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✨✧ Nam June PaikWorks 1958-1979 ... CD
Sub Rosa, Late 50s/1960s/1970s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great collection of musical work by Nam June Paik – the artist who's probably best known to most for his groundbreaking video work, and his relationship to the Fluxus movement – but who was also an important student of John Cage, and used a lot of great experimental music in his own work. A number of the pieces on the set are piano-based, and a few others feature tape/sound collages that get pretty way out. Titles include "Hommage A John Cage", "Etude For Piano Forte", "Prepared Piano For Merce Cunningham", and "Duett Paik/Takis". CD
(Out of print.)
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✨✧ VariousWhat's Your Name? Doo Wop Dedications To The Girls Of The 1950s ... CD
Relic, 1950s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Includes tracks from Five Satins, The Starlites, The Travelers, The Academics, The Bop Tones, The Sputniks, The Love Notes, Dreamlovers, The Four Buddies, and The Rainbows. CD
(Out of print. Appears to be a CDr.)

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JD AllenMatador & The Bull ... CD
Savant, 2012. Used ... $8.99
The title's not a metaphoric one – or at least not entirely so, as this set of original tracks by JD Allen draws strong inspiration from the art of bullfighting – but then also moves on to deeper musings on movement and choice – cast out perfectly by the expert trio on the set! Allen's tenor is already dynamic enough – but it's really set fire here by the bass of Gregg August and drums of Rudy Royston, who propel the original compositions with a deep sense of color and soul that really matches JD's horn – the kind of tenor trio effort that hearkens back to the initial late 50s experiments in the format by Sonny Rollins, but grows to encompass all the changes that have taken place since then! Titles include "Paseillo", "Cathedral", "Suite Of Lights", "Ring Shout", and "Muleta". CD

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Louis ArmstrongSatchmo The Great (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1957. Used ... $2.99
Music from the film of the same name – with some extracts from the film, too! CD
(Out of print.)

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Clarice AssadImaginarium ... CD
Adventure Music, 2014. Used ... $3.99
Sublime vocals from Clarice Assad – a singer who's got some ties to older Brazilian traditions, but who also really makes things all her own – with a dynamic sense of phrasing that's perfectly backed up by some equally great instrumentation! Clarice handled all the arrangments – which blend flute, strings, vocals, and lots of deft percussion – but always in this lean way that moves along effortlessly with her beautiful vocals. The approach has all the fresh appeal of Joyce at her best – although Clarice is quite different overall, and often open to a much wider range of influences. Titles include "De Perna Pro Ar", "Passaros", "Fantasia", "Tempestade", "Why", "Lachrimae", "Dedezinha De Maio", and "Revolta Das Flores". CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Albert AylerMy Name Is Albert Ayler ... CD
Freedom/Tokuma (Japan), 1963. Used ... $29.99
A key early album by Albert Ayler – a mindblowing record even all these many years later, and a key introduction of Ayler's music to the rest of the world! The set begins with a compelling spoken introduction from Albert – really taking the time to introduce himself and his new approach to jazz – then rolls into searing sounds on tenor and soprano sax, played with accompaniment from a European trio that has Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass, Niels Bronsted on piano, and Ronnie Gardier on drums. A number of the tunes are standards – used by Ayler here in ways that are similar to some of Cecil Taylor's initial recordings – as a way of marking his own different in jazz, before setting out on his own compositions in years to come. Given the quartet setting, there's less of the locked horns and rhythms of some of Ayler's ESP recordings to come – but the difference in format also makes the album a real standout in his catalog, too. Titles include "Bye Bye Blackbird", "Summertime", "On Green Dolphin Street", and "CT". CD
(Out of print.)

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BamboleoTe Gusto O Te Caigo Bien ... CD
Ahi-Nama, 1997. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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BeatlesSgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band ... CD
Capitol/Apple, 1967. Used ... $4.99
Hard to deny the lasting power of this crucial album from The Beatles – a set that unleashed some of their trippiest sounds and most tender moments too! The mix of wit and honesty is wonderful – and the sonic range is dynamic as the archetypal cover image – a package that's had an undeniable impact on modern music for the past few decades! Titles include "With A Little Help From My Friends", "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds", "She's Leaving Home", "Lovely Rita", "When I'm Sixty Four", "A Day In The Life", and "Fixing A Hole". CD
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Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band ... LP 34.99
Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (2LP anniversary edition – with bonus tracks) ... LP 36.99
Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (2CD deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD 23.99

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Art BlakeyMoanin' (RVG remastered edition – with bonus track) ... CD
Blue Note, 1958. Used ... $5.99
One of Art Blakey's first true moments of genius! This transitional version of the Jazz Messengers included two parts – Lee Morgan and Bobby Timmons – of the holy Morgan/Shorter/Timmons trilogy, and it's also got the added bonus of Benny Golson on tenor, who was at the height of his power at this point. The record really shines in ways that few Blakey albums shone since his days with Horace Silver – in that it's a forum for fresh new writing, most importantly Golson's landmark compositions "Blues March" and "Along Came Betty", and Timmons' instant classic "Moanin". The whole album's wonderful, though, and Golson's edgey modernism adds a strong dimension to the group's usual soulful romping groove! (And in fact, as a tribute to the group's success, the album was initially named Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, but quickly retitled Moanin in this version, after the big hit single!) CD also features a bonus version of "Moanin" and a warm-up track between Lee & Rudy. CD

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Art Blakey & The Jazz MessengersArt Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Au Club St. Germain 1958 ... CD
RCA (France), 1958. Used 2 CDs ... $19.99
Seminal work from Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers – recorded at a time when that group was really coming together! After a slightly wayward year of 1957, when the Messengers had a different lineup away from Blue Note, Art re-forged the group for the end of the 50s with a rock-solid array of players – including a young Lee Morgan on trumpet and Bobby Timmons on piano, plus Benny Golson on tenor, with a sense of arrangement that really helps give the group some focus – while still letting the solos open up in a live setting like this! All tracks are long, and played with lots of fire – and the kind of amazing open-ended solos that the group could cook up whenever they were working in a live environment. The tracks are great too – as Benny Golson rewrote "Blues March" into "Blues March For Europe No 1", and Bobby Timmons contributed "Moanin With Hazel", a new version of "Moanin". Other titles include Bill Hardman's "Politely", Benny Golson's "Along Came Manon" and "Out Of The Past", Monk's "We Named It Justice", and the perennial Jazz Messenger favorite, "Like Someone In Love", a track that Blakey always manages to make come alive with new energy that you'd never expect! 2CDs, featuring all the tracks from the initial 3 LP series! CD
(Out of print. In great shape.)

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Paul Bley/Ornette ColemanFabulous Paul Bley Quintet/Coleman Classics Vol 1 ... CD
Musidisc (France), 1959/Early 70s. Used ... $14.99
This great session that was recorded in 1958 at the Hillcrest Club in LA, and which features Ornette Coleman's classic group, with Paul Bley sitting in on piano. The record is released here strangely under Bley's name, but it's really an Ornette session, with Bley sitting in on piano. The tracks are long, and the interplay between Cherry and Coleman is of classic vintage. Titles include "The Blessing", "Free", and "I Remember Harlem". The second half of the CD is fantastic material from the late 50s – recorded live, possibly at the same Hillcrest Club sessions that yielded the material on the Fabulous Paul Bley album issued in France. The set's pure Coleman, but with a twist. Bley's comping on piano gives the record more of a straight jazz groove – very interesting to hear on the 14 minute reading of "Ramblin" that's very different than any of the later ones. The group features Don Cherry, Charlie Haden, and Billy Higgins along with Coleman and Bley – and titles include "How Deep Is The Ocean", "Crossroads", and "When Will The Blues Leave". Great stuff, and a key slice of Ornette's early career! CD
(Out of print.)

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Blue Stars Of FranceLullaby Of Birdland ... CD
Mercury/Nippon (Japan), 1954. Used ... $6.99
A key link in the early career of Blossom Dearie – and a fab album of jazzy vocal tracks throughout! Before Blossom recorded some of her 50s sides for Verve in the US, she was living in France and working with The Blue Stars – a cool male/female jazz vocal group that went onto become the prototype for later acts like The Swingle Singers, Lambert Hendricks & Ross, and Les Double Six! This 1954 album by the group was actually a minor hit in the US, where their swinging harmony version of "Lullaby Of Birdland" crept up the charts for a few weeks. The album's even cooler than the hit, though, and has lots of groovy jazz vocal tracks in French, with the sort of vocalese harmony scatting that you probably already know from the more famous groups mentioned above. You can always pick out Blossom's distinctive voice in the group, but the real strength is the groovy group vocals – shining beautifully in one of the first great recordings of vocalese harmony! Tracks include "Gina", "Embrasse Moi Bien", "La Danse Du Baiser", "Toute Ma Joie", and a version of "Mister Sandman" that's been renamed "Mister L'Amour". CD
(Out of print.)

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Jimmy Bowen & OthersVanishing Point – Original Soundtrack ... CD
Amos/Bell/Harkit (UK), Early 70s. Used ... $4.99
A real lost gem – finally reissued! The cover to this one advertises the more famous names that do tracks for the album – like Mountain, Delaney & Bonnie, and others – but the best tracks here are those by the great arranger Jimmy Bowen, who turns out some excellent complicated funky numbers that have a bit of a hippy soundtrack groove! Jimmy's work here is informed by a bit of rock scoring, but the overall feel is fast and funky – and his tunes include the great "Super Soul Theme" and "Freedom Of Expression". Another nice one is Jerry Reed's "Welcome To Nevada", which has a guitar solo by Jerry, but which is also nice and funky too! Other tunes include "You Got To Believe" by Delaney & Bonnie, "Mississippi Queen" by Mountain, "So Tired" by Eve, and "Runaway Country" by Doug Dillard. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Donald BrownSend One Your Love ... CD
Muse, 1992. Used ... $3.99
The core combo here is already great – with Charnett Moffett on bass and Louis Hayes on drums – but pianist Donald Brown adds some key members to the group on a host of other tracks, and really manages to make the record sparkle! The album's a great set in the relaxed, open style of soul jazz work recorded by Muse Records in the 90s – an approach that's a lot looser than some of the other big labels at the time, in ways that really let a player like Brown show off the full range of his talents – the sort of ideas he might have picked up from playing around so often at the time. Some tunes are laidback and easygoing, others more dynamically creative – and the whole album blends styles together with a nice degree of depth. Other players include Steve Wilson on alto, soprano sax, and flute, Tom Williams on flugelhorn, and Rudy Byrd on percussion – and Eric Walker stands in for Hayes on drums on a few tracks. Titles include "Blues For Harold", "Whisper Not", "The Sequel", "Girl Watching", "Theme For Malcolm", "Crazeology", "Send One Your Love", and "The Sweetest Sounds". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ James BrownPure Dynamite! ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1964. Used ... $18.99
Raw live energy from the great James Brown – and a record that comes hot on the heels of Live At The Apollo! Like that one, this set was supposedly "recorded on the spot" – and it's even harder, faster, and noisier than that classic – with a loud-bursting sound that definitely lives up to the "dynamite" title, and which is far more unbridled than James on his King studio albums. The crowds seem to get equal time in front of the microphones as James – further enforcing the liveness of the record – and titles include "I'll Never Let You Go", "Good Good Lovin", "Shout & Shimmy", "Like A Baby", and "I'm Tired But I'm Clean". Album cover is great too – with a cool gatefold cover that's filled with photos of James, fans, and some lovely ladies! CD
(Includes obi.)
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Pure Dynamite! ... LP 29.99
Pure Dynamite! (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 18.99

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RL BurnsideMy Black Name A-Ringin' ... CD
Genes, 1969. Used ... $7.99
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Roy CSomething Nice (with bonus track) ... CD
Mercury/Playback, 1975. Used ... $7.99
Definitely something nice from the great Roy C – one of the overlooked soul singer's great 70s albums for Mercury – all of which are ripe for rediscovery by a younger generation! This one's slightly different than the rest, in that the album was recorded at the Dynamic Studios in Kingston – where Roy mixes his deep soul vocals with some slight Jamaican touches – not an outright reggae move, but just a bit of an island kick to some of the rhythms, mostly in the drums – which give some of these tunes a really sweet-stepping groove. The approach is maybe a bit like Johnny Nash, but much hipper – given the quality level of Roy C from his early years in The Honeydrippers onto these solo sides. Horace Ott arranged most of the album – and titles include "Second Time Around", "Virgin Girl", "If I Could Love You Forever", "Loneliness Has Got a Hold On Me", "Fireside", and "My Girl". CD features the bonus track "Every Woman Has A Right". CD
(Booklet has "PROMO" written in marker.)
Also available Something Nice (with bonus track) ... CD 12.99

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Matt CabShunkashito ... CD
Warner (Japan), 2016. Used ... $6.99
Cool, catchy soul from Matt Cab – a soul singer with American roots, but one who's been making much bigger waves recording albums like this for the Japanese scene – where he seems to be creating quite an audience for his music! Matt's got a style that could be huge if he were given bigger chart placement over here – instantly appealing, with a quality that's heartfelt, but never overdone – and a mode that's never trying too hard to be anything other than a kind of hummable, memorable soul with nice crossover potential – especially on the album's midtempo tracks, which might be the most appealing. The album features guest work from Sway, Maco, and Che'Nelle – and titles include "Take My Hand", "Sweet Simplicity", "Castle In The Sky", "Used To Know", "Come Back", "To You", "Call Your Name", and "That Touch". CD
(Includes obi.)

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Conte Candoli & Lee MorganDouble Or Nothin' ... CD
Liberty/Fresh Sound (Spain), 1957. Used ... $9.99
A great reissue of one of the few albums ever cut as a leader by crack drummer Charlie Persip, though you might miss that as it's issued here under Conte Candoli and Lee Morgan's names! Morgan and Candoli share the front line on only two tracks, and the set was originally issued as one of Howard Rumsey's "Lighthouse Series" sides of the 50s – but it's a lot harder-driving and more energy-filled than most of the other Lighthouse-related sides coming out of LA at the time. Half the record features Persip's group – a set of east coasters that includes Lee Morgan, Benny Golson, and Wynton Kelly – and the other part features some of the players from that ensemble mixing it up with Candoli, drummer Stan Levey and other LA talents that include Frank Rosolino, Bob Cooper, and others. In all, the album's a great meeting of east and west coast hardbop styles – with short driving tracks that include "Reggie Of Chester", "Celedia", "Moto", "The Champ", and "Wildwood". CD

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✨✧ Nelson CavaquinhoNelson Cavaquinho – Serie Documento ... CD
BMG (Brazil), 1972. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A lovely later album from samba legend Nelson Cavaquinho – an artist we love not just for his mastery of his named instrument, the cavaquinho, but also for his mellow and raspy style of singing! The set's a well-recorded batch of tunes that offers Cavaquinho's talents in a very classic style – with minimal percussion and vocal backings, in a lean samba-revival mode that's perfect for the setting. Titles include "Palhaco", "Tatuagem", "Luto", "Luz Negra", "Lagrimas Sem Juri", "Degraus Da Vida", "A Flor E O Espinho", and "Sempre Mangueira". CD
(Out of print.)

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