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✨✧ BB KingFrom The Beginning ... LP
Kent, 1950s/1960s. Very Good+ 2LP ... $14.99
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BB KingIncredible Soul Of B.B. King ... LP
Kent, Early 60s. Very Good- Gatefold ... $9.99
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(Vinyl has a mark that clicks on Side 2.)

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BB KingIncredible Soul Of B.B. King ... LP
Kent, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Lots of early classics from BB King – including "I've Got Papers On You Baby", "My Silent Prayer", "Sweet Thing", "Treat Me Right", "I Love You So", "Come By Here", and "Tomorrow Is Another Day". LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing.)

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✨✧ BB KingIndianola Mississippi Seeds ... LP
ABC, 1970. Very Good Gatefold ... $11.99
BB King hips up his groove a bit here – picking up some of the crossover soul and rock touches used by contemporaries over at Chess/Cadet, and expanding his sound with a range of guests that include Leon Russell, Joe Walsh, and Carole King! Despite the presence of these bigger names, the set's very much in BB's own spirit – mostly focused on his vocals and guitar work, and still mostly including original compositions. A few tunes get nice and funky on the rhythms, although still very much in a blues-based way – and Jimmie Haskell contributes a few larger arrangements from time to time. Titles include "King's Special", "Until I'm Dead & Cold", "You're Still My Woman", "Hummingbird", "Go Underground", and "Chains & Things". LP, Vinyl record album

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BB KingJungle ... LP
Kent, Mid 60s. Very Good- ... $11.99
One of the standout classics from BB King's legendary run at Kent – a classic 60s LP with a cool little cover to boot! Arrangements on the set are by Maxwell Davis, but the overall sound is still plenty gritty – raw, rootsy electric blues with a definite Memphis influence, and a bit of a Chicago 60s twist. Titles include "Beautician Blues", "The Jungle", "5 Long Years", "Eyesight To The Blind", "Blue Shadows", "The Worst Thing In My Life", "Blues Stay Away", "Got Em Bad", and "It's A Mean World". LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label pressing. Cover has a half split top seam.)

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BB KingLive & Well ... LP
Bluesway/ABC, 1969. Very Good- Gatefold ... $6.99
BB King not just live, but well-recorded in the studio too – in this classic ABC set that showcases both sides of his talents! Side one is the live set – and it's arguably better than any of the previous other concert recordings he did for the label – with a tighter, moodier feel that's almost more small club – with backing from a combo that features Charlie Boles on Hammond, Patrick Williams on trumpet, and Lee Gatling on tenor. Live titles include "Just A Little Love", "Sweet Little Angel", "Don't Answer The Door", and "Please Accept My Love". Side two is studio material, with some mighty sweet arrangements by Johnny Pate that almost bring a bit of funk into the mix at times – particularly on the drums which really groove things along! Herbe Lovelle handles the drum kit, and overall things are leaner than any previous Pate work with King – nice and raw, on cuts that include "I Want You So Bad", "Friends", "Get Off My Back Woman", and "Why I Sing The Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some moderate wear.)

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BB KingLucille ... LP
Bluesway, 1968. Good+ Gatefold ... $11.99
One of the first records to feature BB King's famous guitar, Lucille, in the spotlight – an instrument he'd played for years, but which took on legendary status over the decades! The guitar's handled perfectly here by King – with a tone that still holds on to all the gritty edges of his early years, but which is also captured beautifully in the studio with top-shelf production – loud and clear, but never as commercial as on later records. The whole thing's wonderfully free of hoke – the material that made King a much-deserved star in the 60s – and the record features backing from Maxwell Davis on Hammond and Lloyd Glenn on piano. Titles include "Watch Yourself", "Lucille", "I Need Your Love", "Country Girl", and "You Move Me So". LP, Vinyl record album
(ABC pressing. Cover has wear, with split top & bottom seams.)

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✨✧ BB KingOne Nighter Blues ... LP
Kent/Ace (UK), Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $18.99
Stunning early work from BB King – including a number of unreleased tracks! LP, Vinyl record album

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BB KingRock Me Baby ... LP
Kent/Ace (UK), Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $18.99
A great UK collection of early Kent Records material by the great BB King – with titles that include "Blue Shadows", "The Jungle", "Five Long Years", "Blues Stay Away", "I Stay In The Mood", "Got Em Bad", "I Can Hear My Name", and "It's A Mean World". LP, Vinyl record album

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BB KingTo Know You Is To Love You ... LP
ABC/MCA, 1973. Very Good+ ... $7.99
A set that has BB King teaming up with southern soul maestro Dave Crawford – an arranger/producer who helps BB find a whole new groove! Crawford's approach is wonderfully warm and soulful – almost a Hi Records sort of take on the music, which brings King's traditional blues into much fresher territory – an update of older Memphis modes, with a really great sound for the 70s. In addition to The Memphis Horns, there's also a bit of Philly help on the record too – thanks to Vince Montana's vibes, Norman Harris' guitar, Ron Kersey's keyboards, and Ronnie Baker's bass. Stevie Wonder makes a brief guest appearance on keyboards too – and titles include "Oh To Me", "Love", "Respect Yourself", "I Like To Live The Love", "Who Are You", "I Can't Leave", and "Thank You For Loving The Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Bobby Bland & BB KingTogether Again – Live ... LP
MCA, 1976. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Titles include "Let The Good Times Roll", and lots of medley numbers of classic blues! LP, Vinyl record album
(Later pressing with barcode.)
Also available Together Again – Live ... CD 3.99

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✨✧ BB KingBB King Now Appearing At Ole Miss ... LP
MCA, 1980. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Cover has light wear & some notes in pen on the back.)

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✨✧ BB KingFriends ... LP
ABC, 1974. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Cover has a split spine.)

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✨✧ BB KingLA Midnight ... LP
ABC, 1972. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
BB King brings in a sweet dose of jazz to his work – just a touch of the funkier backings that some of his electric contemporaries were getting at the time – maybe not as hard-wailing as some of the Chess funky blues records, but definitely somewhere in that direction! Players on the date include Mel Brown and Jesse Davis on guitars, Bobby Bryant on trumpet, Red Holloway on tenor, Plas Johnson on baritone, Clifford Coulter and Victor Feldman on piano, and the great Earl Palmer on drums. Titles include "Help The Poor", "Can't You Hear Me Talking To You", "Midnight", "I Got Some Help I Don't Need", "I've Been Blue Too Long", "Lucille's Granny, and "Can't You Hear Me Talking To You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole, some wear, and a name in pen.)

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✨✧ BB KingMidnight Believer ... LP
ABC, 1978. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the most tightly-produced of BB King's albums for MCA, but a set that's still filled with undeniable charm – and which really shows King more than able to step up to some well-deserved superstardom! There's a bit of an LA finish to the backings, but things are never too smooth – and BB's vocals and guitar both really shine in this setting – with inflections and edges that are just wonderful throughout! The balance is great – that rare ability that MCA had to serve up such records at the time – and titles include "A World Full Of Strangers", "Midnight Believer", "Never Make A Move Too Soon", "Hold On", "I Just Can't Leave Your Love Alone", and "When It All Comes Down". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some wear.)

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✨✧ BB KingBB King Sings Spirituals ... LP
Crown, Early 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
An unusual album of bluesy spirituals from BB King – with titles that include "Save A Seat For Me", "I Never Heard A Man", "I Am Willing To Run All The Way", "Servan't Prayer", and "I'm Working On The Building". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has a bit of splitting on the spine.)

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✨✧ BB KingBest Of BB King ... LP
ABC, 1960s/1970s. Used ... Out Of Stock
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(80s MCA pressing.)
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✨✧ Jimmy Smith & OthersNewport In New York 72 – Vol 5 – The Jimmy Smith Jam ... LP
Cobblestone, 1972. Very Good ... $3.99
Definitely a Jimmy Smith jam session – as each side of the record features one long track, with Smith on Hammond, plus Clark Terry and Joe Newman on trumpets, Illinois Jacquet and Zoot Sims on tenor, and Kenny Burrell and BB King on guitars! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousBlues Guitar Blasters ... LP
Ace (UK), Late 50s/1960s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $18.99
A great collection – as much R&B as it is blues – with work from T Bone Walker, Pee Wee Crayton, Guitar Slim, Ike Turner, Johnny Guitar Watson, Albert King, Jimmy Nolan, Lowell Fulson, BB King, Lafayette Thomas, and others! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousNewport In New York '72 – The Soul Sessions Vol 6 ... LP
Cobblestone, 1972. Used ... Out Of Stock
Hip live material – featuring work by Roberta Flack, BB King, Curtis Mayfield, LesMcCann, Billy Eckstine, and Herbie Mann! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)
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AlemaoLonge Dos Olhos, Perto Do Coracao ... LP
Som Da Gente (Brazil), 1981. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $19.99
Light and breezy Brazilian fusion from the 80s – very much in the spirit of some of the best work on the Som Da Gente label at the time, and featuring overdubbed guitar parts by Alemao. The overall style has the guitars intertwining over spare percussion rhythms – making for a mostly guitar-based approach that creates a cool jazzy style. Titles include "Quase Inocente", "Poco Da Panela", "Sereia Santa", "Litorina", "Lado Muro", "China Buena De Garupa", and "Piranha". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Kenny Barron, Charles Earland, Rodney Franklin, etOne Night Stand – A Keyboard Event ... LP
Columbia, 1981. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $3.99
A great showcase for all the hip keyboardists working at Columbia Records at the time – Kenny Barron, Charles Earland, Rodney Franklin, George Duke, Herbie Hancock, Bob James, and Ramsey Lewis – plus appearances by Bobby Hutcherson and Arthur Blythe! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear & a promo stamp.)

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Count BasieKing Of Swing (aka Dance Session Vol 1) ... LP
Clef, 1953. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A repackaged version of material from Count Basie's excellent Dance Session albums for Verve – no-nonsense albums that really get at the high-grooving side of the group, and which feature the kind of compelling and catchy tunes that always made them a favorite on the dancefloor! The Count manages to play a bit of organ on the session, in the tone that we really like at the time – and arrangements are by Ernie Wilkins, Neal Hefti, Johnny Mandel, and Frank Wess – on tracks that include "Straight Life", "Soft Drink", "Cherry Point, "Plymouth Rock", "Slow But Sure", "Two For The Blues", and "Bubbles". LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing.)

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✨✧ BeatlesRubber Soul ... LP
Capitol, 1965. Very Good ... $14.99
A landmark leaping-off point for The Beatles – and a record that really paved the way for countless new ideas to come! The mix of catchy pop and freer ideas here is really wonderful – tunes that introduce a whole new mature world in mainstream music – yet manage to have all the catchy complexity of the earlier years too. Production, songwriting, and delivery is superb – and titles include "Norwegian Wood", "Think For Yourself", "The Word", "Girl", "I'm Looking Through You", and "Run For Your Life"". LP, Vinyl record album
(Apple pressing. Cover has some ringwear and a small name in pen on back.)

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Tony Bennett/Bill EvansTony Bennett/Bill Evans Album ... LP
Fantasy, 1975. Near Mint- ... $9.99
If you've ever doubted the real jazz sensibility of Tony Bennett, then this is an album to change your mind – because Tony's working here in a marvelously unadorned setting – with only the piano of Bill Evans to back him up! The record's a rare gem from years after Bennett was cracking the pop charts, but was willing to pull back to the jazz of his roots – and the session's equally rare for Evans, who rarely worked with vocalists at this point in his career. The simplicity of the album is its strength – and together, the pair really sound tremendous – slightly faltering at times, but in a way that exposes a sense of humanity you might not find in other records, especially those by Bennett. Titles include "When In Rome", "Some Other Time", "The Touch Of Your Lips", "My Foolish Heart", "Waltz For Debby", and "Young & Foolish". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Tony Bennett Bill Evans Album (expanded edition) ... CD 5.99

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George BensonGiblet Gravy ... LP
Verve, 1967. Very Good+ ... $16.99
Very groovy work from guitarist George Benson – and a set that really helped him make the transition from small group soul jazz to some of his more ambitious work to come! The album's still quite soulful and a bit funky at times – but it also features larger arrangements from the great Tom McIntosh – cast in a blend of modern rhythms, shades, and colors that really help open up Benson's sound. The approach is similar to that McIntosh was using with Bobby Timmons and Jack McDuff at the same time – tight backings, but still with plenty of room for the lead soloist – and Benson's got a great affinity for this sort of album. The tracks are a nice mix of originals and pop items – with cuts like "Sunny", "Thunder Walk", "Walk On By", "Giblet Gravy", and "Sack Of Woe". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole & some light wear.)

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Art BlakeyGolden Boy ... LP
Colpix, 1963. Very Good ... $14.99
An obscure Jazz Messengers session – but a great one! The album is ostensibly a set of jazz versions of tunes from the musical Golden Boy, and the group this time is a larger one than usual – a total of 10 players, led by Blakey – and playing beautifully over arrangements from Wayne Shorter, Curtis Fuller, and Cedar Walton! The style's not any sort of clunky "jazz meets Broadway" mode, though – as the care taken by the artists involved help elevate the tunes, and the performance, to a whole new soulful level – hardly what you'd expect! The group features trumpet work from Lee Morgan and Freddie Hubbard, tenor from Wayne Shorter, alto from James Spaulding, trombone from Curtis Fuller, baritone from Charles Davis, piano from Cedar Walton, and bass from Reggie Workman – all very hip cats, working here with the same sort of large group textures you might hear on Freddie Hubbard's Body & Soul album from the same time, mixed with some more traditionally Blakey-led moments. Titles include "Yes I Can", "Theme From Golden Boy", "Lorna's Here", "This is The Life", and "There's A Party". LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl and cover are nice and clean! Cover has a small name on the back.)

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Bobby BlandSpotlighting The Man ... LP
Duke, 1967. Very Good ... $29.99
Fantastic stuff, like all of Bobby's early Duke albums, and a breathtaking mix of soul and R&B, with some nice jazzy touches in the arrangements. Tracks include "Wouldn't You Rather Have Me", "Ask Me Nothin' About The Blues", "Gotta Get To Know You", and "You Ought To Be Ashamed". Great stuff, and Bobby's voice is wonderful! LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label stereo pressing. Cover has a name in pen.)

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BlondieAutoamerican ... LP
Chrysalis, 1980. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Out of New York rock and roll ideas, Debbie Harry decides to pilfer the subcultures to make her sound a bit more interesting! Fortunately for us, she got some help from guitar maestro Chris Stein on the track "Rapture" – and Stein's real interest in the music gave it a stone old school groove that's held up pretty well over the years! More famously, Harry went for a bit of reggae on the track "The Tide Is High" – taking Duke Reid's original, and turning it into a global hit! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Blue MagicMystic Dragons ... LP
Atco, 1976. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Blue Magic getting a bit bolder than before – adding in some heavier funk that takes them past the mellow moments of their earliest years – yet still serving up some great harmonies in the process! The change is a subtle one – heard on some of the album's more hard-grooving tracks, which also bring in some full arrangements that echo the trippy feel of the cover – yet which still always respect that slight heartbreaking undercurrent of the group's great vocals, thanks to arrangements from Bobby Eli! Just about every moment from Blue Magic is totally great, and this album is no exception – with titles that include "Freak N Stein", "Mother Funk", "To Get Love", "See The Bedroom", "Summer Snow", "Making Love To A Memory", and "Spark Of Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)
Also available Mystic Dragons ... CD 13.99

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Brecker BrothersBrecker Brothers ... LP
Arista, 1975. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Tightly woven jazz funk – the first super effort from the team of Randy & Michael Brecker, whose twin-horn frontline forged a very popular sound in the mid 70s! The record may not be the most groundbreaking bit of jazz funk you'll ever own – but there's some really well-crafted numbers on the set with a strong smooth approach that still sits well after all these years, a lot more so than some of the group's later work. Titles include "Sneakin Up Behind You", "Rocks", "Levitate", "Some Skunk Funk", "Sponge", "A Creature Of Many Faces", and "DBB". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch & some light wear.)

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✨✧ James BrownCold Sweat ... LP
King, 1967. Very Good+ ... $24.99
A stone classic from Brother James – a wonderful 60s album that not only includes the incredible title track – one of James' best groovers from the time – but a set that also showcases his talents in so many other styles too! There's a few wonderful ballads – but completely recast by James into songs of pride and power – and some older R&B-styled numbers that hearken back to his earliest years at King – all of which makes for a really rich demonstration of that unique James Brown energy that nobody else in the 60s could ever hope to touch! The Godfather's vocals burst out nicely with some wonderfully soulful overtones, no matter what the tune – and titles include "Fever", "Good Rockin Tonight", "Back Stabbin", "Mona Lisa", "Come Rain Or Come Shine", "Nature Boy" and "I Want To Be Around" – as well as "Cold Sweat (parts 1 & 2)". LP, Vinyl record album
(80s French pressing.)
Also available Cold Sweat ... CD 13.99

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Gary BurtonSeven Songs For Quartet & Chamber Orchestra (180 gram pressing) ... LP
ECM (Germany), 1974. Sealed (reissue)... $9.99
A really wonderful setting for the vibes of Gary Burton – a special ECM session that pairs his quartet with larger orchestral backdrops – all conducted by Michael Gibbs, who also wrote the music for the date! Gibbs had already risen to fame by the time of this record – thanks to some groundbreaking albums for large ensembles on the British jazz scene of the late 60s – where he demonstrated a tremendous ear for intimate tones and subtle sounds amidst a larger group. Here, that talent turns out to work perfectly for the rich tones of Burton's vibes – allowing them to develop slowly and spaciously, despite the larger orchestra. The core quartet also features Michael Goodrick on guitar, Steve Swallow on bass, and Ted Seibs on drums – and titles include "The Rain Before It Falls", "Three", "Phases", "Throb", and "Nocturne Vulgaire/Arise Her Eyes". LP, Vinyl record album

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Captain BeefheartDoc At The Radar Station ... LP
Virgin, 1980. Very Good+ ... $16.99
Not everyone digs the later Captain and crew, but the early 80s efforts have finally gotten their just props after all these years – and we'll we'll come right out and say that this second to last album before Don Van Vliet hung up the music for painting has always sounded great to us! The Magic Band is incredible as always – with Jeff Morris Tepper, Drumbo French and Eric Drew Feldman's antics under the Captain's idiosyncratic vocalese. With "Hot Head", "Ashtray Heart", "A Carrot Is As Close As A Rabbit Gets To A Diamond", "Run Paint Run Run", "Sue Egypt", "Brickbats", "Dirty Blue Gene", "Best Batch Yet", "Telephone", "Flavor Bud Living", "Sherriff Of Hong Kong" and "Making Love To A Vampire With A Monkey On My Knee". LP, Vinyl record album

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Clifton ChenierBogalusa Boogie ... LP
Arhoolie, 1976. Very Good ... $9.99
Red hot zydeco work from Clifton Chenier – one in a number of well-done albums for Arhoolie from the 70s – recorded way out at the Studio In The Country in Bogalusa, LA! Clifton's rocking the grooves on accordion on most numbers, and instrumentation in the combo includes tenor sax and "rubboard". Titles include "Bogalusa Boogie", "Allons A Grand Coteau", "Je Suis En Recolteur", "Ti Na Na", "Come Go Along With Me", and "Ma Mama Ma Dit". LP, Vinyl record album

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Rosemary Clooney & Perez PradoTouch Of Tabasco ... LP
RCA, 1960. Very Good+ ... $7.99
A surprisingly great little Latin set from Rosemary Clooney – one that makes us want to forgive her for all her pop takes on the genre in the early 50s! Backings here are by Perez Prado, who really brings a nice degree of "zing" to the session – kicking things up with that trademark Prado groove, providing a jagged sense of rhythm to the record – a nice contrast to Rosemary's sweeter vocals. The style's a bit like some of Tito Puente's sessions with Abbe Lane from the same stretch – but is arguably even better, because Clooney's really one heck of a great singer in this setting! Titles include "Corazon De Melon", "Like A Woman", "Mack The Knife", and "Cu Cu Ru Cu Cu Paloma". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label mono pressing with deep groove.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneBahia (2LP set) ... LP
Prestige, 1957/1958. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $8.99
Not to be confused with the single LP Bahia, this 2LP set features tracks from that one – plus titles from Stardust, and the full album Cattin With Coltrane & Quinichette. The first LP features tracks with Trane blowing with the Red Garland Trio, plus one additional tune with the same group, plus Freddie Hubbard – and the second, as titled, features Trane in the frontline with Paul Quinichette, and trio backing by Mal Waldron, Julian Euell, and Ed Thigpen. Titles include "Cattin", "Vodka", "Anatomy", "Bahia", "Goldsboro Express", and "Time After Time". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a light stain at the bottom.)

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John ColtraneDakar (2 LP set) ... LP
Prestige, 1957/1981. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
Prestige 2-fer that brings together 2 classic albums with Trane – Dakar and Interplay For 2 Trumpets – plus one track, "CTA", with Trane that was on Art Taylor's Taylors Wailers album. Dakar is a darker, moodier set than most of 'Trane's Prestige material, and features a sextet with two deep baritones – Cecil Payne and Pepper Adams – putting in a nice low bottom for Trane's tenor. Art Taylor's on drums, and Mal Waldron plays a very moody piano. Loads of nice tracks, including "Dakar", "Route 4", "Velvet Scene", and "Witches Pit". Interplay For 2 Trumpets is an entirely different story, incredibly loose – but the session's a great example of the Prestige blowing session mode at its best – as it brings together unlikely groupmates, and really lets them feel each other out in the studio. On tenor, John Coltrane's deeper sound is matched with lightness of Bobby Jaspar's tone – and on trumpet, blowing session regular Webster Lewis and Idrees Sulieman show their talents at working strongly in a less-fettered format. The rest of the group includes Kenny Burrell on guitar, Mal Waldron on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Art Taylor on drums – and the album's 4 tracks are all nice and long – and include "Interplay", "Anatomy", "Light Blue", & "Soul Eyes". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Norman ConnorsDance Of Magic (Cobblestone pressing) ... LP
Cobblestone, 1972. Very Good- ... $8.99
A landmark first album from drummer Norman Connors – a spiritual jazz masterpiece that builds wonderfully on the post-Coltrane tradition! Norman is years away from his smoother soul recordings at this point, and coming out of a righteous jazz background that included work with Marion Brown and Archie Shepp. For this initial set, Norman's in incredible company – working with players that include Herbie Hancock on both electric and acoustic keys, plus Eddie Henderson on trumpet, Gary Bartz and Carlos Garnett on saxes, Stanley Clarke on bass, and Billy Hart and Airto on percussion – plus a chorus of vocalists on the album's mighty title cut! Tracks are all long, spiritual, and freely exploratory – but never in a style that goes too far outside, or that forgets the joy and love that can spring forth in a forward-thinking session like this one! Titles include "Dance Of Magic", "Give The Drummer Some", "Morning Change", and "Blue". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Norman ConnorsDark Of Light (Cobblestone) ... LP
Cobblestone, 1973. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $16.99
Early genius from drummer Norman Connors – a sensational bit of righteous soul jazz – right up there with the best work on Strata East and Black Jazz from the time! The sound here is full, soulful, and spiritual – as Connors heads up a large ensemble that includes luminaries like Herbie Hancock, Eddie Henderson, Gary Bartz, Carlos Garnett, Buster Williams, and Dee Dee Bridgewater – all working together in a formation that's free spirited, yet tightly unified – often at a level that's even stronger than their own recordings! The album mixes a few longer tracks with shorter numbers – in a mode that reminds us a lot of Garnett's classic Black Love album – and titles include "Song For Rosa", "Black Lightnin", "Dark Of Light", "Butterfly Dreams", and "Laughter". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some moderate wear.)

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