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Invitation To Denon/PCM Digital Jazz

LP (Item 417996) Denon (Japan), 1979 — Condition: Used

A great collection of sides issued on the Denon imprint throughout the late 70s. The originals of the LPs these tracks are taken from are getting harder and harder to come by, and this set provides a nice overview of the excellent bop, post bop and freer material the label was putting out. 14 numbers in all, including "Manhattan Fever" and "Shiny Stockings" by Frank Foster & The Loud Minority, "Soran Bushi" by Billy Harper, "Alone Too Long" by Tommy Flanagan, "On Green Dolphin Street", "Live In Tokyo", "Lady Bird" and "Tray Of Silver" by Archie Shepp, "Our Man Papa Jo" by Jo Jones, "Moonlight In Vermont" by Sonny Stitt, "Lush Life", "Together" by Tommy Flanagan and Kenny Barron, an excerpt from "Generation Suite" by the Bridgewater Brothers and 'Night Song" by Walter Davis. (Includes the insert. Cover has light wear.)  © 1996-2018, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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