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Gene KrupaDrummin' Man (2LP Box Set) ... LP
Columbia, Late 30s/1940s. Sealed 2LP Box Set ... $9.99
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(Mono pressing, still sealed! Shrinkwrap has a small hole in front and is cracked a bit at the edges.)

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✨✧ Lambert, Hendricks & RossLambert, Hendricks & Ross Sing Ellington ... LP
Columbia, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Although Lambert, Hendricks, & Ross started out their career singing vocalese versions of Basie tunes, they do a pretty darn great job here with Ellington – in fact, maybe even better, given the sophistication of the tracks. And while the album lacks some of the whimsy of the wonderful ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has light 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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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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✨✧ Ramsey LewisDon't It Feel Good ... LP
Columbia, 1975. Very Good+ ... 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 LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Ramsey LewisFunky Serenity ... LP
Columbia, 1973. Very Good- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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, and other keyboards, grooving away in an open-ended 70s mode that still retains all the heavy soul of his classic work for Chess. Morris Jennings ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split bottom seam, wear, and aging.)

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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 LewisLove Notes ... LP
Columbia, 1977. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great little album of mid 70s funk from Ramsey Lewis – very much in the mode of his Earth, Wind, & Fire related work – no surprise, since the album's dedicated to Charles Stepney, whose influence was such a key part of the sound of the group, and of some of Ramsey's other Kalimba-p ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some ring & edge wear.)

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✨✧ Ramsey Lewis TrioUpendo Ni Pamoja ... LP
Columbia, 1972. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sublime electric work from Ramsey Lewis! Ramsey's working here with his hip 70s group that included Morris Jennings and Cleveland Eaton, and he's playing some fantastic electric piano – a blend of funky grooves and soulful spiritualism, stripped down into a sound that's one of his leanest ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some stains at the opening.)

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Wilbert LongmireWith All My Love ... LP
Tappan Zee/Columbia, 1980. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $7.99
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
(UK pressing. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ M Base CollectiveAnatomy Of A Groove ... CD
DIW/Columbia, 1992. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An early 90's large group project featuring both Steve Coleman and Greg Osby on alto, David Gilmore on guitar, Reggie Washington on bass, Marvin Smitty Smith on drums, and Cassandra Wilson on vocals! CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ Teo Macero & Bob PrinceWhat's New – New Jazz From Teo Macero & Bob Prince ... LP
Columbia, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A rare album as a leader from Teo Macero – one of the driving forces behind some of the key Miles Davis albums on Columbia Records – and other great jazz on that label too! Although Teo Macero is probably best known as Columbia's jazz producer during their successful early 60s run with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has faded initials on front.)

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Norio MaedaNorio Maeda – Maestro Works ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1970s/1980s/1990s. New Copy 2CD ... $36.99
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 OrchestraBest Of The Mahavishnu Orchestra ... LP
Columbia, 1980. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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(UK CBS pressing. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Mahavishnu OrchestraBetween Nothingness & Eternity ... LP
Columbia, 1973. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
There's a pretty big space between Nothingness & Eternity – but Mahavishnu Orchestra manage to fill most of it up with their hard-jamming approach! The style here is a bit different than the group's initial albums – as the record's a live one, and features some very long tracks ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some surface wear.)

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Mahavishnu OrchestraBirds Of Fire ... LP
Columbia, 1972. Very Good+ ... $6.99
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 light wear and a wavy corner.)

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Mahavishnu OrchestraInner Mounting Flame ... LP
Columbia, 1971. Very Good ... $6.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has a mark that clicks a bit on "Meeting Of The Spirits". Cover has some ring & edge wear.)

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✨✧ Chuck MangioneLove Notes/Disguise/Save Tonight For Me ... CD
Columbia/BGO (UK), 1982/1984/1986. New Copy 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
Three Chuck Mangione albums from the 80s – all packed here together in a single set! Love Notes is full of cool compressed flugelhorn from Mangione – and a set that also features the leader on some Fender Rhodes as well! Chuck's working here in a small combo setting that keeps up the ... read more CD

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Manhattan Jazz All StarsSwinging Guys & Dolls ... LP
Columbia, Early 60s. Very Good ... $5.99
Kind of a hokey idea – but one that comes off really well, thanks to some great players on the set! The core group features work by Teddy Charles on vibes – leading shifting ensembles that include Phil Woods, Teo Macero, Jimmy Raney, Bob Brookmeyer, and Zoot Sims. And although the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye pressing with deep groove.)

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✨✧ Branford Marsalis QuartetMo' Better Blues ... CD
Columbia, 1990. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Includes the wonderful "Harlem Blues" with vocals by Cynda Williams – plus "Jazz Thing" by Gang Starr. 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 MarsalisCiti Movement ... CD
Columbia, 1993. Used 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A nice little take on the "city symphony" mode that was big in American music a few decades back – served up by the Wynton Marsalis Septet of the early 90s, with decidedly modern touches! The double-length album's a three-tiered affair – with part one standing out as Wynton's ... read more CD
(Out of print, barcode has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Wynton MarsalisHot House Flowers ... LP
Columbia, 1984. Very Good ... 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.)

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✨✧ Wynton MarsalisMajesty Of The Blues ... CD
Columbia/Wounded Bird, 1989. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A bit more of a high concept album than some of Wynton Marsalis' previous efforts – a set with a few more added horns on side one, and an extended suite on side two! The work definitely shows Wynton's increasing concern with jazz history – his desire to embrace, and sometimes represent ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Wynton MarsalisWynton Marsalis ... LP
Columbia, 1982. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
The classic debut of a young Wynton Marsalis – cut after a stretch when Wynton was working with Art Blakey, and had really sharpened his chops! The record's a wonderful return to straight jazz tradition for Columbia – but it also has some modern moments too – proof that the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Wynton Marsalis & Ellis MarsalisJoe Cool's Blues ... CD
Columbia, 1994. Used ... Out Of Stock
Wynton Marsalis septet features Eric Reed on piano, Benjamin Wolfe on bass, Wessell Anderson on alto & soprano saxophones, Victor Gaines on tenor saxophone & clarinet, Wycliffe Gordon on trombone & Herlin Riley on drums. Ellis Marsalis trio features Reginald Veal on bass & Martin ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ John McLaughlinElectric Guitarist ... CD
Columbia, 1978. Used ... $3.99
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 McLaughlinTime Remembered – John McLaughlin Plays Bill Evans ... CD
Columbia, 1993. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 (K2HD CD) ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1981. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A stunning live set from this trio of groundbreaking guitar players! CD
(Out of print, and in the original slipcover!)

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✨✧ Carmen McRae & Dave BrubeckTake Five – Recorded Live At Basin Street East ... LP
Columbia, 1961. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A rare jazz vocal album from Dave Brubeck – one that has the famous pianist working here with Carmen McRae – who served up a hose of vocal versions of some of Dave's best compositions! The format is a great one – a really fresh take on the Brubeck idiom, and a setting that makes ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing with black text.)

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Roy MeriwetherSoul Invader ... LP
Columbia, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $13.99
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
(2 eye mono. Cover has some wear.)

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Charles MingusCharles Mingus & Friends In Concert ... CD
Columbia, 1973. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
Mingus live is always a treat – especially in these later years, when the fire seemed to go out of most of his studio recordings. Live, though, he always managed to kick it hard - with the sort of emotion that graced his strong early albums. And despite the fact that this one's conducted by ... read more CD
(Still sealed!)

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✨✧ Charles MingusMingus Ah Um ... CD
Columbia, 1959. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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

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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 (reissue)... On August 29, 2020
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
(Includes a bonus LP with tracks appearing on vinyl for the first time ever!)

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✨✧ Charles MingusShoes Of The Fisherman's Wife ... CD
Columbia, 1959/1971/1988. Used ... $9.99
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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✨✧ Mingus DynastyNext Generation Performs Charles Mingus – Brand New Compositions ... CD
Columbia, 1991. Used ... Just Sold Out!
With Ray Drummond on bass, Marvin "Smitty" Smith & Victor Lewis on drums, Craig Handy on flute & tenor saxophone, Alex Foster on Piccolo Flute, Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone &Tenor Saxophone, George Adams on tenor saxophone & Jack Walrath on trumpet. CD
(Out of print.)

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Toshiyuki Miyama & His New HerdModern Juke Box ... LP
Columbia (Japan), 1965. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Very cool 60s work from Japan – inventive jazzy arrangements of tunes that include "Take Five", "Slaughter On 10th Ave", "Goldfinger", "Hard Days Night", "Love", "Girl From Ipanema", "Cool", and "Manha De Carnaval" ... LP, Vinyl record album
(1977 pressing, with insert.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkComplete Columbia Studio Albums (Monk's Dream/Criss Cross/It's Monk's Time/Monk/Straight No Chaser/Underground) (6CD set) ... CD
Columbia, Mid 60s. Used 6 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Amazing sounds from Thelonious Monk – some of his greatest albums ever, cut during the same legendary stretch of Columbia Records jazz that also included work by Miles Davis and Dave Brubeck! In the early 60s, Monk came to the label as a fully-formed pioneer on the forefront of jazz – ... read more CD

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkCriss-Cross ... CD
Columbia, 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
(Columbia Jazz Masterpiece pressing. Punch through barcode & initials in marker on CD.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkCriss-Cross ... LP
Columbia, 1963. Near Mint- ... 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
(Collectors Series pressing.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkMisterioso (Recorded On Tour) (Columbia) ... LP
Columbia, Early 60s. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Not to be confused with the other Monk album of the name Misterioso, this one is a live set (which is maybe why they put "recorded on tour" in the title!) – done in quartet format with Charlie Rouse, and either Larry Gales or Butch Warren on bass, and either Ben Riley or Frank ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo 360 Sound pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Thelonious MonkMonk's Dream (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1963. Used ... $5.99
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

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkSolo Monk ... LP
Columbia, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Monk plays unaccompanied on a mix of standards and originals, including "Monk's Point", "Dinah", "Ruby, My Dear", "Ask Me Now", and a classic version of "I Surrender, Dear" – done spare and moodily, with a really haunting tone! LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has surface wear.)

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✨✧ MoondogMoondog (Columbia) ... LP
Columbia, 1969. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
This was the first of Moondog's albums on Columbia – produced in a style that took him a lot more seriously than other albums on labels like Brunswick or Prestige, and handled in a way that slots it nicely between the label's experiments in modern music with artists like Terry Riley or Harry ... (Out Sound, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original grey label 360 Sound Masterworks pressing, matrix ending in 1A. Cover has one rounded corner, but looks great overall.)

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Shigeharu Mukai & Astrud GilbertoSo & So – Mukai Meets Gilberto ... LP
Better Days/Columbia (Japan), 1983. Very Good ... $19.99
A rare session from Astrud Gilberto – recorded in the early 80s as a collaboration with Japanese trombonist Shigeharu Mukai! The set's got a dreamy bossa feel throughout – with arrangements that are a bit modern, but still quite jazzy – and very much in the mode that brings out ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, including the insert. Cover has light discoloration from age.)

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David MurrayShakill's Warrior ... CD
DIW/Columbia, 1991. Used ... $5.99
A surprisingly nice album of straight ahead tenor tracks from David Murray – playing here in a quartet with guitarist Stanley Franks, drummer Andrew Cyrille, and the great Don Pullen, who plays organ on the session! The album's not exactly in the classic soul jazz organ/tenor mode – ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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David MurraySpecial Quartet ... CD
Columbia/DIW, 1991. Used ... $9.99
A great little session by Murray – recorded at that point in the early 90s when DIW was turning out some especially soulful records! The group on the set features Fred Hopkins on bass, McCoy Tyner on piano, and Elvin Jones on drums – and although you might expect a Coltraney feel from ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Portia NelsonLove Songs For A Late Evening ... LP
Columbia, 1952. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Blue label Masterworks pressing with deep groove. Cover has a stain on one corner, some seam splitting, and discoloration from age.)

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✨✧ Red NorvoRed Norvo Featuring Mildred Bailey ... CD
Columbia, Late 30s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Arranged by Eddie Sauter. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Orchestra USA/John LewisSonorities ... LP
Columbia, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A serious piece of jazz orchestral work – directed by John Lewis, conducted by Harold Farberman, and featuring solos by Jerome Richardson, Joe Newman, Dick Katz, and Richard Davis. The work's perhaps Lewis' most seriously avant garde on record – taking off even further from previous ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 360 Sound pressing. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Charlie ParkerBird With Strings ... LP
Columbia, Early 50s. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
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(Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Andre Previn & JJ JohnsonAndre Previn & JJ Johnson Play Mack The Knife, Bilbao Song, & Other Kurt Weill Music ... LP
Columbia, 1962. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
A surprisingly wonderful little record – one of the freshest and most modern recordings we've heard from either player! The team of Previn and Johnson is a surprisingly good fit here – partially because they each keep their voices strongly enough that the tunes have this strange sort ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo 6 eye pressing.)

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

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

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

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Don Rendell/Ian Carr QuintetDon Rendell/Ian Carr Live (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Columbia/Universal (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $22.99
A masterpiece of British jazz from the end of the 60s – a set that doesn't need to answer at all to any of the jazz styles coming from America at the time – as it's sound and vision is so bold, so unique, it's a completely massive statement on its own! The set may well represent the ... read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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Don Rendell/Ian Carr QuintetDusk Fire (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Columbia/Jazzman (UK), 1966. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
A great group gets even better – as the legendary pairing of tenorist Don Rendell and trumpeter Ian Carr is joined by pianist Michael Garrick – who was really helping to shape the sound of British jazz at the time! The album's only the second from the Rendell/Carr Quintet, but it's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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

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

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✨✧ Willie RuffSmooth Side Of Ruff ... LP
Columbia, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An excellent solo outing from Willie Ruff – one half of the Mitchell-Ruff duo – but not really a "solo" outing, per se, as Ruff's leading quite a large group on the set, with a very different sound than his other albums with Dwike Mitchell! The mode is soundtrack jazz with a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing. Cover has some staple holes in one corner.)

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✨✧ Pete RugoloAdventures In Rhythm ... LP
Columbia, Mid 50s. Very Good- ... Out Of Stock
One of the records that arranger Pete Rugolo cut for Columbia in the years after he parted company with Stan Kenton. As most modern jazz ears will know, Rugolo was one of the main reasons for Kenton's uniquely swinging approach in the early 50s – and he also lent his talents to some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono red & gold label pressing with deep groove.)

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Sammy with Freedom UnitySalute To Soul ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1971. Used ... $33.99
Sammy sings soul – not Sammy Davis Jr, but this ultra-hip Japanese singer from the early 70s – a female vocalist who works here with great backings from the Freedom Unity ensemble! The tunes are all numbers from American and British sources of the 50s and 60s – tunes you'd know ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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✨✧ Carlos Santana & Mahavishnu John McLaughlinLove Devotion Surrender ... CD
Columbia, 1973. Used Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Pretty hip stuff, with a definite Coltrane influence – and Larry Young in the group on organ, along with Billy Cobham on drums and Armando Peraza on congas. Titles include "Naima", "A Love Supreme", "Let Us Go Into The House Of The Lord", "Meditation", ... (Rock, Jazz) read more CD
(Numbered, limited edition Hybrid Super Audio CD pressing!)

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✨✧ Gunther Schuller & George RussellModern Jazz Concert – Six Compositions Commissioned By The 1957 Brandeis University Festival Of The Arts ... LP
Columbia, 1957. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
About as hip as you can get for modern jazz from the 50s! Sure, Gunther and George can have their sleepy moments on wax, but this set's great – thanks to a very hip lineup that includes Hal McKusick, John La Porta, Teddy Charles, Bill Evans, Jimmy Knepper, and Louis Mucci. The tunes aren't ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label Adventures in Sound pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Gunther Schuller, John Lewis, Jimmy GiuffreMusic For Brass ... LP
Columbia, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A seminal third stream recording – the height of late 50s modern jazz in all of its seriousness! The album features works written by Schuller, John Lewis, Jimmy Giuffre, and JJ Johnson – all of them larger, serious jazz-meets-classical type numbers – performed by the Brass ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Tom ScottTom Cat ... LP
Columbia, 1974. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A runaway hit for reedman Tom Scott – and the record that helped to elevate him to the ranks of studio and fusion superstardom in the 70s! By the time of the record, Scott had already done some key work under his own name, and was contributing heavily to countless other sessions in the jazz, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ ShaktiShakti With John McLaughlin ... LP
Columbia, 1976. Near Mint- ... $2.99
Great post-Mahavishnu work from guitarist John McLaughlin – the debut of his excellent Shakti combo, a group who mixed Indian music with some tighter fusion moments! The style here is a lot leaner than some of McLaughlin's previous experiments – a small group lineup with violin from L ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a Nice Price sticker.)

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Shakti with John McLaughlinHandful Of Beauty ... LP
Columbia, 1976. Near Mint- ... $6.99
John McLaughlin's the only one pictured on the front cover, but the album's definitely still a highly-collaborative effort from the Shakti group – one that's awash in sounds and styles from Indian music! L Shankhar's violin is used almost as strongly as McLaughlin's guitar – with a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Shakti with John McLaughlinNatural Elements ... LP
Columbia, 1977. Near Mint- ... $8.99
Plenty of Natural Elements here – thanks to the Indian roots of the Shakti group! The group's a wonderful collaboration between guitarist John McLaughlin – often playing here on acoustic, far from his earlier fusion – and a trio of Indian musicians, including the great L Shankhar ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Don ShinnDepartures (180 gram vinyl with bonus 7 inch) (2020 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Columbia/Sunbeam (UK), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... On August 29, 2020
A fantastic album from Don Shinn – a little-remembered British organist from the 60s, and one who cut this gem of a record for the legendary Lansdowne series of Columbia Records – home to rare gems by Joe Harriott, Stan Tracey, and other important UK jazz contemporaries! The album ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand numbered flipback sleeve, 180 gram black vinyl, and a bonus 7" with three bonus tracks!!)
Also available Departures (with bonus tracks) ... CD 16.99

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✨✧ Don ShinnDepartures (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Sunbeam (UK), 1969. New Copy ... $16.99
A fantastic album from Don Shinn – a little-remembered British organist from the 60s, and one who cut this gem of a record for the legendary Lansdowne series of Columbia Records – home to rare gems by Joe Harriott, Stan Tracey, and other important UK jazz contemporaries! The album ... read more CD

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Don ShinnTemples With Prophets (180 gram vinyl with bonus 7 inch) (2020 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Columbia/Sunbeam (UK), 1967. New Copy (reissue)... On August 29, 2020
A hell of a groove from organist Don Shinn – one of the legendary albums recorded for the Landsdowne Series in the UK at the end of the 60s – and like the rest, a set that turns conventional jazz on its ear! Shinn plays Hammond, and a bit of piano – but hardly in ways that echo ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand numbered flipback sleeve, 180 gram black vinyl, and a bonus 7" with two bonus tracks!!)

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✨✧ Don ShinnTemples With Prophets (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Sunbeam (UK), 1969. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A hell of a groove from organist Don Shinn – one of the legendary albums recorded for the Landsdowne Series in the UK at the end of the 60s – and like the rest, a set that turns conventional jazz on its ear! Shinn plays Hammond, and a bit of piano – but hardly in ways that echo ... read more CD

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✨✧ Wayne ShorterAtlantis ... LP
Columbia, 1985. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Features Jim Walker on flute, Yaron Gershovsky & Michiko Hill on acoustic piano, Larry Klein on bass, and Alejandro Acuna on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Wayne ShorterJoy Ryder ... LP
Columbia, 1988. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A fusion set, but one that's got all those sharp, dark edges that Wayne Shorter developed over the years – served up here with a depth that's maybe much more in the far-reaching fusion styles of Columbia Records in the 70s than some of the more polished efforts of the time! The core combo ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Horace SilverIt's Got To Be Funky ... CD
Columbia, 1993. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Cool later work from Horace Silver – with some nicely complicated horn parts that remind us of his hip Blue Note projects of the 70s! Features a bit of vocals from Andy Bey – and horn solos from Red Holloway and Eddie Harris! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Stereo Brass ChoirStereo Dialogue For Brass ... LP
Columbia, 1960. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Arranged by Lew Davies. LP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye stereo pressing with Demonstration sticker. Cover has light wear.)

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SupersaxStone Bird ... CD
Columbia, 1988. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Henry ThreadgillWhere's You Cup ... CD
Columbia, 1996. Used ... Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ Tokyo Cuban BoysCar Men – Guts ... CD
Columbia/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the coolest albums we've ever seen from this hip Japanese big band – a record that mixes hot rod sound effects with some funky jazzy groovers! The approach is plenty darn weird, but also pretty darn groovy – as most songs start out with a revving auto engine or other car-styled ... read more CD
(Part of the "Nippon Jazz Spirits 48" series!)

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✨✧ McCoy TynerLa Leyenda De La Hora (The Legend Of The Hour) ... LP
Columbia, 1981. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An ultra-hip record from pianist McCoy Tyner – recorded for a major label at the start of the 80s, but with qualities that easily rival some of Tyner's best music from the immediate post-Coltrane years! McCoy's got some great musical partners here – Bobby Hutcherson on vibes, Hubert ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Thijs Van LeerCollage ... CD
Columbia (Netherlands), 1980. Used ... $6.99
Mostly work with large arrangements from this famous Dutch flute player. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Sarah VaughanAfter Hours (Columbia) ... LP
Columbia, Early 50s. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
The album that really put Sarah Vaughan on the map – a killer set that really showed how sultry jazz vocals could sound in the postwar years – never overtone, nor torchy-cliched – but right on the money, with a sense of grace and poise that few others can match – even after ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye pressing with deep groove.)

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Charlie VenturaEast Of Suez ... CD
Savoy/Columbia (Japan), Late 40s. Used ... $19.99
A full Regent album of earlier Savoy singles cut by Charlie Ventura – all in that great mix of bop and swing he was known for at the time, with a really cool groove overall! A few of the cuts have vocals by Buddy Stewart – boppish, scatting vocals that really swing nicely – and ... read more CD
(Out of print, 2005 pressing – includes obi!)

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✨✧ Joe Venuti & Eddie LangClassic Columbia & Okeh Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang Sessions (8CD set) ... CD
Columbia/Mosaic, Late 20s/Early 30s. Used 8CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A insane amount of material from the early days of jazz – original 78rpm recordings by this classic pair – brought back with great fidelity, and wonderful notes and discographical material too! CD
(Out of print. Box and book are in nice shape!)

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✨✧ Guy WarrenAfro Jazz ... LP
Columbia/Return To Analog (Canada), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99
A completely wonderful album from percussionist Guy Warren – a creative musician who made lots of great records over the years – but who maybe never topped himself after this gem from the late 60s UK scene! The set was done as part of the legendary Landsdowne Series for Columbia UK ... (Global Grooves, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Individually numbered limited edition of 500!)

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✨✧ Grover Washington JrAll My Tomorrows ... CD
Columbia, 1994. Used ... $2.99
An overlooked gem from reedman Grover Washington – recorded in his later years, but a set that's actually got more of an acoustic style overall – one that goes back to the roots farther than any of Grover's fusion records! Washington's a great straight player in this setting – ... read more CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ Grover Washington JrTime Out Of Mind ... CD
Columbia, 1989. Used ... $3.99
Time Out Of Mind's title track is a cover of the Steely Dan classic, circa Gaucho – and this album finds Grover embracing the 80s a lot more than his previous album for Columbia. A mix of moods, with some electric funky flourishes and fusiony keys and synths. Titles include "Jamaica&quo ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Grover Washington Jr.Then & Now ... LP
Columbia, 1988. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Then & Now is a nice one that has Grover working in a straighter jazz mode for the most part, taking a break from the soul and R&B groover –- the most timeless of the 3 albums compiled here! Players include Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Grady Tate and Darryl Washington. Titles include ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some pen marks.)

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✨✧ Wah Wah WatsonElementary ... CD
Columbia/Get On Down, 1976. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A funky fusion classic from guitarist Wah Wah Watson – his only album as a leader, despite countless appearances as a sideman on 70s soul, jazz, and pop sessions! The album's got a really wonderful sort of west coast groove – one that takes bits of spacey fusion, bassy funk, and ... (Soul, Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Weather ReportDomino Theory ... LP
Columbia, 1984. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Weather ReportI Sing The Body Electric ... CD
Columbia, 1972. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Beautiful early work from Weather Report – one of the finest statements ever uttered by group, and a set that's got a bit more soul and warmth than their first album! The lineup's changed slightly at this point – still Wayne Shorter on reeds, Joe Zawinul on keyboards, and Miroslav ... read more CD
(Contemporary Masters pressing.)

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Weather ReportI Sing The Body Electric ... LP
Columbia, 1972. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Beautiful early work from Weather Report – one of the finest statements ever uttered by group, and a set that's got a bit more soul and warmth than their first album! The lineup's changed slightly at this point – still Wayne Shorter on reeds, Joe Zawinul on keyboards, and Miroslav ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Weather ReportLive & Unreleased ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used 2 CDs ... $6.99
A wealth of great work from this famous fusion combo! CD
(Out of print.)

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Weather ReportMr Gone ... LP
Columbia, 1978. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A great late 70s set from Weather Report – a record that's certainly got more polish than the early years, but which still sounds plenty darn great to our ears – thanks to a really free-flowing sense of imagination! The tunes here have a wonderfully chunky sort of approach to the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp and tracklist sticker.)

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Weather ReportMysterious Traveller ... LP
Columbia, 1974. Very Good ... $4.99
A new sense of focus in the Weather Report sound – that building, soaring groove that would become the group's trademark in the mid 70s – offered up here in one of it's first and finest examples! The approach is one to describe accurately on paper – but which is instantly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some ring & edge wear.)

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✨✧ Weather ReportNight Passage ... LP
Columbia, 1980. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Weather ReportSportin' Life ... LP
Columbia, 1984. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Weather ReportTale Spinnin' ... LP
Columbia, 1975. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A beautiful title for a beautiful little record – one that really does have Weather Report spinning out musical tales in sound – with a free-flowing and soulful sense of energy! The groove's definitely tighter than the earlier years, but it's never slick – and Joe Zawinul handled ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)
 
 



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