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✨✧ Dexter Gordon & Herbie HancockRound Midnight – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack ... LP
Columbia, 1986. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Lots of small combo work with Herbie on piano, Dex on tenor, Pierre Michelot or Ron Carter on bass, and Tony Williams or Billy Higgins on drums. Titles include "Still Time", "Minuit Aux Champs Elysees", "Chan's Song", "Fair Weather", "The Peacocks" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Friedrich GuldaFrom Vienna With Jazz ... LP
Columbia, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $33.99
A wonderful session, with a strong MPS/Saba vibe! Players include Benny Bailey on trumpet, Erich Kleinschuster on trombone, Sahib Shihab on baritone and alto, and Jimmy Woode on bass! Titles include the 3-part "Music For Piano & Band", plus "The Veiled Old Land". LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing with black text.)

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Bobby HackettJazz Session (10 inch LP) ... LP
Columbia, Early 50s. Very Good ... $14.99
With Charles Queener on piano, Cliff Leeman on drums, Bob Casey on bass and Danny Perri & Carl Kress on guitars. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Lionel HamptonGolden Vibes ... LP
Columbia, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
With Robert Plater, Edward Pazant, Leon Zachery, Lonnie Shaw, and Andrew McGhee on reeds, Bill Hogan on drums, Oscar Dennard on piano, Bill Mackel on guitar, and George Joyner and John Mixon on bass. LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove.)

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Herbie HancockDedication ... LP
Columbia/Get On Down, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 25.99
Sublime sounds from the great Herbie Hancock – presented here in one of his amazing Japanese-only albums from the 70s! The record is a showcase for Hancock in two different modes – as Herbie plays solo acoustic piano on side one, and delivers these really haunting renditions of "Ma ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Herbie HancockFuture Shock ... CD
Columbia, 1983. Used ... Just Sold Out!
The future is now! Or at least it seemed to be back in 1983 when Herbie teamed up with Bill Laswell to record this classic album of computer-driven keyboard grooves! Whatever you might think of the music, the record was a genius move for Herbie – who was kind of flopping around in a number ... read more CD

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✨✧ Herbie HancockFuture Shock ... LP
Columbia, 1983. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The future is now! Or at least it seemed to be back in 1983 when Herbie teamed up with Bill Laswell to record this classic album of computer-driven keyboard grooves! Whatever you might think of the music, the record was a genius move for Herbie – who was kind of flopping around in a number ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring and edge wear with a torn corner.)

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Herbie HancockJazz Collection ... CD
Columbia, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $3.99
Tracks include "Liza", "Maiden Voyage", "Well You Needn't", "Eye Of The Hurricane", and "Nefertiti". CD
(Columbia Jazz Masters pressing. Still sealed, barcode has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Herbie HancockMagic Windows (with bonus track) ... CD
Columbia/PTG (Netherlands), 1981. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A great little soul album from Herbie Hancock – but one that's often lost in the valleys between his bigger hits of the time! The record was cut in the space right before Herbie's big "Rockit" success – and it's a sweet bit of funky fusion that has a good dose of R&B in ... read more CD

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✨✧ Herbie HancockPerfect Machine (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1988. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Herbie's still in electro-grooving mode here – not groundbreaking as earlier records, but still handled by Bill Laswell, and with a tackhead groove pretty firmly in place. The tracks are a bit more complicated than before, with vocals by Sugarfoot, and bass by Bootsy Collins. Titles include ... read more CD

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✨✧ Herbie HancockSecrets ... LP
Columbia, 1976. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Soulful 70s work from Herbie Hancock – a record that tightens things up from the Headhunters and Sextant sessions, but which still retains a lot of their depth and charm! Players here including some previous partners – like Bennie Maupin on reeds and Paul Jackson on bass – plus ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Herbie HancockSextant ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, 1973. New Copy ... $4.99 6.99
An incredible record – and virtually the blueprint for countless other keyboard records to come! At the height of his 70s powers, Herbie really takes off into space with this set – moving away from more commercial music, and hitting a groove that's totally righteous, totally electric, ... read more CD

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✨✧ Herbie HancockSextant (SACD multi-channel) ... CD
Columbia/Vocalion (UK), 1973. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
An incredible record – and virtually the blueprint for countless other keyboard records to come! At the height of his 70s powers, Herbie really takes off into space with this set – moving away from more commercial music, and hitting a groove that's totally righteous, totally electric, ... read more CD
(Hybrid Super Audio CD pressing – also works on standard CD players!)
Also available Sextant ... CD 4.99

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✨✧ Herbie HancockSound System ... CD
Columbia, 1984. Used ... $2.99
The follow up to Herbie's groundbreaking hit album Future Shock. There's some rehashing of themes here, with the remake of "Rockit" called "Hardrock" here – basically the same number with some heavy guitar added and a few different solos – plus similar numbers that ... read more CD
(Out of print)

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✨✧ Herbie HancockSunlight ... LP
Columbia, 1978. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
An overlooked little gem in Herbie Hancock's 70s catalog – and a sweet set of funky tunes that adds an R&B edge to the Headhunters sound! Herbie's playing a heck of a lot of keys on the set – from Arp to moog to Rhodes, and everything in between – but the album never gets too ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Herbie HancockThrust ... CD
Columbia, 1974. New Copy ... $5.99 6.99
Killer electric work from Herbie Hancock – right on par with his groundbreaking Headhunters set, but a bit spacier too! The album features a Headhunters-solid lineup – with Bennie Maupin on saxes, Paul Jackson on bass, Mike Clark on drums, and Bill Summers on percussion – all ... read more CD
Also available Thrust ... CD 2.99

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Herbie HancockThrust ... CD
Columbia, 1974. Used ... $2.99
Killer electric work from Herbie Hancock – right on par with his groundbreaking Headhunters set, but a bit spacier too! The album features a Headhunters-solid lineup – with Bennie Maupin on saxes, Paul Jackson on bass, Mike Clark on drums, and Bill Summers on percussion – all ... read more CD
Also available Thrust ... CD 5.99

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Herbie HancockVibe Alive (extended dance mix, edited version, bonus beats) ... 12-inch
Columbia, 1988. Very Good (pic cover)... $0.99
(Soul, Jazz) 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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Herbie HancockYou Bet Your Love/Ready Or Not ... 12-inch
Columbia, 1979. Very Good+ ... $3.99
Herbie at his most R&B oriented for the 70s – but also pretty darn great as well! "You Bet Your Love" is a really groovy little number – one that begins here with a long-rolling intro that's got a great rollerskating feel – and which opens into a beautifully spacey ... (Soul, Jazz) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Nobuo Hara & Sharps & FlatsDynamic Brass ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1969. Used ... $24.99
The brass is definitely dynamic here – arcing, curving, and grooving in the best Sharps & Flats mode! The group's at their late 60s best on this well-titled set – really moving past conventional big band styles, and hitting a very groovy sound throughout – one that rivals the ... read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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Nobuo Hara with Sharps & FlatsSoul Modern Jazz 3 – Members ... CD
Columbia/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1960. New Copy ... $14.99
Hard driving jazz from the Japanese scene of the 50s! The album's one of the best recorded by Nobu Hara and the legendary Sharpes & Flats group – a really swinging set of big band jazz that drives with the power of some of the 60s recordings by the Clarke-Boland Big Band, and which ... read more CD
(Part of the "Nippon Jazz Spirits 48" series!)

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Woody HermanBeat Of The Big Bands ... LP
Columbia, 1973. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Includes the tracks "Woodchopper's Ball", "Four Brothers", "Blue Flame", "Apple Honey", "Good Earth" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and a sticker on the center of the spine.)

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Woody HermanBlowin' Up A Storm! – The Columbia Years 1945 to 1947 ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, Late 40s. Used 2 CDs ... $7.99
Collects work by Woody Herman and his first two herds, including players such as Neal Hefti, Pete Candoli, Dave Tough, Stan Getz, Shorty Rogers, and Zoot Sims! 40 cuts on 2 CD's. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Woody HermanSequence In Jazz (10 inch LP) ... LP
Columbia, Late 40s. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
Features important compositions by Ralph Burns – played by a group that includes Flip Phillips on tenor, Bill Harris on trombone, Shorty Rogers on trumpet, and Burns on piano! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has partially split seams and some aging.)

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✨✧ Woody HermanSequence In Jazz (10 inch LP) ... LP
Columbia, Late 40s. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
Features important compositions by Ralph Burns – played by a group that includes Flip Phillips on tenor, Bill Harris on trombone, Shorty Rogers on trumpet, and Burns on piano! LP, Vinyl record album
(Original grey cover, with pasted-on image.)

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✨✧ Woody HermanWoody Herman & His Woodchoppers (10 inch LP) ... LP
Columbia, 1950. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
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Hi-Lo'sSuddenly It's The Hi Lo's ... LP
Columbia, Late 50s. Very Good ... $0.99
Dreamy harmony jazz from the great Hi-Los – one of the hippest groups of the 50s, with a sweet quartet approach similar to The Four Freshmen, and which had a huge effect on pop in the 60s! The tunes on the set feature the group working with Frank Comstock – in an amazing style that ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove.)

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Billie HolidayLady In Satin (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1958. Used ... $1.99
One of Billie's last recordings, and an incredibly striking batch of songs arranged by Ray Ellis with a sad, fragile edge that's perfect for the style of her later work. Billie's voice is faltering, but in a way that only makes the songs sound more personal and more compelling – and although ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(Tray card is missing one spine.)

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✨✧ Billie HolidayQuintessential Billie Holiday Vol 9 – 1940 to 1942 ... CD
Columbia, Early 40s. Used ... Out Of Stock
(Vocalists, Jazz) CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Paul HornSound Of Paul Horn ... LP
Columbia, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Amazing early work from Paul Horn – recorded way before he got all noodly, and started walking around in pyramids and stuff! The album captures Horn at the height of his early brilliance – interested in world rhythms, especially Indian, and showing a real penchant for a modal groove. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing. Cover has a half split top seam, some wear and aging, and a Demonstration stamp and two small sticker spots on back.)

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✨✧ Paul HornVisions ... CD
Columbia/Wounded Bird, 1974. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Nice fusiony jazz done with soul and airy atmophere by Paul Horn – including some choice covers, and sounds that range from fusiony jazz with a little bit of funk and more lilting numbers lifted by flute and wordless vocals! Horn has a tendency to go head first into a more new agey vibe, but ... read more CD

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✨✧ Hot SessionHot Session (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1989. Used ... Out Of Stock
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(Out of print, Blu-spec CD pressing – includes obi.)

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Freddie HubbardBundle Of Joy ... CD
Columbia/Wounded Bird, 1977. New Copy ... $6.99 12.98
A bundle of soul from Freddie Hubbard – one that has him blowing beautifully over full arrangements from Bert DeCoteux – the 70s super-soul maestro who really brings a new sound to Hubbard's music! The style's a bit smoother than other Freddie albums of the time, but still really great ... read more CD

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Freddie HubbardLiquid Love ... CD
Columbia/Wounded Bird, 1975. Used ... $9.99
Electric funk from Freddie Hubbard – a great 70s session that has him bringing in a bit more soul to the mix than usual! Things are a bit tighter here than on the CTI sides, but still pretty open and fluid – almost in a Donald Byrd mode with Larry Mizell, given the fuller backings on ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Freddie HubbardSkagly ... CD
Columbia/Wounded Bird, 1980. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The title reads like a typo, but the album's a great set of smooth fusion from Freddie Hubbard – self-produced, and almost a summation of all the styles he'd mastered in the 70s! The session's never too over the top or too ambitious – just features Freddie working with a hip group in a ... read more CD

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✨✧ Jiro Inagaki & His Soul MediaHead Rock (Japanese Record Day release) ... LP
Columbia (Japan), 1970. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $52.99
A definite head rocker here – a brilliant bit of funky jazz from Japan, and a record that beautifully balances acoustic and electric elements! Jiro Inagaki plays some heavy tenor and soprano sax on the record – working with a combo that includes electric guitar, electric bass, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Takeshi InomataDrum Method ... LP
Columbia (Japan), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... About December 16, 2020
The drum method here is often hard and heavy – a very funky style that makes the album one of the grooviest ever recorded by Japanese drummer Takeshi Inomata! The group here is his Sound Ltd ensemble – a bigger lineup directed by Norio Maeda with plenty of funky styles – almost a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Takeshi Inomata & Sound LimitedSounds Of Sound Limited (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Columbia/P-Vine (Japan), 1970. Used ... $29.99
A killer funky group from early 70s Japan – a slightly large ensemble, but one with some really heavy drums at the bottom – plus some great use of organ and electric guitar! There's a tight brace of horns at the top – flute, tenor, trumpets, and trombone – but the rhythms ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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✨✧ Keith JarrettExpectations ... CD
Columbia/Sony, 1972. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A totally wonderful album from the young Keith Jarrett – and a set that's different than most of the pianist's other well-known modes – not his solo improvisations, not his successful trio material, and not even his more outside quartet modes of the 70s – but instead this ... read more CD
(Out of print Columbia Jazz Contemporary Masters pressing. Still sealed with a punch through the barcode.)

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✨✧ Keith JarrettExpectations ... LP
Columbia, 1972. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A totally wonderful album from the young Keith Jarrett – and a set that's different than most of the pianist's other well-known modes – not his solo improvisations, not his successful trio material, and not even his more outside quartet modes of the 70s – but instead this ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and splitting.)

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✨✧ JJ Johnson & Kai WindingJay & Kai (Columbia) (10 inch LP) ... LP
Columbia, Early 50s. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
Early Columbia work from the team of JJ Johnson and Kai Winding – recorded in their classic twin-trombone groove! Winding arranged the tracks on the set – and the group features Dick Katz on piano, Milton Hinton on bass, and "Shadow" Wilson on drums – plus some bonus ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye pressing. Cover has moderate wear.)

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✨✧ Dick JurgensDancing In Person With Dick Jurgens At The Aragon Ballroom ... LP
Columbia, Early 50s. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
Big band dance party – titles include "Sweet Georgia Brown", "Ballin The Jack", "Birth Of The Blues", "September Song", "Cumana", and more! LP, Vinyl record album
(Deep groove red label pressing.)

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Kimiko Kasai with Cedar Walton TrioKimiko Is Here ... LP
Columbia (Japan), 1974. Very Good+ ... $33.99
A great set from Japanese vocalist Kimiko Kasai – recorded live with spare backing by the Cedar Walton trio, in a mode that's quite different than her better-known 70s electric set with Herbie Hancock! If anything, Kimiko's sound here is more dynamic than the Herbie session – as the ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small split on the bottom seam, and some light wear, but vinyl is great.)

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Steve KhanBlue Man ... CD
Columbia/Sony (Japan), 1978. Used ... $9.99
A blue man, without his group – and a sweet 70s fusion set from guitarist Steve Khan! The set's got that best Columbia Records groove from the time – a sound that could easily cross over to fusion fans on both sides of the tracks – those who dig soulful undercurrents, thanks to ... read more CD

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✨✧ Rex KonaWild Orchids – Exotic Sounds Of Rex Kona & His Mandarins ... LP
Columbia, Mid 60s. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Wonderful stuff – way more than just an easy instrumental album, and a great batch of exotic tunes with lots of jazzy touches! There's enough of the Martin Denny and Arthur Lyman influence here – but Rex and group take the sound a lot further, by playing like a true small combo, and ... (Now Sound, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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

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

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Prince Lasha EnsembleInsight ... CD
Columbia/Dusty Groove, 1966. New Copy ... $6.99 12.98
Tremendous work from the legendary Prince Lasha – a rare UK-only date from 1966 – and one that has the reedman working away from more familiar contemporaries like Sonny Simmons and Eric Dolphy! The approach on this session is very unique – as Lasha includes harp with the ... read more CD
(On the Dusty Groove label.)

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✨✧ Prince Lasha EnsembleInsight ... CD
Columbia/Dusty Groove, 1966. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Tremendous work from the legendary Prince Lasha – a rare UK-only date from 1966 – and one that has the reedman working away from more familiar contemporaries like Sonny Simmons and Eric Dolphy! The approach on this session is very unique – as Lasha includes harp with the ... read more CD
(On the Dusty Groove label.)
Also available Insight ... CD 6.99

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Hubert LawsMake It Last ... CD
Columbia/Wounded Bird, 1983. New Copy ... $6.99
Hubert Laws hits an 80s groove here – but the shift doesn't seem to dampen his soul at all! At some points, the rhythms are a bit more pronounced than before – bouncy and funky at points, with a slight nod to the clubs – yet other points still have that soft, airy finish that ... read more CD

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Hubert Laws & Earl KlughHow To Beat The High Cost Of Living – Original Soundtrack ... CD
Columbia/Wounded Bird, 1980. New Copy ... $6.99 11.98
A totally wonderful little record – not just a funky 70s soundtrack, but an excellent jazz outing as well – thanks to the talents of Hubert Laws on flute and Earl Klugh on guitar! Patrick Williams wrote and arranged the whole set – and he merges his jazzier roots with some of his ... read more CD

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✨✧ Ronnie LawsMirror Town ... LP
Columbia, 1986. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Features Larry Dunn on synthesizers and Paulinho Da Costa on percussion. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp on the back.)

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✨✧ Ramsey LewisDon't It Feel Good ... CD
Columbia/Wounded Bird, 1975. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Massive keyboard work from the great Ramsey Lewis – easily one of his best records ever, thanks to some spaciously funky production by Charles Stepney! Stepney plays keyboards here along with Ramsey, and the twin-keys approach makes for a sound that's extra-special – one that sums up ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ramsey LewisFunky Serenity/Golden Hits/Solar Wind/Sun Goddess ... CD
Columbia/BGO (UK), Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $14.99
A quadruple-header from Ramsey Lewis – four albums from his great 70s electric period on Columbia Records! First up is Funky Serenity – sweet electric funk from Ramsey Lewis! The album's one of his best from the 70s – and it's got Ramsey on Fender Rhodes, electric harpsichord, ... read more CD

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✨✧ Ramsey LewisKufanya Mapenzi (Making Love)/What It Is! ... 7-inch
Columbia, 1972. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A killer electric number from Ramsey – heavy drums scattering around the bottom, electric piano over the top, and a wild groove that has a catchy catchy melody hidden in there somewhere! (Funky 45's, Jazz) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Columbia sleeve, with some pen.)

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✨✧ Ramsey LewisRoutes ... LP
Columbia, 1980. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
Ramsey Lewis in two modes – both of them great! The set's got Ramsey working with two different producers, each on a different side of the record – and both of them bring a nice inflection to the soulful groove that Lewis had already developed at Columbia Records! Side one's done with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a sticker on the spine. Vinyl plays with a few light clicks on the side two.)

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✨✧ Ramsey Lewis & Nancy WilsonTwo Of Us ... LP
Columbia, 1984. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Ramsey Lewis and Nancy Wilson – two key soulful talents from the 60s, working together beautifully here in a mid 80s set! The album's almost more Randy's than it is Nancy's given that Lewis takes a few tunes instrumentally, working in a blend of acoustic and electric instrumentation that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has an index label with clear tape on the spine and clear tape holding the bottom seam.)

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✨✧ Charles LloydDiscovery! ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1964. Used ... Out Of Stock
A wonderful bit of soul jazz – much less trippy than some of Charles Lloyd's later work, and handled with a soulful flair that's a mix of Coltrane spiritualism, with an even larger dose of the sort of post-Trane experiments in jazz that would crop up during the early 70s on smaller ... read more CD
(Out of print, 2014 pressing – includes obi.)

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Charles LloydNirvana ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1968. Used ... $13.99
Lovely work from Charles Lloyd – recorded at the point when he was just pushing off from Chico Hamilton's group, and before he got too noodly for his own good! Side one of the record features Lloyd with his own group – jazzing it up in a mix of flute, guitar, and percussion on a number ... read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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Wilbert LongmireWith All My Love ... LP
Tappan Zee/Columbia, 1980. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $2.99
Sweet later work from guitarist Wilbert Longmire – a warm mixture of soul and funky jazz – and easily one of the better records to come from the Tappan Zee label at the time! Production is by Bob James and Jay Chattaway – with an R&B-inflected vibe that's a bit like some of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Norio MaedaNorio Maeda – Maestro Works ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1970s/1980s/1990s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99
Unusual later work from Norio Maeda – the Japanese jazz arranger who did some very groovy work in the 60s, then went on to handle a whole different array of sounds in the Japanese scene – a good deal of which are collected in this set! The double-length package features Maeda music ... read more CD

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✨✧ Mahavishnu OrchestraBirds Of Fire ... CD
Columbia, 1972. Used ... Out Of Stock
A great second album from Mahavishnu Orchestra – one that has them still very might in the same tight formation as the first! As before, there's a heck of a lot of power here – monstrous work on drums from Billy Cobham, sharp-edged guitar from John McLaughlin, and a range of great ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Birds Of Fire ... LP 8.99

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Mahavishnu OrchestraBirds Of Fire ... LP
Columbia, 1972. Near Mint- ... $8.99
A great second album from Mahavishnu Orchestra – one that has them still very might in the same tight formation as the first! As before, there's a heck of a lot of power here – monstrous work on drums from Billy Cobham, sharp-edged guitar from John McLaughlin, and a range of great ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In the textured cover, with some surface wear.)

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✨✧ Mahavishnu OrchestraInner Mounting Flame ... CD
Columbia, 1971. Used ... $2.99
A massive set of fusion from Mahavishnu Orchestra – a group that features some incredible guitar work from John McLaughlin, who sounds even more focused and driven here than on his own records! As with Return To Forever or Weather Report, the combo's a supergroup of sorts – with Billy ... read more CD

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✨✧ Mahavishnu OrchestraInner Mounting Flame ... LP
Columbia, 1971. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
A massive set of fusion from Mahavishnu Orchestra – a group that features some incredible guitar work from John McLaughlin, who sounds even more focused and driven here than on his own records! As with Return To Forever or Weather Report, the combo's a supergroup of sorts – with Billy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring and edge wear.)
Also available Inner Mounting Flame ... CD 2.99

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✨✧ Mahavishnu OrchestraVisions Of The Emerald Beyond ... LP
Columbia, 1974. Very Good Gatefold ... $4.99
Very spacey work from Mahavishnu Orchestra – a set that continues the change in sound explored by the second incarnation of the group – one that's much more spacious than the first! The group here is somewhat large, but often comes off with a good sense of leanness at times – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Branford MarsalisI Heard You Twice The First Time ... CD
Columbia, 1992. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Features guest work by BB King, John Lee Hooker, Joe Louis Walker, Wynton Marsalis, and Bernard Purdie. CD
(Out of print.)

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Wynton MarsalisBlue Interlude ... CD
Columbia/Wounded Bird, 1992. New Copy ... $6.99 11.99
One of the sexiest covers ever to grace a Wynton Marsalis album, but thankfully a record that's still got plenty of real jazz roots – and not the smoother sound you might expect from the image on the front! The group here is Wynton's expanded septet – a combo with Marcus Roberts on ... read more CD

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✨✧ Wynton MarsalisHot House Flowers ... LP
Columbia, 1984. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
With Branford Marsalis on tenor and soprano sax, Kenny Kirkland on piano, Kent Jordan on flute, and Ron Carter on bass. Titles include "Melancholia", "Lazy Afternoon", "Stardust", and "For All We Know. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Wynton MarsalisLevee Low Moan – Soul Gestures In Southern Blue Vol 3 ... CD
Columbia, 1991. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The last chapter in Wynton Marsalis' Soul Gestures trilogy of the early 90s – and like the others, it's a set with its own sort of sound and feeling – another illustration of the many talents of Marsalis at the time! Despite the "levee" reference in the title, the work's ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Wynton MarsalisUptown Ruler – Soul Gestures In Southern Blue Vol 2 ... CD
Columbia, 1991. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A somewhat somber set from Wynton Marsalis – the second chapter in his Soul Gestures trilogy, and a ruminative effort that's filled with dark tones and textures! The album builds slowly – trumpet from Wynton and tenor from Todd Williams providing some bluer colors on top of rhythm from ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Wynton Marsalis SeptetLive At The Village Vanguard (7CD set) ... CD
Columbia, 1988. Used 7CDs ... Out Of Stock
A great run of seven shows presented here in sequential order with set breaks and announcements. Players include Wycliffe Gordon on trombone, Wessell Anderson on alto and sopranino sax, Todd Williams and Victor Goines alternating on sax, Ben Wolfe and Reginald Veal taking turns on bass, Eric Reed ... read more CD
(Out of print and in great shape!)

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✨✧ John McLaughlinElectric Guitarist ... CD
Columbia, 1978. Used ... Out Of Stock
A key change for John McLaughlin – post-Mahavishnu, post-Shakti, and very much the electric guitarist promised in the title! The album's one of McLaughlin's more professional fusion outings of the 70s, but still has some of the earthiness of his roots – and despite a rather large ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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John McLaughlinElectric Guitarist ... LP
Columbia, 1978. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A key change for John McLaughlin – post-Mahavishnu, post-Shakti, and very much the electric guitarist promised in the title! The album's one of McLaughlin's more professional fusion outings of the 70s, but still has some of the earthiness of his roots – and despite a rather large ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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John McLaughlinThis Is Jazz ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, 1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $2.99
10 tracks from the Mahavishnu Orchestra, Shakti with John McLaughlin, Carlos Santana with Mahavishnu & John McLaughlin, Al Di Meola with John McLaughlin & Paco De Lucia, John McLaughlin with The One Truth Band & John McLaughlin & Katia Labeque. CD
(Out of print.)

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John McLaughlinTime Remembered – John McLaughlin Plays Bill Evans ... CD
Columbia, 1993. Used ... $4.99
With the Aighetta Quartet on guitars & Yan Maresz on acoustic bass guitar. CD

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✨✧ John McLaughlin, Al Di Meola & Paco De LuciaFriday Night In San Francisco – Live ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, 1981. Used ... Out Of Stock
A stunning live set from this trio of groundbreaking guitar players! CD

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Roy MeriwetherSoul Invader ... LP
Columbia, Late 60s. Very Good ... $9.99
Roy Meriwether's soul jazz trio runs through a set of funky piano tracks that include "Soul Invader", "Lonely Man", "Little Lousy Jane", "Sweet Sixteen Bars", and "Comin' Home Baby". The cover's got the group in a cartoon, flying through the air ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing. Cover has a sticker on the spine, surface wear, and initials in marker on the back.)

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✨✧ Charles MingusBetter Git It In Your Soul ... LP
Columbia, 1959/1960. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Nice 2-fer that brings together tracks from the classic albums Mingus Ah Um and Mingus Dynasty – 2 of Mingus' best albums! Both records come from the most fruitful time in Mingus' career, when he never seemed to do wrong, and when he was surrounded with some of the best young players of his ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring and edge wear.)

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✨✧ Charles MingusComplete 1959 Columbia Recordings (Mingus Ah Um/Mingus Dynasty/Alternate Takes) ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, 1959. Used 3 CDs ... Out Of Stock
Two seminal albums from Charles Mingus, plus a full album of alternate takes that are available here on CD for the first time ever! CD
(Out of print, includes slipcase. Barcode has a cutout mark.)

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✨✧ Charles MingusLet My Children Hear Music (plus bonus track) ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, 1973. Used ... $5.99
One of the last great records by Charles Mingus – a set of extremely compelling original compositions, played by a fresh group of younger players, plus a few older masters! The record's got a fire and sense of emotion that's missing from a number of other 70s Mingus sessions – and it's ... read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ Charles MingusMingus Ah Um ... LP
Columbia, 1959. Very Good- ... Out Of Stock
One of Charles Mingus' true classics – and an essential album in any jazz collection! This 1959 gem was recorded by Mingus at a key point in his career – when he was rising from the jazz underground into the ranks of America's elite jazzmen, penning some of the most challenging work of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove, matrix ending in 1B. Cover has heavy edge wear with small seam splits, splitting in the spine, some clear tape on the top seam, and a small sticker and some tears at the back paste-on.)

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Charles MingusMingus Ah Um (original master recording SACD) ... CD
Columbia/Mobile Fidelity, 1959. Used Gatefold ... $34.99
One of Charles Mingus' true classics – and an essential album in any jazz collection! This 1959 gem was recorded by Mingus at a key point in his career – when he was rising from the jazz underground into the ranks of America's elite jazzmen, penning some of the most challenging work of ... read more CD
(Limited, numbered edition. Hybrid SACD pressing.)

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✨✧ Charles MingusMingus Ah Um Redux (with bonus LP) (2020 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Columbia/Get On Down, 1959. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
One of Charles Mingus' true classics – and an essential album in any jazz collection! This 1959 gem was recorded by Mingus at a key point in his career – when he was rising from the jazz underground into the ranks of America's elite jazzmen, penning some of the most challenging work of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Deluxe 60th Anniversary Edition – iIncludes a bonus LP with tracks appearing on vinyl for the first time ever!)

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✨✧ Charles MingusMingus Dynasty (plus bonus track) ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, 1960. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A late 50s classic by the great Charles Mingus – his follow-up to the seminal Mingus Ah-Um, and a set that's got a very similar flavor! As with some of Mingus' best material for Columbia, the album has him working with a slightly larger ensemble, but still holding onto the intensity of his ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Charles MingusShoes Of The Fisherman's Wife ... CD
Columbia, 1959/1971/1988. Used ... $4.99
80's reissue that brings together tracks from two different Mingus Columbia sessions – one from 1959, and one from 1971. The '71 material is the extended "Shoes of The Fisherman's Wife Are Some Jive Ass Slippers", which is one of Mingus' best works from the decade. The other ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Charles MingusShoes Of The Fisherman's Wife ... LP
Columbia, 1959/1971. Near Mint- ... $14.99
80's reissue that brings together tracks from two different Mingus Columbia sessions – one from 1959, and one from 1971. The '71 material is the extended "Shoes of The Fisherman's Wife Are Some Jive Ass Slippers", which is one of Mingus' best works from the decade. The other ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 80s issue. Cover has some edge wear and a promo stamp.)

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Thelonious MonkAt Newport 1963 & 1965 ... CD
Columbia, Mid 60s. Used 2 CDs ... $11.99
Great live work from Thelonious Monk – and the 1965 concert appears here for the first time ever! CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Thelonious MonkComposer ... LP
Columbia, 1960s. Near Mint- ... $13.99
Key originals by Monk – all pulled from Columbia sessions of the 60s – including a previously unreleased track! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp and a small stain and wear at the top right corner.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkCriss-Cross ... LP
Columbia, 1963. Sealed ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A title and cover that beautifully illustrate the sharp-edged power of the Thelonious Monk quartet on Columbia – and a wonderful place to start if you're just digging Thelonious' music! The record is similar to the best of Monk's Columbia sides – in that it revisits older tunes and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Columbia Limited Edition pressing. Cover is bent a bit at the bottom left corner.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkCriss-Cross (French pressing) ... CD
Columbia (France), 1963. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A title and cover that beautifully illustrate the sharp-edged power of the Thelonious Monk quartet on Columbia – and a wonderful place to start if you're just digging Thelonious' music! The record is similar to the best of Monk's Columbia sides – in that it revisits older tunes and ... read more CD
(French pressing – in the Jazz Original series.)

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Thelonious MonkEssence Of Thelonious Monk ... CD
Columbia, 1960s. Used ... $2.99
A collection of Columbia-era work with the great Charlie Rouse. Tracks include "Round Midnight", "Bemsha Swing", "Criss Cross", "Well You Needn't", and "Bye-Ya". CD
(Barcode has a cutout mark.)

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Thelonious MonkLive At The It Club ... CD
Columbia (France), 1964. Used 2 CDs ... $8.99
A lost Thelonious Monk treasure from the 60s – a really open-ended live set recorded in LA in 1964, but not issued by Columbia until the early 80s – making the package a wonderful re-discover of Monk's genius during these years! The tunes are much more freewheeling than some of the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Thelonious MonkLive At The Jazz Workshop ... CD
Columbia (France), 1964. Used 2 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
Nice 2 CD set released in the 80s of some wonderful live sides recorded in San Francisco at the Jazz Workshop in 1964. Longtime Monk sideman Charlie Rouse is on tenor with Larry Gales and Ben Riley in the rhythm section, performing classic Monk material, 13 tracks in all: "Don't Blame ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkLive At The Jazz Workshop – Complete ... CD
Columbia, 1964. Used 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
A great collection of prime Columbia-era Monk – captured here in a live setting with Charlie Rouse, Larry Gales, and Ben Riley. This two disc set features loads of previously unreleased material and offers a great snapshot on this important group. Tracks include "Don't Blame Me", ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkMonk's Blues (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1968. Used ... $2.99
Thelonious Monk meets the mighty Oliver Nelson – the hip bigger band arranger who was helping so many other artists find their groove back in the 60s! The result is less Nelson-led than some of Oliver's other albums of the time – and instead, the arranger is nicely respectful of Monk's ... read more CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkMonk's Blues (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia (UK), 1968. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Thelonious Monk meets the mighty Oliver Nelson – the hip bigger band arranger who was helping so many other artists find their groove back in the 60s! The result is less Nelson-led than some of Oliver's other albums of the time – and instead, the arranger is nicely respectful of Monk's ... read more CD

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkMonk's Dream ... LP
Columbia, 1963. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
The first Thelonious Monk album for Columbia Records – and one of the best, as well – a beautiful illustration of the way that his shift in labels really set some new fire to his music in the early 60s! The group is Monk's sharp-edged quartet with the amazing Charlie Rouse on tenor, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo 360 Sound pressing with black text. Cover has light wear.)
Also available Monk's Dream (plus bonus tracks) ... CD 4.99

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkMonk's Dream (original master recording SACD) ... CD
Columbia/Mobile Fidelity, 1963. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The first Thelonious Monk album for Columbia Records – and one of the best, as well – a beautiful illustration of the way that his shift in labels really set some new fire to his music in the early 60s! The group is Monk's sharp-edged quartet with the amazing Charlie Rouse on tenor, ... read more CD
(Limited, numbered edition. Hybrid SACD.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkMonk's Dream (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1963. Used ... $4.99
The first Thelonious Monk album for Columbia Records – and one of the best, as well – a beautiful illustration of the way that his shift in labels really set some new fire to his music in the early 60s! The group is Monk's sharp-edged quartet with the amazing Charlie Rouse on tenor, ... read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)
 
 



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