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Sir Elf

LP (Item 513933) Choice, 1973 — Condition: Sealed
A really beautiful solo album from pianist Roland Hanna – a set with a recording quality that's maybe a bit more "real world" than the smoother studio settings of other records of this nature – something that seems to bring out this open, honest quality in Hanna's piano – at a level that really makes the set a standout in his career! We're not normally ones to rave about both Hanna and solo piano sessions at this level – but there's a quality that maybe rivals that of Jaki Byard in such a mode – not as modern, but every bit as personal and individual in approach. Titles include "Yours Is My Heart Alone", "Night Of My Lights", "There Is No Greater Love", "Morning", "Walkin", and "Killing Me Softly".  © 1996-2023, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Original 70s pressing – sealed.)

Sealed

This is what it says, that the record is still held fast in shrink-wrap. We tend to be pretty suspicious about these things, so if the shrink-wrap doesn't look original, or if the record seems to have undergone some damage over time, we'll probably take it out of the wrapper to ensure that it's in good shape — which is why we don't have more of these. In some cases the shrink-wrap may be torn in spots, but if it's not possible the record has been taken out and played, the record will still qualify as "Sealed".

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