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Dave Rempis/Matt Piet/Tim DaisyThrow Tomatoes ... CD
Astral Spirits, 2018. New Copy ... $8.99
Two fantastic improvisations from the Chicago scene – both featuring the well-known talents of Dave Rempis on saxes and Tim Daisy on drums – plus the rising genius of Matt Piet on piano! Piet's a name we've only begun to pay attention to – but his bold sense of freedom here ... read more CD

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Don Rendell/Ian Carr QuintetChange Is (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Columbia/Jazzman (UK), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
Change is certainly in the air for the famous group of tenorist Don Rendell and trumpeter Ian Carr – partly because this final set has some slight shifts in personnel, and partly because a few elements point the way towards new directions that Carr would take in the 70s! The core energy of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Don Rendell/Ian Carr QuintetDon Rendell/Ian Carr Live (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Columbia/Universal (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $22.99
A masterpiece of British jazz from the end of the 60s – a set that doesn't need to answer at all to any of the jazz styles coming from America at the time – as it's sound and vision is so bold, so unique, it's a completely massive statement on its own! The set may well represent the ... read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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Don Rendell/Ian Carr QuintetDusk Fire (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Columbia/Jazzman (UK), 1966. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99
A great group gets even better – as the legendary pairing of tenorist Don Rendell and trumpeter Ian Carr is joined by pianist Michael Garrick – who was really helping to shape the sound of British jazz at the time! The album's only the second from the Rendell/Carr Quintet, but it's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Henri ReneMusic For The Weaker Sex ... LP
RCA, 1958. Near Mint- ... $9.99
(Now Sound, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has a bent corner and small split in the top seam.)

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ResavoirResavoir ... CD
International Anthem, 2019. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
A beautiful International Anthem debut from Resavoir – a group led by Will Miller, a musician who's equally skilled at both keyboards and trumpet – and who often plays in a style that sometimes makes it hard to tell which sound is coming from which instrument! In other words, there's ... read more CD
Also available Resavoir ... LP 18.99

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✨✧ ResavoirResavoir ... LP
International Anthem, 2019. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
A beautiful International Anthem debut from Resavoir – a group led by Will Miller, a musician who's equally skilled at both keyboards and trumpet – and who often plays in a style that sometimes makes it hard to tell which sound is coming from which instrument! In other words, there's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Resavoir ... CD 11.99

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Jeff ResnickSAC ... LP
RIT/Outernational (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99
A totally wonderful little record, and one with a very unlikely origin story too – given that the music was originally composed to highlight the different creative departments at the Rochester Institute Of Technology in the late 70s! The music is all jazz on side one – done in this ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Luisd RestoCombo De Momento ... CD
Orchide, 2010. Used ... $0.99
(Soul, Jazz) CD
(Promotional copy.)

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✨✧ Return To ForeverWhere Have I Known You Before ... LP
Polydor, 1974. Very Good+ ... $3.99
Hard grooving work from the middle years of the Return To Forever group – featuring the line up with Chick Corea on keys, synths & percussion, Stanley Clarke on bass, organ and more, Lenny White on percussion and Al DiMeola on guitars. The title may lead you to believe the set is a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring & edge wear and a promo sticker remnant.)

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ReverberiStairway To Heaven ... LP
United Artists, 1977. Very Good ... $5.99
Ambitious fusion work from Gian Piero Reverberi – an Italian keyboardist with a really sweet sound! The set's kind of in a disco-fusion mode, with some slightly more serious touches – and a few of the tracks on the album have a nice laidback and funky approach, thanks to drums from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Rita Reys & Oliver NelsonRita Reys Meets Oliver Nelson ... LP
Philips (Holland), 1965. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Rita Reys meets Oliver Nelson – and a host of other great jazz talents, including Lee Konitz, Benny Bailey, Sahib Shihab, and Klaus Doldinger! The tracks on the set are all standards, but they're done in the tightly swinging style of Nelson's best backing work for vocalists at the time ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice Japanese pressing!)

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RiccardoLast Tango In Paris & Sensual Love Songs ... LP
Pickwick, Mid 70s. Sealed ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has small sticker remnants on front.)

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✨✧ Buddy RichArgo, Emarcy, & Verve Small Group Sessions (7CD set) ... CD
Mosaic, 1950s/Early 60s. Used 7CDs ... Just Sold Out!
We've always loved Buddy Rich in a small group setting – and this collection is overflowing with great material that really let the sidemen open up and solo! Includes material from the records Swinging Buddy Rich, Sing & Swing With Buddy Rich, Buddy & Sweets, Swinging Buddy Rich, ... read more CD
(Out of print! Box and book are in excellent shape!)

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Buddy RichJust In Time – The Final Recording (3LP collector's edition) ... LP
Gearbox (UK), 1986. New Copy 3LP Gatefold ... $38.99 39.99
The last-ever recording of drumming great Buddy Rich – and a set that we'd put right up there next to his best records of the previous two decades! Buddy's in familiar formation here, but the sound is wonderful – recorded live at Ronnie Scott's nightclub in London, with this mixture of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Buddy RichVery Live At Buddy's Place ... CD
Groove Merchant/Beast Retro, 1974. Used ... $4.99
Hard-swinging Buddy Rich from the prime early 70s years – not exactly an all-out funk affair, but still a great groover, with plenty of hip little big band numbers! The groove here is nice and lean – and Buddy and the group are working at Buddy's own club – hitting that trademark ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Very Live At Buddy's Place ... CD 2.99

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Buddy RichVery Live At Buddy's Place ... CD
Groove Merchant/Unidisc (Canada), 1974. Used ... $2.99
Hard-swinging Buddy Rich from the prime early 70s years – not exactly an all-out funk affair, but still a great groover, with plenty of hip little big band numbers! The groove here is nice and lean – and Buddy and the group are working at Buddy's own club – hitting that trademark ... read more CD
(Includes slipcase.)
Also available Very Live At Buddy's Place ... CD 4.99

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Buddy Rich & Louis BellsonAre You Ready For This ... LP
Roost, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $24.99
An obscure stormer from these two major drummers – noteworthy not only for their extended percussion interplay on the album-length tune "Slides & Hides" – but also for the fact that they're working with the group of George Kawaguchi, with Blue Mitchell on trumpet, Junior ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono Royal Roost pressing.)

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Ricardo RichaidTravessiero Feliz ... CD
Far Out (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $12.99
A soaring blend of Brazilian modes – served up here by Ricardo Richaid, who's almost a one-man army himself, given the amount of instruments he plays on the set! Yet the record is also way more than just a batch of tunes cooked up in a bedroom – as Richaid has collaborators on nearly ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more CD
Also available Travessiero Feliz ... LP 18.99

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Stephanie RichardsTake The Neon Lights ... CD
Birdwatcher, 2019. Used ... $6.99
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Jerome RichardsonGoing To The Movies ... LP
United Artists, 1962. Very Good+ ... $33.99
Wonderful stuff – a rare LP from the early 60's that has master reedman Jerome Richardson running through hip versions of hip tracks from hip (and not-so-hip) movies! Includes nice long versions of "Delilah" and "No Problem" (from Les Liasons Dangereuses), plus "Never ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy vintage pressing with deep groove – Canadian.)

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Herlin RileyPerpetual Optimism ... CD
Mack Avenue, 2019. New Copy ... $15.99 17.99
Great work from Herlin Riley – a drummer with plenty of New Orleans in his roots, but also a jazzman who never tries to hit you over the head with that legacy either! There's definitely a complexity in the rhythms that reflects Herlin's background – but the modes of expression are more ... read more CD

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Howard RileyLive In The USA ... CD
No Business (Lithuania), 1976. New Copy ... $14.99
Mindblowing work from British pianist Howard Riley – recorded during a winter in the 70s that found him living in the US – where he must have been giving Cecil Taylor a good run for his money! Riley's always amazing – but by this point in his career, he'd found a way to ... read more CD

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Howard RileyThree Is One ... CD
Asc, 2007. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A really inventive record from British avant piano legend Howard Riley – and that's saying a lot, as Riley is always pretty darn inventive! The set follows on a mode that Howard first begun during the 70s – and uses overdubbing to record him working on three different pianos as a trio ... read more CD

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Aki RissanenArt In Motion ... CD
Edition (Wales), 2019. Used ... $6.99
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Eve Risser, Benjamin Duboc, & Edward PerraudEn Corps ... CD
Dark Tree (France), 2012. New Copy Gatefold ... $19.99
Very heady sounds from this hip French trio – one who go further than even the usual avant piano combo, by using a prepared version of the instrument for part of the set! Eve Risser handles the keys – and the piano is both standard, although played with very unusual inflections, and ... read more CD

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Lee RitenourRit ... LP
Elektra, 1981. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Few people did soulful fusion better than Lee Ritenour back in the early 80s – and the guitarist always seemed to find a way to really link together all the different sounds of the electric genre – from heavy jamming to soulful grooving to a rock-like appreciation for a good hook! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing with obi and insert.)

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Diego RiveraConnections ... CD
Posi tone, 2019. New Copy ... $11.99 15.99
A corker of a set from tenorist Diego Rivera – a player who's been around for a bit, but who really seems to find his groove in this Posi-Tone setting! The album's got Diego working with some great labelmates – including trombonist Michael Dease on all cuts, a name that's worth us ... read more CD

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Sam RiversContours ... CD
Blue Note, 1965. Used ... $24.99
A brilliant statement of modernist jazz from Sam Rivers – one of his groundbreaking early albums for Blue Note, and one of the most challenging sessions issued by the label during the 60s! The record's a real departure from Rivers' already-great Fuscia Swing Song – with tunes that go ... read more CD
(Out of print Connoisseur CD Series pressing. BMG music club pressing.)

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Sam RiversCrystals ... LP
Impulse, 1974. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $19.99
One of Sam Rivers' most striking albums for Impulse, a record that has him leading a fairly large group – working in an "orchestral context", as the notes on the cover say, but not really a jazz orchestra – more of a freewheeling avant ensemble, in the tradition of work by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label stereo/quad pressing. Cover has splitting on the top seam, a bumped corner, and light surface wear.)

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Sam RiversSam Rivers Trio Live ... CD
Impulse, 1972/1973. Used ... $11.99
Some of Sam Rivers' best remembered work from the post-Blue Note years – hard-blowing trio material that features Sam on a range of reeds, plus piano, and occasional vocalisation, working with bassists that include Cecil McBee, Arild Anderson, and Lewis Worrell, and the drummer is Barry ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Sam Rivers, Joe Daley, & Warren Smith (Tuba Trio)Essence – The Heat & Warmth Of Free Jazz Vol 1 ... LP
Circle (Germany), 1977. Near Mint- ... $26.99
A rare recording of Joe Daley's trio with Sam Rivers and Warren Smith, and as you might guess from the lineup, the group's name is a bit of a misnomer: there's only 1 tuba, not 3. This is the first volume of a three volume set of live recordings made in Amsterdam, 1976. In spite of the weighty ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Freddie RoachGood Move ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Freddie Roach always makes a good move on his Blue Note sessions – going for a lean and tight style on the organ that never fails to please! On this set, he's working with a mixed group of hardbop and soul jazz players that includes two Blue Note heavyweights – Blue Mitchell on trumpet ... read more CD
(Part of the Blue Note 80 – Soul Jazz Works series!)

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✨✧ Max RoachDrums Unlimited ... LP
Atlantic, 1966. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $19.99
The drums are certainly unlimited here – and the album's a really unique one, in that it shows Max Roach in 2 different settings – one with a group, and one that's simply solo! One batch of tracks has Max in the company of a tight group of soul jazz players like Freddie Hubbard, Roland ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & green Rockefeller label pressing.)

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Eddie RobertsRoughneck ... CD
3 On The B, 2004. Used ... $1.99
A solid set of jazzy funk from Eddie Roberts – guitarist for the New Mastersounds – unloading a nice little solo record with more of a jazz centered approach! The drums are nice and funky, and Eddie proves himself a very capable jazzy guitarist on the set. Eddie's backed up nicely by ... (Deep Funk, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Howard RobertsMagic Band 1 – Live At Donte's ... CD
VSOP/Solid (Japan), 1968. Used ... $24.99
Very unusual work from guitarist Howard Roberts – an an excellent set that showcases a whole side of his talents that rarely emerged on other records! We love Roberts to death for his short, tight, pop jazz groovers for Capitol during the 60s – but this set features Howard working in a ... read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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Howard RobertsReal Howard Roberts ... CD
Concord, 1978. Used ... $19.99
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(Out of print.)

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Marcus RobertsJoy Of Joplin ... CD
Sony, 1998. Used ... $2.99
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(Out of print.)

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Duke RobillardStretchin' Out Live ... CD
Stony Plain, 1998. Used ... $7.99
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(Out of print.)

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Alfredo Rodriguez & Pedro MartinezDuologue ... CD
Mack Avenue, 2019. New Copy ... $15.99 17.99
A record that's recorded by a duo, but one that's got a much fuller sound than you might expect – thanks to the magic of overdub, and to some great production help from Quincy Jones! Alfredo Rodriguez plays piano, Fender Rhodes, and keyboards – Pedro Martinez plays percussion – ... read more CD

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Enrique RodriguezLo Que Es (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Extra Lovely, 2019. New Copy ... $19.99 20.00
A really beautiful record by young Chilean pianist Enrique Rodriguez – a set that's got little more going on than piano and keyboards, but which really makes the most of those elements! Rodriguez plays in a style that's not entirely jazz – maybe more moody instrumentals with a slight ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red vinyl pressing – in a black sleeve with the image on a sticker in the corner.)

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Milt RogersRogers With Heart Plays Rodgers & Hart ... LP
Dot, Late 50s. Very Good ... $5.99
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(Cover has a small split on the top seam and some light wear.)

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Shorty RogersCool & Crazy (10 inch LP) ... LP
RCA, Early 50s. Very Good ... $9.99
Classic West Coast session, long hailed by critics as one of the best to come out of the LA scene. Shorty Rogers leads a crack group of players (Art Pepper, Jimmy Giuffre, Bob Cooper) through a bunch of short swinging tracks that really have an edge to them. One of the best things Rogers ever did ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has split seams and light surface wear.)

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Shorty RogersShorty Rogers & His Giants (10 inch LP) ... LP
RCA, Early 50s. Very Good ... $4.99
Excellent early west coast material – and some of the greatest work that Shorty Rogers ever put on record! Unlike some of Rogers' other sides for RCA, which were often a bit gimmicky or strangely-themed, this one's a straight grooving session of west coast jazz, played by some of the finest ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original black label pressing.)

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Shorty RogersShorty Rogers Meets Tarzan ... LP
MGM, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Quite possibly our favorite Shorty Rogers album ever – an incredible soundtrack that's unlike most of his other work of the time! The record features Shorty's score for the film Tarzan The Ape Man (and a cover that has Shorty being carried in the arms of same!) – and as you might guess ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with deep groove – a nice copy!)

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✨✧ Sonny RollinsCutting Edge ... LP
Milestone, 1974. Very Good+ ... $19.99
An underrated 70s effort from Sonny Rollins, featuring him fronting a dynamite group with Stanley Cowell and Mtume at the height of their Afro-centric electric jazz period. Longtime sideman Bob Cranshaw plus David Lee round out the rhythm section, and this is one of Rollins' LPs featuring the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sonny RollinsFalling In Love With Jazz ... LP
Milestone, 1989. Near Mint- ... $9.99
With Branford Marsalis on tenor, Mark Soskin or Tommy Flangan on piano, Jerome Harris on guitar, and Clifton Anderson on trombone. Titles include "Sister", "Little Girl Blue", "For All We Know",a nd "I Should Care". LP, Vinyl record album

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Sonny RollinsLove At First Sight ... CD
Milestone/OJC, 1980. Used ... $4.99
With a quartet that includes George Duke on acoustic and electric piano – plus some percussion from Bill Summers! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Sonny RollinsNow's The Time! ... LP
RCA, 1964. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
A killer album from Sonny Rollins' prime 60s years at RCA – almost a return to basics, but always with that edge that makes Rollins stand out way more than most of his contemporaries – a subtle balance between straight and modern that really makes the album crackle! The album features ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 70s orange label pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Sonny RollinsOur Man In Jazz ... LP
RCA, 1963. Very Good ... $9.99
One of Sonny Rollins' best albums ever, and a totally inspired, totally non-stop freewheeling live set, recorded with Don Cherry, Bob Cranshaw, and Billy Higgins! Working on long tracks in an unfettered setting, Rollins' hits one of those rare moments of genius where he can turn his solo over and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label mono pressing with deep groove – a nice copy! Label has a small bit of pen, but cover is great.)

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Sonny RollinsSolid ... CD
Past Perfect (Germany), 1954. Used ... $0.99
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(Includes slipcover, booklet has a tiny bit of pen.)

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Sonny RollinsSonny Please ... CD
Doxy/EmArcy, 2006. Used ... $2.99
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Sonny RollinsSonny Rollins & The Big Brass ... LP
Metrojazz, 1958. Very Good ... $24.99
A strange one, and from this perspective, it seems like a crazy decision to pair modernist tenorist Sonny Rollins with a set of large brassy arrangements. Oddly, though, the idea works, and works nicely – as Rollins' edgey solos cut through the heavy arrangements with ease, creating some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original red label pressing with deep groove. Cover has has light wear, some aging, and a light stain.)

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Sonny RollinsSonny Rollins Brass/Sonny Rollins Trio ... LP
Verve, 1958. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Quite an unusual record for Sonny Rollins – but a great one too! At first glance the concept is a strange one – almost a crazy decision to pair modernist tenorist Sonny Rollins with a set of large brassy arrangements – but oddly, the idea works, and works nicely – as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s Japanese Polydor pressing, UMV 2555, with insert.)

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Sonny RollinsTenor Madness ... CD
Prestige (Japan), 1956. Used ... $23.99
A groundbreaking album from Sonny Rollins, largely for the extended track "Tenor Madness", which runs on for 13 minutes, and features him and Coltrane blowing head to head – redefining the sound of the tenor sax in jazz through the course of that amazing track! Backing is by the ... read more CD
(Out of print Japanese SHMCD, with obi!)

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Sonny RollinsThree Giants! (Prestige Historical Series) ... LP
Prestige, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Nice album that contains a mid-50s session recorded by Rollins for Prestige – with a quintet that includes the Clifford Brown-Max Roach ensemble, with Rollins filling in the tenor spot. Richie Powell's on piano, and the whole group has a very tight "roots of hardbop" sort of sound. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing, in a maroon cover, with some wear.)

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✨✧ Sonny Rollins/Thad JonesSonny Rollins & Thad Jones ... LP
Period/Up Front, 1957/1958. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A legendary split album from the hardbop underground of the 50s – two different sides by two different artists – both of them great! Side one features stunning work from Sonny Rollins – blowing at a level that matches his early gems for Blue Note, with that razor-sharp tone and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Linda Ronstadt & The Nelson Riddle OrchestraWhat's New ... LP
Asylum, 1983. Very Good ... $1.99
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(Cover has light wear.)

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Michel RoquesChorus ... LP
Saravah/Souffle Continu (France), 1972. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $23.99
An amazing album from the legendary Saravah label – one of the imprint's lesser-known gems from the 70s, but a set that's got the same compelling mix of modes you'd find in their albums from Barney Wilen, Brigitte Fontaine, Pierre Barouh, or the Art Ensemble Of Chicago! Reedman Michel Roques ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Larry Rose BandJupiter Effect ... CD
Crossroad/BBE (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $14.99
Larry Rose plays some mighty sweet keyboards on this late 70s set – electric piano, organ, and other keys as well – and also sings a fair bit on the record, in this great blend of jazz, soul, and some tighter modes of the time! The approach is maybe a bit in the territory of jazzy soul ... read more CD
Also available Jupiter Effect ... LP 24.99

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Larry Rose BandJupiter Effect ... LP
Crossroad/BBE (UK), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
Larry Rose plays some mighty sweet keyboards on this late 70s set – electric piano, organ, and other keys as well – and also sings a fair bit on the record, in this great blend of jazz, soul, and some tighter modes of the time! The approach is maybe a bit in the territory of jazzy soul ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Jupiter Effect ... CD 14.99

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Dan RosenboomAbsurd In The Anthropocene ... CD
Gearbox (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
Dan Rosenboom's a trumpeter with a mighty fierce sound – one that's pushed forward with his own bold lines, and with this kind of rumbling, deep-burning energy from the rest of the group! The approach is a bit hard to describe, but there's often this sense of the bass and guitar creating ... read more CD

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Dan RosenboomAbsurd In The Anthropocene ... LP
Gearbox (UK), 2020. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Dan Rosenboom's a trumpeter with a mighty fierce sound – one that's pushed forward with his own bold lines, and with this kind of rumbling, deep-burning energy from the rest of the group! The approach is a bit hard to describe, but there's often this sense of the bass and guitar creating ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Absurd In The Anthropocene ... CD 12.99

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Frank Rosolino & Conte CandoliJust Friends ... LP
MPS (Germany), 1975. Near Mint- ... $11.99
This album's a "partner" to the duo's other MPS album, Conversation, which (like this one) was also recorded during a one-week engagement at the Domicile nightclub in Munich. The group features great rhythm work from bassist Isla Eckinger, pianist Rob Pronk, and drummer Todd Canedy. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(German pressing. Cover has an unglued bottom seam.)

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Joel RossKing Maker ... CD
Blue Note, 2019. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
An incredible debut from vibist Joel Ross – an artist who's already given us great moments on records with Makaya McCraven, Marquis Hill, and others – but who's completely his own man here right from the start! Ross instantly emerges as a major creative force – leading the combo, ... read more CD
Also available King Maker ... LP 24.99

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Joel RossKing Maker ... LP
Blue Note, 2019. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99 29.99
An incredible debut from vibist Joel Ross – an artist who's already given us great moments on records with Makaya McCraven, Marquis Hill, and others – but who's completely his own man here right from the start! Ross instantly emerges as a major creative force – leading the combo, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available King Maker ... CD 13.99

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Ronnie RossStompin' With The Ronnie Ross Quintet ... LP
Ember (UK), Late 50s. Very Good ... $24.99
British reedman Ronnie Ross really shines brightly on this set – a well-crafted batch of tunes that takes a great lead from his strong work on baritone sax! The sound is somewhat tightly arranged – a bit in a US west coast mode from the time – but the groove's also a bit looser ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing! Cover has some waviness and staining due to moisture along the bottom.)

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Rotten GirlZPunk You ... CD
Samo (Slovenia), 2018. Used ... $4.99
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✨✧ Charlie RouseSocial Call ... LP
Uptown, 1984. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
The great one blows in a sweet 50s modern harbop mode – in a group that also has Red Rodney on trumpet, Albert Dailey on piano, Cecil McBee on bass, and Kenny Washington on drums. LP, Vinyl record album

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RovaSaxophone Diplomacy ... CD
Hat Art (Switzerland), 1983. New Copy ... $16.99 18.99
An important early album from the Rova Quartet – one that earns the diplomacy in its title in two different ways – first because it features recordings from a tour that the group made to Soviet bloc nations during the cold war years – and second because it was one of their first ... read more CD

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✨✧ Royal Krunk OrchestraPyramids – Opus 4 No 2 ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... $9.99
Really great work from the Royal Krunk Jazz Orchestra – an album that's much more ambitious and far-reaching than their previous album – with a sense of majesty we never would have expected the last time around! As before, there's no real "krunk" here at all – and ... read more CD

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Vanessa RubinDream Is You – Vanessa Rubin Sings Tadd Dameron ... CD
Nibur, 2019. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the best albums in years from jazz singer Vanessa Rubin – a very hip set dedicated to the music of Tadd Dameron, which makes for a collection of tunes that go way past the usual! Plus, in addition to a great set of songs, the album also features direction from Cecil Bridgewater – ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD

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Adam Rudolph & Go Organic OrchestraSonic Mandala ... LP
Meta, 2012. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
One of the hippest records we've ever heard from percussionist Adam Rudolph, and one of the most spiritual too – an extended set that draws on some really rich global elements, yet brings them all together with the focus of a more ambitious jazz composition! Rudolph uses the Sonica Mandala ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hilton Ruiz EnsembleSomething Grand ... LP
Novus, 1987. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A nice record from Ruiz and one that really combines jazz elements with a Latin sound. Ruiz composed and arranged the songs on the record and plays piano as well. His ensemble consists of such players as Lew Soloff on trumpet, Steve Turre on trombone & seashells, Sam Rivers on flute and tenor ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Charles Rumback/Jim Baker/John TateJune Holiday ... CD
Astral Spirits, 2020. New Copy ... $8.99 11.99
A sublime trio set from drummer Charles Rumback – a record that has us really appreciating the special touch the leader can bring to a date, as this album may also be one of the best that we've heard from pianist Jim Baker in years! Baker has this great way of sounding soulful and lyrical, ... read more CD
Also available June Holiday (180 gram pressing) ... LP 15.99

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Charles Rumback/Jim Baker/John TateJune Holiday (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Astral Spirits, 2020. New Copy ... $15.99 19.99
A sublime trio set from drummer Charles Rumback – a record that has us really appreciating the special touch the leader can bring to a date, as this album may also be one of the best that we've heard from pianist Jim Baker in years! Baker has this great way of sounding soulful and lyrical, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available June Holiday ... CD 8.99

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Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All StarsIn The Solo Spotlight – Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All Stars Vol 5 ... LP
Contemporary, 1954. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Tremendous work from Howard Rumsey's early Lighthouse group – and a great example of why they were such a great act at the time! The "solo spotlight" in the title is extremely apt here – as each of the album's tracks features a standout performance by group members who emerge ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Todd Rundgren/Emil Nikolaisen/Hans Peter LindstromRunddans ... LP
Smalltown Supersound (Norway), 2015. Near Mint- 2LP ... $11.99
A recent, more experimental album from Todd Rundgren – still with vocals, but also with lots of samples and electronics too! (Rock, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album

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Mario RuscaJoyette ... LP
Dire (Italy), Mid 70s. Near Mint- ... $8.99
Solo piano work from Mario Rusca – a nicely intimate side of this dynamic Italian pianist, who brings in some warm tones that are especially wonderful! Titles include "I Love You", "Someone To Watch Over Me", "Up Jumped Spring", and the Rusca originals "Well ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, but is nice overall.)

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Mario RuscaReaction ... CD
Dynia World/Sonorama (Germany), 1974. Used ... $5.99
One of the greatest records we've ever heard from pianist Mario Rusca – a really open, fluid sort of set – and one that features electric bass in the trio, which really gives things a different sort of vibe! Mario plays acoustic piano throughout, but the use of electric bass (played by ... read more CD
(Still sealed.)

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Patrice RushenPosh ... CD
Elektra/Strut (UK), 1980. New Copy ... $11.99
Nothing posh about this one – as the album's an all-out, all-access affair – a great way for anyone to get into the grooves of the mighty Patrice Rushen! Patrice is at the height of her powers here – equally magic on keyboards and vocals, and coming up with groove after groove in ... (Soul, Jazz) read more CD
(Remastered from the original tapes!)
Also available Posh ... LP 20.99

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✨✧ Patrice RushenPosh ... LP
Elektra/Strut (UK), 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 21.99
Nothing posh about this one – as the album's an all-out, all-access affair – a great way for anyone to get into the grooves of the mighty Patrice Rushen! Patrice is at the height of her powers here – equally magic on keyboards and vocals, and coming up with groove after groove in ... (Soul, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Remastered from the original tapes!)
Also available Posh ... CD 11.99

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Patrice RushenRemind Me – The Classic Elektra Recordings 1978 to 1984 ... CD
Elektra/Strut (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Stunning work from the great second chapter of Patrice Rushen – the time when the lady moved over to Elektra Records and really opened up her groove! Rushen had already been making great music for most of the 70s – playing fantastic keyboards as a real up-and-coming star on the funky ... read more CD

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Eddie RussFresh Out! ... CD
Jazz Masters/Soul Jazz (UK), 1974. Used ... $9.99
A landmark bit of indie funk from the 70s – one of the few records cut by Detroit keyboardist Eddie Russ, and easily the best! The album features Russ going to town on electric piano – working with a hip combo called The Mixed Bag, which features some wicked work on flute and soprano ... read more CD
Also available Fresh Out! (with download) ... LP 28.99

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✨✧ Eddie RussFresh Out! (with download) ... LP
Jazz Masters/Soul Jazz (UK), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99 29.99
A landmark bit of indie funk from the 70s – one of the few records cut by Detroit keyboardist Eddie Russ, and easily the best! The album features Russ going to town on electric piano – working with a hip combo called The Mixed Bag, which features some wicked work on flute and soprano ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(First 1000 copies pressed on limited edition colored vinyl. Includes download.)
Also available Fresh Out! ... CD 9.99

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Eddie RussSee The Light ... LP
Monument/Soul Brother (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
A beautiful album of spacey jazz funk! Eddie Russ was a 70s keyboard genius – right up there with Lonnie Liston Smith and Herbie Hancock in our book, although he never reached the fame of either of those players. This album's one of Eddie's best – and it's got a smoothly produced soul ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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George RussellGeorge Russell Sextet featuring Don Ellis & Eric Dolphy ... LP
Riverside/ABC, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A late 60s issue of material from some of Russell's earlier albums on Riverside – great sides from the early 60s featuring Russell at the head of a group of some of the better young modernists of the age, like Ellis, Dolphy, Pete La Roca, and Steve Swallow. The record features Russell-conceiv ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some notes in pen on back.)

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✨✧ Hal Russell NRG EnsembleConserving NRG ... LP
Principally Jazz Production, 1984. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $18.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Pee Wee RussellPortrait Of Pee Wee ... CD
DCC, 1958. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Markus RutzBlueprints Figure One – Frameworks ... CD
Origin, 2020. New Copy ... $13.99
Heartfelt yet exciting work from Chicago trumpeter Markus Rutz – heavy on originals, but with some distinctive takes on classics by Wayne Shorter, Charlie Parker and another couple of covers – showing love and appreciation for his influences in music and life in general with a wonderful ... read more CD

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Pedro Ruy-BlasCyber Dolores (with bonus download) ... LP
Jazzaggression (Estonia), Late 80s/1990s. New Copy ... $19.99
Pedro Ruy-Blas issued the fantastic Dolores album in the 70s – a sublime blend of jazzy acoustic guitar, keyboards, and soaring vocals that's become legendary over the years! Here, Pedro revisits that mode, but with a range of later keyboards – using Atari, Roland, Yamaha, and Proteus ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500 – with download!)

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Terje RypdalSingles Collection ... LP
ECM (Germany), 1988. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Features Rypdal on guitar, Allan Dangerfield on keyboards, Bjorn Kjellemyr on bass, and Audun Kleive on drums. Titles include "The Last Hero", "Sprott", "Mystery Man", "There Is A Hot Lady In My Bedroom & I Need A Drink", "Strange Behavior", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a cutout mark.)

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Terje Rypdal/Miroslave Vitous/Jack DeJohnetteTo Be Continued ... LP
ECM, 1981. Near Mint- ... $16.99
Features Terje Rypdal on guitars and flute, Miroslav Vitous on basses and piano, and Jack DeJohnette on drums and voice! LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a promo sticker, light surface wear, and some smudges from sticker removal.)

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SadakaPremonition ... CD
Jazzman (UK), 1982. New Copy ... $8.99
A record with a really timeless feel – a jazz set from the early 80s scene in Oakland, and one that opens up in so many wonderful flavors! A few cuts have a soul style – with female vocals in the lead, amidst warmer, jazzier backings – and other tracks have an instrumental ... read more CD

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Fats SadiFats Sadi Combo (Japanese pressing) ... LP
Vogue/BMG (Japan), Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A rare early European jazz moment – and a very cool combo! The group is led by the mighty Fats Sadi on vibes – later of Clarke/Boland fame – and the group features Maurice Vander on piano, Roger Guerin on trumpet, and Bobby Jaspar on tenor! LP, Vinyl record album
(90s Japanese issue, with obi and insert.)

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Phillippe Saisse Acoustique TrioMy Favorite Songs ... CD
441, 2003. Used ... $16.99
Wonderful work from a real up-and-comer – a bright young jazz artist who seems to get better and better with each new record! Philippe Saisse takes his "acoustic" tag here with a grain of salt – as the French keyboardist also plays Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer organ, and vibes on ... read more CD
(Out of print, barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Anne SajderaNew Year ... CD
Bijuri, 2018. Used ... $3.99
... CD

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Teru SakamotoTeru Sakamoto Trio Live At Rikuzen Johnny ... CD
Johnny's Disk/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1980. New Copy ... $23.99
A tremendous live set from pianist Teru Sakamoto – a session that soars with all of the life, soul, and imagination of McCoy Tyner at his 70s best! The record's got a feel that's quite open – long tracks, with plenty of solo space for Sakamoto on the piano – but the sound is ... read more CD
(Part of the "Nippon Jazz Spirits 48" series!)

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Salsaya Big BandSalsaya Big Band – Live ... LP
Timeless (Netherlands), 1986. Very Good+ ... $0.99
Live work from this large European ensemble – one who bring some nice jazz elements to their salsa performance! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Dom SalvadorDom Salvador Trio (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Mocambo/Mr Bongo (Brazil), 1965. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $23.99 24.98
Wicked jazzy bossa from 60s Brazil – a crackling early classic from pianist Dom Salvador! The group here is super-tight – a tremendous triangle of piano, bass, and drums – all grooving at equal pace, with a great deal of energy – and given a heck of a lot of soul from Dom's ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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