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Kenny WernerLawn Chair Society ... CD
Blue Note, 2007. Used ... $3.99
Kenny Werner plays piano, keys and computer with Brian Blade on drums, Scott Colley on bass, Dave Douglas on trumpet and cornet, and Chris Potter on tenor sax and bass clarinet. CD
(Promo sticker over barcode, disc has a promo stamp.)

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Kenny WernerUncovered Heart ... CD
Sunnyside, 1990. Used ... $13.99 16.99
Kenny Werner on piano and synthesizer, Joe Lovano on tenor and soprano saxophone, Randy Brecker on trumpet and flugelhorn, Eddie Gomez on acoustic bass, John Riley on drums, and Cafe Edson Adasilva on percussion. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Kenny Werner & Roseanna VitroDelerium Blues Project – Serve Or Suffer ... CD
Half Note, 2008. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Features Kenny Werner on keys and Roseanna Vitro on vocals – with Randy Brecker on trumpet, James Carter on tenor sax, Ray Anderson on trombone, and others! CD
(Spine has a small index sticker.)

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Kenny Werner & The Brussels Jazz OrchestraNaked In The Cosmos ... CD
Jazz N Pulz (Netherlands), 2002. Used ... $3.99 8.99
Kenny Werner plays trumpet, a bit of piano, and provides all the arrangements on tracks that include "All That", "Sasumi", "Use Me", "Portrait Of Jenny", and "Naked In The Cosmos". CD
(Out of print.)

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Paul Wertico TrioDon't Be Scared Anymore ... CD
Premonition, 2000. Used ... $3.99
John Moulder on guitar, Eric Hochberg on bass, guitar, and trumpet, and Paul Wertico on drums and percussion. 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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David Wertman Sun EnsembleWide Eye Culture (3LP set – with bonus tracks) ... LP
Sunmuse/BBE (UK), 1983. New Copy 3LPs Gatefold (reissue)... $39.99 49.99
Really beautiful sounds from bassist David Wertman – an unsung hero of the late 70s spiritual jazz scene around New England, and one who delivers this gem in close partnership with singer Lynne Meryl! Meryl's got this warm, fluid style that's a lot like the way that some of the better Bay ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Please Note – These have a slightly dinged corner from shipping, still a great package!)
Also available Wide Eye Culture (with bonus tracks) ... CD 19.99

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David Wertman Sun EnsembleWide Eye Culture (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Sunmuse/BBE (UK), 1983. New Copy ... $19.99
Really beautiful sounds from bassist David Wertman – an unsung hero of the late 70s spiritual jazz scene around New England, and one who delivers this gem in close partnership with singer Lynne Meryl! Meryl's got this warm, fluid style that's a lot like the way that some of the better Bay ... read more CD
Also available Wide Eye Culture (3LP set – with bonus tracks) ... LP 39.99

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Frank WessLong Road – Southern Comfort/Yo Ho! Poor You, Little Me ... CD
Prestige, 1962/1963. New Copy ... $4.99 13.98
Two great early 60s albums by one of the most unique reed talents ever! Although he also played tenor with the best of his contemporaries, Frank Wess had a firm attachment to the flute, and was one of the first really soulful players on the instrument – setting the stage for later giants of ... read more CD

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✨✧ Frank WessLong Road – Southern Comfort/Yo Ho! Poor You, Little Me ... CD
Prestige, 1962/1963. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Two great early 60s albums by one of the most unique reed talents ever! Although he also played tenor with the best of his contemporaries, Frank Wess had a firm attachment to the flute, and was one of the first really soulful players on the instrument – setting the stage for later giants of ... read more CD
(Sealed.)
Also available Long Road – Southern Comfort/Yo Ho! Poor You, Little Me ... CD 4.99

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Frank WessWess Point – The Commodore Recordings ... CD
Commodore/Fresh Sound (Spain), 1954. Used ... $11.99
The first sessions as a leader from reedman Frank Wess – recorded in New York for the Commodore label, and every bit as great as his later sides for Savoy or Prestige! The style here is often nicely up-close and personal – still with traces of Wess' Kansas City roots and his ties to ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Frank WessWess To Memphis ... LP
Enterprise/Stax, Early 70s. Sealed Gatefold ... $14.99
Following in the tracks of another funky flute player, Herbie Mann, Frank Wess heads south, and records an album of tunes that mix his jazzy flute with the hipper funky styles of the early 70s southern studio scene. Despite the title, this one was actually recorded at Muscle Shoals, not Memphis, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vintage stereo pressing, still sealed. Shirnkwrap is partially cracked at the spine but still intact.)

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Frank WessYo Ho – Poor You Little Me ... LP
Prestige, 1963. Very Good+ ... $44.99
One of the best early albums from Frank Wess as a leader – a set that's nicely balanced between his work on flute and tenor sax – the latter of which we really love! The group's great too – a quintet with Thad Jones on trumpet, Gildo Mahones on piano, Buddy Catlett on bass, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Silver and black label pressing, with Van Gelder stamp, and deep groove on one side. Cover has some general light wear.)

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Frank Wess, Bobby Jaspar, Seldon Powell, et alSpirit Of Charlie Parker ... LP
World Wide/Savoy, Late 50s. Very Good ... $19.99
A Charlie Parker tribute, but with a real difference – and that difference is flutes! Although the title claims to be in the "spirit of Charlie Parker", the album does offer tunes by Bird – but recast in a looser, more open-ended jam session mode – very much like some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has a light wear and aging, a split bottom seam, some worn spots at the spine, and some discoloration from age in back.)

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Frank Wess/Harry Edison OrchestraDear Mr Basie – Fujitsu Concord Jazz Festival In Japan 1989 ... CD
Concord, 1989. Used ... $3.99
Frank Wess on tenor saxophone and flute, Billy Mitchell on tenor saxophone, Al Grey, Benny Powell, Grover Mitchell, and Michael Grey on trombone, Al Aarons, Harry 'Sweets' Edison, Joe Newman, Ray Brown, and Snooky Young on trumpet, Curtis Peagler and Marshall Royal on alto saxophone, Bill Ramsey on ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Mike WestbrookCelebration ... LP
Deram (UK), 1967. Sealed ... $14.99
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
(180 gram reissue on Audio Clarity.)

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Mike WestbrookMetropolis ... CD
RCA/BGO (UK), 1971. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
A seminal bit of work from Mike Westbrook – recorded back in the early years of his career, when he still had a pretty sharp edge! Like Westbrook's first few albums on Decca, this set features the British avant jazz maestro playing piano with a large ensemble of some of England's finest ... read more CD

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✨✧ Mike WestbrookRelease ... LP
Deram (UK), 1968. Sealed ... $14.99
A rarity from 1968 – Mike Westbrook's 2nd album, and a seminal work in the development of his messed-up large group style. On the outside, this is a big band recording, featuring a lineup of great Brit players that includes John Surman, Mike Osborne, Paul Rutherford, and others. Yet ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent 180 gram reissue on Audio Clarity.)

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Westlake College QuintetCollege Goes To Jazz ... LP
Decca, 1956. Very Good+ ... $13.99 16.99
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 a split bottom seam, light wear, a bit of flaking on the edges and a bit of clear tape on the top seam. Vinyl has a small mark that clicks for a few spins at the end of "Jive At Five" and beginning of "Topsie" but plays fine otherwise.)

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✨✧ Randy WestonGet Happy With The Randy Weston Trio ... LP
Riverside, 1955. Very Good- ... $29.99
An early full length album by Randy Weston – one that mostly features tunes by other composers, all given a slightly modern twist at the piano! The style here isn't as arch-modern or African-inspired as some of Weston's other 50s work – but it's still plenty darn great, and very much ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Small blue label pressing, with silver text, microphone logo and deep groove! Cover has a split top seam and spine.)

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Randy WestonHow High The Moon (aka The Modern Art Of Jazz) ... LP
Dawn/Biograph, 1956. Very Good+ ... $9.99
One of the first true moments of brilliance from pianist Randy Weston – an early effort for a larger group – of the sort that allowed him to work out even more complicated patterns and rhythms in his music! The jagged Weston approach to a piano line is very firmly in place, even at ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing.)

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✨✧ Randy WestonRandy Weston – Mosaic Select (Piano A La Mode/Little Miles/Live At The Five Spot/Unissued Session/Uhuru Afrika/Highlife) ... CD
Mosaic/United Artists/Roulette, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used 3 CDs ... $58.99
Some of the most important work ever recorded by Randy Weston – 5 early albums that really pushed the boundaries of modern jazz! First up on the set is Little Niles – a fantastic set that features some of Weston's best early compositions – angular and Monk-ish numbers, but with a ... read more CD
(Out of print, numbered limited edition.)

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Randy WestonZulu (2LP set) ... LP
Milestone, Mid 50s/1977. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
A great 70s collection of earlier material from the great pianist Randy Weston – tracks that were all recorded for Riverside in the 50s, and culled from a number of different LPs and 10" releases! One LP in the set features the added bonus of Cecil Payne on baritone, but most of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Randy Weston & Billy HarperRoots Of The Blues ... CD
Sunnyside, 2013. Used ... $12.99
A really wonderful collaboration between pianist Randy Weston and tenorist Billy Harper – two players who haven't worked together in years, but who find a really great space together in this album of spare duets! Randy spins out the kind of longform piano lines he's always done so well ... read more CD

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Randy Weston Sextet with Booker ErvinMonterey '66 ... CD
Verve, 1966. Used ... $19.99
A never-issued performance from Randy Weston – captured during a time when he wasn't recording as much as before! The group here features Booker Ervin on tenor, Cecil Payne on baritone, and Ray Copeland on trumpet – with Bill Wood on bass, Lenny McBrowne on drums, and Big Black on ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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What We LiveQuintet For A Day ... CD
Counter Currents/New World, 1999. Used ... $9.99 11.99
Lawrence Ochs on saxophone, Lisle Ellis on bass, and Donald Robinson on drums – plus guest trumpet from Dave Douglas and Wadada Leo Smith! CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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What We Live/Lisle EllisWhat We Live Fo(u)r ... CD
Black Saint (Italy), 1996. Used ... $7.99
Larry Ochs on tenor and sopranino saxophone, Lisle Ellis on double bass, and Donald Robinson on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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Clarence WheelerNew Chicago Blues ... LP
Atlantic, 1972. Very Good ... $2.99
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 is nice!)

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Kenny WheelerMusic For Large & Small Ensembles ... CD
ECM (Germany), 1990. Used 2CD ... $17.99
Features John Abercrombie on guitar, Evan Parker on saxophone, Stan Sulzman on flute, Paul Rutherford on trombone, Dave Holland on bass, Norma Winstone on vocals, and others! CD

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Kenny Wheeler & John Dankworth OrchestraWindmill Tilter (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Fontana/Universal (UK), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $49.99 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 ... $8.99
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. Still sealed with slipcase. Barcode has a cutout mark.)

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✨✧ Where is Mr R?!Where is Mr R?! ... CD
2035 Records (France), 2021. Used ... $8.99
Basile Naudet on alto saxophone, Luca Ventimiglia on vibraphone, and Augustin Bette on drums. CD

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Lenny WhiteBig City (remastered edition) ... CD
Nemperor/Wounded Bird, 1977. Used ... $14.99 18.99
A great little album by Lenny White – nicely restrained in the best moments, with less of the heavy-hitting fusion sound that you'd hear on his other albums – and even done with a strong current of funk, which really sends the whole thing home in a great way! Space jazz maestro Pat ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Lenny WhiteStreamline ... LP
Elektra, 1978. Very Good+ ... $2.99
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. Cover has writing in marker and a cutout hole. Labels have initials in marker.)

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Michael WhitePneuma ... LP
Impulse, 1972. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $79.99
Amazing work from violinist Michael White – one of a few that he cut for the Impulse label in the early 70s, all of which helped to completely redefine the use of his instrument in jazz! Throw away any sleepy connotations you may have about the violin, because in White's hands it's an ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing. Cover has light wear, a small trace of a price sticker, and some aging, but looks nice overall.)

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Scott Whitfield Jazz Orchestra EastLive At Birdland ... CD
Summit, 2004. Used ... $4.99
Scott Whitfield and Pat Hallaran on trombone, Karolina Strassmayer on alto and soprano saxophone and flute, Dan Jordan on tenor saxophone and flute, Dave Schumacher on baritone saxophone and flute, Wayne Coniglio on bass trombone, Mike Ponella, Bruce Staelens and Mike Hackett on trumpet and ... read more CD
(Still sealed.)

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Tommy WhittleWaxing With Whittle – Tommy Whittle Studio Recordings Vol 1 ... LP
Esquire (UK), 1953/1954. Near Mint- ... $24.99
A great saxophonist from the British scene of the 50s – one that most Americans don't know as well as Ronnie Scott or Tubby Hayes, but who cut some equally important work at the time! The tunes here are all small group numbers – all with Dill Jones on piano, most with Tony Kinsey on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mid 70s Treasure Chest pressing. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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Mareike WieningFuture Memories ... CD
Greenleaf, 2021. Used ... $8.99
Mareike Wiening on drums, Rich Perry on tenor saxophone, Glenn Zaleski on piano, Alex Goodman on guitar, and Johannes Felscher on double bass. CD

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Bobby WiensTalking Drums ... CD
Cellar Live (Canada), 2020. Used ... $3.99 9.99
Bobby Wiens on drums, Austin Cebulske on tenor saxophone, Jack Roben on guitar, Spencer Zweifel on piano, and David Baker on bass. CD
(Very light slice across the back of the case.)

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Barney WilenFrench Ballads ... CD
IDA (France), 1987. Used ... $11.99
Pure magic from saxophonist Barney Wilen – captured here at a point when his powers were really back in full force, and when he seemed to be at his most soulful when handling a gentle, easygoing sort of tune! The ballads in the title are definitely out in full force – served up in a ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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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 (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 WilenMore From Barney At The Club Saint-Germain ... CD
RCA (Japan), 1959. Used ... $18.99
A great little set – never issued before, but recorded at the same time as Wilen's classic 1959 album Barney, caught live at the Club St-Germain with a group that includes Kenny Dorham on trumpet, Duke Jordan on piano, Paul Rovere on bass, and Daniel Humair on drums. Like the Barney album, ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Barney WilenMoshi (180 gram pressing – with bonus DVD) ... LP
Saravah/Souffle Continu (Italy), 1972. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $38.99
A wild and groundbreaking record recorded by the great French tenor player Barney Wilen! Although he got his start as a bebopper in the 50's, Wilen sort of dropped out of sight by the end of the 60's – and only emerged from time to time to cut strangely experimental sides. This record is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes a DVD of Caroline De Bendern's film "A L'Intention De Mademoiselle Issoufou A Bilma"!)

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Barney WilenZodiac ... LP
Vogue/We Are Busy Bodies (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 26.99
One of the coolest albums ever from French saxophonist Barney Wilen – a set that's legendary not only for its famous cover image, but for all the wonderful music underneath! The record's maybe the strongest to deliver on the modern promise that Wilen exhibited in his music during the 60s ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Don WilkersonComplete Blue Note Sessions (Preach Brother/Elder Don/Shoutin) ... CD
Blue Note, Early 60s. Used 2 CDs ... $28.99
A long-overdue reissue of the three Blue Note albums recorded by tenor sax giant Don Wilkerson! Wilkerson's one of the lesser-known artists to record for the label – a deep-throated Texas tenorman with a style that's a bit more R&B influenced than other Blue Note artists. The label took ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Sam WilkesOne Theme & Subsequent Improvisation ... LP
Leaving, 2021. Sealed ... $19.99
With Christian Euman and Greg Paul on drums, Chris Fishman on ARP 2600 and Ensoniq ESQ-1, Jacob Mann on Roland Juno 106, Sam Wilkes on drum programming and bass, and with manipulations by Chris Sorem and Sam Wilkes. LP, Vinyl record album

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Ernie WilkinsErnie Wilkins & The Almost Big Band ... LP
Storyville (Denmark), 1980. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Very cool work from Ernie Wilkins – a set that's got a lot more to offer than some of his other big band dates, and almost an MPS-like mix of groovy undercurrents and very strong jazz soloing! There's a slight bounce to the set at its best moments – thanks to round basslines from Mads ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has light wear and aging, and a lightly bent corner.)

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Ernie WilkinsMontreux ... LP
Steeplechase, 1983. Very Good ... $3.99
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(Vinyl has light sleeve marks. Cover has some waviness, stuck-on shrink, old sticker smudge.)

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Immanuel Wilkins7th Hand ... CD
Blue Note, 2022. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
Fantastic work from Immanuel Wilkins – only the second album from the young alto player, but a set that shows that he's clearly becoming one of the rising stars on Blue Note! Wilkins originally hails from Philly, and the record has some of that boundless creativity that we've always loved in ... read more CD
Also available 7th Hand ... LP 26.99

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Immanuel Wilkins7th Hand ... LP
Blue Note, 2022. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 29.99
Fantastic work from Immanuel Wilkins – only the second album from the young alto player, but a set that shows that he's clearly becoming one of the rising stars on Blue Note! Wilkins originally hails from Philly, and the record has some of that boundless creativity that we've always loved in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available 7th Hand ... CD 12.99

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✨✧ Andreas Willers 7 of 8Goldman Variations ... CD
Jazzwerkstatt (Germany), 2020. Used ... $8.99
Andreas Willers on guitar, bass, and banjo, Florian Bergmann on clarinet, bass clarinet, and alto saxophone,Matthias Schubert on tenor saxophone, Nikolaus Neuser on trumpet, Jan Lukas Rossmuller on synthesizer, Meinrad Kneer on double bass, and Christian Marien on drums and percussion. CD

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Baby Face WilletteFace To Face (RVG remaster edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note, 1961. Used ... $12.99
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.)

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Al Williams Jazz SocietyThen & Now ... CD
Century 22, 2020. Used ... $2.99
Features Henry Franklin on bass and special guest Najee on flute. CD

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Ben WilliamsState Of Art ... CD
Concord, 2011. Used ... $6.99 9.99
An exciting debut from bassist Ben Williams – who we're hoping busts out a really big way! State Of Art was recorded over just a 2 day period – which isn't especially noteworthy given that many of the greatest jazz albums were recorded nice and quick-like – but the sprawling ... read more CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Billy WilliamsBilly Syndrome ... LP
Sison (Sweden), 1981. Near Mint- ... $9.99 14.99
With Billy Williams on tenor, Chuck Carter on drums, Ray Kennedy on piano, and Tom Kennedy on bass. LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl is in great shape, but cover has ring and edge wear, a 4 inch split in the top seam, and a square peeled spot from sticker removal in back.)

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Buster WilliamsSomething More ... CD
In & Out (Germany), 1989. Used ... $6.99 9.99
Williams produced, arranged and orchestrated this album and he is joined by an all-star lineup of players. Williams plays bass and piccolo bass, Herbie Hancock is on the piano and keyboards, Wayne Shorter plays tenor and soprano sax, Shunzo Ohno is on trumpet and Al Foster plays drums. Williams ... read more CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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CI WilliamsWhen Alto Was King ... CD
Mapleshade, 1997. Used ... $2.99
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+ ... $6.99 19.99
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 ... LP
Zim, 1977. Near Mint- ... $19.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, bumped corners, and a stray piece from the top seam pasted over the front.)

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✨✧ James Williams & Emil ViklickyTogether/Spolu ... LP
Supraphon (Czech Republic), 1981. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A rare set from pianist James Williams – one that has him working in duo formation with Czech pianist Emil Viklicky! The sound is wonderful – with a rich vibe that really has both players at their best. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light gloss separation along the bottom few inches.)

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Jessica WilliamsSome Ballads, Some Blues (CDr pressing) ... CD
Red and Blue, 1999. Used ... $6.99
Jessica Williams on piano, Dave Captein on bass, and Mel Brown on drums. CD

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✨✧ Jessica WilliamsThis Side Up ... CD
Maxjazz, 2002. Used ... $4.99
Jessica Williams on piano, Ray Drummond on bass, and Victor Lewis on drums. CD

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Joe WilliamsGreatest! – Count Basie Plays & Joe Williams Sings Standards ... CD
Verve, Late 50s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
An excellent album of vocals by the great Joe Williams! Joe's always been a fine singer, but with Basie, he really gets the backing he needs to do his work the best. And although this album isn't as authenico as it might be, it still comes from a time when Verve really knew how to handle singers ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Greatest! – Count Basie Plays & Joe Williams Sings Standards ... LP 11.99

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Joe WilliamsGreatest! – Count Basie Plays & Joe Williams Sings Standards ... LP
Verve, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $11.99 19.99
An excellent album of vocals by the great Joe Williams! Joe's always been a fine singer, but with Basie, he really gets the backing he needs to do his work the best. And although this album isn't as authenico as it might be, it still comes from a time when Verve really knew how to handle singers ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s Japanese Polydor pressing, UMV 2650, with obi and insert.)

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Joe WilliamsI Just Want To Sing – Joe Williams & Friends June 1985 ... LP
Delos, 1985. Near Mint- ... $5.99 7.99
Accompanied by Thad Jones on trumpet, Eddie Lockjaw Davis and Benny Golson on tenor, John Collins on guitar, Jerry Peters on keyboards, Norman Simmons on piano, John Heard on bass, and Gerryck King on drums. (Vocalists, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing.)

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Joe WilliamsMe & The Blues ... CD
RCA, 1964. Used ... $2.99
One of Joe's excellent albums from the 60s for RCA – set to backings from Jimmy Jones and Oliver Nelson, both of whom nicely update Joe's sound for the 60s! The tunes are mostly older numbers that recall Joe's earlier years, particularly those with Basie – but the arrangements are a ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Joe WilliamsNight At Count Basie's (UK pressing) ... LP
Vanguard (UK), 1956. Near Mint- ... $5.99 7.99
Accompanied by Emmett Berry, Aaron Bell, Vic Dickenson, Marlowe Morris, Bobby Henderson, and Bobby Donaldson. (Vocalists, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(70s UK pressing. Cover has light ringwear and aging, with the top seam held with masking tape at the back panel.)

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Joe WilliamsPresenting Joe Williams and Thad Jones Mel Lewis ... CD
Blue Note, 1968. Used ... $6.99
A funky big band album, recorded by Thad Jones & Mel Lewis, with the great Joe Williams on vocals! The record is one of the most sought-after by the team – probably because it includes the hard breakbeat version of "Get Out of My Life Woman" that's been sampled often over the ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, small cutout notch through spine.)

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Joe Williams & Lambert, Hendricks & RossSing Along With Basie ... LP
Roulette, 1958. Very Good+ ... $3.99
One of the more obscure albums by Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross – a session of Basie tunes, performed with backing by the Count, plus additional lead vocals by Joe Williams, the voice most closely associated with the Basie group at the time! The style is similar to the trio's Sing A Song Of ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing. Cover has partially split top and bottom seams.)
Also available Sing Along With Basie ... CD 14.99

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Joe Williams/Count BasieJoe Williams/Count Basie ... LP
Vogue (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
(Vocalists, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Johnny WilliamsCheckmate – Original TV Soundtrack ... CD
Columbia/Banda Sonora, Early 60s. New Copy ... $12.99 14.99
One of the greatest crime jazz TV soundtracks ever – a searing batch of tracks from the pen of Johnny Williams! The work on the set is possibly more famously known from the Shelly Manne album of small combo performances – but this original soundtrack is possibly even more exciting, as ... (Soundtracks, Jazz) read more CD
Also available Checkmate – Original TV Soundtrack ... LP 14.99

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Johnny WilliamsCheckmate – Original TV Soundtrack ... LP
Columbia, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $14.99 24.99
One of the greatest crime jazz TV soundtracks ever – a searing batch of tracks from the pen of Johnny Williams! The work on the set is possibly more famously known from the Shelly Manne album of small combo performances – but this original soundtrack is possibly even more exciting, as ... (Soundtracks, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice red and silver 6 eye mono pressing. Cover has an ink stamp and light wear, but looks great overall.)
Also available Checkmate – Original TV Soundtrack ... CD 12.99

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Mary Lou WilliamsChronological Mary Lou Williams 1944 to 1945 ... CD
Classics (France), 1944/1945. Used ... $16.99
Solo piano recordings, small ensemble work with vocalist Josh White, and a complete performance of her Zodiac suite! CD
(Original Classics pressing.)

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Mary Lou WilliamsChronological Mary Lou Williams 1945 to 1947 ... CD
Classics (France), 1945/1946/1947. Used ... $18.99
Includes piano solos, trio material, work with her group the Girl Stars, a couple of large group tracks, and a rare quartet session with Kenny Dorham on trumpet! CD

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Mary Lou WilliamsFree Spirits ... CD
Steeplechase (Denmark), 1975. Used ... $14.99
Titles include "Dat Dere", "Temptation", "Pale Blue", "Blues For Timme", "All Blues", and "Baby Man". CD

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Mary Lou WilliamsMary Lou Williams (aka Jazz Concert ) ... LP
Stinson, Early 50s. Very Good ... $19.99 24.99
Features tenor work by Coleman Hawkins and Don Byas! LP, Vinyl record album
(Red vinyl pressing.)

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Mary Lou WilliamsMy Mama Pinned A Rose On Me ... CD
Pablo/OJC, 1977. Used ... $8.99
Mary Lou Williams is dipping far back into her roots here – working in a very bluesy batch of styles, with only accompaniment from Buster Williams on bass to back her up! The tracks are all relatively shortish, and done in styles that stretch back to older modes of 20s and 30s jazz piano ... read more CD
(2005 OJC pressing. Spine has a cutout notch.)

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Mary Lou Williams/Hylton (Hilton) JeffersonRehearsal Vol 1 – Footnotes To Jazz Vol 3 (10 inch LP) ... LP
Folkways, 1951. Very Good+ ... $11.99 19.99
Nicely relaxed work from both players! Side one features Mary Lou Williams on piano with Frank Newton on trumpet, Vic Dickenson on trombone, and Edmond Hall on clarinet – and side two features Hilton Jefferson on alto with Dave Rivera on piano, Jonah Jones on trumpet, Milt Hinton on bass, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice and clean – and cover is quite nice too.)

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✨✧ Patrick WilliamsTheme ... LP
PA USA, 1977. Very Good+ ... $2.99
A groovy album of slick LA jazz – put together by the great Pat Williams, who did some great arranging work for Verve and MPS in earlier years! The record features a lot of studio jazz players – like Dave Grusin, Toots Thielemans, Gerrry Niewood, Marvin Stamm, and Jerome Richardson ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Tony WilliamsBelieve It ... LP
Columbia, 1975. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Crackling funky fusion from Tony Williams' "new" version of his classic Lifetime group – a quartet that featured some smoking guitar work by jazz rock legend Allan Holdsworth! The sound on the set is very full-on and jamming – fuzzed-out guitars taking over most of the tracks ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light ring wear and a partially unglued seam.)

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Tony WilliamsLive Tokyo 1978 ... CD
Hi Hat, 1978. New Copy ... $16.99
Fully-electrified work from legendary drummer Tony Williams – every bit as searing as you might expect, given that the date features Brian Auger on keyboards and Ronnie Montrose on guitar! The rockish leanings of both of those musicians get plenty of space here, as does the basswork of Mario ... read more CD

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Tony WilliamsPlay Or Die ... CD
PS Productions/Made In Germany (Germany), 1980. New Copy ... $16.99 18.99
An unusual set from an overlooked chapter in the career of drummer Tony Williams – material cut in Germany after his big major label albums of the 70s, but before he'd return to more standard jazz territory on Blue Note in the 80s! The style here is very different than both, and really is a ... read more CD

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Tony Williams LifetimeLifetime ... LP
Polydor (UK), Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $16.99
An import collection of recordings by Tony Williams' jazz rock Lifetime project featuring John McLaughlin and Larry Young. Jack Bruce's photo is featured prominently on the cover of this album, but he's only on half the tracks, which were pulled from the group's second LP Turn It Over, while the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and is bent a bit at the bottom right corner.)

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Tony Williams LifetimeMillion Dollar Legs ... LP
Columbia, 1976. Very Good ... $7.99
Tony Williams is a million miles from his work with the Miles Davis Quintet on this record – grooving in a heavy rock/fusion mode with his New Lifetime group that includes Allan Holdsworth on guitar, Tony Newton on bass and vocals, and Alan Pasqua on keyboards! The tracks have a post Jeff ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve, with some wear and tear. Cover has ring and edge wear and a light stain in back.)

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Claude WilliamsonClaude Williamson Mulls The Mulligan Scene ... LP
Criterion, 1958. Near Mint- ... $6.99 9.99
A really unique little session – for a number of reasons! Firstly, the set features pianist Claude Williamson playing versions of Gerry Mulligan compositions – nearly all of them tracks that Mulligan wrote specifically to be played by his piano-less groups of the early 50s – in a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s Spanish Fresh Sound reissue. Cover has lightly bent corners and a partially unglued bottom seam.)

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Claude Williamson TrioKeys West ... LP
Capitol, 1955. Very Good- ... $14.99
A great solo set from Kentonite Claude Williamson. The west coast piano player takes on a number of standards, some in solo format, some with a trio including Max Bennett and Stan Levey. Nice fifties jazzy line drawing on the cover. Titles include "Spring Is Here", "Get Happy" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original turquoise label pressing. Cover has clear tape on seams, aging.)

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Stu WilliamsonStu Williamson ... CD
Bethlehem/Solid (Japan), 1956. Used ... $14.99
A really sparkling session from trumpeter Stu Williamson – one of a few great records he cut for the Bethlehem label in the 50s, and a set that's one of the cookingest from the company at the time! Stu's trumpet lines are already mighty nice – tight, and often a bit bolder than others ... read more CD
(2013 Japanese pressing – still sealed with obi!)

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Larry WillisHow Do You Keep The Music Playing? ... CD
Steeplechase, 1992. Used ... $9.99
Larry Willis on piano, David Williams on bass, and Lewis Nash on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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Anthony WilsonAdult Themes ... CD
Mama Foundation, 1999. Used ... $4.99
Anthony Wilson on guitar, sitar, and kazoo, Jack Nimitz on bass clarinet and baritone saxophone, Jeff Clayton on clarinet, flute and alto saxophone, Carl Saunders on flugelhorn and trumpet, Ira Nepus on trombone, Pete Christlieb on tenor banjo, Joe Bagg on organ, Donald Vega on piano, Danton Boller ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Cassandra WilsonBlue Skies ... CD
JMT (Germany), 1988. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Accompanied by Mulgrew Miller on piano, Lonnie Plaxico on bass, and Terri Lyne Carrington on drums. (Vocalists, Jazz) CD
Also available Blue Skies ... LP 14.99

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Cassandra WilsonBlue Skies ... LP
JMT (Germany), 1988. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Accompanied by Mulgrew Miller on pinao, Lonnie Plaxico on bass, and Terri Lyne Carrington on drums. Titles include "Shall We Dance", "Polka Dots And Moon Beams", "I've Grown Accustomed To His Face", "Sweet Lorraine", "Blue Skies", and more. (Vocalists, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light surface wear and aging.)

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Gerald WilsonLomelin ... LP
Discovery, 1981. Very Good+ ... $3.99
Late great work from the mighty Gerald Wilson – done with a slightly different groove than his 60s sides! The group features Harold Land Jr on electric piano – plus Bobby Bryant on trumpet, Oscar Brashear on trumpet and flugelhorn, Garnett Brown and Thurman Green on trombones, Harold ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Gerald WilsonMoment Of Truth (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Pacific Jazz/Blue Note, 1963. New Copy (reissue)... $36.99 38.99
A seminal moment on the west coast scene of the 60s – a record that has the great Gerald Wilson pulling together some of the best elements that were going on at the time, and also pointing the way towards changes to come in the future! The set's not the first effort by Wilson on record, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Part of the Blue Note Tone Poet series – heavy vinyl and cover!)

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Gerald WilsonPortraits ... CD
Pacific Jazz (Japan), 1963. Used ... $7.99 19.99
An excellent album from Gerald Wilson – one that features some of his most inventive writing and arranging to date! The album's a perfect balance between the two sides of LA jazz in the 60s – the soul jazz groove, and the growing modern scene – which often didn't get the larger ... read more CD
(Out of print, 2011 Japanese pressing.)

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Gerald Wilson OrchestraState Street Sweet ... CD
Mama, 1995. Used ... $3.99
With John Stephens & Randall Willis on alto saxophone, Jack Nimitz on barritone saxophone, Trey Henry on bass, Maurice Spears on bass trombone, Mel Lee on drums, Anthony Wilson on guitar, and Brian O'Rourke on piano. CD

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Gerald Wilson Orchestra Of The 80sJessica ... LP
Trend, 1982. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A very hip lineup – with Harold Land and Ernie Watts on tenor, Jerome Richardson and Anthony Ortega on alto, Jack Nimitz on baritone, Thurman Green and Garnett Brown on trombone, Harold Land Jr on electric piano, Milcho Leviev on keyboards, and Paul Humphrey on drums! Titles include "Get ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Jack WilsonBrazilian Mancini ... CD
Vault/Essential, 1965. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A wonderful combination of talents – and a great idea for an album! The great LA pianist Jack Wilson is working here with his group that includes Roy Ayers on vibes – and they've got some extra backing from Brazilian players Chico Batera and Sebastiao Neto on percussion, plus "Tony ... read more CD

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Jack Wilson Quartet with Roy AyersCall Me – Jazz From The Penthouse ... LP
Century 67, 1966. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99 29.99
Fantastic work from one of our favorite jazz duos of all time – pianist Jack Wilson and the young vibes genius Roy Ayers – working here back before his soul/funk fame of the 70s, in a completely different style! Ayers and Wilson only made a handful of records together back in the day ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue vinyl pressing.)

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Julie WilsonLove Julie Wilson ... LP
Dolphin, 1956. Very Good ... $24.99
Julie Wilson's getting some great help here from arranger Phil Moore – one of those guys who always knows how to bring something interesting to a session, even on such a simple, straightforward date like this! Wilson's vocals are as breathy as you might imagine from her image on the cover ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has a light trace of tape on the back, but looks nice on front.)
 
 



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