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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".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Original die-cut gatefold sleeve pressing. Cover has light wear.)

Very Good

  • Vinyl can have some dirt, but nothing major.
  • May not shine under light, but should still be pretty clean, and not too dirty.
  • May have a number of marks (5 to 10 at most), and obvious signs of play, but never a big cluster of them, or any major mark that would be very deep. Most marks should still not click under a fingernail.
  • May not look near perfect, but should play fairly well, with slight surface noise, and the occasional click in part of a song, but never throughout a whole song or more.
  • This is clearly a copy that was played by someone a number of times, but which could also be a good "play copy" for someone new.

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