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Jazz — In Stock — LPs

XA wealth of jazz in many styles -- bop, hardbop, soul jazz, spiritual, rare groove, modal, improvised music, funk, free jazz, fusion, avant garde, and trad!

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IfIf ... LP
Capitol, 1970. Very Good+ ... $14.99
One of the greatest jazz rock albums to come out of the British scene at the end of the 60s – a record that's filled with tight changes, bluesy overtones, and some wonderfully choppy moments – all played by a legendary lineup that includes Terry Smith on guitar, John Healing on organ, ... (Rock, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has clear tape on the spine and some wear.)

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Masaru ImadaCarnival ... LP
Trio (Japan), 1981. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Masaru Imada gets a bit tropical here, but also picks up some great help on horns – thanks to guest work from the Brecker Brothers, whose performance on a few tracks really help give the set a strong soul fusion vibe! The core sounds come from Imada's quintet – which has the leader ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing – with insert!)

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Nobuyoshi Ino & Lester BowieDuet ... LP
Paddle Wheel (Japan), 1985. Near Mint- ... $39.99
Duets between Bowie – who plays trumpet – and Ino – who plays bass and synthesizer. The tracks have a spare, spacious feel – recalling some of the duet projects on ECM from the same time. Titles include "Fela Ellen David", "Kami Fusen", "Moon Over ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes obi!)

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IrakereIrakere ... LP
Columbia, 1979. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $14.99
A landmark album from this powerhouse Cuban group of the 70s – their first record issued formally to an American market, and quite possibly their greatest effort of the decade! The sound here is a lot more focused than on the group's Cuban sessions from previous years – not commercial ... (Latin, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Irreversible EntanglementsIrreversible Entanglements ... LP
International Anthem/Don Giovanni, 2017. New Copy ... $18.99
A fantastic mix of jazz and spoken word performance – delivered in a very righteous style that takes us back to the best vintage sides by artists like Wanda Robinson or Jayne Cortez! The words here are by Camae Ayewa – whose lyrics are as politically powerful as her presentation style ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Weldon IrvineSpirit Man ... LP
RCA/Nature Sounds, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 21.98
Massively funky work from the mighty Weldon Irvine – sublimely cosmic and filled with soul throughout! The vibe here is a bit more focused than on some of Weldon's earlier albums – a moody blend of electric keys, heavy percussion, and some slight bits of jazzy solo work by trumpeters ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice new reissue from Nature Sounds – with updated artwork, created using rare photos from the original album cover shoot!)

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Stefan IsakssonLive! ... LP
Dragon (Sweden), 1984. Near Mint- ... $24.99
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(Cover has light wear.)

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Isauro & Al GreyJam Session Goes Latino ... LP
Puchito, Early 60s. Very Good ... $69.99
A killer Latin jazz set! Players include Al Grey on trombone, Wallace Davenport on trumpet, Bobby Platter on sax and flute, Rufus Jones on drums, Noahwell Cruz on piano, and Isauro on congas. Ricardo Reyes sings on a few tracks, but the best numbers are jazzy instrumentals! Titles include "M ... (Latin, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some aging & fully split seams, but the bottom seam is held with some clear tape.)

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Mark IshamCastalia ... LP
Virgin, 1988. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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(Cover has clear tape on the spine, a cutout notch, and a gold promo stamp.)

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Fumio ItabashiNature ... LP
Better Days/Mule Musiq (Germany), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99
Brilliantly buoyant piano work from Fumio Itabashi – caught here at the height of his 70s powers! Fumio's playing acoustic keys on the set, but he definitely draws some inspiration from the electric generation – creating a wonderful sense of flow that really takes off throughout the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jackie & RoyTime & Love ... LP
CTI, 1972. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $4.99
An excellent 70s set by Jackie & Roy – very different than their work of the 50s and 60s, with an approach that's much more far-reaching and complicated – a style that opens up their vocal talents majestically! Gone are the simpler ditties of earlier years, and in their place are ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Franz JacksonChicago – The Living Legends – Franz Jackson's Original Jass All Stars ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Very Good+ ... $14.99
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(Original pressing. Cover has a split spine, a small amount of pen and some stains.)

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Milt JacksonArt Of Milt Jackson – The Atlantic Years ... LP
Atlantic, Late 50s/Early 60s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $7.99
A 2LP set that features 14 tracks from Milt's Atlantic years – recorded with players that include Kenny Burrell, Connie Kay, John Lewis, Frank Wess, and John Coltrane, lifted from a number of different records, and including the titles "Bag's New Groove", "Plenty Plenty ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Milt JacksonBags' Opus ... LP
United Artists, 1959. Very Good ... $34.99
One of the greatest Milt Jackson albums ever – thanks to an incredible lineup that features Art Farmer on trumpet and Benny Golson on tenor – both of whom give the record a lot more edge than usual for Jackson! The set's almost a maturation of the earliest modern grooves that Milt ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has light wear.)
Also available Bags' Opus (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 44.99

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Milt JacksonBig Bags – Milt Jackson Orchestra ... LP
Riverside, 1962. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A sweet larger group session from vibist Milt Jackson – proof that he was really trying to stretch his wings, and get into new things during the 60s! The set's got Milt working with some great help from Tadd Dameron and Ernie Wilkins on larger group arrangements – nicely swinging ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Bill Grauer pressing. Cover has a split top seam, center split in the bottom seam, and some pen on back.)

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Milt JacksonGoodbye ... LP
CTI, 1973. Very Good Gatefold ... $5.99
Sweet 70s electric work from the great vibist Milt Jackson – a record that has him hitting some nicely moody modes, and in a spacious style that's almost a 70s remake of the energy of the Modern Jazz Quartet! Cedar Walton plays piano and Fender Rhodes – and Hubert Laws is in the group ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Milt JacksonMilt Jackson At The Museum Of Modern Art (Trip pressing) ... LP
Limelight/Trip, 1965. Very Good+ ... $4.99
One of the hippest Milt Jackson albums of the 60s – a set that definitely lives up to its Museum Of Modern Art setting! The performance is one of the most famous from that museum's well-remembered series of 60s jazz concerts – and it features Milt Jackson's quintet really stretching ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing on Trip. Cover has some wear.)

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Milt JacksonMilt Jackson Big 4 At The Montreux Jazz Festival 1975 ... LP
Pablo, 1975. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Milt Jackson's working here with his "Big 4" group – a quartet (natch) that includes Oscar Peterson on piano, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass, and Mickey Roker on drums – all opening up nicely in this laidback live environment! Despite the Montreux hype of the 70s, the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Milt JacksonMilt Jackson In A New Setting ... LP
Limelight, Mid 60s. Good+ Gatefold ... $9.99
A great one from vibist Milt Jackson – one of the treasures from that 60s stretch when he split with the Modern Jazz Quartet, and recorded some of his most soulful material ever! Milt's definitely in a new setting here – playing with a good little soul jazz combo that includes Jimmy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original deep groove pressing in the gatefold cover with the very cool die-cut book! Cover has light wear.)

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Milt JacksonOpus De Funk (Milt Jackson Quartet aka Soul Pioneers/Milt Jackson Quintet/Invitation) ... LP
Prestige, 1954/1955/1962. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $7.99
A 70s double LP issue of a variety of sides Milt cut as a leader for Prestige and Riverside. The first batch of numbers were originally released as a couple of 10"s, then repackaged under various guises in LP format, and feature a slightly different take on the Modern Jazz Quartet sound of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Milt JacksonOpus De Jazz (first cover) ... LP
Savoy, 1955. Very Good- ... $19.99
One of the best-known 50s jazz sessions from the Savoy label – a laidback classic that's a great illustration of the label's shift in modes after the early bop years! The setting here is relatively informal – with Milt Jackson as the ersatz leader, working almost in blowing session ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original red label pressing with deep groove and RVG etch.)

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Milt JacksonSunflower ... LP
CTI, 1972. Very Good Gatefold ... $9.99
Proof that Milt Jackson was easily the hippest member of the Modern Jazz Quartet – and one of the few who could really open up into different sounds away from that combo! This sweet 70s set for CTI is totally great – a whole new chapter for Jackson's vibes, and a real re-setting of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Sunflower (remastered edition) ... CD 6.99

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Milt Jackson & Count BasieBig Band Vol 2 ... LP
Pablo, 1978. Very Good- ... $1.99
Titles include "9:20 Special", "Sunny Side Of The Street", "Lena & Lenny", "Easy Does It", "Every Tub", and "Blues For Me". LP, Vinyl record album

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Milt Jackson & John ColtraneBags & Trane ... LP
Atlantic, 1959. Very Good+ ... $14.99
An incredible collaboration from John Coltrane and Milt Jackson – and one that gives Milt one of his sharpest records ever! The setting is relatively straight – tenor from Coltrane, vibes from Jackson – plus rhythm from Hank Jones on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Connie Kay ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & green Rockefeller label pressing.)

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Milt Jackson & Ray BrownThat's The Way It Is ... LP
Impulse, 1969. Very Good- Gatefold ... $4.99
At the end of the 60s, Milt Jackson and Ray Brown cut some very groovy records together – teamed up in a great pairing of styles that pushed both of them way past the more standard sounds of earlier years! This album's one of the best of the bunch – as it features pianist Monty ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing. Cover has some aging and a name in marker inside the gatefold.)

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Ronald Shannon JacksonDecode Yourself ... LP
Island, 1985. Near Mint- ... $2.99
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(Cover has a promo stamp & clear tape on the spine.)

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Ronald Shannon Jackson & The Decoding SocietyEye On You ... LP
About Time, 1980. Near Mint- ... $19.99
One of the loosest, most open albums from Ronald Shannon Jackson & The Decoding Society – and a set that's a great antidote to some of the later records for bigger labels! Jackson's still got a very inspiring sound at this point – a polyrhythmic groove that's virtually the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has clear tape on the spine.)

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✨✧ Shannon JacksonNasty ... LP
Moers (Germany), 1981. Near Mint- ... $14.99
One of Shannon Jackson's jaunty jazz outings from the early 80's, with a sound that's vaguely similar to some of Ornette's stuff from the same time. The group includes Charles Brackeen, Byard Lancaster, Melvin Gibbs, and Vernon Reid – and has a very Black Rock sound to it. Tracks include ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has moderate wear.)

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Willis JacksonGator Horn ... LP
Muse, 1979. Very Good+ ... $4.99
A late 70s effort from Gator Tail, with him blowing in his hefty, bluesy style. The group's a larger organ based soul jazz combo, with Joe Jones on guitar, and a number of lesser known sidemen fillingout the group: Yusef Ali, Dud Bascomb, Buddy Caldwell and Carl Wilson. Though the playing's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. NOTE: A side label is glued off center, but does not reach into the play area.)

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Willis JacksonGator's Groove ... LP
Prestige, 1969. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A great lost session from Willis Jackson – right up there with some of his best groovers of the 60s, and recorded with a nice little group of fresh players. The lesser-known organist Jackie Ivory is on the session, and Wild Bill Jennings makes a good reappearance on guitar. Richard Landrum ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Purple label pressing – in great shape!)

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Willis JacksonGatorade ... LP
Prestige, 1971/1982. Very Good ... $7.99
Rare work by Willis Jackson – recorded in 1971, but only issued in this 1982 pressing! The group on the set is great – with Boogaloo Joe Jones on guitar, Carl Wilson on organ, and Buddy Caldwell on congas – and although the album was recorded in the height of the jazz funk years ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Willis JacksonGood Life ... LP
Prestige, Early 60s. Very Good ... $14.99
A sweet soul jazz burner from Willis Jackson – one that features his combo with Pat Martino on guitar and Carl Wilson on organ, as well as some great trumpet lines form Frank Robinson – shimmering nicely over the top of the tunes! The style here is a bit more laidback and late nite ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has a cutout notch with a tear, half split top seam, split spine, and some marker.)

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Willis JacksonGrease 'N' Gravy ... LP
Prestige, 1963. Near Mint- ... $23.99
Great work from our favorite period in Willis Jackson's career – really hard-burning material that helped set a new standard for the organ/tenor sound in soul jazz! The combo here is one of Jackson's best – with Carl Wilson on organ and Pat Martino (billed as Azzara) on guitar, really ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing, with Van Gelder stamp. Cover and record are great – save for a very small bit of seam splitting in the corner.)

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Willis JacksonLive Action ... LP
Prestige, 1965. Very Good ... $7.99
A brilliant concert date from Willis Jackson – the second half of material recorded during the Jackson's Action performance! Like his Prestige labelmate Jack McDuff, Willis Jackson could really cook in a live format – opening up his style a lot from studio albums, yet also not getting ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing, nice and clean. Cover has some light wear.)

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Willis Jackson & Jack McDuffTogether Again, Again ... LP
Prestige, 1967. Very Good ... $5.99
Gator Tail and Brother Jack crack it long and lean, with lots of hard soul jazz tracks that have the both of them wailing on their respective instruments. There's some nice originals here, including "Gil's Pills", "Snake Crawl", and "Backtrack". The set also includes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Illinois JacquetBlack Velvet Band ... LP
RCA/Bluebird, Late 40s. Very Good ... $1.99
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Illinois JacquetBottoms Up - Illinois Jacquet On Prestige! ... LP
Prestige, 1968. Very Good- ... $4.99
Nice mixture of boppish and swing-based material, and an excellent soulful session that has Illinois Jacquet playing in a stripped-down setting with Ben Tucker on bass, Alan Dawson on drums, and Barry Harris on piano, who adds a nice warm dimension to the set. Jacquet's tone is fantastic as always ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing.)

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Illinois JacquetGenius At Work ... LP
Black Lion, 1971. Very Good ... $1.99
A small combo live recording at Ronnie Scotts – with Milt Buckner on Hammond! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear & seam splitting.)

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Illinois JacquetMessage ... LP
Argo, 1963. Very Good ... $6.99
A really hard groover from Illinois Jacquet's later years on Chess – a solidly smoking session that features plenty of organ and guitar! There's a gutbuckety groove here that's a lot like some of Willis Jackson's best work on Prestige at the time – a style that's based around the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label Argo pressing. Cover has ring & edge wear and some aging.)

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✨✧ Illinois JacquetSpectrum ... LP
Argo, 1965. Very Good+ ... $13.99
A pretty darn great little album from Jacquet – not his classic work, sure, but a wonderful session with some really great Argo/Cadet aspects! Side one features backing by a largeish group – arranged and led by Bert Keyes, and featuring Billy Butler and Eric Gale on guitars, Buddy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Turquoise label Argo pressing. Cover has a small cutout hole, but is great overall.)

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Illinois Jacquet, Budd Johnson, James MoodyMood To Be Wooed ... LP
Cadet, Mid 60s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Mellow late night tracks by some of Chess' greatest tenor stars! Budd Johnson plays "The Cardinal", "Begin The Beguine", and "Love I've Found You" to arrangements by Melba Liston. James Moody plays "I Remember Clifford", "Dorothee", and "All ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing with deep groove.)

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Ahmad JamalAhmad Jamal At The Blackhawk ... LP
Argo, Early 60s. Very Good ... $5.99
Jamal's recorded here live at the Blackhawk in San Francisco – a club that always gave a warm welcome to pianists of any nature. The trio features Israel Crosby on bass and Vernell Fournier on drums – and tracks include Jamal's own "Night Mist Blues", plus "The Best ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Cadet pressing with deep groove. Cover has clear tape on the corners and seams, light wear, and a name in pen on back.)

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Ahmad JamalAhmad Jamal Trio (Epic) ... LP
Epic, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $5.99
Classic recordings by Jamal's early trio – with Israel Crosby on bass and Ray Crawford on guitar. Tracks include "Squeeze Me", "Perfida", "Love For Sale", "Rico Pulpa", "Autumn Leaves", "Don't Blame Me", and "Black Beauty". LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a split spine.)

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Ahmad JamalBright, The Blue & The Beautiful – Ahmad Jamal With Voices ... LP
Cadet, 1968. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A wonderful album, the kind that really gets at the dark genius of Jamal! Ahmad's trio with Frank Gant and Jamil Sulieman is joined by the Howard A Roberts Chorale, set to arrangements by Jamal and Joe Kennedy that create these dreamy pillows of sound, pushing the voices forward like piles of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing.)

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Ahmad JamalChamber Music Of The New Jazz ... LP
Argo, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $8.99
Beautiful work from Jamal's early Chicago years – and a perfectly titled set that really gets at the differences he made in modern jazz! The tunes are wonderfully fluid, soulful, and swinging – but not in the gutbuckety style of other trios of the time, more in a lightly modern style ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove in a blue tinted cover.)

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Ahmad JamalFreeflight ... LP
Impulse, 1972. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $24.99
Brilliant work by Jamal – and one of his first albums to feature electric piano! The mode of the tracks is in that "stretching out" style he was using as the 60s came to a close – a bit inspired by McCoy Tyner, but more an exploration of the lyricism of his earlier work, set ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing. Cover has light wear, half split bottom seam, and some sticker remnants on back.)

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Ahmad JamalHappy Moods ... LP
Argo, 1960. Near Mint- ... $5.99
A sprightly set from the Ahmad Jamal Trio – but also a record that's not as brightly colored as you might guess from the title, thanks to a nice undercurrent of darkness in the mix! Jamal's piano work is often nicely punctuated – perhaps living up to the "happy moods" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing in a black & white cover, with light wear & a cutout notch.)

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Ahmad JamalJamal At The Pershing Vol 2 ... LP
Argo, 1958. Very Good- ... $5.99
The part 2 to Jamal's classic Pershing set – But Not For Me – featuring more material from the same date, one of the most successful live piano recordings of the time! Jamal is quite at home in the setting – grooving with his trio of Israel Crosby on bass and Vernell Fournier on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Gray label Argo pressing, with deep groove. Cover has a name in pen, some wear, and minor splitting.)

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Ahmad JamalLive At The Montreal Jazz Festival 1985 ... LP
Atlantic, 1985. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $8.99
A stretched out performance from Ahmad Jamal – recorded with stunning acoustic brilliance at the Montreal Jazz Festival in 1985, in a performance that alternates between long solo lines on the piano, and bolder passages with bass, drums, and percussion! There's a strength here that's easily ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has clear tape on the spine & a cutout notch.)

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Ahmad JamalMacanudo ... LP
Argo, 1963. Very Good- ... $19.99
One of Ahmad's best albums ever – a Latin-ized set of tracks done with arrangements by Richard Evans, who really knows how to make the set groove! Ahmad's flowing piano lines come into play with lots of tight percussion and big band backing – in a way that never dampens his spirit, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label Argo pressing with deep groove. Cover has ring & edge wear and cutout hole, with a small tear and light stain on back..)

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✨✧ Ahmad JamalOutertimeinnerspace ... LP
Impulse, 1972. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $19.99
One of the most open-ended 70s albums from the great Ahmad Jamal – a live performance that features two side-long tracks that really show Jamal getting into the spirit of the Impulse Records scene of the time! In addition to these wonderful, long-spun lines on acoustic piano – really ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo pressing.)

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Ahmad JamalPiano Scene Of Ahmad Jamal ... LP
Epic, Late 50s. Very Good ... $6.99
Early work by Jamal, recorded back when he was really turning heads with his sophisticated approach to the piano. The album's all trio material – played in Jamal's piano/bass/guitar drumless format, which leaves the notes just floating in air, swirling around in smoky clouds of imagination. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow & black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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Ahmad JamalPortfolio Of Ahmad Jamal ... LP
Argo, 1958. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $7.99
One of Ahmad Jamal's best early albums for Argo – a brilliant set of live recordings, done at the Spotlite Club in Washington DC in 1958 – and with a fluid vibe that's simply incredible – one of the best true statements of Jamal's genius from the early years! The trio is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Maroon label Argo pressing with deep groove, in a cover numbered M 1291. Cover has split seams, with clear tape holding the bottom seams, and light wear.)

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Ahmad JamalRoar Of The Greasepaint – The Smell Of The Crowd ... LP
Argo, 1965. Very Good- ... $4.99
Jamal could make magic out of anything – case in point is this fantastic little LP, based around Anthonly Newley and Leslie Bricusse's score to The Roar Of The Greasepaint! Jamal takes the tunes and turns them completely on their heads – using them all as platforms for lyrical ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Brown label pressing.)

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Ahmad JamalStandard-Eyes ... LP
Cadet, Late 50s/Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $5.99
A collection of tracks from Jamal's earlier albums for Argo – featuring a set of standards played with the classic trio of Jamal, Israel Crosby, and Vernel Fournier, all given the light, lyrical touch that made his work so popular at the time. Titles include "Taboo", "I'll ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing, with deep groove. Cover has some pen on the back.)

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Bob JamesH ... LP
Tappan Zee/Columbia, 1980. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $2.99
The cover might be a bit gimmicky – with a giant image of a hot dog – but the album's actually one of the more sensitive outings from keyboardist Bob James at the time – a really refreshing blend of modes and styles, served up on Fender Rhodes, Oberheim, and acoustic piano! There' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bob JamesHeads ... LP
Tappan Zee, 1977. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $6.99
Heads or tails, it's a winner every time – as the record's one of the last clear moments of genius from keyboardist Bob James in the 70s! The sound here is stepping out a bit more from Bob's earlier sides on CTI, but there's still plenty of great keyboard work to make the album worth seeking ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bob JamesObsession ... LP
Warner, 1986. Near Mint- ... $5.99
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(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Bob JamesOne ... LP
CTI, 1974. Used Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A landmark album – not only for Bob James, but for CTI and the Fender Rhodes as well! This is the album where all the magic starts – the first of many extremely successful albums that Bob recorded during the 70s under his own name, and almost the birthplace of the modern hip hop ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing with RVG etch and Van Gelder stamp.)

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Bob JamesSign Of The Times ... LP
Tappan Zee/Columbia, 1981. Very Good- Gatefold ... $0.99
Soulful 80s work from Bob James – a record that features him working a bit with Rod Temperton of Heatwave, in a style that's got a few more soul-based modes than before! Temperton wrote half of the tracks on the record – the tighter, catchier ones that often use a bit of backing vocals ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Bob JamesThree ... LP
CTI, 1976. Very Good Gatefold ... $3.99
Dark genius from keyboardist Bob James – one of his seminal 70s classics for CTI! The album follows strongly in the spirit of the records One and Two – using James' spacious approach to Fender Rhodes alongside some backings that are electric, yet have an earthily funky quality that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original gatefold pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Bob JamesTouchdown ... LP
Tappan Zee/Columbia, 1978. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $2.99
Sweet electric keys from the great Bob James – a record that's a bit smoother than some of his first few classics for CTI, but still plenty darn nice! The set's got Bob working with a range of key fusion and studio players who include Steve Gadd, Earl Klugh, Eric Gale, Hubert Laws, Mongo ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has an index label and some marker.)

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Bob JamesTwo ... LP
CTI, 1975. Very Good Gatefold ... $11.99
A monster – and quite possibly one of the greatest Fender Rhodes albums of all time! Bob James is really at the height of his powers here – stepping out with a sound that's a lot smoother than some of his earlier work, yet in a groove that's never too slick or too overproduced – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original gatefold pressing.)

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Bob James & Earl KlughOne On One ... LP
CTI, 1979. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $5.99
A mellow mainstream fusion classic from the 70s – one that paired the gentle guitar of Earl Klugh with the sweet keyboards of Bob James – in a set that's filled with plenty of warm and laidback touches! The mode here takes off some of the darker edges from James' earlier sound, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bob James/David SanbornDouble Vision ... LP
Warner, 1986. Near Mint- ... $1.99
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Keith JarrettConcerts – Bregenz ... LP
ECM, 1981. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Sublime solo work from Keith Jarrett – that beautiful unstructured style he virtually invented in the 70s! LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a promo stamp & clear tape on the spine.)

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Keith JarrettEl Juicio (The Judgement) ... LP
Atlantic, 1975. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Wild and wonderful work by Keith Jarrett – light years away from his records on ECM! The album features a quartet that includes Dewey Redman on tenor, Charlie Haden on bass, and Paul Motian on drums – but it's clearly Keith who's driving the bus here, taking lots of odd twists and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Keith JarrettFort Yawuh ... LP
Impulse, 1973. Used Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Great Impulse work from Keith Jarrett – recorded at a time when he had a lot sharper edge than later years, and was really matching the spirit of some of the post-Coltrane generation players on the label! The date's a live one, and features some relatively extended tracks – tunes that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Fort Yawuh (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 11.99

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Keith JarrettHymns/Spheres ... LP
ECM, 1976. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
A very unusual record – one that has Keith Jarrett playing some solo organ – and a baroque organ at that – but in ways that are quite different than you might expect! The sounds here are amazing – almost noisy at points, as Jarrett really works the instrument in an ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(German pressing in the textured cover.)

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Keith JarrettIn The Light ... LP
ECM, 1974. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $7.99
Beautifully complex work from Keith Jarrett – and one of the 70s albums that really shows his blossoming past jazz into a whole realm of new styles! The album features some works for instrumental ensembles – including a String Quartet and a Brass Quartet – plus a large orchestral ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(German pressing.)

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Keith JarrettInvocations – The Moth & The Flame ... LP
ECM, 1981. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $8.99
A heady double-length set from Keith Jarrett – some of his more sharper-edged work of the time, even though the session follows the free-flowing solo aproach of his other ECM recordings! The first half of the set features the extended "Invocations" suite – a work that has ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch & clear tape on the spine.)

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Keith JarrettMy Song ... LP
ECM, 1978. Near Mint- ... $5.99
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(Cover has clear tape on the spine & a small cutout.)

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Keith JarrettShades ... LP
ABC/Impulse, 1976. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A lost gem from Keith's "with horns" period – a quintet session from the mid 70s, recorded with a group that features Dewey Redman on tenor, plus Charlie Haden on bass, Paul Motian on drums and percussion, and Guilherme Franco on additional percussion. The feel is a bit straighter ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a gold promo stamp.)

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Keith JarrettStaircase ... LP
ECM, 1977. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $6.99
4 beautiful side-long solo piano pieces from Keith Jarrett – "Staircase", "Hourglass", "Sundial", and "Sand". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has light wear and a sticker spot.)

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Keith JarrettStandards Live ... LP
ECM, 1985. Near Mint- ... $11.99
After the success of Jarrett's Standards Trio recording, he revisits the format with Gary Peacock and Jack DeJohnette – the first ever live recordings of this incredible trio in action! Like the studio recordings, this set features roomy, lyrical readings of standards, in a way, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a cutout notch & clear tape on the spine.)

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Keith JarrettStandards Vol 1 ... LP
ECM, 1983. Near Mint- ... $11.99
After a long period exploring other approaches to recording, principally solo work and groups featuring horns, Jarrett returned to the trio format with longtime sympathetic sidemen Gary Peacock and Jack DeJohnette. Here, they interpret a set of jazz standards, with Jarrett's lyrical and spacious ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a cutout notch, clear tape on the spine, and some light wear.)

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Keith JarrettStandards Vol 2 ... LP
ECM, 1983. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A second great set of standards from Keith Jarrett – and like the first one, a great reminder to many that the pianist was still very strongly schooled in jazz! Although Keith really opened up ways for pianists to stretch out in the 70s, his move to material like this in the early 80s was a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a light stain on one corner.)

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Keith Jarrett & Jack DeJohnetteRuta + Daitya ... LP
ECM (Germany), 1973. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Pretty trippy stuff – duets between Jarrett and DeJohnette, in a variety of modes that run from out and improvised, to mellower and modal. Jarrett plays piano, electric piano, organ, and flute – and DeJohnette plays a variety of percussion. Titles include "Ruta & Daitya" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has flaking on the bottom of the opening.)

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Keith Jarrett with Charlie Haden & Jan GarbarekArbour Zena ... LP
ECM, 1976. Near Mint- ... $7.99
A beautiful large-concept album from Keith Jarrett – one that features his piano, the bass of Charlie Haden, and the tenor and soprano sax of Jan Garbarek as the main solo instruments over larger string orchestrations! There's a sense of excitement to the record right from the start – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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JATP (Jazz At The Philharmonic) All StarsPerdido ... LP
Verve, 1947. Sealed ... $3.99
An early Jazz At The Philharmonic Recording – two side-long tracks, "Perdido" and "Mordido" – played by Flip Phillips and Illinois Jacquet on tenor, Howard McGhee on trumpet, and Hank Jones on piano! LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has some tears.)

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Jazz At The PhilharmonicJazz At The Philharmonic – The Historic Recordings ... LP
Verve, 1944. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $4.99
A nice mid 70s 2LP set – one that features the complete first Jazz At The Philharmonic concert – with performances by Nat King Cole, Illinois Jacquet, Billie Holiday, Les Paul, and JJ Johnson. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Jazz At The PhilharmonicJazz At The Philharmonic At The Montreux Jazz Festival 1975 ... LP
Pablo, 1975. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Features Zoot Sims on tenor, Clark Terry and Roy Eldridge on trumpets, Benny Carter on alto, and Joe Pass on guitar. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small center split in the top seam.)

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Jazz At The PhilharmonicJazz At The Philharmonic Volume 7 ... LP
Verve, Early 50s. Very Good- ... $11.99
One of the all-time classics in the JATP series – recorded in 1948, with a growing bop influence in the mix, and a group that includes Charlie Parker, Roy Eldridge, Lester Yougn, Buddy Rich, Flip Phillips, Hank Jones, and Ray Brown. The album includes 4 long tracks – "Lester Leaps ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear with masking tape along the top.)

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Jazz CarriersCarry On ... LP
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99
A sweet electric combo from 70s Poland – one who move away from more familiar fusion modes of the Eastern European scene, to a style that's almost a reworked version of 60s soul jazz! The groove here feels like that end of 60s moment when reed players were trying to get a bit more electric ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jazz Composers OrchestraJazz Composers Orchestra ... LP
JCOA, 1968. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99
The classic meeting of the brain trust of the avant garde jazz scene, recorded for the young JCOA label, and put forth as one of their early attempts to prove that musicians could be in charge of the means of production. This double LP set features a set of compositions by Michael Mantler (who ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing in the foil cover, with light surface wear.)

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Jazz Composers Orchestra/Roswell RuddJazz Composers Orchestra Plays Numatik Swing Band ... LP
JCOA, 1973. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Roswell Rudd leads the Jazz Composers Orchestra, which includes (on this session) Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Enrico Rava, Sheila Jordan, Beaver Harris, and Sirone. Some of the material's a bit loose for our taste, but there's some nice tracks like the excellent "Circulation", which has ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi! Record is in really great shape – save for a small mark that clicks in one spot just for a bit.)

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✨✧ Jazz CrusadersFreedom Sound ... LP
Pacific Jazz, 1961. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Sublime early soul jazz from the Jazz Crusaders – a seminal set that really has the group taking off right away! The use of "freedom" in the title is well placed – as the set definitely shows the players stretching out a bit on their solos – hinting at the magic that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a split bottom seam & some surface wear.)

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Jazz CrusadersLighthouse '68 ... LP
Pacific Jazz, 1968. Very Good Gatefold ... $5.99
One of their many fantastic live sets from The Lighthouse – just about all of which are excellent. This one's one of their best, and features a few beautiful longer tracks that have a spiritual soulful vibe that you don't always get from the group. These tracks include "Native ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has seam splitting & surface wear.)

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✨✧ Jazz CrusadersStretchin' Out ... LP
Pacific Jazz, 1964. Very Good+ ... $13.99
The Jazz Crusaders at their early best – swinging hard, and virtually defining the sound of soul jazz on the west coast scene of the 60s! The sound here is impeccable – tight rhythms overlaid with searing solos – all the best the young group had to offer, thanks to the early ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Pacific Jazz/Liberty pressing, with deep groove.)

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Jazz CrusadersTough Talk ... LP
Pacific Jazz, 1963. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Great early Crusaders material – and like many of their 60s sides, filled with memorable soul jazz that would become the template for a sound that would become the face of popular jazz for decades. The songs are almost all short, hard-cracking originals, and they've all got that tight LA ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Liberty pressing – in great shape!)

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Jazz PickersCommand Performance – The Jazz Pickers Featuring Red Norvo ... LP
EmArcy, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A cool little set from bassist Harry Babasin – a 50s album from his Jazz Pickers combo, a group who mostly handles stringed instruments picked, or plucked, in a very groovy way! The approach has distinct west coast 50s elements – and given that Red Norvo's working with them here on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono blue label drummer logo pressing, with deep groove. Cover has clear tape on all seams. Cover has light wear.)

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Jazz Quintet 60Last Call – Lost Jazz Files 1962/1963 ... LP
Sonorama (Germany), 1962/1963. New Copy ... $16.99
A much-needed addition to the too-small catalog of work by this groundbreaking group from the European scene of the 60s – a quintet of Danish modernists who have a sound that's still wonderfully bright and brilliant after all these years! The album comes from tapes that were recorded in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jazz Rock ExperienceLet Yourself Go ... LP
Sonorama (Germany), 1969/1970. New Copy ... $24.99
Fantastic work from a group who are way more than just the sum of their name! The combo is definitely jazz, only a bit rock, and really provide a funky experience on most of their numbers – in the same sort of wicked blend of acoustic and electric jazz elements that you'd find on MPS Records ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Let Yourself Go (with bonus tracks) ... CD 18.99

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Jazz WorkshopMezare Israel Yekabtzenu ... LP
Isradisc/Fortuna (UK), 2014. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
An incredibly soulful set from the Israeli scene of the early 70s – a record that's quite spiritual overall, with a vibe that's almost Strata East in its approach! The group is less of a workshop than a tight quartet led by saxophonist Albert Piamenta, and featuring piano, bass, and drums ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ron JeffersonVous Ete's Swing ... LP
Catalyst, 1976. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $9.99
A lost soul jazz treasure from drummer Ron Jefferson – one of the under-appreciated and excellent sessions cut by Catalyst in the mid 70s, and a swirling mix of spiritual jazz themes and really righteous playing! The group features Richard Davis on trumpet, Roberto Miranda on bass, and Wayne ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring & edge wear.)

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John JenkinsJohn Jenkins With Kenny Burrell ... LP
Blue Note, 1957. Near Mint- ... $58.99
The great John Jenkins was one of the lesser-known sax stars to come out of the Chicago scene of the late 50s – but he was also one of the best! Jenkins played alto impeccably – with boppish agility, and a deep sense of soul that worked great on this one and only Blue Note session as a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese King pressing, with insert! Back cover has a small red stamp.)

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Leroy JenkinsSpace Minds, New Worlds, Survival Of America ... LP
Tomato, 1978. Near Mint- ... $16.99
One of the most ambitious albums ever recorded by avant violinist Leroy Jenkins – a very politically-driven record that has even more power than some of his earlier works! Jenkins' vision is very sharp here – expressed brilliantly in the album's side-long title track, with help from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has clear tape on the spine.)

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Noel Jewkes & The Dr Legato ExpressJust Passin Thru ... LP
Revelation, 1977. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Features Jewkes on alto, tenor, and soprano sax – with Ed Neumeister on trombone, Cal Lewiston on trumpet, and Daryl Larsen on tenor and flute. LP, Vinyl record album

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Sven Ake Johansson & Alexander Von SchlippbenbachSchraubenlieder (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Trost (Austria), 1988. New Copy ... $14.99
A very cool take on the older style of German lieder – but one that's taken up here by free jazz giants Sven Ake Johansson and Alexander Von Schlippenbach! You'll normally know Sven for his work on the drum kit – but here, he acts as a singer – but with a very freewheeling, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Alphonso JohnsonSpellbound ... LP
Epic, 1977. Very Good ... $3.99
A soulfully spacey fusion set from Alphonso Johnson – with a really catchy sound! The maestro is working in an eclectic mode that's part Earth, Wind, & Fire, part Return To Forever, and part Alphonze Mouzon/Tommy Bolin jamming. The best moments on the record are the more straight ahead ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes inner sleeve.)
 
 



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