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✨✧ Rahsaan Roland KirkI, Eye, Aye – Live At The Montreux Jazz Festival 1972 ... CD
Atlantic/Rhino, 1972. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Rahsaan Roland Kirk on tenor saxophone, Manzello, stritch, clarinet, flute, nose flute, and siren, Henry "Pete" Pearson on bass, Robert Shy on drums, Joe "Habao" Texidor on percussion, and Ron Burton on piano. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Rahsaan Roland KirkLive at Ronnie Scott's – London 1963 ... CD
Gearbox, 1963. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The young Roland Kirk at the height of his powers – recording here on the UK scene, long before he added the Rahsaan to his name – and heading up a very cool combo with the legendary Stan Tracey on piano! Stan's presence here is wonderful – as Tracey was in many ways the Thelonious Monk or Herbie Nichols of the London scene – a modernist piano genius whose accompaniment of Roland here is akin to the work of Jaki Byard on some of Kirk's other albums – as the pair move deftly and wonderfully with the mix of imagination and wit that both of them brought to their music! Rhythm accompaniment is wonderful too – deft drums from Ronnie Stephenson and bass from Malcolm Cecil. Kirk blows tenor, stritch, and manzello – sometimes all three at once – and titles include the long tracks "Angelica", "Days Of Wine & Roses", "Close Your Eyes", and "Three For The Festival". CD
(With Japanese obi!)
Also available Live at Ronnie Scott's – London 1963 ... LP 31.99

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✨✧ Rahsaan Roland KirkAces Back To Back (Left & Right/Rahsaan Rahsaan/Prepare Thyself To Deal With A Miracle/Other Folks Music) (4CD set) ... CD
32 Jazz, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used 4 CDs ... Out Of Stock
Nice one! A whopping 4CD set that brings together 4 of Roland Kirk's best late albums for Atlantic! Left & Right is an undisputed classic, and has Roland leading a large group of musicians through a haunting batch of complicated tracks that clearly illustrate his much-heralded concept of Black Classical Music. Snippets of this conception appear also on the albums Rahsaan Rahsaan and Prepare Thyself – although these also have Roland playing some other odd off-kilter numbers, in his usual insane style. Other Folks Music rounds up the set, and the album's an underrated gem that has a bit straighter sound than other Kirk albums, but also some incredibly warm, lyrical, imaginative jazz – played by Roland and some extremely well-chosen bandmates that include Trudy Pitts, Hilton Ruiz, and Richard Williams. A whopping batch of tracks – and at this price, a great way to get 4 CDs by one of our favorite jazz artists ever! CD
(CONDITION NOTE – Disc 2 is cracked, but the other 3 are great. Priced accordingly. Includes slipcase.)

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✨✧ Rahsaan Roland KirkBlacknuss ... CD
Atlantic/Rhino, 1972. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of the best-remembered albums from the Atlantic Records run of the legendary Rahsaan Roland Kirk – a set that stands as Kirk's answer to all the hipper soul currents that were taking place at the time – including some that were being issued by singers on Atlantic Records! The album is mostly instrumental, but Roland has this way of singing through his reeds at times, especially his flute – really bringing an earthy sense of personality to the whole thing – as he mixes his acoustic lines on flute, tenor, and other reeds with work from Richard Tee on electric piano, Mickey Tucker on organ, Billy Butler on guitar, and Dick Griffin on trumpet. There's a few vocal spots from other singers – Cissy Houston sings on two great cuts – and titles include remakes of "Never Can Say Goodbye", "What's Going On", "Mercy Mercy Me", "My Girl", and "Ain't No Sunshine" – plus some other nice originals by Roland, including Blacknuss", "Which Way Is It Going", and "One Nation". CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Blacknuss ... LP 23.99

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✨✧ Rahsaan Roland KirkBright Moments ... CD
Atlantic, 1973. Used 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
Great double album live set with Roland leading a tight group through a long and varied set of material, all of which showcases the odd goofy sound of his music, and his offbeat approach to more familiar tracks. He talks a bit, makes the odd joke about being blind, and never ceases to amaze with his playing. A bit of vocals too, but sung in such a heartfelt way that you've gotta love 'em! Tracks include "Pedal Up", "Clickey Clack", "Prelude To A Kiss", "Bright Moments Song", "If I Loved You", and "Jitterbug waltz". CD
(1993 Atlantic/Rhino pressing.)

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✨✧ Rahsaan Roland KirkBrotherman In The Fatherland – Live In Germany 1972 ... CD
Hyena, 1972. Used ... Out Of Stock
Previously unreleased live material by Rahsaan Roland Kirk – recorded during his headiest years at Atlantic records! Kirk in the studio is already plenty darn great – with an extremely inventive approach to rhythm, song structure, and soloing – but in a live setting, he opens up even more, and often lets his most playful spirit come in and really transform the tunes! The style here is similar to Roland's Bright Moments live date for Atlantic, but with less talking and more music overall – a sometimes straighter jazz approach that features tenor, flute, manzello, stritch, and clarinet from Kirk – plus piano by Ron Burton, bass by Henry Pete Pearson, drums by Richie Goldberg, and added percussion by Joe Texidor. Recording quality is quite strong, despite the "unreleased" nature of the tapes – and there's a very strong Coltrane vibe running through some of the tracks. Titles include a 17 minute reading of "Blue Trane", plus "Seasons/Serenade To A Cuckoo", "Pedal Up", "Lush Life", "Afro Blue", "Make It With You", "Rahsaan's Spirit", and "Like Sonny". CD

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✨✧ Rahsaan Roland KirkDoes Your House Have Lions – The Rahsaan Roland Kirk Anthology (2CD set) ... CD
Atlantic/Rhino, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
Amazing music from one of the greatest reed players ever – complete with a hefty booklet too! CD
(Out of print, slipcover has some edgewear.)

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✨✧ Rahsaan Roland KirkDog Years In The Fourth Ring (Rare Live Material & Natural Black Inventions – Root Strata) ... CD
32 Jazz, 1960s/1997. Used 3 CDs ... Out Of Stock
One of the greatest contributions made by the 32 Jazz label so far has been the rich amount of classic Roland Kirk material they've released on the market. The best of Kirk's work has been out of print for years, and like the folks at 32 Jazz, we think that's a darn shame – which is why we're extra-excited about a set like this! This nicely (and strangely) packaged 3 CD set features 2 CDs worth of previously unreleased live material – recorded in the years 1964 to 1975, by jazz recordist/archivist George Bonafacio. The material is amazing, and definitely gives proof to the claim that Kirk's live sets were even more amazing than his studio recordings. There's a wealth of great stuff here that really opens up an understanding of Kirk's 60s and early 70s years – and titles include "Rahsaantalk", "Misterioso", "Jammin With A Wolf", "Sister Sadie", "Blues For Alice", and a very groovy "Multi-Horn Medley". And if that's not enough, the 3rd CD of the set features the totally rare Natural Black Inventions album, which Kirk recorded for Atlantic. The record's got an amazing sound: Roland plays solo (mostly), and without the aid of overdubbing, to create these amazing soundscapes of multiple horns and circular breathing. It's filled with these fantastic throbbing pulsating reed lines, with one horn blowing rhythm, and one playing an adventurous solo – and both being blown live a the same time! Tracks include "Black Root", "Raped Voices", "Day Dream", and "Something For Trane That Trane Could Have Said". 3 great CDs of material by one of our favorite-ever reed players – and nicely priced, if we do say so ourselves! CD
(Out of print. Includes original die-cut slipcase which has some light edgewear and a penmark through the barcode.)

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✨✧ Rahsaan Roland KirkInflated Tear ... CD
Atlantic, 1968. Used ... Out Of Stock
A landmark album from Roland Kirk – one of his key 60s sides for Atlantic records, and an amazing blend of soul jazz, hardbop, and freer thinking styles! Roland's playing an insane assortment of horns on the set – often at the same time, if you know his 3-way style of blowing – and instruments used for the recording include Manzello, stritch, flute, whistle, English horn, and flexatone – in addition to standard tenor and clarinet. Other players in the group include Ron Burton on piano, Steve Novosel on bass, and Jimmy Hopps on drums – and the album's got some incredible original compositions that include "Many Blessings", "Handful Of Fives", "Lovellevellioqui", "Laugh for Rory", "Black and Crazy Blues", and "The Inflated Tear". CD

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✨✧ Rahsaan Roland KirkMan Who Cried Fire ... CD
Virgin/Night, Mid 70s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Includes the songs "Slow Blues", "Bye Bye Black Bird", "Multi-Horn Variations ", "Unidentified Tenor Selection", "You Did It You Did It", "New Orleans Fantasy", "Night Train", "Mr.P.C.", and "A Visit From The Blues". CD
(1991 CD pressing. Small cutout hole through booklet and barcode.)

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✨✧ Rahsaan Roland KirkSimmer, Reduce, Garnish & Serve – The Warner Bros Recordings ... CD
Warner, Mid 70s. Used ... Out Of Stock
"Lunatic Danza", "Theme For The Eulipions", "Sweet Georgia Brown", "I'll Be Seeing You", "Los Angeles Negro Chorus", "Serenade To A Cuckoo", "Bagpipe Medley", "J. Griff's Blues", "Mary Mcleod Bethune", "I Loves You Porgy", "Hey Babebips", "In A Mellow Tone", "Dorthaan's Walk", "Watergate Blues", "Summertime", and "Thunder And Lighting Goodbye". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Rahsaan Roland Kirk & Al Hibbler/Ornette ColemanMeeting Of The Times/Ornette! ... CD
Atlantic/Collectables, 1961/1972. Used ... Out Of Stock
Certainly one of the strangest 2-fer CDs we've ever seen! The release pairs one of Rashaan Roland Kirk's later albums for Atlantic with a classic release by Ornette – and both of the records are quite different from each other. The Ornette's worth the price of the CD alone – as it features some of his best Atlantic work, recorded in a firey session with Don Cherry, Ed Blackwell, and the great bassist Scott LaFaro! Titles on that one are very long – and include "RPDD", "C & D", and "WRU". The Kirk album isn't nearly as memorable – and features Rashaan backing up vocalist Al Hibbler in a set of mellow Ellingtonian jazz vocal tracks. Titles on that one include "Dream", "Daybreak", and "Carney & Begarnd Place". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Rahsaan Roland KirkCase Of The 3 Sided Dream In Audio Color ... CD
Atlantic, 1975. Used ... Out Of Stock
A great 70s album by Roland Kirk – one that features him working on a lot of short tracks, in a pretty crazy style! A number of the tracks feature Kirk's uniquely quirky reed style in full effect – often processed with added studio techniques, in a very nice way. And along side that mode, the album's also got a beautiful warm side, with great writing, and a level of sensitivity that's sometimes missing from Kirk's earlier records. Lots of good tracks, including "Freaks For The Festival", "Echoes Of Primitive Ohio and Chili Dogs", "Dream", "Horses", "Side Four", "Portrait Of Those Beautiful Ladies", and "Conversation". CD
Also available Case Of The 3 Sided Dream In Audio Color ... LP 19.99

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✨✧ Rahsaan Roland KirkLive In Paris 1970 Vol 1 ... CD
France's Concert (France), 1970. Used ... Out Of Stock
Recorded live at the Maison de la Rodeo in Paris, Kirk plays various reeds, with Ron Burton on piano, Vernon Martin on bass, Jerome Cooper on drums, and Joe Texudor on percussion. 7 titles including "Easy To Love", "Love Madeline", "My Cherie Amour", "Petite Fleur", "Inflated Tear", "Three For The Festival", and "Boogie Man Song". CD

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Roland KirkRahsaan – Complete Mercury Recordings Of Roland Kirk (11CD set) ... CD
Mercury, 1960s/1990. Used 11 CDs ... $89.99 124.99
A beautiful box set, and one that's filled with amazing material by one of our favorite players of all time! Roland Kirk's work for Mercury has always been darn tough to come by on wax, and even though a number of titles have been reissued individually over the years, this box set is still the best way to approach his early and mid 60's work for Mercury and related labels. The set's got a whopping 10 CDs in all – plus a bonus CD of unreleased stuff – and it's filled with rare material, live tracks, big band tracks, and just plain ol' great hard-wailing straight ahead material by Roland. Players on the set include Jaki Byard, Benny Golson, Wynton Kelly, Roy Haynes, Andrew Hill, Elvin Jones, and Horace Parlan. Very nice, and one you won't tire of quickly! CD
(Out of print. Slipcover has a small 1 inch peeled spot with clear tape on it. Otherwise everything is in great shape!)

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✨✧ Haunted MelodiesHaunted Melodies – Songs Of Rahsaan Roland Kirk ... CD
Metropolitan, 1998. Used ... Out Of Stock
An incredible tribute to the greatness of Rashaan Roland Kirk – featuring mixed groups of soulful players who do a wonderful job of capturing the spirit of Kirk's groundbreaking work on reeds! None of these guys is really doing a lot of Kirk's "three in one" blowing – but they all do a wonderful job of reaching Kirk's level of imagination in terms of tone, space, and all-out sense of humor. Players include sometime Kirk bandmates – like Hilton Ruiz or Jaki Byard – plus Eric Alexander, James Spaulding, Craig Handy, Xavier Davis, John Stubblefield, Donald Harrison, Joe Lovano, and many others. All tracks are Kirk compositions – and titles include "Rip Rig & Panic", "Gifts & Messages", "Bright Moments", "My Delight", "The Inflated Tear", "The Haunted Melody", and "A Stritch In Time". Way more than a simple tribute album – and a great set of all-out creative jazz! CD
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Lol CoxhillCoxhill On Ogun (Joy Of Paranoia/Diverse) ... CD
Ogun (UK), 1977/1978. New Copy ... $14.99 15.99
An amazing chapter in the career of British saxophonist Lol Coxhill – two completely wonderful albums recorded for the Ogun label in the mid 70s! The feel here is similar to Coxhill's seminal albums for Virgin a few years before – jazz that's free, but never too "out" – working in a lovely way to explore sound and tone with a sense of joy and whimsy – often making a brief nod to more traditional modes, but very much in its own spirit. There's a sense of wonder here that we'd almost compare to the best Rahsaan Roland Kirk work for Atlantic – and Coxhill plays soprano sax throughout, joined by players that include Michael Garrick on electric piano, Ken Shaw on guitar, John Mitchell on percussion, Veryan Weston on piano, and Colin Wood on cello. The CD features the full tracks from 2 albums – Joy Of Paranoia and Diverse – and titles include "Joy Of Paranoia Waltz", "The Wakefield Capers", "The Cluck Variations", "Loverman", "Perdido", "Diver", and "Divers". CD

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✨✧ VariousAtlantic Jazz Saxophones ... CD
Atlantic/Rhino, Late 50s/1960s/Early 70s. Used ... $2.99
Music from Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Eddie Harris, David "Fathead" Newman, Hank Crawford, Sonny Stitt, John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, and Charles Lloyd. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousHead Jazz ... CD
Label M/Atlantic, 1960s/1970s. Used ... Out Of Stock
A stoned-out batch of funky jazz tracks from the Atlantic catalog of the 60s and early 70s – 13 funky and trippy tunes that sound wonderful together! Some tracks are straight and funky, others have a bit of a goofy edge, and others have an expanded consciousness that fits well with the Head Jazz theme! Titles include "Equinox" by Hubert Laws, "Let's Gather" by Les McCann, "Silver Cycles" by Eddie Harris, "The Lovers" by Les McCann, "In A Little Spanish Town" by Yusef Lateef, "Lover's Lament" by Hank Crawford, "Island Cry" by Rahsaan Roland Kirk, "Catbird Seat" by Mitchell-Ruff Trio, "Soul Of A Village (part 2)" by Joe Zawinul, "Ramblin" by Ornette Coleman, "Day By Day" by Jimmy Scott, and "This Old Building" by Yusef Lateef. CD
(Out of print.)
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