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Art Blakey & The Jazz MessengersTheory Of Art (aka A Night In Tunisia – RCA) ... LP
RCA, 1958. Very Good+ ... $7.99
A reissue of one of Blakey's best non-Blue Note sides from the late 50s, a killer album that sports a great lineup of the Jazz Messengers that included Jackie McLean, Johnny Griffin, Bill Hardman, Sam Dockery and Spanky DeBrest. The three of them sparkle and shine with the sort of brilliance that Blakey's leadership brings to the group, and they wail their way through a 13 minute long reading of "Night In Tunisia", with excellent solos all around, and the other cuts "Theory Of Art", "Couldn't It Be You?", "Evans", and "Off The Wall". This reissue adds the bonus number "Social Call" recorded for RCA at very nearly the same time, but with a larger group that features Wynton Kelly in place of Sam Dockery, plus the addition of Lee Morgan, Sahib Shihab, Melba Liston and Cecil Payne in the horn section. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch & some flaking on the spine.)

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Paul DesmondBest Of The Complete RCA Victor Recordings ... CD
RCA, Early 60s. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print. Includes slipcase.)

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Duke EllingtonBest Of Duke Ellington Centennial Edition – The Complete RCA Victor Recordings 1927 to 1973 ... CD
RCA, 1920s/1930s/1940s/1950s/1960s/Early 70s. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Carolyn FranklinSister Soul – The Best Of The RCA Years 1969 to 1976 ... CD
RCA/Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $10.99 18.99
Massive work from Aretha Franklin's ultra-hip sister – singer Carolyn Franklin, a soul artist that we'd gladly trade for Aretha any time! Carolyn got her start in deep soul modes that were somewhat similar to Aretha's work on Atlantic – but she also worked with production that was a bit looser, freer, and more open to righteous influences than some of her sister's hit-bound sessions – and over the course of 4 albums for RCA she recorded some tremendously hip and funky tunes! This package is one of the first times that Carolyn's material has ever officially made it into the reissue years – and it brings together some of the best cuts from her RCA albums, including work arranged by Horace Ott, Wade Marcus, Bert De Coteaux, and other soul legends. There's a good deal of funk in the mix here – heavy bottoms on the tunes that really make them snap alongside the righteous vocals – and the package is easily one of the hardest-hitting sets of female soul you could ever hope to buy! 22 tracks in all – including "If You Want Me", "There I Go", "Ain't That Groovy", "Boxer", "Reality", "Chain Reaction", "Don't Wake Me Up In The Morning Michael", "Not On The Outside", "Boy I Love You", "You Are Everything", "Shattered Pride", "I Can't Help My Feeling So Blue", "As Long As You Are There", and "You Can Have My Soul". CD

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✨✧ Evelyn Champagne KingComplete RCA Hits & More ... CD
RCA/Real Gone, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 19.99
A fantastic run of music – all tracks recorded by Evelyn Champagne King for RCA in the late 70s and early 80s – a time when she was continually advancing her groove, thanks to help from studio talents like T Life, Kashif, and Leon Sylvers III! The music here starts in the early days of disco, and moves through a great range of upbeat modes that usually suit King's vocals the best – the kind of ebullient, high-stepping sounds that really seem to set the singer free! 2CD set features a total of 26 tracks – a good number of which are non-LP mixes from singles – and titles include "Back To Love", "Shame (12" mix)", "Teenager (12" version)", "Betcha She Didn't Love You", "Just For The Night", "Till Midnight (12" rmx)", "Aquarius/Let The Sun Shine In", "Music Box (12" mix)", "Dancin Dancin Dancin", "I'm So Romantic", "Out There (12" mix)", "High Horse (rmx)", "Out Of Control (12" rmx)", "Shake Down (rmx)", "Action", "Let's Get Funky Tonight (12" mix)", "Your Personal Touch (dance version)", "I Don't Know If It's Right (12" mix)", "I'm In Love (12" mix)", and "The Spirit Of The Dancer"> CD

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Jon LucienBelieve In Me – The Essential Selection – Original RCA & Columbia Recordings 1970 to 1976 ... CD
Decision, 1970s. New Copy ... $6.99 15.99
A wonderful compilation of some of Virgin Islands-raised soul jazz great John Lucien's better material – culled from his ever-fresh records for RCA and Columbia throughout the 70s – really incredible stuff that works it's magic every time we hear it, yet has never been particularly easy to find in print over the years, especially in the US! Lucien's island upbringing is a distinctively great part of is charm, with a breezily melodic vibe, often with some lovely string accents – always with a spirtual soul resonance carried by his charismatic voice. This 17 track snapshot of his RCA and Columbia ouvre is very nicely selected – and the titles include ncludes "Dindi", "Find Yourself A Love", "Who Will Buy", "Lady Love", "Luella", "Esperanza", "Listen Love", "World Of Joy", "Creole Lady", "You Are My Love", "Maiden Voyage"., "Rashida", "Who Will Buy?", "Motherland", "Would You Believe me", "Hello Like Before" and "War Song". CD

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OdysseyOdyssey (RCA) ... LP
RCA, 1977. Very Good+ ... $3.99
A crossover classic from the late 70s – a record that was born in the clubs, but bred in the mainstream – and the start of a very good relationship between Odyssey and RCA! The album will forever be known for its classic cut "Native New Yorker" – a seminal groover that balances disco rhythms with mainstream 70s soul – but overall, the record's got even more to offer than that gem – including some surprisingly well-done mellower cuts that really make great use of the vocals of Lillian and Louise Lopez. Production is by Sandy Linzer and Charles Calello – the latter of whom is clearly right at home with the groovers – and in addition to "Native New Yorker", other cuts include "Ever Lovin Sam", "You Keep Me Dancin", "Thank You God For One More Day", "Weekend Lover", "Easy Come Easy Go", and "Golden Hands". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Diana RossRoss (RCA) ... CD
RCA/EMI (Japan), 1983. Used ... $12.99
One of the most well-crafted Diana Ross records of the 80s – thanks to heavy production work from Gary Katz, who's best known for his classic run with Steely Dan! The music has a depth that goes past some of the more crossover modes of Diana's earlier records – warmer touches of jazz on keyboards at a few points, and a way of hitting a musical flow that really makes Ross sound even more sophisticated and mature! Ray Parker Jr also adds in a few poppier moments, but we can really hear Katz's touch on the album overall – smooth, but never slick – on a run of tracks that includes "Pieces Of Ice", "You Do It", "Love Will Make It Right", "Up Front", "Let's Go Up", "That's How You Start Over", and "Girls". CD
(CD case has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Keith TippettOvary Lodge (RCA) ... CD
RCA (UK), 1973. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Not the better-known Ovary Lodge album on Ogun – but the first record by this Keith Tippett group – produced by Robert Fripp! Features Tippett on piano and a bit of zither – plus Roy Babbington on bass, and Frank Perry on percussion and the interior of the piano! CD
(Out of print.)

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VerdiErnani – Price/Bergonzi/Sereni/Flagello/Schippers/RCA Italian Opera Orchestra & Chorus (3LP box set) ... LP
RCA, 1968. Near Mint- 3LP ... $0.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(White dog, stereo pressing, with original book.)

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✨✧ Porter WagonerThin Man From The West Plains – RCA Sessions 1952 to 1962 (4CD set) ... CD
RCA/Bear Family (Germany), 1950s/Early 60s. Used 4CDs ... $69.99
Excellent stuff – and a wonderful document of Porter Wagoner's greatest years! This 4 CD, 100 + song collection assembles everything Porter recorded for RCA in the 50s and early 60s, and much of it is pure gold! The earlier stuff in the set is honky tonk of the Hank Williams, and Ernest Tubb variety, and the later stuff delves into the glossier Countrypolitan material he became most famous for. Like most of the 50s and 60s country stars, Porter could tackle a number of styles, from earthy country blues to shiny country pop gems, and you get a deep well of both to draw from here. Includes a great book full of rare photos and history. Includes "Settin' The Woods On Fire", "Headin' For A Weddin'", Hey, Maw", "I'm Steppin' Out Tonight", "Seeing You", "I Guess I'm Crazy", "Ivory Tower", "I'll Pretend", "Big Wheels", "Who'll Buy The Wine", "The Girl Who Didn't Need Love", "Legend Of The Big Steeple", "Falling Again", "Sugarfoot Rag", "Tennessee Border", and tons more! CD
(Box has some light wear. Inner tray is cracked in a few spots, but CD cases are fine – and never played!)

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Zager & EvansIn The Year 2525 – The RCA Masters 1969/1970 (2525/Zager & Evans/bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/Tune In (UK), 1969/1970. New Copy ... $14.99
Two RCA classics from Zager & Evans – back to back on a single CD, with bonus tracks too! 2525 is the lasting classic from the team of Denny Zager & Rick Evans – a pair who might have been more folksy popsingers a few years before, but who stand out here in a compelling blend of groovier modes! The title track to the album's their massive hit – an odd end-of-decade musing on the future – and other tracks here often follow in a similar blend of full orchestrations and tighter rhythms, underneath both solo vocals and chorus trading from the pair. There's a few rootsier moments – almost a country pop influence – and orchestrations are by Bobby Christian. Titles include "In The Year 2525", "I Remember Heide", "Fred", "Cary Lynn Javes", "Less Than Tomorrow", "Fred", "Taxi Man", and "In The Land Of Green". Zager & Evans has the pair stepping out into some headier territory than before – almost a space inspired by their previous 2525 hit, used here to push their other music into the realm of cooler sounds! Some tracks are conventional pop, but others have nice little elements bubbling through – odd percussion, hints of electronics, and more – all set to orchestrations from Bobby Christian that occasionally have a funky undercurrent. There's some political themes that come off great – almost with the same charm as The Four Seasons on their Genuine Imitation Life Gazette album – and titles include "Reginald Ludwig", "Overture", "The Candy Machine", "The Plastic Park", "Mister Turnkey", "Cruches", and "Listen To The People". CD features four bonus tracks – "Little Kids", "Yeah 3 Squared", "Help One Man Today", and "Mr Turnkey (censored)". CD

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VariousAlexis Weissenberg – The Complete RCA Album Collection (7CD set) ... CD
RCA/Sony, Late 60s. New Copy 7CD ... $34.99 36.98
A fantastic entry in this series of RCA classical reissues – a box set that features all the recordings made by pianist Alexis Weissenberg for the label during the late 60s – plus earlier debut material for Columbia Records! Weissenberg was part of a wave of postwar talent that fled the east for the west – and during the time of these recordings, his talents flowered magnificently – as you'll hear on well-recorded versions of sonatas and preludes by Haydn, Chopin, Prokofiev, Scriabin, and Debussy – as well as concertos by Bartok and Rachmaninov. The box presents all the original albums in LP-styled sleeves that preserve the vintage look of the recordings – and the package also comes with notes on the music and Weissenberg as well! CD

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VariousEsterno Giorno – Open Air Jazz & Psych Beats, Daytime Breaks, Latin & Bossa From The Italian RCA Film Music Vaults 1964 to 1976 (180 gram p ... LP
Four Flies (Italy), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy Gatefold ... $34.99
A killer compilation of rare Italian soundtrack treasures from the mid 60s to mid 70s – a decade's span of time with myriad groovy influences! Esterno Giorno is the second in a pair (so far...we're hoping for a series) of lovingly assembled soundtrack funk compilations put together by the Four Flies label, who were granted access to long neglected corners of the RCA archives. It's a stylistically fruitful period to say the least, with shades of the mod, psych, funk, soul, prog eras – smartly put together here with common elements holding it together in a cohesive whole – thanks in large part of driving percussion throughout. It's fantastic stuff, most of which has gone unreleased since the films screened back in the day! 16 tracks in all: "Stasera Mi Butto" by Gianfranco Riverberi, "Amore Formula 2" by Guycen, "Nell'Anno Della Luna" by Gino Conte, "Lovemaker" by Armando Trovajoli, "Nude Calde E Pure" by Piero Piccioni, "Un Posto Ideale Per Uccidere" by Bruno Lauzi, "Le Belve" by Nico Fidenco, "Femmina" by Carlo Savina, LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to just 500 copies – and includes the complete album on CD!)

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VariousEsterno Notte – Urban Jazz-Funk, Late Nite Breaks, Cinematic Prog & Psych From The Italian RCA Film Music Vaults 1970 to 1976 (180 gram pre ... LP
Four Flies (Italy), Early/Mid 70s. New Copy Gatefold ... $32.99
Fuzzy funk-steeped Italian soundtrack grooves of the finest, funkiest early 70s caliber – rare and unreleased gems mined from the RCA Film Music Vaults – with choice bits by Francesco De Masi, Gianni Marchetti, Guido & Maurizio De Angelis, Piero Umiliani and many more! This is a masterfully curated set, paring up some legendary names from the Italian soundtrack scene with comparably lesser-knowns, and it's filled with exciting numbers which have mostly gone undiscovered ever since! Having been granted the keys to RCA's archival castle, they've really dug up some incredible material, and it's put together with the utmost respect. Amazing! Includes "Il Trapianto" by Gregorio Garcia Segura, "Milano, Il Cla Dei Cabresi" by Gianni Marchetti, "Sortilegio" by Silvano D'Auria, "L'Insegnante" by Piero Umiliani, "Sistemo L'America E Torno" by Luis Bacalov, "L'Altro Dio" by Allessandro Alessandroni, "Commissariato Di Notturna" by Roberto Pregadio and many more. 16 in all – many previously unreleased, or issued on vinyl for the first time ever! LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to just 500 copies – and includes the complete album on CD!)

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✨✧ Dizzy GillespieComplete RCA Victor Recordings ... CD
Bluebird/RCA, Late 30s/1940s. Used 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print. CD case has a small cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Liszt/Enesco/SmetanaHungarian Rhapsody No 2 In C Sharp Minor/Roumanian Rhapsody No 1 In A Op 11/Moldau/Bartered Bride (Overture) – Stokowski/RCA Victor Symphon ... CD
RCA/JVC, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print XRCD 24 pressing!)
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AltonaAltona ... LP
RCA/Long Hair (Germany), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
A great album from a time when the German prog scene was getting a bit tighter than before – going for shorter tracks and more focused instrumentation – but all without losing any of the sharpness that first got them going! There's lots of jazzy changes at the core of the album – a fast-moving mix of saxes and guitar, driven by bass and drums – by a group that features Wolfgang Wulff and Michael Von Ronn on tenors, plus Karl Heinz Blumenberg on soprano and baritone, plus vocals as well. The strong use of saxes really makes the music great – even when the guitars hit some harder rock moments – and titles include "Cocopus", "Uberlandfahrt", "7/4", "Hide Yourself", "Frustration", and "Boulevard". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Ann Margret/Marty PaichSongs From The Swinger & Other Swingin Songs/Pleasure Seekers ... CD
RCA/El (UK), 1965/1966. New Copy ... $11.99
Two great Ann Margret soundtracks back to back on a single CD! The Swinger is Ann-Margret at her grooviest – singing the super-groovy theme from The Swinger – perhaps her greatest film appearance ever! There's a mod bounce to the album that goes way way beyond any of Ann's other albums of the period – thanks to arrangements from Marty Paich, Quincy Jones, and Johnny Williams – all of whom put a nice sort of lilt in the backings, and manage to capture Ann at her sexiest. The title tune "The Swinger" is worth the price of entry itself – as it's a catchy, guitar-twanging number delivered in an incredibly breathy mode – supported by 2 great instrumentals from the film as well, "Swinger's Holiday" and "Kelly's Dance". But even on more conventional numbers, Ann's got a great sound here – bringing whole new sexy life to tracks that include "I Wanna Be Loved", "By Myself", "I Just Want To Make Love To You", "More", and "Cute". Pleasure Seekers is a dreamy little soundtrack from Ann-Margret! The record features 4 unique vocal numbers by Ann – including "Madrid/The Pleasure Seekers", "Next Time", Something To Think About", and "Everything Makes Music When You're In Love" – plus instrumental tunes by Lionel Newman. Newman's work is partially snoozy, as it can be when he's scoring a more dramatic film – but there are some nicer groovy bits that really fit the mood of this 60 sex comedy. Nice numbers include the Latinized tracks "Romantic Bossa Nova", "Pleasure Seekers Bossa Nova", and "Zig A Sig A Ding Boom Bah". CD

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Ann-MargretAnn Margret – The Definitive Collection ... CD
RCA/Real Gone, Mid 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $19.99 21.98
A fantastic collection of work from those years when singer Ann-Margret first popped up on the American market – young, fresh, and sexy – and willing to do whatever it took to make her music stand out from the pack! Ann-Margret's got a vocal range that's maybe deeper than most of her contemporaries – a lusty growl that makes you feel like she's singing from way down in her toes – with odd bluesy currents mixed with jazzier backings – all in a mode that has really blows away the sultry tones of previous singers like Peggy Lee or Julie London. This 30 track package is a very well-chosen array of tunes from the early RCA years – and includes lots of solo numbers, plus work with Elvis Presley and Al Hirt – on titles that include "Man's Favorite Sport", "Next Time", "Madrid/The Pleasure Seekers", "Mack The Knife", "My Baby Just Cares For Me", "Teach Me Tonight", "The Lady Loves Me", "You're The Boss", "Mr Wonderful", "That Old Black Magic", "Everything Makes Music When You're In Love", "Let Me Entertain You", "Take All The Kisses", "Something To Think About", and "Mister Kiss Kiss Bang Bang". CD

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Antonio Carlos & JocafiDefinitivamente ... LP
RCA (Brazil), 1974. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $38.99
Fantastic 70s material by this unique Brazilian combo! The sound is perhaps a bit less funky than some of their other records, but the songwriting is excellent, and the production is top notch – in a way that opens up the voices and gives the record a lot more soul than usual. Filled with beautiful tracks of subtle beauty – and titles that include "Dona Flor E Seus Dois Maridos", "Sexto Sentido", "Chuculatera", "Toro De Lagrimas", "Maldita Hora", and "Diacho De Dor", with a guest appearance by Maria Crueza. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Antonio Carlos & JocafiMudei De Ideia ... CD
RCA/Mr Bongo (UK), 1971. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
An amazing bit of Brazilian funk – and the best album ever by this exciting soulful duo! The record's their first, and it's got a crackling intensity that you don't always find on their other albums – a groove that mixes hard samba with bass-heavy funk, with a sound that makes them one of the most important forces of the Samba Soul generation! There's lots here to love if you like the heavy grooves of Jorge Ben or Tim Maia – but the duo also have a really great approach of their own – especially in the way they'll trade voices back and forth, over grooves that also have plenty of back/forth action too! The record includes the amazing heavy piano/percussion jammer "Hipnose", plus the great cuts "Voce Abusou", "Kabaluere", "Se Quiser Valer", "Deus O Salve", "Nord West", and "Dalena". CD
Also available Mudei De Ideia ... LP 23.99

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✨✧ Antonio Carlos & JocafiMudei De Ideia ... LP
RCA/Mr Bongo (UK), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.98
An amazing bit of Brazilian funk – and the best album ever by this exciting soulful duo! The record's their first, and it's got a crackling intensity that you don't always find on their other albums – a groove that mixes hard samba with bass-heavy funk, with a sound that makes them one of the most important forces of the Samba Soul generation! There's lots here to love if you like the heavy grooves of Jorge Ben or Tim Maia – but the duo also have a really great approach of their own – especially in the way they'll trade voices back and forth, over grooves that also have plenty of back/forth action too! The record includes the amazing heavy piano/percussion jammer "Hipnose", plus the great cuts "Voce Abusou", "Kabaluere", "Se Quiser Valer", "Deus O Salve", "Nord West", and "Dalena". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Mudei De Ideia ... CD 10.99

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Areski/Brigitte FontaineL'Inconciliabule – Le Train 2110/L'Eternel Retour 2eme ... 7-inch
RCA (France), Early 70s. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $19.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Sleeve has light wear and cut corners.)

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Edwin AstleySaint – Music From The TV Series ... CD
RCA/Razor & Tie, 1966. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ AstronautsAOK – Astronauts Orbit Kampus ... LP
RCA, 1964. Very Good- ... $3.99
Titles include "Diddy Wah Diddy", "Sticks & Stones", "Linda Lou", "Let The Good Times Roll", and "Summertime". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original 60s mono pressing, with deep groove. Cover has some wear.)

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Chet AtkinsChet Atkins Picks On The Beatles ... CD
RCA, 1966. Used ... $3.99
... CD

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✨✧ Brian AugerStraight Ahead ... LP
RCA, 1974. Very Good- ... $4.99
Long lean groovers from Brian Auger and the Oblivion Express group – recorded with a slightly freer feel than some of the group's earlier albums, and an approach that has them stretching out nicely! Brian still sings a bit on some tracks, but there seems to be more of a focus than before on the keyboards – that nicely compressed Auger use of Hammond and electric piano that actually went onto influence a fair bit of American players at the time, in the way that Auger himself had been influenced before by their own earlier work. Rhythms are great throughout – making all tracks funky, in a laidback sort of way – and titles include a remake of "Bumpin' On Sunset", one of the band's best tracks, plus "Change", "Beginning Again", "You'll Stay In My Heart", and "Straight Ahead". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring & edge wear.)

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Roy AyersNaste (new breed funk mix, new breed funk dub, live vibe mix, album) ... 12-inch
Groovetown/RCA, 1995. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Produced by Roy Ayers and DJ Smash. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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BachB Minor Mass – Robert Shaw/Chorale & Orchestra ... CD
RCA, 1961. Used 2CD ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Chet Baker SextetChet Is Back! (2LP 180 gram 45 RPM) ... LP
RCA (Italy), 1962. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $44.99
One of Chet Baker's rarest albums – and a great one! The session was recorded in Rome in 1962, at a time when Chet's star had fallen quite a bit on the American scene, and it features him working with some of the hippest European players at the time – like Rene Thomas on guitar, Bobby Jaspar on tenor and flute, Amadeo Tomassi on piano, and Daniel Humair on drums. The tracks are longer than those on some of Chet's earlier albums – with an angularity that brings out new modes of blowing on some of his solos. Titles include "Blues In The Closet", "Barbados", "Star Eyes", "Pent Up House", and "Ballata In Forma Di Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited 50th Anniversary pressing on ORG, #000878.)

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Milton BananaAo Meu Amigo Tom – Samba E Isso Vol 4 ... CD
RCA (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $14.99
Sweet later work from bossa jazz drummer Milton Banana – a set of tunes delivered as a tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim, but done very much in the spirit of Banana's best 70s work! The style here is a bit more expansive than Milton's harder-edged sets of the 60s – core trio work expanded with some light strings and woodwinds, in ways that would really please Jobim – who seems to be enjoying himself nicely, having a drink with Milton on the front cover! Many numbers are done in the "pot-pourri" style that Banana used heavily at the time – mixing a few key themes into instrumental medleys – and titles include "Chega De Suadade", "Intuil Paisagem", "Amor Em Paz", "Aquas De Marco", "So Em Teus Bracos", "Este Seu Olhar", "Insensatez", "So Danco Samba", "Dindi", "Demais", and "A Felicidade". CD

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Bobby Bare, Norma Jean, & Liz AndersonGame Of Triangles ... LP
RCA, 1967. Very Good ... $3.99
A compelling take on the country duo mode of the 60s – an album that features some tracks that have all three singers working together – beautiful "love triangle" numbers – then more tracks that feature each singer on their own! The triangle numbers are especially compelling – and include "One Among The Three Of Us", "Bye Bye Love", "Three Mixed Up Hearts", "Which One Is To Blame", and "The Game Of Triangles" – a really fresh version of country heartbreak modes. Other cuts are nice, too – and include Bobby Bare singing "Homesick" and "Guess I'll Move On Down The Line", Liz Anderson singing "The Wife Of The Party" and "Fairytale", and Norma Jean singing "Pursuing Happiness" and "Don't Let That Doorknob Hit You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing.)

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BartokMusic For Strings, Percussion, & Celesta/Hungarian Sketches – Reiner/Chicago Symphony (XRCD2) ... CD
RCA, 1960. Used ... $19.99
... CD
(Out of print. XRCD2 – extended resolution CD pressing!)

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Basso Valdambrini SextetExciting 6 (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
RCA/Deja Vu (Italy), 1967. Used ... $29.99
The Exciting 6 here are the Basso-Valdambrini Sextet – one of Italy's hippest jazz combos of the 60s, heard here in a batch of groovers from the later half of the decade! The tracks are short, but they all pack plenty of punch – filled up with modal rhythms on piano, soaring horn parts on trumpet, tenor, and trombone – and grooving tremendously with a style that takes off from earlier Blue Note modes, but pushes the whole thing into the sounds of the European scene of the 60s! Players include Gianni Basso on tenor, Oscar Valdambrini on trumpet, Dino Piana on trombone, Giorgio Azzolino on bass, and Renato Sellani on piano – and titles include "Young Man", "Look Out", "Guernica", "Exotic", "Aura", "Leit Motiv", "Donna Lu", and "Nduma". CD
(Out of print.)

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BeethovenEarly String Quartets Op 18 – Guarneri Quartet (3CD set) ... CD
RCA, 1969. Used 3CD ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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