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Kenny Burrell & John Coltrane (Kenny Burrell with John Coltrane/The Cats)

LP (Item 38046) Prestige, 1957/1958 — Condition: Very Good
2LP Gatefold
A great little two-fer that brings back some of Kenny Burrell's best work! The first disc on the set is the massive set he cut with Coltrane in 1958 – and it's not only some of Burrell's best guitar playing on record, but also a unique session that has Coltrane blowing extremely well, and extremely soulfully next to a guitar. Tracks on that one include "Big Paul", "Lyresto", and "Freight Trane". The second disc features the album The Cats – cut as a leaderless session with Burrell, Tommy Flanagan, Doug Watkins, Idrees Sulieman, and Coltrane. The set's got a hard blowing sound, in that best Prestige jam session mode – and it includes some great long numbers like "Eclypso", "Minor Mishap", and "Solacium".  © 1996-2022, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Mid 70s issue. Cover has a thin strip of clear tape near the top and is stained and wavy at the bottom right corner.)

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.

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