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Sam TaylorMusic With The Big Beat (2x7") ... 7-inch
MGM, 1955. Very Good+ 2x7" Gatefold (pic cover)... $14.99
Sam "The Man" Taylor at his best – blowing hard-edged tenor on a bunch of hip 50s instrumentals! The tunes are all in an R&B mode, but Sam's solos also have a fair bit of jazz expression too – much more so than you might expect for the session, which was supervised by ... (Funky 45's, Jazz) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Sleeve has some surface wear, aging, gloss peel at the top right corner.)

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John TchicaiCadentia Nova Danica (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Freedom/Muzak (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $24.99
Brilliant early work by saxophonist John Tchicai – recorded in Denmark with a larger ensemble, in the years of his European exile after the dissolution of the New York Contemporary Five. Players include Karsten Vogel on alto and percussion, Max Bruel on baritone and piano, and Hugh Steinmetz ... read more CD

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Jack TeagardenIndispensable Jack Teagarden 1928 to 1957 ... CD
RCA/BMG, Late 20s/1930s. Used 2 CDs ... $5.99
Lots of work from the late 20's and early 30's, plus a little from the post-war years – 31 tracks in total. CD
(Out of print, there is a cutout notch through the case and artwork.)

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Nino TempoNino ... CD
Atlantic, 1993. Used ... $2.99
With Dori Caymmi on guitar, Pete Jolly on keyboards, Paulinho Da Costa on percussion, and others. CD
(Out of print. Small cutout hole through booklet and barcode.)

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TenderloniousRagas From Lahore – Improvisations With Jaubi ... CD
22A (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $16.99 17.99
One of the most compelling records we've ever heard from UK reedman Tenderlonious – and that's saying a lot, because most of his other recordings have been pretty damn great as well! This set has Tenderlonious playing flute and soprano sax, stretching out on long improvised ragas with the ... read more CD

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Tenorio JrEmbalo ... CD
RGE/Mr Bongo (UK), 1964. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
A set that's maybe one of the greatest bossa jazz albums of all time – and a fantastic homegrown Brazilian effort that's quite different from the more commercial American bossa albums of the 60s! Tenorio Jr isn't just a hell of a pianist, he's a great writer and arranger too – one who's ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more CD

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Territory Band (Ken Vandermark)Territory Band 2 – Atlas ... CD
Okka Disk, 2002. New Copy ... $9.99 13.99
A very unusual work from the Territory Band – one of the more avant-oriented projects of Chicago's sax powerhouse Ken Vandermark. The group's much more spatially and compositionally oriented than any of Ken's other projects, and the feel of the set is in an ambitious mode – almost like ... read more CD

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Territory Band (Ken Vandermark)Territory Band 3 – Map Theory ... CD
Okka Disk, 2004. New Copy 2CDs ... $10.99 16.99
The most ambitious work to date from Ken Vandermark's Territory Band – a larger-than-usual ensemble that ranks with some of the great improvising orchestras of the 70s – like the London Jazz Composers Orchestra or the Globe Unity group! For the project, Vandermark pulled together a ... read more CD

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Territory Band (Ken Vandermark)Territory Band 4 – Company Switch ... CD
Okka Disk, 2005. New Copy 2CD ... $10.99 16.99
Some of the deepest work we've heard from Ken Vandermark in awhile – and that's saying a lot, given the overall greatness of most of his recordings! The set's the 4th from Vandermark's Territory Band ensemble – a larger group that allows Ken to explore grander concepts of composition ... read more CD

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Territory Band (Ken Vandermark)Territory Band 5 – New Horse For The White House (3CD set) ... CD
Okka Disk, 2006. New Copy 3CD ... $12.99 18.99
The greatest album to date from Ken Vandermark's Territory Band – and a record that firmly places the group in a lineage of experimental jazz orchestrations that runs from Duke Ellington through Charles Mingus and the later work of the London Jazz Composers Orchestra! There's a strength here ... read more CD

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Territory Band (Ken Vandermark)Territory Band 6 – With Fred Anderson – Collide ... CD
Okka Disk, 2007. New Copy ... $9.99 13.99
Possibly the greatest album so far from Ken Vandermark's Territory Band – a live performance that has the ensemble joined by legendary Chicago tenorist Fred Anderson! The work here is one long composition – "Collide" – written and directed by Vandermark, played by the ... read more CD

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Buddy TerryLean On Him ... CD
Mainstream/P-Vine (Japan), 1973. Used ... $19.99
One of the fullest albums we've ever heard from saxophonist Buddy Terry – a set that has him blowing along with a set of soulful larger backings – sometimes with a bit of gospel overtones as well! The lineup on the album's pretty darn hip – players who include Larry Willis on ... read more CD
(Out of print P-Vine pressing – includes obi!)
Also available Lean On Him ... LP 16.99

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Buddy TerryLean On Him ... LP
Mainstream, 1973. Very Good Gatefold ... $16.99
One of the fullest albums we've ever heard from saxophonist Buddy Terry – a set that has him blowing along with a set of soulful larger backings – sometimes with a bit of gospel overtones as well! The lineup on the album's pretty darn hip – players who include Larry Willis on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and aging, with some splitting in the bottom seam.)
Also available Lean On Him ... CD 19.99

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Clark TerryColor Changes ... LP
Candid, 1960. Near Mint- ... $29.99
An excellent little album that's also one of Clark Terry's hippest! The set was recorded as part of the monumental Candid catalog in the early 60s – and it's got an edgey quality that we don't normally hear in Terry's work. At some level, he's working in a mode picked up from his time with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi. Back cover has a bit of aging, but front is nice.)

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Clark Terry & Bob Brookmeyer QuintetComplete Studio Recordings (Clark Terry/Bob Brookmeyer Quintet/Power Of Positive Thinking/Gingerbread Men) ... CD
Mainstream/Lonehill (Spain), Mid 60s. Used 2CD ... $16.99
Genius work from one of the most solid groups in 60s jazz – the quintet co-led by trumpeter Clark Terry and trombonist Bob Brookmeyer – a legendary ensemble that drew on the best talents of both players, but grew into something greater! Brookmeyer's playing valve trombone throughout on ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Clark Terry with Al GreyShades Of Blues ... CD
Challenge/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1994. New Copy ... $9.99
Late work from trumpeter Clark Terry, but the kind of record that really lives up to his long legacy of specially-shaped sounds from his instrument – matched here by superb work from Al Grey on trombone! Terry always has this great way of evoking a mouthy, gritty vibe from his horn, while ... read more CD
(Part of the "Timeless Jazz Syndicate" series!)

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Clark Terry/Red MitchellTo Duke & Basie ... CD
Enja, 1986. Used ... $9.99
Great duets – Terry on trumpet and flugelhorn, Mitchell on bass and piano! CD
(Out of print.)

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Sebastien TexierChimeres ... CD
Night Bird, 2003. Used ... $6.99
Features Sebastien Texier on alto sax and clarinet, Alain Vankenhove on trumpet, Gueorgui Kornazov on trombone, Nocolas Mahieux on bass, and kacques Mahieux on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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Emma Jean ThackrayWalrus EP ... LP
Movementt (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Emma-Jean Thackray has been one of the most inventive musicians to emerge from the London scene in the past decade or so – a player who, like some of the best from that city, is taking her instrument way past familiar modes of jazz – with sounds that explode here with help from some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Plays at 45rpm.)

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Emma Jean ThackrayYellow ... CD
Movementt (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
We've loved the previous releases from UK trumpeter Emma Jean Thackray – one of the rising stars on the really inventive contemporary British scene – and this set has her pushing forward even more, in ways that we never would have expected! There's a quality here that we might almost ... read more CD

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Theatre WestBow To The People ... CD
Black Fire/Strut, Late 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A sweet set of spiritual jazz funk – a gem of a set from an Ohio group of the 70s, but one that was initially only issued on CD by the Black Fire label many years later! The ensemble's led by singer/pianist Clarence Young – and has a very message-oriented approach – sort of a ... (Soul, Jazz) read more CD
Also available Bow To The People (with bonus track) ... LP 27.99

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Theatre WestBow To The People (with bonus track) ... LP
Black Fire/Strut, Late 70s. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $27.99 29.99
A sweet set of spiritual jazz funk – a gem of a set from an Ohio group of the 70s, but one that was initially only issued on CD by the Black Fire label many years later! The ensemble's led by singer/pianist Clarence Young – and has a very message-oriented approach – sort of a ... (Soul, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(First time on vinyl – with an unreleased track, and new notes and rare photos!)
Also available Bow To The People ... CD 13.99

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Jean Yves ThibaudetConversations With Bill Evans ... CD
Decca (UK), 1996. Used ... $3.99
A solo piano date. Tracks include "Song For Helen", "Reflections In D", "Waltz For Debby", "Noelle's Theme", "Love Theme From Spartacus", "Peace Piece", and "Hullo, Bolinas". CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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Bob Thiele & Gabor SzaboLight My Fire ... LP
Impulse, Late 60s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $24.99
Excellent grooviness – and typical of the mad instrumental LPs that showed up on Impulse when they weren't cutting high-minded jazz! The record has a nice mix of easy funky jazz and pop psychedelia – performed by a range of groovy players conducted by Bob Thiele, and featuring Tom ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has a cutout hole and is bent a bit with some gloss separation at the top left corner.)

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Jean Thielemans (Toots Thielemans)Man Bites Harmonica ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1957. Used ... $9.99
One of the first American albums from Belgian guitarist and harmonica player Toots Thielemans – a sharp-edged session that brings a new level of jazz into his work! The title's hokey, but the sound is totally great – with Toots on both harmonica and guitar, usually more of the former ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Toots ThielemansEast Coast West Coast ... CD
Private, 1994. Used ... $6.99
A great later jazz set from Toots Thielemans – recorded half in New York and half in LA – as you might guess from the title! The sound is still very much Toots' own, though – no easy nods to styles from either city in earlier years – and despite the fact that the record is ... read more CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Toots ThielemansSoul Of Toots Thielemans ... CD
Fresh Sound (Spain), 1959. Used ... $9.99
One of the strongest jazz albums we've ever heard from Toots Thielemans – and one of the straightest, too! The session has a no-gimmicks, straight-ahead approach that features Toots grooving on guitar and harmonica in small combo format – working with the Ray Bryant trio, and coming up ... read more CD

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Toots ThielemansSound ... LP
Columbia, 1955. Very Good ... $14.99
The cover bills Toots as "The Amazing" – and it's certainly got that right – as few other players could ever match his amazing tone and phrasing on the harmonica! Back at the time of this mid 50s Columbia release, most American use of the instrument was either novelty-based ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 Eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has mostly split seams, peeling along the opening and a sticker remnant on the back.)

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Thing With Joe McPheeShe Knows ... CD
Hat Art/Ezz-Thetics (Switzerland), 2001. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
An important early record from the Thing trio of reedman Mats Gustafsson – and one that already has the group taking off from their initial mandate of working with Don Cherry material, as Joe McPhee joins the group and really opens up their sound! McPhee echoes a bit of Cherry on pocket ... read more CD

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Thollem/Avreeayl Ra & Matt Lux/Sunken CagesThollem's Astral Traveling Sessions With Avreeayl Ra & Matt Lux/Sunken Cages ... CD
Astral Spirits, 2021. New Copy ... $8.99 14.00
Two different sessions from the landmark series of recordings that make up the Astral Traveling Sessions of pianist Thollem – part of a series of 25 albums in all! The first half of the set features a recording in Chicago with bassist Matt Lux and drummer Avreeayl Ra – very long, ... read more CD

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Thollem/Hafez ModirzadehThollem's Astral Traveling Sessions With Hafez Modirzadeh ... CD
Astral Spirits, 2021. New Copy ... $8.99 14.00
A set that's billed as "a sonic Palette of eight re-tuned pitches for piano and saxophone" – and which comes across as a series of beautiful duets between Thollem on piano, and Hafez Modirzadeh on alto and tenor sax! The work often feels more compositional than improvisational ... read more CD

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Thollem/Susan Alcorn/Alex ClineThollem's Astral Traveling Sessions With Alex Cline & Susan Alcorn ... CD
Astral Spirits, 2021. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
A pair of Thollem collaborations – back to back on a single CD! First up is a beautiful duet with Susan Alcorn – with a fantastic sound that has Alcorn's groundbreaking work on pedal steel mixing with the well-crafted electronics of Thollem – lines that really seem to find the ... read more CD

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Joe ThomasGet In The Wind ... LP
LRC, 1978. Sealed ... $9.99
Reedman Joe Thomas is wrapped up here in some very warm grooves – a mix of electric jazz and clubby modes – all of which takes Thomas' usual sound right to the discos! Most cuts have a backup vocal group – with contributions from Gwen Guthrie and Jocelyn Brown – but these ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a hype sticker and a trace of a price sticker.)

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✨✧ Joe ThomasJoy Of Cookin' ... LP
Groove Merchant, 1972. Very Good+ ... $29.99
Joe Thomas is definitely cooking on this one – hitting some great notes on funky flute that really recall the glory of his Ebony Godfather album! The style here is a bit fuller than before – with large arrangements from Horace Ott, plus a few smaller group settings with Jimmy Ponder on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original 70s pressing – with Bell Sound stamp in runoff. Cover has one slightly bumped corner, but is nice overall.)

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✨✧ Leon ThomasBlues & The Soulful Truth ... CD
Flying Dutchman/BGP (UK), 1972. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
Leon Thomas takes his vocals to new heights – moving past the straight spiritual jazz modes of his work with Pharoah Sanders, to embrace a whole host of new styles too! There's a slight trace of the blues promised in the title, but always inflected through a more soulful approach overall ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Leon ThomasLeon Thomas Album ... CD
Flying Dutchman/BGP (UK), 1970. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
Leon Thomas' first album for Flying Dutchman – and one of his best ever! The vibe is very similar to his work with Pharoah Sanders – with long modal tracks that bring out the best side of Thomas' spiritual vocalizations – especially on the 17 minute track "Pharoah's Tune ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD

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Michael ThomasEvent Horizon ... CD
Giant Step Arts, 2020. New Copy 2CD ... $19.99 24.90
Not the first album we've heard from saxophonist Michael Thomas, but a record that definitely has us looking at his music all over again – thanks to a double-length collection of wonderfully extended tunes – on which Thomas really runs with bold, open energy on the alto sax! The group ... read more CD

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Michael ThomasNatural Habitat ... CD
Sunnyside, 2021. Used ... $8.99
Michael Thomas on alto saxophone and bass clarinet, Julian Shore on piano and electric piano, Hans Glawischnig on bass, and Johnathan Blake on drums. CD
(Penmark through barcode.)

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Pat Thomas & Matana RobertsTruth (180 gram pressing) ... LP
OTOroku (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $26.99
A fantastic meeting between pianist Pat Thomas and alto saxophonist Matana Roberts – recorded live in London, and showing an amazing sense of sympathy between the two improvisers – even though they're normally separated by the space of an ocean! Thomas has these really dark, moody ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Pat Thomas/John Butcher/Stale Liavik SolbergFictional Souvenirs ... CD
Astral Spirits, 2019. New Copy ... $8.99 12.00
One of the most unusual settings we've ever heard for the always-sharp saxophone work of John Butcher – a set that features lots of moogy moments from Pat Thomas, who uses both a theremini and electronics – alongside much more organic sounds on percussion from Stale Liavik Solberg! ... read more CD

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Ralph ThomasEastern Standard Time ... LP
Zebra/BBE (UK), 1981. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $26.99 29.99
No standards here, as the tracks are all originals – written by reedman Ralph Thomas and the rest of his group – to create the sort of unique little record that really keeps us digging for rare jazz over the years! Thomas grew up in Chicago, where he soaked up the soulful sounds of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Chester ThompsonPowerhouse ... CD
Black Jazz/Real Gone, 1971. Used ... $9.99
One of the few solo albums ever cut by organist Chester Thompson – a player who's known to most as the keyboardist in Tower Of Power, but one who's also remembered by a select funky few for this killer record for the Black Jazz label! The album's a stripped-down quartet session – with ... read more CD

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✨✧ Lucky ThompsonLucky Strikes ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1964. Used ... Just Sold Out!
One of the gems that Lucky Thompson cut on his return to the US in the mid 60s – and one of the few albums from that time that got wide release! The album's a laidback quartet session that has Lucky blowing both tenor and his new love, soprano sax, with a group that includes Hank Jones on ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Claude ThornhillClaude Thornhill & His Orchestra Play The Great Jazz Arrrangements Of Gerry Mulligan (7-inch) ... 7-inch
Trend, Early 50s. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $7.99
With Ray Norman and Dave Figg on tenor, Dick Sherman on trumpet, Gene Quill on alto, and Ralph Aldridge on clarinet. Titles include "Jeru", "Rose Of The Rio Grande", "Five Brothers", and "Poor Little Rich Girl". (Funky 45's, Jazz) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(In nice shape!)

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✨✧ Henry ThreadgillEverybody's Mouth's A Book ... CD
PI Records, 2001. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Henry Threadgill on alto saxophone and flute, Brandon Ross on guitar, Stomu Takeishi on bass, Bryan Carrott on vibraphone and marimba, and Dafnis Prieto on trap drums. CD

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Henry ThreadgillJust The Facts & Pass The Bucket ... CD
About Time, 1983. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Overlooked genius from Henry Threadgill – one of his under-exposed 80s sessions for the About Time label, and work that's every bit as great as his better-known sides for Delmark or Black Saint! The group here has a nice sense of freedom and interplay – almost a quality that hearkens ... read more CD
Also available Just The Facts & Pass The Bucket ... CD 9.99

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Henry ThreadgillJust The Facts & Pass The Bucket ... CD
About Time, 1983. Used ... $9.99
Overlooked genius from Henry Threadgill – one of his under-exposed 80s sessions for the About Time label, and work that's every bit as great as his better-known sides for Delmark or Black Saint! The group here has a nice sense of freedom and interplay – almost a quality that hearkens ... read more CD
Also available Just The Facts & Pass The Bucket ... CD 13.99

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Henry ThreadgillToo Much Sugar For A Dime ... CD
Island/Axiom, 1993. Used ... $12.99
Produced by Bill Laswell – with Leroy Jenkins on violin, Mark Taylor on French horn, Edwin Rodriguez and Marcus Rojas on tubas, plus Masujaa and Brandon Ross on electric guitar. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Henry ThreadgillUp Popped The Two Lips ... CD
PI Records, 2001. Used ... $9.99
With Liberty Ellman on guitar, Dana Leong on cello, Dafnis Prieto on drums, Tarik Benbrahim on oud, and Jose Davila on tuba. CD
(Out of print.)

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Henry ThreadgillWhen Was That? ... CD
About Time, 1982. New Copy ... $12.99 14.99
One of the most beautiful, lyrical albums we've ever heard from Henry Threadgill – a set that still has all the sharp edges you might know from his other work, but which also comes across with a slightly more sensitive sound as well! The compositions are beautiful – really well-written ... read more CD
Also available When Was That? ... LP 9.99

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Henry ThreadgillWhen Was That? ... LP
About Time, 1982. New Copy ... $9.99 11.99
One of the most beautiful, lyrical albums we've ever heard from Henry Threadgill – a set that still has all the sharp edges you might know from his other work, but which also comes across with a slightly more sensitive sound as well! The compositions are beautiful – really well-written ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Please Note – these are in the original shrink wrap which has aged some and may be split, but are still unplayed.)
Also available When Was That? ... CD 12.99

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Three PiecesVibes Of Truth ... CD
Fantasy/BGP (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
A great little album of jazz funk – and the only record we've ever seen by this group! The 3 Pieces may not have lasted long in the record business, but this rare album from 1975 has made them legends on the rare groove scene for years. The record was cut during the height of the jazz funk ... (Soul, Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Three SoulsDangerous Dan Express ... LP
Argo, 1964. Very Good+ ... $24.99
Great little bit of lost Chicago grooviness. Not only is this a fantastic record by a tight group led by the legendary reedman Sonny Cox, but the cover and title bear reference to the Dan Ryan Expressway, which ripped through the south side like a scar in the early 60's. The cover's got the band ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Argo pressing. Cover has some light wear, a name on back, and a light scuff near the top. Label has a small bit of marker, but vinyl is nice and clean.)

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✨✧ Three SoundsMoods (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1960. Used ... $26.99
"Moods" is right – as the album's got a wonderfully dark undercurrent, one that makes it one of the most captivating early Three Sounds albums for Blue Note! Pianist Gene Harris leads a trio that includes Andrew Simpkins on bass and Bill Dowdy on drums – and even though the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Throttle Elevator Music feat Kamasi WashingtonFinal Floor ... CD
Wide Hive, 2021. Used ... $5.99
We certainly hope this isn't the final floor for Throttle Elevator Music, as we've always enjoyed the many sounds the group has given us over the years – styles served up here on a record that's almost a testament to the collaborative growth of the ensemble over the past decade or so, as the ... read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)
Also available Final Floor ... LP 12.99

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Throttle Elevator Music feat Kamasi WashingtonFinal Floor ... LP
Wide Hive, 2021. New Copy ... $12.99 16.99
We certainly hope this isn't the final floor for Throttle Elevator Music, as we've always enjoyed the many sounds the group has given us over the years – styles served up here on a record that's almost a testament to the collaborative growth of the ensemble over the past decade or so, as the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Individually numbered limited edition!)
Also available Final Floor ... CD 5.99

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Throttle Elevator Music feat Kamasi WashingtonRetrorespective ... CD
Wide Hive, 2016. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
Not a retrospective of the music of Throttle Elevator Music – as you might mistake from the title – but instead a fresh new album that features the group working tremendously with the mighty Kamasai Washington! Washington isn't just a guest, but a key member of the group – and he ... read more CD

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Justin ThurgurNo Confusion ... LP
Funkiwala (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $14.99
Trombonist Justin Thurgur has spend time on the more global side of the scene in London during recent years – and here, he brings that experience to bear on a jazz set with a very unusual vibe! It's not easy to pick the straight influences of the tunes – there's currents of Afro Funk ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Justin ThymeLife In A Day ... LP
Emkay/Mad About Records (Portugal), 1979. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $39.99
A sweet fusion set from late 70s Hawaii – an album recorded with a very open, freewheeling vibe – and a warmly spiritual undercurrent too! The music is quite different from some of the tighter, more crossover material from the Hawaiian scene of the 70s – and these guys work in a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Trebor TichenorMississippi Valley Ragtime ... LP
Scroll (Canada), 1966. Near Mint- ... $5.99
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Timeless All StarsIt's Timeless ... CD
Timeless/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1982. New Copy ... $16.99
A brilliant assemblage of players – working here under the Timeless All Stars tag, because they'd all recorded for the label – but held together much more deeply through a rich tradition of west coast soul jazz! The team of Harold Land and Bobby Hutcherson are wonderfully united for ... read more CD
(Part of the "Timeless – Jazz Syndicate" series!)

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Cal TjaderBest Of Cal Tjader ... LP
Verve, Mid 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $9.99
Cal cut so many great sides for Verve during the 60s, it's hard to imagine how anyone could come up with a "best of" – but this album fits the bill nicely, and includes a number of solid groover and Latin jazz tracks that fit just right! Includes "Sake & Greens", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and some aging.)

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Cal TjaderCal Tjader/Stan Getz Sextet (remastered) ... CD
Fantasy/OJC, 1958. Used ... $5.99
A killer record from the late 50s – and one that hints at all the sides Stan Getz would take in later years – his bossa sessions, his vibes quartet with Gary Burton, and the playful lyricism of his recordings with Chick Corea! The set was recorded in San Francisco, when Stan had that ... read more CD

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✨✧ Cal TjaderLatin Vibe ... CD
Concord/Snapper (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used 2 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
Includes the songs "Guachi Guaro (Soul Sauce)", "Speak Low", "Cuban Fantasy", "Broadway", "Serenata", "Mindano", "Naima", "Evil Ways", "Star Eyes", "Mambo Mindoro", "Linda Chicana", "Sa ... read more CD
(Out of print and still sealed.)

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Cal TjaderLos Ritmos Calientes (Ritmo Caliente/Mas Ritmo Caliente) ... CD
Fantasy, 1955/1957. Used ... $7.99
A 2-in-1 Latin jazz spectacular from the mighty Cal Tjader! First up is the album Ritmo Caliente – one of Tjader's first Latin-tinged sessions for Fantasy Records – and a really wonderful batch of tracks recorded with a shifting array of very hip players! In addition to Cal's vibes, ... read more CD

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Cal Tjader & Eddie PalmieriEl Sonido Nuevo ... CD
Verve, 1966. Used ... $18.99
A classic collaboration between vibist Cal Tjader and Latin pianist Eddie Palmieri – a really wonderful album that bridges two different worlds of music in the 60s! Cal had always had something of a Latin bent to his music, even working for Fantasy in San Francisco a decade before – ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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TNEK Jazz QuintetPlays The Music Of Sam Jones ... CD
TNEK, 2020. Used ... $1.99
Kent Miller on bass, Darius Scott on piano, Greg Holloway on drums, Benny Russell on tenor and soprano saxophone, and Antonio Parker on alto saxophone. CD

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Today's Latin ProjectToday's Latin Project ... LP
Discomate/P-Vine (Japan), 1983. New Copy (reissue)... $36.99
A walearic classic from the Japanese scene of the early 80s – a set that's definitely got some of the Latin elements promised in the title, but which also resonates strongly with some of the more electronic modes of the time! The tunes are instrumental, and often a bit jazzy – but also ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Toh-Kichi (Satoko Fujii & Tatsuya Yoshida)Baikamo ... CD
Libra (Japan), 2019. Used ... $9.99
Features Satoko Fujii on piano and Tatsuya Yoshida on drums. CD
(Still sealed with obi.)

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Hidefumi TokiLittle Boy's Eyes ... CD
Days Of Delight (Japan), 2021. New Copy ... $28.99
A really fantastic setting for the reed talents of Hidefumi Toki – a Japanese saxophonist whose raspy tone has been a treasure since the 70s, and which sounds especially great here in the setting of two younger guitarists! The format is a bit unusual – as Ryo Oghiara and May Inoue both ... read more CD

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Charles TolliverCharles Tolliver & His All Stars (aka Paper Man) (180 gram pressing – with bonus track) ... LP
Strata East/Pure Pleasure (UK), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99 44.99
The first moment of genius from trumpeter Charles Tolliver – a set that wasn't originally issued on the Strata East label, but which really set the tone for all the genius to follow on Tolliver's label! At the time of the record, Charles was part of a whole new generation of hardboppers who ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition 180 gram pressing!)

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Charles TolliverCompassion (aka New Tolliver) (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Strata East/Pure Pleasure (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99 44.99
An overlooked gem from trumpeter Charles Tolliver – not as well known as his Strata East sessions with Music Inc, but equally great! The sound here is a bit different than some of Tolliver's other albums of the 70s – as the group features the guitar of Nathan Page in place of the usual ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Strata East 50th Anniversary pressing – limited edition 180 gram pressing!)

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Charles TolliverConnect ... CD
Gearbox (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A stunner of a set from legendary trumpeter Charles Tolliver – and a record that shows that he's lost none of his brilliance since the years of his 70s recordings for the Strata East label! The format here is a bit like those – long tracks by a small group, with an outward appearance ... read more CD

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Charles TolliverImpact (Enja) (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... $13.99
Don't confuse this one with Charles Tolliver's album on Strata East of the same name – because this session's a completely different one for Enja, but equally great! The group here is a quartet – not Tolliver's usual Music Inc lineup, but a combo that features Alvin Queen on drums, Ron ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja 50th Anniversary Campaign!)

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Charles TolliverRinger (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Freedom/Muzak (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
The start of a legend – a record that may well be called the birthplace of the Strata East record label – as the let features both trumpeter Charles Tolliver and pianist Stanley Cowell, working together in an early version of the Music Inc group that would be one of the key acts on ... read more CD

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✨✧ Charles Tolliver & Music IncLive at Slugs Vol 1 ... LP
Strata East, 1970. Near Mint- ... $39.99
A classic performance by one of the most groundbreaking soul jazz groups of the 70s! Tolliver's leading his Music Inc ensemble here – an important quartet that featured him on trumpet, Stanley Cowell on piano, Cecil McBee on bass, and Jimmy Hopps on drums. During their time recording for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited Strata East 50th Anniversary edition 180 gram pressing!)

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Charles Tolliver & Music Inc.Live At The Loosdrecht Jazz Festival (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Strata East/Pure Pleasure (UK), 1972. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $49.99 59.99
A searing live set from trumpeter Charles Tolliver – one of the few talents who could take his instrument into the kind of long-blown, beautifully open territory explored on a double length album like this! Tolliver maybe inherits a late Lee Morgan quality, but also opens up with the Woody ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition 180 gram pressing!)

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Tommasi TrioZamboni 22 ... LP
Rearward/Schema (Italy), 1960. New Copy ... $14.99
Heavily grooving Italian jazz from 1960 – featuring the piano of Amedo Tommasi, and the twin-horn team of Cicci Santucci and Enzo Scoppa! Santucci plays trumpet and Scoppa plays tenor, and together, the pair were one of the tightest front lines working south of the Alps. We've stocked sets ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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TonbruketDan Berglund's Tonbruket ... CD
Act (Germany), 2010. Used ... $8.99
Dan Berglund on bass, Johan Lindstrom on guitars and piano, Martin Hederos on piano, pumporgan, violin, keyboards, and accordion, and Andreas Werliin on drums and percussion. CD
(Out of print.)

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Mel TormeGolden Voice Of Mel Torme (aka Songs For Any Taste) ... LP
Bethlehem, 1957. Very Good+ ... $16.99
One of Mel Torme's best albums for Bethlehem Records – a set that's got far more depth and jazz than you'd guess from the title! The record features Mel working with a small group led by Marty Paich, a genius arranger who's still (in our humble opinion) the best person to ever accompany ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 60s pressing. Cover has a small cutout hole, but is great overall.)

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Mel TormeOle Torme ... LP
Verve, 1959. Very Good- ... $6.99
A rare gem from Mel Torme – one of his greatest albums of the 50s! The album's got a very unusual approach – for Mel, that is – in that it sets his vocals up in Latinized arrangements, handled with a brassy finish by the great Billy May. The set's got a heck of a lot more punch ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono MGM pressing. Cover has surface wear, aging, diagonal scrapes, and a name in marker on back.)

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Mel Torme & George ShearingVintage Year ... LP
Concord, 1987. Near Mint- ... $5.99
A key pairing of vocalist Mel Torme and pianist George Shearing – two aging jazz artists who really helped re-ignite each others' careers in the 80s! The format here takes Torme back to the best years of his jazz roots – and features spare backing from Shearing's trio, at a level that's ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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David TornCollection ... CD
Silva Screen, 1980s/Early 90s. Used ... $6.99
Collects a dozen tracks recorded under his own name and with Mark Nauseef, Mick Karn, Marty Fogel, Andy Rinehart, and others. (Out Sound, Jazz) CD
(Out of print.)

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Amanda TosoffEarth Voices ... CD
Empress (Canada), 2021. Used ... $6.99
Amanda Tosoff on piano, Kelly Jefferson on tenor saxophone, Allison Au on alto saxophone, Aline Homzy and Jeremy Potts on violin, Beth Silver on cello, Laurence Schaufele on viola, Alex Goodman on guitar, Jon Maharaj on bass, Morgan Childs on drums with vocals from Emilie-Claire Barlow, Robin Dann ... read more CD

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Ralph TownerBlue Sun ... CD
ECM, 1983. Used ... $16.99
Ralph Towner on twelve-string guitar, classical guitar, piano, synthesizer, french horn, cornet, and percussion. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ralph TownerSolstice – Sound & Shadows ... LP
ECM, 1977. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A quartet session from four ECM stalwarts – features Jan Garbarek on soprano, tenor sax, and flute, Eberhard Weber on bass and cello, Jon Christensen on drums, and Ralph Towner on guitars plus piano and French horn! LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing in the textured cover, with light wear and a very small center split in the spine.)

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Ralph TownerWorks ... CD
ECM, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $9.99
Tracks include "Oceanus", "Blue Sun", "New Moon", "Beneath An Evening Sky", "Prince & The Sage", and "Nimbus". Features work by Jan Garbarek, Eberhard Weber, Kenny Wheeler, and Eddie Gomez. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Sabu Toyozumi/Mats GustafssonHokusai ... LP
No Business (Lithuania), 2018. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Reedman Mats Gustafsson seems to be able to improvise with just about anyone – really shifting his sound and his spirit to match the moment, which is definitely the case here in a set of duets with drummer Sabu Toyozumi! There's a spaciousness here that's very different than some of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 400 copies!)

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Yoshisaburo Sabu ToyozumiWater Weed (2021 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Trio/Solid (Japan), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $49.99
Two long, beautiful improvisations from a trio led by percussionist Yoshisaburo "Sabu" Toyozumi – and balanced wonderfully with reeds from Mototeru Takagi and bass from Takashi Tokuhiro! The music is very careful and quiet at the start, as each player finds these small, almost ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Yoshisaburo ToyozumiSabu – Message To Chicago (2021 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Trio/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $49.99
Percussionist Yoshisaburo Toyozumi – aka Sabu – heads up a brilliant set of creative jazz based on compositions by the Art Ensemble Of Chicago – in a record that's clearly titled with a nod to the musical achievements of the AACM! The album's three long tracks are all AEC ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Stan TraceyFrom Stan With Love (With Love From Jazz/We Love You Madly) ... CD
Lansdowne/Resteamed (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 24.99
Two fantastic albums from the great British pianist Stan Tracey – both the kind of material that has made him one of our favorite players of that scene in the 60s! First up is With Love From Jazz – a beautifully bold statement from the Stan Tracey Quartet – one of the group's key ... read more CD

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Stan TraceySound Check – Stan Tracey Duo/Trio ... CD
Resteamed (UK), 2011. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 24.99
Don't let the title put you off, as these aren't tracks recorded at some soundcheck before a gig by British piano legend Stan Tracey – and instead, they're some incredible recordings from late in his career, showing the modernist to be every bit as vibrant as back in the day! CD1 features ... read more CD

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Stan TraceyWisdom In The Wings (Free An One/Seven Ages Of Man) ... CD
Lansdowne/Resteamed (UK), 1969. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 24.99
Two incredible albums from British pianist Stan Tracey – originally part of the Lansdowne series in the UK! Free An One has a cockney sort of title, but a very modern jazz vibe – one that shows just how much Stan Tracey had grown over the course of the 60s – as the vision here is ... read more CD

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TrapistHighway My Friend ... CD
Hatology (Switzerland), 2002. Used ... $8.99
Features Martin Brandlmayr on drums and percussion, Martin Siewert on guitar and electronics, and Joe Williamson on bass and trackball. CD

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Ross Traut & Steve RodbyGreat Lawn ... CD
Columbia, 1989. Used ... $2.99
Ross Traut on guitar and Steve Rodby on bass. CD
(Out of print.)

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Tri AtmaKa Jakee Music ... LP
Lifestyle, 1986. Near Mint- ... $14.99
With Jens Fischer on acoustic guitars and computer programming, Achim Gieseler on keyboards, computer, and sound programming, and Asim Saha on tablas and percussion. LP, Vinyl record album

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Triple Play (Brubeck/Brown/Ruth)Live ... CD
Blue Forest, 2000. Used ... $6.99
Features Dave Brubeck's son Chris Brubeck on bass, trombone, and piano – with Joel Brown on guitars, and Peter "Madcat" Ruth on harmonicas, jaw harp, and percussion. CD

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Triple Play (Brubeck/Brown/Ruth)Watching The World ... CD
Blue Forest, 2003. Used ... $6.99
Features Dave Brubeck's son Chris Brubeck on bass, bass trombone, piano, and organ – with Joel Brown on guitars, and Peter "Madcat" Ruth on harmonicas, ukelele, and kalimba. CD

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Lennie TristanoLennie Tristano/New Tristano ... CD
Atlantic, 1955/1961. Used ... $4.99
A double-length set of work from one of the greatest pianists of the 50s – both of his Atlantic albums together on a single CD! First up is the self-titled Lennie Tristano, from 1955 – darkly imaginative work from the great Tristano – and one of the few full albums he ever cut as ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Lennie Tristano, Herbie Nichols, & OthersModern Jazz Piano Album ... LP
Savoy, Late 40s/Early 50s. Sealed 2LP Gatefold ... $8.99
80s issue of some seminal recordings of some of the most influential, yet unde-documented jazz pianists of the bop and post bop eras. There's three tracks by the Bebop Boys, with Bud Powell, Kenny Dorham, Sonny Stitt, Al Hall and Kenny Clarke: "Bebop In Pastel", "Seven Up" and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed 80s pressing. Cover has a cut corner, and some light aging.)
 
 



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