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Roscoe Mitchell & Mike ReedRitual & The Dance ... CD
Astral Spirits, 2021. New Copy ... $8.99
A fantastic pairing of players – two Chicago legends, both in the sort of setting that really suits them best! Roscoe Mitchell works here on two long improvisations with drummer Mike Reed – blowing a variety of reed instruments, and really taking us back to the groundbreaking work he ... read more CD

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Roscoe Mitchell & Montreal/Toronto Art OrchestraRide The Wind ... CD
Nessa, 2018. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
The headier side of the great Roscoe Mitchell – a project that has some of the reedman's compositions transcribed for larger orchestra performance – but at a level that seems to be a natural evolution of the notion of "black classical music" that Mitchell first helped pioneer ... read more CD

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Roscoe Mitchell Art EnsembleCongliptious (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Nessa, 1968. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
We're not sure what "congliptious" means – but to us, it's always been the title of this excellent early session from reedman Roscoe Mitchell! The sessions here were recorded in 1968, at the Ter-Mar (Chess) Studios in Chicago – and they document a key coming-together of ... read more CD

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Roscoe Mitchell SextetSound ... LP
Delmark, 1966. Very Good+ ... $49.99
One of the first bold statements to come from Chicago's AACM underground of the 60s – a tremendous debut effort from the young Roscoe Mitchell! The album's got a "sense of the new" feel that's as gripping as anything recorded by ESP or Impulse around the same time – a rule-bre ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo 7 West Grand pressing in a North Lincoln cover. Cover has light wear.)

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Toshiyuki Miyama & His New HerdGallery ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Craftman (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $19.99
The New Herd group of Toshiyuki Miyama was one of the most creative larger ensembles in Japan during the 70s – a group that was neither slavish to the sort of older modes you might guess from the "herd" reference to Woody Herman's band, nor tied up in some of the more commercial ... read more CD

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Noriko Miyamoto with Isao SuzukiPush ... CD
Yupiteru/BBE (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $19.99 26.99
Warm jazz vocals, and some great instrumentation too – thanks to work from the sublime 70s bassist Isao Suzuki! Singer Noriko Miyamoto's on the cover, but the album's got the same great glow as Isao's other albums of the decade – a really refreshing approach to jazz arrangements, with ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
Also available Push ... LP 39.99

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Noriko Miyamoto with Isao SuzukiPush ... LP
Yupiteru/BBE (UK), 1978. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $39.99 48.99
Warm jazz vocals, and some great instrumentation too – thanks to work from the sublime 70s bassist Isao Suzuki! Singer Noriko Miyamoto's on the cover, but the album's got the same great glow as Isao's other albums of the decade – a really refreshing approach to jazz arrangements, with ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Push ... CD 19.99

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Shuko MizunoWorld Of Shuko Mizuno – Live In 5 Days In Jazz 76 ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Craftman (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $19.99 24.00
A fantastic criss-crossing of modes – free jazz, funk, big band, and fusion – all styles that were blooming big on the Japanese scene of the 70s – wrapped up and reworked here into something new entirely! The set's a live one, and features extended performances from a range of ... read more CD
(Part of the Three Blind Mice Supreme Collection!)

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Hank MobleyAnother Monday Night At Birdland ... LP
Roulette, 1958. Very Good ... $39.99
A rare non-Blue Note late 50s session that features Hank Mobley and Lee Morgan – and a stone cooker that feels like some of the best Jazz Messengers dates of the time! There's a chance that the session was possibly cut "under duress", like a number of other jazz albums on Roulette ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing – color bar logo with deep groove! Cover has a split bottm seam and spine, and other light wear. Vinyl is clean.)

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Hank MobleyBest Of Hank Mobley – The Blue Note Years ... CD
Blue Note, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... $5.99
Stone classics! Tracks include "Funk In Deep Freeze", "Take Your Pick", "This I Dig Of You", "Recado Bossa Nova", "No Room For Squares", and "The Turnaround". CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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Hank MobleyCurtain Call (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note, 1957. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
An all-star quintet session from tenor genius Hank Mobley – originally recorded during his classic run for Blue Note in the late 50s – but then unissued for decades, until a CD-only appearance in Japan many years later! Hank's in tremendous young formation here – blowing with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(First time on vinyl! Part of the excellent Blue Note Tone Poet series – heavy cover and vinyl!)

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Hank MobleyFlip ... CD
Blue Note, 1969. Used ... $24.99
Late work by tenor giant Hank Mobley – and a really unique session that stands out from his other Blue Note work of the time! The set was recorded in Paris with an ultra-hip lineup – one that features Dizzy Reece on trumpet and Slide Hampton on trombone – both fresh players ... read more CD
(2003 Connoisseur pressing.)

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Hank MobleyHank Mobley & His All Stars ... CD
Blue Note, 1957. Used ... $16.99
A very unique album from Hank Mobley – one that has him working alongside Milt Jackson, in an unusual format that mixes the soulful Mobley tenor with some well-crafted work on vibes! The "all star" title is certainly appropriate here – as Mobley and Jackson are joined in a ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Hank MobleyHi Voltage (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1967. Used ... $19.99
An extremely well-titled set from the legendary Hank Mobley – one of his key Blue Notes of the 60s, and an album that glides along with an undeniable sense of joy, life, and soul! Mobley's really opening up his groove at this point – moving way beyond standard hard bop and soul jazz ... read more CD
(Out of print, sealed.)

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Hank MobleyNo Room For Squares ... CD
Blue Note, 1963. Used ... $4.99
An excellent CD reworking of the original Mobley hardbop classic, and one that restores a number of tracks that were originally recorded for the album's session, but which showed up on other Blue Note albums. The whole thing's got 8 cuts in all, some of which didn't appear on the orignal album, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Hank MobleySlice Of The Top (Connoisseur Series) ... CD
Blue Note, 1966/1979. Used ... $19.99
A lost session by Hank Mobley – originally recorded in 1966, but not officially issued until 1979, and then only briefly until another short issue in the mid 90s! The record has Mobley really reaching out into a new bag – hitting a more soulfully arranged sound than on some of his ... read more CD
(Out of print original Conoisseur pressing.)

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Hank MobleySoul Station (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note, 1960. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.99
One of the key classics from the hardbop years of Blue Note – the kind of album that really set the label apart from the rest at the time! Soul Station is a deceptively simple album that has tenor giant Hank Mobley playing standards and originals in a quartet with Wynton Kelly on piano, Paul ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Features new remastering from Kevin Gray!)
Also available Soul Station (non RVG edition) ... CD 4.99

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Hank MobleySoul Station (non RVG edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1960. Used ... $4.99
One of the key classics from the hardbop years of Blue Note – the kind of album that really set the label apart from the rest at the time! Soul Station is a deceptively simple album that has tenor giant Hank Mobley playing standards and originals in a quartet with Wynton Kelly on piano, Paul ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Soul Station (180 gram pressing) ... LP 25.99

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Hank MobleyStraight No Filter (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note, 1966. Used ... $11.99
No filters here, as Hank Mobley's sound is clean, lean, and right on the money – hitting that newly-sophisticated groove of the Caddy For Daddy years in this sweet unissued set! The date was recorded in the 60s, but unissued by Blue Note for many years – another one of those head-scratc ... read more CD
(2001 Connoisseur edition. BMG Direct pressing.)

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Hank MobleyThird Season ... CD
Blue Note, 1967. Used ... $24.99
One of those rare treasures that was recorded by Blue Note in the 60s, but not issued at the time – a great late Hank Mobley set from 1967 that only saw the light of day in 1980! The album's got Hank really opening things up – using some of those more inventive rhythms and articulate ... read more CD
(Out of print, Connoisseur pressing.)

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Hank MobleyWorkout ... CD
Blue Note, 1962. Used ... $6.99
One of the greatest albums ever from Blue Note tenor giant Hank Mobley – a set that really explodes in all the new directions Hank was taking in the 60s! Mobley in the 50s was already the stuff of legend – a tremendous soloist on tenor, and every bit his own man – firmly focused ... read more CD
(1988 pressing.)

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Frank Mobus & Der Rote BereichLive In Montreux ... CD
Act (Germany), 2001. Used ... $9.99
Frank Mobus on guitar, Rudi Mahall on bass clarinet, and John Schroder on drums. CD

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Modern Jazz SextetDizzy Meets Sonny (aka The Modern Jazz Sextet) ... LP
Verve, 1956. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
That's the Modern Jazz Sextet – not the Modern Jazz Quartet – although the group definitely borrows a bit of energy from the MJQ, and some personnel too! The group was only put together for this date – and combines the subtle touches of MJQ members John Lewis on piano and Percy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 70s pressing, with a great set of notes.)

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Modern Jazz SextetModern Jazz Sextet ... LP
Norgran, 1956. Near Mint- ... $24.99
That's the Modern Jazz Sextet – not the Modern Jazz Quartet – although the group definitely borrows a bit of energy from the MJQ, and some personnel too! The group was only put together for this date – and combines the subtle touches of MJQ members John Lewis on piano and Percy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with insert – MV 4019.)

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Modern Jazz Quartet40th Anniversary Celebration ... CD
Atlantic, 1992/1993. Used ... $4.99
An album packed with guest artists including Phil Woods, Wynton Marsalis, Bobby McFerrin, Jimmy Heath, Freddie Hubbard, Nino Tempo, and Illinois Jacquet. CD

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Modern Jazz QuartetBlues At Carnegie Hall ... LP
Atlantic, 1969. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $5.99 7.99
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
(Stereo red and green Rockefeller pressing.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetBlues On Bach ... LP
Atlantic, 1974. Near Mint- ... $4.99 6.99
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 (20 bit remaster) ... CD
Prestige, Mid 50s. Used ... $2.99
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 CD
(Out of print. Slipcase is not included.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetEuropean Concert Vol 2 ... LP
Atlantic, 1960. Near Mint- ... $19.99
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
(Nice Japanese pressing, with obi – P 7523A. Cover has light aging near the opening edge, but is very nice overall.)

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✨✧ Modern Jazz QuartetFontessa ... CD
Atlantic, 1956. Used ... $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 CD
(Out of print.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetFontessa ... LP
Atlantic, 1956. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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
(Rockefeller label stereo pressing with Warner text. Cover has light wear, small split on top.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetIn A Crowd ... CD
Knit Classics, 1963. Used ... $3.99
A live recording from the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival. Tracks include "Pyramid", "In A Crowd", "Bags' Groove", "I Should Care", and "Sheriff". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Modern Jazz QuartetLast Concert ... CD
Atlantic/Rhino, 1974. Used 2CD ... Just Sold Out!
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 – very much back to the basics of their early time on Atlantic ... read more CD
Also available Last Concert ... LP 14.99

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Modern Jazz QuartetLast Concert ... LP
Atlantic, 1974. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
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 – very much back to the basics of their early time on Atlantic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and some small blemishes in front.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetLegendary Profile ... CD
Atlantic/Wounded Bird, 1972. New Copy ... $6.99 11.98
A cool 70s album from the Modern Jazz Quartet – and one that has John Lewis playing a bit of electric piano, in addition to his usual acoustic keys! At some level, it almost feels like the group's working off the lessons learned during their Apple Records years – and are also picking ... read more CD
Also available Legendary Profile ... LP 9.99

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Modern Jazz QuartetLegendary Profile ... LP
Atlantic, 1972. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A cool 70s album from the Modern Jazz Quartet – and one that has John Lewis playing a bit of electric piano, in addition to his usual acoustic keys! At some level, it almost feels like the group's working off the lessons learned during their Apple Records years – and are also picking ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Broadway label stereo pressing. Cover has a bit of gloss separation at the edges.)
Also available Legendary Profile ... CD 6.99

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✨✧ Modern Jazz QuartetLonely Woman ... CD
Atlantic (France), Early 60s. Used ... $8.99
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
(Out of print, Atlantic 50th Anniversary digipak pressing.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetModern Jazz Quartet (Atlantic) ... LP
Atlantic, 1957. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
One of the first MJQ albums on Atlantic – and a bit fresher than some of their later outings, when it seemed like they were churning records out at the drop of a hat! Titles include an extended medley of standards, all given the MJQ touch – plus the drum-heavy "La Ronde", and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rockefeller label pressing with Warner text. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetModern Jazz Quartet Plays For Lovers ... LP
Prestige, Early 50s/1965. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Yipes! The MJQ must have freaked out when they saw the title to this one – especially since the record doesn't feature them playing especially for lovers, it's just a collection of their excellent early work for Prestige. The album features some of the group's great work with Kenny Clarke ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo blue label pressing. Cover has a mostly split top, light surface wear, some staining & flaking on the bottom corner- due to moisture.)

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Modern Jazz QuartetMusic From Odds Against Tomorrow ... LP
United Artists, 1959. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A brilliant album through and through – not just a standout from the late 50s years of the Modern Jazz Quartet, but also a compelling soundtrack composed entirely by pianist John Lewis! Lewis' writing was always a key part of the group's sound, but here it really comes into its own – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese King pressing, with obi – GXC 3136. Back cover has some light aging, but front is great.)

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✨✧ Modern Jazz QuartetOne Never Knows – Original Film Score For No Sun In Venice By John Lewis ... LP
Atlantic, 1957. Very Good+ ... $7.99
The MJQ always manage to sound especially great when working on music for film – and this album's a great illustration of that fact! The work here is written by John Lewis, for a movie that never lasted the test of time as much as the record – and it's some of John's most evocative ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo green & blue labels. Cover has light surface wear & aging.)

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✨✧ Modern Jazz QuartetPyramid (Jazz Heritage pressing) ... CD
Atlantic/Jazz Heritage, 1960. Used ... $3.99
Features a long reading of "Pyramid" – plus "Django", "Romaine", "Vendome", and "It Don't Mean A Thing". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Modern Jazz Quartet & Laurindo AlmeidaCollaboration ... LP
Atlantic, 1964. Very Good ... $7.99
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
(Mono red and purple label pressing with AT etch.)

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✨✧ Modern Jazz Quartet with Sonny RollinsModern Jazz Quartet At Music Inn – Guest Artist Sonny Rollins ... CD
Atlantic, 1957. Used ... $5.99
The Modern Jazz Quartet with a very noteworthy addition – the great Sonny Rollins, whose work on this record really makes it a cut above the usual MJQ outing for Atlantic! As on the quartet's previous Music Inn album with Jimmy Giuffre, the addition of a reed player really inflects their ... read more CD
(1998 Atlantic Original Sound digipack pressing.)

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Modern Jazz Quintet Karlsruhe/FourmenonlyModern Jazz Quintet Karlsruhe/Fourmenonly – Complete Recordings (Trees/Position 2000/Fourmenonly Vol 1/Science Fiction Stories) (3CD set) ... CD
No Business (Lithuania), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 3CDs ... $38.99 42.99
A fantastic lost legacy in European free improvisation – the complete works of a group who were first known as Modern Jazz Quintet Karlsruhe, then later as Fourmenonly – presented here in a beautiful 3CD set! First up is the album Trees – issued on a small label in 1968, but a ... read more CD
(Limited edition of 500!)

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Charnett Moffett TrioLive ... CD
Motema, 2021. Used ... $6.99
Special promo only live release with five tracks, plus three more radio edits! CD
(CDr release.)

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MogollarAnatolian Sun Part 2 ... LP
Night Dreamer (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $16.99 29.99
Mogollar are a legendary group in Turkish music – formed in the 60s, with a mission to explore psychedelic impulses amidst more traditional instrumentation – and all these many years later, the combo is still going strong, and with a sound that still beats most of the groups they ... (Global Grooves, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Louis MoholoBra Louis Bra Tebs/Spirits Rejoice ... CD
Ogun (UK), 1978/1995. New Copy 2CDs ... $16.99 18.99
A beautiful double-length package of work from drummer Louis Moholo – a 2CD set that features one record from recent years, and a key classic from the 70s! Spirits Rejoice is one of the strongest 70s statements from ex-Blue Notes drummer Moholo – recorded in the company of fellow ... read more CD

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Louis Moholo MoholoUplift The People ... CD
Ogun (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $14.99
The spiritual sound of drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo is alive and well – the one light still burning from the legendary Blue Notes jazz ensemble from South Africa – and one who's taken the righteous power of that group well into the 21st Century! The music here is as uplifting as the ... read more CD

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Louis Moholo Moholo Unit4 Blokes ... CD
Ogun (UK), 2014. New Copy ... $14.99
Not just four blokes, but a killer quartet led by legendary drummer Louis Moholo – one that works at the same searing intensity as his Blue Notes group in the 70s! The combo is especially adept at quick-paced, fast-thinking creativity – and really leap forward with a great sense of ... read more CD

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Louis Moholo's Viva La BlackFreedom Tour – Live In South Africa 1993 ... CD
Ogun (UK), 1993. New Copy ... $14.99
An incredibly spiritual session from percussionist Louis Moholo and his ensemble Viva La Black – recorded on the occasion of a series of concerts in Moholo's homeland of South Africa – and done in a way that's as much a document of the group's trip as it is a recording of the music in ... read more CD

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Louis Moholo/Evan ParkerBush Fire ... CD
Ogun (UK), 1995. New Copy ... $14.99 15.99
A key linking of two traditions of British avant jazz expression – and a session that's co-led by percussionist Louis Moholo and saxophonist Evan Parker! The sound here is almost more in Parker's camp than it is Moholo's – as the album's improvised tracks have a spare, contemplative ... read more CD

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Bill MolenhofAll Pass By ... LP
MTS (Germany), 1988. Near Mint- ... $2.99
With Molenhof on marimba and keyboards, Dewey Dellay on bass, and Tom Baker on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bit of pen and a small sticker spot in back.)

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MombasaAfrican Rhythms & Blues 2 ... CD
Spiegelei/Sonorama (Germany), 1976. New Copy ... $9.99 19.99
The second album from Mombasa – and possibly even better than the first! The group have really come into their own by the time of this date – mixing together jazz and African roots with a sound that's unlike anyone else we can think of – quite unique in its approach to rhythms, ... (Global Grooves, Jazz) read more CD

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Marc MommaasGlobal Motion ... CD
Sunnyside, 2003. Used ... $7.99
Marc Mommaas on tenor, Rez Abbasi on guitars, Nikolaj Hess on piano, John Herbert on bass, and Tony Moreno on drums. CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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John MonaghanEarly Tracks By John Monaghan ... LP
NTSU, Mid/Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A collection of early recordings that feature NTSU alumni and bassist John Monaghan – includes "Goodbye Porkpie Hat" with Ray Loeckle on soprano, "El Festivo" with the Bill Farmer Quartet, "Windows" with the Lou Marini Quintet, and the solo feature "Swag's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 70s issue. Cover has minimal wear and a bumped corner.)

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Ben MonderDust ... CD
Arabesque Jazz, 1996. Used ... $9.99
With Ben Monder on guitar, Ben Street on bass, and Jim Black on drums and percussion. Tracks are almost all originals and include "Gemini", "Third Eyebrow", "Silent Neighbors", and "Late Green". CD
(Out of print.)

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Ben MonderFlux ... CD
Songlines (Canada), 1995. Used ... $9.99
Ben Monder on guitar, Drew Gress on bass, and Jim Black on drums. CD

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Ben MonderOceana ... CD
Sunnyside, 2005. Used ... $6.99
Ben Monder on guitar, Kermit Driscoll and Skuli Sverrisson on bass, Ted Poor on drums, with ... read more CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkAlways Know ... LP
Columbia, Mid 60s/1979. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
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 MonkBest Moments Of Thelonious Monk Vol 1 ... LP
BYG (Japan), Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $28.99
Not a "best of" – but a set that features rare live work recorded in Paris, with Monk's great bandmate Charlie Rouse on tenor! Titles include "Monk's Mood", "Lulu's Back In Town", "Ruby My Dear", and "Blue Monk". LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with insert.)

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Thelonious MonkBig Band & Quartet In Concert ... LP
Columbia, 1963. Near Mint- ... $39.99
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
(360 Sound stereo pressing with black text and 1D/1C matrix. Cover has light wear.)

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Thelonious MonkBlue Monk ... CD
Eclipse/Jazztime, 1963/1964. Used ... $3.99
Live European dates from the early sixties with Monk, Charlie Rouse, Larry Gales and Ben Riley. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkBrilliant Corners ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1956. Used ... $4.99
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 CD
(BMG Direct pressing – still sealed!)

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Thelonious MonkComplete Blue Note Recordings (4CD box set) ... CD
Blue Note, 1944/1947/1948. Used 4 CDs ... $24.99
A fantastic collection of Monk material for Blue Note – recorded in a few different periods and settings! The package features some late 40s sides with Idrees Sulieman on trumpet and Billy Smith on tenor; 1947 trio material with Art Blakey on drums; a 1947 quartet with Sahib Shihab on alto; ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Thelonious MonkComplete London Collection (3CD box set) ... CD
Black Lion (Germany), 1971. Used 3 CDs ... $44.99
Very late work from the legendary Thelonious Monk – but surprisingly great as well! The session was recorded in London – as you might guess from the title – and although Monk's not working with his regular quartet with Charlie Rouse, he does interact wonderfully with a trio that ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkCriss-Cross ... CD
Columbia, 1963. Used ... $3.99
A title and cover that beautifully illustrate the sharp-edged power of the Thelonious Monk quartet on Columbia – and a wonderful place to start if you're just digging Thelonious' music! The record is similar to the best of Monk's Columbia sides – in that it revisits older tunes and ... read more CD
(Columbia Jazz Masterpiece pressing.)

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Thelonious MonkCriss-Cross ... LP
Columbia, 1963. Near Mint- ... $33.99 39.99
A title and cover that beautifully illustrate the sharp-edged power of the Thelonious Monk quartet on Columbia – and a wonderful place to start if you're just digging Thelonious' music! The record is similar to the best of Monk's Columbia sides – in that it revisits older tunes and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Brown label Columbia Limited Edition pressing. Cover has minimal wear.)

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Thelonious MonkEpistrophy – A Jazz Hour With Thelonious Monk Vol 2 ... CD
Jazz Hour (Portugal), 1963/1964. Used ... $7.99
Live material recorded in Europe during the early sixties with Charlie Rouse, Larry Gales and Ben Riley. CD
(Out of print.)

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Thelonious MonkEssential Thelonious Monk ... CD
Blue Note/EMI, Late 40s/Early 50s. Used ... $1.99
Includes the tracks "Ruby My Dear", "In Walked Bud", "I Mean You", "Epistrophy", "Four In One", "Ask Me Now", "Evidence", "Criss Cross", and "Straight No Chaser" – 16 tracks total. CD
(CD is Copy Controlled.)

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Thelonious MonkGenius Of Modern Music Vol 1 (Non-RVG remastered edition) ... CD
Blue Note, Early 50s. Used ... $2.99
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.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkGenius Of Modern Music Vol 2 (Non-RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, Early 50s. Used ... $4.99
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.)

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Thelonious MonkGreatest Hits ... LP
Riverside, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
All key late 50s recordings of these gems! Titles include "Brilliant Corners", "Jackie-ing", "Ruby My Dear", "Off Minor", and "Little Rootie Tootie". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing with microphone logo, deep groove. Cover has light surface & edge wear, aging, clear taped spine.)

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Thelonious MonkHigh Priest ... LP
Prestige, 1952. Very Good ... $13.99 16.99
Monk is joined by Gary Mapp or Percy Heath on bass and Art Blakey or Max Roach on drums for ten tracks. The titles include "Blue Monk", "Bemsha Swing", "Monk's Dream", "Sweet & Lovely", "These Foolish Things", and "Little Rootie Tootie" ... LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has a cutout hole, light stains on the corners, and light surface wear.)

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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

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Thelonious MonkLive In Paris – 16 Avril 1961 ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), 1961. New Copy 2 CDs ... $22.99 29.99
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 Stockholm 1961 ... CD
Dragon (Sweden), 1961. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99 17.99
A beautiful live set from the legendary Thelonious Monk Quartet – that magical lineup you'll know from Monk's early 60s albums on Columbia Records, captured here in a concert performance that really opens up so many different currents of the group's sound! Monk is crucial, of course, on ... read more CD

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Thelonious MonkLondon Collection Vol 1 ... CD
1201 Music, 1971. Used ... $4.99
Very late work from the legendary Thelonious Monk – but surprisingly great as well! The session was recorded in London – as you might guess from the title – and although Monk's not working with his regular quartet with Charlie Rouse, he does interact wonderfully with a trio that ... read more CD
(24 bit remastered edition.)

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Thelonious MonkMisterioso – Recorded On Tour ... LP
Columbia, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $22.99
Great live work from Thelonious Monk – a set of live tracks recorded in New York, Tokyo, and San Francisco – brought together here as a single album from the early Columbia Records years! The group features wonderful tenor from Charlie Rouse throughout – Monk's key muse during ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2-eye 360 Sound pressing. Cover has some ring & surface wear, aging.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkMisterioso (Riverside) (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1958. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A key classic from Thelonious Monk's years at Riverside – and an album that's as compelling as its haunting title! The session features Thelonious working with a great quartet that includes Johnny Griffin on tenor, playing these wonderfully angular lines; Ahmed Abdul-Malik on bass, working ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Thelonious MonkMonk Alone – The Complete Columbia Solo Studio Recordings 1962 to 1968 ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, Mid 60s. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99 11.99
The complerte Columbia solo piano recordings – 37 tracks total, including 14 previously unreleased takes! CD
(Out of print.)

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Thelonious MonkMonk's Dream ... LP
Columbia, 1963. Very Good- ... $39.99
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 2 eye pressing with 1B/1A matrix. Cover has ring and edge wear, some discoloration from age, and a center split in the bottom seam.)

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Thelonious MonkMonk. ... LP
Columbia, 1964. Very Good+ ... $43.99 49.99
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
(Nice 60s orange label UK pressing, in a flip-back cover. Cover has a small stain on the front, light wear, and some aging.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkStraight No Chaser (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1967. Used ... $3.99
Classic 60s work from Thelonious Monk – featuring his incredible quartet with Charlie Rouse on tenor, certainly Monk's best-ever musical soulmate! The album features some newer versions of older tunes, and a few written just for the album – but the source of the material is not ... read more CD

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Thelonious MonkThelonious Himself ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1957. Used ... $6.99
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 CD
(CRC pressing.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk & Sonny Rollins ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1953/1954. Used ... $3.99
A full length set that compiles earlier sessions cut under either the name of Thelonious Monk or Sonny Rollins – most of them together in the same group! At the time of recording, Monk was an established figure on the bop scene, but Rollins was still a fresh voiced up-and-comer – yet ... read more CD

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Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk Orchestra At Town Hall ... LP
Riverside, 1959. Very Good ... $34.99
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
(Blue label, silver text, microphone logo, and deep groove. Vinyl is nice and clean, with a few light cosmetic marks. Cover has some light wear on front, and back has a bit of pen and a bit more light wear.)

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Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk Plays Duke Ellington ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1955. Used ... $6.99
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 CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk With John Coltrane ... CD
Jazzland/OJC, 1957/Early 60s. Used ... $2.99
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 CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Thelonious Monk With John Coltrane ... CD 1.99

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Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk With John Coltrane ... CD
Jazzland/OJC, 1957/Early 60s. Used ... $1.99
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 CD
Also available Thelonious Monk With John Coltrane ... CD 2.99

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Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk With John Coltrane ... LP
Jazzland, 1957/Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $38.99
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
(Japanese pressing, with obi – SMJ 6149 – a great copy!)

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Thelonious MonkUnderground (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1968. Used ... $5.99
One of the most gimmicky cover images ever used to sell the music of Thelonious Monk (and Monk himself hated the image) – but a key classic from his legendary years at Columbia Records! The album's got an edge that definitely lives up to its title – even if the cover photo is a bad ... read more CD
(Remastered edition.)

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Thelonious MonkUnique Thelonious Monk ... LP
Riverside, 1956. Very Good ... $59.99
The session's billed as "very personal treatments of great standards" – and it's a great twist on familiar material, all given the Thelonius touch! There's less of Monk's creative composition and angular group arrangements going on here – and instead, the album's almost a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Small blue label Bill Grauer Productions pressing, RLP 12-209, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has some ring and edge wear, aging, a split top seam, and small center split in the bottom seam.)

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Thelonious Monk & Gerry MulliganMulligan Meets Monk ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1957. Used ... $4.99
An unlikely pair, but a great one here – and the record's one of those few magical moments where bringing together unusual partners actually works! Mulligan's cool hardly seems a match for Monk's angular modernism, but together the players seem to strike a middle ground that resonates with ... read more CD
(OJC pressing.)
Also available Mulligan Meets Monk ... LP 9.99

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Thelonious Monk & Gerry MulliganMulligan Meets Monk ... LP
Riverside, 1957. Fair ... $9.99 24.99
An unlikely pair, but a great one here – and the record's one of those few magical moments where bringing together unusual partners actually works! Mulligan's cool hardly seems a match for Monk's angular modernism, but together the players seem to strike a middle ground that resonates with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Small blue label Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing, RLP 12-247. NOTE – Vinyl has a press flaw bump that causes a noisy locked groove at the end of "Straight No Chaser". Cover has wear and aging, split seams, and masking tape holding the top.)
Also available Mulligan Meets Monk ... CD 4.99

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Thelonious Monk Quartet with John ColtraneThelonious Monk Quartet With John Coltrane At Carnegie Hall ... CD
Blue Note (Canada), 1957. Used ... $1.99
A rare gem of a session – live material recorded by the Voice Of America in 1957, and featuring a unique Thelonious Monk quartet with John Coltrane on tenor! The performance is contemporaneous with Coltrane's appearance on the legendary Monk's Music album for Riverside – and the ... read more CD
(CD is copy protected.)
Also available Thelonious Monk Quartet With John Coltrane At Carnegie Hall ... CD 1.99

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✨✧ Thelonious Monk Quartet with John ColtraneThelonious Monk Quartet With John Coltrane At Carnegie Hall ... CD
Blue Note, 1957. Used ... $1.99
A rare gem of a session – live material recorded by the Voice Of America in 1957, and featuring a unique Thelonious Monk quartet with John Coltrane on tenor! The performance is contemporaneous with Coltrane's appearance on the legendary Monk's Music album for Riverside – and the ... read more CD
Also available Thelonious Monk Quartet With John Coltrane At Carnegie Hall ... CD 1.99

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Thelonious Monk with Johnny GriffinComplete Live At The Five Spot 1958 (Thelonious In Action/Misterioso) ... CD
Phoenix (Spain), 1958. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
Thelonious Monk on piano, Johnny Griffin on tenor saxophone, Ahmed Abdul Malik on bass, and Roy Haynes on drums. CD
(2012 pressing.)

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Thelonious Monk/Martial SolalThelonious Monk Quartet – Live In Berlin 1961/Martial Solal Trio – Live In Essen 1959 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Jazz Line (Germany), 1959/1961. New Copy Gatefold ... $31.99 36.99
Two giants of modern jazz piano, both performing here on a single set! And no, they don't play together – although we would have loved to hear that – but the live material here shows both musicians in their best light – with Monk's killer quartet with Charlie Rouse on tenor, John ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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JR MonteroseJR Monterose ... CD
Blue Note, 1956. Used ... $9.99
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
(1994 CD pressing.)
 
 



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