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Trance

LP (Item 76408) ECM, 1975 — Condition: Near Mint-

A really fantastic ECM moment from pianist Steve Kuhn – one that brings a new sort of focus to the decade's worth of music he'd been recording for other labels – in the company of a quartet that features Steve Swallow on bass, Jack DeJohnette on drums, and Sue Evans on percussion! Swallow and DeJohnette are especially great here – and really bring new energy to some song ideas that Kuhn had been mulling over in previous years – expressed beautifully on both acoustic piano and Fender Rhodes – the latter of which is captured with a fantastic sort of sonic richness. Titles include his brilliant "Something Everywhere" – plus the cuts "The Young Blade", "Silver", "Trance", "Life's Backward Glance", and "A Change Of Face".  © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Japanese pressing, on Trio!)

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

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