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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleyCannonball Adderley & The Poll Winners ... CD
Riverside/Capitol, 1960. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Cannon's left his usual soul jazz combo for this album – and he's recording on the west coast with an all-star group that includes Wes Montgomery on guitar, Victor Feldman on vibes and piano, Ray Brown on bass, and Louis Hayes on drums. The sound's a bit different than usual – with a ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleyCannonball Takes Charge ... CD
Riverside/Capitol, 1959. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A hardbop classic from Cannonball Adderley – and one of his harder to find albums from the Riverside days! The set has Cannon playing without his usual group, in the context of an all-star batch of players that includes Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers, and Jimmy Cobb – who he worked with ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Cannonball AdderleyKnow What I Mean? (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... $6.99
Beautiful early work from Cannonball Adderley – and a record that's quite different than most of his better known sets from the time! The album's more spare and stripped-down than usual – with Cannon's alto in a quartet alongside Bill Evans on piano, Percy Heath on bass, and Connie Kay ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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✨✧ Cannonball AdderleyThings Are Getting Better ... LP
Riverside, 1958. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
An album that definitely lives up to its title – given the great change and evolution in the style of Cannonball Adderley's music – definitely pointed towards the soul jazz fame to come in the 60s! The group here has Adderley's alto in the company of some all-stars who may not be his ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing with obi.)
Also available Things Are Getting Better (SACD) ... CD 24.99

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Cannonball AdderleyThings Are Getting Better (SACD) ... CD
Riverside/Fantasy, 1958. Used ... $24.99
An album that definitely lives up to its title – given the great change and evolution in the style of Cannonball Adderley's music – definitely pointed towards the soul jazz fame to come in the 60s! The group here has Adderley's alto in the company of some all-stars who may not be his ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, hybrid SACD pressing – plays on regular players too!)

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Cannonball AdderleyWhat I Mean (Cannonball Adderley Quintet Plus/Know What I Mean?) ... LP
Riverside/Milestone, Early 60s. Sealed 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
Like so many Milestone 2-fers from the 70s, this set combines two excellent 60s hard bop LPs into one nice set! Both sides feature Adderley's trademark soul jazz hard bop hybrid, but in contexts that add a twist to the settings you might otherwise have heard Cannonball in. The first album's a ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Nat AdderleyMuch Brass ... LP
Riverside, 1959. Very Good- ... $12.99
Despite the "much brass" tag in the title, this album's really just a sextet session – and not a clunky big brass ensemble one. Cannonball's brother plays with a very swingin' sextet that includes the brassy touches of Slide Hampton on trombone and Laymon Jackson on tuba. Wynton ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Small blue label Bill Grauer Productions pressing, RLP 12-301, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has some wear and tape along the seams. Viny plays with a click on "Blue Concept".)

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✨✧ Nat Adderley & The Big Sax SectionThat's Right! ... CD
Riverside, 1960. Used ... $9.99
Nat's trumpet is backed up by the "big sax section" here – a trio of reed players that includes Yusef Lateef, Jimmy Heath, and Charlie Rouse, plus some additional baritone work by Tate Houston. The groove's pretty swinging – kind of in the mode of early work with Cannonball ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Nat Adderley & The Big Sax SectionThat's Right! ... LP
Riverside, 1960. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
Nat's trumpet is backed up by the "big sax section" here – a trio of reed players that includes Yusef Lateef, Jimmy Heath, and Charlie Rouse, plus some additional baritone work by Tate Houston. The groove's pretty swinging – kind of in the mode of early work with Cannonball ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label mono Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing with microphone logo and deep groove. Vinyl has marks that click a bit on "ESP" and "That's Right" plus some small press flaw bumps. Cover has some wear, aging, and splitting in the top seam.)
Also available That's Right! ... CD 9.99

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Chet BakerChet Baker In New York ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1958. Used ... $5.99
Quite a great session for Chet Baker – one that has him recording in New York, with a hip lineup that includes some incredibly soulful players! The tunes on the set feature Chet in either quartet or quintet formation – working with Johnny Griffin on tenor, Al Haig on piano, Paul ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Art Blakey's Jazz MessengersUgetsu – Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers At Birdland ... LP
Riverside, 1963. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
One of Art Blakey's best non-Blue Note albums of the 60s – a hard-wailing live set that fully exploits the best talents of the six-piece version of the Jazz Messengers! The group here is that tremendous sextet that featured Freddie Hubbard on trumpet, Curtis Fuller on trombone, Wayne Shorter ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)

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Peter BocageNew Orleans – The Living Legends – Peter Bocage With His Creole Serenaders & The Love-Jiles Ragtime Orchestra ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... $14.99
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(Out of print.)

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James Clay & David Fathead NewmanSound Of The Wide Open Spaces ... LP
Riverside, 1960. Very Good ... $14.99
Texas tenors locked in hard formation! The set's a wonderfully stripped-down set that has James Clay and David Fathead Newman playing head-to-head in a rootsy Texas tenor style jazz session – one that's a bit more open-ended and earthy than some of the faker tones on Newman's early work for ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing. Cover has a center split in the top seam.)

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Paul ClaytonBloody Ballads ... LP
Riverside, 1956. Very Good ... $2.99
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(Small blue label Bill Grauer Productions pressing with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has some ring & edge wear and a split top seam.)

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✨✧ Tadd DameronMagic Touch ... LP
Riverside, 1962. Near Mint- ... $9.99
One of Tadd Dameron's last true jazz sides – featuring the bop maestro composing, arranging, and conducting for a large group that includes Bill Evans, Johnny Griffin, Joe Wilder, Clark Terry, and Philly Joe Jones. There's a bit of Ellington in the album – with somber washes of mood ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)

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Kenny Dorham2 Horns/2 Rhythm (with bonus track) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1957. Used ... $8.99
Classic early work from Kenny Dorham as a leader – a brilliant set that sparkles with modern touches! The group's a quartet that pairs Kenny's trumpet with the alto sax of the late Ernie Henry – a perfect accompanist that brings out both the brightness in Kenny's horn, and the edgier ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey, Red Nichols, etcJazz Of The Roaring 20s – Dance Music Of The Charleston Era ... LP
Riverside (UK), Mid 20s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Rare music from the original California Ramblers group – including The Dorsey Brothers, Red Nichols, and Adrian Rollini! (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album

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Kenny DrewThis Is New ... CD
Riverside, 1957. Used ... $9.99
The "new" thing here is that Kenny's playing with horns – always a refreshing change from his trio sides, and a setting that really brings out an edgier side to his playing. About half the record features a quintet with Donald Byrd and Hank Mobley, plus Wilbur Ware on bass and GT ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke Ellington & Billy StrayhornGreat Times – Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn Piano Duets ... LP
Riverside, 1950/1964. Sealed ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A wonderful stripped-down set of piano work from Duke Ellington – presented here in an obscure set of duets recorded with Billy Strayhorn in 1950, finally issued as a full package by Riverside in the mid 60s – at a time when more folks seemed to be paying attention to Duke's stylings on ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing, with obi. Shrinkwrap has a promo sticker on back.)

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✨✧ Bill EvansEverybody Digs Bill Evans ... LP
Riverside, 1958. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Everybody Digs Bill Evans – or at least it certainly seems that way from the cover endorsements by Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderley, and Ahmad Jamal – but the real proof is in the record, and the set is a great one from Bill's classic years on Riverside! Evans is at the peak of his ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)

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✨✧ Bill EvansEverybody Digs Bill Evans (with bonus track) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1958. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Everybody Digs Bill Evans – or at least it certainly seems that way from the cover endorsements by Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderley, and Ahmad Jamal – but the real proof is in the record, and the set is a great one from Bill's classic years on Riverside! Evans is at the peak of his ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Bill EvansHow My Heart Sings ... LP
Riverside, 1962. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
Magical music from the very first note – the kind of record you need to hear if you've ever doubted the genius of Bill Evans! The sound here is subtle, and supple – but still often more revolutionary than that of the countless albums it inspired in years to come – and Evans is ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Turquoise label Orpheum Productions pressing.)

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✨✧ Bill EvansPortrait In Jazz (20 bit remaster – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1959. Used ... $4.99
A classic set to feature the Bill Evans Trio with the great Scott Lafaro on bass and Paul Motian on drums! Listening to the set we're reminded of what always brings us back to Evans' playing – a quality that's often described as moody, but which is really is quite spry and lively throughout ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Bill EvansSunday At The Village Vanguard (20bit remaster) ... CD
Riverside, 1961. Used ... $5.99
One of Bill Evans' landmark sessions with the young bassist Scott LaFaro – a player who made key contributions on every record he touched, then left this earth far too soon in his career! The live session's a perfect demonstration of the way that the Evans trio format not only re-worked the ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Bill EvansWaltz For Debby (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An incredible album from Bill Evans – and maybe THE record you need in your collection if you're trying to understand his contribution to jazz! The album's one of Evan's first sides from the Village Vanguard – and features the legendary trio that included Scott LaFaro on bass and Paul ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Johnny GriffinDo Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1963. Used ... $9.99
A moodier session than usual for Griff – but in a nice way – and one that's cut with Buddy Montgomery on vibes and piano, and handled in a laidback soul jazz mode that's a refreshing change from some of his sharper hardbop sides! Highlights include the extended original "Slow ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Johnny GriffinGuns Of Navarone/Soft & Furry ... 7-inch
Riverside, 1961. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo.)

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✨✧ Johnny GriffinLittle Giant ... LP
Riverside, 1959. Near Mint- ... $29.99
One of Johnny Griffin's hard blowing LPs as a leader for Jazzland – recorded with a crack lineup that includes Blue Mitchell on trumpet, Julian Priester on trombone, Wynton Kelly on piano, Sam Jones on bass, and Albert Heath on drums! This is the kind of work that the term "hard ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Maroon label stereo Orpheum pressing.)

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Carl HalenCarl Halen With The Washboard Five & Dixieland Rhythm Kings (10-inch LP) ... LP
Riverside, 1950s. Very Good+ ... $29.99
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(White label Bill Grauer pressing with microphone logo, deep groove, and "ear". Cover has some staining along the bottom and a strip of clear tape on the spine.)

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Carl Halen's Gin Bottle SevenGin Bottle Jazz ... LP
Riverside, 1957. Very Good- ... $1.99
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(Original white & blue label pressing with deep groove.)

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✨✧ Barry HarrisMagnificent! (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Riverside (Japan), 1969. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Subtle genius from pianist Barry Harris – an overlooked 60s set that showcases both Barry's tighter bop leanings and his even more wonderful lyrical side! The session's recorded with a relaxed energy that points the way towards freer Harris sides in years to come – but also still has ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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✨✧ Barry HarrisNewer Than New ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... Out Of Stock
An excellent early session from Barry Harris – one of his rarest, and a group side that features playing by two young bright stars, fellow Detroiter Charles McPherson on alto, and the talented Lonnie Hillyer on trumpet! The session's got a lot of lyrical flourishes, but the horn players also ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, cutout notch through spine.)

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✨✧ Barry HarrisNewer Than New ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
An excellent early session from Barry Harris – one of his rarest, and a group side that features playing by two young bright stars, fellow Detroiter Charles McPherson on alto, and the talented Lonnie Hillyer on trumpet! The session's got a lot of lyrical flourishes, but the horn players also ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing, with silver text, microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has light wear and some aging.)

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✨✧ Barry HarrisPreminado ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... Out Of Stock
An album that's as evocative as its title – one that features a young Barry Harris stepping out with the kind of sound that first got him noticed right away! There's a bit of a bop influence in the way he hits the keys on the set, but the overall approach is often more lyrically soulful ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Barry HarrisPreminado ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
An album that's as evocative as its title – one that features a young Barry Harris stepping out with the kind of sound that first got him noticed right away! There's a bit of a bop influence in the way he hits the keys on the set, but the overall approach is often more lyrically soulful ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)

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✨✧ Coleman HawkinsHawk Flies High ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1957. Used ... Out Of Stock
A key album in the reintroduction of Coleman Hawkins in the late 50s – recorded in a style that still bears a lot of traces of earlier years, but at a time when Hawk was being claimed as a key influence by a variety of younger modernists! The set's got a sense of freedom that's really ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ernie HenryLast Chorus ... LP
Riverside, 1956. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A fitting title for a wonderful record – the last album issued under the name of altoist Ernie Henry – an amazing 50s player who recorded famously with Thelonius Monk, but only got to make a handful of his own dates before an untimely early death! The posthumous release brings together ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s OJC pressing.)

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Lenny HermanDance Party! ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Very Good- ... $3.99
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(White & blue label Bill Grauer Productions pressing with deep groove. Cover has some pen on back.)

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✨✧ Elmo HopeHope-Full ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1961. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of the clearest portraits of the genius of Elmo Hope on record – a rare later album of mostly solo piano work, plus a few tunes that feature Elmo duetting with wife Bertha! There's no other backing on the set – just Elmo on piano, playing in an angular mode that's some of his most ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Alberta Hunter & Lovie AustinChicago – The Living Legends – Alberta Hunter With Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Sealed ... $9.99
Two great female blues talents, recorded at a time when they were still alive and well in Chicago – Alberta Hunter on vocals, and Lovie Austin on piano! (Blues) LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed OBC pressing, with review sticker. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Milt JacksonBags & Brass (aka For Someone I Love) ... LP
Riverside, 1966. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A surprisingly nice pairing – the vibes of Milt Jackson and some larger horn backings that fall heavy on the trumpet and trombone side of the spectrum! The sound's not nearly as heavy or hokey as you'd expect – thanks to arrangements by Melba Liston – and the horns do a nice job ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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Milt JacksonBig Bags – Milt Jackson Orchestra ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. Used ... $5.99
A sweet larger group session from vibist Milt Jackson – proof that he was really trying to stretch his wings, and get into new things during the 60s! The set's got Milt working with some great help from Tadd Dameron and Ernie Wilkins on larger group arrangements – nicely swinging ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Milt Jackson & Wes MontgomeryBags Meets Wes! (20 bit remaster) ... CD
Riverside, 1961. Used ... $5.99
A beautiful combination we'd like to hear more of – one that comes from the meeting of Milt Jackson's vibes and the guitar of Wes Montgomery – both recorded here in easygoing brilliance! The session's a nice break from the usual sound of both players at the time – and although ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, includes slipcase.)

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Budd JohnsonBudd Johnson & The Four Brass Giants ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1960. Used ... $6.99
Budd Johnson was one of those players from the old days who was continually drawing praise from younger and hipper musicians – crediting Budd with a tone and talent that was forever an inspiration to them. Case in point is this 1960 session, issued as part of the hip Cannonball Adderley ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Sam JonesChant ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Very Good ... $24.99
Early genius from Sam Jones – the kind of record that showed the world that he was way more than just a bass player – even though he was pretty darn great at that! At the time of the set, Sam was already raising plenty of ears with his work in the Cannonball Adderley group, an outfit ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Bill Grauer pressing, with microphone logo & deep groove. Cover has a split spine, some splitting on the top seam, and some pen on the back.)

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Sam JonesSoul Society ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1960. Used ... $29.99
A fantastic lost soul jazz groover! The record is clearly one of the best ever cut by this fantastically overlooked bass player – and it's filled with a great set of players that includes Bobby Timmons, Nat Adderley, Charles Davis, and Jimmy Heath. The whole thing leaps along with that ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Clifford JordanSpellbound ... CD
Riverside (Japan), 1960. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Clifford Jordan certainly leaves us Spellbound with this set – playing with an amazing tone that's arguably one of his deepest on record from the early days! The set's got a relaxed, open feel that really points the way towards the growth Jordan would experience in the 70s – and his ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Bev KellyBev Kelly In Person ... LP
Riverside, 1960. Very Good+ ... $14.99
We're always big fans of Bev Kelly's work, but this album is way hipper than the usual vocal album of its type from the time – thanks to a sweet little lineup that features Pony Poindexter on alto sax and Flip Nunez on piano! The presence of Poindexter's horn is always a treat, on the ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing, RLP 345, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Wynton KellyKelly Blue ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1959. Used ... $5.99
A great little session from Wynton Kelly – one that has him breaking out of the lyrical roots of his trio work, and hitting some harder notes as a leader of a larger hardbop group! The album features Kelly working in both trio and sextet format – the latter with players who include Nat ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Wynton KellyWynton Kelly Piano (aka Whisper Not) ... LP
Riverside, 1958. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A surprisingly wonderful set from Wynton Kelly – really fluid and swinging, and with a unique approach on half the material! The core group of the set features Kenny Burrell on guitar, Paul Chambers on bass, and Philly Joe Jones on drums – but then Jones sits it out on the second side ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)

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Rod Levitt OrchestraDynamic Sound Patterns Of The Rod Levitt Orchestra ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1964. Used ... $12.99
"Dynamic" is right – as Rod's one of the hippest large group arrangers of his time! The album's a really wonderful record that features Rod leading an octet with a distinctly modern touch – almost building off the styles of Kenton groups of the 50s, but with more of the ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Abbey LincolnAbbey Is Blue ... LP
Riverside, 1959. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Key early work by Abbey – no so much the "blue" album you'd guess from the title, but a session that's filled with the kind of anger and emotion that makes us love her so much when she's this good! The group here is very hip – an ensemble brought to the date by her then-partne ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)

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✨✧ Abbey LincolnIt's Magic ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1958. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Early work by Abbey – recorded in a mode that's straighter than she'd sound a few years later – less angry, more like other jazz vocalists of the time, but still with that unmistakable Abbey Lincoln quality in the voice! The arrangements on the set are by Benny Golson – using ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Abbey LincolnThat's Him! ... CD
Riverside (Japan), 1957. Used ... $11.99
One of Abbey Lincoln's earliest albums – an all star session recorded with backing by Kenny Dorham, Sonny Rollins, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers, and Max Roach! Abbey's still pretty straight at this point – singing a variety of wispy love songs and emotional tunes – but she's also ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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Mundell LoweTacet For Neurotics – The Music Of Alec Wilder ... LP
Riverside/Offbeat, 1956. Very Good ... $4.99
Less of a jazz effort than some of Lowe's other albums of the time – with a focus on the compositional work of Alec Wilder, featuring 12 new tunes written specially for the album, jazzy, but also with some more expansive soundtrack touches. Players include Lowe, Joe Wilder, Don Hammond, Milt ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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✨✧ Mundell Lowe/Barbara Lea/Tony BurrelloThis Could Lead to Love – Love Songs In High Fidelity ... LP
Riverside, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
An unusual record, with three different groupings of tracks – trio work with Mundell Lowe on guitar, George Duvivier on bass, and Jack Greenberg on English horn; vocals from Barbara Lea, with backing by a quintet led by Billy Taylor on piano; and solo piano from Tony Burrello. (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Small blue label Bill Grauer Productions pressing with microphone logo. Cover looks great, with just a small section of gloss separtaion at the spine.)

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Herbie MannSultry Serenade ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1957. Used ... $6.99
An early record by Herbie Mann, and one that offers a nice treat – bass clarinet! Although Herbie made his fame in the 60s with his Latiny flute playing, he was also a darn good bass clarinetist, and he plays both instruments on this rare early session from 1957. The bass clarinet doesn't ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Lenny McBrowne & The Four SoulsEastern Lights ... LP
Riverside, 1960. Very Good ... $24.99
A really compelling little album – the only one as a leader we've seen from Lenny McBrowne, a drummer who worked with Roland Kirk and some other left of center players in the 60s! The album's got a nice blend of modern and soul jazz themes – and was one of those excellent "Cannonba ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono blue label Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing without deep groove. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Blue MitchellBlue's Moods ... LP
Riverside, 1960. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An early session as a leader from trumpeter Blue Mitchell – recorded during his glory years with Horace Silver! Unlike his other records, which usually have him in the company of another horn player, this set's got him carrying the full horn solo load by himself – working in a quartet, ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has some light edge wear, looks great otherwise.)

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✨✧ Blue MitchellSure Thing ... LP
Riverside, 1962. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A hip session from Blue – one that points the way towards some of his later work on Blue Note, and which features a larger than usual group arranged by Jimmy Heath. As on some of Heath's other projects from the time, the groove is tight and soulful, but never so dominant as to overwhelm the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono blue label Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has a very small stain at the bottom of the spine and light surface wear.)

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✨✧ Blue MitchellTurquoise/Capers ... 7-inch
Riverside, 1962. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Thelonious Monk5 By Monk By 5 ... LP
Riverside, 1959. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Monk Monk Monk! A classic, with a lively quintet that includes Thad Jones, Sam Jones, Art Taylor, and the amazing Charlie Rouse, here just beginning a very fruitful association with Monk – and really adding a lot to the session with some incredible tenor work that's as angular and modern as ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with insert.)

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Thelonious MonkBest Of Thelonious Monk ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
As the title implies, some of Monk's finest sides for Riverside, collected when the label was under the umbrella of ABC records. The record's a nice, if brief overview of Monk's pre-Columbia years, one of his most fertile and groundbreaking periods. 6 numbers in all, with a quartet reading of ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a small cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkBrilliance (Brilliant Corners/5 By Monk By 5) ... LP
Riverside/Milestone, 1956. Sealed 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Two classic Riverside Monk LPs, reissued together in one nice set! Brilliant Corners was a real comeback for Monk from the late 50s, and a record that features some of his best writing for horns! The group is incredible – bringing together Clark Terry, Sonny Rollins, and Ernie Henry – ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Thelonious MonkBrilliant Corners ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1956. Used ... $3.99
A brilliant title for this brilliant album from Thelonious Monk – a set that really has him coming back strongly in the second half of the 50s – with a new talent for arrangements that really goes past his previous work! Monk's piano and compositions are every bit as great as before ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Brilliant Corners (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 14.99

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Thelonious MonkBrilliant Corners (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Riverside (Japan), 1956. Used ... $14.99
A brilliant title for this brilliant album from Thelonious Monk – a set that really has him coming back strongly in the second half of the 50s – with a new talent for arrangements that really goes past his previous work! Monk's piano and compositions are every bit as great as before ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print – and includes obi!)
Also available Brilliant Corners ... CD 3.99

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkMisterioso (Riverside) (20 bit remaster with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside, 1958. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A key classic from Thelonious Monk's years at Riverside – and an album that's as compelling as its haunting title! The session features Thelonious working with a great quartet that includes Johnny Griffin on tenor, playing these wonderfully angular lines; Ahmed Abdul-Malik on bass, working ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, includes slipcase.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkMonk's Music (20 bit remaster – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside, 1957. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A landmark in jazz – easily one of Thelonious Monk's greatest albums ever, and a magical crossroads of talents that brings together a variety of jazz traditions! The work is performed by an ambitious Monk septet that includes both Coleman Hawkins and John Coltrane on tenor – and if you' ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, includes slipcase.)

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Thelonious MonkPanorama ... LP
Riverside, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $16.99
Titles include "Blue Monk", "Nutty", "Round Midnight", "Brilliant Corners", "Off Minor" and more. (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkRiverside Trios (Thelonious Monk Plays Duke Ellington/The Unique Thelonious Monk) ... LP
Riverside/Milestone, 1955/1956. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
2 great trio sides by Thelonious, collected for reissue by Milestone. The Unique Thelonious Monk's billed as "very personal treatments of great standards" – and it's a great twist on familiar material, all given the Thelonius touch! There's less of Monk's creative composition and ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Thelonious MonkThelonious Himself ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1957. Used ... $4.99
A classic outing of solo piano by Thelonious Monk – a format that wasn't used often, but which always made for some really compelling work! Monk in this mode is often different than the bolder leader of a trio or larger group – and there's a more introspective quality to the record ... (Jazz) read more CD
(CRC pressing.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkThelonious Himself (Keepnews collection – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside, 1957. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A classic outing of solo piano by Thelonious Monk – a format that wasn't used often, but which always made for some really compelling work! Monk in this mode is often different than the bolder leader of a trio or larger group – and there's a more introspective quality to the record ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Small cutout hole through rear case and tray card.)
Also available Thelonious Himself ... CD 4.99

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Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk Orchestra At Town Hall (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Riverside (Japan), 1959. Used ... $14.99
A unique large group effort from Thelonious Monk – but one that bristles with all the angular energy of his other great work for Riverside! The group here is a tentet – filled with excellent players who include Donald Byrd, Phil Woods, Pepper Adams, Eddie Bert, Robert Northern, and ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk Plays Duke Ellington ... LP
Riverside, 1955. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Thelonious Monk plays the music of Duke Ellington – but as you can imagine, the sound here is quite different than usual! At a time when Ellington was working mostly in large group format for the mainstream, Monk's presentation of his standards in trio format is a wonderful way to unlock ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing.)

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkUnique Thelonious Monk ... LP
Riverside, 1956. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The session's billed as "very personal treatments of great standards" – and it's a great twist on familiar material, all given the Thelonius touch! There's less of Monk's creative composition and angular group arrangements going on here – and instead, the album's almost a ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing, with obi.)

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Thelonious Monk & Gerry MulliganMulligan Meets Monk (20 bit remaster – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside, 1957. Used ... $8.99
An unlikely pair, but a great one here – and the record's one of those few magical moments where bringing together unusual partners actually works! Mulligan's cool hardly seems a match for Monk's angular modernism, but together the players seem to strike a middle ground that resonates with ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, includes slipcase.)

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Wes MontgomeryBest Of Wes Montgomery (Riverside) ... LP
Riverside, Late 50s/Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
A collection of sides cut in the early 60s by Wes for Riverside, collected later when the label was owned by ABC. There's a couple of cuts in a nice organ trio feature the great Mel Rhyne "Round Midnight" and "Yesterdays", plus several that feature his brothers Buddy and Monk ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Wes MontgomeryBoss Guitar ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1963. Used ... Out Of Stock
Early greatness from Wes Montgomery – and a session that's got a gritty edge that takes Wes back to his Indianapolis roots! The album's one of the few of the time to feature the unsung Hammond hero Mel Rhyne – a player who worked with Wes at his start, but has only gotten stronger ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Boss Guitar (20 bit remaster) ... CD 6.99

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✨✧ Wes MontgomeryBoss Guitar (20 bit remaster) ... CD
Riverside, 1963. Used ... $6.99
Early greatness from Wes Montgomery – and a session that's got a gritty edge that takes Wes back to his Indianapolis roots! The album's one of the few of the time to feature the unsung Hammond hero Mel Rhyne – a player who worked with Wes at his start, but has only gotten stronger ... (Jazz) read more CD
(BMG music club pressing.)

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✨✧ Wes MontgomeryFull House ... LP
Riverside, 1962. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
With grooves this great, the house must have been full – and the album's a gem of an early live date by Wes Montgomery, recorded in Berkeley with a quartet that includes Johnny Griffin on tenor, Wynton Kelly on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Jimmy Cobb on drums! The tunes have a nicely ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo Bill Grauer Productions Inc pressing with microphone logo, RLP 9434. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Wes MontgomeryFull House (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
With grooves this great, the house must have been full – and the album's a gem of an early live date by Wes Montgomery, recorded in Berkeley with a quartet that includes Johnny Griffin on tenor, Wynton Kelly on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Jimmy Cobb on drums! The tunes have a nicely ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Wes MontgomeryGuitar On The Go (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Riverside, Early 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Nothing fancy, but a wonderfully stripped-down session that has an early Wes working with his original group that included Mel Rhyne on organ. The album's one of the few from the time that allow you to hear Rhyne grooving away in a down-home Indiana style – and the set list is made up of ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Wes MontgomeryIncredible Jazz Guitar Of Wes Montgomery (20 bit remaster) ... CD
Riverside, 1960. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
They're not kidding with the title of this one – because although the record was only Wes Montgomery's second album as a leader, he was already making plenty of waves with the sound of his guitar! The session lines Wes up with the very tight rhythm team of Tommy Flanagan on piano, Percy ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Wes MontgomerySo Much Guitar! (gold CD pressing) ... CD
Riverside/DCC, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
So much guitar – but never too much, given that Wes was the real master of sound and space, even at this early point in his career! The album's one that tries to break Montgomery from some of his smaller combo albums for Riverside, and pair him with a few bigger names – Hank Jones on ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, gold CD pressing – mastered by Steve Hoffman! Includes the original lift-lock case which has a shallow cutout notch but is in great shape!)

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✨✧ Wes MontgomeryWes Montgomery Trio (aka A Dynamic New Jazz Sound) ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1959. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Wes Montgomery's first album as a leader – a relatively obscure set that has him playing in a trio with Indianapolis bandmates Mel Rhyne on organ and Paul Parker on drums – a mode that strongly recalls Montgomery's roots in the Indy scene at the time! If you only know the later, famous ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Wes Montgomery TrioPortrait Of Wes ... LP
Riverside, Early 60s. Sealed ... Out Of Stock
Early work by Wes – cut with his early trio that included the wonderful Melvin Rhyne on organ! The sound is tight and freer than some of Wes' later recordings – a bit more in the pocket, too, showing the roots of the Indianapolis scene from which Wes was just emerging at the time. ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing – still sealed with info sticker. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Mark MurphyThat's How I Love The Blues ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1962. Used ... $5.99
Given what a freewheeling, open-minded, and lyrical jazz singer Mark Murphy is, it's hard to imagine him really loving "the blues" – and fortunately, most of that love is extended in the title, because the album itself is less of the blues effort that you might think. True, the ... (Vocalists) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Sal NisticoComin On Up ... LP
Riverside, 1961. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
An early 60s session by tenorist Sal Nistico – a great player who spent most of his life in bigger bands, but who also knew how to shine on small group settings like these! With Sal Amico, Barry Harris, Bob Cranshaw, and Vinnie Ruggero – all of whom make Sal cook a lot more than usual, ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Bill Grauer pressing with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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Bill PerkinsQuietly There ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1966. Used ... $13.99
Amazing work from west coast saxophonist Bill Perkins – playing here in a mode that's quite different than his more famous 50s recordings! The style here is almost one you'd hear on late 60s A&M Records – definitely "quietly there", with a blend of Perkins' reeds and ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Bill PerkinsQuietly There ... LP
Riverside/ABC, 1966/1970. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Amazing work from west coast saxophonist Bill Perkins – playing here in a mode that's quite different than his more famous 50s recordings! The style here is almost one you'd hear on late 60s A&M Records – definitely "quietly there", with a blend of Perkins' reeds and ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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Red Onion Jazz BandDance Off Both Your Shoes In Hi Fi ... LP
Riverside, 1958. Very Good ... $2.99
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(Small blue label Bill Grauer Productions pressing, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has clear tape on the spine.)

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✨✧ Freddie ReddSan Francisco Suite ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1957. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Very different work than Freddie Redd's firey albums for Blue Note – a set of trio tunes that are distinctly modern, but done with a much more laidback approach. Freddie's style here has a bit of the late nite barroom feel – with some great blue notes and sadness stepping out from the ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Max RoachDeeds Not Words (second cover) ... LP
Riverside, 1958. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
A seminal set from Max Roach – the start of his more righteous stretch in jazz, as you might guess from the title of the album! At some level, the record's got a bit of the feel of the post-Clifford Brown Mercury years from Roach – but at another, it's stretching out towards the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(60s ABC/Riverside stereo pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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George RussellGeorge Russell Sextet featuring Don Ellis & Eric Dolphy ... LP
Riverside/ABC, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A late 60s issue of material from some of Russell's earlier albums on Riverside – great sides from the early 60s featuring Russell at the head of a group of some of the better young modernists of the age, like Ellis, Dolphy, Pete La Roca, and Steve Swallow. The record features Russell-conceiv ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some notes in pen on back.)

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Clark TerryDuke With A Difference ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1957. Used ... $9.99
Hmmm . . . Don't know what the "difference" is here, given that the set was one of a number of Duke-inspired sessions of the late 50s, but given that Terry was a big force in the best ones, and that he's working here with some of Duke's best players, we'll give the set a thumbs up! The ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Clark TerryTop & Bottom Brass ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1960. Used ... $19.99
Clark Terry's breezy trumpet is paired with Don Butterfield's tuba for a real "top and bottom" session of brassy jazz. The two of them are backed by a sharp rhythm section that includes Jimmy Jones on piano, Sam Jones on bass, and Art Taylor on drums. The set's got a lot of nice ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Kid ThomasNew Orleans – The Living Legends – Kid Thomas & His Algiers Stompers Featuring Emile Barnes ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1960. Used ... $11.99
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(Out of print.)

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Eddie Cleanhead VinsonHold It/Back Door Blues ... 7-inch
Riverside, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Randy WestonGet Happy With The Randy Weston Trio ... LP
Riverside, 1955. Very Good ... $28.99
An early full length album by Randy Weston – one that mostly features tunes by other composers, all given a slightly modern twist at the piano! The style here isn't as arch-modern or African-inspired as some of Weston's other 50s work – but it's still plenty darn great, and very much ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Small blue label/silver text pressing, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has light wear, a bit of seam splitting, and some tape on the top seam.)

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Randy WestonJazz A La Bohemia ... LP
Riverside, 1956. Very Good+ ... $99.99
Key early work from the great Randy Weston – a live performance from Cafe Bohemia, featuring an unusual group that includes Ahmed Abdul-Malik on bass and Cecil Payne on baritone sax! The presence of Payne makes the record more than just an angular piano trio outing, and allows Weston to ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White & blue label Bill Grauer Productions pressing, RLP 12-232, with microphone logo and deep groove. Cover has light wear and aging.)
 
 



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