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Mariano (1988)

LP (Item 53411) Capitol/Intuition, 1988 — Condition: Very Good+
Just Sold Out!

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An obscure late 80s session from Charlie Mariano – kind of an extension of his spacey fusion of the 70s, but with smoother 80s touches. The set was recorded in Germany, with lots of keyboard work by Mike Herting, who also arranged most of the tracks and produced the album with guitarist Paul Shigihara, who also plays on the record. There's none of the brilliance of earlier days, but Mariano does manage to get in a few nice licks – and titles include "Fourth Sun", "Al Hadji", "Daria", "Kalimba", "Pink Lady", and "The Path".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Cover has light wear and a cutout notch.)

Very Good + (plus)

  • Vinyl should be very clean, but can have less luster than near mint.
  • Should still shine under a light, but one or two marks may show up when tilted.
  • Can have a few small marks that may show up easily, but which do not affect play at all. Most marks of this quality will disappear when the record is tilted, and will not be felt with the back of a fingernail.
  • This is the kind of record that will play "near mint", but which will have some signs of use (although not major ones).
  • May have slight surface noise when played.

Additional Marks & Notes

If something is noteworthy, we try to note it in the comments — especially if it is an oddity that is the only wrong thing about the record. This might include, but isn't limited to, warped records, tracks that skip, cover damage or wear as noted above, or strictly cosmetic flaws.

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