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XA wealth of jazz in many styles -- bop, hardbop, soul jazz, spiritual, rare groove, modal, improvised music, funk, free jazz, fusion, avant garde, and trad!

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Abdullah Ibrahim & EkayaAfrican River ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1989. New Copy ... $16.99
One of the great larger group recordings that pianist Abdullah Ibrahim gave us in the 80s – from a moment when he was able to use added horns to really expand that amazing sense of color and rhythm he'd brought to his music on earlier trio recordings! There's a sense of musical vision here ... read more CD
(Part of the "Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign Volume 2" series!)

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Hideo Ichikawa TrioTomorrow ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Craftman (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $19.99 24.00
Hideo Ichikawa may have been one of the most inventive pianists to record for the Three Blind Mice label in the 70s – an artist whose talents are expansive both on the acoustic and electric versions of the instrument he uses here – and which also extend to a few contributions on ... read more CD
(Part of the Three Blind Mice Supreme Collection!)

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ICP OrchestraAan & Uit ... CD
ICP (Netherlands), 2003. New Copy ... $19.99 24.99
The mighty Misha Mengelberg is a wonderful force in this recording by the larger ICP group – not only composing most of the original song structures, but also providing the kind of piano work that initially made the group so great – linking their more contemporary creation to an older ... read more CD

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ICP OrchestraBospaadje Konijnehol I (Forest Path Rabbithole I) ... CD
ICP (Netherlands), 1992. New Copy ... $19.99 24.99
There's a beautiful assemblage of players here – all working under that special Instant Composers banner that seems to create a special sort of magic – shifting sounds as the different players come together under the leadership of pianist Misha Mengelberg, who also structured most of ... read more CD

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ICP OrchestraInstant Composers Pool (52CD & 2DVD set) ... CD
ICP (Netherlands), Late 60s/1970s/1980s/1990s/2000s. New Copy 52CD & 2DVDset ... $429.99 498.99
An amazing document of this legendary improvising collective – material recorded over the span of many years – from 1967 to 2009 – and featuring some of the most important free jazz players on the planet! CDs include albums ICP 001 through ICP 050, and the set also features two ... read more CD
(Hand-numbered limited edition pressing! Includes a few stuck/stamped-on items, too – plus book, poster, and insert! NOTE: Inside of box is slightly damaged – a poor design – a corner has a very light ding, and this is reflected in the pricing.)

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ICP OrchestraLive At The Bimhuis ... CD
ICP (Netherlands), 2008. New Copy ... $19.99 24.99
No matter what the lineup, the ICP Orchestra always has a way of making a special sort of magic of their own – blending song structure with very dynamic improvisation – at a level that often makes the end result of the group's music feel like much more than just the sum of its parts! ... read more CD

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ICP Septet with Joris Roelofs & Terrie ExKomen & Gaan ... CD
ICP (Netherlands), 2020. New Copy ... $19.99 24.99
The ICP have two great guests here – well, maybe three – the guitar of Terrie Ex, the bass clarinet of Joris Roelofs, and the sounds of a pianola – which brings a very different vibe to the record than usual! The songs are shortish, and have varying levels of sonic interplay ... read more CD

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ICP TentetTetterettet ... LP
Instant Composers Pool/Our Swimmer (Germany), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 29.99
A landmark record from the Dutch jazz scene – one that takes all the strong 70s years of free improvisation in that world, and helps it find a new sort of focus! As fans of the scene know, ICP stands for Instant Composers Pool – writing while improvising on the spot – a notion ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ideal BreadBeating The Teens – Songs Of Steve Lacy ... CD
Cuneiform, 2014. Used 2 CDs ... $11.99
Josh Sinton on baritone saxophone, Kirk Knuffke on cornet, Adam Hopkins on bass, and Tomas Fujiwara on drums. CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Idle HandsSolid Moments ... CD
Posi tone, 2020. New Copy ... $11.99 17.98
There's nothing idle about these hands – as the group have a tightness that makes you think they've been together for years – which is maybe partly the case, as many of the artists are part of the great and ever-growing legacy of the Posi-Tone label! And while the company has given us ... read more CD

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If Six Was NineLa Musica Di Jmi Hendrix Per Jazz Ensemble ... CD
Splasch (Italy), 1992. Used ... $11.99
Dario Cecchini on baritone saxophone, Dario Cecchini on bass clarinet, Alessandro Fabbri on drums, percussion and electronics, Sergio Gistri on flugelhorn and trumpet, Diego Carraresi on soprano saxophone, Stefano Scalzi on tenor flugelhorn, Stefano Scalzi on trombone and tuba, Diego Carraresi on ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Klaus IgnatzekDon't Stop It ... CD
Timeless/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1987. New Copy ... $13.99
An overlooked 80s cooker from pianist Klaus Ignatzek – a set that's full of imagination, right from the very first note – thanks to a string of all original material that matches the strong performances on the set! Trumpeter Claudio Roditi is a key part of the quartet – and maybe ... read more CD
(Part of the "Solid Records – Jazz Giants" series!)

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Wessel Ilcken, Tony Vos, Rob Madna, & OthersJazz Behind The Dikes 2 (180 gram white vinyl pressing) ... LP
Philips/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), 1955. New Copy ... $26.99
A treasure trove of rare jazz work from the Dutch scene of the 50s – initially overlooked by many American listeners of the time, but fortunately well-documented by this series from Philips! The music here is a nice mix of different combos – all drawing influence from bop and some of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Individually numbere limited edition of 500 – on heavyweight white vinyl!)

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✨✧ Masaru ImadaGreen Caterpillar ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Craftman (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A great little record from the Japanese scene of the 70s – a set that not only shows the great blend of acoustic and electric styles that was happening at the time, but which also really illustrates the inventive approach of the Three Blind Mice label at their best! The vibe here is very ... read more CD
(Part of the Three Blind Mice Supreme Collection!)

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Eric InekeCruising ... CD
Timeless/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 2014. New Copy ... $16.99
A later date from Dutch drummer Eric Ineke, but one that maybe burns with even more fire than some of his earlier albums – thanks to the work of some great musicians in the quintet! At some points, the group takes off in strongly soulful hardbop formation – but at others, they can ... read more CD
(Part of the "Jazz Premium Seats – Rare Jazz – Live & Sessions" series!)

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Instant Composers Pool (Misha Mengelberg, Peter Brotzmann, Evan Parker & Others)Groupcomposing ... LP
ICP/Our Swimmer (Germany), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 29.99
A landmark album from this groundbreaking free jazz ensemble – a record that's as important to improvised music as Peter Brotzmann's Machine Gun or Derek Bailey's solo albums! And no surprise, the group features Brotzmann on tenor and Bailey on guitar – alongside Misha Mengelberg on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Cosmo Intini Jazz SetMy Favourite Roots ... CD
Timeless/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1989. New Copy ... $18.99
Fantastic work from pianist Cosmo Intini – a great player in his own right, but one who also really seems to create some special magic with key players in his group – a lineup here that features some especially great sounds from saxophonist Gary Bartz, on a record that may well be one ... read more CD
(Part of the "Timeless Jazz Syndicate" series!)

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Enrico IntraJazz In Fabbrica (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Cinedelic (Italy), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $38.99
A beautiful set of free-flowing work from Italian pianist Enrico Intra – a set that takes up the space of the entire record, yet maintains a sense of structure and mission throughout! There are freer passages in the work, but the set isn't completely free jazz overall – as Intra has a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)

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Enrico IntraSoundplanets ... LP
Taste (Italy), 2019. Near Mint- ... $19.99
One of the most unusual albums we've ever heard from Italian pianist Enrico Intra – and that's saying a lot, given his legacy of creative sounds from the 70s onward! This set has Intra playing piano, but also has all the spacey elements you'd guess from the cover – a very unusual mix ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jon IrabagonI Don't Hear Nothin' But The Blues Vol 2 – Appalachian Haze ... CD
Irabbagast, 2012. Used ... $16.99
Nothin like the blues at all – and instead one of the most freeform, outside recordings we've ever heard from tenor player Jon Irabagon – working here in a mighty fierce trio with Mick Barr on guitar and Mike Pride on drums and nose whistle! The album is one long blast of noise – ... read more CD
(Out of print, penmark through barcode.)

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Jon Irabagon's OutrightUnhinged ... CD
Irabbagast, 2012. Used ... $9.99
A great little album from talented tenorist Jon Irabagon – served up with a cover that's sort of a parody of a hip hop record – but delivered with a bold musical sound that's right up there with Jon's work in Mostly Other People Do The Killing! The tenor's really out front in most ... read more CD
(Out of print, original digipack pressing.)

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✨✧ IrazuMambo Inn ... CD
Palladium, 1991. Used ... $12.99
Feature Arturo Sandoval on trumpet and Tata Guines on congas. (Latin, Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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Ferg Ireland TrioFerg Ireland Trio Vol 1 ... LP
Monde Green (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $16.99
A really freewheeling trio from the UK – not Ireland, as you might expect from the leader's name – the great bassist Ferg Ireland, who works real magic here at the head of a group that also features Nathaniel Facey on alto and James Madden on drums! At first glance, you might think of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ferg Ireland Trio Vols 1 & 2 ... CD 14.99

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Ferg Ireland TrioFerg Ireland Trio Vol 2 ... LP
Monde Green (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $16.99
A really freewheeling trio from the UK – not Ireland, as you might expect from the leader's name – the great bassist Ferg Ireland, who works real magic here at the head of a group that also features Nathaniel Facey on alto and James Madden on drums! At first glance, you might think of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ferg Ireland TrioFerg Ireland Trio Vols 1 & 2 ... CD
Monde Green (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $14.99
A really freewheeling trio from the UK – not Ireland, as you might expect from the leader's name – the great bassist Ferg Ireland, who works real magic here at the head of a group that also features Nathaniel Facey on alto and James Madden on drums! At first glance, you might think of ... read more CD
Also available Ferg Ireland Trio Vol 1 ... LP 16.99

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Irreversible EntanglementsIrreversible Entanglements ... LP
International Anthem/Don Giovanni, 2017. New Copy ... $22.99 23.99
A fantastic mix of jazz and spoken word performance – delivered in a very righteous style that takes us back to the best vintage sides by artists like Wanda Robinson or Jayne Cortez! The words here are by Camae Ayewa – whose lyrics are as politically powerful as her presentation style ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Irreversible EntanglementsOpen The Gates ... CD
International Anthem, 2021. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A hell of a record from Irreversible Entanglements – a group we already loved on previous records, but who really knock it out of the part with this fantastic set! The mix of modes here is a bit hard to put in words – as the group blend acoustic and electric elements in the best ... read more CD

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Weldon IrvineTime Capsule (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Nodlew/P-Vine (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... $22.99
One of the most beautiful records to come out of the early 70s – a tremendous indie effort from a young Weldon Irvine! Irvine put this album together as sort of a musical "time capsule" of his generation – an effort to capture the era's thoughts, feelings, and emotions ... read more CD

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Mark Isham & Art LandeWe Begin ... LP
ECM (Germany), 1987. Near Mint- ... $16.99
With Mark Isham on trumpet, flugelhorn, synthesizer, percussion and piccolo trumpet – and Art Lande on piano, synthesizer & percussion. LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a cutout notch and some small stained spots on front.)

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Akira IshikawaBack To Rhythm ... CD
Sony/Mr Bongo (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $10.99 12.98
Heavy funk from a hip Japanese combo – one that features lots of drums and percussion from leader Akira Ishikawa, plus plenty of guitar, keyboards, and hard-riffing horns! Akira's taking most of his cues here from American funk of the early 70s – work by Incredible Bongo Band, BT ... read more CD
Also available Back To Rhythm ... LP 25.99

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Akira IshikawaBack To Rhythm ... LP
Sony/Mr Bongo (UK), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
Heavy funk from a hip Japanese combo – one that features lots of drums and percussion from leader Akira Ishikawa, plus plenty of guitar, keyboards, and hard-riffing horns! Akira's taking most of his cues here from American funk of the early 70s – work by Incredible Bongo Band, BT ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Back To Rhythm ... CD 10.99

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Akira Ishikawa & Count BuffaloOkinawa (2021 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
King (Japan), Late 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $49.99
A groovy little record from the Count Buffalos group – an ensemble we know mostly for their heavier funk of the early 70s and late 60s – but who here step out in a clubbier mode with some sweet touches of disco! The group's still a jazz one at its core – but they've also added in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Kayo IshuLiving Scat – Neo Standards ... CD
Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $13.99
Breezy and easy vocals from Japan – a collection of recordings made by singer Kayo Ishu from the late 60s and 1970s – not really "scat" in a conventional style, but cool wordless vocals with a sweet jazzy feel! The 19 track set brings together tunes from a variety of ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(Part of the "Nippon Jazz Spirits 48" series!)
Also available Living Scat – Neo Standards ... CD 9.99

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Kayo IshuLiving Scat – Neo Standards ... CD
Solid (Japan), 1960s/1970s. Used ... $9.99
Breezy and easy vocals from Japan – a collection of recordings made by singer Kayo Ishu from the late 60s and 1970s – not really "scat" in a conventional style, but cool wordless vocals with a sweet jazzy feel! The 19 track set brings together tunes from a variety of ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(Includes obi.)
Also available Living Scat – Neo Standards ... CD 13.99

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IsotopeDeep End (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Gull/Airmail (UK), 1975. Used ... $24.99
A lost bit of funky fusion from the 70s – a British band who play in that choppy European fusion style that's held up surprisingly well over the years, with a few mellower moments that break out in a surprisingly soulful style. The lineup includes Fender Rhodes, Clavinet, and lots of guitars ... (Rock, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Ethan Iverson & Umbria Jazz OrchestraBud Powell In The 21st Century ... CD
Sunnyside, 2021. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
Bud Powell in the 21st Century, but with a very different vibe than the bop trio performances that made up most of his important recordings! Instead, the setting here is a large one – pianist Ethan Iverson working with the Umbria Jazz Orchestra to bring some of Powell's compositions into a ... read more CD

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Vijay Iyer & Mike LaddHolding It Down – The Veterans' Dreams Project ... CD
PI Records, 2013. Used ... $8.99
Vijay Iyer on piano, Fender Rhodes, programming and live electronics, Mike Ladd on vocals and analog synthesizer, Maurice Decaul, Lynn Hill, Pamela Z and Guillermo E Brown on vocals, Liberty Ellman on guitar, Okkyung Lee on cello, and Kassa Overall on drums. CD
(Still sealed.)

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Vijay Iyer/Linda May Han Oh/Tyshawn SoreyUneasy ... CD
ECM (Germany), 2021. New Copy ... $16.99 18.99
Wonderful trio work from Vijay Iyer – a set that's got his piano doing equal time with the drums of Tyshawn Sorey and bass of Linda May Han Oh – all at a level that reminds us why we first fell in love with Iyer's music many years back! The set's a return to the kind of records that ... read more CD

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Jackie & RoyTime & Love ... LP
CTI, 1972. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $5.99
An excellent 70s set by Jackie & Roy – very different than their work of the 50s and 60s, with an approach that's much more far-reaching and complicated – a style that opens up their vocal talents majestically! Gone are the simpler ditties of earlier years, and in their place are ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Calvin JacksonJazz Variations On Movie Themes ... LP
Reprise, Early 60s. Very Good ... $11.99
The title tells the whole tale of the album – as pianist Jackson plays jazzy versions of themes from films that include "Never On A Sunday", "A Summer Place", "From Here To Eternity", "The High & The Mighty", "Exodus", "Return To ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a small sticker and a name in marker on the back.)

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Calvin JacksonTwo Sides Of Calvin Jackson ... LP
Reprise, Early 60s. Very Good ... $4.99
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(Tri-color stereo pressing. Cover has some surface wear and seam splits.)

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Chubby JacksonChubby Takes Over ... LP
Everest, 1958. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Don't hold Chubby's name against him – because this is a really great little set, leaner and meaner than you might expect! The album has Chubby taking over from Woody Herman – with whom he'd worked for many years, and from whom he got most of the players for this session. The album's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with deep groove in the slip-case cover, with dowel spine inner sleeve. Cover has light surface wear and a sticker on back.)

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Chubby JacksonChubby's Back (Japanese paper sleeve version) ... CD
Universal (Japan), 1957. Used ... $24.99
With a name like Chubby, the set ought to be a snoozer – but it swings nicely, thanks to some strong bass work by Jackson! The group's a Chicago ensemble, featuring lesser-known players of the 50s – like Vito Price, Cy Touff, Don Lamond, and Jimmy Gourley – plus trombone by Bill ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi!)

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Chubby JacksonSextet & Big Band ... LP
Prestige, 1947/1950. Sealed ... $9.99
With his sextet from 1947 with Conte Candoli on trumpet, Emmett Carls on tenor, Tony Aless on piano, Billy Bauer on guitar, and Mel Zelnick on drums; and with big band in 1950 with Howard McGhee, Al Porcino, and Don Ferrara on trumpet; JJ Johnson and Kai Winding on tronbone; Zoot Sims and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, lightly shopworn with a Stereo sticker. Cover is faded a bit at the top right edge, with the shrink partially cracked.)

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Franz JacksonChicago – The Living Legends – Franz Jackson's Original Jass All Stars ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... $12.99
Franz Jackson on clarinet, Lawrence Dixon on banjo, Bill Curry on drums, Rozelle Claxton on piano, John Thomas on trombone, Bob Shoffner on trumpet & Bill Oldham on tuba. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Javon JacksonEasy Does It ... CD
Palmetto, 2003. Used ... $3.99
Javon Jackson on tenor saxophone, Mark Whitfield on guitar, Fred Wesley on trombone, Lenny White on drums, with Lonnie Smith on organ and vocals from Eve Cornelious and Fred Wesley. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Milt JacksonBallad Artistry Of Milt Jackson/Vibrations ... CD
Atlantic/Collectables, 1959/1964. Used ... $6.99
2 great albums on 1 CD. A sweet set of ballads from vibist Milt Jackson that we dig as much for the silky smooth orchestrations by Quincy Jones as Milt's agile and crisp approach to the vibes. The strings and horns buoy the group nicely, which also features Connie Kay and under recorded guitarist ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Milt JacksonInvitation ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. Used ... $18.99
A very nice little Milt Jackson album – cut in the mode of some of his excellent soul jazz group sides from the mid 60s. This set pushes Milt past the format of much of his other work – especially that of the MJQ – as it features him in a very soulful sextet, working with Tommy ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Milt JacksonJazz Skyline ... CD
Savoy, Mid 50s. Used ... $9.99
A great little set from Milt Jackson – not just for his work on vibes, but also for some great tenor from Lucky Thompson! Thompson's raspy edge brings a nice degree of soulfulness to the set – a sound that adds depth to the sometimes mellower moments set down by Jackson and the rhythm ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Milt JacksonMilt Jackson – Wizard Of The Vibes (non RVG edition) ... CD
Blue Note, Early 50s. Used ... $6.99
Whatever you may think of Milt Jackson's later work, this stuff from the early 50s, recorded in his pre-MJQ years, shows the vibist as a lively talent, playing head to head with boppers that he'd never dare face in later years. Players include Lou Donaldson, John Lewis, Thelonious Monk, and Shadow ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Milt JacksonMilt Jackson In A New Setting ... CD
Limelight, 1964. Used ... $9.99
A great one from vibist Milt Jackson – one of the treasures from that 60s stretch when he split with the Modern Jazz Quartet, and recorded some of his most soulful material ever! Milt's definitely in a new setting here – playing with a good little soul jazz combo that includes Jimmy ... read more CD
(Out of print, cutout mark through digipack barcode.)

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Milt JacksonOlinga ... LP
CTI, 1974. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $29.99
Milt Jackson's third album for CTI – part of a wonderful run that really helped him redefine his sound in the 70s! The album's got the electric approach you'd expect from the label – a great change from the sound of Jackson in the Modern Jazz Quartet, and a surprisingly great setting ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing with Van Gelder stamp, in great shape with CTI inner sleeve!)

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Milt JacksonOpus De Jazz (first cover) ... LP
Savoy, 1955. Good ... $14.99
One of the best-known 50s jazz sessions from the Savoy label – a laidback classic that's a great illustration of the label's shift in modes after the early bop years! The setting here is relatively informal – with Milt Jackson as the ersatz leader, working almost in blowing session ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original red label pressing with deep groove and RVG etch. Vinyl plays with surface noise. Cover has some wear and aging, small splits in the seams and spine, and light stains on back.)

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✨✧ Milt Jackson & Ray CharlesSoul Brothers (mono pressing) ... LP
Atlantic, 1957. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 22.98
Not a vocal session from Ray Charles, but instead a set that showcases his great abilities in jazz – a side of Charles' talents that Atlantic was focusing on a bit more at the end of the 50s! The record's a collaboration with vibist Milt Jackson, who's nicely more loose and gritty here than ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Willis JacksonBar Wars ... CD
Muse, 1977. Used ... $11.99
The title's a bit hokey – an obvious play on the Star Wars film that was running in theaters at the time of the record – but the sound is classic Willis Jackson at his finest, recorded in a style that's right up there with his best 60s work for Prestige! The group here is a quintet ... read more CD
(Out of print, small sticker on case spine.)
Also available Bar Wars ... LP 7.99

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Willis JacksonBar Wars ... LP
Muse, 1977. Very Good ... $7.99
The title's a bit hokey – an obvious play on the Star Wars film that was running in theaters at the time of the record – but the sound is classic Willis Jackson at his finest, recorded in a style that's right up there with his best 60s work for Prestige! The group here is a quintet ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has masking tape along top and bottom seams, a small center split in the top seam and some pen on the back and labels.)
Also available Bar Wars ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ Willis JacksonGatorade ... LP
Prestige, 1971/1982. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Rare work by Willis Jackson – recorded in 1971, but only issued in this 1982 pressing! The group on the set is great – with Boogaloo Joe Jones on guitar, Carl Wilson on organ, and Buddy Caldwell on congas – and although the album was recorded in the height of the jazz funk years ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Willis JacksonHeaded & Gutted ... LP
Muse, 1974. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
The date's a bit late, but this is a nice groover from Willis, with a strong jazzy sound, and organ by Mickey Tucker and guitar by Pat Martino. A few of the tracks are a bit more lyrical than the old days, but Willis' tone is always a treat, even in the mellow moments. Titles include "Miss ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and aging, splitting in the top seam, and a cutout notch.)

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Willis JacksonOn My Own ... LP
Whiskey, Women &... (Denmark), Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $13.99
Great early work from Willis Jackson – recordings from that time when he was equally skirting the worlds of R&B and jazz! Players here include John H Russell on trumpet and Booty Wood on trombone – and there's a few vocal cuts, and one with an electronic harp! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear – but vinyl is great!)

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Willis JacksonPlease Mr Jackson ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1959. Used ... $10.99
Smoking tenor work from the legendary Willis Jackson – and a key record in Jackson's transition from 50s R&B to 60s soul jazz! Willis gets some great help on the session from Jack McDuff on organ and Wild Bill Jennings on guitar – both of whom craft some rootsy grooves that further ... read more CD

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Willis JacksonRecording Session (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Big Chance, 1972. New Copy ... $7.99 16.98
A great funky set from Willis Jackson – recorded in conjunction with the same sessions that yielded the classic Harlem Underground album! The record features Willis working with Paul Winley – blowing soulful riffs over backing by a group that includes organ, guitar, and added horns, on ... read more CD
(In a very cool Japanese-styled, LP-like cardboard sleeve cover!)

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Willis JacksonSoul Night Live! (Soul Night Live/Tell It) ... CD
Prestige, 1964. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
Classic work by 60s tenor giant Willis Jackson – a fantastic live session done in 1964 in New York, one that was originally spread out over the course of 2 LPs – Soul Night Live and Tell It. The material is finally brought together as one release here, a monstrously great set of 14 ... read more CD

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Willis Jackson with Von FreemanLockin' Horns ... LP
Muse, 1981. Very Good ... $11.99
A Texas tenor takes on one of Chicago's mightiest reedmen! Worth it for the presence of Freeman alone (only a handful of recordings exist of the man), this live date from '78 features Gator and Von fronting a heavy, heavy band with Carl Wilson, Yusef Ali, and Joe(as in "Boogaloo") Jones. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, aging, light staining along the spine and some pen.)

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Yes TrioGroove Du Jour ... CD
Jazz & People (France), 2019. Used Gatefold ... $12.99
Yes! Trio is Ali Jackson on drums, Aaron Goldberg on piano, and Omer Avital on bass. Tracks are mostly originals including "Escalier", "C'Est Eclair", "Muhammad's Market", "Claque", and "Tokyo Dream". CD

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Jacob Fred Jazz OdysseyAll Is One – Live In New York City ... CD
Knitting Factory, 2002. Used ... $2.99
Features Brian Haas on Rhodes, melodica, and piano, Reed Mathis on bass, and Jason Smart on drums – plus additional percussion from Chris Lovejoy and Chirs Theberge. CD
(Cover has light wear.)

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Jacob Fred Jazz OdysseyWalking With Giants ... CD
Hyena, 2004. Used ... $1.99
Features Brian Haas on piano, Reed Mathis on bass and cello, and Jason Smart on drums. CD
(Penmark through barcode & sticker on cover.)

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✨✧ Pim & Ruud JacobsJacobs Brothers In Jazz ... LP
Fontana (Netherlands), 1958. Near Mint- ... $49.99
An excellent set of Dutch jazz from the postwar years – a session built around the talents of pianist Pim Jacobs and bassist brother Ruud, both players who were quite well known in Pim's famous trio – but who step out here in a variety of different settings! Some of the tracks on the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi!)

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Martin JacobsenStraight Off ... CD
Steeplechase (Denmark), 2021. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
Martin Jacobsen's got a great touch on the tenor here – a style that's light, but crisp at the same time – almost as if you're hearing an alto in action, but with a deeper tonal range overall! There's a voice here that's very much his own, and which will certainly have us paying more ... read more CD

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Illinois JacquetBlack Velvet Band ... CD
RCA/Bluebird, Late 40s. Used ... $8.99
Includes the songs "Jet Propulsion", "King Jacquet", "Embryo", "Riffin' At 24 Street", "Mutton Leg", 'Symphony In Sid", "A Jacquet For Jack The Bellboy", "Big Foot", "Black Velvet", "B-Yot", "Adam's ... read more CD

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Illinois JacquetComplete 1945 to 1950 Sessions (3CD set) ... CD
Definitive (Spain), Late 40s. Used 3CD ... $29.99
A great set that brings together tracks recorded for Aladdin, Apollo, Metro, Savoy, Victor, and Bluebird – 68 tracks total! CD
(Out of print.)

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Illinois JacquetHow High The Moon ... LP
Prestige, Late 60s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $13.99
A selection of tracks from Illinois Jacquet's late 60s albums for Prestige, featuring Milt Buckner, Barry Harris, and Wynton Kelly on piano, Alan Dawson, Al Foster, Jo Jones, and Oliver Jackson on drums, Frank Foster on tenor, Matthew Gee on trombone, Tiny Grimes, Billy Butler, and Wally Richardson ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Illinois JacquetIllinois Jacquet ... CD
Legacy/Epic, 1962. Used ... $2.99
Excellent late work by Illinois Jacquet – right on a par with his best recordings for Verve, and a great example of the strength of his tenor playing, which didn't always surface as well in large group recordings. The record features Jacquet in the company of a number of smaller groups ... read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Illinois JacquetMessage (The Message/Desert Winds) ... CD
Argo/Lonehill (Spain), 1963/1964. Used ... $13.99
2 killers from Illinois Jacquet – back to back on one CD! The Message is a really hard groover from Jacquet's later years on Chess – a solidly smoking session that features plenty of organ and guitar! There's a gutbuckety groove here that's a lot like some of Willis Jackson's best ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Illinois JacquetPort Of Rico/One Nighter Boogie ... 78 RPM
Mercury, Late 40s. Very Good ... $4.99
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 JacquetSo In Love/Use Your Imagination ... 7-inch
Argo, 1965. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
(Funky 45's, Jazz) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo. Label has a small sticker.)

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Illinois Jacquet with Wild Bill DavisIllinois Jacquet With Wild Bill Davis (Classic Jazz pressing) ... LP
Classic Jazz, 1973. Very Good+ ... $5.99
A trio recording in France with Al Bartee on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring wear, edge wear, and some writing in pen.)

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JakeTribute To Evans & Guaraldi ... LP
Black Label, 1984. Sealed ... $9.99
With Hugh Barlow on drums, Tony Mason on piano and arrangements, Gregg Emery on bass, and Steve Rashid on horns and winds. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bumped corner.)

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Ahmad JamalAhmad Jamal With The Assai Quartet ... CD
Roesch, 1997. Used ... $9.99
Ahmad Jamal on piano with Ephrium Wolfolk on bass, Artie Dixson on drums, Jaroslaw Lis & Peter Biely on violin, Suzanne Lefevre on viola & Claude Giron on cello. CD
(Out of print.)

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Ahmad JamalBest Of Ahmad Jamal ... LP
20th Century, 1970s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A sweet little collection of Ahmad's work for the 20th Century label – an oft-overlooked period, and one of his greatest! At the time, Ahmad was moving into a sweet R&B-influenced style – using electric piano as well as acoustic, and working with larger arrangements that were ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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 JamalChamber Music Of The New Jazz ... CD
Verve/Argo, 1955. Used ... $9.99
Beautiful work from Jamal's early Chicago years – and a perfectly titled set that really gets at the differences he made in modern jazz! The tunes are wonderfully fluid, soulful, and swinging – but not in the gutbuckety style of other trios of the time, more in a lightly modern style ... 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 ... $5.99
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 JamalCry Young ... LP
Cadet, 1967. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A sweet swinger from Ahmad – a record that has his usual trio (Jamil Nasser bass, Frank Gant drums) augmented by the super-hip Howard Roberts Chorale on a number of tracks. Roberts' "jazz with voices" style isn't as out there as some of the work of Coleridge Perkinson, but he does ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue fade label stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has staining and waviness on the bottom seam. Cover and labels have a small drillhole though the center.)

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✨✧ Ahmad JamalDigital Works ... CD
Atlantic, 1985. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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 JamalIn Search Of – Momentum 1-10 ... CD
Birdology, 2002. Used ... $5.99
Ahmad Jamal on piano with Idris Muhammad on drums and James Cammack on bass. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ahmad JamalIt's Magic ... CD
Dreyfus/Birdology, 2008. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Ahmad Jamal on piano, James Cammack on bass, Idris Muhammad on drums, and Manolo Badrena on percussion. CD
(Out of print.)

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Ahmad JamalLegendary Okeh & Epic Recordings (Piano Scene Of Ahmad Jamal/Ahmad Jamal Trio) ... CD
Epic/Legacy, Early/Mid 50s. Used ... $5.99
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. BMG Direct pressing.)

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✨✧ Ahmad JamalLive At The Montreal Jazz Festival 1985 ... CD
Atlantic, 1985. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A stretched out performance from Ahmad Jamal – recorded with stunning acoustic brilliance at the Montreal Jazz Festival in 1985, in a performance that alternates between long solo lines on the piano, and bolder passages with bass, drums, and percussion! There's a strength here that's easily ... read more CD
(Out of print. Tray card spine has a small cutout hole covered by a piece of clear tape.)

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✨✧ Ahmad JamalLive In Paris 92 ... CD
Birdology (France), 1992. Used ... $5.99
A trio date with James Cammack on bass guitar and David Bowler on drums. Tracks include "Caravan", "Easy Living", "Acorn", "Aftermath", and the medley "Alone Together/Laura/Wild Is The Wind". CD
(Out of print.)

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Ahmad JamalNature – The Essence Part 3 ... CD
Atlantic, 1997. Used ... $6.99
With James Cammack on bass, Othello Molineaux on steel drums, and Idris Muhammad on drums – plus guest tenor from Stanley Turrentine! CD
(Out of print.)

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Ahmad JamalPiano Scene Of Ahmad Jamal ... LP
Epic, Late 50s. Very Good ... $14.99
Early work by Jamal, recorded back when he was really turning heads with his sophisticated approach to the piano. The album's all trio material – played in Jamal's piano/bass/guitar drumless format, which leaves the notes just floating in air, swirling around in smoky clouds of imagination. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has some surface and edge wear and a few small tears in the rear paste-on.)

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Ahmad JamalPoinciana ... CD
CBS/Portrait, 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.)

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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.)

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Ahmad JamalPortfolio Of Ahmad Jamal ... LP
Argo, 1958. Very Good- 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
One of Ahmad Jamal's best early albums for Argo – a brilliant set of live recordings, done at the Spotlite Club in Washington DC in 1958 – and with a fluid vibe that's simply incredible – one of the best true statements of Jamal's genius from the early years! The trio is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Maroon label Argo pressing with deep groove in the numbered cover. Cover has split seams, discoloration from age, and some surface wear.)

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Ahmad JamalWhat's New ... CD
Telstar, Late 50s/1960s. Used ... $3.99
Includes the songs "What's New", "I'll Take Romance", "My Funny Valentine", "Like Someone in Love", "Falling in Love with Love", "The Best Thing for You", "April in Paris", "Night Mist Blues", "Beautiful Love" ... read more CD

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Bob James12 ... LP
Tappan Zee, 1984. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $2.99
With Gary King and Marcus Miller on bass; David Brown, Eric Gale, and Steve Khan on guitar; Kirk Whalum on saxophone, and Steve Sumner and Yogi Horton on drums. Titles include "No Pay No Play", "Courtship", "Midnight", "Ruby Ruby Ruby", and "Legacy" ... LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing.)

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Bob JamesAll Around The Town ... LP
Columbia, 1979. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $2.99
A live set by Bob – packaged in a cover that has a picture of him in a Taxi, certainly designed to cash in on his fame doing the theme for that TV show! The record's actually quite nice, and is a good blend of the mellow Bob from later years and the darker Bob from earlier ones – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes booklet. Gatefold cover is partially stuck and there is some staining on bottom corner.)

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Bob JamesBJ4 ... CD
CTI/Koch, 1976. Used ... $9.99
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 ... $11.99
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.)
Also available Bold Conceptions ... LP 19.99

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Bob JamesBold Conceptions ... LP
Mercury, 1962. Near Mint- ... $19.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi – 195J 48. Cover has a very small cut corner.)
Also available Bold Conceptions ... CD 11.99
 
 



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