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Stan GetzCanadian Concert Of Stan Getz ... LP
Can Am, 1965. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Not only great material, but a much-needed addition to the all-too-short list of recordings that pair Stan's tenor with the vibes of a young Gary Burton! Titles include "Waltz For A Lovely Wife", "My Romance", "Morning Of The Carnival", and "A Singing Song". LP, Vinyl record album
(Back cover has a bit of waviness.)

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Stan GetzCool Velvet – Stan Getz & Strings ... LP
Verve, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $3.99
An incredibly haunting session that has Stan's edgey alto fronting some of Russ Garcia's arch-modernist string arrangements – similar to those that he contributed to other Verve albums of the same style. Getz maintains a wonderfully breathy tone that floats above the orchestrations, and the album's a real winner that shows a side of Stan that wasn't always captured by Verve. Titles include "Round Midnight", "Nature Boy", "It Never Entered My Mind", and "Early Autumn". LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM pressing.)

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Stan GetzEarly Stan ... LP
Prestige, 1949/1954. Very Good ... $4.99
A 60s album that collects earlier 10" sessions by Stan – one from 1949, and one from 1954! The 1949 sessions have Stan playing in a group with Terry Gibbs, Shorter Rogers, and George Wallington – on tunes that include "Michelle (parts 1 & 2)", "T&S", "Cuddles", and "Terry's Tune". The 1954 sessions are a bit more in the classic "Early Stan" mode – as they feature Getz working in a quintet with Jimmy Raney on guitar and Hall Overton on piano – very much in the Roost mode that first got Stan his fame, with that amazing tone really opening up on numbers that include "Motion", "Lee", "Signal", and "Round Midnight". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has some wear, a half split top seam, and a center split on the bottom seam.)

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✨✧ Stan GetzLong Island Sound ... LP
Prestige/New Jazz, 1949/1950. Good+ ... $24.99
12" LP reissue of material that Getz cut a lot earlier for Prestige – sides that were done in the years 1949 and 1950, featuring groups with Al Haig on piano, Tommy Potter or Gene Ramey on bass, and either Roy Haynes or Stan Levey on drums. The sound is cool and Lester Young-ish, and Stan's tone is great, even at this early stage. Titles include "I've Got You Under My Skin", "Long Island Sound", "Marcia", "Indian Summer", "Crazy Chords", and "What's New". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original purple label New Jazz pressing, with a deep groove and RVG etch. Vinyl is nice and clean, but cover has some water wrinkling on the bottom half – which oddly looks not bad on front, given the water effect and image.)

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Stan GetzMore West Coast Jazz With Stan Getz ... LP
Verve, 1953. Very Good+ ... $23.99
The title's a bit misleading, but the record's a great one! Oddly, the album's not a follow up to the West Coast Jazz album by Stan Getz – firstly, because it wasn't actually done on the west coast, and secondly, because this one was actually recorded two years before! But that doesn't stop the set from being great – and we can certainly forgive Verve's free use of west coast in the title as more of a stylistic definition than anything else. But even with that name in place, there's almost more of a Boston modern feel going on – one that's open, fluid, and which features the tenor of Getz alongside some tremendous trombone work from a young Bob Brookmeyer. Rhythm is by the trio of John Williams on piano, Frank Isola on drums, and Teddy Kotick on bass – but at moments, the horns almost hang together alone, especially on the longer, mellower tracks! Titles include "I Didn't Know What Time It Was", "Willow Weep For Me", "Crazy Rhythm", "Tangerine", and "The Nearness Of You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Norgran pressing with trumpeter logo and deep groove! Vinyl and cover are very nice – save for a split on the top cover seam.)

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Stan GetzOpus De Bop – The Savoy Sessions ... LP
Savoy, Mid 40s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A great collection of Stan Getz' earliest sides for Savoy – 78rpm material from some of his youngest years on record! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a few creases.)

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Stan GetzQuartets ... LP
Prestige, 1949/1950. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Groundbreaking early work from Stan Getz – a 12" LP that compiles earlier recordings made for Prestige at the end of the 40s – all of which are a perfect exercise in tone, timing, and balance! The setting is simple – quartets with either Al Haig or Tony Aless on piano – but Getz makes magic from the start, flowering the tunes with inventive twists and turns in his horn – not in a simple boppish copycat mode, but in a style that's dripping with soul and feeling all the way through! The record won't hit you over the head as much as some of Stan's later Verve work, but it's almost even better because of that – as even in the simplest of settings, Getz really manages to grab our ear right away, and amaze us with his deft command and personal direction of his instrument! Titles include "Long Island Sound", "Mar-Cia", "Indian Summer", "Crazy Chords", "There's A Small Hotel", "The Lady In Red", "My Old Flame", "What's New", and "Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams". LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing. Cover has some wear and light stains.)
Also available Quartets ... CD 3.99

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Stan GetzStan Getz At The Shrine ... LP
Norgran/Verve, Early 50s. Very Good 2LP Box ... $59.99
The rare 2LP version of Stan Getz At The Shrine – a classic west coast recording by Stan – recorded at the Shrine Theater in LA, with a group that includes Bob Brookmeyer on trombone and John Williams on piano! The groove is more similar to Stan's eastern sides of the time, given his bandmates here – but the sound is still quite wonderful, and almost a relaxed Verve answer to the sound of some of the Pacific Jazz dates of the period. Rhythm is by Bill Anthony on bass and either Frank Isola or Art Madigan on drums – and titles include "Flamingo", "Lover Man", "Pernod", "Tasty Pudding", "Polkadots & Moonbeams", "Open Country", "We'll Be Together Again", and "Feather Merchant". LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label Norgran pressing, with trumpeter logo and deep groove – including the photobook! Box has wear, and splitting, with some sides torn.)
Also available Stan Getz At The Shrine (Number 1) ... LP 29.99

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Stan GetzStan Getz At The Shrine (Number 1) ... LP
Columbia (UK), Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $29.99
A classic west coast recording by Stan – recorded at the Shrine Theater in LA, with a group that includes Bob Brookmeyer on trombone, John Williams on piano, Art Madigan on drums, and Bill Anthony on bass. The tracks are long with that mellifluous Getz swing to them – not really modern, but with enough edges to keep things interesting. Titles include "Flamingo", "Lover Man", "Pernod", "Tasty Pudding", and "I'll Remember April". David Stone Martin cover, too! LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing. Cover has a small name in pen on back.)
Also available Stan Getz At The Shrine ... LP 59.99

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Stan GetzStan Getz Gold – Happy 50th Stan – A Celebration Live At Montmartre ... LP
Inner City, 1978. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $2.99
Stan's 50th birthday party – celebrated by a live date with Joanne Brackeen on piano, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass, and Billy Hart on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Stan GetzStan Getz Plays (10 inch LP) ... LP
Clef, 1952. Very Good- ... $59.99
Pure genius from Stan Getz – a set that's got an understated brilliance from the cover and title right down to the music in the grooves – and maybe one of the best-ever pairings of the tenor of Getz with the guitar of Jimmy Raney! The pair work here in a hip combo with Duke Jordan on piano, Bill Crow on bass, and Frank Isola on drums – on a mellow set of short standards that includes "Hymn Of The Orient", "Stella By Starlight", "Thanks For The Memory", "Tis Autumn", and "You Turned The Tables On Me" – all played with an impeccable sense of tone, space, and rhythm – apparent even here in Getz's younger years! LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has some light marks, but is nice and clean overall. Cover has light wear, but is decent overall.)

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Stan GetzStan Getz Quintet – Jazz At Storyville Vol 3 (10 inch LP) ... LP
Roost, Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $49.99
Beautiful early bop material by Getz – recorded at Storyville with a crack little combo that includes Al Haig on piano and Jimmy Raney on guitar. The Raney/Getz sound is a great one – with Raney's jangly guitar notes providing a nice edge for Getz's smoother alto. Titles include "Rubberneck", "Signal", "Hershey Bar", and "Move". Nice cover image too – different than other volumes! LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl looks great! Cover has very light wear and a split top seam.)

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Stan GetzStan Getz Vol 1 (10 inch LP – photo cover) ... LP
Prestige, 1950. Sealed ... $23.99
The first-ever set of work by Stan Getz for Prestige – a split album that features one side of Stan in a quartet, and another in a 5-sax lineup that replicates the famous "brothers" sound! That side features Getz working with Allen Eager, Brew Moore, Al Cohn, and Zoot Sims – on tracks titled appropriately "Five Brothers" and "Four & One Moore" – as well as "Battleground" and "Battle Of The Saxes". The other side features Getz in quartets with either Tony Aless or Al Haig on piano – on titles that include "Lady In Red", "My Old Flame", "Mar-cia", and "Long Island Sound". LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed limited reissue pressing!)

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✨✧ Stan GetzStan Getz With Errol Garner, Sonny Criss, Buddy Collette & Others ... LP
Crown, Late 40s. Very Good+ ... $1.99
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(Spine has a small center split. Cover has some moderate wear.)

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Stan Getz & Astrud GilbertoGetz Au Go Go ... LP
Verve, Mid 60s. Very Good Gatefold ... $6.99
A beautiful dreamy album that's quite different from the classic Getz/Gilberto collaboration – but which also shares much of that set's lyrical beauty! This album was recorded live, in 1964, when Stan Getz was playing with his quartet that included Gary Burton on vibes – an incredible lineup that made for some wonderfully moody sounds! The vibes/tenor approach was a high point in Getz's career – especially as the young Burton could create these beautiful washes of sound that were a perfect counterpoint to Getz's breathy playing. And although Astrud Gilberto is thrown into the mix here to give the album a bit of bossa appeal – vocals on 6 titles that include "Corovado", "Eu E Voce", "It Might As Well Be Spring", "One Note Samba", "Only Trust Your Heart", and "The Telephone Song" – there's also 4 more tracks that are all instrumental, and which show the Getz/Burton union in all of its glory! These tracks include "6 Nix Pix Flix", "The Singing Song", "Here's That Rainy Day", and "Summertime". And for reference, the rest of the group includes Gene Cherico on bass and Joe Hunt on drums – but on 3 tracks, Chuck Israels plays bass instead of Cherico, and on a few others, Helcio Milito plays drums instead of Hunt, and Kenny Burrell joins in on guitar. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Getz Au Go Go ... CD 6.99

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Stan Getz & Joao GilbertoGetz/Gilberto #2 ... LP
Verve, 1964. Very Good Gatefold ... $11.99
A very different record than the first collaboration between Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto – but that's also one of the things that makes it great! The album's more of a split LP than a shared one – as side one features a live performance from the great mid 60s Stan Getz quartet that featured Gary Burton on vibes – a wonderfully cool combo that was very under-documented on record, and which makes a key appearance here. The combination of Burton's vibes and Stan's tenor is pure genius – a sound that's got all the subtle hues and cool colors of the Getz bossa recordings, but which is quite different overall. Stan's tone is amazing on these tunes – and titles include "Here's That Rainy Day", "Tonight I Shall Sleep With A Smile On My Face", "Grandfather's Waltz", and "Stan's Blues". Side two features Joao Gilberto without Stan – playing in a very groovy trio that's more straight bossa than most of his other US recordings – cool small combo grooving that's totally great! The lineup features Gilberto on guitar and vocals, Keeter Betts on bass, and Helcio Milito on drums – all working in a sweetly grooving mode on titles that include "Samba De Minha Terra", "Meditation", "Bim Bom", "Rosa Moreno", and "O Pato". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small split on the top seam.)
Also available Getz/Gilberto #2 ... CD 7.99

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Stan Getz & Laurindo AlmeidaStan Getz With Laurindo Almeida ... LP
Verve, 1963. Very Good Gatefold ... $9.99
One of the best of the Stan Getz bossa nova sessions – and a record that features the great Laurindo Almeida on guitar – playing with more virtuosity than either Charlie Byrd or Joao Gilberto did on their collaborations with Getz! The record's got a driving rhythm section, with lots of long tracks, and nice laid-back solos by both Getz and Almeida – who's getting in some of his few jazz licks of the 60s here, working in a groove similar to that of his earlier sides with Bud Shank, but which sounds almost even better in the languid company of Getz. Cuts include "Outra Vez", "Winter Moon", "Maracatu-Too", and "Samba Da Sahra". Very nice! LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Stan Getz, Gerry Mulligan & OthersJazz Giants '58 ... LP
Verve, 1958. Good ... $3.99
An all-star session put together by Verve in 1958 – one that features a septet of some of the label's biggest giants in jazz at the time! The format here is a bit open-ended – almost like some of the earlier JATP sessions on Verve – with lots of room for personal interaction between the soloists, especially the horn players in the lead! These include Stan Getz on tenor, Gerry Mulligan on baritone sax, and Harry Edison on trumpet – working alongside Oscar Peterson on piano, Herb Ellis on guitar, Ray Brown on bass, and Louis Bellson on drums. Titles include a beautiful extended "Ballad Medley" – really a great illustration of the freedoms that Verve brought to jazz recording in the 50s – plus the titles"Chocolate Sundae", "When Your Lover Has Gone", and "Candy". LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing. Cover has moderate wear, mostly split seams and some tape.)

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Stan Getz, Lee Konitz, & Zoot SimsAmericans In Sweden ... LP
Metronome/Teichiku (Japan), Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $24.99
An excellent Japanese compilation of rare Swedish recordings by these three American saxophonists! Stan Getz plays on all of side one and part of side two – with Swedish All Stars who include Bengt Hallberg on piano and Gunner Johnson on bass. Lee Konitz plays in a combo with Lars Gullin on baritone, plus other American players who include Conte Candoli on trumpet and Frank Rosolino on trombone. And Zoot Sims ends the set with work in a group that includes Gullin on baritone, Dick Hyman on piano, and Sixteen (Rolf?) Eriksson on trumpet. LP, Vinyl record album

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Stan Getz, Wardell Gray, Buddy DeFrancoJam Session #4 ... LP
Verve, Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Classic Jam Session work from Norman Granz – featuring a group with Stan Getz, Harry Edison, Wardell Gray, Benny Carter, Willie Smith, Buddy De Franco, Count Basie, and Freddie Green – on two long tracks, "Oh Lady Be Good" and "Blues For The Count". The session's got a number of interesting aspects – Basie plays organ, Getz is a bit harder than usual, and Willie Smith sounds great, as always, in one of his rare appearances from the time. LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing. Cover has some light wear. Spine is lined with masking tape.)
 
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Laurindo AlmeidaLaurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank ... LP
Pacific Jazz, 1955. Very Good ... $19.99
A landmark set of recordings cut for the Pacific Jazz label in the early 50s, and supposedly a major influence on the early bossa artists in Brazil! The tracks were cut by a quartet led by LA altoist Bud Shank, and featuring Brazilian guitarist Laurindo Almeida, who was living in LA at the time. The mix of alto and guitar, in a jazzy vien, but with Latiny rhythms, is very similar to the early bossa jazz recordings – and even more so to the later American ones by Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd. Supposedly, original 10" LPs of the material made their way to Brazil, and later influenced Jobim and Gilberto. Although we can't confirm that rumor entirely, you'll sure hear a similarity, and even if you don't, the stuff's still pretty darn great. Titles include "Terra Seca", "Amor Flamenco", "Atabaque", "Nono", "Noctambulism", "Tocata", and "Carinoso". Full LP that reissues the original 10" sets. LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Pacific Jazz pressing in a red cover – with deep groove! Cover has some gloss peeling and a split bottom seam.)

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Laurindo AlmeidaLaurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank (10 inch LP) ... LP
Pacific Jazz, 1955. Very Good ... $19.99
A landmark set of recordings cut for the Pacific Jazz label in the early 50s, and supposedly a major influence on the early bossa artists in Brazil! The tracks were cut by a quartet led by LA altoist Bud Shank, and featuring Brazilian guitarist Laurindo Almeida, who was living in LA at the time. The mix of alto and guitar, in a jazzy vien, but with Latiny rhythms, is very similar to the early bossa jazz recordings – and even more so to the later American ones by Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd. Supposedly, original 10" LPs of the material made their way to Brazil, and later influenced Jobim and Gilberto. Titles on this one include "Nono", "Noctambulism", "Blue Baiao", "Hazardous", and "Tocata". LP, Vinyl record album

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CBS Jazz All StarsMontreux Summit Vol 1 ... LP
Columbia, 1977. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $3.99
A really amazing little record – way more than usual for this sort of live recording – given that it features some very unique performances together by artists we've never heard on the same stage otherwise! The premise is simple, but wonderfully effective – in that the album brings together some of the leading lights of the Columbia/CBS jazz stable at the time – a massive lineup of talent from a few key generations in jazz, sounding surprisingly great hear together! All tracks are nice and long – and titles include a brilliant version of "Infant Eyes" by a quartet with Stan Getz on tenor and Bob James on piano; "Fried Bananas" with Dexter Gordon on tenor, Slide Hampton on trombone, Woody Shaw on trumpet, and George Duke on piano; "Bahama Mama" with Bob James on keyboards, Bobbi Humphrey on flute, Eric Gale and Steve Kahn on guitars, and Billy Cobham on drums – and the long jam session tracks "Montreux Summit", "Blues March", and "Andromeda" – which feature work from most of the players above, all working in one large group – plus added flute from Hubert Laws and Thijs Van Leer, percussion from Ralph Maconald, and bass from Alphonso Johnson. LP, Vinyl record album

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CBS Jazz All StarsMontreux Summit Vol 1 – Special Radio Edition ... LP
Columbia, 1977. Very Good ... $1.99
A really amazing little record – way more than usual for this sort of live recording – given that it features some very unique performances together by artists we've never heard on the same stage otherwise! The premise is simple, but wonderfully effective – in that the album brings together some of the leading lights of the Columbia/CBS jazz stable at the time – a massive lineup of talent from a few key generations in jazz, sounding surprisingly great hear together! All tracks are nice and long – and titles include a brilliant version of "Infant Eyes" by a quartet with Stan Getz on tenor and Bob James on piano; "Fried Bananas" with Dexter Gordon on tenor, Slide Hampton on trombone, Woody Shaw on trumpet, and George Duke on piano; "Bahama Mama" with Bob James on keyboards, Bobbi Humphrey on flute, Eric Gale and Steve Kahn on guitars, and Billy Cobham on drums – and the long jam session tracks "Montreux Summit", "Blues March", and "Andromeda" – which feature work from most of the players above, all working in one large group – plus added flute from Hubert Laws and Thijs Van Leer, percussion from Ralph Maconald, and bass from Alphonso Johnson. LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a promo stamp, some wear, and seam splitting.)

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Stanley ClarkeModern Man ... LP
Columbia/Nemperor, 1978. Very Good+ ... $2.99
A bit more high concept than before for Stanley Clarke – almost a suite of sorts, but one that still has some great standout tunes in the mix! Although Clarke used to bring his higher concepts to bear in the space of a single song, this one's more of a full exploration of the character in the title – served up at the best moments with more soul than on previous albums from Stanley, some nicely tuneful tracks that almost get a bit funky at points. There's a bit of vocals on the record – courtesy of Dee Dee Bridgewater and others – and guests include Freddie Hubbard, Stan Getz, Harvey Mason, Tom Scott, and Airto. Titles include "More Hot Fun", "Slow Dance", "He Lives On", "Dayride", "Got To Find My Own Place", "Closing Statement", and "A Serious Occasion". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo, includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp and tracklist sticker.)

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Justin HurwitzWhiplash (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) ... LP
Varese, 2015. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
One of the most drum-heavy soundtracks you'll ever hope to hear – filled with tight tunes that reflect the nonstop energy of the performance on the screen! The music here was mostly put together by Justin Hurwitz – and includes bigger band tracks in full performances, mixed with shorter rehearsal passages. On top of the strong original material by Hurwitz, it's also got some strong original material by Tim Simonec and a couple choice classics by Stan Getz and Duke Elllington. Titles include "Upswingin", "Whiplash", "Too Hip To Retire", "Practicing", "Accident", "Dismissed", "Carnegie" and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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Jazz At The PhilharmonicJazz At The Philharmonic In Europe (2LP) ... LP
Verve, Early 60s. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $1.99
2 nice live sets – put together by Norm Granz, as a tour of the JATP all stars in Europe. Originally issued separately, but pretty much under the same title, the first LP brings together the hottest jazz stars of the day, and on this volume it includes Dizzy Gillespie, Cannonball Adderley, JJ Johnson, Coleman Hawkins and Roy Eldridge. There's a great jamming take on "Bernie's Tune" and a sidelong riffing version of "All The Things You Are", plus "Swedish Jam". The second album was issued ostensibly as a Dizzy Gillespie performance, but with like the first features some very strong guest stars! The core of the group is Diz's great one from the early 60s – with Lalo Schifrin on piano and Leo Wright on alto and flute, and they're joined by Stan Getz, JJ Johnson, and Candido for this tasty set of three long tracks: "Kush", "The Mooch" and "Wheatleigh Hall". LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM pressing. Cover has a cut corner and some minor splitting.)

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✨✧ Budd Johnson, JJ Johnson, Milt Jackson, Leo ParkerBirth Of Bop Vol 3 (10 inch LP) ... LP
Savoy, Late 40s. Very Good ... $19.99
A sweet 10" album collection of early bop material on Savoy – tracks from Budd Johnson, JJ Johnson, Milt Jackson, Leo Parker, Stan Getz, and Fats Navarro! LP, Vinyl record album
(Note: vinyl has a light warp, but should play fine. Cover is nice.)

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Modern Jazz Ensemble (John Lewis)Little David's Fugue ... LP
Verve, 1955. Near Mint- ... $2.99
A better-than-usual set of third stream jazz by John Lewis – quite possibly because it was recorded a bit earlier than the rest! As with similar sessions on Columbia and Atlantic, this one has Lewis working with Gunther Schuller on tracks for a larger group that seek to bridge the gap between jazz and more "serious" music – almost an experiment in modern classical music, but a bit less constricted, and with plenty of room for the soloists to liven up the material. Players include JJ Johnson, Stan Getz, Tony Scott, and Lucky Thompson – who all get in some nice moments on the record – and titles include "Sun Dance", "Midsommer", "The Queen's Fancy", "Little David's Fugue", and "Django". LP, Vinyl record album
(VSP pressing. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Jimmy RaneyJimmy Raney Plays (10 inch LP) ... LP
Prestige, Early 50s. Sealed ... $19.99
A beautiful early cooker from guitarist Raney – cut with that hard, almost raspy tone that we love so much in his work at the time! The session's a quartet outing with Hall Overton on piano, Red Mitchell on bass, Frank Isola on drums and the mysterious "Sven Coolson" (Stan Getz?) on tenor – all working nicely with Raney in the same open-ended, laidback swinging style of the work that he cut with Stan Getz as a leader during the same time. Titles include "Signal", "Motion", " Lee", and "Round Midnight". LP, Vinyl record album
(Very nice 10" LP reissue!)

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Lalo Schifrin & Bob BrookmeyerSamba Para Dos ... LP
Verve, Early 60s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $14.99
A great lost groover on Verve – recorded during the heyday of the label's bossa years with Stan Getz! The record features Bob Brookmeyer fronting a large group arranged and conducted by Lalo Schifrin – soloing over the top, while Lalo comes up with sparkling bossa-tinged grooves that are in the spirit of his best soundtrack work of the mid 60s. Brookmeyer's playing is great too – very different than his sparer, modernist work on other records – and very much in the tradition of Brazilian trombone players who were a key force in bossa jazz at the time. The set includes one long original, "Samba Para Dos", plus shorter standards like "My Funny Valentine", "What Kind Of Fool Am I", and "I Get A Kick Out Of You" – all taken in great jazzy bossa versions! LP, Vinyl record album
(Very nice Japanese pressing – heavy cover and vinyl!)

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Zoot SimsNew Beat Bossa Nova Vol 1 ... LP
Colpix, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $8.99
A great chapter in 60s bossa jazz – Zoot Sims "answer" to Stan Getz's bossa work on Verve – recorded in a similar jazz-meets-bossa style, with some great guitar work by Jim Hall! Zoot's solos are a bit tighter and not as laidback as Stan's – giving a more jazz-based sound to the work that makes for a nice change – and most of the tunes feature larger backings from Manny Albam and Al Cohn – never too over-arranged, but with enough of a full swinging sound to set things right. Hall's guitar works surprisingly well in the setting – and titles include "Barquinho De Papel", "Ciume", "Recado Bossa Nova (parts 1 & 2)", and "Cano Canoe". LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label pressing, with deep groove. Cover has some wear, a piece of taped on paper, and a name in pen.)

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Lucky Thompson & Barney WilenFour Brothers ... LP
Sonorama (Germany), 1960. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
A great recasting of the older four brothers jazz modes – that four horn chorus and solo format first created by Woody Herman with Stan Getz – given a much more modern twist here by a top-shelf lineup of players! The group has the American genius Lucky Thompson on soprano and tenor – joined by European heavyweights Barney Wilen on soprano and tenor, Bent Jaedig on tenor, and Helmut Brandt on baritone – all coming together in this way that really recognizes the changes in jazz since the format was first developed – with strong echoes of both west coast modern and soulful hardbop, depending on the tune. Rhythm is from a quartet that features Roland Kovac on piano, Larry Atwell on guitar, Jurgen Ehlers on bass, and Rudy Pronk on drums – and the music comes from a never-issued studio performance in 1960. Titles include "Iris", "Dusseldorf Sud", "Have A Light", "Why Weep", "This Here", "Jahrgang", and "The Mysterioso Mr X". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Four Brothers ... CD 19.99

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John WilliamsJohn Williams Trio ... LP
EmArcy, 1955. Very Good ... $14.99
Don't get this John Williams confused with the bigger-name soundtrack composer of later years – because this set is pure piano jazz all the way through, played by an artist who shined briefly with Stan Getz in the mid 50s! Although little-known, Williams is a great link between bop and mainstream piano jazz worlds at the time – and really sparkles on this session for Emarcy from the mid 50s – a record that goes way beyond simple standards and easy inflections – always voiced freshly by Williams in a mode that's modern, yet not self-consciously so. Rhythm is from Bill Anthony, Ernie Farrow, or Chuck Andrus on bass – and by Frank Isola or Jack Edie on drums. Titles include the originals "Shiloh", "Okeefenokee Holiday" – plus versions of "Manteca", "Like Someone In Love", "Baubles Bangles & Beads", and "Someday My Prince Will Come". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Mercury pressing with deep groove. Cover has a half split top seam.)

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VariousHavana Jam 2 ... LP
Columbia, 1979. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
A rare cross-cultural session from 1979 – one in which Columbia Records was allowed to record live performances involving a number of American jazz musicians playing alongside Cuban groups like Irakere and The Cuban Percussion Ensemble! The blend of modes here is really great – somewhat in the territory of Irakere's albums for Columbia, but a lot wider-ranging overall – sometimes sensitive and jazz-based, sometimes much more upbeat and jamming! Jazz players include Dexter Gordon, Paquito D'Rivera, Jimmy Heath, and Stan Getz on tenor sax; Arthur Blythe on alto sax, Cedar Walton on piano, Jimmy Heath on bass, and Tony Williams on drums – as well as the members of Weather Report, who turn in one especially cooking number. Irakere plays "Mil Ciento De Junedad" and "Contradanza", Weather Report play "Teentown", Cuban Percussion Ensemble play "Scherezada/Sun Sun", John McLaughlin's Trio Of Doom play "Para Oriente" and "Continuum", and assorted jazz players handle "Tin Tin Deo", "Polkadots & Moonbeams", "Sounds For Sore Ears", and "I Wanna Be". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small peeled spot inside the gatefold.)

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VariousIndividuals ... LP
Columbia, 1979. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $3.99
A nice little 2LP set that contains great tracks from the glory years of new expansion at Columbia Jazz – back when Bruce Lundvall was at the helm, and trying to really make some inroads in the label's jazz department. Titles include "Organ Grinder" by Woody Shaw, "Quiet Fire" by Bobby Hutcherson, "Street Tattoo" by Stan Getz, "Sweetest Pain" by Dexter Wansel, "Lookin Good" by Eric Gale, "Love When I'm In Your Arms" by Bobbi Humphrey, "Feelin Dealin" by Heath Brothers, "Little Sunflower" by Freddie Hubbard, "Song For The Children" by Lonnie Liston Smith, and "You're The One" by Ronnie Foster. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has staining & peeling along the bottom seam.)

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VariousJazz At The Santa Monica Civic 72 (3LP box set) ... LP
Pablo, 1972. Near Mint- 3LP Box Set ... $6.99
Almost a return to the Jazz At The Philharmonic style – an early 70s live set that features work by Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Oscar Peterson, Stan Getz, Eddie Lockjaw Davis, and Roy Eldridge! LP, Vinyl record album
(Box has some corner wear.)

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VariousNewport In New York '72 – The Jam Sessions Vol 1 & 2 ... LP
Cobblestone, 1972. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $4.99
Great long jam-session material – played by one group that features Jimmy Owens on trumpet, Charles McPherson on alto, Buddy Tate on tenor, Charlies Mingus on bass, and Milt Buckner on organ – and another that features Dizzy Gillesipie on trumpet, Bennie Green on trombone, Milt Jackson on vibes, and Stan Getz on tenor! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole and some corner wear.)

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Jazz At The PhilharmonicJazz At The Philharmonic In Europe (brick cover) ... LP
Verve, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A great little live set – ostensibly a Dizzy Gillespie performance, but with some very strong guest stars! The core of the group is Diz's great one from the early 60s – with Lalo Schifrin on piano and Leo Wright on alto and flute, and they're joined by Stan Getz, JJ Johnson, and Candido for this tasty set of three long tracks: "Kush", "Sweet Georgia Brown" and "Bop 'N' Boogie". LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese Polydor pressing from the early 80s, with obi.)

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✨✧ Ella FitzgeraldElla At The Opera House ... LP
Verve, 1957. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Nice backing on most tracks by a small combo that features Oscar Peterson on piano and Herb Ellis on guitar – and a larger group on a few more, with Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins, and Lester Young on tenors! Titles include "Stompin At The Savoy", "Goody Goody", "Ill Wind", and "Bewitched Bothered & Bewildered". LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing, with trumpeter logo and deep groove.)
 
 
 



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