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Ella FitzgeraldWhisper Not (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Verve, 1966. Used ... $4.99
A groovier batch of tunes than usual for Ella – especially compared to most of her Verve recordings! Ella's getting backed here by Marty Paich and orchestra – in a mid 60s swinging mode that has a nice degree of kick to it, and which shows that Ella's able to groove like some of the ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ella Fitzgerald & Chick WebbSwingsation – Ella Fitzgerald With Chick Webb ... CD
GRP, 1930s. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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Ella Fitzgerald & Count BasiePerfect Match – Ella & Basie ... CD
Pablo, 1979. Used ... $6.99
We're not sure if the match is perfect, but it's still pretty darn nice – a live performance that has Ella Fitzgerald singing in front of the Count Basie Band – all recorded before a very enthusiastic audience at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1979! The set's a nice capper to one of ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ella Fitzgerald & Count BasiePerfect Match – Ella & Basie ... LP
Pablo, 1979. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
We're not sure if the match is perfect, but it's still pretty darn nice – a live performance that has Ella Fitzgerald singing in front of the Count Basie Band – all recorded before a very enthusiastic audience at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1979! The set's a nice capper to one of ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red vinyl pressing.)
Also available Perfect Match – Ella & Basie ... CD 6.99

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Ella Fitzgerald & Duke EllingtonElla Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Song Book (3CD set) ... CD
Verve, 1957. Used 3 CDs ... $18.99
Ella's performing songs written by or associated with Duke–what could be better? Here she's backed by two different Ellington groups–-one a big band, the other a small group, whose members included Stuff Smith, Barney Kessel, and Ben Webster. Titles include "Rockin' In ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, jewel case edition.)

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Ella Fitzgerald & Joe PassFitzgerald & Pass – Again ... CD
Pablo/OJC, 1976. Used ... $8.99
Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Pass return to the studio just a few years after their initial meeting – once again to work in a stripped-down duet format that's completely sublime! The spare setting is one that Ella never got in the older days – and there's an intimacy here that almost makes ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD

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Ella Fitzgerald & Louis ArmstrongBest Of Ella & Louis ... CD
Verve, Late 50s. Used ... $2.99
A selection of tracks from the famous Verve duets between Ella and Louis! (Vocalists, Jazz) CD
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Ella Fitzgerald & Louis ArmstrongElla & Louis (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Verve, 1956. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 21.98
Classic duets between Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong – done in a sweet mode that only could have been handled by Verve in the 50s! Backings are in a nice small combo mode – with Armstrong on both trumpet and vocals – and Ella and Louis carry most of the set with their great ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Ella Fitzgerald & Louis ArmstrongElla & Louis Again ... CD
Verve, Late 50s. Used ... $5.99
A set that's maybe even nicer than the Ella & Louis work together on Porgy & Bess – given that backing is by the trio of Oscar Peterson, which gives the whole thing a nicely understated charm – at a level that really lets the charms of the duo shine through! (Vocalists, Jazz) CD

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Ella Fitzgerald & Oscar PetersonElla & Oscar (with bonus tracks) (OJC Remasters) ... CD
Pablo/OJC, 1975. Used ... $5.99
Ella Fitzgerald, recorded in a nice lean setting – with mostly just the piano of Oscar Peterson to back her up, plus a bit of extra bass from Ray Brown on a few of the album's tracks! We love Fitzgerald in this mode – which is quite a change from some of her more familiar 70s work, and ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD

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FJF (Vandermark, Gustafsson, Hunt, Kessler)Blow Horn ... CD
Okka Disk, 1997. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
A stone classic from the explosive 90s years of the Chicago avant scene – and a record by a quartet that features fantastic interplay between reedmen Ken Vandermark and Mats Gustafsson! Mats was a growing frequent visitor to Chicago at the time of the recording, and he and Vandermark seem to ... read more CD

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✨✧ Tommy FlanaganAlone Too Long ... CD
Denon (Japan), 1977. Used ... $16.99
Warm and lyrical solo piano work from Tommy Flanagan – a Japanese only session from the mid 70s, and one of the first of a long run of well-produced dates that Flanagan would do for that market! The format's even more intimate than the relaxed setting of some of Tommy's American dates of the ... read more CD
(Out of print, late 80s pressing.)

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Tommy FlanaganBallads & Blues ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $9.99
A key 70s session from Tommy Flanagan – a record that showed that he was still one of the most fluid and soulful players of his generation! The album has Flanagan working only with the bass of George Mraz – in a drum-less format with even less structure than usual, a perfect setting ... read more CD
(Part of the "Enja – Real Jazz Classics" series!)

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✨✧ Tommy FlanaganConfirmation ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $13.99
Lovely lyrical sounds from Tommy Flanagan – a pianist who can be as deft as a bopper, but also bring in some richer currents of soul as well! Case in point is this great album from the late 70s – a time when Flanagan wasn't as much in the recording spotlight as the decade before, but a ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)

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Tommy Flanagan, John Coltrane, & OthersCats ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1957. Used ... $9.99
The Cats here are all quite hip ones – and the album's one of the best Prestige Records blowing sessions from the late 50s – an all-star sextet effort that features Tommy Flanagan on piano, John Coltrane on tenor, Idrees Sulieman on trumpet, Kenny Burrell on guitar, Doug Watkins on bass ... read more CD

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Bela Fleck & Marcus RobertsAcross The Imaginary Divide ... CD
Rounder, 2012. Used ... $5.99
With Bela Fleck on banjo, Marcus Roberts on piano, Rodney Jordan on bass, and Jason Marsalis on drums. Tracks include "Petunia", "Kalimba", "Sunshine & The Moonlight", "That Ragtime Feeling", and "Some Roads Lead Home". CD
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Bob Fleming (Moacir Silva)Un Saxofon Distinto Vol 3 ... LP
Musidisc (Brazil), Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $28.99
Jazzy tenor work from Bob Fleming – the American pseudonym of Moacir Silva, recorded here in a sweet set of samba rhythms and nice instrumental touches! (Brazil, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Colombian pressing.)

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Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders, & The London Symphony OrchestraPromises ... CD
Luaka Bop, 2021. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A fantastic record, and one of those cases where the presence of the mighty Pharoah Sanders can really transform the sound of a session! We'll admit that we weren't sure what to expect – but at the core, the record is really a set of duets between Pharoah on tenor and Sam Shepherd on ... (New Grooves, Jazz) read more CD

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Bob FlorenceHere & Now – Bold, Swinging Big Band Ideas ... LP
Liberty, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Arranged and conducted by pianist Bob Florence. With Johnny Audino, Jules Chaikin, Tony Terran, and Tom Scott on trumpets; Bob Edmonson, herbie Harper, Gail Martin, and Harry Betts on trombones; Bud Shank and Johnny Rotella on alto, Bob Hardaway and Bill Perkins on tenor, John Lowe on baritone, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Bob FlorenceWestlake ... LP
Discovery, 1981. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Bob Florence plays both piano and Fender Rhodes – in a sweet big band setting! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small split on the top seam.)

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Fly (Mark Turner/Larry Grenadier/Jeff Ballard)Sky & Country ... CD
ECM, 2009. Used ... $9.99
Mark Turner on tenor and soprano saxophones, Larry Grenadier on double bass, and Jeff Ballard on drums. CD

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FME (Ken Vandermark)Cuts ... CD
Okka Disk, 2005. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
Powerful work from the Free Music Ensemble of Ken Vandermark, Paal Nilssen-Love, and Nate McBride – a set recorded in Oslo with the intensity of some of the older power trio sessions from the Scandinavian scene! Vandermark, as always, is a commanding presence on reeds – blowing with ... read more CD
Also available Cuts ... CD 7.99

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FME (Ken Vandermark)Cuts ... CD
Okka Disk, 2005. Used ... $7.99
Powerful work from the Free Music Ensemble of Ken Vandermark, Paal Nilssen-Love, and Nate McBride – a set recorded in Oslo with the intensity of some of the older power trio sessions from the Scandinavian scene! Vandermark, as always, is a commanding presence on reeds – blowing with ... read more CD
Also available Cuts ... CD 9.99

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FME (Ken Vandermark)Montage ... CD
Okka Disk, 2006. New Copy 2CD ... $10.99 19.99
A double-disc set that documents the live efforts of the Free Music Ensemble – a power trio featuring Ken Vandermark on reeds, Nat McBride on bass, and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums! The style here is very much in the legacy of Vandermark's trio work of years past, especially in association ... read more CD

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✨✧ Greg FoatSymphonie Pacifique ... CD
Strut (UK), 2020. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
One of the most ambitious albums to date from the mighty Greg Foat – a set that's different than some of his more intimate affairs, in that it features key contributions from British jazz giants both young and old – all working with Greg's piano, Fender Rhodes, and vibes in a style that' ... read more CD

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Greg Foat & James ThorpePhotosynthesis ... CD
Athens Of The North (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $7.99
A very cool collaboration between Greg Foat and James Thorpe – a set that's billed more as a sound library session than some of Foat's other jazz projects – even though the sound is equally appealing if you love those records too! The set is self-described as "futuristic analogue ... read more CD

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Joe FondaDrop Of Water ... CD
Konnex (Germany), 2007. Used ... $11.99
Features Joe Fonda on bass, Carlo Morena on piano, George Schuller on drums and bells, and guest vocals from Ilse Pfeifer. CD
(Out of print.)

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Joe FondaFrom The Source ... CD
Konnex (Germany), 1997. Used ... $16.99
Joe Fonda on bass, Anthon Braxton on alto and sopranino saxophone, clarinet, contrabass clarinet, and flute, Herb Robinson on trumpet and pocket trumpet, Brenda Bufalino tap dancing, Vickie Dodd on vocals, and Grisha Alexiev on percussion. CD
(Out of print.)

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Michael FormanekExtended Animation ... CD
Enja (Germany), 1991. New Copy ... $16.99
Lots of sharp sounds here – bold angles and tones from a group that includes Tim Berne on alto and baritone sax, Mark Feldman on violin, Wayne Krantz on guitar, and Jeff Hirshfield on drums – all led by bassist Michael Formanek, whose deeper tones have this guiding force that seems to ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)

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Michael FormanekRub & Spare Change ... CD
ECM, 2010. Used ... $11.99
Features Tim Berne on alto and Craig Taborn on piano! CD

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Michael FormanekWide Open Spaces ... CD
Enja, 1990. New Copy ... $16.99
An unusual album from bassist Michael Formanek, served up in songs of varying length – many quite short, but working together as a whole to really live up to the wide open spaces of the title! Formanek's got a nice bounce in his bass at times, but balances things out with freer runs too ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)

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Dennis Fortune, Pete Vinson & Michael CruseFortune Vinson Cruse ... CD
K-Jazz, 1995. Used ... $2.99
Dennis Fortune on keyboards, Pete Vinson on drums & Michael Cruse on bass. CD

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Sonny FortuneInfinity Is ... CD
Atlantic/Wounded Bird, 1978. New Copy ... $6.99 11.98
A beautiful set from Sonny Fortune – a bit smoother than some of his earlier work, but still with a deeply soulful finish that keeps the album fresh throughout! Nearly every track was written (or co-written) by Larry Willis, who plays piano and Fender Rhodes on the set, and really feels like ... read more CD

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Sonny FortuneWith Sound Reason ... CD
Atlantic/Wounded Bird, 1979. New Copy ... $6.99 11.98
We love Sonny Fortune – because he always plays so great! Sonny started as more of an acoustic soul jazz player – but by the time of this session, he's working with a lot of electric backing, in a fusiony mode that should dampen his enthusiasm, but which only seems to spur him onto new ... read more CD

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Al FosterInspirations & Dedications ... CD
Smoke Sessions, 2019. New Copy ... $13.99 17.99
A great little session from drummer Al Foster – a musician who's name doesn't always show up on records as a leader, but which always gets our attention when it does! And this time around, Foster definitely lives up to that attention – as he delivers a set that's crackling with tight, ... read more CD

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Frank FosterHere & Now ... LP
Catalyst, 1976. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $14.99
Very different work than usual from Frank Foster – and pretty darn great! The album was put together by arranger Billy Mitchell – with a warm and sunny take on soul jazz that's every bit the best side of the Catalyst Records sound – kind of a sweeter, slightly electric take on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original gatefold pressing. Cover has a small gouge in the spine and minimal surface wear.)

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Frank FosterHouse That Love Built ... LP
Steeplechase, 1982. Near Mint- ... $18.99
Brilliant work from a great player who never stopped growing! After a 70s career laced with some free and spiritual playing, Foster moves back to basics here by teaming up with pianist Horace Parlan and some European rhythm accompaniment – in a set that concentrates on tone, sound, and color! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Great original copy!)

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Frank FosterLoud Minority (with bonus 20 page booklet) (2021 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Mainstream/We Want Sounds (UK), 1972. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
One of the most amazing albums ever from Frank Foster – a totally righteous set that's light years ahead of his earlier work with the Basie Band! The format here is right up there with the best on Strata East at the time – a large-group session that's filled with some of the hippest ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Deluxe limited edition pressing – with 20 page booklet! Booklet features rare session photos, interviews with Cecil and Dee Dee Bridgewater, new liner notes, and more – plus new remastering from the original tapes!)

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Frank Foster & Frank WessTwo For The Blues ... CD
Pablo/OJC, 1983. Used ... $16.99
A wonderful reunion of the team of Frank Foster and Frank Wess – caught here in an easy-going and laidback style that's miles away from their work with Count Basie! The youthful rhythm section of Kenny Barron, Rufus Reid, and Marvin Smitty Smith really adds a lot to the set – giving ... read more CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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Frank Foster & The Loud MinorityManhattan Fever (Denon) ... LP
Denon (Japan), 1977. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A real 70s stormer from Frank Foster – recorded with the Loud Minority ensemble used for the Mainstream album of the same name, but done in a style that's a bit more straight ahead, yet still plenty darn soulful! Frank's hanging here between the two sides of his career – working in a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy Japanese pressing, with insert. Cover has a digital sticker in one corner.)

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Frank Foster, AK Salim, Billy Ver Planck, & OthersJazz Is Busting Out All Over ... CD
Savoy, Late 50s. Used ... $9.99
A compilation album, but one that's classic enough to stand on its own – thanks to a rock-solid roster of talent from the mighty Savoy Records catalog of the 50s! The format here follows in the looser blowing session mode of some of Savoy's best sides of the period – and groups shift ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Frank Foster/George WallingtonHere Comes Frank Foster/George Wallington Showcase ... CD
Blue Note, 1954. Used ... Just Sold Out!
2 rare 10" jazz albums from the early days of Blue Note – issued here on one great CD that has all the original cover art, great sound, and even a few bonus cuts! Tenorist Frank Foster is at the core of both of these sessions – as he leads the group on his own album, and he's the ... read more CD
(Out of print Connoisseur pressing.)

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Four FreshmanYoung & Foolish – Live In Holland ... CD
Venus (Japan), 2004. Used ... $11.99
Not the classic vocal quartet – instead a much younger ensemble, but working very much in the same tradition accompanying themselves on guitar, trumpet, trombone, bass, and drums. The core of the album features the quartet on its own, but includes a few larger arrangements with the ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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✨✧ FourplayBetween The Sheets ... CD
Warner, 1993. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Includes the songs "Chant", "Monterrey", "Between The Sheets", "Li'l Darlin'", "Flying East", "One In The AM", "Gulliver", "Amoroso", "Summer Child", "Anthem", and "Song For Somalia". CD

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Chad Fowler & WC AndersonLacrimosa ... CD
Mahakala, 2020. Used ... $2.99
Features Chad Fowler on saxophones and WC Anderson on drums & percussion. CD

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Ken FowserMorning Light ... CD
Posi tone, 2020. New Copy ... $11.99 17.98
A brilliant record from tenorist Ken Fowser – a player who seems to grab our attention more and more with each new record – both as a soloist and as a rock-solid leader who always brings something special to a session! Ken dedicates this record to the inspiration of pianist Harold ... read more CD

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Danny FoxWide Eyed ... CD
Hot Cup, 2014. Used ... $7.99
Features Danny Fox on piano, Chris Van Voorst Van Beest on bass, and Max Goldman on drums. CD
(Original Hot Cup digipack pressing.)

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Frame Quartet (Vandermark/McBride/Daisy/Lonberg-Holm)35mm ... CD
Okka Disk, 2009. New Copy ... $9.99 13.99
An overlooked group from the Chicago scene of the early century – a group made up of very familiar names from the world of free improvisation in the city, but coming together here with a slightly different vibe! The real difference is the use of electric elements at times – both ... read more CD

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James FranciesPurest Form ... CD
Blue Note, 2021. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
James Francies may not have the purest form of jazz going on here – but man, has he got something to say! The pianist leaps into the fray with an amazing sense of energy – single notes cascading alongside fuller chords and tones – as Francies plays both acoustic piano and ... read more CD

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Danny Frankel/Nels Cline/Larry GoldingsInterplanetary Note/Beat Conference ... CD
Danny Frankel, 2010. Used ... $11.99
Features Danny Frankel on drums and percussion, Nels Cline on electric sitar and guitars, and Larry Goldings on Hammond, piano, and keys. CD
(Out of print.)

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Rob FrankenFender Rhodes ... CD
Sonic Scenery (Netherlands), Mid 70s. Used 2CD ... $26.99
Incredible Fender Rhodes from Rob Franken – a beautiful collection of rare recordings made in the mid 70s! All of this work was never issued here in the US – and most of it features Franken in really laidback, stripped-down settings – working some soulful magic on the keys of the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Rob Franken ElectrificationFunctional Stereo Music (Together/Six Seven Eight/Don't Stop/Colours & Images/Absorbed Love/Blue Sky Fingers) (3CD set) ... CD
678 Records (Netherlands), Early 70s. New Copy 3CD ... $29.99
An amazing package of rare work on Fender Rhodes – a 3CD set that brings together six full albums that were recorded in the 70s, but never saw the light of day until vinyl issued in recent years! Pianist Rob Franken is totally great – maybe one of the hippest cats on the Dutch scene of ... (Sound Library, Jazz) read more CD

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Henry FranklinSkipper ... LP
Black Jazz/Real Gone, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 23.99
One of the greatest moments ever from west coast bassman Henry Franklin – a set of soaring, spiritual power – and a key demonstration of his rich energy as a leader! Franklin heads a wicked lineup here – playing both Fender and acoustic bass amidst other players who include Bill ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Henry FranklinWe Came To Play ... LP
Daagnim, 1985. Near Mint- ... $29.99
An obscure set from this always-great bassist – with work from Fred Raulston on vibes, Gary Fischer on piano, and Marcel Ivery on tenor. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Nick Fraser/Kris Davis/Tony MalabyZoning ... CD
Astral Spirits, 2019. New Copy ... $8.99 12.99
Drummer Nick Fraser has a great sense of cyclical energy here – a way of playing freely, but elliptically – so that there's this sense of passage and phase in some of the music, even while all the members are improvising with great intensity! The core trio features Fraser on drums, ... read more CD

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✨✧ Caesar FrazierHail Caesar!/'75 ... CD
Eastbound/Ace (UK), 1972/1975. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
2 killers from organist Caesar Frazier – back to back on one CD! Hail Ceasar is a monster bit of funky jazz – filled with long tracks that all jam mightily, all at a level that matches or tops the best work coming out of Prestige or Blue Note Records at the time! The set is one of the ... read more CD

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Free CooperationFree Cooperation – Polish Radio Jazz Archives Vol 18 (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Polskie Radio (Poland), 1985. Used ... $5.99
Soaring work from a Polish ensemble of the 80s – a group who definitely have some of the free cooperation promised by their name – but also resonate with a range of other elements too! At some level, these guys remind us of the more inventive bigger bands that broke on the European ... read more CD

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Free Jazz Group WeisbadenFrictions/Frictions Now ... CD
LST/No Business (Lithuania), 1969/1971. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
A pair of albums from this lesser-known German improv group from the start of the 70s – two rare albums that are as free as their name, and which were both initially pressed in small runs of just a few hundred copies! The quartet have a surprisingly lyrical approach to their music at times ... read more CD

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✨✧ Free Music QuintetFree Music 1 & 2 ... LP
ESP, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
An unusual album for the ESP label – work by a Dutch group, not the label's usual New York avant scene – and a combo who really play with the free music promised in their name! The album features two side-long improvised tracks – really building up with raw energy, and almost ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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George FreemanNew Improved Funk ... CD
Groove Merchant/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... $12.99
The title certainly gets it right – as the album's one of the funkiest ever from guitarist George Freeman, and one of the few to really hit that messed-up groove he was working in the clubs before his mid 70s retreat to Chicago! The style here is often all over the map – a mix of soul ... read more CD
(Part of the Groove Merchant Mo' Groovy Collection!)

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Amaro FreitasRasif ... CD
Far Out (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $7.99 16.99
A whole new flavor of Brazilian jazz – served up by pianist Amaro Freitas, whose work on the Pernambuco scene is a great cross-crossing of modes! Freitas has all the fluid, modern elements of some of the better-known Brazilian pianists from Rio and Sao Paulo – but he also mixes in some ... read more CD

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French ToastFrench Toast ... CD
Electric Bird/King (Japan), 1984. Used ... $28.99
A lesser-known fusion set recorded for the Japanese Electric Bird label – but one that features great contributions from a host of American players – including Lew Soloff on trumpet, Jerry Dodgion on alto, and Peter Gordon on French horn – as well as Michel Camilo on piano! ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Paolo FresuTempo Di Chet ... CD
Somethin Cool (Japan), 2021. New Copy ... $28.99
A really lovely tribute to the memory of the great Chet Baker – served up here by Italian trumpeter Paolo Fresu – who works in a loose, open setting that's a bit like some of the wonderful overseas records that Baker cut in his final decade! Backing is just piano rom Dino Rubino and ... read more CD

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Paolo Fresu/Richard Galliano/Jan LundgrenMare Nostrum III ... CD
Act (Germany), 2019. New Copy ... $13.99 25.99
Piano, trumpet, and accordion – a really beautiful combination here in the hands of three masters of their instruments – trumpeter Paolo Fresu, accordionist Richard Galliano, and pianist Jan Lundgren! The set isn't the first this trio has recorded – and it definitely shows their ... read more CD

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Joki Freund QuintetEuropean Jazz Sounds ... CD
Brunswick/Be! (Germany), 1957. New Copy ... $9.99
Some of the earliest work we've ever heard from German tenorist Joki Freund – a player who'd trip out a bit more in later years, but who blows here with a sound that's sharp, modern, and very swinging throughout! The group features trombone from Albert Mangelsdorff, who's also on the ... read more CD

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Don FriedmanComposer – Live At Jazz Baltica Salzau ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 2009. New Copy ... $16.99
Don Friedman's a pianist, and one who's given us some great trio records over the years – but here, he's acting as a composer as well, and is set up in a nicely different setting! The album features a core group with Martin Wind on bass and Joe LaBarbera on drums, augmented by a string ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)

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Don FriedmanMy Foolish Heart ... CD
Steeplechase (Denmark), 2003. Used ... $12.99
Don Friedman on piano, Jed Levy on tenor saxophone, Tim Ferguson on bass, and Tony Jefferson on drums. CD

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Don FriedmanMy Romance ... CD
Steeplechase (Denmark), 1996. Used ... $14.99
A solo piano date – tracks include "How Deep Is The Ocean", "My Foolish Heart", "Angel Eyes", "Darn That Dream", and "In Your Own Sweet Way". CD
(Out of print.)

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Bill FrisellNashville ... CD
Nonesuch, 1997. Used ... $7.99
Bill Frisell goes to Nashville – and finds a whole new outlet for his tremendous talents on guitar! The record's definitely got some of the elements you'd expect – some dobro from Jerry Douglas on another of tracks – plus bits of banjo, mandolin, and even some harmonica – ... read more CD
(Out of print. Slipcover is not included.)

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Fred FrithClearing ... CD
Tzadik, 2001. Used ... $7.99
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Fred Frith Guitar QuartetUpbeat ... CD
Dame (Canada), 1998. Used ... $8.99
Mark Stewart, Nick Didkovsky, Rene Lussier, and Fred Frith on guitar. CD
(Out of print.)

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Fred Frith/Chris CutlerStone – Issue Two ... CD
Tzadik, 2007. Used ... $24.99
Fred Frith on guitar and Chris Cutler on drums and electronics. CD
(Out of print.)

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Fred Frith/JP Drouet/Louis SclavisI Dream Of You Jumping ... CD
Victo (Canada), 2001. Used ... $11.99
Features Fred Frith on electric guitar, JP Drouet on percussion, and Louis Sclavis on clarinets and soprano sax. CD

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Wynder K FrogSunshine Super Frog (with bonus track) ... LP
Wah Wah (Spain), 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 30.98
A record with a Donovan reference in the title, but a much more mod set overall – thanks to searing Hammond work from organist Mick Weaver, who was maybe one of the hippest London cats on his instrument at the time! The tunes draw equally from the Hammond soul jazz of artists like Jimmy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500 – with bonus track!)

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Rob FryeExoplanet ... LP
Astral Spirits, 2021. New Copy ... $15.99 20.00
The first album as a leader from Rob Frye – and a set that's likely to be the start of a big creative wave to come! Rob serves up a very unusual instrumental blend here – one that's heavy on percussion and keyboards, but used in a very organic setting – not one that's moody or ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Satoko FujiiToward To West ... CD
Enja (Germany), 1998. New Copy ... $16.99
Pianist Satoko Fujii has a really unique touch on the piano here – free lines that are very much in a Cecil Taylor side of the spectrum, but also often handled with a much lighter approach – so that there's these fleeting, scattered sounds that keep exploding from the instrument – ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)

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✨✧ Satoko Fujii OrchestraFuture Of The Past ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 2001. New Copy ... $16.99
Pianist Satoko Fujii is at the helm of a larger group here, but one that still follows some of the freer, looser sense of her smaller group recordings! There's a nicely resonant sense of sound going on – almost a clash between instruments at times, mixed with more harmonious moments at ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)

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Ryo FukuiLetter From Slow Boat ... CD
Sapporo/WRWTFWW (Switzerland), 2015. New Copy ... $15.99
Beautiful work from pianist Ryo Fukui – a relatively recent set, but one that sparkles with all the charm and imagination of his famous records from years back! The format is a familiar trio – with Takumi Awaya on bass and Itetsu Takemura on drums – but as always with Fukui, the ... read more CD
Also available Letter From Slow Boat (180 gram pressing) ... LP 34.99

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Ryo FukuiLetter From Slow Boat (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Sapporo/WRWTFWW (Switzerland), 2015. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99
Beautiful work from pianist Ryo Fukui – a relatively recent set, but one that sparkles with all the charm and imagination of his famous records from years back! The format is a familiar trio – with Takumi Awaya on bass and Itetsu Takemura on drums – but as always with Fukui, the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Half-speed mastered on 180 gram vinyl! Limited edition.)
Also available Letter From Slow Boat ... CD 15.99

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Full Blast & Friends (Peter Brotzmann)Crumbling Brain ... LP
Okka Disk, 2010. New Copy ... $16.99 24.98
Excellent work from Full Blast – a trio who really live up to their name, joined here by another trio of guests – with a sound that's even more of a full blast than before! The core group features Peter Brotzmann on saxes, Marino Pliakas on bass, and Michael Wertmuller on drums – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Full Blast (Peter Brotzmann)Farewell Tonic (with download) ... LP
Trost (Austria), 2007. New Copy ... $22.99
Full Blast really live up to their name here – as the trio comes on with a searing power that almost recalls the early FMP work of reedman Peter Brotzmann! Brotzmann's part of the group, playing a variety of saxes – alongside the drums of Michael Wertmueller and electric bass of Marino ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 500 – with bonus download!)

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Full Faith & Credit Big BandFF&C III ... CD
TBA, 1988. Used ... $6.99
Seward McCain on acoustic and electric bass, Tony Corman and Pete Lewis on alto saxophone and flute, Clare Church on baritone saxophone and bass clarinet, Dick Leland and Mike Birch on bass trombone, Jeff Ballard and Russ Tincher on drums, Melanie Jones on piano, Steve Steinberg and Tod Dickow on ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Curtis FullerI Will Tell Her ... CD
Capri, 2010. Used 2 CDs ... $11.99
Great recent work from legendary trombonist Curtis Fuller – a 2CD set that features both a live performance by Fuller's group, and a studio session too! The double-feature is a great way to hear the tightness of Curtis in these later years – every bit as creatively expressive in the ... read more CD

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Curtis FullerTwo Bones ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1958. Used ... $22.99
One of the hippest Curtis Fuller albums for Blue Note – and one of the rarest too – a set that was recorded in 1958, but only ever issued on vinyl in this rare Japanese pressing from the 80s! The date's quite unique – as it features "two bones", that is, two trombonists ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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✨✧ Kenny GDuotones ... LP
Arista, 1986. Sealed ... $19.99
With Alan Glass, Corrado Rustici, and John Raymond on guitar; Joe Plass and Randy Jackson on bass, Gigi Conaway and Kenny McDougald on drums, and Tony Gable on percussion. LP, Vinyl record album

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G/9 Group with Wilson Das Neves & Dom SalvadorBrazil Now! ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $24.99
A lost bit of dreamy bossa from the 60s – recorded in Brazil at the end of the decade, but unavailable to most of the world for years! The session's got a gently snapping, always jazzy approach that easily matches the best takes on the bossa coming out from Rio and LA at the time – and ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Denis GabelKeep On Rollin – A Tribute To Sonny Rollins ... CD
Nagel Heyer, 2006. Used ... $6.99
Features Denis Gabel and Jasper Blom, both on tenor sax, with Henning Gailing on bass, and Hendrik Smock on drums. CD

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✨✧ Eric GaleBlue Horizon/Island Breeze ... CD
Elektra/BGO (UK), 1982/1983. Used ... $14.99
Smooth fusion from guitarist Eric Gale – 2 80s albums for Elektra, back to back on one CD! Island Breeze has a sound that lives up to its name – one with slight tropical touches in the rhythms and the instrumentation, and a way of recording Gale's guitar that brings out a bit more ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Eric GalePart Of You/Touch Of Silk ... CD
Columbia/BGO (UK), 1979/1980. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Sweet fusion from the great Eric Gale – two late 70s albums back to back on a single CD! Part Of You is part of Gale's great run for Columbia Records in the late 70s, and a set that's got a nicely grooving bottom – thanks to production from Ralph MacDonald, and arrangements from ... read more CD

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✨✧ Hal GalperNow Hear This ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Fantastic stuff – one of pianist Hal Galper's best non-electric sets of the 70s! Galper's working here with a quartet – playing piano in a group that includes Terumasa Hino on trumpet, Cecil McBee on bass, and Tony Williams on drums – all astounding players who really make the ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)

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✨✧ Hal GalperSpeak With A Single Voice (with bonus track) ... CD
Enja/Solid (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $13.99
A great little album from pianist Hal Galper – a set that's strong not only for his own great work on piano, but also for returning the Brecker Brothers to a straighter jazz world, during a time when they were turning out tight jazz funk records on their own! Both the tenor of Michael ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)

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✨✧ Hal Galper with Jerry BergonziJust Us ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1993. New Copy ... $16.99
The trio of pianist Hal Galper gets some great guest work here from tenorist Jerry Bergonzi – a rich-toned player who really seems to bring out a different vibe in Hal's music! Galper's touch on the keys seems to be extra-dexterous here – really spinning out these long, lively lines ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)

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Leo GandelmanVip Vop ... CD
Far Out (UK), 2012. New Copy ... $7.99 16.99
One of the best new recordings in years from Brazilian reedman Leo Gandelman – a set that's got a lean, mean groove that's just right for the album's mix of samba, bossa, and jazz! Leo's right out front in the arrangements on saxes – but there's also a really unified groove on the set ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more CD

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Garaj MahalMondo Garaj ... CD
Harmonized, 2003. Used ... $9.99
Garaj Mahal is Fareed Haque on guitar, Kai Eckhardt on bass, Eric Levy on keys, and Alan Hertz on drums. CD

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Jan GarbarekDansere ... LP
ECM, 1976. Very Good+ ... $11.99
One of the highlights of saxophonist Jan Garbarek at ECM – and a set that has him working with the well-matched lineup of Bobo Stenson on piano, Palle Danielsson on bass, and Jon Christensen on drums! The shape of the songs is a bit looser than before, but Garbarek and Stenson turn out to be ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has surface wear and aging.)

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Jerry Garcia & Merl SaundersGarciaLive Volume 15 – May 21st, 1971 Keystone Korner ... CD
Round, 1971. New Copy 2CD ... $15.99 16.99
The legendary Jerry Garcia, in one of our favorite settings – stretching out on a long set with organist Merl Saunders – a player who always seemed to open up the jazzier side of Jerry's music! The material here is long and jamming, but in a way that's nicely laidback – certainly ... (Rock, Jazz) read more CD

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Nubya GarciaSource ... CD
Concord, 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A fantastic full-length debut from Nubya Garcia – a tenor saxophonist who's been making big waves on the London scene in recent work – and who, like most of her contemporaries in that city, is determined to push jazz into new dimensions that will keep the artform growing and alive for ... read more CD

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Red GarlandGroovy ... LP
Prestige, 1956. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 21.99
Long tracks and plenty of room to move around – a perfect setting for the classic sound of the Red Garland Trio on Prestige! Despite the title, the album's not so much groovy as it is lyrically beautiful and filled with sensitivity – a key bridge between piano players of the mainstream ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Red GarlandI Left My Heart . . . ... CD
32 Jazz, 1978. Used ... $6.99
Way more than just a regular trio outing from Red Garland – as the great Leo Wright joins the group on alto for half the tracks – making a rare small group appearance for the time! CD
(Out of print.)

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Red GarlandPrestige Profiles Vol 2 ... CD
Prestige, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... $4.99
Red Garland with John Coltrane, Donald Byrd, George Joyner, Arthur Taylor, Richard Williams, Oliver Nelson, Peck Morrison, and Charlie Persip. CD
 
 



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