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Django Reinhardt (8 LP box set)

LP (Item 385407) Affinity (UK), 1937/1938/1939 — Condition: Near Mint-
$49.99 ...

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(€42.73 || £38.45 || ¥5529) (approx.)

An overstuffed collection of work by Django Reinhardt – one that focuses on his recordings at the end of the 30s, in a variety of different settings – all supported by an excellent booklet with a history on both the player and his music! Django's playing here on dates recorded under his own name – including some with Eddie South and the Hot Club of France – plus sessions cut by the bands of Coleman Hawkins, Dicky Wells, Benny Carter, Rex Stewart, Larry Adler, and Philippe Brun. The package is a nice one – and really gets to the heart of the work with full supporting details, unlike so many other cheaply done Django collections! (Includes the booklet. Box has some gloss wrinkles on the front image and a partially unglued "spine".)  © 1996-2017, 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

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