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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. 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.
With our Used CDs, you can expect the disc to be free of all but the lightest of
surface marks — clean, and not dirty at all. You can also expect the case to be
clean (we often change the cases ourselves — putting fresh cases on Used CDs we
handle) — and you can expect the booklet to be in good shape, unless noted
otherwise. We will list any specific details/defects underneath the item — so
look for notes on cutout marks in the case, stamps on the barcode, or details like that.
Incredibly wonderful work from Lucky Thompson – a collection of tracks from his early 70s recordings for Groove Merchant – tunes done in a style that he hardly ever used again! The work is incredibly soulful – featuring Lucky on both tenor and soprano sax, blowing in a laidback ... CD
A fantastic early recording from the great French tenor saxophonist Barney Wilen! The session's a monster – cut with rhythmic backing by Milt Jackson on piano (!?), Percy Heath on bass, and Kenny Clarke on drums – and two cuts feature additional percussion by Gana M'Bow, which gives ... CD
A fantastic album by Slide Hampton – one of his best, and one of his rarest! Like a number of other important players of his generation, Slide got his start on the American scene, but moved to Europe during the 1960s – where he really began to open up. This excellent session was ... CD
Vibist Ichrio Masuda takes on the songs of Richard Rodgers – in a setting that's a lot more fitted to the traditional spirit of the music than you'd guess from the 70s date of the record! The album's almost got a Verve sort of 50s feel – relaxed small combo grooving on familiar tunes, ... CD
Excellent rare work from Zoot Sims and French pianist Henri Renaud! The CD features 4 tracks from a 1956 session originally issued by Club Francais Du Disque – featuring a quintet with Sims on tenor, Renaud on piano, and Jon Eardley on trumpet. The work is quite unusual for Sims French ... CD
The music of Cole Porter is in wonderful hands here – a small combo led by vibist Ichiro Masuda, who's got this gentle way of swinging the tunes, and really making them open up with a lot of tonal color! Masuda's approach is more swing-based than modern, which means that he upholds a lot of ... CD