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Bob Corwin Quartet Featuring The Trumpet Of Don Elliott

LP (Item 474702) Riverside, 1956 — Condition: Very Good

An early session from trumpeter Don Elliott – one that already has him working as the standout star in the quartet of pianist Bob Corwin! Elliott only plays on 8 of the album's 10 tracks, but his well-crafted trumpet lines really make the album sparkle – almost a Clifford Brown sort of sweetness and fluidity, with a sound that's quite different from some of more gimmicky sessions. Corwin's piano is pretty strong too, but it's clear from the way the session was recorded that the main spotlight's on Don Elliott – and for good reason too! Titles include "My Shining Hour", "Rico Jico Joe", "I Remember You", "Gone With The Wind", "Pony Tail", and "I'll Remember April".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Small blue label Bill Grauer Productions pressing, RLP 12-220, with microphone logo & deep groove. Vinyl has small press flaw bumps. Cover has some wear, aging, and small seam splits.)

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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