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Count Basie88 Basie Street (2LP 180 gram 45 RPM) ... LP
Pablo/Analogue Productions, 1983. Sealed 2LP ... $149.99
Very fluid later work from Count Basie – a set that has that nice open-ended Pablo Records approach, but which still comes across with that brilliant Basie groove that first emerged most strongly in the 50s! Players are a mix of young and old, and the group includes Grover Mitchell and Booty Wood on trombones, Sonny Cohn and Jim Crawford on trumpets, John Williams on baritone, Eric Dixon on tenor and flute, Kenny Hing on tenor, Chris Woods on alto and flute, Joe Pass on guitar, and Cleveland Eaton on bass. Tracks are on the long side, and titles include "88 Basie Street", "Bluesville", "The Blues Machine", "Contractor's Blues", "Katy", and "Sunday At The Savoy". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition #0261.)

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Kenny Burrell & John ColtraneKenny Burrell & John Coltrane (2LP 180 gram 45 RPM) ... LP
Prestige/Analogue Productions, 1958. Sealed 2LP ... $79.99
One of our favorite Kenny Burrell albums – and a record with a much deeper feel than lots of his other work! Kenny cut this album with John Coltrane in 1958 – and the session's a real standout in both of their careers at the time – Kenny's, for being a well-crafted, highly-focused effort – and Coltrane's, for being a unique outing with a guitar, but one that's done with the same deep-spirited sound of his best work for Prestige. The group's a quintet, with Tommy Flanagan, Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb in the rhythm section – and titles include "Big Paul", "Lyresto", "Why Was I Born?", "I Never Knew", and "Freight Trane". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition #0179.)

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Benny CarterJazz Giant (2LP 180 gram 45 RPM) ... LP
Contemporary/Analogue Productions, 1958. Sealed 2LP Gatefold ... $44.99
With Ben Webster on tenor, Frank Rosolino on trombone, and Barney Kessel on guitar. Titles include "Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me", "Blue Lou", "A Walkin Thing", and "Old Fashioned Love". LP, Vinyl record album

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Curtis CounceYou Get More Bounce With Curtis Counce (2LP 180 gram 45 RPM) ... LP
Contemporary/Analogue Productions, 1957. Sealed 2LP (reissue)... $49.99
An album with a sexy cover, but a set that's one of the more soulful from the LA scene of the 50s – thanks to a tight, sharp group working under the leadership of bassist Curtis Counce! Counce didn't cut many albums as a leader, but all of them are pretty darn great – and done with a bit more edge than the cool jazz of the LA scene – a bit more open, with a strong focus on the solos on some of the album's longer tracks too! Solos include great work on tenor by Harold Land – who's really coming into his own here – plus Jack Sheldon on piano, and the tremendous Curtis Counce on piano – a player who would pass away not long after this set. Frank Butler completes the group on drums – and titles include "Complete", "Big Foot", "Counceltation", and "Mean To Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited numbered edition #0179.)

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Bill Cunliffe & Paulinho Da Costa/Larry Karush/Robin CoxPercussion Direct (180 gram 45 rpm 2LP pressing) ... LP
Groove Note, 2008. Sealed 2LP ... $24.99
Featuring The Larry Karush Ensemble, Bill Cunliffe & Paulinho Da Costa, and The Robin Cox Ensemble. LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram 45 RPM pressing.)

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Miles DavisMiles Davis & The Modern Jazz Giants (2LP 180 gram 45 RPM pressing) ... LP
Prestige, 1954/1956. Sealed 2LP Gatefold ... $59.99
A strange mix of material – but some great work overall! Most of the record features Miles Davis recording with a quintet that includes Thelonious Monk on piano, Milt Jackson on vibes, Percy Heath on bass, and Kenny Clarke on drums – on longer versions of "The Man I Love" (in 2 takes), "Swing Spring", and "Bemsha Swing". These sides have a great bop/modern approach that's a nice extension of the styles that Jackson and Davis were playing on Blue Note in earlier years. Also added to the set is one number from 1956 – a version of "Round Midnight" recorded in early sessions with John Coltrane on tenor, and the Red Garland Trio on rhythm – different than the rest of the tracks, but still quite nice! LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited Analogue Productions pressing, #0179.)

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Duke EllingtonDuke's Big 4 (2LP 180 gram 45 RPM) ... LP
Pablo/Analogue Productions, 1973. Sealed 2LP ... $149.99
Duke's Big 4 here are a quartet of jazz legends – Joe Pass, Ray Brown, and Louie Bellson – all working with Duke himself to serve up unique small combo versions of older Ellington full band classics! The mix of piano, guitar, bass, and drums is a bit unusual for Ellington – and Pass especially has this sharply ringing tone that really brings a different flavor to many of the numbers – a kind of stepping, pulsating quality that's even in contrast to his other work from this period. Duke's piano augments the angularity, and titles include "Love You Madly", "Cottontail", "The Blues", "Prelude To A Kiss", "Everything But You", and "Just Squeeze Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited numbered edition #0258.)

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Jon HendricksFast Livin' Blues (2LP 180 gram vinyl – 45 RPM) ... LP
Columbia, 1962. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
One of the rare few albums that Jon Hendricks cut on his own during the early 60s, and a very tasty batch of jazz vocal tracks recorded with backing by Pony Poindexter, Gildo Mahones, Ike Isaacs, and other unsung early 60s soul jazz greats. Hendricks is hitting a style here that adds some 50s R&B roots into his usual bop vocalese approach. Titles include "I'll Die Happy", "Do You Call That A Buddy", "Stop & Go Blues", "I Never Get Enough of You", "What Would You Do?", and "Fast Livin Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited pressing on Original Recordings Group, #00921.)
Also available Fast Livin' Blues ... LP 7.99

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Los TerrificosGo South – Vaya Pa'l Sur (2LP 45 rpm pressing) ... LP
Peace & Rhythm, 2016. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $22.99
Los Terrificos really live up to their name here – in a set of sounds that take Latin roots and push them into the trippy territory you might expect from the cover! The group's headed up by Ray Lugo, who we love from other creative contemporary Latin projects – and he's really outdone himself here, by drawing deep from a range of South American rhythms – complicated changes that are sometimes served up in more classic instrumental arrays, sometimes with more unusual keyboard lines that give the whole thing a strong 21st Century vibe! Ray sings on the record, but the vocals are really the lesser focus – as the core energy comes from interplay between guitar lines, keyboards, bass, percussion, and some other sweet electric touches. Titles include "La Mordida", "A Correr", "La Pantera", "Todos Pa'L Norte", "Muerte En La Galera", "Cachas De Oro", "El Camino Azul", and "Polvo Plomo Poder". So heavy, the whole thing had to be pressed as two 45rpm records for maximum sound! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Lou DonaldsonTime Is Right (2LP 180 gram 45 RPM) ... LP
Blue Note/Analogue Productions, 1959. Used 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A beautiful album of mellow-grooving tracks from Lou Donaldson – recorded during his rich post-bop late 50s years, and done with a wonderfully warm sound! The group features Horace Parlan on piano, Blue Mitchell on trumpet, Laymon Jackson on bass, and Dave Bailey on drums – plus Ray Baretto added in on conga, giving the whole session a little bit of a kick with a light Latinish groove on the best numbers! The rhythm's nice and skittish – lightly leaping around on even the quieter numbers, and letting Lou blow his alto in the strongly rhythmic mode that was starting to appear in his recordings of the time. Titles include "Crosstown Shuffle", "Mack The Knife", "Be My Love", and "Lou's Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition #0179.)

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✨✧ Wes MontgomeryWes Montgomery Trio (aka A Dynamic New Jazz Sound) (2LP 180 gram 45 RPM) ... LP
Riverside/Analogue Productions, 1959. Used 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Wes Montgomery's first album as a leader – a relatively obscure set that has him playing in a trio with Indianapolis bandmates Mel Rhyne on organ and Paul Parker on drums – a mode that strongly recalls Montgomery's roots in the Indy scene at the time!. The groove is straight and simple, but the real charm is Wes' chromatic lines on guitar – already quite distinctive among his contemporaries, and allowed ample room to express their voice in this setting. Titles include "Ecorah", "Missile Blues", "Too Late Now", "Jingles", and "Whisper Not". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited numbered edition #0179.)

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✨✧ VariousExcavated Shellac – Reeds – Reed Performances From Tanzania, Kurdistan, Turkey, India, China & More From The 78 RPM Era ... LP
Dust To Digital, New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great range of amazing reed sounds from the glory days of the global 78rpm scene – not just the saxes and woodwinds you'dknow from the west, but a whole host of even more exotic instruments from points east! The package is a companion to the excellent string-based set from the Excavated Shellac blog – and like that one, it brings together some mindblowing sounds we never would have heard otherwise – all taken from vintage 78s from nations that include India, China, Tanzania, Turky, Iran, Egypt, and Kurdistan – and given vastly improved sound in the mastering process, but without dampening the sharp edge of the music at all! Many of these numbers are instrumental, and most move at a pretty nice clip, too – really setting fire with the angular, almost modern reed elements – and blending them in with other unusual instruments too. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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✨✧ Sonny StittSonny Stitt Blows The Blues (2LP 200 gram 45 RPM) ... LP
Verve/Analogue Productions, Late 50s. Used 2LP ... Out Of Stock
One of Stitt's classic Verve sides – a mellow late-night session done with a west coast soul jazz quartet that includes Lou Levy on piano, Leroy Vinnegar on bass, and Mel Lewis on drums. Tracks are short, but Stitt's tone is impeccable – and the album's a key one for moving him away from the Parker-driven bop sound, into a mellower, more open-ended style that really showed his growth as a player. Titles include "Hymnal Blues", "A Blues Offering", "Morning After Blues", "Home Free Blues", and "Blue Devil Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition #0179.)

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✨✧ Sonny TerrySonny Terry Is King (2LP 180 gram 45 RPM) ... LP
Bluesville/Analogue Productions, 1962. Used 2LP ... Out Of Stock
Sonny Terry may be the king – but his vocals and harmonica are working here with a real "royal court" of blues – Lightnin Hopkins and Brownie McGhee on guitar, each of whom set a side of the record – alongside Terry, plus bass from Leonard Gaskin and drums from Belton Evans. LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition #0179.)
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Mark Izu/Lewis JordanTravels Of A Zen Baptist ... LP
RPM, 1988. Very Good+ ... $8.99
Izu plays bass and percussion – and Lewis Jordan plays alto and alto clarinet! LP, Vinyl record album

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ValentinesSound Of The Valentines (2016 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
RPM (UK), Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
Early work from a young Bon Scott – heard here years before his fame in AC/DC, as one of two singers in the mighty Valentines – a late 60s Aussie group with a wonderfully groovy sound! At some level, these guys share a lot with the British beat group scene of the period – a love of elements from American soul and R&B, which sometimes means they're even covering songs from the US, but in a more rocking way – but The Valentines also have a cool approach that often has them shifting lead vocal chores between Scott and Vince Lovegrove, but with the other harmonizing along – which gives them a fuller feel, and a mode that almost reminds us of the earliest Bee Gees material from Australia. Scott's already got some of the rawness in his voice that you'll know and love – and titles include "Can't Dance With You", "Every Day I Have To Cry", "She Said", "On My Mind", "Gloria", "Love Makes Sweet Music", "Sooky Sooky", "I Can Hear The Raindrops", and "Why Me". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Sound Of The Valentines – Complete Recordings 1966 to 1970 ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ Jon JangAre You Chinese Or Charlie Chan? ... LP
RPM, 1984. Used ... Out Of Stock
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Roy GainesI Got The T-Bone Walker Blues (LP + bonus 12") ... LP
Groove Note, 1998. Very Good+ LP + 12" ... $14.99
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(45 RPM 180 gram vinyl. Vinyl has a mark that clicks a bit on "The Hustle Is On", otherwise NM-.)

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✨✧ Billie HolidayBillie Holiday – The Golden Years 1933-1941 (3LP box set) ... LP
Columbia, 1930s. Near Mint- 3LP Box Set ... $16.99
An excellent collection of Billie's 30s work for Columbia Records – featuring 3LPs worth of material, represented with much better sound than the original 78 rpm release of the songs. Billie's in the company of a host of great jazzmen – including Count Basie, Lester Young, Teddy Wilson, Charlie Shavers, Artie Shaw, Cozy Cole, Roy Eldridge, Red Allen, and countless others. 48 tracks in all – with titles that include "Your Mother's Son In Law", "Riffin The Scotch", "Them There Eyes", "Without Your Love", "Swing Brother Swing", "Back In Your Own Back Yard", "You Go To My Head", "Long Gone Blues", "I Can't Get Started", "All Of Me", "God Bless The Child", and "Gloomy Sunday". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has a cutout hole and a torn wrap-around.)

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LionsSoul Riot ... LP
Stones Throw, 2014. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $18.99
The Lions seem to get deeper and deeper with each new release – moving past their start as a funk band with a focus on Kingston sounds – into a group who've got a really fresh feel of their own! Sure, some cuts here are great reggae numbers – the kind of mellow, head-nodding cuts The Lions have always given us – but there's also some more complicated elements going on too, these little touches of darkness at times, especially on the rhythms, which can break from obvious patterns into something nicely unique. Plenty of guests help flesh out the tunes – including Malik The Freq Moore, Black Shakespeare, Alex Desert, and Myron Glasper – and titles include "My Girl", "Going Nowhere", "Rhythm Rock", "Feels Good", "At A Loss", "Smoke & Mirrors", and "When It Rains". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download! Pressed at 45 rpm – for even more booming sound!)

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✨✧ Cal TjaderHuracan ... LP
Crystal Clear, 1978. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Obscure direct to disc recording that plays at 45 RPM, which means that it's a bit shorter than usual – but the record more than makes up for that defect with its excellent sound and (more importantly) excellent batch of grooves. Cal's vibes are backed by Clare Fischer on electric piano, Willie Bobo on timbales, and a bunch of other good west coast players that include Victor Pantoja, Pancho Sanches, and Gary Foster. Titles include "Funquiado", "Tres Palabras", and "Huracan" – and the album is probably Tjader's best Latin LP of the 70s! LP, Vinyl record album

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Jack WhiteLazaretto (180 gram vinyl – with download and 2 vinyl-only hidden tracks) ... LP
Third Man, 2014. New Copy ... $24.99
The most stylistically sprawling record yet from Jack White! White's trajectory from Detroit garage-blues-punk wunderkind to Nashville record biz provocateur/label magnate is pretty damn impressive – and he really lets his far-reaching impulses fly on Lazzaretto. Unpredictable twists and turns abound, but it's all held together by an undercurrent of pummeling, unpretentious rock and roll, with a rootsy swagger. Ever upping the ante on hella cool vinyl releases, Lazarretto is a 3-speed "Ultra LP" – with a 33 1/3 main track list, and 2 hidden tracks beneath the center labels, one that plays at 45 and one that plays at 78. Oh, and also a hologram visual effect. We're thinking that maybe his next record will summon a genie that grants you 3 wishes. Titles include "Three Women", "Lazaretto", "Temoprary Ground", "Would You Fight For My Love?", "High Ball Stepper", "Just One Drink", "Alone In My Home", That Black Bat Licorice", "Entitlement", "I Think I Found The Culprit" and "Want And Able". LP, Vinyl record album
(A 3-speed "Ultra LP" – with 2 vinyl-only tracks hidden beneath the center labels – one that plays at 78 RPM, and one at 45 RPM! Also includes album download.)

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VariousWestbound Funk – Masterful Funk From The Detroit Powerhouse Labels Of Eastbound & Westbound ... LP
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $16.99 22.99
The title's almost redundant – as the words "Westbound" and "Funk" mean virtually the same thing! From the late 60s through the mid 70s, Westbound was one of the key record labels in the sound of raw heavy funk – working with hit groups like Funkadelic and the Ohio Players to craft a sound that laid the blueprint for countless other groups of the time, and also featuring a wealth of obscurer artists with an even harder-hitting sound! The key styles of Westbound and related jazz label Eastbound were heavy and fuzzy ones – picking up off the heady and trippy styles of the late 60s Detroit scene, mixing things up with MC5 guitars, Norman Whitfield bass, and deep underground Tribe-styled jazz touches. This 20 track masterpiece is a brilliant summation of the important Westbound sound – and includes a few hits, some funky 45 classics, and an even bigger number of tracks we might not have heard otherwise! The notes are great, the tunes are super-funky, and the whole thing's one of the best funky collections you could ever hope to purchase. Titles include "You're Messing Up My Mind" by Albert Washington, "Back To Funk" by Robert Lowe, "You Caught Me Smilin" by The 19th Whole, "Conga Man" by King Errison, "Shake Your Head" by Spanky Wilson, "I Love You" by The Motivations, "I Don't Know What It Is But It Sure Is Funky" by Mighty Elegant, "Crazy Legs" by Donald Austin, "Stone Thing (part 1)" by Alvin Cash, "RPM" by Boots, "Funky World (part 1)" by Silky Vincent, "Get Funky Sweet A Little Bit" by Jackie Harris & The Exciters, "I'll Bet You" by Funkadelic, and "Why Not Start All Over Again" by The Counts. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Westbound Funk – Masterful Funk From The Detroit Powerhouse Labels Of Eastbound & Westbound ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ Elmore JamesKing Of The Slide Guitar ... LP
Ace, Mid 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great collection of Elmore James' 50s recordings for the RPM label – including unissued tracks! LP, Vinyl record album
(German pressing.)

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✨✧ Miles DavisMiles Ahead! (Prestige) ... LP
Prestige, 1953/1954. Used ... Out Of Stock
A collection of numbers that Miles Davis recorded for Prestige in the 50s – both dates that were too short to be issued as 33 rpm LP albums by themselves, combined here into one full length record! The first two batches of material are from 1953 – one featuring Davis working in a sextet with Sonny Rollins and Charlie Parker, a nd the second with a quartet featuring Miles as the only horn– 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", "Tune Up", "When Lights Are Low", "Smooch", "Miles Ahead" and "Compulsion". The rest of the set is another quartet side, with Horace Silver, Percy Heath and Art blakey, and numbers include "Four", "That Old Devil Moon" and "Blue Haze". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue Label pressing. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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