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Trumpet Caliente

LP (Item 2407) Argo, 1962 — Condition: Very Good

Easily our favorite album ever from trumpeter Don Goldie – a record that really steps past his other sides, thanks to an excellent group! Players on the album are soul jazz heavyweights all the way through – with Leo Wright on alto and flute, Patti Brown on piano, Ben Tucker on bass, and Ray Barretto and Willie Rodriguez on percussion, giving the whole set a nice Latin swing! The "Caliente" in the set is all on the top of Goldie's sparkling trumpet lines – counterpoised nicely with the "bottom" of Tucker's bass and Brown's piano – and the session swings with a good earthy groove that we really love. Titles include the great samba swinger "I Hear A Rhapsody", plus "Goldie's Thing", "Fast Thought", and "Nightingale".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Grey label Argo pressing with deep groove. Cover has surface wear and a cutout hole.)

Very Good

  • Vinyl can have some dirt, but nothing major.
  • 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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