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Kai Winding & JJ JohnsonBrand New Swinging Together Again – The Great Kai & JJ ... CD
Impulse, 1960. Used ... $1.99
The famous 50s team of JJ Johnson and Kai Winding are reunited strongly here – after working alone for several years on their own projects! The groove here is a bit more open and less arranged than some of the pair's earlier projects – mostly just two trombones in the lead, soloing ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Kai Winding & JJ JohnsonBrand New Swinging Together Again – The Great Kai & JJ ... LP
Impulse, Early 60s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $13.99
The famous 50s team of JJ Johnson and Kai Winding are reunited strongly here – after working alone for several years on their own projects! The groove here is a bit more open and less arranged than some of the pair's earlier projects – mostly just two trombones in the lead, soloing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s MCA pressing in a barcode cover with promo stamp, KM audiophile sticker, and remnants of an old price sticker.)

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Kai Winding & JJ JohnsonKai Winding & JJ Johnson 1955 to 1960 ... CD
Giants Of Jazz, Late 50s. Used ... $2.99
Features Bill Evans on piano – other notable sideman include Paul Chambers on bass and Roy Haynes on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Sherry WinstonDo It For Love ... LP
PA USA, 1986. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Sweet and soulful fusion from Sherry Winston – a great smooth jazz flute player who was kind of an 80s heir to Bobbi Humphrey or Hilary! The album's a well produced affair throughout – with a number of gentle groovers that slide into a sweet steppers mode – and which are produced ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and bent corners.)

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Norma WinstoneManhattan In The Rain ... CD
Sunnyside, 1998. Used ... $9.99
With Tony Coe on tenor sax and clarinet, Steve Gray on piano and synthesizer, and Chris Laurence on bass. (Vocalists, Jazz) CD
(Penmark through barcode.)

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Niklas WinterBeautopia ... CD
King/Seven Seas (Japan), 2007. Used ... $6.99
With Jukka Eskola on trumpet and flugelhorn. CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Paul WinterJazz Meets The Bossa Nova ... LP
Columbia, 1962. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Paul Winter's classic sextet is recorded here in both Rio and New York – one of three different sessions that Winter cut for Columbia in the 60s – all records that explore his own love of the bossa at a time when it was coincidentally very good business to be doing so! Tracks are light ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 2 eye pressing with 1A/1B matrix. Cover has light wear and aging. Includes Columbia catalog inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Paul WinterRio (Collector's Series) ... LP
Columbia, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Even though Paul Winter's always been a little bit of a phony, this bossa LP on Columbia is pretty good stuff! The record was recorded with some of Brazil's best bossa players – like Luiz Bonfa, Roberto Menescal, and Luiz Eca (of Tamba Trio fame). John Hammond produced the session, so you ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and aging.)

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Paul Winter/Paul HalleyWhales Alive ... LP
Living Music, 1987. Sealed ... $6.99
Narration by Leonard Nimoy. LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, with a cutout notch.)

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Christian WintherRefuge In Sound ... CD
Sound Perspective, 2016. Used ... $4.99
Christian Winther on tenor saxophone, Allyn Johnson on piano, Mike Moreno on guitar, Reuben Rogers on bass, and Billy Williams Jr on drums with Christie Dashiell on vocals. CD

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Jimmy Witherspoon with Jay McShannGoin To Kansas City Blues (second cover) ... LP
RCA, 1958. Very Good ... $4.99
Jimmy sings with the group of Jay McShann – which features Seldon Powell, Hilton Jefferson, Heywood Henry, and Ray Copeland. Titles include "Jumpin The Blues", "Hootie Blues", "Confessin The Blues", "Froggy Bottom", and "Blue Monday Blues". (Vocalists, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has a split spine, a name in marker written multiple times, and light wear.)

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Mike WoffordStrawberry Wine – The Jazz Piano Of Mike Wofford ... LP
Epic, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Excellent early work from pianist Mike Wofford – a player who'd show up more strongly in the 70s, but who's already in great form here in this early 60s session! The album's quite unique – not the mainstream piano trio material that you'd expect from a major label at the time, and more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole and some staple holes in one corner.)

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David Wojnarowicz & Ben NeillItsofomo ... CD
New Tone (Italy), 1992. Used ... $8.99
David Wojnarowicz on vocals, Ben Neill on muantrumpet and electronics, and Don Yallech on acoustic and electronic percussion. CD
(Out of print.)

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Tommy WolfWolf At Your Door ... LP
Fraternity, 1956. Very Good ... $19.99
A wonderful album of vocal jazz tracks – by this vastly underrated singer/songwriter who was a key contemporary of Bob Dorough and Jackie & Roy! With songwriting partner Fran Landesman, Tommy Wolf penned some incredible work in the 50s – offbeat little tunes that were often sung by ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy original pressing! Cover has some light wear, a split bottom seam, and a small mark from an old sticker.)

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Lyman Woodard OrganizationDon't Stop The Groove (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Lyman/Pure Pleasure (UK), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99 44.99
A killer little set from funky organist Lyman Woodard – an old bandmate of Dennis Coffey, and one of the standout stalwarts of the 70s Detroit jazz funk scene! The set features Lyman working in a live setting – grooving out over some mighty long tracks that blend jazz and soul together ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition 180 gram pressing!)

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Rickey WoodardYazoo ... CD
Concord, 1994. Used ... $4.99
Rickey Woodard on tenor and alto sax, Ray Brown on trumpet, Cedar Walton on piano, Jeff Littleton on bass, and Ralph Penland on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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Wooden Glass Featuring Billy WootenWooden Glass Recorded Live (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... $24.99
Mad funky vibes from The Wooden Glass – a group led by vibist Billy Wooten – an obscure player in the history books, but one who has had a huge influence on 21st Century groove! Billy's got a hard style on the vibes that's like Bobby Hutcherson and Roy Ayers at their soulful best ... read more CD

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Wooden OHandeful Of Pleasant Delites ... LP
Middle Earth (UK), 1969. Near Mint- ... $9.99
(Folk/Country, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(2005 reissue on Akarma. Cover has light wear and a small smudge near the spine.)

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Chris WoodsModus Operandi (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Delmark, 1978. Used ... $4.99
One of the few American albums cut by saxophonist Chris Woods – a wonderfully talented player who cut some of his best work in Paris during the early 70s! The album captures some of the charm of Woods' best European records – with a lightly dancing groove on the best tracks, one that ... read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Phil WoodsBirds Of A Feather ... LP
Island, 1981. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Features Phill Woods on alto sax, Bill Goodwin on drums, Steve Gilmore on bass, and Hal Galper on piano. Titles include "Star Eyes", "Goodbye Mr Evans", "Petite Chanson", "Summer Night", "My Old Flame", and "Nica's Dream". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and some aging.)

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Phil WoodsBop Stew – Fujitsu Concord Jazz Festival in Japan '87 ... LP
Concord, 1987. Near Mint- ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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Phil WoodsFloresta Canto ... LP
RCA, 1976. Sealed ... $9.99
One of those great records from the 70s that makes you say "man, Phil Woods was hip!" The session was cut in London with an electrified big band led by Chris Gunning, and featuring keyboards by the groovy Gordon Beck – kind of a blend of strings, keys, and woodwinds – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed!)

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Phil WoodsHeaven ... LP
Blackhawk, 1984. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Great Phil Woods – with excellent trumpet and flugelhorn from Tom Harrell, along with Hal Galper on piano, Steve Gilmore on bass, and Bill Goodwin on drums. LP, Vinyl record album

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Phil WoodsNew Phil Woods Album ... LP
RCA, 1972. Near Mint- ... $3.99
Phil Woods really outdoes himself here – offering the world a whole new side of his talents, and stepping forth at the head of a larger ensemble than usual! The album features Woods' core quartet augmented by larger strings and horns – all in shadings and tones that are incredibly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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Phil WoodsPhil Woods & His European Rhythm Machine At The Frankfurt Jazz Festival ... LP
Embryo, 1971. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $16.99
A stunner of an album – light years ahead of Phil's earlier work in America – a bit funky at times, with some really open-ended modern sounds! The album features Phil with his incredible European Rhythm Machine – a group that includes Gordon Beck on electric piano, Henri Texier ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In the die-cut cover, with promo stickers and a small distro sticker, and partially unglued bottom seam.)

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Phil WoodsRev & I ... CD
Blue Note, 1998. Used ... $5.99
Features Phil Woods on alto, Johnny Griffin on tenor, Cedar Walton on piano, Peter Washington on bass, and Ben Riley on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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Phil WoodsWarm Woods (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Epic (Japan), 1958. New Copy (reissue)... $49.99
One of the most wonderful Phil Woods albums ever! No kidding – this is amazing! Woods played on lots of other records – and often in settings that made you wonder why people thought he was so great – but on this one, he's totally in the spotlight, fronting a mellow easy quartet ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful Japanese pressing!)

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Phil Woods & His European Rhythm MachinePhil Woods & His European Rhythm Machine (Pierre Cardin) ... LP
Pierre Cardin (France), 1970. Near Mint- ... $11.99
An excellent album of funky electric jazz – and possibly the best one that Phil Woods cut with his European group! The quartet's a very hip group that's way hipper than its clunky name – with Gordon Beck on electric piano and organ, Daniel Humair on percussion and drums, and Henri ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing on Inner City.)

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Phil Woods & Jim McNeelyFlowers For Hodges ... CD
Concord, 1991. Used ... $4.99
Phil Woods on alto and and soprano sax, clarinet, and bass clarinet and Jim McNeely on piano and synthesizer. CD
(Out of print, booklet has a cut corner and promotional stamp on CD.)

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Phil Woods QuartetPhil Talks With Quill ... LP
Epic, 1957. Near Mint- ... $34.99
Rare as hens' teeth – and an incredible meeting of two vastly underrated alto talents! Phil Woods got plenty of opportunities to record as a leader in the 50s, but altoist Gene Quill was often buried in bigger groups – a fact that makes this album one of the few chances to really hear ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 70s Japanese CBS/Sony pressing, ECPZ 1, with insert. Cover has light aging and bumped corners.)

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Phil Woods QuintetBouquet ... LP
Concord, 1989. Near Mint- ... $5.99
With Hal Galper on piano, Steve Gilmore on bass, Bill Goodwin on drums, and Tom Harrell on trumpet and flugelhorn. LP, Vinyl record album

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Phil Woods/Tommy Flanagan/Red MitchellThree For All ... CD
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1981. New Copy ... $16.99
A really great record – one we're surprised that we like so much! On the surface, the album appears to be an inconsequential 80s session by three older giants of their instrument – Woods on alto, Flanagan on piano, and Mitchell on bass. But Woods' tone here, although played straightly ... read more CD
(Part of the Enja Real Jazz Classics series!)

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Work Money DeathSpace in Which the Uncontrollable Unknown Resides – Can Be the Place from Which Creation Arises ... CD
ATA (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $14.99 19.99
Two wonderfully long-flowing tracks from this hip British group – very spiritual and slow-building, with energy that's very much in the best Alice Coltrane mode of the Impulse Records years! Tony Burkill is on tenor, and has this great mellow-burning approach – perfect for the slow-step ... read more CD

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World Saxophone QuartetWSQ ... CD
Black Saint (Italy), 1981. Used ... $6.99
Really groundbreaking work from the World Sax Quartet – one of the first, and best, all-horn ensembles! The strength of the album definitely hangs on the backgrounds of the players – Julius Hemphill, Hamiet Bluiett, Oliver Lake, and David Murray – all already key reedmen in left ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Hainer WormannLower Rhine Sonata ... CD
Nurnichtnur (Germany), 2001. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Hainer Wormann on guitar. CD
(Out of print and packaged in a cool metal tin.)

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Ray Wray QuartetYes Indeed ... LP
Pharaoh, Early 60s. Very Good ... $3.99
(Vocalists, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and aging, with a partially removed address sticker on front, and some pen on both sides.)

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Billy WrightGoin' Down Slow/If I Didn't Love You ... 78 RPM
Savoy, Very Good+ ... $11.99
(78 RPM, Jazz) 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(Labels have a small index sticker and a spot of pen.)

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Leo WrightSoul Talk ... CD
Atlantic/Water, 1963. New Copy ... $7.99 17.99
A rare soul jazz session from alto saxophonist Leo Wright – a player that we mostly know from his bossa work of the early 60s! The session's extremely noteworthy as being one of the few to feature female organist Gloria Coleman – a player with whom Wright worked on her classic 1963 ... read more CD
Also available Soul Talk ... CD 11.99

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Leo WrightSoul Talk ... CD
Atlantic/Water, 1963. Used ... $11.99
A rare soul jazz session from alto saxophonist Leo Wright – a player that we mostly know from his bossa work of the early 60s! The session's extremely noteworthy as being one of the few to feature female organist Gloria Coleman – a player with whom Wright worked on her classic 1963 ... read more CD
Also available Soul Talk ... CD 7.99

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Nancy WrightYou Make Me Feel So Young ... LP
Concert Disc, 1960. Very Good- ... $9.99
Nancy Wright's billed as a "citizen of the supper clubs" in the notes to this set – but the record's got a lot more to offer than that, thanks to some great small combo backing! Wright's vocals are supported here by instrumentation from the septet of Caesar Giovannini – a ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is great!)

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Prince Billy Mahdi WrightYou Got Dat Wright (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Raenii/P-Vine (Japan), 1980. New Copy ... $24.99
A wonderful bit of lost spiritual soul jazz from Chicago – recorded in the early 80s, but with a progressive and righteous feel that's very much in the 70s Strata East vein! The group's led by Billy Mahdi on tenor, soprano, and flute – and features Corky McClerkin on piano, Eldee Young ... read more CD
(Prat of the excellent Groove Diggers series!)

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Jan Ptasyn WroblewskiSlupy Milowe (with bonus tracks) ... CD
GAD (Poland), 1979/1980. New Copy ... $16.99 18.99
Never-issued material from Polish saxophonist Jan Ptasyn Wroblewski – material recorded at the end of the 70s for Polish Radio, done in a small combo mode that's a real back to basics change, after some of his larger projects of the decade! The setting is nice and lean – Jan on tenor, ... read more CD

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Stich Wynston's Modern SurfacesTransparent Horizons ... CD
TCB (Austria), 1998. Used ... $4.99
Features Mike Murley on saxophones, Geoff Young on guitar, Jim Vivian on bass, and Stich Wynston on drums and piano. CD
(Tray card is clean but a little wavy. Spine has a thin cutout notch.)

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Sisonke XontiUgaba The Migration ... LP
Sharp Flat (Netherlands), 2021. New Copy ... $32.99 36.99
A really tremendous effort from South African saxophonist Sisonke Xonti – way more than just a straight jazz record, and instead the sort of visionary music we're used to hearing from some of the greats of his scene in years back! Xonti's work on tenor and soprano is a key part of the record ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Eri Yamamoto & Choral ChameleonGoshu Ondo Suite ... CD
Aum Fidelity, 2019. Used ... $4.99
One of the most beautiful albums we've ever heard from pianist Eri Yamamoto – in large part because of the presence of the Choral Cameleon vocal group! The mix of piano and voice is wonderful – haunting and powerful, in a way that reminds us of some of the best Vince Guaraldi ... read more CD
(Still sealed.)

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Hozan Yamamoto & Sharps & FlatsBeautiful Bamboo Flute ... LP
Victor/Mr Bongo (UK), 1971. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
One of the coolest albums ever cut by Japanese wood flute player Hozan Yamamoto – a set that has him working with very groovy backings from the Sharps & Flats ensemble – who almost give the whole thing an MPS label blending of funky jazz and world music sounds! The approach is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hozan Yamamoto & Yu ImaiAkuma Ga Kitarite Fue Wo Fuku ... CD
Columbia/Mr Bongo (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
We've always loved the music of Hozan Yamamoto – the Japanese flute player who really has a way of mixing his instrument with all sorts of weird and unusual modes – from traditional folk styles, to bossa nova, to funk and jazz as well! Here, though, Hozan may well be outdoing himself ... read more CD
Also available Akuma Ga Kitarite Fue Wo Fuku ... LP

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Hozan Yamamoto & Yu ImaiAkuma Ga Kitarite Fue Wo Fuku ... LP
Columbia/Mr Bongo (UK), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
We've always loved the music of Hozan Yamamoto – the Japanese flute player who really has a way of mixing his instrument with all sorts of weird and unusual modes – from traditional folk styles, to bossa nova, to funk and jazz as well! Here, though, Hozan may well be outdoing himself ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Akuma Ga Kitarite Fue Wo Fuku ... CD 11.99

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Tsuyoshi YamamotoSummertime ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Craftman (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $19.99 24.00
Great work from one of the most dynamic Japanese pianists of the 70s – a player who's straighter than some of his contemporaries, but also has a very soulful swing as well! Tsuyoshi Yamamoto really opens up in a live setting – and concert dates like this represent some of his best work ... read more CD
(Part of the Three Blind Mice Supreme Collection!)

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Tsuyoshi Yamamoto/George OtsukaNow's The Time ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Craftman (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $19.99 24.99
A pair of live performances – both of them great, and both done in the very open, creative style of the Three Blind Mice label at the time! Side one features core work by the trio of pianist Tsuyoshi Yamamoto, but with key guest work from Isao Suzuki on cello and Sunao Wada on guitar – ... read more CD
(Part of the Three Blind Mice Supreme Collection!)

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Yukako Yamano3rd Stage ... CD
Yukako Yamano (Japan), 2017. Used ... $6.99
A beautiful album of solo piano from up-and-coming pianist Yukako Yamano – a set that's got a lot more acoustic depth than you might expect from the keyboard pictured on the cover! Despite the presentation of that instrument, most of the music here is done on a very resonant grand piano ... read more CD

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Yuko YamaokaDiary 2005-2015 – Yuko Yamaoka Plays The Music Of Satoko Fujii ... CD
Libra (Japan), 2018. Used 2CD Gatefold ... $4.99
118 compositions for piano performed by Yuko Yamaoka. CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Yosuke YamashitaClay (2021 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Enja/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $49.99
Mindblowing trio work from Japanese pianist Yosuke Yamashita – in a group that's equally noteworthy for its incredible reed performances from the mighty Akira Sakata! The pairing of Sakata and Yamashita was one of the greatest things in Japanese jazz in the 70s, and certainly one of that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Yosuke YamashitaDancing Kojiki ... CD
Maro/Super Fuji Discs (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... $16.99
One of the earliest albums ever from Japanese pianist Yosuke Yamashita – and a set that already has him completely on fire, and well into the legacy of music that would continue for years to come! Yamashita is incredible here – almost a Japanese answer to the freedoms of Cecil Taylor, ... read more CD

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Yosuke YamashitaYosuke Yamashita Trio ... CD
Super Fuji Discs (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... $24.99 34.00
A searing lost performance from this legendary group – the amazing Yosuke Yamashita on piano, working here with Akira Sakata on alto and clarinet, and Moriyama Takeo on drums – a unit that was one of the greatest improvising trios on the planet at the time! Sure, many folks look to the ... read more CD

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Kiyoshi YamayaRyukyu (2021 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Columbia/Denon (Japan), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $49.99
A really unusual set from the Japanese scene of the 70s – and a record that represents some of the higher pinnacles of their recording technology at the time! The songs here are billed as "Japanese traditional melodies by PCM Recording Systems" – and they are hardly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice Japanese pressing – with obi!)

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John YaoPresence ... CD
See Tao, 2017. Used ... $3.99
Features John Yao on trombone, Jon Irabagon on soprano and sopranino sax, Randy Ingram on piano and Fender Rhodes, Peter Brendler on bass, and Shawn Baltazor on drums. CD

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✨✧ Kazuo YashiroHow To Love How To Play How To – Ohashi Kyosen's Playboy Lecture ... CD
Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1967. Used ... $16.99
Advice on life, love, and all things important – a series of readings by 60s Japanese celebrity Kazuo Yagi that will set your life straight – used as bridges to link together a set of swinging jazz music bits, some of which continue with speaking, others which groove on instrumentally. ... read more CD
(From the Nippon Jazz Spirits series – includes obi!)

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Minami YasudaSouth – Yasuda Minami Live At The Rob Roy ... LP
Bellwood (Japan), 1974. Very Good ... $14.99
A sweet swinger from this hip Japanese vocalist – one of the groovier talents of that scene in the 70s, and an artist whose name wasn't that well known on our side of the Pacific! The record's got a soulful bounce right from the start – thanks to backings from the trio of pianist ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a half split top seam.)

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Yatha Bhuta Jazz Combo (Onra/Buddy Sativa)Yatha Bhuta Jazz Combo ... CD
All City (Ireland), 2013. New Copy ... $4.99 14.99
A surprisingly spiritual collaboration between Onra and and Buddy Sativa – one that's filled with lots of rich acoustic sounds that recall the glory days of the 70s spiritual jazz scene and the post-Coltrane years on Impulse Records! Most of the music is handled just by the two musicians, ... (New Grooves, Jazz) read more CD

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Hajime YoshizawaHajime (Japanese gatefold paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Village Again (Japan), 1990. Used Gatefold ... $24.99
A very early session from Japanese keyboardist Hajime Yoshizawa – a straight jazz session recorded at the start of the 90s, with great accompaniment from a quartet of American musicians! The album is Hajime's debut, and even though a straight set, it's a really remarkable achievement – ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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George YoungChant ... CD
King/Intersound, 1985. Used ... $1.99
A sweet fusion set from reedman George Young – who plays tenor, alto, sopranino, and soprano sax – plus some flute as well! The album's put together by David Matthews, and has a vibe that's similar to his own 80s fusion efforts – with a real nod back to the soulful fusion styles ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Jym YoungPuzzle Box (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Freedom/Muzak (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... $24.99
An amazing record – and sometimes sadly overlooked – one of the few avant jazz sessions from the 60s San Francisco scene, and a hell of an album throughout! Pianist Jym Young plays with a brilliant style that's almost a bridge between earlier modern eras and the changes on the New York ... read more CD

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✨✧ Larry YoungLarry Young In Paris – The ORTF Recordings (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Resonance, 1964/1965. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $48.99 49.99
Really really wonderful work from legendary organist Larry Young – a set of rare recordings that we'd easily rank right next to our favorite Blue Note albums that Young cut as a leader! The sides here were done for French radio in the mid 60s, but they're hardly throwaway quickie tracks or ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand numbered, limited pressing of 2000 copies.)

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Larry YoungLarry Young's Fuel ... CD
Arista/Get On Down, 1975. New Copy ... $6.99 14.98
Quite possibly the greatest Larry Young album of the post-Blue Note years – and a massive bit of funk that totally redefines his sound! Larry's working here with his hip group Fuel – an ensemble that features Laura Logan on lead vocals, giving the tunes a real focus through her lyrics ... read more CD

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Lester YoungArchives Of Jazz Vol 1 ... LP
AJ Records, Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Titles include "Blue Tres", "I Cover The Waterfront", "These Foolish Things", "Lester Leaps In", "Sunday", and "Destination Moon". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s issue. Cover has a cutout hole and a razor mark in front.)

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Lester YoungComplete 1936 to 1951 Small Group Sessions Vol 2 – 1942 to 1944 ... CD
Blue Moon (Spain), Early 40s. Used ... $9.99
Featuring Nat King Cole, Dickie Wells, Count Basie, and Johnny Guarnieri. CD
(Out of print.)

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Lester YoungComplete Aladdin Sessions ... CD
Blue Note, Mid 40s. Used 2 CDs ... $4.99
A great 2CD set – one that contains every track Lester recorded for Aladdin – including the rare 1942 trio session with Nat Cole and a 1946 date Helen Humes. CD
(Out of print.)

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Lester YoungComplete Aladdin Sessions (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Definitive (Andorra), Mid 40s. Used 2CD ... $9.99
A great 2CD set – one that contains every track Lester recorded for Aladdin – including the rare 1942 trio session with Nat Cole and a 1946 date Helen Humes. This version also includes 8 bonus tracks recorded for Norgran in 1946 with Nat King Cole and Buddy Rich. 48 tracks in all! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Lester YoungGreat Lester Young – Vol 2 ... LP
Aladdin/Imperial, Late 40s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Great early work from Lester Young – an Imperial Records collection of early material from the 78rpm days of Aladdin Records! The work is a great bridge between swing and pop – and Lester Young's tone is superb throughout – on titles that include "One O'Clock Jump", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 60s mono pressing with deep groove.)

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Lester YoungJammin With Lester ... LP
Jazz Archives, Mid 40s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
With sidemen that include Harry Edison on trumpet, Dicky Wells on trombone, Illinois Jacquet on tenor, Marlowe Morris on piano, Barney Kessel on guitar, Red Callendar on bass, Sidney Catlett on drums, and also with Ken Kersey on piano, Al McKibbon on bass, and JC Heard on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(70s issue.)

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Lester YoungJazz Giants ... CD
Verve, 1956. Used ... $3.99
A beautiful session from the mid 50s, and on that's very much in the classic imprint of the Verve label. Norman Granz pulls together some of the bigger post-swing players of the day – like Young, Eldridge, Freddie Green, Jo Jones, Teddy Wilson, and others – and has them run through ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Lester YoungJazz Giants '56 (with bonus track) ... CD
Verve/Phoenix (Spain), 1956. Used ... $6.99
A set with the date of 1956 very firmly planted in the title – but one that's also gone onto become a timeless ensemble session from Verve Records! The feel here is almost in jam session mode, but perhaps a bit tighter – a group of all-star players from the mid-50s, with Lester Young ... read more CD
(Out of print, 24 bit remaster.)

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Lester YoungLester Leaps In – Original Mono Recordings From 1936 to 1944 ... CD
ASV (UK), Late 30s/Early 40s. Used ... $4.99
With Count Basie, Billie Holiday, Teddy Wilson, Buck Clayton, Bill Coleman, Dicky Wills, and more. CD
(Out of print.)

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Lester YoungLester Young In Washington DC 1956 Vol 1 ... LP
Pablo, 1956. Very Good Gatefold ... $6.99
A lost treasure from Lester Young – previously unreleased live material from the 50s, recorded in a style that's a fair bit different than some of his studio work of the decade! The set took place at the Patio Lounge in Washington, DC – and was recorded by Bill Potts, who is also the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring and edge wear and a light smudge in front.)

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Lester YoungLester Young Story (4CD set) ... CD
Proper (UK), 1930s/1940s. Used 4 CDs ... $9.99
Includes 85 tracks and features Lester Young with Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Buck Clayton, Billie Holiday, Nat King Cole, Buddy Rich, and more! CD
(Out of print.)

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Lester YoungLester Young Story Vol 5 – Evening Of A Basie-ite ... LP
Columbia, Early 40s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $6.99
Includes work recorded with Count Basie and Billie Holiday – and a number of previously unissued tracks! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp and a lightly bent corner at the top left.)

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Lester YoungLester Young Trio ... CD
Verve/Polygram, 1946. Used ... $3.99
An early trio session by Lester Young – recorded with Buddy Rich on drums! The record also features an obscure pianist named "Aye Guy" – Nat King Cole under another name! Guy and Young trade lines in a very nicely relaxed format, and even though the record's mostly all ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Lester YoungLive Recording – 1948 At Royal Roost New York City ... LP
Musidisc (France), 1948. Very Good ... $6.99
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(Cover has an unglued bottom seam, half unglued top seam and a name in pen on the front and back.)

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Lester YoungMaster Takes ... LP
Savoy, Late 40s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
All the mater takes from the key late 40s recordings that Lester Young did for Savoy Records – key transitional material from swing into bop, with work from Billy Taylor and Junior Mance on piano, Freddie Green on guitar, Cozy Cole and Roy Haynes on drums, and Jesse Drakes on trumpet! 15 ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Lester YoungPres & Teddy & Oscar ... LP
Verve, 1952/1956. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
A pairing of 2 mid-50s sides by Lester Young for Verve – one album recorded with Teddy Wilson on piano, the other with Oscar Peterson – hence the title! The Wilson session was recorded in 1956, and featuers Gene Ramey on bass and Jo Jones on drums – with tracks that include " ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lester YoungPres & Teddy (with bonus track) ... CD
Verve, 1956. Used ... $3.99
A classic session of mellow magic from tenorist Lester Young and pianist Teddy Wilson – both giants of jazz from an earlier generation, but maybe sounding even better here in a sublime Verve Records setting from the 50s! Young's tenor fronts the trio of Wilson – with Gene Ramey on bass ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Lester YoungPres – The Complete Savoy Recordings ... LP
Savoy, 1944/1949. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
Seminal sounds that bridge the worlds of swing and bop – mostly recorded for Svoy in 1944, the earliest days of the label – with a few tracks from 1949 as well – and a number of alternates appearing here for the first time ever! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Lester YoungPres (Charlie Parker) ... LP
Charlie Parker, Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $5.99
No real date or personnel on this one, and the album's a live set recorded, most likely, at some time in the 50s. The quality of the recording isn't great, and you hear a heck of a lot of crowd noise – but the work's an interesting document of Pres during the period, as the tunes are all ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label stereo pressing in a non-gatefold cover.)

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Lester YoungPres (Everest) ... LP
Everest, Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $2.99
No real date or personnel on this one, and the album's a live set recorded, most likely, at some time in the 50s. The quality of the recording isn't great, and you hear a heck of a lot of crowd noise – but the work's an interesting document of Pres during the period, as the tunes are all ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lester YoungPres (Verve) ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1950/1951. New Copy ... $13.99
As beautiful an illustration of the genius of Lester Young as you could ever hope to find – tight, short small group numbers recorded with a keen focus on Young's amazing tone – all served up with beautiful sound throughout! The cover bills the set as being by Young and his orchestra, ... read more CD

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Lester YoungPres Is Blue ... LP
Charlie Parker, 1950. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Small combo work from 1950 – with Pres on tenor, Jesse Drake on trumpet, Kenny Drew on piano, Aaron Bell on bass, and Jo Jones on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label stereo pressing in a non-gatefold cover. Cover has light wear, a cutout hole, and a name in marker.)

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Lester YoungPres Vol 2 – Lester Young In Washington DC 1956 Vol 2 ... LP
Pablo, 1956. Very Good+ ... $6.99
A lost treasure from Lester Young – previously unreleased live material from the 50s, recorded in a style that's a fair bit different than some of his studio work of the decade! The set took place at the Patio Lounge in Washington, DC – and was recorded by Bill Potts, who is also the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s issue. Cover has light wear and a name in marker inside that bled through to the cover.)

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Lester YoungPresident Plays With The Oscar Peterson Trio (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve, 1952. Used ... $6.99
Lester Young joins the Oscar Peterson trio – and the result is a classic meeting of the minds from early 50s Verve! Young's tone is tremendous throughout – that sharp-yet-cool style that had such a big influence on other 50s players, and which gets some great support here from Peterson' ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Lester Young, Chu Berry, & Ben WebsterCommodore Years – The Tenor Sax ... LP
Atlantic, 1938/1941/1944. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $7.99
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(Cover has light corner bumps, and tiny partial splitting on the bottom, but looks nice overall.)

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Snooky Young & Marshal RoyalSnooky & Marshal's Album ... CD
Concord, 1978. Used ... $16.99
With Snooky Young on trumpet and flugelhorn, Marshal Royal on saxophone, Freddie Green on guitar, Ross Tompkins on piano, Ray Brown on bass, Louie Bellson on drums, and Scat Man Crothers on vocals. CD
(Out of print.)

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Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad with Brian JacksonBrian Jackson – Jazz Is Dead 8 ... CD
Jazz Is Dead, 2021. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A tremendous return to form for the great Brian Jackson – an artist that most folks know for his legendary 70s work with Gil Scott-Heron, but one who's kept on making great music for years after Gil departed our planet! Here, Jackson's the lead talent on Fender Rhodes, flute, and other ... (Deep Funk, Jazz) read more CD

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Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad with Doug CarnDoug Carn – Jazz Is Dead 5 ... CD
Jazz Is Dead, 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A great new showcase for the legendary keyboard work of Doug Carn – and a set that's very different both from his famous albums for the Black Jazz label, and some of his organ jazz records in more recent years too! The set's maybe got a more pronounced influence from Adrian Younge and Ali ... (Deep Funk, Jazz) read more CD
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Doug Carn – Jazz Is Dead 5 (2LP 45rpm pressing) ... LP 30.99
Doug Carn – Jazz Is Dead 5 ... CD 11.99

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Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad with Doug CarnDoug Carn – Jazz Is Dead 5 ... CD
Jazz Is Dead, 2020. Used ... $11.99
A great new showcase for the legendary keyboard work of Doug Carn – and a set that's very different both from his famous albums for the Black Jazz label, and some of his organ jazz records in more recent years too! The set's maybe got a more pronounced influence from Adrian Younge and Ali ... (Deep Funk, Jazz) read more CD
Also available
Doug Carn – Jazz Is Dead 5 ... CD 13.99
Doug Carn – Jazz Is Dead 5 (2LP 45rpm pressing) ... LP 30.99

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Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad with Doug CarnDoug Carn – Jazz Is Dead 5 (2LP 45rpm pressing) ... LP
Jazz Is Dead, 2020. New Copy 2LP ... $30.99 32.99
A great new showcase for the legendary keyboard work of Doug Carn – and a set that's very different both from his famous albums for the Black Jazz label, and some of his organ jazz records in more recent years too! The set's maybe got a more pronounced influence from Adrian Younge and Ali ... (Deep Funk, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful pressing – 2LPs that both play at 45rpm, in a special die-cut sleeve!)
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Doug Carn – Jazz Is Dead 5 ... CD 13.99
Doug Carn – Jazz Is Dead 5 ... CD 11.99

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Brandee YoungerSomewhere Different ... CD
Impulse, 2021. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
The Impulse Records debut of Brandee Younger – an artist who's more than worthy of appearance on that legendary label! As with another famous Impulse musician, Alice Coltrane, Younger's main instrument here is the harp – but she uses the instrument in ways that are very much her own ... read more CD

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Ito YukariFutatabi Ai Wo – Ito Yukari Tsutsumi Kyouhei Love Sounds (2021 Japan Record Day Release) ... LP
Columbia (Japan), 1972. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $49.99
A beautiful mix of two different generations in Japanese vocals – as Ito Yukari sings with the more expressive style of female artists from the 60s, but works here with these wonderful 70s-styled charts that bring a lot of warmth to the music! Producer/arranger Kyohei Tsutsumi is pictured on ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice gatefold pressing – with obi!)

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Leszek Zadlo & Claus BantzerIllumination – Improvisations For Saxophone & Organ ... CD
Arte Nova (Germany), 1996. Used ... $2.99
Leszek Zadlo on soprano and tenor saxophone and flute and Claus Bantzer on organ. CD
(Out of print.)

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Vaclav ZahradnikInterjazz ... LP
Supraphon (Czechoslovakia), 1970. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A hip bit of big band grooving from Eastern Europe, featuring an assemblage of Iron Curtain players brought together for the Prague Jazz Festival in 1970 under the leadership of arranger Vaclav Zahradnik. The tracks are all original numbers, and the best have a wonderful modal feel – kind of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear around the edges, and a bit of laminate peeling – but vinyl is great!)

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Vaclav Zahradnik with Johnny Griffin & Slide HamptonEuro Jazz ... LP
Supraphon (Czechoslovakia), 1972. Near Mint- ... $16.99
Wonderful big band work from Prague – very much in the style of the best MPS large groups of the early 70s! Vaclav is leading a very strong group of European players and American expatriates – with players that include Karl Velebny on vibes, Billy Brooks on drums, Ronnie Ross on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has one bumped corner, and a small bit of pen in the corner – but this is a nice copy overall.)
 
 



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