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Jimmy SmithDon Gardner Trio Featuring Jimmy Smith & Bill Davis (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Crown/P-Vine (Japan), Late 50s. New Copy ... $22.99
An early moment of greatness for Jimmy Smith – an album that features his young, raw Hammond in the combo of Don Gardner – with a groove that's part jazz, part soul, and part R&B! The Smith of this era bears much more of a link to some of the first organ jazzers of the 50s – ... read more CD

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Jimmy SmithJimmy Smith At The Organ Vol 3 (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1956. Used ... $6.99
A real stormer from Jimmy Smith – done in his first year at Blue Note, but with a sense of power and imagination that cannot be denied! It might be easy to pass up this album, because many of the tunes are standards, done in a simple trio format – but back at the time of this session, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Jimmy SmithJimmy Smith Plays The Blues – Compact Jazz ... CD
Verve, 1960s. Used ... $3.99
Featuring George Benson, Stanley Turrentine, Kenny Burrell, and Oliver Nelson. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Jimmy SmithMonster ... LP
Verve, Late 60s. Very Good Gatefold ... $9.99
Totally cool Jimmy Smith album that has him playing a lot of funky groovy versions of TV and Film themes, like "Goldfinger", "Theme From The Munsters", "Theme From Man With the Golden Arm", and "Theme From Bewitched". Oliver Nelson leads a large band and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono MGM pressing with deep groove and Van Gelder stamp. Cover has light wear.)

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Jimmy SmithRoot Down (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Verve, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 25.99
Once an overlooked late Verve album, now a solid classic – and easily one of the funkiest albums ever from organist Jimmy Smith! The groove here is far different than the more familiar Jimmy Smith Verve sessions of the 60s – and the tracks open up in a really extended mode – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Record 60th Anniversary edition!)

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Jimmy SmithWho's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? ... LP
Verve, 1964. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $14.99
A real treasure, and a record that may well be our favorite Jimmy Smith album for Verve – a masterful meeting of his smoking Hammond work with some swingingly sophisticated arrangements by Oliver Nelson and Claus Ogerman! Both Nelson and Ogerman bring a fuller spectrum of horn work to the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has staining on the edges inside the gatefold.)

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Johnny Smith with Stan GetzJohnny Smith Quintet Featuring Stan Getz – Jazz At NBC (10 inch LP) ... LP
Roost, Early 50s. Good ... $14.99
A beautiful document of some of the most laidback jazz ever recorded – the sublime 50s recordings of the Johnny Smith quintet, done at a time when the lineup included Stan Getz! The tunes on the set feature Johnny's mellow electric guitar setting the pace, alongside wonderfully-blown early ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Roayl Roost pressing with deep groove. Vinyl plays with some surface noise and crackles, with the occasional worn groove. Labels have a sticker. Cover has wear and aging, some smudges and stains, and some writing on back.)

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Johnny Smith with Stan GetzMoonlight In Vermont ... CD
Roulette, 1952/1953. Used ... $6.99
A beautiful document of some of the most laidback jazz ever recorded – the sublime 50s recordings of the Johnny Smith group, done at a time when the lineup included Stan Getz! The tunes on the set feature Johnny's mellow electric guitar setting the pace, alongside wonderfully-blown early ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Keely SmithAbsolutely The Best Of Keely Smith ... CD
Fuel 2000, 1950s. Used ... $6.99
(Vocalists, Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Leo Smith & New Dalta AkhriGo In Numbers ... LP
Black Saint (Italy), 1980. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A beautifully sensitive session from Leo Smith – recorded live at the Kitchen, right at the end of the loft jazz years – with all the open, creative styles of the New York scene in the late 70s! The tunes here really seem to find their own sort of space – supposedly composed by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lonnie Liston SmithAstral Traveling (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Flying Dutchman (Japan), 1973. Used Gatefold ... $18.99
One of Lonnie Liston Smith's most spiritual sessions, and the record that most clearly shows his roots with Pharoah Sanders! The vibe here is much more jazz-based than on some of Lonnie's other records for Flying Dutchman – with Smith playing as much acoustic piano as he does electric, using ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic EchoesCosmic Funk (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Flying Dutchman (Japan), 1974. Used Gatefold ... $26.99
A real gem from Lonnie Liston Smith's early years in the studio – and a record that's perhaps a bit more "cosmic" than it is "funk" – but that's why we like it so much! The session has Lonnie stretching out a bit more than usual – borrowing some of the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic EchoesExpansions (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Flying Dutchman/BGP (UK), 1975. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $24.99 28.99
Quite possibly the most celebrated album ever from keyboardist Lonnie Liston Smith – a groove-heavy classic that's burned up many a dancefloor in its day, yet also a record that features some great mellow moments as well! The title track "Expansions" is virtually a blueprint for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiufl pressing – nice gatefold cover, and high-quality vinyl!)

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Lonnie SmithBreathe ... CD
Blue Note, 2021. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Great work from Lonnie Smith – one of the few Hammond heroes from the past who's continued to give us fresh-sounding music over the years! Lonnie's been reinvigorated after returning to Blue Note – and this tight little set follows all the growth he's experienced at the label – ... read more CD

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Lonnie SmithGotcha ... CD
LRC/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1978. Used ... $14.99
Smooth later work from Lonnie Smith – but still pretty darn great, with a feel that's in the late 70s Kudu/CTI mode! Arrangements are bigger than ever before – with large backings arranged by Lonnie, and some vocals that have a really wonderful, warm, Stevie Wonder-esque quality to ... read more CD
(Out of print, 2019 pressing – includes obi!)

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✨✧ Lonnie SmithJungle Soul ... CD
Palmetto, 2006. Used ... $14.99
Really really great work from Lonnie Smith – an album that has us giving him a whole new level of respect! The sound here is totally wonderful – solid, soaring, and searching – in a groove that's almost like Larry Young during his Blue Note years – and which is put forth ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Lonnie SmithKeep On Lovin' ... LP
Groove Merchant, 1976. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $19.99
Lonnie Smith's a long way from his Blue Note years here – but the sound is still plenty darn great, thanks to some fuller arrangements from the great Brad Baker – of B Baker Chocolate Company fame! The whole thing's quite electric – with Lonnie on Fender Rhodes and other ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a name in pen and some edge wear.)

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Lonnie SmithLive At Club Mozambique ... CD
Blue Note, 1970. Used ... $16.99
A lost jazz-funk gem – originally recorded at Club Mozambique in Detroit in 1970, but not issued by Blue Note until the mid 90s! The set's right up there with Lonnie's classic Move Your Hand live set – as the tracks are long, free, and very funky, performed by a hip group that includes ... read more CD
(Out of print Rare Groove pressing with a promotional stamp on the CD and sticker on the booklet cover.)
Also available Live At Club Mozambique (180 gram pressing) ... LP 28.99

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Lonnie SmithLive At Club Mozambique (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note, 1970. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $28.99 35.99
A lost jazz-funk gem – originally recorded at Club Mozambique in Detroit in 1970, but not issued by Blue Note until the mid 90s! The set's right up there with Lonnie's classic Move Your Hand live set – as the tracks are long, free, and very funky, performed by a hip group that includes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Live At Club Mozambique ... CD 16.99

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Lonnie SmithWhen The Night Is Right ... LP
Chiaroscuro, 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Great later work from Lonnie Smith – a set that's quite different than his initial Hammond material for Blue Note – but equally excellent in its own sort of way! The album has Lonnie playing both Fender Rhodes and organ – the former with this sweet, tight groove that's mighty ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Paul SmithSoftly Baby ... LP
Capitol, 1957. Very Good+ ... $6.99
A great Capitol moment from pianist Paul Smith – an artist who really cut some of his best material ever for the label! The Smith sound is at the height of its powers here in the late 50s – kind of a blend of jazz and more easy-going pianistic modes – often stretched out with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Steve SmithSteve Smith & Buddy's Buddies Very Live At Ronnie Scott's ... CD
Tone Center, 2008. Used ... $4.99
Steve Smith on drums, Andy Fusco on alto saxophone, Baron Browne on bass, Steve Marcus on tenor and soprano saxophones, Mark Soskin on piano, with Buddy's Buddies. CD

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Steve Smith, Tom Coster & Larry CoryellCause & Effect ... CD
Tone Center, 1998. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Larry Coryell on guitars, Tom Coster on keyboards, and Steve Smith on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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Stuff Smith & OthersStuff Smith, Dizzy Gillespie & Oscar Peterson (Have Violin, Will Swing/Stuff Smith/Dizzy Gillespie & Stuff Smith – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve/Polygram (Japan), 1957. Used 2CDs ... $18.99
Collects three LP's from violinist Stuff Smith, plus a handful of unreleased bonus tracks. CD
(Out of print, 1994 Japanese pressing with obi. Tray card has a small Japanese promo sticker and disc has a sample stamp.)

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Tab SmithAce High ... CD
Delmark, 1952/1953. Used ... $5.99
Killer tenor tracks from this Chicago legend – a host of singles that were originally issued by the United Records label in the 50s! CD

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Wadada Leo SmithAmerica's National Parks ... CD
Cuneiform, 2016. Used 2 CDs ... $19.99
An incredibly ambitious work from trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith – an extended piece that's dedicated to the national park system in America, but which is also almost a musical "conversation" with that system too – one that seeks to expand and transform the landscape through a ... read more CD

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Wadada Leo SmithGolden Quartet ... CD
Tzadik, 2004. Used ... $12.99
Wadada Leo Smith on trumpet and flugelhorn, Malachi Favors Magoustous on bass, Anthony Davis on piano, and Jack DeJohnette on drums. CD

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Wadada Leo SmithProcession Of The Great Ancestry ... CD
Nessa, 1983. New Copy ... $13.99 16.98
An overlooked gem from trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith – an early 80s session, but one that we'd rank with some of his most-together work ever! The album's a mixture of spare modes and some surprising group elements – a set that often has Smith blowing beautifully on trumpet or flugelhorn, ... read more CD

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Wadada Leo SmithRed Chrysanthemums – Live 1977 ... CD
Corbett vs. Dempsey, 1977. New Copy ... $11.99
An unreleased set of solo performances from trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith – one that we'd rank right up there with his most adventurous work of the 70s! Smith comes across wonderfully on the record – full of soul and imagination, and easily as impressive on his solo instruments as ... read more CD

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Wadada Leo SmithSpirit Catcher ... CD
Nessa, 1979. New Copy ... $13.99 16.98
Really haunting work from Leo Smith – a key 70s session that features some of his sharpest trumpet work on record, plus some unusual instrumentation that really makes the album stand out! Half the tracks feature some wonderful vibes from Bobby Naughton – spare and dark-sounding, very ... read more CD

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Wadada Leo Smith & Sabu ToyozumiBurning Meditation ... CD
No Business (Lithuania), 1994. New Copy ... $14.99 18.99
Trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith in his best sort of setting – working in an openly creative space for improvisation, one that has Smith not only shaping things majestically with his lines on trumpet – but also making some nice shifts to other instrumentation too! Drummer Sabu Toyozumi is a ... read more CD

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Wadada Leo Smith's Golden QuartetYear Of The Elephant ... CD
PI Recordings, 2002. Used ... $11.99
Wadada Leo Smith on trumpet and flugelhorn, Anthony Davis on piano and synthesizer, Malachi Favors Maghostut on bass, and Jack DeJohnette on drums and synthesizer. CD

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Walter Smith III & Matthew StevensIn Common 2 (180 gram pressing – with download) ... LP
Whirlwind, 2020. New Copy ... $14.99 28.99
A great second set from this group led by tenorist Walter Smith III and guitarist Matthew Stevens – music that rings out with a really beautiful, resonant sound right from the very first note – a unique blending of the two instruments, in ways that often have lots of edges and angles on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Gary SmulyanRoyalty At Le Duc – Live At Le Duc Des Lombards ... CD
Groovin High/Sunnyside, 2016. Used ... $11.99
Features Gary Smulyan on baritone sax, Olivier Hutman on piano, Michel Rosciglione on bass, and Bernd Reiter on drums. CD
(Mark through barcode.)

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Snake OilUppercut Attitude Vol 1 & 2 ... CD
12 Prod (France), 2007. Used 2CDS ... $18.99
Features Boris Blanchet on saxophones, Romain Nassini on organ, John Mac Gaw on guitar, Greg Theveniau on bass, and Daniel Jeand'heur on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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Sogenanntes Linksradikales Blas OrchesterLa Cosiddetta Banda Della Sinistra Rivoluzionaria ... LP
L'Orchestra (Switzerland), 1977. Very Good ... $11.99
An unusual large group – working with a number of tracks from Alfred Harth and Heiner Goebbels! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bit of wear.)

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Soil & Pimp SessionsEssence Of Soil (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Victor (Japan), 2021. New Copy Gatefold ... $28.99
Maybe the greatest record we've heard so far from this Japanese jazz group – a combo we've been loving for many years, and who really seem to have unlocked some more spiritual currents in their music for this release! In the past, Soil & Pimp were often focused most strongly on the ... (New Grooves, Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Martial SolalLocomotion (180 gram colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
PSI/Underdog (France), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
A rare set from French keyboardist Martial Solal – and one of his few funky records! The set features Solal on electric and acoustic piano, playing in a trio that includes Bernard Lubat on drums and Henri Texier on bass – and the tunes on the set have a rolling funky feel that's great ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lew Soloff & CompanyRainbow Mountain ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1999. New Copy ... $16.99
Trumpeter Lew Soloff has always been a strong lead in an ensemble setting – and that's definitely the case here, as he takes his previous groove and works it out in a mode that's got a slightly more contemporary style! The set features Joe Beck on guitar and Mark Egan on electric bass – ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)

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✨✧ SolutionCordon Bleu ... LP
Rocket/MCA, 1975. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A pretty nice set of 70s fusion – rock-influenced at times, but still pretty spare, jazzy, and with some nice funky moments! The best tracks are the ones in which the band kicks back and opens up over a jam – stretching out with some spacious work on guitar, sax, and keyboards – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has light wear and a trace of a price sticker.)

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SolutionFully Interlocking ... LP
First American, 1981. Very Good ... $4.99
(Rock, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing. Cover has some ringwear and aging.)

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Som BrasilTudo Joia (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Muzak (Japan), 1984. New Copy Gatefold ... $16.99
Brazilian grooves, but served up by a Chicago combo – one that features the great pianist Breno Sauer working with local musicians while he was living in the Windy City! The style here is a bit like some of the best 70s Bay Area groups who could mix together jazz and Brazilian elements ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more CD

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Something BlueMaximum Enjoyment ... CD
Posi tone, 2019. New Copy ... $11.99 17.98
A record that definitely lives up to its promised title – as the whole thing brims over with excellent work from players you might know from other albums on the Posi-Tone label! The group name doesn't get at the heart of the sound, though – as there's a sharp, soulful focus to the ... read more CD

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Sonore (Gustafsson/Vandermark/Brotzmann)Call Before You Dig – Loft/Koln ... CD
Okka Disk, 2009. New Copy 2CD ... $10.99 16.99
Three of the greatest saxophonists of the past few decades, teaming up here as a trio, and working at a level of sonic intensity that few other players could match! The set features Mats Gustafsson, Ken Vandermark, and Peter Brotzmann – all blowing tenor, plus a variety of other saxes – ... read more CD

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Sonore (Gustafsson/Vandermark/Brotzmann)No One Ever Works Alone ... CD
Okka Disk, 2004. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
A mighty mighty album that recalls the glory days of the FMP scene – a triple-talent terror that features the massive reed work of Mats Gustafsson, Ken Vandermark, and Peter Brotzmann! Given that Gustafsson and Vandermark are the two key heirs to the sound that Brotzmann first forged back in ... read more CD
Also available No One Ever Works Alone ... CD 6.99

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Sonore (Gustafsson/Vandermark/Brotzmann)No One Ever Works Alone ... CD
Okka Disk, 2004. Used ... $6.99
A mighty mighty album that recalls the glory days of the FMP scene – a triple-talent terror that features the massive reed work of Mats Gustafsson, Ken Vandermark, and Peter Brotzmann! Given that Gustafsson and Vandermark are the two key heirs to the sound that Brotzmann first forged back in ... read more CD
Also available No One Ever Works Alone ... CD 9.99

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Mike Sopko/Bill Laswell/Tyshawn SoreyOn Common Ground ... CD
MOD Reloaded, 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Very heady sounds from guitarist Mike Sopko – working here in a trio with drums from Tyshawn Sorey and bass from Bill Laswell – all in a style that's very much like some of Bill's darkest material from decades back! There's a real Axiom sort of energy going on here – as Mike's ... read more CD

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Sounds Of LiberationUntitled – Columbia University 1973 ... CD
Dogtown/Corbett vs. Dempsey, 1973. New Copy Gatefold ... $12.99 15.00
A true treasure from this righteous Philly collective – a group who only issued one album in the 70s, and who finally double their catalog with the release of this rare performance from 1973! Sounds Of Liberation have this all-star lineup of musicians who did great work in Philadelphia and ... read more CD

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Harry South Big BandHarry South Songbook ... LP
1960s (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $18.99 29.99
An nice array of work from British pianist/bandleader/arranger Harry South – one of the most important large group talents of the late 50s, and an artist who helped shepherd British jazz through a range of stylistic periods – from straight big band of the postwar years, to mod moments ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to just 100 copies in the US!)

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Jeri SouthernJeri Southern Meets Johnny Smith ... LP
Roulette, 1958. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Jeri Southern can be a hell of a jazz singer when she wants – and that was definitely the case on this gem of a record – a laidback small combo setting with excellent guitar accompaniment from Johnny Smith! Smith's trademark tones really color the record in a great way – ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing – Multicolor bar pressing with deep groove! Top cover seam has a tiny bit of splitting, but cover is great overall.)

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Southern Energy EnsembleOpen Your Mind ... LP
Black Fire/Strut (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 23.99
A sweet bit of spiritual jazz from the legendary Black Fire scene – the only record ever cut by this group, but a set that stands up strongly next to the label's famous work by Oneness Of Juju!! Southern Energy Ensemble were one of the super-hip combos on the righteous side of the DC scene ... (Soul, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Muggsy Spanier & Bud FreemanComplete V-Disc Sessions ... CD
V Disc/Jazz Unlimited (Denmark), Mid 40s. Used ... $11.99
Muggsy Spanier on cornet, "Boomie" Richmond and Bud Freeman on tenor saxophone, Bob Haggart and Trigger Alpert on bass, Peanuts Hucko and Pee Wee Russell on clarinet, George Wettling and Ray McKinley on drums, Carmen Mastren and Hy White on guitar, Buddy Weed, Dave Bowman, and Jess Stacy ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Muggsy Spanier/Bobby Hackett/Jonah Jones/Red Allen/Roy Eldridge/Charlie ShaversMasters Of Classic Jazz – The Trumpet ... CD
Soundies, Mid 40s. Used 2 CDs ... $4.99
47 songs from Muggsy Spanier, Bobby Hackett, Jonah Jones, Red Allen, Roy Eldridge, and Charlie Shavers. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Melvin SparksThis Is It ... CD
Savant, 2005. Used ... $8.99
Melvin Sparks on guitar, Jennifer Hartswick on trumpet, Cochemea Gastelum on saxophone, Jerry Z on hammond organ, and Justin Tomsovic on drums. CD

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Speak LowSpeak Low ... LP
Taurus (Norway), 1987. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Speak Low is Odd Riisnaes on tenor, Dag Arnesen on piano and synthesizer, Kare Garnes on bass, and Tom Olstad on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a DMM sticker.)

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Alister SpenceWhirlpool ... CD
Alister Spence, 2020. Used 2CD ... $9.99
Alister Spence on solo piano. 23 tracks in all. CD

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Dick SpencerShining Hour ... LP
Disco (Japan), 1978. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A great entry in this late 70s "Best Of The West" series produced for Japan by Lew Tabackin – a series in which Lew uncovered some of the best (then) current work on the west coast, in an unusual and creative mix of classic and under-discovered players! This session is led by alto ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Japanese pressing, includes the insert!)

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✨✧ SpinWhirlwind (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Ariola/Big Pink (South Korea), 1977. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
The soaring second album from Spin – and like the first from this hip Dutch combo, a very cool mix of funky jazz, tighter arrangements, and some forward-moving rhythms! The sound isn't exactly in the CTI/Kudu records mode, but definitely falls in the same side of the jazz spectrum – as ... read more CD

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Spirit FreeSpirit Free Plays Starship (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Vega/Numero, 1971. New Copy ... $7.99 15.98
A trippy little combo with a distinct post-Coltrane feel – stretching out here wonderfully, on a hip little session on a homegrown label! The group hail from the unlikely spot of Las Vegas – but they've got a deeply spiritual sound that rivals the best work on the coasts in the early ... read more CD

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✨✧ Spontaneous CompositionSpontaneous Composition ... LP
Spoco, 1981. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
A record of free-thinking jazz – recorded by a trio from Chicago, featuring drummer Paul Wertico, reedman Rich Corpolongo, and bassist Doug Loftstrom. There's a frenetic, choppy sound here that at one level seems to take off from European fusion groups of the 70s – yet also point the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ringwear, edge wear, and half split top seam.)

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Spyro GyraMorning Dance ... LP
Infinity, 1979. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Titles include "Morning Dance", "Jubilee", "Song For Lorraine", and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Spyro GyraMorning Dance (Nautilus SuperDisc Half Speed Master) ... LP
Nautilus/Infinity, 1979. Near Mint- ... $28.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the heavy inner sleeve.)

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Spyro GyraThree Wishes ... CD
GRP, 1992. Used ... $2.99
Tracks include "Real Time", "Whitewater", "Rollercoaster", "Inside Your Love", and "Gliding". CD
(Out of print.)

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Heiner Stadler & OthersTribute To Monk & Bird ... LP
Tomato, 1978. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $6.99
With Thad Jones on cornet and flugelhorn, George Adams on tenor and flute, George Lewis on trombone, Stanley Cowell on piano, Reggie Workman on bass, and Lenny White on drums; and special guests Warren Smith on tympani and Cecil Bridgewater on trumpet. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Wanda StaffordIn Love For The Very First Time – Introducing Wanda Stafford ... LP
Roulette, Early 60s. Very Good ... $29.99
A great debut from singer Wanda Stafford – and the kind of set that makes you think she's been recording albums like this for years! Wanda's got a hell of a voice, right from the start – a nice punch that really fits with the choice of material on the date – and with the lively ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label 60s pressing.)

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Tomasz StankoJazz Message From Poland ... LP
Be! (Germany), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
A jazz message from Poland, and one that's served up loud and proud, too – thanks to tremendous work from trumpeter Tomasz Stanko and a very sharp-edged group! The music here has that open flow that some of the more fusion-based players were exploring in Poland at the time – but the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Dave Smith/Jan Steele & Janet SherbourneAlbanian Summer ... LP
Practical (UK), 1984. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A long piece composed by Dave Smith, recorded at the Electro Acoustic Music Studio in Birmingham, and featuring two artists better known for their interpretations of John Cage material on a late 70s album on Eno's Obscure Music label! (Out Sound, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear, and a bit of light wear on the top seam.)

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Steelwool TrioInternational Front ... CD
Okka Disk, 1995. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
A classic from the early days of Chicago avant powerhouse Okka Disk – a killer set that really shows the young Ken Vandermark at his best – as he takes off wonderfully here on a selection of reeds, alongside the mighty bassist Kent Kessler and drummer Curt Newton! The group didn't have ... read more CD

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Jeremy SteigFlute Fever (LP sleeve edition – with bonus track) ... CD
Columbia/International Phonograph, 1963. New Copy Gatefold ... $18.99 21.98
Fantastic early work from flautist Jeremy Steig – a 60s quartet session for Columbia that came several years before the funky style of some of his later work – and a damn great record, with lots of soulful touches! Part of this has to do with the rhythm section of Ben Tucker on bass ... read more CD
(Great LP-styled gatefold cover – really beautifully done by International Phonograph!)

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Bobo Stenson TrioCantando ... CD
ECM (Germany), 2008. Used ... $9.99
Features Bobo Stenson on piano, Anders Jormin on bass, and Jon Falt on drums. CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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Step In (Joe Fonda/Carlo Morena/Felix Lecaros Herrera)Voila La Tendresse ... CD
Not Two (Poland), 2020. New Copy ... $7.99
Bassist Joe Fonda may well be the best known player in the group – but the real star of the show is pianist Carlo Morena – as he wrote all the selections on the album (save one), and spins out these tremendous long lines on piano – filled with life and soul, color and flow! ... read more CD

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Dayna StephensToday Is Tomorrow ... CD
Criss Cross (Holland), 2012. Used ... $9.99
Features Dayna Stephens on tenor, Michael Rodriguez on trumpet, Julian Lage on guitar, Aaron Parks on piano, Kiyoshi Kitagawa on bass, and Donal Edwards on drums. CD
(Booklet has a slight cut corner and small promo sticker.)

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Steps AheadModern Times ... LP
Elektra, 1984. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A classic set from this fusion supergroup – a great quintet that features keyboards from Warren Bernhardt, vibes from Mike Mainieri, tenor and soprano from Michael Brecker, bass from Eddie Gomez, and drums from Peter Erskine. As with other Steps Ahead records, the vibes really balance out ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes Elektra inner sleeve.)

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Grant StewartYoung At Heart ... CD
Sharp Nine, 2008. Used ... $6.99
Grant Stewart on tenor saxophone, Tardo Hammer on piano, Peter Washington on bass, and Joe Farnsworth on drums. CD

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✨✧ Luke Stewart Exposure QuintetLuke Stewart Exposure Quintet ... LP
Astral Spirits, 2020. New Copy 2LP ... Just Sold Out!
Luke Stewart is the bassist and the composer here – but the quintet is a powerhouse at every level – with reed work from Ken Vandermark and Ed Wilkerson, piano from Jim Baker, and drums from Avreeayl Ra – a lineup who do tremendous things with Luke's music! The tracks are all ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Christoph StiefelDream Of The Camel ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 2001. New Copy ... $7.99
We've not heard much from pianist Christoph Stiefel, but this is a set that will definitely have us seeking out more – as Stiefel's got this really mature, fully-formed approach to his music – one that takes the trio setting of the record far past any familiar expectations, thanks to ... read more CD
(Part of the "Enja – Real Jazz Classics" series!)

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Sonny StittChronological Sonny Stitt – 1950 to 1951 ... CD
Classics (France), 1950/1951. Used ... $6.99
Collects early Prestige recordings by Sonny Stitt, working alongside some fantastic musicians that include Gene Ammons, Kenny Drew, Duke Jordan, and Art Blakey! CD
(CDr pressing.)

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Sonny StittChronological Sonny Stitt – 1951 to 1953 ... CD
Classics (France), Early 50s. Used ... $6.99
Collects small and large group material recorded for Prestige, Chess, and Roost. Features work with Kai Winding on trombone, Horace Silver on piano, and Charles Mingues on bass. CD
(CDr pressing.)

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Sonny StittCome Hither ... LP
Solid State, Late 60s. Very Good Gatefold ... $7.99
Sonny blows Varitone on this groovy set of 60s pop tunes arranged and conducted by Jimmy Mundy. The group features guitar by Billy Butler, organ by Paul Griffin, and work on sax and flute by Jerome Richardson – and while the album's not Stitt's finest bop or soul jazz moment, it does have ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label stereo pressing. Cover has a cut corner and light wear.)

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Sonny StittLittle Bit Of Stitt (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Roost/Warner (Japan), 1959. Used ... $18.99
A little bit of Stitt is always a great thing – especially when Sonny's playing this well! The album's a killer from Stitt's Roost years – a time when the player was really stepping ahead of the pack – moving past anyone's easy categorizations of his playing – and into ... read more CD
(Out of print SHM-CD pressing, includes obi.)

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✨✧ Sonny StittNever Can Say Goodbye ... LP
Cadet, 1975. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Sonny Stitt in a sweet electric funk mode – working here in a style that's almost more CTI/Kudu than the usual Cadet Records groove! Arrangements are by James Brown heavyweight Pee Wee Ellis – who also plays some moog on the set – and other players include Wilbur Bascomb on bass, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Later orange label All Platinum pressing. Cover has a cutout notch and some discoloration from age.)

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✨✧ Sonny StittSonny Stitt Sits In With The Oscar Peterson Trio ... LP
Verve, 1959. Very Good+ ... $38.99
Sonny Stitt makes Oscar Peterson sit up and groove! The record's a great one, and uses the Peterson Trio as a perfect rhythm section for Sonny's confidently blown solos of the late 50s – in a way that pushes the combo past their usual safe area, and into more freewheeling territory to keep ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing, with deep groove. Vinyl is great – but cover has some light overall water staining, and a bit of splitting on the top seam.)

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Sonny StittStomp Off Let's Go ... LP
Flying Dutchman, 1976. Near Mint- ... $11.99
An unusual late record from the legendary Sonny Stitt – a set that's got some electricity in the group, but at a level that's not entirely funky jazz! Instead, the tracks are long, and feature some well-crafted solos from the leader – and the vibe here is loose at times, a bit like the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp, light wear, splitting at the bottom of the spine, and some aging on back.)

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Sonny Stitt & Bennie GreenMy Main Man ... LP
Argo, 1964. Near Mint- ... $29.99
A lost little cooker from Stitt and Green – recorded at a time when they were working together briefly, with backing by a Chicago organ trio that includes Bobby Buster on Hammond, Jo Diorio on guitar, and Dorel Anderson on drums. Tracks are short and fierce, but it's clear that Stitt can ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s orange label pressing. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Sonny Stitt & Paul GonsalvesSalt & Pepper (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Impulse, 1963. Used ... $7.99
Head to head blowing from Sonny Sitt and Paul Gonsalves – just the kind of twin-horn performance that Stitt was famous for in his live battle days, and one that also reminds us that Gonsalves can be a very loose swinger when he wants to be! The tracks are all long, and played with the sort ... read more CD
(Out of print. Digipack has some light edgewear.)

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Sonny Stitt with the Hank Jones TrioGood Life ... LP
Blackhawk, 1982. Sealed ... $9.99
A rock-solid late set from the great Sonny Stitt – one that features the tenorist in the kind of sharp, soulful territory that marked his famous earlier albums for Roost Records! Backings are by the trio of pianist Hank Jones – with George Duvivier on bass and Grady Tate on drums ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Richard StoltzmanNew York Counterpoint ... LP
RCA, 1987. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Personnel include Richard Stoltzman on clarinet, Bill Douglas on keys, Jeremy Wall on synth, Eddie Gomez on bass, and Glen Velez on percussion. LP, Vinyl record album

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Richard Stoltzman/Woody Herman's Thundering HerdEbony ... LP
RCA, 1988. Near Mint- ... $0.99
Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman plays with Woody Herman's big band on titles that include "Come Sunday", "Apple Honey", "Ebony Concerto", "Igor", a medley of "Amazing Grace", "America, The Beautiful", and "Battle Hymn Of The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jayme StoneOther Side Of The Air ... CD
Jayme Stone (Canada), 2013. Used ... $8.99
Jayme Stone on banjo, Rob Mosher on woodwinds, Kevin Turcotte on trumpet, Andrew Downing on cello and bass, Joe Phillips on bass, Nick Fraser on drums and percussion, Aleksandar Gajic and Aline Homzy on violin, Kathleen Kajioka on viola, Amy Laing on cello, Anne Thompson on flute, Clare Scholtz on ... read more CD

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Ted StraeterTed Straeter's New York ... LP
Atlantic, Late 50s. Very Good ... $3.99
(Vocalists, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a peeled spot on the front.)

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Ralph StrainOnly These People Are Permitted To Buy This Album ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $1.99
One of the most unusual albums on the Riverside label – an obscure outing from vocalist/pianist Ralph Strain – presented with a cover that lists the names of all the people who are permitted to buy the record! We're guessing that Riverside allowed unlisted folks to buy the record ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing, with silver text and microphone logo.)

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Co Streiff & Russ JohnsonIn Circles ... CD
Intakt (Switzerland), 2011. Used ... $9.99
Co Streiff on alto and soprano saxophone, Russ Johnson on trumpet, Christian Weber on bass, and Julian Sartorius on drums. CD

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String ZoneMystery Bag ... CD
Nagel Heyer (Germany), 2004. Used ... $9.99
Per Mathisen on bass, Per-Einar Watle and Oivind Wang Tollefsen on guitar, Ole Mathisen on soprano saxophone, and Stig Roar Wigestrand on violin. CD
(Out of print.)

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Sebastian Strinning/Julian KirshnerDripping The Eye ... CD
Jaki, 2020. New Copy ... $6.99
Improvised duets between drummer Julian Kirshner and saxophonist Sebastian Strinning – and a record that begins with a non-stop explosion of energy, before moving into some more subtle, tentative improvisations between the pair! Kirshner is great on both fronts – able to keep up with ... read more CD
Also available Dripping The Eye ... CD 4.99

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Sebastian Strinning/Julian KirshnerDripping The Eye ... CD
Jaki, 2020. Used ... $4.99
Improvised duets between drummer Julian Kirshner and saxophonist Sebastian Strinning – and a record that begins with a non-stop explosion of energy, before moving into some more subtle, tentative improvisations between the pair! Kirshner is great on both fronts – able to keep up with ... read more CD
Also available Dripping The Eye ... CD 6.99

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Dave StrykerEight Track III ... CD
Strikezone, 2019. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
Guitarist Dave Stryker has a great lineup here – a quartet with Stefon Harris on vibes, Jared Gold on Hammond, and McClenty Hunter on drums – all musicians we really love as leaders on their own, and who bring plenty to this session with Stryker! The mix of guitar, organ, and vibes is ... read more CD

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Jeff Sturges & UniverseJeff Sturges & Universe ... LP
MAM, Early 70s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $4.99
A full-on jazz rock spectacular – done with a style that's a lot like some of the best British projects of this type from the time, but recorded in Las Vegas, with a lineup of American players that includes guitarist Dean Parks, trumpeter Bobby Shew, and tenorist Don Menza! The album's got a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has minimal wear.)

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Kunihiko SuganoOpa Brazil (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Trio/Think (Japan), 1978. Used ... $14.99
A really groovy album from pianist Kunihiko Sugano – a set that has the leader working on Fender Rhodes, but often with a touch that has the sharpness of an acoustic piano – which is then underscored by some strong use of acoustic percussion as well! The album's definitely got the ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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Sujeito A GuinchoDie Klarinetmaschine ... CD
Y Brazil (Brazil), 1999. Used ... $9.99
Edmilson Nery, Luca Raele, and Sergio Burgani on clarinet, and Luis Afonso Montanha and Nivaldo Orsi on clarinet and bass clarinet. CD
(Out of print.)

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Ira SullivanCircumstantial (plus bonus track) ... CD
Nessa, 1977. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
An overlooked later gem from Chicago trumpeter Ira Sullivan – maybe some of the greatest music he ever recorded, thanks to the freewheeling vibe and strong artist respect of the Nessa label! Sullivan's working here on a variety of horns – trumpet, flugelhorn, flute, and soprano sax ... read more CD
 
 



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