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Gentle GiantIn A Glass House ... CD
EMI/Terrapin (UK), 1973. Used ... $4.99
Titles include "The Runaway", "An Inmates Lullaby", "Way Of Life", and "In A Glass House". CD
(In the original printed jewel case – which has some light wear.)

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✨✧ Gentle GiantIn A Glass House ... LP
WWA (UK), 1973. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Titles include "The Runaway", "An Inmates Lullaby", "Way Of Life", and "In A Glass House". LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing in the die cut "window cover", including the insert. Cover has a bit of edge wear.)
Also available In A Glass House ... CD 4.99

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Gentle GiantLive – Playing The Fool ... CD
Terrapin (UK), 1977. Used ... $4.99

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Gentle GiantOctopus ... CD
Vertigo/Columbia, 1973. Used ... $5.99
Beautifully melodic work from Gentle Giant – one of the jazziest combos of the British progressive years – heard here in a set that was one of their biggest over here in the US! There's a slight undercurrent of funk to the record – a choppy, romping quality in some of the rhythms that takes the group past modes of some of their contemporaries – and the album's inventive use of multiple voices further expands the sound, into a range that's sweetly harmonic at some of the best moments. Instrumentation includes a fair bit of keyboards – plus vibes, violin, guitar, and alto sax – and titles include "The Advent Of Panurge", "Knots", "A Cry For Everyone", "Raconteur Troubadour", "River", and "Dog's Life". CD
(Out of print.)

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Gentle GiantPlaying The Foole In Wonderland ... LP
Wizardo, 1975. Very Good+ ... $11.99
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(Pasted art has some creases and small tears.)

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✨✧ Gentle GiantAcquiring The Taste ... LP
Vertigo, Early 70s. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A perfectly balanced little set from Gentle Giant – a record that's progressive, but never overly jamming – jazzy, but still rock-based enough to contain some great straight ahead tunes – and whimsical, but never too flowery or hippy dippy! Gentle Giant were one of the few who could strike this balance so well, and an album like this is a perfect example of the great niche they carved out for themselves at the time. The keyboards here are especially great – and feature lots of moog and mellotron that skanes through the tunes with an almost flute-like feel. Titles include "Black Cat", "Plain Truth", "The Moon Is Down", "Acquiring The Taste", and "Edge Of Twilight". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original swirl label pressing.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneGiant Steps (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Atlantic, 1959. Used ... $1.99
A true giant step for John Coltrane – and one of the first albums to really showcase his talent as a writer – and his amazing ability for penning some of the most soulful, spiritual themes in jazz! Apart from the well-known title cut, the record's filled with other Coltrane classics – key early readings of "Naima", "Cousin Mary", "Mr PC", "Spiral", and "Syeeda's Song Flute" – all showing a new sense of timing, phrasing, and pacing in jazz – one that would go on to have a huge impact on players in the 70s generation! The group here is relatively straight – Tommy Flanagan or Wynton Kelly on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Art Taylor on drums – but the players have never sounded better, and really match Coltrane's sense of power and imagination on these legendary tracks! CD features a wealth of bonus tracks – 5 more additional alternate takes! CD

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John ColtraneLast Giant – The John Coltrane Anthology ... CD
Atlantic/Rhino, Late 40s/1950s/Early 60s. Used 2 CDs ... $4.99
(Out of print, slipcase has some edgewear.)

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Digable PlanetsRebirth Of Slick (Cool Like Dat) (crashing giant step mix, crashing instymix, 7'' mix, uh-oh planet earth albumix, uh-oh planet earth inst) ... 12-inch
Pendulum/Elektra, 1992. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
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Ron GoodwinSelfish Giant ... LP
Capitol, 1972. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $6.99
Features narration by Paul Hecht, and vocals by the Kings Singers. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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John MayallBlues Giant ... LP
Decca (Germany), 1970. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
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Bud PowellBud Powell – Jazz Giant ... CD
Norgran/Verve, 1949/1950. Used ... $2.99
Classic Bud Powell trio work for Verve – recorded with Max Roach on drums, adding a nice edge to the session! The record features some of Powell's classics – like "Tempus Fugit", "Strictly Confidential", and "Celia" – plus other haunting renditions of standards like "Get Happy", "Yesterdays", and "April In Paris" – all wrapped up in a nice cover that features a moody David Stone Martin image in red! CD
(Out of print.)

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Don SebeskyGiant Box ... LP
CTI, 1973. Very Good 2LP Box Set ... $4.99
One of the most ambitious albums on CTI – a very large project in which Don Sebesky seems to work with just about everyone else who recorded for the label! The Giant Box title is apt – as the record originally came packaged in a cardboard box – room enough to hold the 2 records that comprised it, all the long tunes on the set, and the huge array of cast who helped out on the project. Players include Sebesky on organ, piano, and electric piano – plus Baws, Joe Farrell, Paul Desmond, and many others. There's some sweet vocal backgrounds on the set – by Jackie & Roy, Lani Groves, and Tasha Thomas – and titles include "Vocalise", "Semi Tough", "Firebird/Birds Of Fire", "Free As A Bird", and "Song To A Seagul". Great stuff – with bits of funk, jazz, and ambitious arrangements – all filtered into the cool CTI sound! LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing, including the booklet.)

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Otis SpannSweet Giant Of The Blues ... CD
Flying Dutchman/Ace (UK), 1969. New Copy ... $11.99
The last album ever from the mighty Otis Spann – and maybe one of the greatest, too! The set's got Otis working in a hip blend of blues and jazz – served up with some tight combo work from west coast players who include Tom Scott on tenor and flute, Max Bennett on bass, Luie Shelton on guitar, and Paul Humphrey on drums! Otis plays piano, and sings with this raspy sound that's just right for his Chicago roots – and the use of electric bass by Bennett gives most of the numbers a funky undercurrent we really love. The approach is like some of the best ABC Bluesway sides of the same time – a mode that updates the Spann sound a bit, but never in a straight funk style – and titles include the mighty "I'm A Dues Payin Man", plus "I Wonder Why", "Bird In A Cage", "Make A Way", and "Sellin My Thing". CD

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Joe TurnerGiant Of Stride Piano In Switzerland ... CD
Jazz Connoisseur, 1950s. Used ... $6.99
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Don ByasTenor Giant ... CD
Drive Archive, 1945. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Benny CarterJazz Giant ... CD
Contemporary/OJC, 1958. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
With Ben Webster on tenor, Frank Rosolino on trombone, and Barney Kessel on guitar. Titles include "Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me", "Blue Lou", "A Walkin Thing", and "Old Fashioned Love". CD

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✨✧ Taj MahalGiant Step/De Ole Folks At Home ... CD
Columbia, 1971. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ira Sullivan/Luis GascaHorizons/Little Giant ... CD
Atlantic/Collectables, 1967/1969. Used 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Two great lost titles from the Atlantic jazz catalog of the 60s! Horizons is a beautiful and oft-overlooked album of modal jazz tracks performed by Chicago jazz musician Ira Sullivan – who normally plays trumpet and tenor, but who also here shows his amazing talent on soprano sax. Sullivan plays in a great style that's almost a pop version of Coltrane's spiralling style on "My Favorite Things" – rolling the notes over and over in a beautiful exploratory style. This format works especially well on the set's longer tracks – like "Ninevah", "Horizons", and "Norwegian Wood" – but the whole thing's pretty great! Little Giant is a rare album by the great west coast Latin trumpeter Luis Gasca, and argubly the best album he ever recorded! The set was recorded in New York during the late 60's, and features a great lineup of musicians that includes Paul Griffin on piano, Joe Henderson on tenor, Herbie Hancock on piano, Mongo santamaria on conga, and Bernard Purdie on drums. The style's a mix of soul jazz, Latin, and bits of modal riffing – and the record features some beautiful large arrangements by Gasca and Mark Levine, in a style that's a bit like some of Duke Pearson's work from the late 60s, but handled with a bit more of an edge. Tracks include "Coisa No. 2", "Afro Blue", "Joy Ride", and "Sweet Pea". 2CDs at a nice nice price! CD

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✨✧ Lester Young & FriendsGiant Of The Tenor Sax ... CD
Commodore, 1938/1944. Used ... Out Of Stock
(Out of print.)
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DOCReturn Of Da Livin Dead (rmx, rmx inst, clean rmx)/From Ruthless 2 Death Row (rmx, clean rmx, rmx inst) ... 12-inch
Giant, 1995. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $1.99
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Allen EagerAce Face – The Gray Boys Series Vol 1 ... CD
Giant Steps (UK), Late 40s/Early 50s. Used 2 CDs ... $19.99
A well-done overview of the early years of tenorist Allan Eager – a key player in the postwar rise of bop alongside Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, and others – but one who never got the fame of some of his contemporaries! The 2CD package features a wealth of material with Eager in the lead – key recordings done as a sideman with Coleman Hawkins, Red Rodney, Buddy Rich, Stan Getz, Tony Fruscella, Tadd Dameron, and others – plus a handful of some of the few dates cut under his own name as a leader! Tracks were recorded over the decade between 1946 and 1956 – and they offer a fully fleshed-out picture of Eager's tremendous talents on the tenor – schooled in styles borrowed from Lester Young, but often set off in much more modern modes overall. Titles include "Allen's Alley" with Coleman Hawkins, "Blues" with JATP, "The Goof & I" with Red Rodney, "Daily Double" with Buddy Rich, "Groovin High" with Barry Ulanov & His Metronome All Stars, "Good Bait" with Tadd Dameron, "Five Brothers" with Stan Getz, "Perdido" with Terry Gibbs, "I'll Be Seeing You" and "Muy" with Tony Fruscella, and "Mulligan's Too" with Gerry Mulligan – plus "Zootcase", "Rampage", "Vot's Dot", "Booby Hatch", "Donald Jay", and "Meeskate" all recorded by Allan Eager as a leader. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ JadeMind Body & Song ... CD
Giant, 1994. Used ... Just Sold Out!

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Rudresh MahanthappaBlack Water ... CD
Red Giant, 2002. Used ... $6.99
(Out of print.)

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MC HammerSultry Funk (extended club)/Bustin' Loose (extended club) ... 12-inch
Giant, 1995. Very Good+ ... $0.99
12-inch, Vinyl record

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Warren ZevonMr Bad Example ... CD
Giant, 1991. Used ... $2.99
(Out of print. Library copy. Spines of tray card are missing.)

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✨✧ Jo ArmsteadStone Good Lover/Urge Keeps Coming ... 7-inch
Giant, Late 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A classic bit of Chicago soul! "Stone Good Lover" is a mellow number from Jo – a warm bit of deep soul with a really great feel. The track was a real underground classic, and it's still one of the best records ever from this vastly under-rated singer. "Urge" is an instrumental – strings and piano vamping nicely with the band! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Pudgee Tha Phat BastardCheckin' Out The Ave (album, inst, acapella, ghetto rmx, ghetto rmx inst) ... 12-inch
Giant, 1993. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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✨✧ George BensonSong For My Brother – Masters At Work Mixes (kenlou 12 mix, one rascal filtered mix, maw dub, zulu dub, tribal mix, mellow mix, radio edit) ... 12-inch
Giant Step, 1997. Used 2 X 12" ... Out Of Stock
We thought the George Benson collaboration with the Masters At Work on Nu Yorican soul was pretty great, and they must've too, as they've gone on to collaborate, at least in remixes, on these subsequent singles. Several nice club takes on this excellent jazzy groover. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ NuYorican SoulRunaway Remixes (2 x 12" Set) ... 12-inch
Giant Step/Blue Thumb, 1997. Used 2 x 12" (pic cover)... Out Of Stock
More mixes than you could hope to shake a stick at – and a massive double 12" single, featuring remakes of the tune "Runaway" from the legendary NuYorican soul album! Kenny and Louie really go to town with the original tune – and the remixes take things even higher, making the whole thing almost a mini-album based around a single track! There's 8 mixes in all: the "Original Flava 12" Mix", "Philly Beats", "Mongoloids In Space", "Mousse T's Jazz Funk Experience", "Mousse T's Soul Dub", "Ronnie's Guitar Instrumental", "India's Ambient Dream", and the "Don't Sample This ! Acapella". 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Liberty EllmanOrthodoxy ... CD
Red Giant, 1997. Used ... Out Of Stock
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Sway & King TechConcrete Jungle ... CD
Giant, 1991. Used ... Out Of Stock
The kings of west coast rap radio, in the days before the Wake Up show blew up coast to coast. Rhymes by Sway, beats by King Tech. 13 tracks plus the intro: "Concrete Jungle", "Devastating", "Baddest Mutha On 2 Turntables (rmx)", "Rock Steady", "Let Me See You Move", "In Control", "Bum Rush The Sound", "Follow 4 Now (rmx)", "It's Not Over" and "Same Old Thang". CD
(Out of print. Booklet and tray card have cutout holes.)

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✨✧ Warren ZevonLearning To Flinch ... CD
Giant, 1993. Used ... Out Of Stock
(Out of print. Spine has a cutout notch.)
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✨✧ VariousWhere The Action Is – Los Angeles Nuggets 1965 to 1968 (4CD set) ... CD
Rhino, Late 60s. Used 4CDs ... Out Of Stock
A treasure trove of Nuggets from the LA Scene – fantastic material from a far reaching line up of gritty garage rockers, sunshine pop tunesmiths, psychedelic groovers, trippy psyche folk and much more – masterfully collected on 4 discs by the box set geniuses at Rhino! With such a diverse catalog to mine, the CDs are divided surprisingly well, and like other Nuggets comps, it's a great way to intro a ton of obscurities, while still including bigger hits that deserve to be remembered. Packaged in a beautiful 48 page book with essays, artist commentaries, tons of great photos, and even a 60s LA club guide! Disc one On The Strip includes: "Riot On The Sunset Strip" by The Standells, "Gentle As It May Seem" by Iron Butterfly, "Take A Giant Step" by The Guilloteens, "Tripmaker" by The Seeds, "Girl In Your Eye" by Sprit, "Eventually" by Peanut Butter Conspiracy and many more. Disc two The Studio Scene includes: "Action, Action, Action" by Keith Allison, "The Rebel Kind" by Dino, Desi & Billy, "Yellow Balloon" by Yellow Balloon, "Montage Mirror" Roger Nichols Trio, "Don't Say No" by The Oracle, "Baby, Please Don't Go" by Ballroom and lots more. Disc three Beyond The City includes: "Jump, Jive & Harmonies" by Thee Midnighters, "She Done Moved" by The Spats, "Underground Lady" by Kim Fowley, "Our Time Is Running Out" by The Yellow Payges and many more. Disc four New Directions has 3 previously unreleased tracks: "Sit Down I Think I Love You" by Stephen Stills & Richie Furay, "Words" (demo) by Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart, and "Once Upon A Time" by Tim Buckley; plus "November Night" by Peter Fonda, "Marshmallow Skies" by Rick Nelson. "You Set The Scene" by Love and many more. 101 songs on 4CDs! CD
(Still sealed!)

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Aloe BlaccGood Things ... LP
Stones Throw, 2010. New Copy 2LP ... $16.99 17.98
Cinematic soul rooted in the rawer organ, drums and horns vibes that resonated deeply in records from north to south in the 70s – done with a lean, tight and head nodding groove no doubt informed by Aloe Blacc's own roots in hip hop – on his best album yet and one of best raw soul styled albums ever to come from our friends at Stones Throw! Good Things is a giant leap ahead of Shine Through, Aloe's previous full length on the label. We loved that record for its gritty, unique approach to funky soul, but, Good Things reaches for the heights of Aloe's heroes from Donny Hathaway to Marvin Gaye – and comes closer than we could have imagined! It's produced by the Truth & Soul team, with a timeless funk & soul vibe comparable to their work with the great Lee Fields. We have a feeling we'll still be listening to this album 10-15-20 years from now. Essential! Titles include the underground breakout "I Need A Dollar", an incredible cover of The Velvet Underground's "Femme Fatale" (we must have dropped the needle on that 50 times in the first couple days we had it), "Green Lights", "Miss Fortune", "Good Things", "Loving You Is Killing Me", "Mama Hold My Hand", "Hey Brother" and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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Eddy ArnoldEach Road I Take – The 1970 Lee Hazlewood & Chet Atkins Sessions (Love & Guitars/Standing Alone/bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/Real Gone, 1970. New Copy ... $16.99 18.99
A surprisingly great set of work from countrypolitan giant Eddy Arnold – 1970 sessions that have him both reforging his strengths with producer Chet Atkins, and taking up a whole new groove with the great Lee Hazlewood! The Atkins material can be heard here on the album Love & Guitars – a set that allows Arnold to answer back to all the others who, by that time, were hitting his own sort of mature way of putting over a tune – with backings that are almost more traditionally country than anything that Eddy had been getting on other recent records. The choice of material is great – songs by Merle Haggard, Wayne Thompson, Kris Kristofferson, and others – and titles that include "When The Wind Blows In Chicago", "Shadows Of Her Mind", "Today I Started Loving You again", "Just Enough To Start Me Dreamin", "With Pen In Hand", and "Soul Deep". Producer Lee Hazlewood works with Eddy Arnold on material from the album Standing Alone – a set that almost has Lee taking a tongue-in-cheek approach with strings and larger arrangements – giving Eddy the kind of setting that might have been darkly double-sided if Hazlewood were singing, but which comes across more in familiar Arnold territory overall. Still, there's definitely some nice touches around the edges – and titles include "Closest I Ever Came", "My Way Of Life", "She Believes In Me", "July You're A Woman", "Where Love Has Died", and "Some Lonely Picker". CD also features additional tracks from the same year, including two unreleased outtakes – for a total of 27 titles in all. CD

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Charles AznavourCharles Aznavour Rarities ... CD
Universal (France), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $9.99
Rare work from French songwriting giant Charles Aznavour – the talent who penned so many great songs for Edith Piaf, then went on to his own tremendous career as a singer! This set brings together lots of obscure tracks from Charles – including some recorded in the 60s and 70s, appearing here for the first time ever – mixed with some under-discovered gems from older records – almost all pulled from Aznavour's great run of records for the Barclay label, with arrangements that move between upbeat and groovy moments, to some of the lush sounds that always worked great for the singer's famous vocal approach. Titles include "Viens Donne-Nous La Main", "La Boheme", "De T'Avoir Aimee", "Ma Mie", "Pour Fair Une Jam", "Un Million De Fois", "Cherie Laisse-Toi Aimer", "Je T'Aime", "Merci Madame La Vie", and "Who". CD

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Banks & Steelz (RZA & Paul Banks)Anything But Words ... LP
Warner, 2016. New Copy 2 LPs ... $19.99 21.98
Wu Tang mastermind and all around modern renaissance man RZA teams up with Interpol vocalist Paul Banks...and it works. Wow! Considering the pros and cons of the contemporary musical landscape, one of the major pros is the cross-pollinating possibilities of what would've seemed crazy in the past. Still, the inspiration that might make a solid single happen with disparate figures rarely extends to an album – which is what makes Banks & Steelz such a leftfield win. RZA rhyming over hip hop/synth pop hybrid production and sharing vocals and production duties with Banks – with guest appearances by fellow Wu vets Meth, Ghost and Masta Killa, plus Kool Keith and Florence Welch. Includes "Giant", "Ana Electronic", "Sword In The Stone" feat Kool Keith, "Wild Season" woth Florence Welch, "Conceal", "Love And War" with Ghostface, "Can't Hardly Feel", "One By One", "Gonna Make It" and "Point Of View" with Method Man & Masta Killa. LP, Vinyl record album

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Gary BartzLove Affair ... CD
Capitol (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $19.99
A wicked set from the great Gary Bartz – one done after his mid 70s association with Larry Mizell – but still very much in a similar groove! The album's a great blend of Gary's soulful alto work with sweet electric backings – often put together with that angular stepping mode he used on some of his gentler funky numbers – and blended with a few mellower moments that live up to the title of the record, and really let Bartz stretch out on soulful solos. There's plenty of nice keyboards on the set, but Nate Morgan also brings in a slightly righteous vibe at times too – and titles include "Shake Your Body", "Love Affair", "At Last", and a remake of "Giant Steps", done in a pretty great way that has it sounding like a sweet 70s modal groover. CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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Anthony BraxtonSolo – Pisa ... CD
Leo/Golden Years (UK), 1982. Used ... $9.99
Sublime solo work from Anthony Braxton – recorded live in Italy in the early 80s, and blowing with a beautiful sense of tone and timing! We almost think we like Braxton solo more than any other setting, and this record is a great example of why – as you can hear him working out complex musical ideas on his own, but also still coming across with a sense of soul that's steeped in years of jazz tradition – a wonderful balance that almost makes Braxton more expressive on his own than when working with a group. The set has a good balance of some of Braxton's numbered "formula" compositions – "26C", "106C", "26G+99G", and "77E" – mixed with versions of "Giant Steps", "You Go To My Head", "Round Midnight", and "Alone Together". CD

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James CarrLosing Game – Goldwax Rarities EP ... 7-inch
Goldwax/Kent (UK), 1967. New Copy (pic cover)... $11.99
Rare material from one of the all-time soul music greats – Memphis deep soul giant James Carr, heard here on some rare tracks from his seminal Goldwax recordings of the late 60s! The package is wonderful – a limited edition EP that's even cooler than some of Carr's singles from back in the day – featuring rare alternate versions of "A Losing Game", "Love Attack", and "Pouring Water On A Drowning Man" – cuts that really get at the heartbreaking genius of James – plus the excellent "What Can I Call My Own". 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited edition of 1000 copies.)

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Stelvio CiprianiConcorde Affaire 79 (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Polydor/Chris' Soundtrack Corner (Germany), 1979. New Copy ... $19.99
A really great little soundtrack – one that's got a sound that's as sexy and sophisticated as you might guess from the cover and title – served up by Italian 70s genius Stelvio Cipriani! Stelvio proves himself to be a giant both on the funky numbers and the mellower moments – the former done with these cool stepping basslines mixed with really sweet keyboards – the latter served up with slinky strings that echo some of the best Italian erotic styles of the time, complete with some great watery touches on the production! This masterful reissue really expands past the original 12 track album – to offer up an additional 15 bonus cuts, wrapped up in a lovely-looking package as well. Titles include "Affaire Theme", "Danger Call", "Martinica Feeling", "Soft Dream", "Safe Landing", "Concorde Combo", "Percussion Theme", "Life Alert", and "Suspense Drums". CD

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John ColtraneAtlantic Years In Mono (6CD set) ... CD
Atlantic, Early 60s. New Copy 6 CDs ... $59.99 64.99
The early genius of John Coltrane – summed up perfectly on his albums for Atlantic Records! Coltrane was really going through some amazing changes here – picking up on some of his more modal and freewheeling solo expressions, while also able to hang back in some of the more soulful moments of his previous work on Prestige – criss-crossing jazz territory that few would touch this well again, even though Coltrane continues to influence so many with these records! The package presents five full albums in mono – all of them classics – Giant Steps (with the title track, "Naima", "Mr PC", and "Cousin Mary"), Bags & Trane (a duet session with vibist Milt Jackson), Ole Coltrane (with the incredible side-long title cut), Coltrane Plays The Blues, and The Avant Garde (an amazing collaboration with trumpeter Don Cherry). Package also includes The Coltrane Legacy – a special collection of rare mono recordings, with the titles "Untitled Original", "26-2", "Original Untitled Ballad", "Centerpiece", "Stairway To The Stars", and "Blues Legacy". CD

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✨✧ Ted CursonTraveling On ... CD
Evidence, 1996. Used ... $4.99
An excellent recent album from modernist trumpet giant Ted Curson! The set was recorded in Japan – in a very respectful format that has Curson exploring a number of different idioms from previous years. The best tracks are long drawn out numbers with a modal/modern groove – Curson's solo work augmented by some great soprano, alto, and flute solos by Mark Gross. A few of the tracks have Curson playing in a style that's oddly more in a funky soul jazz mode – featuring Ted doing versions of "Watermelon Man" and "Flip Flop & Fly", both with vocals! Other tracks include "Reava's Waltz", "Song Of The Lonely One", "Flatted Fifth", "Tears For Dolpy", "Lin's Garden", and his classic "Quicksand". CD

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Francesco De MasiLa Morte Viene Da Manila ... CD
Beat (Italy), 1965. New Copy ... $16.99
A sweet little score for this 60s film set in the Philippines at the end of WWII – penned by Francesco DeMasi with a nice blend of dramatic elements and exotic touches! The initial sound is a bit like some of Francesco's western scores – but as the soundtrack progresses, lots of cool "exotic elements come into play – almost a hip blend of Italian 60s mod with some island elements that are echoed in light guitars, watery strings, and some occasional darker percussion passages – which are then offset by the occasional action moment in a really nice way. The work definitely shows DeMasi's depth as a film score giant at the time – and the CD features a total of 18 numbers from the film, in a lovely package filled with great images from the movie! CD

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Francesco De MasiNew York Ripper (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Death Waltz (UK), 1982. New Copy ... $11.99 22.99
A great 80s horror score from Franceso De Masi – the Italian giant known best for his western and action work of the 60s and 70s – stepping out here in a sweet electric set to rival the best from his contemporaries! There's way more going on here than just the usual horror schlock – and the record's got a mix of funky and groovy moments that including a few surprisingly strong jazzy tracks with soulful tenor solos, mixed with a few others that have more of the keyboards you'd expect! The range of colors and tones really goes past the usual for this sort of film – and titles include "Where Is The Ripper", "New York One Night", "Suspense & Murder", "Waiting For The Killer", "New York One More Day", and "Puertorico Club". LP, Vinyl record album
(Insane package – a very hevy, very thick cardboard cover that acts like a pocket for the vinyl and insert!)

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James DeanJames Dean ... LP
Warner, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Original soundtrack excerpts, dialog & music from East Of Eden, Rebel Without A Cause, and Giant. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a half split top seam and a center split on the bottom seam.)

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Eleventh Dream DayPrairie School Freakout/Wayne EP (Bonus CD ROM) ... CD
Thrill Jockey, 1988/1989. Used 2CD ... $9.99
One of the best rock albums to come out of Chicago and/or Louisville in the 80s. If you kids like the rock & roll of the Neil Young & Crazy Horse (loose, crazed electric guitars), X (barbed guy/girl traded lead vocals), and earlier Giant Sand or Uncle Tupelo (feedback-echoed twang) you truly can't do better than Eleventh Dream Day's Prairie School Freakout. This one has been out of print for way, way too long. Thrill Jockey to the rescue. Now if Bettina could only wrestle the rights to EDD's El Moodio away from Atlantic Records and reissue that behemoth, we'll nominate her for president in 2004. Lots of bonus material, including the lost Wayne ep, extensive notes, and bonus live CD ROM footage. Tracks include "Watching The Candles Burn", Sweet Smell", "Among The Pines", "Coercion", "Driving Song", and "Tarantula". CD

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Kahil El' Zabar & David MurrayGolden Sea ... LP
Sound Aspects (Germany), 1989. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Beautiful set of duets between Chicago percussionist Kahil El'Zabar and tenor giant David Murray. Murray's in top form here, and he plays with warmth an imagination throughout, driven to new heights by Kahil's soulful playing. Very rhythmic set, with percussive underpinnings, and driving choppy solos by Murray. With the great cuts "Song for a New South Africa", "Sweet Meat", and a great take on "All Blues". LP, Vinyl record album

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FJF (Ken Vandermark/Mats Gustafsson)Blow Horn ... CD
Okka Disk, 1997. Used ... $9.99
Quartet session that brings together Swedish reed genius Mats Gustafsson with Chicago tenor giant Ken Vandermark, and adds in Chicago players Steve Hunt and Kent Kessler. Gustafsson and Vandermark are brilliant together – as testified by a recent successful tour of the U.S. this past winter – and their playing is full of life, energy, and boundless imagination. Gustufsson's a genius on an assortment of reed instruments, and the sounds he gets from them are otherworldly. Tracks include "Carry Out", "Structure A La Malle", and "Blow Horn for Service". CD
(Out of print – and in a cool LP-style sleeve!)

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Frank FosterFearless Frank Foster ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1965. Used ... $14.99
An incredible album from tenor giant Frank Foster – one of his best records ever, with an impeccable soul jazz groove that's light years beyond his earlier work! The record has a bit of the feel of Frank's album with Richard Davis for Impulse, but takes off in a slightly different direction – tightly grooving, with a bit of a searching feel that points towards Foster's Coltrane-inspired later years. Frank's on tenor, and the rest of the group includes Virgil Jones on trumpet, Al Dailey on piano, Bob Cunningham on bass, and Alan Dawson on drums. The rhythmic component of the session is tremendous, and titles include "Disapproachment", "Baby Ann", "Janie Huk", and a great version of his "Raunchy Rita". CD
(Out of print.)

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Dusko GoykovichEuropean Jazz Sounds ... CD
Be! (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $16.99
Fantastic unreleased work from one of the greatest trumpeters on the European scene from the late 50s onward – and one of the few players who could match the depth and soul of American jazzmen on the instrument! Dusko Goykovich has given us so much great music over the years – in small groups as a leader, in unusual projects as a sideman, and even as a soloist in bigger bands – and here, we capture the trumpet giant at the earliest stage of his career – on some beautiful German radio studio recordings from the end of the 50s and start of the 60s – tight, soulful, boppish material with a slight modern edge – recorded on all tracks with Derek Humble on alto, Karl Drevo (Drewo) on tenor, Franciso Coppieters on piano, and Jonny Fischer on bass. Some tracks feature Kenny Clarke on drums, the rest feature Stuff Combe on the kit – and titles include "Mile Dave", "Omricon", "Perhaps", "Quicksilver", "Solar", "Les Copains", "Salud To Birdland", and "On Green Dolphin Street". CD

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Johnny GriffinBig Soul (Big Soul Band & White Gardenia) ... LP
Riverside/Milestone, 1960. Very Good- 2LP Gatefold ... $2.99
One of those ubiquitous Milestone 70s two-fers combining two nice sides from the little giant. The first set is Big Soul Band, a sweet little album from Johnny – quite different than most of his other sessions at the time, as this one features a big band, as the title says – filled with some strong Chicago and soul jazz players, and featuring killer arrangements by the great Norman Simmons! Simmons' was just bubbling up at the time – and he had a sock soul jazz sound that was part of his time on the Chicago scene, and which, unfortunately, rarely achieved as strong of recorded expression as it did on this album. Griffin's a heck of a great player, even at this age, and the strength of his horn sits nicely in the front of a great ensemble that also includes Pat Patrick, Matthew Gee, Julian Priester, Frank Strozier, Bobby Timmons, Harold Mabern, Vic Sproles, and Charlie Persip. Titles include a number of Simmons originals – like "Meditation", "Panic Room Blues", and "Holla" – plus a great reading of Timmons' "So Tired"! The second LP is Johnny's tribute to Billie Holiday – with Johnny's tenor fronting some larger backing on strings and brass – but hipper than most efforts of this type, thanks to some great arrangements by Melba Liston and Norman Simmons! The record's a nice change from some of Johnny's more full-on bop sessions from the same time – and it's nice to hear that his tenor works equally well on mellow tracks and ballads like "God Bless The Child", "Gloomy Sunday", "Travelin' Light", "Left Alone", and "Detour Ahead". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring & edge wear, some seam splitting, and a peeled spot from sticker removal.)

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