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BreakawayBreakaway/Right On To The Top ... CD
Breakaway/BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy Gatefold ... $12.99
A pair of completely rare albums from Breakaway – a St Louis combo from the late 70s – with a groove that's equal part jazzy club and blue-eyed soul! Breakaway is the group's debut – recorded in 1977 with a surprisingly tight sound – especially given that the group were essentially a local club act who got the chance to record a bit in a local studio! The feel is very much in the best LA mode of the time, but maybe a bit looser too – with emphasis on some funky riffing from the male members of the group, plus sweet lead vocals from singer Kathy Newbry-Taylor – an artist who might have been pop, had she worked on the coasts – but who stretches her style nicely here. The album's been made famous by both On Track and Americana comps on BBE – and titles include "There's A New Group In Town", "Who Was It This Time", "Love My Eyes", "Understudy DJ", "Everything's Been Said About You", and "My Symphony". Right On To The Top is the second set from Breakaway – and the album already shows a great deal of growth – especially in the territory of rhythm! Breakaway have definitely dug some of the best club modes from the New York scene – and work here in a jazzy disco style that's filled with sweet keyboard lines alongside the female lead vocals – all with a vibe that's nicely stripped-down, and still lives up to the indie spirit of the group. The set features some guest work on horns, which nicely expands the sound – and titles include "Straight On To The Top", "You Are Love", "Back & Forth", "There's A New Tree In The Forest", "Work With The Music", and "Breakaway". CD

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James BrownSoul On Top ... CD
King/Verve, 1970. Used ... $7.99
A different James Brown album – but a nice one! James doesn't sing soul, so much as jazz – in front of large backings by Louis Bellson, with arrangements by Oliver Nelson that are in his best 60s soul mode – and which give the album a very very groovy feel overall! The record's not funky, but James' vocals are plenty darn soulful – and the album is proof that he could be a huge talent in just about any mode that he chose – shining with a brilliance that was irrepressible! James covers a few of his older tracks on the album, and sings a few other pop standards – and titles include nice versions of "It's Magic", "The Man In The Glass", "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag", "That's My Desire", and "I Need Your Key (To Turn Me On)". CD features the previously unissued bonus track "There Was A Time" – plus the full, unedited versions of 4 other tracks – appearing here for the first time ever! CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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By Any Meanz/Liberation/WordsworthSaturday (no cusses, dub)/Fallen (no cusses, inst)/Off The Top ... 12-inch
BUKA (Germany), 2003. Sealed (pic cover)... $0.99
12-inch, Vinyl record

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CD Plastic Sleeves20 Polyclear Japanese Open Top Plastic Sleeves – Multi-Disc CD ... Record Care
Nagaoka (Japan), New Copy ... $4.99
A cool open-top plastic sleeve for storing your CDs! This one works like the LP and 45 sleeves we stock – in that the plastic hugs your CD package on the front and back, and on the sides and bottom – but the top is open, so you can slide out the jewel case for easy access when listening! There's no flap at all to get in the way – and the sleeves are great if you store your CDs on shelves vertically, and don't like the outside cases to get scratched up. This version fits a range of multi-disc packages – including older-styled jewel cases that handle 2 to 4 CDs, and most of the contemporary larger slipcover styled CD packages too. Record Care

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CD Plastic Sleeves30 Polyclear Japanese Open Top Plastic Sleeves – Jewel Case Single CD ... Record Care
Nagaoka (Japan), New Copy ... $4.99
A cool open-top plastic sleeve for storing your CDs! This one works like the LP and 45 sleeves we stock – in that the plastic hugs your CD package on the front and back, and on the sides and bottom – but the top is open, so you can slide out the jewel case for easy access when listening! There's no flap at all to get in the way – and the sleeves are great if you store your CDs on shelves vertically, and don't like the outside cases to get scratched up. This version fits a standard jewel case CD. Record Care

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CD Plastic Sleeves30 Polyclear Japanese Open Top Plastic Sleeves – Slim Single CD ... Record Care
Nagaoka (Japan), New Copy ... $4.99
A cool open-top plastic sleeve for storing your CDs! This one works like the LP and 45 sleeves we stock – in that the plastic hugs your CD package on the front and back, and on the sides and bottom – but the top is open, so you can slide out the jewel case for easy access when listening! There's no flap at all to get in the way – and the sleeves are great if you store your CDs on shelves vertically, and don't like the outside cases to get scratched up. This version fits a digipack, CD single, or slimline case. Record Care

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Nat King ColeTop Pops ... LP
Capitol, Near Mint- ... $11.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Turquoise label pressing. Cover has a bit of wear.)

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Bing CrosbyTop O' The Morning – His Irish Collection ... CD
MCA/Decca, 1940s/Early 50s. Used ... $1.99
CD

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First PlanetTop Of The World/I Want To Thank You Baby ... 12-inch
Voodoo Funk (UK), Late 70s. New Copy (pic cover)... $14.99
Sweet Lagos disco from First Planet – two clubby cuts from the 70s, served up in a mighty special package! "Top Of The World" has this snapping sort of vibe that's like a great post-disco cut from the US – a bit of funk and club mixed together, with very cool processing on the lyrics that almost bring in some slight Miami elements as well! "I Want To Thank You Baby" follows with even a stronger Miami vibe – lots of spacey keyboards over riffing guitars and fast drums – almost like some lost 12" single from the vaults of TK Records! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited pressing – with a bonus poster attached to the sleeve!)

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FormationsAt The Top Of The Stairs/Magic Melody ... 7-inch
MGM/Outta Sight (UK), 1967. New Copy ... $3.99
Great early Philly production from Leon Huff – who's more in a Northern Soul mode here than in his later years – which brings a mighty nice punch to the excellent hook in "Top Of The Stairs"! The Formations have a nice sense of formation in their lyrics for the main track – then harmonize even more on the "Magic Melody" on the flip! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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FusionTop Soul ... LP
Alba/Lion, 1975. New Copy ... $16.99
Top Soul indeed, as Fusion is a hip Chilean funk band from the early 70s – one who take plenty of influence from American grooves, but also bring in their own soulful elements as well! The sound here is somewhere between Kool & The Gang and Banda Black Rio – with quite a bit of the blend of the latter, especially in the way more local percussion riffs fill out grooves that have a solid grounding in American funk! Instrumentation listed is tenor, guitar, keyboards, bass, and drums – but there's clearly a lot more horns too, as well as some very hip percussion – played in ways that are almost more Brazilian than straight Latin – with a really fluid sensibility that jams nicely with the grooves. There's a slight bit of vocals on the record, but most of the album is instrumental – and titles include versions of Sly Stone's "Thank You" and The Crusaders "Way Back Home" – plus "Dedos", "Balada De Matias", "Dee Blooz", "Para Toda La Gente", "Pulsearas", and "Lamentation". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 500 copies!)

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Bob JamesTake It From The Top ... CD
Koch, 2003. Used ... $2.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ K7Zunga Zeng (extended version, diamond mix, top dog remix, fun mob remix) ... 12-inch
Tommy Boy, 1993. Very Good+ ... $0.99
12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a Tommy Boy sleeve. Labels have a name in marker.)

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LancersSweet Mama Tree Top Tall/Were You Ever Mine To Lose ... 7-inch
Trend, 1953. Very Good+ ... $4.99
7-inch, Vinyl record

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Van MorrisonStill On Top – The Greatest Hits ... CD
Polydor/Exile, 1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s. Used ... $4.99
CD
(Single CD version.)

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Idris MuhammadBoogie To The Top – The Very Best Of Idris Muhammad ... CD
CTI/Cherry Red (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $13.99
All of the best CTI/Kudu Records grooves from funky drummer Idris Muhammad – all gathered together in one sweet collection! Muhammad's a player who's been great right from the start – from his initial funky drumming with Lou Donaldson, right up to recent jazz work that has him still as one of the strongest percussionists of his generation! Yet the mid 70s was an especially strong time in Muhammad's career – as he really found himself as a leader, and opened his style both towards spiritual ends, and some tighter, more groove-based work as well – a redefinition of his older funk drumming towards more 70s soul and club modes. The best cuts from those years are all presented here – in an overstuffed collection of groovers that includes "Loran's Dance", "Power Of Soul", "Baia", "House Of The Rising Sun", "Theme For New York", "Crap Apple", "Could Heaven Ever Be Like This", "Turn This Mutha Out", "Stick It In Your Face", and "Boogie To The Top". CD also features bonus 7" mixes of three of the album tracks too! CD

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✨✧ Nicole C MullenTop Ten ... CD
Word/Curb, 2010. Used ... $1.99
CD

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PhalonRising To The Top ... LP
Elektra, 1990. Very Good+ ... $0.49
LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Tito PuenteTop Percussion ... LP
RCA, 1958. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
One of the greatest Tito Puente albums from the 50s, and a spare percussion jam session that's right up there with his legendary Puente In Percussion album! The group features Mongo Santamaria, Bill Correa, Julito Collazo, and Enrigue Marti on percussion with Tito – and the only other additional sounds are some occasional vocals, and a pounding bassline. The set's extremely raw, with a very tight groove – and the sound is incredible – easily enough to make this one of Tito's best percussion dates ever! Titles include "Ti Mon Bo", "Elequana", "Bragada", "Alaumba Chemache", "Hot Timbales", and "Four By Two". LP, Vinyl record album

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Jan SavittTop Hatters 1939 to 1941 ... LP
Decca, Late 30s/Early 40s. Very Good ... $0.49
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, a bit of sticker residue, some light stains on the back, and a bit of fading on the spine.)
 
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Bitter TearsJam Tarts In The Jakehouse ... CD
Carrot Top, 2008. Used ... $2.99
CD
(Barcode has some marker.)

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✨✧ Dorothy CollinsNew Way To Travel ... LP
Top Rank, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $18.99
Jazzy backings from Manny Albam – and titles that include "Lady In Red", "Adios", "Sweet & Gentle", "Perfidia", and "Let's Do It". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original deep groove pressing – nice!)

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Snooks EaglinLive In Japan ... CD
Black Top, 1997. Used ... $6.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Inner CircleNew Age Music ... LP
Top Ranking, 1980. Very Good+ ... $2.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Kid RockDevil Without A Cause ... CD
Atlantic/Lava/Top Dog, 1998. Used ... $1.99
CD

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Kid RockHistory Of Rock ... CD
Atlantic/Lava/Top Dog, 2000. Used ... $1.99
CD
(Promotional stamp on booklet cover.)

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✨✧ Dave LeeBig New Band From Britain ... LP
Top Rank, Late 50s. Very Good ... $9.99
LP, Vinyl record album

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Mentally DisturbedBuckwild/DJ Leo Luv/Hype Tip (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
On Top, 1991. Very Good ... $1.99
12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo.)

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✨✧ Samarai CelestialCosmic Gold Millennium ... CD
Carrot Top, 1997. Used 2 CDs ... $5.99
CD

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✨✧ Jack ScottI Remember Hank Williams ... LP
Top Rank, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $29.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing – in nice shape! Cover is great too.)

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Jack ScottWhat In The World's Come Over You ... LP
Top Rank, Early 60s. Good+ ... $6.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has fully split seams, with some moisture staining along the bottom.)

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Raymond Scott & The Secret 7Unexpected ... CD
Top Rank/Basta, 1960. Used ... $9.99
A great musical mystery – and one of Raymond Scott's jazziest albums of the 50s! The group on the session is Scott's "Secret 7" – a batch of unnamed jazz musicians, most likely playing here out of contract with other labels, hence the secret nature of their work on the album! In keeping with the nature of the original album, the players also aren't listed here – save for one undeniable talent, the mighty Toots Thielemans, who contributes some great sounds to the combo grooving on the set. The format is kind of a mixture of Scott's wilder arrangements from previous years, with some of the small chamber jazz work that was coming out of the east coast at the time – and although the record was originally issued on Top Rank, it's got a feel that's very much in keeping with much of the RCA sessions of the time. There's a few nice sound effects and studio tricks, but overall the real strength of the set comes from the instrumentation used – including Thelemans' harmonica, plus vibes, flute, and other more standard jazz instrumentation. Titles include "Waltz Of The Diddles", "Temptation", "In The Beginning", "A Message From Where", and "Quiet Entrance". CD
(Out of print.)

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True LifeCocaine Crack (You Might Not Make It Back) (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
Top Shelf, 1986. Very Good+ ... $1.99
12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ SalinasAtlantis ... CD
Top Tape/Whatmusic (UK), 1974. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A heavy-hitting album of keyboard funk that's right up there with the best Deodato work for CTI! Brazilian arranger Daniel Salinas was clearly influenced by the success that his fellow countryman Deodato was having in the US during the early 70s – and he's working here in a style that would have made CTI proud – one that blends larger orchestral backings with tight electric rhythms, jazzy soloing, and a few nicely placed moments of Brazilian percussion! The real star of the set is keyboardist Sergio Sa – who plays Fender Rhodes on the standout track "Staussmania" – a killer bit of dancefloor electric jazz that has a very strong "2001" feel! Sergio also wrote the nice little groover "Baiao" – which comes across with a slight sort of Airto/Hermeto mix of percussion and reeds – and the album also features a great fuzzed out take on Donovan's "Atlantis", plus the super-beautiful soundtracky groove "Like A Rainy Night"! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ BraidKids Get Grids/Because I Am (2015 Record Store Day Release) ... 7-inch
Top Shelf, 2015. New Copy (pic cover)... Out Of Stock
7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Wil EisnerComic Book Artist Vol 2 No 6 – Celebrating The Life & Legacy Of Will Eisner ... Book
Top Shelf, 2005. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A special issue of Comic Book Artist – dedicated to the (then) recently-departed Will Eisner – one of the greatest talents of the 20th Century! The issue features loads of images in color and black and white – including rare Eisner artwork, and tributes from artists who include Mike Allred, Jack Davis, Gilbert Hernandez, and dozens more – many of whom also share their thoughts on Eisner's work and influence. The book also features interviews with Will, and a number of other features on his legacy – and the whole thing is 252 pages, in color and black and white! Book

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✨✧ Schoolboy QOxymoron (deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... LP
Top Dawg Ent./Interscope, 2014. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Schoolboy Q's breakout Oxymoron – with appearances by Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz, Raekwon, Tyler The Creator and others. Includes the standout "Collard Greens" with Kendrick Lamar, "Los Awesome" feat Jay Rock, "Hoover Street", "What They Want" with 2 Chainz, "Studio" feat BJ The Chicago Kid, "The Purge" with Tyler The Creator & Kurupt, "Blind Threats", "Break The Bank", "Blind Threats" feat Raekwon and more. Deluxe edition vinyl version has 3 bonus tracks: "His & Her Friend" feat SZA, "Groveline Pt 2" feat Suga Free and "**** LA". LP, Vinyl record album
 
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AlchemistRapper's Best Friend 3 ... LP
ALC, 2014. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
A double vinyl set of top-notch Alchemist beats – the third in his Rapper's Best Friend series of instrumentals! Includes "The Red Carpet", "Shut The F*** Up", "Get It Forever", "Black Cocaine", "The Myth", "Trap Door", "Give Em Hell", "All On Me", "How Does It Feel", "1010 Wins" and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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Monty AlexanderAlexander The Great ... LP
Pacific Jazz, Mid 60s. Very Good- ... $5.99
Monty Alexander's first album – "presented by" Les McCann, and one that features McCann's core rhythm team of Victor Gaskin on bass and Paul Humphrey on drums. The tracks are short and uncomplicated, played in a soul jazz mode that's quite similar to McCann's albums from the same time. Recorded at an "after hours concert" – and including the tracks "Comin Home Baby", "The Grabber", "Autumn Leaves", and "John Brown's Body". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring & edge wear, a partially split top seam and a bumped corner.)

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Steve AllenSteve Allen At The Roundtable ... LP
Roulette, 1958. Very Good+ ... $4.99
The cover's a bit hokey, but the album's a rock-solid session from Steve Allen – proof that he could be a very capable jazzman when needed! The recording's a live one – which makes for more spontaneous energy than some of Allen's more fully-arranged dates of the 50s – and the sidemen here really bring a lot to the record, and help make it a real group effort, not just a showcase for Steve's skills on piano. Players include Gus Bivona on clarinet, Mundell Lowe on guitar, Terry Gibbs on vibes, Gary Peacock on bass, and Gary Frommer on drums – and Doc Severinson joins the group on one track too. Almost all tunes are originals by Allen – and titles include "Roundtable Boogie", "Why Don't You Want To Go Home", "Even Stephen", "I Got Rhythm", and "Baby But You Did". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original color bar pressing with deep groove. Cover has a split top seam held with pieces of clear tape, some overall wear, and a sticker spot on one corner.)

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Steve AllenSteve Allen's All Star Jazz Concert Vol 1 ... LP
Decca, 1954. Very Good+ ... $0.49
LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing, with deep groove. Cover has moderate wear, a partially split top seam, and a small split on the bottom seam.)

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Steve AllenSteve Allen's All Star Jazz Concert Vol 2 ... LP
Decca, 1954. Very Good- ... $4.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has some wear, light aging, and partially split top and bottom seams.)

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Steve Allen & His OrchestraLet's Dance ... LP
Coral, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $2.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a piece of clear tape on the top seam.)

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Gene AmmonsBad Bossa Nova (aka Jungle Soul) ... LP
Prestige, 1964. Very Good- ... $4.99
Bad Bossa Nova is right – as Gene Ammons really hits a great groove here – one that's not exactly bossa, but which has lots of Latin and tropical touches! The session makes great use of 2 guitars at the same time – using that of Kenny Burrell for soulful rhythm, but also adding in Bucky Pizzarelli for some nice acoustic embellishments – in a mode that's similar to the soul jazz-com-bossa style used on records like Ike Quebec's Soul Samba or Charlie Rouse's Bossa Nova Bacchanal. The overall rhythms are a bit more complicated, and a bit more soul jazz based than those sets – with Hank Jones on piano, Oliver Jackson on percussion, and Al Hayes adding in some sweet extra bongo! Titles include the classic "Ca'Purange" – plus "Anna", "Yellow Bird", "Cae Cae", and "Moito Mato Grosso". Also issued under the title Jungle Soul! (Ca' Purange). LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has a split top seam and spine, a peeled spot from sticker removal, and some stains and tape remnants on back)

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Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt with Jack McDuffSoul Summit – Vols 1 & 2 ... CD
Prestige (Germany), 1962. New Copy ... $13.99 18.98
The brain trust of soul jazz in the early 60s – led by tenorist Gene Ammons on both albums! Soul Summit Volume one features Ammons and Sonny Stitt on tenor, plus Jack McDuff on Hammond – a definite soul summit for the time – with 3 top-shelf players in the lead, all getting plenty of room to do their thing! Both Gene Ammons and Sonny Stitt are on tenor in the front, working with the respect and confidence they'd forged together on other co-led sessions from the time – and Jack McDuff's a great addition to the set, playing Hammond with his newly-lean tone, and really helping things move along nicely. Drummer Charlie Persip has a nicely booming style here – one that gets the group out of the box from the get-go, and McDuff's handling all the bass work on the organ, which always makes for a tight rhythmic romp! Most tunes are in that great raw Prestige mode from the old days, as you'd guess by titles like "Tubby", "Dumplin", and "Shuffle Twist" – alongside other numbers that include "Sleeping Susan" and "Out In The Cold Again". Soul Summit Vol 2 is a set that's less a "summit" than a great collection of groovy work for Prestige Records in the 60s – tracks that didn't make it onto other full albums of the time, but which feature material by some of the most soulful talents on the label! Tenorist Gene Ammons is the main star here – stretching out wonderfully on most numbers on the record – although the set also features added tenor work from Red Holloway, George Barrow, and Harold Vick! The mighty Jack McDuff lends his Hammond to a few tunes, Etta Jones sings on three numbers, and the record even features trumpet from Clark Terry, alto from Oliver Nelson, and congas from Ray Barretto too – on cuts that include "Scram", "Cool Cool Daddy", "Ballad For Baby", "If You Are But A Dream", "But Not For Me", and "Love I've Found You". CD

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Andrews SistersFresh & Fancy-Free ... LP
Capitol, 1957. Very Good+ ... $1.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Teal label pressing. Cover has a half split top seam.)

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Apple & The Three OrangesFree & Easy – The Complete Works 1970 to 1975 (with download) ... LP
Now Again, Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99
A funky treasure trove from Apple & The Three Oranges – a group we hardly know at all, but who really blow us away with the cuts on this collection! The groove is plenty hard right from the get-go – the best of the funky 45 underground of the early 70s – which means that there's more 60s rawness on the record than you'd get from bigger-label funk at the time – as Ed "Apple" Nelson still works here with a mostly underground vibe! Ed plays drums – which are mighty hard on most numbers – and his vocals have this offbeat, off-kilter, over the top quality that almost reminds us a bit of the Hank Ballard/James Brown recordings for late 60s King – particularly in the way that Nelson's completely unbridled with his energy. The whole thing's great – one of the best funky collections we've heard in years – and presented with a rich amount of notes and historical information too. Titles include "Free & Easy (parts 1 & 2)", "Moon Light", "Curse Upon The World", "What Goes Around Comes Around", "Down Home Publicity", "True Love Will Never Die", "Gotta Stand For Something (parts 1 & 2)", and "I'll Give You A Ring". Features a great 16 page booklet with extensive liner notes and photos! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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✨✧ Neil ArdleyKaleidoscope Of Rainbows (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Gull/Pure Pleasure (UK), 1976. Near Mint- 2LP (reissue)... $23.99
A sweet little double-length set from British jazz rock genius Neil Ardley – one that has him working off the vibe explored on the Greek Variations album, but hitting a sound that's a fair bit funkier overall! As with other efforts, Ardley draws here on some really top-shelf talents for his ideas – soloists who include Ian Carr on trumpet, Ken Shaw on guitar, and Tony Coe, Barbara Thompson, and Brian Smith on saxes! The tracks are all quite longish, and unfold in a really organic way – building over an immediate rhythm at some points, or letting the soloists set the main vibe at others. There's nothing overly-obtuse about the record at all, and Ardley never lets anyone dominate too much – making the album a strong group effort with a really unified vision – but one with plenty of space for the feeling of the individual players. Titles include "Rainbow One", "Rainbow Two", "Rainbow Three", and so on. LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram reissue, on Pure Pleasure)

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ArtisticsI Want You To Make My Life Over ... LP
Brunswick, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $6.99
One of The Artistics' most beautiful albums for Brunswick – and the one that includes the title song that was perhaps their greatest single! "I Want You To Make My Life Over" is a classic bit of Chicago soul – done at a level that really sums up all the sophisticated changes the city had brought to the music at the start of the 70s – and served up with cool vibes, great vocals, and a heavenly production style that wraps up the harmonies tightly together, and floats them over the top with nary a wrinkle! That cut kicks off the album, and things only just get better and better – on titles that include "Just Another Heartache", "Nothing But Heartaches", and "Trouble Heartache & Pain" (hey, these guys had a lot of heartache!) – plus "Out In The Country", "Sugar Cane", and "What The World Needs Now". Production's by Chi-soul geniuses Carl Davis, Willie Henderson, and Eugene Record. LP, Vinyl record album

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Fred AstaireAstaire Story ... CD
Verve/DRG, 1952. Used 2CD ... $33.99
A really amazing set of recordings – vocal sessions done by Fred Astaire in the later season of his career – recorded in the studio with intimate backing by a Verve group that includes Oscar Peterson, Barney Kessel, Charlie Shavers, and Flip Phillips! The material features lovely new interpretations of tunes made famous by Astaire in films, but offered here in a much more relaxed, jazz-based mode. And whether you're a fan of his films or not, Astaire is one heck of a great singer – and hearing him in a setting like this, without the distraction of dancing or film, is really great proof of that fact! Titles include "Cheek To Cheek", "S'Wonderful", "You're Easy To Dance With", "Fascinating Rhythm", "Top Hat White Tie & Tails", "No Strings", and "I Concentrate On You" – plus a few instrumental numbers by the combo. CD
(Out of print.)

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Australian Jazz QuintetPlays The Best Of Six Broadway Musical Hits ... LP
Bethlehem, 1957. Good+ ... $0.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has some wear and aging, with some splitting and wide strips of tape on the top and bottom seams.)

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Frankie AvalonAnd Now About Mr Avalon ... LP
Chancellor, 1961. Very Good ... $4.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some splitting on the top seam, half split bottom seam, and some masking tape residue on front.)

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✨✧ Erykah BaduMama's Gun ... LP
Motown, 2000. Near Mint- ... $34.99
Great stuff from Eryka Badu – sweet, mellow, soulful, and with a very righteous vibe! The record's got some impeccable production – and the best cuts have a stripped-down groove that mixes keyboards and vocals in a way that's similar to recent work by D'Angelo and Jill Scott. Eryka's all her own woman, though – and she keeps things very real with her own unique vocal style and phrasing on the lyrics. Loads of great tracks – and titles include "Kiss Me On My Neck", "Didn't Cha Know", "My Life", "AD 2000", "Bag Lady", "In Love With You", and "Booty". And on top of all that, if the album weren't dope enough as is, here is the limited edition promo version, packaged in a really awesome picture cover envelope styled sleeve! Ultra-rare! LP, Vinyl record album
(2014 Music On Vinyl pressing.)

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Chet BakerSings & Plays With Bud Shank, Russ Freeman & Strings ... LP
Pacific Jazz, 1955. Fair ... $8.99
A classic album of vocal tracks from Chet Baker – working here with a core group that features piano by Russ Freeman and flute by Bud Shank – plus additional arrangements on some tracks by the likes of Johnny Mandel, Marty Paich, and Frank Campo. The album's classic Chet all the way through – cool but fragile – summed up in the set's perfect take on the stone classic "Lets Get Lost" – plus titles that include "Just Friends", "Grey December", "I Remember You", "Long Ago & Far Away", "Someone To Watch Over Me", "I Wish I Knew", and "Daybreak". LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy black label Pacific Jazz pressing with deep groove. Cover has wear, aging, a split top seam and some tape residue along the bottom.)

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Baldwin & LepsBaldwin & Leps ... LP
Vanguard, 1971. Very Good Gatefold ... $14.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and a small split on the top seam.)

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✨✧ Susan BarrettLittle Travelin' Music ... LP
Capitol, 1960. Very Good ... $16.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Original rainbow label pressing. Cover has wear, a sticker remnant, splitting seams, and tape along the top.)

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✨✧ Kenny Barron & Mark ShermanInterplay ... CD
Chesky, 2015. New Copy ... $14.99 16.98
A great meeting between jazz piano legend Kenny Barron and the younger, brillant vibes player Mark Sherman – Barron being a veteran of top notch duo settings, and Sherman newer to it – but Sherman succeeds here mightily! Interplay couldn't be a more fitting title, as the pair are perfectly simpatico – working together on a range of material and a lone Barron original, it's wonderful from track-to-track – feeling like one of the coziest, strongest latenight jazz club sessions you'd ever be lucky enough to see. Includes nice takes on the tried-and-true "Afternoon In Paris", "Dear Old Stockholm" and "Indian Summer", the Barron composed waltz "Venture Within", Dexter Gordon's "Cheese Cake", the Charles Mingus gem "Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk", "Polka Dots And Moonbeams", "Without A Song" and more. CD
 
 
 



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