Scripting is disabled or not working. dustygroove.com requires JavaScript to function correctly.
Style sheets are disabled or not working. dustygroove.com requires style sheets to function correctly.
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Enlarge       Note

Big City

CD (Item 552547) Concord, 1983 — Condition: Used
$13.99 ...

CD

Ernestine Anderson at the height of her powers – caught during a very successful run at Concord Records, where she was easily one of the hippest things going down at the time! The group here is a trio, and very tight – Hank Jones on piano, Monty Budwig on bass, and Jeff Hamilton on drums – all shifting easily to fit the mood and personal demeanor of Anderson's performance, which is a fair bit more dynamic than other jazz singers of the period. In a way, the record's got a similar feel to Lorez Alexandria's albums from the time – hip soul jazz vocals at its best, with just the right twists, turns, and rhythmic impulses to keep things interesting – but not enough to goof things up too much! Titles include "Big City", "Welcome To The Club", "All Blues", "All I Need Is You", "Spring Is Here", and "I'll Never Pass This Way Again".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Out of print.)

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.


Used CD Grade

We have only one grade for non-new CDs at Dusty Groove — "Used CD". This grade is somewhat all-encompassing, but we choose it because we try to offer Used CDs in the best shape possible.

When you purchase a Used CD you can expect the disc to be free of all but the lightest of surface marks, the case to be clean (we often change the cases ourselves), and the booklet to be in good shape. Used CDs may show some signs of use but if there are significant details or defects we will list them underneath the item — just like we do with LPs — so look there for notes on cutout marks, stickers, promo stamps or other details.

All of our Used CDs are guaranteed to play without skipping or flaws. If you purchase a Used CD from Dusty Groove, you have 1 week to play it to determine that it plays correctly — and if it does not, then you may return it for a full refund.


You might be interested


Karrin Allyson

Wild For You
Concord, 2004. Used
... CD

Karrin Allyson

Round Midnight
Concord, 2011. Used
... CD
Concord, 2000. Used
... CD

Rosemary Clooney

With Love
Concord, 1980. Used
Features Scott Hamilton on tenor, Nat Pierce on piano, and Cal Tjader on vibes! CD

Abbey Lincoln

World Is Falling Down
Verve (France), 1990. Used
Featuring Clark Terry, Jackie McLean, Charlie Haden and Billy Higgins – plus arrangements by Ron Carter! CD

Nat King Cole

Billy May Sessions
Capitol, 1950s/Early 60s. Used 2 CDs
... CD
MGM (Japan), 1959. Used
Billie Holiday's last recording – and a really beautiful little set that's a perfect cap to her all-too-short career! The album's got a style that's similar to the better-known Lady In Satin album – with backings from Ray Ellis that are a bit more lush than those used during the Verve ... CD

Billie Holiday

Music For Torching
Verve, 1955. Used
About as classic as you can get for Billie Holiday on Verve – a wonderfully intimate small group session, recorded with top-shelf players and a smokey torchy mood! Billie's in her later years by the time of the set, but somehow singing with even more emotion and life – working with a ... CD
EmArcy (Japan), 1955. Used
A jazz vocal masterpiece from Sarah Vaughn – one of her greatest albums ever, and a record that raised the bar for countless vocal sessions in years to come! Sarah's working here in an intimate group arranged by Ernie Wilkins – filled with famous trumpet solo work by Clifford Brown, ... CD

Tony Bennett

Art Of Romance
Columbia/RPM, 2004. Used
... CD

Tony Bennett

Art Of Romance
Columbia/RPM, 2004. Used
... CD

Claudia Villela & Kenny Werner

Dreamtales
Adventure Music, 2004. Used
Very spare vocal work from Claudia Villela – recorded with only piano backing by Kenny Werner, in a mode that hearkens back to some of the experimental European vocal sessions of the 70s, or similar work on ECM. The production's got a very spacious feel – a sense of looming urgency ... CD
 



⇑ Top