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Herb AlpertColors ... CD
Almo, 1999. Used ... $6.99
Features Herb Alpert on trumpet and flugelhorn – with Heitor Pereira on guitar, Bernie Worrell on keyboards and organ, Paulinho Da Costa on percussion, and Eddie Del Barrio on strings. Tracks include "Libertango", "Dorita", "Slow Train", "Magic Man", ... read more CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Ralf Altrieth & Daniel AlmadaArrivee ... CD
Meta (Germany), 2002. Used ... $9.99
Features Ralf Altrieth on soprano sax and Daniel Almada piano. CD

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✨✧ Amado/Zingaro/FilianoSpace Between ... CD
Clean Feed (Portugal), 2003. Used ... $14.99
Features Rodrigo Amado on alto and baritone sax, Carlos Zingaro on violin, and Ken Filiano on bass. CD
(Out of print.)

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Rodrigo Amado with Peter EvansFreedom Principle ... CD
No Business (Lithuania), 2014. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
The title definitely lives up to the sound of the record – a really loose, free session from a quartet that includes strong work from both trumpeter Peter Evans and tenorist Rodrigo Amado – the latter of whom leads the group! All tracks are long, and build with a nice degree of energy ... read more CD
Also available Freedom Principle ... CD 7.99

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Rodrigo Amado with Peter EvansFreedom Principle ... CD
No Business (Lithuania), 2014. Used ... $7.99
The title definitely lives up to the sound of the record – a really loose, free session from a quartet that includes strong work from both trumpeter Peter Evans and tenorist Rodrigo Amado – the latter of whom leads the group! All tracks are long, and build with a nice degree of energy ... read more CD
(Pen and promo mark through barcode.)
Also available Freedom Principle ... CD 9.99

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AmbianceInto A New Journey ... CD
Da Mon/BBE (UK), 1982. New Copy Gatefold ... $14.99 18.99
A really beautiful record from the Ambiance ensemble – a group led by reedman Daoud Abubakar Balewa – a musician with the same underground prominence as Plunky Nakabinde and Idris Ackamoor during the same generation! Like both of those artists, Daoud has a way of moving effortlessly ... read more CD
Also available Into A New Journey ... LP 24.99

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AmbianceInto A New Journey ... LP
Da Mon/BBE (UK), 1982. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $24.99 26.99
A really beautiful record from the Ambiance ensemble – a group led by reedman Daoud Abubakar Balewa – a musician with the same underground prominence as Plunky Nakabinde and Idris Ackamoor during the same generation! Like both of those artists, Daoud has a way of moving effortlessly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Great 2LP pressing – plays at 45rpm!)
Also available Into A New Journey ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ Gene AmmonsBad Bossa Nova (aka Jungle Soul) ... LP
Prestige, 1964. Very Good- ... $24.99
Bad Bossa Nova is right – as Gene Ammons really hits a great groove here – one that's not exactly bossa, but which has lots of Latin and tropical touches! The session makes great use of 2 guitars at the same time – using that of Kenny Burrell for soulful rhythm, but also adding ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono yellow & black label NJ pressing with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has small seam splits, some aging, and a light stain on back.)

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Gene AmmonsBrasswind ... LP
Prestige, 1973. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Gene Ammons gets the Cannonball Adderley treatment – as he blows funky solos over an album arranged and conducted by David Axelrod! Brasswind has a larger, fuller funky sound than some of his earlier work for Prestige – and it works very well! The overall sound's a bit smoother, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original copy, in great shape – save for a small mark that clicks for a bit on the final track.)

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Gene AmmonsGene Ammons All Star Sessions (aka Woofin & Tweetin) ... LP
Prestige, Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A classic album from Gene Ammons – one that features the tenor legend at his prime, working in two different settings! The first batch has Ammons "battling" Sonny Stitt in a set of stuff that features hard twin tenors in the frontline, with the kind of cutting contests the two of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing. Cover has a lightly stained and wavy corner.)

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Gene AmmonsLate Hour Special ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1964. Used ... $9.99
Very nice album by Jug that often gets overlooked because it's comprised of 2 different sessions, and can't get the "historical" writeup of being a single significant moment in the studio. Some tracks – including "Lascivious" and "Soft Winds" – are with a ... read more CD
(Out of print. Booklet and tray card have light stains.)

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Gene Ammons & Dexter GordonChase! (with extra tracks) ... CD
Prestige, 1970. Used ... $9.99
Gritty live work from twin tenor giants Gene Ammons and Dexter Gordon – recorded in an open-ended style that's a bit like some of Gordon's famous early work on the Central Avenue scene in LA, or Ammons' famous live "battles" with Sonny Stitt! The date was recorded in Chicago at the ... read more CD

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✨✧ Gene Ammons & Sonny StittBoss Tenors ... CD
Verve, 1961. Used ... $3.99
Gene Ammons and Sonny Stitt go head to head in this classic album of tracks that perfectly captures the joy and fury of their live performances from years before! The record was cut in Chicago with a very hard rhythm section that includes John Houston on piano, Charles Williams on bass, and George ... read more CD
(Out of print. Back cover of booklet has some pen.)

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David AmramLatin Jazz Celebration ... CD
Atlantic/Wounded Bird, 1983. New Copy ... $3.99 11.98
An early 80s look at Latin jazz from David Amram – with a who's who of Latin jazz players and stellar jazz musicians of other realms – including Paquito D'Riveria, Candido, Machito & Machito Jr, Brazilian percussion guru Duduca Fonseca, David Fathead Newman, Jimmy Knepper, Pepper ... read more CD

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Clifton AndersonBeen Down This Road Before ... CD
Ropeadope, 2020. New Copy ... $9.99 15.99
Trombonist Clifton Anderson always makes us wait way too long between his albums as a leader – but each of his sets is definitely worth the anticipation, and seems to push Clifton's music forward a fair bit more than before! This album's a gem through and through – all original music, ... read more CD

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Ernestine AndersonHot Cargo ... LP
Mercury, 1956. Very Good+ ... $16.99
A great early set from singer Ernestine Anderson – material recorded in Sweden with a sound that's even more sweetly swinging than some of her American albums of the time! The backings on most tracks are by Harry Arnold – one of the hippest Swedish leaders of the time, and an arranger ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove. Vinyl and cover are nice and clean!)

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✨✧ Fred AndersonFred Anderson Quartet – Live Vol 5 ... CD
FPE, 1994. New Copy ... $10.99 11.99
A fantastic live document of the genius of Chicago tenorist Fred Anderson – captured here with an excellent group that soar with the same boundless energy as their leader! Anderson is blowing at his very own Velvet Lounge club on the south side of the city – but he's hardly laidback ... read more CD

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Fred AndersonMissing Link (with bonus track) ... CD
Nessa, 1979. New Copy ... $13.99 16.98
A well-titled set, given that Fred Anderson's been a missing link in Chicago jazz for many years – a bold tenorist with qualities that reach back to the heavy sax generation of the 50s, and a creative improvisor who's kept the AACM ideals alive and well in the Windy City for years! The ... read more CD

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Fred Anderson TrioLive At The Velvet Lounge ... CD
Okka Disk, 1999. New Copy ... $9.99 13.99
A great set from AACM legend – tenorist Fred Anderson – cut in the very familiar home territory of his Velvet Lounge in Chicago! Anderson had been tending bar and leading jam sessions at the tavern since his return from Europe in the early 80s – but ended up purchasing the venue ... read more CD

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Ray AndersonBig Band Record ... CD
Gramavision, 1994. Used ... $8.99
Ray Anderson on trombone, George Gruntz on piano, Lew Soloff, Ryan Kisor, John D'earth, and Herb Robertson on trumpet, Art Baron and Dave Bargeron on trombone, Dave Taylor on bass trombone, Howard Johnson on tuba and baritone saxophone, Tim Berne and Sal Giorgianni on alto saxophone, Marty ... read more CD
(Out of print, name in marker on disc.)

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Ray AndersonEvery One Of Us ... CD
Gramavision, 1992. Used ... $6.99
Ray Anderson on trombone and vocals, Charlie Haden on double bass, Ed Blackwell on drums, and Simon Nabotov on piano. CD
(Out of print.)

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Ray AndersonRight Down Your Alley ... CD
Soul Note (Italy), 1984. Used ... $16.99
A trio date – with Anderson on trombone, Mark Helias on bass, and Gerry Hemmingway on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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Ray AndersonWhat Because ... CD
Gramavision, 1990. Used ... $8.99
Ray Anderson on trombone, Allan Jaffe on guitar, John Hicks on piano, Mark Dresser on bass, and Pheeroan Aklaff on drums. CD
(Out of print.)
Also available What Because ... LP 14.99

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✨✧ Ray AndersonWhat Because ... LP
Gramavision, 1990. Very Good+ ... $14.99
With Ray Anderson on trombone, Allan Jaffe on guitar, John Hicks on piano, Mark Dresser on bass, and Pheeroan Aklaff on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)
Also available What Because ... CD 8.99

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✨✧ Ray AndersonWishbone ... CD
Gramavision, 1991. Used ... $5.99
Ray Anderson on trombone and vocals, Mark Helias on bass, Dion Parson on drums, Don Alias on percussion, Fumio Itabashi on piano, and Mark Feldman on violin. CD
(Out of print, punch through booklet.)

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Vince AndrewsLove, Oh Love (with bonus track) ... CD
Gerard/P-Vine (Japan), 1983. New Copy ... $24.99
A great little batch of jazzy soul by Vince Andrews – a vocalist and sax player from Columbus, Ohio – which is where he recorded this obscure early 80s set, a record with a vibe that's maybe more 70s overall! The record has a great little groove – kind of that Charles Earland ... read more CD

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✨✧ Angelilo & HamelComplicite ... LP
Return To Analog (Canada), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
A jazz record, but one with so much going on it's impossible to pin down – strands of influences from Latin, Brazilian, and other modes – mixed with occasional vocal contributions too! The vibe is a bit like some of those really creative criss-crossings on the French scene of the 70s ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500!)

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AngilleyHavana Club ... CD
Angilley (UK), 2007. Used ... $6.99
A great jazz set from pianist Neil Angilley – a player with a great ear for older funk and Latin grooves! The style here is relatively straight, but has some key touches that show Neil's experience on the London scene, and a strong influence from South American rhythms. The grooves are ... (New Grooves, Jazz) read more CD

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AnimaAnima Sound Im Lungau ... LP
Play Loud (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
Groundbreaking improvisations from the duo of Paul and Limpe Fuchs – working here at the Days Of Free Music Festival in 1977, on a host of unusual instruments of their own creation! About the only thing familiar here is the set of drums played at times by Limpe – alongside all sorts of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Anteloper (Jaimie Branch & Jason Nazary)Tour Beats Vol 1 ... LP
International Anthem, 2020. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
Mindblowing sounds from Anteloper – a great side project from trumpeter Jaimie Branch, and one that lets her open up with lots of the more electronic sides of her spirit! The set's a collaboration with Jason Nazary – who adds in acoustic drums plus a host of electronics and effects ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ray AnthonyCapitol Collectors Series ... CD
Capitol, 1950s. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print. Spine has a cutout hole.)

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Ray AnthonyHit Of Ray Anthony ... CD
Capitol, 1950s. Used ... $3.99
Includes the hits "Slaughter On Tenth Avenue", "O Mein Papa", "Dragnet", "At Last", "Star Dust", "Tenderly" & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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Marc AntoineClassical Soul ... CD
NYC, 1994. Used ... $4.99
Features guest vibes from Mike Mainieri. Tracks include "Unity", "French Dream", "Universal Language" and "New Boundaries". CD
(Out of print.)

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Charlie Apicella TrioClassic Guitar ... LP
Zoho, 2021. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Personnel include Stephen Riley on tenor sax, Roy Cumming on bass, and Alan Korzin on drums. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ ApiferaOverstand ... LP
Stones Throw, 2020. New Copy ... $16.99 17.99
A jazz set, but one that's in a very Stones Throw mode – as the music here mixes jazz elements with more contemporary production elements, and blends together the live and programmed in a mighty nice way! The group's a quartet, most of whom have played on other Stones Throw albums – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Jon Appleton & Don CherryHuman Music (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Flying Dutchman/Water, 1969. New Copy ... $14.99 17.98
A fantastic record – and a really mindblowing mix of spiritual jazz and electronics! The set is an amazing collaboration between trumpeter Don Cherry and pioneering electronic musician Jon Appleton – one of those rare meetings of the minds that goes far deeper than you'd expect! On ... (Out Sound, Jazz) read more CD

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AricaHeaven (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Just Sunshine/Tidal Waves, 1972. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $25.99
An early musical moment from the Arica Institute – a spiritual collective whose many members supposedly recorded this album over the course of a night spent at the Electric Lady studio – with such a shifting lineup of sounds and participants, the album doesn't list any particular ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500!)

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✨✧ Joe Armon-JonesStarting Today ... LP
Brownswood (UK), 2018. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Joe Armon Jones sings and plays lots of cool Wurlitzer electric piano on this gem of an album – but the whole thing is maybe even more of a tribute to the warmly collaborative spirit of the contemporary London scene, as it is to the talents of the man himself! There's a nicely fluid sense of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Repressed!)

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Joe Armon-JonesTurn To Clear View ... CD
Brownswood (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A fantastic second set from keyboardist Joe Armon-Jones – a musician we first came to love in the UK-based Ezra Collective, and one who's now effortlessly bridging a space between jazz and soul! The record's got a vibe that's as cosmic as its cover – but one that comes not just through ... read more CD
Also available Turn To Clear View ... LP 20.99

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Joe Armon-JonesTurn To Clear View ... LP
Brownswood (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $20.99 21.99
A fantastic second set from keyboardist Joe Armon-Jones – a musician we first came to love in the UK-based Ezra Collective, and one who's now effortlessly bridging a space between jazz and soul! The record's got a vibe that's as cosmic as its cover – but one that comes not just through ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Turn To Clear View ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ Louis ArmstrongAmbassador Satch ... LP
Columbia, 1955. Very Good ... $9.99
Ambassador Satch is a key statement of Armstrong's global power in the postwar years, a time when the State Department was using his talents to mend fences and open doors after WWII. The material is Armstrong at his best comeback stretch – and most of these recall the classic sound of his ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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Louis ArmstrongChronogical Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five 1925 to 1926 ... CD
Classics (France), 1925/1926. Used ... $14.99
With Johnny Dodds, Kid Ory, Erskine Tate, Lil Armstrong, Teddy Weatherford, Johnny St Cyr, Fayette Williams, and Frank Ethridge. CD
(Out of print.)

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Louis ArmstrongGreat Chicago Concert 1956 ... CD
Columbia, 1956. Used 2CD ... $12.99
A 2CD set of beautiful vintage material, not discovered until the 70s! Players include Edmund Hall on clarinet, Trummy Young on trombone, and Billy Kyle on piano – and Velma Middleton sings on three tracks too! CD
(Out of print.)

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Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong & His Friends ... CD
Flying Dutchman/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... $13.99
Louis Armstrong hits the Flying Dutchman label – and unlocks a whole new spiritual side of his talents – a mode that's quite different than some of his crossover pop of the 60s! The style here has a bit of righteous elements in the lyrics, and lots of spiritual jazz in the backings ... read more CD
(Part of the "Solid Records – Jazz Giants" series!)

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✨✧ Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong Plays WC Handy (second cover) ... LP
Columbia, 1954. Very Good ... $9.99
Mid 50s, and Louis is going back to his roots – playing a set of compositions by WC Handy – working with a small combo that includes Barrett Deems on drums, Arvell Shaw on bass, Trummy Young on trombone, and Barney Bigard on clarinet. Vocals are by Louis and Velma Middleton – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has strip of tape on the top seam and some minor splitting on the bottom seam.)
Also available Louis Armstrong Plays WC Handy (with bonus tracks) ... CD 5.99

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Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong Plays WC Handy (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1954. Used ... $5.99
Mid 50s, and Louis is going back to his roots – playing a set of compositions by WC Handy – working with a small combo that includes Barrett Deems on drums, Arvell Shaw on bass, Trummy Young on trombone, and Barney Bigard on clarinet. Vocals are by Louis and Velma Middleton – and ... read more CD
(Out of print. Small cutout hole through case and tray card.)
Also available Louis Armstrong Plays WC Handy (second cover) ... LP 9.99

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Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong's All Stars ... CD
Storyville, Early 60s. Used ... $1.99
Louis Armstrong on trumpet & vocals, Billy Cronk on bass, Joe Darensbourg on bass, Danny Barcelona on drums, Billy Kyle on piano, Trummy Young on trombone & Jewell Brown onvocals. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Louis ArmstrongSatchmo At Symphony Hall ... LP
Decca, 1951. Near Mint- 2LP ... $14.99
A classic live date, with players who include Jack Teagarden on vocals and trombone, Barney Bigard on clarinet, Dick Cary on piano, Arvell Shaw on bass, and Sid Catlett on drums – plus a bit of vocals from Velma Middleton. LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing on MCA in a non-gatefold cover, with light wear and aging.)

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Horacee ArnoldTribe ... CD
Columbia/Wounded Bird, 1973. New Copy ... $6.99 11.98
A very soulful batch of fusion tracks from drummer Horacee Arnold – here leading a group that includes reed talents Billy Harper and Joe Farrell, percussionist Ralph McDonald, guitarist Ralph Towner, and Dave Friedman on vibes and percussion. Tracks are long and spiralling, with a spiritual ... read more CD

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Aronson-Garrett Fusion BandLe Jazz Hot ... LP
United National, Late 70s. Very Good ... $8.99
Features some long groovy titles with a nice current of funk – led by Rich Aronson on keyboards and Glen Garrett on tenor – on titles that include "Disco Mating Call", "Samba D'Alma", "Nice Quiet Shy Girl", and "Coconut Smoothie". The back cover ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Art Ensemble Of ChicagoAncient To The Future ... CD
DIW (Japan), 1987. Used ... $22.99
The Art Esemble of Chicago pay tribute to a surprising range of influences – from Duke Ellington to Otis Redding to Fela Kuti and Jimi Hendrix – but all in a set that's still filled with plenty of their trademark creative improvisation, too! In a way, the record's a great illustration ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Art Ensemble Of ChicagoArt Ensemble Of Chicago With Fontella Bass (limited numbered edition) ... CD
America/Verve, 1972. Used ... Just Sold Out!
One of a few wonderful albums recorded by the Art Ensemble of Chicago with singer Fontella Bass – a vocalist who's best known to the world for her 60s soul hits, but who's coming out here as a tremendous force in modern jazz! Fontella's sound here is miles away from that of her work for ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Art Ensemble Of ChicagoArt Ensemble Of Soweto ... CD
DIW (Japan), 1990. Used ... $28.99
One of the more interesting later sessions from the Art Ensemble – one in which the group push their African influence strongly, by teaming up with the Amabutho Male Chorus for a real Soweto soul sound! Oddly, the Art Ensemble are the ones in African garb on the cover – while the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Art Ensemble Of ChicagoComing Home Jamaica ... CD
Atlantic, 1998. Used ... $11.99
One of the last studio albums with Lester Bowie – Coming Home Jamaica features Bowie on trumpet, Rosco Mitchell on reeds, Malachi Favors on bass, Famadou Don Moye on percussion, and the entire group on percussion and little instruments. CD
(Out of print.)

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Art Ensemble Of ChicagoEarly Combinations ... CD
Nessa, 1967. New Copy ... $13.99 16.98
An important pre-Art Ensemble Of Chicago moment – one that has most of the group coming together in a pair of rare recordings in the home of Lester Bowie – already sounding amazingly creative as a unit! The sound is almost freer than later work by the group – or certainly at the ... read more CD

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Art Ensemble Of ChicagoLive 1972 (aka Live At Mandel Hall) ... CD
Delmark, 1972. Used ... $9.99
One of the best post-Paris live dates by the Art Ensemble Of Chicago – recorded right on their southside home turf in Chicago, as something of a homecoming after their years abroad! The performance is really one continuous piece, divided up into chapters – and it starts off with an ... read more CD

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Art Ensemble Of ChicagoNice Guys ... CD
ECM (Germany), 1979. Used ... $9.99
A key later session from the Art Ensemble Of Chicago – a record that gained them global exposure through the ECM label, and which has them working in a beautifully subtle sense of sound, space, and tone! The work is less all-out challenging than some of the group's earliest recordings – ... read more CD

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Art Ensemble Of ChicagoSpiritual (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Freedom/ORG, 1969/1972. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 26.99
A tremendous recording from the Art Ensemble Of Chicago – done during the same Paris stretch as their Great Black Music classics on the BYG/Actuel label – and a set that easily matches, if not tops, those classics! You can really hear the group finding their own space here – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Art Ensemble Of ChicagoTutankhamun (with bonus tracks) ... LP
Freedom/ORG, 1969/1974. New Copy ... $22.99 24.98
Fantastic material from the Art Ensemble Of Chicago – tracks recorded during their same crucial Paris trip of 1969 that also gave the world the better-known BYG/Actual albums – but delivered in a style that's slightly different overall! There's maybe more of the cerebral side of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Art Ensemble Of ChicagoUrban Bushmen ... CD
ECM, 1982. Used 2 CDs ... $19.99
A live set from 1980 – and one that shows the Art Ensemble still able to capture some of the warmth and imagination from their early years. Most tracks are fairly long, and the group move through their usual panopoly of instruments along the way. Titles include "Urban Magic", " ... read more CD

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✨✧ Art Ensemble Of Chicago with Don PullenLive At The Frankfurt Jazz Festival – June 1 1991 ... CD
AEOC, 1991. Used ... $16.99
A rare meeting of the Art Ensemble Of Chicago and the late pianist Don Pullen – recorded at the Frankfurt Jazz Festival in 1991, and easily one of the group's greatest sessions from this period! There's a freely creative spirit here that reminds us a lot of the Art Ensemble's best European ... read more CD
(Out of print. Packaged in a thin paper sleeve.)

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Artifact iTi (Bauer/Nilssen Love/Lehn/Vandermark)Artifact iTi – Live In St Johann ... CD
Okka Disk, 2008. New Copy ... $9.99 13.99
A really unusual assortment of players – coming together here in a way that makes for an equally unusual sort of sound! The meeting of Chicago saxophonist Ken Vandermark and European players is hardly anything new – and drummer Paal Nilssen Love here is a frequent musical partner ... read more CD

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Joe AscioneMy Buddy – A Tribute To Buddy Rich ... CD
Nagel Heyer (Germany), 1997. Used ... $4.99
Joe Ascione on drums, Bob Haggart on bass, Brian Ogilvie on clarinet and saxophone, James Chirillo on guitar, Mark Shane on piano, Billy Mitchell on tenor saxophone, Dan Barrett on trombone, and Randy Sandke on trumpet. CD
(Out of print, small note in pen inside booklet.)

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✨✧ Joe Ascione TrioPost No Bills ... CD
Arbors, 1998. Used ... $6.99
Joe Ascione on drums, Dave LaLama on piano, and Tim Givens on bass, with Jerry Weldon on tenor saxophone and Ron Affif on guitar. CD
(Out of print.)

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Ashbury Stabbins Duo (Roy Ashbury/Larry Stabbins)Fire Without Bricks ... CD
Bead/Corbett vs. Dempsey, 1977. New Copy ... $12.99 15.00
An overlooked gem from the British free jazz scene of the 70s – a set issued on the Bead Records label, and one that got very little circulation at the time – but which is equally as mindblowing as work from the period on labels like Ictus and Ogun! The duo here features Roy Ashbury on ... read more CD

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Dorothy AshbyAfro-Harping ... CD
Cadet/Verve, 1968. Used ... $29.99
One of the grooviest records ever – a sublime blend of African percussion, soulful orchestrations, and Dorothy Ashby's amazing electric harp! By the time of this landmark album, Dorothy had been knocking around the jazz world for a number of years, but it wasn't until she hooked up with ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Asian American Jazz OrchestraBig Bands Behind Barbed Wire ... CD
Asian Improv, 1998. Used ... $8.99
Features Jon Jang on piano, Qi Chao Liu on suona and dizi, Francis Wong on tenor, and Hafez Modirazadeh on saxophones and ney – plus additional percussion from San Jose Taiko. CD
(Out of print.)

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Fred AstaireNow (Ace Of Hearts) ... LP
Kapp/Ace Of Hearts (UK), 1959. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Great later work from Fred Asataire – surprisingly well-crafted, with jazzy arrangements from Marty Paich and Pete King! (Vocalists, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Later UK stereo pressing. Cover has bumped corners.)

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Astral TravelIf You Say You Are From This Planet, Why Do You Treat It Like You Do? ... LP
Hyperjazz (Italy), 2020. New Copy ... $29.99
A record that really carries its message in its title – a set of spiritual ruminations on the nature of existence – inspired by the writings of Sun Ra, and carried off with vocals by Dwight Trible – who joins this Italian group for the recording! Each song is inspired by a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Astroturf NoiseAstroturf Noise ... LP
577, 2020. Sealed ... $9.99
Astroturf Noise is Sam Day Harmet on mandolin and effects, Sana Nagano on violin and effects, and Zach Swanson on bass. Guest appearances by Billy Martin on percussion and Sarah Bernstein on violin and effects. LP, Vinyl record album

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AthanorAthanor – Live At The Jazzgalerie Nickelsdorf 1978 ... CD
Black Monk (Austria), 1978. New Copy ... $18.99
Tremendous work by a jazz group we've not seen on any other records – working here in a set of live improvisations recorded in Austria in 1978! The sound is loose, but never entirely free jazz – as there's a good sense of rhythm to the group, hanging sometimes together in less-tradition ... read more CD
Also available Athanor – Live At The Jazzgalerie Nickelsdorf 1978 ... LP 39.99

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AthanorAthanor – Live At The Jazzgalerie Nickelsdorf 1978 ... LP
Black Monk (Austria), 1978. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $39.99
Tremendous work by a jazz group we've not seen on any other records – working here in a set of live improvisations recorded in Austria in 1978! The sound is loose, but never entirely free jazz – as there's a good sense of rhythm to the group, hanging sometimes together in less-tradition ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Athanor – Live At The Jazzgalerie Nickelsdorf 1978 ... CD 18.99

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Chet Atkins/Floyd Cramer/Boots RandolphChet, Floyd & Boots ... LP
RCA, 1971. Very Good+ ... $4.99
(Folk/Country, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album

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AtomicThere's A Hole In The Mountain ... LP
Jazzland (Norway), 2013. New Copy ... $19.99 29.99
Maybe the most brilliant work so far from Atomic – and definite proof that this Swedish ensemble just keeps getting better and better with each new recording! Every player in the quintet is a star in his own right – Fredrik Ljungkvist on tenor and baritone sax, Magnus Broo on trumpet, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Atomic/School DaysDistil ... CD
Okka Disk, 2008. New Copy 2CD Gatefold ... $10.99 19.99
An explosive meeting between Atomic and Ken Vandermark's School Days combo – proof that the Chicago/Scandinavia connection is stronger than ever! The double-length performance was recorded at Chicago's Green Mill nightclub, and it features an impressive lineup with Ken Vandermark on baritone ... read more CD

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Atomic/School DaysNuclear Assembly Hall ... CD
Okka Disk, 2004. New Copy 2CD ... $10.99 19.99
A brilliant pairing of free jazz forces – the Chicago-based School Days group of Ken Vandermark, and the groundbreaking Atomic combo from the Nordic jazz underground! The players here are all very like-minded, and fold together beautifully – in an octet lineup that features reeds from ... read more CD

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Attic (Rodrigo Amado/Goncalo Almeida/Onno Govaert)Summer Bummer ... CD
No Business (Lithuania), 2019. New Copy ... $14.99 18.99
Tenorist Rodrigo Amado gets plenty of open space to really show off his creative tones and textures here – improvising freely in a trio that also features Goncalo Almeida on bass and Onno Govaert on drums! We've heard Amado before, but somehow he really grabs us here – partly because ... read more CD

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Oliver Augst/Rudiger Carl/Christoph KornBlank ... CD
FMP (Germany), 2000. Used ... $13.99
Oliver Augst on vocals, electronics, electronic drums, and percussion, Rudiger Carl on melodica, accordion, clarinet, keyboards, electronic drums, and percussion, and Christoph Korn on guitar nad electronics. CD
(Out of print.)

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Teodross AveryHarlem Stories – The Music Of Thelonious Monk ... CD
WJ3, 2020. New Copy ... $11.99 16.99
It's not unusual for a saxophonist to serve up a record of music by Thelonious Monk – but the approach here from Teodross Avery is nicely different, in part because his natural sense of warmth really transforms the music and makes it his own! Avery blows both tenor and soprano sax – ... read more CD

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AwakeningHear, Sense & Feel ... CD
Black Jazz/Real Gone, 1972. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
An excellent funky fusion group from Chicago – and one of the best ensembles to record for the Black Jazz label! The group's made up of hip Chicago underground players – and includes Ken Chaney on electric piano, Ari Brown on saxes, and Frank Gordon on trumpet – a lineup that ... read more CD
(Remastered.)

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David AxelrodSeriously Deep ... CD
Polygram/Dusty Groove, 1975. Used ... $9.99
An amazing slice of music from the legendary David Axelrod – quite different than his better-known sides for Capitol and Reprise Records – and plenty darn funky overall! Axelrod is at his studio best here – stepping off the funky jazz modes he produced for Cannonball Adderley, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Seriously Deep ... LP 21.99

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David AxelrodSeriously Deep ... LP
Polygram/Get On Down, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 24.98
An amazing slice of music from the legendary David Axelrod – quite different than his better-known sides for Capitol and Reprise Records – and plenty darn funky overall! Axelrod is at his studio best here – stepping off the funky jazz modes he produced for Cannonball Adderley, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Seriously Deep ... CD 9.99

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David AxelrodSong Of Innocence ... CD
Capitol/Now Again, 1968. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
One of a handful of amazing albums recorded by David Axelrod towards the end of the 60s – really stunning, genre-breaking music that was years ahead of its time – and which has only finally been getting its due in more recent decades! At the time of the record, Axelrod was a house ... read more CD
(Fantastic reissue – new remastering, and a big booklet of notes on the music!)

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✨✧ David AxelrodSong Of Innocence ... LP
Capitol/Now Again, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
One of a handful of amazing albums recorded by David Axelrod towards the end of the 60s – really stunning, genre-breaking music that was years ahead of its time – and which has only finally been getting its due in more recent decades! At the time of the record, Axelrod was a house ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Fantastic reissue – new remastering, and a big booklet of notes on the music!)
Also available Song Of Innocence ... CD 6.99

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Albert AylerAlbert Ayler In Greenwich Village (180 gram pressing – with download) ... LP
Impulse (Germany), 1966. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $22.99 24.98
One of the first big moments of Albert Ayler's work in the jazz mainstream – and a record that doesn't dim his greatness at all from the earlier sides recorded for ESP! The album's got a sharply angular sound that more than lives up to its vibrant cover image – a well-honed approach to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Albert AylerBerlin, Lorrach, Paris, & Stockholm Revisited (Berlin/Stockholm & Lorrach/Paris) ... CD
Hat Hut (Switzerland), 1966. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 19.99
A double-length package – one that brings together two previous Hat Art releases of live material – Berlin/Stockholm and Lorrach/Paris! The 2CD set features crucial European performances by Albert Ayler in the mid 60s – one that were issued until many years after the recording, ... read more CD

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Albert AylerLove Cry ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $18.99
Brilliant late work from spiritual saxophone genius Albert Ayler – one of his last truly great albums! The session has none of the jazz-meets-other music feel of some of the other Impulse albums – and is more in the straight expressive style of the ESP recordings. Tracks are more ... read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing – part of the 60 Impulse series!)
Also available Love Cry ... CD 7.99

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✨✧ Albert AylerLove Cry ... CD
Impulse, 1968. Used ... $7.99
Brilliant late work from spiritual saxophone genius Albert Ayler – one of his last truly great albums! The session has none of the jazz-meets-other music feel of some of the other Impulse albums – and is more in the straight expressive style of the ESP recordings. Tracks are more ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Love Cry ... CD 18.99

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Albert AylerNew Grass ... LP
Impulse/Third Man, 1968. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $20.99 25.99
One of the last albums that Albert Ayler ever recorded before his strange and mysterious early death – and one of his most memorable records as well! The record shows Ayler at the crossroads, filled with emotion and meaning, struggling to convey his message to a lager audience. At times, he ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Albert AylerWitches & Devils ... LP
Arista Freedom, 1964/1975. Near Mint- ... $29.99
Classic early material by Albert Ayler, recorded in New York in 1964, but originally issued only in Europe! The session features Ayler with the obscure trumpeter Norman Howard, plus Henry Grimes on bass and Sonny Murray on drums – and has all the crackle and imagination of Ayler's ESP ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Promo. Cover has minimal wear and a cutout hole. Labels have small stickers over the promo notice.)

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✨✧ Aziza (Dave Holland/Chris Potter/Lionel Loueke/Eric Harland)Aziza ... LP
Dare 2, 2016. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99 25.99
A really unusual group, with a sound that's certainly the sum of its wonderful parts – but also different in ways you might not expect! The lineup is excellent – the legendary Dave Holland on bass, Lionel Loueke on guitar, Chris Potter on tenor and soprano sax, and Eric Harland on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AzymuthDemos 1973 to 1975 ... CD
Far Out (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
Amazing early work from Azymuth – rare demo recordings done at the home studio of keyboardist Jose Roberto Bertrami, in the short space before the group issued their legendary debut! The tracks here are as much jazz funk as they are the later modes that Azymuth would put forth – killer ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ AzymuthFlame/Spectrum ... CD
Milestone, 1984/1985. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
Subtle magic from Azymuth – two mid 80s albums, back to back on a single CD! First up is Flame, a set that nicely lives up to its title – and which shows the strengths the trio picked up during their years in the US! The sound here is round and soulful – a great fusion of the ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more CD

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AzymuthLight As A Feather (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Milestone/Far Out (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $12.99 16.99
One of Azymuth's best-remembered albums from their American years on Milestone – a really killer classic that beautifully blends Brazilian and American styles of fusion! There's a simple, elegant feel to these tunes that takes off nicely from the group's previous album for Atlantic in Brazil ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more CD
(Remixed and remastered version – with better sound than ever!)

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Jay AzzolinaNever Too Late ... CD
Antilles, 1988. Used ... $4.99
Jay Azzolina on guitar, Ned Mann on bass, Yves Gerard on drums, David Mann on alto saxophone, and Jeff Beal and Ted Lo on synthesizer. CD
(Out of print.)

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Babatunde & PhenomenaLevels Of Consciousness (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Theresa/Pure Pleasure (UK), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99 44.99
A wonderfully soulful session from percussionist Babatunde Lea – and a shining example of the warm spirits and cross-cultural experimentation going on in the Bay Area scene of the 70s! The record mixes 70s soul jazz with bits of funk, Latin jazz, and breezy west coast touches – making ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition 180 gram pressing!)

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Baby LaurenceDance Master ... LP
Classic Jazz, 1959/1960. Sealed ... $5.99
Quite an unusual jazz session – one that features lead lines from Baby Laurence, who's a tap dancer and not a musician! The approach sounds odd, but it works surprisingly well – thanks partly to the group who backs Baby up on the different sessions on the record – players who ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s issue. Shrinkwrap has a small hole in front.)

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Wally BadarouEchoes ... CD
Island/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), 1984. New Copy ... $13.99 18.99
A tough record to peg – but a great one too! Wally Badarou plays a range of spacey keyboards that include synclavier, mini moog, and prophet 5 – all over some beats that are a mix of electro and Carribean rhythms – in a style that's part jazzy, part new agey, and part 80s groove! ... (Soul, Jazz) read more CD

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Benny Bailey, Ake Persson, & OthersMusic Of Quincy Jones ... LP
Argo, 1960. Very Good+ ... $29.99
An excellent album that's a perfect document of the strong impact that Quincy Jones had in the transatlantic jazz scene of the late 50s and early 60s. The set was recorded in 1960, and features two players that Quincy would leave behind in Europe to have a huge influence on the scene. Trumpeter ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono white label Review Copy pressing with deep groove. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Derek Bailey/Evan Parker/Jamie Muir/Hugh Davies/ChMusic Improvisation Company ... LP
ECM (Germany), 1970. Near Mint- ... $24.99
A seminal session that forever put the British improvisational scene on the map – a great little record that features guitar by Bailey, soprano sax by Evan Parker, electronics by Hugh Davies, and work by Jamie Muir and Christine Jeffrey. Tracks are longish, and relatively free – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)
 
 



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