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Bach/McBeth/East/Speer/Feld/Hartley/RenwickContrapunctus VII/Four Frescoes/Peccavi/Three Sonatas/Quintette/Orpheus/Dance – Annapolis Brass Quintet ... LP
Crystal, 1976. Near Mint- ... $0.99
LP, Vinyl record album

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Harrison BirtwistleSecret Theatre/Nenia The Death Of Orpheus/Ritual Fragment – Rosemary Hardy/Johannes Kalitzke/Musikfabrik NRW ... CD
CPO (Germany), 1995. Used ... $3.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Hartmut GeerkenOrpheus ... LP
Holidays (Italy), 1996. New Copy ... $24.99
Billed as a "live recorded dream play" – the set features Hartmut Geerken re-striking the amazing sun harp that he was given by Sun Ra in 1971 – an instrument with 55 strings that Geerken reworks here in very un-harply ways! The music features percussive notes from the instrument as much as other sounds that sometimes include the whole thing resonating together – and Geerken vocalizes oddly, almost in a dadaistic way while working on the whole thing. Beautifully packaged – and one of his most unusual recordings. LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 200 copies – in a great carboard cover, with insert too!)

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Alice Green & Ramon Dixon/Alice Green with OrpheusWill You Remember?/Just A Voice To Call Me Dear ... 78 RPM
Victor, Late 10s. Good+ ... $1.99
78 RPM


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Offenbach/Reznicek/Rossini/Suppe/NicolaiOrpheus In The Underworld & Other Favorite Overtures – Donna Diana/Barber Of Seville/Beautiful Galatea/Merry Wivers Of Windsor/Light Cavalr ... LP
Columbia, 1968. Sealed ... $4.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(2 eye stereo pressing! Inner sleeve is stell sealed. Cover has some light edge wear.)

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✨✧ OrpheusAscending ... LP
MGM, 1968. Very Good+ ... $14.99
LP, Vinyl record album

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OrpheusJoyful ... LP
MGM, 1969. Very Good ... $9.99
Produced and arranged by Alan Lorber – who brings in some nice trippy touches! LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label promo pressing. Cover has light wear and a promo sticker.)

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Alexander ZhurbinOrpheus & Eurydice – A Rock Opera In Two Acts/Two Portraits ... CD
Albany, 2000. Used ... $6.99
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✨✧ Masabumi KikuchiBlack Orpheus ... CD
ECM (Germany), 2016. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A beautiful final performance from pianist Masabumi Kikuchi – one that features a long-drawn, spun-out solo that stands as a wonderful testament to his many years of wonderful records – and which has this sense of completeness and complexity that makes it a haunting last message from the musician! The performance is a live one – recorded in Tokyo, with a style that's carefully complex, yet very organic too – more subtle energy than some of Kikuchi's earliest work, and with a masterful sense of tone and shading that creates this growing wave of darkness that really fits the album's title, too. The core album features the multi-part "Tokyo" – a long improvisation – plus the bonus encore "Little Abi". CD

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✨✧ Fred Lerdahl/Jacob Druckman/William Bolcom/MichaelPoints Of Departure – New Music – Waves/Nor Spell Nor Charm/Orphee Serenade/Points Of Departure – Orpheus Chamber Orchestra ... CD
Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), 1992. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
CD
(BMG Direct pressing.)

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✨✧ Luiz BonfaLuiz Bonfa – Composer Of Black Orpheus Plays & Sings Bossa Nova (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Verve/Polygram (Japan), 1962. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of the earliest of the classic Verve bossa nova sessions of the 60s – and a wonderful showcase for the talents of guitarist Luiz Bonfa! Most of Bonfa's previous recordings were done in a very spare or solo mode – and this set makes a nice change by adding in some larger orchestrations – yet still handled with great bossa sensitivity by Oscar Castro Neves and Lalo Schifrin – themselves very big up-and-coming talents at the time! The sound is bright and breezy, as you'd expect from Verve at this time – and Bonfa's a lot livelier than usual, and even sings on a number of cuts – with a charming quality that's a bit like Joao Gilberto. Titles include "Bossa Nova Cha Cha", "Sambalamento", "Vem So", "Samba De Duas Notas", "Domingo A Noite", "Quebra Mar", and "Adeus". CD
(Note: CD is missing back artwork in case – and is priced accordingly.)
 
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✨✧ Compton's Most WantedI'm Wit Dat (street, radio)/I Give Up Nuthin (street, inst)/Whose Is It? Give It Up! (Pt 2)/Whose Is It? (inst) ... 12-inch
Orpheus, 1990. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $9.99
12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has a cutout hole, light waviness, and some stuck-on paper.)
 
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Donald ByrdTimeless ... CD
Savoy, 1955/1957. Used ... $4.99
A nice little overview of work by Donald Byrd for the Savoy label in the 50s – a set that mostly features material from his one Savoy side as a leader, plus some bonus tracks! The core of the set is from the Byrd's Word date, recorded in 1955 – one of Donald's earliest sessions as a leader, and a hard and heavy all-star set that features a quintet with Frank Foster on tenor, Hank Jones on piano, Kenny Clarke on drums, and Dave Chambers on bass. The tracks all are long and have that almost-blowing session Savoy approach – free and easy, and a very different style that Byrd's more composed work with Gigi Gryce from the same time. Titles include "Star Eyes", "Long Green", "Winterset", and "Someone To Watch Over Me". The remaining 2 tracks on the CD – "Honeylike" and "Orpheus" – are both from a 1957 album recorded with John Jenkins on alto sax – the great Jazz Eyes session, which featured additional work from Curtis Fuller on trombone and Tommy Flanagan on piano. CD
(Out of print.)

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Donald Byrd & John JenkinsStar Eyes (aka Jazz Eyes) ... LP
Savoy, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $5.99
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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✨✧ Chocolat'sKings Of Clubs (Salsoul) ... LP
Salsoul, 1977. Very Good+ ... $3.99
A lost groover on Salsoul, with 3 long cuts that all have a solid dancefloor sound! Tracks include the Latin-tinged "El Caravanero", which has a nice organ sound in it; "Orfeu Negro", a disco version of "Black Orpheus"; and the title cut, which runs for 15 minutes on side one. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Paul DesmondTake Ten ... LP
RCA, 1963. Very Good ... $14.99
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". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label mono pressing with deep groove.)

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John Jenkins & Donald ByrdJazz Eyes ... CD
Regent/Savoy, Late 50s. Used ... $19.99
A great little session – an oft-overlooked gem from Savoy's legendary hardbop years of the 50s! Altoist John Jenkins leads the session – which also features Donald Byrd, 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 edgey Prestige blowing sessions from the time – long tracks, lots of room for solos, and a surprising coherency that really drives the whole thing. The album's only got 4 long tracks – "Orpheus", "Honeylike", "Rockaway", and "Star Eyes". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Johann JohanssonOrphee ... CD
Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), 2016. New Copy ... $16.99 18.99
A beautiful re-interpretation of the myth of Orpheus – handled here by composer Johann Johannsson in a beautiful style that recalls some of the best Deutsche Grammophon projects from Max Richter! The composer plays a variety of keyboards – including electric and pipe organ – in shifting settings that either feature the American Contemporary Ensemble's strings, the cello of Hildur Guonadottir, the AIR Lyndhurst String Orchestra, or the shifting Theater Of Voices conducted by Paul Hillier – all musical elements which are sampled and used carefully alongside Johannsson's keyboards and a bit of electronics – with results that seem to take the generation of 4AD and advance it more than a few steps with a new sort of complexity and emotional depth. The blend of the compositional and personal here is wonderful – maybe even more so than in Richter's work – and titles include "A Pile Of Dust", "Flight From The City", "The Radiant City", "Fragment II", "The Burning Mountain", "Good Morning Midnight", and "Orphic Hymn". CD

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VariousPanorama Of Musique Concrete ... CD
El (UK), Mid 50s. Used ... $6.99
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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✨✧ Wild Bill DavisMidnight To Dawn ... LP
RCA, 1967. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A nice live cooker from Wild Bill Davis! This album was recorded at Grace's Little Belmont, a club in Atlantic City in 1967, a place where organist Davis had played almost every summer for over twenty years. He is joined by Clayton Robert Brown on tenor sax, James "Dickie" Thompson on guitar and Robert Joseph Durham on drums. Some of the tracks are Davis or Davis and Bob Brown originals and they include "Let It Be", "Adoration", and "Up Top". Other songs are "Manha de Carnaval" from Black Orpheus, "Jive Samba", "Soft Winds", "Little Tracy", "Straight No Chaser", and "Cute" among others. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Ramsey LewisRamsey Lewis Trio In Person Vol 2 – 1965 to 1967 (Hang On Ramsey/Dancing In The Street) ... CD
Cadet/Rev-Ola (UK), 1965/1967. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A double-dose of live material from Ramsey Lewis – tracks from 2 60s classic live albums for Cadet! First up is material from the classic Hang On Ramsey – easily one of Ramsey Lewis' most successful records – featuring the hit soul jazz style that he forged with the Young/Holt rhythm combo, honed to perfection before a live crowd at The Lighthouse in Hermosa Beach. The record's a key part of Ramsey's live recorded output – showing the trio in pyrotechnic form before the kind of packed-house audiences they were playing to nightly at the time. Includes swinging versions of "Hard Day's Night", "He's A Real Gone Guy", "And I Love Her", and "Hang On Sloopy" – plus the original cut "Movin Easy". Almost even better is the material from Dancing In The Street – 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 "Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars" and "Medley From Black Orpheus". Other tracks include "Dancing In The Street", "You Don't Know Me", and "What Now My Love". Note that the CD only features partial tracks from both albums involved. CD

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✨✧ Paul DesmondTake Ten (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA, 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 also features alternate takes of "Embarcadero" and "El Prince". CD
Also available Take Ten ... LP 14.99
 
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Miles Davis5 Original Albums (Miles Davis & Horns/Collectors Items/Blue Haze/Walkin/Steamin) (5CD set) ... CD
Prestige/Universal (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 5CD ... $24.99
5 classic Miles Davis albums from the 50s – all packaged together in tiny LP-styled sleeves! First up is Miles Davis & Horns – 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! Next is a set of Collectors Items that Miles Davis recorded for Prestige in the 50s – both dates that were too short to be issued as albums by themselves, combined here into one full length record! The first batch of material is from 1953 – and features Davis working with Sonny Rollins and Charlie Parker (playing here under his "Charlie Chan" session name) – all in a mode that steps off a bit from the boppishness of Davis' Blue Note recordings. Titles include 2 takes of "Serpent's Tooth", plus "Round Midnight" and "Compulsion". The second half of the record is from 3 year later, 1956 – and again features Rollins, plus Tommy Flanagan on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Art Taylor on drums. Tracks are a bit longer and more mature in the Davis idiom – and titles include "In Your Own Sweet Way", "Vierd Blues", and "No Line". Blue Haze is an early full-length album issued under Miles Davis' name – one that brings together some earlier 10" and single recordings for Prestige! The feel here is quite similar to Davis' work of the time for Blue Note – done with tracks that are short and tight, and very boppish – less of the glistening Davis style of later years, but still quite strongly voiced nonetheless. Players include Horace Silver on piano on most tracks, plus a bit of keys from John Lewis – and one track even features Charles Mingus on piano! Other players on the sessions include Art Blakey, Max Roach, or Kenny Clarke on drums – plus Percy Heath on bass, and a bit of alto from Davey Schildkraut. Titles include "I'll Remember April", "Old Devil Moon", "Tune Up", "Miles Ahead", "Four", and "Smooch". Walkin is as classic an early album by Miles Davis as you can find – truly filled with the "all star" players billed in the title, and a session that has the sharpness of Davis' bop work for Blue Note, yet also lets him stretch out in a slightly more relaxed format! The album features Miles trumpet with 2 different groups – one a sextet with Horace Silver, JJ Johnson, and Lucky Thompson; the other a quintet with Silver and the obscure altoist Davey Schildkraut! Tracks are long, with lots of solo room – and titles include his classic takes on "Walkin", "Blue N Boogie", and "Solar" – plus versions of "You Don't Know What Love Is" and "Love Me Or Leave Me". Steamin is an early pairing of Miles Davis & John Coltrane – one of the duo's mid 50s classics for Prestige, as you might guess from the verb in the title! And although "Steamin" might be a word that's a bit too firey to describe the action going on here, the album's got a tremendous sense of presence throughout – as Davis' cooler trumpet is matched with Trane's earthier solo work – all supported by Red Garland trio backing in a style that's as near-classic as it comes for 50s jazz. Titles include "Diane", "Something I Dreamed Last Night", "When I Fall In Love", and "Salt Peanuts". CD

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✨✧ Miles DavisEarly Miles – 1951 & 1953 ... LP
Prestige, Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $39.99
An album that compiles early Miles Davis sides from two different Prestige sessions of the early 50s. 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". The other session features a septet, with Lewis, Kenny Clarke, Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Leonard Gaskin, and Sonny Truitt. Titles include "Tasty Pudding", "Floppy", "Willie The Wailer", and "For Adults Only". LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow and black label NJ pressing, with deep groove and RVG stamp/etch, including the Prestige inner sleeve! Cover has clear tape on one corner and a bit of pencil on back.)
 
 
 



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