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✨✧ MozartSerenade In D Major K239 (Serenata Notturna)/Divertimento In D Major K251/Divertimento In B Flat Major K270 – Orpheus Chamber Orchestra ... LP
Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), 1985. Very Good+ ... $3.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light rippling and stains.)

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Masabumi KikuchiBlack Orpheus ... CD
ECM (Germany), New Copy ... On May 20, 2016
CD

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✨✧ BrittenBenjamin Britten – The Modern Orpheus Britannicus ... CD
Membran (Germany), Late 30s/1940s. Used 4 CDs ... Out Of Stock
CD

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✨✧ Antonio Carlos Jobim & Luis BonfaOrfeu Negro (Black Orpheus) ... LP
Doxy, 1959. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the greatest soundtracks ever – a record that set a whole new standard for audio representation of a film! The mad music for the set was composed by Antonio Carlos Jobim, with lyrics by Vincius De Moraes – and performed by Luiz Bonfa on guitar – but despite such prime bossa pedigree, the whole thing's got a sound that goes way beyond the familiar – a crazy mix of batucada percussion, samba rhythms, bossa guitar, and loads of sound effects from the film – so much so that the first half of the record is almost a sound-for-sound replication of the first 20 minutes of the movie! The sound collage is amazing – an extremely unique approach to soundtrack representation, and one that's never been done so beautifully since. A truly breathtaking record, filled with mindblowing sounds – and an early example of the genius that would explode in 60s music in Brazil. Some key bossa classics are represented here in early versions – including "Felicidade", "O Nosso Amor", and "Manha De Carnaval" – but they're wrapped up in odd sounds and rhythms that really make them sound different! LP, Vinyl record album
(140 gram vinyl pressing!)

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✨✧ Isao Suzuki TrioBlack Orpheus (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Three Blind Mice/Think (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A beautifully spare session from the mid 70s – one that features bass and cello from Isao Suzuki – stretching out here in a sound that's totally unique! The trio's a great one – with Donald Bailey on drums and Tsuyoshi Yamamoto on both acoustic piano and Fender Rhodes – the latter of which sounds amazing next to Suzuki mellow-stepping lines. If you've heard any of Suzuki's other albums from the period, the style is somewhat similar – quite soulful throughout, but with an easygoing, open feel that's quite different than many American sessions of this nature – and which makes it clear that the bassist is the leader, not the pianist! Titles include a great version of "Manha De Carnaval", plus "Angel Eyes", "In A Sentimental Mood", "Who Can I Turn To", and "Blues". CD
(Blu-spec CD.)
 
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Dennis CoffeyUnder The Moonlight ... LP
Orpheus, 1989. Sealed ... $6.99
Titles include "Mr Slick", "Tuff Enuff", "Got To Have You", "In The Pocket", "Sunrise", "Where Did Love Go", and "Breakout". LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a hole in front and a hype sticker.)

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Eric GableCaught In The Act ... LP
Orpheus, 1989. Very Good+ ... $3.99
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Z'LookeCan U Read My Lips (lipps mix, 7" version, lips & thighs dub mix, lp) ... 12-inch
Orpheus, 1988. Very Good+ ... $1.99
12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a stickered sleeve, with a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Compton's Most WantedIt's A Compton Thang ... CD
Orpheus/Universal (Japan), 1990. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Pivotal west coast rap from Compton's Most Wanted! NWA cast such a long shadow in the late 80s, especially in the nascent gangsta rap and G Funk scenes, it was tough for top shelf peers and followers to get their due, but CMW deliver the goods and this record stands the test of time! Production by LA old school-er the Unknown DJ and CMW's DJ Slip give this set a nice stripped down west coast sound, with MC Eiht holding up his own end of things (and taking up the slack for the Chill MC) on the mic. 11 tracks in all, including "It's A Compton Thang", "One Time Gaffled Em", "This Is Compton", "Late Night Hype", "Duck Sick", "I'm Wit Dat" and "Rhymes Too Funky Pt 1 (Live at Lonzo's 1988)". CD
 
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Donald Byrd & John JenkinsStar Eyes (aka Jazz Eyes) ... LP
Savoy, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A great little session – an oft-overlooked gem from Savoy's legendary hard bop years of the 50s – reissued many years later with an added bonus track! Altoist John Jenkins leads the session – which also features Donald Byrd – who gets co-billed as leader on this reissue, plus Curtis Fuller, Tommy Flanagan, Doug Watkins, and Art Taylor – and with a lineup like that, you can hardly miss! The set grooves like one of the best edgy Prestige blowing sessions from the time – long tracks, lots of room for solos, and a surprising coherency that really drives the whole thing. Features the 4 longish tracks from the original LP – "Orpheus", "Honeylike", "Rockaway", and "Star Eyes", plus a take of "Darn That Dream". LP, Vinyl record album

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Great Jazz TrioStandard Collection Vol 2 – Autumn Leaves ... CD
Limetree/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1988. New Copy ... $13.99
A bit of a variation on Hank Jones' Great Jazz Trio – at least in comparison to the group's better-known records from the Japanese scene in the late 70s and early 80s – but a variation that brings along some mighty nice changes, too! The rhythm section duo here is especially vibrant – rich basslines from Mads Vinding, and some tightly snapping drums from Billy Hart – who has this way of punctuating the tunes differently than previous drummers in the trio – creating a whole new scenario of swing for Hank to work with. Jones' piano is at the top of his gem at this point in his career – and titles on this second volume include "Angel Eyes", "Black Orpheus", "Gone With The Wind", "Dark Eyes", "Alone Together", "Softly As In A Morning Sunrise", and "On Green Dolphin Street". CD

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✨✧ VariousPanorama Of Musique Concrete ... CD
El (UK), Mid 50s. Used ... $15.99
A landmark recording of early experimental work by Pierres Henry & Schaeffer – some of the classic Ducretet Thomson recordings that helped set the stage for later electronics in the 60s! The pieces here are all pretty amazing – and feature lots of noises, sounds, and electronics mixed with more conventional instrumentation that's very abstracted in the performance. There's a bracing, stimulating feel to the record that makes you wonder why folks ever varied from the original brilliance of work like this – and titles include "The Veil Of Orpheus", "Music Without A Title – 5th Movement", "Drum – Fleeting Percussion", and "Finale In The Concerto Of Ambiguities" by Pierre Henry; "Study For Piano", "Mexican Flute", and "Sound Effects Railway Study" by Pierre Schaeffer; "Trifle In C" by Henry & Schaeffer; and "Musical Box" by Arthuys. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ramsey LewisDancing In The Street ... LP
Cadet, 1967. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A late 60s groover from the second Ramsey Lewis trio – the one that features Cleveland Eaton on bass and Maurice White on drums, both doing a pretty great job of filling the spot vacated by Eldee Young and Red Holt! The album's a live one, cut in the successful mode of Ramsey's records with the Young/Holt group – mostly featuring familiar numbers transformed by the Lewis Trio's hard-grooving approach to their work! It's great to hear Maurice White in a pre-Earth Wind & Fire jazz setting – and the album's got a slightly more open sound than some of Ramsey's earlier live dates – especially on the Brazilian tinged numbers that include "Mood For Mendes", "Corcovado", and "Medley From Black Orpheus". Other tracks include "Struttin Lightly", "Dancing In The Street", "You Don't Know Me", and "What Now My Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing.)

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✨✧ New York Rock & Roll EnsembleReflections – Music Composed By Manos Hadjidakis ... LP
Atco, 1970. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Quite possibly the most interesting album ever from the New York Rock & Roll Ensemble – a set done in close collaboration with Greek soundtrack maestro Manos Hadjidakis! The tunes are all penned by Hadjidakis, and they're performed by the group in an ambitious mode that has more than a few echoes of their Balkan heritage – bits of oboe, cello, and guitar used in ways that have a distinctly Greek-sounding flavor – supported by more conventional rock-styled rhythms that still manage to have a quality that's a bit more majestic than just regular small group rocking! Vocals are all in English, penned by members of the band on top of Hadjidakis' compositions – and the album's a great crossroads between 60s psyche and soundtrack genres. Titles include "Dedication", "The Day", "Love Her", "Dance Of The Dogs", "Kemal", "Orpheus", "Noble Dame", and "Better Way". LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has a light click on side 2, track 1)

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✨✧ Bola SeteBola Sete At The Monterey Jazz Festival ... LP
Verve, 1966. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A killer set of grooves recorded live by this legendary Brazilian guitarist – and a record of his that we've always sold extremely well over the years! The setting is a stripped down stage at the Monterey Jazz Festival – where Sete grooves in an open-ended fashion with only bass and drums behind him. The best track on here is "Soul Samba", a nice little groover with good drumming by Paulinho (Magalhaes) – and the LP also features an extended medley of tracks from Black Orpheus, plus an original called "Flamenco". Nice and jazzy, with a good tight bossa groove. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Manhattan Jazz QuintetConcierto De Aranjuez ... CD
King (Japan), 1994. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A different album than usual for the Manhattan Jazz Quintet – as you might guess from the album's title reference to the famous composition by Rodrigo – which seems to inspire the group into a whole new range of colors and tones! The instrumentation is more varied than before, while the group's still staying as a quintet – as Lew Solof plays trumpet, flugelhorn, and French horn – and George Young adds in alto, soprano, and flute to his usual lines on tenor sax. These new instruments make for plenty of fresh inflections – and the rhythms also change up a bit, too – with either Eddie Gomez or Charnett Moffett on bass, and Steve Gadd or Victor Lewis on drums. Titles include "Black Orpheus", "Concierto De Aranjuez", "Blue Bossa", "Watermelon Man", and "Alfie's Theme". CD

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✨✧ Paul DesmondTake Ten (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
That's "Take Ten", not "Take Five" – a great title cut that echoes Paul Desmond's previous work with Dave Brubeck – but which then gives way quickly to some sweet bossa-styled grooves done with guitar from Jim Hall! The album's one of the strongest of the Hall/Desmond collaborations for RCA – A sublime showcase not just for Paul's impeccable alto, but also for the amazing tones and chromes that fly freely from the strings of Jim's guitar! Both players are set up with just a bit of gentle backing – light percussion from Connie Kay, and a bit of bass from Gene Cherico or Gene Wright. The whole thing's a well-conceived study in economy, as the two players craft sly and subtle lines around spare drum and bass backings – slowly hanging sound in space to weave a rich web of sound that's as compelling as it seems to be effortless! Titles include "Take Ten", "El Prince", "Embarcadero", "Samba De Orfeu", "Theme From Black Orpheus", and "Alone Together". CD

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✨✧ Laurindo AlmeidaConcerto De Aranjuez ... CD
East Wind (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Guitarist Laurindo Almeida returns to a bit of his roots here – but he also shows off a lot of the jazz experience he's picked up along the way! The album features Almeida working solo on acoustic guitar – although possibly overdubbed alongside himself at times – and while the set begins with the serious title composition, things never get too much in the realm of classical guitar – and instead have Almeida skirting many different styles, including a bit of bossa guitar – and working with this uniquely echoey recording style that makes each note resonate with a richly expressive sound! Titles include "Cool Cat Keeps Coat On", "Holiday For Strings", "Songs From Black Orpheus", "The Summer Knows", and "Star Dust". CD

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✨✧ Antonio Carlos Jobim & Vinicius De MoraesBrasilia – Sinfonia Da Alvorada ... LP
Doxy, 1958. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Not the usual bossa nova you might expect from Antonio Carlos Jobim – but instead a larger, more ambitious piece of music – written for the opening of the city of Brasilia, to mark a whole new generation in Brazilian modernism! The music is often orchestral, and shows the wonderful ear for a score that Jobim would develop in later 60s arrangements – a style that hints at the bossa backings to come, but which also has some of the darker currents of the Black Orpheus soundtrack, although less percussion. Vinicius De Moraes adds in some great spoken bits – and titles include "O Planalto Deserto", "O Homem", "Coral", "A Chegada Dos Candangos", and "O Trabalho E A Construcao". LP, Vinyl record album
(140 gram vinyl pressing!)
 
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✨✧ Miles DavisMiles Davis & Horns ... LP
Prestige, 1951/1953. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Don't let the "horns" in the title put you off – because the record's not a hokey "with horns" record by Miles, but a batch of all-star sessions that has him playing with some really tremendous contemporaries! The set compiles early Miles Davis sides from two different Prestige sessions of the early 50s – material originally issued as 10 inch LPs, but brought together here in a very cool full length package with a cover image by Mad Magazine's Don Martin! Side one features Miles with a sextet that includes Sonny Rollins, Bennie Green, John Lewis, Percy Heath, and Roy Haynes – on the tracks "Morpheus", "Down", "Blue Room", and "Whispering" – all taken in a boppish mode, but with slight modern touches. Side two features the compositions of Al Cohn – "Tasty Pudding", "Floppy", "Willie The Wailer", and "For Adults Only" – played by a septet that features Cohn, Zoot Sims, John Lewis, Kenny Clarke, Leonard Gaskin, and Sonny Truitt – a very nice match to the sound of side one, and a surprisingly unified record overall! LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing, still in the shrink.)
 
 
 



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