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Rise AgainstRe-Education (Through Labor)/Minor Threat ... 7-inch
DGC, 2008. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $2.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(White vinyl pressing.)

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VariousDon't Mourn – Organize! Songs Of Labor Songwriter Joe Hill ... CD
Smithsonian Folkways, 1990. Used ... $4.99
... CD
 
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Chuck FlorenceMontana ... LP
Labor, 1982. Near Mint- ... $13.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a name in marker on front & back and a small stain on one corner.)

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Heiner StadlerBrains On Fire Vol 2 ... LP
Labor, 1974. Very Good+ ... $24.99
Pianist Heiner Stadler was a key part of the New Jersey underground of the late 60s and early 70s – and although he wasn't the greatest avant garde pianist in the world, he was fortunate enough to have his own record label, and to be able to work with some of the better talents of the scene on his own record. Case in point is this album, which features the track "Love In The Middle Of The Air", an extended duet between Reggie Workman on bass and Dee Dee Bridgewater on voice – really a wild one, and quite different than most of Bridgewater's work done in later years. The track's a key part of her career (not to mention Workman's), and Stadler fortunately stayed out of the set to let the pair improvise together freely. Side two features two shorter tracks – "UCS" and "Pointed" – more outside, and played with groups that include Tyrone Washington, Garnett Brown, Workman, and Lenny White. LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Labor pressing. Cover has some seam splitting.)
 
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John CorbettVinyl Freak – Love Letters To A Dying Medium ... Book
Duke University Press, 2017. New Copy ... $18.99 24.95
An incredible look at the format of vinyl – put together by a guy who's got one of the hippest record collections we've ever seen! John Corbett's been writing about music, art, and other formats for decades – but his real labor of love is vinyl records – a format he continued to embrace even at the height of the CD era – so much so that he talked Downbeat magazine into letting him write a special column on musical delights that had never made it to the digital format! Corbett helped plenty of music get reissued on CD himself – thanks to countless label projects – but he also always held a special place in his heart for the kinds of records that never got reissued – and those are the sorts of titles featured here – a massive run of music that runs from jazz to funk, American and European, totally obscure to completely common – presented beautifully together in this massive book! The volume doesn't just bring together Corbett's columns, but also offers up full color reproductions of all the record covers, along with a few other details too – to support efforts on dozens of artists – a huge list that includes Melvin Jackson, Bill Leslie, Black Grass, Night Blooming Jazzmen, Phil Seamen, Khan Jamal, Klaus Doldinger, The Mad-Hatters, Tommy Jones, Guy Warren, The Three Souls, United Front, Johnny Lytle, London Experimental Jazz Quartet, Paul Smoker, AK Salim, Noah Howard, Jack Wilson, and many others – a good number of whom have yet to be reissued. The book is wonderful – and Corbett's longtime declaration of being a vinyl freak is more important than ever, given the rebirth of the medium! Book is 250 pages, softcover, with color images. Book

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Ned DohenyProne ... CD
Columbia/Sony (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $13.99
Maybe our favorite record ever from 70s mellow rock maestro Ned Doheny – thanks to production from Steve Cropper and arrangements from Jimmie Haskell – both of whom give the record a super-soulful sound! Ned's always had this blue-eyed style that's gotten him equal play on both sides of the 70s fence – respect from the crowds that love his smooth AOR approach, but also nods from the modern soul scene – given how many great midtempo grooves he's offered us over the years. This set's the perfect delivery on all his great promise – and is filled with wonderful cuts that include "Think Like A Lover", "Labor Of Love", "Sweet Friction", "To Prove My Love", "If You Only Knew", "Funky Love", and "Guess Who's Looking For Love Again". CD
(Part of the great AOR City series from Japan!)

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✨✧ Neo BoysSooner Or Later 1978 to 1980 ... LP
Mississippi, Late 70s. New Copy 2 LPs Gatefold ... $8.99
Great girl-based punk from the Portland scene of the late 70s – an overlooked quartet who really sound tremendous here in a massive double-length set of tracks! The music is stark and spare – and has a quality that almost makes us feel like we've found a pile of lost Rough Trade singles from the time – music that's not really the same as most American groups of the time, but which has this special sensibility and a subtle sort of wit. Instrumentation is pretty conventional – in a punk rock sort of way – but that's also the appeal of the record, too! Titles include "Abnormal Chick", "Empty My Head", "Kids", "Put A Penny Pin", "Obscure Emotion", "Someday Maybe", "Time Keeps Time", "Cheap Labor", and "Broken Mirror". LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousColemine Singles – 20 / 45 RPM ... CD
Colemine, Early/Mid 2010s. New Copy ... $9.99 14.98
An excellent compilation of the funky sounds of Colemine Records – a contemporary indie label/labor of love with roots in Oxford, Ohio – who've been putting out some of the best singles in the post-millennium funk underground for years! The label has been delivering solid funk 45s for years, and it's about time they collected 'em on tight compilation. We've only ever seen most of the tunes on the original 45s, and it's great to have so many top shelf funk tunes together at last – numbers by Jungle Fire, Orgone, Tee See Connection, Los Sospechos, Dojo Cuts, Jive Turkeys, Ikebe Shakedown, Geno Washington & The Ironsides and more. 20 tracks in all! Includes "Comencemos (Let's Start)" by Jungle Fire, "Don't Get Caught" by Droptones, "Black Mamba" by Tee See Connection, "Authoritay" by Alan Evans Trio, "Don't Stop" by Orgone, "City Heights" by Sure Fire Soul Ensemble, "Don't Throw Your Love Away" by Gene Washington & The Ironsides, "Like Yesterday" by Monophonics and more. CD

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✨✧ Piero UmilianiGli Italiani E L'Industria (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Four Flies (Italy), 1967. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
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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Nat AdderleyBlue Autumn ... CD
Evidence, 1973. Used ... $8.99
With Sonny Fortune on alto, Larry Willis on piano, Walter Booker on bass, and Jimmy Cobb on drums. Includes a great version of "Book's Bossa" – plus "Blue Autumn", "Tallahassee Kid", "Fifth Labor Of Hercules", and "For Duke & Cannon". CD
 
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George Benson & Earl KlughCollaboration ... LP
Warner, 1987. Very Good+ ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Arthur BlytheElaborations/Light Blue/Put Sunshine In It ... CD
Columbia/BGO (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $14.99
A trio of 80s albums from saxophonist Arthur Blythe – brought together in a 2CD set! First up is Elaborations – a beautiful moment in which the loft jazz generation really got a chance to shine in the mainstream – and mostly without any sense of overdone attempts at commercialization! The album's a great summation of all the ideas that reedman Arthur Blythe was cooking up in the 70s underground – performed here with a hip group that includes Blythe on alto, Kelvyn Bell on guitar, Abdul Wadud on cello, Bobby Battle on drums, Bob Stewart on tuba, Wilbur Morris on bass, and Mohammad Abdullah on congas – some of them players who you might never have expected to be recording for Columbia Records! And yet the setting of the record doesn't interfere with their creativity at all – and instead, really seems to give Blythe and the group the sort of focus that only makes their ideas even better – on titles that include "Elaborations", "Metamorphosis", "Sister Daisy", "Shadows", and "The Lower Nile". Light Blue is a wonderful record from saxophonist Arthur Blythe – a set that features his group working through a number of tunes by Thelonious Monk – but with very different arrangements and instrumentation that change things up completely! The set came at a time when Monk was receiving a lot of new attention in the world of jazz, and at a time when Arthur's star had risen too – and the meeting of forces is wonderful – as Blythe brings all sorts of new rhythms and tonal combinations to play with familiar tunes that really transform in the process. The group is a familiar one for Blythe – and features Abdul Wadud on cello, Kelvyn Bell on guitar, Bob Stewart on tuba, and Bobby Battle on drums! And while you might scratch your head at the tuba, the instrument is often used in ways that might follow older bassline styles – but with a quality that bridges the alto and cello in a great way. Titles include "Nutty", "Coming On The Hudson", "Light Blue", "Epistrophy", and "We See". Put Sunshine In It is a record that really seems to live up to its title – as the sound here is maybe a little bit sunnier than on some of Arthur Blythe's previous albums! The record features heavy contributions from Todd Cochran – aka Bayete – who plays keyboards on most numbers, and introduces more of an electric vibe to the album than previous Blythe outings. The style isn't entirely fusion, but it's definitely warm and sunny – and Arthur responds as such with his solo work – a tight tighter and less edgey, but still nicely soulful. The album features a nice remake of the tune "Sentimental Walk" – from the movie Diva – plus the tracks "Uptown Strut", "Silhouette", "Put Sunshine In It", and "Tumalalumah". CD

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Camaron De La Isla Con La Colaboracion Especial DeArte Y Majestad ... CD
Polygram/Philips (Spain), 1975. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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CBS LaboratoriesTechnical Series – Professional Test Record (STR 100) ... LP
CBS, 1961. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the inserts.)

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Miles Davis & Gil EvansHistoric Collaboration In Words & Music ... CD
Columbia, 1996. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Promo only CD – with spoken interview passages, plus music from the Miles/Evans box set! CD

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Luc Ferrari, Ensemble Laborintus & eRikmEt Tournent Les Sons ... CD
Angle (France), 2006. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Hi Fi/Stereo ReviewModel 211 – Stereo test Record For Home & Laboratory Use ... LP
HiFi/Stereo Review, 1963. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the booklet. Cover has ring & edge wear.)

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Helen Merrill & Gil EvansCollaboration ... CD
Mercury/EmArcy, 1987. Used ... $6.99
Later work from both Merrill & Evans – but recorded with an icy edge that comes off surprisingly well! Most tracks are standards, done in the mode of Merrill's 50s work for Mercury, with some of the touches of Evans' 80s orchestrations – and titles include "Summertime", "Dream Of You", "I'm Just A Lucky So & So", "I've Never Seen", "New Town Is A Blue Town", and "He Was Too Good To Me". CD
(Out of print.)

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Modern Jazz Quartet & Laurindo AlmeidaCollaboration ... LP
Atlantic, 1964. Very Good ... $3.99
Moody vibes and light guitar – a wonderful meeting of two unique talents – the third stream jazz of the Modern Jazz Quartet, and the introspective guitar of Laurindo Almeida! The session blends together a host of different influences – from classical guitar to bossa nova to modern jazz – all with the light and spacious touches of the MJQ at their best, recorded with some really warm brilliance that makes the whole set sparkle! Titles include "Foi A Saudade", "One Note Samba", "Fugue In A Minor", "Silver", "Trieste", and "Concierto De Arajunez". LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & purple label pressing.)

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Modern Jazz Quartet & Laurindo AlmeidaCollaboration (Label M pressing) ... CD
Atlantic/Label M, 1964. Used ... $6.99
Moody vibes and light guitar – a wonderful meeting of two unique talents – the third stream jazz of the Modern Jazz Quartet, and the introspective guitar of Laurindo Almeida! The session blends together a host of different influences – from classical guitar to bossa nova to modern jazz – all with the light and spacious touches of the MJQ at their best, recorded with some really warm brilliance that makes the whole set sparkle! Titles include "Foi A Saudade", "One Note Samba", "Fugue In A Minor", "Silver", "Trieste", and "Concierto De Arajunez". CD
(Out of print, marker over barcode.)

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Jackson MooreLaboratory Band Vol 1 ... CD
Peacock, 2000. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Sound LaboratoryBuddin Buddin & Ah-Ooo-Ga (double a-side single) ... 7-inch
SSS International, 1969. Very Good+ ... $9.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo.)

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✨✧ Ultramagnetic FoundationUltra Laboratory Stories ... CD
Black Pegasus, 2010. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD

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✨✧ Duke JordanJazz Laboratory Series – Do It Yourself Jazz Vol 1 ... LP
Savoy, Mid 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An interesting little record that was sort of Savoy's attempt to cash in on the Music Minus One market – but which also works extremely well on its own as a regular jazz album. The premise is simple: side one features a quartet led by Duke Jordan, and featuring rhythm by Oscar Pettiford and Kenny Clarke, plus alto solos by Gigi Gryce. Side two has the same tracks, same recordings, but Gryce's alto solos have been stripped out, so that you can play the tracks on your own! The record includes 4 tracks, done twice in this manner: "Sometimes I'm Happy", "Jordu", "Oh Yeah", and "Embraceable You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Maroon label pressing, nice and clean. Cover has a name in marker on front and back, and label has a bit of marker too.)

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✨✧ CBS Laboratories/Edward Tatnall CanbySeven Steps To Better Listening ... LP
CBS, 1964. Used ... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Missing the booklet and insert.)

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Eden Ahbez & OthersWild Boy – The Lost Songs Of Eden Ahbez (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Bear Family (Germany), 1950s/1960s. New Copy Gatefold ... $28.99 31.99
A much-needed look at the untapped musical legacy of Eden Ahbez – the west coast mystic who's best remembered for delivering the song "Nature Boy" to Nat King Cole (legendarily walking in barefooted during a recording session!) – but who also made a range of other great music in the years that followed! Apart from "Nature Boy", and Ahbez's rare Eden's Island album from 1960, most of his other songs have fallen in in the shifting sands of time – but this record does a great job of digging up the best of the bunch, and presents them in a well-documented package that's much better than some of the public domain Eden Ahbez records that have hit the market. Song songs are by Eden, in a range of exotic vocal modes – others are by contemporaries, some in collaboration with Ahbez, some working on their own – and there's a great rante of trcks that icnlude "The Clam Man", "Umgowah", "India", "Child Of Nature", "Anna Was Mine (demo)", "Overcomers Of The World", and "Monterey" by Eden Ahbez – plus "Surfer John" by Nature Boy & Friends, "Wild Boy" by Mort Wise & The Wisemen, "Eden's Island" by Arthur Lyman, "Land Of Love" by Nat King Cole, "Hey Jacque" by Eartha Kitt, and "Palm Springs" by Ray Anthony. (Put together by the same guy who did Exotic World Of Eden Ahbez – but with different tracks, and even better sound!) LP, Vinyl record album

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Alma Afrobeat EnsembleIt's Time ... CD
Slow Walk (Spain), 2016. Used ... $6.99
Nice one from Barcelona's Alma Afrobeat Ensemble – with some righteous, timeless original tunes by the group – plus some stylistic boundary-busting collaborations with remix producers! The straighter Afrobeat numbers are pretty great – inspired by the legends of the style, blending western soul, funk and jazz with African rhythms and percussion – providing a danceable foundation for some pretty righteous lyrics – sung largely in English by Lagos-born vocalist Joe Psalmist. The remixes are fresh cuts, too, as opposed to re-workings of same album's other tracks – and they really bring in some diverse dancefloor style, too. Titles include "It's Time", "Live And Let's Live", "Shakedown", "Lost", "Siempre Prente (DJ Farmer Fiesta Remix)" and "Room Enough" featuring Ray Lugo (Terrifcos Remix) – plus "DWB Breakdown (DJ Quiet Cool Down Remix)", "Ain't It Time (DJ Phader Decale Remix)" and "Lost In Dub (Los Kalakos Dub Remix)". CD
(Out of print.)

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AM & Shawn LeeLa Musique Numerique ... CD
Park The Van, 2013. Used ... $1.99
Loads of great electro sounds here – bassy keyboards, splashy beats, and some cool moogy moments – all wrapped up in the kind of heavy funk we've always loved from Shawn Lee! This cool collaboration with AM furthers the pair's step into the best sounds of the 80s – modes that almost feel like digging up the most underground funk of the generation at points, but which also get some pretty tuneful songwriting at others – great vocals that themselves are pretty electronic, and often echo that great moment in the years past punk and disco – when genres broke down for a bit, and music got especially wonderful! The set isn't totally retro – leave it to the pair to bring in some of their own voice as well – and titles include "Good Blood", "Suffer Like Me", "Replay", "In The Aftermath", "Two Times", "Louna", "Iron Leaf", and "Special Disco". CD

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AmericaHearts ... LP
Warner, 1975. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Warm wonderful work from America – keenly collaborating here with producer George Martin, who helps them take their already-great sound into a whole new dimension! Martin's got a wonderfully smooth touch on his studio work here – cool, compressed, and just right for the group's harmony approach – yet never in ways that are slick or sleepy at all! If anything, there might even be more intimacy to these songs than on the group's initial records – and the best vocal and acoustic touches are still preserved nicely amidst some larger lovely arrangements from George. Titles include "Sister Golden Hair", "Midnight", "Bell Tree", "Old Virginia", "People In The Valley", "Seasons", and "Daisy Jane". LP, Vinyl record album
(Quadradisc pressing, including the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Gene AmmonsBlue Gene ... CD
Prestige, 1958. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Way more than just an album with Gene Ammons as a leader – and instead, a set that truly earns the "all stars" listed on the cover – thanks to a great array of supporting players, and a very loose, open-ended jam session style that lets everyone get in plenty of solo space! Ammons' tenor is tremendous, but he's also a great collaborator here, too – working with Idrees Suliman on trumpet, Pepper Adams on baritone, Mal Waldron on piano, Art Taylor on drums, Doug Watkins on bass, and Ray Barretto on conga – in a mode that's maybe slightly tighter than some of the blowing sessions Prestige was doing at the time, but which still has that key longform creative energy that made the hardbop generation so great. Titles include "Blue Gene", "Scamperin", "Blue Greens n Beans", and "Hip Tip" – and all tracks are long, with plenty of focus on solos! CD
 
 
 



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