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Max Roach Plus FourQuiet As It's Kept ... LP
Mercury, 1960. Very Good ... $29.99
Nothing too quiet here – as the album's one of Max Roach's key classics from the Mercury years – recorded with one of the hippest groups he ever led! Players here are all wonderful – Julian Priester on trombone, Stanley Turrentine on tenor, Tommy Turrentine on trumpet, Bob Boswell on bass, and Max on drums – all working together in a very hip groove – no piano at all in the mix, which makes for even more interplay between the horns as they dance around tightly at the heads on each tune, always with sharp modern tones – then break apart beautifully for richly expressive solos! The arrangements are wonderful – proof that Roach was really moving past straight hardbop modes by this point in his career – and titles include "Quiet As It's Kept", "To Lady", "Lotus Blossom", "As Long As You're Living", "Juliano", and "The More I See You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has one small bit of an old sticker.)

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Gene RodgersJazz Comes To The Astor – Introducing The Gene Rodgers Trio ... LP
Mercury, 1958. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Features a young Ben Riley on drums! LP, Vinyl record album

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Pete Rugolo10 Trumpets & 2 Guitars ... LP
Mercury, Early 60s. Very Good Gatefold ... $5.99
An extremely groovy session from arranger Pete Rugolo – done in a style that's partly jazz, but which also has lots of dynamic range – in a way that's almost in the style of some of the RCA bachelor pad albums from the time. Rugolo makes the most of the interesting format – using the horns for blasting, brassy waves of sound upfront – then letting the guitars step around in cool little ways – sometimes hitting the percussive tones you'd hear on an Esquivel album, and at others going for a straighter jazz approach. Players include Pete Candolo, Don Fagerquist, Howard Roberts, Larry Bunker, and Al Viola – and titles include "Two Guitars", "Ten Trumpets Have I", "Trumpets At Large", "Guitarsville", "Whispering", and "Echoes Of Harlem". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing with deep groove.)

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Pete Rugolo10 Trumpets & 2 Guitars (Wing) ... LP
Mercury, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $2.99
An extremely groovy session from arranger Pete Rugolo – done in a style that's partly jazz, but which also has lots of dynamic range – in a way that's almost in the style of some of the RCA bachelor pad albums from the time. Rugolo makes the most of the interesting format – using the horns for blasting, brassy waves of sound upfront – then letting the guitars step around in cool little ways – sometimes hitting the percussive tones you'd hear on an Esquivel album, and at others going for a straighter jazz approach. Players include Pete Candolo, Don Fagerquist, Howard Roberts, Larry Bunker, and Al Viola – and titles include "Two Guitars", "Ten Trumpets Have I", "Trumpets At Large", "Guitarsville", "Whispering", and "Echoes Of Harlem". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a small cutout hole.)

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Pete RugoloMusic For Hi Fi Bugs ... LP
Mercury, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $6.99
The title makes this one sound like a batch of bachelor pad tunes, but the album itself is easily one of Pete Rugolo's best of the 50s – a really tremendous big band outing that's filled with all-star players – all in a groove that breaks Pete very firmly past his Kenton heritage! The tracks are bold and strong voiced – often a bit longer than usual, which allows for even more focus on the album's solos from players who include Larry Bunker, Pete Candoli, Ronny Lang, Russ Freeman, and Dave Pell. There's a wonderful quality to the record – one in which all elements gell together perfectly, but in a way that still makes you aware of the presence of each player in the larger group – and titles include "Fawncy Meeting You Here", "For Hi Fi Bugs", "These Foolish Things", "Dream Of You", "Snowfall", and "Later Team". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original drummer logo pressing with a deep groove. Cover has some discoloration from age and delamination on front.)

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Pete RugoloPercussion At Work ... LP
Mercury, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A percussion-heavy batch of tracks that has Pete Rugolo starting from a mode explored heavily in the hi-fi years, but taking the genre into much jazzier territory! With the help of a large group of west coast players – including Don Fagerquist, Larry Bunker, Herbie Harper, Frank Rosolini, Jack Costanzo, and Shelly Manne – Pete really makes things swing nicely, and brings in as much dynamic energy from the horns as he gets from the percussion! Titles include "Bongo Riff", "Drumerama", "Funky Drums", "Interplay For Drums, Bass", "Artistry In Percussion", and "1+4". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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Pete Rugolo & His OrchestraAdventure In Sound - Reeds In Hi Fi ... LP
Mercury, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
One of Pete Rugolo's greatest albums – and some of his most groundbreaking work away from Stan Kenton! The album features Rugolo arranging for a tight group of west coast reed players – including Bud Shank, Dave Pell, and Bob Cooper – and the tracks are angular, complicated, and dosed with that right mixture of modernism and swing that made Kenton's best work from the early 50s so great. Titles include "Theme For Alto", "Igor Beaver", "Impressionism", "Our Waltz", "Polytonal Blues", and "Collaboration". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove, in the cover with Stereo across the top.)

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✨✧ RushAll The World's A Stage ... LP
Mercury, 1976. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
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RushCaress Of Steel ... LP
Mercury, 1975. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $11.99
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RushFarewell To Kings ... LP
Mercury, 1977. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $13.99
The first half of the "Cygnus X1" journey – plus "Closer To The Heart", "Xanadu", and "A Farewell To Kings". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)
Also available Farewell To Kings ... CD 3.99

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RushGrace Under Pressure ... LP
Mercury, 1984. Very Good ... $7.99
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(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ RushHemispheres ... LP
Mercury, 1978. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $14.99
One of our all-time favorites – with the classic part 2 of the "Cynus X1" saga – the mighty "Trees", and the post-rock jam "La Villa Strangiato". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing.)

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✨✧ Saint SaensSymphony No 3 In C Minor Op 78 – Dupre/Paray/Detroit Symphony ... LP
Mercury, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
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(Deep groove stereo pressing, with color back cover.)

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✨✧ Savage ResurrectionSavage Resurrection ... LP
Mercury, 1968. Very Good+ ... $89.99
A sweet west coast psych session – with production by Abe "Voco" Kesh! LP, Vinyl record album
(Original stereo pressing! Cover is nice overall, but has a small cutout hole and a split top seam. Vinyl is nice.)

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ShostakovichSymphony No 5 Op 47 – Stanislaw Skrowaczewski/Minneapolis Symphony ... LP
Mercury, 1962. Near Mint- ... $14.99
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(180 gram stereo reissue – on Speakers Corner!)

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✨✧ Tony Silvester & The New IngredientMagic Touch ... LP
Mercury, 1976. Very Good+ ... $29.99
A standout solo album from Tony Silvester of the Main Ingredient – maybe the only record he ever did on his own, but a real classic from the 70s! The album features arrangements by Patrick Adams – of P&P Records fame – and although the production is full and rich, there's a core approach that links the set nicely to the disco underground of the time – particularly the mix of funk and spacey touches that Adams was known for! Tony produced himself, and also arranged in a few spots – and the overall feel is like the best Main Ingredient modes of the sophisticated mid 70s years, taken to even greater fruition. Titles include the excellent groover "Pazuzu" – which we go back to again and again over the years – plus "Tender Side Of Love", "Cosmic Lady", "Keep it Up", "Verry White", and "Magic Touch". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear & a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ SkwaresStart It Up ... LP
Mercury, 1988. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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(Cover has a hype sticker, promo stamp, light wear, and a crease on one corner.)

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Jimmy SmithIt's Necessary ... LP
Mercury, 1977. Very Good ... $1.99
One of Jimmy's last albums for a major label in the 70s – a real back-to-basics set that was recorded live at the Jimmy Smith Supper Club in LA – the "home of fried cornbread and live jazz", and a venue that we certainly wish we could have visited! Jimmy's working here with an all-star group that almost recalls his Blue Note jam session work – with Blue Mitchell on trumpet, Teddy Edwards and Harold Land on tenor, and Ray Crawford on guitar – all coming together in gently-grooving numbers that have a classic soul jazz feel. Titles include "It's Necessary", "For Your Love", "Side Mouthin", "Sometimes I'm Happy", "I've Got Love On My Mind", and "Say It Again, Jim". LP, Vinyl record album

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Jimmy SmithSit On It! ... LP
Mercury, 1977. Very Good ... $7.99
One of our favorite later albums from organist Jimmy Smith – and a set that cooks heavily in a wicked blend of jazz, funk, and soul! The style's a bit like the groove that Johnny Hammond hit during his Gears period – arranged by Eugene McDaniels and Alan Silvestri, with an approach that's somewhere between Larry Mizell and Skip Scarborough – tight grooves, bits of vocals, yet plenty of room for Smith's keyboard solos to take off over the top! Players include Herbie Hancock on piano, Alan Silvestri on guitar, and Lenny White on drums – but the main star is Jimmy – who's grooving massively over the top of the album, with soaring solos that are some of his best work from the late 70s. Our favorite track on here is a masterful take of "Can't Hide Love", but there's a lot of other nice funky tracks like "Slippery Hips", "My Place In Space", and "Give Up the Booty". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear.)

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SpiritFuture Games ... LP
Mercury, 1977. Near Mint- ... $5.99
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