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Trees & Grass & Things

LP (Item 21125) Mainstream, 1971 — Condition: Very Good+
Gatefold
$14.99 ...

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(€13.75 || £10.06 || ¥1788) (approx.)
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A great little groover from saxophonist Charles Williams – possibly his strongest album ever, and a set that features some rare funky work from a young Don Pullen! There's a slightly bluesy undercurrent to a few cuts – thanks to organ from Pullen and guitar from Cornell Dupree – but overall, the set's in an early 70s soul jazz mode – nice and open at times, and not as tightly arranged as some of the other Mainstream Records sets. Other players include David Brooks on tenor, Jimmy Lewis on bass, William Curtis on drums, and Montego Joe on congas – helping to chop up the bottom rhythms nicely! Titles include the groovy "Booger Bear", plus "Chop Chop", "Cracklin Bread", "Trees & Grass & Things", "Exactly Like You", "Song From The Old Country", and "Moving Up". (Cover has a cut corner.)  © 1996-2015, 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.

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