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Ken VandermarkFurniture Music ... CD
Okka Disk, 2003. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
One of the most striking albums we've heard in years from Ken Vandermark – an album of solo tracks, recorded in the living room of his home, with a wonderfully introspective and exploratory quality! The album instantly achieves a place in a legacy of solo reed work that includes seminal ... read more CD

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Ken VandermarkMark In The Water ... CD
Not Two, 2011. Used Gatefold ... $9.99
Ken Vandermark on clarinet, bass clarinet, and tenor saxophone. CD

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Ken VandermarkUnexpected Alchemy (7CD set) ... CD
Not Two (Poland), 2019. New Copy 7CD ... $74.99
The title definitely gets it right – as the set's documents unexpected alchemy between reedman Ken Vandermark and a wonderful blend of improvisers – all recorded over the space of a few days in the Polish city of Krakow! The set's something of a follow-up to Vandermark's massive ... read more CD
(In a beautiful fold-out package with individual paper sleeves.)

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Ken Vandermark/Pandelis KarayorgisForeground Music ... CD
Okka Disk, 2007. Used ... $9.99
Some of the most beautiful, introspective work we've heard in years from Ken Vandermark – spare duets with pianist Pandelis Karayorgis – done in a mode that almost recalls the best experiments of Lee Konitz or Jimmy Giuffre from many years back! The sound is spare, but never too sleepy ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Vandermark 5Color Of Memory ... CD
Atavistic, 2005. Used 2 CDs ... $11.99
A great double-length set by the Vandermark 5 – and a prime example of the ever-growing strength of the ensemble in recent years! Although headed by saxophonist Ken Vandermark, the ensemble's a very equally-matched batch of players – and really works as a unit on the session, crafting ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Vandermark 5Discontinuous Line ... CD
Atavistic, 2006. Used ... $8.99
Another bold stroke of genius from Ken Vandermark – one of the greatest living jazz musicians around, and a talent we're always proud to have living in our city! The Vandermark 5 somehow sound even more dynamic than before – working with a Mingus-like intensity, and hitting a sonic ... read more CD

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Vandermark 5Simpatico ... CD
Atavistic, 1999. Used ... $9.99
The intensity of this group keeps on growing with each release – and this one is a blinding array of influences, tributes, and incredibly tight musicianship. The recording differs from earlier ones in that it's got a strongly pronounced guitar, played by Jeb Bishop, who also doubles on ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ville Vannemaa CassiopeiaVille Vannemaa Cassiopeia (10 inch) ... 12-inch
Jazzaggression (Finland), 2020. New Copy (pic cover)... $8.99
A group with players that you probably can't pronounce, but a sound that will grab you right away – a fantastic combination of vibes, saxes, and trombone – all set to some really great modal rhythms! The combo is led by Ville Vannemaa, who blows tenor and bass clarinet – but the ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited to 250 copies.)

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Vario 34Vario 34-3 ... CD
Corbett vs. Dempsey, 2021. New Copy Gatefold ... $12.99 15.00
Vario is a great name for this project – as for over four decades, German improviser Gunter Christmann has been getting together various groups of various improvisers – a shifting array that's continued to make some amazing music over the years, most of which has yet to be discovered by ... read more CD

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Nana Vasconcelos & Agustin Pereyra LucenaIncredible Nana (with bonus download) ... LP
Tonodisc/Altercat (Germany), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99
Some of the earliest recordings of Brazilian percussionist Nana Vasconcelos – an artist who'd go on to have a huge history in jazz, including famous work with Pat Metheny on ECM! This set has Nana very much in his roots – playing first on a stunning solo percussion track that mixes ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Sarah VaughanIt's A Man's World ... CD
Mercury (Japan), 1967. Used ... $9.99
A pretty obscure Sarah Vaughn album – and a nice one! The album's got Sarah singing with arrangements by Hal Mooney, who'd done work for her before in a more standard way, and who here is opening up a bit, at times almost hitting a groovy late 60s mode. Players in the group include Bob ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Sarah VaughanSassy Swings The Tivoli (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Mercury/EmArcy, 1963. Used 2 CDs ... $24.99
2CD version – with 31 tracks in all – way more than the original album! (Vocalists, Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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Gerald VeasleySoul Control ... CD
Heads Up, 1997. Used ... $4.99
Features guest vocals from Philip Bailey and Dianne Reeves – plus Grover Washington Jr. on alto. Tracks include "Earthworm", "Deeper", "Carolina", and "Quiet Storm". CD

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Ray VegaSqueeze Squeeze ... CD
Palmetto, 2004. Used ... $4.99
Ray Vega on trumpet, cowell, shekere, and percussion, Igor Atalita on piano, Gregg August on acoustic bass, Bobby Porcelli on alto saxophone, Wilson Corniel on congas, shelere, and percussion, and Adam Weber on drums and shekere. CD

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Venom Meets Marco Di MarcoImages ... CD
Modern Jazz/Arision (UK), 2007. Used ... $9.99
Jazzy grooves galore – and a wonderful re-visitation of the piano-driven grooves recorded by Italian jazzman Marco Di Marco! The set features mostly work from Marco's My London Friends album with Nathan Haines, reworked by DJ Venom – but all in ways that still retain the depth and ... (New Grooves, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Charles Ventura QuartetDark Eyes/Ever So Thoughtful ... 78 RPM
Savoy, 1945. Very Good ... $1.99
(78 RPM, Jazz) 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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Charlie VenturaFYI (10-inch) ... LP
EmArcy, Early 50s. Very Good- ... $14.99
Proof that Charlie Ventura was one of the hippest talents on the tenor of his generation – a sharp-edged batch of tunes that hang perfectly between bop and swing, played with some very cool touches! The lineup features Bill Harris on trombone, Charlie Shavers on trumpet, and Ralph Burns on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label drummer logo pressing with deep groove. Cover has wear and aging, with some sooty smudges, and a small split in the bottom seam.)

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Joe Venuti & Zoot SimsJoe Venuti & Zoot Sims ... CD
Chiaroscuro, 1975. Used ... $9.99
Zoot Sims really makes the album cook – adding in a lot more bop sensibility than you might expect on an album with violinist Joe Venuti – and really bringing in a heck of a lot of soul, thanks to his raspy tone on the tenor! The set's got a nicely jumping sort of feel – with ... read more CD

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Harry VerbekeShort Speech ... CD
Timeless/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $7.99
Fantastic work from a tenorist who doesn't always get his due on our side of the Atlantic – but who was a key part of the Dutch jazz scene from his work in the Diamond Five onwards! Harry Verbeke's got a quality that's maybe a bit like Sonny Stitt – initially familiar at first glance, ... read more CD
(Part of the "Solid Records – Jazz Giants" series!)

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Verve Jazz EnsembleThe VJE – Very Live ... CD
Verve Jazz Ensemble, 2020. Used ... $6.99
Featuring Josh Feldstein on drums, Jon Blanck on tenor sax, Tatum Greenblatt on trumpet, Chris DeAngelis on bass, and Steve Einerson on piano. CD

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Edward Vesala, Antero Honkanen, & OthersOde To Marilyn ... CD
Svart (Finland), 1973. New Copy ... $9.99 17.99
A tribute to Marilyn Monroe, but one that's way different than you might expect – as the music here is highly electronic, and often quite dark – served up in a mix of experimental and jazz-based modes by a very unusual Finnish group from the early 70s! The quintet features drummer ... (Out Sound, Jazz) read more CD

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Vibration Black FingerCan You See What I'm Trying To Say ... CD
Jazzman (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
The deepest work to date from Vibration Black Finger – a group headed up by UK drummer Lascelle Gordon, and who effortlessly mix together acoustic jazz elements and other sonic elements – very much in the best spirit of some of their contemporaries on the London scene! Gordon's drums ... read more CD
Also available Can You See What I'm Trying To Say ... LP 14.99

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Vibration Black FingerCan You See What I'm Trying To Say ... LP
Jazzman (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $14.99 29.99
The deepest work to date from Vibration Black Finger – a group headed up by UK drummer Lascelle Gordon, and who effortlessly mix together acoustic jazz elements and other sonic elements – very much in the best spirit of some of their contemporaries on the London scene! Gordon's drums ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Can You See What I'm Trying To Say ... CD 6.99

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Geoff VidalShe Likes That ... CD
Geoff Vidal, 2010. Used ... $8.99
Features Makaya McCraven on drums – who also produced the album. CD

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Sidiel VieiraQuinteto ... CD
Sidiel Vieira (Brazil), 2012. Used ... $4.99
Sidiel Vieira on acoustic bass, Sidmar Vieira on trumpet, Jefferson Rodrigues on saxophone, Felipe Silveira on piano & Serginho Machado on drums. CD

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Emil ViklickyFunky Way Of Emil Viklicky ... CD
Vampi Soul (Spain), Late 70s/1980s. Used ... $9.99
A decade's worth of grooves from keyboardist Emil Viklicky – one of the funkiest cats working behind the Iron Curtain during the 70s! Viklicky plays a variety of keyboards, and even a bit of vibes too – working with fusion combos Energit and SHQ – but also jamming strongly as a ... read more CD

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Leroy VinnegarWalkin' The Basses ... CD
Contemporary, 1992. Used ... $9.99
Leroy Vinnegar on bass, Geoff Lee on piano, Mel Brown on drums, and Curtis Craft on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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ViriditasViriditas ... CD
Eschatology, 2016. Used ... $6.99
Features Ben Cohen on tenor and soprano sax, Ross Gallagher on bass, and Deric Dickens on drums. CD
(Packaged in a slim paper sleeve. Cover has a lightly bent corner.)

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Miroslav VitousMajesty Music ... CD
Arista/Wounded Bird, 1976. New Copy ... $6.99 11.98
One of the great ones from bassist Miroslav Vitous – a musician you might know from more atmospheric moments, but artist who could really be funky when he wanted! The album's got this righteous groove that really matches the energy of Miroslav's Magical Shepherd album from the same time ... read more CD

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Eraldo VolonteMy Point Of View (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Rearward/Schema (Italy), 1963. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
A rare treasure from the early 60s Italian jazz scene – one of the earlier albums we've heard from tenor sax player Eraldo Volonte, even though he'd been active in the Italy's jazz landscape for a number of years by this point – and it's really beautiful stuff! A veteran of the Italian ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Heinz Von Moisy/Manfred BurzlaffOn Tour ... LP
Von Moizy/Burzlaff (Germany), 1985. Near Mint- ... $24.99
With special guests Silvie Kronewald and Paul B Engel. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is lightly bent at the top right corner.)

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Alexander Von SchlippenbachPayan ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... $16.99
Beautiful solo material from of the greatest avant European pianists of the past 50 years – a musician that we'd rank right up there with Cecil Taylor for his sense of freedom on the keys – but who's even more amazing given his tighter focus at times, and his richer sense of jazz ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)

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Alexander Von Schlippenbach/Dag Magnus NarvesenLiminal Field ... CD
Not Two (Poland), 2018. New Copy ... $8.99
Exactly the kind of record that first made us fall in love with the piano of Alexander Von Schlippenbach – a set that has a jagged but freewheeling sort of vibe – improvised, but with that inherent musicality that can make Schlippenbach's piano come across in tuneful ways, even in such ... read more CD

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Sokratis Votskos QuartetSketching The Unknown (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Jazzman (UK), 2019. New Copy (pic cover)... $14.99
A great global bit of spiritual jazz from reedman Sokratis Votskos – who works here in a style that not only follows some great European traditions of modal jazz, but which also resonates with some of the deeper roots of Greek music too! Sokratis plays soprano sax and bass clarinet – ... (Jazz, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavyweight vinyl pressing with download!)

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VSOP (Herbie Hancock, et al)Five Stars ... CD
Sony/Wounded Bird, 1979. New Copy ... $6.99 11.98
A killer album by this legendary jazz supergroup – a Japanese-only set that we'd rank right up there with some of Herbie Hancock's Japanese albums from the same time! The group features Herbie on piano, Wayne Shorter on tenor, Freddie Hubbard on trumpet, Ron Carter on bass, and Tony Williams ... read more CD

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VSOP (Herbie Hancock, et al)Live Under The Sky (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), 1979. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 19.99
Originally a Japanese-only session – and one of the best records ever by this legendary 70s jazz super-group – a real return to acoustic jazz roots, with a lineup that includes Herbie Hancock on piano, Wayne Shorter on tenor, Freddie Hubbard on trumpet, Ron Carter on bass, and Tony ... read more CD

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Larry Vuckovich with Jon HendricksCast Your Fate ... LP
PAJ, 1982. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Featuring Jon Hendricks on vocals, Hein Van De Geyn on bass, Gaylord Birch on drums, and Kenneth Nash on percussion. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp, a trace of a price sticker, and light wear. Vinyl is NM-, but has a short click on "I'll Walk Alone".)

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Phil WachsmannWriting In Water ... CD
Bead/Corbett vs. Dempsey, 1985. New Copy ... $8.99 15.00
A really overlooked album from one of the most understated players on the UK improvising scene of the 70s and 80s – violinist Phil Wachsmann, who works here in a fantastic array of sounds and styles! Phil plays violin, but also uses a fair bit of electronics – and the result is partly ... read more CD
(Nice LP sleeve edition!)

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✨✧ Mal WaldronComplete Mal Waldron Quintets On Black Saint & Soul Note (Git Go/Seagulls of Kristiansund/Crowd Scene/Where Are You) (4CD set) ... CD
Black Saint (Italy), 1980s/Early 90s. Used 4 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
Tremendous work from Mal Waldron – four later albums that have him hitting a whole new level of power! Waldron's always been a compelling artist – from his 50s hardbop work to his 60s modern moments to his rich array of overseas recordings in the 70s. But on these 80s sides for Black ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Mal WaldronMingus Lives ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $16.99
Not a Charles Mingus tribute album, as you might guess from the title – but instead, a wonderful session of solo piano work from the great Mal Waldron – one that's full of long tracks spun out beautifully in a live setting – all with a strong sense of freedom, but also a very ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)

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Mal WaldronOne-Upmanship ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... $13.99
An excellent 70s European session recorded by Mal Waldron – one that shows off some of his more avant jazz inclinations at the time! The group's a searing one, with an unusual combination of players – Steve Lacy on soprano sax, Manfred Schoof on trumpet, Jimmy Woode on bass, and Makaya ... read more CD
(Part of the "Solid Records – Jazz Giants" series!)

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Mal WaldronTouch Of The Blues ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... $16.99
There's maybe a touch of the blues here – but the results, as usual for Mal Waldron, are completely different overall – which makes for a really magical moment from a time that was a real creative high point in Waldron's career! All tracks are long originals by Mal – played with ... read more CD
(Part of the "Enja – Real Jazz Classics" series!)

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Mal WaldronWhat It Is ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1981. New Copy ... $16.99
A great one from pianist Mal Waldron – a set that marks that renewed sense of energy he found as the 80s approached – a move back to some tighter forms in terms of the inside/outside edge of the improvisational spectrum – but still with some of the freer spirit he'd unlocked in ... read more CD
(Part of the "Enja – Real Jazz Classics" series!)

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Greg WallLater Prophets ... CD
Tzadik, 2004. Used ... $9.99
Greg Wall on tenor saxophone and clarinet, Shari Bachar on keyboards, Gary Lucas on guitar, and Aaron Alexander on drums. CD

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Bennie WallaceFourteen Bar Blues ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $16.99
Great early work from tenorist Bennie Wallace – a set that's got a really nice edge, and which is a nice contrast to some of Bennie's smoother work in years to come! The format's a trio – ala the important Sonny Rollins mode – with Eddie Gomez on bass and Eddie Moore on drums ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja Real Jazz Classics series!)

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Bennie WallaceLive At The Public Theater (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $16.99
A beautiful live album from a time when saxophonist Bennie Wallace had a mighty nice edge – this raw, raspy quality that really shines through here – thanks to a stripped-down trio setting that features Eddie Gomez on bass and Dannie Richmond on drums! The album's a lot freer at times ... read more CD
(Part of the "Enja – Real Jazz Classics" series!)

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Lloyd Wallace TrioNew Thing ... LP
Duo, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $24.99
A killer organ trio record from the south side of Chicago – issued here on a tiny label that mostly released funky 45s! Lloyd Wallace is a screamin Hammond player in a mode that's right in the style you'd hear in some tiny lounge in the city – and he's playing here with Billy Mitchell, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light aging around the edges, but is great overall.)

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Fats WallerComplete Thomas Fats Waller & His Rhythm 1934 to 1943 Vol 5 – 1936 ... CD
King Jazz (Switzerland), 1936. Used ... $6.99
25 songs. CD
(Out of print.)

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Per Henrik Wallin/Torbjorn Hultcrantz/Leif WennerstromWhere Is Spring ... CD
Dragon (Sweden), 1989. Used ... $9.99
With Wallin on piano, Hultcrantz on bass, and Wennerstrom on drums. CD

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George Wallington & Phil WoodsLeonard Feather Presents 52nd Street (aka Preents Bop) ... LP
Interlude, 1958. Very Good ... $24.99
An unusual session, given the date – as 1957 would hardly be the year that anyone would need to "present bop" – but a great one nonetheless, and a record that we'd rank right up there with the best work of pianist George Wallington! The album's noteworthy not only because it's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red/orange vinyl pressing – pink label stereo pressing with deep groove. Top and bottom cover seams have a tiny amount of splitting, but are great overall.)

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Jack WalrathDemons In Pursuit ... LP
Gatemouth, 1979. Near Mint- ... $19.99
An obscure one from this well-known trumpeter – featuring John Scofield on guitar, Jim McNeely on piano and organ, Ray Drummond on bass, and Dannie Richmond on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert. Cover has minimal wear, a small center split in the top seam, and is bent a bit at the top left corner.)

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Nick WaltersActive Imagination ... CD
22A (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $5.99 14.99
We really loved Nick Walters the last time around, and on this set the trumpeter seems to be even more visionary than before – really going for this expansive approach to his music, and serving things up with a vibe that maybe makes him one of the most spiritual leaders on the contemporary ... read more CD

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Cedar WaltonBluesville Time ... CD
Criss Cross (Holland), 1989. Used ... $12.99
With Cedar Walton on piano, Dale Barlow on tenor sax, David Williams on bass, Billy Higgins on drums. Tracks include "Rubberman", "Naima", "I Remember Clifford", and "Without A Song". CD

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Cedar WaltonEastern Rebellion 3 ... CD
Timeless/Solid (Japan), 1979. Used ... $14.99
The lesser-known third album by Cedar Walton's landmark Eastern Rebellion combo – one of the most important indie soul jazz groups of the late 70s, still going strong on this set! The lineup is still the same as on the second set – with Bob Berg on tenor, Curtis Fuller on trombone, and ... read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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Cedar WaltonNaima – Live At Boomer's (Night At Boomers Vol 1 & 2) ... CD
Savoy, 1973. Used ... $14.99
A helluva great CD – one that brings together both volumes of the legendary Night At Boomers live dates on Muse Records from the 70s! The core material is a great little session of soul jazz – and very much in a classic mode, but with touches of the Strata East sound of the 70s. ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ WanubalePhosphenes ... LP
Agogo (Germany), 2019. Sealed 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99
A funk band with horns, but one with a very different feel than the rest – as these guys have arrangements that are nicely complicated up top – in a way that has the horns moving in all these really wonderful, colorful sort of ways! Instead of the usual inspirations from 60s soul or ... (Deep Funk, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed copy!)

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David S WareCorridors & Parallels ... CD
Aum Fidelity, 2001. Used ... $9.99
Features David S Ware on tenor – with Matthew Shipp on keyboards, William Parker on bass, and Guillermo Brown on drums. CD

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John Warren Big BandLive – Sparkasse in Concert II/76 ... LP
Sparkasse Bremen (Germany), 1976. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $89.99
Led by baritone player John Warren, with members including Harry Beckett, Henry Lowther, Martin Drover, Malcolm Griffiths, Paul Nieman, Ray Warleigh, Alan Skidmore, Stan Sulzman, John Taylor, Jeff Clyne, and Alan Jackson. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small name in pen written inside the gatefold, some aging, and a bit of wear and gloss peel along the spine.)

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Dinah WashingtonDynamic Dinah! – The Great Voice Of Dinah Washington (10-inch) ... LP
Mercury, Early 50s. Very Good- ... $11.99
An early Dinah Washington 10-inch on Mercury, includes "Embraceable You", "Stairway To The Stars", "Harbour Lights", "How Deep Is The Ocean", and more. (Vocalists, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing. Cover has some wear and aging, sooty smudges, and some pencil on back.)

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Grover WashingtonGrover Live (180 gram gold vinyl pressing) (2020 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Lightyear, 1997. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $19.99 34.99
Late live material from Grover Washington – previously unreleased, and proof that the saxophone master was still plenty darn soulful towards the end of his career! The instrumentation reminds us a bit of Grover's early 80s dates for Elektra – a bit more keyboard driven than some of his ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)

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Grover Washington JrAll My Tomorrows/Soulful Strut/Breath Of Heaven ... CD
Columbia/BGO (UK), 1994/1996/1997. New Copy 3CDs ... $9.99 16.99
A trio of 90s albums from Grover Washington! All My Tomorrows is an overlooked gem from reedman Grover – recorded in his later years, but a set that's actually got more of an acoustic style overall – one that goes back to the roots farther than any of Grover's fusion records! ... read more CD

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✨✧ Grover Washington JrBest Is Yet To Come ... LP
Elektra, 1982. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Grover Washington JrFeels So Good ... LP
Kudu, 1975. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
An incredible batch of electric funk from Grover Washington Jr – easily one of his best albums ever! The record really picks up from the sweet CTI sound of the 70s – taking Bob James arrangements with a lot of space and electric keyboards, and letting Groover blow some wonderfully ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s Motown reissue. Cover has bumped corners.)

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✨✧ Grover Washington JrParadise ... LP
Elektra, 1979. Near Mint- ... $6.99
One of those records you see so much it's easy to forget how great it is! Grover's a real genius with the sax on this record – taking a "less is more" cue from Stanley Turrentine's 70s work, and toning down his playing to an even tighter style than on the Kudu albums of earlier ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Kamasi WashingtonBecoming – Music From The Netflix Documentary ... CD
Young Turks, 2020. New Copy ... $14.99 15.99
Really great work from saxophone genius Kamasi Washington – music that's very different than the longform sounds of his epic sets – yet very beautiful too, and clearly showing off a whole new feather in Kamasi's mighty cap! As you can tell from the title, the work is music for a ... read more CD
Also available Becoming – Music From The Netflix Documentary ... LP 21.99

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Kamasi WashingtonBecoming – Music From The Netflix Documentary ... LP
Young Turks, 2020. New Copy ... $21.99 22.99
Really great work from saxophone genius Kamasi Washington – music that's very different than the longform sounds of his epic sets – yet very beautiful too, and clearly showing off a whole new feather in Kamasi's mighty cap! As you can tell from the title, the work is music for a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Becoming – Music From The Netflix Documentary ... CD 14.99

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Kamasi WashingtonEpic (3CD set) ... CD
Brainfeeder, 2015. New Copy 3 CDs ... $26.99 28.98
A modern day spiritual jazz treasure – completely wonderful all the way through, and a set you might well file proudly next to your classics from John Coltrane and Pharoah Sanders! The record's as epic as it promises in the title – a three volume journey in jazz, headed by tenorist ... read more CD

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Kamasi WashingtonHarmony Of Difference ... CD
Young Turks, 2017. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Pure fantasticness from the great Kamasi Washington – a set that's much more compact than his sprawling Epic, but which has an equally wonderful vibe overall! The album features material that Washington performed at the Whitney Biennial – to accompany paintings by his sister – ... read more CD
Also available Harmony Of Difference ... LP 16.99

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Kamasi WashingtonHarmony Of Difference ... LP
Young Turks, 2017. New Copy ... $16.99 17.98
Pure fantasticness from the great Kamasi Washington – a set that's much more compact than his sprawling Epic, but which has an equally wonderful vibe overall! The album features material that Washington performed at the Whitney Biennial – to accompany paintings by his sister – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Kamasi WashingtonHeaven & Earth (3CDs – includes bonus CD) ... CD
Young Turks, 2018. New Copy 3 CDs ... $23.99 24.98
Truly tremendous work from saxophonist Kamasi Washington – a set that may well even blow away his groundbreaking Epic album – given the scope of soul and spirit in the music! As with the previous project, this one's double-length, but maybe feels even more fitted to the mode – as ... read more CD
(The bonus CD is hidden in the middle section of the foldout cover – you'll need to cut it open at the seam to find this hidden gem!)
Also available Heaven & Earth (5LPs – includes bonus LP) ... LP 61.99

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Kamasi WashingtonHeaven & Earth (5LPs – includes bonus LP) ... LP
Young Turks, 2018. New Copy 5LPs ... $61.99 65.98
Truly tremendous work from saxophonist Kamasi Washington – a set that may well even blow away his groundbreaking Epic album – given the scope of soul and spirit in the music! As with the previous project, this one's double-length, but maybe feels even more fitted to the mode – as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(The bonus LP is hidden in the middle section of the foldout cover – you'll need to tear the perforated seam to find this hidden gem!)
Also available Heaven & Earth (3CDs – includes bonus CD) ... CD 23.99

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Tyrone WashingtonDo Right ... CD
Blue Labor/P-Vine (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $22.99
A set of sweet funky jams from saxophonist Tyrone Washington – a player who's probably known best for his late 60s session for Blue Note, but whose heard here in an electrified mode with plenty of choppy rhythms on the bottom – very much in the spirit of some of the best Gary Bartz work ... read more CD

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Marcin WasilewskiJanuary ... CD
ECM, 2007. Used ... $8.99
Features Marcin Wasilewski on piano, with Slawomir Kurkiewicz on bass and Michal Miskiewicz on drums. CD
(BMG music club pressing.)

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Julian & Roman WasserfuhrGravity ... CD
Act (Germany), 2011. Used ... $9.99
Julian Wasserfuhr on trumpet and flugelhorn, Roman Wasserfuhr on piano, celesta, and synthesizer, Lars Danielsson on bass, cello, and guitar, and Wolfgang Haffner on drums. CD

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Sadao WatanabeFill Up The Night ... CD
Elektra/WEA (France), 1983. Used ... $8.99
Sadao Watanabe on alto saxophone, Marcus Miller on bass, Steve Gadd on drums, Eric Gale on guitar, Richard Tee on keyboards, and Paul Griffin on synthesizer. CD
(Out of print.)

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Sadao WatanabeParker's Mood – Sadao Watanabe Live At Bravas Club 85 ... CD
Elektra, 1985. Used ... $11.99
A great back-to-basics set for Sadao Watanabe – a live date that almost echoes the spirit of one of his youthful Columbia sessions in Japan! The group features James Williams on piano, Charnett Moffett on bass, and Jeff Waits on drums – and Sadao blows alto on titles that include " ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Sadao Watanabe & Charlie MarianoNabesada & Charlie (Japanese pressing) ... LP
Victor (Japan), Late 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $39.99
A rare look at a little-known chapter in the career of Charlie Mariano – recordings made while living in Japan in the late 60s, done in the company of up-and-coming Japanese reedman Sadao Watanabe! The pair seem perfectly matched here – no surprise, given that both players are ones ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese gatefold pressing!)

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Benny WatersBlue Waters ... LP
Supraphon (Czech Republic), 1976. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Features American saxophonist Benny Waters working with a group of Czech musicians – on titles that include "The Not Knowing Lover", "Blop Blop", "Candy", "Zigin & Zagin", and "Blue Waters". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear, a small bit of splitting on the bottom seam, and a small bit of flaking in the laminate near the top.)

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Ethel WatersChronological Ethel Waters 1929 to 1931 ... CD
Classics (France), Late 20s/Early 30s. Used ... $14.99
With Benny Goodman on clarinet, Tommy Dorsey on trombone, Joe Venuti on violin, and Pearl Wright on piano. Tracks include "Shoo Shoo Boogie Boo", "Georgia Blues", "True Blue Lou", "My Kind Of Man", and "When Your Lover Has Gone". (Vocalists, Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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Patty WatersCollege Tour ... CD
ESP/ZYX, 1966. Used ... $9.99
One of a rare few albums ever from singer Patty Waters – an extremely experimental vocalist who was part of the mid 60s ESP Records scene! Patty was one of the first to ever go way past conventional singing – and work more in a vocalizing style that had just begun in avant classical ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Patty WatersPatty Waters Sings ... CD
ESP/ZYX (Germany), 1966. Used ... $9.99
One of 2 ESP sessions by Patty Waters – one of the most groundbreaking vocalists of the 60s, and a singer with a style that mixed equal parts jazz and folk! In a way, Patty's got a sound that's somewhat like Nina Simone at her best – in that she dominates a tune completely, singing as ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Bobby WatsonAt The Gouvy Festival – In The Groove ... CD
Challenge/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 2000. New Copy ... $16.99
Alto genius Bobby Watson is sporting a haircut that's a bit dated on the cover, but sounding completely classic on this excellent live set from the European scene of the 90s – material that stands as a really nice contrast to some of his work in the studio! Bobby's always got such a tight, ... read more CD

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Bobby WatsonKeepin It Real ... CD
Smoke Sessions, 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 17.99
Bobby Watson's always keeping it real in our book – as the alto saxophonist maybe hasn't made a bad record ever, and has continued to turn out the sort of fantastic music we loved right when he was an up-and-comer in an 80s version of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers! Here, Bobby's working with ... read more CD

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Frances WayneWarm Sound ... LP
Atlantic, 1957. Near Mint- ... $34.99
A wonderful little record from Frances Wayne – thanks to some great arrangements from Neal Hefti! Hefti's approach here is just perfect – not as over the top as his work with Count Basie, but with the right blend of sophistication and soulfulness to make Wayne sound great – ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese Warner-Pioneer pressing, P-6133A. Includes the insert. Cover has some wear and aging.)

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Weather ReportHeavy Weather ... LP
CBS, 1977. Very Good+ ... $19.99
One of the biggest hits ever for Weather Report – thanks to Joe Zawinul's leadoff track "Birdland" – one of those tunes that entered the canon immediately, and saw countless covers pop up over the years – kind of a rare thing for a jazz tune at this point in time! The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing with 1E matrix and Artisan stamp.)

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Weather ReportMysterious Traveller (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1974. Used ... $29.99
A new sense of focus in the Weather Report sound – that building, soaring groove that would become the group's trademark in the mid 70s – offered up here in one of it's first and finest examples! The approach is one to describe accurately on paper – but which is instantly ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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✨✧ Weather ReportNight Passage ... LP
Columbia, 1980. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Includes the title track, "Dream Clock", "Port Of Entry", "Fast City", "Madagascar" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Weather ReportOriginal Album Classics (I Sing The Body Electric/Sweetnighter/Mysterious Traveller/Black Market/Night Passage) (5CD set) ... CD
Columbia (UK), 1974/1977/1980/1982/1984. Used 5 CDs ... $16.99
A decade's worth of work by Weather Report – presented in a cool package that features 5 albums in 5 tiny LP-styled sleeves! The music here captures the group at some key points in their career – the mid 70s heights of I Sing The Body Electric and Sweetnighter – and some of the ... read more CD

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Weather ReportSweetnighter ... CD
Columbia, 1973. Used ... $4.99
One of our favorite albums ever from Weather Report – an album that has them picking up a bit more soul than before, and shaking off some of the experimental sounds of their roots – yet all in a way that still makes them one of the most revolutionary fusion combos of the time! There's ... read more CD
Also available Sweetnighter ... LP 19.99

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Weather ReportSweetnighter ... LP
Columbia, 1973. Near Mint- ... $19.99
One of our favorite albums ever from Weather Report – an album that has them picking up a bit more soul than before, and shaking off some of the experimental sounds of their roots – yet all in a way that still makes them one of the most revolutionary fusion combos of the time! There's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover is lightly faded at about 2 inches along the spine.)
Also available Sweetnighter ... CD 4.99

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✨✧ Weather ReportWeather Report (1982) ... LP
Columbia, 1982. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A self-titled early 80s set from Weather Report – not to be confused with the group's debut over a decade before – and one that still has key core members Wayne Shorter, Joe Zawinul, and Jaco Pastorius in place! Shorter's reeds seem even more angular than before – really chopping ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Weather ReportWeather Report (1982) (Half-Speed Master) ... LP
Columbia, 1982. Very Good+ ... $33.99
A self-titled early 80s set from Weather Report – not to be confused with the group's debut over a decade before – and one that still has key core members Wayne Shorter, Joe Zawinul, and Jaco Pastorius in place! Shorter's reeds seem even more angular than before – really chopping ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and an unglued bottom seam.)

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Roscoe WeathersI'll Remember ... CD
Jazzman (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
Really wonderful work from a very overlooked talent – reedman Roscoe Weathers, a player who worked the west coast in the 60s before settling in LA – then led a group with a very strong flute sound in the lead! Roscoe's music here has plenty of echoes of the spiritualism of Yusef Lateef ... read more CD
Also available I'll Remember ... LP 25.99

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Roscoe WeathersI'll Remember ... LP
Jazzman (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 29.99
Really wonderful work from a very overlooked talent – reedman Roscoe Weathers, a player who worked the west coast in the 60s before settling in LA – then led a group with a very strong flute sound in the lead! Roscoe's music here has plenty of echoes of the spiritualism of Yusef Lateef ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available I'll Remember ... CD 8.99

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Art WebbLove Eyes ... CD
Atlantic/Wounded Bird, 1977. New Copy ... $6.99 11.99
Sweet funky flute from Art Webb – an overlooked 70s jazz player who's probably best known for his Latin fusion work, but who really shines here in a more soul-based setting! This set shows Art working strongly in a mode that references that part of his career, yet also has him stepping into ... read more CD
Also available Love Eyes ... CD 3.99

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Art WebbLove Eyes ... CD
Atlantic/Wounded Bird, 1977. Used ... $3.99
Sweet funky flute from Art Webb – an overlooked 70s jazz player who's probably best known for his Latin fusion work, but who really shines here in a more soul-based setting! This set shows Art working strongly in a mode that references that part of his career, yet also has him stepping into ... read more CD
Also available Love Eyes ... CD 6.99

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Doug WebbApples & Oranges ... CD
Posi tone, 2020. New Copy ... $11.99 15.99
Forget the cover, which is maybe a bit too sweet for our taste – and instead imagine some sort of vintage Prestige Records soul jazz image on the front – because the set's a tremendous batch of tenor and organ numbers throughout! Tenorist Doug Webb has recorded with Hammond organ ... read more CD

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Eberhard Weber ColoursSilent Feet ... LP
ECM, 1978. Very Good+ ... $14.99
With Eberhard Weber on bass, Charlie Mariano on flute and soprano sax, Rainer Bruninghaus on piano and keyboards, and John Marshall on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Ben WebsterLive At Pio's ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Germany), 1964. New Copy ... $9.99
A great small club date from Ben Webster – different than some of his European concerts of his final years, in that this one was done at a lounge in Rhode Island, and maybe has a bit more bite and focus overall! The tracks are short, and Webster gets superb rhythm accompaniment from the trio ... read more CD
(Part of the "Enja – Real Jazz Classics" series!)

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✨✧ Ben WebsterMusic For Loving – Ben Webster With Strings ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $49.99
Wonderful stuff! Ben Webster blows soulful late night ballads over strings – a perfect combination! Backings are by Ralph Burns and Billy Strayhorn – both of whom can be trusted to keep things hip, using the strings to create mood, emotion, and tension, instead of a pillow to smother ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Norgran Special Series pressing with deep groove. Vinyl is nice and clean, with a few light surface marks. Cover has split top and bottom seams, and some pen notes on the back. Front looks nice.)
 
 



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