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Jazz — In Stock — LPs

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Randy WestonBlue Moses ... LP
CTI, 1972. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $13.99
Beautiful work from Randy Weston – and a unique electric session from the 70s! The feel is very different here than the angular modernism of Randy's roots – a warmer, more flowing sound – as you'd expect from the CTI label, and from Randy's use of electric piano as well as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Randy WestonPiano A La Mode ... LP
Jubilee, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
One of the most obscure Randy Weston albums of the 50s – and one of the most striking, too! The title and cover are a bit unassuming, but Weston's in his prime modern mode throughout – working both through his own compositions, and on some amazing remakes of older standards – all ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove.)

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Randy WestonRandy Weston – Trio & Solo ... LP
Riverside, 1955. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Classic early work from Randy Weston – featuring one side of trio material with Sam Gill on bass and Art Blakey on drums – and one side of completely solo material! LP, Vinyl record album
(70s Japanese Victor pressing, SMJ-6208M, with obi and insert. Cover has a cut corner, light wear, and some aging. Obi is bent at the bottom.)

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Kenny WheelerDouble, Double You ... LP
ECM, 1983. Near Mint- ... $19.99
The album's got trumpeter Kenny Wheeler as the leader, but the sound here is equally resonant with contributions from all members of the group – including the amazing John Taylor on piano, with Mike Brecker on tenor, David Holland on bass, and Jack DeJohnette on drums! The record's the kind ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a lightly bent corner.)
Also available Double, Double You ... CD 14.99

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Albert White & The Gaslite OrchestraYour Father's Moustache Vol 2 ... LP
Fantasy, 1960. Very Good ... $4.99
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(Blue vinyl pressing.)

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Andrew WhiteBionic Saxophone ... LP
Andrew's Music, 1978. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A record that's got an odd title, but an apt one too – given the power and endurance that reedman Andrew White could bring to a performance! And the set definitely has Andrew living up to that name – as he blows here with a great trio that includes Donald Waters on piano, Steve Novosel ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear.)

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Jay WhiteFar Away Places (10 inch LP) ... LP
Essex, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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Michael WhitePneuma ... LP
Impulse, 1972. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $59.99
Amazing work from violinist Michael White – one of a few that he cut for the Impulse label in the early 70s, all of which helped to completely redefine the use of his instrument in jazz! Throw away any sleepy connotations you may have about the violin, because in White's hands it's an ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing.)

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Barrence Whitfield Soul Savage ArkestraSongs From The Sun Ra Cosmos (gold vinyl pressing) ... LP
Modern Harmonic, Early 90s/2019. New Copy ... $23.99 24.99
A really surprising project from long-running Boston soul singer Barrence Whitfield – a set of songs from the Sun Ra side of the universe – delivered with a vibe that's a bit different than some of Whitfield's other material! The package features tracks from two different periods ... (Soul, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold vinyl pressed at Third Man in Detroit!)
Also available Songs From The Sun Ra Cosmos ... CD 11.99

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Whoopee MakersWhoopee Makers ... LP
VJM (UK), Late 20s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has lightly bent corners.)

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Zygmunt WicharyZygmunt Wichary (10 inch LP) ... LP
GAD (Poland), Early 60s. New Copy ... $14.99
Hard-swinging trad jazz from the Polish scene of the postwar years – in a style that was as revolutionary to the Soviet-controlled culture as its later modern jazz and fusion moments! The group here is led by pianist Zygmunt Wichary, and works with a frenzied spirit that's a lot more intense ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Talizman ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Kuba WiecekAnother Raindrop ... LP
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 2018. Near Mint- ... $16.99
A fantastic debut album from saxophonist Kuba Wiecek – a musician who may well be ready to carry forward the strong legacy of Polish modern jazz from the 60s and 70s! Wiecek works here in a trio setting, with bass and drums – in the mode begun by Sonny Rollins in the late 50s, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Another Raindrop ... CD 8.99

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Kuba WiecekMultitasking ... LP
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 2019. New Copy ... $28.99
Kuba Wiecek is definitely multitasking a bit here – adding in some electronics to his own work on alto sax – but never losing the sharp edge that made us like his previous record so much! Kuba's a hell of a talent on his instrument – and blows with a sharply angular mode that we'r ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gerald WigginsAround The World In 80 Days ... LP
Specialty, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A great little record – way more than just a simple jazz version of a soundtrack! True, the Wiggins trio is working here with material from Victor Young's score to Around The World In 80 Days – but Gerald really opens all the tracks up on the piano, so much so that we can hardly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vintage Canadian pressing – on the Regency label, with deep groove! Cover has a small bit of tape on the top seam.)

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Gerald WigginsGerald Wiggins Trio ... LP
Tampa, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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(Reissue pressing. Cover has clear tape on the top seam.)

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Bob WilberSing Or Play With A Band – Backgrounds To Your Favorite Songs For Singers & Instrumentalists ... LP
Music Minus One, Mid 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $5.99
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(Includes original book inside the gatefold.)

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✨✧ Ernie WilkinsHard Mother Blues ... LP
Mainstream, Early 70s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $9.99
Forget the "hard mother blues" of the title – and think "funky big band grooves", because that's what the album's all about! Ernie really steps out on this one – sounding a lot funkier and more soulful than on some of his 60s outings – and working with a mix ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole and some discoloration from age.)

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Alan Wilkinson/John Edwards/Steve Noble3 Of A Kind ... LP
Bo Weavil (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $23.99
Fiery sounds by a really well-matched trio – one that features tremendous work by Alan Wilkinson on alto, baritone sax, and bass clarinet – moving with non-stop energy alongside John Edwards on bass and Steve Noble on drums! It's clear right from the start that all three players really ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Kamaal WilliamsReturn (180 gram pressing – with bonus download) ... LP
Black Focus, 2018. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
The first solo project from Kamaal Williams – and a wonderfully spiritual set that has the keyboardist really blowing us away with his talents! Williams plays plenty of Fender Rhodes on the set, mostly in a trio setting, but one that's far from standard jazz – as the rhythms often ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Return ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ Mary Lou WilliamsFrom The Heart ... LP
Chiaroscuro, 1971. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Solo piano work by Mary Lou – not as funky as some of her other sides from the time, but with a nice degree of soulful exploration that makes the work resonate a bit more strongly than some of her other solo recordings. Titles include "For The Figs", "Gemma", "Marnier ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Paul WilliamsHucklebuck ... LP
Saxophonograph (Sweden), Late 40s/Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Great work from this important early figure in R&B – great material that moves from jazz to jump blues – with work from Noble Watts and Miller Sam on tenor, next to the alto and baritone of Paul Williams! LP, Vinyl record album

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Paul Williams & His HucklebuckersSpider Sent Me ... LP
Saxophonograph (Sweden), Late 40s/Early 50s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $7.99
Heavy baritone sax from Paul Williams – a great player who bridged the worlds of jazz and blues in the early years of R&B! A great set – filled with rare singles, and copious notes too. LP, Vinyl record album
(Inside gatefold has some very light aging.)

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Richard WilliamsNew Horn In Town ... LP
Candid, Early 60s. Very Good ... $49.99
A brilliant session of modernist hardbop – one of the few records ever cut as a leader by trumpeter Richard Williams! Williams was a key part of the Charles Mingus group for a few years – and his soulful approach ranks with Ted Curson as some of the most compelling underground trumpet ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Candid pressing with deep groove – very hard to find! Cover has a split spine.)

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Spencer WilliamsNew Orleans To Stockholm ... LP
Dot, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Spencer Willams famously wrote "Basin Street Blues" and "I Ain't Got Nobody" – and finally gets a bit of time in the spotlight here – on an instrumental set of his own compositions! LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some aging and a sticker spot on back.)

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Tony WilliamsAngel Street ... LP
Blue Note, 1988. Near Mint- ... $16.99
Titles include "Angel Street", "Touch Me", "Red Mask", "Dreamland", and "Obsession". LP, Vinyl record album

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Tony WilliamsBest Of Tony Williams ... LP
Columbia, Mid 70s. Very Good+ ... $3.99
A collection of tight funky fusion tracks from drummer Tony Williams – pulled from an assortment of his Columbia albums that include Joy Of Flying, Million Dollar Legs, and Believe It. Players include the cream of the crop of mainstream fusion of the time – Jan Hammer, Paul Jackson, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Tony WilliamsCivilization ... LP
Blue Note, 1986. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Features Tony Williams on drums, Wallace Roney on trumpet, Billy Pierce on soprano and tenor sax, Mulgrew Miller on piano, and Charnett Moffett on bass! LP, Vinyl record album

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Tony WilliamsForeign Intrigue ... LP
Blue Note, 1985. Near Mint- ... $7.99
An intriguing little set from drummer Tony Williams – and a set that shows him still very much in command of his talents well into the 80s! Tony's playing here with all the bold, open energy of his classic recordings – and although he picks up a bit of electric percussion at points, he ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bent corner.)

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✨✧ Tony WilliamsJoy Of Flying ... LP
Columbia, 1979. Very Good- ... $1.99
A key record in the evolution of Tony Williams as a drummer – and kind of a powerful summation of all the changes he'd made in the 70s – before a return to straighter jazz in the next decade! Williams' drumming here is incredibly fierce at points – almost at a Billy Cobham level ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)
Also available Joy Of Flying ... CD 8.99

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Tony Williams LifetimeEgo ... LP
Polydor, 1970. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $19.99
One of the last completely intense albums from Tony Williams' Lifetime group – a slightly changed lineup from the original trio – one that includes guitarist Ted Dunbar, bassist Ron Carter, and percussionists Don Alias and Warren Smith. The group still features some searing organ work ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has some edge wear and seam splitting.)

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✨✧ Tony Williams LifetimeMillion Dollar Legs ... LP
Columbia, 1976. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Tony Williams is a million miles from his work with the Miles Davis Quintet on this record – grooving in a heavy rock/fusion mode with his New Lifetime group that includes Allan Holdsworth on guitar, Tony Newton on bass and vocals, and Alan Pasqua on keyboards! The tracks have a post Jeff ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Claude WilliamsonAll God's Chillun Got Rhythm ... LP
Sea Breeze, 1977. Very Good ... $7.99
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(Cover has pen on both sides.)

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Claude WilliamsonClaude Williamson In Italy ... LP
Broadway (Italy), Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $3.99
A rare chapter of work from pianist Claude Williamson – a player most folks know only from his 50s recordings on the west coast! Here, Claude's in Italy – working with unusual lineups that include Franco Cerri on guitar, Giulio Libano on trumpet, Don Prell on bass, and Jimmy Pratt on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s Fresh Sound pressing, from Spain.)

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Stu WilliamsonStu Williamson ... LP
Bethlehem, 1956. Very Good ... $28.99
A really sparkling session from trumpeter Stu Williamson – one of a few great records he cut for the Bethlehem label in the 50s, and a set that's one of the cookingest from the company at the time! Stu's trumpet lines are already mighty nice – tight, and often a bit bolder than others ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original red label pressing with deep groove. Cover has surface wear, aging, half split top seam, and a bit of gloss separation at the opening.)

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Larry WillisInner Crisis ... LP
Groove Merchant, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
One of the few funky albums ever cut as a leader by Larry Willis – a super-hip keyboard player who's best known for his work with Jackie McLean and Hugh Masekela, but who sounds even better as a leader! This album's a gem all the way through – with a free-thinking soulful sound that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Inner Crisis ... CD 16.99

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Gerald WilsonLomelin ... LP
Discovery, 1981. Sealed ... $4.99
Late great work from the mighty Gerald Wilson – done with a slightly different groove than his 60s sides! The group features Harold Land Jr on electric piano – plus Bobby Bryant on trumpet, Oscar Brashear on trumpet and flugelhorn, Garnett Brown and Thurman Green on trombones, Harold ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jack WilsonTwo Sides Of Jack Wilson ... LP
Atlantic, 1964. Sealed ... $24.99
Pianist Jack Wilson is one of our favorite underdiscovered talents of the 60's – and we treasure all of the albums we can find by him. His lyrical writing and playing are extremely refreshing, and he manages to spin out long free lines on the piano, while also still keeping a very soulful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed 60s pressing! Cover has a small cutout hole in the corner.)

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Joe Lee Wilson & Bond StreetWhat Would It Be Without You ... LP
Survival, 1975. Sealed ... $59.99
A really nice album by vocalist Joe Lee Wilson – a soulful, spiritual singer who didn't always make great albums! Wilson's got a mellow style of singing that's very much in the Leon Thomas tradition – and on this record, he's working with a group (and material) that really lets him hit ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Phillip Wilson with Leo Smith & Johnny DyaniFruits ... LP
Circle (Germany), 1978. Near Mint- ... $49.99
Features Phillip Wilson on drums, Johnny Dyani on bass, and Wadada Leo Smith on trumpet and pocket trumpet! LP, Vinyl record album

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Reuben WilsonBlue Mode (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
Heavy funk from the mighty Reuben Wilson – one of his first few albums for Blue Note, and a solid soulful groover that's right up there with Lou Donaldson's work for the label at the time! Tracks are nice and long, and pretty open – often with that kicking drum sound at the bottom that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Teddy WilsonIntimate Listening ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $14.99
Intimate listening from pianist Teddy Wilson, but surprisingly lively listening too – as Teddy's as fleet on the keys as ever, and maybe even more so in this well-recorded session from the 50s! The record's got a great Verve vibe – simple, unadorned presentation of the Teddy Wilson ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve inc pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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Teddy WilsonMr Wilson – The Fabulous Teddy Wilson At The Piano ... LP
Columbia, 1950. Very Good- ... $1.99
Teddy Wilson's definitely fabulous here – playing with a sense of poise and timing that really links together a number of different piano jazz traditions – no surprise, given how many different scenes Teddy influenced! The setting is simple – just a trio format, with either Al ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove.)

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Teddy WilsonTeddy Wilson & His All Stars & Orchestra (10 inch LP) ... LP
Royale, Early 50s. Very Good- ... $6.99
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Teddy WilsonTouch Of Teddy Wilson ... LP
Verve, 1957. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Teddy Wilson's touch is lean and clean here – about as fluid as we remember it from the 50s – beautifully recorded with just the right sound for his sensitive moments and freer flights on the keys! Rhythm is from Arvell Shaw on bass and Roy Burns on drums – and although most of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Records Inc pressing, with trumpeter logo and deep groove. Cover has clear tape on the seams and spine.)

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Teddy Wilson with Kay PentonAs Time Goes By ... LP
Musicraft, 1985. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Lem Winchester & The Ramsey Lewis TrioPerform A Tribute To Clifford Brown ... LP
Argo, 1958. Near Mint- ... $12.99
The great underrated vibist Lem Winchester plays a tribute to the late Clifford Brown, along with the classic Ramsey Lewis trio, which included Eldee Young and Redd Holt. Despite the lack of an actual trumpet on the date (although the cover has a crazy image of the group standing around the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label Argo pressing with deep groove – a great copy!)

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Kai WindingKai Winding All Stars (10 inch LP) ... LP
Roost, 1952. Very Good+ ... $29.99
Great work from the early bop years of trombonist Kai Winding – with a small combo that features Gerry Mulligan on baritone, Brew Moore on tenor, George Wallington on piano, Curley Russell on bass, and Max Roach on drums! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has tape on the seams, but is nice overall – and vinyl is great!)

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George WinstonDecember ... LP
Windham Hill, 1982. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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✨✧ Paul WinterCallings ... LP
Living Music, 1980. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $4.99
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(With booklet inside the gatefold. Cover has a bumped corner.)

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Paul WinterJazz Premiere: Washington ... LP
Columbia, 1963. Very Good+ ... $1.99
Although Paul Winter, like Paul Horn, later went on to do some lousy hippy dippy jazz work that verged on nausea, at the early part of his career, also like Horn, he managed to have a very open minded style that let him sample a number of different influences, and weave them into a colorful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo 360 Sound pressing.)

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Paul Winter & Carlos LyraSound Of Ipanema ... LP
Columbia, Early 60s. Very Good ... $24.99
The sound of Ipanema in the 60s – served up here in a great partnership between American jazzman Paul Winter, and bossa composer Carlos Lyra! The album's an excellent bossa jazz session all the way through – with alto from Winter that's some of his sharpest on record in the 60s, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican pressing on CBS. Cover has ring & edge wear and some wrinkles in front.)

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Jerri WintersSomebody Loves Me ... LP
Bethlehem, 1957. Very Good+ ... $34.99
Jerri Winters gets some hip backings here – thanks to help from the Al Belletto Sextet, who almost share the star spotlight on the record as much as Jerri! The combo are perhaps best known for their 50s work on Capitol, but they sound equally great here – stepping out with a tight ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original red label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light aging and a small split in the bottom seam.)

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Jimmy Witherspoon with Jack McDuffBlues Is Now ... LP
Verve, 1967. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $6.99
A much groovier set than usual from vocalist Jimmy Witherspoon – thanks to some great backing from the combo of organist Jack McDuff, which also includes guitar from a young Melvin Sparks! The sound here is definitely in keeping with the "blues" in the title – but McDuff's ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has light wear and small cutout hole.)

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Mike WoffordScott Joplin – Interpretations 76 ... LP
Flying Dutchman, 1976. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $2.99
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Mike WoffordStrawberry Wine – The Jazz Piano Of Mike Wofford ... LP
Epic, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Excellent early work from pianist Mike Wofford – a player who'd show up more strongly in the 70s, but who's already in great form here in this early 60s session! The album's quite unique – not the mainstream piano trio material that you'd expect from a major label at the time, and more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original yellow label pressing – a great copy! Cover has a small cutout hole in the corner.)

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Mike WoffordSummer Night ... LP
Milestone, 1967. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Early work by genius pianist Mike Wofford – moody and introspective, clearly inspired by Bill Evans, but also with an open feel that really sets the pace for changes in 70s jazz piano. The group on the set is a trio – with Monty Budwig on bass and John Guerin on drums – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label stereo pressing.)

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Neil WolfeOut Of This World ... LP
Columbia, 1965. Very Good+ ... $1.99
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(White label mono 2 eye pressing. Cover has some stuck-on paper at the bottom and a piece of clear tape on front, and a small name in pen written on back.)

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Neil WolfePiano – My Way ... LP
Columbia, 1960s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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(360 Sound stereo pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Phil WoodsAltology (Pairing Off/Phil & Quill With Prestige) ... LP
Prestige, 1956/1957. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $4.99
2 mid 50s sets by a young Phil Woods! Record one features Pairing Off – a well-blown album with lots of room for solo space! – Working with a group that includes Donald Byrd, Gene Quill, Kenny Dorham, and Tommy Flanagan – and the 4 tracks off of that album are all quite long, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Phil WoodsLive From New York ... LP
PAJ, 1982. Near Mint- ... $3.99
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Phil WoodsLive From The Showboat ... LP
RCA, 1976. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $5.99
A double-length, ultra-cool set from saxophonist Phil Woods – yet another aspect of his great body of work from the 70s, and a live date that features Woods at the head of a sextet! The group here features acoustic piano, electric guitar, bass, drums, and percussion – all used in ways ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Phil WoodsMusique Du Bois ... LP
Muse, 1974. Very Good+ ... $5.99
With Jaki Byard on piano, Richard Davis on bass, and Alan Dawson on drums. Includes "Samba Du Bois", "Nefertiti", "Airegin", "The Last Page", and "The Summer Knows". LP, Vinyl record album

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Phil WoodsNew Music By The New Phil Woods Quartet. ... LP
Testament, 1973. Very Good+ ... $3.99
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(Cover has some ringwear and splitting on the spine.)

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Phil WoodsNew Phil Woods Album ... LP
RCA, 1972. Very Good+ ... $3.99
Phil Woods really outdoes himself here – offering the world a whole new side of his talents, and stepping forth at the head of a larger ensemble than usual! The album features Woods' core quartet augmented by larger strings and horns – all in shadings and tones that are incredibly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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Phil WoodsPhil Woods Quartet Vol 1 – Live Recording ... LP
Clean Cuts, 1980. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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✨✧ Phil WoodsRights Of Swing ... LP
Candid, 1961. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Really compelling large group work from Phil Woods – one of his first-ever efforts of its type, and a tremendous session that's filled with solos from a wide array of very hip players! The whole album's built around a 5-part "Rights Of Swing" work penned by Woods – a jazz ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s Barnaby pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Phil Woods & His European Rhythm MachinePhil Woods & His European Rhythm Machine (Pierre Cardin) ... LP
Pierre Cardin (France), 1970. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $19.99
An excellent album of funky electric jazz – and possibly the best one that Phil Woods cut with his European group! The quartet's a very hip group that's way hipper than its clunky name – with Gordon Beck on electric piano and organ, Daniel Humair on percussion and drums, and Henri ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original French pressing. Cover has light wear and a center split in the top seam.)

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Nate Wooley & Ken VandermarkDeeply Discounted II ... LP
Audiographic, 2019. New Copy ... $18.99 20.00
Two fantastic side-long improvisations – but we hardly would have expected anything less, given that the proceedings feature Nate Wooley on trumpet, and Ken Vandermark on tenor and soprano clarinet! The latter sounds really wonderful in Ken's hands – full of these unusual sharp sounds ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited, numbered edition of 500 copies.)

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Bernard WrightNard ... LP
Arista/GRP, 1981. Very Good+ ... $24.99
A masterpiece of smooth jazzy funk – and super-hip session headed up by the young keyboardist Bernard Wright! Wright's working here with an insider crowd of jazz funk players that includes Bobby Broom, Dave Grusin, Marcus Miller, and Don Blackman, whose funky style is very similar to Wright's ... (Soul, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some peeled spots on the front)

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Frank WrightEddie's Back In Town ... LP
Krona, 1982. Near Mint- ... $69.99
An obscure later album – a quartet date recorded by Frank Wright on his return to the US, as a tribute to the late Eddie Jefferson! Frank is on tenor – with Richard Williams on bass, Tony Smith on piano, and Gregory Bufford on drums – and all titles are original, and include ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear, but is nice overall.)

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Frank WrightStove Man, Love Is The Word ... LP
Sandra (Germany), 1979. Near Mint- ... $39.99
A great little album from Frank Wright – pretty soulful, with an inside vibe that's more in a 70s spiritual soul jazz mode than some of Wright's other work. The title's a pretty strange one – as is the bluesy title track, which features Wright vocalizing a bit. The other numbers are ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jack Wright/Marv FrankFree Life, Singing ... LP
Spring Garden, 1982. Near Mint- ... $19.99
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Leo WrightBlues Shout ... LP
Atlantic, 1960. Very Good ... $19.99
A beautiful record, and one of the few albums ever cut as a leader by alto player Leo Wright! At the time of the set, Wright was really making some excellent records with Lalo Schifrin and in Dizzy Gillespie's group (where they both were working at the time) – and this set is a perfect ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red and purple label pressing, including the Atlantic inner sleeve.)

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Leo Wright, Baby Douglas, Candy Green, etcEchoes From The Prague Jazz Festival 1964 ... LP
Supraphon (Czech Republic), 1964. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $24.99
Rare work from Leo Wright – who plays alto sax on two cuts. Two more cuts feature vocals from Baby Douglas, one more features singing from Candy Green, and Douglas also leads the Black Jazz In Europe band on other cuts – which also features Kenny Drew on piano, Lou Bennet on organ, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In great shape, save for some light laminate peeling in one bottom corner.)

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✨✧ Piotr WylezolHuman Things ... LP
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 2018. Sealed ... $16.99
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Also available Human Things ... CD 4.99

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Hozan Yamamoto & Sharps & FlatsBeautiful Bamboo Flute ... LP
Victor/Mr Bongo (UK), 1971. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $20.99 21.98
One of the coolest albums ever cut by Japanese wood flute player Hozan Yamamoto – a set that has him working with very groovy backings from the Sharps & Flats ensemble – who almost give the whole thing an MPS label blending of funky jazz and world music sounds! The approach is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Yosuke YamashitaBanslikana ... LP
Enja (Germany), 1976. Near Mint- ... $29.99
Fantastic solo work from this revolutionary Japanese pianist – and a set that not only features some of his striking originals, but also versions of "A Night In Tunisia" and "Autumn Leave" – both of which make for a nice contrast! LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing – with insert!)

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✨✧ Yosuke Yamashita TrioChiasma (Japanese pressing) ... LP
MPS (Japan), 1975. Near Mint- ... $58.99
Stunning free jazz work from Japan! Pianist Yosuke Yamashita leads a trio that includes altoist Akira Sakata and drummer Takeo Moriyama – and the group has clearly absorbed a lot of influences of the free jazz scene developing in Europe during the late 60s. Most of the record is free and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vintage Japanese pressing, with insert!)

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Jimmy & Mama YanceyChicago Piano Vol 1 – Blues Originals Vol 6 ... LP
Atlantic, 1951. Sealed Gatefold ... $9.99
Bluesy piano, but with plenty of jazz roots too – vintage material recorded in Chicago during the early years of Atlantic Records, at a time when the label was almost more dedicated to preserving old styles than pushing new ones! Yancey's piano is sublime – recorded better here than on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed 70s pressing! Shrinkwrap is slightly open in one corner.)

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✨✧ Larry YoungUnity ... LP
Blue Note, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $16.99
A brilliant album that would forever change the way the organ was used in jazz! The set's the greatest contribution ever from organist Larry Young – a lean and modal session recorded with help from a young quartet that includes Woody Shaw, Joe Henderson, and Elvin Jones – all leaping ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue pressing.)
Also available Unity ... CD 5.99

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✨✧ Lester YoungLester Young In Washington DC 1956 Vol 1 ... LP
Pablo, 1956. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $7.99
A lost treasure from Lester Young – previously unreleased live material from the 50s, recorded in a style that's a fair bit different than some of his studio work of the decade! The set took place at the Patio Lounge in Washington, DC – and was recorded by Bill Potts, who is also the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small piece of tape on back.)

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Lester YoungLester Young Story Vol 5 – Evening Of A Basie-ite ... LP
Columbia, Early 40s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $2.99
Includes work recorded with Count Basie and Billie Holiday! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Lester YoungPres & His Cabinet ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $1.99
Small group material from Lester Youn sessions of the 50s for Verve – with additional solo work from Harry Edison on trumpet, Oscar Peterson and Hank Jones on piano, and Barney Kessel and Herb Ellis on guitar! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ringwear and a cutout hole.)

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Lester YoungPres & Teddy & Oscar ... LP
Verve, 1952/1956. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $4.99
A pairing of 2 mid-50s sides by Lester Young for Verve – one album recorded with Teddy Wilson on piano, the other with Oscar Peterson – hence the title! The Wilson session was recorded in 1956, and featuers Gene Ramey on bass and Jo Jones on drums – with tracks that include " ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Lester YoungPres (Charlie Parker) ... LP
Charlie Parker, Early 50s. Good+ Gatefold ... $0.99
No real date or personnel on this one, and the album's a live set recorded, most likely, at some time in the 50s. The quality of the recording isn't great, and you hear a heck of a lot of crowd noise – but the work's an interesting document of Pres during the period, as the tunes are all ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove in a gatefold cover. Vinyl has oxidation and plays with surface noise on Side 1.)

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Lester YoungPres (Verve) ... LP
Verve, 1950/1951. Near Mint- ... $14.99
As beautiful an illustration of the genius of Lester Young as you could ever hope to find – tight, short small group numbers recorded with a keen focus on Young's amazing tone – all served up with beautiful sound throughout! The cover bills the set as being by Young and his orchestra, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s mono Japanese pressing, UMV 2672, with obi. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Lester YoungPres Is Blue ... LP
Charlie Parker, 1950. Near Mint- ... $3.99
Small combo work from 1950 – with Pres on tenor, Jesse Drake on trumpet, Kenny Drew on piano, Aaron Bell on bass, and Jo Jones on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(Later non-gatefold pressing.)

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Lester Young & Harry EdisonPres & Sweets ... LP
Verve, 1956. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A classic Verve pairing of two of its greatest soloists – both recorded here in a laidback, easily-swinging session that allows both players to shine equally! Young's tenor is always a welcome addition to any set of this nature, and Edison's playing here in a gentler, relaxed mode that's a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s mono Japanese pressing on Polydor, including the insert. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Lester Young/Chu BerryPrez & Chu – Tops On Tenor ... LP
Jazztone, Early 40s. Very Good ... $1.99
This is a split record of seven of Young's recordings with the Kansas City Six, and seven of Chu Berry's recordings from 1938 and 1941. Young's songs feature Bill Coleman, Buck Clayton, Jo Jones, Walter Page among others. Among the tunes Young plays are "Three Little Words", "Four ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Deep groove pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Lester Young/Coleman HawkinsClassic Tenors ... LP
Flying Dutchman, 1943. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $2.99
Different combos from three different dates – two with Coleman Hawkins and one with Lester Young! LP, Vinyl record album

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Young-Holt TrioWack Wack (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Brunswick/Demon (UK), 1966. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
Amazing stuff from bassist Eldee Young and drummer Isaac "Red" Holt! At the time of this release, the pair had already risen to great fame as the rhythm backing for Ramsey Lewis in his first trio – but broke out on their own as a solo act, with a real focus on rhythmic piano ... (Soul, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Young-Holt UnlimitedYoung-Holt Unlimited Plays Super Fly ... LP
Paula, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Fantastic! Young and Holt lay down a monster set of grooves from Curtis Mayfield's Superfly soundtrack (all the good ones – like "Freddie's Dead", "Give Me Your Love", "Pusher Man", and "Superfly"), and they also get into some funky tracks of their own ... (Soul, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Vaclav ZahradnikInterjazz 6 ... LP
Supraphon (Czech Republic), 1989. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Part of an excellent ongoing series – one that documented the overlooked modern jazz sceen in the Czech Republic during the Soviet years, and which features strong leadership from Vaclav Zahradnik! Soloists include Albert Mangelsorff on trombone, Georgi Garanian on alto, Rudolph Dasek on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Joe ZawinulConcerto Retitled ... LP
Atlantic, Late 60s/1976. Sealed ... $7.99
Early recordings by Joe Zawinul as a leader – mostly tracks from the 60s, but issued by Atlantic in the mid 70s to work off Joe's growing fame in Weather Report! The set's got a sound that's a fair bit different than some of the more dynamic work that Joe was doing in the 70s – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Joe ZawinulMoney In The Pocket ... LP
Atlantic, 1966. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Arguably the best solo record that Joe Zawinul ever cut – and one of the few to really show him working in the soulful style that he had with Cannonball Adderley's famous 60s combo! The record features Joe on piano – stepping out on cuts that still have all the soul jazz currents that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & purple label pressing. Cover has a small cutout hole and worn corner.)

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Denny ZeitlinIn The Moment ... LP
Windham Hill, 1989. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Denny ZeitlinTidal Wave ... LP
PAJ, 1984. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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Denny ZeitlinZeitgeist ... LP
Columbia, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Pianist Denny Zeitlin is sporting a beard on the cover of this fourth album for Columbia Records – and his music here definitely reflects a bit of a change from his earlier cleaner-cut image! Denny steps a bit outside at times – never to much so to make the album a session of avant ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing. Cover has staple holes in one corner.)

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Si ZentnerDesafinado ... LP
Liberty, 1963. Near Mint- ... $1.99
A set that has the trombonist hitting a great big band take on bossa nova – one that's surprisingly great overall, with some rich jazz charts penned by Bob Florence, who really helps make the whole thing sparkle! Zetner's horn is often wrapped up in additional trombones – a frontline ... (Now Sound, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Michael ZerangAsssyrian Caesarean ... LP
Holidays (Italy), 2019. New Copy ... $24.99
A pretty intense set of percussion from drummer Michael Zerang – one that also seems to have him using a fair bit of electronics as well – and from what we can tell on the photo with the album, he's mixing electronic contacts with his acoustic percussion – all with a sound that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 300 copies!)
 
 



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