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✨✧ Teodross AveryMy Generation ... CD
GRP/Impulse, 1996. Used ... Out Of Stock
An early date as a leader from Teodross Avery – blowing both tenor and soprano here – with John Scofield, Mark Whitfield, and Peter Bernstein all adding in some guitar – and guest work from Black Thought of The Roots on one track too! (Jazz, Jazz) CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout mark.)

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Albert AylerAlbert Ayler In Greenwich Village ... CD
Impulse/Universal (Japan), 1966/1967. New Copy ... $22.99
One of the first big moments of Albert Ayler's work in the jazz mainstream – and a record that doesn't dim his greatness at all from the earlier sides recorded for ESP! The album's got a sharply angular sound that more than lives up to its vibrant cover image – a well-honed approach to ... read more CD
(Part of the "Impulse – The Masterworks" series! UHQCD pressing.)
Also available Albert Ayler In Greenwich Village ... CD 8.99

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Albert AylerAlbert Ayler In Greenwich Village ... CD
Impulse, 1966. Used ... $8.99
One of the first big moments of Albert Ayler's work in the jazz mainstream – and a record that doesn't dim his greatness at all from the earlier sides recorded for ESP! The album's got a sharply angular sound that more than lives up to its vibrant cover image – a well-honed approach to ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Albert Ayler In Greenwich Village ... CD 22.99

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✨✧ Albert AylerDedication Series VII – Village Concerts ... LP
Impulse, 1966/1978. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Way more than just another 70s 2-fer of earlier work by a 60s group – as this entire set was unreleased until this issue – and stands as a perfect counterpart to the other Village album issued by Albert Ayler on impulse! Ayler's brother Don is on trumpet, and the rest of the group ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, light surface wear, and aging inside the gatefold.)

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Albert AylerLast Album ... LP
Impulse, 1969. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Ayler's last album ever – and an incredibly strange batch of tracks that shows perfectly the kind of stylistic and emotional struggle he was going through in the final years of his life. Like the albums New Grass and Love Cry, this one shows Ayler toying with influences from other genres ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing. Cover has light wear, some fading on the spine, and a cutout hole. Record is nice.)

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✨✧ Albert AylerNew Grass ... CD
Impulse, 1968. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the last albums that Ayler ever recorded – and one of his most memorable! The record shows Ayler at the crossroads, filled with emotion and meaning, struggling to convey his message to a lager audience. At times, he takes a strange soul/jazz format to do so, and has tracks featuring ... read more CD
(Digipack pressing.)
Also available New Grass ... LP 20.99

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Albert AylerNew Grass ... LP
Impulse/Third Man, 1968. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $20.99 25.99
One of the last albums that Ayler ever recorded – and one of his most memorable! The record shows Ayler at the crossroads, filled with emotion and meaning, struggling to convey his message to a lager audience. At times, he takes a strange soul/jazz format to do so, and has tracks featuring ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Gato BarbieriChapter Four – Alive In New York ... CD
Impulse, 1975. Used ... $9.99
Searing live work from Gato Barbieri – a brilliant little album that follows on the spirit of his other Latin America sessions for Impulse! The format here is similar to those studio outings – an organic blend of percussion, keyboards, and sax – all bubbling together in a highly ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Chapter Four – Alive In New York ... LP 4.99

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Gato BarbieriChapter Four – Alive In New York ... LP
Impulse, 1975. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Searing live work from Gato Barbieri – a brilliant little album that follows on the spirit of his other Latin America sessions for Impulse! The format here is similar to those studio outings – an organic blend of percussion, keyboards, and sax – all bubbling together in a highly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a cut corner and light wear.)
Also available Chapter Four – Alive In New York ... CD 9.99

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Gato BarbieriChapter One – Latin America ... CD
Impulse/MCA, 1973. Used ... Just Sold Out!
We love this record! Although Gato Barbieri has put out a few snoozers in his career, this amazing first chapter of his Latin venture for Impulse is an incredible record throughout – one of the greatest Impulse sessions of the 70s! Gato returns to his native Argentina for the session – ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Gato BarbieriChapter Three – Viva Emiliano Zapata ... LP
ABC/Impulse, 1974. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Amazing work from Gato Barbieri's legendary exploration of Latin American sounds for Impulse Records – a set that's heavy on Cuban influences, thanks to arrangements from the mighty Chico O'Farrill! The sound is sublime – a bit fuller than some of Gato's other albums in the run, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Count BasieCount Basie & The Kansas City Seven ... CD
MCA/Impulse, 1962. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Count Basie on piano & organ, Ed Jones on bass, Sonny Payne on drums, Frank Wess on flute & alto flute, Eric Dixon on flute, tenor saxophone & clarinet, Frank Foster on tenor saxophone & clarinet & Thad Jones on trumpet. CD
(Out of print, digipack case has some edgewear & a small cutout mark through the barcode.)

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Count BasieCount Basie & The Kansas City Seven ... LP
Impulse, 1962. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Stripped-down Count Basie from the start of the 60s – a great little set that has the Count working with some of the best players from his larger group, in a session of even more intimate small combo material! The sounds here echo the Basie groove of the earlier years, but the overall ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono Canadian Sparton pressing – red label with deep groove.)

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Count BasieRetrospective Sessions – Dedication Series Vol XI ... LP
Impulse, 1960s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $4.99
A collection of recordings from 1962 and 1969, with sidemen including Thad Jones, Frank Foster, Freddie Greeen, Eddie Davis, and Harry Edison. LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 70s issue. Cover has light wear and a bumped corner.)

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✨✧ Black NoteNothin' But The Swing ... CD
Impulse, 1995. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great little record that came out a few years ago and never got the success it deserved. The album's got a beautifully classic sound, and feels like one of the more melodic and lyrical sides from the Blue Note late 60s era – like stuff by Lee Morgan or Duke Pearson. This critically ... read more CD
(Out of print, digipack case has some light edgewear & a small mark through the barcode.)

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✨✧ Art BlakeyArt Blakey & The Jazz Messengers (Impulse) ... CD
Impulse, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Killer stuff by Art Blakey – one of his few non-Blue Note sessions from the time, and a hard-wailing set that features the Jazz Messengers as a sextet! The format is one that flourished briefly in these early 60s years – and in this case, the already great lineup of Lee Morgan on ... read more CD
(Out of print. Penmark through barcode, clear promo sticker on the cover.)

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✨✧ Art BlakeyJazz Message ... CD
Impulse, 1963. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Art Blakey, without any Jazz Messengers – but still coming through loud and clear, thanks to help from a unique group that features Sonny Stitt on tenor, McCoy Tyner on piano, and Art Davis on bass! The album's still got all the hardbop charm of Blakey's best Blue Note dates, but also feels ... read more CD
(Out of print MCA pressing.)

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✨✧ Michael BreckerMichael Brecker ... CD
Impulse/MCA, 1987. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A quintet session – features Jack Dejohnette on drums, Charlie Haden on bass, Kenny Kirkland on keys, Path Metheny on guitar, and Brecker on tenor sax. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Michael BreckerTales From The Hudson ... CD
Impulse, 1996. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Features Pat Methney on guitar, Jack Dejohnette on drums, and Dave Holland on bass – plus guest piano from McCoy Tyner. CD
(Barcode has a cutout mark.)

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✨✧ Marion BrownGeechee Recollections ... LP
Impulse, 1973. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Quite possibly our favorite record ever from reedman Marion Brown – and very different than both his seminal 60s recordings, and his European sides from later years! There's a really earthy feel to this record – one that really lives up to the title, and which comes from the use of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing! Cover has a small cutout hole, and some very light wear.)

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✨✧ Marion BrownSweet Earth Flying ... LP
Impulse, 1974. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An amazing record from Marion Brown – one of his greatest ever! The record has an unusually introspective quality, and features Muhal Richard Abrams playing piano, Fender Rhodes, and Ring Modulated Hammon Organ, plus Paul Bley playing some of the same on a few tracks. The two-keyboard sound ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo/quad pressing.)

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✨✧ Marion BrownThree For Shepp ... LP
Impulse/Superior Viaduct, 1966. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
An unbelievable recording! As Archie Shepp made his first album for Impulse a tribute to Coltrane, Marion Brown made his a tribute to Shepp – a wonderful lineage of avant talent in the 60s, stated boldly here, given Brown's amazing talent on the record! The album's filled with hard, soulful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(First-ever vinyl reissue – in a heavy gatefold cover, like the original!)

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✨✧ Marion BrownThree For Shepp ... LP
Impulse, 1966. Very Good Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
An unbelievable recording! As Archie Shepp made his first album for Impulse a tribute to Coltrane, Marion Brown made his a tribute to Shepp – a wonderful lineage of avant talent in the 60s, stated boldly here, given Brown's amazing talent on the record! The album's filled with hard, soulful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Mel BrownBlues For We ... LP
Impulse, 1969. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $29.99
A record that's a lot more jazz than you'd guess from the title – a seminal set from the mighty Mel Brown! The "blues" here are hardly the familiar kind – and instead, the album really stresses the more soul-based sound of Mel Brown's work – thanks to some very groovy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing, in fantastic shape, including the Impulse inner sleeve.)

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Mel BrownChicken Fat ... CD
Impulse, 1967. Used ... $16.99
One of the funkiest records ever recorded for Impulse – and the debut set by guitarist Mel Brown! Mel has a really down-and-dirty style that's quite unusual for the label at the time – a rootsy approach to guitar that's steeped in equal parts jazz, soul, and R&B – and which ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Henry ButlerFivin' Around ... CD
Impulse, 1986. Used ... $9.99
An overlooked gem from the revival years of Impulse Records – a set recorded in the mid 80s, but one that easily matches the soul and spirituality of the label's best work from the late 60s and early 70s! Pianist Henry Butler steps out here with a strong musical vision – one colored by ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Henry ButlerVillage ... LP
MCA/Impulse, 1987. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $5.99
Titles include "What's Up", "Beautiful She Is", "Joanna", "The Village", "Music Came", "Soft Platonicism", and "Expressions Of Quietude". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Benny CarterAdditions To Further Definitions ... LP
Impulse, 1966. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great example of the cool, classy swing that Benny Carter hit in the 1960s – a groove that was more regularly brought to backings for standout singers of the time, but which also works beautifully here in an instrumental mode! Carter's alto sax is at the top of the charts, but the album's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black label stereo pressing with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Benny CarterFurther Definitions (plus Additions To Further Definitions) ... CD
Impulse, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A key later album from alto saxophonist Benny Carter – one that has him at the helm of a largeish group, but playing with a nicely focused sort of groove! In addition to Benny's alto, the record also features tenor sax from Charlie Rouse and Coleman Hawkins, plus one more alto from Phil ... read more CD
(Out of print, penmark through barcode, cover has a clear promo sticker.)

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✨✧ Kenny Clarke, Bud Powell, Jimmy Woode, & OthersAmericans In Europe Vol 1 ... LP
Impulse, 1963. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
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
(Mono orange & black label pressing with Bell Sound stamp.)

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Ornette ColemanCrisis ... LP
Impulse, 1969. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $49.99
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 stereo pressing.)

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✨✧ Alice ColtraneLord Of Lords ... LP
Impulse/Superior Viaduct, 1972. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Beautifully high concept work from Alice Coltrane – the kind of record you'd use to announce the arrival of a new king – or lord, for that matter! The record features Coltrane at the head of a large group of string players – creating a full, rich sound that serves as the backdrop ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Alice ColtraneLord Of Lords ... LP
Impulse, 1972. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Beautifully high concept work from Alice Coltrane – the kind of record you'd use to announce the arrival of a new king – or lord, for that matter! The record features Coltrane at the head of a large group of string players – creating a full, rich sound that serves as the backdrop ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original rainbow label stereo pressing. Cover has some ring & edge wear and a small cutout hole.)

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Alice ColtraneTranslinear Light ... CD
Impulse, 2004. Used ... $9.99
Mindblowing work from Alice Coltrane – an album of incredible beauty that easily sits with the best of her classic early recordings for Impulse! The album's got a spare, contemplative quality, but it's also never sleepy – and instead steps forth with the tonal building and modal moving ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneAscension (Edition II) ... LP
Impulse, 1965. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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
(Rainbow label stereo pressing. Cover has waviness and staining due to moisture, with a sticker remnant in the top right corner.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneBallads (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Impulse, 1962. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A perennial favorite in the John Coltrane catalog – a beautiful set of standards, handled in a warm laidback style – but which still has some of the depth of soul that John Coltrane brought to his more experimental work on Impulse Records! The album's a classic introduction to the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful pressing – part of the Verve Acoustic Sounds series!)

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John ColtraneBest Of John Coltrane – His Greatest Years ... LP
Impulse, 1960s. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
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 stereo pressing. NOTE – Vinyl has press flaw bumps that thump during play on "Softly As In A Morning Sunrise" and "Naima". Cover has light wear and a Record Club Of America sticker on back.)

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John ColtraneBlue World (Le Chat Dans Le Sac) ... CD
Impulse, 1964. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A lost treasure from the legendary John Coltrane Quartet – material recorded as the soundtrack for the Canadian film Le Chat Danse Le Sac – which features new recordings of material that Coltrane had done in previous years, but really updated by the fresh version of this group! ... read more CD

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✨✧ John ColtraneBlue World (Le Chat Dans Le Sac) ... LP
Impulse, 1964. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A lost treasure from the legendary John Coltrane Quartet – material recorded as the soundtrack for the Canadian film Le Chat Danse Le Sac – which features new recordings of material that Coltrane had done in previous years, but really updated by the fresh version of this group! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Blue World (Le Chat Dans Le Sac) ... CD 13.99

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John ColtraneColtrane (Impulse) ... CD
Impulse, 1962. Used ... $8.99
One of John Coltrane's best early albums for Impulse – a warm set of modally grooving tracks, and one that picks up where My Favorite Things left off! The group here features McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison, and Elvin Jones – perfectly fitting with Coltrane's tenor and soprano sax, and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneCrescent (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Impulse, 1964. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
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 ColtraneCrescent (20 bit remaster) ... CD
Impulse, 1964. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 CD
(Digipack pressing, barcode has a cutout mark.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneExpression ... CD
Impulse/GRP, 1967. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 CD
(Out of print.)

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John ColtraneFrom The Original Master Tapes ... CD
Impulse/MCA, Early 60s. Used ... $5.99
A collection of tracks from the Impulse vaults. Includes work by the classic quartet – McCoy Tyner on piano, Jimmy Garrison on bass, Elvin Jones on drums – plus work with Eric Dolphy, Ahmed Abdul-Malik, and Roy Haynes. CD
(Out of print.)

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John ColtraneGentle Side Of John Coltrane ... CD
Impulse/GRP, Early 60s. Used ... $2.99
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 CD
(Out of print. Booklet has a cutout hole in one corner.)

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John ColtraneInterstellar Space ... CD
Impulse/GRP, 1967/1974. Used ... $7.99
One of the greatest recordings ever made by John Coltrane in his late years – a spare set of duets with drummer Rashied Ali, recorded in 1967, but never issued until after his death! Trane and Ali play in a free spiritualist mode, with no other accompaniment – making for a very unique ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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John ColtraneJohn Coltrane Quartet Plays ... CD
Impulse, 1965. Used ... $4.99
Modal Coltrane at its finest – a record that almost returns the great one to the territory explored at the end of his years at Atlantic Records, but which still incorporates all of the new ideas learned afterwards! The album's actually one of the straightest that John Coltrane cut after 1964 ... read more CD
(Out of print MCA/Impulse pressing.)

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John ColtraneJohn Coltrane Retrospective – The Impulse Years (3CD set) ... CD
Impulse, 1960s. Used 3 CDs ... $9.99
A solid collection that starts with Coltrane's early Impulse sides like Africa/Brass and moves chronologically up through Kulu Se Mama and Expression – 24 tracks total. CD
(Out of print.)

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John ColtraneLive At The Village Vanguard – 11/03/1961 & 11/05/1961 ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1961. Used 2CD ... $19.99
The original CD release of these rare live recordings from the same time as Coltrane's Village Vanguard album! Features Eric Dolphy joining the group, too. CD
(Please note the tray card spine has been reattached with clear tape. Out of print, includes obi.)

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John ColtraneLive At The Village Vanguard Again! ... CD
Impulse, 1966. Used ... $7.99
John Coltrane returns to the Village Vanguard – but his sound here is a lot more far-reaching than a few years before! The album's a great counterpart to the first Vanguard session – as it takes all of the bold, soaring energy of that date, and balances it with the newly introspective ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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John ColtraneLive In Japan ... CD
Impulse, 1966. Used 4 CDs ... $49.99
4CDs – and some of the most far-reaching work that Coltrane ever recorded! The package expands the much shorter 2LP set that once was the seminal Live In Japan recording – a late concert performance showcasing 'Trane at his most out, featuring Alice Coltrane and Pharoah Sanders as well ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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John ColtraneLiving Space ... CD
Impulse, Mid 60s. Used ... $14.99
Brilliant work from Coltrane – recorded in the 60s, but not issued until the late 70s, and only then, not properly in print until the release of this great package! The material is classic Coltrane Quartet sessions – with McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison, and Elvin Jones working with Trane ... read more CD
(Out of print digipack pressing.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneLove Supreme ... CD
Impulse/MCA, 1964. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Maybe one of the greatest jazz albums of all time – a real breakthrough moment for the legendary John Coltrane, and the blueprint for generations of jazz records to come! Trane was already breaking down plenty of boundaries before Love Supreme – but he knocked it out of the park for ... read more CD
(Out of print, original 1986 CD pressing. Booklet has a clear promo sticker, barcode has a cutout mark.)

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John ColtraneLove Supreme ... CD
Impulse/GRP, 1964. Used ... $3.99
Maybe one of the greatest jazz albums of all time – a real breakthrough moment for the legendary John Coltrane, and the blueprint for generations of jazz records to come! Trane was already breaking down plenty of boundaries before Love Supreme – but he knocked it out of the park for ... read more CD
(Out of print digipack pressing.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneLove Supreme (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Impulse, 1964. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Maybe one of the greatest jazz albums of all time – a real breakthrough moment for the legendary John Coltrane, and the blueprint for generations of jazz records to come! Trane was already breaking down plenty of boundaries before Love Supreme – but he knocked it out of the park for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Part of the Verve Acoustic Sound series – heavy cover and vinyl, remastered from the original tapes!)
Also available Love Supreme ... CD 3.99

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John ColtraneMy Favorite Things – Coltrane At Newport ... CD
Impulse, 1963/1965. Used ... $6.99
Incredible work from John Coltrane's Newport Jazz Festival sets from 1963 and 1965 – totally amazing work from Trane and his superior quartet of McCoy Tyner on piano, Jimmy Garrison on bass, and Elvin Jones on drums – nearly 1 1/2 hours of essential avant garde! This CD features a trio ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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John ColtraneNewport 63 ... CD
Impulse, 1963. Used ... $3.99
The complete John Coltrane performances at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1963 – including one track with Eric Dolphy! All tracks are quite long, too. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneOne Down, One Up – Live At The Half Note ... CD
Impulse, 1965. Used 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A long overdue testament to the live genius of the mighty John Coltrane Quartet – captured at the legendary Half Note club in NYC – disc 1 recorded on a date in March 1965 and disc 2 on a date in early May of the same year! The set finds Coltrane plus McCoy Tyner on piano, Jimmy ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneStellar Regions ... CD
Impulse, 1967. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Unreleased gems from the great John Coltrane – one of those really special sessions that was recorded at a time when he was really pushing forward creatively, but never got issued because of a backlog of recordings! This set didn't see release until the 90s – and it provided a ... read more CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing, digipack has some light edgewear.)

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John ColtraneSun Ship ... CD
Impulse, 1965. Used ... $8.99
Soaring work from the legendary John Coltrane Quartet – a session that was incredibly far-reaching for the time, and which originally was unissued until after the time of Coltrane's death! The record's got the group really pushing forward strongly – hitting a Love Supreme mode, but ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneTransition ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1965. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
There's no sense of "transition" here – as the album's an incredibly solid one, and stands with John Coltrane's best mid 60s work for Impulse – even if the session wasn't issued by the label until after his early death! The work builds strongly on the Love Supreme vibe – ... read more CD
(Part of the "Impulse – The Masterworks" series! UHQCD pressing.)

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John ColtraneTransition ... CD
Impulse, 1965. Used ... Just Sold Out!
There's no sense of "transition" here – as the album's an incredibly solid one, and stands with John Coltrane's best mid 60s work for Impulse – even if the session wasn't issued by the label until after his early death! The work builds strongly on the Love Supreme vibe – ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ John Coltrane & Johnny HartmanJohn Coltrane & Johnny Hartman ... CD
Impulse, 1963. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A landmark album of vocal jazz – and one of the few sessions that John Coltrane ever cut with a singer! In a way, the album's more Hartman's than it is Coltrane's – given that Johnny's warm, mellow style of singing isn't as free and open as Trane at his most adventurous – but at ... read more CD
(Out of print, some notes in pen inside the booklet.)

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✨✧ John Coltrane & Johnny HartmanJohn Coltrane & Johnny Hartman (second cover) ... LP
Impulse/MCA, 1963. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A landmark album of vocal jazz – and one of the few sessions that John Coltrane ever cut with a singer! In a way, the album's more Hartman's than it is Coltrane's – given that Johnny's warm, mellow style of singing isn't as free and open as Trane at his most adventurous – but at ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing, including the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear and an index label with clear tape on the spine.)

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✨✧ John Coltrane/Archie SheppNew Thing At Newport ... CD
Impulse, 1965. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An essential piece of 60s avant garde jazz that often gets overlooked because the album is split between two different leaders – but with John Coltrane and Archie Shepp at the helm, what leaders they be! Shepp leads a quartet that includes Bobby Hutcherson on vibes, Barre Phillips on bass, ... read more CD
(Out of print, digipack case & booklet have some wear.)

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Comet Is ComingImminent/Super Zodiac (Noss DJ Remix) (2020 Black Friday Release) ... 12-inch
Impulse, 2020. New Copy (pic cover)... On November 27, 2020
(Note: This item is not for sale online until noon on Friday, November 27. It is in limited supply – and by nature of the Record Store Day Drops rules it will be offered for sale first to customers who visit the Dusty Groove retail outlet in Chicago the morning of Friday, November 27. It will ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Comet Is ComingTrust In The Lifeforce Of The Deep Mystery ... CD
Impulse, 2019. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A fantastic blend of spiritual jazz styles and electronic elements – served up here by the trio of drummer Betamax, keyboardist Danalogue, and saxophonist King Shabaka – the last of whom you might recognize as Shabaka Hutchings from a host of other hip projects on the contemporary ... read more CD
Also available Trust In The Lifeforce Of The Deep Mystery ... LP 18.99

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Comet Is ComingTrust In The Lifeforce Of The Deep Mystery ... LP
Impulse, 2019. New Copy Gatefold ... $18.99
A fantastic blend of spiritual jazz styles and electronic elements – served up here by the trio of drummer Betamax, keyboardist Danalogue, and saxophonist King Shabaka – the last of whom you might recognize as Shabaka Hutchings from a host of other hip projects on the contemporary ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Trust In The Lifeforce Of The Deep Mystery ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ Clifford CoulterDo It Now! ... LP
Impulse, 1972. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A very nice batch of messed-up funk tracks from the trippy dippy pot-infused CA funky jazz scene of the early 70s. Clifford's joined here by Mel Brown, Willie Ruff, Ron Beck, Plas Johnson, and others – in a set of tracks that includes groovers like the great "VJC", plus "Do It ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing. PLEASE NOTE – Cover has staining and peeling on the bottom 3 inches.)

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✨✧ Jack DeJohnette's Special EditionIrresistible Forces ... CD
MCA/Impulse, 1987. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
With Lonnie Plaxico on bass, Greg Osby on alto & soprano sax, Jack DeJohnette on drums & keyboards, Mick Goodrick on guitar, Nana Vasconcelos on percussion & vocals & Gary Thomas on tenor sax & flute. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins ... CD
Impulse, 1962. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The meeting of two classic talents late in their careers – in a setting that's ideal to bring out all the complexity of their well-honed genius! The approach of the album is mostly an Ellington one – as the group features some of Duke's stalwarts, like Ray Nance, Johnny Hodges, Harry ... read more CD
(Out of print original pressing.)

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Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins ... CD
Impulse, 1962. Used ... Just Sold Out!
The meeting of two classic talents late in their careers – in a setting that's ideal to bring out all the complexity of their well-honed genius! The approach of the album is mostly an Ellington one – as the group features some of Duke's stalwarts, like Ray Nance, Johnny Hodges, Harry ... read more CD
(BMG Direct pressing. Inner pages of the booklet have some pencil, cover has some wear.)

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Duke Ellington & John ColtraneDuke Ellington & John Coltrane ... CD
Impulse, 1962. Used ... $3.99
A seminal meeting of the old and new generations of jazz – put together in perfect Impulse fashion! At some level, this is actually a Coltrane Quartet album, with Duke sitting in for McCoy Tyner – as that's the lineup on about half of the album, tracks that feature Coltrane, Elvin ... read more CD
(Out of print, digipack case has some light edgewear.)

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✨✧ Duke Ellington & John ColtraneDuke Ellington & John Coltrane ... CD
Impulse/MCA, 1962. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A seminal meeting of the old and new generations of jazz in the 60s – put together in perfect Impulse fashion! At some level, this is actually an early 60s John Coltrane Quartet album – with Duke Ellington sitting in for McCoy Tyner on piano, as that's the lineup on about half of the ... read more CD
Also available Duke Ellington & John Coltrane ... CD 3.99

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✨✧ Gil EvansOut Of The Cool ... CD
Impulse/MCA, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A pivotal session for Gil Evans – one that brought his genius to the American public strongly and successfully, without the help of Miles Davis! Sure, Gil had recorded albums as a leader before this one – but the sparkling quality of this set is right up there with the charts he ... read more CD
(Out of print 1986 MCA pressing.)

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✨✧ Gil EvansOut Of The Cool ... LP
Impulse (Czech Republic), 1961. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A pivotal session for Gil Evans – one that brought his genius to the American public strongly and successfully, without the help of Miles Davis! Sure, Gil had recorded albums as a leader before this one – but the sparkling quality of this set is right up there with the charts he ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Out Of The Cool ... LP 59.99

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Gil EvansOut Of The Cool ... LP
Impulse, 1961. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $59.99
A pivotal session for Gil Evans – one that brought his genius to the American public strongly and successfully, without the help of Miles Davis! Sure, Gil had recorded albums as a leader before this one – but the sparkling quality of this set is right up there with the charts he ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono orange & black label pressing with RVG stamp, including the ABC Paramount inner sleeve. Vinyl has cosmetic manufacturing blemishes. Cover has a bit of wear at the left edge.)

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✨✧ Gil Evans OrchestraInto The Hot ... CD
Impulse/MCA, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The harder of the two Gil Evans albums on Impulse to find, and the best – really far-reaching material that has Evans coming into contact with some of the hippest jazz players of his generation! The record's got three incredible tracks written by Cecil Taylor – a very bold move for ... read more CD
(Out of print, small punch through barcode & booklet.)

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Charlie HadenLiberation Music Orchestra ... LP
Impulse, 1969. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $39.99
One of the most beautiful albums that Charlie Haden ever recorded – and if he only ever appeared on one record in his life, we'd still love him tremendously for this one! The album has a feel that's very much in keeping with both the "liberation" and "orchestra" in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing.)

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Chico HamiltonFurther Adventures Of El Chico ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1966. Used ... $18.99
Massively groovy work from Chico Hamilton – one of his standout swingers for Impulse Records in the 60s, and a set that really showcases all the changes in music he'd made for the decade! The set features some wonderful reed work from Jerome Richardson and Charlie Mariano, plus some ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Chico HamiltonFurther Adventures Of El Chico ... LP
Impulse, 1966. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Massively groovy work from Chico Hamilton – one of his standout swingers for Impulse Records in the 60s, and a set that really showcases all the changes in music he'd made for the decade! The set features some wonderful reed work from Jerome Richardson and Charlie Mariano, plus some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has a small cutout hole.)
Also available Further Adventures Of El Chico ... CD 18.99

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✨✧ Chico HamiltonMan From Two Worlds ... LP
Impulse, Early 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A pivotal album for Chico – one that has him working with his hip group that included Charles Lloyd and Gabor Szabo, both of whom take Chico into a modal mode that would completely transform his sound! Lloyd's the center star on the album's version of his own "Forest Flower" – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono orange and black label pressing, with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has light wear.)
Also available Man From Two Worlds (with bonus tracks) ... CD 11.99

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Chico HamiltonMan From Two Worlds (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Impulse, Early 60s. Used ... $11.99
A pivotal album for Chico – one that has him working with his hip group that included Charles Lloyd and Gabor Szabo, both of whom take Chico into a modal mode that would completely transform his sound! Lloyd's the center star on the album's version of his own "Forest Flower" – ... read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Donald HarrisonFree To Be ... CD
Impulse, 1999. Used ... $3.99
Features Brian Lynch, Christian McBride, Teodross Avery, Mulgrew Miller, and Eddie Palmieri! CD
(Out of print. Digipack has a clear promo sticker. Marker through barcode.)

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Donald HarrisonNouveau Swing ... CD
Impulse, 1997. Used ... $3.99
With Anthony Wonsey on piano, Christina McBride or Reuben Rodgers alternating on bass, and Carl Allen or Dion Parson on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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Johnny HartmanI Just Dropped By To Say Hello ... LP
Impulse, 1963. Very Good ... $11.99
A beautiful album of dark-hued vocals – sung by Johnny Hartman with a quality that's as smokey as the image of him with a cigarette on the cover! The album set a whole new standard for male vocal jazz in the 60s – and is a distillation and refinement of earlier ideas in music by Billy ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s MCA pressing in a non-gatefold cover,)

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Johnny HartmanVoice That Is ... CD
Impulse/MCA, 1964. Used ... $4.99
At the time of this album, Johnny Hartman definitely was the voice that is – a singer with a new level of maturity for the 60s, and a voice that's far more masculine than the geeky look of the photo on the cover! Hartman's sound here is smooth and warm, but never in a too-commercial way ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Coleman HawkinsDesafinado ... CD
Impulse, 1964. Used ... $6.99
The Hawk, in prime late form, lays down some beautiful tenor solos over gentle bossa nova accompaniment – working in a mode that's much more satisfying than just a "classic player meets bossa" session, angularly crafting the solos with that dark edge that he had in all of his later ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Desafinado ... CD 6.99

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Coleman HawkinsDesafinado ... CD
Impulse, 1964. Used ... $6.99
The Hawk, in prime late form, lays down some beautiful tenor solos over gentle bossa nova accompaniment – working in a mode that's much more satisfying than just a "classic player meets bossa" session, angularly crafting the solos with that dark edge that he had in all of his later ... read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)
Also available Desafinado ... CD 6.99

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✨✧ Coleman HawkinsDesafinado ... LP
Impulse, 1964. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
The Hawk, in prime late form, lays down some beautiful tenor solos over gentle bossa nova accompaniment – working in a mode that's much more satisfying than just a "classic player meets bossa" session, angularly crafting the solos with that dark edge that he had in all of his later ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono Mexican deep groove pressing on Gamma. Cover has gloss separation along the spine and bottom seam, with small peeled spots at the bottom left.)
Also available
Desafinado ... CD 6.99
Desafinado ... CD 6.99

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✨✧ Coleman HawkinsToday & Now (180 gram 2LP 45rpm) ... LP
Impulse/Analogue Productions, 1962. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $39.99
A beautiful record – but that's no surprise, since most of the later work of Coleman Hawkins tends to be great! The setting is quite laidback – and Hawkins' time-weathered tenor is placed in a perfect setting with Tommy Flanagan on piano, Major Holley on bass, and Eddie Locke on drums. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited numbered edition #0805.)

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Roy Haynes QuartetOut Of The Afternoon ... CD
Impulse, 1962. Used ... $9.99
Drummer Roy Haynes always brings something great to the table for any album he does as a leader – and this record is no exception! Here, the "added something" is the presence of Roland Kirk on reeds – offered a key early chance to express his most modern ideas in the freedom ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Earl HinesOnce Upon A Time ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of our favorite records by Earl Hines – a hip little comeback set, recorded in the mid 60s with an Ellingtonish lineup that includes Clark Terry, Cat Anderson, Ray Nance, Lawrence Brown, Jimmy Hamilton, and Johnny Hodges. Hines' piano is certainly a strong force in the record, but even ... read more CD
(Part of the "Impulse – The Masterworks" series! UHQCD pressing.)

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Johnny HodgesEverybody Knows Johnny Hodges (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Impulse, 1964. Used ... $6.99
A nice little 60s album by Johnny Hodges – one of the few post-Verve sessions that has him still playing in the hard swinging Ellingtonia small combo mode of the 50s! Players are all strong – and include Jimmy Jones, Cat Anderson, Ray Nance, Harry Carney, and Paul Gonsalves – and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Freddie HubbardArtistry of Freddie Hubbard (Impulse pressing) ... CD
Impulse, 1962. Used ... $7.99
A beautiful album that we'd rank as one of Freddie Hubbard's greatest recordings ever – a truly sublime set that's quite different than his Blue Note work of the 60s, and which really shows him emerging as a major talent on the trumpet! The set features a core sextet of key players – ... read more CD
(Out of print, clear promotional sticker on digipack cover.)

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✨✧ Milt JacksonImpulse Years ... LP
Impulse, Late 50s/1960s. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A surprisingly big collection of tracks from Milt – documenting his oft-forgotten years at Impulse Records, plus a few more sides from albums he cut with other folks for ABC. The range of the material is far greater than you might think – and takes Milt way past the MJQ stylings of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has light wear.)

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Milt JacksonJazz N Samba ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1964. New Copy ... $19.99
This may not be Milt Jackson's purest album – but oh how we love it! Milt's working here more in a Verve pop jazz mode than a highbrow third stream one – with bossa backings on about half the album, and good small combo work on the rest. The first half features Jimmy Heath on tenor, ... read more CD
(UHQCD pressing!)

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Milt JacksonJazz N Samba ... LP
Impulse, 1964. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
This may not be Milt Jackson's purest album – but oh how we love it! Milt's working here more in a Verve pop jazz mode than a highbrow third stream one – with bossa backings on about half the album, and good small combo work on the rest. The first half features Jimmy Heath on tenor, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing with Van Gelder/Stereo stamps.)
Also available Jazz N Samba ... CD 19.99

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Milt JacksonStatements ... CD
Impulse/GRP, 1961/1964. Used ... $10.99
A great statement from vibist Milt Jackson – one of his key solo sessions in a great 60s run of recordings away from the Modern Jazz Quartet! Like the classics that followed this one, the vibe is much more soulful than any of Milt's records with the MJQ – kind of an extension of the ... read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ Milt Jackson & Ray BrownThat's The Way It Is ... CD
Impulse/Universal (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
At the end of the 60s, Milt Jackson and Ray Brown cut some very groovy records together – teamed up in a great pairing of styles that pushed both of them way past the more standard sounds of earlier years! This album's one of the best of the bunch – as it features pianist Monty ... read more CD
(Part of the "Impulse – The Masterworks" series! UHQCD pressing.)
Also available That's The Way It Is ... CD 11.99
 
 



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