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✨✧ Kenny Burrell & John ColtraneKenny Burrell & John Coltrane (Kenny Burrell with John Coltrane/The Cats) ... LP
Prestige, 1957/1958. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A great little two-fer that brings back some of Kenny Burrell's best work! The first disc on the set is the massive set he cut with Coltrane in 1958 – and it's not only some of Burrell's best guitar playing on record, but also a unique session that has Coltrane blowing extremely well, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gary BurtonGenuine Tong Funeral ... LP
RCA, 1968. Near Mint- ... $11.99
One of the most ambitious projects ever from vibist Gary Burton – an extended piece written by Carla Bley – and billed as "A Dark Opera Without Words"! The work has a feel that's much more fluid than opera, though – and is a great instrumental outing that not only ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)
Also available Genuine Tong Funeral/Selections From Lofty Fake Anagram ... CD 6.99

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Gary BurtonSeven Songs For Quartet & Chamber Orchestra ... LP
ECM (Germany), 1974. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A really wonderful setting for the vibes of Gary Burton – a special ECM session that pairs his quartet with larger orchestral backdrops – all conducted by Michael Gibbs, who also wrote the music for the date! Gibbs had already risen to fame by the time of this record – thanks to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing.)

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✨✧ Gary Burton & Chick CoreaCrystal Silence ... LP
ECM, 1972. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Mellow vibes and spacious piano – a 70s classic from the team of Chick Corea and Gary Burton, serving up some of their finest work of the decade! The style is a bit mellower and more contemplative than some of Chick's harder-hitting fusion of the time – and he seems to nicely borrow a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(German pressing.)

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Gary Burton QuartetCountry Roads & Other Places ... LP
RCA, 1969. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Hardly the kind of country roads you'd find traveled by other musicians – as Gary Burton's sound here is incredibly fresh – still as groundbreaking now as it was back in the 60s! The title might be a reference to Burton's Nashville roots, and the music does have a slightly pastoral ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original orange label pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Jaki ByardFamily Man ... LP
Muse, 1978. Sealed ... $6.99
Jaki Byard brings plenty to the table here – playing both tenor and alto sax, in addition to his usual piano – and showing once again that he's not just a multi-instrumentalist, but also one of the most multi-voiced talents in jazz! Byard seems to bring a similar spirit of multiplicity ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout mark.)

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Jaki ByardFreedom Together ... LP
Prestige, 1966. Sealed ... $23.99
A beautiful bit of insanity that properly displays why we think Jaki Byard is one of the greatest overlooked talents of the 60's! Jaki plays here not just on his usual piano – but also electric piano, celeste, vibes, and even a bit of tenor – shifting wonderfully to match the spirit of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed green label pressing!)

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Jaki ByardGiant Steps ... LP
Prestige, 1961/1978. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
2 LP set of haunting piano stuff by Jaki Byard, recorded in his early days on Prestige, and not too long after his association with Mingus. He's backed here by some great trio players, including Ron Carter, Roy Haynes, and Pete La Roca, and the set has a lot more going on than the usual piano jazz ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and light wear.)

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Jaki ByardJaki Byard With Strings ... LP
Prestige, 1968. Sealed ... $19.99
A totally excellent album by Jaki Byard – and nothing like any other "with strings" album you've ever heard! Sure, the set does have some stringed instruments in the group – but it's a small combo session with bass, violin, guitar, and cello, not a large overly-orchestral ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed 70s pressing!)

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Jaki ByardSolo Piano ... LP
Prestige, 1969. Near Mint- ... $14.99
The title kind of says it all, so let us just tell you that the album was recorded in 1969, during one of the most fruitful periods of Byard's career, when he was opening up tremendously as a musician, with confidence and freedom that he rarely expressed at any other point in his career. The set ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Jaki ByardThere'll Be Some Changes Made ... LP
Muse, 1972. Near Mint- ... $13.99
Solo piano from Byard. Titles include "Besame Mucho", "Lonely Town", "Blues Au Gratin", "Tribute To Jimmy Slide", and "Spanish Tinge #3". LP, Vinyl record album

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Jaki Byard & The Apollo StompersPhantasies II ... LP
Soul Note (Italy), 1991. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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Don ByasDon Byas (Jazz Legacy Series) ... LP
Inner City, Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A trio of Parisian sessions from Don Byas – tracks recorded in the city that gave Don his warmest welcome of the postwar years, and which provided him with wonderful players to work with! The first 6 numbers feature a quartet with Byas on tenor and Mary Lou Williams on piano – working ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Don ByasDon Byas In Paris ... LP
Prestige, Late 40s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
It's no secret that Don Byas made some of his best recordings in Europe, not America – and this tasty little set is great support of that fact! The set features numbers that Byas cut in Paris at the end of the 40s – working with a mixture of American and Parisian players that includes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing.)

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Don ByasSavoy Jam Party – The Savoy Sessions ... LP
Savoy, Mid 40s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $7.99
Great small group work from Don Byas – some of his most important American sides of the 40s! Other players include Rudy Williams on alto, Emmett Berry and Benny Harris on trumpet, Jimmy Jones and Clyde Hart on piano, and Slam Stewart on bass. LP, Vinyl record album

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Charlie ByrdDirect To Disc Recording – Limited Edition ... LP
Crystal Clear, 1977. Near Mint- ... $4.99
With Byrd on guitar, Joe Byrd on bass, Wayne Phillips on drums, Paula Hatcher on flute, and Bill Reichenbach on trombone. Titles include "Moliendo Cafe", "It's All Clear To Me Now", "At Seventeen", and "Swing 39". LP, Vinyl record album

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Charlie ByrdLet Go ... LP
Columbia, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $4.99
One of the best of Charlie Byrd's pop bossa recordings for Columbia – featuring a small group that includes flute, bass, and drums behind Charlie's acoustic guitar. The album includes a stellar reading of "Canto De Ossanha", done as "Let Go", and featuring a breezy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Charlie ByrdOnce More – Charlie Byrd's Bossa Nova ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A lovely little record from the man who helped Stan Getz find his bossa – and a set that's done with just a bit more backing than usual from Byrd for the time! The album makes nice use of additional percussion, vibes, cello, and a bit of flugelhorn to back up Byrd's work on acoustic guitar ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing, RM 454, with microphone logo & deep groove.)

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Charlie ByrdSwings Downtown ... LP
Improv, 1976. Sealed ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a small hole at the bottom.)

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Charlie Byrd, Barney Kessel, & Herb EllisGreat Guitars – Recorded Live At The Concord Summer Festival ... LP
Concord, 1974. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
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Donald ByrdAt The Half Note Cafe Vol 2 ... LP
Blue Note, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
One of the greatest Donald Byrd albums ever – a smoking live performance spread out over two different records – all with some of the tightest, most grooving work that Byrd ever recorded in his early years on Blue Note! Part of the strength of the set is the group – as Don's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing.)

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Donald ByrdBlack Byrd ... LP
Blue Note, 1973. Very Good- ... $14.99
A landmark album – Donald Byrd's first session with producer Larry Mizell, the man who went on to forever change the face of jazz funk! After rumbling around for a few years attempting electric styles that really didn't fit his mode, Donald wisely hooked up with Larry, and hit a groove here ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s black b pressing.)
Also available Black Byrd ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ Donald ByrdBlackjack ... LP
Blue Note, 1967. Sealed ... Just Sold Out!
An incredible album from Donald Byrd – hard, funky, and with more of an edge than most of his other Blue Note work! The sound on the album's incredibly sinister – really concerned with downward chord turns in moody rhythms – played with a real sense of soul by a frontline that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue.)
Also available Blackjack ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ Donald ByrdDonald Byrd & 125th Street, NYC ... LP
Elektra, 1979. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Smoking work from Donald Byrd – post-Blue Note, post-Larry Mizell, and with a modern funk groove that's still pretty darn tasty! Not one to rest on his laurels – which he could have easily done with endless Mizell-based recordings – Donald shifts his groove here towards more of a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Donald Byrd & 125th Street, NYC ... CD 6.99

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✨✧ Donald ByrdDonald Byrd's Best ... LP
Blue Note, Early 70s/1975. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A tasty collection of goodies that Donald recorded with the great Larry Mizell during the early 70s. Certainly not his all-inclusive best, but some of our favorite material by this legendary soul jazz trumpeter. The tracks have a sparkling electric jazz funk sound, with amazing production that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Donald ByrdEthiopian Knights (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
Sweet electric funk – in a very trippy style, and very different than the later funky fusion from trumpeter Donald Byrd! Before Byrd hooked up with Larry Mizell and started recording his smooth fusion grooves of the mid 70s – on records like Blackbyrd and Street Lady – he ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Donald ByrdFirst Flight ... LP
Delmark/Transition, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Second issue of an album that originally came out on the short-lived Transition label – titled Byrd Jazz, and ostensibly issued under Byrd's name – although also featuring some fantastic work on saxes by the young Yusef Lateef! The album was also issued under Lateef's name by Delmark ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Donald ByrdI'm Tryin' To Get Home ... LP
Blue Note, 1965. Near Mint- ... $13.99
Donald Byrd's second foray into the "with voices" genre – done with the same arranging talents of Coleridge Perkinson, the lyrical modernist who made Donald's A New Perspective such a success! The group that plays with Byrd is excellent, and includes Freddie Roach, Herbie Hancock, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s DMM pressing. Cover has a cutout notch and bumped corner.)

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Donald ByrdLong Green – The Savoy Sessions ... LP
Savoy, 1955. Near Mint- ... $6.99
70s album that compiles sides from 2 different Donald Byrd albums on Savoy – both from 1955, when Byrd was getting his start as a hard bop youngster, and both recorded with Frank Foster on tenor, Hank Jones on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Kenny Clarke on drums. Tracks are long, with a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Donald ByrdNew Perspective ... LP
Blue Note, 1963. Very Good+ ... $19.99
A classic album that mixes trumpet and voices in a swirling soulful sound that worked very well for Byrd's career! Byrd's sparkling trumpet fronts a tight septet that includes Hank Mobley, Herbie Hancock, and Kenny Burrell – and which is backed by arrangements by Coleridge Perkinson and Duke ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing with black b. Cover has light wear.)
Also available New Perspective (non-RVG edition) ... CD 5.99

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Donald ByrdRoyal Flush (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note (Spain), 1961. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
One of the seminal sides cut by Donald Byrd in his partnership with Pepper Adams – a high-up, low-down set that's a smoker all the way through! Byrd's brightness on trumpet is nicely matched by Adams' fluid work on baritone sax – and the pair are wonderfully supported by a rhythm trio ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)

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Donald ByrdThank You For FUML (Funkin Up My Life) ... LP
Elektra, 1978. Very Good ... $2.99
A post-Blue Note effort, and Donald's changing things up a bit with his 125th Street Orchestra and Uptown Singers – funking along in a way you'd expect from the longwinded title! Byrd loostens up the smoother backgrounds of his recent Larry Mizell helmed work, and in their place are grooves ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Donald Byrd & Gigi GryceNew Formulas From The Jazz Lab (80s pressing) ... LP
RCA (France), 1957. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Rare work from the team of Gigi Gryce and Donald Byrd – material recorded during their Jazz Lab sessions for Columbia Records in the 50s, but unissued at the time! The duo are pure genius together – able to open up with all the modern jazz currents that altoist Gryce was bringing to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Joe CainGreat Hits Of The 60s ... LP
Time, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A gem of a record from Joe Cain – a fantastic arranger who's never gotten his due! The overall approach is what you'd expect from the title – a batch of 60s hits, done in easy instrumental versions – but Joe's style of bringing the instruments together makes for some real magic ... (Now Sound, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing.)

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California RamblersCalifornia Ramblers 1925 ... LP
BYG (France), 1925. Very Good ... $0.99
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Red CallenderBasin Street Brass ... LP
Legend, 1973. Sealed ... $4.99
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Red CallenderRed Callender Speaks Low ... LP
Crown, Late 50s. Very Good ... $6.99
One of the few albums ever recorded by Red Callender – a player who certainly speaks "low", given that his instrument here is the tuba! Red's got a rumbling, bassy sound that's surprisingly un-corny – an approach to the tuba that's also informed by Callender's many years ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Small black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a small split in the top seam and a small mark from sticker removal on front.)

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John CameronKes ... LP
Trunk (UK), 1969. New Copy ... $25.99
The long-overdue issue of material that was originally recorded for the film Kes back in 1969 – short and lovely numbers arranged and composed by Brit easy talent John Cameron! Cameron's best known for his work in more groove-oriented formats – but this soundtrack is something ... (Soundtracks, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited repress of 500 copies!)

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Red CampUpright & Horitzontal ... LP
Cook, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $4.99
One of the legendary Cook recordings from the late 50s, featuring the legendary Texas piano player Red Camp, caught in solo and trio material with guitarist Chet Rupe and bassist Arley Cooper. The overall sound is quite good, and in keeping with the high standards of the small number of Cook ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Maroon vinyl pressing. A-side label has some flaking. Cover has splitting in the spine.)

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Tony CampiseTony Campise ... LP
Ram, 1980. Near Mint- ... $13.99
Early work from saxophonist Tony Campise – issued on a small label from Houston, and featuring Campise on alto, soprano, tenor, and flute – with Joe LoCasion on piano, Bill Murry on bass, and Keith Karnaky on drums. Titles include "Son Of Hogfat", "Hey There", " ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light splitting on the bottom seam.)

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CandidoCandido The Volcanic ... LP
ABC, 1957. Near Mint- ... $29.99
Candido's firey conga is backed by a tight jazz group conducted by Ernie Wilkins. The players include Art Farmer, Jimmy Cleveland, Hank Jones, and Ernie Royal, and although they don't get to solo much, they play nice and hard, and give Candido great support in the background. Tracks include " ... (Latin, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove and serrated edge, with ABC-Paramount inner sleeve. Cover has a small name in pen on back, loo0ks great otherwise.)

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Conte CandoliLittle Band Big Jazz ... LP
Crown, 1960. Very Good ... $8.99
An incredible record – and the kind of rare LA bop session that got totally lost because it was never packaged properly! This obscure set was issued by the Crown label under a number of names – both the Conte Candoli All Stars and Vince Guaraldi – and the group includes Conte ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Conte Candoli & Frank RosolinoConversation ... LP
RCA, 1974. Near Mint- ... $4.99
An excellent session cut during a stretch when the Candoli/Rosolino team were doing some of their best work – playing in Europe with a number of hip backup groups. This set features an Italian trio of Franco D'Andrea on piano, Giovanni Tomasso on bass, and Gege Munari on drums. Tracks ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Pete & Conte CandoliBell, Book, & Candoli ... LP
Dot, Late 50s. Good ... $6.99
Pretty cool work from west coast trumpeting brothers Pete & Conte Candoli – released to coincide with their appearance in Bell, Book, & Candle, where they worked in a small jazz combo fronted by Jack Lemmon (as a warlock!) on bongos! The style of the tracks is similar to those in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear. Record has light surface noise.)

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Pete & Conte CandoliBrothers Candoli (aka Bell, Book, & Candoli) ... LP
Dot/Impulse, Late 50s. Sealed ... $6.99
Pretty cool work from west coast trumpeting brothers Pete & Conte Candoli – released to coincide with their appearance in Bell, Book, & Candle, where they worked in a small jazz combo fronted by Jack Lemmon (as a warlock!) on bongos! The style of the tracks is similar to those in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Eddie CanoEddie Cano At PJs ... LP
Reprise, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A stone classic from pianist Eddie Cano – recorded at the time he was heading the house combo at PJs, one of LA's hippest clubs of the 60s! The album's got Eddie grooving in a looser, freer, and more stripped-down style than on his 50s sessions – hitting a nice mix of Latin, jazz, and ... (Latin, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label mono promo with deep groove. Cover has a promo sticker, split seams held with clear tape, and a radio station stamp on back.)

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Eddie Cano & Nino TempoOn Broadway ... LP
Atco, 1966. Very Good ... $14.99
A wonderful set of Latin groovers – one of the few jazz-styled albums cut by tenor player Nino Tempo, and a tight session from the group of pianist Eddie Cano! Eddie's combo has a highly percussive feel – in keeping with Eddie's own sound on the keys – and Nino blows very ... (Latin, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono tan & blue label pressing. Cover has some notes in pen and a small name in marker on back. Label has a small name in marker.)

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Hoagy CarmichaelHoagy Sings Carmichael ... LP
Pacific Jazz, 1957. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Beautiful work from the legendary Hoagy Carmichael – and one of the few albums to feature him singing his own work! Hoagy's name is one that you're more likely to see in the songwriting credits than in the artist slot for a record – but he's actually got a wonderful voice, one that's ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Jazztone pressing with deep groove, including the rice paper inner sleeve.)

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Doug CarnInfant Eyes ... LP
Black Jazz, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
An undisputed 70s soul jazz classic – and arguably the best album that Doug Carn ever cut for the Black Jazz label! The set is a masterpiece of spiritual jazz – with Carn on keyboards setting up the groove, and wife Jean singing some incredible vocals – very different than her ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Cookie CarrPlays Cool Organ With A Solid Beat Vol 2 ... LP
Grand Award, 1959. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has some vintage price stickers.)

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Benny CarterAspects (aka Jazz Calendar) ... LP
United Artists, 1959. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A real corker from Benny Carter's revival period at the end of the 50s – a large group session recorded with a very strong horn section, arranged and produced by Benny himself! The album's got a "calendar" gimmick – in that each of the 12 songs feature a month in the name ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono red label pressing with deep groove. Cover is bent a bit at the top right corner, with a piece of clear tape at the seam.)

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Benny CarterFurther Definitions ... LP
Impulse, 1961. Near Mint- ... $7.99
A key later album from alto saxophonist Benny Carter – one that has him at the helm of a largeish group, but playing with a nicely focused sort of groove! In addition to Benny's alto, the record also features tenor sax from Charlie Rouse and Coleman Hawkins, plus one more alto from Phil ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s MCA pressing in a non-gatefold cover.)
Also available Further Definitions (plus Additions To Further Definitions) ... CD 3.99

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Benny CarterSax A La Carter ... LP
United Artists, 1960. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A bracingly simple album from Benny Carter – one recorded with small group west coast backing, in a style that really lets us focus on his wonderful tone! The set's one of Carter's most obscure from later years – a 1960 session recorded with Jimmy Rowles on piano, Leroy Vinnegar on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing, in great shape. Cover has a small vintage price sticker in one corner, but is nice overall.)

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Benny Carter & Dizzy GillespieCarter Gillespie Inc ... LP
Pablo, 1976. Sealed ... $8.99
Features Joe Pass on guitar, Tommy Flanagan on piano, Al McKibbon on bass, and Mickey Roker on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed!)

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Benny Carter with Ben Webster & Barney BigardBenny, Ben, & Barney ... LP
Swingville, 1962. Very Good+ ... $12.99
A great example of why the Swingville label was such a great idea – a perfect setting for older players to have a chance to relax in the studio and really do their thing – hitting the sort of notes they might reach in a late-nite set at a club, without all the pressures to try for a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label Status pressing. Cover is nice!)

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Benny Carter/Charlie Parker/Willie Smith/Johnny HoAlto Sax (Verve) ... LP
Norgran/Verve, Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $24.99
An early collection of gems from Norman Granz and his Verve crew – a record that showcases recordings based around some of his alto sax stars! It's not clear whether or not all of these tunes are exclusive to the album, but we can say that we really appreciate it for the numbers that feature ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Trumpeter logo pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear, aging, clear tape holding the seams, and some marker and ink stamp on back.)

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Betty CarterRound Midnight (Atco) ... LP
Atco, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $24.99
An interesting early album from Betty Carter – less jazz than some of her later work, but with a bit more of an edge than some of her ABC recordings. The album's got sort of an arranged sophisticated jazz style – in the mode of 60s work by Esther Phillips or Dinah Washington – ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow & blue label pressing. Cover has some wear and aging, with a worn spot on the spine.)

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John CarterDauwhe ... LP
Black Saint (Italy), 1982. Near Mint- ... $29.99
Richly complicated work from reedman John Carter – working here at a level that's a great change from his smaller combo work of the early years! Carter plays clarinet throughout – at the head of an octet with a very cerebral feel – a group who almost bring more of a serious music ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ John CarterNight Fire ... LP
Black Saint (Italy), 1981. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A lovely little record from John Carter – and a record with an even more sensitive feel than some of his other work of the time! The group's a quintet – with longtime associate Bobby Bradford on trumpet – yet the sound is in a much more different space than some of the other ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ron CarterAll Alone ... LP
EmArcy, 1988. Sealed ... $11.99
A great set of solo bass from Ron Carter – with long takes on the tunes "Tap Tap Tap", "Two Hands Only", "DB Blues", and "New York Standard Time". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout mark.)

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Ron CarterAll Blues ... LP
CTI, 1973. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $29.99
One of Ron Carter's best from the 70s – a hip and subtle effort recorded for CTI, with a small group that includes Joe Henderson on tenor, Roland Hanna on piano, and Billy Cobham on drums! Henderson's tenor work dominates the album, and the long tracks really let him snake around mightily ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Ron CarterAnything Goes ... LP
Kudu, 1975. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Ron Carter gets sweet and funky on this 70s classic for Kudu Records – a set that's a fair bit different than some of Carter's acoustic trio sides of the decade, or some of his more high-concept work in recent years! The approach here is free and flowing – larger arrangements penned by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner. Back cover paste-on is unglued along the top.)

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Ron CarterBlues Farm ... LP
CTI, 1973. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Sweet electric work from Ron Carter – subtle magic in the best CTI mode! Ron arranged the set himself, but he's working with a core group of CTI players that includes Bob James and Richard Tee on electric piano, Hubert Laws on flute, Ralph MacDonald on percussion, and Billy Cobham on drums ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Non-gatefold pressing.)

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Ron CarterNew York Slick ... LP
Milestone, 1980. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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Ron CarterPeg Leg ... LP
Milestone, 1978. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A great step in the evolution of Ron Carter from brilliant bassist to even more brilliant leader! The album's cut at a time when Carter was really moving his instrument from the back to the front – playing piccolo bass more than usual, and plucking with a pronounced groove, even in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ron CarterRon Carter – The Man With The Bass ... LP
Milestone/Victor (Japan), 1985. Very Good+ ... $11.99
An unusual Japanese-only collection of work by bassist Ron Carter – pulled from American sides for Fantasy, and done by Suntory Whiskey! The set features the new tracks "Double Bass" and "36414" with Jay Berliner on guitar and Kenny Barron on piano – and other ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes obi!)

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Ron Carter & Jim HallTelephone ... LP
Concord, 1984. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Guitarist Jim Hall is a player who's always realized he sounds best in a small, intimate setting – whether in his 50s trio recordings with Jimmy Giuffre, or his 60s classics with Bill Hall, or his 70s experiments with bassist Ron Carter – and this live date for Concord really revives ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lee Castle's JazztetteLee Castle's Jazztette (10-inch) ... LP
Jay Dee, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $9.99
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(Cover has some pen on front.)

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Oscar Castro-Neves & His OrchestraBig Band Bossa Nova ... LP
Audio Fidelity, Early 60s. Very Good ... $4.99
An excellent bossa session led by pianist Oscar Castro-Neves and his band, and recorded during the blitz of early bossa sessions by the Audio Fidelity label! The group's a large one, but not too large to lose the groove – and Castro-Neves put the whole thing together so that the album's ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Dick CathcartBix MCMLIX ... LP
Warner, 1959. Near Mint- ... $0.99
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(Gold label stereo pressing with deep groove.)

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Carmen CavallaroWith That Latin Beat ... LP
Decca, 1959. Very Good+ ... $3.99
The frenzied piano of Carmen Cavallaro gets a nice does of Latin rhythms on this set – and the set's a great example of the way that cocktail piano and Latin were strongly linked in the New York scene of the 50s! Carmen's style here is certainly different than that of Joe Loco, Noro Morales, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Page CavanaughFats Sent Me ... LP
Capitol, 1957. Very Good+ ... $2.99
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(Turquoise label pressing.)

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Franco Cerri & Enrico IntraFrom Milan To Frankfurt/Main – Re: Jazz Twins ... LP
Dire (Italy), 1985. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $39.99
Great work from two of Italy's most sensitive sonic talents – Franco Cerri on guitar and Enrico Intra on piano – in a group with Hugo Heredia on tenor and flute, Martin Dietrich on trombone, and Gil Cuppini on drums! A gem of a record in that special Dire Records mode. LP, Vinyl record album

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Eugene ChadbourneSolo Guitar – Vol 1 1/3 (with bonus download) ... LP
Feeding Tube, Late 70s. New Copy ... $12.99
Rare solo recordings made in Canada by Eugene Chadbourne during the late 70s – done with a style that's very similar to his seminal albums on the Parachute label! As with those, Chadbourne emerges here as a completely original talent – one with all the sharp edges of the free jazz ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus download!)

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Serge ChaloffBlue Serge (Capitol Jazz Classics) ... LP
Capitol, 1956. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Classic Capitol jazz session, and one that pairs Boston baritone player Serge Chaloff with an LA rhythm section that has Sonny Clark on piano, Leroy Vinnegar on bass, and Philly Joe Jones on drums. The album's a perfect example of Chaloff's legendary (and short-lived) talents on the baritone ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Paul ChambersEase It (aka Go. . .) ... LP
Vee Jay/Affinity (UK), Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A rare non-Blue Note date as a leader from bassist Paul Chambers – and one of his hardest cooking dates in the studio! The session breaks out a bit from some of Chambers' more concept-based work of the time – and has him opening up strongly with an all-star group that includes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing.)

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Paul ChambersJust Friends ... LP
Trip/Vee Jay, Late 50s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
Very nice 2LP set that brings together material from Paul Chambers' great Vee Jay hardbop albums! Chambers only cut 2 records for the label, and they're both darn hard to find on vinyl – so the set's extra-nice because it might be the only way you'll find these hard-hitting sides on wax. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Paul Chambers & John ColtraneHigh Step ... LP
Blue Note, Mid 50s/1975. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
Killer set of hardbop tracks recorded during the mid 50s for the Jazz West, Transition, and Blue Note labels – and seminal early work by Coltrane, playing under the leadership of his frequent bass partner Paul Chambers. One album was issued under the name of the Paul Chambers Quartet, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Eddie ChambleeRocking Tenor Sax Of Eddie Chamblee With Dayton Selby At The Organ ... LP
Prestige, 1964. Good+ ... $6.99
Wild tenor/organ trio side featuring the great Chicago R&B tenor player with an obscure organist named Dayton Selby. Wailin' cuts, with the two of them trading off in a crazy way, especially on cuts like "Skang!" and "Champin". A tough one to find, and waaaay better than ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow & black label pressing, with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has split top and bottom seams with some marker.)

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Ray CharlesGreat Ray Charles ... LP
Atlantic, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $11.99
More of a jazz album than the early vocal singles of Ray Charles – but a set that definitely is as great as promised by the title! Ray's in the lead on piano – taking some strong solos, and showing us what a sensitive phraseologist he can be when needed – really showcasing that ... (Soul, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original green label "long playing unbreakable", deep groove pressing! Cover has some staining on the top seam and light wear.)
Also available Great Ray Charles (180 gram mono pressing) ... LP 17.99

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Ray CharlesGreat Ray Charles (180 gram mono pressing) ... LP
Atlantic, Late 50s. New Copy (reissue)... $17.99 19.98
More of a jazz album than the early vocal singles of Ray Charles – but a set that definitely is as great as promised by the title! Ray's in the lead on piano – taking some strong solos, and showing us what a sensitive phraseologist he can be when needed – really showcasing that ... (Soul, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Record Store Crawl Exclusive pressing, limited to brick & mortar stores. Just 500 copies!)
Also available Great Ray Charles ... LP 11.99

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Teddy CharlesTeddy Charles Tentet (Jazzlore) ... LP
Atlantic, 1956. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Sublime modern jazz from Teddy – right up there with the best mid 50s work of other groundbreakers like Charles Mingus or George Russell, to whom Charles acknowledges more than a bit of inspiration! Charles plays vibes like no one else – especially at this point in his career, when he's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing. Cover has a cutout notch and a promo stamp.)

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Teddy Charles/Shorty RogersCollaboration West ... LP
Prestige, 1953. Near Mint- ... $12.99
Great vibes from the legendary Teddy Charles – a set that brings together some of his best early moments for Prestige Records! This full set combines two earlier 10" sessions recorded by Charles – both done in LA in 1953, in small group formations with Shorty Rogers on trumpet, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing – still in shrinkwrap with review sticker.)

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ChaseChase ... LP
Epic, 1971. Very Good+ ... $5.99
The debut album from Chase – one of the hippest jazz rock combos of the 70s! The self-titled Chase album first burned onto the market in 1971 – and it's a great distillation of a groove that was bubbling around in various other segments at the time – some of the tighter big band ... (Rock, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Don CherryComplete Communion – Live in Hilversum May 9th, 1966 ... LP
DBQP (Italy), 1966. New Copy ... $18.99
Don Cherry works here around the time of his Complete Communion album on Blue Note – but in a mix of songs that really show a different side of his style! The group here isn't the complete Complete Communion combo – as it features Cherry on cornet and Gato Barbieri on tenor – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Don CherryRelativity Suite ... LP
JCOA, 1973. Near Mint- ... $69.99
One of Don Cherry's most spiritual, far-reaching projects – a wonderful record that builds both on his key avant work of the 60s, and some of the globally-inspired sounds he was cutting overseas! This date was done in close collaboration with the New York underground of the time – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has some light wear, but is nice overall.)

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Don CherryTibet (aka Eternal Now) ... LP
Sonet/Picadilly, 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
One of two great records that Cherry cut for the Sonet label while working in Sweden. The album features Cherry in the company of Swedish players like Bernt Rosengren, Agneta Arnstrom, and Bengt Berger – all of whom play in a very world jazz vibe, adding in lots of strange percussion, gongs, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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ChiminyoI Am Chiminyo EP ... LP
Gearbox (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $14.99 15.99
Pretty amazing work from Chiminyo – aka jazz drummer Tim Doyle, who also finds a way to trigger samples when he plays – creating this one-man sound on the record that really comes as quite a surprise! All three tracks on the EP were performed live by Chiminyo – and while he's ... (New Grooves, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Herman ChittisonCocktail Time (10 inch LP) ... LP
Columbia, Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
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(In the red cover.)

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Bobby ChristianAll That Jazz ... LP
Orion, Early 60s. Very Good ... $9.99
Vibist/percussionist Bobby Christian leads a small combo through a tight run of tracks designed to provide a showcase for the choreography of jazz dance master Gus Giordano. The tracks have a very groovy sound, with a nice early 60's jazz feel that sounds like it was lifted from a crime soundtrack ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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Bobby ChristianStop – It's Time For Bobby Christian ... LP
MAL, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A very groovy record from Chicago drummer, percussionist, and bandleader Bobby Christian – one of the hipper talents working on the Chi-town scene of the 60s and 70s, and a player who did an awful lot of work for the studios as well! Bobby's working here in a mode that's straight jazzy and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Pete ChristliebSelf Portrait ... LP
Bosco, 1981. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Great small-label record by the many who recorded more famously with Warne Marsh on Warner! Features Mike Melvoin on electric piano and Hammond, Warne Marsh on tenor, and Lou Levy on piano. LP, Vinyl record album

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Pete Christlieb/Warne MarshApogee ... LP
Warner, 1978. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A brilliant set of post-post-post Konitz jazz – a late 70s Warne Marsh session, produced by Donald Fagan and Walter Becker of Steely Dan! Despite the smooth jazz feeling of Becker & Fagan's own work, the pair are completely respectful to Marsh and his twin-tenor frontman Pete Christlieb ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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June ChristyJune Fair & Warmer ... LP
Capitol, 1957. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Always brilliant work from the great June Christy – an album that's got a lot more darkness than you might think from the title and the bright-colored cover! The style is very booze-soaked and sad – with plenty of echoes of the classic Something Cool album – and like that set, ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono turquoise label pressing.)

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Gigi CichelleroStereo Hi Fi Experience – Gigi Cichellero Big Band ... LP
Imperial (Italy), 1974. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $14.99
A nice MPS-styled large ensemble session – with guest work from Dusko Goykovich on trumpet! The main group also features Sergio Fanni on trumpet, Gianluigi Trovesi on alto, and Giancarlo Romani on trombone. LP, Vinyl record album

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City Of Women (Jimi Tenor & Edward Vesala)City Of Women II ... LP
Sahko (Finland), 1998. New Copy ... $18.99
Very fluid, freewheeling sounds from this Finnish quintet – material recorded relatively early in the career of some of the musicians, and already showing a tremendous ear for the sorts of fresh styles they'd create in years to come! The group is co-led by Jimi Tenor and Edward Vesala – ... (New Grooves, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sonny ClarkCool Struttin' ... LP
Blue Note, 1958. Near Mint- ... $24.99
One of the most legendary albums on Blue Note – or maybe THE most legendary albums on Blue Note – a stunning session that shows what the label was capable of when it was really hitting on all burners – from the lineup to the music to the production – and even the classic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing in the reversed cover.)
Also available Cool Struttin' (RVG remaster edition) ... CD 6.99

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Kenny Clarke with James MoodyParis Bebop Sessions (Prestige Historical Series) ... LP
Prestige, Late 40s/Early 50s. Sealed ... $7.99
Excellent work recorded in Paris – recordings that feature drummer Kenny Clarke on all of side one – with one group that includes Jesse Powell on tenor, Jimmy Heath on alto, and John Lewis on piano – and another that features Benny Bailey on trumpet and Cecil Payne on baritone! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Stanley ClarkeHideaway ... LP
Epic, 1986. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Hideaway makes a move towards more delicate synth soul for Clarke – who assembles an impressive guest list that includes Stanley Jordan, Herbie Hancock and Stewart Copeland. Titles include a cover of Stevie Wonder's "Overjoyed", plus "My Love, Her Inspiration", "Where ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Stanley ClarkeSchool Days ... LP
Columbia, 1976. Near Mint- ... $7.99
A massive hit for Stanley Clarke – a record that has him reigning in some of his wilder elements a bit, and going for a groove that's right in the pocket! There's a definite soul fusion influence going on here – Clarke trying to hit the same groove as some of his contemporaries, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available School Days ... CD 1.99
 
 



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