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Ahmad JamalThis Could Be The Start Of Something/Shadow Of Your Smile ... 7-inch
Cadet, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $3.99
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Gary BartzShadow Do ... LP
Prestige, 1975. Very Good+ ... $54.99
A key early pairing of saxophonist Gary Bartz and producer Larry Mizell – working here together before their more famous collaboration on Capitol Records, in a sound that's even more freewheeling and open-ended! Bartz still has a bit of an edge in his horn here – the style laid down heavily on his NTU Troop records from a few years before – and Mizell takes that edge and runs with it nicely, helping Gary to focus his rhythms a bit more, and reach out with some really wonderful electric sounds! Hubert Eaves plays keyboards here – and Mizell brings in a bit too – and the blend of keys and reeds is really great, with that double-edged depth that makes Gary Bartz so great on his best albums! There's lots of great cuts with an airy Mizell feel to them, including "Love Tones", "Gentle Smiles (Saxy)", "Sea Gypsy", and "Winding Roads". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, and some wear.)

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ChurchConstant In Opal/Shadow Cabinet ... 12-inch
Warner, 1984. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $8.99
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DJ Shadow & Cut ChemistProduct Placement ... CD
One 29, 2001. Used ... $11.99
The now legendary second set of all funky 45's by Shadow and Cut Chemist! As with the Brainfreeze set, DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist show off not just their skills on the 1's and 2's, but their deep, deep collection of funky and freaky cuts for a non-stop extravaganza that will send you back to the crates to see if you can dig up even a few of these tasty nuggets! CD
(Original pressing.)

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DJ Shadow & Cut ChemistRenegades Of Rhythm – DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist Play Afrika Bambaataa (tour book) ... Book
Boo Hooray, 2014. New Copy ... $22.99 39.98
A sweet little tour book commemorating DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist's Renegades Of Rhythm tour – in which the duo of modern live DJ masters honor pioneer Afrika Bambaataa! The most incredible fact about the tour itself, is that Shadow and Chemist don't just spin records that Bambaataa himself spun back in the day, but they're literally spinning Bambaataa's own record collection – having been granted access by the man himself. The book is great, with text by DJ Shadow, Cut Chemist AND Afrika Bambaataa, done in kind of a DIY style that makes it all the more appealing – with a beautiful hand silk-screened cover with by Paul Insect, and featuring full color scans of many of the actual records, some rare old Bambaataa gig flyers and lots more! Book
(Limited to 2500 copies. Hand silk-screened cover with art by Paul Insect.)

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Cornell DupreeShadow Dancing ... LP
Versatile, 1978. Very Good Gatefold ... $2.99
Smooth and soulful guitar work from Cornell Dupree – a player who recorded on countless sessions as a studio sideman, but hardly ever got to work as a leader on his own! The album's got a full sound that's kind of a step beyond the Kudu/CTI sound of the time – an approach that takes larger orchestrations and uses them as the backdrop for Dupree's work on guitar, often with a fair bit of keyboard support from Mario Sprouse who arranged both albums on the set. The fullness resonates with the funky dancefloor style of David Matthews during the same stretch – a bit commercial at times, but still with plenty of nice instrumental touches. Includes "The Creeper", "Two Doors Down", "Peg", "On & On", "The Closer I Get To You" and "Hey Girl". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Astrud GilbertoShadow Of Your Smile ... LP
Verve, 1965. Very Good+ ... $19.99
One of Astrud Gilberto's greatest albums – and quite possibly our personal favorite! The record features beautifully understated arrangements by Joao Donato, Don Sebesky, and Claus Ogerman – and the instrumentation is a haunting mix of bossa rhythms with darker orchestrations that bring out an emotional side of Astrud that you don't always get on other LPs. The track list is excellent, and includes some of her best tracks for Verve, like "Non Stop To Brazil", "Fly Me To The Moon", "O Ganso", and "Aruanda". Not to be passed up, and one that we never tire of listening to! LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label promo pressing.)

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LaBelleMoon Shadow ... LP
Warner, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
One of the greatest albums ever by Labelle – known especially for the massive funky title cut, which has been an in-demand groover for years! "Moonshadow" begins with a nice funky piano intro, then rolls into a 10 minute groove that's really tasty – filled with lots of jazzy riffing, tasty conga, and a weird monologue by Patti that runs through different parts of the body and why you should appreciate them! The cut was lost on American audiences of the 70s, but became a huge one in the European jazz dance scene of the late 80s, probably because most of them couldn't understand how silly Patti's vocals were! The cut's nice and funky, though – and there's some other nice ones on the record, too, including "Sunday News", "Touch Me All Over", and "Peace With Yourself". Much more interesting than most of their stuff, with a hip mixture of jazz, soul, and hard grooving! LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Moon Shadow ... LP 24.99

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LaBelleMoon Shadow ... LP
Warner, 1972. Very Good+ ... $24.99
One of the greatest albums ever by Labelle – known especially for the massive funky title cut, which has been an in-demand groover for years! "Moonshadow" begins with a nice funky piano intro, then rolls into a 10 minute groove that's really tasty – filled with lots of jazzy riffing, tasty conga, and a weird monologue by Patti that runs through different parts of the body and why you should appreciate them! The cut was lost on American audiences of the 70s, but became a huge one in the European jazz dance scene of the late 80s, probably because most of them couldn't understand how silly Patti's vocals were! The cut's nice and funky, though – and there's some other nice ones on the record, too, including "Sunday News", "Touch Me All Over", and "Peace With Yourself". Much more interesting than most of their stuff, with a hip mixture of jazz, soul, and hard grooving! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert. Cover looks great, save for a cut corner.)
Also available Moon Shadow ... LP 11.99

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Wilson Lewes TrioShadow Of Your Smile ... LP
Diplomat, Late 60s. Very Good ... $6.99
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✨✧ Neville BrothersWalkin In The Shadow Of Life ... CD
Back Porch, 2004. Used ... $5.99
CD
(Promotional copy.)

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✨✧ Alexander RishaugShadow Of Events ... CD
Dekorder (Germany), 2011. Used ... $4.99
CD

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DJ ShadowLiquid Amber EP ... 7-inch
Liquid Amber, New Copy (pic cover)... About July 1, 2015 (delayed)
7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Azar LawrenceShadow Dancing ... LP
Riza, 1985. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
An obscure set from Azar Lawrence – self-produced and self-arranged, in a smooth modern soul mode that's kind of an 80s extension of his work in the 70s for Prestige. There's a definite R&B groove on most tracks, and vocalist Coco Evans sings on 2 of the album's 8 tracks. Lawrence is on reeds, and other players in the group include Leo Nocentelli on guitar and James Gadson on drums. Titles include "Keep It Hot", "Your Love Is Keeping Me Alive", "Magic In The Night", "Shadow Dancing", "One More Time", and "Inside Stuff". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Azar LawrenceShadow Dancing/Keep It Hot ... 12-inch
Riza, 1984. Sealed ... Just Sold Out!
12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ ShadowLove Lite ... CD
Elektra (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A killer from Shadow – a modern soul trio who are perhaps best remembered for the work they did with Leon Ware, but who sound pretty darn wonderful here on their own! The record's got a nice sense of groove, but also goes for that perfect midtempo balance that we love in the great run of soul titles from Elektra at this point – never trying too hard to fill in a club space in the post-disco years, and always moving towards the right sort of warmer sounds that keep things real. There's a nice focus to the songs throughout – almost tighter and sharper than the group's other work – and tracks include the mellow "No Better Love" and "Say It Again", both with a nice cold slow jam kind of groove – plus "Get It", "Love Lite", and "I Need Love". CD

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✨✧ VariousSophisticated Boom Boom – The Shadow Morton Story ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 50s/1960s/Early 70s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A fantastic batch of music that ranges from early rockers to glittery glam rock – from a legendary producer who worked with everyone from The Shangri-Las to The New York Dolls! George Shadow Morton was a key figure in changing the sound of the New York scene in the 60s and early 70s – and with roots in novelty rock and early studio tricks for rock music, he was very well poised to bring his own sort of special magic to later famous productions that make Morton as important a production force as Phil Spector, Kim Fowley, and Jack Nitzsche! The package is one of the richest in Ace Records' look at important producers of 20th Century music – and comes with a special book that's so rich in detail, it warrants a different sort of package than other titles in this series – a perfect accompaniment to the range of sounds that includes "Only Seventeen" by The Beatle-ettes, "Sophisticated Boom Boom" by The Goodies, "Baby" by Ellie Greenwich, "Past Present & Future" by The Shangri-Las, "So Soft So Warm" by The Nu Luvs, "Stop The Clock" by The Shaggy Boys, "Too Old To Go Way Little Girl" by Janis Ian, "You Keep Me Hangin On" by Vanilla Fudge, "And When It's Over" by The Vagrants, "In A Gadda Da Vida" by Iron Butterfly, "Midnight Lady" by Mott The Hoople, and "Stranded In The Jungle" by New York Dolls. CD

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✨✧ Pinky WintersShadow Of Your Smile (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Cellar Door/M&I (Japan), 1983. Used ... Out Of Stock
A beautiful tribute to the work of Johnny Mandel – easily one of the greatest composers of the modern age, partly a soundtrack genius, but also a richly talented songwriter with a great flair for a sad love song! Vocalist Pinky Winters performs a choice collection of Mandel's greatest numbers here – working with pianist Lou Levy in a set that's heavy on the most adult, mature themes of Mandel's 60s oeuvre. Winters' vocal performance is perfect for the material – straight, subtle, and sometimes somber – really bringing out the darker themes in Johnny's wonderful tunes, and really illuminating lyrics penned by Dave Frishberg, The Bergmans, and others. A few tracks feature bass work by Bill Takas, and titles include "The Shining Sea", "Close Enough For Love", "You Are There", "Emily", "A Time For Love", "Unless It's You", "Take Me Home", and "Don't Look Back". CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)
 
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Cujo (Amon Tobin)Adventures In Foam ... CD
Shadow, 1997. Used ... $3.99
CD
(Out of print.)
 
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Atlantic StarrAs The Band Turns ... LP
A&M, 1985. Very Good ... $1.99
Titles include "Freak A Ristic", "Cool Calm Collected", "Silver Shadow", "Let's Start It Over", "Thank You", and "If Your Heart Isn't In It". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve.)

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Bleep Bloop10 Watt Lazers/Denial ... 7-inch
Liquid Amber, 2015. New Copy (pic cover)... $9.99
Solid single by Bleep Bloop for DJ Shadow's Liquid Amber label – with grimy beats, rumbling bass laying the groundwork and spacey synth rays lighting up the atmosphere! "10 Watt Lazers" is a blast from the start, and appropriately titled with ray gun synth melodies and splintering beats. "Denial" has tense hip hop indebted vibe, and a really thick atmosphere, still with plenty of spacey touches. 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Carter FamilyCountry Music Hall Of Fame Series ... CD
MCA, Late 30s. Used ... $2.99
With all the cultural weight being assigned to rural American music of decades ago, thanks to a little soundtrack album you may have heard of, it's tough to think of nice words to say about groups like the Carters that you haven't already heard ad nauseam. So we'll just say that it's stark, haunting, sweet-souled 1930s poetry at it's finest – lovingly remastered with great notes and historical information. Oh yeah, and this set is a fraction of the price of most of the high brow reissues out there and just as worthy of your precious time and attention! Some of their earliest recordings – including "You Are My Flower", "Hold Fast To the Right", "Hello Stranger", "In The Shadow Of Clinch Mountain", "Coal Miners Blues", "Answer To Weeping Willow", "Charlie And Nellie", "Oh Take Me Back", "Dark Haired True Lover", and "Just A Few More Days". 16 tracks in all. CD

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CoastersCoasters Greatest Hits ... CD
Atco, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... $3.99
A classic full length set from The Coasters – and as much of a full album that brings together their best for Atlantic, as it is a collection of earlier material from singles! There's a really unified approach here – thanks to the group's really dynamic, surprisingly soulful vocal interplay – and to the top-shelf production and presentation of the material throughout. And sure, they were hitmakers – but we love these guys, and find them to be one of the most radical vocal groups of all time! Under the impeccable guidance of Lieber & Stoller, the group recorded some of the fiercest vocal numbers of the 50s – mixing incredibly soulful vocals with an almost cartoonish ability to conjure up little pictures with words. A dozen great numbers in all – "Poison Ivy", "Along Came Jones", "Down In Mexico", "The Shadow Knows", "I'm A Hog For You", "Charlie Brown", "Yakety Yak", "Zing Went The Strings Of My Heart", "That Is Rock & Roll", "Young Blood", "Sweet Georgia Brown", and "Searchin'". CD
Also available Coasters Greatest Hits (with bonus tracks) ... CD 13.99

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CoastersCoasters Greatest Hits (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Atco (Japan), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $13.99
A classic full length set from The Coasters – and as much of a full album that brings together their best for Atlantic, as it is a collection of earlier material from singles! There's a really unified approach here – thanks to the group's really dynamic, surprisingly soulful vocal interplay – and to the top-shelf production and presentation of the material throughout. And sure, they were hitmakers – but we love these guys, and find them to be one of the most radical vocal groups of all time! Under the impeccable guidance of Lieber & Stoller, the group recorded some of the fiercest vocal numbers of the 50s – mixing incredibly soulful vocals with an almost cartoonish ability to conjure up little pictures with words. A dozen great numbers in all – "Poison Ivy", "Along Came Jones", "Down In Mexico", "The Shadow Knows", "I'm A Hog For You", "Charlie Brown", "Yakety Yak", "Zing Went The Strings Of My Heart", "That Is Rock & Roll", "Young Blood", "Sweet Georgia Brown", and "Searchin'". CD adds in four more bonus tracks too! CD
Also available Coasters Greatest Hits ... CD 3.99

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Cocoon (Gunter Hampel)While The Recording Engineer Sleeps ... CD
Staubgold (Austria), 1985. New Copy ... $16.99
We can't imagine the recording engineer sleeping while this set was being recorded – as the sound here is plenty powerful, and this unusual post-prog blend of jazz, rock, and electronic elements! The group features the legendary Gunter Hampel on vibes, piano, and reeds – and Gunter also sings a bit too, alongside another vocalist in the group who's got an even rawer, raspier sound – somewhere in the territory of Mark E Smith or Mark Stewart at the same time! And maybe The Fall is a good point of comparison here, as the record definitely moves beyond any sort of simple style – and instead has this freewheeling pastiche of musical elements that also seems to infect the vocals as well. Titles include "Ventilators Change Into Airplanes", "Bag Lady", "I Can See Voices", "While The Recording Engineer Sleeps", and "The Shadow Man". CD

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Bill EvansFurther Conversations With Myself (Verve master edition) ... CD
Verve, 1967. Used ... $4.99
A follow up to the similarly-titled Conversations With Myself album recorded several years before – and like that one, a record that has Bill Evans playing "with" himself, via the technology of overdubs! The album's less a solo album, than a duet one – given that most of the numbers feature Evans working between melody and rhythm on overlapping piano lines – creating a mini chorus of pianos that sounds totally great, and wonderfully unique! Titles include "Emily", "Yesterdays", "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town", "Funny Man", "The Shadow Of Your Smile", "Little Lulu" and "Quiet Now". CD
(Out of print Verve master edition in a tri-fold digipak, cutout through barcode.)

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Express RisingExpress Rising (2nd album) ... LP
Numero, 2013. New Copy ... $11.99 18.00
A warm batch of instrumental beats and atmospherics from Express Rising – and a much-anticipated second project from funk archivist Dante Carfagna! Dante's a name you probably know best from his work writing liner notes or Wax Poetics – and helping out in countless important compilations over the years – but a decade ago, Dante dropped his first mysterious project under the Express Rising name – and finally returns here with a second album! The sound is even more enticing this time around – still drawing a bit from the world of DJ Shadow – a frequent Carfagna collaborator on archive projects – but the sound is also surprisingly warm and lyrical too – bits of beats, layers of older sounds, and these spare keyboard bits all served up together in a style that's really unique – and which avoids any of the cliches of both the downtempo world, and the instrumental hip hop scene The approach is often quite poetic, yet still soulful as well – and the whole thing's got a laidback vibe that's neither sleepy nor muddled – a really sort of special space between the grooves. Titles include "Horse Opera", "Dark Early", "Answering Echo So Near", "Winter The Heart", "A Treasure Smile", "Rooms Between Us", and "Memorabilia". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Clare FischerSongs For Rainy Day Lovers ... LP
Columbia, 1967. Very Good- ... $2.99
The tinkling jazzy piano of Clare Fischer is heard here on this rare one-off session he did for Columbia – a bit different than some of his other 60s work, but still plenty darn great! The record's not as crazy as some of his Latin LPs, or as the work he did with Cal Tjader, but this one has a really nice edge to it, and the orchestrations are very free and soaring – quite wonderful overall, and a perfect setting for Clare's piano! 11 tracks in all, including "I Remember Spring", "On A Clear Day You Can See Forever", "When Autumn Comes", "Here's That Rainy Day" and "Shadow Of Your Smile". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original 360 Sound stereo pressing. Cover has a crease on one corner.)

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Eddie FisherThird Cup ... LP
Cadet, 1969. Very Good ... $16.99
An amazing album by the great guitarist Eddie Fisher – and completely unlike his later funk records! Eddie plays stripped down jazz with a small combo that includes organ by Robert Selby, bass by Paul Jackson, and some rhythm guitar by Phil Westmoreland – and the twin-guitar approach creates this super-dope style that's light years ahead of its time, with a sophistication that points the way to later mid 70s work on labels like CTI and Kudu! Eddie's guitar work is an incredible exercise in spareness and soulfulness – best heard on the fantastic "Third Cup", a long drawn-out jazz stepper that's got to be heard to be believed. The cut's been a favorite on the Chicago jazz stepper's scene for years – and it alone is worth the price of the album. However, the record features some other wonderful stuff – like a sublime version of "Shadow Of Your Smile" that runs for a bubbling 12 minutes – plus the originals "Shut Up", "Scorched Earth", and "Two By Two". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing.)

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✨✧ ForrestOne Lover (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Hot Shot/CBS (UK), 1983. New Copy ... $14.99
A nice little early 80s effort from Forrest – a Texas-raised, LA-based singer with a great voice that's genuinely soulful, and charming enough to have been big crossover success – but he didn't get over in a big way in the US at the time! The songs are chart ready and he's got a very charismatic vocal presence, with a synth soul production style that walks the line between mainstream/crossover soul and progressive dancefloor. We're not sure why it didn't chart better here, but it's just as worthy as some of bigger hits circa, '83 – maybe even a year or two ahead of its time, production-wise. Includes "One Lover (Don't Stop The Show)", "Feel The Need In Me", "Could This Be Love", "Dancing With My Shadow", a fun, electro-pop-soul cover of the Hues Corporation hit "Rock The Boat", "Comin' Up", "I Want You" and "I Just Want To Love You". 5 bonus tracks: "I Love You", plus 12" extended versions of "Rock The Boat", "Feel The Need In Me", "One Lover" and "Dancing With My Shadow". CD

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Chico Freeman & Von FreemanFreeman & Freeman ... CD
India Navigation, 1989. Used ... $12.99
One of a few albums from the late 80s that features underground saxophonist Chico Freeman playing in the company of his father, Chicago tenor giant Von Freeman. This set was recorded live in New York, and it's a bit more straight ahead than the pair's earlier Lord Riff & Me set for the Why Not label – but it comes across nicely, in a mode that shows that Chico has absorbed more than a bit of his pop's strengths over the years. Rhythm is by Kenny Barron, Cecil McBee, and Jack DeJohnette – but Muhal Richard Abrams plays piano on one track, "Paying New York Dues". Other titles include "Undercurrents", "Lover Man", and "The Shadow Of Your Smile". CD
(Out of print.)

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Erroll GarnerEncores In Hi-Fi ... LP
Columbia, 1959. Very Good+ ... $6.99
A late 50s set that brings together Erroll Garner material recorded earlier in the decade – all cleaned up a bit to warrant the "Hi Fi" in the title! But don't worry about any tricks or gimmicks – because the sound's as spare, acoustic, and personal as Garner at his best in the decade – a style that's beyond compare, and a beautiful balance between rhythm and melody on the piano! Players include Al Hall, John Simmons, or Wyatt Ruther on bass – and Shadow Wilson, Specs Powell, or Fats Heard on drums – but as usual with Garner sessions, the main focus is on the man himself, so there's almost a solo feel to the material overall. Titles include a sublime 8 minute take on "The Man I Love" – plus "Fancy", "Groovy Day", "Humoresque", "Creme De Menthe", and "Moonglow". LP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye mono pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Michael Garrick with Joe Harriott & Shake KeanePoetry & Jazz In Concert – Record 2 ... LP
Argo (UK), 1964. Very Good ... $49.99
A fantastic album of British jazz! The core of the record is two poetry recitations – one by Jeremy Robson and one by Laurie Lee – but in two separate instances, the Michael Garrick trio plays some fantastic hard bop material with guest appearances by Shake Keane and Joe Harriott! The instrumental passages are quite long, and although they don't make up the whole album, they feature some of the best recorded work by Keane, Harriott, and Garrick, whose still in a strong jazz vein here. The poetry stuff isn't that bad, either – and at a few points, the band adds some instrumental accompaniment, although most of the reading is purely vocal. Instrumental titles are "Vishnu" and "She's Like a Shadow". Great stuff! LP, Vinyl record album

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Astrud GilbertoGilberto Golden Japanese Album ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... $13.99
A lost treasure – and one of the rarest albums in Astrud Gilberto's career! The set's a special Japanese-only session – recorded in 1969, and featuring all new Japanese lyrics to a number of Astrud's biggest hits – plus some wonderful new tracks done especially for the session! The backings are all new too – and a great blend of light orchestrations and sweet jazzy touches, in a mode that recalls the hippest style of Astrud's late 60s Verve recordings – and which carries the tunes with a lovely groove that wraps you up so much, you hardly notice that you can't understand the language! Titles include "A Man & A Woman", "Life For Life", "Shadow Of Your Smile", "Street Samba", "I Love Old Love", "You I & Love", "Cupid's Song", and "White Waves". CD

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Dexter Gordon & Slide HamptonDay In Copenhagen ... CD
MPS (Germany), 1969. Used ... $7.99
A tremendous European meeting of tenorist Dexter Gordon and trombonist Slide Hampton – brought together in this impeccable sextet session for MPS – a real standout in the label's straight jazz catalog over the years! By the time of the set, Gordon had been working heavily in Europe, especially Copenhagen – a locale where he was given ample freedom to stretch out and really explore his tone and phrasing. Hampton had also kicked around the continent a fair bit too, but in a tighter format, doing arrangements for others and working in bigger groups – and it's actually his careful touch that really helps shape the sound of the set – by bringing Gordon's groove into a focus more strongly than before, and reminding us that Dex was a great group player when he wanted to be! The frontline features Gordon's tenor, Hampton's trombone, and the trumpet of Dizzy Reece – often stating the heads in a fluidly soulful way, then breaking out nicely with individual voices – very much in the best Blue Note mode. Rhythm is by the trio of Kenny Drew on piano, Art Taylor on drums, and Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass – and titles include 3 excellent originals by Hampton – "A New Thing", "My Blues", and "A Day In Vienna" – plus a wicked almost-Lee Morgan-esque take on "What's New", and versions of "Shadow Of Your Smile" and "You Don't Know What Love Is". CD

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Morton GouldBeyond The Blue Horizon/Goodnight Sweetheart/Love Walked In ... CD
RCA/Vocalion (UK), 1961/1962/1963. New Copy 2 CDs ... $16.99
A trio of early 60s RCA albums from Morton Gould – all of them with a dreamy, late nite sort of mood! Beyond The Blue Horizon has Gould working in a string-heavy variant of mood music that feels more early 50s than early 60s – very lush orchestrations that have the same day-end feel as the image of a sunset on the cover. Titles include "Where Or When", "Stormy Weather", "Stardust", "Time On My Hands", "Poinciana", and "Shadow Waltz". Goodnight Sweetheart is a great album of languid love tunes – all instrumental, and mixed with string and woodwind presentation that are all very much in the best lush style that Morton Gould forged in the 50s – but with some slight adult, sophisticated elements that really live up to the paperback-style image on the cover. Titles include "La Mer", "Tea For Two", "My Ship", "Let's Put Out The Lights", and "September Song". Love Walked In has Morton Gould tripping along with lazy, laidback orchestrations that are filled with slightly illuminating touches – gentle woodwinds mixed with bits of strings, all in a pillowy-soft mix that should send you off to dreamland. Titles include "Love Walked In", "Why Do I Love You", "I Love Thee", "I'm Sure Of Your Love", and "Parlez Moi D'Amour". CD

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Handsome Boy Modeling SchoolSo. . . How's Your Girl? ... CD
Tommy Boy, 2000. Used ... $2.99
How many different personalities does Dan the Automator have? Way better than we'd expected, but we were only expecting a sort of joke one-off project. We should have known better, given that Prince Paul's themed projects (like Prince Among Thieves) have been pretty dope. Guest spots by just about everyone: Money Mark, DJ Shadow, Del, J-Live, etc. etc. Tracks include "Metaphysical", "Waterworld", "Truth", "Projects", "Sunshine", "Runway Song" "Rock N Roll (Could Never Hip Hop Like This)" and more. CD
(CD case has a small cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Eddie HendersonHeritage ... LP
Blue Note, 1976. Very Good+ ... $33.99
Essential work from Eddie Henderson – one of the trumpeter's hippest albums of the 70s, and a key link between his early righteous days and his later smoother sound! The set's a near-perfect blend of all elements involved – tight funky rhythms, spacey soulful instrumentation, and wicked production work from the mighty Skip Drinkwater in the studio – a record that's as essential to his legacy as Gears is to that of Larry Mizell! Henderson's trumpet work is totally great – often muted, and always snakey inside the rhythms – and other players here include Julian Priester on trombone, Hadley Caliman on flute and soprano sax, Patrice Rushen on keyboards, Paul Jackson on bass, and Headhunter Mike Clark on drums. Titles include the excellent groover "Inside You", plus "Kudu", "Acuphuncture", "Time & Space", "Dr Mganga", and "Dark Shadow". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Eddie HigginsPiano Of Eddie Higgins ... LP
Atlantic, 1967. Very Good ... $3.99
A rare bit of Chicago jazz, cut back when Atlantic had a brief relationship with the Dunwich imprint, which was mostly a garage-rock operation. This one, though, is a prime bit of Cadet/Argo jazz – as Higgins plays piano with pop/jazz backings by Richard Evans, done very much in the style of some of his work for Chess. The tracks are mostly pop tunes, but they have a very groovy sound – and in a way, Higgins piano actually seems to work harder with the larger backing behind him. Titles include "Sunny", "Miko San", "Taste Of Honey", "I Live To Love", "Shadow Of Your Smile", and "What Is A Woman". LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & purple label pressing. Cover has a stained corner with seam splitting.)
 
 
 



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