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Prince Lasha EnsembleInsight ... CD
Columbia/Dusty Groove, 1966. New Copy ... $7.99 12.98
Tremendous work from the legendary Prince Lasha – a rare UK-only date from 1966 – and one that has the reedman working away from more familiar contemporaries like Sonny Simmons and Eric Dolphy! The approach on this session is very unique – as Lasha includes harp with the ... read more CD
(On the Dusty Groove label.)
Also available Insight ... CD 6.99

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Prince Lasha EnsembleInsight ... CD
Columbia/Dusty Groove, 1966. Used ... $6.99
Tremendous work from the legendary Prince Lasha – a rare UK-only date from 1966 – and one that has the reedman working away from more familiar contemporaries like Sonny Simmons and Eric Dolphy! The approach on this session is very unique – as Lasha includes harp with the ... read more CD
(On the Dusty Groove label.)
Also available Insight ... CD 7.99

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LasperanzaSeeds ... CD
Dome (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $15.99
A tight debut from Lasperanza – aka arranger producer Rico Garofalo, who put together the whole set as a tribute to older jazz, funk, and soul that laid the seeds for his own music in recent years! The record has a vibe that's a bit like that strong UK soul tradition started with Incognito, ... (Neo Soul, Jazz) read more CD

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Timo Lassy & Teppo MakynenTimo Lassy & Teppo Makynen ... CD
WeJazz (Finland), 2019. New Copy ... $12.99
Music that you'd hardly expect, if you only know the more groove-oriented side of saxophonist Timo Lassy – the sounds he's given us from the Ricky-Tick years onwards – because this album is straight jazz overall, and a relatively improvised one at that! The album shows off a whole ... read more CD
Also available Timo Lassy & Teppo Makynen (includes download) ... LP 22.99

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Timo Lassy & Teppo MakynenTimo Lassy & Teppo Makynen (includes download) ... LP
WeJazz (Finland), 2019. New Copy ... $22.99
Music that you'd hardly expect, if you only know the more groove-oriented side of saxophonist Timo Lassy – the sounds he's given us from the Ricky-Tick years onwards – because this album is straight jazz overall, and a relatively improvised one at that! The album shows off a whole ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Timo Lassy & Teppo Makynen ... CD 12.99

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Yusef Lateef10 Years Hence ... LP
Atlantic, 1975. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $6.99
A spacious mid 70s set from Yusef Lateef – with some numbers showing his more soaringly spiritual bent – and others hewing towards a more bluesy or loosely funky vein. Tracked live in San Francisco, some numbers were later augmented with overdubbed strings and vocals – there's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Yusef LateefDiverse Yusef Lateef ... LP
Atlantic, 1970. Near Mint- ... $29.99
One of the best of Yusef's Atlantic recordings, and one that offers a mix of his 2 different sides – his older spiritualist one, and his newer funkier one. Includes the tight groover "Live Humble", with nice conga work by Ray Barretto, plus the extended "Chandra" and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label stereo promo. Cover has a promo sticker.)

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Yusef LateefHikima – Creativity ... LP
Centre For Nigerian Cultural Studies/Key Systems Recording (Nigeria), 1985. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
One of the rootsiest, most spiritual albums ever done by saxophonist Yusef Lateef – and that's saying a lot, given his decades of other recordings! This very special set was done in the mid 80s, but has a very timeless vibe – as Lateef put the whole thing together with the Centre For ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Yusef LateefHush 'N' Thunder ... LP
Atlantic, 1973. Sealed ... $14.99
A moody set of 70s work from Yusef – proof that he was always trying to push his bag, and a good attempt to bridge his earlier exotic work and his later high concept compositions. Some of this material is spare and thoughtful, while other tracks are trying for sort of a 70's electric funk ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Yusef LateefLive At Ronnie Scotts – 15th January 1966 ... CD
Gearbox (UK), 1966. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
A fantastic lost slice of work from reedman Yusef Lateef – a performance recorded at the legendary Ronnie Scott's club in London, with backing from a trio that features the wonderful Stan Tracey! Tracey was a committed modernist who really helped shape the sound of the UK scene at the time ... read more CD

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Yusef LateefSounds Of Yusef ... LP
Prestige, 1957. Very Good+ ... $24.99
A beautifully haunting set by Yusef that marked his move to Prestige, and a sophistication of the Eastern-tinged jazz style that he developed during his years with Savoy. The tracks on here feature Yusef playing tenor, flute, and argol – with backing by a group of Detroit musicians that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has a cutout hole and a name in marker.)

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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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Hugh LaurieLet Them Talk ... LP
Warner, 2011. Very Good 2LP ... $16.99
(Blues, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(EU pressing, including the printed inner sleeves.)

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Matt Lavelle & John PietaroHarmolodic Monk ... CD
Unseen Rain, 2014. Used ... $4.99
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Andy LaverneMetropolis ... CD
ALV, 1979. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
An unreleased 70s session from keyboardist Andy LaVerne – and a set that features a mighty hip assemblage of musicians! Stan Getz is on two of the album's tracks – soaring out in a way that's maybe more in his Captain Marvel mode, than some of his straighter work that was emerging at ... 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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Andy LaVerne & John AbercrombieNosmo King ... CD
Steeplechase (Denmark), 1992. Used ... $11.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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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 LawrencePeople Moving ... LP
Prestige, 1976. Near Mint- ... $29.99
Stellar reed work from Azar Lawrence – a player who's best known for his acoustic revival in recent years, but who could play with some excellent electric backings during the 70s! The set's less an electric funk outing than it is a spiritual jazz set, with keyboards and guitar in the mix ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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
(Green label pressing. Cover has surface wear.)

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Hubert LawsCarnegie Hall ... LP
CTI, 1973. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $1.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a sticker remnant.)

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Hubert LawsLand Of Passion ... LP
Columbia, 1979. Very Good ... $1.99
Sweet soulful flute from the great Hubert Laws – gliding high here in a great session from his post-CTI years! The album's a bit more soul-based than some of Hubert's earlier dates – but that change is a great one, and really helps Laws find some rich new energy – a focus in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Hubert LawsMorning Star ... LP
CTI, 1972. Very Good Gatefold ... $3.99
One of the most sublime Hubert Laws albums for CTI – a set that features his incredibly soulful flute work floating over these beautiful large arrangements by Don Sebesky – all ticked by some sweet electric piano from Bob James! The sound is perfect – that balance of soul and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and an index sticker.)

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Hubert LawsRite Of Spring ... LP
CTI, 1971. Very Good Gatefold ... $1.99
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 peeling.)

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Hubert Laws/George BensonIn The Beginning/In Concert Carnegie Hall ... CD
CTI/BGO (UK), 1974/1976. New Copy 2CD ... $14.99
A split CTI package – with a record apiece by Hubert Laws and George Benson! Hubert Laws is first with In The Beginning – 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 ... read more CD

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Hubert Laws/Quincy Jones/Chick CoreaBlanchard – New Earth Sonata ... LP
CBS, 1985. Near Mint- ... $3.99
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(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Ronnie LawsEvery Generation ... CD
Blue Note, 1980. Used ... $19.99
A great little set of soulful fusion – played by one of the artists who helped invent the genre! Ronnie's mixing soul and jazz easily here – hitting a sweet groove that's a bit more electric than ever, but which still has all the warmth and depth of his 70s work. A few tracks feature ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ronnie LawsFever ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1976. Used ... $18.99
An album that's smoother than some of Ronnie's earlier work, and perhaps without the same dark edge – but still a nice batch of soulful fusion tunes, with production by Wayne Henderson, in his classic 70s At-Home Productions mode! By that, we mean that a number of the tracks have a good ... read more CD
(Out of print, 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 ... CD 16.99

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Ronnie LawsPressure Sensitive ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1975. Used ... $16.99
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
(Out of print, includes obi.)
Also available Pressure Sensitive ... CD 19.99

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Chad LawsonUnforesceen ... CD
Summit, 2004. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Chad Lawson TrioDear Dorothy – The Oz Session ... CD
Chad Lawson, 1998. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Yank Lawson & Bob HaggartYank Lawson & Bob Haggart With Jerry Jerome & His Orchestra ... LP
Stinson, 1962. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Red vinyl pressing.)

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Chad LB & Sonic MagicChad LB & Sonic Magic ... CD
Sound Frame, 2019. Used ... $7.99
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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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James LearyJames ... LP
Vital, 1991. Near Mint- 2LP ... $9.99
A really great audiophile album from bassist James Leary – one that features a creative assemblage of other bass players, alongside Todd Cochran on piano and Clayton Cameron on drums – plus one track with Eddie Harris on tenor and Billy Childs on piano. LP, Vinyl record album
(In two stickered sleeves.)

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James LearyJames II ... LP
Vital, 1992. Near Mint- 2LP ... $29.99
A really great audiophile album from bassist James Leary – with Leary on bass, plus Billy Childs on piano and Eddie Harris on tenor! LP, Vinyl record album
(In two separate VTL covers, one with the cover image.)

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Xavier LecouturierCarrier ... CD
Origin, 2019. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(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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Dave LeeBig New Band From Britain ... LP
Top Rank, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover is lightly stained and wrinkled, with a bit of stuck-on paper.)

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✨✧ David Lee/Group Six PlayersAll That Jazz – KPM 1014 ... LP
KPM (UK), 1967. Near Mint- ... $58.99
A straight jazz album recorded for the KPM sound library – but a pretty groovy one at that! All the work here is the product of David Lee and his un-named Group Six Players – a cool combo who feature piano, trumpet, guitar, and a bit of flute – all over some really wonderful ... (Sound Library, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(A great copy!)

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Hyunil LeeLiving Water ... CD
Hyunil Lee, 2016. Used ... $7.99
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Jeanne Lee & Ran BlakeNewest Sound Around ... CD
RCA/Phoenix (Spain), 1961. Used ... $5.99
An eerie album of modern jazz vocals – featuring the haunting voice of Jeanne Lee with the dark piano of Ran Blake. Most tracks feature only the two of them in duet – but a few feature Lee solo, and a few others have George Duvivier backing the pair up on bass. We like this stuff a ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ John Lee & Gerry BrownChaser ... LP
Columbia, 1979. Very Good+ ... $1.99
John Lee & Gerry Brown were one of the best European fusion rhythm sections of the 70s – laying down great spacey drums and rumbling funky basslines on a large number of excellent LPs in the earlier part of the decade for Blue Note and a host of other labels. By the time of this release, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a large name in marker, some pen, and a promo stamp.)

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John Lee & Gerry BrownStill Can't Say Enough ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1976. Used ... $14.99
Great work from John Lee and Gerry Brown – a pair of fusion stalwarts who added key help to a number of classic 70s sessions for other artists – and got to make a rare few albums like this on their own! Lee's on bass and Brown's on drums, and the pair are in perfect time throughout ... read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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Peggy LeeEcho Painting ... CD
Songlines (Canada), 2018. Used ... $7.99
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(Mark through barcode.)

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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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Carmen LeggioAerial View ... LP
Dreamstreet, 1978. Near Mint- ... $14.99
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Carmen LeggioSmile ... LP
Progressive, 1977. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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Michel LegrandBonjour Paris ... LP
Columbia, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $2.99
Dreamy sounds from the legendary Michel Legrand – working here in a mode that's maybe a bit more lush and romantic than some of his later soundtrack work – yet at a level that's still head and shoulders above most of his 50s instrumental contemporaries! The set's got a melancholy vibe ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear.)

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✨✧ Michel LegrandBonjour Paris (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/El (UK), Late 50s. New Copy ... $3.99 13.99
Dreamy sounds from the legendary Michel Legrand – working here in a mode that's maybe a bit more lush and romantic than some of his later soundtrack work – yet at a level that's still head and shoulders above most of his 50s instrumental contemporaries! The set's got a melancholy vibe ... read more CD

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Michel LegrandI Love Movies ... LP
Columbia, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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Michel LegrandI Love Paris ... LP
Columbia, 1954. Near Mint- ... $1.99
A sparkling postwar musical fantasy of Paris – one made up of a host of famous themes from French pop music of the 20th century, all set to lush string arrangements by a young Michel Legrand! The album's not as upbeat or jazzy as some of Legrand's later soundtrack work, but it's got a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye pressing.)

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Michel LeGrandLeGrand Jazz (Columbia) ... LP
Columbia, 1959. Very Good ... $14.99
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 some wear.)

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Michel LegrandMichel Legrand & Friends ... LP
RCA, 1975. Very Good ... $0.99
A really wonderful album from Michel Legrand – one of his few jazz efforts to really capture the same dynamic charm of his soundtracks! The album was recorded live – with a mixed group of electric and acoustic players that includes Joe Beck, Randy Brecker, Ron Carter, Phil Woods, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and a name in marker. Labels have a name in marker.)

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Michel LegrandMichel Legrand Recorded Live At Jimmy's ... LP
RCA, 1975. Very Good- ... $0.99
One of a few key efforts done by Michel Legrand for RCA in the 70s – sessions that stand out as some of his best jazz work from the decade, and which present Legrand in unfettered brilliance, both as a player and arranger! This live date still has the original compositions and sense of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a half split bottom seam.)

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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 Legrand & CoLe Jazz Grand ... LP
Gryphon, 1978. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $5.99
A wonderful session of straight jazz work by Michel Legrand – a larger group outing that's one of the few albums he ever cut in this style! The set has all the warmth and imagination of Legrand's best jazzy soundtrack work – strong themes, bold statements, and a sense of personal ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label 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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LehCatsMovement To Egalitaria ... CD
LehCats, 2018. Used ... $2.99
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Leiber Stoller Big BandYakety Yak ... LP
Atlantic, Early 60s. Very Good ... $5.99
A very unusual little record, cut at the height of fame for the team of Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller! The session's a rare jazz one from the duo – put together to feature different versions of tunes they'd been penning for acts on Atlantic and some of the other big labels of the late 50s. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Purple & red label pressing.)

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Carolyn LeonhartNew 8th Day ... CD
Savant, 2004. Used ... $7.99
(Vocalists, Jazz) CD

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Jay LeonhartJay Leonhart With His Friends – Live At Fat Tuesdays ... CD
DRG, 1993. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Jay LeonhartLife Out On The Road ... CD
Prestige, 1990. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Al LernerIvory & Bone ... LP
Roulette, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Color bar pressing with deep groove. Cover has half split seams and some ring & edge wear.)

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✨✧ Bill LeslieDiggin The Chicks ... LP
Argo, 1962. Near Mint- ... $26.99
An excellent soul jazz cooker from the early 60s – one of the most obscure albums on the Argo label, but not for reason of quality! Bill Leslie plays both tenor sax and saxella on the set – working in a swinging groove that's got a bit of the Lou Donaldson early 60s sound, but which ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi! Cover has a small seam split on the bottom, but is great overall.)

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Jacques LesureFor The Love Of You ... CD
WJ3, 2018. New Copy ... $6.99 18.99
Guitarist Jacques Lesure has a nice round tone – a strong single-note line that reminds us a bit of Bobby Broom at times, but which is also set up here with superb accompaniment from Eric Reed on piano, Tony Dumas on bass, and Willie Jones III on drums! Lesure's no-nonsense right from the ... read more CD

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Stan LeveyThis Time The Drum's On Me ... CD
Bethlehem, 1955. Used ... $6.99
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
(Out of print.)

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Joel LevineWhistleblower ... CD
IUE, 2017. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Sleeve has some edgewear.)

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Lou LevyJazz In Four Colors ... LP
RCA, 1956. Very Good ... $5.99
One of the best records we've ever heard from pianist Lou Levy – a record that steps past the simple format of earlier records, into a style that's slightly modern, and very cool – thanks to the addition of vibes to his usual trio format. Larry Bunker plays vibes on the record, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove. Top cover seam is split, but cover is nice overall.)

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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
(Includes slipcase.)

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O'Donel LevyDawn Of A New Day ... LP
Groove Merchant, 1973. Very Good ... $8.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split on the top seam and some surface wear.)

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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 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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Don LewisDon Lewis Experience ... LP
Aquarius, Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A sweet and loungey set of tunes – played by Don on the Hammond X-77, as he might have before a weekend crowd at Denver's Passport Ltd! Most of the cuts on the album are covers of late 60s pop hits – like "Aquarius", "Look Of Love", "Watermelon Man", and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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George Lewis & Roscoe MitchellVoyage & Homecoming ... CD
Rogue Art (France), 2019. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
A fantastic performance from trombonist George Lewis and saxophonist Roscoe Mitchell – two AACM masters working together here in classic formation, but with a few great surprises along the way! One of those surprises is the Voyager – a computer-driven piano that was taught ... read more CD

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George Lewis & The NOW OrchestraShadowgraph Series – Compositions For Creative Orchestra ... CD
Spool (Canada), 1999. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print.)

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George Lewis/Turk MurphyGeorge Lewis & Turk Murphy At Newport ... LP
Verve, 1957. Near Mint- ... $5.99
One side features a group led by George Lewis on clarinet – with Joe Robichaux on piano and Jack Willis on trumpet – the other features a group led by trombonist Turk Murphy, with Bill Dapier on clarinet and Larry Conger on trumpet. ... LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Records Inc pressing with trumpeter logo and deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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Gregory LewisOrgan Monk Blue ... CD
Gregory Lewis, 2017. Used ... $5.99
... CD

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John LewisEssence – John Lewis Plays The Compositions & Arrangements Of Gary McFarland ... LP
Atlantic, 1964. Near Mint- ... $7.99
John Lewis takes on the music of Gary McFarland – working here in a very cool set of McFarland compositions and arrangements – often with a lot more tone, color, and feeling than usual for a Lewis album! John often punctuates his piano notes, almost as if he's using vibes – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green and blue label pressing.)

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John LewisEuropean Windows (70s pressing) ... LP
RCA, 1958. Near Mint- ... $2.99
A bit of an obscure session, but the first of John Lewis' works for a larger jazz orchestra – recorded with a lineup that includes larger strings and woodwinds next to rhythm backing by Percy Heath and Connie Kay of the MJQ! The tracks are all longer originals arranged by Lewis – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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John LewisGarden Of Delight/Delaunay's Dilemma ... CD
EmArcy (Germany), 1988. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Garden Of Delight/Delaunay's Dilemma ... LP 7.99

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John LewisGarden Of Delight/Delaunay's Dilemma ... LP
EmArcy, 1988. Sealed ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Dutch pressing.)
Also available Garden Of Delight/Delaunay's Dilemma ... CD 9.99

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John LewisJazz Abstractions ... LP
Atlantic, 1960. Very Good ... $14.99
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 LewisJohn Lewis Album – with Putte Wickman & Red Mitchell (Japanese pressing) ... LP
Finesse (Japan), 1981. Near Mint- ... $28.99
A really unusual album from MJQ pianist John Lewis – a set recorded in Sweden with Red Mitchell on bass and Putte Wickman on clarinet – no other instrumentation at all! Wickman is a hell of a player, and the warmth of Mitchell's bass really builds a bridge between his instrument and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes obi.)

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✨✧ John LewisJohn Lewis Piano (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1957. Used ... Just Sold Out!
One of the strongest sessions recorded by pianist John Lewis in the 50s – a date that shows depths of his talents that run even greater than his work with the Modern Jazz Quartet, quite possibly because is work on piano is at the forefront of the record throughout! There's a sense of ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi!)

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John Lewis & The New QuartetSlavic Smile (French pressing) ... LP
RCA (France), 1982. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A really compelling later session from John Lewis – one that has the pianist working with Bobby Hutcherson, who turns out to be a surprisingly great partner for his talents! The mix of Hutcherson's vibes and Lewis' piano is really great – and Bobby hits this slow, brooding style that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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
(Heavy black label Pacific Jazz pressing with deep groove. Back cover has wear and aging.)

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Meade Lux LewisOut Of The Roaring Twenties ... LP
ABC, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $2.99
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(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Mel LewisDefinitive Thad Jones ... CD
Amerco/Music Masters, 1988. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Two small cutout holes through the case & artwork.)

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✨✧ Mel LewisDefinitive Thad Jones Vol 2 – Live From The Village Vanguard ... CD
Amerco/BMG, 1988. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Mel LewisMel Lewis & Friends ... LP
Horizon, 1976. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $3.99
An excellent solo set as a leader from drummer Mel Lewis – one that reminds us that he can still cook very strongly away from his big band with trumpeter Thad Jones! The set has Lewis in different groupings with an excellent set of the friends mentioned in the title – a top-shelf ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear and a name in marker.)

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Mel LewisMel Lewis Sextet ... LP
Mode, 1957. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A classic late 50s side from the Mode label – and one of those great LA sessions that was almost more noteworthy for the sidemen than the leader! Drummer Mel Lewis heads up the group, sure, but the real strength of the set is in its three piece frontline – which features Charlie ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s VSOP pressing.)

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✨✧ Mel LewisMellifluous ... LP
Gatemouth, 1981. Near Mint- ... $8.99
A later date from drummer Mel Lewis – and a great reminder that he could still make some wonderful music when away from his big band with Thad Jones! The set's a quintet outing, with a surprisingly fluid feel for rhythm – one that almost has Mel coming across like some of the hip young ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Mel LewisMellifluous (with bonus track) ... CD
Gatemouth/Landmark, 1981. Used ... $4.99
A later date from drummer Mel Lewis – and a great reminder that he could still make some wonderful music when away from his big band with Thad Jones! The set's a quintet outing, with a surprisingly fluid feel for rhythm – one that almost has Mel coming across like some of the hip young ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Mel LewisSoft Lights Hot Music ... CD
Music Masters, 1988. Used ... $12.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Mel Lewis & The Jazz Orchestra/Bob BrookmeyerBob Brookmeyer – Composer Arranger ... LP
Gryphon, 1980. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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(Cover has some surface wear.)

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Ramsey LewisAnother Voyage ... CD
Verve/Chess, 1969. Used ... $11.99
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 CD
(Out of print.)
 
 



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