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Ultimate SpinachBehold & See (1968) (mono version) ... LP
MGM/Sundazed, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.98
Legendary psych from the late 60s Boston scene – and the rare, unedited mono version, too! The group's self-titled earlier set is a gem for sure, but this more ambitious, far out, yet groovy effort really is a wonder to behold! It's got nicely tripped out sounds, but never flying to far out with the fuzzy instrumentation, and stays grounded in solid songcraft – with benchmark psych era touches, and some surprising sounds, too. Lead singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ian Bruce-Douglas's trippy songs are given a lovlier, ethereal vibe here with the addition of singer Barbara Jean Hudson, and titles include "Gilded Lamp Of The Cosmos", "Visions Of Your Reality", "Jazz Thing", "Mind Flowers", "Where You're At", "Fifth Horseman Of The Apocalypse", 'Fragmentary March Of Green" the sprawling, 10 minute "Suite: Genesis Of Beauty". LP, Vinyl record album
(Colored vinyl pressing – in mono!)

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✨✧ Piero UmilianiGli Italiani E L'Industria (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Four Flies (Italy), 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
Hardly the sort of industrial sounds you might not expect – not the noisy European mode of the 80s, nor even the sort of labor-conscious styles of the Folkways generation – and instead, a sweet batch of groovy, lively instrumentals with a strong 60s vibe – of the sort that makes us think that Italian factories must have been a pretty pleasant place to work at the time! The great Piero Umilian penned all the tunes – in the best manner of his film scores from the same time – and the music is conducted by Romolo Marcellini, for a television program that used all of the tunes – in a beautiful blend of organ lines, guitar, vibes, and other jazzy instrumentation. Titles include "Natascia", "Tempo Di Week-End", "Playtime", "Automatismo", "Microracing", "Negozi Alla Moda", "Coltura Virus", "Cibernetica", and "Rally Notturno". LP, Vinyl record album

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Piero UmilianiL'Arcangelo ... CD
Rambling (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... $23.99
One of the grooviest soundtracks we've ever heard from the mighty Piero Umiliani – a sparkling set that's filled with jazzy scatting, mod instrumentation, and loads of other wonderful 60s touches throughout! The music has that special Italian sound that's built on bossa that you'll find in some of the coolest soundtracks from Umiliani's generation – and like the rest, it really takes off in its own unique direction – with soaring, seductive sounds that live quite vibrantly away from the screen! The whole thing's right up there with bossa jazzy classics like Sweden Heaven & Hell or La Matriarca – and the CD features a whopping 31 tracks in all – all pretty darn groovy. CD

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Piero UmilianiSweden – Heaven & Hell (Svezia – Inferno E Paradiso) ... LP
Omicron/Schema (Italy), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
One of the greatest soundtracks ever from the mighty Piero Umiliani – sounds initially written for a film that was an international "sexpose" of daily life in Sweden – but which have grown to even greater fame on their own over the years – thanks to the talent of the maestro! The music here is awash in groovy elements – lots of sweet Hammond organ lines, mod basslines, and some especially cool wordless vocals from the choir of Alessandro Alessandroni – scatting away in a great way alongside the instruments, and bringing an added level of breathy eroticism to the whole thing! This special LP version recreates the original Omicron release of the record – with titles that include the two lyrical tracks "You Tried To Warn Me" and "Sleep Now Little One", sung by Lydia McDonald – plus the tracks "Topless Party", "Eva Svedense", "Essere Donna", "La Signora Cameriera", "FotoModelle", and "Le Ragazze Dell'Archipellago". (Note, does not contain the track "Mah Na Mah Na", which is on other versions of the soundtrack – but it appears on the "partner" reissue of Umiliani's Psichedelica from Schema, under the title "Viva La Sauna Svedese".) LP, Vinyl record album

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Rene UrtregerDidi's Bounce ... CD
Saravah (France), 1970. Used ... $14.99
One of the four piano jazz records that originally made up the cool Saravah box set from the early 70's that came in a wild fold-out cover. Rene Urtreger leads a tight quartet that features electric bass, drums, and electric guitar through a set of covers like "Listen Here" and "With A Little Help From My Friends", plus some groovy originals like "Tchac Poum Poum" and "Pour Tonton Monk". The group sounds like a good MPS group on most of the album, with good hard keyboard playing, and some funky rhythm backing in the best European tradition of the time. A nice record, and a very tough one to find! CD
(Out of print.)

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Marcos e Sergio Paulo Valle with AzymuthO Fabuloso Fittipaldi – Original Soundtrack ... CD
Mercury (Japan), 1973. Used ... $18.99
A totally rare gem from Marcos Valle – and one of his most unusual recordings! The album is from the soundtrack from a film about the famous Brazilian race car driver Emerson Fittipaldi – and the tracks are a very unusual mix of music by Valle with some spoken passages that might be interviews from the film. You may recognize the theme "Fittipaldi Show", as it's a wonderful groover played by Azymuth that's shown up in a number of comps over the years – and most of the rest of the tracks are played by Azymuth, too – and they have an incredible sound that's very different than the group's later work, and which sounds a lot more like Valle's work from the time. The sound is spacious and soaring, but with lots of jazzy and groovy elements – and titles include "Vinheta I", "Fittipaldi Show", "Vitoria", "Rindt", and "Acidente". CD
(Out of print.)

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VanusaVanusa Vol 1 – 1967 to 1973 (Vanusa 1968/1969/1971/1973/bonus tracks)(4CD set) ... CD
Continental/Discobertas (Brazil), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used 4 CD's ... $24.99
Four full albums from this really lovely Brazilian singer – complete with a lot of bonus tracks too! Vanusa's got a groove that's quite different than other female Brazilian acts at the time – almost more French pop at times, especially at the start of her career – with lots of groovy rhythms, upbeat styles, and some playful arrangements that really seem to emphasize the sexier side of her style! Like some of her French contemporaries, Vanusa starts with a mode that seems to step off Brit beat group sounds of the mod years – then gets more sophisticated as the years move on, and only picks up even headier, groovier styles in her backings – a bit like the shift that Sylvie Vartan went through at the end of the 60s. All four albums here are totally great – filled with groovy little tracks – and each of them is presented with original artwork, and bonus tracks too! CD

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✨✧ Sarah VaughanTime In My Life ... LP
Mainstream, 1971. Very Good Gatefold ... $6.99
Sarah Vaughn's looking pretty groovy on the cover of this album, and she's sounding pretty groovy too – thanks to some sweet 70s backings from Ernie Wilkins! The style isn't exactly funky, but it's got some fully soulful sounds, and some great electric moments too – modes that almost feel more like some of the best Kudu Records vocal sets from the time, instead of the usual Mainstream Records groove. Sarah really fits well in this sort of setting – stretching out into groovier territory than before with the same sense of change that Ella Fitzgerald or Marlena Shaw were bringing to their music at the time. Players include Jerome Richardson on saxes, Buddy Childers on trumpet, Benny Powell on trombone, Jimmy Cobb on percussion, and Earl Palmer on drums – and titles include "Inner City Blues", "Magical Connection", "Universal Prisoner", "Tomorrow City", "That's The Way I've Always Heard It", "Imagine", "On Thinking It Over", and "If Not For You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a partially unglued bottom seam.)

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Pat WilliamsShades Of Today ... LP
Verve, Late 60s. Very Good ... $4.99
Groovy pop orchestrations from one of the best bandleaders working at Verve in the late 60's. Sweet Verve sounds, with a mix of jazz, easy, and Brazilian sounds, and tracks like "Laia Ladaia", "Cinnamon & Clove", "The Look of Love", "Arrasto", and "Bubbles Was a Cheerleader". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Hozan Yamamoto & Sharps & FlatsBeautiful Bamboo Flute (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Victor/Universal (Japan), 1971. New Copy Gatefold ... $26.99
One of the coolest albums ever cut by Japanese wood flute player Hozan Yamamoto – a set that has him working with very groovy backings from the Sharps & Flats ensemble – who almost give the whole thing an MPS label blending of funky jazz and world music sounds! The approach is wonderful – a bit more upbeat and swinging than some of Yamamoto's other records, as Nobuo Hara leads the larger group with a totally cool sound – which makes the flute lines a sweet exotic touch over straightforward, soul-drenched, big band jazz! We might even link the sound to some of Dorothy Ashby's grooviest albums for Chess/Cadet – although with flute, instead of harp – and titles include "Komoro Mago-Uta", "Soma Bon-Uta", "Kokirio Bushi", "Sado Okesa", "Tairyo Utaikomi", and "Kuroda-Bushi". CD
(SHM-CD pressing! Part of the amazing Deep Jazz Reality series!)

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Zalla (Piero Umiliani)Suspense ... CD
Liuto/Schema (Italy), 1972. New Copy ... $16.99
One of the coolest records ever cut under the Zalla alias of Italian soundtrack composer Piero Umiliani – a set that definitely lives up to the suspense promised in the title, but with lots of groovy touches along the way! Think of the album as kind of an update of older "scare" records of the 50s and 60s – such as the Shock album by Creed Taylor – almost a soundtrack for a horror film that doesn't exist, given a lot more freedom overall, because there's no image to direct the music! Umiliani's always got a very visual style to his sounds, but really outdoes himself here – working with instrumentation that includes guitar, Hammond, vibes, Fender Rhodes, and plenty of percussion – all produced and recorded in really cool ways, to get some very unusual sounds out of the instrumental sources. Titles include "Ambiguo", "Rimoris", "Dietro Le Sbarre", "Evasione Notturna", "Giallo", "Killer", "Inchiesta", "Suspense Angosciosa", and "Insonia". CD
Also available Suspense (with bonus CD) ... LP 22.99

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Zalla (Piero Umiliani)Suspense (with bonus CD) ... LP
Liuto/Schema (Italy), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
One of the coolest records ever cut under the Zalla alias of Italian soundtrack composer Piero Umiliani – a set that definitely lives up to the suspense promised in the title, but with lots of groovy touches along the way! Think of the album as kind of an update of older "scare" records of the 50s and 60s – such as the Shock album by Creed Taylor – almost a soundtrack for a horror film that doesn't exist, given a lot more freedom overall, because there's no image to direct the music! Umiliani's always got a very visual style to his sounds, but really outdoes himself here – working with instrumentation that includes guitar, Hammond, vibes, Fender Rhodes, and plenty of percussion – all produced and recorded in really cool ways, to get some very unusual sounds out of the instrumental sources. Titles include "Ambiguo", "Rimoris", "Dietro Le Sbarre", "Evasione Notturna", "Giallo", "Killer", "Inchiesta", "Suspense Angosciosa", and "Insonia". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus CD with entire album!)
Also available Suspense ... CD 16.99

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VariousCole Slaw Music Club – A Rhythm & Blues Revue ... CD
Cree (Germany), Late 50s. New Copy ... $21.99 24.99
Hard-grooving R&B from a host of hip talents from the 50s – music that's a bit blues, a bit jazz, and which goes past the obvious tunes you'd usually find on a collection like this! The cuts were chosen by the folks at the Cole Slaw Club in Germany – a specialist spot to step to old school grooves like these – and the sounds are a very cool mix of jukebox jive, groovy instrumentals, and some deeper-voiced tunes that really give the collection a lot of depth! The collection's not afraid to step between different genres in search of a swinging groove – in the best Bear Family/Cree Records style – and titles include "I Changed My Mind Jack" by Jo Ann Campbell, "Spider In The Web" by The Dooley Sisters, "Big John" by Richard Berry, "The Sneak" by Jimmy Oliver's Orchestra, "Salome Twist" by The Carroll Brothers, "Talk About Me" by Screamin Jay Hawkins, "Sugar Diabetes" by Eddie Banks, "Stolen Love" by Miss Lavell, "Sweet Little Love Like You" by Al Brown & The Tune Toppers, "Dance Of The Goony Bird" by Pat Miller, "Summertime" by Sylvia Mora, and "My Old Man" by Buddy & Ella Johnson. CD

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VariousGilles Peterson – Magic Peterson Sunshine ... CD
MPS (Germany), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
The magic sunshine here is all from the legendary catalog of MPS Records – unusually groovy jazz tracks from the 60s and 70s, all hand-picked by the equally legendary DJ Gilles Peterson! Peterson first turned many ears onto MPS back a few decades ago – with his excellent Talkin Jazz series – and this set follows strongly in that legacy, but also really shows both the deeper knowledge of the label's catalog we've acquired over the years, and the further development of Gilles' incredible ear for finding an unusual tune! The music here isn't just funky jazz, it's a huge range of sounds at once – some modal and spiritual elements, some global jazz experiments, a few vocal tracks, and even some very cool space-age styles – served up in a package that seems to make each new track burst forward with fresh feeling in the company of the others – that rare quality that can make a compilation like this so great. Titles include "Lillemor" by Francy Boland, "Out Of The Sorcellery" by Eddie Louiss, "Big P" by Modern Jazz Group Freiburg, "Stone Ground Seven" by Singers Unlimited, "Harp Revolution" by Johnny Teupen, "Service" by Orchester Roland Kovac, "Love Train" by Third Wave, "Dew" by Don Ellis, "Our Chant" by Gunter Hampel, "Denn Liebe Ist Stark Wie Der Tod" by Wolfgang Lauth, "Why & How" by Mark Murphy, and "Cancion Del Fuego Fatuo" by Pedro Iturralde with Paco DeLucia. CD

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VariousGirls Want The Boys – Sweden's Beat Girls 1966 to 1970 ... LP
Ace (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $21.99
Totally groovy sounds from the Swedish scene of the 60s – a flurry of female pop tunes that we love every bit as our favorite French femme work from the time! Like French pop, the tunes here are lively and upbeat – often with a slight current of funk or soul in the rhythms, and with instrumentation that mixes fuller orchestrations with groovier elements at the core – creating a juxtaposition of large sound and personal presence that makes the music plenty darn great throughout! There have been lots of other European scenes tapped like this over the years – but this may well be the first Swedish collection we've ever heard – and, thanks to the folks at Ace Records, it gets beautiful presentation with top-shelf sound, and detailed notes on the music. Titles include "The Girls Want The Boys" by Eleanor Bodel, "Karlek Finns Det Overallt" by Mak Les Souers, "Last Train To Liverpool" by Plommons, "Good Kind Of Hurt" by Lena Junoff, "Don't" by Doris, "Benny Law" by Plums, "Lite For Liten" by Lill Babs, "Vadret" by Mona Wessman, and "You Really Have Started Something" by Britt Bergstrom. 12 tracks in all! LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousItalian Girls Like Ear-Catching Melodies ... CD
Dagored (Italy), Early 70s. Used ... $9.99
Despite the cloying title of this one, the set's a very sweet collection of Italian 70's themes with a groovy sexy sound to them. There's perhaps more of a camp feel than usual (if you can believe that!), with sounds that have a bit of a Barbarella-ish feel, or sort of a Euro b-grade erotic quality. There's some nice mellow moments with spare electric keyboards, in sort of a Morricone style, and others with good rolling basslines. Titles include "Louise" and "Theme For A Murderer" by Armando Trovajoli, "La Bella Signora" and "One More Time" by Piero Piccioni, "La Storia Comincia" by Guido De Angelis, "Diamanti Swing" by Francesco De Masi, "What Is This Love" by Franco De Gemini, "Susan & Jane" by Riz Ortolani, and "Il Sorriso Della Ieana M6" by Roberto Pregadio. Nicely packaged in a sexy cover, and with a nice pace of grooves! CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousLe Pop – La Boum – Les Chansons De La Nouvelle Scene Francaise ... CD
Le Pop Musik (Germany), 2016. New Copy ... $11.99
New sounds from the contemporary French music scene – a huge amount of excellent tracks you might not come across on your own! Unlike some of the previous volumes in the Le Pop series, which might have skewed towards more classic-sounding music – the range of styles here is pretty great, and pretty darn groovy – some numbers that are very 21st Century in their use of beats, rhythms, and production – others that rework older styles in postmodern manners, with creative touches that are completely wonderful! There's plenty here to expand your understanding way past Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin – and titles include "Cheri" by Oai Star, "Eclipse Twist" by Raidomatic, "Singapore Slang" by Call Me Poupee", "Jmy Attendais Pas" by Clea Vincent, "Y'A Des Garcons" by Fabulous Trobadors, "La Noce Ya No Existe" by Benjamin Biolay, "Danze Avec Moi" by Noze, "Comme Un Manouche Sans Guitare" by Thomas Dutronc, and "Bordel" by Alister. CD

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VariousNew Jazz Festival – Balver Hohle 1974 & 1975 (11CD box set) ... CD
Be! (Germany), Mid 70s. New Copy 11CD ... $129.99 199.99
Incredible jazz from the German scene of the 70s – two years' of recordings from this important festival – one that presents all the "new jazz" promised in its name, but in a range that moves effortlessly between free jazz, modal moments, funky fusion, and even some groovy big band work too! Performers are a range from all over the European scene – and are represented here in a significant selection of material from each act – very well-recorded, and presented in this beautiful box set, along with a booklet of notes and photos as well. The scope of sounds is fantastic – and long performances include an set of improvisations from the trio of Peter Brotzmann, Fred Van Hove, and Han Bennink; two long electric tracks from Jasper Van't Hof's Pork Pie group, with Charlie Mariano on a range of reeds and Philip Catherine on guitar; four long improvisations from the SOS group of John Surman, Mike Osborne, and Alan Skidmore – plying in a great mix of reeds and electronics; there's also two long improvisations between pianist Misha Mengelberg and drummer Han Bennink; Gary Burton's quintet with Pat Metheny and Mick Goodrick on guitars perform three improvisations for over 75 minutes of music; the Gustav Brom Big Band step out on some very groovy tracks; saxophonist Eero Koivistonen blows with his quartet that includes Olli Avhenlahti on electric piano; reedman Jiri Stivin and guitarist Rudolph Dasek play a number of improvisations; bassist Barre Phillips and flautist Kryzstof Zgraja perform two long improvisations; the Polish Jazz Summit features Tomasz Stanko on trumpet, Zbigniew Namyslowski on alto, Zbigniew Siefert on violin, and Adam Makowicz on Fender Rhodes; and trumpeter Franz Kogelmann and soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy head a quintet with a bit of electronics! There's a few more surprises, too – and the whole thing is a fantastic presentation of these lost sounds. CD

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VariousPied Piper – The Pinnacle Of Detroit Northern Soul ... LP
Pied Piper/Kent (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $14.99
Stunning soul from the Detroit underground of the late 60s – a treasure trove of gems that literally grew up in the shadows of Motown – given that the work here was spearheaded by the Pied Piper Productions team of Jack Ashford, Mike Terry, Joe Hunter and Herbie Williams of the legendary Funk Brothers! There's a tighter, more energetic vibe to the material than on some of the more grandly soaring sounds of Detroit's bigger hits of the time – and we really love the unfussy, driving soul essence at play here – a gritty, groovy, and really hard-burning sound that makes just about every number here a gem – and a real change, if you only know the bigger hits from Motown! The track selection is wonderful – and even includes a number of never-issued tracks from the time, plus singles issued on Kapp and some smaller labels too. Titles include "Just Can't Leave You" by Tony Hester, "I Can't Hold On" by Lorraine Chandler, "We Go Together (alt with rap intro)" by The Cavaliers, "Voo Doo Madamoiselle" by September Jones, "More Than A Memory" by Nancy Wilcox, "That's When I Need You" by Freddy Butler, "This Heart Is Lonely" by Rose Batiste, "I'm Not Built That Way" by The Hesitations, You Only Live Twice (original take)" by Lorrane Chandler, "Ooh It Hurts Me" by The Cavaliers, and "Set My Herat At Ease" by Mikki Farrow. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousRicordare – The Songs Of Ennio Morricone ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s/2016. Used ... $9.99
A fantastic collection of songs originally penned by soundtrack genius Ennio Morricone – served up here in a host of vocal versions that really show how many different artists and styles he influenced over the years! Some of the cuts here are expected Italian pop singles – vocal variations of Morricone themes in Italian – but as the set moves on, there's a really groovy range of different sounds from all over the world – some with a relation to the soundtrack/sound library scene, but lots more by a variety of artists inspired by the genius of the maestro. As with other sets like this on Ace Records, the package features detailed notes – helping put all the music in context – and the 21 track set list is full of surprises, mostly with songs from the golden late 60s/early 70s era, mixed with some stunning gems from later years. Titles include "Questi Vent'Anni Miei" by Catherine Spaak, "Una Stanza Vuota" by Lisa Gastoni, "Hurry To Me" by Amii Stewart, "La Ballata Di Hank McCain" by Jackie Lynton, "Ballad Of Sacco & Vanzetti" by Scott Walker, "Ricordare" by Gerard Depardieu, "It Couldn't Happen Here" by Pet Shop Boys, "Il Tempo Sa" by Romina Arena, "Amalia Por Amor" by Hayley Westenra, "A Brisa Do Coracao" by Dulces POntes, and "Canzione Basilica" by Fausto Cigliano. CD
Also available Ricordare – The Songs Of Ennio Morricone ... CD 16.99
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MastersoundsDate With The Mastersounds ... LP
Fantasy, 1960. Very Good ... $13.99
A great album by the bscure and groovy group that featured Wes Montgomery's brothers (Buddy and Monk) on vibes and bass, plus Richie Crabtree on piano and Benny Barth on drums. The group had a piano/vibes sound that was clearly inspired by 50s work of the George Shearing Quintet or the MJQ – but given their roots in the Montgomery Brothers' Indianapolis soul jazz scene, the Mastersounds managed to swing a bit more than their contemporaries – going for a slightly exotic approach to jazz that also had lots of traces of the work of Horace Silver. Titles include "Fink Fank Funk", "For Now", "Try It", and "Whisper Not". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue vinyl pressing.)

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Michel LegrandEVA – Original Soundtrack ... LP
Doxy, 1962. New Copy ... $21.99
A fantastic lost soundtrack from Michel Legrand! The score is a lightly jazzy one, done for a film starring Jeanne Moreau and directed by Joseph Losey – and the music's a perfect blend of Legrand's earlier straighter jazz work, with some of his later talent for groovy orchestrations. The overall feel is quite dark – with the kind of jazz-based soundscapes that were showing up in some other French soundtracks at the time. Titles include "Water Ski", "At The Bar", "One Morning In Roma", "Eva & Tivian", "The Wedding", and "Adam & Eve", which is sung in a vocal version by the great Tony Middleton! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Jimmy OwensJimmy Owens ... LP
A&M, 1976. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Great stuff from trumpeter Jimmy Owens! Owens was always one of the hipper talents on his instrument during the 70s, and this A&M set features him in a nice groovy group that includes 2 guitars, and piano by Kenny Barron. The tracks are long, and offer Owens chance to open up amidst the shifting soundscapes and soulful rhythms. Titles include "What's The Use", "Do It To It", "My Life", and a great version of "Caravan". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Red NorvoNorvo...Naturally! ... LP
Rave, 1957. Good+ ... $5.99
A sublime 50s session from vibist Red Norvo – one that features him working with a really sparkling quintet! The album's got a feel that's similar to Red's fragile trio grooves of the time – but which is fleshed out a bit more by work on flute and alto from Robert Drasnin, and some great guitar lines from the under-recorded player Jimmy Wymble. The tunes are spare, slight, and very focused on the soundshapes of the tunes – lyrically dancing around in the best Norvo-like mode of his glory years. Tunes are mostly standards – nicely done versions of tracks like "Stella By Starlight", "I'll Remember April", and "Lullaby Of Birdland" – but there are also 2 nice originals – "Scorpion's Nest" and "Spider's Web" – which have Red's groovy tightly arranged vibe style in the forefront! LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Rave pressing. Cover has wear, peeling in one corner and a split bottom seam.)

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