Mint- ... $34.99
Classic 60s work from Thelonious Monk – featuring his incredible quartet with Charlie Rouse on tenor, certainly Monk's best-ever musical soulmate! The album features some newer versions of older tunes, and a few written just for the album – but the source of the material is not ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing.)

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Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk Orchestra At Town Hall ... LP
Riverside, 1959. Very Good ... $19.99
A unique large1 group effort from Thelonious Monk – but one that bristles with all the angular energy of his other great work for Riverside! The group here is a tentet – filled with excellent players who include Donald Byrd, Phil Woods, Pepper Adams, Eddie Bert, Robert Northern, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Small black label Bill Grauer pressing, with microphone logo and wide deep groove. Cover has split seams and a partially split spine.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk Quartet With John Coltrane – Live At The Five Spot Discovery! ... CD
Blue Note, 1957. Used ... $2.99
A rare glimpse of the Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane – recorded in Monk's home turf of The Five Spot by Coltrane's wife at the time! The recording was done on a portable tape recorder, but the overall quality is surprisingly strong – not in stereo, but with more than enough ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk With John Coltrane ... CD
Jazzland/OJC, 1957/Early 60s. Used ... $1.99
An interesting little LP that compiles alternate takes from Monk's classic album for Riverside – Monk's Music – the session that featured the unique twin tenor lineup of John Coltrane and Coleman Hawkins. The album features 4 different alternates of tunes from that set – "Nut ... read more CD
(BMG Direct pressing.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk With Sonny Rollins & Frank Foster ... LP
Prestige, 1953/1954. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Two nice slices of Monk from the 78/45 rpm days at Prestige – with a side of the album devoted to each of the sessions represented on the record. Side one is from 1954, and features Monk in the company of Frank Foster tenor and Ray Copeland trumpet – playing a mix of jagged ensemble ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)

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✨✧ Thelonious Monk Quartet with John ColtraneThelonious Monk Quartet With John Coltrane At Carnegie Hall ... CD
Blue Note, 1957. Used ... $4.99
A rare gem of a session – live material recorded by the Voice Of America in 1957, and featuring a unique Thelonious Monk quartet with John Coltrane on tenor! The performance is contemporaneous with Coltrane's appearance on the legendary Monk's Music album for Riverside – and the ... read more CD

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Thelonious Monk/Herbie NicholsThelonious Monk & Herbie Nichols ... LP
Savoy, 1952/1955. Near Mint- ... $6.99
The pair of great pianists don't play together – but are featured on a side apiece of the record, pulled from their Savoy recordings of the 50s. The album's most notable for the work of Nichols – some of the few sides he ever cut, and along with his two Blue Note LPs, and one for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing – with 2 alternate takes. Cover has rounded corners, but looks great overall!)

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Vaughn Monroe/Boyd Raeburn/Larry Clinton/Gus ArnheGreatest Recordings Of The Big Band Era – Vaughn Monroe/Boyd Raeburn/Larry Clinton/Gus Arnheim (2LP box set) ... LP
Franklin Mint, 1930s/1940s. Near Mint- 2LP ... $1.99
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(Red vinyl pressing. Includes the booklet.)

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✨✧ Hugo MontenegroEllington Fantasy ... LP
Vik, 1958. Near Mint- ... $5.99
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(Cover has some stuck on paper and stains along the bottom 4 inches.)

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✨✧ JR MonteroseJR Monterose In Action – Plus The Joe Abodeely Trio ... LP
Studio 4, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $59.99
Brilliant work by JR Monterose – an obscure album cut after his Blue Note date, with backing by a small Iowa combo! The sound is very hip – as sharp-edged and standout as any of JR's other few albums – and the regional setting of the album doesn't dim the fire a bit! The core ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(VSOP pressing.)

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JR MonteroseWelcome Back JR ... LP
Progressive (Japan), 1979. Near Mint- ... $24.99
A great return to form for tenorist JR Monterose – a player who always sounds amazing on record, even though he only made a handful of albums over a 30 or 40 year period of performance! Most folks know JR's classic 50s album for Blue Note, but later dates like this are well worth seeking out ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes obi, too!)

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Monk MontgomeryIt's Never Too Late ... LP
Chisa, 1969. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Funky LP from Monk, with nice tight electric bass playing, and groovy arrangements by Wayne Henderson, who also produced the LP. The record's got a nice mix of soul instrumentals and jazzy bits, with a similar feel to some of the other stuff on the Chisa label at the time. Tracks include "Big ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo.)

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Wes MontgomeryBest Of Wes Montgomery (Riverside) ... LP
Riverside, Late 50s/Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
A collection of sides cut in the early 60s by Wes for Riverside, collected later when the label was owned by ABC. There's a couple of cuts in a nice organ trio feature the great Mel Rhyne "Round Midnight" and "Yesterdays", plus several that feature his brothers Buddy and Monk ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Wes MontgomeryBumpin' ... LP
Verve, 1965. Very Good- Gatefold ... $6.99
An incredible album from Wes Montgomery – and the beginning of a whole new sound for his guitar! Wes moves away from his small combo soul jazz roots on the set – and hits a wonderfully sweet new vibe with larger arrangements from Don Sebesky – bigger backdrops that fill in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM pressing.)

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Wes MontgomeryCalifornia Dreaming ... LP
Verve, 1966. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
A stone classic on Verve! Back in the 60s, Wes Montgomery must have been California Dreamin – because by the time of this LP, he'd come a long way from his Indiana roots – and had used the best part of the hip west coast scene to add a lot to his style – fuller rhythms and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Part of the Verve Vital Vinyl series!)

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Wes MontgomeryDay In The Life ... LP
CTI/A&M, 1967. Very Good Gatefold ... $9.99
Mindblowing! This is when Wes Montgomery really starts to get interesting to us – when he's working with a top-line arranger like Don Sebesky, crafting some incredibly compelling chords over lightly jazzy arrangements and soaring strings, in a whole new mode of expression that would go onto ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear.)

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Wes MontgomeryDown Here On The Ground ... LP
CTI/A&M, 1968. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $9.99
Super-dope work from the great Wes Montgomery – set to excellent early CTI arrangements from Don Sebesky and Deodato! The groove is nice and airy – with Wes' guitar floating over the top, yet still present enough to ring out loud and clear on all the tightly plucked notes – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan label pressing in a matte cover.)

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Wes MontgomeryEulogy ... LP
Verve, Mid 60s. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
Great Verve sides by the legendary guitarist – collected by Verve after his death! Features arrangements by Johnny Pate, Claus Ogerman, Oliver Nelson, and Don Sebesky – and titles include "Little Child", "Mi Cosa", "Sun Down", "Matchmaker", " ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear and staining.)

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Wes MontgomeryFull House (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. Used ... $4.99
With grooves this great, the house must have been full – and the album's a gem of an early live date by Wes Montgomery, recorded in Berkeley with a quartet that includes Johnny Griffin on tenor, Wynton Kelly on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Jimmy Cobb on drums! The tunes have a nicely ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Wes MontgomeryGoin Out Of My Head ... LP
Verve, 1965. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $9.99
One of Wes Montgomery's grooviest albums on Verve – a set that features his smooth chromatic work on guitar set to lively arrangements from Oliver Nelson! Nelson gives the set more of a "punch" than some of Montgomery's other Verve records – and the style uses a tight brace ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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Wes MontgomeryGreatest Hits (jukebox ep) ... 7-inch
A&M, 1950s/1960s. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $16.99
Includes "Eleanor Rigby", "Georgia On My Mind", "When A Man Loves A Woman", "Road Song", and "I Say A Little Prayer". (Funky 45's, Jazz) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Includes jukebox strips. Sleeve has some aging.)

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Wes MontgomeryIncredible Jazz Guitar Of Wes Montgomery (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Riverside (Japan), 1960. Used ... $9.99
They're not kidding with the title of this one – because although the record was only Wes Montgomery's second album as a leader, he was already making plenty of waves with the sound of his guitar! The session lines Wes up with the very tight rhythm team of Tommy Flanagan on piano, Percy ... read more CD
(80s Japanese pressing.)

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Wes MontgomeryJust Walkin' ... LP
Verve, 1965/1966. Very Good+ ... $7.99
An assortment of material that Wes Montgomery recorded for Verve before his too-early death – which the label then collected together as a surprisingly good posthumous release for Wes! There's a really great feel to the record – a mix of small combo and large group settings that offers ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label MGM pressing. Cover has some wear and aging.)

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Wes MontgomeryLive At The BBC Studios 1965 ... CD
Hi Hat, 1965. New Copy ... $16.99
A fantastic lost slice of work from guitarist Wes Montgomery – a rare British broadcasting recording done in the year of 1965 – during a European tour that gave us some other material by Wes over the years! This collection features the guitar genius with an American group that features ... read more CD

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Wes MontgomeryPretty Blue (Fusion plus trio material) ... CD
Riverside, 1959/1963. Used ... $5.99
A double-header of sweet-styled early work from Wes Montgomery! First up is the album Fusion – a pretty darn important record for Wes – as it was his first session with the sort of larger arrangements that would later make him huge! Although Montgomery was mostly recording for ... read more CD

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Wes MontgomeryWes Montgomery Trio (aka A Dynamic New Jazz Sound) ... LP
Riverside, 1959. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Wes Montgomery's first album as a leader – a relatively obscure set that has him playing in a trio with Indianapolis bandmates Mel Rhyne on organ and Paul Parker on drums – a mode that strongly recalls Montgomery's roots in the Indy scene at the time! If you only know the later, famous ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)
Also available Wes Montgomery Trio (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 19.99

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Wes MontgomeryWes Montgomery Trio (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Riverside (Japan), 1959. Used ... $19.99
Wes Montgomery's first album as a leader – a relatively obscure set that has him playing in a trio with Indianapolis bandmates Mel Rhyne on organ and Paul Parker on drums – a mode that strongly recalls Montgomery's roots in the Indy scene at the time! If you only know the later, famous ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)
Also available Wes Montgomery Trio (aka A Dynamic New Jazz Sound) ... LP 19.99
 
 



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