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✨✧ BB KingCompletely Well ... LP
Bluesway, 1969. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $18.99
BB King soars into the 70s with this smoking little set – a record that still holds onto all the raw energy of his best 60s recordings, but which also gives the whole thing an even more soulful focus too! There's no arranger credited for the core of the record – which is attributed to "everybody" in the group, which you can definitely hear in the wickedly spontaneous playing of the combo – especially the mighty drummer Herbie Lovelle, whose work here really gives King a new sort of kick. Bert DeCoteaux adds a bit of larger backings at points, but usually very gently – in ways that are hardly noticeable at all – as BB's guitar is right out front, wailing with lots of raw energy. Titles include "Key To My Kingdom", "Confessin The Blues", "No Good", "You're Losing Me", "So Excited", and the classic "Thrill Is Gone". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Bobby Bland & BB KingTogether Again – Live ... LP
MCA, 1976. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Titles include "Let The Good Times Roll", and lots of medley numbers of classic blues! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, and light wear.)

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✨✧ BB KingBlues ... LP
Crown, 1958. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Original pressing. Cover has some wear.)

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✨✧ BB KingBlues For Me ... LP
United, Early 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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✨✧ BB KingIndianola Mississippi Seeds ... LP
ABC, 1970. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 KingLive At The Regal ... LP
MCA, 1965. Used (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An excellent set by BB King – one of his best from the 60s, and a smoking live set recorded at Chicago's legendary Regal Theatre! The enthusiasm at the venue shows that BB's Memphis-honed style is a perfect fit for the electrified Chicago sound of the 60s – and the recording really brings out some wonderful responses from the audience – making the record a blues equivalent of James Brown's famous Live At The Apollo set! The record features introductions by Chicago DJs Pervis Spann and E Rodney Jones – and tracks include "Every Day", "Please Love Me", "Worry Worry", "Woke Up This Morning", "Help The Poor", and "You Upset Me Baby". LP, Vinyl record album
(European reissue.)

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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 peeling.)

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✨✧ BB KingSingin' The Blues ... LP
Crown, 1957. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(POOR CONDITION. Original mono pressing!)

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✨✧ BB KingTo Know You Is To Love You ... LP
ABC/MCA, 1973. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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

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✨✧ BB KingWails ... LP
Crown, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Cover has wear with a split top & bottom seam.)

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✨✧ BB KingBest Of BB King ... LP
ABC, 1960s/1970s. Used ... Out Of Stock
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(Black label ABC pressing.)

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✨✧ BB KingLive & Well ... LP
Bluesway/ABC, 1969. Used Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
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

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✨✧ BB KingTake It Home ... LP
MCA, 1979. Used ... Out Of Stock
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(Tan label pressing.)

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✨✧ BB KingTwist With BB King ... LP
Crown, Early 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
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(Cover has split seams and a name in pen.)
 
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VariousBlues Guitar Blasters ... LP
Ace (UK), Late 50s/1960s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $14.99
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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✨✧ Jimmy Smith & OthersNewport In New York 72 – Vol 5 – The Jimmy Smith Jam ... LP
Cobblestone, 1972. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Roosevelt FranklinYear Of Roosevelt Franklin – Gordon's Friend From Sesame Street ... LP
Columbia, 1970. Used Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
While it's not as tripped out and funky as the Stark Reality LP, this children's record is still a 70s classic, with some nice funky R&B backing, but mostly worth it for the sing song children's rhyme vocals and spoken bits and skits between the songs. The whole thing's got a very Prince Paul vibe to it, and is ripe for sampling, but truthfully we had a great time here at DGA just kicking back and listening to it too! 12 tracks in all, in a great gatefold sleeve with cartoons on the inside and endorsements on the back with everyone from Ed Sullivan to BB King to John Lindsay (the then Mayor of NYC). Includes "Roosevelt Franklin Counts", "Days Of The Week", "Mobity Mosely's Months", "Keep On Trying", "The Safety Boy Blues", "Just Because", "The Skin I'm In", "A Bear Eats Bear Food", "Halfies", "Me & You", "Old King Midas" and "Roosevelt Franklin's Alphabet". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some marker at the top & light wear. Vinyl plays with some clicks & crackles.)
 
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Beautiful SwimmersSon ... LP
Future Times, 2013. Near Mint- 2LP ... $16.99
Unpredictable electronic grooves from the duo of Ari Goldman and Andrew Field-Pickering (aka Maxmillion Dunbar) – making a fine splash as Beautiful Swimmers! Beatiful Swimmers cover quite a bit of stylistic distance on the sides of their Son – from spare beats and bubbling synth with a dash of electro, to string-accented funky sampler sounds, progressive house influenced grooves and well beyond – holding together nicely into a diverse whole. Includes "No!", "Spezi", "Swimmers Groove", "Running Ove", "Easy On The Eyes", "New Balance", "Cool Disco Dan", "Joyride", "Dream Track", Gettysburg" and "Big Coast". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeves.)

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Tony Bennett/Bill EvansTony Bennett/Bill Evans Album ... LP
Fantasy, 1975. Very Good ... $7.99
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 6.99

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Black SabbathParanoid ... LP
Nems, 1971. Near Mint- Gatefold (reissue)... $24.99
Quite possibly the greatest moment of genius ever from Black Sabbath – and a genre-changing record that influenced generations! The group are at their lean, raw best here – free from any cliches at all, and working in an incredibly heady brew of fuzzy guitar, romping bass, and dark drums – all topped by the instantly recognizable screech of the young Ozzy Osborne! Guitarist Tony Iommi virtually redefines rock use of the guitar with this record alone – and the Oz follows suit with some of the creepiest vocals set to record ever. Titles include the classics "Paranoid" and "Iron Man", plus "War Pigs", "Planet Caravan", "Electric Funeral", "Hand Of Doom", and "Rat Salad". LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent 140 gram purple vinyl pressing on Warner.)
Also available Paranoid (2LP 180 gram pressing – with bonus tracks) ... LP 29.99

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Art BlakeyGolden Boy ... LP
Colpix, 1963. Very Good ... $6.99
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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Art Blakey & The Jazz MessengersThree Blind Mice (Douglas Collection pressing) ... LP
United Artists, 1962. Very Good+ ... $7.99
An excellent live set, featuring Blakey's great sextet of the early 60's – with Wayne Shorter, Curtis Fuller, Freddie Hubbard, Cedar Walton, and Jimmy Merritt – all working incredibly hard to forge a new soulful style of hardbop, one that showed the world that Blakey was still on top as a leader! The band is totally hot, and swings massively on great cuts like "Plexis", "Up Jumped Spring", and "Three Blind Mice", made famous more recently through its use as a hip hop sample! LP, Vinyl record album

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Blue MagicMystic Dragons ... LP
Atco, 1976. Very Good- ... $2.99
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 a few creases.)
Also available Mystic Dragons ... CD 13.99

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James BrownCold Sweat ... LP
King, 1967. Very Good+ ... $19.99
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 9.99

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✨✧ Gary BurtonSeven Songs For Quartet & Chamber Orchestra ... LP
ECM (Germany), 1974. Very Good+ ... $7.99
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
(German pressing. Cover has light wear and a promo sticker.)

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Betty CarterAudience With Betty Carter ... LP
Bet Car, 1980. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $1.99
A brilliant live set by Betty Carter, and a perfect summation of the underground soul that was bubbling through her work in the 70s! The Betty you hear here is way different than the Betty of earlier years – freer, more soulful, working in an unfettered setting that lets her take off on piano and vocals, working in a mode that's got a modal vibrant quality unmatched by most other singers! The album includes a great version of "Open The Door", a 25 minute reading of the landmark tune "Sounds", and the tracks "Tight", "Fake", "So", "My Favorite Things", "Caribbean Sun", and "I Think I Got It Now". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Clarke Boland Big BandOpen Door ... LP
Muse, 1967/1975. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Rare sides by the Clarke Boland ensemble – recorded by Gigi Campi in 1967 in Prague, and licensed to Muse in the mid 70s. The group's at their finest here – with some searing soloists like Johnny Griffin, Tony Coe, Sahib Shihab, and Ronnie Scott cutting it hard hard hard throughout. Side one features some CBBB standards – like "Milkshake" and "New Box" – but side 2 features the "All Blues Suite", written by Boland, and a great little trio of tracks that includes "Open Door", "Dia Blues", and "Total Blues". Forget the cliches that "blues" makes you think of, because this is hard wailing modern jazz – with a rich amount of emotion, power, and creativity! LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Library copy – cover has an attached check-out card and masking tape along all seams.)

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Chris ConnorChris Connor Sings Lullabys Of Birdland (10 inch LP) ... LP
Bethlehem, 1954. Very Good+ ... $24.99
A great set of tracks that represent some of Chris Connor's first recordings as a solo act – a classic album originally issued as a 10" LP by the Bethlehem label! Backing is by the trio of Ellis Larkins – a great pianist with a really moody style that perfectly fits Connor's vocals – and Chris is in fine fine form, singing with that icy tone we love so much – a bit sad, and a bit mellow, but always heartfelt, without the forced emotion of other singers of her generation. Titles include "I Hear Music", "What Is There To Say", "Why Shouldn't I", "All About Ronnie", and "Spring Is Here". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light bubbling in the gloss, but is in great shape otherwise!)

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Eddie Lockjaw DavisTrackin' ... LP
Prestige, 1963. Very Good- ... $9.99
A tight little soul jazz cooker from Eddie Lockjaw Davis – done with a sound that's leaner and cleaner than some of his Cookbook sessions – thanks to great Hammond from Don Patterson, working here in the trio of guitarist Paul Weeden! The combo's totally great – nicely focused, and hitting that more mature soul jazz swing that started to really come into play during the mid 60s – that stripping down of the organ stops, focused bite on tenor, and tight comping of guitar – all of which the combo carry off wonderfully – with help from George Duvivier on bass and Billy James on drums. There's a nice long cut with a laidback groove called "Beano", and a number of other shorter standards given the tenor/organ treatment – including "What's New", "Day By Day", and "Robbin's Nest". LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow & black label NJ pressing with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has clear tape on the corners and some wear.)

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Eddie Lockjaw Davis/Johnny Griffin QuintetTough Tenors Again N Again ... LP
MPS, 1970. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A smoking twin-tenor session for MPS – one that reunites the mighty talents of Johnny Griffin and Eddie Lockjaw Davis! The album was done as an offshoot of both players' work for the Clarke Boland Big Band at the time – and the set was not only produced by CBBB impresario Gigi Campi, but also features a core rhythm trio from that ensemble – Francy Boland on piano, Jimmy Woode on bass, and Kenny Clarke on drums! Tracks are nice and long, and have a sound that really shows the evolution of both players since their famous recordings of the early 60s – tones that are even more modern and edgey at points, served up with a fire that hasn't died at all – and set loose on rhythms that move past the usual grooves you might have expected from their American sessions together. Titles include "Tin Tin Deo", "Jim Dawg", "Gigi", "When We Were One", and "Again N Again". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing from 1980 on Pausa.)

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✨✧ Miles DavisIn Person Friday Night At The Blackhawk – Vol 1 ... LP
Columbia, 1961. Very Good- ... $14.99
Legendary early live work from Miles Davis – one of the first examples on record of the way that Davis could really stretch out in a concert setting! The music's a bit more straight ahead than later live dates, but still pretty open and exploratory – and in addition to Davis' sparkling work on trumpet, the album also features some killer tenor lines from Hank Mobley – working here as a key part of Miles' group, and blowing with a hell of a lot of soul. Rhythm is by the rock-solid trio of Wynton Kelly on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Jimmy Cobb on drums – and titles include "All Of You", "No Blues", "Bye Bye" and "Walkin". LP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye pressing. Cover has a peeled spot at the opening, and a spot of tape on the back.)

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Miles DavisMiles Davis At Carnegie Hall – The Legendary Performance Of May 19, 1961 ... LP
Columbia, 1961. Sealed ... $11.99
Sparkling live work from Miles Davis – and a set that captures both sides of his talents on Columbia at the time! Half the material features a smoking quintet – with Hank Mobley on tenor, Wynton Kelly on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Jimmy Cobb on drums – and the other half of the date features a larger orchestra led by Gil Evans – in the modern mode that make the Miles/Evans collaborations sound so great on some of the pair's studio records! Together, the material offers up a beautiful live portrait of Davis' early 60s genius – allowed a bit more space to roam in the live setting, on titles that include "So What", "New Rhumba", "Lament", and "No Blues" – all taken at a bit of a faster clip than in the studio, as Miles was wont to do in a live performance! LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent 180 gram pressing!)

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Miles DavisSomeday My Prince Will Come ... LP
Columbia, 1961. Very Good ... $29.99
The tenor sax here makes the album a standout – as John Coltrane still works with Miles Davis on 2 tracks for the record, but Blue Note stalwart Hank Mobley joins in on the rest! The approach is similar to that of the classic Coltrane/Davis years – and in a way, the record's kind of a swan song to that period – one of the last studio session that Miles would cut in such an unabashedly sweet and lyrical way. And while Mobley's always better known for his harder-blown notes at Blue Note, he sounds totally great here next to Davis – really keeping up the gentle spirit and spaciousness of the record, and working with a gentleness that surpasses even his work on the legendary Soul Station album. Rhythm is by the trio of Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers, and Jimmy Cobb – and titles include Miles' classic version of "Someday My Prince Will Come", plus "Old Folks", "Teo", "Drad-Dog", and "Pfrancing". LP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye pressing.)

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Miles Davis & Sonny StittLive in Stockholm 1960 ... LP
Dragon (Sweden), 1960/1986. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $34.99
Incredible stuff – and a rare meeting of two giant jazz talents you'd never thought would appear on the same stage! The album features a 1960 concert in Sweden – Miles and Sonny upfront, with backing by the trio of Wyton Kelly, Paul Chambers, and Jimmy Cobb. Tracks are long, fiery, and a bit dirty (if we can say that in mixed company!) – and titles include "No Blues", "If I Were A Bell", "Walkin", "All Of You", and "On Green Dolphin Street". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some edge wear.)

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Miles Davis/Thelonious MonkMiles & Monk At Newport ... LP
Columbia, 1958/1963. Very Good+ ... $19.99
A slightly misleading record – but a great one nonetheless! From the title and cover, you might imagine that Thelonious Monk and Miles Davis were sharing the stage together at the Newport Jazz Festival – but instead, the album actually features separate performances by each artist – actually even recorded 5 years apart! The Miles Davis recording is from 1958 – a great year that has John Coltrane working with the group, alongside Wynton Kelly on piano, Cannonball Adderley on alto, Paul Chambers on bass, and Jimmy Cobb on drums – performing lively versions of "Ah Leu Cha", "Straight No Chaser", "Fran Dance" and "Two Bass Hit". The Monk material is even more unique – recorded in 1963, with Monk's usual quartet of Charlie Rouse on tenor, Butch Warren on bass, and Frankie Dunlop on drums – joined by the legendary Pee Wee Russell on clarinet – recently revived in jazz at the time, and displaying surprisingly modernist tendencies! Both Monk tracks are long – and include versions of "Nutty" and "Blue Monk". LP, Vinyl record album
(360 stereo pressing.)

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Buddy DeFranco & Oscar PetersonGeorge Gershwin Songbook ... LP
Verve, 1954. Very Good- ... $11.99
Classic mid 50s jazz takes on Gershwin! As the title indicates, the session features Buddy DeFranco and Oscar Peterson – but the real guy we wanna thank here is arranger Russ Garcia! Unlike some of the other Verve "soloist with the Peterson Trio" albums of the 50s, this one is more of a shared effort that has Buddy and Oscar both acting as soloists over larger backings directed by Garcia. Russ takes a lot of cues from Ralph Burns on the session – and like Burns on earlier Verve recordings, he sets things up so that the orchestrations never overwhelm the players – and instead simply augment their moods and shade in the colors of the tunes. We especially like Peterson in this format – as he was so often recorded heavily in trio format – but DeFranco is great too, snaking out over the top of the strings with a lean and angular tone on clarinet. Players include Herb Ellis, Ray Brown and Bobby White, augmented by wind & strings. Titles include "S Wonderful", "Strike Up The Band", "I Wants To Stay Here", "Someone To Watch Over Me", "I Was Doing All Right", "I Got Rhythm", "The Man I Love", and "It Ain't Necessarily So". LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing, with deep groove. Cover has some wear.)

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Bob DoroughExcursion Through Oliver! ... LP
MMO, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A very quirky little record – filled with the kind of offbeat tones we've always loved in the music of Bob Dorough! Bob doesn't sing on this set, but he does a wonderful job as a leader – helping rework tunes from the musical Oliver into creative vehicles for jazz-based expression – really changing them around a lot as instrumentals, and almost unlocking an even more playful side of their grooves. Other players include Clark Terry on trumpet, Tyree Glenn on trombone, Al Schackman on guitar, Ben Tucker on bass, and Bobby Thomas and Paul Motian on drums. Includes a great reading of "Food Glorious Food" – plus "It's a Fine Life", "Where Is Love", "Who Will Buy", "As Long As He Needs Me", "Consider Yourself", "Boy For Sale", and "Pick A Pocket Or Two". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)
 
 
 



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