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Like Tweet – Jazz Versions Of Authentic Bird Calls

LP (Item 27133) Columbia, Early 60s — Condition: Near Mint-
$13.99 ...

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(€12.38 || £9.65 || ¥1567) (approx.)
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An incredibly great album! Although the pretense for this record is similar to other "bird sounds from jazz players" sessions – the record is a darn nice batch of tracks that has a sweet soul jazz groove, and a nice goofy instrumental sound that has a lot more edges than you'd expect! The basic format is for a reed player (Jerome Richardson or Bobby Jaspar) to play a short little unaccompanied solo at the beginning of a track – making bird-like noises with their sax or flute – then the rest fo the band comes wailing in behind them, and hits a nice tight groove, filled with strong touches on instruments like organ, vibes, guitar, or mellophone. Way better than most other sleepy Puma sessions – and filled with great cuts like "Flight Patterns", "Sturnella", "Bird's Eye View", "Panic In The Birdcage", and "Skippin South". (6 eye pressing.)  © 1996-2016, Dusty Groove, Inc.

Near Mint - (minus)

  • Black vinyl that may show a slight amount of dust or dirt.
  • Should still be very shiny under a light, even with slight amount of dust on surface.
  • One or two small marks that would make an otherwise near perfect record slightly less so. These marks cannot be too deep, and should only be surface marks that won't affect play, but might detract from the looks.
  • May have some flaws and discoloration in the vinyl, but only those that would be intrinsic to the pressing. These should disappear when the record is tilted under the light, and will only show up when looking straight at the record. (Buddah and ABC pressings from the 70's are a good example of this.)
  • May have some slight marks from aging of the paper sleeve on the vinyl.
  • Possible minor surface noise when played.

Additional Marks & Notes

If something is noteworthy, we try to note it in the comments — especially 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.



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