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Bessie SmithBessie Smith Story Vol 1 – Bessie Smith With Louis Armstrong ... LP
Columbia, Mid 20s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A classic collection of early work from Bessie Smith – some recorded with the combo of Louis Armstrong, other tracks with either Irving Johns or Clarence Williams on piano. LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy blue label Columbia pressing in a green tinted cover which has a sticker remnant.)

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Ronnie GilbertThe Legend Of Bessie Smith ... LP
RCA, 1958. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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(Mono pressing with deep groove.)
 
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✨✧ Jimmy RushingJimmy Rushing & The Smith Girls – Bessie, Clara, Mamie, & Trixie – And The Songs They Made Famous ... LP
Columbia, Late 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Jimmy Rushing reprises a nice batch of blues classics from the 20s, all of which were sung by early recording artists like Bessie or Clara Smith. The group that backs him is a nice one, and features Buck Clayton on trumpet, Buster Bailey on clarinet, and Coleman Hawkins on tenor. As with many of Columbia's late 50's sessions in this style, the sound is excellent, and has an intimacy and warmth that works extremely well with the material – including titles like "Arkansas Blues", "Gulf Coast Blues", "Muddy Waters", "Squeeze Me", and "Crazy Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has some edge wear.)
 
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✨✧ Jimmy SmithBack At The Chicken Shack ... LP
Blue Note, 1960. Very Good- ... $19.99
A partner album of sorts to Jimmy Smith's classic Midnight Special album – recorded during the same sessions as that one, and also featuring Stanley Turrentine on tenor and Kenny Burrell on guitar! The sound here is almost even more open and stretched out – with only 4 long tracks on the album, 2 on each side – all offering up plenty of room for Jimmy to hit the Hammond with that keenly imaginative approach to a solo he was showing at this time – a style that proved that the instrument could do a lot more than just make weird noises or pump up the rhythm. Turrentine's tenor more than matches Jimmy's solos for imagination – and titles include "When I Grow Too Old To Dream", "Messy Bessie", "Minor Chant", and "Back At The Chicken Shack". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono New York pressing, with Van Gelder stamp and ear.)

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✨✧ Jimmy SmithBack At The Chicken Shack (with bonus track) ... CD
Blue Note, 1960. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A partner album of sorts to Jimmy Smith's classic Midnight Special album – recorded during the same sessions as that one, and also featuring Stanley Turrentine on tenor and Kenny Burrell on guitar! The sound here is almost even more open and stretched out – with only 4 long tracks on the album, 2 on each side – all offering up plenty of room for Jimmy to hit the Hammond with that keenly imaginative approach to a solo he was showing at this time – a style that proved that the instrument could do a lot more than just make weird noises or pump up the rhythm. Turrentine's tenor more than matches Jimmy's solos for imagination – and titles include "When I Grow Too Old To Dream", "Messy Bessie", "Minor Chant", and "Back At The Chicken Shack". CD also contains one bonus track – "On The Sunny Side Of The Street". CD
Also available Back At The Chicken Shack ... LP 19.99

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Eric AlexanderJust One Of Those Things ... CD
Venus (Japan), 2016. New Copy ... $29.99
A totally wonderful setting for the tenor genius of Eric Alexander – a freewheeling trio, which is a format we're not sure we've ever heard him in before – really stretching out in an amazing way, with the sense of of imagination that we've always loved in his music, but with a depth that takes him farther than most of his usual recordings too! We're not sure what happened, but there's a new sort of edge in Eric's horn – one that might well come from the sublime work of Dezron Douglas on bass and Neal Smith on drums – but which might just be Alexander deciding to take off and really blow us away – which he does throughout the set, with a sense of spirituality that we haven't heard from him before. The whole thing's amazing – and titles include "Wise One", "You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To", "You Say You Care", "Beautiful Love", "Bessie's Blues", "Russian Lullaby", and "We've Only Just Begun". CD
Also available Just One Of Those Things (180 gram pressing) ... LP 49.99

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VariousBirth Of The Blues ... CD
Charly (UK), 1920s/1930s. Used ... $0.99
Music from Bessie Smith, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Bo Carter, Charlie Patton, Tampa Red & Georgia Tom, Sylvester Weaver & Walter Beasley, Blind Boy Fuller, Leroy Carr, Leadbelly, Peetie Wheatstraw, Big Bill Broozy & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ James P JohnsonClassic James P Johnson Sessions 1921 to 1943 (6CD set) ... CD
Mosaic, 1920s/1930s/Early 40s. New Copy 6 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An incredible journey in music – one that documents the importance of pianist James P Johnson in a variety of different settings – from the earliest years of jazz, right on up through the boogie woogie and swing generations as well! The set is exactly the sort that Mosaic Records can do best – as it brings together material from a variety of different labels, almost all of which was originally released on the 78rpm format – which makes the process far more of an historical achievement than just a collection of previously-issued albums! Instead, the music here comes from over 50 different sessions – some which feature Johnson on solo piano, some with vocalists such as Rosa Henderson, Martha Copeland, Roy Evans, Ethel Waters, Clarence Williams, Lavinia Turner, Bessie Smith, and others – and still more with a variety of important ensembles of the 20s and 30s – whose music Johnson certainly helped inform. The package also features key performances with Williams' group – and as is standard with Mosaic, the notes and session details alone are worth the price of admission. The 6CD set features a whopping 158 titles in all – all beautifully remastered, and presented with far more than you'll ever find in one of those shoddy public domain sets. A true testament to the range of Johnson's music in these years – and long overdue! CD

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✨✧ Archie Shepp & Horace ParlanSwing Low ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), 1991. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A sublime set from this legendary pair – saxophonist Archie Shepp and pianist Horace Parlan – a duo who already made some great records before this one, but who really knock it out of the park in a relaxed, open live set that's dripping with soul! Most of the tunes here are older spiritual numbers and standards – but they're completely reworked by Shepp and Parlan – with Horace carving out these thoughtful, meaningful lines on piano – while Shepp blows tremendously on tenor, with this raspy edge that holds us breathless – and also plays a bit of alto too. Most tracks are nice and long – and seem to further extend previous Shepp/Parlan moments in a great way – and titles include "Swing Low Sweet Chariot", "Make Me A Pallet On The Floor", "Go Down Moses", "Dedication To Bessie Smith's Blues", "I Didn't Know About You", and "See See Rider" – plus a great version of Parlan's "Billie's Bossa". CD

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✨✧ Sunnyland SlimSlim's Got His Thing Goin On ... LP
World Pacific, Late 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
A set of revival blues by Sunnyland Slim – cut for the late 60s crowd with a host of different players that include Luther Allison, George Smith, Curtis Tillman, Shankey Jake, and even Big Mama Thornton, who plays drums on one track! The sound is rootsy but electric, and titles include "Going Back To Memphis", "You Used To Love Me", "Substitute Woman", "My Past Life", "Unlucky One", and "Miss Bessie Mae". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)
 
 
 



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