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Modern Jazz DisciplesRight Down Front ... LP
New Jazz, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
One of those great obscure moments in the Prestige Records catalog of the 60s – a record by a really obscure local group, and not just another set in the studio by one of the bigger names of the time! The combo hail from Cinnicinnatti, and feature Curtis Peagler on tenor and alto sax – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue trident label pressing with RVG stamp. Cover has a small cutout hole, edge wear, and splitting in the top seam and spine.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetArt Of The Modern Jazz Quartet – The Atlantic Years ... LP
Atlantic, Late 50s/Early 60s. Sealed 2LP Gatefold ... $8.99
A double-length set of work from The Modern Jazz Quartet – a collection of material from their first decade or so on Atlantic Records! The package captures the group when they were really rising to international fame – recorded here both in the US, and in front of their growing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Modern Jazz QuartetBlues At Carnegie Hall ... LP
Atlantic, 1969. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $3.99
One of the later albums in the group's classic run for Atlantic Records – with titles that include "Bag's Groove", "Blues Milanese", "Pyramid", "The Cylinder", "Really True Blues", "Ralph's New Blues", "Monterey Mist", and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red and green label Rockefeller pressing.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetBlues On Bach ... LP
Atlantic, 1974. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Titles include "Regret", "Precious Joy", "Blues In H", "Blues In C Minor", "Rise Up In The Morning", and "Blues In B Flat". LP, Vinyl record album

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Modern Jazz QuartetDjango ... CD
Prestige (Japan), Mid 50s. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print 80's CD Masterpiece pressing.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetDjango ... LP
Prestige, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $19.99
A stone classic from the Modern Jazz Quartet – recorded back when the group still featured Kenny Clarke in its membership, but already with some of the more serious, somber tones that would mark the combo's more famous years! Tracks here are from a variety of sessions in 1953, 1954, and 1955 ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow & black label NYC pressing with RVG/AB etch. Back cover has some ringwear and aging.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetEchoes – Together Again ... CD
Pablo (Germany), 1984. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Echoes – Together Again ... LP 2.99

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Modern Jazz QuartetEchoes – Together Again ... LP
Pablo, 1984. Near Mint- ... $2.99
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Also available Echoes – Together Again ... CD 9.99

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Modern Jazz QuartetEuropean Concert ... CD
Atlantic/Label M, 1960. Used ... $3.99
A double-length live set from the legendary Modern Jazz Quartet – recorded in Scandinavia in 1960, almost as a summation of the group's growing genius in the 50s! The tunes are a mix of John Lewis and Milt Jackson originals, plus other songs all given the wonderful MJQ twist – ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetEuropean Concert Vol 1 ... LP
Atlantic, 1960. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Volume 1 of a double-length live set from the legendary Modern Jazz Quartet – recorded in Scandinavia in 1960, almost as a summation of the group's growing genius in the 50s! The tunes are a mix of John Lewis and Milt Jackson originals, plus other songs all given the wonderful MJQ twist ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetEuropean Concert Vol 2 ... LP
Atlantic, 1960. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Volume 2 of a double-length live set from the legendary Modern Jazz Quartet – recorded in Scandinavia in 1960, almost as a summation of the group's growing genius in the 50s! The tunes are a mix of John Lewis and Milt Jackson originals, plus other songs all given the wonderful MJQ twist ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi!)

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Modern Jazz QuartetEuropean Concert Vols 1 & 2 (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1960. Used ... $18.99
A double-length live set from the legendary Modern Jazz Quartet – recorded in Scandinavia in 1960, almost as a summation of the group's growing genius in the 50s! The tunes are a mix of John Lewis and Milt Jackson originals, plus other songs all given the wonderful MJQ twist – ... read more CD
(Out of print 2005 pressing with 24bit mastering, includes obi!)

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✨✧ Modern Jazz QuartetFontessa ... LP
Atlantic, 1956. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A classic set of high-class jazz from the MJQ – one that shows John Lewis' growing compositional skills, and the band's always tight ability to work in a compressed chamber format. Features the extended "Fontessa" suite, plus the tracks "Versailles", "Angel Eyes" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & green Rockefeller label pressing.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetFor Ellington ... LP
East West, 1988. Sealed ... $6.99
For Ellington is, obviously, a tribute to the Duke – but it's done in a really creative way that gets past any simple rehashed versions of his tunes! The MJQ's approach here is totally great – very different rhythmically than classical Ellington – in a way that pulls apart ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Modern Jazz QuartetLive At The Lighthouse ... LP
Atlantic, 1967. Near Mint- ... $4.99
An overlooked later gem from the Modern Jazz Quartet on Atlantic – a live set recorded at the Lighthouse, and one with a funkier tone than some of the group's earlier work for the label! Milt Jackson seems to be a bit more in charge of the sound on this set – as the tracks have that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & green label pressing. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetLonely Woman ... CD
Atlantic, 1962. Used ... $5.99
Truly one of the Modern Jazz Quartet's greatest albums – and a set that has an edge and a darkness that's missing from some of their other Atlantic records! Part of the reason for this may be the group's fantastic reading of Ornette Coleman's "Lonely Woman" – a killer moody ... read more CD

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Modern Jazz QuartetModern Jazz Quartet (Atlantic) (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1957. Used ... $13.99
One of the first Modern Jazz Quartet albums on Atlantic – a 1957 set that finds the crew in one of their freshest periods – laying down their soon-to-be trademark style in a fashion that warrants the self-titled tag! The set kicks off with a stellar medley of standards, all given the ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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✨✧ Modern Jazz QuartetModern Jazz Quartet (Concorde/Django/MJQ) ... LP
Prestige, Early 50s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $6.99
A 2LP set that brings together most of the material from the first three full-length albums by the Modern Jazz Quartet – all recorded at a time when the combo were first forging their famous sound! Most of the sides here are in contrast to the group's better-known Atlantic work, because the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetModern Jazz Quartet At Birdland ... LP
Joker (Italy), Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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Modern Jazz QuartetModern Jazz Quartet On Tour (aka Patterns) ... LP
Solid State/United Artists, 1960. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $4.99
Nice moody stuff from the MJQ – featuring a number of longish tracks with kind of a haunting soundtrack quality to them. In fact, most of these cuts (we think) appeared on the soundtrack to the film Odds Against Tomorrow, but are redone here by the band in new versions. Titles include " ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetMore From The Last Concert ... LP
Atlantic, 1974. Very Good+ ... $3.99
More material from the famous Last Concert record from the MJQ – not really the last concert ever from the Modern Jazz Quartet – but a set that seemed so at the time, given that the group went their separate ways for a number of years! The record's got the combo in really top form ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and a sticker spot.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetPyramid (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1960. Used ... $14.99
Features a long reading of "Pyramid" – plus "Django", "Romaine", "Vendome", and "It Don't Mean A Thing". CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetSheriff ... LP
Atlantic, 1963. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A moody early 60s set by the MJQ for Atlantic. Overall the group rolls and swings in a bit rougher mode than they do on their brighter efforts, but they still hit the sweet spot and swing when the mood fits! The record works best when Milt Jackson's vibes are let loose, as on the playful reading ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue & green label pressing.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetThird Stream Music ... LP
Atlantic, 1957. Near Mint- ... $3.99
A seminal album that defined the fresh sound of a whole new generation in jazz – that "third stream" movement that was different from the cool jazz of the west coast, and the fire of New York! The style here follows that same mix of jazz and higher-concept elements you'd hear on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & green Rockefeller label pressing.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetThree Windows ... CD
Atlantic, 1987. Used ... $2.99
A set that shows that none of the group's imagination or talent had dimmed over the years – and the core quartet of John Lewis on piano, Milt Jackson on vibes, Percy Heath on bass, and Connie Kay on drums are joined by The New York Chamber Symphony, who are a small string-based group who ... read more CD
(Atlantic pressing.)

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✨✧ Modern Jazz Quartet & Laurindo AlmeidaCollaboration ... LP
Atlantic, 1964. Sealed ... Just Sold Out!
Moody vibes and light guitar – a wonderful meeting of two unique talents – the third stream jazz of the Modern Jazz Quartet, and the introspective guitar of Laurindo Almeida! The session blends together a host of different influences – from classical guitar to bossa nova to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Modern Jazz Quartet/Oscar Peterson TrioModern Jazz Quartet & The Oscar Peterson Trio At The Opera House (Jazz Wax) ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Sealed ... $11.99
The Modern Jazz Quartet make a rare appearance on Verve Records in the 50s – splitting half the album here with the classic Oscar Peterson Trio! The live performance was recorded in Chicago, and definitely has the MJQ working in a looser vibe than on some of their late 50s recordings for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent 180 gram pressing on Jazz Wax.)

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Modern Jazz Quartet/Quartetto Di Milano/HungarianQuartet Is A Quartet Is A Quartet ... LP
Atlantic, 1964. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
The title's a bit misleading, because while the 3 groups on the session are all quartets, they're hardly similar in the associative way the record assumes! Side one features 4 tracks by the Modern Jazz Quartet – re-recordings of a few classics, plus one new one for the set – titles ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & purple label pressing.)

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Modern Jazz Quartet/Milt Jackson QuintetMJQ (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Prestige (Japan), 1952/1954. Used ... $24.99
Nice stuff from the early days of the MJQ – recorded back when Kenny Clarke was still playing drums with the group, and giving them a bit more of a bottom! One side of the record features material recorded from one of the quartet's first sessions – in late 1952, with the tracks "La ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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Modern Jazz Society/John LewisModern Jazz Society Presents A Concert Of Contemporary Music (Verve pressing) ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $19.99
A mixture of Verve regulars and early third streamers join together in this one-off session designed as a focus on the writing talents of John Lewis. Most of the material takes off from Lewis' work with the MJQ, and the band includes two of his bandmates from that group, Connie Kay & Percy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Flat edge Verve Records Inc pressing with trumpeter logo and deep groove. Cover has some wear and aging, aged tape on the top seam and corners, and some correction fluid on front at the top.)

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Anders MogensenTaking Off ... CD
Storyville (Denmark), 1995. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Grachan Moncur IIIEvolution ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... $14.99
Landmark material – one of Grachan Moncur's two classic albums for Blue Note, and a session that ranks as one of the best examples of the "new thing" moment in 60s jazz! Grachan's leading a sextet here that includes a number of players that he cut his teeth with in Jackie McLean's ... read more CD
(Part of the "Blue Note 80 – More 60 Works" series!)

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Grachan Moncur IIIGrachan Moncur III – Mosaic Select (Evolution/Some Other Stuff/One Step Beyond/Destination Out/Hipnosis/Bout Soul) ... CD
Mosaic/Blue Note, Early 60s. Used 3 CDs ... $42.99
One of the most revolutionary players to ever handle a trombone – finally summed up in the full scope of his genius! Grachan Moncur III may not be as well-known a name as some of his more famous contemporaries – like Archie Shepp or Jackie McLean – but his mid 60s recordings were ... read more CD
(Slipcover has a fair amount of wear, particularly at the corners, and Disc 2 has a mark that does not affect play. Out of print.)

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Thelonious Monk5 By Monk By 5 ... LP
Riverside, 1959. Very Good+ ... $49.99
Monk Monk Monk! A classic, with a lively quintet that includes Thad Jones, Sam Jones, Art Taylor, and the amazing Charlie Rouse, here just beginning a very fruitful association with Monk – and really adding a lot to the session with some incredible tenor work that's as angular and modern as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Standard size blue label Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing, RLP 12-305, with microphone logo and deep groove, in the cover without "Contemporary Series". Cover has some wear and aging, with small splits in the top corners.)

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Thelonious MonkAlone In San Francisco ... LP
Riverside, 1959. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A classic solo piano album from Thelonious Monk – recorded live in San Francisco, and maybe one of his best albums ever in the format! There's a special sort of quality that makes Monk's solo work so different from his trio, quartet, and larger group music – this real understanding of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent OJC pressing, with barcode on the back cover.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkAlways Know ... LP
Columbia, Mid 60s/1979. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99
Nice 2LP set that brings together a large amount of material by Monk that was recorded during the 60s, but never issued at the time. Most of the material is live, and some of the tracks did come out previously in edited form – but this collection (like so many of the other great Columbia 70's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Thelonious MonkArt Of The Ballad ... CD
Prestige, Late 50s. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Thelonious MonkBig Band & Quartet In Concert ... LP
Columbia, 1963. Near Mint- ... $29.99
A unique little album from Thelonious Monk – an early 60s live date that features a really cooking big band, plus some solo and quartet tracks as well! The bulk of the album's played by the big band – an unusual mix of players that includes Phil Woods on alto, Steve Lacy on soprano sax ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo 360 Sound pressing, with black text. Labels have a promo sticker.)

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Thelonious MonkBrilliance (Brilliant Corners/5 By Monk By 5) ... LP
Riverside/Milestone, 1956. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
Two classic Riverside Monk LPs, reissued together in one nice set! Brilliant Corners was a real comeback for Monk from the late 50s, and a record that features some of his best writing for horns! The group is incredible – bringing together Clark Terry, Sonny Rollins, and Ernie Henry – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Thelonious MonkBrilliant Corners ... LP
Riverside, 1956. Very Good+ ... $79.99
A brilliant title for this brilliant album from Thelonious Monk – a set that really has him coming back strongly in the second half of the 50s – with a new talent for arrangements that really goes past his previous work! Monk's piano and compositions are every bit as great as before ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Small blue Bill Grauer Productions pressing with microphone logo & deep groove. Vinyl is nice but with 2 press flaw bumps that thump during the bass solo on "Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are". Cover has light wear, half split seams, and some pen on back.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkComplete Albums Collection 1954 to 1957 (5CD set) ... CD
Enlightenment, 1950s. Used 5 CDs ... $11.99
... CD

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkComplete Albums Collection 1957 to 1961 (5CD set) ... CD
Enlightenment, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used 5 CDs ... $11.99
... CD
(Includes slipcase.)

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Thelonious MonkComplete Genius ... LP
Blue Note, Late 40s/Early 50s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $34.99
The complete recordings of Thelonious Monk for Blue Note – recorded during the years 1947 to 1952, featuring Monk in groups that run from trios to sextets. The work's got an angular edgey bop quality to it – and players include Art Blakey, Sahib Shihab, Milt Jackson, Lou Donaldson, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and light wear.)

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Thelonious MonkComplete Riverside Recordings (15CD set) ... CD
Riverside, 1950s/Early 60s. Used 15CDs ... $129.99
Amazing music from one of our favorite periods of Thelonious Monk – a time of new discoveries, new strengths, and some great work with tenor sax! CD
(Includes book – and in nice shape!)

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Thelonious MonkEpistrophy ... LP
Affinity (UK), 1970. Sealed ... $11.99
Live sides capturing Monk late in his career. Longtime sideman Charlie Rouse is here on tenor, and Larry Gales and Ben Riley fill out the rhythm section. The group really stretches ou t on the more-or-les standard "Sweet & Lovely", and run through shorter takes of Monk classics ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Italian pressing.)

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Thelonious MonkGenius Of Modern Music Vol 2 (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), Early 50s. Used ... $22.99
A great collection of Monk's 10" recordings for Blue Note – seminal not only for the label's commitment to a modernist bop ideal, but also for Monk's integration in the growing collection of top-level jazz players on the New York scene. The work's notable also for the fact that Monk's ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkIt's Monk Time ... LP
Columbia, 1967. Near Mint- ... $34.99
One of our favorite Thelonious Monk albums ever – a bare bones, no nonsense session that's filled with great work from tenorist Charlie Rouse! The record's filled with everything that's great about the Monk/Rouse team in these years – an incredible interplay between sax and piano, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)
Also available It's Monk Time (180 gram pressing) ... LP 18.99

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Thelonious MonkIt's Monk Time (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Columbia, 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
One of our favorite Thelonious Monk albums ever – a bare bones, no nonsense session that's filled with great work from tenorist Charlie Rouse! The record's filled with everything that's great about the Monk/Rouse team in these years – an incredible interplay between sax and piano, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available It's Monk Time ... LP 34.99

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Thelonious MonkIt's Monk Time (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1967. Used ... $6.99
One of our favorite Thelonious Monk albums ever – a bare bones, no nonsense session that's filled with great work from tenorist Charlie Rouse! The record's filled with everything that's great about the Monk/Rouse team in these years – an incredible interplay between sax and piano, ... read more CD
Also available It's Monk Time ... LP 34.99

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Thelonious MonkLes Liaisons Dangereuses 1960 ... CD
Sam Records/Saga, 1959. Used 2 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
A rare and unused soundtrack recording by Thelonious Monk – and a set of music that would be a standout in his catalog, even if it wasn't planned for a film! You probably know the Art Blakey soundtrack for the movie – which was the used and released version – and you might even ... read more CD

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkLive At The It Club – Complete ... CD
Columbia, 1964. Used 2 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
A lost Thelonious Monk treasure from the 60s – a really open-ended live set recorded in LA in 1964, but not issued by Columbia until the early 80s – making the package a wonderful re-discover of Monk's genius during these years! The tunes are much more freewheeling than some of the ... read more CD
(Out of print – and still sealed!)

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Thelonious MonkLive In Paris – 16 Avril 1961 ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), 1961. Used 2 CDs ... $14.99
Fantastic work from Thelonious Monk – a superbly-recorded live set from early 60s Paris – done with his legendary quartet with Charlie Rouse on tenor! The music here is wonderful – tracks that are often quite long, and stretched out nicely from the Columbia Records material by ... read more CD

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Thelonious MonkLive In Paris 1964 ... CD
France's Concert (France), 1964. Used 2CD ... $22.99
A well-recorded set – done for French radio, with a quartet that includes Charlie Rouse on tenor, Butch Warren on bass, and Ben Riley on drums! CD
(Out of print.)

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Thelonious MonkLive In Paris Vol 1 (Japanese pressing) ... LP
BYG (Japan), 1970. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Late live work from the mighty Thelonious Monk – still featuring his killer 60s group with Charlie Rouse on tenor, Larry gales on bass, and Ben Riley on drums! All tracks are nice and long, too. LP, Vinyl record album

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Thelonious MonkMisterioso (Recorded On Tour) (Columbia) ... LP
Columbia, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Not to be confused with the other Monk album of the name Misterioso, this one is a live set (which is maybe why they put "recorded on tour" in the title!) – done in quartet format with Charlie Rouse, and either Larry Gales or Butch Warren on bass, and either Ben Riley or Frank ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing. Cover has light ringwear.)

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Thelonious MonkMonk (Copenhagen 1963) ... CD
Gearbox, 1963. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
Previously-unreleased live material from the glory days of the Thelonious Monk Quartet – captured right in the middle of that group's famous run on Columbia Records, with fidelity as strong as if the label itself were producing the session! We could say volumes about this group – and ... read more CD

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Thelonious MonkMonk Alone – The Complete Columbia Solo Studio Recordings 1962 to 1968 ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, Mid 60s. Used 2 CDs ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Thelonious MonkMonk's Blues (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1968. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Thelonious Monk meets the mighty Oliver Nelson – the hip bigger band arranger who was helping so many other artists find their groove back in the 60s! The result is less Nelson-led than some of Oliver's other albums of the time – and instead, the arranger is nicely respectful of Monk's ... read more CD

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Thelonious MonkMonk's Dream ... LP
Columbia, 1963. Very Good ... $59.99
The first Thelonious Monk album for Columbia Records – and one of the best, as well – a beautiful illustration of the way that his shift in labels really set some new fire to his music in the early 60s! The group is Monk's sharp-edged quartet with the amazing Charlie Rouse on tenor, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono white label promo! Cover has a New Star sticker and tracklist sticker.)

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Thelonious MonkMonk's Music ... LP
Riverside, 1957. Very Good ... $99.99
A landmark in jazz – easily one of Thelonious Monk's greatest albums ever, and a magical crossroads of talents that brings together a variety of jazz traditions! The work is performed by an ambitious Monk septet that includes both Coleman Hawkins and John Coltrane on tenor – and if you' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Standard size blue label Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing, RLP 12-242, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has some ring & edge wear and a center split in the top seam. Label has a small peeled spot.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkMonk. ... LP
Columbia, 1964. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Beautiful Columbia work from Thelonious Monk – a record that has as much warmth and charm as it does visionary modernist moments! A number of the tunes are standards, not Monk compositions – and they're done here with a sense of depth and joy of exploration that's really wonderful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Thelonious MonkThelonious Himself ... LP
Riverside, 1957. Very Good ... $49.99
A classic outing of solo piano by Thelonious Monk – a format that wasn't used often, but which always made for some really compelling work! Monk in this mode is often different than the bolder leader of a trio or larger group – and there's a more introspective quality to the record ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Standard size blue label Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing, RLP 12-235, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has a center split in the bottom seam and a small name in pen on back.)

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Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk Orchestra At Town Hall ... LP
Riverside, 1959. Very Good+ ... $29.99
A unique large group effort from Thelonious Monk – but one that bristles with all the angular energy of his other great work for Riverside! The group here is a tentet – filled with excellent players who include Donald Byrd, Phil Woods, Pepper Adams, Eddie Bert, Robert Northern, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Small blue label Bil Grauer Productions pressing, RLP 12-300, with microphone logo and wide deep groove. Cover has clear tape on the top seam.)

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Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk Plays Duke Ellington ... LP
Riverside, 1955. Very Good- ... $39.99
Thelonious Monk plays the music of Duke Ellington – but as you can imagine, the sound here is quite different than usual! At a time when Ellington was working mostly in large group format for the mainstream, Monk's presentation of his standards in trio format is a wonderful way to unlock ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing with deep groove and microphone logo. Cover has light wear.)

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Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk Quartet Plus Two at the Blackhawk (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1960. Used ... $5.99
A stunning pre-Columbia session from Thelonious Monk – a really great live date that has Monk's familiar quartet augmented by west coast players Joe Gordon on trumpet and Harold Land on tenor! Given that Charlie Rouse is already in the group on tenor, the addition of Land's horn makes for a ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk With John Coltrane ... LP
Jazzland, 1957/Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
An interesting little LP that compiles alternate takes from Monk's classic album for Riverside – Monk's Music – the session that featured the unique twin tenor lineup of John Coltrane and Coleman Hawkins. The album features 4 different alternates of tunes from that set – "Nut ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram EU pressing on WaxTime.)

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Thelonious MonkTwo Hours with Thelonious – European Concerts By Thelonious Monk ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $49.99
The original 2LP set that brought together material that was later issued on the Monk In Italy and Monk In France albums – landmark live sides from a 1961 European tour! The set features the killer 60s Monk quartet with Charlie Rouse, John Ore and Fark Dunlop. 18 tracks in all, including ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono blue label Bill Grauer pressing with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Thelonious Monk & John ColtraneMonk/Trane ... LP
Milestone, Late 50s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Milestone compiled this album of some of the tracks Monk and Coltrane recorded together when their union began in the late 50s. The songs are taken from the albums Thelonious Monk & John Coltrane, Monk's Music, and Thelonious Himself. Some of the musicians who turn up on these recordings are ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bumped corner.)

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✨✧ Montego JoeArriba Con Montego Joe (Arriba Con Montego Joe/Wild & Warm) ... CD
Prestige, 1964/1965. New Copy ... $4.99 18.98
2 rare Latin albums from the Prestige/Fantasy vaults – both of them great! The set compiles the records Wild & Warm and Arriba! Con Montego Joe – by congolero Montego Joe, a key figure in the underground New York scene of the 60s. Both albums have a good hard Latin jazz feel, with ... (Latin, Jazz) read more CD

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Marcus Monteiro QuartetMM4 ... CD
Whaling City Sound, 2006. Used ... $2.99
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(Small cutout through digipack spine.)

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Hugo MontenegroEllington Fantasy ... LP
Vik, 1958. Near Mint- ... $3.99
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(Cover has some stuck on paper and stains along the bottom 4 inches.)

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Hugo MontenegroMontenegro & Mayhem ... LP
Time, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $1.99
Groovy LP of swinging big band tracks, cut by Hugo Montenegro before he moved to RCA, and began a highly successful career in soundtracks and easy material. The work here is more jazz based – and the group plays a lot of standards like "Lover", "Heat Wave", "Laura&quo ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hugo MontenegroProcess 70 ... LP
Time, 1960. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $4.99
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JR MonteroseJR Monterose ... CD
Blue Note, 1956. Used ... $7.99
The only Blue Note album ever recorded by JR Monterose – one of the more enigmatic figures of the 50s scene! Montrose was a brilliant player, with a tone and a solo conception that were very unique – but he lapsed in relative obscurity, due to the fact that he had a penchant for ... read more CD

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JR MonteroseJR Monterose In Action – Plus The Joe Abodeely Trio ... LP
Studio 4, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $49.99
Brilliant work by JR Monterose – an obscure album cut after his Blue Note date, with backing by a small Iowa combo! The sound is very hip – as sharp-edged and standout as any of JR's other few albums – and the regional setting of the album doesn't dim the fire a bit! The core ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(VSOP pressing.)

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JR MonteroseJR Monterose Original Quartet & Quintet – Complete Studio Recordings ... CD
Gambit (Spain), 1956/1957/1959/1964. Used 2 CDs ... $22.99
... CD
(Out of print, includes slipcase.)

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Wes MontgomeryBack On Indiana Avenue – The Carroll DeCamp Recordings ... CD
Resonance, Late 50s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $22.99 24.99
Really fantastic early work from guitar genius Wes Montgomery – a series of live recordings from his Indianapolis roots – done at a level that's quite different than his bigger records of the 60s! Even at this early age, Wes is already a chromatic master – able to get sounds out ... read more CD

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Wes MontgomeryBack On Indiana Avenue – The Carroll DeCamp Recordings ... CD
Resonance, Late 50s. Used 2 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
Really fantastic early work from guitar genius Wes Montgomery – a series of live recordings from his Indianapolis roots – done at a level that's quite different than his bigger records of the 60s! Even at this early age, Wes is already a chromatic master – able to get sounds out ... read more CD
(Penmark through barcode.)
Also available Back On Indiana Avenue – The Carroll DeCamp Recordings ... CD 22.99

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Wes MontgomeryBest Of Wes Montgomery (Riverside) ... LP
Riverside, Late 50s/Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $8.99
A collection of sides cut in the early 60s by Wes for Riverside, collected later when the label was owned by ABC. There's a couple of cuts in a nice organ trio feature the great Mel Rhyne "Round Midnight" and "Yesterdays", plus several that feature his brothers Buddy and Monk ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Wes MontgomeryBest Of Wes Montgomery (Verve) ... LP
Verve, Mid 60s. Very Good Gatefold ... $4.99
A collection of sides cut in the mid 60s by Wes during his association with Verve. Culled from the albums Movin' Wes, Bumpin', Goin' Out Of My Head and Tequila, these numbers all feature the larger arrangements that gave those albums a richer sound than his small group recordings, though Wes' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Wes MontgomeryDay In The Life ... LP
CTI/A&M, 1967. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $9.99
Mindblowing! This is when Wes Montgomery really starts to get interesting to us – when he's working with a top-line arranger like Don Sebesky, crafting some incredibly compelling chords over lightly jazzy arrangements and soaring strings, in a whole new mode of expression that would go onto ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some aging and a sticker in the top right.)

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Wes MontgomeryDown Here On The Ground ... LP
CTI/A&M, 1968. Very Good Gatefold ... $8.99
Super-dope work from the great Wes Montgomery – set to excellent early CTI arrangements from Don Sebesky and Deodato! The groove is nice and airy – with Wes' guitar floating over the top, yet still present enough to ring out loud and clear on all the tightly plucked notes – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan label pressing in a matte cover.)

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Wes MontgomeryEncores ... LP
Milestone, Early 60s/1983. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A posthumous collection of work recorded by Wes in the early 60s – one that features alternate takes of tunes issued on his early Milestone albums! The work on the set features Wes in a variety of settings – including small combos with Mel Rhyne on organ, or straighter jazz groups with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Wes MontgomeryEulogy ... LP
Verve, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Great Verve sides by the legendary guitarist – collected by Verve after his death! Features arrangements by Johnny Pate, Claus Ogerman, Oliver Nelson, and Don Sebesky – and titles include "Little Child", "Mi Cosa", "Sun Down", "Matchmaker", " ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Wes MontgomeryFull House ... LP
Riverside, 1962. Near Mint- ... $14.99
With grooves this great, the house must have been full – and the album's a gem of an early live date by Wes Montgomery, recorded in Berkeley with a quartet that includes Johnny Griffin on tenor, Wynton Kelly on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Jimmy Cobb on drums! The tunes have a nicely ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)

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Wes MontgomeryGreatest Hits ... LP
A&M, 1950s/1960s. Near Mint- ... $2.99
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(In a non-gatefold cover, with clear tape on the seams and spine.)

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Wes MontgomeryIn The Wee Small Hours (aka Fusion) ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
A pretty darn important album for Wes – as it was his first session with the sort of larger arrangements that would later make him huge! Although Montgomery was mostly recording for Riverside in small combos, this session has him playing in front of larger backings by Jimmy Jones – not ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Riverside/ABC pressing.)

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Wes MontgomeryMontgomeryland Sessions ... CD
Gambit, Late 50s. Used ... $12.99
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Wes MontgomeryRoad Song ... CD
A&M, 1968. Used ... $13.99
Beautifully lofty work from the great Wes Montgomery – a set that was recorded quite late in his too-short career, and really points the way towards some of the sophisticated sounds that might have followed, had Wes not left this planet all too soon! Don Sebesky is at the head of the charts ... read more CD
(Out of print A&M digipack pressing – in great shape!)

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Wes MontgomeryRoad Song ... LP
A&M/CTI, 1968. Very Good Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Beautifully lofty work from the great Wes Montgomery – a set that was recorded quite late in his too-short career, and really points the way towards some of the sophisticated sounds that might have followed, had Wes not left this planet all too soon! Don Sebesky is at the head of the charts ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)
Also available Road Song ... CD 13.99

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Wes MontgomerySolitude ... LP
Affinity (UK), 1965. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Great live material from Wes Montgomery – very nicely recorded, and featuring the bulk of a live show that took place on March 27, 1965, in Paris! The group features Harold Mabern on piano, Art Harper on bass, and Jimmy Lovelace on drums – plus Johnny Griffin joining in on one track ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Spanish pressing in a white cover.)

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Wes MontgomeryWes Montgomery (MGM Golden Archive Series) ... LP
MGM, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $2.99
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Wes MontgomeryWillow Weep For Me (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Verve, 1965/1968. Used ... $11.99
A strange little record, but a great one too – a posthumous album that took older Wes Montgomery sides and souped them up a bit after his death! The core material here is quartet recordings done in 1965 – Montgomery's guitar in a hip group with Wynton Kelly on piano, Paul Chambers on ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Tete MontoliuBoston Concert – Solo Piano ... LP
Steeplechase, 1981. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
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(Cover has light wear and aging.)

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Tete MontoliuBrazil – Sus Mejores Exitos ... LP
Lubata (Mexico), 1960s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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(80s pressing. Cover has a worn corner.)

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✨✧ Tete MontoliuCatalonian Nights Vol 3 ... CD
Steeplechase (Denmark), 1980. Used ... $9.99
... CD

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Tete MontoliuLunch In LA ... LP
Contemporary, 1980. Near Mint- ... $3.99
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Tete MontoliuMusic I Like To Play Vol 1 ... LP
Soul Note (Italy), 1987. Sealed ... $9.99
A solo piano set – with a nice take on "Little B's Poem" by Bobby Hutcherson – plus "Alone Together", "I'll Remember April", "Whisper Not", and "A Time For Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout notch.)

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Tete MontoliuTete ... CD
Steeplechase/Video Arts (Japan), 1974. Used ... $14.99
Bold, beautiful piano work from the mighty Tete Montoliu – working here at the height of his powers, in a killer trio with Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass and Albert Tootie Heath on drums! The record soars right from the start – thanks to a sublime reading of "Giant ... read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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Jack MontroseBlues & Vanilla ... LP
RCA, 1956. Near Mint- ... $13.99
A standout session from Jack Montrose – one of the most overlooked players on the west coast scene of the 50s! Montrose's tenor work is always a treat, but here, he's playing in an unusual setting that includes Red Norvo on vibes, Joe Maini on alto sax, and Jim Hall on guitar – all ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has a small bit of tape in one corner, but is very nice overall.)
 
 



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