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May not shine under light, but should still be pretty clean,
and not too dirty.
May have a number of marks (5 to 10 at most), and obvious signs of play,
but never a big cluster of them, or any major mark that would be very deep.
Most marks should still not click under a fingernail.
May not look near perfect, but should play fairly well,
with slight surface noise, and the occasional click in part of a song,
but never throughout a whole song or more.
This is clearly a copy that was played by someone a number of times,
but which could also be a good "play copy" for someone new.
Additional Marks & Notes
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if it is an oddity that is the only wrong thing about the record.
This might include, but isn't limited to, warped records, tracks that skip,
cover damage or wear as noted above, or strictly cosmetic flaws.
Candido's firey conga is backed by a tight jazz group conducted by Ernie Wilkins. The players include Art Farmer, Jimmy Cleveland, Hank Jones, and Ernie Royal, and although they don't get to solo much, they play nice and hard, and give Candido great support in the background. Tracks include " ... LP, Vinyl record album
A rare set from trumpeter Ramon Argueso, issued on the small Royal Velvet label – and featuring the velvet voice of Raul Azpiazu! Titles include "Pina Mamey Y Zapote", "Porque", "A Callarse", "Lonely Woman", "Sabrosa", and "My ... LP, Vinyl record album
Titles include "Aguardiente", "Ilumina Mi Camino", "Ritmo De Azucar", "No Se Que Siento", "Triana", "Linda", and "Cuban Jungle". Players aren't listed, but the set is credited to "outstanding musicians of Cuba's leading ... LP, Vinyl record album
Lots of early classics, recorded with the group of Memo Salamanca – titles that include "Un Meneito Na'ma", "El Telefonito", "El Baile Del Sillon", "Baltasar Tiene Un Pollo", "Rumba En Pueblo Nuevo", "Cascarita De Limon", and "Ju ... LP, Vinyl record album
A strangely wonderful Latin set with a very drum-heavy approach! Cuban percussionist Walfredo plays in a large group with Louie Belson on the regular kit and "moog drum" – and the rest of the group features strong Latin players like Francisco Aguabella, Clare Fischer, Emil Richards ... LP, Vinyl record album
Great stuff from Benny Golson! Sure, the record features Benny's tenor set amidst some sweeter R&B arrangements – but the formula works nicely, and is Benny's lost bid to capture some of the same sort of modern soul excitement than Donald Byrd was getting in the 70s. Titles include the ... LP, Vinyl record album
Overlooked later work from Leon Haywood – an album for Casablanca that continues the funky groove he started at 20th Century in the 70s! The style's got a bit more boogie in the mix, and a touch of electro soul too – more keyboards over the basslines, but used in a sweetly sneaky way ... LP, Vinyl record album
One of the most enduring albums on the Prelude label, and a great bit of modern soul by James "D-Train" Williams. Hubert Eaves produced the album, and he added lots of tasty electro keyboards to the set, played with his usual jazzy touches and a nice flourish that gives Williams' voice a ... LP, Vinyl record album