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Don CherryComplete Communion – Live in Hilversum May 9th, 1966 ... LP
DBQP (Italy), 1966. New Copy ... $18.99
Don Cherry works here around the time of his Complete Communion album on Blue Note – but in a mix of songs that really show a different side of his style! The group here isn't the complete Complete Communion combo – as it features Cherry on cornet and Gato Barbieri on tenor – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Don CherryMu First Part ... LP
BYG/Actuel, 1969. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $23.99
Don Cherry really breaks out here on his classic Mu sessions from France – using the new freedoms of post-68 Paris to explore themes at a level that would set the tone for generations to come! The album's very spare, and very improvised – with Cherry on pocket trumpet, piano, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, in a non-gatefold cover, with obi. Cover has some light aging overall – kind of a brownish tinge, but nothing too dark.)
Also available Mu First Part (180 gram pressing) ... LP 11.99

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✨✧ Don CherryMu First Part (180 gram pressing) ... LP
BYG/Actuel, 1969. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $11.99
Don Cherry really breaks out here on his classic Mu sessions from France – using the new freedoms of post-68 Paris to explore themes at a level that would set the tone for generations to come! The album's very spare, and very improvised – with Cherry on pocket trumpet, piano, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Mu First Part ... LP 23.99

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Don CherryTibet (aka Eternal Now) ... LP
Sonet/Picadilly, 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
One of two great records that Cherry cut for the Sonet label while working in Sweden. The album features Cherry in the company of Swedish players like Bernt Rosengren, Agneta Arnstrom, and Bengt Berger – all of whom play in a very world jazz vibe, adding in lots of strange percussion, gongs, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Children Of All AgesChildren Of All Ages ... LP
Different Drummer, 1975. Near Mint- ... $29.99
A nice slow funky sleeper, recorded by a hip group of "in" studio players, like Bob Dorough, Randy Brecker, Lew Tabackin, Ron McClure, and Pat Rebillot. The album includes the nice long break track "Plenty Of It", plus other moody cuts like "Strawberries In the Winter" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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ChiminyoI Am Chiminyo EP ... LP
Gearbox (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $14.99 15.99
Pretty amazing work from Chiminyo – aka jazz drummer Tim Doyle, who also finds a way to trigger samples when he plays – creating this one-man sound on the record that really comes as quite a surprise! All three tracks on the EP were performed live by Chiminyo – and while he's ... (New Grooves, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Herman ChittisonCocktail Time (10 inch LP) ... LP
Columbia, Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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(In the red cover.)

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Bobby ChristianAll That Jazz ... LP
Orion, Early 60s. Very Good ... $11.99
Vibist/percussionist Bobby Christian leads a small combo through a tight run of tracks designed to provide a showcase for the choreography of jazz dance master Gus Giordano. The tracks have a very groovy sound, with a nice early 60's jazz feel that sounds like it was lifted from a crime soundtrack ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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Bobby ChristianStop – It's Time For Bobby Christian ... LP
MAL, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A very groovy record from Chicago drummer, percussionist, and bandleader Bobby Christian – one of the hipper talents working on the Chi-town scene of the 60s and 70s, and a player who did an awful lot of work for the studios as well! Bobby's working here in a mode that's straight jazzy and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Pete ChristliebPete Christlieb Quartet Live – Dino's '83 ... LP
Bosco, 1983. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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Gunter ChristmannWhite Earth Streak ... LP
Trans Museq, 1981. Very Good+ ... $14.99
An obscure quartet session from avant trombonist Gunter Christmann – featuring Torsten Muller on bass, LaDonna Smith on violin and voice, and Davey Williams on guitar and banjo. Recorded in West Germany, but issued on the small Trans Museq label out of Alabama. Tracks include "Born For ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light edge wear.)

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June Christy & Stan KentonDuet ... LP
Capitol, 1955. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Haunting stuff – and one of June Christy's darkest albums! June's singing here with her old boss, Stan Kenton, at the piano – no other real backing, just the pair of them working together in a session that's uniquely stripped down for the time. June's vocals are frail and tender ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label mono pressing. Cover has some splitting in the top seam with tape remnants.)

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Gigi CichelleroStereo Hi Fi Experience – Gigi Cichellero Big Band ... LP
Imperial (Italy), 1974. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $19.99
A nice MPS-styled large ensemble session – with guest work from Dusko Goykovich on trumpet! The main group also features Sergio Fanni on trumpet, Gianluigi Trovesi on alto, and Giancarlo Romani on trombone. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ CircleParis Concert ... LP
ECM, 1971. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $7.99
An essential 2LP set that's just about the only vinyl release you can find that documents the work of the legendary (and short-lived) Circle group – an important avant jazz combo that featured Anthony Braxton, Chick Corea, Dave Holland, and Barry Altschul. The record captures a Parisian ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has light wear and some aging.)

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City Of Women (Jimi Tenor & Edward Vesala)City Of Women II ... LP
Sahko (Finland), 1998. New Copy ... $18.99
Very fluid, freewheeling sounds from this Finnish quintet – material recorded relatively early in the career of some of the musicians, and already showing a tremendous ear for the sorts of fresh styles they'd create in years to come! The group is co-led by Jimi Tenor and Edward Vesala – ... (New Grooves, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Buddy ClarkVagabond Dreams ... LP
Regent, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A rare vocal set on Savoy – the only album we've ever seen from Buddy Clark! (Vocalists, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label Regent pressing with deep groove.)

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Sonny ClarkCool Struttin' (75th anniversary edition) ... LP
Blue Note, 1958. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 19.99
One of the most legendary albums on Blue Note – or maybe THE most legendary albums on Blue Note – a stunning session that shows what the label was capable of when it was really hitting on all burners – from the lineup to the music to the production – and even the classic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Cool Struttin' ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ Kenny Clarke, Bud Powell, Jimmy Woode, & OthersAmericans In Europe Volume 1 ... LP
Impulse, 1963. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $5.99
If you read these pages often enough, you'll know that we're big fans of recordings made by American expatriot players while living in Europe during the 60's. The European rhythm sections often bring out new elements of their playing, and the interaction with European soloists hits modes that we ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Stanley ClarkeI Wanna Play For You ... LP
Columbia, 1979. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A wickedly funky album from Stanley Clarke – perhaps his most fully-formed album of the Columbia years, and a set that really brings together his jazz and soul styles! There's a definite R&B vibe going on, but it's also one that's still quite heavy on bass work from Stanley – a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Stanley ClarkeModern Man ... LP
Columbia/Nemperor, 1978. Very Good ... $2.99
A bit more high concept than before for Stanley Clarke – almost a suite of sorts, but one that still has some great standout tunes in the mix! Although Clarke used to bring his higher concepts to bear in the space of a single song, this one's more of a full exploration of the character in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some wear.)

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Stanley ClarkeStanley Clarke ... LP
Nemperor, 1974. Very Good ... $3.99
Fully-formed genius from Stanley Clarke – his first album for Columbia Records, and already a radical departure from the spiritual jazz of his previous set for Polydor! This Clarke's the one who'd play on countless sets of headphones in the 70s – the bassist who really revolutionized ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)
Also available Stanley Clarke ... CD 4.99

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Stanley Clarke & Chick CoreaGriffith Park Collection ... LP
Elektra, 1982. Near Mint- ... $7.99
A seminal set in the rebirth of straight jazz in the early 80s – a wonderful record with a much warmer, more traditional feel than you'd expect from some of the players involved! Bassist Stanley Clarke and pianist Chick Corea really return to their roots here – Stanley with some of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Stanley Clarke & Chick CoreaGriffith Park Collection 2 – In Concert ... LP
Elektra, 1983. Near Mint- 2LP ... $7.99
A massive double-length live album from the Griffith Park project of Chick Corea and Stanley Clarke – one that expands wonderfully on the warmth and soul of their first studio album! Like that classic, this one features an all-acoustic lineup that has Corea on piano and Clarke on upright ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Stanley Clarke & George DukeClarke/Duke Project ... LP
Columbia, 1981. Very Good+ ... $2.99
A mighty collaboration between Stanley Clarke & George Duke – working here in a pairing that refueled both of their careers for the 80s! In previous years, both Clarke and Duke had a penchant for really stretching out in complex, experimental modes – but here, they're playing in a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Clarke Boland Big BandAll Smiles ... LP
MPS, 1968. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $19.99
A hard slammer from the Clarke-Boland Big Band – recorded when the band was burning up the road in Europe, taking great players and audiences in one fell swoop, coming up with some of the strongest straight jazz of their generation! The album features stunning solos all around by an all-star ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing.)

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Clarke Boland Big BandAt Her Majesty's Pleasure ... LP
Black Lion, 1969. Near Mint- ... $3.99
One of the greatest long-form albums from the Clarke Boland Big Band – a sophisticated suite that not only shows off the writing ability of Francy Boland, but also demonstrates the group's ability to swing like a mofo, even when things are serious! The album's a jazz suite written by Boland, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Clarke Boland Big BandOff Limits ... LP
Rearward (Italy), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
Easily the hippest of the Clarke-Boland Big Band Records from the classic years – a set of hard grooving tracks that really pushes the envelope of their style! There's a few elements here that are different than usual – such as the presence of electric piano on a few tracks, which ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(It's hard to tell from the image, but Rearward packaged it all in a really nice sleeve with a glossy silver metalic finish!)

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Buck ClaytonJam Sessions From The Vault ... LP
Columbia, 1950s. Sealed ... $1.99
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(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Buck Clayton & Humphrey LytteltonLe Vrai Buck Clayton Vol 2 ... LP
77 Records (UK), 1966. Near Mint- ... $6.99
An obscure UK session from trumpeter Buck Clayton – heard here in the company of Brit trumpeter Humphrey Lyttleton, with backing from a British combo! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Clayton BrothersIt's All In The Family ... LP
Concord, 1981. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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Jimmy ClevelandIntroducing Jimmy Cleveland & His All Stars ... LP
EmArcy, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $7.99
An early leader session for Jimmy Cleveland – one that pulls him out of the Lionel Hampton group, and puts him in the company of a number of different all-stars – top level players that Mercury brought together in three different sessions for the album. Players include Lucky Thompson, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Mercury pressing with deep groove. Cover is stained and wrinkled on the bottom 3 inches, with the front paste-on separated.)

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Climax Jazz BandDirect To Disk ... LP
Labyrinth (Canada), 1977. Very Good ... $4.99
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✨✧ Billy CobhamBC ... LP
Columbia, 1979. Near Mint- ... $5.99
A funky fusion classic from superdrummer Billy Cobham – a set done in collaboration with producer Wayne Henderson, who helps give the whole thing a soulful focus you might not find on Cobham albums from a few years before! The drums are strong, but never too jamming – and instead, they' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a light stain along the opening.)

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✨✧ Billy CobhamShabazz – Recorded Live In Europe ... LP
Atlantic, 1975. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Heavy-jamming fusion from Billy Cobham – done at a time when he was already cutting plenty of heavy-jamming fusion! The album was recorded live in Switzerland and London – all very much in a post Bitches Brew approach to jazz that has all players going pedal to the metal in pursuit of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Billy Cobham's Glass MenagerieObservations & ... LP
Elektra, 1982. Very Good+ ... $2.99
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CochemeaAll My Relations ... LP
Daptone, 2019. New Copy ... $15.99 19.99
You might know Cochemea Gastelum from his work in The Dap-Kings over the years – but this time around, the saxophonist is very much his own man – blowing a version of his instruments that often seems electrified, ala classic Varitone from the late 60s – used in these really new ... (Deep Funk, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available All My Relations ... CD 9.99

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Alan CohenDule Ellington's Black, Brown, & Beige ... LP
Monmouth Evergreen, 1973. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A really inventive reading of Duke Ellington's famous suite – done with a hip early 70s British jazz spin, in a performance that features Norma Winstone on the vocal tunes – plus other work in the group from Kenny Wheeler and Harry Beckett on trumpets, Henry Lowther on trumpet and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing.)

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James Cohen TrioTop Of The Flame ... LP
Orbit, Very Good+ ... $0.99
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(Cover has light wear.)

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Al CohnFour Brass One Tenor ... LP
RCA, 1955. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A great set that showcases both the tenor talents of Al Cohn, and his strong sense of arranging in the 50s – with a lineup that includes Joe Newman, Thad Jones, and Joe Wilder on trumpets – and Nick Travis on both trumpet and trombone! LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has a split top seam held with clear tape, some wear and aging, and a small center split in the bottom seam.)

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Al CohnFour Brass One Tenor (French pressing) ... LP
Jazz Line/RCA (France), 1955. Sealed ... $8.99
A great set that showcases both the tenor talents of Al Cohn, and his strong sense of arranging in the 50s – with a lineup that includes Joe Newman, Thad Jones, and Joe Wilder on trumpets – and Nick Travis on both trumpet and trombone! LP, Vinyl record album
(1980s pressing.)

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Al CohnNatural Seven ... LP
RCA, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
The Natural Seven is Al's septet that features Joe Newman, Frank Rehack, Freddie Green, Milt Hinton, Nat Pierce, and Osie Johnson. The group grooves in the usual tightly arranged Cohn style, with lots of ensemble playing, and some short clipped solos. Titles include "The Natural Thing To ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear and aging, with a bit of pen on back.)

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Al Cohn & Zoot SimsFrom A to Z (RCA Masters) ... LP
RCA (France), 1956. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $14.99
A twin-tenor classic from the team of Al Cohn and Zoot Sims – one of the duo's best-remembered albums from their 50s years at RCA – and a perfect blend of their talent for individual improvisation and unified ensemble energy! The album boasts 2 different groups – one with Hank ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing.)

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Al Cohn QuintetAl Cohn Quintet Featuring Bob Brookmeyer ... LP
Coral, 1956. Very Good+ ... $34.99
A rare and unusual chapter in the career of Al Cohn – and an incredible set cut in the mid 50s with Bob Brookmeyer on trombone! The style's a bit like that used by Al and Zoot Sims together – tightly arranged shorter tracks, with a focus on well-crafted horn work, but enough space to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy original pressing. Vinyl is nice and clean, with just a few light marks. Cover has a small bit of tape and some light wear, but is great too.)

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Al Cohn, Dexter Gordon, Barry Harris, et alSilver Blue ... LP
Xanadu, 1977. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Some of the most cooking work of the 70s from Dexter Gordon – and that's saying a lot, given all his overseas sessions and late-life work for Columbia Records! The format here is different than both of those, though – in that it's both a sharp hardbop set, with a real back-to-basics ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some waviness from moisture.)

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Al Cohn, Phil Woods, Kenny Dorham, and othersBirdland Stars On Tour Vol 2 ... LP
RCA, 1956. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
A really great little live jazz date from the mid 50s – one that features a unique pairing of east and west coast players, working together as part of a Birdland Stars package tour! The group's an exceptionally balanced one – with players who are all strong enough to work together ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has a sticker spot and a small split on the top seam.)

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✨✧ Philip Cohran & The Artistic Heritage EnsembleOn The Beach (aka Philip Cohran & The Artistic Heritage Ensemble) ... LP
Aestuarium/Hefty, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Mindblowing – and a landmark recording that crosses all boundaries in the Chicago music scene of the late 60s! Philip Cohran was a visionary musician who'd played with Sun Ra during the 60s, but who left Ra to forge his own musical vision by the middle part of the decade. The Artistic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Cozy ColeIt's A Rocking Thing ... LP
Columbia, 1966. Very Good+ ... $7.99
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(Mono white label promo.)

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✨✧ Nat King ColeNat King Cole Trio – Original Vocal & Instrumental Recordings Of Easy Listenin Favorites ... LP
Capitol, Mid 40s. Very Good+ ... $3.99
(Vocalists, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label mono pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Richie ColeLeningrad Alto Madness – Richie Cole In Leningrad ... LP
Melodia (Russia), 1990. Near Mint- ... $14.99
An unusual Russian performance from this mighty altoist! Unfortunately, the players and titles are all in Russian – or else we'd tell you more! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear.)

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Richie ColeReturn To Alto Acres ... LP
PAJ, 1982. Sealed ... $5.99
A great date from Richie Cole – who blows alto, tenor, and baritone on the set – with Art Pepper on alto and clarinet (the latter a real treat!), Roger Kellaway on piano, Bob Magnusson on bass, and Billy Higgins on drums! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Bill Coleman & Ben WebsterSwingin' In London ... LP
Black Lion, 1967. Very Good+ ... $1.99
A great overseas date from trumpeter Bill Coleman, one that also features Ben Webster on tenor on most tracks, plus Jim Douglas on guitar and Fred Hunt on piano. LP, Vinyl record album
(White label US pressing.)

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Bill Coleman & Guy LafitteMainstream At Montreux ... LP
Black Lion, 1973. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A rich testament to the strength of the Parisian traditional jazz scene in the early 70s – as key players Coleman and Lafitte work here with a quintet live at the Montreux jazz fest in 1973. Lafitte's tenor is always a treasure, warm and rich, but moody and edgey at the same time – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(German pressing. Cover has clear tape on the top seam and partially unglued bottom seam.)

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Earl ColemanEarl Coleman & The Latin Love In ... LP
Worthy, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A Latin monster – and one of our favorite albums from the New York scene! The record is the only one we've ever seen from pianist Earl Coleman – and it's a groove-happy fiesta that's every bit Spanish Harlem at its best. Earl's piano is flowing and free, and the band grooves through ... (Latin, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ornette & Prime TimeOpening The Caravan Of Dreams ... LP
Caravan Of Dreams, 1985. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Ornette and his 80's Prime Time group, recorded live at the Caravan of Dreams in Houston, in 1985. The band features 2 guitars (Bern Nix and Charles Ellerbee), 2 basses (Jamaaladeen Tacuma and Albert MacDowell), and 2 drummers (Denardo Coleman and Sabir Kamal). Ornette's out front, playing in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a worn corner.)

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Ornette ColemanBody Meta ... LP
Artists House, 1978. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $19.99
Heavy duty stuff, and one of Ornette's best LPs from the 70's. Recorded in 1976, this is a perfect demonstration of the harmelodic style, with the whole group jaunting along in tight choppy bits. James Blood Ulmer's on guitar, and the sound is very dark and deep. Tracks include "Voice ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the booklet! Cover has light wear and a cutout hole.)

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Ornette ColemanCrisis ... LP
Impulse, 1969. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $64.99
A record that bursts out with a sound that definitely lives up to its striking title – as Ornette Coleman explores the new frontiers of experimental jazz with one of his great groups from the end of the 60s! The album's got the intensity of the best ESP sessions of the period, but also shows ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing. Cover has light ringwear.)

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Ornette ColemanDancing In Your Head ... LP
Horizon/A&M, 1977. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $29.99
One of the few standout 70s sessions by Ornette Coleman – a wonderfully rhythmic record that shows Ornette's expanding musical vision at the time! Most of the record is dominated by the guitar-heavy "Theme From A Symphony" – a very harmelodic number that takes up all of side ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Ornette ColemanEuropean Concert ... LP
Unique Jazz (Italy), Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $23.99
We're not sure of the date of this recording, but we think it stems from the mid 60s. The notes on the back aren't much help either, but they do list Dewey Redman as joining Ornette on tenor and musette, Charlie Haden on bass, and Ed Blackwell on drums. Forget about the details of the set, though ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ornette ColemanFree Jazz ... LP
Atlantic, 1961. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $99.99
The title gets it right – as the album's easily the closest thing to free jazz that Ornette Coleman ever recorded – an album-length improvisation played by a "double quartet" that's overflowing with classic players! The style here is a fair bit like John Coltrane's Ascension ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & purple label pressing with AT etch, in the die-cut cover. Cover has two cutout holes.)

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Ornette ColemanNew York Is Now! ... LP
Blue Note, Late 60s. Very Good Gatefold ... $29.99
"New York is now" – a pretty bold statement from saxophonist Ornette Coleman, but one that definitely shows his shift in role – from a major force on the LA underground of the early 60s, to an artist who was helping pave the way for a huge wave of growth on the New York ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Liberty pressing. Cover has some wear.)
Also available New York Is Now! ... CD 11.99

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Ornette ColemanOrnette At 12 ... LP
Impulse, 1969. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $34.99
Two generations of Ornette Coleman – making incredible music here together! The album's a freewheeling late 60s outing from the senior Ornette – who plays alto, violin, and trumpet here – working with his young son Ornette D Coleman on drums, just 12 years old at the time – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Ornette ColemanOrnette On Tenor ... LP
Atlantic, 1962. Very Good+ ... $39.99
An early standout set from Ornette Coleman – and a record that features him blowing on tenor, instead of his usual alto – as you might guess from the title! In a way, Ornette's playing on tenor is almost freer than his alto work – a bit more open-ended and exploratory, stretching ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green & blue label pressing.)

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Ornette ColemanSkies Of America ... LP
Columbia, 1972. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A brilliant large ensemble work from Ornette Coleman – ambitious material recorded with full orchestra, in a haunting sound that's light years from any of his smaller group recordings of the 60s and 70s! There's an incredible feel to the strings used here – played by the London ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ornette ColemanTwins ... LP
Atlantic, Late 50s/Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A key album for any fan of classic Ornette Coleman – a 1971 Atlantic release that pulled together tracks from the late 50's and early 60's that didn't make it onto Ornette's earlier records for the label! Why these tracks weren't released at the time is a mystery to all, because the material ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue.)

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Ornette ColemanWho's Crazy? 2 – La Clef Des Champs 2 ... LP
IRI (France), 1966. Near Mint- ... $39.99
Excellent work from Ornette – recorded in Paris in 1966 for the film Who's Crazy, and issued here in a 1979 pressing by IRI, which we think was the first-ever vinyl issue of the material. Ornette's on alto, violin, and trumpet – and the tracks have a wonderfully playful feel, plus some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Johnny ColesKatumbo (Dance) ... LP
Mainstream, Early 70s. Sealed Gatefold ... $11.99
A sweet album of soulful jazz from trumpeter Johnny Coles – a wondeful talent who made a rare few albums as a leader! The record is quite different than Coles' earlier work for Epic and Blue Note – in that it's got the slightly electrified Mainstream sound of the 70s firmly in place ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed original pressing! Cover has a cut corner, and shrinkwrap is open a bit in that corner.)

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Johnny ColesLittle Johnny C ... LP
Blue Note, 1963. Very Good+ ... $43.99
A rare session as a leader from trumpeter Johnny Coles – a player who cut some great work in the groups of James Moody and Gil Evans, but who shines even more brightly on this classic Blue Note album! Coles really has an ear for finding the hippest side of his instrument – and he blows ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Liberty/UA pressing, with Van Gelder/Stereo stamps. Cover has light wear.)

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Johnny ColesWarm Sound ... LP
Epic, 1961. Very Good+ ... $19.99
One of the few albums ever cut as a leader by trumpeter Johnny Coles – a player who's probably best known to the world for his work with Charles Mingus, or for his other 60s session on Blue Note! This album's quite different than both of those aspects of Johnny's career – and has him ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese CBS/Sony pressing, SONP 50412. Cover has some light wear.)

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✨✧ Buddy CollettePolynesia ... LP
Music & Sound/Trunk (UK), Late 50s. New Copy (reissue)... $27.99
A unique, rare, and wonderful album from reedman Buddy Collette – very different than any of his better-known work of the 50s – and a complex little set that really shows off a whole new side of his talents! The album was issued by a tiny label away from the LA scene – and has ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Graham CollierNew Conditions ... LP
Mosaic (UK), 1976. Very Good+ ... $38.99
A well conceived extended work of modernist jazz – with tonal and mood shifts that remind us a lot of late 50s and 1960s work by composers like Gil Evans, Teo Macero, and possibly even Charles Mingus! Collier's leading a largeish group of fellow Brit free-thinkers – and players include ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Graham CollierSymphony Of Scorpions ... LP
Mosaic (UK), 1977. Very Good- ... $16.99
A fairly out, fairly moody performance – recorded by Collier at Ronnie Scotts in 1976, reflecting the explorations in jazz that he begun during the early 70s. The core mood is set by intertwining saxophones, laid over patterns of color painted by the group. Players include Harry Beckett, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has some clusters of marks on Side 1 that play with noise.)

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Joyce CollinsGirl Here Plays Mean Piano ... LP
Jazzland, 1960. Very Good ... $9.99
The girl here DOES play mean piano – using her instrument in a way that's surprisingly soulful and filled with lyrical touches! We really don't know Collins much at all – but we've always dug this standout album on Jazzland, part of the label's wave of new discoveries right at the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Small orange label pressing with deep groove. Cover has split seams and splitting in the spine.)

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CollocutorInstead (180 gram pressing – with download) ... LP
On The Corner (UK), 2014. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99 31.98
A gem of a record that came out at a time when the UK scene was just beginning to explode with a whole new wave of jazz energy – and a set that's ripe for rediscovery even a few years later! Collocutor are a smallish group – just a septet – but they play with a righteous majesty ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Jerry Colonna & His Dixieland BandHe Sings & Swings ... LP
Mercury, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $2.99
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(Stereo Mercury/Wing pressing with deep groove.)

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✨✧ ColorlistFastest Way To Become The Ocean (10 inch LP) ... LP
Serein (UK), 2011. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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Alice ColtraneEternity ... LP
Warner/Antarctica Starts Here, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.98
Seminal 70s work from one of the most righteous jazz musicians ever! On this set, Alice Coltrane moves past the rawer spiritual sound of her Impulse albums – working with a more focused vision and an approach to jazz that takes her way past the identity of just being "Mrs Coltrane" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Eternity ... LP 29.99

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Alice ColtraneEternity ... LP
Warner, 1976. Very Good+ ... $29.99
Seminal 70s work from one of the most righteous jazz musicians ever! On this set, Alice Coltrane moves past the rawer spiritual sound of her Impulse albums – working with a more focused vision and an approach to jazz that takes her way past the identity of just being "Mrs Coltrane" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a cutout notch.)
Also available Eternity ... LP 22.99

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Alice ColtraneMonastic Trio ... LP
Impulse/Superior Viaduct, 1968. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $20.99
Early work by Alice Coltrane – somewhat under the shadow of her late husband, as you'd guess from the use of his name on the front cover – but really stepping out here with a voice of her own! The Monastic Trio of the set features Alice on harp and piano – alongside bass from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Alice ColtraneRadha Krsna Nama Sankirtana ... LP
Warner/Antarctica Starts Here, 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.98
One of the classics from that 70s stretch when Alice Coltrane was really opening up her sound – not just walking away from more familiar jazz modes, but also embracing a very strong influence from Indian music and eastern thought as well! These elements had always been part of Coltrane's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Alice ColtraneTranscendence ... LP
Warner/Antarctica Starts Here, 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.98
A beautiful record from Alice Coltrane – a swirling mix of spiritual jazz and themes from Indian music! Alice plays organ, Fender Rhodes, and harp – building the sound as the album progresses, from simple airy strings to an earthier groove that features vocal refrains in unison with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Alice ColtraneTransfiguration ... LP
Warner/Antarctica Starts Here, 1978. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $26.99 29.98
Excellent work by Alice Coltrane – a real back to basics session, recorded in trio format, at a time when most of her other albums featured larger, more complicated arrangements. The album was recorded live at UCLA in 1978 – with Alice on piano and organ, Reggie Workman on bass, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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John Coltrane1960 Duesseldorf ... LP
Jazz Line (Germany), 1960. New Copy ... $20.99
A really unusual performance from the mighty John Coltrane – recorded in Germany in 1960, with an amazing group that features Wynton Kelly on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Jimmy Cobb on drums – stepping out from Miles Davis to give Trane a very special groove! These guys give the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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John ColtraneArt Of John Coltrane – The Atlantic Years ... LP
Atlantic, 1950s/1960s. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
We constantly find ourselves going back and forth: do we dig the Atlantic Trane, the Impulse Trane, or the Prestige Trane sides more? They each represent significant periods in both his and jazz in general's development, and all are so burning in their own way. This nice compilation brings ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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John ColtraneAscension (Edition II) ... LP
Impulse, 1965. Very Good Gatefold ... $79.99
One of the freest, most exploratory albums ever recorded by John Coltrane – and a unique session done with an expanded group of some of the most important avant jazz players of his generation! The format here is similar to Ornette Coleman's Free Jazz album – in that the music is freely ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black label stereo pressing with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has light wear and discoloration with a cut corner.)

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John ColtraneBest Of John Coltrane – His Greatest Years ... LP
Impulse, 1960s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
Truly the best of the best of Coltrane's years at Impulse – as the collection has a strong focus on the longer, more spiritual numbers that he was free to develop while working for the forward-thinking company. The set's stuffed with great numbers – and includes classics like "Afri ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneBest Of John Coltrane (Atlantic) ... LP
Atlantic, 1959/1960. Very Good+ ... $8.99
What can we say? Trane's work for Atlantic is still some of his best – and the versions of tunes on this album remain as some of the best-remembered tracks in his rich rich bag of songs. Titles include "Giant Steps", "Naima", "Cousin Mary", "Equinox", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red and green label Rockefeller pressing. Cover has a small split on the bottom seam.)

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John ColtraneBest Of John Coltrane (Pablo) ... LP
Pablo, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
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(80s pressing.)

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John ColtraneBoth Directions At Once – The Lost Album ... LP
Impulse, 1963. New Copy ... $24.99 25.98
A rare gem that's worth all the attention it's bound to get over the years – never-issued material from the legendary John Coltrane Quartet – an instrumental session recorded at Rudy Van Gelder's studio on the day before his famous record with singer Johnny Hartman – completely ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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John ColtraneBoth Directions At Once – The Lost Album (2LP deluxe edition) ... LP
Impulse, 1963. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $31.99 35.98
A rare gem that's worth all the attention it's bound to get over the years – never-issued material from the legendary John Coltrane Quartet – an instrumental session recorded at Rudy Van Gelder's studio on the day before his famous record with singer Johnny Hartman – completely ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Both Directions At Once – The Lost Album (2CD deluxe edition) ... CD 16.99

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John ColtraneChasing Trane – The John Coltrane Documentary ... LP
Impulse, Late 50s/1960s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $16.99 34.99
A great collection of work by John Coltrane – pulled together in support of the Chasing Trane documentary! The music here spans the gamut of Coltrane's years as a leader – as the set includes material from his years recording for Prestige, Atlantic, and Impulse Records – showing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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John ColtraneColtrane Plays The Blues (180 gram pressing – mono) ... LP
Atlantic, 1960. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 21.99
Coltrane plays the blues, but in a way like nobody else – stepping off of the deeply soulful sound of his late Prestige years, and moving into even more open and exploratory space for Atlantic! The setting is bare bones and simple – and many of these numbers begin with the sort of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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John ColtraneCosmic Music ... LP
Impulse, 1968. Good Gatefold ... $19.99
A set that really earns its title – as it's easily some of the most cosmic music John Coltrane ever recorded – and also kind of a way of saying goodbye to the planet, to leave his music in the hands of a next generation of creators! The album features material recorded by a Coltrane ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing with Bell Sound stamp and LW etch. NOTE – Vinyl has a crack at the edge, play is not affected but priced accordingly.)

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John ColtraneCrescent (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Impulse, 1964. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 22.98
Sharp-edged John Coltrane at his best – a record that we'd rank right up there with Love Supreme, and which is a key transition point in Coltrane's musical ideas! There's a very strong edge to Coltrane's tone here – and even on the mellower ballads, he plays with a sound not always ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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John ColtraneExpression ... LP
Impulse, 1967. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $19.99
The first Impulse album issued after the early death of John Coltrane – and one of his last sessions for the label as well! The record's got a somber, introspective quality that almost hints at the darkness to come – a new way of reaching the spiritual planes that Coltrane was striving ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 70s black label pressing.)

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John ColtraneGentle Side Of John Coltrane ... LP
Impulse, Early 60s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A mellow set of ballads, taken mostly from Trane's first few years at Impulse – in various formations that have him working with his classic quartet, plus guests like Johnny Hartman, Eric Dolphy, or Duke Ellington. Titles include "Soul Eyes", "What's New", "Dear ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label stereo promo. Cover has a cut corner, stuck gatefold, and some peeling in ring-form on front & back.)

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John ColtraneHis Greatest Years Vol 3 ... LP
Impulse, 1960s. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $16.99
A 2 LP retrospective of some of the more spiritual exploratory sides 'Trane was cutting in the mid to late '60's for Impulse. A number of cuts feature the classic quartet with Jimmy Garrison, McCoy Tyner & Elvin Jones, but a few feature some of the later lineups with Pharoah Sanders, Reggie ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label ABC/Impulse pressing. Cover has a split top seam and some wear.)

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John ColtraneImpressions (Jazz Masterworks) ... LP
Jazz Masterworks (Italy), 1961. Sealed ... $14.99
Rare live material – recorded in New York in 1961, with McCoy Tyner on piano, Jimmy Garrison on bass, and Elvin Jones on drums – plus Reggie Workman in for Garrison on one track. Titles include "Chasin The Trane", "Impressions", "Softly As In A Morning ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ John ColtraneJohn Coltrane – I Grandi Del Jazz ... LP
Fabbri Editori (Italy), Early 60s. Very Good Gatefold ... $9.99
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(In the booklet cover, with some surface wear.)

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John ColtraneJohn Coltrane (Traneing In/Soultrane) ... LP
Prestige, Late 50s. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
2 classic John Coltrane albums in a single set! The package first offers up Traneing In – a beautiful album that more than lives up to its evocative title – an early session from John Coltrane, filled with long tracks that slide along brilliantly! As with many other classic Prestige ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing. Vinyl plays with a click on the first track, but the rest of the record is in great shape.)

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John ColtraneJohn Coltrane Quartet (Unique Jazz) ... LP
Unique Jazz (Italy), 1962. Very Good+ ... $19.99
The first issue of a 1962 performance in Graz, Austria – with Coltrane on soprano and tenor, McCoy Tyner on piano, Jimmy Garrison on bass, and Elvin Jones on drums. Includes a 28 minute take on "Impressions" – plus long takes on "Inch Worm" and "Everytime We ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a light stain near the bottom, and back has a few light notes in pencil – details on the recording.)
 
 



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