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Jazz — In Stock — LPs

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Boyd RaeburnFraternity Rush ... LP
Columbia, 1957. Very Good+ ... $1.99
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(Mono 6 eye pressing, with deep groove.)

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✨✧ Boyd RaeburnTeen Rock ... LP
Columbia, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $1.99
An unusual turn for bandleader Boyd Raeburn – on an album with vocals by Ginnie Powell and arrangements by Stanley Baum! LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has a vintage price sticker, light wear, and a small peeled spot from sticker removal.)

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Don Ralke with Buddy ColletteBongo Madness ... LP
Crown, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $11.99
An excellent session of exotica-tinged Latin jazz – put together by pianist Don Ralke, and featuring some great work from flute player Buddy Collette – in a spirit that's very similar to Collette's own classic Jazz Heat Bongo Beat album! The set's also got some great bongo work by Jack ... (Latin, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a split spine.)

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Louie RamirezTribute To Cal Tjader ... LP
Caiman, 1986. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A fantastic tribute to the great Cal Tjader – and a set that features heavy contributions from the equally-wonderful Louie Ramirez – a vibist whose 60s work had as much influence on Latin sounds as the best records by Cal! The set was recorded in the late 80s, but has a vibe that's a ... (Latin, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Phil RanelinTime Is Now! (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tribe/Pure Pleasure (UK), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99 44.99
It's hard to get more powerful and progressive than the message this title – an indication that the record is one of the boldest in the Tribe Records catalog from the 70s – which is saying a lot, given the force of the legendary Detroit label! Trombonist Phil Ranelin is at his best ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)

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Jimmy RaneyJimmy Raney 1955 (10 inch LP) ... LP
Prestige, Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $69.99
Great small group work from this excellent guitarist – with John Wilson on trumpet and Hall Overton on piano! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear, but no splits – and is nice overall.)

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Jimmy RaneyJimmy Raney With Sonny Clark ... LP
Vogue (Japan), 1954. Near Mint- ... $28.99
A classic French session from one of the greatest American jazz guitarists of the 50s – the legendary Jimmy Raney, a player who mixed his hard-edge tone with a magically fluid groove! Jimmy's playing here on some great single-note lines – alongside a set of players that include Bobby ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice Japanese pressing!)

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Fred RaulstonOpen Stream ... LP
Inner City, 1979. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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Fred Raulston with Martha Burks & Chet BakerWould You Believe ... LP
Jazz Mark, 1985. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Quite an unusual session for Chet Baker – a date led by vibist Fred Raulston, with vocals by Martha Burks! LP, Vinyl record album

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Enrico Rava QuartetEnrico Rava Quartet ... LP
ECM, 1979. Near Mint- ... $13.99
A classic session from this incredible trumpeter – a quartet with Roswell Rudd on trombone, JF Jenny-Clark on bass, and Aldo Romano on drums! LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Sonny RedImages ... LP
Jazzland, 1961. Near Mint- ... $14.99
One of the few sessions ever recorded as a leader by the great alto player Sonny Red! Red's tone on the alto has always been one of our favorites – raspy, soulful, and sharp-edged in a way that's really unique – but even if you include his work as a sideman, there's probably only a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing, still in the shrink, with hype sticker.)

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Red Onion Jazz BandDance Off Both Your Shoes In Hi Fi ... LP
Riverside, 1958. Very Good- ... $1.99
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(Small blue label Bill Grauer Productions pressing, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover is lightly stained and wrinkled on back.)

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Vi ReddBird Call (Solid State) ... LP
Solid State, 1963/1969. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $24.99
An excellent bit of early 60s soulbop – and one of two rare albums ever cut by the obscure female alto player Vi Redd, one of the few women sax players of her generation to get recorded! The album's got an easygoing groove that's mighty nice – a touch of R&B at times, but not ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has an unglued top seam and light wear.)

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Vi ReddLady Soul ... LP
Atco, 1962/1963. Very Good ... $11.99
One of the few albums ever issued by female alto player Vi Redd – a really unique artist, and a greatly overlooked talent from the time! Vi's got a wonderfully warm approach – and she often sings in addition to playing alto sax – with this vocal style that's really great, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan & blue label pressing.)

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Dewey RedmanSoundsigns ... LP
Galaxy, 1981. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Don RedmanPark Avenue Patter ... LP
Golden Crest, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Unusual later work from Don Redman – with performances from Hank Jones on piano, Seldon Powell on tenor, Joe Wilder on trumpet, and a bit of vocals from Melvin Moore! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a light wrinkle in the front paste-on from application.)

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✨✧ Dizzy ReeceManhattan Project ... LP
Beehive, 1978. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Excellent later work from trumpeter Dizzy Reece – best known for his classic late 50s sides on Blue Note and New Jazz, but heard here as part of a great flurry of 70s revival sessions! The work's got an arch modern tone that's really surprising – almost a bit like Ted Curson at times, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Rufus ReidPerpetual Stroll ... LP
Theresa, 1981. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A great little record from Rufus Reid – a light and lively soul jazz piano session (Kirk Lightsey on piano, Eddie Gladden on drums), featuring some wonderful original compositions. The best of these is "Perpetual Stroll", a slow building number with a sad lyrical melody that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small tear at the opening.)

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Steve ReidRhythmatism (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Mustevic/Soul Jazz (UK), 1974. New Copy ... $29.99 32.99
A fantastic mid 70s set led by drummer Steve Reid – fronting a group of players who groove tightly, but with a really sinister sound! Reid is an absolute steamroller on this set – laying down a fast-paced, super tight funky backdrop for the rest of the players to groove fluidly over ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition pressing of 1000 – on colored vinyl!)

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✨✧ Django ReinhardtLegendary Django Reinhardt ... LP
GNP, 1976. Very Good+ ... $14.99
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(Cover has some ring & edge wear.)

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Django ReinhardtSwing It Lightly (aka Django Reinhardt Joue Avec Les Guitars Unlimited) ... LP
Barclay/Columbia, 1968. Very Good+ ... $6.99
A weird and wonderful chapter in the career of Django Reinhardt – a posthumous album that has his solo guitar parts taken from older Barclay albums, then reworked with added 60s sounds from Guitars Unlimited! The approach is totally great – an all-guitar groove that has the newer combo ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing from the 70s. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Django Reinhardt & Stephane GrappelliDjango Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelli With The Quintet Of The Hot Club Of France ... LP
GNP/Crescendo, Late 30s. Very Good ... $7.99
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(UK Ace Of Clubs pressing. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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Don RendellSpace Walk ... LP
Columbia/Aartrud (Italy), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $44.99
A remarkable session that features everything we love about British jazz! The session was one of the last great sides cut as part of Columbia UK's legendary "Landsdowne Series" – and it features sax genius Don Rendell grooving hard on some extended modal numbers that feature vibes, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Don Rendell/Ian Carr QuintetChange Is (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Columbia/Jazzman (UK), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
Change is certainly in the air for the famous group of tenorist Don Rendell and trumpeter Ian Carr – partly because this final set has some slight shifts in personnel, and partly because a few elements point the way towards new directions that Carr would take in the 70s! The core energy of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Change Is (180 gram pressing) ... LP 22.99

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Don Rendell/Ian Carr QuintetChange Is (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Columbia/Jazzman (UK), 1969. Sealed ... $22.99
Change is certainly in the air for the famous group of tenorist Don Rendell and trumpeter Ian Carr – partly because this final set has some slight shifts in personnel, and partly because a few elements point the way towards new directions that Carr would take in the 70s! The core energy of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Change Is (180 gram pressing) ... LP 25.99

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Don Rendell/Ian Carr QuintetDon Rendell/Ian Carr Live (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Columbia/Jazzman (UK), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
A masterpiece of British jazz from the end of the 60s – a set that doesn't need to answer at all to any of the jazz styles coming from America at the time – as it's sound and vision is so bold, so unique, it's a completely massive statement on its own! The set may well represent the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Don Rendell/Ian Carr Live (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 22.99

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Don Rendell/Ian Carr QuintetPhase III (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Columbia/Jazzman (UK), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
The third legendary album from the Don Rendell/Ian Carr Quintet – and a set that really has the combo stretching out in the new kind of freedoms offered by the Landsowne series at the time! The group had already made fantastic waves on their previous two albums – but here, the songs ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Phase III (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 22.99

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Don Rendell/Ian Carr QuintetPhase III (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Columbia/Jazzman (UK), 1968. Near Mint- ... $24.99
The third legendary album from the Don Rendell/Ian Carr Quintet – and a set that really has the combo stretching out in the new kind of freedoms offered by the Landsowne series at the time! The group had already made fantastic waves on their previous two albums – but here, the songs ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Phase III (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 22.99

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Henri ReneCompulsion To Swing ... LP
RCA, 1959. Very Good+ ... $2.99
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(Living Stereo pressing with deep groove.)

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Henri ReneMusic For The Weaker Sex ... LP
RCA, 1958. Very Good+ ... $9.99
(Now Sound, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has surface wear and some splitting on the top seam.)

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Henry Rene & His OrchestraRiot In Rhythm ... LP
RCA, 1959. Near Mint- ... $0.99
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(Living Stereo pressing with deep groove.)

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Jeff ResnickSAC ... LP
RIT/Outernational (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99
A totally wonderful little record, and one with a very unlikely origin story too – given that the music was originally composed to highlight the different creative departments at the Rochester Institute Of Technology in the late 70s! The music is all jazz on side one – done in this ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Resolution 88Revolutions ... LP
Legere (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $18.99
A funky electric gem from Resolution 88 – a UK group who sound better and better each time we hear a new record – and who really continue an exploration of their core sound – which draws heavy inspiration from 70s classics by Herbie Hancock, Jerry Peters, Don Blackman, and the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Return To ForeverNo Mystery ... LP
Polydor, 1975. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Hard grooving work from the middle years of the Return To Forever group – featuring the line up with Chick Corea on keys, synths & percussion, Stanley Clarke on bass, organ and more, Lenny White on percussion and Al DiMeola on guitar. As you'd expect from this crew, this is some of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)
Also available No Mystery ... CD 3.99

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Return To ForeverRomantic Warrior ... LP
CBS, 1976. Near Mint- ... $7.99
One of the hardest-jamming Return To Forever albums – recorded with the post-Brazilian lineup that includes Chick Corea on keyboards, Stanley Clarke on bass, Lenny White on percussion, and Al DiMeola on guitars. Corea's very firmly in the lead – stretching out in heavy keyboard romps ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Revolutionary EnsembleManhattan Cycles ... LP
India Navigation, 1972. Very Good+ ... $33.99
Leroy Jenkins, Sirone, and Jerome Cooper lay down a classic session of loft jazz from the early 70s! The record features one long track – laid out over both sides, and with a good raw post-ESP sound! LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing. Vinyl has a mark that clicks a bit on Side 1. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Buddy RichSwingin' New Big Band ... LP
Pacific Jazz, 1966. Very Good Gatefold ... $1.99
A hard and heavy side from Buddy, and true to his reputation and the title of the LP, he comes out swinging! The set features a top notch mid 60s group, and from the sound of the numbers on this set, ol' Buddy did need to hand out any of his famous lectures on the bus afterwards, with some crisp ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Buddy RichThis One's For Basie ... LP
Verve, 1956. Near Mint- ... $24.99
A lively little set done strongly in a Basie mode – as you might guess from the title! Buddy's on drums, but the real maestro here is Marty Paich – who handled the arrangements, and most likely brought together the batch of west coast jazzers who inhabit the group – including ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Records Inc pressing with trumpeter logo and deep groove. Cover has light wear, and a tiny hint of splitting on the top seam – but this is a great copy overall.)

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Buddy Rich & Harry Sweets EdisonBuddy & Sweets ... LP
Norgran, 1955. Very Good+ ... $39.99
Buddy keeps things nice and Sweet on this session – pairing up with trumpeter Edison in a nicely swinging set of tunes that opens up with the best Verve approach of the 50s! The group features Jimmy Rowles on piano, Barney Kessel on guitar, and John Simmons on bass – working with Rich ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing with trumpeter logo & deep groove. NOTE – Cover is stained and flaky on 3 inches along the spine, with a half split bottom seam.)

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Buddy Rich/Alla RakhaRich A La Rakha ... LP
World Pacific, Late 60s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $11.99
A pretty hip record – a lot cooler than you'd expect from Buddy Rich! The record features Rich playing with a group of Indian musicians lead by Alla Rakha on tabla, conducted by Ravi Shankar, who also wrote all the material on the album – and Paul Horn also joins the group for a bit of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Johnny RichardsSomething Else By Johnny Richards ... LP
Bethlehem, 1956. Very Good ... $11.99
Some of the best work ever from one of the most under-acknowledged jazz composers and arrangers of the 50s! Johnny Richards is probably best known for his recordings with Stan Kenton in the early part of the decade – but when he moved out on his own, he developed a tremendous sound that was ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy red label pressing with deep groove. Back cover has some light staining.)

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Dannie RichmondDionysius ... LP
Red (Italy), 1983. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Proof that Dannie Richmond had a lot more to offer than just his drumming with Charles Mingus! The album's a stunning post-Mingus set that shows Richmond in command of a hip group of Mingus-ites – but working in a style that has much of its own manners and quirks! The album features 2 ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Dannie RichmondOde To Mingus ... LP
Soul Note (Italy), 1979. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A great ode to Dannie Richmond's longtime musical partner Charles Mingus – who'd passed shortly before this session – done with styles and sounds that are quite different than some of Richmond's other work! The album's got a definite blue tone – Richmond really feeling Mingus' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some very light wear.)

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Nelson RiddleCommunication ... LP
MPS, 1971. Very Good+ ... $24.99
Incredible grooves! This album's one of two that Nelson Riddle recorded for the MPS label in Germany – and it's a swirling blend jazz, funk, Latin, and easy – unlike any other Riddle record we can think of! The album's a masterpiece of careful arrangement – and starts with tight ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing.)

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✨✧ Lee RitenourCaptain Fingers ... LP
Epic, 1977. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Smooth and funky fusion from Lee Ritenour – top-shelf all the way, and handled with a really soulful groove, thanks to production from the legendary Skip Drinkwater! Lee's all over the top of the guitar in true "Captain Fingers" style, and Skip makes sure he's got plenty going on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing in the textured cover, with light surface wear.)
Also available Captain Fingers ... CD 2.99

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Lee RitenourColor Rit ... LP
GRP, 1989. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
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(Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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Sam RiversContours (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note, 1965. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $26.99 34.99
A brilliant statement of modernist jazz from Sam Rivers – one of his groundbreaking early albums for Blue Note, and one of the most challenging sessions issued by the label during the 60s! The record's a real departure from Rivers' already-great Fuscia Swing Song – with tunes that go ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue Note Tone Poet Series – 2019 remaster on 180 gram vinyl pressed at RTI! In a great heavy gatefold cover – similar to the Music Matters titles from years back.)

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✨✧ Sam RiversCrosscurrent – Live At Jazz Unite ... LP
Marge (France), 1981. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Really great work from Sam Rivers – an album that's a bit more inside than some of his other European recordings of the period, but in a really great way that makes it a decided standout in Sam's career! Rivers is playing a bevy of heavy horns here – flute, tenor, soprano sax, and even ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sam RiversStreams ... LP
Impulse, 1973. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $29.99
Classic live set for Impulse that marked Rivers' shift from a player who kept slightly inside in a modernist vein, to one who burst out in a very free style. Rivers plays long flowing lines on both flute and tenor, and he's backed by Cecil Mc Bee on bass and Norman Connors on drums. The whole LP ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label ABC/Impulse pressing. Cover has a promo sticker, light stains and flaking on the top right corner, and a peeled spot from sticker removal.)

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Sam Rivers & Dave HollandSam Rivers & Dave Holland Vol 2 ... LP
Improvising Artists Inc, 1977. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Side one, a side-long piece called "Ripples" is a duet with Rivers on flute and Holland on bass. Side two is another long duet, "Deluge", featuring Rivers on piano with Holland on bass again. Both pieces are a bit over 23 minutes apiece. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a sticker spot.)

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Sam Rivers & Mario SchianoRendez-Vous ... LP
Red/Vedette (Italy), 1977. Near Mint- ... $24.99
An excellent Italian session by Sam Rivers – cut right around the same time as his classic work for the Horo label, and done in a very similar spirit! The work shows Rivers really opening up in the setting – blowing with intensity one moment, and a carefully introspective style the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Max RoachAgain ... LP
Affinity (UK), 1960/1961. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
Some of the hippest Max Roach work of the 60s! The first tracks in the set are from a concert in Paris, with Max's group that included Tommy & Stanley Turrentine, as well as Julian Priester. The tracks are long and open-ended – with an approach that you wouldn't find on the group's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Italian 80s pressing.)

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Max RoachChattahoochee Red ... LP
Columbia, 1981. Near Mint- ... $5.99
A major label effort from Max, but a record that's as hip as any he was recording at the time! The set feautres Max's quartet with Cecil Bridgewater on trumpet, Odeon Pope on saxes, and Calvin Hill on bass – plus a very small bit of additional piano by Walter Bishop Jr – and it's got ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Max RoachConversations (Speak, Brother, Speak/Deeds, Not Words) ... LP
Fantasy, 1958/1962. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
Nice Prestige 2-fer from the 70s that brings together 2 great albums. Speak, Brother, Speak is solid righteous jazz from the Max Roach of the 60s – recorded at a time when the player was really breaking away from his straighter hardbop roots, and delving deeper into more freely soulful jazz ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Max RoachDeeds Not Words (second cover) ... LP
Riverside, 1958. Near Mint- ... $13.99
A seminal set from Max Roach – the start of his more righteous stretch in jazz, as you might guess from the title of the album! At some level, the record's got a bit of the feel of the post-Clifford Brown Mercury years from Roach – but at another, it's stretching out towards the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(60s ABC/Riverside stereo pressing.)

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Max RoachJazz In 3/4 Time ... LP
EmArcy, 1957. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A great little album from Max Roach – one that has him finding a whole new voice in jazz! The set was recorded on the heels of Max's time with Clifford Brown – and it's a great little album that has him bouncing back nicely from the loss by moving into a new realm that shows off his ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Later pressing with barcode. Back cover has spots of glue residue on the near the top seam.)

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Max RoachM'Boom ... LP
Columbia, 1980. Near Mint- ... $13.99
A later percussion ensemble album by Max Roach – one done in the style of some of his earlier 60s percussion experiments, but with a fuller scope, and a more serious feel overall. The ensemble was first formed in 1970, but recorded here with a very ambitious tone as part of Columbia's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Max RoachMany Sides Of Max (Trip pressing) ... LP
Mercury/Trip, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A great record – and one that's a lot more unified than the title might make you think! The set has Max post-Clifford Brown, post-the hardbop group that followed Brown, in his more searching soulful mode, playing with some steller younger talents like Booker Little, George Coleman, Julian ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Max RoachMax ... LP
Argo, 1958. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Killer set of bop tracks recorded by Max and other NY bop heavy hitters – like Hank Mobley and Kenny Dorham – plus a guest appearance by Ramsey Lewis on piano, in one of his few non-Chicago, non-trio sides! The record's got that great kind of energy that Roach could hit when he really ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label 70s pressing in a black & white cover, with a small cutout notch.)

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Max RoachMax Roach + 4 ... LP
EmArcy, 1956. Very Good ... $14.99
An excellent album from Roach – who's rising here from the ashes after the death of Clifford Brown, to work with a crack new group that would drive him onto a whole new range of styles. The quintet features an all-star lineup: Kenny Dorham on trumpet, Sonny Rollins on tenor, Ray Bryant on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label drummer logo pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear, discoloration from age, and a stained corner.)

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Max RoachMax Roach + 4 At Newport ... LP
EmArcy, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Incredible material from Max's "plus 4" group that included Ray Draper, George Coleman, Booker Little, and Art Davis! The band at the time was forging a haunting mix of hardbop and lyrical modernism, and was driven by Max's progressive vision and rich talent for selecting just the right ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Mercury pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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Max RoachMax Roach With The Boston Percussion Ensemble ... LP
Mercury, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
One of Max's most experimental albums from the 50s – a set of serious compositional works performed in conjunction with the Boston Percussion Ensemble. The feel is very much in the mode of 20th century classical work, such as the recordings in the 60s by the Percussions Of Strasbourg – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove.)

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✨✧ Max RoachSpeak, Brother, Speak ... LP
Fantasy, 1962. Sealed ... $16.99
Solidly righteous jazz from the Max Roach of the 60s – recorded at a time when the player was really breaking away from his straighter hardbop roots, and delving deeper into more freely soulful jazz expression! The record only features 2 long tracks – each a side apiece – played ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)

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Max Roach & Anthony BraxtonBirth & Rebirth ... LP
Black Saint (Italy), 1978. Sealed ... $23.99
A wonderful step forward for drummer Max Roach – working here in very creative company with saxophonist Anthony Braxton! Although Roach could have easily rested on his laurels as a famous bop drummer – and have spent endless years touring on highly-paid revival/reunion tours – he ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed!)

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Howard RobertsJaunty-Jolly ... LP
Capitol, 1967. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Jaunty is a pretty darn great way to describe the Howard Roberts sound on Capitol Records – upbeat, grooving, and wonderfully well-rounded – bringing in a bit of funk, a bit of bossa, a bit of groovy, and coming up with a whole new sound in the process! Roberts guitar is wonderfully ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono rainbow label pressing. Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Red RodneyHome Free ... LP
Muse, 1977. Sealed ... $7.99
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(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Red RodneyRed, White & Blues ... LP
Muse, 1976. Sealed ... $6.99
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Red Rodney & Ira SullivanSpirit Within ... LP
Elektra, 1982. Near Mint- ... $2.99
Really beautiful work from the team of Red Rodney and Ira Sullivan – hardly the sort of stuff we might have heard from the players a decade or two before – and a sophisticated batch of tunes that has them stretching out in rich musical directions! There's little of the boppish roots of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(German pressing.)

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Red Rodney & Ira SullivanSprint ... LP
Elektra, 1983. Near Mint- ... $1.99
A tremendous live performance from the group co-led by Red Rodney and Ira Sullivan – two players who really bring a lot to each other's music! There's a mode here that really blows us away – a careful, sensitive approach that allows each horn player to hit their most lyrical moments ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bobby RodriguezSimply Macrame (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Jazz Men/Jazz Detective (UK), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
A fantastic album of soulful jazz – and one that's got a lot more staying power than the macrame craze of the 70s! Don't confuse this Bobby with the Rodriguez who put out some mid 70s salsa albums on Vaya in New York – because this Bobby's a trumpet player from the LA scene, one who ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 1000! Comes in a special bag, too. Last copies of this one!!)

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Enrique RodriguezLo Que Es (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Extra Lovely, 2019. New Copy ... $19.99 20.00
A really beautiful record by young Chilean pianist Enrique Rodriguez – a set that's got little more going on than piano and keyboards, but which really makes the most of those elements! Rodriguez plays in a style that's not entirely jazz – maybe more moody instrumentals with a slight ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red vinyl pressing – in a black sleeve with the image on a sticker in the corner.)

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Bobbi Rogers & Gene BertonciniCrystal & Velvet ... LP
Focus, 1981. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A very cool, very unusual album from the hip singer Bobbi Rogers – a vocalist we might put in the company of Blossom Dearie! The set features Bobbi singing with great guitar accompaniment from Gene Bertoncini – on titles that include "Once You've Been In Love", "Two For ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Shorty RogersAfro-Cuban Influence ... LP
RCA, 1958. Very Good- ... $4.99
A wonderful album of Latin grooves from Shorty! The record is one of his best, and features a whopping array of percussionists – including Carlos Vidal, Modesto Duran, and Mike Pacheco all coming into play with Shorty's west coast style of arrangements, tweaked greatly here to pick up an ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear and aging, half split top seam, and a center split in the spine.)

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Shorty RogersGigi In Jazz ... LP
RCA, 1958. Very Good ... $12.99
Much better than you might guess – thanks to a tight combo that features Shorty on trumpet, Bill Holman on tenor, Larry Bunker on vibes, and Pete Jolly on piano! LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and some seam splitting.)

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✨✧ Shorty RogersMartians Come Back! ... LP
Atlantic, 1955. Very Good ... $5.99
One of Shorty Rogers' greatest records – and a very nice set of tight west coast arrangements that really shows off the Rogers sense of sparkle and swing – a vibe that definitely comes through in the famous cover image too! Shorty wrote nearly all of the tracks, and the writing's a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove.)

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✨✧ Shorty RogersShorty In Stereo (Martians Come Back) ... LP
Atlantic, 1955. Very Good ... $14.99
Kind of an unusual variation on the Martians Come Back album – done during a time when record labels almost saw their stereo releases as a completely different product! The tracks aren't the same entirely as Martians – although the album does include "Astral Alley" and "C ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing with deep groove!)

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✨✧ Shorty RogersShorty Rogers Plays Richard Rodgers ... LP
RCA, 1957. Very Good ... $0.99
An RCA classic from Shorty – one that features an expanded version of his Giants group, running through some of the best compositions of Richard Rogers! The gimmick of the twin Rogers in the title notwithstanding, the album's a pretty tight little set – as Shorty's leading an all-star ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label mono pressing with deep groove.)

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Shorty Rogers & Bud ShankYesterday, Today & Forever ... LP
Concord, 1983. Near Mint- ... $11.99
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(Cover has a bumped corner.)

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Sonny RollinsDancing In The Dark ... LP
Milestone, 1988. Near Mint- ... $5.99
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Sonny RollinsDon't Stop The Carnival ... LP
Milestone, 1978. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
Despite the title, which seems a bit silly, the album's actually one of Sonny's best from the 70s – an open-ended live set, recorded with a group that features both electric and acoustic piano, plus guitar and electric bass in the rhythm section – making for a nice slightly funky groove ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and light wear.)

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Sonny RollinsFirst Recordings 1957 ... LP
Musidisc (France), 1957. Very Good+ ... $6.99
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Sonny RollinsFreedom Suite (ABC) ... LP
Riverside, 1958. Very Good+ ... $13.99
A crucially important record in Sonny Rollins' career – one that had him breaking out of the straight bop sound, and emerging as a major power on the tenor sax – one with limitless creative power! The set features Rollins working with only drum and bass accompaniment – played by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and peeling in the bottom left corner from sticker removal.)

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Sonny RollinsGreat Moments With Sonny Rollins ... LP
MCA, 1981. Near Mint- 2LP ... $13.99
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(Cover has some wear with clear tape along the top seam.)

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Sonny RollinsNow's The Time! (Quintessence Jazz Series) ... LP
RCA, 1964. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A killer album from Sonny Rollins' prime 60s years at RCA – almost a return to basics, but always with that edge that makes Rollins stand out way more than most of his contemporaries – a subtle balance between straight and modern that really makes the album crackle! The album features ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Sonny RollinsSaxophone Colossus (brown cover) ... LP
Prestige, 1956. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Quite possibly THE greatest Sonny Rollins album of the early years – or at least the one that has received the most accolades over the years! The record is a brilliant batch of quartet tracks that reinvents bop through Sonny's complicated, yet seemingly automatic solos – an excellent ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing. In great shape!)

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Sonny RollinsSonny & The Stars (aka With The Modern Jazz Quartet) ... LP
Prestige, 1951/1953. Good+ ... $14.99
Early Sonny Rollins work for Prestige – recorded in the years 1951 and 1953, in a variety of settings! 4 tracks on the album features Rollins blowing with the MJQ, one more has him working with a Miles Davis group, and the last 8 feature a quartet with Kenny Drew, Percy Heath, and Art Blakey. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow and black label NJ pressing with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has some wear.)

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Sonny RollinsSonny Rollins (Everest) ... LP
Everest, 1957. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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Sonny RollinsSonny Rollins On Impulse! ... LP
Impulse, 1965. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
A tremendous little album from Sonny Rollins – one of his most sharp-edged sessions of the mid 60s, and a bold departure from some of his previous work for RCA! The album has a crackling sense of energy that more than lives up to the exclamation point in the title – a starker quality ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Sonny Rollins On Impulse! ... CD 1.99

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Sonny RollinsSound Of Sonny ... LP
Riverside, 1957. Very Good ... $149.99
A landmark album from Sonny Rollins – a record that really lives up to its title, as it shows the maturing tenorist really finding his own voice in jazz – a sound that's unlike any other! Rollins' Riverside work sometimes seems to get overlooked sometimes in light of his freer late 50s ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label Bill Grauer Productions pressing, RLP 12-241, with deep groove. Vinyl has a noisy spot at the beginning of Side 2. Cover has some aging, yellowed tape on the top seam & ink stamp on back. Label on Side 2 has a sticker.)
Also available Sound Of Sonny (Keepnews collection with bonus track) ... CD 4.99

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Sonny RollinsTaking Care Of Business ... LP
Prestige/Milestone, 1955. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $7.99
Early bop work by Sonny Rollins – from his Prestige years! Like other Milestone two-fers that were issued in the 70s, this set goes back and collects work recorded within the same time frame, and comprises material that was otherwise issued on Work Time, Tenor Madness, Sonny Boy and Tour De ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring and edge wear.)

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Sonny RollinsTenor Madness ... LP
Prestige, 1956. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A groundbreaking album from Rollins, largely for the extended track "Tenor Madness", which runs on for 13 minutes, and features him and Coltrane blowing head to head – redefining the sound of the tenor sax in jazz through the course of that amazing track! Backing is by the Red ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing. Cover has light wear.)
Also available Tenor Madness ... CD 5.99

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Sonny RollinsTenor Titan ... LP
Verve, 1957/1958. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Small group work – including two trio tracks with Percy Heath on bass and Connie Kay on drums, two more quartet tracks with Heath, Kay, and John Lewis on piano – and one more with Dizzy Gillespie on trumpet! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Wallace RoneyVerses ... LP
Muse, 1987. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A really soaring set from trumpeter Wallace Roney – as tight an album as he ever cut in his early days, working here with a group that includes Mulgrew Miller, Tony Williams, Gary Thomas, and Charnett Moffett. The tracks are mostly longish – with Roney blowing in that proud, full mode ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Rongetz FoundationAlphabet City Music Club ... LP
Brooklyn Butterfly, 2019. New Copy ... $14.99
We've loved these guys since the start, but this time around they really seem to be knocking it out of the park – fusing their fantastic blend of funky jazz and contemporary soul with a fresher vibe than they've ever had before! These guys draw on plenty of classic elements, but never sound ... (New Grooves, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ronin Arkestra (Mark De Clive-Lowe)Sonkei ... LP
Albert's Favourites (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $23.99
An Arkestra performance, but one that's headed up by Mark De Clive-Lowe – who wrote all the material, and produced the record too – as a great extension of some of the more spiritual directions he's been taking in his own music in recent years! The group have a sound that definitely ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Linda Ronstadt & The Nelson Riddle OrchestraWhat's New ... LP
Asylum, 1983. Very Good+ ... $0.99
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(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Michel RoquesChorus ... LP
Saravah/Souffle Continu (France), 1972. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $23.99
An amazing album from the legendary Saravah label – one of the imprint's lesser-known gems from the 70s, but a set that's got the same compelling mix of modes you'd find in their albums from Barney Wilen, Brigitte Fontaine, Pierre Barouh, or the Art Ensemble Of Chicago! Reedman Michel Roques ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bernt RosengrenLive In Stockholm Vol 1 ... LP
Amigo (Sweden), 1974. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Great work from this revolutionary Swedish tenorist – a set that has Bernt Rosengren on both tenor and piano, with second tenor from Tommy Koverhult, bass from Torbjorn Hultcrantz, and drums from Leif Wennerstrom. All tracks are nice and long – and include the side-long "A Flowers ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Frank RosolinoIn Denmark ... LP
Vantage, 1978. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Late live work from this fantastic trombonist – with Thomas Clausen on piano, Bo Stief on bass, and Bjarne Rostvold on drums. All tracks are quite long, with very extended solos – and titles include "Waltz For Diane", "Quiet Nights", "How About You", and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Frank RosolinoThinking About You ... LP
Sackville, 1976. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Some of the last work ever recorded by trombonist Frank Rosolino – really wonderful laidback live material that has Frank blowing in an open, spacious sort of way! The album's a great chance to hear the creativity and soul of Rosolino's trombone at its best – and has a very different ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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