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Jerry Ross Symposium Vol 2

LP (Item 6940) Motown, 1972 — Condition: Very Good+
Gatefold
Sweet and easy grooving from The Jerry Ross Symposium! Jerry was a successful producer for Motown and Mercury – and was stepping more into the limelight with The Jerry Ross Symposium – a mostly instrumental group dedicated to exploring the hipper side of easy listening – aided heavily by Claus Ogerman, who arranged the set! Some cuts have dreamy chorus vocals in the background – but the main sound comes from Ogerman's masterful way of smoothing together the horns and giving the record a rolling bass at the bottom – using the electric instrument in a mode that he'd picked up from European easy of the 60s, and which emerges here with the voices in a cool style that's almost got an MPS easy sort of feel. Titles include "Superwoman", "Too Late To Turn Back Now", "How Can I Be Sure", "Day By Day", and "Too Young".  © 1996-2022, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(White label promo. Cover has a promo ink stamp, some edge wear, a small peeled spot from sticker removal on front, and is lightly bent at the front panel.)

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

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