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LP (Item 17565) America (France), 1972 — Condition: Very Good+

One of the few older albums cut by this great French organist – a player who's perhaps best known to the world from his sessions with Stan Getz, which were released over here by Verve – but who cut a great number of excellent work that was only issued on the French market – such as this early 70s classic! Louiss has a really nice open-ended sound – one that's almost more Larry Young than Jimmy Smith at times – although overall, there's a relatively tight soul jazz feel to this set – even though most of the tracks are nice and long, too. The set's got Eddy playing organ with a combo that includes Jimmy Gourley on guitar, Kenny Clarke on drums, and Guy Pedersen on bass – and titles include "Night In Tunisia", "Tin Tin Deo", and "Four & Six/Summertime".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.

Very Good + (plus)

  • Vinyl should be very clean, but can have less luster than near mint.
  • Should still shine under a light, but one or two marks may show up when tilted.
  • Can have a few small marks that may show up easily, but which do not affect play at all. Most marks of this quality will disappear when the record is tilted, and will not be felt with the back of a fingernail.
  • This is the kind of record that will play "near mint", but which will have some signs of use (although not major ones).
  • May have slight surface noise when played.

Additional Marks & Notes

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