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Johnny LytleMoon Child (ABC/Riverside) ... LP
Riverside/ABC, 1963. Very Good ... $8.99
One of the rarest early albums by Johnny Lytle – and a very tasty set of tracks that has a slightly different kick than usual. Johnny's regular trio with Milt Harris on organ and Peppy Hinant on drums is joined by Steve Cooper on bass and Ray Barretto on congas – which gives the tracks a fuller sound, and a nicely rolling groove from the conga. The vibes and organ still dominate strongly – which is ok by us – and the sound is opened past Johnny's regular stepping groove. Titles include a number of nice originals like "The House Of Winchester", "Moon Child", and "The Moor Man" – plus "Work Song" and "A Taste Of Honey". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole.)
 
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Marian BruceHalfway To Dawn ... LP
Riverside, 1958. Very Good ... $24.99
One of the more obscure vocal albums ever recorded by Riverside – with a great small group that features Joe Wilder on trumpet, Jimmy Jones on piano, Everett Barksdale on guitar, and Al Hall on bass. No drums – which should give you an idea of the mood of the set! LP, Vinyl record album
(Small blue label Bill Grauer pressing, with microphone logo & deep groove. Cover is in great shape. Vinyl has a mark that clicks on side 2, track 1.)

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Logan EnglishGambling Songs ... LP
Riverside, Mid/Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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Eddie JeffersonLetter From Home ... LP
Riverside, 1962. Near Mint- ... $6.99
The beginning of a whole new chapter of greatness for singer Eddie Jefferson – a record that took his older style of putting words to jazz solos, and updated it nicely for a new generation in the 60s! Eddie's got a rootsy look on the cover, but the sound here is snappingly hip and sophisticated throughout – a cool soul jazz take on vocalese that's right up there with the best solo work by Jon Hendricks, and sung in a similarly raspy style. The group shifts a bit from track to track – between small combo and larger ensemble arranged by Ernie Wilkins – and players include Clark Terry and Joe Newman on trumpets, Johnny Griffin on tenor, James Moody on alto and flute, Junior Mance and Joe Zawinul on piano, and Barry Galbraith on guitar. Titles include some great original lyrics by Jefferson on the tunes "Soft & Furry", "Keep Walkin", "Things Are Getting Better", and "Back In Town" – and equally great vocals on versions of "Letter From Home", "Billie's Bounce", and "Night In Tunisia". LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)

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Philly Joe JonesDrums Around The World ... LP
Riverside, 1959. Very Good- ... $9.99
A wonderfully experimental album from drummer Philly Joe Jones – and one that has just the right sort of "ethnic" feel to earn its "Around The World" title! Mostly, the ethnicity comes through in exotic reed work by Sahib Shihab, Herbie Mann, and Cannonball Adderley – who all play wonderfully on the album – alongside straighter sidemen who include Lee Morgan and Blue Mitchell on trumpets, Benny Golson on tenor, and Curtis Fuller on trombone. There's a bit of the Yusef Lateef late 50s sound on here – mixed with Philly's killer crack sock drum approach – a blend that comes off wonderfully throughout, and really makes the album a standout in Philly Joe's catalog from the time. Titles include "Land Of The Blue Veils", "Blue Gwynn", "El Tambores", and "The Tribal Message", which is a nice drum solo! LP, Vinyl record album
(Maroon label Orpheum Productions pressing. Cover has a flaky stain at the top.)

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Meade Lux LewisBlues Piano Artistry Of Meade Lux Lewis ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Very Good ... $9.99
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(Blue label Bill Grauer pressing, with microphone logo & deep groove.)

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Abbey LincolnIt's Magic ... LP
Riverside, 1958. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Early work by Abbey – recorded in a mode that's straighter than she'd sound a few years later – less angry, more like other jazz vocalists of the time, but still with that unmistakable Abbey Lincoln quality in the voice! The arrangements on the set are by Benny Golson – using that light angular edge that always makes his work such a great fit for a hip singer – and other players on the set include Kenny Dorham, Curtis Fuller, Jerome Richardson, Wynton Kelly, and Sahib Shihab. Titles include "I Am In Love", "An Occasional Man", "Out Of The Past", "Love", "Little Niles", "Exactly Like You", and "Just For Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)
Also available It's Magic ... CD 7.99

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Herbie MannGreat Ideas Of Western Mann ... LP
Riverside, 1957. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A really wonderful album by Herbie Mann – and one of the few to feature him exclusively on bass clarinet! Bass clarinet is one of the hippest of instruments – mastered only by a few strong solo players in jazz, like Eric Dolphy or David Murray – and Herbie shows here that he was way more than a pop jazz player back in the 50s, as he uses the tone of the deep rich instrument to weave magical lines of color and sound. He's working here with a hip small LA combo that includes Jack Sheldon on trumpet, Jimmy Rowles on piano, and Mel Lewis on drums – and the tracks are long and snaking, way more interesting than you'd expect! Titles include "The Theme", "A Handful Of Stars", "Lady Bird", and "A Stella Performance". LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, including the insert. Cover has light wear and an old price sticker on back.)

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Thelonious Monk & Gerry MulliganMulligan Meets Monk ... LP
Riverside, 1957. Very Good+ ... $99.99
An unlikely pair, but a great one here – and the record's one of those few magical moments where bringing together unusual partners actually works! Mulligan's cool hardly seems a match for Monk's angular modernism, but together the players seem to strike a middle ground that resonates with the strength of both – a sound that cuts a bit more edge on Gerry's normally smooth baritone, and which still lets Monk's keys flow into wonderful twists and turns. Rhythm is by the great bassist Wilbur Ware and drummer Shadow Wilson – and titles include the Monk classics "Straight No Chaser", "Rhythm A Ning", "Round Midnight", and "I Mean You" – plus a version of Mulligan's "Decidedly". LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful early pressing – small blue label with silver text, microphone logo, and deep groove. Cover has very light wear, but this is a great copy overall.)

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Wes MontgomeryWes Montgomery Trio (aka A Dynamic New Jazz Sound) (2nd cover) ... LP
Riverside, 1959. Very Good- ... $19.99
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! If you only know the later, famous Wes Montgomery with bigger charts, you'll be surprised to hear him here in a cooking little combo – the kind of group that made Mel Rhyne a local Hammond hero in Indy, although it seemed to take decades for him to get any sort of larger recognition. 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
(Small black label Bill Grauer pressing, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has some pen on back.)

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Wes Montgomery TrioPortrait Of Wes ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $13.99
Early work by Wes – cut with his early trio that included the wonderful Melvin Rhyne on organ! The sound is tight and freer than some of Wes' later recordings – a bit more in the pocket, too, showing the roots of the Indianapolis scene from which Wes was just emerging at the time. Tracks include "Movin Along", "Lolita", "Dangerous", "Yesterday's Child", and "Moanin". LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, including the insert. Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Jelly Roll MortonJelly Roll Morton Plays & Sings – Volume 2 Of Selections From The Library Of Congress Recordings. ... LP
Riverside, 1938. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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(Blue label Bill Grauer pressing, with microphone logo & deep groove.)

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Jelly Roll MortonMr Jelly Lord ... LP
Riverside, 1938. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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(Blue label Bill Grauer pressing, with microphone logo and deep groove.)

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Fats NavarroGood Bait ... LP
Riverside, Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Late 60s issue of some material that was recorded early in the producing career of Orrin Keepnews – and which features Navarro in the company of a hip group of boppers like Allan Eager, Curly Russell, Kenny Clarke, and Tadd Dameron. Dameron wrote a good portion of tracks on the set – like "Tadd Walk", "Good Bait", "The Squirrel", and "Our Delight". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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Sonny Rollins, Coleman Hawkins, and othersBlues For Tomorrow ... LP
Riverside, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Kind of a hodge-podge from different sessions – but a nice little record, and one that's come to stand on its own over the years, thanks to the strength of the work! The album's a set of previously unissued tunes from Riverside sessions of the late 50s - material from classic dates that didn't make it onto the albums, but which is every bit as good! Titles include many classics – like Sonny Rollins and Sonny Clark playing "Funky Hotel Blues", plus "Blues For Tomorrow" by a septet that included Coleman Hawkins, Coltrane, Gigi Gryce, and Ray Copeland, which was lifted from a Monk session (without Monk!) Also includes "A Sad Thing" by Herbie Mann's Californians and "Let's Blow Some Blues" by Mundell Lowe Quintet. LP, Vinyl record album
(70s Japanese pressing, including the insert. Cover has a name in marker on back.)

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Mongo SantamariaMongo Explodes ... LP
Riverside, 1964. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A killer early album by Mongo Santamaria – almost an equal blend of jazz and Latin rhythms, and a great illustration of the unique contribution that he was making to both types of music back in the 60s! Mongo's group here is filled with some really great horn players – Nat Adderley on cornet, Marty Sheller on trumpet, Ronnie Capers on alto sax, and Pat Patrick on baritone – really hitting a hard-edged groove that's as filled with soul jazz solo inflections as it is with Mongo's great work on percussion! The reeds bring a sharp edge to the record that keeps on going throughout – pushing the set with a lot more soul than other Latin sides from the time, particularly those in the charanga mode. Most tracks are short and feisty, and titles include "Skins", "Fatback", "Dot Dot Dot", "Corn Bread Guajira", "Para Ti", "Sweet Tater Pie", and "Tacos". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Riverside/Orpheum pressing – in great shape!)

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Johnny Hammond SmithOpen House ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Very Good ... $5.99
A strong early one from Johnny Hammond – one that features him working in a groovy group that includes Thad Jones on trumpet, Seldon Powell on tenor and flute, and Eddie McFadden on guitar. The addition of horns gives the set a bit more punch than some of Johnny's other sides from the time – and Ray Barretto's conga dances along nicely on most tracks. Titles include "Cleopatra", "Cyra", "Open House", and "Blues For DeDe". LP, Vinyl record album
(Teal label Orpheum Productions pressing.)

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Kid ThomasNew Orleans – The Living Legends – Kid Thomas & His Algiers Stompers Featuring Emile Barnes ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Very Good+ ... $2.99
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(Cover has some wear.)

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VariousCompositions Of Bobby Timmons ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
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(Black label Bill Grauer pressing with microphone logo. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Nat AdderleyWork Songs (Work Song/That's Right) ... LP
Riverside, 1960. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Milestone 2-fer combining two of our favorite late 60s soul jazz LPs, that practically defined the genre – Work Song and That's Right! "Work Song" was a whopping hit for Nat, plus Cannonball's killer "Sack O Woe", played here by a firey group that includes the great Bobby Timmons on piano, and Wes Montgomery on guitar, making a rare non-leader group appearance. On the second set Nat's trumpet is backed up by a "big sax section" – a trio of reed players that includes Yusef Lateef, Jimmy Heath, and Charlie Rouse, plus some additional baritone work by Tate Houston. The groove's pretty swinging – kind of in the mode of early work with Cannonball Adderley in that it's not as "in the pocket" soul jazz wise, but still quite strong overall. Heath and Jimmy Jones did the arrangements, and the rhythm section features Wynton Kelly, Sam Jones, and Jimmy Cobb. 17 tracks in all, including "Tadd", "The Old Country", "Chordnation", "ESP", "Scrambled Eggs", "Pretty Memory", and "Fallout". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Tadd DameronMagic Touch ... LP
Riverside, 1962. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Tadd Dameron's last true jazz sides – featuring the bop maestro composing, arranging, and conducting for a large group that includes Bill Evans, Johnny Griffin, Joe Wilder, Clark Terry, and Philly Joe Jones. There's a bit of Ellington in the album – with somber washes of mood and color, in a manner that was always one of Dameron's strongest suits – and the quality of the players, especially Evans, really adds a lot to the album. Titles include "On A Misty Night", "Just Plain Talkin", "You're A Joy", "Swift As The Wind", and "Dial B For Beauty". LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)
 
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Art Blakey & Thelonius MonkArt Blakey's Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk ... LP
Atlantic, 1957. Very Good+ ... $16.99
Angular Monk meets hard-driving Art Blakey – in a session that's quite unique, and which has gone onto become one of the best-remembered Atlantic jazz sessions of the late 50s! The album features Blakey in that key non-Blue Note year of 1957 – a time when he was working with a variety of players, at a variety of labels, and taking some real chances with his music before settling into his more established hit Jazz Messengers sound. The group here is Art's own – with Johnny Griffin on tenor, Bill Hardman on trumpet, and Spanky DeBrest on bass – augmented by the piano of Thelonious Monk – a match that might seem unlikely at first, but not so much so after you consider the great work that Monk and Griffin did together at Riverside during the late 50s. There's a nice match between Johnny's sharp-edged tenor and Monk's imaginative playing – and if anything, the record has Blakey, Hardman, and DeBrest moving dynamically to keep up with the flurry of modern ideas coming from Griffin and Monk! Tracks are almost all originals by Thelonious too – a fact that definitely helps keep up the "Monk-ish" sound of the record – titles that include "Evidence", "Blue Monk", "I Mean You", and "Rhythm A Ning" – alongside Griffin's "Purple Shades". LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & green Rockefeller label pressing. Cover has a sticker spot.)

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Roy HaynesPeople ... LP
Pacific Jazz, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
One of our favorite records ever by Roy Haynes – a lyrical masterpiece that stands with his best work of the 60s! The set features some wonderful playing by Frank Strozier – who's handling both alto and flute on the set, grooving around like he did on his own great Riverside albums of the period, or on Haynes' excellent Cymbalism set, to which this one is a nice partner. The songs on here are a bit less hip than on that album – as many of them are 60s standards, like "People", "Mr Lucky", "Wives & Lovers", "Invitation", and "What Kind Of Fool Am I" – but they're done with a lot imagination, and a soulful modal groove that really opens them up! LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice Japanese pressing, on King – with obi!)

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Blue MitchellBring It Home To Me ... LP
Blue Note, 1966. Very Good ... $69.99
Genius work from trumpeter Blue Mitchell – one of his most solid sides as a leader from the 60s, and a well-deserved treasure in the Blue Note catalog! The album's quite different than the straight soul jazz of Blue's early days on Riverside – or the more arranged dates of the late 60s – and it features him moving in a soulful, lyrical, modal style – quite similar to Horace Silver in conception, but with a fresh execution that's mighty nice – and which marks Mitchell as one of the fresher trumpet voices of his generation! The whole group's great, too – and the lineup includes Junior Cook on tenor, Blue's old bandmate from Horace Silver's group – plus Harold Mabern on piano, who really helps shape the sound of the record, Gene Taylor on bass and Billy Higgins on drums. Tracks include gems from Mitchell, Jimmy Heath, and Tom McIntosh – titles that include "Bring It Home To Me", "Blues 3 For 1", "Port Rico Rock", and "Ginger Bread Boy". LP, Vinyl record album
(New York mono pressing with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has light wear, with a name in pen on the back.)

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Modern Jazz All StarsModern Jazz All Stars – Jazz ... LP
RCA (Japan), Mid 60s. Near Mint- 2LP ... $19.99
Modern jazz, with plenty of soul – a hip Japanese take on the best US jazz modes of the late 50s, with heavy emphasis on hardbop and soul jazz styles! The group's led by pianist Norio Maeda, who also did the arrangements – and the lineup features trumpet, tenor, and alto sax – a great frontline that takes on some very Riverside-like touches at times – and which gets a bit of guitar assistance at others. Titles are mostly versions of familiar jazz tunes from a few years before, arranged freshly by Maeda – and cuts include "Black March", "Moanin", "Work Song", "Sister Sadie", "Take Five", and "L'Ascenseur Pour L'Echafaud". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s Japanese pressing, with obi.)

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Sonny RollinsSonny Rollins Vol 2 ... LP
Blue Note, 1957. Very Good+ ... $24.99
As classic as it comes for late 50s Blue Note – and a key meeting between Sonny Rollins and Thelonious Monk! The group on the set features Rollins and Monk with JJ Johnson, Paul Chambers, and Art Blakey – all of whom push things more in the direction of Blue Note's sound of the time, then Monk's own recordings of the period for Riverside. But the contrast of modes makes for a really startling sound – one that has Monk "monking" it up next to the straighter rhythm section, and bringing out some more modern tones in Rollins' tenor work. Horace Silver plays piano on part of the set as well – but still keeps things strong – and titles include "Why Don't I", "Wail March", "Misterioso", and "Reflections". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has a cut corner and some surface wear.)

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Sonny RollinsWay Out West ... LP
Contemporary, 1957. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A classic set that brings the east coast tenor of Sonny Rollins into contact with a west coast rhythm section of Ray Brown and Shelly Manne! Despite Rollins' silly look on the cover, and the album's overall "western" theme, the session's a brilliant one – right up there with Sonny's strongest trio sides of the late 50s, and a key link in a string of excellent recordings for Blue Note, Prestige, and Riverside! The lack of a piano really opens up the style of the set – letting Sonny explore freely on his solos, while Brown's bass and Manne's drums do more than enough to keep the rhythms going on their own. Solos aren't as "out" as on the Village Vanguard sessions, but certainly every bit as inspired – and titles include "I'm An Old Cowhand", "Solitude", "Come, Gone", "Way Out West", and "Wagon Wheels". LP, Vinyl record album
(Later yellow label stereo pressing, with S-M stamps.)

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Idrees Sulieman, Pepper Adams, Cecil Payne, et alRoots ... LP
Prestige, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
A great little Pretige blowing session album – featuring long long tracks, played by 2 groups of different players, both led by trumpeter Idrees Sulieman! Side one features the track "Roots" – a great laidback groover played by a sextet that include Sulieman on trumpet, Pepper Adams on Baritone, Frank Rehak on trombone, Bill Evans on piano, Doug Watkins on bass, and Louis Hayes on drums. Side two has Sulieman in the company of Cecil Payne on baritone, Jimmy Cleveland on trombone, Tommy Flanagan on piano, Doug Watkins on bass, and Elvin Jones on drums – on two tracks ("Down By The Riverside" and "Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child"), both arranged by Alonzo Levister – with a dark feeling that's very unique. LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing including obi.)

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✨✧ John Benson BrooksAvant Slant (One plus 1 + II?) ... LP
Decca, Late 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A wild one! The set features a strange collage of sounds, songs, effects, and a slight bit of jazz – composed by John Benson Brooks, who'd done some earlier modernist work for Riverside in the early 60s, but who here is working in a mode that's sort of to jazz what structural film of the late 60s was to cinema. Milt Gabler put together a lot of the tracks – drawing from a rich catalog of blues, pop, folk, and rock songs – and overall, the album is more of a "happening" than anything else. A bit hippy dippy – like some of those early structuralist films – but in a way that like those films, still stays quite fresh over the years! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Sonny RollinsShadow Waltz ... LP
Jazzland, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Early 60's album that repackages Rollins' classic Freedom Suite recording for Riverside. The record is exactly the same – and features Rollins on tenor, in a spare stripped-down trio that include Oscar Pettiford and Max Roach. His playing is amazing – especially on the extended "Freedom Suite", which shows just how much Rollins could push his solos, even back in the early days. Amazing stuff, and as free as you can get without being free! LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label Bill Grauer Productions pressing. Cover has a split spine, surface wear, and some ink stamps and notes in pen on back.)

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✨✧ Mongo SantamariaAfro Roots (Mongo/Yambu) ... LP
Fantasy, 1958/1959. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A nice Prestige 2-fer collecting two early sides Mongo cut for Fantasy in the late 50s. The first, released under the title Mongo, is a no-nonsense batch of Latin jazz tracks, arranged by himself and Francisco Aguabella, who's sort of the co-leader of the group on the set! Players include Emil Richards, Paul Horn, Armando Pereza, Carlos Vidal, and Willie Bobo – and as you can imagine by that lineup, there's plenty of heavy duty percussive action! Jose Chombo Silva plays a bit of tenor – and titles include "Chano Pozo", "Mazacote", "Los Conguitos", and "Afro Blue". Yambu, another of Mongo's great early records, is the second LP of the set. It's got a spooky Afro-Cuban sound, and a great assortment of drummers that includes Francisco Aquabella, Carlos Vidal, Willie Bobo, and Modesto Duran. The overall vibe is much more traditional than Mongo's other albums – and there's none of the pop Latin jazz of his years at Columbia records, or his "Watermelon Man" era at Riverside. Cuts include "Mi Guanguanco", "Timbales & Bongo", "Yeye", and "Columbia", and the sound is nice and raw. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Jimmy Smith & Wes MontgomeryJimmy & Wes – The Dynamic Duo ... LP
Verve, 1966. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Excellent meeting between 2 mighty talents who rarely recorded together! Oliver Nelson did the arrangements and leads a big band, but the real focus is on Jimmy and Wes' solos, which are given a lot of room to roam in long tracks like "James & Wes", "Night Train", and "Down By The Riverside". Nice hard playing from Jimmy, with that great tone that he was getting in the mid 60's, and lots of very clean Hammond lines on his solos. LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with factory sticker.)

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✨✧ Gichy Dan's Beachwood #9Gichy Dan's Beachwood #9 ... LP
RCA, 1979. Used ... Out Of Stock
Did August Darnell ever stop working in the late 70s? He had Kid Creole, Dr Buzzard's Savannah Band, Don Armando, Elbow Bones, Cristina, and countless other projects all getting his magical retro disco touch – including Gichy Dan's Beachwood #9, a group who only recorded one album, but who have a sound that's prime Darnell all the way. Take the Kid Creole groove, and mix it up with a bit more Latin and exotic influences, and you're pretty close to the sound of Gichy Dan. Darnell wrote and produced, and played with the group – and the overall feel isn't as disco as other projects – in a good way. Titles include "Splendor In The Grass", "Laissez Faire", "Young Hearts", "Lady From The Caribbean", and "Winter On Riverside Drive". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)
 
 
 



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