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Mulgrew MillerCountdown ... LP
Landmark, 1989. New Copy ... $4.99
The great Joe Henderson joins pianist Mulgrew Miller for this wonderful album – lending his sharp-edged tenor tone to really make the session stand out from Miller's more common trio dates! Henderson and Miller both have a great ear for the darker side of the spectrum – hitting notes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing – in limited supply!)

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Lucky MillinderLet It Roll Again ... LP
Jukebox Lil (Sweden), 1940s/Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $2.99
Great work from Lucky Millinder – one of the few swing-era artists who made a strong transition to R&B, heard here on a huge batch of classic singles for the King label! At some level, there's a jazz-based sound here that stretches back to the Kansas City groove of the 30s – but at ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Pino MinafraColori ... LP
Splasch (Italy), 1985. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Features Pino Minafra on trumpet, flugelhorn, digeridu, and other instruments – with Sandro Satta on alto, Antonello Salis on piano and accordion, Paolo Dalla Porta on bass, and Vincenzo Mazzone on drums and percussion! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear on the edges, but is great overall.)

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✨✧ Charles MingusArt Of Charles Mingus ... LP
Atlantic, Late 50s/Early 60s/1973. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
Nice 2LP set that brings together a whopping amount of Mingus' best work for Atlantic – all stuff that's darn tough to find on wax in any other format! Titles include "Profile Of Jackie", "Cryin Blues", "Haitian Fight Song", "Tonight At Noon", "Wha ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some aging inside the gatefold.)

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Charles MingusChanges Two ... LP
Atlantic, 1975. Very Good ... $9.99
A great little 70s session from Mingus – the second part of the Changes set, some of his best work from the time, and recorded with a small group that includes George Adams, Don Pullen, and Jack Walrath. Tracks are long, with that late love of Ellington that Mingus was developing – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Charles MingusCharles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus ... LP
Candid, 1960. Very Good- ... $49.99
The title's an apt one, because after frustrations experienced working for Columbia and other labels, Mingus is finally allowed the freedom here to present his own ideas in all their unfettered glory – working with a bracingly tight quartet that features Eric Dolphy on alto and bass clarinet ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has split seams and spine, with masking tape holding the spine and bottom seam, and some clear tape on all seams.)

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Charles MingusCharles Mingus Presents The Charles Mingus Quartet – Featuring Eric Dolphy ... LP
Candid/Barnaby, 1960. Very Good+ ... $9.99
The title's an apt one, because after frustrations experienced working for Columbia and other labels, Mingus is finally allowed the freedom here to present his own ideas in all their unfettered glory – working with a bracingly tight quartet that features Eric Dolphy on alto and bass clarinet ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing.)

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✨✧ Charles MingusCharles Mingus Sextet In Berlin ... LP
Beppo (Germany), 1970. Near Mint- ... $28.99
Obscure small group material from a 1970 European tour – with Charles McPherson on alto, Bobby Jones on tenor, Eddie Preston on trumpet, Jaki Byard on piano, and Dannie Richmond on drums! Four long titles – "The Man Who Never Sleeps", "OP", "History", and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has one slightly bumped corner, but is nice overall.)

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✨✧ Charles MingusCM Trio (aka Mingus Three) ... LP
Roulette (Spain), 1957. Very Good ... $9.99
A classic trio session from Charles Mingus – one of the few he ever recorded! The set's got Mingus on bass, working with regular drummer Danny Richmond and pianist Hampton Hawes – an unusual choice for the record, but a player whose sense of freedom and intensity at this point really ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has some wear and aging.)

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Charles MingusConcertgebouw Amsterdam – April 10, 1964 (Vols 1 & 2) ... LP
Ulysse (France), 1964. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $34.99
Classic live material, recorded during Mingus' fantastic tour of Europe in 1964. Strong lineup, including Eric Dolphy, Johnny Coles, Clifford Jordan, and Jaki Byard. Long tracks with lots of hard soloing. Includes "OW", "So Long Eric", "ATFWUSA", and "Meditation ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s French pressing. Cover has price sticker remnants on back.)

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✨✧ Charles MingusConcertgebouw Amsterdam – April 10, 1964 Vol 2 ... LP
Ulysse (France), 1964. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Classic live material, recorded during Mingus' fantastic tour of Europe in 1964. Strong lineup, including Eric Dolphy, Johnny Coles, Clifford Jordan, and Jaki Byard. Long tracks with lots of hard soloing. Includes ""ATFWUSA", "Fables Of Faubus", and "Sophisticated ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Charles MingusCumbia & Jazz Fusion ... LP
Atlantic, 1978. Near Mint- ... $24.99
One of the most enigmatic albums that Charles Mingus ever recorded – especially in his later years! The set features two very long tracks done by Mingus for use in a film about cocaine traffic between New York and Columbia – but considering the nature of the music, and the freely ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Charles MingusGreat Concert Of Charles Mingus (3LP set) ... LP
Prestige, 1964. Very Good+ 3LP Trifold ... $19.99
Excellent stuff – and a classic concert performance recorded in Paris in 1964! The group features Eric Dolphy on flute, alto sax and bass clarinet, Clifford Jordan on tenor, Jaki Byard is on piano ,and Dannie Richmand is on the kit. The set features some very long takes on Mingus standards ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Charles MingusLet My Children Hear Music ... LP
Columbia, 1973. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
One of the last great records by Charles Mingus – a set of extremely compelling original compositions, played by a fresh group of younger players, plus a few older masters! The record's got a fire and sense of emotion that's missing from a number of other 70s Mingus sessions – and it's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing.)
Also available Let My Children Hear Music (2LP 180 gram 45 RPM) ... LP 34.99

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Charles MingusLet My Children Hear Music (2LP 180 gram 45 RPM) ... LP
Columbia/ORG, 1973. Sealed 2LP Gatefold ... $34.99
One of the last great records by Charles Mingus – a set of extremely compelling original compositions, played by a fresh group of younger players, plus a few older masters! The record's got a fire and sense of emotion that's missing from a number of other 70s Mingus sessions – and it's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Charles MingusMe Myself An Eye ... LP
Atlantic, 1979. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Complicated later work from Charles Mingus – a great illustration of the way his power to command a large ensemble never wavered as the years went on! The album features two different large groups of players – filled with modernists young and old – including Ricky Ford, George ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Charles MingusMingus At Carnegie Hall ... LP
Atlantic, 1974. Near Mint- ... $16.99
Charles Mingus at Carnegie Hall – but playing here with relaxed and intimate feel that's not what you might expect from the staid setting! The album features 2 long tracks – both done in more of a jam session mode than any other Charles Mingus recordings we can think of. Both numbers ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Charles MingusMingus Dynasty ... LP
Columbia, 1960. Very Good ... $59.99
A late 50s classic by the great Charles Mingus – his follow-up to the seminal Mingus Ah-Um, and a set that's got a very similar flavor! As with some of Mingus' best material for Columbia, the album has him working with a slightly larger ensemble, but still holding onto the intensity of his ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear.)

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Charles MingusMingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus ... LP
Impulse, 1963. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $49.99
The title's exploding with Mingus, and the album is too – a completely classic effort for Impulse Records that's easily one of Charles' best of the 60s! Things are reigned in somewhat from the Mingus years at Atlantic or Candid, but the sound is still great – almost more focused than ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram pressing on Speakers Corner.)

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✨✧ Charles MingusMingus Plays Piano – Spontaneous Compositions & Improvisations ... LP
Impulse, 1963. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A surprisingly enchanting album of piano work from Charles Mingus – one of a few he cut on the instrument, and quite different than his regular work on bass! Unlike the bold, angry role that Mingus would take on as a leader, the approach here is very personal and introspective – long ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo orange & black label A-60 pressing with Van Gelder stamp, including the Impulse inner sleeve. In beautiful shape!)

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Charles MingusMusic Written For Monterey, 1965 – Not Heard ... LP
Charles Mingus/East Coasting, 1965. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $69.99
A rare rare landmark from Mingus – music written for the 1965 Monterey festival, but (as the title indicates) not played at the festival! The recording was done later, at UCLA, with a group that includes Charles McPherson, Julius Watkins, Jimmy Owens, Hobart Dotson, and Howard Johnson – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing on East Coasting – numbered edition #2011, with bonus 45 and insert!)

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Charles MingusPortrait (Town Hall Concert/My Favorite Quintet) ... LP
Prestige, 1964/1965. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
Live material from Mingus' classic mid 60s period – one album recorded at Town Hall in New York in 1964, the other recorded at the Tyrone Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis in 1965. Town Hall set features Johnny Coles on trumpet, Clifford Jordan on tenor, and Eric Dolphy on flute, bass clarinet, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear, but is nice overall.)

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Charles MingusSomething Like A Bird ... LP
Atlantic, 1978. Near Mint- ... $13.99
One of the last albums Charles Mingus ever gave us – before departing this planet way way too soon! The set shows the increasing sophistication of Mingus' music in these later years – a mode that almost echoes the path that Duke Ellington would take in his final decade – a move ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Charles MingusStrings & Keys (10 inch LP) ... LP
Debut, 1951. Very Good ... $189.99
Some of Charles Mingus' earliest and most unusual recordings – a duet that features him on bass ("strings"), and Spaulding Givens on piano ("keys") – on titles that include "Blue Tide", "Yesterdays", "What Is This Thing Called Love", and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing! Vinyl is very clean – quite nice!)

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Charles MingusThree Or Four Shades Of Blues ... LP
Atlantic, 1977. Near Mint- ... $9.99
The three or four shades of the blues here are all pretty darn deep – as Charles Mingus is returning to the soulful gospel-influenced mode he swung big in the early 60s! The record's something of a later predecessor of the classics Blues & Roots for Atlantic and Mingus (x5) for Impulse ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Charles MingusTown Hall Concert (Jazz Workshop) ... LP
Jazz Workshop, 1964. Sealed ... $14.99
A great later example of the genius of Mingus with Eric Dolphy – a performance done shortly before Dolphy left on his tragic last visit to Europe in 1964, and which features both him and Mingus at their freest together! Don't mistake the album for the similarly-titled Town Hall album on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Charles MingusWonderland (aka Jazz Portraits) (Solid State) ... LP
United Artists/Solid State, 1959. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $9.99
One of the great lost sessions in the Mingus canon! Mingus leads a sharp small group here, a quintet featuring Booker Ervin, John Handy, Richard Wyands, and Dannie Richmond, of course. The session was recorded live at the Nonagon Gallery in New York, and has that sort of arch-modernist groove ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Blue MitchellBlue's Moods ... LP
Riverside, 1960. Near Mint- ... $29.99
An early session as a leader from trumpeter Blue Mitchell – recorded during his glory years with Horace Silver! Unlike his other records, which usually have him in the company of another horn player, this set's got him carrying the full horn solo load by himself – working in a quartet, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Blue MitchellVital Blue ... LP
Mainstream, Early 70s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $19.99
One of the more obscure Blue Mitchell albums of the 70s – and one of the most far-reaching too! The set's still got an electric current, like his other work on the Mainstream label at the time – but there's also less funk at the core, and more of a spiritual jazz vibe – a quality ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Mitchell Ruff DuoAppearing Nightly ... LP
Roulette, Late 50s. Very Good ... $4.99
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(Later pressing on Forum.)

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Red MitchellRed Mitchell ... LP
Bethlehem, 1956. Very Good+ ... $59.99
One of the first-ever sessions as a leader from west coast bassist Red Mitchell – a great start to a career that definitely showed that Red was always a cut above the usual rhythm player! The album features some very nice arrangements that open things up in a west coast mode that's never too ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Red MitchellRejoice! ... LP
Pacific Jazz, 1961. Near Mint- ... $34.99
Brilliant work from one of the most important forces on the LA scene of the 50s – and one of the few early albums Red Mitchell cut under his own name! The album's a live set that has Red playing jazz cello – mostly plucking the instrument like a bass, with the great Jimmy Bond handling ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice Japanese pressing!)

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Red MitchellScairport Blues ... LP
Yupiteru (Japan), 1978. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Hip 70s work from bassist Red Mitchell – a Japanese date with Donald Bailey on drums and harmonica, Shungo Sawada on guitar, Toshiyuki Honda on alto, and Sadayusu Fuji on piano! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a name in pen on the front, and more pen on the back.)

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Roscoe MitchellLittlefield Concert Hall Mills College – March 19/20, 2018 ... LP
Wide Hive, 2019. New Copy ... $12.99
Beautiful large form work from Roscoe Mitchell – the famous saxophonist working here as a composer/conductor, but on music that's based on earlier improvisations created by his trio! The large ensemble has a really compelling blend of instruments – flutes, oboes, French horn, trumpet, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Littlefield Concert Hall Mills College – March 19/20, 2018 ... CD 7.99

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Rubin MitchellGolden Hands Of Rubin Mitchell ... LP
Starmaker, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A really hip early set from pianist Rubin Mitchell – tracks all arranged by Rubin, with Chris Rouse on bass and Joe Belardino on drums! Titles include "Watermelon Man", "On Green Dolphin Street", "Limbo Rock", "My Cookie & Me", and "Chances ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Back cover has a light stain in one corner, but front is nice.)

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Gabriele Mitelli & Rob MazurekStar Splitter ... LP
Clean Feed (Portugal), 2019. New Copy ... $24.99
Some of the darkest sounds in years from the great Rob Mazurek – a musician who's matched perfectly on every front by Gabriele Mitelli – who does everything that Rob does on the record, and also throws in a bit of soprano sax as well! The music is all improvised, and in that very deep ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Star Splitter ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ Naosuke MiyamotoStep! ... LP
Three Blind Mice/Le Tres Jazz Club (France), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99
A group led by bassist Naosuke Miyamoto, but one that features some especially great horn work in the lead! The ensemble's a sextet, and features a three-point frontline with trumpet from Kunji Shigi, alto from Takashi Furuya, and tenor and soprano from Takeshi Goto – really stretching out ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hakon Mjaset Johansen QuartetLive At Kongsberg Jazz Festival (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Moserobie (Sweden), 2014. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $24.99
A majestic meeting of musicians we never would have imagined in a million years – one that has the piano of Chick Corea coming into play with Moserobie musicians Jonas Kullhamar on tenor and Ingebrigt Haker Flaten – all working under the leadership of drummer Hakon Mjaset Johansen! If ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hank MobleySlice Of The Top ... LP
Blue Note, 1966/1979. Sealed ... $34.99
A lost session by Hank Mobley – originally recorded in 1966, but not officially issued until 1979, and then only briefly until another short issue in the mid 90s! The record has Mobley really reaching out into a new bag – hitting a more soulfully arranged sound than on some of his ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original late 70s issue. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetFirst Recordings ... LP
Prestige, 1950s. Very Good ... $3.99
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Modern Jazz QuartetFirst Recordings 1952 ... LP
Prestige/Musidisc (France), 1950s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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(Mid 70s French pressing.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetDjango ... LP
Prestige, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $6.99
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 QuartetEuropean Concert Vol 1 ... LP
Atlantic, 1960. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Volume 1 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
(Green & blue label pressing.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetEuropean Concert Vol 2 ... LP
Atlantic, 1960. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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
(Red & purple label pressing.)

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✨✧ Modern Jazz QuartetFontessa ... LP
Atlantic, 1956. Very Good+ ... $2.99
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
(Red & green Rockefeller label pressing.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetFor Ellington ... LP
East West, 1988. Sealed ... $2.99
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 QuartetLegendary Profile ... LP
Atlantic, 1972. Very Good+ ... $7.99
A cool 70s album from the Modern Jazz Quartet – and one that has John Lewis playing a bit of electric piano, in addition to his usual acoustic keys! At some level, it almost feels like the group's working off the lessons learned during their Apple Records years – and are also picking ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some gloss separation at the edges.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetLive At The Lighthouse ... LP
Atlantic, 1967. Near Mint- ... $2.99
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
(Red & green label pressing. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetModern Jazz Quartet & Orchestra ... LP
Atlantic, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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
(Red and green Rockefeller label pressing. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetModern Jazz Quartet (Concorde/Django/MJQ) ... LP
Prestige, Early 50s. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $3.99
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 QuartetModern Jazz Quartet At Birdland ... LP
Joker (Italy), Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $5.99
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Modern Jazz QuartetMore From The Last Concert ... LP
Atlantic, 1974. Very Good+ ... $1.99
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 a cut corner and a sticker spot.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetSait On Jamais (aka One Never Knows – Original Film Score For No Sun In Venice By John Lewis) ... LP
Atlantic, 1957. Near Mint- ... $7.99
The MJQ always manage to sound especially great when working on music for film – and this album's a great illustration of that fact! The work here is written by John Lewis, for a movie that never lasted the test of time as much as the record – and it's some of John's most evocative ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s Canadian That's Jazz pressing.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetSheriff ... LP
Atlantic, 1963. Sealed ... $9.99
A moody early 60s set by the MJQ for Atlantic. Overall the group rolls and swings in a bit rougher mode than they do on their brighter efforts, but they still hit the sweet spot and swing when the mood fits! The record works best when Milt Jackson's vibes are let loose, as on the playful reading ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed 70s pressing!)

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Modern Jazz QuartetThird Stream Music ... LP
Atlantic, 1957. Near Mint- ... $8.99
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 Broadway label pressing.)
Also available Third Stream Music ... CD 9.99

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Modern Jazz QuartetTopsy – This One's For Basie ... LP
Pablo, 1985. Very Good+ ... $2.99
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(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Modern Jazz Quartet & Laurindo AlmeidaCollaboration ... LP
Atlantic, 1964. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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
(Blue & green label pressing.)

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Modern Jazz Quartet With Jimmy GiuffreModern Jazz Quartet At Music Inn – Guest Artist Jimmy Giuffre ... LP
Atlantic, 1956. Very Good+ ... $7.99
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 with deep groove, with rice paper inner sleeve. Cover has worn corners at the opening.)

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Modern Jazz Quartet With Jimmy GiuffreModern Jazz Quartet At Music Inn – Guest Artist Jimmy Giuffre (Jazzlore) ... LP
Atlantic, 1956. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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
(80s Jazzlore pressing. Cover has some wear at the opening.)

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✨✧ Modern Jazz Quartet/Milt Jackson QuintetMJQ ... LP
Prestige, 1952/1954. Sealed ... $16.99
Nice stuff from the early days of the MJQ – recorded back when Kenny Clarke was still playing drums with the group, and giving them a bit more of a bottom! One side of the record features material recorded from one of the quartet's first sessions – in late 1952, with the tracks "La ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)
Also available MJQ (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 11.99

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Modern Jazz Society/John LewisModern Jazz Society Presents A Concert Of Contemporary Music (Verve pressing) ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $11.99
A mixture of Verve regulars and early third streamers join together in this one-off session designed as a focus on the writing talents of John Lewis. Most of the material takes off from Lewis' work with the MJQ, and the band includes two of his bandmates from that group, Connie Kay & Percy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Flat edge Verve Records Inc pressing with trumpeter logo and deep groove. Cover has some wear and aging, aged tape on the top seam and corners, and some correction fluid on front at the top.)

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Modern Sound Quartet (Oscar Rocchi)Horoscope (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Edizioni Minstrel/Spettro (Italy), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
A fantastic trip into the twelve signs of the Zodiac, courtesy of the Modern Sound Quartet – a very funky instrumental group that features lots of sweet keyboards from Oscar Rocchi! The music follows a similar format to other great zodiac funk records of the 70s – in that each of the ... (Sound Library, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 500!)

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Charles MoffettCharles Moffett Family Vol 1 ... LP
Charles Moffett, 1975. Very Good+ ... $59.99
Obscure album cut by avant drummer Charles Moffett, along with youthful members of his family that include the famous bassist Charnett Moffett, plus lesser-known members Mondre, Codaryl, and Charles Jr. The group is joined by a non-Moffett for the recording: Patrick McCarthy on bass – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole, sticker spot, split top seam held with clear tape, and some splitting in the bottom seam.)

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✨✧ Louis MoholoSpirits Rejoice ... LP
Ogun/OTOroku (UK), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
One of the strongest 70s statements from ex-Blue Notes drummer Louis Moholo – recorded in the company of fellow expatriots and UK avant jazzers that include Johnny Dyani, Evan Parker, Kenny Wheeler, Nick Evans, Radu Malfatti, and Harry Miller. The album shifts easily between strongly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Grachan Moncur IIIAco Dei De Madrugada (One Morning I Woke Up Very Early) ... LP
BYG/Actuel, 1969. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $11.99
Essential stuff – and one of a few albums recorded for BYG/Actual by trombonist Grachan Moncur III – some of his best work after his initial classics for Blue Note! The album features Moncur fronting a European rhythm section – performing one side of interpretations of Brazilian ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Grachan Moncur IIINew Africa ... LP
BYG/Actuel (France), 1969. Very Good Gatefold ... $38.99
Excellent work from trombonist Grachan Moncur III – famous for his 60s work on Blue Note and with Archie Shepp, sounding as great here as he did on those recordings! The session features Moncur hitting an Archie Shepp-ish, spiritual vein in his playing – recorded in Paris with a group ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Side one has two marks that click for a bit, but rest is OK, and side two is great. Edge also has a slight pressing flaw, but does not affect play. Spine has a small split.)

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Thelonious Monk5 By Monk By 5 ... LP
Riverside, 1959. Good+ ... $14.99
Monk Monk Monk! A classic, with a lively quintet that includes Thad Jones, Sam Jones, Art Taylor, and the amazing Charlie Rouse, here just beginning a very fruitful association with Monk – and really adding a lot to the session with some incredible tenor work that's as angular and modern as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Standard size blue label Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing, RLP 12-305, with microphone logo and deep groove, in the cover with "Contemporary Series". Cover has heavy wear, with aged clear tape along the top and bottom seams.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkBig Band & Quartet In Concert ... LP
Columbia, 1963. Very Good ... $24.99
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
(2 eye mono pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkComplete Genius ... LP
Blue Note, Late 40s/Early 50s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99
The complete recordings of Thelonious Monk for Blue Note – recorded during the years 1947 to 1952, featuring Monk in groups that run from trios to sextets. The work's got an angular edgey bop quality to it – and players include Art Blakey, Sahib Shihab, Milt Jackson, Lou Donaldson, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a small peeled spot.)

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Thelonious MonkGreatest Hits ... LP
Riverside, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
All key late 50s recordings of these gems! Titles include "Brilliant Corners", "Jackie-ing", "Ruby My Dear", "Off Minor", and "Little Rootie Tootie". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Bill Grauer Productions pressing with microphone logo.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkIt's Monk Time ... LP
Columbia, 1967. Very Good+ ... $59.99
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
(Mono 2 eye pressing, matrix ending in 2D/1B. Cover has light wear.)
Also available It's Monk Time (180 gram pressing) ... LP 18.99

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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
Also available It's Monk Time ... LP 59.99

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkLondon Collection Vol 1 ... LP
ORG/Black Lion, 1971. Sealed ... Just Sold Out!
Very late work from the legendary Thelonious Monk – but surprisingly great as well! The session was recorded in London – as you might guess from the title – and although Monk's not working with his regular quartet with Charlie Rouse, he does interact wonderfully with a trio that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram ORG pressing.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkMisterioso (Recorded On Tour) (Columbia) ... LP
Columbia, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
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's Music ... LP
Riverside, 1957. Very Good ... $84.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Standard size blue label Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing, RLP 12-242, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has some ring & edge wear and a center split in the top seam. Label has a small peeled spot.)

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Thelonious MonkMonk. ... LP
Columbia, 1964. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Beautiful Columbia work from Thelonious Monk – a record that has as much warmth and charm as it does visionary modernist moments! A number of the tunes are standards, not Monk compositions – and they're done here with a sense of depth and joy of exploration that's really wonderful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk In Person (At Town Hall/Plus Two At The Blackhawk) ... LP
Riverside, 1959. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99
A pair of classic live albums! First up is Thelonious Monk Orchestra At Town Hall – a unique large 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 ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk Orchestra At Town Hall ... LP
Riverside, 1959. Very Good+ ... $24.99
A unique large 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 blue label Bil Grauer Productions pressing, RLP 12-300, with microphone logo and wide deep groove. Cover has clear tape on the top seam.)

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Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk With John Coltrane ... LP
Jazzland, 1957/Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)

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Thelonious MonkTwo Hours with Thelonious – European Concerts By Thelonious Monk (ABC Riverside) ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99
The 2LP set that brought together material that was later issued on the Monk In Italy and Monk In France albums – landmark live sides from a 1961 European tour! The set features the killer 60s Monk quartet with Charlie Rouse, John Ore and Fark Dunlop. 18 tracks in all, including "Epistr ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Thelonious Monk & Gerry MulliganRound Midnight ... LP
Milestone, 1957/1982. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
Although Monk and Mulligan are about as unlikely a pair as you could ever imagine, this beautiful recording by them works amazingly well. Monk's off-kilter piano leaps around Mulligan's smooth baritone, creating a weird tapestry of sound held down by Wilbur Ware's great bass playing. Although the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hugo MontenegroEllington Fantasy ... LP
Vik, 1958. Near Mint- ... $0.99
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(Cover has some stuck on paper and stains along the bottom 4 inches.)

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Hugo MontenegroProcess 70 ... LP
Time, 1960. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $2.99
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Marian MontgomeryLovin' Is Livin' & Livin' Is Lovin' ... LP
Capitol, 1964. Very Good ... $1.99
Very groovy work from Marian Montgomery – an overlooked 60s singer who had a wonderful "punch" in her voice! At the time, Marian often recorded in a mode that was a lot like that used over at Reprise Records – a Ray Charles-inspired, Jimmy Bowen-popularized blend of pop, soul ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono rainbow label pressing. Cover has some staining on the back.)

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Wes MontgomeryAlternative Wes Montgomery – 14 Previously Unissued Takes ... LP
Milestone, Early 60s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $16.99
A pretty cool 2LP set – one that dips back into Wes' early recordings for Riverside, and brings together a bunch of alternate takes of the tunes that appeared on albums like Full House, Guotar On The Go, Bags Meets Wes, and Groove Yard. Players on the tracks include Johnny Griffin, Wynton ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Wes MontgomeryBest Of Wes Montgomery (Riverside) ... LP
Riverside, Late 50s/Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $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 MontgomeryBest Of Wes Montgomery (Verve) ... LP
Verve, Mid 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $6.99
A collection of sides cut in the mid 60s by Wes during his association with Verve. Culled from the albums Movin' Wes, Bumpin', Goin' Out Of My Head and Tequila, these numbers all feature the larger arrangements that gave those albums a richer sound than his small group recordings, though Wes' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Wes MontgomeryDay In The Life ... LP
CTI/A&M, 1967. Very Good Gatefold ... $8.99
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 light wear.)

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Wes MontgomeryIn The Wee Small Hours (aka Fusion) ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $5.99
A pretty darn important album 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 Riverside in small combos, this session has him playing in front of larger backings by Jimmy Jones – not ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Riverside/ABC pressing. Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Wes MontgomeryJust Walkin' ... LP
Verve, 1965/1966. Very Good+ ... $6.99
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
(Yellow label promo. Cover has light wear, some aging, and a DJ sticker.)

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Wes MontgomeryRoad Song ... LP
A&M/CTI, 1968. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $8.99
Beautifully lofty work from the great Wes Montgomery – a set that was recorded quite late in his too-short career, and really points the way towards some of the sophisticated sounds that might have followed, had Wes not left this planet all too soon! Don Sebesky is at the head of the charts ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Later red and white label pressing.)

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Wes MontgomerySo Much Guitar! ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Near Mint- ... $19.99
So much guitar – but never too much, given that Wes was the real master of sound and space, even at this early point in his career! The album's one that tries to break Montgomery from some of his smaller combo albums for Riverside, and pair him with a few bigger names – Hank Jones on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s Japanese pressing, SMJ-6100, including the insert.)

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Wes MontgomeryVibratin' (aka Incredible Guitar Of Wes Montgomery) ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A repackaged version of Wes' second LP – with a title that's more enticing than the original, The Incredible Guitar Of Wes Montgomery! They're not kidding with that original title, though – because although the record was only Wes Montgomery's second album as a leader, he was already ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Teal label Orpheum Productions pressing.)

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Montgomery BrothersGroove Yard ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Near Mint- ... $13.99
Ah for the genius of the Montgomery Brothers – a sweet combo from the Indy scene that featured Wes Montgomery alongside brothers Monk and Buddy! Wes is on guitar, natch, Buddy plays piano, Monk bass, and Bobby Thomas joins the group on drums – all grooving in a style that's a bit like ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)

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Tete MontoliuMusic I Like To Play Vol 1 ... LP
Soul Note (Italy), 1987. Sealed ... $4.99
A solo piano set – with a nice take on "Little B's Poem" by Bobby Hutcherson – plus "Alone Together", "I'll Remember April", "Whisper Not", and "A Time For Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout notch.)

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Tete MontoliuSongs For Love (2nd cover) ... LP
Enja, Early/Mid 70s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Sublime solo piano work from Tete Montoliu – a set that takes off from the superb directions he'd hit on his Spanish albums of the 60s – when Tete was emerging as one of the most lyrically fluid pianists on the European scene! That legacy is greatly enhanced here – as Montoliu ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing.)

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Tete MontoliuYellow Dolphin Street ... LP
Timeless (Netherlands), 1977. Near Mint- ... $4.99
That's yellow dolphin street, not "Green Dolphin Street" – a very special place where Tete Montoliu unfurls a beautiful selection of solo piano numbers! Tete's really at the height of his powers here – and spins out wonderfully without any bass or drums, yet with all the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has index labels on back.)

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Jack MontroseBlues & Vanilla ... LP
RCA, 1956. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A standout session from Jack Montrose – one of the most overlooked players on the west coast scene of the 50s! Montrose's tenor work is always a treat, but here, he's playing in an unusual setting that includes Red Norvo on vibes, Joe Maini on alto sax, and Jim Hall on guitar – all ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has a small bit of tape in one corner, but is very nice overall.)

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Jack MontroseJack Montrose With Bob Gordon ... LP
Atlantic, 1955. Near Mint- ... $24.99
One of the rare mid 50s treasures from the team of tenorist Jack Montrose and baritonist Bob Gordon – a great pairing from the LA scene of the mid century! Although both players were steeped in the sounds of their scene at the time, they also have a way of moving past cliche and common ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing – with insert!)

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James MoodyBlues & Other Colors ... LP
Milestone, 1968. Near Mint- ... $9.99
God, we love James Moody! He's a total genius, waiting to be fully rediscovered – and this album is a perfect place to start! The record features James playing soprano and flute over some incredible arrangements by Tom McIntosh, the hip 60s composer/arranger who worked on some of Moody's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing.)
 
 



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