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George WallingtonJazz For The Carriage Trade ... CD
Prestige/Universal (Japan), 1956. Used ... $19.99
Sublime work from pianist George Wallington – and one of his best albums ever! The set's also one of the few he ever recorded as a leader outside the trio format, and has him working with a very hip quintet that features Phil Woods, Donald Byrd, Teddy Kotick, and Art Taylor – all ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing, includes obi.)

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George WallingtonKnight Music ... CD
Atlantic/Koch, 1957. Used ... $9.99
Great work from bop legend George Wallington – one of the last records in an initial run of 50s strengths from the pianist – and a set that features some great original compositions of his own! The set's a bit unusual for Atlantic Records at the time – almost more of a Prestige ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Jack WalrathI Am The Walrath ... CD
32 Jazz, 1979/1986/1990/1992. Used ... $6.99
Tracks include "Fungus", "Wake Up & Wash It Off!", "Stardust", "Clear Out Of This World", "Come Sunday", and "Ray Charles On Mars". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Jack Walrath, Philip Aaberg, Kelly RobertiMontana Wild Cats ... CD
Sweet Grass, 2013. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Features Jack Walrath on trumpet, Philip Aaberg on piano, and Kelly Roberti on bass. Tracks are all originals by members of the band. CD

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Nick WaltersActive Imagination ... CD
22A (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
We really loved Nick Walters the last time around, and on this set the trumpeter seems to be even more visionary than before – really going for this expansive approach to his music, and serving things up with a vibe that maybe makes him one of the most spiritual leaders on the contemporary ... read more CD

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Cedar Walton/Ron Carter/Jack DeJohnetteCedar Walton/Ron Carter/Jack DeJohnette ... CD
Limetree/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1983. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A fantastic trio session from Cedar Walton – and one that's got a bit of a different vibe than some of the rest – partly due to the presence of Ron Carter on bass and Jack DeJohnette on drums! The session is definitely balanced with equal strengths on all three parts of its star – ... read more CD
(Part of the "Timeless Jazz Syndicate" series!)
Also available Cedar Walton/Ron Carter/Jack DeJohnette ... LP 19.99

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✨✧ David S WareSurrendered ... CD
Columbia, 2000. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Features David S Ware on tenor – with Matthew Shipp on piano, William Parker on bass, and Guillermo E Brown on drums! CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Bill Warfield & the Hell's Kitchen Funk OrchestraSmile ... CD
Planet Arts, 2020. Used ... $9.99
Features Paul Shadder on Hammond and Fender Rhodes plus Blue Lou Marini on sax, clarinet, and flute. CD
(Sticker on digipack cover.)

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Dinah WashingtonJazz Round Midnight ... CD
Verve, 1950s/Early 60s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
With 17 tracks including "Star Dust", "Willow Weep For Me", "Darn That Dream", "I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)", "Don't Explain", and "Unforgettable". Includes work with Clark Terry, Wynton Kelly, Jack Wilson, Clifford Brown, and ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD

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Grover Washington JrAll My Tomorrows/Soulful Strut/Breath Of Heaven ... CD
Columbia/BGO (UK), 1994/1996/1997. New Copy 3CDs ... $8.99
A trio of 90s albums from Grover Washington! All My Tomorrows is an overlooked gem from reedman Grover – recorded in his later years, but a set that's actually got more of an acoustic style overall – one that goes back to the roots farther than any of Grover's fusion records! ... read more CD

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Grover Washington JrAnthology Of Grover Washington ... CD
Elektra, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $2.99
Great work from the second chapter of Grover Washington's career – his post-Kudu run over at Elektra Records! The work here's a bit tighter than the Kudu sides, but still pretty great overall – thanks to that key Washington approach to a solo – a sense of space and soul that few ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Kamasi WashingtonHarmony Of Difference ... CD
Young Turks, 2017. New Copy ... $11.99
Pure fantasticness from the great Kamasi Washington – a set that's much more compact than his sprawling Epic, but which has an equally wonderful vibe overall! The album features material that Washington performed at the Whitney Biennial – to accompany paintings by his sister – ... read more CD
Also available Harmony Of Difference ... LP 16.99

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Marcin Wasilewski Trio with Joe LovanoArctic Rift ... CD
ECM, 2020. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
The tenor of Joe Lovano joins the trio of pianist Marcin Wasilewski – adding this great current of soul and depth to the music, and really stating his presence as a key element in the record! Wasilewski is a pianist who's more in the modern ECM tradition – open spaces, open sounds, and ... read more CD

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Kazumi WatanabeDear Tokyo (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Sony (Japan), 2001. Used ... $19.99
Dear Tokyo is something throwback to an earlier era of jazz plus orchestra records and a pleasant surprise from a guitarist who is probably better known for his late 70's fusion records. Tracks include "Magic Land", "Lonesome Cat", "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat", and "For ... read more CD
(Out of print, HQ-CD pressing.)

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Kazumi WatanabeSession Works (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Sony (Japan), 2001. Used 2CD ... $24.99
Includes 23 tracks recorded between 1977 and 1981. This collection is exclusive to the Kazumi Watanabe Early Years box set. Tracks include "Tokyo Joe", "End Of Asia", "Dragoon", "Hip Cruiser", "Not Ethiopia", "To Chi Ka", "Mountain&q ... read more CD
(Out of print, HQ-CD pressing in a nice gatefold sleeve.)

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Kazumi Watanabe & Jimmy HoppsMudari (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Sony (Japan), 1977. Used ... $19.99
A really unique session for guitarist Kazumi Watanabe – one that's co-led with American vocalist Jimmy Hopps! Hopps' work on the record is really wonderful – poetic and soulful, with a deep-voiced quality that sets the mood of the album from the very first tune. Vocal and instrumental ... read more CD
(Out of print, HQ-CD pressing.)

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Sadao WatanabeAutumn Blow ... CD
Flying Disk/Victor (Japan), 1977. Used ... $24.99
A well-remembered fusion date from Japanese reedman Sadao Watanabe – and one of his first to get larger circulation with an American audience too! The set has Watanabe blowing sharp and strong on alto, soprano sax, and flute – and working alongside heavyweight American fusion giants ... read more CD
(Out of print, 2017 UHQ CD pressing with K2 HD Pro mastering – includes obi!)

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Sadao WatanabeSadao 2019 – Live At Blue Note Tokyo ... CD
Victor (Japan), 2020. New Copy ... $23.99
We've loved saxophonist Sadao Watanabe for many years, through many different styles, and he's still sounding wonderful after all his decades in music – playing live in a laidback quartet setting, in a performance that's very heavy on his own compositions too! The backing is top-shelf, but ... read more CD

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Sadao WatanabeSadao Watanabe – The Best (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Flying Disk/Victor (Japan), Late 70s. Used 2 CDs ... $24.99
Late 70s classics from Japanese reedman Sadao Watanabe – a player who'd been a key part of the Tokyo scene from the late 50s onward – moving through bop, bossa nova, and even a bit of more spiritual styles – before ending up in the electric fusion years that are featured in this ... read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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Sadao WatanabeSwing Journal Jazz Workshop 2 – Dedicated To Charlie Parker (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Takt/Columbia (Japan), 1969. Used Gatefold ... $24.99
A great little session from this excellent Japanese alto player – and although the title and track list might make you think that the record's a straight run of classic bop tunes, it's actually got a lot of Watanabe's modal groove and a very nice edgey feel that pushes it way past the regular ... read more CD
(Out of print – and includes obi.)

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✨✧ Patty WatersEvening In Houston ... CD
Clean Feed, 2020. New Copy ... $13.99
A recent evening in Houston from one of the most revolutionary voices in jazz – the legendary Patty Waters, best known for her ESP recordings in the 60s – making a great return to form in more recent years! Waters works here with a group that's maybe as equally legendary as she is ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD

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Bobby WatsonAt The Gouvy Festival – In The Groove ... CD
Challenge/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 2000. New Copy ... $16.99
Alto genius Bobby Watson is sporting a haircut that's a bit dated on the cover, but sounding completely classic on this excellent live set from the European scene of the 90s – material that stands as a really nice contrast to some of his work in the studio! Bobby's always got such a tight, ... read more CD

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Bobby WatsonCheck Cashing Day ... CD
Bobby Watson, 2013. New Copy ... $9.99
A tremendous project from the great Bobby Watson – an artist we don't hear from as much as we'd like to these days, but who always gives us something that's been well worth the wait! The record's a larger-concept set, based on the promise of reparations and the legacy of Dr Martin Luther ... read more CD

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Bobby WatsonKeepin It Real ... CD
Smoke Sessions, 2020. New Copy ... $14.99 17.99
Bobby Watson's always keeping it real in our book – as the alto saxophonist maybe hasn't made a bad record ever, and has continued to turn out the sort of fantastic music we loved right when he was an up-and-comer in an 80s version of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers! Here, Bobby's working with ... read more CD

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Bobby WatsonNo Question About It ... CD
Blue Note, 1988. Used ... $11.99
Features Roy Hargrove on trumpet, Frank Lacy on trombone, John Hicks on piano, Curtis Lundy on bass, and either Victor Lewis or Kenny Washington on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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Bobby Watson & HorizonInventor ... CD
Blue Note, 1990. Used ... $4.99
Titles include "Heckle & Jeckle", "Shaw Of Newark", "Long Way Home", "Dreams So Real", "PD On Great Jones Street", and "The Inventor". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Wah Wah WatsonElementary ... CD
Columbia/Get On Down, 1976. New Copy ... $6.99 14.98
A funky fusion classic from guitarist Wah Wah Watson – his only album as a leader, despite countless appearances as a sideman on 70s soul, jazz, and pop sessions! The album's got a really wonderful sort of west coast groove – one that takes bits of spacey fusion, bassy funk, and ... (Soul, Jazz) read more CD

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Charlie WattsFrom One Charlie (box with book & Charlie Parker print) ... CD
UFO (UK), 1991. Used ... $29.99
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(Out of print, still sealed with autographed book by Charlie Watts)

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Noble Watts & Nat AdderleyNoble & Nat ... CD
King Snake, 1990. Used ... $11.99
With Nat Adderley on cornet, Noble Watts on tenor, and Ernie Lancaster and Bryan Bassett on guitars. CD
(Out of print.)

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Weather ReportBlack Market ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1976. Used ... $18.99
A new chapter in the sound of Weather Report – but one that's still equally classic! Founding members Wayne Shorter and Joe Zawinul are joined here by Jaco Pastorius on bass, Chester Thompson on drums, and Alejandro Acuna on percussion – and Pastorius especially helps bring a lot of ... read more CD
(Out of print, 2013 Blu-spec 2 CD pressing – includes obi.)
Also available Black Market ... LP 14.99

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Weather ReportHeavy Weather ... CD
CBS, 1977. Used ... $2.99
One of the biggest hits ever for Weather Report – thanks to Joe Zawinul's leadoff track "Birdland" – one of those tunes that entered the canon immediately, and saw countless covers pop up over the years – kind of a rare thing for a jazz tune at this point in time! The ... read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Weather ReportMr Gone ... CD
Columbia, 1978. Used ... $4.99
A great late 70s set from Weather Report – a record that's certainly got more polish than the early years, but which still sounds plenty darn great to our ears – thanks to a really free-flowing sense of imagination! The tunes here have a wonderfully chunky sort of approach to the ... read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Weather ReportSweetnighter ... CD
Columbia, 1973. Used ... $3.99
One of our favorite albums ever from Weather Report – an album that has them picking up a bit more soul than before, and shaking off some of the experimental sounds of their roots – yet all in a way that still makes them one of the most revolutionary fusion combos of the time! There's ... read more CD

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Roscoe WeathersI'll Remember ... CD
Jazzman (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
Really wonderful work from a very overlooked talent – reedman Roscoe Weathers, a player who worked the west coast in the 60s before settling in LA – then led a group with a very strong flute sound in the lead! Roscoe's music here has plenty of echoes of the spiritualism of Yusef Lateef ... read more CD
Also available I'll Remember ... LP 25.99

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Art WebbLove Eyes ... CD
Atlantic/Wounded Bird, 1977. New Copy ... $6.99 11.99
Sweet funky flute from Art Webb – an overlooked 70s jazz player who's probably best known for his Latin fusion work, but who really shines here in a more soul-based setting! This set shows Art working strongly in a mode that references that part of his career, yet also has him stepping into ... read more CD

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Art WebbMr Flute ... CD
Atlantic/Wounded Bird, 1977. New Copy ... $3.99 11.98
A tasty batch of uptempo instrumentals by Art Webb – a lesser-known funky flute player, but one who played on a huge amount of Latin sessions during the 70s (check your session notes, and you'll see his name a surprising amount of times!) This fairly obscure session as a leader was produced ... read more CD

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Chick WebbChronological Chick Webb & His Orchestra 1935 to 1938 ... CD
Classics (France), Late 30s. Used ... $11.99
Featuring Taft Jordan on trumpet and Louis Jordan on alto! CD
(Out of print.)

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Doug WebbApples & Oranges ... CD
Posi tone, 2020. New Copy ... $11.99
Forget the cover, which is maybe a bit too sweet for our taste – and instead imagine some sort of vintage Prestige Records soul jazz image on the front – because the set's a tremendous batch of tenor and organ numbers throughout! Tenorist Doug Webb has recorded with Hammond organ ... read more CD

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Eberhard WeberFollowing Morning ... CD
ECM (Germany), 1976. New Copy ... $7.99 11.99
The basshapes of Eberhard Weber are already great enough in a spare, stripped-down ECM setting – but here, they get great exposure amidst some even more compelling tonal landscapes – as Weber works with strong solo piano from Rainer Bruninghaus, and rich sounds on celli, oboe, and ... read more CD

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Eberhard WeberPendulum ... CD
ECM (Germany), 1993. Used ... $12.99
Solo work from the virtuoso bassist. CD
(Out of print.)

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Ben WebsterBen Webster & Associates ... CD
Verve, 1959. Used ... $4.99
Classic late Webster material, recorded in a laidback setting for Verve, with associates that include Coleman Hawkins, Budd Johnson, Roy Eldridge, Jimmy Jones, and Les Spann. Side one is a very long version of "In A Mellow Tone", with a blowing session solo approach – and side two ... read more CD
(Out of print. BMG Direct pressing.)
Also available Ben Webster & Associates (Verve master edition) ... CD 9.99

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Ben WebsterBen Webster & Associates (Verve master edition) ... CD
Verve, 1959. Used ... $9.99
Classic late Webster material, recorded in a laidback setting for Verve, with associates that include Coleman Hawkins, Budd Johnson, Roy Eldridge, Jimmy Jones, and Les Spann. Side one is a very long version of "In A Mellow Tone", with a blowing session solo approach – and side two ... read more CD
(Out of print Verve master edition in a tri-fold digipack.)
Also available Ben Webster & Associates ... CD 4.99

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Ben WebsterCotton Tail ... CD
Past Perfect/Silverline, Early 40s. Used ... $3.99
Collects early 40's work with Duke Ellington and his orchestra. CD

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Ben WebsterGone With The Wind (24 bit remaster) ... CD
1201 Music, 1965. Used ... $7.99
Ben Webster on tenor saxophone, Kenny Drew on piano, Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass & Alex Riel on drums. CD

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Ben WebsterJazz Masters 43 ... CD
Verve, 1950s. Used ... $1.99
Features work by Johnny Hodges, Benny Carter, Ella Fitzgerald, Gerry Mulligan, Oscar Peterson, and Coleman Hawkins. Tracks include "Meet The Frog", "That's All", "De Dar", "Pennies From Heaven", and "You're Mine, You!". CD
(Out of print.)

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Ben WebsterKing Of The Tenors (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve, 1953. Used ... $2.99
Nobody deserves the title of King Of the Tenors more than Ben Webster – as his warm soulful style influenced countless players in his day, and stil sounds pretty darn great today! This early Verve LP features some excellent small combo work by Ben, playing as the main soloist in smaller ... read more CD

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Ben WebsterLive At Pio's ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Germany), 1964. New Copy ... $16.99
A great small club date from Ben Webster – different than some of his European concerts of his final years, in that this one was done at a lounge in Rhode Island, and maybe has a bit more bite and focus overall! The tracks are short, and Webster gets superb rhythm accompaniment from the trio ... read more CD
(Part of the "Enja – Real Jazz Classics" series!)

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Ben WebsterSee You At The Fair ... CD
Impulse, 1964. Used ... $6.99
A great little album from Ben Webster – perhaps not his most sophisticated, jazz-wise, but done up in a cool cover that has him standing in front of the steel globe at the 1964 World's Fair in New York. The music on the disc has a similar optimistic approach – as Ben solos lightly over ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ben WebsterSoulville (Verve Master Edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve, Mid 50s. Used ... $5.99
About as classic as you can get for Ben Webster on Verve Records – a nicely mature, nicely laidback session that really captures the energy promised in the title! The sidemen are all in an easygoing, soulful mode – Oscar Peterson on piano, Herb Ellis on guitar, Ray Brown on bass, and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ben Webster & Joe ZawinulSoulmates ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1963. Used ... $4.99
An unusual early album by Joe Zawinul – one cut at the start of his early fame with Cannonball Adderley (and years before his success in Weather Report) – but in an easygoing way that's a perfect setting for the aging Ben Webster! Joe's not funking things up the way he did with Cannon, ... read more CD
(Booklet has a bit of sticker residue on the back cover.)

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Ezra Weiss Big BandWe Limit Not The Truth Of God ... CD
OA2, 2019. Used ... $5.99
John Nastos, Rob Davis, Renato Caranto & Mieke Bruggeman on saxes, Farnell Newton, Derek Sims & Thomas Barber on trumpets, Stan Bock & Jeff Uusitalo on trombones. CD
(Punch through digipack barcode.)

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Dicky WellsStanley Dance Sessions – Bones For The King/Trombone Four In Hand ... CD
Lonehill (Spain), 1958/1959. Used ... $6.99
2 of the great late 50s swing sessions on the short-lived Felsted label – both albums that feature trombonist Dicky Wells on some long and open-ended tunes! Dicky's playing here with fellow trombonists Benny Morton, Vic Dickenson, and George Matthews – as well as Buddy Tate on tenor, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Dick WellstoodLive at Hanratty's – Solo Piano ... CD
Chiaroscuro, 1981. Used ... $4.99
Tracks include "Quincy Street Stomp", "Ain't Misbehavin", "So In Love", and the medley "Georgia Cabin/Ghost Of The Blues". CD

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Dick WellstoodThis Is The One . . . Dig! ... CD
Solo Art, 1977. Used ... $6.99
A solo piano record. Tracks include "Carolina Shout", "Sugar", "Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now", "Giant Steps", "Viper's Drag", and "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life". CD
(Out of print. Booklet cover has a sticker with the name of the previous owner.)

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Dick Wellstood & Cliff JacksonUptown & Lowdown ... CD
Prestige, 1954/1961. Used ... $9.99
A selection of trad numbers from pianists Dick Wellstood and Cliff Jackson – recorded over a few different dates, and presented here in a great CD package! The first few tracks on the set – "Yacht Club Swing", "Brush Lightly", and "Blook's Dues" – ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ben WendelHigh Heart ... CD
Edition (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $11.99 13.99
A really lovely little record from tenor saxophonist/pianist Ben Wendel, and a set that's definitely got a high heart – this warmth that almost belies the cover – and which comes from Ben's own work on tenor, and the very cool wordless vocals of Michael Mayo! Mayo begins the record ... read more CD
Also available High Heart ... LP 23.99

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Frank Wess, Kenny Burrell, Joe Newman & OthersJazz For Playboys (with bonus track) ... CD
Savoy/Atlantic, 1957. Used ... $9.99
One of those classic 50s sessions in which a bunch of Count Basie players split off from the bigger group and do some great small combo work on their own! The album is leader-less in its billing – but only because all the players are so well tuned to each other, and have such a simpatico ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Jazz For Playboys ... LP 24.99

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Mike WestbrookMetropolis ... CD
RCA/BGO (UK), 1971. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
A seminal bit of work from Mike Westbrook – recorded back in the early years of his career, when he still had a pretty sharp edge! Like Westbrook's first few albums on Decca, this set features the British avant jazz maestro playing piano with a large ensemble of some of England's finest ... read more CD

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Randy WestonGet Happy With The Randy Weston Trio ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1955. Used ... $6.99
An early full length album by Randy Weston – one that mostly features tunes by other composers, all given a slightly modern twist at the piano! The style here isn't as arch-modern or African-inspired as some of Weston's other 50s work – but it's still plenty darn great, and very much ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Randy WestonNuit Africaine (aka African Nite) ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... $16.99
Sublime solo piano from Randy Weston – just the sort of record to remind us why his skills in such a setting can always be so great! The tunes are filled with energy and rhythm right from the start – spun out in those long African-inspired lines that Randy first forged in the 50s, but ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja Real Jazz Classics series!)

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Randy Weston with the Splendid Master Gnawa Musicians Of MoroccoSplendid Master Gnawa Musicians Of Morocco ... CD
Antilles, 1994. Used ... $9.99
Randy Weston on piano. CD
(Out of print.)

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Michael WhalenMichael Whalen & The Fire Brigade ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... $5.99 14.99
Michael Whalen plays a range of keyboards here with the Fire Brigade – a crack fusion ensemble with a hard-jamming style that takes us back to some of the bigger electric jazz albums of the 70s! Whalen's in the lead on Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer, Clavinet, and other keys – and the group's ... read more CD

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✨✧ Clarence WheelerNew Chicago Blues ... CD
Atlantic/Wounded Bird, 1972. New Copy ... $3.99 11.98
No blues at all – despite the title – and a great set of tracks that showcases the southside Chicago tenor roots of Clarence Wheeler! The album's a bit different than the first two Wheeler albums for Atlantic – in that the group's slightly bigger, and more 70s electric overall ... read more CD

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✨✧ Matthew WhitakerNow Hear This ... CD
Resilience Music Alliance, 2019. Used ... $7.99
With Dave Stryker on guitar, Yunior Terry on bass, Ulysses Owens Jr on drums & Sammy Figueroa on percussion. CD

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Matthew WhitakerOutta The Box ... CD
Jazz Foundation of America, 2017. Used ... $6.99
Features James Carter on tenor, Dave Stryker on guitar, and Christian McBride on bass. CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Rodney WhitakerAll Too Soon – The Music Of Duke Ellington ... CD
Origin, 2019. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
A very fresh take on the songs of Duke Ellington – presented here by bassist Rodney Whitaker, with a tight combo sound that resonates strongly with his other great records! The tunes are definitely Duke's, but the presentation is pure Whitaker – hip, soulful, and reworked with nicely ... read more CD

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Lenny WhiteAnomaly ... CD
Abstract Logix, 2010. Used ... $5.99
With Jimmy Herring, Nick Moroch, David Gilmore, Tom Guarna, David Bendeth, George Colligan, Bernard Wright, Donald Blackman, Vince Evans, Victor Bailey, Richie Goods, Charles Fambrough & Stanley Clarke. CD

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Michael WhiteWhite Night ... CD
Elektra/Wounded Bird, 1979. New Copy ... $3.99 11.98
An album that's quite different than Michael White's early solo work, but also quite nice too – although in a completely different way! On this set, White's working with jazz funk legend Wayne Henderson – crafting a smooth approach to the groove that's very much in keeping with the ... read more CD

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Peter White with Rick Braun & Mindi AbairPeter White Christmas ... CD
Artizen, 2007. Used ... $2.99

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Pharez WhittedPharez Whitted ... CD
Mo Jazz, 1993. Used ... $2.99
Pharez Whitted on trumpet, Jonathan Wood on bass & Chris Boyle on keyboards. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode & promotional stamp on CD.)

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Tommy WhittleMore Waxing With Whittle – Tommy Whittle Studio Recordings Vol 2 ... CD
Esquire/Solid (Japan), 1954/1955. Used ... $16.99
A great saxophonist from the British scene of the 50s – one that most Americans don't know as well as Ronnie Scott or Tubby Hayes, but who cut some equally important work at the time! The tunes here are pulled from three mid-50's quintet sessions and feature Whittle on tenor, Harry Klein on ... read more CD
(Out of print 2016 pressing, includes obi.)

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Tommy WhittleWaxing With Whittle – Tommy Whittle Studio Recordings Vol 1 ... CD
Esquire/Solid (Japan), 1953/1954. Used ... $16.99
A great saxophonist from the British scene of the 50s – one that most Americans don't know as well as Ronnie Scott or Tubby Hayes, but who cut some equally important work at the time! The tunes here are all small group numbers – all with Dill Jones on piano, most with Tony Kinsey on ... read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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Who Trio (Michel Wintsch/Gerry Hemmingway/Banz Oester)Strell – The Music Of Billy Strayhorn & Duke Ellington ... CD
Clean Feed (Portugal), 2020. New Copy ... $13.99
The WHO here is a trio with Michel Wintsch on piano, Gerry Hemingway on drums, and Banz Oester on bass – a trio who make very different music with the songs of Duke Ellington! The vibe is very open and creative – very much in the spirit of Michel's best recordings of the past decade or ... read more CD

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WibuteeSweet Mental ... CD
Sonne Disk (Sweden), 2006. Used ... $9.99
Another sharp turn in direction for Wibutee – and a record that's much more full-out and funky than before! This time around, the group have shed their more chilled out styles, and are going for a sound that's filled with thundering drums, heavy bass, floating keyboards, and warmly chromatic ... (New Grooves, Jazz) read more CD
(Still sealed.)

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Chip WickhamBlue To Red ... CD
Lovemonk (Spain), 2020. New Copy ... $14.99
Maybe the most spiritual record we've ever heard from reedman Chip Wickham – a set dedicated to the preservation of our planet, and which has a completely sublime soundtrack to match its musical message! Chip plays a variety of flutes in the lead, and the combo also features great work on ... read more CD
Also available Blue To Red ... LP 22.99

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Mareike WieningMetropolis Paradise ... CD
Greenleaf, 2019. New Copy ... $7.99 13.99
Maybe the first album we've ever seen to feature drummer Marieke Wiening as a leader – but a set that fits in very nicely with the overall aesthetic of the Greenleaf label – in the way that the label's releases are always trying to push the further boundaries of jazz expression, but all ... read more CD
Also available Metropolis Paradise ... CD 5.99

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Mareike WieningMetropolis Paradise ... CD
Greenleaf, 2019. Used ... $5.99
Maybe the first album we've ever seen to feature drummer Marieke Wiening as a leader – but a set that fits in very nicely with the overall aesthetic of the Greenleaf label – in the way that the label's releases are always trying to push the further boundaries of jazz expression, but all ... read more CD
(Still sealed.)
Also available Metropolis Paradise ... CD 7.99

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Gerald WigginsRelax & Enjoy It – Jazz Piano Moods By Gerry Wiggins ... CD
Contemporary/OJC, 1962. Used ... $14.99
Relax, but not in a sleepy sort of way – because Gerald Wiggins really hits a great little groove on this record – one that bounces along with a soulful undercurrent that keeps things fresh, and still lets him soar on the keys when he wants to! Rhythm is by the team of Joe Comfort on ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Barney Wilen & Alan Jean-MarieMontreal Duets ... CD
Elemental, 1993. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 19.99
Sublime later work from French saxophonist Barney Wilen – working here with pianist Alan Jean-Marie, an artist that we totally love on his own! Some people know Jean-Marie best for his recordings of biguine jazz – mixing the rhythms of his native Martinique with more contemporary modes ... read more CD
Also available Montreal Duets (180 gram pressing) ... LP 21.99

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Don WilkersonPreach Brother (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Blue Note/Culture Factory, 1962. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
An excellent album by this lusty tenor player – and one of the rarest Blue Notes ever! Brother Don plays lean and mean, in a nice tight group that features Grant Green on guitar, Sonny Clark on piano, and Billy Higgins on drums – all of whom give Wilkerson a freer setting than he ever ... read more CD
(Collectors edition in a LP sleeve – limited to 1000!)

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Don WilkersonTexas Twister ... CD
Riverside, 1960. Used ... $14.99
One of the rarest albums by this great Texas tenor player – and the kind of album we're very happy to see reissued! This heavy little gem was one of the few sides that Wilkerson cut under his own name – and it was the only one recorded away from Blue Note, as part of Cannonball ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ben WilliamsComing Of Age ... CD
Concord, 2015. Used ... $4.99
Bassist Ben Williams definitely comes of age here – serving up a set that's warmly balanced between acoustic and electric modes from the leader, and from the other musicians in the group! The album's got an open, soulful vibe that's not unlike some of the best contemporary projects on Blue ... read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Ben WilliamsI Am A Man ... CD
Rainbow Blonde, 2020. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
We first fell in love with Ben Williams as a bassist – but here, he's equally a vocalist – stepping out with a richly soulful vibe we never would have expected a few years back! The set marks a label shift for Williams, and a shift in sound too – one that almost resonates as ... read more CD
Also available I Am A Man ... LP 24.99

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Buster WilliamsDreams Come True ... CD
Buddah/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $22.99
An overlooked set of mellow numbers from bassist Buster Williams – a lost gem that's got a very different feel than some of his earlier work in the 70s, but which is equally soulful! The set's got Buster playing bass over larger arrangements arranged by Kenny Barron and Onaje Allen Gumbs ... read more CD
(Part of the "Versatile: Find Out Fusion" series!)

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✨✧ Clarence WilliamsChronological Clarence Williams – 1933 to 1934 ... CD
Classics (France), 1933/1934. Used ... $13.99
Mid 30s 78s for the Vocalion label – with work from James P Johnson on piano, Cecil Scott on clarinet, Roy Smeck on guitar, and Floyd Casey on washboard! CD

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Kamaal WilliamsWu Hen ... CD
Black Focus, 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Keyboardist Kamaal Williams is light years ahead of his first record here – and that's saying a lot, as that album was already pretty darn far-reaching! The music still has plenty of Fender Rhodes and keyboards, and other jazz elements that include tenor from Quinn Mason – but the ... read more CD
Also available Wu Hen (red vinyl pressing – with download) ... LP 21.99

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✨✧ Mars WilliamsAyler Xmas 4 – Chicago Vs New York ... CD
Soul What/Astral Spirits, 2020. New Copy 2CD ... $14.99 18.00
Mars Williams presents a great installment in this surprisingly long-running series – a really unusual mix of Christmas songs with the avant jazz inspiration of Albert Ayler – served up here in two different performances – one recorded in Chicago, the other in New York! As with ... (Holiday Music, Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Mars Williams & Vasco TrillaSpiracle ... CD
Not Two (Poland), 2020. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Chicago reedman Mars Williams is in great company here – working on these long improvised duets with Spanish percussionist Vasco Trilla – a player who really seems to bring out new qualities in the music of Mars! Trilla plays drums, but also has the deeper sonic explorations of a ... read more CD

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Patrick WilliamsDreams & Themes ... CD
PCM, 1983. Used ... $24.99
Features Tom Scott on saxophone, lyricon, and flute. Tracks include "Lou's Blues", "Agave", "Theme From MASH", "Theme From The Devlin Connection", and "Too Hip For The Room". CD
(Out of print.)

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Tony WilliamsNative Heart ... CD
Blue Note, 1989. Used ... $8.99
Really wonderful work from the legendary Tony Williams – a set that has the drummer hitting a whole new sound at the start of the 90s – a groove that's rich and soulful, yet still every bit as sharp as before! The set's straight ahead, and graced with some very youthful energy by a new- ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Tony WilliamsStory Of Neptune ... CD
Blue Note, 1992. Used ... Just Sold Out!
With Mulgrew Miller on piano, Bill Pierce on tenon & soprano saxophones, and Wallace Roney on trumpet. CD
(Out of print.)

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Claude WilliamsonHallucinations ... CD
VSOP/Solid (Japan), 1995. Used ... $13.99
With Claude Williamson on piano, Dave Carpenter on bass, and Paul Kreibich on drums. CD
(Out of print, 2017 pressing from Solid/Ultra-Vybe – includes obi!)

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Larry WillisI Fall In Love Too Easily – The Final Session At Rudy Van Gelder's ... CD
High Note, 2020. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
The very last recording session from pianist Larry Willis – recorded at the studio of Rudy Van Gelder, where Willis first appeared on record back in the 60s – on his debut date with Jackie McLean! The set's a great cap to decades of wonderful music from Larry – and has that ... read more CD

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Larry WillisThis Time The Dream's On Me ... CD
High Note, 2012. Used ... $11.99
A solo piano album from Larry Willis. Tracks include "Sanctuary", "True Love", "Lazy Afternoon", "Blues For Marco", "Silly Blues", and "My Ship". CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Spike WilnerLive At Smalls ... CD
Smalls Live, 2010. Used ... $7.99
A great solo set from pianist Spike Wilner – the driving force behind the whole Smalls Live series as a producer, but a hell of a musician as well! Wilner's got a great style that draws strongly from jazz piano tradition, but really makes things his own – using strands of 20th century ... read more CD
(Mark through barcode.)

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Spike Wilner TrioLive At Smalls ... CD
Smalls Live, 2014. Used ... $5.99
Beautiful work from pianist Spike Wilner – an artist we already respect for his tireless work running the Live At Smalls series – and one that we've grown to love even more for the fresh new sound of this wonderful record! Spike's always had a way of linking styles and generations with ... read more CD

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Garland WilsonChronological Garland Wilson – 1931 to 1938 ... CD
Classics (France), 1930s. Used ... $18.99
Solo material from Garland Wilson on piano and celeste – plus rare sides cut with vocalist Nina Mae McKinney. CD
(Out of print.)

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Jack WilsonTwo Sides Of Jack Wilson ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1964. Used ... $11.99
Pianist Jack Wilson is one of our favorite underdiscovered talents of the 60's – and we treasure all of the albums we can find by him. His lyrical writing and playing are extremely refreshing, and he manages to spin out long free lines on the piano, while also still keeping a very soulful ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)
Also available Two Sides Of Jack Wilson (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 13.99

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Jack WilsonTwo Sides Of Jack Wilson (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Atlantic/East West (Japan), 1964. Used ... $13.99
Pianist Jack Wilson is one of our favorite underdiscovered talents of the 60's – and we treasure all of the albums we can find by him. His lyrical writing and playing are extremely refreshing, and he manages to spin out long free lines on the piano, while also still keeping a very soulful ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Two Sides Of Jack Wilson ... CD 11.99

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Jack Wilson Quartet with Roy AyersCall Me – Jazz From The Penthouse ... CD
Century 67, 1966. New Copy ... $12.99 16.99
Fantastic work from one of our favorite jazz duos of all time – pianist Jack Wilson and the young vibes genius Roy Ayers – working here back before his soul/funk fame of the 70s, in a completely different style! Ayers and Wilson only made a handful of records together back in the day ... read more CD
 
 



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