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Keith JarrettTreasure Island ... LP
Impulse, 1974. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $6.99
Ultra-hip work from pianist Keith Jarrett – a session that's filled with joy and life, and which has a lot more energy than some of his albums for ECM! The work here is kind of a refinement of the freer styles that Jarrett had laid down on previous albums – performed with a strongly ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Beverly JenkinsGordon Jenkins Presents My Wife The Blues Singer – Beverly Jenkins ... LP
Impulse, 1963. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $11.99
Well, Beverly Jenkins is hardly a "blues singer" – at least in the traditional sense of the word – but the album's a unique early Impulse session, with a relatively trad feel. Nice small group instrumentation – with Eddie Miller on tenor, Matty Matlock on clarinet, and ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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JJ JohnsonProof Positive (with bonus track) ... CD
Impulse, 1964. Used ... $12.99
Positive proof that JJ Johnson's one of the greatest trombone players ever – a sublime quartet session for Impulse Records, and one that features some of his most striking, stripped-down work of the 60s! The focus here is really on Johnson's amazing tone and timing – but the record ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print. Mark through barcode, disc has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Elvin JonesIllumination/Dear John C ... CD
Impulse, 1963/1965. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Nice Impulse work from Elvin Jones – 2 albums in a single package! Illumination features an amazingly unique little group – one that kind of stepped in the Impulse Records back door from the Coltrane galaxy, but which features some very unique aspects overall! As the cover states, the ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Elvin Jones & Richard DavisHeavy Sounds ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Heavy Sounds, indeed – a beautiful little set of dark-edged soul jazz from the mid 60s – co-led by bassist Richard Davis and drummer Elvin Jones! The sound here is a bit different than any work ever released by either player as a leader – and is almost more in the vein of Blue ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Part of the "Impulse – The Masterworks" series! UHQCD pressing.)

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✨✧ Elvin Jones & Richard DavisHeavy Sounds ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1967. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Heavy Sounds, indeed – a beautiful little set of dark-edged soul jazz from the mid 60s – co-led by bassist Richard Davis and drummer Elvin Jones! The sound here is a bit different than any work ever released by either player as a leader – and is almost more in the vein of Blue ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, 2012 SHM-CD pressing – includes obi!)

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Elvin Jones/Jimmy Garrison SextetIllumination! ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... $19.99
An amazingly unique little group – one that kind of stepped in the Impulse Records back door from the Coltrane galaxy, but which features some very unique aspects overall! As the cover states, the ensemble's led by bassist Jimmy Garrison and drummer Elvin Jones – and also features ... (Jazz) read more CD
(UHQCD pressing!)

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Quincy JonesQuintessence ... CD
Impulse, 1961. Used ... $4.99
A very soulful set of big band material from Quincy Jones – recorded during that tight early 60s period when his arrangements just couldn't fail! The album's his only session for Impulse, and it's got a slightly deeper style than his work from the time for Mercury – a bit more ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print. Mark through barcode.)

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✨✧ Quincy JonesQuintessence ... CD
Impulse/MCA, 1961. Used ... Out Of Stock
A very soulful set of big band material from Quincy Jones – recorded during that tight early 60s period when his arrangements just couldn't fail! The album's his only session for Impulse, and it's got a slightly deeper style than his work from the time for Mercury – a bit more ... (Jazz) read more CD
(80s US pressing.)
Also available Quintessence ... CD 4.99

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Rolf & Joachim KuhnImpressions Of New York ... LP
Impulse, 1967. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $34.99
One of the most expressive albums ever from German jazzmen Rolf and Joachim Kuhn – an obscure American date cut for Impulse Records in the late 60s! This session pairs the Kuhn brothers – on clarinet and piano, respectively – with John Coltrane's bassist Jimmy Garrison and ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Yusef LateefClub Date ... LP
Impulse, 1964/1976. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the greatest albums ever from Yusef Lateef – even if it's sometimes overlooked! The album was issued in the 70s, but it features material from the famous Live At Pep's concert in 1964 – but which didn't appear on that initial record. In fact, it's arguably a lot hipper than ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Yusef LateefJazz Round The World ... LP
Impulse, 1963. Sealed Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Yusef Lateef explores a number of different world music rhythms on a mix of woodwind instruments that includes tenor, basoon, flute, oboe, and shanas. He's joined here by the great Richard Williams on trumpet, whose playing with Lateef is always excellent. The rest of the group's made up of some ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Yusef LateefLive At Pep's (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Impulse, 1964. Used ... $11.99
One of Yusef Lateef's most fantastic albums, and one that grooves in a way that few of his other albums do! The session is an amazing live set from 1964, recorded at Pep's Nightclub in Philly, and it features some amazing playing by a young Mike Nock on piano and the brilliant Richard Williams on ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Yusef LateefLive Session – Dedication Series Vol XIII ... LP
ABC/Impulse, 1964. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Some of the most amazing work that Yusef Lateef ever recorded! All tracks were recorded on June 26, 1964 – at Pep's Lounge in Philly, and the group's a hard-wailing batch of soulful players that are one of the tightest that Lateef ever worked with! The 2LP set features Lateef's incredible ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, and a cut corner.)

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Dave Mackay & Vicky HamiltonDave Mackay & Vicky Hamilton ... LP
Impulse, 1969. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $14.99
One of the grooviest albums of the late 60s – a lost vocal treasure from the team of Dave MacKay & Vicky Hamilton! The pair were sort of like a hip version of Jackie & Roy – usually singing together on their tracks, with a mixed male/female vocal approach that sounds totally ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Russell MaloneSweet Georgia Peach ... CD
Impulse, 1998. Used ... $3.99
Russell Malone on guitar, Ron Carter on bass, Kenny Barron on piano, Lewis Nash on drums & Steve Kroon on percussion. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print, mark through barcode.)

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✨✧ Shelly Manne2 3 4 ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1962. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A surprisingly great Shelly Manne album from the early 60s – one that follows a format that has Shelly playing in duo format ("2"), trio ("3"), and quartet ("4") – hence the title! The duo track is incredible – a spare duet with Coleman Hawkins ... (Jazz) read more CD
(UHQCD pressing!)

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Gary McFarlandPoint Of Departure ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... $19.99
A great record – and one that's filled with so many wonderful little moments! The whole thing's a very cool, very off-beat set of jazz tracks recorded by vibist Gary McFarland, with a group that includes Jimmy Raney on guitar, Richie Kamuca on tenor, and Steve Swallow on bass – a ... (Jazz) read more CD
(UHQCD pressing!)
Also available Point Of Departure ... LP 24.99

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Gary McFarlandPoint Of Departure ... LP
Impulse, 1963. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $24.99
A great record – and one that's filled with so many wonderful little moments! The whole thing's a very cool, very off-beat set of jazz tracks recorded by vibist Gary McFarland, with a group that includes Jimmy Raney on guitar, Richie Kamuca on tenor, and Steve Swallow on bass – a ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Point Of Departure ... CD 19.99

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Charles MingusBlack Saint & The Sinner Lady ... CD
Impulse, 1963. Used ... $8.99
Fantastic – and one of Mingus' greatest albums ever! This one ranks right up with The Clown and Pithecantropus Erectus for sheer raw power and emotion – and Mingus' writing here is incredibly tight, giving soloists like Charlie Mariano, Jaki Byard, Richard Williams, and Jerome ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Digipack pressing.)

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✨✧ Charles MingusMingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus ... LP
Impulse, 1963. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The title's exploding with Mingus, and the album is too – a completely classic effort for Impulse Records that's easily one of Charles' best of the 60s! Things are reigned in somewhat from the Mingus years at Atlantic or Candid, but the sound is still great – almost more focused than ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Charles MingusMingus Plays Piano – Spontaneous Compositions & Improvisations ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... $19.99
A surprisingly enchanting album of piano work from Charles Mingus – one of a few he cut on the instrument, and quite different than his regular work on bass! Unlike the bold, angry role that Mingus would take on as a leader, the approach here is very personal and introspective – long ... (Jazz) read more CD
(UHQCD pressing!)
Also available Mingus Plays Piano – Spontaneous Compositions & Improvisations ... CD 8.99

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✨✧ Charles MingusMingus Plays Piano – Spontaneous Compositions & Improvisations ... CD
Impulse/MCA, 1963. Used ... $8.99
A surprisingly enchanting album of piano work from Charles Mingus – one of a few he cut on the instrument, and quite different than his regular work on bass! Unlike the bold, angry role that Mingus would take on as a leader, the approach here is very personal and introspective – long ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Mingus Plays Piano – Spontaneous Compositions & Improvisations ... CD 19.99

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✨✧ Charles MingusReevaluation: The Impulse Years ... LP
Impulse/ABC, Mid 60s/1973. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Nice 2LP set of Mingus' work for Impulse, with a fair complement of stuff that he did for the label – including the entire LP's worth of material from Black Saint & The Sinner Lady (which is always his toughest to find). This is a nice cheaply priced way to get that LP, and to get some ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Blue MitchellAfrican Violet/Summer Soft ... CD
Impulse, 1977/1978. Used 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Overlooked greatness from trumpeter Blue Mitchell – two 70s albums back to back! African Violet is sweet electric funk from Blue – recorded in a warm, largely arranged style that's reminiscent of the best Freddie Hubbard fusion work from the 70s – but which has an even tighter ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, tray card has a cutout hole.)

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Thelonious MonkPalo Alto ... CD
Universal/Impulse, 1968. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A lost live recording from the legendary Thelonious Monk Quartet of the 60s – done at a time when the group wasn't recording at all, as a small benefit at a high school in California! Yet despite that setting, the vibe here is as relaxed, open, and human as if the combo were playing at an ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkPalo Alto ... LP
Universal/Impulse, 1968. New Copy Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A lost live recording from the legendary Thelonious Monk Quartet of the 60s – done at a time when the group wasn't recording at all, as a small benefit at a high school in California! Yet despite that setting, the vibe here is as relaxed, open, and human as if the combo were playing at an ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Palo Alto ... CD 13.99

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Oliver NelsonBlues & The Abstract Truth ... CD
Impulse, 1961. Used ... $3.99
One of the all-time classics of early 60's mainstream jazz – and a beautiful record that showcases writing and arranging talents of Oliver Nelson! Nelson had been bumping around a variety of sessions before this one – as a leader, sideman, and arranger – but it was with this ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Oliver NelsonKennedy Dream – A Musical Tribute To John F Kennedy ... LP
Impulse, 1964. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $11.99
A great little album – a lot better than you might think from the concept! After the death of JFK, Oliver Nelson penned this extremely strong tribute to the man – featuring snippets of speeches made by Kennedy during his time in office as president, used as bridges between jazz based ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Oliver NelsonMore Blues & The Abstract Truth ... CD
Impulse, 1963. Used ... $3.99
Oliver Nelson's follow-up to his classic Blues & The Abstract Truth session for Impulse – and like that one, a tremendous little album – filled with deep tones and wonderful colors in sound! The group here's a bit larger than before – an ensemble that includes Phil Woods on ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print MCA pressing. Small cutout hole through case and artwork.)

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✨✧ Oliver NelsonSound Pieces ... CD
Impulse, 1966. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the most impressive albums ever from arranger Oliver Nelson – a set that really shows the full depth of his mighty talents! Side one features Nelson working with a larger orchestra – similar to the kind of ensemble he arranged for other artists in the 60s, but handled here with ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Oliver Nelson's Big BandLive From Los Angeles ... LP
Impulse, 1967. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $9.99
A unique little outing for Oliver Nelson – one that breaks him out of the familiar territory of the studio, and puts him in a much more spontaneous live setting! Nelson's playing soprano sax on the album – using the instrument in an edgey way that has echoes of Coltrane, yet which also ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Chico O'FarrillNine Flags ... LP
Impulse, 1966. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $29.99
Very groovy work from Chico – still very Latin at the core, but with lots of light 60s touches on top, ala the work of Gary McFarland, or some of the other groove-conscious arrangers for Verve and Impulse! Players on the set include Art Farmer, Clark Terry, JJ Johnson, Seldon Powell, and Pat ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Jackie ParisSong Is Paris ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1962. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A rare gem by singer Jackie Paris – an underrecorded LA singer from the 50s and 60s, with a sound and style that's somewhere between early Mark Murphy and later Bobby Troup! Paris has less of the vocalese approach of some of his contemporaries – and is also lacking the heavy vocal ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(UHQCD pressing!)
Also available Song Is Paris (Japanese pressing) ... CD 16.99

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Jackie ParisSong Is Paris (Japanese pressing) ... CD
MCA/Impulse (Japan), 1962. Used ... $16.99
A rare gem by singer Jackie Paris – an underrecorded LA singer from the 50s and 60s, with a sound and style that's somewhere between early Mark Murphy and later Bobby Troup! Paris has less of the vocalese approach of some of his contemporaries – and is also lacking the heavy vocal ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print, early 90's Japanese pressing.)

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✨✧ Oscar PettifordDeep Passion (with bonus tracks) ... CD
ABC/Impulse, 1956/1957. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A really wonderful little chapter in the rich, and all-too-short career of bassist Oscar Pettiford – larger group recordings done for ABC in the mid 50s! The sessions show Pettiford to be surprisingly great at such a format – leading a group through Gigi Gryce arrangements that have a ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, penmark through barcode & promotional stamp on CD.)
Also available Deep Passion ... CD 28.99

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✨✧ Sun RaAstro Black (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... CD
Impulse/Modern Harmonic, 1973. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the darkest Sun Ra albums of the early 70s – and a set that's also a bit unusual in his catalog as well! The album was issued during Ra's run with Impulse Records – a period that mostly saw the label reissue previous records from the Saturn catalog – save for a rare few ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Limited edition!)
Also available Astro Black (colored vinyl) ... LP 24.99

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Sun RaAstro Black (colored vinyl) ... LP
Impulse/Modern Harmonic, 1973. New Copy ... $24.99 25.99
One of the darkest Sun Ra albums of the early 70s – and a set that's also a bit unusual in his catalog as well! The album was issued during Ra's run with Impulse Records – a period that mostly saw the label reissue previous records from the Saturn catalog – save for a rare few ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(On colored vinyl!)

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Sun RaNubians Of Plutonia (Impulse pressing) ... LP
Impulse, 1959/1974. Very Good Gatefold ... $59.99
Impulse issue of an excellent Saturn session from 1959. Ra and the Arkestra are playing in a fine mix of straight jazz and spacey styles, with Ra on electric piano throughout the entire set. A few tracks have some great chanted vocals – and we're not sure if they're sung by one of the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Sun RaSpace Is The Place ... CD
Impulse, 1972. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A brilliant record by Sun Ra & The Arkestra – and an album that forever gave them a slogan to live by! The record's different than some of the other Arkestra work from the time – in that it's a bit tighter and more spiritual, more in keeping with the style of the Blue Thumb label, ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout mark, and front has a clear promo sticker.)

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Eric ReedMusicale ... CD
Impulse, 1996. Used ... $5.99
Features Nicholas Payton on trumpet and Wycliffe Gordon on trombone! (Jazz) CD
(Out of print. Digipack has light wear and a clear promo sticker on the front, barcode has a cutout mark.)

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Emil RichardsSpirit of 1976 ... LP
Impulse, Late 60s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $14.99
Excellent groovy jazz from the great Emil Richards! The legendary LA vibist is caught live at Donte's – and is playing with Dave Makay on piano and percussion, as well as a bunch of other LA hipsters. The general groove is more jazz oriented than Emil's other records, but still very nice. ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Sam RiversStreams ... LP
Impulse, 1973. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Classic live set for Impulse that marked Rivers' shift from a player who kept slightly inside in a modernist vein, to one who burst out in a very free style. Rivers plays long flowing lines on both flute and tenor, and he's backed by Cecil Mc Bee on bass and Norman Connors on drums. The whole LP ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Max RoachIt's Time ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1962. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Stunning! This is a beautiful album that's one of Max Roach's most powerful recordings, and a record that's been the inspiration for countless other imitations over the years. Roach leads a group with Richard Williams, Clifford Jordan, and Mal Waldron – and they're matched with a vocal ... (Jazz) read more CD
(UHQCD pressing!)

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✨✧ Sonny RollinsAlfie (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Impulse/Universal (Japan), 1965. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A beautiful soundtrack to the dark British comedy of the same name – starring a young Michael Caine! You might expect it to be a bit schmaltzy, but it's pure jazz all the way through, and features strong inside playing by Rollins over lively orchestrations by Oliver Nelson – filled ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, packaged in a heavy replica gatefold sleeve– includes obi!)

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✨✧ Sonny RollinsEast Broadway Run Down ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the most free-wheeling Sonny Rollins albums of the 60s – an album that features some very long, extended tracks that really break out from some of the straighter moments of Sonny's mid-60s recordings! The title track is an incredible 20 minute workout – one that almost feels ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Part of the "Impulse – The Masterworks" series! UHQCD pressing.)

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Sonny RollinsSonny Rollins On Impulse! ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1965. New Copy ... $22.99
A tremendous little album from Sonny Rollins – one of his most sharp-edged sessions of the mid 60s, and a bold departure from some of his previous work for RCA! The album has a crackling sense of energy that more than lives up to the exclamation point in the title – a starker quality ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Part of the "Impulse – The Masterworks" series! UHQCD pressing.)

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✨✧ Sonny RollinsSonny Rollins On Impulse! ... LP
Impulse, 1965. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
A tremendous little album from Sonny Rollins – one of his most sharp-edged sessions of the mid 60s, and a bold departure from some of his previous work for RCA! The album has a crackling sense of energy that more than lives up to the exclamation point in the title – a starker quality ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Sonny Rollins On Impulse! ... CD 22.99

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✨✧ Roswell RuddEverywhere ... LP
Impulse, 1966. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
One of the greatest albums ever from trombonist Roswell Rudd – an early Impulse Records session, cut right at a time when Rudd was a crucial part of the New York "new thing" scene in the 60s! The album's almost more of an ESP session from its lineup – which includes Giuseppi ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Pee Wee Russell & Oliver NelsonSpirit Of 67 ... LP
Impulse, 1967. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $24.99
One of the great albums that Pee Wee Russell recorded for Impulse during the late 60's, when they brought him back for some great comeback LPs in a number of different settings. This one has him playing as the main soloist with Oliver Nelson's orchestra. As with most of Nelson's work from the 60's ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Pee Wee Russell QuartetAsk Me Now! ... CD
Impulse, 1965. Used ... $8.99
A record that will blow your mind – way different than you might expect from the cover! Sure, Pee Wee was a bit of a traditionalist on his instrument – the clarinet – but he's working here in a starkly modern way that almost recalls some of the best 50s work of Jimmy Guiffre, or ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Pharoah SandersJewels Of Thought ... LP
Impulse, 1969. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $39.99
A wonderful reunion of Pharoah Sanders and vocalist Leon Thomas – and a set that captures a lot of the same energy as the pair's previous record – Karma! Thomas' vocals are in wonderful form for the set – stretching out soulfully on the extended classic "Hum-Allah-Hum-Allah-H ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Pharoah SandersKarma ... LP
Impulse, 1969. Very Good Gatefold ... $39.99
Quite possibly the best-remembered album from Pharoah Sanders' legendary run at Impulse Records – a set that crossed over big, and sold to countless folks who might not have bought a jazz album this hip otherwise! The record was Sanders' first in the wake of Coltrane's passing – and it' ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Pharoah SandersThembi ... CD
Impulse, 1971. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Classic spiritual soul jazz from Pharoah – recorded with an all star lineup that includes Lonnie Liston Smith, Cecil McBee, Roy Haynes, and Michael White. The album's got a strong influence from the members on the set – particularly Lonnie Liston Smith, who seems to bring in a very ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Pharoah SandersThembi ... CD
Impulse, 1971. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Classic spiritual soul jazz from Pharoah – recorded with an all star lineup that includes Lonnie Liston Smith, Cecil McBee, Roy Haynes, and Michael White. The album's got a strong influence from the members on the set – particularly Lonnie Liston Smith, who seems to bring in a very ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Shirley ScottDedication Series Vol 3 – Great Live Sessions ... LP
Impulse/ABC, 1964/1978. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
An excellent 70's issue that brings together the full set of material that was recorded live by Shirley at the Front Room, Newark, in 1964. The session's got Shirley's quartet with husband Stanley Turrentine on tenor, and the relaxed live material shows a side of the lovely organist that you didn't ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Shirley ScottFor Members Only ... LP
Impulse, 1964. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $16.99
Groovin' set of tracks that has the lady organist in two settings – one with her trio with Jimmy Cobb on drums, the other with a hard swingin' big band led by Oliver Nelson. She's great with Nelson's band, and swings in the same hard way that Jimmy Smith does in the same setting. Tracks ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Shirley ScottQueen Of The Organ ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1964. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Classic Hammond work from female organ legend Shirley Scott – in her best mode of the 60s! Here's the reasons: 1) The group features husband Stanley Turrentine on tenor, adding in some nice extra tones to Shirley's usual trio! 2 ) The rhythm section is Bob Cranshaw and Otis Finch – ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Part of the "Impulse – The Masterworks" series! UHQCD pressing.)

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Tom Scott & The California DreamersHoneysuckle Breeze ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1967. Used ... $26.99
A beautifully groovy album from the early days of one of our favorite reed players! Tom Scott's tenor, alto and soprano saxes, plus some flute, are set amidst a very groovy group that includes percussion, guitar, keyboards, sitar, and even some occasional vocalizing – for a sound that's got ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Shabaka & The AncestorsWe Are Sent Here By History ... CD
Impulse, 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
An amazing album from this soon-to-be-famous group – a set that's even more incredible than their previous record – and that one really knocked us out of the park! Tenorist Shabaka Hutchings is in tremendous territory here – recording for Impulse Records, and completely ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available We Are Sent Here By History ... LP 24.99

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✨✧ Shabaka & The AncestorsWe Are Sent Here By History ... CD
Impulse, 2020. Used ... Out Of Stock
An amazing album from this soon-to-be-famous group – a set that's even more incredible than their previous record – and that one really knocked us out of the park! Tenorist Shabaka Hutchings is in tremendous territory here – recording for Impulse Records, and completely ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Small cutout hole through case.)
Also available
We Are Sent Here By History ... CD 13.99
We Are Sent Here By History ... LP 24.99

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Shabaka & The AncestorsWe Are Sent Here By History ... LP
Impulse, 2020. New Copy ... $24.99 29.99
An amazing album from this soon-to-be-famous group – a set that's even more incredible than their previous record – and that one really knocked us out of the park! Tenorist Shabaka Hutchings is in tremendous territory here – recording for Impulse Records, and completely ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available We Are Sent Here By History ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ Archie Shepp5 Original Albums (Four For Trane/On This Night/Fire Music/Mama Too Tight/Way Ahead) (5CD set) ... CD
Impulse/Universal, Late 60s. New Copy 5 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
Groundbreaking work from Archie Shepp – 5 albums that helped define the Impulse Records sound of the 60s! First up is Four For Trane – an amazing Impulse debut from Archie Shepp – easily one of his boldest musical statements ever, and a key announcement to the world that a new ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Archie SheppAttica Blues ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... $19.99
A classic of spiritual, soulful jazz – and one of Archie Shepp's greatest albums! The set was recorded in New York after a few free and festive years in Paris, and it's an amazing about-face that has Archie stepping into a world of righteous, full-on, political, and funky themes – the ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Part of the "Impulse – The Masterworks" series! UHQCD pressing.)

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Archie SheppCry Of My People ... CD
Impulse, 1972. Used ... $8.99
One of the most righteous albums ever from Archie Shepp – a beautiful late Impulse set of grooves, and a record that matches the genius of Attica Blues! Shepp's working with a loose collective of players that includes Charles Greenlee, Harold Mabern, and Beaver Harris – plus vocalists ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, digipack pressing.)

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✨✧ Archie SheppFour For Trane ... CD
Impulse, 1964. Used ... $8.99
An amazing Impulse debut from Archie Shepp – easily one of his boldest musical statements ever, and a key announcement to the world that a new generation of modernists was on the rise! The album was co-produced by John Coltrane – who brought Shepp to the label, and almost gets out-done ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, digipack case has some edgewear.)

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Archie SheppKwanza ... CD
Impulse, 1969. Used ... $11.99
A brilliant little album from Archie Shepp – material recorded on a variety of dates at the end of the 60s, but packaged together as an extremely soulful set in the mid 70s! There's a feel here that rivals some of the best moments of the Attica Blues years – a mix of spiritual soul ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Archie SheppKwanza ... LP
Impulse, 1969/1974. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A brilliant little album from Archie Shepp – material recorded on a variety of dates at the end of the 60s, but packaged together as an extremely soulful set in the mid 70s! There's a feel here that rivals some of the best moments of the Attica Blues years – a mix of spiritual soul ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Kwanza ... CD 11.99

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Archie SheppLive In San Francisco ... CD
Impulse, 1966. Used ... $14.99
A great counterpart to some of Archie Shepp's studio albums for Impulse – a live date recorded in San Francisco, with a slightly freer, sharper edge! The sound is almost free at times, but always with that strong sense of focus that Archie brought to his brilliant work of the time – ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Archie SheppOn This Night ... CD
Impulse/GRP, 1965. Used ... $16.99
One of the best Shepp records ever, and one of his most successful blends of the disparate influences that comprised his style. The group is a bit smaller than usual – which gives good focus to players like Bobby Hutcherson, Henry Grimes, and Joe Chambers. Shepp contributed some of his most ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, GRP pressing with great bonus tracks!)

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✨✧ Archie SheppWay Ahead ... CD
Impulse/MCA, 1968. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Definitely the way ahead in jazz – back in the 60s, and well into the 21st Century too! Archie Shepp's in prime form here – working with a sextet that's awash in avant freedoms, but which always shows a great sense of restraint – just the right power gained from the new modes of ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Horace SilverHardbop Grandpop ... CD
Impulse, 1996. Used ... $4.99
A surprisingly great later album from Horace – with Steve Turre on trombone, Ronnie Cuber on baritone, Claudio Roditi on trumpet, and Michael Brecker on tenor. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print, cutout mark through digipack barcode.)

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✨✧ Zoot SimsWaiting Game ... CD
Impulse/Universal (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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 ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Part of the "Impulse – The Masterworks" series! UHQCD pressing.)

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Sonny StittNow ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... $19.99
A tight swinger from Sonny Stitt – one of the standout 60s dates he recorded for the Impulse label, a place where he seemed to get even more care and focus in the studio! The record's got all the soulful swing of Stitt's classics for Roost, but also hits a slightly more lyrical groove at ... (Jazz) read more CD
(UHQCD pressing!)

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Sonny Stitt & Paul GonsalvesSalt & Pepper ... LP
Impulse, 1963. Very Good Gatefold ... $14.99
Head to head blowing from Sonny Sitt and Paul Gonsalves – just the kind of twin-horn performance that Stitt was famous for in his live battle days, and one that also reminds us that Gonsalves can be a very loose swinger when he wants to be! The tracks are all long, and played with the sort ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Sonny Stitt & Paul GonsalvesSalt & Pepper (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Impulse, 1963. Used ... Out Of Stock
Head to head blowing from Sonny Sitt and Paul Gonsalves – just the kind of twin-horn performance that Stitt was famous for in his live battle days, and one that also reminds us that Gonsalves can be a very loose swinger when he wants to be! The tracks are all long, and played with the sort ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print. Digipack has a clear promo sticker on the front, mark through barcode.)
Also available Salt & Pepper ... LP 14.99

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✨✧ Gabor SzaboGypsy '66 ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1965. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of Gabor Szabo's best records – a hip small combo session, featuring backup by Gary McFarland, Sadao Watanabe, Richard Davis, and Willie Rodriguez – an odd kind of lineup, but one that goes well with the offbeat grooves of the set! The overall sound has lots of touches of the ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Part of the "Impulse – The Masterworks" series! UHQCD pressing.)

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✨✧ Gabor SzaboGypsy '66 ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1966. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Gabor Szabo's best records – a hip small combo session, featuring backup by Gary McFarland, Sadao Watanabe, Richard Davis, and Willie Rodriguez – an odd kind of lineup, but one that goes well with the offbeat grooves of the set! The overall sound has lots of touches of the ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, 1998 Japanese pressing.)

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Gabor SzaboMore Sorcery ... LP
Impulse, 1967. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $29.99
A great record that's sort of a follow-up to Gabor's excellent Sorcerer LP – and like that one, features long tracks that have a spiralling modal feel that's much more serious, much more grooving, and a lot less campish than some of his other albums of the time. The album features a two-guita ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gabor SzaboSorcerer ... CD
Impulse, 1967. Used ... $7.99
A key moment in the career of Hungarian guitarist Gabor Szabo – a player who'd already been making some great music in the group of Chico Hamilton, but who really cemented his reputation with the sound on this set! Right from the start, Gabor was always a guitarist with something very new, ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Gabor SzaboSorcerer/More Sorcery ... CD
Impulse, 1967. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A pair of enhanting Impulse sets from '67 – Sorceror and More Sorcery – together in a single set! Sorcerer is one of the best albums ever by the great Eastern European guitarist, and a groovy set of spiralling jazz tracks, recorded live at The Jazz Workshop with a two-guitar frontline, ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Gabor SzaboSpellbinder ... CD
Impulse, 1966. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Breezy brilliance from the legendary Gabor Szabo – and one of the grooviest albums the Hungarian guitarist recorded during the 60s! The set's almost a tightening up of the style that Szabo first brought to prominence in his work with Chico Hamilton – a sound that's got roots in gypsy ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, remastered digipak pressing.)

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✨✧ Gregory TardySerendipity ... CD
Impulse, 1998. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
With Tom Harrell & Russell Gunn on trumpet, Mulgrew Miller & Aaron Goldberg on piano ... (Jazz) CD
(Out of print, penmark through barcode & clear promotional sticker on digipack cover.)

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Billy TaylorMy Fair Lady Loves Jazz (Impulse pressing) ... CD
Impulse, 1957. Used ... $8.99
A great take on the score to the hit show My Fair Lady – heard here in one of the best jazz interpretations from the time! Billy Taylor really gets a great setting for the music here – one that moves past the more familiar small group takes on the tunes, and features soaring large ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Cecil Taylor Unit/Roswell Rudd SextetMixed ... CD
Impulse, 1961/1966. Used ... $8.99
A fantastic set – and one that didn't exist in this way during the vinyl years of Impulse Records! The package provides important early work from these two musicians who'd go onto shape the avant side of jazz in the 60s – three tracks that Cecil Taylor recorded with Gil Evans for the ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, penmark through barcode & clear promotional sticker on digipack cover.)

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✨✧ Cecil Taylor, Charles Tolliver, Grachan MoncurDedication Series Vol VIII – The New Breed ... LP
ABC/Impulse, Mid 60s/1978. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A two LP set from the 70s collecting some excellent "new thing" avant jazz moments from the Impulse vaults – including unreleased tracks from Charles Tolliver and Grachan Moncur! The first side features the Cecil Taylor Unit performing three numbers that were released on Gil Evans' ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Clark TerryHappy Horns Of Clark Terry ... CD
Impulse/GRP, 1964. Used ... $7.99
A really great little album – one that really gets at the bright, joyous feel that Clark Terry brings to his music! Despite the "happy" in the title – which might make you think this one would be a bit silly – the album's a pretty great record! Terry plays both trumpet ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, penmark through barcode.)

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Clark TerryHappy Horns Of Clark Terry/It's What's Happenin' ... CD
Impulse, 1965/1967. Used ... $6.99
Clark Terry in two modes – both recorded for Impulse Records in the 60s! The Happy Horns is a really great little album – one that really gets at the bright, joyous feel that Clark Terry brings to his music! Despite the "happy" in the title – which might make you think ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Bob Thiele & Gabor SzaboLight My Fire ... LP
Impulse, Late 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Excellent grooviness – and typical of the mad instrumental LPs that showed up on Impulse when they weren't cutting high-minded jazz! The record has a nice mix of easy funky jazz and pop psychedelia – performed by a range of groovy players conducted by Bob Thiele, and featuring Tom ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lucky ThompsonTricotism ... CD
GRP/Impulse, 1956. Used ... $12.99
Great material from the mid 50s – a mix of modern ideas of arrangement with the deeper soul of Lucky's horn! (Jazz) CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Stanley TurrentineLet It Go ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... $22.99
A rare non-Blue Note 60s date as a leader from Stanley Turrentine – recorded for Impluse when his (then) wife Shirley Scott was contracted to the label – and featuring the talents of both players on some very groovy tracks! The quartet features both Stan's tenor and Shirley's Hammond ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Part of the "Impulse – The Masterworks" series! UHQCD pressing.)

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Stanley TurrentineLet It Go ... CD
Impulse/GRP, 1966. Used ... $11.99
A rare non-Blue Note 60s date as a leader from Stanley Turrentine – recorded for Impluse when his (then) wife Shirley Scott was contracted to the label – and featuring the talents of both players on some very groovy tracks! The quartet features both Stan's tenor and Shirley's Hammond ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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McCoy TynerMcCoy Tyner Plays Ellington ... CD
Impulse/Universal (Japan), 1964. New Copy ... $22.99
McCoy plays Duke, with surprisingly great results – thanks to an expanded trio format that features lots of additional percussion! McCoy's on piano, working alongside Coltrane bandmates Jimmy Garrison on bass and Elvin Jones on drums – but the real charm of the record comes from Willie ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Part of the "Impulse – The Masterworks" series! UHQCD pressing.)
Also available McCoy Tyner Plays Ellington ... LP 19.99

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McCoy TynerMcCoy Tyner Plays Ellington ... LP
Impulse, 1964. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $19.99
Mc Coy plays Duke, with surprisingly great results – thanks to an expanded trio format that features lots of additional percussion! McCoy's on piano, working alongside Coltrane bandmates Jimmy Garrison on bass and Elvin Jones on drums – but the real charm of the record comes from ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available McCoy Tyner Plays Ellington ... CD 22.99

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✨✧ McCoy TynerNights Of Ballads & Blues ... CD
Impulse, 1963. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The title says it all – as McCoy works his way through a nicely restrained trio set of material that features bass by Steve Davis and drums by Lex Humphries! The tracks are perhaps not as spiritual and far-reaching as Tyner's later work – but they're handled with that richly expressive ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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McCoy TynerPlays John Coltrane – Live At The Village Vanguard ... CD
Impulse, 1997. Used ... $5.99
McCoy Tyner on piano, Greg Mraz on bass, and Al Foster on drums. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print, barcode has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ McCoy TynerToday & Tomorrow ... CD
Impulse/GRP, 1964. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great album from McCoy Tyner – a set that's steeped in the modal soulfulness of his years with John Coltrane, but also handled in a way that really has him breaking away from the pack a bit! Half the album's played with a trio that features Jimmy Garrison on bass – but the strongest ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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McCoy Tyner TrioReaching Fourth ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1962. New Copy ... $19.99
McCoy Tyner's definitely "reaching forth" here – stretching past obvious piano trio modes, thanks to hip help from Henry Grimes on bass and Roy Haynes on drums! The groove is very open and freewheeling – yet all without being avant or outside – those hip modal-inspired ... (Jazz) read more CD
(UHQCD pressing!)

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George Wein & The Newport All-StarsGeorge Wein & The Newport All-Stars ... LP
Impulse, Early 60s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $5.99
Trad jazz tunes played by a group led by Newport Jazz Fest impresario George Wein, and featuring players that include Ruby Braff, Marshall Brown, Bud Freeman, Pee Wee Rusell, and Bill Takas. Titles include "The Bends Blues", "Ja-Da", "Keepin Out Of Mischief Now", and ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Michael WhiteGo With The Flow ... LP
Impulse, 1974. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $19.99
A pretty hard-grooving set from Michael White – a mixture of funky fusion tracks and west coast soul jazz numbers, performed with bass, Fender Rhodes, guitar, and a heck of a lot of percussion! White's violin is grooving over the top of the more uptempo tracks, riffing away in washes of ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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