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✨✧ Joe McPhee & Paal Nilssen LoveLift Every Voice & Sing ... LP
AFJ (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $29.99
This isn't the first time that Joe McPhee and Paal Nilssen-Love have recorded together – but the set may well be their best – a beautiful batch of duets that have the pair really blowing us away with their sympathetic spontaneous creative activity! There's a spiritual core here that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Joe McPhee/Lasse MarhaugHarmonia Macrocosmia ... LP
Actions For Free Jazz (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $18.99
The notes here are a bit different than usual for an album of improvised music – as the instruments aren't listed, and instead the back cover just states "all sounds by Joe McPhee and Lasse Marhaug" – which is a great way of really getting at the spirit of the record! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Charles McPhersonBebop Revisited! ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1965. Used ... $16.99
Bebop is alive and well in this classic 60s set by McPherson – blowing hard here in a Bird-esque mode on alto, but also with some of the soulfulness of Jackie McLean during the 50s. The group features Carmell Jones on trumpet, Barry Harris on piano, Nelson Boyd on bass, and Al Heath on drums ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Charles McPhersonHorizons ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1968. Used ... $11.99
A wonderfully warm, deeply creative session from Charles McPherson – a set that moves way past his boppish roots, into a new zone of lyricism and imagination! Cedar Walton's on piano, and he adds some extremely important touches to the record – those lyrical, almost modal lines that ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Jay McShannBig Apple Bash ... CD
Atlantic/Wounded Bird, 1979. New Copy ... $6.99 11.98
A much groovier record than you might expect – hardly the older-styled jazz session normally associated with Jay McShann, and more of a wide-ranging session that brings in some great contemporary touches! The album's something of a celebration for Jay – and it features wonderful guest ... read more CD

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✨✧ Marion MeadowsKeep It Right There ... CD
Novus, 1992. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Features guest vocals from Angela Bofill and Will Downing. CD
(Out of print. Cutout notch through case and artwork.)

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Medeski, Martin & WoodDropper ... CD
Blue Note, 2000. Used ... $5.99
A return to funky grooving for Medeski, Martin, & Wood – and a slamming set that really captures the energy of the group in performance! The trio move effortlessly through tight Hammond grooving and off-beat jazzy piano work, riffing hard in the jam-band mode that's made them a huge ... read more CD
(Out of print, small cutout through digipack case.)

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Medeski, Martin & WoodRadiolarians III ... CD
Indirecto, 2009. Used Gatefold ... $9.99
John Medeski on keyboards, Billy Martin on drums and paecussion, and Chris Wood on bass. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Brad MehldauElegiac Cycle ... CD
Warner, 1999. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A solo piano record – tracks include "Trailer Park Ghost", "Bard", "Memory's Tracks", and "Lament For Linus". CD
(Out of print.)

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Brad Mehldau & Orpheus Chamber OrchestraVariations On A Melancholy Theme ... CD
Nonesuch, 2021. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
A really lovely little record from pianist Brad Mehldau – quite different than most of his albums, in that the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra is on board to help expand Mehldau's ideas in his music! The statement of the title is an apt one for the set – as it offers up variations on a blue-t ... read more CD

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Andre Mehmari & Na OzzettiPiano E Voz ... CD
MCD (Brazil), 2004. Used ... $4.99
(Brazil, Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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Gary MeisnerInspired By Love ... CD
Gary Meisner, 2009. Used ... $6.99
Features Gary Meisner on keys, Keith Sarnow on sax, Hal Miller on bass, Steve Colvin on drums, and Luis Martinez on congas. CD

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Melavano & His OrchestraMy Memories ... LP
Argo, 1958. Very Good ... $3.99
With arrangements by Tony Osborne and production by Dave Usher. LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light surface wear and small splits on the right corners.)

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Myra Melford's Be BreadWhole Tree Gone ... CD
Firehouse 12, 2009. Used ... $8.99
A wonderful little record from pianist Myra Melford and her Be Bread combo – a lovely, all acoustic set that's fresh and timeless! We're loving the way Melford's piano plays with with the clarinet of Ben Goldberg, and if we had the pick out a favorite element of the set that might be it, but ... read more CD

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Mike Melillo & Massimo UrbaniDuets For Yardbird ... LP
Philology (Italy), 1987. Near Mint- ... $23.99
Features Mike Melillo on piano and Massimo Urbani on alto sax – no other instrumentation, and some great variations on themes by Charlie Parker! LP, Vinyl record album

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Melody FourHello! We Must Be Going ... CD
Nato/Chabada (France), 1987. Used ... $18.99
Tony Coe on clarinet, vocals, and tenor saxophone, Steve Beresford on keyboards, vocals, euphonium, trumpet, drum programming, and percussion, and Lol Coxhill on soprano, sopranino and tenor saxophone, and vocals. CD
(Out of print.)

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MemoMemo From Memo ... LP
Nucleus, Early 80s. Sealed ... $4.99
A sweet little session from the Bay Area scene – a set that features English and Spanish language vocals from guitarist Memo – plus backing in a mix of funky jazz and clubby soul! The album's a unique fusion of modes – maybe like some of the Spanish disco rumba material of the ... (Latin, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed original pressing.)

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MenagerieMany Worlds ... LP
Freestyle (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $22.99 29.99
A beautiful set of spiritual jazz from this hip Australian group – a combo who are headed up by guitarist Lance Ferguson, who you'll know from a host of great funk and soul projects over the years – but who shows a much deeper side of his talents with Menagerie! The group has a strong ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mabel MercerSongs By Mabel Mercer Vol 2 (10 inch LP) ... LP
Atlantic, Early 50s. Very Good ... $14.99
Great early work from Mabel Mercer – from a time when she was the toast of the uptown club set! Features backing by Sam Hamilton on piano. (Vocalists, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing with deep groove.)

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✨✧ Hailu MergiaYene Mircha ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 2020. New Copy ... $18.99
A great new recording from Hailu Mergia – the Ethiopian keyboardist who's given us some great records over the years! This set has Hailu working on both of his strengths – using keyboards in the lead on some tracks, accordion on others – plus a bit of melodica, and just a slight ... (Global Grooves, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Roy MeriwetherSoul Invader ... LP
Columbia, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Roy Meriwether's soul jazz trio runs through a set of funky piano tracks that include "Soul Invader", "Lonely Man", "Little Lousy Jane", "Sweet Sixteen Bars", and "Comin' Home Baby". The cover's got the group in a cartoon, flying through the air ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 2 eye pressing.)

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Freddy Merkle GroupJazz Under The Dome ... LP
Vik/RCA, 1957. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A great little session of chamber-type jazz – and the only record we've ever seen by drummer Freddy Merkle. The set is very much in the manner of some of the other tightly-arranged RCA sessions from the mid 50s – with a style that's kind of "New York modern", in a similar ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some tape on the top seam, but is nice overall – and vinyl is nice!)

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Merzbow/Mats Gustafsson/Balazs PandiCuts Open ... CD
Rare Noise (UK), 2020. New Copy 2CD ... $8.99 17.98
There's definitely a lot of open cuts here – thanks to very sharp sounds from this lineup that more than lives up to the name of the Rare Noise record label! The group is the trio of Masami Merzbow Akita on noise, electronics, and percussion; Balazs Pandi on drums and percussion; and Mats ... read more CD

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Messengers IncorporatedSoulful Proclamation (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), Late 70s. Used ... $28.99
Ultra-hip funk from Oklahoma's Messengers Incorporated – a group who come across with a sound that's every bit as righteous and heavy as you might guess from the cover! Instrumentation is heavy on bass, guitar, and organ – and topped with some great saxophone work too – all in a ... (Soul, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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Pat Methany/Charlie Haden/Jack DeJohnetteLive Montreal '89 ... CD
Hi Hat, 1989. Used ... $19.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Pat MethenyRoad To The Sun ... LP
BMG, 2021. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 27.98
Really beautiful work from Pat Metheny, but a set that showcases his work more as a composer than a performer – two longer tracks that both have a different sound than his regular material! "Four Paths Of Light" is a suite in four parts, performed by acoustic guitarist Jason Vieux ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Road To The Sun (with bonus track) ... CD 14.99

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Pat MethenyRoad To The Sun (with bonus track) ... CD
Metheny Group Productions/BMG, 2021. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
Really beautiful work from Pat Metheny, but a set that showcases his work more as a composer than a performer – two longer tracks that both have a different sound than his regular material! "Four Paths Of Light" is a suite in four parts, performed by acoustic guitarist Jason Vieux ... read more CD
Also available Road To The Sun ... LP 26.99

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✨✧ Pat MethenySpeaking Of Now ... CD
Warner, 2002. Used ... Just Sold Out!
With Lyle Mays on piano and keys, Steve Rodby on bass, Richard Bona on vocals and percussion, Cuong Vu on trumpet and vocals, and Antonio Sanchez on drums. CD

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✨✧ Pat MethenyWorks 2 ... CD
ECM, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $7.99
With Jaco Pastourus, Bob Moses, Charlie Haden, Jack DeJohnette, Dewey Redman, Mike Brecker, Billie Higgins, Eberhard Weber, Lyle Mays, Steve Rodby, Dan Gottlieb & Nana Vasconcelos. CD
(Out of print.)

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Mazz MezzrowChronogical Mazz Mezzrow 1928 to 1936 ... CD
Classics (France), Late 20s/1930s. Used ... $14.99
With Benny Carter, Teddy Wilson, Chick Webb, Frank Newton, Floyd O Brien, Muggsy Spanier, Max Kaminsky, and Willie Smith. CD
(Out of print.)

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Mezz Mezzrow/Tommy LadnierGettin' Together With Mezzrow & Ladnier Vol 1 (10-inch) ... LP
Jazz Panorama, Late 30s. Very Good ... $5.99
Features Sidney De Paris on trumpet, James P Johnson on piano, Teddy Bunn on guitar, Zutty Singleton on drums, and Pops Foster on bass. LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 50s pink label issue with deep groove. Cover has some edge wear, a 4 inch split in the top seam, and small split in the bottom seam.)

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Misja Fitzgerald MichelEncounter ... CD
No Format, 2006. Used ... $6.99
Features Misja Fitzgerald Michel on guitars, Drew Gress on bass, and Joche Rueckert on drums – plus guest tenor from Ravi Coltrane! CD
(Sticker inside the gatefold.)

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Middle Jazz QuartetMiddle Jazz Quartet ... LP
Editions Pluriel (France), 1980. Near Mint- ... $11.99
With Jean Lorieau on tenor, Philippe Duchemin on piano, Tony Ballester on bass, and Alain Chaudron on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has edge wear, heavily bent corners, a peeled spot from sticker removal on front, and an old price sticker on back.)

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Juozas Milasius/Tomas Kutavicius/Dalius NaujokaitisLive At Willisau 1993 ... LP
No Business (Lithuania), 1993. New Copy ... $9.99 29.99
The core trio here steps out on their own at first, and are then augmented by work from the Lithuanian Young Composers Orchestra – an added quartet who really bring an intensity to the performance! Well, maybe that intensity is already there – but slightly muted – as the guitar ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 300 copies!)

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Jason MilesBlack Magic ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... $6.99 14.99
Keyboardist Jason Miles has a long legacy in jazz – both as a sideman with bigger names, and as a leader on his own – but this set with his Kind Of New group may well be one of his best so far – a sweet batch of electric grooves that goes a long way towards updating older styles ... read more CD

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Jerzy MilianCutting – Jerzy Milian Tapes 09 – 1971 to 1977 – DDR Big Band Grooves Again ... CD
GAD (Poland), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $9.99
Killer large group work from Polish jazzman Jerzy Milian – tracks recorded in East Berlin during the 70s, all with a style that mixes together the best modes of soundtrack funk with some of the groovier styles of the MPS big band scene! Milian's a vibist, but also has a great ear for larger ... read more CD

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Jerzy MilianOrkiestra Rozrywkowa Pritv W Katowicach – Znak Wodnika (with bonus tracks) ... CD
GAD (Poland), Late 70s. New Copy ... $16.99 18.99
Some of the funkiest work we've ever heard from Polish vibist Jerzy Milian – a series of late 70s recordings that have him working with a larger ensemble in a very groovy mode! The approach is sound library or soundtrack funk at some points, but also almost gets a bit disco at others – ... read more CD

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Glenn Miller & His OrchestraFor The Very First Time – 50 Never Before Released Original Perfomances By Glenn Miller & His Orchestra (3LPs + Binder) ... LP
RCA, Early 40s. Near Mint- 3LP Booklet ... $14.99
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(Binder style booklet and LP set, with gorgeous textured packaging!)

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✨✧ Glenn Miller & the Andrews SistersChesterfield Broadcasts ... CD
Bluebird/BMG Heritage, 1939/1940. Used 2 CDs ... $4.99
Broadcast from New York City December 1939 to March 1940. CD

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Lloyd MillerJazz At The University Of Utah (with insert and download) ... LP
East West/Now Again, 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99 24.98
An astonishingly rare treasure by exotic jazz genius Lloyd Miller – originally issued by East West Records in a run of just a few hundred copies! Recorded at The University Of Utah, it's a wonderful synthesis of the eastern and otherwise globally-inspired instrumentation Miller is beloved for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes an excellent insert with notes by Francis Gooding and lots of photos, plus a download with WAV files & video of late 60s performances, plus Miller's autobiography "Sufi, Saint & Swinger"!)

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Lloyd MillerNear And Far East ... LP
East West/Ascensionale (Italy), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
One of the most evocative albums ever recorded by the enigmatic Lloyd Miller – a set created at Brigham Young University, in Utah – but filled with a mix of different styles from the other half of the planet! Miller plays a variety of stringed instruments and percussion – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 200 copies – and packaged in a very heavy, hand-assembled cover!)

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Phil Miller/In CahootsConspiracy Theories ... CD
Crescent Discs (UK), 2007. Used ... $4.99
(Rock, Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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Jack MillmanJazz Studio 4 – The Compositions Of Jack Millman ... LP
Decca, 1955. Very Good ... $14.99
A rare session as a leader by trumpeter Jack Millman – one that's based around his own compositions, and which a large group of west coast players alongside some lesser-known 50s talents! Players include Fred Aguirre, Lin Halliday, Artie Anto, Mike Pacheco, Curtis Counce, Herb Geller, Jimmy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Decca pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear, aging, and some light stains at the bottom.)

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✨✧ Mind Maintenance (Joshua Abrams & Chad Taylor)Mind Maintenance ... LP
Drag City, 2021. New Copy ... $25.99 32.99
Joshua Abrams and Chad Taylor are already fantastic musicians on their own key instruments – bass and drums, respectively – but here, they take up different instrumental modes – and with a result that's every bit as spiritually powerful as their work in other styles! Abrams plays ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Kosuke (Kohsuke) MineFirst ... CD
Philips/BBE (UK), 1970. New Copy ... $26.99 36.99
A tremendous first outing as a leader for Japanese saxophonist Kosuke Mine – one of our favorite players of the 70s, already sounding wonderful here right at the start! The album's got a freewheeling vibe – not entirely avant, and maybe more in the modal territory unlocked by Miles ... read more CD

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✨✧ Kosuke Mine2nd Album ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Craftman (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... $19.99
A great album from one of the greatest Japanese reedmen of the 70s – a player who's not that well known on our shores, but who served up a run of great little records like this at the time! Kosuke Mine has this sound that's sharp, but extremely fluid too – a way of running fast with ... read more CD
(Part of the Three Blind Mice Supreme Collection!)

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✨✧ Kosuke MineMine ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Craftman (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... $19.99
Early work from this tremendous Japanese saxophonist – working here on both alto and soprano sax, in styles that are sharply angular, but also quite warm and soulful! Kosuke Mine's got a quality that's a bit like Joe Henderson at the same time – obviously informed by earlier hardbop, ... read more CD
(Part of the Three Blind Mice Supreme Collection!)

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Charles MingusCharles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus ... LP
Candid, 1960. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
The title's an apt one, because after frustrations experienced working for Columbia and other labels, Mingus is finally allowed the freedom here to present his own ideas in all their unfettered glory – working with a bracingly tight quartet that features Eric Dolphy on alto and bass clarinet ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Charles MingusMingus In Europe Volume 1 ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1964. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Great recordings the important 1964 tour of Europe by bassist Charles Mingus – a key musical moment that not only saw some of the last recordings of Eric Dolphy before his departure from this planet, but which also introduced the overseas scene to some key up-and-coming talents who were in ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)

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Charles MingusPithecanthropus Erectus (180 gram Japanese pressing) ... LP
Atlantic (Japan), 1956. New Copy (reissue)... $56.99
An amazing record – quite possibly one of the greatest jazz albums of all time, and a session that has Charles Mingus stepping boldly forward in a whole new direction! The album shakes loose the sometimes too-academic modern tones of Mingus albums from the previous year or two – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Charles MingusSix Classic Albums (Modern Jazz Symposium Of Music & Poetry/Mingus Ah Um/Mingus Dynasty/Mingus/Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus/Oh Yeah) (4CD set) ... CD
Real Gone Jazz (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. Used 4CDs ... $11.99
A budget package overflowing with classic work by Mingus. Features Booker Ervin, Ted Curson, Benny Golson, Eric Dolphy, and Rahsaan Roland Kirk. CD
(Out of print. Digipack has a lightly bumped corner, otherwise in great shape.)

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Charles MingusTijuana Moods (with bonus track) ... CD
RCA, 1957/1962. Used ... $6.99
Oh how we love this album – and we think it may well be the best album ever from Charles Mingus! The set was recorded in that magical Mingus year of 1957, but oddly not released until 1962 – missing some of the initial frenzy of his discovery during the Atlantic and Columbia years. ... read more CD

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Phil MintonDoughnut In Both Hands ... CD
Emanem (UK), Mid 70s-Early 80s. Used ... $9.99
Phil Minton on vocals. CD
(Out of print.)

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Phil MintonMouthfull Of Ecstasy ... CD
Victo (Canada), 1996. Used ... $6.99
Phil Minton on voice, John Butcher on tenor and soprano saxophone, Roger Turner on drums and percussion, and Veryan Weston on piano. CD
(Still sealed.)

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✨✧ Roberto Miguel MirandaCreator's Musician ... LP
Nimbus, 1980s. New Copy ... $13.99
A beautiful record of upright bass solo work, ranging from emotive arco playing to nice throbbing pizzicato. Miranda has played with John Carter & Bobby Bradford and cut another great, more soulful side for Nimbus with a larger group of his own. The playing throughout is spacious, even it's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Roberto Miranda's Home Music EnsembleLive At Bing Theater – Los Angeles 1985 ... CD
Dark Tree (France), 1985. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
A never-issued live performance from the Nimbus Records scene in LA – a spiritual gem that features bassist Roberto Miranda in the lead, working with some key other players from the city at the time! Miranda's always been one of the secret heroes of the underground west coast scene – a ... read more CD

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✨✧ Billy MitchellNow's The Time – Billy Mitchell Live ... LP
Catalyst, 1976. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $2.99
We'll be the first to admit that we love tenorist Billy Mitchell, and that we think he's a heck of a player who's never really gotten his due – but we'll also admit that we think this album really doesn't show his true genius, and is kind of an open-ended session that only hints at the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Blue MitchellCup Bearers ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
One of the first albums to really show Blue Mitchell's genius as a leader – recorded past the more formulaic bop modes of some of his other Riverside sessions, and handled with a lyrical edge that really gets at the best aspects of his playing. Of course, part of the reason for this is that ... read more CD

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Nicole Mitchell & Lisa E HarrisEarthseed ... LP
FPE, 2020. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $25.99 28.99
Very powerful work from the great Nicole Mitchell – the third of her albums to be based on the work of Octavia Butler, and the first to be done in collaboration with vocalist Lisa E Harris! The music was commissioned by the Art Institute of Chicago, and recorded in a large open space in that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Nicole Mitchell & Moor MotherOffering – Live At Le Guess Who ... CD
Don Giovanni, 2020. New Copy ... $7.99 12.99
Nicole Mitchell is an artist who made us sit up and say "wow" when we first saw her perform on the south side of Chicago 25 years ago – and she continues to make us express the same sort of surprise as the years go on – ever shifting her music, changing her focus, and ... read more CD

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Roscoe MitchellBefore There Was Sound ... CD
Nessa, 1965. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
Some of the earliest work from AACM legend Roscoe Mitchell – tracks recorded before his legendary Sound album, hence the title – finally appearing here for the first time ever! Even in 1965, Mitchell is way ahead of his time – working at a free-thinking, free-wheeling approach to ... read more CD

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Roscoe MitchellCelebrating Fred Anderson ... CD
Nessa, 2015. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
One of the boldest performances we've heard from Roscoe Mitchell in years – a beautiful live set performed in dedication to the late Fred Anderson – at Chicago's Constellation performance space, a music club that's picked up the torch from Anderson's legendary Velvet Lounge! The sound ... read more CD

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Roscoe MitchellDiscussions ... CD
Wide Hive, 2017. New Copy ... $5.99 14.99
The title's an apt one – as the music here is based on the improvisations from Roscoe Mitchell's earlier Conversations albums – but recast in a whole new way for an improvising orchestra! The group here features Mitchell on sopranino sax – a very strong voice out in the lead ... read more CD

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Roscoe MitchellLittlefield Concert Hall Mills College – March 19/20, 2018 ... CD
Wide Hive, 2019. New Copy ... $5.99 15.99
Beautiful large form work from Roscoe Mitchell – the famous saxophonist working here as a composer/conductor, but on music that's based on earlier improvisations created by his trio! The large ensemble has a really compelling blend of instruments – flutes, oboes, French horn, trumpet, ... read more CD

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Roscoe MitchellNonaah ... CD
Nessa, 1977. New Copy 2CD ... $22.99 25.99
A seminal session from Roscoe Mitchell – beautiful work recorded for the small Nessa label, and a real testament to the fragile beauty of his music! Some of the tracks are solo, and others feature Roscoe in shifting groups with other AACM players – a duet with bassist Malachi Favors, ... read more CD

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Roscoe MitchellOld/Quartet Sessions ... CD
Nessa, 1967/1975. New Copy 2CD ... $22.99 25.98
The only recorded work of this crucial group on the Chicago scene of the late 60s – a pre-Art Ensemble quartet that features Roscoe Mitchell on reeds, Lester Bowie on trumpet, and Malachi Favors on bass – as well as drummer Philip Wilson, who'd later depart for work in a blues group! ... read more CD

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Roscoe Mitchell & Montreal/Toronto Art OrchestraRide The Wind ... CD
Nessa, 2018. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
The headier side of the great Roscoe Mitchell – a project that has some of the reedman's compositions transcribed for larger orchestra performance – but at a level that seems to be a natural evolution of the notion of "black classical music" that Mitchell first helped pioneer ... read more CD

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Roscoe Mitchell & Ostravaska BandaDistant Radio Transmission – Also Nonaah Trio, Cutouts For Woodwind Quintet, & 8-8-88 ... CD
Wide Hive, 2020. New Copy ... $11.99 15.99
The legendary Roscoe Mitchell works here in the more sophisticated compositional style he's been exploring heavily in later decades – joined by the Ostravska Banda ensemble in a large version of "Distant Radio Transmission" – a piece that was first created as an improvisation ... read more CD

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Roscoe Mitchell and the Sound EnsembleSnurdy McGurdy & Her Dancin' Shoes ... CD
Nessa, 1981. New Copy ... $13.99 16.98
A really wonderful album by Roscoe Mitchell and his semi-electric "sound ensemble" – a group that's as devoted to the exploration of sonic space as they are the expression of improvised jazz. The work's got a wonderfully fragile quality – like some of the best Mitchell work ... read more CD

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Roscoe Mitchell Art EnsembleCongliptious (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Nessa, 1968. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
We're not sure what "congliptious" means – but to us, it's always been the title of this excellent early session from reedman Roscoe Mitchell! The sessions here were recorded in 1968, at the Ter-Mar (Chess) Studios in Chicago – and they document a key coming-together of ... read more CD

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Roscoe Mitchell with YuganautFour Ways ... CD
Nessa, 2009. New Copy ... $7.99 16.99
A great Roscoe Mitchell album on Nessa Records – and a set that really lives up to his best experiments on the label back in the 70s! Mitchell's working here on flute, soprano, and alto sax – with the Yuganaut trio that includes Stephen Rush on a range of keyboards, trombone, melodica, ... read more CD

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Mitchell-Ruff TrioAfter This Message ... LP
Atlantic, 1966. Near Mint- ... $18.99
One of the most interesting records from the duo of Dwike Mitchell and Willie Ruff – thanks to the addition of the great percussionist Helicio Milito on drums! Helcio worked with the Tamba Trio, and has a very groovy sense of rhythm that works great with the inventive piano of Mitchell and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & purple label pressing. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Yoko Miwa TrioSongs Of Joy ... CD
Ubuntu, 2021. Used ... $8.99
Yoko Miwa on piano, Scott Goulding on drums, and Will Slater on acoustic bass. CD

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Hiroki MiyanoNijinsky's Reflection In The Mirror (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Saidera (Japan), 2002. Used Gatefold ... $14.99
Hiroki Miyano on guitar. CD
(Out of print, SACD pressing.)

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✨✧ Takahashi MiyasakaAnimal's Garden ... CD
Kojima/BBE (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
A masterpiece of spiritual sounds from Japanese drummer Takahashi Miyasaka – one of those sublime 70s records that really carries the Coltrane legacy forward, and finds a whole new channel of inspiration in the universe! The group is led by Miyasaka, but features fantastic horn work from ... read more CD

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Akira MiyazawaFour Units ... LP
Takt/Le Tres Jazz Club (France), 1969. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $29.99
Some of the most arch-modern work we've ever heard from Japanese reedman Akira Miyazawa – proof that even though he was one of his nation's greatest straight jazz sax players in the 60s, he could also open up experimentally too! Akira's playing both flute and tenor here – and he's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sanae MizushimaYou've Got A Friend ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Craftman (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... $19.99 24.00
One of the more unusual Japanese vocal albums we've heard from the 70s – served up by a singer who does a nice job evoking a variety of modes! Sanae Mizushima sometimes comes across with a spirit like she's a backroom singer from the early part of the 20th Century – other times can ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(Part of the Three Blind Mice Supreme Collection!)

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MJT+3Daddy-O Presents MJT+3 ... LP
Argo, 1960. Near Mint- ... $29.99
One of the rarest albums of Chicago jazz from the 50s – and one of the greatest, too! Although Walter Perkins' MJT+3 went onto cut a number of records on Vee Jay with a different lineup, this early session features an all-Chicago lineup that differs from the later one, which was augmented by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with insert – Victor MJ 1018 M.)

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Hank MobleyCaddy For Daddy ... CD
Blue Note, 1965. Used ... $16.99
One of the greatest Blue Note albums of all time – a record that's even better than the look of it's cover – which is already pretty darn classic! Hank Mobley had been making records for Blue Note for a number of years before this set – but Caddy For Daddy is one in which he ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Hank MobleyPeckin' Time (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note, 1958. Used ... $6.99
One of the first great pairings of Hank Mobley and Lee Morgan – a trumpet/tenor team that was always a treasure, no matter what the setting! This one's a pretty open-ended blowing date – one that gives both horn players plenty of room to stretch out, in a setting that's filled with ... read more CD
(NOTE: tray card is missing one spine and has some clear tape on one side. Priced accordingly.)

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Modern Jazz Group FreibergEuropean Jazz Sounds (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Christophorus/Be! (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $9.99
A wonderful collection of work from this overlooked modern jazz combo from the 50s German scene – a group whose material was originally issued on a handful of 45rpm EP titles by a Christian music company – finally brought together in this excellent full length collection! The Modern ... read more CD

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Modern Jazz QuartetArt Of The Modern Jazz Quartet – The Atlantic Years ... CD
Atlantic/Wounded Bird, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $8.99 18.98
A double-length set of work from The Modern Jazz Quartet – a collection of material from their first decade or so on Atlantic Records! The package captures the group when they were really rising to international fame – recorded here both in the US, and in front of their growing ... read more CD

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Modern Jazz QuartetCompact Jazz – The Modern Jazz Quartet Plus ... CD
Verve, Late 50s. Used ... $3.99
Featuring John Lewis, Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, Connie Kay, Oscar Peterson and Ray Brown. CD
(Out of print.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetConcorde ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1955. Used ... $3.99
Even at this early point in their career, the Modern Jazz Quartet were plenty proud of their relation to and reception in Paris – almost rubbing their international fame in the faces of other American combos with the title and cover of this record! The set's still got the quartet at their ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetDjango ... CD
Prestige/OJC, Mid 50s. Used ... $2.99
A stone classic from the Modern Jazz Quartet – recorded back when the group still featured Kenny Clarke in its membership, but already with some of the more serious, somber tones that would mark the combo's more famous years! Tracks here are from a variety of sessions in 1953, 1954, and 1955 ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Django (20 bit remaster) ... CD 4.99

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Modern Jazz QuartetDjango (20 bit remaster) ... CD
Prestige, Mid 50s. Used ... $4.99
A stone classic from the Modern Jazz Quartet – recorded back when the group still featured Kenny Clarke in its membership, but already with some of the more serious, somber tones that would mark the combo's more famous years! Tracks here are from a variety of sessions in 1953, 1954, and 1955 ... read more CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)
Also available Django ... CD 2.99

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Modern Jazz QuartetFontessa ... LP
Atlantic, 1956. Very Good ... $9.99
A classic set of high-class jazz from the MJQ – one that shows John Lewis' growing compositional skills, and the band's always tight ability to work in a compressed chamber format. Features the extended "Fontessa" suite, plus the tracks "Versailles", "Angel Eyes" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label stereo Long Playing Unbreakable pressing with deep groove. Cover is lightly stained and separated at the bottom left corner, with a 3 inch split in the seam.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetIn A Crowd ... CD
Knit Classics, 1963. Used ... $2.99
A live recording from the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival. Tracks include "Pyramid", "In A Crowd", "Bags' Groove", "I Should Care", and "Sheriff". CD
(Out of print.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetLegendary Profile ... CD
Atlantic/Wounded Bird, 1972. New Copy ... $6.99 11.98
A cool 70s album from the Modern Jazz Quartet – and one that has John Lewis playing a bit of electric piano, in addition to his usual acoustic keys! At some level, it almost feels like the group's working off the lessons learned during their Apple Records years – and are also picking ... read more CD
Also available Legendary Profile ... LP 9.99

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Modern Jazz QuartetLegendary Profile ... LP
Atlantic, 1972. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A cool 70s album from the Modern Jazz Quartet – and one that has John Lewis playing a bit of electric piano, in addition to his usual acoustic keys! At some level, it almost feels like the group's working off the lessons learned during their Apple Records years – and are also picking ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green & red Broadway label pressing. Cover has some gloss separation at the edges.)
Also available Legendary Profile ... CD 6.99

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Modern Jazz QuartetModern Jazz Quartet (Atlantic) ... LP
Atlantic, 1957. Very Good ... $14.99
One of the first MJQ albums on Atlantic – and a bit fresher than some of their later outings, when it seemed like they were churning records out at the drop of a hat! Titles include an extended medley of standards, all given the MJQ touch – plus the drum-heavy "La Ronde", and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label Long Playing Unbreakable pressing with deep groove. Cover has a water stain and some flaking in a botom corner, but is nice overall.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetModern Jazz Quartet (Savoy) ... CD
Savoy/Nippon (Japan), 1951/1952. Used ... $4.99
Some of the earliest material ever recorded by the Modern Jazz Quartet – early 50s sides that were originally issued as 78rpm singles, then brought together in this self-titled LP! Some of the material was first released under the name of the Milt Jackson Quartet – but featured the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Modern Jazz QuartetPyramid ... CD
Atlantic, 1960. Used ... $4.99
Features a long reading of "Pyramid" – plus "Django", "Romaine", "Vendome", and "It Don't Mean A Thing". CD
(Out of print with a very slight tear on the booklet cover.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetTogether Again! Live At The Montreux Jazz Festival '82 ... LP
Pablo, 1982. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Early 80s reunion after their breakup in 1974, with Milt Jackson on vibes, John Lewis on piano, Percy Heath on bass, and Connie Kay on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Modern Jazz Quintet Karlsruhe/FourmenonlyModern Jazz Quintet Karlsruhe/Fourmenonly – Complete Recordings (Trees/Position 2000/Fourmenonly Vol 1/Science Fiction Stories) (3CD set) ... CD
No Business (Lithuania), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 3CDs ... $38.99 42.99
A fantastic lost legacy in European free improvisation – the complete works of a group who were first known as Modern Jazz Quintet Karlsruhe, then later as Fourmenonly – presented here in a beautiful 3CD set! First up is the album Trees – issued on a small label in 1968, but a ... read more CD
(Limited edition of 500!)

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Noshir ModyIdealist's Handbook – Identity, Love & Hope In America 2020 ... CD
Noshir Mody, 2020. Used ... $0.99
Tracks include "Radha", "Ol' Splitfoot", "Under A Starlit Sky (2020)", "Rise", and "Illusions Grow". CD

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Charnett MoffettRhythm & Blood ... CD
Sweet Basil (Japan), 1994. Used ... $6.99
Charnett Moffett on electric & acoustic bass, piccolo, synthesizer & programming. CD
(Out of print, sample sticker on traycard artwork.)

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Louis MoholoBra Louis Bra Tebs/Spirits Rejoice ... CD
Ogun (UK), 1978/1995. New Copy 2CDs ... $16.99 18.99
A beautiful double-length package of work from drummer Louis Moholo – a 2CD set that features one record from recent years, and a key classic from the 70s! Spirits Rejoice is one of the strongest 70s statements from ex-Blue Notes drummer Moholo – recorded in the company of fellow ... read more CD

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Louis Moholo Moholo UnitOpen Letter To My Wife Mpumi ... CD
Ogun (UK), 2009. New Copy ... $14.99 15.99
Rich, vibrant work from Louis Moholo & his Unit – with resonant emotion in the overall mood, but also an improvisational approach that balances the sound very deftly! Moholo's work of the 00s has been pretty visionary, and this one's no exception – don't go expecting sentimentalism ... read more CD

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Louis Moholo's Viva La BlackFreedom Tour – Live In South Africa 1993 ... CD
Ogun (UK), 1993. New Copy ... $14.99
An incredibly spiritual session from percussionist Louis Moholo and his ensemble Viva La Black – recorded on the occasion of a series of concerts in Moholo's homeland of South Africa – and done in a way that's as much a document of the group's trip as it is a recording of the music in ... read more CD
 
 



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