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New Stan GetzDidn't We ... LP
Verve, 1969. Very Good ... $3.99
A very groovy batch of tracks that's got a sweet and easy feel – one that features Stan blowing to arrangements by the great Johnny Pate, recorded at a time when both of them were at the height of their powers! Although Pate's style is usually a bit funky, on this set, he's amazingly laidback – setting Stan up in a wash of strings and soul that creates space for some wonderfully breathy solos. The tunes are a mix of late 60s numbers – some of them pop, but not in a bad way – as Stan and Johnny really work some incredible sounds with titles that include "Mandy Is Two", "Didn't We", "The Shining Sea", and "The Night Has A Thousand Eyes". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, with a bit of splitting on the spine.)

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Stan GetzMore West Coast Jazz With Stan Getz ... LP
Verve, 1953. Good+ ... $14.99
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. Side 2 has a mark that clicks on both tracks. Cover has some splitting on the top seam, a bit of pen, some peeling of the gloss finish, and some light stains.)
Also available More West Coast Jazz With Stan Getz ... CD 11.99

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Stan GetzStan Getz At Large ... LP
Verve, 1960. Fair 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
A tremendous start to the 60s for the legendary Stan Getz – a unique double-length album recorded in Copenhagen – and filled with some of his best work on record to date! There's a quality here that shows a whole new side of Getz – one that's slightly modern at times, but also slightly more introspective – a real hint at greater genius to come later in the 60s, but already fully in flower here in the setting of a European quartet with pianist Jan Johansson. Stan's still blowing a bit like on some of his earlier Verve albums – but there's also an edge that was never there before – a sharpness, a growing darkness, and more – all served up with a sense of tension that almost comes out best on the mellowest tunes. 2LPs worth of material – with titles that include "Amour", "Pammie's Tune", "Night & Day", "Land's End", "In Your Own Sweet Way", "In The Night", "Folks Who Live On The Hill", "Just A Child", and "Cafe Montmartre Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(Sides 1 & 2 aren't too bad, but 3 & 4 are really marked up.)

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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 is clean, but has a click on two tracks. Cover has a bit of splitting in one corner seam, but is still nice overall.)

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Stan Getz/Eddie SauterMickey One – Original Soundtrack ... LP
MGM, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
An excellent one from Getz – recorded here as the lead soloist over backings composed by Eddie Sauter, designed to accompany the film Mickey One, an early directorial effort from Arthur Penn (and starring Warren Beatty as well!) The score has a very edgey quality to it, and Getz's playing is superb – a clear contrast to his breathier bossa work of the same vintage, and proof that he was growing tremendously as a player at the time. Titles include "Where I Live", "The Creature Machine", "Morning Ecstasy", "As Long As I Live", "Mickey's Theme", and "On Stage". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes insert.)
Also available Mickey One ... CD 6.99

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Vido Musso/Stan GetzLoaded ... LP
Savoy, 1945/1946. Good ... $14.99
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(Red label pressing, with some marker on the labels. Cover has heavy edge wear, some peeling of the gloss, discolored tape remnants, and some pen on back.)
Also available Loaded ... CD 14.99

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New Johnny Smith with Stan GetzJohnny Smith Quintet – Jazz At NBC (10 inch LP) ... LP
Roost, Early 50s. Very Good- ... $33.99
A beautiful document of some of the most laidback jazz ever recorded – the sublime 50s recordings of the Johnny Smith quintet, done at a time when the lineup included Stan Getz! The tunes on the set feature Johnny's mellow electric guitar setting the pace, alongside wonderfully-blown early solos from Stan. The tunes are mostly standards, but done in a great style that's not exactly cool jazz, but which has a groundbreakingly easy groove that's simply sublime! Titles include "Tenderly", "Vilia", "A Ghost Of A Chance", "Jaguar", "Moonlight In Vermont", "Tabu", and "Where Or When". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a tiny bit of seam splitting, but is nice overall.)

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Johnny Smith with Stan GetzJohnny Smith Quintet Featuring Stan Getz – Jazz At NBC (10 inch LP) ... LP
Roost, Early 50s. Very Good ... $43.99
A beautiful document of some of the most laidback jazz ever recorded – the sublime 50s recordings of the Johnny Smith quintet, done at a time when the lineup included Stan Getz! The tunes on the set feature Johnny's mellow electric guitar setting the pace, alongside wonderfully-blown early solos from Stan. The tunes are mostly standards, but done in a great style that's not exactly cool jazz, but which has a groundbreakingly easy groove that's simply sublime! Titles include "Cherokee", "Stars Fell On Alabama", "Yesterdays", "Cavu", and "Nice Work If You Can Get It". LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl plays with some surface noise. Cover has light wear.)

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New Count Basie/Stan Getz/Sarah VaughanEchoes Of An Era – Live At Birdland Jazz Corner Of The World ... LP
Roulette, 1975. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Cover has a cutout hole and some wrinkles from moisture.)

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New Stan GetzMaster ... LP
Columbia, 1975. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A gem of a session from Stan Getz – recorded in 1975, but unissued until the mid 80s! The set was probably lost amidst the flurry of more dramatic jazz recorded by CBS at the time – as it's a relatively understated session that has Stan blowing with acoustic accompaniment from Albert Dailey on piano, Clint Houston on bass, and Billy Higgins on drums – a great return to basics amidst some of Stan's more concept-oriented sessions for the label at the time. Don't let that understated quality stop you, though, because the album's one of Stan's most far-reaching – with very long tracks that feature the kind of freer blowing that Getz brought to classics like Sweet Rain, Captain Marvel, and Dynasty – and if you dig any of those, you'll find a very similar energy here! Titles include "Invitation", "Summer Night", and "Raven's Wood". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small mark from sticker removal.)

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New Stan GetzQuartets ... LP
Prestige, 1949/1950. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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.)

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New Stan GetzStan Getz Years (2LP box) ... LP
Roost, 1964. Used 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Blue label pressing. Box has some wear, stains, and seam splitting.)

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New Stan GetzVoices ... LP
Verve, 1967. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An amazingly seductive album from Stan Getz! The record features Getz's tenor blowing breezily away, amidst sophisticated arrangements with touches of dark easy scoring, post-bossa Brazilian writing, and early CTI production. Claus Ogerman arranged the whole set, and the overall feel is very similar to From The Hot Afternoon, which has Paul Desmond blowing in a similar style to arrangements by Don Sebesky. The core group features some hip players – like Herbie Hancock, Jim Hall, and Ron Carter – and the larger backing has the "voices" you'd guess from the title. Tracks include "Once", "Darling Joe", "Midnight Samba", "Little Rio", "Infinidad", and "Where Flamingo's Fly". LP, Vinyl record album

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New Stan Getz & Astrud GilbertoGetz Au Go Go ... LP
Verve, Mid 60s. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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
(MGM pressing. Cover has some wear, some staining, and a small split on the top seam.)

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New Stan Getz & JJ JohnsonStan Getz & JJ Johnson At The Opera House ... LP
Verve, 1957. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A strange pairing – but that's sometimes what makes these Verve "pro meets pro" sets from the 50s so great. Getz and Johnson are backed by Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Herb Ellis, and Connie Kay – and the tracks are longish, with plenty of solo room in the open jam session mode of the recording. Titles include "Billie's Bounce", "My Funny Valentine", "Crazy Rhythm", and "Blues In The Closet". LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing, with trumpeter logo and deep groove.)

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New Stan Getz & Joao GilbertoGetz/Gilberto ... LP
Verve, 1963. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A landmark record – both in 60s jazz and bossa nova – and a set that not only bridged worlds of music, but set the tone for so many other albums to come! By the time of this 1964 set, Stan Getz had already issued a few bossa nova experiments on Verve – but this pairing with guitarist Joao Gilberto really pushed the format over the top – thanks in part to the vocals of Gilberto's lovely wife Astrud, who'd never sung in the studio before this famous recording! The record created a sound that was copied endlessly, and which catapulted Astrud to unbelievable fame worldwide – even though she was only included in the session at the last minute, because Joao couldn't sing in English – and the mix of Stan's tenor and Joao's guitar is wonderful – and backed throughout by this light, lilting bossa nova rhythms. Titles include the classic recording of "Girl From Ipanema", plus loads of other bossa classics like "Desafinado", "Cocovado", "O Grande Amor", and "Vivo Sonhando". LP, Vinyl record album

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New Stan Getz & Joao GilbertoGetz/Gilberto #2 ... LP
Verve, 1964. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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

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New Stan Getz & Laurindo AlmeidaStan Getz With Laurindo Almeida ... LP
Verve, 1963. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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
(Cover has a cutout hole and some wear.)

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New Stan Getz & Luiz BonfaJazz Samba Encore! ... LP
Verve, 1963. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Hardly an "encore" of the first Stan Getz Jazz Samba album – as this set's got a slightly different feel, and lots of great elements that make it really unique! This time around, Brazilian musician Luiz Bonfa is on guitar – already a skilled proponent of the bossa by the time of the record, and arguably one of the few who really got it going back home in Rio. Stan's tenor sounds wonderful – as carefully and soufully blown as on the first set, but also with some new colors and tones too. Bonfa's wife Maria Toledo sings a bit on the record – hinting at Stan's work to come with Astrud Gilberto (this album was cut right before the Getz/Gilberto collaboration) – and the record also features added work on piano and guitar from the great Antonio Carlos Jobim – more than enough proof that the album's got a pure bossa pedigree! Titles include "Menina Flor", "Ebony Samba", "Saudade Vem Correndo", "Sambalero", "Samba De Duas Notas", and "Mania De Maria". LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi.)

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New Stan Getz/Zoot Sims/Al Cohn/Allen Eager/Brew MooreBrothers ... LP
Prestige, 1949/1952. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A classic Prestige LP that compiles earlier sides by Getz – four tunes from a 1949 session recorded under Stan Getz & His Four Brothers, with Zoot Sims, Al Cohn, Allen Eager, and Brew Moore – all blowing with Getz in a real "brothers-like" sax section sound. The remaining 4 tracks feature Stan and Al Cohn, working in a 1952 session with Geroge Wallington and Kai Winding – on some nice light boppish tracks that have that sweet smooth Getz tone firmly in place. The album's got a great Don Martin cover, and titles include "Battleground", "Five Brothers", "Four & One More", "Red Door", and "Zootcase". LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful NYC 50th street pressing with deep groove and RVG stamp! Vinyl is nice and clean – and cover has just a bit of light wear, but is intact and nice too.)
Also available Brothers ... CD 8.99
 
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Laurindo AlmeidaLaurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank ... LP
Pacific Jazz, 1955. Very Good ... $29.99
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! Vinyl and cover are nice – both heavy and in good shape – just a bit of clear tape in the corner of the cover, but intact and nice overall.)

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Laurindo AlmeidaLaurindo Almeida Quartet Featuring Bud Shank (10 inch LP) ... LP
Pacific Jazz, 1955. Very Good ... $34.99
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
(Nice and clean overall – and cover is nice too.)

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Bob BrookmeyerGloomy Sunday & Other Bright Moments ... LP
Verve, 1961. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $9.99
An overlooked treat recorded at a time when Verve was briefly exploring the jazz orchestra format in the early 60s – through recordings by Stan Getz, Jimmy Guiffre, and here, Bob Brookmeyer. The record features a set of tracks written and/or arranged by Brookmeyer, with help from contemporaries like Eddie Sauter, Ralph Burns, and Gary McFarland – all of whom were doing similar work for Verve at the time. Players are strong all around – and include Hank Jones, Eddie Costa, Gene Quill, Phil Woods, Nick Travis, Al Cohn, and Phil Bodner – and titles include "Some Of My Best Friends", "Gloomy Sunday", "Where Oh Where", "Days Gone By Oh My", and "Ho Hum". LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM pressing. Cover has some light wear and a bit of sticker residue.)

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Stanley ClarkeModern Man ... LP
Columbia/Nemperor, 1978. Near Mint- ... $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
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Jazz At The PhilharmonicJazz At The Philharmonic In Europe (tan cover) ... LP
Verve, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $2.99
One volume of a four volume set, though Verve didn't number them. Recorded in concert one night in Denmark, this set is a Norm Granz production that transplants the JATP crew to Europe. While some of the other volumes feature larger groups blowin' and riffing on standards, this one has a small more intimate group, featuring Stan Getz & JJ Johnson in front of a nice tight rhythm section of Victor Feldman, Sam Jones & Louis Hayes. The set's still made up of standards, but there's a few nice takes here, including "I Waited For You", "Yesterdays" and a nice version of "Bop N Boogie" featuring Dizzy Gillespie. LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM pressing with deep groove.)

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Jazz At The Philharmonic All-StarsJATP All-Stars At The Opera House ... LP
Verve, 1957. Very Good ... $14.99
Great long jam session work, very heavy on tenor sax – with appearances by Stan Getz, Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Illinois Jacquet, and Flip Phillips – plus Sonny Stitt on alto! Tracks are nice and long – and titles include "Stuffy", "Merry Go Round", and "The Slow Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing, with trumpeter logo and deep groove. Cover has clear tape on all seams and extensive notes in pen on back.)

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Modern Jazz Society/John LewisModern Jazz Society Presents A Concert Of Contemporary Music ... LP
Norgran, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $19.99
A mixture of Verve regulars and early third streamers join together in this one-off session designed as a focus on the writing talents of John Lewis. Most of the material takes off from Lewis' work with the MJQ, and the band includes two of his bandmates from that group, Connie Kay & Percy Heath – as well as soloists Stan Getz, JJ Johnson, Aaron Sachs, and Lucky Thompson. Titles include "Little David's Fugue", "Sun Dance", "Django", and "Midsommer". In a great David Stone Martin cover, too! LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label Norgran pressing with a deep groove. Cover has some wear, some splitting and tape on the top and bottom seams, a peeled mark from sticker removal, and some stains.)

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Gerry Mulligan & Ben WebsterGerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster ... LP
Verve, 1959. Very Good ... $9.99
Mulligan always sounds great next to a tenor – especially in the Verve series that has him teamed up with players like Johnny Hodges, Paul Desmond, or Stan Getz. This release, cut with Ben Webster upfront, is one of the best of that series – and features the pair blowing easily and soulfully on some long tracks with rhythm by Jimmy Rowles, Leroy Vinnegar, and Mel Lewis. Titles include "Go Home", "The Cat Walk", "Sunday", "Who's Got Rhythm", and "Tell Me When". LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear, seam splitting, and aging.)

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Lalo Schifrin & Bob BrookmeyerSamba Para Dos ... LP
Verve, Early 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $9.99
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
(Original pressing.)

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Zoot SimsNew Beat Bossa Nova Vol 1 ... LP
Colpix, Early 60s. Very Good ... $4.99
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.)

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Zoot SimsWaiting Game ... LP
Impulse, 1966. Good+ Gatefold ... $8.99
A rare gem from Zoot Sims – very different than any of his other albums! The session features Zoot blowing over large backings arranged and conducted by Gary McFarland, a bit in the older Verve "with strings" mode, but also sparkling with a lot of the newer elements that McFarland was bringing to his work at the time. The approach is both light and lush at the same time – and Zoot's got a tone and approach that we've never heard on any other record, making the whole album an incredible treat that we'd rank up there with Stan Getz's experiments of the same type from the 60s. Titles include "I Wish I Knew", "Does The Sun Really Shine On The Moon", "Once We Loved", "Old Folks", "September Song", "Stella By Starlight", and "Once I Could Have Loved". LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black label stereo pressing. Cover has some wear, cutout hole, name in maker on the front and name in pencil inside the gatefold. Vinyl plays with some crackles.)

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Kai WindingNew Trends Of Jazz Vol 4 (10 inch LP) ... LP
Savoy, Late 40s. Very Good+ ... $38.99
Great early work from Kai Winding – cut with 2 different groups and a really great sound! Side one has Kai's trombone out front of a combo with Stan Getz on tenor sax, Shorty Rogers on trumpet, Shorty Allen on piano, and Shelly Manne on drums – a really unique lineup that plays "Sweet Miss", "Loaded", and "Grab Your Axe Max". Side two follows in a similar format – but with Allen Eager on tenor instead of Getz, and Marty Napoleon on piano. Titles include "Mr Dues", "Oh Kai", and "O Go Mo". LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice and clean overall – and the cover is quite nice too!)

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VariousTenor Saxes (Norgran) ... LP
Norgran, Early 50s. Good+ ... $19.99
A nice collection of famous work by tenor players recorded for Verve and Norgran – all packaged in a classic David Stone Martin cover! Titles include "All Of Me" and "Pastel" by Illinois Jacquet, "Tenderly" and "Almost Like Being In Love" by Ben Webster, "With The Wind & The Rain In Your Hair" and "I Hadn't Anyone Till You" by Stan Getz, "I Didn't Know What Time It Was" and "Take The A Train" by Flip Phillips, and "Swinging On A Star" and "Charlie's Venture" by Charlie Ventura. LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label Norgran pressing. Cover has wear, aging, a split top & bottom seam held with a few small spots of tape, and a center split in the spine.)

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New Bob BrookmeyerTrombone Jazz Samba ... LP
Verve, 1962. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An overlooked gem from Bob Brookmeyer – and a set that fits in strongly with the other Verve Records bossa nova albums of the 60s! Bob's the center star on valve trombone, but the record's awash in work from other great Verve talents too – a tight small group that features Gary McFarland on vibes, Jim Hall and Jimmy Raney on guitars, and Willie Bobo on drums – alongside some added percussion that really helps keep the bossa spirit strong! Tunes have that spare, soulful crackle that you'd find in the Stan Getz bossa sessions for Verve – except that trombone is the lead solo instrument here – and titles include "A Felicidade", "Col Bogey Bossa Nova", "Blues Bossa Nova", "Qual E O Po", "Chara Tu Tristeza", and "Samba De Orfeu". LP, Vinyl record album

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New Coleman HawkinsDesafinado ... LP
Impulse, 1964. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The Hawk, in prime late form, lays down some beautiful tenor solos over gentle bossa nova accompaniment – working in a mode that's much more satisfying than just a "classic player meets bossa" session, angularly crafting the solos with that dark edge that he had in all of his later work. The groove's similar to a Stan Getz bossa outing, with light acoustic guitar backing him up, but Hawkins' playing is very deep and soulful, and the groove gets very low. With the great cuts "Samba Para Bean" and "Stumpy Bossa Nova". LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black label stereo A-28 pressing. In great shape!)

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New Jan Ptaszyn Wroblewski QuartetFlyin Lady ... LP
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1978. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A charming little 70s session from Jan Ptaszyn Wroblewski – one of the greatest tenor stars of the Polish jazz scene of the 60s and 70s! Jan's got a style that's a bit like Stan Getz during the same time – warmly carved notes that are perfectly at home in easygoing tunes that allow Wroblewski to stretch out in a mode that's exploratory, yet never too out, and relaxed, but never too sleepy. The titles on the set are all nicely extended, giving Jan plenty of room to roam around – and the backing is by a quartet with guitar, bass, and drums – hitting a groove that's partly modal, and partly electric – almost a bit like that on Getz's Captain Marvel album, but a bit less freewheeling. Titles include "Flyin Lady", "Bossa Nostra", "Pastuszek Stomp", and "Why The Monkey". LP, Vinyl record album

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New Billie HolidayBillie Holiday At Storyville (white vinyl) (2014 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Storyville/ORG, 1951/1953. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Rare live material from Billie Holiday – recorded at the Storyville club in Boston, and featuring some especially hip small combo backing! A good portion of the work appears to have been broadcast on radio – which means that the sound quality is professional, and done for a bigger audience – at a level that easily matches Holiday albums for bigger labels at the time. One set of tracks from October of 1951 feature Stan Getz on tenor and Buster Harding on piano – and another batch from a week later features Harding's trio, without Getz. The last set of tracks is from 1953, with Carl Drinkard leading a trio with Jimmy Woode on bass – and the album features a total of 13 tracks that include "You Go To My Head", "Willow Weep For Me", "I Cover The Waterfront", "He's Funny That Way", "Billie's Blues", "Miss Brown To You", and "Them There Eyes". LP, Vinyl record album
(Numbered, limited edition of 3000 copies.)
 
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New Bob BrookmeyerBob Brookmeyer – Featuring John Williams & Red Mitchell ... LP
Crown, 1954. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Wonderful work from trombonist Bob Brookmeyer – a record that easily stands next to some of his best Verve recordings of the 50s! The core of the set features Bob Brookmeyer in quartet mode, working with John Williams on piano, Frank Isola on drums, and either Bill Anthony or Red Mitchell on bass. The group's got a very Getz-like approach – one that's clean and modern, but with a looseness that's different from the way a west coast combo might have handled the material. Bob's horn is great throughout – blowing cleanly, but with a good deal of feeling – miles from the more trad modes of other trombonists of the mainstream at the time, and really sparkling on a set of tunes that includes "Last Chance", "Red Devil", "The Blues", "Doe Eyes", and "Liberty Bell". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, small splits on the spine and bottom seam, and some tape on the top seam.)
 
 
 



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