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✨✧ AzymuthAguia Nao Come Mosca ... CD
Atlantic/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
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

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AzymuthCascades/Rapid Transit ... CD
Milestone, 1982/1983. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
Sublimely soulful work from Azymuth – 2 albums back to back on a single CD! Cascades is fantastic fusion from a group who just couldn't miss during these early 80s California years! The sound here is smooth, but never slick – always a little offbeat, and quite different from more ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more CD

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AzymuthFlame/Spectrum ... CD
Milestone, 1984/1985. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
Subtle magic from Azymuth – two mid 80s albums, back to back on a single CD! First up is Flame, a set that nicely lives up to its title – and which shows the strengths the trio picked up during their years in the US! The sound here is round and soulful – a great fusion of the ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more CD

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Reinier BaasMore Socially Relevant Jazz Music ... CD
Mainland (Holland), 2011. Used ... $6.99
Reinier Baas on guitar, Ben Van Gelder and Maarten Hogenhuis on alto saxophone, Sean Fasciani on bass, and Mark Schilders on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Harry BabasinHarry Babasin & The Jazz Pickers ... LP
Mode, Late 50s. Very Good ... $14.99
An excellent set of 50s west coast chamber jazz – featuring a quintet that includes Harry Babasin on cello, Terry Gibbs on vibes, Demsey Wright on guitar, Ben Tucker on bass, and Bill Douglass on drums. The pairing of cello and vibes in the frontline is really great – and with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has a split top seam, light stains at the top corners, mostly on back, small split in the bottom seam, and a name in pen on back.)

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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 180 gram pressing!)

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Alice BabsAlice Babs Meets Erwin Lehn ... CD
Jazz Haus (Germany), Early 50s. Used ... $12.99
Early work from Swedish jazz singer Alice Babs – and a set of recordings that feature the vocalist in the wonderful company of leader/arranger Erwin Lehn! Lehn's got a really fantastic sense of color – which we know most famously from his album on MPS – and that approach works ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(Still sealed.)

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Wally BadarouEchoes ... CD
Island/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), 1984. New Copy ... $13.99 18.99
A tough record to peg – but a great one too! Wally Badarou plays a range of spacey keyboards that include synclavier, mini moog, and prophet 5 – all over some beats that are a mix of electro and Carribean rhythms – in a style that's part jazzy, part new agey, and part 80s groove! ... (Soul, Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Derek Bailey & Mototeru TakagiLive At Farout ... CD
No Business (Lithuania), 1987. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Two sharp-edged players, coming together here in a wonderful set of live improvisations – Derek Bailey on guitar and Mototero Takagi on alto sax – each working as if they've understood each others special qualities through years of performing together on stage! Bailey's strings have a ... read more CD

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Donald BaileySo In Love ... CD
Trio/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $13.99
A fantastic record from jazz harmonica player Donald Bailey – maybe one of the few we've ever seen with his name in the lead, and a set that shows that he can easily rival some of the greats on his instrument at the time! The vibe of the set is a bit like some of the best jazz dates from ... read more CD

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Mildred BaileyHarlem Lullaby ... CD
EMI/Academy Sound & Vision (UK), 1930s. Used ... $6.99
Features tracks recorded with the Dorsey Brothers, Benny Goodman, and Red Norvo. (Vocalists, Jazz) CD
(Out of print. Booklet has a small peeled spot on the back cover, disc label has some bronzing.)

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B Baker Chocolate CoB Baker Chocolate Co ... LP
LC, 1979. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Pure genius from the B Baker Chocolate Company – a set that's equal parts fusion and soul, held together by these rich arrangements that really send the whole thing home! The album's never too slick, yet has a sense of perfection that matches some of the best soulful fusion dates at Blue ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing on TK. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Chet BakerBest Of Chet Baker Plays ... CD
Pacific Jazz, Early 50s. Used ... $2.99
Nice 14 track compilation that brings together a lot of the best instrumental tracks from Chet's early years – and a good counterpoint to the Chet Baker Sings collection, which has also been issued recently. Chet's trumpet style here is light, lovely, and lyrical – with a sad haunting ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Chet BakerChet – Ballads By Chet Baker (with bonus track) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1959. Used ... $5.99
One of a handful of late 50s albums that Chet Baker recorded for Riverside – all of which are some of his last great 50s work in the studio, before a shift in the 60s to a wider-ranging approach to his music! The style here is definitely in the "classic" Baker mode set down for ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Chet BakerChet Baker Big Band (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Pacific Jazz, 1956. Used ... $6.99
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 CD
(Out of print.)

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Chet BakerChet Baker Sextet & Quartet ... LP
Music (Italy), 1960. Sealed ... $13.99
A rare Italian-only album from Chet Baker – wonderfully cooking small group work that's a far bit greater than his more familiar "with strings" session recorded in Italy during the same period! The album's got Chet working with an array of great players from the local scene – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2020 Saar pressing. Still sealed!)

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Chet BakerLast Great Concert – My Favourite Songs ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1988. New Copy ... $13.99
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 CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)
Also available Last Great Concert – My Favourite Songs ... CD 3.99

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Chet BakerLast Great Concert – My Favourite Songs ... CD
Enja, 1988. Used ... $3.99
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 CD
(Out of print 80s pressing.)
Also available Last Great Concert – My Favourite Songs ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ Chet BakerLast Great Concert – My Favourite Songs Vol 1 & 2 ... CD
Enja (Germany), 1988. Used 2 CDs ... $8.99
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 CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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Chet BakerMy Funny Valentine ... CD
Pacific Jazz, Mid 50s. Used ... $1.99
Features Bud Shank on flute and saxophone, Russ Freeman and Pete Jolly on piano, Shelly Manne on drums, and others. Tracks include "Someone To Watch Over Me", "This Is Always", "Let's Get Lost", "Moon Love", "Sweet Lorraine", and "I Fall In ... read more CD
(Out of print, CRC pressing.)

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✨✧ Chet BakerPacific Jazz Years (4CD set) ... CD
Pacific Jazz, 1950s. Used 4 CDs ... $19.99
Classic small group material from Chet Baker – 49 tracks, all recorded in the mid 50s for the excellent Pacific Jazz label – with help from Art Pepper on alto, Gerry Mulligan on baritone, and Russ Freeman and Bobby Timmons on piano! CD
(Out of print, includes outer box and booklet – all in great shape!)

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Chet BakerPeace (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1982. New Copy ... $13.99
A key album from a fantastic point in the career of trumpeter Chet Baker – his later years, a time when most of the world was ignoring Baker's talents, but Chet was still in a hugely creative mode, and turning out some of his freshest sounds in decades! There's a wonderful quality to the ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)

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Chet BakerPlays The Best Of Lerner & Loewe (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Riverside, 1959. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 25.99
A record that hides a bit under its title and cover – looking like a songbook session, and without Chet Baker's dreamy face on the front – but one that stands every bit as strongly with Baker's other late 50s sessions for Riverside, and done with an equally nice set of New York elements ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Great pressing – heavy vinyl and cover, and cut from original analog masters by Kevin Gray!)

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Chet BakerStraight From The Heart – The Last Great Concert Vol 2 ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1988. New Copy ... $13.99
Material from the last concert Chet Baker ever recorded – a surprisingly tight session that has the trumpeter blowing solos in front of the NDR Big Band. The setting is relatively relaxed – not a blasting big band session, but one that colors in the space between Baker's notes with ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)

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Chet BakerStrollin ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1985. New Copy ... $13.99
Really great later work from trumpeter Chet Baker – material from his final decade on the planet, a time when he was really changing up his sound to suit both his physical and creative needs! As on some of the best from this period, the record's a trio date – and instead of piano, ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)

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Chet BakerYoung Chet ... CD
Pacific Jazz, 1956. Used ... $3.99
With Carson Smith and Jimmy Bond on bass, Bob Neel and Peter Littman on drums, Bobby Timmons and Russ Freeman on piano, Bill Perkins and Phil Urso on tenor saxophone, and Chet Baker on trumpet. CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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Duck Baker & OthersConfabulations ... CD
ESP, 2021. New Copy ... $12.99
An assortment of collaborative improvisations – Duck Baker on guitar, and a range of top-flight musicians on the variety of different selections – work recorded over the past few decades, in spaces that includes clubs, homes, and studios around the world! Baker has always been a very ... read more CD

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Ginger Baker & the Denver Jazz QuintetCoward Of The County ... CD
Atlantic, 1999. Used ... $11.99
Features guest work from James Carter on baritone sax and bass clarinet. CD
(Out of print.)

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Jalen BakerThis Is Me This Is Us ... CD
Outside In, 2021. New Copy ... $12.99 14.99
Jalen Baker is a vibist, and he gets big props in the notes from Warren Wolf – which means a lot to us, as Wolf is one of our favorite contemporary players on the instrument! But it also looks like Jalen might be giving him a run for his money – as the young musician is also a hell of ... read more CD

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Baker Hansen & John Pal InderbergLive I Oslo – Baker Hansen Speler Chet Baker Sin Musikk Pa Norsk ... CD
Jazzland (Norway), 2021. New Copy ... $14.99 19.99
That's a young Chet Baker on the cover of the record, and the set's a really beautiful experiment based on the music that Chet recorded back in the 50s – a reworking of some of the songs he sung and made his own, turned into versions with lyrics in Norwegian, and instrumentation that nicely ... read more CD

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Dylan Baldi/Jayson GeryczAfter Commodore Perry Service Plaza ... LP
American Dreams, 2021. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
Introspective improvisations from saxophonist Dylan Baldi and drummer Jayson Gerycz – both members of the band Cloud Nothings, but working here in a much more free jazz-styled setting! Side one features an extended track titled "Hermit Thrush/Vat Of Oil" – really building up ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ballister (Nilssen-Love/Rempis/Lonberg-Holm)Znachki Stilyag ... CD
Aerophonic, 2020. New Copy ... $12.99
Dave Rempis is one of the most consistently deft saxophonists we've ever heard – able to stop on a dime, take a turn, change back again, all while always coming up with new musical ideas – which he does beautifully here, in a series of long improvisations with the Ballister trio of Paal ... read more CD

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Gabe BaltazarStan Kenton Presents Gabe Baltazar ... LP
Creative World, 1979. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Notable personnel include Bud Shank on reeds, Conte Condoli on trumpet, and Pete Jolly on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Banda Citta Ruvo Di Puglia & OthersLa Banda – Traditional Italian Banda/Banda & Jazz ... CD
Enja (Germany), 1997. Used 2CD ... $9.99
A split album that features the Banda Citta Ruvo Di Puglia performing tracks by Verdi, Bizet, Bellini, and Puccini – plus a more contemporary group with Willem Breuker, Michel Godard, and Gianluigi Trovesi performing three originals and "Sacra Romana Rota" by Nino Rota. CD
(Still sealed. Spine has a cutout notch.)

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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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Billy BangLucky Man (3LP set) ... LP
BBE (UK), 2021. New Copy 3LP Gatefold ... $52.99 54.99
One of the most compelling albums in years from Billy Bang – and that's really saying a lot, given how much compelling music he's recorded! The set is put together in conjunction with a fascinating documentary on Bang's life, music, and time spent fighting in Vietnam – an experience ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Billy Bang & William ParkerMedicine Buddha ... CD
No Business (Lithuania), 2014. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
Wonderful work from two players who've just gotten better and better over the decades – both musicians who've made a huge impression from the late 70s onward, but who also continue to grow and refine their ideas as the years go on! This set features beautiful duets recorded at the Rubin ... read more CD

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Harun Ghulam Barabbas & Alaeddin AdlernestBreath Of The Masters – Smile ... CD
Black Monk (Austria), 1982. New Copy ... $18.99
Two players we don't really know at all, but coming together here in a sublime set of reed-based creations – Alaeddin Adlernest on bassoon and Haru Ghulam Barrabas on alto sax – four long tunes that each have some sort of structure, but also balance things nicely with a sense of freedom ... read more CD
Also available Breath Of The Masters – Smile ... LP 32.99

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Harun Ghulam Barabbas & Alaeddin AdlernestBreath Of The Masters – Smile ... LP
Black Monk (Austria), 1982. New Copy ... $32.99
Two players we don't really know at all, but coming together here in a sublime set of reed-based creations – Alaeddin Adlernest on bassoon and Haru Ghulam Barrabas on alto sax – four long tunes that each have some sort of structure, but also balance things nicely with a sense of freedom ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Breath Of The Masters – Smile ... CD 18.99

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Rosa Barba & Chad TaylorIn a Perpetual Now of Instantaneous Visibility ... CD
Corbett vs. Dempsey, 2021. New Copy ... $12.99 15.00
Drummer Chad Taylor is one of the most versatile performers we know – a drummer who can move easily between a variety of different settings, always finding the right touch for the right moment! Yet here, Taylor may be in one of his most unique settings to date – improvising on two long ... read more CD

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Gato BarbieriChapter Four – Alive In New York ... CD
Impulse, 1975. Used ... $11.99
Searing live work from Gato Barbieri – a brilliant little album that follows on the spirit of his other Latin America sessions for Impulse! The format here is similar to those studio outings – an organic blend of percussion, keyboards, and sax – all bubbling together in a highly ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes domestic obi.)

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Gato BarbieriEuphoria ... LP
A&M, 1979. Sealed ... $8.99
Features larger arrangements from Jay Chattaway – on titles that include "Firepower"," Lions Also Cry", "Carnavalito", "Sophia", "Gods & Astronauts", and "Secret Fiesta". LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed original pressing! Cover has a cutout mark, and spine has a small bit of wear near the bottom.)

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Gato BarbieriGato Barbieri – Bahia ... LP
Fania, 1982. Very Good ... $19.99
A lesser-known indie session by the great Gato Barbieri – a set recorded for Fania after Gato's dates for bigger labels in the 70s, but one that's done with a really full, professional sound overall! There's a fair bit of electric instrumentation in the mix – guitars from Joe Beck, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican sunset label pressing. Cover has minimal wear.)

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Gato BarbieriIn Search Of The Mystery ... LP
ESP, 1967. Very Good+ ... $39.99
One of the first albums ever cut as a leader by reedman Gato Barbieri – and a very sharp-edged session that's quite different than his better-known work in the 70s! Barbieri's tenor here has an incredible tone – as deeply soulful as Pharoah Sanders or late John Coltrane, and blown with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black & white label pressing. Cover has some light wear, light splitting on the spine, and a small bit of pen – but is nice overall.)

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Gato Barbieri & Dollar BrandHamba Khale (aka Confluence) (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Freedom/Muzak (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $24.99
Two jazz giants of the 70s come together on this rare Italian recording from the late 60s – South African pianist Dollar Brand (Abdulla Ibrahim) and Argentine tenorist Gato Barbieri – both working here in spare duo formation, with edges that are a fair bit sharper than most of their ... read more CD

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Laurent Bardianne & Tigre D'Eau DouceLove Is Everywhere ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2020. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99 36.99
A fresh set of contemporary soul jazz from French tenorist Laurent Bardianne – a jazz musician, but one with a tie to other stylistic communities – which you can hear in the record from the very first note! The quintet has a familiar lineup that includes Hammond B3, bass, drums, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Charlie Barnet QuartetJazz Oasis ... LP
Capitol, 1960. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Features the tracks "It's Only A Paper Moon", "Take Take The A Train", "Let The Good Times Roll", "In A Mellow Tone", "Jive At Five" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has splitting on all seams.)

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Karel BarnoskiTiny Telephone Sessions ... LP
Karel Barnoski, 2019. Sealed ... $3.99
Great solo set from this SF Bay pianist. LP, Vinyl record album

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Dan BarrettDe L'espace Trouver La Fin – Dan Barrett Plays Dominique Lemaitre ... CD
New Focus, 2020. Used ... $1.99
Dan Barrett on cello with Stanislav Orlovsky on cello, Michiyo Suzuki on clarinet & Jed Distler on piano. CD

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Jorge Lima Barretto/Vitor Rua/Tom ChantTelectu Quartetos ... CD
Clean Feed (Portugal), 2003. Used 3CD ... $24.99
With Sunny Murray, Eddie Prevost, and Gerry Hemingway. CD

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✨✧ Kenny BarronImages ... CD
Sunnyside, 2004. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A great set from the always-soulful Kenny Barron – stepping out here with a sense of soulful interplay that recalls his best recordings of the 70s! The group on the album's a quintet, graced by some extremely strong work on vibes by Stefon Harris – who brings an almost Bobby Hutcherson- ... read more CD

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Kenny BarronLive At Fat Tuesdays ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1988. New Copy ... $13.99
Soulful genius from Kenny Barron – an excellent quintet outing from the late 80s, and one that really benefits from the presence of horns added to the trio! Kenny's work on piano is always great – and his sense of scope, soul, and timing are presented perfectly here – but what we ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)

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Kenny BarronQuickstep ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1991. New Copy ... $13.99
One of those great Kenny Barron records from a time when it seemed like the pianist could do no wrong – effortlessly turning out great sessions like this, with such prolific energy that it's sometimes hard to remember them all! Yet even so, Quickstep is a real standout – a record that ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)

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Kenny BarronScratch (with bonus track) ... CD
Enja/Solid (Japan), 1985. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A slightly more aggressive trio session than usual for Kenny Barron – still done with that round, warm tone on the keys that we love so much – but hitting the tracks with a stronger punch that's a bit unusual, and which might be the result of using Dave Holland and Daniel Humair as part ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)

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✨✧ Kenny BarronSoft Spoken Here – Sunset To Dawn/Golden Lotus ... CD
32 Jazz, 1980/1982. Used 2 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
With Bob Cranshaw, Richard Landrum, Steve Nelson, Ben Riley, John Stubblefield, Warren Smith, Freddy Waits, and Buster Williams. CD
(Out of print.)

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Kenny BarronWhat If? ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1986. New Copy ... $13.99
Although Kenny Barron's always a heck of a great musician on his own or in a piano trio, we're especially partial to his work in groups with horn players – and this album is a great example of that preference! Kenny first came to fame working with Dizzy Gillespie in the 60s, and since that ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)

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Kenny Barron & Dave HollandArt Of Conversation ... CD
Blue Note, 2014. Used ... $9.99
A great title for this sublime set of duo material – work that features Kenny Barron on piano and Dave Holland on bass – with no other instrumentation at all! Barron's a player who's always expansive, no matter what the setting – but hearing him in spare formation like this, we ... read more CD

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Kenny Barron & Regina CarterFreefall ... CD
Verve, 2001. Used ... $6.99
Kenny Barron on piano and Regina Carter on violin. CD
(Out of print.)

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Kenny Barron/Dave Holland Trio with Johnathan BlakeWithout Deception ... CD
Dare 2, 2020. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
This isn't the first time that pianist Kenny Barron and bassist Dave Holland have played together – but there's definitely something special about the record that really grabs our ears – and it's not just the excellent work on drums by Johnathan Blake! Barron's at his roundest, most ... read more CD

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Ariel BartIn Between ... CD
Ropeadope, 2021. New Copy ... $9.99 13.99
A beautiful new voice in the small world of jazz harmonica – one who certainly resonates with echoes of the past, but finds a way to open up the instrument in a setting that's much more spiritual than we might have expected! Ariel Bart blows her instrument with a great sense of color here, ... read more CD

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✨✧ Nik BartschEntendre ... CD
ECM (Germany), 2021. Used ... $12.99
Nik Bartsch on piano. CD

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Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad with Gary BartzGary Bartz – Jazz Is Dead 6 ... CD
Jazz Is Dead, 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Saxophonist Gary Bartz joins the duo of Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad – bringing a warm sense of soul to their soulful backings – which range from funky to spacey, and do a nice job of capturing the mid 70s feel of Gary on record! The sound isn't the Larry Mizell or Ntu Group ... (Deep Funk, Jazz) read more CD

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Gary BartzEpisode One – Children Of Harlem ... CD
Challenge (Netherlands), 1994. Used ... $12.99
Masterful later work from saxophonist Gary Bartz – proof that he kept on growing and maturing his style after his initial explosive years in the 70s! This album is a bit more subtle than those righteous classics, but still carries a lot of message in the music – a suite of tracks ... read more CD

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Gary BartzRed & Orange Poems ... CD
Atlantic, 1994. Used ... $6.99
Gary Bartz on alto saxophone, Dave Holland on bass, Greg Bandy on drums, John Clark on french horn, Mulgrew Miller on piano, and Eddie Henderson on trumpet and flugelhorn. CD
(Out of print, promotional stamp on booklet cover.)

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Count BasieApril In Paris (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve, 1955. Used ... $4.99
One of Basie's biggest albums – but still a work of pure genius! "April In Paris" is one of the darkest jazz standards ever written, and it never sounded better than in this original version, which features that great ending in which Basie and the band stop, then start, then stop ... read more CD
(Verve Master Edition.)

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Count BasieBasie's Beat ... LP
Verve, 1965. Near Mint- ... $7.99
A really wonderful back to basics session for Basie – featuring arrangements by longtime band members Frank Foster, Erick Dixon, Bobby Plater, and Thad Jones! The set also features vocals on 2 tracks by bluesy vocalist Richard Boone – a singer with a really great scatting approach ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono MGM pressing. Cover has light wear and aging, with a hype sticker on front.)

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Count BasieBest Of Early Basie ... CD
Decca/MCA, Late 30s. Used ... $2.99
A nice set – 21 tracks from Count Basie's 78rpm recordings for Decca Records! CD
(Out of print.)

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Count BasieChairman of The Board ... CD
Roulette, 1958. Used ... $8.99
Way before Sinatra first grabbed the "Chairman Of The Board" title for his own musical persona, Basie laid great claim to the tag with this tight little album for Roulette! The album's got the 50s Basie band working at the height of their powers – with original compositions written ... read more CD
(Out of print and still sealed. BMG Direct pressing.)
Also available Chairman of The Board ... LP 4.99

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Count BasieChairman of The Board ... LP
Roulette, 1958. Very Good- ... $4.99
Way before Sinatra first grabbed the "Chairman Of The Board" title for his own musical persona, Basie laid great claim to the tag with this tight little album for Roulette! The album's got the 50s Basie band working at the height of their powers – with original compositions written ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono color bar pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear, light aging and mostly split top and bottom seams.)
Also available Chairman of The Board ... CD 8.99

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Count BasieCount Basie – Big Band Leader (10CD box set) ... CD
Membran (Germany), 1940s. Used 10CD ... $19.99
Includes almost 200 tracks! CD

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Count BasieCount Basie At Newport (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve, 1957. Used ... $3.99
The 50s Basie band, loud and proud – recorded beautifully by Verve on the stage of the Newport Jazz Festival in 1957 – a great year, both for the group and the fest! The lineup here features Count Basie firmly at the helm on piano – with players who include Lester Young, Illinois ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Count BasieCount Basie At Newport (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve, 1957. Used ... $6.99
Basie and Basie-ites – recorded at Newport in 1957, in a number of varying groupings with players that include Lester Young, Thad Jones, Frank Wess, Joe Newman, and Frank Foster. Jimmy Rushing sings vocals on the track "Sent For You Yesterday & Here You Come Today" – and ... read more CD
(Out of print Verve Master Edition in the tri-fold digipack.)

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Count BasieCount Basie Orchestra Featuring Lester Young ... LP
Swing Treasury, 1944. Very Good ... $11.99
Features Count Basie on piano, Jimmy Rushing and Buddy Tate on sax, and vocals by Jimmy Rushing ... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and some aging.)

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Count BasieCount Basie Story (4CD set) ... CD
Proper (UK), Late 30s/1940s. Used 4 CDs ... $11.99
Features 78 rpm recordings for Decca, Victor, Okeh, Vocalion, and Columbia. Tracks include "Jive At Five", "Blow Top", "Let Me See", "Taps Miller", "Avenue C", "Moten Swing", "Lazy Lady Blues", "One O'Clock Boogie", and ... read more CD
(Out of print. Box has some wear.)

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✨✧ Count BasieCount Basie The Golden Years Vol 2 – 1938 – Featuring Helen Humes & Jimmy Rushing ... CD
EPM (France), 1938. Used ... $9.99
Includes the songs "Allez Oop", "Blues With Helen", "I Ain't Got Nobody", "Don't Be That Way", "Song Of The Wanderer", "Mortage Stomp", "Every Tub", "Song Of The Wanderer", "Flat Foot Floogie", "Lady Be ... read more CD
(Out of print, crease through the booklet.)

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✨✧ Count BasieCount Basie The Golden Years Vol 3 – 1940/1944 ... CD
EPM (France), 1940/1944. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Includes the songs "One O'Clock Jump", "Ebony Rhapsody", "Riff Interlude", "Darn That Dream", "Take It Pres", "Baby,Don't Tell On Me", "If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight", "I Gor Rhythm", "Do Nothin' Till You ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Count BasieCount Basie The Golden Years Vol 4 – 1944/1945 ... CD
EPM (France), 1944/1945. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Includes the songs "Kansas City Stride", "Beaver Junction", "Circus In Rhythm", "Gee,Baby Ain't I Good To You?", "Basie Strides Again(Along Avenue C)", "Harvard Blues", "Taps Miller", "Jimmy's Blues", "Take Me Back ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Count BasieCount! ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1952. New Copy ... $13.99
A great little gem from the Count Basie years on Verve – a tight little record that has Basie really reinventing his sound for the 50s – an album that's filled with short, uncomplicated tracks that have a surprisingly easy-going groove! The arrangements are swinging and tight, with ... read more CD
(UHQCD pressing!)

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✨✧ Count BasieDance Along With Basie (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Roulette/Poll Winners Records (Spain), 1959. Used ... Just Sold Out!
One of the lesser-remembered Basie sessions for Roulette – but one of the best ones too! The album follows nicely in the "dance" style of Basie's earlier albums for Clef – by offering a set of work that was typical of that the group might have performed on one of their more ... read more CD

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Count BasieEssential Count Basie Vol 1 ... CD
Columbia, Late 30s. Used ... $2.99
Tracks include "Oh, Lady Be Good", "Live & Love Tonight", "Rock-A-Bye Basie", "Taxi War Dance", "Miss Thing (parts 1 & 2)", "Nobody Know", and "Pound Cake" – 16 tracks total. CD
(Out of print.)

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Count BasieHave A Nice Day ... CD
EmArcy, 1971. Used ... $28.99
With Al Grey, Bill Hughes, Groer Mitchell, Melvin Wanxo, and John Watson Sr on trombones; Paul Cohen, George "Sonny" Cohn, George Minger, and Waymon Reed on trumpets; Bobby "Jersey Bounce" Plater, Eric Dixon, Curtis Peagler, JC Williams, and Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis on ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Count BasieHigh Voltage ... LP
MPS, 1970. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Late niceness from Count Basie – and a set that definitely lives up to its name – a really high energy set, and one of the few times that Basie ever recorded for the MPS label! The group here works with sharp arrangements from Chico O'Farrill – who's got that punchy groove he was ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Polygram reissue in a barcode cover, with some marks and remnants from price sticker removal on front.)

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Count BasieI Told You So ... LP
Pablo, 1976. Sealed ... $9.99
The Count and orchestra play arrangements by Bill Homan – with Sonny Cohn, Pete Minger, Bobby Mitchell, John Thomas, and Jack Feierman on trumpets; Al Grey, Curtis Fuller, Bill Hughes, and Mel Wanzo on trombones; Jimmy Forrest, Eric Dixon, Danny Turner, Bobby Plater, and Charlie Fowlkes on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Count BasieJazzfest Masters – Recorded Live At The New Orleans Jazz Festival June 1969 ... CD
Scotti Bros, 1969. Used ... $5.99
Count Basie on piano, Bobby Plater and Marshall Royal on alto saxophone, Charles Fowlkes on baritone saxophone, Eddie Davis on tenor saxophone, Eric Dixon on tenor saxophone and flute, Bill Hughes, Frank Hooks, Grover Mitchell, and Richard Boone on trombone, Al Aarons, Gene Goe, Oscar Brasher, and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Count BasieKing Of Swing (LP style sleeve edition) ... CD
Clef/Verve, 1953. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A repackaged version of material from Count Basie's excellent Dance Session albums for Verve – no-nonsense albums that really get at the high-grooving side of the group, and which feature the kind of compelling and catchy tunes that always made them a favorite on the dancefloor! The Count ... read more CD
(Out of print, punch through obi barcode.)

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Count BasieLegend – From The Pen Of Benny Carter ... LP
Roulette, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Benny Carter was really on fire in the 60s – a saxophonist who was not only re-asserting his role as a soloist, but also a growing new talent in the field of arranging, as well – on records like this killer outing with the Count Basie group, and a host of other excellent albums to come! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi – YS 7117)

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Count BasieLil Ol Groovemaker Basie! ... LP
Verve, 1963. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Count Basie and Quincy Jones were always a mighty mighty combination – and there's no finer proof of that fact than this sweet little set! Quincy had a way of swinging Basie's group even more than Neal Hefti did – really letting the piano step out front, and swinging the larger horn ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM stereo pressing.)

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Count BasieLive in 1953 At Birdland ... CD
Unique Jazz, 1953. Used ... $6.99
Tracks include "Lullaby Of Birdland", "Blee Blop Blues", "Hours Alone", "Basie Blues", "Paradise Squats", and "Basie English". CD
(Still sealed!)

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Count BasieMore Hits Of The 50s & 60s ... LP
Verve, 1963. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Basie hits the hits of the 50s and early 60s – working here with some tight Billy Byers arrangements that really help transform the tunes! The groove is upbeat, bright, and brilliantly soulful – that punctuated Basie groove first formed when Neal Hefti was with the group, still carried ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM stereo pressing.)

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Count BasieOn The Road ... LP
Pablo, 1980. Near Mint- ... $4.99
With Freddie Green on guitar, Keter Betts on bass, and Mickey Roker on drums, with orchestra! LP, Vinyl record album
(Red vinyl pressing.)

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Count BasiePop Goes The Basie ... LP
Reprise, 1964. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Count Basie goes pop, and the results are mighty nice – a hard-swinging take on familiar tunes from the 60s, but all re-tooled the jazzy Basie way! The vibe here is right up there with the best Neal Hefti moments with the group – and although the arrangements are by Billy Byers, they've ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Tri-color stereo pressing. Cover has some discoloration from age.)

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Count BasiePrime Time ... LP
Pablo, 1977. Near Mint- ... $6.99
The title's not a hokey TV reference or anything like that – but a strong reminder that the Count Basie group was still very much in their prime during the 1970s, thanks especially to the recording talents that the Pablo label brought to records like this! Most of the work here was arranged ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Count BasieRock The Blues (10 inch LP) ... LP
Epic, Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Titles include "Rocking The Blues", "9:20 Special", "Feedin The Bean", and "Volcano". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and aging, reinforced clear tape holding the seams and spine, and some notes in pen on back. Labels have some pen.)

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Count BasieRock-A-Bye Basie – Live In '38 & '39 ... CD
Vintage Jazz, Late 30s. Used ... $8.99
Notable sidemen include Lester Young, Herschel Evans, Buck Clayton, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Jack Washington, Earl Warrant, Jo Jones, Freddie Green, and Walter Page. CD
(Out of print.)

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Count BasieStraight Ahead ... CD
GRP, 1968. Used ... $6.99
With Marshall Royal and Bobby Plater on alto, Eric Dixon and Eddie Davis on tenor, Charles Fowlkes on baritone, Gene Goe, George Cohn, Oscar Brashear, and Al Aarons on trumpet, Grover Mitchell, Richard Boone, Bill Hughes, and Steve Galloway on trombone, Freddie Green on guitar, Harold Jones on ... read more CD

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Count BasieUnbeatable Basie Beat ... CD
Avid (Australia), Late 30s/Early 40s. Used ... $3.99
Includes the songs "Honeysuckle Rose", "Blue And Sentimental", "Taxi War Dance", "John's Idea", "Topsy", "Every Tub", "Swinging The Blues", "Jumpin' At The Woodside", "Boogie Woogie", "How Long Blues" ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Count Basie & Zoot SimsBasie & Zoot ... CD
Pablo/OJC, 1976. Used ... $6.99
An unusual pairing, and recorded with a small group too – and Basie plays a bit of organ! CD

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Count Basie with Bennie MotenKansas City Style – Young Bill Basie With The Bennie Moten Orchestra ... LP
RCA, Early 30s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
With sidemen that include "Hot Lips" Page, Ben Webster, Walter Page, and others, with vocals by Jimmy Rushing. LP, Vinyl record album
(80s issue.)

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Count Basie with Joe WilliamsBreakfast Dance & Barbecue (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Roulette, 1959. Used ... $6.99
Breakfast Dance & Barbecue? Our stomachs are growling already! The album's a great little live set from Basie – recorded at the Americana Hotel in Miami at 2 in the morning – and is one of the totally great, totally smoking live sessions that Basie recorded for Roulette – ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Basso Valdambrini QuintetFonit H602/603 (with bonus CD) ... LP
Schema (Italy), 1970. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99 34.98
Wonderful work from one of the greatest Italian jazz groups of the 60s – heard here in two of their rarest recordings! The set brings together material from two sessions that were only issued on the Fonit sound library label – but both are every bit as sharp and soulful as the best ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus CD of the entire record too!)
 
 



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