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

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

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

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

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Billy TaylorOne For Fun ... LP
Atlantic, 1959. Very Good ... $6.99
It might not be the frolic that the title implies, but that's a plus – because this a straight-up solid early album from Taylor – recorded in tight trio format, with that no-nonsense soulful approach that made him a star player from the start! The group features the great (and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & green Broadway label pressing. Cover has a cutout hole and old price sticker on back.)

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

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

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

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✨✧ Cecil TaylorCalling It The 8th ... LP
Hat Hut (Switzerland), 1983. Near Mint- ... $29.99
Nice set of two extended quartet pieces, featuring a group led by Taylor, and with Jimmy Lyons, William Parker, and Rashid Bakr. The LP includes a 30 minute version of "Calling It The 8th", plus a 10 minute take of "Calling It The 9th". Both tracks were recorded live in 1981, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing.)

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

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✨✧ Cecil TaylorLooking Ahead! ... LP
Contemporary, 1958. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Cecil Taylor's definitely Looking Ahead here – pushing jazz piano very strongly into the 60s with his modernist tones – yet still working with a bit more restraint than in the next decade! The style here is quite unusual – and almost more fresh than the Taylor sound of later ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s yellow label pressing.)

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Cecil TaylorPraxis ... LP
Praxis (Greece), 1968. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $84.99
An obscure live session by Cecil – recorded in Italy in 1968, but issued later by the Praxis label, who evidently liked the music so much, they named their company after it! The 2LP set features Taylor on solo piano, playing continuously on a reading of "Praxis" that extends for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light ringwear and some edge wear.)

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✨✧ John Tchicai & Irene SchweizerWilli The Pig ... LP
Willisau Live (Switzerland), 1976. Near Mint- ... $79.99
A fierce full-on quartet session – recorded live at the Willisau Jazz Festival in 1975, by a group that features Tchicai on alto and soprano, Irene Schweizer on piano, Buschi Niebergall on bass, and Makaya Ntshoko on drums. Tchicai's in fantastic form, playing one of the hardest performances ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful original pressing. Cover has very light wear.)

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✨✧ Jack TeagardenBlues (10 inch LP) ... LP
Royale, 1956. Near Mint- ... $29.99
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Jack TeagardenKing Of The Blues Trombone (3LP Box Set) ... LP
Epic, Late 20s/Early 30s. Very Good 3LP Box Set ... $6.99
A beautiful collection of early important work from Jack Teagarden – and one of the best vinyl portrayals of his genius from these key years! Teagarden's trombone work is amazing – the sort that set the tone for countless players to come – and there's also a lot of warmth and wit ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label Epic pressing, includes the booklet! Box has light wear.)

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Jack TeagardenThink Well Of Me ... LP
Verve, 1962. Near Mint- ... $16.99
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(Stereo pressing.)

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Jack TeagardenTribute To Teagarden ... LP
Capitol, Late 50s. Very Good ... $1.99
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(Mono rainbow label pressing. Cover has light staining on the bottom 2 inches.)

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Jack Teagarden/Pee Wee RussellArchive Of Jazz – Volume 16 ... LP
BYG (France), 1938/1940. Near Mint- ... $2.99
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(Cover has light wear.)

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Jack Teagarden/Pee Wee RussellJack Teagarden's Big Eight/Pee Wee Russell's Rhythm Makers ... LP
Riverside, 1938/1940. Very Good+ ... $4.99
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(OJC pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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TenderloniousHard Rain ... LP
22A (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $19.99 20.99
A very different album than the previous Tenderlonious record – but a set that's still overflowing with the soulful sounds that made us love his music in the first place! Last time around, Tenderlonious worked with the 22A Arkestra – a group of labelmates that fleshed out his sound ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tenorio JrEmbalo ... LP
RGE/Mr Bongo (UK), 1964. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 21.98
A set that's maybe one of the greatest bossa jazz albums of all time – and a fantastic homegrown Brazilian effort that's quite different from the more commercial American bossa albums of the 60s! Tenorio Jr isn't just a hell of a pianist, he's a great writer and arranger too – one who's ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Buddy TerryNatural Soul ... LP
Prestige, 1968. Near Mint- ... $29.99
Quite a hip one from Buddy Terry! The album's a mix of different styles – kind of in that pre-funky, psychedelic soul jazz mode that Prestige would occasionally hit in the late 60s, in the work of players like Freddie McCoy or Wally Richardson. Terry's working with a core trio that includes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has light wear and a cutout hole.)

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Clark TerryAin't Misbehavin' ... LP
Pablo, 1979. Near Mint- ... $11.99
With some guest vocals from Johnny Hartman, alto and flute from Chris Woods, and a piano from Oscar Peterson! LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing – with obi!)

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Clark TerryClark After Dark – The Ballad Artistry Of Clark Terry ... LP
MPS (Germany), 1977. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A great 70s session from Clark Terry – playing flugelhorn here with backings from Peter Herbholzheimer, and sounding wonderfully sweet throughout! There's a spacious, patient quality to Terry's horn that reminds us a bit of his gentler moments in the 60s with Bob Brookmeyer – and even ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Clark TerryClark Terry Live At Mokuba Vol 3 ... LP
Crown (Japan), 1976. Near Mint- ... $29.99
Killer live work from Clark Terry – recorded at one of the high points in his career! The relaxed set really has a nice edge – a bit rougher than some of the bigger-label Terry dates from the west at the time – and the group features Ernie Wilkins on tenor, Marty Harris on piano, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes insert.)

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Clark TerryDuke With A Difference ... LP
Riverside, 1957. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Hmmm . . . Don't know what the "difference" is here, given that the set was one of a number of Duke-inspired sessions of the late 50s, but given that Terry was a big force in the best ones, and that he's working here with some of Duke's best players, we'll give the set a thumbs up! The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s OJC pressing.)

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Clark TerryIn Orbit ... LP
Riverside, 1958. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A surprisingly nice set that brings together Clark Terry and Thelonious Monk! Given Terry's bright approach to jazz, it's a bit hard to imagine him and Monk working well together – but at the time of this session, Clark still had a fair bit of an edge – with roots in a number of modern ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)

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Clark TerryMumbles ... LP
Mainstream, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $1.99
A surprisingly great little record from Clark Terry – filled with warmth, humor, and some really great grooves! The core of the album is the track "Mumbles", one that's based around Terry kind of slurring a scat vocal to a jazzy 60s groove. The track was a minor hit at the time, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Back cover has some aging.)

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Clark TerryTop & Bottom Brass ... LP
Riverside, 1960. Very Good+ ... $33.99
Clark Terry's breezy trumpet is paired with Don Butterfield's tuba for a real "top and bottom" session of brassy jazz. The two of them are backed by a sharp rhythm section that includes Jimmy Jones on piano, Sam Jones on bass, and Art Taylor on drums. The set's got a lot of nice ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Small blue label Bill Grauer Productions pressing, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has a light stain on back, in nice shape otherwise.)

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Clark Terry & Bob BrookmeyerPreviously Unreleased Recordings ... LP
Verve, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $5.99
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(Cover has a small cutout notch.)

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Clark Terry/Coleman HawkinsEddie Costa – Memorial Concert ... LP
Colpix, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
An interesting tribute to the passing of pianist Eddie Costa – mostly because the overall feel is much more in a soulful hardbop mode, quite different than the modern and chamber sides that Costa cut during the 50s! Side one features work by the Clark Terry quartet – with Terry on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label stereo pressing in the textured cover.)

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Henri TexierAmir ... LP
JMS (France), Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
A 70s classic from bassist Henri Texier – a musician who's been a key part of the French jazz scene for decades, and already had a very unusual approach in his early years! Texier is fantastic here on acoustic bass – but he's also already opening up in so many other ways too – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bob Thiele & Gabor SzaboLight My Fire ... LP
Impulse, Late 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $24.99
Excellent grooviness – and typical of the mad instrumental LPs that showed up on Impulse when they weren't cutting high-minded jazz! The record has a nice mix of easy funky jazz and pop psychedelia – performed by a range of groovy players conducted by Bob Thiele, and featuring Tom ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black label stereo pressing with Van Gelder stamp.)

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Toots ThielemansContrasts ... LP
Command, 1966. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $4.99
Toots at his grooviest – working in a nice and light setting that brings out the best of his unique style! Don't be put off by the fact that this one's on the easy listening label Command, because it's got a very jazzy finish – and really allows Toots the space to inflect his sound at ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Toots ThielemansToots ... LP
Command, Late 60s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $14.99
Groovy Toots – just the way we like him, with a bit of jazz, a bit of easy, and some cool 60s approaches to his sound! The album has Toots on both harmonica and guitar – working in a stripped-down small combo setting that has some really surprising elements, like piano and organ by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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Toots Thielemans/Joe Pass/Niels Henning Orsted PedLive In The Netherlands ... LP
Pablo, 1982. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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✨✧ Ed ThigpenOut Of The Storm ... LP
Verve, 1966. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
One of THE greatest Verve albums of the 60s – an incredible set that's one of the few older records made as a leader by drummer Ed Thigpen! The sound here is incredibly hard to describe – a light mix of guitar from Kenny Burrell, piano from Herbie Hancock, and trumpet from Clark Terry ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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Thing (Arnold Cheatham)Thing ... LP
Innerview/Cultures Of Soul, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 22.98
A spacey set from the Boston scene of the 70s – heavy on electric elements, but with some great acoustic bits as well! The group almost have a freer take on the Miles Davis electric approach – one that's not as full-on, and possibly a bit more spiritual overall – especially on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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ThirdTake the A Train ... LP
EMI (Japan), 1977. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Straight post-swing sounding jazz, recorded with a very faithful sound by a Japanese group that includes Norio Maeda, Takeshi Inomata, and Yasuo Arakawa. 4 long tracks, with 2 originals, "Yurikago No Uta" and "Kiraku Ni Ikoze", and "Take The A Train" and 'Sophisticated ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ringwear & a distribution sticker on back.)

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Jacques ThollotQuand Le Son Devient Aigu, Jeter La Girafe A La Mer ... LP
Futura/Souffle Continu (France), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99
A solo set from French jazz musician Jacques Thollot – but one with a wide range of sounds and styles, as he's overdubbed on piano, percussion, drums, organ, and countless electronic effects! These effects are what really make the album great – as it feels like outtakes from some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bubbha Thomas & The LightmenCountry Fried Chicken (2LP set – with bonus tracks) ... LP
Lightin/Now Again, 1975. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $22.99 25.98
One of the strangest covers we've seen in years – and a perfect fit for this obscure session of unusual grooves! Drummer Bubbha Thomas is working here in a mode that's kind of an electrified 70s take on the Texas showband style of earlier years – a mode that has the core funky combo ... (Soul, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Joe ThomasComin' Home ... LP
Cobblestone, Early 70s. Very Good- ... $13.99
The Ebony Godfather cut this first album of funky flute right on the cusp of the 70's – and it's one of his best albums ever of funky flute-driven jazz! The album's got an excellent groovy flute/organ sound, underpinned by tight rhythm backing, and a 2-guitar section that includes Jimmy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Vinyl is dished but played fine for us, although you may have difficulties cueing on Side A.)

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Jon ThomasBig Beat On The Organ ... LP
Mercury, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $3.99
Although he's best known for his vocal R&B hit "Heartbreak", Jon Thomas was also a darn good organist, and this mid 50s album for Mercury's a nice batch of sides in the same tradition as contemporaneous work by Bill Doggett and Doc Bagby. The tracks are short and lively, and Jon ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove.)

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Leon ThomasFacets/The Legend Of Leon Thomas ... LP
Flying Dutchman, 1973. Very Good Gatefold ... $9.99
A tasty compilation of Leon Thomas' work for the Flying Dutchman label – work that's clearly his best over the years, and which retains the original style of spiritual soul jazz that he pioneered with Pharoah Sanders. The groove here runs from open-ended soul jazz to some tighter numbers ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Leon ThomasSpirits Known & Unknown ... LP
Flying Dutchman, 1969. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $33.99
Wonderful work from Leon Thomas – easily one of his greatest albums ever, and a set that was recorded at the same time he was working with Pharoah Sanders! Thomas really rose to fame on Sanders' classic "The Creator Has A Master Plan" – and this set really takes off from that ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ralph ThomasEastern Standard Time ... LP
Zebra/BBE (UK), 1981. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $24.99 28.99
No standards here, as the tracks are all originals – written by reedman Ralph Thomas and the rest of his group – to create the sort of unique little record that really keeps us digging for rare jazz over the years! Thomas grew up in Chicago, where he soaked up the soulful sounds of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Please Note – these copies have a slightly dinged corner from shipping.)
Also available Eastern Standard Time ... CD 14.99

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Don Thompson/Rob PiltchBells ... LP
Umbrella (Canada), 1982. Very Good ... $4.99
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Sir Charles ThompsonSir Charles Thompson & The Swing Organ ... LP
Columbia, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $0.99
Titles include "Jumpin At Basie's", "19th Hole", "Robbin's Nest", "I Wanta Love You", and "April Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Sir Charles ThompsonSir Charles Thompson Quartet (10 inch LP) ... LP
Vanguard, Early 50s. Very Good- ... $29.99
The group features Freddie Greene on guitar, Joe Jones on drums, and Walter Page on bass! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split top seam.)

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✨✧ Clifford ThorntonKetchaoua ... LP
BYG/Actuel, 1969. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $11.99
An early gem from the great Clifford Thornton – maybe his best-known album over the years, thanks to its placement on the post-68 series of French free jazz releases on the BYG/Actuel label – but a set that's got a much more New York vibe overall, and stands as a key precursor to so ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Teri ThorntonDevil May Care ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Near Mint- ... $14.99
One of the best albums from singer Teri Thornton – a jazz vocalist who was really starting to come into her own at the beginning of the 60s, and shines here in a way that's different from some of her bigger label sets! Backings are by Norman Simmons – a pianist we love on his own, and ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing – with obi!)

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Teri ThorntonTeri Thornton Sings Somewhere In The Night ... LP
Dauntless, 1963. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Obscure set of sexy vocal numbers, sung by Teri Thornton with some nice backing by Larry Wilcox and his orchestra. Thornton's got a polished style that resembles some of Sarah Vaughan's Mercury recordings of the mid and late 50s, and the backing is lush and dreamy, and works well with her voice. ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono red label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some very light aging, but is pretty great overall!)

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Henry ThreadgillSubject to Change ... LP
About Time, 1985. New Copy ... $7.99 11.99
Compelling compositions from the great Henry Threadgill – recorded here with a really like-minded batch of players who perfectly help him realize his musical vision! There's a nicely snakey feel to some of the tunes here – almost a journey in jazz expression from the left side of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Henry ThreadgillWhen Was That? ... LP
About Time, 1982. New Copy ... $7.99 11.99
One of the most beautiful, lyrical albums we've ever heard from Henry Threadgill – a set that still has all the sharp edges you might know from his other work, but which also comes across with a slightly more sensitive sound as well! The compositions are beautiful – really well-written ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available When Was That? ... CD 13.99

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Three (Joe Sample, Ray Brown, Shelly Manne)Three ... LP
Inner City, 1976. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Quite possibly one of the most successful Japanese piano trio recordings of the 70s – a super-session performed by a group that includes Joe Sample on acoustic piano, Ray Brown on bass, and Shelly Manne on drums! Given that Sample's best known during the era for his electric keys with the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Japanese pressing on East West, missing obi.)

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Three SoulsSoul Sounds ... LP
Argo, 1965. Very Good- ... $9.99
Tight little organ/sax combo led by Chicago alto player Sonny Cox. The groove is tight and hot, like you might have heard in a lounge in this city in the early 60's (and still can on a good night, if you're lucky). Features a pre-Pharoahs/EWF Louis Satterfield on bass. A lost classic from the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Light blue label Argo pressing. Cover has light wear. Label has some water stains.)

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Timeless All StarsIt's Timeless ... LP
Timeless (Netherlands), 1982. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A brilliant assemblage of players – working here under the Timeless All Stars tag, because they'd all recorded for the label – but held together much more deeply through a rich tradition of west coast soul jazz! The team of Harold Land and Bobby Hutcherson are wonderfully united for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Timeless All StarsTimeless Heart ... LP
Timeless (Netherlands), 1983. Near Mint- ... $12.99
Masterful work from one of the greatest all-star groups in jazz – a short lived sextet that featured some of the best players working for Timeless Records – and a group that recalls the brilliance of the early recordings of Harold Land and Bobby Hutcherson! Both Hutcherson and Land are ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Timeless All Stars (Bobby Hutcherson/Harold Land)Timeless All Stars – At Onkel Po's Carnegie Hall Hamburg 1982 ... LP
Jazz Line (Germany), 1982. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99
Hard-burning work from the Timeless All Stars – a group named after their record label, but who have a heck of a lot more going on at the core! This isn't just jam session material, as is often the case with an "all stars" group – but instead really well-matched, well-conceive ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bobby TimmonsBobby Timmons Trio In Person ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Bobby Timmons at the height of his powers – recorded live at the Village Vanguard, with a trio that includes Ron Carter on bass and Albert Heath on drums! The tracks are a bit longer than on some of Bobby's trio studio sides for Riverside – nicely swinging, with some killer piano work ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi!)

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✨✧ Cal TjaderIn A Latin Bag ... LP
Verve, 1961. Very Good Gatefold ... $16.99
One of Cal's first albums for Verve, and a great set of Latin tracks with Lonnie Hewitt on piano, Armando Peraza on bongos, Johnny Rae on timbales, and Paul Horn on flute. The overall sound is great – and the album has a straight-on jazzy groove that makes it much better than some of Cal's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM pressing with deep groove.)

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✨✧ Cal TjaderLast Night When We Were Young – Cal Tjader With Strings ... LP
Fantasy, 1975. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Cal records a set of lush mellow ballads, but the sound is surprisingly enjoyable and soulful, thanks to some great electric piano by Frank Strazzeri and electric guitar work by Eddie Duran – both of whom give the session a very dope 70s vibe. Tracks include "A House Is Not A Home" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some tape along the seams.)

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Cal TjaderLos Ritmos Calientes (Ritmo Caliente/Mas Ritmo Caliente) ... LP
Fantasy, 1955/1957. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $18.99
A 2-in-1 Latin jazz spectacular from the mighty Cal Tjader! First up is the album Ritmo Caliente – one of Tjader's first Latin-tinged sessions for Fantasy Records – and a really wonderful batch of tracks recorded with a shifting array of very hip players! In addition to Cal's vibes, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and splitting with some marker in the top left.)

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Cal TjaderPrimo ... LP
Fantasy, 1973. Very Good ... $16.99
A really hard-hitting set from Cal Tjader – and one that's done with a good dose of 60s Latin Soul as well! The album was recorded in the early 70s, but it's really got a late 60s New York flavor – thanks to arrangers Charlie Palmieri and Tito Puente – who cook up a groove that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican pressing.)

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✨✧ Cal TjaderProphet ... LP
Verve, 1968. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
One of the last albums that Cal Tjader ever cut for Verve – and it's also one of the best! The great Joao Donato's sitting in on piano, and the set has a beautiful mix of Brazilian and Latin grooves, with added Verve groovy touches thrown in for good measure! Don Sebesky did the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some splitting in the bottom seam.)

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Cal TjaderWarm Wave ... LP
Verve, Mid 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $5.99
Warm mellow moody vibes from Cal Tjader, in a great setting for his vibes – with nice sweet orchestrations by Claus Ogerman, who gives the whole thing a nice deep Euro 60's feel! The group includes Hank Jones, Jerome Richardson & Kenny Burrell. The set's mostly ballads, with a number of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Masahiko Togashi with Albert MangelsdorffSession In Paris Vol 2 – Colour Of Dream ... LP
Paddle Wheel/King (Japan), 1979. Very Good+ ... $33.99
One of a pair of great late 70s European dates from Japanese percussion master Masahiko Togashi – and a set that features some especially striking trombone from the legendary Albert Mangelsdorff! Given Albert's previous experiments in free, open-ended groups – his talents here are ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing with obi and insert. Cover has some edge wear and a piece of clear tape at the end of the top seam.)

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Masahiko Togashi, Steve Lacy, Don Cherry, & Dave HollandLive At Yubin Chokin Kaikan Hall, Tokyo – May 14, 1986 ... LP
Victory (Italy), 1986. New Copy ... $23.99
A fantastic all-star quartet – performing here in a concert that's full of surprises, and which really opens up the best aspects of all the musicians at this point in their career! There's definitely some of the freer improv you might expect, but the music also has some more rhythmic, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Paul TogawaPaul Togawa/4 ... LP
Mode, 1957. Very Good+ ... $59.99
One of the most obscure 50s sides of LA jazz – and one of the hardest to find on the tiny Mode label! Drummer Paul Togawa leads a quartet of mostly obscure players – including Dick Johnston on piano, Gabe Baltazar on alto, and more familiar Ben Tucker on bass. Tucker's got that round ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original grey label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a small bit of tape in one corner, but is nice overall.)

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✨✧ Charles TolliverCharles Tolliver & His All Stars (aka Paper Man) (180 gram pressing – with bonus track) ... LP
Strata East/Pure Pleasure (UK), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
The first moment of genius from trumpeter Charles Tolliver – a set that wasn't originally issued on the Strata East label, but which really set the tone for all the genius to follow on Tolliver's label! At the time of the record, Charles was part of a whole new generation of hardboppers who ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition 180 gram pressing!)

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Jukka TolonenTolonen ... LP
Janus, 1971. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Heavy jamming fusion from Finnish guitarist Jukka Tolonen – long tracks with mostly that hard full-on sound that European players were pretty big on at the time, touched with a few lighter tracks that have a more spacious approach! The album was Tolonen's first as a leader, and it's a really ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original UK pressing on Sonet. Cover has light wear.)

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Mel TormeMel Torme At The Red Hill ... LP
Atlantic, 1962. Near Mint- ... $9.99
One of the grooviest Mel Torme albums ever – a smoking little live set that has the Velvet Fog hitting a whole new soulful sound for the 60s – with a leaner groove than ever before! Backing is from the trio of pianist Jimmy Wisner – although Mel himself also plays a bit of piano ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue & green label pressing with AT etch. Back cover has some writing in marker and a sticker spot.)

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Mel TormeTouch Of Your Lips (aka Prelude To A Kiss) ... LP
Venise, 1957. Very Good ... $7.99
One of the best-ever Mel Torme jazz vocal albums – right up there with his best Bethlehem recordings! The set was recorded with Marty Paich's Dek-tette, who set the tone perfectly for the warmly perfect style of The Velvet Fog – and who, like Mel, manage to be totally polished, yet ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a split top seam, ring & edge wear, and some doodles on front.)

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✨✧ Allen ToussaintAmerican Tunes ... LP
Nonesuch, 2016. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
The last album that New Orleans soul legend Allen Toussaint ever recorded – and a set that's maybe more jazz-oriented than most of his other work! The album mostly features Toussaint as an instrumentalist – playing piano, and working through songs by Bill Evans, Duke Ellington, Earl ... (Soul, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Towarzystwo Nostalgiczne SwingulansTowarzystwo Nostalgiczne Swingulans ... LP
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1984. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
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(Cover has some wear and aging.)

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Dwight TribleMothership ... LP
Gearbox (UK), 2019. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99 27.99
One of the most amazing jazz vocalists of our generation returns here with an incredible group – a majestic combo to match all the spiritual inclinations in his music – with work from Kamasi Washington on tenor, Mark De Clive-Lowe on piano, Miguel Atwood Ferguson on viola, and both ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Joshua TrinidadIn November ... LP
Rare Noise (UK), 2018. Sealed ... $11.99
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Trio ImprovvisazioneLike A Breath ... LP
Metalanguage, 1982. Near Mint- ... $24.99
With Guido Braesola on viola, Marco Canepa on piano, and Adriano Mondini on oboe and english horn. LP, Vinyl record album

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Trio Kokoko (Koch/Koglmann/Koltermann)Good Night ... LP
Creative Works (Switzerland), 1985. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A hip trio – Franz Koglmann on trumpet, Klaus Koch on bass, and Eckard Koltermann on bass clarinet and baritone sax – all playing together with a Hat Hut-like approach! LP, Vinyl record album

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Lennie TristanoLennie Tristano ... LP
Atlantic, 1955. Very Good ... $14.99
Darkly imaginative work from the great Lennie Tristano – and one of the few full albums he ever cut as a leader! The record features the incredible track "Turkish Mambo" – which has Tristano overdubbed 3 times in this dark modal way that's totally amazing, and which will hook ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & purple label pressing with AT etch. Cover has a cutout hole, light wear, and some light staining on the back.)

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Lennie TristanoRequiem (Lennie Tristano/New Tristano) ... LP
Atlantic, 1955/1961/1980. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
Excellent double LP set that brings together all of the material from Lennie's classic Atlantic LPs – Lennie Tristano and The New Tristano. The recordings are stellar stuff – of the sort that rewrote the book for modern jazz piano. The first LP has Lennie playing with Lee Konitz on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and light wear.)

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Lennie Tristano/Bill Harris/Miles Davis/Buddy De FCool & Quiet ... LP
Capitol, Late 40s. Very Good+ ... $16.99
A great "birth of the cool" album from Capitol – a record that brings together some key recordings from that pivotal jazz year of 1949! Titles include "Imagination" by a large group with Bill Harris in the lead on trombone; "Wow", "Marionette", and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s Japanese promo pressing, with insert. Cover has light wear and a promo sticker.)

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Armando TrovajoliMagic Moments At La Capannina ... LP
RCA (Italy), 1958. Near Mint- ... $34.99
Magic Moments indeed – a beautiful pre-soundtrack jazz session from Italian pianist Armando Trovajoli, done with a style that's really incredible! The backings have lush strings, bits of harpsichord, and some slight vocals from Miranda Martino – all blended together beautifully, then ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing – with obi!)

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Armando TrovajoliTrovajoli Jazz Piano ... LP
RCA/Down At Dawn (Italy), 1959. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
Although Italian pianist Armando Trovajoli is probably best known to Dusty Groove customers for the many many groovy soundtracks he's scored, he began his career as a talented jazz musician, as you'll hear here on this rare session from 1959! The set's a nice cooker at times – but also lays ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gianluigi TrovesiCinque Piccole Storie – Five Small Stories ... LP
Dischi Della Quercia (Italy), 1980. Near Mint- ... $36.99
Lots of great reed work from Gianluigi Trovesi – who blows alto, soprano, flute, sopranino sax, and piccolo clarinet – with Paolo Damiani on cello and bass, and Gianni Cazzola on drums! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a very small rip on the opening edge, but is nice overall.)

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Frankie TrumbauerFrankie Trumbauer 1937/1938 ... LP
IAJRC, Mid/Late 30s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
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(In the green cover.)

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Tunetoppers with Al BrownTunetoppers At The Madison Dance Party ... LP
Amy, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
A rare alternate version of The Madison – recorded at the same time as Ray Bryant's big hit, and in a similar style that features jazzy instrumentation supported by "calls" from Al Brown! The cover's got an "everybody's doing the Madison" sort of look – but the ... (Soul, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Purple label stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has a split top seam.)

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Norris TurneyHarlem One More Time – Live At Pluckemin ... LP
Harlem One More Time, 1977. Near Mint- ... $18.99
Nice long jam-session styled work – with Norris Turney on alto, Bobby Ashton on tenor, Taft Jordan on trumpet, Benny Morton on trombone, Norman Simmons on piano, and Al Casey on guitar! LP, Vinyl record album

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Stanley TurrentineNew Time Shuffle ... LP
Blue Note, 1967/1979. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Obscure material by Stanley Turrentine – recorded in 1967, but not issued until 1979, and then only briefly! The album's got Stan working strongly in the Joyride style of his previous Blue Note hit – with larger arrangements from Duke Pearson, in a groove that sets Turrentine's tenor ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Stanley TurrentineNightwings ... LP
Fantasy, 1977. Very Good+ ... $1.99
Soulful Stan, over arrangements by Claus Ogerman! Titles include "Papa T", "Joao", "Birdland", "Nightwings", "Don't Give Up On Us", and "If You Don't Believe". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican pressing.)

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Stanley TurrentineSalt Song ... LP
CTI, 1971. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $9.99
An amazing album from Stanley Turrentine – quite different than most of his other sessions for CTI, but in a really great way! Stan's playing here with arrangements from Deodato – in a swirling, Brazilian jazz influenced mode that's similar to their work together with Astrud Gilberto ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Salt Song (plus bonus track) ... CD 2.99

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Stanley TurrentineSpoiler ... LP
Blue Note, 1966. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Stanley Turrentine's no spoiler here – as his tenor sax soars out over the top of some sweet larger group arrangements from Duke Pearson – all awash in a great sense of soul, joy, and life! The album's got a much brighter feel than you might guess from the cover – a vibe that's a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s "black b" pressing. Cover as a cut corner.)

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Stanley TurrentineStan 'The Man' Turrentine (Bainbridge pressing) ... LP
Time/Bainbridge, 1960. Sealed ... $6.99
One of the best Stanley Turrentine albums ever! This hard-wailing set is from the early days of Stan's time at Blue Note – and like his best early sides for that label, this one has him blowing with an edgey tone that rarely ever surfaced in his later, sweeter recordings. Stan's got a sound ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Stanley TurrentineStraight Ahead ... LP
Blue Note, 1984. Near Mint- ... $5.99
One of the big stars of Blue Note Records in the 60s, still sounding great here on the revived version of the label in the 80s! Stan's look on the cover may be a bit Cosby Show, but his sound on the tenor is mighty classic throughout – backed by Hammond from Jimmy Smith on most cuts, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Stanley TurrentineSugar Man ... LP
CTI, Early 70s. Very Good Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A classic set from Stanley "Sugar Man" Turrentine – a nickname the reedman had at the time, given the success of his famous CTI Records version of "Sugar"! This set follows in that same great mode – jazzy, but a bit funky too – although couched with this ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Frank TusaFather Time ... LP
Enja, 1975. Near Mint- ... $6.99
One of the only albums we've ever seen from bassist Frank Tusa – a strangely organic studio session that's filled with lots of space and sound textures! Players on the album include Dave Liebman on saxes, Richie Beirach on piano, and Badal Roy on tabla – and the best tracks have a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing.)

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Richard (Dick) TwardzikLast Set ... LP
Pacific Jazz, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $28.99
Great work from Chet Baker's famous, and famously short-lived pianist! Chet Baker joins the group on one track – and the core trio features Carson Smith on bass and Peter Littman on drums. Original tunes include "Albuquerque Social Swim", "Yellow Tango", "Crutch For ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black and silver label pressing. Cover has some splitting in the top seam, a small center split held with tape in the bottom seam, and a bit of pen on front.)

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Alvin Red TylerHeritage ... LP
Rounder, 1985. Sealed ... $4.99
Features this New Orleans legend on tenor – with work from Clyde Kerr on trumpet, David Torkanowsky on piano, and guest vocals from Johnny Adams and Germaine Bazzle – who each sing on one track apiece! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Charles TylerSixty Minute Man ... LP
Adelphi, 1980. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Material recorded live on WBAI in Maryland, and featuring Tyler playing solo, in a very haunting vein. Tyler plays baritone on 2 tracks – "Tale Of Bari Red" and "Sixty Minute Man", the latter an almost indistinguishable version of the big hit for The Dominoes from the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Charles TylerVoyage From Jericho ... LP
Ak Ba, 1975. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A strange album from Tyler – and one that's almost funky! The record features Tyler in the company of free modal players Steve Reid, Arthur Blythe, Ronnie Boykins, and Earl Cross – and the album has a nice open-ended loft jazz sound that mixes spiritualism and free post-ESP playing in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In an orange cover with black print. Cover has bumped corners and some edge wear.)
 
 



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