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Kate AmrineThis Is My Letter To The World ... CD
Innova, 2020. Used Gatefold ... $4.99
Tracks include "Close Fight", "Skin", "Thoughts & Prayers", "We Are Women", "This Is My Letter To The World", and "My Body My Choice". CD
(Packaged in a slim paper sleeve.)

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✨✧ Cat AndersonEllingtonia (ALA pressing) ... LP
ALA, 1959. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Quite an obscure date from trumpeter Cat Anderson – done for the tiny Wynne label in 1959, and in a great small group approximation of the Duke Ellington spirit! Anderson's trumpet is set nicely in a very hip little group – with players who include Ray Nance on violin, Quentin Jackson ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing. Cover has light wear, a sticker spot, and some splitting in the top seam.)

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✨✧ Clifton AndersonBeen Down This Road Before ... CD
Ropeadope, 2020. New Copy ... $9.99 15.99
Trombonist Clifton Anderson always makes us wait way too long between his albums as a leader – but each of his sets is definitely worth the anticipation, and seems to push Clifton's music forward a fair bit more than before! This album's a gem through and through – all original music, ... read more CD

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DK AndersonSongbook ... CD
DK Anderson, 2020. Used ... $3.99
Features DK Anderson on piano and keys, Eli Naragon on bass, David Jordan Hansen on drums, Diane Anderson on vocals, and guest saxophone from Tony Campbell. CD

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Fred Anderson QuartetBirdhouse ... CD
Okka Disk, 1996. New Copy ... $9.99 13.99
The first new studio recording by tenorist Fred Anderson since 1980 – and a set that shows just how much he'd grown in the intervening years! Here, Fred's newly alive with a younger Chicago group – a great quartet with Jim Baker on piano, Harrison Baker on bass, and Hamid Drake on ... read more CD

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Roman AndrenJuanita & Beyond – Live Studio Sessions ... CD
Ajabu/P-Vine (Japan), 2008. Used ... $6.99
Incredible work from Roman Andren – a genre-defying set that's filled with warmth, soul, and imagination – all recorded live in the studio with a really organic feel! The music's a cross between a few different jazz, Afro, and Latin modes – played by a group that features Roman ... (New Grooves, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print digipack pressing – in great shape with obi!)

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Paolo Angeli & Nanni AngeliTibi ... CD
ReR, 2010. Used ... $6.99
Paolo Angeli on guitar & Nanni Angeli producing. CD
(Out of print.)

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Angles 9Beyond Us ... CD
Clean Feed (Portugal), 2019. New Copy ... $13.99
A fantastic group that just seems to get better and better each time we hear them – one comprised of some of our favorite Swedish avant players of the past decade or two – coming together here in a way that's even greater than the sum of its parts! There's a bold energy to the group ... read more CD

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AnimaAnima Sound Im Lungau ... LP
Play Loud (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
Groundbreaking improvisations from the duo of Paul and Limpe Fuchs – working here at the Days Of Free Music Festival in 1977, on a host of unusual instruments of their own creation! About the only thing familiar here is the set of drums played at times by Limpe – alongside all sorts of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Anteloper (Jaimie Branch & Jason Nazary)Tour Beats Vol 1 ... LP
International Anthem, 2020. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
Mindblowing sounds from Anteloper – a great side project from trumpeter Jaimie Branch, and one that lets her open up with lots of the more electronic sides of her spirit! The set's a collaboration with Jason Nazary – who adds in acoustic drums plus a host of electronics and effects ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ray AnthonyI Remember Glenn Miller (10 inch LP) ... LP
Capitol, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $1.99
Includes "Tuxedo Junction", "Chattanooga Choo Choo", "Serenade In Blue", "Elmer's Tune", "In The Mood", "I Know Why", "Ida" & "Moonlight Serenade". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small sticker in the bottom right corner.)

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Marc AntoineClassical Soul ... CD
NYC, 1994. Used ... $6.99
Features guest vibes from Mike Mainieri. Tracks include "Unity", "French Dream", "Universal Language" and "New Boundaries". CD
(Out of print.)

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Tatsu AokiBasser Live II ... CD
Asian Improv, 2005. Used ... $6.99
Tatsu Aoki on acoustic bass & taiko, Hide Yoshihashi, Ryan Toguri & Amy Hamma on taiko drum & percussion. CD
(Out of print.)

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Tatsu AokiMiyumi Project ... CD
Southport, 2000. Used ... $7.99
Tatsu Aoki on bass, Mwata Bowden on baritone saxophone, clarinet, didgeridoo & woodwind, Paul Kim on buk, Hide Yoshihashi on percussion, Patti Adachi on taiko & Robbie Hunsinger on oboe, shenai & suona. CD

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Jon AppletonAppleton Syntonic Menagerie ... CD
Flying Dutchman/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... $13.99
An incredible record from the glory days of Flying Dutchman! The session's one of a rare few cut by electronic musician Jon Appleton, and it's a stunning blend of analogue electronics and sonic cut up material – a record of musique concrete compositions to rival the greatest work coming out ... (Out Sound, Jazz) read more CD
(Part of the "Solid Records – Jazz Giants" series!)

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Julian ArguellesGround Rush ... CD
Clean Feed, 2010. Used ... $8.99
Julian Arguelles on tenor saxophone, Michael Formanek on bass & Tom Rainey on drums. CD

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Joe Armon-JonesStarting Today ... LP
Brownswood (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
Joe Armon Jones sings and plays lots of cool Wurlitzer electric piano on this gem of an album – but the whole thing is maybe even more of a tribute to the warmly collaborative spirit of the contemporary London scene, as it is to the talents of the man himself! There's a nicely fluid sense of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Repressed!)

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Joe Armon-JonesTurn To Clear View ... CD
Brownswood (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A fantastic second set from keyboardist Joe Armon-Jones – a musician we first came to love in the UK-based Ezra Collective, and one who's now effortlessly bridging a space between jazz and soul! The record's got a vibe that's as cosmic as its cover – but one that comes not just through ... read more CD

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Louis ArmstrongBest Of Louis Armstrong – The Hot Five & Hot Seven Recordings ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, 1920s. Used ... $3.99
18 performances from the mid to late 20s. CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Louis ArmstrongBest Of The Decca Years Vol 2 – The Composer ... CD
Decca/MCA, Late 30s/Mid 50s. Used ... $1.99
13 tracks. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode & booklet.)

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Louis ArmstrongButter & Eggman ... CD
Tomato, Late 20s/1930s/1940s/1950s. Used ... $1.99
Features 17 tracks with vocals by Louis including "Dear Old Southland", "Jelly Roll Blues", "ConFessin", "When You're Smiling", "Black & Blue" and "La Vie En Rose". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Louis ArmstrongDisney Songs The Satchmo Way (2019 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Walt Disney, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
A very cool little record – even though it's a bit out of the ordinary for the Louis Armstrong catalog! The set was recorded during that 60s stretch when Louis was emerging as a hell of a charming singer – one who scored a few big pop hits, in a mode that he also invokes here – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Louis ArmstrongEvening With Louis Armstrong & His All Stars – In Concert At The Pasadena Civic Auditorium ... CD
GNP, Early 50s. Used ... $2.99
A different set than the famous Pasadena show on Decca! CD
(Bottom edge of tray card has been trimmed ever so slightly – very minor.)

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Louis ArmstrongHello Dolly! ... LP
Kapp, 1964. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A key album in the career of Louis Armstrong – one that helped him forge the fourth or fifth great comeback in his career! As you'd guess by the title, the album's built around Louis' hit version of "Hello Dolly" – sung in a mode that at one level stretches back to his roots ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong Plays WC Handy (second cover) ... LP
Columbia, 1954. Sealed ... $24.99
Mid 50s, and Louis is going back to his roots – playing a set of compositions by WC Handy – working with a small combo that includes Barrett Deems on drums, Arvell Shaw on bass, Trummy Young on trombone, and Barney Bigard on clarinet. Vocals are by Louis and Velma Middleton – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent Analog Spark pressing – heavy vinyl and cover!)

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Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong's All Stars ... CD
Storyville, Early 60s. Used ... $6.99
Louis Armstrong on trumpet & vocals, Billy Cronk on bass, Joe Darensbourg on bass, Danny Barcelona on drums, Billy Kyle on piano, Trummy Young on trombone & Jewell Brown onvocals. CD
(Out of print.)

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Louis Armstrong & Oscar PetersonLouis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Verve, 1957. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $28.99 34.99
Gentle-going genius from the later years of Satchmo's career – a session that has Louis on trumpet and vocals, backed by the Oscar Peterson Trio! Peterson's usual group with Herb Ellis and Ray Brown is expanded slightly for this outing – bringing in Louis Bellson on drums to syncopate ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(A beautiful pressing – part of the Acoustic Sounds series! Remastered 180 gram pressing – with tip-on sleeve.)

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Louis Armstrong, Henry Red Allen & OthersJubilee Shows Nos 21 & 22 ... CD
Jazzed Media (Denmark), 1943. Used ... $11.99
Two shows from the Armed Forces Radio Service. The first show features Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra as well as a six minute comedy bit with Armstrong and Jack Benny. The second show features Henry Red Allen, Paul Barbarin, and Barney Bigard. CD
(Out of print.)

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Horacee ArnoldTales Of the Exonerated Flea ... CD
Columbia/Wounded Bird, 1974. New Copy ... $6.99 11.98
A lost fusion classic from the early 70s – one of the only records cut under the leadership of drummer Horacee Arnold, but a heck of a great little set with a soaringly righteous sound! The style here is plenty full-on, but a bit less rock-leaning than some of the other Columbia fusion of ... read more CD

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Art Ensemble Of ChicagoAncient To The Future ... CD
DIW (Japan), 1987. Used ... $14.99
The Art Esemble of Chicago pay tribute to a surprising range of influences – from Duke Ellington to Otis Redding to Fela Kuti and Jimi Hendrix – but all in a set that's still filled with plenty of their trademark creative improvisation, too! In a way, the record's a great illustration ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Art Ensemble Of ChicagoArt Ensemble Of Chicago With Fontella Bass (limited numbered edition) ... CD
America/Verve, 1972. Used ... $24.99
One of a few wonderful albums recorded by the Art Ensemble of Chicago with singer Fontella Bass – a vocalist who's best known to the world for her 60s soul hits, but who's coming out here as a tremendous force in modern jazz! Fontella's sound here is miles away from that of her work for ... read more CD
(Out of print, please note that there a slight tear on the case cover & is priced accordingly.)

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Art Ensemble Of ChicagoCertain Blacks (limited numbered edition) ... CD
America/Verve, 1970. Used ... $44.99
One of our favorite albums ever by the Art Ensemble of Chicago – a key French session that captures the group at the height of their powers! The centerpiece of the album is the extended track "Certain Blacks (Do What They Wanna)" – done in a beautiful mix of politics and free ... read more CD
(Out of print limited numbered edition.)

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✨✧ Art Ensemble Of ChicagoFull Force ... LP
ECM, 1980. Near Mint- ... $14.99
One of the few ECM sides recorded by the Art Ensemble Of Chicago – easily some of the hippest work the label issued at the time, and a key way for the avant collective to get a bit of large audience exposure! The sound is still very much in the best AEC style here – and if anything, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has light ring wear.)

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Art Ensemble Of ChicagoNice Guys ... LP
ECM, 1979. Near Mint- ... $24.99
A key later session from the Art Ensemble Of Chicago – a record that gained them global exposure through the ECM label, and which has them working in a beautifully subtle sense of sound, space, and tone! The work is less all-out challenging than some of the group's earliest recordings – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing, including the printed inner sleeve. Cover has surface wear.)

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Art Ensemble Of ChicagoParis Session ... LP
Arista, 1969/1973. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99
Nice 2LP set that brought the US some of the great recordings cut by the Art Ensemble while they were in Paris (some of which have also come out under the Black Lion imprint). All of the material was recorded in the Polydor Studios in Paris in 1969, and the tracks include "The Spiritual" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and light wear.)

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Art Ensemble Of ChicagoPhase One (limited numbered edition) ... CD
America/Verve, 1971. Used ... $34.99
One of the headiest albums ever recorded by the Art Ensemble of Chicago – a brilliant mix of noise and silence that rivals some of the greatest genius of the 20th century avant composition! The album's lead track "Ohnedaruth" builds slowly with a variety of percussion – ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Art Ensemble Of ChicagoPhase One (Prestige pressing) ... LP
Prestige, 1971/1973. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
One of the headiest albums ever recorded by the Art Ensemble of Chicago – a brilliant mix of noise and silence that rivals some of the greatest genius of the 20th century avant composition! The album's lead track "Ohnedaruth" builds slowly with a variety of percussion – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s US pressing.)

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Art Ensemble Of ChicagoSirius Calling ... CD
PI Recordings, 2004. Used ... $9.99
The last recording session by the Art Ensemble Of Chicago with Malachi Favors – done shortly before his death in early 2004, and a record that's certainly touched by his gentle soul! There's a poise here that's really great – a kind of careful and thoughtful presentation of the ... read more CD

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Art Ensemble Of ChicagoSpiritual (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Freedom/ORG, 1969/1972. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 26.99
A tremendous recording from the Art Ensemble Of Chicago – done during the same Paris stretch as their Great Black Music classics on the BYG/Actuel label – and a set that easily matches, if not tops, those classics! You can really hear the group finding their own space here – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Art Ensemble Of ChicagoTutankhamun (with bonus tracks) ... LP
Freedom/ORG, 1969/1974. New Copy ... $22.99 24.98
Fantastic material from the Art Ensemble Of Chicago – tracks recorded during their same crucial Paris trip of 1969 that also gave the world the better-known BYG/Actual albums – but delivered in a style that's slightly different overall! There's maybe more of the cerebral side of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Art Ensemble Of ChicagoWe Are On The Edge – 50th Anniversary Celebration (4LP set) ... LP
PI Recordings/Erased Tapes, 2019. New Copy 4LP ... Just Sold Out!
A tremendous tribute to the legendary Art Ensemble Of Chicago – a group who work here with only two of their surviving members, but with help from a constellation of jazz musicians inspired by their music! The group here is large, and includes AACM members and other younger talents – a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)

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Art StudioArt Studio ... LP
Drums Edizioni Musicali (Italy), 1977. Near Mint- ... $43.99
With Carlo Actis Dato on tenor, Claudio Lodati on guitar, Enrico Fazio on bass, and Firoenzo Sordini on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some edge wear, a small stain at the top left corner, and very minor moisture damage on the front panel.)

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Dorothy AshbyAfro-Harping ... LP
Cadet, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
One of the grooviest records ever – a sublime blend of African percussion, soulful orchestrations, and Dorothy Ashby's amazing electric harp! By the time of this landmark album, Dorothy had been knocking around the jazz world for a number of years, but it wasn't until she hooked up with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Dorothy AshbyDorothy Ashby ... LP
Argo, 1961. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
One of the most stripped-down albums from legendary jazz harpist Dorothy Ashby – and one of her earliest records too! The set's got Dorothy right out front in a trio setting – working with bassist Herman Wright and drummer John Tooley – in a wonderfully jazzy take on the sound of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label Argo pressing. Back cover has some very light stains near the spine, but the rest is great.)

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Asian American Jazz TrioMoon Over The World ... CD
Paddle Wheel/King (Japan), 1993. Used ... $9.99
Features Ted Lo on piano, Rufus Reid on bass, and Akira Tana on drums. Tracks include "Jewels Eyes", "Vacation Of Love", "Sofflee", "Condor Man", and "Three Views Of A Secret". CD
(Out of print. Disc has a small promo stamp around the hub.)

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Roy AssafRespect Vol 1 ... CD
JLP, 2012. Used ... $6.99
A core trio set from pianist Roy Assaf - but one that also features some great horn work on some tracks too – including guest tenor from Eric Alexander, flugelhorn from Roy Eldridge, and trumpet from Greg Gisbert! Assaf gets things going in a bluesy, swinging groove – but then ... read more CD

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Fred AstaireStarring Fred Astaire (70s pressing) ... LP
Columbia, 1930s. Sealed 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
(Vocalists, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(70s issue, still sealed, with a 2 Record Set sticker.)

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Astral TravelIf You Say You Are From This Planet, Why Do You Treat It Like You Do? ... LP
Hyperjazz (Italy), 2020. New Copy ... $29.99
A record that really carries its message in its title – a set of spiritual ruminations on the nature of existence – inspired by the writings of Sun Ra, and carried off with vocals by Dwight Trible – who joins this Italian group for the recording! Each song is inspired by a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Astroturf NoiseAstroturf Noise ... LP
577, 2020. Sealed ... $14.99
Astroturf Noise is Sam Day Harmet on mandolin and effects, Sana Nagano on violin and effects, and Zach Swanson on bass. Guest appearances by Billy Martin on percussion and Sarah Bernstein on violin and effects. LP, Vinyl record album

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AtmospheresAtmospheres Featuring Clive Stevens & Friends ... CD
Capitol/ESC (Germany), 1974. New Copy ... $16.99 18.99
A jazz fusion classic from Atmospheres – a hip group led by reedman Clive Stevens, and which also features some usually-mellower players really taking off together! Stevens blows a great range of horns – electric and acoustic tenor, sopranos sax, and often a wah-wah pedal to inflect ... read more CD

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Attic (Rodrigo Amado/Goncalo Almeida/Onno Govaert)Summer Bummer ... CD
No Business (Lithuania), 2019. New Copy ... $14.99
Tenorist Rodrigo Amado gets plenty of open space to really show off his creative tones and textures here – improvising freely in a trio that also features Goncalo Almeida on bass and Onno Govaert on drums! We've heard Amado before, but somehow he really grabs us here – partly because ... read more CD

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Brian AugerBrian Auger – Introspection (3CD set) ... CD
Sunset Blvd, Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 3CD ... $26.99 28.99
Tremendous work from the legendary Brian Auger – a huge collection of work, a good deal of which is previously unreleased – and a package that makes a fantastic addition to his legendary catalog of organ and keyboard grooves! There's not much here in the way of notes – we would ... read more CD

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Australian Jazz QuartetAustralian Jazz Quartet ... LP
Bethlehem, 1955. Very Good ... $6.99
A very cool quartet with a very unusual sound – one that mixes up reeds, piano, and vibes with a very fresh approach – one that's partly west coast cool, and partly east coast modern! Key players in the group include Bryce Rhode on piano and Errol Buddle on bassoon – both ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some aging.)

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Teodross AveryAfter the Rain – A Night for Coltrane ... CD
Tompkins Square, 2019. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
One of the hippest albums we've ever heard from saxophonist Teodross Avery – a set dedicated to the legacy of John Coltrane, and which definitely has the spirit of the master alive and well in Avery's solos! The tracks are all classics from the Coltrane songbook – performed by a ... read more CD

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Teodross AveryHarlem Stories – The Music Of Thelonious Monk ... CD
WJ3, 2020. New Copy ... $11.99 16.99
It's not unusual for a saxophonist to serve up a record of music by Thelonious Monk – but the approach here from Teodross Avery is nicely different, in part because his natural sense of warmth really transforms the music and makes it his own! Avery blows both tenor and soprano sax – ... read more CD

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✨✧ Omer AvitalNew Song ... CD
Motema, 2014. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Soaring spiritual sounds from bassis Omer Avital – a musician we love more and more with each new record, and one who only seems to be honing his vision even more strongly over recent years! The material is all original by Avital – performed by a core quintet that features sparkling ... read more CD
(Mark through barcode.)

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✨✧ David AxelrodEarth Rot – A Musical Comment On The State Of The Environment (with bonus instrumentals album) ... CD
Capitol/Now Again, 1970. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
One of the most righteous, message-oriented albums ever from David Axelrod – and the third in his legendary trilogy of instrumental sets for Capitol Records! Earth Rot moves even past the modes of Songs Of Innocence and Songs Of Experience – to offer up a chilling message on the ... read more CD

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✨✧ David AxelrodSong Of Innocence ... CD
Capitol/Now Again, 1968. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
One of a handful of amazing albums recorded by David Axelrod towards the end of the 60s – really stunning, genre-breaking music that was years ahead of its time – and which has only finally been getting its due in more recent decades! At the time of the record, Axelrod was a house ... read more CD
(Fantastic reissue – new remastering, and a big booklet of notes on the music!)

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Roy AyersPerfection ... CD
Aim (Australia), 2001. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
A recent bit of work from Roy Ayers – but still plenty darn great, and proof that the vibes master hasn't faltered at all over the years! The set was initially released briefly by Roy in 2001, but is getting its proper debut here – and has Ayers working in a mostly instrumental mode ... (Soul, Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Albert Ayler1964 Prophecy Revisited ... CD
Hat Hut (Switzerland), 1964. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
An expanded, remastered version of the album Prophecy – early work by Albert Ayler, recorded live in 1964 at the Cellar Cafe in New York, but not issued by ESP until years later, after his untimely early death. The performance is a trio outing – with Ayler's tenor alongside the bass of ... read more CD

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Albert AylerAlbert Ayler In Greenwich Village (180 gram pressing – with download) ... LP
Impulse (Germany), 1966. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $22.99 24.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Albert AylerMusic Is The Healing Force Of The Universe ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... $18.99
One of the last records made by avant sax legend Albert Ayler – a really mind-expanding album that's unlike anything else he ever did! By the time of the record, Ayler had made a full round trip between the New York and European jazz scenes – leaving important influences wherever he ... read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing – part of the 60 Impulse series!)

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✨✧ Albert AylerNew Grass ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $18.99
One of the last albums that Albert Ayler ever recorded before his strange and mysterious early death – and one of his most memorable records as well! The record shows Ayler at the crossroads, filled with emotion and meaning, struggling to convey his message to a lager audience. At times, he ... read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing – part of the 60 Impulse series!)
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 Albert Ayler ever recorded before his strange and mysterious early death – and one of his most memorable records as well! The record shows Ayler at the crossroads, filled with emotion and meaning, struggling to convey his message to a lager audience. At times, he ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available New Grass ... CD 18.99

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Albert AylerSomething Different – The First Recordings Vol 1 & 2 ... CD
Go Bop (Germany), 1963. New Copy ... $10.99 16.99
Early work by avant saxophone genius Albert Ayler – and very very striking! The setting is very spare, with only bass and drums backing Ayler up – and the way the album is mixed, Ayler's solos dominate the tracks in a way that isn't always the case with some of the more group-driven ... read more CD

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Albert AylerSpiritual Unity (with bonus track) ... CD
ESP, 1964. New Copy ... $12.99
A landmark recording – Albert Ayler's first album for the ESP label, and a record that hit the jazz world like a bullet! Spiritual Unity sets the stage for a format that would become huge in the European avant scene of the 70s, 80s, 90s, and even today – the sax-driven power-trio, ... read more CD

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AzymuthAguia Nao Come Mosca ... CD
Atlantic/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $10.99 11.98
An incredible little record – and the set where it really all comes together for this legendary funky jazz group! Azymuth were already great on their debut, although maybe a little experimental at times – but here, they really find the soulful groove that later got them big fame on the ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more CD
Also available Aguia Nao Come Mosca ... LP 19.99

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✨✧ AzymuthAguia Nao Come Mosca ... LP
Atlantic/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. Sealed ... $19.99
An incredible little record – and the set where it really all comes together for this legendary funky jazz group! Azymuth were already great on their debut, although maybe a little experimental at times – but here, they really find the soulful groove that later got them big fame on the ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – This is a new copy, still sealed, but with center splits in the seams from shipping.)
Also available Aguia Nao Come Mosca ... CD 10.99

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AzymuthDemos 1973 to 1975 ... CD
Far Out (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $14.99
Amazing early work from Azymuth – rare demo recordings done at the home studio of keyboardist Jose Roberto Bertrami, in the short space before the group issued their legendary debut! The tracks here are as much jazz funk as they are the later modes that Azymuth would put forth – killer ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more CD

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AzymuthLight As A Feather (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Milestone/Far Out (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $10.99 16.99
One of Azymuth's best-remembered albums from their American years on Milestone – a really killer classic that beautifully blends Brazilian and American styles of fusion! There's a simple, elegant feel to these tunes that takes off nicely from the group's previous album for Atlantic in Brazil ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more CD
(Remixed and remastered version – with better sound than ever!)

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Babatunde & PhenomenaLevels Of Consciousness (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Theresa/Pure Pleasure (UK), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99 44.99
A wonderfully soulful session from percussionist Babatunde Lea – and a shining example of the warm spirits and cross-cultural experimentation going on in the Bay Area scene of the 70s! The record mixes 70s soul jazz with bits of funk, Latin jazz, and breezy west coast touches – making ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)

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✨✧ Baby LaurenceDance Master ... LP
Classic Jazz, 1959/1960. Sealed ... $7.99
Quite an unusual jazz session – one that features lead lines from Baby Laurence, who's a tap dancer and not a musician! The approach sounds odd, but it works surprisingly well – thanks partly to the group who backs Baby up on the different sessions on the record – players who ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s issue. Shrinkwrap has a small hole in front.)

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Back DoorBack Door ... LP
Warner, 1973. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $19.99
A hard-jamming bit of jazz rock – with lots of free solo work on alto and soprano sax by Ron Aspery, and a pretty strong power-trio instrumental format from Tony Hicks on drums and Colin Hodgkinson on bass. The album's more jamming than it is funky, but there's some pretty great playing on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a promo sticker in the top left corner.)

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Back DoorBack Door/8th Street Nites/Another Fine Mess ... CD
Warner/BGO (UK), 1972/1973/1974. New Copy 2CD ... $15.99
Hard-jamming jazz rock from Back Door – 3 prime era Warner albums in a 2CD set! Graced with lots of free solo work on alto and soprano sax by Ron Aspery, and a pretty strong power-trio instrumental format from Tony Hicks on drums and Colin Hodgkinson on bass, the group's early-to-mid 70s ... read more CD

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✨✧ Elek BacsikJazz Guitarist – Elek Bacsik ... LP
Philips, 1962. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Pretty groovy tracks recorded by this enigmatic jazz guitarist in France during the early 60s. The format is trio throughout – with 2 different rhythm groups: Kenny Clarke & Pierre Michelot, and Daniel Humair & Michel Gaudry. The tracks are short and tight – with hints of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label mono promo with deep groove.)

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Derek Bailey/Evan Parker/Jamie Muir/Hugh Davies/ChMusic Improvisation Company ... LP
ECM (Germany), 1970. Near Mint- ... $34.99
A seminal session that forever put the British improvisational scene on the map – a great little record that features guitar by Bailey, soprano sax by Evan Parker, electronics by Hugh Davies, and work by Jamie Muir and Christine Jeffrey. Tracks are longish, and relatively free – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Chet BakerBaker's Holiday – Chet Baker Plays & Sings Billie Holiday ... CD
Verve, 1965/1970s. Used ... $8.99
One of Chet Baker's best albums of the mid 60s – a tribute to Billie Holiday, one that has him both singing and playing, with a hip group that includes Hank Jones, Richard Davis, Seldon Powell, and Connie Kay. The format is quite nice, with arrangements by Jimmy Mundy that have just the ... read more CD
(Out of print. Disc has green marker around the outer edge.)

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Chet BakerChet Baker Big Band ... LP
Pacific Jazz, 1956. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Excellent work – and believe it or not, a great big band album led by Chet Baker! Although Chet's mostly best known for his work in small groups, he's really shining here as the leader of a large ensemble that includes a mix of "cool" west coast players on horns – Bud Shank, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s Spanish Fresh Sound pressing. Cover has edge wear and an index label with clear tape on the spine.)

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✨✧ Chet BakerChet Baker In New York ... LP
Riverside, 1958. Sealed ... $26.99
Quite a great session for Chet Baker – one that has him recording in New York, with a hip lineup that includes some incredibly soulful players! The tunes on the set feature Chet in either quartet or quintet formation – working with Johnny Griffin on tenor, Al Haig on piano, Paul ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s OJC pressing – with review sticker.)

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Chet BakerCool Burnin' ... LP
Prestige, 1967. Very Good+ ... $39.99
A very strange and unusual chapter in Chet's career – an album that was recorded as a part of a marathon session that Chet did under the guidance of his 60s manager – issued across other records that include Groovin, Smokin, and Comin On – all of which were leased to Prestige, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue trident label stereo pressing with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has light ringwear and some wear at the bottom seam.)

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Chet BakerJazz 'Round Midnight ... CD
Polygram, Mid 50s/Mid 60s. Used ... $4.99
A mixture of classic vocal and instrumental performances – mid 50s work from his Paris sessions, and mid 60s material that includes piano from Bob James and Hank Jones, and guitar from Kenny Burrell! CD

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Chet BakerJazz Profile ... CD
Pacific Jazz/Blue Note, Mid 50s. Used ... $3.99
A collection of Pacific Jazz recordings – tracks include "That Old Feeling", "Halema", "The Route", "Russ Job", "But Not For Me", and "Picutre Of Heath". CD

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Chet BakerLast Great Concert – My Favourite Songs ... LP
Enja (Germany), 1988. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
One of the last albums that Chet Baker recorded – and a set that changes things up a bit from the smaller combo setting of most of his final decade! The set features some small group work, but also brings in larger orchestrations on a number of tracks – balancing the fragility of Baker' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Chet BakerMr B – Chet Baker Trio (180 gram clear vinyl pressing – with bonus tracks) ... LP
Timeless/Tidal Waves, 1983. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Really wonderful material from trumpet legend Chet Baker – one of those sets from Chet's "lost" years recording for a variety of labels on the European continent – but also work that really shows him exploring some great new territory! The Chet Baker during these years is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 250 – on heavyweight clear vinyl!)

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Chet BakerMy Funny Valentine ... CD
Pacific Jazz, Mid 50s. Used ... $2.99
Collects 14 tracks recorded with Russ Freeman, Bud Shank, Pete Jolly, Shelly Manne, Red Mitchell, and others including "Someone To Watch Over Me", "This Is Always", "Let's Get Lost", "Moon Love", "Sweet Lorraine", and "I Fall In Love Too ... read more CD

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Chet BakerShe Was Too Good To Me ... CD
CTI, 1974. Used Gatefold ... $8.99
A great return to form for Chet Baker – his first record in a number of years away from the studio, and proof that his genius could adapt to just about any setting! The album's got a tight focus that's probably one of the keys to its success – a set of arrangements by Don Sebesky that ... read more CD
(2010 pressing in a gatefold sleeve. Mark through barcode.)

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Chet BakerSongs For Lovers ... CD
Pacific Jazz, Mid 50s. Used ... $3.99
Tracks include "Embraceable You", "Lullaby Of The Leaves", "Moonlight In Vermont", "Darn That Dream", "That Old Feeling", "My Ideal", and "Come Rain Or Come Shine". CD
(Out of print.)

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Chet Baker & Art PepperPlayboys ... CD
Pacific Jazz, 1956. Used ... $11.99
An excellent session that stands as one of both players' strongest from the time! Baker's really opening up here, moving more into that hardbop mode of the late 50s – and Pepper's already hit his stride here – with the pair of them working in a group that includes Phil Urso on tenor, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ginger Baker & the Denver Jazz QuintetCoward Of The County ... CD
Atlantic, 1999. Used ... $18.99
Ginger Baker on drums, Artie Moore on bass, Todd Ayers on guitar, Shamie Royston on organ, Glenn Taylor on pedal steel guitar, Eric Gunnison on piano, Fred Hess on tenor saxophone, James Carter on tenor saxophone & bass clarinet & Ron Miles on trumpet. CD
(Out of print.)

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Jim Baker/Steve Hunt/Brian Sandstrom/Mars WilliamsExtraordinary Popular Delusions ... CD
Okka Disk, 2007. New Copy ... $9.99 13.99
An electric improvised set from Chicago – one that features piano, electric piano, and synthesizer by Jim Baker – plus bass and guitar from Brian Sandstrom, drums and percussion from Steve Hunt, and a variety of saxophones from Mars Williams! The album's somewhat unassuming at points ... read more CD

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Elemer Balazs GroupRefracting Sounds ... CD
BMC (Hungary), 2004. Used ... $1.99
Percussionist Elemer Balazs working with two vocalists and some unusual guest instruments including tarogato and cimbalom. CD

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Ronnie BallAll About Ronnie ... LP
Savoy, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $9.99
One of the most obscure modern jazz albums on Savoy – an obscure album that's also one of the few dates as a leader from pianist Ronnie Ball! Also features Ted Brown on tenor, Willie Dennis on trombone, Wendell Marshall on bass, and Kenny Clarke on drums – on titles that include "P ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing, with deep groove and RVG etch. Cover has light wear in one upper corner, but is nice overall.)

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✨✧ Band/George GruntzRecorded Live At the Schauspielhaus ... LP
MPS (Germany), 1976. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Recorded live at Schauspielhaus in Zurich, led by George Gruntz, Flavio Ambrosetti, Daniel Humair, and Franco Ambrosetti – with featured soloists including Alan Skidmore, Benny Gailey, Howard Johnson, Charlie Mariano, Jimmy Knepper, Dom Um Romao, Palle Mikkelborg, and John Faddis. LP, Vinyl record album
(Dutch pressing. Cover has edge wear and lightly bent corners.)

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Billy BangDistinction Without A Difference (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Hat Hut/Corbett vs. Dempsey, 1980. New Copy Gatefold ... $12.99
Billy Bang has always been one of the most incredible players on his instrument – a jazz violinist who could take the strings into freely creative territory, yet also somehow manage to swing – a balance that nobody ever seemed to manage as well as Bang! And while Billy's work in groups ... read more CD

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Buddy Banks SextetHappy Home Blues – 1945 to 1949 ... LP
Official (Denmark), Mid/Late 40s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Includes recordings from 1945 with Allen Durham, Eddie Beal, Ernie Shepherd, Monk McFay, and Frosty Pyles, and a later line-up with Wallace Wiley Huff, Earl Knight, William Basie Day, Frosty Pyles, and Monk McFay. LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 80s issue. Cover has a small center split in the top seam.)

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Gato BarbieriBolivia ... CD
Flying Dutchman/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... $13.99
Soaring, searing sounds from the young Gato Barbieri – one of his classic albums for the Flying Dutchman label, and very much in the vein of his first few for Impulse Records! The Latin element isn't as strongly stated in the music as you might guess from the title, but the inspiration is ... read more CD
(Part of the "Solid Records – Jazz Giants" series!)

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Gato BarbieriEl Gato ... CD
Flying Dutchman/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... $13.99
A great summation of the Gato Barbieri recordings for the Flying Dutchman label – and a set that includes a key new composition too! Some of the record features older Barbieri tracks for Flying Dutchman, but the highlight here is the extended 13-minute suite, "El Gato" – a ... read more CD
(Part of the "Solid Records – Jazz Giants" series!)

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Gato BarbieriGreatest Hits ... CD
A&M, Late 70s. Used ... $3.99
12 tracks. CD
(CRC pressing.)

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Gato BarbieriLast Tango In Paris (180 gram pressing) ... LP
AMS (Italy), 1972. New Copy ... $28.99 29.99
One of the greatest moments ever from saxophonist Gato Barbieri – and that's saying a lot, given that by the time of this recording, he'd already had a great 60s run as an avant jazz musician, and started the 70s with a string of albums that criss-crossed jazz and South American musical ... (Soundtracks, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Gato BarbieriTropico ... LP
A&M, 1978. Near Mint- ... $2.99
A far reaching late 70s set from Gato Barbieri – a record that blends fusiony jazz funk, lush stings, and Latin rhythms and fluid solos on a varied batch of tunes! One of the more interesting things about the production is that those varied approaches often come into play within the same ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)
 
 



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