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✨✧ Blu & ExileIn The Beginning (Before The Heavens) ... CD
Dirty Science/Fat Beats, 2007/2017. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
Classic level indie hip hop from Blu & Exile – soulful craft from the first decade of the millennium, from the same sessions that produced the modern classic Below The The Heavens – material that struck us timeless at the time, and still holds true all these years later! Just a couple or 3 tracks have seen light of day in the years since Below The Heavens, and it's pretty stunning how fresh it feels after all this time in the vaults, a real testament creative high the duo was riding at the time. Includes "Soul Provider", "Another Day", "Constellations", "All These Ladies", "Party Of Two", "Back To Basics", "On The Radio", "Life Is A Gamble" with Donel Smokes, Trek Life & Co$$, "Things We Say" with Aloe Blacc, "Sold The Soul", "Hard Workers" feat Blame One, "Stress Test" and more. CD

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Blu & ExileIn The Beginning (Before The Heavens) ... LP
Dirty Science/Fat Beats, 2007/2017. New Copy ... About December 1, 2017
Classic level indie hip hop from Blu & Exile – soulful craft from the first decade of the millennium, from the same sessions that produced the modern classic Below The The Heavens – material that struck us timeless at the time, and still holds true all these years later! Just a couple or 3 tracks have seen light of day in the years since Below The Heavens, and it's pretty stunning how fresh it feels after all this time in the vaults, a real testament creative high the duo was riding at the time. Includes "Soul Provider", "Another Day", "Constellations", "All These Ladies", "Party Of Two", "Back To Basics", "On The Radio", "Life Is A Gamble" with Donel Smokes, Trek Life & Co$$, "Things We Say" with Aloe Blacc, "Sold The Soul", "Hard Workers" feat Blame One, "Stress Test" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available In The Beginning (Before The Heavens) ... CD 10.99

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MED/Blu/MadlibTurn Up EP ... LP
Fat Beats, 2017. New Copy ... On November 17, 2017
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✨✧ MED, Blu & MadlibBad Neighbor ... CD
Bang Ya Head Entertainment, 2015. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Tripped out hip hop from the super team of Madlib, fellow Stones Throw veteran MED and underground hero Blu – with an impressive guest roster that includes MF Doom, Aloe Blacc, Hodgy Beats, Oh No, Mayer Hawthorne, Dam-Funk, Jimetta Rose, Phonte, Frank Nitt and others! Madlib is on the beats for every track, showing his range with a variety of moods here, tailered to the vocalists from track-to-track – from psychedelic boom bap behind Hodgy Beats, to bubbling boogie funk for Dam-Funk, bass heavy minimalism for Nitty, neo hip hop soul from Phonte & Likewise, and beyond. Strong work from a top notch ensemble! Titles include "Serving", "Drive In", "Get Money", "Streets", "The Stroll","Belly Full", "The Buzz", "Birds", "Knock Knock", "Burgundy Whip" and more. 15 tracks in all. CD

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✨✧ Bee Gees, Tavares, Yvonne Elliman, & OthersSaturday Night Fever (2LP/2CDs/Blu-Ray deluxe edition) ... LP
RSO/Capitol, 1977. New Copy 2LP/2CDs/Blu-Ray ... $89.99 99.98
Yes, it was a mega-hit – and yes, it was one of those records that everyone who lived through the 70s seemed to own at one time – but after all these decades, you can't deny the power of the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack – especially for the way that it mixed club soul classics with new original material! Obviously, the Bee Gees cover placement make them big stars of the record – but the set's also got some great early disco gems – like "Open Sesame" by Kool & The Gang, "Disco Inferno" by The Trammps, "KJEE" by MFSB, "Calypso Breakdown" by Ralph MacDonald, "Fifth Of Beethoven" by Walter Murphy, "If I Can't Have You" by Yvonne Elliman, "Boogie Shoes" by KC & The Sunshine Band, and "More Than A Woman" by Tavares. The Bee Gees reinvent themselves from the early days – and sing "Stayin Alive", "How Deep Is Your Love", "More Than A Woman", "Jive Talkin", "You Should Be Dancin", and "Night Fever" – and the set also features a few instrumentals by David Shire – "Manhattan Skyline", "Night On Disco Mountain" and "Salsation". Insane box set – with the full album on 2LPs, plus a CD with the original soundtrack – and a bonus CD with Serban Ghenea Mixes of "Stayin Alive", "Night Fever", "How Deep Is Your Love", and "You Should Be Dancin". Also includes a Blu-Ray disc with the directors cut of the film – along with director's commentary, a 70s Discopedia, a deleted scene, and even John Travolta dance instruction. Box also features 5 art prints, a turntable mat, a movie poster, and a 24 page book. LP, Vinyl record album
(Super deluxe version with 2 X 180 gram vinyl, 2CDs with bonus remixes, and the classic movie on Blu-Ray!)
Also available
Saturday Night Fever ... LP 11.99
Saturday Night Fever (2CD deluxe edition) ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ John ColtraneChasing Trane – The John Coltrane Documentary (Blu-Ray) ... DVD
Impulse, 2017. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A much-needed look at the life and legend of John Coltrane – easily one of the most important musicians of the 20th Century! The documentary explores the short but crucial musical journey of Coltrane – a span of jazz creativity that was less than two decades, but showed a growth that most other musicians never find in a lifetime – sounds and spirit that unlocked the way for so many others to follow over the years. The film features home movies, live performances, rare photos, and other unusual footage – and also features commentary by a diverse array of voices that include Kamasi Washington, Cornel West, Bill Clinton, and Common – among many others. This DVD edition adds in 43 minutes of bonus footage – with extended scenes, outtakes, and other material that didn't make the final film – and the whole thing runs for 158 minutes, with subtitles in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese. DVD
Also available Chasing Trane ... CD 13.99

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Caroline Shaw/Caleb Burhans/Timo Andres/John LutheThrive On Routine/In Nanus Tuas/Gustave Le Gray/Jahrzeit/In A Treeless Place Only Snow – ACME (CD & Blu-ray audio) ... CD
Sono Luminus, 2017. Used CD & Blu-ray surroun ... $4.99
... CD

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✨✧ VariousRockers – The Irie Box (deluxe edition – with DVD, Blu-Ray, poster, rolling papers, book, and more! ... LP
Island/MVD, 1978. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A beautiful box set tribute to the great soundtrack to Rockers – an important film from the Jamaican scene of the 70s, and one that offered up some really fantastic footage right from the streets of Kingston! The film was issued after the big fame of The Harder They Come – and while it never reached the heights of the Jimmy Cliff classic, it's maybe even more interesting overall – a lot less polished, in a way that also comes through in the music – which echoes the nature of the film with some of the sense of accident and collaboration that characterized the ever-fervent scene of the time. Titles include "We A Rockers" by Inner Circle, "Money Worries" by The Maytones, "Police & Thieves" by Junior Murvin, "Book Of Rules" by The Heptones, "Stepping Razor" by Peter Tosh, "Tenement Yard" by Jacob Miller, "Fade Away" by Junior Byles, "Rockers" by Bunny Wailer, "Slave Master" by Gregory Isaacs, "Dread Lion" by The Upsetters, "Graduation In Zion" by Kiddus I, "Jah No Dead" by Burning Spear, "Satta Massagana" by Third World, and "Natty Take Over" by Justin Hinds & The Dominos. This fantastic box includes the original album on tri-color vinyl, plus a deluxe Japanese photo book, the film on DVD and Blu-Ray, a poster, iron-on shirt decal, rolling papers, postcards, and original VHS box cover. LP, Vinyl record album
(Deluxe box set edition of the classic Reggae film and soundtrack includes colored vinyl, DVD, Blu-ray, book, and more!)

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✨✧ Sun RaSun Ra – A Joyful Noise (Blu Ray DVD) ... DVD
Mug Shot, 1980. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A well-done documentary of Sun Ra & The Arkestra – shot at the end of the 70s, with a huge amount of material collected from the Philadelphia scene, plus other east coast performances – all at a time when the group was working very far from the mainstream! Later in the 80s, Ra would finally get the global attention that was due – but at the the time of this late 70s footage, the Arkestra was very far from the spotlight – which makes the film as an important of an historical document of this period, as it does a representation of the group in performance. The set includes versions of "Astro Black", "Mister Mystery", "We Travel The Spaceways", "Along Came Ra/The Living Myth", and "Requiem For Trevor Johnson" – and this new version has been carefully restored and transferred to an HD format – with bonus audio extended full versions of performances in the film! DVD

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✨✧ Pink FloydEarly Years – 1965 to 1967 Cambridge St/ation (2CD/DVD/Blu-ray set) ... CD
Sony, Mid 60s. New Copy 2CD/DVD/Blu-ray ... Out Of Stock
A mindblowing contribution to the early catalog of Pink Floyd – served up here in a special series of CD/DVD combinations that bring together rare recordings, unusual mixes, different versions, live tracks, and some beautiful film performances too! This set focuses on the earliest years of the group – and features rare 1965 recordings of tracks that include "Butterfly", "I'm A King Bee", "Walk With Me Sydney", "Remember Me", "Double O Bo", and "Lucy Leave" – plus 2010 mixes of "Matilda Mother", "Jugband Blues", "Vegetable Man", and "In The Beechwoods" – as well as the cuts "Paint Box", "Apples & Oranges", and "Candy & A Currant Bun". CD 2 features an 8 track live concert, recorded in Stockholm in 1967 – plus nine versions of the song "John Latham", recorded in the studio. The DVD/Blu-Ray features rare early TV, promo videos, and performance – all from the early years. Comes in a cool book-styled package, with replicas of vintage materials too! CD

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✨✧ Pink FloydEarly Years – 1968 Germin/Ation (CD/DVD/Blu-ray set) ... CD
Sony, 1968. New Copy CD/DVD/Blu-ray ... Out Of Stock
A mindblowing contribution to the early catalog of Pink Floyd – served up here in a special series of CD/DVD combinations that bring together rare recordings, unusual mixes, different versions, live tracks, and some beautiful film performances too! This packages focuses on the instrumental year of 1968 – a time when the group was really growing – with tracks that include two different BBC sessions, with titles that include "Murderotic Woman", "The Massed Gadgets Of Hercules", "Let There Be More Light", "Point Me At The Sky", and "Embryo" – plus other tracks "Rogers Boogie (Capitol Studios version)", "Song 1 (Capitol Studios)", "Julia Dream", "It Would Be So Nice", and the single version of "Careful With That Axe Eugene". The DVD/Blu-Ray features great material – including performances on Tienerklanken in Brussels, and Paris performances a Bouton Rogue, Tous En Scene, and Samedi Et Compagnie. Also features very cool replica materials of items from the period! CD

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✨✧ Pink FloydEarly Years – 1969 Dramatis/Ation (2CD/DVD/Blu-ray set) ... CD
Sony, 1969. New Copy 2CD/DVD/Blu-ray ... Out Of Stock
A mindblowing contribution to the early catalog of Pink Floyd – served up here in a special series of CD/DVD combinations that bring together rare recordings, unusual mixes, different versions, live tracks, and some beautiful film performances too! There's loads of very cool, unique material here – five tracks that are alternates of material recorded for the More album, including "Seabirds", "More Blues", "Theme", and "Hollywood" – plus the track "Embryo", from a Harvest Records sampler – and four instrumental live tracks from the Paradiso in Amsterdam, plus five more from a BBC session in May! The first DVD/Blu-Ray disc features The Man & The Journey performed in Amsterdam, which is 76 minutes – and the other disc features performances from the London rehearsals for that performance, plus festival performances in Paris, Essen, and Belgium. Set also comes with cool replica memorabilia from the period! CD

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✨✧ Pink FloydEarly Years – 1970 Devi/Ation (2CD/2DVD/Blu-ray set) ... CD
Sony, 1970. New Copy 2CD/2DVD/Blu-ray ... Out Of Stock
A mindblowing contribution to the early catalog of Pink Floyd – served up here in a special series of CD/DVD combinations that bring together rare recordings, unusual mixes, different versions, live tracks, and some beautiful film performances too! There's a huge amount of special material here – including a full CD of unreleased tracks from the sessions for the Zabriskie Point soundtrack – as well as a long live take on "Atom Heart Mother", recorded in Montreux in 1970, and six tracks from a BBC Radio session in July – including "If", "Green Is The Color", "Careful With That Axe", and "Fat Old Sun" – performed with choir, cello, and brass! The 2 DVD/Blu-Ray discs feature great stuff too – a special An Hour With Pink Floyd program recorded by KQED in San Francisco, a performance at the Pop Deux Festival in St Tropez, and one more at the Show Roland Petit in Paris – plus strange material from the Blackhill's Garden Party in London. Also includes replica material of memorabilia from the period! CD

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✨✧ Pink FloydEarly Years – 1971 Reverber/Ation (CD/DVD/Blu-ray set) ... CD
Sony, 1971. New Copy CD/DVD/Blu-ray ... Out Of Stock
A mindblowing contribution to the early catalog of Pink Floyd – served up here in a special series of CD/DVD combinations that bring together rare recordings, unusual mixes, different versions, live tracks, and some beautiful film performances too! This package features some especially unusual material – including the long "Nothing Part 14" – plus a BBC Radio performance of "Embryo", "Echoes", "One Of These Days", and "Fat Old Sun". The DVD/Blu-Ray has some other very cool material – including an interview and performance from Aspekte in Germany – tracks recorded at Cinq Grands Sur La Deux in france, a performance and interview from Get To Know in Australia, the documentary 24 Hours Bootleg Records, animation for "One Of These Days", and a Review interview of Aubrey Powell and Storm Thorgerson on album cover art. Also features some bonus lower-quality "Atom Heart" material – and also includes replica material of memorabilia from the period! CD

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✨✧ Pink FloydEarly Years – 1972 Obfusc/Ation (2CD/DVD/Blu-ray set) ... CD
Sony, 1972. New Copy 2CD/DVD/Blu-ray ... Out Of Stock
A mindblowing contribution to the early catalog of Pink Floyd – served up here in a special series of CD/DVD combinations that bring together rare recordings, unusual mixes, different versions, live tracks, and some beautiful film performances too! This 1972 package features a full CD of Obscured By Clouds, presented in a completely new 2016 remix – as well as Live At Pompeii, again in a new 2016 stereo remix – plus an alternate take of "Careful With That Axe Eugene". DVD/Blu-Ray features footage from the recording session for Obscured By Clouds in France, Live At Pompeii with the newly remixed sound, a concert/news report from France Poitiers/Autour Du passage, the Roland Petit Pink Floyd Ballet from France, and two tracks performed at Brighton Dome in the UK. Also features cool bonus replica memorabilia too! CD

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✨✧ WhoLive In Hyde Park (2CD/DVD/Blu Ray set) ... CD
Eagle Vision/Universal, 2015. Used 2CD/DVD/Blu Ray ... Out Of Stock
... CD
(Packaged in a nice photobook. DVD is NTSC coded, Region 0. Blu Ray is A/B/C.)
 
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StokelyIntroducing Stokely ... CD
Blu Raffe/Concord, 2017. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Solo work from Stokely – a singer who hardly needs an introduction, given his well-known work with Mint Condition – but who also sounds quite nice here on his own! Stokley's got a tight, proud vibe to his sound – still the warmth that he brought to Mint Condition, but maybe also a bit more self-confidence, too – this instantly welcoming spirit that's set up here with a host of guest stars who include Robert Glasper, Estelle, Wale, Omi, and Ledisi. Some tracks are in more familiar R&B territory, but others take on a fresh crackle that shows that Stokely's clearly going to follow his own path – on titles that include "Art In Motion", "Hold My Breath", "Cross The Line", "Way Up", "Be With U", "Forecast", "Victoria", "Level", "Organic", "We/Me", and "Wheels Up". CD
(Punch through barcode.)
Also available Introducing Stokely ... CD 14.99

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StokelyIntroducing Stokely ... CD
Blu Raffe/Concord, 2017. New Copy ... $14.99
Solo work from Stokely – a singer who hardly needs an introduction, given his well-known work with Mint Condition – but who also sounds quite nice here on his own! Stokley's got a tight, proud vibe to his sound – still the warmth that he brought to Mint Condition, but maybe also a bit more self-confidence, too – this instantly welcoming spirit that's set up here with a host of guest stars who include Robert Glasper, Estelle, Wale, Omi, and Ledisi. Some tracks are in more familiar R&B territory, but others take on a fresh crackle that shows that Stokely's clearly going to follow his own path – on titles that include "Art In Motion", "Hold My Breath", "Cross The Line", "Way Up", "Be With U", "Forecast", "Victoria", "Level", "Organic", "We/Me", and "Wheels Up". CD
 
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Tyrone DavisEverything In Place (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1981. Used ... $19.99
Great work from Tyrone Davis' under-recognized years at Columbia Records – a wonderful set of mature modern soul numbers that really let the singer find a whole new groove! The whole thing's nicely free of any sort of commercial overtones – and instead, the album has Davis really spinning out this rich, warm groove – arranged throughout by James Mack, who brings in a perfect Chicago balance of soul and sophistication – elements that many of Tyrone's contemporaries cooked up in the past, but hardly did this well at the time! And Davis' vocals somehow seem better than ever – more expressive in more ways, but never overtone – really illustrating that path that deep soul took to the Windy City, while changing up its sound in the process. Titles include a remake of "Turn Back The Hands Of Time", plus "Just My Luck", "I Won't Let Go", "You're Heaven Sent", "You Made Me Beautiful", and "Let's Be Closer Together". CD
(Blu-spec CD2 pressing, includes obi.)
Also available Everything In Place (with bonus track) ... CD 11.99

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Emanon (Aloe Blacc & Exile)Dystopia (colored vinyl pressing – with bonus flexi-single) ... LP
Dirty Science, 2017. New Copy ... $13.99 19.98
The return of Aloe Blacc & Exile's duo project Emanon – a long-time, if infrequent underground partnership we've always dug – and it's all the more rewarding that they're keeping it going so strongly on an independent level even after Aloe's mainstream success! Aloe sings in Emanon, but lest we forget, his roots in independent hip hop are strong and true, and he's rhyming here with the hunger of an up-and-comer, and with a soulful, social and spiritual depth. Exile's timeless production is on point, too. Nice to have these guys back together! Includes "Make It Over", "Aloe Be Thy Name", "COCA", "Cashius King", "Shine Your Light, "Yesterday" feat Blu, "Death Is Fair", "Stalkers", "The END" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(LP comes with a bonus flexi single with the bonus track "So Different".)

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Joe FarrellOutback (Japanese pressing) ... CD
CTI/King (Japan), 1971. Used ... $9.99
A killer set from Joe Farrell – one of the 70s greatest reed players, and an always-exciting talent who was one of the first artists to really use the extended CTI format to break into a whole new level! The set's a drawn-out quintet side, with Chick Corea on electric piano, Buster Williams on bass, Elvin Jones on drums, and Airto on percussion. Farrell was playing with Jones at the time, and the album's got some of their strong choppy reed/percussion interplay – but with a sharpness and focus that you don't always hear on Elvin's records! Tracks are all long – and titles include "Outback", "Sound Down", "November 68th" and "Bleeding Orchid". CD
(Blu-Spec CD pressing!)

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GoblinVolo ... LP
Cinevox (Italy), 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99
An unusual early 80s project from Goblin – a return to their rock roots from the years before their soundtrack fame – but presented here in a style that's much more 80s overall! Vocals figure as strongly as keyboards here – sung in Italian by Mauro Lusini, but at a level that's clearly drawing a lot from some of the bigger British bands of the time – a catchy style that works well with the electric elements in the mix, with a surprisingly strong ear for a hook that we might not have expected from the spooky soundtrack material of the group! Titles include "Armonia", "Polvere Blu", "Agrodolce", "Fortuna", "Est", and "Punto Di Rottura". LP, Vinyl record album

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HeronTwice As Nice & Half The Price (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Dawn/Wasabi (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $19.99
The title's a reference to the double-length nature of the set – but it might also be taken as a reference to the group's sound, too – as Heron's got a slightly fuller approach than on their debut album! There's more electric instrumentation in the mix, and arrangements that have the band stepping out more strongly with some rockish inflections, even though the overall approach is still pretty darn folksy – and handled with that really unique, really personal style that makes the group one of the best of the Brit folk scene from the period. Titles include "Madman", "John Brown", "Miss Kiss", "Love 13", "Winter Harlequin", and "Big A". CD
(Blu-Spec CD pressing!)

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Freddie HubbardKeep Your Soul Together ... CD
CTI/King (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $13.99
Freddie Hubbard at the peak of his 70s powers – and one of his finest albums of the decade! The record follows strongly in the tone that Freddie set at CTI on his mighty Red Clay and Sky Dive sets – long, drawn out tracks – done with lots of electricity in the rhythms, and a very cosmic approach to the solos! The groove is funky, yet easygoing – open and never too uptight – and served up with great help from Hubert Laws on reeds, George Benson on guitar, and Ron Carter on bass! Titles include "Keep Your Soul Together", "Spirits Of Trane", "Destiny's Children", and "Brigitte". CD
(Blu-Spec CD pressing!)

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Freddie HubbardPolar AC ... CD
CTI/King (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... $13.99
Warm and wonderful work from Freddie Hubbard – a killer of an album recorded for CTI, and one of his most soulful efforts for the label! The album's got a bit more of a human heart than some of the more cosmic sessions Freddie cut at the time – a bit more contemplative and introspective, but no less open-minded and electrically charged. The assortment of players is all top-shelf – with Billy Cobham, Airto, Lennie White, George Cables, Hubert Laws, and George Benson all backing Freddie up on the set – and titles include a great take on "People Make the World Go Round", plus "Naturally", and "Son of Sky Dive", which grooves just like its papa! CD
(Blu-Spec CD pressing!)
Also available Polar AC ... CD 8.99

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Hideto KanaiConcierto De Aranjuez (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Think (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $26.99
Despite the "concierto" in the title, the album's a relatively stripped-down studio affair – a spacious set played by the quintet of Japanese bassist Hideto Kanai, with a lineup that features some especially great work on saxes! The tracks here are all quite long, and there's a bit freer jazz sound going on than many of the other 70s Three Blind Mice sessions – one that features very bold lines by Toshihiko Inoue on tenor and soprano sax, and Mikinori Fujiwara on alto and tenor. Kanai's bass work is often quite compelling too – way more than just a rhythmic pulse, and used in styles that evoke a wide variety of sounds. Other members of the group include Yoshito Osawa on piano and Michael Reznikoff on drums – and titles include "Silk Road", "Congratulations", "Concierto De Aranjuez", and "Mr Gabe". CD
(Blu Spec CD.)

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Naruyoshi KikuchiMobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt Original Soundtrack ... CD
Taboo/Sony (Japan), 2016. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(Includes obi, Blu Spec CD 2.)

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Michel LegrandBrian's Song – Themes & Variations (with bonus track) ... CD
Bell/Sony (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... $14.99
A wonderful little record from Michel Legrand – one of his best non-soundtrack albums of the time! The album is titled after the theme to the soppy film Brian's Song – but it's got a lot more to offer than that – and has Legrand performing versions of soundtrack numbers from a variety of films, using sweet 70s orchestrations in a manner that builds off his best 60s work – but also opens up the sound a bit more. There's a spacious feel here we really love – soaring strings over electric basslines, and lots of tight piano work from Legrand himself – and titles include "Picasso Summer", "Pieces of Dreams", "I Will Say Goodbye", and "Dis-Moi". Also includes the bonus track "It's Good To Be Alive". CD
(Blu-spec CD2 pressing!)

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Michel LegrandConcert Legrand ... CD
RCA/Sony (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $14.99
A haunting set from French soundtrack maestro Michel Legrand – an obscure album of orchestral tunes from the mid 70s, handled with a lot more strings than you'd usually hear in his work, but in a way that comes off sounding delightful! Legrand has a talent for making any kind of setting swing, and he certainly shows that in this set – a moodily concocted batch of tracks that fit perfectly with his best soundtrack work of the time. There's a slight bit of electricity in some of the tracks, and the album features solo work by Phil Woods on alto, Derek Watkins on trumpet, and Don Lusher on trombone. Titles include "Pieces Of Dreams", "Sweet Gingerbread Man", "Christine", "Wonder Where I'll Be Tomorrow", "The Saddest Thing Of All", and "Happy". CD
(Blu-spec CD2 pressing!)

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Michel LegrandTimes Of Your Life ... CD
RCA (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $14.99
A sweet American set from French maestro Michel Legrand – a record that mixes a bit of his soundtrack styles with the mellow jazz and funk groove of the 70s! Some of the tracks almost feel as if they could have been lifted from the Kudu Records catalog of the time – full charts, but with jazzy moments – and a warmly groovy take on familiar tunes, but done in a more soulful mode! Other cuts are maybe a bit more orchestral, but still feature some key solo reed moments, or some nice keyboard touches too. As with some of Legrand's other great work of the time, alto genius Phil Woods provides some great solos – and titles include "Rich Girl", "Feel Like Makin Love", "Sir Duke", "Laughter In The Rain", and "Lonely Nights". CD
(Blu-spec CD2 pressing!)

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David MatthewsDune ... CD
CTI/King (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the coolest, grooviest albums we've ever heard from arranger David Matthews – a set that draws inspiration from Frank Herbert's Dune, and sends Dave out into space with a whole bunch of sci fi-tinged funky numbers! Matthews has already had plenty of CTI arranging experience by the time of this set – but he really moves into some unusual space with the record – open, evocative tunes that really live up to their inspiration, but also have some of Dave's funky touches too. Matthews gets help from an all-star lineup of CTI players – including Grover Washington on reeds and Eric Gale on guitar – and titles include the massive funk track "Sandworms", plus "Song Of The Bene Gesserit", "Silent Running", "Arrakis", and "Space Oddity". CD
(Blu-Spec CD pressing!)

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Ennio Morricone & OthersEnnio Morricone Remixes Vol 1 ... CD
Compost (Germany), 2003. Used ... $2.99
A soundtrack for the 21st Century – original film tunes written and scored by il maestro Morricone, re-mixed and re-done by the Compost Records collective! Compost isn't normally as into the soundtrack bag as some of their other contemporaries on the European scene – which is why this project is even fresher than other remix projects of its type. Most of the artists here focus on the core elements of the tunes – going for the one time change, tonal passage, or light melody that makes the tune – then extrapolating that into a whole new work of their own design. Morricone's never sounded so contemporary, and the package is filled with new grooves that really change up the pace. Titles include "Ninna Nanna In Blu" by Raw Deal, "Amore Come Dolore" by Needs, "La Cugina" by Amalgamation Of Soundz, "Rivoluzione (con-fusion mix)" by Butti 49, "La Moda" by International Pony, "Il Buono Il Brutto Il Cattivo" by Swell Session, "Beat No 3" by Leroy Hanghofer, and "Le Foto Proibite Di Una Signora Per Bene" by Alex Attias. CD
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AK SalimPretty For The People ... LP
Savoy, 1957. Very Good- ... $29.99
A hip one from the great AK Salim – one of his rare sides cut for Savoy during the late 50s, a swirling batch of soulful jazz tracks, featuring an octet that includes Kenny Dorham on trumpet, Johnny Griffin on tenor, Pepper Adams on baritone sax, Wynton Kelly on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, Max Roach on drums, and Chino Pozo on congas. Salim has a real talent for taking a group like this and making them swing hard – kind of in the way that Slide Hampton did on his early 60s sides for Atlantic, and with a similar soulful bent – especially given the strong percussion work on the set. The soloists break out of the group strongly on the best cuts – and all tunes are over five minutes long, with ample solo space. Titles include "Blu Binsky", "RU12", "Shirley Ray", "Ba Lu Ee Du", and "Pretty For The People". LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing with deep groove and RVG stamp. Cover has seam splitting, and a split spine with tape remnants.)

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Kiyoshi TanakaBritish Rock Live In Japan (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Teichiku/Think (Japan), 1972. Used Gatefold ... $22.99
Don't think "British rock", think "electric jazz" – as the set features some long, jamming instrumental workouts that are more in a heavy fusion mode overall! The group's a quintet – led by drummer Kiyoshi Tanaka, and featuring organ, guitar, bass, and some very cool electronics too – used in ways that touch up the tunes nicely, and bring out some spacey currents in the music, especially during some of the few mellow moments! These guys are definitely influenced by the more progressive rock sounds of the period, but never feel the temptation to vocalize at all – and titles include "Echoes", "Jimi Hendrix Mad Song", and the long "Trip To West Coast From Britain" – with segments dedicated to Deep Purple, Atomic Rooster, Frank Zappa, Uriah Heep, and the Grateful Dead. CD
(Out of print, includes obi. Blu-spec CD pressing.)

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Billy TaylorUptown ... CD
Riverside, 1960. Used ... $13.99
A pretty great trio date from Billy Taylor – and somewhat overlooked, too! The group features Henry Grimes on bass and Ray Mosca on drums – and the set captures Billy in a perfect spot between his early work for Prestige, and some of his 60s mainstream material – heard here in a mode that's still got some nice soul jazz grit in the grooves. Titles include "Soul Sister", "Biddy's Beat", "La Petite Mambo", "Cu Blu", and "Warm Blue Stream". CD
(Out of print.)

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Fats TheusBlack Out ... CD
CTI/King (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... $13.99
Hard and heavy funky jazz from west coast tenorist Fats Theus – and one of the rarest albums on CTI! This one differs strongly from the label's smoother electric output – as it's got the rough n ready feel of a classic Prestige jazz funk session – lots more soul jazz grit around the edges than some of the more polished titles from Mr Creed Taylor! Fats is backed by an all star group that includes Hilton Felder on organ, Grant Green on guitar, Idris Muhammad on drums, and Chuck Rainey on bass – and it kind of sounds like Fats is playing an electric tenor, or a Varitone, which gives the set the feel of some of the Lou Donaldson funk albums on Blue Note! Cuts include "Black Out", "Bed Of Nails", "Stone Flower", and "Check It Out". CD
(Blu-Spec CD pressing!)

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VariousBest Of Pied Piper Days Vol 2 ... CD
Sony (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $23.99
Maybe an even cooler set than the first volume in the Pied Piper series – like that one, a wonderful batch of American sunshine pop-styled numbers from the late 60s and early 70s, brought together in tribute to the famous Pied Piper record store in Tokyo – but filled even more obscure, unusual tunes overall – in a way that has us hoping there will be lots more volumes to come! The music here is a bit hard to peg – kind of post-folk, pre-singer/songwriter – sometimes with pop production, but never overwhelmingly so – representing a move towards more sophisticated mainstream modes at the end of the 60s. CD features 24 tracks in all – and titles include "In The Name Of Love" by Estelle Levitt, "With You Girl" by The Arbors, "I'll Close My Eyes" by Gary Williams, "Something Big" by Mark Lindsay, "Never Throw Your Dreams Away" by Joanie Sommers, "Gotta Have Love" by Paul Varisco & The Milestones, "Wild World" by Bobby Scott, "Come On & Be My Love" by Kenny & Yvonne, "So Glad" by Alzo, "It's Alright" by Robey Falk & Bod, "Snow Queen" by The Association, "The Greatest Love" by Billy Joe Royal, "Nobody At All" by The Groop, and "Sunrise Highway" by Peter Anders. CD
(Blu-spec CD 2 pressing!)

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✨✧ Jeremy SteigFirefly ... CD
CTI/King (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A rare CTI entry from funky flute master Jeremy Steig – a musician whose style is a great fit for the label! There's more of an electric vibe here than on Steig's earlier records – but that creates a nice current of soul that really helps things take off in a nicely different way. The record features Steig's funky flute in front of some larger arrangements by David Matthews – and the style of the record is a blend of CTI electric and some of the choppier bits of earlier Steig albums, blended with some mellow soul lead vocals on three tracks by Googie Coppola – who sings in a manner that's almost like Minnie Riperton! Tracks include the funky groover "Hopscotch", plus the nice soul tracks "Firefly", "Living Inside Your Love", and "Everything Is Coming To The Light". CD
(Blu-Spec Cd pressing!)
Also available Firefly ... LP 11.99
 
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✨✧ VariousRain Don't Fall On Me – Country Blues 1927 to 1952 ... LP
Mississippi, Late 20s/1930s/1940s/Early 50s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Compilation of rare country blues & gospel – from as far back as the prewar late 20s and up to the early 50s – beautiful stuff that sounds great on this vinyl compilation on Mississippi! Includes numbers by Gary Davis, Sam Hopkins, Bukka White, Willie Me Williams, Sonny Boy & His Pals, Eddie Head, Memphis Minnie, Willie Johnson and more. 14 tracks: "You Got To Go Down" by Gary Davis, "Needed Time" by Sam Hopkins, "The Rain Don't Fall On Me" by Willie Johnson, "Levee Camp Moan" by Texas Alexander, "You're Going To Leave The Old Home Jim" by Lulu Jackson, "One Way Gal" by William Moore and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousRock & Roll Music – The Songs Of Chuck Berry ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 50s/1960s/1970s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Chuck Berry may have been a hell of a hitmaker on his own – but he also helped lots of other folks hit the heights, too – thanks to the fantastic songs he penned over the years! Berry's original versions are the stuff of early rock and roll gold – but the tunes here take off in all sorts of directions – from rockabilly to country, garage, psych, soul, and even a bit of folk as well – served up by a surprisingly large amount of artists you might not never associate with Chuck's music! The package is definitely one of the most striking in the "songwriter" series from Ace Records – and like the others, it's done with a similar sort of depth – including notes on all the many unusual records included in the collection. Titles include "Roll Over Beethoven" by Helen Dixon, "Around & Around" by Swinging Blue Jeans, "Nadine" by The Bunch, "I'm Talking About You" by The Remains, "Oh Baby Doll" by The Pretty Things, "Come On" by Ian Gomm, "Memphis" by Don Covay, "You Never Can Tell" by John Prine, "The Promised Land" by Dave Edmunds, "Beautiful Delilah" by The Count Bishops, "Back In The USA" by MC5, "You Can't Catch Me" by Sleepy LaBeef, "Sweet Little Sixteen" by The Hollies, "Almost Grown" by Syndicate Of Sound, "Too Much Monkey Business" by Elvis Presley, and "No Money Down" by John Hammond. CD

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✨✧ VariousRockin The Groove – When Groove Was More Than Just A Habit ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Mid 50s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A massive amount of great groovers from the Groove Records subsidiary of RCA in the 50s – home to a hotbed of R&B, early soul, and other killer cuts from the postwar underground of the 45 rpm single! Nobody's ever dug so deeply into the Groove catalog before – and Bear Family have done a wonderful job of unearthing rare nuggets we've never heard before, and mixing them with other Groove gems that are still mostly on the obscure side of the 50s R&B spectrum – all to make a killer assortment that has plenty of greatness to offer, even if you've already got lots of jump blues and R&B in your collection! The music is as lively as the look of the package – and the booklet features over 60 pages of track by track notes on the selections – 35 titles that include "Charmaine" by Frank Brunson, "Big Foot Mammy" by Paul Williams, "Where Is Joe" by Emmett Hobson, "Doo Ba Dee" by Maymie Watts, "Shake Till I'm Shook" by Beverly Wright, "Love Ya Like Crazy" by Chris Powell & The Blue Flames, "A Little Boy's Dream" by George Benson, "Bye By Baby" by Clayton Love, "Hoodoo" by Roy Gaines, "Right Now" by Zilla Mays, and "My Head Goes Round" by Oscar Black. CD

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✨✧ VariousSing It High Sing It Low – Tumbleweed Records 1971 to 1973 ... CD
Tumbleweed/Light In The Attic, Early 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Really special sounds from a short-lived label – Tumbleweed Records, a company that was conceived in LA, and born in early 70s Denver – perfectly suited to focus on the hipper strands of singer/songwriter material of the time! The vibe here is a bit like the best work on the early Asylum Records, with maybe more of the diversity of Blue Thumb – and, like both of those special imprints, there's an above-the-usual level of quality going on here – great songwriting, understated production, and artists who really feel free to do their thing in the best way possible! Many of the tracks have kind of a homespun vibe, but top-shelf presentation – tight, but never slick – and the occasional twang really brings the right sort of humanity from time to time. Titles include "Turn Of The Century" and "Abyss" by Robb Kunkel, "Colorado" and "Hick" by Danny Holien, "Rosewood Bitters" by Michael Stanley, "Sweet As Spring" and "Do On My Feet" by Dewey Terry, "Late Letter" by Pete McCabe, "Plain Talk" by Arthur Gee, and "Sunday Sherry" by Arthur Gee Whizz Band. CD

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✨✧ VariousSing It High Sing It Low – Tumbleweed Records 1971 to 1973 ... LP
Tumbleweed/Light In The Attic, Early 70s. New Copy Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Really special sounds from a short-lived label – Tumbleweed Records, a company that was conceived in LA, and born in early 70s Denver – perfectly suited to focus on the hipper strands of singer/songwriter material of the time! The vibe here is a bit like the best work on the early Asylum Records, with maybe more of the diversity of Blue Thumb – and, like both of those special imprints, there's an above-the-usual level of quality going on here – great songwriting, understated production, and artists who really feel free to do their thing in the best way possible! Many of the tracks have kind of a homespun vibe, but top-shelf presentation – tight, but never slick – and the occasional twang really brings the right sort of humanity from time to time. Titles include "Turn Of The Century" and "Abyss" by Robb Kunkel, "Colorado" and "Hick" by Danny Holien, "Rosewood Bitters" by Michael Stanley, "Sweet As Spring" and "Do On My Feet" by Dewey Terry, "Late Letter" by Pete McCabe, "Plain Talk" by Arthur Gee, and "Sunday Sherry" by Arthur Gee Whizz Band. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousTruckers, Kickers, Cowboy Angels – The Blissed-Out Birth Of Country Rock Vol 2 – 1969 ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), 1969. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
An amazing second chapter to this wonderful series – and like the first, a perfectly-chosen batch of tracks that shows the return of country styles to rock music at the end of the 60s! Most of the artists here are those of the LA scene – who had a surprisingly strong respect for the sounds of Bakersfield and Nashville – but the set also includes some other artists who really fit into the mix well – almost all of them big names of the time, or of later years – but working here in a sound that's still very fresh, and free from all the cliches that crept into country rock in the 70s! Bear Family really took a lot of care with the whole thing – and the set features over 50 pages of notes, telling the track-by-track tale of country rock from 1969 – a set of 23 titles that includes "Level With Your Sense" by The Corvettes, "Sin City" by The Flying Burrito Brothers, "Texas Me" by Sir Douglas Quintet, "Drug Store Truck Driving Man" by The Byrds, "Up On Cripple Creek" by The Band, "Make Me Smile" by Poco, "We Need A Whole Lot More Jesus" by Linda Ronstadt, "Ruby" by The First Edition, "I'm Movin On" by Elvis Presley, "Vaccination For The Blues" by The Sanland Brothers, and "Who's Gonna Mow Your Grass" by Buck Owens. CD

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✨✧ VariousWhere Southern Soul Began Vol 3 – 1957-1963 – History Of Soul ... CD
History Of Soul (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. Used 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
An excellent look at the sounds that gave birth to southern soul – that blend of blues, R&B, gospel, and other righteous sounds that were brewing below the Mason-Dixon line at the end of the 50s – which later rose to tremendous fame on labels like Stax and Atlantic! The tracks here are mostly from before a time when those labels focused on the music, though – and include a huge number of obscure singles we'd never heard before – all packaged with lavish notes on the music and full color images – clearly showing a lot more care to the presentation than you'd usually get for a collection of this nature. There's a whopping 55 titles in the set – and tracks include "The Wash" by The Varios, "Baby Come & Get It" by The Adorables, "Velma" by Roland Dice, "Everybody's Talking" by Bob & Peggy, "I'll Have To Let You Go" by Sally Stanley, "Goodbye My Love" by Oscar Perry, "I'm Cally My Baby" by Gene Vell, "Baby It's True Love" by Roscoe Shelton, "Why Not Give Me A Chance" by Jackie Verdell, "Keep On Trying" by Guitar Ray, "Bad Boy" by Fontella Bass, "Wait A Minute" by Barbara Stephens, and "Please Wait" by Charles James. CD

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✨✧ VariousWindy City Blues – The Transition – 1935 to 1953 ... LP
Nighthawk, Late 30s/1940s/Early 50s. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Pivotal years of the Chicago blues scene – a time when the city was moving from rural influences to electric modes! That great span of work is presented here beautifully – in a set of tracks that begins in the mid 30s and end in the mid 50s – tracing an evolution that would not only go on to transform the music, but also have a huge impact on other styles for decades to come! The set features a 16 tracks in all – including "Please Don't" by Johnny Shines, "Fishin Blues" by Tony Hollins, "Down Behind The Rise"by Guitar Pete Franklin, "Black Spider Blues" and "Dust My Broom" by Robert Lockwood, "Sunnyland" by Sonny Boy Williamson, "Prowlin Nighthawk" by Robert Lee McCoy, "Easy Ridin Mama" by Washboard Sam, and "Sweet To Mama" by State Street Boys. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Windy City Blues – The Transition – 1935 to 1953 (with bonus tracks) ... CD 11.99

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Olli AhvenlahtiBased On A Novel (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Ponsi/Svart (Finland), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99
An excellent session of breezy jazz from Finland – and one of the most obscure albums from fusion legend Olli Ahvenlahti! Olli's playing acoustic piano here, and the vibe is more acoustic than some of his work from the 70s – but in a really great way, as Juhani Aaltonen serves up lots of wonderful work on flute, making a shift from the fusion years on the European scene to some of the return to modal and Brazilian influences that were especially strong on the German scene in the early 80s. Markku Johansson also gets in some warm lines on flugelhorn, and the rest of the quintet features rock-solid work from Pekka Sarmanto on bass and Esko Rosnell on drums. The flute's the real killer, though – coming across with a jazzy lyricism that's brilliant – and maybe even more striking than on some of Aaltonen's own records. Titles include "Chorale", "Nelli's Snowballsong", "Based On A Novel", "Blues In The Country", "Ballata", and "Memories". LP, Vinyl record album

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Toshiko AkioshiLast Live In Blue Note Tokyo ... CD
Wounded Bird, 2004. Used ... $9.99
A sweet Japanese set from Toshiko Akioshi – recorded at the Blue Note in Tokyo, with a group that really replicates the sound of her big band from the 70s! Key partner from those years – Lew Tabackin – is in the group playing loads of great tenor and flute solos – and other players include a range of younger Americans, including Jim Rotondi on trumpet and Jim Snidero on alto and flute – all working in that great Akioshi/Tabackin formation – tight head arrangements, but lots of room to soar out on solos on the longer tracks! Terumasa Hino also guests a bit on trumpet – and titles include "Hirohiko's Delight", "The Village", "Lady Liberty", "Unrequited Love", and "Hope". CD
(Out of print.)

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Manny AlbamJazz Goes To The Movies ... LP
Impulse, 1962. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $18.99
Swinging jazz versions of "Exodus", "Paris Blues", "La Dolce Vita", "Majority Of One", "El Cid", "Slowly", and others. LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black label mono A-19 pressing.)

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Manny AlbamManny Albam's Jazz Greats Of Our Time – Complete Recordings ... CD
Decca/Lonehill (Spain), 1957/1958. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
A great collection of a unique showcase in 50s jazz – large group recordings by arranger Manny Albam, done to showcase some of the best players of the time from both the New York and LA scenes! The sessions were originally recorded for Decca – with volume 1 featuring mostly players from New York, and volume 2 featuring the cream of the crop of the west coast scene. The format was simple – in that Albam would pen arrangements for longish tracks that brought together the whole ensemble – then allowed plenty of space for players to break out in well-crafted solos. Artists include Art Farmer, Harry Edison, Conte Candoli, Bob Brookmeyer, Phil Woods, Zoot Sims, Bill Holman, Gerry Mulligan, Charlie Mariano, Milt Hinton, Lou Levy, Hank Jones, and Pepper Adams – and tracks include "See Here Miss Bromley", "Poor Dr Millmoss", "Blues From Neither Coast", "Home Brew", "Little Eye Opener", "Blues Over Easy (parts 1 & 2)", and "Afterthoughts". 2CD set features 20 tracks in all – seemingly a lot more than on the original albums! CD

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Lola AlbrightDreamsville ... LP
Columbia, Late 50s. Very Good ... $19.99
A really unique session of vocal jazz – and one of the few ever directed by Henry Mancini! Lola was best known for her work on TV in the show Peter Gunn, but despite her cheesecake looks, she's actually a pretty nice singer – with a dusky, late nite sort of sound that's perfect for the Mancini backings on the set. The album features a fair number of original Mancini tunes – all in the moody mellow mode as the more famous "Dreamsville" title track – and Lola burns in a nice smokey tone, on tracks that include "Sorta Blue", "It's Always You", "Soft Sounds", "Slow & Easy", "We Kiss In A Shadow", "Two Sleepy People", and "Brief & Breezy". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has some wear.)

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Monty AlexanderMontreux Alexander – Live! At The Montreux Festival (30th Anniversary Edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
MPS (Germany), 1976. Used ... $14.99
A stone classic from pianist Monty Alexander – a live date recorded for MPS in the mid 70s, and a set with even more fire than his studio sides for the label! The sound here is quite freewheeling at times – not funky, but in a very romping, gutbuckety mode that marks Alexander as a clear heir to Oscar Peterson in such a setting – but one who's also possibly bringing a bit more groove to the table! Rhythm is from John Clayton on bass and Jeff Hamilton on drums – who are perfect accompanists for Monty's nicely rolling style on the keys! Titles include "Drown In My Own Tears", "Feelings", "Work Song", "Nite Mist Blues", and "Satin Doll". CD features 3 bonus tracks – "Monetevideo", "That's The Way It Is", and "You Make Me Feel Brand New" CD
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Allman BrothersBrothers & Sisters ... LP
Capricorn, 1973. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $14.99
The Allman Brothers at their best – and a key 70s set that may well have the group working at their peak! All their best southern roots are firmly tied together here – not just the country-touched approach to rock that was the group's calling card, but also their ties to some of the Georgia soul scene as well – an element that really surfaces in some of the album's piano lines and rhythms, which really help underscore the depth of the tunes – and give the group a solid footing that's stronger than some of their more cliched contemporaries. These tunes hold up wonderfully over the years – and have a visionary approach that almost sparkles even more strongly here in the 21st Century than when we first started digging their sounds on radio back in the 70s. Titles include "Southbound", "Jessica", "Pony Boy", "Wasted Words", "Ramblin Man", "Come & Go Blues", and "Jelly Jelly". LP, Vinyl record album

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Herb Alpert & The Tijuana BrassSRO ... CD
A&M/Shout Factory, 1966. Used ... $9.99
A standing room ovation in the A&M Studios – certainly the kind of reception we'd imagine Herb would get during these glory years of his career! The set's one of the most no-nonsense Tijuana Brass sessions of the 60s – a tightly crafted album that has a bit more jazz than usual sneaking in on some of the tunes, but still enough of that snapping, punchy rhythmic approach that makes Herb and the group so great! As usual, the fluidity here is the strongest point – as the A&M touch takes a sound that should be hokey, and flips it into something really really groovy through warm use of compression in the studio. Titles include "Blue Sunday", "Bean Bag", "Work Song", "Our Day Will Come", "Mexican Road Race", and "Freight Train Joe". CD
(Out of print signature series edition.)

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Albert AmmonsKing Of Boogie Woogie ... LP
Blues Classics, 1940s. Very Good+ ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Gene AmmonsBig Sound ... LP
Prestige, Mid 50s. Very Good- ... $7.99
Classic Jug, playing in a laidback open-ended blowing session, with other strong Prestige players – like Coltrane, Jerome Richardson, Paul Quinichette, Art Taylor, and Mal Waldron, who always seems to be the driving force between most Prestige sides like this. The album has only 4 tracks, and they're all long and nice and soulful. The titles are "Blue Hymn", "The Real McCoy", "Cheek To Cheek", and "That's All". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has brown tape holding all seams, and a stain with some flaking at the bottom.)

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Gene AmmonsBig Sound (Groove Blues/Big Sound) ... LP
Prestige, 1958. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
A nice 2LP set that collects material recorded on January 3, 1958 – originally issued as 2 separate LPs, The Big Sound and Groove Blues, but collected here together in its entirety, along with a good set of notes! The album's classic Ammons, playing in a laidback open-ended blowing session, with other strong Prestige players – like Coltrane, Jerome Richardson, Paul Quinichette, Art Taylor, and Mal Waldron, who always seems to be the driving force between most Prestige sides like this. Titles include "Groove Blues", "Jug Handle", "Cheek To Cheek", "Blue Hymn", "The Real McCoy", and "That's All". LP, Vinyl record album
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Gene AmmonsBlue Gene ... CD
Prestige, 1958. Used ... $4.99
Way more than just an album with Gene Ammons as a leader – and instead, a set that truly earns the "all stars" listed on the cover – thanks to a great array of supporting players, and a very loose, open-ended jam session style that lets everyone get in plenty of solo space! Ammons' tenor is tremendous, but he's also a great collaborator here, too – working with Idrees Suliman on trumpet, Pepper Adams on baritone, Mal Waldron on piano, Art Taylor on drums, Doug Watkins on bass, and Ray Barretto on conga – in a mode that's maybe slightly tighter than some of the blowing sessions Prestige was doing at the time, but which still has that key longform creative energy that made the hardbop generation so great. Titles include "Blue Gene", "Scamperin", "Blue Greens n Beans", and "Hip Tip" – and all tracks are long, with plenty of focus on solos! CD
 
 
 



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