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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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Stan KentonPortraits On Standards ... LP
Capitol, Early 50s. Very Good ... $0.99
Notable sidemen include Lee Konitz, Shelly Manne, Maynard Ferguson, Zoot Sims and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Turquoise label pressing.)

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Stan KentonStan Kenton's Greatest Hits ... LP
Capitol, 1950s. Very Good+ ... $0.99
Features the songs "Artistry In Rhythm", "Tampico", "Interlude", "Eager Beaver" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(70s yellow label pressing.)

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Robin KenyattaStompin' At The Savoy ... LP
Atlantic, 1974. Sealed ... $7.99
A great blend of older jazz styles and the sweet 70s funk of Robin Kenyatta – served up with a hip sort of sparkle overall! There's a few familiar jazz modes in here that definitely live up to the spirit of the title – but most of the record is more open, laidback, and somewhat ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)
Also available Stompin' At The Savoy ... CD 3.99

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Barney KesselSwinging Easy ... LP
Black Lion, 1968. Near Mint- ... $13.99
Really nice work from guitarist Barney Kessel – one of his overlooked late 60s sessions from a time when the musician was really opening up his sound! Barney's working with a British trio here – John Marshall on drums and Kenny Napper on bass – and there's a nice sense of tone ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Barney KesselTo Swing Or Not To Swing – Barney Kessel Vol 3 ... LP
Contemporary, 1955. Very Good+ ... $29.99
Given Barney's touch on the guitar, you can bet that a record like this hardly could claim "not to swing" – and the session's a tight groover done in a way that clearly marks Kessel as one of the best guitar talents of his generation! The recording quality of the album is wonderful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono yellow label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light stains along the top seam and spine, and is bent a bit at the bottom right corner.)

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Calvin KeysCriss Cross ... LP
Ovation, 1976. Very Good+ ... $33.99
Post-Black Jazz recording by Calvin Keys, but still for the same parent label (Ovation), and still with the same sort of feel. Kirk Lightsey's on piano, Henry Franklin's on bass, and Leon Chancelor's on drums, and Keys' guitar sounds great next to sax solos by Charles Owens. Deep grooves include ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some aging, a cutout hole and an index sticker in the top left.)

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Steve KhanEvidence ... LP
Novus, 1980. Very Good+ ... $5.99
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(Cover has a cut corner, promo sticker and light aging and splitting.)

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Amirtha Kidambi Elder OnesFrom Untruth ... LP
Northern Spy, 2019. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
Mindblowing music from Amirtha Kidami – an artist who's part of the forefront of contemporary spiritual jazz, but who has a sound that's unlike anyone else we've ever heard before! Kidami sings and plays both harmonium and synthesizer – using both instruments in these strange, offbeat ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available From Untruth ... CD 12.99

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Amirtha Kidambi Elder OnesHoly Science ... LP
Northern Spy/Jazzman (UK), 2016/2020. New Copy ... $24.99
A stunning debut from a really unique New York quartet – a group who explore spiritual jazz territory, but in a mode that's different from anyone else we can think of! The group's led by Amirtha Kidambi – who both sings, and plays harmonium – and creates these loose structures ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(First-ever vinyl release – and in a very cool flipback cover!)

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Wayne KingNight Is Young ... LP
Camden, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Titles include "Moonlight & Roses", "Speak Easy", "Goodnight Sweetheart", "Vilia", "Say Not Love Is A Dream", and "The Night Is Young & You're So Beautiful". LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing – with obi!)

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King PerryKing Perry ... LP
Krazy Kat, 1950s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Features Al Cake Wichard on drums, Maxie Ward on trumpet and Ike Brown on bass. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some staining along the bottom 2 inches.)

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King PleasureGolden Days ... LP
Hi Fi, Early 60s. Very Good ... $3.99
Beautiful beautiful record, and still one of the greatest jazz vocal albums ever made. The great King Pleasure sings in a raspy vocalese style similar to Jon Hendricks or Eddie Jefferson, but with a sense of warmth and delivery that the two of them never seem to reach. The set list here features ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Life series pressing. Cover has a split spine.)
Also available Golden Days ... CD 9.99

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King PleasureSource (Original Moody's Mood/Golden Days) ... LP
Prestige, Early 50s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $6.99
An important set that documents a nice patch of King's early vocalese jazz sides – pivotal vocal jazz recordings that were not only enormously popular with listeners around the country, but which also did a heck of a lot in the way of advancing the way that male singers handled lead vocals on ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In a blue cover, with a strip of tape on the spine.)

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King Pleasure/Annie RossKing Pleasure Sings/Annie Ross Sings ... LP
Prestige, Early 50s. Very Good- ... $2.99
A record that revolutionized the concept of jazz vocals in the 50s – thanks to famous performances by Annie Ross and King Pleasure! The tracks on the LP include Ross' early interpretations of Wardell Gray's classics "Twisted" and "Farmer's Market", and the King Pleasure ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label trident pressing, in a green and white cover. Cover has a cutout hole and light wear.)

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Tony KinseyKinsey Comes On ... LP
London, Late 60s. Very Good ... $14.99
A rare US issue of material from Brit drummer Tony Kinsey – heading up a cool quintet with Don Rendell on tenor, Ronnie Ross on baritone, and Bill LeSage on piano and vibes! LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label "Made In UK" pressing with deep groove. Cover has a center split in the bottom seam held with pieces of clear tape.)

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Quin KirchnerShadows & The Light ... LP
Astral Spirits, 2020. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99 30.00
A double-length set that showcases the ever-growing, ever-evolving talents of drummer Quin Kirchner – working here in a variety of settings with help from some other great talents on the Chicago scene! Most of these tunes have a core sense of structure – and even when Quin is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Please Note – these copies have a slightly bumped corner through shipping, still beautiful!)
Also available Shadows & The Light ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ Rahsaan Roland KirkCase Of The 3 Sided Dream In Audio Color ... LP
Atlantic, 1975. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
A great 70s album by Roland Kirk – one that features him working on a lot of short tracks, in a pretty crazy style! A number of the tracks feature Kirk's uniquely quirky reed style in full effect – often processed with added studio techniques, in a very nice way. And along side that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Roland KirkIntroducing Roland Kirk ... LP
Argo, 1960. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Despite the fact that the title's "Introducing Roland Kirk", it's not actually Kirk's first album – but it is a heck of a smoker with a very unusual sound! The session features Roland with a Chicago group that includes Ira Sullivan on trumpet, Don Garrett on bass, and Ron Burton on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s Chess/MCA pressing in a barcode cover, with a cut corner.)

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Snorre Kirk with Stephen RileyTangerine Rhapsody ... LP
Stunt (Denmark), 2019. New Copy ... $24.99 29.98
Drummer Snorre Kirk has a great musical partner here – tenorist Stephen Riley, who blows with this warm, raspy tone that takes us back to classic Ben Webster in the postwar years! The pace of most tunes is nicely laidback, but never in a way that's too sloppy or loose – as Kirk's combo ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Tangerine Rhapsody ... CD 9.99

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Eiji Kitamura & All Stars30 Years In 30 Minutes ... LP
Toshiba (Japan), 1977. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Dixieland tunes played by leader Kitamura on clarinet, with Kouichi Kawabe on trombone, Akio Mitsui on trumpet, Akira Kumasaka and Yoshitaka Akimitsu on piano, Ichiro Masuda on vibes, Ikuo Ikezawa on bass, and Hiroshi Sunaga on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert.)

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✨✧ John KlemmerStraight From The Heart ... LP
Nautilus/MCA, 1979. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $14.99
Great later blowing from John Klemmer – clear, clean, and extremely well-focused – with nary a dull moment throughout! The album's a mostly acoustic one – save for some keyboards from Milcho Leviev – and the sound is tremendous, very much in keeping with the farther-reaching ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Audiophile Nautilus pressing – direct to disc!)

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Earl KlughFinger Paintings (Original Master Recording) ... LP
Mobile Fidelity/Blue Note, 1977. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A real breakout album for Earl Klugh – the kind of record that got him on the a-list of fusion players for the rest of the 70s! The title here is especially well-chosen – as the tunes have a gently colorful feel that's never too slick, despite the tighter setting of the album – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a sticker along the spine and has light wear.)

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Earl KlughLate Night Guitar ... LP
Blue Note, 1980. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A beautiful set from guitarist Earl Klugh – and one that really lives up to its title – a record that matches Earl's wonderful work on guitar with some sublime orchestral charts from Dave Matthews! The approach is definitely different than some of Klugh's previous work, and makes the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Earl KlughLife Stories ... LP
Warner, 1986. Very Good+ ... $4.99
A huge one from the mighty Earl Klugh – and the kind of record that reminded the world that he was still one of the most unique fusion talents around! Earl's got this perfect way of blending acoustic and electric elements with effortless ease – his own soft string solos and warmer ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Earl KlughSolo Guitar ... LP
Warner, 1989. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Beautiful work from the great Earl Klugh, and a set that's exactly what's promised in the title – a solo guitar outing that shows an entirely new side of Earl's many talents! Klugh's acoustic playing on other albums was always great – but here, it really comes to the forefront, with a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tony KofiAnother Kind Of Soul – A Portrait Of Cannonball Adderley ... LP
Last Music Co, 2020. New Copy ... $23.99 24.99
A very cool tribute to the legendary Cannonball Adderley – but one that has a spirit that's nicely that of its leader, alto saxophonist Tony Kofi! Tony's got a tone that's different than Cannon – maybe a bit sharper, with this pinched, edgey quality that's really great – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Dadisi KomolafeHassan's Walk (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Nimbus/Pure Pleasure (UK), 1983. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
A soul jazz treasure from the LA scene of the early 80s – a fantastic record that we'd rank with the best Strata East sides of the time! The group's led by alto saxophonist Dadisi Komolafe, and features vibes by Ricky Kelly, piano by Eric Tillman, bass by Roberto Miranda, and drums by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition 180 gram pressing!)

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Lee KonitzAlone Together – With Brad Mehldau & Charlie Haden ... LP
Blue Note, 1997. Near Mint- 2LP ... $24.99
A brilliant later set from Lee Konitz – recorded for Blue Note, after many years of Lee's mighty talents being ignored by US labels! Konitz first rose up as a modernist in the postwar years, recorded important records for Atlantic, Verve, Prestige, and other labels – then mostly gave ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent 2LP issue on UME.)
Also available Alone Together – With Brad Mehldau & Charlie Haden (180 gram pressing) ... LP 26.99

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Lee KonitzAlone Together – With Brad Mehldau & Charlie Haden (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note, 1997. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $26.99 34.99
A brilliant later set from Lee Konitz – recorded for Blue Note, after many years of Lee's mighty talents being ignored by US labels! Konitz first rose up as a modernist in the postwar years, recorded important records for Atlantic, Verve, Prestige, and other labels – then mostly gave ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Alone Together – With Brad Mehldau & Charlie Haden ... LP 24.99

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Lee KonitzAn Image – Lee Konitz With Strings ... LP
Verve, 1958. Very Good- ... $11.99
A rare "with strings" session for altoist Lee Konitz – recorded back in his great years with Verve, set to wonderful arrangements from a young Bill Russo! The style here is a bit darker and more spare than some of the other albums of this type from the time – and Russo brings ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereophonic pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and aging, a split top seam held with pieces of clear tape, some splitting in the spine, and a 4 inch split in the bottom seam.)

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✨✧ Lee KonitzLee Konitz – Featuring Hans Koller, Lars Gullin, & Roland Kovac ... LP
Swingtime (Italy), 1956. Near Mint- ... $14.99
An excellent collection that features rare work that Konitz recorded in Germany during 1956! The set has Konitz playing with a well-selected batch of European modernists – including Lars Gullin on baritone, Hans Koller on tenor, and Roland Kovac on piano – and the nature of the tracks ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 80s issue. Cover has a bit of wear at the bottom right corner and an old price sticker on back.)

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Lee KonitzLee Konitz Duets ... LP
Milestone, 1967. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $24.99
An interesting concept record, with Konitz approaching a variety of material, much of it written by his collaborators, in wide open duet settings. Players include Jim Hall, Joe Henderson, Elvin Jones and Richie Kamuca, and on each piece, both Konitz and his companion have loads of room to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing in a glossy cover, with a bit of marker inside the gatefold.)

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Lee KonitzMotion (Japanese pressing) ... LP
Verve (Japan), Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $33.99
A pivotal album in the career of Lee Konitz – and one that shows him really stretching out, past his tightly arranged style of the 50s! Lee's working here in a fairly free trio setting – backed by only Sonny Dallas on bass and Elvin Jones on drums. Jones plays loosely and openly on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Very cool vintage Japanese pressing – with different cover image, in flipback cover!)

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Lee KonitzSpirits ... LP
Milestone, 1971. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A nice little session from Lee Konitz – simple, without many tricks, and a great 70s extension of the sound of his 50s work! The group's a quartet with Sal Mosca on piano – and on a number of tracks, the pair of them play together alone, Lee blowing introspectively, and Sal working in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing.)

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✨✧ Lee KonitzSubconscious-Lee ... LP
Prestige, 1949/1950. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
One of THE key records in the Konitz school – a full length Prestige album that brings together important material from sessions originally issued on 10" LPs! The lineup here is virtually the Konitz school – with shifting lineups that include Billy Bauer on guitar, Lenny Tristano ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black & silver label NJ pressing.)

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Lee Konitz & Gerry MulliganLee Konitz Plays With The Gerry Mulligan Quartet (10-inch) ... LP
Pacific Jazz, 1953. Very Good ... $24.99
A classic meeting – the icy alto of Lee Konitz, with the mellifluous sound of the Gerry Mulligan quartet that included Chet Baker, Larry Bunker, and Carson Smith. The material was recorded in 1953 at The Haig in LA – and tracks include "Broadway", "These Foolish ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, some yellowing from age, and a vintage price sticker on back.)

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EABS feat TenderloniousKraksa/Svantetic ... LP
22A, 2018. Very Good+ ... $11.99
With Marek Pedziwiatr on piano & synthesizer, Marcin Rak on drums, Vojto Monteur on guitar and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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Irene KralWonderful Life ... LP
Mainstream, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
One of the more obscure 60s albums cut by jazz vocalist Irene Kral – and a great little record that shows her to be more of a singer than we expected! Some of the tunes on the set have the straight vocals with band feel of Irene's other albums, but a few more go for a groovier sort of 60s ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK mono Fontana pressing, in a flip back cover, with some wrinkles on the opening.)

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Irene Kral with Herb PomeroyBand & I ... LP
United Artists, 1959. Very Good ... $16.99
Sparkling work from singer Irene Kral – and possibly the best album she ever cut! The backings here are by the Herb Pomeroy group – a slightly modern ensemble that still knows how to swing with a good dose of Boston soul – and the overall feel of the album's a lot more forceful ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono red label pressing with deep groove. Cover is great overall, and just has a small address sticker on the back.)

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Mark Kramer TrioMark Kramer Trio Album ... LP
Encounter Audiophile Records, 1987. Near Mint- ... $5.99
With Mark Kramer on keyboards, William Zinno on bass, and Michael Dougherty on drums. LP, Vinyl record album

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Karel KrautgartnerKK2 ... LP
Supraphon (Czechoslovakia), 1965. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $34.99
A stunning set from 60s Prague – a hard-swinging big band session with plenty of modern touches, and a nice little groove at the bottom! The album's got the non-traditional feel of the best work from the time by Gustav Brom – playfully mixing hard rhythms, soaring ensemble passages, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear in two corners, but is nice overall.)

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Ernie KrivdaGlory Strut ... LP
Inner City, 1980. Near Mint- ... $11.99
With Dan Maier on piano, Mitchell Cutlip on bas, Ron Godale on drums, and Skip Hadden on percussion. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and appears to have been signed by the artist on back.)

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Krokofant with Stale Storlokken & Ingebrigt Haker FlatenQ (with bonus CD) ... LP
Rune Grammafon (Germany), 2019. New Copy ... $18.99
A modern bit of progressive avant jazz from Krokofant – a trio who take us back to some of the European power combos of the 70s, particularly those that could blend together electric styles and outside sounds in the Eastern Bloc scene! The core lineup features tremendous drums from Axel ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus CD!)

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Gene KrupaGene Krupa & His Orchestra (10 inch LP) ... LP
Columbia, Late 40s. Very Good ... $3.99
Includes the tracks "Tuxedo Junction", "Boogie Blues", "Drum Boogie", "Leave Us Leap", "Drummin Man" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(In the orange cover with an ink stamp and drill hole – CL6017.)

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Gene KrupaGene Krupa Sextet No 2 (10-inch) ... LP
Clef, 1953. Very Good ... $19.99
A beautiful hard burner from Gene Krupa – a perfect example of the way he could skirt different camps of jazz when working in small group format! Players here are all top shelf – and include Ben Webster, Bill Harris, Teddy Wilson, Ray Brown, and Charlie Shavers – a lineup that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with trumpeter logo and deep groove. Cover has light wear, yellowing from age, and a vintage price sticker on back.)

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Gene KrupaGene Krupa Story – Original Soundtrack ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $3.99
Slammin soundtrack to this bio-pic which starred Sal Mineo as Gene Krupa, and which features music by Krupa himself, plus Anita O'Day and Red Nichols. Pretty trad and swing all around – but there's a lot of great drum work by Krupa, particularly the type that often got featured in the live ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Verve Sterephonic pressing with deep groove. Vinyl has a press flaw that clicks a bit on "Royal Garden Blues")

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Gene KrupaHey Here's Gene Krupa! ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $24.99
Pretty darn nice stuff from Gene – as is most of his small group material for Verve! The record features the stunning reed work of Eddie Shu, a great player who never gets to shine that much in the solo spotlight. Shu plays tenor and clarinet – and the rest of the work features Krupa ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Records Inc pressing with trumpeter logo and deep groove.)

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Krystall KlearOur Night Together ... LP
K2B2, 1981. Sealed ... $9.99
A hip group led by reedman Marty Krystall, who also sings a bit – with work by Gene Cipriano on tenor, Jerry Peters on Hammond, Buell Neidlinger on bass, and Peter Erskine on drums. LP, Vinyl record album

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Krystall Klear & The BuellsReady For The 90s ... LP
K2B2, 1980. Near Mint- ... $11.99
With Marty Krystall on tenor, Warren Gale on trumpet, Buell Neidlinger on bass, and Billy Higgins on drums – with guests Cecil Taylor on piano and Dennis Charles on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(In the textured cover, with two ink stamps on back.)

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Joachim KuhnMelodic Ornette Coleman – Piano Works 13 (180 gram pressing – with bonus track & download) ... LP
Act (Germany), 2019. New Copy ... $14.99 29.99
One of the best albums we've heard from pianist Joachim Kuhn in years – a really thoughtful solo piano take on the music of Ornette Coleman – and one that definitely lives up to the "melodic" promise of the title! Kuhn's never totally straight ahead – and lord knows, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Melodic Ornette Coleman – Piano Works 13 (with bonus track) ... CD 12.99

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Joachim KuhnWandlungen – Transformation ... LP
CMP (Germany), 1986. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $6.99
Solo recordings of self composed titles by Kuhn. LP, Vinyl record album

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Joachim Kuhn/Daniel Humair/JF Jenny-ClarkEasy To Read ... LP
Owl (France), 1985. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Strong work by a very well-matched trio – Joachim Kuhn on piano, JF Jenny-Clark on bass, and Daniel Humair on drums! All titles are originals – and include "Easy To Read", "Habits", "Guylene", and "Open De Trio". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a PSI sticker on back.)

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Joachim Kuhn/Eje Thelin GroupNew Joachim Kuhn/Eje Thelin Group In Paris ... LP
Metronome (Germany), 1970. Very Good+ 2LP ... $79.99
Fierce, freewheeling work by this excellent group – a quartet that features mindblowing trombone from Eje Thelin, a player we totally love – plus piano from Joachim Kuhn, who also blows a bit of alto sax – and bass from Adelhard Roidinger and drums from Jacques Thollot. Very free ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has a very short click in one spot, but is otherwise great. Cover has a small mark from an old sticker, a small stain on the spine, and some light wear – but this is a nice copy overall.)

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Peter KuhnLivin' Right ... LP
Big City, 1978. Very Good+ ... $29.99
A set that was originally broadcast live on New York radio in 1978, and which really captures the openly creative spirit of the loft jazz generation – as Peter Kuhn plays b-flat and bass clarinet alongside a wonderful group that features two trumpeters – Arthur Williams and Toshinori ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Coer has light ringwear on back.)

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Peter Kuhn QuartetKill ... LP
Soul Note (Italy), 1982. Near Mint- ... $18.99
Modernist clarinet at its best – handled deftly by Peter Kuhn, in a range of modes that moves between hard-swinging jazz and much more spacious, sonic textures! Kuhn plays both standard and bass clarinet – using the latter with an especially great sound that reminds us of some of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Kill ... CD 12.99

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Steve KuhnNon-Ficition ... LP
ECM, 1978. Near Mint- ... $13.99
Beautiful work from pianist Steve Kuhn – working here with a group that features Steve Slagel on soprano, alto, flute, and percussion – plus Harvie Swartz on bass and Bob Moses on drums! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo sticker in one corner.)

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Steve Kuhn & Toshiko AkioshiCountry & Western Sound Of Jazz Pianos ... LP
Dauntless, 1963. Very Good ... $13.99
One of the weird and wonderful sessions cut in the brief years of the Dauntless label – a set that's built around country and western tunes, but handled by the twin modern piano talents of Steve Kuhn and Toshiko Akioshi! The approach is very strange, and very magical – as the piano ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has some heavy wear at the top of the spine, with some small stains and call letters in pen on back.)

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Steve KujalaFresh Flute ... LP
CBS, 1986. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Features the tracks "Tutti Flutti", "Fretless Flute Song", "Just A Heartbeat Away", "Backburner" & "Delilah's Way". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Sergey Kuryokhin/Boris GrebenshchikovMad Nightingales In The Russian Forest ... LP
Leo (UK), 1985. Near Mint- ... $33.99
Two sidelong improvisation session with Kuryokhin on organ and Grebenshchikov on electric guitar. LP, Vinyl record album

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KVL (Quin Kirchner/Daniel Van Duerm/Matthew Lux)KVL Volume 1 ... LP
Astral Spirits, 2019. New Copy ... $16.99
The debut album from a very hip trio – one that features Quin Kirchner on drums and percussion, Daniel Van Duerm on organ and electric piano, and Matt Lux on bass – plus all three members on some sort of electronics! The tunes are instrumental and experimental, but almost always have ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Kwintet Barowy (Jerzy Milian/Jan Ptaszyn Wroblewski)Do Widzenia ... LP
GAD (Poland), 1959. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99
Early work from the Polish jazz scene of the postwar years – by a cool combo that features two key players who'd really explode in decades to come! The group features excellent work on tenor and flute from Jan Ptaszyn Wroblewski, and vibes from Jerzy Milian – both two of our favorite ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 300!)
Also available Do Widzenia ... CD 16.99

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✨✧ LA 4Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte ... LP
East Wind (Japan), 1977. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $16.99
A beautiful group, and one with a very unique sound – a style that draws from the early 50s experiments in Brazilian jazz by Bud Shank and Laurindo Almeida – but which also moves the approach into even more sophisticated 70s territory! The quartet features Almeida on acoustic guitar ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing missing insert.)
Also available Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte ... CD 18.99

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Steve LacyMomentum ... LP
Novus, 1989. Near Mint- ... $6.99
With Lacy on soprano sax, Steve Potts on alto and soprano, Bobby Few on piano, Jean Jacques Avenel on bass, Oliver Johnson on drums, and Irene Aebi on vocals and violin. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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Guy LafitteGuy Lafitte Joue Charles Trenet ... LP
Black & Blue (France), 1984. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Excellent late work from one of the most soulful French tenorists of the postwar years – recording here in a quartet with Marc Hemmeler on piano, Jack Sewing on bass, and Philippe Combell on drums – playing songs composed by Charles Trenet, which seems to bring out a wonderfully ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bireli LagreneRoutes To Django ... LP
Antilles, 1980. Near Mint- ... $9.99
With Bireli Lagrene on solo guitar and bass, Gaiti Lagrenen and Tschirglo Loeffler on rhythm guitar, Jan Jankeje on bass, Jorg Reiter on piano, Wolfgang Lakerschmid on vibes, Bernd Marquart on trumpet, and Schmido Kling on violin. LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a cut corner and bumped corner.)

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Oliver LakeGallery ... LP
Gramavision, 1986. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Great small group work – with Lake on tenor, alto, soprano sax, and flute – with Geri Allen on piano, Fred Hopkins on bass, and Pheeroan Aklaff on drums – plus some guest trumpet from Rasul Siddik. LP, Vinyl record album

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Oliver LakeHolding Together ... LP
Black Saint (Italy), 1976. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A sonically sensitive session from Oliver Lake – recorded in the mid 70s, in very relaxed quartet formation! Lake plays a range of reeds here – alto, soprano sax, and flute – and the group features lots of musings on guitar from Michael G Jackson, a player we don't know at all, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Oliver Lake & Julius HemphillBuster Bee ... LP
Sackville, 1978. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A sharp late 70s duo session from Oliver Lake & Julius Hemphill – captured at Toronto's Eastern Sound in March of '78 – great material joint composed by the two and performed with muscular, tension and delicate melody. Hempill and Lake both play alto saxes on the great opening and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear and a cut corner.)

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Delvon Lamarr Organ TrioLive At KEXP (with bonus download) ... LP
Colemine, 2018. New Copy Gatefold ... $20.99 27.98
A great combo, in a really great setting – the trio of organist Delvon Lamarr, captured in a sweet live radio performance! The tunes are long and open – very much in the group's killer blend of soul jazz and deep funk – with plenty of room for Delvon to soar out on the keys of ... (Deep Funk, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Live At KEXP ... CD 10.99

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Jeannie LambertJeannie-Ology ... LP
Jazz Idiom, 1987. Near Mint- ... $2.99
Orchestra conducted by Gene Esposito & Bobby Schiff. (Vocalists, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Lambert, Hendricks & RossBest Of Lambert, Hendricks & Ross (aka The Hottest New Group In Jazz) ... LP
Columbia, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $0.99
How can we even begin to describe the genius of Lambert Hendricks and Ross? The group was a jazz vocal supergroup that merged three talents that had already made a big name in the bebop vocalese field – Dave Lambert, Jon Hendricks, and the lovely Annie Ross – and the project was an ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Art LandeEccentricities Of Earl Dant ... LP
1750 Arch, 1977. Near Mint- ... $2.99
Solo piano recordings by Lande, titles include "Nice Work If You Can Get It", "All The Things You Are", "Willow Weep For Me", "Star Eyes", "Angel Eyes", "Bewitched Bothered & Bewildered", and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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Art LandeHardball – Piano Solos ... LP
Great American Music Hall, 1987. Near Mint- ... $1.99
Titles include "Lift Every Voice", "Ain't Misbehavin", "Willow Weep For Me", "Summertime", "Stompin' At The Savoy", and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Art LandeMelissa Spins Away ... LP
Great American Music Hall, 1988. Near Mint- ... $2.99
Solo piano by Lande, with titles including "Little Niles", "Gardenia", "Someday My Prince Will Come", "Yesterdays", and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Art LandeStory Of Ba-Ku ... LP
1750 Arch, 1979. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Features Lande on piano – with Mark Isham on trumpet and reeds, Bill Douglass on bass and flutes, percussion by Kurt Wortman, and reeds from Bruce Williamson and Mark Miller. LP, Vinyl record album

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Don Lanphere QuintetInto Somewhere ... LP
Hep (UK), 1984. Near Mint- ... $7.99
With Don Lanphere on soprano and tenor, Don Friedman on piano, Jeff Fuller on bass, and Ignacio Berroa on drums, and featuring Jon Pugh on trumpet. LP, Vinyl record album

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Billy Larkin & The DelegatesPigmy ... LP
Aura, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $29.99
Killer stuff! This is one of Billy's earliest albums, and it's a monster batch of funky organ tunes with a much harder groove than on later works! The group is Billy's early Delegates trio – with Hank Swarn on guitar and Mel Brown on drums – and bad, bad grooves abound: including the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing. Labels have a name in pen. Cover has a split bottom seam, some yellowing from age, and notes in pen on back.)

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✨✧ Ellis LarkinsManhattan At Midnight ... LP
Decca, 1956. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
A dark suite of tracks dedicated to New York after hours – played by the wonderful Ellis Larkins, a vastly-overlooked 50s pianist who was always great at moody sessions like these! Most of the tunes are familiar ones – "Manhattan Serenade", "Lullaby Of Birdland", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove.)

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Last ExitNoise Of Trouble – Live In Tokyo ... LP
Enemy, 1986. Sealed ... $29.99
Why was it that the left end of jazz in the 80s often produced some of the most unexpected alliances? Perhaps it was because it was so tough to gig and earn on one own's creative vision that it made more sense to play together with other leaders. Or perhaps the dearth of really creative music in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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Yusef LateefBest Of Yusef Lateef ... LP
Atlantic, 1971. Very Good+ ... $4.99
A half dozen of the nice soul jazz numbers Lateef cut for Atlantic in the late 60s, with a bevy of top notch sidemen that include Joe Zawinul, Bernard Purdie, Ray Barretto, Cecil McBee, Hugh Lawson, Eric Gale, Chuck Rainey and Tootie Heath. Includes "Buddy & Lou", "Live ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label stereo promo. Cover has some aging, gloss peel on front, and a light stain along the opening.)

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Yusef LateefGentle Giant ... LP
Atlantic, 1972. Very Good ... $11.99
One of the greatest Yusef Lateef albums on Atlantic Records – and that's saying a lot, given the high level of quality he was hitting at the label! The album's a perfect blend of the newly-funky Lateef style with some hipper, more sophisticated touches – a mode that hints at his bigger- ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a promo sticker and an unglued top seam.)

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Yusef LateefSuite 16 ... LP
Atlantic, 1970. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A groundbreaking set from Yusef Lateef – one that mixes together a number of different soul jazz styles! In a way, Atlantic records tried to handle Yusef Lateef in the same way they did Roland Kirk – by creating recordings that either let him express himself strongly as an arch-modernis ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & green label pressing. Cover has some staining and waviness on the bottom.)

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✨✧ Ronnie LawsFever ... LP
Blue Note, 1976. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
An album that's smoother than some of Ronnie's earlier work, and perhaps without the same dark edge – but still a nice batch of soulful fusion tunes, with production by Wayne Henderson, in his classic 70s At-Home Productions mode! By that, we mean that a number of the tracks have a good ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)
Also available Fever ... CD 19.99

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✨✧ Le DealJazz Traficantes ... LP
Favorite (France), 2020. New Copy ... $28.99
A beautiful debut from this hip French group – a quartet that features piano and arrangements by Florian Pellissier, who we've loved on his other records – plus Yoann Loustalot on flugelhorn, Theo Girard on bass, and Malick Koly on drums – really stretching out here at a session ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Jazz Traficantes ... CD 18.99

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Le ScottLe Scott's Post Bop Opera ... LP
Theatre For The Evolving Arts, Late 70s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $4.99
A wild and wonderful hippy theatrical approach to jazz! The tracks are kind of theatrical interpretations of jazz work by Charles Mingus, Yusef Lateef, John Coltrane, Bill Evans, Sonny Rollins, and others – performed by a jazz group that includes trumpeter Wallace Roney, flautist Le Scott, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has bumped corners.)

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Le Theatre Du Chene NoirAurora ... LP
Futura/Souffle Continu (France), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
One of those amazing records from the 70s French scene – the kind of set that makes it unlike anywhere else on the planet at the time – served up in an unusual blend of avant jazz, vocals, and lots of other unusual elements! The work is a theater piece, the story of earth and its ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Joelle LeandreSincerely ... LP
Plainisphare, 1985. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Contains the tracks "Pommardons-nous", "Meditation", "Hein ! Quoi, Je T'entends Plus", "Bassomaniaque", "Sky Over Hudson Street" and "Let's Get Pommard". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, with a peeled spot on each side and a promo sticker.)

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Tony LeeTony Lee Trio Featuring Terry Smith ... LP
Lee Lambert (UK), 1977. Near Mint- ... $7.99
A great set from Tony Lee – one of the more soulful pianists on the UK scene, and one of the more overlooked! This set has Tony's trio with a great addition – the guitar of Terry Smith alongside the bass of Tony Archer and drums of Martin Drew – on titles that include "Dat's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing – with obi and insert.)

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Mark LevinsonJazz At Longwharf ... LP
Mark Levinson, 1977. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $33.99
Part of the Levinson recording series! Two long tracks – "The Other Side Of Jimmy" and "Right On James" – both dedicated to Jimmy Garrison. LP, Vinyl record album

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Rod LevittSolid Ground ... LP
RCA, 1966. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Rod Levitt led one of the hippest large groups of the 60's, and although his work was barely recognized at the time, and all but forgotten now, these RCA records of his stand as a constant tribute to his brilliant skills as an arranger and leader. These cuts are short and quirky, with ensemble ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo Dynagroove pressing with deep groove.)

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Rod Levitt OrchestraDynamic Sound Patterns Of The Rod Levitt Orchestra ... LP
Riverside, 1964. Very Good+ ... $6.99
"Dynamic" is right – as Rod's one of the hippest large group arrangers of his time! The album's a really wonderful record that features Rod leading an octet with a distinctly modern touch – almost building off the styles of Kenton groups of the 50s, but with more of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Bill Grauer pressing with microphone logo & deep groove.)
Also available Dynamic Sound Patterns Of The Rod Levitt Orchestra ... CD 9.99

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Rod Levitt OrchestraForty-Second Street ... LP
RCA, 1966. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Dynamic sounds from this overlooked 60s leader – played in a sharp mix of swing and modern styles – with work from Levitt on trombone, plus Bill Berry on trumpet, Buzz Renn on alto and flute, George Marge on tenor and flute, and Gene Allen on baritone and bass clarinet! LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo Dynagroove pressing with deep groove.)

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Rod Levitt OrchestraInsight ... LP
RCA, 1965. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Tight hard swinging big band set, with really complicated arrangements and some great writing. Not all of the players are names you'll recognize, but Levitt's talent for arrangement and leadership ensure a tight tight band, and the album wails nicely. Tracks include "Stop Those Men!", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono Dynagroove pressing with deep groove.)

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George LewisEasy Riders Jazz Band ... LP
GHB, 1970. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Features Fred Vigorito on cornet, Big Bill Rissonnette on trombone, Noel Kalet on piano, Dick Griffith on tenor banjo, Dick McCarthy on bass and Art Pulver on drums. LP, Vinyl record album

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George Lewis & His New Orleans StompersConcert! ... LP
Blue Note, 1954. Very Good+ ... $9.99
One of the few Blue Note LPs devoted to trad material, and a not-bad set that features Lewis on clarinet, along with a group that includes Jim Robinson on trombone and Kid Howard on trumpet. Howard and Joe Watkins sing on a few tracks, and titles include "Ice Cream", "Burgundy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono Liberty pressing.)

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John LewisImprovised Meditations & Excursions ... LP
Atlantic, 1959. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Improvised Meditations features MJQ founder John Lewis in a set of third stream piano renditions of jazz standards like "Now's The Time", "Yesterdays", and "September Song", plus original compositions "Love Me" and "Delaunay's Dilemma". The format ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & green Rockefeller label pressing. Cover has a cutout notch, some wear and aging, and a split top seam.)

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John LewisOrchestra USA ... LP
Colpix, 1963. Near Mint- ... $9.99
The first recordings ever from Orchestra USA – the landmark third stream jazz group co-led by John Lewis and Gunther Schuller! The group sprang out of Schuller and Lewis' preoccupations with bringing jazz to a more serious environment – merging traits of 20th century classical with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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Mel LewisMel Lewis Sextet ... LP
Mode, 1957. Very Good+ ... $29.99
A classic late 50s side from the Mode label – and one of those great LA sessions that was almost more noteworthy for the sidemen than the leader! Drummer Mel Lewis heads up the group, sure, but the real strength of the set is in its three piece frontline – which features Charlie ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing with deep groove. Vinyl has some small press flaw bumps. Cover has split seams held with clear tape, some wear and aging, and a bit of pen on back.)

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Mel LewisNaturally ... LP
Telarc, 1979. Very Good- Gatefold ... $2.99
Mel Lewis performs the music of Thad Jones – with a group that features Earl Dardner on lead trumpet, John Mosca on trombone, Dick Oatts on alto, soprano, and flute – and Jim McNeely on piano. LP, Vinyl record album

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Mel LewisSoft Lights Hot Music ... LP
Music Masters, 1988. Near Mint- ... $14.99
With featured soloists including Ralph Lalama, Glenn Drewes, Ted Nash, Kenny Wener, Joe Lovano, Jim Powell, Dick Oatts, Ed Neumeister, and John Mosca. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has an index label with clear tape on the spine.)
 
 



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