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Illinois JacquetFlying Home ... CD
Bluebird, Late 40s. Used ... $3.99
11 tracks in all featuring Illinois Jacquet on tenor, Joe Newman and Russell Jacquet on trumpets, JJ Johnson on trombone, Leo Parker on baritone, Sir Charles Thompson and John Lewis on piano, Al Lucas on bass, and Shadow Wilson on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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Illinois JacquetPort Of Rico/One Nighter Boogie ... 78 RPM
Mercury, Late 40s. Very Good ... $9.99
One of the tenorist's best-known tracks – recorded with a group that features Hank Jones on piano, Freddie Green on guitar, and Count Basie on organ! (78 RPM, Jazz) 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(Label has a small sticker.)

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Illinois Jacquet & His Big BandJacquet's Got It! ... LP
Atlantic, 1987. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Surprisingly nice later work from this legendary tenorist – with solos by Frank Lacy on trombone, Jon Faddis on trumpet, Marshall Royal on alto, and Richard Wyands on piano. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Ahmad JamalAhmad Jamal – The Ahmad Jamal Trio Volume IV ... LP
Argo, 1958. Very Good- ... $7.99
Magical early work from Ahmad Jamal – a scintillating blend of piano, percussion, and bass – with a sound that was incredibly fresh at the time, and which still sounds pretty much so to our ears! The album crackles with imagination and rhythm – really hitting on all burners ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear and aging, light stains, and some writing in pen on back.)

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Ahmad JamalAt His Best ... CD
Special Music, 1989. Used ... $2.99
Includes the songs "I'll Take Romance/My Funny Valentine", "April In Paris", "But Not For Me", "No Greater Love", "Moonlight In Vermont", "What's New", "Poinciana", "Like Someone In Love", "The Best Thing For ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ahmad JamalBut Not For Me – Ahmad Jamal Trio At The Pershing ... CD
Argo/Chess, 1958. Used ... $4.99
Groundbreaking work from the legendary Ahmad Jamal – not just in his own career, but in live jazz in general! The album's a classic recording of Jamal's trio with Israel Crosby on bass and Vernell Fournier on drums – captured at the Pershing Lounge on the south side of Chicago, where ... read more CD

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Ahmad JamalComplete Live At The Pershing Lounge 1958 (But Not For Me/Jamal At The Pershing Vol 2) ... CD
Argo/Gambit (Spain), 1958. Used ... $6.99
Groundbreaking work from the legendary Ahmad Jamal – not just in his own career, but in live jazz in general! The album's a classic recording of Jamal's trio with Israel Crosby on bass and Vernell Fournier on drums – captured at the Pershing Lounge on the south side of Chicago, where ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ahmad JamalComplete Live At The Spotlite Club 1958 (Ahmad Jamal IV/Portfolio Of Ahmad Jamal plus singles) ... CD
Argo/Phoenix (Spain), 1958. Used ... $18.99
A great double-length set from Amad Jamal – material originally issued on his 4th trio album for Argo, plus the even longer Portrait Of Ahmad Jamal – one of the first 2LP sets ever issued by the label! The double CDs set features tracks all recorded at the Spotlite Club in Washington, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ahmad JamalCross Country Tour 1958 to 1961 ... CD
Chess/Universal, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used 2 CDs ... $7.99
Excellent live work by Ahmad Jamal – recorded during his classic years, when he was wowing audiences all over the US! The set features 2 CDs, with material recorded at the Pershing Lounge and Alhambra in Chicago, The Spotlite Club in Washington DC, and the Black Hawk in San Francisco. On ... read more CD

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Ahmad JamalDigital Works ... CD
Atlantic, 1985. Used ... $5.99
A cheesy cover, but a pretty decent little record – not nearly as electric or dated as you might guess from the image on the front or the title! The premise is simple – as Ahmad's updating a number of the bigger tunes from his book of the 50s – not in terms of instrumentation, ... read more CD
(Out of print first pressing.)

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✨✧ Ahmad JamalHappy Moods ... LP
Argo, 1960. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
A sprightly set from the Ahmad Jamal Trio – but also a record that's not as brightly colored as you might guess from the title, thanks to a nice undercurrent of darkness in the mix! Jamal's piano work is often nicely punctuated – perhaps living up to the "happy moods" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo Argo pressing with deep groove. Cover has some gloss separation and light stained spots along the spine, and a name in pen written on back.)

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Ahmad JamalLegendary Okeh & Epic Recordings (Piano Scene Of Ahmad Jamal/Ahmad Jamal Trio) ... CD
Epic/Legacy, Early/Mid 50s. Used ... $6.99
The long-overdue reissue of some of Ahmad Jamal's first recordings – early sides for the Okeh and Columbia labels, all tunes that would go on to have a huge influence on the use of the piano in jazz! All tracks on the set were recorded in the early 50s with Jamal's great drumless trio that ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ahmad JamalLive In Concert ... CD
Just Jazz, 1981. Used ... $4.99
Part of the famous concert with Gary Burton at Midem in 1981 – but featuring different tracks than appear on the more common version of the performance! Titles include "Appreciation", "One", "African Flower", and "Chega De Saudade". CD
(Out of print.)

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Ahmad JamalPoinciana ... CD
Argo/MCA, 1958. Used ... $4.99
The tune "Poinciana" must have been written by Jamal – as the lyrical flowing style of the song is perfect for his deeply soulful piano style. It wasn't, though – although this recording of the tune has made it one of the biggest in Jamal's book from the time, a perpetual ... read more CD
(Out of print, two small stickers on back of jewel case.)

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Bob JamesBJ4 ... CD
CTI/Koch, 1976. Used ... $14.99
The 4th in Bob James legendary run of Fender Rhodes classics for CTI – and a record that still has him working with the dark edges that made the first few so great! As usual with these sets, there's a way of putting over the groove that's really unique – not really funky, but spacious ... read more CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Bob JamesBold Conceptions ... CD
Verve, 1962. Used ... $16.99
Early early work by Bob James – recorded years before his classic 70s sides on electric piano, and in a brightly modern mode that recalls the spirit of Steve Kuhn and Paul Bley at the time! The set's a trio session – produced by Quincy Jones, who'd heard the young James and rushed him ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Bob JamesFoxie ... LP
Tappan Zee, 1983. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $7.99
A schmaltzy cover, but still some pretty nice work from Bob James – playing here in a smaller combo mode that hangs onto the format of his earlier classics on CTI! The keyboards definitely have some sounds that mark the early 80s date of the record – but they're still warmer and more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a spot of tape on the spine and a promo stamp.)

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Bob JamesHeads ... LP
Tappan Zee, 1977. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $14.99
Heads or tails, it's a winner every time – as the record's one of the last clear moments of genius from keyboardist Bob James in the 70s! The sound here is stepping out a bit more from Bob's earlier sides on CTI, but there's still plenty of great keyboard work to make the album worth seeking ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Bob JamesObsession ... LP
Warner, 1986. Near Mint- ... $6.99
With Steve Khan and Nicky Moroch on guitar, Marcus Miller on bass, Randy Brecker and Jon Faddis on trumpet, Michael Brecker, Andy Snitzer, and Kirk Whalum on saxophone, and Ray Bardani, Michael Colina, and Lenny White on drum programming. Vocals by Sharon Bryant, Renee Diggs, Lisa Fischer, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some ring and edge wear.)

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Bob JamesOnce Upon A Time – The Lost 1965 New York Studio Sessions ... CD
Resonance, 1965. New Copy ... $7.99 18.99
Rare material from pianist Bob James – and tracks that are a lot different than his funky Fender Rhodes albums of the 70s! The set is the first-ever issued of work recorded at Columbia University in 1965 – and the vibe is a bit like James' album for Mercury Records around the same time ... read more CD
Also available Once Upon A Time – The Lost 1965 New York Studio Sessions (180 gram pressing) (2020 Record Store Day Release) ... LP 24.99

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✨✧ Bob JamesOnce Upon A Time – The Lost 1965 New York Studio Sessions (180 gram pressing) (2020 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Resonance, 1965. New Copy Gatefold ... $24.99
Rare material from pianist Bob James – and tracks that are a lot different than his funky Fender Rhodes albums of the 70s! The set is the first-ever issued of work recorded at Columbia University in 1965 – and the vibe is a bit like James' album for Mercury Records around the same time ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition pressing – on 180 gram vinyl pressed at RTI!)
Also available Once Upon A Time – The Lost 1965 New York Studio Sessions ... CD 7.99

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✨✧ Bob JamesOne ... LP
CTI, 1974. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
A landmark album – not only for Bob James, but for CTI and the Fender Rhodes as well! This is the album where all the magic starts – the first of many extremely successful albums that Bob recorded during the 70s under his own name, and almost the birthplace of the modern hip hop ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s Tappan Zee pressing, PC 36835, in a non-gatefold cover. Cover has some corner wear and barcode sticker at the spine.)

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✨✧ Bob JamesThree ... LP
CTI, 1976. Very Good Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Dark genius from keyboardist Bob James – one of his seminal 70s classics for CTI! The album follows strongly in the spirit of the records One and Two – using James' spacious approach to Fender Rhodes alongside some backings that are electric, yet have an earthily funky quality that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Boney JamesBody Language ... CD
Warner, 1999. Used ... $1.99
(Neo Soul, Jazz) CD
(Out of print, promotional stamp on booklet cover)

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Boney James & Rick BraunShake It Up ... CD
Warner, 2000. Used ... $2.99
(Neo Soul, Jazz) CD
(Out of print, gold promotional stamp on booklet.)

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Harry JamesComin From A Good Place ... LP
Sheffield Labs, 1976. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $14.99
With Harry James, Nick Buono, Gino Bozzacco, Wiliam Hicks, and Robert Berrenson on trumpets; Tom Padveen and Chuck Anderson on trombones; Houghton Peterson on bass trombone; Quin Davis, Pat Longo, Mel Kunkle, Bob Lawson, and Norman Smith on saxophones; Tommy Todd on piano, Dave Stone on bass, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Harry JamesDance Parade/Your Dance Date With Harry James ... CD
Collectables, Late 30s/Early 40s/1950. Used ... $4.99
Tracks include "Back Beat Boogie", "Cross Country Jump", "Sharp As A Tack", "Deep Purple", and "These Foolish Things". CD
(Out of print.)

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Harry JamesHarry James & His Orchestra Featuring Frank Sinatra – The Complete Recordings – 1939 ... CD
Columbia, 1939. Used ... $5.99
Tracks include "Melancholy Mood", "Every Day Of My Life", "Moon Love", "Ciribiribin (They're So In Love)", and "All Or Nothing At All" – 21 tracks total including alternate takes and previously unreleased radio performances. CD

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Harry JamesSilver Collection ... CD
Verve, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... $2.99
Includes the songs "Shiny Stockings", "Cotton Tail", "Lester Leaps In", "Take The 'A' Train", "Opus One", "Cherokee", "King Porter Stomp", "Flying Home", "In The Mood", "Tuxedo Junction", "One O' ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Woody JamesHardcore Jazz ... LP
Sea Breeze, Late 70s. Sealed Gatefold ... $4.99
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✨✧ Keith JarrettAt The Blue Note – Saturday, June 4th 1994 1st Set ... CD
ECM, 1994. Used ... $6.99
A record that offers up one slice of a key live moment in the career of Keith Jarrett – his return to work in a New York club after the space of more than a decade! The group here is Jarrett's fantastic Standards trio – Gary Peacock on bass and Jack DeJohnette on drums – working ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Keith JarrettBudapest Concert ... CD
ECM (Germany), 2020. New Copy 2 CDs ... $24.99 29.99
Keith Jarrett in our favorite side of his talents – playing the long, improvised style that first made him a breakthrough artist on ECM in the 70s – and which still remains one of his most important contributions to the history of jazz! Even later years, Jarrett's sense of imagination ... read more CD

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Keith JarrettCarnegie Hall Concert ... CD
ECM (Germany), 2006. Used 2 CDs ... $8.99
A great live set – with one long improvisation at the start, then a few shorter encores – all solo! CD

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Keith JarrettCreation ... CD
ECM (Germany), 2015. Used ... $12.99
Keith Jarrett in his best old school mode – peforming solo piano improvisations, at a level that takes us back to his groundbreaking Koln Concert album of the 70s! The material here is from a recent Jarrett tour – one of the first in many years in the improvisational mode (and maybe ... read more CD

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Keith JarrettFacing You ... LP
ECM, 1972. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A key early moment for Keith Jarrett – his first-ever solo album, recorded in the early 70s for ECM – and the start of a huge legacy of later work! Before this set, Jarrett had recorded some compelling trio material for Atlantic – and he was also exploring more spiritually ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Keith JarrettKoln Concert ... CD
ECM (Germany), 1975. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A genre-defining moment from pianist Keith Jarrett – a record that really set the world on fire, and which continues to charm all these many decades later! Although Jarrett had already made some amazing music in a trio setting during the 60s, and in his more freewheeling groups with Dewey ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Keith JarrettMelody At Night – With You ... CD
ECM (Germany), 1999. Used ... $5.99
Magical solo work from pianist Keith Jarrett – a set that's comprised almost entirely of standards, similar to some of the better-known trio recordings in this format by the artist – and which has Jarrett playing in this really evocative way that definitely lives up to the title! The ... read more CD

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Keith JarrettMunich 2016 ... CD
ECM, 2016. Used 2CD ... $14.99
Beautiful solo sounds from the legendary Keith Jarrett – a set of long, live material that follows the format of his initial rise to fame on ECM Records in the 70s – but with a different style that shows the maturing, more introspective side of his talents! Part of the difference is ... read more CD

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✨✧ Keith JarrettMy Song ... CD
ECM, 1978. Used ... $9.99
With Palle Danielsson on bass, Jon Christensen on drums, and Jan Garbarek on tenor and soprano sax. CD

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Keith JarrettRio ... CD
ECM, 2011. Used 2 CDs ... $6.99
Keith Jarrett on piano. CD

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✨✧ Keith JarrettSolo Concerts – Bremen Lausanne (3LP Box Set) ... LP
ECM, 1973. Very Good+ 3LP Box Set ... $9.99
Sublime solo piano – from that early 70s moment when Keith Jarrett was not only finding a whole new voice for himself, but also creating a whole new format in music! The tracks here are all long, live, solo improvisations – played by Jarrett at a level that's unbridled, but never ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. NOTE – Cover has heavy edge wear, with split corners and edges, some missing portions, wide clear tape holding the spine, and a name in marker on front. Labels have some marker.)

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Keith JarrettStandards In Norway ... CD
ECM, 1989. Used ... $8.99
Keith Jarrett on piano, Gary Peacock on bass, and Jack DeJohnette on drums. Tracks include "All Of You", "Just In Time", "Love Is A Many Splendored Thing", "Dedicated To You", and "I Hear A Rhapsody". CD
(Out of print.)

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Keith Jarrett & Charlie HadenLast Dance ... CD
ECM (Germany), 2014. Used ... $9.99
Keith Jarrett and Charlie Haden have been playing together for many decades – growing together in each other's musical lives, and continuing to find rich new ways of expression – even on more subtle sessions like this! The duo take on some of the standards territory that Keith's ... read more CD

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✨✧ Keith Jarrett/Gary Peacock/Jack DeJohnetteOut Of Towners ... CD
ECM, 2001. Used ... $6.99
Keith Jarrett on piano, Gary Peacock on bass, and Jack DeJohnette on drums. CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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✨✧ Keith Jarrett/Gary Peacock/Jack DeJohnetteTokyo '96 ... CD
ECM, 1996. Used ... $4.99
Keith Jarrett on piano, Gary Peacock on bass, and Jack DeJohnette on drums. CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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Keith Jarrett/Jan Garbarek/Palle Danielsson/Jon ChristensenSleeper – Tokyo April 16 1979 ... CD
ECM (Germany), 1979. Used 2 CDs ... $26.99
A rare slice of ECM Records from the 70s – a previously-unreleased live performance – featuring some of the label's most influential talents of the time! The core energy here comes from the piano of Keith Jarrett and reeds of Jan Garbarek – both musicians whose instruments shaped ... read more CD

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Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wayne ShorterMusic Of Wayne Shorter ... CD
Blue Engine, 2020. New Copy 2CD ... $15.99 16.99
A fantastic tribute to the compositional genius of saxophonist Wayne Shorter – and one that also features some great performances from the man himself! We're don't always immediately gravitate to the work of the Jazz At Lincoln Center group, but this is a really special project – one ... read more CD
Also available Music Of Wayne Shorter (3LP set) ... LP 34.99

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Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wayne ShorterMusic Of Wayne Shorter (3LP set) ... LP
Blue Engine, 2020. New Copy 3LP Gatefold ... $34.99 36.99
A fantastic tribute to the compositional genius of saxophonist Wayne Shorter – and one that also features some great performances from the man himself! We're don't always immediately gravitate to the work of the Jazz At Lincoln Center group, but this is a really special project – one ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful heavy vinyl pressing – very nicely done!)
Also available Music Of Wayne Shorter ... CD 15.99

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Jazz At The PhilharmonicBody & Soul ... CD
Jasmine (UK), 1944. Used ... $6.99
Nat King Cole on piano, Les Paul on guitar, Shorty Sherock on trumpet, JJ Johnson on trombone, Illinois Jackson and Jack McVea on tenor saxophone, Johnny Miller and Red Callender on bass, and Lee Young on drums. CD

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✨✧ Jazz at the PhilharmonicJazz At The Philharmonic 1958 to 1960 (3CD set) ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), 1958/1959/1960. Used 3 CDs ... $24.99
With Dizzy Gillespie, Roy Eldridge, Stan Getz, Sonny Stitt, Coleman Hawkins, Shelly Manne, and Lalo Schiffrin. CD

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✨✧ Jazz At The PhilharmonicJazz At The Philharmonic Vol 1 (Stinson) (3 x 12" 78rpm set) ... 78 RPM
Stinson, Late 40s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
One of the earliest sets of Jazz At The Philharmonic material – pre-Verve, too – and pressed on 12" 78rpm discs – which allow for longer performances per side. (78 RPM, Jazz) 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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Jazz At The PhilharmonicJazz At The Philharmonic Volume 6 ... LP
Verve, 1947. Very Good ... $9.99
Full LP issue of one of Norman Granz's most successful early JATP events, billed as the "new" number 6, and collecting sides previously issued as volumes 8, 9 and 10 on 10"s. The recording is of the 1947 Midnight Concert at Carnegie Hall, featuring players that include Howard McGhee ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Cleff pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Jazz Brothers (Mangione Brothers)Spring Fever ... CD
Riverside, 1961. Used ... $24.99
These guys are the Mangione Brothers – but don't hold that against them! This album's a great one – with a young Gap and Chuck, joined by Sal Nistico on tenor – all of them playing in an edgey, almost modern mode that's very different than any of their later work. The set opens ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Jazz CrusadersFestival Album – Recorded Live At The Newport & Pacific Jazz Festivals 1966 ... LP
Pacific Jazz, 1966. Very Good Gatefold ... $16.99
Incredible work from the Jazz Crusaders – a brilliant album of longer tracks that has them working at their soulful, sophisticated best! The record's great proof that the Crusaders had a depth that many rarely gave them credit here – as they're working here in a complicated set of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Jazz CrusadersLouisiana Hot Sauce ... CD
Sin-Drome, 1996. Used ... $9.99
Featured guests include Keb Mo, Bobby Womack, and Dionne Warwick. CD

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Jazz NetworksBlues N Ballads ... CD
BMG (Japan), 1993. Used ... $18.99
With Roy Hargrove on trumpet, Jesse Davis on alto, Yutaka Shiina on piano, Koji Yamashita on bass, and Masa Osaka on drums – plus special guests Joshua Redman on tenor and Rodney Whitaker on bass. CD
(Out of print and includes obi. Disc has a promo stamp and tray card has a small Japanese promo sticker.)

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Jazz QPori Jazz 72 ... CD
GAD (Poland), 1972. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A famous live performance from this legendary Czech group – presented here for the first time ever, thanks to lost tapes unearthed at a Finnish radio station! The group are in amazing form throughout – stretching out on four long tracks that bristle with the strong imagination of ... read more CD

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Jazz QSymbiosis (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Supraphon/Sony (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $32.99
One of the hippest jazz groups going in Czechoslovakia during the 70s – the mighty Jazz Q, a cool fusion combo who really knew how to groove! The group's lineup includes a lot of electric keyboards and guitars – and while some tracks have them jamming out in a really rock-inspired way, ... read more CD

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Jazz SteppersGet Up! ... CD
Passion (UK), 1998. Used ... $9.99
A great batch of smooth soulful jazz – with a nice little funky tip to it! The record's got a sweet mellow vibe, with a mixture of fusion and modern soul sounds – and an overall feel that's similar to some of Roy Ayers' late 70's work, with a bit of a Bobby Lyle sound, and touches of ... (New Grooves, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Bill JenningsStompin With Bill ... LP
Gotham/Krazy Kat (UK), 1950s. Near Mint- ... $34.99
Features Tiny Grimes, Ray Bryant Trio, Billy Guitar Davis, Gay Crosse & His Good Humor Six. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Akira JimboJimbomba ... CD
King/Electric Bird (Japan), 2009. Used ... $14.99
With Otmaro Ruiz on piano and organ, Abraham Laboriel on bass and vocals, and Akira Jimbo on drums – plus guest guitar from Michael Landau. CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Jimmy, Yoko, & ShinSei Shonagon ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Craftman (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $19.99 24.00
Some of the coolest sounds we've ever heard from the Three Blind Mice label in the 70s – a trio outing, but one that has the players really changing up their instruments a lot over the course of the album's long tracks – never in a way that's too avant garde or improvisational, but ... read more CD
(Part of the Three Blind Mice Supreme Collection!)

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✨✧ Antonio Carlos JobimAntonio Carlos Jobim & Friends – Live In Sao Paulo 1993 ... CD
Verve, 1993. Used ... $8.99
With a great lineup of guest artists including Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Gal Costa, and Shirley Horn! (Brazil, Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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Leif Johansson's OrchestraJo Jo ... LP
Metronome (Denmark), 1979. Very Good+ ... $6.99
A fantastic bit of jazz from Denmark – recorded at the end of the 70s, but much more like some of the hippest MPS/Saba experiments of the late 60s! The group's led by drummer Lief Johansson, and has a way of moving through larger arrangements with the mix of modernism and swing we love from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In a textured cover, with light wear and some smudges.)

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Denton Johnson with Shaun Anderson & Buddy BudsonAfter The Rain ... CD
Denton Johnson, 2010. Used ... $4.99
A recent album from the Detroit scene – features the Buddy Budson quintet with Shaun Anderson on vocals. (Vocalists, Jazz) CD

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✨✧ Dick JohnsonMusic For Swinging Moderns ... LP
EmArcy, 1956. Very Good ... $28.99
One of the few albums ever recorded by one of our favorite alto players of the 50s! Dick Johnson is a real lost talent – a sharp-edge player who came from the same Boston scene as Charlie Mariano, and who had a similarly soulful approach! His tone is as sharp as that of Lee Konitz, but he ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label drummer logo pressing, with deep groove! Vinyl is nice and clean – but cover has some aging, a split bottom seam, and a bit of splitting on the top.)

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Eddie JohnsonIndian Summer (plus bonus track) ... CD
Nessa, 1981. New Copy ... $13.99 16.98
A great set from the Chicago scene – one recorded in the early 80s, but put together with a really timeless sound overall! The album's a rediscovery of tenorist Eddie Johnson – a player who'd been away from music for part of the 70s, but who returns beautifully here with a raspy tenor ... read more CD

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Henry JohnsonYou're The One ... LP
MCA/Impulse, 1986. Very Good+ ... $5.99
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(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a name in pen and a promo stamp.)

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JJ JohnsonConcepts In Blue ... LP
Pablo, 1981. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A slightly larger group, which gives Johnson a chance to show off his arranging skills – but a set that also leaves plenty of room for solos too! Features JJ Johnson on trombone, Clark Terry on trumpet, Ernie Watts on tenor and alto, and Pete Jolly and Billy Childs on keyboards! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ JJ JohnsonEminent Jay Jay Johnson Vol 1 (Non RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1953. Used ... $2.99
First volume of the two LP set that compiled JJ's bop trombone sides for Blue Note. Great stuff, and arguably among some of his best work! The arrangements are tight, and JJ's in the company of players like Kenny Clarke, Clifford Brown, and Jimmy Heath – who push him with a dark edge that ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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JJ JohnsonJJ's Broadway ... CD
Verve, 1963. Used ... $11.99
JJ's Broadway is a-ok with us – a hip mix of small group tunes, played with the great Walter Perkins on drums, and handled with a much more complicated approach than most other "jazz meets Broadway" type albums! About half the tracks feature a quartet with Perkins on drums, plus ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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JJ JohnsonQuintergy – Live At The Village Vanguard ... CD
Antilles/Island, 1991. Used ... Just Sold Out!
With Ralph Moore on saxophone, Stanley Cowell on piano, Rufus Reid on bass, and Victor Lewis on ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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JJ JohnsonReally Livin ... LP
Columbia, Late 50s. Very Good ... $18.99
One of the hippest, hardest albums that trombonist JJ Johnson ever cut for Columbia – a session we'd rank right up there with his amazing JJ Inc record, and like that one a really cooking hardbop record that maybe even rivals the best on Blue Note and Prestige at the time! As with that gem, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice 6 eye pressing!)

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✨✧ JJ JohnsonTangence ... CD
Gitanes/Verve (France), 1995. Used ... $4.99
Features guest trumpet from Wynton Marsalis. CD
(Out of print. BMG Direct pressing.)

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JJ JohnsonVivian ... CD
Concord, 1992. Used ... $3.99
JJ Johnson on trombone, Ted Dunbar on guitar, Rob Schneiderman on piano, Rufus Reid on bass, and Akira Tana on drums. CD
(Out of print, booklet has a slight cut corner.)

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✨✧ JJ Johnson & Kai WindingJay & Kai + 6 ... LP
Columbia, Mid 50s. Very Good- ... $7.99
One of the flashiest Columbia sessions from the team of Kai Winding and JJ Johnson – but also one of the best! The record almost borders on gimmicky – with an 8-piece trombone section, and use of the unusual trombonium instrument – but thanks to some deft arranging, the sound is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove in the "Jay & Kai" cover. Cover has some wear and aging, yellowed tape on the seams and spine, an index label at the top left corner, and name stamp on front and back. Labels have a sticker and name stamps.)

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JJ Johnson & Kai WindingNuf Said ... CD
Bethlehem, 1957. Used ... $8.99
A great mid 50s recordings by one of the greatest pairings in popular jazz of the time – the twin-trombone lead work of JJ Johnson and Kai Winding, both players who'd come from differing backgrounds, but who created a wonderful new sound together! The interplay between the trombones on ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ JJ Johnson & Kai WindingStonebone (red vinyl pressing) (2020 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
CTI/A&M, 1970. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $19.99
A truly fantastic record, and one that's become the stuff of legend over the years – a rare CTI album that was only ever issued in Japan – and which may well be one of the coolest sessions recorded during the A&M years of the label! Trombonists JJ Johnson and Kai Winding had ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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JJ Johnson & Kai Winding/Bennie GreenKai & Jay/Bennie Green With Strings ... LP
Prestige, 1952. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A great pairing of sides by two of the fifties greatest trombone acts! JJ Johnson and Kai Winding are on one side, with a boppish set of tunes, and Bennie Green's on the other, with a tight string ensemble. The music holds little surprises, but there's some nice takes on standards and of course, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Rudolph JohnsonSpring Rain ... CD
Black Jazz/Real Gone, 1971. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
One of the few albums ever cut by reedman Rudolph Johnson – a hell of a saxophonist, and one with a great ability to combine the spiritual with the searing – a bit like Joe Farrell at his CTI best, but not as freewheeling – nicely focused, and a little bit funky in all the right ... read more CD
Also available Spring Rain ... LP 22.99

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Rudolph JohnsonSpring Rain ... LP
Black Jazz/Real Gone, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 23.99
One of the few albums ever cut by reedman Rudolph Johnson – a hell of a saxophonist, and one with a great ability to combine the spiritual with the searing – a bit like Joe Farrell at his CTI best, but not as freewheeling – nicely focused, and a little bit funky in all the right ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Spring Rain ... CD 12.99

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Phillip JohnstonPhillip Johnston's Big Trouble ... CD
Black Saint (Italy), 1993. Used ... $6.99
Phillip Johnston on soprano and alto saxophone, Bob Debellis on soprano and baritone saxophone and bass clarinet, Jim Leff on trombone, David Hofstra on bass and tuba, Kevin Norton on drums, percussion, marimba, and glockenspiel, Adam Rogers on guitar, Joe Ruddick on keyboards and sampler, Joe ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Boogaloo Joe JonesLegends Of Acid Jazz – No Way/What It Is ... CD
Prestige, 1970/1971. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Prepare yourself for some massive guitar-heavy funk – with 2 classic Prestige albums from the legendary Ivan Boogaloo Joe Jones! First up is No Way – a record that features him working with a young Grover Washington Jr on tenor, whose got a sound here that's way harder than on some of ... read more CD

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✨✧ Boogaloo Joe JonesRight On Brother (RVG remaster edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Prestige, 1970. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
A fantastic album of funky jazz guitar – by one of the best players in the genre! This is Ivan's first truly sublime album – a set that showed the world that he was easily one of the greatest jazz guitarists of his generation – able to spin out single-note jams with a speed and ... read more CD

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Elvin JonesLive At The Village Vanguard ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $13.99
Prime post-Coltrane material from Elvin Jones – featuring his "power trio" style of operation, with one great sax player out front, and Jones kicking it in the back with the bass player! In this case, the sax player is George Coleman – who's really finding a voice of his own ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)

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Elvin JonesMain Force ... CD
Vanguard/Wounded Bird, 1976. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
Drummer Elvin Jones is listed as the main force on the cover – but as with all of his 70s albums, the whole outing is very much a strong group affair – thanks to a killer core quartet that features Ryo Kawasaki on guitar, Pat LaBarbera on reeds and Dave Williams on bass – working ... read more CD

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✨✧ Elvin JonesMr Jones (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note, 1972. New Copy ... $23.99 25.99
A overlooked gem in Elvin Jones' Blue Note career – and an album that's virtually the blueprint for the Stone Alliance sound forged later in the decade by bassist Gene Perla and reedman Steve Grossman! Both players are working to full effect on this smoking little set – mixing some of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Elvin JonesTime Capsule ... CD
Vanguard/Wounded Bird, 1977. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
A real standout in the 70s catalog of Elvin Jones – for a number of key reasons! First up, the set's got more of an electric vibe than usual – thanks to Fender Rhodes from Kenny Barron and guitar from Ryo Kawasaki, who really help shape the sound of the set! Second, production is by ... read more CD

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Elvin JonesYoungblood ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1992. New Copy ... $13.99
Plenty of young blood here – a trio of powerful horn players who really make the set stand out nicely! Elvin Jones proves once again that his ear for a horn is almost as great as his work on the drums – and having chosen the trumpet of Nicholas Payton, and tenors of Javon Jackson and ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)

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Elvin Jones with Jan Hammer & Gene PerlaElvin Jones Is On The Mountain ... CD
PM/Solid (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... $18.99
An overlooked gem from Elvin Jones' mid 70s years – and a sweet fusion jammer that has the best kick of the classics on the PM label! The group's a trio, with Jones on drums, Gene Perla on bass, and Jan Hammer on drums – and Elvin may be the leader of the set, but the real strength of ... read more CD
(Part of the Modern Jazz Connection series!)

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Elvin Jones/Takehisa TanakaWhen I Was At Aso Mountain ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1990. Used ... $18.99
Elvin Jones introduces Japanese pianist Takehisa Tanaka to a larger audience – giving him a perfect setting with a quartet format that also includes Cecil McBee on bass Sonny Fortune on flute and tenor sax! Tanaka's style is a bit laidback – spacious, but sometimes a bit wispy, even ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Etta JonesSo Warm ... LP
Prestige, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Etta Jones is definitely nice and warm here – working with some great backings from Oliver Nelson, who mixes in a bit of strings with the usual jazzy punch he was delivering at the time! Jones' vocals are at the height of her early powers here – working with poise, class, and a heck of ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Silver and black label pressing, with an RVG stamp. Cover has light wear in a bottom corner, but is nice overall.)

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Hank JonesFavors ... CD
Verve, 1996. Used ... $9.99
With George Mraz on bass & Dennis Mackrel on drums. CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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Hank JonesHanky Panky ... CD
East Wind/Test Of Time, 1975. Used ... $11.99
A beautiful bit of understated 70s brilliance from Hank Jones – working here in a no-nonsense format that rivals the greatness of his earlier years! At one level, the album's recorded with some of the touches of some of the Japanese trio sides of the 70s – yet the tunes here are ... read more CD

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Ivan Boogaloo Joe JonesSweetback ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... $24.99
A monster set of work by one of the funkiest guitar players ever! Ivan Boogaloo Joe Jones recorded a number of sides for Prestige Records during the early 70s – but this rare gem came out after all those, in 1975, on the tiny Joka label, and never really got into proper circulation at the ... read more CD
(Reissued with the original cover!)

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✨✧ Jo JonesJo Jones Special (Jazztone pressing) ... LP
Jazztone, 1955. Very Good ... $9.99
A really classic set from drummer Jo Jones – really more of a small group Count Basie outing – given that Basie himself guests on piano, and other players here include Freddie Green on guitar, Lucky Thompson on tenor, Emmet Berry on trumpet, and Bennie Green on trombone! The style is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beige label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear, a small sticker and ink stamps on the front and labels.)

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Jo JonesJo Jones Trio ... LP
Everest, 1959. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A real classic from drummer Jo Jones – and the kind of a spare session that really lets his work on drums come to the forefront! Jo's working here with Ray Bryant on piano and brother Tommy Bryant on bass – in a mode that's got some of the soulful undercurrents of the Bryant recordings ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing in the slipcase cover, with light wear and a small split in the top seam.)

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Jo JonesMain Man ... LP
Pablo, 1976. Near Mint- ... $9.99
With Harry Edison and Roy Eldridge on trumpets, Vic Dickenson on trombone, Eddie Davis on tenor, Sam Jones on bass, Freddie Green on guitar, and Tommy Flanagan on piano. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Jonah JonesMuted Jazz ... LP
Capitol, Late 50s. Very Good ... $2.99
Features John Browne on bass, Harold Austin on drums, and George Rhodes on piano. LP, Vinyl record album
(Teal label pressing. Cover has a half split spine.)

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Oliver JonesNorthern Summit ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1990. New Copy ... $16.99
Pianist Oliver Jones takes a page here from the book of Canadian countryman Oscar Peterson – and works here in a drum-less trio, with beautifully well-rounded support from Red Mitchell on bass and Herb Ellis on guitar! Jones is definitely his own sort of stylist on the keys, but the setting ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)
 
 



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