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✨✧ Beverly KenneyBeverly Kenny Sings With Jimmy Jones & The Basie-ites ... CD
Roost/Warner (Japan), 1957. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Bev Kenny sounds surprisingly great in this Basie-styled setting – one that has Jimmy Jones handling the keys instead of the Count – with added support from players who include Joe Newman on trumpet, Frank Wess on tenor and flute, and Freddie Green on guitar! Like most of Kenny's ... (Vocalists) read more CD
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✨✧ Johnny SmithDesigned For You ... CD
Roost/Warner (Japan), 1959. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Johnny Smith really helped bring the sound of jazz guitar to a huge audience in the 50s – and an album like this is a perfect demonstration of his subtle genius on the instrument! At a time when so many others were working the guitar with a hard-edged sound, Smith moves into territory that's ... (Jazz) read more CD
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Johnny SmithFlower Drum Song ... CD
Roost/Warner (Japan), Late 50s. New Copy ... About July 26, 2017 (delayed)
One of the more obscure sessions from jazz guitarist Johnny Smith – whose chromatic style turns out to be a surprisingly great fit for the material here! The group's a bit unusual, too – with Charles McCracken on cello, joining the trio with George Roumanis on bass and Mousie Alexander ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Johnny SmithGuitar & Strings ... CD
Roost/Warner (Japan), 1960. New Copy ... $14.99
A very special album from Johnny Smith – one of the few to feature his sublime guitar sound amidst a larger string setting – which only seems to emphasize the moodier, darker tones of his instrument! The album's a lot like his My Dear Little Sweetheart set – and, like that one, ... (Jazz) read more CD
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✨✧ Johnny SmithJohnny Smith Favorites ... CD
Roost/Warner (Japan), 1959. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Guitarist Johnny Smith in a sweet, laidback trio setting – just the kind of mode that's perfect for his gentle sense of color and tone – a style he virtually invented for jazz guitar in the 50s! The album's one of his classics for the Roost label, and it's a masterpiece in chromatic ... (Jazz) read more CD
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✨✧ Johnny SmithJohnny Smith Foursome Vol 2 ... CD
Roost/Warner (Japan), 1957. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The second record from Johnny Smith's "Foursome" group – a great ensemble that features Bob Pancoast on piano, in addition to Smith's guitar, the bass of George Roumanis, and drums of Mousie Alexander! The sound here still has the gentler feel of Smith's other Roost work, but the ... (Jazz) read more CD
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Johnny SmithJohnny Smith Plus The Trio ... CD
Roost/Warner (Japan), 1960. New Copy ... $9.99
A trio is helping out guitarist Johnny Smith – but, as with all of his other Roost Records of the time, the man himself is very far out in the lead – making real magic on the strings of his guitar, and playing with an effortless command of tone and color! Some moments of the record ... (Jazz) read more CD
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✨✧ Johnny SmithJohnny Smith Quartet ... CD
Roost/Warner (Japan), 1955. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Sublime guitar work from the great Johnny Smith – a musician who was years ahead of his time, and influenced a generation with his clean, clear tone on the instrument! Smith's in a perfect setting here – a Roost label quartet date that includes Bob Pancost on piano, George Roumanis on ... (Jazz) read more CD
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✨✧ Johnny SmithMy Dear Little Sweetheart ... CD
Roost/Warner (Japan), 1960. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the most obscure Johnny Smith albums for Roost – and one of the most striking, too! The album takes the sound of Johnny's guitar and backs it with some larger arrangements from Irwin Kostal – very mellow, and very string-laden – with a dreamy late nite quality that's even ... (Jazz) read more CD
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Johnny SmithReminiscing ... CD
Roost/Warner (Japan), Early 60s. New Copy ... About July 26, 2017 (delayed)
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Johnny SmithSound Of The Johnny Smith Guitar ... CD
Roost/Warner (Japan), 1960. New Copy ... $9.99
The Johnny Smith sound is a wonderful one – not just the sound that he makes with his groundbreaking work on the strings of the guitar, but also the way he records the instrument – which set a new standard in jazz guitar albums, and also helped pave the way for countless generations to ... (Jazz) read more CD
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✨✧ Sonny StittStitt Goes Latin ... CD
Roost/Warner (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Sonny Stitt goes Latin – and the results are tremendous! The set's still got all the soulful feel of the best Stitt sessions for Roost, but it brings in some nice Latin rhythms too – inflecting things with that blend of soul jazz and congas you might find over at Prestige or Blue Note, ... (Jazz) read more CD
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