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Kamasi WashingtonBecoming – Music From The Netflix Documentary ... CD
Young Turks, 2020. New Copy ... $14.99 15.99
Really great work from saxophone genius Kamasi Washington – music that's very different than the longform sounds of his epic sets – yet very beautiful too, and clearly showing off a whole new feather in Kamasi's mighty cap! As you can tell from the title, the work is music for a ... read more CD
Also available Becoming – Music From The Netflix Documentary ... LP 21.99

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Kamasi WashingtonBecoming – Music From The Netflix Documentary ... LP
Young Turks, 2020. New Copy ... $21.99 22.99
Really great work from saxophone genius Kamasi Washington – music that's very different than the longform sounds of his epic sets – yet very beautiful too, and clearly showing off a whole new feather in Kamasi's mighty cap! As you can tell from the title, the work is music for a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Becoming – Music From The Netflix Documentary ... CD 14.99

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Kamasi WashingtonEpic (3CD set) ... CD
Brainfeeder, 2015. New Copy 3 CDs ... $26.99 28.98
A modern day spiritual jazz treasure – completely wonderful all the way through, and a set you might well file proudly next to your classics from John Coltrane and Pharoah Sanders! The record's as epic as it promises in the title – a three volume journey in jazz, headed by tenorist ... read more CD
Also available Epic (3LP set) ... LP 49.99

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Kamasi WashingtonEpic (3LP set) ... LP
Brainfeeder, 2015. New Copy 3LP ... $49.99 52.99
A modern day spiritual jazz treasure – completely wonderful all the way through, and a set you might well file proudly next to your classics from John Coltrane and Pharoah Sanders! The record's as epic as it promises in the title – a three volume journey in jazz, headed by tenorist ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful 3LP edition, in a special box!)
Also available Epic (3CD set) ... CD 26.99

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Kamasi WashingtonHarmony Of Difference ... CD
Young Turks, 2017. New Copy ... $11.99
Pure fantasticness from the great Kamasi Washington – a set that's much more compact than his sprawling Epic, but which has an equally wonderful vibe overall! The album features material that Washington performed at the Whitney Biennial – to accompany paintings by his sister – ... read more CD

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Kamasi WashingtonHeaven & Earth (3CDs – includes bonus CD) ... CD
Young Turks, 2018. New Copy 3 CDs ... $23.99 24.98
Truly tremendous work from saxophonist Kamasi Washington – a set that may well even blow away his groundbreaking Epic album – given the scope of soul and spirit in the music! As with the previous project, this one's double-length, but maybe feels even more fitted to the mode – as ... read more CD
(The bonus CD is hidden in the middle section of the foldout cover – you'll need to cut it open at the seam to find this hidden gem!)
Also available Heaven & Earth (5LPs – includes bonus LP) ... LP 61.99

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Kamasi WashingtonHeaven & Earth (5LPs – includes bonus LP) ... LP
Young Turks, 2018. New Copy 5LPs ... $61.99 65.98
Truly tremendous work from saxophonist Kamasi Washington – a set that may well even blow away his groundbreaking Epic album – given the scope of soul and spirit in the music! As with the previous project, this one's double-length, but maybe feels even more fitted to the mode – as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(The bonus LP is hidden in the middle section of the foldout cover – you'll need to tear the perforated seam to find this hidden gem!)
Also available Heaven & Earth (3CDs – includes bonus CD) ... CD 23.99

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Tyrone WashingtonDo Right ... CD
Blue Labor/P-Vine (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $22.99
A set of sweet funky jams from saxophonist Tyrone Washington – a player who's probably known best for his late 60s session for Blue Note, but whose heard here in an electrified mode with plenty of choppy rhythms on the bottom – very much in the spirit of some of the best Gary Bartz work ... read more CD

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Marcin WasilewskiJanuary ... CD
ECM, 2007. Used ... $6.99
Features Marcin Wasilewski on piano, with Slawomir Kurkiewicz on bass and Michal Miskiewicz on drums. CD

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Sadao WatanabeCalifornia Shower ... CD
Victor (Japan), 1978. Used ... $14.99
A key fusion set from Sadao Watanabe – a record that has him moving away from some of the bolder tones of the early 70s, into warmly soulful territory that would him him find a much bigger international audience! The album's still got a nice sharp edge, though – as it's recorded in ... read more CD
(Out of print, mid 90s pressing.)

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Sadao WatanabeElis ... LP
Elektra, 1988. Sealed ... $7.99
Featuring Nico Assumpcao on bass, Paulinho Braga on drums, Heitor Pereira on guitar, Cesar Camargo Mariano on keys, Papeti on percussion, and Toquinho on guitar and vocals. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Sadao WatanabeGood Time For Love ... LP
Elektra, 1986. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Lots of guests on this one, with Earl "Chinna" Smith and Radcliffe "Doggie" Bryan on guitars, Ansel Collins on keyboards, Jimmy Cliff on congas, and others! LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Includes the Elektra inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout notch and promo stamp.)

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Sadao WatanabeSadao Watanabe Plays Ballads ... CD
Denon, 1967. Used ... $18.99
Haunting early work from Japanese reed legend Sadao Watanabe – an artist who makes the record way more than just a set of familiar ballads! True, the set's a bit more mellow than some of Watanabe's other work of the time – but his work on alto and flute really have this subtle sort of ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Sadao Watanabe & Charlie MarianoIberian Waltz ... LP
Takt (Japan), Late 60s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $39.99
A rare recording from Charlie Mariano's "lost" years in Japan – an under-documented period of his career next to earlier American work and later 70s European fusion! At the time of the set, Charlie was living in Japan with (then) wife pianist Toshiko Akioshi – and opening up ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Non-gatefold pressing, from 1977 – with insert.)

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Ethel WatersShades Of Blue (10-inch) ... LP
Remington, Early 50s. Very Good ... $11.99
Waters sings with J.C. Heard and His Orchestra on these eight tracks. Songs include "Taking A Chance On Love", "I Shoulda Quit When I Was Ahead", "You Took My Man", "Cabin In The Sky", "Dinah", "Man Wanted", and "Honey In A ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black and gold label pressing in the green cover. Cover has light wear and aging, with a few small splash stains on back.)

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Bill WatrousManhattan Wildlife Refuge (photo cover) ... LP
Columbia, 1974. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A pretty compelling record from trombonist Bill Watrous – one of those players you always figure for a straight guy, but who always manages to throw in a curve ball at the right moment! This one's got Bill working with a large group in kind of a mixed electric big band style – and the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bobby WatsonAt The Gouvy Festival – In The Groove ... CD
Challenge/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 2000. New Copy ... $16.99
Alto genius Bobby Watson is sporting a haircut that's a bit dated on the cover, but sounding completely classic on this excellent live set from the European scene of the 90s – material that stands as a really nice contrast to some of his work in the studio! Bobby's always got such a tight, ... read more CD

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Bobby WatsonKeepin It Real ... CD
Smoke Sessions, 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 17.99
Bobby Watson's always keeping it real in our book – as the alto saxophonist maybe hasn't made a bad record ever, and has continued to turn out the sort of fantastic music we loved right when he was an up-and-comer in an 80s version of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers! Here, Bobby's working with ... read more CD

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Bobby WatsonMade In America ... CD
Smoke Sessions, 2017. Used ... $11.99
A fantastic set from one of our all-time favorite saxophonists – a musician who gave us a flurry of wonderful albums in the 80s and 90s, but hasn't graced the record racks as much in recent years! Fortunately, Bobby Watson's lost none of his charms at all – and really sounds beautiful ... read more CD
(Still sealed!)

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Bobby Watson & HorizonInventor ... CD
Blue Note, 1990. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Titles include "Heckle and Jeckle", "Shaw Of Newark", "Long Way Home", "Dreams So Real", "PD On Great Jones Street", and "The Inventor". CD
(Out of print.)

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Wah Wah WatsonElementary ... CD
Columbia/Get On Down, 1976. New Copy ... $6.99 14.98
A funky fusion classic from guitarist Wah Wah Watson – his only album as a leader, despite countless appearances as a sideman on 70s soul, jazz, and pop sessions! The album's got a really wonderful sort of west coast groove – one that takes bits of spacey fusion, bassy funk, and ... (Soul, Jazz) read more CD

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Ken & Harry WattersBrothers II ... CD
Summit, 2000. Used ... $2.99
With Ken Watters on trumpet and flugelhorn, Harry Watters on trombone, David Marlow on piano, Roy Yarbrough on bass, and Jay Frederick on drums and percussion. CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Lu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz BandLu Watters' Yerba Buena Jazz Band Vol 2 – 1946 to 1947 ... CD
San Francisco Traditional Jazz Foundation, Mid 40s. Used ... $4.99
With 24 previously unissued tracks including "Big Bear Stomp", "Canal Street Blues", "Minstrels Of Annie Street", "I'm Goin' Huntin", "Sidewalk Blues", and "Ory's Creole Trombone". CD

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Jeff Tain WattsCitizen Tain ... CD
Columbia, 1999. Used ... $4.99
Features work from Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Kenny Kirkland, and Kenny Garrett! CD
(Out of print.)

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Chuck WayneJazz Guitarist ... CD
Savoy (Japan), Late 50s. Used ... $19.99
One of the few albums ever cut by jazz guitarist Chuck Wayne – and one of the better ones, too, as it's got him working with a larger than usual group, breaking out of the trio format that he used on many recordings. The bulk of the record is with a combo that features Harvey Leonard piano, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Chuck Wayne & Joe PumaInteractions ... LP
Choice, 1974. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Great interactions here – thanks to magical twin-guitar work from Chuck Wayne and Joe Puma, both players who are incredibly well-matched for the session! Wayne's always had this beautifully mellow tone – and although Puma could sometimes be a bit more pointed on his 50s recordings, he ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some discoloration from age.)

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Weather ReportDomino Theory ... LP
Columbia, 1984. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Includes "Can It Be Done", "The Peasant", "Predator", "Blue Sound - Note 3, "Swamp Cabbage" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Weather ReportMr Gone ... LP
Columbia, 1978. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A great late 70s set from Weather Report – a record that's certainly got more polish than the early years, but which still sounds plenty darn great to our ears – thanks to a really free-flowing sense of imagination! The tunes here have a wonderfully chunky sort of approach to the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear and staining, mostly around the edges.)

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Weather ReportNight Passage ... LP
Columbia, 1980. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Titles include "Night Passage", "Dream Clock", "Port Of Entry", "Rockin' In Rhythm", "Fast City", "Three Views Of A Secret", and "Madagascar". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Weather ReportProcession ... LP
Columbia, 1983. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Titles include "Procession", "Plaza Real", "Two Lines", "Where The Moon Goes", "The Well, and "Molasses Run". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Weather ReportSportin' Life ... LP
Columbia, 1984. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Titles include "Corner Pocket", "Indiscretions", "Hot Cargo", "Confians", "Pearl On The Half-Shell", "What's Going On", "Face On The Barroom Floor", and "Ice-Pick Willy". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a date in pen written inside the opening.)

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Weather ReportSweetnighter (180 gram blue & white vinyl pressing) ... LP
Columbia/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99 36.99
One of our favorite albums ever from Weather Report – an album that has them picking up a bit more soul than before, and shaking off some of the experimental sounds of their roots – yet all in a way that still makes them one of the most revolutionary fusion combos of the time! There's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Individually numbered limited edition of 1500 – on heavyweight blue & white marbled vinyl!)

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Weather ReportTale Spinnin' ... LP
Columbia, 1975. Very Good+ ... $19.99
A beautiful title for a beautiful little record – one that really does have Weather Report spinning out musical tales in sound – with a free-flowing and soulful sense of energy! The groove's definitely tighter than the earlier years, but it's never slick – and Joe Zawinul handled ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring and edge wear, discoloration from age, and initials in pen.)

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Weather ReportWeather Report (1982) ... LP
Columbia, 1982. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A self-titled early 80s set from Weather Report – not to be confused with the group's debut over a decade before – and one that still has key core members Wayne Shorter, Joe Zawinul, and Jaco Pastorius in place! Shorter's reeds seem even more angular than before – really chopping ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some surface wear.)

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Roscoe WeathersI'll Remember ... LP
Jazzman (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 29.99
Really wonderful work from a very overlooked talent – reedman Roscoe Weathers, a player who worked the west coast in the 60s before settling in LA – then led a group with a very strong flute sound in the lead! Roscoe's music here has plenty of echoes of the spiritualism of Yusef Lateef ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Web WebWeb Max ... CD
Compost (Germany), 2021. New Copy ... $15.99
Web Web have really deepened up their sound here – much more spiritual than we ever would have expected before – but maybe no surprise, given that the record features guest work from giants like Charles Tolliver, Mulatu, and Brandee Younger! The core group features lots of great flute ... read more CD

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Art WebbLove Eyes ... CD
Atlantic/Wounded Bird, 1977. New Copy ... $6.99 11.99
Sweet funky flute from Art Webb – an overlooked 70s jazz player who's probably best known for his Latin fusion work, but who really shines here in a more soul-based setting! This set shows Art working strongly in a mode that references that part of his career, yet also has him stepping into ... read more CD

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Art WebbMr Flute ... CD
Atlantic/Wounded Bird, 1977. New Copy ... $3.99 11.98
A tasty batch of uptempo instrumentals by Art Webb – a lesser-known funky flute player, but one who played on a huge amount of Latin sessions during the 70s (check your session notes, and you'll see his name a surprising amount of times!) This fairly obscure session as a leader was produced ... read more CD

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Chick Webb & His OrchestraGolden Swing Years – 1935-1939 ... LP
Polydor (Germany), Mid/Late 30s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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(Cover has light wear and a small peel on the back.)

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Doug WebbBack East ... CD
Posi tone, 2015. New Copy ... $11.99 15.99
Tenorist Doug Webb jumps into the fray right from the very first note on this excellent set – a further continuation of his recent development as both a soloist and writer! Webb's got a style that's deeply classic, yet very personal too – not just a rehash of older tenor modes, but a ... read more CD

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✨✧ Eberhard Weber ColoursLittle Movements ... LP
ECM, 1980. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A set that has Weber working with great reeds from Charlie Mariano – alongside keyboards from Rainer Brunighaus and drums from John Marshall, who also plays percussion too. Titles include "Bali", "A Dark Spell", "The Last Stage Of A Long Journey", and "No ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Ben WebsterBen Webster & Associates ... CD
Verve, 1959. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Classic late Webster material, recorded in a laidback setting for Verve, with associates that include Coleman Hawkins, Budd Johnson, Roy Eldridge, Jimmy Jones, and Les Spann. Side one is a very long version of "In A Mellow Tone", with a blowing session solo approach – and side two ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ben WebsterBig Ben Time ... CD
Philips (Germany), 1968. Used ... $8.99
Recorded in January of 1967 in London, with Dick Katz on piano, Spike Heatley on bass, and Tony Crombie on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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Ben WebsterDid You Call? ... LP
Nessa, 1972. Near Mint- ... $16.99
Excellent late 70s issue of a date from a few years earlier, of Ben playing with a pickup European rhythm section. The intimate setting and responsive younger players cast Webster's warm tenor in a great light, and his playing at this point was continuing to develop, with a nice burnished ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Teal and white label pressing.)

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Ben WebsterIn A Mellow Tone – Recorded Live At Ronnie Scott's Club ... CD
Ronnie Scotts (UK), 1964. Used ... $6.99
Features Ben Webster on tenor sax, Alan Branscombe on piano, Lennie Bush on bass, and Jackie Dougan on drums. Tracks include "In A Mellow Tone", "Gone With The Wind", "Perdido", "Ben's Theme Tune", and "Over The Rainbow" – plus a short ... read more CD
(Out of print. Still sealed, spine has a cutout notch.)

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Ben WebsterIntimate ... LP
Fontana (Netherlands), 1965. Very Good ... $34.99
A very cool entry in this European series – material that originally wasn't issued in the US! Tenor sax hero Ben Webster recorded live at Copenhagen's Jazzhus Montmarte on January 3, 1965 – leading a quartet with Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass, Alexi Riel on drums and the great ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(One track has crackles for a minute or two, due to groove wear – but the rest plays well.)

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Ben WebsterSaturday Night At The Montmartre (plus Midnight & Sunday Morning) (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Black Lion/Muzak (Japan), 1965. New Copy 2CDs ... $24.99
A really great package – one that brings together three different albums on the Black Lion label, all of which were recorded during the same live sessions at the Cafe Montmartre in Copenhagen! Ben Webster's tone is wonderful here – that mature, mellow sound that he brought to some of ... read more CD
(Great 2CD paper sleeve pressing!)

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✨✧ Ben WebsterWarm Moods ... LP
Reprise, 1960. Very Good ... $29.99
One of the all-time great ones by Ben Webster! The album was recorded near the end of Webster's all-too-short time on this planet – at a point when he had really perfected a sorrowful tone on tenor, and a strangely sinister approach to ballads – one that gave even familiar tunes an ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(60s UK pressing, on Pye/Reprise – with steamboat logo. Cover has light wear on the top and bottom seams, but is nice overall.)

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Ben Webster & Don ByasBen Webster Meets Don Byas ... CD
MPS (Germany), 1968. Used ... $16.99
A rare meeting of these two American giants of the tenor sax – brought together at the end of the 60s in Europe, both recording late in their careers, but with a laidback and open approach that's really wonderful! The format here is quite loose – a bit like some of the late hours, ... read more CD
(Out of print, booklet has a cut corner.)

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Ben Webster & Don ByasBen Webster Meets Don Byas ... LP
Saba (Germany), 1968. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $33.99
A rare meeting of these two American giants of the tenor sax – brought together at the end of the 60s in Europe, both recording late in their careers, but with a laidback and open approach that's really wonderful! The format here is quite loose – a bit like some of the late hours, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Great Japanese gatefold MPS pressing – YS 2511 MP. Inside gatefold has some light aging, but outside is nice.)

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✨✧ Ben Webster & Jim HallBen Webster At The Renaissance (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Contemporary/OJC, 1960. Used ... $6.99
A previously unreleased live date from late in the career of Ben Webster – recorded at The Renaissance in Hollywood in 1960, but unissued until nearly 25 years later! The group features Jim Hall on guitar, Jimmy Rowles on piano, Red Mitchell on bass, and Frank Butler on drums – and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ben Webster & Oscar PetersonBen Webster Meets Oscar Peterson ... CD
Verve, 1959. Used ... $3.99
Beautifully laidback blowing from the great Ben Webster – captured here in perfect late 50s formation, with wonderful rhythm support from the Oscar Peterson Trio! The tunes aren't super-long, but still have a relatively open feel – possibly improvised in the studio, with a mellow but ... read more CD
(Out of print. Booklet has a 1" tear along the bottom that has been patched with clear tape.)

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David WeissWhen Words Fail ... CD
Motema, 2014. Used ... $6.99
David Weiss is one of the hippest leaders around these days – a great player and a hell of a writer, but most importantly an artist who really knows how to choose the right musicians for his group! Weiss has often evoked the best modern moments of the 60s with previous projects – and ... read more CD

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Ezra WeissBefore You Know It ... CD
Roark, 2014. Used ... $8.99
With Ezra Weiss on piano, Farnell Newton on trumpet, John Nastos on alto, Devin Phillips on tenor, Jon Shaw on bass, and Christopher Brown on durms. CD
(Out of print.)

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Lawrence Welk & Johnny HodgesLawrence Welk & Johnny Hodges ... LP
Dot, 1965. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Includes arrangements by Benny Carter, Russ Garcia, Johnny Keating, and Marty Paich. LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has a bit of pen on back.)

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Ben Wendel & Dan TepferSmall Constructions ... CD
Sunnyside, 2013. Used ... $6.99
Features Ben Wendel on saxophones, bassoon, and melodica; Dan Tepfer on piano, Fender Rhodes, and alto sax. CD

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David Wertman Sun EnsembleEarthly Delights ... LP
Sweet Earth/BBE (UK), 1978. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $26.99 29.99
A classic of 70s avant spiritual jazz – issued on the tiny Sweet Earth label, which was also home to some very special records from Sun Ra and Marion Brown! Bassist David Wertman is a lot more obscure than those bigger names, but he was part of the New York loft jazz scene in those crucial ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Michael WertmullerDie Zeit, Eine Gebrauchsanweisung ... CD
Grob (Germany), 2003. Used ... $8.99
(Out Sound, Jazz) CD

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Frank WessMagic 101 ... CD
IPO Recordings, 2013. Used ... $14.99
Frank Wess on tenor saxophone, Kenny Barron on piano, Kenny Davis on acoustic bass, and Winard Harper on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Rich WestBedouin Hornbook ... CD
pfMentum, 2004. Used ... $4.99
Rich West on drums, Chris Heenan on bass clarinet and alto saxophone, Bruce Friedman on trumpet, Scot Ray on tuba, and Jeremy Drake on electric guitar. CD
(Out of print.)

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Mike WestbrookCelebration ... LP
Deram (UK), 1967. Near Mint- ... $24.99
The first album by British bandleader Mike Westbrook – and a searing session that crackles with energy that's missing from much of his later work! The album features Westbrook unlocking a whole new chapter in British jazz – bringing together a host of top-shelf London players that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2013 French reissue on Klimt.)

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Mike WestbrookLast Night At The Old Place ... CD
Cadillac (UK), 1968. New Copy ... $14.99 15.99
A really fantastic live performance by the Mike Westbrook Concert Band – recorded right around the same time as his seminal albums for Deram – and with an equally amazing sound! The "old place" here is Ronnie Scott's old club – which was still leased for a few months as ... read more CD

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Mike WestbrookLove Songs ... LP
Deram/Endless Happiness, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 24.99
Fantastic stuff! This groovy groovy record stands as one of the finest recordings ever made by 60s Brit jazz legend Mike Westbrook – a lively and rhythmic meeting of some of the best young talents on the London scene of the time, topped off with incredible vocals from the lovely Norma ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Westlake College QuintetCollege Goes To Jazz ... LP
Decca, 1956. Very Good ... $11.99
A hipper group than you'd expect – especially since they're all college kids! John Graas found these guys playing at Westlake College, and he rightly thought they had a sound that was well worth recording for Decca – not surprising, since these guys have a similar chamber modern groove ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Randy WestonAfrican Cookbook ... CD
Atlantic (UK), 1964. Used ... $11.99
A killer album of African-tinged jazz – recorded privately by Randy Weston in the mid 60s, and not issued formally until 1972 by Atlantic Records! The session shows Weston at the height of his modernist experiments – and at a time when his work was going largely undocumented, probably ... read more CD
(Out of print, 2012 EU pressing with Japanese language booklet and obi.)

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Randy WestonDestry Rides Again ... LP
United Artists, 1959. Very Good- ... $29.99
One of the strangest Randy Weston albums you'll ever see – but a great one too! Here, the great modernist pianist/composer plays selections from the hit musical Destry Rides Again – an unusual choice, but one that he makes all his own thanks to some really inventive touches. Randy's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono red label pressing with deep groove. Cover has half split seams and spine, some wear and aging, and is lightly stained at the right side.)

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✨✧ Randy WestonRandy Weston Plays Cole Porter In A Modern Mood ... LP
Riverside, 1954. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Very early work from pianist Randy Weston – recorded with just the bass of Sam Gill for accompaniment! LP, Vinyl record album
(Fantasy reissue pressing. Cover has some very light wear on the bottom seam, but is nice overall.)

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Yves WeyhZakarya ... CD
Tzadik, 2001. Used ... $8.99
Yves Weyh on accordion, Alexandre Wimmer on guitar, Gautier Laurent on bass, and Pascal Gully on drums. CD

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Clarence WheelerNew Chicago Blues ... CD
Atlantic/Wounded Bird, 1972. New Copy ... $3.99 11.98
No blues at all – despite the title – and a great set of tracks that showcases the southside Chicago tenor roots of Clarence Wheeler! The album's a bit different than the first two Wheeler albums for Atlantic – in that the group's slightly bigger, and more 70s electric overall ... read more CD
Also available New Chicago Blues ... LP 11.99

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Clarence WheelerNew Chicago Blues ... LP
Atlantic, 1972. Near Mint- ... $11.99
No blues at all – despite the title – and a great set of tracks that showcases the southside Chicago tenor roots of Clarence Wheeler! The album's a bit different than the first two Wheeler albums for Atlantic – in that the group's slightly bigger, and more 70s electric overall ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green and red Broadway label stereo pressing. Cover has a small cutout notch, but otherwise in nice shape!)
Also available New Chicago Blues ... CD 3.99

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Clarence Wheeler & The EnforcersDoin' What We Wanna ... LP
Atlantic, 1970. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A landmark album from this legendary Chicago soul jazz combo – and a record that helped set the tone for changes to come in funky jazz for the 70s! Tenorist Clarence Wheeler heads up the group – and they've got an amazing organ/bass sound that's made them a legend with funk fans for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue pressing.)

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Clarence Wheeler & the EnforcersLove I've Been Looking For ... LP
Atlantic, 1971. Very Good+ ... $8.99
The second fantastic album from Chicago saxophonist Clarence Wheeler and his hard-hitting Enforcers combo – a group who were one of the brightest lights in soul jazz at the start of the 70s, really helping to keep the genre fresh and exciting! The groove here is in the tenor/organ mode first ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some surface wear, aging, two small stickers, some clear tape on the spine and a small cutout notch.)
Also available Love I've Been Looking For (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 19.99

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Clarence Wheeler & the EnforcersLove I've Been Looking For (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Atlantic/Bomba (Japan), 1971. Used ... $19.99
The second fantastic album from Chicago saxophonist Clarence Wheeler and his hard-hitting Enforcers combo – a group who were one of the brightest lights in soul jazz at the start of the 70s, really helping to keep the genre fresh and exciting! The groove here is in the tenor/organ mode first ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi!)
Also available Love I've Been Looking For ... LP 8.99

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Kenny Wheeler & John Dankworth OrchestraWindmill Tilter (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Fontana/Universal (UK), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $52.99 59.99
One of the landmark classics of the rising British jazz scene of the late 60s – an unusual pairing between modern trumpeter Kenny Wheeler and famous arranger John Dankworth – both coming together in this sublime set of instrumental tracks based on the story of Don Quixote! The music is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Kenny Wheeler, Lee Konitz, Dave Holland & FrisellAngel Song ... CD
ECM (Germany), 1997. Used ... $11.99
Features Kenny Wheeler on trumpet and flugelhorn, Lee Kontiz on alto, Dave Holland on bass, and Bill Frisell on electric guitar! CD
(Out of print.)

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Jiggs Whigham & Gene BertociniJiggs & Gene ... CD
Azica, 1997. Used ... $7.99
Jiggs Whigham on trombone and Gene Bertocini on guitar. CD

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Rodney WhitakerChildren Of The Light ... CD
DIW (Japan), 1995. Used Gatefold ... $11.99
Rodney Whitaker's always been way more than a bassist – and this beautiful set from his early years is a great reminder of what a great leader and composer he can be! The set mixes Rodney's own songs with some well-chosen numbers by others (including two gems by Francisco Mora) – ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Rodney Whitaker with the Christ Chirch Cranbrook ChoirCranbrook Christmas Jazz ... CD
Origin, 2021. Used ... $6.99
Rodney Whitaker on bass, Timothy Blackmon on trumpet, Len'l McKinney on baritone and alto saxophone, Chris Glassman on bass trombone, Rick Roe on piano, an Michael Reed on drums. (Holiday Music, Jazz) CD
(Punch through digipack barcode.)

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Lenny WhiteLenny White Presents The Adventures of The Astral Pirates – A Musical Space Odyssey ... LP
Elektra, 1978. Very Good Gatefold ... $7.99
Space seemed to be a logical direction for Lenny White to go – since his high-powered fusion drumming style is enough to power him right out of the galaxy! This album's a hard heavy batch of funky fusion tunes – with lots of hard drums by Lenny, and spacey spacey keyboards by the great ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Lenny WhiteStreamline ... LP
Elektra, 1978. Very Good+ ... $6.99
As the title says, Lenny White's streamlined his sound here – but to us that's a good thing, as it eliminates some of the overly-heavy jam sound that could ruin earlier records – making for a lean, clean groove that's mighty nice, and plenty darn soulful! Plus, Lenny's working here ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Michael WhiteX Factor ... LP
Elektra, 1978. Very Good+ ... $6.99
An overlooked soulful gem from Michael White – one of his smoother albums, but with a tight sound that really makes the whole thing great! The set was produced by George Duke, and it's got the same feel as some of Duke's best work of the time – soaring, soulful, with a style that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Steve WhiteJazz Mad – The Unpredictable Steve White ... LP
Liberty, 1955. Very Good+ ... $3.99
Definitely one of the more compelling Liberty jazz albums from the 50s – a quartet date with tenor and a bit of vocals from Steve White – a really overlooked player on the postwar LA scene! Titles include "Beside A Sea", "Stopped You See", "April Showers", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy blue label pressing. Extremely small seam split on bottom. Cover in geat overall shape!)

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Scott Whitfield QuintetLive At Charlie O's ... CD
Summit, 2006. Used ... $3.99
Scott Whitfield on trombone and vocal, Roger Neumann on tenor and soprano saxophone and flute, John Rangel on piano, Jennifer Leitham on bass, Kendall Kay on drums, with Bob Florence on piano. CD

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Amanda WhitingAfter Dark ... CD
Jazzman (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
The harp in jazz is nothing new – Dorothy Ashby and Alice Coltrane both gave us fantastic records on the instrument many years ago – but Amanda Whiting is out to use the instrument in ways that are very much her own, and which bring a whole new sort of role to the stringed sounds in ... read more CD

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Chip WickhamBlue To Red ... LP
Lovemonk (Spain), 2020. New Copy ... $22.99
Maybe the most spiritual record we've ever heard from reedman Chip Wickham – a set dedicated to the preservation of our planet, and which has a completely sublime soundtrack to match its musical message! Chip plays a variety of flutes in the lead, and the combo also features great work on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Chip WickhamShamal Wind ... LP
Lovemonk (Spain), 2018. New Copy ... $18.99
Beautiful sounds from Chip Wickham – a spiritual reedman who can be light on the flute at some points, then go deep on baritone sax at others – really showing this strong range of expression that's as powerful as the modal rhythms in his music! We totally loved Chip's first album, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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WildflowerBetter Times (with download) ... LP
Ill Considered/Tropic Of Love (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $26.99 29.99
Tremendous work from this hip British trio – the mighty Idris Rahman on tenor, Leon Brichard on bass, and Tom Skinner on drums – really providing a great update of the saxophone trio mode that Sonny Rollins first pioneered back in the 50s! The vibe here is very different – maybe ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus download.)

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Barney WilenJazz Sur Seine (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Philips/SAM (France), 1958. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99 39.99
A fantastic early recording from the great French tenor saxophonist Barney Wilen – best known as an artist who recorded famously in the soundtrack world of the French new wave, and with Art Blakey – but who's even more striking here on a rare small combo date from the 50s! The session's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition! Beautiful pressing – 180 gram vinyl, pressed at Optimal, in a flipback cover, with insert!)

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Barney WilenLa Note Bleue (180 gram pressing with bonus CD & book) (2021 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Elemental, 1987. New Copy LP, CD, book and comic book (reissue)... $74.99
A really special album from French tenorist Barney Wilen – a set of tunes originally recorded to accompany a graphic novel about his troubled life – done at a time when Wilen had emerged from years of obscurity, and was opening up a whole new chapter in his music! The presentation here ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Individually numbered limited edition pressing – with heavyweight LP, live recording CD, 40 page book and the comic "Barney Et La Note Bleue"!)

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Barney WilenLa Note Bleue (2CD edition – with bonus material) ... CD
IDA/Anagram, 1987. New Copy 2CD ... $19.99 21.98
A really special album from French tenorist Barney Wilen – a set of tunes originally recorded to accompany a graphic novel about his troubled life – done at a time when Wilen had emerged from years of obscurity, and was opening up a whole new chapter in his music! The presentation here ... read more CD

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Barney WilenLa Note Bleue (with bonus tracks) ... CD
IDA (France), 1987. Used ... $11.99
A really special album from French tenorist Barney Wilen – a set of tunes originally recorded to accompany a graphic novel about his troubled life – done at a time when Wilen had emerged from years of obscurity, and was opening up a whole new chapter in his music! The presentation here ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Don WilkersonPreach Brother (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Blue Note/Culture Factory, 1962. New Copy ... $9.99 16.99
An excellent album by this lusty tenor player – and one of the rarest Blue Notes ever! Brother Don plays lean and mean, in a nice tight group that features Grant Green on guitar, Sonny Clark on piano, and Billy Higgins on drums – all of whom give Wilkerson a freer setting than he ever ... read more CD
(Collectors edition in a LP sleeve – limited to 1000!)

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Corey WilkesDrop It ... CD
Delmark, 2007. Used ... $4.99
Features guest vocals from Dee Alexander. CD

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✨✧ Andreas WillersMontauk ... CD
Between The Lines (Germany), 2005. Used ... $7.99
Andreas Willers on guitar and banjo, Alain Grange on cello, Dominique Pifarely on violin, and Michael Griener on drums and percussion. CD

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Baby Face WilletteFace To Face (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note, 1961. Used ... $9.99
One of the all-time great tenor/organ sessions on Blue Note – totally fierce, with a sound that's a lot rawer than most other work on the label! The incredible Baby Face Willette grooves it hard and heavy on Hammond – working in a quartet that includes Fred Jackson on tenor, Grant ... read more CD
(Out of print Connoisseur pressing.)
Also available Face To Face (180 gram pressing) ... LP 28.99

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Baby Face WilletteFace To Face (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note, 1961. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $28.99 34.99
One of the all-time great tenor/organ sessions on Blue Note – totally fierce, with a sound that's a lot rawer than most other work on the label! The incredible Baby Face Willette grooves it hard and heavy on Hammond – working in a quartet that includes Fred Jackson on tenor, Grant ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Part of the Blue Note Tone Poet Series – heavy vinyl and cover!)
Also available Face To Face (with bonus tracks) ... CD 9.99

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Buster Williams QuartetJoined At The Hip ... CD
TCB (Switzerland), 1998. Used ... $6.99
Buster Williams on bass, Steve Wilson on alto saxophone, Carlos McKinney on piano, and Ali Muhammad Jackson Jr on drums. CD

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CI WilliamsWhen Alto Was King ... CD
Mapleshade, 1997. Used ... $6.99
CI Williams on alto saxophone, Larry Willis on piano, Ed Cherry on guitar, Keter Betts on bass, and Jimmy Cobb on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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Cootie Williams & Wini BrownAround Midnight With Cootie Williams & Wini Brown ... LP
Jaro, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $29.99
A cool session from Cootie Williams – working here as a vocalist as much as a trumpeter, often in the company of female singer Wini Brown! The set has both singers working together on some hip duets, then stepping apart and working on their own for some tracks too – an approach that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono white label promo with deep groove. Cover has a partially split top seam, but is otherwise in nice shape.)

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James WilliamsFlying Colors ... CD
Zim/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
An early date from pianist James Williams – one that has him opening up in a very hip, soulful 70s mode – on both acoustic and electric piano! If you only know Williams from later years, when his phrasing became a bit more "classic", you'll really be surprised at the open ... read more CD
(Part of the "Jazz Premium Seats – Rare Jazz – Live & Sessions" series!)
 
 



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