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LP (Item 760042) Choice, 1976 — Condition: Near Mint-

Forgive the silly pun in the title – and just dive in and dig this excellent 70s album from pianist Jimmie Rowles – a set that's maybe his hippest of the decade, thanks in part to work from Buster Williams on bass and Billy Hart on drums! With Buster and Billy in the mix, the set's anything but standard – as there's a depth and freshness to the rhythmic conception that really offsets Jimmie's piano – augmenting it and inspiring it, and not just bowing to its role in the lead – as can sometimes happen with other 70s rhythm trios in which Rowles works. Jimmie vocalizes a bit, but the set is mostly instrumental – and titles include "Jam Face", "While We're Young", "Where Or When", "My Mother's Love", "Irene", and two inventive medley tracks.  © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Cover has some ring & edge wear.)

Near Mint - (minus)

  • Black vinyl that may show a slight amount of dust or dirt.
  • Should still be very shiny under a light, even with slight amount of dust on surface.
  • One or two small marks that would make an otherwise near perfect record slightly less so. These marks cannot be too deep, and should only be surface marks that won't affect play, but might detract from the looks.
  • May have some flaws and discoloration in the vinyl, but only those that would be intrinsic to the pressing. These should disappear when the record is tilted under the light, and will only show up when looking straight at the record. (Buddah and ABC pressings from the 70's are a good example of this.)
  • May have some slight marks from aging of the paper sleeve on the vinyl.
  • Possible minor 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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