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Rez Abbasi, Sheryl Bailey, Peter Bernstein, & OthersHonoring Pat Martino Vol 1 ... CD
High Note, 2022. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
A host of great guitarists, all coming together to pay tribute to one of their own – the mighty Pat Martino, an artist on the strings from his early years in the 60s in organ combos, through his very creative 70s material, into a great run of albums in later years too! Pat's memory is in ... read more CD

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Emmanuel Abdul-RahimHarlem ... LP
Olufsen/Acid Jazz (UK), 1988. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
A sublime criss-crossing of jazz modes and percussion – served up here by Emmanuel Abdul-Rahim, an artist who doesn't always record much as a leader, but always gives us something fantastic when he does! The album's from the late 80s, but has a sense of spiritual exploration that's more 70s ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bilal AbdurahmanEchoes Of Timbuktu & Beyond In Congo Square ... CD
Folkways, 1979. New Copy Gatefold ... $8.99 16.98
A beautifully poetic take on the transplantation of African sounds in the US scene – played on a variety of different instruments by Bilal Abdurahman! The tracks are mostly short, percussive ones – with the strongest focus on instrumentation, but with occasional vocal refrains from ... (Global Grooves, Jazz) read more CD
(Special limited CD – pressed up for us by the Smithsonian Folkways label. Comes with original cover artwork, and the CD also features a PDF file with the original liner notes and other materials from the original record release.)

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John AbercrombieCurrent Events ... LP
ECM, 1986. Sealed ... $16.99
Lots of great guitar work from John Abercrombie, including some guitar keys too – next to the bass of Marc Johnson and drums of Peter Erskine! LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed! Cover has a cutout mark.)

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✨✧ John Abercrombie/Ralph TownerSargasso Sea ... LP
ECM, 1976. Sealed ... $19.99
A classic acoustic set on ECM – a pairing of guitarists John Abercrombie and Ralph Towner, working here together in a beautifully spare sound! The album predates the bigger wave of work like this that would soon become cliched by the start of the 80s – and both players stretch out with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed US pressing! Cover has a small cutout mark.)

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Joshua AbramsCloud Script ... LP
Rogue Art (France), 2020. New Copy Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Tremendous work from Joshua Abrams – a set that's very different than some of his other work in recent years, but every bit as great! The set's got a lean group – Abrams on bass, Jeff Parker on guitar, Gerald Cleaver on drums, and the great Ari Brown on tenor – of Awakening fame ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Muhal Richard Abrams featuring Malachi FavorsSightsong ... LP
Black Saint, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
A fantastic record – and one of the warmest, most soulful sets we've ever heard from Muhal Richard Abrams! The album features Muhal's piano alongside the bass of Malachi Favors – a really unique duo outing that unlocks a whole new side of both players, especially Favors, who really ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Muhal Richard Abrams/George Lewis/Roscoe MitchellStreaming ... CD
PI Recordings, 2006. Used ... $9.99
Muhal Richard Abrams on piano, bell, bamboo flute, taxi horn, and percussion; George Lewis on trombone and laptop; Roscoe Mitchell on soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, and percussion. CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ Idris Ackamoor & The PyramidsAngel Fell ... LP
Strut (UK), 2018. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $27.99 28.99
Saxophonist Idris Ackamoor is a living jazz legend – but not the kind that's stale and stuffy, and instead a continuously vibrant player who's given us mindblowing music since his initial recordings with his Pyramids group in the 70s! This version of the Pyramids is different than that one, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Idris Ackamoor & The PyramidsShaman ... LP
Strut (UK), 2020. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $27.99 29.99
A tremendous return to form for reedman Idris Ackamoor and his Pyramids group – and a record that we love every bit as much as his classic material from the 70s! There's a power, righteousness, and urgency to this album that we haven't heard from Ackamoor in years – very much the kind ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Acme Jazz GarageSharkskin ... CD
Solar Grooves, 2021. Used ... $1.99
Matt Swenson on guitar, Bryan Lewis on piano, Hammond B3 organ, and synthesizer, Philip Booth on bass and French horn, Jeremy Powell and Rick Runion on tenor saxophone, Christian Taylor Ryan on baritone and alto saxophone, Peggy Morris on flute, Jen Peacock Ryan on trumpet, Alex Belliveau on ... read more CD

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Rino Adamo, Sergio Corbini & Stefano FranceschiniEndless Work ... CD
Slam (UK), 2018. Used ... $4.99
Rino Adamo on violin and electronics, Sergio Corbini on piano and synthesizer, and Stefano Franceschini on soprano and baritone saxophone, contralto clarinet, and electronics. CD

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Nicki & Patrick AdamsLynx ... CD
Sunnyside, 2021. Used ... $4.99
Nicki Adams on piano and Patrick Adams on trumpet. CD
(Penmark through barcode.)

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Nicki Adams & Michael EatonParaphrase ... CD
Steeplechase (Denmark), 2022. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
Piano, tenor, and nothing else at all – the former played by Nicki Adams, the latter by Michael Eaton – at a level that's very different than any sort of old school duets of this nature! Neither player is pulling back at all – there's less of the sense of "you go first, then ... read more CD

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✨✧ Pepper Adams & The Tommy Banks TrioLive At Room At The Top (2LP 180 gram pressing) (2022 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Reel To Reel, 1972. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Pepper Adams is easily one of the hippest players you'll ever hear on the baritone sax – an artist who changed in great ways over the decades, and always seemed to deliver something special when he got a chance to record as a leader! That's definitely the case here – as Adams stretches ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition pressing of 1400!)

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Cannonball Adderley74 Miles Away/Walk Tall ... CD
Capitol/Universal (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A stone classic from Cannonball Adderley – and a pivotal set that has him continuing the live recording setting of some of his best 60s albums, while also stretching forward to some of the more inventive ideas of the latter part of the decade! David Axelrod produced, and the album's ... read more CD

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Cannonball AdderleyAccent On Africa ... CD
Capitol/Universal (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $13.99
Wickedly hip work from Cannonball Adderley – and one of his real standout sessions for Capitol Records in the 60s! The set lives up to its "Africa" promise right from the very first note – and features a set of loud, proud tunes that really bring out the righteous sounds of ... read more CD

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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleyCannonball & Coltrane (aka Cannonball In Chicago) ... LP
Limelight, 1959. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A great session from 1959 – one that features John Coltrane playing with the Adderley group, recorded in Chicago when they were stopping through the city with Miles Davis' combo at the time! In fact, since the rhythm section includes Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers, and Jimmy Cobb – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Later pink label stereo pressing in a non-gatefold cover.)

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Cannonball AdderleyCannonball Adderley Live! ... CD
Capitol/Universal (Japan), 1964. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Cannonball Adderley with David Axelrod production – a combination that couldn't miss back in the 60s! In keeping with the success of the Mercy Mercy Mercy album done with Axelrod, Capitol did everything they could to catch Cannonball in a live setting – a great move, given the open, ... read more CD

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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleyCannonball Adderley Quintet In Chicago/Mating Call ... CD
Masterworks (Spain), 1956/1959. Used Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
John Coltrane on tenor saxophone, Cannonball Adderley on alto saxophone, Wynton Kelly on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Jimmy Cobb on drums. CD

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Cannonball AdderleyCannonball In Europe ... CD
Capitol/Universal (Japan), 1962. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Rare concert work by Cannonball Adderley – recorded live in Europe in the early 60s, only ever issued there until a much later release in the US, but every bit as essential as any of the Adderley live combo albums from the early 60s – including their classics at the Lighthouse and in ... read more CD

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Cannonball AdderleyIn The Land Of Hi Fi With Julian Cannonball Adderley ... LP
EmArcy, 1956. Very Good ... $16.99
The title's a bit of a mouthful, but a good description of the way Cannonball was presented in the years before his soul jazz groove firmly kicked in! The "hi fi" is a bit overstated – as the album's pretty much of a straight jazz record, featuring Cannon blowing lead solos in a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Mercury pressing with deep groove. Vinyl has a mark that clicks a bit on "Junior's Tune". Cover has masking tape holding the top seam, some splitting in the bottom seam, a name written in pen on both sides, and a couple of ink stamps in back.)

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Cannonball AdderleyKnow What I Mean? (Japanese pressing – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside/Victor (Japan), 1961. Used ... $11.99
Beautiful early work from Cannonball Adderley – and a record that's quite different than most of his better known sets from the time! The album's more spare and stripped-down than usual – with Cannon's alto in a quartet alongside Bill Evans on piano, Percy Heath on bass, and Connie Kay ... read more CD
(Out of print, 1991 Japanese pressing with 2 bonus tracks.)

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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleySomethin' Else (with bonus track) ... CD
Blue Note, 1958. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A landmark album – even if it was the only session that Cannonball Adderley ever cut for Blue Note! The album was recorded at a time when Adderley was working with Miles Davis – and as such, the session features a group that includes Miles, blowing trumpet in a cool tone that's a ... read more CD

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Cannonball AdderleySwingin' In Seattle – Live At The Penthouse 1966 to 1967 ... CD
Reel To Real, Mid 60s. New Copy ... $14.99 18.99
Great live work from the Cannonball Adderley Quintet – recorded during a time when the group's star was really rising on Capitol Records, but at a level that's got the more open-ended, freely-blown style of their classic concert dates for Riverside! The material here was all recorded for ... read more CD
(Excellent package – with great mastering, and a 28 page booklet of notes!)

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Cannonball Adderley with Nancy Wilson & Lou RawlsIn Person ... CD
Capitol/Universal (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $13.99
Almost everything soulful at Capitol Records in the mid 60s – packed together in one sweet little place! The set's a winner in a great line of Cannonball Adderley live dates from the time – produced by David Axelrod, and done with that great mix of angular, slightly electric groove the ... read more CD

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✨✧ Nat AdderleySayin' Somethin ... LP
Atlantic, 1966. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
A stone killer from Cannonball Adderley's funky brother – one of the best soul jazz sets ever cut by Nat Adderley, and one done with a smoking 60s Atlantic Records groove! Nat's blowing trumpet throughout – and working in 2 different groups – one a larger ensemble with a tight ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono red & purple label pressing, including Atlantic inner sleeve. Cover has light aging.)

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✨✧ Nat AdderleyWork Song ... LP
Riverside, 1960. Very Good+ ... $79.99
When it comes to soul jazz, you can't get any more classic than this! The title was one of the biggest jazz hits of the 60s – covered by countless other artists, but presented here in all its original brilliance in a group led by its composer, a young Nat Adderley! At the time of the record ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing with silver text, microphone logo, and deep groove! Interesting cover variant – side is white, not red.)

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Mario AdnetFrom The Heart ... CD
Adventure Music, 2006. Used ... $6.99
Beautiful Brazilian jazz from guitarist Mario Adnet – an artist with a sound that recalls some of our favorite work from the great indie fusion explosion in Brazil during the 80s! Mario plays acoustic guitar in a lightly dancing way that's initiated by bossa, but has stronger ties to the ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more CD

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Mario Adnet & Jobim JazzMore Jobim Jazz ... CD
Adventure Music, 2011. Used ... $9.99
A great follow-up to the first Jobim Jazz set from guitarist Mario Adnet – and in many ways, an even better-conceived version of the project! The difference this time around is that Adnet's been working through the concept in a live setting for a few years – and has come up with ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print. Digipack has some light edgewear and a punch through the barcode.)

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Jamey AebersoldBossa Novas ... LP
JA Records, 1984. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A lost gem in the jazz instruction catalog of Jamey Abersold – a set of soulful bossa nova tunes played by a piano trio that features Hal Galper on piano, Steve Gilmore on bass, and Bill Goodwin on drums. The tracks are simple, but grooving with the soulfulness of Galper's best records from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the booklet.)

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Aeroplane TrioNaranja Ha (CD & DVD) ... CD
Drip Audio (Canada), 2010. Used CD & DVD ... $4.99
JP Carter on trumpet and cornet, Russell Sholberg on double bass, saw and mbira, and Skye Brooks on drums and percussion. CD

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AffinityAffinity (4CD set – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Paramount/Esoteric (UK), 1970. New Copy 4CD ... $36.99 51.99
A massive set of work from Affinity – a group who only gave the world one classic album, but have a heck of a lot more to offer too! The set begins with the self-titled album from Affinity – a British rock combo, but one with a distinctly jazzy feel – one that's often quite funky ... (Rock, Jazz) read more CD

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AirAir Song ... CD
Why Not (UK), 1975. Used ... $24.99
A tremendous album from Air – recorded in their native Chicago, but one of the landmark 70s sessions on Japan's Why Not label! The trio is in wonderful formation here – very focused, with a sharpness that you don't always get in some of their other recordings – a perfect balance ... read more CD
(Original UK CD pressing.)

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AirAir Time ... CD
Nessa, 1977. New Copy ... $13.99 16.98
One of the best albums ever by this legendary Chicago trio – a great example of the way that records on the Nessa label can really get to the heart of artists' intentions! The trio of Henry Threadgill on reeds, Fred Hopkins on bass, and Steve McCall on percussion have never sounded better ... read more CD

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AirtoSeeds On The Ground – The Natural Sounds Of Airto (blue vinyl pressing) ... LP
Buddah/Real Gone, 1971. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $30.99 32.99
Easily one of the greatest records that Brazilian percussionist Airto ever recorded – a stunning blend roots and jazzy currents, and a set that follows strongly off his work in the group Quarteto Novo! The set's got contributions from one of his key partners in that combo – reedman ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 1000 – on blue vinyl!)

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✨✧ AirtoTouching You, Touching Me ... CD
Warner/Wounded Bird, 1979. Used ... $34.99
One of Airto's most polished records, and an album that we've really grown to love over the years! There's a pretty strong modern soul/R&B component to the album – but at the core, there's still a strong feeling for Brazilian rhythms, and the record's got a wonderfully warm Brazilian ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Tohru AizawaTachibana ... LP
Tachibana/BBE (UK), 1975. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $39.99 48.99
A real mindblower from the Japanese scene of the 70s – a perfect illustration of why that world of records was so incredible during the decade! The music here is spiritual, but also somewhat free – served up by musicians who'd clearly been inspired by John Coltrane and the Impulse ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Noel Akchote/Mary Halvorson/Bill FrisellLoving Highsmith ... CD
Ayler (Sweden), 2022. New Copy ... $25.99 28.99
A pair of duets, greatly expanded here – and taken way past their initial use as music for a really lovely film about the author Patricia Highsmith! There's nothing really soundtrack-like about the music – although the setting has given all the artists involved a chance to work on some ... read more CD

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Ambrose AkinmusireImagined Savior Is Far Easier To Paint ... CD
Blue Note, 2014. Used ... $9.99
The music here is as evocative as the title – almost a mix of contemporary Blue Note modes with older ECM styles – all served up as a perfect showcase for the ever-growing talents of trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire! We've really dug the last two records from Ambrose, and this one seems to ... read more CD

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Toshiko AkiyoshiUnited Notions ... LP
MGM/Metro, 1958. Very Good+ ... $44.99
A unique early large group session from pianist Toshiko Akioshi – recorded with a hip group of international players! The record's almost a precursor of some of Akioshi's better-known big band work of later years – but it's got more of a small combo feel overall, thanks to a tight ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original red label pressing, with deep groove! Cover has green tape on the bottom seam, but this is a great copy overall.)

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✨✧ Toshiko Akiyoshi & Charlie MarianoToshiko Mariano Quartet (Candid) ... CD
Candid/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1960. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
One of the few recorded meetings of alto saxophonist Charlie Mariano and pianist Toshiko Akioshi in the studio – quite strange given that they were a couple at the time! The session's easily one of the last great American sessions by either player – a work that shows Mariano's alto ... read more CD

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Jan AkkermanHeartware (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Hux, 1987/1998. Used ... $9.99
Jan Akkerman on guitars and synth programming, Michael Peet and Manuel Hugas on bass, and Ton Dijkman on drums and percussion. CD includes the original 1987 album, plus an additional 8 tracks recorded in 1998. CD

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✨✧ Manny Albam, Al Cohn, Hal McKusick, & OthersJazz Cornucopia ... LP
Coral, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Modern jazz from the Coral Records label – a great collection of sides that really made the imprint sparkle in the 50s! The tracks here are a variety of selections from some of the best Coral jazzmen – not all of whom are easy to find on other records. Anthony Ortega really stands out ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original maroon label Coral pressing with deep groove. Cover has a split top seam.)

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Joe AlbanyPortrait Of An Artist ... CD
Elektra/Wounded Bird, 1982. New Copy ... $3.99 11.98
A great portrait of an under-recorded artist – Joe Albany's last album ever, recorded for Elektra records during their early 80s run of straight jazz sides! The record's got a spare, personal quality that's similar to Albany's other late work – but it's a bit more professionally put ... read more CD

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Gerald AlbrightVery Best Of Gerald Albright ... CD
Atlantic, Late 80s/Early 90s. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print. Still sealed.)

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Rodolfo AlchourronSanata Y Clarificacion Volumes 1 & 2 ... CD
Vampi Soul (Spain), 1972/1974. New Copy ... $5.99 16.99
A cool collection of very unusual grooves from Argentine composer/guitarist Rodolfo Alchourron – part of a generation of groundbreaking musicians in his homeland that also included Lalo Schifrin and Gato Barbieri – yet unlike those artists, a talent that never achieved greater global ... read more CD

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Melissa Aldana12 Stars ... LP
Blue Note, 2022. New Copy ... $18.99 21.99
Tenorist Melissa Aldana is no newcomer to jazz, but this Blue Note debut really seems to open up a special sort of sound in her music – a mode that's both deeper and more sensitive, and filled with a really rich sense of color and tone! A key musical partner on the date is guitarist Lage ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AldorandeDeux ... CD
Favorite (France), 2021. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
A really fantastic second album from this keyboard-heavy combo from France – a set that's even more cosmic and spacey than their first album, as you might guess from the cover – thanks in large part to all sorts of great work from Florian Pellissier, on a host of keys that includes ... (Deep Funk, Jazz) read more CD

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Matthew Alec & the Soul ElectricCleveland Time ... CD
Cleveland Time, 2021. Used ... $6.99
Matthew Alec on tenor saxophone, Brian Woods on piano, Steven Forrest Sanders on guitar, Jared Lees on bass, Jeremiah Hawkins and Leon Henault on drums, Minus the Alien on vocals, Tom Malone on trombone, and Tim Coyne on trumpet. CD

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Gabriel AlegriaNuevo Mundo ... CD
Saponegro, 2007. Used ... $5.99
(Latin, Jazz) CD
(Out of print. Digipack has a 1 inch tear at the corner.)

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Oscar AlemanGuitar Of Oscar Aleman Volume Two ... LP
Old Masters, Mid 30s/1940s/Early 50s. Very Good ... $9.99
Features the tracks "Begin The Beguine" "Bye Bye Blues" "Besame Mucho" "Malaguena" "Limehouse Blues" and more! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light staining and a sticker spot. Vinyl has a mark that clicks during "Crazy Rhythm.")

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✨✧ Paulo Alencar/Joao MirellesJazza Nova/Cool Samba (with bonus track) ... CD
Fresh Sound (Spain), 1962. New Copy ... $15.99 18.99
Rare bossa jazz from the start of the 60s – two great albums on a single CD! First up is Jazza Nova by Paulo Alencar – an amazing lost bossa jazz session recorded in Brazil, but issued here in the US by Atlantic! Paulo Alencar's group is supposedly filled with "all stars" ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more CD

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Eric AlexanderGentle Ballads (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Venus (Japan), 2004. New Copy (reissue)... $56.99
A long-overdue session of ballads from modern tenor giant Eric Alexander – a player we've always loved for his soaring, leaping lines on soul jazz sets – but who also has just the right tone to carry off an album of mellow tunes and ballads! Alexander's tone reminds us a lot of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Part of the Venus Hyper Magnum Sound Masterpiece LP Collection!)

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Eric AlexanderGentle Ballads 6 ... CD
Venus (Japan), 2022. New Copy ... $29.99 34.99
A great installment in this long-running series from tenor saxophonist Eric Alexander – a player who also picks up a bit of alto on the record too! As with the previous volumes, this is way more than just a set of sleepy ballads – as the presentation is way more than "gentle" ... read more CD

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Eric AlexanderMy Favorite Things (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Venus (Japan), 2007. New Copy (reissue)... $54.99 59.99
A fitting title for this one – because Eric Alexander is one of our favorite things in jazz – and albums like this are the reason why! Alexander's tenor is in very sharp-edged formation here – working with a familiar quartet of David Hazeltine on piano, John Webber on bass, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Great Japanese pressing – heavy vinyl and cover, with obi!)

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Taru AlexanderEchoes Of The Masters ... CD
Sunnyside, 2022. New Copy ... $9.99 16.99
Beautifully bold work from drummer Taru Alexander – a musician who was maybe getting some initial attention as the son of saxophonist Roland Alexander, but a player who really comes into his own with this fantastic record! The mighty Antoine Roney is in the group, sounding stronger than we've ... read more CD

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Van AlexanderHome Of Happy Feet ... LP
Capitol, 1959. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A tribute album to the bands and tunes made famous at the Savoy ballroom in the 30s – with sidemen that include Plas Johnson, Paul Horn, and Barney Kessel. Titles include "Let's Get Together", "Chant Of The Weed", "Uptown Rhapsody", "Stompin' At The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing. Cover has some wear and aging, half split top seam, and a center split in the bottom seam.)

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✨✧ Kamal Abdul Alim & The BrothersDance ... CD
Stash/Soul Brother (UK), 1988. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
A really fantastic little record – a set that shows a strong evolution of spiritual jazz styles into the 80s! The set was recorded at a time when the jazz underground was really getting a lot of exposure, and was bursting forward with a new sense of hope – a quality that you can really ... read more CD

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Mike AllemanaVonology ... CD
Ears & Eyes, 2022. New Copy ... $9.99 12.99
A wonderfully surprising effort from guitarist Mike Allemana – a secret hero of ours in the Chicago jazz scene for many years – as a player who first worked with tenor giant Von Freeman, and later with guitarist George Freeman – and who's gone on to be both a supporter of and ... read more CD
Also available Vonology (with download) ... LP 20.99

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Mike AllemanaVonology (with download) ... LP
Ears & Eyes, 2022. New Copy ... $20.99 25.00
A wonderfully surprising effort from guitarist Mike Allemana – a secret hero of ours in the Chicago jazz scene for many years – as a player who first worked with tenor giant Von Freeman, and later with guitarist George Freeman – and who's gone on to be both a supporter of and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Vonology ... CD 9.99

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Byron Allen TrioByron Allen Trio ... CD
Calibre/ESP (Netherlands), 1965. Used ... $9.99
Beautifully free alto work from Byron Allen – a player who really shines brightly on this rare session for ESP Records – one of the few ever cut under his own name! Allen's got a style that's right up there with the 60s best from Ornette Coleman or Marion Brown – able to move ... read more CD
(1999 pressing.)

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Harry AllenFlying Over Rio ... CD
Arbors, 2014. Used ... $5.99
Harry Allen on sax, Klaus Mueller on piano, Guilherme Monteiro on guitar, Nilson Matta on bass, Duduka Da Fonseca on drums & Maucha Adnet on vocals. CD

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Henry Red Allen & OthersRide Red Ride ... CD
ASV (UK), 1930s/Early 40s. Used ... $6.99
A great little collection that spotlights the work of trumpeter Henry Red Allen. Includes recordings with Luis Russell and his Orchestra, Fletcher Henderson, Billy Banks and his Orchestra, Jack Bland and his Orchestra, Coleman Hawkins and his Orchestra, and the Rhythmmakers. CD
(Out of print.)

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JD AllenQueen City ... CD
Savant, 2021. New Copy ... $15.99 16.99
A really powerful solo album from JD Allen – maybe the first we've ever heard from the tenor saxophonist, and a set that's got a very different vibe than some of his recent outings with groups! Allen recorded the music during the height of lockdown in 2020, at a time when he'd had to step ... read more CD

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Steve AllenCool Quiet Bossa Nova ... CD
Dot/Laser Light, 1967. Used ... $5.99
Steve Allen's not a name we'd usually associate with bossa nova, but he does a surprisingly great job on this sweet little set – thanks to help from a small combo of west coast players! The album's still in the jazz mode of some of Allen's other albums for Dot, but the rhythms are bossa all ... read more CD
(Out of print and still sealed.)

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Mose AllisonI Don't Worry About A Thing (gold vinyl pressing) ... LP
Atlantic/Modern Harmonic, 1962. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.99
Early Atlantic Records work from the great Mose Allison – easily one of the most unique jazz artists of his time! Most started out as a pianist with a nicely bluesy vibe, but soon added in this excellent vocal approach that was maybe part New Orleans, part New York hipster – delivered ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Justo AlmarioLove Thy Neighbor ... CD
Echo, 2004. Used ... $9.99
Justo Almario on tenor sax, Francisco Torres on trombone, Donald Vega on piano, Rene Camacho on bass, and Lorca Hart on drums. CD

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Laurindo AlmeidaConcierto De Aranjuez ... CD
East Wind (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $9.99
Guitarist Laurindo Almeida returns to a bit of his roots here – but he also shows off a lot of the jazz experience he's picked up along the way! The album features Almeida working solo on acoustic guitar – although possibly overdubbed alongside himself at times – and while the ... read more CD

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Laurindo AlmeidaConcierto De Aranjuez ... LP
Inner City, 1979. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Guitarist Laurindo Almeida returns to a bit of his roots here – but he also shows off a lot of the jazz experience he's picked up along the way! The album features Almeida working solo on acoustic guitar – although possibly overdubbed alongside himself at times – and while the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Laurindo AlmeidaFirst Concerto For Guitar & Orchestra ... LP
Concord, 1979. Near Mint- ... $8.99
Almeida performs with the Los Angeles Orchestra de Camara, conducted by Elmer Ramsey. LP, Vinyl record album

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Laurindo AlmeidaNew Directions ... LP
Crystal Clear, 1979. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A special audiophile session – recorded direct to disc – with a combo that includes Almeida on guitar, Abe Most on clarinet, Dante Varola on percussion and piano, and Chuck Flores on drums! LP, Vinyl record album

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Laurindo AlmeidaVirtuoso Guitar ... LP
Crystal Clear, 1977. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Jazzy guitar from the great Laurindo Almeida – with Chuck Domanico on bass, Clare Fischer on acoustic and electric iano, Emil Richards on vibes and marimba, Frederick Seykora on cello, Aime Maurice Vereeck on percussion, and Chuck Flores on drums and percussion. LP, Vinyl record album
(White vinyl pressing. Cover has some wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Herb Alpert with Lani HallSteppin' Out ... CD
Shout Factory, 2013. Used ... $3.99
A great groove from Herb Alpert – and a set that almost returns him back to his best fusion styles of the 70s! Lani Hall's billed on the title of this one, but only sings on a handful of tracks – leaving most of the set to focus on Herb's sweet trumpet lines, out front of backings that ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Alpha Rhythm KingsSharp Dressed Men ... CD
Alpha Rhythm Kings, Used ... $6.99
Tracks include "Sheik Of Araby", "Anaheim Hop", "Fools Are Getting Scarcer", "That's Life", and "School Days:. CD

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Malik AlstonMalik Alston Presents Painted Pictures – Air ... LP
Jazz Diaries, 2021. New Copy ... $23.99 26.99
Fantastic funky keyboard work from Malik Alston – an artist we loved when he first rose up from the Detroit scene earlier in the century, and who seems to have only gotten better as the years move on! Malik's music has a sophistication here we didn't hear at the start – still largely ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AlteredGraphic ... CD
Flitcraft, 2003. Used ... $9.99
Jeff Miley on guitar, John Flitcraft on bass,and Steve Holmes on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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Joe AltermanUpside Of Down – Live At Birdland ... CD
Ropeadope, 2020. Used ... $9.99
Joe Alterman on piano, Nathaniel Schroeder on bass, and Marlon Patton on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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Pedro Melo Alves' Omniae Large EnsembleLumina ... CD
Clean Feed (Portugal), 2021. Used ... $9.99
Frederic Cardoso on alto and bass clarinet, Jose Soares on alto saxophone, Albert Cirera on tenor and soprano saxophone, Ricardo Pereira and Xavi Sousa on trombone, Gileno Santana on trumpet, Fabio Rodrigues on tuba, Clara Saleiro on flute, Joao Pedro Brandao on flute and alto saxophone, Alvaro ... read more CD

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Rodrigo AmadoNorthern Liberties ... CD
Not Two (Poland), 2021. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
Tenorist Rodrigo Amado is at the head of a really great group here – a quartet that can come on fierce when needed, but also really work together to build up their sound slowly – improvising in ways that are open, yet feel structured too – especially on the moments that let the ... read more CD

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Rodrigo Amado & Chris CorsanoNo Place To Fall ... CD
Astral Spirits, 2019. New Copy ... $8.99
Searing sounds from this excellent duo – Rodrigo Amado on tenor and Chris Corsano on drums – both musicians that have such a clear, tight understanding of each other that they're able to improvised freely in fantastic ways – whether moving at top speed as a duo, or stepping ... read more CD
(Limited edition.)

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✨✧ Zoh Amba/William Parker/Francisco MelaO Life O Light Vol 1 (with bonus track) ... CD
577, 2022. New Copy ... $11.99 13.99
Reed player Zoh Amba is in some fantastic company here – every bit as great as you'd guess in a trio setting with William Parker on bass and Francisco Mela on drums! Yet even amidst these giants, Amba more than holds her own – especially on tenor, which she blows in this raw, raspy ... read more CD

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AmbianceDrift Up To Space (with bonus download) ... LP
Da Mon/High Jazz (Switzerland), 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99
There's few folks who were able to fuse spiritual jazz ideas with more soul and funk-based material as well as Daoud Abubakar Balewa and his Ambiance ensemble – a group who made a few wonderful records at the start of the 80s! This album's got all the complexity of some of our favorite indie ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Ambiance II Fusion EnsembleGida Gida – Tight & Tidy (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Da Mon/P-Vine (Japan), 1981. New Copy ... $18.99
One of the best records ever recorded by the Ambiance II Fusion Ensemble – a group led by sax player Daoud Abubakar Balewa – and grooving here in a mix of soul jazz and electric fusion that sounds pretty darn sweet overall! Daoud's got a pinched style to his reed work, creating a tone ... read more CD

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Franco AmbrosettiHeart Bop ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1981. New Copy ... $13.99
That's "heart bop", not "hardbop" – a title that really gets at the warm feeling and sense of soul on this overlooked date! The album's an early 80s gem from Enja – cut at a time when the label was really finding its own, and doing an especially great job of giving ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)

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✨✧ Francesco AmentaMidtown Walk ... CD
Amenta, 2021. Used ... $9.99
Francesco Amenta on tenor saxophone, Cyrus Chestnut on piano, Kimon Karfoutzos on bass, and Gary Kerezou on drums. CD

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American-Dutch All StarsFor All We Know ... CD
Blue Jack Jazz/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 2003. New Copy ... $9.99
A tight, old school set of jazz from the Dutch American All Stars – a group that features trumpeter John Marshall, pianist Hod O'Brien, bassist Jacques Schols, and drummer Peter Ypma – all playing here in very relaxed, familiar company! There's nothing too fancy or overdone with these ... read more CD
(Part of the "Jazz Premium Seats – Rare Jazz – Live & Sessions" series!)

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Gene AmmonsBig Sound (Groove Blues/Big Sound) ... LP
Prestige, 1958. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $16.99
A nice 2LP set that collects material recorded on January 3, 1958 – originally issued as 2 separate LPs, The Big Sound and Groove Blues, but collected here together in its entirety, along with a good set of notes! The album's classic Ammons, playing in a laidback open-ended blowing session, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light surface wear.)

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Gene AmmonsBoss Tenor (RVG remaster series) ... CD
Prestige, 1960. Used ... $2.99
A soul jazz classic from Gene Ammons – the kind of session that easy made him "boss" on tenor – with a tone and conception that few other players could touch! The set is done in a style that's laidback, but never too loose – bouncing along in that "with conga" ... read more CD
(Traycard has some clear tape and is missing one spine.)

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Gene AmmonsBrother Jug! ... LP
Prestige, 1970. Very Good+ ... $29.99
A great bit of jazz funk from tenor genius Gene Ammons – really reinventing himself here after some time off the scene in the 60s! The set has Gene picking up a great groove with help from Billy Butler on guitar and Sonny Phillips on organ – and the great Bernard Pretty Purdie is also ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing with Van Gelder stamp.)

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Gene AmmonsFree Again ... LP
Prestige, 1973. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Dang! Poor Gene Ammons kept getting stuck with albums that had titles which referenced his prison time! Fortunately, the quality of this one's good enough to live past the stupid name – and the record has Gene blowing with a larger group of west coast soul jazz players, arranged by Bobby ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has faint ring wear, a cut corner and a peel spot on the back.)

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✨✧ Gene AmmonsGene Ammons All Star Sessions (aka Woofin & Tweetin) ... CD
Prestige/OJC, Early 50s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A classic album from Gene Ammons – one that features the tenor legend at his prime, working in two different settings! The first batch has Ammons "battling" Sonny Stitt in a set of stuff that features hard twin tenors in the frontline, with the kind of cutting contests the two of ... read more CD

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Gene AmmonsLight, Bluesy, & Moody ... LP
Wing/Mercury, Late 40s/Late 50s. Very Good ... $8.99
Essential early stuff by Jug! The record is a 50s compilation of singles that Jug cut for Mercury during the late 40s, when he was transforming from a hard swing player into a firey bopper – but one who was capable of infusing his solos with a rich sense of emotion that was enough to bridge ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono blue label Wing pressing, with deep groove. Cover has a split top & spine, surface wear & aging.)

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Gene AmmonsSwinging The Jugg ... LP
Roots, Late 60s/1976. Very Good+ ... $6.99
A very nice set of tracks released after Gene Ammons' death – but probably recorded at some point in the early 60s, given the sound of the session. Jug's playing with a groovy little organ combo (players uncredited), and the feel of the material is nice laidback and lougey. There's a tasty ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has surface wear, a name in marker, and clear tape on the corners.)

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Gene AmmonsUp Tight! ... LP
Prestige, 1961. Very Good ... $29.99
A great little session by Jug – cut after the late 50s blowing session years, and with a much tighter sound that's very much in the pocket! The record features two groups – one with Walter Bishop, Art Davis, and Art Taylor; the other with Patti Brown, George Duvivier, and Taylor ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow and black label NJ pressing, with RVG stamp. Vinyl is nice and clean, but has a mark that clicks for a bit in two spots.)

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Gene AmmonsVelvet Soul ... LP
Prestige, 1964. Very Good ... $9.99
Classic mellow Jug – from a time when Prestige discovered that Gene Ammons would sell equally well to the mellow jazz crowd as to the jukebox jumpers. Most of the cuts feature Gene with a deep soulful tone that could qualify as "velvet", but which still has enough of a rough edge ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono blue trident label pressing. Cover has some wear and aging, smudged ink stamp and writing in pen in front, and an ink stamp, some pen marks, and a small stain in back.)

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Gene Ammons & Dexter GordonChase! (with extra tracks) ... CD
Prestige, 1970. Used ... $7.99
Gritty live work from twin tenor giants Gene Ammons and Dexter Gordon – recorded in an open-ended style that's a bit like some of Gordon's famous early work on the Central Avenue scene in LA, or Ammons' famous live "battles" with Sonny Stitt! The date was recorded in Chicago at the ... read more CD
(Still sealed.)

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David AmramHavana/New York ... LP
Flying Fish, 1977. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ David AmramLatin Jazz Celebration ... CD
Atlantic/Wounded Bird, 1983. New Copy ... $3.99 11.98
An early 80s look at Latin jazz from David Amram – with a who's who of Latin jazz players and stellar jazz musicians of other realms – including Paquito D'Riveria, Candido, Machito & Machito Jr, Brazilian percussion guru Duduca Fonseca, David Fathead Newman, Jimmy Knepper, Pepper ... read more CD

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Franck AmsallemGotham Goodbye ... CD
Jazz & People (France), 1990. Used Gatefold ... $11.99
Franck Amsallem on piano, Irving Acao on tenor sax, Viktor Nyberg on bass, and Gautier Garrigue on drums. CD
 
 



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