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Like Tweet – Jazz Versions Of Authentic Bird Calls

LP (Item 27133) Columbia, Early 60s — Condition: Very Good+
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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. Cover has splitting on the top seam and discoloration from age.)  © 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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