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Sonny StittGoin' Down Slow/So Doggone Good ... CD
Prestige, 1972/1973. Used ... $6.99
Late work by Sonny Stitt on Prestige – 2 albums with a really great feel! Going Down Slow has Sonny hitting a groove that's a bit more laidback than some of his funkier albums for Prestige, but one that's still pretty darn great overall! The sound is almost in a Stanley Turrentine mode at ... read more CD
(2003 pressing.)

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Sonny StittI Keep Comin' Back ... LP
Roulette, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Like Eddie Harris, Lou Donaldson, and a few other aging soul jazz stars in the late 60s, Sonny Stitt turned to the electric Varitone sax to juice up his career a bit. And while he never used it to as good effect as players like Harris and Donaldson, he still managed to crank out some nice sounds, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label stereo pressing. Cover has light wear, aging, and a center split in the spine.)

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Sonny StittJazz At The Hi-Hat ... CD
Roulette/Blue Note, 1954. Used ... $9.99
With Bernie Griggs on bass, Marquis Foster on drums, and Dean Earl on piano. CD
(1992 pressing. BMG club pressing.)

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Sonny StittLast Stitt Sessions Vol 1 & 2 (32 Jazz) ... CD
32 Jazz, 1982. Used ... $4.99
With Jimmy Cobb, Walter Davis, George Duvivier, Bill Hardman, and Junior Mance. CD

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Sonny StittLittle Green Apples ... LP
Solid State, 1969. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $2.99 6.99
Stitt's bumping around on Varitone, and playing a set that's mostly pop jazz numbers with a groovy 60s feel. The group's mostly electric, and titles include "I Go Congo", "Girl Watcher", "Friendless Blues", and "Extra Special Delight". Not bad, and with a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sonny StittMake Someone Happy ... LP
Roulette, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $4.99 9.99
Stitt's on the Varitone here – blowing away on a mellow set of late night tracks that features some great original compositions! Sure, the groove is perhaps a bit sleepier than some of his other sides of the time, but Sonny always does well in this sort of late nite mode – and the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch with wear, and is otherwise nice!)

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Sonny StittMoonlight In Vermont ... CD
Denon (Japan), 1977. Used ... $14.99
Beautifully-recorded later work from Sonny Stitt – a record that's got the crispness and poise of his classic work on Roost, with perhaps a bit of the warmer soul he'd picked up in the 70s – yet laid out in a way that's different from some of his American albums too! The set's a ... read more CD
(Out of print and sealed. Includes obi.)

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Sonny StittMy Buddy – Sonny Stitt Plays For Gene Ammons ... LP
Muse, 1976. Very Good+ ... $4.99
With Barry Harris on piano, Leroy Williams on drums, and Sam Jones on bass. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light edge wear.)

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Sonny StittParallel-A-Stitt ... LP
Roulette, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Hmmmmm . . . Can't figure out the title, but the record's a nice batch of mellow groovers, played by Stitt on the Varitone, which he was working very heavily with Selmer to promote at the time. The backing's got some strong players – like Don Patterson on organ, Jerome Richardson on flute, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo orange label pressing. The back cover has a trace of a light stain on the bottom, but is great otherwise!)

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Sonny StittSmooth Sonny ... LP
Everest, Late 50s/1960s. Near Mint- ... $2.99
Not much info provided regarding recording dates and personnel, but includes "Autumn In New York", "Another One For Sonny", "Love Is Bustin Out All Over", "Star Eyes", and "The Shadow Of Your Smile". LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s issue.)

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Sonny StittSonny Stitt ... LP
Argo, 1958. Very Good ... $14.99
A record with a simple, elegant title – and a similar cover image too – but if you know Sonny Stitt, you know there's often plenty beneath the surface, and this classic Chess Records has plenty to offer, once you start listening! The album's right up there with Sonny's work for Roost ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Argo pressing with deep groove. Vinyl has a mark that clicks towards the end of "This Is Always" and into "Jack Spratt". Cover has portrait slicks on both sides and mostly split seams.)

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Sonny StittSonny Stitt & The Top Brass (Jazzlore) ... LP
Atlantic, 1966. Sealed ... $5.99
A heck of a great little record – one that shouldn't work so well, but it does! For the set, Sonny Stitt's blowing in front of a larger brass section – and while the prospect of a Sonny Stitt big band record might not sound that great at first, this one really kicks, largely because of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s Jazzlore pressing, still sealed! Cover has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Sonny StittSonny Stitt Plays Arrangements From the Pen Of Quincy Jones ... LP
Roost, 1955. Near Mint- ... $28.99
Sonny Stitt plus the early genius of Quincy Jones – a really great combination that makes for a standout session on Roost! As you might guess with Quincy handling the arrangements, the group here is bigger than usual for Stitt – especially given that the bulk of his Roost sessions were ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi – SGD 72.)

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Sonny StittStitt In Orbit ... LP
Roost, Early 60s. Very Good ... $7.99
Pure Sonny Stitt – and purely wonderful! Sonny plays nice and loud, nice and clear, and nice and strong with an unnamed combo that sits back and lets the bop master take the lead with some incredibly well-placed solos. Stitt's work by this time is always a treat – mixing soul jazz ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono blue label Royal Roost pressing. Cover has surface and edge wear, a mark from sticker removal, and discoloration from age.)

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Sonny StittStitt Plays Bird ... LP
Atlantic, 1963. Near Mint- ... $29.99
After years of staying free of comparisons with Charlie Parker, Sonny Stitt steps confidently into a set of compositions by the late, great one – sounding really wonderful in his own interpretations of these classics! The album's got the same simple and focused still as Stitt's best work on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue and green label stereo pressing. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Sonny StittStittsville ... LP
Roost, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $28.99
Take a trip to Stittsville – as Sonny delivers the kind of wonderfully well-crafted small combo work that make his Roost material so great! Some tracks feature alto, some tenor – and titles include "Embraceable You", "Stormy Thursday", "It All Depends On ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Royal Roost pressing. Back cover has a few small notes in pen, but overall, this is a great copy!)

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Sonny StittTune-Up! ... LP
Cobblestone, 1972. Very Good+ ... $11.99
By this point in his career, Sonny hardly needed a tune up in his style – but the album's a great one from his post-Prestige years, and a real back-to-basics effort that recalls the genius of his work on Roost! The format is straight and simple – Stitt's tenor and alto fronting a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole, some smudges in front, tiny split in the top seam, and a name in pen in back.)

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✨✧ Sonny StittTune-Up/Constellation – Endgame Brilliance ... CD
Cobblestone/32 Jazz, 1972. Used ... $5.99
Early 70s magic from Sonny Stitt – two albums recorded in 1972 for the Cobblestone label! First up is Tune Up – a great one from Stitt's post-Prestige years, and a real back-to-basics effort that recalls the genius of his work on Roost! The format is straight and simple – Stitt's ... read more CD

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Sonny StittWhen Sonny Blows Blue (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Jamal/P-Vine (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... $24.99 29.99
A sweetly funky little set from Sonny Stitt – one of his hippest albums ever, and a rare date cut for Ahmad Jamal's short-lived record label! The sound here is a great combination of the late 60s tone that Sonny forged on other east coast indies – and some of the hipper, more open ... read more CD

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Sonny Stitt & Bennie GreenMy Main Man ... LP
Argo, 1964. Very Good+ ... $19.99
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 cut corner and light wear.)

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Sonny Stitt & Paul GonsalvesSalt & Pepper ... LP
Impulse, 1963. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $43.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo orange & black label pressing with Van Gelder/Stereo stamp. Cover has a bit of gloss peel on the opening, but looks great overall.)
Also available Salt & Pepper (SACD) ... CD 18.99

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Sonny Stitt & Paul GonsalvesSalt & Pepper (SACD) ... CD
Impulse, 1963. Used ... $18.99 26.99
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, punch through barcode. SACD hybrid version – plays on regular players too.)
Also available Salt & Pepper ... LP 43.99

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Sonny Stitt & Zoot SimsInter-Action ... LP
Cadet, 1965. Very Good ... $5.99
A nice little set by Sonny Stitt and Zoot Sims – recorded in Chicago after the two had played together at the Plugged Nickel in the Windy City! Backing is by the trio of pianist John Young – who gives the album a rolling bottom groove that shows off the Chicago sound of the early 60s ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono blue fade label pressing. Cover has some wear and aging, and a cutout hole.)
Also available Inter-Action (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 15.99

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✨✧ Sonny Stitt & Zoot SimsInter-Action (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Cadet (Japan), 1965. Used ... $15.99
A nice little set by Sonny Stitt and Zoot Sims – recorded in Chicago after the two had played together at the Plugged Nickel in the Windy City! Backing is by the trio of pianist John Young – who gives the album a rolling bottom groove that shows off the Chicago sound of the early 60s ... read more CD
(Out of print – includes obi!)
Also available Inter-Action ... LP 5.99

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Sonny Stitt & Zoot SimsInteraction (2LP set) ... LP
Cadet, 1956/1960/1965. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $6.99 9.99
A 2LP set that features the core album Interaction by Stitt & Sims – plus a lot of additional material from other albums. The core set was recorded in Chicago after the two had played together at the Plugged Nickel in the Windy City! Backing is by the trio of John Young – who ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light ring & edge wear.)

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Sonny Stitt with Don PattersonNight Crawler ... LP
Prestige, 1965. Very Good+ ... $19.99
A killer set from Sonny – recorded in a very stripped down setting that has him blowing over organ lines by Don Patterson and drums by Billy James, with no other accompaniment! Tunes aren't that long, but they do have a freer feel than usual – and titles include "Answering ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing, with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has a cutout hole, but is great!)

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Sonny Stitt/Dizzy Gillespie/Stan GetzTitans ... LP
Hall Of Fame Jazz Greats, 1957. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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✨✧ Malcolm StrachanPoint Of No Return ... CD
Haggis (UK), 2023. New Copy ... $12.99 14.99
A second great solo album from trumpeter Malcolm Strachan – much more jazz-based than his work in the Haggis Horns, and his backings for a number of other soul artists – delivered with a depth of feeling that would have been missed in a larger ensemble! Strachan's a great soloist ... (Deep Funk, Jazz) read more CD
Also available Point Of No Return ... LP 22.99

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✨✧ Malcolm StrachanPoint Of No Return ... LP
Haggis (UK), 2023. New Copy ... $22.99 26.99
A second great solo album from trumpeter Malcolm Strachan – much more jazz-based than his work in the Haggis Horns, and his backings for a number of other soul artists – delivered with a depth of feeling that would have been missed in a larger ensemble! Strachan's a great soloist ... (Deep Funk, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Point Of No Return ... CD 12.99

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Strata NovaStrata Nova – Historic 1977 to 1983 Recordings ... CD
Uuquipleu, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $16.99
A really obscure group from the Detroit scene of the late 70s and early 80s – but one who live on strongly in this double-length set – thanks to the recording efforts of drummer Leonard King! The group were kind of a follow-up to King's previous Soul Messengers group – and to his ... (Soul, Jazz) read more CD

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Streetlife with Warren WiegratzBoth Sides Of The Street ... CD
T&W, 1993. Used ... $6.99
Warren Wiegratz on saxophone, keyboards, percussion and backing vocals, Peter McManaman and Joe Gorman on guitar, Kurt Cowling on keyboards, Kevin Allen on bass, Tony Wagner on drums, with vocals from Ken Daniel and backing vocals from Laurie Adams and Phebe Hines. CD

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Streetlife with Warren WiegratzConversations ... CD
T&W, 1996. Used ... $6.99
Streetlife are Terry Sims on keyboard, Donna Woodall on vocals, Peter Mac on guitar, Ethen Bender on bass, Tony Wagner on drums and Warren Wiegratz on sax. CD

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Walter StrerathTrio Quartet Quintet ... CD
Sonorama (Germany), 1967. New Copy ... $7.99 18.99
Soulful jazz from the German scene of the 60s – a sweet little album that features pianist Walter Strerath in three different settings! Strerath is already great on the trio tracks – mixing 60s soul jazz modes with some of the groovier, more rhythmically open modes of the European ... read more CD

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Strictly MissionaryHeisse Scheisse ... LP
Astral Spirits, 2021. New Copy ... $15.99 20.00
Over the past few years, the Astral Spirits label has quietly been staging a sonic revolution – really breaking down expectations in the world of avant jazz, and turning our albums that go way past familiar free jazz and improvisation! That's definitely the case here, with a really unique ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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String Trio Of New YorkAs Tears Go By ... CD
New Edition (Germany), 2005. Used ... $9.99
Jay Clayton on vocals, Charles Burnham on violin, James Emery on guitar, and John Lindberg on bass. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ String Trio Of New YorkBlues? ... CD
Black Saint (Italy), 1995. Used ... $8.99
John Lindberg on double bass, James Emery on guitar, and Regina Carter on violin. CD
(Out of print.)

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String Trio Of New YorkFrozen Ropes ... CD
Barking Hoop, 2005. Used ... $8.99
Features Rob Thomas on violin, James Emery on guitar, and John Lindberg on bass – plus special guest Oliver Lake on alto! CD

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String Trio Of New YorkGut Reaction ... CD
Omni Tone, 2003. Used ... $6.99
Features Rob Thomas on violin, James Emery on guitar, and John Lindberg on bass. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Thomas Stronen & Stale StorlokkenHumcrush ... CD
Rune Grammafon (Norway), 2004. Used ... $6.99
Thomas Stronen on keyboards and electronics and Stale Storlokken on drums and electronics. CD

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Frank StrozierFantastic Frank Strozier ... LP
Vee Jay, 1959. Very Good ... $34.99
A seminal early recording from one of our favorite reed players ever! In the late 1950s, the young Frank Strozier came up to Chicago from Memphis, along with his longtime friend, pianist Harold Mabern. The two of them both settled nicely in the city's MJT+3 combo, where they proceeded to recorde ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label mono pressing with deep groove – nice and clean. Cover has light wear, a small bit of seam splitting, a small name on back in pen, and a small stain.)

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Dave StrykerBlue Degrees ... CD
Steeplechase (Denmark), 1993. Used ... $6.99 9.99
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(Out of print.)

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John StubblefieldCountin' On The Blues ... LP
Enja (Germany), 1987. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Reedman John Stubblefield made some of his best records as a leader for Enja – and this is definitely one of them! The set has Stubblefield coming across with maturity and focus that you might not have found a few years before – that kind of ebullient, soulful style that some of his ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and is lightly bent at the right side.)

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✨✧ Studio 5 Ensemble (Karel Velebny)Modern Jazz (10 inch LP) ... LP
Supraphon (Czech Republic), Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $34.99
Really early work from vibist Karel Velebny, better known for his late 60s avant material in SHQ! Here, Karel is still pretty darn modern – as you'd guess from the title – working in a group with Vladimir Tomek on guitar, Jan Konopasek on baritone, Arthur Holitzer on valve trombone, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In a flipback cover, with gold and blue label.)

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StuffStuff ... LP
Just Sunshine/Warner, 1976. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Tight funky fusion from Stuff – the stellar debut by the soul jazz supergroup – filled with groovy electric keys, rubbery basslines and tightly vamping guitar! The sound is warm and groovy throughout – sophisticated funk on some tunes, and slightly looser and soulful on others ... (Soul, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole, light wear, and a name in pen on both sides. Labels have a name in pen.)

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StuffStuff It ... LP
Warner/Just Sunshine, 1979. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Late 70s soul fusion from masters of the groove – perhaps the best ever by the late 70s supergroup Stuff – featuring a core group that includes Cornell Dupree, Steve Gadd, Eric Gale, and Richard Tee! This time out the smooth sound is vibrantly top notch – all produced by Steve ... (Soul, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear, small sticker, bumped corner, radio call letters in marker.)

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L SubramaniamBlossom ... LP
Crusaders, 1981. Near Mint- ... $5.99
With George Cables on piano, Larry Coryell on guitar, John Handy on alto sax, Herbie Hancock on keyboards, and Stu Goldberg on synthesizers. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, a promo stamp, and a small spot of sticker residue.)

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Monnette SudlerBrighter Days For You (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Steeplechase (Denmark), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99 29.98
One of the few albums cut by guitarist Monnette Sudler – a quick-paced single-note player with a really soulful feel! The album's got a much more righteous sound than you'd expect from the usual Steeplechase outing of the time – and Monnette's working here with a group that includes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Kunihiko SuganoSolo (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Trio/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $20.99 24.99
Sensitive solo material from pianist Kunihiko Sugano – a set that features shorter tracks than some of his trio albums of the time, but done with an equal amount of feeling! Sugano's got this gentle, spacious touch on the piano – a bit like Bill Evans, but also with phrasing that might ... read more CD
(Part of the Nippon Jazz Spirits series!)

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Kunihiko Sugano Trio + 1On A Clear Day – Live At Van 99 Hall ... LP
Philips (Japan), 1975. Very Good+ ... $43.99
Lovely work from this overlooked Japanese pianist – a really great player who hits some warmly soulful grooves in this mid 70s set! The album features Kunihiko Sugano's trio working with an extra percussionist – a player who doesn't step in much, but who manages to bring a special sort ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes insert. Cover has some light aging on two edges.)
Also available On A Clear Day – Live At Van 99 Hall (SHMCD pressing) ... CD 18.99

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Kunihiko Sugano Trio + 1On A Clear Day – Live At Van 99 Hall (SHMCD pressing) ... CD
Philips/Universal (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... $18.99 23.99
Lovely work from this overlooked Japanese pianist – a really great player who hits some warmly soulful grooves in this mid 70s set! The album features Kunihiko Sugano's trio working with an extra percussionist – a player who doesn't step in much, but who manages to bring a special sort ... read more CD
(Part of the Japanese Jazz Revisited series – SHM-CD pressing!)
Also available On A Clear Day – Live At Van 99 Hall ... LP 43.99

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Ira SullivanBird Lives! ... CD
Vee Jay/Koch, 1962. Used 2 CDs ... $14.99
Way more than just a bop-heavy set – a landmark record that shows a side of the Chicago scene that hardly ever made it on record! In the years after Charlie Parker passed away, tributes to his greatness were a very common thing in local jazz scenes across the US. This is a prime example of ... read more CD
(Spine has a cutout notch and missing piece of spine artwork.)
Also available Bird Lives! ... LP 7.99

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Ira SullivanBird Lives! ... LP
Vee Jay, 1962. Very Good ... $7.99
In the years after Charlie Parker passed away, tributes to his greatness were a very common thing in local jazz scenes across the US. This is a prime example of that tradition, but way more than that, it's also a killer Chicago jazz session from the old days – featuring trumpeter Ira ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono rainbow label pressing. Cover has edge wear, lightly bent corners, a partially split top seam and a small tear in the back paste-on.)
Also available Bird Lives! ... CD 14.99

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Ira SullivanNicky's Tune ... LP
Delmark, 1958. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A great little record – not only for the early trumpet work of Ira Sullivan, but also for the presence of tenorist Nicky Hill – an under-recorded legend from the Chicago scene of the 50s! The set features Sullivan in extremely tight bop formation – working on longer tracks that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Lincoln Ave pressing in a 7 West Grand cover. Cover has light wear, but looks great overall.)

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✨✧ Bill SummersFeel The Heat ... CD
Prestige/BGP (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
Masterful funky soul jazz from the mid 70s – and one of the best solo albums recorded by Headhunter Bill Summers – a sunny batch of Bay Area funk that really grooves with the best of Fantasy Records from the time! The set was produced by Skip Scarborough, and has that great bubbling, ... (Soul, Jazz) read more CD

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Helen Sung & Marquis HillEverybody's Waltz ... LP
JMI, 2021. New Copy Gatefold ... $19.99 29.99
A really striking set of duets – one that opens up a whole new chapter in the career of pianist Helen Sung – and which maybe also offers one of the first instances we've seen of just a piano and trumpet coming together for a record! We love the music of Marquis Hill, and the sharp ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Super TrioBrotherhood Of Man ... CD
L+R Records/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1994. New Copy ... $13.99 18.99
An obscure trio session – one that mixes the talents of two MPS Records stalwarts, bassist Jimmy Woode and drummer Charly Antolini – with the piano of the lesser-known Dirk Raufeisen! We'll be honest in saying that we think this might be the first time we've ever heard Dirk – but ... read more CD

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SuperblueSuperblue ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1989. Used ... $13.99 16.99
A wonderful project from late 80s Blue Note – a group that features trumpet and arrangements from Don Sickler, plus some great help from Bobby Watson as well – all to craft a sound that's as rich, soaring, and joyous as any solo projects from either player! The group's an octet, but ... read more CD
(2013 SHM-CD pressing – still sealed with obi!)

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SupersaxDynamite!! ... LP
MPS, 1978. Very Good+ ... $1.99 2.99
A looser, more free-swinging album than usual for Supersax – one that still has the group working with some key contributions from west coast jazz luminaries, but in a vibe that's almost more small combo than larger ensemble! The tracks here include a fair bit of Bud Powell and Charlie ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s US pressing.)

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SupersaxPlays Bird ... CD
Capitol/Universal (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... $13.99
A completely fresh take on the Charlie Parker aesthetic of the bop generation – updated for the 70s, but in ways that are still pretty classic overall! The group's a large one, but plays with a tightness that goes way past their gimmicky name – thanks to players who include Med Flory ... read more CD

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Supersax & LA VoicesSupersax & LA Voices Vol 1 ... LP
Columbia, 1983. Near Mint- ... $1.99
A fantastic shift in the sound of the Supersax ensemble – one that has the group's jazzy instrumentation mixed with a vocal chorus – in a way that's a bit similar to some of the best Singers Unlimited albums for MPS in the 70s! The title, cover, and group's name might make you think ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ John SurmanFlashpoint – The NDR Jazz Workshop April 1969 (CD & DVD) ... CD
Cuneiform, 1969. Used CD & DVD ... Just Sold Out!
Wonderful lost work from John Surman – some of his most beautiful, most lyrical music ever – a great companion to his late 60s albums for Deram – and served up here with a similar balance in sound! Most tracks hang nicely on the inside of the spectrum – never going too far ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ralph SuttonI Got Rhythm (10 inch LP) ... LP
Decca, 1954. Very Good+ ... $11.99
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(Cover has light wear, but looks great overall.)

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Hiromasa SuzukiRock Joint Biwa – Kumikyoku Fulukotofumi ... LP
Sony/Cinedelic (Italy), 1972. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
A really majestic album from Japanese keyboardist Hiromasa Suzuki – a set that maybe takes inspiration from the progressive side of the rock spectrum at the time, but which delivers the goods with a style that's definitely jazz all the way through! Suzuki plays both acoustic piano and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hiroshi Suzuki/Masahiko Togashi QuintetVariation ... LP
Takt/Lawson (Japan), 1969. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $46.99 52.99
An excellent early album from Japanese drummer Masahiko Togashi, featuring a group that he co-led with trombonist Hiroshi Suzuki! The quintet's got a sound that's kind of a messed-up take on the Blue Note groove of the 60s – particularly the Lee Morgan rolling funky soul jazz sound of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful Japanese pressing – with heavy gatefold cover, like the original – and obi too!)
Also available Variation (blue vinyl pressing) ... LP 25.99

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Hiroshi Suzuki/Masahiko Togashi QuintetVariation (blue vinyl pressing) ... LP
Takt/Future Shock (Italy), 1969. New Copy ... $25.99 29.99
An excellent early album from Japanese drummer Masahiko Togashi, featuring a group that he co-led with trombonist Hiroshi Suzuki! The quintet's got a sound that's kind of a messed-up take on the Blue Note groove of the 60s – particularly the Lee Morgan rolling funky soul jazz sound of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500 – on heavyweight "Blue Jay" vinyl!)
Also available Variation ... LP 46.99

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✨✧ Yoshio Chin SuzukiWings (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Trio/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1981. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Japanese bassist Yoshio Chin Suzuki gets set up nicely here with help from a fair bit of players on the American scene – but in a way that's warmly poetic throughout, and very different than any sort of mainstream record on an American label at the time! Suzuki brings in plenty of special, ... read more CD
(Part of the Nippon Jazz Spirits series!)

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Neil SwainsonFire In The West ... CD
Cellar Live, 2022. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
Bassist Neil Swainson almost never gives us a record as a leader, but when he does, it's usually something special – which is definitely the case on this well-crafted set! Swainson's kind of a secret talent – a great player in his own right, an excellent composer, and one of those ... read more CD

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Neil Swainson Quintet with Joe Henderson & Woody Shaw49th Parallel ... CD
Concord/Reel To Real, 1987. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
An overlooked moment of genius from Canadian bassist Neil Swainson – maybe the only album of his we've seen as a leader, and a tremendous showcase for the talents of Joe Henderson on tenor and Woody Shaw on trumpet! The album's a beautiful burner – filled with original songs by Neil, ... read more CD

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John SwanaBright Moments ... CD
Criss Cross, 2007. Used ... $11.99
John Swana on trumpet and flugelhorn, Eric Alexander and Grant Stewart on tenor saxophone, David Hazeltine on piano, Peter Washington on bass, and Kenny Washington on drums. CD

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Steve Swell's Systems For Total ImmersionSteve Swell's Systems For Total Immersion – Hommage A Luciano Berio ... CD
Silkheart (Switzerland), 2021. New Copy ... $15.99 16.99
Trombonist Steve Swell has already given us so much amazing music over the years – but here, and on a few related recent projects, he takes his sound into wonderful new territory by exploring the world of modern composition – blending improvised performance with both styles and strands ... read more CD

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SwingadelicOther Duke – Tribute To Duke Pearson ... CD
Zoho, 2011. Used ... $4.99
Tracks include "Sweet Honey Bee", "Cristo Redentor", "Chili Peppers", "Sudel", "Big Bertha", and "Duke's Mixture". CD

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SwingadelicToussaintville ... CD
Zoho, 2013. Used ... $6.99
Titles include "Southern Nights", "Night People", "Java", "Sneaking Sally Through The Alley", "Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky", "Working In A Coal Mine", and "Ruler Of My Heart" – 15 tracks in all. CD
(Still sealed.)

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Swingle Singers with Modern Jazz QuartetPlace Vendome ... CD
Philips/Universal (France), 1966. Used ... $6.99
An excellent set that has the vocal talents of the Swingle Singers backed by the sweet and mellow instrumentation of the Modern Jazz Quartet! Given that John Lewis & Co were essentially local residents in Paris for so many years, it's amazing it took them until 1966 to hook up with Ward ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(Mark through digipack barcode.)

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Swingle Singers with the Modern Jazz QuartetEncounter – The Swingle Singers With The Modern Jazz Quartet (aka Place Vendome) ... LP
Philips, 1966. Very Good+ ... $3.99
An excellent set that has the vocal talents of the Swingle Singers backed by the sweet and mellow instrumentation of the Modern Jazz Quartet! Given that John Lewis & Co were essentially local residents in Paris for so many years, it's amazing it took them until 1966 to hook up with Ward ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has a tiny split on top, light surface wear, faint stain on top.)

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Swiss All StarsSwiss All Stars ... CD
Ex Libris/Sonorama (Germany), 1964. New Copy ... $8.99 19.99
Overlooked modern jazz genius from the Swiss scene of the 60s – a record that's overflowing with great talent, only a small bit of which ever got larger exposure at the time! The big heavyweight here is pianist George Gruntz – leader of the set, and already a hell of a pianist – ... read more CD

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Synchro Rhythmic Eclectic LanguageLambi (with bonus tracks) ... LP
Moshe Naim/Sommor (Spain), 1976. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $20.99 29.99
A really fantastic jazz project from early 70s France – but one that also features a strong contribution from Chicago percussionist Steve McCall – best known for his work in the Air trio, and as part of the AACM! The music is a very freewheeling mix of jazz and global elements – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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System 6Indispensable ... CD
Skipper Productions, New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
A great group from the contemporary west coast scene, and one who play in a freewheeling and soulful style of jazz – spiritual at points, with a touch of Latin jazz at others – and often with a vibe that's very much their own! Bryan Velasco plays some great electric piano on the ... read more CD

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Gabor SzaboBacchanal (with bonus tracks) ... LP
Skye, Late 60s. New Copy Gatefold ... $34.99 35.98
A wonderful album from Gabor Szabo – one with the same freely grooving, slightly-psychedelic sound that he was using on his best records for the Impulse label! Two guitars head up the quintet – those of Gabor and Jim Stewart – and they trade breezy lines throughout, grooving over ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gabor SzaboMagical Connection (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Blue Thumb/Big Pink (South Korea), 1970. New Copy Gatefold ... $18.99 22.99
A very groovy set from guitar genius Gabor Szabo – one that features all those cool tones and elements he'd developed on his late 60s albums for Impulse and Skye Records, given a tighter LA groove here, with almost an A&M Records vibe! There's loads of great solos throughout, played in a ... read more CD

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Gabor SzaboNightflight ... LP
Mercury, 1976. Very Good ... $9.99
Wonderful 70s work from Gabor Szabo – a record that has him picking up a bit more of a soulful undercurrent, while still keeping all his great guitar work nicely upfront! The album has Gabor recording at the legendary Sigma Sound Studios – with help from Philly soul arrangers Richie ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has heavy ring and edge wear, a cut corner, and aging.)

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Hermann SzobelSzobel ... LP
Arista, 1976. Near Mint- ... $14.99 19.99
Personnel include Hermann Szobel on acoustic piano, David Samuels on vibes and percussion, Michael Visceglia on electric bass, Bob Goldman on drums, and Vadim Vyadro on tenor sax, flute, and clarinet. LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a cutout notch, light wear, and a mark from promo sticker removal.)

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Lew Tabackin & Shelley ManneTrackin' ... LP
Direct Cutting (Japan), 1976. Near Mint- ... $4.99
One of the Direct Cutting audiophile recordings made during the 70's, pressed up on Japanese vinyl, and pressed so that it needs to be played at 45 rpm for maximum fidelity. Apart from that geeky sort of information, though, the set's a nice quartet session featuring Lew Tabackin on tenor and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert. Cover has light wear and a cutout hole.)

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Lew Tabackin/Warne MarshTenor Gladness ... CD
Discomate/Crown (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $22.99
A great little session that features some of the best 70s work from these two tenorists – a great little record that has Warn Marsh and Lew Tabackin really opening up next to each other! Toshiko Akiyoshi produced the album for the pair – and although she plays piano on one track, most ... read more CD

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✨✧ Craig TabornLight Made Lighter ... CD
Thirsty Ear, 2001. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Craig Taborn on piano, Chris Lightcap on bass, and Gerald Cleaver on drums. CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ Jamaaladeen Tacuma & Ornette ColemanFor The Love Of Ornette ... CD
Jam-All Productions, 2010. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Features Ornette Coleman on alto sax, Tony Kofi on tenor, Wolfgang Puschnig on flute, Yoichi Uzeki on piano, Jamaaladeen Tacuma on bass, Justin Faulkner on drums, David "Fingers" Haynes on percussion, and Wadud Ahmand on vocals. CD
(Out of print.)

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Unno TadatakaGet My Mojo Back ... CD
Universal (Japan), 2022. New Copy ... $26.99
Trombonist Clifton Anderson co-produced this record with pianist Unno Tadataka – and the set turns out to be a wonderful showcase for both players – all the strongly soulful elements we love on Anderson's own records, but a strong sense of voice from Tadataka as well! The "mojo&quo ... read more CD

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Lenni-Kalle Taipale TrioNothing To Hide ... CD
Naxos (Finland), 1998. Used 2 CDs ... $3.99
Lenni-Kalle Taipale on piano, Timo Tuppurainen on bass, and Sami Jarvinen on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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Mototeru Takagi/Kim Dae Hwan/Choi Sun BaeSeishin Seido ... CD
No Business (Lithuania), 1995. New Copy ... $14.99 18.99
A record of really powerful sounds from trumpeter Choi Sun Bae and tenorist Mototeru Takagi – both players who wrap around each other wonderfully at times, while still keeping their own strong sense of identity – given help at all the right moments from percussionist Kim Dae Hwan, a ... read more CD

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Yuji Takahashi & Masahiko TogashiWandering Fire ... CD
Super Fuji Discs (Japan), 1988. New Copy ... $26.99 29.99
A rare improvised performance from the Japanese scene – thought to be lost for decades, finally rediscovered and brought back to life with amazing sound! At some level, the record is a continuation of the improvisations done by percussionist Masahiko Togashi in the 70s – but the ... read more CD

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Yuji Takahashi & Sabu ToyozumiQuietly Clouds & A Wild Crane ... CD
No Business (Lithuania), 1998. New Copy ... $14.99 18.99
The title's a wonderfully poetic one, and the music is too – very open improvisations between Sabu Toyozumi on drums and Yuji Takahashi on piano – along with plenty of percussion from both musicians too! There's a very spacious approach to the music – lots of thoughtful ... read more CD

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✨✧ Masayuki Takayanagi & New DirectionStation 70 – Call In Question/Live Independence (3LP Box Set) ... LP
Black Editions, 1970. Near Mint- 3LP Box Set ... $49.99
Mindblowing sounds from the Japanese scene at the start of the 70s – a record that's not just noteworthy for ushering in a new generation of live improvised expression, but which also maybe prefaces some of the much noisier modes of Japanese music to come in later decades! That noise is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the inserts. Box has light surface wear.)

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Natsuki Tamura & Alexander FrangenheimNax ... CD
Creative Sources (Portugal), 2014. Used ... $6.99
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Akira TanaJazzaNova ... CD
Vega, 2017. Used Gatefold ... $2.99
Akira Tana on drums, Claudio Amaral, Sandy Cressman, Carla Helmbrecht, Jackie Ryan, Claudia Villela, and Maria Volonte on vocals, Branford Marsalis on saxophone, Arturo Sandoval on trumpet, Peter Horvath on piano and Fender Rhodes, Ricardo Peixoto on acoustic and electric guitar, Gary Brown on bass ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Horace TapscottDial B For Barbra (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Nimbus/Pure Pleasure (UK), 1983. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $49.99 54.99
A great group recording from pianist Horace Tapscott – recorded in LA in the early 80s, but done with all the righteousness and spirituality of his earlier albums! Tracks are long and exploratory, but also relatively lyrical too – stretching out with a style that's never too "outsi ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition 180 gram pressing!)

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Horace TapscottFlight 17 (180 gram pressing ... LP
Nimbus/Pure Pleasure (UK), 1978. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $36.99 44.99
One of the most ambitious albums ever from pianist Horace Tapscott – a double-length set that has him working with a large lineup of underground musicians from the 70s Los Angeles scene – all united in spirit and power as the Pan-African Peoples Arkestra! Tapscott's piano directs the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition 180 gram pressing!)

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Horace TapscottLegacies For Our Grandchildren – Live In Hollywood 1995 ... CD
Dark Tree (France), 1995. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
Unreleased live work from spiritual jazz legend Horace Tapscott – a record that's every bit as soulful as some of his classics, but nicely different too – in a way that really demonstrates the overlooked legacy that has finally been getting his music the attention it deserves in recent ... read more CD

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Horace TapscottLighthouse 79 – Vol 1 ... CD
Nimbus, 1979. New Copy ... $9.99
A lost treasure from pianist Horace Tapscott – material recorded live at the legendary Lighthouse club, done with a very hip group of players from the Nimbus Records scene! The tracks are quite long throughout – and often start with Tapscott musing into the groove with solo piano, soon ... read more CD
(Packaged in a slim cardboard sleeve.)

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Horace TapscottLive At Lobero Vol 1 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Nimbus/Pure Pleasure (UK), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $39.99 44.99
Really beautiful work from pianist Horace Tapscott – working here in a mode that crosses some of the freer inclinations of his solo sessions for the Nimbus label with some of the deeper spiritual currents of his large group recordings of the time! The group's just a trio – with Sonship ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition 180 gram pressing!)

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Horace TapscottLive At Lobero Vol 2 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Nimbus/Pure Pleasure (UK), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $36.99 44.99
Really beautiful work from pianist Horace Tapscott – working here in a mode that crosses some of the freer inclinations of his solo sessions for the Nimbus label with some of the deeper spiritual currents of his large group recordings of the time! The group's just a trio – with Sonship ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition 180 gram pressing!)

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Horace TapscottTapscott & Winds ... LP
Nimbus, 1983. New Copy ... $34.99 39.99
A never-issued album from the great Horace Tapscott – and one that shows a whole new side of his talents! The group is a trio, but very different than some of Tapscott's other groups – as it features his piano alongside the alto of Kafi Roberts and flute of Aubrey Hart – a lineup ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 1000 copies. Heavy cover and vinyl – a great pressing!)
 
 



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