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Latin Jazz QuintetChant ... LP
Prestige/Tru Sound, 1962. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
One of the best albums ever recorded by this groundbreaking Latin jazz combo – and a magnificent blend of jazz instrumentation and deeper Latin roots! Juan Amalbert's Latin Jazz Quintet was a new sound in Latin jazz – one that took the piano/bass/conga rhythms of smaller groups of the ... (Latin, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ingrid Laubrock & Aki TakaseKasumi ... CD
Intakt (Switzerland), 2019. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
We seem to appreciate the saxophone talents of Ingrid Laubrock more and more with each new record we hear – and that's definitely the case on this beautiful session – which has her improvising these really beautiful lines alongside the piano of Aki Takase! Aki's tone is usually dark, ... read more CD

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Ingrid Laubrock/Sylvie Courvoisier/Mark Feldman/Tom RaineyTism ... CD
Rogue Art (France), 2019. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
A quartet of musicians that we're not sure we've heard together before, but who instantly seem to find a great way to relate – effortlessly exploring similar sonic territory together, with a sense of sympathy that often makes it difficult to hear what instrument is contributing what sound to ... read more CD

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Andy LaverneShangri-La ... CD
Steeplechase (Denmark), 2019. New Copy ... $15.99 19.99
Pianist Andy Laverne has some strong help on horns here – Alex Sipiagin on trumpet and flugelhorn, and Jerry Bergonzi on tenor sax – both working together to give the album a very strong sound! The tunes are all originals by Laverne, and filled with the right sort of color to bring out ... read more CD

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Lavice & Company/EJ GarrisonTwo Sisters From Bagdad ... CD
Jazzman (UK), 1973. Used ... $9.99
An incredibly righteous album from the Detroit scene of the early 70s – nothing like anything you'd expect with "Bagdad" in the name – even more obscure than some of the city's spiritual jazz treasures on the Tribe and Strata labels from the time – and done for a very ... read more CD

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Azar LawrenceBridge Into The New Age (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Prestige, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
A wicked set from reedman Azar Lawrence – one of the few albums issued under his own name, and a great example of the waves he was making on the 70s west coast scene! There's a depth here that goes beyond most of the other Fantasy Records sessions of the time – a sound that would be ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Azar LawrenceSummer Solstice (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Prestige/Craft, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
A beautiful album of spiritual soul and Brazilian influenced jazz from Azar Lawrence – and a pretty rare one we're thrilled to have! Lawrence is a stellar sax player with a sound that's a bit like Gary Bartz, which means that he fits in perfectly with the Fantasy-era Prestige Records sound ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram pressing.)

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Elliot LawrenceElliot Lawrence Plays Gerry Mulligan Arrangements ... LP
Fantasy, 1955. Sealed ... $7.99
A pretty hip set of big band arrangements – very much along the lines of early 50s Stan Kenton, with a tight swing, but a nicely modern undercurrent as well! The arrangements, as the title indicates, are all by Gerry Mulligan – and in addition to the piano of Elliot Lawrence, players ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing, sealed with review sticker! Cover has a cut corner, and another corner is slightly bumped.)

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Elliot LawrenceMusic For Trapping ... LP
Top Rank, 1959. Near Mint- ... $19.99
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(Original pressing with deep groove. Cover has some light stains on back.)

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Josh LawrenceTriptych ... CD
Posi tone, 2019. New Copy ... $11.99 17.98
A really wonderful album from trumpeter Josh Lawrence – a very strong-voiced talent who's got a way of being bright and sharp at the same time, and who can always bring lots of his own compositional strengths to bear as well! The core group is a quartet – with Lawrence blowing ... read more CD

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Hubert LawsAfro-Classic ... LP
CTI, 1970. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $6.99
An amazing album – and the cornerstone of the CTI sound! The record's an incredibly baroque set of tracks from funky flautist Hubert Laws – featuring arrangements from Don Sebesky that mix complicated lines on flute with electric piano from Bob James, into a swirling mass of sound that' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has gloss peel on back and some stains inside the gatefold.)

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✨✧ Hubert LawsCarnegie Hall ... CD
CTI/Wounded Bird, 1973. Used ... $11.99
Maybe some of the coolest music ever recorded at Carnegie Hall – a wonderful venue that's perfect for the blend of soul and space of the CTI Records years of Hubert Laws! Laws' lead lines on flute really stretch out beautifully in the setting – given ample room to roam amidst a lineup ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Hubert LawsIn The Beginning ... LP
CTI, 1974. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
Moody work from one of the most groundbreaking flute players of the 70s – and a real standout in the legendary catalog of CTI Records! Hubert Laws was not only richly talented, but he was also capable of a large number of styles – and this double-length set for CTI has him moving past ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a cutout hole, promo sticker, and some wrinkles in the gatefold.)

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Hubert LawsRite Of Spring ... LP
CTI, 1971. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $3.99
A groundbreaking record from flautist Hubert Laws – a mixture of classical themes and jazz, handled with an airy CTI approach – and set to arrangements by Don Sebesky that are simply mindblowing! The album's a wonderful example of the way that CTI really pushed the boundaries of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original gatefold pressing. Cover has some gloss separation at the corners.)

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✨✧ Hubert LawsWild Flower (Label M pressing) ... CD
Atlantic/Label M, 1972. Used ... $9.99
Flute, strings, and soul – a wonderful counterpart to some of Hubert Laws' funkier albums of the time – and a record cut with some tremendous backings! The core group features Hubert on assorted flutes, Gary Burton on vibes, Chick Corea on piano, and Bernard Purdie on drums – all ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ronnie LawsFriends & Strangers ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1977. Used ... $11.99
A stone classic from reedman Ronnie Laws – and an album that really helped set a whole new standard for funky fusion in the 70s! Laws works here with great Wayne Henderson production – which gives the album an even sharper sound than other Blue Note sets of this vintage – and ... read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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Ronnie LawsPressure Sensitive ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... $19.99
The massive debut of reedman Ronnie Laws – a groundbreaking set of funky fusion tracks that set the standard for years to come! Ronnie's the kid brother of Hubert Laws – who was already having great fame at CTI – but here, the younger Laws works with producer Wayne Henderson ... read more CD
(Part of the "Blue Note 80 – The 80 Works" series! Ultimate HQ CD pressing.)
Also available Pressure Sensitive ... LP 9.99

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Ronnie LawsPressure Sensitive ... LP
Blue Note, 1975. Very Good+ ... $9.99
The massive debut of reedman Ronnie Laws – a groundbreaking set of funky fusion tracks that set the standard for years to come! Ronnie's the kid brother of Hubert Laws – who was already having great fame at CTI – but here, the younger Laws works with producer Wayne Henderson ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some edge wear and a small corner cut.)
Also available Pressure Sensitive ... CD 19.99

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Hugh LawsonPrime Time ... LP
Storyville (Denmark), 1977. Sealed ... $16.99
A killer date as a leader for this Detroit pianist we first came to love through his recordings with Yusef Lateef – an artist who possibly never got his due as strongly as so many others to come up in the late 50s/early 60s scene – but who sparkles here with a maturity that really comes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing.)

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Janet LawsonJanet Lawson Quintet (aka Dreams Can Be) ... CD
Cambria/BBE (UK), 1983. Used ... $6.99
Very hip vocal work from singer Janet Lawson – an under-discovered vocalist with a very groovy sound! Janet's got a soaring, breezy feel that's a bit like some of the best Bay Area or European work from a few years before – inflected with some Brazilian influences, but also delivered ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD

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Sam LazarOrgan Grooves (Space Flight/Playback/bonus tracks) ... CD
Argo/Jasmine (UK), Early 60s. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
A pair of Hammond jazz classics from organist Sam Lazar – back to back on a single CD, with rare bonus tracks too! First up is Space Flight – a tight batch of organ groovers with a raw R&B feel, recorded by the obscure St Louis organist Sam Lazar – with a very young Grant ... read more CD

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Eliel LazoCuban Jazz Report ... CD
Stunt (Denmark), 2019. New Copy ... $15.99 19.99
A tight set of Latin jazz, and very much in the spirit of the title – featuring a quartet led by percussionist Eliel Lazo, recorded with some great chorus vocals from the members of the group! The record's not nearly as rootsy or slavishly classic Cuban as others of this nature – which ... read more CD

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Le Quatuor De Jazz Libre Du QuebecLe Quatuor De Jazz Libre Du Quebec ... LP
Radio Canada/Return To Analog (Canada), 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99
Proof that Canada had plenty of great jazz going on in the late 60s – a really freewheeling record by a group of free jazz musicians from Quebec! The album's got a vibe that easily rivals some of the hippest work of the Paris scene, post-1968 – and is maybe even more unusual, given ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Numbered limited edition of 500!)

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Le Quatuor De Jazz Libre Du QuebecLe Quatuor De Jazz Libre Du Quebec ... LP
Radio Canada, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $28.99
Proof that Canada had plenty of great jazz going on in the late 60s – a really freewheeling record by a group of free jazz musicians from Quebec! The album's got a vibe that easily rivals some of the hippest work of the Paris scene, post-1968 – and is maybe even more unusual, given ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Le ScottLe Scott's Post Bop Opera ... LP
Theatre For The Evolving Arts, Late 70s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $9.99
A wild and wonderful hippy theatrical approach to jazz! The tracks are kind of theatrical interpretations of jazz work by Charles Mingus, Yusef Lateef, John Coltrane, Bill Evans, Sonny Rollins, and others – performed by a jazz group that includes trumpeter Wallace Roney, flautist Le Scott, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Le String BloMarch For Nature ... CD
Veto (Switzerland), 2019. Used ... $9.99
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Mike LebrunShades ... CD
Beakerbox, 2018. Used ... $0.99
Sweet reeds from Mike Lebrun – a musician who's way more than just another funky saxophone player! Mike's got a great ear for the overall sound of his music – so that he often layers together his instruments, in ways that make us feel like two horns are following the same path at once ... read more CD

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Xavier LecouturierCarrier ... CD
Origin, 2019. Used ... $1.99
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(Punch through barcode.)

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Mike LeDonnePartners In Time ... CD
Savant, 2019. New Copy ... $15.99 16.99
Mike LeDonne is on piano this time around – not his more-familiar Hammond organ – and he's working in a really fantastic trio with Christian McBride on bass and Lewis Nash on drums! Both players have made lots of wonderful records over the years, but there's something really special ... read more CD

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Mike LeDonneThen & Now ... CD
Double Time, 1998. Used ... $11.99
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(Out of print.)

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Dave LeeBig New Band From Britain ... LP
Top Rank, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $5.99
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(Mono pressing with deep groove.)

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Peggy LeeMy Best To You – Peggy Lee Sings (10 Inch LP) ... LP
Capitol, Late 40s. Very Good ... $11.99
Early Capitol Records material from Peggy Lee – including her hit "Manana", plus "Hold Me", "The Nightingale Can Sing The Blues", "It's A Good Day", "Golden Earrings", and a great take on "Why Don't You Do Right". (Vocalists, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, but is nice overall.)

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Tony LeeTony Lee Trio ... LP
Lee Lambert (UK), 1976. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A tight London trio with a nice current of soul – featuring Tony Lee on piano, Tony Archer on bass, and Martin Drew on drums! Titles include "Blue Bossa", "Blues For HL", "Teach Me Tonight", "Emily", and "Perdido". LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, on Norma.)

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Tony LeeTony Lee Trio Featuring Terry Smith ... LP
Lee Lambert (UK), 1977. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A great set from Tony Lee – one of the more soulful pianists on the UK scene, and one of the more overlooked! This set has Tony's trio with a great addition – the guitar of Terry Smith alongside the bass of Tony Archer and drums of Martin Drew – on titles that include "Dat's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing – with obi!)

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Carmen LeggioAerial View ... LP
Dreamstreet, 1978. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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Michel LeGrandLeGrand Jazz (Columbia) ... LP
Columbia, 1959. Very Good+ ... $19.99
The classic meeting of the great French arranger/pianist with American jazz players like Miles Davis, Ben Webster, Milt Hinton, Donald Byrd, Hank Jones, and others. The tracks are a beautiful strident blend of Legrand's best arranging styles, and they show his keen talent for letting the soloist ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing, with deep groove. Cover has split seams, clear tape along the spine, and light surface wear.)

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Michel LegrandNew I Love Paris ... LP
Columbia, 1961. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Michel Legrand revisits themes originally presented in his classic I Love Paris album for Columbia – updating them slightly here for the 60s with touches of styles that were beginning to show up in his later soundtrack work! While the overall feeling is still a romanticized version of Paris ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye stereo pressing. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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Michel LegrandParis Jazz Piano ... CD
Philips/Universal (Japan), 1959. New Copy ... $16.99
Some of the greatest jazz work ever recorded by Michel Legrand! Although Legrand's always been known for his sweet soundtrack work and his famous easy listening sides – he's also a heck of a jazz pianist, and here in this rare 1959 session, he works in a trio format that puts him right up ... read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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Michel Legrand & Stephane GrappelliLegrand/Grappelli ... CD
Polydor/Universal (Japan), 1992. New Copy ... $18.99
A beautiful pairing of Michel Legrand and Stephane Grappelli – two of France's most sensitive jazz musicians ever, sounding really wonderful here in the company of each other! The set features Grappelli's violin and Legrand's lead piano – amidst some larger orchestrations put together ... read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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Michel Legrand With Ray Brown & Shelly ManneAt Shelly's Manne-Hole ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $18.99
A nice little live set – recorded at Shelly Manne's club in LA, and one that features a trio with Michel Legrand on piano, Ray Brown on bass, and Shelly Manne on drums – all playing together on a combination of improvisational, original tunes and some more familiar ones! The ... read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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Peter Lehel QuartetHeavy Rotation ... CD
Satin Doll (Germany), 1998. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print.)

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Peter Leitch QuartetCalifornia Concert ... CD
Jazz House, 1999. Used ... $8.99
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(Punch through barcode.)

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Peter LemerSon Of Local Color – Live At Pizza Express Soho ... CD
ESP, 2019. New Copy ... $12.99
It's been many years since we last heard from pianist Peter Lemer – the British musician who gave the world a wonderful album on ESP Records in the late 60s, and who finally returns to the fold to share his music again! For the album, which is a 50 year follow-up to the original Local Colour ... read more CD

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Uli Lenz/Cecil McBee/Joe ChambersLive At Sweet Basil ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1988. New Copy ... $14.99
Pianist Uli Lenz really sparkles here – in the company of the tremendous rhythm duo of Cecil McBee on bass and Joe Chambers on drums! The recording's a live one – as you'll know from the title – and the tracks are long, open, and very fluid – balancing some of the modern ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja Real Jazz Classics series!)

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Les Jazz ModesLes Jazz Modes ... LP
Dawn, 1956. Very Good- ... $11.99
A haunting bit of jazz by one of the most unique groups in the business. Charlie Rouse's tenor is great, and sounds quite different than on his recordings with Monk. Gildo Mahones plays piano, and he really hits some nice moody lines that don't ever show up on his records with Lambert, Hendricks, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove. Vinyl plays with some surface noise. Cover has small seam splits and a bit of pen on back.)

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Les Jazz ModesMood In Scarlet ... LP
Dawn, 1956. Very Good ... $9.99
A unique album by one of the oddest jazz groups ever. Les Jazz Modes was the brainchild of horn player Julius Watkins and tenor player Charlie Rouse (who was best known for his work with Monk). The two of them played tight chamber jazz lines with sort of a raw edge, and they added into the mix ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove. NOTE – Cover is "censored" with magazine cut-outs taped over the figure on front.)

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✨✧ Bill LeSageRoad To Ellingtonia – The Directions In Jazz Unity ... LP
Philips (UK), 1965. Very Good+ ... $29.99
A wonderful set of modern jazz from the UK scene of the 60s – one of a handful of records led by the great Bill LeSage – not only an excellent arranger, but a sharp pianist and vibist too! The group also fetaures Tony Carr on drums, Ronnie Ross on baritone, and Johnny Scott on flute ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has one slightly bumped corner, but this is a nice copy overall.)

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Yves Leveille & Eri YamamotoPianos ... CD
Effendi (Canada), 2010. Used ... $4.99
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Stan LeveyThis Time The Drum's On Me ... CD
Bethlehem, 1955. Used ... $5.99
A nice little bit of bop from LA – a tightly-crafted mid 50s date for the Bethlehem label – featuring drummer Stan Levey at the head of a great group of horn players! The album features some standout work from Dexter Gordon on tenor – making a rare appearance here as a sideman ... read more CD
Also available This Time The Drum's On Me ... LP 43.99

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Stan LeveyThis Time The Drum's On Me ... LP
Bethlehem, 1955. Very Good ... $43.99
A nice little bit of bop from LA – a tightly-crafted mid 50s date for the Bethlehem label – featuring drummer Stan Levey at the head of a great group of horn players! The album features some standout work from Dexter Gordon on tenor – making a rare appearance here as a sideman ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original red label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)
Also available This Time The Drum's On Me ... CD 5.99

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Pete LevinSolitary Man ... CD
Gramavision, 1991. Used ... $0.99
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(Out of print, punch through booklet.)

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O'Donel LevyBlack Velvet ... CD
Groove Merchant/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $16.99
A stone laidback set from O'Donel Levy – one of the greatest soul jazz guitarists of the 70s, and a player who sounds fresher and fresher to us over the years! This album's a bit more laidback than some of Levy's other sets for Groove Merchant – with larger arrangements that feature ... read more CD
(Part of the Groove Merchant Mo' Groovy Collection!)

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O'Donel LevyBreeding Of Mind ... CD
Groove Merchant/Unidisc (Canada), 1974. Used ... $11.99
Wonderfully baroque funk from the great O'Donel Levy! The album's got some very cool arrangements by Manny Albam that mix together strings and funk – in a super-dope way that sounds a lot like the work coming out of Cadet during the late 60s – and the rest of the set features Levy ... read more CD

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O'Donel LevyDawn Of A New Day ... CD
Groove Merchant/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... $16.99
Totally wicked guitar work from the mighty O'Donel Levy – easily one of the hippest talents to ever work for the Groove Merchant label! Levy's got a sound here that's a bit like Wes Montgomery on some of his late 60s sides, but also a fair bit funkier overall – a style that's steeped ... read more CD
(Part of the Groove Merchant Mo' Groovy Collection!)

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O'Donel LevyEverything I Do Gonna Be Funky ... CD
Groove Merchant/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $16.99
The butt-squeezing cover should be enough to let you know that this is one funky album – but if that doesn't get the message across, the grooves certainly do! O'Donel Levy plays tight and funky guitar, and also sings a bit on the set – working with a tight combo that features Charles ... read more CD
(Part of the Groove Merchant Mo' Groovy Collection!)

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O'Donel LevySimba ... CD
Groove Merchant/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... $16.99
Fantastic sounds throughout – and maybe the best album ever by this legendary 70s guitar player! O'Donel Levy's got this tremendous sound that comes from playing an electric hollow body – in a tone that takes the best bits of Grant Green and Wes Montgomery, and strips them down for a ... read more CD
(Part of the Groove Merchant, Mo' Groovy Collection!)

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O'Donel LevyTime Has Changed ... CD
LC/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... $16.99
A great later set from 70s guitar genius O'Donel Levy – slightly different than his earlier work for the Groove Merchant label, but equally great in its own sort of way! Levy's still working here with producer Sonny Lester on the LC label – and the tone is great, with this clear, clean ... read more CD
(Part of the Groove Merchant Mo' Groovy Collection!)

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O'Donel LevyWindows ... CD
Groove Merchant/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $16.99
A great later album from O'Donel Levy – recorded after his initial flurry of work for the Groove Merchant label, but still plenty darn nice! The sound here is slightly smoother and a bit more electric than before – with Levy's sweet guitar work snaking out over some larger backings ... read more CD
(Part of the Groove Merchant Mo' Groovy Collection!)

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Zbigniew LewandowskiZbigniew Lewandowski ... LP
Poljazz (Poland), 1984. Very Good+ ... $14.99
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(Cover has some surface wear and some splitting in the spine.)

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Bill Lewis & Khan JamalRiver ... LP
Philly Jazz, 1978. Near Mint- ... $69.99
A beautiful combination – Khan Jamal on marimbas and Bill Lewis on vibes – duetting in very open space on the long tracks "The River" and "As Salim"! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some very light wear, but is nice overall.)

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George LewisOh, Didn't He Ramble ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $1.99
Not our usual bag, but some nice later material from George Lewis, performed with a sextet that includes Jim Robinson, Alvin Acorn, Alcide Pavageau, Joe Robichaux, and Joe Watkins. Titles include "Riverside Blues", "Streets Of The City", "Weary Blues", and "Runnin ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing with deep groove and trumpeter logo. Cover has some wear with an ink stamp on the back.)

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Gregory LewisOrgan Monk, The Breathe Suite ... CD
Gregory Lewis, 2017. Used ... $5.99
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John LewisBridge Game – Based On JS Bach's Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 ... CD
Philips, 1984. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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John LewisJazz Abstractions ... LP
Atlantic, 1960. Very Good ... $9.99
Way more than just "abstractions" – as the set's a very focused batch of some of the larger ideas that John Lewis had about jazz – explored beautifully here away from the Modern Jazz Quartet! The album has Lewis working with frequent partner – and fellow third stream ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red and purple label pressing. Cover has some wear.)

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John LewisWonderful World Of Jazz ... LP
Atlantic, 1960. Very Good- ... $7.99
One of the best early albums cut by John Lewis as a leader – a set that's a fair bit different than John's work with the Modern Jazz Quartet – thanks to strong guest appearances from players who include Paul Gonsalves and Benny Golson on tenor sax, Eric Dolphy on alto, Jim Hall on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue & green label pressing.)

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John LewisWonderful World Of Jazz/Evolution ... CD
Atlantic/Collectables, 1960/1999. Used 2 CDs ... $4.99
2 different albums by pianist John Lewis – each recorded nearly four decades apart, and packaged here in a single set! First up is Wonderful World Of Jazz, one of the best early albums cut by John Lewis as a leader – a set that's a fair bit different than John's work with the Modern ... read more CD

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John Lewis with Hank JonesSolo/Duo ... LP
Trio (Japan), 1976. Near Mint- ... $19.99
An unusual Japanese session from this MJQ great – an album that has solo piano from John Lewis on side one – then duo work on side two, with John in the left channel, and Hank Jones in the right! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes obi.)

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John Lewis, Bill Perkins & Others2 Degrees East – 3 Degrees West (60s cover) ... LP
Pacific Jazz, 1956. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $7.99
A classic meeting of east and west coast artists of the third stream jazz sphere of the late 50s – one that features the team of John Lewis and Percy Heath of the Modern Jazz Quartet working alongside the west coast tenor of Bill Perkins, plus the guitar of Jim Hall and drums of Chico ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Liberty pressing. Cover has some aging, with a small tear in the top seam.)

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✨✧ John Lewis, Bill Perkins & Others2 Degrees East – 3 Degrees West (aka Grand Encounter) ... CD
Pacific Jazz, 1956. Used ... $8.99
A classic meeting of east and west coast artists of the third stream jazz sphere of the late 50s – one that features the team of John Lewis and Percy Heath of the Modern Jazz Quartet working alongside the west coast tenor of Bill Perkins, plus the guitar of Jim Hall and drums of Chico ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available
Grand Encounter – 2 Degrees East/3 Degrees West ... LP 14.99
Grand Encounter – 2 Degrees East/3 Degrees West ... CD 16.99

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John Lewis, Bill Perkins & OthersGrand Encounter – 2 Degrees East/3 Degrees West ... CD
Pacific Jazz (Japan), 1956. Used ... $16.99
A classic meeting of east and west coast artists of the third stream jazz sphere of the late 50s – one that features the team of John Lewis and Percy Heath of the Modern Jazz Quartet working alongside the west coast tenor of Bill Perkins, plus the guitar of Jim Hall and drums of Chico ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing, includes obi.)
Also available
Grand Encounter – 2 Degrees East/3 Degrees West ... LP 14.99
2 Degrees East – 3 Degrees West (aka Grand Encounter) ... CD 8.99

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John Lewis, Bill Perkins & OthersGrand Encounter – 2 Degrees East/3 Degrees West ... LP
Pacific Jazz, 1956. Very Good- ... $14.99
A classic meeting of east and west coast artists of the third stream jazz sphere of the late 50s – one that features the team of John Lewis and Percy Heath of the Modern Jazz Quartet working alongside the west coast tenor of Bill Perkins, plus the guitar of Jim Hall and drums of Chico ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label World Pacific pressing with deep groove. Cover has split seams held with clear tape.)
Also available
2 Degrees East – 3 Degrees West (aka Grand Encounter) ... CD 8.99
Grand Encounter – 2 Degrees East/3 Degrees West ... CD 16.99

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✨✧ Meade Lux LewisBlues Piano Artistry Of Meade Lux Lewis ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Very Good ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Bill Grauer pressing, with microphone logo & deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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Mel Lewis20 Years At The Village Vanguard ... LP
Atlantic, 1986. Near Mint- ... $2.99
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✨✧ Ramsey LewisAnother Voyage ... LP
Cadet, 1969. Very Good ... $7.99
Sweet, funky, and outtasite – one of Ramsey Lewis' greatest albums of the 60s – cut under the supervision of Chicago soul maestro Charles Stepney! The album's an amazing mix of jazz, funk, and the more baroque and spacey elements – that were running through the Chicago soul and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing.)

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✨✧ Ramsey LewisCountry Meets The Blues ... LP
Argo, 1962. Very Good+ ... $9.99
No blues, and only a little bit of country – mostly in the song choice for the set, and in the way the whole thing is put together! The core stylings here are still the Ramsey Lewis Trio at their early 60s best – but the record does feature a slight country-meets-soul sort of style in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label Argo pressing with deep groove.)

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Ramsey LewisDon't It Feel Good ... LP
Columbia, 1975. Very Good ... $5.99
Massive keyboard work from the great Ramsey Lewis – easily one of his best records ever, thanks to some spaciously funky production by Charles Stepney! Stepney plays keyboards here along with Ramsey, and the twin-keys approach makes for a sound that's extra-special – one that sums up ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Ramsey LewisFunky Serenity ... LP
Columbia, 1973. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Sweet electric funk from Ramsey Lewis! The album's one of his best from the 70s – and it's got Ramsey on Fender Rhodes, electric harpsichord, and other keyboards, grooving away in an open-ended 70s mode that still retains all the heavy soul of his classic work for Chess. Morris Jennings ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ramsey LewisGoin' Latin ... LP
Cadet, 1966. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Goin Latin, and goin groovy too – thanks to some wonderful arrangements from Chicago soul legend Richard Evans – who really helps Ramsey Lewis open up his sound on the set! The format's less straight Latin than you might expect from the title – and Evans brings in a bouncing, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing. Cover has some aging on back.)

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Ramsey LewisGolden Hits ... CD
CBS, 1973. Used ... $6.99
We know you've seen this record a million times, just like us, and probably passed it up because it appears to be a greatest hits compilation, just like we did! But it's actually Ramsey and his funky mid 70s trio with Morris Jennings and Cleveland Eaton revisiting some of his best loved material ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ramsey LewisHang On Ramsey (Dutch pressing) ... LP
Chess (Holland), 1965. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Easily one of Ramsey Lewis' most successful records – featuring the hit soul jazz style that he forged with the Young/Holt rhythm combo, honed to perfection before a live crowd at The Lighthouse in Hermosa Beach. The record's a key part of Ramsey's live recorded output – showing the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, aging, a Stereo sticker, and partially unglued bottom flip-back.)

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Ramsey LewisIn Crowd ... CD
Argo (Japan), 1965. Used ... $18.99
Easily one of the biggest selling jazz albums of the 60s – a crowning achievement for Ramsey Lewis and his popular trio with Eldee Young on bass and Redd Holt on drums! The set was recorded live at the Bohemian Caverns in DC, and the trio are perfect in the setting – going at the ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing, includes obi.)

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Ramsey LewisLive At The Savoy ... CD
Columbia/Wounded Bird, 1982. Used ... $4.99
A live set, but one that's got some wonderfully rich grooves – almost one of the first times that Ramsey's excellent studio approach was attempted on record in a concert setting! The backings are quite full, and produced beautifully here by Tom Tom 84 – who really keeps a classy ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ramsey LewisLove Notes ... CD
Columbia/Wounded Bird, 1977. Used ... $9.99
A great little album of mid 70s funk from Ramsey Lewis – very much in the mode of his Earth, Wind, & Fire related work – no surprise, since the album's dedicated to Charles Stepney, whose influence was such a key part of the sound of the group, and of some of Ramsey's other Kalimba-p ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Love Notes ... LP 6.99

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Ramsey LewisLove Notes ... LP
Columbia, 1977. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A great little album of mid 70s funk from Ramsey Lewis – very much in the mode of his Earth, Wind, & Fire related work – no surprise, since the album's dedicated to Charles Stepney, whose influence was such a key part of the sound of the group, and of some of Ramsey's other Kalimba-p ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)
Also available Love Notes ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Ramsey LewisPiano Player ... LP
Cadet, 1969. Very Good- ... $2.99
One of Ramsey Lewis' best albums of the 60s – a killer Cadet record that stands right up there with classics like Maiden Voyage and Mother Nature's Son! As on those records, arrangements here are mostly by Charles Stepney, who comes up with that righteous blend of soul, strings, and jazz ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ramsey LewisSolar Wind ... LP
Columbia, 1974. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Sweet 70s grooves from Ramsey Lewis – a set cut smack dab in the middle of his glory days at Columbia Records – with great production help and work on bass from the mighty Cleveland Eaton! The style is nice and lean, with just some occasional fuller touches – and Ramsey plays ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ramsey LewisSun Goddess ... LP
Columbia, 1974. Very Good+ ... $11.99
One of our favorite Ramsey Lewis albums ever – and a perfect summation of the genius that was brewing on the Chicago scene in the late 60s and early 70s! The album has Ramsey working strongly with Earth Wind & Fire – no surprise, given his close ties to Maurice White, who was the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Ramsey LewisTequila Mockingbird ... CD
Columbia, 1977. Used ... $4.99
Sweet electric Ramsey Lewis – an overlooked gem from the Columbia Records years, filled with loads of great grooves, and some pretty mighty keyboards! Part of the record has Ramsey working with Larry Dunn of Kalimba Productions – getting plenty of the Earth Wind & Fire groove that ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ramsey LewisThem Changes ... LP
Cadet, 1970. Very Good+ ... $7.99
One of the hardest-hitting electric sets ever cut by Ramsey Lewis – a live performance from the start of the 70s, done with a really gritty groove! Ramsey's on both Fender Rhodes and acoustic piano – the former of which is played with even more forces than on his Cadet studio ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing. Cover has a split spine and some ring & edge wear.)

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Ramsey LewisWade In The Water ... LP
Cadet, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $2.99
Classic pop soul jazz from the inventor of the genre! Ramsey's funky piano is backed by some soulful arrangements handled by Richard Evans – in a really tight style that includes great percussion, electric bass, and an all-out kicking style that makes even the mellowest tunes groove! Evans ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo blue label pressing.)

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Ramsey Lewis & Urban KnightsRamsey Lewis & Urban Knights – VII ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... $9.99 12.98
A smoking little set from Ramsey Lewis – one that really recalls the best electric years of his 70s recordings – and which also has a much sharper sound than some of the other albums recorded with the Urban Knights! There's plenty of great piano on the record from Ramsey, mixed with ... read more CD
Also available Ramsey Lewis & Urban Knights – VII ... CD 7.99

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Ramsey Lewis & Urban KnightsRamsey Lewis & Urban Knights – VII ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. Used ... $7.99
A smoking little set from Ramsey Lewis – one that really recalls the best electric years of his 70s recordings – and which also has a much sharper sound than some of the other albums recorded with the Urban Knights! There's plenty of great piano on the record from Ramsey, mixed with ... read more CD
Also available Ramsey Lewis & Urban Knights – VII ... CD 9.99

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Ramsey Lewis TrioLittle Liza Jane/Put Your Little Foot Right Out ... 7-inch
Argo, 1960. Near Mint- ... $3.99
(Funky 45's, Jazz) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Brown label pressing.)

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✨✧ Ramsey Lewis TrioUpendo Ni Pamoja ... LP
Columbia, 1972. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Sublime electric work from Ramsey Lewis! Ramsey's working here with his hip 70s group that included Morris Jennings and Cleveland Eaton, and he's playing some fantastic electric piano – a blend of funky grooves and soulful spiritualism, stripped down into a sound that's one of his leanest ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Webster LewisLet Me Be The One ... LP
Epic, 1981. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A jazzy soul masterpiece from Webster Lewis – light years away from the rougher funk he cut at the start of the 70s! The album's beautifully put together – almost perfect at all points, at a level that we'd rank right up there with the best work by Leroy Hutson, Roy Ayers, or other ... (Soul, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sven LibaekMusic Of Sven Libaek ... LP
Festival/Votary (Australia), 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99 32.98
One of the earliest albums ever from the great Sven Libaek – an artist who'd be better known for his famous soundtrack work in the 70s! As you might guess from his name – Sven hails from Scandinavia – but he made most of his career and best music in Australia – and this ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Casimir LiberskiCosmic Liberty ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
A very cool little record, and one that maybe shows the better directions that fusion has taken in the 21st Century – still as electric and vibrant as before, but really exploding with new ideas and an especially strong ear for the rhythmic side of the music! By that, we don't mean that the ... read more CD

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Dave LiebmanExpansions Live ... CD
Whaling City Sound, 2016. Used 2 CDs ... $6.99
... CD
(Digipack has light wear.)

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Dave Liebman & Richie BeirachEternal Voices ... CD
Jazz Line (Germany), 2019. New Copy 2CD ... $19.99
An unusual setting for this long-running jazz partnership – a double-length record that has the saxes of Dave Liebman and the piano of Richie Beirach improvising on a number of themes borrowed from classical music – compositions by Bach, Beethoven, Bartok, and others – all really ... read more CD

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Dave Liebman/Dave Binney/Donny McCaslin/Samuel BlaisFour Visions Saxophone Quartet ... CD
Sunnyside, 2019. Used ... $9.99
A great update of the sax quartet format – a mode that first saw big expression in jazz during the 80s, but which has sadly fallen out of use in more recent years! Here, a trio of younger players bring new energy to the music with longtime saxophone genius Dave Liebman – in a format ... read more CD
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