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✨✧ SphereInside Ourselves (2LP version – with bonus tracks) ... LP
Strata/180 Proof, Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $26.99 29.98
Really great work from the Detroit underground of the 70s – by a group that features a young Larry Nozero on saxes, who you might also know for his work with keyboard giant Eddie Russ! This set's a bit more hard-edged than Eddie's work – tracks that open up nicely in the more spiritual ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 1000!)

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Spontaneous CombustionCome And Stick Your Head In ... LP
Flying Dutchman, 1969. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $19.99
A funky blend of rock, jazz, and soul – played in the free spirit of the early Flying Dutchman label – by a hip group that includes Dennis Budimir, Mike Melvoin, and Tom Scott. The album's got a really nice uptight feel, with a few tracks that have cracking drums and a nice breaking ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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SquareAdventures ... LP
CBS/Sony (Japan), 1984. Very Good ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing, 28AH 1693, including the pink obi and insert. Cover has some aging and a sticker spot.)

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Heiner Stadler & OthersTribute To Monk & Bird ... LP
Tomato, 1978. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $7.99
Features Thad Jones, George Adams, Reggie Workman, Stanley Cowell, Lenny White, George Lewis, and Warren Smith. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Marvin StammStammpede ... LP
PAJ, 1983. Sealed ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has sticker remnants.)

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Tomasz StankoMusic 81 – Polish Jazz Vol 69 ... LP
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
A lost chapter in the career of Polish trumpeter Tomasz Stanko – better known for his recent recordings on ECM, and his classic 60s work with Komeda – but sounding surprisingly great here as well! The album's a relatively straight set of tracks that feature Stanko with a quartet – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Music 81 – Polish Jazz Vol 69 ... CD 16.99

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Stardrive with Robert MasonIntergalactic Trot ... LP
Elektra, 1973. Near Mint- ... $3.99
Space jazz for the 70s – a classic batch of synthesizer fusion from keyboardist Robert Mason, whose groove here is totally great! The album's got rhythms that are rooted in rock, but executed in jazz – making for a chunky, funky sound that really helps this album cross over nicely! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Kay Starr/Erroll GarnerSingin' Swingin' ... LP
Crown, 1957. Very Good ... $9.99
(Vocalists, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Small black label pressing with deep groove, in the blue & pink cover. Cover has some seam splitting.)

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Steam HeatAustin Funk ... LP
Fable/Jazzman (UK), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99
A legendary album from the Texas scene of the 70s – exactly the kind of set that helps the city of Austin live up to its massive reputation for music! The group's got a wonderful blend of jazz, soul, and funk – a unique blend that reminds us of our favorite funky Fantasy Records sides ... (Soul, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Individually numbered limited edition of 1000!)
Also available Austin Funk ... CD 14.99

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StepsParadox ... LP
Better Days (Japan), 1982. Near Mint- ... $16.99
A great little set from the precursor to Steps Ahead – heard here on a Japanese-only album that's got a really wonderful sound! The group's a quintet that includes Michael Brecker on tenor, Mike Maineri on vibes, Don Grolnick on keyboards, Eddie Gomez on bass, and Peter Erskine on drums ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes insert.)

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StepsSmokin' In The Pit ... LP
Better Days (Japan), 1979. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
Features Michael Brecker on tenor, Mike Mainieri on vibes, Don Grolnick on piano, Eddie Gomez on bass, and Steve Gadd on drums. A double-length set – with cuts that include "Young & Fine", "Soul Eyes", "Lover Man", "Tee Bag", and "Fawlty ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obit and insert.)

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Steps AheadModern Times ... LP
Elektra, 1984. Near Mint- ... $5.99
A classic set from this fusion supergroup – a great quintet that features keyboards from Warren Bernhardt, vibes from Mike Mainieri, tenor and soprano from Michael Brecker, bass from Eddie Gomez, and drums from Peter Erskine. As with other Steps Ahead records, the vibes really balance out ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Steps AheadSteps Ahead ... LP
Elektra, 1983. Near Mint- ... $3.99
A classic bit of early 80s fusion – from this supergroup that included Michael Brecker on tenor, Eliane Elias on piano, Peter Erskine on drums, Eddie Gomez on bass, and Mike Maineri on vibes! The sound's a lot more acoustic than you'd expect from the time and the setting, but the overall ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Robert StillmanReality ... LP
Orindal, 2019. New Copy ... $9.99
The most spiritual set we've heard so far from reedman Robert Stillman – a set hat's filled with slow-building tunes that provide a fantastic display for his saxophone solos! The record oddly has no credits, so we're not sure who's working with Stillman on the set – but the drummer is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Reality ... CD 8.99

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Sonny StittAll God's Children Got Rhythm ... LP
Prestige, 1949/1950. Very Good- ... $9.99
Great early stuff by Stitt – originally issued on 78 rpm sides by Prestige, but collected here in LP format with better notes! The sessions feature one session with Bud Powell on piano and Max Roach on drums, and another set with John Lewis on piano, JJ Johnson on trombone, and Roach again ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow & black label NJ pressing with deep groove and RVG stamp. Cover has a bit of pen on back.)

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Sonny StittBurnin ... LP
Argo, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $7.99
A great lost gem from Sonny Stitt – one of his most obscure sides for Argo, recorded with a no-nonsense quartet that included Barry Harris on piano, William Austin on bass, and Frank Gant on drums – all on the day after the trio worked together on Harris' Breakin It Up session for the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label 70s pressing in a black & white cover. Cover and labels have some marker.)

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Sonny StittLone Wolf – The Roost Alternatives (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Run Out Groove, Mid 50s. New Copy ... $22.99 24.98
Fantastic material from Sonny Stitt – alternate takes of sides that may well be some of our favorites from the bop sax legend – issued here on vinyl for the first time ever! The material here was recorded for the Roost label after Stitt's famous initial run on Prestige Records – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Run Out Groove exclusive. Pressing quantity based on pre-release demand – extremely limited and individually numbered!)

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✨✧ Sonny StittLow Flame ... LP
Jazzland, 1962. Very Good ... $14.99
A mellow late-night set of jazz tracks, cut with Don Patterson and his trio that included Paul Weeden and Billy James. The record has a great soulful sound that's a lot more like some of Patterson's work on Prestige than the usual stuff on Jazzland – and we almost wonder if the session wasn't ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Maroon label Orpheum pressing.)

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Sonny StittMove On Over ... LP
Argo, 1963. Very Good ... $9.99
A bit rough around the edges, but a very tasty set from Stitt! The album's sort of free-spun organ set – with Stitt on alto and tenor, Joe Diorio on guitar, Eddie Buster on Hammond, and work by the great Nicky Hill on alto. Tracks are loosely put together – almost in a one-take mode, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo Argo pressing with blue label and deep groove. Cover has some wear and a center split bottom seam.)

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Sonny StittMy Mother's Eyes ... LP
Pacific Jazz, 1963. Near Mint- ... $24.99
A rare one for Sonny Stitt – an album for Pacific Jazz recorded on the west coast, but done with some hard-burning organ work by Charles Kynard that easily matches any of Stitt's best soul jazz sides from the east! There's a tightly cooking feel to the entire set that's really great – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, on King, with obi!)

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Sonny StittNever Can Say Goodbye ... LP
Cadet, 1975. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Sonny Stitt in a sweet electric funk mode – working here in a style that's almost more CTI/Kudu than the usual Cadet Records groove! Arrangements are by James Brown heavyweight Pee Wee Ellis – who also plays some moog on the set – and other players include Wilbur Bascomb on bass, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and an ink stamp.)

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Sonny StittNew Trends Of Jazz Vol 9 (7 inch EP) ... LP
Savoy, Late 40s. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $24.99
A cool release of early Savoy material by Sonny Stitt – with the titles "Webb City (parts 1 & 2)", "Be Bop In Pastel", and "Ray's Idea". (Funky 45's, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album

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Sonny StittPersonal Appearance ... LP
Verve, 1957. Near Mint- ... $16.99
Beautiful late 50s work from Stitt – filled with subtle complex solos, and a rich confident tone that was missing from earlier records! As with some of his other Verve sessions from the time, the track list is mostly standards – but unlike some Verve sessions, Stitt never gets lost in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s mono Japanese pressing on Polydor, UMV 2541, with obi. Cover has a cutout notch and light wear.)

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Sonny StittRearin Back ... LP
Argo, 1962. Very Good+ ... $6.99
A great little groover from Sonny Stitt – blowing here with a very soulful group that features piano by soul jazz giant Ronnie Matthews! Matthews is at his prime here, and his heavy left-handed approach lays out some wonderful grooves for Stitt – crackling little tunes that are extra-gr ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue lable Argo pressing. Cover has some surface wear.)

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Sonny StittSo Doggone Good ... LP
Prestige, 1973. Near Mint- ... $2.99
A standout acoustic set from the great Sonny Stitt – recorded during an early 70s stretch when he was doing a fair bit of work with electric players! The format here is great – and even though the instrumentation hearkens back to the earlier years of Sonny's career, there's a sense of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Sonny StittSonny Stitt ... LP
Argo, 1958. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A record with a simple, elegant title – and a similar cover image too – but if you know Sonny Stitt, you know there's often plenty beneath the surface, and this classic Chess Records has plenty to offer, once you start listening! The album's right up there with Sonny's work for Roost ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing in a black & white cover, with a cutout notch.)

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Sonny StittSonny Stitt & The Top Brass (Jazzlore) ... LP
Atlantic, 1966. Very Good+ ... $4.99
A heck of a great little record – one that shouldn't work so well, but it does! For the set, Sonny Stitt's blowing in front of a larger brass section – and while the prospect of a Sonny Stitt big band record might not sound that great at first, this one really kicks, largely because of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s Jazzlore pressing.)

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Sonny StittSonny Stitt – Previously Unreleased Recordings ... LP
Verve, Late 50s/1973. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Stitt's Verve recordings were some of his best, and they show the genius of his playing in a relaxed easy setting that lets him get the most out of his solos. Although this album, like most of the ones in this Verve series, offers little info on the dates and players, the material seems to be from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Sonny StittSonny Stitt At The DJ Lounge ... LP
Argo, 1961. Very Good+ ... $7.99
A classic from Stitt – cut during the underground days of the early 60s, when both he and Gene Ammons seemed to be recording for just about every jazz label around, and when they both seemed to be doing an awful lot of work in Chicago. This album was done in a flurry that Jug and Stitt cut ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Argo pressing, with deep groove.)

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Sonny StittSonny Stitt Plays Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements ... LP
Verve, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $11.99
An unusual pairing, but a great Stitt set from Verve – recorded with a west coast group that also includes Jack Sheldon on trumpet, Frank Rosolino on trombone, Jimmy Rowles on piano, and even a bit of Jimmy Giuffre near the end! Titles include "Down Country", "Downtown", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing with trumpeter logo and wide deep groove. Cover has entirely split seams and some aging.)

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Sonny StittSonny Stitt Sits In With The Oscar Peterson Trio ... LP
Verve, 1959. Very Good- ... $39.99
Sonny Stitt makes Oscar Peterson sit up and groove! The record's a great one, and uses the Peterson Trio as a perfect rhythm section for Sonny's confidently blown solos of the late 50s – in a way that pushes the combo past their usual safe area, and into more freewheeling territory to keep ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing, with deep groove. Cover has a split top seam, a few spots of tape, and some surface wear.)

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Sonny StittSonny Stitt With The New Yorkers ... LP
Roost, Mid 50s. Very Good- ... $14.99
Beautiful Roost material from Sonny Stitt – solid, mature, and extremely well-placed lines on the alto sax – all caught at a level that's higher than most of his contemporaries were dising out at the time! The boppier side of Stitt's roots is nicely suppressed here – and in its ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Royal Roost pressing. Side A label is missing, and Side B label is starting to peel off a bit. Cover is discolored from age, with splitting on the seams and spine, masking tape across the top seam, and some holding the bottom.)

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Sonny StittStitt Plays Bird ... LP
Atlantic, 1963. Near Mint- ... $14.99
After years of staying free of comparisons with Charlie Parker, Sonny Stitt steps confidently into a set of compositions by the late, great one – sounding really wonderful in his own interpretations of these classics! The album's got the same simple and focused still as Stitt's best work on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & green Rockefeller label pressing.)

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Sonny StittTune-Up! ... LP
Cobblestone, 1972. Sealed ... $14.99
By this point in his career, Sonny hardly needed a tune up in his style – but the album's a great one from his post-Prestige years, and a real back-to-basics effort that recalls the genius of his work on Roost! The format is straight and simple – Stitt's tenor and alto fronting a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sonny Stitt & Eddie DavisBattle Of Birdland ... LP
Roost, Late 50s. Very Good ... $19.99
Heavy tenor from both of these giants – working here with a raw group that features Doc Bagby on Hammond and Charlie Rice on drums! Titles include "SOS", "Jaws", "Marchin", and "I Can't Get Started" – all nice and long! LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Royal Roost pressing. Cover has discoloration from age, a light scrape on front, and split seams held with aged tape.)

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Sonny Stitt & Eddie Lockjaw DavisTenor Battles ... LP
Phoenix, 1954. Very Good+ ... $7.99
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(Cover has some wear, aging, and slitting in the bottom seam.)

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Sonny Stitt & Paul GonsalvesSalt & Pepper ... LP
Impulse, 1963. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $9.99
Head to head blowing from Sonny Sitt and Paul Gonsalves – just the kind of twin-horn performance that Stitt was famous for in his live battle days, and one that also reminds us that Gonsalves can be a very loose swinger when he wants to be! The tracks are all long, and played with the sort ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing.)

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Sonny Stitt & The GiantsNight Work ... LP
Black Lion, 1967. Near Mint- ... $6.99
An overlooked 60s session – with Stitt on alto, Howard McGhee on trumpet, Walter Bishop Jr on piano, Tommy Potter on bass, and Kenny Clarke on drums. Tracks are longish – and titles include 'Hello", "Matter Horns", and "Night Work". LP, Vinyl record album

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Sonny Stitt & Zoot SimsInter-Action ... LP
Cadet, 1965. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A nice little set by Sonny Stitt and Zoot Sims – recorded in Chicago after the two had played together at the Plugged Nickel in the Windy City! Backing is by the trio of pianist John Young – who gives the album a rolling bottom groove that shows off the Chicago sound of the early 60s ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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John StowellGolden Delicious ... LP
Inner City, 1977. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A beautiful little fusion set from guitarist John Stowell – one that dances along at a really breezy pace, thanks to a nice "bottom" from drummer Billy Hart and percussionist Dom Um Romao! Stowell's practically by himself at the top of the set – playing with amazing control ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Frank StrazzeriFrames ... LP
Glendale, 1975. Near Mint- ... $33.99
A sweet sweet Fender Rhodes session, with Frank on the keys – and a lineup that includes Don Menza on soprano sax and flute, Frank Rosolino on trombone, and Gary Barone on trumpet. Titles include "Frames", "Injun Jo", "Jo Gee", "Ballad Of The Matador", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Frank StrazzeriView From Within (aka Taurus) ... LP
Revelation/Creative World, 1973. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Sweet Fender Rhodes from Frank Strazzeri – with work from Conte Candoli on trumpet, Frank Rosolino on trombone, and Don Menza on tenor and flute! Great California grooves from the start of the 70s – with tracks that include "Strazzatonic", "Taurus", "Lazy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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StreetdancerRising ... LP
Dharma, 1976. Very Good+ ... $8.99
Free funky fusion, with a bit of the hard edge that European groups were using at the time, but played by an obscure group from Chicago, and with Chico Freeman guesting on reeds. There's some nice funky drumming in here by Andy Potter, with chunky breaks that you'd expect to find on a fusion ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Marcus StricklandPeople Of The Sun ... LP
Blue Note, 2018. New Copy ... $18.99 21.99
Saxophonist Marcus Strickland continues the electric explorations of his previous project with Meshell Ndegeocello – but works here on his own, with his very cool Twi-Life group – which certainly opens up a whole new dimension in his music! Marcus blows sopranino, alto, tenor, and bass ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available People Of The Sun ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ Frank Strozier & Booker LittleWaltz Of The Demons (aka Fantastic Frank Strozier) ... LP
Vee Jay/Affinity (UK), 1959. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A seminal early recording from one of our favorite reed players ever! In the late 1950s, the young Frank Strozier came up to Chicago from Memphis, along with his longtime friend, pianist Harold Mabern. The two of them both settled nicely in the city's MJT+3 combo, where they proceeded to recorde ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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John StubblefieldCountin' On The Blues ... LP
Enja (Germany), 1987. Sealed ... $6.99
Reedman John Stubblefield made some of his best records as a leader for Enja – and this is definitely one of them! The set has Stubblefield coming across with maturity and focus that you might not have found a few years before – that kind of ebullient, soulful style that some of his ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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John StubblefieldPrelude ... LP
Storyville (Denmark), 1978. Near Mint- ... $18.99
Hardly a prelude – as the album's a fully-formed, fully-stated set right from the start – easily one of the best moments ever for reedman John Stubblefield – and an overlooked spiritual classic from the 70s! There's a vibe here that rivals the Strata East scene at their best ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has some light wear, but is very nice overall.)

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StuffLive In New York ... LP
Warner, 1980. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A really great album from 70s supergroup Stuff – one that shows that the group could sparkle just as much in a live setting as they could in the studio – really opening up with a sense of spontaneity that shows that their sublimely tight music wasn't just he product of some clever edits ... (Soul, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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StuffLive Stuff ... LP
Warner (Japan), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $45.99
A nice little live set from Stuff – one that's recorded in Tokyo, with a groove that's a bit more open than their better-known New York live album from a few years later! The sound's somewhat rougher than the Stuff studio sessions, but in a good way – one that shows that the combo can ... (Soul, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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StuffOld Dreams New Planet ... LP
Gondwana (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $12.99
A very cool little combo – one that almost sounds like a funk band working with broken instruments! Stuff are really out to do something new here – borrowing bits of jazz and funk, then weaving together a sound that's equal parts acoustic and electric – but which has lots of fuzz ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Old Dreams New Planets ... CD 9.99

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StuffStuff ... LP
Just Sunshine/Warner, 1976. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Tight funky fusion from Stuff – the stellar debut by the soul jazz supergroup – filled with groovy electric keys, rubbery basslines and tightly vamping guitar! The sound is warm and groovy throughout – sophisticated funk on some tunes, and slightly looser and soulful on others ... (Soul, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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StuffStuff It ... LP
Warner/Just Sunshine, 1979. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Late 70s soul fusion from masters of the groove – perhaps the best ever by the late 70s supergroup Stuff – featuring a core group that includes Cornell Dupree, Steve Gadd, Eric Gale, and Richard Tee! This time out the smooth sound is vibrantly top notch – all produced by Steve ... (Soul, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some wear, a cutout notch, and a mark from price sticker removal.)

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Frank Sugia, Bud Schultz, Corky Corcoran, etcSeattle Beat ... LP
Capitol, Early 60s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $6.99
A very cool Capitol Custom collection of work on the Seattle scene – with material by The Frank Sugia Quartet, Bud Schultz Trio, Gene Boscacci Quintet, The Saints, Corky Corcoran/Bill Shuart Quartet, and Chuck Mahaffy & The Individuals! A really unique look at a scene that was getting ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Gatefold cover and mottled orange vinyl pressing! Cover has light wear in one corner, but is nice overall.)

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Ira SullivanBird Lives! ... LP
Vee Jay, 1962. Very Good+ ... $5.99
In the years after Charlie Parker passed away, tributes to his greatness were a very common thing in local jazz scenes across the US. This is a prime example of that tradition, but way more than that, it's also a killer Chicago jazz session from the old days – featuring trumpeter Ira ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow rainbow label pressing. Cover has clear tape on the corners.)

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Ira SullivanNicky's Tune ... LP
Delmark, 1958. Very Good ... $6.99
A great little record – not only for the early trumpet work of Ira Sullivan, but also for the presence of tenorist Nicky Hill – an under-recorded legend from the Chicago scene of the 50s! The set features Sullivan in extremely tight bop formation – working on longer tracks that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing. Cover has a mostly split top seam.)

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Ira SullivanPeace ... LP
Galaxy, 1979. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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Sun ShipFollow Us – Polish Jazz Vol 61 ... LP
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
Soaring electric jazz from this hip 70s Polish combo – a group that's heavy on keyboards and soprano sax – both used to really stretch out on a number of long and jamming titles! The soprano sax is used here in that highly angular way that was common on the European scene of the time ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Follow Us – Polish Jazz Vol 61 ... CD 9.99

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John SurmanAnglo Sax ... LP
Deram, 1969. Very Good+ ... $59.99
An essential lost bit of British jazz – and the first record ever released by avant reed player John Surman! The album's an interesting mix of styles, with a split that runs right down the middle. The first 4 tracks on the record reflect a distinct Carribean style, and are a good indication ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring & edge wear, light aging, and a promo sticker on back.)

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John SurmanMorning Glory ... LP
Antilles, 1973. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A seminal 70s session from British modernist John Surman – a record that exposed him to a much wider audience than the one he'd been getting in the avant jazz underground, and a record that's strongly build upon Surman's amazing ability to improvise in long, spiraling lines! The record ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing, in the glossy cover, with unglued top seam.)

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Youichi Suzuki & Latin CompanionFascinating Latin Tenor Sax ... LP
Victor (Japan), 1967. Very Good+ ... $28.99
A nice cheescake cover – and the tenor sax solos are pretty nice too! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes obi.)

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Reinhold SvenssonReal Smooth – Swedish Jazz Featuring Reinhold Svensson ... LP
Hollywood, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $2.99
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Reinhold SvenssonReinhold Svensson Trio (10 inch LP) ... LP
Premium, 1958. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Rare 50s work by this Swedish pianist – with Rar Grip on bass and Robert Edman on drums – on titles that include "Love Me Or Leave Me", "I'll Remember April", "All Of Me", and "Long Ago & Far Away". LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese 10" reissue pressing, on Norma. Includes insert.)

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Swingle IIRags & All That Jazz ... LP
Columbia, 1975. Near Mint- ... $3.99
(Vocalists, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album

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Swingville All StarsAt The Jazz Band Ball – A Dixieland Sound Spectacular ... LP
Swingville, 1961. Near Mint- ... $8.99
A cool session by the Swingville All-Stars – lots of long trad tracks, led by Leonard Gaskin – and featuring Yank Lawson and Doc Cheatham on trumpets, Vic Dickenson and Cutty Cutshall on trombones, and Buster Bailey and Edmund Hall on clarinets. LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label Swingville pressing with deep groove. Cover has tape on the edges – black on the top and bottom, and clear on the spine.)

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Sylvia SymsFor Once In My Life ... LP
Prestige, 1967. Near Mint- ... $18.99
One of Sylvia Syms grooviest records ever – a set that takes her past some of the cocktail vocals of earlier albums, thanks to use of some great soul jazz players in the backings! The style here is still intimate and often mellow – done in that small club, late nite mode of Syms' 50s ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing – in great shape!)

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Gabor Szabo1969 (gold vinyl pressing) ... LP
Skye/Modern Harmonic, 1969. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
One of Gabor Szabo's amazing late 60s albums for the Skye label – trippy, jazzy, and with a mod exotica vibe that would never be matched again! Gabor's playing guitar in a two-guitar frontline, which makes for lots of dreamy interplay between the strings – a shifting pattern of sound ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold vinyl pressed at RTI!)

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Gabor SzaboBest Of Gabor Szabo ... LP
Impulse, Late 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $14.99
Super-hip stuff from guitarist Gabor Szabo! If you don't know his style, Gabor had this breezy chordal approach that was perfect for some of the hippy dippy/psyche jazz settings he was working with at Impulse Records. The tracks on the set mix together bossa grooves, eastern rhythms, easy pop, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing. Cover has some gloss separation at the spine.)

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Gabor SzaboMore Sorcery ... LP
Impulse, 1967. Very Good Gatefold ... $29.99
A great record that's sort of a follow-up to Gabor's excellent Sorcerer LP – and like that one, features long tracks that have a spiralling modal feel that's much more serious, much more grooving, and a lot less campish than some of his other albums of the time. The album features a two-guita ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing. Cover has light surface wear, some aging inside the gatefold, and a promo sticker.)

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Gabor SzaboNightflight ... LP
Mercury, 1976. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Wonderful 70s work from Gabor Szabo – a record that has him picking up a bit more of a soulful undercurrent, while still keeping all his great guitar work nicely upfront! The album has Gabor recording at the legendary Sigma Sound Studios – with help from Philly soul arrangers Richie ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gabor SzaboRambler ... LP
CTI, 1973. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $24.99
Lean 70s genius from the great Gabor Szabo – a set that has him electrifying the sort of vibe he created on Impulse Records in the 60s – but all without ever sounding too slick or commercial! The group here is nice and lean – supervised by Bob James, who plays piano and organ, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has rounded corners, but looks great overall.)
Also available Rambler ... CD 13.99

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Gabor SzaboSorcerer ... LP
Impulse, 1967. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $29.99
A key moment in the career of Hungarian guitarist Gabor Szabo – a player who'd already been making some great music in the group of Chico Hamilton, but who really cemented his reputation with the sound on this set! Right from the start, Gabor was always a guitarist with something very new, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black label stereo pressing.)

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Lew Tabackin & Shelley ManneTrackin' ... LP
Direct Cutting (Japan), 1976. Near Mint- ... $14.99
One of the Direct Cutting audiophile recordings made during the 70's, pressed up on Japanese vinyl, and pressed so that it needs to be played at 45 rpm for maximum fidelity. Apart from that geeky sort of information, though, the set's a nice quartet session featuring Lew Tabackin on tenor and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert. Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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Andre Tanker FiveAfro Blossom West (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Cree (Germany), 1969. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $26.99 29.99
A jazzy combo from the Caribbean – led by a singer who also plays some really wonderful vibes! The rhythms are strong, with a definite dose of calypso in the mix – but the overall sound is much more in the jazz side of the spectrum, thanks to fluidly melodic sounds from Andre Tanker on ... (Global Grooves, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Horace Tapscott & The Pan Afrikan Peoples ArkestraCall ... LP
Nimbus, 1978. Sealed ... Just Sold Out!
Large-group genius from the legendary Horace Tapscott – one of the few recordings of his groundbreaking Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra! The music here is totally righteous right from the start – even more searching and soaring than Tapscott's trio or solo work – thanks to help from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Call (180 gram pressing) ... LP 24.99

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Horace Tapscott & The Pan Afrikan Peoples ArkestraCall (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Nimbus/Outernational (UK), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
Large-group genius from the legendary Horace Tapscott – one of the few recordings of his groundbreaking Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra! The music here is totally righteous right from the start – even more searching and soaring than Tapscott's trio or solo work – thanks to help from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Horace Tapscott w/ Pan Afrikan People's ArkestraLive At IUCC (3LP 180 gram pressing) ... LP
Nimbus/Outernational (UK), 1979. New Copy 3LP (reissue)... $34.99
An excellent double-length set from Horace Tapscott's Pan-Afrikan Peoples Arkestra – an extremely righteous ensemble that was one of the hippest things going on the LA jazz scene of the 70s! The vibe is free and spiritual, but it also has a wonderful groove pulsating underneath many of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Please Note – This latest batch has a slightly dinged upper corner due to shipping.)

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Kaidi TathamIn My Life EP ... LP
2000 Black (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $12.99
Blinding sounds from Kaidi Tatham – an artist who's really continued the best spirit of the 4Hero sound with records like this! The set's only got four tracks, but you'll hardly miss anything at all – as Tatham packs so much into such a small space – changing up the rhythms in ... (New Grooves, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Kaidi TathamIt's A World Before You ... LP
First Word (UK), 2018. New Copy 2 LPs ... $22.99
Kaidi Tatham hasn't given us many albums under his own name over the years – but each one is a great cause for celebration – as his musical vision is so fresh and bold, we're even more in love with Tatham in a full length setting, compared to his many 12" singles! The scope of ... (New Grooves, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available It's A World Before You ... CD 12.99

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Kaidi TathamSerious Times EP ... LP
First Word (UK), 2019. New Copy (pic cover)... $12.99
Soaring sounds from Kaidi Tatham – music that's upbeat and moving, yet wonderfully precise in its simplicity too! Kaidi works in this cosmic fusion style that owes plenty to the London style a decade or so back – but it also moves forward with a lot more live instrumentation in the mix ... (New Grooves, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Art TatumArt Tatum Trio & Piano Solos ... LP
Stinson, 1940s. Very Good ... $11.99
A classic album of material cut by Art and his trio with Slam Stewart and Tiny Grimes. The LP brings together an assortment of 40s sides by the group – with magical titles that include "Topsy", "Soft Winds", and "If I Had You" – all played with the amazing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing – and a David Stone Martin cover.)

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Art TatumGenius Of Art Tatum #7 ... LP
Clef, 1954. Very Good ... $4.99
Titles include "Stardust", "Where Or When", "Stay As Sweet As You Are", "The Very Thought Of You", "I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance", and "Someone To Watch Over Me". Nice David Stone Martin cover, too! LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM pressing.)

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Art TatumGiants Of Jazz (3LP Box Set) ... LP
Time Life, 1930s/1940s/Early 50s. Near Mint- 3LP Box Set ... $7.99
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(Includes original booklet, print, and a memo to the subscriber from Time-Life . Box has light wear.)

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Art TatumMasterpieces ... LP
MCA, Mid 40s. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $4.99
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(Original gatefold pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Art TatumTatum Solo Masterpieces Vol 1 ... LP
Pablo, Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Legendary recordings from the mighty Art Tatum – captured here in some late night studio sessions from early 50s LA – produced with just the right sort of laidback vibe by a young Norman Granz! Tatum could really shine the most in a setting like this – open, yet still very ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Art Tatum TrioArt Tatum Trio – New York 1955 - Washington 1956 ... LP
Musidisc (France), Mid 50s. Sealed ... $2.99
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Art Tatum/Erroll GarnerGiants Of The Piano ... LP
Roost, Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A side each of material from these two wonderful pianists – both fantastically rhythmic players, in great company together! LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi!)

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✨✧ Art TaylorAT's Delight (2LP 180gram pressing – 45rpm) ... LP
Blue Note/Analogue Productions, 1960. Near Mint- 2LP ... Just Sold Out!
A real stormer! This was one of the few albums ever cut as a leader by the great hardbop drummer Art Taylor – and it's one of the best from the Blue Note catalog at the time! The band is a heavily smoking one – with Dave Burns on trumpet, Stan Turrentine on tenor, and Wynton Kelly on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition #0926. Cover has a lightly bent corner.)
Also available AT's Delight ... CD 6.99

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Billy TaylorBilly Taylor (Savoy) (10 inch LP) ... LP
Savoy, Late 40s. Near Mint- ... $59.99
Very unusual material from this famous pianist – given that the group here features John Hardee on tenor sax and Milt Page on organ! Titles include "The Bug", "Misty Morning Blues", "Solace", "Monk's Mood", and "Night & Day". LP, Vinyl record album
(A great copy!)

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Billy TaylorBilly Taylor Trio At Town Hall ... LP
Prestige, 1954. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A pretty great live set by Billy Taylor and his early trio with Earl May on bass and Percy Brice on drums – recorded at Town Hall in 1954! Taylor is actually pretty darn amazing on the set – very much the virtuoso, playing with an incredible range and an almost modern approach to the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label Status pressing with RVG/AB etch, in a blue tinted cover, with light ring & edge wear.)

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Billy TaylorBilly Taylor Trio Vol 1 ... LP
Prestige, Early 50s. Very Good ... $24.99
A flurry of fantastic recordings from the legendary Billy Taylor – material the pianist recorded for Prestige Records in the early 50s – at a time when he was really helping to transform the sound of the piano in jazz! These sides have Taylor showing that a small combo piano date can ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow & black label 50th Street NYC pressing, with deep groove and RVG etch on one side. Cover has light wear and some discoloration from age.)

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Billy TaylorEvergreens ... LP
ABC, 1956. Very Good ... $2.99
Early work by Billy Taylor – cut at the height of his 50s popularity, with his famous trio of Percy Brice on drums and Earl May on bass. The title gives it all away – as Taylor plays soulful renditions of standards like "But Not For Me", "Cheek To Cheek", "It's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove and RVG etch. Cover has a split spine and bottom seam.)

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Billy TaylorInterlude ... LP
Prestige, 1961. Near Mint- ... $16.99
Billy Taylor in a trio that's hipper than usual – thanks to Doug Watkins on bass and Ray Mosca on drums! The group has a different vibe than some of Taylor's records on ABC – and titles include "I Sigh", "You Tempt Me", "Interlude", "Did You Dream ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Status label pressing. Cover has some light wear.)

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✨✧ Billy TaylorJazz At Storyville – Billy Taylor Trio Vol 2 (10 inch LP) ... LP
Roost, Early 50s. Very Good- ... $49.99
Rare Roost sides from Billy Taylor – recorded with a unique combo that features Charles Mingus on bass and Marquis Foster on drums! Mingus' bass tones are extremely pronounced in the set – bolder and more aggressive than we're used to hearing with Taylor at the time – and Taylor ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Royal Roost pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear and aging.)

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Billy TaylorOne For Fun ... LP
Atlantic, 1959. Very Good ... $9.99
It might not be the frolic that the title implies, but that's a plus – because this a straight-up solid early album from Taylor – recorded in tight trio format, with that no-nonsense soulful approach that made him a star player from the start! The group features the great (and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & green Broadway label pressing. Cover has a cutout hole and old price sticker on back.)

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Billy TaylorTouch Of Taylor ... LP
Prestige, 1955. Very Good ... $39.99
A touch of Billy Taylor, but that's more than enough – as his trio here can pack plenty into just a very short space! The set's an early classic that features Billy with his legendary trio with bassist Earl May and drummer Percy Brice – a group who really transformed the sound of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow & black label 50th Street NYC pressing, with deep groove and RVG etch.)

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Billy TaylorUptown ... LP
Riverside, 1960. Very Good- ... $9.99
A pretty great trio date from Billy Taylor – and somewhat overlooked, too! The group features Henry Grimes on bass and Ray Mosca on drums – and the set captures Billy in a perfect spot between his early work for Prestige, and some of his 60s mainstream material – heard here in a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Small blue label Bill Grauer Productions pressing, RLP 12-319, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has some wear and a splitting spine.)

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Billy TaylorWarming Up ... LP
Riverside, 1960. Near Mint- ... $49.99
One of Billy's rarest sessions from the 60s – a trio set for Riverside, recorded in early 1960, and a great little session considering how obscure it is! The group's a trio, with Henry Grimes on bass and Ray Mosca on drums – supporting Billy's fluidly soulful work on the keys, over a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Small blue label Bill Grauer Productions pressing, RLP 344, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has light wear, some aging, and splitting in the top seam.)

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Cecil TaylorIndent ... LP
Arista, 1973/1977. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A beautiful solo piano set by Cecil Taylor – recorded live in Ohio in 1973, and originally released on his own small Unit Core label. The work is a perfect example of how Cecil was stretching himself at the time – working in a mode that was part free jazz, part 70s spiritualism, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is lightly stained at the bottom.)

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Cecil TaylorIt Is In The Brewing Luminous ... LP
Hat Hut, 1981. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $44.99
The larger Cecil Taylor Unit with multiple strings players (Ramsey Ameen on violin and Alan Silva on bass and cello), two drummers: Jerome Cooper and Sunny Murray and longtime reedman Jimmy Lyons. Recorded live in New York in 1980, capturing Taylor's unique conception of group improvisation in full ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(A nice copy!)

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Cecil TaylorPraxis ... LP
Praxis (Greece), 1968. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $99.99
An obscure live session by Cecil – recorded in Italy in 1968, but issued later by the Praxis label, who evidently liked the music so much, they named their company after it! The 2LP set features Taylor on solo piano, playing continuously on a reading of "Praxis" that extends for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light ringwear and some edge wear.)
 
 



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