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Ariel KalmaNuits Blanches Au Studio 116 ... LP
Transversales Disques (France), Late 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
Beautifully minimalist work from Ariel Kalma – work that seems to move effortlessly between acoustic and electronic sources, often in ways that feel like the latter is manipulating the former! One piece here feels as if soprano sax lines were folded back on themselves – maybe in a ... (Out Sound, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition pressing!)

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Richie KamucaRichie ... LP
Concord, 1977. Near Mint- ... $9.99
With Mudell Lowe on guitar, Monty Budwig on bass, and Nick Ceroli on drums. LP, Vinyl record album

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Eyvind KangVirginal Co Ordinates ... CD
Ipecac, 2004. Used ... $4.99
(Out Sound, Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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Egil KapstadEpilog – Bill Evans In Memoriam ... LP
Nopa (Norway), 1984. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Way more than just a tribute to Bill Evans in the usual trio mode – as the group here is led by Norwegian pianist Egil Kapstad, but is a quartet with Bjorn Johansen on tenor, Bjorn Alterhaug on bass, and Egil Johansen on drums – with guest vocals from Sheila Jordan, and work by a string ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light edge wear and a center split in the bottom seam.)

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Fumio KarashimaMoon Flower ... LP
Trio (Japan), 1978. Near Mint- ... $33.99
Elvin Jones joins the Fumio Karashima Trio for this great late 70s outing – no surprise, really, given that Karashima played with Jones on some of his Japanese recordings! The tracks here are long and spacious – very much structured by Fumio's gentle touch on the keys, and hardly at ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes insert. Cover has some tape remnants on the inner opening.)

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Wojciech KarolakEasy! ... LP
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
A totally groovy set from mid 70s Poland – and a record that jumps around with the same energy as the best MPS work from the late 60s! The album's a larger group effort from keyboards Wojciech Karolak – one that features work on Hammond and electric piano set against some nicely ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ KarunaImaginary Archipelago ... CD
Meta, 2020. Used ... $6.99
Sonic explorations from the trio of Adam Rudolph, Ralph M Jones, and Hamid Drake – playing membranophones, idiophones, chordophones, and aerophones. CD

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Larry Karush/Glen MooreMay 24, 1976 ... LP
ECM/Japo, 1976. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Beautiful duets, in the best ECM tradition – Glen Moore on bass and violin, and Larry Karush on piano! LP, Vinyl record album
(German pressing. Cover has some light stains, discoloration from age, and some pen on back.)

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Kimiko Kasai with Cedar Walton TrioKimiko Is Here ... LP
Columbia (Japan), 1974. Very Good+ ... $38.99
A great set from Japanese vocalist Kimiko Kasai – recorded live with spare backing by the Cedar Walton trio, in a mode that's quite different than her better-known 70s electric set with Herbie Hancock! If anything, Kimiko's sound here is more dynamic than the Herbie session – as the ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small split on the bottom seam, and some light wear, but vinyl is great.)

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Kimiko Kasai with Kosuke MineYellow Carcass In The Blue ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Craftman (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $19.99
A record that's far more beautiful than you'd guess from the "carcass" in the title – a strong set of vocal work from singer Kimiko Kasai – easily one of the hippest Japanese singers of the 70s! Although Kasai's sometimes straight on the album, she also stretches out in freer ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(Part of the Three Blind Mice Supreme Collection!)
Also available Yellow Carcass In The Blue ... CD 17.99

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Kimiko Kasai with Kosuke MineYellow Carcass In The Blue ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Craftman (Japan), 1971. Used ... $17.99
A record that's far more beautiful than you'd guess from the "carcass" in the title – a strong set of vocal work from singer Kimiko Kasai – easily one of the hippest Japanese singers of the 70s! Although Kasai's sometimes straight on the album, she also stretches out in freer ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(Part of the Three Blind Mice Supreme Collection!)
Also available Yellow Carcass In The Blue ... CD 19.99

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Kimiko Kasai with Oliver NelsonKimiko Kasai In Person ... CD
Sony (Japan), 1973. Used ... $18.99
A mighty nice live performance from Japanese vocalist Kimiko Kasai – one that features Oliver Nelson leading the band, soloing on alto, and even writing all the arrangements! Nelson brings the same soulful swing to the record as his famous late 60s backings for American jazz singers – ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, 2015 pressing – includes obi!)

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Kim Kashkashian & Robert LevinElegies ... LP
ECM, 1986. Near Mint- ... $16.99
With Kim Kashkashian on viola and Robert Levin on piano. (Out Sound, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and promo sticker.)

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Kashmere Stage BandBumper To Bumper Soul (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Kashmere Records/P-Vine (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... $24.99
An early gem from the Kashmere Stage Band – and a record that already has the ensemble burning with plenty of fire! These guys were a one-unit powerhouse in American grooves – one of the few US groups who really got the same sort of funky big band energy that all the better European ... (Soul, Jazz) read more CD

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Kashmere Stage BandKashmere Stage Band Plays Originals (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Kashmere Records/P-Vine (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy ... $24.99
An all-original set from the Kashmere Stage Band – one of the funkiest combos going in early 70s Texas! The album features a range of tunes written by bandleader Conrad Johnson – all hard-hitting numbers that take off from the group's roots as a funkier high school band, and which show ... (Soul, Jazz) read more CD

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Kashmere Stage BandOur Thing (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Kashmere Records/P-Vine (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... $24.99
A bold statement from the Kashmere Stage Band – who've definitely got their own "thing" here right from the start – one of the coolest, grooviest, funkiest sounds you'll ever hear from a band of young kids in school! These guys easily match the hippest players in much more ... (Soul, Jazz) read more CD

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Kashmere Stage BandOut Of Gas But Still Burning (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Kashmere Records/P-Vine (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy ... $24.99
A stunning batch of funky big band tracks from the Kashmere Stage Band – sounding a lot fuller than on their first LP – thanks to an expanded lineup that gives them a whole new sound! The group are grooving here in a mode that's a lot like classic 70s blacksploitation soundtrack work ... (Soul, Jazz) read more CD

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Kashmere Stage BandZero Point – 1971 to 1972 (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Kashmere Records/P-Vine (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy ... $24.99
When these guys say "stage band", they aren't kidding – as the group's got so many members, there's barely room left on the stage for the instruments! That doesn't stop the record from being plenty darn funky, though – as the sound is right, tight, and outta site – ... (Soul, Jazz) read more CD

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Fred KatzFolk Songs For Far Out Folk ... LP
Warner, 1958. Very Good+ ... $18.99
A lost chapter in the career of cellist Fred Katz – an album recorded after his small combo work with Chico Hamilton, and sort of a larger group take on the whimsical sound of the classic Hamilton Quintet! The tracks are all older folk tunes, adapted by Katz to fit a chamber jazz mode – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label Vitaphonic pressing with deep groove.)

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Mickey KatzBorscht (10 inch LP) ... LP
RCA, 1954. Very Good ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Ryo KawasakiLittle Tree ... LP
Studio Mule (Germany), 1980. New Copy ... $19.99
One of the few rare albums cut by Japanese guitarist Ryo Kawasaki and his groundbreaking Golden Dragon group during the early 80s – a record that mixes some of the groove-oriented currents of his previous work with elements that are maybe more far-reaching and fusion-styled too! There's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ryo Kawasaki & SatellitesElectric World (original, extended)/727 (inst) ... 12-inch
Studio Mule (Germany), Mid 80s. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99
A key cut from guitarist Ryo Kawasaki – and a single that firmly marked his move from fusion into the clubs! "Electric World" is a catchy bit of 80s electro soul – with female vocals stepping over bassy beats – which get some especially great percussion breakdown ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Ryan Keberle & CatharsisHope I Hold ... CD
Greenleaf, 2019. New Copy ... $6.99 13.99
Very far-reaching music from Ryan Keberle – sounds that feel as if they're coming from a group that's much larger than a quintet – given all the many musical elements and inflections in the mix! The album's initial inspiration comes from a Langston Hughes poem entitled "Let ... read more CD

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Allen KellerNew Look At The World ... LP
Charlie Parker, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
(Vocalists, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album

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George KellyGeorge Kelly Plays The Music Of Don Redman ... LP
Stash, 1984. Near Mint- ... $2.99
With Glenn Zottola on trumpet and alto sax, Richard Wyands on piano, Bucky Pizzarelli on guitar, George Duvivier on bass, and Butch Miles on drums. LP, Vinyl record album

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Monty KellySensations Sounds & Moods I Love (10 inch LP) ... LP
Essex, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $1.99
(Now Sound, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split top seam and spine.)

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Monty KellyTropicana ... LP
Somerset, 1958. Very Good- ... $1.99
(Now Sound, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Later Trans-World pressing. NOTE: Vinyl plays with surface noise.)

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✨✧ Wynton KellyComin' In The Back Door ... LP
Verve, 1963. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A real cooker of a set – and one that features Wynton's piano over some great larger backings from Claus Ogerman! The style of the set is really wonderful – as Wynton plays with a core smaller group that includes Kenny Burrell on guitar, plus regulars Paul Chambers on bass and Jimmy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing.)

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Wynton KellyKelly Blue ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1959. Used ... $3.99
A great little session from Wynton Kelly – one that has him breaking out of the lyrical roots of his trio work, and hitting some harder notes as a leader of a larger hardbop group! The album features Kelly working in both trio and sextet format – the latter with players who include Nat ... read more CD

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Stan KentonArtistry In Rhythm (4 x 78rpm album) ... 78 RPM
Capitol, Late 40s/Early 50s. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Genius, pure genius! If you've ever wondered why folks think Stan is so great, check out this landmark set of postwar modern swing tunes – some of the most groundbreaking work of its generation, and proof that there was still a lot of room to grow within the big band format. June Christy ... (78 RPM, Jazz) read more 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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Stan KentonArtistry In Symphonic Jazz ... CD
Tantara, 1977. Used ... $2.99
Recorded in Dusty Groove's own backyard at the Lancer Steak House in Schaumburg, Illinois. Tracks include "Satin Doll", "Celebration Suite", "Turtle Talk", and "Opus In Pastels". CD

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Stan KentonBack To Balboa (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Capitol, 1957/1958. Used ... $5.99
A late 50s classic from Stan – recorded at the Rendezvous Ballroom in Balboa Beach, which Kenton and the group had made their unofficial headquarters at the time! The album's got a perfect late 50s Kenton sound – a blend of styles that still has some of the modernism of the early 50s ... read more CD

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Stan KentonBirthday In Britain ... LP
Creative World, 1973. Near Mint- ... $1.99
Recorded with his orchestra at Albert Hall and Fairfield Hall, with songs including "Happy Birthday To You", "Street Of Dreams", "Of Space And Time", "No Harmful Slide Effects", "Ambivalence" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some aging.)

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Stan KentonChronological Stan Kenton & His Orchestra 1940 to 1944 ... CD
Classics (France), Early 40s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Decca and Capitol sides from Stan Kenton & His Orchestra featuring Art Pepper on alto, Stan Getz on tenor, and vocals by Anita O'Day. CD
(Out of print.)

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Stan KentonComplete Capitol Recordings Of The Holman & Russo Charts (Disc 1) ... CD
Capitol/Mosaic, 1950s/Early 60s. Used ... $5.99
Recordings with two of the best arrangers who ever worked with Stan Kenton! CD
(Single disc!!! Disc 1 only!!!)

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Stan KentonContemporary Concepts (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Capitol, 1955. Used ... $7.99
Contemporary concepts that are as bold today as they were when first released in the mid 50s! Stan's at the height of his powers here – working with the brilliant Bill Holman to craft some incredible versions of tunes that had become jazz standards, tired ones at that – but which ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Stan KentonFestival Of Modern American Jazz – 21st September 1954 Civic Auditorium Portland Oregon ... CD
Status (UK), 1954. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(CDr pressing.)

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Stan KentonInnovations In Modern Music Vol 1 ... LP
Capitol, Early 50s. Very Good ... $5.99
A brilliant collection of work from Stan Kenton – recordings from his Innovations Orchestra, the groundbreaking group from the years 1950 and 1951, which featured players that include Art Pepper, Bob Cooper, Shorty Rogers, and Laurindo Almeida! The work features Kenton in some of his most ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy green label pressing in a green cover. Cover has some splitting and marker.)

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✨✧ Stan KentonKenton In Concert – Live At Royal Albert Hall London, England March 11th 1956 ... LP
Artistry, 1956. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $6.99
With Mel Lewis on drums, Bill Perkins on tenor, Carl Fontana on trombone, Lennie Niehaus on alto, and Sam Noto on trumpet. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has an index label and clear tape on the spine and some yellowish stains on back.)

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Stan KentonKenton In Hi-Fi ... CD
Capitol, 1956. Used ... $2.99
Easily the most successful album that Stan Kenton ever recorded – a brilliant reworking of older Kenton band standards, done with the dynamics of the 50s hi fi scene! The album's a much-needed one to any fan of Stan's genius – as the tunes are presented here in recordings that really ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Stan KentonNew Concepts Of Artistry In Rhythm ... CD
Capitol, 1952. Used ... $1.99
Beautiful modernist work from Kenton – one of the first albums to cull his genius together as a whole, filled with the kind of tracks that perfectly sum up his unique approach at the time! If you've ever wondered what makes Kenton so great, this is the album to begin with – as it's ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Stan KentonNew Concepts Of Artistry In Rhythm ... LP
Capitol, 1952. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
Beautiful modernist work from Kenton – one of the first albums to cull his genius together as a whole, filled with the kind of tracks that perfectly sum up his unique approach at the time! If you've ever wondered what makes Kenton so great, this is the album to begin with – as it's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(French pressing from the 80s. Cover has some tape on the spine.)
Also available New Concepts Of Artistry In Rhythm ... CD 1.99

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Stan KentonPortraits On Standards ... CD
Capitol, 1953/1954. Used ... $1.99
Featuring Zoot Sims, Lee Konitz, Conte Candoli & Art Pepper. CD

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Stan KentonRetrospective (4CD box) ... CD
Capitol, 1940s/1950s/1960s. Used 4 CDs ... $14.99
An excellent 4CD retrospective of Stan Kenton's groundbreaking years at Capitol Records – featuring a wonderfully-selected batch of tunes that spans the full scope of Stan's genius! The music ranges from the modern to the swinging – and captures all sides of Kenton's career in a way ... read more CD
(CONDITION NOTE: slipcase is included but has heavy wear and is missing 1" strip along top edge, booklet also has some wear.)

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Stan KentonSketches On Standards ... CD
Capitol, Early 50s. Used ... $2.99
Wonderful work from Kenton – warm and seductive, yet also modern and adventurous, tunes that are familiar, yet inexplicably transformed by the Kentonite approach! The record's got a similar feel to some of the best work coming out of the Kenton school at the time – and players on the ... read more CD

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Stan KentonStan Kenton Classics ... LP
Capitol, Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $1.99
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(Teal label mono pressing.)

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✨✧ Stan KentonStan Kenton Today/Stan Kenton Recorded Live In London ... LP
Decca/London, 1972. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $1.99
Hip 70s work from Stan Kenton – a set recorded live in the UK in 1972, in the best modern style he was using at the time! As with some of Kenton's other excellent 70s sessions, the players on the records are lesser-known than on his classic sets – but all are extremely well-suited to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has an index label and clear tape on the spine.)

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Stan Kenton & his OrchestraLive At Butler University ... CD
Creative World, 1991. Used ... $2.99
... CD

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Stan Kenton & his OrchestraLive In Biloxi ... CD
Submarine/Magic, Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Stan Kenton's Innovations OrchestraLive From Sweets Ballroom 1950 ... CD
Flyright (UK), 1950. Used 2CD ... $11.99
Features Bud Shank, Laurindo Almeida, Maynard Ferguson, Art Pepper, and Shelly Manne – plus vocals by June Christy! CD
(Out of print.)

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Robin KenyattaGirl From Martinique ... LP
ECM, 1970. Near Mint- ... $14.99
An unusual session for Robin Kenyatta – featuring the leader on alto and flute, plus Wolfgang Dauner on clavinet and piano, Arild Andersen on bass, and Fred Braceful on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Robin KenyattaGypsy Man ... CD
Atlantic/Wounded Bird, 1973. New Copy ... $3.99 11.98
Sweet electric funk from Robin Kenyatta – but a set with some slightly complicated moments too! The album's a bit like some of Yusef Lateef's more electric moments on Atlantic, although probably not as cerebral overall – and Robin plays a range of reeds, including alto, flute, and ... read more CD

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Robin KenyattaStompin' At The Savoy ... CD
Atlantic/Wounded Bird, 1974. New Copy ... $3.99 11.98
A great blend of older jazz styles and the sweet 70s funk of Robin Kenyatta – served up with a hip sort of sparkle overall! There's a few familiar jazz modes in here that definitely live up to the spirit of the title – but most of the record is more open, laidback, and somewhat ... read more CD

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Robin KenyattaTerra Nova ... CD
Altantic/Wounded Bird, 1973. New Copy ... $3.99 11.98
A cool bit of funk from reedman Robin Kenyatta – slightly electric, and often with a bit of an angular groove – almost a South African influence at times, although warmed up with a good dose of American soul as well! Most numbers here have some sort of keyboards – either from Pat ... read more CD

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Robin KenyattaUntil ... CD
Vortex/Wounded Bird, 1968. New Copy ... $3.99 11.98
One of the earliest albums as a leader from reedman Robin Kenyatta – and a set that's also one of his most compelling too! There's a definitely freer sound here than on some of Robin's smoother sets from the 70s – a vibe that's somewhere near the space of Impulse Records in the post-Col ... read more CD
Also available Until ... LP 19.99

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Robin KenyattaUntil ... LP
Vortex, 1968. Near Mint- ... $19.99
One of the earliest albums as a leader from reedman Robin Kenyatta – and a set that's also one of his most compelling too! There's a definitely freer sound here than on some of Robin's smoother sets from the 70s – a vibe that's somewhere near the space of Impulse Records in the post-Col ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Until ... CD 3.99

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Jack KerouacJack Kerouac Collection (3CD set) ... CD
Rhino, 1959. Used 3 CDs ... $32.99
Includes "Poetry For The Beat Generation", "Blues & Haikus", and "Readings By Jack Kerouac On The Beat Generation" and a beautiful 40 page book! A classic meeting of jazz and beat poetry – packaged beautifully too! (Spoken Word, Jazz) CD
(Out of print with a slight cutout mark through the spine.)

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Barney KesselBarney Kessel Plays Standards – Barney Kessel Vol 2 ... CD
Contemporary/OJC, 1954/1955. Used ... $7.99
A wonderfully laidback album from Barney Kessel – gentle guitar stepping around familiar standards, but all with a hip sort of west coast 50s flavor! The main group on the album features Bob Cooper on oboe and tenor, Claude Williamson on piano, Monty Budwig on bass, and Shelly Manne on drums ... read more CD
Also available Barney Kessel Plays Standards – Barney Kessel Vol 2 ... LP 24.99

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Barney KesselBarney Kessel Plays Standards – Barney Kessel Vol 2 ... LP
Contemporary, 1954/1955. Near Mint- ... $24.99
A wonderfully laidback album from Barney Kessel – gentle guitar stepping around familiar standards, but all with a hip sort of west coast 50s flavor! The main group on the album features Bob Cooper on oboe and tenor, Claude Williamson on piano, Monty Budwig on bass, and Shelly Manne on drums ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono yellow label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and aging, with some splitting in the top seam.)
Also available Barney Kessel Plays Standards – Barney Kessel Vol 2 ... CD 7.99

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Barney KesselBlue Soul (plus Swinging Easy) (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Black Lion/Muzak (Japan), 1968. New Copy 2CDs ... $24.99
A pair of late 60s gems from guitarist Barney Kessel – both of which came from the same string of sessions! First up is Blue Soul – a very groovy set from guitarist Barney Kessel – very different than some of his cleaner, smoother-toned work of the 50s! The album was partly ... read more CD
(Great paper sleeve package, too!)

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Barney KesselJust Friends ... LP
Sonet, 1973. Very Good+ ... $6.99
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Barney KesselSwinging Easy ... LP
Black Lion, 1968. Near Mint- ... $16.99
Really nice work from guitarist Barney Kessel – one of his overlooked late 60s sessions from a time when the musician was really opening up his sound! Barney's working with a British trio here – John Marshall on drums and Kenny Napper on bass – and there's a nice sense of tone ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Barney Kessel & Stephane GrappelliLimehouse Blues ... LP
Black Lion, 1969. Near Mint- ... $4.99
An album that has European jazz great Stephane Grapelli revising the format of his legendary Hot Club Of France with guitarist Django Reinhardt – but in a very different mode, given that this group features electric guitar from Barney Kessel! Kessel is great, and his warm, round tones do ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a bumped corner.)

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Key MenVocal Sounds Of The Key Men ... LP
Coral, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $3.99
Backings by Larry Sonn! (Vocalists, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album

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Calvin KeysCriss Cross ... LP
Ovation, 1976. Very Good+ ... $39.99
Post-Black Jazz recording by Calvin Keys, but still for the same parent label (Ovation), and still with the same sort of feel. Kirk Lightsey's on piano, Henry Franklin's on bass, and Leon Chancelor's on drums, and Keys' guitar sounds great next to sax solos by Charles Owens. Deep grooves include ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some aging, a cutout hole and an index sticker in the top left.)

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Keys & Screws (Thomas Borgmann/Jan Roder/Willi Kellers)Some More Jazz ... LP
No Business (Lithuania), 2020. New Copy ... $22.99
The first record we've seen under the name of Keys & Screws, but a set that features work from reedman Thomas Borgmann – a player who always catches our ears, and who turns out some wonderful music here on tenor, soprano sax, and a toy melodica! Borgmann has this way of delivering a line ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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George KhanAh ... CD
Emanem (UK), 1968/1975/1980/2005. New Copy 2CD ... $22.99 29.99
A mysterious collection of free improvisations from the UK scene – all featuring saxophonist George Khan, and all presented here with "circa" or "possibly" next to the dates – which further underscores the obscurity of the recordings! Don't let that lack of detail ... read more CD

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Amirtha Kidambi Elder OnesFrom Untruth ... CD
Northern Spy, 2019. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
Mindblowing music from Amirtha Kidami – an artist who's part of the forefront of contemporary spiritual jazz, but who has a sound that's unlike anyone else we've ever heard before! Kidami sings and plays both harmonium and synthesizer – using both instruments in these strange, offbeat ... read more CD
Also available From Untruth ... LP 18.99

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Amirtha Kidambi Elder OnesFrom Untruth ... LP
Northern Spy, 2019. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
Mindblowing music from Amirtha Kidami – an artist who's part of the forefront of contemporary spiritual jazz, but who has a sound that's unlike anyone else we've ever heard before! Kidami sings and plays both harmonium and synthesizer – using both instruments in these strange, offbeat ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available From Untruth ... CD 12.99

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Amirtha Kidambi Elder OnesHoly Science ... LP
Northern Spy/Jazzman (UK), 2016/2020. New Copy ... $24.99
A stunning debut from a really unique New York quartet – a group who explore spiritual jazz territory, but in a mode that's different from anyone else we can think of! The group's led by Amirtha Kidambi – who both sings, and plays harmonium – and creates these loose structures ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(First-ever vinyl release – and in a very cool flipback cover!)

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✨✧ Franklin KiermyerIn The House Of My Father ... CD
Konnex/Mobility (Germany), 1993. Used ... $9.99
Features Dave Douglas, Drew Gress, Anthony Cox, and John Stubblefield. CD
(Out of print.)

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Frank KimbroughRumors ... CD
Palmetto, 2010. Used ... $8.99
A trio session with Kimbrough on piano, Masa Kamaguchi on bass, and Jeff Hirshfield on drums. CD
(Out of print. Tray card is missing one spine, barcode has a cutout hole and a small piece of clear tape.)

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Kimming/Studer/Zimmerlin with George LewisKimming/Studer/Zimmerlin & George Lewis ... CD
Hat Hut (Switzerland), 2019. New Copy ... $9.99 19.99
The legendary George Lewis plays both trombone and electronics here – both of which are a fantastic addition to the core trio efforts of Harald Kimming on violin, Daniel Studer on bass, and Alfred Zimmerlin on cello! These guys are unlike any string trio you might know from the world of ... read more CD

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Leonard KingLater Then Is Latter Now (3CD set) ... CD
Uuquipleu, Late 70s/1980s/1990s. New Copy 3CD ... $21.99
A fantastic overview of the many strong jazz contributions that drummer Leonard King has brought to the Detroit scene from the 70s onward – as a musician who both continues the earlier spirit of righteous groups and soulful combos in that city! The package features unissued material from a ... read more CD

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Teddi KingNow In Vogue (plus Miss Teddi King & Round Midnight) (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Storyville/Muzak (Japan), 1955. New Copy 2CD ... $24.99
Three rare Storyville albums from singer Teddi King – all packaged up here in a cool Japanese paper sleeve set! First up is Now In Vogue – one of a number of great small group sessions done by singer Teddi King for the Storyville label – nicely relaxed, with backing from a septet ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD

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King PleasureSource (Original Moody's Mood/Golden Days) ... LP
Prestige, Early 50s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $5.99
An important set that documents a nice patch of King's early vocalese jazz sides – pivotal vocal jazz recordings that were not only enormously popular with listeners around the country, but which also did a heck of a lot in the way of advancing the way that male singers handled lead vocals on ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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King Pleasure/Annie RossKing Pleasure Sings/Annie Ross Sings ... LP
Prestige, Early 50s. Very Good ... $6.99
A record that revolutionized the concept of jazz vocals in the 50s – thanks to famous performances by Annie Ross and King Pleasure! The tracks on the LP include Ross' early interpretations of Wardell Gray's classics "Twisted" and "Farmer's Market", and the King Pleasure ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow and black label NJ pressing, with deep groove and RVG stamp. Vinyl has some light oxidation, but is nice overall.)

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Tony KinseyKinsey Comes On ... LP
London, Late 60s. Very Good ... $24.99
A rare US issue of material from Brit drummer Tony Kinsey – heading up a cool quintet with Don Rendell on tenor, Ronnie Ross on baritone, and Bill LeSage on piano and vibes! LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label "Made In UK" pressing with deep groove. Cover has a center split in the bottom seam held with pieces of clear tape.)

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✨✧ Quin KirchnerShadows & The Light ... CD
Astral Spirits, 2020. New Copy 2CD ... Just Sold Out!
A double-length set that showcases the ever-growing, ever-evolving talents of drummer Quin Kirchner – working here in a variety of settings with help from some other great talents on the Chicago scene! Most of these tunes have a core sense of structure – and even when Quin is ... read more CD

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✨✧ Andy KirkClouds Of Joy ... LP
Ace Of Hearts (UK), Early 30s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Features John Harrington on alto, Marion Jackson on piano, Ed "Crackshot" McNeil on drums, Claude Williams on violin, William Dirvin on banjo & Gene Prince on trumpet. LP, Vinyl record album

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Andy Kirk & His Clouds Of JoyInstrumentally Speaking – 1936 to 1942 ... LP
Decca, Late 30s/Early 40s. Very Good ... $0.99
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(Cover has some wear and aging.)

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Rahsaan Roland KirkBoogie-Woogie String Along For Real ... CD
Warner (Japan), 1977. Used ... $14.99
Roland Kirk's last album – and a return to traditional forms, as might be hinted at by the title! In a way, some of Kirk's later work is similar to that of Mingus – in that both had been pioneering modernists in their earlier years, then turned heavily towards the traditional forms ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing, includes obi.)

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✨✧ Rahsaan Roland KirkPrepare Thyself To Deal With A Miracle ... LP
Atlantic, 1973. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $24.99
One of Rahsaan Roland Kirk's last truly fantastic albums – a set that still has all the amazingly messed-up qualities of his best late 60s work – delivered with the honest heart and sense of soul that always make us love his music! The set was recorded for Atlantic in the early 70s, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Broadway label pressing.)

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Roland KirkHere Comes The Whistleman ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1965. Used ... $14.99
A stone classic from Roland Kirk – and a record that beautifully balances his modern ideas and playful energy – as you might guess from the title! While posing as the "whistleman", Roland's also pushing the boundaries of jazz a few steps forward too – not just in modern ... read more CD
(Recent Japanese SHM-CD pressing – includes obi!)

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Roland KirkIntroducing Roland Kirk ... LP
Argo, 1960. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Despite the fact that the title's "Introducing Roland Kirk", it's not actually Kirk's first album – but it is a heck of a smoker with a very unusual sound! The session features Roland with a Chicago group that includes Ira Sullivan on trumpet, Don Garrett on bass, and Ron Burton on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s Chess/MCA pressing in a barcode cover, with a cut corner.)

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Roland KirkRahsaan – Complete Mercury Recordings Of Roland Kirk (11CD set) ... CD
Mercury, 1960s/1990. Used 11 CDs ... $99.99
A beautiful box set, and one that's filled with amazing material by one of our favorite players of all time! Roland Kirk's work for Mercury has always been darn tough to come by on wax, and even though a number of titles have been reissued individually over the years, this box set is still the ... read more CD
(Please note this copy includes the booklet, which has light wear, but is missing the original slipcover.)

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Roland KirkVolunteered Slavery ... LP
Atlantic, 1969. Very Good ... $19.99
Our favorite album ever from Roland Kirk – and a beautiful mix of two different sides of his genius! Side one's got Roland doing these crazy takes on late 60's pop cuts like "My Cherie Amour" and "Say a Little Prayer", plus his own "songs", done with soulful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red and green Broadway label pressing. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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Snorre Kirk with Stephen RileyTangerine Rhapsody ... CD
Stunt (Denmark), 2019. New Copy ... $9.99 19.99
Drummer Snorre Kirk has a great musical partner here – tenorist Stephen Riley, who blows with this warm, raspy tone that takes us back to classic Ben Webster in the postwar years! The pace of most tunes is nicely laidback, but never in a way that's too sloppy or loose – as Kirk's combo ... read more CD
Also available Tangerine Rhapsody ... LP 24.99

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✨✧ Snorre Kirk with Stephen RileyTangerine Rhapsody ... LP
Stunt (Denmark), 2019. New Copy ... $24.99 29.98
Drummer Snorre Kirk has a great musical partner here – tenorist Stephen Riley, who blows with this warm, raspy tone that takes us back to classic Ben Webster in the postwar years! The pace of most tunes is nicely laidback, but never in a way that's too sloppy or loose – as Kirk's combo ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Tangerine Rhapsody ... CD 9.99

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Ryan KisorLive At Smalls ... CD
Smalls Live, 2008. Used ... $8.99
Trumpeter Ryan Kisor's got a great partner in the frontline here – alto player Sherman Irby, whose angular tones really give the record an edge! As we love in Irby's own sessions, there's a mix here of soulful and modern that's really wonderful – kind of an open flow on the horns, but ... read more CD

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Naoki KitajimaLet Old Memories Be ... CD
Paddle Wheel/King (Japan), 1998. Used ... $14.99
Tracks include "Giant Steps", "Danny Boy", "Take Five", "Killing Me Softly With His Song", "Harlem Nocturne", Chopin's "Etude Opus 10, No 3", and the originals "Song Of The Waves" and title track "Let Old Memories Be". CD
(Out of print, includes obi which has a small Japanese promo sticker over barcode, disc has a promo stamp.)

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Osamu KitajimaDragon King ... CD
Everland (Netherlands), 1981. New Copy ... $14.99
A great record from Osamu Kitajima – one of his most soulful ever! The record features some additional production and arrangements by Richard Evans – who takes Osamu's Japanese fusion style, and gives it a sparkling modern soul groove that's perfect for US audiences. In fact, Osamu's ... read more CD

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Osamu KitajimaOsamu ... CD
Everland (Netherlands), 1977. New Copy ... $9.99
A great mix of modes from Osamu Kitajima – a set that's still got some of the exotic elements of his other material, but which also brings in a stronger fusion component too – mixing Kitajima's work on guitar and koto with plenty of Fender Rhodes and other great electric touches! The ... read more CD

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Eiji Kitamura & All Stars30 Years In 30 Minutes ... LP
Toshiba (Japan), 1977. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Dixieland tunes played by leader Kitamura on clarinet, with Kouichi Kawabe on trombone, Akio Mitsui on trumpet, Akira Kumasaka and Yoshitaka Akimitsu on piano, Ichiro Masuda on vibes, Ikuo Ikezawa on bass, and Hiroshi Sunaga on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert.)

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Janet Klein & Her Parlor BoysPut A Flavor To Love ... CD
Coeur De Jeannette, 2002. Used ... $8.99
(Vocalists, Jazz) CD

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KlezmorimMetropolis ... LP
Flying Fish, 1981. Near Mint- ... $3.99
(Global Grooves, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Eric KlossIn The Land Of The Giants ... LP
Prestige, 1969. Very Good ... $24.99
Eric Kloss' sessions for Prestige somehow always get overlooked – but do yourself a favor and don't pass this one by! The record's a crackling bit of modernist free play, with a very soulful edge – and the group includes Booker Ervin, Jaki Byard, Richard Davis, and Alan Dawson all ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue circle logo label stereo pressing with DBH etch. Cover has light wear.)

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Earl KlughMagic In Your Eyes ... LP
United Artists, 1978. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $2.99
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(UK pressing. Cover has a promo sticker.)

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Earl KlughSolo Guitar ... LP
Warner, 1989. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Beautiful work from the great Earl Klugh, and a set that's exactly what's promised in the title – a solo guitar outing that shows an entirely new side of Earl's many talents! Klugh's acoustic playing on other albums was always great – but here, it really comes to the forefront, with a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Earl Klugh & Bob JamesTwo Of A Kind ... CD
Capitol/Manhattan, 1982. Used ... $19.99
A classic pairing of the guitar of Earl Klugh and the keyboards of Bob James – and a set that really makes some great steps forward out of a blend of the acoustic and electric sounds from each player! Earl's strings sound especially nice over James' Fender Rhodes – but even cuts with ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Two Of A Kind ... LP 4.99
 
 



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