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✨✧ Miles DavisQuiet Nights ... LP
Columbia, 1963. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Moody magic from Miles Davis and Gil Evans – one of the pair's most perfectly poised albums together, and a set with a slight bossa nova undercurrent! Evans' shimmering horn patterns are in fine form here – complicated, but never in cold and too-modern ways – just the right sort of backdrop for Miles' muted solo work – blow with a great sense of space and care throughout! There's almost a soundtrack sort of depth to the record, but the solos still keep the jazz element nicely in focus – and titles include "Summer Night", "Wait Till You See Her", "Aos Pes Da Cruz", "Song #1", "Song #2", "Corcovado", and "Once Upon A Summertime". LP, Vinyl record album
(2 eye mono pressing. Cover has some wear.)

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✨✧ Raymond ScottReckless Nights & Turkish Twilights – The Music Of Raymond Scott ... CD
Columbia, Late 30s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A wonderful batch of instrumentals from the legendary Raymond Scott – and a set that features some of Scott's most wonderful compositions ever! These numbers all date from the 30s, and were originally released as 78s on the Master Records label – but this later Columbia package really brings the sounds together wonderfully, and gives Scott a long-overdue showcase as one of the budding modernists of the pre-war years – a composer who could match swing and whimsy, exoticism and jazz, playfulness and poise – all without every losing his beat! The instrumental is wonderful, the arrangements inventive, and the whole thing's got the same sort of audio appeal as an old Warner Brothers cartoon. Titles include "Twilight In Turkey", "The Penguin", "The Toy Trumpet", "Powerhouse", "New Years Eve In A Haunted House", "War Dance For Wooden Indians", "Peter Tambourine", and "At An Arabian House Party". CD
 
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Johnny MathisJohnny Mathis – The Singles (4CD set) ... CD
Columbia, Late 50s/1960s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 4CD ... $52.99 59.98
A very cool package of work from the legendary Johnny Mathis – and one that brings together a fair bit of material that never made it onto his full length LPs! The set's filled with singles that Mathis recorded during his landmark run for Columbia Records – not just well-known a-sides, but also the b-sides too – and a number of lesser-known cuts that were unusual singles, but never scored big at the time – making for a rich range of discovery, even if you think you know Johnny's hits! The early material has that classic Columbia vibe – lush strings with an undercurrent of jazz – and those impeccable Mathis vocals throughout – and later material brings in a bit more soul, especially in the 70s. The 4CD package features 87 tracks in all – plus a booklet that contains notes and release information on each track. Titles include "You Are Beautiful", "Someone", "Story Of Our Love", "You Are Everything To Me", "I Love Her That's Why", "Gina", "Quiet Girl", "This Way Mary", "Christmas In The City Of Angels", "Take Good Care Of Her", "Walking Tall", "Among The First To Know", "Long Winter Nights", and lots more! CD

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✨✧ Bob JamesTouchdown ... LP
Tappan Zee/Columbia, 1978. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sweet electric keys from the great Bob James – a record that's a bit smoother than some of his first few classics for CTI, but still plenty darn nice! The set's got Bob working with a range of key fusion and studio players who include Steve Gadd, Earl Klugh, Eric Gale, Hubert Laws, Mongo Santamaria, and Idris Muhammad – all coming together into the compressed 70s Bob James approach to funky jazz – a sound that's possibly best summed up in the album's extended take on "Angela" (also known as "Theme To Taxi"), done here with a slightly funky undercurrent that's totally great. Other tracks are a bit brighter and warmer – but still wonderfully soulful – and James has a way of hitting the keys on the Fender Rhodes that makes them "plunk" with this sweet sweet tone that's unlike anybody else on the instrument! Titles include "Sun Runner", "Angela (Theme From Taxi)", "Touchdown", "I Want To Thank You", and "Caribbean Nights". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Tony BennettI Wanna Be Around (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1963. Used ... Out Of Stock
Warm backings from Marty Manning – and a set that really has Tony Bennett coming into his own for the 60s! Titles include the classics "I Wanna Be Around" and 'The Good Life" – plus "Once Upon A Summertime", "If You Were Mine", "Someone To Love", and "Quiet Nights". CD
(Out of print.)
 
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Ramsey LewisFunky Serenity ... LP
Columbia, 1973. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Sweet electric funk from Ramsey Lewis! The album's one of his best from the 70s – and it's got Ramsey on Fender Rhodes, electric harpsichord, and other keyboards, grooving away in an open-ended 70s mode that still retains all the heavy soul of his classic work for Chess. Morris Jennings adds in some very nice percussion with his drum work, and Cleveland Eaton's on funky bass, giving the set a strong bottom groove. Features the sublime sample cut "My Love For You", a great version of "Knights In White Satin" that's done with a weird spacey groove, plus the tracks "Kufany Mapenzi (Making Love)", "Serene Funk", "What It Is!", and "Dreams". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a bit of tape on the corners.)
 
 
 



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